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Author: 0 Twitter barrage puts spotlight on Trump's outspoken son

The bot was inspired by Pat Cunnane, a writer and former White House press aide, who reformatted Trump's response to the London attacks in a tweet that's since gone viral. "Well the president is the president of the United States , so they're considered official statements of the President of the United States", he replied.

World Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies
Author: 0 Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies

Iohannis says he's honored to be at the White House. US President Donald Trump punched back Friday against James Comey , accusing the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director of lying about their private conversations - and saying he is "100 percent" willing to testify under oath.

World Sri Lanka floods: Death toll rises to 164
Author: 0 Sri Lanka floods: Death toll rises to 164

Rescue workers on Monday recovered 29 more bodies buried under debris, Sri Lankan emergency services said, bringing the death toll caused by torrential rains to 164. With heavy rains forecast for early next month, it is feared that the flood and landslide threat might aggravate and affect other districts, especially mountainous regions.

Author: 0 Scottish secessionist dreams of swift independence vote dashed

Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon said it was "a disappointing result " for her party, two years after it won a landslide in Scotland , and admitted that the focus on independence was undoubtedly a factor in the poor result.

World Emirati diplomat to AP: 'Nothing to negotiate' with Qatar
Author: 0 Emirati diplomat to AP: 'Nothing to negotiate' with Qatar

The incident triggered a diplomatic row between Qatar and its neighbours. The ties between Iran and the UAE as well as Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have been rocky over the past years marred by Iran's military occupation of three Islands which the UAE claims their ownership, while Saudi Arabia and Bahrain barely have any ties with their Persian neighbor, whom they accuse of supporting terrorist groups detained on their territories.

Author: 0 Former FBI chief Comey testifies before Senate, blasts Trump for 'lies'

He stated that there should be "no fuzz on [the issue] whatsoever": the Russians interfered in the electoral process. Mr Comey had first recorded details of his interactions with the President in a series of memos. Sessions should have refrained from any involvement in the Russian Federation probe, after recusing himself, but Comey's firing proves otherwise. Their take is that Comey's appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee was damaging but not devastating; that the former FBI ...

World North Korea Warns ICBM Test 'Not Too Far Away' Now
Author: 0 North Korea Warns ICBM Test 'Not Too Far Away' Now

On Thursday, North Korea reported it had successfully tested a new "ground-to-sea cruise rocket" capable of striking enemy battleships staging an attack. The North's missile tests present a hard challenge to Moon. The launches come less than a week after the United Nations expanded sanctions against Kim Jong-Un's regime in response to the string of recent ballistic missile tests.

World Donald Trump Lashes Out at Mainstream Media - Again
Author: 0 Donald Trump Lashes Out at Mainstream Media - Again

While his unfiltered messages helped him reach voters who were exhausted of politics as usual during the campaign, experts said his outspoken nature on social media could hurt his presidency. from six majority-Muslim countries. Most presidents say very little that hasn't been varnished by a team of lawyers and buffed by at least a couple PR people.

Author: 0 British PM Theresa May to form government after party weakened by election

Former minister Lord Barker said the mood of the party when MPs arrive in Westminster on Tuesday is set to decide her fate. When the dust settled after a long, dramatic election night in Britain , one fact emerged most prominently. Oettinger, a European Commission budget and human resources commissioner, expressed doubt about the talks starting as planned. " Time for everyone to regroup".

Author: 0 Trump Won't Try to Block Comey Testimony With Executive Privilege Claim

The President "has nothing to hide" and hopes the public hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee will put an end to the speculation he was or is the target of an investigation, multiple sources tell People's Pundit Daily. Comey can also expect to field questions about Trump's claims that Comey told him three separate times that he was not under investigation as part of the Russian Federation probe.

World Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee
Author: 0 Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores, who was with Sessions in Atlanta Tuesday, declined to comment. Mr. Trump accused Mr. Sessions's department of devising a "politically correct" version of the ban - as if the president had nothing to do with it.

Author: 0 DUP agrees to principles of 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories

Britain's typically pro-Conservative press savaged May on Saturday and questioned whether she could remain in power, only two months after she started the clock ticking on the two-year European Union divorce process. As May struggled to contain the fallout, her two closest aides resigned. Some Conservative lawmakers called for May's joint chiefs of staff, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, to be sacked for their key role in the election campaign.

World White House defends Trump as scathing tweets raise concern
Author: 0 White House defends Trump as scathing tweets raise concern

There is practically nothing which defines Trump's presidency more than Trump on Twitter , which has been an open route into whatever is on his mind. To pass the fourth longest drought, Trump will need to stay away from Twitter for 2,312 minutes - 38 total hours, or until 10:17 p.m. Thursday - which looks doable.

Author: 0 Former Scottish nationalist leader Salmond loses seat

Ms Sturgeon, who succeeded Mr Salmond as SNP leader and First Minister in 2014, admitted she was "disappointed" by the results, but said she would not make any "rash decisions" on her plan for another independence vote . Mrs May called a snap general election in an attempt to strengthen her hand in forthcoming Brexit talks - and quell the nationalists' ongoing agitation for a second independence referendum .

Author: 0 Death Toll In Tehran Attack Rises; Iranian Official Calls US Response 'Repugnant'

The attack came as emboldened Sunni Arab states - backed by US President Donald Trump - are hardening their stance against Shiite-ruled Iran. "Last year, they returned to Iran.to carry out terrorist attacks in the holy places of Iran". The attackers targeted two symbolically significant places: the Parliament building and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini-not to be confused with the country's current Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

World Jelena Ostapenko Pulls A Thrilling Upset To Win The French Open
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko Pulls A Thrilling Upset To Win The French Open

She has only previously reached the second round, but, having overcome such long odds at the French Open , she will be full of confidence heading into the competition. 1 Caroline Wozniacki in the quarterfinals. "I'm really happy to be Latvian and represent my country", Ostapenko, who will move to 12th in the world, said.

Author: 0 United Kingdom exit poll: Conservatives may fall short of majority

Just after noon, she was driven the short distance from Downing Street to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government - a formality under the British system. With the complex talks on the divorce from the European Union due to start in 10 days , it was unclear what their direction would now be and if the so-called "Hard Brexit" taking Britain out of a single market could still be pursued.

Author: 0 Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud

Resulting in a hung parliament for the United Kingdom, it's safe to say he's got a few things to celebrate. And you can't get much more of a gloriously terribly high five fail than a high five attempt that was both ignored and turned into accidental groping.

World British Police Search Address In London Bridge Attack Probe
Author: 0 British Police Search Address In London Bridge Attack Probe

Questions have been asked of police after it emerged Butt had starred in a Channel 4 documentary, The Jihadist Next Door . Public anger has grown at how the men were able to carry out an attack despite alarms being raised to the authorities, particularly after police revealed the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was also known to intelligence services.

World Man arrested over Manchester attack released
Author: 0 Man arrested over Manchester attack released

Although detectives have no reason to believe the luggage contains anything unsafe, they warned the public not to approach it and instead call 999 immediately. Violet Mainda said: He was a normal bloke, very jovial. He told me, but I can't quite remember what he said, he was from Libya. Police have released without charge one of the men arrested in connection with the terrorist attack at a pop concert in Manchester on 22 May.

World London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck
Author: 0 London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

Pakistani security agencies Tuesday raided a hotel owned by a relative of a Pakistani-origin militant responsible for carrying out the deadly terror attack in London that killed seven people, according to officials and media reports. They found a number of office chairs and a suitcase, and believe that the attackers had told family they were using the van to move as a cover story.

World All Blacks more prepared for brutish Lions
Author: 0 All Blacks more prepared for brutish Lions

Sexton at number 12 is just not as strong defensively as Ben Te'o and Robbie Henshaw. "I thought some of Toby Faletau's footwork was outstanding". The Lions face the Highlanders in Dunedin on Tuesday, followed by the Maori All Blacks in Rotorua next Saturday.

World Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum
Author: 0 Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum

The Popular Democratic Party has urged Puerto Ricans to boycott the vote the referendum rigged in support of statehood, in part because the governing party had initially sought to exclude the territorial option from the ballot. "Our civil rights commission clearly stated that every day that Puerto Rico remains a territorial colony of the United States, our human, civil, and democratic rights are being violated", Rosselló said at the 2016 National Convention for the League of United ...

World Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House
Author: 0 Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House

With the modern glass and steel buildings of the skyline in Doha, Qatar , serving as the backdrop, a traditional wooden fishing dhow is seen in port in February. Emirati officials said they perceived Trump's tweets as a sign Qatar shouldn't count on America taking its side despite USA having some 10,000 troops based in the country's al-Udeid Air Base.