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Gulf Air Embargo Only Applies To Qatar Companies: UAE

Gulf Air Embargo Only Applies To Qatar Companies: UAE Erdogan dubbed the Saudi-led actions as tantamount to a "death penalty" imposed on Qatar, which he said was the target of a defamation campaign. The political assault against Qatar has seen Saudi Arabia , the UAE and other states break diplomatic ties with Doha , as well as close their land borders and airspace to the country. [Full Article...]

Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says The FBI so far has not found evidence that Hodgkinson searched the Internet for the baseball practice or the charity baseball game, Slater said . Hodgkinson died from injuries inflicted during the shooting. Slater says he specifically targeted GOP members and he goes on to say, "While the shooter was not known to have a diagnosed history of mental illness, he is known, or was known to have... [Full Article...]

UAE accuses Qatar of leaking demands, foiling mediation

UAE accuses Qatar of leaking demands, foiling mediation The boycotting nations demanded that Qatar stop all funding for individuals, groups or organizations that have been designated as terrorists by Saudi Arabia , U.A.E., Egypt , Bahrain , the USA and other countries, and hand over any individuals wanted in these countries. [Full Article...]

'Virender Sehwag should replace Anil Kumble as Team India coach'

'Virender Sehwag should replace Anil Kumble as Team India coach' Kumble resigned from his post after the expiry of his contract with the BCCI, citing untenable relationship with the captain of the team. In a way, India travelling to the Windies is a blessing in disguise for the team after the shocking loss to Pakistan last Sunday. [Full Article...]

Macron's party set for big parliamentary win

Macron's party set for big parliamentary win French President Emmanuel Macron greets supporters after having voted in the first of two rounds of parliamentary elections in Le Touquet, France , June 11, 2017. At the close of voting, pollster Elabe projected Macron's Republic on the Move and its centre-right Modem ally would win 32.6 percent of the first round vote. [Full Article...]

Hundreds evacuated from London towers as fire fallout widens

Hundreds evacuated from London towers as fire fallout widens Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack told reporters . "When we decide to clad the building we would have drawn up a specification, at the time we would have gone through planning and had a conversation with building control in terms of what we wanted to do and out usual precautions in fire and health and safety concerns". [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses U.S. of 'smear campaign' over Warmbier death

While Pyongyang accepted U.S. demands for Mr Warmbier's return on humanitarian grounds, Washington "totally distorted this truth and dared to clamour about "retaliation" and 'pressure"' on "dignified" North Korea, the spokesman told KCNA . [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump will have to testify in copy-cat shoe case

Ivanka Trump will have to testify in copy-cat shoe case Trump's "active and comprehensive brand management lead to a reasonable inference that the shoe at issue would not have been released without her approval", the judge retorted. She now serves in an unpaid White House role as an adviser to President Trump. In ruling, the judge said, "While that declaration does assert a lack of personal knowledge of the design at issue, plaintiff asserts otherwis... [Full Article...]

Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer

Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer Although the police report detailed the incident as mere " friendly fire "-a military term used to describe when a non-enemy is mistakenly targeted as hostile or deemed as a threat due to misinformation or inaccuracy-the uniformed officer and six other officers involved were placed on administrative leave, according to St. [Full Article...]

Bangladeshis among 89 suspected foreign militants in Philippines

Bangladeshis among 89 suspected foreign militants in Philippines He leads a faction of the Philippine militant group Abu Sayyaf that has pledged allegiance to IS. According to the military, Hapilon's group combined with the Maute Group, also comprising armed militants, to launch the Marawi siege which is now in its second month. [Full Article...]

Modi leaves on three-nation visit, to meet Trump

Modi discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries, reported PTI . The India-Portugal International StartUp Hub (IPISH) is a platform for all stakeholders of the startup ecosystem in India , including startups, investors, mentors, incubators, accelerators, aspiring entrepreneurs, service providers and government bodies, the hub's official website said. [Full Article...]

Brendan Dassey wins in federal appeals court

Yet, on Thursday , two out of the three judges made a decision to uphold Duffin's ruling, which overturned Dassey's sentence for his involvement in the assault and murder of Halbach. The ruling states that Dassey's confession to helping his uncle rape and kill Halbach was involuntary under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. [Full Article...]

3rd International Yoga Day: Watch PM Modi perform yoga asanas amidst drizzling

3rd International Yoga Day: Watch PM Modi perform yoga asanas amidst drizzling In a brief speech, Singh talked about the benefits of discipline saying that yoga was Indian civilisation's gift to the world. He said due to the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi the importance of the traditional form of exercise has been recognised globally. [Full Article...]

Positive signs for China's onshore financial market

Positive signs for China's onshore financial market MSCI's latest call will put pressure on roughly $1.6 trillion of investment funds that track the index to buy stocks of the 222 mainland Chinese companies involved that will have a 0.73% weight in a rebalanced MSCI Emerging Markets Index. [Full Article...]

At least 10 dead as two powerful explosions strike Parachinar

At least 10 dead as two powerful explosions strike Parachinar ROUGH CUT (no reporter narration) STORY: Two explosions in the northwestern Pakistani town of Parachinar on Friday killed at least 15 people, a government official told Reuters. On March 31, a vehicle bomb blast near an Imambargah of Shia Muslims killed 23 people and injured 70 others in Parachinar. Baluchistan government spokesman Anwar ul Haq Kakar said the blast happened near the office of th... [Full Article...]

Home Prices Surge . . . but Why?

Home Prices Surge . . . but Why? NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun said that sales activity expanded last month as more buyers overcame the increasingly challenging market conditions in many areas. A single family home is shown with a sale pending in Encinitas, California May 22, 2013. Non-distressed homes took 27 days to sell. The annual sales pace rose by 1.1 percent from a revised 5.56 million in April and was 2.7 percent ab... [Full Article...]

Hotpoint CHAOS: Firm behind Grenfell Tower fire in SECOND scandal

Councillor Georgia Gould, Leader of Camden Council, said: 'Camden Council is absolutely determined to ensure that our residents are safe and we have promised them that we will work with them, continue to act swiftly and be open and transparent. [Full Article...]

Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba Trump's vow to keep the broader decades-old USA economic embargo on Cuba firmly in place drew criticism from some us farmers, especially growers of corn, soybeans and rice. "When he's cutting back on travel, he's hurting us, the Cuban entrepreneurs". Russia 's Foreign Ministry said in a statement Sunday Trump is: 'returning us to the forgotten rhetoric of the Cold War'. [Full Article...]

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election The Washington Post reported last week that Mueller was investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, as well as probing Russia's activities to influence the election and whether there was any collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign. [Full Article...]

Battle for Mosul: IS 'blows up' al-Nuri mosque

Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the USA -led coalition. Iraqi military officials, however, said the mosque was destroyed by ISIS militants when their forces reached the area. Isis warlord Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi used the mosque's pulpit to deliver a speech that shook the world after the Islamic fundamentalists took over large swathes of Syria and Iraq. [Full Article...]


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