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World Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Twitter hurting cause
Author: 0 Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Twitter hurting cause

The actual order, they say, is not a travel ban, but rather a temporary moratorium to allow for the establishment of proper USA vetting procedures. "We don't need the help but will take it!" He quoted the president's remark and said: "These tweets may make some ppl feel better, but they certainly won't help OSG get 5 votes in SCOTUS, which is what actually matters".

Author: 0 IS-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12

Armed men have opened fire at the Iranian parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini in the capital, Tehran , Iranian media report. The White House released a statement from Trump condemning the terrorist attacks in Tehran and offering condolences, but also implying that Iran is itself a sponsor of terrorism .

World Germany to withdraw from Turkish air base, breaking with Erdogan
Author: 0 Germany to withdraw from Turkish air base, breaking with Erdogan

Germany will seek talks with the US and other allies in the coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq to ensure a smooth transition from Incirlik to a base in Jordan , Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said after the German Cabinet backed the move on Wednesday.

Author: 0 London Bridge attack: Emmanuel Macron confirms death of third French victim

He did not name the third victim. Armed officers killed all three attackers within eight minutes of receiving an emergency call. "It is a heavy toll that we pay in these attacks", he added. A man arrested in Wexford over suspected ties with one of the attackers who had lived in Dublin has been released without charge and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

Author: 0 UAE ruling family member: Qatar now questioning its leaders

As anger mounted in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates , Qatar's foreign minister tried to limit the fallout. Along with its Arab allies around Saudi Arabia, Al-Jaber said, "the steps Qatar must take are clearly laid out in the Riyadh agreement and this includes "ending all interference in internal affairs of GCC countries and other countries, removing individuals who are hostile to the GCC and ending all media incitement or provocation".

World Hundreds of civilians still being held hostage in Philippines' Marawi
Author: 0 Hundreds of civilians still being held hostage in Philippines' Marawi

He said , however, that the terrorists' "world is continuously growing smaller and smaller every day". "The advantage of the [enemy] is their mastery of the terrain. Jo-Ar Herrera, a military spokesman, said the discovery of the stash of banknotes and cheques was evidence that the militants had links to worldwide terrorist groups.

World Report Says Dalton Sears, Fort Oglethorpe Kmart On Closing List
Author: 0 Report Says Dalton Sears, Fort Oglethorpe Kmart On Closing List

The new closings follow an announcement earlier this year that Sears would close more than 180 stores around the country. The Sears Holdings Corporation is facing another setback. Other stores in our area were not affected by the closings. "We can confirm that we are making the hard, but necessary decision to close this Sears store".

Author: 0 Raqqa campaign will accelerate, USA envoy says

Lt. Gen. Steve Townsend, the top US commander in Iraq, said the twin offensives against Mosul and Raqqa are hurting the Islamic State group's prestige and ability to recruit new loyalists. The weapons delivered to the YPG, which the United States considers a key fighting force against ISIS, include machine guns and assault rifles, Pentagon spokesperson Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway said.

World Led coalition strikes pro-Assad forces in Syria
Author: 0 Led coalition strikes pro-Assad forces in Syria

We review the key events in Syria, including the imminent launch of an anticipated offensive on the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, claims that rebels downed a military plane near Damascus, and reports that coalition airstrikes killed 21 people on the banks of the Euphrates.

Author: 0 Twitter users, blocked by President Trump, cry censorship

Papp was blocked on June 4 after replying to the president's weekly address with "Why didn't you attend your #PittsburghNotParis rally in DC, Sir?" Just one third of Americans approve of the job President Trump is doing, his lowest-yet approval rating with signs of an eroding Trump "base", according to a national Quinnipiac University Poll released on Wednesday.

Author: 0 German rock festival to resume after terror scare: organisers

The organiser of the Rock am Ring festival said his event was "paying the price" for officials' failure to prevent the December attack on a Christmas market in Berlin . The three-day festival, held in the central German town of Nuerburg, was scheduled to run Friday through Sunday. The rock festival's official Facebook page thanked fans for their "incredibly disciplined behaviour" and "exemplary cooperation".

Author: 0 Police name two London attackers

The residents who are living in King Road in the suburban town of Barking, east London , were awoken on Monday by armed police raiding a block of flats in connection with the attack. Police in London named two of the three suspects in the van and knife attack near London Bridge . She wouldn't say whether authorities were familiar with the men before the attack.

Author: 0 Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia investigation

He said that lots of people wanted my job and, given the abuse I had taken during the previous year, he would understand if I wanted to walk away. Comey said he did not tell the president that. He is a good guy. "I do not recall feeling pressured to do so". Comey also faces serious credibility problems ahead of his highly anticipated Senate testimony Thursday, with 36 percent of Americans saying they trust what he says about Russian Federation and the election "a great deal" or "a good ...

World Would Putin take a shower next to a gay man?
Author: 0 Would Putin take a shower next to a gay man?

The director of JFK and Wall Street enjoyed extensive access to Putin for numerous meetings from July 2015 to February 2017, giving viewers a peek into the life of one of the world's most powerful and secretive leaders. Putin's comments to Stone echo comments he has made over 17 years in power, including a speech at an worldwide economic forum in St. Petersburg last week in which he portrayed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation a foreign-policy tool exploited by Washington.

World China is likely to establish military bases in Pakistan: Pentagon report
Author: 0 China is likely to establish military bases in Pakistan: Pentagon report

That is higher than China's official defense budget figure of 954.35 billion yuan (US$140.4 billion). While China has maintained that the Gwadar port - developed with Chinese money - will be used only for economic purposes, the jury is out on whether the strategically located port on the Arabian Sea will also see a military use in future.

World Sher Bahadur Deuba elected 4oth PM of Nepal
Author: 0 Sher Bahadur Deuba elected 4oth PM of Nepal

Deuba is known for his close ties with India. Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal- who resigned a fortnight ago after just ten months as prime minister- had agreed to stand aside for Deuba once long-awaited local polls had been held in Nepal .

Author: 0 Donald Trump pushes Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

In an abrupt and sweeping move, Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain announced Monday they were cutting diplomatic relations and closing air, sea and land links with Qatar. "They have to change their policies" and "stop supporting extremist groups", Adel Al-Jubeir told reporters, adding that Qatar needed "to act like a normal country".

Author: 0 Sturgeon: Dugdale said she 'would not oppose indyref2' after Brexit

Campaigning in Fife, Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie urged voters to use the general election to tell the SNP that "another independence referendum is the last thing we need". But Dugdale strenuously denied the claims and said Sturgeon was not telling the truth. "It shows how far she's prepared to go in the hope of electing a Tory government".

World Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack
Author: 0 Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack

France is part of the US-led worldwide coalition fighting IS and has carried out air strikes against militants in Syria. A nephew and a longtime colleague of the Algerian doctoral student accused of attacking a police patrol outside Notre Dame Cathedral both say the man is far from being an extremist.

World Trump Administration asks US Supreme Court to reinstate travel order
Author: 0 Trump Administration asks US Supreme Court to reinstate travel order

Virginia court of appeals ruled the President's executive order is likely unconstitutional over religious discrimination because of Trump's campaign trail statements that he wanted to keep Muslims out of the US. It also asked the Supreme Court to lift another US-wide injunction issued by a federal judge in a separate case based in Hawaii. The appeals court took the president to task for what he said about a travel ban- both before and after he took office.

World Attackers were failed clerk, pastry chef and an Italian man
Author: 0 Attackers were failed clerk, pastry chef and an Italian man

The men were followers of Anjem Choudary, a preacher who was jailed for his support of the Islamic State and who once praised the September 11 attackers. "We did everything we could have done", he said. "We did not have the elements to prove that he was a terrorist. He was someone who was suspicious because of his way of behaving".

World Manila Casino Attack Full List Of Victims
Author: 0 Manila Casino Attack Full List Of Victims

The man then proceeded to ransack a room and stole gaming chips, Philippines National Police Chief Ronald Dela Rosa said. He said the "mentally disturbed" gunman doused himself in gasoline that he ignited before shooting himself in the head.

Author: 0 British police name two London Bridge attackers

Prime Minister Theresa May said police had identified all the London Bridge attackers and that 11 people remain in custody for possible connections to the attack. They included seven women and five men who were arrested following the attack, while a 55-year-old man and 53-year-old woman arrested at the same address in Barking have been released.

Author: 0 Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections

The document, purportedly produced by the U.S. National Security Agency , outlines alleged attempts by Russian military intelligence to hack into state and local election systems - the latest evidence of a broad and sophisticated foreign attack on the integrity of U.S.