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Arab nations sever diplomatic ties with Qatar

Speaking in Sydney, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he did not expect the announcement to have "any significant impact. on the unified fight against terrorism". The statement also went on to confirm that ports of entry between Saudi Arabia and Qatar will be sealed forthwith. The US, however, operates a large military Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar .

Police make more arrests over London terror attack

One, 27-year-old Khuram Shazad Butt, was a British citizen born in Pakistan who had already been investigated by police and Britain's domestic spy agency MI5. The hostility between Trump and Khan began in the midst of the 2016 US presidential race, when, in May, Khan pummeled Trump for his statements about Muslims, calling Trump's view of Islam "ignorant".

London Attackers: Two attackers named as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane

Police shot and killed the three attackers within eight minutes of the initial emergency call about the attack that killed at least seven people. Of the 48 people taken to the hospital following the violence that started on London Bridge and continued in Borough Market , officials said Monday that "36 are now being cared for in London hospitals with 18 remaining in a critical condition".

Germany to check Afghan security before deporting migrants

The attack, which blew doors off their hinges hundreds of yards away and shattered windows, came days after the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan . At least 11 Afghan guards working for the USA embassy were among those killed and 11 American citizens working as contractors in Kabul were among the wounded, USA officials said.

London attacker was family man nicknamed 'Abz' - neighbours

Six of those who lost their lives were pronounced dead at the scene. Following the attack on Saturday night that killed seven people and left 21 in critical condition in hospital, neighbours and former friends have told the press how they had contacted authorities after becoming concerned over the suspect's extremist views.

Sheriff: 'Multiple fatalities' in shooting in industrial area near Orlando

The suspected shooter was sacked from the company in April, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said at a news conference Monday morning. He says about 12 people were at the company and seven people survived. Investigators work near the scene of the shooting . She used the phone of a tile business across the street to call 911, said Yamaris Gomez, the tile store's owner.

Watch Liam Gallerg's Full One Love Manchester Performance

Thank you. I want to thank you so much for coming together and being so loving and strong and unified. A peak audience of 14.5 million people tuned in to watch the One Love tribute concert for victims of the Manchester terror attack . He also posted an emotional video message about the event on Instagram . "All we feel here tonight is love, resilience, positivity", Williams said .

Arab powers sever Qatar ties, widening rift among US allies

One of the requirements of the tender was that the cargoes originate from the GCC, whose member countries include the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia , Oman, Qatar and Kuwait and Yemen. "We are friends, we've been friends now for a long time, haven't we?" "One is that Saudi Arabia felt emboldened after Donald Trump's visit, and Trump's administration has had a strong stance on Iran, which is backed by Qatar".

Saudi shuts Al-Jazeera office in Qatar row: ministry

Its Gulf Arab neighbors responded by blocking Qatari-based media, including Al-Jazeera. Bahrain , the only Shia-majority Gulf nation ruled by Sunnis, said it was cutting ties because Qatar was "shaking the security and stability of Bahrain and meddling in its affairs".

Eighteen people remain in critical condition after London attack

They have not yet revealed details about the van or what was found inside. United Kingdom police are expected to name the men behind Saturday night's terror attack in London , in which seven people were killed and 48 others injured. "For an officer who only joined us less than two years ago, the bravery he showed was outstanding and makes me extremely proud", Chief Constable Paul Crowther said in a statement.

FIFA 'in contact' with Qatar over 2022 football World Cup

Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries severed ties to Qatar on Monday and moved to cut off land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich nation that is home to a major US military base, accusing it of supporting regional terror groups. Trump and other USA officials participated in a traditional sword dance during the trip in which he called on Muslim countries to stand united against Islamist extremists and singled out Iran as a key source of funding and support for militant groups.

Venezuela Opposition Condemns Goldman Sachs Debt Deal

And the death toll has mounted. That represents a 31% discount to other Venezuelan securities that mature in 2022, these people said , and implies an annual yield of more than 40%. The opposition-controlled Congress also voted on Tuesday to ask its U.S. counterpart to investigate the deal. And dictatorships run this badly need a lot of tear gas.

Security tight as Manchester prepares for benefit concert

During the concert, Ariana took a moment to reflect on the evening's events, saying: "I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for being here today, I love you so, so much". The One Love Manchester concert was held at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground and broadcast around the world, with all net profits from the event going to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund set up to help those affected by the attack.

London Attack Suspects Named By Police

Authorities first investigated Butt in 2015 after receiving a tip from the public on an anti-terror hotline, according to The Telegraph . He was known to police and MI5, the United Kingdom's domestic counter-intelligence agency, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said .

Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley bucked the trend, saying Trump does believe that human activity plays some part in climate change during an interview on CNN's "State of the Union" that aired on Sunday. "And perhaps most important, new coal plants in the USA aren't economically feasible right now, due to lower costs of other forms of energy", Robertson said.

Sheriff: Disgruntled ex-worker killed 5, then himself in Orlando

Shelley Adams's sister Sheila McIntrye works for the company and was in the toilet when shots rang out. "My boss is dead". State and federal law enforcement officers converged on the industrial park in Orlando shortly after 8 a.m. Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he'd been briefed on the incident and remained in touch with law enforcement. Nearly a year ago, an attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando left 49 people dead, in the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history.

Qatar row: Saudi, Egypt to cut Doha links

Qatar Airways - one of the region's major carriers that flies through Saudi airspace - posted a list of suspensions on its website , affecting flights to Saudi Arabia, Egypt , Bahrain and the UAE. It has provided a base for the leadership of Palestinian militant organisation Hamas, an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood which has always been a thorn in the side of Egypt's military dictatorship.

Alleged London attacker was a known radical Islamist

Butt appeared in a television documentary that aired previous year on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom. The other attacker was named as Rachid Redouane , 30, from Barking . He also used the name Rachid Elkhdar . All three men were shot and killed by police during the incident. Police said there would be "increased physical measures on London's bridges to keep the public safe".

Ariana Grande's Mom Walked Through Benefit Show With A Comforting Message

Usher explains why he missed One Love Manchester . One of the most powerful moments was when the Parrs Wood High School Choir performed Grande's " My Everything " with the singer. Pharrell Williams praised the people of Manchester for their resilience. "Manchester we're strong! We're strong", said Williams while performing.

4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Arab rift deepens

Already, Doha-based satellite news network Al-Jazeera reported trucks carrying food had begun to line up on the Saudi side of the border, apparently stranded. The common denominator of these articles was their call on the U.S. government to reconsider its relations with Qatar and move its military air base from Al Udeid to another Gulf country.

Bayern Munich 'to hijack Chelsea, Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku pursuit'

Lukaku scored the bulk of Everton's goals this season, so his departure would be a major blow. With exit rumours surrounding Everton's star striker Lukaku, it is understood that the Toffees are looking to secure a suitable replacement.

Police Surround Orlando Airport Gunman

There were no immediate indications that the incident at Orlando airport was terror-related. "Our negotiators did a phenomenal job talking with the subject for about two hours and finally got him to peacefully surrender", Mina said. While leaving a lift, she saw the man on the floor near the rental auto area, screaming and surrounded by police. Passengers were encouraged to contact their airline for information on the status of their flight.

Focus on police cuts as United Kingdom campaign resumes

May said Monday the police and counter-terrorism operations are adequately funded and staffed and that the official threat level is to remain at "severe", meaning an attack in highly likely. Two of those detained have been released. The Islamic State militant group, which is losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an offensive backed by a US -led coalition, claimed responsibility for the London Bridge attack , though it is unclear whether the attackers had links to the group.

On policing in the United Kingdom after the terror attacks

Inquiries are continuing to confirm the identity of the third attacker. "Violence can never be allowed to disrupt the democratic process", May, who served as interior minister from 2010 to 2016, said outside her Downing Street office on Sunday.

Reports that 18 dead after Kabul funeral attacks

Seven people were killed and 119 others wounded Saturday in Kabul when three suicide blasts struck during the funeral of a protester who was a victim in this week's anti-government demonstrations, Afghan officials said. "We must be strong and united", he said. A couple hundred protesters passed the night under two big tents on a road near the presidential palace and the blast site and about 200 more joined them during the day.

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar in new Mideast crisis

Shiite Iran has had no diplomatic ties with most of the mainly Sunni Gulf states since 2016, when Arab nations followed Saudi Arabia in severing relations after protesters torched its missions in the Islamic republic. The United States' largest concentration of military personnel in the Middle East is at the Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, where 11,000 US personnel are stationed.

British Police Make More Arrests Over London Bridge Attack

Trump said he had spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May to express America's "unwavering support" and offer US assistance as the British government works to protect its citizens and bring the guilty to justice. London police chief Cressida Dick told BBC television that police had seized "a huge amount of forensic material" after going through the van the assailants used to plow into people on London Bridge "very, very carefully".

John Oliver Blasts 'F--king Egomaniac' Trump for Leaving Paris Climate Accord

Administrator Scott Pruitt stressed on Sunday that President Trump said while he was running for the Oval Office that climate change is occurring. US President Donald Trump announces his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Accords in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on June 1, 2017.

London Bridge attack: Police identify three attackers without releasing names

The ride-hailing giant refunded the rides of all customers who used the service during the London terror attack on Saturday within the affected areas. The Conservatives' lead over Labour has narrowed markedly from 20 points or more when Ms May called the election in April to a range between one and 12 points now, although they are still widely expected to win a majority.

Emirates, Etihad Airways suspend flights to and from Qatar after diplomatic row

The country imports about 90 percent of it, and Al Jazeera reports trucks with food supplies were already being halted at the Saudi Arabia- Qatar border on Monday. Doha said hackers were behind the release of false remarks attributed to Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani published on the website of its national news agency.

Autopsy of brother of man who killed Brooklyn boy inconclusive

In the years since, the family remained at the home, which is divided into apartments. Aron is serving a 40-year sentence as part of a plea deal after he pleaded guilty to Leiby's kidnapping and murder, the New York Times reported. Tzvi lived in the basement apartment; Levi had lived on the top floor. Another brother also lives there. After Levi Aron's arrest Tzvi defended his family during interviews with the press.

Energy industry lobbies Trump to keep USA in Paris accord

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's supporters on Friday cast his decision to abandon the world's climate change pact as a "refreshing" stance for the USA that would save jobs and unburden industry. Scientists warn that any delay in weaning the country off fossil fuels could exacerbate the negative effects of climate change for the rest of the globe.

London Bridge attackers named as pre-election heat rises

London police arrested 12 people in the Barking district of east London in connection with the attack and raids were continuing there, the force said. The attackers were confronted by the police and shot dead within minutes. Trump tweeted Monday morning that London Mayor Sadiq Khan had offered a "pathetic excuse" and "had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement".

Amit Shah on 3-day Kerala visit to rally support

Before the BJP chief could arrive at the Rathwa residence, party workers fitted the place with a new toilet, a washbasin, an LPG stove and a few coolers. Shah will meet leaders of Christian dioceses including Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar and Latin Catholic churches. He also addressed a booth-level party workers meeting in an effort to establishing direct contact with the people.

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar in major diplomatic crisis

Saudi Arabia said it also would shut its land border with Qatar, effectively cutting off the country from the rest of the Arabian Peninsula. The Qatar Stock Exchange fell more than 7 percent. "[We] will issue a statement if some development takes place". Doha last month launched a probe into an alleged "hack" of state media after it said false and explosive remarks attributed to Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani were published on the Qatar News Agency website following Trump's ...

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