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Author: 0 At least 11 U.S. citizens injured in Kabul blast

The foreign ministry would reassess security in the country by July , and until then Germany would carry out only "voluntarily repatriations and deportations of violent extremists and criminals in individual cases", she said . The blast gouged a crater about 15ft deep near Zanbaq Square in the Wazir Akbar Khan district, where foreign embassies are protected by their own security personnel as well as Afghan police and National Security Forces.

Author: 0 Trump Can Be His Own Worst Enemy

Last week, Trump officials in the Justice Department petitioned the Supreme Court to issue and emergency order reinstating the travel ban and Trump himself was of the mind that the original ban didn't go far enough. In his 5 June tweets, Trump argued that the concessions made in the second order should be reversed. Trump's original tweet compelled Conway to tweet for the first time since retweeting a video about suspending New York Giants star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.

Author: 0 Explosions at Kabul funeral site kill six, injures dozens

Almost hundreds of people attended the funeral ceremony of Salim Ayzedyar son of Alam Ayzedyar, the deputy speaker of the Upper House of parliament. The attack comes three days after a massive blast that claimed 90 lives and only one day after hundreds took to the streets to condemn Afghanistan's lack of security.

Global Comey free to testify before Congress
Author: 0 Comey free to testify before Congress

According to people familiar with those notes, the president in February pressed Comey to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . After Trump fired Comey earlier this month, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller to lead the criminal investigation into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow during the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Arab countries break ties with Qatar

I consider them a host to our very important base at al Udeid."Some 8,000 USA military personnel are stationed at al Udeid in Qatar, the largest US air base in the Middle East and a staging ground for US -led strikes on the Islamic State militant group that has seized parts of Syria and Iraq".

Author: 0 "Americans actively interfere with electoral campaigns of other countries" - Putin

An adviser to Trump's campaign and prominent speaker at the 2016 Republican National Convention, Flynn was sacked less than four weeks after Trump's inauguration after claims that he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States, during the presidential transition.

Global White House allies scramble for ways to counter James Comey
Author: 0 White House allies scramble for ways to counter James Comey

USA senators are set to hear testimony from top security officials on the FBI's probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the US election past year and fallout from the firing of former FBI Director James Comey . If that's true, some on the Intelligence Committee might question why Comey wants to talk to them about Trump but not to the Judiciary Committee. There are plenty of other niggling little questions at the link about the Trump family's approach to charity.

Global Trump's exit from climate pact opens up opportunities
Author: 0 Trump's exit from climate pact opens up opportunities

Days after President Trump announced that he would be pulling the US out of a global agreement to fight climate change , more than 1,200 business leaders , mayors, governors and college presidents have signaled their personal commitment to the goal of reducing emissions.

Global After Trump Tweets About Terror Attack, London Mayor Wants President's Visit Canceled
Author: 0 After Trump Tweets About Terror Attack, London Mayor Wants President's Visit Canceled

Theresa May has finally condemned US President Donald Trump's Twitter attacks on London Mayor Sadiq Khan as "wrong". The US president responded: "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" Johnson said separately: "He is entirely right to say what he said to reassure people of his city about the presence of armed officers on the streets".

Global Family of 3 shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur; no arrests yet
Author: 0 Family of 3 shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur; no arrests yet

Another resident from their locality tried to intervene. A neighbour who attempted to venture in and help Jaiswal was likewise shot at by the assailants however he survived the assault and called the police. Mr. Prasad said Mr. Jaiswal had faced a robbery attempt in the past, when some persons threw chilli powder at him in a bid to rob him of his money.

Author: 0 Trump's tweets are 'official statements': Spicer

Former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify Thursday about his private discussions with Trump and the Russian Federation investigation has lapped into the White House , with questions about the President's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner.

Global Pakistan airline seeks to help passengers stranded in Qatar
Author: 0 Pakistan airline seeks to help passengers stranded in Qatar

Earlier, Saudi Arabia and Arab coalition comprising Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Egypt have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar . " Air India benefited in terms of getting higher number of passengers after the U.S. Media Development Manager of SriLankan Airlines, Deepal Perera, told LBO that the airline will operate all scheduled flights to Doha, Qatar. "We are closely monitoring the situation", said IndiGo in a tweet.

Author: 0 What is spear-phishing, Russia's alleged voter hacking technique?

The documents released to The Intercept provide evidence that Russian cyber intelligence efforts targeted US election officials just before the November presidential election. Investigators rely on all kinds of prints to find suspects - fingerprints, footprints and, in Reality Winner's arrest , invisible prints. Putin said that "it wouldn't make sense" for Russian Federation to interfere with the election.

Author: 0 Britain braces for election in wake of terror attacks

It represents nearly three times May's working majority of 17 at the end of the last parliament. "The expectations of the opinion polls are extremely divergent", said John Curtice , a professor of politics at Strathclyde University in Scotland , who said the outcome could hinge on the turnout among young voters, believed to be overwhelmingly pro-Labour.

Author: 0 Sessions offered to quit amid rising tensions with Trump

Unimportant? A misplaced media obsession? Put that obvious contradiction aside, and you are still left with this fact: The president of the United States is expressing himself directly on the issues of the day via his phone. If it's good enough for the courts, it's good enough for the media. " It's not policy . It's social media". It was, without question, a massive asset for him that the other candidates - particularly in the Republican primaries - didn't enjoy.

Global United States embassy in London directly contradicts Trump's Twitter attack on London's mayor
Author: 0 United States embassy in London directly contradicts Trump's Twitter attack on London's mayor

As Trump was sending his first tweet , a Fox News host asked another guest about the response of London mayor Sadiq Khan's response to the attack. US lawmakers from both political parties criticized Trump for raising the travel ban and assailing Khan. Seven people were killed and almost 50 were injured in a terror attack involving a vehicle striking pedestrians on London Bridge and three attackers stabbing people in nearby Borough Market, authorities said.

Global U.S. urged to act upon its own human rights
Author: 0 U.S. urged to act upon its own human rights

USA envoy to the UN Nikki Haley on Friday wrote in a Washington Post op-ed the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is singling out Israel for relentless condemnations, while truly heinous regimes such as Venezuela and Cuba go scot-free because they are members of the Council.

Author: 0 London police arrest another attack suspect

Seven people were killed in the attack on Saturday night, which was carried out by three men. The admission that at least one of the London Bridge attackers was known to authorities has fuelled a security debate already underway in Britain as the country counts down to an unpredictable election on Thursday.

Global US teen in texting trial wanted attention
Author: 0 US teen in texting trial wanted attention

The prosecution has pointed to a number of text messages sent by Carter to Roy , around the time he got into the cab of his truck, where he killed himself using carbon monoxide produced by fumes from a gas-powered water pump. At one point Roy said he was scared and got out of his auto to call her. They have pointed to phone records and other text messages that suggest the couple were talking on the phone even as Roy was in the auto just before his death.

Author: 0 Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue nuclear buildup

The 14 individuals newly added to the global sanctions blacklist include Cho Il U, who is believed to be in charge of overseas espionage operations, and Jo Wong Won, a close aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as vice director of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea's Organization and Guidance Department.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer won't say whether Trump still has confidence in Jeff Sessions

Donald Trump's tweets aren't official presidential statements or statements of policy - and the media obsesses over them anyway! And the need for this executive order is very clear. The White House had little to add to the president's messages today. Spicer assured reporters Trump "has a full day Thursday". Trump's critics said the president was using the ban for religious discrimination.

Global Mayor of London again calls on Trump to cancel state visit
Author: 0 Mayor of London again calls on Trump to cancel state visit

Trump and Khan have traded criticism since before the real estate mogul was elected U.S. president. When the British press ridiculed Trump's out-of-context quote, the president returned to Twitter to accuse the media of buying the mayor's " pathetic excuse".

Author: 0 Trump lashes out again at London mayor

Khan and Trump share a history of disagreement. On Monday, Trump once again attacked the London mayor. In September, Khan said terrorism is "part and parcel of living in a big city", and in May past year called Trump's views on Muslims "ignorant".

Global At least 35 bodies found at Manila casino
Author: 0 At least 35 bodies found at Manila casino

This story has been corrected to show the currency conversion on the value of the stolen chips to be more than $2 million, not $200,000. According to security footage viewed by police, the gunman entered via the parking lot. Before the attack, he got out of the vehicle and entered the building with his rifle. "She was rattled and ran away". Albayalde also insisted it was not a terrorist attack.

Author: 0 Sangakkara wants 'arrogant' Sri Lanka to challenge India

Sympathising with Tharanga, he felt that the threat of slow-over rate will be a major concern that the entire team must address collectively, with onus on the experienced bowlers, fielders and wicket-keeper to rectify the situation with sustained urgency.

Global DexCom, Inc. (DXCM) Given a $98.00 Price Target at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc
Author: 0 DexCom, Inc. (DXCM) Given a $98.00 Price Target at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc

Market Capitalization if basically the market value of the company's shares outstanding. The volume of the particular stock is the shares bought and sold in a single trading day. The level of current assets indicates DXCM's ability to survive a downturn, which most companies face several times in their life cycle. Ratings analysis reveals 87% of Dexcom's analysts are positive.

Author: 0 The Trump Doctrine Emerges, and It's as Bad as We Thought

President Trump's much-anticipated decision to exit the Paris Agreement on climate change strikes another blow against the current multilateral worldwide order by his administration and reinforces its America First stance toward the world.

Author: 0 SCO summit: Modi may meet Jinping, but not Nawaz Sharif

This isn't a particular concern for India at this summit for at least two reasons. "The resolution of the border disputes has undoubtedly resulted in greater connectivity and economic cooperation between the member states", Deepak added. "China highly appraises this". As of now, the SCO was limited to China, Russia and Central Asia, the inclusion of India and Pakistan will extend the reach of multilateralism to South Asia, thus expanding its diplomatic, economic, cultural, and security ...

Author: 0 Sessions offered in recent months to resign as attorney general

In recent days however, and with fired FBI Director James Comey's Thursday testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee set to once again put the spotlight on the Russian Federation investigation, the White House and Trump have declined to give Sessions a vote of confidence.

Global Trump is not above deceiving his own national security team
Author: 0 Trump is not above deceiving his own national security team

That provision has been used only once - when Europe and Canada came to America's defense in Afghanistan after the September 11, 2001, attacks. Trump reportedly disappointed and surprised his own top staff when he did not reaffirm the Article 5 provision during his speech - a measure that was supported by national security adviser H.R.

Author: 0 British police identify third London Bridge attacker

All three suspects were confronted and shot dead by armed officers within eight minutes of being called, police noted. But British police said he and the third attacker Rachid Redouane , were not known to police or MI5 and there was no prior evidence of an attack plot.

Global London Bridge attacker appeared in Channel 4 doc on 'British jihadis'
Author: 0 London Bridge attacker appeared in Channel 4 doc on 'British jihadis'

There were further claims that he had twice been reported to police over fears about his extremism and that police had last month secretly recorded Islamic State-inspired plotters in Barking talking about mounting a van and knife attack. However, one of the killers had been investigated five times, twice as a high priority, and it said more needed to be done in dealing with low-level suspects.

Global Death toll rises to 100 in Sri Lanka's floods, landslides
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 100 in Sri Lanka's floods, landslides

INS Shardul with medical relief kits and diving teams left from Kerala's Kochi port at 7am and is likely to reach Colombo by tonight. The search operation for the missing were mostly being carried out in Kalutara and Ratnapura, where more than a dozen landslides have been reported , leaving more than 100 houses buried or partially damaged.

Global Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia Investigation
Author: 0 Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia Investigation

Comey did not disclose to Sessions that Mr. Trump had requested that he end the investigation into Flynn, the Times reported , and Comey didn't tell a single official at the Justice Department about his conversation with Mr. Democrats have accused Trump of firing Comey to upend the FBI's Russian Federation probe, which focused in large part on whether campaign aides coordinated with Moscow to hack Democratic groups during the election.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police name two London attackers, say one investigated before

Butt was known to the security services, there had been no evidence of "attack planning". Both Butt and Redouane had been living in Barking, east London, police say. A memorial is planned for 6 p.m. (1 p.m. ET) local time Monday in the capital's Potters Field Park, as the city continues to digest its second attack in two months.

Global Voters expect income tax rise regardless of victor, new polling shows
Author: 0 Voters expect income tax rise regardless of victor, new polling shows

Theresa May's U-turn on capping "dementia tax", just four days after releasing the plan in the Conservative election manifesto , has caused the Labour party's odds of winning the snap election to rapidly shorten. She said opponents and the media had misrepresented the policy proposal which she called part of an important attempt to change the care system in an aging society.

Global Pak rejects allegations of role in Kabul bombing
Author: 0 Pak rejects allegations of role in Kabul bombing

Ghani said, a week after more than 150 people were killed in a truck bombing in Kabul followed by another bombing at their funerals which killed seven more people. Afghan authorities have said Pakistan was involved in the attack, charges denied by Islamabad . "At the same time Pakistan has shown exceptional restraint even when Afghan territory was used for terrorist acts in Pakistan which resulted in massive human losses", the statement said.

Global Trump calls Germans 'bad' but agrees on trade plan with EU
Author: 0 Trump calls Germans 'bad' but agrees on trade plan with EU

US President Donald Trump has "reignited" tensions with his European Union counterparts as he called the Germans " bad, very bad " for their trade surplus with the US. Early reports unfairly characterized Trump's statements as being anti-German, according to White House Economic Adviser Gary Cohn . "Horrible.

Author: 0 London attack: Australia confirms death of two citizens

The 21-year-old nanny has been living in London since March and was last seen on the London Bridge just moments after a van collided with pedestrians . Meanwhile, Ms Zelenak's friends have raised $15,000 via a fundraising page to help with the search and to fly her parents to London . "Our thoughts at this time are with her family, her loved ones and our staff who have lost a dear friend and colleague".

Global General Assembly Passes State Budget
Author: 0 General Assembly Passes State Budget

He called on rank-and-file Republicans in the General Assembly, as well as the business community and the general public, to push for a final budget that more closely reflects the aspirations the governor campaigned on. "Although there are some that I would increase: the Central Intelligence Agency, the FBI, Homeland Security and those, but I don't think that some of our domestic programs are in the same level of urgency as defense is".

Author: 0 In Response To Trump's Tweets, Some US Envoys Push Back - Diplomatically

Sessions' decision to recuse himself in March reportedly infuriated President Trump - anger that, according to ABC News , The New York Times and others, has not yet subsided. Trump learned of the attorney general's decision shortly before Sessions announced it at a news conference. Trump's relationship with Sessions, though, is much stronger and longer-standing than his relationship ever was with Comey.

Author: 0 Trump urges Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

They accused the tiny Gulf state of harbouring extremist groups and suggested Qatari support for the agenda of Saudi Arabia's regional arch-rival Iran. Oil prices fell on concern that the rift would undermine efforts by OPEC to tighten production. In a statement released on Wednesday, UAE's Attorney General Hamad Saif al-Shamsi said sympathising with Qatar was a cybercrime punishable by law.

Author: 0 Jordan lowers diplomatic representation in Qatar

Qatar, a relatively small country jutting into the Persian Gulf, has a border with Saudi Arabia and is vulnerable to its larger neighbor. "They said they would take a hard line on funding... "We are combating the funding for any terrorist group", Qatar foreign minister Mohammed Al Thani told CNN. French President Emmanuel Macron said he was ready to back "all initiatives to encourage calm".

Global MANILA: Police identify lone gunman who killed 36 people in Casino attack
Author: 0 MANILA: Police identify lone gunman who killed 36 people in Casino attack

His immediate family confirmed his identity as Jessie Carlos, a married father of three and former Finance Department employee who owed more than $80,000. He is said to have accumulated a debt of over PHP4 million (US$81,000) due to his gambling addiction. "They will kill people for nothing, not even for a reason".

Author: 0 Third London attacker named as Moroccan-Italian man

Her son and the two other attackers rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge on Saturday, then ran into the Borough Market area, and slit throats and stabbed people indiscriminately before they were shot and killed by police. 2014: " Rachid Redouane " applies for an Irish visa under EU Treaty rights on the basis of marriage to an EU citizen. "Work is ongoing to understand more about them, their connections and whether they were assisted or supported by anyone else".

Global Labour twice as popular than the Tories with the punters
Author: 0 Labour twice as popular than the Tories with the punters

Jeremy Corbyn at the launch in Bradford of the Labour Party manifesto for the General Election. Although he accepted that the party was likely to suffer a historic defeat he stopped short of setting... The Conservatives have branded Labour's plan fiscally irresponsible. This week alone, Jeremy Corbyn's party has accounted for more than double the amount of bets than the Conservative Party to win the most seats on June 8th.

Author: 0 Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges

But while Spicer flaunted Trump's millions of followers, other White House officials have sought to delineate the difference between the tweets and official forms of presidential correspondence. Trump woke up on Monday morning and rattled of a series of tweets that lambasted his own Justice Department, undercut the credibility of his press secretary and attacked the mayor of London, who is now trying to navigate his city though its latest act of terrorism.

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