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UAE shuts airspace to Qatari flights as crisis deepens

In this February 6, 2012 photo, then-Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, center, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, and then-Hamas leader, Khaled Mashaal, arrive to sign an agreement in Doha , Qatar. Qatar's top diplomat struck a defiant tone Thursday, saying no one gave Arab nations the right to "blockade" his energy-rich country, and that the campaign by Saudi Arabia and its allies to isolate Qatar is based on "false and fabricated news".



Tucker: Why Did Comey Treat Trump & Clinton Differently?

Trump tweeted in his first comments since the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday. On Thursday, Comey spoke candidly for nearly three hours, accusing President Trump and his administration of defamation and lies. "I was also confused by the initial explanation that was offered publicly, that I was sacked because of the decisions I had made during the election year", Comey said.



Casino gunman ID'd as gambler in debt

The lone gunman, Jesse Carlos, 42, who had been employed by the Finance Department, was carrying a large bag with him as he made his way into the Resorts World Manila casino and resort. Police said they are still investigating how Mr. Carlos was able to carry out the attack and will meet this week with the heads of security of all the major casinos to review security protocols.


London Mayor Sadiq says Trump's state visit to United Kingdom should be cancelled

London Mayor Sadiq says Trump's state visit to United Kingdom should be cancelled

Khan did say there was " no reason to be alarmed " when speaking to Sky News , though he was speaking to Londoners about increased police presence following the attack, not about terrorism. New York City mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted: "Mayor Sadiq Khan is doing an extraordinary job supporting Londoners in a time of pain". Khan's spokesperson also said that the Mayor has priorities to attend to rather than reply to Trump's "ill-informed tweets".


Trump Attorney Debunks Comey Charge

Trump Attorney Debunks Comey Charge

He also accused Comey of "unauthorised disclosures" of "privileged communications" he had with the president. "[Edgar] Hoover-type situation. I didn't want him thinking I was briefing him on this to sort of hang it over him in some way". "It's hard to overstate the impact of Jim Comey's testimony today". In a series of tweets , Trump Jr said: "Flynn stuff is BS in context 2 guys talking about a guy they both know well".



London Bridge attack: What happened?

Met Police said Marine Police Unit specialist officers recovered the body Tuesday night near Limehouse, about 2 miles away from London Bridge. Thomas's next of kin have been told, police said, but formal identification has not yet taken place.