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Kellyanne Conway's Husband Knocks President Trump over Travel Ban Tweets

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With an eye toward not giving the courts reason to rule against the administration, US government lawyers have, during court arguments, gone out of their way to not use the term "travel ban" - instead calling it a "temporary pause" on entry into the United States from the countries covered in the executive order being challenged. Read More »

Qatar crisis undermines stability in Middle East region

Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed relations with Qatar and closed their airspace to commercial flights on Monday. The states who joined the move against Qatar, a tiny but gas-rich peninsula, on Monday include some of the biggest powers in the Arab world. The spiraling situation has plunged the Gulf region, now struggling with a civil war in Yemen and inflamed antagonism between Iran and Saudi Arabia, into further instability. Read More »

Suspect confessed to stabbing on MAX train, court documents say

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Attending the hearing on Tuesday was Micah Fletcher , who was wounded as he tried to defend a black 16-year-old and her Muslim friend as they rode on a crowded train on Friday . "I'm a patriot, and I hope everyone I stabbed died". She said she was surprised to hear people call Christian racist. "I can't control everybody", Gibson responded, adding, "I don't want them at the rally and they'll be kicked out". Read More »

Bomb threat accused due in Melbourne court

The Sri Lankan national will likely face charges carrying maximum of ten years jail, the police said. Manodh Marks, 25, refused to appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Thursday over a mid-air drama that forced Malaysia Airlines to abort its overnight flight 128 bound for Kuala Lumpur . Read More »

London mayor calls for cancellation of Trump visit to UK

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Authorities have said the London attack was apparently unconnected to the Manchester bombing. "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" Trump tweeted Sunday morning. Before holding a minute's silence, Khan, the first Muslim to be elected mayor of a major Western European city, said: "I want to send a clear message to the sick and evil extremists who commit these disgusting crimes. Read More »

UK police find suspected Molotov cocktails in London attack van -Sky News

A woman reacts near the scene of the recent attack during a minute's silence (Picture: Reuters ) People observing a minute's silence in St Ann's Square, Manchester , in honour of the London Bridge terror attack victims. "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement", Trump wrote on Monday . "I want to send a clear message to the sick and evil extremists who commit these ugly crimes. Read More »

Police investigate Resorts World Manila management

In 2014, Philippine newspapers had reported that Carlos was sacked from his job at the government's Finance Department "for grave misconduct and neglect of duty" because he failed to disclose that he owned a Manila house, a Toyota SUV and other business interests - an annual requirement for government officials and employees. Read More »

Contractor Charged With Leaking Classified Document

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Those addresses, which the report states may have been obtained through a compromised company email address, were "associated with named local government organizations". The FBI said victor went to work in February at a government facility in Georgia as an employee of Pluribus International, a firm based in Alexandria, Va., that does work for a number of intelligence and military agencies, according to its website. Read More »

Britain falls silent to honour terror victims ahead of vote

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One person has been released without charge, and police raids are continuing. The nearby London Bridge station was operational though one of the exits that leads to the cordoned off area on Borough High Street remained closed. "The invitation has been issued and accepted and I see no reason to change that but as far as what Sadiq Khan has said about the reassurances he's offered the people of London , I think he was entirely right to speak in the way he did", said Johnson. Read More »

Haley says Trump believes climate is changing

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Her boss, however, has shaken up that image and raised doubts about America's global commitments. The U.S. historically vetoed U.N. Security Council resolutions that condemned Israel for years. The Trump administration warned Tuesday that it could pull out of the U.N. Human Rights Council unless the body ends what Washington calls the whitewashing of dictators' abuses and unfair attacks on Israel. Read More »

Saudi Arabia revokes Qatar Airways licence

The diplomatic broadside threatens the worldwide prestige of Qatar which is set to host the 2022 World Cup. 6 Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirate cut diplomatic ties with Qatar yesterday. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he did not expect the dispute to have "any significant impact... on the unified fight against terrorism". Read More »

House Intel Committee Subpoenas Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

Cohen told CNN , if subpoenaed, he'd comply. "We will continue to pursue this investigation wherever the facts may lead", they said in a joint statement. Michael Cohen , attorney for The Trump Organization, has also been subpoenaed. Congressional investigators are examining whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions had an additional private meeting with Russia's ambassador during the presidential campaign, according to Republican and Democratic. Read More »

UN chief urges Israelis, Palestinians to resume negotiations

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Israel still controls entry and exit from Gaza . "The Six Day War was one of the greatest victories in the history of Israel", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a nationalist, recently said. Guterres criticized Israel's military control of Palestinian areas, saying it endangers both Israelis and Palestinians. Israel was crowned a regional power. Read More »

UN chief urges Israelis, Palestinians to resume negotiations

Israel still controls entry and exit from Gaza . "The Six Day War was one of the greatest victories in the history of Israel", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a nationalist, recently said. Guterres criticized Israel's military control of Palestinian areas, saying it endangers both Israelis and Palestinians. Israel was crowned a regional power. Read More »

Netanyahu: Israel to keep security control over West Bank

Currently, some 5 million Palestinians live in the West Bank , East Jerusalem and Gaza , according to the United Nations . "Israel today maintains an entrenched system of institutionalised discrimination against Palestinians in the occupied territory - repression that extends far beyond any security rationale". Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan calls for dialogue to ease Gulf crisis

A State Department spokesperson reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to Qatar Monday, saying that the USA "relationship with Qatar is strong. all of our partnerships in the Gulf are incredibly important and we count on the parties to find a way to resolve their differences sooner rather than later". Read More »

London terror attack: Police release names of two attackers

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An Australian newspaper says a 34-year-old Brisbane woman is recovering from the London attacks after being stabbed in the neck. They said inquiries into the identity of the third attacker were ongoing. Security at London's 33 bridges was reviewed after the terrorist incidents on Westminster Bridge and London Bridge, the force said in a statement. Read More »

What does the diplomatic row over Qatar mean for British business?

The flight suspensions will immediately impact passengers on busy air routes between the Qatari capital, Doha , and other Middle Eastern cities, such as Egypt, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Regis Hotel. The talks came after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain and the Maldives and a number of others cut off diplomatic ties with the Doha government, saying they will suspend air, sea and land transport with Qatar. Read More »

London attack: What we know

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The second attacker was named as 30-year-old Rachid Redouane , who police said claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan, and also went by the name Rachid Elkhdar with a different date of birth. "One whole day", she said. But with Britons due to vote in a national election on Thursday, her decision to reduce the number of police officers in England and Wales by nearly 20,000 during her six years as interior minister from 2010 to 2016 shot to the top of the political agenda. Read More »

3rd suspect identified in London attack

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He says Candice Hedge underwent surgery but suffered no major damage and is expected to recover. He was living in Plaistow, in east London , at the time of the attack . The three assailants were all shot dead by responding officers less than eight minutes after they were first called. London police chief Cressida Dick told BBC TV that they have seized "a huge amount of forensic material" after going through the van used in the attack "very very carefully". Read More »

PIA to bring back Pak pilgrims stranded in Qatar

Qatar denies the allegations, though Western officials long have accused it of allowing or even encouraging funding of Sunni extremists. "It's a cycle of panic and I needed to get pasta", said Ernest, a Lebanese national pushing two trollies. Read More »

Trump 'does believe in climate change', as U.S. ambassador to UN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said last Friday India is committed to protecting the climate, irrespective of the Paris agreement , but avoided a direct reference to the United States withdrawing from the worldwide deal. Even though the United States won't be officially out until 2020, we will begin acting as if we have left immediately by abandoning Obama's emission-reducing policies. Read More »

Scrap Trump's state visit, urges London mayor Sadiq Khan

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The sister of a missing 32-year-old man says he is believed to have died in the attacks on London Bridge and a nearby food market. President Donald Trump for a second day lashed out at London's mayor on Twitter in the wake of a deadly terror attack in the city. Read More »