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In a surprise move against a key USA ally, Trump suggested Qatar - home to the largest American airbase in the Middle East - was funding extremism as he tacitly backed the diplomatic blockade of the emirate. But it has become clear that Saudi Arabia now feels emboldened to ramp up its offensive against Iran. But the true explanation likely lies in Qatar's closeness to Iran.
  • Trump backs Saudi over Qatar row, then urges 'unity'

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    Qatar's foreign minister says the country is managing the situation with "patience and wisdom" but the dispute is being called "the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since the 1991 USA -led war with Iraq". "If it happened during peak season, such rearrangements would be more hard", Wong said on Tuesday. Who can benefit from these recent developments can be gauged by Israel's response, whose defence minister said the move opens many doors to cooperation in fighting terrorism.
  • China slams Pentagon report on overseas military bases

    China slams Pentagon report on overseas military bases

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    It added that China spent $180 billion on the People's Liberation Army during the previous year surpassing the defence budget figure of $140.4 billion. As in past years, the Pentagon renewed its concerns about cyber spying, saying United States government-owned computers were again targeted by China-based intrusions through 2016.
  • Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester Raised Over $12 Million for Victims' Families

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    Ariana Grande's Boyfriend Mac Miller Makes a Guest Appearance at Her Manchester Benefit Concert! Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester concert on Sunday was watched by more than ten million people on BBC One. During the show, she revealed that she had changed the set list after meeting one of the terror attack victims' mothers. "I am here for all of you", she said .
  • Why US companies will ignore Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement

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    The agreement reached in late 2015 is meant to coordinate worldwide efforts to reduce carbon emissions and prevent the world's temperature from increasing by 2 degrees Celsius. In addition, it has led the way in promoting solar energy and electric cars and has the largest fleet of zero-emissions vehicles in the country. Trump's decision was criticized at home and overseas as handing leadership over to the rival Chinese economy and to Europe, which has clear climate benchmarks outside the ...
  • Bernie Sanders 'impressed' by United Kingdom candidate Jeremy Corbyn

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    And towards the end, it seemed she didn't know that £4m of the foreign aid budget in 2015 went to North Korea.Betting on this year's General Election as a whole has been a lot more popular compared to what we saw in 2015 and Oddschecker have witnessed almost twice as more people coming to the site this time round compared to a couple of years ago.
  • London attacker had lived in Dublin

    London attacker had lived in Dublin

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    He was born in the Moroccan city of Fez in 1995. Another of the attackers, Khuram Butt, was known to police as an associate of banned anti-LGBT extremist group al-Muhajiroun. They include a teenager who went to the same gym as Butt who said he was approached to join Islamic State, and a woman who told police she feared he was trying to radicalise children, The Times said.
  • Police name two London attackers as Khuram Butt and Rachid Redouane

    Police name two London attackers as Khuram Butt and Rachid Redouane

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    The attackers' identities are known but have not been disclosed, with British media refraining from publishing names at the request of police . Redouane was 30 and "claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan". Canadian Chrissy Archibald was the first victim to be named. "We grieve the loss of our attractive, loving daughter and sister who was 30 years old".
  • London terror attack puts U.K. prime minister in political firestorm

    London terror attack puts U.K. prime minister in political firestorm

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    Redouane, 30, "claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan". Eleven people, including seven women, are already in custody in connection with the attack at London Bridge and Borough Market. "The problem occurs when we know someone is moving in extremist circles but we don't have evidence to indicate that they are plotting an attack", said the British government official who spoke on condition of anonymity.
  • Putin plays down ties with President Trump's ex-adviser Flynn

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin's comments in a recent sit-down with NBC News' Megyn Kelly suited his own strategy, a former USA ambassador to Russia told CNBC on Monday. If that sounds a bit like Mr Putin is travelling up "Imagination Lane", he offered up another conspiratorial spectacular last week, when he was asked whether Russian Federation was responsible for a chemical weapons attack in northern Syria back in April.
  • Good Samaritan puts herself between crashing vehicle and building to save child

    Good Samaritan puts herself between crashing vehicle and building to save child

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    An out of control vehicle pinned two people against a stone wall in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and police say a woman who saw what was happening likely saved a child's life by throwing herself in front of the little boy. "She is a great person, and she is an asset to this community". If not for Jordan's bravery, the child likely would not have survived. According to the report, doctors initially thought they would be forced to amputate both of the child's legs, but surgeons managed to save ...
  • Indian-American hotelier partners with Trump Hotels to launch

    Indian-American hotelier partners with Trump Hotels to launch

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    The American Idea chain was unveiled Monday night in NY at a Trump Tower party hosted by the president's two adult sons, Eric and Don Jr., and featuring a video showing the Washington Mall. The Trump organization's business partner in this MS business venture is an Indian-American family that owns Chawla Hotels. Trump's sons Donald Jr.