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Global Media US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel
Author: 0 US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

It is unclear whether the upcoming intelligence committee hearing will be open or closed. Sessions said the Senate Intelligence Committee is most appropriate because it "has access to relevant, classified information". He will appear before the committee on Tuesday days after FBI's former director James Comey , in a testimony, accused Trump of trying to block a probe into ties between former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Angela Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK election

Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, indicated on Twitter that the European Union was prepared to show some patience, making it clear that talks should not begin until the political situation had settled in the UK. Mrs May called the snap election in order to secure a clear mandate for her vision of Brexit. The voters didn't give it to her - nearly 60 percent of those who voted Thursday rejected the Conservatives.

Author: 0 London's Mayor Wants To Cancel Trump's Trip To The UK

She told The Sun that the President's comments about Mr Khan were "wrong" and said politics should be put aside during terror attacks. Trump, meanwhile, said that "it is his ignorance to say that" and has raised questions about the approach of London's to confronting terrorism.

Author: 0 Melbourne siege an act of terror, ISIS claims responsibility

Khayre was released on bail late previous year after he committed a violent burglary in 2012, but he was also charged with, and then acquitted of, involvement in a terror plot against an army barracks in Sydney in 2009. He forced her to call Channel Seven news in Melbourne during the stand-off with police, then said: "This is for IS (Islamic State)". ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.

Author: 0 The Six-Day War that changed Palestinian history

Currently, the Golan Heights is home to 50,000 people, among which more than half are Israelis, who have made quite a life there, taking care of apple and cherry orchards and producing award-winning Israeli wines. "Ending the occupation that began in 1967 and achieving a negotiated two-state outcome is the only way to lay the foundations for enduring peace that meets Israeli security needs and Palestinian aspirations for statehood and sovereignty".

Global Media Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

U.S. president Donald Trump is ramping up pressure on Qatar to stop what he calls a "high level" of financial support of terrorism. In a joint press conference with Bahrain's foreign minister, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey would continue efforts to end a regional dispute that has sought to isolate Qatar.

Global Media Szczur's pinch homer helps Padres to 6-3 win over Royals
Author: 0 Szczur's pinch homer helps Padres to 6-3 win over Royals

Chacin's two-seamer wasn't a complete meatball, but it came right over the heart of the plate and Perez crushed it. Cain capped Kansas City's highest-scoring inning since a 10-run first against the Cleveland Indians on August 23, 2006, hitting his slam off a 97-mph fastball from Jose Valdez.

Author: 0 Police foil new terror plot as they arrest three people planning attack

Searches were underway at the residential property and a business address in Ilford, the latest in a series of raids since the weekend assault. Eight people were killed in the attack, including a Frenchman whose body was found in the river Thames on Tuesday, and 48 people were hospitalised.

Author: 0 After talk of Comey's 'lies,' Democrats want Trump to testify under oath

But there was no rest for partisan spinners. Three Houston venues who are welcoming patrons for this historic event on Capitol Hill: Axelrad 1517 Alabama Street D&T Drive Inn 1307 Enid Street Jimmy's Ice House White Oak Drive Comey will testify about his role in investigating allegations of Russian influence in the 2016 USA presidential election.

Author: 0 Trump says he would be willing to testify under oath

And the memos themselves are now in the hands of the Justice Department's special counsel, Robert Mueller. "All these acts together - including and most significantly firing the man in charge of the investigation - was [Trump] doing that because he wanted to influence the investigation because he didn't like the way it was going?" He has not taken a clear public position.

Author: 0 United Kingdom power deal talks still ongoing: PM Theresa May's office

May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly, as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament. Mrs Foster told Sky News: "We had very good discussions yesterday with the Conservative Party in relation to how we could support them in forming a national government - one that would bring stability to the nation".

Global Media Theresa May To Form UK Govt With Right-Wing Irish Democratic Unionist Party
Author: 0 Theresa May To Form UK Govt With Right-Wing Irish Democratic Unionist Party

In a buoyant mood, Corbyn piled on pressure for May to resign, saying Friday morning that people have had enough of austerity politics and cuts in public spending. Within hours of the results being announced, reports suggest May had teamed up with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). Theresa May behaved on Friday like a prime minister who had won a fresh mandate, driving along the Mall to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government.

Author: 0 Cosby's lawyers try to paint accuser as opportunist

She says Cosby fondled her breasts and genitals after drugging her at his suburban Philadelphia home in January 2004. Thirty years old at the time, Constand was director of women's basketball at Temple University, where Cosby sat on the board of trustees.

Author: 0 Theresa May says she'll remain PM despite calls to go

But she added: "For us to have come from such a long way back, supposedly, to be in a position where we could form the next government is an extraordinary performance on behalf of the Labour Party and shows what we can do when we unite".

Global Media Egypt's El-Sissi praises Trump's stance on Qatar
Author: 0 Egypt's El-Sissi praises Trump's stance on Qatar

Gulf monarchies and Egypt's government also view Islamist groups as a threat to their rule. Turkey and Qatar have both provided support for the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and backed rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Author: 0 Stop funding terror, teaching hate: Trump to Qatar

Trump accused Doha of funding such groups at a "very high level" as Gulf states - led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE - launch a media and diplomatic war on Qatar. Qatar acknowledges its links to these groups but denies that it supports terrorism . Tillerson's plea to Qatar's neighbors to pull back their efforts to isolate the tiny gas-rich nation marked a shift from previous statements by the Trump administration.

Author: 0 United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, announced on Saturday that they had quit following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. They formed part of May's small inner circle and were blamed by many Conservatives for the party's lackluster campaign and unpopular election platform, which alienated older voters with its plan to take away a winter fuel allowance and make them pay more for long-term care.

Author: 0 Unarmed London cop who fought attackers in critical condition

The Italian reports said Zaghba was intercepted at the Bologna airport previous year as he was about to board a plane for Turkey, apparently with the intention of joining Islamic State militants in Syria . Butt, also known as Abu Zaitun, 27, appeared on Channel 4's The Jihadis Next Door and lived in Barking. According to police, Khurram Butt was on the list of authorities and MI5 but was considered as "low priority".

Global Media Trump on Comey accusation: 'I didn't say that'
Author: 0 Trump on Comey accusation: 'I didn't say that'

Congress wants to know if President Trump taped his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey . "I don't think it's for me to say whether the conversation I had with the president was an effort to obstruct". A few days after Comey was sacked, Trump warned via Twitter that "Comey better hope that there are no " tapes " of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" A reporter asked Trump why he feels "vindicated" by Comey's Senate testimony, and asked about ...

Author: 0 India, Pakistan Join Shanghai Cooperation Organization

The expansion of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) carries historic significance as India and Pakistan become full members of the bloc, SCO leaders said on Friday. Many fear that India and Pakistan might not be able to work together, and the SCO might face the same problems as SAARC did - with two regional powers not cooperating, there is always a fear that working together might not be achievable.

Author: 0 Macron party tops French parliamentary vote - partial official count

The latest opinion polls forecast that Macron's centrist Republic On the Move (LREM) party and its center-right Modem allies will get at least 30 percent of the votes on Sunday, with the conservative The Republicans and its allies at around 20 percent and the far-right National Front around 17 percent.

Global Media Paris' Notre-Dame's assailant reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'
Author: 0 Paris' Notre-Dame's assailant reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

The motive for the attack was not immediately clear. In addition to the hammer, the suspect was armed with kitchen knives and other unsophisticated weapons, Collomb said, adding that he appeared to have acted alone. Soldiers patrol its streets alongside police to guard tourist sites, government buildings and events. Hundreds of tourists were deliberately locked inside the cathedral as the incident unfolded.

Author: 0 House passes bill to undo Dodd-Frank financial rules

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. Democrats have warned the Republican counter bill would jeopardize financial sector oversight. The bill would eliminate numerous provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that tightened rules on banks in an effort to ward off another financial crisis.

Author: 0 Theresa May Top Aides Resign After Disastrous Election

May's Conservative Party won 318 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons compared to 330 seats in 2015. Labour, written off as nearly unelectable just weeks ago, surpassed expectations by securing 261 seats in a last-minute surge of support.

Global Media Theresa May pledges a new government based on 'certainty'
Author: 0 Theresa May pledges a new government based on 'certainty'

The DUP , which increased its number of seats to 10, said it was working on a deal with the Tories whereby it would support them on a vote-by-vote basis. DUP leader Arlene Foster has said her party is entering into discussions with Theresa May about forming a new government . We have worked well with May.

Global Media Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis

Most of Qatar's gas exports go to Asia via sea - 72 percent according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. It wasn't immediately clear how Trump's sharp condemnation might affect USA cooperation with Qatar, which hosts some 10,000 us troops and a major USA air base that serves as a staging ground for operations in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Global Media Israeli court awards Netanyahus $32500 in libel case
Author: 0 Israeli court awards Netanyahus $32500 in libel case

The Tel Aviv Magistrate Court ruled that Igal Sarna libeled the Netanyahus in a post on Facebook , in which he claimed that Sara Netanyahu kicked Benjamin Netanyahu out of the auto during a night ride from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Reacting to the verdict Sunday, Sarna said in a Facebook post that he would appeal: "This kind of verdict is what is expected during these dark days".

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia, Bahrain welcome Donald Trump's scolding of Qatar

The US ambassador to Qatar , Dana Shell Smith, tried to appeal for calm on Twitter by drawing attention to the US's past statements of support for Qatar's work in combating terrorism financing and highlighting the "great partnership" between the US and Qatar.

Author: 0 Pollsters project Macron on course to dominate parliament

In the wake of Le Pen's qualification for the presidential runoff, her far-right National Front party is expected to get its highest-ever score, but doesn't appear able to become the major opposition force Le Pen had hoped for. The far-right National Front party of former presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is projected to win 14 percent of the vote, relatively unchanged from its performance in the 2012 election.

Global Media N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories
Author: 0 N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories

May's office has already said that the senior Cabinet members - Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their current jobs, but she is expected to reshuffle the lower ranks of ministers.

Global Media Top Theresa May aides resign after conservative United Kingdom election humiliation
Author: 0 Top Theresa May aides resign after conservative United Kingdom election humiliation

Labour has urged Mrs. The DUP has been at the centre of attention since winning 10 of Northern Ireland's 17 seats and finding itself the party of choice to help the Conservatives. One organiser led chants of "racist, sexist, anti-gay, the DUP has got to go ". The talks were in line with leader Arlene Foster's "commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge", the party said in a statement.

Global Media The Prime Minister's statement announcing the new Government
Author: 0 The Prime Minister's statement announcing the new Government

He said the party supports Mrs May's call for a period of calm, adding "we certainly agree with that". With the exception of West Belfast and North Down, there is a rough diagonal line running down the Province from Londonderry to Strangford - on the right, the DUP controls all the seats; on the left, every seat is Sinn Fein's.

Global Media US, Saudis accused of supporting attacks
Author: 0 US, Saudis accused of supporting attacks

In a condolence message read to mourners ahead of a funeral for the victims of Wednesday's attack that killed 17 and wounded scores, Khamenei blasted leaders in Washington and Riyadh. Iranian-backed militants are fighting ISIS in Syria and Iraq. But Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Thursday that "we still can not judge that Saudi Arabia has had a role in this terrorist incident".

Global Media Iranian security forces kill mastermind of Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iranian security forces kill mastermind of Tehran attacks

Police, who said they were holding six suspects as part of their investigation into the attacks, also increased their patrols in the streets and subway stations of Tehran on Thursday. Ali Larijani, the speaker of Iran's parliament, also spoke out ahead of the funerals. "For the moment, he's happy to sell as many arms as possible to quiet the people at home in America because he has much bigger problems there, including his relationship with Russian Federation".

Author: 0 Police make new arrests after London and Manchester terror attacks

Earlier, police identified Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, and a 30-year-old Rachid Redouane as the other two attackers. The latest arrests come on the eve of Britain's general election today, after a political campaign marred by the London attack and a suicide bombing in Manchester last month which left 22 people dead.

Global Media Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco
Author: 0 Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

The former prime minister of Finland, Alexander Stubb, tweeted , "Looks like we might need a time-out in the #Brexit negotiations". If that plan becomes a reality, the DUP would not hold any ministerial posts, but provide support for the Conservative government, which would depend on DUP votes in order to hold on to power.

Global Media UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next
Author: 0 UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

May confirmed the appointments of many of her leading ministers, with only a few tweaks including the promotion of ally Damian Green to Cabinet Office minister, a senior role that administers the day-to-day running of the government. According to a report published in the Guardian , "the wealthier people with more than £100,000 in assets will have to pay for their own elderly care out of the value of their homes, rather than relying on the council to cover the costs of visits by care ...

Author: 0 Trump Offers 'Warm Support' to Theresa May After Poll Setback

Although they lost the majority they had a surge of votes and seats, forcing the Conservatives' minority government . A deal with the DUP and their 10 lawmakers would give her a workable majority. The losses complicate the SNP's plans to push for a new referendum on Scottish independence as Britain prepares to leave the EU. May had called the election in order to consolidate her mandate to negotiate Britain's exit from the Europe Union.

Author: 0 Qatari FM to visit Russia amid Gulf row

For starters, the country is simply too wealthy to be pushed around easily. India imports natural gas from Qatar, but this is unlikely to be affected. These four states have spearheaded the anti-Qatar campaign by sealing their borders and closing their airspace to Qatar's planes. In an earlier interview with the Saudi newspaper Makkah yesterday , Sheikh Khalid said he appreciated Kuwaiti mediation to resolve the dispute but that all options were open for his country to protect ...

Author: 0 New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP -senior Conservative lawmaker

He's a professor of political science at Cardiff University in Wales. With just 318 seats, May's Conservative party fell short of the 328 total needed for a majority government in Thursday's shocking snap elections . May called the early election in April when opinion polls suggested she was set for a sweeping win. It was three years before the next scheduled election, and the conservatives already had a secure, if small, majority.

Global Media 'Pandemonium' - police officer describes arriving at London Bridge attack
Author: 0 'Pandemonium' - police officer describes arriving at London Bridge attack

Police are questioning seven suspects over suspected links to the attackers, Pakistani-born British citizen Khuram Butt , Moroccan Rachid Redouane , and Youssef Zaghba, an Italian national of Moroccan descent. The belts were still being worn by them when they were shot dead by armed officers. Police also revealed that the attackers had stored in the van petrol bombs - several wine bottles filled with flammable liquid and rags wrapped around them - but police fatally shot the trio before ...

Author: 0 Afghan commando kills three US soldiers in 'insider attack'

A Taliban infiltrator in the Afghan army has shot two USA soldiers dead before he got killed in a return fire, Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial government in Nangarhar told Anadolu Agency. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the shooter was a member of the militant group and had killed four Americans and wounded several more. In March, three American soldiers were wounded by an Afghan soldier at a base in Helmand province .

Author: 0 Trump '100%' Willing To Testify About Comey Discussions

One of these is Comey's assertion that the president said , "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting [Michael] Flynn go", in the Oval Office on February 14. Read: Did James Comey Lie During Testimony? He writes regularly on his blog: "How Did We Get Into This Mess?" The leaders of the House Russia investigation, Reps.

Author: 0 Top two aides to British PM May quits

Ms Perrior described meetings in Downing Street where Ms Hill would come up with "crazy" ideas - but that Mrs May would rarely overrule her. The deal sits uneasily with some Conservatives because of the DUP's opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage.

Global Media DUP leader Arlene Foster to hold talks at No10 with Theresa May
Author: 0 DUP leader Arlene Foster to hold talks at No10 with Theresa May

He also revealed the wrecking tactics Labour intend to use in Parliament in a bid to force the Tories from power. In a call with the Prime Minister, Mr Kenny spoke of his concern that talks between the Conservatives and DUP over a "confidence and supply" agreement could harm the peace process.

Global Media Here's How UK Markets Are Responding to the Election Surprise
Author: 0 Here's How UK Markets Are Responding to the Election Surprise

The currency gave up all gains from the announcement of the election last month, which were spurred by optimism the vote would strengthen the Conservative Party's negotiating hand in Brexit talks. Membership soared following Friday's result, according to Labour MP Richard Burgon, which saw Theresa May's Conservatives fail to win an outright Commons majority.

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