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by | June 06, 2017 | 23:19

Qatar denied the allegations, with a Foreign Ministry statement describing them as " baseless " on Monday. Egypt said it was closing off its airspace to Qatar from 04:00 GMT on Tuesday "until further notice". Yemen, the Maldives and Libya's eastern-based government - which is not internationally recognized and has no diplomatic representation in Doha - also cut ties with Qatar.

by | June 07, 2017 | 00:04

On Monday, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates began withdrawing their diplomatic staff from Qatar and regional airlines announced they would suspend service to its capital, Doha . Shortly after, the news agency said its website and Twitter account had been hacked by an 'unknown entity, ' which was responsible for publishing a false statement attributed to the emir.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:52

Police have named two of the attackers as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane. This only serves to demonstrate how "utterly misguided and distant the terrorists are" from the Islamic faith, the signatories said, adding that the "reprehensible actions" of the attackers has neither religious legitimacy nor their sympathy.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:16

That woman had been hired after Neumann was sacked in April, so he probably did not recognize her and knew she was not a former co-worker, Deming said. She used the phone of a tile business across the street to call 911, said Yamaris Gomez, the tile store's owner. Authorities say five people have been killed in a workplace shooting near Orlando.

by | June 07, 2017 | 00:06

Trump reportedly told Russian officials during a visit to the White House on May 10 that firing Comey the previous day relieved "great pressure" the president was feeling from an investigation of possible ties between his election campaign team and Russian officials.

by | June 07, 2017 | 00:05

India pakistan match on a Sunday is a real treat to sports lovers. I still recollect seeing the expression, the joy and the kind look of the players apart from observing compassion/kindness in the eyes of the players of both India and Pakistan in that match (As a schoolboy, I was inspired and spellbound then).

by | June 07, 2017 | 00:01

When asked "what do you think he's got against you?" The Washington Examiner reported that Clinton called for solidarity and understanding worldwide in the wake of the latest London attack . Speaking to Channel 4 News , Khan said Trump was had been wrong about "many things" and the government should cancel his state visit to United Kingdom, expected in October.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:54

But it will use two interceptors to take out the missile, he said , because in a real life situation, the USA would launch more than one rocket to destroy any such threat. The "kill vehicle" carries no explosives, either in testing or in actual combat. He pointed out that the mockup was easier to follow and neutralize because it flew slower than a North Korean ICBM, with a slower closure rate between target and interceptor as well.

by | June 07, 2017 | 00:32

Police confirmed that he was known to them and to MI5, the British intelligence service, but said they did not have evidence of a terrorist plot. LONDON (AP) - British police have named the third London Bridge attacker as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba , and said that he is believed to be an Italian national of Moroccan descent.

by | June 07, 2017 | 00:17

Visiting the scene of the attack, Khan said he was "furious" that the killers had used religion to justify their actions. He said the latest version of the proposed ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries entering the U.S.

by | June 07, 2017 | 00:22

Qatar vehemently denies the accusations against it, calling them baseless. While the US military has said it wouldn't change its posture at Qatar's Al-Udeid Air Base, Trump wrote a series of tweets calling into question his commitment to the peninsular nation.

by | June 07, 2017 | 00:11

The Blues ran in five tries to one but coach Laurie Daley is not getting too excited at the result knowing the Reds are set to get Johnathan Thurston and possibly Billy Slater back next game. Morris and Jarryd Hayne reunited on NSW's risky left flank having played together in Australia's victorious World Cup campaign, but could front a different combination in Origin II given Billy Slater's credentials for a recall.

by | June 07, 2017 | 00:22

It is not known whether the bottles were genuine petrol bombs or intended as a hoax, like the fake suicide vests worn by the three terrorists. A third suspect, who was also fatally shot, was not named yesterday. It had been set at "critical" in the days after the Manchester concert bombing on May 22 that killed 22 people - reflecting a judgment that an attack might be imminent because accomplices with similar bombs might be on the loose.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:42

Grande said the joyous atmosphere was intentional. Following Sunday's benefit show, the British Red Cross confirmed that some $3.5 million was raised during the telecast, bringing the total to more than $10 million so far. "Witness the bravery" We are strong" We are still singing our songs!" And, Katy Perry "Roar" ed onto the stage to pay tribute to bombing victims and Manchester.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:47

President Donald Trump won't try to use executive privilege to block former FBI Director James Comey from testifying this week, the White House said Monday, ruling out an option that legal experts said would have been almost impossible to carry out.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:08

Community leaders urged calm, but at Speakers' Corner in London's Hyde Park - one of the capital's most famous places for public speaking - there was evidence of growing tensions in the capital as a Muslim speaker holding a copy of the Quran was denounced by some passers-by as "a disgrace".

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:11

Brzezinski's daughter, Mika, who co-hosts the U.S. morning talk show " Morning Joe " on the MSNBC network, announced his death on Instagram . Mika Brzezinski on Instagram called him "the most inspiring, loving and devoted father any girl could ever have".

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:08

All of a sudden, the Proteas had Sri Lanka at 117/4 and with so many overs in the bank for Tahir, they must have felt they were on top. Sri Lanka: Captain Angelo Mathews is right now having best side, and despite in the match of the Friday nothing incredible happen but this time it is expected to see something interesting.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:36

But Egypt and the Gulf Arab states resent Qatar's support for Islamists, especially the Muslim Brotherhood, which they see as a political enemy.Muslim Brotherhood groups allied to Doha are now mostly on the backfoot in the region, especially after a 2013 military takeover in Egypt ousted the elected Islamist president.The ex-army chief and now president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, along with Cairo's allies in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, blacklist the Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:01

The tournament has been switched to the winter to avoid searing summer temperatures, a series of investigations has been held into strongly denied corruption allegations and there has been worldwide criticism of the country's treatment of its migrant construction workers.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:16

REPUBLIC of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill was far from dispirited despite seeing his team, which included debutant Burnley defender Kevin Long, taught a lesson by Mexico . Walters should have restored the Republic's lead just before the break, only for the Stoke forward to hit the crossbar from just two yards out. It ended a run of successive friendly defeats to Iceland and Mexico , with Christie in particular impressive at right back in the absence of captain Seamus Coleman .

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:09

The tweet could pose difficulties for the U.S. in explaining why it remains in Qatar , host to the largest United States military base in the Middle East. "I am positive there will be no implications coming out of this dramatic situation at all", Secretary of Defense James Mattis said the same day. Saudi Arabia has closed its border with Qatar, the emirate's only land frontier, effectively blocking food imports and a segment of the country's exports.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:33

Seven people died and 48 others injured, 21 of them seriously, in the terror attack, the police said. The country's official terror threat level had been set at "critical" in the parlous days after the Manchester concert bombing on May 22 that killed 22 people - reflecting a judgment that an attack might be imminent because accomplices with similar bombs might be on the loose.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:49

The 38-year-old singer's name was announced in the original lineup for the concert on Sunday, and though he sent in a video message of support that was broadcast during the telecast, some fans were left wondering why he didn't perform. Speaking in London on Monday, Mrs Campbell said: "The event was unbelievable". They say the auto and knife rampage in London on Saturday did little to ease their worries.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:25

The police and paramilitary forces were deployed in strength in these areas to prevent people from staging anti-India protests. On Sunday morning, hundreds participated in the funeral prayers of Bhat at Ratsuna, Tral, even as Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer and Yasin Malik called a two-day strike to protest against the killing of the terrorist in an encounter.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:21

London Mayor Sadiq Khan described the terror attack as "cowardly and evil" after visiting the scene with Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick. That appears to be in response to Mr Khan's comments that Londoners shouldn't be alarmed by the increased presence of armed police on the streets, a standard reassurance during the deployment of armed officers.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:14

He praised Coach Gernot Rohr for bringing young talented players into the team and expressed the hope that Nigeria would beat South Africa. Nigeria has never lost a competitive match to South Africa at senior level, and the Super Eagles are confident that record will not only be sustained, but a convincing win by Nigeria awaits in Saturday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:24

Strong to gale force winds of 40 to 50mph are likely with some gusts of 60mph possible over coasts, hills and inland where showers occur. The warning states that there will be heavy and persistent rain and there is potential for some localised flooding and disruption to some transport routes.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:04

It was also 0.35% lower against the euro, at €1.14. Rudd accused Corbyn of pushing "fantasy economics " based on a "magic money tree" a reference to Labour's proposed tax rises to pay for billions of pounds worth of investment into the NHS and schools.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:25

Police said they now had 10 people in custody after releasing two of the 12 people arrested on Sunday. The Herald says one of the two named terrorists was already known to police and security services . The latest opinion poll, by Survation for ITV, showed the Conservatives' lead narrowing to just one point from six points in the same poll a week earlier.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:58

The report said Italy had put him on a watch list and flagged his presence to Moroccan and British authorities. It was thought he was bound for Syria. An intelligence official with direct knowledge of the situation said the man is an influential businessman in the Jhelum district of Punjab province.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:44

The idea is to replicate the speed at which top players hit the ball during games. " producing not just a grand slam, but a zippy one at that!" The stunt is reportedly being performed through the second floor of the popular monument to a small platform 800m away.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:32

Angry citizens demanded answers from the government over the perceived intelligence failure leading to the assault, which underscores spiralling insecurity in Afghanistan . The vigilance and courage of Afghan security forces prevented the VBIED [vehicle-borne improvised explosive device] from gaining entry to the Green Zone, but the explosion caused civilian casualties in the vicinity.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:18

Police arrested 12 people on Sunday in the Barking area of east London in connection with the attack, and a "number of people" were arrested early Monday. After chairing a meeting of the government's crisis response committee on Monday morning, May said the official threat level remained at "severe", meaning an attack was highly likely, and additional security measures were in place.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:23

London police have said 12 other people from the Barking neighborhood held since the attack have been freed. London Mayor Sadiq Khan speaks during a vigil in Potters Fields Park to commemorate the victims of the terror attack on London Bridge and at Borough Market that killed seven people.