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  11 hrs | Queen’s husband Prince Philip hospitalized with infection

              Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been hospitalized at a private hospital in London to receive treatment for an infection, the royal palace said on Wednesday, adding that he is in "good spirits." (more)   


  London, England        1 UPDATES

 

EVENT

 1 wk | WATCH LIVE: U.S. Attorney General Sessions testifies before Senate committee

              U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to testify in an open session before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee.   


  Washington, D.C.     

 

 1 wk | Puerto Rico votes for U.S. statehood in disputed referendum

              Voters in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico have overwhelmingly chosen to become a state, but the extremely low turnout as a result of a boycott threatens to undermine the credibility of the non-binding vote. (more)   


  Puerto Rico     

 


 1 wk | Catalonia calls October referendum on independence from Spain

              The autonomous region of Catalonia will hold a referendum on breaking away from Spain on October 1, the region's leader announced on Friday, setting the stage for another confrontation with Madrid which considers such a vote illegal.   


  Barcelona, Spain     

 

EVENT

  2 wks | WATCH LIVE: Sky News coverage of the UK general election

              Sky News is providing live coverage of the UK's general election.   


  England     

 

URGENT
 2 wks | Federal contractor arrested for leaking top secret NSA report

              A federal contractor in the U.S. state of Georgia has been arrested and charged after she admitted sending a classified report to an online news outlet. The arrest is believed to be linked to a story from The Intercept news website. (more)   


    

 

BREAKING


 2 wks | 5 Arab states cut ties with Qatar as row escalates

              Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Yemen, have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of interfering in their internal affairs and supporting terrorist groups. It follows weeks of rising tensions in the region. (more)   


  Qatar     

 

  3 wks | Former FBI Director James Comey to testify on June 8

              Former FBI Director James Comey, who was fired by President Donald Trump, will testify in the U.S. Senate next week to shed light on reports that the president asked him to drop the investigation into Michael Flynn. (more)   


  United States     

 

 3 wks | CNN fires Kathy Griffin over ‘Trump beheading’ stunt

              Comedian Kathy Griffin, who sparked widespread outrage for a photo shoot in which she is seen holding the likeness of a bloody, severed head resembling U.S. President Donald Trump, has been fired by CNN. (more)   


  United States        1 UPDATES

 


 3 wks | Ecuador’s new president says Julian Assange can stay at embassy

              Ecuador's new president Lenin Moreno, who was critical of Julian Assange during his election campaign, said Monday that the founder of WikiLeaks will be allowed to stay at the country's embassy in London. (more)   


  London, England        5 UPDATES

 




 
Breaking Now

5 Arab states cut ties with Qatar as row escalates     2 wks  

Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos injured in explosion      4 wks  

Montana GOP candidate Greg Gianforte accused of assault     4 wks  

President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey     1 mon  

President Trump orders review of nuclear deal with Iran     2 months  


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Urgent

Federal contractor arrested for leaking top secret NSA report     2 wks  

Driver claiming to have bomb causes alert at the White House     3 months  

U.S. Justice Department rescinds plan to phase out private prisons      4 months  

Trump says U.S. will withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership      7 months  

Donald Trump rushed off stage in Nevada, man detained     7 months  



Events

WATCH LIVE: U.S. Attorney General Sessions testifies before Senate committee     1 wk  

WATCH LIVE: Sky News coverage of the UK general election      2 wks  

VIDEO: The Inauguration of Donald Trump     5 months  

VIDEO: President Obama holds final press conference     5 months  

VIDEO: President Obama’s Farewell Address to the nation     5 months  


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