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Former Obama aide on Cuba: Trump, GOP lawmakers don't believe in freedom

Although Trump claimed he was "canceling the last administration's completely one-sided deal with Cuba", his new approach actually leaves most of Obama's policies in place. US President Donald Trump will announce his administration's changes to U.S. -Cuba policy , according to the Miami Herald. During his recent trip there, he failed to meet his campaign promise of moving the U.S. Read More »

WaPo: Special Counsel Mueller Zeroing In On Jared Kushner's Finances

An analysis carried out by CNN on Federal Election Commission' record shows that the three lawyers have donated a total of about $53,000 since 1998 to Democrats. The interviews are some of the first indications of the efforts of Mueller's newly assembled team. Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, declined to comment for this story, but said "that the Special Counsel's Office has undertaken stringent controls to prohibit unauthorized disclosures and will deal severely with any member who ... Read More »

Hope all countries play cricket in Pakistan once again, says Sarfraz Ahmed


Victorious Pakistan players dominated the Champions Trophy team of the tournament which was announced on Monday with their captain Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of the side. A near flawless performance in the field from Pakistan saw India fall a full 180 runs short of their target as they offered little resistance to the Pakistan attack . Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May has "lost all authority and credibility"

Although the Nationalists remain by far the largest Scottish party in Westminster, they lost 21 MPs and nearly 500,000 votes compared to their performance in 2015. "That's what we have seen tonight". "Clearly I have to reflect on the result of the election and I will take time to do that. We have always said that we would work in alliance with others to promote progressive policies to build a fairer country", Sturgeon said. Read More »

How the suspected NSA leaker Reality Leigh Winner was caught

Reality Winner , a 25-year-old who worked at the National Security Agency, has been charged with providing the report to The Intercept , an online news organization. The 25-year-old leaked the top-secret report to The Intercept , who subsequently published the classified material after victor allegedly sent it to the online news outlet by mail. Read More »

Terrorism investigation opened after attacker rams police vehicle along Paris' Champs-Elysees

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to reveal details of the incident, the second this year on the city's most famous avenue, which is popular with tourists from around the world. No police or bystanders were injured in the incident near the Grand Palais exhibition hall. "This is being treated as a terrorist incident and is being investigated by the Counter Terrorism Command", said Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu. Read More »

What we know: Pedestrians struck in terror attack near London mosque


The site of the incident is close to another mosque near the Finsbury Park on the same road. British authorities, including Prime Minister Theresa May , and Islamic leaders moved swiftly to ease concerns in the Muslim community following the attack shortly after midnight that injured at least nine people in London's Finsbury Park neighborhood, which is home to a large Muslim population. Read More »

Alexandria Shooter Found With List of Republican Congressman


According to the officials who spoke with NBC News, the list included Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina, Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, and one or two other names that officials would not reveal. A spokeswoman for Capitol Police did not return CNN's request for comment. "The unhinged left is endorsing and applauding shooting Republicans", the narrator of the ad said, as the images of Scalise flashed across the screen. Read More »

US Shoot-down of Syrian Jet Prompts Russian Threat

On Monday, Russia's Ministry of Defense accused the USA of "a cynical violation" of Syria's sovereignty, saying that Russian aircraft had also been carrying out combat missions in the same region - and that the coalition didn't use the deconfliction channels. Read More »

CT 2017: Pakistan Thrash India To Become Champions


That Pakistan lifted the trophy was surprising enough - at eighth in the world they began as the lowest-ranked team in the tournament - but it is the way they demolished the strong favourites will live long in the memory. Fakhar overcame his early wobbles to share a century opening partnership with Azhar Ali (59) and unfurl a series of increasingly assured strokes among his 12 fours and two sixes in a 92-ball century. Read More »

British PM May visits mosque after van attack

Deputy assistant police commissioner Neil Basu said: "Our thoughts are with all those affected by the incident at Seven Sisters Road and their families, friends and communities". "He had to stop people". "People were shouting this is an act of terrorism, even though he's white", another witness, Hillary Briffa, said, referring to the man taken away be police. Read More »

Nearly 130 migrants feared dead in Med after shipwreck: IOM agency


A rubber dinghy packed with refugees sank after it took on water off Libya - and of the estimated 130 people on board, 126 died, the United Nations migration agency reported Monday. The coast guard ship brought a total of almost 1,100 rescued migrants - saved in various separate operations in the central Mediterranean in the past few days - to Sicily, where they will have medical checks and be interviewed as part of the process to eventually seek asylum. Read More »

Russian Federation warns U.S. after downing of Syrian warplane

Iran fires missiles into Syria . The rare, air-to-air kill is believed to be the first by a US aircraft since the war in Kosovo in 1999. Dunford spoke at the National Press Club . The U.S. military said it was repositioning its aircraft over Syria to ensure the safety of American air crews targeting Islamic State . It appeared to be Iran's first missile attack overseas in over 15 years and its first in the Syrian conflict, in which it has provided crucial support to Assad. Read More »

Trump Slams Obstruction Of Justice Probe As 'Witch Hunt'

Trump's decision to go after Rosenstein sparked widespread speculation in Washington that he may dismiss the deputy attorney general in yet another attempt to get past the Russian Federation investigation, although the likely effect of such a step would be to ignite a new political firestorm and claims that the President is abusing his power and mounting a coverup. Read More »

Anger erupts over possible flaws at burned London tower


Separately, hundreds of protesters stormed the local town hall chanting: "We want justice". Most major cities with many high-rise buildings have detailed building codes and fire safety rules requiring several layers of protections in tall buildings. Read More »

One killed Many injured after Van driven at Muslim Worshippers

Another eyewitness, Boubou Sougou, told The Guardian the driver deliberately hit people on the pavement. His attack killed five people. Today's attack his is the fourth terror attack in the United Kingdom in four months, after incidents in Westminster, Manchester and on London Bridge. Read More »

UK PM condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims


Eyewitnesses reported seeing police give emergency heart massage to at least one of the injured. "Extra police resources have already been deployed to reassure communities, and police will continue to assess the security needs of mosques and provide any additional resources needed", she said. Read More »

Rally against Islamic law in Atlanta


They claim that many aspects of Sharia law run contrary to basic human rights and are incompatible with our laws and our democratic values. ACT claims that it does not hate Muslims and disavowed a volunteer organizer in Arkansas who was affiliated with white supremacist groups. Read More »

Venezuela will not recognize result of OAS meeting: minister


Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said talks on Venezuela could be drawn out over a three-day OAS annual general meeting in Cancun to seek consensus. Fitzpatrick noted that Maduro plans to remove Venezuela's current freely elected national assembly and other remaining democratic institutions to replace them with "puppet institutions". Read More »

Death toll for London fire rises to 79, may change

They previously estimated the figure to be 30. "We have worked tirelessly to establish how many people we believe were in Grenfell tower on the night and at this point in time we are unable to say that they are safe or well". Public anger is mounting as residents and neighbors demand answers for how the blaze early Wednesday spread so quickly and trapped so numerous tower's 600-odd residents. Read More »

Trump not under investigation, his attorney says

One of President Donald Trump's personal lawyers said in television interviews yesterday that the president was not under investigation for obstruction of justice, but when pressed on the assertion, said he was not certain. Mueller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and has expansive powers to probe any matters that develop from his initial investigation . Read More »

Haim - "Little Of Your Love"

Now, the Los Angeles outfit has unboxed the studio version of " Little of Your Love ". Haim are gearing up for the release of their hard second album, Something To Tell You , with a number of public appearances, including a low-key pop-up gig yesterday. Read More »

'Notorious kidnapper', Evans, leads police to his detention camps


This revelation contradicts the earlier claim by his father who said Evans had never given him any meaningful thing. This was as he admitted during a chat with Vanguard yesterday that he has not seen his father for a long time but that he took good care of him by buying him two vehicles, which are now in his village compound and also gave him the sum of N3 million, which he said, his father used to start fish farming and his pig rearing business. Read More »

Large majority for Macron in French parliament

Melenchon won a seat in the southern city of Marseille on a pledge to lead resistance to Macron's radical labor market reforms. The turnout hit a new record low of just 43%, offering Le Pen the opportunity to question the legitimacy of the new parliament and the strength of the support Macron has received. Read More »