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by | June 08, 2017 | 05:46

When Sturgeon announced her intention to hold another vote on independence at the beginning of March, the first minister specifically laid out a plan to hold the vote between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of 2019. "Last year's Holyrood election delivered the democratic mandate for Scotland having such a choice and the recent vote of the Scottish Parliament underlined it.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:47

The Saudi top diplomat did not specify what he wanted from Qatar, saying that "a number of steps can be taken, they know it". From Tuesday morning they would also suspend flights to Doha starting. "His [Trump's] message was that we need unity in the region to fight extremist ideology and terrorist financing", a USA official told Reuters news agency.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:48

It has been reported that Mr Trump asked the head of the intelligence agency t o publicly state there is no evidence of collusion between Moscow and his campaign. Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will also testify. The chairman off the Senate intelligence committee, GOP.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:43

May refrained from firing back at Trump, analysts say, because she needs the US after the UK's European Union departure. In 2012, she was booed at a police convention over cuts to forces' budgets. The Daily Mail branded him and senior colleagues "apologists for terror ", while the Daily Express exhorted: "Vote May or we face disaster". She told supporters at a rally in Slough they could include new measures to restrict the movements of suspects who have not been convicted of any ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:38

But upon questioning from Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., Brennan said: "I saw interaction that in my mind raised questions of whether it was collusion. I don't know", he added. Flynn similarly said he would not provide information to the Senate Intelligence Committee, which also plans to issue subpoenas to gain access to it.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:32

YouTube says it will have livestreams from: NBC News , ABC News , CBS News and PBS NewsHour . Comey's testimony was released by the Senate intelligence committee hours after lawmakers sparred with top intelligence chiefs who refused to answer the panel's questions about conversations they had with Trump regarding the Russian Federation probe.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:18

The two senior members of the Trump administration made these comments at a press availability on Monday on the sidelines of an worldwide conference in Sydney, Australia. "We want to talk with the Taliban , but it is not an open-ended opportunity", Ghani said. He returned on May 27 but officials at the White House say that they are still working on various proposals.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:16

The Islamic State, or ISIS , claimed responsiblity for the attacks and released a video of the attack inside the parliament building. Iranian officials appear to be blaming the United States for a terrorist attack Wednesday in Tehran that was already claimed by the Islamic State terrorist organization.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:16

New Jersey voters are getting down to the business of picking a successor to Christie, the winners will go on to compete in the November 7 general election. Christie remained neutral during the campaign but said Tuesday that he voted for Guadagno. Murphy tweeted Tuesday night that he is "truly honored" and "humbled" to win the nomination.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:12

One attacker detonated a suicide vest , one was killed by security forces and other assailants were arrested, the Governor of Tehran was quoted as saying by IRIB. "We offer our deep condolences to the people of Iran, the government , and the bereaved families and pray for the speedy recovery of those injured", it said.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:11

But from his face, from his look, I could tell there had been a radicalization, as they say. "And this happened in England". "As she ran towards danger, in an effort to help people on the bridge, Kirsty sadly lost her life", her family said in a statement .

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:09

Three people were convicted of conspiracy in that plot, which police thwarted before it could be executed. The attack in the suburb of Brighton saw three police officers wounded in the shootout as they surrounded the apartment complex. Hao, 36, also known as Nick, was shot and killed by gunman Yacqub Khayre in the foyer of the apartments, where he worked as the receptionist, in Bay Street, Brighton , at around 4pm.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:09

Omar Farukh, a community leader in Kutapalong refugee camp, said conditions were dire: "Now we're in the open air". Community leader Shamsul Alam told Reuters in the Balukhali and Kutupalong camps almost all the 10,000 thatched huts were flattened.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:04

Earlier on Wednesday, gunmen stormed Iran's Parliament (Majlis) and the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini in two coordinated attacks claimed by the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group. "As you know, some coward terrorists infiltrated a building ... but they were seriously confronted", he said in a statement . As the parliament attack unfolded, gunmen and suicide bombers also struck outside Khomeini's mausoleum on Tehran's southern outskirts.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:01

This is the first time three Indian institutions have made it to the list since it started ranking universities in 2004. Of the 14 for whom year-on-year comparisons are possible, five dropped in rank and an equal number improved. Today, we've seen proof that hard work, intellectual rigour and passion for education is recognised by tertiary education specialists, staff, researchers and prospective students around the world".

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:01

As the scenes of panic in London were still unfolding he tweeted that it underscored the need for his contested "travel ban" on several Muslim-majority nations. Khan had told Londoners there was "no reason to be alarmed" about an increased police presence in the coming days. "I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else - he's doing a good job", May told reporters after a general election campaign speech.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:01

The Arab states accuse Qatar , a gas-rich emirate at the Saudi border, of supporting extremism. As Qatar faces diplomatic and trade turmoil, Turkish parliament has approved legislation that will send Turkish troops to one of the country's military bases in Qatar , according to Al Jazeera .

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:59

And "American Idol" champion Carrie Underwood is slated to team up with Nicole Kidman's husband Keith Urban for the first time at the major awards bash, whilst Lady Antebellum will join forces with Earth, Wind and Fire tomorrow. Voting is also open for the #SOCIALSUPERSTAR Award with nominees featuring Urban, Kelsea Ballerini , and Thomas Rhett . Everybody's here this week to celebrate country music and the CMTs is the sort of place where we can all gather and see each other because ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:55

The unnamed official said that the assessment could take at least a year, or perhaps even two, noting that a similar evaluation for a THAAD deployment in Guam had taken 23 months, Yonhap reported. After Moon ordered the fact-finding mission, concerns were raised that he wants to delay the deployment schedule and eventually scrap it. Moon and his national security adviser, Chung Eui-yong, repeatedly stressed to the United States that the latest series of moves concerning the deployment is a ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:51

Separately, the Pentagon thanked Qatar for hosting the largest USA air force base in the Middle East. Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday. "After considering the reasons for the crisis between Egypt, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the kingdom of Bahrain and Qatar , the government has made a decision to lower its diplomatic representation with Qatar and cancel the licenses of Al Jazeera's bureau in the ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:50

He told the BBC that Qatar was well prepared to withstand a "blockade", but also complained that the people of Qatar were the victims of "collective punishment" by other countries. "Because it was started based on fabricated news, being wedged and being inserted in our national news agency which was hacked and proved by the Federal Bureau of Investigation".

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:52

A federal judge in Chicago says IL isn't in compliance with court orders to promptly pay health-care bills for low-income and other vulnerable groups even as the state heads into a third year without a budget. The judge gave them until June 20 to reach a deal. In an affidavit filed with the court before the ruling, Assistant Comptroller Kevin Schoeben said that 90 percent of the money that comes into the state's main checking account is being spent on a "core priority category" that ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:49

Astronomers have found a new application for Albert Einstein's century-old theory of relativity - using it to directly measure the size of a star beyond the sun. If you could catch a lensing event between two stars, it could offer a much more focused effect. "He thought it would be practically a very hard experiment to do, especially given the technology of the day", said Geraint Lewis, a cosmologist who works on gravitational lensing at the University of Sydney.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:50

James Comey , the former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, will be testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday about his interactions with President Donald Trump . He then said, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said it's standard practice for executive branch officials, such as the ones who testified, to decline to discuss conversations with the president.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:44

The council voted unanimously to back the sanctions after weeks of negotiations between the U.S and China . Mattis, speaking at the Shangri-La defense summit in Singapore, said the United States would not accept China's militarization of man-made islands in the resource-rich South China Sea because it undermines stability in the region.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:44

Grande's manager Scooter Braun said on Sunday that the concert will go on as planned. Many in the crowd were moved to tears by performances that included a duet between Grande and local schoolchildren. The concert served as a catharsis for many in Manchester and all of Britain, moving British tabloid journalist Piers Morgan to write Grande a lengthy public apology for doubting her courage.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:43

With flags at half-mast, Britain fell silent at 11:00 am to remember the seven killed and dozens injured on Saturday - a mourning ritual now grimly familiar after two previous attacks in less than three months. Two of the men - Zaghba and 30-year-old Rachid Redouane - had links to Morocco . Butt was a British citizen who emigrated to England from Pakistan at the age of two, while Redouane claimed to be of Moroccan-Libyan descent.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:40

The last date for withdrawal of candidature will be July 1. Neither the BJP nor the Opposition has proposed a candidate for the post yet. The electorate, comprising elected Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members and members of state assemblies, is tilted in favour of the NDA, but the opposition is trying to woo some regional parties to support their candidate.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:39

When asked whether he knew anything about Jared Kushner's attempts to set up a back-channel to Russia , Putin said "his jaw dropped" when he learned of the allegations. Putin also shot down Kelly's one non-election related question about his reputation for killing journalists and dissidents. And out of this sensation, you turned it into a weapon of war against the current president.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:39

Choudary's now-banned al-Muhajiroun group was linked to one of Butt's alleged connections, Sajeel Shahid, according to the British government official who again spoke on condition of anonymity. Corriere wrote that Zaghba was stopped at Bologna airport in 2016 when he was trying to fly to Syria and that Italian authorities had tipped off Britain about his movements.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:37

Noriega was put into a medically induced coma in March after suffering a severe brain hemorrhage. In January, a court granted Noriega house arrest to prepare for surgery on the tumor. After his capture, Noriega tried to turn the tables on the United States, saying it had worked hand in glove with him. Noriega had assumed power as a de facto leader of Panama and ruled from 1983 to 1989.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:37

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello said the ban took effect Tuesday, but there is no plan yet to repatriate the more than 200,000 Filipino workers in Qatar. A total of 27 flights from Dubai to Doha had been scheduled for Tuesday and the Dubai Airports website showed all flights to Doha had been cancelled.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:37

David Rank , no.2 @USEmbassyBJ , has resigned , sources say. Charge d'affaires officer David Rank was set to be replaced by former Iowa Gov. Terry Brandstad, who was confirmed as ambassador to China on May 22 but hadn't yet arrived to the post .

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:31

The frustration between Trump and Sessions has gone both ways, with Justice Department officials upset that the President's tweets and comments caused problems for Sessions and Rosenstein in the wake of the Comey firing. White House officials call the president "the most effective messenger" of his agenda, and he'll continue to use social media to push his message. The FAKE MSM is working so hard trying to get me not to use Social Media.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:30

British Prime Minister Theresa May says police are also still working to determine the identities of all the victims, but that so far it is known they include people of several nationalities. London Mayor Sadiq Khan is calling on the British government to cancel a state visit from President Trump after Trump criticized his response to this weekend's terror attacks in London .