SNP's Ian Blackford clashes with Speaker before walkout

Blackford told BBC News afterwards that he was within his democratic rights to call for an immediate vote within the House, and the walk out was in protest against "the complete disrespect". "It is a democratic outrage". "I think the people of Scot... More..

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United Nations warns against consequences of Saudi-led attack on Yemen's Hudaydah
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

United Nations warns against consequences of Saudi-led attack on Yemen's Hudaydah

The assault on the Red Sea port aims to drive out Iranian-aligned Shiite rebels known as Houthis and their allies, who have held Hodeida since 2015, and a victory could be a major shift in a war that has been...More..

South Korean in Wichita reacts to meeting with North Korea
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

South Korean in Wichita reacts to meeting with North Korea

It has nearly 30,000 troops in South Korea and the two countries hold annual large-scale drills. Speaking at a news conference after the summit, he called the military drills "tremendously expensive". But with ...More..

Australian couple die after fall at Portugal beach
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Australian couple die after fall at Portugal beach

They fell above more than 30 metres, the newspaper reported, adding that a beach cleaner had found the bodies early on Tuesday morning. The couple are believed to be from Britain and Australia. Rui Pereira da...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

"Greatest achievement" of summit was trust-building between Kim, Trump: Seoul

He called Trump "President Evil" at the U.N. General Assembly past year, but such rhetoric is usually out of character for him, according to former counterparts and colleagues. It is then brought back to North ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump, Kim chat over lunch of beef short ribs

The four-minute video in Korean and English was made in the style of an extended action movie trailer and portrayed Kim and Trump as men of destiny with the future of the world in their hands. CNN's "New D...More..

British PM fends off Brexit parliamentary defeat
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

British PM fends off Brexit parliamentary defeat

Grieve, a Remainer, endeavored to give parliament a meaningful say should a " no deal " Brexit become a prospect, reports The Guardian. The Lords amendment would have given parliament the power to decide wh...More..

Trump attacks Republican up for re-election with reference to affair
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump attacks Republican up for re-election with reference to affair

Trump tweets Wednesday that his advisers didn't want him to get involved in the Republican primary, thinking Rep. Mark Sanford "would easily win". In July 2016, shortly after wrapping up the Republican nomi...More..

Post mortem due in Co Cork murder investigation
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Post mortem due in Co Cork murder investigation

Gardai responded to an incident at 3.17 am this morning and said they were on the scene within five minutes. Mrs Wilk's injuries are not believed to be life threatening. A fundraising page has been opened t...More..

Trump pledges to punish 'the people of Canada'
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump pledges to punish 'the people of Canada'

In Canada Tuesday, commenting on the Trump-Kim summit , where the two leaders appeared very cordial and even smiling together, Trudeau said he supported Trump's efforts to reach a nuclear deal. Navarro wa...More..

UN Secretary General Calls for Investigation of Air Strikes in Syria's Idlib
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

UN Secretary General Calls for Investigation of Air Strikes in Syria's Idlib

The villages of Fuaa and Kafraya represent a tiny pocket of regime-held territory in Syria's northwest Idlib province, which is otherwise nearly entirely controlled by various jihadist and hardline rebels. "He ...More..

Trump trade adviser apologises for insulting Trudeau
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump trade adviser apologises for insulting Trudeau

The U.K.'s House of Commons burst into laughter on Monday after Conservative MP Crispin Blunt asked Prime Minister Theresa May to choose between President TrumpDonald John TrumpSanford at risk in primary shad...More..

Lindsey Graham on Trump, Kim Jong Un summit and Canada, Trudeau fight
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Lindsey Graham on Trump, Kim Jong Un summit and Canada, Trudeau fight

Asked if he was apologising for the comments, Navarro said: "Yeah, absolutely". Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (R) and U.S. President Donald Trump participate in the working session at the G7 Sum...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 74 email scammers in worldwide operation
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 74 email scammers in worldwide operation

Almost $2.4 million was seized in the six-month operation dubbed "Operation Wire Wire" and about $14 million in fraudulent wire transfers was recovered, according to the U.S. They then use the accounts to direc...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Dancing FBI agent charged in accidental shooting

Prosecutors said that additional charges may be filed based on the results of a pending blood alcohol content analysis of Bishop. Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Chase Bishop accidentally shot a man o...More..

New Delhi wants North Korea-Pakistan nuclear axis addressed
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

New Delhi wants North Korea-Pakistan nuclear axis addressed

We will be saving a tremendous amount of money. The exercises allow US and South Korean forces to practice mobilizing soldiers in the event of conflict, and to run computer simulations to improve coordination...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Raccoon scales skyscraper in Minnesota, takes nap on ledge 21 stories high

Many citizens posted on Twitter they were concerned for the raccoon's safety and were anxious it had not eaten since it started its journey. A raccoon stretches itself on the 23rd floor of a tower in Minnes...More..

Pilot rescued after US F-15 crashes off Okinawa, Japan
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Pilot rescued after US F-15 crashes off Okinawa, Japan

The pilot of an F-15C Eagle from Kadena Air Base "successfully ejected and was safely recovered", according to statements from the Air Force and the Okinawa Defense Bureau. Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga al...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

David Davis says parliament vote can not reverse Brexit

In the end MPs voted by 324 to 298 to reject the House of Lords proposal, with only two Tories voting against the government. A bus passes as anti-Brexit demonstrators protest opposite the Houses of Parliamen...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump and Kim meet after months of threats and insults

Gardner issued a tweet elaborating more on Pence's comments during the closed-door lunch, saying the vice president was "very clear" that "regular readiness training and training exchanges will continue"....More..

Macedonia agrees to new name after 27-year dispute with Greece
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Macedonia agrees to new name after 27-year dispute with Greece

The nationality of the country's citizens will be listed on official documents in English as "Macedonian/citizen of the Republic of North Macedonia ", Greek officials said. The deal was welcomed by European Un...More..

ZTE in jeopardy again as Senate defies Trump with potential new ban
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

ZTE in jeopardy again as Senate defies Trump with potential new ban

Cotton suggested if the bill is passed by the Senate and signed by Trump , the amendment would likely force ZTE out of business by blocking the deal. Schumer, New York Democrat. For its part, the company...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Government wins Brexit bill vote after concessions

Ms. May's minority government relies on the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party for a slender working majority in the 650-member Commons. If the government fails to pass the bill as it is,...More..

Woman charged after allegedly putting children in pet kennels
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Woman charged after allegedly putting children in pet kennels

A Memphis police affidavit says the children, ages 7 and 8, told officers there wasn't room inside Cheeks' vehicle Saturday, so she told them to get inside the kennels. "It's hard to say", Skylarr Blake sai...More..

Puerto Rican Day Parade participants celebrate and mourn
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Puerto Rican Day Parade participants celebrate and mourn

Julio Pabon led a group of demonstrators who chanted "Respect Puerto Rico" as it passed Trump Tower. A man rolls on a hover-board along Fifth Avenue during lasy year s National Puerto Rican Day Parade in NY...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Sterling rises as PM May wins parliament vote on Brexit

One says: "If we do not get what we were promised the Government will be defeated after we have amended the Bill in the Lords". "In all conscience, I can not support the Government's decision to oppose this a...More..

Trump's vow to end US-South Korea drills catches Pentagon off guard
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump's vow to end US-South Korea drills catches Pentagon off guard

The vice president "didn't say this at the Senate lunch today", she said of Gardner's remarks. "Plus, I think it's very provocative", he noted, adding that "at some point" he wanted to withdraw USA troops fro...More..

Trump Meets Kim Jong Un in Historic Summit
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump Meets Kim Jong Un in Historic Summit

But Trump told a press conference after his summit with Kim on Tuesday that sanctions against the DPRK would be in place until Pyongyang completely denuclearizes. It concludes much like a movie trailer, showi...More..

Alec Baldwin Says He Would Beat Donald Trump In 2020 Election
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Alec Baldwin Says He Would Beat Donald Trump In 2020 Election

While discussing the 2020 election, Baldwin said he "can only think of a couple people who I think could beat Trump". He added, "I would absolutely win". Baldwin also said his campaign would be "the funniest,...More..

Lava continues to flow from Hawaii volcano
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Lava continues to flow from Hawaii volcano

Meanwhile, officials said Fissure 8 continues to produce a large flow that is entering the ocean at Kapoho Bay and producing a large plume, KHON2 reported . The preliminary magnitude of the second event was 5....More..