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Author: 0 Tehran attackers fought for ISIS, Iran says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said that as the Iran legislation moves forward, lawmakers will have an opportunity to offer amendments that would authorize new sanctions on Russian Federation. Iran's intelligence ministry published pictures of five terrorists involved in the Tehran attacks that took place on June 7. French President Emmanuel Macron called his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, and apparently discussed expanding "cooperation in the fight against ...

Global EFF says DA is 'playing' with Zille suspension
Author: 0 EFF says DA is 'playing' with Zille suspension

Zille had a "special duty" to protect the party's interests as a former leader, and her statements were at odds with that. "Whilst I have been profoundly hurt by the way this matter has been handled by Fedex and the unfounded accusations that are being levelled against me by the leadership now, which I can only style as a vindictive and personal campaign against me, I have no intention of participating on a DA Fedex or Federal Council under current circumstances".

Author: 0 UAE says to jail Qatar sympathizers for up to 15 years

Moscow on Wednesday, June 7 dismissed allegations that Russian hackers helped spark the diplomatic crisis around Qatar , after CNN reported that USA officials believed they planted a false news story, Reuters says. The Kuwaiti leader went to the UAE and Qatar on Wednesday for talks on the crisis and is now back in Kuwait. Turkey, which works closely with Qatar in the energy sector, has walked a fine line between defending Qatar and abstaining from openly antagonising Saudi ...

Global French gov't: Notre Dame police attacker a doctoral student
Author: 0 French gov't: Notre Dame police attacker a doctoral student

Hundreds were holed up inside the cathedral, and photos on social media showed people with their hands in the air. France is still in a state of emergency after the November 2015 Paris attacks that killed 130 people. While authorities urged people to stay away from the area and some took refuge inside the cathedral. Among the people ordered to remain inside the cathedral was former USA ambassador to the United Nations Nancy Soderberg.

Global Tom Cruise was terrified of original 'Mummy'
Author: 0 Tom Cruise was terrified of original 'Mummy'

Tom Cruise nearly killed himself taking selfies on the set of " The Mummy ". Alex Kurtzman , director and producer of " The Mummy " and the creative force behind Universal's new Dark Universe series, revealed Tuesday that " Phantom of the Opera " and " The Hunchback of Notre Dame " will be added to the roster of reboots.

Global N. Korea prepared for new ICBM test: state media
Author: 0 N. Korea prepared for new ICBM test: state media

An interceptor rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California destroyed a mock warhead similar to the intercontinental-range missile North Korea is developing. Hit or miss, the Pentagon's attempt on Tuesday to shoot down a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean will mark an important milestone. "We are going to keep the pressure on China but we will continue to work with them.

Global Trump Told Comey 'I Need Loyalty, I Expect Loyalty'
Author: 0 Trump Told Comey 'I Need Loyalty, I Expect Loyalty'

That turns out to be the last meeting between Trump and Comey, but the two talk by phone at least twice more before Trump fires Comey on May 9. As Radar readers know, President Trump gave Comey the ax after his performance failed to live up to the demands of the job .

Author: 0 Qatar Calls on United Nations to Intervene in Violation of its Citizen Rights

Qatar , for its part, has strenuously denied accusations that it is a supporter of terrorism, describing the moves to diplomatically isolate it as "unjustified". Kuwait is leading efforts to find a mediated solution. Qatar , which is dependent on the Saudi route for its food exports, also turned to Turkey and Iran for food supplies.

Global London Bridge attack: What do we know about the terrorists?
Author: 0 London Bridge attack: What do we know about the terrorists?

It comes as the third jihadi attacker has been named as Youssef Zaghba , of Moroccan and Italian nationality. Butt "was known to the police and MI5" but there was no intelligence to suggest the attack was being planned, the Metropolitan Police said .

Global Qatar's Al Jazeera TV says it has come under cyber attack
Author: 0 Qatar's Al Jazeera TV says it has come under cyber attack

It was not immediately clear who is responsible for the attacks, or what damage it caused to Al-Jazeera's operations. "An attempt has been made, and we are trying to battle it", media outlets quoted the source as saying. "All this talk about Jazeera interfering in other countries' affairs is nonsense". "We don't interfere in anybody's business, we just report", he told Reuters at Al Jazeera's Doha headquarters.

Author: 0 More curbs on Qatar possible in Gulf crisis, says UAE official

The story had statements that hinted at friendship with Iran, a long-time adversary of Saudi Arabia, and recognised Hamas as the "official representative of Palestinians". Qatar denies the accusations. Gabriel, a longtime critic of German arms sales, also criticized Trump's recent large US weapons sales to other countries in the Gulf.

Global Utah shooting leaves kindergartner, two adults dead
Author: 0 Utah shooting leaves kindergartner, two adults dead

He says the family is reeling from the loss of two loved ones and critical injuries to another son. Prosecutors say the woman told police Collins handcuffed her and left her on the ground for long periods of time and threatened her if she reported him.

Author: 0 UK voters prioritize security in wake of attacks

During the last election , in 2015, the Conservatives did better than the exit poll predicted, and senior Conservatives said Thursday that they would take a wait-and-see approach. This narrowing in the polls has been the result of both a number of serious missteps in Mrs. Some opinion polls had her Conservative party at 44% support, nearly double that of Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party which was languishing in the low 20s.

Global Manuel Noriega, Ousted Panamanian Dictator, Is Dead at 83
Author: 0 Manuel Noriega, Ousted Panamanian Dictator, Is Dead at 83

He's taken to Florida to face drug charges. On Dec. 20, 1989, US troops invaded in "Operation Just Cause", razing the army's headquarters and turning the capital upside down to find Noriega. By 1986, reports were circulating in the US that Noriega had spearheaded the gruesome torture and murder of a high-profile rival and that he was now earning a payday from Eastern European governments for USA secrets.

Global Police searching for man missing since London attack recover body from river
Author: 0 Police searching for man missing since London attack recover body from river

They worked in the same restaurant: Kentucky Fried Chicken in London's East Ham area. Seven people are dead and 15 people are still in critical condition after Saturday's carnage. "There are three deaths and eight injuries on the French side", Mr Macron said, deploring the "heavy toll these attacks have taken on us". British police said they believe Butt was radicalized in Britain rather than in his native Pakistan , but that the Pakistani operation was being done as a precaution.

Author: 0 What we know about the assailants in the London terror attack

While The Electoral Commission issues regular bulletins to electoral administrators , which cover security, there is no national police strategy when it comes to elections and it falls to local authorities and police to organise arrangements at polling stations.

Author: 0 Israel to keep security control over West Bank, Netanyahu says

And during successive peace talks over the years between Israelis and Palestinians , Ariel has always been a vexing obstacle because it's a large settlement . The threat to Israel's existence was unparalleled. Speaking at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the war, Prime Minister Netanyahu said Israel's seeks "a real peace" with its neighbors; "a peace that will last generations" but Israel will continue to "maintain security control over all the territory west of the Jordan (river)" ...

Global Christopher Wray Wiki: New FBI Director Nominated by Donald Trump
Author: 0 Christopher Wray Wiki: New FBI Director Nominated by Donald Trump

Two of Mr Christie's former aides were convicted of plotting to close lanes of traffic on a New York City bridge as revenge against a Democratic mayor who would not endorse the governor. Initial reaction to Trump's pick included praise from some of the president's frequent critics, a positive sign of Wray's potential to win bipartisan support in the senate and right the FBI's course after a tumultuous start to Trump's presidency.

Author: 0 Patty Jenkins Isn't Signed On To Direct 'Wonder Woman 2' Yet

Wonder Woman opened with $103 million. Don't worry, I'm not going to don my critic hat and start diving into the ins and outs of the film. I'm one of those people who, I grew up in the '70s and read the comic books. All I can say is it was a dilemma. Thankfully, you don't have to take my word for it. Between Steve Trevor staying on Themyscira and Diana walking around London, the film makes good use of fish out of water humor before the action really begins.

Global Trey Gowdy Will Replace Jason Chaffetz As Chair Of House Oversight Committee
Author: 0 Trey Gowdy Will Replace Jason Chaffetz As Chair Of House Oversight Committee

Gowdy led a two-year long investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and is a favorite among the conservative base. Gowdy said in a statement that he's "grateful" for the opportunity to lead the oversight panel. In addition, Mueller will look at charges that Trump administration officials coordinated with Russian Federation and other matters related to this investigation, like Comey's accusations that Trump urged him to drop the Flynn investigation.

Global Islamic State claims stunning attack in heart of Iran
Author: 0 Islamic State claims stunning attack in heart of Iran

On Wednesday morning, terrorists launched simultaneous attacks on Iran's parliament building in downtown Tehran and on the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini, south of the city. "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship". In October, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said Iranian security services had dismantled a foreign ISIS cell targeting mourners on the Shiite holy day of Ashura-a commemoration of the death of the Prophet Muhammad's ...

Global United Kingdom police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation
Author: 0 United Kingdom police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation

Ms Delcros was seriously injured by the van, although her condition in hospital has stabilised, her family said. She had previously worked in a shelter for the homeless prior to moving overseas. In March 2016, Italian officers stopped Zaghba at Bologna airport and found IS-related materials on his mobile phone. That was enough to warrant the warning to Britain and Morocco, but not to take further action against him, he said.

Author: 0 United States sanctions North Korea and their military suppliers

North Korea Sunday rejected the latest sanctions resolution adopted by the United Nations Security Council over the North's several ballistic missile tests, pledging to continue on with its nuclear development. The North Korea's foreign ministry spokesman was quoted by KCNA news agency as responding to the United Nations' sanctions resolution. Meanwhile, Russian officials have also revealed in their statement that Kim Jong-un and his country is a direct threat to Russia.

Author: 0 3rd French victim of London Bridge attacks confirmed

Police said Zaghba had not been a subject of interest to police or the domestic spy agency MI5. Italian news reports said authorities sequestered Zaghba's cellphone and passport when he was stopped at the airport, but that he successfully got them back after a court determined there wasn't enough evidence to accuse him of any terrorism-related crime.

Global Ananya Vinay, California 6th Grader, Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 Ananya Vinay, California 6th Grader, Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

Cheirotompholyx, durchkomponiert and tchefuncte were among the words the two spelled correctly during the round. Rohan was out of the competition after he misspelt the word " marram , ' a type of coarse perennial grass". Anyone who's seen the documentary Spellbound knows that the National Spelling Bee is high drama, only more intense because they're all little kids, dealing with the emotional and mental equivalent of Battle Royale .

Author: 0 Qatar Suspends all Flights to Saudi Arabia

Turkey is a key ally of Qatar and is setting up a military base in the country which also hosts the largest United States air base in the Middle East. Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone with Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad Al Thani, and reaffirmed Moscow's position "in favor of settling crisis situations by political and diplomatic means, through dialogue, " the Kremlin said.

Author: 0 Where Trump's 'Travel Ban' Now Stands: Trump Takes Off the Gloves

Now the court is sure to ask: If we already have an "EXTREME" vetting system, why would we need a "temporary" moratorium to create one? At best, the experts said, the solicitor general's office can no longer argue that the president himself wanted the executive order only to pause immigration from six Muslim-majority countries temporarily so the USA can study its vetting procedures.

Author: 0 Moscow: 'Zero' evidence Russian hackers involved in Qatar crisis

Qataris were loading up on supplies in supermarkets, fearing shortages. The Qatari government claims that a May 23 news report - in which the Qatari ruler purportedly criticized the Saudis while praising Iran and Israel - was actually a fake story planted by Russian hackers.

Global We're 'willing to talk' to resolve diplomatic crisis
Author: 0 We're 'willing to talk' to resolve diplomatic crisis

On Monday, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing the latter of supporting terrorist organizations and destabilizing the situation in the Middle East. "We don't see a military solution as an option" to the crisis, he says. "The talks will take place on Saturday", the source said. But a key architect of the blockade on Qatar told CNN's John Defterios that Gulf countries are "fed up with this sort of duplicity" from Qatar.

Author: 0 How Saudi Arabia and allies strong-armed Qatar, blindsided US

The official said there were enough grain supplies in the market in Qatar to last four weeks and that the government also had large strategic food reserves in Doha. The backstory of how the U.S. Combined Air Operations Center ( CAOC ) was established in Qatar is instructive. Qatar has said it will not retaliate for the curbs.

Author: 0 Trump's Iran Obsession and the Tehran Attacks

The reports said Iran's security forces neutralized one terrorist, another one committed suicide. Strains between Iran and the US have deepened since Trump took office in January, slapping new sanctions on the Islamic Republic over its ballistic missile program and ratcheting up the rhetoric against it.

Global Trump family reacts to Comey testimony on Twitter
Author: 0 Trump family reacts to Comey testimony on Twitter

However, one member of the Trump family has begun a running commentary in response to Comey's testimony - Donald Trump Jr. He will also provide details on Trump's request he scrap the Michael Flynn investigation, describe the president's attempts to secure loyalty pledges, and his insistence that Comey somehow help "get out" information that Trump personally was not under investigation in the Russian Federation probe.

Global Farmers' strike: Why Mandsaur is burning
Author: 0 Farmers' strike: Why Mandsaur is burning

Rahul Gandhi has been taken into custody by MP police for violating rules. In Mandsaur , Gandhi planned to meet the family of one of the five farmers, Chainram Patidar, who were shot dead by police in the Bahi Chaupati area on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Trump offers to help resolve rift between Qatar, Gulf nations

It's a change in tone for a president who had seemed to welcome the crisis brewing among America's Mideast allies. Despite the seeming fallout from President Donald Trump's tweets suggesting that Qatar, a Middle East ally that hosts 10,000 U.S.

Global Lady Chatting on Phone Escapes Death after Being Hit By Train
Author: 0 Lady Chatting on Phone Escapes Death after Being Hit By Train

People waiting on the train platform tried to signal to her by shouting and waving. "I was listening to music on high volume, so could not hear the train". I was stunned and I did not know what to do. It's true, I'm personifying trains but fate and human callousness play a major role in contributing to the death count, to the lives lost and the wails on the track.

Author: 0 Fired FBI Director James Comey Just Called President Trump a Liar

And my judgment was I needed to get that out into the public square. I could be wrong, but I took him to be focusing on what had just happened with Flynn's departure. A fourth instance is Trump's phone call on April 11, in which the President nearly explicitly assumes he is still not under investigation and, by implication, raises the question whether he is.

Global Ex-FBI chief James Comey testifies about conversations with Trump
Author: 0 Ex-FBI chief James Comey testifies about conversations with Trump

However, Comey said he didn't tell the attorney-general that Trump had told him to "let it go" when it came to the Flynn investigation. March 30 ("Duty to Correct"): In a phone call, James Comey reassures President Trump that he is not personally under investigation, but can not make a statement to this effect because, if that were to change, he would then have to correct this statement.

Author: 0 Police seeking missing London attack victim find body in river

A 27-year-old was detained on terrorism charges while the second, aged 33, was arrested on drugs charges. The three, who were not connected to the weekend attack on London Bridge, are being questioned at a south London police station.

Author: 0 President Trump's son attacks Comey on Twitter

Comey says this characterization was flatly untrue. Comey testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee that Trump repeatedly sought to influence the FBI's investigation into Russian election meddling before firing him. President, this is wrong, '?" Broadcast on Sky News , he said: "It's a great question, maybe if I was stronger, I would have". As a way of saying, I am not agreeing with what you just asked me to do.

Global Justice Dept. ending settlement payouts to outside groups
Author: 0 Justice Dept. ending settlement payouts to outside groups

The U.S. Justice Department is ending an Obama-era practice of allocating some Wall Street settlement money to advocacy groups that Republican lawmakers claimed were backing liberal causes. Sessions alerted Justice Department officials and prosecutors around the country in a letter Monday. The House Judiciary Committee still has that legislation on its docket, and it's not clear if this will have any impact on the passion to pursue this reform, but it shouldn't.

Author: 0 UAE threatens jail term, fine for Qatar sympathisers

Germany's Foreign Ministry says it is trying to understand the US position on the Gulf crisis, after Saudi Arabia and other nations cut ties to Qatar . And a State Department official said an approved but pending sale of F-15 fighter planes to Qatar hasn't been affected. The official added the supplies would be brought in through Qatar Airways cargo flights.

Author: 0 AMD Continuing Radeon R9 Fury CUs Design Scheme for Vega Pro GPUs?

The new MacBooks are available online in the Apple Store now. It's not as powerful as the MacBook Air , but it can still handle most basic tasks like web browsing, streaming video, and emailing. Apple's MacBook Pro 15-inch with Touch ID and Touch Bar on top will start at price of Rs 205,900 in India. It has an 80 percent greater cooling capacity and an entirely new architecture for heat distribution.

Global India signs OECD pact to check tax evasion by MNCs
Author: 0 India signs OECD pact to check tax evasion by MNCs

Switzerland has also opted for the inclusion of the mandatory and binding arbitration clause provided for in the BEPS Convention. Finance minister Viorel Stefan signed the document for Romania at a ceremony in Paris, together with ministers and high officials from 75 other countries.

Author: 0 Qatar ambassador 'surprised' by Trump's tweets

The Pentagon on Tuesday renewed praise of Qatar for hosting a vital USA air base and for its "enduring commitment to regional security", sticking to a message of reassurance even as President Donald Trump , via Twitter, applauded a decision by Arab powers to cut ties to the Gulf ally.

Author: 0 UAE threatens Qatar sympathizers with jail

Speaking in a rare interview, Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told The Associated Press that Qatar has "chosen to ride the tiger of extremism and terrorism" and now needed to pay the price. In a series of tweets on Tuesday morning, Mr Trump accused Qatar of funding terrorism, saying: "During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can no longer be funding of Radical Ideology".

Global Security heightened as voters go to the polls
Author: 0 Security heightened as voters go to the polls

Thousands of voting stations close at 10 p.m. local time Thursday after 15 hours of opening, when an army of public workers will count the millions of votes, with the victor of the race to Number 10 likely to be known sometime around 4 a.m.

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