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Stop funding terror, teaching hate: Donald Trump to Qatar


Trump accused Doha of funding such groups at a "very high level" as Gulf states - led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE - launch a media and diplomatic war on Qatar. A painting depicting Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani is seen on a bus during a demonstration in support of him in Doha, Qatar June 11, 2017. Read More »

President Trump pledges $200 billion federal investment for infrastructure during Cincinnati speech

President Donald Trump will discuss his infrastructure plan in a speech from Cincinnati, Ohio Wednesday afternoon. The address is being delivered on the eve of former FBI Director James Comey's testimony Thursday before Congress as the White House faces new allegations of efforts by Trump to influence a probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

3 more people arrested in London terror attack probe on election eve


Alexandre Pigeard, 26, who was working in a French restaurant in Borough Market, has already been confirmed as being among the seven people killed in the knife and van attack on Saturday. Mr Thomas had been missing since he was caught up in the attack with Ms Delcros. Two unarmed police officers have been hailed as heroes for their bravery in taking on the London Bridge terrorists. Read More »

Netanyahu vows Israel's "forever" control of Golan Heights

There are around 400,000 Israelis living in the occupied West Bank in settlements which Israel has continued to expand despite being considered illegal under global law. Speaking at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the war, Prime Minister Netanyahu said Israel's seeks "a real peace" with its neighbors; "a peace that will last generations" but Israel will continue to "maintain security control over all the territory west of the Jordan (river)" with or without an agreement. Read More »

Notre Dame attacker shouted 'this is for Syria' before being shot


He is then seen tumbling to the ground after he's shot by another officer. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the assailant shouted "this was for Syria" and seemed to have acted alone. Previous major attacks targeted the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in January 2015 and in November that year, gunmen and suicide bombers attacked venues around Paris including the Bataclan concert hall, killing 130 people. Read More »

UK's Boris Johnson says PM May is best person to deliver Brexit

But the confusion reinforced a sense of chaos at the heart of government just days before Britain starts the complex and fraught negotiations on leaving the European Union. "A handful of senior people have pledged their loyalty to Boris at Cabinet level", a Johnson ally told "The Sunday Times ". By Friday morning it was the Prime Minister's job in question. Read More »

Brexit talks can start 'when UK is ready', says EU chief negotiator

He was the shortest-serving Prime Minister of the twentieth century, with 211 days in office, and is sometimes called "The Unknown Prime Minister". The result represents a humiliation for May given she called the snap election to increase her majority, an has raised questions over the impact on the UK's exit from the European Union. Read More »

Theresa May to meet with backbench Tory MPs after election fallout


Johnson tweeted that an article in the Mail on Sunday newspaper headlined "Boris set to launch bid to be PM as May clings on" was "tripe". Asked if No10 had made a mistake in briefing that a deal had been struck had strengthened DUP's hand, she said: "I'm not going to negotiate over the airwaves. Read More »

British police arrest another man in London Bridge attack probe


Three 12-inch pink ceramic kitchen knives were found with tape around the handles and leather straps attached to them to keep the weapons on the attackers' wrists. Where might the attackers have bought them from? The London Bridge attackers wore fake suicide belts to create "maximum fear" as they carried out their rampage, police said Sunday. Read More »

No DUP deal with Theresa May after statement made 'in error'


Timothy said the party hadn't noticed the surge in Labour support "because modern campaigning techniques require ever-narrower targeting of specific voters, and we were not talking to the people who made a decision to vote for Labour". London's neutrality is key to the delicate balance of power in Northern Ireland, which was once plagued by violence over Britain's control of the province. Read More »

Penguins defeat Predators, win 2017 Stanley Cup

Murray - still considered a rookie, no less, despite winning his second title - will have much to digest. The Penguins captain not only raised his third Cup, but he also won his second Conn Smythe in as many years. "It's something special, something that these guys and all of us in the organization can cherish for the rest of our lives. Honestly, you make your own luck, especially in a scenario like this". Read More »

United Kingdom govt a minority on eve of Brexit talks


What we want to see is a workable plan to leave the European Union and that's what the national vote was about. She did not, however, provide details of the nature of the alliance with the DUP . But it came after Mrs May's gamble to call the snap poll saw the Conservatives lose a dozen MPs and severely weakened her position ahead of crucial Brexit talks with the European Union. Read More »

AG Sessions to Testify Before Senate Intel Committee on Tuesday


The New York City federal prosecutor who expected to remain on the job when Donald Trump took office but ended up being fired says he was made uncomfortable by one-on-one interactions with the president - just like James Comey was. Comey alleges that Trump then privately asked him to drop a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. Read More »

Arsenal pull a huge coup in the transfer market


But much-respected Chilean journalist Fernando Solabarrieta has dropped the bombshell that Alexis is about to join City, with the deal set to go through as soon as the clubs have thrashed out a transfer fee. They will be loath to lose one of their key men to a domestic rival - but may decide to cash in should the right offer arrive. Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez believes Nigerian youngster Alex Iwobi is an emerging talent for English Premier League side Arsenal and would blossom if ... Read More »

Ariana Grande's Manchester Benefit Concert Lineup Announced


And Ticketmaster is working to ensure that no resellers will attempt to profit off of the charity event. We will continue to honour the ones we lost, their loved ones, my fans and all affected by this tragedy. " One Love Manchester " takes place at Emirates Old Trafford this Sunday - Tickets went on sale Thursday morning at 10am, and sold out in a matter of minutes . Read More »

US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

The Taliban is claiming responsibility for the deaths, by using one of their members to infiltrate the Afghan Army. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said President Trump's national security team briefed him on the situation. So-called "green-on-blue" attacks-when Afghan soldiers or police turn their guns on worldwide troops-have been a major problem during the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) long years fighting alongside Afghan forces. Read More »

AFP verifying Indonesian info about 1200 IS militants in PH


Gen. Restituto Padilla said Thursday a Marchetti S-211 jet was on a bombing run over militant positions in Marawi city Wednesday when one bomb hit an army position locked in close-range combat with the extremists. The military said at least 175 people, including 36 soldiers and policemen, have been killed in the ongoing siege that broke out last Tuesday in the southern city of Marawi . Read More »

Comey raises concerns about Loretta Lynch's independence


At the hearing, Comey said Lynch's wanting to use the word "matter" instead of "investigation" was of concern "because we were at the point where we refused to confirm the existence as we typically do of an investigation for months". "One hundred percent", Trump said when asked about his willingness to deliver sworn testimony , CNN reported Trump, as saying during a Rose Garden news conference. Read More »

United Kingdom prime minister insists she is staying put

British media have reported that moves were afoot within May's party to dislodge her after her election gamble - aimed at increasing her party's majority in parliament ahead of Brexit talks - backfired.A leadership contest can be triggered if 15 percent of the Conservative's 318 lawmakers write to Brady saying they no longer have confidence in May. Read More »

Iran arrests 50 after deadly Tehran attacks

One of the terrorists was killed by his own grenade which also injured another one, he said, noting that the IRGC forces then shot both of them dead. Bur speaking in response to Rohrbachers comments Matthew Levitt, director of The Washington Institute's Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, said: "It's never in our interest to support a terrorist group like the Islamic State". Read More »

Sen. Mark Warner calls alleged Trump pressure on Comey "unthinkable"

White House officials had weighed trying to block Comey by arguing that his discussions with the president pertained to national security and that there was an expectation of privacy. White House lawyers are still reviewing questions of executive privilege in advance of blockbuster testimony by the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director next week, White House press secretary Sean Spicer revealed on Friday. Read More »

Who are Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill - the PM's quitting advisers?


The duo are widely credited with running May's election campaign, which focused attention entirely on May rather than the Cabinet, a move that clearly did not pan out well as the Tories ended up losing their majority in the House of Commons and winning just 318 seats, well short of the 326 overall majority and forced to form a minority government with the support of Northern Ireland's regional Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Read More »

UK Election Shake-Up: How and Why Conservatives Faltered


With her Conservative party's overall majority whittled away to nothing, a resurgent Labour party making unexpected gains and upcoming Brexit negotiations thrown into uncertainty, Thursday's general election threw up no end of surprises, and not just for the Prime Minister. Read More »

United Kingdom prime minister 'a dead woman walking'


The political turmoil comes a week before Britain is due to start negotiating the terms of its exit from the European Union in talks of unprecedented complexity that are supposed to wrap up by the end of March 2019, when Britain actually leaves. Read More »