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Trump Attributes Iran Terror Attack To 'The Evil They Promote'

Iran denounced Donald Trump's reaction to deadly Islamic State group attacks in Tehran as " repugnant " on Thursday after the US president warned the nation is reaping what it sows. Three of the gunmen were shot dead in an exchange of gunfire, while another blew himself up. The statement said Saudi Arabia "constantly supports" terrorists including the Islamic State group, adding that the IS claim of responsibility "reveals (Saudi Arabia's) hand in this barbaric action". Read More »

Phil Bauhaus wins 5th stage of Criterium du Dauphine

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Froome is aiming to win the Tour for a fourth time this summer, with each of his previous wins in 2013, 2015 and 2016 preceded by victory here. "I didn't expect to win today and certainly not by this much onto the other GC contenders", Porte said. Read More »

Murray happy to win ugly against Nishikori

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This was a odd match, with both men rarely playing well at the same time and Nishikori's level in particular going up and down like a yo-yo. "I played a really good match past year, I was very aggressive in that one", Murray told Jon Wertheim of The Tennis Channel on air. Read More »

UAE threatens Qatar sympathizers with jail

In a surprise decision announced on Monday, Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain effectively sealed the country off, forbidding their citizens from travelling to, residing in or passing through Qatar. The UAE's state-owned Etihad Airways said all travelers holding Qatari passports were prohibited from traveling to or transiting through the emirates on government instructions. Read More »

RNC: Trump's firing of Comey was 'the right thing to do'

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Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, said nothing he read in Comey's statement convinces him that Trump violated the law by interfering with a federal investigation. "I would never comment on investigations, whether we have one or not, in an open forum like this", Comey said. Comey also said he had a friend share one of his memos, which are unclassified, with The New York Times to help inspire the appointment of a special counsel. Read More »

Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar amid Gulf Arab row

Saudi Arabia is closing its border with Qatar, leaving citizens of the peninsula nation scrambling for food and supplies. Anxious residents have responded to the crisis by emptying grocery stores in the capital of Doha, and Saudi Arabia has blocked trucks carrying food from entering the country across its only land border. Read More »

Iranian embassy in Azerbaijan makes statement on terrorist attacks in Tehran

According the official website of the ministry the attackers were affiliated with "Wahhabi and Takfiri" groups, which took part in ISIS crimes in Mosul city of Iraq and Raqqah in Syria. Zarif was responding to President Trump's statement following the bombings that said, "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran, and for the Iranian people who are going through such challenging times". Read More »

Ex-FBI director Comey testifies in Trump-Russia probe

He said that President Donald Trump had assured him that he was doing a good job, and that he had assured the president in return that he meant to stay. 'I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go , to letting Flynn go. "My judgment was, I needed to get that out into the public square, and so I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a reporter ", Comey said. Read More »

Top Hamas commander reportedly in Malaysia following Qatar expulsion

The minister did not specify what he wanted from Qatar, saying that "a number of steps can be taken, they know it". "We decided to make it clear that enough is enough", Jubeir said. Qatar supports countries and people all over the Arab world". "It is my impression this may not easily continue", he said. "Efforts to isolate Qatar. Read More »

European Union expands sanctions against North Korea

North Korea fired several projectiles believed to. The move is in keeping with Moon's campaign, during which he insisted that South Korea had to feel free to say no to the Americans sometimes. North Korea conducted the test as us aircraft carriers began to exit the Sea of Japan after conducting exercises. There was no immediate official reaction from China to the latest missile test. Read More »

London Bridge attack victims show city as Europe's lodestar

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reached out to the families of two Australians killed in the London terror attack - a sickening rampage his foreign minister has described as savage beyond belief. Australian Kirsty Boden , 28, rushed to provide first aid but was stabbed to death by one of the three attackers. "This is an unimaginably hard time for Sara's family and friends, including those who studied with her Moreton Bay College", he said. Read More »

Comey's Senate testimony: Trump asked to end Flynn probe

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If he tells a clear narrative that includes the commission of a real crime by the president or anyone else, Comey himself becomes complicit for not reporting it or at least resigning in public protest. Comey is appearing before the Senate intelligence committee in one of the most eagerly awaited hearings in decades, and will publicly contradict aspects of Trump's accounts of their private conversations. Read More »

Comey: No One Asked Me to Stop the Investigation into Russian Federation

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Press reports last month said that Trump asked Comey to "let it go" but under oath today, Comey said those words were never actually used and instead simply implied. Comey told senators Thursday morning, "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", in referring to his meetings with Mr. Trump. "The President feels completely and totally vindicated, " Trump attorney Marc Kasowitz said in a written statement Wednesday. Read More »

USA says it's ready to defend against N. Korean missiles "today"

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The mock warhead was launched from the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defence Test Site on the island of Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific. The missile was sacked at a "threat representative" intercontinental ballistic missile launched from a test site in the Marshall Islands, U.S. Read More »

Multiple threats could lead to downfall of Brazil president

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The fate of Brazil's President, Michel Temer, is being considered by Brazil's top electoral court as they are now looking as to whether it should annul the remainder of his term as president after investigations are complete. If the court rules against them, Rousseff could lose her right to hold office for eight years. Initially, most observers expected Temer to survive this trial, thanks to his efforts to push through austerity measures aimed at pulling the economy back from its worst ... Read More »

Body of eighth terror attack victim found in Thames

Mr Shafiq said: "It is clear that Anjem Choudhury and his band of terrorist sympathisers were known to the police for many years". "All three were arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism offences under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000". Read More »

Trump reportedly denies asking Comey for loyalty

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Comey , in an opening statement submitted to the panel, offered a detailed account of his conversations with the president between early January and mid-April. "We simply looked at each other in silence". The President then returned to the topic of Mike Flynn, saying, "He is a good guy and has been through a lot". Read More »

Fired FBI Director Comey faces Senate and rebuts Trump

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Bush. "That is a very big deal, and not just because it involves me". Comey went on to say that the "administration defamed me and, more importantly, the Federal Bureau of Investigation". "Asking others to leave the room could suggest the president was aware that there was something wrong with what he was doing", said Andrew Wright, a professor of constitutional law at Savannah Law School. Read More »

Woman jailed in granddaughter's slaying ruled sane in 2015

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County sheriff's deputies found Nicole Darrington-Clark, 43, sleeping in her vehicle about 4:15 a.m. Tuesday morning at Waterman Avenue and Ninth Street in San Bernardino, the Colton Police Department said. A spokesman at the California Department of State Hospitals said officials can't comment on individual cases. O'Neal, however, knew about her friend's 2005 attack on her children . Read More »

Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly

Coats gave the same non-answer, almost verbatim, which makes one wonder whether they were coached and/or colluded on their testimony. Many Democrats still blame Comey for Clinton's loss, leading Trump to apparently believe they would applaud him for firing Comey last month. Read More »

Police announce new arrest linked to London Bridge attack

Seven were killed and almost 50 wounded. "We can confirm that 46 shots in total were fired by eight police officers - three officers from City of London police and five from the Metropolitan police service". The couple is thought to have split. Twelve were later released. One acquaintance, who said the man was a "wonderful guy", recalled the man playing football in the park with him and his children. Read More »

Egypt strongly condemns twin terrorist attacks in Iran

Saudi Arabia has denied involvement, Reuters reports . Iran also has been fiercely opposed to the militant group. President Trump's statement condemning the attacks also implied that Iran sponsors terrorism. Iran's intelligence ministry published pictures of five terrorists involved in the Tehran attacks that took place on June 7. Kerry cautioned lawmakers to "tread carefully" in pushing ahead with new sanctions against Iran in the wake of President Hassan Rouhani's re-election to ... Read More »

UAE says to jail Qatar sympathizers for up to 15 years

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In an interview published by Saudi-owned Asharq al-Awsat newspaper, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa said conditions posed by the four countries for a resolution of the crisis were "crystal clear". The ministry did not say who it suspected carried out the attack, though it thanked the FBI and the British National Commission for Combating Crime for assisting it in its investigation. Read More »

Three men arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences

In a statement released to the Press Association, she said her "heartfelt thoughts go out to all those murdered or injured" in the events of Saturday night. Mr Belanger worked at the Coq d'Argent near Bank. Eight people died in addition to the attackers, and almost 50 others were hospitalized. All three attackers were shot dead by police. Read More »

German FM: 'Trumpification' of Relations between Gulf States Dangerous

Trump said, arguing that his visit to Saudi Arabia was "already paying off". "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" The Moroccan Embassy in Doha revealed that airport authorities organized two private flights to Muscat and Kuwait, in coordination with Qatar Airways, to carry the Moroccan passengers, who were on their way to Al Madinah Al Munawara and Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) to perform Umrah. Read More »