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Author: 0 Qataris banned from Qantas flights to Dubai - airline executive

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told the broadcaster that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed the hack and the planting of fake news. Speaking in a rare interview, Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said Qatar has "chosen to ride the tiger of extremism and terrorism" and now needs to pay the price.

Global Media Usher missed Manchester concert to be with son
Author: 0 Usher missed Manchester concert to be with son

Grande Instagrammed a picture of the Eiffel Tower, and said she was still thinking of those who lost their lives during the concert tragedy. PLEASE record and release Somewhere Over The Rainbow as a charity single. "The only thing we'll feel here tonight is love, and positivity". "I admire her a lot for what she does", 16-year old French fan Azliz Roult told Reuters Television.

Global Media Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dead at 83
Author: 0 Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dead at 83

He added: His daughters and his relatives deserve to mourn in peace. He returned to Panama in December 2011 to serve his time there. The invasion ordered by President George H.W. Following Noriega's downfall, the country of Panama experienced widespread changes, including assuming control over the Panama Canal from the 1999, vastly expanding the waterway and enjoying a boom in tourism and real estate.

Author: 0 Trump weighs in on Gulf diplomatic rift

WASHINGTON/JEDDAH: Donald Trump on Tuesday waded into the Gulf diplomatic crisis, throwing his support behind the move by Saudi Arabia and several other nations to cut ties with Doha , saying the move could "be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism".

Global Media 'Too Much': Majority Of Voters Want The President Off Twitter
Author: 0 'Too Much': Majority Of Voters Want The President Off Twitter

Trump's critics charge that by tweeting whatever is on his mind, he appears unstable and unreliable, which is all the more problematic in a world which doubts America's credibility. The FAKE MSM is working so hard trying to get me not to use Social Media. The travel ban is one such example, as Sean Spicer had earlier chided reporters for calling it a travel ban before Trump's tweet affirmed that the president believed it was.

Global Media NBA Finals Game 3 has been a hurdle for Golden State Warriors
Author: 0 NBA Finals Game 3 has been a hurdle for Golden State Warriors

Tipoff at Quicken Loans Arena is 9 p.m. What channel is it on? Golden State was able to get away with their carelessness partly because of the fact that they were at home. Of the 32 previous times a team has led 2-0 in The Finals , it has gone on to win the series on 28 occasions (.875). "Well, they're really good when they play fast", said Kerr, who said he feels fine after returning to the bench in Game Two after missing six weeks with back issues.

Author: 0 British Police Search Address In London Bridge Attack Probe

Two of the twelve individuals have been released without charge, but the rest reportedly remain in custody. Police have said the attack lasted about eight minutes. LONDON (AP) - Police searching for a French man who has been missing since the London Bridge attack say they have recovered a body from the River Thames.

Global Media Police arrest man in connection to London terror attack
Author: 0 Police arrest man in connection to London terror attack

A number of people have been detained and are at present being spoken to", a statement said . Police said although Khuram B. had been known by police, "there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritized accordingly".

Global Media 12 killed as IS targets Iran Parliament, Khomeini mausoleum (Fifth Lead)
Author: 0 12 killed as IS targets Iran Parliament, Khomeini mausoleum (Fifth Lead)

About five hours later, Iranian media said four people who had attacked parliament were dead and the incident was over. Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly denounced the terror attacks on Iran's parliament and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic, vowing aid in the fight against global terrorism.

Global Media Philippines' Duterte voices confidence of win against Islamic extremists
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte voices confidence of win against Islamic extremists

Government forces have bombarded Marawi with air strikes and waged fierce street-to-street battles with hundreds of gunmen since they began a rampage through residential areas waving the black flags of the Islamic State. Police and fire services could not immediately be reached for comment. However troops have also held back from troops have held back from indiscriminately bombing at the militants with newly acquired fighter jets and ending the urban insurrection in a day because the ...

Global Media 'Height of egotism': North Korea blasts USA withdrawal from Paris climate accord
Author: 0 'Height of egotism': North Korea blasts USA withdrawal from Paris climate accord

California and China are now joining together to develop green technologies, following criticism by both parties of President Donald Trump's decision to exit the Paris Accord aimed at addressing climate change. In the USA, former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said: "One man can not destroy our progress". The top career diplomat at the U.S. embassy in China has stepped down, an American official in Beijing confirmed, amid suggestions that he opposes President Donald ...

Author: 0 Two of the Three London Suspects Identified

Every one of the 12 people arrested in east London in the wake of the murderous rampage was released without charge. "Work is ongoing to understand more about them, their connections and whether they were assisted or supported by anyone else", Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner Mark Rowley said in a statement .

Author: 0 Saudi finance minister says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

Trump's Tuesday tweet - in which he said "all reference was pointing to Qatar" as a financer of extremism - was especially surprising given Qatar's role as host of the largest USA airbase in the Middle East. The Gulf countries have ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home. The one of several countries offering to help.

Author: 0 Indonesia may lose 50000 tourists because of Qatar crisis

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi's comments in an interview with The Associated Press came as Emirati officials also announced those offering support to Qatar online could face years in prison and fines for offering sympathy to the country, suggesting the crisis will only intensify.

Author: 0 London terror attack: Canadian among those killed, Prime Minister's Office says

BRITISH police yesterday named the third of the jihadis who killed seven in a knife and van attack in London . "We can not allow this ideology the safe space it needs to breed", May said. She said authorities are "unable to formally identify him until the coroner's report begins tomorrow". World leaders issued statements condemning Saturday night's atrocity, but US President Donald Trump sparked a row by attacking the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan , on Twitter.

Global Media London Bridge attacker Khuram Butt had argued with anti-extremist Muslims
Author: 0 London Bridge attacker Khuram Butt had argued with anti-extremist Muslims

British police say that they believe 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba , an Italian of Moroccan descent, was the third attacker in Saturday's violent rampage in London that killed seven people. Two men were arrested in Ireland yesterday in connection with one of the attackers , Rachid Redouane, who lived in the Rathmines area of Dublin for a period in 2012.

Global Media Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway
Author: 0 Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

Some critics of President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris agreement on climate change sound much as if they are rubbing in former President Barack Obama's success in the war against coal. Ige signed Senate Bill 559 , which "expands strategies and mechanisms to reduce greenhouse gas emissions statewide", the release states. Through the state-run Korean Central News Agency , an unidentified spokesman of the ministry said the decision will not ...

Global Media Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Put down the Twitter
Author: 0 Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Put down the Twitter

Fifty-two percent (52%) of US voters say the executive order aims to keep out terrorists, not discriminate against Muslims. It's hard to say what impact the president's words - and tweets - will have on any decision by the high court, but he vented his frustrations against the courts calling them in tweets " slow and political ".

Author: 0 IS-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12

The terrorist siege has since ended, and four attackers were reportedly killed. IS released a video of the attackers from inside the building via its Amaq propaganda agency - a rare claim of responsibility while an attack was still going on, suggesting a degree of coordination.

Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte says IS not behind casino attack

The man was found dead in a room in a hotel next to the casino. Ms Carlos said: "My son was just a victim.he fell victim to the casinos". The gunman set fire to the Resorts World Manila , killing 37 people and injuring dozens last week.

Author: 0 UAE says more Qatar curbs possible, warns against Iran involvement

The Arab countries have blocked Qatari vessels from entering their airspace, as well as using their seaports as Saudi Arabia has closed off its land border. The UAE said on Wednesday that more moves against Qatar , including further curbs on business, remained on the table. Turkey, also a key USA ally, criticized the decision by nine countries to sever diplomatic ties, according to the semiofficial Anadolu Agency.

Global Media Syrian militia launches offensive to capture Raqqa
Author: 0 Syrian militia launches offensive to capture Raqqa

Gen. Steve Townsend said in a statement announcing the commencement of the Raqqah operation. SDF fighters began advancing towards Raqqa in November, capturing wide areas of northern Syria from the extremists. Civilians have increasingly faced food, water, healthcare and electricity shortages in recent months as the SDF forces have advanced on the city.

Global Media Cleveland Fires Police Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice
Author: 0 Cleveland Fires Police Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice

Frank Garmback , the officer driving the patrol auto so close to Rice the day he was shot within two seconds of the patrol car's arrival was suspended for 10 days, for the way he approached the scene. "There is simply no factual basis on which an unbiased decision-maker could conclude that either officer should be administratively disciplined". City officials said the internal investigation found that Loehmann lied or omitted crucial information in his application's personal history ...

Global Media Anti-terror barriers installed on London bridges
Author: 0 Anti-terror barriers installed on London bridges

The Metropolitan Police said they were Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane, both from Barking in east London . Thirty-year-old Rachid Redouane claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan, and Irish security forces confirmed he had married a British woman in 2012.

Author: 0 German music festival to resume after Friday evacuation amid terror threat

Organiser Marek Lieberberg said 86,000 people left the site within 15 minutes without incident. "At least one has direct links to the world of terrorism , Islamic terrorism", Koblenz police chief Christoph Semmelrogge told reporters. "So far I haven't seen Muslims taking to the streets in their tens of thousands and saying, 'what are you doing?'" he added. Rock am Ring in Nuerberg will recommence after an intensive search of the site allayed fears of an attack that saw thousands having to ...

Author: 0 Senator to asks officials about Trump's push back on Russia investigation

If confirmed, Wray will succeed James B. Comey, who Trump abruptly fired last month amid an investigation into whether his campaign coordinated with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 election. Mike Warner of Virginia, said the latest news on Coats "raises to me a huge amount of questions". Three of those conversations took place in person, while six were phone calls.

Global Media The Trump Administration Now Wants SCOTUS To Reinstate The Travel Ban
Author: 0 The Trump Administration Now Wants SCOTUS To Reinstate The Travel Ban

The administration filed emergency applications with the nine high court justices seeking to block two different lower court rulings that went against Trump's March 6 order barring entry for people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days while the US government implements stricter visa screening.

Global Media Two of Three London Attackers Named by British Police
Author: 0 Two of Three London Attackers Named by British Police

The other attacker was named as Rachid Redouane , 30, who also went by the identity Rachid Elkhdar and was not known to police. The other suspect, 30-year-old Redouane, claimed to have roots in Morocco and Libya. Butt was a supporter of the banned Islamist group al-Muhajiroun and was also featured in a documentary from Channel 4 titled The Jihadis Next Door , which discussed the threat of Islamic extremism in London .

Global Media Hawaii enacts laws adopting Paris climate deal pledges
Author: 0 Hawaii enacts laws adopting Paris climate deal pledges

Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement last week drew criticism from governments around the world. Sticking with the Paris non-deal could have cost millions of American jobs. "It is high time the world stopped pondering over the risky ideological trend which is surfacing in the USA with the emergence of the Trump administration, but raised alarm and stayed highly vigilant about it".

Author: 0 Fears man lost in river in London attack

Thomas, a French tourist to Britain, was found on Tuesday night in the water near Limehouse, East London by the Metropolitan Police, a spokesman for the police said Wednesday . During the attack, seven people were killed and dozens more were wounded. One of the properties is believed to be the home of one of the attackers. London mayor Sadiq Khan has also urged the police and security services to answer questions as to why they did not act on prior warnings about Butt's behavior.

Author: 0 ISIS Claims Responsiblity for London Terrorist Attack

The extremist group Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the attack . The 27-year-old was one of three men who struck pedestrians on London Bridge with a rented van before stabbing diners and drinkers at bars and restaurants in Borough Market while wearing fake suicide vests.

Author: 0 Trump doubles down on criticizing London mayor after deadly attacks

May's cowardice and lack of political will to call out Trump's hate is yet another example of how bigotry has been mainstreamed in our political and public discourse. Khan told Channel 4 that there were "many things" that the US President was wrong about, and that the state visit should not go ahead. Asked about Trump's latest comments, Khan on Tuesday said Britain should no longer be willing to "roll out the red carpet" for Trump later this year.

Global Media 2 men charged over 'Ghost Ship' Oakland warehouse fire killing 36
Author: 0 2 men charged over 'Ghost Ship' Oakland warehouse fire killing 36

As the master tenant, Almena had a managerial role among the residents of the warehouse, most of whom were artists seeking an affordable space in a city that has seen sharply rising housing costs in recent years. The pair are facing 36 charges of involuntary manslaughter . "I just heard pounding on what I thought on the wall and I heard open up and just like shouting", one neighbor said.

Global Media Hishammuddin says new US Secretary of Defence is 'sincere, honest'
Author: 0 Hishammuddin says new US Secretary of Defence is 'sincere, honest'

Hua disagreed that Beijing's buildup challenged stability. China is keen to talk and offer aid in exchange for avoiding harsh protests against China's maritime military expansion, analysts say. Answering a question on Trump's apparent turn to isolationism, Tillerson said that his visit "demonstrates that it certainly is not this administration's view or intention to somehow put at arm's length the important partners and allies in the world".

Author: 0 Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

The coast is eroding, and the weather is more extreme. "Clean-energy sources, especially solar, are dropping dramatically in price", she said, "and really will drive the next great economic renaissance in this country if we seize the opportunity".

Author: 0 Mayors of Pittsburgh and Paris Say They Have Their Own Climate Deal

India is the world's third-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases that cause global warming . David Ige, shown here in 2014, has signed a bill to implement goals of the Paris Agreement in his state . "President Trump's announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement does not speak for the states and cities that are committed to fighting climate change and paving the way for a new energy economy".

Author: 0 Trump attacks Justice Dept.

And that fact could pose a legal problem for the Trump administration. The White House downplayed discussions about whether the executive order was a travel ban, language some said would undermine its legality. President Trump reignited the debate over his travel ban after this weekend's terrorist attack in London that killed 7 people. But experts have said that since the attacks of September 11, 2001, no one has been killed in the United States in a terrorist attack by anyone who ...

Global Media Killed In Twin ISIS Attacks In Tehran
Author: 0 Killed In Twin ISIS Attacks In Tehran

The mausoleum is in southern Tehran , around 20 kilometres (12 miles) from the parliament building. Lawmaker Elias Hazrati said three assailants, one with a pistol and two with AK-47 assault rifles, raided parliament, according the state television website.

Author: 0 Shooting reported inside Iranian parliament

Sunni extremists, including the Islamic State group, despise Shiite-majority Iran and are at war with Tehran's proxies in Syria and Iraq . Wednesday's attack will therefore significantly boost IS morale, particularly as it is the first to have been carried out in Iran - the region's biggest Shia country and a relatively stable one at that.

Global Media Clark warns of delay to Site C dam
Author: 0 Clark warns of delay to Site C dam

Clark goes on to detail how a "project of this size and scale" must stick to a strict timeline or risk a $600-million one-year delay. On Tuesday, Clark sent letters to Horgan and Green Leader Andrew Weaver telling them the evictions are necessary as part of the road and bridge construction projects that are needed to divert a river in September 2019.

Author: 0 Fired FBI Director James Comey's Prepared Testimony Leaks: Here It Is

Trump on Wednesday said he meant to nominate a former Justice Department official, Christopher Wray, to replace Comey as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, confers with Chairman Sen. Trump understood, Comey said, "but then re-emphasized the problems this was causing him".

Author: 0 Comey confirms Trump asked him to let Flynn probe go

Turley says in an email that "the comments are grossly inappropriate", but that "we do not indict people for being boorish or clueless". The question of whether the president obstructed the Russian Federation investigation is expected to take center stage this week with Comey's testimony on Capitol Hill on Thursday.

Author: 0 Islamic State claims stunning attack in heart of Iran

Officials at one point urged people to avoid using public transportation until further notice. However, reports state an Interior Ministry source said a bomber had blown himself up on the fourth floor of the parliament building, where he was holed up.

Author: 0 London Attack: Attacker Known to Authorities As PM's Record Called Into Question

British police said Zaghba had not been a subject of interest for them or the domestic intelligence agency MI5 before he and two others launched their attack.They rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge , then ran into the Borough Market area, and slit throats and stabbed people indiscriminately before they were shot and killed by police.Zaghba's mother, who is a convert to Islam, told police she was anxious about her son when she went to collect him after he was stopped at the ...

Global Media Anticipation grows ahead of Comey's testimony
Author: 0 Anticipation grows ahead of Comey's testimony

The event was scheduled five weeks ago as a review of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, but it quickly morphed into another chance for lawmakers to get some answers on the Justice Department's investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian meddling in the USA election.

Author: 0 Police find suspected Molotov cocktails in London attack van

These emergency calls were quickly followed by reports of multiple stabbings in the popular Borough Market area on the south side of the bridge. Seven people died on Saturday after three attackers rammed the van into pedestrians, before stabbing revellers in nearby bars and restaurants.

Author: 0 Sadiq Khan: Too busy to tango with Donald Trump

On Tuesday, May told a political rally in response to a question about Trump's tweets , "I think Donald Trump was wrong in the things that he has said about Sadiq Khan ". Speaking to the BBC on Monday, Mr Khan dismissed Mr Trump's remarks. Trump also lashed out at his own Justice Department for seeking a "watered down" version of the travel ban he signed in March instead of a broader directive that was also blocked by the courts.

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