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UAE bans expressions of sympathy toward Qatar

UAE bans expressions of sympathy toward Qatar President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia . Tillerson then went to the White House, where Trump seemed to contradict him, putting the focus squarely back on Qatar. Nevertheless, its backing will give Qatar extra muscle in the diplomatic dispute while affording Moscow the opportunity to influence a situation that could jeopardize USA relations with the Gulf bloc in the long term. [Full Article...]

What Is The DUP? The Democratic Unionist Party Explained

Seeking to capitalise on high popularity ratings, the Conservative Party leader and prime minister called for a snap election despite her initial pledges not to, urging voters to give her a stronger mandate to lead the UK's Brexit ngotiations. [Full Article...]

Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

Friday came out in support of the Qatar-linked people put on the terror blacklist. Of course, Qatar's biggest Gulf neighbors see things differently; but, during past disagreements, United States diplomacy managed to keep the peace. Tillerson says the blockade is hindering USA military efforts and the campaign against the Islamic State group. The tensions come as President Donald Trump hopes ... [Full Article...]

Trump may allow Comey testimony

As a result, he may have inadvertently waived his right to invoke executive privilege. And yet, I wait with the greatest of anticipation for Comey's testimony. But being anxious about potentially embarrassing testimony is not a sufficient basis to invoke executive privilege. Comey is one of the people who damned us to the reign of Trump , and Comey may be one of the only people who can save u... [Full Article...]

Cavs halt Warriors perfect postseason, party in Game 4

Cavs halt Warriors perfect postseason, party in Game 4 Cavaliers fans were chanting, " Cavs in 7" in the final minutes. Curry has been providing fans peeks of the new shoe in the finals. Now there is some time built in for the shoes to generate buzz. "Why not? If I become an owner, I'm going to try to sign everybody". The boxscore said Green had a first quarter "T". James said, "I've got to start getting ready for the next game now". [Full Article...]

Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

Qatar strongly rejected accusations it supports terrorist groups and called for a diplomatic solution to growing tensions between Gulf states. Trump's blunt remarks about a key US military partner came just days after multiple countries cut diplomatic ties with, closed borders with and suspended air and sea travel to the gas-rich nation over what they said was its support of terrorist groups. [Full Article...]

Cosby admitted he was a 'sick man,' mother tells sex-assault trial

Cosby admitted he was a 'sick man,' mother tells sex-assault trial The defense's next suggestion is that Constand and Johnson thought of their respective relationships with Cosby as potential sources of personal gain-and that they consciously endured inappropriate behavior from the comedian with a mercenary goal in mind. [Full Article...]

Buffett charity lunch sold to highest bidder for over $2.6M

Buffett charity lunch sold to highest bidder for over $2.6M As reported by Reuters and Associated Press, the winning bid came in the closing seconds of the five-day eBay auction, which drew 41 bids before ending on Friday night. Buffett's first wife, Susan , volunteered for the organization and died in 2004. The winning stake rose to $2,679,001 less than two minutes before the sale ended. [Full Article...]

Centre asks states adjoining Madhya Pradesh to keep vigil against farmers' stir

In drought-ravaged Mandsaur district, the centre of this week's protests, one farmer committed suicide every five hours during the past two years. The district administration also said the Internet services in the district, which were suspended on 5 June after out break of violence, will be restored by Sunday morning. [Full Article...]

Iran arrests 7 suspects for supporting Tehran attacks

Iran arrests 7 suspects for supporting Tehran attacks In a video that appeared to have been recorded before the attack on Tehran , five masked fighters were shown threatening Shi'ites in Iran as well as the Saudi Arabian government saying their turn "will come". "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran , and for the Iranian people, who are going through such challenging times", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Trump '100 Percent' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey Conversations

Trump '100 Percent' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey Conversations In his first congressional appearance since being abruptly fired by Trump last month, Comey detailed months of distrust of the president and bluntly asserted that Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign. [Full Article...]

Clinging on to Her Job, Britain's May Appoints New Ministers

Some young voters said Labour had campaigned better than the Conservatives on social media. The Times wrote: "May stares into the abyss". Mr Timothy said: "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign , which was the oversight of our policy programme". [Full Article...]

Defense Department Slates Missile-Intercept Test

Defense Department Slates Missile-Intercept Test The ICBM being launched from the Pacific will be faster than the previous missiles THAAD has intercepted, and will be equipped with a warhead which would approximate the qualities of a nuclear warhead. Several rounds of United Nations sanctions have done little to stop the isolated regime from pushing ahead with its ambition to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that can delive... [Full Article...]

Trump Says He Backed Saudi-Led Diplomatic Isolation of Qatar

Qatar rejected the allegations as "baseless and unjustified". The GCC must emerge united and stronger to show the world the GCC's resolve in its fight against violence and terrorism, and its commitment to countering the threat from extremism.Our expectation is that these countries will immediately take steps to de-escalate the situation and put forth a good-faith effort to resolve their grievances... [Full Article...]

Theresa May Promises 'Certainty' After Queen Approves Plan To Form Government

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , riding a wave of acclaim for his party's unexpectedly strong showing, called on May to resign. One electoral district is still not final. Alternatively, the Prime Minister could decide the game is up and quit without a vote. "Time for everyone to regroup". Yes. Theresa May has asked the Queen to form a government, which means she will continue as the Prime Minis... [Full Article...]

Two US troops killed after Afghan soldier opened fire, officials say

Kazem, an Afghan army soldier, told Al Jazeera that such attacks are sometimes planned by the Taliban , but most of the time it is caused by minor disagreements between the two sides. Western officials say most such attacks stem from personal grudges and cultural misunderstandings rather than insurgent plots. The killings have bred fierce mistrust between local and foreign forces even as the ... [Full Article...]

Grand jury indicts woman in leaked secrets case

Grand jury indicts woman in leaked secrets case She's being held at a county jail in Georgia until her detention hearing Thursday afternoon. The charge, willful retention and transmission of national defense information, could bring victor up to 10 years in prison. "She's not a violent person". Putin said that "it wouldn't make sense" for Russian Federation to interfere with the election. Prosecutors also said 25-year-old Reality Winner m... [Full Article...]

Tories To Begin Talks With DUP

After calling a General Election to "strengthen her hand" ahead of Brexit negotiations, May's Conservative party have wound up with eight fewer seats and with those European Union talks looming in 10 days the embattled Prime Minister had to act fast. [Full Article...]

Trump blames Qatar for funding terror

In a day of mixed messages and chaotic diplomacy, Mr Tillerson emphasised the economic, humanitarian and military damage he said the blockade was inflicting. "In the wake of that conference, nations came together and spoke to me about confronting Qatar over its behavior". The moves taken against Doha include banning Qatar Airways from airspace and closing Qatar's only land border with Saud... [Full Article...]

Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck Police yesterday arrested 12 people, among them seven women - all of them in Barking and other parts of east London . They were apprehended just eight minutes after the first emergency services call. The graphic CCTV footage throws the three Islamists - Khuram Shazad Butt , 27, Rachid Radouane, 30, and Youseff Zaghba, 22 - chasing a man across the road and violently stabbing at him with long-bla... [Full Article...]


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