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Arab nations cut ties with Qatar, saying it backs terror

Qatar is home to the forward headquarters of the USA military's Central Command. Gulf analyst David Roberts , an assistant professor at King's College London and the author of Qatar: Securing the Global Ambitions of a City-State, says whether or not the alleged comments that led to the current rift are true, "These comments attributed to Emir Tamim effectively voiced all the policies and iss... [Full Article...]

Saudi shuts Al Jazeera channel in Qatar row - state media

President Donald Trump's visit last month to Riyadh . It also follows weeks of rising tensions between Doha and its neighbours, including Qatari accusations of a concerted media campaign against the kingdom and the alleged hacking of its official news agency. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande critic Piers Morgan apologizes to singer

The One Love Manchester benefit concert organized by the "Into You" singer was a lot of things: a star-studded, feel-good show; an emotional and at-times heart-wrenching tribute to the victims and survivors of recent United Kingdom terror attacks; and a show of solidarity, strength and love in the face of hate and divisiveness. [Full Article...]

EU, China believes Trump climate decision 'a big mistake — EU chief

Without U.S. leadership, achieving the voluntary targets agreed to by the 195 countries that signed the accord will be far more hard. "Americans are not walking away from the Paris Climate Agreement", Michael Bloomberg said. New York's Bill de Blasio, mayor of America's most populous city, told WNYC radio that he wanted to "surpass" his commitment to reduce emissions 80 percent by 2050. [Full Article...]

Jewish groups praise Trump call for Muslim nations to confront Islamist extremism

Jewish groups praise Trump call for Muslim nations to confront Islamist extremism U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking to reporters onboard Air Force One, said the U.S. could provide clarifications to Israel about the disclosure but said, "I don't know that there's anything to apologize for". The White House has sought to draw a clear distinction during the visit with Trump´s predecessor Barack Obama, who Saudi Arabia and its Sunni Arab allies saw as lecturing an... [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy: Pakistan win toss, ask India to bat

Champions Trophy: Pakistan win toss, ask India to bat Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan , like they did so often four years ago, showed their potency as an opening partnership, and while one of them struggled a little to 91 runs - unusual as it might sound when someone scores 91 - for India it was all about building that solid base, so that they could go slam-bang-thank-you-ma'am in the second half of the innings. [Full Article...]

Grande returning to stage Sunday for Manchester benefit show

After the terror in London on Saturday night, Scooter released a statement saying, 'Today's One Love Manchester benefit concert will not only continue but will do so with greater goal. Around 14,000 attendees from Grande's Manchester Arena concert were at Old Trafford cricket ground for the event. "Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this", singer Gary Barlow said. [Full Article...]

Indians pound Royals 8-0 to avoid 3-game series sweep

Whit Merrifield delivered the big blow in the fifth with a two-run double to extend his hit streak to a ML-best 18 games. "A lot of fly balls today but overall a much better job". Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, who was killed in a auto crash in the Dominican Republic this year, would have been 26 on Saturday. "I'm generally the first one here". [Full Article...]

Rock festival to resume after German police fail to find terror threat

Festival organisers have since updated patrons once again saying that they hope to continue the festival tomorrow and will hold a press conference at 11am Saturday, German time, to provide further updates. "We will inform you as soon as we have confirmed information about the possible continuation of the festival", they wrote. "The festival site had to be evacuated this evening, right before we ... [Full Article...]

Spicer Insists Trump Has 'Unbelievable' Relationship With Merkel After Trip

Notably, he has pushed back on long-standing US demands for Germany to spend 2 percent of its gross domestic product on defense - something Trump pushed during last week's meeting of the leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. [Full Article...]

Tickets to Ariana Grande's Manchester Benefit Concert Sell Out in Minutes

Tickets cost $52, but concertgoers who were at the "Break Free" singer's original show are being offered complimentary tickets. A spokesperson said in a statement: "We have set aside tickets for the 14,200 people who were at the Ariana Grande concert to attend One Love Manchester for free". [Full Article...]

Carrie Fisher's Advice To Daisy Ridley Is So, So Important

Carrie Fisher's Advice To Daisy Ridley Is So, So Important And, the photoshoot, done by world renown photographer Annie Leibovitz , is stunning. "The minute she finished, she grabbed me and said , 'I'd better be at the forefront of IX!' because (co-star) Harrison (Ford ) was front and centre on ( episode) VII , and Mark (Hamill ) is front and centre on VIII ". [Full Article...]

WWE Extreme Rules 2017 Results

WWE Extreme Rules 2017 Results Brendan Morrow is a Heavy contributor who covers news, politics, professional wrestling, and more. Joe said he's more than prepared to take himself to the very deep, dark and violent place to get the job done - he's just very happy he has the opportunity to do so. [Full Article...]

Grande, Katy, Liam Gallagher sing for Manchester

The singer performed a number of songs to her audience of 50,000 people including a surprise collaboration with The Parrs Wood School Choir who were performing her song " My Everything ". He then shared a message from a 15-year-old named Adam, who Braun had met when visiting victims of the attack in the hospital alongside Grande a few days prior. [Full Article...]

Liam Gallagher appears at One Love concert

Liam Gallagher says the Manchester terror attack inspired him to reach out to his estranged brother Noel . I mean, listen, I mean I prefer to be in Oasis . In an Observer Q&A with fans, Liam said he "can't see it happening" when asked about the group reuniting. "No, it ain't. Everyone knows I love our kid. [Full Article...]

Robbie welcomed to One Love Manchester stage by Take That

Dedicating his song Angels to victims of the attack, one fan captured an emotional Robbie on video and unable to continue singing, leaving the audience to finish reciting the words. Joining them are artists like Coldplay , Miley Cyrus , Justin Bieber , Katy Perry , Pharrell Williams , Usher , Niall Horan, and The Black Eyed Peas. [Full Article...]

MIT says Donald Trump totally misunderstood its climate science

It was a burning question the day after Trump announced that he had made a decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord . The White House reaction comes a day after Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and said the U.S. [Full Article...]

More than money, it's the applause that I crave for: Kamal Haasan

More than money, it's the applause that I crave for: Kamal Haasan At the conference, the actor was asked why he chose Bigg Boss over Satyameva Jayate as the Aamir Khan-hosted show is more focused on social issues faced by the country today. I think the technology has made it more prominent. Speaking on the occasion of the trailer launch of the Tamil version of reality TV show " Bigg Boss ", Kamal said: "We need to organise a separate press meet to talk abo... [Full Article...]

British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears

Contrast that with Corbyn, who has miraculously turned into a likable figure with his constant presence on the stump, his group hugs, and his selfies with dogs. It comes after Mr Corbyn came under tough interrogation over his attitude to nuclear weapons during Friday's BBC Question Time leaders special. [Full Article...]

Grande returns to Manchester to honor victims with benefit

However, in the days after the attack, she and her. "I wanna take this moment to honor the people that were lost, that were taken", he said. Revellers dressed for the occasion, with many wearing tops featuring a bee - a symbol for Manchester - and slogans expressing their love for the city. [Full Article...]


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