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Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir

Early this week, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar and imposed sanctions on it on the grounds that Doha supports terrorism, with Libya, Yemen and the Maldives following suit. The Qatari Embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment. In stressing the need to take action against Qatar, Trump appeared to undercut Tillerson, who had called on Qatar's neighbors to immediately ease their blockade.



Trump claims 'total and complete vindication' after Comey testimony

Comey said he did so after Trump suggested in a tweet that their conversations may have been recorded. Comey said he hoped the leak would prompt the appointment of a special counsel to probe Russian meddling in the election. and WOW, Comey is a leaker". Questioned about Comey's central claim that Trump told him to lay off Flynn, the president responded: "I didn't say that".


Police seeking London attack victim find body in Thames

Police seeking London attack victim find body in Thames

May, under fire because of three major attacks in Britain in the last three months, said Corbyn wasn't fit to safeguard Britain's security at a time of heightened threat. In a letter posted outside Tuesday, the Ummah Fitness Centre said staff would "help the police in any way we can". The Italian reports said Zaghba was intercepted at Bologna airport past year as he was about to board a plane for Turkey, with the apparent intention of joining Islamic State militants fighting in Syria .


Japan enacts law allowing Emperor Akihito, 83, to abdicate

Japan enacts law allowing Emperor Akihito, 83, to abdicate

Akihito , 83, has had gone through a heart surgery and treatment for prostate cancer, and had told the public in a rare appearance past year that he feared age might make it hard for him to continue to fulfil his obligations. Most support the emperor's desire to abdicate - a survey by the Kyodo news agency after Akihito suggested he wanted to step down found more than 85% saying abdication should be legalised.



Terror ringleader tried to hire 7.5-tonne lorry hours before London attack

Less than two weeks earlier, a suicide bomber had killed 22 adults and children at a pop concert in Manchester and, in March, five people died after a auto was driven into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge. Police shoot Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane, and Youssef Zaghba . As investigators hunted for potential accomplices linked to the three attackers on Thursday, voters cast ballots in a British general election that has spotlighted security concerns.



Trump To Hold Press Conference With Visiting Romania President

After managing to stop tweeting for an entire day (hallelujah), the president let loose on Friday, accusing Comey of making "false statements and lies" while testifying under oath. "Romanian strategic partnership", Iohannis said Wednesday at an event at the Heritage Foundation. Trump agreed Wednesday not to directly engage on Comey, and by the time the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director took the witness stand, tweeting "was not something he was considering", one senior White ...