• U.S. urges Arab nations to ease blockade of Qatar
U.S. urges Arab nations to ease blockade of Qatar

Tillerson told reporters at the State Department shortly before Trump spoke that this blockade is hindering the USA -led military campaign against ISIS , creating hardships for the people of Qatar and "impairing us and other worldwide business activities in the region".

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  • British PM says she takes responsibility for election result
British PM says she takes responsibility for election result

Some Brexiteer MPs are believed to have made their position clear ahead of the meeting of the 1922 Committee of backbenchers, insisting their support for Ms May depends on her sticking to her manifesto commitment to quit the European single market.

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  • Tennessee improves 3 spots to 35th in child well-being marks
Tennessee improves 3 spots to 35th in child well-being marks

Nevada ranked second to last in education for having one of the highest percentages - 66 percent - of young children not participating in early learning programs. About 680,000 Texas children, or 9 percent of the youth population, lack health insurance. Twenty-one percent of youngsters nationwide live in poverty.

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  • Qatar backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states
Qatar backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states

Saudi Arabia's aviation body said on Tuesday that closing its airspace to flights from Qatar was within its sovereign rights to protect its citizens from any threat. "It's not in the US's interest to see the Gulf council sort of unravel", Allison Wood, an analyst with Control Risks in Dubai, said. Qatar was also expelled from a Saudi-led coali...

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  • Arsenal players glad about manager Wenger's new deal, says Ramsey
Arsenal players glad about manager Wenger's new deal, says Ramsey

Lacazette is due to play alongside fellow Arsenal target Kylian Mbappe for his country against England on Tuesday. Lacazette was also targeted by Wenger last summer but their £29 million offer was rejected by Lyon . "He is scoring so many goals and, every week, it's in your face". 'I have been monitoring him and he really is a quality pl...

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  • South Africa's Helen Zille makes unreserved apology for tweets
South Africa's Helen Zille makes unreserved apology for tweets

She said that the tweets were "insensitive to South Africans". I greatly regret this ... Zille soon found herself facing backlash from within the DA itself, with leader, Mmusi Maimane, speaking out explicitly against Zille. "This has not been an easy decision". "My intention is now to do everything I can to restore public trust that has been er...

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  • Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE
Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE

Kuwait , which is not joining in the blockade of Qatar, is pushing to adopt a mediating role in the rift. Turkey and Iran have been providing food and water supplies to Qatar. "We have open borders with Qatar, we have open lines of communication with Qatar and we are prepared to continue to allow normal business, normal trade with Qatar in areas ...

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  • Qatar Airways calls on United Nations body to declare Qatar measures illegal
Qatar Airways calls on United Nations body to declare Qatar measures illegal

In addition, the countries also issued a list of 59 individuals and 12 charity groups in Qatar accused of having links to terrorism. Akbar Al Baker told CNNMoney's Emerging Markets Editor John Defterios that the decision by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other states to sever diplomatic and transport links with Qatar amounted to an "i...

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  • Anti-govt rallies: Russian opposition leader sentenced, hundreds arrested
Anti-govt rallies: Russian opposition leader sentenced, hundreds arrested

More than 1,000 people have been arrested across Russian Federation. Police said Mr Navalny could be given up to 15 days in jail on charges of failing to follow police orders and violating public order. Thousands of people came out in cities across Russian Federation to take part in protests that had been called by Aleksei Navalny, an anti-...

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  • DUP leader says talks with Britain's Conservatives 'positive'
DUP leader says talks with Britain's Conservatives 'positive'

The pound has dropped from $1.2950 before the result of the election, which left no party with a majority. With opinion polls showing the Conservatives with a commanding lead over the opposition Labour Party, May had called an early election in hopes of increasing her majority in Parliament and strengthening her position in negotiations over Brit...

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  • Natural gas built Qatar, now may protect it in Gulf dispute
Natural gas built Qatar, now may protect it in Gulf dispute

Turkey's president has criticized the effort by several Arab countries to isolate Qatar over allegations of sponsoring militant groups, comparing the move to a "death penalty" for the small Gulf country. "We're ready to discuss any requests that are made, but we have not received any reply", the broadcaster quoted Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman ...

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  • Israeli intelligence discovered IS plans for laptop ban
Israeli intelligence discovered IS plans for laptop ban

According to the new report , which cited two US officials familiar with the story, Israeli cyber experts discovered that IS operatives in Syria were developing explosive devices created to resemble laptop batteries, thus making it possible for them to pass through airport screening undetected.

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  • U.S. refuse to sign G7 pledge on 'irreversible' Paris climate accord
U.S. refuse to sign G7 pledge on 'irreversible' Paris climate accord

The magazine portrayed Trudeau's position as a key factor that would make it hard for other countries to pressure the U.S.to do more on climate change. In a snipe at the Trump administration, Hendricks" ministry on Friday posted a "fact check' of Trump's speech announcing the USA withdrawal from the Paris accord, claiming it contains "blatant falla...

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  • US partners vow to pursue climate fight without Trump
US partners vow to pursue climate fight without Trump

Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are destined to stay that way, Italy's environment minister Gian Luca Galletti said yesterday. United States Environment Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt attends the opening of a two-day G7 summit on the environment, in Bologna, Italy, Su...

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  • Theresa May remains as United Kingdom prime minister
Theresa May remains as United Kingdom prime minister

For Anthony Gardner, the former US ambassador to the E.U. and now a visiting fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute, the sheer difficulties a weakened new government will face could end in the hardest Brexit of all - the negotiating period ending with no agreement.

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  • May Links With DUP To Govern, Will Press Ahead With Brexit
May Links With DUP To Govern, Will Press Ahead With Brexit

British media have reported that moves were afoot within May's party to dislodge her after her election gamble - aimed at increasing her party's majority in parliament ahead of Brexit talks - backfired. "We are ready and able to put forward a serious programme which has great support in this country", Corbyn said. With Brexit talks due ...

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  • Kenya: At least 10 missing after Nairobi building collapses
Kenya: At least 10 missing after Nairobi building collapses

However, it is believed that some people may have been trapped. Kenya Red Cross said the building, in Nairobi's Pipeline estate, had been vacated minutes before the collapse on Monday night but some people were missing and a search operation had begun.

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  • Fresh questions for Sessions - and he'll answer in public
Fresh questions for Sessions - and he'll answer in public

In March, Mr. Sessions removed himself from any probe into alleged Russian meddling in the elections, but maintained he did nothing wrong by failing to disclose that he met a year ago with Russia's ambassador. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is for sharp questioning by senators on the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. Comey declined to ela...

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  • Russian opposition leader jailed for 30 days
Russian opposition leader jailed for 30 days

The White House called the detention of human rights observers and journalists an affront to "core democratic values", and said it would continue to monitor the situation. He was detained by police at his apartment and late Monday evening jailed for 30 days by a court. Riot police in St. Petersburg have begun detaining demonstrators in an u...

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  • Four lines of possible questions for Attorney General Sessions
Four lines of possible questions for Attorney General Sessions

This will be the first time Sessions has testified in Congress since he recused himself from the Justice Department's probe into Russian meddling in last year's election and the firing of FBI Director James Comey . "James Comey told his story to the Senate ". The hearing will bring sharp questioning for Sessions and likely some uncomfor...

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  • Halep and Ostapenko to meet in Roland Garros final
Halep and Ostapenko to meet in Roland Garros final

The powerful Pliskova saved three set points to prolong the first set, but Halep mixed up her game superbly and was a set up when her opponent blasted a forehand wide. Then US Open against (Flavia) Pennetta before that match. The 25-year-old broke for 2-1 and never looked back. Mladenovic won her first WTA singles title in St Petersburg this ye...

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  • Landslides kill 43 in Bangladesh after heavy rain
Landslides kill 43 in Bangladesh after heavy rain

Rescue operations were underway but many remote areas were hard to reach, said Reaz Ahmed, a senior disaster management official. Rescue operations are being hampered by bad weather and officials fear the death toll would rise, BBC reports.

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  • Roland Garros - Bacsinszky upsets Mladenovic! Ostapenko beats Wozniacki
Roland Garros - Bacsinszky upsets Mladenovic! Ostapenko beats Wozniacki

Ostapenko fought back spiritedly to win the next three games. And she is the first Latvian woman to reach a Grand Slam semifinal in the professional era, which began in 1968. The second started in similarly nervy fashion, with both exchanging breaks, before the Swiss broke for a 4-3 lead. Once more that "Kiki-Kiki-Kiki" chant was the soundtrack t...

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  • UKIP leader resigns after 'disastrous' United Kingdom poll result
UKIP leader resigns after 'disastrous' United Kingdom poll result

Mr Nuttall, who is also an MEP for North West England, has resigned with immediate effect, leaving London Assembly member, Pete Whittle, as acting leader. In the weeks and months following the Brexit vote, the party has been beset with both internal strife and an existential crisis that no one has been able to solve.

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Testify Publicly on Tuesday
Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Testify Publicly on Tuesday

Reed said he was concerned that Sessions had recommended Comey be fired even after he had recused himself from Russia-related matters. Former FBI Director James Comey reportedly told lawmakers during a closed session after his public testimony last Thursday that Sessions might have had a third undisclosed meeting.

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  • Qataris married to Emirati nationals exempted from expulsion order: UAE
Qataris married to Emirati nationals exempted from expulsion order: UAE

Both Saudi and Qatari officials appear to be seeking support from Ethiopia. Qatar's normally bustling desert border with Saudi Arabia was eerily quiet on Monday, with a few dozen frustrated travelers bemoaning a rift between Gulf powers that has frozen movement across Qatar's only land border.

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  • British Prime Minister Theresa May's Statement In Downing Street
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Statement In Downing Street

As he expected, Dogus, a Kurdish restaurateur who organizes the British Kebab Awards, was defeated in Thursday's general election. The pound fell as low as $1.2636 from $1.2955 on Thursday, before recovering slightly to trade at $1.2737. "How do you negotiate when you know that the position of the partner that you're negotiating with is extremely...

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  • Qatar foreign minister denounces 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions
Qatar foreign minister denounces 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions

Qatar has found itself isolated following a decision last week by Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and others to cut ties with Doha over its support for "terrorism", a charge the emirate vehemently rejects. A Gulf minister attempted to bribe the Somali president with $80 million to join the boycott of Qatar, amid an ongoing di...

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  • Embattled May unveils Britain's new cabinet
Embattled May unveils Britain's new cabinet

In the Conservative manifesto air pollution was mentioned just once, despite the fact that the current crisis facing our country is linked to 40,000 premature deaths a year. Sir Patrick McLoughlin continues as Conservative Party chairman despite speculation that he could pay the price for the party's dismal showing at the ballot box.

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  • Britain's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'
Britain's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson , who met Mrs May in 10 Downing Street on Monday, said she wanted the economy to be "first and foremost in our minds" in Brexit talks, in a signal that she wants the PM to scale back her focus on her priority of controlling immigration.

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  • Officer plays 'porn clip' at BSF's 'darbar' in Jalandhar, probe ordered
Officer plays 'porn clip' at BSF's 'darbar' in Jalandhar, probe ordered

An officer ended up clicking on a porn clip- which played for a solid ninety seconds- when he gave a presentation from his official laptop. "There was a goof-up and a porn clip was played...." In the presentation, an official switched on the projector and played porn video through his lap tap.

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  • E3 2017 - Assassin's Creed Origins Officially Announced, Gameplay Walkthrough
E3 2017 - Assassin's Creed Origins Officially Announced, Gameplay Walkthrough

Not only are guns for hire still a thing, you'll also be able to call in "death from above" and use dogs with the fangs for hire feature to steal guns from members of The Project at Eden's Gate. It's an all-terrain racing experience that looks incredibly slick and action-packed. A game that Ubisoft nearly managed to keep secret before they an...

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  • Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar
Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

Al Baker had appealed to the International Civil Aviation Organization, a United Nations agency that administers the Chicago convention that guarantees civil overflights, to declare the airspace closure as illegal. Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has major stakes in top Western companies such as Credit Suisse (CSGN.S). "It seems Qatar would be able...

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  • President Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped
President Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped

He said he was "committing the United States to Article 5". Asked again, Trump said: "I'm not hinting anything". Pundits and legal experts were divided about whether Trump's actions rose to the level of obstruction of justice, a potentially impeachable offense.

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  • Is 'Wonder Woman' the DC superhero movie we wanted?
Is 'Wonder Woman' the DC superhero movie we wanted?

The tale provided by Allan Heinberg , Zack Snyder and Jason Fuchs is an origin story and the first live-action film of Princess Diana, the Wonder Woman based on the character from DC Comics which was created by William Moulton Marshton.

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