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Hamilton - Vettel is a 'disgrace', 'prove you're a man'

Not for all my money but this was the race we expected previous year all the safety cars and the chaos. Both Vettel and Hamilton began their charge back through the pack, but Hamilton was unable to get close enough to get the Ferrari driver although he finished just 0.2 sec behind his title rival following a breathless race. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Portugal beat New Zealand, Mexico outclass Russia to reach semis

It's hard to foresee Russian Federation getting out of the group stage next summer, and, on the basis of their performance here, they'll likely take South Africa's mantle as the worst World Cup hosting side of all-time. European champion Portugal showed 95th-ranked New Zealand the respect of selecting Cristiano Ronaldo and other stars when rest was an option. Read More »

Ramadan Celebration: Muslims Gather To Mark Eid El Fitr


Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has congratulated the Muslim community in the country on the successful completion of the holy month of Ramadan . There have been petitions to make Eid ul-Fitr a public holiday in the UK. Muslims came together at Canberra's Exhibition Park, the Canberra Mosque in Yarralumla and the Canberra Islamic Centre in Monash on Sunday morning to pray before spending the rest of the day with friends and family exchanging the holiday greeting, 'Eid Mubarak!'. Read More »

Iran seeks stronger ties with Qatar: Rouhani


On June 5, five Arab countries - Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Yemen - abruptly cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism . Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic's policy is based on strengthening relations with Qatar, stressing that "brotherly and friendly" Tehran-Doha ties will be beneficial to regional nations.He added that Iran sought continued cooperation with Qatar and stressed the importance of making use ... Read More »

Queen's Speech renews doubt over Trump's state visit

Although the tally of bills is typical for a Queen's Speech , critics said that aside from Brexit it presented only a lightweight agenda to cover two years, rather than the usual one. He added: "An invitation has been extended and accepted". The prime minister's office said nothing had changed. British newspaper the Guardian reported that Trump had revealed his unease about the visit during a conversation with May, citing a Downing Street adviser who was in the room. Read More »

Flint Stabbing Suspect Had Tried to Purchase a Gun, FBI Says


The FBI said Ftoui was not on the authorities' radar and it remains unclear what prompted him to drive 10 hours from Montreal to Flint to allegedly commit the attack, adding that the suspect has no personal connection to Flint or MI, but say Ftouhi "did want to identify an worldwide airport". Read More »

HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier set to leave home port


The 65,000 ton vessel, which will be the UK's first aircraft carrier since the HMS Ark Royal was scrapped in 2010, is due to leave the shipyard at Rosyth, Scotland, on Monday. Despite the size of the aircraft carrier, Captain Jerry Kyd (above) said it remains an "incredibly flexible tool" that was not only about war fighting, but deterrence, political signalling, disaster relief and humanitarian assistance. Read More »

Russia Says Terrorists Use Telegram in Heightened Push Against the App


The FSB stated on Monday that the terror cell behind April's St. Petersburg metro bombing used Telegram to keep their plans hidden from the authorities. Zharov later went on to accuse Telegram founder Pavel Durov of "ignoring the safety of ordinary Telegram users" and being "neutral" toward the "terrorists and criminal who use his service". Read More »

Koch urgency: Conservative network fears closing window


Ted Cruz, were among 18 elected officials scheduled to attend the Koch retreat. Phillips said it was "a cordial discussion" about policy, but that neither side asked the other for anything specific. He described the organization's budget for policy and politics heading into the 2018 midterm elections as between $300 million and $400 million. The group is actively lobbying Senate Republicans to change their current health care proposal, which it views as insufficiently conservative. Read More »

U.S. health-insurance bill faces stiff opposition

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association represents plans that are the backbone of and state health insurance markets created under former President Barack Obama's law. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, one of the Republican Senators who oppose the bill, called for a slowdown in the process to give the Senate and the public time to evaluate the healthcare bill. Read More »

Plan of suspect in Brussels train station blast revealed


Daesh claimed the attacks, which were carried out by the same Brussels-based cell behind the November 2015 Paris attacks that killed 130 people, stated the report. "We will not let ourselves be intimidated, we will go on living our lives as normal", Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel told a news conference. Read More »

UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests

The Government has announced that cladding on 60 high-rise buildings in 25 local authorities has failed fire safety tests. The local government and communities committee said it would review building safety standards "in full, particularly in highly-dense urban areas". Read More »

Oil Rises One Percent on Weaker Dollar, but US Drilling Drags


Crude prices lifted around one per cent early this morning on the back of a weaker USA dollar. The price for August futures of Brent crude oil has increased by 1.16 percent to $46.07 per barrel as of 06:49 (GMT +4). Oil price fell for a fifth week in the United States after slipping into a bear market on concern that rising production from the Libya will offset cuts from OPEC and its allies. Read More »

Trump seeks support for controversial GOP health care bill

As Republicans scrambled today to wrangle enough votes to pass health care reform legislation, US President Donald Trump lashed at Democrats accusing them of "obstruction" over the bill. "I want to wait to see the CBO analysis, but I have very serious concerns about the bill", Collins replied. As of Sunday, Johnson is joined by fellow Republican Senators Ted Cruz , Mike Lee , Rand Paul and Dean Heller in standing against the Senate health care plan as it now exists. Read More »

More than 100 killed in Pakistan tanker blast

The disaster happened on the eve of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan . The tanker overturned in Ahmedpur East, a small city in Punjab province , as it was traveling from the southern port city of Karachi to Lahore , the province's capital. Read More »

Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance - and face some


They carried a banner that read, "Get used to, we are here". Brady says things are changing quickly and "we need to be as visible as possible". Activists have been galled by the Trump administration's rollback of federal guidance advising school districts to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice. Read More »

Helmut Kohl, Who Oversaw Germany's Reunification, Dies At 87

Germany in particular faced the challenge of engaging with a formerly dictatorial, Soviet-backed East and welding it to a prosperous West that drew its support from Washington and its Western allies. Current Chancellor Angela Merkel was Kohl's protegee and made her debut in government under his rule in 1991. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel paid tribute to a "great German statesman and above all a great European". Read More »

The FBI found the Virginia shooter's storage unit, and discovered something chilling


Vale, assistant director in charge of the FBI Washington Field Office , said the shooter acted alone and the case is being investigated as an assault on a member of Congress , not as a terrorist incident. The FBI says Hodgkinson also rented a storage facility in the city, where he kept computers and over 200 rounds of ammunition. FBI investigators have not released the names on the list, but Griffith said law enforcement informed him of his connection to the case Thursday - the day ... Read More »

Top 3 in the world miss the US Open Cut

The leaders still had another two hours before they teed off. Oosthuizen, the former British Open champion at St. Andrews, was hopeful of at least giving them something to think about. The only disappointment was a three-putt bogey from 35 feet on the final hole. Stricker, who turned 50 this year, will be eligible to play in his own event after sticking to hosting duties when the tournament started last year. Read More »

San Diego Union-Tribune: Consumed by Trump hatred, Democratic Party consuming itself


You have a baseball team that keeps losing year after year. "We've let people say that Nancy Pelosi is some frightful person for so long without defending her that people started to believe it". Tim Ryan , view the situation with clearer eyes. " Nancy Pelosi was a great speaker", Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., said on MSNBC . "Vote." Meanwhile, at The Daily Beast, Patricia Murphy gave them every reason to "lose their cool". Read More »

Borough Market to reopen after London terror attack


For many, there was an overwhelming sense of relief. Bernadette Keane, the charity's support service director of London , said: "We know, through our experience of supporting victims of terrorism, that witnesses and the wider public are also affected by these traumatic incidents". Read More »

Airstrike Last Month Might Have Killed ISIS Leader — Russian Military

If confirmed, it would mark a major military success for Russian Federation, which has conducted a military campaign in support of Syrian President Bashar Assad since September 2015. Al-Hayali was killed in an August 2015 airstrike by the Iraq. It is unclear whether or not Baghdadi would have been at the meeting in question. Read More »

Child killed, 800 sick after food poisoning at refugee camp


It quoted camp supervisor Rizgar Obed as saying that outside organisations had previously been banned from bringing in food, but the camp authorities had been forced "under great pressure" to change the regulations. He put the number of sick at 850. Iraqi forces, consisting of the Iraqi federal police and the elite Rapid Response Division, advance in the old city in western Mosul on 17 March 2017 during the ongoing offensive to retake the city from Islamic State group fighters. Read More »

Latino Man Kills Muslim Teen Nabra Hassanen in Virginia

Sunday, after she and a group of teenagers walked back from breakfast and got into a dispute with a motorist. WRC-TV in Washington reported that when the man got out of his auto, the girls ran away and didn't realize until later that the victim wasn't with them. Read More »