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Turkey Sends Food To Qatar As Blockade Continues

The largest USA air base in the Middle East is in Qatar , and 10,000 military personnel are stationed there. Having not shied away from defending Saudi Arabia in the past, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Monday that, "I am also concerned by some of the strong actions which Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain have taken against an important partner". Read More »

John Stones can handle England midfield role, says manager Gareth Southgate

He's a player who is very comfortable receiving possession, he has all the attributes to play as a holding midfield player. "I'm not in a rush to make that decision, at some point it's something we should do". "Joe has been excellent for us". "Whether that's from the beginning or from the bench, it is an opportunity, but also we want to be competitive in the game". Read More »

Theresa May Just Cracked a Pretty Good Joke About Her Election Disaster

A government official said the talks were proceeding well and Foster tweeted that "we hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion". In a surprise move, Michael Gove was appointed environment and agriculture minister less than a year after the prime minister sacked him as justice minister. Read More »

Don't waste time, European Union Brexit chief Michel Barnier tells Britain

Asked whether Trump had spoken to May about postponing his trip to London , which remains unscheduled, White House spokesman Raj Shah said Sunday: "The president has tremendous respect for Prime Minister May". In contrast, managing to narrow its popularity gap with the Tories bit by bit in major polls during the run-up to the snap election, the Labor, under Jeremy Corbyn, made a significant breakthrough and took 262 seats, up an impressive 32 seats from the previous election. Read More »

Sandy Hook group dumps Megyn Kelly as event host

Clinton smashed the network for giving Jones a forum to "amplify" hit nutty rhetoric, one the same day many conservatives excoriated Kelly for labelling Jones as one of them. "It's hard enough to deal with losing a sister in mass shooting ". "You can't just put him in a box and say he's just a character. He's really hurting people", said the mother. Read More »

Jeff Sessions will testify in public about Trump and Russian Federation

And asked for the facts about Sessions and Russia, democratic senators have told NPR that seems to be a reference to a possible third meeting Sessions had with the Russian ambassador past year that was undisclosed. Spicer, the spokesman, declined to say then that Sessions enjoyed Trump's confidence, though spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said later in the week that the president had confidence "in all of his Cabinet". Read More »

Otto Warmbier Was Just Freed From North Korea for a Tragic Reason

North Korea on Tuesday freed one of the detainees, Otto Warmbier. They say that Otto Warmbier is on a Medivac flight on his way home. The Warmbiers were told that he had come down with a case of botulism soon after his trial - which lasted only one hour - and had been given a sleeping pill, from which he never woke up. Read More »

Qatar Airways defies Gulf sanctions, Donald Trump stance with new routes

President Donald Trump, who has strongly backed the countries imposing sanctions on Qatar despite a more neutral stance taken by the State Department and Pentagon, said the measures were helping to stop terrorism funding". Qatar's neighbors cut ties with the country over accusations that it sponsors Islamic extremism, which Qatar denies. Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Erdogan would hold talks on the crisis with Trump in the coming days. Read More »

La Decima for Rafael Nadal at French Open 2017

Last year, Nadal was forced to pull out of The Championships due to a persistent wrist injury. It was Federer's compatriot, Wawrinka, who stood in Nadal's way, as the Spaniard strove to become the first singles player, male or female, to win the same Grand Slam on 10 separate occasions. Read More »

Erdogan: Qatar Crisis 'Inhumane', Saudi King Should 'Resolve Issue'

The three countries along with Bahrain cut ties to Qatar last week and have moved to block air, land and sea routes to the energy-rich Gulf nation. Saudi Arabia's Flynas has waded into the kingdom's row with Qatar , making a pitch to poach Saudi staff working for the much larger Qatar Airways. Read More »

Sessions to testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday


Comey spoke of receiving pressure from President Donald Trump to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. Sessions on Saturday said he would appear before the intelligence committee, which has been doing its own investigation into Russian contacts with the Trump campaign. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan to Discuss Qatar Dispute with Trump, Minister Says

Russia's state-run Tass news agency says the two discussed "the growing tensions around Qatar". Al Jazeera on June 8 reported a massive cross-platform cyberattack. "I would not expect any overnight resolutions", he said. "We are indeed facing a diplomatic crisis". "Qatar can not own stakes in the Empire State Building and the London Shard and use the profits to write checks to affiliates of al Qaeda", he said, adding that the country "must take decisive action" to deal with its ... Read More »

Northern Irish DUP leaders arrive for talks with UK PM May

May apologised to Conservative MPs on Monday, accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory and sacrificing the parliamentary majority she inherited from her predecessor David Cameron when she came to power a year ago following the UK's vote to exit the European Union (EU). Read More »

Qatar crisis: African countries like Somalia, Sudan find things too tough

Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said Monday that the country's government still has "no clue what are the main reasons behind all these measures". Meanwhile Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss the dispute between Qatar and other Arab states in coming days, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. Read More »

Theresa May will form a minority United Kingdom government

With her authority diminished, May won some time when she performed well on Monday in front of Conservative lawmakers who said they would help her remain in power, at least for now. May called the snap election in April aiming to win a big majority so that Britain would enjoy a strong hand in Brexit negotiations without opposition parties and Tory rebels holding her back. Read More »

Michael Gove returns to Cabinet in Theresa May's post-election reshuffle


British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has denied plotting to topple Prime Minister Theresa May , who has been weakened by the Conservative Party's disastrous election result . The fact he is empowered after being brought back into cabinet by a weakened prime minister makes a big difference as well. PROPPING DUP THE TORIES Who are the Democratic Unionist Party and what's in the 2017 DUP manifesto? No 10 said that James Brokenshire would be continuing as Northern Ireland ... Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to publicly answer questions on Russia probe


Eric Swalwell (D-CA), House Intelligence Committee. Beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET, live coverage of the testimony will be streaming on CNN,, the CNN app on phone and tablet, and on mobile devices. Lawmakers - particularly Democrats - are preparing tough questions for Sessions both about Russia's contact with Trump campaign associates and the circumstances of former FBI Director James Comey's firing. Read More »

Counter-protests outnumber anti-Muslim hate marches across the US

They don't want us in their country. We're going to take a few minutes to talk about rallies happening today in dozens of cities across the country called the March Against Sharia . Before the events ended around 3:15 p.m., however, both groups faced off on opposite sides of the boardwalk and tried to shout down each other. Protesters scuffle at the state capitol in St. Read More »

Suspected N.Korea drone photographed US missile defence site


In January a year ago South Korean soldiers fired warning shots at a suspected North Korean drone that crossed the western part of the border, the most sensitive part of the Demilitarised Zone. With 700,000 active troops and another 4.5 million in the reserves, North Korea can call upon nearly a quarter of its population to serve in the army at any given time. Read More »

'Mayhem' in British election complicates Brexit

She said: "We will enter discussions with the Conservatives to explore how it may be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge". It added that "the logic leading to Mrs". Suddenly his poll numbers turned around dramatically, and as the days until June 8 voting ticked off, the margin between Labour and the Tories kept dwindling. Read More »

Netanyahu: Israel will not relinquish security control over Judea and Samaria

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged Israel to end its occupation of the Palestinian lands, in a statement marking the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War . Seventy-two new Jewish immigrants from Ethiopia arrived at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Tuesday night, a first since the Israeli government renewed. Read More »

LeBron James congratulates, embraces Kevin Durant after Game 5

Five years after falling to LeBron James in the NBA Finals with the Thunder, Kevin Durant can finally bask in the glory of his first championship as the unanimous MVP in the Warriors' five-game series victory over the Cavaliers. Golden State won the championship in 2015 and Cleveland took the title past year. Durant quickly got out the vehicle with the Bill Russell Finals MVP trophy in hand, triggering the crowd to erupt in cheers and gather around the star before breaking into chants ... Read More »