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Russian Federation inquiry: I'm under investigation

Even though Trump was told by former FBI Director James Comey earlier this year that he was not personally under investigation, officials tell the Post that changed shortly after Comey's firing. Trump admitted in an interview with NBC News' Lester Holt days after Comey's ousting on May 9 that the Russian Federation investigation influenced his decision to terminate him. [Full Article...]

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP's Presidential nominee

Any attempt by these parties to challenge Kovind's candidature can be interpreted and portrayed by the BJP as an "anti-Dalit" and "anti-poor" move. But with now Kumar's nomination, parties now can choose whom they wish to support without upsetting sensibilities or going against party idealogies. [Full Article...]

EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'

EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal' Mr Barnier said it was important to tackle uncertainties caused by Brexit . Pro-EU advocates say British ex-pats living in other European countries are still able to do so thanks to the EEU's right of free movement, which means EU members can not bar or expel citizens of other EU states. [Full Article...]

Qatar signs $12-bln deal with U.S. for 36 F-15 jets

Qatar signs $12-bln deal with U.S. for 36 F-15 jets US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and representatives from Qatar met on Wednesday to seal the agreement, a source familiar with the deal told Reuters . It also hosts the largest U.S. military base in the region. So far, the dispute between Doha and nations led by Saudi Arabia has yet to shake that partnership, though cracks are showing in responses from Trump and his administration. [Full Article...]

Vandals set fire to memorial to slain Virginia teen Nabra Hassanen

Jonathan Solomon, a 24-year-old from SC, was arrested and charged with "attending or kindling bonfires", according to the Metropolitan Police Department. A vigil and prayer service Tuesday night at the impromptu memorial was followed by iftar - the daily meal after sunset to break the daily fast that many Muslims observe during the holy month of Ramadan. [Full Article...]

DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources

DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources Donaldson said local media reports that his party was asking for 1 billion pounds ($1.27 billion) to be spent on health and a further billion to be allocated to infrastructure was "wild speculation and wide of the mark". It is not on Queen's Speech day. He said the Irish government's focus would be on the rights of British and Irish citizens to "travel, live, work, study, reside, access heal... [Full Article...]

Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat

Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat A USA military official told AFP the drone was "on a run toward our folks to drop a munition on them" and was shot down in self-defence. The US-led coalition said the location was close to where another "pro-[Assad] regime" drone, which intelligence sources had also identified as Iranian, was shot down on June 8 . [Full Article...]

India vs West Indies, 1st ODI

India vs West Indies, 1st ODI But none had heard from Kohli. West Indies player Evin Lewis takes a catch during fielding drills in the team's training session at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain , yesterday. In fact, this series against the West Indies holds no importance but it will give young and players who were benched during Champions Trophy a chance to test their skill in a way conditions. [Full Article...]

Former Government Employee Accused of Espionage

Former Government Employee Accused of Espionage Kevin Patrick Mallory, 60, a self-employed consultant who has worked for the USA government and defense contractors, made his initial appearance in federal court on Thursday. The Academy is known to provide cover for Chinese spies, the complaint said, and Mallory knew the person was a spy because of his own "overseas operational experience, which made it easy for him to spot tradecraft". [Full Article...]

Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'

The 10-hour mission was carried out by two US Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, a US military official told CNN . Analysts say his death will likely cast a shadow on relations between the US and North Korea and compound efforts by South Korea's new liberal president, Moon Jae-in, to improve ties with the North. [Full Article...]

Qatar buys F-15 fighter planes in billion-dollar USA deal

Qatar buys F-15 fighter planes in billion-dollar USA deal The USS Cole off the coast of Yemen in February. The Pentagon said the jets sale would increase security cooperation between the USA and Qatar and help them operate together. Ankara is one of Qatar's strongest allies and, earlier this week, committed to deploying troops at its base in the emirate. Bahrain and the UAE have also banned expressions of sympathy for Qatar . [Full Article...]

Bihar Class 10 results declared: Prem Kumar is topper with 93% marks

Bihar Class 10 results declared: Prem Kumar is topper with 93% marks A year ago the passing percentage of 10 class was 44.60%. Your Bihar Board Class 10 Result will be displayed on the screen. Only 30.11 percent of students passed the test in the Science stream as the results, declared by the Bihar School Examination Board Chairman Anand Kishore , showed. [Full Article...]

Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79

Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79 Cundy said the search and recovery operation was ongoing in the burnt-out 24-storey tower, which was built in 1974 and had received a major refurbishment that was completed previous year. It is really hard to describe the devastation the fire caused. The group said: "In our meeting at Downing Street, we explained to the Prime Minister the anger of all residents towards the management of the esta... [Full Article...]

Jason Greenblatt visits home of slain Israeli policewoman, Western Wall

Jason Greenblatt visits home of slain Israeli policewoman, Western Wall JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner , has arrived for a daylong visit aimed at restarting long-dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. The extensive construction in the meantime has focused on expanding existing settlements. Kushner landed today and joined Greenblatt, who has been in Israel since Monday. [Full Article...]

In Iraq's Mosul, Islamic State group destroys iconic mosque

Army Maj. "This is a crime against the people of Mosul and all of Iraq, and is an example of why this brutal organization must be annihilated", Martin said. In July 2014, extremists in Mosul destroyed what was believed to be the tomb of Jonah, a key figure in Christianity, Judaism and Islam, among others. [Full Article...]

Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions

Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions Within hours of Tillerson's comments on June 9, Trump called Qatar a "funder of terrorism at a very high level". He will remain engaged, Nauert said , but wants results. In addition to diplomatic isolation, other measures taken included closing Qatar's only land border, banning its planes from using their airspace and barring Qatari nationals from transiting through their airports. [Full Article...]

Russian opposition figure detained amid protests

Russian opposition figure detained amid protests Some activists made quacking sounds or held up plastic ducks, which have become a symbol of the anti-corruption rallies since a Navalny expose early this year alleged the prime minister had built a house for the waterfowl at one of his estates. [Full Article...]

Teacher Arrested after Admitting to Having Sex with Student in Her Car

Teacher Arrested after Admitting to Having Sex with Student in Her Car Laura Ramos , 31, was charged Tuesday with second-degree sexual assault, according to the Connecticut Post . Ramos, however, eventually confessed to having sex with the teen a "handful of times" between December 2016 through April. Immediately upon being dropped off, the victim told her foster mother that the bus driver had touched her genitals, according to the warrant. Ramos is due in cou... [Full Article...]

Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Mueller Without Good Cause

Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Mueller Without Good Cause Russia's cyberattack on the US electoral system before Donald Trump's election was far more widespread than has been publicly revealed, including incursions into voter databases and software systems in nearly twice as many states as previously reported . [Full Article...]

Global displacement hits record high due to war, persecution

Global displacement hits record high due to war, persecution The Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council has called for worldwide support for Uganda that received the largest number of new refugees a year ago, more than half a million people . Developing regions host 84% of the world's refugees . This file photo taken on June 4, 2017 shows a girl resting with other Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) on a mat in the Kasai Province in Kik... [Full Article...]


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