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Global News Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve Gulf crisis

Analysts say Saudi Arabia may also feel emboldened to move against Qatar in the wake of a visit to Riyadh by US President Donald Trump , who called on Muslim nations to unite against terrorism. Qatar Airways in a message posted on their social media page said that their flight operation is going on normal except to the four countries - Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt - which has banned the airline from their country.

Global News Pro-Trump group attacks Comey ahead of his testimony
Author: 0 Pro-Trump group attacks Comey ahead of his testimony

There was further corroboration Tuesday of such a dynamic, as The Washington Post reported that Mr. Trump asked Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats in a private meeting after a broader gathering of agency heads in March to stop the Flynn probe - a request Mr.

Global News London attacker believed to be Moroccan, lived in Dublin
Author: 0 London attacker believed to be Moroccan, lived in Dublin

Irish police are investigating an attack on a mosque in the western city of Galway after rocks smashed the windows during late prayers on Monday, reports said on Tuesday. The Moroccan national was detained at a property in Limerick after Irish police received a tip from colleagues in London. In a television interview with RTE during a visit to Chicago, Kenny said that the man in question did not appear to have been on an Irish police watch list.

Author: 0 Syrian Democratic Forces, Backed by Coalition, Launch Battle to Liberate Raqqa

Raqqa was among the first cities captured by IS, in January 2014, and has been the home of some of the group's most prominent leaders, including those who planned the November 2015 Paris attacks and other worldwide assaults. That campaign has already threatened to ignite conflict with the coalition against the Islamic State. However Rahman pointed out the same route was being used by fleeing IS fighters.

Author: 0 Source says Comey told boss about Trump worries

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the second-ranking official at the Department of Justice who signed a letter recommending Comey's dismissal, will testify, a day ahead of Comey's own hotly anticipated testimony in the investigation of Russian involvement in the 2016 USA election.

Author: 0 Man opens fire in Iranian parliament, injures guard

The State-run Tasnim news agency said exchange of fire was still underway. There are reports of shooting inside Iran Parliament. A witness told Reuters news agency that the incident at parliament was over. There are also reports of a shooting at the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the modern state. "He shot one of the guards in the leg and ran away", the agencies reported on their telegram feeds.

Author: 0 Trump schedules speech during Comey testimony

But The New York Times, which first reported the request to Sessions , said it came after Trump had asked Comey in February to end an investigation into Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn . While Justice Department policy allows authorities to tell people whether they are the target of an investigation, prosecutors - not FBI agents - handle such discussions.

Global News Vladimir Putin: I don't have bad days like women do
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin: I don't have bad days like women do

Stone gave the DVD wit the film to Putin who subsequently found that the case contained no DVD inside and called the move a "typical American gift", the United States media reported. Putin's also seen feeding carrots to a thoroughbred horse named after Dutch theoretical physicist Johannes Diderik van der Waals at his residence. At times, its the Kremlin leader that seems to be the voice of moderation.

Global News UK police arrest 9th man in Manchester bombing probe
Author: 0 UK police arrest 9th man in Manchester bombing probe

British police chiefs have stopped sharing information on the Manchester concert bombing with the United States after the American media leaked crime scene pictures that showed the bomb used in the attack was a highly-powerful device packed with nuts and screws.

Global News Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor
Author: 0 Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor

The politician's feud with each other arguably stems back to a year and a half ago when Mr Trump announced he would ban all Muslims from entering the US. In a true shocker, the inexplicably employed CNN contributor and cyborgian Trump loyalist defended Trump's attack on the mayor of a city recovering from a terrorist attack.

Global News Manchester bomb probe police make 19th arrest
Author: 0 Manchester bomb probe police make 19th arrest

Greater Manchester Police have released images of the vehicle and a holdall found inside in the hope it will help people recall Abedi's movements between 13 and 15 April, the day he left the United Kingdom for Libya, and 18 and 22 May. "We know Abedi bought some of the parts of the device after landing back in the United Kingdom and although his final acts on the night seem to have been alone, this doesn't mean that he did not have support in planning this attack".

Global News Panicked Fans Scatter in Turin After Champions League Soccer Match
Author: 0 Panicked Fans Scatter in Turin After Champions League Soccer Match

Local media reported that a seven-year-old boy was in a coma with severe chest injuries after being trampled in the crush. Police said some 200 people had needed hospital treatment with two of them in a serious condition. Football fans can be heard screaming for their lives in a video showing them trapped in a stampede during a screening of the Champions League final in Turin.

Author: 0 Trump Continues to Tweet About London Mayor

Khan had told Londoners there was "no reason to be alarmed" about an increased police presence in the coming days. His Twitter tirade against Khan did not evince a response from May, who confined herself to saying Khan was doing a good job as mayor.

Global News Real Madrid can 'get even better', warns Gareth Bale
Author: 0 Real Madrid can 'get even better', warns Gareth Bale

That has fuelled rumours that United could turn to Bale after cooling their approach for Antoine Griezmann following the French forward's confirmation on Sunday that he would not be leaving Atletico Madrid this summer. "'Cristiano Ballon d'Or", the Portuguese sang along with the fans as he was lifted into the air by his teammates. "As I have said, I am happy here at Madrid".

Global News Philippines says Arab-Qatar rift may have repercussions for Filipino workers
Author: 0 Philippines says Arab-Qatar rift may have repercussions for Filipino workers

Gulf countries that severed ties with Qatar supply about 80 percent of its food requirements. Shoppers piled trollies and baskets high and shelves were stripped of essentials such as milk, rice and chicken. "Qatar has the third biggest OFW population in the Middle East. Our labor attache there is giving us fresh reports", Labor undersecretary Dominador Say told reporters in an ambush interview during the ASEAN anti-human trafficking workshop in Makati City.

Global News London attack: Muslim Council condemns killings
Author: 0 London attack: Muslim Council condemns killings

The Muslim Council of Britain has condemned Saturday's attack in London in which at least seven people died. The 28-year-old is among the victims when three terrorists rammed a white van into people in the London Bridge area, before exiting the vehicle and stabbing people at random in Borough market.

Global News New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers
Author: 0 New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers

Authorities have said the London attack was apparently unconnected to the Manchester bombing. Photo by Reuters/Hannah McKay. A British government official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about the attack investigation confirmed the details of the Italian report , and said that the man had not been considered a "person of interest", meaning they had no reason to think he was violent or planning an attack.

Global News Attacker uses hammer on officers near Notre Dame in Paris
Author: 0 Attacker uses hammer on officers near Notre Dame in Paris

Paris police say an officer shot and injured an attacker. Large numbers of police cars filled the area on the Ile de Cite island in the Seine River in the center of Paris . It is the first attack since President Emmanuel Macron won last month's election and comes days before a parliamentary poll in which opinion surveys show Macron on course to win a landslide majority.

Global News Prosecutors don't charge owner of warehouse in deadly fire
Author: 0 Prosecutors don't charge owner of warehouse in deadly fire

As * a href="http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/06/05/two-arrested-manslaughter-deadly-ghost-ship-fire/?e=oL*jnviJIwTkRg" *CBS 5 now reports , Max Ohr "described himself as Almena's second-in-command and said he would collect rent when Almena was away", and it was Harris who was serving as doorman and ersatz event producer the night of the fire.

Global News Trump jokes that Kushner 'more famous than me'
Author: 0 Trump jokes that Kushner 'more famous than me'

And political observers believe courts would not have supported Trump's claim. Trump learned of the attorney general's decision shortly before Sessions announced it at a news conference. Michael Flynn , Trump's national security adviser, was sacked in February. US eavesdropping showed Flynn had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the USA before Trump took office in January.

Author: 0 Apple expected to launch smart speaker

Here's everything we know about iOS 11 so far. The updated version of Siri will be rolled out later this year with the release of iOS 11 . Additionally, iOS 11 also switches from H.264 to H.265 HEVC for video capture, enabling twice the efficiency for more storage room, and transitions to the HEIF image format on the iPhone 7/7 Plus and later to achieve additional space-saving over traditional JPEGs.

Author: 0 Trump will not block ex-FBI director's testimony

Chairman of the Senate Select Committee Richard Burr and Vice Chairman Mark Warner said in a statement May that Comey's testimony "will help answer some of the questions that have arisen since Comey was so suddenly dismissed by the president".

Global News Sheriff: 'Multiple fatalities' in Orlando shooting
Author: 0 Sheriff: 'Multiple fatalities' in Orlando shooting

Her sister was in the restroom when she heard a noise, Adams told reporters. Though Demings and other authorities have been broadly characterizing the shooting as that by a disgruntled former employee, Demings stopped short Monday afternoon of offering any specific motives for the specific victims.

Global News Afghan president calls on Taliban to join peace talks
Author: 0 Afghan president calls on Taliban to join peace talks

But the Afghanistan Cricket Board issued a strongly worded statement late on Wednesday, cancelling the matches in light of a truck bombing in the city's diplomatic quarter that killed at least 90 people. "The conference will be a visible reminder to all those who seek to harm Afghanistan that the Afghan people are never alone, especially in the wake of last week's attack", Llorens said in a statement.

Author: 0 Two London Bridge attackers named

Butt, 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan and married with children, according to police. Dick said police had seized "a huge amount of forensic material" after going through the van used in the attack "very very carefully". But London Mayor Sadiq Khan said cuts have been draconian. The death toll from the attack remains at seven, though 18 of the people injured in the event remain in critical condition.

Global News When a dragon 'attacked' Shah Rukh Khan
Author: 0 When a dragon 'attacked' Shah Rukh Khan

However, now it has been confirmed that Shah Rukh's reaction was also staged. According to the news publication Al-Alam, a source revealed that Khan was paid $400,000 (approx Rs 2 crore) to appear on the show. The host dressed up as a big lizard started moving towards them to scare the trapped victims but Shah Rukh Khan tried his best to stay calm and keep a screaming Nishan from sinking too.

Author: 0 Syrian Observatory: U.S.-backed force attacks eastern edge of Raqqa

The U.S. has been preparing for an assault on Raqqa for some time and has been arming Syrian Kurds for the operation - over Turkey's objections. "They have reached the city but they have not entered any of its buildings". On Saturday the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, part of the SDF, told Reuters the fifth and final stage of the attack would start in the coming few days.

Global News Slutsky poised to take over at Hull weeks after Watford link
Author: 0 Slutsky poised to take over at Hull weeks after Watford link

He has been living in England since January, with the hope of learning English and finding himself a job in the country. Slutsky won three Russian Premier League titles during a seven-year stay with CSKA Moscow, which included a number of Champions League group-stage campaigns.

Global News Dozens die in Manila casino attack
Author: 0 Dozens die in Manila casino attack

At least 36 bodies have been found after what appears to be a botched robbery at a casino in the Philippines , according to police. He says, "From the time he barged in and until the end, he was alone". "We can not attribute this to terrorism ", national police chief dela Rosa told DZMM radio . He said the gunman, who is still at large, would have shot all the people gambling if terror had been the motive.

Author: 0 USA climate withdrawal leaves door open for China in Pacific

The funds will support the operations of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, an worldwide environmental treaty that spawned the Kyoto Protocol, the Paris accord and other landmark climate-related policies. "Non-compliance with commitments in the Paris accord by a government which is the second-largest producer of greenhouse gases and is one of the most polluting countries, is unacceptable", said Ghasemi.

Author: 0 Attackers named in London terror probe as PM under pressure

Although there has been widespread praise for the professionalism and courage of the armed officers who shot and killed the assailants within eight minutes of being called Saturday night, the country's broader antiterrorism strategy was questioned.

Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon: Leader of Scottish independence battle

A spokesman for the Scottish Conservatives said: "This poll shows us up massively from the last General Election, and that we're receiving the backing of voters right across Scotland". He and Mr McDougall met with voters and activists in East Renfrewshire, the constituency Mr Murphy won from the Tories in 1997 and held until 2015.

Author: 0 State Department won't say if Tillerson attended Trump climate speech

USA employers added 138,000 new jobs last month, below forecasts for 185,000 jobs, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed Friday. Opponents of the pullout - said to include Trump's daughter Ivanka - had warned that Washington's global leadership role was at stake, along with the environment.

Global News Police name gunman in Melbourne hostage-taking
Author: 0 Police name gunman in Melbourne hostage-taking

She was later rescued by the Victoria Police while the man holding her hostage was shot dead. He also raised concern over granting parole to Khayre. "We are extremely concerned about terrorism". The prime minister, who will convene the Council of Australian Governments in Hobart on Friday, said the issue of parole was a high priority.

Author: 0 White House: Trump will not exert executive privilege over Comey

The president won't invoke executive privilege in an effort to keep Comey from discussing the Russian Federation investigation before the Senate Committee on Intelligence, Trump spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at the daily briefing Monday.

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