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Author: 0 Is Iran now under attack by ISIL?

Iran's foreign minister has denounced as "repugnant" a White House statement on Wednesday's terror attack in Tehran that said Iran was a "terror sponsor". Armed assailants apparently dressed as women attacked the parliament buildings in the morning equipped with assault rifles, handguns and suicide vests, killing security guards and ordinary people before taking hostages in the upper floors of the building.

Global News Pakistan stun SA in Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan stun SA in Champions Trophy

Pakistan , though, were always ahead of the eight ball and when the rain came down after 27 overs during their chase, Babar Azam (31* off 51 balls) and Shoaib Malik (16* off 14 balls) had guided them to 119-3, 19 runs ahead of the par score via the D/L/S method.

Global News Vets warn of highly contagious dog flu in Georgia
Author: 0 Vets warn of highly contagious dog flu in Georgia

Dogs are contagious before and after they have symptoms, WALB reported. Jason Daniels was keeping a close eye on his dog, Bumble, as she played at Lebauer Park Thursday. "The difference is that they can't really tell you so you have to watch them really closely". "You're not going to hear a dog complain like you're going to hear a person complain".

Author: 0 Accused leaker Reality Winner pleads not guilty, denied bail

According to Solari she told them she was "mad about what she had recently seen in the media" and she "wanted to set the facts right". Garrick's affidavit said he interviewed victor at her home Saturday and she "admitted intentionally identifying and printing the classified intelligence reporting at issue" and mailing it to the news outlet.

Author: 0 Trump offers to help resolve rift between Qatar, Gulf nations

Qatar has backed Islamist movements but vehemently denies supporting terrorism. "So good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off", he tweeted in reference to his trip to Riyadh last month. "Again, this is Qataris speaking to global media wondering whether this is possible at all". On Thursday, the UAE added to the raft of measures to isolate Qatar .

Author: 0 Gunmen attack Iran parliament and mausoleum, killing at least one - state media

It identified them only by their first names, saying it did not want to release their last names due to security and privacy concerns for their families. On the one hand, as Iran-backed military efforts help drive IS back in Iraq and Syria, Tehran is starting to look like a logical strategic partner for the European Union in its efforts against radical Islamist terrorism.

Global News Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel
Author: 0 Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel

Even setting the scandal aside, it is clear that Kushner gradually emerged as the most powerful of Trump's senior advisers - and is not doing a very good job. "We have backchannel communications with a number of countries", McMaster said. The disclosure of the back channel has put the White House on the defensive.

Author: 0 US Congress, Knesset Mark 50 Years of Jerusalem Reunification With Joint Celebration

Since June 5, Palestinians have commemorated the Naksa, meaning "setback", marking the Israeli invasion and occupation of the West Bank - including East Jerusalem - Gaza, Sinai, and the Golan Heights that began on June 5, 1967 during the Six-Day War, displacing some 300,000 Palestinians, as well as thousands of Syrians, from their homes .

Global News Ossoff, Handel talk healthcare, taxes during only debate before election
Author: 0 Ossoff, Handel talk healthcare, taxes during only debate before election

WABE's Denis O'Hayer will moderate another debate between the two candidates Thursday. "I'm proud that Karen has taken a stance of where she disagrees with President Trump", the Handel supporter said . Election analysts say Ossoff winning would portend well for Democrats in 2018, when they will try to win back control of the House. Handel previously ran for the U.S.

Global News Hamas Angered at Saudi Arabia's Demand for Qatar to Stop Funding
Author: 0 Hamas Angered at Saudi Arabia's Demand for Qatar to Stop Funding

And, in the 2017 Arab League Summit in Jordan, Qatar was among the 22 member states that backed the Saudi-brokered Arab Peace Initiative, supportive of a two-state solution in return for normalisation of relations with Israel. Haniyeh was expected to remain in the Gaza Strip rather than operating in exile. REPORTS from Israel claim that a top Hamas official who has been expelled by Qatar is now in Malaysia.

Author: 0 Trump's fight with London mayor perplexes his critics

President Donald Trump for a state visit later this year, according to London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement. "When you have a special relationship it is no different from when you have got a close mate". "The best thing for you to do is to shut up and stay at home".

Author: 0 PM leaves for Kazakhstan to attend SCO summit

Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistan Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs, too did not respond to a query on a possible Modi-Sharif tete-e-tete. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the summit, and India will be admitted as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) there.

Global News Spain and India PMs meet to boost economic, security ties
Author: 0 Spain and India PMs meet to boost economic, security ties

Highlighting the huge potential that remains untapped in the economic partnership between India and Germany, he said, "There are 600 Indo-German joint ventures operating in India, employing 200,000 people". Modi said he is confident that his visit to Spain will give a new momentum to bilateral ties. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on Spanish King Felipe VI at the royal palace here on Wednesday.

Global News Assailant at Paris' Notre-Dame reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'
Author: 0 Assailant at Paris' Notre-Dame reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

The 40-year-old man launched his attack on the 22-year-old police officer, shouting he was a "soldier of the caliphate" and carrying out the act in revenge "for Syria". The Paris prosecutor's office immediately began a counterterrorism investigation. But he said he "fell off his chair" when he saw the news of his implication in an attack.

Global News Al Jazeera media platforms under cyberattack
Author: 0 Al Jazeera media platforms under cyberattack

According to, Al-Jazeera, one of the largest news organisations in the world, has always been a source of conflict between Qatar and its neighbors, who accuse the broadcaster of bias and fomenting trouble in the region. He said: "We have been isolated because we are successful and progressive". The row is endangering stability in the region. "We are not ready to surrender, and will never be ready to surrender, the independence of our foreign policy".

Global News Portland train stabbing suspect has courtroom outburst
Author: 0 Portland train stabbing suspect has courtroom outburst

Police and witnesses said the victims were defending two teen girls who were the focus of Christian's tirade. On Friday , two men were killed and a third was seriously injured after they defended two teenage girls who were being verbally harassed and intimidated on a Portland light-rail train.

Global News Kansas governor vetoes $1.2B income tax increase
Author: 0 Kansas governor vetoes $1.2B income tax increase

But overall, while the cuts resulted in massive aggregate revenue losses, they just didn't make a big difference for individuals' economic behavior. Many Kansas legislators expect Brownback to step down before his term ends in January 2019, possibly to accept a post in Donald Trump's administration.

Global News Gay couples can now get married in Scottish churches
Author: 0 Gay couples can now get married in Scottish churches

The motion also contained a "conscience clause" meaning that any clergy or church that did not wish to conduct same-sex weddings would not have to. The head of the Scottish Episcopal Church since 2009, the Most Rev David Chillingworth , said this vote was "the end of a long journey".

Author: 0 Vail Resorts purchases Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont

The rating was upgraded by Argus Research on Wednesday, October 12 to "Buy". Stephens has "Outperform" rating and $124 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 17 by Mizuho. 03/16/2017 - Vail Resorts, Inc . had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 2 with "Overweight".

Global News Georgians among Russian crime syndicate arrested in US
Author: 0 Georgians among Russian crime syndicate arrested in US

The defendants are allegedly directly associated with the Shulaya Enterprise , an organized criminal group operating under the protection and direction of a " vor ", or "thief-in-law". Authorities say he used his substantial criminal underworld influence to run illegal operations in several states, including Nevada, Florida, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and NY.

Author: 0 Trump names Federal Bureau of Investigation director nominee: Christopher Wray

Wray said, "We're more known for calmly and quietly diffusing a crisis or making matters go quietly away and keeping things in the middle of the road". Bush and is now a litigation partner at the DC-based law firm King & Spalding, where he chairs the firm's Special Matters and Government Investigations Practice Group.

Global News Nearly 70 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base
Author: 0 Nearly 70 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base

The al-Qaida-linked group claimed responsibility for the Thursday morning attack on the base in Af Urur, near the commercial hub of Bossaso. "It is hard to know the casualties because the telecommunications were cut off", Bari region governor Yusuf Mohamed told Reuters .

Global News Comey Accuses Trump Administration Of Defaming Him, Lying
Author: 0 Comey Accuses Trump Administration Of Defaming Him, Lying

He didn't say what the lies were. Asked whether the president stood by earlier assertions that he had neither sought Comey's loyalty nor asked for the Flynn investigation to be dropped, she said: "I can't imagine the president not standing by his own statement ".

Global News German minister accuses Trump of stirring Gulf conflict
Author: 0 German minister accuses Trump of stirring Gulf conflict

He also said Qatar's ruling emir will not leave the country while it is "in blockade", so he can't attend an offered mediation by U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House. The tensions come as President Donald Trump hopes to align USA allies in the region - including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Israel - in a united front to contain Iran and crush Islamist terrorists.

Author: 0 Restaurant Offers Deal in Honor of 'Covfefe' Tweet

Merriam-Webster, the famed official dictionary with a notably snarky Twitter feed, also got in on the action, albeit briefly. Internet reacts to Presiden't " covfefe " tweetThe tweet went viral, getting almost 120,000 retweets and 150,000 likes in 6 hours.

Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway's husband weighs in on Trump

He also wrote that he was "waiting now for the inevitable cover-my-tweet posts from him that the Solicitor General will no doubt insist upon". It's basically free legal advice for Trump. "The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to S.C.", he wrote.

Global News Third London attacker named by police
Author: 0 Third London attacker named by police

Melissa McMullan only found out Monday the her brother was a victim, after his bank card was found on one of the bodies, D'Agata reports, and days after the attack, there are still a number of people who are missing or unidentified. Prime Minister Theresa May , who called the snap election in hopes of strengthening her mandate for discussions over Britain's exit from the European Union, has come under fire for the cuts to police numbers over recent years.

Global News Openings statements set in murder retrial of Ohio officer
Author: 0 Openings statements set in murder retrial of Ohio officer

Testimony is scheduled to follow from three University of Cincinnati Police officers and a witness. Tensing, who is white, is charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter in a retrial. "Mr. Tensing was not trapped", she said. The university police fired Tensing after he was charged. Among those excused for cause were a black man who said officers unfairly target blacks and a white man who wrote in his questionnaire that Tensing should get a medal.

Global News Afghan Blast Aftermath Stokes Government Tensions
Author: 0 Afghan Blast Aftermath Stokes Government Tensions

Even as Mr. Ghani began to speak at the Kabul Process meeting, attended by 24 countries, including India, militants launched a rocket that landed inside the compound of the Indian Embassy in the diplomatic zone. Before the bombings and the street demonstrations, the Trump administration was discussing whether to send another 3,000-5,000 USA troops to Afghanistan, but now that will hardly be sufficient.

Author: 0 Battle for Marawi resumes after 4-hour lull; 179 freed

The latest terrorist attacks occurred after Philippine soldiers raided the hideout of suspected Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon , Morning Star said. "I was advised last night, 1,200 ISIS in the Philippines, around 40 from Indonesia", said Ryacudu, using another name for the IS group, at the Shangri-La Dialogue, an inter-governmental security forum held annually by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).

Author: 0 Four people killed after explosions at Kabul funeral

The chief executive of Afghanistan , Abdullah Abdullah, was at the funeral but is unhurt. At least 20 people have been killed after three consecutive explosions occurred at the funeral ceremony of a protester in the Afghan capital Kabul , officials said.

Global News Trump says Arab leaders complained about Qatar
Author: 0 Trump says Arab leaders complained about Qatar

Since the diplomatic row erupted, slogans against and in support of Qatar have been among the top topics discussed on Twitter in Arabic, which is a hugely popular medium of expression in the Arab world, particularly in Saudi Arabia. French President Emmanuel Macron said he was ready to back "all initiatives to encourage calm". His comments come amid one of the biggest political crises to hit the Middle East in years.

Global News Trump urges Gulf unity in call with Saudi king
Author: 0 Trump urges Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

An Iranian transportation official was quoted by media as saying on Tuesday that Qatari flights bound to North Africa and Europe that used to cross Saudi, Egyptian or Kuwaiti airspace can now travel over Iran , Iraq and Jordan. Qatar strongly denies the allegations. Qatar is also an oil exporter and a member of OPEC, sitting on 2% of the cartel's proven reserves. In the one-year forwards market, where traders bet on rates 12 months from now, the riyal traded as low as 275 points, compared ...

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