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Author: 0 Iran: The twin attackers killed, IS claims responsibility

The Iranian security forces arrested 41 members of Daesh terror group (outlawed in Russia), in four provinces across the country, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry said in a statement on Friday. Sunni Saudi Arabia denied any involvement in the attacks. The legislation under consideration mandates the imposition of sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and extends terrorism sanctions pertaining to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps .

Global Media London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say
Author: 0 London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say

The British Red Cross's Saturday Night for London fundraising drive to support the victims of the attacks has raised over £700,000 since Sunday, and is backed by Borough Market where three knifemen attacked people enjoying a night out. After the London Bridge attack, Prime Minister Theresa May said that Britain was under threat from a new breed of crude copycat militants. The commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police says the nationalities of the eight victims in the terrorist ...

Global Media UK: May to form minority govt after shock at polls
Author: 0 UK: May to form minority govt after shock at polls

DUP leader Arlene Foster is interviewed by Reuters at the DUP office in Omagh, Northern Ireland February 24, 2017. There has been no decision as yet on whether there will be a formal coalition between the Conservatives and the DUP or if they will operate on a "confidence and supply" arrangement - whereby the unionists would support a minority government on vital matters in return for some of their policies being enacted.

Author: 0 Trump should stop tweeting about travel ban, legal experts say

In the same series of tweets on Monday morning, Trump doubled-down on his call for a " travel ban ", affirming what lawyers and activists have argued all along: that his proposed restriction on immigration from a number of Muslim-majority countries amounts to a ban on Muslim immigration to the United States.

Global Media Puerto Ricans to indicate whether they want to join the United States
Author: 0 Puerto Ricans to indicate whether they want to join the United States

Both political parties are actively boycotting the plebiscite and campaigning against the pro-statehood New Progressive Party , which controls the executive and legislative branches of government. The sovereignty view is and has been a minority in Puerto Rico. The smaller Puerto Rican Independence Party has also called for a boycott, explained WSJ .

Author: 0 India asks Saudi Arabia, Qatar to resolve differences through dialogue

Qatar is reaching out for support overseas as it has fallen out with its Arab neighbours, who accuse it of sponsoring extremist groups and present its ties to the Muslim Brotherhood movement and sponsorship of Al-Jazeera network. "I know those foundations". Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain severed ties with Qatar on Monday over long-standing allegations that Doha was courting Iran and fomenting instability in the region.

Author: 0 British PM Seeks Minority Government Following Election Losses

May had been expected to win comfortably. May, who after (mildly) opposing Brexit in the referendum accepted the verdict of the voters, thought that by holding an early election she could strengthen her ability to secure a definitive divorce from the European Union on terms favorable to the United Kingdom, a so-called "hard Brexit".

Global Media IS claims London attacks; more held
Author: 0 IS claims London attacks; more held

Mr Rowley said: "While formal identification is yet to take place, detectives believe they know the identity of the attackers". Ms Delcros is said to have been seriously injured. Recently identified London attacker Youssef Zaghba was stopped at an Italian airport in 2016 trying to travel to Syria , multiple British media outlets report.

Author: 0 Qatar Crisis Shows Risk of Trump's Saudi Reset

In an extraordinary broadside against a key US partner, President Donald Trump lambasted Qatar on Friday for funding terrorism "at a very high level" and insisted that it stop. The swift sequence of efforts to isolate Qatar leaves the country in an extremely precarious position - forty percent of the country's food is supplied by Saudi Arabia, for instance, and the nation relies on other countries for things ranging from sustenance to labor .

Author: 0 Donald Trump '100%' willing to testify under oath on James Comey

Given the pains to which Comey went to write down his version of the meeting with Trump , not to mention Comey's immediate conversations with colleagues and the utter plausibility of his account, Trump's denials seem thoroughly unconvincing to me.

Author: 0 LeBron James climbs to third place in career NBA Finals scoring

But that team, they knew what they were about. James says that he told his mom returning to Cleveland was about the big picture. Meanwhile, Durant joined an already established Golden State core of Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala .

Author: 0 Erdogan pledges 'full support to Qatari brothers' amid Gulf crisis

He was speaking as his Bahraini counterpart met with Turkey's president in Ankara. "India believes that peace and security in the Gulf are of paramount importance for the continued progress and prosperity of the countries in the region", Gopal Baglay, spokesperson of the MEA, said.

Author: 0 May confirms 'deal' with DUP following election result

British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip stand on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, London , after addressing the press Friday, June 9, 2017 following an audience with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham. Northern Ireland is the only remaining country in the United Kingdom where same-sex marriage is illegal, due to the DUP using a veto to block any legislation trying to change legislation.

Author: 0 Trump Punches Back, Accuses Comey Of Lying To Congress

President Donald Trump , speaking Thursday at the Faith & Freedom Coalition in Washington, said he would never let the evangelical community down, arguing that "we are under siege" but that "we will come out bigger and better and stronger than ever".

Author: 0 Israeli Occupation of Palestine Generates Humanitarian Crisis

Similarly, 55 percent said it would have been "wise" to annex Judea and Samaria following the war. Israel has pursued an increasingly aggressive settlement regime despite broad worldwide condemnation, eating away at Palestinian territory and torpedoing the chances of success for a two-state reality.

Global Media Theresa May finally does her bit for ousted Tory MPs
Author: 0 Theresa May finally does her bit for ousted Tory MPs

They stood down after it was reported that Mrs May was under pressure to ditch them or face a leadership challenge. Timothy, who was special adviser to Theresa May when she was Secretary of State at the Home Office and also worked on her election campaign, was appointed Joint Chief of Staff past year in July.

Author: 0 Ruth Davidson 'given gay rights assurance from PM' over DUP deal

The policy essentially means the United Kingdom would withdraw from the European Union single market and limit the ability of EU citizens to live and work freely within the country. Mrs May's joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resigned amid intense Tory criticism in the wake of the snap election which saw the Prime Minister lose her Commons majority.

Global Media Erdogan urges lifting of blockade against Qatar
Author: 0 Erdogan urges lifting of blockade against Qatar

He further appreciated Qatari efforts by stating; "within this framework, we appreciate the cool-headed and constructive attitude presented by Qatar". "Our position on countering terrorism is stronger than numerous signatories of the joint statement - a fact that has been conveniently ignored by the authors", the Qatari government said in a statement .

Global Media Raikkonen tops practice at Canadian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Raikkonen tops practice at Canadian Grand Prix

I'm not so happy with the last run I had in qualifying. Hamilton's second hot lap in Q3, a flawless and nearly breathtaking run and the fastest recorded at the circuit, was enough to secure pole and allay some of the concerns of the team, who have been working to better understand their car's performance.

Global Media Guess How Bernie Sanders Feels About The UK Election Results?
Author: 0 Guess How Bernie Sanders Feels About The UK Election Results?

May expected to increase the number of her Conservative Party's seats in the parliament in order to avoid additional problems during the talks. But May soldiered on Friday, re-appointing senior ministers to her Cabinet and holding talks with a small Northern Irish party about shoring up her minority government.

Global Media North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships
Author: 0 North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships

The North's official Korean Central News Agency said: "This new-type cruise rocket is a powerful attack means capable of striking any enemy group of battleships", adding it can be used "at will". The North Korean missile tests present a hard challenge to new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has expressed a desire to reach out to the North.

Global Media Iran rejects Trump's comments on Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran rejects Trump's comments on Tehran attacks

The attacks on Wednesday at Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini wounded more than 50 people and were the first claimed by Islamic State (IS) in Iran. The IS, a hardline Sunni jihadi group, claimed the attacks and threatened further assaults on Iranian Shia Muslims. Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed what he called the "repugnant White House statement".

Global Media Qatar FM rejects intervention in foreign policy
Author: 0 Qatar FM rejects intervention in foreign policy

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A top Emirati diplomat said Wednesday "there's nothing to negotiate" with Qatar over a growing diplomatic dispute about the energy-rich nation's alleged funding of terror groups, signaling Arab countries now isolating it have no plans to back down.

Author: 0 McCain's fuzzy questions for Comey leave observers puzzled

According to Comey's statement , he does not tell Sessions about Trump's request. October 28, 2016 Days before the presidential election, Comey announces that more State Department emails have been discovered on the laptop of former New York Rep.

Author: 0 The 'Brexit' blunder continues to bedevil Britain

US President Donald Trump said in the Oval Office before a meeting with the President of Romania that the results of Thursday's election in the United Kingdom in which Theresa May lost her majority in parliament were unexpected. The prime minister was the alpha and the omega of the Conservative campaign, which emblazoned her name in huge lettering on its posters and buses. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she assumed Britain still wanted to leave the European Union and talks should ...

Global Media Uber refunds journeys during London Bridge terror attack
Author: 0 Uber refunds journeys during London Bridge terror attack

CCTV video has emerged of police firing at the London Bridge attackers . "The other [suspect], Rachid Redouane , was not known". The three terrorists were dead - eight minutes after they drove their van into London Bridge and started stabbing anyone they could find.

Author: 0 British election - Democratic Unionist Party play the kingmakers

According to the BBC , " Theresa May - or whoever succeeds her - would be a far more plausible partner for the DUP, which is pro-Brexit and right of centre on many issues". 'One of them is country, one of the others is LGBTI rights and I asked for a categoric assurance that if any deal was done with the DUP there would be absolutely no rescinding of LGBTI rights in the rest of the United Kingdom and that we would try to use any influence that we had to advance LGBTI rights in Northern ...

Author: 0 Sadiq Khan: Cancel Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit

When you have a special relationship it is no different from when you have got a close mate", he told Channel 4 . "There are many things about which Donald Trump are wrong". "And I think to suggest something like that is utterly ridiculous". The point is there is a reason to be alarmed. "We keep saying, "It's going to be great" and 'Hold fast, ' 'We're going to keep calm and carry on.' Maybe we have to keep calm and actually do something", he said.

Global Media Police raid sees 20th arrest made in London Bridge attack probe
Author: 0 Police raid sees 20th arrest made in London Bridge attack probe

Eight people were killed and the three attackers were shot dead by police. Ringleader Khuram Shazad Butt's efforts to hire the bigger truck failed when his payment was declined, the BBC reported. The flammable liquid was put inside 13 wine bottles, some of which were labelled "Baywood: Fruity Rose", and had rags tied to their lids, police said.

Author: 0 Tillerson Urges Nations To End Blockade Against Qatar

London, Riyadh, Moscow - Qatar has chosen to harden its stance towards its Gulf neighbors, according to recent statements by its foreign minister, who stressed that his country was not ready to change its foreign policies to resolve the ongoing crisis.

Global Media Devendra Fadnavis forms ministerial panel to address farmers' issues
Author: 0 Devendra Fadnavis forms ministerial panel to address farmers' issues

At least five farmers, including Dhanaji Jadhav, have committed suicide in Maharashtra since Monday, reported PTI . "Don't cremate me till the time Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis arrives". Vijay Deshmukh, the state minister in-charge of Solapur district, has visited the state earlier in the day. Fadnavis has been the target of opposition ire over the ongoing farmers stir.

Global Media Third London Bridge terrorist named as Moroccan-Italian — UNMASKED
Author: 0 Third London Bridge terrorist named as Moroccan-Italian — UNMASKED

Seven were killed and almost 50 wounded. Instead he resorted to "plan B" and rented a white van which ploughed into pedestrians as the perpetrators launched their rampage last Saturday night, killing eight and injuring dozens more. Butt's family said Wednesday they were "shocked and appalled" by his actions. Italian officials said suspicions about him had been shared with British authorities.

Global Media Iran says IS-claimed attacks killed 16
Author: 0 Iran says IS-claimed attacks killed 16

The group of four people in women's clothes, equipped with AK-47 assault rifles, handguns and suicide vests, opened fire in the building of the Iranian Parliament , with a subsequent explosion. 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 Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III offered to resign, sadly didn't follow through

Earlier this week, Trump blamed Sessions' Department of Justice for the problems the administration has had with passing a travel ban that would prevent people from Syria and 5 other predominantly Muslim countries from entering America. Trump told people at the time that he anxious the decision would be seen as an admission of defeat - and has continued to express frustrations with the Justice Department's actions.

Author: 0 Erdogan Ratifies Deployment of Turkish Troops to Qatar

Qatar said it leads the region in attacking what it called the roots of terrorism, giving young people hope through jobs, educating hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees and funding community programmes to challenge extremist agendas.

Author: 0 Eiffel Tower lights out for Iran attacks

In the wake of twin deadly attacks on Iran claimed by ISIS, both the USA and Iran have accused each other of sponsoring terrorism overseas. The attacks injured more than 40 people. Iran said yesterday that the five Iranians who killed 17 people in twin attacks in Tehran were Islamic State group members who had been to its strongholds in Iraq and Syria.

Author: 0 EU's Juncker says member states need to up defense spending

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressed his disappointment at the recent Czech government decision not to accept any migrants within the quota system anymore, Czech Senate chairman Milan Stech told CTK after talks with Juncker who arrived in Prague today.

Author: 0 How Trump responded to Comey calling him a liar

Asked if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath, Mr Trump replied: "100 percent". When Karl asked about the so-called "loyalty pledge" that Comey referred to, Trump denied that it ever occurred, saying "I hardly know the man, what kind of person would do that?" " I didn't say that ", Trump said at a joint press conference alongside the president of Romania.

Author: 0 Iran rejects US statements on attacks in Tehran

On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavai , said the country was investigating whether Saudi Arabia had a role Wednesday's attacks. It was not clear when the five men returned to Iran ahead of Wednesday's attacks. But some young Sunnis seem to regard policies of Shi'ite-led Iran as oppressive at home or aggressive overseas, such as in Iraq and Syria, pushing more of them into the arms of jihadist groups.

Global Media Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; several injured
Author: 0 Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; several injured

Halbert said police haven't yet interviewed the bus driver. Officials say the bus overturned and landed on the auto, now the road is blocked. A prosecutor has told jurors in OH that the white former police officer who killed a black unarmed motorist should have followed his training, while the defense says the man who was killed should have followed orders.

Global Media Modi, Ghani agree for concerted efforts to fight terrorism
Author: 0 Modi, Ghani agree for concerted efforts to fight terrorism

He has done it on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit on Friday. Security and stability are the basis of economic cooperation among SCO member states, Jiang noted, adding that SCO expansion would help the alignment of China's Belt and Road Initiative with the development strategies of other SCO member states.

Author: 0 Ferrari dominates final practice with Vettel, Raikkonen one-two; Stroll 18th

It was just about the here-and-now". Points leader Sebastien Vettel in the other Ferrari was third in the afternoon, following a morning session in which his back end spun out in Turn 6. "Nevertheless I feel the auto is very good, I was really happy this morning, I was happy this afternoon and it should be very good in the race so I'm looking forward to tomorrow".

Author: 0 Iran arrests dozens of IS-linked individuals: ministry

Since the attacks took place, Iran's intelligence and security forces have stepped up their activities, identifying and arresting a number of suspects and foiling potential terrorist threats. One senior Iranian official told Reuters that Daesh had established a network of support in the country, and suggested that members' motivation was as much political and economic as to do with Sunni radicals' belief that Shiites are infidels.

Author: 0 McCain says confusing Comey questions resulted from tiredness

Two days later, Comey is questioned by a Republican-led House Committee about his recommendation. This was Comey's first appearance since his abrupt termination, and he clearly had a lot to get off his chest. officials regarded it as disingenuous in an investigation that was so widely known. Nor did his fellow senators necessarily follow along. Kasowitz labeled Comey "one of these leakers" who are "actively attempting to undermine this administration with selective and illegal ...

Global Media France's Le Pen won't use Russian Federation contacts during Putin visit
Author: 0 France's Le Pen won't use Russian Federation contacts during Putin visit

He said any use of chemical weapons in Syria - where Russian Federation is propping up the government of President Bashar Assad - is a "red line" for France and would be met by "reprisals" and an "immediate riposte" from France. Macron's government says it backs United Nations -mediated peace talks in Geneva. In response, Putin appeared to deny that Russian hackers targeted the French election ("that would have been impossible"), and he insisted that there was "nothing to discuss" ...

Author: 0 May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party

Those values could come up in any power-sharing talks with the Conservatives . She tried to appeal to those on modest incomes with an insultingly hardline approach on Brexit and immigration, and offered nothing substantial to improve their finances or public services in the manifesto .

Author: 0 EU's Brexit negotiator says talks when United Kingdom ready

May asked Britain's Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a new government on Friday after an election debacle that saw her Conservative Party lose its parliamentary majority days before talks on Britain's European Union departure are due to begin.

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