• Moscow slams Norway plans to double United States troop presence
Moscow slams Norway plans to double United States troop presence

The stationing of U.S. troops in Norway 'contravenes the Norwegian decision from 1949. On June 13, the Norwegian government declared intention to extend the program of military cooperation with the USA for at least five years, under which 330 marines were deployed to the west of the kingdom in January 2017.

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  • Trump boasts North Korea stand-off 'largely solved'
Trump boasts North Korea stand-off 'largely solved'

Responding to questions about his former 2016 campaign Chair Paul Manafort who, as the Inquisitr reported, was jailed on Friday in connection with the Robert Mueller-led investigation into the Trump campaign's Russian Federation links, Trump claimed that Manafort had "nothing to do with our campaign", and said that Manafort "worked for me, ...

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  • White House Press Secretary Confronted over Family Separations
White House Press Secretary Confronted over Family Separations

Where does it say in the Bible that it's moral to take children away from their mothers? John McCain (R-Ariz.) "dying", Sanders conveyed that staff shouldn't handle comments like that by leaking them to the press. "If Democrats wans to get serious about it instead of playing political games, they are welcome to come here and sit down the presid...

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  • Eid truce between Afghan army and Taliban marred by deadly blast
Eid truce between Afghan army and Taliban marred by deadly blast

Also, more than 50 people were wounded in the eastern Afghan city as people celebrated the second day of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the month of Ramadan, The New York Times reported. "Everyone is exhausted of war and if our leaders order us to continue the ceasefire, we will hold it forever". "Based on the President's order, the Taliban ar...

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  • 8-meter python slain after swallowing woman in Southeast Sulawesi
8-meter python slain after swallowing woman in Southeast Sulawesi

The boys saw the huge python which was barely able to move - having swallowed the woman whole. The latest incident took place in the village of Persiapan Lawela on the island of Muna, offshore of Sulawesi when victim Wa Tiba vanished without a trace.

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  • Seoul, Washington discuss future of joint military maneuvers
Seoul, Washington discuss future of joint military maneuvers

After his summit Tuesday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , Trump called the exercises "war games" that were provocative to North Korea. About 28,500 US troops are stationed in South Korea, a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War that ended in an armistice rather than a peace treaty.

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  • Brexit law compromise respects plans to leave EU: PM May's spokeswoman
Brexit law compromise respects plans to leave EU: PM May's spokeswoman

LONDON - Theresa May is risking a major parliamentary defeat on Brexit which could bring down her government, after pro-EU Conservative rebel MPs accused her of breaking her promise to offer Parliament a veto on leaving the EU without a deal.

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  • A Guide to the Bitter Dispute Over the Name ‘Macedonia’
A Guide to the Bitter Dispute Over the Name ‘Macedonia’

Greece had long insisted that the name Macedonia implied territorial claims on a northern Greek province of the same name. Greek opponents of the deal are planning a rally in central Athens on Friday. After the announcement was made on Wednesday, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said that Austria, which takes over the EU presidency next month...

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  • Moscow taxi crashes into World Cup crowd, eight injured
Moscow taxi crashes into World Cup crowd, eight injured

The taxi driver apparently tried to flee the scene, but was quickly apprehended by police. Preliminary information indicated that the driver lost control of the vehicle. He was shouting: "'It wasn't me'". An ambulance is parked near a damaged taxi, which ran into crowds of people in central Moscow , Russia June 16, 2018.

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  • FIFA World Cup fans injured after Moscow taxi crashes into crowd
FIFA World Cup fans injured after Moscow taxi crashes into crowd

Eight people have sought medical assistance, the Moscow police said. Sources say the driver pleaded with people at the scene, claiming he did not mean to hit the football fans. The driver has been arrested after reportedly trying to flee the scene. In central Moscow , authorities have installed heavy concrete blocks across the entrances to p...

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  • 2nd Kansas sheriff’s deputy dies after shooting
2nd Kansas sheriff’s deputy dies after shooting

Earlier Friday Deputy Patrick Rohrer died shortly after the shooting at KU Med from his injuries, authorities said. Bailiff said she was not sure whether the suspect was shot by one of the deputies or someone else who responded to the incident.

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  • ‘Excessive’ heat wave to hit Chicago in time for Pride Fest weekend
‘Excessive’ heat wave to hit Chicago in time for Pride Fest weekend

The Twin Cities National Weather Service shifted from an earlier "heat advisory" to "excessive heat warning", saying temperatures in the mid-90s will combine with high humidity to produce a heat index between 98 and 103. Of all the daily records for the days the area will be experiencing the brunt of the heat, Monday may challenge the previous ...

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  • Harvard accused of racial discrimination in admitting Asian-American students
Harvard accused of racial discrimination in admitting Asian-American students

SFFA said in its court filing that Harvard's admission process is set up to work against Asian-American students. The institution fired back in its own filing, stating the 2013 study was "incomplete, preliminary, and based on limited inputs".

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  • Firefighters battle major blaze at famed Glasgow art school
Firefighters battle major blaze at famed Glasgow art school

It said: "There is a fire at the Mackintosh Building". The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service also confirmed they were attending the incident. It has been described as "a working art school as well as a work of art", and has an A-list rating from Historic Scotland.

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  • Russian girls advised to avoid Naija guys, others
Russian girls advised to avoid Naija guys, others

Tamara Pletnyova, a lawmaker in the Communist Party and head of a state congressional committee on children and family affairs, discouraged women from sleeping with foreigners visiting Moscow for the quadrennial worldwide soccer tournament.

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: How are children getting on now? - CBBC Newsround
Grenfell Tower fire: How are children getting on now? - CBBC Newsround

Mr O'Brien hopes the technology could be used by residents to co-design a memorial that will replace the tower once it is eventually demolished. The display is one of a series of commemorations and vigils taking place this week as the public inquiry takes a step back.

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  • 'Antsy and bored' Trump almost left Kim summit in peril, report says
'Antsy and bored' Trump almost left Kim summit in peril, report says

President Donald Trump returned from his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with an apparent new respect for the dictator's control over his people. "Absolutely", Trump said. "It is in the agreement". I would love him to. I want to have a good relationship with many other countries. Here's what we get: "everything".

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  • Graham: 'Ridiculous' That Trump Cited Cost As Rationale For Ending War Games
Graham: 'Ridiculous' That Trump Cited Cost As Rationale For Ending War Games

Paul made the comments on CNN while discussing the North Korea summit with Wolf Blitzer on "The Situation Room". When asked to elaborate, Paul said Graham "believes that war is always the answer", and he also argued that America has gotten involved in too many foreign conflicts that don't suit national interests.

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  • May's Brexit compromise hits snag, wrangling to continue
May's Brexit compromise hits snag, wrangling to continue

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May appeared to have avoided defeat over the matter in parliament on Tuesday after giving assurances to rebels in her own party that she would make concessions in a new, government-backed amendment to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill if they gave her their support.

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  • How Donald Trump Shivved a Compromise GOP Immigration Bill
How Donald Trump Shivved a Compromise GOP Immigration Bill

The interviewer had specifically asked whether Trump supported a conservative bill penned by Rep. "I need a bill that gives this country tremendous border security", the president said on " Fox and Friends ". On Thursday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders had a tense exchange with a reporter over the issue. Go for it! WIN! Bob Go...

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