• Trump and Tillerson Take Different Tones On Dealing With Qatar
Trump and Tillerson Take Different Tones On Dealing With Qatar

On Thursday, they designated 59 individuals and 12 Qatari-linked entities as terrorist organizations. The crisis started Monday when those four countries cut diplomatic ties and closed all land, sea and air borders with Qatar. Tillerson said the United States supports the emir of Kuwait's efforts to mediate. Qatar says the allegations are b...

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  • Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum
Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum

As for those who chose to stay away because of Lopez Rivera, she said "that's their decision". "This is a day of unity and celebration". New York Gov. Corporate sponsors including AT&T and JetBlue dropped out of Sunday's parade over the organizers' decision to honor Oscar Lopez Rivera, 74, a former member of the militant Puerto Rican nationalist gr...

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  • Prime Minister's Seat: Theresa May battles for survival
Prime Minister's Seat: Theresa May battles for survival

Osborne said that Prime Minister May was a " dead woman walking" following the general election . After her election gamble backfired, May is now so weak and reliant on the support of political rivals inside and outside her Conservative Party that she'll be unable to force through her vision of a clean break with the European Union, accordi...

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  • Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule for Sunday, June 11
Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule for Sunday, June 11

Yet the goalie and the Predators stand between Pittsburgh and a big chunk of history. The defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins can become the first team to repeat since Detroit in 1998 if they can crack the code of raucous Bridgestone Arena Sunday night in Game 6 against the Nashville Predators .

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  • DUP 'could exert significant influence in hung parliament'
DUP 'could exert significant influence in hung parliament'

The DUP and Sinn Fein dealt a series of devastating blows to their rivals in Northern Ireland to emerge from the General Election stronger than ever. He credited Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn with fighting a good campaign despite "media bias". But May may err on the side of caution in her dealings with Northern Ireland's biggest party.

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  • Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom poll blow
Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom poll blow

It said Britain was "effectively leaderless" and the "country all but ungovernable". The Vermont senator - who narrowly failed to win his bid for the Democratic nomination against Hillary Clinton in the 2016 race for the White House - said he had watched the United Kingdom results coming in on Thursday and was very pleased about the party's showing...

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  • Air emergency for Australian flight
Air emergency for Australian flight

Images show a massive hole in the engine casing which forced the plan to circle for nearly an hour before touching down safely. Audio believed to be from the cockpit of a China Eastern flight that had to return to Sydney Airport implies the pilot misspoke when alerting the tower.

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  • Woodman's heroics gives England under-20s world cup win
Woodman's heroics gives England under-20s world cup win

In fact, it is the first time an English team has been in an global final since 1966 but it has been revealed that the young Three Lions side will not receive any financial reward should they emerge victorious. Freddie Woodman made a heroic penalty save for England in the U20s World Cup final against Venezuela to secure the trophy. It was an un...

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  • Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner taking 'heads down' approach
Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner taking 'heads down' approach

But he said on " Fox News Sunday" that "any channel of communications back or otherwise with a country like Russian Federation is a good thing". McCain's comments come two days after news broke that Kushner, a trusted aide to President Donald Trump and husband to Ivanka Trump, chatted with Russia's ambassador to the U.S.

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  • New video shows tense moments of London attack; 3 arrested
New video shows tense moments of London attack; 3 arrested

The British Transport Police officer, whose name was not disclosed, was stabbed in the head, face and leg and is still hospitalized after Saturday's attack. The victim falls to the ground and passersby appear to throw things at the attackers to try to stop them. Police and the security agencies are facing questions about whether they missed chanc...

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  • May's Key Advisers Resign After Tories Lost Parliamentary Majority
May's Key Advisers Resign After Tories Lost Parliamentary Majority

The British province's largest party was among the most enthusiastic cheerleaders for Brexit and wants Britain to leave the EU's customs union, but its manifesto focused heavily on maintaining the benefits of membership. She's then got to present a programme to Parliament . What the country needs more than ever is certainty. Davidson tol...

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  • Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum
Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum

But, are Americans ready to add a 51st star to their flag? Support for independence is more prevalent among the Puerto Rican diaspora in the United States than in Puerto Rico itself, where that option historically earns just a few percentage points in referenda.

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  • Lankan passenger's bomb threat disrupts Malaysia airlines flight
Lankan passenger's bomb threat disrupts Malaysia airlines flight

Victorian Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton said that the suspect carried "amplifier-type instrument" which passengers described as a Bluetooth speaker or a music player. Malaysia's state-owned airline has had two recent high-profile disasters. The airline wishes to apologise for the inconvenience caused. The wait seemed excessive, a passe...

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  • Could France's Macron get landslide victory in parliamentary elections?
Could France's Macron get landslide victory in parliamentary elections?

In a once-unimaginable scenario, Macron's centrist party - established little more than a year ago - was projected to win between 390 and 430 of the French Parliament's 577 seats, according to an Ipsos-Sopra analysis. The National Front of far-right leader Marine Le Pen looked unlikely to convert her strong showing in the presidential election into...

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  • Netanyahu: I told Nikki Haley It's Time to Dismantle UNRWA
Netanyahu: I told Nikki Haley It's Time to Dismantle UNRWA

Netanyahu said Hamas is "using schoolchildren as human shields and this is the enemy that we have been fighting against for many years, an enemy that is committing a twofold war crime". He also said the agency's very existence "perpetuates and does not solve the Palestinian refugee problem". "It is unacceptable that students and staff are place...

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  • FIFA removes Qatari match officials due to diplomatic crisis
FIFA removes Qatari match officials due to diplomatic crisis

A referee from Singapore, assisted by another Singaporean and two officials from Malaysia, will replace the Qatari official. Saudi Arabia and allies including the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar last Monday, accusing it of supporting extremism.

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  • Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a
Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a "leaker"

Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii fired back at Trump on Twitter Friday morning, saying the president appeared to be accusing Comey of a serious crime: lying to Congress. When asked when that will be, the president said, "A fairly short period of time". Though Trump has lambasted Comey as a "leaker", he also claimed "total and complete v...

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  • Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny
Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

In a closed session afterward, Comey said the Federal Bureau of Investigation had received unconfirmed reports that Sessions might have had a third meeting with Ambassador Sergey Kisylak during a reception for then-candidate Donald Trump at Washington's Mayflower Hotel .

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  • Trump blasts Qatar for funding terrorism
Trump blasts Qatar for funding terrorism

A senior administration official downplayed any divergence between Trump and Tillerson's remarks in the aftermath, characterizing any perceived difference in their stance on Qatar as a "misperception". "For Qatar, we want you back among the unity of responsible nations". "The Kingdom of Bahrain stressed the necessity of Qatar's commitment to corr...

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  • London attack death toll rises to eight
London attack death toll rises to eight

One of the messages behind the training is "run, hide, tell", in case of an attack. In a statement Wednesday, relatives of Khuram Butt - one of three men to take part in the deadly massacre last Saturday - condemned the attack and called on local authorities in the United Kingdom to put a stop to others like him, who may be planning more stri...

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