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Trump renews Twitter attack on London's mayor

Trump renews Twitter attack on London's mayor

After his election a year ago, Khan tweeted criticism of then-candidate Trump's rhetoric, saying that his "ignorant view of Islam could make both our countries less safe". That offer from May has already been the subject of protests. President Trump later challenged Khan to an IQ test during an interview on ITV. He further added, "When you have a special relationship it is no different from when you have got a close mate". Read More

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Luther Strange cosponsors Jerusalem reunification resolution

Senators advanced this measure just after US President Donald Trump formally deferred - at least for now - his campaign pledge to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and recognize the city as Israel's capital. The White House further tried to assure that Trump would still move the embassy eventually. According to a White House statement, he postponed the move in order to "maximize the chances of successfully negotiating a deal between Israel and the Palestinians". Read More

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Actions Toward Qatar Could Be Beginning of End of Terrorism

Trump said, in apparent reference to top Gulf Arab powers Saudi Arabia and the UAE, that leaders he met on his trip had warned him Qatar was funding " radical ideology " after he had demanded they take action to stop financing militants. 2010 - global soccer body Federation Internationale de Football Association selects Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup despite concerns over the conditions of labourers in the country. Read More

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Trump goes after London mayor again after terror attack

Trump goes after London mayor again after terror attack

It was a typical week of his presidential campaign boiled down to a few hours of 140-character messages. "Do you notice we are not having a gun debate right now? We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!" He also commended citizens as wells as responders to the tragedy and offered his support to Britain, writing, "America grieves with you". Read More

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London mayor says Trump will not 'divide our communities'

But in context, Khan was referring to the pumped-up police presence Londoners would see in the streets after the attack . In response to Mr Trump's attack, a spokesman for the mayor said on Saturday that Mr Khan "has more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context" the mayor's remarks. Read More

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Londoners struggle to take in cruelty, madness of terror attack

The three, who were wearing fake suicide vests, were shot dead during the attack. Khan had said on Sunday morning that people would see an increased police presence on the streets of the capital and should not be alarmed by that. No arrests had been made, police said . Mark Rowley, the Met Police's assistant commissioner, appealed to the public for more information about the killers. Read More

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Luck and perfect tennis sends Nishikori to French Open QF

Murray's wife Kim and Sophia are with him in Paris as he continues his French Open campaign, which on Monday brought a 6-3 6-4 6-4 win over Karen Khachanov in the fourth round. The world No. 6 lost the opening set 6-4, before taking on a 6-3 victory to force a decisive set. Murray is a master at frustrating young players into too many errors with his remarkable talent simply for getting balls back in play. Read More

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America's missile-defense system is shooting down North Korea's twisted hopes

America's missile-defense system is shooting down North Korea's twisted hopes

The intercept test, which comes at a time when the U.S.is keeping a wary eye on North Korea's missile program, was successful. "All our systems performed exactly as designed", Vice Adm. But "in a more broad sense", Davis said, "North Korea is obviously one of the reasons why we have this capability". That system - THAAD - is created to take down smaller missiles with a much shorter range that would not threaten the USA mainland. Read More

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Two London attackers named by police

ISIS said its "soldiers" carried out the attack . "Our current belief is that there were three attackers", Rowley said early Sunday. The family of a Canadian who died in the London terrorist attack is asking people to remember her by doing something for their community. Read More

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Twitter Bot Reformats Trump's Tweets as Official White House Statements

Twitter Bot Reformats Trump's Tweets as Official White House Statements

As President Donald Trump's Twitter habits continue to raise eyebrows around the world, a new parody account is re-imagining the United States leader's 140-character messages as official White House statements. "The words of the president matter whether they're spoken, written in a press release or sent out in a Tweet", said Ryan Williams, a political communications consultant and longtime spokesman for Mitt Romney. Read More

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Ethiopia's Tedros elected first African to head WHO

Ethiopia's Tedros elected first African to head WHO

In his final pitch for why he should lead the WHO, Tedros emphasized his experience as Ethiopia's health minister, overseeing the expansion of basic health services across the country. However, this is the first time for World Health Organization to allow a vote for WHO's top post. "When it happens the world will turn to the WHO for guidance and for leadership". Read More

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United Nations accuses IS of murdering civilians in Mosul

United Nations accuses IS of murdering civilians in Mosul

The United Nations human rights chief on Tuesday accused the Islamic State group of murdering 163 civilians to prevent them from fleeing Iraq's western Mosul last week. "The bodies of bound and blindfolded men are being found one after the other in and around Mosul and in the Tigris River, raising serious concerns about extrajudicial killings by government forces", said Lama Fakih, deputy Middle East director at HRW. Read More

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Adani gives final approval for Australia mine, rail project

Adani gives final approval for Australia mine, rail project

Pre-construction work on the project is expected to begin in the September quarter, the AAP reported. "Mr Adani acknowledged that his company had been challenged by activists, but said that he was, committed to the project". Adani hopes to secure a $670 million (A$900-million) loan from the government. The company says the project will create 10,000 direct and indirect jobs, though opponents have challenged that claim. Read More

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What's at stake for the US after Qatar hit with diplomatic crisis

Flights to and from Egypt were due to end at 7 a.m. local time (4 a.m. UTC) on June 6, but no announcement has been made about services to and from the Maldives, Libya or Yemen. US officials insisted that the rift would not affect the regional coalition fighting Islamic State. Qatar, a peninsular nation attached to Saudi Arabia, is home to the United States Central Command and its massive Al-Udeid Air Base, where America's war on terror is largely based. Read More

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Farmers killed in police firing in Madhya Pradesh, many injured

Farmers killed in police firing in Madhya Pradesh, many injured

According to sources, the government is trying to declare and end the protest by holding talks with Kisan Sangh , so that farmers all across get the message that the protest has been called off. The chief minister said that the government has also made a decision to form a corpus fund with Rs 1,000 crore to purchase farm produce during exigencies and help the poor peasants financially. Read More

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Qatar minister calls for calm as diplomatic crisis spirals

Saudi Arabia also closed its borders with Qatar, effectively blocking food and other supplies exported by land to Qatar. Tensions between Qatar and Saudi Arabia - a Middle East heavyweight - bubbled to the surface two weeks ago when Qatar said its state-run news agency and its Twitter account were hacked to publish a fake story claiming the emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, had called Iran "a regional and Islamic power that can not be ignored". Read More

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Ariana Grande and others spread the love during One Love Manchester concert

The 23-year-old pop singer valiantly returned to the city weeks after the tragic suicide bombing that claimed the lives of 22 people in the Manchester Arena following her May 22nd concert . Including proceeds from the 50,000 fans who showed up to the event, the Manchester Evening News adds that this puts the final number at more than £10 million, or nearly $13 million in U.S. Read More

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Pittsburgh, City Trump Prefers to Paris, Plans to Go Green

Pittsburgh, City Trump Prefers to Paris, Plans to Go Green

File image of American ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. Ervin said it's apparent after Trump's decision , that climate action will be up to cities. "We know that there are issues with the environment". China and Europe on Friday pledged to unite to save what German Chancellor Angela Merkel called "our Mother Earth", standing firmly against Trump's decision. Read More

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Killing civilians, inadvertent crossers at LoC unprofessional, unsoldierly: Indian DGMO told

Killing civilians, inadvertent crossers at LoC unprofessional, unsoldierly: Indian DGMO told

The local commander of the Pakistan Army told his Indian counterpart that no ceasefire violation was committed by Pakistan , the military's Inter-Services Public Relations wing said in a statement. Indian and Pakistani forces have been engaged in intense firing near Battal in the Krishna Ghati sector since May 1. Sources said Indian security forces have an upper hand in terms of better tactical location at most places along the LoC and it has now been chose to launch a fresh onslaught ... Read More

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General leading Philippine battle with Islamists relieved of command

So far, the eleven days of fighting between the insurgents and government forces in Marawi City has resulted in the deaths of 19 civilians, 120 insurgents and 39 Philippine security personnel. The Philippines military said Hapilon was likely wounded in the raids but managed to escape to Marawi , where he joined up with the Maute group. The vast majority of Filipinos are Christian, but Mindanao has a larger proportion of Muslims and Islam is followed by the vast majority in Marawi City. Read More

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British Prime Minister Says Police Have Identified 3 Attackers

British Prime Minister Says Police Have Identified 3 Attackers

This photo taken by photographer Gabriele Sciotto shows a man, foreground, one of the suspects, wearing what appear to be canisters strapped to his chest lying on the ground after being shot by police outside Borough Market i. May did not answer repeated questions from reporters on the cutbacks but said counter-terrorism budgets had been protected and police had the powers they needed. Read More

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Brian Molefe challenges his removal as Eskom's CEO

Brian Molefe challenges his removal as Eskom's CEO

He reportedly claims that his dismissal was not because of his "conduct, capacity or because of operational requirements" and maintains that he did not resign from Eskom, but that he took early retirement. Molefe also denies any wrongdoing and said he resigned in the first place in the interest of good governance and stability. "Minister's Brown's legal team is studying it", her spokesperson Colin Cruywagen said. Read More

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Bomber was in Germany days before attack

The end of the military role came after Manchester Police said they had released a man who was arrested in the concert bombing investigation without charging him. Police said Wednesday a cordon has been placed around a property south of central Manchester. "We need the public's help in this". Anyone with information should call the Anti-Terrorist Hotline in confidence on 0800 789321. Read More

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Police search for man allegedly responsible killings in Washington Co., Ind.

Police search for man allegedly responsible killings in Washington Co., Ind.

Other police officers arrived at the scene two more bodies were found inside. Autopsies are planned Tuesday. Police say they went to a house southwest of Salem to perform a welfare check Sunday afternoon around 4:30. They call him a "person of interest" in the investigation. "We also knew that we couldn't find Richard Lee Burton , Jr., so obviously that was our first lead that we were trying to follow". Read More

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White House: Trump won't block Comey testimony

White House: Trump won't block Comey testimony

Lee said he would be surprised if Comey contradicted the testimony he gave the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 3, which Lee is a member of. Trump "will not assert" his executive privilege to prevent Comey's testimony "in order to facilitate a swift and thorough examination of the facts sought by the Senate Intelligence Committee", said the White House in a statement released on Monday. Read More

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