• Tillerson urges Rouhani to end ballistic missile tests
Tillerson urges Rouhani to end ballistic missile tests

Tillerson said a centerpiece of US President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia was to curb any threats to the region posed by Iran, adding that the deals agreed to by both sides send a "strong message to our common enemies". This comes just hours before US President Donald Trump is about to begin his worldwide trip to Saudi Arabia where he is go...

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  • Indiana's unemployment rate declines to 3.6 percent in April
Indiana's unemployment rate declines to 3.6 percent in April

The seasonally adjusted rate for Colorado Springs will be released by the bureau May 31. The largest job gains were in the healthcare and construction sectors. With many high school and college students looking for part-time work this summer, employers can be more selective about who they hire. Full job recovery in the state is not likely for two m...

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  • Rouhani re-elected president of Iran with 58 pct of votes
Rouhani re-elected president of Iran with 58 pct of votes

Rouhani, a 68-year-old cleric who spearheaded a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, has framed the election as a choice between greater civil liberties and "extremism". Rouhani, speaking in a televised speech after he won the election with a 57-percent majority out of more than 41 million votes, said the election showed Iran is ready to promote fr...

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  • Theresa May labelled 'scared' by fellow leaders for skipping TV debate
Theresa May labelled 'scared' by fellow leaders for skipping TV debate

The attack on May's decision not to attend started nearly immediately with Ms Wood using her opening statement to criticise the Prime Minister. "You may be too scared to come here tonight", Wood said. Green Party co-leader Ms Lucas condemned the "cruel, callous Government" and said "the sooner it goes the better". "Democracy did not end on 23 J...

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  • Police investigate case of African girl held as 'sex slave' in Australia
Police investigate case of African girl held as 'sex slave' in Australia

The teenager told police she fled the unknown location before being picked up by a woman who drove her to a community centre. Police have not yet been able to find the apartment where the girl was held. The teenager was dropped at the centre by a good Samaritan, believed to be named Nicole , who saw the girl running down a street and picked her ...

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  • Cyber attack is biggest of its kind ever launched, say security chiefs
Cyber attack is biggest of its kind ever launched, say security chiefs

The Administration noted that this global attack shows again the unprecedented challenges ahead in terms of Internet security. "We would like to extend our thanks to our staff for the hard work they have done to ensure patient care has been prioritised during this difficult time, and to our patients for their understanding".

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  • President Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia
President Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia

As he arrived, the president waved from the doorway of Air Force One and then descended the steps, joined by first lady Melania Trump. Neither UK Prime Minister Theresa May nor German Chancellor Angela Merkel covered their heads during trips to the country earlier this year.

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  • What Trump didn't know or says he didn't about his man Flynn
What Trump didn't know or says he didn't about his man Flynn

Flynn had been paid more than $500,000 to advocate for Turkey's interests. Ten days before the inauguration, Flynn had a conversation with Susan Rice, former national security adviser for President Barack Obama, about the Pentagon's plan to retake Raqqa, the capital of the Islamic state.

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  • Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director
Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

Joe Lieberman was among his top candidates. Trump said Monday that the search for a successor to Comey was "moving rapidly". Trump has said he could name a new director before he leaves the country Friday for the Middle East, on his first overseas trip as president.

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  • U.S. raised concerns at 'highest levels' on incident involving Turkey security personnel
U.S. raised concerns at 'highest levels' on incident involving Turkey security personnel

DeSantis also expressed outrage over the attacks that happened outside the Turkish ambassador's residence on Tuesday, documented in videos . Attacking the small group of protesters with their fists and feet, men in dark suits and others were recorded repeatedly kicking one woman as she lay curled on a sidewalk.

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  • Pacific Rim ministers meet in Hanoi, seek to revive TPP
Pacific Rim ministers meet in Hanoi, seek to revive TPP

They also shared concerns about "unfair trade practices by a third nation", Seko added in an apparent reference to China. Lighthizer has in the past criticized China for what he described as unfair practices, although Trump has dropped the anti-China rhetoric of his election campaign.

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  • Syria says several dead in airstrike
Syria says several dead in airstrike

The region around Tanf, where the borders of Jordan, Syria and Iraq meet, has been considered a de-conflicted zone, under an agreement between the US and Russian Federation. "Our country must be governed by the consent of the people, under the rule of law and with every citizen free from fear of violence, by the state, by terrorists, by foreign a...

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  • How can 'sinful' triple talaq be a matter of faith, asks SC
How can 'sinful' triple talaq be a matter of faith, asks SC

The AIMPLB decision comes a day after the top court asked it to consider giving an option to Muslim women to deny prospective husbands the option of triple talaq . The court took note of repeated submissions of the AIMPLB and former Union minister and senior lawyer Salman Khurshid, who is assisting it in personal capacity, that triple talaq is n...

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  • Chinese Investment in exchange of EB-5 Visas
Chinese Investment in exchange of EB-5 Visas

This offers foreigners permanent residency - commonly known as a green card - in exchange for investment of at least half a million dollars in a United States business that must also create 10 American jobs. The EB-5 visas have proved particularly popular among wealthy Chinese, who in 2014 accounted for almost 90 percent of the 10,000 of the visas ...

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  • What pushes North Korea to develop nuclear weapons?
What pushes North Korea to develop nuclear weapons?

Amid reports from South Korea that President Trump has said he was open to talks with North Korea "under certain circumstances", without ever making clear what those circumstances would be, North Korea has also put its own preconditions on the talks .

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  • UK Conservatives Make Local Gains Before General Election
UK Conservatives Make Local Gains Before General Election

The Conservatives registered gains of over 550 seats and bagged an extra 11 councils as counting in the local polls edged towards closing point this evening. May has a working majority of less than 20 seats in the 650-seat parliament but polling analysts have predicted she could increase that number by as many as 100 at the June 8 election.

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  • US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'
US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

The long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) is launched during a test in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2017. radar system that has been deployed outside Seoul. Haley spoke positively when asked whether China would support the Security Council's aims to strengthen and e...

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  • ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises
ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

The platform is likely to be welcomed by leftwing currents in the party, including the Momentum movement, which helped bring Corbyn to power after Labour's defeat in the 2015 general election. Labour's support is more "soft" than Tory support - four in 10 Labour backers might switch, a third of those to the Conservatives. Ensure national debt is ...

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  • Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence
Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence

Erdogan was in the United States capital on Tuesday for apparently successful talks with President Donald Trump but his visit was marred by violence between his security detail and pro-Kurdish protesters. Later, speaking to reporters at the Turkish embassy, Erdogan underlined Turkey's concerns about the YPG, which Ankara regards as an extension of ...

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  • Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor
Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor

Outside of Washington, the impeachment question is raging in Democratic races. "It's a problem in terms of understanding the threat from ISIS to our aviation, but it's also a problem if we're getting insights from other allies about what North Korea's doing and they have some concern about whether we're sharing it with countries that may have a v...

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