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Global Media No-one has right to 'blockade' my country, says Qatar foreign minister
Author: 0 No-one has right to 'blockade' my country, says Qatar foreign minister

Bahrain's foreign minister will visit Turkey on Saturday and meet with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to discuss recent developments in the region, the Turkish foreign ministry said . Crisis in the Gulf: Why is Qatar under siege? "This is what we expect from Saudi, the Custodian of the Holy Mosques [in Mecca and Medina]", Erdogan added.

Author: 0 Dems look to flip Georgia congressional district

More than 140,000 people voted early in the election so far, according to Georgia Secretary of State Biran Kemp . But changing demographics in the South and a crowded Republican field led to Ossoff garnering the most votes when the first ballots were cast in this race.

Author: 0 Michelle Carter, Who Texted Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself, Is Found Guilty

Like I dont get why you arent, ” Carter wrote to Roy the day of his suicide. Prosecutors argued meanwhile that, when Roy got out of his truck, Carter told him to " get back in ". He also declared that what amounted to a constant and aggressive encouragement (for him to go ahead and take the suicide plunge) during these texts was what " caused the death of Mr.

Author: 0 Met Office issues yellow warning of rain for tomorrow

Forecasters have issued a level three "amber" warning for the heatwave, which is just one away from a national emergency, to be in force from 9am on Monday to 9am on Thursday. In response to the extreme hot weather, Simon Bottery, director of policy at Independent Age, the older people's charity said: "Older people can suffer adverse effects on their health during the hot weather and can be more vulnerable to heatstroke, heat exhaustion and dehydration".

Global Media Severe weather expected to affect 60 million Americans Monday
Author: 0 Severe weather expected to affect 60 million Americans Monday

The thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe storms to materialize. The main threat with the coming thunderstorms is "scattered damaging winds", according to the National Weather Service . News Meteorologist Dan Brown said the front should exit the region by Tuesday morning. The system is expected to linger west of the island through to Sunday.

Author: 0 White House urges tech CEOs to weigh in on modernizing gov't

It was also a chance for Jared Kushner , the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, who is heading up the American Technology Council , to make rare public remarks. In February, embattled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick backed away from a Trump economic council after critics of the president's travel ban announced a boycott of the company.

Global Media Singapore PM apologies for harm caused by family feud over house
Author: 0 Singapore PM apologies for harm caused by family feud over house

He added that he had done everything possible to avoid the dispute and had wanted to settle his siblings' unhappiness privately. "I deeply regret that this dispute has affected Singapore's reputation and Singaporeans' confidence in the government", the leader said in the televised message Monday evening as he returned to duty after vacationing overseas.

Author: 0 Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Video on Iranian state TV showed the weapons on truck missile launchers in the daylight before the nighttime volley. The missile strikes are the first reported ground-to-ground attack from Iran into Syria since the latter got embroiled in a civil war in 2011.

Author: 0 Real president Perez 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure

Perez assured the fans that the Portugal global would be honouring his contract with Real Madrid while insisting that he would contact the star striker only after the conclusion of Portugal's Confederations Cup campaign. Italian daily Gazzetta dello Sport on Sunday threw Bayern Munich into the mix, while British tabloids proposed Chelsea as a shock landing spot, adding to former club Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain, with their financial clout, as likely suitors.

Global Media Brexit negotiations have begun today
Author: 0 Brexit negotiations have begun today

Brexit minister David Davis and the EU's negotiator Michel Barnier held their first meeting in the European Commission building, while their teams discussed organisational issues. The Brexit talks, which finally began yesterday, came nearly a year after Britons voted to leave the European Union and amid confusion over what exactly the British government wants from the divorce.

Author: 0 Trump's 'Muslim ban' dealt new blow by US appeals court

Another U.S. appeals court upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban Monday, dealing the administration another legal defeat as the Supreme Court considers a separate case on the issue. Regarding this week's ruling, Advancing Justice said, "Today we are proud that our courts continue to stand up for the Muslim community and the rule of law".

Global Media London fire death toll rises as 58 are missing, presumed dead
Author: 0 London fire death toll rises as 58 are missing, presumed dead

Mr Cundy said: "Sadly, at this time there are 58 people who we have been told were in the Grenfell Tower on the night that are missing, and therefore sadly, I have to assume that they are dead". So, the residents are saying that the final death toll could be much higher than the figure what British authorities are giving. Transport for London (TfL) said the move had been made "at the request of the London Fire Brigade".

Global Media New $40K reward offered in missing Chinese scholar case
Author: 0 New $40K reward offered in missing Chinese scholar case

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that'll help locate a visiting scholar from China who disappeared from the University of IL. Surveillance footage showed Zhang getting into the black Saturn Astra hatchback around 2 p.m. on the Friday she vanished, according to campus police.

Global Media German lobby calls for fast Brexit deal on trade
Author: 0 German lobby calls for fast Brexit deal on trade

Brexit Secretary David Davis has met with the EU's negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels to officially start Brexit negotiations. Amid reports that May is set to make a "generous offer" on the rights of European Union citizens remaining in Britain, the source said London had been warned against doing so this week, on the grounds that it could drag up the thorny issue before talks had really got going.

Global Media Attorney: Trump not under investigation
Author: 0 Attorney: Trump not under investigation

The White House spent the day clarifying that the President was not confirming whether he was indeed under investigation, but rather was simply responding to the report . Rosenstein, in an appearance before Congress on Tuesday, declined to answer a question about his memo recommending Comey's firing by saying it could be part of the special counsel's investigation.

Global Media Police attend incident at Manchester service station
Author: 0 Police attend incident at Manchester service station

A total of eight people have now been released without charge. "He was arrested on suspicion of offences contrary to the terrorism act", Greater Manchester police said on Twitter . Abedi, 22, bought most of the key component parts of the bomb in the days before the attack. The star spent time with youngsters at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in a surprise appearance ahead of a benefit concert tomorrow.

Global Media Jharkhand JAC Class 12th Arts Result 2017 declared. Check your results here
Author: 0 Jharkhand JAC Class 12th Arts Result 2017 declared. Check your results here

The exam was held between February 18 and March 7. If you are unable to check your JAC 12th Result for Arts stream online, you can follow the simple steps provided below to check the JAC Intermediate Arts Result 2017. We wish good luck to all JAC Inter Class 12 Arts candidates. The JAC is tasked with conducting intermediate and secondary education. Summary: The pass percentage of both the streams dipped as compared to previous year.

Author: 0 Was the United Kingdom election a rejection of Brexit?

The new Taoiseach and his administration should now publicly disassociate itself from the pro-unionist, partisan position of the British Government and bring forward a comprehensive plan for Irish reunification, he said . Prompted by her poor election showing, particularly among pro-EU young people who fear losses of jobs and opportunity from Brexit, some of her most senior ministers and two former Conservative prime ministers have called for a rethink.

Author: 0 One Pulse, one love

The owner of the gay nightclub in Florida that was the site of the worst mass shooting in modern USA history says she misses the club. "These were people who are your kids, your nephews, nieces, these are people that are full of life, and what took their life was bigotry and discrimination and hatred".

Author: 0 Is The British Pound Still Falling? Election Brings Uncertainty To English Currency

Chancellor Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and Brexit Secretary David Davis have all been kept on in their roles. "Mayhem" screamed the headline on the front page of The Sun , Britain s biggest selling newspaper that is normally sympathetic to the Conservatives.

Global Media Grenfell Tower fire: Police say 58 people are missing and presumed dead
Author: 0 Grenfell Tower fire: Police say 58 people are missing and presumed dead

Confirming the latest death toll, Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy said the tower remained "in a very hazardous state" but there was "nothing to suggest at this time that the fire was started deliberately". May said those living in similar high-rises "also want answers" and ordered local authorities to complete urgent safety checks. One banner showed a drawing of May with the words "Shame" and "Disgrace".

Global Media Man rams police vehicle in Paris; attacker likely killed
Author: 0 Man rams police vehicle in Paris; attacker likely killed

A vehicle carrying two gas canisters, two handguns and one Kalashnikov collided with a police auto near the Champs-Elysées in Paris around 3:40 p.m. A policeman was shot dead and two others were wounded in an attack on the Champs Élysées in April, just days before the presidential election. Police say the situation is now under control, with no one injured, BBC reported.

Author: 0 All eyes on Georgia ahead of significant special election

On the final night before voting, though, he played to the base. Dr. Nadine Becker wasn't politically involved until she saw Donald Trump elected president, but the suburban Atlanta gynecologist didn't know how to engage, given her traditionally Republican surroundings.

Global Media Mattis Given Authority to Set Troop Levels in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Mattis Given Authority to Set Troop Levels in Afghanistan

The US official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to speak more freely, said the move is similar to the April decision that gave the Pentagon more authority to set troop levels in Iraq and Syria. "This will enable our military to have greater agility to conduct operations, recognizing our military posture there is part of a broader regional context".

Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty Inch Higher In Early Trade

Equity benchmarks- Sensex and Nifty finished flat, despite on Tuesday after opening positive for the day. The Nifty Bank sub-index closed 0.18 per cent lower. The Nifty Pharma Index was down as much as 1.08 percent as ongoing quality concerns raised by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration pressured pharma stocks.

Global Media London fire: 58 presumed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze, say police
Author: 0 London fire: 58 presumed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze, say police

Fifty-eight people are "missing and presumed dead" following the fire at Grenfell Tower , police have confirmed. It may take longer than that. "As I've said before, I have to presume if people are missing that they are dead". 'The identification process as I've explained before is to worldwide disaster identification standards meaning we are relying on dental records, finger prints or DNA.

Author: 0 Kovind is NDA Presidential candidate

Kumar is keen to hold up the flag for regional aspirations, cater to his constituency, and to boost his national image - in supporting Kovind, he will get them all, the IE report says. State BJP President Tapir Gao has also welcomed the decision that Bihar Governor and senior BJP leader Ram Nath Kovind would be the Presidential candidate of the BJP-led ruling NDA at the Centre.

Global Media Nation pauses to remember Grenfell victims as death toll climbs to 79
Author: 0 Nation pauses to remember Grenfell victims as death toll climbs to 79

Grenfell fire survivors were "angry" and "passionate" during a meeting with Theresa May , as their harrowing accounts moved her to well up, say people who were present. She addressed worries that victim's voices "will not be heard". The comments came as former chief fire officer Ronnie King told the Observer newspaper that urgent requests for meetings with ministers and action to tighten rules were stonewalled.

Author: 0 Hamas, PFLP, ISIS Buck over Claiming Recent Jerusalem Attack

Two Palestinians were shot dead after opening fire at and trying to stab a group of Israeli police officers at one scene, police said. Israeli media reported that in one of the incidents, close to Damascus Gate , the attackers rushed at a group of border guards, with one brandishing a homemade submachine gun, which jammed.

Global Media Champions Trophy, Ind vs Pak: Hardik Pandya breaks Adam Gilchrist's record
Author: 0 Champions Trophy, Ind vs Pak: Hardik Pandya breaks Adam Gilchrist's record

Victorious Pakistan players dominated the Champions Trophy team of the tournament which was announced on Monday with their captain Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of the side. Pakistan, however, have lost all three of their previous matches against India in the knockout stages of International Cricket Council events. That Pakistan lifted the trophy was surprising enough - at eighth in the world they began as the lowest-ranked team in the tournament - but it is the way they demolished ...

Global Media Brexit Minister: No Doubt Britain Leaving EU
Author: 0 Brexit Minister: No Doubt Britain Leaving EU

But the situation is very different from 12 months ago when the Brexiteers were riding high, with Prime Minister Theresa May's entire approach called into question after a disastrous election performance on June 8. Monday's negotiations are to start in Brussels at 11 am (0900 GMT) with 90 minutes of talks between Barnier and Davis, followed by a working lunch between the pair, and a press conference.

Global Media German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit
Author: 0 German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit

Britain seems to have tacitly accepted the EU's plan for sequenced talks, which will focus first on the terms of Britain's withdrawal, with negotiations on a future relationship and trade deal coming later. Brussels insists that those living in Britain now should be able to keep those rights after Brexit. It is expected talks will take place once a month in Brussels as they work through the issues to be resolved.

Author: 0 58 people missing and presumed dead after London tower fire

As of 1:30pm today those teams have re-entered the building and are now continuing with the recovery operation, which will take many weeks to come. Fire broke out in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower , a social housing block in Kensington, west London , in the early hours of Wednesday, trapping residents inside as it tore through the building with terrifying speed.

Author: 0 United Kingdom sees 'happy' Brexit outcome for both sides: Foreign Minister Boris Johnson

Monday's talks however are likely to focus on the practical details of timings for the coming months, with the big, divisive issues left aside for now, officials said. "Our aim is to have one week of negotiations every month", said Barnier that further described the break-down of talks to into three groups that are to deal with: Citizens rights, Single financial settlement and Other separation issues.

Author: 0 Britain, EU kick off Brexit negotiations

Meanwhile, Mr Barnier said he believed a "fair" deal was possible for both sides but he made clear the talks, beginning a year after the UK's Brexit referendum, would take place according to a timetable set by the EU. But Brussels has ruled out any consideration of those issues until progress has been made on its key demands -Britain's exit bill, estimated by Brussels at around 100 billion euros ($112 billion); the rights of three million European Union nationals living in Britain and the one ...

Author: 0 A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started

Britain and the European Union have finally began formal Brexit negotiations, vowing overnight to work constructively for a deal despite disarray in London over whether to go for a "hard" or "soft" divorce. An increasingly concerned European Union has been pushing London to hurry up, with time running out for a deal and three months already gone since May triggered the two-year Article 50 European Union exit process.

Global Media Virginia voters picked their parties' nominees for governor, lieutenant governor
Author: 0 Virginia voters picked their parties' nominees for governor, lieutenant governor

On the Republican side, Stewart has tried to make his support of Trump a top issue in the primary while Gillespie, a former Republican National Committee chairman, has largely tried to keep Trump at arm's length. Northam is lieutenant governor of Virginia and a pediatric neurologist at the Children's Specialty Group in Norfolk. It took several more hours for a call to be made in the unexpectedly tight GOP race, with Gillespie besting Stewart by less than five thousand votes .

Global Media Restoring powersharing the priority as Brexit talks begin, says Irish minister
Author: 0 Restoring powersharing the priority as Brexit talks begin, says Irish minister

She is seeking to negotiate a so-called "confidence and supply" arrangement whereby the DUP will throw their weight behind the government in key Commons votes, such as on the Queen's Speech and Budgets. "I will be making that case tomorrow for example despite the fact that it should really be a First Minister and a Deputy First Minister there to meet Michel Barnier or others to make the case for Northern Ireland".

Global Media Talks on British exit from European Union begin in Brussels
Author: 0 Talks on British exit from European Union begin in Brussels

Mr Davis, who unlike Ms May has long campaigned to leave the EU, will meet chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier , a former French minister, at the European Commission's Berlaymont headquarters at 11am (0900 GMT). The aim is to make sufficient progress to get leaders of the other 27 European Union countries to agree to move on to talks on a future relationship with Britain , including a trade deal, he said.

Author: 0 Robert Mueller gifts probe to US President Donald Trump for birthday

About 60 percent of Americans think Trump attempted to obstruct or impede the investigation, the Associated Press/NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll found. It cited five people briefed on the requests by Mr. Mueller's team who spoke on condition of anonymity. Trump and his supporters have repeatedly complained about leaked reports about the progress of Mueller's investigation, many of which have appeared in either the Post or The New York Times .

Global Media Rep. Scalise's Condition Upgraded from Critical to Serious
Author: 0 Rep. Scalise's Condition Upgraded from Critical to Serious

Scalise, Tyson Foods lobbyist Matt Mika, congressional aide Zach Barth and US Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner were shot during an attack on the Republican congressional baseball team as it practiced Wednesday morning. Five people were injured , including MI native Matt Mika and U.S. Rep Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, who remain in critical condition. "It'll sure be a different game without him there", said Representative Cedric Richmond, the starting pitcher for the Democratic team ...

Global Media Russia Says It Will Track US Planes As Potential Targets In Syria
Author: 0 Russia Says It Will Track US Planes As Potential Targets In Syria

Russia's defence ministry condemned the downing of the jet in a separate statement , saying the latest incident, in addition to others, was a violation of global law. strike, according to The Washington Post . The US Navy jet, an F/A-18E Super Hornet model, shot down the Russian aircraft over the contested area of Raqqa in Syria.

Global Media London mosque attack suspect arrested on terror grounds
Author: 0 London mosque attack suspect arrested on terror grounds

British Security Minister Ben Wallace said authorities were aware of rising far-right activity, but were not aware of the suspect prior to the attack near a north London mosque. "We don't yet know the full details, but this was clearly a deliberate attack on innocent Londoners, many of whom were finishing prayers during the holy month of Ramadan".

Author: 0 Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation, Attacks DOJ

Dianne Feinstein , top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she was "increasingly concerned" that Trump will fire both Mueller and Rosenstein . "The Department of Justice has a long-standing policy to neither confirm or deny such allegations". However, several days later, in an interview with NBC News's Lester Holt, Trump contradicted his administration and cited "this Russian Federation thing" as the reason for Comey's sacking.

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