• Qatar foreign minister slams Saudi over 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions
Qatar foreign minister slams Saudi over 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions

A senior Qatari official says Qatar hosted the Taliban based on a request from the United States, whose president, along with a number of Arab regimes, has been pressuring Doha over what they say is its support for extremist groups. In Paris, Sheikh Mohammed, who is on a European tour to drum up support for Qatar, said his country had no idea wha...

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  • Brazil's electoral court keeps Temer in office
Brazil's electoral court keeps Temer in office

The ruling gives Temer some space as Brazil is plagued by recession and multiple political corruption scandals. Brazil's embattled President Michel Temer scored a breakthrough in his struggle to cling to power as the country's top electoral court acquitted him of illegal campaign financing charges.

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  • Teen charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver in Chicago
Teen charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver in Chicago

The teenager tried to escape in Nelson's vehicle however; she hit a median and then left the auto and ran on foot. When they arrived, they found the bloody vehicle, as well as Nelson's open Uber auto. A Cook County judge denied her bail, because the defendant allegedly tried to run from the scene and changed her clothes. She is now being represen...

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  • Missed the Xbox E3 2017 Press Briefing? Watch the Entire Conference Here
Missed the Xbox E3 2017 Press Briefing? Watch the Entire Conference Here

Presumably, as original Xbox games become available for Xbox One, you'll be able to download them from within the Xbox One console's store. Microsoft should have more information about original Xbox compatibility in the near future. Microsoft Xbox One X is paired with 12GB of GDDR5 memory, and a memory bandwidth of 326 GB/s. There was no mentio...

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  • Iran arrests 8 suspected of supporting Daesh-claimed attacks on Tehran
Iran arrests 8 suspected of supporting Daesh-claimed attacks on Tehran

Meanwhile, President Trump's statement on the attack has prompted criticism in Iran. First of all, the Islamic State (IS) terror group claimed responsibility and second of all, the response by the democratic world. Five Iranian militants who carried out twin attacks in Tehran on Wednesday were members of the Islamic State group and had been t...

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  • President Trump claims 'vindication' from Comey testimony, calls him a 'leaker'
President Trump claims 'vindication' from Comey testimony, calls him a 'leaker'

Unlike doctor-patient privilege or attorney-client privilege, executive power is not absolute, ABC News noted. Comey said Trump didn't issue a direct order to Comey to release Flynn from the investigation, but "I took it as a direction".

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  • Alaska missile testing for Israel will be town hall subject
Alaska missile testing for Israel will be town hall subject

The system is set to be tested against a target similar in behaviour to the advanced ballistic missiles, which are now being developed, and have already been achieved, by Iran. Arrow 3 may eventually be used to destroy satellites in outer space, the news outlet said. According to sources as the trial center in Alaska, the cost of the trial will b...

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  • Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained ahead of protests
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained ahead of protests

Spicer called on the Russian government to immediately release all peaceful protesters. Authorities in Moscow, the location of what is expected to be the largest protest, authorized a venue well away from the city center. In Moscow, thousands of angry protesters held an unsanctioned rally on the capital's main street with riot police snatching hu...

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  • US Turkey discuss Qatar row, Syria on phone call
US Turkey discuss Qatar row, Syria on phone call

Analysts estimate that a political standoff between Qatar and other Arab states will cost the airline heavily. "Those residents have the complete freedom in staying in the state of Qatar in accordance with the laws and regulations adopted by the state".

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  • Korea will test-fire ICBM in not too distant future: party's official newspaper
Korea will test-fire ICBM in not too distant future: party's official newspaper

USA officials have sought to play down the impact on relations with South Korea , a long-time treaty ally where more than 28,000 troops are based, although a Pentagon spokesman made clear it would like to see the full battery installed. The study delays the deployment of an additional four launchers. His office said Monday that a senior defense ...

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  • Trump tweets prediction about Comey's 'totally illegal' and 'cowardly' leaks
Trump tweets prediction about Comey's 'totally illegal' and 'cowardly' leaks

Gingrich's comments followed Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, in which he told lawmakers that he had instructed a friend to share an unclassified memo of an interaction between him and President Trump with a reporter.

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  • Donald Trump attacks media for 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports
Donald Trump attacks media for 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

While taxes have taken a back seat in recent weeks, Trump tweeted Sunday: "The massive TAX CUTS/REFORM that I have submitted is moving along in the process very well, actually ahead of schedule". According to the person familiar with the Kushner meeting, the Trump team eventually felt there was no need for a back channel once Rex Tillerson was conf...

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  • UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar, de-escalate tension
UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar, de-escalate tension

He urged Sheikh Mohammed to "engage with neighbours on their concerns and do more to address support for extremist groups, building on the steps already taken", it said. In an interview with Al-Jazeera English, Baker also came down hard on US President Donald Trump, whose country has been a longtime ally of Qatar. In Doha , Qatar Airways called ...

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  • Britain votes: 6 takeaways from the UK's general election
Britain votes: 6 takeaways from the UK's general election

Ms Davidson, who plans to marry her partner in the near future, said the prime minister assured her any Conservative deal with the party would not affect LGBTI rights. Britain's general election has ended with no party winning an outright majority, bringing the second so-called hung Parliament in the last three elections.

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  • America One Step Closer To Selling Beef In China Again
America One Step Closer To Selling Beef In China Again

Chinese and American negotiators have reached a preliminary agreement in the process of selling US raised beef in China, the Department of Agriculture announced Monday. "China is the world's second largest beef market". "As one of the world's largest importers of beef, China has long-been an area of great opportunity for the USA beef industry",...

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  • Flexible child care deal today might mean national program tomorrow: Duclos
Flexible child care deal today might mean national program tomorrow: Duclos

Quebec, which has had its own universal child care program for 20 years, did not join the framework, because it wants to keep child care exclusively within its jurisdiction. The exact details of the plan will become clearer in the coming months when the federal government enters into three-year, bilateral agreements with each province and territory...

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  • BC Liberal cabinet sworn-in, but defeat looms for minority government
BC Liberal cabinet sworn-in, but defeat looms for minority government

Clark said last month's provincial election made two things clear: people want a government that works across party lines and one that will bridge urban and rural divides. Energy and Mines: Former Natural Gas and Housing minister Rich Coleman takes this portfolio over from Bill Bennet, who also retired at the end of last session.

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  • Mastermind behind Tehran twin attacks killed: Iranian Intelligence Ministry
Mastermind behind Tehran twin attacks killed: Iranian Intelligence Ministry

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry has announced that the mastermind behind the Tehran terrorist attacks has been killed. "The terrorists first went by auto to the mausoleum and after dropping two of them off, went to the city centre to attack parliament", the police said in a statement published on state media.

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  • Cosby lawyers scour for inconsistencies
Cosby lawyers scour for inconsistencies

Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the third day of his sexual assault trial . She viewed him like a father. She said she awoke in the early morning, quietly passing Cosby in the kitchen as she left so she could make it to her Temple office on time.

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  • Mystery of riderless 'ghost motorbike' on motorway near Paris is solved
Mystery of riderless 'ghost motorbike' on motorway near Paris is solved

French motorists were stunned to see a motorbike driving along a busy motorway apparently without a driver. As there was no trace of the rider and no sign of an accident there was nothing to explain to freakish sight. The bike's rider was knocked off in the crash and injured his arm. The driver then took the motorbike rider to hospital. Stunt...

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