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US fighter jet deal, ship visit show military links to Qatar

The crisis has seen Saudi Arabia cut off its land border with Qatar , the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Starting from June 5, Bahrain, Comoros, Egypt, Maldives, Mauritania, Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates, Yemen's internationally backed government and one of Libya's three governments have cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar over accusations that the Gulf nation funds militant groups - charges Doha calls baseless.



Mass food poisoning, 2 die at Mosul camp for displaced

About 20-30 patients, mostly children, lay on blankets on the floor as several more serious cases were taken away in ambulances. It was brought from a restaurant in nearby Erbil, breaking a ban on organisations bringing food into the camp, the agency added.


The UK's 'Hung Parliament' and what it means for Brexit

The UK's 'Hung Parliament' and what it means for Brexit

The objective of calling elections, having assured that there would be no election before the schedule one in 2020, after she took over as the party leader previous year, Theresa May had hoped to strengthen her party's grip on power to be able to successfully negotiate Britain's exit from the EU.



Deputy AG Rosenstein: No good cause to fire Mueller

Ruddy said in an interview Monday with Judy Woodruff of PBS, "I think he's weighing that option". "I think there's a conflict there". "I took it as a very disturbing thing, very concerning, but that's a conclusion I'm sure the special counsel will work towards, to try and understand what the intention was there, and whether that's an offense".



Mueller meets with Senate Russia investigators

Noting that they could be "directed by the White House to invoke executive privilege", the Post adds that " Daniel Coats , the current director of national intelligence, Adm. Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel called the accusation in the Post unfounded and said it "changes nothing". Asked whether Trump's actions rose to the level of obstruction of justice, Comey testified last week: "I don't know".



US Congressman Steve Scalise shot at baseball practice in Virginia

An FBI Evidence Response team inspects the contents of one of the many bags left at the scene of a shooting in Alexandria, Va ., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , involving House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, during a congressional baseball practice.