London attacker Khalid Masood acted alone, according to police

London attacker Khalid Masood acted alone, according to police

Masood, a 52-year-old Briton, had convictions for violent crimes and spent time in prison. Khalid Masood taught English in Saudi Arabia from November 2005 to November 2006 and again from April 2008 to April 2009, a Saudi Embassy statement released late Friday said. Read More

Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

Nunes has refused to do so, telling reporters "It's the same thing as always around this place - a lot of politics, people get heated, but I'm not going to involve myself with that". Yates served as acting attorney general in the early days of the Trump administration until she was sacked for refusing to implement President Donald Trump's order barring travelers form seven Muslim-majority countries. Read More

Woman arrested in UK attack investigation won't face charges

Woman arrested in UK attack investigation won't face charges

Metropolitan Police said 10 other people who were arrested have all been released with no further action. Khalid Masood is treated by emergency services outside the Houses of Parliament London. Coroner's officer Eric Sword said the provisional cause of death of Masood was "a gunshot wound to the chest". He then fatally stabbed a policeman at Parliament before being shot dead. Read More

Sushma calls on Malaysian PM Razak

Sushma calls on Malaysian PM Razak

Indian firms have moved to Malaysia in a big way, making it a base to do business with other Asean countries. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak met superstar Rajinikanth at his residence in Chennai on Friday. Malaysia has invested $6 billion in India and "an additional $6 billion worth of projects have been executed", Mazumdar said. In return, India may seek Malaysia's assistance in de-radicalisation, at a time investigative agencies are coming across a growing number of disillusioned ... Read More

Tillerson meets China's Xi, says Trump hopes to meet 'soon'-State Dept

Tillerson meets China's Xi, says Trump hopes to meet 'soon'-State Dept

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi reach to shake hands at the end of a joint press conference following their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing , China, Saturday, March 18, 2017 . Read More

John O'Shea thankful he could walk away from Gareth Bale tackle

He said: "I haven't been able to speak to Seamus as yet and I hope to do so this afternoon. Seamus is a fantastic player and character - it's a major blow for the lad, for his club and for us", said O'Neill. 'Seamus has great determination and sometimes things works very well in your favour in terms of recovery. It remains to be seen whether or not Coleman, who is still in hospital, will be able to play any further part in his country's bid to reach next summer's finals in Russian Federation ... Read More

Kim Jong-Nam Body arrives in North Korea

It was released as part of a deal under which nine Malaysians previously prevented from leaving North Korea have now arrived home. Two women - one Vietnamese and one Indonesian - have been charged with killing Kim, who died after the women were seen on airport surveillance cameras smearing a substance on his face as he waited to catch a flight. Read More

Kim body to be sent to Pyongyang, Malaysians freed: Najib

Kim body to be sent to Pyongyang, Malaysians freed: Najib

A van believed to be carrying the body of Kim Jong-nam leaves the forensic department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Malaysia Thursday. North Korea has denied any role in the killing and denounced the investigation as flawed and politically motivated. Read More

Watchdog to examine cost, security of Trump's Florida trips

And it will investigate whether Trump's hotels are sending to the U.S. Treasury any profits from foreign government customers. The Government Accountability Office announced Tuesday that it will be examining the costs and security issues associated with Trump's frequent visits to Mar-A-Lago. Read More

China weaponises disputed islands

China weaponises disputed islands

The think tank's director Greg Poling said that satellite imagery showing radar antennas on the islands meant that deployments from China's military were imminent. Last year, the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague ruled that China's claims were unfounded and it must cease its constructions in the region immediately. Read More

Mann Ki Baat: Modi wishes Bangladesh on its Independence Day

Mann Ki Baat: Modi wishes Bangladesh on its Independence Day

The New India promise had made headlines and the statement was variously interpreted - from an indication that the Prime Minister looking further than the coming assembly elections of 2019 to a herald of coming pro-poor government policies. Read More

Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

The bill to make Indiana's state school superintendent an appointed position will get a second chance in the Senate. Long argued that the bill was substantially different because of several amendments presented during the committee hearing, including one that changed the effective date from 2021 to 2025 and imposes a residency requirement. Read More

Yemen President sentenced to death by rebel-run court for treason

Yemen President sentenced to death by rebel-run court for treason

The rallies in Sanaa came on the second anniversary of the Saudi-led military intervention against the Houthi rebel movement. Riyadh accuses Tehran of backing the rebels, who have made significant territorial gains in the impoverished Middle Eastern country, capturing the capital Sanaa and ousting internationally recognized president Mansour Hadi. Read More

Strong-to-severe storms likely today

Strong-to-severe storms likely today

The impacted areas in north Alabama stretch from Lauderdale to Cullman and Marshall counties, as well as areas north of here. Some storms may occur early in the day, but the greatest threat for severe storms will be a later round in the afternoon and evening. Read More

China's favorite Lam wins HK leadership, vows to heal rifts

China's favorite Lam wins HK leadership, vows to heal rifts

Around three quarters of the 1,194 members of the election committee were from the pro-China camp. In Cantonese, "seven" sounds like an expletive sometimes used to refer to an impotent person. This triggered the 79-day Occupy Central sit-in protests that shut down much of the city centre. After Lam's election was announced on Sunday, protesters promptly took to the street with one group of demonstrators attempting to break through police lines outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition ... Read More

South Korean prosecution to request arrest of former president Park

Park denied the allegations. Park was questioned by prosecutors earlier this week, becoming the fourth South Korean former president to be grilled. Choi is accused of coercing $70 million in bribes from big businesses and promising that they would receive favorable treatment from Park's government. Read More

Stars pay tribute to 'pioneer' rocker Chuck Berry

Stars pay tribute to 'pioneer' rocker Chuck Berry

Charles County Police Department sadly confirms the death of Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr., better known as legendary musician Chuck Berry". President Barack Obama honored Chuck Berry, who died Saturday in Missouri at age 90, with a commemorative tweet on Sunday morning, noting the famed performer "rolled over everyone who came before him - and turned up everyone who came after". Read More

Danny Blind to consider his future as Netherlands coach after defeat

Blind was appointed as manager midway through their qualification for Euro 2016, replacing Guus Hiddink. Netherlands now languish in fourth position in their respective qualifying table, trailing six points behind the leaders France, and three points off second placed Sweden at the half way stage of the qualifying campaign. Read More

Derry soccer skipper Ryan Mcbride dies at 27

Derry soccer skipper Ryan Mcbride dies at 27

He was found dead in his bed by his father in the family home at Bluebell Hill Gardens on Sunday, just hours after the Derry City captain had met with his team-mates for a post-match warm-down. A Derry City number 5 shirt was pinned outside the Brandywell gate in tribute. "His leadership on the field was inspiring", said Mr Barrett. "A real force in the game here in Ireland and he tried to drive Derry on in the way he played - it's a sad, sad loss" - Martin Russell, Limerick manager . Read More

USA stresses 'concern' with Israeli settlements after intensive talks

USA stresses 'concern' with Israeli settlements after intensive talks

According to Wednesday's reports, the terms were laid out by US President Donald Trump's Special Envoy for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt in a pair of lengthy meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last week on Israeli settlement activity. Read More