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UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

Kuwait is leading efforts to find a mediated solution . A connecting Qatar Airways flight then transported the passengers from Muscat onward to Doha . Al-Masri's strongly worded criticism of regional powerhouse Saudi Arabia was unusual for Hamas. The statements attributed to Al-Thani claimed that Qatar has a positive relationship with Israel, despite trade relations between the two countries being nonexistent for over half a decade. Read More

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

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

The U.S. Embassy in London, in contrast, praised the "strong leadership" of the mayor "as he leads the city forward after this heinous attack" in a tweet signed by acting Ambassador Lew Lukens. While Sanders has filled in for Spicer before, in the past there has generally been a concrete reason for it - such as Spicer traveling with the president or his being away for naval reserve training. Read More

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5 killed in Florida shooting

Most of the victims were shot in the head, some multiple times, he said. Eight other people at the site when Neumann opened fire were not injured. He was an Army veteran who was honorably discharged in 1999. It registered in the state of Florida in 1991, according to Florida's corporate records. Neumann's body was found at the scene, killed in an apparent suicide. Read More

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Sturgeon insists Scots must be offered independence as Brexit opt-out

Sturgeon insists Scots must be offered independence as Brexit opt-out

It added that "any continued Tory attempts to block the people of Scotland having a choice on their future, when the options are clear, and on a timescale determined by the Scottish Parliament , would be democratically unsustainable". Scottish Labour's manifesto says the party will "never" support independence, and Labour's manifesto for the general election is opposed to a second referendum, described as "unwanted and unnecessary". Read More

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Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'

John Oliver is not taking climate change lightly, and he's not letting President Donald Trump get away with withdrawing the US from the Paris Agreement . The global agreement, reached past year by 195 countries, aims to reduce the greenhouse gases emissions that are driving climate change. Trump said on Thursday that the US will leave the Paris climate deal, making it one of three countries-along with Syria and Nicaragua, the latter of which didn't believe the pact went far ... Read More

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17th arrest made in Manchester terror attack

17th arrest made in Manchester terror attack

Greater Manchester Police released photos of a white Nissan Micra seized in Manchester, saying "significant evidence" had been found inside. British police said Saturday that they made another arrest in connection with last month's suicide bombing at a concert venue in Manchester, England , which killed 22 people . Read More

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Turnbull wants changes to parole after shootout

Turnbull wants changes to parole after shootout

Police say that Khayre approached Mr Hao after an escort he had arranged arrived. After holding the woman hostage for some time, Khayre burst from the apartment, and opened fire at officers sparking a gunfight. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during a meeting on cyber security at Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday 31 May 2017. The Herald Sun reports that in 2012 he was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison for aggravated burglary and beating a woman in her home. Read More

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Sitaram Yechury heckled in Delhi, two held

Sitaram Yechury heckled in Delhi, two held

Enraged members of the Communist Party of India-Marxist pounced on them and thrashed them before handing over the pair to police. "Masquerading as journalists these persons tried to enter the hall where the conference was being held and started shouting slogans against the CPI (M )", the partys said. Read More

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George and Amal Clooney welcome twins

Amal , 39, an global human rights lawyer, and George , 56, Wednesday in September of 2014 in Venice , Italy, after getting engaged in April that same year. He said: "No we haven't picked out any names and I'll tell you why". The pair tied the knot in Italy in 2014. "My favorite part is, you know, all my friends who are my age, and I have many of them, they're already done". Read More

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3rd suspect identified in London attack

The parents lived for a time in Morocco before separating when the mother returned to Italy and re-established herself in Bologna. In a statement Tuesday, authorities said they arrested a 27-year-old man this morning. According to the reports, the British and Moroccan secret services were notified of Zaghba's status as a potential militant. According to Italian media reports, Zaghba grew up in Morocco with his Moroccan father and Italian mother until they parted while he was still a child. Read More

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Vladimir Putin wonders if USA hackers framed Russian Federation during presidential election

Pictures show the two men at a table for 10 at an event sponsored by Russian television network RT, which French President Emmanuel Macron has denounced as a source of "lying propaganda" in the recent French election. "I made my speech. That's the extent of my acquaintance with Mr. Flynn". He closed out his response with a deep-throated laugh. While promoting the interview, Kelly teased that Putin also suggested the C.I.A. Read More

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Macron shakes things up as Trump pushes on

Macron shakes things up as Trump pushes on

Macron's determination may be a lesson for German Chancellor Angela Merkel , who on a recent visit to the Oval Office tried and failed to get Trump to shake her hand. The post Macron says was ready for "moment of truth" with Trump in handshake appeared first on Vanguard News . As you can see in the photo from CNN, the two had worked their way up to that facial grimace and serious eye-stare by the time this photo was taken. Read More

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Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

On Friday, President Donald Trump announced the decision to pull out from the climate change deal signed by nearly 187 countries saying it was a harsh one and that it would cost millions of American jobs. The ball has been taken up by the people and no head of state can take it back - not even President Trump! One bill aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions statewide; the other bill creates a task force that will work to improve the soil and capture and store carbon dioxide. Read More

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UK trying to establish if London attackers had support

UK trying to establish if London attackers had support

Naming Butt and an accomplice, police admitted he was known to them and MI5, but that "there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly". Christine Archibald, a 30-year-old social worker from Calgary, Alberta had recently moved to the Netherlands to be with her fiance Tyler Ferguson , his sister Cassie Ferguson Rowe told the Associated Press. Read More

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Why can't the Afghan government protect Kabul?

A spokesman for Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has told CNN the ministry will respond later Thursday. The gruesome killings prompted an outpouring of sympathy and outrage from around the world. Estimates for the number of casualties vary, but CBS News learned from Afghanistan's Health Ministry "that the blast left at least 80 dead and 463 wounded, and that most of the casualties were civilians, including women and children". Read More

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Washington Braces for Comey Testimony

Washington Braces for Comey Testimony

Comey is the star witness in the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of alleged Russian election meddling previous year, with the possible collusion of the Trump campaign. As special counsel, Mueller has access to those memos, but the FBI declined a request from the Senate Intelligence Committee for copies, citing the ongoing investigation. Read More

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At least 34 dead at Manila casino

At least 34 dead at Manila casino

Dozens of others were injured in a stampede as they rushed to leave Resorts World Manila , which is across a road from the Philippines' main global airport, after the man fired what police said was an M4 assault rifle and started the fire around midnight. Read More

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'What are you feeding him?': Pope takes jibe at Trump

'What are you feeding him?': Pope takes jibe at Trump

He arrived in Europe from Israel and the Palestinian territories, where he vowed to try to achieve peace in the region. There was also the obligatory and somewhat ceremonious giving of gifts between the two leaders. The Pope made his stance on climate change clear in his gift of a copy of Laudato si': On Care For Our Common Home , his encyclidal, or papal letter, presented in 2015. Read More

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U.S. lawmakers press intelligence chiefs on Russian Federation ahead of Comey hearing

Testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats declined to discuss his conversations with the president, saying it would be inappropriate to do so. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and other Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is conducting its own investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 election, reacted with frustration and sharp questions about the refusal of the four to clear up leaked news reports . Read More

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The Trump-Comey relationship: A timeline

The Trump-Comey relationship: A timeline

Comey says Trump told him Flynn is "a good guy and has been through a lot". The Virginia Democrat emphasized the troubling "pattern" he sees in the Russian Federation probe and discussed news reports that Trump sought to pressure senior intelligence officials related to the investigation. Read More

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