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Lancashire County Council election: Tories gain control

The numbers so far are ominous for Labour at the general election, with the Conservatives benefiting from the huge decline in support for Ukip . LOCAL electi...


Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

The missile was sacked from the Kusong area north-west of the capital Pyongyang early on Sunday and flew about 700 kilometres before landing in the Sea of Japan...


Clashes break out just 'minutes' after Syria de-escalation deal implemented

It is not clear how the cease-fire or "de-escalation zones" will be enforced in areas still to be determined in maps to emerge a month from now. Iran , Assad's...


Willing to turn OBOR into path for peace: Xi Jinping

Besides its opposition to the CPEC, which India has raised at the highest forums during bilateral interactions, New Delhi in a statement on Saturday also cite...


After Ransomware, Next Global Cyber-Attack Likely On Monday, Say Experts

Less than 5 percent of the trusts actually use that system any more, and there is money available to strengthen this system. NHS Digital said that 4.7% of dev...


Next global cyber-attack likely on Monday

The National Cyber Security Centre applauded his actions and said in a statement: "Media reports today have rightly praised the efforts of MalwareTech to ta...


Trump addresses class of 2017 at Liberty University

Overall, the speech lacked fireworks, a rarity for a Trump gathering. Trump has given the commencement address and he's citing the class of 2017, "dressed i...


ASEAN welcomes progress on framework for South China Sea code of conduct

Also absent from Duterte's 25-page statement issued yesterday, a day after the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Manila, was specific mention of ...


US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick - Schumer

In his news briefing later that day, White House press secretary Sean Spicer declined repeatedly to explain what the tweet meant or address questions about whet...


BC Greens begin talks with other parties

Morgane Oger, a New Democrat, lead most of the evening, but incument Liberal Sean Sullivan, a former Vancouver major, pulled ahead in late returns. Weaver has s...


Trump for stronger sanctions against North Korea after its missile launching

While North Korea regularly tests shorter-range missiles, it is also working to master the technology needed to field nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the...


Trump, Moon to Meet 'as Soon as Possible'

The statement says Xi relayed China's opposition to the missile-defense system being installed in South Korea that it says threatens its own security. Moon's wi...


Guardiola praises 'brave' referee after weird penalty

However, Toure has barged his way back into the starting XI, Navas' pace has been utilised at right wing-back, Clichy is still able to provide a defensive maste...


Trump seeks to quickly replace sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Now they're trying to contain the damage by steering President Donald Trump back to calmer waters, so far without success. President Donald Trump said on Satu...


Trump may pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

Comey has not confirmed Trump's account. The choice of a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director seen as independent from the White House will be closely...


FBI Agents Association endorses Mike Rogers for FBI director

Among her jobs at the Justice Department, she led the Office of Intelligence Policy and Review. "Rogers' unique and diverse experience will allow him to effec...


Everyone in the Dark over Trump's Next Move Following Abbas Meeting

The comments come as key members of the Trump administration meet with Palestinian officals in an effort to strike a deal that will restore peace in the region....


'Unprecedented' cyber attack hits 100 countries including India

The NHS has not been affected in Wales and Northern Ireland. The UK's National Cyber Security Center said it is "working round the clock" to restore vital healt...


Jeremy Corbyn brands War on Terror a failure

Labour may have chosen a relatively aged leader in the 67-year-old Jeremy Corbyn, but the polls suggest he shouldn't count on his sexagenarian peers for any h...


I'd been planning to fire James Comey for a while

President Donald Trump said Thursday that, leading up to his firing of FBI Director James Comey , he had been frustrated with the FBI's investigation into ti...


Stoke City out to upset Arsenal's Champions League hopes

As one Reddit user calculated: say Arsenal draw 1-1 to Stoke, thrash Sunderland 3-0 and beat Everton 2-1, they would finish on 73 points, 74 goals and a...


#WithFewExceptions Is The Newest Meme To Troll Donald Trump About Russia

I doubt it". Just say, "Your tax returns reflect a few, discrete deals involving Russian funds and we detail these below". "Maybe I'll release them after I'm ...


Xi Jinping offers billions for China's Silk Road initiative

China will be holding a high profile meeting on the initiative of China Silk Road that will link Asia to Europe tomorrow in Beijing called One Belt One Road sum...


Trump warns Comey over leaks to media — Federal Bureau of Investigation row

But this appeared to undermine earlier comments from administration officials that Mr Comey had been fired on the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessio...


US says Trump 'can't imagine Russia pleased' with North Korea missile

North Korea's state media reiterated its position to enhance its self-defense capabilities Sunday as it test-fired what appeared to be a ballistic missile in de...


Erdogan: New Silk Road to eradicate terrorism

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum in China's capital Beijing on Sunday, Erdogan said the New Silk Road initiative was a very importa...


Kapil Mishra Ignores Doctors' Advice To Be Hospitalised, To Continue Hunger Strike

They were bundled into a bus and taken away even as they were shouting "inquilab zindabad" and carrying banners saying "Kapil Mishra jis thali mein khata hai, u...


Sumit enters gold medal round of Asian Championship

India had won four silver and four bronze medals in the competition. After conceding a point, the Indian grappler was quick to pull back two points by overpow...


Trump 'cannot imagine that Russian Federation is pleased' with North Korean missile test

President Trump has been brief on the latest missile test by North Korea. Last week South Koreans elected a new president, Moon Jae-in, who favours a much sof...


China calls for restraint after North Korea missile launch

Moon, unlike his conservative predecessors, advocates reconciliation with Pyongyang but warned Sunday that dialogue would be possible "only if the North changes...


'Fast decision' expected on Comey's Federal Bureau of Investigation replacement

His comments came ahead of an address to students at Liberty University, an evangelical institution that was created to both inspire the youth audience and help...


France's Hollande leaves the presidential palace

In the first round of voting, more than 45 percent chose either Le Pen or other candidates who promised the opposite of Macron's medicine - that they would clos...


Pope makes 2 Fatima children saints on centenary of visions

The visions drew huge popular interest, bolstering the persecuted Catholic Church in Portugal. The Marian image and portraits of Saints Francisco and Jacinta ...


Tillerson straddles fence on United States climate change policy at Arctic Council

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed on Thursday a declaration acknowledging the threat posed by climate change to the Arctic and indicating the need for a...


North Korea holds another missile launch test

Whatever the type of missile, the launch forces the new South Korean leader, Moon Jae-in, to put dealing with Pyongyang, at least for now, above the domestic ec...