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The White House did not specify if the meeting proposed by Trump would include just the member nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council - Kuwait , Qatar , Oman , Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia - or also other nations which have joined the diplomatic boycott of Qatar , Efe news reported.
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    US warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

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    USA support of anti-Islamic State militias such as the ones in At Tanf and the Syrian Democratic Forces has increasingly put it into direct conflict with Syria and its allies Russia , Iran, and Shiite militias. In Damascus, it was stated that the fighter participated in the operation against the " Islamic State " group, and accused the coalition of coordinating strikes with militants.
  • US hits 2 Russian officials, dozens more with sanctions

    US hits 2 Russian officials, dozens more with sanctions

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    But the two presidents posed for photographs in the Oval Office and made brief remarks following Poroshenko's more extensive meetings with Vice President Mike Pence and the administration's top national security advisers. "All of these restrictions do not produce anything good, and we should work toward a global economy that functions without these restrictions", Mr. Putin said.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho face tax fraud claims

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    On Tuesday, Ronaldo was told to appear in court on July 31, while Mourinho was accused by a state prosecutor of defrauding Spain's Tax Office of 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million). The prosecutor said Ronaldo used shell company in the Virgin Islands to cheat on his taxes. "Ronaldo took legal advantage of what is known in Spain as "the Beckham law" - which allows foreign sportspersons to pay 24.75 per cent income tax, rather than the 48 per cent applied to Spanish nationals".
  • US Sends Supersonic Bombers in Show of Force Against North Korea

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    He did not directly criticize Barack Obama , but Warmbier's father was directly critical of the last administration in comments made last week after his son's release. Under existing law, all it would take is a designation by Tillerson - called a "geographic travel restriction" - to make all American passports invalid for travel to North Korea .
  • Despite tweet, lawyer says President Trump not under investigation

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    Cuomo maintained that the special counsel in the Russian Federation probe, Robert Mueller , will be looking into the circumstances around Comey's firing as Sekulow said he couldn't be sure Mueller would be doing that at all, as the President is able to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director per the Constitution.
  • Tax fraud case: Ronaldo to appear in court July 31

    Tax fraud case: Ronaldo to appear in court July 31

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    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho attends a news conference. "I will talk with him when the Confederations Cup has finished". A ruthless Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dazzling hat-trick to lead Real Madrid to a crushing 3-0 victory over city rivals Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on 2 May 2017.
  • Trump Walks All Over Tillerson On Qatar Dispute

    Trump Walks All Over Tillerson On Qatar Dispute

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    Though Trump again said countries must eliminate funding streams for terror groups, the White House said he focused on the need for the region's various US allies to stick together. Trump's comments came as Washington joins intensifying global efforts to heal the worsening rift between the key Western Gulf allies, which has escalated into the region's worst diplomatic crisis in years.
  • Missing, Presumed Dead Following London Tower Inferno

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    Speaking to journalists after attending a church service in the shadow of the burned out tower block this morning, Khan said the fire that is believed to have claimed at least 58 lives was a "preventable accident". He said five people who had been reported missing in the fire had now been found safe and well. "This is an incredible distressing time for families and they have my commitment that we will do this as quickly as we possibly can", he said.
  • UN urges support, solidarity for displaced people

    UN urges support, solidarity for displaced people

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    When asked specifically about the Trump administration, Guterres said that, while there were publicly-known disagreements on issues such as the Paris climate agreement and refugee resettlement, he wants to engage "positively and constructively" with the administration.
  • Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

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    Prince Mohammed bin Salman becomes deputy prime minister and retains his defence and other portfolios, the decree issued by the Saudi state news agency SPA said. His appointment caps a tumultuous two years since Salman, 81, ascended the throne and named the thick-bearded Mohammed bin Salman deputy crown prince, or second in line to the throne.