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Condition of U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman improves to 'serious'

Scalise will undergo more operations. He has been sedated, but has been brought out of sedation periodically and been able to recognize and communicate with his family, Sava said. Investigators are trying to determine what his intent may have been - whether it was a list of potential targets for violence or whether he wrote them down for some other reason, one official said. Read More »

SpiceJet signs pact with Boeing for 10 737 max 10 planes

Boeing , however, is expected to say at the Paris show that demand for mammoth planes such as the A380 and its own 747 is moribund. French fighter jets swooped overhead as the biennial aviation and defense industry kicked off. Briefings by the plane's chief test pilot and others on the jet's aerial capabilities and the F-35 program could produce news about recent problems that grounded US Air Force F-35s at a base in Arizona, after pilots reported symptoms of oxygen deprivation. Read More »

Paris attacker dead, French minister says

The Paris prosecutor's office has opened an anti-terror investigation into the incident, Brandet said. The auto struck the front of the van as it overtook a convoy of police vehicles, a police spokeswoman said. The suspect is wearing a white shirt and dark shorts and prone on his stomach on the avenue. The incident, which has since caused French police to cordon off the Champs-Elysees, occurred at 3:40 p.m. Read More »

London Police Say Attack 'Acted Alone'


Earlier in June, another man drove a van into a crowd of people at London Bridge , killing seven pedestrians and injuring 48 more in an attack for which ISIS later claimed responsibility . BREAKING: We have been informed that a van has run over worshippers as they left #FinsburyPark Mosque. "We should all renew our determination to say we will not tolerate racism of any kind". Read More »

Trump set to row back on Cuban travel and trade

US President Donald Trump will announce a significant rollback of former President Barack Obama's accord with Cuba by imposing travel and trade restrictions on the island nation, according to a new report . That said, with an estimated 400,000 Americans expected to visit the island this year, the White House says that those who have already booked trips before the new policy takes effect, will still be able to visit the island. Read More »

Dutch send refueling plane to anti-IS coalition


In response to Russia's warning Monday that USA planes flying west of the Euphrates River in Syria would be tracked both by aircraft and anti-aircraft batteries, Army Col. While former Canadian diplomat Ferry de Kerckhove said it was unlikely Russian Federation would risk shooting down a coalition aircraft, Canadian or otherwise, he anxious about the increasing rhetoric and tension in Syria. Read More »

Special council Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to assist with the investigation

Kushner has agreed to discuss his Russian contacts with the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is conducting one of several investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Based on accounts of people familiar with the investigation, the reports say Mueller plans to interview Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency (NSA) Director Michael Rogers and former NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett. Read More »

Qatar calls for lifting of neighbouring states' 'blockade' before talks begin

Turkey's parliament on June 7 fast-tracked legislation to allow troops to be deployed to a military base in Qatar that now houses about 90 Turkish soldiers. Turkey is one of the few powerful countries in the region willing to show its support for Qatar openly. But it has not affected energy exports from Qatar, the world's biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Read More »

Van Hits Pedestrians Near London Mosque In Possible Terrorist Attack


He later died, but his cause of death is unclear. "Sadly, he has died". British Prime Minister Theresa May called the attack "terrorist" in nature and condemned it Monday. Armed counter terrorism police are at the scene. The man, who did not want to be named, said: "People were just conversing, talking, just doing what we're doing. Read More »

London mosque attack 'clearly' aimed at Muslims


A 48-year-old man has been arrested. According to the Associated Press , a mob surrounded the suspect and witnesses said the crowd began attacking him. Another eyewitness, who gave his name as Athman, told AFP: " People were screaming: "It's a terrorist attack , it's an attack, this guy attacked us", and I had to run back and tried to save people who were still alive and giving water, helping the police". Read More »

Minute's silence as police confirm 79 died in Grenfell fire


The fire ripped through the high-rise early Wednesday. We know that there are still bodies of those who died inside the building and we want to return those people to their families as soon as we possibly can."The work to search the building is challenging, but naturally could never be done quickly enough for those now having to live with the uncertainty of knowing where their loved ones are". Read More »

Qatar Airways CEO warns of 'lasting wound'

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Qatar earlier this month and blocked air, sea and land traffic with Qatar over its support for Islamist groups and ties with Iran. The Gulf political crisis has also affected countries outside the region. "This isolation can take years". "They have built a sophisticated podium for jihadism and Islamic extremism", he said. Read More »

Paris Police Cordon Off Champs Elysees After Car-ramming Incident


There were no injuries or casualties among police officers or passers-bys. French media, quoting police sources, say the incident on Monday was deliberate. The French national gendarmerie service said no-one was hurt in the incident. "It appears he was armed", the spokesperson said. The attacker was shot dead by police. Read More »

Russian FM urges Trump to discard "Cold War" policy on Cuba

The examples that fathers set and the lessons they impart about hard work, dedication to family and believing in oneself establish the moral foundation for success, US President Donald Trump has said in his Father's Day message. Moscow maintains close ties with Havana , and in March signed a deal to ship oil to Cuba for the first time in over a decade. In addition, the United States government is to police other trips to ensure travelers are pursuing a "full-time schedule of educational ... Read More »

Scotland's papers: Tories 'turn on May' and indyref election impact


The Scottish National Party will work to forge an alliance to keep Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives out of power after the inconclusive result to Britain's national election, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday. Its headline says the defiant prime minister pledged "certainty" in spite of the humiliating result. The result - which Sturgeon described as "disappointing" - raises serious questions about whether the SNP will push ahead with its pledge to hold a second ... Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: Rashid Latif's Message For Virender Sehwag After Pakistan Won


Pakistan then prove it's possible to bat on a used pitch, with Fakhar making his second fifty in as many matches, as they cruise to victory with 77 balls to spare. Kohli went on to congratulate the Pakistan cricket team for their stellar performance. India, who entered the field as favorites after winning the previous match against Pakistan in the tournament, had a shaky start when fiery Pakistani left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir dismissed Indian opener Rohit Sharma for a duck. Read More »

NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Plead NOT GUILTY

Victor has had top security clearance since the time she was hired earlier this year. The news outlet reportedly reached out to the NSA and showed them the highly classified documents it received from victor to make sure they were authentic and wouldn't severely compromise national security. Read More »

Survivors says some 126 migrants died in wreck — United Nations agency


As many as 126 migrants are feared dead after their boat sank off the coast of Libya last week, the UN's migration office said on Monday. Flavio Di Giacomo of the International Organization for Migration said the survivors were interviewed in Sicily after an Italian coast guard ship brought them to Palermo's port Monday. Read More »

Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings

The US military says they tried to de-escalate the situation before taking down the aircraft. "The worst thing any of us could do right now is address this with hyperbole", Dunford said at the National Press Club . The U.S. -led coalition has taken a lot of pressure off regional powers, even though ISIS threatens their security and territorial integrity far more than it threatens America. Read More »

White House confirms Trump met with Mueller

Trump confirmed in a tweet Friday he was under investigation and appeared to take aim at Rosenstein, calling the investigation a "witch hunt". Witch Hunt." In a spasm of anger - or is it panic? - he insisted, "After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my "collusion with the Russians", nobody has been able to show any proof. Read More »

Who Are The Finsbury Park Mosque Attack Victims?


Sue Calder, who stood by one of the police cordons holding a sign that read "LGBT+ Against Islamaphobia" told us she felt like rhetoric used by politicians, which she believed often demonsied Islam, was unhelpful in the battle to prevent attacks like the one on Monday. Read More »

Protesters gather to spread message about Sharia law


They were organized by the conservative group ACT for America , which the Southern Poverty Law Center calls the " largest grassroots anti-Muslim group in America, claiming 280,000 members and over 1,000 chapters". "They are calling them "Anti-Sharia" rallies, but let us call them what they are: "Anti-Muslim" protests", Linda Sarsour, renowned American Muslim activist and Women's March organizer, wrote on Facebook . Read More »