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Trump Walks All Over Tillerson On Qatar Dispute

Trump Walks All Over Tillerson On Qatar Dispute It was unclear if he was aware of the comments Tillerson had made. The president said during the press conference that "nations came together and spoke to me about confronting Qatar over its behavior". More than 11,000 US and coalition forces are at the base, from which more than 100 aircraft operate. Tillerson , whom Trump has tasked with de-escalating the dispute, said it is "troublin... [Full Article...]

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says hit Syria for Tehran attacks

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says hit Syria for Tehran attacks In another event taking place on Sunday in the region, the Syrian army said that the US-led coalition downed a Syrian army jet in the southern Raqqa countryside during a Syrian combat mission against Islamic State militants. Associated Press writer Jon Gambrell in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, contributed to this report. The strike was "much less impressive than the media noise Iran is making... [Full Article...]

Candidates in tight Georgia race make final bid for votes

Pelosi's water in Congress, as they look to excite their party's base and raise doubts about Mr. Ossoff's pledge to be an independent voice. Voters in Georgia's 6th congressional district, which encompasses the suburbs north of Atlanta , take to the polls Tuesday in a special election to fill a vacant US House seat. [Full Article...]

McGovern: Judge's ruling finds Michelle Carter's words killed Conrad Roy

He said he was surprised at the verdict because Carter was not at the scene and Roy ultimately acted along, and it was hard to prove she " caused " the death . She is scheduled to be sentenced on August 3. "People fall in love on the internet and via text, people bully via text and the internet, and you can encourage someone to die via text", said the assistant district attorney, Katie... [Full Article...]

Davis calls for special partnership with Brussels as Brexit talks begin

Davis calls for special partnership with Brussels as Brexit talks begin Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said: "If we don't succeed both sides will lose". May had promised to take Britain completely out of the bloc's common trading area and slash the number of people coming from the EU. We keep hearing that they don't want a 'Norway model, ' they don't want a 'Swiss model, ' they want to leave the customs union, the internal market, they want to limit migrat... [Full Article...]

Tropical storm watches, warnings issued along Gulf Coast

Tropical storm watches, warnings issued along Gulf Coast The storm system - identified as Potential Tropical Cyclone Two - has maximum sustained winds of about 40 miles per hour with stronger gusts, the NHC said . The Atlantic hurricane season runs through November 30. The tropical disturbance is not yet a tropical storm, but likely to become one soon. The National Hurricane Center on Friday said there's a good chance something will develop in ... [Full Article...]

Here are the 18 tech CEOs going to the White House today

Also on hand is Trump's daughter and Kushner's wife, senior presidential adviser Ivanka Trump . Kushner said government working together with the private sector would "provide citizen services in a way that has never happened before". Musk is the highest profile CEO not to attend the summit. We have seen #jared kushner countless times in papers, online publications, and at political-related... [Full Article...]

Significant Rain, Flash Floods Possible Monday

Significant Rain, Flash Floods Possible Monday Areas shaded in orange are under a severe thunderstorm warning , and areas shaded in pink are under a severe thunderstorm watch . Flash flooding of creeks, streams and roadways will be possible, especially in areas of poor drainage. Wind gusts could lead to localized downed trees and powerlines, and isolated structural damage. Flash flooding is expected. Today's activity has a better chanc... [Full Article...]

Massive wildfires sweep through Portugal, at least 60 killed

As the flames licked at her, burning her leg, she and her elderly neighbours survived by jumping into a water storage tank. "If it wasn't for this, we would all have died", one of the survivors said. At least three villages near Pedrogao Grande were evacuated. President Mahmoud Abbas Monday offered his condolences to his Portuguese counterpart and the families of the victims of the deadly fore... [Full Article...]

US Student Held Prisoner by North Korea Dies Days After Release

Otto Warmbier was medically evacuated from the country after it emerged he had been in a coma since he was jailed in March 2016. Warmbier , a student at the University of Virginia, traveled to China as part of a study overseas program. [Full Article...]

US Left as 'Footnote' in G7 Climate Talks

US Left as 'Footnote' in G7 Climate Talks The other G-7 ministers expressed disappointment at President Donald Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris Climate Accord, which seeks to limit carbon emissions and reduce the rising global temperatures. Last week, President Trump made the shameful decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord. Ministers from the six countries expressed dismay at Washingt... [Full Article...]

Afghanistan air corridor's 1st flight arrives in New Delhi

Afghanistan air corridor's 1st flight arrives in New Delhi First flight of the India- Afghanistan air corridor arrived in New Delhi on Monday. The need for the corridor was felt by both countries since Pakistan refuses to permit India the transit facility through its territory to Afghanistan. Ghani and Modi in September 2016 urged Indian and Afghan businesses to achieve a target of U.S. $ 10 billion in trade over the next five years. Ghani said that... [Full Article...]

Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning

Fighting in Syria escalated on Sunday as the United States downed a Syrian warplane that targeted ground forces fighting ISIS, while Iran launched missiles at ISIS targets in eastern Syria , The New York Times reported . "One message to Iran: Don't threaten Israel ", Netanyahu said on Monday during a weekly meeting of his Likud faction. "It did not immediately offer other specifics, oth... [Full Article...]

Perez says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about rumors of exit

Ronaldo , the reigning Ballon d'Or award victor, indicated he feels he is being treated unfairly by Spain's tax authorities, whose "persecution" has made him determined to leave Real Madrid and the country, a source confirmed to ESPN FC . [Full Article...]

Britain and European Union agree terms of reference and timetable for Brexit talks

Davis said the talks were off to a "promising start" and denied that Britain had caved in on the sequencing of the talks. Davis said: "We will do all that we can to ensure that we deliver a deal that works in the best interests of all citizens". [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico, set to become US' 51st State?

Puerto Rico, set to become US' 51st State? The most recent vote in 2012 had inconclusive results. Governor Ricardo Rossello, right, and Congresswoman representing Puerto Rico Jennifer Gonzalez celebrate the results of a referendum on the status of the island, at the New Progressive Party headquarters in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, June 11, 2017. [Full Article...]

Virginia police explain lack of hate crime probe

She said he took the girl with him in his vehicle to a nearby location, where she was assaulted a second time. Her friends scattered, and the girl disappeared. ADAMS' personnel notified Loudon County and Fairfax County authorities and an extensive search was launched to find the missing girl. A Virginia man was jailed after he was seen arguing near a mosque in Sterling with a Muslim teenage... [Full Article...]

Ram Nath Kovind resigns as Bihar Governor, Tripathi gets additional charge

He is a former President of the BJP Dalit Morcha (1998-2002) and President of the All-India Koli Samaj. So there is no question of mutual consent. The BJP's traditional support base is among upper-caste Hindus but the party has sought to broaden its appeal, winning a landslide victory in a state election in Uttar Pradesh in March with the backing of many low-caste voters. [Full Article...]

22 held by police in Lucknow ahead of PM's visit

For the first time, Chinese and Indian yoga lovers have come together to celebrate yoga at the iconic Great Wall of China , ahead of Wednesday's International Day of Yoga . The inaugural event at Rajpath in Delhi in 2015 established two Guinness world records awarded to the Ministry of Ayush, which organises this event. Government institutions such as All India Institute of Medical Sciences (A... [Full Article...]

Grenfell Tower fire was a preventable accident, Sadiq Khan says

Grenfell Tower fire was a preventable accident, Sadiq Khan says Protesters are demanding to know why long-standing fire safety concerns raised by a tenants' group about the public housing tower, tucked in the city's ritzy North Kensington neighborhood, had not been addressed. This relies on dental records, fingerprints and DNA when possible and also features like tattoos or scars. "Today is traditionally a day of celebration", the Queen said in a statement ... [Full Article...]


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