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Global News Air emergency for Australian flight
Author: 0 Air emergency for Australian flight

The company said a damage on the air inlet of the aircraft's left engine was "timely" noticed by the crew, and the captain "decisively" made the decision to return. The possibility that the China Eastern A330-200 incident at Sydney Airport last night involved the jet sucking in rather than blowing out part of an engine is expected to come under close scrutiny in an ATSB inquiry.

Global News Kellyanne Conway allegedly overheard mocking White House staffers
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway allegedly overheard mocking White House staffers

See the photos and the Twitter account's allegations below. The accounts final tweet read: 'I should mention that @KellyannePolls was probably talking OTR to (Robert Costa), @danbalz and @PhilipRucker - but loudly, at a DC party'. Trump's White House has routinely raged against leakers, with the president himself calling for investigations into how information was getting out.

Global News US Strike Targets Al-Shabab In Somalia
Author: 0 US Strike Targets Al-Shabab In Somalia

Farmajo described the raid which took place on Sunday near Sakow as "successful strike" and destroyed a key Al-Shabaab command and supply hub. The US Africa Command portrayed the camp as part of a broader al-Shabab stronghold, from which the Islamist group has launched attacks over the past eight months in which it overran three African Union bases for peacekeeping soldiers.

Global News India's Maharashtra state waives off all farm loans, averting strike
Author: 0 India's Maharashtra state waives off all farm loans, averting strike

Besides, the Telangana government headed by K Chandrasekhara Rao also processed the fourth installment of a farm loan waiver that was part of its election promise. Fadnavis said the state government had agreed to the loan waiver for farmers, adding that conditions and details will be finalised by a joint committee .

Global News Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

Despite Tillerson's plea for "no further escalation", Trump's sharp comments were likely to further embolden Saudi Arabia and the others in their bid to isolate Qatar. The Pentagon said the blockade was hindering USA ability to plan for long-term operations in the region. A separate SPA report on Saturday acknowledged Tillerson's call for Qatar to curtail support for terrorism, without mentioning that he had also said the crisis was hurting ordinary Qataris, impairing business and ...

Author: 0 South Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

Moon's government also said it will let two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued at sea resettle in the South as per their wishes. Yesterday's launches are the North's fifth round of tests- three ballistic missile launches, a surface-to-air missile and now the cruise missiles - since the South's new president Moon Jae-in took power in early May.

Author: 0 USA environment chief leaves G-7 climate talks early

Pruitt said in a statement later on Sunday that the United States had always been a world leader on environmental stewardship and "that was demonstrated on a global stage today". "Trump has revealed the truth that lies behind the rhetoric of the G7 on the environment". That is not our model. Chaperoned by hundreds of riot police, the demonstration appeared to be passing off peacefully with protestors brandishing placards declaring: "There is no Planet B" and "They think the Kyoto protocol ...

Author: 0 MP CM calls off fast, promises higher agricultural productivity

Last evening, Chouhan, whose government came under fire because of death of five people in police firing in Mandsaur district as the agitation spread through western Madhya Pradesh, announced a fast for "restoration for peace". "I have always tried doing a lot for farmers and their problem is ours", Chouhan said at Dusshera Maidan in the state capital. "I will not end my fast till peace is restored in the state", Chouhan had said last evening after the protest by farmers was marred by ...

Global News Iran arrests nearly 50 after deadly Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran arrests nearly 50 after deadly Tehran attacks

Alavi said the operation was carried out by security forces on Saturday in collaboration with the secret services of neighbouring countries, reports Efe news. Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran have had strained relations throughout their history and have been involved in a sectarian feud for more than 1,000 years.

Author: 0 AU chairman calls for 'dialogue' in Gulf crisis

Doha was "ready to understand the concerns of its brothers and respond to efforts aimed at enhancing security and stability", he was quoted by the official KUNA news agency as saying. Kuwait's emir had played an important role in a previous Gulf rift in 2014, and Qatar's emir "regards him as a parent and respects his desire to postpone any speech or step until there is a clearer picture of the crisis", the foreign minister said.

Author: 0 Gingrich Says Mueller Isn't Neutral, Calls On Congress To Abolish Special Counsel

This morning, he appeared on ABC's This Week to speak as a member of President Trump's legal team about the James Comey testimony . However, Mr. "I'll tell you about it over a very short period of time", Trump responded. Trumps offer to testify under oath would pit his word against Comeys before federal investigators.

Author: 0 Qatar tells Gulf residents they are free to stay

Trump added that during the Arab Islamic American Summit, which had taken place in the Saudi capital of Riyadh in May, the leaders of the Arab countries had discussed with the USA president confronting Qatar over its support for terrorism. Many other Saudi, Bahraini and Emirati families with Qatari spouses or relatives face the same situation. Iran, a close ally of Qatar, blamed the developments on U.S.

Global News Theresa May's top advisers resign after UK election shock
Author: 0 Theresa May's top advisers resign after UK election shock

In an effort to shore up her position in Number 10 the Prime Minister has sent her Chief Whip to Belfast for talks with the Democratic Unionist Party ahead of the first test of her diminished authority when Parliament returns. In a short statement, Ms Hill said it had been "a pleasure to work with such an excellent Prime Minister". Katie Perrior said 10 Downing Street operated in a "pretty dysfunctional" manner during the 10 months in which she acted as Mrs May's director of communications.

Global News Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

While Tillerson and others have called for an easing of tensions, Trump said on Friday that Qatar had "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level". Affected families were urged to call hotlines set up by authorities in the three countries to get assistance, the statements added without giving details.

Global News Kingpin in Tehran Terror Attacks Killed
Author: 0 Kingpin in Tehran Terror Attacks Killed

They were trapped and immobilized on the fourth floor where their ammunition ran out thanks to wisdom of the IRGC forces, Gorjizadeh said , adding, "Only few grenades and explosive belts remained for them". The parliament hosted a funeral ceremony for the victims in Tehran on Friday attended by the top brass. The Iranian official, Mahmoud Alavi, the intelligence minister, speaking on state television late Saturday, described the man who was killed as "the mastermind and commander of the ...

Author: 0 16 states ask Supreme Court to revive Trump travel ban

Trump (@ realDonaldTrump ) June 5, 2017The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to S.C. George's Monday tweet was in reaction to Trump's own earlier that morning . " The president doesn't care what you call it, whether you call it a ban, whether you call it a restriction", spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said.

Author: 0 United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

The British pound dropped sharply on Thursday evening after the exit poll suggested that no party will win a majority in the House of Commons after 2017's general election . The party from Northern Ireland, led by Arlene Foster, is the most likely party to team up with the Conservatives, who have won the most seats. "She seems to have found it very hard to kind of do the baby-kissing part of campaigning".

Author: 0 Iran's Khamenei Says Attacks Will Fan Hatred Toward US, Saudi Arabia

Reza Seifollahi, deputy chief of the Supreme National Security Council, told the independent newspaper Shargh that the male attackers were Iranian. The intelligence ministry underlined that the operations 'are still going beyond Iranian borders to persecute the commanders of those criminals affiliated with the arrogant powers and their regional allies'.

Author: 0 Qatar Airways profits hit $540 million before Gulf crisis

Qatar hasn't commented on this report and Russian Federation denies involvement. The network also said Thursday night that its websites had come under a sustained cyberattack. Analysts say the crisis is an extension of a pre-existing dispute which saw Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain temporarily recall their ambassadors from Doha in 2014 over Qatari support for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.

Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron's party wins French parliament elections, France's PM says

That would put La Republique en Marche (LREM) within reach of an overwhelming majority in the National Assembly, with between 400 and 440 seats in the 577-seat lower house. Le Pen complained that the legislative voting system didn't fully represent voters' wishes - because her party got around 14 percent of votes but wasn't able to greatly improve on the two legislators it had in the last legislature.

Global News USA aids Philippines in fighting ISIS allies
Author: 0 USA aids Philippines in fighting ISIS allies

Thirteen Philippine marines were killed in a gun battle with Islamist militants in Marawi City , the military said Saturday, as the United States joined an offensive to break a terrorist siege of the southern city. Philippine troops have been battling the Maute group, which claims allegiance to the Islamic State, in Marawi for more than two weeks. It was discontinued in 2015, but a small presence remained for logistics and technical support.

Global News Northern Irish Party of 10 Lawmakers Holds Sway Over Brexit
Author: 0 Northern Irish Party of 10 Lawmakers Holds Sway Over Brexit

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, is to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government at 11:30 GMT on Friday. In a short statement outside Downing Street after an audience with the Queen, May said she would join with her DUP "friends" to "get to work" on Brexit .

Global News Man Utd Reportedly Agree Personal Terms With Zlatan Ibrahimovic Replacement
Author: 0 Man Utd Reportedly Agree Personal Terms With Zlatan Ibrahimovic Replacement

Apparently both clubs have already agreed on the terms of the 24-year old's contract as he is set to arrive Manchester United on Monday to sign the deal, which will be for a period of 5-years. With the World Cup in Russian Federation to take place next summer, Morata's chances of playing for Spain would surely be boosted if he was stepping out for United each week rather than sitting on Madrid's bench.

Global News USA special ops help in fight against Islamist militants in Philippines
Author: 0 USA special ops help in fight against Islamist militants in Philippines

Duterte, asked about USA support in the fight against the Maute, said he was "not aware of that until they arrived". "At the request of the government of the Philippines, U.S. A spokesman for the Filipino army said the USA was only providing "technical support". Aside from the 13 marines killed in action, Arevalo, disclosed that 40 other government forces were wounded while battling the remaining terrorists occupying several areas in the Muslim-majority city.

Author: 0 Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue

It said Qatar was acting in "accordance with its firm beliefs and principles". The three Gulf states severed transit links and gave Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave their countries. Turkey has maintained good relations with Qatar as well as several of its Gulf Arab neighbors. Kuwait's ruler has been trying to mediate an end to the conflict while US President Donald Trump offered strong criticism of Qatar as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for "no further ...

Author: 0 Lavrov: Russia makes efforts to resolve Qatar dispute

Qataris have been ordered to leave some of the blockading nations, but Qatar has said it will not follow suit. Tillerson sat a few feet away from Trump in the Rose Garden as the president put the blame squarely on Qatar. No further details of the call were immediately available. Turkey and fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member the United States have also been at loggerheads regarding US support the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in the fight against Islamic State in Syria.

Author: 0 Qatar Petroleum says production not impacted by Gulf crisis

Qatar was importing 80 percent of its food requirements from bigger Gulf Arab neighbors before they cut ties with the nation of 2.5 million people last week. Iranians officials said on Sunday that tonnes of vegetables had been sent from Iran to Qatar since the measures were taken against it. Riyadh and its allies have severed ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism and of being too close to Iran, charges denied by Doha .

Author: 0 Turkey urges Gulf states to end Qatar crisis before end of Ramadan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Bahrain's foreign minister that an ongoing dispute between Qatar and other Arab Gulf states must be resolved by the end of Ramadan, Islam's holy month of fasting , said Turkey's foreign minister on Saturday.

Author: 0 Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official Statements By The President'

However, Donald Trump Jr. and a variety of Trump's media allies attacked Comey via the president's favorite social media platform. As a journalist, how can I not be annoyed when the president says the media produces "fake news " when it's keeping Trump's lies in line? Trump, facing an escalating Russian Federation investigation and a floundering legislative agenda, has unleashed his frustration through Twitter in recent days, berating the mayor of London after his city was the ...

Author: 0 Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families

Sheikh Mohammed said his aim was to inform Russian Federation about "the illegal measures" taken against Qatar. Qatar moved Sunday to avoid an escalation of its feud with Gulf neighbours by telling their citizens they are welcome to stay, while boasting of "business as usual" for vital gas exports.

Author: 0 May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party

A visibly shaken Theresa May apologised to her fellow Conservatives for a devastating electoral blow that has her on the back foot, forcing her into a loose governing alliance just 10 days before Brexit negotiations start. The party is against any move from London to involve the Republic of Ireland in Northern Ireland's affairs. The Green Party warned that a Conservative government propped up by the DUP would be a "coalition of chaos".

Author: 0 Theresa May confirms she will stay as Britain's prime minister

The DUP statement put Downing Street on the back foot, prompting a carefully worded response in the early hours of Sunday. Many critics, including Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, have expressed concerns over the DUP's stances against gay marriage and abortion , among other issues.

Author: 0 Trump Contradicts Tillerson Line On Blockade Of Qatar Within Hours

But Trump said the isolation of Qatar is not a long-term us goal, expressing hope that the nation will "do more and do it faster" in cutting its financial ties supporting terror groups. Yet Tillerson's plea to Qatar's neighbors to pull back their efforts to isolate the tiny gas-rich nation marked a shift from previous statements by the Trump administration.

Author: 0 Macron's white-knuckle handshake with Trump 'wasn't innocent'

While Italy hopes the G7 meeting in Taormina, on the cliffs of eastern Sicily, will concentrate minds on Europe's migrant crisis, the British leader has said she wants to set out her stall on measures to tackle internet extremism. President Macron has asked Europe to be more ambitious and think long-term. But at the last second President Macron ducks to the right and shares a warm embrace with Angela Merkel , leaving Trump to lower his hands awkwardly back down to his sides.

Global News Professor Eats His Own Books On TV After Losing Bet On Elections
Author: 0 Professor Eats His Own Books On TV After Losing Bet On Elections

A United Kingdom professor has been forced to eat his own words on live television after the British Labour party polled more than 38 percent of the vote at the United Kingdom election. On May 27, Professor Goodwin attracted attention on social media when he confidently predicted that Labour would be wiped out in the election. The interviewer joked with Professor Goodwin when he asked: 'Is the consistency strong and stable or is it a bit weak and wobbly, that paper?' "I was surprised ...

Author: 0 Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

DUP leader Arlene Foster confirmed she will enter talks with May in an effort to pursue " stability " in Parliament , without giving further details on the conditions for the party's support. UKIP: A big goose egg for the UK Independence Party - the nationalist movement that favored an exit from the European Union. The pound hit an eight-week low against the dollar and its lowest levels in seven months versus the euro before recovering slightly after May said she would form a government ...