Rep. Jason Chaffetz announces resignation from Congress, effective June 30

The Republican said in a letter Thursday to his constituents that he and his wife have agreed that "the time has come for us to move on from this part of our life". Chaffetz is now less than six months into his fifth term representing Utah's Third Congressional District, and has served as the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee since January 2015.

Iranian General: US-Saudi Arms Deal to Jeopardize Regional Security

The tour will include Saudi Arabia , Israel , Italy and Belgium and President Trump will be attending both the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits. Trump's signature phrase " radical Islamic terrorism " was not included in the speech excerpts. "But we can only overcome this evil if the forces of good are united and strong - and if everyone in this room does their fair share and fulfills their part of the burden", he said.

China and ASEAN Near A Code of Conduct?

China and ASEAN Near A Code of Conduct?

Four ASEAN countries, including Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines, have territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea , along with Taiwan, which is not a member of ASEAN. Negotiations on the code of conduct are expected to take some time . It was unclear if that was mentioned in the framework draft, which has not been made public.

Lions' schedule savaged by New Zealand's Hansen

From his vantage point slung across his players' backs, Smith saw enough to convince him that his Lions , coached by the great Carwyn James, would win the four-Test series 2-1, with a match drawn. The couple are believed to be planning to tie the knot after the Lions tour when the highly rated 25-year-old gets back from his first taste of being part of a special squad drawn from the very best players from the home nations, and who only play every four years in either New Zealand , ...

Trump lashes out at Germany over 'very bad for US' policies

That she has made the same remarks over the past few days a couple of times shows that she is convinced that with America under the leadership of Trump , the USA can no longer be counted on as a reliable partner. After meeting Merkel, Modi said that the two countries are focusing on outcome-oriented momentum in economic ties. Merkel on Monday repeated nearly word for word her message from Sunday, when she told her Bavarian conservative allies in a packed Munich beer tent that "we Europeans ...

Suspect in casino attack near Manila found dead

Suspect in casino attack near Manila found dead

He said it may have just have been an attempted robbery, again pointing out the gunman tried to steal the gambling chips. "Emergency Message- reports of explosions/gunfire at Resorts World Manila". "We were few of the remaining people who [got] out of the vicinity", he said. Resorts World Manila boasts a hotel, casino, shopping centre and cinema within its complex.