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Author: 0 Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families

He was speaking at a meeting in Moscow Saturday with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani. The crisis is a major diplomatic test for the United States, which is a close ally of countries on both sides but has given mixed signals on whether to isolate Qatar or bring it into talks with other Gulf countries.

World Media May to form government with DUP backing
Author: 0 May to form government with DUP backing

The DUP and its 10 MPs are in a very strong position. If all this uncertainty weren't enough, the Labour Party , which won 261 seats in the election, has its own divisions to deal with. According to reports , because of Northern Ireland's conservative take on abortion , with life imprisonment being the the maximum penalty for drug-induced miscarriage, those who want to terminate their pregnancy have to travel to England or Scotland.

World Media Cabrera Bello cards 65 to earn share of St. Jude lead
Author: 0 Cabrera Bello cards 65 to earn share of St. Jude lead

Now he's got a real chance to add his seventh PGA victory. I used to putt really well as a junior. "Last year I wasn't putting well", he told Golf Channel. Schwartzel shot 74 and Munoz 75. Thompson's 7-under 65 put her at minus-12 for the tournament, even with Alena Sharp and Hyo Joo Kim. First-round leader Suzann Petterson had a 68 and was in a three-way tie at 203.

Author: 0 UAE Threatens Qatar with Economic Embargo

With food and other supplies disrupted and worries mounting about deepening economic turbulence, banks and firms in Gulf Arab states are seeking to keep business links to Qatar open and avoid a costly firesale of assets. "The blockade is hindering U.S. military action in the region and the campaign against Isis [Islamic State in Iraq and Syria]". "The conditions have to start with that statement [by Qatar], that will be by Qatar", he said.

World Media House Intel Committee requests Comey tapes from the White House
Author: 0 House Intel Committee requests Comey tapes from the White House

Trump lashed out at Comey , branding him a "leaker" for indirectly providing to reporters the contents of memos summarizing their private conversations in the weeks before he was sacked. Shortly after, leaders of the House Russia investigation officially requested that the Comey tapes , if they did indeed exist, be handed over to them.

World Media British PM under fresh pressure as top aides quit
Author: 0 British PM under fresh pressure as top aides quit

British Prime Minister Theresa May's two chiefs of staff have resigned in the wake of the Conservative Party's disastrous election result . The BBC's assistant political editor Norman Smith said the pair's departure bought the PM some "breathing space" following 24 hours of recriminations after the Conservatives lost their overall majority.

Author: 0 Niger recalls ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab states

Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and other nations in the region moved to cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar this week. A senior Emirati official told AFP this week's decision was not aimed at a change of regime in Qatar but to pressure the country to reshape its policy.

Author: 0 Iran arrests seven for supporting Tehran attacks

The IS media arm Aamaq released a video Thursday evening showing what it claimed was a message from the Tehran attackers. The speaker claimed to represent the "first battalion" of Daesh formed inside of Iran . In the video, reported by United States jihadi monitoring service SITE Intelligence, five masked supporters of the group said that it would target Iran's Shia majority after which the Saudi government's turn " will come ".

World Media Cosby's accuser takes the stand in first public appearance
Author: 0 Cosby's accuser takes the stand in first public appearance

No one expected Constand, the 44-year-old former Temple University women's basketball employee who has accused entertainer Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting her at his Cheltenham estate in 2004, to testify Tuesday. She said she lost consciousness soon after Cosby pressured her to take a large white pill. Cosby lawyer Angela Agrusa also pressed Constand on why she stayed in contact with Cosby afterward.

Author: 0 Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay amid diplomatic rift

The foreign minister described the tensions in the relations between neighboring countries in the Persian Gulf as dramatic. Doha is a major global travel hub, but flagship carrier Qatar Airways now flies increasingly over Iran and Turkey after being blocked elsewhere in the Middle East.

Author: 0 Iran arrests eight suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

On Saturday, the Iranian security forces killed the mastermind behind the terror attacks on the country's Parliament and on the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini. In the wake of the attacks, Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard also released a statement implying that the US and Saudi Arabia were to blame.

World Media Macron: France to begin electing a new parliament
Author: 0 Macron: France to begin electing a new parliament

On Friday, the Ipsos Sopra Steria poll projected Macron's Republic On The Move (LREM) would take 397-427 out of 577 seats in the lower house of parliament. The new president's party has named many candidates who have never held office in an attempt to freshen up the political scene. Unlike Macron, however, they all came from long-established parties.

Author: 0 Turkey says Qatar deployment aims to ensure security

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain released a joint statement listing 59 entities and individuals, including members of Qatar's royal family, as involved in "terrorist" activities. Early Sunday, the three countries all issued statements urging mixed nationality families to call their respective interior ministries, which would take into consideration the "humanitarian circumstances" of their situation.

World Media Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants
Author: 0 Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

The raid, however pre-empted a plot by hundreds of militants waving Islamic State group-style black flags to capture Marawi and kill Christians, military officials say. Another 16 Marines were wounded the following day in an operation to retake Mapandi Bridge, a key entrance leading to the city's center. The bridge leads to the city proper.

Author: 0 Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: Pentagon

In a statement, the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, claiming the soldier was a Taliban infiltrator. The Taliban claimed responsibility in a statement by Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid, who said the shooting was committed by one of the group's fighters who had joined the Afghan army.

World Media Coats refuses to discuss Trump conversations
Author: 0 Coats refuses to discuss Trump conversations

However, both Coats and Rogers did say that President Trump had never asked them to engage in any behavior that might be considered either unethical or illegal . "I'm not satisfied with, "I do not believe it is appropriate" or 'I do not feel I should answer", said King . "There is a series of questions and I think some confusion about the timing of Mr.

World Media Nick Timothy: Why I have resigned as the Prime Minister's adviser
Author: 0 Nick Timothy: Why I have resigned as the Prime Minister's adviser

Theresa May's joint chiefs of staff have resigned amid growing calls for them to step down after Conservative losses at the general election . Katie Perrior said 10 Downing Street operated in a "pretty dysfunctional" manner during the 10 months in which she acted as Mrs May's director of communications.

Author: 0 Trump Says He May Soon Reveal Whether Tapes Exist of Comey Conversations

Trump's comment tracks with Republican talking points about the hearing, where the Republican National Committee and White House urged surrogates to emphasize the fact that Comey clearly said the President was never an explicit subject of the Russian Federation probe during his time at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

World Media Vettel confident Ferrari have the pace to win Canadian GP
Author: 0 Vettel confident Ferrari have the pace to win Canadian GP

The Brazilian's family arranged the presentation to Hamilton for equalling Senna's career total of 65 poles. "I don't own any of Senna's artifacts", the British driver said. "I'm not so happy with the last run I had in qualifying". Vettel's final try trimmed his lap to 1m 11.789s, but he was the first to offer congratulations.

Author: 0 Trump lawyer denies president demanded Comey's loyalty

Comey said that he considered making memos of those conversations public after Trump cryptically tweeted on May 12 that "Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" This is not just another silly tweet.

World Media 'London Bridge attackers plan to hire 7.5-tonne lorry to kill more'
Author: 0 'London Bridge attackers plan to hire 7.5-tonne lorry to kill more'

Khuram Butt , 27, could not rent a 7.5-ton truck as he failed to pay, so he used a van and hit many people on the London Bridge on June 3. Police also found two blow torches, which they believe the terrorists were planning to use to ignite the Molotov cocktails in a third part of their terrorist outrage, but they were shot dead by police before they were able to return to the van.

World Media UK PM Appoints Ex-Conservative Parliamentarian as Cabinet Chief of Staff
Author: 0 UK PM Appoints Ex-Conservative Parliamentarian as Cabinet Chief of Staff

Barwell's appointment will be seen as an attempt by May to finally show some contrition and reach out to those MPs who lost their seats - after she was criticised for failing to pay tribute to them in her post-election statement. Timothy, who was special adviser to Theresa May when she was Secretary of State at the Home Office and also worked on her election campaign, was appointed Joint Chief of Staff past year in July.

World Media Trump tweets on Comey, declares 'total vindication'
Author: 0 Trump tweets on Comey, declares 'total vindication'

TRUMP: I'm not hinting anything. Days later, The New York Times reported that Trump had asked Comey to stem the bureau's investigation into Flynn, citing a previously unreleased memo written by the former FBI director . "Absolutely, I'd be committed to Article 5 ". "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication.and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" Trump wrote at 6:10 a.m.

World Media Labour election result not good enough, Chris Leslie says
Author: 0 Labour election result not good enough, Chris Leslie says

Mrs May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, announced they had quit following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. In a resignation statement on the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future, " and missed signs of surging support for the opposition Labour Party.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain announced on Monday they were cutting diplomatic ties and closing all connectivity links with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism . In addition to humanitarian concerns, Tillerson also highlighted the commercial and military implications of the blockade. The State Department had said the U.S.

Author: 0 Adam West learned to embrace Batman role he couldn't shake

Burt Ward, who played Batman's sidekick, Robin, was friends with West for more than 50 years. " Family Guy has lost its mayor, and I have lost a friend". Before starring in Batman West appeared in several TV Westerns including episodes of The Outer Limits . I was bitter when I realized Batman had caused me to lose a lot of roles afterwards.

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