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Author: 0 Photos show gunmen storming Iran's parliament during attacks in Tehran

Iran's powerful religious Revolutionary Guards blamed rival Sunni-led Saudi Arabia for the attacks, an accusation the kingdom's foreign minister dismissed. "The network of this terrorist group has been identified and some of its members have been arrested", said Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi. A statement issued Wednesday evening stopped short of alleging direct Saudi involvement but called it "meaningful" that the attacks followed Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia , where he strongly ...

Author: 0 GOP-run House poised to roll back post-2008 financial rules

The bill was approved along party lines by a vote of 233-to-186 after four hours of often-loud debate. The landscape is far different in the Senate, where Democrats have the votes to block it. Washington liberals promised that this sweeping legislation would usher in a stronger economy with a fairer regulatory structure. But Republicans don't want to make the choice of getting that done without freeing the big banks as well.

Author: 0 British police name Youssef Zaghba as 3rd London Bridge attacker

Khuram Shazad Butt , 27 and Rachid Redouane, 30, both of Barking, carried out the attack with a third assailant, named on Tuesday as Youssef Zaghba, which killed seven people and injured 48. All three men were shot dead by police within eight minutes of receiving a 999 call. Zaghba was the son of an Italian mother and a Moroccan father who had separated.

Global Media NHL's Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead
Author: 0 NHL's Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead

Vying to become the first repeat Stanley Cup champion since Detroit in 1997-98, Pittsburgh , which leads this best-of-seven series by two games to none, is halfway there. Rinne kicked a Bryan Rust rebound to the slot where Guentzel scored his 12th of the playoffs and his second of the game. The Penguins are now 6-1 in playoff games where the opponent outshot them by double digits.

Global Media Interior chief to review sage-grouse conservation plan
Author: 0 Interior chief to review sage-grouse conservation plan

He continued to say that he hopes they begin targeting real threats to the habit such as "invasive species, wildfire, and wild horse overpopulation". Hickenlooper and Mead co-chair a federal-state sage grouse task force that worked to develop the 2015 plan.

Author: 0 Lawyers Keep Turning Down Chance to be President Trump's Attorney

The President made that clear. President Donald Trump should stop posting comments on Twitter , according to an editorial in the Washington Examiner . He also didn't comment on recent reports revealing that Trump International Hotel received about $270,000 from the Saudi Arabia. The ACLU, which frequently speaks out against Trump's travel ban in courts, said on Twitter that it may use Trump's tweets about the ban in its argument at the Supreme Court.

Global Media Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system
Author: 0 Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system

According to Solari she told them she was "mad about what she had recently seen in the media" and she "wanted to set the facts right". The affidavit states that on or about May 9, victor " printed and improperly removed classified intelligence reporting from an Intelligence Community Agency (the "U.S.

Global Media UK exit poll: Conservatives may fall short of majority
Author: 0 UK exit poll: Conservatives may fall short of majority

She championed "strong and stable government". What is a hung parliament? If the exit polls are accurate, tomorrow the Conservative party may have a choice between forming a coalition government, in which it partners with other parties to create an aggregated majority, or ruling as a minority government, which will require them to work to form majorities for each individual piece of legislation.

Author: 0 Death Toll from Tehran Terrorist Attacks Rises to 17

Trump said the United States would "grieve and pray" for the victims, but added: "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote ". ISIS has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attacks. The five gunmen remained in the country until they committed the two coordinated attacks, three of them attacking the parliament, and the other two attacking the shrine.

Author: 0 Unpredictable Pakistan can't be written off, says Shahid Afridi

Pakistan is yet to play Sri Lanka Monday, June 12, which will be a must-win game for them if they wish to qualify for the semis. The Proteas were poor with both bat (with the exception of David Miller ) and ball (with the exception of Morne Morkel), but Pakistan were full value for their win and have now thrown themselves right back into the playoff mix.

Global Media Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond
Author: 0 Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond

The charge, willful retention and transmission of national defense information, could bring victor up to 10 years in prison. The judge said he was anxious about what happened to the portable hard drive prosecutors mentioned, as well as references victor had made in her notebook about the Middle East.

Author: 0 Russia Responsible for Qatar Hack that Sparked Gulf Crisis, US Believes

Both decisions were relayed through state-run media. If the president follows Saudi advice and imposes economic sanctions on Qatar - and there is United States legislation in the works punishing those who support "terrorist elements of the Muslim Brotherhood" - then Britain too will have to look again at this sinister fraternity.

Author: 0 Death Toll In Tehran Attack Rises; Iranian Official Calls US Response 'Repugnant'

One of the attackers reportedly blew himself up inside as police surrounded the building. At the same time, several attackers fired on visitors at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Republic. Iran blamed the Wednesday attacks on Saudi Arabia, though no link has been established. Authorities have raised the death toll in a pair of Islamic State-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader to 16 people killed.

Author: 0 Judge will decide fate in Michelle Carter trial

Prosecutors claim that Michelle Carter , now 20, exploited the boy's mental illness and pushed him into committing suicide via text message. Carter's attorney says Roy had a history of suicidal thoughts and Carter had urged him to seek help.

Global Media Handel, Ossoff to meet in Georgia congressional debate
Author: 0 Handel, Ossoff to meet in Georgia congressional debate

This race is not only important to voters in the 6th District and in Georgia. The outcome won't tip the scales in Congress, since Democrats needs to flip 24 Republican seats to regain a majority. She said that she was just one of many employees at Komen and that she carried out the decision to cut ties with Planned Parenthood after being instructed to do so by the Komen board.

Global Media Modi calls on people to make 3rd Yoga Day memorable
Author: 0 Modi calls on people to make 3rd Yoga Day memorable

He said that in an interconnected and interdependent world - Spain and India can work together both for mutual benefit, and for the benefit of the world at large. He said that in "today's global context", his discussions in Spain would focus on worldwide developments. He mentioned sectors such as infrastructure, renewable energy, food processing, auto, chemicals and textiles and invited Spanish participation in the Smart Cities initiative.

Author: 0 Notre Dame attacker 'pledged allegiance to IS in video'

Collumb told reporters outside the cathedral an identification card found on the attacker indicated he was an Algerian student. The situation, according to CNN , has been brought under control. "From what I know of his personality, though we haven't been in contact for a while, this leaves me completely stupefied", Mercier said of Ikken, who had worked as a journalist in Algeria and Sweden.

Global Media ITUC Response to US Announcement on Paris Agreement
Author: 0 ITUC Response to US Announcement on Paris Agreement

Somewhat bizarrely, Pruitt also said he did not discuss the threat of climate change with Trump when making the decision to pull out of the Paris agreement . "That's the reason it put us at an economic disadvantage internationally". "He knows that the USA has to be responsible with it, and that's what we're going to do".

Global Media Scottish Episcopal Church votes to allow same-sex weddings in church
Author: 0 Scottish Episcopal Church votes to allow same-sex weddings in church

The decision was reached after debate at the church's General Synod in Edinburgh, requiring the backing of two-thirds of the houses of Bishops, Clergy and Laity. The Church of Scotland and the Roman Catholic Church opposed Britain's decision to allow same-sex marriages. Last year, the US Episcopal church was subjected to punitive measures at the end of a four-day meeting of church leaders in Canterbury.

Author: 0 Vail Resorts purchases Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont

The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, November 3 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, September 25 the stock rating was maintained by M Partners with "Neutral". Vail Resorts, Inc . has a 52-week low of $130.83 and a 52-week high of $214.61. As per Friday, March 11, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research.

Global Media 5 things to watch for at the Comey hearing
Author: 0 5 things to watch for at the Comey hearing

Trump fired Comey on May 9, triggering accusations that the President was interfering in the Russian Federation probe. Ever since he was terminated as Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on May 9, the political world has wanted to hear from James Comey .

Global Media London Bridge terror attack: Who are the victims?
Author: 0 London Bridge terror attack: Who are the victims?

Zaghba was stopped while trying to take a flight to Turkey on his way to Syria, Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera reported Tuesday. At least seven people were killed and dozens wounded on Saturday when three men rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then went on the rampage through the bustling Borough Market area where they slit throats and stabbed people.

Global Media Jury expected to be seated for OH cop's murder retrial
Author: 0 Jury expected to be seated for OH cop's murder retrial

DuBose's death fueled USA demonstrations against the use of lethal force by white officers against unarmed blacks and other minorities, an issue that renewed debate about racial bias by police. The university police fired Tensing after he was charged. If DuBose had cooperated with Tensing during the stop, he would not be dead, Mathews said.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. goes on the offensive against London mayor

Pointing to Trump's travel ban and political rhetoric, Khan defended his controversial response to the president the day before. But one would think that the president would be mature enough to set aside his personal differences during a time of crisis.

Author: 0 USA holds first successful test interception of an ICBM

A ground-based interceptor was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, and its exo-atmospheric kill vehicle intercepted and destroyed the target in a direct collision. The ICBM was tracked by multiple radars, including the Sea-Based X-Band Radar, a giant radome mounted aboard a "semi-submersible" platform that resembles a giant self-propelled oil rig.

Global Media Paris climate deal withdrawal: Elon Musk quits Donald Trump's advisory councils
Author: 0 Paris climate deal withdrawal: Elon Musk quits Donald Trump's advisory councils

The signatories declared they are dedicated to doing what it takes to curb carbon emissions to keep climate change to 2 degrees Celsius, or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, as the Paris Climate Agreement stipulates. The United States, for instance, had agreed to cut greenhouse gases by 26 percent to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. More Americans expect leaving the agreement will have negative than positive consequences for worldwide efforts to combat climate change and USA leadership more ...

Global Media Paul Pogba: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho is still The Special One
Author: 0 Paul Pogba: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho is still The Special One

Having won the Europa League , Manchester United will make a return to the Champions League and the world's biggest footballing stage next season, but can Mourinho assemble a squad fit for such a potentially rewarding campaign? "It is hard but I'm definitely changing and I feel myself getting stronger and more energetic from playing games each week".

Global Media How Comey's story stacks up to Trump's
Author: 0 How Comey's story stacks up to Trump's

His dismissal, four years into a 10-year term, fueled claims Trump's ultimate aim was to quash the investigation and obstruct justice, potentially a federal crime or an impeachable offense. While the legal and political implications of the testimony for Trump remain unclear, policy analysts say the event - which has been likened to the Super Bowl - will only hurt Trump's legislative agenda going forward.

Author: 0 UAE says to jail Qatar sympathizers for up to 15 years

Qatar denies supporting extremism. The Saudis have also closed their land border with Qatar and others have blocked access to airspace around the Gulf country. At the State Department, spokesperson Heather Nauert said the U.S.is grateful to Qatar for its "longstanding" support of USA presence there and Washington has "no plans to change our posture in Qatar ".

Global Media Iran calls Trump's reaction to ISIS attacks 'repugnant'
Author: 0 Iran calls Trump's reaction to ISIS attacks 'repugnant'

But US President Donald Trump, after expressing his condolences, said in a tweet that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote ". The two countries don't maintain diplomatic relations, and the Trump administration has emphasized the need to counter Iran's influence. The comments sparked anger from Iranians on social media, who recalled the vigils in Tehran that followed the September 11 attacks.

Global Media DA officially suspends Helen Zille
Author: 0 DA officially suspends Helen Zille

The Fedex agreed that Zille's tweets on colonialism "breaks down public trust, stunts South Africa's reconciliation imperative, and undermines our political project". This matter deals with her standing within the DA. In a nine-page letter motivating why she should not be suspended‚ Zille said black people who shared the same views as her on colonialism were not treated in the same manner.

Author: 0 UAE steps up pressure on Qatar as it threatens more curbs

Kuwait's Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah was met planeside by Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, when he arrived on Wednesday night. Speaking in Berlin , Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir also said efforts would be made to resolve the conflict within the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Global Media This documentary footage shows London Bridge attacker confronting police in central London
Author: 0 This documentary footage shows London Bridge attacker confronting police in central London

Italian police said they stopped Zaghba at Bologna airport in March 2016 and prevented him from continuing his journey to Istanbul when they found material related to the so-called Islamic State, also known as Isis, on his phone. Three more persons have been arrested by Scotland Yard in connection with the London Bridge attack carried out by three men including a Pakistani-origin terrorist.

Author: 0 UAE threatens to imprison Qatar sympathisers

Its Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah held talks with Saudi King Salman on Tuesday but there were no immediate signs of progress. The Kuwaiti ruler played a pivotal role in mediating a compromise in a 2014 diplomatic dispute between Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other Gulf states.

Global Media Al-Jazeera Targeted in Cyberattack Amid Diplomatic Tension
Author: 0 Al-Jazeera Targeted in Cyberattack Amid Diplomatic Tension

Arabic news channel Al Jazeera was hit by a cyber attack "on all systems", the broadcaster said today . A person familiar with the matter, who requested anonymity because the source was not authorized to speak to the press, told Fortune that the network is facing a distributed denial of service attack, which involves trying to overload computer servers with bogus Internet traffic.

Global Media Utah suburb shooting leaves woman, child, male suspect dead
Author: 0 Utah suburb shooting leaves woman, child, male suspect dead

A man believed to be the suspect rammed his auto into the other, got out of his vehicle and started firing. Nielsen said the shooter was the man who died at the scene and, therefore, there is no threat to the public. Jodie Ferguson leaves flowers at a small memorial for the victims of a fatal shooting Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Sandy, Utah . The other son of the victim, a fifth-grader who had been walking on the road, was in critical but stable condition, authorities said.

Author: 0 British election: What you need to know

In what has been billed as the Brexit election , it is a virtual two-horse presidential-style race to Downing Street between May and Corbyn. There may be up to 46 million votes at stake on Thursday, but the magic gold dust number is 326.

Global Media Manuel Noriega Wiki: Cause of Death, Net Worth, Wife & Facts to Know
Author: 0 Manuel Noriega Wiki: Cause of Death, Net Worth, Wife & Facts to Know

This file photo taken on March 07, 1988 shows Panama's general Manuel Antonio Noriega attending an anti-US meeting in Panama city. Noriega was toppled in a December 1989 USA military invasion, and surrendered to U.S. 1992: A United States court sentences Noriega to 40 years prison for drug trafficking. On Dec. 20, 1989, US troops invaded in "Operation Just Cause", razing the army's headquarters and turning the capital upside down to find Noriega.

Author: 0 Israel advances plans for 1500 West Bank settler homes: Peace Now

About 600,000 Jews live in approximately 140 settlements constructed since the occupation in 1967 of the West Bank and East Jerusalem - in land the Palestinians want for their future state. Palestine divided between Israel and the territories Israel occupied in 1967 with the growth of illegal Jewish settlements making peace almost impossible.

Author: 0 Patty Jenkins May Have Even More Creative Control in Wonder Woman 2

But Wonder Woman is by far the biggest film on her resume, in terms of production budget and pop culture significance. This will not be the last time you will see Wonder Woman being badass. The release wasn't just received well by those attending and critics (earning a 93 per cent score on Rotten Tomatoes), with the North American box office taking in over $US130 million in a strong show of support from the general public.

Global Media Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq: ministry
Author: 0 Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq: ministry

Iranian police said they had arrested five suspects. " We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran, and for the Iranian people, who are going through such challenging times ", Trump said. In other words, Wednesday's attacks seem not to have been randomly or spontaneously inspired by ISIS, but carefully planned to hit a nerve and grab global attention.

Global Media London terror attack: another arrest and another death
Author: 0 London terror attack: another arrest and another death

Italian officials said suspicions about him were shared with British authorities and his name was subsequently listed in the European-wide intelligence-sharing system. Delcros remains seriously injured in hospital and there are concerns Thomas may have been struck by the van and hurled into the Thames. Echeverria was last seen lying on the ground near London Bridge after he confronted the assailants with a skateboard.

Global Media Ananya Vinay wins 2017 US Scripps National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 Ananya Vinay wins 2017 US Scripps National Spelling Bee

A sixth-grade student is officially the victor of the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee after correctly spelling the word " marocain ", which is defined as a crepe fabric made of silk, wool, or rayon. President Trump wrote the word " covfefe " in a Twitter typo late Tuesday night, causing a media firestorm . Here are some memorable words from Thursday's final rounds of the bee.

Global Media Sanctions Levied on Qatar by Gulf Rivals So Far
Author: 0 Sanctions Levied on Qatar by Gulf Rivals So Far

Gargash said Qatar "absolutely" should expel members of Hamas, stop its support of terror groups "with al-Qaida DNA" around the world and rein in the many media outlets it funds, chief among them the Doha-based satellite news network Al-Jazeera.

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