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Qatar dismisses terrorism list as 'baseless'

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir told reporters in Paris on Tuesday that Qatar must sever ties with Hamas and its historic parent, the pan-Arab Muslim Brotherhood . Would export of food be another example of that "nefarious", "destabilizing" Iranian behavior we keep hearing about? "Families are being forcibly separated and children pulled out of school", he said. [Full Article...]

Adam West, Star Of TV's 'Batman,' Dies At 88

This news comes to us from THR , who reports that Adam West has died after a short battle with Lukemia. He was and always will be our hero'. Star Wars actor Mark Hamill, who along with West was a regular on the comic convention circuit, said of the actor, " Adam West was such a wonderful actor & so kind, I'm so lucky to have worked w/ him & tell him how much he meant to me & millions of... [Full Article...]

Why LA Is Rooting For Unlikely LeBron James Comeback

The three-time NBA Champion said owner Dan Gilbert's letter had a lot to do with his mom and wife both saying to forget that about going back to the Cavs, except they used a different F-word. Golden State 73-9 Season versus Chicago 72-10 Season. Game 3 of the NBA Finals felt like one because of the way it ended, the fast-furious run of 11 points after J.R.'s three. [Full Article...]

Qatar blockade: US urges Gulf states to ease restrictions

Saudi Arabia dwarfs Qatar on nearly any measure, yet there are plenty of ways the tussle between the Gulf neighbors could end up hurting the world's biggest oil exporter - even if it wins. Al-Thani also rejected any notion of shutting down the Qatar-based al-Jazeera satellite news network, suggested as a demand of the Arab nations. The latest spat is unlikely to ease regional tensions in a s... [Full Article...]

Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't

Trump also seized on Comey's revelation that he had directed a friend to release memos he'd written documenting his conversations with the president to a reporter. Trump was appearing at the White House with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis. He'll also be participating in an infrastructure event at the Department of Transportation and holding meetings with his Romanian counterpart before depart... [Full Article...]

Britain: May to form government with DUP

Speaking after her visit to Buckingham Palace this afternoon, the Prime Minister said that the deal would provide the United Kingdom with "certainty" and strengthen her position with regard to Brexit negotiations. "For as long as Corbyn leads Labor, we will ensure there's a Tory PM", an unidentified DUP source told The Guardian . Hundreds of people have said they will go to a protest out... [Full Article...]

Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying

The speech which was delivered while former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Trump said said "We are under siege" and that "we will come out bigger and better and stronger than ever". "...and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" The Trump administration has also highlighted the fact Comey stopped short of accusing the president of obstructing justice - a pot... [Full Article...]

Only three in 10 Israelis consider control of West Bank an 'occupation'

In that war, Israel occupied the West Bank and the Gaza Strip and subsequently annexed east Jerusalem , in a move never recognised by the worldwide community. Danny Yatom, a former head of Mossad, Israel's spy service, says Palestinians will soon outnumber Jews in Israel. Speaking at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Mideast war, when Israel captured the West Bank, Netanya... [Full Article...]

Turkey says Qatar deployment aims to ensure security

The US "knows that the Revolutionary Guard and its Qods Force are the most important regional forces fighting terrorists", he said during a speech at the ceremony in which he also denounced US sanctions over its ballistic missile programme. [Full Article...]

Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey amid Gulf row

Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey amid Gulf row Turkey's parliament has approved a legislation allowing its troops to be deployed to a Turkish military base in Qatar. Turkey and Qatar have both provided support for the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and backed rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton fastest in 1st practice at Canadian GP

Lewis Hamilton fastest in 1st practice at Canadian GP Ayrton, he was why I wanted to be here today". To watch the frustrations of one of the world's great drivers acted out in such a manner makes you wonder who will call whom first - Alonso or his IndyCar boss, Michael Andretti? And seeing the yellow helmet brought back memories of his childhood in Britain, where he would pop in videotapes of Senna's races and say, "That's my driver". [Full Article...]

N.Korea to soon test ICBM: State media

N.Korea to soon test ICBM: State media About two weeks before the presidential by-election on May 10, two THAAD mobile launchers, radar and other equipment were transported in the middle of night to the golf course. The civic group said on Monday that its North Korean counterparts were concerned by Seoul's participation in global sanctions against the country. [Full Article...]

White House Official Confirms Discussions on S. Korean Missile Defense

White House Official Confirms Discussions on S. Korean Missile Defense Chinese President Xi Jinping has assured US President Donald Trump that China has limited influence over North Korea , but that's only half true. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has called on North Korea to stop testing missiles after the North's latest missile launch. North Korea , which could have a working nuclear-tipped ICBM in the next several years, may also be the most... [Full Article...]

Theresa May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party

If in the coming days and weeks we see dips and troughs in the share price of quality companies exclusively due to the market being spooked, that could present a cheaper route into great companies. "So British assets are likely to face more pain and the Eurozone area may remain resilient to this shock as they have already thrown the populism out of their territory", he added, expecting global ... [Full Article...]

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck to kill more people

Morning: Khuram Butt tries to hire 7.5 tonne lorry online, but fails to make payment. But the payment by the gang's leader, Khuram Butt, failed to go through. Police also found a number of office chairs, a quantity of gravel and a suitcase in the vehicle. The counter-terrorism command believes an east London flat rented since April by Redouane was the safe house where they prepared their a... [Full Article...]

UK leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

Stephen Gethins, the party's spokesman on Europe at Westminster, said Mrs May must rethink her Brexit plan after the snap General Election result on Thursday in which the Tories lost seats . "That's not a matter for me", she said. The critical damage Theresa May wreaked on her chances of winning the election during a disastrous campaign has been laid bare in a poll published by a se... [Full Article...]

Death Toll In London Attacks Rises To 8

Death Toll In London Attacks Rises To 8 People look at the floral tributes placed at London Bridge to commemorate the victims of Saturday's attack in London , Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Police have said Redouane was not known to security services. He lived in a flat in Barking, east London , with his wife and two children. After police named two of the attackers and revealed that one was previously known to security agencies, Prime ... [Full Article...]

British PM: Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

However, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he saw no reason to cancel the trip. "I've been clear that we have a special relationship with the U.S., it's very important we have a close relationship, it takes two to tango", he told ITV on Tuesday morning. [Full Article...]

Amid Qatar crisis, China tells Iran that Gulf stability is best

But Qatar is an important United States ally and hosts USA military forces operating in the Gulf region-including U.S. and coalition aircraft involved in the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, operating from Al Udeid Air Base . Saudi Arabia, the UAE , Egypt and Bahrain have suspended all flights to and from Doha and closed off sea and air links to Qatar. "We truly believe that the... [Full Article...]

Member panel to look into loan waiver prospects for farmers

Member panel to look into loan waiver prospects for farmers Mumbai: A debt-ridden Solapur farmer, Dhanaji Jadhav (45), committed suicide on Wednesday night, by hanging himself from a tree near his house at Veet village in Karmala tehsil. Even a recent statement by the CM promising a loan waiver for some farmers by October 31 has not pacified a section of the agitating farmers. The agitation caused disruptions in supply of milk, fruit and vegetables from m... [Full Article...]


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