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Global We are not ready to surrender: Qatar Foreign Minister
Author: 0 We are not ready to surrender: Qatar Foreign Minister

Qatar denied assertions made against it, labeling the decision from its neighboring countries to cut ties "unjustified" and with "no basis in fact". "No more funding", Trump said. Shortly after Tillerson's remarks, the Pentagon said that while the Qatar blockade was not affecting current operations against Daesh, it was "hindering" the ability to plan for long-term operations.

Author: 0 British Labor Party Members Celebrate Progress Achieved in Elections

The support obtained by Labor party members contrasted with the negative predictions of hardly two months ago, when they were 20 percentage points below the conservatives in terms of intention to vote. It was founded in 1971 by Ian Paisley. Ruth Davidson, the Conservative leader in Scotland, said she had asked May for assurances that there would be no attack on gay rights after a deal with the DUP.

Global G7 summit ends in Italy without US pledge on Paris deal
Author: 0 G7 summit ends in Italy without US pledge on Paris deal

While acknowledging that Trump's ending of United States financing for developing countries affected by climate change was an important setback, he said France and other countries were looking at ways of compensating through multilateral banks.

Author: 0 UK media: May has no intention of resigning

It now holds 318 seats. 'We will welcome any such deal being agreed, as it will provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and beyond. "I don't think she does have a majority in the House of Commons for leaving the single market", said Anna Soubry, a Conservative member of parliament.

Author: 0 Philippine troops raise flag as bombs fall on Islamist-held city

Protesters display placards and a cutout of faces of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, left, and current President Rodrigo Duterte during a rally to protest the Martial Law declaration in the southern region of Mindanao following the siege by Muslim militants of Marawi city on Friday in Manila.

Global Abe Warns of
Author: 0 Abe Warns of "Specific Action" to Deter N. Korea

Japan said the missile landed within its Exclusive Economic Zone, an area of water extended 200 nautical miles from the Japanese coast. Wearing a white shirt and grey trousers, North Korea's dictator Kim Jong Un was on hand to inspect a test launch of a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon system.

Global US troops kill 3 civilians amid attack
Author: 0 US troops kill 3 civilians amid attack

U.S. Forces Afghanistan said it had "not received any official allegations of civilian casualties" regarding Monday's ambush. The group returned fire at the attackers in self defense, according to a statement by U.S. USA military officials estimate that there are about 600 to 800 ISIL fighters in Afghanistan, mostly in Nangarhar, but also in the neighbouring Kunar province.

Global Democrat to grill US Attorney General Sessions on Comey firing
Author: 0 Democrat to grill US Attorney General Sessions on Comey firing

President Donald Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch as the new justice for the Supreme Court in Washington D.C., the United States , on January 31, 2017. A spokesman for the Justice Department said after media reports emerged in March of the meetings that Sessions had answered honestly because the encounters were part of his job as a senator and not as a surrogate of the Trump campaign.

Author: 0 Calls for Trump state visit to be cancelled after London attack tweets

The US Conference of Mayors, which represents leaders of more than 1,400 cities, said it stood "united with Mayor Sadiq Khan of London and the people of London " following the attack. "I think that's an important message". But Trump's sons defended their father's tweets targeting Khan. 'We have constant attacks going on not just there but across the globe, and we have to start putting national security and global security at an all-time high'.

Global England beat Venezuela to win Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup
Author: 0 England beat Venezuela to win Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup

Everton's Calvert-Lewin scored the game's only goal after 35 minutes while a second-half penalty save from Newcastle goalkeeper Woodman preserved England's 1-0 lead and ensured they became world champions. Wherever he goes, he will have a U20 World Cup championship on his resume. After his first attempt was denied, Calvert-Lewin took the rebound and slotted it home with his left foot.

Global Maryland, DC attorneys general suing Trump
Author: 0 Maryland, DC attorneys general suing Trump

The Justice Department says the emoluments clause shouldn't apply to Mr. Trump's situation because it was an existing business and customers are paying market rates. "And irrespective of whether such benefits affect the President's decision-making or shift his foreign or domestic policy, uncertainty about whether the President is acting in the best interest of the American people, or rather for his own ends or personal enrichment, inflicts lasting harm on our democracy".

Global Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public
Author: 0 Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public

Questions have arisen about Sessions' own involvement in the Trump campaign and his meetings with Sergey Kislyak , the Russian ambassador to the US. Trump's aides have dodged questions about whether conversations relevant to the Russian Federation investigation have been recorded, and so has the president.

Author: 0 Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

The U.S. Secret Service said Monday it doesn't have any recordings or transcripts of any tapes recorded within President Donald Trump's White House , a disclosure that failed to rule out whether any tapes exist of Trump's conversations with ousted FBI Director James Comey.

Global Tillerson says Qatar blockade 'hindering' military operations
Author: 0 Tillerson says Qatar blockade 'hindering' military operations

Trump added that "all reference was pointing to Qatar". Trump initially tweeted his support for the Saudi-led group, before apparently being nudged into a more even-handed approach when US defense officials renewed praise of Qatar, home of the al-Udeid base where the USA military commands its air missions across the Middle East and Afghanistan.

Author: 0 Trump travel ban suffers new court defeat

After the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the injunction on the temporary travel ban last month, the US Justice Department chose to appeal to the US Supreme Court . The appeals court, which also ruled against Trump's first travel ban in February, concluded that his own statements made clear that the revised version contains the same flaw by targeting Muslims.

Author: 0 May Promises Brexit Cash Giveaway in Final Push for UK Votes

Under fire after calling the snap election and then losing her majority, May on Friday said she would get on with the job of governing and would select her new cabinet of ministers shortly. In an effort to shore up her position in Number 10 the Prime Minister has sent her Chief Whip to Belfast for talks with the Democratic Unionist Party ahead of the first test of her diminished authority when Parliament returns.

Global Author eats his book on live TV after incorrect United Kingdom poll prediction
Author: 0 Author eats his book on live TV after incorrect United Kingdom poll prediction

If Labour is recoverable, then so too is the Guardian, but in order for that to happen an terrible lot of their columnists would have to climb down out of their ivory towers and eat humble pie by admitting that the electorate was right when they were wrong, rather than carrying on the anti-Corbyn agenda they've been pushing for the last two years.

Author: 0 Attack comes next for Lions: Gatland

After two less than convincing performances in the first week of the tour, a win over the Provincial Barbarians and defeat to the Blues, Ireland and Lions defence coach Farrell now has a foundation on which to build, starting on Tuesday (8:35am Irish time) against the Highlanders in Dunedin.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande releases Somewhere Over the Rainbow as charity single

The sold-out concert also featured Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Pharrell Williams , Liam Gallagher , Katy Perry , Take That and more. Grande closed the concert with a heartfelt " Somewhere over the Rainbow " rendition. 50,000 people attended One Love Manchester . News reported, she released a clip of that performance as a single that, like her other efforts, will raise funds for Red Cross's Manchester Emergency Fund .

Author: 0 Brazil's President Gets Legal Win In Battle Against Corruption Accusations

Temer has denied any wrongdoing and insists he will never resign. Brazil's President Michel Temer has been acquitted of irregularities in the 2014 election, a ruling which allows him to stay in office. Prosecutors allege that Temer worked to obstruct justice and condoned efforts to pay for the silence of a potential witness. Then last month, leaked audio recordings surfaced that seemed to show Mr Temer encouraging the payment of hush money to Eduardo Cunha, the former lower house speaker ...

Author: 0 E3 2017: Microsoft unveils Xbox One X, the most powerful console ever

Presumably, as original Xbox games become available for Xbox One, you'll be able to download them from within the Xbox One console's store. Future Xbox One titles will take advantage of the Xbox One X 4k resolution. The Xbox One X will deliver native 4K graphics at 60 frames per second. Microsoft Xbox One X is paired with 12GB of GDDR5 memory, and a memory bandwidth of 326 GB/s.

Global Environment G7 working to overcome US No
Author: 0 Environment G7 working to overcome US No

Local governments are banding together to fight climate change following President Donald Trump's announcement last week the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , The Hill reports . Hundreds of students marched through Bologna to protest the presence of the G-7 ministers in the ancient university city, a long-standing bastion of progressive activism.

Author: 0 Distrust of Trump marks Comey's testimony about his firing

Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, in a statement Thursday. Trump has previously suggested on Twitter that he might have tapes of his encounter with Comey, and he told reporters who asked about them Friday, "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future".

Global AU chairman calls for 'dialogue' in Gulf crisis
Author: 0 AU chairman calls for 'dialogue' in Gulf crisis

On Sunday, Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al Sabah said in a statement that Qatar is "willing to hold a dialogue" to end the crisis and that unity among Gulf nations remains "paramount". Three ships loaded with 350 tonnes of fruit and vegetables were also set to leave an Iranian port for Qatar, the Tasnim news agency quoted a local official as saying.

Author: 0 Qatar Central Bank says operating normally despite crisis

As part of that effort, the firm plans "a comprehensive legal and government relations strategy", one that will communicate broadly and to "certain domestic agencies and leaders". Other US officials have said Qatar has already taken some steps to reduce terror funding but that the steps are insufficient. Tillerson, speaking at the State Department , said the USA would help support efforts to mediate the crisis , along with Kuwait - another Gulf country that has stepped up to try to broker ...

Author: 0 NKorea fires volley of cruise missiles, fifth test in a month

The three previous tests were of ballistic missiles, with North Korea appearing determined to develop a missile capable of carrying a nuclear weapon and reaching the USA mainland. The projectiles, launched near the eastern port city of Wonsan, were believed to be surface-to-ship cruise missiles, South Korea's joint chiefs was quoted as saying by CNN Thursday.

Global How Twitter reacted to the Tory-DUP government?
Author: 0 How Twitter reacted to the Tory-DUP government?

In 1974, a minority Labour government was in charge for eight months because the Conservatives were willing to abstain on key votes. British Prime Minister Theresa May will ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government on Friday after an election debacle that saw her Conservative Party lose its parliamentary majority days before talks on Britain's European Union departure are due to begin.

Global Iran Arrests 7 Accused of Aiding Deadly Tehran Attacks
Author: 0 Iran Arrests 7 Accused of Aiding Deadly Tehran Attacks

The Intelligence Ministry has arrested dozens of people affiliated with Daesh across Iran over the past days. Following the attacks on Wednesday, in an online statement, the Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the attacks on the Iranian Parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

Global Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public
Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

Pressure mounted at the start of the week following reports that Sessions offered his resignation to Trump because the President blamed Sessions for exacerbating his Russian Federation problems by recusing himself from the probe. Trump attributed his May 9 dismissal of Comey to the Russian Federation investigation. Following Comey's testimony last week , both Democratic and GOP senators were interested in knowing why Sessions was involved in the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's ...

Author: 0 South Korea names new defence minister to counter North's arms threat

One Test Down, Countless More to Go? Documents released to the Taxpayer's Union under the Official Information Act have revealed New Zealand provided around $30,000 per year to its embassy in South Korea , with the money then directed to non-government organisations in North Korea .

Global Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public
Author: 0 Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

Calls for public testimony by Sessions had increased after last week's appearance before that same panel by Comey, who said that he had not told Sessions about some of the conversations with President Trump had made Comey uneasy about possible White House interference in the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Author: 0 USA Keeps Pace On Mexico Draw

Guzan starting in net was one of seven changes made by Arena after the 2-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago a couple of days earlier. Back-to-back losses at home to Mexico and away to Costa Rica in November have severely stunted the United States' qualification bid, which sees it relying on the latter and Panama to drop points in the coming months.

Author: 0 Canada denies it wants G20 to drop mention of Paris climate pact

As a effect, Washington formally refused to back multilateral development banks — bodies created to finance poorer nations and help them reduce their pollution emissions. Environment ministers and officials met in a luxury hotel, sitting around a table covered in lush grass, to discuss issues ranging from climate change to sustainable development and litter at sea.

Author: 0 US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

Continuing the dialogue is key, Galletti said. Hulot said USA commitments on other environmental issues, notably cleaning up the world's plastic-choked oceans, were not in doubt, and the commitment of industry players to green technologies and renewable energy would not be affected by Trump's position.

Global The scene during protests in Russian Federation
Author: 0 The scene during protests in Russian Federation

Navalny was fined and jailed for 15 days for his role in the earlier March protests. A common theme in March and at the latest round of rallies is the presence of rubber ducks, waved in the air by protesters. "About 121 people were detained in Moscow up to this point". Police explained that the detention had to do with Navalny's calls for people to come to an unauthorized rally.

Author: 0 Saudi carrier seeks to poach Qatar Airways crews

He said Pakistan should approach the Gulf countries with the request to show restraint and resolve their differences through negotiations. A previous mediation effort by Kuwait in which the Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah shuttled between Riyadh , Abu Dhabi and Doha , failed to achieve an immediate breakthrough.

Author: 0 What Exactly Is A Hung Parliament?

The 10 DUP MPs could prove crucial in supporting the Conservatives on key votes after Thursday's election saw Mrs May lose control of the Commons. But Mr Corbyn said: 'I don't think Theresa May and this government have any credibility.

Author: 0 Gilman grad wins Tony Award for lighting design of 'The Great Comet'

The show's 23-year-old star Ben Platt was deemed Best Actor in a Musical . "Don't waste any time trying to be anyone but yourself because the things that make you unusual are what make you powerful.thank you", Platt said in his acceptance speech , speaking directly to the young people.

Author: 0 USMNT's Michael Bradley scores on gorgeous chip against Mexico

The United States men's soccer team's draw against Mexico was worth more than a point in the standings. The crowd of 81,000 at Estadio Azteca was stunned. The other part might be the presence of a small militia in the form of Mexican police, who escorted American fans from the hotels into the stadium, where the United States supporters watched from mostly behind the aforementioned barbed wire fences.

Global Hope Trump will rethink Paris Climate Accord decision: Rajnath
Author: 0 Hope Trump will rethink Paris Climate Accord decision: Rajnath

It has to be seen in what circumstances the USA president made the statement on the Paris accord, Mr Singh added. Singh, however, expressed hope that the United States will rethink its position on the Paris accord. Leaders can be a prophetic voice on climate change. MIT hit back the following day, saying the statement was misleading and calling the Paris accord "unprecedented and vital".

Author: 0 Pakistan confirms Chinese couple killed after IS claim

He said a data bank of Chinese nationals, present in the country, should be prepared and maintained by National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) and should be shared with all security agencies of the country. However, Hua said the Pakistani side had provided China information that the two nationals were probably dead. Interior Minister has directed security forces to probe into the matter and called for precautionary measures to avoid the misusage of visas in future.

Author: 0 Chuck Schumer invites Donald Trump to testify about Comey and Russian Federation

In March Comey testified that the bureau was probing Trump's campaign team and associates as part of a larger investigation looking into how Russian Federation interfered with the 2016 presidential election. just made his dad seem like a liar. The president's personal lawyer on Thursday denied that Trump asked Comey to drop the Flynn investigation. Comey said in his testimony that he took the President's statement to be an inappropriate directive.

Global In fight for Philippine city, a painful window on war
Author: 0 In fight for Philippine city, a painful window on war

Richard Heydarian, a foreign affairs analyst from the Philippines , suggested to Defense News that the seizure of Marawi might have been timed to coincide with global travel of President Rodrigo Duterte and Philippines' senior military leadership, and conducted in response to a jibe from Duterte previous year challenging the Maute to seize Marawi.

Global Brazilian court to rule on possibly scrapping president's mandate
Author: 0 Brazilian court to rule on possibly scrapping president's mandate

Last June , Alves resigned as President Michel Temer's tourism minister after accusations that he had taken bribes. If found guilty at the court's last scheduled hearing on Thursday, Temer would be able to appeal. Temer, who received the questions on Monday, has 24 hours to respond to them in writing, Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday. The Supreme Court has given Temer until Friday to answers questions by federal police on his conversation with the JBS executive and whether ...

Author: 0 Trump Expected In Miami Friday - But Big Changes To Cuba Policy Aren't

Either way, the announcement's timing may be less controversial in the end than its substance - especially among more conservative Cuban-Americans who voted for Trump because he pledged during his campaign past year, in Miami, to strike a "better deal" on normalization that would force Cuba to improve human rights.

Author: 0 Trump Slams "Cowardly" Comey in Latest Twitter Rant

Trump Jr. went on to say that his father was "vindicated" by Comey's testimony, which he called "basically ridiculous". "Some of the things that he said just weren't true", added Mr Trump who, when asked if he would be willing to speak under oath to special prosecutor Robert Mueller about the encounters, responded: "100 per cent".

Global Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq - ministry
Author: 0 Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq - ministry

He said it was too soon to say if Saudi Arabia was responsible. Iran's Intelligence Ministry has confirmed that five of the men involved in terror attacks in Iran had fought for the Islamic State group. Iranians march during the funeral for the victims of twin terrorist attacks on the Parliament building and the Mausoleum of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini, in the capital, Tehran , on June 9, 2017.

Global Theresa May: I wanted different result, but now I'll lead
Author: 0 Theresa May: I wanted different result, but now I'll lead

Labour has said it will not seek a coalition, instead seeking to govern as a minority government if possible. Theresa May didn't only place herself at the head of the Conservative campaign - she personalised it to a remarkable degree, pulling it round herself like a warrior's suit of armour.

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