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by | June 06, 2017 | 06:27

He insisted in Sydney that his boss was "not walking away" from the issue altogether. Seko, who is economy, trade and industry minister, and Perry may also exchange views on Toshiba Corp . It's regrettable that the United States has exited from the accord, Seko was quoted as saying. Perry said during talks in Tokyo that the USA will keep leading the effort to develop clean energy, according to the news service.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:25

The driver of the vehicle was having a seizure . Tompkins is then seen bolting from the pick-up and diving into the imperiled vehicle, putting it in park. The auto proceeded through the intersection, nearly striking several vehicles. Police praised the 39-year-old on Twitter as a hero for coming to the aid of a "complete stranger".

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:14

Two armed police guard an area near Borough Market in the London Bridge area of London . London police's head of counter-terrorism, Mark Rowley, publicly thanked the media "for their continued support, restraint and understanding in not speculating as to who the suspects are in this fast-moving investigation".

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:16

The Senate Intelligence Committee announced last week that Comey will testify in an open hearing on June 8, his first official government appearance since Trump unexpectedly fired him last month. Comey have said the former director felt uncomfortable about efforts by Mr. Trump to compromise the bureau's traditional independence. Comey is scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill Thursday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:15

Following the raids, lone local resident tweeted: "It woke me up along with the whole street". Three attackers in a van veered into pedestrians on London Bridge before going on a stabbing rampage in Borough Market . One neighbour said one of the attackers had recently asked him how he could hire a van. "You demean your office by misquoting and smearing the Mayor of a city that has just been attacked and is also the capital of your close ally".

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:15

However, Israel learned that the Arabs could be a serious foe and in 1978 agreed to negotiate peace with Egypt and to talk peace with Syria . Four Democratic lawmakers are circulating a letter calling for the United States to urge Israel to reconsider charges against a prominent Palestinian activist.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:12

Saudi Arabia and the UAE also announced they were suspending flights to Qatar and banned their citizens from travelling to Doha. "In terms of oil flows it doesn't change very much but there is a wider geopolitical impact one needs to consider", Jakob added, explaining that a breakdown in relations between Qatar and Saudi Arabia could make the OPEC-led agreement on production cuts less effective.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:07

He said Japan will "take concrete steps with the USA in order to deter North Korea ", although he did not elaborate on specific actions. Military analysts speculate that Pyongyang may be attempting to develop ballistic missiles capable of targeting American aircraft carriers at sea.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:09

Gulf Arab states and Egypt have already long resented Qatar's support for Islamists, especially the Muslim Brotherhood which they regard as a risky political enemy. Saudi Arabia, a Sunni-dominated nation, has long had tense relations with Shiite Iran and has developed a "Sunni coalition" in the region to curb Iran's influence.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:10

Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) said on Monday it had banned all Qatari planes from landing in the kingdom's airports and from its airspace. Market participants will be watching to see if Qatar, a member of OPEC, decides to disrupt the production cutback deal. Qatar denies funding extremist groups.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:07

Now, larger shares fear the cost of health care for themselves or their families (45 percent), they're ability to acquire and keep coverage (34 percent) and the quality of that coverage (34 percent) would get worse under the GOP plan to scrap the law.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:08

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and several Arab nations have ended diplomatic relations with their Gulf neighbor, Qatar . Saudi Arabia and three Arab countries severed ties to Qatar on Monday, June 5, 2017 and moved to cut off land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich nation that is home to a major US military base, accusing it of supporting regional terror groups.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:08

Saturday night's rampage at a popular nightlife hub around London Bridge by men wearing fake suicide vests was the third deadly terror attack in Britain in less than three months and came only days before a general election. While investigators say they know who the killers are, they will not release the names until it is clear whether or not they were acting alone. It is not yet known how the two men named knew each other.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:04

Riyadh views Al Jazeera as critical of its government, but the outlet says it is an independent news service giving a voice to everyone in the region. Qatar hosts more than 10,000 USA and coalition personnel at Al-Udeid Air Base. Qatar has consistently denied any support for extremists or Iran and did so again after Monday's move by its neighbours.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:03

The three men, who wore fake suicide vests, were shot to death by police. His accomplice Redouane, was identified from an Irish ID card found in his pocket after he was also shot by police. That fact provided a line of attack for Corbyn, who called on May to resign even as he said the best remedy was to vote her out. Christine Archibald , a 30-year-old Canadian who had worked in a shelter for the homeless before moving to Europe to be with her fiancé, was the first of those who died to ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:04

Dr Iain Frame, director of research at Prostate Cancer UK said: "The potential benefits of giving some men abiraterone alongside hormone therapy are clearly impressive and we will be working with all relevant bodies to make sure this treatment becomes an option available for these men via the NHS".

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:00

On a visit to the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem, the president and first lady Melania Trump laid a wreath on a stone slab under which ashes from some of those killed in concentration camps are buried. Trump has repeatedly underscored USA support for Israel during his first global trip as president. In Gaza, a coastal territory around 60 km west of the West Bank that is under a land and sea blockade imposed by Israel and Egypt, demonstrations were expected later today, following protests ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:57

There is no doubt that the Putin interview and intense promotion for it was part hype. But the challenge with booking major news figures for prime time is that the interviewer often only gets a single shot. He also claimed he had limited personal interaction with former U.S. national security advisor Michael Flynn . "When I came to the event for our company, Russia Today , and sat down at the table, next to me there was a gentleman sitting on one side", Putin said .

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:58

A casino attack that left over a dozen people killed should not affect investments in the country, the head of President Rodrigo Duterte's economic team said Friday. The Islamic State , through its Amaq news agency , claimed responsibility Friday, saying that "Islamic State fighters carried out the Manila attack".

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:55

During a White House meeting on February 14, Comey said Trump asked him to shut down a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn , whom the president had fired the day before. As you may remember, Trump abruptly fired Comey earlier this month, and later denied he ever pressured the former director to close the investigation into possible collusion.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:55

The residences of some Pakistani diplomats and staff were also damaged in the attack, according to the Foreign Office in Islamabad. CNN Security Analyst Rick Francona said it was "not surprising" that the network was being blamed, having previously demonstrated its ability to carry out attacks of similar scale.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:52

Congress passed the Jerusalem Recognition Act in 1995, and every US president since then has blocked the move by framing the issue as a roadblock to peace in the Middle East. If he choose to withdraw, the move is like to alienate many longtime American allies in Europe and Asia, a report by the New York Times said. President Donald Trump postponed moving the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem on Thursday, avoiding a provocative step as he tries to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:47

A New York Times report Tuesday said the White House has had difficulty finding a replacement for recently departed communications director Michael Dubke . "They can be an incredibly effective tool in the diplomatic tool box", says Richard Moss, a professor at the U.S. Naval War College and author of the book, "Nixon's Back Channel to Moscow: Confidential Diplomacy and Detente".

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:47

He insisted that the Justice Department look into the original anti-Muslim travel ban and "not the politically correct version that was submitted to the supreme court ". He said Trump's ban is really a "religious test against Muslims". In the wake of Saturday night's terrorist van and machete attack in the heart of London, the US president took to social media nearly immediately to push for his travel ban.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:47

Redouane, 30, who also lived in Barking, claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan. Redouane's age was not immediately known because he gave two different dates of birth. Flowers by the police cordon outside The Shard in London as a tribute to victims . Of the 48 people taken to hospital, 36 are now being cared for in London hospitals with 18 remaining in a critical condition.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:46

The vehicle and knife attack killed seven people in a busy section of London Saturday and wounded almost 50 people. Details of the investigation had been kept closely under wraps, in stark contrast to last month's Manchester bombing, when photos and information from the investigation were repeatedly leaked to the U.S.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:36

He is expected to survive. The PM said the attack was driven by the same "evil ideology " behind the May 22 Manchester suicide bombing that left 22 people dead, and the Westminster attack in March, which killed five. "MSM (mainstream media) is working hard to sell it!" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the city's "anger and grief" was indescribable. The van then continued on to nearby nightspot Borough Market , where the men exited and began stabbing civilians in pubs and restaurants.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:39

The courts have so far sided with the ACLU's argument that a ban is unconstitutional and discriminatory. Not so, the Justice Department has argued, insisting the temporary ban is based on credible national security concerns unrelated to religion, and his campaign statements should be ignored.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:37

The Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting rebels in Yemen's two-year war, meanwhile, said it was expelling Qatar over what it said was the country's support for organizations, including Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group. Some 4.82 million Indians live in the Gulf, including 630,000 in Qatar . "It is obvious that the United States authorities will not give an opportunity to Iran to do a political maneuver during President Donald Trump's term, as it was during Obama's presidency", ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:31

Khuram Shazad Butt was a 27-year-old Pakistan-born Briton known to authorities, according to a statement issued by London police. "I personally believe that the way we police in this country is one of the finest, if not the finest in the world", he said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:29

House Speaker Michael Madigan , D-Chicago, said Democrats will be in "continuous session" over the summer to negotiate a deal. Other lawmakers were talking more about frustration than optimism. According to Superintendent Gary Kelly of Du Quoin, schools today are funded at the same level they were back in 2008 and 2009. In a new wrinkle on his property-tax freeze pitch, Rauner said he believed residents should have the ability to force local governments through referenda to lower ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:30

These are some of the emotional photos taken at a benefit concert to remember the victims of the Manchester bombing . Another clip showed police officers and security guards with their hands in the air while others sat in a circle with parents and children.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:27

He said the other potential problem would be if Kushner did not disclose meetings with Russian officials during the FBI's background check. Schiff would neither confirm nor deny the reports about Kushner, but said if they are accurate, "it's obviously very concerning".

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:26

Earlier Monday, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , the United Arab Emirates , Yemen and Egypt all cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, citing "national security" concerns. Qatar Gas Transport Company and Qatar Fuel Company Q.S.C. both dropped more than 10 percent. "The Qatari government will take all measures necessary...

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:22

In a sign of how far her snap election gamble has soured, May's personal rating turned negative for the first time in a poll conducted by research firm Comres since she won the top job in the turmoil following the June 23 Brexit referendum.