• Turkey offers to help resolve Gulf-Qatar row: Minister
Turkey offers to help resolve Gulf-Qatar row: Minister

Four Arab nations severed diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, moving swiftly to isolate the small but influential country after accusing Qatar's rulers of supporting terrorist factions and stoking regional conflicts. " No country in the region will benefit from the heightened tension ". Qatar has called the severing of ties "unjustified"...

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  • No budget deal yet as IL nears end of legislative session
No budget deal yet as IL nears end of legislative session

As a result, the state's pile of unpaid bills has topped $14 billion. State Rep. Tony McCombie, R-Savanna, said the ongoing impasse is unfortunate but hopes Democrats "will work with us" in the month ahead. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner called the blown deadline "a complete dereliction of duty " by the Democratic majority of the General Assem...

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  • One Love Manchester: Ariana Grande returns for benefit concert
One Love Manchester: Ariana Grande returns for benefit concert

These are some of the emotional photos taken at a benefit concert to remember the victims of the Manchester bombing . The show saw performances from big pop acts from both sides of the Atlantic, including local heroes Take That and Liam Gallagher , along with Pharrell Williams , Katy Perry , Justin Bieber , Little Mix , Coldplay , the B...

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  • National Security Adviser: 'Not Concerned' About Kushner Back-channel Reports
National Security Adviser: 'Not Concerned' About Kushner Back-channel Reports

CNN political analyst Chris Cillizza also said he doesn't believe Kushner was "lone-wolfing" it at the time , but was following orders from his father-in-law or Michael Flynn, who would later be booted as Trump's national security advisor over his ties to Russian Federation.

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  • Labour closing gap in opinion polls after 'wobbly week' for Tories
Labour closing gap in opinion polls after 'wobbly week' for Tories

He said: "If we did use it, millions are going to die". But she was accused by one audience member having "called an election for the good of the Conservative Party, and it's going to backfire on you". There have been times when Brexit has felt like the elephant in the room during the campaign. Another poll published earlier this week said th...

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  • Arab nations cut ties with Qatar, saying it backs terror
Arab nations cut ties with Qatar, saying it backs terror

He believes Qatar will eventually be forced to accept a junior role in an emerging Saudi-UAE-U.S. partnership. Bahrain's foreign ministry said Qatar has destabilized Bahrain, interferes in their affairs, escalates and incites through the media, supports "armed terrorist activities", and has "funding linked to Iran groups to carry out sabotage".

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  • Solanke fires England into last four
Solanke fires England into last four

And England, led by their Cumbrian former Carlisle United boss Simpson, held on to their one-goal advantage, despite having Tottenham midfielder Josh Onomah sent off. England's under-20s last reached the final four of this competition in 1993, when a side featuring Nicky Butt and Nick Barmby lost to Ghana in the semis before beating Australia t...

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  • Elon Musk Leaves President Trump's Advisory Council After Paris Agreement Exit
Elon Musk Leaves President Trump's Advisory Council After Paris Agreement Exit

A slight majority, 51 percent, think Trump's decision will do more to hurt worldwide efforts to address climate change , compared to just 11 percent who think it will help. Italian Prime minister Paolo Gentiloni, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron reaffirmed their strongest commitment to swiftly implement the ...

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  • German envoy to United States downplays Trump-Merkel tensions
German envoy to United States downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

The startled response to her comments is a little overwrought - especially since she gave a speech in January along similar lines about Europe needing to be more self-reliant in the era of Trump and Brexit . "That does not mean we should sweep our differences under the carpet". While it's unclear whether Merkel has deliberately picked a fight ...

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  • 'Multiple fatalities' in Orlando shooting, police say
'Multiple fatalities' in Orlando shooting, police say

The attacker was not believed to be a member of any type of subversive or terrorist organization, he said. All of the dead were former co-workers. Citing unnamed law enforcement sources, WFTV said in a live streaming broadcast that four victims and a shooter had died.

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  • No plans to change posture in Qatar amid diplomatic crisis — United States military
No plans to change posture in Qatar amid diplomatic crisis — United States military

Crude output in the United States, which is not participating in the cuts, has jumped more than 10 per cent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million bpd, close to levels of top producers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. The Brotherhood denies this, saying it supports only peaceful politics. Oil giant Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of backing militant gro...

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  • Trump made drastic change to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation speech without telling advisers
Trump made drastic change to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation speech without telling advisers

Truman when speaking before North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters, according to Business Insider . President Donald Trump's speech at the opening of NATO's new headquarters in Brussels was not the one that his national security team worked on, to their surprise and disappointment, Politico reports .

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  • Korean official suspended over United States missile defense report
Korean official suspended over United States missile defense report

THAAD missile defense system in their report to the new administration. The two launchers had arrived in South Korea before Moon took office on May 10 and are now stored at a USA military base in the country. Wee didn't immediately make any public comments, according to the Defense Ministry. The United States stations about 28,500 troops in Sou...

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  • Who was London attacker Khuram Butt?
Who was London attacker Khuram Butt?

The three attackers were shot dead by police on Saturday in the London Bridge attack when they killed seven people and injured 48. "Inquiries are ongoing to confirm the identity of their accomplice", the statement added. "We have given increased powers to the police to be able to deal with terrorists - powers which Jeremy Corbyn has boasted h...

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  • School choir joins Ariana Grande at 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert
School choir joins Ariana Grande at 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert

The concert was held less than two weeks after 22 people were killed and dozens more were injured when a bomb exploded at Grande's concert in Manchester, England. "Music is meant to heal us, to bring us together, to make us happy. It just shouldn't be like this", she told AFP. Last year Ariana tweeted to say she was out with her boyfriend...

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  • London attack: More detentions in hunt for accomplices
London attack: More detentions in hunt for accomplices

Within eight minutes of the first emergency phone call, officers shot dead all three suspects in Borough Market, a popular restaurant and bar district nearby. The London Bridge attack was the third in Britain in three months that ISIL has claimed, after the bombing in Manchester on May 22 and an attack in Westminster, London in March.

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  • Wisconsin crews recover third body from debris of corn mill blast
Wisconsin crews recover third body from debris of corn mill blast

Another body was recovered Thursday. "And if that takes a few moments longer, you know, that is better for the families". The explosion and fire also leveled parts of the facility. Classes at Cambria-Friesland Schools resumed Friday morning. The district houses early childhood through 12th grade in one building about an eighth of a mile from the ...

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  • President Trump Calls London Mayor Sadiq Khan 'Pathetic' After Attack
President Trump Calls London Mayor Sadiq Khan 'Pathetic' After Attack

That came a day after another tweet in which Trump criticized the London mayor, insinuating people should be scared after the attack that left seven dead and 48 wounded. If we don't get smart it will only get worse". Trump ended with: "Do you notice we are not having a gun debate right now?" Khan's office dismissed the tweet, saying the mayor...

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  • Qatar Says It Faces Campaign Of Lies, Denies Interfering
Qatar Says It Faces Campaign Of Lies, Denies Interfering

Yemen accused Qatar of working with its enemies in the Iran-aligned Houthi movement, state news agency Saba reported . Qatar shares a massive offshore gas field with Iran . "We certainly would encourage the parties to sit down together and address these differences", he said in Sydney. Qatar long has faced criticism from its Arab neighbors o...

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  • Merkel vows 'more decisive action than ever' on climate
Merkel vows 'more decisive action than ever' on climate

The pact calls on countries to commit to helping keep global temperature rises at lower than 2 degrees Celsius. "The world is moving in a direction that I want California to be part of". Other European leaders were more explicit in expressing their fears that the USA government may abandon worldwide measures against climate change. "There's a l...

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  • GOP senator says Trump served with info out
GOP senator says Trump served with info out

Then we talked about some other stuff. Putin downplayed Flynn's appearance with him at a December 2015 gala dinner in honor of the Russian television network Russia Today, which U.S. Kennedy. He said that it would "be very concerning" if intelligence heads were asked to "downplay" the Russian Federation probe at any point. The fired FBI directo...

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  • United Kingdom opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts
United Kingdom opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts

The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Twelve people have been arrested in Barking, east London , after raids at a flat which is believed to be the home of one of the attackers. On Monday the Queensland families of two other Australians caught up in the attacks - Brisbane's Candice Hedge and Darwin ele...

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  • Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Issues Q2 Earnings Guidance
Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Issues Q2 Earnings Guidance

Strs Ohio invested 0% in Lululemon Athletica inc . (NASDAQ:LULU)'s price target was revised on 5/18/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $85 while the bearish estimates kept at $44 over the next one year.

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  • Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar
Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar

Last week, the emir called Iranian President Hasan Rouhani to congratulate him on his re-election - a clear and public rebuttal of Saudi Arabia's efforts to force Qatar to fall in line. It has for years presented itself as a mediator and power broker for the region's many disputes. Egypt has also given the Qatari ambassador in Cairo 48 hours to l...

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  • 'Multiple Fatalities' In Orlando Workplace Shooting, Deputies Say
'Multiple Fatalities' In Orlando Workplace Shooting, Deputies Say

The unidentified assailant had a history of misdemeanour criminal offences but was not linked to any terror organisations, said the sheriff, who described the shootings as workplace violence. Fiamma is an Italy-based manufacturer of accessories for motor vehicles. "My boss is dead". FBI investigators have arrived to the shooting scene on Forsyth ...

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  • 'Broad City': Watch the Wild Season 4 Trailer
'Broad City': Watch the Wild Season 4 Trailer

Their eyes, replaced by cartoons, confirm they are, indeed, feelin' it. Abbi and Ilana have been away for some time but now are back to drop off a few laughs over at Comedy Central . Per a tweet about the new season from Broad City's account, "word 2 the wise - move to a space safe for screaming b4 watching". Will you be tuning in when the...

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  • Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in TV showdown
Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in TV showdown

Corbyn began by slamming May's decision to dodge a debate, saying it was a "shame". British Prime Minister Theresa May is on course to win Thursday's election by a much smaller margin than previously predicted, opinion polls showed on Saturday, as her campaign stumbled again, this time over taxation for the wealthy.

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  • London attacker found with Irish-issue ID card had lived in Dublin
London attacker found with Irish-issue ID card had lived in Dublin

Police chiefs in Dublin said they were liaising with counterparts in the United Kingdom amid reports that the killer had Irish papers. Police have identified two of the three London Bridge terrorist attack suspects as Khuram Shazad Butt (left) and Rachid Redouane .

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  • US recognises India as major defence partner, says Secretary James Mattis
US recognises India as major defence partner, says Secretary James Mattis

In a media release, Singapore's Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said ministers at the roundtable exchanged views on issues such as the United States' engagement of the region, developments in the Korean Peninsula, as well as the threat of terrorism.

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  • Police detain more people over London Bridge attack
Police detain more people over London Bridge attack

On Sunday, police arrested 12 people following a raid on a flat in Barking occupied by one of the three attackers, who were shot dead by armed police on Saturday night. 'They kept coming to try to stab me. they were stabbing everyone. Renan Marquese, a sous-chef at a tapas restaurant, said he was working when he heard chaotic sounds outside.

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  • China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea
China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea

Speaking at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue security conference in Singapore , Mattis said that China's construction and militarization of artificial islands in the South China Sea undermines stability in the region. "US President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate change pact offers the latest example of how th...

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  • George Conway hits Trump over travel ban tweet
George Conway hits Trump over travel ban tweet

He followed that tweet up with more posts to state that revisions to the travel ban are "watered down" and "politically correct ". Kellyanne Conway on Monday condemned what she called the media's "obsession with covering everything (Trump) says on Twitter and very little of what he does as president".

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  • Ariana Grande Changed Benefit Concert Setlist to Honor Victim of Terrorist Attack
Ariana Grande Changed Benefit Concert Setlist to Honor Victim of Terrorist Attack

Grande is joined by a litany of stars for the sold-out concert, including Justin Bieber , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Coldplay , Pharrell Williams , Usher and the Black Eyed Peas . Grande performed throughout the show, singing her hits from "Side to Side" to " Break Free ". There was no shortage of star-studded defiance. "We want everyone ...

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  • Germany, Turkey to discuss impasse over visiting troops
Germany, Turkey to discuss impasse over visiting troops

Germany is considering relocating to Jordan some 270 troops stationed at Incirlik with Tornado reconnaissance jets and a refuelling plane, part of the global coalition against the Islamic State group. But he said that some facts could not be ignored, claiming that more than 400 Turkish diplomatic or official passport holders had sought asylum in Ge...

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  • Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts
Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts

In previously ordering that maps be redrawn quickly and elections be held in the fall, the lower court wrote that the costs of holding special elections "pale in comparison to the injury caused by allowing citizens" to remain represented by lawmakers in gerrymandered districts.

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