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Brazil's president may lead a 'walking dead administration'

Neves almost won the presidency in 2014 and had planned to run in 2018. Several prominent Brazilian politicians have been charged on grounds of corruption i...


Man who ran over pedestrians was 'hearing voices'

It's believed he had been smoking the drug, also known as K2, prior to the crash that killed a tourist and injured 22 others. Rojas initially tested negative ...


Had anticipated India's victory at ICJ: Harish Salve

The argument was rejected by the ICJ. And that man was none other than Harish Salve, the lawyer representing India at the ICJ. "Pakistan shall take all measur...


Opposing Brexit and scrapping diesel cars lead Liberal Democrat manifesto

The Party's 2017 manifesto, which is being launched in London later today (17 May) also outlines the Lib Dems' plan to extend ultra-low-emission zones, as pla...


Trump Russia inquiry: Former FBI boss to lead probe

These meetings come as the President is seething over the Justice Department's decision to appoint a special counsel. "I know that Director Mueller will work ha...


Friday's Iranian presidential election down to a two-man race

Supporters of the hardline camp are now widely visible online, in thousands of posts on Twitter or joining dozens of channels and groups affiliated with their c...


Syrian Kurds plan drive on ISIS hub

Turkey says the group is an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK. Turkey has asked the U.S.to extradite Gulen, but that request has gone n...


Justice Department appoints special counsel in Russian Federation investigation

The US president is quoted as saying: "I hope you can let this go". He said he respected the special counsel appointment but also said it "hurts our country...


US vows further action against Venezuela's 'bad actors' barring changes

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said the United States called for Wednesday's first-ever Security Council consultations on Venezuela to seek joint efforts to ensu...


US extends sanctions relief under Iran nuclear deal

Trump imposed new penalties on seven Iranian and Chinese people and companies regarding the Islamic Republic's ballistic missile program. Another sign of supp...


Twin bomb blasts rock university of Maiduguri in Nigeria, 1 dead

Abu Hanifa Babati, the student union government president, confirmed the attacks. Datti said that the incidence occurred when the new Director-General of NEMA...


Trump denies asking Comey to stop Flynn probe

No. Next question", Trump replied during a press conference with the Colombian president when asked about the New York Times report that Comey had written a m...


Len McCluskey 'confident' that opinion polls will start to turn for Labour

An analysis by the party of energy company accounts in 2013 found they were paying out £3.2 billion a year in dividends and interest payments. Labour would no...


US Embassy to Stay in Tel Aviv For Now

The White House disputed the account. When Friedman arrived in Israel this week, his first act was to visit Jerusalem's Western Wall, the holiest place where ...


Trump intends to renegotiate NAFTA as early as August

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross last week said the White House had not yet decided whether to continue the pact as a three-nation deal, or split it into two sepa...


Britain to arrest criminal behind NHS cyber attack: Home Secretary

Home Secretary Amber Rudd will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency COBRA committee later. The cyber attack which hit the NHS was a ransomware att...


European Union Bans Nigerian Airline, Med-View from Entering UK Airspace…See Details

The European Commission said the EU Air Safety List not only helped "maintain high levels of safety in the EU, but it also helps affected countries to improve t...


Senate committees want Comey memos; intelligence panel asks him to testify

Charles Grassley welcomed Trump's firing of Comey, and told critics to 'Suck it up and move on, ' in an appearance on Fox News. "There was an additional sensiti...


China's Yulin festival banned from selling dog meat

Animal rights groups say dog meat has been banned at a controversial festival in China, but local restaurants claim they haven't heard anything about the purpor...


France urges investigation into Syrian regime incineration of prisoners

Stuart Jones, acting assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs, said US officials believe the crematorium could be used to dispose of bodies at a pr...


Irish PM to retire as party leader

He became the longest-serving Fine Gael Taoiseach in April 2017. The two challengers were left to fight it out as Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald and Educ...


The mechanics of the Trump-Russia special counsel

Bush and held the job for the entire Obama administration, didn't immediately embrace the idea of a special counsel while facing persistent questions from Democ...


Kapil Mishra begins hunger strike, seeks details of AAP leader's foreign trip

In the special Delhi Assembly Session called on Tuesday, the corruption allegations were not discussed at all while AAP MLAs focused on EVM tampering charges. T...


As controversy swirls around Trump, Russia watches helplessly

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump broke with longstanding White House protocol when he reportedly asked former FBI Director James Comey to go easy in his inve...


Iran sanctions 9 American firms as countermeasure

The Islamic Republic underlined that will not stop its missile program amid a new round of sanctions imposed by U.S. on Iranian and Chinese figures for supporti...


Nicola Sturgeon casts vote in Scottish council elections

But the local results will give the SNP free info on whether they should worry in Pete Wishart's Perth seat, Callum McCaig's constituency of Aberdeen South or i...


Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous

That could open the door to renegotiation talks to begin by August 16. Frederic Garcia, President of Mexico's Executive Council of Global Companies (CEEG), sa...


Trump denies telling Comey to back off, bashes former Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump and the White House initially said that he'd chose to fire Comey on Rosenstein's advice, before walking that back some, with the president acknowledging...


Special counsel a 'witch hunt,' Trump says; Senators briefed on Mueller

Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. told reporters. Inland members of Congress from both parties reacted positively to the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Muell...


Richard Rojas identified as Times Square car crash suspect

According to the Associated Press, the suspect initially tested negative for alcohol, but other tests would be run to determine if he was high. Twenty-two peopl...


US President Donald Trump considering 11 candidates to replace James Comey

Abbate has long worked in the Federal Bureau of Investigation and now serves as the executive assistant director for the Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services ...


Trump lashes out: abused by 'greatest witch hunt'

Domestic political pressure has mounted on U.S. President Donald Trump after former FBI director Robert Mueller's appointment as the special counsel to oversee ...


Suspected Driver of Car Ramming Into Pedestrians in NYC Times Square Identified

One person is dead, and at least 20 more people have been injured, after a man drove his vehicle up the wrong way up a Times Square street and ploughed into ped...


Blood tests to resume at NHS cyber attack hospitals from tomorrow

A spokesman for the Southend and Castle Point Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), said: "NHS Southend CCG and NHS Castle Point and Rochford CCG have been work...


Twister kills 1, hurts 25 in Barron County

Mary Fallin, who called the damage "devastating". He said his sister also had a 2-month-old grandson, Nolan, in the home when the storm hit, and they had nowher...