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Global Iran lawmakers briefed on Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran lawmakers briefed on Tehran attacks

The Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attacks , which killed 17 people and wounded more than 40. The Intelligence Ministry also confirmed that five of the men involved in the attacks had previously fought for the Islamic State group.

Global Steve Scalise still 'critical ... but has improved,' hospital says
Author: 0 Steve Scalise still 'critical ... but has improved,' hospital says

Scalise arrived at the hospital in a critical state, facing "an imminent risk of death", Sava said . "That is the source of unity, and more than ever, we must embrace it", the president said. Scalise will need more operations for his injuries, but doctors can't yet predict how many are necessary. Rep. Steve Scalise's condition is continuing to improve after he was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.

Global 3300 dead since central Congo conflict began
Author: 0 3300 dead since central Congo conflict began

Human Rights Council. The UN on Tuesday accused the government-backed Bana Mura militia in Congo of committing horrific crimes in ethnically-motivated attacks in the past few months, including cutting off toddlers' limbs and slicing open pregnant women.

Global USA 'on the wrong side of history' on climate — French UN Envoy
Author: 0 USA 'on the wrong side of history' on climate — French UN Envoy

Many world leaders and USA politicians urged him to stay. "We can't afford any dropouts in the tremendous human challenge to make the transition to a sustainable future", Brown said. We will continue solving this problem with or without him. "Greenhouse gas and fossil fuel reductions can affect the United States economy". Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupsi, who joined former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's " We Are Still In " campaign, along with mayors of Houston, Atlanta and ...

Global Britain could only stay in European Union on worse terms, Guy Verhofstadt says
Author: 0 Britain could only stay in European Union on worse terms, Guy Verhofstadt says

Barnier held "talks about talks" with May's Brexit advisor Olly Robbins and British EU Ambassador Tim Barrow in Brussels on Monday but they failed to agree on a date for the negotiations to begin, an EU official said. If the election had gone as expected, Davis would have been armed with a stronger mandate and negotiating hand than when Theresa May first became Prime Minister in July 2016.

Global Scalise in 'Much More Difficult' Shape Than First Thought, Trump Says
Author: 0 Scalise in 'Much More Difficult' Shape Than First Thought, Trump Says

Scalise was still in critical condition Thursday night after another surgery , "but has improved in the last 24 hours", according to a statement from the MedStar Washington Hospital Center . Following the shooting , President Donald Trump urged Americans to come together as he assumed the role of national unifier for one of the first times in his presidency.

Global At least 62 killed in Portugal forest fire
Author: 0 At least 62 killed in Portugal forest fire

According to police, the fire, which began on Saturday at around 2 pm (1300 GMT), was triggered by a lightning strike. Mr Gomes said at least 30 of those killed were in vehicles engulfed by flames on a road between the towns of Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera.

Author: 0 USA student freed from North Korea in coma dies

The regime said that it had released him "on humanitarian grounds". Fred Warmbier praised his son's "performance" and President Donald Trump's administration. Young Pioneer Tours adventure travel company, based in China, reconsidered its position on taking USA citizens on tours to North Korea and will no longer organize their trips to the country, according to the agency's statement published on Tuesday.

Global France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win
Author: 0 France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win

But this can also be put down to the disillusionment with traditional parties, both on the right and left. Macron's victory has been somewhat eclipsed by the record low turnout of under 43%. With its allies, the Socialists could get fewer than 50 seats, projections showed. Socialist party leader Jean-Claude Cambadelis immediately declared his retirement from the party post.

Author: 0 Bank after Jerusalem attacks

Nearby, Palestinians fired at officers with an automatic weapon and attacked them with knives before officers returned fire, killing them. In the other incident, two attackers armed with a knife and a gun were shot by an Israeli police officer with at least two bystanders also reportedly hurt.

Author: 0 The Person Who Attacked A Paris Police Van With Explosives Has Died

Gerard Collomb, France's interior minister, told reporters near the scene the man meant to attack the security forces and that the auto was carrying explosives. As The Two-Way has reported , a man opened fire on police in April killing one officer and wounding two others. A auto careered towards a French Gendarme van on Paris' famous Champs Elysees , and exploded on impact.

Global Grenfell Tower: Number of people presumed dead up to 79
Author: 0 Grenfell Tower: Number of people presumed dead up to 79

Emergency services have been faced with scenes of utter destruction inside London's Grenfell Tower following massive fire. Twenty-five housing blocks in Croydon will get fire sprinklers as part of Croydon Council's response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Author: 0 London fire: Banned building materials suspected in Grenfell Tower

He said: "We must also prepare people for the awful reality that some people may not be identified due to the intensity of the fire". It is really hard to describe the devastation the fire caused. Corbyn said on Sunday that the government has the power to take over empty apartments and offer them to the hundreds of Grenfell Tower residents left homeless by Wednesday's fire.

Global Trump is mad online about being investigated for obstructing justice
Author: 0 Trump is mad online about being investigated for obstructing justice

The Washington Post first reported Wednesday that Mueller's probe was widening to include looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. Trump also attacked the media Friday morning. "Americans should exercise caution before accepting as true any stories attributed to anonymous 'officials, ' particularly when they do not identify the country - let alone the branch or agency of government - with which the alleged sources supposedly are affiliated", Rosenstein said in a statement, Fox reported.

Global Record number of women elected
Author: 0 Record number of women elected

Government spokesman Christophe Castaner said Monday on RTL radio a new government to be named in the next few days. Ms. Le Pen , a former Presidential contender , said that: "President Macron may have won the majority of parliamentary seats, but he ought to know that his ideas are not the majority in the country and that the French will not back a project that weakens our state".

Author: 0 More houses and grants in NSW Budget

They say that net debt, now below zero at -$7.8 billion, is set to rise to $18.6 billion by 2021, as the government borrows to fund its infrastructure program. While former federal treasury head Dr Ken Henry once described state property transfer taxes as a distorting influence on the efficient use of land, NSW and other mainland states have become addicted to it.

Global Fears more Muslims could be targeted after London mosque attack
Author: 0 Fears more Muslims could be targeted after London mosque attack

Dave Ashford, 52, said: "Someone called me and said it was him and I said "It can't be". I'm going to kill all Muslims! Another eyewitness, who gave his name as Athman, told AFP: " People were screaming: "It's a terrorist attack , it's an attack, this guy attacked us", and I had to run back and tried to save people who were still alive and giving water, helping the police.

Author: 0 Helmut Kohl, father of reunified Germany, dies at 87

But Merkel and he later fell out in 1999 after a party funding scandal. The Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin had sent condolences to Germany's president and to Merkel and cited him as saying Kohl "will be remembered in Russia as a resolute supporter of friendly relations between our countries".

Global UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges
Author: 0 UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

The police searched Osborne's home close to the Cardiff golf club in the northeast of the city suburbs. A 47-year-old man has been arrested after a crowd ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in north London . Video posted on social media shows the suspect waving and blowing kisses as he is packed into a police van. The man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and police said they believed he had acted alone.

Author: 0 London mosque attack suspect named, according to media outlets

Police arrested a man who was held by members of the public. Police officers stand guard outside a residential property in Cardiff, south Wales as investigations continue into the attack. By this she pointed a finger towards the media and public alike who treat terror attacks carried out by Muslims differently than those carried out by followers of another religion.

Global High Chance Of Gulf Tropical Development This Week
Author: 0 High Chance Of Gulf Tropical Development This Week

The low pressure is heavily weighted on the right side - in other words, most of the heavy rain, squalls & storms are over the eastern portion of the low pressure area. "We are, regardless of the track, expecting quite a bit of rain potentially out of this system", National Weather Service meteorologist Mark Wool said.

Author: 0 BJP parliamentary board to discuss presidential poll options

On June 24, the Prime Minister is going overseas so decision has to be taken before that", Naidu added. Apparently, reiterating the old tune, Thackeray once again pitched the names of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and agro-scientist MS Swaminathan for the top post.

Author: 0 London terror attack suspect named by media

Eight people were taken to hospital after the attack outside the mosque , which is also a community centre. An imam prevented a mob attack on the suspected terrorist van driver who just minutes earlier had mowed down Muslim worshippers at a mosque .

Author: 0 Theresa May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

Mohammed Kozbar , chairman of the Finsbury Park Mosque , described the attack as "cowardly". "Officers were in the immediate vicinity as the attack unfolded and responded within one minute". Mayor Sadiq Khan , London's first Muslim mayor, urged residents to focus on their shared values and to stand together during an unprecedented period in the capital's history.

Global Most Americans think Trump tried to interfere with Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 Most Americans think Trump tried to interfere with Russian Federation investigation

The Trump tweets come after the top lawyer for his transition team warned organization officials to preserve all records and other materials related to the Russian Federation probe. Coats and Rogers have testified that they were not pressured by the Trump administration. For months President Donald Trump made it known that he's not personally under investigation as part of the probe into possible campaign ties to Russian Federation, but now it appears that could be changing.

Global Police question 'troubled' anti-Muslim van attacker
Author: 0 Police question 'troubled' anti-Muslim van attacker

His attack was likely motivated by revenge, as Muslim terrorists have also used vehicles to kill innocent people. Police faced criticism that they did not publicly declare the Finsbury Park attack as terrorism until well into Monday morning.

Global USA officer cleared for fatal shooting of man
Author: 0 USA officer cleared for fatal shooting of man

Pa. That left a jury to decide whether they believed police officer Yanez on the witness stand, and they opted on Friday to acquit him. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP). Valerie Castile gave an interview after the verdict, and she did not hold back. Mr Castile had informed Officer Yanez just seconds before he was shot that he was carrying a gun.

Global 7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack
Author: 0 7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack

Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the auto has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. "The attack unfolded whilst a man was receiving first aid from the public at the scene", Basu said. After the London Bridge attack earlier this month, London mayor Sadiq Khan's office reported a 40 percent increase in racist incidents in the capital and a fivefold increase in anti-Muslim incidents.

Global Senegal recalls ambassador in Qatar, backs Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Senegal recalls ambassador in Qatar, backs Saudi Arabia

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel expressed alarm about the sudden escalation of tensions in the Gulf after Saudi Arabia and other states abruptly broke off ties with Qatar , warning of the dangers of "Trumpification" of relations in the region.

Global Brexit talks begin in Brussels
Author: 0 Brexit talks begin in Brussels

The next set of talks will begin on July 17. "It was very important and useful to start off on the right foot as the clock is ticking ", Barnier said Monday after the talks, held at the European Commission's headquarters in Brussels .

Author: 0 SP asks BJP to opt for a politician as Prez candidate

We had suggested the name of M S Swaminathan so that farmers get benefited. The Shiv Sena earlier on Wednesday said that Bhagwat is the ideal candidate for president. India has not played any bilateral cricket with Pakistan since 2007, although in the winter of 2012-13, Pakistan made a short goodwill tour to India that included three One Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals.

Author: 0 Sarfraz Ahmed: Pakistan captain mobbed at home by jubilant fans

For some nations - Australia and South Africa - it was a bit of a disaster. "We are so excited when we win and so devastated when we lose". In October 2015, this Pakistan side only just made it into the tournament as one of the top eight teams in the world given just days after the cut off point they were beaten by Zimbabwe and slipped to ninth.

Global Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight
Author: 0 Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight

Kushner is now represented by Jamie Gorelick , who is a partner at the firm WilmerHale. "After the appointment of our former partner Robert Mueller as special counsel , we advised Mr. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, said that the panel - overseeing one of several congressional investigations - is looking forward to getting a response from the White House on whether recordings exist.

Author: 0 Senate GOP plans health-care vote next week

A Republican senator on Sunday warned against rushing a vote on a GOP bill to repeal and replace the nation's health care law, saying both parties deserve a chance to fully debate the bill and propose changes after it was drafted in secret.

Global The intensifying strangeness of US-North Korea relations
Author: 0 The intensifying strangeness of US-North Korea relations

The Warmbier family said North Korean officials told the USA envoys that soon after his trial in March 2016, their son reportedly became sick with botulism, an illness caused by a toxin, and fell into a coma after being given a sleeping pill, according to the Post .

Global 58 presumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire in London: Cops
Author: 0 58 presumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire in London: Cops

Dozens of people have been reported missing since last Wednesday's early-morning blaze that struck while many who live in the building's 120 apartments were asleep. "It might be that some of those are safe and well but for whatever reason have not reached (out) to let us know". 16 bodies have been recovered from the Tower and taken to a mortuary.

Global Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats leadership in UK
Author: 0 Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats leadership in UK

He said his 20 years of frontline experience were needed in "a period of chronic uncertainty". Declaring his candidacy on the Lib Dem Voice website , Sir Vince said he is ready to "work with like-minded people in other parties" to ensure voters get the final say on any Brexit deal, with the option to stay in the European Union if the agreement on offer is not good enough.

Author: 0 Heatwave creates health hazard in southwestern US

A lot more. That's what officials were urging and residents were planning Friday as a potentially record-shattering heat wave started enveloping the Southwest United States and threatened to bring temperatures of more than 120 degrees to parts of Arizona and California next week.

Author: 0 Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send USA warnings

Activists say a "de-escalation agreement" brokered by Iran, Russia and Turkey in May has brought little relief. Ozerov said the Russian Defense Ministry's stern reaction to the US attack gave him confidence "That neither the USA nor anyone else will take any actions that would threaten our aviation".

Author: 0 Virginia: Teenage Muslim Girl Murdered Near Mosque

Darwin Martinez Torres (22) was arrested and charged with murder following the incident, which officers described as one of "road rage". Hassanen's friends say that Torres began throwing beer bottles at them, forcing them to run back to ADAMS .

Global Britain, EU begin formal Brexit talks
Author: 0 Britain, EU begin formal Brexit talks

Brexit talks are officially underway. "We must lift the uncertainty caused by Brexit ", said Barnier. He noted the European Union wants to discuss divorce terms before moving on to the shape of its future relations with Britain. While Barnier insists on the "sequencing" of talks, so that trade negotiations can not start until probably January, finding a way to avoid a "hard" customs border for troubled Northern Ireland may well involve some earlier discussion of the matter.

Author: 0 Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely

Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, a Republican, also stumped for Handel over the weekend, while Democrat Jon Ossoff enlisted the support of Rep. Brad Carver, the chairman of a neighboring Republican Party congressional district organization, told the Washington Post that he thought the tragedy would motivate his side.

Author: 0 Uncertain future in House for Senate's Russia sanctions bill

The Russia penalties are embedded in a broader bill slapping sanctions on Iran. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told a House Foreign Affairs hearing, "I would urge Congress to ensure any legislation allows the president to have the flexibility to adjust sanctions".

Global Germany investigates railway arson attacks ahead of G-20
Author: 0 Germany investigates railway arson attacks ahead of G-20

Chancellor Angela Merkel is telling German business leaders that she won't give up on a free trade deal between Europe and the US, and will seek broad agreement on trade at next month's Group of 20 summit. "The danger in the departure negotiations with Britain is that we don't focus enough on our own future", Merkel said at the annual meeting of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), a lobbying group.

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower fire death toll reaches 79

Police have now confirmed that 79 people are now dead or missing after the fire in north Kensington, meanwhile sorrow has turned to anger amid questions around materials used to clad the buildings, the government's response and the way victims were treated have been raised.

Author: 0 Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray

Leaders from both the parties confirmed that Shah didn't give out any names or probable presidential candidates during the meeting but has reportedly assured Uddhav that once the BJP finalises a candidate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will speak to him (Uddhav).

Global Britain says will be
Author: 0 Britain says will be "positive and constructive" in Brexit talks

Barnier says the two sides must reach agreement on a deal by October 2018, to give the European and British parliaments time to ratify the deal by Brexit Day in March 2019. So far she has balanced the two by having ministers from both wings in her top team or cabinet, and by carefully controlling any message on her approach to Brexit , fearful she could give away her hand to European Union negotiators.

Author: 0 Reaction to court's decision to hear redistricting case

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the appeal of a circuit court's ruling that declared Wisconsin's legislative maps unconstitutional. That's because while various court rulings have made it clear that racial gerrymandering is unconstitutional, the US Supreme Court has not yet made a decisive ruling on the constitutionality of partisan gerrymandering .

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