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Global News Russian Federation arrests opposition leader Navalny ahead of protests, wife says
Author: 0 Russian Federation arrests opposition leader Navalny ahead of protests, wife says

Moscow police blocked part of the street with big dump trucks in a bid to block the movement of protesters. The demonstrators are demanding an end to corruption they say is endemic among government officials. He said interference had prevented contractors from building a stage at the agreed venue. Navalny, a Kremlin foe who is seeking to run for president next year, is looking to build on momentum picked up during nationwide protests in March, which drew unexpectedly large crowds and ended ...

Global News Al-Bashir mediates in Gulf crisis, receives new Saudi crown prince
Author: 0 Al-Bashir mediates in Gulf crisis, receives new Saudi crown prince

The move wasn't totally unanticipated as a possibility, but has far-reaching consequences. A look at Saudi Arabia's foreign policy under King Salman lends credence to this criticism. By doing this, he completed a gradual removal of powers from the previous Prince Mohammed bin Nayef , who has been fired. Riyadh has also taken a tougher anti-Tehran line in recent years with Prince Mohammed determined to make sure that "the battle is for them in Iran".

Global News Opposition's President Nominee Meira Kumar Gets 'Z+' Security
Author: 0 Opposition's President Nominee Meira Kumar Gets 'Z+' Security

Tejashwi Yadav does not mention the Congress or Rahul Gandhi either, but is it clear who or what he means when he says, "The opposition parties also need to realise that politics can not be a part-time venture". Finally, she announces that her party will stage a walkout. The opposition had considered four names besides Meira Kumar. "Let us stand together, in spirit and action, to affirm our pledge to this sacred process ...

Author: 0 David Davis says he is not certain UK will secure Brexit deal

Mr Davis added he wanted "a stable backdrop to this Brexit negotiation", while he labelled Tory MPs keen on a leadership challenge "self-indulgent". He said: 'There is no essay crisis about this government. Instead of winning the landslide victory seen in polls when the election was called, she lost her majority in Parliament and with it the right to govern without support from other parties.

Global News CNN Retracts Russian Investment Fund Story; Trump Ally Accepts Apology
Author: 0 CNN Retracts Russian Investment Fund Story; Trump Ally Accepts Apology

The report cited a meeting in January between RDIF head Kirill Dmitriev and Scaramucci , founder of SkyBridge Capital and a noted Trump supporter. Congressional investigators reportedly want to know if they discussed lifting USA sanctions against Russia-a policy shift for which Dmitriev has strenuously advocated, according to CNN.

Author: 0 Why Mark Wahlberg is leaving Transformers

Speaking to The New Paper on the red carpet of TLK's global premiere at Cineworld Empire Theatre at Leicester Square in London on Sunday, the USA film-maker said he "loved shooting it" and "it was a fun one to do". Michael created this entire universe , so for him to give the helm to somebody else, I think it is going to be hard. Transformers: The Last Knight had a solid opening in Tuesday night previews, despite dismal reviews.

Author: 0 Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, US

The inflators can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel into people riding in cars. Under the deal, Sterling Heights based-Key Safety proposed to acquire all global Takata assets and operations, except those tied to the phase-stabilized ammonium nitrate airbag inflators business.

Global News Red Sox retire David Ortiz's number 34
Author: 0 Red Sox retire David Ortiz's number 34

Don't worry about the numbers. Puckett had served as a mentor to Ortiz during his early days with the Minnesota Twins , and that guidance was never forgotten. But Ortiz always has had an acute awareness of the situation. Before that, he had a multiyear stint with the Detroit Tigers from 2011 to 2013. He knew what the nervous fans needed to hear before that first game back in Fenway after the Marathon attack and shelter-in-place.

Author: 0 White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request

The piece cited a memo that Comey filed just after a February 14 meeting he had with Trump at the White House. As with everything this administration does, there have conflicting explanations as to whether or not Trump's tweets are official statements.

Global News Tejashwi slams Nitish Kumar in his Dil Ki Baat
Author: 0 Tejashwi slams Nitish Kumar in his Dil Ki Baat

Azad's comments came post following the Congress Party meet on the Presidential poll. In 2011, Kumar had overruled Swaraj's objections to her decision to allow Lok Sabha secretary general T K Vishwanathan an extension of one year. Tejashwi Yadav's father, Lalu Yadav, has accused the Chief Minister of "a historic blunder" in supporting their rival BJP in the election for President of India.

Global News London fire death toll rises to 79
Author: 0 London fire death toll rises to 79

A minute's silence was held at 11:00 am across the United Kingdom to remember the victims. The National Health Service said that 17 patients were still being treated in hospital, of whom nine remain in critical condition. I do think there will be some change to that number. British Prime Minister Theresa May , criticized shortly after the blaze for failing to meet with victims, says the public inquiry looking into the tragedy will report directly to her.

Global News Escaped inmates captured in Tenn., governor says
Author: 0 Escaped inmates captured in Tenn., governor says

The auto was found less than a mile from the Morgan County sheriff's office . CORRECTS SOURCE TO GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS IN SIGNOFF- This undated photo released by the Georgia Department of Corrections Tuesday, June 13, 2017, shows inmate Donnie Russell Rowe.

Global News One held for teen's murder; CPI-M blames 'toxic campaign' for crime
Author: 0 One held for teen's murder; CPI-M blames 'toxic campaign' for crime

One other man along with Ramesh has been arrested in connection with the killing. Ms. Karat further said that if the government was willing to control the situation, it would have at least issued a statement. Shakir sustained three deep stab wounds, apart from the bashing and kicking that went on for ever. When the train started from Ballabgarh for onward journey, the accused took out a knife and attacked Sakir.

Global News Arab states issue steep demands to Qatar in bid to end crisis
Author: 0 Arab states issue steep demands to Qatar in bid to end crisis

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain all cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar on June 5, after officially accusing it of "sponsoring terrorism". The list also contained demands that Qatar close down a Turkish military base on its territory and shut down Doha-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera. "The base in Qatar is both a Turkish base and one that will preserve the security of Qatar and the region", Isik said in an interview on Friday.

Author: 0 Eid Al Fitr 2017 India moon sighting

The announcement came shortly after Saudi Arabia announced the sighting of the Shawwal moon in the Kingdom. In countries on just about every continent, Muslims gathered for prayer, reflection and a joyous conclusion to the fasting month of Ramadan.

Author: 0 Russians Targeted Election Systems in 21 States

Trump also claimed Thursday that Johnson "is latest top intelligence official to state there was no grand scheme between Trump & Russia". President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 USA intelligence agencies that blame Russian Federation for election meddling, questioning Thursday why the Obama administration didn't try to stop it.

Global News Led coalition yet to confirm killing of IS leader Baghdadi
Author: 0 Led coalition yet to confirm killing of IS leader Baghdadi

The Russian Defense Ministry said al-Baghdadi was killed in a Russian strike in late May along with other senior group commanders. The ministry claimed as a result of the strike, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was eliminated and that the information is now being checked by various channels.

Author: 0 UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety

Cladding installed on the outside of Grenfell Tower a year ago, for both insulation and aesthetic purposes, is suspected to have aided the rapid and "unprecedented" spread of the blaze, trapping dozens of residents inside. "We are looking at all health and safety and fire safety offenses, and we are reviewing every company at the moment involved in the building and refurbishment of Grenfell Tower".

Author: 0 Afghan officers killed as Taliban storm police headquarters

The statement continued, "The incident is now under investigation". The Resolute Support mission announced on its Twitter feed that "U.S. soldiers have been wounded" but said there were no USA fatalities. Camp Shaheen, where the 209th Corps is based, was also the site of a large Taliban attack in April that left hundreds of Afghan soldiers dead. In the deadliest attack in Achin in eastern Nangarhar province, three US soldiers were killed when an Afghan soldier emptied his automatic ...

Global News Donald Trump Jr. appears to contradict father's account of private Comey meeting
Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. appears to contradict father's account of private Comey meeting

And in what Mr. Comey described as a pivotal conversation, where he perceived the President was suggesting that the investigation of General Flynn be dropped, Comey said nothing. About 46 percent of Americans said Comey is more honest and trustworthy than Trump, while 26 percent said the opposite. On Thursday, Comey had accused Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI's investigation of possible collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russian Federation in alleged efforts to ...

Author: 0 US Troops In Al-Tanf, Downing of Iranian-Made Regime Drone

The official says the drone was a Shaheed 129 and appeared to have been operated by "pro-regime" forces. The escalation of conflict in western Syria , where USA forces shot down the Syrian plane, could potentially lead to a division between the eastern and western sides of the country, Mosser says, much as Germany was divided by the Berlin Wall when the US and Russian Federation were in conflict after World War II.

Author: 0 Saudi embassy denies reports of Turkey travel warning

He added that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had recently called on the boycotters to draw up a list of grievances that was " reasonable and actionable". British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Friday that any conditions placed on Qatar should be "measured and realistic ". Qatar denies the allegation that it supports terrorism and countered that Saudi Arabia is seeking to dominate smaller states within the region.

Author: 0 ND sailor aboard USS Fitzgerald when it was struck

The sister of a U.S. Navy sailor from CT who was killed in a collision between a destroyer and a container ship off Japan is describing her brother as "selfless". "It's an intimate meeting, very solemn grieving with families, so we're not even taking photos", Commander Ron Flanders, press officer at the US Naval Forces in Japan, told AFP.

Global News Mother, teen daughter attacked by customers over 'cold chicken' complaint
Author: 0 Mother, teen daughter attacked by customers over 'cold chicken' complaint

Security footage shows Norris' 15-year-old daughter getting out of a vehicle to confront the couple and help her mother. That's when Nathaniel cold cocks her in the face, sending her flying backwards. Police say they have active warrants for aggravated battery and cruelty to children. "She went berserk ", said Norris. And her daughter got a black eye.

Author: 0 Tourist boat with 150 aboard sinks near Colombian city

The rescue operation includes the Interior Ministry, air force, army and police . At least nine people were dead and 28 missing after a tourist boat sank in a reservoir in northwestern Colombia on Sunday, a regional official said. The cause of the incident is unknown. It's unclear what caused the boat to sink but survivors said that it appeared to be overloaded and nobody on board was wearing a life vest.

Author: 0 During Wisconsin Visit, Trump Promotes Apprenticeships, Health Care Overhaul

President Donald Trump is making the case for more apprenticeships to match workers with millions of open jobs, invoking the namesake of his long-running reality television show. And we want to train people and hire American workers to fill those jobs. The President is highlighting the "failure" of Obamacare, as Senate Republicans try to get their own version of a health care replacement bill finished.

Author: 0 Senate's version of health care plan is terrible

Under special rules McConnell is using that will block Democrats from using a filibuster to kill the bill, the legislation can not include provisions that make policy changes that don't primarily affect the budget. On ABC's "This Week", Collins stated concerns about the cost of premiums and deductibles, the elimination of funding to Planned Parenthood , and what she terms Medicaid cuts.

Global News Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House
Author: 0 Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House

Democrats had invested tens of millions of dollars in to the race, helping to make it the most expensive House fight in history. And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House past year, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to deliver.

Author: 0 Moving fire spreads to 800 acres in Santa Clarita; 14 Freeway closed

So far no injuries have been reported, but the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has ordered mandatory evacuations for Disney Ranch, Tenderfoot Trail Road, Running Horse Road and Placerita Canyon. Golden Valley Road is closed east of Sierra Highway but remains open open west of it. The fire quickly grew to about 800 acres (320 hectares), sending plumes of smoke into the air and prompting authorities to shut down all lanes of State Route 14 east of Santa Clarita and issue mandatory ...

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman takes credit for Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea

The foreign ministry official denied that Warmbier was abused while in custody, condemning "groundless public opinion now circulating in the USA that he died of torture and beating during his reform through labour". His family and others have blamed North Korea for his condition , saying he was "brutalised and terrorised by the pariah regime". Wyoming officials say the service for Otto Warmbier in the Wyoming High School auditorium will be open to the public Thursday, but not to ...

Author: 0 Making a Murderer Inmate Scores a Legal Victory

So while it's possible that Dassey will get out of prison, it probably won't be for quite some time, if ever. Dassey has been in prison for more than a decade. It cited "the leading, the fact-feeding, the false promises, the manipulation of Dassey's desire to please" as among many factors that cast it in doubt.

Author: 0 EU's Barnier assures Britons of compromises on Brexit

Britain's government will consult more intensively with businesses and others to "test and validate" its strategy to leave the European Union and build support among companies, its policy document said on Wednesday. The Sun, which backed May's center-right Conservatives in a June 8 election that cost her her parliamentary majority, also noted Davis had gone along with Brussels' plans after saying he would make getting immediate trade talks "the fight of the summer".

Global News Korea is open to moratorium on nuclear, missile tests
Author: 0 Korea is open to moratorium on nuclear, missile tests

The adviser created controversy after he recently told a forum in Washington that the allies may consider scaling back military exercises in exchange for North Korea freezing its nuclear and missile programs. North Korea's top envoy to India on Wednesday offered a conditional moratorium on his country's nuclear and missile tests in an apparent bid to hold talks with the United States.

Author: 0 US Democrats look to future after dispiriting loss in Georgia election

The recent victories of the Republicans in two special congressional elections held this week should give the Democrats a heads-up of what could possibly take place in the 2020 #Presidential Election. But it's also clear that many Democrats in the House, if not the large majority, don't see it that way. The White House is suggesting that a Republican win in Georgia's special House election on Tuesday was a personal victory for President Donald Trump .

Author: 0 Man Charged With Terrorism-Related Murder In Attack At London Mosque

Darren Osborne , 47, appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court in central London , speaking to confirm his name, age and that he had no fixed address. He was married with four daughters and two sons, and had two grandchildren. Makram Ali died of "multiple injuries", the Metropolitan Police said in a statement, citing a special post-mortem examination.