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Who is in Theresa May's reshuffled cabinet?

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The appointment not only has implications for the upcoming Brexit negotiations, it is also has wider significance for the packaging industry. I genuinely didn't expect this role. In a disastrous result for the Conservative Party, however, the party lost its majority in the House of Commons, the UK's lower house. In other moves, she promoted Damian Green , one of her closest Cabinet allies, to First Minister of State - a title associated in the past with the role of deputy prime minister. Read More »

Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel

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The U.S. says Iran's missiles are a potential threat to the Middle East's peace and stability. Iran has described the Tehran attackers as being "long affiliated with the Wahhabi", an ultraconservative form of Sunni Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare

Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs says he's disappointed by what he calls "the lack of resolve" to repeal former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act . Only 13 percent said it would improve healthcare quality. "This current draft doesn't get the job done", said Cruz who believes the bill is better than current law but doesn't go far enough . Read More »

Qatar Defiant As Gulf Arab Allies Deepen Nation's Isolation

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The small Gulf Arab state is a critical global supplier of gas and hosts the biggest US military base in the Middle East. Tillerson says the US will support efforts to mediate the crisis along with Kuwait. The statement , which is expected to intensify the ongoing dispute among the Persian Gulf kingdoms, includes the name of Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Yousef al-Qaradawi and Qatari-funded charities Qatar Charity and Eid Charity. Read More »

Talks to support May's Conservatives making progress, DUP says

The PM has gambled on striking an agreement with the hardline Northern Irish party in time for the key event. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn returned the favour, by saying he looked forward to the Queen's Speech "just as soon as the coalition of chaos has been negotiated". Read More »

US Destroys Syrian Drone

The drone was downed just outside the 55 kilometer de-confliction zone, according to the officials. The US military said it had shot down an armed, Iranian-made drone that had been bearing down on its forces near a garrison in Syria's south-east on Tuesday, in the latest sign of increasingly frequent confrontation with Damascus and its allies. Read More »

Thousands attend slain Muslim teen's funeral in Virginia

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Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., who counted Hassanen among his constituents, was one of many political figures who attended. "We know this is an incredibly hard time, especially for our Muslim community", FCPD said in the release. Imam Mohamed Magid described Hassanen as bright, beautiful, energetic and generous. "That's what I told him". "If you knew her you might possibly know why it was so hard for this community", said Salaam. Read More »

Theresa May Says 3 Million EU Migrants Can Stay

A lot of European citizens are concerned and not covered by May's proposal. Mr Tusk said: "My first impression is that the United Kingdom offer is below our expectations and risks worsening the situation of citizens". "I am not a dreamer". "Now that mean-spirited decision is coming back to haunt her as we see an exodus of skilled European Union workers, from nurses to academics". Read More »

Demands to Qatar: Close Al Jazeera, reduce Iran ties

Saudi Arabia and other Sunni-led nations have accused Qatar of inappropriately close ties to Iran , a Shiite-led country and Saudi Arabia's regional rival. Al Jazeera Media Network is an "internal affair" and there will be no discussion about the fate of the Doha-based broadcaster with nations that imposed a blockade on Qatar, its foreign minister says, Al Jazeera reports . Read More »

Five electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

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Workers at the park cut off the power and all five were rushed to hospital, but their hearts had already stopped from the electric shock, the Daily Sabah said. The children who died were aged 12, 15 and 17. Gendarmerie officers were investigating the incident. Television footage obtained by the Sun showed park visitors and employees rushing the victims to ambulances. Read More »

Philippines military says hostage drama resolved

Abu Misry Mama, a spokesman for the BIFF, told Reuters that the militants had taken civilians to a place safe from the crossfire, and did not intend to hold them hostage. "They have tried to attack a few times and all have been thwarted". He added the BIFF strongly denounces actions of Maute group and said his group did not support them. Read More »

Qatar faced with punitive list of demands by Arab neighbors

Four Arab states that have boycotted Qatar have reportedly handed the country a list of 13 demands, including some likely to infuriate Doha and exacerbate the region's worst crisis in decades. Qatar denies that it supports groups such as IS and al Qaeda, although it recognises that members of groups such as Hamas are present in its territory. Read More »

London tower fire started in fridge freezer

As well as investigating the cladding and insulation materials, McCormack said the force was examining "how the tiles were fixed to the building and how they were installed". "In terms of the people who are living in those buildings, we will do a further test to make sure the buildings are safe - obviously nobody will be living in buildings that are unsafe". Read More »

Term-time holiday father found guilty of rules breach

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At the Supreme Court hearing in April, five justices unanimously allowed an appeal by education chiefs against an earlier ruling that Mr Platt had not acted unlawfully. It ruled that it needed to be heard again in front of magistrates and his original plea of having no case to answer would be rejected. Mr Platt had taken his six year old daughter on holiday during term time and argued - when taken to court by the IWC - that as she had over 93% attendance recorded and the decision to take her ... Read More »

Defence lifts Syria air strike suspension

The incident comes after the U.S. shot down a Syrian fighter plane on Sunday and another drone earlier this month. "We need other creative ideas, for example, to find military forces from states that are not parties in the war, Islamic states , such as Indonesia, that are very far from this war and non-partisan, for them to be the division forces", Akbik explained. Read More »

Merkel calls Britain's residency stance, a 'good start'

The proposal is dependent on British nationals living in European Union states being offered a reciprocal deal. Tusk said terrorism, "which is still a major threat", was the first topic the leaders discussed at the ongoing two-day summit, Xinhua news agency reported. Read More »

US student freed from North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'

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North Korean officials claimed Warmbier had contracted botulism and ingested a sleeping pill that landed him in a coma - but the family didn't buy that account, Fred Warmbier said Thursday. "He's on his way en route home to be reunited with his family", Tillerson said. Joy at his release was mixed with concern over his condition. On Thursday, North Korea said that it had released Mr Warmbier "on humanitarian grounds ". Read More »

Mourinho denies tax evasion

The Portugal global will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. The former Real Madrid boss has been accused of defrauding tax authorities to the tune of €3.3million by a Spanish regional prosecutor, with a complaint filed on Tuesday. Read More »

Arab States Send Qatar 13 Demands to End Crisis

The Associated Press obtained a copy of the 13-point list in Arabic from one of the countries involved in the dispute. Designations: Qatar hands all those terrorist designated and those requested by four countries (who wrote demands ) and terrorist elements on U.S. Read More »

Qatar told to close Al Jazeera in list of demands

He added the Arab nations opposing Qatar didn't send a demand to shut down the base to Turkey directly. The head of Al-Jazeera's English language service said the network remained committed to continuing its broadcasts. The document does not specify what the countries will do if Qatar refuses to comply. Officials in Doha have not yet made any comments on the report . Read More »

Turkish foreign minister heads to Kuwait in Qatar crisis

President Tayyip Erdogan has cultivated close ties to Qatar , setting up a military base there, while preserving relations with Saudi Arabia . The current crisis in the Gulf is said to be the gravest that the Gulf Cooperation Council has faced in its almost four decades of existence. Read More »

May's offer on citizens' rights 'below expectations — EU's Tusk

After the summit, Mr Tusk said: "My first impression... is that the UK's offer is below our expectations and that it risks worsening the situation of citizens. The issue of citizens' rights is especially sensitive in the Brexit talks. Almost two decades after France and Britain , the EU's main military powers, helped form a common European foreign policy, the continent faces a growing range of security threats, from Islamic State militants to a more assertive, hostile Russian ... Read More »

The high cost of displacement due to war, violence

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Have you read Trendiee Today? In addition, 25.4 million people had sought refuge outside their own country, according to figures from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR ). Third is asylumseekers, people who have fled their country and are seeking global protection as refugees . This is in contrast to the fact that children make up only about 31% of the total world population. Read More »

North Korea conducts another rocket engine test

Mnuchin vowed to cooperate on sanctions imposed on North Korea against its missile and nuclear programs . "But we will not comment on intelligence", Navy commander Gary Ross said in a emailed statement, declining to confirm the rocket engine test. Read More »