• UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands
UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands

In the document, the countries also alleged that Qatar sever all ties with the Muslim Brotherhood and with other groups, including Hezbollah, Al-Qaeda and the self-styled Islamic State terrorist group. "Their success is very dependent on their ability to move but not in the public space."Gargash said that if Qatar fails to comply within the 10-...

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  • Israel starts work on new West Bank settlement
Israel starts work on new West Bank settlement

He also met with former Israeli peace envoy Isaac Molcho and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . The Israeli government today broke ground on their first new official settlement in the occupied West Bank in 20 years. Nickolay Mladenov stressed that the United Nations considers settlement activities illegal under global law. The two arr...

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  • Jared Kushner Welcomes Top Tech Executives to White House
Jared Kushner Welcomes Top Tech Executives to White House

The event Monday was part of a larger gathering between USA officials and tech leaders focused on using technology to improve government services, modernize outdated IT systems and improve efficiency. Donald Trump called for "sweeping transformation of the federal government's technology" during the first meeting of the American Technology Council...

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  • Hamas: ISIS didn't kill female Israeli soldier
Hamas: ISIS didn't kill female Israeli soldier

The girl died instantaneously and the attackers were shot dead by the police.This sad news was reported by Al Jazeera news channel. Two of those wounded were Palestinians from east Jerusalem. Elsewhere in the West Bank, a Palestinian "attempted to stab an Israeli" north of Hebron early Saturday, the army said. ISIS has claimed its jihad...

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  • American Airlines Says Qatar Airways Interested in Purchasing 10% Stake
American Airlines Says Qatar Airways Interested in Purchasing 10% Stake

The proposed transaction is subject to antitrust review by the Department of Justice and Qatar has submitted an initial filing for that process, the filing said . Earlier this month Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar and blocked direct flights with the country. "Long term, Qatar might view this inve...

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  • A block of flats in London are now on fire
A block of flats in London are now on fire

Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters have been sent to the scene to battle the flames. It had received 50 calls to its emergency telephone line. Residents of a block of flats in east London have been evacuated from the building where the fire broke out.

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  • 'Wonder Woman' is Already Changing Kids
'Wonder Woman' is Already Changing Kids

For many Wonder Woman is a feminist icon and this aspect of her character may be putting off some men who may otherwise have went to see the film. The battle sequences are beautifully choreographed and action packed that make good use of slow motion moments with the most memorable scene being where Diana crosses No Man's Land despite being told...

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  • LSU Eliminates Florida State 7-4
LSU Eliminates Florida State 7-4

A season for the ages came to an unceremonious end amid the thunderous chants of "L-S-U". "We played at home through the regionals, we played at home through the supers and when you come here, you're not dealing with just a home crowd anymore".

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  • Otto Warmbier death a 'mystery': North Korea denies responsibility
Otto Warmbier death a 'mystery': North Korea denies responsibility

Warmbier's treatment was "appalling", U.S. Senator Rob Portman of OH told reporters outside the memorial. "The North Koreans need to be held to account for that". that he died of torture and beating during his reform through labour". KCNA said the North dealt with him according to its domestic laws and global standards.

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  • Putin offers ex-FBI chief Comey political asylum in acerbic broadside
Putin offers ex-FBI chief Comey political asylum in acerbic broadside

Putin compared Comey to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden , who has been given political asylum in Russian Federation, and implied there was no difference between the actions of Snowden and those of Comey. Nearing his 18th anniversary of running the Russian Federation, either as president or prime minister, Putin held one of his trademark marathon ...

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  • See how House, Senate health care bills stack up
See how House, Senate health care bills stack up

A handful of Republicans - more than Mr. McConnell can afford to lose - were quick to disparage the measure. Later in the news conference, Heller held up a copy of the bill and said , "This is the bill that I'm voting for on Tuesday ..." Now, this is a discussion draft .

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  • Appointment of new prince marks start of reforms in Saudi Arabia
Appointment of new prince marks start of reforms in Saudi Arabia

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued a royal decree earlier in the day to replace Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud with his own son. According to Reuters , Prince Mohammed has also charmed both US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin . "I think the Trump factor matters tremendously",...

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  • Washington Redskins get help in their trademark case via Supreme Court ruling
Washington Redskins get help in their trademark case via Supreme Court ruling

The PTO and TTAB had relied on Section 2 (a) of the Lanham Act, a provision otherwise known as the "disparagement clause", which prohibits the registration of a trademark "which may disparage... Tam pushed back on the decision though, arguing in countless interviews that the band was trying to reclaim the slur and use is a "badge of pride".

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  • Russia says it may have killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Russia says it may have killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Ryan Dillon said . Russia's defense ministry released a statement Thursday night claiming they had killed al-Baghdadi, the longtime head of ISIS , in an airstrike on a military council meeting held by the militant group near Raqqa, Syria .

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  • After 42 Years, Yellowstone Grizzly Will Be Taken Off Endangered Species List
After 42 Years, Yellowstone Grizzly Will Be Taken Off Endangered Species List

Thursday's ruling is certain to be challenged in court by conservation groups that argue the Yellowstone bears still face threats to their continued existence from humans, climate change and other factors. Brian Nesvik of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Laurie Wolf of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks both say it's unlikely any huntin...

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  • I promise to serve, says Ireland's youngest Taoiseach
I promise to serve, says Ireland's youngest Taoiseach

It may be noted that Ireland is a Catholic-majority country. At one point, it was the most socially conservative country in Europe - for example, it only decriminalized homosexual activity in 1993. Kenny said of his successor, "I am confident he will carry out the role with energy, integrity and skill". Instead, his political platform focuses o...

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  • Limited reshuffle points to Theresa May's lack of authority
Limited reshuffle points to Theresa May's lack of authority

There was speculation that she will only been able to carry out limited changes having seen her position seriously weakened by the election result. The vote resulted in a hung parliament, with May's Conservatives securing more votes than any other party, but still eight short of the required majority.

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  • China Denies Entry To Kailash Mansarovar Pilgrims
China Denies Entry To Kailash Mansarovar Pilgrims

India has initiated discussions with China after a group of pilgrims headed to Manasarovar was denied permission by the neighbouring country to cross over the global border. India has taken up the issue with Beijing, PTI reported. However, Chinese authorities said that they were concerned about the safety of Indian pilgrims, which is why it can no...

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  • Qatar Businessman to Beat Gulf Blockade by Airlifting 4000 Cows
Qatar Businessman to Beat Gulf Blockade by Airlifting 4000 Cows

The blockade against Qatar by Gulf states was a "very complex situation" and an area where common ground had to be found, USA defence secretary Jim Mattis said. A Qatar Airways plane is seen at Hamad International Airport in Doha , Qatar June 12, 2017. Saudi Arabia is not a signatory to the convention. The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority sa...

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  • How The Senate Health Care Bill Could Disrupt The Insurance Market
How The Senate Health Care Bill Could Disrupt The Insurance Market

Republicans held 52 seats in the 100-member chamber, which means it can not afford losing more than three of its votes. Brian Sandoval , the governor of Heller's home state, is a Republican, but he is counting on Heller to provide what could be a crucial vote to maintain President Barack Obama's health care law, which has been a boon for ...

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