• Qatar Airways says majority of network unaffected by airspace restrictions
Qatar Airways says majority of network unaffected by airspace restrictions

Al-Baker said on Tuesday Qatar Airways would redeploy aircraft it used to fly to Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt to fast track its expansion plans. It gave no reasons for the move, but Djibouti had earlier downgraded its diplomatic ties with Qatar after the Gulf move against Doha. The Saudi monarch asked Sharif to take a clear position...

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  • British Prime Minister tries to regroup
British Prime Minister tries to regroup

Earlier this year Prime Minister Theresa May called a general election to ensure that the United Kingdom would have the same Government in place for the full duration of the two-year Brexit discussions, which were triggered in March. "There are a lot of uncertainties", he told AFP from his company's offices soon after the start of London trading....

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  • Trump admin to suspend rule on natural gas waste -document
Trump admin to suspend rule on natural gas waste -document

The rule calls for leak detection and fix with affordable, off-the-shelf technologies, and restricts venting (deliberately releasing to the atmosphere), and flaring (burning off unused) of methane by oil and gas companies on public lands. The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday said it would propose a two-year stay on another Obama methane r...

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  • Defiant Theresa May vows to stay on despite UK election blow
Defiant Theresa May vows to stay on despite UK election blow

Officials in Brussels were hopeful the election would allow her to make compromises, but this has been thrown into question by the prospect of a hung parliament . "That's not a matter for me", she said. A spokeswoman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her government would not comment on the election result out of "politeness and respect" w...

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  • What Comey said and did not say are crucial
What Comey said and did not say are crucial

Republican Senate Judiciary Committee Member Mike Lee said that even if former FBI Director James Comey's testimony to Congress is true, there's no evidence of even potential obstruction of justice by President Trump. Will Trump's testimony end up happening? "I didn't say that", Trump said, which amounts to accusing Comey of perjury - or wi...

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  • Brexit talks to start next week
Brexit talks to start next week

As Mrs Foster met with her MPs in Westminster, she said: "The future's bright", prompting Ian Paisley junior to respond: "The future's orange". Talks between Theresa May and the DUP are apparently "going well ". Describing any potential partnership as "a coalition of chaos ", SF's Gerry Adams said: 'Any deal which undercuts in any way the pro...

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  • Suspect Dead After Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice In Virginia
Suspect Dead After Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice In Virginia

Along with Scalise, four other people were injured in the shooting. The game between Democrats and Republicans began in 1909. The popular annual face-off, which raises money for charity, is scheduled for Thursday evening at Nationals Park across the Potomac River in Washington, and will go forward as planned.

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  • Qatar National Bank sees no significant outflows of deposits, other funds
Qatar National Bank sees no significant outflows of deposits, other funds

The Qatari carrier released a statement saying it had operated some 1,200 flights in the past week, 90 percent of which took off within 15 minutes of their scheduled departure times. Still, "moving the base would be a big blow for Qatar as having CENTCOM was an external security guarantee that has, for decades, underpinned Qatar's regional securi...

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  • Australian PM pokes fun at Trump in leaked audio
Australian PM pokes fun at Trump in leaked audio

Later the two met for an apparently convivial meeting at a dinner on the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier in NY to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea. He said the leaked audio was "a breach of protocol and good faith" and denied that Mr Trump was the butt of his jokes. "And the butt of my jokes was myself".

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  • England v Pakistan: ICC Champions Trophy semi-final
England v Pakistan: ICC Champions Trophy semi-final

England lead the head-to-head battle with a 6-4 record against Pakistan in ICC tournaments. "I don't think there was any home advantage", Morgan said. Conditions provided only transient mitigation as Pakistan confirmed a paltry return for opponents accustomed to a benchmark of at least 100 more of late.

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  • Congressman shot during baseball practice in northern Virginia
Congressman shot during baseball practice in northern Virginia

The Alabama lawmaker said he colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". He was listed in critical condition Wednesday night at a Washington hospital, which said he will require several more operations. Hodgkinson was politically indistinguishable from the vast majority of academics who are filled with precisely the same ugly...

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  • Witness video of shooting on GOP baseball team released
Witness video of shooting on GOP baseball team released

The two members of the Capitol Police who were injured while engaging the gunman who opened fire on a Republican congressional baseball practice were being heralded as heroes on Wednesday. Griner, shot in the ankle, is in good condition, and Barth, shot in the leg, is also in good condition. Update 11 a.m.: President Donald Trump says the ass...

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  • Global Wheel Weight Market in North America, Europe and Asia
Global Wheel Weight Market in North America, Europe and Asia

The report comprises precise information, comprehensive analysis in two ways-qualitative and quantitative-industry experts' inputs, and information provided by industry analysts and industry participants involved in the entire value chain. For providing the users with an exclusive view of the Automotive Parking Radar market , we have included in t...

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  • President Trump visits wounded congressman in DC area hospital
President Trump visits wounded congressman in DC area hospital

Trump says everyone can agree that we are "blessed to be Americans" and that we are strongest when "we work together for the common good". Congressman Steve Scalise underwent surgery after being shot in the hip and remained in critical condition , according to MedStar Washington Hospital Center .

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  • WaPo Report: Special counsel now investigating possible obstruction of justice
WaPo Report: Special counsel now investigating possible obstruction of justice

Reports that Trump was considering firing Mueller surfaced last week, again citing unnamed sources. Mr Mueller was appointed after James Comey , who originally oversaw the investigation, was removed from his role as FBI director by President Trump.

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  • Gabby Giffords addresses attack on Congressional baseball practice
Gabby Giffords addresses attack on Congressional baseball practice

Sanders noted prior incidents in Arizona, such as a pistol falling from a protester's pocket two years before and Sarah Palin's now famous "map" in which she placed Gifford's district in crosshairs, indicating it was a target for Republicans.

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  • Both Democrat and Republican members of Congress receive new threats following shooting
Both Democrat and Republican members of Congress receive new threats following shooting

A congressional aide said Scalise, R-La., was in stable condition at George Washington University Hospital. The 66-year-old gunman was identified as James T. "Someone tried to run Rep. (David) Kustoff off the road with her auto, and now a man seemingly attempted to assassinate several members of Congress at a baseball practice", said Rep.

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  • Bill Cosby's Accuser Takes The Stand In Sexual Assault Trial
Bill Cosby's Accuser Takes The Stand In Sexual Assault Trial

The revelation came as Constand ended her testimony in the case. "News reports. ". I can't stop doing that now. During the day, Detective Dave Mason also testified , speaking about his meeting with Constand on January 13, 2005. Temple is Cosby's alma mater, and he was a powerful trustee there at the time. Constand went on to admit she spoke ...

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  • May seen fighting for survival after votes wipe out majority
May seen fighting for survival after votes wipe out majority

But Britain's Saturday newspapers agreed she is just clinging on. British Prime Minister Theresa May's two chiefs of staff have resigned in the wake of the Conservative Party's disastrous election result. With almost two-thirds of the seats counted, the results appeared to be generally bearing out an exit poll that predicted the Conservatives w...

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  • Jeff Sessions' testimony was curiously uncurious about Comey's firing
Jeff Sessions' testimony was curiously uncurious about Comey's firing

Sessions was sworn in February 9 but did not actually step away from the investigation until March 2, the day after The Washington Post reported on his two previously undisclosed Kislyak meetings. During a heated exchange with Sen. Barely a month after Trump dismissed Comey, rumors have been circulating that he may yet seek to sack Robert ...

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