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England battle their way to 310 against New Zealand

Although New Zealand's reply began with the first over dismissal of Luke Ronchi , the Kiwis recovered to reach 158-2 before a dramatic collapse saw them lose their last eight wickets for just 65 runs as they were skittled out for 223. Morgan is now looking for another good performance from his side when England take on bitter rivals Australia at Edgbaston on Saturday. Morgan also praised ... [Full Article...]

Melbourne siege an act of terror, ISIS claims responsibility

A police officer stands guard outside the Buckingham Serviced Apartments in Brighton in Melbourne , Australia , June 6, 2017 after police on Monday shot dead Yacqub Khayre after he held a woman hostage. Somali-born Khayre was on a terror watch list and in a deradicalisation program when he shot Mr Hao dead in a Brighton apartment building and barricaded himself inside a room on Monday aftern... [Full Article...]

Scrap Trump's state visit, urges London mayor Sadiq Khan

Scrap Trump's state visit, urges London mayor Sadiq Khan A spokesman for Mr Khan, responding to Mr Trump's latest tweet, said: "Nothing has changed since yesterday". On June 2, a van barrelled through a crowd of pedestrians on London Bridge and three men later attacked people inside restaurants and pubs near Borough Market. [Full Article...]

Child found in Illinois garage may have been killed in 2013

Child found in Illinois garage may have been killed in 2013 Clair County authorities to file charges relating to the child's death. Police found the remains after a woman in Las Vegas contacted police Monday night and told officers her husband had killed their then-6-year-old daughter in IL years earlier and hid the body in the garage of a home in Centreville, near St. [Full Article...]

Diane Abbott upbeat despite illness as United Kingdom election campaign enters final day

Diane Abbott upbeat despite illness as United Kingdom election campaign enters final day Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn announced the move on Wednesday morning, less than 24 hours before polls open for the General Election . Shadow cabinet colleague Barry Gardiner said she had been diagnosed with a long-term condition which may have played a part in below-par interview performances during the election campaign. [Full Article...]

British Prime Minister Theresa May calls Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

British Prime Minister Theresa May calls Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor Trump's first comment after the attack came late Saturday in a tweet where he pushed his proposed travel ban . Mr Khan, a Muslim, has previously criticised the president's plans to temporarily restrict travel to the United States from six mainly Muslim countries. [Full Article...]

Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dead At 83

Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dead At 83 Following years of ill health that included respiratory problems, prostate cancer and depression, his family pleaded with the authorities to let him to serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest. Ruling Panama from 1983 to 1989, Noriega was a longtime collaborator of the Central Intelligence Agency and a United States ally in a region prone to leftist insurgencies. [Full Article...]

Twelve dead in twin Tehran attacks

Twelve dead in twin Tehran attacks The lethal assaults, which killed at least 12 people and shocked the country, brought Iran's wars in Iraq and Syria to its capital at a time when emboldened Sunni Arab states - led by Saudi Arabia and backed by U.S. The head of Ankara-based Center for Iranian Studies (IRAM) think tank, Ahmet Uysal, told Daily Sabah that both Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and President Hassan R... [Full Article...]

Warriors tune out 16-0 talk, focus on Cavs

Warriors tune out 16-0 talk, focus on Cavs Durant and Green have set the tone all season on the defensive end, establishing an intensity and toughness - and the rest of the Warriors had no choice but to do more during Durant's 19-game absence this spring with a knee injury. When they get "wide open" 3s, they're even worse, shooting 22 percent on nine attempts per game. In addition, the Cavs have only made two more free throws in the ... [Full Article...]

White House defends Trump as scathing tweets raise concern

White House defends Trump as scathing tweets raise concern The press secretary's striking refusal to reaffirm the President's confidence in his attorney general came as reports surfaced about the President's lingering frustrations with his attorney general's recusal and a day after Trump took to Twitter to critique his own Justice Department, which is led by Sessions. [Full Article...]

British Police Name Third Attacker From Saturday's Rampage In London

The security forces have been raiding addresses in London . He did not identify the victim, but British police recovered a body Tuesday downstream from the bridge. Butt and Redouane both lived in Barking, east London. Butt had featured in a Channel 4 documentary, The Jihadis Next Door , broadcast a year ago. "She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was ... [Full Article...]

Meghalaya BJP leader resigns over cattle slaughter ban

Meghalaya BJP leader resigns over cattle slaughter ban Now, the BJP in Meghalaya is working on an alternative strategy in view of the state elections in 2018. "The moment they impose such restriction the ruling party would surely lose the confidence of the people", he said. "If that was the case, there would have been resignations from Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram and other States", he said. He added, "Imposition of BJP's non-secu... [Full Article...]

Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

If nothing else, it conveyed the message the United States was committed to its rhetoric in being a global leader in climate change mitigation. Brown signed agreements with officials in China, pledging to work together on developing clean energy and cutting greenhouse gas emissions . [Full Article...]

Malaysia Airlines Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit

Former Melbourne AFL footballer Andrew Leoncelli , who was also on the flight and tried to stop the alleged bomber, said passengers remained on the plane on the tarmac for more than an hour before police boarded. "Some passengers and crew grabbed the man and tackled him to the floor", Chaudhery said, adding that seat belts were used to tie the man's hands. Nonetheless passengers on board were e... [Full Article...]

Third London Bridge attacker an Italian national

Third London Bridge attacker an Italian national The identities of the other suspects, Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane, also of East London, were announced Monday. The trio killed eight and injured 48 in their rampage around London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday night. A woman is comforted by her friend as she breaks down in tears during a minute of silence near the scene of Saturday's terrorist attack. . In particular, there are... [Full Article...]

New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers

The 42-year-old mother of three was working at a local school when she noticed Butt , who was also known as Abu Mohamed, meeting with local children and trying to draw them into his radicalism. At the time of the attack he was working in a London restaurant and continued to have contacts with his mother in Italy , which he visited a year ago, Corriere wrote. [Full Article...]

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Attack on Iran's Parliament, Shrine

At least 12 people were killed and more than 40 wounded on Wednesday morning in a pair of attacks on Iran's two most important symbols: the parliament and the Mausoleum of Iran's founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini . Daesh (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks. Exchange of fire at the legislature continued for about five hours and ended around 3 p.m. [Full Article...]

Notre Dame attacker pledged support to Islamic State

Notre Dame attacker pledged support to Islamic State Ikken was shot but not killed by French police during the attack , and he is now receiving treatment in a Paris hospital. No group has immediately claimed responsibility, but police searching the attacker's residence found a declaration of allegiance to ISIS . [Full Article...]

Philippines halts workers' deployment to Qatar

Philippines halts workers' deployment to Qatar She said the labor department's move to suspend the deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Qatar caught OFWs and other stakeholders by surprise. "It is therefore imperative that we make it clear through diplomatic channels that the suspension order is but a precautionary, temporary and purely welfare-oriented measure", Ople said. [Full Article...]

US says Raqqa fight will 'accelerate' as IS loses in Iraq

ISIS militants are not expected to give up the city easily, and US coalition forces are preparing for a long fight ahead. Captured by the jihadists in 2014 , Raqa became synonymous with IS atrocities including beheadings and public displays of bodies, and also emerged as a hub for planning attacks overseas. [Full Article...]


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