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Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies may have felt emboldened by Trump's visit, which saw the new president clearly align United States interests with Riyadh and lash out at Iran. The UAE has accused the Brit ex-pat hub of supporting terrorism and opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.
  • S. Korean official suspended over US missile defense report

    S. Korean official suspended over US missile defense report

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    During that time, Thaad's deployment would be frozen as it was not "urgent enough" to bypass the assessment, it said . " The order to conduct an environmental impact assessment is a guideline to enhance the procedural legitimacy of the deployment, so the defense ministry will review ways to conduct such a study ", South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo said, as quoted by the Yonhap news agency.
  • Gulf falls as Qatar crisis worries investors, Egypt continues ascent

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    US officials were blindsided by Saudi Arabia's decision to sever diplomatic ties with Qatar in a coordinated move with Egypt , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ), current and former officials in Washington told Reuters . State-linked media in the region ignored Qatar's denial and continued to report the comments. The Gulf countries ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home.
  • Gulf crisis leaves allies in hard spot

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    Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies may have felt emboldened by Trump's visit to Riyadh, which saw the new president clearly align U.S. interests with Riyadh and lash out at Iran. Speaking earlier to the BBC , Thani responded to Trump's tweets, denying any funding "of terrorism" and saying there was no "evidence that the Qatar government is supporting radical Islamists".
  • Apple Unveils Powerful New iMac Pro

    Apple Unveils Powerful New iMac Pro

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    The new iMacs will run you from anywhere between $1099 for the base configuration of the 21.5 inch model up to a starting price of $1799 for the 5K 27-inch iMac . Combined with the Kaby Lake upgrades, users should see significant performance improvements, though Apple didn't quantify the speed boosts. The most substantive changes to APPLE WATCH focused on fitness, including the ability to track new types of high-intensity workouts.
  • Jeff Sessions offered to resign amid tension with Donald Trump

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    Tension between Trump and Sessions heated up after the attorney general recused himself from the investigation into alleged collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign in the 2016 election, the network reported . Trump is also displeased with lack of progress his Muslim ban has made in the court system, again assigning responsibility to Sessions. Sessions was in charge of the probe into Russian election meddling, before recusing himself from the investigation.
  • Contrasting views of health care report

    Contrasting views of health care report

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    She said it would lead to more than 28,000 North Dakotans not having coverage and make coverage unaffordable for more than 300,000 in North Dakota with pre-existing conditions . As written, the bill is expected to reduce the deficit by $119 billion between 2017 and 2026. Prior to the changes, the CBO estimated that the bill would result in savings of $150 billion over the next decade and grow the number of uninsured Americans by 24 million.
  • World economy seen picking up, political uncertainty a risk

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    This has led to strong wage growth, it said while inflation has been contained by declines in global energy prices and, more recently, euro-sterling exchange rate developments. The weaker USA outlook was offset by slightly improved perspectives for the euro zone, Japan and China. The OECD said the risks to the USA outlook remain sizeable, mainly the size and timing of the fiscal stimulus are uncertain.
  • Notre Dame Attacker 'Pledged Allegiance To ISIS In Video'

    Notre Dame Attacker 'Pledged Allegiance To ISIS In Video'

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    As well as a hammer, he was also carrying kitchen knives. "We have passed from a very sophisticated terrorism to a terrorism where any instrument can be used for attacks", Mr Collomb said. The cathedral was put on lock down. Notre-Dame cathedral is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Paris , and visitors typically line up in long queues to enter the building.
  • Moody's cuts China's rating on debt fears

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    Government-led stimulus has been a major driver of economic growth over recent years, but the pump-priming has also been accompanied by runaway credit growth and has created a mountain of debt - now standing at almost 300 percent of GDP. However, as growth rates slowed and threatened to fall below targets, China past year ramped up policy stimulus. Marie Diron of Moody's Investors Service discusses China's rating cut.
  • London Mayor Floats Canceling Trump's UK Visit

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    Trump's extraordinary attacks on the popular mayor of a grieving city have disgusted many Londoners, reigniting opposition to a state visit by the American president to the United Kingdom planned for later this year. "We're working with him, working together and that's important - central government and the London mayoralty and his officials working together to ensure we are responding to the attack".
  • 3 terrorists responsible for London attack identified: PM May

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    The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility. The first known victim of the attack was named as Christine Archibald from Castlegar, Canada. Opposition leader Andrew Scheer said in a written statement Sunday that Canada and the United Kingdom have historically stood "shoulder to shoulder" against threats.