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Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and several other countries severed diplomatic and transport ties with Doha on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-foe Iran - charges Qatar says are baseless. "As Qatar is a neighbour, it should commit to the rules of security and the stability of the Gulf". "We are an independent country with sovereignty and we refuse any custody over Qatar", he said, speaking at the ministry of foreign affairs.
  • Iraqi Forces Advance in Mosul

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    Late on Friday, the security forces intensified rocket and artillery shelling on IS headquarters and their defensive lines in several area at the edges of the heavily-populated city center, according to a statement by Lt. Aid groups have warned that a mass exodus of thousands of residents would likely be chaotic and deadly as the area lacks safe passageways - forcing those who flee to cross front-line clashes.
  • Police raid sees 20th arrest made in London Bridge attack probe

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    The London Bridge terrorists tried to hire a 7.5-tonne lorry online on the morning of their attack, police have revealed. The three Islamists who killed eight people after driving a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then attacking nearby revellers had initially tried to hire a 7.5 tonne truck, the head of the United Kingdom capital's counter-terrorism unit said on Friday.
  • Dollar gains as sterling falls on election shock

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    Now that it chose to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. Now the tone of those Brexit talks, set to start in just 10 days - and even May's own position - are up in the air. Then in April, Cameron's successor, May, called an early election that again stalled talks with Brussels. Hoping to strengthen her majority and bargaining power, however, she reversed course and took a gamble on a new election.
  • Why Trevor Noah Was Disappointed in James Comey's Testimony About Trump

    Why Trevor Noah Was Disappointed in James Comey's Testimony About Trump

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    Trump's defense, from both his lawyer and fellow Republicans, amounted to making him out to be some kind of Greek-letter organization pledge, who was "naive" but also crushing on a dictator like, so hard. "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication.and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" the president tweeted early Friday. Comey's testimony underscored the discord that had soured their relationship.
  • Take Scottish independence vote off table, Ruth Davidson tells Nicola Sturgeon

    Take Scottish independence vote off table, Ruth Davidson tells Nicola Sturgeon

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    But although the SNP lost 21 MPs, including former leader Alex Salmond and Westminster leader Angus Robertson , it still won its second biggest tally, with more seats than all unionist opponents combined. The Scottish First Minister acknowledged the looming prospect of another vote on independence was "undoubtedly" a factor in the party's dismal showing, but also warned against "rushing to overly simplistic judgements".
  • Philadelphia officer fatally shoots armed suspect

    Philadelphia officer fatally shoots armed suspect

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    Police said the officer pulled up next to the bike, exited the patrol auto and tried to question the man. During the frisk, the officer found a handgun in the man's waistband, according to police. According to a statement released by the police department, the officer had been transporting two witnesses in a separate case to the nearby headquarters of the Special Victims Unit when he spotted someone recklessly driving a dirt bike.
  • Latest Us Planned Missile Test Attracts North Korean Government's Eye Suspiciously

    Latest Us Planned Missile Test Attracts North Korean Government's Eye Suspiciously

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    The missile was sacked at a "threat representative" intercontinental ballistic missile launched from a test site in the Marshall Islands, U.S. Navy Capt. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency called it an "incredible accomplishment" and a " critical milestone ". The test was long-planned. According to Syring, Tuesday's test simulated a "very realistic scenario", based on American intelligence projections of North Korea's future progress in missile technology.
  • Qatar blasts 'baseless' Saudi, allies terrorism list

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    Both Britain and the United States were helping with their inquiry, they said. " We ask that there be no further escalation by the parties in the region ", he said. Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani called the moves by Arab neighbours and others clear violations of global law and worldwide humanitarian law.
  • US Soldiers Killed Battling ISIS, Taliban in Afghanistan

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    Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province, said that two other US soldiers are wounded in the attack, which took place in the Achin district. "Sometimes the Taliban also kidnap a family member of the soldier and blackmail him to kill the United States troops to cause maximum number of casualties in such attacks".
  • Police foil new terror plot as they arrest three people planning attack

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    Nobody has been detained at that location. Her family said she had died in her fiancé's arms after being struck by the attackers' speeding van. British security and law enforcement officials are investigating Butt as the potential ringleader of the cell, according to a security official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the ongoing details.