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People Iran minister calls Trump's condolences for attacks 'repugnant'
Author: 0 Iran minister calls Trump's condolences for attacks 'repugnant'

Iranian authorities have arrested two suspects linked to attacks in Tehran this week that killed 17 people, Iranian media reported on Friday. The ministry also published pictures of their corpses. In the wake of twin deadly attacks on Iran claimed by ISIS, both the USA and Iran have accused each other of sponsoring terrorism overseas. President Donald Trump is suggesting that Iran shares some of the blame for twin terrorist attacks on its parliament and a shrine, insisting that those ...

People Pakistan looks for comeback as they face South Africa
Author: 0 Pakistan looks for comeback as they face South Africa

South Africa captain A.B.de Villiers, who suffered the first golden duck in his 212 career ODI innings during the Proteas' top-order collapse, said: "They bowled pretty well, put us under pressure". South Africa won the toss and chose to bat first against Pakistan . By the time Proteas fast bowler Morne Morkel took two wickets in three balls, Pakistan were faltering at 41-2 under the floodlights in the day-night fixture.

Author: 0 UKIP leader resigns after 'disastrous' United Kingdom poll result

Ukip was hoping to make gains in the Lincolnshire seat, which yielded one of the highest votes for Leave in last year's European Union referendum. It came after a disastrous night for Ukip, which haemorrhaged voters to both the Conservatives and Labour.

Author: 0 Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey, discuss regional developments - Turkish foreign ministry

Erdoğan criticized the sanctions and on Wednesday the Turkish parliament fast-tracked two recently-drafted agreements that will send Turkish troops to Qatar, train the country's gendarmerie forces, and authorize joint military exercises. The Qatari emir was the first foreign leader to telephone Mr. Erdogan during a failed coup in Ankara previous year, on a night when Turkey's other allies were slow to offer support.

People Sadiq Khan: Cancel Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit
Author: 0 Sadiq Khan: Cancel Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit

President Trump has stirred up a public battle year-long with London Mayor Sadiq Khan , the most prominent Muslim politicians in Western Europe, drawing criticism in the wake of a terrorist attack for reviving the feud. "State visits are given to world leaders who have had a distinguished service, who have a track record, and in the circumstances, where Donald Trump as president had a Muslim ban, had changed the policies of the U.S., the long-standing policies around refugees, in the ...

Author: 0 UK PM May's Conservative Party Suffers Stunning Upset In Election

Theresa May remains PM. Both parties expressed interest in forming the next government . The first milestone would be June 13 , when the House of Commons is due to return after the election. If the minority government is created, there is usually another election held pretty soon afterwards, either by the minority government themselves to get the majority vote, or by their opposition who can call into question their confidence of the minority government .

Author: 0 Prime Ministers Modi and Sharif Meet in Kazakhstan Ahead of Summit

Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz was also present in the meeting. The Tashkent SCO Summit in June 2010 had lifted the moratorium on new membership, paving the way for the expansion of the grouping that is increasingly seen as a counterweight to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO).

Author: 0 No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents

Victor is charged with providing the document detailing how Russian hackers may have targeted a voter software company and more than 100 local election officials to the online news organization The Intercept . Winner's mother and stepfather told ABC affiliate WSB-TV in Atlanta earlier this week that victor, an Air Force veteran, is a patriot. A judge has scheduled a hearing Thursday in U.S.

People United Kingdom police name third man behind London terror attack
Author: 0 United Kingdom police name third man behind London terror attack

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson acknowledged that the security services had to provide an answer. Security has become a key issue in the run-up to Thursday's general election. British officials could not immediately confirm the reports. The third man has been identified as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba, believed to be an Italian of Morrocan descent.

People 14 killed in Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria's Maiduguri
Author: 0 14 killed in Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria's Maiduguri

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, a city troubled by repeated Boko Haram attacks in the past days. The attack was the most deadly assault by the Boko Haram group in the past year. The insurgents then traveled to a military base across the Jiddari-Polo district, shooting at random, according to one resident, Salihu Abdallah. Nigeria's government and military maintain that Boko Haram is a spent force, but intermittent attacks and suicide ...

People Scottish Episcopal Church approves same sex marriage
Author: 0 Scottish Episcopal Church approves same sex marriage

He told Christian Today the decision was just not in reaction to the Scottish Church's move but in response to the trajectory of UK Anglican Churches including the Church of England . Those who are not comfortable with the change can opt out of performing same-sex weddings. Today's decision by the SEC to approve changes to canon law on marriage is not a surprise, given the outcome of the vote at its Synod a year ago.

People Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds
Author: 0 Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds

With No. 1 defenceman Kris Letang gone midway through the season, they finished 14th in shots for and against at five-on-five; going into Game 2 Wednesday night, Pittsburgh had the second-lowest percentage of five-on-five shot attempts of any team in the playoffs at 46.9 per cent, which in the regular season would make them the 29th-ranked team in hockey, and then it got worse.

People Notre Dame attacker pledged support to Islamic State
Author: 0 Notre Dame attacker pledged support to Islamic State

Family and associates were at a loss to explain the behaviour of a man they described as kindly. Acquaintances said that they were not aware of any radical sympathies, and in fact did not think of him as a practicing Muslim. His thesis director, Arnaud Mercier, also agreed there was no signs, telling broadcaster BFM that the suspect spoke Swedish, Arabic and French and that his resume mentioned that he had worked as a journalist in Sweden and Algeria, including North African media.

People London terror attack: United Kingdom police name two of three attackers
Author: 0 London terror attack: United Kingdom police name two of three attackers

Assistant commissioner Mark Rowley said Butt was known to the security services, but there was no evidence of " attack planning" by him. Butt was 27 years old, born in April 1990 in Pakistan. On March 22, five people were killed in London after Khalid Masood rammed his auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before fatally stabbing a policeman outside Parliament.

Author: 0 Who's who, what's at stake in Britain's unexpected election

Theresa May gambled in calling the election and appears to have lost . "MAYHEM" screamed the headline in the tabloid Sun newspaper. The Daily Mail is, unsurprisingly, heavily in favour of the Conservative party. Analysts were treating the exit poll with caution, however. The Tories started the day with 330 seats, a four-seat majority. That outcome was a triumph for Cameron though, because he had been predicted to fall well short.

Author: 0 Macron says Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

Trump has spent much of his young presidency's photo-ops seemingly attempting to literally pull concessions out of his foreign counterparts, stretching elbows and triggering some grimaces along the way. "Yes!" Araud replied, imitating Trump's tight handshake grip. The two leaders' knuckles went white during the handshake, according to observers , and Trump seemed to want to disengage first.

Author: 0 Polls open in UK election after campaign marred by attacks

A total of 650 members of parliament will also be elected. Half of 2015 Ukip voters say they will now vote Conservative , potentially adding two million votes, or around 6% points to the Tory vote share. The results for each constituency start to trickle in from around 11pm. Counting will begin immediately after the polls close, with each vote counted and checked by hand.

People London attack: Body pulled from Thames River is 8th victim, officials say
Author: 0 London attack: Body pulled from Thames River is 8th victim, officials say

Earlier, Mr Thomas's family had appealed for help with fears the van had thrown him into the river. An Australian nurse and a man from France have been named among the victims of the London Bridge terror attack on Saturday night. A man fixes a paper between other messages against Saturday's attack on a wall near the London Bridge in London , Thursday, June 8, 2017. All three of the assailants were shot dead.

People 'Making a Murderer' subject files motion for new trial
Author: 0 'Making a Murderer' subject files motion for new trial

The petition focuses on three main points; the petition argues that Avery had poor legal counsels, that there were ethical violations by former prosecuting attorney Ken Kratz which prevented a fair trial, and the petition also introduces new evidence.

People Pulisic double give USA win over Trinidad and Tobago
Author: 0 Pulisic double give USA win over Trinidad and Tobago

Bruce Arena has made just one change to his starting lineup from a friendly draw against Venezuela ahead of Thursday night's World Cup Qualifying match against Trinidad and Tobago . Sure, a first-half blowout would have been better in order to make earlier substitutions and make it a less-taxing match, but Trinidad & Tobago deserves some credit for having made clear improvements under coach Dennis Lawrence.

People The 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem
Author: 0 The 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem

Anat Ben Nun said that the new U.S. administration's stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains unclear. Israel has pushed through plans for the building of thousands more settlement homes in the occupied West Bank this week, the first such announcement since US President Donald Trump urged a freeze on construction in February.

People US concerned Iraqi Kurdish referendum will distract from war: State Department
Author: 0 US concerned Iraqi Kurdish referendum will distract from war: State Department

The region of Kurdistan is made up of three provinces that are run by an autonomous government. The move is likely to receive opposition from the ruling Shi'ite coalition in Baghdad , who have previously said they will oppose any attempts to hold a referendum or annex any regions important to Iraqi interests, such as the oil-rich province of Kirkuk.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Calls on Qatar to Stop Supporting Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood

Israel retaliated by launching a major operation in Gaza, which turned into an all-out war between Hamas and the Jewish state in the summer of 2014. "The U.S. Haniyeh was expected to remain in the Gaza Strip rather than operating in exile. Although in its founding charter Hamas defined itself as an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, the movement clarified its position in the new document describing itself as a purely Palestinian organisation.

People Rep. Labrador applauds Trump administration on Sage Grouse
Author: 0 Rep. Labrador applauds Trump administration on Sage Grouse

In September 2015, following years of conservation efforts on public and private lands, the Department of the Interior announced a "not warranted for listing" under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) decision for the Greater Sage-grouse. "There have been some complaints by some of the governors that their ability to use federal lands - whether it's from oil and gas, recreation, timber, across the board - that some of the heavy-handedness on habitats don't allow for some of those uses, and ...

People Netanyahu: Israel to keep security control over West Bank
Author: 0 Netanyahu: Israel to keep security control over West Bank

I remember well the anxiety I felt as a high school senior during those six days in June 1967 when the entire Arab world mobilized to destroy the State of Israel and push the Jews into the sea. The plans, which were made in agreement with Israeli Housing Minister Yoav Galant, were presented in the Israeli Knesset, and aim to construct around 67,000 housing units in the western part of the occupied West Bank, said the newspaper.

People White House Tries to Regroup, But Trump Isn't Helping
Author: 0 White House Tries to Regroup, But Trump Isn't Helping

And Trump's use of Twitter gives us that access in ways that would be unimaginable if he was a more orthodox or traditional president. Republican leaders in Congress and even White House aides have long sought to downplay the president's Twitter musings, but that is becoming more hard as Trump on Twitter seems to be the most authentic version of the president Americans have access to.

People Demand for Chinese exports holds up better-than-expected in May
Author: 0 Demand for Chinese exports holds up better-than-expected in May

China's exports to the US rose 11.7% in dollar terms, Customs officials said, taking the year-to-date total to $156.1 billion. The trade surplus rose to $40.8 billion, up $2 billion from April. China's imports from the USA rose 27.1 percent in dollar terms in May from a year ago, as a low base last year partly contributed to the surge. Relations improved after Mr.

People Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk
Author: 0 Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk

The top secret documents are kept in great safety but she was allowed to work only at the facility of the USA government in Georgia State. The parents of a USA government contractor charged with leaking classified documents to a news organization insist she's not a flight risk and should be released from jail before her trial.

People Polls open in United Kingdom election after campaign marred by attacks
Author: 0 Polls open in United Kingdom election after campaign marred by attacks

He told Sky News: "So it seems pretty clear Theresa May would continue as prime minister". Thornberry said May was guilty of showing "great hubris" when she called the snap election. The UK currency dropped in the immediate wake of the poll by 2 per cent against the United States dollar and the euro and was trading around 1.5 per cent lower an hour later.

Author: 0 IRAN: Death toll in Tehran attacks rises to 17

Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed what he called the "repugnant White House statement ". But Javad Zarif said Iran "rejected such claims of friendship" and claimed the attackers from so-called Islamic State had been "backed by U.S.

Author: 0 Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor

Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump instead used Twitter to rip into London's mayor Sadiq Khan . Mr Khan previously said that Mr Trump was wrong about " many things" and that his state visit should not go ahead . At Monday's White House press briefing, a reporter asked Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders if Trump actually thought 'the mayor was saying there's no reason to be alarmed by an attack on his city, ' which was viewed widely as a misinterpretation of Khan's ...

People ICC Champions Trophy 2017
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017

The Proteas were unchanged on Wednesday, while Pakistan brought in left-handed opener Fakhar Zaman for his ODI debut as well as Junaid for Ahmed Shehzad and the injured Wahab Riaz . Debutant Fakhar Zaman came out firing, peppering the cover point boundary to further strength Pakistan's position but he was one of two wickets in an over as the introduction Morkel changed the complexion of the game.

People Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley Era Begins
Author: 0 Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley Era Begins

Coach Stoops will be succeeded by offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley , who - at 33-years old - will be the youngest head coach in the FBS. I'm grateful for this season of my life, and feel I've fulfilled my goal here at OU as its head football coach.

People SC dog owners need to be aware of highly contagious dog flu
Author: 0 SC dog owners need to be aware of highly contagious dog flu

Dog owners can vaccinate their furry friends to protect against both strains of dog flu: H3N8 and H3N2. The club has been holding an all-breed dog show for the past half century. They said the flu can make dogs sick, but it is not usually fatal. If your dog is healthy, your pet is still safe to visit dog parks and other public areas, according to experts.

People Trump blocking Twitter critics raises First Amendment concerns
Author: 0 Trump blocking Twitter critics raises First Amendment concerns

When Trump blocks a user, Fallow contends, he makes it hard for people to participate in these discussions. The Institute's efforts come after press secretary Sean Spicer confirmed Monday that the president's tweets should be taken as official statements , which legal experts say bolsters the lawyers' arguments.