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Author: 0 U.S. urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday welcomed Qatar's dismissal of a sweeping list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies in an escalating crisis and said the ultimatum was "against global law". This list "does not meet those standards", he said. The demands called for the creation of a 10-year mechanism to ensure Qatar is complying with the agreement.

Author: 0 Trump labors to make Mueller-Comey tie a key talking point

In a letter on Friday, the White House said Trump's tweet asserting he didn't tape the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director was the formal answer to a request by the House of Representatives intelligence committee about their conversations.

Global News UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit
Author: 0 UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit

European Union and British negotiators have agreed on priorities and a timeline for Britain's exit from the Union as the long-awaited Brexit talks finally began on Monday, June 19, 2017. May confirmed then that United Kingdom had triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning the legal process that must end in two years time with Britain leaving the EU.

Global News Seven US soldiers wounded in insider attack at Afghan base
Author: 0 Seven US soldiers wounded in insider attack at Afghan base

Though police put the death toll at two, local hospitals received at least five dead bodies and 30 wounded, a lot of them civilians. The base houses both regular policemen and police special forces. The attack Saturday at Camp Shaheen left seven American soldiers wounded, according to officials with the NATO-led mission in the country. On 11 June, the Taliban claimed a similar operation in the east of the country: an Afghan soldier opened fire on U.S.

Global News North Korea test-fires another rocket
Author: 0 North Korea test-fires another rocket

President Moon Jae-in observes the test launch of the Hyunmoo 2 ballistic missile at the test site of the Agency for Defense Development, located in Taean, South Chungcheong Province, June 23. The death of American university student Otto Warmbier earlier this week, after his release from 17 months of imprisonment in Pyongyang , further complicated Trump's approach to North Korea.

Author: 0 From Sachin Tendulkar to Suresh Raina, Indian cricket community hails women's victory

Mandhana, by this stage, had also perished, holing out to Danielle Hazell at midwicket as she climbed into a short ball from Knight and trooped off, proud but disconsolate for 90 from 72 balls. At Bristol, New Zealand defeated Sri Lanka by nine wickets. Sophie Devine forced the crucial breakthrough that turned the innings, as her slower ball was spooned by Athapaththu to skipper Suzie Bates at extra cover.

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower charity single claims top spot in the official singles chart

Among the British musicians who have been seen coming and going from the recording studio include Robbie Williams , former Ginger Spice Geri (Halliwell ) Horner, Queen guitarist Brian May , and James Blunt . With Bieber's visit to Dublin this past week, "Despacito" is still holding fast at number one, with "2U", the David Guetta track also featuring the Biebs at number eight.

Global News Rep. Steve Scalise moved out of intensive care unit
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise moved out of intensive care unit

The sheriff said deputies arrived to find Hodgkinson with a hunting rifle on his property where he was apparently engaged in target practice. Inside, among his belongings, investigators found 200 rounds of ammunition and a receipt for a gun purchase in November 2016.

Global News Rajinikanth on political entry: Will inform when I decide, says mega star
Author: 0 Rajinikanth on political entry: Will inform when I decide, says mega star

I have not taken a decision yet. The BJP leader reportedly questioned Rajinikanth's credentials to enter politics and said there was nothing wrong if the "superstar" took the political plunge as he had the backing of lakhs of people. "Let us face the war when it comes". There is also an air of anticipation that the Kabali actor will be launching his own party, which could align with the BJP in the 2019 elections.

Global News Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target
Author: 0 Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target

The Revolutionary Guards said it fired a total of six missiles into Syria's Deir-ez Zor province on Sunday, from the city of Kermanshah and Iran's Kurdistan province. Elsewhere, he stressed Iraq's resolve for expanding economic cooperation with Iran , saying the trade volume between the two counties has reached $13 billion.

Global News US Student Hospitalized After Return From NKorea
Author: 0 US Student Hospitalized After Return From NKorea

Warmbier's parents, Fred and Cindy, confirmed their son was on a medevac flight. We devoutly hope that good medical care can quickly restore his physical condition. While the release of the USA citizen might send a signal about eased tensions between Pyongyang and Washington, the DPRK Monday also expressed nostalgia for a period of relaxed relations with South Korea from 2000 to 2007, by marking the signing of the historic 2000 North-South Joint Declaration on inter-Korean relations.

Global News London fire: 79 people feared dead, five victims have been identified
Author: 0 London fire: 79 people feared dead, five victims have been identified

Dozens of people also were injured - including at least 10 in critical condition - and many more have been displaced. "Remember those who've lost their lives in a preventable accident that didn't need to happen and the tragedy we're seeing is because of the outcome of mistakes and neglect from politicians, from the council and from the government", Khan added.

Global News Devotees throng Puri as annual Rath Yatra begins
Author: 0 Devotees throng Puri as annual Rath Yatra begins

One of the significance of this Yatra is that people from all religions and faiths can see the deities and participate in the procession as they are not allowed to enter the temple on other days, the release said. In a rhythmic style, the deities moved forward step by step to the accompaniment of beating of cymbals and trumpets and blowing of conch shells. Women pulled Devi Subhadra's chariot in Gosaninuagaon and Courtpeta.

Author: 0 PM Modi greets nation on Eid, says 'diversity is India's strength'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi must raise the H-1B visa issue besides defence cooperation and terrorism during his first bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump , members of the Indian community said. With the current crisis in the Gulf where a number of countries led by Saudi Arabia have cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar for allegedly supporting terrorism, the issue is expected to be discussed in detail.

Global News By keeping US focus on IS, Trump risks wider Syria war
Author: 0 By keeping US focus on IS, Trump risks wider Syria war

A U.S. F-15E fighter aircraft shot down an Iranian-made drone over southern Syria on Tuesday, the US military said, marking the second time this week that the USA military has shot a pro-Syrian government aircraft out of the sky. official, who has participated in government deliberations on Syria . "That would be another mistake on the scope of the Iraq War", he said. The Syrian situation could escalate quickly into a hot war if Russian Federation shoots down a United States ...

Author: 0 India down hosts in World Cup opener

England struggled with the bat as India took pace off the ball, playing ineffective sweeps until the hitting of Wilson and Katherine Brunt provided belated hope. "I am always into Kindle or books as I don't get those jitters even before getting into batting". It is India's first win over England in five years as it had all lost all six previous matches to the hosts.

Author: 0 London mosque attacker charged to court

After a week, incidents have decreased to 37, and after the London Bridge Attack on Saturday, they have increased rapidly to 63. A terror suspect accused of carrying out a premeditated attack on Muslims as they left a mosque has been remanded in custody on murder and attempted murder charges.

Author: 0 AIADMK faction led by OPS supports Kovind

Kovind], we have chose to support him", Mr. Panneerselvam said. It remains to be seen whether BSP, which has also said that it can not oppose a Dalit candidate unless the Opposition has a more popular Dalit nominee, attends the Opposition meeting.

Global News Disability advocates stage protests at McConnell's office
Author: 0 Disability advocates stage protests at McConnell's office

Tweets from the scene show Capitol Police officers blocking the hallway outside McConnell's office, as protesters gathered to protest the new healthcare bill. While the ongoing protest in Philadelphia has remained peaceful, in Washington, D.C., Capitol Police arrested 43 people, even carrying some of the angry protestors away from Sen.

Global News Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar
Author: 0 Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

Anwar Gargash, the Emirati minister of state for foreign affairs, on June 24 said the dispute could be resolved "through diplomacy if Qatar renounces its support for extremism and terrorism". The anti-Qatar countries claimed Qatar's royal family has been funding terrorism, but their list of demands suggests they are pressuring Qatar as a way of trying to isolate Iran and suppress media in the region that have been critical of governments throughout the Middle East.

Global News Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
Author: 0 Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Some GOP senators are not so sure about that. "We should not be voting on this next week". "They fight each other", the United States leader continued. Johnson said he has "a hard time" believing that his constituents or even he "will have enough time to properly evaluate" the measure. "I would like to delay", said Sen.

Global News Japan coalition pushes ahead with controversial anti-conspiracy bill
Author: 0 Japan coalition pushes ahead with controversial anti-conspiracy bill

Ruling politicians also say they need the change to comply with a United Nations treaty on organized crime . "That's why the law was enacted", he said. Japan's bar association argued, however, that the current law still gives police and investigators too much leeway in deciding what constitutes a criminal organisation.

Global News Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right
Author: 0 Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right

Daly was talking about Satan - not the vice president. "(Focus on the Family) has been a blessing to millions, including my little family" Pence said, mentioning a booklet from the ministry that he raised his family with, and the impact the ministry has had on his children's' lives.

Author: 0 PM greets nation on Eid, says diversity is India's strength

Departing from protocol, Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva received Prime Minister Modi at the airport earlier in the day. However, in a weird twist of event, the Indian prime minister "refused" to alight his auto for a prolonged duration until two cameramen, understandably travelling with him, had arrived and taken their positions.

Author: 0 F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo never thought he would win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after finding himself in 17th position after making an early stop when debris blocked one of his brake ducts. Indeed it seemed the Australian could hardly believe his luck. "Yesterday I was disappointed with the mistake". "On the cool-down lap, I was just giggling like a little schoolboy".

Author: 0 Death toll in Pakistan oil tanker accident rises to at least 153

Punjab Provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has said the DNA tests were being conducted to identify the bodies burnt in the oil tanker accident near Bahawalpur . The death toll is expected to rise, according to local media. Many people shouted 'Oil! Oil! The leaking fuel was even flowing along the highway in the fields.

Author: 0 Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

Government forces have since reported slow advances against militants in the Old City in western Mosul , known for its high population density and narrow alleyways. More than 1,000 children have been killed in Iraq since 2014 when militants from the Islamic State seized the northern city of Mosul and entire swathe of the country, according to the Unicef.

Author: 0 Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148

Local doctors have warned the death toll could rise further as dozens are still in critical condition. A crowd had gathered, reportedly to collect fuel leaking from the overturned vehicle when it caught fire. The horrific early morning tragedy came hours before Pakistan was due to begin Eid al-Fitr celebrations marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan .

Author: 0 Here's How Muslims Worldwide Are Celebrating Ramadan's End

The beginning and end of Islamic months are determined by the sighting of the new moon. Trump also marked the beginning of the Muslim holy month of fasting in a statement laced with warnings against terror and violence, even mentioning the recent terror attacks in the UK.

Author: 0 Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Qatar said on Saturday that a 13-point list of demands made by Saudi Arabia and its allies impinged on its sovereignty and failed to meet United States expectations they be "reasonable". The Arab countries issued a list of demands that included several provisions Qatar had already declared it could or would not accept. The demands from Qatar's neighbors amount to a call for a sweeping overhaul of Qatar's foreign policy and natural gas-funded influence peddling in the region.

Global News Dems bridle as some in GOP blame shooting on the left
Author: 0 Dems bridle as some in GOP blame shooting on the left

Trump and First Lady Melania visited Scalise's family - as well as that of wounded officer Crystal Griner , who is also at MedStar Hospital- last night. Ivanka Trump , joined by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and her two eldest children Arabella and Joseph Kushner, presented a $50,000 check from "Friends in the Trump Administration" to "Congressional Sports for Charity" at the game.

Global News 34 high-rise tower blocks across United Kingdom fail fire safety test
Author: 0 34 high-rise tower blocks across United Kingdom fail fire safety test

The announcement came after Communities Secretary Sajid Javid revealed all of the buildings that have so far submitted cladding samples have failed combustibility tests. The Grenfell fire changes everything - we need to do everything we can to keep residents safe". 4000 residents have been told to vacate the tower blocks on the Chalcots estate.

Author: 0 Trump leaving McConnell to handle Senate bill on health care

Others, like Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, Shelly Moore Capito of West Virginia and Rob Portman of OH, have pointed to concerns about the proposal's cuts to Medicaid . The Affordable Care Act hasn't aggressively targeted the root factors that have caused America's health-care system to be the world's most expensive.

Global News 76ers trade for No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's draft
Author: 0 76ers trade for No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's draft

Its a good deal for both teams.”. "I felt like they made it pretty clear who they were going to draft with the No. 1 pick, so I didn't really feel like it was worth either of our times for me to work out with them". Colangelo chose not to disclose a name, but Fultz is the consensus No. 1 pick of the draft. Fultz worked out for the Sixers on Saturday night.

Author: 0 Macron Welcomes Theresa May At Elysee Palace

While Macron himself does not expect "absolutism" to take hold in parliament, as he said on Wednesday during the council of ministers, French voters tend to disagree, with only 37 percent in favor of the results. She said major internet companies had failed to live up to prior commitments to do more to prevent extremists from finding a " safe space " online.

Author: 0 Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over United States student who died

At the talks, Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted Chinese foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi and Gen. Fang Fenghui , chief of the People's Liberation Army's joint staff department. China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China had made "unremitting efforts" to resolve tensions on the Korean peninsula, and that it had "always played an important and constructive role".

Global News Protesters in central Seoul demand withdrawal of United States missiles
Author: 0 Protesters in central Seoul demand withdrawal of United States missiles

Moon today revealed that the original diplomatic deal on THAAD , reached before his election, was to deploy a single launcher in 2017 and five additional launchers in 2018, but that the U.S. And their sacrifice is personal for President Moon, whose parents fled North Korea during the war. "I will seek to strengthen the alliance between South Korea and the United States in talks with the US president and try to resolve the North's nuclear issue", he said in the post.

Global News India drops sedition charges against villagers over Pakistan win
Author: 0 India drops sedition charges against villagers over Pakistan win

The police withdrawn sedition charges on 15 youths who celebrated Pakistan win in Champions Trophy Cricket. The arrests were made in state's Burhanpur district, after their Hindu neighbors complained that they set off firecrackers and shouted pro-Pakistan slogans after Pakistan defeated Indian cricket team.

Global News Solar stocks on fire in newest Trump trade
Author: 0 Solar stocks on fire in newest Trump trade

He said his wall would cost around US$6 million per mile to build, would generate two megawatts of electricity per hour and "will pay for itself in 20 years", according to an interview with the Las Vegas Review Journal . Vasilis Fthenakis , director of the Center for Life Cycle Analysis at Columbia University , and Ken Zweibel , former director of the Solar Institute at George Washington University, concluded it was "not only technically and economically feasible, it might even be more ...