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Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes Turkey's western coast

Spyros Galinos says the woman was found in the southern village of Vrisa , which was badly affected by Monday's natural disaster. "We are very used to earthquakes as people of Izmir but this one was different". Monday, June 12. "My God, all the picture frames fell on the ground and I have no idea how I ran out", she said. "Tens of buildings have collapsed and roads are blocked off", said Marios Apostolides, the divisional commander of the fire brigade. Read More »

Knives coming out: Trump fans float idea of firing investigator Mueller

The White House did not immediately respond to questions about Ruddy's claims. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Tuesday that special counsel Robert Mueller , who's leading the Justice Department's probe into Russia's meddling in last year's election, will have the "full independence he needs to conduct that investigation". Read More »

May to meet Irish party leader on government formation

But many are also concerned that a sharp switch in direction could waste time to reach a deal on an orderly exit and could still fail to meet the approval of British voters.Cancelling Brexit - an option not endorsed by Britain's main parties despite their opposition to it previous year - or even stopping the clock to withdrawal in 22 months would require the unanimous approval of the 27. Read More »

Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies


ISIS has its roots in al Qaeda in Iraq, which took part in the insurgency that followed the 2003 US-led invasion of the country. Despite a challenging year that included an electronics ban on flights to the U.S., Qatar Airways has just posted record profit of $541 million for the year through March, an increase of almost 22%. Read More »

Israeli Tennis Star Is First Killed On Citi Bike


Hanegby "swerved to go around a parked van, struck a bus next to him that was traveling in the same direction, tumbled off the bicycle and fell under the bus's rear tires", the Times reported, citing the police. "Like with all fatalities, we will review the area of the crash", said Department of Transportation spokesman Scott Gastel. It is the first of 43million Citi Bike trips that has involved a fatality. Read More »

Qatar Asks UN Body to Resolve Gulf Airspace Row

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority said it is fully committed to the Chicago convention, but that the state reserves the sovereign right under global law to take any precautionary measures to protect its national security if necessary, UAE state news agency WAM reported. Read More »

Theresa May re-appoints minister she had fired

This isn't just going to be a Tory Brexit, this is going to have to involve the whole country. But that looks increasingly unlikely as Conservative British Prime Minister Theresa May fights for her political life after unexpectedly losing her majority in parliament. Read More »

Trump blasts court for ruling against travel ban at "dangerous time"


But the 9th Circuit sidestepped that question, saying they didn't need to answer it because the legality of the travel ban could be decided on narrower grounds: It violated immigration law. The state says the policy is unconstitutional because it shows anti-Muslim bias. Watson also blocked a directive that suspended entry of refugee applicants for 120 days, as well as other instructions for the government to study tougher vetting procedures. Read More »

How Many FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX)'s Analysts Are Bearish?


It has outperformed by 2.32% the S&P500. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.96%. Therefore 88% are positive. Bitauto Holdings had 13 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks Investment Research cut FedEx Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, June 7th. The firm earned "Conviction-Buy" rating on Thursday, September 17 by Goldman Sachs. Read More »

German ZEW economic indicator drops in June


ZEW's gauge for German current conditions rose to 88 in June from 83.9. This compared with the Reuters consensus forecast of 85.0. German investor confidence unexpectedly dropped in June in a sign that exaggerated optimism in Europe's largest economy is beginning to moderate. Read More »

Hung parliament means more uncertainty for HR

Labour had 262, up from 229, and the Scottish National Party 35, a loss of about 20 seats that complicates the party's plans to push for independence. On June 19, the first talks on Brexit is scheduled to happen and India would need to wait and watch what it's relation shapes like in the United Kingdom after the new government forms. Read More »

Rafael Nadal: Impossible to describe winning feeling of 10th French Open title


Rafael Nadal claimed a historic 10th French Open title on Sunday, as he produced an nearly faultless display to down Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in the Roland Garros men's final. "And here, we had the confirmation". Roger won the Australian Open this year. "And because I am 31 already and not a kid anymore". Wawrinka had been riding a 10-match winning streak before he ran into Nadal. Read More »

PM Theresa May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks


But her party is deeply divided over what they want from Brexit and the result means British businesses still have no idea what trading rules they can expect in the coming years. So said British Prime Minister David Cameron in the BBC documentary Five Days That Changed Britain , recounting months later the fevered negotiations after the 2010 United Kingdom election, which saw his Conservatives enter a coalition with the Liberal Democrats . Read More »

May unveils 'talented' new Cabinet, Patel holds on to Cabinet

Newly appointed environment secretary and leading Brexiteer Michael Gove has admitted that last week's election results mean Theresa May's Conseratives must listen to outside voices on Brexit. In a shake-up that saw few major changes, the Prime Minister also promoted Damian Green to her effective second in command and demoted Liz Truss from the justice brief. Read More »

Gulf crisis: PM Nawaz calls on King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz

Two large regional powers on either side of the Sunni-Shiite Islamic sectarian divide, Saudi Arabia and Iran have been engaged in a longstanding cold war, tussling for influence in countries in their sphere of influence, especially Syria, Lebanon and Yemen, where Saudi-led bombing has left thousands of civilians dead. Read More »

Russian election hacking in U.S. more widespread


But the scope of the incursions was so severe, the Obama administration complained directly to Russian Federation using a "modern-day red phone" type back channel. One possibility is that the American warning was effective. If there was a template for hacking a standardised system, it could have been disastrous. Read More »

U.S. opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord


On June 1, President Donald Trump announced the United States is pulling out of the Paris climate accord. Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement will cause that relationship to worsen because it sends a signal to the United States' European allies that the abandoning them on fighting climate change. Read More »

Trump's relationship with Merkel 'fairly unbelievable,' Spicer says


Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel followed her and blasted the U.S., saying the Trump administration's "short-sighted policies. stand against the interest of the European Union ". "That's of huge importance and in no way directed against any other relationships and certainly not against the trans-Atlantic ties, which have historically been very important for us and will remain so in future", she said . Read More »

Trump declares 'vindication' following Comey testimony to Senate

The president fielded multiple questions Friday regarding Comey's testimony and his claim the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director had told Congress "so many false statements and lies" while under oath. Trump, his arms waving, objected to Comey's testimony that the president repeatedly pressed him for his "loyalty" during a private White House dinner. Read More »

Lee: No evidence that Trump obstructed justice

Comey told the Senate of multiple conversations alone with the president, during which he said Trump pressed him to show "loyalty", to back off on the FBI investigation of aide Michael Flynn and to disclose that Trump himself was not under investigation as the FBI probed Russian interference in the election and ties between the Trump campaign and Russia . Read More »

EU says time pressing hard to start Brexit talks


He said he hoped the new Government was one "with which we can conduct serious negotiations and if possible keep Great Britain as close as possible to the European Union". That is why the European Union wants the talks to go smoothly. The talks were set to officially begin on June 19. "Britain is a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, so we have a lot of shared challenges to deal with, and that's the spirit we want to carry out these negotiations in". Read More »