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Canadian man charged after possible terror attack at MI airport

Amor Ftouhi , 50, has been charged with violence at an worldwide airport. He added that it was clear the Ftouhi had a 'hatred for the U.S'. "Things were chaotic, but very well organized and under control - how the sheriff's department was handling things and how Bishop International was handling things", he said . Read More »

Kellyanne Conway and CNN's Alisyn Camerota spar over Russian election interference question


Kellyanne Conway has an especially awkward new response to the fact that Russian Federation tried to undermine our election and Donald Trump and his administration have shown no interest in doing anything about it. Camerota's question about Russian meddling in the US election was met with Conway's denial that there was any evidence to support the narrative during CNN's " New Day " on Friday. Read More »

Democrat Rep: Pelosi Is More 'Toxic' Than Trump

It's understandable: Republican ads in Georgia painted the Democrat, Jon Ossoff , as sure to be a Pelosi pawn - a charge that has scored for the GOP in race after race over the last decade. "I think it's time for a new generation of leadership". "Sen. (Harry) Reid was a target, Sen". However, even Pelosi's previous supporters are turning their back on the minority's leadership. Read More »

Spain fights forest fire in Donana UNESCO nature reserve


The evacuations took place Sunday. Flames have advanced eastwards and have entered Donana National Park, one of Spain's most important nature reserves and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Images on Spanish television showed trees engulfed by flames during the night. Read More »

Sushma Swaraj attacks former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar with old video


In the video, Swaraj discusses the corruption in the government, which back then was the UPA-II government. Swaraj posted a tweet , which she later pinned to her Twitter page, that carried a YouTube video showing a Parliamentary session from 2013 when Kumar was the Speaker of Lok Sabha and Swaraj the Leader of Opposition. Read More »

Turkey backs Qatar's response to list of demands by Gulf states


Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt , and the UAE severed ties with Qatar on June 5, officially accusing Doha of supporting "terrorism" and destabilizing the region. He recalled that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had said last Wednesday that Washington wanted a clear list of grievances that was "reasonable and actionable". Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan Backs Qatar, Says Calls to Shut Base 'Disrespectful'


One twitter user tweeted this before the demands actually came out, giving a long list that seemed more like your Sunday morning grocery shopping list than something that is a part of negotiations between two countries. "This is something they want to, and should, work out for themselves", he added. On June 5, Saudi Arabia and the UAE severed all links with Doha for allegedly supporting groups, including some backed by Iran , "that aim to destabilize the region". Read More »

Walker Backs Johnson Opposition On GOP Health Bill

As NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben reports , the BCRA is similar in many ways to the House's health care alternative, the American Health Care Act, that passed last month. And that is most easily accomplished by destroying Medicaid and condemning us all to nursing facilities. Because they also painted over the part that sets certain minimum standards for insurance policies. Read More »

Israel begins work on new West Bank settlement


Settlement watchdog Peace Now said the settlement boom coincided with a 2.5 percent drop in construction starts inside Israel. The Palestinians want an independent state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with its capital in East Jerusalem, and also claim historical and political links to the land. Read More »

The Government Still Uses Floppy Disks - Trump Wants To Change That

Technology CEOS are expected at the White House Monday for an event focused on modernizing government. Several of the executives complimented Jared Kushner , senior adviser and son-in-law to Trump , and his wife, Ivanka Trump , the president's daughter and a senior adviser, for helping to drive the initiative. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. Slams BBC Over 'Misleading' Jerusalem Terrorist Attack Headline

The attack took place in two adjacent areas near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City. "Female border policewoman injured critically in attack at Damascus gate", police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld wrote in a statement. Since September 2015, Palestinian assailants have killed 43 Israelis, two visiting Americans and a British student, mainly in stabbing, shooting and vehicular attacks. Read More »

Why Wonder Woman's second-weekend sales are so extraordinary - and important


Wonder Woman , during the No Man's land scene. "I didn't realize how much I had to squint through the "male gaze" till suddenly, miraculously, I didn't have to". That last one heated up most notably when the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater chain announced that it would hold women-only screenings of the film at its locations in Austin and NY. Read More »

Democrats' disputes simmer after special election losses

Pelosi said Republicans will always make a target of Democratic leaders, saying they did so with legendary former House Speaker Tip O'Neill and many others. Progressive Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., a freshman who has expressed frustration with Pelosi and party's platforms in the past, argued Tuesday night that the party has to rally behind a "concrete" and "bold" economic agenda. Read More »

Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill


They were Sens. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Mike Lee of Utah, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. Dollar stressed that the ACA repeal language is sure to change before final passage in Congress. The Senate bill would phase out extra money Obama's law provides to 31 states that agreed to expand coverage under the federal-state Medicaid program. Read More »

May ouster would be 'catastrophic' for Brexit talks, says minister

The Brexit Secretary expressed anger at his "self-indulgent" colleagues for manoeuvring against the PM. Davis, who launched the Brexit talks with European Union negotiator Michel Barnier last week, also threw his support behind Prime Minister Theresa May , saying he took his share of the blame for advising her to hold an early election this month in which her Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority. Read More »

CNN sues for release of Comey memos

President Donald Trump seemed to confirm for the first time Friday that he's being investigated for possible obstruction of justice and appeared to blame the Justice Department's number two official for the probe. Comey was later sacked, with Trump acknowledging that the Russian investigation was on his mind when he chose to dismiss him. "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal", Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Kasowitz, was quoted ... Read More »

US Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

Menendez said the Senate's bill to repeal Obamacare could ultimately slash $30 billion in Medicaid funding in New Jersey, where more than a half-million people enrolled under Medicaid expansion could lose coverage . In an interview with Fox News Channel, Trump was asked about the four conservatives opposing the bill. Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the ... Read More »

Putin jokes about offering political asylum to Comey


He compared Comey's move to that of NSA contractor Edward Snowden, adding on a sarcastic note that Russian Federation could grant Comey political asylum. It's clearly a sign of an escalating domestic political struggle. "Whenever Russia grew stronger there would always be sanctions, throughout history". Read More »

Portugal tries to contain fatal wildfires

Although many Gibraltarians will have spent the long weekend in Portugal, most are likely to have stayed near the coast, far from the fires in the centre of the country. The Civil Protection Agency said about 1,200 firefighters and nine water-dropping aircraft were fighting the deadly wildfire in Pedrogao Grande, which was raging for a third consecutive day about 150 kilometers (90 miles) north of Lisbon. Read More »

Liverpool to reject all offers for star midfielder despite Juventus plotting move


With European football returning to Anfield Road, Jürgen Klopp will have to make a plan to contend with the added fixtures. I saw most of the games, they played so good. "After his bicycle kick probably everyone wants him to stay", the Liverpool boss said. Philippe Coutinho continued the form that consistently links him with a move to Barcelona, Sadio Mané looks like the real deal, and Divock Origi has developed nicely under the German manager. Read More »

Stabenow Speaks Out Against GOP's Latest Health Care Bill

Brian Sandoval in Las Vegas. Remarkably, some of the GOP are already arguing the bill does not go far enough and are planning to oppose it in its current form . Number one: The Senate bill would actually cut Medicaid more than the House plan. "We'll have to see". "That's what I want", however, he acknowledged that changing the bill in order to do that is "going to be a very hard lift" because of the conservative senators who are against the Medicaid expansion. Read More »

Armed Forces: Swede missing after attack in Mali

Authorities had said that security forces initially killed at least three assailants, and a fourth had escaped. Mali's Ministry of Security and Civil Protection blamed "armed individuals, certainly terrorists" for the attack at Le Campement, a popular resort for westerners, according to a statement. Read More »

72 firefighters, 10 engines tackle apartment block blaze in east London


The London Fire Brigade received almost 50 calls from members of the public about the fire at approximately 4:25pm local time. Bethnal Green Road has been closed in both directions. Local media reports say the fire broke out in a third storey apartment and the smoke from the blaze can be seen in the city's skyline, there are now eight fire engine's at the scene. Read More »