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Author: 0 Iran arrests two suspects linked to attacks in Tehran

The country's Supreme Leader said the attacks will add to the hatred that Iranians harbor toward the US and Saudi Arabia. "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship". IS has also claimed multiple attacks inside Saudi Arabia. "It is astounding what Iran continues to do around the world", said Corker, urging his colleagues to confront the threat Tehran poses.

Author: 0 British police identify 3rd London attacker as Italian of Moroccan descent

London's Metropolitan Police has identified the three suspected London Bridge attackers as (L-R) Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba . Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure as the opposition has raised questions over the third terrorist attack in three months and the government's security strategy as a general election looms.

Author: 0 Trump is unlikely to invoke executive privilege to stop Comey's testimony

Trump later fired Comey, prompting the appointment of Robert Mueller, Comey's predecessor as FBI director, as a special counsel to investigate the extent of Russia's interference in the US election, whether there was collusion with the Trump campaign and whether Trump attempted to obstruct the investigation.

Global Media Garcetti says city will follow Paris Agreement goals
Author: 0 Garcetti says city will follow Paris Agreement goals

Canadians know we need to take decisive and collective action to tackle the many harsh realities of our changing climate. Mr Roger-Mark DeSouza - director of population, environmental security and resilience at the Wilson Centre in Washington - said that at the very least, Mr Trump has "spurred nationwide dialogue and discussion on the importance of climate to the USA interest".

Global Media London terror attacks: British police makes one more arrest in Ilford
Author: 0 London terror attacks: British police makes one more arrest in Ilford

But he changed, she said, when he went to Britain about a year ago and was seduced by radical views propagated on the internet. "And this happened in England, absolutely". "It is a awful thing, something that should not happen", she said. Collina said she told her son, "At this point you should be ideal". Neighbors described Butt as an avid weightlifter and Transport for London confirmed he worked for London Underground in customer service before leaving last October.

Author: 0 Concerned world leaders in touch with Qatar Foreign Minister, diplomats

Economic effects of cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar have extended to the suspension of Qatari riyal transactions by a number of central banks of the countries that made a decision to boycott Doha . The Qatari Ambassador to Washington, Meshal Hamad Al-Thani, wrote on Twitter that a key pillar of Doha's foreign policy was mediation. "We are an independent country with sovereignty and we refuse any custody over Qatar", he said, speaking at the ministry of foreign affairs.

Global Media London Terror Attack: The Victims
Author: 0 London Terror Attack: The Victims

The Boden family said Kirsty, 28, was running to help victims of the stabbing and van attack when she was fatally injured. Kirsty Boden was killed after she ran towards danger to help people, her family said. At the launch of the 2018 Invictus Games at Sydney's Admiralty House today, the Prince began his speech by saying: "I'd like to start by sending my thoughts to those affected by Saturday's attack in London Bridge".

Global Media General election: Westminster chaos will make Brexit more complicated, say European Union leaders
Author: 0 General election: Westminster chaos will make Brexit more complicated, say European Union leaders

Just days before talks on Britain's divorce from the European Union were due to begin, British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party won the most seats in a snap election on Thursday but lost its parliamentary majority. "I thought surrealism was a Belgian invention", quipped Verhofstadt, a former Belgian prime minister. There was concern that a weak minority administration and a possible leadership challenge to May after her electoral gamble backfired might mean further delay to ...

Author: 0 Iran says Islamic State group attacks killed 17

Algeria condemned the attacks targeting the Iranian parliament building and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in Tehran , terming them "criminal acts". Saadat took little solace from US President Donald Trump's expression of sympathy. Gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Iran's parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary leader, killing at least 12 people, wounding dozens and igniting an hours-long siege at the legislature that ended with four attackers dead.

Author: 0 Brazil's electoral court keeps Temer in office

The austerity measures aim to bring a gaping budget deficit under control and restore investor confidence.The electoral court, known as the TSE, voted 4-3 to acquit the Rousseff-Temer ticket, avoiding the annulment of their election and the removal of Temer from office, who took over from Rousseff previous year in the midst of Brazil's worst recession.

Global Media Naga rebel Khaplang dead, blow to NE militancy
Author: 0 Naga rebel Khaplang dead, blow to NE militancy

Khaplang, a Hemi Naga from Myanmar led the Naga insurgency movement for decades. While unconfirmed sources said that Kilonser Peyong Konyak, a self-styled Brigadier, will take over as commander-in-chief, BJP leader Ram Madhav tweeted that "leadership will be taken over by" NSCN (K) vice-chairman Khango Konyak.

Author: 0 Theresa May's election gamble appears to backfire

She said any changes to her personal team would be for another day after colleagues criticised the way May ran the campaign. Looking tense as she delivered remarks after being re-elected to her Maidenhead constituency, 30 miles west of London , May said, "The country needs a period of stability and whatever the result the Conservative Party will ensure that we fulfill our duty in ensuring that stability".

Author: 0 Qatar blasts 'baseless' Saudi, allies terrorism list

The list included Youssef El-Qaradawi, the 90-year-old Egyptian-Qatari scholar and spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood organization, which has been designated a terrorist organization by Egypt, UAE and Saudi Arabia. Apparently Trump swallowed their cynical accusations without question: "Perhaps", he tweeted , the Qatar boycott "will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism ".

Global Media Amarillo's Zheng narrowly misses making National Spelling Bee finals
Author: 0 Amarillo's Zheng narrowly misses making National Spelling Bee finals

The Omaha girl must now wait until all 291 spellers finish the preliminaries to learn whether she moves on. When about only 10 spellers remain, the competition will pause until the primetime finale. A Chesterfield student is getting an "A+" for her efforts at the 90th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington DC. He advanced on Wednesday by correctly spelling the word "agonistic", which means combative.

Author: 0 Resorts World Manila gunman identified

Albayalde. Police believe Carlos set fire to gambling tables as a diversion and fired a barrage of shots into a door to break it down. At least 37 patrons and employees died, mostly from smoke inhalation as they tried to hide on the second floor, including one the casino's VIP rooms, Albayalde said.

Global Media Rays hit 5 homers, beat Athletics 13-4
Author: 0 Rays hit 5 homers, beat Athletics 13-4

At the time of his injury, Smith was batting.273 with three stolen bases in 22 at-bats. Kiermaier was hurt while sliding awkwardly into first base during Tampa Bay's win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. The Phillies completed a minor league transaction Friday morning, trading IronPigs utility player Taylor Featherston to the Tampa Bay Rays . Mallex Smith will take over center field for Kevin Kiermaier .

Global Media AFP verifying Indonesian info about 1200 IS militants in PH
Author: 0 AFP verifying Indonesian info about 1200 IS militants in PH

Marawi is known as "Islamic City" in the Philippines for its Muslim-majority population. Shortly after the violence erupted Duterte imposed martial law across the southern region of Mindanao, home to 20 million people, to quell what he said was an IS bid to establish a base in the country.

Global Media Penguins crush Predators, win away fromd efending Stanley Cup title
Author: 0 Penguins crush Predators, win away fromd efending Stanley Cup title

Subban's head into the ice . In this Stanley Cup Final, Pekka Rinne has had to fish roughly one of every four pucks he's faced in Pittsburgh out of his net: 11 goals on 45 shots. The two took a tumble in a tangled mess behind the Pittsburgh net during the first period and Crosby repeatedly shoved Subban's head into the ice, drawing offsetting holding minors.

Author: 0 Trump accuses Qatar of funding terror 'at a very high level'

The publication of the sanctions list comes amid increasing efforts by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain to diplomatically and physically isolate the tiny but wealthy Gulf state of Qatar, which has been subjected to a series of co-ordinated measures in the past five days.

Author: 0 London Bridge attack: Death toll rises to eight

He is thought to have been thrown into the river as the terrorists ploughed a van into pedestrians. London police have said all 12 people held since the attack late on Saturday from the Barking neighbourhood, have been freed. Three men - Khuram Butt , Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba - drove into pedestrians on London Bridge on Saturday evening (local time) before stabbing passers-by with knives, killing eight.

Global Media Trump accuses ex-FBI chief James Comey of lying
Author: 0 Trump accuses ex-FBI chief James Comey of lying

Comey testimony included statements he felt Trump was pressuring him to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn , though he stopped short of saying the president ordered him to halt the inquiry into Trump's campaign ties to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Mattek-Sands edges out Kvitova in French Open

Angelique Kerber is the first women's No. 1 seed to lose in the French Open's first round in the Open era. The German dropped serve in the next game, with Makarova hitting another four clean forehand winners to consolidate her hold on the match.

Global Media Curfew to be relaxed in Mandsaur post farmers agitation
Author: 0 Curfew to be relaxed in Mandsaur post farmers agitation

Only talks can end the differences. But on Thursday the state's Home Minister Bhupendra Singh backed away from the claims, announcing that it had become "clear from the investigation that the five people died from police bullets". Farmers' groups started gathering at the Sehore toll plaza on the highway early today. They erected barricades and stopped the traffic, causing a severe jam and inconvenience to the hundreds of commuters.

Author: 0 As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Saudi Arabia and other states in the region to ease their blockade of the peninsula, saying it was affecting the US-led fight against Islamic State. Despite Tillerson's assessment that the fight against ISIS had been impacted, Pentagon officials said there has been no immediate disruption. Aircraft that fly out of Qatar - including fighter jets, drones and refueling planes - can be relocated to a number of other bases in the region including in Iraq, ...

Author: 0 UK Prime Minister Theresa May: Will she stay or go?

That move helped him in the wake of the recent major terrorist attacks in Manchester and London . George Osborne, the former finance minister who stepped down at the election, told ITV that the results were "catastrophic" for his party. The British currency lost as much as 3 cents against the dollar late Thursday and early Friday, to fall as low as $1.2636 in Asian trading hours after the final results started trickling in.

Global Media 43 new designations in Qatar-linked terror list
Author: 0 43 new designations in Qatar-linked terror list

But while praising Qatar's emir for working to limit the funding of terror groups, Mr Tillerson said more needed to be done. Qatar does not support terrorist groups, it stressed, pointing out that "our position on countering terrorism is stronger than numerous signatories of the joint statement - a fact that has been conveniently ignored by the authors".

Global Media Merkel: EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'
Author: 0 Merkel: EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

However, tension over trade has surfaced under U.S. President Trump and his "America First" policy. The Chancellor is on a two-day visit to Mexico to discuss trade and human rights with President Enrique Pena Nieto. "We hope the modernization of the free trade agreement between Mexico and the European Union leads to a significant increase in our trade relationship", Pena Nieto told a joint press conference.

Author: 0 Trump's Personal Attorney Denies Comey Allegations, Says Comments Vindicate President

U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer plans to file a complaint over memos shared by former FBI Director James Comey about his conversations with the president, CNN reported on Friday. But Donald Trump refused to say whether his private conversations with the fired FBI Director were taped - an issue at the centre of conflicting accounts of what passed between them.

Global Media Theresa May's speech in full on forming Government with DUP
Author: 0 Theresa May's speech in full on forming Government with DUP

She said: "Nationalist opinion is looking to leadership at home and across Ireland not Britain". May remains defiant on Brexit , vowing to deliver the will of the people. However, many MPs have urged her to stay on. "The party that has lost in this election is the Conservative Party". May called a snap election in April in what she said was an attempt to strengthen her mandate ahead of negotiations with the European Union about the British exit from the bloc.

Author: 0 Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped

Comey testified that after he was sacked, he gave copies of the memos he wrote about his meetings with Trump to "a friend of mine to share" with reporters. He further denied ever asking Comey for his "loyalty", contradicting Comey's detailed sworn testimony about a private dinner the two men had in the White House.

Author: 0 Comey's testimony was a net plus for Trump

But did the revelations make waves in Russian Federation? "The president has the authority to direct the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to stop investigating anyone", Dershowitz stated on "Your World" today. During the Watergate scandal there was remarkable testimony from former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean, who outlined the president's participation in the coverup of a litany of offenses that led to his ouster.

Global Media Trump, France's Macron call to congratulate May on election
Author: 0 Trump, France's Macron call to congratulate May on election

The prime minister also invited the French President to visit Pakistan. Macron, who still has to present his first meaningful reform, has been on a winning streak since his election, due to the decomposition of the traditional parties, as well as to a series of worldwide stunts.

Global Media 'I will provide certainty': May's United Kingdom election gamble not paying off
Author: 0 'I will provide certainty': May's United Kingdom election gamble not paying off

She then announced to the public she would work with "our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party". The DUP is a unionist political party in Northern Ireland and is led by Arlene Foster . Those who want to tear apart the union that we cherish and benefit from so hugely have been sent a clear and resounding message. Sky's Northern Ireland correspondent David Blevins said: "The DUP have a very delicate balance to strike between how they use this power they suddenly find ...

Global Media UK PM To Seek Queen's Permission To Form Govt
Author: 0 UK PM To Seek Queen's Permission To Form Govt

The Prime Minister made the announcement in Downing Street just before 12.55pm, after visiting Buckingham Palace to meet The Queen. Speaking after visiting Buckingham Palace Mrs May said only her party had the "legitimacy" to govern, despite falling eight seats short of a majority.

Global Media UK: Johnson rules out cancelling Trump's state visit
Author: 0 UK: Johnson rules out cancelling Trump's state visit

He took the Mayor of London's quotes out of context , and even when corrected, argued that Khan was making a "pathetic excuse". "Sadiq Khan is doing a good job", she told a press conference in central London, when asked if Trump was wrong to attack the mayor's call for calm in the wake of the attacks.

Global Media Modi calls for concerted efforts to tackle terrorism menace
Author: 0 Modi calls for concerted efforts to tackle terrorism menace

PM Modi thanked the SCO members for the inclusion of India into the organisation. PM Modi spoke on the need for enhancing connectivity in the region, adding it was key to boosting trade and investment. Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ( SCO) Summit amid growing differences between the two countries over a host of issues, including the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and India's NSG membership bid.

Global Media Third London attacker identified
Author: 0 Third London attacker identified

British officials confirmed that Khuram Shahzad Butt, one of the three attackers who launched a van and knife attack in central London Saturday night, was a member of the al- Muhajiroun extremist group with links to the jailed preacher Anjem Choudary .

Global Media Manuel Noriega, Former Dictator of Panama, Dead at 83
Author: 0 Manuel Noriega, Former Dictator of Panama, Dead at 83

Noriega also helped the USA seize drug loads at sea and track money laundering in Panama's banks, and reported on guerrilla and terrorist activities. Known as "Pineapple Face" for his pockmarks, Gen Noriega became armed forces chief and ruler of the Central American country in 1983. Noriega had been serving lengthy prison sentences in Panama for murder and forced disappearances during his dictatorship.

Author: 0 Iran says Trump reaction to attacks 'repugnant'

Local police in Iran's western province of Kermanshah also said two people have been arrested in connection with the double attacks, while over 90 handguns have been discovered during a security operation in Ravansar County. "The fact ISIS claimed responsibility proves that they [Saudi Arabia] were involved in the brutal attack". The Islamic State (IS) group had said it carried out the attacks, which would be a first in Iran the BBC has reported.

Author: 0 UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said she had lost all legitimacy and called on her to stand aside and allow him to form an alternative administration, declaring: "We are ready to serve". Her remarks made clear that she is planning to form a minority government with backing from the DUP - rather than entering a formal coalition with the party.

Global Media Turkey Chooses Sides in Gulf Conflict as Erdogan Defends Qatar
Author: 0 Turkey Chooses Sides in Gulf Conflict as Erdogan Defends Qatar

It also comes as Saudi Arabia and other neighbors cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, alleging it funded terror groups and has developed a close relationship with Iran , a nation with which it shares its vast offshore natural gas field. Earlier this week, Trump appeared to tie the blockade to the success of his trip in May to Saudi Arabia and welcomed it as positive news in a series of tweets .

Author: 0 Pelosi: Trump Shows 'Contempt for Justice'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi gave perhaps the dumbest response of the week when a reporter asked her if President Trump should testify against James Comey. Pelosi is assessing the president this way: "I'm concerned about his fitness for office". Her account of Trump's sentiment about the election raises questions about whether the president does indeed believe - against all evidence to the contrary - that he did or could have won the popular vote in November.

Global Media India, Pakistan tension over Kashmir pose challenge for SCO
Author: 0 India, Pakistan tension over Kashmir pose challenge for SCO

Modi pointed out that this was a historic day in the history of SCO and India is determined to cooperate in a proactive and positive manner. He said SCO can also focus attention to address the problem of climate change. However, India on Monday denied any possibility of a meeting between the two leaders on the sidelines of the SCO summit , according to a Hindustan Times report .

Global Media Pasadena Humane Society to Hold
Author: 0 Pasadena Humane Society to Hold "Free Adoption Day" June 22

Because of this, the organization has put out an urgent call for adopters and foster parents. This sweet laid back guy loves to lounge around on comfy dog beds and just be by your side getting pets. But despite the amenities - window views and massive climbing trees in Kitty City; private "catnip TV" with videos of birds and squirrels in interior rooms; visitors and volunteers to provide emotional and mental stimulation - cats are much better off in homes of their own, she said.

Global Media Poland watches as United Kingdom exit polls predict hung parliament
Author: 0 Poland watches as United Kingdom exit polls predict hung parliament

The BBC reported, however, that May did not plan to resign. " Theresa May has no intention of announcing her resignation later today", BBC Political editor Laura Kuenssberg told BBC radio, adding, however: "It's not clear to me whether they're trying to kill the rumours off before she truly makes her mind up".

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