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Manchester United beat Ajax to win Europa League


The FC panel were all positive after watching Manchester United thoroughly dominate an electric, albeit young Ajax side. ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC's future is unclear - who could be the Manchester United star's next club? "I think, of course you want to play , you want to be on the pitch, of course". Read More »

Piers Morgan Apologizes to Ariana Grande, Praises Manchester Benefit Concert

At another point during the show, one concertgoer caught a video of a few security guards full-on dancing to Katy Perry's " Roar ", letting loose and feeling the groove. The show opened with a minute of silence for those killed and injured in the attack. Grande wore a sweater that said " One Love Manchester " while she sang her heart out. Read More »

Police arrest man in connection with Manchester terror attack

On Friday evening, police in Manchester arrested their 17th suspect in connection with the terror attack. The arrest was made after police seized a auto, which they said could provide a " significant development " in the investigation. Last week, CCTV images from the same area were released showing Abedi , 22, hauling a blue suitcase in the days leading up to the bombing. According to the report, the 22-year-old Abedi had met with the Islamist group during trips to Sabratha and Tripoli, ... Read More »

Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case


The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to reinstate the ban. Among them: George Conway , the prominent D.C. lawyer who is married to top Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway and almost became a Trump appointee. Trump's nominee for the position is former Jones Day partner Noel Francisco. Neal Katyal, a lawyer for the state of Hawaii in a separate case about the executive order, tweeted that Trump is "acting as our co-counsel" by speaking publicly about the "travel ban". Read More »

Was Trump 'Attacking the Mayor of London Because He Is Muslim?'


Jon Favreau, Mr Obama's top speech writer, wrote of Mr Trump's second Khan-related tweet: "This is the most disgusting lie and he is just an bad human being". It was the second day that Trump had lashed out at Khan on Twitter. In a series of tweets that began late Saturday, Trump also pushed his stalled travel ban , mocked gun control supporters and pledged that the United States will be there to help London and the United Kingdom. Read More »

Sheriff: 'Multiple fatalities' in Florida shooting


Army. Orlando law enforcement said the man was a "disgruntled employee" who had been fired in April. Authorities had confronted Neumann once before at the Fiamma Inc . Monday's shooting incident comes a week ahead of the anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando. But after interviewing both men involved, deputies filed no charges, Demings said. Read More »

Man arrested over note found in Australian airliner toilet


A fellow passenger told AAP: "The man didn't seem to resist the arrest". The details of the note also remain unknown. A police statement says, "Police and emergency services went to the airport after receiving information that a note was located in the toiler area of the aircraft". Read More »

Ranking U.S. diplomat in China resigns over Trump climate decision


USA officials familiar with Rank's resignation said he announced his retirement Monday at a town hall meeting of embassy employees. The State Department confirmed that Rank had left his post but wouldn't say why. It was not immediately clear whether he would be offered another post at the department. Most senior jobs in the department, down to the assistant secretary level, remain unfilled, and a new wave of departures was announced internally last week, including Arnold Chacon, who ... Read More »

Universities with Qatar campuses monitor diplomatic chaos

The UAE had always been angered by Qatar's support for Islamists in the Gulf and in Libya , and Saudi Arabia and Egypt view the Muslim Brotherhood as a threat. The announcements came after the Saudi Arabian Aviation Authority, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) issued a ban, preventing all Qatari airlines and their respective aircraft from landing within Saudi Arabia while also preventing Saudi registered aircraft from operating to Qatar. Read More »

Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve diplomatic rift

The move follows criticism over Qatar's support of what many Arab nations consider terrorist organizations. Why should Qatar support Ansarullah movement, which poses a threat to the national interests of the country? "The measures are unjustified and are based on claims and allegations that have no basis in fact", the foreign ministry said in another statement, adding that the decisions would not affect the normal lives of citizens and residents. Read More »

Kuwait emir in talks with Saudis, Qataris amid crisis

As for Israel , Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman called the political crisis in the Gulf a positive development, adding that it opens "opportunities" in the "fight against terrorism". While India will have to play its cards deftly, taking care not to ruffle feathers on either side, India-Qatar cooperation extends to diverse sectors aided by historically close ties and substantive engagement. Read More »

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar in new Mideast crisis

Yemen's internationally backed government also severed relations with Qatar, as did the government in eastern Libya and the Maldives . With oil production of about 620,000 barrels per day (bpd), Qatar's crude output ranks as one of the smallest among the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), but tension within the cartel could weaken an agreement to hold back production in order to prop up prices. Read More »

China welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on border dispute


He said terrorism is visible and it affects entire world, including France and India. Yet, unbeknownst to both, a decision by a third leader of a nation that is the most important strategic and business partner, both of France and India, and who has entirely redefined politics and diplomacy, at home and overseas, barely two days before Modi stepped foot in Paris gave a sudden dynamism and urgency to their meeting, which now began to seem as most timely! Prime Minister Narendra Modi ... Read More »

No plans to change posture in Qatar amid diplomatic crisis — United States military

Federation Internationale de Football Association says it remains in "regular contact with Qatar" after six Arab countries, including the UAE , cut diplomatic ties with the World Cup 2022 hosts, accusing it of destabilising the region. The Gulf states and Egypt said they were severing diplomatic ties and closing transport links with Qatar, which relies on imports from its neighbors. Read More »

Police identify lone gunman behind Philippine casino attack

A Muslim separatist rebellion in the south of the mainly Catholic Philippines has killed more than 120,000 people since the 1970s. PCCI Presaident George T. The Islamic State earlier claimed responsibility for the incident. Family members are waiting outside a funeral home for the bodies of their loved ones to be released following an attack on a Manila casino complex in which 36 people died. Read More »

Arab League chief regrets split between Arab states and Qatar

Its al-Udeid Air Base serves as a launching pad for coalition jets bombing IS sites in Iraq and Syria. Qatar is the biggest supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The confrontation between Riyadh and Doha is now evident in Lybia, as Qatar has been supporting members of the Islamic State terror group (outlawed in Russia). Read More »

UK police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody

The man was arrested on suspicion of terror offences at around 9pm at the Texaco garage, which is about ten minute walking distance from the arena. They say that leaves 11 men in custody for questioning. CCTV images have been released showing Abedi hauling a blue suitcase in the days leading up to the bombing. ISIS has claimed that "a soldier of the caliphate" carried out the Manchester attack, which killed 22 people, including children, after an Ariana Grande concert May 22. Read More »

Justices side with religious hospitals in pension dispute


Using a series of logical formulations, the main opinion's author, Justice Elena Kagan , concluded that the hospitals had the better of the argument, so they are entitled to the "church plan" exemption even if not set up or not now managed by a church, so long as they maintain an affiliation with a religious organization. Read More »

Ariana Grande's Mom Walked Through Benefit Show With A Comforting Message

Katy Perry lent a pair of her empowering songs to the benefit, following a stripped-down version of " Part of Me " with a thumping performances of " Roar ". The mother of bombing victim Olivia Campbell told her the 15-year-old would have wanted to hear Grande's hits. Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the Manchester attack. Read More »

Vladimir Putin: US interferes in elections, not Russian Federation

Vladimir Putin has dismissed as "nonsense" the idea that Russian Federation has damaging information on Donald Trump - and suggested that U.S. intelligence agents could have meddled with last year's presidential election. "That's the extent of my acquaintance with Flynn". "There's a theory that Kennedy's assassination was arranged by the United States intelligence services", he explained. Read More »

Russian Federation tried to hack U.S. voting systems for months

The Intercept , which focuses on national security issues, said the NSA document was dated May 5, the most up to date view made public so far by United States intelligence services of the Russian effort. Authorities said that they also determined that victor had e-mail contact with the news outlet. According to a criminal affidavit signed by Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Justin C. Read More »

Police ID 2 attackers in deadly London terrorist strike

Her opponent, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who has surprised many by rising in the polls, said May should resign over her cuts to police funding and accused her of trying to keep the United Kingdom safe " on the cheap ". A French national was also killed in the attack, according to foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. The latest attack comes against the backdrop of parliamentary elections later in the week. Read More »

Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

It's both a smart speaker and powerful source of music. The Apple HomePod is shipping later this year in the United States, UK, and Australia. It'll also have bass management through real-time software modeling that ensures the speaker delivers the deepest and cleanest bass possible, with low distortion, according to Apple . Read More »

London Police ID Two of the Perpetrators of Saturday's Terrorist Attack

He forcefully referred to his controversial executive order on immigration-that seeks to block people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the USA - as a "travel ban". Swiftly after the three suspects were neutralized, Khan released an official statement alerting London residents that their city would have an increased security presence. Read More »