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by | June 09, 2017 | 10:01

Wednesday's attacks on Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, which also wounded more than 50 people, were the first claimed by IS in Iran. Only a month ago, the Saudi crown prince, while ruling out any possible dialogue with Tehran , stated that the struggle for regional influence will "take place inside Iran", implying that regime change and support for armed resistance inside Iran were cards on the table.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:59

But Khan doubled down on his stance just hours after Trump criticized his response to the London terror attack. Khan's spokesperson said Trump took the mayor's words out of context. He claimed Mr Khan, who has been busy working in conjunction with the security services and held a vigil for victims of the attack, was not doing enough to tackle terrorism in the wake of the atrocities.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:09

Nashville's lead was short-lived. The Pittsburgh Penguins are averaging 3.4 goals per game and are scoring on 23.1 percent of their power plays . "Just a little bit of a wakeup call", Wilson said. "He's excellent, made huge, huge saves for us at key times in this game, specifically one down low on his pad where he kept close, got the rebound and covered it up, even with them crashing the net", Penguins forward Chris Kunitz said.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:56

Comey's accusations could further mire Trump's administration in legal difficulties, as special counsel Robert Mueller and several congressional committees investigate alleged Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election and whether Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:55

Macron confirmed that there was indeed a deeper significance to the prolonged handshake he shared with Trump. With their jaws clenched, their faces alternating between smiles and grimaces, the two men shook hands until the knuckles of Mr.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:23

But even a slim Tory majority is unlikely to be convincing enough to suggest that Theresa May's election gamble has paid off. The Prime Minister has described the general election today as the most important election in her lifetime as Britain prepares to start on Brexit talks this summer.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:26

The U.N. human rights office said Thursday it has credible reports that the Daesh terrorist group has killed more than 230 civilians trying to flee Iraq's western Mosul since May 26. "Sources reported that the civilians were fleeing armed clashes between ISIL and the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF)". The human rights group alleges that some of the attacks may have been illegal under global humanitarian law for resulting in "disproportionate civilian harm in comparison to the military ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:09

The current policy allows such activities in the bird's habitat but establishes protections to ensure the sage grouse , which has dropped in population from the millions to between 200,000 and 500,000, does not become extinct. Matt Mead , a Republican. It's hard to know exact sage grouse population numbers, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimates somewhere between 200,000 to 500,000 sage grouse live across the range.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:46

Are you surprised that no one wants to be Trump's lawyer? "When the President tweets , we should treat those words as formal", Neiss said . And that's all thanks to Twitter . Lawyers and veterans of past scandals have called Trump's Twitter feed a "gold mine" that provides investigators with a timeline of Trump's thoughts and opinions and could also be used to establish intent.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:32

We're learning new details about a local woman accused of leaking classified information to the media. She lived alone in a rented Battle Row home with her pets. She adopted a military posture when she stood. Her stepfather, Gary Davis , told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that regardless of her politics, she's still a patriot.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:53

May had unexpectedly called the snap election seven weeks ago, even though no vote was due until 2020. May became prime minister through a Conservative Party leadership contest when predecessor David Cameron resigned after the referendum.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:13

Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed what he called the " repugnant White House statement". "Iranian people reject such United States claims of friendship". "In this case, since we do not want to make slogans and unsubstantiated remarks, it is early to say that it was from the Saudi Arabia ". In twin terrorist attacks Wednesday, militants stormed Iran's parliament and the tomb of the country's spiritual leader.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:09

David Miller was the only South Africa batsman to offer any real resistance, hitting a patient 75 not out, and he and Chris Morris (28) added 47 for the seventh wicket, although it remained a case of grinding out the runs until the last five overs.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:33

A third Chinese national managed to evade the kidnappers while a passerby was shot in the foot when he tried to intervene. There had been no claims of responsibility until Thursday, when the Syria-based terrorist group's global media outlet, the Amaq News Agency, announced the executions.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:41

FILE - In this June 6, 2013 file photo, the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. "The NSA report, dated May 5, provides details of a 2016 Russian military intelligence cyberattack on a USA voting software supplier, though there is no evidence that any votes were affected by the hack", CNN reports.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:24

Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain announced Monday they were severing diplomatic relations and closing air, sea and land links with Qatar . "Any de-escalation to the crisis is likely to require a leadership change in Qatar ", Control Risks, a consulting firm, wrote in an assessment of the crisis.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:07

The attackers struck at Iran's most potent symbols: its parliament complex in Tehran and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini who led the 1979 Islamic revolution. The Islamic State group claimed the Tehran attacks; no link has emerged of Saudi Arabia's involvement. Both attacks were claimed by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), the jihadist organization based in Iraq and Syria.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:03

Department of Health and Human Services. Handel is betting on the Republican leanings of a district that has elected Newt Gingrich, a former House speaker; Johnny Isakson, now Georgia's senior US senator; and Tom Price , who resigned to become Trump's health secretary.

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:13

Every Indian will remember the steel mills in Bhilai and Bokaro, the Bhakra-Nangal hydropower plant, as well as photos taken from the Soyuz T-11 spacecraft by Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian in space, Modi said. The Internet is going insane about German Chancellor Angela Merkel "overlooking" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's gesture to shake hands with her.Chancellor Angela Merkel told her Bavarian allies in a beer tent in Munich on Sunday that Europe could no longer completely rely on its ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:24

Paris police say an unidentified assailant has attacked a police officer near the Notre Dame Cathedral, and the officer then shot and wounded the attacker. She said police had sectioned off an area around the cathedral and down the street. Officers later discovered the man was carrying a hammer and kitchen knives, as well as a student identity card indicating he was from Algeria.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:25

Instead of catching crooks and sniffing out explosives, he much preferred getting belly tickles and cuddles from strangers, reports the BBC . Gavel's good nature put an end to his chances of being a police dog, but the pup has a new career, thanks to the governor of Queensland .

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:44

He noted that there's a "white savior complex" present in society that has placed all the focus on the three men who stood up to Christian, rather than addressing the daily, lived experience of racism and Islamophobia that young people like Destinee and her friend face.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:21

Some countries such as Ethiopia said Trump's decision would make things harder for the least developed nation, but there were no plans for anyone to quit the Paris pact. He said he would notify the UN Secretary General and the climate change secretariat that USA cities, states, businesses and others would aim to meet the US's commitment to reducing emissions 26 per cent below the 2005 levels by 2025.

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:07

With the state facing yet another budget shortfall of $900 million, government leaders decided that enough was enough. "On each thousand of taxable income in that bracket, it's a difference of $4", Rep. "Congratulations to Kansas for voting to roll back outrageous tax cuts for the wealthy that devastated the state". "This does move the state of Kansas forward".

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:21

Same-sex couples will be able to marry in some churches in Scotland after religious authorities on Thursday agreed to change texts stating marriage is between a man and a woman, the first such move for a major Christian church in Britain. The step we have taken today is a momentous one. "The Churches of the Anglican Communion are autonomous and free to make their own decisions on canon law".

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:49

They elected someone who had never been inside of government and quite frankly didn't spend a lot of time interacting with government except at the local level. Comey said he became concerned that Trump was trying to create "some sort of patronage relationship". Mueller and several congressional committees are investigating what U.S.

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:29

Trump, who realised the hullabaloo his tweet had stirred up on the micro-blogging site, deleted it and posted another tweet that only added to the chaos - "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". Since Trump coined the new term " covfefe ", social media has erupted with hilarious reactions. The Twitter reactions engendered secondary trending topics like "Urban Dictionary", which was among the most-discussed topics on Twitter as users took to the crowd-sourced internet ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:52

He has said cuts in the number of police officers have had an impact on the ability to prevent attacks. During the confrontation, passers-by can be seen throwing objects at the attackers before the last victim is shown stumbling away. British police have named the third of the jihadis who killed seven people in a knife and van attack in London as Youssef Zaghba believed to be an Italian national of Moroccan descent.

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:53

By comparison, the first trial jury consisted of six white women, four white men, and two African-American women. Another excluded juror in the retrial criticized the University of Cincinnati police and said they should "never be allowed off campus".

by | June 09, 2017 | 05:03

At the briefing, ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe said the NEC wanted an inquiry into state capture as soon as possible. A string of ANC allies have also urged Zuma to go, among them the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), the South African Communist Party (SACP) and the South African Council of Churches (SACC).

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:28

After the attack, President Trump's eldest son, Donald Jnr, launched into a scathing attack on Mr Khan, sharing a six-month-old story by The Independent on Twitter which quoted the Mayor of London saying terror attacks were "part and parcel" of living in a global city.

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:28

In fact, according to the Rodong Sinmun newspaper , Kim said that he would "turn the (United States) into ashes", in a threat that came in response to Tuesday's historic test of a ground-based interceptor system created to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles - including nuclear-armed missiles headed toward the US mainland or other USA territory from North Korea.

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:22

Comey also revealed new details about his meeting with Trump during the transition when he briefed the President-elect on details of a salacious dossier drawn up by a former British spy that suggested that Russian Federation had incriminating information about him.

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:19

Iran faces particular challenges from climate change, having suffered years of worsening drought and dust storms, compounded by poor water resource management. The announcement comes just days after President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the accord. "We will address the issue and move on", he said.

by | June 09, 2017 | 03:46

The first meeting with Trump after the inauguration occurred on January 27, during a private dinner at the White House that Comey came to view as an attempt by the president to "create some sort of patronage relationship". "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", Comey remarked at one point, suggesting such evidence would back up his account over any claims from the president.