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Conservatives win Lancashire County Council elections

In the county council elections this time round, the party recorded its best local performance since it entered the coalition. Most dramatically, it lost grou...


Abe urges Moon to implement accord

Moon was an adviser to the liberal administrations that embraced the policy of engagement and cooperation with North Korea . Moon's swearing-in on Wednesday ...


Comey's termination may fasten up Russia investigation: WH

McCabe on Thursday also assured senators he will alert them to any effort to interfere with the investigation into Russia's election meddling and possible ties ...


Ransomware cyberattack: United Kingdom works to restore NHS systems after 'unprecedented' hacking

Private security firms identified the ransomware as a new variant of "WannaCry" that had the ability to automatically spread across large networks by exploiting...


UK health system has recovered from cyber attack, says minister

London's Barts Health NHS Trust, the largest trust in the United Kingdom, cancelled all outpatient appointments at its five hospitals today. Health workers r...


Macron's victory overshadowed by possible crisis, European Union challenges

President Donald Trump has called French President-elect Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him. That would force Macron, who will be inaugurated on Sunday, to s...


Pope canonizes siblings behind Portugal's Fatima visions

Last year, in response to an answer about then-candidate Trump's views on immigration and his intention to build a wall along the US border with Mexico, Francis...


Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits

On May 13, 1917, three children: Jacinta and Francisco Marto and their cousin Lucia dos Santos, claimed that the Virgin Mary had appeared before them while th...


Trump to Implement Commission on "Election Integrity"

Dunlap, who is a past president of the National Association of Secretaries of State, said he's been told that secretaries of state in New Hampshire, Indiana...


Elections BC accepts recounts for two ridings, rejects four other requests

However, Benninger estimates that about 40 to 60 members are now deployed and of those, probably only five to 10 voted. NDP candidate Jodie Wickens, of Coquit...


Ex-NHS Digital chief: Cyber attack 'always going to happen'

Earlier, Kaspersky researcher Costin Raiu cited 45,000 attacks in 74 countries, saying that the malware, a self-replicating "worm", was spreading quickly. EC3 s...


Nations grapple with huge cyberattack, but more's coming

Russian Railways: State media said a virus attacked the IT system of Russian Railways, but it did not affect operations due to a prompt response. According to...


Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier Ends In Controversial No Contest

Texas had not adopted the new rules where a fighter can be deemed fair game for a knee to the head if he is on both feet but touches the fingers of one hand to ...


UK Health Care Systems Recovering From Cyber-Attack

Cybersecurity firm Avast said it had identified more than 75,000 ransomware attacks in 99 countries on Friday, making it one of the broadest and most damaging c...


Twenty-four Chibok girls to return to school: Nigerian officials

This was revealed by the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan. Eighty-two of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria...


Russian Federation investigation issues subpoena for Flynn

The subpoenas were issued by U.S. Attorney Dana Boente in the last several weeks from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Alexandria, Va. Flynn was sacked by Trump ...


Senate holds key to better health care insurance

The contentious debate over overhauling the health care system shifts to the Senate and a moderate Republican, Sen. Priebus said concerns about people with pr...


Tennessee legislature passes free tuition program

State Attorney General Herbert Slatery's analysis of the measure said it could be unconstitutional because it doesn't account for severe mental and emotional ha...


Local elections 2017: Six key lessons for the general election

If the trend continues, it could put the Conservatives on course to win dozens of parliamentary seats from its Labout in a snap general election on June 8. The ...


Four candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director job to be interviewed after Comey firing

Trump's threatening tweet warning Comey that he may have taped private conversations between the two of them has intensified concerns on both sides of the aisle...


Israeli Cabinet Moves to Downgrade Status of Arabic Language

The legislation still has to go through further drafting by the Justice Ministry and pass several votes in parliament. The bill was initially much farther rea...


Mother's Day Ideas: Buy Best Mothers Day Presents for your Mom

If you belong to the second category, you can probably promise her this Mother's Day that you will try to see her more often in years to come. Most cons...


Trump to move quickly to replace Federal Bureau of Investigation director

It's not clear yet whether Trump has any recordings of the conversation that took place. Trump's dismissal letter to Comey says the move was necessary "to resto...


Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn get personal over defence on election trail

However, Ian Lavery, Labour's national campaign chairman and most recent MP for Wansbeck, said: "This is nonsense". " We have the chance to restore our role a...


Nigeria's President Buhari welcomes freed Chibok schoolgirls

At the meeting, the president welcomed the girls in the capital city of Abuja and said: "I can not express in a few words how happy I am to welcome our dear g...


Trump says he may choose a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by Friday

On Tuesday, the White House announced Comey was sacked as Trump's decision came at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and deputy attorney gene...


Former US Attorney reacts to Sessions' call for tougher sentences

Currently, almost half of the federal prison population is already in custody for drug crimes. Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), one of Paul's conservative partners in ...


Trump sees 'fast' decision over new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, Republican Senator John Cornyn, New York Appeals Court Judge Michael Garcia and former Assistant Attorney General Alice Fis...


North Korea in 'CIA Biochemical ATTACK plot' as elite unit created

The last time that Han appeared to brief foreign diplomats in Pyongyang was last December, to present North Korea's response to the latest round of United Natio...


Trump lawyers: Documents show no undisclosed Russian income

The announcement came as NBC News reported , citing unidentified sources, that the committee had also sought information relevant to the Russian Federation inv...


Netanyahu slams Abbas for lying to Trump's face

Abbas spoke through an interpreter and said: "We are coming into a new opportunity a new horizon that would enable us to bring about peace". Abbas had demande...


Hamas selects popular Gaza politician Ismail Haniyeh as its new leader

Hamas controls the Gaza Strip while Fatah, through the Palestinian National Authority, controls the West Bank. "Hamas murders women and children, it's launc...


Bill to declare Israel a Jewish state back on national agenda

Defining Israel as the "national home of the Jewish people" has also raised concerns among rights activists and others anxious over discrimination and attempts ...


Bring on the 'gorilla:' Eurovision final brings glittery fun

The Eurovision Song Contest is on BBC1 tonight at 8pm. Other non-European entrants include Israel and Azerbaijan. "It's worse than last year", he said on a la...


Trump says 'major help from God' led to win

But Trump himself has given his critics a lot of fodder over the last several days. Trump appeared in good spirits at the end of a tumultuous week in which he...