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Author: 0 Trump Suggests Iran Shares In Blame For Tehran Attacks

Mizan Online, which is affiliated with the judiciary, attributed the toll from Wednesday's attacks to Pirhossein Kolivand, the head of Iran's emergency department. The authorities have released the name of five gunmen, Iranian citizens who were said to have fought in Mosul and Raqqa. On the streets of the capital Thursday, Iranians said they remained suspicious that Saudi Arabia had a hand in the attack.

Author: 0 National security officials duck questions on conversations with Trump

As Coats repeatedly said that he would not answer their questions in public, he added that he would answer in a classified session. Members of the Senate intelligence committee wanted to know about news reports claiming Trump had asked Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Adm.

Author: 0 Tehran condemns Trump's 'repugnant' comment about Isis attack

The ISIS terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attacks. Saudi Arabia dismissed the accusation. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday attacks in Tehran by Islamic State that killed at least 17 people will increase hatred toward the United States and Saudi Arabia, state TV reported.

Author: 0 Philippines Issues Extremists in Marawi an Ultimatum — Surrender or Die

Acmad Aliponto, a 56-year-old court sheriff who decided not to flee the city, said while the fighters were well-armed, he believes they have little local support, and that the recent violence could turn more people against them. "That is true. That is one of the objects of recovery of the PNP". "We covered the mouths of our children". Almost 85,000 displaced people are staying in 38 shelter areas outside of Marawi City.

Author: 0 United Kingdom terror threat now at 'completely different' level

British police named Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba , 22, as one of the perpetrators of the June 3 attack, the third carried out by Islamists in Britain in as many months. The latest opinion poll, by Survation for ITV, had the Conservatives' lead over Labour narrowing to just one point from six points in the same poll a week earlier.

World Media Flynn and Trump lawyer subpoenaed over Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 Flynn and Trump lawyer subpoenaed over Russian Federation investigation

Tuesday was the deadline for Flynn to respond to the Senate committee. "We will continue to pursue this investigation wherever the facts may lead", their statement said. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power , according to an aide familiar with the requests. In fact, the response of the European powers to the Trump visit was to shift further from the anti-Russia policy of the U.S., exemplified in Putin's visit with French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday.

World Media Trump retweets report based on anonymous source after blasting anonymous sources
Author: 0 Trump retweets report based on anonymous source after blasting anonymous sources

Russian officials, including President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, have repeatedly said that Russia had not interfered in the internal affairs of foreign states. Sources close to the administration defended the meetings to the Times, citing those causes. The Trump-Kushner relationship is "showing unmistakable signs of strain", the Times reported in an article published Monday on its front page.

World Media Three men arrested in connection with London attack
Author: 0 Three men arrested in connection with London attack

About 50 others were wounded. All of those who died in the attack, which began at 21:58 BST on Saturday, have now been named. Police said earlier that witness accounts suggested he might have been thrown into the river. They said they were unaware of the other two men. "People who target innocent Muslims who have nothing to do with extremism or terrorism are playing into the hands of Islamist extremist terrorists", said Fiyaz Mughal, founder of anti-Islamophobic helpline Tell Mama ...

World Media House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump
Author: 0 House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

Trump's impeachment odds surged today in the wake of James Comey's testimony before congress in which the former FBI director alleged that Donald Trump tried to derail the FBI's investigation into alleged collusion between members of Trump's inner circle and Russian operatives.

World Media Ukraine Accuses Yandex of Spying for Russian Federation
Author: 0 Ukraine Accuses Yandex of Spying for Russian Federation

The allegations were made shortly after SBU raided two Ukrainian offices of Yandex - in Kiev and in Odessa - to recover computer equipment as potential evidence. Asya Melkumova, a Yandex spokeswoman, confirmed the searches and told RFE/RL: "We have no information about reasons of today's SBU action". "SBU is accusing management and employees of Yandex.Ukraine of gathering personal data of Ukrainian users and transmitting it to Russian security forces", it said.

Author: 0 Trump Offers to Mediate Qatar's Diplomatic Crisis

Countries across the globe are increasingly faced with the same conundrum: How much credence to give to the president's Twitter musings when they deviate sharply from US policy? Qatar has vowed it will "not surrender" its foreign policy in a row with other Arab states over its alleged connections to extremism.

Author: 0 Comey says he was sacked because of Russian Federation investigation

But he also testified that another member of the FBI's leadership team believed that Trump's conduct "will fall within the scope" of the Russian Federation investigation and was therefore "reluctant" to assure the president that he was not personally under investigation.

Author: 0 Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran

The Qatar airways website has been blocked in the UAE . In a clear disapproval of the ongoing standoff between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours Saudi Arabia and others in the region, worldwide agency Standard and Poors has downgraded Qatar's credit rating and put the country on credit watch with "negative implications".

Author: 0 UK exit poll: Conservatives may fall short of majority

Nine years later he became Labour MP for the London seat of Islington North, at the same time Tony Blair entered Parliament . After all, the country was only two years into a five-year parliament and May, after becoming prime minister last year, had repeatedly pledged not to hold new elections .

Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May falls short of majority

The BBC reported that 76 seats appeared too close to call. Jeremy Corbyn was greeted at the Labour Party HQ in London with a cheering crowd after the unexpected General Election results. "The Tories have been running a awful campaign - that is the single most important factor in this election so far", says Baldwin. Below is a running total for how many seats each party holds.

Author: 0 Trump lawyer denies president demanded loyalty

The revelations came as Comey delivered his much anticipated first public telling of his relationship with Trump , speaking at a packed Senate intelligence committee hearing that brought Washington and parts of the country to a standstill as all eyes were glued to televisions showing the testimony.

World Media Birmingham Edgbaston elects first female Sikh MP
Author: 0 Birmingham Edgbaston elects first female Sikh MP

Lisa Nandy won in Wigan for Labour with 29,575 votes, Seema Malhotra held on to Feltham & Heston with 32,462 votes and Virendra Sharma polled 31,720 in his safe seat of Ealing Southall. The seat was previously held by Gisela Stuart who stepped down when the election was called late April. "If ... the Conservative Party has won the most seats and probably the most votes then it will be incumbent on us to ensure that we have that period of stability and that is exactly what we will do".

Author: 0 Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

Qatar said it leads the region in attacking what it called the roots of terrorism , giving young people hope through jobs, educating hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees and funding community programs to challenge extremist agendas. This is published unedited from the IANS feed. Iran is Saudi Arabia's regional rival, and the comments prompted angry reactions Riyadh and other Gulf capitals, culminating in the decision this week by six Arab states to break ties with Qatar.

Author: 0 United Kingdom election: Conservatives may fall short of majority

Green co-leader Caroline Lucas said she could "hardly dare hope" that the exit poll was right, adding: "To be clear, Greens will never support a Tory government". Opposition Labour is projected to get 266 seats, with a gain of 34 seats. Home Secretary Amber Rudd , one of May's closest allies, barely held onto her seat of Hastings and Rye, after a recount put her just over 300 votes ahead of the Labour candidate.

World Media United Kingdom goes to the polls in Brexit shadow
Author: 0 United Kingdom goes to the polls in Brexit shadow

I think she should go. A number of polls gave May and her party a 20-point lead when she called the election . Political commentators from all sides of the political spectrum agree that Mr Corbyn has conducted a better campaign than Ms May.

World Media Tories fail to take top Welsh target seat of Wrexham from Labour
Author: 0 Tories fail to take top Welsh target seat of Wrexham from Labour

While May called for a snap election to form a "strong and stable" government, it seems the poll has produced a hung parliament . "If this result plays out, Corbyn has defied all expectations and denied Theresa May a majority ". They significantly underestimated the Tory numbers, putting David Cameron's party on 316 when it finally emerged with 331. "The margin of error on exit polls is typically low (LHS chart below) and at best it shows that Tories might just be able to get an ...

World Media Police arrest 3 more in London Bridge attack investigation
Author: 0 Police arrest 3 more in London Bridge attack investigation

The Metropolitan Police opened a casualty bureau for those anxious about the whereabouts of people they know. Butt reportedly quoted the Koran in his final WhatsApp message three days before the attack. "The other [suspect], Rachid Redouane, was not known". Police shot and killed the three attackers , who were wearing suicide vests that turned out to be fakes.

Author: 0 Uncle of Pakistan origin London Bridge attacker condemns his nephew

Boden was among seven people killed in the Saturday night attacks. Police stopped Zaghba because he was only carrying a one-way ticket and a backpack, and they suspected he meant to reach Syria via Turkey to join ISIS. Separately, police investigating the London Bridge attack made three arrests in Ilford, also in east London , late Wednesday. The third terrorist recently identified in the London Bridge attack, Youssef Zaghba , once told Italian authorities while on his way to Syria: ...

World Media Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis as US, Kuwait seek solution
Author: 0 Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis as US, Kuwait seek solution

Gargash called on Qatar to deal with individuals based in Doha with ties to Al Qaeda, who have United Nations sanctions issued. Egypt and Bahrain said in a statement published by the Saudi news agency that 59 people, including Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Yousef al-Qaradawi, and 12 entities, among them Qatari-funded charities Qatar Charity and Eid Charity, were named.

Author: 0 Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Several research analysts have recently commented on OXY shares. 01/11/2017 - Occidental Petroleum Corporation was downgraded to " by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. Occidental Petroleum presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $71.97. North Star Invest Mgmt invested in 250 shares or 0% of the stock.

World Media Japan Enacts Law for Emperor Akihito, 83, to Abdicate
Author: 0 Japan Enacts Law for Emperor Akihito, 83, to Abdicate

TOKYO ― Japan's parliament on Friday passed a law allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate, clearing the way for the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in almost two centuries and the accession of his son, Crown Prince Naruhito, probably late next year.

Author: 0 Comey's testimony gives building blocks for obstruction case

Impeachment is political recourse against a president at the hands of the House of Representatives with no legal indictment necessary. Comey himself is a controversial figure. "Not in his words, no", Comey responded . "I took it as a very disturbing thing, very concerning", Comey told the committee. But he made no new revelations about any links between Trump or his associates and Russian Federation.

World Media Qatar crisis: UAE threatens sympathisers with prison
Author: 0 Qatar crisis: UAE threatens sympathisers with prison

Separately, UAE Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash denied that Gulf Arab states were seeking "regime change" and accused Qatar of being "the main champion of extremism and terrorism in the region". Newspapers and television channels in the region have also been engaged in a war of words. UAE airlines Etihad and Emirates said all travellers holding Qatari passports were now prohibited from travelling to or transiting through the emirates.

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