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Qatar denounces 'unjustified' cut of Gulf ties

The Saudi statement accused Qatar of collaborating with Iranian-backed militias. Cavusoglu said problems could only be resolved through dialogue. Global benchmark Brent increased by 1.42 percent to $50.66 a barrel and U.S. Riyadh cut diplomatic relations and closed borders with its neighbour to "protect its national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism", the Saudi Press Agency said. Read More »

India committed to Paris agreement: Harsh Vardhan

Pence called Trump's decision "refreshing". Or it could see us losing those opportunities and limping along with old polluting technologies and an increasingly patched-up make-do old-tech 20th century grid, as Trump has now condemned the USA to continue to do. Read More »

Trump criticized for tweet on London mayor after bridge attacks


These emergency calls were quickly followed by reports of multiple stabbings in the popular Borough Market area on the south side of the bridge. Police said they had seized a huge amount of forensic material in two early morning raids in east London Monday, as part of their efforts to determine if the three men who carried out Saturday's attack were part of a wider network. Read More »

Iraq Paramilitary Troops Take Strategic Town West of Mosul


Iraqi forces, backed by air cover from a USA -led coalition, are now engaged in a widespread offensive to dislodge Daesh from Mosul , the terrorist group's last stronghold in Iraq . Meanwhile, U.S. -backed Kurdish troops are now within sight of Raqqa on three sides of the city and the battle to retake the city is likely to start sometime this month. Read More »

WashPost: Senate Intel Committee Requests All Trump Campaign Communications


The claims were published by the New York Times which said it spoke to three current and former United States officials familiar with the intelligence. "I know that there was a sufficient basis of information and intelligence that required further investigation by the bureau to determine whether or not US persons were actively conspiring, colluding with Russian officials", Mr. Read More »

Gulf Arab states, Egypt, sever ties with Qatar


The countries also said they would eject Qatar's diplomats from their territories. Qatar was also expelled from a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. "The aim is clear, and it is to impose guardianship on the state". File image of Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. Shortly after, the news agency said its website and Twitter account had been hacked by an "unknown entity" which was responsible for publishing a false statement attributed to the Emir. Read More »

PM May: UK threat level to remain at severe following London attack

On March 22, a man drove a auto up onto the sidewalk across Westminster Bridge toward Parliament as part of an attack that killed six people. Of those, 21 are still in a critical condition. Trump said he had expressed America's unwavering support in a call to British Prime Minister Theresa May. The fire was brought under control by late Monday afternoon after more than 900 firefighters responded, the Lingang Economic Zone said in a statement posted on the internet. Read More »

Gov. Bruce Rauner On Minimum Wage, Elected School Board, And Budget Impasse


Bruce Rauner's promise not to sign it. Medill senior Scott Brown, a former Daily staffer, was among 31 people arrested and charged with trespassing after they attempted an all-night protest at the Capitol. The state has been without a budget since 2015, causing significant cuts to social services and public education. As a result, the state's pile of unpaid bills, a barometer of its structural deficit, has topped $14 billion. Read More »

Win for May depends on election turnout

Prime Minister Theresa May would extend her Conservative government's majority in Parliament - a move that would help her push through some of the trickier parts of the ongoing Brexit negotiations. Labour's national elections co-ordinator Andrew Gwynne defended Mr Corbyn's refusal to order a first nuclear strike, insisting the deterrent would still work if countries knew the United Kingdom had the weapon and would use it in retaliation. Read More »

California Democrats call out Trump ahead of climate decision


When Mr. Trump pulled out of the climate accord, Brown immediately formed the U.S. Climate Alliance with Washington state, New York, Mexico and Canada to honor the commitment of the agreement. Existing trade, education, tourism and cultural exchanges will be broadened under the new sister-state partnership. Jerry Brown will host a breakfast Thursday morning before leaving for China . Read More »

HRH Prince Harry joins in an Iftar with young Singaporeans


The prince was in Singapore on a two-day trip and visited the Jamiyah Children's Home, which helps recovering addicts and the homeless. " Let peace and harmony prevail in communities all over the world ". President of Jamiyah Singapore Mohd Hasbi Abu Bakar said, "Ramadan is a time of reflection, for spending time with family and friends while giving support to those who are less fortunate". Read More »

General election 2017 quiz: which party should I vote for?

One pollster, YouGov , now predicts a hung parliament , in which no party has an overall majority. She called the election in April when she was far ahead in the polls, with the aim of massively increasing her majority of 17 seats. Labour said Fallon's comments showed the Conservatives were protecting higher earners at the expense of the less well-off. We have a Shadow Cabinet with the combined talent of a second-rate school debating society, and a Parliamentary Labour Party that hates the ... Read More »

WBJEE 2017 result to be declared on 5 June at wbjeeb


The WBJEE had conducted the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) exams in the month of April and had released the answer key online on May 17. Candidates can estimate the score in the examination with the answer key. The WBJEE score card will also have the paper-wise marks and aggregate marks scored by the students in the entrance exam. Your result will appear on the screen. Read More »

Suspect In Philippine Casino Attack Was A Indebted Gambler

At Sunday's press conference, Carlos's tearful mother said he had been a good man who committed the violence because of his gambling addiction. Carlos, who was sacked from job at the Finance Ministry for not disclosing required financial information, owed more than $80,000 and was forced to sell his vehicle, Albayalde said. Read More »

London attack: 12 arrested in Barking after van and knife attack

A French national was also confirmed dead. The Royal Thai Embassy in London issued a warning to Thais in England to stay alert to possible danger. Ms Archibald is the first person killed in the attack to be identified. One of the Police Scotland's most senior officers Assistance Chief Constable Steve Johnson, however, said there is no specific information about an attack on Scotland . Read More »

Crude Oil Begins To Flow Through Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline

The pipelines have commitments for approximately 520,000 barrels of oil per day and have a capacity of approximately 570,000 barrels per day. Energy Transfer Partners reports both lines are mostly made up of 30 inch pipes. Four Sioux tribes in the Dakotas are still fighting in federal court in Washington, D.C., hoping to persuade a judge to shut down the line. "This pipeline became operational today, yet it has already leaked at least 3 times". Read More »

US official downplays effect of Gulf rift on extremist fight


Residents and visitors of those countries must leave Qatar within 14 days. The countries also said they would eject Qatar's diplomats from their territories. The Yemeni government also severed relations with Qatar, accusing it of dealing with Houthi rebels in Yemen. Qatar Petroleum's exports of jet fuel are unlikely to be disrupted as the aviation fuel is usually shipped to worldwide markets, said the first source. Read More »

Eight candidates to run for Kenya's presidential seat


Kenyatta led a lively procession of luxury sports utility vehicles around the city to reach the rally held after the electoral board cleared his candidacy for the August poll. Electoral commission chairman Wafula Chebukati warned leaders against incitement. "All we want is for Kenyans to be together and enjoy the prosperity of our nation", he said. Read More »

Alan Johnson says he may have been wrong to write off Corbyn

The leftist leader's lifelong opposition to nuclear weapons has drawn severe criticism from within his own party, and he was heckled on Friday for refusing to say whether he would launch a retaliatory strike if Britain were attacked. In the TV event, May was also accused of failing to stand up to the US President Donald Trump over his country's withdrawal from the Paris climate accord. Read More »

4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Arab rift deepens


US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today called on Gulf states to stay united and work out their differences after several nations cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. Qatar has yet to comment on the growing crisis. Riyadh ordered its nationals to leave Qatar-host of the 2022 football World Cup-within 14 days and barred Qataris from the kingdom. Read More »

White House 'war room' on Russian Federation probe taking shape

Saturday in Boone, IA, Republican Senator Joni Ernst commented on the possibility. Besides, even if Trump invoked the privilege, Comey would still be able to testify unless the White House somehow got a judge to issue an injunction, which experts say would be highly unlikely. Read More »