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Saudi minister: Qatar action is a boycott, not a blockade

Saudi minister: Qatar action is a boycott, not a blockade

Qatar used to get most of its milk from Saudia Arabia. Saudi, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt had cut off diplomatic ties and transport links with Qatar on June 5 on the pretext that its policies are fuelling extremism and terrorism. Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain have also barred new subscriptions and imports of satellite decoders for the Qatari-owned beIN Media Group, which includes sports and movie channels.



Fire in London sees apartment building go up in flames

ITV's daytime chat show Lorraine was also cancelled following extended coverage of the blazing fire at Grenfell Tower in West London on Good Morning Britain. He said the blaze had advanced quickly, and that the alarms did not appear to have been triggered. He said "a lot of people" were still unaccounted for and urged any survivors to contact the authorities.



Sessions' Testimony in 7 Minutes

Comey discussed a host of issues surrounding Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, though his remarks also raised questions that were directed at Sessions on Tuesday. Last week James Comey, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief, had given his version of... That leaves Mr. Trump right where he was yesterday, furious over the ongoing distraction all this causes, and likely still unhappy with Sessions , who he's reportedly accused of not doing enough to defend him ...


North Korea awaits ex-NBAer Rodman visit

North Korea awaits ex-NBAer Rodman visit

Rodman tweeted Tuesday saying the trip was sponsored by PotCoin , a cybercurrency used to buy and sell weed in state-regulated markets. When asked if he planned to raise their detention with North Korean officials, Rodman said: "Well that's not my objective right now".


United Kingdom leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief

United Kingdom leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief

Earlier, Foster said the talks were going well: "We hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion."May made clear the Brexit negotiations would begin on schedule despite the political uncertainty at home."I confirmed to President Macron that the timetable for the Brexit negotiation remains on course and will begin next week", May said after her meeting with the new French leader, who will be a key player in the Brexit talks."I think there is a unity of goal among ...


Sessions: 'I did not recuse myself from defending my honor'

Sessions: 'I did not recuse myself from defending my honor'

The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee gave Sessions a chance to defend himself, but offered little new insight. Sessions said that he would not testify about private conversations with Donald Trump , saying he "will not violate my duty to protect the confidence of communications" with the president or with other "high officials".