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Trump urges Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

Trump has publicly expressed support for Saudi Arabia which, along with Egypt and the United Arab Emirates , has cut off all ties with Qatar. Earlier, he said the Saudis' move to isolate Qatar could mark the "beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism". Read More »

Kerry, Gore blast Trump climate exit


The decision was a reversal of the Obama administration's announcement past year that the USA would enter the agreement, and most of the rest of the world has also signed on. Mike Collins and his guests discuss those issues and more. Among the many critics of Trump's decision to withdraw was Al Gore, the former vice president and Nobel Peace Prize victor. Read More »

Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track


Jerry Brown, which was splashed across state-run newspapers the next morning, was significant for several reasons - not the least of which was its timing. "We Are Still In" represents the most serious attempt yet by local officials, business executives, and private-sector leaders to buck the Trump administration's decision, which sent political shockwaves around the world. Read More »

Saudi minister says Qatar must end support for Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood

The president's sharp critique of Qatar, which is home to a major USA military base, inserted Washington directly into the crisis that has pitted the tiny country against Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Egypt and the United Arab Emirates . Qatar Airways also stopped its flights to the four Arab countries in response to the UAE's Etihad, FlyDubai , Emirates, EgyptAir and Bahrain's Gulf Air suspending flights to Qatar. Read More »

London police arrest another attack suspect


Zaghba, who was said to be born in Morocco to a Moroccan father and an Italian mother, was stopped at Bologna's Marconi airport on March 15, 2016, while he tried to take a flight to Turkey. Butt had appeared in a television documentary called " The Jihadis Next Door ", broadcast previous year by Britain's Channel 4, one of a group of men who unfurled an Islamic State flag in a park. Read More »

US unlikely to mediate Qatar diplomatic crisis

Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed relations with Qatar and closed their airspace to commercial flights on Monday, in the worst split between powerful Arab states in decades. Ordinary Qataris crowded into supermarkets to stock up on goods, fearing shortages. "I certainly never had to face anything remotely like this from George W. Read More »

Siding against ally Qatar, Trump injects US into Arab crisis


The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were among the seven Arab nations to cut diplomatic ties with the energy-rich kingdom. Saudi Arabia , the powerhouse among those cutting ties to Qatar, said it did so due to the country's "embrace of various terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at destabilising the region", including the Muslim Brotherhood , Al Qaeda, the Islamic State group and militants supported by Iran in the kingdom's restive Eastern Province. Read More »

Qatar ready for dialogue to ease Gulf rift, resolve differences with neighbours

The U.S. isn't planning a major mediation role, a State Department official said, pointing to offers from Turkey and Kuwait to intervene in what is emerging as the worst diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf in decades. Energy-rich Qatar has long had strained ties with its neighbors, but the move by Saudi Arabia and its supporters raised fears of more volatility in the region. Read More »

Deadly attacks turn UK election into a vote on security

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has made a last-ditch attempt to grab extra Scottish votes in Glasgow this morning. Opinium had a Conservative lead of 19 points over Labour early in the campaign. Daily Star - the paper has a double-page spread with coverage from both Labour and the Tories. "Labour will give our NHS the resources it needs to deliver the best possible care for patients, and end the Conservatives' attacks on our hardworking health workers, who care for us all". Read More »

Trump sides with Saudi Arabia amid Middle East crisis

But Gulf Arab neighbours and Egypt have always been irked by its maverick stances and support for the Muslim Brotherhood , which they regard as a political enemy. Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, said on Monday (local time) that for Qatar to restore its tie with the other nations, it needs to end its support for the Palestinian group Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood. Read More »

Trump to push for overhaul of roads, bridges, waterways

The president proposes allocating $ 200 billion in federal funding over 10 years to spur at least an additional $800 billion in spending by states, municipalities and the private sector. They never received a response, according to Schumer spokesman Matt House. "It's far more nimble system in its ability to get things done", Katko said. Read More »

UK police name third attacker as new search gets underway


On Sunday police arrested 12 people, mainly residents in the Elizabeth Fry tower block in Barking where Butt lived. The three, who were wearing fake suicide vests, were shot dead late Saturday after ramming a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then slashing and stabbing people in nearby Borough Market. Read More »

Myanmar military aircraft missing after losing communication

The military plane lost contact after it took off from Myeik Airport. Kyaw Kyaw Htey, a civil aviation official at Myeik airport, said: "We don't know what exactly happened to this plane after the loss of contact". The army said it was delivered in March previous year and had logged 809 flying hours. Many of those on board are family members of military personnel. Read More »

FOX23 to stream Comey testimony Thursday


CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. Trump announced in January that he was nominating Coats to serve as DNI, an office which is responsible for overseeing United States intelligence agencies and for briefing the president on global developments. Read More »

Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help


Since Moon's May 10 inauguration, North Korea has test-fired three ballistic missiles in an apparent show of its resolve to expand its weapons arsenals to cope with what it calls US hostility. This drill was meant to prepare the town's 3,500 residents for a missile attack from North Korea , and Abu is now just one of many towns in Japan that are preparing themselves in case North Korea decides to launch missiles in their direction. Read More »

Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself goes on trial


Assistant District Attorney Maryclare Flynn highlighted a multitude of disturbing texts sent between the teenagers, including one from Carter on the day of Roy's suicide that read: "You can't think about it". In 2011, William Melchert-Dinkel, a nurse in Minnesota, was convicted of aiding suicide after he posed as a suicidal woman in online chat rooms and urged two despondent individuals to kill themselves. Read More »

Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar

When avoiding Saudi Arabia , their massive - and only - neighbour, Qatar's planes are having to take more indirect routes, leading to longer flight times. central command that Al-Udeid operations are secure to keep Trump from backing dramatic Saudi action. On Tuesday, it became the ninth nation to sever diplomatic ties with the Gulf state, according to a statement published by the official Mauritanian state news agency. Read More »

Cautious Comey expected in USA hearing on Donald Trump-Russia probes

Comey is the star witness in the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of alleged Russian election meddling a year ago, with the possible collusion of the Trump campaign. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., Coats said that if asked, he would provide details of his conversations with Trump to Mueller. "As I have often said, it is absolutely crucial for the United States, and for that matter for the world, for this presidency, for the Republicans, for the Democrats and for our nation at ... Read More »

Who was London attacker Khuram Butt?


Search warrants allowed them to search the premises and the computers of individuals British security services believed were potentially risky, as a result of information from their network of informants and the monitoring of social media. Mohammed Shafiq, head of Britain's anti-terror Ramadhan Foundation, tells Newsweek he believes there are serious shortcomings in the British authorities' handling of Al-Muhajiroun, which was banned in 2004. Read More »

Here are the iPhones and iPads that Won't Run iOS 11


Apple updated the iPad Pro during the keynote on 6 June, and also introduced a new 10.5in model to the series. It was previously claimed that 200,000 apps will also be made redundant in the switchover to iOS 11. ARKit also uses the camera sensor to measure the ambient lighting and apply the right amount of light to virtual objects. The new sensors and algorithms will help athletes better keep track of a wide-range of metrics across several types of workouts simultaneously, from the ... Read More »

United Kingdom police name third attacker as new search gets underway

He said, "The mayor is focused on dealing with Saturday's horrific and cowardly attack and working with the police, the emergency services and the Government to keep London safe". The disclosure means perpetrators in all three of the terrorist outrages to hit Britain this year had at some point appeared on the radar of security agencies. Read More »