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Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 28


Masked gunmen stopped a group of Coptic Christians heading to St Samuel's monastery in Upper Egypt's Minya province Friday. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the incident - the fourth deadly attack targeting Christians since December past year when a suicide bomber struck a chapel next to St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo , killing 29 people. Read More »

Trump Signs Waiver Delaying Embassy Move to Jerusalem

A statement released by the White House however said the decision was geared towards promoting peace in the region and to "maximize the chances of successfully negotiating a deal between Israel and Palestinians". "While there is likely to be some backlash from his conservative base, especially evangelical voters, the fact that Trump is now personally invested in Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking may be something of an insurance policy against his having a change of heart further down the road". Read More »

7 killed, dozens injured in London terror attack


He told the public: "I'm reassured we are one of the safest global cities in the world". Khan's remarks were plainly meant to indicate that the increased police presence, by itself, should not cause people to believe another attack had taken place or that danger was imminent. Read More »

Sturgeon's approval ratings collapse but support for SNP still strong

It won all but three of the 59 Scottish seats in the British parliament and swiftly laid plans for a second independence referendum. The party's leader in Westminster, Angus Robertson , said they wanted to set the United Kingdom on a new "fiscal path" and end Tory cuts, but did not explain why the tax had not previously been introduced by the SNP-led Scottish Parliament. Read More »

Third London attacker named by police


Police arrested several people and are widening their investigation after a series of attacks descr. Italian police confirmed to CBS News that Zaghba's father is Moroccan, his mother is Italian, and that Zaghba did not live in Italy . The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not allowed to discuss details of the case. He also worked at Kentucky Fried Chicken and used a gym in east London . Read More »

Trump sons on Russian investigation: Greatest Hoax of All time

More than $500,000 of the money raised by the Eric Trump Foundation was actually re-donated to other charities, including four groups that later paid to host golf tournaments at Trump properties. Jude and instead redirected more than $500,000 to other charities, many of which were pet charities of other Trump family members and almost all of which were clients of the Trump properties. Read More »

Aides dance around this simple question: Does Trump believe climate change exists?


But hang on, there is one poll that might give Mr Trump reason to think he's onto a victor: while Americans believe climate change is happening, many of them don't believe it will happen to them . Simpson murder trial. But the 2015 Paris Agreement is different. Trump's decision has left the United States virtually isolated on the world stage, and his insistence that he will seek to "renegotiate" the global accord has done little to ease a wave of bitter condemnation. Read More »

Japan to tighten inspections of North Korea cargo

A top South Korean defense official was suspended yesterday for deliberately failing to report to new liberal President Moon Jae-in the arrival of several more launchers for a contentious American missile defense system, Moon's office said . Read More »

California, China Sign Climate Deal After Trump's Paris Exit

Brown told reporters on the sidelines of a clean energy forum in Beijing yesterday that the failure of leadership from the United States was "only temporary" and said science and the market would be required to get past it. A senior USA official confirmed the account given in the tweets but added that after Rank announced his intention to retire on Monday in Beijing, he was told by the State Department to leave his post immediately. Read More »

CSX shareholders pay $84M for CEO


Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 0.01% or 94,500 shares. Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in CSX . Hamilton Lane Inc (NASDAQ:HLNE) has 0.00% since June 6, 2016 and is. The ex-dividend date is Friday the 26th of May 2017. Mckinley Cap Ltd Co Delaware stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX). Read More »

Protesters send message to Govt and United States on Paris Climate Agreement

War-torn Syria and Nicaragua - which felt the agreement didn't do enough - are the only other countries not part of the 195-nation accord. It was determined, unilaterally, by the United States. Trump has previously said that global warming is a hoax invented by the Chinese to harm USA manufacturing. Oliver also brought up the elected officials, both overseas and within the United States, who have attempted to shame Trump for his decision. Read More »

Third London Bridge attacker named


Butt and Redouane were both from the east London town of Barking where police had raided six homes as part of the investigation after the attack. British police on Tuesday (June 6) searched a house in Ilford, east London believed to be linked to one of the London Bridge attackers . Meanwhile, another victim has been named as Australian Kirsty Boden, who her family said ran towards London Bridge in an effort to help people. Read More »

U.S. politicians pledge commitment to Paris Agreement following Trump's announcement


Trump himself declined to answer when a reporter asked him to respond to criticism from Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera, who said he was appalled by Trump's decision to withdraw . Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway was asked on ABC's " Good Morning America " show whether Trump believed in climate change. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is charged with executing Trump's effort to expand drilling on federal land, told CNN he does not believe climate change is a hoax , but could not ... Read More »

Australia Just Broke The Most Boring World Record Of All


It has now been nearly 26 years - or 103 quarters - since Australia had a technical recession, defined as two consecutive quarters of negative growth. Mr Hockman said; "Even though there was a fall in dwelling investment this quarter, levels are still historically high". The result was driven by an increase in household expenditure contributing 0.3 percentage points to GDP, while government consumption contributed 0.2 percentage points. Read More »

Former Panamanian dictator Noriega dies at 83


After the U.S. extradited him to France , a court there approved a request from Panama in December 2010 to send him back home, where he was convicted again. "The saga of Panama's General Manuel Antonio Noriega represents one of the most serious foreign policy failures in the U.S. Throughout the 1970s and the 1980s Noriega was able to manipulate U.S. Read More »

Kuwait offers to mediate in Qatar crisis

More than 11,000 US and coalition forces are deployed to or assigned to al Udeid Air Base, from which more than 100 aircraft operate. "During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can no longer be funding of Radical Ideology", he tweeted. Read More »

White House Defends Trump Criticisms of London Mayor


The article goes on to fact check Trump's recent statements on attacks overseas, including last week's shooting in the Philippines which he wrongly referred to as a "terrorist attack". "We are not going to let Donald Trump divide our communities", The Independent quoted Khan, as saying, while he addressed the media at the Tower Bridge last night. Read More »

US grants Pennsylvania a month extension under Real ID law


But, the department warned, if the state failed to act during the 2017 legislative session on legislation committing Oklahoma to all the REAL ID requirements, the state could be denied for other extension requests. However, Oklahoma passed a law in 2007 that said our state wouldn't comply with the REAL ID Act , citing concerns about how residents' information was stored. Read More »

Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders announced move


But it was more than anyone had seen through the Raiders' first two organized team activities, with Lynch laying back and participating in a few drills. "I got the town - you feel me, though? - behind me", Lynch said. He has already become popular with his new teammates because of his fierce loyalty and willingness to joke around. Read More »

Cyclone Mora pounds Bangladesh coast, damage reported


Dozens of villages in the districts have reportedly been flooded and many susceptible houses have been damaged fully or partially. Heavy wind with rain is continuing over the coasts of Chittagong and Cox's Bazar after cyclone Mora made landfall on coast near Kutubdia this morning. Read More »

Police identify perpetrators of London Bridge terror attack

One man in Barking had reported concerns about Butt to the anti-terrorism hotline in 2015 and another woman had said he was trying to radicalize her children and she was scared of him. Also hitting out at the reduced police numbers under the last two governments lead by the Conservatives, the Labour mayor also warned London would be more unsafe under planned budget cuts, which he said could lead to as many as 12,000 fewer police officers. Read More »

Kuwaiti Emir Holds Talks With Saudi King Amid Diplomatic Row Around Qatar

US officials had said on Monday that the United States would quietly try to calm the waters between Saudi Arabia and Qatar, arguing that the small Gulf state was too important to USA military and diplomatic interests to be isolated. In 2014 Qatar promised to cease sheltering Islamist leaders and tempered the tone of its powerful TV channel Al-Jazeera, accused of being a mouthpiece for Islamists in the Arab world. Read More »

Southside law enforcement running to raise awareness for Special Olympics


In Prince William County, the torch will start at the Prince William-Fairfax line at U.S. Route 1 and end at the entrance to the U.S. Marine Corps Base at U.S. Tuesday, they made it from Martinsville to Danville where we caught up with them. Supporters are needed at the Eastern District Station to cheer the Special Olympians, as well as the other participants. Read More »

Trump renews Twitter attacks on London's mayor


The "special relationship" with Britain became the latest casualty of that hardline stance Monday. People, the lawyers and the courts can call it whatever they want, but I am calling it what we need and what it is, a TRAVEL BAN! "So I'm not afraid to say when I think President Trump is getting things wrong". Read More »

Qatar Airways starts special flights for stranded passengers


In a tweet, Trump does not take a position on the decision by Saudi Arabia and three other Arab nations to sever diplomatic relations with Qatar but appears to suggest it was understandable. partnership with Qatar, citing "real progress to counter terrorist financing". Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain have given all Qatari nationals two weeks to leave their territory. Read More »

Paris: Police shoot man who attacked officer at Notre Dame cathedral


The motive for the attack is not yet known. The attacker was wounded but not killed, police said. CBS Radio News' Elaine Cobbe reports that the investigation has been handed over to the police's anti-terrorism unit. Paris police told CNN that a man was shot after attacking an officer with a hammer. Paris remains under high security after a string of Islamic extremist attacks in recent years, including several targeting police officers and security personnel. Read More »

N. Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help


During a meeting in Singapore on the sidelines of the Asia Security Summit, known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, Inada and Han also reaffirmed the importance of three-way cooperation involving the two countries and the United States in tackling the issue of North Korea's missile and nuclear development. Read More »

Trump lashes out at London mayor -- again


Trump's egregiously unfair sustained attack on Khan was just one element in a burst of Twitter activity Monday morning that evidently assumed complete pig-ignorance of basic facts about the news and about how the United States government operates among many of his followers. Read More »

Paris Police Shoot, Wound Hammer-Wielding Assailant Outside Notre Dame

French Interior Minister Gérard Colomb said the attacker cried "it's for Syria". Multiple outlets reported Tuesday that French counter-terrorism police are now handling the Notre Dame attack investigation. PARIS (AP) - A police officer shot and wounded a man who attacked officers with a hammer near Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday, Paris police and a police union official said. Read More »

Canada FM says Canada must do more as US leadership wanes


Canada will seek to play a larger role on the world stage as the United States retreats, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday, in remarks underscoring strains between Washington and its closest allies.Freeland spoke after recent North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits where U.S. Read More »

Reports of 'gunshots' at Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral


A hammer and kitchen knives were found on the assailant, as well as documents suggesting he was an Algerian student, Mr Collomb said. He said authorities were working to verify the card's authenticity. Because she speaks both French and English, Soderberg said she was able to understand the French authorities' announcements. "Now everyone just wants to go home". Read More »