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NK claims U.S. seized its diplomatic package, demands explanation

A spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry characterized the confiscation as a "an illegal and heinous act of provocation", adding that his country's diplomats were " literally mugged " upon entering the United States. North Korea accused the United States of carrying out "a violent assault like gangsters" after a package was taken from delegates at JFK airport.


Ruth Davidson dismisses reports of Scottish Tory breakaway

Ruth Davidson dismisses reports of Scottish Tory breakaway

The SNP remains Scotland's biggest party Despite the punishing losses, including former first minister Alex Salmond as well as the party's current deputy leader Angus Robertson failing to win seats. Mr Salmond, who was Scotland's first minister between 2007 and 2014, had won a majority of 8,687 at the last election in 2015. Davidson said on Friday she believed Britain must seek "the freest trade possible" with the European Union and seek an "open Brexit , not a closed one, which ...


May vows crackdown after van hits Muslims near London mosque

May vows crackdown after van hits Muslims near London mosque

When the van came to a stop, members of the public wrestled the alleged driver to the ground until police arrived to arrest him. Basu said one man was pronounced dead at the scene but it was too early to confirm whether he was killed as a result of the terror attack .



European Union and UK's Brexit talks 'start off on right foot'

The start of the talks, a year after the 23 June British referendum, marks a highly-symbolic moment as Britain undertakes the complex task of leaving the bloc after over 40 years of integration. In a clear reference to the European chief negotiator's claim that Brexit would be a "steep and rocky path", the keen yompers swapped books and a walking stick.


Pentagon: US shoots down Syrian fighter jet

Pentagon: US shoots down Syrian fighter jet

Central Command declares. A US Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane after the Syrian jet dropped bombs near Syrian Democratic Force (SDF) fighters on Sunday, the US military said in a statement . At the White House, spokesman Sean Spicer said: "It's important and crucial that we keep lines of communication open to deconflict potential issues".


Senate Democrat says any WH tapes due by Friday

Senate Democrat says any WH tapes due by Friday

On May 9 , Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , who was investigating possible collusion between Trump's campaign and the Russian officials. The Washington Post reported last week that Mueller's team is also examining whether the president attempted to obstruct justice.