/ May 28, 2017

British leader May's lead narrows ahead of election

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s lead over the opposition Labour Party has narrowed sharply, according to five opinion polls published since the Manchester attack, suggesting she might not win the landslide predicted just a month ago. Four opinion polls published on Saturday showed that ...

New Montana congressman faces court over alleged assault

/ May 27, 2017

New Montana congressman faces court over alleged assault

Montana’s new congressman hasn’t even been sworn into his first public office, but people are already talking about his prospects in 2018 and even 2020. But first, Greg Gianforte has to deal with a misdemeanor assault charge that he received the day before the ...

Some key players behind Manchester bombing arrested, police say

May 27, 2017

Some key players behind Manchester bombing arrested, police say

British police have arrested a “large part of the network” behind this week’s Manchester suicide bombing but more arrests are likely, the country’s top counterterrorism officer said on Friday. Mark Rowley said “immense” progress had been made in the investigation into Salman Abedi, who ...

/ May 22, 2017

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

Reformist candidates swept municipal elections in Iran’s capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term, state media reported Monday. Their win in Friday’s election marks the first time reformists have totally controlled Tehran’s municipal council since ...

Iran's Rouhani finds himself under U.S. pressure after election win

/ May 21, 2017

Iran's Rouhani finds himself under U.S. pressure after election win

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani was still celebrating his resounding re-election victory on Saturday when he came under pressure from the country’s long-standing foe the United States. Rouhani, a 68-year-old moderate cleric who spearheaded a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, said Iranians had chosen ...