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Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar amid Gulf Arab row

The announcement came a day after Senegal recalled its envoy from Doha , citing its "active solidarity" with Saudi Arabia . Qatar denies having any ties to extremists. "The conditions have to start with that statement [by Qatar], that will be by Qatar", he said. "The request for political protection from two non-Arab countries and military protection from one of them could be a new tragic and comic chapter", UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Gargash, wrote on Twitter. Read More

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United Kingdom election: Theresa May's disastrous result will have unpredictable consequences

As I write, Mrs May is holed up with her advisers inside Tory HQ, but former minister Anna Soubry has called for her to "consider her position" - political code for calling for her to resign. "He's not going to be the next Prime Minister", Mr Green earlier told ABC TV. Corbyn, speaking in London after retaining his Islington North seat with a thumping majority of more than 33,000 votes, said the British electorate had voted for hope and "turned their backs on austerity". Read More

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Justice Dept.: Sessions recused from probe due to campaign

President Donald Trump fired Comey , who was leading an investigation into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation, last month - setting off a flurry of leaked documents and increasing scrutiny of the Trump administration. Discussing the meeting where Comey says Trump asked him to back off Flynn , Sen. Comey's remarks are his first since he was sacked. Comey's memos about his meetings with Trump are now in Mueller's hands. Read More

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Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar, Gabon voices condemnation

Qatari residents in the participating countries have been given two weeks to leave, and trade transport lines through them have been closed down, though it's not clear what effect the measures will have on the headquarters for U.S. He said Qatar has given the UAE and Saudi no choice but to close off to it. Trump on Tuesday backed the regional efforts to isolate Qatar, supporting the Saudi regime and its allies and suggesting the key USA ally - home to the largest American airbase in ... Read More

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United Kingdom exit poll: Conservatives may fall short of majority

Earlier on Friday, the former chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, said that if May loses her majority it would be "completely catastrophic" for her and the Conservative Party. Labour took Canterbury, a seat which had been held by Conservatives since 1918, and claimed Tory scalps in a string of seats including Bristol North West, Stroud, Warwick & Leamington, Stockton South and Vale of Clwyd. Read More

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Alexander: Sturgeon and SNP having 'disastrous' night

Alexander: Sturgeon and SNP having 'disastrous' night

She was born in the industrial town of Irvine, southwest of Glasgow , in 1970 to an electrician father and a mother who remains active in local SNP politics. Labour won seven and the Liberal Democrats four. "By backing those compromise proposals in this election , we can make sure that Scotland's voice is heard, and that jobs and investment in Scotland is protected", she said. Read More

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London attackers were chef, clerk and 'suspicious' Italian

Butt is not believed to be linked to any militant groups in Waziristan, a known hotbed for militant networks in Pakistan , according to the intelligence source. He had notably featured in a Channel 4 television documentary entitled " The Jihadis Next Door " and, according to the British media, numerous people alarmed by his views had gone to the authorities. Read More

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Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

A top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Utah Sen. Trump, in a statement later Wednesday, called Wray "an impeccably qualified individual". Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said. Wray, a partner at the Washington law firm of King & Spalding - which counts the Trump Organization as a client - and a former top Justice Department official, was never mentioned as one of Trump's top prospects to replace former FBI Director James Comey , who Trump fired last month. Read More

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UK in political deadlock - Here's what happens next

It looks like the overall result is set to go right down to the wire - with the next Government not finalised until Friday morning at least. The exit poll team says there is a "serious risk" Mrs May will lose her overall majority - although this is "far from certain", given the exit poll has a margin of error of 20 seats. Read More

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Iran says attackers were IS members, had been to Iraq, Syria strongholds

Police increased patrols in the streets and subway stations ofTehran Thursday, a day after a pair of Islamic State attacks on parliament and the tomb of Iran's revolutionary leader. They were forced to flee after Abu Aisha was killed but returned sometime later to launch Wednesday's unprecedented assault. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the country's supreme leader, used the attacks to defend Tehran's involvement in wars overseas. Read More

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SC's Gowdy tapped as House oversight chairman

SC's Gowdy tapped as House oversight chairman

Chaffetz is stepping down June 30 to pursue a private-sector career amid questions about willingness of the Republican Congress to conduct oversight of Trump. Gowdy led the panel for almost two years until it closed down in late 2016. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has a new chairman, and he's no stranger to controversial investigations. Read More

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Former homeless shelter worker among London Bridge terror attack victims

Former homeless shelter worker among London Bridge terror attack victims

A video in the British media showed armed policemen encountering the terrorists, who drove into pedestrians on London Bridge and then stabbed people in the nearby Borough Market . People look at the floral tributes placed at London Bridge to commemorate the victims of Saturday's attack in London , Tuesday, June 6, 2017. "A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts", police said . Read More

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Police name gunman in Melbourne hostage-taking

Police name gunman in Melbourne hostage-taking

Issues around parole and terror responses would be key priorities at Friday's COAG meeting of state and territory leaders in Hobart. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. A man of Somali background was killed in a gun battle with police when he opened fire after taking a woman hostage at an apartment block in the city on Monday night, RTE reported . Read More

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The big name MPs who lost their seats overnight

The big name MPs who lost their seats overnight

Nick Clegg , a former Liberal Democrat leader and deputy prime minister, lost his seat of Sheffield Hallam to Labour's Jared O'Mara in the U.K.'s general election. Sir Vince, who was the business minister in the coalition government, won back his Twickenham seat from the Conservatives with a majority of 9,762. Read More

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British Police Name Third London Attacker

British Police Name Third London Attacker

Police continue to search the Ilford home and a business in Ilford as well, authorities said. "There's an election on Thursday, that's the chance", he said, citing an "appalling" cut in police staffing levels. "We have also provided funding for an increase in the number of armed police officers". Saturday's attack - the third in three months in which the majority of the suspects had been on the radar of security officials - has prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to call for tougher ... Read More

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Rahul arrested on way to protest-hit Mandsaur

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rajkumar Yadav said farmers also staged protests in Harda and Raisen districts while Aam Kisan Union's Kedar Sirohi threatened to unleash road blockades in the state. "I feel there is no need of security forces when it comes to farmers' protest". The farmers' protest in Madhya Pradesh has turned into a political slugfest on Thursday after the death of five people during the agitation, with violence hitting Shajapur district, where mobs torched several vehicles ... Read More

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UAE Seeking 'Change of Policy, Not Regime' in Qatar

The dispute, over Saudi and UAE charges that Doha supports terrorism, triggered outflows of capital from Qatar which, if they persist, could eventually make it harder for authorities to maintain the riyal's peg of 3.64 to the dollar. Turkey, which has a military base in Qatar, also pledged to provide food and water supplies. Mr Trump initially took sides with the Saudi-led group before apparently being nudged into a more even-handed approach when USA defence officials renewed praise of ... Read More

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Former Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond loses seat

During the campaign, Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson had declared it would be an "Ed Balls moment" if her party could eject the SNP's depute leader - referring to Labour's former shadow chancellor losing his seat in 2015. The scale of SNP losses predicted by the exit poll suggested transformative progress by the Scottish Conservatives , who took only one seat in Scotland in 2015 but are projected to win 15 seats in this year's election, according to the exit poll. Read More

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Russian, Saudi diplomats discuss Qatar crisis

The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Wednesday that the country could continue to impose further restrictions on Qatar if the GCC state refused to amend its policies. "We need to put everything in check". The International Monetary Fund said it was too early to assess the economic impact. Russia's state RIA Novosti news agency says the Qatari foreign minister will visit Moscow for talks with his Russian counterpart amid a diplomatic crisis between the ... Read More

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'Islamic State' kills hundreds of fleeing civilians in Mosul, says UN

'Islamic State' kills hundreds of fleeing civilians in Mosul, says UN

The increased level of civilian deaths comes nearly eight months into the offensive to retake the city by pro-government forces, backed by a US -led multinational coalition. In spite of enormous civilian casualties at the hands of U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq and Syria in the past year, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in March that "there is no military force in the world that has proven more sensitive to civilian casualties", according to Reuters . Read More

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UP (Uttar Pradesh) Board Class 10 Result 2017 Out Today | Check upresults

UP (Uttar Pradesh) Board Class 10 Result 2017 Out Today | Check upresults

And here are the simple steps by which you can check your UP Board 10th exam result 2017. The results will mark an important milestone for about 60 lakh students who appeared for the UP board exams this year. The Students managed to tackle the Board Examination and they were very much excited about the UP Intermediate and 10th Board Examination. This year the UP Board Exams were delayed due to assembly elections that were held during the months of February and March which consequently ... Read More

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RBSE 10th Result 2017 Declared by Rajasthan Board @ rajresults

RBSE 10th Result 2017 Declared by Rajasthan Board @ rajresults

The result is out. More than 12 lakh students appeared for 10th Board exam in Rajasthan in the year 2017 and it has been expected that the passing percentage of this year will be 96. Once the result has been shown, download it and take a printout of the same for future reference. Nearly 10.98 lakhs students have appeared for the Rajasthan Board SSC Exams 2017. Read More

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Indian fireworks factory blast leaves 23 people dead

Indian fireworks factory blast leaves 23 people dead

Later that month, five factory workers were burned to death in Jaipur after tons of molten rubber leaked at a tyre unit. "Twenty-three bodies have been found and eight people are injured". According to Yadav, the victims were the workers of the factory and the incident took place when the work was on. The powerful explosion threw away several bodies out of factory, injured woman worker said. Read More

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Grand jury indicts woman in leaked secrets case

Grand jury indicts woman in leaked secrets case

Her mother, Billie Winner-Davis, told HuffPost before the court appearance Thursday she remains skeptical of the FBI's version of events. "She's going to be made an example of". According to the report, "the U.S. Government Agency determined that six individuals printed this reporting". United States intelligence agencies including the NSA and Central Intelligence Agency have fallen victim to several thefts of classified material in recent years, often at the hands of a federal ... Read More

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House passes bill to undo Dodd-Frank financial rules

House passes bill to undo Dodd-Frank financial rules

Democrats are especially concerned about changes proposed for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , a federal agency that says it has returned nearly $12 billion to customers who've been cheated by financial institutions. "You're ignoring the past and you're endangering the future of millions of Americans", Rep. Louise Slaughter , D-N.Y. said of Republicans. Unlike changes to Obama's health care law, making most changes to Dodd-Frank would require 60 votes in the Senate. Read More

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Rescuers find more bodies, death toll hits 146

Rescuers find more bodies, death toll hits 146

More bodies under mudslides on Sunday pulled out by rescuers and the death toll reached to 146 with 112 others go missing in Sri Lanka . About half a million people have been affected . "There are no supplies for the past two days". Those in heavily populated areas in south and central Sri Lanka were told to move away from unstable slopes in case of further slippage of red mud, which has already swallowed many homes. Read More

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