People Russian Federation says it 'may have killed' ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Author: 0 Russian Federation says it 'may have killed' ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The airstrike was carried out on May 28 against a command post, where the IS group's leaders were meeting to discuss the routes for the terrorists' exit from Raqqa through the "southern corridor", the ministry said in a statement. In Iraq, the USA -backed government has been battling to recapture Mosul since October previous year after driving the group out of most of the rest of the territory it had seized.

Author: 0 J&K: Search operation underway in Baramullah, terrorists suspected to be hiding

File image of deceased LeT commander Junaid Matoo. Officials said clashes also broke out between protesters and security forces at almost a dozen places in the Valley, including Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar , Tral, Pampore, Pulwama town and Anantnag in south Kashmir , Hajin in Bandipora and Sopore in Baramulla in north Kashmir.

People Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote
Author: 0 Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote

His fresh out-of-the-box party, La Republique en Marche, is forecast to win a thumping majority, but the party is so new there have been reports some rural polling stations were unable to open, or opened late because of a lack of election officials and monitors.

People Man grabs machete, chases off armed robbers
Author: 0 Man grabs machete, chases off armed robbers

He was able to take the shotgun from one of the robbers, later identified as Alen Beltran-Vazquez, 32, of Greenacres, and hold him until deputies arrived. Four men wearing dark clothing were found inside the auto, one of whom was carrying several zip ties. Ronier Jauregi-Lorente and Angel Cabrera-Basulto are charged with two counts each of armed robbery.

Author: 0 Bodies of missing Navy sailors found after collision near Japan

The Navy's 7th Fleet said in a statement Saturday night that search and rescue crews located the missing sailors in the flooded berthing compartments that were damaged during the collision. "This has been a hard day", 7th Fleet Commander Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin said in a statement after the destroyer returned to base . Two berthing spaces, a machinery room and the radio room were damaged and began taking in water after the destroyer was rammed mid-right side of the ship.

Author: 0 Defiant May vows to stay on despite UK election blow

If Corbyn had claimed seven more seats, the total seats won by Labour , the Lib Dems, the SNP, Plaid Cymru, the Green Party and one independent MP would have come to 322 - enough to dethrone the Conservatives of their power. Corbyn pointed out that the police force was cut by nearly 20,000 during May's tenure - which was not a message to make the general public feel more secure in the aftermath of terrorist incidents.

Author: 0 Gun salute for Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists killed in south Kashmir

The bodies of the three militants were handed over to their respective families on Saturday morning and a big funeral was held for Mattoo in which people from different parts of south Kashmir participated. The police were not travelling in bullet proof vehicle. A reward of Rs 10 lakh has been announced for anybody providing information on Wani and his fellow-militants.

Author: 0 Trump confirms he's under investigation over ex-FBI director Comey's firing

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 16, 2017After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my "collusion with the Russians", nobody has been able to show any proof. Mr Pence's office confirmed he had retained Richard Cullen, a former Virginia attorney general and USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to assist "in responding to inquiries" from Mr Mueller.

People AG Ferguson to Trump: 'Thanks' for undermining your travel ban legal team
Author: 0 AG Ferguson to Trump: 'Thanks' for undermining your travel ban legal team

Just as Trump's Justice Department is arguing the ban doesn't target Muslims , legal experts said the president seems to be suggesting the opposite. Trump was not finished tweeting inaccurate information. Those tweets undermine an earlier statement by Trump's communications team, and emphasize the struggle with communicating for a President who is known for his off-the-cuff ability to reach out to his followers directly on Twitter.

Author: 0 Trump tweet not meant to confirm he is under investigation

In an August 21, 2013 file photo, former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller speaks during an interview at Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Washington DC. Rosenstein wrote the memo explaining the reasons why Trump should fire Comey. Sessions said only the president has to power to invoke executive privilege but explained that neither he nor Trump had made a decision to do so.

People Beyonce and Jay Z Welcome Twins Just in Time for Father's Day
Author: 0 Beyonce and Jay Z Welcome Twins Just in Time for Father's Day

The announcement has already become the most-liked Instagram post of all time. Posing amongst a breathtaking floral display, she cradled her blossoming bump, stripping down to a pair of ruffled knickers and a sheer bra. "Jay and I are just as insane about our daughters , even if he's going to beat me when his twins are born". Though Knowles is grandfather to the twins, the 65-year-old found out about Beyonce's pregnancy via social media just like the rest of the world.

People Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'
Author: 0 Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'

He is more responsive, and is speaking with his loved ones. The statement noted that there would be no further updates on Scalise's condition for the rest of the weekend. Hodgkinson was a volunteer for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign previous year and has comments on his social media accounts strongly criticizing President Trump.

Author: 0 Russia criticises US for 'anti-Cuban' approach, says it sides with Cuba

Russia's foreign ministry yesterday said it regretted US President Donald Trump's policy reversal on Cuba , calling it reminiscent of the Cold War era. trade embargo. That means Americans will be largely restricted in where they can spend their money, given the Cuban government's control of a large swath of the travel and tourist economy, including hotels, restaurants and other entities.

People Taliban attack kills 5 policemen in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Taliban attack kills 5 policemen in Afghanistan

Since peaking at a force of about 100,000 troops, some 8,400 USA service members remain in Afghanistan after most North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces pulled out in 2014. But the emergence of an affiliate of the Islamic State group has created a sense of urgency to turn the war around. Western officials say most insider attacks stem from personal grudges and cultural misunderstandings rather than insurgent plots.

Author: 0 Chance of Storms Returns for Weekend, Next Week

The good news is that Invest 93-L remains a poorly organized broad area of low pressure. Happy Sunday! I'm Meteorologist Ric Kearbey trackng Father's Day storm chances. Hurricane hunters were originally scheduled to investigate Sunday , but as satellite did not show much change and the National Hurricane Center chose to cancel the flights.

Author: 0 Lawyer says Trump not under investigation

At the same time , Republicans have used congressional committee investigations into possible connections between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign to questions officials about leaks. The memo, dated June 15, comes more than two weeks after Trump campaign officials received a similar letter dated May 26 directing them to preserve all records related to their work for the campaign, in light of the investigations being led by the special counsel and the House and Senate intelligence ...

People Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition
Author: 0 Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

Doctors said his prognosis was positive on Friday. Scalise, facing "an imminent risk of death", was rushed to the hospital in a helicopter. The hospital released the statement on behalf of Scalise's family. The hospital said Scalise underwent another surgery Saturday to treat the gunshot wound. Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials declined to confirm media accounts that the list of names Hodgkinson carried was a "kill list"; they said the names were listed without any ...

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

During talks with "associates and allies", Trump has randomly said, without any one asking, "I'm not under investigation", Politico reported . "Witch hunt ", Trump added. The top lawyer for the Trump transition team has ordered the organization's staff to preserve all records and other materials related to the widening investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian representatives.

Author: 0 Trump tweets his frustration with Russia investigation

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is overseeing the Russian Federation probe - and Special Counsel Robert Mueller reports to him. The president suggested on Twitter that he may have taped conversations. Vice president Mike Pence, who headed the Trump transition until Inauguration Day, has also hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe a nd Mr Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen has retained a brief to represent him.

Author: 0 To North Korea and back: Otto Warmbier's strange, sad trip

The Swedes, who represent US interests in North Korea , managed to visit him in March 2016, a few weeks before he was sentenced to 15 years hard labor. On Thursday, The Washington Post asked Otto's father, Fred, about the Obama administration's efforts on behalf of his son. "At no stage did I ever think he was anything but a very, very polite kid", he said.

Author: 0 Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller

Meanwhile, House Speaker Paul Ryan urged the White House to let Mueller's investigation play out. Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the president after a report by The Washington Post that Mueller was looking into whether Trump obstructed justice.

Author: 0 Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity'

May said after the meeting there have been "huge frustrations" in the community as people tried to get information about the fire investigation. The Queen was told how the community had rallied in the wake of the blaze and praised those who had come together, adding their response had "come over very strongly".

People World 2 Dead As Suspected Jihadists Attack Mali Tourist Resort
Author: 0 World 2 Dead As Suspected Jihadists Attack Mali Tourist Resort

The violence came about a week after the U.S. State Department warned of "possible future attacks on Western diplomatic missions, other locations in Bamako that Westerners frequent". The landlocked West African country has been fighting a jihadist insurgency for several years, with Islamist fighters roaming the north and centre of Mali.

People Former UFC Fighter Tim Hague in ICU with Serious Brain Injury
Author: 0 Former UFC Fighter Tim Hague in ICU with Serious Brain Injury

A month later Hague was throwing caution to the wind by heading into the boxing ring, losing by unanimous decision, and then was TKO'd in another bout in the squared circle at the end of the year. Tim is now in a coma. Hague's family has asked for privacy. Another source close to the fighter revealed that he was brain dead. But after that loss, with a 10-4 record overall and 1-3 in the promotion, he was let go again.

Author: 0 Injured Capitol Police Officer Throws Out Pitch At Congressional Baseball Game

Scalise was rushed to a hospital with a gunshot wound to the hip, which doctors said caused severe internal bleeding while damaging bones, organs and blood vessels. He was shot by Capitol Police and died of his injuries. Hodgkinson, who had lashed out on social media against Trump and Republicans, was shot and killed by police officers including members of Scalise's security detail who responded.

People American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home
Author: 0 American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home

Otto Warmbier speaks at a news conference in North Korea , in 2016. Americans are regarded as enemies in North Korea because the two countries never signed a peace treaty at the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. Rodman has traveled to the isolated nation four times since 2013, attracting a lot of publicity, much of it unfavorable. The announcement comes as former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman is paying a return visit to North Korea .

People Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?
Author: 0 Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

Hodgkinson said he had a home inspection business back in IL but had been in Alexandria for a while and had been looking for temporary work. "The gentleman - the shooter - came in and he asked me to put air in his tires", Dauberman said. While trying to drive away from that confrontation, the report said, Hodgkinson used a pocket knife to cut a seat belt. She said her daughter and a 2-year-old grandson had moved in with the Hodgkinsons before that, and her husband may have left because he ...

Author: 0 UK's May cracks joke about election disaster

May is due to meet the leaders of all five Northern Ireland political parties, June 15, in an effort to try and form a consensus over power-sharing, following the fallout between Sinn Fein and the DUP in January, when Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness resigned as deputy First Minister, throwing the executive - the devolved government - into chaos.

Author: 0 European Union sources: United Kingdom to agree Brexit divorce bill before trade talks

Some commentators have interpreted the election result as a rejection of May's approach so far - but it is a mixed picture. A survey by the Pew Research Center of almost 10,000 citizens across 10 European nations, including the United Kingdom, showed that a sharp dip in the EU's popularity was reversed after Britain voted to leave the bloc in June previous year.

People First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19
Author: 0 First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19

Contrary to expectations, the snap general election in the United Kingdom has thrown up a hung Parliament with the Tories emerging as the largest party, but falling short of a majority. Chancellor Philip Hammond said the Government's priority in the negotiations should be to protect jobs, economic growth and prosperity. The UK Government wants the talks to take place in parallel during the Brexit process.

Author: 0 McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington

He also corrected Elkington's math. Jack won 18 and never mentioned his total cash. Go and lie down Steve Elkington , you're done. McIlroy has revealed that he intends to play in next week's Travelers Championship and the Irish Open , Scottish Open and Open Championship in successive weeks in July.

People Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum
Author: 0 Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum

A total of 97% of the Puerto Ricans who cast their vote in the island's non-binding referendum on Sunday voted in favor of seeking to become a full-fledged U.S. The US Congress will now decide the fate of its Spanish-speaking territory that is currently in economic turmoil. Michelle Sierra, a hospital patient who cast an early vote in the plebiscite, is in favor of US statehood: "We deserve a better future and my children deserve a better future".

Author: 0 No deal yet between UK Conservatives and DUP to back PM May

Would this have been part of their negotiations with Theresa May in Downing Street? Some opposition politicians say that stance is no longer acceptable, with some in her own party pressing May to soften her position and focus on saving jobs after Britain leaves.