North Korea Fires Unusual Nighttime Missile in New Provocation
North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Friday, heightening pressure on the U.S. and China after its first successful launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile earlier this month.
North Korea missile launch was ICBM – Pentagon, S. Korea military
North Korea is believed to have launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday, according to the Pentagon and South Korean military, as quoted by local media.
Theresa May Is Hit by Another Resignation as Strategy Chief Quits
Theresa May’s director of strategy has become the latest member of her senior team to quit, leaving the premier without the authors of her Brexit vision at a critical time in negotiations with the European Union.
'The Mooch is loose': Twitter goes nuts over Anthony Scaramucci's foul-mouthed New Yorker interview
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci's bizarre, profanity-filled phone interview with The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza on Wednesday (26 July) has gone viral on social media with people picking it apart for the juiciest bits. In an extensive interview, Scaramucci ranted about a number of his White House colleagues including White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus whom he described as a "paranoid f**king schizophrenic" as well as Chief Strategist Steve Bannon.
‘Reasonable grounds’ to suspect Grenfell tower fire was corporate manslaughter – London police
Police investigating London’s Grenfell Tower disaster, in which 80 people were killed in rapidly spreading fire, have sent a letter to survivors and families of victims saying there are “reasonable grounds” to suspect it was a case of corporate manslaughter.
GOP splits further as 'skinny' Obamacare repeal may get rewritten in conference
Four Republican senators are threatening an 11th hour vote on the Health Care Freedom Act, or “skinny” Obamacare repeal, ahead of the August recess. They want guarantees that this latest effort won’t be in the final version approved by the House.
U.S. orders family members of Caracas embassy staff to leave Venezuela
The U.S. State Department on Thursday ordered family members of U.S. government employees at the American embassy in Caracas to leave Venezuela ahead of a weekend vote that has sparked violent protests.
Russia orders US to cut embassy staff in tit-for-tat over sanctions
Russia said it will cut American diplomatic staff to 455 and seize the US embassy's Moscow summer house after Congress passed a sanctions bill against the country.
Local politician can’t ban constituents from Facebook page – judge
A federal court in Virginia has ruled that a politician violated a constituent’s free speech rights when she blocked him from her Facebook page. The ruling could impact a similar case involving President Donald Trump banning Twitter users.
Over 400,000 infected in Yemen's deadly, but entirely preventable, cholera outbreak
Yemen is suffering the worst cholera outbreak ever recorded in any country in the space of a single a year, but it has put off a vaccination campaign until 2018.
McDonald's worker fired for tweeting pics of disgusting kitchen including mould and grease
A McDonald's worker from Louisiana said he was sacked after he shared photos of what he described as "disgusting" conditions inside the kitchen where he worked.
Migrant crisis: Italy backs force to police Libya shore
Italy's cabinet has backed sending a mission to Libya to try to stem the influx of migrants.