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Federation Internationale de Football Association says it remains in "regular contact with Qatar " after six Arab countries, including the UAE, cut diplomatic ties with the World Cup 2022 hosts, accusing it of destabilising the region. It wasn't clear if the decision would affect American military operations. The crisis comes after U.S. President Donald Trump's recent visit to Saudi Arabia for a summit with Arab leaders.
  • Trump lashes out at London mayor -- again

    Trump lashes out at London mayor -- again

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    The US Embassy in London tweets support for Mayor Khan's words and actions. Khan's office issued a statement saying Trump has taken his remarks "out of context", and the American MSM jumped to agree. What Khan was actually saying was there was " no reason to be alarmed " at the increased police presence people would be seeing around the city. Once representatives from Khan clarified he meant increased police presence was no cause for alarm, Trump tweeted more of his opinions ...
  • George Conway, husband of Kellyanne, calls Trump travel ban tweets 'sad'

    George Conway, husband of Kellyanne, calls Trump travel ban tweets 'sad'

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    In any event, Trump's tweetrage did not go over well with one high-powered NY attorney: George Conway , husband of Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway . The pt can not be stressed enough that tweets on legal matters. The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to S.C. It was earlier reported that Trump was expected to nominate him to run the department's civil division.
  • 'Internal fight' within Washington damaged US-Russia ties: Russian envoy

    'Internal fight' within Washington damaged US-Russia ties: Russian envoy

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    Former State Department official Dan Fried, who was quoted in Yahoo's story, later clarified to CNN that he did not have first-hand knowledge that the Trump administration would attempt to unilaterally relax Russian Federation sanctions but did reach out to some members of Congress because he was concerned by rumors he had heard from other officials that there was a possibility.
  • Paris climate deal was an accord United States couldn't afford

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    These industries have all been given a boost by the Paris Agreement and this is one major reason that a full 71% of Americans say that the us should continue to participate in the deal, including 57% of Republican voters. The Paris Agreement of climate change, agreed on by nearly every country in the world in 2015 after lengthy negotiations, aims to tackle climate change by cutting greenhouse gas emissions and sets a global target of keeping the rise in the average temperature no higher ...
  • Saudi shuts Al-Jazeera office in Qatar row: ministry

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    Monday's announcement came less than a month after US President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia to cement ties with Riyadh and called for a united front among Muslim countries against extremism. Qatari nationals in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been given two weeks to leave. Bahrain said Qatar was undermining its security by supporting "acts of terror and financing armed groups associated with Iran " to carry out attacks on its territories.
  • Arab nations cut ties with Qatar; impact on Texas A&M campus unknown

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    The official justification was Qatar's support for terrorism , including ISIS , but analysts point to regional tensions and growing divisions within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) as the real reasons for the sudden split. Zarif later spoke on the phone with his counterpart in Qatar, but also the foreign ministers of Algeria, Indonesia, Iraq, Lebanon, Malaysia, Oman, Tunisia and Turkey to discuss the "latest regional developments".
  • Australia denied victory over Bangladesh by washout at The Oval

    Australia denied victory over Bangladesh by washout at The Oval

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    Australia will have to beat England to stay in contention for a plac in the knockouts. "I haven't really read into anything else that's happened". "Their batsmanship is ridiculously unbelievable, they know the game inside out and it's a master class when they get going". Essex's Lawrence did not play in either of the wins, but might get a chance in the final fixture at Northampton.
  • India vows to 'go beyond' Paris accord, adding pressure on Trump

    India vows to 'go beyond' Paris accord, adding pressure on Trump

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    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says goodbye to French President Emmanuel Macron after a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe on the last leg of his four-nation visit in Paris . "World needs to unite to defeat the menace of terrorism". "Our nations have been working together for a very long time, bilaterally and multilaterally", he said.
  • Meet Apple's Echo Rival, Homepod

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    Virtual reality has been described as the next big thing for decades. The move had been the focus of rumous in the run-up to the Apple event on Monday. Apple "can't afford to yield valuable real-estate in the heart of people's homes to Amazon, Google and others", said Geoff Blaber, research analyst at CCS Insight.
  • London Bridge Attack: American Hit in Head by Police Bullet, Witness Says

    London Bridge Attack: American Hit in Head by Police Bullet, Witness Says

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    Many of those who joined the event carried flowers and some held Union flags. "Your perverse ideology has nothing to do with the true values of Islam". Asserting that Britain will continue to support military action to destroy ISISin Iraq and Syria, she said, "working with other democratic governments we will agreeways to regulate cyberspace and prevent the spread of extremism and terrorist planning online".
  • May and Corbyn share opposing stances over 'no deal' Brexit scenario

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    Monday's night's airing of " The Battle For Number 10 " falls short of a head-to-head debate between the two top contenders in the June 8 vote but may shed light on their policy differences. It is likely the results are somewhat influenced by Mr Corbyn's enthusiastic supporters - the Labour leader's activists have clearly been encouraged to engage with the survey.