Author: 0 Eritrea sides with Saudi and allies over row with Qatar

Erdogan also defended Qatar by saying that Doha has taken decisive stand against the Islamic State. "Qatar is a country which, like Turkey, has adopted the most resolute stance against Daesh [ISIL]", said Erdoğan. and Saudi Arabia. He said: "We don't think the region can afford further escalation, the region is going through turbulence around us". Al-Jazira newspaper also quoted Trump, warning that "Qatar must stop its terrorism or accept its downfall".

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Author: 0 Woman missing from Port Douglas home found safe, search continues for man

The pair could be travelling in a black 2012 model Holden Commodore station wagon with fitted black wheels, police say. Police spotted the vehicle at around 7pm, just before it veered off the road and plummeted into bushland. "'We are not in a position to comment on the relationship between the two as investigations were ongoing", Gooiker said. Detectives said the 20-year-old of Port Douglas had been safely recovered near the bottom of the Kuranda Range in Cairns.

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Author: 0 Eyewitness footage of shooting at congressional baseball practice

But Wednesday's incident, as well as the 2011 shooting of then-Democratic Rep. "I really enjoy the Congressional Baseball Game, as it is great for camaraderie among our team, as a stress reliever, and as a fundraiser for these two worthwhile charities", Shimkus said on his website in 2010.

Author: 0 John Oliver: The most important thing in James Comey's testimony

The plans come after Trump broke his silence on Twitter today and posted, "WOW, Comey is a leaker!" He never said it in form and he never said it in substance. Those voters will be key to the GOP's success in next year's midterms when Republicans will be defending a fragile majority in the House and looking to pick up seats in the Senate, thanks to a favourable map that has a large group of Democratic incumbents up for re-election in states that voted for Trump.

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Author: 0 Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting

According to the Gun Violence Archive , today's tragic shooting is the 153rd mass shooting incident in the United States since January. A House subcommittee had been scheduled to discuss a controversial proposal to ease regulations of gun silencers on Wednesday, but the hearing was cancelled in the wake of the shooting.

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Author: 0 UPS employee kills three at San Francisco package facility

Toney said police were still interviewing "dozens" of witnesses who were inside the warehouse to understand what happened. He says police won't know more information about weapon until they test-fire it. Gaut said the facility's employees were dismissed from work once the lockdown was lifted and that most had since left the building. "I saw police officers go up from the ramp and then storm the buildings", he said.

Author: 0 Inmates shoot, kill 2 correctional officers in Georgia

Dozens of law enforcement officers from all around the state are searching for the two. CORRECTS SOURCE TO GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS IN SIGNOFF- This undated photo released by the Georgia Department of Corrections Tuesday, June 13, 2017 , shows inmate Ricky Dubose .

Author: 0 It's President Trump's Birthday Today

But it's unclear how the president will be marking his birthday this year. Trump won the general election on November 8, 2016 and was inaugurated on January 20, 2017. For the event every American must do something to make America great again. "Rise and Resist", the group responsible for organizing the march, has urged all residents of New York City to join the procession to Trump Towers, where they plan to hold demonstrations.

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Author: 0 Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity

Scalise is the No. 3 House Republican leader. "America is praying for you and America is praying for all of the victims of this awful shooting ". Scalise was one of five people shot by James Hodgkinson early Wednesday. They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats.

Author: 0 Was Session's Testimony Today a Plus or Minus for Trump?

Sessions , a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said in his opening statement that it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was aware of or participated in any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

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Author: 0 12 confirmed dead in London blaze

So far, 74 people have been declared injured and 18 are in critical care. Residents said they had warned repeatedly over fire safety in the block. "Extensive cordons remain in place and a number of nearby residents have been evacuated as a precaution", Cundy said. Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton called it an " unprecedented incident " unlike anything she had seen in her 29-year career as a firefighter.

Author: 0 EU Parliament negotiator wants Brexit clarity from London soon

Conservative Party talks with the DUP are expected to be completed today . Ms Foster, who travelled to Westminster for talks with the Tories on Tuesday, said she hoped a deal could be reached "sooner rather than later". " The danger is that however much any government tries they will not be seen to be impartial if they are locked into a parliamentary deal ", former Conservative prime minister John Major told BBC radio.

Author: 0 CORBYN COMEBACK? How Labour leader 'could STILL win election and become PM'

Britain's Primer Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street with her husband on the way to Buckingham Palace after Britain's election in London , Britain June 9, 2017. Instead of improving the Conservative hold on the House, she weakened it to the point that it will only take four dissidents from the coalition membership to topple the government.

Author: 0 EU hints that Brexit talks may not start on time

Despite May's quip that " Brexit means Brexit", the reality is that there are many shades of Brexit and they all appear to be back in play following the election. Would the British negotiating position represent "the position of the Tories or the position of the whole nation?" he asked. The UK election also has created problems with May's mandate, leverage and plan, and the latter of which could well now be about to be rewritten on the fly.

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Author: 0 London Fire: Baby Dropped, Caught as High-Rise Burns

One resident said the fire alarm did not go off. A baby thrown from the window of a blazing high-rise apartment building in London early Wednesday fell at least nine floors before being caught by a bystander, according to a witness. Around 70 people have been taken into six hospitals in the surrounding area, with some fighting for their lives. "Anyone who is concerned about loved ones in relation to the fire should contact Casualty Bureau which has been opened following the fire".

Author: 0 Special Counsel Mueller Reportedly Looking Into Obstruction of Justice by Trump

Former FBI Director James Comey testified last week that the president was not personally under investigation at the time of his firing on May 9. The New York Times reported last month that Trump himself had asked Comey to halt any investigation into Flynn, an interaction Comey confirmed during his congressional testimony earlier this month, but Kasowitz denied.

Author: 0 Scalise in critical condition after gunman opened fire at congressional baseball practice

A more severe bloodbath was averted because Capitol Hill police were there to return gunfire and hold back assailant James Hodgkinson . While the Second Amendment is treated as a sacred edict from the heavens, never to be touched, these are legislators who are happy to change laws about voting rights, equal access to women's health care and mental health care as well.

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Author: 0 US Republican and aides shot at baseball practice

Scalise dragged himself toward right field in the opposite direction of the gunman, Flake said. "Prior to entering surgery, the Whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone", Scalise's office said in a statement. Officers arrived at the scene within three minutes and two of them engaged the shooter, Brown said. In a brief interview in a Senate hallway, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, "I think everybody handled it well and things seem to be under control".

Author: 0 President Trump: Scalise a good friend and patriot

Mr Trump was the one to reveal that Hodgkinson had died from his injuries in the "very, very brutal assault". Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe tweeted a couple of times on his personal Twitter account, noting that the Commonwealth was standing by to help local law enforcement officers in Alexandria and that First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe, like him, had everyone affected in her thoughts.

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Author: 0 Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police

In a brief interview in a Senate hallway, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said , "I think everybody handled it well and things seem to be under control". Two Capitol Police officers sustained relatively minor injuries. Multiple members of Congress said there was an uptick in threats coming into their offices both before and after Wednesday morning's shooting at a US House Republican baseball practice.

Author: 0 US attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

Comey testified last week that he did not tell Sessions that Trump had asked him to drop a probe into National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation because he suspected Sessions would soon need to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.

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Author: 0 Georgia congressman calls shooting 'senseless act of evil'

On the way out, he had a quick conversation he has since reported to police. A man allegedly approached Republican Rep. Ron Desantis of Florida minutes before the shooting in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday and asked which party the people on the field belonged to, Republicans or Democrats.

Author: 0 Paper says Mueller probe looking at obstruction

Trump can't directly fire Mueller, but could ask Rosenstein to fire him. The fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director said ultimately it was up to Mueller to make a determination whether the president crossed a legal line. Still, Gingrich said any special counsel with an agenda can "all of the sudden find something procedural and technical to latch onto". Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard BurrRichard BurrKamala Harris questioning cut off for second week in a row ...

Author: 0 Witness captures video of shooting where US congressman, four others wounded

Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said his officers arrived on the scene within two to three minutes and engaged the shooter. The shooting of Scalise, a Republican from Louisiana, is the latest disturbing example of the extremely polarized political and cultural environment since Donald Trump won the White House.

Author: 0 Just in: President Trump Is Reportedly Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Ms sanders also said says the president was pleased with attorney general Jeff Sessions' evidence to Congress on Tuesday. "(Now Democrats) have gone down lots of rabbit trails", Arkansas Republican Tom Cotton said. Collins' question wasn't the only time the Mueller investigation came up during Rosenstein's hearing on Capitol Hill. Rosenstein offered his assurances as US news accounts quoted Republican allies of Trump suggesting that the president is considering firing Mueller ...

Author: 0 MP queries safety of Australian buildings after London fire

Other witnesses said they saw people jumping from upper floors or tying sheets together to try and escape. She said she feared more victims would be found still inside the tower, where up to 600 people lived in 120 apartments. One resident said the fire alarm did not go off. As the fire continued to burn ferociously for several hours Wednesday morning, there were concerns that the building might collapse.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

Sessions added a letter to that effect, and both letters were sent to Trump, who then fired Comey later on the same day, May 9. Speculation around Sessions has ramped up since former FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week . He said Comey never talked with him about the investigation. Sessions recused himself on March 2 after reports emerged that he had twice met with the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak , during the election, contradicting his statements ...

Author: 0 Hostage situation at Somali restaurant

A auto bomb has detonated outside a restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu , killing at least nine people and wounding several others, police said. The attack Wednesday night began with a suicide auto bombing at the. Mohamud Abdi survived the attack with slight injuries and said: "Many young men did not survive".

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Author: 0 Nationals to Proceed with 108th Congressional Baseball Game

He had been living out of his van in the Alexandria area in recent months, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. When they opened fire, Brooks said, they were so close that he initially feared a second shooter was involved. Rep. Steve Pearce of New Mexico was taking swings in the batting cage along the first base side when he noticed a bystander near the third base dugout.

Author: 0 4 takeaways from Jeff Sessions' feisty testimony to Congress about Russia

Sessions was sworn in February 9 but did not actually step away from the investigation until March 2, the day after The Washington Post reported on his two previously undisclosed Kislyak meetings. Days after that, Sessions also corrected his confirmation hearing testimony to inform the committee about his two meetings with Kislyak. At least Sessions said he had "confidence" in Mueller.

Author: 0 An Appalling And Detestable Lie': 5 Highlights From Sessions' Senate Testimony

In a fiery Senate intelligence committee hearing, Sessions raised his voice in indignation as he rejected claims that he had colluded with Russian officials during the 2016 election as an "appalling and detestable lie ". After Comey's testimony , Trump said he had been vindicated because his former FBI director confirmed telling Trump on three occasions that he was not under investigation.

Author: 0 Game on: Tragedy won't stop congressional baseball game

Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) said security measures are being reviewed, including allowing lawmakers to use their personal office budgets to "secure our homes". In a statement, Texas Rep. Roger Williams, one of the team's coaches, said one of his staff members, legislative correspondent Zack Barth, was shot during the incident and is receiving medical attention.

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At the time , she was considered a strong favorite against Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn . Youngsters and elderly joined together yesterday, 'which made them possible to conquer 261 seats compared to the 318 of the ruling Conservative Party.

Author: 0 Congressional Democrats Are Suing President Trump Over Foreign Payments

The clause says that "without the Consent of the Congress ", the president can't accept benefits "of any kind whatever from any King, Prince, or foreign State ". "Indeed, he has taken the position that the Foreign Emoluments Clause does not require him to obtain such approval before accepting benefits arising out of exchanges between foreign states and his businesses".

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Author: 0 Family seek 12-year-old girl missing after Grenfell Tower fire

The fire service was called to the Grenfell Tower at 12.54am on Wednesday. "This is a complex operation and I anticipate the number will increase beyond those 12". "That will then move into recovery phase and then we will move into a phase where we seek to answer the questions that people quite understandably have, so we really understand what happened here, what went wrong, so we don't find ourselves in this situation, because I don't think that anybody wants to go through another night ...

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Author: 0 GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

The hospital said another victim of the shooting is in good condition. The assailant later died from injuries he received during the shooting , President Donald Trump announced from the White House . "We can't let the bad guys win", said the Tennessee Republican , who told reporters he will head home to Chattanooga for the weekend to spend time with the people of his district at the annual Riverbend Festival.

Author: 0 London fire: 'I saw a woman throw her baby from the window'

London fire services managed to evacuate numerous residents - but entire floors of people were still unaccounted for more than 16 hours after the first rescuers arrived. "There were people banging on windows screaming, crying out for help". Lamrani said there were "endless numbers of people" trapped and "screaming for their lives".

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Author: 0 Lawmakers Talk More Security, Packing a Gun After Shooting

It was when they were pulling out that the "middle-aged caucasian male" asked them whether the players were Republicans or Democrats, DeSantis said. "He had a lot of ammo", Flake said, adding that he believed the shooter was using a rifle. Scalise underwent surgery and is in stable condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, according to a statement by his office.

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Author: 0 Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball

Barton saw several people hit, including members of the security detail that went after the shooter. Scalise was fielding balls on second base when he was shot, according to lawmakers present, then dragged himself into the outfield to get away from the gunman.

Author: 0 White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

President Trump is so out of touch with reality that he thinks he can threaten special counsel Robert Mueller into clearing him on the Russian Federation scandal. MARGARET BRENNAN: Republican leaders Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan expressed support today for Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating Russian election meddling and allegations of Trump campaign collusion.

Author: 0 At least 12 dead in London tower block fire

Speaking to assembled press at the scene, she said: 'This is an unprecedented incident. "I've never seen a fire like that", he said. Fifty people were hospitalized and rescuers frantically worked through the morning to reach people believed still trapped in the Grenfell Tower in North Kensington.

Author: 0 Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko shocks Simona Halep to win French Open

Ostapenko described the American, a 3-time champion in Paris , as an idol. She would beat a former Grand Slam champion, Sam Stosur, a former world No1 Caroline Wozniacki , the reigning Olympic champion Monica Puig, and would finally deny the woman who could claim the top ranking for the first time if she won the title, Simona Halep .

Author: 0 Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice

There is no reason to fire the independent head of the FBI investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, the Justice Department's number two said Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.

Author: 0 London fire: 'It was quiet panic. People were completely traumatised'

Jody Martin a firefighter who was the first on the scene said to the BBC: "I grabbed an axe from the fire truck, it looked like there was a bit of confusion about what to do". "The building caught fire like a candle", said Mesrob Kassemdjian, who was up watching a movie when he heard sirens approaching the building. "It's also harder to see the scene of operation, as it is inside a building, and it's also physically strenuous for the firefighters".

Author: 0 If regulations were followed, the Grenfell Tower inferno should have been impossible

Over 200 firefighters had been tackling the blaze and managed to rescue 65 people. Most of the people present on the road were Muslims. She added: "In my ward, we have three tower blocks and all of them have had fires recently". "A lot of people said 'Help!" Norfolk fire service is yet to send any crews to help with the London tower block fire. It was fire up, up, up. "What a fire sprinkler does, is stop it immediately, you won't have a fire of an magnitude", Rowe said.

Author: 0 Gunman dead after shooting United States congressman

Capitol Police officers were at the practice when the shooting began and quickly returned fire, spokesman Matthew Verderosa said . The shooting occurred at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia , where lawmakers and others were gathered for a morning practice.

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