• Saudi blockade vexes Qatar's $200 billion World Cup projects
Saudi blockade vexes Qatar's $200 billion World Cup projects

Trump on Tuesday backed the regional efforts to isolate Qatar, supporting the Saudi regime and its allies and suggesting the key USA ally - home to the largest American airbase in the Middle East - has been funding "extremism". "Such a "Trumpification" of relations in a region already susceptible to crises is particularly unsafe", Gabriel said. ...

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  • Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald
Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald

In the past week, almost 300 daily high temperature records have been broken across the country, and more will likely be broken before the heat wave's over. Throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, high temperatures are expected to range between 90 and 105 degrees across most inland areas with locally hotter temperatures possible.

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  • Erdogan spokesman says Turkey and Russian Federation to deploy in Syria's Idlib
Erdogan spokesman says Turkey and Russian Federation to deploy in Syria's Idlib

We need the cooperation of everyone to eradicate them, particularly Russian Federation. "They could also be involved in this task force", Kalın said. Turkey, Russia , and Iran are working on a mechanism to monitor the so-called "de-escalation" agreement in Syria, including involving USA troops in the establishment of zones of responsibility, a...

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  • France's Macron no sees no clear successor for Assad
France's Macron no sees no clear successor for Assad

Nathalie Loiseau, the head of the National School of Administration (ENA), the fabric of the French elite, was named European Union affairs minister after Marielle de Sarnez, Bayrou's long-standing closest ally, who also resigned on Wednesday morning.

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  • Donald Trump's United Kingdom state visit has not been canceled, insists Boris Johnson
Donald Trump's United Kingdom state visit has not been canceled, insists Boris Johnson

Tusk insisted meanwhile that the remaining 27 members had a renewed sense of optimism about the bloc's future after years of crisis and mounting anti-EU sentiment, which culminated in the Brexit vote. May said she will also call for more cooperation on counter-terrorism. MCEVERS: The Brexit negotiation started on Monday. Downing Street said th...

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  • Senate GOP health bill would cut Medicaid, erase tax increases, reports say
Senate GOP health bill would cut Medicaid, erase tax increases, reports say

More Americans approve of the Affordable Care Act than the House Republican bill to repeal and replace it, but many still want Congress to find some way to fix former President Barack Obama's signature health-care law, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds.

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  • UK's Prince Philip has left hospital in London, Buckingham Palace says
UK's Prince Philip has left hospital in London, Buckingham Palace says

Prince Philip was hospitalised on Wednesday due to an infection arose due to pre- existing conditions. Prince Charles yesterday accompanied the Queen to Parliament in his place. This year's speech had dramatically less fanfare surrounding it, with the queen arriving by auto rather than horse-drawn carriage and wearing a suit and hat inste...

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  • Trump meets wireless, drone executives on new technologies
Trump meets wireless, drone executives on new technologies

Drones are already flying in limited capacities. The criticism of the Trump administration began with the president's travel ban on people from certain Muslim-majority countries entering the United States, reports and leaked copies of another immigration executive order that would have major impact on a category of visa holders prevalent in t...

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  • 'We have looked at Qatar with great fear'
'We have looked at Qatar with great fear'

But the latest indication is that Trump now wants to play the role of mediator. Despite Tillerson's call for there to be "no further escalation", Trump's sharp comments were likely to further embolden Saudi Arabia and the others in their bid to isolate Qatar.

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  • Rebels say Syrian army, Iranian-backed militias launch offensive in eastern desert
Rebels say Syrian army, Iranian-backed militias launch offensive in eastern desert

Israel and Iran are bitter enemies. "The Saudis and Americans are especially receivers of this message ", Gen. Ramazan Sharif of the Revolutionary Guard told Iranian state TV in an interview. A U.S. F-15E fighter aircraft shot down an Iranian-made drone over southern Syria on Tuesday, the USA military said, marking the second time this week that...

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  • South Korea Summit Could Expose Strains in Alliance
South Korea Summit Could Expose Strains in Alliance

Justin Weber told The Associated Press a press conference is expected later to provide more information. That claim was quickly disputed by United States doctors. Bae called attention to the many people "living without freedom in the country of 24 million people - enduring frightful circumstances and forced labor - and we do not even know the...

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  • President Donald Trump drives cart over green at own golf club
President Donald Trump drives cart over green at own golf club

But driving golf carts on greens is just a bad, bad idea. When asked how he was playing, Trump replied, "Well, until this hole". "Everything is great", Frank said. HuffPost Sports criticized Trump for breaking "golf's golden rule". Notably, the other carts are parked in the rough grass around the green, which is usually carefully flattened an...

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  • Trump congratulates Georgia runoff victor on Twitter
Trump congratulates Georgia runoff victor on Twitter

Does anyone actually think that Nancy Pelosi and Steny Hoyer delivering geriatric outrage at staged press conferences are going to lead the party back into power? No other country wastes the amount of money we do on campaigns. " Nancy Pelosi is not the only reason that Ossoff lost". The Democrats ignored the most basic principle: All politic...

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  • Wounded Congressman upgraded to fair condition
Wounded Congressman upgraded to fair condition

The report says that on the morning of the shooting , he was living in his vehicle which was parked in the parking lot of the YMCA on East Monroe Avenue. Investigators also found indications that Hodgkinson meant to go home to Belleville, Illinois on his computer. "If you look at his pattern of life and what he was doing on his laptop and social...

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  • Mourners Gather In Wyoming, Ohio, For Funeral Of Otto Warmbier
Mourners Gather In Wyoming, Ohio, For Funeral Of Otto Warmbier

Warmbier's funeral is scheduled for Thursday at his high school alma mater in Wyoming , Ohio. "All those that wish to join his family in celebrating his life are cordially invited", said the Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. After global outrage and over a year of imprisonment, North Korea released Warmbier last week , saying his health ha...

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  • Guest Editorial…Comey's testimony exposes the 'lies, plain and simple'
Guest Editorial…Comey's testimony exposes the 'lies, plain and simple'

Speaking at the White House , he denied having asked for Mr Comey's loyalty or for an inquiry into a former White House aide to be dropped. Comey, fired by Trump on May 9, said his notes of his interactions with Trump are now in the hands of Mueller's investigators.

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  • Darwin Martinez-Torres' Family Responds To Alleged Murder Of Nabra Hassanen
Darwin Martinez-Torres' Family Responds To Alleged Murder Of Nabra Hassanen

The chief wants anyone with evidence that Hassanen's killing was motivated by hate to come forward. "I never saw it like this", she said . The murder of Hassanen has been classified as a "road rage incident" and police are still investigating whether she was also sexually assaulted.

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  • Death of U.S. student held by North Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees
Death of U.S. student held by North Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees

They said it should be a "call to action to those in the position to protect our American citizens here at home AND overseas". Trump - who frequently denounced China on the campaign trail - has turned to Beijing to help pressure its ally North Korea , prompting concern among Asian partners that America might go easy on the South China Sea terr...

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  • Putin sarcastically offers Comey political asylum in Russia
Putin sarcastically offers Comey political asylum in Russia

What is then the difference between the Federal Bureau of Investigation director and [Edward] Snowden? "He is then not a special service head but a human rights advocate who defends a certain position", said Putin. Last month, he modified his denial that Russia had meddled in the 2016 presidential election by saying that if it had happened, it woul...

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  • Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi
Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi

Ossoff, a 30-year-old documentary filmmaker-turned-Democratic politician, lost to Handel Tuesday night in a closely-watched election that many observers characterized as a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency thus far. "One of the disappointing things from the last couple days is that that approach has a little bit of punch to it, it still mov...

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