• Owen Smith: Corbyn made mistake sacking me over Brexit stance
Owen Smith: Corbyn made mistake sacking me over Brexit stance

Lord Hain said Mr Smith had been doing a "terrific job" and "in a shadow cabinet with few big hitters he was definitely one". Berger found the reply "wholly inadequate". A major communal demonstration will be held outside the weekly meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party tomorrow amid escalating anger over Labour anti-Senitism and the specific...

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  • Fire breaks out on top floors of hotel near Dublin airport
Fire breaks out on top floors of hotel near Dublin airport

TV3 said firefighters had evacuated "everyone" from the building - although it is not clear if there are injuries. Sinn Fein MEP Lynn Boylan shared a photo of the scene. "I hope everyone is safe". In the past the hotel has been used for emergency accomodation for the homeless, but Anthony Flynn of Inner City Helping Homeless has confirmed that ...

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  • Windies hoping to settle grouses in final
Windies hoping to settle grouses in final

With this victory, Afghanistan will be joining the West Indies , who have already booked a spot in next year's tournament in England . The ten team tournament has gained criticism due to the lack of Associate teams in the tournament. It was very hard for me to control. So, the momentum is with us and we'd like to take it into the final. "The ...

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  • EPL: Why Salah will reject Real Madrid
EPL: Why Salah will reject Real Madrid

Salah has been in sensational form since the start of the season, notching a very impressive 34 goals and 10 assists in all competitions. "We were always a club that bought the best players, we didn't sell our best players", Evans told the Liverpool Echo .

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  • Winter Storm Warning changed to ADVISORY for Alexandria area
Winter Storm Warning changed to ADVISORY for Alexandria area

Although there may be a couple flurries flying early this morning, most of the rest of the weekend will be nice and quiet. Strong and gusty east winds will reduce visibility, especially during the heaviest snow. Totals will range from 2 to 4 inches for many, with an isolated higher total in some bands farther south. NWS predicts wet and heavy sno...

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  • Trump Won't Hire 2 Lawyers Whose Appointments Were Announced Days Ago
Trump Won't Hire 2 Lawyers Whose Appointments Were Announced Days Ago

Trump hired Joe diGenova , former United States attorney for the District of Columbia and frequent Fox News guest, to serve on his personal legal team last week before Dowd resigned . Corallo on Thursday said that he had formally waived any conflict involving Toensing's work for Trump. "Fame & fortune will NEVER be turned down by a lawyer, thou...

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  • Dowd resigns as Trump's lawyer amid disagreements on strategy
Dowd resigns as Trump's lawyer amid disagreements on strategy

As per a media report , US President Donald Trump on Thursday had expressed his willingness to speak to Robert Mueller in regard to the Russian Federation probe. Trump's lawyers and advisers fear that, if interviewed, he could inadvertently perjure himself. Trump has been increasingly vocal about his dislike for the Mueller investigation ...

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  • Fugitive ex-Catalan leader held by police in Germany
Fugitive ex-Catalan leader held by police in Germany

A Spanish Supreme Court judge reactivated an worldwide arrest warrant for him on Friday . Police did not say exactly where Puigdemont, who had been living in Brussels since late October, was being held but the Spanish press said he was at a police station in the nearby town of Schuby.

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  • Woman arrested after seen in Facebook video giving marijuana to baby
Woman arrested after seen in Facebook video giving marijuana to baby

The incident occurred on March 10 at Launga village, but police took action after 12 days. The terrified woman , tied by her hands to a rope hanging from a tree, can be heard screaming in pain as her husband repeatedly whipped her with a leather belt in northern India.

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  • U.S. destroyer INTERCEPTED by two Chinese warships in 'serious provocation'
U.S. destroyer INTERCEPTED by two Chinese warships in 'serious provocation'

However, China's Defence Ministry in a statement late Friday called the American behaviour a "serious political and military provocation against China". "The goal is to test and improve the training level of the troops and comprehensively improve the ability to win", state media said. Taiwan's defense ministry said this week it had shadowed a C...

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  • Trump's focus is money as Saudi prince visits
Trump's focus is money as Saudi prince visits

The US and Saudi Arabia are developing an increasingly close partnership, encompassing everything from isolating Iran to bolstering business ties beyond energy into technology, defense and entertainment, according to top US and Saudi officials.

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  • Paul McCartney Pays Tribute to John Lennon at Rally
Paul McCartney Pays Tribute to John Lennon at Rally

McCartney was one of thousands of people who attended marches against gun violence in all 50 states, Washington D.C., and countries around the world on Saturday to commemorate victims of gun violence and call for tougher gun control measures.

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  • US charges Iranians in massive hacking scheme on universities
US charges Iranians in massive hacking scheme on universities

Each individual was a leader, contractor, associate, hacker for hire, or affiliate of the Mabna Institute , a private government contractor based in the Islamic Republic of Iran that performed this work for the Iranian government, at the behest of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps .

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  • Turkish president says army to extend offensive in northwestern Syria
Turkish president says army to extend offensive in northwestern Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Monday to further expand military operations against Kurdish militants in Syria to its eastern parts such as Manbij and Ayn al-Arab or Kobani. If Turkish pro-government forces advance, they could come into contact with USA troops stationed in region. It appears the majority of the population of th...

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  • Israel Detains Palestinian Children and Foreign Activists, One from Inside Hospital
Israel Detains Palestinian Children and Foreign Activists, One from Inside Hospital

Ahed Tamimi, 17, became a hero to Palestinians after the December 15 incident outside her home in the village of Nabi Saleh was streamed live on Facebook by her mother and went viral. This comes after the Supreme court ruled that the Israeli police had no legal authority to withhold the bodies, Hassan Jabareen, founder and general director of leg...

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  • Syria rebels prepare to quit penultimate pocket of Ghouta
Syria rebels prepare to quit penultimate pocket of Ghouta

The government of President Bashar Al Assad and its ally Russian Federation have implemented a "leave or die" strategy with air strikes on rebel-held areas as they look to end six years of opposition control. A girl looks at the camera during evacuations from eastern Ghouta , near Damascus, Syria . Ahrar Al Sham had made some demands in talks...

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  • Missing Iowa family found dead in Mexico
Missing Iowa family found dead in Mexico

Louis and they "didn't hear from them", Weland said. There was no bad deed! The news was also confirmed by Ashli Peterson, a relative to the Sharps. The coach of the Spartans, the basketball team, Todd Lorensen told the Des Moines Register that the family would follow them to watch games. The family went missing on Wednesday, according to a F...

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  • Winter Storm Watch: More Snow Likely Friday and Saturday
Winter Storm Watch: More Snow Likely Friday and Saturday

A spring nor'easter targeted the Northeast on Wednesday with strong winds and a foot or more of snow expected in some parts of the region. Among the results of that storm was a reunion held every few years at the Becker farm and sawmill north of Garrison, where several travelers spent a couple of days while waiting for snow plows to clear the roads...

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  • USA approves $1 billion in Saudi defence contracts
USA approves $1 billion in Saudi defence contracts

Washington-The United States has formally approved weapons sales to Saudi Arabia totaling more than $1 billion, despite growing pressure from rights groups to halt arms deals with Riyadh. Prince Mohammed's reformist message and the promise of Saudi investment in the United States has endeared him to the neophyte US president-39 years his elder-an...

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  • Melania Trump honors International Women of Courage at State Dept.
Melania Trump honors International Women of Courage at State Dept.

Curious viewers of the video are asking one question on Facebook: Where is first lady Melania Trump? President Donald Trump's wife arrived pretty in pink, clad a pastel suit by Emilio Pucci with a yellow sweater and nude Christian Louboutin pumps that peeped out from under her flared pants.

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  • European Union to recall ambassador from Moscow over attack on ex-spy
European Union to recall ambassador from Moscow over attack on ex-spy

The head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said that EU member states expressed their thoughts on the need to develop relations with Russian Federation. It is noted that Mei has submitted to the Macron and Merkel detailed information "about the investigation into a rash of applications on the streets of Salisbury military nerve agent...

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  • 'Hero' officer dies after French supermarket siege
'Hero' officer dies after French supermarket siege

Islamic State claimed responsibility for Friday's attack but offered no details. Mr Macron has said security services are checking that claim. French authorities called him a hero, and President Emmanuel Macron praised the police response.

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  • Trump Threatens To Veto Budget, Raising Risk Of Government Shutdown
Trump Threatens To Veto Budget, Raising Risk Of Government Shutdown

The US President also hesitated at the Dollars 1.3 trillion price tag of the bill, saying "that the number is so large" and said "we had no choice but to fund our military". The veto tweet surprised Republican lawmakers, who thought they had secured President Trump's approval earlier this week and when the bill was passed at the House on Thursday...

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  • NEVER AGAIN: Trump Signs Budget Bill, Warns Congress it 'Won't Happen Again'
NEVER AGAIN: Trump Signs Budget Bill, Warns Congress it 'Won't Happen Again'

The $1.3 trillion spending bill, which would fund the government through September 30, is the culmination of months of negotiations. The president signed the budget legislation Friday at the White House, hours after he hinted at vetoing it because it lacked the $1.6 billion he specifically sought for a border wall .

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  • Justine Damond shooting suspect given bail on condition of giving up passport
Justine Damond shooting suspect given bail on condition of giving up passport

However, the defense quickly pointed out that Noor has remained in the Twin Cities during the investigation and turned himself in, as soon as a warrant was issued. "However, justice demands accountability for those responsible for recklessly killing the fellow citizens they are sworn to protect, and today's actions reflect that".

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  • Dapchi: Mama Boko Haram speaks on release of schoolgirls
Dapchi: Mama Boko Haram speaks on release of schoolgirls

Mohammed Mdada claimed the militants had apologised to the girls' parents, and explained to them that they had targeted them because they mistook them to be Christians. Aliyu Maina, reunited with his 13-year-old daughter, said the fighters "stopped and blocked the road, they didn't talk to anybody, they didn't greet anybody".

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  • Single Powerball jackpot ticket worth $457M sold!!
Single Powerball jackpot ticket worth $457M sold!!

The winning numbers in the March 17 drawing were: 22-57-59-60-66, Powerball 7, Power Play 2X. Players have roughly a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to win the second prize of at least $1 million. But if you only match one number and it happens to be the red Powerball, you'll walk away with $4. The odds of winning Powerball are 1 in 292.2 million.

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  • President Trump hosts Saudi Crown Prince for official visit
President Trump hosts Saudi Crown Prince for official visit

Congress agree by May 12 to fix what he called its "disastrous flaws" and impose tough new restrictions aimed at curbing Iran's ballistic-missile development and its involvement in regional conflicts. We talked to Joyce Karam, our Washington correspondent, who was present during Saudi embassy briefings and has been talking to insiders in the ca...

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  • China pledges action on tech transfer as Trump plans tariffs
China pledges action on tech transfer as Trump plans tariffs

Germany expressed doubt on Tuesday about whether the European Union will be exempt from U.S. President Trump's potentially damaging steel and aluminum tariffs, as the bloc's top trade official headed to Washington for last-ditch talks. Will the tariffs strengthen some American business or do more harm than good to others, such as USA agricultur...

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  • European Union hails Kosovo vote as 'real achievement'
European Union hails Kosovo vote as 'real achievement'

Thick smoke had filled parliament and MPs had to evacuate, an AFP correspondent said , but at the fifth time of asking the vote finally went ahead in the evening. Police said seven MPs from the main opposition nationalist leftist Vetevendosje (Self-Determination) party were arrested after searches. Kosovo parliament has delayed the ratific...

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