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Global Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue
Author: 0 Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue

The Queen Mary 2 cruise liner has rescued a sailor taking part in a trans-Atlantic yacht race after several vessels were damaged in rough seas. He is now on his way to Halifax. They left the United Kingdom on 29 May. The UK Coastguard and counterparts in Halifax, Canada , launched a long-range rescue mission involving an RAF C-130 Hercules after detecting a distress beacon at around 4am on Friday.

Author: 0 U.S. warns Beijing of South China Sea Islands

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula intensified in early 2016 when North Korea conducted a nuclear test and after that launched a ballistic missile carrying a satellite. As tensions have increased between Pyongyang and Washington, the U.S. has been pressing China to rein in Kim Jong Un's nuclear programme. "I would like to know very clearly what are the true intentions of the new administration".

Global Theresa May and inner circle face backlash from furious Tory MPs
Author: 0 Theresa May and inner circle face backlash from furious Tory MPs

The campaign failed to get "Theresa's positive plan for the future across" or "notice the surge in Labour support". Corbyn urged the Prime Minister to quit, saying he was "ready to serve" himself. "I'm afraid we ran a pretty terrible campaign", Soubry said. ROGER SCULLY: Well, I think a major thing that happened is that the Conservative Party effectively undermined the core message of their own campaign.

Author: 0 How the Northern Irish Unionists are going to save Theresa May's bacon

And so May has spent the dawn hours at 10 Downing Street ringing her counterparts at the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland, which won 10 seats. When she took over a year ago, she could have recognized Brexit for the constitutional and political crisis that it has turned out to be. "I've never seen people more hateful in my life", he said.

Author: 0 London attack death toll rises to eight

But Italy's Corriere della Sera reported that Zaghba had been stopped at Bologna airport in 2016 when trying to fly to Syria via Turkey, and that Italian authorities had identified him as a potential "foreign fighter" and tipped off Britain about his movements.

Author: 0 Arrest over London terror attack

The latest opinion poll, by Survation for ITV, had the Conservatives' lead over Labor narrowing to just one point from six points in the same poll a week earlier. Police investigating the terror attack at London Bridge, in which eight people died, have made another arrest. Khuram Shazad Butt was a Pakistan-born British citizen.

Global British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco
Author: 0 British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

But Johnson said he backed May. Theresa May's party lost the majority they had and are now reaching out to a socially conservative party called the Democratic Unionists to try to form a government. It also said Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is pushing her to prioritize jobs and the economy in the Brexit talks. Such gatherings across the country have been the trademark of Mr.

Author: 0 May clings to power with DUP deal

In an interview with BBC Scotland, Ruth, who is gay herself, said: "I told her there was a number of things that count to me more than party". Theresa May's decision to call a snap election resulted in her losing the majority in parliament.

Global CM greets nation over inclusion of Pakistan in SCO
Author: 0 CM greets nation over inclusion of Pakistan in SCO

Sharif met the presidents of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and Russian Federation, but a meeting with Xi Jinping was notably missing. IN a landmark development, Pakistan , on Friday, was formally admitted as full member of the prestigious Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at the 17th Meeting of the Heads of State Council of the organization in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Global Three fishermen killed after ship from Panama hits boat off Kochi coast
Author: 0 Three fishermen killed after ship from Panama hits boat off Kochi coast

The coast guard and Indian Navy have taken the Panama cargo ship, named Amber L, into custody and are conducting enquiries. The missing fisherman is said to be from Uttar Pradesh. The Fort Kochi Coastal Police have registered a case under Sections 280 (rash navigation of vessel), 427 (mischief causing damage), 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 304 (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of IPC.

Author: 0 '100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations

Mrs Collins, a member of the senate intelligence committee , which is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election, said Mr Comey's motivation "may have been a good one". Asked by a reporter if he had told Mr Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Flynn, Mr Trump said: "I didn't say that".

Global Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election
Author: 0 Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election

Some say her failure means the government must now take a more flexible approach to the divorce. May called the election to win explicit backing for her stance on Brexit , which involves leaving the EU's single market and imposing restrictions on immigration while trying to negotiate free trade deal with the bloc.

Author: 0 Trump is willing to testify under oath on Comey

No the president, who I want to point out is a colossal dumbass liar that will say anything because he doesn't give a shit about anyone, responded that the public will be disappointed with his answer and we all know why: He's a fucking liar and a disgusting person! and, there is no there, there! "Who would do that?" Asked if he would speak to the issue under oath, Trump said: "100 percent".

Author: 0 Amnesty bemoans cost of Gulf crisis on human rights

The government of Qatar has hired John Ashcroft , the U.S. attorney general during the September 11 attacks, as it seeks to rebut accusations from U.S. In a statement issued Saturday, Qatar Petroleum sought to reassure the public, saying it is closely monitoring and assessing the developments, and "wishes to affirm that it is conducting business as usual".

Author: 0 Teheran attacks mastermind killed - Iranian minister

At least 17 people were killed in the shocking attack which took place in the capital city of Tehran on Wednesday morning (June 7). Scores of people were also wounded. People in the crowds, some crying, chanted "Death to Saudi Arabia" alongside the more customary "Death to America" and slogans against Israel, as they reached out to touch coffins wrapped in flags and covered in flowers.

Global Jeremy Corbyn approval ratings rise as Theresa May's popularity hits record low
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn approval ratings rise as Theresa May's popularity hits record low

This was a gift for Labour's anti-austerity campaign, and the polls have narrowed from a 19-23% Conservative lead at the beginning of May, to a 3-12% lead yesterday, depending on what level of turnout pollsters assume. Corbyn's allies have long said that once people got to know him, they'd start seeing him as a serious contender. But Brexit Secretary David Davis acknowledged that the Tories can not promise to hit the target, which has been missed over the past seven years since first being ...

Global Afghan President Ghani gives Taliban ultimatum
Author: 0 Afghan President Ghani gives Taliban ultimatum

The bomb was planted in a rickshaw. Gelani Farhad, a spokesman for the provincial governor of the western Herat province, says Tuesday's blast took place near the main Sunni mosque in Herat city, adding that the toll could rise. Events of the past week, however, have overshadowed what is being described as a key step toward promoting Afghan peace and security. The U.S. military, however, estimated the number of IS loyalists in Afghanistan stood at about 3,000 at the group's peak two years ...

Global Kashmiri youth being misguided by those against peace, says Gen Bipin Rawat
Author: 0 Kashmiri youth being misguided by those against peace, says Gen Bipin Rawat

At present, women are allowed only in a few selected areas such as medical, legal, educational and engineering wings of the Indian Army but combat roles are kept off limit for them due to operational concerns and logistical issues. He added that this will not be accepted by the people of the country and the democracy will reject the Congress party for this kind of language against the Army chief.

Global Voters grill May and Corbyn in last TV event of election
Author: 0 Voters grill May and Corbyn in last TV event of election

According to another poll released on Thursday, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is London's favorite candidate for the British prime minister as his party has opened a 17-point lead over the Conservatives in the capital. She had also backed the Remain camp in the June 23 referendum. Pollsters, who universally got it wrong at the last election in 2015, showed support for May and the Conservatives falling after she was forced to backtrack on one of her most striking election pledges ...

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia bans Barcelona FC shirts with Qatar Airways logo

A statement carried on Qatari state media said Doha would "not take any measures against residents of Qatar who hold the nationalities of countries that severed diplomatic ties. Some Gulf citizens have anxious that the strong rhetoric on Qatar's foreign policy would divide their peoples. The hotline showed "the UAE's commitment to the wellbeing of the brotherly Qatari people as a natural, authentic extension of their brothers in the UAE", it said.

Global May's top 2 aides quit after election criticism
Author: 0 May's top 2 aides quit after election criticism

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top two aides quit on Saturday after her Conservative Party failed to win a majority in a national election. Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May is appointing new members of her government after several of them lost their seats in Parliament in this week's general election that proved disastrous for her Conservative Party.

Global DUP enters into discussions with Conservative Party
Author: 0 DUP enters into discussions with Conservative Party

It now holds 318 seats. UK Prime Minister Theresa May has temporarily shored up her support within her party, and determined she will lead a minority Conservative government. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, said he was also ready to start talks and hoped the United Kingdom general election would not have an impact.

Author: 0 Trump to outline infrastructure plan that includes rural funding

He reiterated a promise he made to labor unions in Washington: "As long as I am president, America's labor leaders will always find an open door at the White House". Trump has denied any collusion between Russian Federation and his campaign. People don't want to see what's going on. At 7:44 a.m. Wednesday, Trump tweeted out his choice to replace Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director - Christopher A.

Author: 0 Pelosi Says Comey's Revelations About Loretta Lynch 'Not Such a Big Deal'

James Comey's communications with President Trump may have been the focus of the Thursday Senate hearing, but the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director also talked at length about another interesting exchange he had. Comey said Lynch asked him "not to call it an investigation, but instead to call it a matter, which confused and concerned" him. This unusual direction from Lynch was one of several factors which pushed Comey to decide he would need to operate independently when ...

Author: 0 Merkel says European Union ready to start Brexit negotiations

She then called a snap election hoping for a big majority to strengthen her negotiating hand. May's party will now team up with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to create a new government - something some of her party's MPs say is far from a awful outcome, but what critics say actually weakens her position and throws into question her future as prime minister.

Global AAP to oppose Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's visit to Odisha
Author: 0 AAP to oppose Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's visit to Odisha

While five farmers died on the spot, another farmer, who was allegedly detained by police died yesterday at a hospital taking the toll of those killed in protests to six and sparking fresh protests in Mandsaur's Dalauda. State Congress' chief spokesperson K K Mishra said Chouhan should tell people whether his so-called fast is a "nautanki" (drama), an event or an act of repentance for his misdeeds that "set the state on fire".

Global Madhya Pradesh agrarian unrest: Shivraj Singh Chouhan continues fast for second day
Author: 0 Madhya Pradesh agrarian unrest: Shivraj Singh Chouhan continues fast for second day

He further said that the UPA Government helped the farmers at a huge level in their regime and Chouhan should do the same. The delegations pressed for loan waiver and "satisfactory" prices for their produce. "He should answer why a case of murder has not been filed in the death of five farmers in MP", he said. "I won't sit in my office at Mantralaya (secretariat)..." The opposition Congress had, however, dubbed Chouhan's fast as "drama".

Author: 0 Iran says 7 arrested in connection with Tehran attack

He noted that the terrorist had fled the country following the ensuing security operations after the attack, but was killed with the cooperation of friendly foreign intelligence services . Iranian authorities have arrested at least seven suspects for allegedly helping militants involved in this week's twin terrorist attacks in Tehran, state media reported on June 10.

Global Maute matriarch arrested in Lanao del Sur town
Author: 0 Maute matriarch arrested in Lanao del Sur town

Prior to the arrest, Sindac said they received intelligence reports that Farhana has been buying firearms and vehicles for unknown reason. Ominta "Farhana" Romato Maute, mother of Omar Romato Maute and Abdullah Romato Maute, leaders of the Maute group, was attempting to leave the province when intercepted around 7:15 p.m., said Chief Supt.

Global Turkey blasts Israel approving new W.Bank settlements
Author: 0 Turkey blasts Israel approving new W.Bank settlements

Israel pushed forward with the plans as it marked 50 years since the Six-Day War, which began its occupation of the territory. Last week alone, Israel advanced plans for more than 3,000 settlement homes. Global law views the West Bank and East Jerusalem as occupied territories and considers all Jewish settlement-building activity on the land illegal.

Author: 0 British police admit they're struggling against home-grown terrorism

The other named man, Rachid Redouane , was not known. Corriere said Zaghba had been radicalized by Khuram Butt , considered the head of the cell. All three perpetrators were confronted and shot dead by armed officers within eight minutes of the first emergency call.

Global Pakistan court hands down country's first death sentence for blasphemy on Facebook
Author: 0 Pakistan court hands down country's first death sentence for blasphemy on Facebook

Millions of Pakistanis have been receiving text messages from the government warning them against sharing "blasphemous" content online, a move rights activists said would encourage more vigilante attacks. However, AFP reported that Raza had gotten into an argument about Islam with a person on Facebook, who turned out to be a counter-terrorism official.

Global Theresa May to seek Queen's permission to form government
Author: 0 Theresa May to seek Queen's permission to form government

Yes. Theresa May has asked the Queen to form a government, which means she will continue as the Prime Minister and choose the Cabinet. She pledged to build a country in which no one is left behind. But despite anger among MPs at the performance of the Conservative election campaign, May was winning support to stay on for several years, rather than being forced out quickly.

Global Man United have reportedly agreed a deal with Alvaro Morata
Author: 0 Man United have reportedly agreed a deal with Alvaro Morata

Despite his limited opportunities, Morata continued to score regularly when given a chance, netting 15 league goals last season. United are on the search for another striker after releasing Zlatan Ibrahimović today. He went on to score his first senior goal in November 2012 and earned his first start the following year. Morata has also reportedly told close friends he will be playing for United next season, and is looking forward to working under Mourinho.

Global United States backs fight vs Maute
Author: 0 United States backs fight vs Maute

Duterte, asked about United States support in the fight against the Maute, said he was "not aware of that until they arrived". The military on Friday said the USA has been providing technical assistance to Philippine forces in a bid end the siege in Marawi City.

Author: 0 Arab states in row with Qatar laud Trump's supportive stance

Qatar has ties with Iran and has supported Islamist groups, like the Muslim Brotherhood. It said Tillerson and Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani "discussed bilateral relations and means of enhancing them as well as the situation and the latest developments" in a crisis between it and Arab countries.

Author: 0 Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue

So we had a decision to make. We have to stop the funding of terrorism. The escalating crisis in the Persian Gulf erupted this week when Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties to Qatar , accusing the country of tolerating or even encouraging support for extremist groups, including al-Qaida's Syria branch.

Author: 0 Britain's May seeks deal with N.Ireland party to cling to power

The outcome is a far cry from the landslide May's team had banked on when she called a snap election seven weeks ago. Conservative legislator Anna Soubry said she should "consider her position" , while another, Heidi Allen, said she may not last six months.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn: 'I can still be prime minister'

May called for this snap election in order to strengthen Tories majority in Parliament ahead of the talks with the European Union about Brexit. The DUP in general favors a "soft Brexit" rather than the " hard Brexit " sought by May, and it wants to preserve its open border with the Republic of Ireland, an European Union member.

Author: 0 Blockade on Qatar 'toying' with people's lives

Saudi Arabia , UAE , Egypt and Bahrain severed ties with Qatar on Monday over fomenting instability in the region and supporting extremism. The countries accuse Qatar, which hosts a large USA air base crucial for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, of funding terrorist groups throughout the region.

Author: 0 Former AG Lynch disputes Comey charge she downplayed Hillary probe

At the hearing, Comey said Lynch's wanting to use the word "matter" instead of "investigation" was of concern "because we were at the point where we refused to confirm the existence as we typically do of an investigation for months". "I had to do something separately to protect the credibility of the investigation, which meant both the FBI and the Justice Department". He said the direction confused and concerned him, and was "one of the bricks in the load that led me to conclude I have to ...

Global High-five from UK's Jeremy Corbyn ends in awkward thud
Author: 0 High-five from UK's Jeremy Corbyn ends in awkward thud

Across the pond later the same evening, British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn - widely derided as an outmoded relic of the Old Left - inflicted an enormous symbolic defeat on Prime Minister Theresa May and the ruling Conservatives , in an election they had expected to win big.

Global N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories
Author: 0 N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories

Timothy, who was appointed as the chief of staff in July 2016, also clarified that "the freakish media reports about my own role in the policy's inclusion are wrong: it had been the subject of many months of work within Whitehall, and it was not my personal pet project".

Author: 0 'Pro-Qatar' Sentiments Now Considered Cybercrime in Many Gulf Countries

Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa will meet with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, as well as Erdogan to discuss the "latest developments in the region", the ministry said in a statement. French government spokesman Christophe Castaner says on Wednesday in a news conference following the weekly Cabinet meeting that "Qatar must ensure transparency".

Global Aadhaar-PAN linking must for ITR filing from July 1
Author: 0 Aadhaar-PAN linking must for ITR filing from July 1

The move came just a day after the Supreme Court upheld the law in this regard, putting a partial stay on its implementation till a Constitution Bench addressed the issue of right to privacy. Chances are that most PAN holders would have Aadhaar, which has a base of 115 crore Indians. Those who still want to enrol are free to do so. It clarified that only those who could not register under Aadhaar by June 30 because of lack of registration facilities in their areas would continue to get ...

Global Trump calls UK Prime Minister May after election upset
Author: 0 Trump calls UK Prime Minister May after election upset

Instead, May will enter the talks that begin June 19 in a weakened position. But European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted on Friday: "We don't know when Brexit talks start". So let's not kid ourselves", he said on Europe 1 radio. Corbyn, who wants to nationalize key industries and services and take Britain out of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, was considered a hopeless loser with dangerously obsolete policies even among many in his own party.

Author: 0 Iran makes more arrests in connection with deadly Tehran attacks

The attacks occurred less than a month after the re-election of President Hassan Rouhani . The ministry released their photographs and first names. "God willing they will be eradicated". But diplomats and analysts on both sides of the Qatari-Saudi feud say that the current tensions arise less from differences over Iran than from opposite bets on the Arab Spring revolts of 2011.

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