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US Air Force shot down Syrian combat drone in southern Syria

The area, which is used by US special forces to train Syrian rebel groups for future campaigns against the so-called Islamic State , has emerged as the latest battleground between USA -backed forces ...

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Deputy attorney general says he sees no reason to fire special counsel

Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller as special counsel overseeing the probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, deflected the question in a House committee hearing Tuesday afternoon. Mr Muelle...

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Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'

Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'

Justice William Atuguba was the only dissenting judge, Joy News' Joseph Ackah Blay reported. There was a huge controversy in January 2016 when the president chose to admit to Ghana two terror su...

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Judge orders Ivanka Trump to testify in shoe dispute

Judge orders Ivanka Trump to testify in shoe dispute

The luxury shoe company Aquazzura Italia SRL sued the President's eldest daughter a year ago in Manhattan federal court - claiming her Hettie model sandal was a knockoff of the brand's best-sellin...

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Daesh bombers kill 9 in Iraq's Anbar: Army source

Nine people, including soldiers and civilians, died in Anbar province in Iraq on Friday after a suicide bomber blew himself up. USA -supported Iraqi government offensives have wrested back several i...

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Russian navy launches missile strikes at ISIS targets In Syria

Both Russia and Iran are pivotal allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and have helped the regime recapture large swathes of territory, especially in and around large population centres in wester...

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Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident

Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds were conducting a single-ship familiarization flight on Friday June 23, 2017 . The Air Force said the plane sustained damage and Gonsalves and his passeng...

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Senate Health Care Bill: 5th Republican Senator Comes Out Against GOP Plan

Trump made the plan's repeal a centrepiece of his 2016 election campaign. The Senate Republican bill is a tax giveaway to the wealthiest Americans; the top one-tenth of the one percent would re...

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Rep. Steve Scalise is now in 'fair' condition after shooting

Rep. Steve Scalise is now in 'fair' condition after shooting

Scalise arrived at the hospital "with an imminent risk of death", Sava said. The man who shot Scalise and others at the baseball practice had with him a piece of paper with doodles and the names of ...

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Senate Health Bill: Dayton Disabilities Advocates Raise Alarms Over Medicaid Cuts

Senate Republicans have released their version of a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare . Walker told reporters Friday he hopes the bill can be changed to help protect the system in place ...

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Police carry demonstrators away from protest

Police carry demonstrators away from protest

Disability rights organization ADAPT staged a "die-in" outside Rep. McConnell's office to protest Trumpcare, legislation that would mean as much as $800 billion in cuts to Medicaid, according to ...

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Five GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it

Sen. It is simply not the answer. But Caroline Pearson, a senior vice president at the consulting firm Avalere Health, says the bill bases its tax credits on lower-quality insurance."If you're payin...

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Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

All three were working for production company #5 Bis Productions on a programme for the French news show Envoye Special, aired on public television channel France 2. Robert's producer, Nicolas Jaillar...

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Russian Federation protests: Kremlin critic Navalny among hundreds detained

Russian Federation protests: Kremlin critic Navalny among hundreds detained

Thousands of protesters turned out anyway, and dozens of detentions were reported in both Moscow and St. Petersburg. A Moscow court found Navalny guilty on Monday of repeatedly breaking regula...

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Israeli forces detain 14 Palestinians in West Bank, man in Jerusalem

Israeli forces detain 14 Palestinians in West Bank, man in Jerusalem

Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the issue is between the Palestinian leadership and Hamas , an Islamic militant group that Israel refuses to deal with. The deliverie...

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Senate Republicans Try to Defund Planned Parenthood in Health Care Bill Gamble

Senate Republicans Try to Defund Planned Parenthood in Health Care Bill Gamble

Women will be better served and children's lives will be saved only when the almost half billion dollars that Planned Parenthood syphons away from the Medicaid system is redirected to the thousands of...

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Terror suspect is shot by soldiers after explosion at Brussels station

He was shot dead after he shouted " Allahu akbar " - Arabic for "God is great" - and tried to attack a soldier in the station, Van der Sypt said. "There was a smaller blast", emanating from the indi...

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Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border

Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border

Israel captured the Golan Heights from Syria in the 1967 Mideast war. Around 10 mortar impacts were identified in Israeli territory, around the Quneitra area, in the afternoon's incident. The SCMM a...

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US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria

Earlier this week, a US F/A 18 fighter jet shot down a Syrian regime war plane after it dropped bombs near US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in the area around the city of Tabqah in Northern Syr...

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Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidates'

Republicans have some breathing room after Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia to avoid a major upset ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. "It's time for some ...

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UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London

UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London

Gould said 83 residents in the evacuated flats had refused to leave their flats but the council warned that any residents refusing to leave their homes would be forcefully evacuated due to fire safety...

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Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer says

Trump authorized the sale, the manufactures said on Friday, but the offer is still subject to congressional approval. "There is an inherent tension between Trump's vision of "America First" and Prim...

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Obama slams new Republican healthcare bill

As pointed out by several outlets, if the Affordable Healthcare Act ( ACA ) - better known as Obamacare - was an attempt to ensure that the wealthy pay more for healthcare and the poor pay far les...

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Democrats Try To Push Nancy Pelosi Out To Win Back House Majority

Democrats Try To Push Nancy Pelosi Out To Win Back House Majority

As NPR's Geoff Bennett reports, Democrats in Congress have spent the day trying to figure out what they need to do differently if they want to take back control of the House next year. Before he...

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Fifth Republican senator opposes chamber's health-care bill

Senate Republican leadership released their highly anticipated health care bill this week, but as of now, there's a lot of uncertainty over whether it will pass the Senate. Cantwell is hoping to organ...

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London fire: 79 people feared dead, five victims have been identified

London fire: 79 people feared dead, five victims have been identified

He said: "We must also prepare people for the awful reality that some people may not be identified due to the intensity of the fire". "We must also prepare people for the bad reality that some peopl...

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Chelsea Put Virgil van Dijk at Top of Transfer Targets List

Chelsea Put Virgil van Dijk at Top of Transfer Targets List

Nonetheless, the west Londoner's need to determine if they can justify weighing out such a lofty fee for a defender. Chelsea's small squad was enough to win the Premier League title in 2016/17, bu...

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Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Qatar must shut down Al Jazeera and all affiliated channels. - Cut ties to extremist organizations. The source added, "The fact that Qatari intelligence mediates between terrorist organizations,...

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Fifth GOP Senator says he won't back AHCA

Fifth GOP Senator says he won't back AHCA

Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Mike Lee of Utah joined Cruz in a joint statement they're "not ready to vote for this bill". "I need to have enough time to evaluate...

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CPI urges BJD, JD(U) to support Meira

CPI urges BJD, JD(U) to support Meira

He appealed to the electorates from Telangana State to vote as per their conscience in the Presidential elections . "There is no doubt about the result". Asked to comment on Nitish Kumar's JD (U)...

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North Korea rebuttal: Otto Warmbier's death 'a mystery'

While Pyongyang accepted U.S. demands for Mr Warmbier's return on humanitarian grounds, Washington "totally distorted this truth and dared to clamour about "retaliation" and 'pressure"' on "dignified"...

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Trump making calls to senators on healthcare bill

Trump making calls to senators on healthcare bill

President Trump spent Thursday and Friday calling senators to mobilize support for GOP healthcare legislation. Katie Waldman, press secretary for Daines, said the senator has not made a decision abo...

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Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill

Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill

The emergence of four Senate sceptics underscored the difficulty for Republicans of steering the legislation down a narrow path to passage. Wisconsin's Republican senator is one of more than...

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Two Mali tourist resort attackers killed

Two people were killed and two others injured when unidentified militants launched attack at the Kangaba Le Campement resort on the suburb of capital Bamako. Mali's special forces arrived on the scene...

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Pakistan identifies as 'preachers' Chinese who Islamic State claims to have killed

Pakistan identifies as 'preachers' Chinese who Islamic State claims to have killed

Pakistan authorities identified the pair as Lee Zing Yang , 24, and Meng Li Si , 26, who were abducted by armed men pretending to be policemen on May 24 in Quetta , the provincial capital of Baluch...

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