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by | June 08, 2017 | 07:58

Al Thani told the Daily Beast that Qatari leader Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani "had a good meeting" with Trump during the latter's first trip overseas as President. Bans on Doha's fleet using regional ports and anchorages are threatening to halt some of its exports and disrupt those of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

by | June 08, 2017 | 07:18

This week the president suspended a deputy defense minster for not reporting the delivery of four additional THAAD launchers in an apparent attempt to bypass any oversight from the new administration in Seoul .He also ordered an environmental study of the site that could further delay the deployment schedule.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:26

Victor was a contractor for Pluribus International Corporation and held a top-secret security clearance. Government agents identified victor after The Intercept contacted a government agency and subsequently shared the leaked intelligence document, which showed that the pages appeared to be creased after being printed out.

by | June 08, 2017 | 07:31

So despite the referendum result nearly 12 months ago, there is much about Brexit which remains completely unresolved and which could well hinge on the way the vote goes on Thursday. May and her "team" at the heart of their campaign, emphasising her "strong and stable" track record, the Labour Party has attacked her as aloof, and unwilling to engage with the public and other parties, such as her refusal to take part in a televised leaders debate last month.

by | June 08, 2017 | 07:31

Harris shared a clip of her question on Twitter and Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Mark Warner, D-Va., left, during a hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 .

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:29

Mattis, arguably Trump's most important statesman as the new president hopes to slash the State Department, tried to allay the fears. " China and other regional partners should also step up their efforts to help solve this security situation, which threatens not just that region, but really presents a threat to the entire world", Tillerson told reporters in Sydney after a meeting between the Australian and US foreign and defense ministers.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:53

Members of Calgary's Alpha House, a centre devoted to helping the city's homeless, are remembering a young woman who was killed in a terror attack on London Bridge on the weekend. A book of condolences will open on Tuesday at Southwark Council's headquarters in Tooley Street. Prime Minister Theresa May called an emergency security cabinet session Sunday to deal with the crisis.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:57

Italian authorities said Zaghba had been stopped and questioned in Italy but had not been charged with any crime. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not allowed to discuss details of the case. However, the second man, Rachid Redouane , a pastry chef who had been living in Ireland until recently, had not come to the authorities' attention.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:54

Ms Sturgeon indicated the vote may be delayed past her proposed autumn 2018 and spring 2019 timetable. The SNP leader is hoping to build on her party's 2015 success of winning a record 56 out of 59 Scottish Westminster seats, and has sought to frame the election campaign as a two-horse race against Theresa May's party.

by | June 08, 2017 | 07:28

The White House statement came a day after Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries - Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE - cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar. They said they would take a hard line on funding. The minister said early Tuesday that Kuwait's ruler had asked Qatar's ruling emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, to hold off on giving a speech about the crisis.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:13

But that did not satisfy Democrats, who said there was no reason for them not to divulge the details. National Security Agency director Mike Rogers and Intelligence director Daniel Coats testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning.

by | June 08, 2017 | 07:03

Daniel Coats, Director of National Intelligence, declined to confirm or deny a report that say president Trump pressure him to publicly deny there was evidence of collusion between his campaign and the Russian government. Sen. Richard M. Burr, R-N.C., the committee chairman, and Sen. That panel on Tuesday issued a second round of subpoenas directed at two Alexandria, Va., companies associated with Flynn - Flynn Intel Inc.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:17

Another Australian who died, nurse Kirsty Boden , was said to have been trying to help other victims when she was killed. The other three missing since the attack are 36-year-old French chef Sebastien Belanger , 21-year-old Australian Sara Zelenak and 39-year-old Spanish banker Ignacio Echeverria .

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:31

As he magic number for either major party to gain an absolute majority is 326 seats , Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn would need to win an additional 97 seats. Corbyn attacked her for slashing police numbers during her ministerial spell, and vowed to hire more police for neighbourhood patrols, a tactic that he said would provide a grassroots shield against jihadism.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:39

Comey said he spoke with Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the Trump's complaints about leaks, and used the opportunity to ask Sessions to keep Trump from seeking out private conversations with Comey. In the statement, Mr Comey says he and Mr Trump dined together privately in January. Some of the initial reactions from Trump supporters suggest they see Comey's statement as potentially encouraging - because the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director notes that Trump himself ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:29

When Roy said he wanted to go back to sleep, Carter suggested that "now" is the best time to do it because everyone was still sleeping. Carter expressed remorse in a message to a friend: "I'm the only one he told things too". "This is a suicide case", he said, "not a homicide". What else did she do after Roy's death? Legal experts are watching the trial closely because it could set a legal precedent on whether it is a crime to tell someone to commit suicide.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:58

This is very much Phil Murphy's race to lose. His victory means he will take on Guadagno in November. Polls have closed in New Jersey's primary races to replace unpopular term-limited Republican Gov. Schulman speculated that many voters are "burned out" after the 2016 US presidential election, and noted that only 9 percent of Democrats and 18 percent of Republicans turned out in the 2013 primary.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:15

She volunteers, she does whatever she can to make the community and the world better. "She is a victor", Gary said. It's really hard to say with any certainty why victor might have wanted to leak this information, and it's sheer speculation until victor makes a statement herself.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:01

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday strongly condemned the terrorist attacks on the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and the Parliament (Majlis) building in Tehran , capital of Iran. At the shrine, one bomber was killed before setting off his explosives, but another managed to blow himself up. One man, recovering in a hospital bed, told state TV he was waiting to meet an MP when the shooting began.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:28

The body was recovered near Limehouse, downstream from London Bridge, at around 7.45pm on Tuesday by specialist officers from the marine police unit. Mr Echeverria was reported missing after he was last seen in Borough Market defending a woman. Prosecutors in Italy say there was not enough evidence to arrest or charge the 22-year-old when he was intercepted at Bologna airport.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:35

With polls at odds on how close the election will be, the outcome is far less certain than at the start of the campaign seven weeks ago, when Mrs May was projected to win by a landslide. Britons will vote on Thursday in a general election darkened by jihadist attacks in two cities though a poll showed Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May extending her lead over Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn .

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:54

Police said they were called out after a report of two unattended vehicles near the embassy site, and carried out a controlled explosion at around 1637 GMT. The police later issued a further message on Twitter, saying: "The incident in #PontonRoad #Wandsworth has been stood down. This was not terrorism related".

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:07

A 56 percent majority of USA adults say Trump is interfering with such investigations rather than cooperating, while 61 percent say Trump fired Comey to protect himself rather than for the good of the country. I replied that he should give that careful thought because it might create a narrative that we were investigating him personally, which we weren't, and because it was very hard to prove a negative.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:54

Bangladesh's disaster management ministry has ordered local authorities to evacuate people in coastal areas to safety ahead of the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Mora, which is churning its way through the Bay of Bengal. Four persons from Cox Bazar district and two including a child from Bhola district have been killed . At least 20 people were injured by falling trees and other storm-related accidents.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:39

Trump asked Comey to drop an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into whether Moscow meddled in the election. "It was very concerning, given the FBI's role as an independent investigative agency". Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, asked Coats and Rogers whether they would commit to answer questions about their conversations with Trump during a closed session with the committee.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:49

The Sunni jihadists of IS consider Shiite Iran to be apostates, and Tehran is deeply involved in fighting the group in both Syria and Iraq. Kerry cautioned lawmakers to "tread carefully" in pushing ahead with new sanctions against Iran in the wake of President Hassan Rouhani's re-election to another four-year term.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:44

The governor of Tehran said two terrorists are dead. "We condemn terrorist attacks anywhere they occur and we condemn the killing of the innocent anywhere it occurs", Jubeir told an event hosted by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, the think- tank of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:21

The parents lived for a time in Morocco before separating when the mother returned to Italy and re-established herself in Bologna. Police on Tuesday identified the third attacker in the weekend terror assault in London amid mounting anger, two days before an election, over how the jihadist killers had apparently escaped surveillance.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:48

Iraq's prime minister had originally pledged Mosul would be retaken by the end of 2016, but it quickly became clear ISIS planned to draw out their inevitable defeat, leaving destruction and human suffering in their wake. According to a military investigation, both Iraqi forces and USA military advisors did not know there were some many people in the building near an IS target that collapsed as a result of the strikes.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:15

Answering the question about whether the Kremlin plans to take action to remove the Russian hacker theme from the global information agenda, Peskov noted that the Kremlin "cannot interfere with the editing policy", adding that it was necessary to "fight for the high culture and quality of news coverage".

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:40

We need the courts to give us back our rights. And Khan - the fifth of eight children - slept in a bunk bed at his parents' home until he was 24. In the London attack, three men drove a van over London Bridge on Saturday and struck pedestrians before crashing the vehicle outside a pub.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:24

The American broadcasting network, CMT, has revealed the "Gotham" actress will take to the stage to hand over a gong to the victor of a particular category, as well as " Nashville " star Clare Bowen , Danny Masterson, Dustin Lynch , Hoda Kotb , Jada Pinkett Smith , Jason Aldean , Johnny Galecki , Josh Henderson, Katherine Heigl , Kathie Lee Gifford , Rachel Bilson , Reba McEntire , Bobby Bones, Cody Alan and Katie Cook.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:58

Analysts say the environmental test would make it hard for the four launchers to be deployed this year. "As we say in English, what's the expression, it takes two to tango". "By ordering the survey, the Moon government is sending the U.S. a message that it thinks negatively about the Thaad deployment and is trying to delay the installation", Park Won-gon, an worldwide relations professor at Handong Global University, told the Korea Times .

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:56

A tweet from the president Monday linked Qatar to the "funding of radical ideology". An outspoken Emirati ruling family member has even raised the prospect of Qatar's leadership changing amid the growing crisis. Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries cut ties with Qatar this week, accusing it of supporting extremists. This sparked a series of diplomatic breakdowns between the GCC countries.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:57

Qatar was also kicked out of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen . The alleged attack relates to a story published by the state-run Qatar News Agency on May 23 which reported Qatari emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani speaking at a military graduation ceremony.