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Those attacks, which left at least 12 people dead, were claimed by ISIS. Other nations also operate forces out of Qatar. The two main Arab powerhouses were joined by Egypt and Bahrain to cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing the tiny oil and gas-rich nation of sponsoring terrorism .
  • May vows to stay on as British prime minister

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    And while you might expect wealthier and more educated voters would seek out a pro-market, pro-Europe, fiscally responsible, Macron-style party of the radical center, it didn't happen. This will ensure Britain's exit from the European Union in March 2019 . It's official - Britain will have more women members of Parliament than ever before.
  • Trump offers to speak under oath after Comey testimony

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    When Trump was asked whether he himself would be willing to testify under oath, he said "100%". President Donald Trump's private lawyer plans to file a complaint against former FBI Director James Comey with the Senate judiciary committee and Justice Department Inspector General for leaking memos according to reports.
  • Saudi carrier looks to poach Qatar Airways staff

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    Sharif is considered close to the royal families in both countries. Foreign Ministry sources told Hürriyet Daily News that Cavusoglu conveyed President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's message that the ongoing row in the Gulf should be resolved before Eid al-fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
  • Trump lawyer to file complaint over Comey leaks

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    Trump has repeatedly threatened legal action over the course of his political career, and often failed to follow through on those threats. As I had previously predicted, there were few surprises. And if he is the chronic leaker, he should be potentially prosecuted for leaking the information'. But traditions, even salutary ones, can not form the basis of a criminal charge.
  • Uber Fires More Than 20 Employees in Harassment Probe

    Uber Fires More Than 20 Employees in Harassment Probe

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    Uber is acting swiftly after an investigation substantiated many reports of sexual harassment at the company. Ride-hailing firm Uber has fired about 20 of its employees, including some senior executives, after an investigation into more than 200 sexual harassment and other workplace-misconduct claims.
  • Fresh questions for Sessions - and he'll answer in public

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    Comey's dramatic testimony drew invective from his former boss on Twitter, with Trump dismissing him as a leaker on Friday and a coward on Sunday. Members of both the Senate and House intelligence committees have insisted since that hearing that it is important they verify Comey's testimony.
  • US Attorney General Sessions to testify in public hearing

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    Is that true - if so why didn't he act? Sessions wants to respond to some of the questions Comey raised about his conduct. Sessions played a role in Comey's firing because of his leadership, not Russian Federation. Do you share the president's view that Comey's sharing of the details of the pair's meetings to The New York Times (via a friend) was illegal? On Sunday Trump attacked the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's actions in a tweet .
  • England to rotate keepers in France friendly

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    The manager said that Stones had been trialled in the position during training before tonight's friendly away to France and he believes that the Manchester City defender boasts the attributes to play in the role. 'That said, I don't want anyone to feel completely comfortable because I'm not sure that's helpful'. Southgate is looking to the future by handing opportunities to Ben Gibson (relegated with Middlesbrough) and Jake Livermore (mid-table Premier League with West Brom), while ...
  • Pakistan PM visits Saudis for Gulf crisis talks

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    Senior security adviser, Mutlaq al-Qahtani, also a special envoy to the Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, told Al-Jazeera the week-long blockade of Qatar would never work in the long term. He also criticised Saudi Arabia and the UAE for shutting down the airline's offices. Qatar has also begun shipping cargo through Oman as a means of bypassing restrictions.