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by | June 13, 2017 | 04:58

Following the crisis, Iranian officials accused the USA of setting the scene for the escalating Gulf diplomatic crisis during President Donald Trump's recent trip to the Saudi Arabia. Qatar's Al Udeid Air Base is home to more than 11,000 USA and coalition forces and an important base for the fight against IS. On Wednesday, Mr. Trump spoke to Amir Sheikh Tameem Bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar, according to the White House.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:29

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insists "I can still be prime minister" as he vows to fight Theresa May's attempt to run a minority government "all the way". EU Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said it may now be possible to discuss closer ties between Britain and the EU than May had initially planned , given her election flop.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:19

But in spite of all the made-up hysteria about the Paris climate agreement , the Trump decision shouldn't be all that controversial. "The United States will continue to engage with key global partners in a manner that is consistent with our domestic priorities, preserving both a strong economy and a healthy environment ", the USA said in its statement , which was included in the broader climate change communique.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:31

It's projected for the Conservatives to remain the largest party on 315 to 321 seats - with 326 required for a majority. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to hold on to power after suffering a major blow in Thursday's election in which voters took away her Conservative Party's majority in Parliament.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:11

That operation to get him prompted the Maute-led forces to "prematurely" set in motion the siege of Marawi on May 23, though the strength and stealth of the terrorists in that premature execution did not seem to indicate any lack of planning.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:58

Kim has been pushing ahead with his weapons program at a rate that has alarmed analysts and policymakers, ordering the launches of a variety of rockets that appear part of his ambition to obtain an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the mainland United States.

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:38

Eric Houck, Sgt. William Bays and Cpl. The operations are now conducted under the name of Hamza operations by the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces who are also receiving air support from the USA forces based in Afghanistan. However, a spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar said at least three civilians were killed when the convoy returned fire, according to The New York Times.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:29

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and their allies are also seeking guarantees that Qatar's government will stop its alleged financing of Middle East extremist groups and sever relations with the political leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood, a global Islamist movement, according to these officials.

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:04

Sessions could be asked about that part of Comey's testimony, as well as his role in Comey's firing last month . For his part, Comey said last week he believes he was sacked because of the Russian Federation inquiry. Republican Senator James Lankford, a member of the intelligence panel, said on CBS that decision had not been finalised, but, "I assume that this will be public".

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:01

While many members of the victorious England U20 squad found game time hard to come by at club level this season, that wasn't the case with Calvert-Lewin, who made eleven Premier League appearances for Everton , scoring once. England nearly quashed Venezuela's rally in the 56th, but Josh Onomah's strike from distance rattled the crossbar. Calvert-Lewin's initial shot blocked, but he was able to put the rebound past the Venezuela keeper for the only goal of the game.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:40

Washington Convention Center and the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, partially subsidized by Maryland taxpayers. The lawsuit alleges Trump violated the U.S. The Justice Department says the emoluments clause shouldn't apply to Mr. Trump's situation because it was an existing business and customers are paying market rates.

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:25

To return to my opening question with another rhetorical question, is it even possible to be too cynical about anything in Donald Trump's orbit? Comey himself had a riveting appearance before the same Senate panel last week , with some key moments centered on Sessions.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:20

The request from the Journal sought recordings or transcripts of any recordings made after January 20 at the White House . Trump in May appeared to suggest that he recorded his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey. On Friday, Trump wouldn't quash rumors about the tapes when he told reporters "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future", adding, "Oh, you're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry".

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:16

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled on Trump's Muslim ban and, as every other previous court ruling has determined, Trump's own words, as a candidate and as president, show the nefarious and unconstitutional intent behind his ban.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:37

The Conservatives are now in discussions about a possible "supply and confidence" deal with the Democratic Unionist Party. In 2010, the Conservatives formed a coalition government with the Liberal Democrats, the first formal coalition since Winston Churchill's government during World War II.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:52

The Daily Mail's vicious attacks on Jeremy Corbyn made MORE people vote for Labour , not less, this caller told LBC. "And I did say that I would eat this book", he said before munching on pages of the book. I am a spokesperson so I will sit here and eat my own book while you see your business. The professor of politics at the University of Kent was filmed eating pages of his book on Live TV and answering questions of the news anchor easily.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:49

Although Warren Gatland was clearly stung by the criticism that greeted his side's uninspiring first week in New Zealand , it seems he's done a good job of insulating his players from the grief. "But, more importantly, it's about a collective performance". Wales star Biggar will start at fly-half having shaken off his own head injury issue, and has ranked himself as the Lions' current third choice No.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:04

It was a bad night for the moderate parties as the SDLP have lost all three of its Westminster seats and the UUP lost all two of theirs. "It is no surprise that the DUP has agreed to prop up the pro-Brexit and pro-austerity Tory government of Theresa May", she said .

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:28

Ariana first shot to fame in the Nickelodeon series "Victorious", which earned her character Cat her own spinoff, "Sam & Cat". In a statement following the bombing, the Grammy nominee said, "My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester Attack and their loved ones".

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:51

His already very low popularity has plunged further amid the corruptions allegations. Temer took over from Rousseff a year ago after she was impeached for violating budget laws, in what her leftist allies dubbed a coup. That approval process in Congress could be lengthy and Temer is working daily to maintain enough support among legislators to defeat any eventual charges.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:58

Galletti and Scott Pruitt , Administrator of the US Environment Protection Agency, held a pre-summit meeting on Friday in which they agreed on the need to reduce food waste, which also has environmental implications. Trump's support. Scientists have known since the 19th century that burning coal, oil and gas spews carbon dioxide into the air, which then acts like a blanket to trap heat on Earth.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:56

Around the front you'd be hard-pressed to differentiate it from the S and around the back, it's effectively the same: a single HDMI output and a single HDMI input at the rear, two USB 3.0 ports on the back and one on the front, an infrared repeater and SP/DIF digital audio output, and an Ethernet port for wired internet.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:39

At least seven countries have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over its alleged support of terrorism. Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has repeatedly said the blockade of his country is in violation of worldwide law.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:17

The three previous tests were of ballistic missiles, with North Korea appearing determined to develop a missile capable of carrying a nuclear weapon and reaching the US mainland. It also warned that it has the technology to strike the USA mainland with a nuclear-tipped missile. As of June 9, North Korea has fired 16 missiles over 10 testing events.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:16

Angela Merkel has said Brexit negotiations should go ahead as scheduled in nine days' time - despite the United Kingdom being plunged into political turmoil by the General Election. The Prime Minister lost her majority and Ukip lost its leader in a disastrous General Election for both parties. Defending her party's stance on gay marriage in a recent interview, leader Arlene Foster insisted those who characterised the DUP as anti-gay were wide of the mark.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:04

In the video, reported by USA jihadi monitoring service SITE Intelligence, five masked supporters of the group said that it would target Iran's Shia majority after which the Saudi government's turn "will come". One of the attackers on Iran's parliament complex blew himself up on the fourth floor, while under siege by security forces, state broadcaster IRIB reported.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:08

Jack Reed, D-R.I., said he also has questions about Sessions' participation in Comey's firing - considering the firing came after Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation probe. The high-stakes testimony also takes place amid reported friction between Sessions and Trump, who criticized the attorney general's decision to recuse himself in the Russian Federation probe.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:42

Sirens blared in the streets of a Japanese city on Friday, the latest community to conduct evacuation drills in a region wary of the threat of North Korean missiles. Moon said after the new launches that his government "won't back off even a single step and make any compromise" on the issue of national security.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:42

President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, says her father felt "vindicated" and "incredibly optimistic" following fired FBI Director James Comey's congressional testimony last week. Comey testified that the FBI investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign did not extend to Trump himself during the time Comey was leading the FBI.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:54

Left back Jorge Villafana did not dress along with No. 4 goalkeeper Ethan Horvath and midfielder Alejandro Bedoya, who did not train with the main group Saturday. President Donald Trump. The moment? Facing rivals Mexico at the Estadio Azteca in a World Cup Qualifier. The American squad will reconvene for a July 1 global friendly against Ghana , before the start of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on July 7.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:30

When announcing the US was pulling out of the Paris accord Trump said his administration would begin negotiations either to re-enter the deal or set up a new agreement on “terms that are fair to the United States .”. "Respective of the importance to engage with longstanding allies and key worldwide partners, we approached the climate discussions head on from a position of strength and clarity", he said in a statement.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:14

Ferrell said each of the players introduced themselves and they took a group picture. Trump says it was one of the greatest games he ever watched. Hunter Renfrow notably caught the game-winning touchdown pass with one second remaining to beat Alabama.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:11

Scott Pruitt , head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is scheduled to fly back to the United States on Sunday afternoon for a meeting with Trump, declined to comment on how talks were proceeding in Bologna . "He also mentioned he wants to engage with the (UN's) Climate Change secretariat", she said. Trump announced this month that the U.S. would not be bound by Paris targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, saying they were unfairly damaging to the American economy and ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:45

Spicer called on the Russian government to immediately release all peaceful protesters. Navalny himself was detained as he left his home to head to the Moscow event. At least ten people were detained at a rally in the city of Vladivostok . There is a risk of violence as Mr Navalny's supporters descend on Moscow city centre for an unauthorised protest.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:21

Pakistan shares "good" ties with all Gulf countries and has been asked by the country's parliament to stay neutral in the crisis , while trying to resolve it. The statement said the initiative by Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates "is not confined to Qatar alone as the potential of Qatar is very limited", but is "one initiative among many in the right direction that envisages full realization of regional security and stability".