• Turkey: Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 44
Turkey: Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 44

The explosives they detonated were nevertheless able to slaughter dozens of people, some of whom were waiting in security lines. ISIS has urged Muslims to attack wherever they can. JANE FERGUSON: Those swings in alliances continue, as Syria's war tests country after country, and its front-line state Turkey faces some of the most daunting challen...

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  • UK's Northern Ireland Secretary Role Should Be Abolished
UK's Northern Ireland Secretary Role Should Be Abolished

The Conservative MP said she declined an offer of a role from the new prime minister. "The post of Secretary of State for Northern Ireland carries significant responsibilities on important matters that remain within the competence of Westminster, such as security, parades and dealing with the legacy of the past".

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  • David Ortiz All-Star Game Farewell Speech
David Ortiz All-Star Game Farewell Speech

They had never even faced each other in spring training. Xander Bogaerts, Mookie Betts all got hits in the game. By not pitching Steven Wright , Ned Yost failed to exemplify that idea. He stayed true to form in his final All-Star Game in 2014, making stellar plays at shortstop and going 2-for-2 and scoring the game's first run before exiting...

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  • Severe thunderstorm watch issued until 7 pm
Severe thunderstorm watch issued until 7 pm

At 5:24 p.m., radar indicated a severe thunderstorm near Monroe, moving northeast at 30 miles per hour, the weather service said in its warning. Storms passing through Pella at 1:15 p.m. Heavy rain, strong winds, nickel-sized hail and localized flooding were possible, the warning said. "Scattered thunderstorms will continue to develop through t...

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  • David Ortiz gets standing ovation at All-Star Game
David Ortiz gets standing ovation at All-Star Game

It's a career that spans two decades and, for much of that time, Ortiz has been one of the most feared hitters in all of baseball. "You see ( David ) Price is pitching better and ( Rick ) Porcello , the job he's doing". Even if you don't think Fernandez's Marlins are legitimate contenders for the Fall Classic (though they're still right in the...

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  • Militant with US bounty walks free in Pakistan
Militant with US bounty walks free in Pakistan

In a brief response, skirting a detailed discussion at the daily briefing on the issue, State Department spokesperson Mark Toner said: "We want to see dialogue between India and Pakistan and the Kashmir on the - on how to resolve the conflict in Kashmir and our policy hasn't changed".

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  • Istanbul airport bombing: What we know so far
Istanbul airport bombing: What we know so far

The assailants raised the suspicion of airport security on the day of the attack because they showed up in winter jackets on a summer day, several media reported. The attack has not been claimed by any organization, but Turkish authorities say they suspect the Islamic State was behind it. Police seized three hunting rifles and documents relating ...

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  • US confirms death of Pakistan school carnage mastermind
US confirms death of Pakistan school carnage mastermind

Raheel Sharif, army spokesman Lt. Gen. Asim Bajwa said. Umar Narai was the alleged mastermind of the massacre carried out at the Peshawar's Army Public School (APS) on December 16, 2014 in which almost 150 innocent children were killed .

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  • Black Lives Matter Protester Arrested in the Middle of an Interview
Black Lives Matter Protester Arrested in the Middle of an Interview

They held signs that read " Black Lives Matter globally", "stop killing blacks" and "black pride", among other messages. "Every man or women in uniform are putting their lives at risk to protect us". Mckesson and Bel Edwards will have much to talk about after the Louisiana governor's state has been front and center in the policing debate, followin...

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  • Iran Deal Succeeded in Rolling Back Nuclear Programme: Obama
Iran Deal Succeeded in Rolling Back Nuclear Programme: Obama

It has been one year since Iran, the United States and five other world powers reached a landmark deal over Iran's disputed nuclear programme. The U.S. Security Council because of the language included in the accord. These efforts have fed into ongoing sanctions relief complications that have drained support for the accord among the Iranian peo...

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  • Half of arrestees where Castile died are black — APNewsBreak
Half of arrestees where Castile died are black — APNewsBreak

DALLAS-Thousands of police officers joined by ordinary citizens attended funerals on Wednesday for three of the policemen shot dead in a racially motivated ambush attack last week that intensified America's long-running debate on race and justice.

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  • Cameron's last words as Prime Minister
Cameron's last words as Prime Minister

May, 59, took charge after she had her audience with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. "Together, we will build a better Britain ". The Prime Minister is also aware of the challenging prospect of Brexit negotiations with the European Union.

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  • Brexit campaigner Michael Gove sacked from cabinet post
Brexit campaigner Michael Gove sacked from cabinet post

The former justice secretary joins backbenches in a dramatic reshaping of the Cabinet team, which also saw Mr Cameron's education secretary Nicky Morgan, culture secretary John Whittingdale, chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Oliver Letwin leave the Government.

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  • Bombings kill 12 in Iraqi capital
Bombings kill 12 in Iraqi capital

A report by UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) estimated that 662 Iraqis were killed and 1,457 others were injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in June across Iraq. Police were forced to shut down several major roads around Baghdad as a result of the attack. Wednesday's bombing comes on the eve of a military-run event a...

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  • Froome risks losing yellow jersey in wild 12th stage of Tour
Froome risks losing yellow jersey in wild 12th stage of Tour

Tour director Christian Prudhomme said it was "an outstanding decision" and explained there were more spectators concentrated near the finish because the stage had been shortened due to violent winds at top of the Ventoux. "If anyone was in the same situation they would feel the same". "I'd rather take it with my legs and not a crash in a bad s...

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  • Theresa May, Britain's PM-in-waiting, confused with porn star Teresa May
Theresa May, Britain's PM-in-waiting, confused with porn star Teresa May

The Government will not just be led by the "privileged few" but for every one of us, she said: "Together we will build a better Britain". She was, however, amused by the level of attention she was getting. The story has it that they were introduced at a Conservative Association disco by the subsequent Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Born a...

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  • Destination Jupiter: What to expect during the Juno mission (23i)
Destination Jupiter: What to expect during the Juno mission (23i)

It is the first spacecraft to orbit the planet since Galileo, which was deliberately crashed into Jupiter on September 21, 2003, to protect one of its discoveries - the possibility of an ocean beneath Jupiter's moon Europa. " Juno , welcome to Jupiter ", came the announcement over the intercom. "Galileo was already fairly close to Jupiter's ...

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  • Boris Johnson 'lied a lot to the British,' says French counterpart
Boris Johnson 'lied a lot to the British,' says French counterpart

Mr. Davis will negotiate the final terms of exit. "The current state of relations does not correspond to British or Russian interests", said Peskov, who had previously underlined that contact between Russia and Britain had stagnated. Speaking to reporters outside the Foreign Office, Johnson shrugged off the idea that his appointment was controver...

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  • Militant with U.S. bounty walks free in Pakistan
Militant with U.S. bounty walks free in Pakistan

Sending a strong message to Pakistan, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup today said that "terror and talks can not go hand in hand". Briefing media in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said that it was the responsibility of the United Nations to solve worldwide disputes, including Kashmir.

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  • Afghan Taliban condemns attack at Saudi holy site
Afghan Taliban condemns attack at Saudi holy site

In a speech marking Eid al-Fitr, the end of the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan , King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud warned his country of the dangers of religious radicalization. Residents of Qatif said body parts were found near a Shiite mosque and the interior ministry confirmed the suicide bombing clarifying that "the body parts of three p...

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