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by | June 08, 2017 | 15:09

Goldman Sachs has pointed out that the bonds it has purchased were bought on a secondary market and not from the government. "It is apparent Goldman Sachs chose to make a quick buck off the suffering of the Venezuelan people", Borges said in a letter sent to Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein .

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:36

She was raised in a Communist-supporting family in Slovenia and was not baptised as a child. Shortly after her visit with Pope Francis , the first lady tweeted a photo, saying she was "humbled by the honor" to have visited with the pontiff.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:59

But things have intensified since the London Bridge terrorist attack on June 3. The incident left seven people killed and almost 50 others injured. When asked by Channel 4's Cathy Newman what he thinks Mr Trump has against him, Mr Khan replied: "Well look, since Saturday I've been working with the police, the emergency and the Government with others to deal with the horrific attack".

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:34

The airline blamed a " major IT system failure " for its decision to cancel swathes of its Gatwick flights yesterday. BA says it's working to restore services beginning Sunday, although there will still be some disruption. "The terminals at Heathrow and Gatwick have become extremely congested and we have cancelled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick before 6.00 pm United Kingdom time today (1700 GMT), so please do not come to the airports".

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:27

Some comments defended Fatima's right to wear what she chooses and denounced those seeking to police her wardrobe. "The practicing Muslim can never indulge in such a cheap tactics". Her first film showcased in a wrestler role sans glamour and she thinks that it is time for her to show her hot side to the fans. On the work front, Fatima will be seen in Vijay Krishna Acharya's 'Thugs Of Hindostan , ' alongside Aamir Khan , Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif .

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:00

He was also featured in a Channel 4 documentary that aired in January of 2016 called "The Jihadis Next Door ". National counter-terrorism police chief Mark Rowley named two of the three slain assailants as Khuram Butt and Rachid Redouane , revealing that Butt had been known to security services.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:20

A long-range ground-based interceptor is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base and successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile target launched from the U.S. The BMDS' GMD element works to help USA combatant commanders engage long-range and intermediate ballistic missile threats. "We provided both the target for the test and also booster segment of the interceptor", Feehan said.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:36

Scotland Yard said Butt was known to police two years ago but with no intelligence suggesting an attack . British police have identified 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba , an Italian of Moroccan descent, as the third attacker in Saturday's violent rampage in London that killed at least seven people.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:38

Long before the Trump administration, the USA chafed at the council's willingness to give seats at the table to countries with reputations for violating basic human rights. Protests in Venezuela since early April have left about 60 people dead, thousands injured and hundred detained. Donahoe, who was US ambassador to the council from 2010-2013, told Michele that "The idea of withdrawing so that agenda reflects what the USA wants is backward".

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:09

The Independent newspaper, which commissioned the ComRes poll, said the 44-34 lead it gave May would leave her her with a majority of 74, bigger than any Conservative majority since the days when Margaret Thatcher was prime minister.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:16

Markets were spooked by last year's wrong predictions and false surveys over brexit and "TRUMPIT". How can I follow the election as it unfolds? Eight people are now confirmed to have died in Saturday's attack in London , after police said a body had been recovered from the River Thames in the search for a missing Frenchman.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:34

The incident happened a day after CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury was hackled by Hindu Sena activists, which was condemned by several political parties. The BJP, he said, had "cooked up" the incident and divert public attention from the widespread protest over the "attack" on Mr. Yechury. Though KSRTC operated its services in the morning, it was later suspended following the protest of the BJP.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:54

Nor does Washington want to jeopardize its key military bases in Qatar - which is now home to its biggest defense facilities in the region, following President Obama's 2011 withdrawal from Iraq. Russian hackers are believed to have breached Qatar's state news agency in order to plant a fabricated news story that may have influenced the diplomatic crisis in the Middle East, CNN reported on Tuesday .

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:21

The analysis further shows Prime Minister Theresa May's denial to an open debate with Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn may dent party's prospects across the Britain. "The Tories alone are committed to seeing Brexit through in full", the Sun said in a full-page editorial. "Having enthused many younger voters , the key task for Labour must now be to ensure that they actually turn out".

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:24

It is a change in tone for the president who had appeared to side with Saudi Arabia and other countries against Qatar in a series of tweets on Tuesday that seemed to endorse the accusation that Qatar funds terrorist groups. A Hamas official says Saudi Arabia's call to Qatar to cut ties with the Palestinian group is "regrettable" and contradicts traditional Arab support for the Palestinian cause.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:49

Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (gwah-DAHN'-yoh) won primary elections on Tuesday and will face off in November. She will face businessman and Obama appointee Phil Murphy who fought an energetic and expensive fight against 5 other Democratic candidates to pull out the win for his party.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:49

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain revoked the licences of Qatar Airways on Tuesday and ordered its offices to be closed within 48 hours. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, expressed gratitude to Qatar for supporting the USA presence, outlining no plans to adjust American military posture.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:41

It was inspired by Pat Cunnane, a former aide to President Barack Obama , and created by Russell Neiss, who describes himself in the his account's bio as a Jewish educator. Here's what it does: Scrapes Twitter every 5 minutes for new Trump tweets and then "transforms them into correct Presidential statement format". That frustration only expanded with the continued blocking of Trump's travel ban, targeting a number of majority-Muslim countries.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:45

He criticised the United States for launching the Raqqa offensive with SDF . IS stormed across large areas in Syria and Iraq in 2014, declaring a self-styled Islamic caliphate. Earlier this week, the Kurdish-led force, which has been advancing on the ISIS stronghold in Raqqa since November, said they captured the Baath Dam, which lies 14 miles (22km) upstream of the militants' former de-facto capital.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:23

Some political observers question whether the president's naming of a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director was meant to divert attention away from this week's Senate Intelligence Committee hearings on possible Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential elections.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:27

The evil fanatic was born in Fez, Morocco , to a Moroccan father, Mohamed Zaghba, and an Italian mother, Valeria Collina, 68, who converted to Islam after marrying in the late 90s. The marksmen are charged as they train their guns on the attackers, with one knifeman, who appears to be Butt, swinging his weapon wildly towards an officer.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:03

Spokesmen for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said the assault began on Monday, with forces advancing on several fronts. Last week, they reached the northern and eastern gates of the city. "We all saw the heinous attack in Manchester, England", Townsend said in the statement. The spokesperson of the Wrath of Euphrates campaign to retake Raqqa, Jihan Sheikh Ahmad, is a native of Raqqa.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:16

Jubeir asked Qatar to stop funding the extremist groups "so that it can contribute to stability in the Middle East". Qatar has forged regional alliances independently of its fellow GCC states, drawing accusations from Saudi Arabia and its allies of serving Iranian interests.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:32

Wray is a litigation attorney with law firm King & Spalding in Washington and Atlanta . Democrats have accused Trump of firing Comey to upend the FBI's Russian Federation probe, which focused in large part on whether campaign aides coordinated with Moscow to hack Democratic groups during the election.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:13

Miles Harrison of suburban Washington recounted the highly publicized death of his adopted young son, when he forgot to drop him at daycare and left him in his vehicle at work on a hot July day nine years ago. "It's really not too much to ask to save the life of a child to add a little technology", added Janette Fennell, the president and founder of KidsandCars.org, a website dedicated to the safety of children around vehicles.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:46

Under a range of United Nations Security Council resolutions, North Korea is banned from launching ballistic missiles or conducting tests using ballistic missile or nuclear technology. While North Korean scientists could be tweaking them — for instance, developing a new solid-fuel short-range missile — the North tests these shorter-range missiles much less than it does its less dependable, longer-range missiles.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:07

The projectiles were fired Thursday from the North Korean eastern coastal town of Wonsan and likely flew about 200 kilometers (125 miles), South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. "Obviously, the pressure China puts on South Korea has taken effect". They fear negative economic and environmental effects, and many say the system is primarily meant to protect USA forces in southern areas since its reach would not cover the bulk of the population in Seoul .

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:36

On Tuesday , Jordan announced that it would downgrade its own diplomatic ties to Qatar and work to revoke licenses for the Doha-based multinational broadcaster Al-Jazeera. Turkey's parliament on Wednesday approved deploying troops to a Turkish base in Qatar under a previously agreed plan, in a move seen as a sign of support for Doha .

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:33

Troops have so far cleared about half the city of militants from the Abu Sayyaf and Maute groups and the foreign fighters backing them, but the insurgents have broken up into small groups and have proved elusive, according to Zia Alonto Adiong, a spokesman for the Lanao del Sur provincial government.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:10

According to the military, search teams on Thursday morning found the bodies of a man, woman and a child as well as a wheel, several life jackets and some luggage. A Shaanxi Y-8 plane went missing while flying over the sea from Myeik to Yangon on Wednesday. Though it is monsoon season in Myanmar, there were no reports of storms in the area at the time of the flight.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:01

There are no immediate reports on damages inflicted to the embassy premises. "No personnel were injured", the embassy said on its Facebook page. A criminal proceeding was opened into the incident pursuant to Article 258 (terrorist act) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:05

The UAE added that Qatar had failed to abide by its agreement regarding the return of GCC diplomats to its capital, Doha , which was agreed in the US-Islamic Summit - attended by US President Trump - held in Saudi Arabia in May. A State Department official says the USA believes it is most effective for countries in the region to resolve the conflict among themselves. The alleged hack saw Qatar News Agency report that its leader, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani , condemned ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:39

In addition, Egypt, accuses Qatar of using the media to incite terror groups and providing a safe haven for the Muslim Brotherhood , a proscribed group in Egypt, and which has been linked to some terror merchants in the region. "It's a mixed bag with Qatar", said Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, summing up America's strategic conundrum. Corker said: "We know that our Arab friends have differences, right?" At a separate briefing, State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said the U.S.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:50

The Pentagon on Tuesday renewed praise of Qatar for hosting a vital US air base and for its "enduring commitment to regional security", sticking to a message of reassurance even as President Donald Trump , via Twitter, applauded a decision by Arab powers to cut ties to the Gulf ally.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:29

All three of the attackers were shot dead by police . The suspect, identified as a 30-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of "commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts", the Metropolitan Police said in a statement early Wednesday.