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Global News Qatar denounces Gulf states' 'policy of domination'
Author: 0 Qatar denounces Gulf states' 'policy of domination'

African Union chairperson Alpha Conde on Sunday put himself forward as a mediator in the crisis between Qatar and other Gulf countries, urging dialogue after several African nations also recalled their ambassadors to Doha . "So far five planes carrying vegetables have been sent to Qatar, each carrying around 90 tonnes of cargo, while another plane will be sent today", Iran Air spokesperson Shahrokh Noushabadi told AFP on Sunday.

Author: 0 Hard Brexit in doubt as United Kingdom voters reject May's strategy

Tusk said the March 2019 deadline "leaves us with no time to lose". Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Commission, said he wanted discussions to proceed without delay, while Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator for Brexit, said "negotiations should start when United Kingdom is ready".

Global News A mix of pride and anger at LGBT rights marches across US
Author: 0 A mix of pride and anger at LGBT rights marches across US

Times that "the LGBTQ community is lending our iconic rainbow flag to anyone who feels like their rights are under threat and to anyone who feels like America's strength is its diversity". The Los Angeles pride parade was renamed the ResistMarch, and tens of thousands turned out in Hollywood, some carrying rainbow flags or signs reading "Love Trumps Hate".

Author: 0 Donald Trump says James Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent

President Donald Trump aimed a Sunday tweet at ousted FBI Director James Comey , calling him a " cowardly " leaker , as fired Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara recounted what he saw as parallels between his contacts with Trump and those Comey testified about on Thursday.

Global News Shivraj Singh continues fast for 2nd day
Author: 0 Shivraj Singh continues fast for 2nd day

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and JDU senior leader Sharad Yadav among others had to be taken into preventive custody, since they had been denied permission to visit Mandsaur . He also thanked his supporters who accompanied him at Bhopal's Dussehra Maidan. "But we have to pay our employees and workers", said Bablu Agarwal, a trader.

Global News House intel panel demands 'Comey tapes' as Trump razzes on their existence
Author: 0 House intel panel demands 'Comey tapes' as Trump razzes on their existence

He said that he had carefully documented his interactions with Mr Trump because he anxious the president would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about the reasons for his firing. And, "You're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer". The president instead allowed surrogates to respond on Thursday, including his son, Donald Trump Jr., who posted dozens of tweets to his own account mocking Comey .

Global News Shivraj Singh urged to end hunger strike
Author: 0 Shivraj Singh urged to end hunger strike

The occasion turned a show of unity in BJP with senior party leaders, both loyalists and dissidents, seen congratulating him for breaking his 28-hour-long fast, even as state women and child development minister Maya Singh offered a glass of coconut water to Mr Chouhan's wife to end her fast.

Global News Tick-tock: European Union says time pressing hard to start Brexit talks
Author: 0 Tick-tock: European Union says time pressing hard to start Brexit talks

Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Commission, said he wanted discussions to proceed without delay, while Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator for Brexit, said "negotiations should start when United Kingdom is ready". "It would probably force the government away from the hard Brexit goals laid out during the campaign and the very confrontational line the prime minister has taken throughout".

Global News London terrorist on bail at time of attack
Author: 0 London terrorist on bail at time of attack

He gave out Halloween candy to children and taught them how to play Ping-Pong. Neighbors described Butt as an avid weightlifter and Transport for London confirmed he worked for London Underground in customer service before leaving last October.

Author: 0 UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides

Her Conservatives struck an outline deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) for support on key legislation. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she assumed Britain still wanted to leave the European Union and that talks must start quickly.

Author: 0 Trump legal team to file complaint over Comey memos, source says

TRUMP JR.: The dates seem very confusing to me, based on what I saw in The New York Times and based on his claim that it was because of a tweet from my father the day after? The White House has refused to confirm or deny the existence of any tapes or recordings, and Trump hinted at a press conference in the Rose Garden on Friday that there actually aren't any recordings of his meetings and phone calls with Comey .

Global News CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Fast Ends After Situation In Mandsaur Improves
Author: 0 CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Fast Ends After Situation In Mandsaur Improves

Chouhan went on the fast in a bid to restore peace in the state which recently witnessed turbulence because of the violent protest staged by the farmers demanding better prices for their produce and also a waiver on loan repayments. Swaminathan Committee recommendations. Reports say Home Minister Bhupendra Singh had initially issued a strong denial about police's involvement, but confirmed it later.

Author: 0 United States withdrawal from Paris accord not to change anything: environmental activist

We are being joined by business leaders, governors, university presidents and millions of citizens across the United States to pledge " We Are Still In " - and we will achieve and exceed America's commitment to the Paris Agreement . As for the Paris Climate Accord, 196 different countries agreed to adopt green energy sources, cut down on emissions and limit the spike in global temperatures.

Global News Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights
Author: 0 Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights

It began in the downtown area of Washington, DC, and then passed in front of the White House and continued on to the National Mall. "And that's the kind of city that we seek to become". "Hate and intolerance still exist". "This year, the LGBTQ community is lending our iconic rainbow flag to anyone who feels like their rights are under threat and to anyone who feels like America's strength is its diversity", march organiser Brian Pendleton told The Los Angeles Times.

Author: 0 Dashcam footage released from Tiger Woods' DUI arrest

With the release of this police dashcam video of his arrest sure to haunt him years to come, how will Tiger come back from this one? Woods blew a 0.0 on a breath test for alcohol. Earlier reports of his arrest said that he told officers at one point he thought he was in Los Angeles, but he does not say that in either of the video recordings published by TMZ .

Author: 0 Morocco says ready to mediate Gulf diplomatic crisis

Meanwhile, Iran has announced that it has sent tonnes of vegetables to Qatar , which has seen food imports threatened after its neighbours cut air, sea and land links with the country. 12: Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has thanked his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov for Moscow's offer of food supplies, as the Saudi Arabia led move to blockade Qatar has led to food shortages and stockpiling.

Global News U.S. shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocket
Author: 0 U.S. shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocket

The U.S. government blasted a long-distance warhead out of the sky on Tuesday - and now there's stunning new proof. U.S. national intelligence director Dan Coats warned Congress last week that "North Korea is an increasingly grave national security threat to the United States because of its growing missile and nuclear capabilities combined with the aggressive approach of its leader Kim Jong Un ".

Global News Theresa May is a dead woman walking — George Osborne
Author: 0 Theresa May is a dead woman walking — George Osborne

DUP leader Arlene Foster said she would meet May on Tuesday while Downing Street said the incumbent premier would "finalize" a deal in the coming week. Labour MP and former shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper told Sophy Ridge: We have got to keep challenging Theresa May and this deeply dodgy DUP deal.

Author: 0 EU expands sanctions against North Korea

In Washington , the USA missile defense chief voiced concerns about the pace of development in the North's missile program. North Korea is likely still several years away from a reliable ICBM, but it is checking off a number of key boxes in the research and development process.

Author: 0 Israeli PM calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian refugee agency

Netanyahu made his comments two days after UNRWA said it had discovered part of a tunnel running under two of its schools in the Gaza Strip's Maghazi refugee camp. " In December 2016, UNRWA's mandate was extended for three years by the General Assembly by a large majority ", Gunness told Reuters in an emailed statement .

Global News UK prime minister makes Cabinet appointments
Author: 0 UK prime minister makes Cabinet appointments

A stream of Conservative lawmakers walked into 10 Downing St. on Sunday to learn if they had been promoted, demoted or kept in their posts. May's office announced earlier that the top Cabinet ministers would keep their jobs, including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd.

Global News UK Labour Leader Corbyn: 'I Can Still Be Prime Minister'
Author: 0 UK Labour Leader Corbyn: 'I Can Still Be Prime Minister'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she assumed Britain still wanted to leave the European Union and talks should start quickly. Theresa May was left eight seats short of an overall majority in the general election this week . The alliance makes some modernising Conservatives uneasy. The deal with the DUP in Northern Ireland is on a " confidence and supply " basis, which means the party would lend its support to block no confidence votes and pass budgets.

Author: 0 President Trump calls United Kingdom election results 'surprising'

Although the SNP remained the largest party in Scotland, it lost 21 seats, including the constituency represented by its former leader Alex Salmond. British Prime Minister Theresa May will cling to power, despite her party's unexpectedly poor performance in the snap general election on Thursday, as the Conservative Party drew on support from their Northern Irish ally, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

Global News New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP -senior Conservative lawmaker
Author: 0 New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP -senior Conservative lawmaker

Scottish Conservative leader, Ruth Davidson, who is gay, said on Saturday that she has received assurances from May over gay rights should the Tories strike a deal with DUP . And the unionist party is determined to reform the proposals as part of any agreement to support the Tories on a "confidence and supply basis". "I sought, and to be fair to the prime minister, received a categoric assurance that in talking to the DUP that there would be no suggestion of any rollback on LGBTI rights in ...

Global News Two of Theresa May's closest aides quit following General Election result
Author: 0 Two of Theresa May's closest aides quit following General Election result

May's party had a net loss of 12 seats in Thursday's election, which May called in April in order to bolster her majority status and secure a stronger mandate to begin Brexit negotiations. It said the campaign failed to get "Theresa's positive plan for the future across" or "notice the surge in Labour support, because modern campaigning techniques require ever-narrower targeting of specific voters, and we were not talking to the people who chose to vote for Labour".

Global News 'British Airways defends policy of outsourcing of IT services'
Author: 0 'British Airways defends policy of outsourcing of IT services'

The embattled airline said it was cancelling 13 short-haul flights from Heathrow Airport, Europe's busiest, but was aiming to operate a full long-haul schedule from the hub and was operating a full service from Gatwick Airport. The outage was caused by a power surge that affected messaging across the airline's system, and there was no evidence that hackers were to blame, it said.

Global News Did Trump just shove aside a premier?
Author: 0 Did Trump just shove aside a premier?

The small Balkan country will formally become NATO's 29th state in June but Markovic joined the Brussels summit, Trump's first, and a ceremonial opening of the alliance's new headquarters. Leaders offered modest applause at the end of a speech that he began by asking for a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of Monday's terrorist attack in Manchester, England, that killed 22 and wounded many more.

Author: 0 N.Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

May made a "hard Brexit " a center piece of her election campaign. But Johnson said he backed May. Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister, replaces joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill. However, she did hail the election campaign as having been very successful for the DUP . The pound hit an eight-week low against the dollar before recovering slightly.

Global News Body of Frenchman missing after London terror attack recovered from Thames
Author: 0 Body of Frenchman missing after London terror attack recovered from Thames

The AGI news agency said Zaghba was intercepted at Bologna airport previous year as he was about to board a plane for Turkey with only a small backpack, his passport and a one-way ticket to Istanbul. Echeverria was last seen lying on the ground near London Bridge after he confronted the assailants with a skateboard. However, BBC reports that two people in Barking , East London , had raised concerns about Butt.

Author: 0 Serial blasts kill 18 in Kabul

Ezadyar was the son of Alam Ezadyar, the first deputy of the upper house of Afghanistan's Parliament. The protesters were voicing anger over a truck bombing on Wednesday in Kabul s diplomatic quarter that killed 90 people and wounded hundreds, the deadliest attack in the city since 2001.

Author: 0 Pentagon: 3 USA millitants are killed, 1 is wounded

The shooting took place in the Achin district of Afghanistan's Nangahar province, where a security official said the gunman was killed by US troops. The Achin district , where the attack is believed to have occurred , is described as an ISIS and Taliban stronghold. The soldiers were shot in an "inside attack", when a member of the Afghan Security Forces opened fire on the four men.

Global News British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet
Author: 0 British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet

The DUP is a remarkable organisation - a party slowly moving from its fundamentalist Protestant Paisleyite past, but not at a pace always observable to outsiders. At the time , they had 330 out of 650 seats in the House of Commons . The BBC understands the PM had been warned she faced a leadership challenge on Monday unless she sacked Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill.

Author: 0 Arena changes 7 US starters vs Mexico, wary of altitude

The lone point the Americans have in Mexico City stands out in a list of losses , and was earned during Mexico's worst period in a decade. Mexico responded swiftly, with Jonathan Dos Santos firing a low shot past Brad Guzan's left-hand post .

Global News Karnataka bandh today; Metro, buses, cabs, autos to ply as usual
Author: 0 Karnataka bandh today; Metro, buses, cabs, autos to ply as usual

Nevertheless, all of them have offered "moral support" to the bandh. Exams conducted by the Karnataka State Secondary Education Examinations Board for D Ed/D.EI and others have also been postponed to June 13. "Additional security will be provided at bus terminals, Metro and railway stations", Sood was quoted as saying by The Times of India . "Reserve police battalion from the City Armed Reserve (CAR), District Armed Reserve (DAR) and Karnataka State Reserve Police personnel will be ...

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