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Global London Bridge attack death toll rises
Author: 0 London Bridge attack death toll rises

Thomas was walking with his girlfriend over the bridge when the attack began, the AP said . Police arrested 12 people on Sunday in Barking, east London , but said late on Monday all had been released without charge. While Redouane was not know to any intelligence communities, many are criticizing British intelligence for not taking the known affiliations of Butt and Zaghba more seriously.

Global Angela Merkel expects Brexit talks to begin 'within days'
Author: 0 Angela Merkel expects Brexit talks to begin 'within days'

Speaking at a news conference in Mexico, Merkel said she expected Britain's Brexit talks to begin as planned despite the result of the General Election which left the Conservative party without a majority. "Let's put our minds together on striking a deal", he said on Twitter . Norway's foreign minister, whose country twice voted against joining the European Union but has access to the bloc's single market, said Brexit talks would be "harder than we hoped" after Britain's result.

Global Team New Zealand goes belly up
Author: 0 Team New Zealand goes belly up

Among the six teams vying for the oldest trophy in worldwide sport in Bermuda this month, 26 crew members have competed in the Olympics, many winning medals in sailing and others in sports such as rowing and cycling. "When you push them and get it right it's the most rewarding experiences I've had in my sailing career and I think the cup with these boats and this format has great potential for future".

Global New search underway near home of London attackers
Author: 0 New search underway near home of London attackers

There are now two men in custody while another 12 people held following the attack have since been released. Officers entered a property at about 1.30am on Tuesday but made no arrests, Scotland Yard has said. Who were the victims? After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller van that they used to plow into crowds before they leapt from the vehicle and went on a stabbing rampage in an attack that left eight people dead including one Canadian and almost 50 ...

Global British PM Theresa May Reaches Deal With Democratic Unionists To Form Govt
Author: 0 British PM Theresa May Reaches Deal With Democratic Unionists To Form Govt

Here's how the world's media reacted to the General Election . Theresa May - who called the snap election to strengthen her government ahead of Brexit - lost her absolute majority after dropping 12 seats. But EU Council President Donald Tusk said: "We know when they must end". EU Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said that "with a weak negotiating partner, there's the danger that the negotiations will go badly for both sides".

Author: 0 Kuwait's emir meets Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

Two weeks after an alleged cyber attack on Qatar's state news agency resulted in the publishing of a fake news story, the Qatari-funded broadcasting company Al-Jazeera claims that the company's "websites and digital platforms" are being targeted in "systematic and continual hacking attempts." A CNN report then cited Qatar's foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani as saying Federal Bureau of Investigation experts had concluded that Russian hackers had a hand in the ...

Author: 0 Qatar hit by ratings downgrade over blockade crisis

The White House may have further fanned the flames of the crisis with a statement Wednesday condemning an attack in Qatar's ally Iran that killed 12 people. Trump also called Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the U.A.E., Wednesday. The border with Saudi Arabia is the only road route into the country; Qatar relies on sea ports for various supplies and the airspace blockade is a huge logistical handicap for the country and its flagship airline, ...

Global Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Qatar
Author: 0 Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Qatar

Along with banning air and sea travel, Saudi Arabia has also closed Qatar's only land border which is vital for the small country to import food and other products. Erdogan stood by Qatar on Tuesday, saying he intends to "develop" ties with the embattled Gulf state hit by sanctions from Saudi Arabia and its allies, Al-Jazeera added.

Author: 0 Tehran terrorist attacks death toll rises to 17, terrorists' identities revealed

Condemning twin terrorist attacks in Tehran on Wednesday, Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif implicitly pointed the finger of suspicion at Saudi Arabia. The attackers who stormed Tehran´s parliament complex and the revolutionary leader´s shrine on Wednesday were Iranian nationals who had joined Daesh, a top official said.

Author: 0 London Bridge terrorist Youssef Zaghba's mother 'feels pain' of son's victims

Security sources told i that a key focus of the ongoing investigation is to piece together how the three men came together from apparently disparate backgrounds and locations. Condemning her son's actions, the mother said she was even "ashamed" to grieve for him. She said: "I couldn't get hold of my son and realised he may have had something to do with it".

Author: 0 On Comey Testimony, President Trump Doesn't Favor Invoking Executive Privilege

If true, then I would think Trump would want to have Comey corroborate that in a public hearing. Mr Comey has reportedly spoken with Special Counsel Robert Mueller - who is now overseeing the Russian Federation investigation for the Justice Department - to work out what he can publicly discuss in his testimony and thereby ensure there are no legal issues.

Global London terror attacks: British police makes one more arrest in Ilford
Author: 0 London terror attacks: British police makes one more arrest in Ilford

British police named the third attacker in the deadly terrorist rampage that killed seven people in London over the weekend as Youssef Zaghba , 22, from east London . "He kept talking about the Islamic State". Reaction to the attack has dominated the final days of campaigning before Thursday's general election in Britain.

Global McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness
Author: 0 McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness

But days later, after early voting had begun, he announced that the new emails, which were found on disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner's computer, did not warrant further investigation. As WND is reporting , legal scholar and George Washington University Law School Jonathan Turley wrote, "those memos could be viewed as a government record and potential evidence in a criminal investigation".

Global Qatar says it will not 'surrender' in Gulf row
Author: 0 Qatar says it will not 'surrender' in Gulf row

Al-Thani said that Qatar was not ready to change its foreign policy to settle the dispute and would never compromise. In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani repeatedly denied that his country funded extremists and he rejected the idea of shutting down its Al-Jazeera satellite news network.

Author: 0 London attacks: 'Selfless' nurse killed by terrorists after running towards danger

But she told listeners she received a "strange call" from the family her daughter was staying with, who told her they had given her the night off to go out with a friend. With all my love. The only Briton so far known to have died in the attack is James McMullan , 32, from Hackney, east London . "While our pain will never diminish it is important for us to all carry on with our lives in direct opposition to those who would try to destroy us".

Author: 0 Iran leaders accuse US, Saudis of supporting Tehran attacks

The raids on two of Iran's most highly-protected sites will jolt both the country's recently re-elected President Hassan Rouhani, and his political rivals among the hardline clerics as well as the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, who are responsible for national security.

Global Chairman SS Khaplang no more
Author: 0 Chairman SS Khaplang no more

Hailing from Hemi Naga tribe of Myanmar, Khaplang has two homes - one in China's Yunan province and one in Myanmar. "Leadership taken over by Khango Konyak". He formed the group following differences with the NSCN-IM (Isak-Muivah) leaders Isak Chishi Swu and Thuingaleng Muivah. Senior journalist Rajeev Bhattacharyya, who met Khaplang a few years ago in Myanmar, said, “I found Khaplang to be an extremely nice human being and a terrific host.

Author: 0 Greek PM congratulates Labour's Corbyn on election result

A grim-faced Mrs May said she was confident that she could work with "our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party " to help secure a successful Brexit . The PM added Brexit negotiations will continue as per the same timetable as before and that she will try to strike a "Brexit deal that works for everyone in this country".

Author: 0 General Election 2017: How the newspaper front pages look today

The result leaves her fortunes as party leader and prime minister hanging by a thread. With 10 days to go before Brexit negotiations, it remains unclear whether Britain will have a government in place to take on the formal talks - or whether the government that starts the talks will be the government that finalizes them.

Global Qatar and Its Neighbors Have Been At Odds Since the Arab Spring
Author: 0 Qatar and Its Neighbors Have Been At Odds Since the Arab Spring

Several Arab countries have accused Qatar of sponsoring terrorism , including al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate Nusra Front, Afghan terror group Taliban, and Hamas . Qatar said on Thursday the action against it was endangering stability in Gulf but it was not prepared to compromise to settle the dispute. "Throughout the interview, Sheikh Mohammed repeatedly denied that Qatar funded extremists and terrorist groups, the main reason given for this week's moves against it".

Global Sacramento-area sixth-grader advances to National Spelling Bee finals
Author: 0 Sacramento-area sixth-grader advances to National Spelling Bee finals

But the West Genesee Middle School student's written test score was not high enough to make the cut for the final rounds Thursday at the National Harbor Resort in suburban Washington, D.C. Meet the youngest-ever National Spelling Bee contestant: She's 6! The proud parents told a Tulsa World reporter that they discovered her talent when she was able to spell "restaurant" without having been taught the word.

Author: 0 Collins says the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation needs help

Executive privilege stems from the Supreme Court's opinion in the 1974 case U.S. vs. Nixon that, per CNN, recognized the "President and those who assist him must be free to explore alternatives in the process of shaping policies and making decisions and to do so in a way many would be unwilling to express except privately".

Author: 0 Durant heroics power Warriors over Cavs

After the teams won a finals apiece over the last two years, the Warriors are primed to win the trilogy. The Warriors , with multiple scoring machines at their disposal, went on an 11-0 run in the last three minutes of the hotly-contested match en route to the 118-113 victory on Thursday at the Quicken Loans Arena in Ohio.

Author: 0 Arab nations put dozens with Qatar ties on terror list

The blacklist is the latest chapter in an ongoing dispute between Qatar and several Arab countries that began earlier this week when a group led by Saudi Arabia abruptly cut diplomatic ties with Doha , alleging that it supports terrorism.

Global Trump to reveal new Cuba policy in speech next Friday
Author: 0 Trump to reveal new Cuba policy in speech next Friday

In the letter, seven of Mr Trump's fellow Republicans expressed deep concern that he is considering rescinding Mr Obama's policies and said that such a move would disincentivize Cuba to once again become dependent on countries like Russian Federation and China.

Author: 0 May to form minority 'government of certainty'

May said she could rely in parliament on the support of her "friends" in Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party after her governing Conservatives failed to emerge as clear winners. "Our two parties have enjoyed a strong relationship over many years and this gives me the confidence to to believe that we will be able to work together in the interests of the whole United Kingdom".

Global DND confirms 8 foreign terrorists among those killed in Marawi clash
Author: 0 DND confirms 8 foreign terrorists among those killed in Marawi clash

The government of the Philippines has seen the situation with the jihadist insurgency on the island of Mindanao exacerbate as an airstrike against the militants has killed 11 government soldiers. "If ISIS succeeds in making Marawi a caliphate, they can easily spread to other provinces". Civilians killed by the terrorists are placed at 19 with government security forces rescuing 1,024.

Global Trump to file complaint against Comey for memo leak
Author: 0 Trump to file complaint against Comey for memo leak

Trump has a long history of threatening to file complaints and lawsuits and not following through. I think we know who it is. We don't want the agents and analysts working on this to know the president of the United States has - has asked - and when it comes from the president, I took it as a direction - to get rid of this investigation, because we're not going to follow that - that request.

Author: 0 Predators on brink as Rinne struggles in Pitt

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan confirmed that Matt Murray will be the team's starting goaltender for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Thursday at PPG Paints Arena . Pittsburgh leads the best-of-seven series 3-2. Arvidsson's dramatic goal spike during the regular season was fuelled by an increase in shots - he had nearly 250 - and shooting percentage (12.6 per cent) and a comfortable fit alongside the Preds' two most risky offensive players.

Author: 0 EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

She said: "The government I lead will put fairness and opportunity at the heart of everything we do so that we will fulfil the promise of Brexit together and over the next five years build a country in which no one and no community is left behind, a country in which prosperity and opportunity are shared across this United Kingdom".

Global Theresa May names top Tories to team after major election blow
Author: 0 Theresa May names top Tories to team after major election blow

Instead she set about shoring up her grip on power, announcing plans to work with the Democratic Unionists (DUP), whose 10 MPs would give her a working majority. Hammond, 61, was named chancellor of the exchequer by May shortly after she took over as prime minister almost a year ago, in the wake of Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

Author: 0 Arab powers add people, groups with Qatar links to terrorism lists

President Trump took a hard line on Qatar, moments after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia and Egypt to ease a blockade on Qatar , creating a seeming messing conflict within the Trump administration. The emir of Qatar has made progress in halting financial support and expelling terrorist elements from his country, but he must do more and he must do it more quickly..

Author: 0 Body of Frenchman missing after London terror attack recovered from Thames

A 27-year-old was arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts and a 33-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, police said . Thomas is one of three French nationals feared dead after Saturday's attack. "As she ran towards danger, in an effort to help people on the bridge, Kirsty sadly lost her life", said Boden's family in a statement on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Trump Claims 'Total And Complete Vindication'

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders later responded that, "I can definitively say the president is not a liar ". After Comey's testimony, Sessions forcefully rejected the implication that his recusal was inevitable due to some sort of impropriety on his part.

Global Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates
Author: 0 Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates

S&P Global Ratings also noted that the group of states which have cut off ties "provides 15 percent of Qatar's imports, potentially causing substantial shortages of key materials, including those used for construction projects, and food".

Author: 0 Brazil police arrest former minister in World Cup stadium probe

The key partner in his center-right alliance in Congress, the PMDB party, has indicated that it is waiting to hear the results at the election court before deciding whether to withdraw support for Temer. He was also being investigated by the Supreme Court for alleged crimes of passive corruption, obstruction of justice and illicit association. Judges sit in the Superior Electoral Court during the judgment phase of a trial involving allegations that the 2014 Rousseff-Temer ticket received ...

Author: 0 A look at the impact of the pound's drop around the world

Sterling fell against the USA dollar earlier in the mornign, following exit polls last night suggesting a hung parliament was the most likely outcome, and fluctuated throughout the night as incoming results went on to confirm the Conservative party had lost its majority.

Global Julie Bishop Confirms Two Australians Killed In London Terror Attack
Author: 0 Julie Bishop Confirms Two Australians Killed In London Terror Attack

Sara's mother, Julie Wallace , recently flew out to London to look for her. About 10pm, she left a restaurant with one of her friends and was walking across the bridge when a terrorist attack unfolded in front of them. "Kirsty - we love you and we will miss you dearly". I don't know that I will ever get over it, " he said. "This is heart-rending. This is the last thing that anybody expects to happen to their children in London ".

Author: 0 Lawmakers Call for Criminal Charges Against Erdogan Bodyguards

Turkey and Qatar have close ties, and Erdogan has sided with the emirate against Saudi Arabia in supporting the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip. "Presenting Qatar as a supporter of terrorism is a serious accusation", Mr Erdogan said shortly before... Shortly after Tillerson's remarks, the Pentagon said that while the Qatar blockade was not affecting current operations against Islamic State, it was "hindering" the ability to plan for long-term operations.

Author: 0 Petra Kvitova wins in emotional return to tennis at French Open

Mattek-Sands responded superbly, though, her use of the drop shot particularly impressive as she saved further break points in the seventh game before hitting back to force a tie-break. “I think it doesnt really matter how I played, ” but I won, Kvitova said. If Petra Kvitova had been just a worthy adversary who lost a competitive match on Sunday, she still would have walked off center court at Roland Garros a victor for her bravery and determination.

Global Congress demands resignation of MP CM over Mandsaur firing
Author: 0 Congress demands resignation of MP CM over Mandsaur firing

I am deeply hurt by incidences like this and to restore peace and normalcy I am going to sit on fast from 11 am tomorrow", Chouhan told a press conference in Bhopal . "Lease holders who cultivate others' land can not avail of debt waivers, and they will continue to suffer until the government tackles reform of the farm economy", he said.

Global Arsenal 2 Chelsea 1: Oxlade-Chamberlain recounts moment Moses dived
Author: 0 Arsenal 2 Chelsea 1: Oxlade-Chamberlain recounts moment Moses dived

You cannot be in this job. this job is basically trusting human beings, you know, so if you cannot forgive, you cannot trust. Arsenal struck back within two minutes, when Ramsey nodded home in the box, with substitute Olivier Giroud providing the assist with virtually his first touch of the ball.

Author: 0 Qatar's foreign minister says country 'not ready to surrender'

Since Saudi Arabia and other nations cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, triggering the worst diplomatic crisis in the Gulf in years, the USA military has insisted that it would not affect US military operations in the region.

Author: 0 Assessing the stock market for: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)

The company's stock has a normal trading capacity of 11.84M shares while the relative volume is 1.53. APG Asset Management N.V. raised its stake in shares of Kinder Morgan by 1.3% in the first quarter. Kinder Morgan's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 200.00%. If you are reading this piece on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA & global copyright & trademark law.

Author: 0 May's grip on power in doubt as United Kingdom election heads for stalemate

The prime minister acknowledged the uncertain outcome-known as a " hung Parliament "-early Friday". The British currency lost as much as 3 cents against the dollar late Thursday and early Friday, to fall as low as $1.2636 in Asian trading hours after the final results started trickling in.

Global People, groups with Qatar links labelled terrorists
Author: 0 People, groups with Qatar links labelled terrorists

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Qatar must do more, "more quickly" to combat extremism. During the call , the White House said that Trump "emphasized the importance of all counties in the region working together to prevent the financing of terrorist organizations and stop the promotion of extremist ideology".

Author: 0 Malaysia Airlines grounded as passenger seeks to enter cockpit

A Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight bound for Kuala Lumpur was forced to make a U-turn back to Melbourne last night after a " disruptive passenger " claimed he was carrying a bomb. According to the police, Mr Marks was released from psychiatric care on Wednesday and was known to have a history of mental illness. Passenger Arif Chaudery said he joined several others to subdue the man.

Global PM terms Melbourne hostage crisis a 'terrorist incident'
Author: 0 PM terms Melbourne hostage crisis a 'terrorist incident'

Meanwhile, the bomb disposal squad and forensics police today searched the scene of the siege in Brighton suburb of Melbourne while officers were raiding the home of the gunman who killed one man Monday. He told reporters this afternoon. Mr Ashton said there was nothing to link the violence with a van and knife attacks in London . It has been confirmed that the siege is being treated as a terror incident.

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