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Erdogan Says Anti-Qatari Sanctions Contradict Islamic Values

The Turkish president has vowed to keep supporting Qatar and has said the dispute should be resolved before the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Last Thursday, Guterres urged countries in the region "to avoid escalating tensions and work instead to overcome their differences", United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. Read More »

$447M Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in California

Today, the homes clustered around a golf course are part of Menifee, population 89,000. Matthew Alberre , the store's manager, said he was with family celebrating his cousin's high school graduation when he received word about the winning ticket. Read More »

Mexico come from behind to draw with United States in World Cup qualifier

The U.S. did not quite soar all night, but Bradley's goal set the tone. Carlos Vela cancelled out a spectacular early opener from Michael Bradley as Mexico and the United States shared a point in Sunday's World Cup qualifier. lineup. He said after the match that he " told the team on day one of this camp that we would play that way in this game". The US struck first just six minutes into the match. Read More »

Factory Workers at Ivanka Trump's Supplier Speak Out About Working Conditions

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Her idea of work-life balance, according to The Guardian , would be seeing her children a few times a month, assuming they can afford gasoline. Several workers at the factory owned and operated by the Korean supplier company PT Burma mentioned being called "morons", "monkies", and "animals" by their superiors, and cited a pattern of firings before Ramadan to circumvent the "religious holiday bonus". Read More »

Suspected NKorea drone photographed U.S. missile-defense site

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A possible North Korean drone took numerous photos of a new USA missile defense site located in South Korea before crashing near the demilitarized zone between the two countries, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. Later on Tuesday, the South's military said a North Korean soldier defected to the South across their heavily mined border, known as the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). Read More »

Comedian under fire over gory Trump photo

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Griffin shared a photo and a video from the shoot prompting CNN to fire Griffin from her decade-long gig hosting a New Year's Eve special with Anderson Cooper . "And I was like, 'No, this isn't right'". The death threats I am getting are constant and they are detailed. Donald Jr . took to his Twitter account Friday evening to decry Griffin's recent attempt to invoke the "victim card" by claiming Trump has "broke" her. Read More »

Qatar's Foreign Minister Denounces 'Unfair,' 'llegal' Sanctions

Qatar denies the allegations, but its ties to Iran and embrace of various Islamist groups have put the country under intense scrutiny. In addition, unlike Qatar, Turkey does not support Hezbollah, and when a Hamas office operating in Istanbul had to quit Turkey as part of the latter's reconciliation with Israel, the Turkish press reported that the office moved to Qatar. Read More »

Talks between Theresa May and DUP 'going well'

The prospect of such a deal has already raised alarm in Dublin, where Prime Minister Enda Kenny has warned of the impact on peace in the British province, while the DUP's ultra-conservative views have also prompted criticism. Ms May plans a clean break from the EU, involving a withdrawal from Europe's single market and customs union, and limits on immigration from the EU. Read More »

Dennis Rodman heading to North Korea again, prompting controversy

North Korea has freed an imprisoned USA citizen from its custody, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday. Ahead of his arrival, Rodman , who has visited North Korea before and met the country's leader Kim Jong Un , told journalists at Beijing's airport that he was "trying to open the door" to the isolated country. Read More »

Kelly says important to 'shine a light' on Alex Jones

After her controversial decision to air an interview with Sandy Hook denier Alex Jones , Megyn Kelly has been barred from hosting an event for an anti-gun violence organization founded by families who lost their children in the 2012 massacre. Read More »

UK Police Search Property in Manchester Attack Investigation

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A total of 11 people remain in British custody following the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena where United States star Ariana Grande was performing. "There remain a number of things that concern us about his behaviour prior to the attack and those of his associates which we need to get to the bottom of". Read More »

Manchester Police release man with no charge in bomb inquiry

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The arrest means that 14 men are now in custody in Britain for suspected roles in the May 22 bombing of an Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people and wounded almost 120 others. Jackson said investigators are particularly interested in Abedi's travels to the Wilmslow Road area in Manchester and a blue suitcase he carried with him during these trips. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions Will Testify In Public

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Technically yes, according to a handful of legal experts. Senator Jack Reed said that "there's a real question of the propriety" regarding Sessions's involvement in Comey's dismissal, because Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Read More »

Senators condemn NK treatment of US student

North Korea has released Otto Warmbier, a U.S. university student held captive there for 17 months, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday.Warmbier, 22, a University of Virginia student from suburban Cincinnati, was on his way back to the United States, Tillerson said in a statement . Read More »

Chiefs hire new assistant coach

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Kaizer Chiefs confirms the appointment of former player and captain Patrick Mabedi as the new assistant coach . The Malawian-born spent eight years at Amakhosi between 1998 and 2006, and he worked with Steve Komphela, who was an assistant to Muhsin Ertugral in 1999. Read More »

'Un-Islamic, inhumane:' Erdogan blasts Qatar isolation

Last week, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed ties with Qatar. Qatar Airways , whose state owner has been blockaded by neighboring Gulf countries, posted an increase in annual profit as it expanded its wide-body jet fleet to send more long-haul travelers through Doha, added destinations and bought stakes in key partner airlines. Read More »

Nadal ClimbsTo No 2

It was the third time Nadal won the event without dropping a set, and he did it surrendering just 35 games. - has never lost a French Open final. I missed playing Wimbledon again [last year], so I hope my knees will hold up well and that I can have the preparation that I really need. Read More »

Ovation for Jeremy Corbyn as he returns to House of Commons

Harman, who was re-elected for the 10th time and has been on the front benches for two decades, said she would now expect any changes Corbyn wished to make to be embraced by MPs. Corbyn's speech was one of many in the first meeting at the House of Commons since the election. Some shadow ministers, including the shadow home secretary, Diane Abbott, were criticised for their performances during the campaign. Read More »

Erdogan: Qatar Crisis 'Inhumane', Saudi King Should 'Resolve Issue'

Qatar Monday announced it had launched direct shipping services to ports in Oman, a move that bypasses a Gulf "blockade" on a country largely dependent on food imports. Turkey's president has criticized the effort by several Arab countries to isolate Qatar over allegations of sponsoring militant groups, comparing the move to a "death penalty" for the small Gulf country. Read More »

Dennis Rodman Makes Trip Back to North Korea

He spoke on condition of anonymity because the ministry had not issued a formal statement. It was not immediately clear if Rodman's visit to North Korea was purely coincidental with Warmbier's release. Previous detainees have been released after visits from high-profile Americans, including former presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton. North Korea believes its missile program is the only way to deter Washington from trying to overthrow the Kim regime. Read More »

Qatar starts shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

After the four nations had boycotted Qatar , Trump sent out a stream of tweets criticizing Qatar's promotion of radical Islamism. Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards, a powerful branch of the country's military, vowed revenge for the attacks and blamed them on longstanding regional rival Saudi Arabia. Read More »