Friday June 23-rd, 2017

Justine Greening appointed Education Secretary Justine Greening appointed Education Secretary

She becomes the first openly LGBTI minister to hold either the education or equalities portfolios, and is the first woman to be Education Secretary since Alan Johnson replaced Ruth Kelly in 2006. The Echo has contacted Mrs Morgan but she was unavaila...

'The Walking Dead' Season 7 Spoilers 'The Walking Dead' Season 7 Spoilers

Season 7 has also gone to great lengths to hide Negan's final victim, shooting death scenes with all of the main cast. The network has also shared a poster for " The Walking Dead " they made for the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con. It'll be many month...

Theresa May becomes first female British PM since Margaret Thatcher Theresa May becomes first female British PM since Margaret Thatcher

LONDON (AP) - Britain's new Treasury chief pledged Thursday there will be no emergency national budget - even though there are questions marks hanging over the economy following the country's decision to leave the European Union. France's presiden...

DL Hughley Shuts Down Megyn Kelly DL Hughley Shuts Down Megyn Kelly

Hughley responded saying that there's a "benefit of the doubt" given to police officers. "I couldn't care less about insulting people who insult me on a daily basis", he said, adding that he believes "a lot of people on this network have never seen...

Line messenger scores biggest tech IPO of 2016

Line has spread to 200 nations, but is the top messaging app in only four countries: Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and Turkmenistan, according to SimilarWeb, a company that analyzes the device market. Line said on Friday that it logged a group net l...

Nice truck attack claimed by ISIS as police arrest 3

Earlier, authorities said they had found "grenades and larger weapons" in the truck, which had picked up speed and travelled along the famous Promenade des Anglais for more than a mile. Witness Nadar El Shafei told the BBC : 'He died inside the ...

IS says senior commander al-Shishani killed in Iraq IS says senior commander al-Shishani killed in Iraq

America continues to be attempting to verify they got him this time, the USA officials said. This comes month after the Pentagon and a British-based monitoring group said that had likely been killed in a USA air strike in Syria. Schenker says the r...

Victim captures triple shooting on Facebook Live in Virginia Victim captures triple shooting on Facebook Live in Virginia

The men do not appear to notice anyone suspicious approaching the auto. "Call 911", a woman can be heard yelling in the distance as the camera films the underside of a vehicle seat. Williams and his friends were hanging out inside a auto, listening...

I was punched by Draymond Green I was punched by Draymond Green

Green posted $200 bail a little over four hours after being incarcerated around 3 a.m., the report said. The maximum penalty Green could face if found guilty of the assault charge is a $500 fine and/or 90 days in jail. Green apparently slapped a fo...

At least 36000 people displaced by South Sudan violence since Friday

The U.S. Embassy, Doctors Without Borders and the International Medical Corps are among organizations pulling out their staffs from South Sudan. South Sudan's government has said at least 272 have been killed, including 33 civilians, in fighting th...

Missing Calgary girl's body believed found, man charged Missing Calgary girl's body believed found, man charged

Police say Baillie and Taliyah knew the man. It's unclear whether or not Taliyah's father knew him. He's scheduled to make a court appearance on Wednesday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed his condolences to the family of the murdered mother...

FM's talks in Israel tackled peace, terrorism - Egypt Foreign Ministry

Shoukry's visit to Israel is the first by an Egyptian official in nine years, and is an example of strengthened ties between the two countries. Netanyahu still says in closed conversations that he has not given up his efforts to persuade Herzog to ...

Messaging app maker Line debuts on NYSE

However Line ended up pricing its offering at $32.50 per ADS, but these ADSs actually entered the market at $42. The app is spun-off Facebook itself, which make billions in mobile advertising ( Messenger users don't strictly need a Facebook acco...

Social Media pays tribute to the greatest humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi (RIP)

Edhi's namaaz-e-janaza was held at the National Stadium in Karachi , once renowned for many a cricket match but now an abandoned memorial to worldwide cricket in Pakistan, and was attended by the most important individuals in the country today.

Theresa May to announce more names to cabinet

Jeremy Hunt will remain as Health Secretary despite speculation he would be moved in the wake of his bruising dispute with junior doctors. Theresa Villiers resigned as Northern Ireland Secretary, adding that the "new Prime Minister was kind enough ...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Apologizes for Criticizing Trump

In that interview, with CNN , she added: "He says whatever comes into his head at the moment. He really has an ego", she told CNN . The Washington Post and The New York Times both ran editorials saying she had erred. House Speaker Paul Ryan...

Labour face court challenge over Corbyn leadership ballot Labour face court challenge over Corbyn leadership ballot

Several lawyers, including Michael Mansfield QC, have concluded that Corbyn should be automatically on the ballot, saying: "The rules are unambiguous". When considering only Labour supporters, 47 per cent think Corbyn has what it takes but 45 p...

Here's What You Need to Know About Turkey's History of Military Coups

Turkey's armed forces said they had "fully seized control" of the country on Friday, citing rising autocratic rule and increased terrorism. A report from the U.S. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says law enforcement has started arresting mil...

Britain: New Cabinet Peppered with Pro-Brexit Politicians

Finance Minister George Osborne, Justice Secretary Michael Gove and Education Secretary Nicky Morgan were among those who were not offered roles while others, including Work & Pensions Secretary Stephen Crabb and Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Vi...

Theresa May axes key members of David Cameron's cabinet in Government reshuffle

In particular, the new prime minister handed Andrea Leadsom and Priti Patel their first ever cabinet jobs. Guests at a gay rights event in 2013 walked out in disgust after Johnson said the following about gay marriage: "I'm delighted that as of...

New York City reports first female-to-male Zika transmission

It appears now that men aren't the only ones who can transmit the Zika virus through sex. These recommendations also apply to female sex partners of pregnant women though no cases of female-to-female Zika transmission have been reported .

Warren lands top speaking slot, but VP news still pending

Senator will not be joining Clinton on the Democratic ticket this November. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro also met with Clinton at her home, according to a person familiar with the Friday gathering, who spoke on condition of...

India asks Pakistan to desist from interfering in its internal affairs India asks Pakistan to desist from interfering in its internal affairs

The largest protests in recent years erupted last weekend after Indian troops killed the popular, young leader of the largest rebel group fighting against Indian rule. Wani was killed on July 8 in the southern Kashmir's Kokernag area along with two o...

Boost for UK Labor leader against party rebels Boost for UK Labor leader against party rebels

Owen Smith is to challenge for the Labour leadership. Corbyn retains strong support among the party's more left-leaning rank-and-file members, meaning that he could hold on to power and prolong the stand-off with MPs. The former shadow business...

Eric Garner's daughter blasts Obama town hall as a sham Eric Garner's daughter blasts Obama town hall as a sham

After the taping of the meeting in a Washington, D.C., theater, the daughter of Eric Garner, who was choked to death by police officers on Staten Island in 2014, began shouting when her question was not taken. The White House has declined that reques...

Developer of Nintendo's Pokemon GO aiming for rollout to 200 markets soon Developer of Nintendo's Pokemon GO aiming for rollout to 200 markets soon

The gating factor to date has been server capacity; incredible demand has forced the game to delay its launch as they deal with load issues. The world's latest favourite smartphone game Pokemon Go might never release in China owing to strict censor...

Nice attack: Hollande warns, 'We are facing a long battle'

The assault on revelers rocked a nation still dealing with the aftermath of two attacks in Paris past year that killed 147 people and were claimed by the Islamic State extremist group. "I grabbed my son, I felt like shielding him, protecting him fr...

Johnson: Leaving EU does not mean leaving Europe

Speaking Thursday in London, Johnson also pledged to reshape Britain's global profile. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault sidestepped the customary diplomatic niceties to ask how a man who had told lies as leader of the Leave campaign in...

Egypt's Foreign Minister Calls for Renewal of Palestine-Israel Peace Talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will follow up on his tour of east Africa with financing and regulatory help for business deals his team discussed while on the continent. Ultimately, however, Egypt's success to broker peace will hinge on it...

Key takeaways from Zakir Naik's press conference Key takeaways from Zakir Naik's press conference

His speeches on Peace TV were said to be popular in Bangladesh, where the network has been banned post the terror attack. When asked about the reason behind the bounty, she said Naik was "spreading terrorism" under the garb of being a religious p...

Was Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg out of line on…

She launched her criticisms last week, with comments to the " New York Times ", in which she spoke of barely being able to think about the impact Mr Trump would have on the future make-up of the court were he to win the White House in November.

Intoxicated Draymond Green slaps Michigan State football player Intoxicated Draymond Green slaps Michigan State football player

Edmondson announced that he would be pressing charges against Green and that this case was far from over. Draymond Green has made an effective contribution to his team, specifically during the game last season when he ensured a berth for Golden G...

At rally, Bernie Sanders supporters remain wary of Hillary Clinton

The former secretary of state said the final four months of the campaign would be "much more enjoyable" working alongside Sanders and echoed her campaign slogan, "We are stronger together". " Bernie Sanders endorsing Crooked Hillary Clinton is lik...

Donald Trump Leaning Toward Indiana Gov. Mike Pence As VP Pick

The two men also shared breakfast Wednesday morning at the governor's residence, where they were joined by Trump's adult children, who are all influential in Trump's decision-making process. Pence , Ernst told Politico , is "so well-rounded, serve...

Ginsburg continues criticism of Trump, and he fires back Ginsburg continues criticism of Trump, and he fires back

When Donald Trump responded to the judge and suggested she "has embarrassed all by making very dumb political statements " about him, Andrea Mitchell had to step in and "set the record straight". Critics say Ginsburg is in unsafe territory, should...

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