News This Second

First 100 Days Of Trump Administration

Brexit

UK – UK’s Prime Minister May calls for snap election on June 8

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying the government had the right plan for negotiating the terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union and she needed political unity in London...

UK applications for Irish passports continue in huge numbers

Berlin (dpa) – The huge demand for Irish passports from the British mainland and Northern Ireland shows no signs of abating, with applications for the first quarter of 2017 up 68 per cent compared to last year, Irish broadcaster RTE reported...

Spain Will Not ‘Initially’ Veto Scotland from Joining EU

Spain said it would not “initially” veto an attempt by an independent Scotland to join the European Union after Britain has left the bloc as British Finance Minister Philip Hammonds will travel to India next week to boost international trade as...

The Latest

Might IS, al-Qaida Team Up in Iraq?

As its losses mount in Iraq, will a less potent Islamic State merge with its precursor, al-Qaida? That speculation ramped up this week after Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi told Reuters he had information from Iraqi and regional contacts that...

Venezuela protests claim three lives

Two Venezuelan students and a National Guard sergeant have died after shots were fired during protests in Venezuela. Opposition supporters protested in Caracas and other cities in what they called “the mother of all marches,” denouncing the...

Bill O’Reilly out at Fox News Channel after 20 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O’Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel following reports that five women had been paid millions of dollars to keep quiet about harassment allegations. 21st Century Fox issued a statement Wednesday that “after...

Recent Articles

Aaron Hernandez commits suicide, official says

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots star who was convicted of murder, was found hanged Wednesday morning in the Massachusetts prison where he was serving a life sentence, officials said. The death of Hernandez, 27, comes just days after...

What We Know About North Korea’s Nuclear Arsenal

On April 16 two enormous intercontinental ballistic missiles rolled through the streets of Pyongyang as part of Kim Il Sung’s birthday celebrations. Kim, the grandfather of current North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un, has been dead since 1994 but the day...

Former President George HW Bush hospitalized, spokesman confirms

President George H.W. Bush is back in the hospital, spokesman Jim McGrath has confirmed. Bush, 92, is being treated at Methodist Hospital but is doing fine, his spokesman said. “He is already well on the path to recovery and going home,” McGrath...

Mobile Video Shows Crowd Celebrating Lynching, Pledging Secrecy

Newly discovered mobile phone video showed a group of people congratulating each other over the lynching of a university student accused of blasphemy in Pakistan. The video, which first appeared on social media before being picked up by various...

President Erdogan rejects criticism of referendum

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told international election observers on Monday to “talk to the hand” after they criticised the conduct of Turkey’s referendum, saying it was held on an “unlevel playing field”...

Video

/* ]]> */