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Qatar blasts 'baseless' Saudi, allies terrorism list

Qatar blasts 'baseless' Saudi, allies terrorism list

Standard & Poor's has downgraded Qatar's rating, warning that its diplomatic crisis with other Middle Eastern nations could prompt investors to yank money out of the country and hurt economic grow...

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Latest Stocks: Aviva plc (AV) Given "Buy" Rating at Deutsche Bank AG

Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans owns 11,080 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Insiders bought 16,368 shares of company stock valued at $10,261,707 in the last ninety days. It has a 11.51 P/E ratio. The C...

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Iran arrests 8 after attacks on parliament, Khomeini shrine

Iran arrests 8 after attacks on parliament, Khomeini shrine

A day after the twin terrorist attacks in Tehran , Iranian state media said the death toll has risen to 17 and Iran's foreign minister denounced the official White House response as "repugnant". Th...

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Sterling 'falls off cliff' after exit poll shock

Sterling 'falls off cliff' after exit poll shock

The damage was limited elsewhere, with E-mini futures for the S&P 500 ESc1 flat. The pound dived over two US cents in a matter of seconds, though most stocks and bond markets were relatively uns...

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United Kingdom prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Northern Ireland has several parties that only take part in the elections there. May said Barwell would help her "reflect on the election and why it did not deliver the result I hoped for". "I wante...

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Tehran attackers were Iranians, committed terror attacks in Raqqa, Mosul

Police increased their patrols in the streets and subway stations of Tehran on Thursday, a day after a pair o. Pictured is a child outside of Iran Parliament. Despite the twin terrorist attacks, Dem...

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Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks

Times staff reporter Hennessy-Fiske reported from Beirut. Fars news agency issued a report saying that ISIS claimed responsibility for the terror attacks in Tehran . In his remarks in the funeral, ...

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Macron seeks majority as France votes in parliamentary elections

That could translate to as many as 400 seats in the 577-seat chamber. Candidates who secure 50 percent of the constituency vote on a minimum turnout of 25 percent will win in the first round. Given ...

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Syria army reaches Iraq border after US tensions: monitor

Earlier in the week, coalition forces "destroyed" a pro-government unit that was moving into the area, and on May 18, coalition planes struck a convoy that had apparently been heading towards At-Tanaf...

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Erdogan: Resolve Qatar Dispute By End of Ramadan

Erdogan: Resolve Qatar Dispute By End of Ramadan

Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have ordered all Qatari nationals to leave their countries within 14 days. Trump's warning overshadowed an earlier declaration from US Secreta...

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Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty'

Trump's personal attorney vociferously disputed Comey's account of their conversations and said that the president "never pressured Mr. Comey ". Comey claimed that his hope in doing so, immediately...

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Angela Merkel expects Brexit talks to begin 'within days'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed willingness to join Brexit talks, scheduled to begin on 19th of this month. "We will wait for the results of these elections but meetings (on Brexit) ar...

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Qatar, accused of supporting terrorism, hires ex-US attorney general

Qatar, accused of supporting terrorism, hires ex-US attorney general

After meetings with Mr Trump and his top national security officials, Rex Tillerson called for de-escalation and dialogue, and said the crisis was "hindering USA military action in the region, and t...

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UK Conservatives need to deliver an

UK Conservatives need to deliver an "open" Brexit - Scotland leader

It won North East Fife by just two votes, Perth and North Perthshire by 21 and Glasgow South West by 60. Ruth Davidson relishes debate, is an unashamed conservative and has reenergised her party t...

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Ossoff, Handel debate in Georgia's 6th Congressional District race

The June 20 election is still two weeks away, but Federal Election Commission reports reviewed by Bloomberg BNA showed a total of more than $20.1 million in independent campaign expenditures in the ...

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Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes United Kingdom sticking to its plan

She warned that if she lost just six seats, she would no longer be Prime Minister, and an unprepared Jeremy Corbyn would go "naked and alone" to the negotiating table. Veteran Europhile Ken Clarke, br...

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Terrorists behind London Bridge attack tried to hire 7.5-tonne truck

Terrorists behind London Bridge attack tried to hire 7.5-tonne truck

Investigators say he then used a recently activated cellphone to rent the white Renault van that was used in the attack. After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller...

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At Least 2 US Soldiers Killed In 'Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

At Least 2 US Soldiers Killed In 'Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

An official statement by the Pentagon confirmed that three soldiers were killed and another injured in the incident, which appears to be an insider attack. The details of this attack will be forthcomi...

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London attack 'ringleader' tried to rent larger truck

London attack 'ringleader' tried to rent larger truck

Three people on the bridge were struck and killed by the van, believed to have been driven by Butt, before the men abandoned the vehicle and began to attack people in bars and restaurants in the nearb...

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Another suspect arrested in connection with London Bridge attack

Another suspect arrested in connection with London Bridge attack

After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller van that they used to plow into crowds before they leapt from the vehicle and went on a stabbing rampage in an attack that...

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UFC Fight Night 110: Lewis vs. Hunt Attendance and Gate from Auckland

UFC Fight Night 110: Lewis vs. Hunt Attendance and Gate from Auckland

When Hunt backed up, he'd throw a body kick or a high kick. For Hunt, it is the 10th knockout win of his career. What are Derrick Lewis' biggest weaknesses? If he does walk away, however, the h...

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Three men arrested in connection with Manchester attack released without charge

Three men arrested in connection with Manchester attack released without charge

Officers are asking for the public's help in piecing together what happened in the lead-up to the atrocity at the Manchester Arena last Monday in which terrorist Salman Abedi killed 22 people. Six...

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President Trump Says He's 100% Willing to Testify Under Oath

His intention, Comey said , was to get that information out to the public and set the wheels in motion for a special counsel to be appointed to look into the matter. The president, who had not post...

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Afghan Army Soldier Shoots, Kills Three American Troops

Afghan Army Soldier Shoots, Kills Three American Troops

Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP the Afghan commando had opened fire on United States troops during an operation in the volatile Achin district. The President and I have been...

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Lavrov: Russia makes efforts to resolve Qatar dispute

Lavrov: Russia makes efforts to resolve Qatar dispute

The U.S. has taken a careful diplomatic approach to the dispute, allying itself with both Saudi Arabia and Qatar. "While current operations from Al Udeid Air Base have not been interrupted or cu...

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After Comey accuses Trump of lying, President calls him a 'leaker'

President Donald Trump's outside attorney plans to file a complaint against former FBI Director James Comey with the Justice Department Inspector General and the Senate judiciary committee...

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May Struggles to Hang On as Election Plunges Britain Into Political Chaos

The Conservatives held 330 seats in the last Parliament, compared with 229 for Labour, 54 for the Scottish National Party and nine for the Liberal Democrats . "I tend to support candidates I think ...

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Theresa May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party

Their campaign manifesto included retaining the "triple lock" on pensions and cutting Value-Added Tax for tourism businesses. Where May's campaign was lackluster, Jeremy Corbyn galvanized Labour ...

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Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem

The truck they had wanted to hire was smaller but similar to the one used in last year's Nice attack in which more than 80 people were killed in France. The knives had duct tape wound around the handl...

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Qatar says no expulsions of nationals from countries that cut ties

Donald Trump backed Riyadh and Abu Dhabi's decision to isolate Qatar while the USA secretaries of defence and state sought to calm the situation among its closest Arab partners, all of whom play a ke...

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