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by | June 05, 2017 | 16:12

Many expatriate and Saudi travellers use Qatar as their gateway into Saudi Arabia . It accused Doha of trying to drive a wedge between the peoples of the region and that the latest measures were for the benefit of all GCC states and the people of Qatar in particular.

by | June 05, 2017 | 16:30

Saturday in Boone, IA, Republican Senator Joni Ernst commented on the possibility. "This is extraordinarily complex and we have a wonderful staff", she said, "but I think we would benefit from having an experienced investigator" to oversee the probe, she said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 16:06

U.S. President Donald Trump fired Flynn in February for failing to disclose the content of his talks with Sergei Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States, and misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations. "You and I met yesterday evening. If Mr Flynn and I had this kind of interaction, while you and I, we have spent an entire day together, and Mr Flynn was sacked from his job, you then should be arrested and put in jail", the president joked.

by | June 05, 2017 | 16:48

Pruitt - who has generally been skeptical of climate change - dodged multiple questions from reporters on the president's views, saying the "extent" of his discussions with the president entailed whether the Paris agreement was fair to the United States .

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:10

Mark Zuckerberg , founder and CEO of Facebook echoed the same sentiments, saying " Withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement is bad for the environment, bad for the economy, and it puts our children's future at risk". Hua said the Chinese government will take "concrete action" in response to climate change. Commentary Magazine: Goodbye to Paris - "An unintended outcome of President Trump's Paris Accord indecision has been exposure of the agreement's underlying fraud.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:58

United States intelligence officials have said Russian Federation tried to interfere in the U.S. election by hacking the Democratic Party, in order to help Donald Trump - a charge the Kremlin has repeatedly denied. He said he had no idea if the Russian Ambassador to Washington had held contacts with the Trump campaign before the November election. Flynn, a retired general, served as an adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign and was Trump's national security adviser in the ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:49

Saudi Arabia also said Qatari troops would be pulled from the ongoing war in Yemen . All ports of entry between the two countries will be closed, according to the statement . Qatar's Foreign Affairs Ministry said there was "no legitimate justification" for the countries' decision, though it vowed its citizens wouldn't be affected by it.

by | June 05, 2017 | 16:26

Seven people were killed and at least 48 others were injured in a terror attack in London . British authorities on Sunday morning arrested 12 people in Barking , east London , in connection with Saturday's attack , the Metropolitan Police Service said in a statement .

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:40

A German parliamentary Defense Commission delegation was not allowed to pay a visit to the Incirlik Air Base after the Bundestag adopted a controversial resolution regarding the Armenian events of 1915. German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen talks with German soldiers during a visit to Turkey's air base in Incirlik on January 21, 2016. Germany has said it may relocate troops that are based at Incirlik to Jordan over the impasse.

by | June 05, 2017 | 16:44

But recently, polls have been tightening between the Tories and the Labour Party and its leader Jeremy Corbyn . However, Labour's problem is older voters are likely to turn up on election day, with younger voters having a recent history of much higher abstention.

by | June 05, 2017 | 16:33

After the crash, several more women claimed to have had affairs with Woods. In a separate dashcam video, when police first arrived on the scene, Woods' vehicle is stopped with its right turn signal on and mostly still in the right lane of the three-lane parkway.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:54

Speaking after a meeting with Mr Macron, Mr Modi said France and India had "worked shoulder to shoulder" on the Paris accord. "Today I want the world to know the USA will meet our Paris commitment, and through a partnership among cities, states, and businesses, we will seek to remain part of the Paris agreement process", Bloomberg said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 16:17

The Japanese defence minister said the threat had entered a new stage and urged the North to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs and cease its provocative actions. North Korea has rejected a new sanctions resolution adopted by the UN Security Council (UNSC) against the regime, vowing to continue developing and testing nuclear and missile weapons.

by | June 05, 2017 | 16:21

Fomin spoke at the Shangri-La Dialogue, an worldwide security conference in Singapore attended by defense ministers and experts from 39 countries, including U.S. The US military carried out a test on May 30 where a test ICBM-class missile was shot down over the Pacific ocean - the first time Washington has done so.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:11

Around 150 mayors, who say they represent 47 million Americans, have also committed to uphold the Paris commitments, intensify efforts to meet climate goals and increase investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency. As with just about everything else concerning the Trump presidency division is the watchword. Instead, Mr Pruitt lashed out, saying "we have nothing to be apologetic about as a country ", despite the U.S.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:52

Egypt "has chose to sever its diplomatic relations with the state of Qatar", the foreign affairs ministry said in a statement that also announced the closure of ports and airports to Qatari vessels and planes. Qatar has always been accused of being associated with Islamist groups in the region and sponsoring terrorism. According to Saudi state news agency SPA , authorities announced that Qatari troops would be pulled from the ongoing war in Yemen due to Doha's "practices that strengthen ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:33

President Trump has been trying to push China to rein in North Korea's missile program, even saying the frequent missile tests were a sign of disrespect to China. He also said he thinks China ultimately will see it as a liability rather than an asset. The US sparked fury from China when a US Navy patrol came within 12 nautical miles of one of the man-made islands last month as it carried out freedom of navigation patrols in the key trade route.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:00

Vanderbilt (34-22-1) will face either top-seed Clemson or No. 4 seed UNC Greensboro on Saturday with the victor playing for the regional championship. The Tigers doubled their lead in the eighth inning on Grayson Byrd's run-scoring single and Kyle Wilkie's run-scoring double, then Weston Jackson lined a two-out, two-run double in the ninth inning.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:10

However, after scoring 22 runs off 4.5 overs, the heavens parted and play was suspended yet again. World No 8 Pakistan , on the other hand, were seen struggling throughout the innings. But Pakistan were passive opponents, terrible in the field, flaky under crucial catches and unable to mount a credible chase when asked to pursue 289 in 41 overs on Duckworth/Lewis after a series of rain delays.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:10

The governments of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , the United Arab Emirates and Egypt said in statements they will suspend air and sea travel to and from Qatar. Qatar Airways said on its official website it had suspended all flights to Saudi Arabia. FIFA issued a short statement Monday saying it spoke with "the Qatar 2022 Local Organizing Committee and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy handling matters relating to the 2022 FIFA World Cup".

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:30

All of those present at Allman's funeral wore jeans instead of suits, as requested by his estate. Former president Jimmy Carter was also in attendance, according to Rolling Stone . The brothers used to write songs among the gravestones, in the very cemetery that became their final resting place. While the burial was private, fans still surrounded the cemetery where the singer was buried.

by | June 05, 2017 | 16:03

Their April 2016study found that global warming would slow by between 0.6°Cand 1.1°Cby 2100 as a result of the accord. It appears, he says, that the White House cherry picked the lowest number they could find among studies that explored the impact of the climate accord .

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:57

The sea lion does not make another appearance as both the man and the girl emerged from the water completely drenched. The New York Post reports and it's clear in the video that a man immediately went to the girl's aid and managed to get her safely back on the dock.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:11

When the 23-year-old singer, dressed in a One Love Manchester sweatshirt, finally walked onstage, the crowd erupted into cheers. Ariana Grande opted to perform more of her upbeat hits as opposed to her melancholy ballads. Braun said a TV broadcasting the concert was set up at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital , where some victims were still recovering. Ariana Grande broke down in tears as she serenaded 50,000 fans at the One Love Manchester gig.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:51

Earlier in the day, police in the United Kingdom arrested 12 suspects in response to the attack , which claimed at least seven lives and injured more than 40 others on Saturday night. Brad Meyers had just left London Bridge when he heard a "boom" behind him, which he thought was a auto hitting the guardrails or other vehicles. "I am heartbroken that a Canadian is among those killed", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement Sunday morning.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:48

Trump's "America First" rhetoric and expectations that he would concentrate on a domestic agenda has stoked fears of a retreat from a traditional USA security role that has underpinned the region for decades. "But we can not allow China to use its economic power to buy its way out of other problems, whether it's militarizing islands in the South China Sea or failure to put appropriate pressure on North Korea".

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:30

In the last 24 hours we have seen the leaders of China, France and Germany all pledge to continue to combat global warming despite Trump's decision. The outspoken filmmaker said of his motivation to make the film: "No matter what you throw at him, it hasn't worked". We may be able to do this without the president.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:51

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the Manchester bombing, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the London attack, which the prime minister linked to Islamic extremism. People enjoying their evening out near the River Thames told of how their night became a nightmare in seconds as they witnessed the attack unfold. On Saturday, at 22:08 local time (21:08 GMT), a vehicle struck pedestrians on London Bridge.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:06

North Korea has rejected all sanctions imposed against it since it conducted its first nuclear test in 2006, claiming such measures encroach on its sovereignty and right to self-defense. "We're working diplomatically, economically, we're trying to exhaust all possible alternatives to avert this race for a nuclear weapon in violation of ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:25

London police arrested 12 people in the Barking district of east London in connection with the attack and raids were continuing there, the force said. Her mother, Kim Del Toro, said her daughter had contacted her via Skype after the surgery. In another tweet, Trump said "We need to be smart, vigilant and tough".

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:57

Republican Senate aides are said to be drafting the upper chamber's version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this week while Congress is on break. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, said they don't want that. Republican senators are overwhelmingly against ending the legislative filibuster, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) promised to leave it intact in March, when he nuked the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:55

Trump tweeted that it was time to "stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people", and also poured scorn on Khan. Earlier, Trump offered USA help to Britain and promoted his controversial travel ban as an extra level of security for Americans. "GOD BLESS!" Trump wrote on Saturday.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:19

The UK PM said attacks are now inspired "by copying one another and often using the crudest of means of attack". London Ambulance Service said 48 people were taken to several area hospitals. Police say all three of the suspects have been shot dead. The Metropolitan Police confirmed that an off-duty officer and a British Transport Police officer were injured but they sustained injuries that were not life threatening.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:05

After returning late Saturday from his first foreign trip as president, Trump geared up to combat concerns over his advisers' ties to Russian Federation, including explosive reports about Kushner, his apparently indispensable aide-de-camp. "It's both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable", Kelly said on ABC News' "This Week". President Donald Trump Tuesday retweeted an article citing an unnamed source, two days after suggesting news outlets that cite unnamed sources could be making them up.

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:52

The Egyptian Cabinet, meanwhile, said 13 victims of Friday's bloodshed remained hospitalized in Cairo and Minya province, where the attack took place. Egypt's government has been struggling contain an insurgency by Islamic militants led by an IS affiliate that is centered in the northern region of the Sinai peninsula, though attacks on the mainland have recently increased.