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Philippine police say casino attacker was indebted gambler

According to police, the man stormed into a casino early Friday and used gasoline to torch gambling tables. The police chief said the family's account corroborated the belief that "this is not an act of terrorism". He made the remarks Saturday in the southern Philippines , his first comments on the attack. For his part, Fernando Carlos, father of the assailant, denied that his son was mentall... [Full Article...]

Why can't the Afghan government protect Kabul?

The intensity of the blast was such that windows were shattered in shops, restaurants and other buildings up to a half mile from the blast site. "Personally, I believe that children and women can not be deported to Afghanistan , this needs to be said clearly..." Numerous dead and wounded were Afghan civilians but foreign nationals were also injured, and the blast prompted widespread condemnat... [Full Article...]

Terror Attack In London Kills 7, Injures Dozens

This is the third attack in Britain in as many months. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement . The police commissioner told the BBC that the investigation was moving very quickly and the priority now was to establish if anybody else was involved in the plot. [Full Article...]

Tillerson urges Gulf states to address differences, stay united

Tillerson urges Gulf states to address differences, stay united Dubai-based budget carrier flydubai also announced that it would suspend flights to and from Doha from Tuesday. Land, sea and air borders have been closed, meaning the roads to Qatar through Saudi have been shut. Qatar's stock market index sank 7.5% with some of the market's top blue chips hardest hit. USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson told reporters in Sydney on Monday that the spa... [Full Article...]

Dakota Access and Energy Transfer Crude Oil Pipelines Begin Commercial Service

In March, a U.S. appeals court in Washington denied the tribes' request for an emergency order that would have blocked the pipeline from being used, saying the plaintiffs had not met their "heavy burden" of proof for an injunction. The 1,872-mile crude oil transport system became a symbol of the fight over American climate policy when members of the Sioux tribe opposed the construction and set u... [Full Article...]

ABC report on Ivanka Trump misstates Trump's position on LGBTQ equality

ABC report on Ivanka Trump misstates Trump's position on LGBTQ equality The mother-of-three praised the LGBTQ community in her second tweet for their "immense contributions to our society and economy", but that tweet also prompted a slew of negative responses, including from stars Tituss Burgess and Christina Applegate . [Full Article...]

French Open 2017 Results: Winners, Scores, Stats from Friday's Singles Bracket

French Open 2017 Results: Winners, Scores, Stats from Friday's Singles Bracket Djokovic lost his status as world number one to Andy Murray late a year ago and has won just one tournament in 2017. "I played very well". "It's good news that I will be here and I am just happy for that". If Nadal is the King of Clay, Roland Garros must be his favourite palace. "I was mentally still, you know, strong and as calm as I could be, even though I was two sets to one down", said ... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Leaves President Trump's Advisory Council After Paris Agreement Exit

When the march began, it spread over more than two city blocks. Then he added: "This one small step with Paris is a necessary step". John Scarpaci of Mt. "It starts with us". Still, all of these results suggest that Americans are, in essence, open to argument about the relative benefits of the Paris Agreement. [Full Article...]

Yellowfin Tuna Recalled For Link to Hepatitis A

Yellowfin Tuna Recalled For Link to Hepatitis A However the FDA reported potentially contaminated frozen tuna was sold to 17 locations in California, 13 locations in Texas, and one location in Oklahoma. Hilo Fish Company's recalled products include 8-ounce steaks with label code 627152, and tuna cubes in 15-pound cases with label code 705342. Other San Joaquin Valley restaurants on the FDA list are in Modesto - Camp Four Wine Cafe, Fuzio'... [Full Article...]

Trump slams London's mayor in wake of attacks

The statement reads: "We grieve the loss of our attractive, loving daughter and sister. She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was to be valued and respected", read the statement from the Archibald family of Castlegar, B.C. [Full Article...]

Top rebel commander killed in Indian Kashmir

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan said all the schools and colleges across the Valley would remain closed on Tuesday. Prohibitory orders were imposed in Ganderbal, Badgam, Baramulla and Kupwara districts, while heavy deployments of police and paramilitary forces were made in south Kashmir districts of Shopian, Anantnag, Kulgam and Pulwama. [Full Article...]

Putin denies having compromising information on Trump

Flynn, a retired general, served as an adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign and was Trump's national security adviser in the White House for less than a month. "I'm being completely honest with you". The administration claimed Flynn was sacked for lying to Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak . [Full Article...]

Week In Review: Paris Climate Accord, Fentanyl Raid23:40

Hua referred to the statement by UN's Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) which said the Paris deal can not be renegotiated as desired by Trump when asked about China's stand on Trump's demand that the deal be revised. Deon Terblanche of the World Meteorological Organization said the organization hasn't run any new scientific models following Trump's announcement. [Full Article...]

Mayors Want to Take Lead on Climate After Trump's Paris Announcement

Pruitt, who stood beside Trump as he announced the decision Thursday, faced a grilling on several Sunday morning shows. Trump , tapping into the "America First" message he used when he was elected president past year, said the Paris accord would undermine the US economy, cost U.S. [Full Article...]

Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn during dinner

American hackers could have planted false evidence that Russian Federation interfered in the US presidential election, President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying by NBC News on Saturday. "I think he would be on shaky legal ground, to say the least", Warner told CNN's "State of the Union", citing Trump's public comments about his conversations with Comey. [Full Article...]

Turkey says Germans can visit Konya base rather than Incirlik

Turkey says Germans can visit Konya base rather than Incirlik As its operations are approved by parliament, German lawmakers must be able to visit the Bundeswehr, Gabriel added. Commenting on the case of German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel, whom Turkey arrested in February on a charge of spreading terrorist propaganda, Cavusoglu said it was a matter for the courts. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu Welcomes Trump, Delivers Indirect Insult to Obama

Netanyahu Welcomes Trump, Delivers Indirect Insult to Obama In public statements made with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Trump didn't explicitly mention a two-state solution, the accepted framework for a peace deal between the two sides - an omission which Israeli hardliners, opposed to the establishment of a Palestinian state, celebrated. [Full Article...]

Indian PM, French leader talk climate in Paris

Trump's decision to scrap the Paris deal has left him isolated on the world stage and prompted a backlash at home, with several state governors, city mayors and powerful companies already drawing up plans to meet the pact's emission targets - with or without Washington's backing. [Full Article...]

Russia says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'

Russia says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat' However, the Security Council did vote unanimously to add 15 individuals and four entities linked to the North's nuclear and missile programs to a United Nations sanctions blacklist. The danger of North Korea, anxiety of a coercive China and the threat of terrorism dominated talks between Australia and other regional countries at a security summit in Singapore over the past two days. [Full Article...]

Ireland Elects Its First Openly Gay Prime Minister

The race between Varadkar, the son of an Indian immigrant father and an Irish mother, and his political rival, Coveny, a member of an important political family, is seen as emblematic of Europe's changing demographics and social morays. The headline read: " Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's first gay prime minister". He is son of a Mumbai-born doctor and an Irish woman. The victor of the leade... [Full Article...]


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