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by | June 08, 2017 | 05:01

It doesn't seem so. In the immediate aftermath of the recent London terror attack, Trump used the platform to pick a fight with London Mayor Sadiq Khan while also posting support for the United Kingdom after the attack. The letter from the Knight First Amendment Institute argues that Trump's Twitter account "constitutes a designated public forum" because it is meant for sharing "information and opinions relating to government policy with the public at large, and in which members of the ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:12

Mr Rowley said: "Eight police firearms officers discharged their weapons". A vigil was held at Potters Field Park near London Bridge to remember the victims. The white Renault van used in the attack was recently hired by one of the attackers, the police added. "The three attackers were shot dead". Saturday's deadly attack marked Britain's third such incident since March.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:56

First, he tweeted his support for the United Kingdom and also used the terror attack to push his travel ban agenda. On Tuesday, May told a political rally in response to a question about Trump's tweets, "I think Donald Trump was wrong in the things that he has said about Sadiq Khan".

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:40

Butt had appeared in a television documentary called "The Jihadis Next Door", broadcast past year by Britain's Channel 4, one of a group of men who unfurled an Islamic State flag in a park. "A number of people have been detained and are at present being spoken to", a statement said . A nationwide minute of silence was held at 11 am to honour all the victims.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:16

The story had statements that hinted at friendship with Iran, a long-time adversary of Saudi Arabia , and recognised Hamas as the "official representative of Palestinians". Fake news stories, also suspected to be from Russian Federation, have also popped up during the French and German elections. Russia denied Wednesday it hacked the agency after a CNN report quoted anonymous US officials saying they suspected Russian hackers .

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:19

ISIS quickly claimed credit for the attacks, but a commander in Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said in a statement that Saudi Arabia is behind the deadly attacks. Iran has suffered from terrorist attacks in the past, but rarely in the cities or the capital. Putin said the attacks underscore the need for deeper global cooperation to fight terrorism and confirmed Moscow's willingness to aid Iran.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:06

Not his head coach, Steve Kerr, who demands that his players play with joy. He goofs around on the bench. "What's our record now without me, like 800-12?" quipped Kerr, who missed the first 43 games during last season's record 73-win campaign.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:06

At least one attacker detonated a suicide bomb. Khomeini, who died in 1989, is a towering figure in Iran who led the 1979 Islamic revolution that toppled the Western-backed shah and became its first supreme leader. Saudi Arabia has been a target of numerous lethal attacks by IS affiliates who see the kingdom's Western-allied leadership as heretics. Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia and Shiite-majority Iran have had strained relations throughout their history and have stood on opposing sides of a ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:00

Trump's decision to pull out of the climate deal has triggered heavy criticism and many states have vowed to stick to the agreement nonetheless. Vowing to keep the United States on track to meet its emissions-cutting target even without the USA government's support, more than a dozen governors, including Brown, representing almost 40 percent of the US economy by Tuesday, June 6, 2017, had pledged themselves to stay in the climate-change fight despite the Trump administration's withdrawal ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:06

The extraordinary rift between the Saudi-led bloc and Qatar showed the degree to which Iran's increasingly muscular role in the region - including its intervention in Syria's civil war - has stirred fury among its Arab rivals. Wednesday's attacks, during the holy month of Ramadan that is observed by both Sunni and Shiite Muslims, came as the Islamic State is competing with al-Qaida for jihadi recruits.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:53

A Reuters reporter said some time after the attack began that he had heard loud bangs near the Borough Market area. "In my wildest dreams, I didn't think that my friends' last night as tourists in London would conclude with us looking at London Bridge filled with police cars as a terror attack ensued".

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:03

In this position, he held investigations in a wide range of federal law areas, including corruption, fraud, and even aided in coordinating the department's response to the September 11 attacks. Wray is being nominated to replace James Comey , who grew up in Allendale and was abruptly fired by Trump last month. Ryan said he favoured a “career person” and that Wray “certainly seems to fit that bill.”.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:27

President Trump just named Christopher Wray as his nominee for FBI Director. Watts said during a Wednesday interview on MSNBC that Trump's nomination of Wray does not live up to his promise to "drain the swamp". Download the Nigeria Today app from Play store. Early in his career, Wray, a 1992 graduate from Yale Law School, was an assistant US attorney in Georgia.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:06

Al Kueilit compared Qatar's policy of support for terrorism with that of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi 's support for militant groups. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Tuesday that Qatar must sever ties with Hamas. The sudden isolation has spurred Qatar to hold talks with Turkey, Iran and others to secure food and water supplies, said a Qatari official. "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" Al-Jubeir responded by saying the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) could handle the ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:18

Iran's Parliament (Majlis) and the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini in the capital Tehran have come under terrorist attack. Four terrorists fired at the parliament's guards, killing five and wounding 25 on Wednesday morning. An Interior Ministry source said a bomber had blown himself up on the fourth floor of the parliament building, where he was holed up.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:40

Grande went on to cover Oasis" "Don't Look Back In Anger" with Coldplay and closed the show out with a stunning cover of " Somewhere Over The Rainbow' . "It's not easy to always choose love, is it?" she asked the crowd. Ariana Grande will return to the stage Sunday in Manchester, England, for a concert to raise money for victims of a suicide bombing that struck at the end of her last show almost two weeks ago.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:46

Bush's Justice Department. There's no more information in the two-sentence tweet that ends, "Details to follow". Wray served in a leadership role in the George W. Since 2005, the Yale College and Yale Law School grad has been a partner at King & Spalding, an Atlanta-based firm with about 900 lawyers working in 19 offices across the US, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:28

The attackers struck at Iran's most potent symbols+: its parliament complex in central Tehran and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini who led the 1979 Islamic revolution. The attackers chose symbolically significant targets for their assault. Nelly Lahoud, an expert on extremism at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Bahrain, said IS leaders may be looking to rally supporters through the attacks in Iran as they lose ground in Syria and Iraq.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:35

She was arrested Saturday. But the secretive nature of her job didn't stop victor from speaking freely on politics and other topics on social media accounts accessible to anyone. The FBI affidavit says that the news outlet had contacted the NSA and provided a copy of the document, which the NSA then traced back to Winner's computer, revealing her email exchange with the outlet.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:11

Comey, who is from Yonkers and would presumably have a basic understanding of NY conversation, repeatedly said that the exchanges were awkward for him and prompted him to write memos about what happened. "My instincts told me that the one-on-one setting, and the pretense that this was our first discussion about my position, meant the dinner was, at least in part, an effort to have me ask for my job and create some sort of patronage relationship", Comey wrote.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:20

Trump also allegedly asked Comey to publicly declare that he was not under investigation during that call, something that he also brought up in their final conversation, another phone call on April 11. "In that context, prior to the January 6 meeting, I discussed with the FBI's leadership team whether I should be prepared to assure President-Elect Trump that we were not investigating him personally", he wrote .

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:38

He said "it's important for France to remain in partnership with all these countries", especially with diplomatic, financial and economic interests at stake. Al-Masri's strongly worded criticism of regional powerhouse Saudi Arabia was unusual for Hamas. More worryingly, food imports are affected as Saudi Arabia closed its land border with Qatar , stranding thousands of trucks carrying supplies.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:56

And whether out of concern for the planet or for its own image, even oil giant ExxonMobil a year ago welcomed the Paris Agreement , calling it "crucial" and saying it was "an important step forward by world governments in addressing the serious risks of climate change".

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:30

Khuram Butt , 27, was born in Pakistan but was a British citizen. Redouane was 30 and "claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan", national counter-terrorism police chief Mark Rowley said in a statement . "People are going to look at the front pages today and they're going to say: 'How on earth could we have let this guy or possibly more through the net?'", Johnson told broadcaster Sky News on Tuesday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:23

News followed of another deadly attack in Tehran at the shrine of the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini , the spiritual leader of Iran's revolution in 1979, and at least 12 people were reported dead and dozens more injured in the incidents.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:03

The report she is accused of leaking has the same release date as a classified National Security Agency report posted online by The Intercept . The 25-year-old Texas-raised, Georgia resident doesn't like U.S. "I know that she's scared". Victor is a contractor for Pluribus International and during the NSA's investigation, was found to have contacted The Intercept using her work email.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:08

The Metropolitan police on Monday (June 6) identified two of the three knife-wielding terrorists, who were shot dead in the London Bridge terror attack on Saturday, as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . Corbyn has also faced fierce criticism for past sympathies with the Palestinian group Hamas, Lebanon's Hezbollah, and Sinn Fein, the political arm of the Irish Republican Army, a guerrilla group that waged a violent struggle to take Northern Ireland out of the UK.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:24

The video also shows the bodies of two people behind a desk, with blood stains on them. Islamic State said it was responsible, the first time the hardline Sunni Muslim militant group has claimed attacks in the tightly controlled Shi'ite Muslim country.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:21

Trump's comments came after Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and other Gulf states broke diplomatic relations with their smaller neighbor. President Donald Trump is offering to mediate the Qatar diplomatic crisis by hosting the feuding countries for a White House meeting.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:25

In his written testimony, Comey described a March 30 phone call where he said that Trump stressed "the cloud" of the Russian Federation investigations was "interfering with his ability to make deals for the country and said he hoped I could find a way to get out that he wasn't being investigated".

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:43

Comedian Rob Delaney, a resident of the United Kingdom, participated in a video endorsement for the Labour Party's YouTube encouraging voters to choose Corbyn because as an American citizen, Delaney can't vote. ComRes Chairman Andrew Hawkins said May was in the clear after securing the support of around 2 million voters - worth about six percentage points in the polls - who had backed the anti-EU UK Independence Party in Britain's last election in 2015 and have warmed to her tough stance on ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:29

Former U.S. Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper said in a speech to Australia's National Press Club: "Unfortunately, on a serious note, I am compelled to acknowledge the tragic loss of two Australian citizens in the mindless, heinous terrorist attack in London ".

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:30

FILE - In this March 8, 2003, file photo, Koreans and Korean-Americans wave the flags of the United States and South Korea in Los Angeles' Koreatown during a rally. A state assemblyman campaigning as a true progressive is up against a city official who distinguishes himself as " not a professional politician ", as the two Democrats contest a vacant US House seat in a special election in California tonight.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:46

Already in financial trouble due to waste and low oil prices, Kurdistan - like the rest of Iraq - relies on Baghdad for its share of the oil budget, giving the central government significant leverage. The regional presidency's statement said that "the political parties. agreed to resolve some of the outstanding political and economic issues prior to the date of the referendum".

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:46

Through the state-run Korean Central News Agency , an unidentified spokesman of the ministry said the decision will not only undermine global efforts to protect the environment , but will also potentially pose serious threats across other realms.