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Global Ex-CIA chief was concerned about Trump, Russia
Author: 0 Ex-CIA chief was concerned about Trump, Russia

The House committee's subpoenas "will be created to maximize our chance of getting the information that we need", Schiff told reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor . Since his resignation, it has also been learned that the Trump administration had repeatedly dismissed warnings about Mr Flynn, and that Mr Trump had allegedly attempted to get former FBI Director James Comey to stop the investigation into Mr Flynn's role in Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign.

Global Trump Delves Into Arab States Rift with Qatar
Author: 0 Trump Delves Into Arab States Rift with Qatar

A Qatar Airways check-in assistant in Dammam admitted that it was a very grim situation and several hundred passengers in Europe, Americas, South East Asia, subcontinent and Far East were stranded. More than 30 Qatar Airways flights are cancelled to and from Doha. Mr Trump may not have meant to touch off this latest crisis when he aggressively and inaccurately demonised Iran and by implication the Shia as the source of all terrorism in the Middle East and North Africa.

Author: 0 SNP want 50p United Kingdom tax rate to fund £118bn public spending plan

Sturgeon , who runs the semi-autonomous government in Edinburgh, said her lawmakers in the U.K. Parliament will oppose all further welfare cuts, support a rise in the top rate of income tax and no decrease in corporation tax. Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon has launched the party's election manifesto by pledging to "protect the future success of the [agri-food] industry" by fighting for Scotland to remain a member of the single market.

Global Trump weighs in on Qatar rift with Gulf neighbours
Author: 0 Trump weighs in on Qatar rift with Gulf neighbours

Emails obtained and authenticated by HuffPost last week show the United Arab Emirates' ambassador to the US talking explicitly about shutting down the USA base and encouraging former Defense Secretary Bob Gates to publicly criticize Qatar.

Author: 0 Israel Gives Green Light To New West Bank Settlement

The occupation of the Palestinian territories and the Syrian Golan "imposed a heavy humanitarian and development burden on the Palestinian people", many of whom are living in refugee camps, in abject poverty and with little or no prospect of a better life, Guterres said .

Global Mauritania cuts, Jordan downgrades diplomatic ties with Qatar
Author: 0 Mauritania cuts, Jordan downgrades diplomatic ties with Qatar

The terse statement said the two leaders also discussed bilateral cooperation and highly assessed the results of a meeting of an inter-government commission in April. He appeared to take a more measured tone during a call with Saudi Arabia's King Salman. "Efforts to isolate Qatar. will not solve any problem", said Erdogan, praising Doha's "cool-headedness" and "constructive approach".

Author: 0 Trump takes sides, supports Saudis in conflict with Qatar

The Pentagon, meanwhile, said operations at the Al Udeid Air Base, 20 miles southwest of the Qatari capital of Doha, were not affected. The country has only around 270,000 citizens, but is the world's biggest producer of liquefied natural gas, sharing a vast underwater field with Iran.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande shares her best moments from One Love Manchester

The show saw performances from big pop acts from both sides of the Atlantic, including local heroes Take That and Liam Gallagher , along with Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry , Justin Bieber , Little Mix , Coldplay , the Black Eyed Peas , and Grande.

Author: 0 Siding against ally Qatar, Trump injects US into Arab crisis

The nations said they planned to cut air and sea traffic to Qatar . President Donald Trump sided with Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries Tuesday in a deepening diplomatic crisis with Qatar, appearing to endorse the accusation that the oil-rich Persian Gulf nation is funding terrorist groups.

Author: 0 Yomiuri: Japan Mulls Law Enabling Seizing of N. Korean Ships

The US and Australia say they oppose China's artificial island construction and militarisation of the South China Sea , saying it can not use its economic power to "buy its way out" of problems. The court of arbitration found China had "no historical rights" to the territory. Uncertainty over THAAD was discussed during the Monday visit of US Vice Admiral James Syring, the director for the US Missile Defense Agency.

Global Trump funneled cash meant for kids with cancer to his businesses
Author: 0 Trump funneled cash meant for kids with cancer to his businesses

In 2005, the hospital opened its Eric Trump Foundation Surgical and ICU Center with support from the foundation and Eric. Per Forbes , Eric "has hosted this event for ten years on behalf of the St. However, the report that the foundation may have been used to funnel outside donations to the Donald J. Trump Foundation to the very much for-profit Trump Organization seem to renew concerns over the presidential family's business practices.

Global Nurse Killed in London Bridge Terror Attack 'Ran Towards Danger'
Author: 0 Nurse Killed in London Bridge Terror Attack 'Ran Towards Danger'

Neighbors described Butt as an avid weightlifter and Transport for London confirmed he worked for London Underground in customer service before leaving last October. Thomas' girlfriend was struck and seriously injured by the van. "I wish I could have grabbed her hand". Channel Nine reported the family of the 28-year-old, who was living and working in London , were "very distressed" and had been provided with assistance.

Global British Police Name Third Attacker From Saturday's Rampage In London
Author: 0 British Police Name Third Attacker From Saturday's Rampage In London

The department adds that while Butt "was known to the police and MI5", the agencies had no reason to believe he was involved in planning the attack . She stressed the importance of flagging suspicious behaviour to police, noting some of the suspects were already known to police. The BBC reported that police arrested a man who "was handcuffed and had his shirt off" after the van traveled from central London toward the south end of the River Thames.

Global Major energy firms plead with Trump to stay in Paris
Author: 0 Major energy firms plead with Trump to stay in Paris

The decision was a reversal of the Obama administration's announcement a year ago that the US would enter the agreement, and most of the rest of the world has also signed on. It was signed by more than 190 countries and has been fully joined, in a legal sense, by over 140 so far. "The U.S. labor movement will continue to urge the United States to stay in the agreement so we can achieve the best outcomes for America's workers".

Author: 0 Trump Sides With Saudis, Other Arab Nations Against Qatar

Qatar has long denied funding extremists, and its Foreign Minister struck a defiant tone in interviews following the fallout, even after anxious residents emptied grocery stores in its capital, Doha. In the same week as Mr Trump's Riyadh speech, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE blocked Qatari news sites, including Al Jazeera. Russian hackers planted a fake news report on Qatar's state news site that contributed to the breakdown of diplomatic ties among several Gulf states, CNN ...

Global USA will hopefully rethink its decision on Paris climate agreement: Rajnath Singh
Author: 0 USA will hopefully rethink its decision on Paris climate agreement: Rajnath Singh

Modi said India has traditionally been respecting nature and desisted from exploiting it while addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum. But he broke the nation's promise to America's children and grandchildren to leave them a better world. Leaders of 211 cities have declared themselves " Climate Mayors " and promised to work toward the Paris targets .

Author: 0 Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

Speaking at a clean energy forum in Beijing, Brown added that China was capable of driving world standards for automobile emissions. Most Americans oppose President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , with a majority saying the move will damage the United States' global leadership, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

Global CNN analyst apologizes for calling trump a piece of s
Author: 0 CNN analyst apologizes for calling trump a piece of s

Others made racist and xenophobic remarks. Allowing Aslan to continue to have any association with the network is not only embarrassing to CNN , but insulting to their viewers. Responding a tweet by author and Obama critic Dinesh D'Souza, he fired off this beaut: "Hey Dinesh". He responded to a Happy Mother's Day tweet by House Speaker Paul Ryan by screeching: "Except of course Syrian moms fleeing war, famine, and genocide with their starving children.

Global Mike Bloomberg pledges $15 million for climate research
Author: 0 Mike Bloomberg pledges $15 million for climate research

It also remains to be seen how the large group will deal with competing personalities all of whom may want to be seen as the face of USA efforts to address climate change . "The Paris Agreement is good for the United States economy & the environment". German Chancellor Angela Merkel was among the world leaders who tried and failed to convince Trump to stay true to Obama's promises.

Author: 0 US contractor arrested after leak of Russia hacking report

Here is the report . A United States intelligence contractor has been charged with sending a classified report alleging Russian interference in last year's election to the news media, the first criminal leak case under President Donald Trump .

Author: 0 California, China sign climate deal after Trump's Paris exit

The Paris climate agreement was a diplomatic coup that brought all but two of the worlds countries together under the leadership of the United States . Trump announced the United States exit from the 190-plus nation pact last week, drawing strong criticism from allies in Europe who vowed to turn to China and other countries as partners to implement the 2015 deal.

Global London Police ID Two of the Perpetrators of Saturday's Terrorist Attack
Author: 0 London Police ID Two of the Perpetrators of Saturday's Terrorist Attack

Two people in Barking, east London , had also raised concerns about Butt, the BBC's home affairs correspondent Dominic Casciani said. May said Monday the police and counter-terrorism operations were adequately funded and staffed and that the official threat level was to remain at "severe", meaning an attack was highly likely.

Global Kerr returns, leads Warriors in 132-113 rout
Author: 0 Kerr returns, leads Warriors in 132-113 rout

The Warriors won their 14th consecutive playoff game, an National Basketball Association record, and seized a 2-0 lead over the Cavaliers in the best-of-seven championship series, which continues Wednesday and Friday in Cleveland . No other player has more than two. Any sentimental boost in any seven-game championship series is obviously of massive value, but in Kerr's case the game-time decision was especially meaningful given concerns he might never be able to coach again.

Author: 0 UK's May says ready to curb human rights laws to fight extremism

I mean making it easier for the authorities to deport foreign terror suspects to their own countries. Seven people were killed and almost 50 were injured on Saturday when three attackers drove into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people nearby with knives.

Global Indian minister hopes U.S. could rethink over decision on Paris deal
Author: 0 Indian minister hopes U.S. could rethink over decision on Paris deal

Kerry invoked his successor as secretary of state, who also opposed the US pulling out of the accord. Haley's comments come two days after Trump announced he would pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement , a landmark deal that aims to curb fossil fuels and mitigate global warming.

Global Economic growth slows but not as bad as feared
Author: 0 Economic growth slows but not as bad as feared

It has now been almost 26 years - or 103 quarters - since Australia had a technical recession, defined as two consecutive quarters of negative growth. The household saving ratio fell to 4.7 in the March quarter, half the rate it was in March quarter 2013. "We did escape a negative number which is good news but really we're seeing broad based weakness in both business and consumer spending at the moment", David Bassanese, chief economist at BetaShares Capital, said on CNBC's " Squawk Box ".

Author: 0 Manuel Noriega, former Panamanian dictator, dead at 83

While in prison he was convicted in absentia in France of money laundering and sentenced to seven years. In January of this year, a court granted him house arrest to prepare for surgery on the tumor. -March 1988: Coup attempt against Noriega fails. While he ensured the defense of the Panama Canal , he also forged alliances with drug lords, and facilitated trafficking of drugs into the USA, drawing the anger of the US government.

Global Trump says he's been told Qatar was funding radicalism
Author: 0 Trump says he's been told Qatar was funding radicalism

The tweet could pose difficulties for the U.S. in explaining why it remains in Qatar, host to the one of the Pentagon's largest military bases in the Middle East and a linchpin in the campaign against ISIS. The island nation of Maldives announced later Monday that it, too, would cut ties to Qatar. Football's governing body Fifa has said it remains in regular contact with Qatar, which will host the 2022 World Cup.

Global Bill Cosby trial: Mother recounts call from distraught daughter
Author: 0 Bill Cosby trial: Mother recounts call from distraught daughter

Cosby's hand groping my breasts under my shirt, and I also felt his hand inside my vagina moving in and out, and I felt him take my hand and place it on his penis and move it back and forth". Cosby is alleged to have given Constand three unmarked blue pills. After a year and a half of cordial friendship, they met at Cosby's home in suburban Philadelphia .

Global Trump renews attack on Sadiq Khan, demands tougher vetting of
Author: 0 Trump renews attack on Sadiq Khan, demands tougher vetting of

On Monday, Clinton called for strengthened ties with global allies - a clear contrast with Trump, who has in recent days alarmed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies and withdrawn the United States from a Paris climate accord. It's "wrong" for people, including US President Donald Trump , to say otherwise, she said. She says the idea that Trump is going after Khan because he's a Muslim is "utterly ridiculous".

Global Feds Give PA One Month 'Grace Period' On Real ID Deadline
Author: 0 Feds Give PA One Month 'Grace Period' On Real ID Deadline

The state's Real ID compliance extension expires Tuesday, but DPS officials said Oklahoma has been granted a five-week "grace period" while the U.S. Department of Homeland Security continues processing the state's application for a formal extension.

Author: 0 California, China defy US climate retreat with new cleantech tie-up

In a recent list of the 25 cleanest cities in the world, the only country to boast three cities among the cleanest on the planet was the United States. He said he is open to joint ventures with China on electric vehicles and sees more Chinese businesses coming to California as a result of his visit.

Global Nearly 300000 evacuated as cyclone approaches Bangladesh
Author: 0 Nearly 300000 evacuated as cyclone approaches Bangladesh

All flights to Chittagong and river transports in Bangladesh have been suspended until further notice ahead of the cyclone. The districts at risk were Cox's Bazar, Chittagong, Noakhali, Lakshmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Barguna, Patuakhali, Bhola, Barisal and Pirojpur.

Global 3rd London Bridge attacker named as Youssef Zaghba
Author: 0 3rd London Bridge attacker named as Youssef Zaghba

Zaghba was "not a police or MI5 subject of interest", it added, an assertion that seemed to conflict with accounts in the Italian media. This is a developing story. But London Mayor Sadiq Khan, describing himself as "a proud and patriotic British Muslim", slapped down those who invoked Islam to justify acts of murder.

Global Philippine military launches new air raids in Islamist battle
Author: 0 Philippine military launches new air raids in Islamist battle

Speaking to reporters, AFP spokesperson Restituto Padilla Jr. explained that both parties have to first thoroughly discuss the appropriate parameters and protocols before they could join forces in quelling Marawi crisis. He is on the United States government's list of most-wanted terrorists. "They are still fighting and are still using high-powered firearms". "There are places that we use as passageways to enemy territory - when we reach those areas, sometimes we see old people who ...

Author: 0 Police name 2 London attackers, say 1 was known to authorities

Taking Khan's comments out of context , Trump tweeted on Sunday morning: "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" Both of the men resided in Barking, an East London suburb.

Global Oil slips on worries Mideast rift could undermine OPEC cuts
Author: 0 Oil slips on worries Mideast rift could undermine OPEC cuts

Most recently, the August contract for Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, fell 0.24% to $49.35 a barrel on London's ICE Futures exchange. The initial six-month deal to curb output had been due to run till the end of this month. "The OPEC agreement stands and is highly unlikely to change because of tension with Qatar". David Wech, managing director of Vienna-based consultancy JBC Energy, agreed: "We do not see too much cause for concern at this point regarding potential risk to the ...

Global 4th Circuit Upholds Injunction of Trump's Muslim Ban
Author: 0 4th Circuit Upholds Injunction of Trump's Muslim Ban

On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for 4th Circuit on Thursday upheld the injunction against Donald Trump's revised travel ban against six Muslim-majority nations, calling it unconstitutional. refugee admissions. The fact that the President issued EO-2 without extensive input from national security agencies also supported the court's conclusion that the order's primary goal was not national security.

Author: 0 Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) Shares Bought by Henderson Group PLC

Cim Investment Mangement Inc. boosted its stake in Kinder Morgan by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. portfolio. Still, Ian Anderson, president of Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd., sounded optimistic. "The decision has been made", Alberta New Democratic Premier Rachel Notley told reporters, saying British Columbia's economy could not just rely on an overheated property market and ...

Author: 0 Ariana Grande to release charity single of Somewhere Over The Rainbow

The below picture shows one of the dancers getting the bee tattooed on his ribcage. Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester concert on Sunday was watched by more than ten million people on BBC One . She also performed her own heartfelt renditions of Over The Rainbow and One Last Time . In all, the event reportedly generated more than $9 million for the victims of the terror attack that took place at Ariana Grande's " Dangerous Woman World Tour" stop in Manchester last month .

Author: 0 'DohaUnderSiege' twitter handle pokes fun at Qatar crisis

Those countries announced Monday they were cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar, a move that ricocheted across the region as airlines suspended flights, ports closed to Qatari ships and anxious residents started stockpiling food. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt announced the suspension of all flights to and from Qatar as of Tuesday morning. The U.S. envoy to Qatar, Dana Shell Smith, retweeted on Monday a message from October in which she praised the U.S.

Global Trump asked National Intelligence head Coats to intervene in Comey's Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trump asked National Intelligence head Coats to intervene in Comey's Russian Federation probe

The associates have told US news outlets that Comey felt like Trump was trying to pressure him in an unacceptable way, a conclusion he is certain to be asked about when he appears before the Senate panel. In a tweet days after the sacking, he appeared to warn Mr Comey that he might have recordings of their private discussions, something the White House has neither confirmed nor denied.

Global Saudi Arabia revokes operating licence of Qatar Airways
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia revokes operating licence of Qatar Airways

Adrian J.T. Rankine-Galloway said the US military had "no plans to change our posture in Qatar". "It's exceptionally quiet, nearly eerie". Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani had been due to make a speech Monday, but it was postponed after Kuwait made last-minute efforts to try to resolve the dispute, Qatar's Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said.

Author: 0 Robbery gone wrong: Gunman torches Philippine casino, at least 36 killed

Terrorist outfit Islamic State has claimed the Philippines casino attack that killed at least 37 people. A statement released by ISIS' Amaq news agency said "Islamic State fighters carried out" the attack. Dela Rosa said security footage showed the gunman ignoring a guard who tried to question him at the entrance to the complex. It was not clear how he smuggled the gasoline and rifle into the crowded casino.

Global Qatar crisis undermines stability in Middle East region
Author: 0 Qatar crisis undermines stability in Middle East region

Meanwhile, Qatar Airways confirmed that it had suspended flights to Saudi Arabia. The United States has major military bases in Qatar but at the same time, the country wants to maintain close ties with its ally Saudi Arabia. "This crisis has the potential to undermine Qatar's food security interests given that the emirate relies on fellow GCC states for importing food, of which Qatar produces virtually none of its own", he said by email.

Global Education regulator to replace UGC, AICTE
Author: 0 Education regulator to replace UGC, AICTE

Recommendations have been made earlier by various committees set up by the government. The decision to go ahead with this radical change, long advocated by experts but never implemented, was taken after a meeting on education chaired by the prime minister in early March.

Global Trump lashes out at London mayor
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at London mayor

Shortly after Saturday's attacks and before they were confirmed as terrorist events, Trump took to Twitter to say "we need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety". Khan has reportedly also said Trump was wrong about "many things" and that his state visit to the United Kingdom should not go ahead. Many of us in Boston remember quite clearly the day in 2013 that then-British Prime Minister David Cameron visited the Marathon bombing site, four weeks after the attack, standing on ...

Author: 0 Republican wins the Montana special elections despite punching reporter in the face

Gianforte's victory is a boost for Republicans, who are anxious Trump's political stumbles and increasing unpopularity may cost the party its House majority in 2018 elections. Gianforte's campaign later issued a statement , seemingly contradicted by the audio, saying it was Jacobs who had been "aggressive". Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, jumped into headlines across the U.S.

Global Saudi Arabia, Bahrain revoke Qatar Airways licences
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia, Bahrain revoke Qatar Airways licences

Still, the minister struck a defiant tone, vowing his nation rejected those "trying to impose their will on Qatar or intervene in its internal affairs". He also called the suspension of ties with Qatar "the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" "Many of Qatar Airways' flights to southern Europe and Africa pass through Saudi Arabia", the site said.

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