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Author: 0 Qatar says Saudi-led move to bar citizens breach of rights

Some 8,000 U.S. military personnel are stationed at al Udeid in Qatar , the largest USA air base in the Middle East and a staging ground for US-led strikes on the Islamic State militant group that has seized parts of Syria and Iraq. Oil prices also fell on concern that the rift would undermine efforts by OPEC to tighten production. Traders on global markets anxious that Riyadh's allies would refuse to accept LNG shipments from the Gulf state, and that Egypt might even bar tankers carrying ...

Author: 0 General election 2017: Corbyn sidesteps Dugdale referendum row

The SNP now hold 56 seats in the Scottish Parliament, where the constitution and the fight for independence are at the heart of the battle. Sturgeon's admission was immediately seized upon by the Scottish Conservative representatives in the media spin room at the debate in Glasgow , who claimed the "bombshell revelation" had destroyed Scottish Labour's campaign.

World Media Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack
Author: 0 Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack

Hundreds of people were reportedly in the cathedral at the time and many tourists ran away as the attack unfolded. The Paris prosecutor's office said a search of a residence linked to the suspect in the suburb of Cergy-Pontoise uncovered a declaration of allegiance to the Islamic State group.

World Media Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Reinstate 'Muslim Ban'
Author: 0 Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Reinstate 'Muslim Ban'

The Trump administration late Thursday asked the Supreme Court to reinstate the President's revised travel ban that temporarily bars citizens from six predominately Muslim countries from entering the United States, arguing that lower court rulings halting the executive order are causing "direct, irreparable injury to the interests of the government and the public".

World Media Dozens dead in Manila casino after gunman sets fire to tables
Author: 0 Dozens dead in Manila casino after gunman sets fire to tables

National security adviser Hermogenes Esperson denied ISIS' claims , saying the deadly attack was a robbery gone wrong. "The lone gunman committed suicide by setting himself on fire in one of the rooms on the fifth floor of the Resort World Hotel", the National Capitol Region Police Chief Oscar Albayalde told reporters.

Author: 0 UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge

London police on Sunday evening said commuters could expect to see more officers on the streets and more physical measures on bridges, after at least three men killed seven people at London Bridge on Saturday. Security has become a key issue in the run-up to Thursday's general election. Questions are being raised about whether British police missed crucial warning signs that could have prevented the attack.

Author: 0 Hawaii becomes first state to enact law that aligns with Paris agreement

The move comes less than a week after President Donald Trump said he would withdraw the United States from the agreement, which was signed by all but two countries. Failure to comply with the Paris accords won't bring back many miners' jobs, they say. The Paris Climate Accord is poorly written, favors the worst polluters (China/India) and will be extremely costly to every American taxpayer.

World Media GM's stock won't be split
Author: 0 GM's stock won't be split

Greenlight's dual-class stock would have split common shares into one class that would concentrate on dividends paid to investors based on GM's healthy profits, $2.6-billion net in 2016, and one that would "reflect GM's growth potential", according to Reuters .

World Media Terror attack becomes focus of British campaign
Author: 0 Terror attack becomes focus of British campaign

While formal identification has yet to take place, detectives believe Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane , both from Barking, east London, were involved in the attacks. During that time, police numbers have dropped by roughly 20,000 officers, and the number of armed officers has fallen as well. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the city's "anger and grief" was indescribable.

Author: 0 London police arrest another attack suspect

Three assailants were shot dead at Borough Market after they ran over pedestrians on London Bridge before going on a stabbing spree. Uber's London general manager Tom Elvidge said that riders will be refunded the overages and went on to defend the company's actions during the attack.

World Media Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing
Author: 0 Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing

INS Kirch diverted to Colombo to render immediate assistance in flood relief operations, arrived in Colombo Port today. Residents watch a rescue operation in Bellana village after monsoon rains caused landslides in the region. The ship will also carry medical and diving teams along with Gemini crafts and helicopters to assist in relief operations. Officials said deaths were reported from the western coastal district of Kalutara, the central southern district of Ratnapura and the ...

Author: 0 White House looks for ways to undermine Comey's credibility

Here is yet another accusation that the president attempted to obstruct a federal investigation looking into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation. Democrats have accused Trump of firing Comey to upend the FBI's Russian Federation probe, which focused in large part on whether campaign aides coordinated with Moscow to hack Democratic groups during the election.

World Media Theresa May blames 'fake claims' as she denies dementia tax U-turn
Author: 0 Theresa May blames 'fake claims' as she denies dementia tax U-turn

But in a weird denial of the U-turn , she told reporters "nothing has changed". Steven Cameron, pensions director at Aegon, said the "pressing crisis" in social care funding can only be solved through a "clear, fair and long lasting agreement" on what the state provides and what individuals will be expected to pay.

World Media US Missile Test A Success!: What it Means for Keeping America Safe
Author: 0 US Missile Test A Success!: What it Means for Keeping America Safe

The interceptor was launched from an underground location at California's Vandenberg Air Force base and the target missile was sacked from the Kwajalein Atoll test site in the Pacific Ocean. People watch a ground based interceptor missle take off at Vandenberg Air Force base, California on May 30, 2017. The CE-II has had only one successful test in three total attempts.

Author: 0 SA woman died helping others in London attack

Breaking the news on Facebook , Julie wrote, " Sara Zelenak is confirmed dead they found her body & has DNA tests confirmed thank-you for all the overwhelming love & support from everyone". Her family is pleading for information and raising money to fly her parents to Britain, where Zelenak worked as a nanny. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the brazen attacks that started on the bridge, where three attackers drove a rented white van onto a sidewalk and into ...

World Media West Virginia lawmakers back again to weigh taxes, budget
Author: 0 West Virginia lawmakers back again to weigh taxes, budget

He said the state needs to be looking more at expanding school choice options and charter schools in SC. When the threat of a default becomes more pronounced, that could spur a much larger fiscal deal. He also asked for the public's support. "I think it's throwing money at a problem when the solution is not money". This is the same strategy that gave us sequestration: treat them all the same.

Author: 0 In Response To Trump's Tweets, Some US Envoys Push Back - Diplomatically

Despite bipartisan complaints about his continued 140-character habit, Trump has persisted in making his views known on social media. The friction between the two men stems from the attorney general's abrupt decision in March to recuse himself from anything related to the Russian Federation investigation - a decision the president only learned about minutes before Sessions announced it publicly.

Author: 0 US Investigators Believe Russian Hackers Contributed To Arab Rift With Qatar

Trump said on Twitter. Qatar has strenuously denied the allegations. On Monday, risk consultancy the Eurasia Group said, "The recent measures by the anti-Qatar alliance signal commitment to forcing a complete change in Qatari policy or creating an environment for leadership change in Doha".

World Media Trump claims credit for Qatar isolation
Author: 0 Trump claims credit for Qatar isolation

I think Donald Trump gave away the game with his two tweets where he said he was part of the planning at this Saudi conference. A CNN report then cited Qatar's foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani as saying Federal Bureau of Investigation experts had concluded that Russian hackers had a hand in the furore.

World Media Britain's Labour Party unveils 'radical' election manifesto
Author: 0 Britain's Labour Party unveils 'radical' election manifesto

Conservative chief secretary to the treasury David Gauke said: " Jeremy Corbyn's nonsensical ideas simply don't add up". Media captionJeremy Corbyn: "This is a manifesto for all generations". Mr Corbyn said: "This is a programme of hope". Labour has been in opposition since 2010, and has been wracked by feuding between centrists and left-wingers since the veteran socialist Corbyn was unexpectedly elected leader in 2015.

Author: 0 What we know about the London terrorists

According to AGI, the British and Moroccan authorities were notified of Zaghba's status as a potential militant by DIGOS. He was stopped at Bologna airport on 15 March previous year travelling with just a backpack, very little money and a one way ticket to Istanbul; crossing the border from Turkey into Syria had become a regular route for those seeking to join rebels fighting the Bashar al-Assad's regime.

Author: 0 George and Amal Clooney welcome birth of twins

AfterGeorge and Amal Clooney welcomed their infant twins Ella and Alexander on Tuesday morning, the internet was quick to share its joy and congratulations with the pair on social media. The happy news that Amal was expecting was first reported on US TV show The Talk in February. And I was like, 'How far along is she?' And he goes, 'Eight weeks'.

World Media German troops at Incirlik, Turkey 'ready for a transfer'
Author: 0 German troops at Incirlik, Turkey 'ready for a transfer'

Germany has 260 troops and several Tornado aircraft flying reconnaissance missions for Western air strikes against the ISIS based at Turkey's Incirlik air base. She will brief cabinet and parliament next week. Gabriel flew to Ankara on Monday in a last-ditch attempt to resolve the row, but talks rapidly broke down and Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim refused to see him, calling off a planned meeting.

Author: 0 Sessions reportedly offered to resign as tensions rise with Trump

That answer stood in contrast to his response to the same question recently about Jared Kushner, Mr. Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser. "Please understand the difference". USA intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation hacked and released Democrats' emails during the campaign to hurt candidate Hillary Clinton and, ultimately, try to help Trump win.

World Media Trump may allow Comey testimony
Author: 0 Trump may allow Comey testimony

On Friday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not rule out Trump invoking executive privilege. However, "I can not defend the Director's handling of the conclusion of the investigation of Secretary Clinton's emails, and I do not understand his refusal to accept the almost universal judgment that he was mistaken", Rosenstein said.

World Media Philippine bank chaos as money goes missing from accounts
Author: 0 Philippine bank chaos as money goes missing from accounts

A major Philippine bank shut down online transactions and cash machines on Wednesday after money went missing from accounts, triggering fears it had been hacked even as company officials said it was an internal computer error. The bank pinned that advisory to the top of its Twitter feed, which was inundated with posts from users seeking answers or complaining that their account balances or banking services had been affected.

Author: 0 Did Russian hackers plant fake news that led to Qatar crisis?

Moscow on Wednesday dismissed allegations that Russian hackers helped spark the diplomatic crisis around Qatar, after CNN reported that U.S. officials believed they planted a false news story. Lavrov emphasized that "it's important to settle any differences at a negotiating table to ease concerns that emerged and pool efforts in the fight against the main regional threat, terrorism".

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