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Pres. Trump says air traffic control plan would mean fewer flight delays

Opponents fear the plan could hand over government assets and more power to the airline industry, which will have representatives on the new non-profit board . "Innovative thinking - not bureaucracy - is what defines the American spirit". But Congressional approval isn't certain. Jerry Moran , R-Kan., said the plan was likely to raise costs for consumers and hurt small airports. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan holds talks with leaders on lowering Qatar tension

The Kuwaiti ruler also phoned Sheikh Tamim to give "an opportunity to efforts aimed at containing tensions in the relations between brothers". Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmed Abul Gheit attends the Arab Foreign Ministers extraordinary meeting to discuss the Syrian crisis in Cairo, Egypt, December 19, 2016. Read More »

Two London attackers named by police


President Donald Trump is again attacking London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Twitter. London Mayor Sadiq Khan had a message for extremists on Monday, saying they do not commit terrorist acts in the name of Muslims. The White House did not immediately respond to requests for that information. Why has Trump chose to pick this fight? She accused the media of putting "spin" on the issue. Read More »

British police identify two London attack suspects


It is not clear how having more police on the beat would have prevented the attack, since the men were shot dead within eight minutes, but the issue of police cuts has come back to haunt May, who served for six years at home secretary under her predecessor David Cameron before she became prime minister last year. Read More »

Qatar seeks Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab nations shun it

They also said the UAE central bank had asked banks in the country to detail their exposure to Qatari banks, and that the Bahrain central bank had taken a similar step, setting a Thursday deadline to obtain the information. Qatar - which shares its only land border with Saudi Arabia - has rejected the accusations, calling them "unjustified" and "baseless". The flag carrier also said it would not carry UAE nationals into Qatar, based on guidelines released by Abu Dhabi Airprt Immigration. Read More »

BeIN Sports blocked in the UAE as diplomatic row with Qatar deepens

When avoiding the massive neighbour to the west, Saudi Arabia, Qatari planes will inevitably have to take longer routes leading to longer flight times. Qatar has repeatedly faced criticism for alleged support of the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist group considered a terrorist organization by Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Read More »

On World No Tobacco Day, Nunavut urges people to go tobacco


In light of its findings, the organization is urging governments to implement strong tobacco control measures, which according to WHO should include putting a stop to marketing and advertising tobacco products, promoting plain packaging of tobacco products, raising excise taxes and making indoor public places and workplaces smoke-free. Read More »

Piers Morgan Apologizes To Ariana Grande

Ever since the attack at her show, many fans have turned to Grande's song "One Last Time " and used it as a tool to help heal their pain and comfort them during this time of great heartbreak. "We changed everything." She also said Olivia's mom told her that Olivia wouldn't want her to cry. "I don't want to feel or hear or see any fear in this building", U.S. Read More »

At least 5 dead, 10 wounded in Jakarta bus terminal bombing Featured


The attack at the bus station in East Jakarta is the deadliest terror attack in Indonesia since the bombings and shooting on the streets of Central Jakarta in January 2016 that left eight people dead (including the four terrorists). Most of those incidents have been blamed on the now-defunct regional terrorist network Jemaah Islamiyah. Initial investigations indicated the bombs were made out of pressure cookers and were carried in backpacks. Read More »

Trump tweet mocking London mayor could spark dispute with United Kingdom


London Mayor Sadiq Khan accused Donald Trump on Monday of seeking to divide communities in Britain after the USA president criticised his leadership following a terror attack in the city. Transport for London (TfL) confirmed Butt worked for London Underground for just under six months as a trainee customer services assistant, leaving in October previous year. Read More »

New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

In some respects, this is nearly like a quarterfinal, the Birmingham no-result throwing a spanner in the works a little bit. For Bangladesh , a win would mean they stay alive in the tournament and for Australia a win would mean they take a step in the right direction for the knockouts. Read More »

Unarmed London cop who fought attackers in critical condition

A spokesman for Khan responded that the mayor "has more important things to do than responding to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context " his remarks. All three have been claimed by the Islamic State group. The campaign was suspended for several days last month when a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a concert by US pop singer Ariana Grande in Manchester. Read More »

London attack: Pakistani-origin man among two attackers identified

Police on Monday named two of the three men behind the London terror attack, saying one was known to security services, but that there had been no intelligence about an attack. A friend of one of the attackers also told the BBC Asian Network he had reported him to the anti-terror hotline after he began expressing increasingly radical views and justifying terror attacks, but the man said he was never arrested. Read More »

Critics say Trump tweets may undercut legal case


Trump's Twitter postings Monday also included more of his criticism of London Mayor Sadiq Khan, saying Khan "had to think fast" on his statement that people in his city should not be alarmed to see a greater police presence in the streets following a deadly attack. Read More »

London attack victims include Canadian woman, French citizen


Christine Archibald, 30, had been living in the Netherlands, where fiance Tyler Ferguson was working. Christiansen said a statement issued by the Archibald family urging people to give their time and labour or donate to a homeless shelter - "and tell them Chrissy sent you" - has already inspired generosity in Calgary. Read More »

Brazil police arrest close aide of president in World Cup scheme

According to reports from the Military Police (PM), two of its troops were injured, while a civilian was due to be treated for gunshot wounds. If Temer resigns or is forced out, the speaker of the lower Chamber of Deputies would be interim president for up to 30 days until Congress votes on who would finish Temer's term, which runs through 2018. Read More »

Attackers named in London terror probe as PM under pressure

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday announced that police have identified the three assailants involved in the attack in London on Saturday, which killed seven people and injured 48. The statement did not provide details on why Butt had come to the attention of law enforcement. "The commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said the Met is well resourced, and they are, and that they have very powerful counterterrorism capabilities, and they do". Read More »

Ariana Grande returns to Manchester to honor victims with benefit

He added that "by coming back to Manchester so soon, shrugging off the latest attack in London, standing on that stage and performing with such raw emotion and power, you showed more guts, resilience, strength of character and "Blitz spirit" than every sniveling, pathetic ISIS coward put together". Read More »

Trump signs waiver keeping U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv - for now


The two-state solution advocated by successive USA administrations and most European Union member states envisages East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state. Mr Trump's move to renew the waiver for six months keeps the United States embassy in Tel Aviv for now. President Trump who paid his maiden visit to the Middle East and Israel last month gave no indication about the decision, until he made the announcement within the timeframe under law. Read More »

British Imams refuse to offer funeral prayers for London Bridge attackers


In an unprecedented move, they not only refused to perform the traditional Islamic prayer for the terrorists - a ritual that is normally performed for every Muslim regardless of their actions - but also called on others to do the same. Police killed the three attackers and have identified two of them - Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane - involved in Saturday's attack. The sentiment was echoed by Theresa May on Sunday morning, who said the terrorists were "perverting the truth" of ... Read More »

Police officer shoots attacker near Notre Dame cathedral in Paris


Paris prosecutors have opened a counterterrorism investigation after an unidentified assailant attacked police with a hammer outside Notre Dame Cathedral. Witnesses described a dramatic police operation in the tourist-filled area. The Paris police department tweeted that one officer was wounded. The attack comes with France on high alert for more jihadist strikes after a weekend attack in London, where extremists used a van and knives to crush to death and kill seven people, one of them ... Read More »

Federal Contractor Charged With Leaking Classified Material to News Outlet


The affidavit filed Monday against Reality Leigh Winner , 25, states that federal authorities contacted the FBI on Thursday and said a "News Outlet" had reached out two days earlier relating to an upcoming story. The judge said that while he doesn't like how this information came to the public's attention, he is happy to know the truth. " The Intercept has no knowledge of the identity of the source". Read More »

Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme


A Champions League final victory over Atletico Madrid last season might have been seen in some quarters as beginner's luck. The numbers don't lie. Ronaldo said the turning point was an inspirational half-time speech from Zidane, whose words fired Madrid's three-goal blitz in the second period. Read More »