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Global News US Urges Qatar, Neighbors To 'Sit Together' To Ease Tension
Author: 0 US Urges Qatar, Neighbors To 'Sit Together' To Ease Tension

Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson said, "Qatar has begun its careful review and consideration of a series of requests presented by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE. Turkey , which has important ties with all GCC countries, shifted its weight behind Qatar and within days accelerated military cooperation. They are also demanding that Qatar hand over all individuals who are wanted by those four countries for terrorism; stop funding any extremist entities that are designated as ...

Global News Queen to outline United Kingdom government plans
Author: 0 Queen to outline United Kingdom government plans

May on Wednesday slimmed down her legislative program, omitting several policies touted during the Conservative Party's election campaign, including plans to change funding for the care of older people, which opponents dubbed the "dementia tax".

Global News Malton man in Brussels during terror attack
Author: 0 Malton man in Brussels during terror attack

Then the bag exploded "more violently", Van der Sypt said, but it still failed to fully ignite the canisters of gas that were contained within. The Belgian capital, home to the headquarters of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, has been on high alert since a Brussels-based Islamic State cell organised the attack that killed 130 people in Paris in November 2015.

Global News Spain fights forest fire in Donana UNESCO nature reserve
Author: 0 Spain fights forest fire in Donana UNESCO nature reserve

The fire forced authorities to evacuate 1,850 people, many of whom were staying at a camp site, the Andalusian authorities said. The reserve protects more than 107,000 hectares considered of extreme ecological value for their mix of ecosystems, including wetlands, dunes and woods.

Author: 0 President's meeting with White House's top aides focus of dailies — Newspapers review

Greenblatt and Kushner both accompanied Trump in May on his first visit as president to Israel and the Palestinian territories. The Palestinian side is very suspicious of the American mediators, especially Kushner and U.S. Kushner's carefully managed visit -conducted far away from media scrutiny and lasting less than a day -comes amid scant indication of any imminent breakthrough between the two sides in a peace process that has been moribund since 2014.

Author: 0 US Open sees top seeds cut, four-way tie for lead

Two others with Cowboys connections missed the cut of 1-over 145: Peter Uihlein (2-over ) and Alex Noren (5 over). He three-putted on No. 13. With all due respect to those fans, I couldn't disagree more. Stricker improved by a stroke even though Erin Hills showed a few more teeth than it had in Thursday's opening round. If only he had hit the fairways.

Global News Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco
Author: 0 Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco

In one corner is TPM's venerable Josh Marshall, who writes that over-performance by Democrats in this year's special elections signals that Democrats are positioned to take the House next year. every individual election has to be about the individual candidates in that geographical area", said Schiavoni. But Pelosi taunted Rice and others urging her to step down, issuing what sounded like a warning on Thursday, saying, "when it comes to personal ambition and having fun on TV, have your ...

Global News Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering United Kingdom gov't program
Author: 0 Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering United Kingdom gov't program

Her authority has been badly damaged just as Britain begins Brexit negotiations. Prince Philip had been due to accompany the monarch to the state opening of parliament on Wednesday as well as day two of the Royal Ascot horse races, but he was taken to hospital as a "precautionary measure" for treatment of an infection.

Global News UK government attempt stalled by Northern Ireland
Author: 0 UK government attempt stalled by Northern Ireland

The nationalist Sinn Fein and SDLP and the cross-community Alliance have all made clear Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing process to restore power-sharing at Stormont due to the perceived conflict of interest.

Global News Iraqi PM Abadi heads to Saudi Arabia at start of MidEast tour
Author: 0 Iraqi PM Abadi heads to Saudi Arabia at start of MidEast tour

In his turn, Karzai called on unity among the Muslim nations but declared his support against any nation supporting or having links with the terrorism, the statement added. On Wednesday, the United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said he was "alarmed" by the possible impact of the diplomatic isolation of Qatar, warning it could lead to widespread suffering among ordinary people.

Author: 0 Muslims celebrate Hariraya as Ramadan ends

UAE announces tomorrow 25 June 2017 as the first day of Eid Al-Fitr", the tweet said. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has extended his best wishes to Muslim in Canada and across of the world on the festive occasion of Eid al-Fitr. Salaat is performed in a congregation like at mosques or in a community centre. Extending his heartfelt Eid-ul-Fitr greetings to the Muslim, Hurriyat (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani appealed people of state to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with simplicity and ...

Author: 0 Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee

Storms extended from southern Louisiana to northeastern Georgia, but Richardson said he was encouraged by occasional sunshine and revised projections that showed the Chickasawhay cresting lower than expected by mid-week. Holmes also told The Associated Press that trees were down and buildings were reported damaged along the Interstate 20 corridor on the southwestern outskirts of Birmingham.

Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron's party set for big French election win

Emmanuel Macron's fledging centrist party La République En Marche has launched a drive to get voters out in the second round of the French parliamentary elections after its very strong first round showing was marred by a record low turnout.

Global News North Korea: 'We Are the Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death
Author: 0 North Korea: 'We Are the Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death

North Korea has accused the United States of conducting a smear campaign against the regime over Otto Warmbier , the American student who was sent home in a coma after 17 months in prison. Sentenced to hard labor for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, the 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evacuated in a coma last week after almost 18 months in captivity.

Global News South Korea investigating North Korea rocket engine test
Author: 0 South Korea investigating North Korea rocket engine test

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. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says that South Korea and the USA stand at a critical juncture in their alliance in countering growing threats from North Korea and securing peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

Global News Dennis Rodman Says We're All Misunderstanding Kim Jong
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman Says We're All Misunderstanding Kim Jong

But it's unclear how he came to be in that state. It told American officials that Mr. Warmbier had contracted botulism and fallen into a coma after taking sleeping pills, according to his family, which was briefed by the officials. "He should have been brought home a long time ago", Trump said. More than 2,500 family, friends and well-wishers gathered for his funeral in OH on Thursday.

Global News Police rescue 150 people stranded after cable vehicle accident
Author: 0 Police rescue 150 people stranded after cable vehicle accident

The deceased were identified as Jayant Anderaskar, Manisha (wife) and his daughters Anagha and Jhanvi. The injured are Ajaz Ahmed Ganie and Tariq Ahmad Katariya. The Gondola Cable Car Corp's ropeway project was built by the French firm Pomagalski. At least seven people have died after falling from a cable vehicle during strong winds in the Indian-administered portion of Kashmir .

Author: 0 PM Modi remembers Emergency on its anniversary, pitches for preserving democracy

In the letter, she had written that she was selling goods through the " Government E-Marketplace", an online portal, and even the Prime Minister's Office had bought two items from her through it. While mentioning about Ramzan , the prime minister highlighted an "inspiring" gesture of the people of Muslim- dominated Mubarakpur village in Bijnaur district of Uttar Pradesh.

Author: 0 Malan leads England to series win over South Africa

South Africa were rarely in the hunt to chase down England's total, with Chris Jordan taking three for 31. The decision to give Livingstone another chance was the reason given by England as to why they made the weird call to rest captain Eoin Morgan with the series was on the line.

Global News Qatar signs $12 bln deal to buy F-15 jets from US
Author: 0 Qatar signs $12 bln deal to buy F-15 jets from US

The sales comes just weeks after Trump signed a deal with Saudi Arabia for nearly $110bn in United States arms. The measures against Qatar , which has a population of 2.7 million people but vast gas wealth, have disrupted imports of food and other materials and caused some foreign banks to scale back business.

Author: 0 Tom Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

Ted Cruz of Texas, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Mike Lee of Utah in saying they can not support the bill as presented but are open to changes to more fully repeal former President Barack Obama's ACA. We are disappointed that the legislation fails to meet our guiding principles for healthcare reform by halting Medicaid expansion, reinstating annual and lifetime coverage caps, and cutting coverage for essential health benefits including cancer screening.

Author: 0 Trump calls Modi 'true friend', ahead of meet

Just hours before Modi was to land in Washington , Trump tweeted that he was looking forward to "welcoming India's PM Modi to White House on Monday". Terrorism is also expected to be discussed at the meeting. He emphasised that close to 7,000 big and small steps have been taken by his government for ease of doing business in a bid to attract investments and make it easier for foreign companies.

Global News Kerry says United States climate goals in reach despite Trump Paris pullout
Author: 0 Kerry says United States climate goals in reach despite Trump Paris pullout

Environment ministers and officials from the Group of Seven are holding a two-day meeting in Bologna, ending today, to discuss issues including climate change and litter at sea. The other six countries in the G-7 all agreed at last month's political summit of national leaders in Sicily to work toward making the Paris climate accord effective.

Author: 0 GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill

The bill also makes major cuts and structural changes to Medicaid , a health insurance program relied upon by almost 75 million Americans - primarily low-income, disabled, and elderly. "There are provisions in this draft that represent an improvement to our current health care system, but it does not appear this draft as written will accomplish the most important promise that we made to Americans: to repeal Obamacare and lower their health-care costs", the senators said in a statement ...

Global News Iran misses targets in missile attack on Syria
Author: 0 Iran misses targets in missile attack on Syria

It also raises questions about how U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, which already said it put Iran " on notice " for its ballistic missile tests, will respond . The IRGC said it launched the mid-range missiles from bases in western Iran at Islamic State targets in Syria's Deir ez-Zor province, semi-official Fars News Agency reported .

Global News Number of presumed dead in London apartment fire rises to 79
Author: 0 Number of presumed dead in London apartment fire rises to 79

He said: "We must also prepare people for the awful reality that some people may not be identified due to the intensity of the fire". But he warned that not everyone would be identifiable after such a serious fire. "And it is incredibly hard to describe the devastation in some parts of that building". She also defended the fire service's advice for people to stay in their flats during tower block fires, saying that having everyone evacuate from such blocks through a single staircase would ...

Global News Donald Trump says Congress not 'that far off' passing Obamacare replacement
Author: 0 Donald Trump says Congress not 'that far off' passing Obamacare replacement

A recent American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network report on the costs of cancer shows insured patients could pay between $6,000 and $10,000 yearly for their care. This morning on Upfront with Mike Gousha, Senator Johnson said that the Senate shouldn't be voting just yet. The problem is the headlines are being dishonest about Paul's full quote.

Author: 0 Modi US Visit: Modi Invites Top US Companies To Invest In India

Subsequently, he attended a major Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia where all the leaders from the Islamic world , including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan, were present. Also highlighted will be a tentative deal between Lockheed Martin and Tata Advanced Systems to produce F-16 fighter jets in India. So, we think that's very significant, " the official said.

Author: 0 President Tsai posts Eid al-Fitr greetings online

He also recalled his visit to an worldwide charity organisation, Islamic Relief Canada, which is committed to alleviating poverty in over thirty different countries around the world . During Ramadan , Muslims spend the month abstaining from eating and drinking from sun up to sun down. This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan , a month in which many experience meaning and inspiration in acts of fasting, prayer, and charity.

Global News Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends
Author: 0 Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends

Palestinians in Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza Strip attended Eid al-Fitr prayers on Sunday, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan . The festival is known in full as Eid al-Fitr and starts TODAY . Bukola Saraki has congratulated Muslims on the successful completion of a month-long Ramadan fast while urging all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of tolerance, peace, patriotism as a way of building a strong and united nation.

Author: 0 May's Brexit offer 'the minimum'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, a member of the opposition Labour party, said it "does not come close to fully guaranteeing the rights of European Union nationals living in the UK". Andrew Marr also quizzed Davis on whether a Conservative leadership challenge to "under pressure" Tory leader Theresa May would represent a catastrophe to Brexit negotiations.

Author: 0 A Much Needed Blow to Al Jazeera

Qatar's ambassador to the United States posted a picture of the signing ceremony online, writing "Qatar signs LOA for the purchase of the F-15QA fighter jets creating 60,000 new jobs in 42 states across the United States ". "We are confident that Qatar can address its remaining issues within this timeframe, prior to delivery", said a State Department official, according to the CBS News .

Global News DC, Maryland to sue President Trump for alleged breach of constitutional oath
Author: 0 DC, Maryland to sue President Trump for alleged breach of constitutional oath

Trump's unique status as both president and the financial beneficiary of his global business empire raised questions about the emoluments clause of the Constitution even before he took office. The White House previously commented that CREW's lawsuit is "totally without merit". Specifically the lawsuit alleges President trump is in violation the emolument clauses which strictly forbids the president from taking compensation from foreign governments.

Global News Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills
Author: 0 Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

Roughly 60 protesters staged the "die-in" outside McConnell's office to show what they say will happen to people if health care is gutted. The attempted "die-in" in opposition to the legislation was organized by ADAPT , a national advocacy group for those with disabilities.

Global News Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists
Author: 0 Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP ) - Two Dutch journalists have been freed unharmed after being held captive for nearly a week by leftist rebels in Colombia. KRO-NCRV, which airs the show, said it was "pleased and relieved" that Bolt and Follender were free. "We are doing all we can to bring them back to the Netherlands as soon as possible".