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Global Hostage-taker in Australia acquitted of 'terror' plot
Author: 0 Hostage-taker in Australia acquitted of 'terror' plot

A hostage situation that turned deadly in Melbourne is now being investigated as a terror attack, Australian police told NBC News , and authorities are trying to figure out if the attacker worked alone. Court documents show Khayre migrated as a child with his family to Australia through a Kenyan refugee camp. He was recognised as a refugee under Australia's humanitarian migration programme and later became a citizen, police said.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby's jury wants to hear accuser's testimony again

Deliberations at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial are well into a third day as jurors weigh charges that could send the 79-year-old comedian to prison for the rest of his life. "I'll be disappointed, however it won't change the love, because when you have people falter, people make mistakes, but in no way does that condone sexual assault".

Author: 0 South Korea President Details Plans to Exit Nuclear Power

President Moon attended a ceremony Monday morning to proclaim the reactor's retirement at the Kori Nuclear Power Plant in Busan. "We will completely scrap construction plans for new nuclear reactors that are now under way". "The Nuclear Safety and Security Commission will be promoted to a presidential commission", Moon said, "to heighten its authority and improve diversity, representativeness and independence".

Author: 0 Council says van struck people leaving mosque

Since al-Masri's time it has come under new management and CNN correspondent Phil Black says over the past 10 years it has "worked very hard at becoming a healthy, active member of the community". The association quoted the Prime Minister saying: "I will chair an emergency meeting later this morning". "All my thoughts are with those who have been injured, their loved ones, and the emergency services on the scene".

Author: 0 Seconds podcast: The jury deliberates

Yanez faces one count of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of unsafe discharge of a firearm for endangering the lives of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her 4-year-old daughter when he fired seven bullets into the vehicle.

Global Number of people assumed dead in London tower block blaze to rise
Author: 0 Number of people assumed dead in London tower block blaze to rise

He says it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead at the charred building. Analysts estimate the death toll can reach 70. She added that "I have heard the concerns and I have ordered immediate action across the board to help victims' relatives and the survivors".

Author: 0 Afghanistan should focus on its internal affairs instead of blaming Pakistan: Army

Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah, Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani and other high-ranking officials were said to be present at the time of blasts. They were there to pay homage to Salim Ezidyar, the slain son of Mohammad Elim Ezidyar - deputy speaker of the parliament's upper house- who died on Friday when people protesting against Wednesday's truck bombing clashed with police.

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson Refuses to Give Trump Position on Strengthening Russia Sanctions

Joaquin Castro (D-TX) in response to questioning on Tuesday morning before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. At the start Tillerson told lawmakers that North Korea had released Otto Warmbier, a USA university student held captive for 17 months, and the United States was seeking the release of three other detained Americans.

Author: 0 Fakhar ton leaves India with stiff chase to retain Champions Trophy

Pakistan crushed defending champions India by 180 runs at The Oval to win the Champions Trophy for the first time on Sunday. But Pakistan made one change, with the fit-again Mohammad Amir returning from the back spasm that saw him mis Wednesday's impressive eight-wicket semi-final win over previously unbeaten tournament hosts England in Cardiff.

Global Senate passes new sanctions on Iran, Russia
Author: 0 Senate passes new sanctions on Iran, Russia

Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Rand Paul, R-Ky., voted against the Russian Federation sanctions package. House leadership has not yet decided when or if it will take up the bill. But the Senate moved forward anyway. Trump has said several times that he hoped to work with Russian Federation on fighting terrorism around the world, specifically the Islamic State group that has taken hold in Iraq and Syria.

Author: 0 Koepka wins US Open title

And now their names are on the U.S. Open trophy, one after the other. Besides it being Koepka's first major win, it was his second professional win after winning the Waste Management Phoenix Open in 2015. Come Sunday, however, it abandoned him. "I think that's been the consensus from everyone", Spieth said Sunday. Everyone giving me a piece of advice, stick to what I've done, that's what I did today.

Global Number of global displaced up to 65.6 million a year ago
Author: 0 Number of global displaced up to 65.6 million a year ago

This is "the highest figure since we started recording these figures", UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi told reporters ahead of the report launch. "By any measure this is an unacceptable number, and it speaks louder than ever to the need for solidarity and common goal in preventing and resolving crises", said U.N.

Global Trump Confirms Reports He is Under Investigation In Twitter Rant
Author: 0 Trump Confirms Reports He is Under Investigation In Twitter Rant

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he was being investigated for firing former FBI Director James Comey , and seemingly trained his guns on deputy attorney general accusing him of overseeing a "witch hunt" against him. "However, nothing has changed". What is clear is that he could order the Justice Department to ax Mueller, which may result in Rosenstein's departure and would certainly intensify the uproar over the investigation.

Author: 0 Portugal vs Mexico FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal saw an early goal by Pepe disallowed for offside courtesy video refereeing. They wouldn't keep their lead into half-time though, Javier Hernandez drawing Mexico level just before the interval. Cristiano Ronaldo's initial shot hit the crossbar then Pepe "scored" from the rebound in the 22nd minute. A media circus surrounding their most important player is the last thing required by manager Fernando Santos , who made a point of drawing a line under the topic in his ...

Author: 0 Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl passes away

Kohl had mentored Merkel early in her career, appointing her to her first ministerial post. He died in Ludwigshafen, Germany , the Rhine port city where he was born. Kohl was remembered by many as a giant of epochal times that redrew Europe's political architecture, dismantled the minefields and watchtowers of the Iron Curtain, and replaced the eyeball-to-eyeball armed confrontation between East and West with an enduring, if often challenged, coexistence between former sworn foes.

Author: 0 Trump transition, campaign told to keep Russia-related documents

Rosenstein was also the author of a memo recommending the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, which the White House cited along with a memo from Sessions as the reason Trump fired Comey on May 9. The special counsel is looking for evidence to support claims that Trump's associates illegally colluded with Moscow during the president's victorious run for the White House previous year.

Author: 0 Rodman's N. Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start

In a televised trial, he was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years in prison with hard labor as he publicly confessed to trying to steal a propaganda banner. On the same day that Warmbier left North Korea , another American made a decision to show up. There was no clear sign that the former National Basketball Association bad boy would meet leader Kim Jong Un , as he did on previous visits to the isolated country.

Author: 0 'Come From Away' wins Tony for best director of a musical

Dear Evan Hansen , a story of love, loss and loneliness in the age of social media, was the big victor at last night's Tony Awards , picking up six awards including Best Musical . Come From Away , the Canadian musical won just one: for best direction, by Christopher Ashley . As the Divine Miss M thanked the cast of Hello, Dolly! Andy Blankenbuehler took home yet another Tony for Best Choreography after the cast of Bandstand showed everyone exactly why he deserved it (and, of ...

Author: 0 Van hits people near London mosque, causing casualties; 1 arrested

Police said in a statement that there were "a number of casualties", and added that they were called to reports of "a vehicle in collision with pedestrians" at 00:20 am (4.50 am IST). He complained that the "mainstream media" was unwilling to call the attack a terrorist incident for many hours. It is unclear whether this was the same person in custody or another person in the van who may have fled the scene.

Author: 0 Anger erupts over possible flaws at burned London tower

Authorities believe 58 people have died in the Grenfell Tower inferno. With Brexit talks starting Monday, the premier is still trying to broker a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party that will allow her to get legislation through Parliament.

Author: 0 Russia Investigation Just Beginning, Schiff Says

He continued: 'They're essentially engaging in a scorched earth litigation strategy that is beginning with trying to discredit the prosecutor. He also pointed out that Mueller is friends with fired FBI Director James Comey, a well-known connection that Gingrich called "weird".

Author: 0 Banned Building Materials Suspected in London Fire: UK

When asked about the search, he replied that the officers had gone "all the way to the top" of the tower, and explained that the first phase was a visual search. At 58 casualties, it would make the Grenfell Tower blaze the deadliest in the capital since the Second World War. Experts believe the exterior cladding, which contained insulation, helped spread the flames quickly along the outside of the tower in the June 14 blaze.

Author: 0 BSF jawans 'cheer loud' for India's victory against Pakistan

Fakhar Zaman rode his luck for a spellbinding maiden one-day worldwide hundred as Pakistan set title-holders India a tournament record run chase to retain the Champions Trophy at The Oval. Kohli admits they could have bowled better to keep Pakistan's score lower than what they got. "They had to earn their win, credit to them they outplayed us today in all departments".

Global The Senate Considers Keeping Obamacare Taxes
Author: 0 The Senate Considers Keeping Obamacare Taxes

President Donald Trump told GOP Senators that he thinks the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed by the House is " mean ", according to the Associated Press . The white men in suits cheered while Trump spoke as if they had just written the Magna Carta. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., one of the 15 senators at the lunch, told Fox News' "Special Report with Bret Baier" Tuesday that he would not "confirm anything that the president did or didn't say with respect to either the House bill ...

Author: 0 G7 meeting on environment confirms split on climate between USA, allies

The U.S. said it did not sign up to statements by its G7 colleagues from Italy , Canada, Japan , France , Britain and Germany on climate change and multilateral development banks "reflecting our recent announcement to withdraw and immediately cease implementation of the Paris Agreement and associated financial commitments", the statement said.

Author: 0 Sinn Fein to meet Theresa May over DUP deal concerns

May is holding talks Thursday with other Northern Ireland political parties amid warnings the expected DUP deal will undermine the peace process. Local TD Gerry Adams visited 10 Downing Street yesterday where he told British Prime Minister Theresa May that she is in breach of the Good Friday Agreement.

Global Macron's party in France predicted to win majority
Author: 0 Macron's party in France predicted to win majority

French President Emmanuel Macron's party, the "Republic on the Move", is close to winning another nationwide election, only a month after Mr. Macron was elected president. "We are grateful for the trust you have placed in all the new faces of the Republic", Catherine Barbaroux, the party's president, told supporters after seeing the projected results.

Author: 0 Qatar opens new shipping routes via Oman amidst Gulf ban

South Africa will support efforts by Kuwait and other countries that have already initiated a mediation process between the countries involved and will also throw its weight behind the mediation process, it said. "It's as if a death penalty decision has been taken for Qatar", Erdogan told his party members in Ankara in a televised address. Qatar, which imported 80 per cent of its food from bigger Gulf Arab neighbours before the diplomatic shutdown, has also been talking to Iran and Turkey ...

Global Body Of Teenage Girl Found In Wigan's Orrell Water Park
Author: 0 Body Of Teenage Girl Found In Wigan's Orrell Water Park

Thirteen hours after a search was launched for the missing Wigan teen, Higginbottom was found dead in Orrell Water Park with visible wounds to the neck. "I wish to again thank the public for their help in this investigation". Our specially trained officers are with her family and will continue to support them through this hard time.

Author: 0 Trump lawyer denies president is a probe target

Despite the President tweeting "I am being investigated" this week, a representative from Donald Trump's legal team said on Sunday that Trump is not under investigation for obstruction of justice. Every development in the story so far, however, lends plausibility to the claim that Trump didn't fire Comey to terminate the Russian Federation investigation, he did so out of frustration with Comey's unwillingness to defend him in public.

Author: 0 Panama City locals remember the 49 Pulse nightclub victims

However, President Trump took a more considerate approach to acknowledge the anniversary of the massacre. The evening vigil followed a full day of emotional tributes to the people who died in the massacre. Mateen pledged allegiance to the Islamic State during the attack and was eventually killed by police during a shootout after a three-hour standoff.

Author: 0 Deputy AG Rosenstein: 'Be skeptical' of anonymous sources

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the probe, which led to his deputy taking the reins. Senior Justice Department officials pushed back on the ABC News report , saying Rosenstein has not at this point requested any official opinion on the matter from career ethics attorneys in the department.

Author: 0 Rubio: Trump firing Mueller 'not going to happen'

US President Donald Trump is reportedly so incensed at claims he is being investigated for obstructing justice in the Russian Federation election probe that he has started screaming at television sets in the White House. Sekulow , a conservative activist and radio talk-show host, earlier this month joined Trump's legal team, which is led by Marc Kasowitz. Robert Mueller , who served as FBI director before Comey, later took over the investigation.

Global US Troop Members Injured In An Insider Attack In Afghanistan
Author: 0 US Troop Members Injured In An Insider Attack In Afghanistan

On Saturday, Mujahid praised the camp Shaheen attack in a statement sent to the media, but did not claim Taliban responsibility. A suicide attacker detonated a auto packed with explosives at the entrance of the police compound in the city of Gardez, the capital of Paktia province, said Najib Danish, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry , as cited by Reuters .

Author: 0 India bowl against Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

However, the last time Pakistan beat India was in 2009 also in a Champions Trophy match. India defeated Pakistan mostly in major ICC tournament matches so far in the history of the game. But Pakistan collapse to 162 for seven before an unbroken stand of 75 between skipper Sarfraz (61 not out) and Mohammad Amir (28 not out) sees them win what is a virtual quarter-final.

Global No change on 'Dreamers' program
Author: 0 No change on 'Dreamers' program

Thursday's announcement keeps that two-year limit in place. This still protects children aged 16 or under who have lived in the US since June 15, 2007. NBC 7 spoke to a local immigration lawyer who said the decision to rescind DAPA will not impact Dreamers. "But you have some absolutely incredible kids.

Author: 0 Britain needs a seamless Brexit customs transition: Hammond says

As a result, the loss of its parliamentary majority led to some observers suggesting that the Prime Minister may abandon her "hard Brexit" plans. Brexit Secretary David Davis will meet with the European Commission's chief negotiator Michel Barnier tomorrow morning.

Global Senate Backs Sanctions on Russian Federation over US Election Hacking
Author: 0 Senate Backs Sanctions on Russian Federation over US Election Hacking

Under President Obama, top White House officials warned that sanctions would be risky to the legitimacy of the nuclear deal signed with Iran. The decisive bipartisan vote could put the Trump administration in a bind. Rand Paul (R -KY) and Bernie Sanders (I - VT). Bob Corker of Tennessee, the Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, joined the effort to push the legislation forward.

Author: 0 UK official: Fire building materials broke rules

Hammond said the public inquiry set up by the Government following the tragedy would also examine if rules had been broken. Some Grenfell residents had warned months ago fire safety issues at the tower meant that it was at risk of a "catastrophic" event.

Author: 0 The President Is Not Under Investigation: Trump Attorney

A source familiar with the matter told CNN's Evan Perez that investigators for Mueller would speak with Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers. However, the Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior said Friday Rosenstein sees no reason at this point to recuse himself, however, adding, "As the deputy attorney general has said numerous times , if there comes a point when he needs to recuse, he will".

Global BRICS meeting highlights climate change, trade, terrorism
Author: 0 BRICS meeting highlights climate change, trade, terrorism

The BRICS Games features five BRICS member countries - Brazil, Russia , India, China and South Africa, with 10 events up for grabs in three sports - men's basketball, women's volleyball and Wushu. India might raise the issue of China blocking the ban on Pakistani militant Masood Azhar at the UN. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had been scheduled to attend Monday's first ever standalone BRICS foreign ministers' meeting - previous interactions among the foreign ministers of the ...

Global President Trump on Rep. Scalise's condition:
Author: 0 President Trump on Rep. Scalise's condition: "He's in some trouble"

The Republican baseball team was practicing early Wednesday ahead of an annual charity game when a gunman who had ranted against President Trump opened fire wounding Scalise and others in the ball field outside Washington . Scalise will need more operations for his injuries, but doctors can't yet predict how many are necessary. Sava didn't address what organs were damaged.

Author: 0 Building materials in London fire under scrutiny

If that death toll is confirmed, it would make the Grenfell Tower blaze the deadliest in London since World War Two. However, the identification of the other victims is proving very hard - which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire.

Author: 0 London Mayor Admits Fire Caused by 'Mistakes and Neglect'

The council said: 'We plan to house residents of Grenfell Tower as locally as we can. "I said 'where are you?' He said 'I'm in the flat, '" Ali said. This relies on dental records, fingerprints and DNA when possible and also features like tattoos or scars. The tragedy cast a pall on the Trooping the Color festivities that mark the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II .

Global Trump lawyer says Trump not under investigation, despite Trump's tweet
Author: 0 Trump lawyer says Trump not under investigation, despite Trump's tweet

Days after Comey was abruptly ousted, Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Trump has repeatedly complained about the probe, saying Democrats can not accept his election win. And now his lawyer, Jay Sekulow , has made the freaky claim that is is not Trump's actions which were potentially unconstitutional, but rather the investigation into those actions ...

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