• Iran rejects US statement on attacks in Tehran

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    According to Iran's Intelligence Ministry, the third attack was foiled . Sunni extremists, including ISIS , despise Shia-majority Iran. He said the men spoke Arabic in the video released by Daesh from inside the building, but that their nationality was not yet known.
  • UAE seeking 'change of policy, not regime' in Qatar: minister

    UAE seeking 'change of policy, not regime' in Qatar: minister

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    OpsGroup, an industry flight operations service, said it had advised airlines of a series of restrictions on Qatari nationals, including a ban on transit through the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. "These statements are a shock to our Palestinian people and to our Arab and Islamic nation, which considers the Palestinian cause its central cause", the statement said.
  • Brazil's president faces key court session in campaign case

    Brazil's president faces key court session in campaign case

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    The questions have to do with his connections to a new corruption investigation filed against him following the leak of a recording in which he can be heard negotiating a bribe. If Temer should be forced from the presidency by the court, or made a decision to resign, Chamber of Deputies Speaker Rodrigo Maia would take over for 30 days while Congress voted in a new leader.
  • N. Korea fires 1 projectile off east coast, says S. Korea military

    N. Korea fires 1 projectile off east coast, says S. Korea military

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    South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the launch came from the North Korean eastern coastal town of Wonsan, and that the projectiles likely flew around about 125 miles. North Korea fires a newly developed Hwasong-12 missile that it says can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. During the first week of June, two USA aircraft carrier strike groups, the USS Carl Vinson and the USS Ronald Reagan , conducted military exercises in worldwide waters between the Korean ...
  • Moscow says 'zero' proof Russian hackers involved in Qatar crisis

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    He added: "Qatar is undermining regional security and our attempts at countering the extremist and terrorist narrative". Doha has a history of supporting various radical Islamist groups and movements across the Middle East. At the State Department, an official said in an email that "the tweets are not incompatible". In recent months, suspected Russian cyberactivities, including the use of fake news stories, have turned up amid elections in France , Germany and other countries.
  • Indian farmers step up strike after six die in firing

    Indian farmers step up strike after six die in firing

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    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was detained and taken into preventive custody by police ahead of his visit to violence-hit Mandsaur region in Madhya Pradesh. Farmers have been indulging in large-scale violence in the three districts to press their demands. More than 1,600 farmers killed themselves in the state in 2016.
  • President promises to revamp infrastructure

    President promises to revamp infrastructure

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    The infrastructure push comes as the White House seeks to refocus attention on core promises to boost jobs and the economy that Trump made a year ago during his presidential campaign. "American lives and livelihoods depend on our action together". Schumer struck a far different tone in the days immediately after Trump's election, when he told the Associated Press that infrastructure investment was an area where Trump appeared more aligned with Democrats than with Republicans.
  • Polls open in UK election after campaign marred by attacks

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    LONDON (AP) - Britain votes for a new Parliament and government Thursday after a campaign of three phases: the sleepy election, the surprising election and the security election. May was criticized for a lackluster campaign and a plan to force elderly people to pay more for their care, a proposal opponents dubbed the "dementia tax".
  • Alleged Leaker's Parents Fear Trump Will Be Tough On Case

    Alleged Leaker's Parents Fear Trump Will Be Tough On Case

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    Winner's mother and stepfather drove more than 1,100 miles from her native Texas to Georgia to lend their support. The company makes software for on-site voter registration at polling stations and backend systems for voting management, according to its website, which says it has customers in California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, New York, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
  • Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

    Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

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    While the charges do not name the publication, a United States official with knowledge of the case said victor was charged with leaking the NSA report to The Intercept . On or about May 9, 2017, victor allegedly printed and improperly removed the classified intelligence report, according to Garrick's affidavit , which noted that the material had been dated on May 5.
  • Qatar says state news agency first hacked in April

    Qatar says state news agency first hacked in April

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    Qatar has strongly denied supporting terrorism and has condemned the move, largely spearheaded by Saudi Arabia, to isolate it. Turkey and Qatar have developed close ties over the years and reached an agreement in 2014 for the construction of a Turkish base there.