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Supreme Court Sides With Baker Who Turned Away Gay Couple

Supreme Court Sides With Baker Who Turned Away Gay Couple

But they did not definitively rule on the issue of whether a business can decline to serve gays and lesbians based on religious views, meaning the broader contentious issue is likely to simmer. "The...

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Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy ousted after failing confidence motion

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy ousted after failing confidence motion

The crimes ranged from fraud and tax evasion to money laundering. More damagingly for Rajoy, the judges questioned the prime minister's credibility when he said in court that he was unaware of the f...

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Kim coup-proofs his team before planned Trump-summit

Kim coup-proofs his team before planned Trump-summit

Hagan has reportedly worked for every Republican administration since Reagan, specializing in organizing summits, foreign trips, and other presidential logistics. Other analysts say the measure was to...

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Bill Clinton: I don't owe Monica Lewinsky an apology

Bill Clinton: I don't owe Monica Lewinsky an apology

He noted that the renewed focus on the Lewinsky scandal in light of the Me Too movement is due in part to voter frustration with Trump. When pressed about why he hadn't reached out to Lewinsky per...

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Melania Trump Missing But ‘Doing Great': Spokeswoman

Melania Trump Missing But ‘Doing Great': Spokeswoman

The first lady remained in the hospital for five nights following the procedure prior to returning to the White House on May 19. Melania Trump came home six days later, on a Saturday, but her ...

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Giuliani, Echoing Leaked Memo, Says Trump Has

Giuliani, Echoing Leaked Memo, Says Trump Has "Broad Powers" Over Mueller Investigation

This Sunday, George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani to discuss the Trump team's strategy in the Mueller investigation. The Trump lawyer said...

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Pacific deal focuses on S. China Sea status

Pacific deal focuses on S. China Sea status

The US and China appear to be headed for a more confrontational relationship in Southeast Asia as Washington warns of a more aggressive response to the militarization of disputed islands in the South ...

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Trump wouldn't mind replacing NAFTA with 2 deals

Trump wouldn't mind replacing NAFTA with 2 deals

French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday that he told Trump in a phone call that the new USA tariffs on European, Mexican and Canadian goods were illegal and a "mistake". Brussels previously threa...

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United States military killed almost 500 civilians in 2017, Pentagon says

United States military killed almost 500 civilians in 2017, Pentagon says

As President Donald Trump participated in the coast guard's change of command ceremony Friday morning, the Pentagon told Congress it estimated USA military action killed almost 500 civilians previou...

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Talks held in Italy amid political crisis

Talks held in Italy amid political crisis

Conte selected economics professor Giovanni Tria for the role of finance minister after he resigned on Monday when Mattarella refused to approve Conte's original nomination of Paolo Savona. The worl...

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China: Trade deals in jeopardy if United States tariffs are implemented

China: Trade deals in jeopardy if United States tariffs are implemented

China said the two sides had made "positive and concrete progress" on matters like increasing agricultural and energy imports but said details were left for "both sides to finalise". The two governmen...

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The summit's back on: Trump meets N. Korean at White House

The summit's back on: Trump meets N. Korean at White House

Pompeo , the former Central Intelligence Agency chief who has traveled to North Korea and met with Kim Jong Un twice in the past two months, said he believed the country's leaders are "contemplati...

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IISc in top 100 world university list again

IISc in top 100 world university list again

Cambridge and Oxford come fourth and fifth in the list respectively, but the number of United Kingdom institutions in the top 100 has dropped from 10 past year. THE described performance across the re...

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Ivanka Trump Slammed on Twitter Over Photo With Son Amid Border Scandal

Ivanka Trump Slammed on Twitter Over Photo With Son Amid Border Scandal

The HHS asserted that its primary legal authority is to temporarily house and then release unaccompanied children to a sponsor. US President Donald Trump implied the Democrats were behind the poli...

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Saudi Arabia adopts law protecting women from sexual harassment

Saudi Arabia adopts law protecting women from sexual harassment

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also instructed the kingdom's interior ministry to fully enact the law, Saudi Gazette reported . " It fills a large legislative vacuum, and it is a deterrent ",...

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Trump says he wishes he didn't appoint Jeff Sessions attorney general

Trump says he wishes he didn't appoint Jeff Sessions attorney general

Two top Republican allies of President Donald Trump have thrown cold water on his claims that the Obama administration used a spy to infiltrate his 2016 presidential campaign , an unsubstantiated t...

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Hawaii volcano eruption shoots lava fountain 200 feet into the sky

Hawaii volcano eruption shoots lava fountain 200 feet into the sky

The USGS responded, politely asking that people not try this culinary stunt due to the bad taste and chance of a "spectacular reaction". 'Even the wispy edges of it can cause skin and eye irritati...

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Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri Resigns: Top Takeaways

Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri Resigns: Top Takeaways

A St. Louis grand jury had indicted Greitens in February, accusing him of invading the privacy of his former hairdresser, with whom he had an extramarital affair, by taking a photo of her without pe...

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Chokes Up at Student’s Question on Shootings

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Chokes Up at Student’s Question on Shootings

Said, "Oh, the administration, yeah, we're going to meet later this week and talk about it", and, "We want you to feel safe". Adriana Diaz discusses her reporting on school shootings for her "Eye on A...

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Kim Jong-un reaffirms denuclearization pledge, willingness to meet Trump

Kim Jong-un reaffirms denuclearization pledge, willingness to meet Trump

Previous talks between U.S. and North Korean officials - including two meetings between Kim and Pompeo - have failed to yield clarity on the denuclearization issue. Before he cancelled the summit, T...

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Landslide Hits North Carolina Dam, Thousands of People Evacuated

Landslide Hits North Carolina Dam, Thousands of People Evacuated

Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency in western counties after heavy rains strained dams and caused mudslides that blocked roads. The National Weather Service also said a flash flood emergency...

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Nine Russians fighters killed in Syria's Deir Ezzor: monitor

Nine Russians fighters killed in Syria's Deir Ezzor: monitor

At least four Russian servicemen, including two military advisers, were killed in Syria after they were shelled by militants, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sunday. Russian servicemen have been kil...

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Daesh claims deadly attack on Belgium police: propaganda agency

Daesh claims deadly attack on Belgium police: propaganda agency

The source said Herman had past convictions for robbery, violence, and drug dealing. Belgian media, including CNN affiliate RTBF , are naming the gunman as Benjamin Herman. Justice Minister Koe...

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Kim Yong-chol: N Korea leader Kim Jong-un's right hand man

Kim Yong-chol: N Korea leader Kim Jong-un's right hand man

The announcement comes a day after the White House described the summit as "expected" in a readout of a call between Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Given these North Korean concessi...

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Service member missing after flooding strikes Maryland city

Service member missing after flooding strikes Maryland city

Buildings were destroyed and dozens of cars were swept away when the floor waters raged through Ellicott City on Memorial Day Weekend, leaving behind destruction and complete devastation. The area rem...

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White House to impose 25% tariff on $50bn worth of Chinese goods

The Trump administration previously announced a list of Chinese products affected by the tariff primarily focused on electronics, aerospace and machinery products. "For instance the United States ch...

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Sterlite Copper protest hits 32,500 jobs at Tuticorn plant

Sterlite Copper protest hits 32,500 jobs at Tuticorn plant

Protesters turned violent on May 22, the 100th day of their stir, and 13 people were killed in police action against them last Tuesday and Wednesday. Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K. The smelt...

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Emergency Crews Searching For Man After Ellicott City Flood

Emergency Crews Searching For Man After Ellicott City Flood

Scenes of devastating damage - and feelings of aching familiarity - overwhelmed residents of a small Maryland town Sunday as flash floods ripped through the area, topping similar havoc wreaked on ...

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China raises ‘combat readiness’ as USA warships enter disputed waters

China raises ‘combat readiness’ as USA warships enter disputed waters

Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Higgins, and a cruiser, USS Antietam , sailed within 12 nautical miles of islands controlled by China in the disputed Paracel Islands. Washington has said it...

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Ireland votes overwhelmingly to end abortion ban

Ireland votes overwhelmingly to end abortion ban

Today, we as a people have spoken. We're inspired by the men and women of Ireland who stood up to reaffirm every woman's right to make decisions about her own body and control her own destiny and to c...

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US Excludes China From Military Drill Over South China Sea Actions

US Excludes China From Military Drill Over South China Sea Actions

In the wake of China blatantly disregarding the neutrality of the disputed Spratly Islands by expanding Beijing's military into the South China Sea, the United States has made a decision to revoke...

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Donald Trump says summit with Kim Jong Un still on the cards

Donald Trump says summit with Kim Jong Un still on the cards

He said there is a "lot of good will" and denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula would be "a great thing". "South Korea summit, President Trump clearly emphasised that we may see not only the en...

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Tentative Deal: ZTE Will Pay Fine, Hire U.S. Compliance, Fire Management

Tentative Deal: ZTE Will Pay Fine, Hire U.S. Compliance, Fire Management

The Commerce Department last month blocked China's ZTE from importing American components for seven years, accusing it of misleading US regulators after it last year settled charges of violating sanct...

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Exit polls in Ireland point to landslide abortion rights victory

Exit polls in Ireland point to landslide abortion rights victory

That effectively bans all abortions in Ireland , except in cases when the woman's life is at risk. The ballots will be counted from 9am today, with the result expected this evening. Chris Garvin, 20...

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Ex-NAACP official Rachel Dolezal charged with welfare fraud

Ex-NAACP official Rachel Dolezal charged with welfare fraud

She has been charged with 1st Degree Theft by Welfare Fraud, Perjury in the 2nd Degree, and False Verification for Public Assistance. According to the documents, Dolezal did submitted a "change of...

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