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Global Media US Reports Successful Anti-ICBM Missile Test
Author: 0 US Reports Successful Anti-ICBM Missile Test

Syring said the test showed that the USA was "ahead of where we think the threat will go" from North Korea for the next several years. Vice Admiral Jim Syring, the director of the Missile Defense Agency, said the test proves the US has the capability to defend itself from any missile threats posed by potential adversaries.

Author: 0 Trump slams 'watered down travel ban'

The high court also is being asked to uphold the constitutionality of the Trump travel policy, which lower courts have blocked because it shows anti-Muslim prejudice. With the confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court pick earlier this year, the court retains a 5-4 conservative majority, while the lower courts that have ruled thus far have been more liberal-leaning.

Author: 0 Iraq starts new assault on Islamic State group in Mosul

The fall of the city would, in effect, mark the end of the Iraqi half of the "caliphate" declared almost three years ago by Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, which also covers parts of Syria. Zimmerman, who helps advise a brigade from the Iraqi Ninth division, said forces had made some gains. Yet with such a small amount of the city still held by the militants and so many Iraqi forces attacking at once, Zimmerman said it will hard to marshal and coordinate USA -led aircraft in the ...

Global Media North Korea says rejects new sanctions, to continue nuclear program
Author: 0 North Korea says rejects new sanctions, to continue nuclear program

The statement said the latest resolution was said to have been put together by the United States and China in the "back room". "China is a significant economic and trading power". "And we urge all nations to resolve their disputes peacefully and in accordance with the worldwide rules-based order". North Korea on Sunday denounced the new sanctions imposed two days earlier by the U.N.

Global Media China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea
Author: 0 China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea

China and other nations must strengthen efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday (June 5), while also calling out Beijing over its South China Sea activities. "The U.S.is ceaselessly trying to form tension" on the Korean Peninsula, Pyongyang said. The siren "rang all of a sudden while we were picking grass, so that scared me", said Taison Ito, a 10-year-old fifth grader.

Global Media Five countries cut ties with Qatar over 'terrorism' support
Author: 0 Five countries cut ties with Qatar over 'terrorism' support

Qatar, which will host the 2022 football World Cup, is a member of the US-led coalition to defeat the Islamic State group. The conflict between Qatar and its neighbors began late last month, following the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh May 20-21, when the Qatar News Agency posted a speech on behalf of the country's emir supporting improved relations with Iran .

Global Media PM To Attend UN Oceans Conference In NY, USA
Author: 0 PM To Attend UN Oceans Conference In NY, USA

The Call takes note of the Paris Agreement on climate change . This event is critical because it will, for perhaps the first time, focus the worldwide community on how critical our oceans to our life and livelihoods. "The Conference will explore how to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 14, which seeks to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development", said Wu Hongbo, Conference Secretary-General and Under-Secretary-General of the UN ...

Author: 0 British PM May says she does not predict election results

Corbyn's comments prompted surprise among some in Labour - with some seeing them as a demand for May to quit today - and soon after he clarified them by saying: "We've got an election this Thursday and that's perhaps the best opportunity to deal with it".

Global Media Breaking ties with Qatar
Author: 0 Breaking ties with Qatar

Six countries, including Saudi Arabia and Egypt , had all coordinated on Monday to accuse the wealthy Gulf state of supporting terrorism, which Qatar has denied. Egypt is halfway through its annual LNG cargo delivery program for the year, with 50 shipments left to arrive, of which at least 10 are of Qatari origin, a Cairo-based energy source said.

Author: 0 Raids and arrests after London Bridge attack

Here is what we know about the attack, which came 12 days after a suicide bombing in Manchester and just days ahead of Britain's general election on Thursday. London's police chief has said the attackers have been identified, but the names have not been officially released. She said five credible plots have been disrupted since March.

Author: 0 London attack: Police know identities of killers

Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that seven other French nationals are hospitalized, four of them in serious condition. After militants killed seven people and injured 48 in London , British Prime Minister Theresa May resumes campaigning on Monday (June5) just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted.

Author: 0 Corbyn calls for May to resign as PM over police cuts

In a series of early morning tweets, Trump urged the Justice Department to ask for an "expedited hearing" at the high court and seek a "much tougher version" of the order temporarily blocking entry to the USA from a half-dozen majority Muslim countries.

Author: 0 May says she does not predict election results

He has accused Mrs May of trying to protect the public on the cheap, cutting 20,000 police officers, despite warnings from the Police Federation that this would affect public safety. In a speech at the Royal United Services Institute, where she had launched her campaign for the Tory leadership just under a year ago, she said: "Jeremy Corbyn seems to think that any deal - no matter what the price, no matter what the terms - is better than no deal".

Author: 0 Climate action continues despite U.S. withdrawal: COP22 President

With the United States virtually isolated on the world stage, a string of administration officials have sought to justify the decision to abandon the 195-nation Paris deal curbing global emissions. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on Friday he had not had the opportunity to talk to Trump about his views. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the EU's most powerful leader, pledged "more decisive action than ever" to protect the climate after Trump's "highly regrettable" decision.

Author: 0 London attack: Corbyn calls on May to resign over police cuts

The UK Labour Party improved its positions by 1 percentage point over the past week, though the Conservatives still maintain a 11-percent lead over the Labour three days ahead on general election , a fresh ICM poll showed Monday. Later in the interview, Corbyn said the upcoming election might be a better way of removing May. "Throughout my many years in politics I have always been very clear, I never set expectations of that sort and I never predict election results", May said, when asked ...

Global Media India needn't panic over countries snapping ties with Qatar, says migration expert
Author: 0 India needn't panic over countries snapping ties with Qatar, says migration expert

Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have severed diplomatic and transport links with Qatar as a result of its support for Islamist groups, deepening the split between Gulf nations. Qatar is now ruled by Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, who at 27 years of age is extremely inexperienced "and totally unprepared for a scenario like this", said Avidar.

Global Media Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar
Author: 0 Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar

Qatar has always been accused of funding worldwide terror groups as a defense strategy, essentially paying "protection" money to global terror groups in order to ensure that they are not attacked, said Amidror. The crisis comes after U.S. President Donald Trump's recent visit to Saudi Arabia for a summit with Arab leaders. "We are friends, we've been friends now for a long time, haven't we?" Cavusoglu said: "We are saddened by the existing picture".

Global Media United Kingdom opposition leader calls on prime minister to quit
Author: 0 United Kingdom opposition leader calls on prime minister to quit

The Labour leader said that May "presided over" cuts to police staff when she was Home Secretary and said that "we do have a problem now because of the cut to police numbers". Her tenure at the Home Office saw 20,000 fewer police officers on the country's streets as a result of government cuts. She added: "It is also about the powers you give to the police and I have been responsible for giving the police extra powers to deal with terrorism".

Global Media Maharashtra farmers' bandh call gets lukewarm response
Author: 0 Maharashtra farmers' bandh call gets lukewarm response

An orange farmer from Amravati, Rishikesh Sontakke said there is enough produce in the fields but the farmers are not getting the right rates. "We have no connection whatsoever with the strike which is continuing", he said. The Kisan Kranti Core Committee from Puntambe in Ahmednagar had made seven major demands: complete farm loans waiver package, total implementation of the MS Swaminathan Committee report, adequate minimum support prices, zero interest credit to farmers, pension for farmers ...

Author: 0 Homes raided following London terror attack

Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a stark assessment of the threat facing the United Kingdom, saying that although there was no direct link between the three incidents, "terrorism breeds terrorism". On the two as-yet unidentified Australians, Mr Turnbull said the government had "very real concerns". May responded to the attack by calling for an overhaul of the strategy used to combat extremism, including a demand for greater global regulation of the internet, saying big internet companies ...

Author: 0 'Absolutely' no income tax rise for high earners, say Tories

With the general election now less than a week away it was an opportunity for May and Corbyn to defend their respective plans for government. Theresa May has rejected accusations that she went back on her word by going to the polls, telling voters: "I had the balls to call an election".

Global Media Qatar asks citizens to leave UAE within 14 days
Author: 0 Qatar asks citizens to leave UAE within 14 days

Qatari troops will also be banned from Yemen , where a Saudi-led coalition has for the past two years been battling Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in a proxy war that has killed 13,000 civilians and brought the country to the brink of starvation.

Global Media UAE: Emirates, Etihad and FlyDubai suspend flights to Qatar
Author: 0 UAE: Emirates, Etihad and FlyDubai suspend flights to Qatar

The restrictions on Qatar are more severe than during a previous eight-month rift in 2014, when Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE withdrew their ambassadors from Doha , again alleging Qatari support for militant groups. Airspace and sea traffic would also be affected, the countries that launched the measures said. The Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-backed rebels in Yemen said it had expelled Qatar from the group.

Global Media Stocks in Qatar Plunge After Arab States Cut Ties
Author: 0 Stocks in Qatar Plunge After Arab States Cut Ties

Saudi Arabia's Ports Authority notified shipping agents on Monday not to receive vessels carrying Qatari flags or ships that are owned by Qatari companies or individuals. As for the USA response, both Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis say they don't think the decision will affect the fight against terrorism.

Author: 0 Justin Bieber breaks down in tears at One Love Manchester gig

And Coldplay's Chris Martin brought Grande out so her could serenade her with his rendition of Oasis' Don't Look Back in Anger , which has become an anthem for Mancunians in the weeks since 22 people were killed as they exited Ariana's concert at the Arena.

Author: 0 Billions spent on settlers since Israel captured West Bank

But Jordan had received disinformation from Egypt , claiming massive, successful attacks inside Israel, and Jordan joined the war against Israel. The war also saw the capture of the Golan Heights, Gaza and the Sinai, and displaced up to 325,000 Palestinians.

Global Media Four Taiwanese confirmed dead in Philippine casino resort attack
Author: 0 Four Taiwanese confirmed dead in Philippine casino resort attack

Dozens of people have been killed after a gunman burst into a casino in the Philippine capital, Manila , firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, according to officials. Police Senior Superintendent Tomas Apolinario said the car's owner was being questioned and had denied knowing the gunman. Philippine authorities have said they suspect the man was trying to rob the casino and that there was no evidence it was a terrorist attack.

Global Media UK opposition leader urges PM to quit over police cuts
Author: 0 UK opposition leader urges PM to quit over police cuts

Mrs May went on: "We have protected counter terrorism policing budgets, we have also provided funding for an increase in the number of armed police officers and since 2015 we have protected overall police budgets - and that's despite the fact that Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party in the House of Commons suggested that police budgets could be cut".

Global Media Qatar asks citizens to leave UAE within 14 days -embassy
Author: 0 Qatar asks citizens to leave UAE within 14 days -embassy

However, possibilities of restoring diplomatic ties between the states and Qatar can not be ruled out as Kuwait, also a member of the GCC, had attempted to mediate in the crisis, rather than follow suit. Emirates, in a separate statement , said its suspension of flights to Qatar begins on Tuesday, June 6. State-linked media in the region ignored Qatar's denial and continued to report the comments, while Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt blocked access to Al Jazeera ...

Author: 0 Pound To Euro Exchange Rate: Sterling Slips After Predictions Of Hung Parliament

Theresa May's Conservative Party is just 3 points ahead of Jeremy Corbyn's Labour in a poll published Thursday, a week before the United Kingdom election. However, if their projections about young people coming out to vote are wrong, the Tories would likely win a convincing victory. YouGov used a complicated method to work out its latest figures, not based on a single poll, but on the responses of 50,000 people who have taken part in other YouGov polls.

Global Media Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
Author: 0 Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Hua said China had always respected freedom of navigation but opposed shows of military force in the South China Sea in the name of such exercises as threats to China's sovereignty and security. The secretary left Singapore today and has arrived in Sydney , where he will participate in a U.S. President Donald Trump - who frequently denounced China on the campaign trail - has turned to Beijing to help rein in North Korea's weapons programme, prompting concerns among Asian ...

Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May's Conservative Party see poll lead narrow again

However, until now no poll has suggested that the Conservatives could lose their majority in parliament. The detailed poll results show that a Tory lead of 20 points in Labour's marginal seats at the beginning of the campaign has now shrunk to five points, according to ICM.

Author: 0 London terror attacks: Trump criticised for tweets against city Mayor

Police shot the three terrorists dead within eight minutes of the violence erupting. RNZ London correspondent Natalie Powell said there was growing concern in Britain, given that is seems very hard for police to stop the threat, or predict where it could be coming from.

Author: 0 Jeremy Paxman returns to pugilistic style in May v Corbyn battle

So the central question in this election is: "who has the will - and crucially the plan - to make a success of Brexit so that we can build the stronger, fairer, more prosperous Britain we want and need?" she will say. Theresa May was left licking her wounds after Jeremy Paxman called her a "blowhard who collapses at the first sign of gunfire" during their live TV clash.

Global Media Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in Egypt
Author: 0 Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

The so-called Islamic State has taken credit for a Friday attack on Egypt's Coptic Christian that left 29 dead, according to the Associated Press . The bombers, striking on April 9, attacked St. Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed, reporting from the Libyan capital Tripoli, said residents of Derna "are very angry" about the airstrikes. Sisi also directly addressed US President Donald Trump , saying, "Your Excellency, I trust your ability to wage war on terrorism as your first priority, with ...

Author: 0 Severing ties with Qatar not solution for regional crisis: senior Iranian official

Qatar is also one of the major supporters of the Hamas government in Gaza, Palestine‎. Qatar's stock market suffered its largest fall in nearly a decade after Saudi Arabia led other Gulf states including United Arab Emirates and Egypt in cutting diplomatic ties, purportedly over protecting themselves from " terrorism and extremism".

Global Media Saudi Arabia suspends Qatari troops participation in war in Yemen
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia suspends Qatari troops participation in war in Yemen

Bahrain, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates also began withdrawing their diplomatic staff from Qatar as regional airlines quickly announced they'd suspend service to its capital, Doha , reported The Associated Press. Qatar Airways flies 14 aircraft to the UAE every day. Qatar has adamantly denied that it funds extremist groups, despite claims from its regional neighbors and Western officials.

Author: 0 West Africa bloc agrees "in principle" on Morocco membership

Rabat- Morocco's King Mohamed VI has canceled plans to attend a West Africa summit this weekend in Liberia's capital due to the presence of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Netanyahu hopes that improved ties with African countries will translate into favorable voting patterns towards Israel at worldwide forums. Israel wants to seize this future with you.

Global Media Oil prices jump amid Qatar diplomatic rift
Author: 0 Oil prices jump amid Qatar diplomatic rift

The coordinated move, with Yemen and Libya's eastern-based government joining in later, created a dramatic rift among the Arab nations, many of which are in OPEC. The five main UAE and Bahraini airlines are halting flights to Doha as a diplomatic row escalates between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Bahrain and Yemen and states threaten to close their airspace to Qatar airlines.

Author: 0 Trump sees job gains in Paris exit. Trade wars could erase them

He also said that the pact puts the United States at the mercy of foreign powers; in fact, the agreement is voluntary. "Non-compliance with commitments in the Paris accord by a government which is the second-largest producer of greenhouse gases and is one of the most polluting countries, is unacceptable", said Ghasemi.

Author: 0 Many Qatar flights halted as Gulf crisis escalates

All four nations have halted air and sea travel between themselves and Qatar. The comments appeared to be criticizing Saudi Arabia and outraged the countries. Qatar also says the decision is a "violation of its sovereignty", vowing to its citizens it won't affect them. A potential shutdown of the pipeline would cause a "severe problem" in the UAE as demand for electricity peaks in the summer, Mills said.

Author: 0 Cavaliers to bring back sleeved black jerseys from '16 Finals

Through two games of the 2017 Finals, the occasionally volatile Green has kept his composure so f. The result already had James in a bad mood heading off the court despite his second triple-double of the playoffs. "And we forced them to 20 turnovers and they still beat us pretty good, so we got to be much better too", he said. GOLDEN STATE (132 ) - Durant 13-22 3-3 33, Green 4-8 1-2 12, Pachulia 1-2 0-0 2, Curry 7-17 14-14 32, K.Thompson 8-12 2-3 22, Barnes 0-1 0-0 0, West 1-2 0-0 2, ...

Author: 0 Turkey PM says battle to retake IS capital in Syria has begun

The YPG-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have been Washington's principal partner in the anti-Daesh fight. The Raqqa operation has been a deep source of tension between Washington and Ankara because of U.S. "We will begin in a few days", said Jihan Sheikh Ahmed, spokeswoman for the SDF's "Wrath of the Euphrates" operation to capture Raqqa, speaking Saturday.

Global Media French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ
Author: 0 French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

Add it all up, and it means that there will be a first-time major title victor at the end of the tournament. Meanwhile, Croatia's Petra Martic will face women's fifth seed Elina Svitolina in the fourth round after beating 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 6-1.

Global Media Etihad airline suspends flights to Qatar
Author: 0 Etihad airline suspends flights to Qatar

The crisis was likely to have wide-ranging consequences, not just for Qatar and its citizens but around the Middle East and for Western interests. The host of the football World Cup 2022 said it has been subjected to an "incitement campaign based on fabrications, which reflects an intention to harm Qatar".

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