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Gulf states alone can solve Qatar row: Jubeir

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Qatar's rulers were "trying to describe this as an issue about the independence of their foreign policy, and it is not", he said . Tillerson said the blockade was causing "unintended" humanitarian and business consequences and was "hindering US military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS ", or the Islamic State terrorist group. Read More »

Trump Cabinet officers urge on Republicans in Georgia race

Democrat Jon Ossoff continues to live outside of Georgia's sixth district, despite running for its congressional seat, and was challenged to defended his decision Friday during an appearance on MSNBC. Initially, the district was on pace to outnumber those that voted early in the 2016 general election. Terry Anderson, 67, a retired IT worker from Cobb County, said he did not believe Ossoff was honest. Read More »

Philippine rebels storm police station, seize assault rifles

There is no reported threat to the city. "Let's all stay alert and vigilant", said Mabilog in a Facebook post. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said it was "unfortunate" that the NPA rebels attacked the Maasin town police station on Sunday, the same day when the government reciprocated the National Democratic Front's (NDF) declaration of non-offensive operations against government troops in Mindanao. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: public inquiry is not answer, warns lawyer

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To which the prime minister answered: "This was a bad tragedy that took place, people have lost their lives and others have lost everything, all their possessions, their home and everything, what we are doing is putting in place the support that will help them". Read More »

Moment of silence for London fire victims

Residents who met Mrs May in Downing Street over the weekend said while they welcomed the funding they had not been consulted before the announcement was made. A senior United Kingdom government minister said Sunday that he believed the insulation apparently used in a recent refurbishment of the London high-rise devastated by a blaze is banned in Britain for buildings above a certain height. Read More »

Despite tweeting he's under investigation, Trump lawyer says he's not under investigation

They include a claim he had been wiretapped by the Obama administration, his Oval Office remarks to Russian diplomats about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, his private musings about the possibility of firing the Russia special counsel, his claim that there are recordings of White House conversations, and his comments about a "military" deportation operation. Read More »

Otto Warmbier 'was brutalised by pariah N Korea', parents say

Otto Warmbier , 23, a student at the University of Virginia, was arrested for stealing a propaganda poster as a tourist in North Korea in January last year and sentenced to 15 years' hard labour after a tearful confession. His family were told that he contracted botulism after the trial, and was given a sleeping pill from which he never awoke. A small group of family friends was nearby to celebrate Warmbier's arrival, cheering and holding signs that read "Pray for Otto" and 'Welcome home ... Read More »

Paris Jackson lands first Vogue cover

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Wearing her hair pulled back in a sleek up-do, Paris oozed glamour as she shot the camera a piercing stare, her baby blues perfectly matching the a few blue highlights in the floral embroidery of her frock. The 19-year-old flaunted her toned midriff in a blue crop top for the cover of the magazine's July issue. Paris' career is gaining momentum since she signed with IMG Models in March (17), with the star landing gigs with the likes of Calvin Klein, and during her chat with the fashion ... Read More »

Where is Trump? Philando Castile's Family Wants President To Intervene

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In a statement , a Minnesota State Patrol spokeswoman said the protesters were charged with unlawful assembly, among other things, after they declined repeated demands from police to vacate the roadway. Police say 21 officers were hurt, none seriously. Yanez's case is "believed to be the first time in Minnesota history that an officer was charged in an on-duty fatal shooting ", as the New York Times reports . Read More »

Trump Lawyer Says President is Not Under Investigation for Obstruction

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But Jay Sekulow , a member of the president's legal team, said on " Meet the Press " that Trump "is not and has not been under investigation for obstruction". "He said that if, in light of all of this, the removal of James Comey would lengthen the amount of time that this investigation would take - he thought it was in the best interest of the American people", Sekulow said. Read More »

No extra cash for Scotland from DUP deal

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The two parties are locked in talks over a "confidence and supply" agreement, in which the smaller party agrees not to bring down a government and to back the Budget in return for concessions. The Northern Irish power sharing arrangement, signed on Good Friday in 1998, makes Britain a theoretically neutral broker between Republicans and Unionists. Read More »

Robert Mueller Is Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

Even though only five of the 13 have been identified so far, three of them - Rhee, Quarles, and Weissman - lean heavily to the Democrat side. Robert Mueller , the special counsel probing Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. He has also hired Andrew Weissmann, who led the Enron investigation. When asked about a side of President Trump that people don't see, Dr. Carson said he is very sensitive to the wrongs done to other people and goes out of his way to right those wrongs without ... Read More »

Florentino Perez to continue as Real Madrid President

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Whilst his agent was discussing how much a transfer might cost and the wages that PSG might have to pay Ronaldo was getting ready for one of the biggest matches of his career and a game in which he would score two decisive goals as Real became the first team to defend the Champions League. Read More »

Saudi Arabia says it detained three Iranian Revolutionary Guards

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The Saudi Navy has captured three members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) from a boat seized last week as it approached the kingdom's offshore Marjan oilfield, the Saudi information ministry said on Monday. It said one of the boats was subsequently seized and found to be "carrying weapons for a sabotage target". Tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia have steadily deteriorated. Read More »

Recovery Worker At Ground Zero During 9/11 Facing Deportation

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The New York Daily News reports that Cardona is fighting deportation in a Brooklyn federal lawsuit, and for his freedom from a jail in New Jersey. Cardona was taken into ICE custody in February after a cursory check-in with immigration authorities, and is now being held at a correctional facility in New Jersey. Read More »

Smoke in Portugal hinders firefighting aircraft

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The forest fire broke out on a road linking the municipalities of Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera, causing people to be trapped on a road surrounded by flames. However, he added that "there's no point in feeling joyful for that, because surely we will find more victims as we progres". "While we still don't know the full toll of this disaster, we know that the community has been devastated", said Michelle Jorge, president of The Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business and ... Read More »

Saudi FM Says 'Brother State' Qatar Must Act to End Crisis

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The adviser repeated a statement released hours earlier which said the news agency had been hacked, seeming unaware that Reuters had already reported the denial. Those tensions spilled into the public arena less than 48 hours after the Qatari emir took part in the Riyadh summit attended by Trump which was meant to showcase USA support for solidarity of Sunni Muslim nations. Read More »

Trump not under investigation in Russian interference in U.S. election, says lawyer

No, Trump was just referring to a Washington Post story that said that. He repeatedly insisted the president is not being investigated and Friday's tweet was meant to paraphrase media accounts. Trump and his personal attorney are trying to "take down" Mueller before he finishes his investigation , Representative Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on House Intelligence Committee , said on ABC . Read More »

Van strikes worshipers near London mosque

Police said a man who was driving the auto has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. Mahmoud called on the incensed worshippers not to commit a sin during the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Theresa May condemned the terror attack near Finsbury Park Mosque as "insidious and destructive" as she vowed to "stop at nothing" in the battle against extremism. Read More »

Several injured after vehicle rams people leaving London mosque

The incident happened outside the Muslim Welfare House, 100 metres (yards) around the corner from the Finsbury Park Mosque. May attempted to counter that feeling in her speech, declaring that police arrived at the scene within one minute, and that a terror attack was declared in eight minutes. Read More »

'Soft Brexit' gains steam ahead of European Union talks

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DUP leader Arlene Foster has today called for a "sensible Brexit and one that works for everybody". "Continued refusal by the DUP and British government to accept these fundamental positions will create only one outcome: a future of permanent political instability", he said. Read More »