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Flights suspended in Middle East amid diplomatic crisis

Crude output in the United States , which is not participating in the cuts, has jumped more than 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million bpd, close to levels of top producers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. Qatar used its media and political clout to support long-repressed Islamists during the 2011 pro-democracy "Arab Spring" uprisings in several Arab countries.

Where's the braai? SA expat mows lawn in Canada as tornado swirls

The tornado also went viral for a photo snapped nearby in Three Hills, Alberta . It was the couple's daughter, 9, who had alerted Ms Wessels about the storm and her father refusing to come in, reports CBC News . Canada averages about 100 tornadoes annually , the second most of any country in the world behind the United States, according to NOAA. She said Friday's tornado was moving east - away from the house, and was gone in less than five minutes.

London attack: Prime Minister says bridge attackers identified

The ringleader of the London Bridge attack appeared in a Channel 4 documentary. The strike bore similarities to Khalid Masood's attack in Westmister in March, when he ploughed into people on Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death outside the Houses of Parliament.

Gamble Too Far? UK PM Theresa May Slides in Opinion Polls

Sadiq Khan, the Labour mayor of London, accused Mrs May of presiding over cuts of £600 million to the Metropolitan Police budget while Steve Hilton, a former Downing Street aide to David Cameron, claimed that the prime minister was responsible for security failures surrounding the recent attacks.

London attack victims include Canadian woman, French citizen

Police have not released the names of the attackers. The prime minister said the attack was driven by the same "evil ideology of Islamist extremism" behind the May 22 Manchester suicide bombing that left 22 people dead, and the Westminster attack in March, which killed five.

Trump assails Justice Dep't court strategy on travel ban

Courts have blocked two versions of his travel ban, largely because it targets a religion. Trump also urged his Justice Department to do something that would be procedurally impossible, namely urging that the Supreme Court consider a "much tougher version" of the ban than the one that is now before the court.

ISIS Claims Responsibility for London Terror Attacks That Killed 7

The attack unfolded quickly as armed police rushed to the scene and within eight minutes shot dead the three male attackers who were wearing what looked like explosive vests which later turned out to be fake. "I was just throwing it at them, trying to get them to chase me so I could get them out into the main road where the police could see them and obviously take them down".

Australian racehorse Horsey McHorseface captures first career victory

The name is an homage to " Boaty McBoatface ", a research vessel that was named by the British public and quickly overruled by government decision. Such is his popularity, Horsey McHorseface even has his own Twitter account, although with only 27 followers he's not quite in the same league as the Kardashian family.

Post Kabul explosion, President Ghani orders execution of 11 terrorists

Afghanistan's intelligence agency said the attack had been carried out by the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network with assistance from Pakistan . As for the ISIS organization, which had executed several deadly attacks in Kabul in the past few months, it has not made any immediate stance from the explosion.

Qatar vs Gulf countries: A timeline of the crisis

A poster of the Emir of Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. Gulf Arab states and Egypt have long resented Qatar's support for Islamists, especially the Muslim Brotherhood which they regard as a unsafe political enemy. Qatar shares a massive offshore gas field with Iran. Qatar's Foreign Affairs Ministry said there was "no legitimate justification" for the countries' decision, though it vowed its citizens wouldn't be affected by it.

Britain's opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts

In early morning raids in east London, British police detained more people on Monday after authorities arrested 12 people in the Barking neighborhood of east London over the weekend. Dick said police had seized "a huge amount of forensic material" after going through the van used in the attack "very very carefully". "That should include exposing and rooting out the source funding of terror, even it means hard and embarrassing conversations with those such as Saudi Arabia that the government ...

Trump hails fallen Colorado Springs soldier, others at Arlington

Trump said , calling those who have served in the military "special, special people". "It brings a lot of peace to me to know this is here for us to come to, and you know that they all have some common bond", Pat Speer said as she visited her father's grave.

London Bridge attack: The Pakistan connection

May said the three recent attacks, which have claimed at least 34 lives, are not thought to be connected. The carnage is the third such terror attack on British soil in three months and the second in London involving the use of vehicles as weapons.

Successful ICBM interceptor test shows United States can outpace missile threats through 2020

But, with only 44 of the expensive ground-based interceptor missiles expected to be in service at the end of this year, the next test will not take place until late 2018, Vice Admiral Jim Syring, director of the Missile Defense Agency, said.

#Manchester bombing: United Kingdom police arrest 8th suspect

The terrorist attack at Ariana Grande's Manchester concert this week is frightful, but this hasn't stopped citizens from staying strong on this ordeal. The trip comes as police and government officials in England have been angrily denouncing alleged leaks to US media outlets of information from the attack investigation.

Japan conducts evacuation drills over possible North Korean missile attack

The 15-member council voted on a resolution to impose travel bans and asset freezes on a new list of 14 North Korean officials. "As for regional rules, they should represent the interests of most countries in the region", he said. Before taking office May 10, Moon had vowed to review the THAAD deployment. The previous day in a speech at the forum, Hishammuddin warned no country is immune to the risks posed by North Korea.

Sri Lanka PM to participate in UN Ocean Conference

The conference will pay attention towards the utilization of the ocean and marine resources for sustainable development, and the conservation, protection and management of coastal environments . 14. World leaders will also share experiences gained at national and worldwide levels in its implementation. The reason was simple: the threat of climate change to every aspect of life and living in his country, and the belief that one day, should the world not change its path on emissions, it ...

Bloomberg and United States mayors form climate coalition

Meanwhile, Spicer also said that he had not asked Trump for his personal opinion on climate change, adding to a growing chorus of White House officials who are unable to answer straightforward questions on the topic. Putin, on the other hand, said that he would not judge Trump's decision. "The only way to get the price of gas back up is to kill coal". "It's just insane to me that people can't just come to the table and have an intelligent conversation about where our world is going", ...

'Covfefe' added to Words With Friends' list of playable words

Department of Motor Vehicles confirmed Friday. One of the motorists who will be driving around with the viral word is Craig Cooper. Of course, interested drivers will have to see if "COVFEFE" is up for the taking first by checking out the state's "personalized registration plate availability" tool here.

Six Arab Nations Cut Ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism, in an unprecedented breach between the most powerful members of the Gulf Cooperation Council. A source familiar with the matter said QNB's business in Saudi Arabia and Egypt was unaffected. Bahrain's Foreign Affairs Ministry issued a statement early Monday saying it would withdraw its diplomatic mission from the Qatari capital of Doha within 48 hours and ...

Theresa May says United Kingdom threat level will remain at 'severe'

The Isis groups are "essentially research libraries for lone wolves, with back-ups, to keep their content available if channel is deleted", she said. But later on Sunday he condemned the attacks in more conventional terms, sidestepping the spat with Khan and saying he had spoken with Prime Minister Theresa to extend America's "unwavering support".

'Disconcerting and embarrassing': SLO mayor slams Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

Standing alongside Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, EU Council President Donald Tusk said Friday that "We are convinced that yesterday's decision by the United States to leave the Paris agreement is a big mistake". Bloomberg's plan calls for his foundation to work with other groups, from governments to philanthropies, that want to support the U.N.'s climate change agency.

Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar

Such measures are unjustified and are based on baseless and unfounded allegations. The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet, based in Bahrain, did not immediately respond to a request for comment about whether the decision would affect its operations.

London Bridge terror attack: Fears for missing Australian woman Sara Zelenak

He added that the suspects were killed within eight minutes of the first call to police warning them of the attacks . She chaired a meeting of the government's emergency response committee, COBRA, on Monday to discuss the response to the attack.

'Fox & Friends Weekend' Clarifies: Internment Camps Are "Reprehensible"

The attack, which is the third Britain has experienced in the last three months, took place late Saturday night when a van drove into pedestrians on London Bridge. The UK have a large number of suspected terrorists, they have huge networks of Muslims supporting attacks and they are on the brink of all out war in the streets with Islamic interests.

PM Modi returns Home from successful 4-nation Visit

India has signed several agreements during this visit of the Prime Minister. During two hours of wide-ranging talks with Macron at the presidential Elysee Palace , Modi invited the French president to visit India. Mr. Modi said India was committed to "go above and beyond" the Paris deal to protect climate for future generations as he termed the United Nations -brokered agreement a shared legacy of the world, a day after U.S.

BREAKING Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May must resign after London attack

Jeremy Corbyn has said Theresa May should quit as Prime Minister over her record on counter-terror. The attack follows a suicide bombing at a Manchester concert less than two weeks earlier which killed 22 people and a auto and knife attack in Westminster in March, which killed five.

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

Metal barriers and concrete blocks have been installed on bridges in London following Saturday's deadly London Bridge terror attack and a similar incident on Westminster Bridge close to the Houses of Parliament in March. His comments come after Theresa May refused to say whether cuts to police numbers under her watch should be reversed. She said more must be done to combat "bigotry and hatred".

Gulf states, Egypt cut ties with Qatar

The countries also said they would eject Qatar's diplomats from their territories. Saudi Arabia closed its land border with Qatar, through which the tiny Gulf nation imports most of its food, sparking a run on supermarkets. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged all parties to resolve their differences. Even before Monday, Qatar appeared unperturbed by the growing tensions.

UAE May non-oil business growth falls as output expansion slows

Output growth slowed to 61.4 in May from 63.7 in April and growth in new orders sank to 56.4 from 61.3. Employment growth slowed to 50.7. As in the UAE, export orders dropped. Output prices fell outright last month for the second straight month. The rate of inflation eased to the weakest in 15 months. "Egypt's private sector appears to be stabilising, with the PMI largely unchanged from April".

Victorian police say man who crashed into Melbourne childcare centre has died

The auto then crashed into a childcare building, causing it to catch fire. Police tried to pull the driver over at around 4am on Tarneit Road in Tarneit, when they noticed a flash go off in his vehicle. "I arrived and realised "there has been a fire" was a major understatement", he said. "There's no children involved and the families involved, that's the most important thing", Mr Johnson told Nine News.

BREAKING Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May to resign after London attack

In a controversial speech yesterday, she moved for a wholesale review of the UK's counter-terrorism strategy, including the use of new powers for law enforcement agencies. The call comes as the prime minister sought to defend her record as the turbulent fallout from the London Bridge terror attack continues to hit her election campaign.

Saudi, UAE seize chance to isolate Qatar

Announcing the closure of transport ties with Qatar, the three Gulf states gave Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave. "We see stability in the Gulf region as our own unity and solidarity", Cavusoglu said. It accused Qatar of supporting what it described as Iranian-backed militants in its restive and largely Shi'ite Muslim-populated Eastern region of Qatif and in Bahrain .

Two more Australians, one seriously injured, caught in London terror attack

Britain was already on high alert following the recent attack on a concert by US pop star Ariana Grande in Manchester, northwest England, in which seven children were among the dead. Police have not released the names of the attackers and British newspapers refrained from identifying the men. Police launched raids in the ethnically diverse London suburb of Barking in the hours after the rampage, arresting seven women and five men aged between 19 and 60 at two properties.

Canada woman among those killed on London Bridge

SITE said in a statement Sunday that the Islamic State's Aamaq news service cited "a security source" in the Arabic-language posting claiming the attack . Hedge, a 34-year-old waitress, has been living in Britain for about a year and was working in the Borough Markets area where witnesses say she was stabbed as she tried to hide under a table.

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