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'One Love Manchester' concert goes on, drawing some 50000 fans


Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester concert has proved no storm, no attack, no nothing will ever stop people from coming together as the pop diva's gig was a successful show with an nearly 50,000-strong crowd in attendance. Despite being injured in the city's terror attack a fortnight ago, the 15-year-old music fan said it was good for her to be at the show. The benefit concert also paid tribute to the victims of Saturday night's attack on London Bridge and Borough Market, and raised ... Read More »

ITUC Response to US Announcement on Paris Agreement

The letter is called "We Are Still In" - as in, still in the Paris Accord. Pittsburghers notably took issue with Trump saying, "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris". Gore argued Sunday that reducing carbon emissions is a global challenge and that Trump's decision to withdraw from the accord has hurt America's stature. Read More »

French Open 2017: Defending champion Garbine Muguruza & Venus Williams out

Along with intense disappointment, there was also relief for the Spaniard, who has struggled to cope with the expectation since her triumph here past year. She poured her tactics on heavy, they exchanged powerful cross court after cross court shots but it was Bacsinszky who put a bit more spice in her strokes with slicing and dropshotting to win points. Read More »

The Russia problem only one reason Donald Trump has a hiring problem


The president ended his second tweet on the matter by again referring to several congressional investigations and the FBI's probe into Russian Federation as a collective "Witch Hunt!" There's no room for nuance let alone reality for anyone hoping to keep a job in Donald Trump's White House anymore. Read More »

Saudi shuts Al-Jazeera office in Qatar row: ministry

Qatar is home to global airline Qatar Airways and many airports in the Gulf region are major hubs for worldwide connecting flights. Sheikh Sabah later called Qatar´s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and "urged him for restraint and not to take any measure that could escalate" the situation. Read More »

UAE central bank weighing financial implications of diplomatic rift with Qatar

And Saudi Arabia is shutting its border with Qatar. A general view taken shows boats sitting in the port along the corniche in Doha , Qatar, June 5, 2017. Qatar also emerged as a strong supporter of the Syrian opposition. Soccer's governing body, FIFA, said on Monday it was in "regular contact" with Qatar's 2022 organizing committee, but did not comment directly on the diplomatic situation. Read More »

Trump assails Justice Dep't court strategy on travel ban

The US President accused the capital's mayor of giving a " pathetic excuse " for how he reassured Londoners after seven people were killed on London Bridge and in Borough Market. On Monday, Trump once again attacked the London mayor. Trump and Khan have spent the past year sniping at one another , largely over Trump's proposed travel ban that would temporarily bar some Muslims from entering the United States. Read More »

Khachanov beats Isner, last US man at French


The third-round match between a pair of past major champions was much tighter than the straight-set scoreline might indicate. "I like it a lot, but it's tough to talk". After beating Tomas Berdych in round two, he bounced back well from losing the third set to Isner to win 7-6 (7/1) 6-3 6-7 (5/7) 7-6 (7/3) in a match carried over from Saturday evening. Read More »

Qatar minister calls for calm as diplomatic crisis spirals

There were several worldwide reactions towards the decision of number of the Arabic and Islamic countries to sever relations with Qatar , taken on Monday, as per charges for Doha for supporting terrorists groups. Five Arab countries and the Maldives have severed ties with Qatar , suspending diplomatic relations and cutting off land, sea and air routes to the nation. Read More »

Trump criticizes London's mayor, again

In a series of tweets that began late Saturday, Trump also pushed his stalled travel ban , mocked gun control supporters and pledged that the United States will be there to help London and the United Kingdom. K. Rowling and Star Trek actor George Takei, and were quick to share their disappointment in Mark before the tweets were mysteriously deleted. "Trump's ignorant view of Islam could make both our countries less safe", Kahn wrote in May 2016 . Read More »

Shootout leaves bounty hunters, fugitive dead in Texas


The bounty hunters were Corpus Christi residents Gabriel Bernal, 33, and Fidel Garcia, 54. The owner of the dealership said the two men called earlier and identified themselves as federal agents, and later presented themselves to a receptionist and the general manager in the same way. Read More »

Two of the three London Bridge terrorists are named

As the mayor of London , I want to send a clear message to the sick and evil extremists who commit these disgusting crimes: we will defeat you. Anti-terror raids are continuing across east London as authorities try and determine if they acted alone. Read More »

USA urges calm as Arab powers sever Qatar ties

Economic consequences were already emerging, with UAE carriers Emirates, Etihad, flydubai and Air Arabia, as well as Saudi Airlines, announcing the suspension of all flights to and from Qatar as of Tuesday morning. Qatar has for years drawn the ire of Arab neighbors for its support of the Muslim Brotherhood and affiliated Sunni Islamist groups as well its sponsorship of the Al Jazeera television channel, which hosts frank discussions of politics in the region while also amplifying Qatar's ... Read More »

GOP senator says Trump served with info out

Trump has strongly defended Flynn, saying his former aide was the victim of a witch hunt. "Why, did we have some special relationship with him?" he asked Kelly. Putin minimized his contact with Flynn, who was sacked by Trump in February after offering misleading descriptions of conversations he had had before the inauguration with ambassador Kislyak. Read More »

Trump Vows To Do What's Necessary To Protect America From Terror Attacks


We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!” Trump tweeted Saturday after the attack. He followed that up Monday by doubling down on the alleged need for a travel ban, tweeting: That's right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain risky countries, not some politically correct term that won't help us protect our people! Trump again hammers Khan, saying the mainstream media is abetting Khan's timidity. Read More »

North Korea fires unidentified projectile, military in Seoul say

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has overseen a test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system, state media said Sunday, amid mounting tensions in the region following a series of missile tests by Pyongyang . It flew 280 miles before landing in the sea. Japan's prime minister, appearing frustrated at a hastily arranged press conference, said his country simply can not accept North Korea's repeated provocations. Read More »

Qatar Says Kuwait Trying to Mediate, solve Diplomatic Rift

Saudi Arabia on Monday shut the local office of Qatar's Al-Jazeera global news channel after the kingdom and other Arab states severed ties with the emirate. "The relationship between the countries in the region should be evaluated on the grounds of unity rather than baseless news", Kalın said. "Dialogue should be continued under all circumstances so the existing problems can be solved in a peaceful way", he said. Read More »

Does Wayne Rooney have a point about Tottenham Hotspur?


Lingard proved himself to be an important figure for Mourinho this season at United , playing 25 times in the Premier League of which 18 were starts. " Manchester United are relaxed about the whole situation, he has a couple of years left on his contract". It was no man of the match performance - that honour went to Herrera - and not exactly the glitzy display United smashed the transfer record for, but Pogba's decisive role will help ease the pressure on him after an underwhelming ... Read More »

Young girl rescued after sea lion drags her into busy Canadian harbor


The moment of the crime. There have been reports of aggressive attacks on humans in the past though it is not known if the animal was trying to harm the girl. Andrew Trite, director of the University of Britsh Columbia marine mammal research video, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation the incident illustrates why people should keep their distance from wildlife. Read More »

Usher Reveals Why He Missed Ariana Grande's Manchester Concert

The pop singer, from Florida, led the star-studded line-up for Sunday's show called " One Love Manchester " that included Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams and Justin Bieber . A surprise appearance from Oasis" Liam Gallagher saw the singer perform a rendition of " Live Forever' with Coldplay before throwing his tambourine into the crowd. Read More »

Police release man held in connection with Manchester attack

A police spokesman said: 'As it stands 18 people have been arrested in connection with the investigation, of which six people have been released without charge'. According to the report, the 22-year-old Abedi had met with the Islamist group during trips to Sabratha and Tripoli, Libya, where he linked up with a group known as Katibat al-Battar al-Libi. Read More »

Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case


Trump's pick to head the Civil Division for the Justice Department, then re-tweeted the president admonishingly. Kellyanne Conway took a Twitter jab at Mayor de Blasio Monday after video surfaced of the Democrat leaving a YMCA in Brooklyn ahead of an apparent scheduled stop at a gym class in Queens. Read More »

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again


In a lengthy interview with Time magazine, Khan said the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency would potentially force him to meet and "engage with" US mayors - such as New York's Bill de Blasio and Chicago's Rahm Emmanuel - before the inauguration, while he knew he still could. Read More »

Sheriff: 'Multiple fatalities' in Florida shooting

Four died at the scene in addition to the accused gunman, John R. Neuman, Jr., who officials said shot himself in the head. "In June 2014, Orange County deputies investigated a report that the man battered another employee at the warehouse, but no charges were brought, Mr Demings said". Read More »

Trump accuses London Mayor Khan of "pathetic excuse" over attack statement


Khan dismissed Trump Jr.'s comments at the time, saying he had been doing more important things in the wake of the Westminster attack than responding to tweets . In a follow-up tweet, he added: "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people". Three jihadis drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge late on Saturday before running into the bustling Borough Market area where they slit people's throats and stabbed them indiscriminately. Read More »

Orlando shooting: 5 victims dead; fired employee suspected


The rampage that killed six employees at an Orlando area business that sells RV and camper awnings is part of an increasing trend of workplace violence, experts say. Seven people survived the shooting. Officials tweeted that they will provide an update as soon as the "info is accurate". He reloaded the gun at least once, authorities said. Read More »

Ranking US diplomat in China resigns

Trump's nominee for the ambassadorship, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad , was sworn in as ambassador on May 24. Find us on Facebook too! A tweet from China expert John Pomfret quoted unnamed sources as saying that Rank had resigned as he could not support Trump's decision last week to withdraw from the Paris agreement. Read More »

Universities with Qatar campuses monitor diplomatic chaos

The country imported about $1 billion worth of foodstuffs in 2015, with about a third of that coming from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, according to the World Bank data. Aziz says the stock market in Qatar has already dropped. "We'll see if that mandate holds over the next few days", Knights said, noting that USA business and military interests could lead officials to pressure Gulf allies to stand down. Read More »

World reacts to Gulf diplomatic rift

The United States has an air base in Qatar used for air attacks against Islamic State militants. The row between Gulf states is a fresh challenge for the region's airlines at a time when U.S. Officials in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia's capital, maintain that Qatar has "embraced" groups including al Qaeda, Islamic State, and the Muslim Brotherhood. Read More »

Kuwait urges Qatar emir to exercise restraint

In a statement, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said Egypt chose to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar in light of the Gulf Arab state's persistence to take a path against Egypt, and the failure of any attempts to prevent it from supporting terrorist organizations, topped by the Muslim Brotherhood . Read More »

What's at stake for the U.S. after Qatar hit with diplomatic crisis

The Qatar Foundation was established in 1995 by then-ruler of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani . MP Ali Al-Deqbasi regretted that the divisions among the GCC states is taking place on June 5, which marks the 50th anniversary of the Arab countries' defeat in the 1967 war against Israel . Read More »

Arab Nations Cut Ties With Qatar In New Mideast Crisis

Closing all transport ties with Qatar , the three Gulf states gave Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave, and Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt banned Qatari planes from landing and forbade them from crossing their airspace. However, it immediately wreaked havoc with long-haul carrier Qatar Airways, sent its stock market tumbling and raised questions about how a country reliant on food imports would be affected. Read More »