• Boris promises 'greater global profile' for Britain
Boris promises 'greater global profile' for Britain

Obama told her he looks forward to working with her during his final six months in office. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Obama isn't seeking an apology from Johnson. "Over 800 came to Boris Johnson's first all staff meeting [at the] Foreign Office". Several senior figures in the former government of David Cameron have been fired as Ma...

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  • Will Maine's 'Never Trump' delegates make noise in Cleveland?
Will Maine's 'Never Trump' delegates make noise in Cleveland?

The event - the culmination of a vice presidential rollout that featured mixed signals, second-guessing and a 24-hour delay - was meant to assert that Trump and Pence would stand up to America's enemies while being "the law-and-order candidates" at home.

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  • Turkey tells USA that Gulen behind coup
Turkey tells USA that Gulen behind coup

The chief of staff, General Hulusi Akar, was not part of the coup, nor was the head of the army in Istanbul , who took overall command briefly while the plotters held Akar captive. Our President and Government are in charge. The night's events left residents of both cities in deep shock. "They bombed places I had departed from right after I wa...

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  • How Phil Mickelson got gritty on day everything felt off
How Phil Mickelson got gritty on day everything felt off

Giving hope to weekend hackers around the world, golf's number one player shanked his approach to behind a corporate stand, prompting a collective groan of disbelief from the gobsmacked gallery. The 15th hole changed everything. Stenson answered one question as if he'd already lost. He almost lost another. Big-hitting J.B. Holmes, 34, shot 69 to ...

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  • Labour leadership challenger pledges push for second EU referendum
Labour leadership challenger pledges push for second EU referendum

In an article written for website LabourList, Ms Onwurah said new Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May was attempting to claim " Labour's working-class centre-ground" for her party. "We've got to have a majority to win the United Kingdom government". The ruling will come as a major blow to the majority of Labour's politicians at Westminst...

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  • Based Turkish Cleric Rejects Coup Plot Charges
Based Turkish Cleric Rejects Coup Plot Charges

Erdogan's call for USA involvement in punishing the cleric comes after Turkish authorities closed the airspace around Turkey's Incirlik Air Base, where his government allows the American military to launch operations in the air campaign against ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

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  • Rodrigo Duterte Sworn In As Philippines President
Rodrigo Duterte Sworn In As Philippines President

He denies any involvement in the vigilante killings. During his campaign period, Duterte repeatedly vowed to curb corruption and criminality within three to six months of his term, despite tremendous opposition. Harvey Gamas teaches at Ateneo de Davao University. Papal nuncio Giuseppe Pinto, the dean of the diplomatic corps, likened the assumpt...

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  • Sunny, Hot, Humid End To The Week
Sunny, Hot, Humid End To The Week

The main threats will be damaging winds although large hail is possible. If you are heading to Klipsch Music Center for the Heart, Joan Jett and the Heartbreakers & Cheap Trick show, be aware that a few thunderstorms will be possible. Heat and humidity will increase again for Monday . There will be a chance for showers and thunderstorms associ...

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  • Bizmen upbeat on The Hague court ruling favoring PH
Bizmen upbeat on The Hague court ruling favoring PH

China's ambassador to the United States, Cui Tiankai, was even more blunt about the tribunal's ruling. Chang, however, said but each side is trying to safeguard their rights based on their own interests. Beijing had earlier said that it would not accept any future proposition or action by other countries based on the arbitral ruling which it d...

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  • 'Ghostbusters' scares up solid $46 million opening
'Ghostbusters' scares up solid $46 million opening

Sometimes that joy is the pleasure of rolling your eyes at his latest empty-headed musings, but it's joy all the same. HollywoodLifers , do you wish that Jillian Holtzmann's sexuality had been included in Ghostbusters? So here's the good news: Even beyond the franchise-extending cartoon The Real Ghostbusters (which ran for 140 ...

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  • New British PM May rounds out Brexit cabinet
New British PM May rounds out Brexit cabinet

With the country facing pressure from the European Union to start Brexit negotiations, salvage a plummeting economy and unite a divided nation, May faces a daunting job as Prime Minister. Meanwhile, in her first address as Prime Minister, May said that the mission of her government is to forge a positive role for United Kingdom in the world as it l...

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  • Corbyn aide says sorry after comparing Turkey coup with Labour leadership battle
Corbyn aide says sorry after comparing Turkey coup with Labour leadership battle

McCluskey said those seeking to oust Corbyn would be "branded forever with the mark of infamy for betraying their party and their country". "I think the world has got more volatile - we've got to stick with what we've got and renew it, if that's the advice of the security services".

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  • Malcolm Turnbull claims victory after Bill Shorten concedes defeat
Malcolm Turnbull claims victory after Bill Shorten concedes defeat

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said that while he says he will work constructively with the Government, there are several areas where Labor will try to block legislation. There are two possibilities: Either the coalition will form a majority government by a slim margin, or the country will have a hung parliament. Australia's ruling conservative...

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  • Donald Trump to introduce Indiana Gov, Mike Pence as VP pick Saturday
Donald Trump to introduce Indiana Gov, Mike Pence as VP pick Saturday

He also said the Pence family planned to return to the governor's residence in Indianapolis for "pizza night". Back home, Pence thanked individual members of his family during a short address and asked for prayers. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the standard-bearer of the Democratic Party. Trump and Pence will appear together Saturday mo...

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  • Trump presents 'partner,' but no doubt he's the star
Trump presents 'partner,' but no doubt he's the star

Mike Pence "a solid, solid person" and is contrasting his character to what he deemed "the corruption of Hillary Clinton", his likely Democratic opponent in the fall election. He speaks of Trump mainly as a better potential president than Democrat Hillary Clinton, whose party is moving farther left. Trump, a newcomer who has ruffled too many feat...

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  • Legal basis for Iraq War 'far from satisfactory', finds Chilcot report
Legal basis for Iraq War 'far from satisfactory', finds Chilcot report

The inquiry, which was seven years in the making and headed by retired civil servant John Chilcot, concluded that Britain joined the US -led invasion "before the peaceful options for disarmament had been exhausted". it is important to ask ourselves what would have happened if we had taken the other decision". He told David Cameron the three compl...

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  • Arjen Robben injury blow for Bayern Munich
Arjen Robben injury blow for Bayern Munich

Robben, 32, has been plagued by injury woes in recent seasons and only made 15 Bundesliga appearances last season because of a similar injury. A six-week absence would keep Robben out until around August 27 and see him miss all of the club's pre-season campaign, as well as the DFL-Supercup match against Borussia Dortmund and their opening Bunde...

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  • Owen Smith to launch Labour leadership bid with 'new deal' pledge
Owen Smith to launch Labour leadership bid with 'new deal' pledge

Smith and Eagle are attempting to replace Corbyn after he lost a vote of no confidence in his leadership and suffered resignations from large numbers of his front bench shadow cabinet team. "They joined because they want to be involved in the party and they're not being allowed to". The newly elected and nearly instantly suspended chairman of the...

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  • Spain's Marquez wins at German MotoGP GP
Spain's Marquez wins at German MotoGP GP

The Repsol Honda rider dominated qualifying to sit on pole position at the Sachsenring , but heavy rain earlier on Sunday made racing hard for the field and led to plenty of positional changes throughout the race. Indeed, the Spaniard was unusually tentative in the early stages and had slipped as low as 10th, but a bold decision to take on slick t...

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  • Turkey rounds up 52 military, seeks to detain 53 judges
Turkey rounds up 52 military, seeks to detain 53 judges

During a night where power hung in the balance, supporters of Erdogan's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) defied the coup leaders' orders of a curfew and flooded the streets to block the attempt to overthrow the regime. US Secretary of State John Kerry does say any evidence put forward to implicate Gulen in the coup will be looked at serio...

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