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Author: 0 Anti-Putin Leader Arrested Before Daylong Protests Across Russia

Navalny, who had a green liquid thrown in his face in April, robbing him of some of his sight, said hundreds of people had attended demonstrations in Russia's Far East on Monday morning. Police in St Petersburg arrested about 50 protesters at the unsanctioned protest at Mars Field. Around 900 people were arrested at protests Monday in Russia's capital and second city according to OVD - an independent group monitoring arrests.

Global Media Gunman kills 36 in Manila casino
Author: 0 Gunman kills 36 in Manila casino

Police said the gunman, who initially escaped the scene after his attack, had gone into a room at the Maxims hotel, which is connected to the casino, and set himself on fire on the bed. The victims have been identified except for four guests and two employees. "It is a simple robbery and most likely it was done by a demented person", Albayalde told reporters outside the casino.

Author: 0 Saudi carrier seeks to poach Qatar Airways crews

Baker said 18 destinations were now out of bounds for the airline. Before arrival, PM Nawaz was briefed about the ongoing situation by the ambassadors in Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ) and Qatar. Qatar says it denounces terrorism and that the moves to isolate it are politically motivated. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is scheduled to talk Monday with his Qatari counterpart.

Global Media Philippines appears to reverse position on outside military help
Author: 0 Philippines appears to reverse position on outside military help

But previous statements form the US Embassy in Manila said Saturday that US Special Operations Forces are assisting the Philippine military at the request of the Philippine government. "Today, as the nation observes Independence Day, we will pay homage to the fallen soldiers of Marawi", presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said.

Global Media Sessions says he will appear before Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Sessions says he will appear before Senate Intelligence Committee

Mr Shelby chairs the Senate appropriations sub-committee. He says in a letter to Shelby that the Russian investigation would become the focus and he would appear before the intelligence committee instead. As for the timing of Sessions' recusal, Comey said the FBI expected the attorney general to take himself out of the matters under investigation weeks before he actually did.

Global Media Madhya Pradesh farmers protest: Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends fast on second day
Author: 0 Madhya Pradesh farmers protest: Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends fast on second day

Congress leader and former union minister A.K. Antony said that by apprehending Gandhi and other Congress leaders, the Madhya Pradesh Government had violated the fundamental rights apprised by the Constitution of India . Chouhan, who had claimed that the families of five farmers who died in firing during protests last week in Mandsaur have asked him to desist, ended his fast by consuming coconut water.

Author: 0 Israeli settlement building at highest level since 1992, minister says

The minister noted that " What we've approved on June 6 and 7 is the maximum that can be approved ". Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman made the comments as Israel's government faced mounting pressure from leaders of the settlement units movement, who wield heavy influence in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing coalition.

Global Media Clinton and Trump are once again locked in a Twitter war
Author: 0 Clinton and Trump are once again locked in a Twitter war

Clinton didn't let President Trump's tweet go without a rebuttal. Clinton also blamed Trump associates for her election loss. At Recode's Code Conference on Wednesday, one of the moderators brought up covfefe - a word that took on a life of its own after Trump tweeted a few minutes after midnight: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ".

Author: 0 United Kingdom urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

The carrier also reported a 10 per cent increase in revenue to QAR38.9bn and a 3.4 million rise in passengers from 26.6 million in 2015 to 32 million a year ago after adding 10 destinations. In Doha, Qatar Airways called on the UN´s aviation body to declare the Gulf boycott against the carrier "illegal" and a violation of a 1944 convention on global air transport.

Author: 0 Philippines fight against ISIS grinds on, victory still 'weeks' away

Brigadier-General Restituto Padilla, the military spokesman, said last Friday that the Philippine flag would be flying all over Marawi by tomorrow, the Philippine independence day. Manila said this was technical assistance and there were no United States "boots on the ground". The cooperation between the longtime allies is significant because President Rodrigo Duterte , who came to power a year ago, has taken a hostile stance toward Washington and has vowed to eject U.S.

Global Media US Attorney General to testify over contacts with Russian Federation
Author: 0 US Attorney General to testify over contacts with Russian Federation

Flynn, the former national security adviser. The announcement caps the drama that started over the weekend when Sessions canceled two appearances Tuesday, citing former Comey's blistering testimony last week . "How does that fit in with his recusal?" "I don't understand why the president just doesn't clear this matter up once and for all", said Sen. The president denied trying to interfere with the investigation and said he would be willing to testify under oath about his interactions ...

Global Media US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord
Author: 0 US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

The account in Der Spiegel said that German Chancellor Angela Merkel phoned Trudeau last Tuesday, when they discussed the contents of a communiqué at next month's G20 summit in Hamburg. Scott Pruitt , a friend of the oil industry who is sceptical about man-made climate change and was Trump's controversial choice to head the US Environmental Protection Agency , will represent Washington's interests at the two-day meeting.

Author: 0 Dem Senator Wants Investigation Into Lynch Interference On Clinton Email Investigation

Comey said Lynch's request for him to use the same language that the Clinton campaign was using "gave me a queasy feeling". "There were other things, significant items", he said after calling the tarmac meeting the "deciding factor" and added that "the Attorney General directed me not to call it an investigation and call it a matter-which confused me".

Author: 0 Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Qatar has always been accused of financial links to extremist groups and allowing Islamists to base themselves in Doha and using Qatari media as a platform. The three Gulf nations cut ties to Qatar on June 5 over its alleged support of militants and ties to Iran and ordered all Qataris out within 14 days, while calling their own citizens back.

Author: 0 Ministers to demand softer Brexit as Cabinet meets for first time

While the UK Education's Secretary, Gove also attempted to remove the teaching of climate change from the school geography curriculum. David Gauke was promoted from Treasury Chief Secretary to be the new Work and Pensions Secretary and David Lidington from Commons Leader to Justice Secretary.

Author: 0 What was John McCain trying to say during the Comey hearing?

Comey's explanation was that the Clinton investigation ran its course while the Trump investigation had barely started when Trump fired him . "I get the sense from Twitter that my line of questioning today went over people's heads", McCain said after the hearing.

Author: 0 UK PM May seen fighting for survival after election failure

After visiting Queen Elizabeth II on Friday, a part of electoral procedure, May announced she would try to form a minority government supported by the Democratic Unionist Party , or DUP, from Northern Ireland . Labour won 261 seats. When May called the election seven weeks ago, she was seeking to capitalize on opinion polls showing that her Conservatives had a wide lead over the opposition Labour Party .

Author: 0 Comey should get his story straight on Clinton, Trump

When Comey abruptly lost his job, the FBI was investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible ties between the president's associates and Russia. Earlier Trump broken his silence on Twitter , tweeting he'd been vindicated and derided Comey as a " leaker ". Trump says he's willing to speak with the special counsel investigating Russian government efforts to meddle in the 2016 US election.

Author: 0 May seen fighting for survival after election failure

The Telegraph said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, interior minister Amber Rudd and Brexit minister David Davis were taking soundings over whether to replace her. Predictions of Conservative success became more modest as the party's campaign faltered following a series of missteps. Mr Corbyn said, 'There isn't a parliamentary majority for anybody at the present time, the party that has lost in this election is the Conservative Party , the arguments ...

Author: 0 Theresa May to Remain PM Despite Calls to Go

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has denied plotting to topple Prime Minister Theresa May , who has been weakened by the Conservative Party's disastrous election result. If she is to succeed in delivering the end of Britain's European Union membership which 52 per cent of the British public demanded a year ago, she must find a way to recapture the full support of her party because she will need their votes to pass legislation preparing for and ultimately enacting the departure.

Global Media 01:18Sessions Disagrees With Ninth Circuit Decision to Block Trump's Travel Ban
Author: 0 01:18Sessions Disagrees With Ninth Circuit Decision to Block Trump's Travel Ban

The administration has appealed that ruling to the Supreme Court. As far as the part of the executive order that seeks to temporarily block refugees from entering the country, the Ninth Circuit said that the Trump administration failed to convincingly show that allowing refugees into the country would be harmful, "n$3 or does it provide any indication that present vetting and screening procedures are inadequate".

Global Media Karnan first High Court judge to retire while on the run
Author: 0 Karnan first High Court judge to retire while on the run

It is not only that Justice Karnan has retired on Monday - without being given a formal farewell by the Calcutta High Court - but any relook into his case has to go through a fresh process as one of the seven judges, Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose, has since retired.

Global Media Tens of Thousands Participate in West Hollywood Resist March During LA Pride
Author: 0 Tens of Thousands Participate in West Hollywood Resist March During LA Pride

The centerpiece event , the Equality March in Washington , was endorsed by virtually every major national advocacy group working on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans. Tens of thousands of people were capping off LA Pride weekend on Sunday morning by participating in a so-called Resist March that stretched from Hollywood and Highland to the heart of West Hollywood.

Global Media Clinging to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers
Author: 0 Clinging to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

British voters delivered a stunning political upset when they just failed to return the Conservatives with an overall majority in the 350 seat House of Commons. Freer, a Conservative MP who was able to retain his seat, told The Jewish Chronicle that it was the Labour's anti-semitic reputation that may have helped his return to Parliament.

Global Media Officer who killed black motorist to take the stand Friday
Author: 0 Officer who killed black motorist to take the stand Friday

Yanez has said he was justified in stopping Castile's vehicle because he resembled a suspect in a convenience store robbery, according to court documents. No one saw the gun until paramedics found it in Castile's pocket, according to Dusterhoft. Had Yanez not shot, Kapelsohn said, a gunfight could have erupted between Castile, Yanez and possibly Yanez's police partner who was on the other side of Castile's vehicle that night.

Author: 0 DUP to support minority government after deal reached

What's happening to the numbers? It's a great result for anyone who wants to see more gender equality in politics, and it's happened on the 104th anniversary of the death of suffragette Emily Wilding Davison, who spent her life fighting for the right of British women to vote.

Global Media Mother Loses Arm in Shark Attack While Snorkeling
Author: 0 Mother Loses Arm in Shark Attack While Snorkeling

After doctors in the Bahamas were able to stop the bleeding, the couple were stuck in the Bahamas because of passport and customs issues. She said her ability to stay calm and her faith in God were key to surviving the attack. Tiffany lost the lower part of her arm below the elbow. Her husband remained back on the boat, having left the water after becoming nauseous while swimming.

Global Media May to head minority government with DUP support
Author: 0 May to head minority government with DUP support

The pair formed part of May's small inner circle and were blamed by many Conservatives for the party's lackluster campaign and unpopular election platform. Conservative Party loyalists urged her to change her leadership style, while critics talked about her days being numbered. Mr Davis suggested he was open to co-operation with Labour on the issue but rejected the idea of the United Kingdom remaining in the single market.

Author: 0 GOP official calls suit against Trump 'absurd'

The attorneys general of Maryland and D.C., both Democrats, have scheduled a news conference for noon ET in Washington . At a news conference, Racine and Frosh accused Trump of "flagrantly violating" the Constitution's emoluments clause , which prohibits US officeholders from taking anything of value from foreign leaders.

Global Media Maryland, DC Attorneys General Announce Lawsuit Against Trump
Author: 0 Maryland, DC Attorneys General Announce Lawsuit Against Trump

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and his D.C. counterpart, Karl Racine, didn't disclose the focus of the litigation, which they said in a statement they would formally announce Monday afternoon. It will also ask for access to Trump's personal tax returns as part of the legal process known as discovery, the person said. Norman Eisen, former chief White House ethics lawyer , said jurisdictions such as these are among the "most ideal plaintiffs" to impeach Trump over the finances ...

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

Police responded to the incident within minutes and shot dead the three assailants. Butt, 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan who was known to security services, while Italian authorities said they warned the United Kingdom that 22-year-old Zaghba was a "possible suspect".

Global Media Confusion as Downing St says no deal has been reached with DUP
Author: 0 Confusion as Downing St says no deal has been reached with DUP

Ruth Davidson, the Conservative leader in Scotland, said she had asked May for assurances that there would be no attack on gay rights after a deal with the DUP. The more the United Kingdom delays, the less time it will have available to reach a compromise agreement with the 27 other countries in the EU. The prime minister said she meant to form a government with the Democratic Unionists to form a government that would "provide certainty" and "lead Britain forward at this critical time ...

Global Media Clinging to job, May appoints ministers
Author: 0 Clinging to job, May appoints ministers

The final result was announced nearly 24 hours after polls closed. As one of the young people who voted for Labour , a medical student who lives in the constituency of Dulwich and West Norwood in London said Corbyn could no longer be labelled as unelectable.

Global Media After being accused for Gulf crisis, Trump now offers to resolve it
Author: 0 After being accused for Gulf crisis, Trump now offers to resolve it

Speaking in the Rose Garden, the president said Qatar had "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level". Families are being forcibly separated, and children pulled out of school. UAE praised Trump's leadership in challenging Qatar's support for extremism. He said the blockade is hindering USA military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS.

Global Media Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tuesday
Author: 0 Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tuesday

The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Someone in California Bought the Winning $448 Million Powerball Ticket

No other winners in New Jersey have been announced, but the lottery said in a statement that 2,750,331 players won prizes totaling $21.1 million. A single winning Powerball ticket matching all six numbers has been sold in California and will claim an estimated $447.8 million jackpot.

Author: 0 Russian lawmaker scoffs at Comey testimony

Comey stated that it was a judgment call for him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation since they were more or less aware, through various undisclosed sources, that Sessions might be recusing himself from the Russian probe sooner or later, according to the Politico report .

Global Media Nadal demolishes Wawrinka to win record-extending 10th French Open title
Author: 0 Nadal demolishes Wawrinka to win record-extending 10th French Open title

He also won his first U.S. Open title, becoming the seventh man to win all four grand slam titles. He is the only player in the open era to win a Grand Slam for 10 times. He's been the favorite throughout the tournament, as he's only ever lost two matches on the clay of the French Open . Rafael Nadal said to "win La Decima is very, very special" after demolishing Stan Wawrinka on Sunday to claim a record 10th French Open title.

Global Media Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller
Author: 0 Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

The White House did not immediately respond to questions about Ruddy's claims. "I think it would be unusual [Mueller] would have a confidential conversation and then, a few days later, become the prosecutor of the person he may be investigating", Ruddy said.

Global Media Thousands protest across Russia; opposition leader arrested
Author: 0 Thousands protest across Russia; opposition leader arrested

Petersburg . Prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 30 days by a court in Russian Federation after authorities accused him of helping to organise public protests . A common theme in March and at the latest round of rallies is the presence of rubber ducks, waved in the air by protesters. The 50-minute report claimed Medvedev has assembled "a corruption empire" of luxury properties, yachts and vineyards.

Global Media Israeli intelligence discovered IS plans for laptop bomb
Author: 0 Israeli intelligence discovered IS plans for laptop bomb

Israeli cyberintelligence reportedly uncovered detailed Islamic State plans for bomb attacks aboard aircraft that led to the US ban on laptops on flights from eight Muslim-majority nations. The information gathered revealed plots to hide explosives in electronic devices by an Islamic State-affiliated terrorist group. As a result, the United States last March declared a ban on large electronic devices in carry-on luggage on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries to the USA and the UK.

Author: 0 Sessions Fires Back at Comey, Amid Recusal Questions

KARL: So he said those things under oath, would you be willing to speak under oath to give your version of those events? Trump denied that he ever asked Comey for a pledge of loyalty, or suggested that he "let go" the criminal investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

Author: 0 Theresa May to form minority government

With 649 of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives had won 318 seats and Labour 261 followed by pro-independence Scottish National Party on 34. After Thursday's vote, May's Conservative Party still has the largest number of lawmakers, but lacks a parliamentary majority.

Global Media Spicer Won't Say If Sessions May Claim Privilege
Author: 0 Spicer Won't Say If Sessions May Claim Privilege

Also in question is his recusal from the Russian investigation on possible interference during the November 2016 Elections. Until the panel chairman's statement on Monday, it had been unclear whether Sessions would testify in an open or closed setting.

Global Media No interest in renegotiating Paris climate deal; McKenna
Author: 0 No interest in renegotiating Paris climate deal; McKenna

The U.S. did participate in other aspects of the 15-page statement on sustainable development and private sector financing of climate change adaptation. The American government may have pulled out of the agreement, but the American people remain committed to it. Many local governments pledge to carry out the provisions of Paris with or without the Trump administration .

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