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Turkey's Erdogan backs Qatar, says calls to shut base 'disrespectful'

Qatar is under strict sanctions from Saudi Arabia and its allies, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain over its support to terror organisations, BBC reported. He said it only confirmed that "the illegal blockade has nothing to do with combating terrorism, it is about limiting Qatar's sovereignty, and outsourcing our foreign policy".



Tim Cook wants compulsory coding classes for U.S. kids

Although the White House invited Facebook to attend the council's meeting , the company did not send a representative. That changed yesterday, when Kushner spoke to the first meeting of the newly created American Technology Council , part of Trump's Office American Innovation, which is meant to nudge government into operating more like the business world.


Saudi-led bloc seeks diplomatic fix to impasse with Qatar

Saudi-led bloc seeks diplomatic fix to impasse with Qatar

Director of Qatar's government's communications office, Sheikh Saif Al Thani , said the Arab quartet demands fell short of being " reasonable and realistic ". In the other official response Qatar Human Rights Committee said the demands represented "gross violations" of basic rights. Qatar is home to the largest USA base in the region, Al-Udeid, and Bahrain is home to the Fifth Fleet of the United States Navy.



How Trump's Threatening Tweet about Secret Recordings Hurt Him

Speculations were provoked when Trump sacked Comey, leading to controversies. President Donald Trump has no intention of firing the special counsel investigating charges of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, even though he questioned the official's impartiality in an interview, the White House said on Friday.


New Zealand wins 5th straight vs Oracle in America's Cup

New Zealand wins 5th straight vs Oracle in America's Cup

The Australian skipper of Team USA still believes he and his team can win the America's Cup despite being a long way behind Team New Zealand after race six in Bermuda . "We felt like the boat was going really well, but we obviously had a few issues like everyone did". "We know we can do much better, but all in all we are just happy with the performance of the boat, to be able to get that race win, and to know that the boat is faster".