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Donald Trump Jr. vociferously defended his father's Twitter remarks on Tuesday and criticized the way London mayor Sadiq Khan has dealt with the aftermath of the London Bridge attack during a segment on "Good Morning America". In the interview , Mr Khan was, in fact, urging Londoners not to be alarmed when they see more police and armed officers on the streets as a precautionary measure derived from previous terror attacks.
  • Apple Unveils Its Most Powerful Mac Ever, the iMac Pro

    Apple Unveils Its Most Powerful Mac Ever, the iMac Pro

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    Apple announced a attractive new Space Gray color option for its Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad, but there's just one catch: Those accessories won't be sold separately from the new $5,000 iMac Pro. The processor has had a power boost, with Apple replacing the previous A9X chip with the snappier A10X Fusion, which it claims is 30% faster. The 15-inch models upgraded its integrated graphics from an Intel HD Graphics 530 to an Intel HD Graphics 630.
  • Egypt strongly condemns twin terrorist attacks in Iran

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    Around half an hour later, an attacker opened fire at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, injuring several members of the public, Iran's English-language Press TV said . Iran is one of the countries fighting IS in Iraq and Syria . Iran is a key backer of Assad amid his country's six year long civil war. Meanwhile, President Trump's statement on the attack has prompted criticism in Iran.
  • CAA facilitating Pakistanis stranded at Doha airport

    CAA facilitating Pakistanis stranded at Doha airport

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    For some travel portals like Cleartrip , calls from customers (mostly booked on Qatar Airways) seeking refunds or alternative flight options has increased by almost 55 percent since June 5. and Canada. "Because of low oil prices, Doha was also emerging as a promising hub for the Indian labour force after Dubai", Sethi said. "The developments have especially hit the labour traffic in Kerala", he said.
  • EFF criticises Zille suspension

    EFF criticises Zille suspension

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    He believes Zille has a special duty to protect the party's interest and mission, but that her statements are at odds with this. In the 2016 local government elections under Maimane's leadership the DA clinched several additional councils and, in co-operation with other political parties, governs in South Africa's economic powerhouse of Johannesburg , the administrative capital Pretoria and in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in the heart of the Eastern Cape's economy.
  • UAE says to jail Qatar sympathizers for up to 15 years

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    Meanwhile, Turkey's parliament approved sending troops to an existing Turkish base in Qatar as a sign of support. Foreigners residing in Qatar and in possession of a Qatari residence visa would also not be eligible for visa on arrival in the UAE, Etihad spokesman said in an email.
  • North Korea launches short range missile

    North Korea launches short range missile

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    The South Korean military said it flew for about 280 miles before landing in the Sea of Japan. " North Korea has shown great disrespect for their neighbour, China, by shooting off yet another ballistic missile", the President tweeted . It tracked the missile for approximately six minutes until it landed in the Sea of Japan. Russia condemned the launch and also called for restraint, "including towards military activity", from the partners it was working with, the deputy Russian foreign ...
  • Gulf crisis: Indians in Qatar advised to remain alert

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    In a sign of economic damage from the dispute, Standard & Poor's downgraded Qatar's debt on Wednesday as the country's riyal currency fell to an 11-year low amid signs that portfolio investment funds were flowing out because of the rift. The UAE threatened anyone publishing expressions of sympathy towards Doha with up to 15 years in prison and barring entry to Qataris. Qatar long has denied funding extremists, although Western officials have accused it of allowing or even encouraging funding ...
  • Tom Cruise was terrified of original 'Mummy'

    Tom Cruise was terrified of original 'Mummy'

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    He was sure he wanted the role when the offer came up because he had vivid childhood memories of watching the original, and being so scared of Karloff's performance that he had to sleep in the same room as his sisters Lee Anne, Marian and Cass.
  • U.S. military test fires first-ever ICBM-type missile

    U.S. military test fires first-ever ICBM-type missile

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    The Director of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, Jim Syring, said on Wednesday that the ICBM interception shows America's ability to outpace the threat of incoming missiles through 2020. The Pentagon is still incorporating engineering upgrades to a missile interceptor that has yet to be fully tested in realistic conditions. Riki Ellison, founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance, described the test as "vital" prior to launch.
  • Comey says he was sacked because of Russian Federation investigation

    Comey says he was sacked because of Russian Federation investigation

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    Trump's critics say Comey's testimony shows the president tried to interfere with the Russian Federation investigation and compromise the independence of the FBI . Six years later, Comey led an investigation into Bill Clinton's controversial pardon of financier Marc Rich before deciding not to pursue the case. It was a tale of revenge that could come back to haunt the president.
  • Qatar releases report on alleged hack that sparked Gulf boycott

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    Saudi Arabia's top diplomat said Wednesday that Qatar is a "brother state" and that punitive steps against the emirate were a well-intentioned effort to stop its support for Islamic extremism. Kuwait's emir has been seeking to mediate, meeting Saudi's king on Tuesday. Trump's visit , CBS News' Margaret Brennan reported. He cited comments by world leaders including U.S.