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North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships

A senior official from the presidential Blue House in Seoul said Wednesday that the two launchers of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system that had been installed could remain but that four launchers yet to be placed would not be set up until the administration completed an environmental assessment. Read More »

Attackers named in London terror probe as PM under pressure

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On the subject of whether the attackers were on the "subject of interest" list, the Met said: " Khuram Shazad Butt was known to the police and MI5". After a brief pause following the London attack , campaigning resumed on Monday and the agenda has been dominated by security issues ahead of Thursday's vote. Read More »

UK Election Result: Weak And Unstable Government

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Here's how the world's media reacted to the General Election . She made no comment on her own position in the wake of a politically devastating result for her leadership. The campaign itself was supposed to prove Jeremy Corbyn was inept; yet he has done better than previous Labour leader Ed Miliband. While we may not know for several days the exact turn-out by age range, analysts up and down the country are saying there has been a huge surge in people aged 18-24 voting. Read More »

Trump Offers Up Tillerson to Mediate Solution to Qatar Crisis

Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain designated on Friday 59 individuals and 12 institutions that have financed terrorist organisations and received support from Qatar. According to its website, Qatar Airways now has six offices in the UAE including one in Abu Dhabi City (on Corniche Road), one in Abu Dhabi Airport, one in Dubai (Deira), one in Dubai International Airport, one office in Sharjah City (Al Majaz) and the sixth in Ras Al Khaimah Airport. Read More »

Twelve dead after IS attack on Iranian parliament

Five of the men who launched an attack in the heart of Iran's capital previously fought for Islamic State, the country's intelligence ministry has said. Khamenei used the attacks to defend Tehran's involvement in wars overseas, telling the students that if 'Iran had not resisted, ' it would have faced even more troubles. Read More »

Senator Calls For Trump To Testify To Congress

He testified Thursday he didn't think about the possibility of their talks being recorded until Trump tweeted about it after his firing, " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" In recent weeks, Trump has repeated expressed frustration over the news leaks surrounding the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Does Apple HomePod sound like a victor? | Logged On

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With HomePod , not so much. Apple was nearly sheepish in mentioning that, yes, Siri on the HomePod can do most of the usual Siri things like make appointments, find sports scores, and send messages. So to pair it, you just hold your iPhone next to the HomePod and it's ready to start in a few seconds. It's a device intended for people who live in Apple's walled garden. Read More »

Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block Comey testimony

Barack Obama invoked executive privilege during Fast and Furious gun-running scandal, which prevented Congress from questioning then-Attorney General Eric Holder. "That committee hearing was just noticed and I think, obviously, it has got to be reviewed", he said during Friday's press briefing. But is it true? Comey associates told McClatchy that at one of those meetings, according to Comey's memo, Trump asked Comey for his loyalty. Read More »

Lil Wayne Sued for Hate Crime After Punching Club Bouncer

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The accuser says that he was working a BET Awards after-party in Los Angeles, when Wayne and his entourage tried to enter Hyde nightclub in June of 2016. Representatives for Wayne have denied the bouncer's account of events. He is seeking an additional $25,000 (£19,600) civil penalty for the alleged hate crime. Read More »

Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker'

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Trump offered in the days after firing him. Comey said today that he gave the friend - later identified as Daniel Richman, a longtime Comey confidante and Columbia University professor - the information after Trump tweeted that he may have tapes of his conversations with the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Read More »

Trump's tweets are White House documents Spicer says

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Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins discusses this. "The president is the president of the United States ... they are considered official statements of the president of the United States", Spicer said at the press briefing in the West Wing about Trump's social media habit. Read More »

Starbucks Sees Unusually High Options Volume (SBUX)

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Starbucks Corporation ( Starbucks ), launched on November 4, 1985, is a roaster, marketer and retailer of coffee. Valley National Advisers Inc. increased its position in shares of Starbucks by 0.3% in the first quarter. Starbucks's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 51.28%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Trust Department MB Financial Bank N A Reduces Stake in Starbucks Co. Read More »

Driver stopped when she saw argument before shooting

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An investigation into the shooting, that left three dead, including the suspect, and two wounded, is ongoing. The violence unfolded near the home of Kathy Peterson, who heard screams and pounding at her front door and opened it to find a hysterical woman and three young girls cowering, one of the girls covered in blood. Read More »

Apple introduces HomePod speaker

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HomePod is designed for voice control with an array of six microphones, so users can interact with it from across the room, even while loud music is playing. Some industry insiders, however, note that Apple will be under more pressure to improve the computing smarts of its Siri software in the face of offerings from rivals Google and Amazon . Read More »

Nokia 9 Spotted on GeekBench Database, Sports Snapdragon 835 Processor

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HMD Global's invite reads, "Let's join hands and welcome a new era of Nokia smartphones". Even though it doesn't reveal much but we get the idea and what HMD is hinting at. Nokia 5 is said to a mid-ranger smartphone and it will likely be priced below Rs. 15,000. As far other details of the smartphone are concerned, the device is said to feature a 5.5-inch Full HD display with a 1440x2560p resolution. Read More »

London attacks: Three more arrested, say police

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At least two of the men were known to British intelligence and law enforcement officials, raising questions about whether anything could have been done to stop the attack , which began Saturday when the men drove a rented van into a crowd and then leaped out to stab people who crossed their paths. Read More »

Russia says US-led coalition colludes with IS in Syria

He said Russian forces have struck several IS convoys as they left Raqqa. UNICEF said in a statement that the violence has resulted in massive displacement in and around the city, with some 80,000 children now internally displaced and living in temporary shelters and camps. Read More »

Farming leader reacts to General Election result

The logistics and transport industry has responded to the shock United Kingdom general election outcome which has resulted in the Conservative party forming a minority government with the Democratic Unionists. We are ready to work with the government and all parties on what measures to bring forward. "We must ensure that consumers will continue to enjoy their favourite dairy foods far into the future". Read More »

Apple takes on Amazon Echo with Siri-powered HomePod speaker

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These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades. Or have we? With the almost three years old and the now available in the U.S. and the United Kingdom as well, Apple has some stiff competition in the smart speaker space. Read More »

Erdogan criticises Qatar sanction, wants stronger ties

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Ankara's rush to back Qatar came as Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt , Jordan, Yemen, Mauritania and several other smaller nations severed their ties with the peninsula nation. "We will suffer serious harm if we do", Ozulker said . If not managed well, this connection could also leave Turkey facing charges from the West and the Gulf region of "supporting terrorism". Read More »

Iran FM says Trump reaction to attacks 'repugnant'

Police increased their patrols in the streets and subway stations of Tehran on Thursday, a day after. Khomeini, who died in 1989, is a towering figure in Iran who led the 1979 Islamic revolution that toppled the Western-backed shah and became its first supreme leader. Read More »

Qatar slams Saudi, allies terrorism list as 'baseless'

They have ordered Qatari citizens and diplomats out of their countries, cut all flights to Qatar and are looking for ways to bar worldwide airlines from flying through their airspace to get to Qatar, which is slated to host to 2022 World Cup . Read More »