• Palestinian lawmakers from Hamas say Abbas halted salaries
Palestinian lawmakers from Hamas say Abbas halted salaries

Qatar has been one of the few foreign backers of internationally shunned Hamas, an Islamic terror group that has ruled the Gaza Strip since 2007. Will they leave Qatar? It alleged that Israel "exploits these statements to carry out more violations against the Palestinian people".

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  • Body of missing boogie boarder found on North Carolina coast
Body of missing boogie boarder found on North Carolina coast

He was reportedly wearing blue swimming trunks and no personal flotation device. The Coast Guard reported that they also were on scene searching along with Kill Devil Hills Fire Department. A crew on the 47-foot Motor Lifeboat managed to locate the second person and spotted him floating facedown and unconscious in the surf zone. Coast Guard off...

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  • Iraq's Kurds to Hold Independence Referendum in September
Iraq's Kurds to Hold Independence Referendum in September

The government in Baghdad has yet to issue a response to the announcement. The independence of Kurdistan could be opposed also by neighboring countries of Turkey, Iran and Syria who will see that such a step would threaten their territorial integrity, as larger populations of Kurds live in those countries.

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  • Iman remembers late husband David Bowie on 25th anniversary
Iman remembers late husband David Bowie on 25th anniversary

Iman referenced their anniversary and captioned the picture: "June 6th #BowieForever " and fans were quick to send messages of support. The Black Star singer died aged 69 in January previous year following a battle with cancer. In 2000, they welcomed a daughter, Alexandra "Lexi" Zahra Jones. Whether it was on the one-year anniversary of his dea...

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  • UK PM Theresa May's Conservatives see poll lead narrow again
UK PM Theresa May's Conservatives see poll lead narrow again

The further drop comes after a YouGov poll conducted for the Times showed the Conservative's lead is down to just 3%. Six other polls carried out since the May 22 Manchester attack have shown May's lead over the opposition Labour Party narrowing, suggesting she might not win the landslide predicted just a month ago.

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  • Notre Dame attacker pledged support to Islamic State
Notre Dame attacker pledged support to Islamic State

Previous reports stated he had been shot in the chest. "It's an overall strategy of action, coordination to strengthen all our intelligence resources", he added, warning that "zero risk doesn't exist". Pictures on social media on Tuesday showed people sitting in the pews of the cathedral with their hands in the air - apparently at the request of ...

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  • Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list
Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

The Babylon Bee offered an exaggeratedly high-stakes rationale as to its origin. Around 0945 GMT, the mysterious tweet was deleted . At 6:09 a.m., Trump tweeted again: "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". The tweet was finally deleted about 5:50 a.m. ET Wednesday. You need to be Logged in to sign up for Express Login. "It h...

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  • Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm
Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm

The Kremlin wants U.S. President Donald Trump to weigh in on whether the White House views Russian Federation as a threat to the U.S. and its allies, stating that it is Trump's opinion that matters to Moscow , not the vice president's. The charges were announced less than an hour after The Intercept published a top-secret document from the NSA. ...

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  • London attack: 12 arrested in Barking after van and knife attack
London attack: 12 arrested in Barking after van and knife attack

Saturday's rampage followed a suicide bombing that killed 22 adults and children at a pop concert in Manchester two weeks ago, and an attack in March when five people died after a vehicle was driven into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge.

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  • Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor
Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor

Pedestrians were mowed down by a van on London Bridge before attackers stabbed a police officer and revellers around Borough Market with 12-inch knives. President Trump has used the most recent attack to again bring attention to his executive order that bans travel into the US from six Muslim-majority countries, an action that is caught up in co...

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  • Suspected bomb kills 7 outside mosque in Afghanistan's Herat
Suspected bomb kills 7 outside mosque in Afghanistan's Herat

An improvised explosive device (IED) was planted in a motorcycle auto-rickshaw and was detonated in the afternoon at the main taxi and bus stand, close to the main entrance of the Great Mosque in Heart City. The attack added to growing concerns about whether Afghan forces can defeat the Taliban or an increasingly destructive Islamic State affilia...

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  • Ireland Elects Openly Gay Son of Indian Immigrant as Prime Minister
Ireland Elects Openly Gay Son of Indian Immigrant as Prime Minister

Varadkar, the son of an Indian-born father and Irish mother, became a doctor before first entering Irish parliament at the age of 27. Mr. Varadkar publicly came out as gay in the run up to Ireland's 2015 same-sex marriage referendum. As the parliamentary party has a 65% say in the contest, this has provided the Minister for Social Protection with...

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  • White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping
White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping

Legal scholars said they believe Trump's case for executive privilege was weakened because the president has already talked and tweeted about his conversations with Comey . "If I haven't had a discussion with him about a subject, I tend not to speak about it". The news of a rift between Trump and the attorney general comes just before former...

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  • Senator warns that Russian cyberattack was bigger than leaked NSA documents show
Senator warns that Russian cyberattack was bigger than leaked NSA documents show

The file that victor allegedly leaked provides new insight into what the NSA concluded were attempts by Russian to meddle in the United States' election infrastructure. On June 1, another government contractor told the NSA that a reporter had texted him pictures of the document to confirm whether it was real .

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  • Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack
Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack

Police first said the slain girl was 6 months old, but later said she 18 months old. Nicole Darrington Clark , 43, of Colton is wanted in the stabbing of her daughter and two granddaughters on Monday, June 5, 2017. This undated photo provided by the Colton Police Department shows Nicole Darrington Clark , 43. Ray Mendez said Monday. He ...

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  • ISIS claims Manila casino attack despite police denial
ISIS claims Manila casino attack despite police denial

The suspect, who has not been identified by police, was found dead after he set himself on fire, according to police. Apolinario said that during the attack the gunman had engaged in a "firefight" with casino employees. "The Philippines' presidential palace spokesperson Ernesto Abella has urged the country's citizens to unite and be carefu...

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  • GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in two
GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in two

Many expected the proposal to fail. The fight was to be settled yesterday at the annual meeting, when shareholders vote on the proposal and also elect all 11 company directors. Automaker's nominees were elected with between 84 percent and 99 percent of the vote. Einhorn made his proposal as US auto industry sales of new vehicles have begun to w...

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  • Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system
Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system

President Trump said this morning that he would push for privatization of Air Traffic Control , taking the almost 30,000 employees from under the authorization of the FAA in what is referred to as his "Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative".

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  • US, Mexico to make statement on Tuesday after sugar talks
US, Mexico to make statement on Tuesday after sugar talks

But the Commerce Department said in a statement that the deadline will be extended by a day to "complete final technical consultations". "The new agreement prevents dumping of Mexican sugar and corrects for subsidies the Mexican sugar industry received", Ross said at a joint press conference.

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  • Kurdish-led forces to launch major operation to take Raqqa city
Kurdish-led forces to launch major operation to take Raqqa city

After months sealing off access routes to the city from the east, north and west, the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said it entered city limits for the first time on June 6. The YPG are close to the Kurdish PKK insurgent group in Turkey, which is designated as a terror organization by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the U.S.

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