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Cyber attack hits Al Jazeera as Qatar row continues

Saudi Arabia and the other nations cited Qatar's relations with Iran , as well as what they say is Qatar's support for extremist groups such as Hamas , al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood . Anka...

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Qatar in talks with Iran to secure food and water supplies

Trump's offer of US mediation was first voiced in a telephone call Wednesday with Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, in which the president offered to hold a meeting of regional leaders at...

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Trump signs waiver keeping U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv

Ambassador Dr. Husam Zomlot, the Palestinian representative to the United States , said the Trump policy "gives peace a chance". "This is in line with the long held USA policy and the global cons...

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Fact check: Trump tweets he was 'vindicated' by Comey testimony - not quite

But proving obstruction of justice is hard even in ordinary circumstances. "I'm not going to say, 'I want you to pledge allegiance.' Who would do that?" While Comey repeatedly declined to get in...

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S&P Global downgrades Qatar sovereign rating to AA-minus from AA

S&P Global downgrades Qatar sovereign rating to AA-minus from AA

Qatar's satellite news giant Al Jazeera has also emerged as a point of contention in the Gulf. Most of all, Saudi leaders convinced Trump that they value and respect him far more than his predece...

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'100 percent' willing to go under oath to refute Comey

He hinted that there are no tapes of their conversations, contrary to a suggestion in a tweet he issued shortly after firing Comey . The early morning tweet was Trump's first response to C...

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Melbourne CBD to get new security upgrade

Melbourne CBD to get new security upgrade

He also said electronic bollards will be put in place to not interfere with the tram network. "We will continue to work closely with Victoria Police and the State Government to make sure Melbourne h...

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No Appetite to Challenge May Now, Tory Lawmakers' Spokesman Says

The prime minister said she meant to form a government with the Democratic Unionists to form a government that would "provide certainty" and "lead Britain forward at this critical time for o...

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Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament

Theresa May , leader of the Conservative Party, will remain prime minister and plans on forming a minority government with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland. May took a gamble in...

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Trump calls UK Prime Minister May after election upset

No party won a majority in elections in 1909, 1929, 1974 and 2010. May now governs over a party and partnership that is as deeply divided as Britain's electorate. May told the British electorate th...

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Senate Judiciary Committee asks for copies of leaked memos

The Republican National Committee handled rapid response rebuttal during the testimony. His disappearance from view as the request for the memo pends has raised questions about the memo, the validity ...

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UK election surprise adds to Japanese Brexit worries

With only 17 of the 650 seats still to declare, the results largely bore out the exit poll, which predicted the Conservatives would get 314 of the 650 House of Commons seats, down from 330. Th...

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Pound gains ground as market bets on Conservative victory — FX Focus

Sterling was down 1.6 per cent at $1.2761 after sliding to as low as $1.2693, down about 2 per cent and the weakest since April 18. By 2300 GMT sterling had indeed recouped a little ground to stand ...

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Trump in tweets, Calls Ex FBI Chief Comey a 'Leaker' After Testimony

It doesn't make sense. During his almost two-and-a-half hours of testimony , Comey said Trump asked him for a pledge of loyalty, as well as urged him to "see a way out of" the FBI investiga...

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Qatari crisis could spell new trouble for embattled Hamas

They accuse Qatar of supporting armed groups - including Hamas - and their regional rival, Iran . Socioeconomic conditions in Gaza are becoming more hard each day as pressure from Trump has encou...

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Missouri's Blunt questions former FBI Director about private conversation with Trump

Missouri's Blunt questions former FBI Director about private conversation with Trump

US President Donald Trump at a media conference in the Rose Garden of the White House with the visiting president of Romania Klaus Iohannis. Mr Comey had detailed this interaction in a memo ,...

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Corbyn could yet form a minority government, top Momentum official says

May visited Queen Elizabeth II and announced her plan to form a coalition government between her Conservative Party and the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland. She had hoped to boost ...

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U.S. successfully tests ballistic missile interceptor

U.S. successfully tests ballistic missile interceptor

The successful shootdown of an intercontinental ballistic missile target in this week's interceptor test shows the United States can "outpace" foreign missile threats through 2020, the USA missile ...

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Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

President Donald Trump , right, and Romania's President Klaus Werner Iohannis, left, walk together to a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington , Friday, June 9, 2017. "B...

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Qatar crisis: U.S. urges Gulf states to ease blockade imposed on Doha

While Trump continued to side with the Saudis in their standoff with Qatar, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on June 9 called for an easing of the Arab blockade - a split that Erdogan p...

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More Than 19 Million TV Viewers Watched James Comey's Hearing

More Than 19 Million TV Viewers Watched James Comey's Hearing

The ratings agency looked at major networks including ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, Univision, Fox Business Network, Fox News , HLN and MSNBC . Fox News Channel was tops among cablers in terms of total vi...

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Comey testimony watched by an estimated 19.5 million viewers

Comey testimony watched by an estimated 19.5 million viewers

CNN led in the key news demographic of adults 25-54 during Comey's testimony with a 0.85 rating, equivalent to 1.02 million viewers in that age group. All six got a good-sized chunk of the audience, ...

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U.S. urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

U.S. urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

President Donald Trump changed course on Qatar Wednesday, a day after praising a move by other Gulf nations to sever diplomatic relations with Doha , which hosts a U.S. Qatar's Foreign Minister M...

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Will not surrender independence of foreign policy

Will not surrender independence of foreign policy

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told reporters that Qatar had never experienced this type of hostility, even from an enemy country. It said hackers installed a file and then published a fak...

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Iranian police step up patrols after Tehran attack

Iranian police step up patrols after Tehran attack

In the attack on the Khomeini mausoleum, the Times of India reported , "a female suicide bomber blew herself up outside the shrine, while another woman was arrested carrying six grenades". "Those who...

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London Bridge attack: Death toll rises to eight

Collina said police called her after her son was stopped at Bologna airport and asked whether she knew he was going to Turkey. According to The Guardian , the Metropolitan police admitted on Mond...

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Video shows the moment police shoot London Bridge terrorists

Video shows the moment police shoot London Bridge terrorists

The terrorists murdered seven and injured dozens more in the attack in central London on Saturday night. France said earlier on Wednesday that two of its citizens had died when three men drove a...

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Iran arrests two suspects linked to attacks in Tehran

Islamic State took credit for the attacks. The violence began in midmorning when assailants with Kalashnikov rifles and explosives stormed the parliament complex where a legislative session had bee...

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I'd 100% Be Willing To Testify Under Oath To Rebut Comey

Watching the questioning on TV, he told his legal advisers "I was right", according to the Washington Post . He also claimed that he "hardly" knows Comey . He also admitted that he had leaked ...

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Trump won't say if tapes of Comey conversations exist

Trump won't say if tapes of Comey conversations exist

It raised the question of why he shared them with a contact, and the media, but not with Congress. Mr Comey also told the committee that he had "no doubt" about Russian Federation interfering in A...

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Qatar rejects 'baseless' terrorism designations by four Arab states

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain lead a string of countries that this week cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the emirate's financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran , Saudi...

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Russian Hackers Blamed for Qatar Diplomatic Crisis

On a conference call with reporters Wednesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov dismissed as "fake" a CNN report that said US investigators believe Russian hackers contributed to the crisis by plan...

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Sanders 'Delighted' by Corbyn's Success in UK Election

A leading Momentum figure today said he was "disappointed" at Labour's third consecutive election defeat but hailed a "big, bold, positive campaign" and held out the prospect that Jeremy Corbyn...

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Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Qatar

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Qatar

Among the 18 Qataris named are alleged terrorism financiers as well as prominent businessmen, politicians and senior members of the ruling family including a former interior minister. "There are other...

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May: "I Will Now Form a Government"

She was enjoying vast popularity at the time and the Labour Party led by Jeremy Corbyn looked weak. The voters put the Scottish National Party ( SNP ) on 35 as the third-biggest group in the...

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North Korea says it has tested new anti-ship missile

North Korea says it has tested new anti-ship missile

The missiles were tested in waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan where US aircraft carriers were participating in joint exercises with South Korea earlier this week. In 2016, the nearly...

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Theresa May pushed to resign after vote crash in UK elections

Liberal Democrat and former deputy PM Nick Clegg has lost his seat to a Labour candidate in a shock defeat. Exit polls in Britain are not official results, but they have been accurate in the past....

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United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

May seemed virtually certain to add to her party's strength, win a mandate in her own name - not just as a stand-in for her predecessor, David Cameron, who quit after Britain voted to leave the Euro...

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British voters wake up and ask: Who are the DUP?

British voters wake up and ask: Who are the DUP?

There had been speculation Mr Hammond, the Chancellor, would be vulnerable in a post-election re-shuffle and the decision to leave him in the Treasury was being seen as a sign of her weakness after he...

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France scoffs at USA, modifies White House climate video

France scoffs at USA, modifies White House climate video

He added: "We do have to do a better job of pointing out to people who this is part of the economic future". United States billionaire and UN envoy for climate change Michael Bloomberg pledged $15...

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