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Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

The President said it was hard to think of a policy "that makes less sense than the prior administration's awful and misguided deal" with the "brutal" Castro government. "We will very strongly restrict American dollars flowing to the military, security and intelligence services that are the core of the Castro regime".

London tower block fire death toll climbs to 30

Images have emerged purporting to show the charred insides of a tower block ravaged by a devastating fire . "People were telling them to stay in the building but they had hope because they listened". The fire affected all floors of the 24 storey building, from the second floor up, and at its height 40 fire engines and more than 200 firefighters were at the scene .

South Korean coach Uli Stielike fired after loss to Qatar

The Korea Football Association (KFA) said it chose to part ways with Stielike following a technical committee meeting at the National Football Center in Paju here. It was Lee who hired Stielike after the 2014 FIFA World Cup. "Stielike said that he respects any decision reached by the technical committee". The KFA have not decided yet who will take over as coach for the final two qualifiers.

DC police to charge 12 Turkish security agents

Just last week the House of Representatives passed a bill condemning the violence and asking for punishment. "It was an affront to our values". "Here in DC we are committed to protecting and safeguarding [free assembly]". Men in dark suits and others were recorded repeatedly kicking one woman as she lay curled on a sidewalk. Clarke said he was less concerned with him being a possible flight risk and more concerned about the nature of the crime.

Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border

At Qatar's Hamad port yesterday, workers were busy unloading containers of food and building materials, while another ship carrying livestock, including chicken and sheep from Australia had docked at the port. Akbar Al Baker, the outspoken CEO of Qatar Airways, expressed his disappointment in the leadership of the US, saying that President Donald Trump is standing against Qatar.

Trump causing a global leadership vacuum — Former UN chief

The Trump National Doral Golf Club in Miami is also threatened, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the South Florida Regional Climate Change Compact, the Hill reported . "The European Union will not renegotiate the Paris Agreement", Mr Juncker said. Among the signatories were former Chilean President and former United Nations envoy for climate change Ricardo Lagos, Nobel Peace victor and former East Timor leader Jose Manuel Ramos-Horta and former New ...

Over $200k in NZ aid goes to North Korea

Haass, who served as a foreign policy adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump during last year's campaign, said that there are three policy options on the North - acceptance, military intervention and creative diplomacy - but the first two are either flawed or too risky.

Toodle-O: Record Number of Brits Seek German Passports as Brexit Looms

Germany's federal statistics office said this was a 361% increase on the number granted citizenship in 2015 and the highest annual figure ever. The rise is likely to be far greater this year as it takes several months to obtain a German passport .

New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP

A senior Conservative lawmaker was in Belfast on Saturday for talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), whose 10 seats in the new parliament could give May just enough support to pass legislation.A source close to the DUP said the party was seeking more funding for the province and concessions for former British soldiers in exchange for supporting May.But the wooing of the DUP risks upsetting the political balance in Northern Ireland by aligning London more closely ...

Iran arrests 41 ISIS takfiri terrorists — Intelligence Ministry

At the end of the video, he sent a message to the Saudi government. "The US government has always been pushing for Iran to reconsider its support for anti-Israel resistance movements, including Lebanon's Hezbollah and Palestine's Hamas".

US soldiers killed by Afghan army soldier in insider attack

Khogyani said that the Afghan soldier had been killed during the attack. A spokesman for US forces in Afghanistan earlier told CBS News they were "aware of an incident" involving USA troops in the eastern part of the country. "Our hopes and prayers are with their families". An Afghan official said the deaths and injury stem from an attack by an Afghan soldier, who also died.

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

The killers' ringleader Butt tried to hire a much bigger 7.5-ton lorry, but his card was declined. The bloodthirsty terrorist gang that killed eight people and injured almost 59 more near London Bridge slashed their victims with bright pink ceramic kitchen knives .

Trump's fight with London mayor perplexes his critics

When the British press ridiculed Trump's out-of-context quote, the president returned to Twitter to accuse the media of buying the mayor's "pathetic excuse". Although Khan responded to past attacks from the president, he denied doing so this week, with his office saying that the mayor "has more important things than responding to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet".

Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

We have the Pittsburgh Penguins vs Nashville Predators . With Rinne's no-look left pad stop on Jake Guentzel early in the second period of a tie game on Monday night? "That means a lot to us, to play our best at home , in front of our fans".

India set to partner rivals Pakistan and China in SCO

Zarif arrived in the Astana on Thursday to participate in the two-day SCO summit and the opening ceremony of Astana Expo 2017. Referring to terrorism , Modi said that it is a major threat to humanity and we will have to make coordinated efforts to counter its menace.

Trump Commits to NATO Mutual Defense After Hesitating

US allies were disturbed last month when Trump did not personally affirm his commitment to Article 5 during a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels. He also pointed out that Romania, which stands of NATO's Eastern flank, heavily relies on the United States for defense. He later reversed his opinion in office, wrongly claiming the alliance was now willing to fight terrorism because of Trump's demands it do so (NATO has actually been officially committed to battling ...

New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers

The three terrorists were dead - eight minutes after they drove their van into London Bridge and started stabbing anyone they could find. " Since then, every time he came back to Italy someone would wait for him at the airport and someone would come home here to talk to him, it was an intense job the one done by Italian police ", she said.

Maricopa County election officials respond to Russian voting vendor hacking

The intelligence report revealed by The Intercept showed a cyberattack that targeted more than 100 local election officials and software vendors, raising the prospect of an attempt to manipulate votes. The "bait" used in the spear-phishing campaign involved software for managing voter registration rolls. We regularly participate in cyber alliances with state officials and members of the law enforcement community in an effort to address these types of threats.

Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law

Aside from Lagman, the other petitioners are Akbayan Rep. Tomasito Villarin, Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano, Capiz Rep. Emmanuel Billones, Ifugao Rep. Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr. Considering the network and alliance-building activities among terrorist groups, local criminals, and lawless armed men, the siege of Marawi City is a vital cog in attaining their long-standing goal: "absolute control over the entirety of Mindanao", the report read.

Bernie Sanders 'impressed' by United Kingdom candidate Jeremy Corbyn

Mrs May was confronted by voters on issues of trust and cuts to welfare under the Conservatives , while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was pressed over his refusal to say if he would use the UK's nuclear weapons, even in retaliation to an attack.