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Moscow 'ready' to help resolve Gulf crisis

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Hurriyet said there were plans to send some 200 to 250 soldiers within two months in the initial stage, but the bill did not specify numbers or a timetable. Mr Tillerson's statement called on other Gulf partners to do more to cut off support within their own countries for extremists. Speaking from the White House Rose Garden, Trump said Qatar "has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level". Read More »

Flight turns back after passenger threatens to blow it up

The flight had taken off from Melbourne Airport bound for Kuala Lumpur just after 11pm on Wednesday when the male passenger stormed into the business class section of the plane and demanded to speak to the pilot. " Malaysia Airlines together with the Australian authorities will be investigating the incident", the statement continued. The airline urged that "at no point was the aircraft hijacked". Read More »

Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem

An official involved in the efforts said the arrests focused on members of the pro-ISIS group al Muhajiroun and likened it to "going after Al Capone for tax evasion". There were blow torches for lighting these "Molotov cocktails". She said: "A Saturday night for London , a week after the awful attacks at London Bridge , is a chance for people to show the unity and resilience of this great city and the generosity of Londoners in getting out and raising money to help the survivors, the ... Read More »

Former Detroit FBI Official Reacts to Comey Testimony

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Comey also repeatedly asked the attorney general not to leave him alone with Trump , but Sessions never showed an interest in discussing with Comey the nature of the meetings. Trump's aides have repeatedly dodged questions about whether conversations relevant to the Russian Federation investigation have been recorded, and so did the president. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon : Election dents Scottish nationalists' hopes for independence

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Both May's decision to announce snap elections two months ago and Sturgeon's demand last summer for a second referendum were driven by the hope that Brexit would realign the political landscape in their favor. "We don't want to see that disrupted". "I'm disappointed that we have lost so many fine parliamentary colleagues, I think one thing the polls did not detect at all was a late recovery in Labour Party fortune based on the admiration of a lot of people for the performance of ... Read More »

United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray

Speaking after her return from a 20-minute audience with the Queen , Mrs May said: "What the country needs more than ever is certainty, and having secured the largest number of votes and the greatest number of seats in the General Election, it is clear that only the Conservative and Unionist Party has the legitimacy and ability to provide that certainty by commanding a majority in the House of Commons . Read More »

Gulf education hub 'irreparably damaged' by Qatar crisis

Tillerson then went to the White House, where Trump seemed to contradict him, putting the focus squarely back on Qatar. As conciliation efforts in the Gulf appeared to stall, leaders in Russia, Turkey , Germany and the United States expressed increasing concern. Read More »

Should we pay attention to Trump's twitter during Comey hearing?

But while many are pleased to see Trump issuing statements through an accessible medium, critics on both sides of the political spectrum have voiced concern about his outpourings. Trump's tweets have become the target of mockery for his opponents. He says he doesn't discuss politics or their business with the president. "I have not had that discussion with him", Spicer told reporters during a White House briefing, adding: "if I haven't had a discussion with him about a subject, I tend ... Read More »

Topsy-turvy world of United States diplomacy in age of Trump

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Tillerson, speaking at the State Department, said the US would help support efforts to mediate the crisis, along with Kuwait - another Gulf country that has stepped up to try to broker a resolution. "Qatar has a history of supporting groups that have spanned the spectrum of political expression, from activism to violence", he added. Kuwait has taken on the mediator role in the crisis, and French President Emmanuel Macron has also reached out to Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Iran in a bid to kick ... Read More »

Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government

Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. May announced later that Gavin Barwell - a former housing minister who lost his seat in Thursday's election - would be her new chief of staff. "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign, which was the oversight of our policy program". Timothy was widely cited as the main proponent among May's aides for a botched plan for elderly social care that caused a major backlash from Conservative supporters. Read More »

Législatives: la République en marche vers le grand renouvellement de l'Assemblée

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Marine Le Pen a perdu au deuxième tour la présidentielle face à Emmanuel Macron , alors que Jean-Luc Mélenchon s'est classé 4e au premier tour derrière François Fillon (LR), rappelle-t-on. "Je ne pense pas que ce soit sain pour le débat démocratique pour les cinq années à venir", a-t-il averti sur RTL. Le candidat malheureux du parti socialiste à la présidentielle, Benoît Hamon, a pour sa part dénoncé une "Macronmania" - formule reprise par l'hebdomadaire de droite l'Express qui ironise sur ... Read More »

The Comerica Securities Inc. Takes Position in TreeHouse Foods Inc. (THS)

They now have a United States dollars 100 price target on the stock. Several research analysts recently commented on THS shares. 04/25/2017 - Treehouse Foods, Inc. The shares were sold at an average price of $84.50, for a total value of $1,267,500.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 10,610 shares of the company's stock, valued at $812,195.50. Read More »

Le Qatar doit arrêter "immédiatement" de financer le "terrorisme" — Trump

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Lundi dernier, les ÉAU ainsi que l'Arabie saoudite, Bahreïn et l'Égypte ont rompu leurs liens diplomatiques avec le Qatar en invoquant que le pays du Golfe soutient et finance le "terrorisme" et s'immisce dans leurs affaires intérieures. Les propos tenus vendredi par M. Trump ont été prononcés peu après une prise de position plus conciliante de son secrétaire d'Etat Rex Tillerson, qui a appelé à un allègement du blocus, déplorant son impact négatif sur la population et sur la lutte contre le ... Read More »

Police release 12 terror attack suspects without charge

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The suspect, identified as a 30-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of "commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts", the Metropolitan Police said in a statement early Wednesday. Collina said she would dedicate her life to fighting Islamic State ideology by "teaching real Islam to people and trying to convince families to fill the void that they might find in their children". Read More »

Washington s'implique dans la crise sans précédent agitant le Golfe

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A ses côtés, le chef de la diplomatie allemande Sigmar Gabriel a confirmé que des discussions, en concertation avec les Etats-Unis et des alliés régionaux, étaient en cours. La crise a éclaté lundi lorsque l'Arabie saoudite, les Emirats, Bahreïn et l'Egypte ont rompu leurs relations diplomatiques avec Doha en l'accusant d'entretenir des liens avec des organisations extrémistes. Read More »

Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes UK sticking to its plan

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Now that it has made a decision to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. Britain's European Union partners do not know what to make of an inconclusive election result that throws the future of Prime Minister Theresa May in doubt and may delay if not more seriously derail talks on Brexit. Read More »

New 10.5 inch iPad Pro announced

All of these updated models are available to order now, and you can find out more on the Apple website . There are four Thunderbolt 3 ports and 10GB Ethernet. Now if you were looking for some official iPad Pro accessories, Apple appears to be more than pleased to oblige. It will come in December starting at about $5,000. Read More »

It's not Comey versus Trump - it's Putin versus America

More troubling than Comey's testimony, they argued, was Trump's own admittance on the now-infamous 2005 Access Hollywood tape when he bragged: "I just start kissing them". Kasowitz also said he'd let the appropriate officials decide if Comey's leak should be investigated. James Comey's written and oral testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee raises many legal, ethical, and political questions that will have to be pondered in the coming days. Read More »

UK polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle

As May struggled to contain the fallout, her two closest aides resigned. But Johnson said he backed May. "At the start of the election campaign , she was seen as a safe pair of hands". Britain's typically pro-Conservative press savaged May on Saturday and questioned whether she could remain in power, only two months after she started the clock ticking on the two-year European Union divorce process. Read More »

Sri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll climbs to 164

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The Indian Navy swung into action hours after the Sri Lankan request, with INS Kirch and INS Shardul , both loaded with relief material, docking at the Colombo port. "The cabinet decided today that we will not purchase any cars for ministers or the government this year in view of the natural disaster", Senaratne said. Read More »

Dolton firefighter dies after going into cardiac arrest while battling blaze

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After the Dolton Fire Department was on the scene, 36-year-old fireman Lawrence Matthews collapsed and went into cardiac arrest, Howard said. The Cook County medical examiner's office did not immediately confirm the fatality. Authorities have not yet released any other details on what happened. Matthews is survived by four children, one girl and three boys, who range in age from three to 11 years old. Read More »

IOS 11: 5 new features you need to be excited about

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The virtual assistant Siri will sound more humanlike in iOS 11, and users can switch to a male voice if they prefer. For those who need the very top of the line, Apple also unveiled some details of the Space Gray iMac Pro , with the base version coming at $4,999 that will ship in December with four Thunderbolt 3 ports, support for two 5K displays, and more. Read More »

Maute matriarch, 9 others arrested

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Gonda said Farhana and her group was about to board a gray Toyota Revo when they were intercepted by government troops. Authorities said the Maute matriarch was intercepted past 2 p.m. Masiu is among 39 towns of Lanao del Sur's first district, more or less 30 kilometers away from Marawi City . It is about 25-minute drive to Butig, the Maute family's hometown where the radical brothers and their followers engaged military and police contingents in a series of clashes a year ago. Read More »