Russia expels British diplomats amid growing tension after former spy poisoning

The move is latest in a growing feud between Russia and the United Kingdom after the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter — with Prime Minister Theresa May saying there is “no alternative conclusion” than Russia being responsible.Watch Watch “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt,” providing reports and analysis of the day’s … Read more

United Flight Diverted After Dog Loaded On Plane By Mistake

In the latest bad pet news to hit United Airlines this week, a flight wasIn the latest bad pet news to hit United Airlines this week, a flight was diverted after takeoff from New Jersey when it was discovered that a dog had been mistakenly loaded on the aircraft, officials said.United Flight 3996 from Newark … Read more

Donald Trump warned by Republicans over Mueller’s Russia inquiry

US & Canada US & Canada Donald Trump warned by Republicans over Mueller’s Russia inquiry Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email … Read more

Two wounded in Austin explosion after parcel bombings

Two wounded in Austin explosion after parcel bombings Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police chief Brian Manley addressed the suspect, or suspects on Sunday directly: “We want to listen to you” An explosion has injured two people in Austin, Texas, following a deadly series of bomb attacks in the city.Three parcel bombs left on doorsteps … Read more

Russia election: Vladimir Putin wins by big margin

Russia election: Vladimir Putin wins by big margin Getty Images Image caption Mr Putin has been either president or prime minister for almost 20 years Vladimir Putin will lead Russia for another six years, after securing an expected victory in the presidential election.A Russian state exit poll gave him 73.9% of the vote, easily defeating … Read more

US-educated Yi Gang becomes head of China’s central bank

Business Business US-educated Yi Gang becomes head of China’s central bank Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with … Read more

Australia bushfire: Dozens of buildings feared lost in Tathra

Australia Australia Australia bushfire: Dozens of buildings feared lost in Tathra Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with … Read more

Why Trump is so thrilled about McCabe’s firing

Then-Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe during the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on major threats facing the U.S. on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 11, 2017.Jacquelyn Martin / AP fileNews AnalysisWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump had to cheer the firing of former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe to sell the narrative that he is the … Read more

Democrats hold double-digit lead for midterm elections

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.WASHINGTON — Democrats enjoy a 10-point advantage over Republicans in congressional preference … Read more