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Author: 0 Spate of arrests in Iran following terrorist attacks

On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavai said investigators were working to determine whether Saudi Arabia had a role in Wednesday's attacks but said it was too soon to say if that was the case. Neighbouring Iraq also witnessed terror attacks two days later, near the Shia holy shrine of Karbala located to the south of Baghdad, which killed 30.

World Media Mueller Investigating Trump for Possible Obstruction
Author: 0 Mueller Investigating Trump for Possible Obstruction

The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, reported on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Republican president for possible obstruction of justice .Mueller is leading the Russian Federation probe after being appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the Department of Justice, which oversees the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

World Media Hawaii Becomes First US State To Adopt Goals in Paris Climate Accord
Author: 0 Hawaii Becomes First US State To Adopt Goals in Paris Climate Accord

Protesters accused Trump of becoming a "global threat" and "harming the planet" in signs they held Friday morning at the entrance of the embassy in central Madrid. Fortunately, the reaction to Trump's announcement has been encouraging. We strongly encourage the President to reconsider this decision, and to restore the U.S.'s full participation in this essential worldwide agreement.

Author: 0 U.S. lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack

He was airlifted to MedStar Washington Hospital Center Wednesday and is in critical condition recovering from surgery. "It's a concern I've had for a number of years", he told The Hill following the shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice that left Scalise in critical condition and injured a further five people .

Author: 0 Doctors say US student freed by North Korea has brain damage

Also known as persistent vegetative state, the syndrome's symptoms include no voluntary movement or awareness of surroundings. He is in a coma and has, according to the professionals treating him, suffered "severe injuries to all regions of the brain".

Author: 0 Irish parliament elects new prime minister

Varadkar born in Dublin in 1979, is the son of an Irish Catholic nurse from County Waterford and a Hindu doctor from Mumbai. "The government I lead will not be one of left or right". Leo Varadkar has made history by becoming Ireland's first gay Prime Minister after winning a parliamentary vote. 14/6/2017 Leo Varadkar is elected Taoiseach .

Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition, 'Has Improved,' Hospital Officials Say

Nanette Barragan of California, who plays on the Democratic baseball team and invited all to attend the congressional charity baseball game Thursday night at Nationals Park. "On balance I think it's good we're showing the resiliency that we are not letting this tragedy keep us down", Murphy said. "If we don't play this baseball game and we go home, then they win".

Author: 0 Doctor: Scalise improving, came in at 'imminent risk of death'

Vice President Mike Pence acknowledged Thursday the "seriously wounded" Rep. Steve Scalise and the "courageous" Capitol Police officers who engaged a gunman during the congressional baseball practice shooting a day before. Capitol Police checked bags with dogs in tow, in an atmosphere that attendees said seemed particularly alert. Supporters of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., hold signs before the Congressional baseball game, Thursday, June 15, 2017 , in Washington .

World Media Trump blasts report on obstruction probe
Author: 0 Trump blasts report on obstruction probe

The White House distanced Trump from Ruddy but did not deny that Trump is considering such a move. During testimony to a budget panel Rosenstein said he has seen no cause for Mueller's dismissal and that he will be given "full independence" from the Department of Justice to conduct his investigation.

Author: 0 President Trump Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice

Mr. Comey told a Senate panel on June 8 that Mr. Trump expressed "hope" in a one-on-one Oval Office meeting that the FBI would drop its investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned under pressure for making false statements about his conversations with a Russian diplomat.

World Media Virginia shooter who shot Republicans was a Trump hater
Author: 0 Virginia shooter who shot Republicans was a Trump hater

His repeated brushes with authorities suggest that Hodgkinson grew increasingly short-tempered as he aged. Before that, their only real interaction was back in March. Court records show that between 1989 and 2011, Hodgkinson was cited for several traffic violations and minor offenses aside from a violent domestic dispute in 2006 when he allegedly struck two people and fired a semi-automatic rifle into the air.

Author: 0 London inferno toll now 30, set to rise even further

May made a private visit to the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital which is treating eight survivors on Friday afternoon, after being heavily criticized for attending the site but not meeting the Tower block's residents. Fire risk assessment in tower blocks was "less rigorous" since responsibility for it shifted from the fire brigade to the owner, Sian Berry, Housing Committee Chairwoman of the London Assembly, said.

Author: 0 Refugee who fled Syria violence killed in London fire

He was separated from his brother Omar, 25, as they tried to flee the fire. She said a neighbour was holding his hand as they descended the stairs in thick smoke - but the friend lost hold of Isaac and he disappeared in the chaos. He remembers telling Mohammed he should study computer engineering because it would be easier to find a job in London . He said: "I'm in the flat".

Author: 0 Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims

The death toll from the blaze that consumed a London tower block earlier this week has risen to 30, police said on Friday. Britain's Queen Elizabeth meets residents of the Grenfell Tower block near the scene of the fire that destroyed the block, in north Kensington , West London , Britain June 16, 2017 .

World Media Putin offers Comey political asylum in acerbic remarks
Author: 0 Putin offers Comey political asylum in acerbic remarks

Three hours into the question-and-answer show, Putin was asked to comment on Comey's testimony revealing himself last week as the source of a leaked memo to The New York Times detailing a meeting in which Trump asked the then-FBI director to "let ...

Author: 0 Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' fire of Gulf crisis

In a post on Twitter Monday, the small budget airline says it welcomes applications from Saudi nationals working for Qatar Airways on the Airbus A320. That helped spark the crisis, which began June 5 when Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties and started trying to isolate Qatar from the rest of the world.

Author: 0 Royals visit survivors of high-rise fire as death toll increases

Grief over the Grenfell Tower disaster turned into angry protests on Friday as the official death toll rose to at least 30 and dozens more deaths were feared. She also met with injured survivors in hospital and announced a £5 million ($6.4 million, 5.7 million euro) fund for emergency supplies, food and clothing.

Author: 0 Britain shifts focus to growth as it girds for Brexit talks

Since her gamble on a snap election failed a week ago, May has come under pressure from some in her own party to change her approach to Brexit talks. Britain said on Friday that no deal could be struck on exiting the European Union unless the future relationship with the bloc was taken into account.

World Media First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19
Author: 0 First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19

Turkey has special arrangements with the customs union but must follow Brussels in trade policies with other global players. However, this turmoil does not appear to have deterred May, who intends to lead Britain into talks with European Union figures next week, while back home she tries to arrange a minority government deal with Northern Irish party the DUP.

Author: 0 Failed gambit: United Kingdom polls put paid to May's hard Brexit

According to her office, May confirmed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a phone call that Britain was ready to begin Brexit negotiations "as planned in the next couple of weeks". But her biggest single mistake is seen as the social care fiasco , which affected elderly homeowners - usually a solid Tory support base. All the most senior ministers - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - ...

World Media The US declares Indian man a global terrorist
Author: 0 The US declares Indian man a global terrorist

The State Department said Armar has recruited dozens of IS sympathizers throughout India who are plotting attacks, acquiring weapons and scouting locations for training camps. Karnataka-born Islamic State Operative has been declared as global terrorist by the United State administration. It said Umar al-Kubaysi and his company Al-Kawther Money Exchange have been involved in financial support for Islamic State and predecessor groups since before 2006.

Author: 0 Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

The reversal of policy changes enacted by former President Barack Obama were touted by President Trump as an inspiration for those citizens of that nation to embrace new "political and economic freedoms". The "wet foot, dry foot" policy, which once let most Cuban migrants stay if they made it to USA soil but was terminated under Obama, will remain terminated.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande drops new song to benefit Manchester victims

A percentage of that song's sales will go towards the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund too, according to Billboard . The 23-year-old pop diva belted out her several hits such as Break Free , Side to Side , Be Alright and The Way during the three-hour show.

Author: 0 More Questions Than Answers After AG Sessions Testifies Before Senate Committee

BARRETT: Well, as you may remember last week from former FBI Director Comey's testimony, President Trump had been told for months and months that he was not under investigation. "It appears so", Sessions said when asked whether Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election. He corroborated Comey's statement that Comey had asked Sessions not to leave him alone with the president.

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