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Oil prices jump amid Qatar diplomatic rift


The economic fallout loomed immediately, as Abu Dhabi's state-owned Ethihad Airways, Dubai's Emirates Airline and budget carrier Flydubai said they would suspend all flights to and from Doha from Tuesday morning until further notice . Read More »

Megyn Kelly scores interview with Vladimir Putin for NBC show


Are you on Twitter? " was her reply, which made all the netizens to go insane and interestingly, Modi nodded saying "yes" to this question. " Are you on Twitter? ". Petersburg International Economic Forum. Megyn Kelly slighted Hoda Kotb during her " Today " show debut Thursday, but Kelly's failure to greet Kotb may have been accidental. Read More »

County Durham teen meets hero Ariana after One Love concert


The fund "will help alleviate immediate suffering and ensure victims and their families do not face short-term financial difficulties", the British Red Cross tweeted . I love you guys so much and I think that the kind of love and unity we're displaying is the medicine that the world really needs right now. "Headliner Grande was a perpetual presence throughout, performing solo hits as well as joining other artists, including hitting the stage with Black Eyed Peas for a stirring take on ... Read More »

Thurrock Muslim community in prayers for victims of 'barbaric' London Bridge attacks

Founded in 1889 by Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835-1908) in Punjab, India, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community spans over 209 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions. Merseyside Police later said two individuals had been arrested for online threats made against Muslims. Twitter user Jessi said a Muslim taxi driver took her home and "cried over the attacks". Read More »

Trump assails Justice Dep't court strategy on travel ban

He said: 'We need to be smart, vigilant and tough. Trump's tweets Monday morning could give fresh ammunition to those who argue the revised travel ban still has constitutionally suspect motives, and hedges on Trump's stated desire to reinstate the original version. Read More »

Sean Spicer misses out on meeting with the Pope


President Trump held a half-hour private meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday, declaring it a "great honor" despite their past public dissension. "What do you give him to eat, potica? " the pope joked through a translator. The two men have had a rather rocky relationship. Most Western VIP women who visit Saudi Arabia don't cover their heads, including British Prime Minister Theresa May and Merkel. Read More »

South Korea's Moon struggles to form a cabinet meeting his ethics standards

After facing conservative attacks on his security views during the election campaign, Moon toned down his THAAD criticism, saying the deployment would be inevitable if North Korea continued provocations. "So it isn't that we were sneaking in to put this in place", he said in an interview with a small group of reporters right after his meeting with Moon. Read More »

Trump calls London attacks 'evil slaughter,' says bloodshed must end

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for Saturday's attacks , the SITE intelligence group said Sunday. Eyewitnesses said they heard the men shout "this is for Allah", British media reported. Several days later it was lowered to "severe", meaning an attack is highly likely. "It was horrific", he said. "It could have happened to me, too". Read More »

Donald Trump slams London mayor over response to terror attacks

It fluctuated against the euro. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has vowed that officers will "step up a gear" in the wake of the London Bridge terror attack. The attackers were shot dead by eight officers who fired 50 bullets. The attack in central London came just weeks after a suicide bombing at a concert in Manchester left 22 dead , and it recalled an attack in March when a man drove a auto into pedestrians near the seat of Parliament, killing five. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi to hold talks with new French President Emmanuel Macron


Macron said his discussions with the leader of the world's fastest-growing major economy had focussed mainly on the environment. "For us, this is an article of faith", PM Modi said. Modi thanked Macron for accepting his invitation to visit India. In a sign that France intends to lead resistance to Trump on climate change the foreign ministry on Friday published a pointed rebuttal of his claims about the Paris deal on Twitter . Read More »

China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea


The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously last Friday to add 15 individuals and four entities linked to North Korea's nuclear and missile programs to a U.N. "I am confident there will be no implications coming out of this diplomatic situation at all, and I say that based on the commitment that each of these nations... Read More »

Reports of multiple casualties at London Bridge as van strikes pedestrians

Family members say Christine Archibald from British Columbia was a victim of the attack on London Bridge and in the bustling produce market nearby. CRESSIDA Dick's first official engagement on the afternoon she became the Commissioner for the Metropolitan Police was to attend the funeral of PC Keith Palmer, the officer killed in the March Westminster terror attack. Read More »

Philippines Confirms ISIS Presence in Mindanao


Hapilon, a leader of another Mindanao-based rebel group Abu Sayyaf, pledged allegiance to Islamic State previous year and has formed an alliance with Maute . "What's happening in Mindanao is no longer a rebellion of Filipino citizens", Calida said during a press conference. "It has transformed into an invasion of foreign fighters". Read More »

Trump raps Justice appeal in travel ban case

For months, the Trump administration has been doing almost everything to say that the president's travel policy was not an outright travel ban. The Trump administration last week formally asked the Supreme Court , the highest court in the US, to allow the ban to take effect, arguing that restricting immigration by refugees and visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen is necessary to protect USA national security. Read More »

Qatar denounces cut with Gulf nations, Egypt; calls move 'unjustified'


The snapping of the Saudi-led Arab coalition ties with fellow Gulf Arab state Qatar was due to the news that was carried by Qatar's news agency which Doha alleged to have been hacked. Qatar has repeatedly denied funding extremist groups. Speaking to IANS, S Irudayarajan, senior faculty at the Centre for Development Studies who heads the migration unit, said if these countries ask their nationals in Qatar to return to their countries, the immediate gain would be for South Asia. Read More »

Warriors' Mike Brown expected to coach Game 2


He sat out most of the 2016 season. If we take care of what we're supposed to take care of, it doesn't matter if it's the '96 Bulls, it doesn't matter. Those are like pick-sixes. "That's like throwing the ball to (NFL hall of famer) Deion Sanders". The Warriors time and again unleashed a dizzying display of unselfish ball movement with precision passing that led to 31 assists , more than double what the Cavaliers managed. Read More »

The car's driver was having a seizure


Recently, a driver was unfortunately having a seizure when a man from another auto jumped in to save him from a bad accident and the video has now gone viral. Randy Tompkins is then seen stopping his truck, rushing to the car's open passenger window and diving in. Police officers ran up to the vehicle after the rescue, where they called for paramedics to assist the driver of the auto. Read More »

Sheriff to describe multiple shooting in Orlando


The scene has been stabilized and the situation contained, the sheriff's office said. WFTV also reports that police say there is no connection to terrorism. "Over the past year, the Orlando community has been challenged like never before". I ask all Floridians to pray for the families impacted by this senseless act of violence. Read More »

Blue States Form Climate Alliance After Trump Withdraws From Paris Pact

As well as a world outcry, Trump's decision prompted a domestic backlash, with state governors, city mayors and powerful companies already drawing up plans to meet the Paris pact's greenhouse gas emission targets. " Today , I want the world to know the U.S. will meet our Paris commitment, and through a partnership among cities, states, and businesses, we will seek to remain part of the Paris agreement process", Bloomberg said at a joint press conference at the Elysee presidential palace. Read More »

Right Rejoices After Trump Announces US Exit From Paris Climate Deal


India's environment minister Friday said his country is committed to the Paris climate accord irrespective of the position of other nations, after the United States announced plans to pull out of the global pact. Brazil expressed "profound concern and disappointment" with Trump's decision to exit the climate agreement. Meanwhile, across the pond, the reaction to the United States pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord was mostly negative. Read More »

French President Macron says Paris climate agreement irreversible

Also, there are no guarantees that other countries won't decide to pull out as their governments or national circumstances change. Trump pulled the US out of the non-binding deal, which obligated the country to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. Read More »

Qatari stocks plunge 8% after Arab states cut ties


In a statement, Egypt said that Qatar had taken an "anti-Egyptian course" and that Cairo had been unable to dissuade it from supporting terrorism. "Finally, Qatar's Foreign Ministry expressed its regret that the three countries have determined, at this critical time for the region, that there are no greater threats to their people that require their attention, and have instead chose to target and cause harm to the State of Qatar ". Read More »