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'World No Tobacco' day observed

'World No Tobacco' day observed World No Tobacco Day is observed across the globe on May 31 every year. On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day , a survey has pointed out that a majority of India's population believes that stopping the sale of loose cigarettes can be instrumental in deterring smoking among people. [Full Article...]

Arab nations cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Qatar , home to about 10,000 USA troops and the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup , criticized the move as a "violation of its sovereignty". The United States will quietly try to calm the waters between Saudi Arabia and Qatar , current and former US officials said on Monday, arguing that the small Gulf state was too important to USA military and diplomatic interests to be isolated. [Full Article...]

Bounty Hunters, Fugitive Killed in Shootout

Bounty Hunters, Fugitive Killed in Shootout Three men were killed after a gunfight inside a Texas vehicle dealership involving bounty hunters and the man they were trying to capture. Police say at least 20 shots were fired inside this vehicle dealership outside of Dallas, with employees and customers, including their children, running for cover. [Full Article...]

Egypt has not banned dealing in Qatari riyal, central bank says

Air, land and sea links have been halted to the country from Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain . Qatar said it had been the victim of a "shameful cybercrime". The Maldives expressed "its firm opposition to activities that encourage terrorism and extremism". Oil prices fell for a third day on Tuesday, hit by concerns that a political rift between Qatar and several Arab states woul... [Full Article...]

Could Arab States' Isolation of Qatar Cause Big Problems for US?

Could Arab States' Isolation of Qatar Cause Big Problems for US? Trump and other US officials participated in a traditional sword dance during the trip in which he called on Muslim countries to stand united against Islamist extremists and singled out Iran as a key source of funding and support for militant groups. [Full Article...]

London Bridge attack: Two of three attackers named

Michael Mimbo, 25, said the suspected attacker was nicknamed "Abz" at the local gym. The three terrorists, who were wearing fake suicide belts, were shot dead by police. The officer, who was based in Southwark, remains in hospital in a serious condition. Christine Archibald, a 30-year-old Canadian, was struck by a van driven by the three attackers on London Bridge. [Full Article...]

Trump renews Twitter attack on London's Muslim mayor

Trump renews Twitter attack on London's Muslim mayor I'm not sure what point, exactly, Trump hoped to make. Sadiq Khan , London's first Muslim mayor, said to the crowd Monday, "London stands in defiance against this cowardly attack on our city, our people, our values and our way of life". [Full Article...]

Trump renews Twitter attack on London mayor Sadiq Khan

In March, a British convert to Islam carried out a terror attack on London's Westminster Bridge where he killed four civilians, and then stabbed a policeman to death outside the British Parliament building. A vigil to honor the victims was due to take place at 6 p.m. (1700 GMT) at Potters Fields Park near London City Hall, which stands by the River Thames, a short walk from London Bridge. [Full Article...]

Megyn Kelly's return to television gets a lukewarm reception

Megyn Kelly's return to television gets a lukewarm reception Putin, who has been in power for 17 years, claimed that his government treated Trump just like all the other Americans who visit Russian Federation on business, arguing that it would be nonsensical to collect compromising information on all of them. [Full Article...]

House Intel Committee Issues Subpoenas in Russia Investigation

Ahead of the presidential poll, thousands of hacked emails of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta, and the Democratic National Committee were leaked. The aide later retracted the statement. "That's the obvious motive", the aide said, adding that Nunes told the Democrats "super last minute" about his unmasking subpoenas. [Full Article...]

Kuwait emir in talks with Saudis, Qataris amid crisis

The emails, sent by an anonymous source to multiple news agencies, also allege that U.A.E. has been pushing for anti-Qatar criticism in the US and had called for a smear campaign against the tiny Gulf nation. With LNG markets in bearish mood and demand weak, the UAE could cope with Qatar suspending its two to three monthly LNG deliveries by calling on worldwide markets, but Dolphin piped flows a... [Full Article...]

Rooney close to decision on future

Rooney close to decision on future We were much stronger than them. "For a period, particularly Manchester United , then did it". The trophy is not the only lift the club gave the city as United and Manchester City pledged £1 million (US$1.3 million) on Thursday to an emergency fund set up for the victims and their families. [Full Article...]

Curry and Warriors club Cleveland, move halway to the National Basketball Association title

Thanks in large part to Durant's play, the Warriors now lead the Finals 2-0 and have firm control of the series as it shifts to Cleveland for Game 3 on Wednesday. As promised, they played faster and cleaner, getting their possessions up and turnovers down. Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee (1) dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's ... [Full Article...]

UK opposition leader urges PM to quit over police cuts

Last night Corbyn accused May of attempting to " protect the public on the cheap" and said "the police and security services must get the resources they need, not 20,000 police cuts". THE Prime Minister faced calls to resign today for presiding over cuts in police numbers as Home Secretary. The campaign was briefly suspended after the London Bridge attack, in which seven people died, bu... [Full Article...]

Cancel Trump visit urges Sadiq Khan

Cancel Trump visit urges Sadiq Khan Attacks at the London Bridge and Borough Market kill seven and injure nearly 50. Police shot dead all three attackers. Yet despite taking exception to Khan, Trump had tweeted to pledge support for London and the United Kingdom as the attack on revellers in London unfolded on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Saudi, Bahrain, Egypt, UAE cut ties with Qatar over terrorism

Saudi Arabia , the UAE , Bahrain , Egypt , Yemen and the Maldives severed ties with Qatar yesterday over accusations it supported extremism. Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, left, talks to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince and Deputy Commander in Chief of the Emirates Armed Forces in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande and others spread the love during One Love Manchester concert

Already moved by the "One Last Time " performance, Grande closed out the benefit concert with a tearjerking rendition of " Somewhere Over the Rainbow ". Ariana was then joined by boyfriend Mac Miller to perform their duet "The Way" and Miller's track "Dang!'". Besides instilling hope in all who attended, they also reportedly raised $12 million for the victims of the attack . [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway's husband weighs in on Trump

Kellyanne Conway's husband weighs in on Trump The husband of Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway has some advice of his own for the president: Stop tweeting about your travel ban if you want it to have a chance of passing muster with the Supreme Court. Among them: George Conway , the prominent D.C. lawyer who is married to top Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway and almost became a Trump appointee. Kellyanne Conway on Monday protested the medi... [Full Article...]

Police release man held in connection with Manchester attack

Six other people had been arrested but were released without charge. Last week authorities reduced the level to severe, a change that indicates another terror attack is still highly likely, but not imminently expected. Abedi himself had returned from Libya, known to be a hotbed of IS activity, four days before carrying out the bombing. Reuters news agency told the BBC that Abedi's father, Ramada... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka floods: 90 people dead, India rushes relief material

Sri Lanka floods: 90 people dead, India rushes relief material Sri Lanka appealed to the worldwide community including the United Nations and neighboring countries for help as the numbers of dead and missing climbed. India stands by the people of the island nation and that ships are being rushed with relief material, the PM said. "The [Indian] High Commission is in contact with Sri Lankan authorities and will coordinate any requirement of additional reli... [Full Article...]


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