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Author: 0 Qatar sympathisers in UAE to face jail term up to 15 years

The country says it is ready to engage in negotiations in dealing with the Qatar situation. The announcement follows a major diplomatic rift between Qatar , the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, all members of the powerful Gulf Cooperation Council over allegations that the small, but wealthy peninsula state supports terrorism.

Author: 0 Saudi and Bahrain welcome Trump's scolding of Qatar

The goal of the troop deployment "is to help foster security and stability across the Gulf ", Cavusoglu said after talks attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who said he wanted all parties to end the standoff before the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, around June 25.

Global News Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings and gun attacks on the Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini on Wednesday that left 17 people dead and around 50 injured. To this end successive USA governments have imposed economic, oil, banking and all form of possible sanctions on the country for nearly four decades and condemn Tehran for sponsoring what it claims "terrorists".

Global News Comey testimony watched by an estimated 19.5 million viewers
Author: 0 Comey testimony watched by an estimated 19.5 million viewers

The television networks shut down their regular program flow to broadcast live the nearly three-hour-long filing of the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director regarding his multiple talks with the United States president before the Donld Trump dismissed him in May.

Author: 0 Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

He said one of the wounded soldiers later succumbed to his injuries. Next of kin notification is underway. An investigation was launched to determine the specific circumstances that led to the incident, the statement noted. troops to cause maximum number of casualties in such attacks". On Friday two Afghan border police were killed by friendly fire - the first such incident since U.S.

Author: 0 Republican officials from 16 states back Trump in travel ban fight

Trump's executive order with regard to travel ban for people coming from six Muslim majority countries - Iraq , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen - has been shot down by the U.S. The Brennan Center for Justice , a liberal legal think tank, sounded this alarm Monday, warning that Trump's "troubling pattern of attacking judges and the courts for rulings he disagrees with.

Author: 0 As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror

Therefore, Trump said, he took the "hard but necessary action" of calling out Qatar. The approach has risks because it's a bet that Qatar will ease off its funding of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and other groups rather than writing off the U.S.as a reliable ally, said Ayham Kamel, director for the Middle East and North Africa at the Eurasia Group.

Author: 0 London attack 'ringleader' tried to rent larger truck

An undated handout photo issued by the Metropolitan Police, London , and made available Saturday, June 10, 2017, of the van used in the London Bridge attacks of Saturday June 3 which killed several people and wounded dozens more. After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller van. " We're not looking for a wider network ", said Haydon, adding, however, that authorities are still trying to figure out how exactly this " diverse bunch " came together to commit ...

Author: 0 NSA chief says was never asked to act illegally

Acting director of the FBI Andrew McCabe refused to answer when asked whether he had talked to Comey , his predecessor, about claims that Trump put pressure on him to close down Russia-related inquiries. " Directed ", of course, is different than being asked . After the hearing, Sen. The hearing got heated when Senator Angus King grilled the officials on whether the President tried to influence their work.

Author: 0 UK Politicians Hastily Thinking of Coalition Options After Snap Election

The DUP, an anti-LGBT party, won 10 seats. After calling a snap election in April in anticipation of a landslide, she ended up with an electoral train wreck, in which her Conservative Party actually lost its parliamentary majority. The Liberal Democrats gained three seats to move to 12. As the party with the most seats and votes "it will be incumbent on us to ensure that we have that period of stability and that is exactly what we will do".

Author: 0 Trump calls Comey a liar

Comey testified he arranged after his firing to surreptitiously share with the New York Times details drawn from one unclassified memo he wrote summarizing Trump's description to him of a "cloud" over his presidency and his hope that the FBI would let the Flynn investigation "go".

Author: 0 Russia's Lavrov calls for talks to ease Qatar stand-off

Secretary Tillerson told reporters at the State Department shortly before Trump's remarks that this blockade is hindering the US -led military campaign against ISIS , creating hardships for the people of Qatar and "impairing USA and other worldwide business activities in the region".

Author: 0 Police raid sees 20th arrest made in London Bridge attack probe

The potential for large vehicles to inflict mass casualties was laid bare in horrifying fashion a year ago when a lorry drove through crowds gathered to celebrate Bastille Day in Nice, killing 86 people and injuring scores more. This could have been for a third wave of the attack. Spain's Foreign Ministry says a British autopsy concluded that Ignacio Echeverria, the Spaniard who confronted assailants during last weekend's attacks in London , died after being stabbed in the back.

Author: 0 Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK vote

However, she insisted the EU countries would be "asserting the interests of the 27 member states that will make up the European Union in future" during negotiations. "We must all work together and we both advocate. a free, open world in which we want to shape globalization in a humane way". "We don't know when Brexit talks start", European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted Friday as the election results became clear.

Global News Congressional Investigators Probe James Comey Leak Network
Author: 0 Congressional Investigators Probe James Comey Leak Network

Comey testified Thursday that Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and implied Trump may have become the subject of investigation himself for interfering in the FBI's work. "You're dealing with a serial liar who hasn't told the truth about much of anything". He said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of spreading "lies, ...

Global News Saudi Arabia And Allies Hail US President Donald Trump's Qatar Warning
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia And Allies Hail US President Donald Trump's Qatar Warning

Kuwait, which has maintained its ties with Qatar, is stepping in to mediate the conflict, which may escalate into a regional cold war with the Iranians on one side and the Saudis on the other. The agreement did not detail a timeframe or the number of troops. Doha is the world's largest exporter of natural liquefied gas. Tillerson is calling on Saudi Arabia, Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to immediately ease their blockade on Qatar.

Author: 0 Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up

The president painted a dire picture of the nation's locks, dams, and bridges, saying they are "crumbling" as maintenance has been "massively underfunded". "Investments in foundational assets, such as drinking-water systems, the national electric grid, or efficiency in individual homes, along with roads, our seaports and waterways, bridges and rail investments, will pay dividends for generations to come".

Author: 0 Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker'

Former FBI director James Comey rocked Washington Thursday in testimony before Congress on alleged efforts by President Donald Trump to influence the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. Comey said in his opening statement that his leadership team at the FBI agreed not to share this with Sessions for the following reason: "We concluded it made little sense to report it to Attorney General Sessions, who we expected would likely recuse himself from involvement in ...

Author: 0 Jury may soon hear from Cosby, even if he doesn't take stand

There were no calls, the prosecution and Constand noted, for more than four months after she left her job and moved back to her native Ontario. The moment, captured in a video shared by NBC News , followed hours of testimony from Cosby's alleged victim and one-time mentee, Andrea Constand .

Global News Chouhan sits on fast in Bhopal 'for restoration of peace'
Author: 0 Chouhan sits on fast in Bhopal 'for restoration of peace'

He said that various farmers' organisations will be meeting in Delhi soon, in which leaders from many states will participate. Congress leader Jeetu Patwari told ANI, "I do not understand that instead of maintaining law and order which was their responsibility, they fired on farmers".

Global News Wounded May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit
Author: 0 Wounded May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit

But the election result meant it was unclear whether her plan to take Britain out of the bloc's single market and customs union could still be pursued. She says she's going to charge ahead as planned. It added that "the logic leading to Mrs". As it is, she slunk into Downing street as dawn rose over London , the streets empty but for her convoy and wagons of policemen parked in side streets, in case of some new terror surprise.

Author: 0 Election dents Scottish nationalists' hopes for independence

But her unionist opponents believed there was little enthusiasm among Scots to revisit the independence issue so soon after the 55-45 vote in 2014 against leaving the United Kingdom, and Sturgeon's own timetable for it perceptibly slipped during the election campaign to a more distant and less precise date, once the process of Brexit was complete.

Author: 0 Oldest Trump son fires off 80-plus tweets in support of dad

According to Neiss, he got the idea from ex-Obama administration employee Pat Cunnane who tweeted out his own mockup of a presidential statement last week after Trump tweeted about the London terror attack. He also didn't comment on recent reports revealing that Trump International Hotel received about $270,000 from the Saudi Arabia. Fifty-three percent of Republicans, for example, said they believe the president uses the social media platform too often, while 41 to 32 percent said they ...

Global News Sri Lanka flood toll hits 146
Author: 0 Sri Lanka flood toll hits 146

With more rain expected on Monday, rescuers were racing to evacuate villagers from the most vulnerable areas and emergency teams were rushing to distribute aid to almost half a million people driven out of their homes by the island's worst flooding in a decade.

Author: 0 After UK Election, The Only 'Certainty' In Britain Is Uncertainty

Trump offered his warm support to May over the just- concluded parliamentary election, it said . Theresa May has pledged to form a new government to lead Britain out of the European Union despite losing her majority in a snap general election and facing calls to resign.

Author: 0 Collins says the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation needs help

Comey probably will be asked about conversations he had with Trump concerning Russian election meddling and the FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Two unnamed senior administration officials told The New York Times that Trump has decided not to invoke his executive privilege. On Wednesday, the president will travel to OH, the official said, where he will push to improve the efficacy of inland waterways, including revamping dams and lock systems ...

Global News Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee
Author: 0 Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Sessions has come under fire from the president over his recusal from an investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, an inquiry that's now exploring whether Trump associates colluded with Moscow. The resignation offer came as Trump has grown increasingly disenchanted with the former Alabama senator because of his decision to recuse himself from any investigations involving the presidential campaign.

Global News Gadhafi's son released after more than 5 years of detention
Author: 0 Gadhafi's son released after more than 5 years of detention

Gaddafi is also wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity committed during unsuccessful attempts to suppress the 2011 unrest. The former playboy often appeared in the West as the public face of the Gaddafi regime and was his father's heir-apparent. In July 2016, his lawyers claimed that their client had been released under an amnesty issued by the unrecognised authorities in the east of the country.

Author: 0 Theresa May announces partnership with Democratic Unionist Party

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams described his nationalist party's rise from four to seven of Northern Ireland's seats as a "historic result for the party", but it has said it will maintain its policy of not taking seats in Britain's parliament.

Global News DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives
Author: 0 DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives

British Prime Minister Theresa May is looking to Northern Ireland for support in forming a new minority government now that her Conservative Party has lost its majority in Parliament. Lasted: until 1931, but amid the Great Depression, MacDonald formed "National" coalition government of Conservatives, Liberals and small number of Labour MPs which won 1931 and 1935 elections.

Author: 0 Scotland - Bid for Independence Shot Down

PROPPING DUP THE TORIES Who are the Democratic Unionist Party and what's in the 2017 DUP manifesto? In a tweet sent on Friday afternoon, Ms Davidson highlighted a speech she made in Belfast about the importance of equal marriage . Ian Murray, who had been the only Labour MP in 2015, retained Edinburgh South with a massively increased majority as the party won a total of seven seats.

Author: 0 Halep confident of French Open triumph

Not only did the third seed fall short in the Roland Garros final for the second time, but defeat also cost her the world number one ranking that would have come with victory. In her first Grand Slam final, Ostapenko did not look the least bit cowed. "The patriotic weight she plays with on behalf of a passionate Romanian public can never under be understated, let alone the personal milestones on the line..." "But then I learned how to play on it and understood the movement".

Author: 0 Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud

But not everything went Corbyn's way. Instead, Corbyn's hand lands nicely on Thornberry's breast. And clearly, the Internet can not handle it. While the two quickly laughed off the ill-timed high-five, the internet wasn't quite done with the fiasco and some were left channeling their inner detective to figure out who was at fault.

Global News Three men arrested in connection with London attack
Author: 0 Three men arrested in connection with London attack

Zaghba, an Italian-Moroccan national, was identified as a possible militant threat after he was stopped at Bologna airport in 2016 as he tried to reach Syria . The second man, Rachid Redouane , had not aroused any suspicions. One of those they were most concerned about was Butt. London's Metropolitan Police on Tuesday issued a public appeal for information about him.

Global News May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco
Author: 0 May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

In an article for the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and to notice surging support for the opposition Labour Party. May called the snap election to win a clear mandate for her plan to take Britain out of the EU's single market and customs union in order to cut immigration.

Global News London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck
Author: 0 London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

The third attacker was named as Youssef Zaghba, an Italian national of Moroccan descent, who was living in east London. "How did they know each other?" It appears that British security services are themselves concerned that they could be losing track of potential threats - sources said that after the Manchester bombing, security agencies began re-evaluating the risk level of individuals categorized as former subjects of interest.

Global News Result, not performance, counted against Crusaders - Gatland
Author: 0 Result, not performance, counted against Crusaders - Gatland

Stuart Hogg and Jonathan Davies failed Head Injury Assessments (HIAs) for the Lions, with Gatland admitting both backs now face a race against time to be ready to take on the Maori All Blacks . He added: "These are good sides, they are not going to give tries away". Lions Owen-ning the Crusaders . "It's a team full of internationals and for some guys who won't play Test rugby, it's the closest they'll get".