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Sigmar Gabriel: Gulf crisis could lead to war


Qatari foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, speaking during an interview with the Associated Press, repeatedly denied his country funded extremists and rejected the idea of shutting down its Al-Jazeera satellite news network. Read More »

US joins battle as Philippines takes losses in Marawi City


Their involvement, as well as ISIS' presence in southeast Asia has alarmed the region, which fears the group may try and establish a stronghold there as it continues to lose territory in Iraq and Syria . The military said it is directing its air strikes at the central business district of the city where the insurgents are dug in, but it is proceeding carefully so as not to destroy mosques where some of the militants had taken up positions. Read More »

New Jersey high school under fire for erasing Trump slogans from yearbook


The district hires a company to take the photos and print the yearbooks . Berardo's image proofs had the logo still present and his school ID reportedly had it too. Berardo voted for Trump but called himself a "late arrival". Wall Schools Superintendent Cheryl Dyer said in a statement that the district is investigating the matter. Read More »

SNP manifesto: what does it mean for your finances?

The Conservatives would take 12 seats, up from the one they now hold. In a pointed remark about the National Health Service, she said her lawmakers would support raising per-capita spending in England by 7 percent to the level in Scotland . Read More »

DUP agrees to principles of 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories


The party said: " The DUP today (Saturday) held discussions with representatives of the Conservative Party in line with Arlene Foster's commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge". A very personalized, nearly presidential style of campaigning has contributed to the Conservative Party's apparent loss of support, said Mark Goodwin, lecturer at the department of political science and worldwide studies at the University of Birmingham in ... Read More »

Boris Johnson for UK Prime Minister? Enough of that 'tripe'


British voters two years ago called for Britain to leave the European Union , and the formal exit process is slated to come to an abrupt end in March 2019, less than two years from now. It added that "the logic leading to Mrs". May shrugged off suggestions her days in Downing St. were numbered. It reads: 'Theresa May said there will not be a coalition of chaos and she is now forming a minority government with the DUP . Read More »

India, Pakistan join China, Russia in Central Asia grouping

Describing terrorists as the chief violators of human rights and values, Modi said: " We have full faith that the SCO would give a new push to our efforts in the fight against terrorism ". China yesterday also pledged to contribute an additional 10 million yuan (S$2 million) to the secretariat of the SCO to facilitate its work. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the organization could play an important role in bringing peace in Afghanistan. Read More »

Trump says Comey testimony showed 'no obstruction'


I'm not going to say, 'I want you to pledge allegiance.' Who would do that? Trump's personal attorney vociferously disputed Comey's account of their conversations and said that the president "never pressured Mr. He also acknowledged he was not directly told by Trump to drop the Russian Federation probe. Karl: And you seem to be hinting there are recordings of those conversations. Read More »

United Kingdom goes to the polls in general election


Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn greeted reporters as he arrived at Pakeman primary school in Holloway, north London, to cast his vote, the Guardian reported. About 46.9 million people are registered to vote in the current election , around two percent more people than in the previous election in 2015 . Read More »

British police arrest another man in London Bridge attack probe


Officers also discovered a Koran in their safe house, opened at a page on martyrdom. Although Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the attack, Haydon said there was no evidence the attackers - Pakistani-born Briton Khuram Butt , Italian Youssef Zaghba and Rachid Redouane who had links to Libya, Morocco and Ireland - were directed by anyone else, either in Britain or overseas. Read More »

Patty Jenkins Isn't Signed For Wonder Woman 2 Yet

Last week saw the release of Wonder Woman , the latest entry into the DCEU, and whilst some were initially skeptical about how well a female led superhero movie would do, the film actually exceeded all expectations, both critically and commercially. Read More »

Erdogan pledges 'full support to Qatari brothers' amid Gulf crisis


But Mr Trump said that he, Mr Tillerson and military leaders decided during his trip to Saudi Arabia last month that a public rebuke was needed. Numerous others added to the list are figures associated with the Muslim Brotherhood who have made Qatar a base, including Brotherhood spiritual leader Yousef al-Qaradawi. Read More »

Donald Trump returns to OH to push infrastructure plan: 5 takeaways

Trump also mentioned his announcement last week that he was pulling the USA out of what he dismissively referred to as the "so-called" Paris climate accord. On Wednesday, though, Trump is not expected to talk about any of that. Trump's trip, part of a week of events aimed at promoting the White House initiative, was heavy on symbolism as he spoke at the Rivertowne Marina to a crowd of 400 steelworkers, coal miners and construction workers. Read More »

Sara Zelenak Confirmed As Dead In London Bridge Terror Attack


Thomas' next of kin have been informed of this development", Met Police said in a statement . Delcros remains seriously injured in hospital and there are concerns Thomas may have been struck by the van and hurled into the Thames. Prime Minister Theresa May earlier said the three terrorists responsible for the London attack have been identified and their names would be revealed soon. Read More »

Netanyahu calls for dismantling UNRWA


This is UNRWA; it has its own institutions and considerable incitement against Israel. He accused the United Nations agency of incitement against Israeli, saying he had conveyed his message to the USA ambassador to the UN. " In December 2016, UNRWA's mandate was extended for three years by the General Assembly by a large majority ", he added. "The construction and presence of tunnels under U.N. Read More »

Netanyahu: Israel Must Keep Military Control of Jordan Valley


The West Bank comprises 21 percent of Palestine's historic land area, but after 50 years of occupation , Israel gives Palestinians only 40 percent of the land, planted with settlements , soldiers, and protected streets, making it hard to calculate the area under Palestinian control. Read More »

Paris attacker 'pledged allegiance to IS'


The attacker injured one officer before he was shot and injured by other officers. French police and gendarmes stand at the scene of a shooting incident near the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris , France, June 6, 2017 . The news came as Paris is still on high alert from the November 2015 terror attack at the Bataclan theater, which killed around 130 people. "I turned around and saw the assailant on the ground where they had shot him", she said. Read More »

Britain's May brings back foe, aiming to unite party before Brexit


The result was a personal humiliation for Mrs May who called the election three years before she had to to bolster her position in Parliament as she embarked on the negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the EU. Some cabinet ministers - the top five of whom were reappointed on Friday - had urged the prime minister to ditch the pair as a condition of their continued support. Read More »

London Bridge attackers had 'planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry'


While the market remains closed people are expected to return to the surrounding bars and restaurants and Ms Dick said there will be mixed emotions. "We will be looking at intelligence and our processes, and asking ourselves the question: 'Could we have prevented such an attack?'", Haydon said. Read More »

Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament


May is seeking permission from Queen Elizabeth II to form a government despite losing the majority. Even though the gap between the Conservatives and Labour narrowed during the campaign, polls had generally predicted that the Conservatives would win a majority of votes. Read More »

Man Freed From Prison After Lookalike Found


While in prison, Mr Jones was repeatedly told by other inmates he looked just like another inmate. " We were floored by how much they looked alike ", his attorney, Alice Craig, added. The group discovered Ricky lived near the scene of the crime, in Kansas City , Kansas , while Jones lived in Kansas City , Missouri. Years later, Jones began hearing stories in jail of another guy who looked exactly like him. Read More »

Israeli Journalist To Pay 100000 Israeli Shekels To Netanyahu In Libel Case


A Tel Aviv Magistrate›s Court ordered Igal Sarna to pay the couple some $32,500 in damages over what it said was his unproven account in a Facebook post past year. "It is very important that as much as possible people internalize that they cannot publish anything they want, especially if it is untrue and defamatory", Alcalay ruled. Read More »

DUP agrees deal to support Conservative government

Theresa May's political career however is hanging by a thread today after she insisted she could still provide "certainty" for Britain as PM - despite the Tories suffering devastating losses when her election gamble backfired. She's taking us back to those times . However, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said on the Andrew Marr show he believed the Conservative Party and the DUP will be able to hold together in government. Read More »

Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

May lost her parliamentary majority in Thursday's snap election, prompting her to seek the support of the DUP's 10 MPs to stay in power. The DUP does not work or negotiate on Sundays for religious reasons, but officials from both sides are due to meet on Monday, and DUP leader Arlene Foster told Sky News she would meet May on Tuesday. Read More »

Iran arrests dozens of IS-linked individuals: ministry


The intelligence ministry said they were Iranians who had joined the Islamic State group and travelled to its strongholds in Iraq and Syria before returning home. The terrorist group's media arm, Amaq, released a video Thursday evening with what it claimed was a message from the Tehran attackers. The political concept is that in the absence of the Messiah, a qualified jurist cleric - an ayatollah for Shiites - must be the guardian over the Muslim faithful, thus the position of ... Read More »

Prospect of losing Qatari support could spell new trouble for Hamas

An global aid group that helps displaced Palestinians worries the Qatar crisis could negatively affect support for the Gaza Strip. Bringing money to Gaza is very hard when Israel and Egypt won't allow it. Hamas officials would not directly address the threats they face, but were critical of Saudi Arabia for leading the squeeze on Qatar, and in particular about comments by Riyadh's foreign minister calling on Qatar to sever relations with Hamas. Read More »

Arrest over London terror attack


A 29-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of terror offences in the area after police raided his home. Twelve people were initially arrested after the attack but they were later released without charges, Metropolitan Police said Monday. Read More »

North Korea says it will launch an ICBM before long

This article appears consistent with remarks made by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during his New Year's address this year, when he said that "preparations for the test launch of an ICBM are in their final stage". "This new-type cruise rocket is a powerful attack means capable of striking any enemy group of battleships" attempting to attack North Korea and can be used "at will", the North's official Korean Central News Agency said. Read More »