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by | June 10, 2017 | 19:45

The incident took place in the Loy Bagh area of Nad Ali district on Friday, said Razia Baluch, a provincial council member from the southern province. Helmand is a stronghold of Taliban, and the insurgents effectively control 10 of Helmand's 14 districts. Smoke rises from the site of a suicide attack after a blast in Kabul , Afghanistan June 3.

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:49

Protracted negotiations over the formation of a new government - or even a second general election in 2017 - could put back the start of formal talks, squeezing even further the limited time available to forge a complex withdrawal agreement and a separate deal on future trade arrangements.

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:30

No obstruction". Later it emerged the intelligence committee is asking White House lawyers whether there are any tape recordings or memos of Mr Comey's conversations with Mr Trump . "We have to build those numbers up because we're just not going to get votes" from Democrats, he said. Trump had stayed unusually quiet on Thursday, refraining from weighing in on the testimony gripping the country both on Twitter and at several public appearances.

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:54

Palestinian political prisoners in Israel are on an indefinite hunger strike protesting against the degrading conditions in the prisons, the restrictions imposed on family visits and the very nature of their detention. Prison officials told Channel 2 that hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouti negotiated the additional monthly visit in a phone conversation with PA Minister of Civil Affairs Hussein al-Sheikh.

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:57

Speaking at a ceremony marking the 50 anniversary of the Six Day War at the armored corps memorial at Latrun, Netanyahu said Israel seeks "true peace" with its neighbors, but must ensure its own security. The war ended six days later with Israel's swift victory, after which it occupied the West Bank , East Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip and the Golan Heights.

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:58

The Alameda County district attorney claims the pair "knowingly created a fire trap with inadequate means of escape", giving concert-goers one exit on the night of the fire in an illegally constructed staircase. The Ghost Ship warehouse. People described extension cords running willy-nilly throughout the building and also described it as a deathtrap and a tinderbox, according to The Mercury News .

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:31

Local media reports in Melbourne said the airport was in lockdown temporarily. He added that the incident was not terrorism related. Photographs on Twitter taken by passengers show heavily armed police boarding the plane after its return to Melbourne .

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:07

The special election will happen two weeks from today. "I do not support a livable wage", Handel said . Ossoff also avoided talking about Trump on the occasion of the April 18 special election, when he fell just short of winning the race outright and secured the top spot in the June 20 runoff against Handel.

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:29

Rogers called the conversations "classified" and said it was inappropriate to discuss them "in an open forum". Asked if he would be forthcoming in such a setting, Coats said he meant to, but did not know yet whether the White House would block such discussion by asserting that executive privilege covers his conversations with the president.

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:39

May, who became prime minister after Britain's June 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union , called the election three years early in a bid to strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiations. The Brexit negotiations are slated to begin on June 19. Echoing the kind of trade negotiation that Pena Nieto's government says it wants in negotiating with the U.S.to modernize Nafta, Merkel said the revised Mexico-EU deal can be "a classical situation where everyone wins".

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:15

Two sources close to POTUS say #45 can't get over the fact that Sessions recused himself from the federal investigation into Trump's campaign team, on which Sessions held a major role. Trump is reportedly souring on Sessions, ... "The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted", Trump said in one tweet .

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:36

Arab countries have put 12 organizations and 59 people they say are associated with energy rich Qatar on a terror sanctions list. Iran has offered to provide food to Qatar after Saudi Arabia closed the country's only land border and its own airspace for Qatari aircraft.

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:31

Some EU officials and members of the European Parliament took aim at British Prime Minister Theresa May - who called the UK's snap election in an attempt to strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks - and the wider Conservative Party. The prime minister says she will form a government with the Democratic Unionist Party from Northern Ireland , which won 10 seats. Theresa May has "lost her bet" by holding a general election and failing to win a majority, the EU's economy commissioner has ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:19

The attacks in Tehran this week will only "reinforce hatred" for the United States and Saudi Arabia, Iran's supreme leader said on Friday at a funeral for those killed. It came after Mohammad Hossein Zolfaghari, a deputy interior minister, told state television that "law enforcement activities may increase". An Iranian news report says that Tehran is investigating the potential role of Saudi Arabia in Wednesday's deadly dual militant attacks in Tehran.

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:28

Police on Thursday said they now held six suspects as part of their investigation into the attacks. Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called the White House comments "repugnant" and accused the United States of supporting terror. Saudi Arabia has said it was not involved. An official said previously that those who attacked the parliament complex had been dressed as women. Men in military uniform stand at a window in the Iranian Parliament building following an attack on Wednesday in ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:15

He added that the policeman's injuries were not too serious and that he was in a stable condition. "His colleague reacted with sang-froid and fired to ensure the attacked officer was not further injured", Collomb said. One tourist inside Notre Dame posted on Twitter: "Not the holiday experience wanted. We are here with our 2 terrified children". In the intervening months, there have been scattered incidents, most involving attacks on police and other security personnel.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:58

But there is a more fundamental issue with a privilege claim against Comey: Trump not only didn't invoke executive privilege in advance of Comey's hearing, in which the substance of his memos was discussed, he sent out a White House spokesperson early in the week to explicitly say that he would not be invoking privilege with regard to Comey's testimony .

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:29

Her party colleagues are furious at the losses chalked up, blaming Mrs May for calling an unnecessary election three years ahead of time, for running a disastrous campaign centred on her and her "strong and stable leadership", and for an unpopular manifesto that was designed by her inner circle.

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:01

Trump's approval rating now hangs around 39 percent in the RealClearPolitics polling average, a number that gives Democrats little incentive to work with the president and gives vulnerable Republicans heartburn. Later it emerged the intelligence committee is asking White House lawyers whether there are any tape recordings or memos of Mr Comey's conversations with Mr Trump .

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:40

Well, the mandate she's got is lost Conservative seats, lost votes, lost support and lost confidence. Corbyn's Labour Party now has 261 seats. She has already sought permission from the Queen at Buckingham Palace about forming a government in alliance with the DUP .

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:08

U.S. Army Col. Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the U.S. -led coalition in Iraq and Syria, told reporters Thursday that Iranian-backed forces were 20 miles within a "deconfliction" zone they had declared a week earlier in an attempt to de-escalate tensions and holding firm near the U.S.

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:00

Both US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reportedly spoken with the Emir of Qatar , Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, to urge dialogue. "Until today I have not witnessed Qatar give support to terror", Erdogan said in Istanbul , adding that the Arab states "declare foundations established to provide different services as terror organizations".

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:25

Dr Porter said the election campaign had shown that "people care deeply about the future of health and social care in this country" and said the next Government would have to make it its priority. The Democratic Unionist Party , which won 10 seats in Thursday's voting, is entering talks with the Conservatives to discuss how to work together in a new government.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:27

The Palestinian Hamas movement controlling the Gaza Strip Wednesday lambasted Saudi Arabia's condition to restore ties with Qatar adding that the current Qatar-Arab fallout will favor Israel , which will exploit the situation against the Palestinian people.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:09

Spicer's remarks came after The New York Times reported that Trump had vented intermittently about Sessions since the attorney general recused himself from any Russia-related investigations conducted by the Department of Justice. The feud between Donald Trump and Confederate elf statue Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III appears more serious by the day. Trump's executive order that banned travel from seven predominately Muslim nations was blocked by federal judges in February.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:01

Often, lawmakers react to Trump's tweets by saying something to the effect of: They're just tweets. After reporters pressed again, Trump said he would disclose that "in a very short period of time ". Trump's "honest and unfiltered" message is going to get his policies blocked and his ass impeached . The president instead allowed surrogates to respond on Thursday, including his son, Donald Trump Jr., who posted dozens of tweets to his own account mocking Comey.

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:26

US President Donald Trump punched back Friday against James Comey and his dramatic Capitol Hill testimony, claiming "complete vindication" and slamming the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director for leaking documents about their private conversations.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:04

Authorities believed at the time they could be heading to NY to visit their biological mother. Police said they left a handwritten note saying that their father had unrealistic standards, CBS2's Janelle Burrell reported. They were found at their godmother's home in Pompano Beach, and investigators believe they were there the entire time authorities were looking for them.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:13

After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers would keep their jobs, including finance minister Philip Hammond, May is expected to continue to appoint the government that will take on one of the most demanding negotiations in British history.May said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament.

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:09

But Friday, supporters of the country's leading Conservative Party were coming to terms with a parliamentary minority. Asked to guarantee she will not have to resign, he said: "It's very early in the evening and we'll have to wait and see".

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:01

Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, seized on Comey's admission that he had orchestrated the public release of the information. For all of the things that came into clearer focus with Thursday's testimony from fired FBI Director James Comey , plenty of other questions remain.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:47

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a slew of criticism after a failed election campaign left her short of a parliamentary majority and fighting for survival as the clock ticks down to the start of Brexit talks. Rachel Sheard, who cast her vote near the site of the London Bridge attack, said the election certainly wasn't about Brexit. "It is not the outcome any of us would have wanted in the Conservative Party".

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:19

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard indirectly blamed Saudi Arabia for the attacks. In a message read at the funeral, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that the attacks will add to what he said was the hatred Iranians harbor towards the United States and Saudi Arabia - a major Sunni power and regional archrival of Shi'ite-ruled Iran.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:28

While May lost her majority, she's staying put with a minority government and the help of the Democratic Unionist Party . After months of polls suggesting the Tories were comfortably ahead, this morning's election result was a shocker. Members of May's own party were also scathing. In an indication of the opposition to Mr Timothy and Ms Hill, former minister Anna Soubry had called for them to be sacked while Mrs May's former communications chief Katie Perrior, who left Downing Street when ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:50

Earlier, Trump fired back at Comey , accusing him of leaking information. "I didn't say that", Trump said . In Senate testimony , Comey said he wrote records of his conversations with Trump "immediately" after they took place - something he did not do with Trump's predecessor President Barack Obama - because he was concerned about Trump's conduct.