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Gunman 'singled out' victims in Orlando shooting spree

Gunman 'singled out' victims in Orlando shooting spree In a matter of a few minutes, Neumann had killed Robert Snyder , 59, Brenda Motanez-Crespo, 44, Kevin Clark , 53, Jeffrey Roberts , 57, and Kevin Lawson , 47, at the Fiamma facility on Forsyth Road, just north of the Hanging Moss Road intersection in east Orange County . [Full Article...]

Rain intervenes again - and this time Australia are on the wrong end

Regulations state 20 overs must be completed to activate the Duckworth-Lewis method, which would nearly certainly have ruled in Australia's favour, but only 16 were played meaning the spoils were shared. He then proceeded to take out Mashrafe Mortaza and Rubel Hossain before narrowly missing out on a hat-trick as the ball whistled past the stumps behind Mustafizur Rehman. [Full Article...]

Trump assails London mayor for reassuring public

Paul Pillar, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst, tells the BBC that he doesn't blame United Kingdom counterterrorism officials for being furious at Trump for attacking London's mayor. "The point is, there is a reason to be alarmed". Asked if Trump was wrong to make the comments, British Prime Minister Theresa May said at a news conference Monday that " Sadiq Khan is doing a good j... [Full Article...]

Germany's Rock am Ring music festival halted over terror threat

Germany's Rock am Ring music festival halted over terror threat Organizers said police had warned of a bomb threat against the event and cleared out the festival to perform a security sweep. Several hours later, the organizers updated the page, writing, "The organizers of Rock am Ring and the police are working nightshifts to take all necessary measures to guarantee a safe festival". [Full Article...]

United States seen trying to calm waters between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

United States seen trying to calm waters between Qatar and Saudi Arabia The five countries have since closed off their air, land and sea contact with the peninsula. The offshore North Field, which provides virtually all of Qatar's gas, is shared with Iran, Saudi Arabia's hated rival. Qatar's southern portion is known as North Field, while Iran's slice to the north is called South Pars. The state-run Kuwait News Agency reported Kuwaiti ruler Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad A... [Full Article...]

London Attackers Named By Police As Profiles Emerge

London's Metropolitan Police said Butt was previously known to police and the United Kingdom spy agency, MI5, and was a British citizen born in Pakistan. The assault began Saturday night when a van veered off the road and barreled into pedestrians on London Bridge. Prime Minister Theresa May called an emergency security cabinet session Sunday to deal with the crisis. [Full Article...]

Murray into French Open QF with 650th career

A quarter-final against either Kei Nishikori or Fernando Verdasco awaits the double Olympic and Wimbledon champion who, after accumulating his 650 tour level victory, was delighted he was able to adapt his game for the better against Khachanov . [Full Article...]

Police identify two men behind London terrorist attacks

Most still remain hospitalized - 18 of whom are in critical condition. The attackers were then confronted by the firearms officers and eight police firearms officers discharged their weapons. Sadiq Khan has hinted that a planned state visit by Donald Trump should be cancelled after the USA president continued to blast his response to the London Bridge terror attack . [Full Article...]

Microsoft OneDrive will support the NEW Files app in Apple's iOS 11

The HomePod will cost $349 - more expensive than Google's and Amazon's smart speakers - and will start shipping in December. The speaker is similar to cheaper devices from Amazon and Google . The Internet video player with most market share, Roku, not only offers Prime Video but has a smaller price tag than Apple TV . The camera will have improved image quality, and Apple has add... [Full Article...]

SNP manifesto pledges to fight NHS privatisation in England

The SNP's manifesto was launched by First Minister of Scotland and party leader Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday. For nearly every election since the 1997 general election - Westminster and Holyrood - the SNP has chosen to use a picture of its leader for the front cover of the party manifesto. [Full Article...]

Leo Varadkar: Ireland set to have first gay PM

At 38, Mr Varadkar will be Ireland's youngest leader, as well as the first from an ethnic-minority background and the first openly gay leader. The race between Varadkar, the son of an Indian immigrant father and an Irish mother, and his political rival, Coveny, a member of an important political family, is seen as emblematic of Europe's changing demographics and social morays. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom police ID two London Bridge attack suspects

Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner Mark Rowley said an investigation into Butt began in 2015, but "there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly". Her family said she would have had "no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death". "Last night in London , my baby brother, lost the love of h... [Full Article...]

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: The Ethiopian politician who landed the World Health Organization top job

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: The Ethiopian politician who landed the World Health Organization top job On a personal note, Tedros has worn different hats including that of Ethiopia's Foreign Affairs Minister (2012-2016) and Health Minister (2005-2012). The agency was broadly accused of failing the major test that followed the December 2013 Ebola outbreak, missing key warnings about the severity of an epidemic that ultimately killed more than 11,000 people. [Full Article...]

The Twitter bot turning Trump tweets into White House statements

The Twitter bot turning Trump tweets into White House statements Or, at least, they hoped he would. Neiss said the inspiration initially came from a viral tweet by Patrick Cunnane, an aide to former president Barack Obama , who tweeted a mockup of one of Trump's controversial tweets following the terror attacks in London as a statement from the Office of the Press Secretary. [Full Article...]

PM Modi expresses shock, anguish over London terror attacks

He also used the name Rachid Elkhdar, with a different date of birth. "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is "no reason to be alarmed!" Some of those injured are foreign nationals, according to authorities. [Full Article...]

Diane Abbott in awkward TV interview over Lord Harris security report

Diane Abbott in awkward TV interview over Lord Harris security report The BBC announced this morning that shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry would stand in for Ms Abbott with minutes to go before the programme was broadcast. She failed to remember details from the Lord Harris report on terrorism when asked to by host Dermot Murnaghan . She then paused and said: 'Yes, I think physical resilience is important'. [Full Article...]

Corbyn backs calls for May to quit over police cuts

Corbyn backs calls for May to quit over police cuts He said Mrs May "should be resigning not seeking re-election". "And let's work for the next 48 hours to make sure our negotiations are led by Theresa May and the Conservatives". In the situation that they were faced (with) at the weekend or faced in Westminster, they took the necessary action". She added: 'It is also about the powers you give to the police and I have been responsible for givin... [Full Article...]

Farmers' stir continues in MP, Maharashtra; violent protests in many places

Farmers' stir continues in MP, Maharashtra; violent protests in many places Farmers in Maharashtra had launched a stir on June 1 pressing for various demands, including waiver of loans due to crop failures and indebtedness, and guaranteed minimum support price. Reports of damage to several motorcycles were received from Bharbadiya. "All necessary steps have been initiated to address farmers' concerns", Chouhan said at a hurriedly-convened press conference in Bhopal on M... [Full Article...]

Kuwait trying to mediate, resolve diplomatic rift, says Qatar

There were several Global reactions towards the decision of number of the Arabic and Islamic countries to sever relations with Qatar, taken on Monday, as per charges for Doha for supporting terrorists groups. You could try having your travel agent re-route you through other nearby countries such as Oman or Kuwait . It broadcasts in North America, Europe and Asia, as well as the Middle Eas... [Full Article...]

Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve Gulf crisis

The offshore North Field, which provides virtually all of Qatar's gas, is shared with Iran , Saudi Arabia's hated rival. It essentially started off three days after President Trump was in Riyadh for a series of summits, including a summit between Saudi Arabia and the rest of the GCC countries, the Gulf Cooperation Countries, which showed what Saudi Arabia had hoped would be GCC unity and it... [Full Article...]


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