• Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St
Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St

A small group of journalists was allowed to witness the start of the talks - an unusual allowance by the White House . However, Independent.ie understands that there was no mention of the invitation issued by Enda Kenny for Mr Trump to visit Ireland .

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  • Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in auto bombing
Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in auto bombing

The blast sent a huge cloud of smoke into the sky and hurt a passer-by. "The national police, rescuers, as well as explosives and forensic experts are working at the scene", the ministry said in a statement. In March former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov turned Kremlin critic was shot dead in central Kiev . The last major incident in Kie...

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  • Twin Cities Pride Organizers Apologize, Say Police Are Welcome at Parade
Twin Cities Pride Organizers Apologize, Say Police Are Welcome at Parade

In this image made from July 6, 2016, video captured by a camera in the squad auto of St. Anthony Police officer Jeronimo Yanez , the Minnesota police officer is shown after shooting into the vehicle at Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minn., as the 4-year-old daughter of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, starts to...

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  • Srikanth reaches 3rd successive Super Series final
Srikanth reaches 3rd successive Super Series final

Srikanth, who was a runner-up in the Singapore Open and a victor at the Indonesian Open, joined the likes of Indonesia's Sony Dwi Kuncoro, Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei, the Chinese duo of Chen Long and Lin Dan, who have made it to three consecutive Super Series finals.

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  • TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win
TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win

TCU also got a solid game from its pitching staff. Starter Mitchell Traver almost matched Kowar at the outset, striking out five of the first seven batters he faced. TCU has allowed fewer than three earned runs in eighth straight games. "When he fouled those two balls into the seats on the third base side, those are the best swings he's taken in ...

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  • North Korea conducts another rocket engine test
North Korea conducts another rocket engine test

Pyongyang tested a new rocket engine that can be installed on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Fox News reported on Thursday, citing unnamed U.S. China's top diplomat met Trump at the White House on Thursday, where he said Beijing was willing to keep working with Washington to defuse tensions on the Korean peninsula, China's foreig...

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  • White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph
White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

Rep. Tim Ryan of OH, who has been a vocal critic of his party's overarching political strategy, said Democrats needed to recognize that they were "toxic" in huge parts of the country. President Trump and his supporters took a victory lap on social media late Tuesday night as Republicans secured a pair of special-election House victories in ...

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  • Two soldiers killed by Pakistan's BAT, two militants killed on LoC
Two soldiers killed by Pakistan's BAT, two militants killed on LoC

Army sources said the infiltrators were spotted and engaged in a firefight "The infiltrators were fired upon". Two Pakistan Border Action Team members were killed in a firefight with Indian jawans and a third one escaped back across the Line of Control.

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  • Seattle police release audio of woman's fatal shooting
Seattle police release audio of woman's fatal shooting

Charleena had called 911 and reported an attempted burglarly into her apartment. #CharleenaLyles was pregnant , called the police to report a burglary. On Monday night the Seattle Police Department also released the video from the dashcam and the hallway outside of Lyles's apartment. Her family members say not only was she several mont...

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  • Thousands attend slain Muslim teen's funeral in Virginia
Thousands attend slain Muslim teen's funeral in Virginia

Joshua Salaam, chaplain at the ADAMS Center, told a press conference Tuesday that the mosque has faith in the police investigation. Egypt's Al-Azhar denounced on Tuesday the murder of an American Muslim girl of Egyptian descent in a suspected hate crime in the U.S.

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  • SP asks BJP to opt for a politician as Prez candidate
SP asks BJP to opt for a politician as Prez candidate

Calling Narendra Modi the most popular leader since Independence, Shah said the Prime Minister was making all efforts to transform India into a world power by 2022, when the nation celebrates 75 years of freedom. "When the Sena talks about farmers and takes a nationalist stand over issues, attempts are made to teach us a lesson". The meeting co...

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  • A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems
A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

A congressional women's softball team has hit the practice field in Washington amid heavier security, a day after an attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game. The full episode featuring his interview with Mark Levin will air on CRTV Thursday evening at 9:00 pm ET and is available on demand for CRTV s...

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  • 5 takeaways from the new United Nations report on refugees
5 takeaways from the new United Nations report on refugees

About two-thirds of the newly displaced people fled somewhere else in their own country. "The world seems to have become unable to make peace", Grandi said. Filippo Grandi , UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said the number of displaced people was unacceptable. The UN refugee chief meanwhile voiced most alarm over the rapidly deteriorating sit...

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  • Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents
Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly made the decision announced Thursday after consulting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions "because there is no credible path forward to litigate the now enjoined policy", according to a statement from the department .

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  • Forest fires kill at least 62 in central Portugal
Forest fires kill at least 62 in central Portugal

The number of dead, which includes at least four children, is expected to rise, El Hammar said. "The smoke cloud is very low, which does not allow helicopters and fire planes to work efficiently. The flames passed within two or three kilometres of my house", said local resident Isabel Ferreira, 62. Nearly 700 firefighters and more than 200 ...

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  • Grim search at London blaze site continues as anger mounts
Grim search at London blaze site continues as anger mounts

He said the situation has become an emergency and that "all assets" should be brought to the table. The 24-story tower that once housed up to 600 people in 120 apartments is now a charred ruin. He said residents are "angry not simply at the poor response in the days afterwards from the council and the government, but the years of neglect from the ...

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  • 58 missing, presumed dead in London fire : London police
58 missing, presumed dead in London fire : London police

British authorities are launching a criminal investigation into the London apartment building fire - as the death toll from the blaze has almost doubled, to 30. May announced on Friday that her government has set up a £5 million ($8.4 million Cdn) "discretionary fund" to help pay for food, clothing, personal supplies and funerals.

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  • Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea
Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

A statement issued in NY by a Rodman publicist said the former National Basketball Association player is in the rare position of being friends with the leaders of both North Korea and the United States. But North Korea has so far rejected South Korean civic groups' bids to visit the North for exchanges, taking issue with South Korea's support...

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  • Staffer for Texas Rep. Williams shot at congressional baseball practice
Staffer for Texas Rep. Williams shot at congressional baseball practice

Barth was expected to recover, Williams said; the officers are expected to make full recoveries. In a statement Wednesday, Williams said that at about 7 a.m. Two others were also injured during this incident. McConnell expressed gratitude for the Capitol Police officers on the scene, as well as other first responders.

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  • Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel in Russia probe
Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel in Russia probe

Cullen also served as the attorney general of Virginia and as a USA attorney under President George H.W. Bush. Trump has already hired his own outside lawyer. The president denies doing anything wrong and has called the investigations a "witch hunt". The conference, which lasts until Friday, is expected to bring a diverse group of governments and...

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  • World Ireland Elects 38-Year Old Gay Man As Prime Minister
World Ireland Elects 38-Year Old Gay Man As Prime Minister

Martin said he wanted, on behalf of his party, to thank the taoiseach for putting the country first during his hard period in office. The 38-year-old becomes Ireland's youngest leader. I'm not a half-Indian politician, or a doctor politician or a gay politician for that matter. "It doesn't define me", he said at the time. Although long-awai...

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  • Tim Farron quits as leader of Liberal Democrats
Tim Farron quits as leader of Liberal Democrats

PinkNews understands that the row goes beyond the row over whether Mr Farron believed that gay sex is a sin, with wider disagreements across other policy issues. Even so, I seem to be the subject of suspicion because of what I believe and who my faith is in. Farron emerged three months later as the victor of the party's leadership contest.

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  • Garry Monk unveiled at Middlesbrough and reveals why he wanted the job
Garry Monk unveiled at Middlesbrough and reveals why he wanted the job

The Yorkshire Evening Post reported on Saturday that the 44-year-old is on the Whites' shortlist to step in for Monk at Elland Road following his departure last month. "Ben is one of a number here who is integral to the club", added Monk. If a big club in the Premier League knocks it might be a different story, the club is so realistic also.

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  • UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party
UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

If Corbyn had claimed seven more seats, the total seats won by Labour, the Lib Dems, the SNP, Plaid Cymru, the Green Party and one independent MP would have come to 322 - enough to dethrone the Conservatives of their power. Cooper, who was defeated by Corbyn in the 2015 Labour leadership contest, said the Parliamentary party had "changed a lot" s...

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  • Tories unseat SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson
Tories unseat SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has conceded her plans for a second vote on independence were "undoubtedly" a factor as the SNP lost 21 seats at Westminster. "In any terms, that means the SNP , by winning more votes and more seats, have won this election in Scotland". The SNP also held Kilmarnock and Loudoun; Falkirk; East Kilbride, Strathave...

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