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Saudi-Turkish ties strained over differing views on Qatar

The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility. Two days before she left her job Ms Smith retweeted a post by Meshal Hamad al-Thani‏, Qatar's ambassador to the USA, which said the deal would create 60,000 new jobs in 42 states. [Full Article...]

Deputy AG warns 'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations'

Trump's apparent reference to Mr. Rosenstein , who oversees the Russian Federation investigation because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from it, came just hours after an oddly worded statement from Mr. "Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?" he asked. An official of Trump's transition conf... [Full Article...]

US, Qatar agree F-15 fighter sale

Qatar is facing a severe economic and diplomatic boycott by Saudi Arabia and its regional allies, who cut ties last week accusing it of funding terrorist groups, a charge Doha denies. " Qatar long has wanted to make itself a particularly important ally for America where it can", Roberts said, referring to the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. [Full Article...]

London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties'

London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties' The imam was hailed as the "hero of the day" by Toufik Kacimi, chief executive of the Muslim Welfare House, outside which the attack took place. The mosque was once a notorious hub for radical Islamists that has since become a centre for inter-faith outreach. [Full Article...]

UK Conservatives need to deliver an "open" Brexit - Scotland leader

In the early hours of Friday morning, Sturgeon said that the poor results meant that she would need to "reflect" on the appetite for a referendum. Davidson led her party to its best result in Scotland for three decades, in contrast to Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's dismal showing elsewhere in the UK. [Full Article...]

Suspected jihadists attacked a tourist resort in Mali's capital

Gunmen stormed Le Campement Kangaba in Dougourakoro, to the east of the capital Bamako , a resort foreign residents often visit for weekend breaks, in the afternoon. It's the second deadly attack in the West African country in as many days. "I learned that it was a terrorist attack". Sunday's violence came about a week after the U.S. [Full Article...]

Missing Fitzgerald sailors found in flooded compartments

Two local men were among the seven Navy sailors killed Friday when the USS Fitzgerald crashed with the Philippine merchant ship ACX Crystal off the coast of Japan, the Navy announced Sunday. The USS Fitzgerald suffered damage to its starboard side above and below the waterline in the incident. After helping stabilize the USS Fitzgerald , the destroyer USS Dewey joined other American and J... [Full Article...]

Amit Shah declines to comment on Presidential candidates

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its saffron ally in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena could not reach a consensus on the Presidential elections and the candidates for the coveted post. "So, people believe in the government", he said. Shah is now on a three-month nationwide tour covering all states to take stock and strengthen the party organisation across India, as part of the three-year celeb... [Full Article...]

Aerialist breaks 'iron-jaw hang' record - over Niagara Falls

Aerialist breaks 'iron-jaw hang' record - over Niagara Falls Nik Wallenda formerly held the record for highest suspension, after he hung from his mouth 250 feet about Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri in 2011. "It's fantastic", said Joanna Romano, from Niagara Falls . Erendira Wallenda hanging by her teeth. "I want to wish Erendira luck and the blessings of the Creator for a safe return", Seneca said. [Full Article...]

Dundalk to face Rosenborg in Champions League qualifying

Dundalk to face Rosenborg in Champions League qualifying They should face no real difficulty at their first hurdle, which is drawn today, but could face Malmö, FK Astana, Hapoel Beer-She'va in the third round and Steaua Bucharest, Nice or... By contrast, for the Champions League draw, Dundalk will enter in the second round, but like the other Irish teams, they don't have a high enough Uefa coefficient to be seeded. [Full Article...]

Building materials in London fire under scrutiny

The Department for Communities and Local Government has said that aluminium cladding with a polyethylene core should not be used on buildings taller than 18m. He added: "People in this community are sick to death of platitudes from politicians". The British government Sunday scrambled to contain political fallout from the London high-rise inferno that has claimed at least 58 lives as officia... [Full Article...]

Inmates Kill 2 Prison Bus Guards And Escape, Georgia Sheriff Says

Inmates Kill 2 Prison Bus Guards And Escape, Georgia Sheriff Says The slain Baldwin State Prison officers were Christopher Monica , 42, who was hired in 2009, and Curtis Billue , 58, who was hired in 2007, Georgia Corrections said. The Georgia Department of Corrections said in a tweet that people should call 911 and should not approach the men if they see them. " I have their blood on my shoes ", Sills said, adamantly noting that Rowe and Dubose need to surr... [Full Article...]

Trump again lashes out at Russian Federation probe, says he is being investigated

President Donald Trump is telling his Twitter followers that they are witnessing the "single greatest WITCH HUNT in American history". 'And in fact when I chose to just do it, I said to myself, I said, "You know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story, it's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should have won,"' Trump said... [Full Article...]

Police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody

Police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody But Greater Manchester Police this evening confirmed in a statement that the 23-year-old has been released. In the United Kingdom, suspects can be held without charge for 14 days if they are arrested under the Terrorism Act. The star spent time with youngsters at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in a surprise appearance ahead of a benefit concert tomorrow. The caption was simply a heart. [Full Article...]

Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks

Kushner is scheduled to arrive in Israel Wednesday. Trump's son-in-law will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah . He also said that Netanyahu was "working very hard at it [peace]". PLO Executive Committee member, Saleh Raafat, said that Greenblatt and Kushner are set to "discuss views on resolving the Israeli-... [Full Article...]

Pakistan win Champions Trophy

Pakistan win Champions Trophy Sharma, the tournament's second-top scorer behind opening partner Shikhar Dhawan , fell for a three-ball duck when left-arm paceman Amir, having bowled a couple of outswingers, had him lbw with an inswinger. "It says a lot about his personality ... but what I do know is that Mohammad Amir is a big-match player". However, in a complete mix up, Ali got run out at his individual score of 59. [Full Article...]

Death toll from London inferno rises to 58

She said, in an unprecedented statement, that she had been "profoundly struck by the immediate inclination of people throughout the country to offer comfort and support to those in desperate need". British officials have announced a nationwide minute of silence to honor the victims on Monday morning. He also sidestepped questions over whether he felt guilty about the tragedy, telling BBC Radio... [Full Article...]

Things We Learned in the Virginia Gubernatorial Primary

Sen. Jill Vogel (R-27th) edged out opponents Bryce Reeves and Glenn Davis Jr. for the Republican lieutenant governor nomination with 42.3 percent of the vote. Northam has been critical of some of Perriello's promises, like raising taxes on the wealthy to pay for social programs, saying they aren't realistic in a state where Republicans control the legislature. [Full Article...]

Rosenstein Warns Against Stories Citing Anonymous Sources

The Department of Justice's Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller , an American lawyer and former FBI director , as special counsel to the Russian Federation investigation in May. Trump's latest tweets drew a concerned statement from Sen. The White House has been directing all questions related to this to Trump's personal attorney Marc Kasowitz. [Full Article...]

Germany: no punishment for UK, but EU exit good for no one

While the two leaders held opposite views on the Brexit , they both agreed to a joint action plan that would see their two countries combine efforts to crack down on online terror propaganda and extremism. Days after a suggestion from French President Emmanuel Macron that Britain could still choose to remain, Davis said there would be no backtracking from Prime Minister Theresa May's plan t... [Full Article...]


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