Labour’s Diane Abbott pulls out of radio show after yet another car-crash TV interview

As all parties cranked up their messages on investment in police numbers following Saturday’s terrorist attack in London, Abbott was once again left red-faced, unable to point out which recommendations from a recent counterterrorism report she did not feel comfortable with.

Sadiq Khan wants Trump’s state visit scrapped, but Boris Johnson sees ‘no reason to cancel’

Khan’s appeal comes after Trump targeted the London mayor on social media for his response to the terrorist attack on London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday night. Khan said the UK should retract the state visit, scheduled for October, during which Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth II.

Russia scrambles jet fighter to intercept U.S. bomber over Baltic Sea

MOSCOW A Russian Su-27 jet fighter intercepted a U.S. B-52 strategic bomber on Russia’s border over the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, Russian news agencies quoted Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying. The bomber was flying along the Russian border but over neutral waters, RIA cited the ministry as saying.

US ‘looking carefully’ at role on UN Human Rights Council over ‘chronic anti-Israel bias’

Speaking at the Geneva forum Tuesday afternoon, Haley condemned the council’s “chronic anti-Israel bias,” adding that the US sees “some areas for significant strengthening,” according to Reuters. ‘Right now, #NorthKorea is trying to pose a threat in every way possible’ – #NikkiHaley— RT America (@RT_America) May 16, 2017