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Clinton campaign trolls Trump over Twitter attack

Meanwhile, a Twitter account representing Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign trolled Trump for attacking Clinton. @TheBriefing2016 was one of Clinton's various campaign accounts, primarily used for sharing articles produced by her campaign. Read More »

London Urges Qatar, Gulf States to De-Escalate Situation

Qatar is a partner of the United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism but they urgently need to do more to address support for extremist groups, building on the steps they have already taken to tackle funding to those groups. Ghasemi also says of the countries involved: "They should move toward peace and stability in the region and we invite them to negotiating and exercising restraint". Read More »

Russian FM can't confirm IS leader's death

In Iraq , the US-backed government has been battling to recapture Mosul since October past year after driving the group out of most of the rest of the territory it had seized. "We have been killing a lot of civilians in and around Raqqa for quite some time now, yet these incidents are rarely admitted by the coalition and there is nearly no interest from worldwide media", said Chris Woods of Airwars this week. Read More »

Death toll in London tower fire hits 30


Mr Javid pledged a swift response, based on the initial report to safeguard people, if necessary, in 4,000 high-rise blocks in London and other towns and cities. May also drew criticism for seeming wooden and reluctant to engage in open debate with political rivals and voters during her election campaign, but local government minister Sajid Javid, responsible for housing policy, defended her on Friday. Read More »

Mattis Calls Out China's 'Contempt' For Nations' 'Interests'


While she said the U.S. would "continue to seek a peaceful, diplomatic resolution", she made clear they were "prepared to counteract North Korean aggression through other means, if necessary". China claims almost all of the South China Sea, despite partial counter-claims from Taiwan and several southeast Asian nations including the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam. Read More »

What happens to Instacart in the Amazon-Whole Foods deal?

Just two years ago, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey predicted disaster for Amazon's foray into grocery delivery, telling Bloomberg BusinessWeek it would be " Amazon's Waterloo". Amazon could expand that technology or enhance its online grocery business with the Whole Foods assets, said von Massow, who works in the university's food, agriculture and resource economics department. Read More »

Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire


But the Conservative leader still struggled to overcome accusations that she lacked compassion because she had failed to meet with victims on her first visit to the devastated site. Rydon Construction fitted thermal external cladding to five tower blocks in the Chalcot Estate in Camden. "So they said let's go into the building and get the senior executives to come down, but the police were inside the building already not allowing anybody to go up the stairs". Read More »

TSA to tap emerging tech to spur better customer experience


The technology is already used to scan checked bags-one reason the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has required passengers traveling from select airports to place large personal electronic devices in checked baggage. TSA will use smaller CT scanners than the machines used to peer inside checked baggage, but they should produce the same level of security, said the agency's acting administrator, Huban Gowadia. Read More »

At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict


That prompted O'Neill to ask the comedian on Friday whether he understood that a hung jury would allow prosecutors to retry him. These seven men and five women continue to work in a small room to determine if a man who was once one of the most famous in the world will stay a free man or become accustomed to Pennsylvania's penal system. Read More »

Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

They would target Russia's defense, intelligence, railway, mining and shipping industries. If the legislation passes the House, it would head to Trump for signing. The libertarian-minded Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) was the only other "no" vote against the bill. US intelligence agencies concluded that Russian Federation sought to influence the American presidential election a year ago. Read More »

Ariana Grande drops new song to benefit Manchester victims

The 23-year-old singer put the tour on pause on May 22 after a terrorist attack was staged after her concert in Manchester, England. Grande revealed that ahead of the concert, she met with Campbell's mother. More than 50,000 fans attended the show, which raised millions for the Manchester Emergency Fund and British Red Cross , at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

During Comey's appearance Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. The attorney general cited his involvement in Trump's campaign for stepping away from the Russian Federation investigation in March. "In light of reports regarding Mr. Comey's recent is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions wrote, saying the intelligence committee has access to relevant, classified information. Read More »

Brazil's president denies spying on judge investigating him


Deposed Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was elected on the same ticket as Michel Temer who rose from vice president to president on her impeachment. The electoral court, known as the TSE, voted 4-3 to acquit the Rousseff-Temer ticket of wrongdoing. A guilty verdict would have annulled the 2014 victory, thus stripping Temer of the rest of his mandate. Read More »

North Korea Says American Detainee Warmbier Was Released on 'Humanitarian' Grounds

Daniel Kanter, director of neurocritical care for the University of Cincinnati Health system. "However, he shows no signs of understanding language, responding to verbal commands or awareness of his surroundings. Michael Madden, the editor of the North Korean Leadership Watch website , said that whatever went wrong while Warmbier was in custody, those in charge of him appear to have tried to cover it up. Read More »

Walmart buying internet retailer Bonobos for $310M

Targeting Bonobos is a good move for Wal-Mart as it tries to compete with Amazon , which has been quickly expanding its clothing business, Internet consultant Sucharita Mulpuru-Kodal said . "With our model proven, we now want to become the market leader in all of premium menswear", Dunn said. Launched online in 2007 with its signature line of better-fitting men's trousers, Bonobos is one of the leading apparel brands ever built on the web in the United States. Read More »

Dems bridle as some in GOP blame shooting on the left

DeSantis, who had left the practice moments before the shooting, told ABC News that someone suspicious approached him and a colleague moments before, asking if it was Democrats or Republicans that were practicing. Hodgkinson from Belleville, Illinois, as appearing just like "a normal resident" with a "reddish colored shirt on and didn't have a bag or anything I noticed, nothing out of the ordinary". Read More »

Eskom chairman Ben Ngubane quits


The state-owned company's (SOC) exec has been implicited in former public protector, Thuli Madonsela's State of Capture report , and the whistle-blowing behemoth of emails linking government and SOC office bearers to the Gupta family. The removal of Ngubane is likely to be prelude to another board overhaul at Eskom which has struggled to put together a stable leadership for at least the last seven years. Read More »

Amazon sends 'shockwave' in Whole Foods acquisition


Amazon said it will continue to operate Whole Foods stores under that name as a separate unit of the company. The companies expect the transaction to close in the second half of 2017 after securing approval from regulators and Whole Foods shareholders. Read More »

Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump


If either Trump's testimony or memos written by Comey about his conversations with the president turn out to be untrue, either man could be charged with lying to federal investigators. Trump called the controversy "just an excuse" by Democrats who had lost the presidential election. Comey also voiced hope that there were tapes of he and Trump's meetings, a reference to Trump's infamous, threatening tweet implying he might have recorded some of their conversations. Read More »

Deputy AG: 'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allega

Trump's digital volley appeared to be trained at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who recommended the firing last month of James Comey - an nearly unprecedented move that could yet imperil Trump's presidency. Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought 13 lawyers on board to handle the Russian Federation investigation, with plans to hire more , according to his spokesman Peter Carr. Read More »

A Ballgame Of Unity, Spirit, Friendly Rivalry, Won By Dems


A sign in the crowd proclaimed "ONE FAMILY" and the announcer's mention of Mr Scalise , the House majority whip who was critically wounded in the attack, brought the masses to their feet. CNN , the network famously dubbed "fake news" by President Trump, misreported an emotional moment before the Congressional Baseball Game Thursday, tweeting that it was only Democrats who knelt for prayer on the field. Read More »

How Stephen Colbert Roasted Trump at the Tony Awards

Kevin Kline , while accepting the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role for " Present Laughter ", pointedly thanked the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, "a couple of organizations without whom probably half of the people in this room would not be here". Read More »

Scalise shooter went to Washington to "fix the tax system", wife says


And last November, Hillary Clinton beat Trump by just a few thousand votes. The gunman opened fire at the Republicans as a result of which Steve Scalise , the No. Trump was informed of the shooting minutes after it occurred. The FBI do not suspect her of any involvement in yesterday's shootings and have treated her as an important witness to the background to the attack in Virginia. Read More »

Oil prices struggle on doubts OPEC can rein in oversupply

OPEC and its allies have promised to restrict output until at least the end of the first quarter of next year to try to drain surplus supply. Libya , exempt from the OPEC-led deal to cut supply, will boost output to 1 million barrels a day by the end of July, according to the country's National Oil Co. Read More »

San Francisco UPS shooting leaves 4 dead, including gunman

A gunman killed three people at a UPS facility in San Francisco before killing himself on Wednesday, Assistant Police Chief Toney Chaplin said. The UPS facility in San Francisco is the largest package sorting hub and delivery center in the city, with 850 workers serving the large metropolitan area. Read More »

North Korea to blame for WannaCry ransomware outbreak, says NCSC


British security officials have also attributed the malware to North Korea, with that investigation being carried out by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a part of GCHQ, according to the BBC . The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. Symantec has also linked the outbreak with North Korea . Another cybersecurity expert, Adrian Nish, who leads the cyber threat intelligence team at BAE, also noticed the overlap with previous code ... Read More »

Rocket League: Xbox Port Will Boast 4K Resolution, 60FPS & HDR!


They have the benefit of hindsight, correcting issues with the original hardware, both technically and in their marketing strategies. Microsoft made it known that the Xbox One X will be the smallest Xbox yet, Express reported. Users with standard TV sets may want to upgrade them first before investing in the new console. "And I'd love for " Minecraft " players to get to play 'Minecraft '". Read More »

Putin: Impact of sanctions against Russian Federation not 'drastic'

But in a Senate panel Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned against passing a measure, saying it would make it more hard to improve U.S. That measure reflected Republican complaints that Obama had overstepped the power of the presidency and needed to be checked by Congress. The vote of 97 to 2 is a sharp rebuke to President Trump's posture vis-à-vis Russian Federation and his resistance to the intelligence community's assessment that the country was behind efforts to influence ... Read More »

WaPo: Special Counsel Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Justice

Moreover, investigators are now "looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes among Trump associates", according to the report . President Donald Trump acknowledged on Friday on Twitter that he is personally under investigation as part of a widening probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's United States presidential election. Read More »

For Labour's Corbyn, strong result turns defeat into victory

The party with the most female lawmakers is the opposition Labour party with almost half of its elected members of parliament (MPs) women, while the smaller Green Party's only elected MP is a woman. "Whoever takes over has to understand campaigning is important", he told AFP in London . May, a 60-year-old vicar's daughter, is now facing questions over her judgement in calling the election three years early and risking her party's slim but stable working majority of 17. Read More »

Climate efforts expected to keep USA goals on track


Such U.S. advances in renewables won't simply disappear under Trump, said David Sandalow, a former undersecretary of energy in the Obama administration now at Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy. He then said, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". India bristled after being told it would gain billions of dollars if the US signed the agreement, the United Nations called the decision "disappointing" and European leaders lined up to ... Read More »