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Kellyanne Conway Was Allegedly Caught "Leaking" White House Information


He said she was mocking the press rather than Priebus , and that she did not go against President Trump's instructions on how to answer questions regarding the existence of tapes of his conversations with Comey. Kellyanne Conway allegedly leaked information about her colleagues during a Washington DC party last week. Politico's Tara Palmeri wrote that Trump reportedly bawled out Priebus in the Oval Office for allowing the dysfunctional culture in the White House to continue. Read More »

USA conducts strike against Al-Shabaab group in Somalia


U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement that the reason for the strike is a direct response to al-Shabaab's aggressive moves to cement control in the region, noting that in the last eight months, the terror group has captured three African Union Mission in Somalia forward operating bases. Read More »

Manchester United agree deal to sign Victor Lindelof from Benfica

With a fee agreed subject to worldwide clearance, a medical and personal terms, Lindelof will become the club's most expensive defender, eclipsing Eric Bailly , who joined from Villarreal past year for £30 million (S$52.8 million). Chris Smalling's future at Manchester United is in fresh doubt over the imminent arrival of Victor Lindelof . When asked about the speculations, Mourinho said, "I will not say if I want him or not, I think it's incorrect". Read More »

Farm loan waiver a relief, not a solution: Sainath


On June 1, the farmers in Maharashtra went on strike for the first time ever. However, loans of small and marginal farmers have been written off with immediate effect and they shall be entitled to get fresh agricultural loans from Monday (tomorrow), he added. Read More »

Trump Accuses Qatar of Funding Terrorism at a 'Very High Level'


But we will solve that problem. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have thoughts on the matter. The Trump administration has repeatedly said it would help the countries resolve their differences, however none of the Arab countries have expressed willingness to have the the mediator. Read More »

'Bachelor in Paradise' suspended amid alleged misconduct


So what needed to be explored? DeMario Jackson , who was recently booted from The Bachelorette , was added to the cast. WATCH: "Bachelor in Paradise" Hookup Predictions! . Supposedly Corinne and DeMario headed to the pool where things got steamy. While sources claims that the two did not have sex, the encounter was called "very raunchy", by Amy's sources. Read More »

British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet


After a disastrous general election for British Prime Minister Theresa May, Britain's Conservative government may now be propped up by a small Northern Irish party, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). But the reverse happened and the disappearance of her parliamentary majority will present her with a serious headache in getting legislation through the Commons. Read More »

Deepa trying to take over Jayalalithaa's legacy: BJP


After Jayalalithaa's death, Jayakumar had floated her own party MGR Amma Deepa Peravai in February. Claiming that she visited Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence at Deepak's invitation, Deepa accused her brother of "colluding" with AIADMK (Amma) chief V. Read More »

Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses


The administration's argument is a response to the lawsuit filed in January in the Southern District of NY by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington . On Friday, it filed a motion to dismiss the case. As to the issue of standing, Lin argues that CREW can't prove it was damaged. In the original complaint, filed on January 23, the first business day after Trump's inauguration, CREW targeted payments from diplomats and foreign government officials to Trump's ... Read More »

Qatar Airways profits hit $540 million before Gulf crisis

Qatar meanwhile pledged those nations' citizens will have "complete freedom" to stay in the energy-rich country. Trump's stern warning overshadowed an earlier declaration from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson - who had also urged Saudi Arabia and its allies to ease their land and sea "blockade" of Qatar . Read More »

DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached

Her Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn , once written off by his opponents as a no-hoper, said May should step down, and that he wanted to form a minority government. "One piece of good news is the whole election has put pay to a hard Brexit", Osborne told CNN. Mr Corbyn said the party raised millions of pounds from an average donation of £22 per person as he sought to reassure that Labour has the funds in place for another campaign. Read More »

UK Conservatives, DUP Deal to Involve Only Big Issues - Defense Secretary

The outcome shocked the party, which had expected a big victory. Meanwhile, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is on a "permanent leadership campaign", he said. While such a deal does not usually come with guaranteed ministerial jobs, the Daily Mirror reported, it typically involves having some elements of the smaller parties' manifesto enacted by the minority government in exchange for the parties' support. Read More »

Mandsaur violence: Deceased farmers' kin request CM Chouhan to end fast


However, as the Chief Minister and Agriculture Minister Gauri Shankar Bisen ruled out any loan waiver, a group of farmers started a counter-protest opposite him. According to some reports, a section of the BJP believes that the farmers' agitation is part of a grand strategy of the Opposition as it was planned at a time when farmers across the country don't generally work on their farms and are not engaged in agricultural activities. Read More »

Theresa May's Chiefs Of Staff Quit After Election Disaster


Deputy leader of the Labour Party Tom Watson tweeted that May is "the one responsible" for the Tories' performance in the election. The Prime Minister has also been criticised for investing too much power in the pair, who were notorious in Westminster for fiercely guarding Mrs May. Read More »

Xbox One S Price Lower By $50 Before Scorpio's E3 2017 Launch


Besides that, this Xbox One S price cut seems to be a counter to Sony's own price cut announcement earlier this month with Sony selling a gold-color PS4 Slim for $250 from June 9th - 17th. We're also expecting to hear about new games and see more footage of already-announced titles. That's a 130-per-cent increase over a year ago, said Entertainment Software Association chief executive Mike Gallagher. Read More »

EU expands sanctions against North Korea

The launches come less than a week after the United Nations expanded sanctions against Kim Jong-Un's regime in response to recent ballistic missile tests. The Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system has already been operational in southeastern South Korea with two launchers and a powerful radar. South Korea's military has reportedly found a suspected North Korean spy drone within its borders. Read More »

"Wonder Woman" trounces "The Mummy" at weekend box office


Most superhero movies drop more than 50 percent in their second weekend, but after last weekend's record-smashing $103 million debut , " Wonder Woman " fell just 45 percent this weekend - one the best-ever drops for a comic book movie. This past weekend 2 indie distributors opened films nationwide. This now puts the movie on course for an opening weekend of $31.5 million. It's on track to gross 141.8 million dollars from 63 overseas markets, lifting its anticipated global take to 174 ... Read More »

Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK vote


Among the first to call the Prime Minister were the presidents of the U.S. and France, who "congratulated" her on returning to Downing Street on Friday - despite the shambolic election. May, who became prime minister after Britain's June 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union, called the election three years early in a bid to strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiations. Read More »

Police show the knives wielded in London terror rampage


Although Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) militants have claimed responsibility for the attack, Haydon said there was no evidence the attackers - Pakistani-born Briton Khuram Butt , Italian Youssef Zaghba and Rachid Redouane who had links to Libya, Morocco and Ireland - were directed by anyone else, either in Britain or overseas. Read More »

Social media rushes to define Trump's 'covfefe' tweet


Comey, the investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 US election, and Jared Kushner's allegedly back channel communications with the Kremlin. Co-host Brian Kilmeade prompted Conway to explain whether it was the Russians or Kushner who proposed the secret communications. Spicer declined to answer a question in a White House press gaggle about congressional testimony Comey is expected to give concerning the president's request to drop an investigation into former ... Read More »

Mark Hunt v Derrick Lewis


With vicious knockout power in both hands, Lewis put on a striking show when he knocked Browne out cold in the second round with a barrage of unanswered punches. The event happens in Auckland, New Zealand. What's more, at 32 years old in an aging division, he had a long, bright future ahead of him. Brunson landed punches on the ground after the left, but it was basically academic from there. Read More »

Teen dies at protest as Venezuela political unrest persists


The Latin American country has been the scene of more than two months of violent clashes between protesters and security forces since the Supreme Court stripped the opposition-controlled parliament of its powers in March. Protesters are also complaining about hunger and shortages during a brutal economic crisis in the OPEC nation. Masked youths with homemade shields hurled stones and Molotov cocktails, and set up burning roadblocks, while businesses and schools closed, and residents ran ... Read More »

NSCN (K) chief SS Khaplang passes away at 77 in Myanmar


However, no official announcement has been made from the NSCN-K yet on the appointment of a new chairman. Recalling his first meeting with late Khaplang in October 1998, Wangtin said the former whom he considers as his "Baba" convinced him to join Naga National Movement. Read More »

May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

Downing Street made an error when it issued a statement saying the DUP had agreed the principles of a deal to back the Conservatives , according to Sky sources. Gay marriage is banned in Northern Ireland, as is abortion except for when the life of the mother is in danger. The narrow majority secured by the deal means parliamentary votes will be on a knife edge as the prime minister cannot afford for even a handful of her own Tory MPs to oppose her. Read More »

London Police Arrest Another Attack Suspect


London police said earlier they had recovered a body from the river in their search for Xavier Thomas , a 45-year-old missing since the weekend attack. There was not enough evidence to arrest or charge Zaghba when authorities questioned him at the Marconi airport on March 15, 2016, Bologna prosecutor Giuseppe Amato said Tuesday. Read More »