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Author: 0 Pakistan hopes current Middle East crisis to be resolved soon

Meanwhile, Qatar has supported Kuwait's efforts to mediate between Doha and Arab states. Qatar's regional rivals insist it funds and supports political Islam, al Qaeda-linked Syrian militias and the Muslim Brotherhood - as well as accusing the small state of being too cosy with Iran, the Shia regional superpower.

Author: 0 Michael Bradley scores early stunner; US men's soccer ties Mexico

Bradley scored from 40 yards out on the attack. Bradley is the team's captain with 133 career caps and 16 goals . The USA's 1-1 tie - Carlos Vela scored the equalizer 17 minutes later - marked the third time the Americans have picked up a point in a Mexico-hosted World Cup qualifier, after scoreless ties in 2013 and 1997.

Global Trump to host S.Korea's Moon for N.Korea talks
Author: 0 Trump to host S.Korea's Moon for N.Korea talks

The left photo, provided by South Korea's military, shows a suspected North Korean drone found on a mountain in Inje, Gangwon Province, on June 9, 2017, and the right one is what was discovered on Baengnyeong Island in 2014. It says the rest are mostly photos of residential areas, farming fields and other less-sensitive areas in the South. The Seongju county is some 270 km south of the military demarcation line (MDL) that has divided the two Koreas since the three-year Korean War ended in ...

Author: 0 Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

Rodman received the red-carpet treatment on his four past trips since 2013, which generated a lot of publicity - most of it not good - and did little in terms of diplomacy. condemned the sentence at the time, accusing North Korea of attempting to use Warmbier as a political pawn amid heightened tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.

Global Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify
Author: 0 Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify

According to Sessions, his appearance before senators was "in light of Mr. Comey's recent testimony". The U.S. Secret Service said Monday that it doesn't have any tape recordings from President Trump inside the White House , according to a report , casting doubt on the existence of audio recordings of the president's conversations before he fired FBI Director James B.

Author: 0 Qatar asks United Nations body to resolve Gulf airspace row

Gulf Arab states have issued no public demands; but a list that has been circulating includes severance of diplomatic relations with Iran, expulsion of all members of the Palestinian Hamas group and of the Muslim Brotherhood , the freezing of all bank accounts of Hamas members, ending support for "terrorist organizations" and ceasing interference in Egyptian affairs.

Author: 0 Qatar crisis: UAE accused of bankrolling Turkey coup

The diplomatic rift came two weeks after Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt blocked several Qatari media outlets, including Al Jazeera, over comments allegedly made by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Meanwhile Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss the dispute between Qatar and other Arab states in coming days, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Hopes rise for softer Brexit after poll shock

After attending the Prime Minister's political cabinet on Monday, she told BBC News: "I'm suggesting that the Conservative Party works with those both within the House of Commons and with people without to ensure that as we leave the European Union we have a Brexit that works for the economy and puts that first".

Global Harry Kane proud of scoring key goal for England while being captain
Author: 0 Harry Kane proud of scoring key goal for England while being captain

England had been the better side throughout the game, but two late Leigh Griffiths free kicks put Scotland on course for a shock victory, before Kane intervened. That's what we have got to show - we have to be a team that are never beaten. The Three Lions had seemingly snatched defeat from the jaws of victory in Group F of World Cup qualifying, as two brilliant late Leigh Griffiths free-kicks cancelled out Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's opener.

Global Senate heads toward showdown vote on Saudi arms sale
Author: 0 Senate heads toward showdown vote on Saudi arms sale

Sens. Rand Paul , R-Ky.; Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Al Franken, D-Minn., introduced the resolution of disapproval for the sale in late May as a rebuke against the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen's 2-year-old civil war, and USA military support for it without congressional approval.

Global South Korea names new unification minister to handle North Korea ties
Author: 0 South Korea names new unification minister to handle North Korea ties

Since Moon's May 10 inauguration, however, North Korea has conducted several missile launches in a show of its resolve to continue its weapons development program to cope with what it calls US hostility. Preparations for the rallies often begin months in advance and are usually held on an important anniversary of the party or Kim Jong Un's family. Despite their longstanding differences - the two countries are still technically at war - South and North Korea have a strong shared ...

Global Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey
Author: 0 Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey

The probe over the possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation is now in the hands of special counsel Robert Mueller for Russian Federation investigation following the Comey dismissal. Comey was leading that probe. This is Sessions's first Congressional testimony since his confirmation hearing , in which Sessions lied to Congress under oath about meeting with Russian officials.

Author: 0 Hundreds protest Sharia law in Houston, nationwide

It didn't take long before the two groups exchanged angry words and gestures. Emotions really high here today, the anti-Trump crowd arguing that this was in fact part of a broad effort to smear Muslims, an ongoing effort to raise fears about Islam.

Author: 0 Senior Cabinet minister offer support to United Kingdom prime minister

Also under consideration is whether to exclude overseas students in the immigration numbers and even possibly to abandon the target to reduce immigration to the "tens of thousands". The speech was scheduled to take place on June 19, but the BBC reported that it would be pushed back by a few days. The petition calls on the prime minister to condemn the anti-Christian bigotry on display in the attacks on pro-life and socially conservative MPs, and recognise that holding these values is not ...

Author: 0 May seeks help of N. Irish party to form minority government

May called the election called in a bid to strengthen her mandate ahead of European Union exit talks. While both Labour and the Conservatives have ruled out a second referendum on Brexit and seem to both favour a "hard" Brexit , the Labour Party has not been explicit about many of its aims on the issue.

Global Israel is 'not ready' for peace: Palestinian official
Author: 0 Israel is 'not ready' for peace: Palestinian official

The occupation continues, and under interim agreements with the Palestinians, Israel now has full security and civil control of 60 percent of the West Bank , including the Jordan valley. That worries many Israelis, including a coalition of former Israeli security officials, who have come together in a group known as Commanders for Israel's Security.

Global UK Conservatives rally around beleaguered PM Theresa May ahead of Brexit talks
Author: 0 UK Conservatives rally around beleaguered PM Theresa May ahead of Brexit talks

From a position of holding all the cards, Prime Minister May is now left with few options as she strives to reach a deal with the DUP to prop up her party and give it a majority in the House of Commons. ÷ The start of Brexit talks was delayed after the European Union said the election result had caused uncertainty in Brussels. Without a so-called confidence and supply deal with the DUP, her party risks losing the vote next week on the Queen's Speech, which lays out the agenda for the ...

Author: 0 UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan

Theresa May has been given a reprieve by Conservative MPs after telling them: " I got us into this mess, and I'm going to get us out of it". Formal Brexit talks are scheduled to start June 19. David Davis , the cabinet member in charge of Brexit, said talks with the European Union may not start on Monday as planned because it would clash with the scheduled date of the Queen's Speech.

Author: 0 Theresa May's stance might 'delay' EU-Brexit talks by a year

The rare and strongly-worded intervention by the former prime minister, who also called for a more collegiate approach to Brexit , will be deeply unsettling for May, who is holding talks at Downing Street with the DUP leader, Arlene Foster .

Author: 0 Britain's May vows to stay on despite election blow

What happens if the prime minister can't form a government? Brexit negotiations will be more hard for British Prime Minister Theresa May following the general election results , a think-tank expert said Friday. Conservative MP Nigel Evans told CNN his party shot itself "in the head" with an "irrelevant" manifesto, which was peppered with "arsenic". With less than a quarter of Jews ages 18 to 34 planning to vote Labour just days before the election, according to polls , the ...

Author: 0 May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

A contrite May took responsibility for losing her party's majority; 'I've got us into the mess and I will get us out of it.' She also promised to help those who had lost their seats and said sorry a couple of times . David Davis is in charge of heading up negotiations as Britain leaves the EU How would it be different to a hard Brexit? "The key issue is to put our country's economic future first and foremost in our minds as we go ahead with Brexit".

Author: 0 UK leader Theresa May seen fighting for survival after election failure

A blatant bid to do away with a living and breathing opposition that threatened to scupper her plans every step of the way. Instead, her authority has been diminished. After winning his own seat in north London , Mr Corbyn said Mrs May's attempt to win a bigger mandate had backfired. "Clearly if she's got a worse result than two years ago and is nearly unable to form a government, then she, I doubt, will survive in the long term as Conservative Party leader", former Conservative ...

Author: 0 Fresh arrest in London Bridge terror attack probe

Haydon said since last Saturday they had taken 262 statements from people from 19 different countries and numerous worldwide inquiries were ongoing relating to the attackers and the victims. Instead he resorted to "plan B" and rented a white van which ploughed into pedestrians. Detectives have so far spoken to 262 people from 19 different countries and, of these, 78 are considered significant witnesses although officers are appealing for more to come forward.

Author: 0 Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia

Asked about the prospects of a veto threat, the Foreign Relations panel's top Democrat , Maryland Senator Ben Cardin , told reporters Monday that while "there's no administration that wants Congress interfering" with its sanctions policy, "I think we'll have the support of the administration" for any bipartisan Russian Federation deal that might pass this week.

Global Arlene Foster and Theresa May set for crucial talks in London
Author: 0 Arlene Foster and Theresa May set for crucial talks in London

With a DUP deal as her only way of staying in power, how could May say no to the unionists, for example, in the vital but tortuous negotiations to resurrect the devolved government and assembly, disturbingly suspended now for months? So how long will the Prime Minister last? Election 2017: the most SHOCKING result in recent history? Amid the uncertainty , they're selling off the British currency as business leaders warn that the lack of clarity could hinder investments.

Author: 0 Comey Testimony Hysterics Perfectly Summed Up in 5 Hilarious Cartoons

But Donald Trump Jr, the president's eldest son, seemed to confirm Comey's version of events in a Fox News interview as he tried to emphasise the fact that his father did not directly order Comey to stop investigating Flynn. Comey testified Thursday that Trump told him "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty" during a White House dinner, before saying that Flynn is a "good guy" and that Comey should "let this go".

Author: 0 Sharp rise in Britons seeking German passports as Brexit looms

German authorities granted citizenship to 2,865 United Kingdom nationals past year, compared with about 600 in 2015, the agency said in a statement on Tuesday. People born in Northern Ireland or those with an Irish parent already have an automatic right to Irish citizenship. The number is expected to be considerably greater next year as most Britons applying for a German passport did so only after the referendum and most applications take from six months to a year to process, the Guardian ...

Author: 0 Tributes planned at Stade de France for England friendly

Given the friendly nature of the game, Southgate could also give Kieran Trippier his first start over club teammate Kyle Walker, John Stone another run out at centre-back, as well as a start for goal-scorer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, perhaps in central midfielder over Jake Livermore.

Author: 0 Scottish Tory leader: Brexit needs cross-party approach

Nicola Sturgeon's admission that her push for a second independence referendum cost her party votes, is the main story in The Scotsman. It's being assumed that the SNP's 37 per cent of the popular vote constitutes a general fall in support that would carry through to any other election, but that simply doesn't tally with the facts.

Author: 0 Trump offers to speak under oath after Comey testimony

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said Trump's private comments urging him to drop the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn led him to tell his Justice Department colleagues they needed to be careful.

Global LCD Soundsystem criticise album reissues
Author: 0 LCD Soundsystem criticise album reissues

LCD Soundsystem recently debuted a pair of new tracks and performed them on Saturday Night Live , but before we get to hear the full new album James Murphy and co. Of course, LCD Soundsystem are a Brooklyn band, were founded there, and the city has been an integral part of their identity for the entirety of their existence.

Global Manhunt underway after fatal shooting of Arkansas police officer
Author: 0 Manhunt underway after fatal shooting of Arkansas police officer

Flags are flying at half staff in Newport as the city mourns the loss of a police officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty Monday night. In April 2016, he graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Academy Program in Quantico, Va., and was named Jackson County Law Enforcement Officer of the Year by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge in October 2016.

Author: 0 Saudi king and Putin speak about Qatar crisis

Qatari officials met Monday with Ethiopia's prime minister and Saudi officials visited the Ethiopian capital over the weekend. Qatar Charity, the largest Qatari NGO, as well as Sheikh Eid Al Thani Charitable Foundation and the Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation have been also put on the black list.

Author: 0 CT 2017: Pakistan Win Thriller To Storm Into Semi Final Of CT

The England captain said that Pakistan's bowling attack is very good, but added that his team has got a plan prepared to counter Pakistan's bowling attack . It was the start of a sustained collapse, with Ali's painstaking 34 ended when he fended at paceman Suranga Lakmal and Kusal Mendis held on at a wide slip position.

Global Militants hurl grenade at CRPF camp in Pulwama, 10 injured
Author: 0 Militants hurl grenade at CRPF camp in Pulwama, 10 injured

The camp was housed by troops of the 180th battalion of CRPF at Ladiyar village of Tral, 35 kms from here, a police official said. Last week, a civilian was injured after terrorists attacked a police convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, near Kashmir's Qazigund area.

Author: 0 For Trump, a prosecution of Comey would be a disaster

At Thursday's hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey explained his decision to memorialize his meetings with the president by expressing his worry that Trump "might lie about" their meetings. It's safe to say that it's not just Democrats, but the general public who would be eager to see the president appear before a committee and lay out his version of his meetings with Comey .

Author: 0 Former PM Major: May's DUP deal is risk to Northern Ireland peace

Meanwhile Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned Prime Minister Theresa May that the Good Friday Agreement cannot be put at risk. "The danger is that however much any government tries, they will not be seen to be impartial if they're locked into a parliamentary deal at Westminster with one of the Northern Ireland parties", he said.

Global Secret Service: We Don't Have Any Trump White House Tapes
Author: 0 Secret Service: We Don't Have Any Trump White House Tapes

Trump raised the possibility of tapes last month after firing Comey. He did not say whether he would appear in open or closed session. Kasowitz has declared Trump "completely vindicated" by Comey's assertion that he told the president he was not personally a target of the FBI's investigation into whether the campaign coordinated with Russian Federation during the election.

Global UAE newspaper says fake site impersonated it
Author: 0 UAE newspaper says fake site impersonated it

Turkey has sent a team of military experts to Qatar to evaluate troop deployments, as several Arab countries continue to isolate the small Gulf country over allegations of supporting terror groups. Pakistan's prime minister and army chief are heading to Saudi Arabia, where they hope to help ease tensions related to the Gulf diplomatic crisis. Sharif also reaffirmed the strong commitment of the people and government of Pakistan to territorial integrity and sovereignty of Saudi Arabia and ...

Author: 0 Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said last week she wasn't aware of whether the White House had any kind of taping system and suggested reporters check with the Secret Service on any security-related questions. Charles Schumer of NY, the Senate's top Democrat. "To get into a hypothetical at this point would be premature". The investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation to win the 2016 presidential election continues, at the peril of the GOP ...

Global Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts
Author: 0 Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

If there is no independent account of what might have taken place inside the White House - in the form of a recording system that might have kept "tapes" of the discussions that took place, as Trump once suggested on Twitter - it boils down to Trump's and Sessions' word against Comey's.

Global At least 32 injured in NYC carbon monoxide leak
Author: 0 At least 32 injured in NYC carbon monoxide leak

The Fire Department said the blaze started in the basement of 60 Murray around 8:30 a.m. Authorities ultimately determined the package wasn't hazardous, Leonard said. Multiple people are injured after a fire erupted in TriBeCa high-rise Tuesday morning, causing high levels of carbon monoxide in the area, according to the fire department.

Author: 0 British PM Theresa May apologises to own MPs for 'election mess'

Mrs May failed to win a majority in parliament at the election last week, prompting calls for her plan to leave the EU's single market to be watered down, and for some rival lawmakers to demand that the Brexit process be delayed. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May holds the first Cabinet meeting following the general election at 10 Downing Street, in London June 12, 2017.

Author: 0 Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

The sources reportedly gave no further details, however, such as the objective of the visit or whether Rodman would meet with Kim. "If I put anyone in harm's way, I apologize, you know". "We have been told that he has been in that condition since March of 2016". "He has the unique, unbelievable relationship between both President Trump and Marshall Kim Jong-un", said Rodman's agent Chris Volo in the video .

Global Russia, Korea, N Korea key challenges for US: Mattis
Author: 0 Russia, Korea, N Korea key challenges for US: Mattis

About 10 of them were aerial shots of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system - more than 100 miles away from the border - which is created to shoot North Korea's ballistic missiles down before they can do damage, the official said.

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman says he's 'trying to open a door' in North Korea

Trump called Rodman "smart" for his 2013 trip to North Korea , Politico reported at the time . He told reporters at Beijing airport Tuesday that he believes President Donald Trump is happy with his visit "to accomplish something we both need".

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