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World Media Gatland: I hope we didn't disappoint our critics
Author: 0 Gatland: I hope we didn't disappoint our critics

The British and Irish Lions will take massive confidence, belief and encouragement from that win today. keep the Gatland haters quiet. "Taylor, who praised the Lions" line speed in defence and ability to pin the Crusaders behind the gain-line, agreed the All Blacks would have to adjust to the French referees .

Author: 0 Uncertain when Britain's Brexit position will emerge — EU's Mogherini

The European Commission has launched debate on what direction EU defense cooperation should take once Britain leaves in 2019. "I hope that we will not experience a further delay". Juncker was apparently referring to a May statement by US President Trump. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told the conference that "this is the time now to get things done".

World Media Puerto Rican parade tries to move past storm over militant
Author: 0 Puerto Rican parade tries to move past storm over militant

But the biggest argument for statehood is simply more autonomy. His party has launched an aggressive ad campaign urging people to "demand respect" with their vote - to choose statehood so the island can obtain equal treatment from the federal government that some say would ease a 10-year economic recession that has spurred almost half a million Puerto Ricans to flee to the USA mainland.

Author: 0 US Soldiers Killed, 2 Wounded In Afghanistan

A spokesman for the USA military command in Kabul claimed they were aware of the report , but could not yet confirm any details. "Additional information will be released as appropriate". About 2,000 of them are involved in counterterrorism operations against al-Qaeda and the ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan. "That Afghan soldier was also killed following the incident".

World Media Government agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA
Author: 0 Government agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA

But she is looking to prop these up by teaming up with the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). Britain is set to leave the European Union at the end of March 2019 after May triggered the formal two-year divorce process on March 29 of this year.

Author: 0 Men planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry — LONDON TERROR ATTACK

British security officials said none of the men was considered violent, but they acknowledged the difficulty of predicting whether extremists will turn unsafe. Twelve were later released. Detectives have been give more time to question a man arrested in connection with the attack. Redouane was never under surveillance by Irish authorities, and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald urged caution in speculating about his movements.

Author: 0 London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

Their plan failed, the Guardian reported, when Khuram Butt , the trio's ringleader, was not able to hire the truck because he didn't provide payment details. "He was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of act". Butt drove the van into pedestrians on the iconic bridge.

Author: 0 Turmoil in Tories over DUP link-up

Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. "We welcome this commitment, which can provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and beyond". Some senior Tories had made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister despite the Conservatives losing their overall majority in Parliament.

World Media Gadhafi's son released after more than 5 years of detention
Author: 0 Gadhafi's son released after more than 5 years of detention

With mediation efforts of the global community, political rivals signed a United Nations -sponsored peace agreement in December 2015 which led to the establishment of the Government of National Accord (GNA) headed by Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and based in Tripoli .

World Media Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies
Author: 0 Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies

Known as Article 5, it says that "an attack against one ally is considered as an against all allies". "That's one of the reasons that I want people to make sure we have a very, very strong force, by paying the kinds of money necessary to have that force", Trump told a joint press conference with visiting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis .

World Media Japan passes law that would allow emperor to abdicate
Author: 0 Japan passes law that would allow emperor to abdicate

The government was forced to devise a one-off law to enable Akihito , 83, to abdicate after he suggested last summer that his age and health problems were affecting his ability to carry out public duties. Ruoff, a history professor and the director of the Center for Japanese Studies at Portland State University in OR said, according to the New York Times , "and decided it's far better not to tick off the far right that feels intensely about this rather than cater to a largely passive ...

Author: 0 Qatar FM rejects intervention in foreign policy

The feud has raised fears of wider instability in an already volatile region that is a crucial global energy supplier and home to several Western military bases. "Such a "Trumpification" of relations in a region already susceptible to crises is particularly risky", Gabriel said. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he expected all parties to find a resolution.

Author: 0 Malaysia Airlines Bomb Terror

A Malaysian Airlines plane was forced to return to Melbourne after a man attempted to break into the cockpit, claiming he had a bomb . MAS later announced that the disruptive passenger in question had been detained by airport security and stressed that "at no point was the aircraft hijacked".

Author: 0 May clings to power with DUP deal

If the Conservative Party is hopeful of being able to push legislation through, they will nearly certainly need the backing of a DUP-sized political party to help them do it. May is resisting calls for a resignation and says that through support of DUP she will guide the United Kingdom through crucial Brexit talks. Deputy Leader of the Northern Irish Green Party Clare Bailey echoed those concerns, telling BuzzFeed News: "The resolution of legacy issues should not be compromised by any ...

Author: 0 Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying

Trump is a frequent liar who has averaged two false claims a day since taking office in January. Pressed further, Trump said people would be "very disappointed when you hear the answer". "Whether it rises to criminality, I think there's significant doubts about whether it rises to that level", he said. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: We were very, very happy, and, frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said.

Author: 0 Turkey debates military support for Qatar

Instead, it is sanctioned by the Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA), which is based in Saudi Arabia , perhaps Qatar's fiercest critic, and organised by a new Qatar-based body called the Arab Gulf Cup Federation (AGCF). The office runs the Qatar Foundation, which is the principal funder of Education City, located on the outskirts of Doha , where most of the country's branch campuses are located.

Author: 0 United Kingdom businesses to politicians: Get it together!

This was a major victory for the Theresa May-led government and gave her the confidence to go for what has been described as "Hard Brexit ". The prospect of a hung Parliament would throw serious doubt over Brexit negotiations, due to begin in earnest in just 10 days.

World Media London terrorist on bail at time of attack
Author: 0 London terrorist on bail at time of attack

The fanatics, who may have been inspired by the attack in Nice in which a heavy lorry drove into crowds and killed 86 people in July previous year, weighted the white van with gravel to worsen the "battering ram effect". In a statement, he thanked members of the public for their support. Valeria Collina said: "I don't know if there is any sense in asking for forgiveness, but if there was then I would ask for it".

World Media Security Dominates Election Campaign After London Attack
Author: 0 Security Dominates Election Campaign After London Attack

The identity of the third attacker has also emerged, as has the fact that not only was the United Kingdom warned about him, but also the possibility that had there been action on that intelligence, the attacks could have been avoided. A French national was also killed in the attack, according to foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. "We are paying a heavy cost in these attacks", Macron said.

Author: 0 Iran investigating Saudi role in attacks

The ministry released the photographs and first names of the five attackers without mentioning their family names or specifying the regions they hail from. Trump's comments also brought criticism from Iranians on social media, who recalled their government's offers of support and the candlelight vigils held in Iran after the 9/11 attacks in 2001.

Author: 0 Sen. McCain: Diamondbacks to blame for confusing questions to Comey

The Arizona Diamondbacks played the San Diego Padres Wednesday night in Phoenix. - Mark Reel (@markreel) June 8, 2017 "I get the sense from Twitter that my line of questioning today went over people's heads". They did so in a amusing way, of course. • There's more about Jeff Sessions we don't know: When asked about Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Comey alluded to knowing more about why Sessions recused himself from the Russian investigation than what has already been reported .

Author: 0 Germany urges steps to defuse crisis in Gulf region

Tillerson said the USA would help support efforts to mediate the crisis, along with Kuwait - another Gulf country that has stepped up to try to broker a resolution. "We ask Qatar and other nations in the region to do more and do it faster", the US President said. Qatar's sudden isolation has led to the country holding talks with Turkey, Iran and others to secure food and water supplies, according to a Qatari official.

World Media Arab powers add people, groups with Qatar links to terrorism lists
Author: 0 Arab powers add people, groups with Qatar links to terrorism lists

An ultimatum by Saudi Arabia and its allies for Qatar's citizens to leave is a gross violation of human rights which requires intervention by the United Nations, a Qatari official said, New Arab reported . Turkey's Erdogan called Sheikh Sabah late on Wednesday and discussed developments in the Gulf and ways to cement cooperation between Muslim countries, state news agency KUNA said.

Author: 0 North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships

The North Korean missile tests present a hard challenge to new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has expressed a desire to reach out to the North. Analysts say the latest test appeared to be aimed at keeping up pressures on Moon, who convened a National Security Council meeting in Seoul over the launch.

Author: 0 Five Tehran attackers had fought for IS, says Iran

Wednesday's attacks on Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini , which also wounded more than 50 people, were the first claimed by IS in Iran . "His Highness Sheikh Khalifa expressed his honest condolences to the Iranian people and the families of the victims, wishing the injured a speedy recovery", the message to President Hassan Rouhani said, according to WAM.

World Media Trump accuses Comey of felony perjury in congressional testimony
Author: 0 Trump accuses Comey of felony perjury in congressional testimony

Senator Tim Kaine, the 2016 Democratic vice-presidential candidate, said on Friday that Comey's testimony provided a wealth of information for both the congressional and special counsel investigations. Trump flatly denied Comey's testimony that the president asked him to let go of an investigation into Flynn - "I didn't say that" - and denied the former director's claim that Trump asked him for a pledge of personal loyalty.

World Media Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress
Author: 0 Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress

I didn't say under oath - I hardly know the man, I'm not going to say I want you to pledge allegiance. Explaining his decision not to publicly detail Trump's request himself first, Comey said he was wary of the media attention it would bring.

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