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by | June 07, 2017 | 11:18

In his remarks, Mr. Trump acknowledged Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John Kelly's son, Robert, who was killed in action during a tour in Afghanistan . "I think it's extremely important and I wish more people actually knew the true meaning of what Memorial Day was and is", Chris said. Rather, it is they, the fallen , who gave their lives in service to the nation, that bestow dignify to America's national burial ground.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:47

Seven people were killed and dozens wounded in Saturday's attack. On Monday night, a man was shot dead and a woman taken hostage in Melbourne, by a man who claimed he was a soldier of Islamic State . May described the latest slaughter as "an attack on the free world". "Over the last seven years, we as a city have lost 600 million pounds ($775 million) from our budget", Khan said.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:33

Comey told the House of Representatives intelligence committee on March 20 that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was probing Moscow's role in the election, including possible Trump campaign collusion. Trump hosted the Senate and House Republican leadership at the White House to discuss a range of issues, from tax reform to health care. Sessions reportedly told Comey that he could not guarantee Trump wouldn't continue to attempt to speak to him one-on-one.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:27

United States president Donald Trump has described the London Bridge terror attack as "horrific" and vowed that "this bloodshed must end". Earlier, Mr Trump criticised London's mayor Sadiq Khan after he sought to reassure people about a stepped-up police presence on city streets.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:02

That's per Washington Post reporter Robert Costa, who noted on MSNBC today that Trump is likely to live-tweet Comey's hearing, giving it the same dose of measured consideration that a drunk blogger might give to a viewing of Speed or Point Break on a lonely Saturday night.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:06

We don't want to be prescribed and play by numbers. "It's a work in progress", the Welshman told reporters in Auckland . We will continue to do that whilst playing games week in and week out. "The players bring the identity to that jersey, and for the coaches, working with these players, it's for us to bring out the best in these players".

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:38

Trump's decision has left the United States virtually isolated on the world stage, and his insistence that he will seek to "renegotiate" the global accord has done little to ease a wave of bitter condemnation. "Because if he did believe in it, you wouldn't pull out of Paris (Agreement)", said Kerry in an interview with NBC. She later acknowledged that the United States set its own emissions targets under the Paris agreement, which is voluntary and non-binding, but blamed the Obama ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:49

The Intercept contacted NSA and the national intelligence director's office about the document and both agencies asked it not be published. "She is a very good person". An internal audit yielded evidence that victor had communicated with The Intercept . The Intercept even shared a copy of the document with government officials, who confirmed that it was indeed classified at the top secret level, "indicating that its unauthorized disclosure could reasonably result in exceptionally grave ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:08

The forum reviewed regional security environment in the backdrop of recent terrorist incidents in Afghanistan and vowed to continue its support and cooperation with Afghanistan in a fight against terrorism and militancy. The statement came hours after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accused Pakistan of waging an "undeclared war of aggression" against his country. After almost 16 years, and some $1 trillion, now a billion dollars a week in USA aid and 2,350 dead Americans, it seems time to ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:28

No immediate casualties were reported in the incident. He again invited the Taliban to peace talks, calling it their "last chance" to give up their 16-year insurgency and join the political process. Twenty people died in that attack. Experts say that the peace conference is largely "symbolic" and that nothing will be decided until there is a better understanding of the Trump administration's evolving policy in the region.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:24

While other countries now have aviation systems that feature the most modern technology, America's air traffic controllers still have to manage airplanes with paper strips and WWII era technology. According to President Trump, dozens of countries have already made similar changes with terrific results. Much like a bill signing, Trump was surrounded by the lawmakers after his remarks as he signed a decision memo and a letter to Congress outlining his principles for the air traffic control plan.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:11

A police spokesman said restrictions under section 144 CrPC were imposed in some vulnerable areas of the valley to thwart any untoward incident. Defying the separatists' bandh call, almost 800 Kashmiri youngsters on Sunday appeared in the Army's common entrance exam in the valley, which has been hit by fresh protests following the killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant Sabzar Bhat .

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:23

Led by former NY mayor Mike Bloomberg, almost 1,000 business and government leaders declared Monday their intent to honor the Paris climate accord , days after US President Donald Trump announced a US exit from the 190-plus nation pact.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:26

Qatar has said the measures taken against it were "unjustified and based on false claims and assumptions" and that it was facing a "campaign of lies that have reached the point of complete fabrication" aimed at putting the state "under guardianship".

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:11

Butt, 27, a Pakistani-born British citizen, worked for the Tube service as a trainee customer services assistant for just under six months, leaving in October a year ago. Opponents have lambasted her for cutting police numbers by 20,000 when she was interior minister between 2010 and 2016. When the campaign began, May must have been confident the answer would be her and the Conservatives, rather than the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran socialist who has opposed British military ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:53

The suspended ties between Qatar and the other Gulf Arab states breaks a long regional alliance and could also disrupt Trump's foreign policy toward the Middle East. US President Donald Trump on Tuesday claimed credit for the isolation of Qatar by its neighbours in the Middle East. Borders with Qatar were closed and flights to and from Qatar were cancelled.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:48

She said people should try and collect rainwater by using suitable containers. We are anxious about gale-force winds and about the rural areas, where there could be mudslides and roads could be washed away. "We are afraid of situations in which children are caught in a flash flood". Disaster Management are preparing for the worst, as they are required to do.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:24

On Tuesday, relatives of a 21-year-old Queensland woman, Sara Zelenak , said she had not been seen since the attack and they were "bracing for the worst". "The one with Ariana Grande's [concert], she was going to go to the concert [but didn't]". It's only 28 days until you and I and dad can have baguettes and cheese and croissants in Paris'.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:34

Qatar , now embroiled in a diplomatic crisis with other Arab nations, is a small country with a history of turmoil and coups. "So good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off", Trump said in a morning tweet , in reference to his trip to Riyadh last month.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:16

Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and CIA Chief Mike Pompeo were asked by Trump to stay behind following a briefing in the White House , the report said. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently suggested resigning amid increasing tensions with President Donald Trump as former FBI Director James Comey's Senate testimony nears, according to news reports Tuesday.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:14

Irish media reported that an Irish identification card was found on Redouane's body, and Prime Minister Enda Kenny confirmed that one of the attackers lived in Ireland for a time but did not attract the attention of law-enforcement. We extend our solidarity to the people of the United Kingdom and condemn this incident in the strongest possible terms. The authorities here are taking and will take all necessary and appropriate measures to counteract the threat.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:43

Gen. Steve Townsend as saying. "We all saw the heinous attack in Manchester , England", Townsend said. "ISIS threatens all our nations, not just Iraq and Syria, but in our homelands as well". They are backed by the global anti-ISIS coalition who is providing air support, training, advice, equipment, arms, and some ground forces. It said the families were fleeing the city in boats across the Euphrates River ahead of an expected all-out attack by the SDF.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:41

But The New York Times, which first reported the request to Sessions , said it came after Trump had asked Comey in February to end an investigation into Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn . Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, declined to answer when asked if Mr Trump still had confidence in Mr Sessions. White House officials appear eager to keep the president away from television and Twitter Thursday, though those efforts rarely succeed.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:22

Two semi-official Iranian news agencies, Fars and Mehr , reported on Wednesday a shooting at the Iranian parliament. Tasnim reporter inside the parliament said four security guards have been shot in the incident, while one of them have lost his life.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:01

Qatar's leader, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, spoke by telephone overnight with his counterpart in Kuwait and, in order to allow Kuwait to mediate, made a decision to put off a planned speech to the nation, the foreign minister said. The Doha government charged that the crisis is being fueled by "absolute fabrications" and is a "violation of its sovereignty". Qatar has good relations with Iran , but hosts the USA air base.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:07

Coats and CIA Director Mike Pompeo and then "started complaining about the FBI investigation and Comey's handling of it", according to sources who spoke to the Post . On Monday, the President kicked off what was created to be infrastructure week with a series of newsworthy tweets about his travel ban - just the latest instance of Trump stepping on his communications shop.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:42

The Russian leader said in an interview as cited by The Daily Beast news outlet that Kubrick foresaw some contemporary issues from a technical point of view however the idea of a retaliatory weapon had become even more unsafe today with more sophisticated and complex weapons elaborated.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:26

A person attempted to assault a police officer near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Tuesday, a Paris Police Prefecture spokesperson told NBC News. The officer was slightly injured in the attack outside the world-famous landmark in central Paris . Trapped in Notre Dame Cathedral after police shoot a man.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:18

Police made two more arrests in Manchester on Saturday on suspicion of terrorism offenses, bringing the number of suspects in custody to 11. Report informs that the Greater Manchester Police arrested the man on Friday morning in connection with Monday's bombing which killed 22 people following Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester .

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:12

She also pushed back against criticism that the president had mischaracterized Khan's remarks, saying that "the media wants to spin it that way". London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday said he doesn't care about President Trump's tweets criticizing his comments in the wake of the London attack that left at least seven dead.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:29

The other two attackers were named Monday as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . Butt had appeared in a documentary " The Jihadis Next Door " and was known to investigators but police said he was not believed to be plotting an attack .

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:07

Ronaldo Junior was on the Bernabeu pitch on Sunday as part of Real Madrid's celebrations having won the Champions League title the night before, defeating Italian giant Juventus 4-1 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff . "I have signed a long-term contract at Real", said Bale, who last October committed himself to Los Blancos until 2022. "The players have entered into the legend of Real Madrid and of football, as has our coach", said club president Florentino Perez, as he reserved ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:56

The second alleged attacker was identified by police as Redouane, who alternately used the surname Elkhdar, and claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. 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.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:52

French TV reported that an officer shot a man acting "aggressively" at around 4:30pm local time (3:30pm GMT). "People are talking to each other, praying and continuing their visit", he said. Journalist David Metreau, who said his office overlooks the square that fronts Notre Dame, tweeted that there were two blasts that sounded like shots.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:09

It was unclear how Trump's broadside against Qatar and any resulting diplomatic fallout might affect the US military presence in Qatar, where there are roughly 10,000 American troops and a major USA base. The emir was aiming to mediate in the dispute between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours led by Saudi Arabia, lawmakers in Kuwait City said earlier. French President Emmanuel Macron said he was ready to back "all initiatives to encourage calm".