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Global Media DC police: 2 officers, transportation employee hit vehicle
Author: 0 DC police: 2 officers, transportation employee hit vehicle

Witnesses say they saw the pickup truck traveling at 50 miles per hour after it struck the officers and pedestrian. The chief said police arrested two people from the truck and were interviewing them Thursday night. Two suspects in custody. "We can not rule out terrorism at this point", says chief on Adams Morgan. "We do nto have a motive at this time", Newsham told reporters.

Author: 0 Sterling plunges on news of shock exit poll

As the results piled up, some form of minority or coalition government appeared increasingly likely. Theresa May came in for even more extreme criticism from the Socialist and Democrats leader Gianni Pittella , who called on Theresa May to resign, as she had lost all credibility.

Author: 0 Nebraska, Iowa lawmakers largely avoid commenting on substance of Comey's testimony

But Comey ducked him, saying "Not in those words, no". The fact that information about Sessions was classified and Comey couldn't answer "means there's something out there that he knows about that the public doesn't, and that he thinks bears on a need for Sessions to recuse himself in matters that relate to Russian Federation", said Sen.

Author: 0 Qataris banned from entering Dubai or taking flights passing through Arab countries

Chad has recalled its ambassador from Qatar for consultations, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, joining other African states in showing support for Saudi Arabia and other Gulf nations amid a worsening regional rift. "We have moved from severing diplomatic relations to a comprehensive blockade of worldwide conventions and human rights conventions, not only for Qataris but also for citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries", Marri told a press conference on Tuesday evening.

Author: 0 A 'weak' United Kingdom negotiating partner 'bad' for Brexit talks

Guy Verhofstadt, the former Belgian Prime Minister and now the leader of the European Parliamentary group of liberals and democrats, described the general election result as "yet another own goal" for the UK. "Therefore I would put off answering that question until the end of the year". The other 27 governments are particularly concerned that a breakdown in negotiations could lead to Britain ceasing to be a member on March 30, 2019, as laid out in Article 50 of the European Union treaty, ...

Global Media UK election hangs in balance in disastrous night for PM Theresa May
Author: 0 UK election hangs in balance in disastrous night for PM Theresa May

Votes have been counted in 649 of the 650 total constituencies, and Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party won 318 seats. May had hoped the election would focus on Brexit , but that never happened, as both the Conservatives and Labour said they would respect voters' wishes and go through with the divorce.

Global Media Qatar FM to AP: No one has 'right to blockade my country'
Author: 0 Qatar FM to AP: No one has 'right to blockade my country'

Saudi Arabia and the UAE listed scores of organizations in a 2014 spat with Qatar. According to the Qatari Foreign Minister, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani spoke by telephone last night with his Kuwaiti counterpart and, at the latter's request, made a decision to postpone an official address to the public about Doha's position on the current situation.

Author: 0 Election results 2017: May played high-risk political game

The rot started when an exit poll showed Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party could fail to win a clear majority, a shock result that would plunge domestic politics into turmoil and delay Brexit talks. Speaking as she was re-elected MP for Maidenhead, Mrs May said: "At this time, more than anything else, this country needs a period of stability". The U.K.

Author: 0 Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

The order to refrain from increasing exposure to Qatar is being applied to include treasury investments, loans, letters of credit and trade-finance facilities, the people said. " Qatar is apparently to be more or less completely isolated and existentially targeted", he said, adding: "A further escalation serves no one". Saudi Arabia and allies , which have cut ties with Doha , on Friday issued a list of individuals and entities they say are linked to Qatar over terrorism links.

Global Media UK Heads For Hung Parliament As May's Election Gamble Fails
Author: 0 UK Heads For Hung Parliament As May's Election Gamble Fails

Formal Brexit talks are due to open around June 19, but there are now questions over whether May will still even in office by then. "At this time, the country needs a period of stability. Sterling fell as low as $1.27, down about two and a half cents from its level late on Thursday. British voters dealt May a devastating blow, denying her the stronger mandate she had sought to conduct Brexit talks, Reuters reported.

Global Media Qatar says state news agency was first hacked in April
Author: 0 Qatar says state news agency was first hacked in April

It said hackers installed a file and then published a fake news item attributed to Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, just after midnight May 24. Another official says more curbs on business remain on the table in this dispute. Meanwhile, UAE authorities have warned their citizens that anyone expressing public sympathy for Qatar could face 15 years in prison, the BBC reports.

Global Media Donald Trump Chastises North Korea After Country Launches Ninth Ballistic Missile
Author: 0 Donald Trump Chastises North Korea After Country Launches Ninth Ballistic Missile

Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe "the issue of North Korea is a top priority for the global community". We continue to monitor North Korea's actions closely, " the statement continued. The U.S. military says it is planning to test its ability to shoot down long-range intercontinental ballistic missiles, or ICBMs, in light of North Korea's continued development of its missile program.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn DEMANDS Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister

May said Friday that her Conservatives would ensure much-needed "stability" for Britain as the party reeled from a string of losses. While Ms May toured target seats around the country, delivering slogan-heavy speeches in workplaces, Mr Corbyn drew large crowds to open-air rallies.

Author: 0 Netanyahu: Israel will not relinquish security control over Judea and Samaria

The Six-Day War had immensely affected Israel's relationship with the Arab World as well as increase the amount of territory under the control of the Jewish State. The latest round of negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians , under the auspices of former Secretary of State John Kerry, broke down in April 2014.

Author: 0 Family of London attacker Khuram Butt 'appalled' at terror acts

Three more people were arrested on Wednesday in connection with London's weekend terrorist attack, on the eve of Britain's election, police said. Pressure has been building on police to explain why one of the three attackers had managed to slip under the radar despite having known links to extremists.

Author: 0 Iran: Security Forces Say Attackers Were Iranian Nationals

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Astana, Kazakhstan, June 8, 2017 . A combination of suicide bomb attacks and shooting sprees hit both the Parliament and the Khomeini shrine on Wednesday, with Iranian authorities later confirming that the individuals guilty of the attack were Iranian nationals.

Global Media JK Youth Cong holds protest against police firing on MP
Author: 0 JK Youth Cong holds protest against police firing on MP

The Congress vice president, along with 250 Congress leaders, was released after about four hours, SP (Neemuch) Manoj Kumar Singh said. Raising slogans against the Madhya Pradesh government, the Congress workers attempted to disrupt railway traffic by climbing over a train engine and sitting on tracks.

Global Media Turkish parliament approves bill to deploy troops in Qatar
Author: 0 Turkish parliament approves bill to deploy troops in Qatar

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made an unannounced visit to neighboring Turkey on Wednesday as the row between Qatar and other Arab countries is further altering Middle East politics. The move is a sign of support for the Gulf state in its dispute with its regional neighbors. Qatar has stoutly refuted the allegations. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said isolating Qatar would not resolve any problems.

Author: 0 USA bars throwing 'covfefe' parties for televised Comey testimony

The younger Trump had tweeted more than 80 times by 6:30 p.m. Thursday, defending his father and blasting Comey , the man his father fired last month. Rosenstein's memo said Comey erred in July 2016 by announcing the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been examining Clinton's use of a private email server and that the case should be closed without prosecution.

Author: 0 British PM Theresa May loses majority, faces pressure to resign

The former leader, Alex Salmond, lost his seat, as the Conservative Party made some rare gains in Scotland. The Conservatives won the most votes but less than half the seats in the 2010 General Election but formed the coalition with the Lib Dems instead of forming a minority government.

Author: 0 Warriors set to claim best ever title

Wasn't destiny that had brought them together. What is a league to do? "We had a game that we had won that we let slip away", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said . But, he told reporters, "I could see myself saying that". However, the Cavs can remedy this with a simple, three-step plan. This year is almost the same despite the Cavs being winless, James averaging 32.4 points, 8.8 rebounds, 7.6 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.38 blocked shots, standing second only in blocks and rebounds.

Author: 0 After Sri Lanka, Cyclone Mora wreaks havoc in Bangladesh

However, no casualty has been reported so far in the area, as residents have already been moved to shelters. Over 20,000 houses across various districts were devastated in the cyclone . The districts at risk were Cox's Bazar, Chittagong, Noakhali, Lakshmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Barguna, Patuakhali, Bhola, Barisal and Pirojpur. Port cities in the south-east have been asked to display the highest warning system known as "great danger level 10".

Author: 0 Comey says Times story about Team Trump-Russia ties was false

Kasowitz tried to link Comey with others in the government who he said had selectively and illegally leaked classified information to undermine the administration and suggested that Comey might have broken the law. Great America Alliance, one pro-Trump group, spent $400,000 this week running ads attacking Comey , said Eric Beach, who runs the group. Trump told reporters he hadn't pressured Comey to drop the Flynn investigation.

Author: 0 Assad condemns terrorist attacks in Tehran

ISIS claimed responsibility and threatened more attacks against Iran's majority Shi'ite population, seen by the hardline Sunni militants as heretics. Reza Seifollahi, deputy secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, said late Wednesday that the assailants responsible for the attacks were Iranian nationals.

Author: 0 Brexit in DANGER: Farage warns Corbyn will devastate European Union divorce plans

He's not elected, not a party leader, he's nothing, he's history. Now the party faces an existential crisis as its goal has been brought into question after Britain voted to leave the EU. Commenting on his potential return to politics if Mr Corbyn becomes Prime Minister, Mr Farage added: "I would have absolutely no choice to do exactly that".

Author: 0 Police Announce New Arrest Linked To London Bridge Attack

The arrests come after a officers detained a 30-year-old man following a raid at an address in the same borough in the early hours of Wednesday. The death toll from the London Bridge terrorist attacks rose to eight after police yesterday found the body of a missing French national in the River Thames.

Author: 0 Mayor of London again calls on Trump to cancel state visit

Trump said that rather than keep calm and carry on, "maybe we have to keep calm and do something" in the wake of terrorist attacks. "I have been there myself, I have done that", Johnson said Tuesday, according to The Daily Telegraph . Sadiq Khan in his interview said he does not think they should roll out the red carpet to the US President in the circumstances where his policies go against everything they stand for.

Author: 0 Pound to dollar exchange rate: Sterling FALLS after election exit polls released

Typically, cabinet ministers are appointed from more than one party, and the arrangement means the government can command a majority in the House of Commons. A silver lining for the Tories came as former London mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith returned in Richmond Park with a majority of just 45 some six months after losing it to the Liberal Democrats.

Author: 0 Conservatives ahead but set to lose majority in United Kingdom election

Labour could also try to form a coalition and propel their leader, Jeremy Corbyn , to the country's leadership, but as the numbers stand, Labour would struggle to garner enough seats. The poll forecast the Scottish National Party (SNP) would win 34 seats, the centre-left Liberal Democrats 14, the Welsh nationalist party Plaid Cymru three and the Greens one.

Author: 0 Tehran condemns Trump's 'repugnant' comment about Isis attack

Wednesday's attacks at Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini killed 17 people and wounded more than 50. The White House released a short statement of condolence from the president on Wednesday following the Islamic State attacks on both the Iranian Parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomenei, the founder of Iranian regime.

Author: 0 Rep. Himes: Trump's response to London 'inappropriate for a toddler'

Although Khan responded to past attacks from the president, he denied doing so this week, with his office saying that the mayor "has more important things than responding to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet ". Trump Jnr, the President's oldest child, added: "We keep appeasing it". We're gonna hold fast, and we're gonna keep calm and carry on.' Maybe we have to keep calm and actually do something.

Author: 0 Gulf row: Indians in Qatar advised to remain alert

The joint declaration said the list was the result of what it claimed were continued violations by the Qatari authorities of previous commitments and agreements, including "the commitment to not support or shelter elements or groups that threaten the security of countries".

Author: 0 Comey testimony shifts focus to Trump

Comey also revealed that he'd orchestrated the public release of information about his private conversations with the president in an effort to further the investigation. But I am positing that Trump is a person with no ethical standards who openly describes himself as "greedy", and that Flynn is a person who has shown a willingness to take personal payments from hostile and quasi-hostile foreign powers and then act in his official capacities to benefit those foreign powers.

Global Media Macron confirms third French victim in London attack
Author: 0 Macron confirms third French victim in London attack

Italian officials said suspicions about him were shared with British authorities and his name was subsequently listed in the European-wide intelligence-sharing system. Although Khuram B. was known to authorities, police on Monday said, "There was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritized accordingly".

Global Media Reality Winner indicted for transmitting national defense information
Author: 0 Reality Winner indicted for transmitting national defense information

In legal documents, an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent stated that victor had admitted to printing the classified information and mailing it to an online news outlet. "The document victor allegedly leaked is the same one used as the basis for the article published on Monday by The Intercept , detailing a classified National Security Agency memo".

Author: 0 Japan enacts law for Emperor Akihito, 83, to abdicate

Akihito's father Hirohito - Japan's wartime emperor - was the last to be considered divine. The abdication must take place within three years of the new law taking effect or it expires - and it only applies to Akihito. According to the AP, Japanese media are reporting that officials are considering a late 2018 abdication, when Akihito will turn 85. But Abe's governing Liberal Democratic Party would only consider the one-time allowance for Emperor Akihito's departure.

Global Media Family pays tribute to 'radiant' Frenchman killed in London Bridge terror attack
Author: 0 Family pays tribute to 'radiant' Frenchman killed in London Bridge terror attack

Police recently said eight officers were in the area and fired about 50 rounds, killing the three men. The British Transport Police officer, whose name was not disclosed, was stabbed in the head, face and leg and is still hospitalized. One of the attackers also appeared in a documentary and was known to police. His name had also been flagged in 2015 by F.B.I. informant Jesse Morton who told authorities he had met Butt in an extremist internet chatroom used by Anjem Choudary, one of Europe's ...

Author: 0 LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team

There have been a lot of questions about whether Golden State will be able to retain their key pieces, and Iguodala thinks they will. Cleveland: Golden State, powered by Kevin Durant's clutch scoring in the closing minutes, rallied to beat defending champion Cleveland 118-113 on Wednesday in the NBA Finals, moving one victory from the first ideal play-off run in league history.

Global Media LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team
Author: 0 LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team

There have been a lot of questions about whether Golden State will be able to retain their key pieces, and Iguodala thinks they will. Cleveland: Golden State, powered by Kevin Durant's clutch scoring in the closing minutes, rallied to beat defending champion Cleveland 118-113 on Wednesday in the NBA Finals, moving one victory from the first ideal play-off run in league history.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Kiwis, Bangladesh face off in must-win encounter

While the Kiwis were a tad unfortunate against Australia given that they were in a stronger position when the match was called off, Bangladesh were lucky to run away with a point against the Aussies. Their poor run against Australia , nearly handed them another loss until rain saved the day for Bangladesh . The first one will be against Pakistan at Edgbaston , Birmingham on May 27, followed by a warm-up match against defending champions India at The Oval on May 30.

Author: 0 North Korea says it tested new anti-ship missile

US officials say the Chinese complaints over THAAD's powerful "X-band" radar are unfounded and have alternatively pushed on China, which is North Korea's main ally and trade partner, to work with Washington toward pressuring Pyongyang into abandoning its nuclear weapons and missile provocations .

Author: 0 North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after United States drills

On Thursday morning the North test-fired several projectiles from near the eastern coastal city of Wonsan in Gangwon Province toward the East Sea. A screen shows a news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing from Wonsan, center, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Tokyo.

Author: 0 DPRK expresses condolences over Iran terror attacks

It identified them by their first names only, saying they didn't want to release their last names due to security and privacy concerns for their families. The Intelligence Ministry also confirmed that five of the men involved in the attacks had previously fought for the Islamic State group. The terrorist attacks will have serious consequences on foreign direct investments, as worldwide companies and governments were waiting for the first signs of economic improvement to enter the Iranian ...

Global Media Feds charge Dearborn man with aiding terror group
Author: 0 Feds charge Dearborn man with aiding terror group

Samer El Debek of Dearborn, Michigan, was arrested June 1 in Livonia, Michigan, while Ali Kourani was arrested in the Bronx . "Recruited as Hezbollah operatives, Samer El Debek and Ali Kourani allegedly received military-style training, including in the use of weapons like rocket-propelled grenade launchers and machine guns for use in support of the group's terrorist mission".

Author: 0 Trump looks to spread blame for travel ban problems

The ban, which targeted majority-Muslim countries in the name of public safety, arguing that the government needed time to develop " extreme vetting ", put the brakes on entry into the US for people holding passports from seven countries for 120 days, and banned refugees for a more extended period.

Global Media Report says Iran investigating Saudi role in attacks
Author: 0 Report says Iran investigating Saudi role in attacks

Minister of Intelligence Mahmoud Alavi said Thursday that certain aspects of the terror attacks can not be disclosed at the moment. The Revolutionary Guard noted in a statement that the attacks happened shortly after Trump's meeting with "one of the reactionary rulers of the region", an apparent reference to Saudi King Salman.

Author: 0 Top intel officials weren't pressured to intervene on Russian Federation probes

And repeatedly, they gave roughly the same answer: "no comment". Coats said he would not discuss the matter in public, because it involved confidential conversations. The chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, Ronna McDaniel, said, "Today's testimony proved what we have known all along: President Trump is not under investigation, there's still no evidence of collusion, and he did not hinder the investigations in any way".

Author: 0 Iran investigating Saudi role in attacks

Saudi Arabia dismissed the accusation. Authorities have raised the death toll in a pair of Islamic State group attacks on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader to 17 people killed. The U.S. has designated Iran a state sponsor of terrorism since 1984. NPR's Michele Kelemen notes that the State Department condemned the attack and wrote that "the depravity of terrorism has no place in a peaceful, civilized world".

Global Media Youssef Zaghba named as third London Bridge attacker
Author: 0 Youssef Zaghba named as third London Bridge attacker

An Italian court, Tribunale del Riesame, ruled there was insufficient evidence to charge Zaghba with terrorist offences and he could not be deported because he held Italian nationality. Italian intelligence officials reportedly communicated this to their United Kingdom counterparts. Two young boys said he had given them candies and £2 each in a nearby park last week.

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