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by | June 06, 2017 | 12:15

And we see now actions, meaning increased USA presence in Europe. During the same speech where he didn't mention Article 5, Trump went after allied nations for shirking their responsibilities. "They had the right speech and it was cleared through McMaster", a source briefed by National Security Council officials told Politico . "That's sends a strong political signal, but also provides a platform for more and better cooperation and coordination with the efforts of the coalition".

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:11

The high court issued a temporary stay just 30 minutes before Arthur was to be put to death for the 1982 murder of Troy Wicker, of Muscle Shoals. A judge ruled in Arthur's favor that the legislature, not the prison system, should decide the method of execution.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:55

In the immediate aftermath of the attack , Khan said there was "no cause for alarm" when referring to a visible increase in police activity on the streets of London . Mr Trump's tweet came after a Fox News report cut Mr Khan's comments short, leaving a quote simply saying people should not be alarmed. "There's no reason to be alarmed ", he says.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:03

Another attacker, 30-year-old Rachid Redouane, went by the alias Rachid Elkhdar and claimed to be Moroccan or Libyan, police said . The name of the third attacker was not immediately disclosed. This had been followed by Mr Trump firing off an incendiary barrage of tweets attacking Mr Khan for his plea for calm - and promoting his contentious travel ban on several Muslim-majority countries.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:23

Bangaldesh are winless after falling to England while Australia's game against New Zealand was washed out. Earlier, Mitchell Starc responded superbly to the bake his fast bowling quartet received from the skipper following their wayward showing in Birmingham, claiming 4-for-1 in a rapid final spell that decimated the Tigers' lower order and included a triple wicket maiden.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:33

It's being touted that he was referring specifically to "a visible increase in police activity on the streets of London in the wake of the attack". Trump's first tweets about the tragedy quickly turned into an argument in favor of his Muslim travel ban .

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:52

There was speculation that White House counsel may try to prevent Comey from talking about his conversations with President Trump . "The President's power to assert executive privilege is well-established", begins the statement. "I think children know more about this subject than some of the people advising the President", the California Democrat said. The significance of the move lies in the fact that Comey was probing alleged Russian hacking in last year's US presidential election.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:57

He wrote that it was "kinda odd to have the defendant in HawaiivTrump acting as our co-counsel.We don't need the help but will take it!" Many found it odd that George Conway would do this when his wife is considered Trump's right-hand person.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:54

Qatar specifically is home to one of the largest US military bases in the Middle East, Al Udeid Air Base , with over 11,000 USA and coalition service members deployed there and more than 100 aircraft. Saudi Arabia also said Qatari troops would be pulled from the ongoing war in Yemen. The Air Force also has large airfields in the UAE and Bahrain, and the U.S.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:21

Trump has lambasted Khan on Twitter, accusing him of making a "pathetic excuse", for saying that Londoners should not be alarmed by the sight of additional police on the streets of the capital following the attack that killed seven people. In March, after an attack by an Islamic militant that left five people dead in Westminster, central London , Trump's son Donald Trump Jr. issued a tweet that criticised Khan.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:36

Ariana Grande has re-released her gorgeous single " One Last Time " in the wake of the May 22 Manchester tragedy, and all proceeds go to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund in coordination with the British Red Cross . This included United States favourites Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Justin Bieber . "And she said Olivia would have wanted to hear the hits".

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:49

In a series of tweets over the weekend, Mr Trump mocked Mr Khan for saying there was "no reason to be alarmed" after the mayor said people should not be concerned by the additional police presence on the capital's streets after the attack.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:30

The countries all ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home to their peninsular nation, whose only land border is with Saudi Arabia. This is coming after Qatar airways suspended its flights to Saudi Arabia . Authorities in Doha claimed that the comments were fake, and had been posted by hackers.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:56

On Sunday, Trump slammed Sadiq Khan's " no reason to be alarmed " statement. Trump also stressed that his proposal was a "travel ban ", a description his aides have disputed in the past. I condemn these terrorists in the strongest possible terms. "I think, again, the President's point is something he said , frankly, back - It's been nearly two years now, a year and a half ago, when the President talked about how we have to be more committed to national security".

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:44

The Cavaliers-who shot 38.4% from downtown during the regular season, second to only the Spurs-shot 35.5% from three in Game 1 and 27.6% in Game 2 thanks in large part to their struggling bench, which has hit just five triples on 24 attempts.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:43

A Bloomberg spokesperson said the $15 million would cover the United States' share of the U.N. climate body's operating budget and it would come from Bloomberg Philanthropies and its partners, according to CNN . Murray said in a statement. "A unsafe world", said President Macron. "Yale will continue our long-standing commitment to reductions in carbon emissions first made in 2005, which align with commitments made by the U.S.in the Paris Climate Agreement , despite any decisions by ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:53

Report compiled by The Bee's Noel Harris. Perry sang an incredibly powerful acoustic version of " Part of Me " along with her signature anthem " Roar ". Grande was widely praised for putting on the show in such a short amount of time after the fatal bombing that took 22 lives and injured many more. Grande paid tribute to her fans, including Olivia Campbell, 15, at her One Love concert at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground on Sunday evening as concert goers proudly wore clothes emblazoned ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:53

The file photos taken on May 25, 2017 shows that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (Front) leaves the European Council headquarters after EU-USA Leaders' Meeting, in Brussels, Belgium. Trump has previously said that global warming is a hoax invented by the Chinese to harm US manufacturing. Even American city and state officials swore to take the lead on environmental efforts if Trump will not.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:52

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swiftly condemned the test and vowed concerted action with its U.S. ally. Speaking after the missile struck, Prime Minster Shinzo Abe said Japan would take "specific action" and join the U.S. North Korea last test-fired a ballistic missile on May 21 towards the sea off its east coast and said it had tested a new anti-aircraft weapon supervised by leader Kim Jong Un .

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:42

Bacsinszky delivered a terminal blow for the new guard when she downed 36-year-old Venus Williams 5-7 6-2 6-1. I think for the tournament, for the crowd, for us. - Fourth seed Rafa Nadal marched into the quarter-finals with a regulation 6-1 6-2 6-2 victory over fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut. Mladenovic will face Bacsinszky next, and Wozniacki meets Ostapenko.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:14

One of the attackers was reportedly carrying an Irish identity card when he was shot dead, and unconfirmed reports suggest he may have appeared in a TV program about extremists in 2016. She added: "We would like to send our condolences to the relatives and loved ones of all the people who lost their lives". " Khuram Shazad Butt was known to the police and MI5".

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:58

The National Health Service told Reuters Monday that "a total of 36 ... patients (are) now being cared for in five London hospitals, and of these 18 remain in a critical condition". The campaign was suspended for several days last month when a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a concert by USA pop singer Ariana Grande in Manchester.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:35

In a Sunday tweet, Trump mischaracterized Khan's remarks by suggesting the mayor had said there was "no reason to be alarmed" about the attack itself. "There's no reason to be alarmed". "I've really not got time to respond to tweets from Donald Trump", he said, talking to ABC news. British Prime Minister Theresa May, who has tried to foster a productive relationship with Trump, came to Khan's defense on Monday, telling journalists the mayor was "doing a good job, and it's wrong to say ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:41

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), along with Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and Egypt cut on Monday diplomatic ties with Qatar , accusing the Gulf state of supporting and financing "terrorism" as well as interfering in their internal affairs. Qatar's rivals have also faulted it for condoning fund-raising for militant Islamist groups fighting in Syria, although several of the other Sunni-led monarchies in the region have played similar roles.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:55

It accused Qatar of supporting what it described as Iranian-backed militants in its restive and largely Shi'ite Muslim-populated Eastern region of Qatif and in Bahrain. "The aim is clear, and it is to impose guardianship on the state", it said, insisting authorities would "take all measures necessary". Major Arab airlines such as Bahrain's Gulf Air, UAE's Etihad airways and Emirates airlines also announced that they would cancel flights to and from the Qatari capital, Doha starting from ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:04

In the past day, countries including Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and the Maldives have cut ties with Qatar, citing terrorism concerns. The tiny Gulf state is accused of supporting terror organisations that "aim to destabilise the region" - but Doha has long denied supporting militant groups.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:11

But for most of the vacant posts, the White House hasn't formally put forward a name, leaving the Senate nothing to act on. "Dems are taking forever to approve my people, including Ambassadors". However, the White House has yet to actually nominate him. We may need to consider the possibility that Trump doesn't know what "obstructionist" means.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:08

Londoners have held a vigil to mourn the victims of the London Bridge attack and vowed not to be divided by extremist tactics, with the British capital's mayor Sadiq Khan saying the militants were bound to fail. During a news conference on Monday, the mayor even said that some state visits were "welcome, some less so" - a possible reference to Mr Trump's expected trip to the UK.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:25

Andy Murray will be up against an unfamiliar opponent in remaining fourth-round action. It lasted almost 1½ hours, filled with extended rallies and terrific shotmaking. "I was really looking forward to the French Open ", Murray said. With Del Potro having admitted to suffering a groin injury in the last round, Murray was soon testing his court coverage out, hitting a drop shot with the first point of the match.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:00

Although it was first smartphone maker to come out with a digital assistant when Siri debuted in 2011, it hasn't had a stand-alone assistant. Although Apple Watch has emerged as the leader among smartwatches, it hasn't become a smash hit like the iPhone.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:14

The five men and seven women, aged between 19 and 60, were detained at two properties in Barking, east London , on Sunday. Neighbors identified Butt from the film's footage Monday, pointing to a scene in which he is shown participating in a provocative prayer session at Regents Park, near London's biggest mosque and helping to display a black flag covered in white Arabic lettering similar to the one used by the Islamic State group, which took responsibility for the attack.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:22

The White House is hoping to kick-start its stalled legislative agenda with congressional action on healthcare reform this summer that will clear the way for lawmakers to begin work on a major tax bill after the September 4 Labor Day holiday, an administration official said on Monday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:22

There's no reason to be alarmed. "He's a good guy to have as my golf partner", Trump said about Manning, who was spotted at the White House after returning in the presidential motorcade from Trump's golf course in Virginia. Mr Khan, a Muslim, has previously criticised the president's plans to temporarily restrict travel to the United States from six mainly Muslim countries.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:45

The use of tobacco during pregnancy can increase chances of premature death and can increase the baby's risk of developing respiratory problems such as chest infection, ear infection, pneumonia, bronchitis and severe asthma. from start to finish, the tobacco life cycle is an overwhelmingly polluting and damaging process". The waste also contains over 7,000 toxic chemicals, the report said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:20

Three years ago a similar situation took place when Saudi Arabia , UAE and Egypt isolated Qatar , in protest against its support to the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt . Saudi Arabia , along with Bahrain, Egypt , Yemen and the United Arab Emirates , have begun to cut off land, sea and air routes to the worldwide travel hub.