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by | June 10, 2017 | 07:34

The central bank directed banks and other financial institutions operating in the country to search for and freeze any accounts, deposits or investments belonging to any of the persons and entities on the list. The report was widely picked up by regional media outlets, which continued circulating it after Qatar's denial. Without this energy artery, Dubai's glittering skyscrapers would go dark for lack of power unless the emirate could replace Qatari fuel with more expensive liquefied natural ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 06:39

Mark Graff at the Pentagon. F-35 fighter flights at Luke Air Force Base were suspended after oxygen incidents. Lockheed Martin, the Virginia-based manufacturers of the F-35, the have sent an " action team " of engineers and maintenance specialists to examine the incidents, Graff said .

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:50

I mean, think of it. "I found him to be credible, candid and thorough", Collins said of Comey on MSNBC's "Morning Joe". Rendon, now in private practice at BakerHostetler, said she expects that, following Comey's testimony , "the investigation will expand to include possible obstruction of justice".

by | June 10, 2017 | 06:54

The gunman killed the man with a sawn-off shotgun, held a Colombian woman hostage, tampered with his Global Positioning System bracelet and shot the three officers before dying in a hail of bullets. ABC had reported that the Islamic state claimed responsibility for the siege through a published statement via Amaq news agency which is affiliated to the terror group.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:36

Mr Trump tweeted: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication". For his part, Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, has rejected the allegations made by Comey and denied the claim that the president asked the ex-FBI chief's loyalty.

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:56

It had risen to a seven-month high of $1.1285 a week ago as the dollar retreated broadly on weaker-than-expected US employment numbers.But the common currency was capped after the European Central Bank on Thursday cut its forecasts for inflation and said policymakers had not discussed scaling back its massive bond-buying program.The Australian dollar shed 0.2 percent to $0.7533 as the greenback firmed.It edged away from a six-week peak of $0.7568 scaled on Wednesday after data showed ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:23

The day before, UN Secretary-General António Guterres demanded an end to the occupation and called for a two-state solution, one Palestinian and one Israeli, living in peace. Fifty years later the West Bank remains occupied and the Gaza Strip is under a tight Israeli blockade. Israel hopes that by further dividing the Arabs, it can drive the minimum Palestinian demands-a sovereign, independent Palestinian state along the 1967 lines-even lower.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:06

The Metropolitan Police said they had arrested two suspects, 27 and 29 years old, on terrorism charges and a 33-year-old associate on drug charges in Ilford, east London . Asked if that had been a poor decision, Rowley said he had seen nothing yet to suggest it. The last time he spoke to Butt it wasn't obvious that he had been radicalised.

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:09

But the EU's inability to help bring peace to Syria or significantly influence events overseas, from Turkey to the Middle East, meant that soft power was not enough, Mr Juncker said. "Let me be very open about this", Ms Mogherini said. Speaking to German radio, he said: "We need a government that can act". Warning that he is losing patience, Juncker said the drastic step of launching infringement proceedings aimed to make clear that "decisions that have been made are applicable rules, even ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:04

House to pass the Financial CHOICE Act , legislation that begins to unwind the Dodd-Frank Act's overly complicated and burdensome response to the financial crisis of 2008. The American Bankers Association applauded the House vote, saying the bill would "fix financial rules that are holding back the USA economy, and doing little to enhance safety and soundness".

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:08

Jude Children's Research hospital while maintaining an expense ratio of just 12.3 percent". New York's Democratic attorney general is looking into the Eric Trump Foundation after reports emerged that the foundation may have funneled money to the Donald J.

by | June 10, 2017 | 06:17

In light of the deaths, the state's Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan took to Twitter to issue an emotional plea to farmers to end the violence. But instead of inviting all major farmer organisations leading the agitation for talks, the chief minister engaged with just one - the Bhartiya Kisan Sangh, which, like the BJP, is affiliated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:34

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by | June 10, 2017 | 05:07

Collomb said the man, who was also carrying kitchen knives, had shouted "this is for Syria" as he lunged at the officer. "We've gone from very sophisticated terrorism; now we are at a point where we have this basic terrorism using any basic tools they can find", Mr Collomb said in comments translated from French.

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:01

It then added, "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". Saudi Arabia has itself been a target of numerous lethal attacks by IS affiliates in the Arabian Peninsula, who see the kingdom's Western-allied leadership as heretics.

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:26

Armed followers of the Islamic State group carried out brazen attacks on two high-profile sites Wednesday - the parliament building and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Republic - adding to tensions in the Middle East.

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:38

The Times pinpointed a six- to eight-week recovery and return to baseball shape, putting Kiermaier out until early August. He's struggled this season defensively, committing six errors in 62 games. Featherston is on Rays' major league roster, and will get another shot at the big league level. Tampa Bay recalled outfielder Mallex Smith from Triple-A Durham.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:00

Butch Arbin , the head of Ocean City Beach Patrol , workers should document complaints of toplessness, but they shouldn't approach topless women - even if beachgoers request it. The town of Ocean City is still waiting for a response from the Attorney General. Ocean City, on Maryland's Eastern Shore, is a major beach destination for folks in the mid-Atlantic states.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:51

President Donald Trump does believe the world's climate is changing and humans bear some responsibility, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said in an interview . Trump cast his decision as one that puts the United States first, a central theme of his presidency. The US will "continue to be a leader in the environment ", but do so "under our terms", she added.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:22

The courageous youngster then bursts into tears of joy as she lifts her newborn brother Cayson Carraway up into the air for her mum to see. According to the post, the young girl even put her hand inside of the doctors and delivered the baby! Carraway says she cried during the "good moment" after seeing the emotions on her daughter's face.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:03

Bahrain , Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the UAE and several other countries cut their diplomatic and transport ties with Doha on June 5, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their archfoe Iran - charges that Qatar says are baseless.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:35

The distressed and tearful woman said she hated the man who killed her son. The officers were shot after the stand-off at an apartment building in the upmarket beachside suburb of Brighton, police said, adding that a second man had earlier been found dead from a gunshot wound.

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:19

U.S. President Donald Trump, who tweeted Tuesday about Qatar funding extremists, called Sheikh Tamim on Wednesday and offered to host leaders at the White House to resolve the crisis. Saudi Arabia and the UAE have mainly portrayed the move as a step to combat what they call Qatar's funding for terrorists . Reports that Qatari officials paid hundreds of millions of dollars to Iran-backed groups in an April deal to free 26 of its citizens kidnapped in Iraq past year has also been an ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 03:21

He pointed out that the mockup was easier to follow and neutralize because it flew slower than a North Korean ICBM, with a slower closure rate between target and interceptor as well. "North Korea has expanded the size and the sophistication of its ballistic missile forces from close-range ballistic missiles to intercontinental ballistic missiles ".

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:32

The separatist leadership has already given a general strike call for two days-Sunday and Monday-while on Tuesday they have asked the people to march to Tral to protest against the firing on the protestors at the encounter site. Another BJP leader was quoted as saying that stone pelters would be dealt with an iron fist. Police said except for six stone pelting incidents on Sunday those were handled with maximum restraint by the security forces, the valley remained peaceful.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:46

Israel was now in charge of more than a million non-Jews in the West Bank and Gaza. The proposed resolution, submitted by a long-time party activist, stated that "Israelis and Palestinians deserve to live in peace and security", and cited a July, 2016 State Department declaration that opposed settlement activity.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:19

Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson insisted there will not be a second referendum on independence "anytime soon" as she accused the SNP of "quietly ditching" the policy as a campaign tool in the General Election. Scotland should have a choice about our future at the end of the Brexit process. Writing in the Sunday Herald newspaper, the First Minister hit out at the "cruelty" and "financial incompetence" of the Conservatives as she urged Scots to say "enough is enough" in the June 8 election.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:12

Meanwhile, Kuwaiti Emir Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, who played a pivotal role in mediating a compromise in a 2014 diplomatic dispute between Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other Gulf states, flew to Qatar Wednesday night and met with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani.

by | June 10, 2017 | 02:39

He explained that Comey not only confirmed that Trump was never under FBI investigation, he also offered no evidence or testimony suggesting the president should be under investigation. In his public testimony, Comey did not disclose any links between Trump advisers and alleged Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 US presidential election, an issue that has distracted from White House policy goals such as overhauling the USA healthcare system and cutting taxes.

by | June 10, 2017 | 01:56

But at this time the Philippines government has concluded the identified Resorts World Manila gunman was a lone wolf attack by Jessie Javier Carlos and he was motivated by robbery, not terrorism. Some gamblers there were injured when they jumped from windows, attempting to escape, and the 36 people who were killed reportedly died from smoke inhalation, from fires that Carlos set.

by | June 10, 2017 | 01:54

Mr Khan called the president "ignorant" and "wrong" in interviews today his strongest remarks since the latest row began, and said the visit should be cancelled. Khan received support across the pond too, with his NY counterpart Mayor Bill de Blasio saying: "Mayor Sadiq Khan is doing an extraordinary job ..." After his election previous year, Khan tweeted criticism of then-candidate Trump's rhetoric, saying that his "ignorant view of Islam could make both our countries less safe".

by | June 10, 2017 | 03:28

Comey stop investigating anyone including the president never suggested that Mr. Comey 'let Flynn go, '" Kasowitz said. He is a good guy. "I think there's going to be a "he said, he said" thing on this and I don't have comment on it", Ryan said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 02:04

The body was recovered near Limehouse, downstream of London Bridge , at around 7.45pm on Tuesday by specialist officers from the marine police unit. Eight people are now known to have died in the attack in which assailants used a vehicle and knives against people in the busy London Bridge and Borough Market areas on Saturday night.

by | June 10, 2017 | 02:35

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. Her opponents say cuts she spearheaded as home secretary have left Britain more vulnerable to terrorism, after three attacks in less than three months.

by | June 10, 2017 | 02:23

Now, May's own party is turning against her. Anna Soubry, a senior Tory Member of Parliament, called May's campaign "dreadful" and said that the PM should "reconsider her position". However, they're likely to find it hard to enter into coalition with a smaller party like the Liberal Democrats, who are fundamentally opposed to Brexit.