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Global Obama has private dinner with Trudeau in Montreal
Author: 0 Obama has private dinner with Trudeau in Montreal

Michel Leblanc, president of the Montreal Chamber of Commerce , "refused to say how much they paid for Obama's visit or what other conditions might have led to their winning bid", according to the Star . In another not-so-veiled reference to the current (part-time) White House resident's stance on immigration, Obama said , "I believe we can not unwind integration".

Author: 0 Philippine forces make gains in besieged city

Up to 2,000 residents are trapped in areas held by the militants, according to the local government, and the International Committee of the Red Cross has voiced alarm that they will be caught in the bombing raids or crossfire. Some troops tried to eliminate Maute snipers on Monday as others guarded deserted streets, taken back block by block. Soganub, wearing a black shirt and pants, said the militants had the right to practice their faith and enforce Islamic laws in the city.

Global Putin denies U.S. election meddling, says he barely met Mike Flynn
Author: 0 Putin denies U.S. election meddling, says he barely met Mike Flynn

In her video preview, Kelly said she also asked Putin if he had "something damaging" on Trump. "You people over there ... good job". But I'm not sure viewers learned much that was new. national security adviser Michael Flynn when they sat together at a Moscow dinner in 2015, according to USA media. "That sums up my entire acquaintance with Mr.

Global '16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss
Author: 0 '16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

The first Latvian woman to reach a Grand Slam semifinal in the professional era, Ostapenko credits her strong footwork to a hobby, ballroom dancing (she prefers the samba). He's breaking through so many things right now. That other noted multiple Grand Slam victor John McEnroe, told BBC Sport that he found Djokovic's capitulation "inexplicable", adding: "he basically gave up".

Author: 0 Important milestones in Qatar's history amid Gulf rift

Trump said on Twitter. In a series of early-morning tweets, Trump appeared to endorse the accusation that the small, gas-rich kingdom funds terrorist groups, a serious allegation against a strategic USA partner that hosts a base with some 10,000 American troops.

Global Futures lower as Middle East tensions weigh on oil
Author: 0 Futures lower as Middle East tensions weigh on oil

Oil prices remain about 8 percent lower than before OPEC and its non-OPEC allies said they were extending output cuts until March 2018. OPEC shipped an average of 26.4 million bpd in the last three months of 2016. Crude prices on Tuesday may also have been buoyed by a Bloomberg survey showing that USA crude inventories probably declined by 3.25 million barrels last week; also, contango, whereby the near-term contract trades at a discount to those for expiration later, narrowed ...

Author: 0 Legal experts analyze weight of Trump's comments to FBI director

In his seven-page testimony, Comey wrote that he found Trump's intervention "very concerning", reported The Guardian . Comey also alleges that the President asked him to stop investigating ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn and to publicly declare that Trump was not under investigation.

Author: 0 James Comey's testimony proves Trump obstructed justice, says senior legal analyst

Trump asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other top government officials to leave the Oval Office on February 14 before urging Comey to drop the investigation of Flynn. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters aboard Air Force One that the president was "very focused on his agenda" in spite of the distractions.

Global Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk
Author: 0 Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk

She is scheduled for a detention hearing on June 8. BEGNAUD: Her stepfather says the charges she's facing are an insult to her and her nation. "She started doing sub stuff but eventually - she was so reliable - I gave her two classes". The mother and stepfather of the NSA contractor who reportedly admitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation she leaked classified information from the Trump administration say their daughter is a " patriot ".

Author: 0 New Jersey Votes: A Changing of The Guard in the Garden State?

Gov. Kim Guadagno , got the GOP nod in the battle to replace the unpopular governor. Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno will face off November 7 in one of only two governor's races this year, along with Virginia, with Democrats hopeful their promised anti-Trump agenda and voter registration advantage will propel them to victory and jump-start a 2018 congressional comeback.

Author: 0 Qatar's sympathisers could face up to 15 years of prison

Still, the official says the U.S.is working to address the conflict and ensure the USA and its Arab partners remain united in their efforts to right extremism and terrorism. Regional powers have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism; more specifically Sunni extremists, the Egypt-banned Muslim Brotherhood and the Shi'a-led government of Iran.

Global DU ranked among top 10 universities in India
Author: 0 DU ranked among top 10 universities in India

The noticeable trend is the increasing worldwide competition chipping away at the dominance of U.S. and United Kingdom universities. Six of its universities placed in the top 100. But Canadian universities are facing intense competition internationally, not just from established names in the United States and Europe, but also from newer institutions in Asia and South Asia.

Global People Are Rewriting James Comey's Testimony In Devastatingly Comical Ways
Author: 0 People Are Rewriting James Comey's Testimony In Devastatingly Comical Ways

Trump's personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz highlighted Comey's statements in the testimony that he had told Trump twice and congressional leaders once that the President was not a target of the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. He also will say that Trump sought repeatedly to get him to publicly declare that the president was not under investigation. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said it's standard practice for executive branch officials, such as the ones who testified, to ...

Global Five farmers die in shooting at protest rally in India
Author: 0 Five farmers die in shooting at protest rally in India

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was stopped at the Madhya Pradesh border on Thursday and stopped from entering the state when he tried to visit Mandasaur, according to media reports. But district official SK Singh said an investigation has been ordered after police denied that they opened fire on the protesters. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the government would write off the loans of farmers who have defaulted on payments.

Global UK PM May's lead remains 1 percent point: Survation poll
Author: 0 UK PM May's lead remains 1 percent point: Survation poll

While Corbyn leapt to his Labour colleague's defense, Theresa May has repeatedly refused to stand up to the USA president despite intense media questioning, just as she failed to rebuke him when Trump pulled out of the Paris climate accord last week.

Global Rahul denied permission to visit Mandsaur: Congress
Author: 0 Rahul denied permission to visit Mandsaur: Congress

Unconfirmed reports said that mobs pelted stones and attempted arson in Suvasra and Chandukhedi areas of Ujjain. On Tuesday, during an agitation, 5 farmers, who were demanding fair price and loan waiver, were killed by security forces' firing.

Global Rahul Gandhi arrested amid high drama, lashes out at Modi
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi arrested amid high drama, lashes out at Modi

Earlier, Divisional Commissioner M B Ojha had said that Internet services might also be restored. The farmers' agitation in Mandsaur district further intensified with protestors setting at least eight to ten vehicles on fire today. The minister's remarks assume significance as the authorities had been claiming that the police had not fired during protests at Pipliamandi in Mandsaur district in which five farmers were killed two days ago.

Author: 0 UAE Threatens 15-year Jail Term for Anyone Showing Sympathy Toward Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain severed diplomatic relations with Qatar in a coordinated move on Monday, accusing it of backing Islamist militants and Iran . "Such a Trumpification of relations with one another is particularly risky in a region that is already rife with crises", he said, in apparent reference to US President Donald Trump's divisive and confusing statements.

Global Hezbollah threatens to strike US in Syria over 'red lines'
Author: 0 Hezbollah threatens to strike US in Syria over 'red lines'

The Raqqa assault overlaps with the final stages of the US -backed attack to recapture Islamic State's capital in Iraq , the city of Mosul . Yesterday, in the aftermath of ISIS-inspired attacks in London and Paris, the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces began the long-awaited assault on ISIS' capital Raqqa.

Author: 0 UAE bans sympathy for Qatar with jail threat

Gargash said: "What he said in public, in tweets, is what is being said privately by American politicians, by European politicians, by Arab politicians". Saudi Arabia then cited the false item as part of its reason for instituting a diplomatic and economic blockade against Qatar, the report said. Bahrain's foreign minister, keeping up the pressure on Qatar in a deepening Arab row, reiterated on Thursday a demand that Doha distance itself from Iran and stop support for "terrorist ...

Global Confidence in Qatar's state finances has been shaken by its diplomatic row
Author: 0 Confidence in Qatar's state finances has been shaken by its diplomatic row

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said isolating Qatar would not resolve any problems. Trump's tweets raise questions about whether he either implictly or actively encouraged Saudi Arabia and the UAE to isolate Qatar during his trip to Riyadh two weeks ago, said Helima Croft, global head of commodities strategy at RBC Capital Markets.

Author: 0 UK PM May's election eve poll lead widens

Theresa May this morning cast her ballot in the General Election she hopes will return her to No 10 with a bigger majority. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP). "I can only build that better country and get the right deal in Brussels with the support of the British people", she said. "So whoever you have voted for in the past, if that is the future you want then vote Conservative today and we can all go forward together".

Author: 0 Iran forcefully rejected Trump's 'repugnant' condolences for the deadly attacks in Tehran

Four gunmen dressed as women burst into the parliament building. "ISIS has expressed a growing interest in conducting attacks on the Iranian homeland", the official said, using an acronym for the militant group. Several police snipers could be seen on the rooftops of buildings around the parliament. The attacks drew condemnation from Iran's allies - and also from the United States .

Author: 0 Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar, revokes license of Al Jazeera

The U.S. military began moving into Al Udeid not long after the September 11 terrorist attacks when Saudi Arabia asked the Americans to leave. The two leaders spoke by phone after Saudi Arabia and its regional allies severed diplomatic ties with Qatar accusing the tiny Gulf nation of funding Islamist groups.

Global UK voters go to the polls
Author: 0 UK voters go to the polls

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has attempted to return her campaign's focus to what she would see as the core issue - Brexit . (Victoria Jones/PA via AP). Support for the Conservatives has been hit by a controversy over social care for the elderly, alienating some traditional Conservative supporters. Convicted people "detained in pursuance of their sentences" as well as people found guilty in the last 5 years "of corrupt or illegal practices in connection with an election" can not vote ...

Global South Korea: North Korea fires several short-range missiles
Author: 0 South Korea: North Korea fires several short-range missiles

NORTH Korea fired what appeared to be multiple land-to-ship missiles off its east coast today, South Korea's military said. A USA defense official confirmed a launch had been detected but told CNN the Pentagon was unlikely to release a statement as these were not ballistic missiles capable of posing a long-range threat.

Global Qatar releases initial report into alleged hack
Author: 0 Qatar releases initial report into alleged hack

Late Tuesday, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said on Qatar-based Al Jazeera television that his country was ready for global mediation, adding that the emir had postponed a national speech on the crisis to leave Kuwait more room to "proceed and communicate with the parties to the crisis and to try to contain the issue".

Global UK PM May's lead over Labour holds at 8 points: Panelbase poll
Author: 0 UK PM May's lead over Labour holds at 8 points: Panelbase poll

Six weeks ago, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election made sense. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP). Britain's Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron gestures to supporters while on the General Election campaign trail in Twickenham London Wednesday, June 7, 2017 .

Global Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake calls on PM Narendra Modi
Author: 0 Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake calls on PM Narendra Modi

Sri Lanka will not allow "offensive weapons" from any country in its waters, the island nation's Foreign Minister has said. Local media reported earlier that Karunanayake had met Chinese Ambassador Yi Xianliang on Monday and thanked him for the assistance given by China following devastating floods and landslides.

Author: 0 Putin Tells Qatar's Emir Russia Wants Diplomatic Solution to Crises

The FBI quickly responded by sending a team to Qatar's capital Doha and told CNN it suspected Russian hackers were behind falsely attributed comments. The call came after a senior Saudi royal arrived in Kuwait with a message from the Saudi king. An Omani diplomat traveled to Qatar on Monday. "Let me say it's impossible", she said.

Author: 0 Italian of Moroccan Descent Named as Third London Terror Attacker

But that did not stop the questions to May about police numbers during her time as interior minister. A Met Police spokesperson told CNN that an investigation into Butt started in the summer of 2015, during which police received a call to the anti-terror hotline.

Author: 0 Socceroos oblivious to pressure ahead of Adelaide qualifier: Irvine

However things have looked up in the past 18 months under the tutelage of Dutch coach Bert Van Marwijk , the man who guided the Netherlands to the World Cup final in South Africa in 2010. An away win would put the Saudis in the box seat for a spot in Russian Federation, while a win for Australia would erode the Saudis goal difference and put the Socceroos in front of them.

Author: 0 Trump Feels 'Completely and Totally Vindicated' by Comey's Testimony

Republicans say former FBI Director James Comey's testimony is obvious vindication for an embattled President Donald Trump . Comey said that once before Trump's inauguration, and again at the January dinner, he assured the president that he was not personally under investigation .

Author: 0 Will the pound surge or slump during the General election?

Polling stations have opened for British voters to choose their members of parliament in a snap election called by Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May . As May vowed to bring in new anti-terror measures, Corbyn criticized cuts to the police under the Conservatives, which saw the number of officers plummet by nearly 20,000 between 2010 and 2016.

Author: 0 Trump names new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief; Comey gives testimony

Trump: "That's what I want, honest loyalty". Deputy U.S. Attorney General James B. Comey (C) speaks along with assistant attorney general Christopher Wray (R) and U.S. "One of the things it does, it gets it out there, but it also gives the members of the committee that he'll be before tomorrow overnight to really sharpen their questions, and you might say cross-examination".

Author: 0 Comey to Congress: Trump expected 'loyalty'

In his testimony , which rocked Washington , D.C., Comey said Trump asked him several times for "loyalty", and asked him to back away from a probe of national security adviser Michael Flynn . Comey's wording about his conversations with Trump is precise. "I could be wrong, but I took him to be focusing on what had just happened with Flynn's departure and the controversy around his account of his phone calls", Comey said.

Global Alleged Leaker's Parents Fear Trump Will Be Tough On Case
Author: 0 Alleged Leaker's Parents Fear Trump Will Be Tough On Case

New evidence from a leaked intelligence document suggests that foreign adversaries are exploring ways to attack it anyway. Winner's social media profiles (her Facebook page was taken down on Tuesday) show a socially-conscious twenty-something who loved to post photos of her pets and weightlifting sessions in between calls for solidarity with Dakota Access pipeline protesters and action on everything from climate change to police reform.

Author: 0 Trump eases Qatar critique, offers to mediate Gulf spat

Turkish officials have said as many as 3,000 Turkish troops could be deployed in Qatar. It warned it could further lower Qatar's rating "if additional or more severe restrictions from either Saudi Arabia and the group of states, or from additional trade partners, are announced".

Global USA senate releases former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief's statement before hearing
Author: 0 USA senate releases former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief's statement before hearing

Now he is not. It says only that Trump "made a long series of comments about the problem with leaks of classified information..." in a February 14 meeting between Comey and the president in the Oval Office . Trump announced on Twitter his plans to nominate Christopher A. Wray, the former assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department's criminal division, to be the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

Author: 0 U.K. Holds Minute of Silence Honoring Victims of London Terror Attack

The other two attackers were identified as Khurum Butt, a 27-year-old whose extremist views had been reported to police, and 30-year-old Rachid Redouane , also known as Rachid Elkhdar, a Moroccan pastry chef. Questions remain over whether investigators had the resources to look into complaints such as those leveled by Butt's neighbors about his attempts to radicalize children and whether crucial opportunities were missed that could have saved lives.

Author: 0 Brazil condemns terrorist attacks in Iran

The statement was released Wednesday from the White House. The six known assailants were also killed, and five other suspects have been detained so far. Speaking earlier on Wednesday, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called for global unity against violent extremism. The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the attacks and threatened to stage more.

Author: 0 Indonesia diverts pilgrims to other airlines after Qatar Airways fallout

It also arranged three charter flights from Jeddah to Muscat to bring back stranded Qatar Airways passengers to Doha . An Iranian civil aviation official said Qatari aircraft bound for Europe or Africa can fly over Iran's territory as of Tuesday, after four regional Arab states chose to suspend diplomatic ties with the Doha government and suspend air transport with Qatar.

Author: 0 FM: Qatar ready for dialogue to solve crisis

Reports say Iran and Turkey are also planning to airlift food and water into the country as supplies run low. President Donald Trump has set his sights on Qatar - a key ally in the fight against ISIS and the location of a massive USA military presence - in a series of tweets Tuesday and praised the move from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen to severe ties with the small Arab country.

Global Greece condemns ISIS attack in Iran
Author: 0 Greece condemns ISIS attack in Iran

Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran have had strained relations throughout their history and have been involved in a sectarian feud for more than 1,000 years. A few senators pleaded for a delay until next week of the previously scheduled vote in light of the attacks in Iran. "I escaped towards the parliament, and was shot in the leg while running", he said.

Author: 0 This Is How Much Ariana Grande Raised For Manchester

Opening with " Be Alright ", she also performed " Break Free ". The British Red Cross has also organized fundraising efforts for victims of all recent United Kingdom terror attacks - including the most recent one in London . The show is being broadcast live across the globe. Grande returned to Manchester on Sunday night for a benefit concert in aid of the victims of the attack.

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