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Middle East Unknown gunmen attack Iranian Parliament, Khomeini's Shrine

Middle East Unknown gunmen attack Iranian Parliament, Khomeini's Shrine The unusual attacks prompted the interior ministry to call for an urgent security meeting, according to the state-run IRNA news agency. It quoted politician Elias Hazrati as saying the attackers were armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles. Iran has also come under attack in the past by Arab insurgents. Iranian media earlier reported a shooting inside the parliament building that wounded a securit... [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers

Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings told a press conference it was a "work-related incident" rather than a terror attack. But no charges were filed after both men were interviewed, and that co-worker was not among Monday's victims, the sheriff said. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande returns to Manchester for benefit show

Ariana Grande returns to Manchester for benefit show Ariana Grande closed her benefit concert, One Love Manchester, with an emotional version of Somewhere Over The Rainbow. The "Slow Hands" hitmaker was one of the artists who took to the stage at the charity gig and has thanked his friend - who put together the show in honour of those who were killed or injured in a terrorist attack at her concert in the city two weeks ago - for asking him to be i... [Full Article...]

New iPhone feature can block texts while driving

New iPhone feature can block texts while driving In 2015, Amazon went so far as to pull listings for the Apple TV from its online store. Now it seems that the two companies have buried their hatchets for the benefit of the consumers. The screen itself is also pretty impressive, spanning 27 inches and 14.7 million pixels, with support for more than a billion colors. It's worth noting that those developers who want to take a look will be able ... [Full Article...]

Iran TV: 'Terrorists' attack Khomeini shrine

Iran TV: 'Terrorists' attack Khomeini shrine This is published unedited from the IANS feed . Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that attacks by IS in Europe and elsewhere showed that Western policies in the Middle East have backfired. The Intelligence Ministry called on people to be vigilant and report any suspicious movement. Iranian state TV says one of the attackers taking part in an assault on parliament ha... [Full Article...]

Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature

Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature To help ease the strain, Apple with iOS 11 has introduced a new setting which provides users with more granular storage management controls. So beyond turning off your cellphone or leaving it at home, Apple has a new solution aimed at keeping drivers' eyes off the screen and on the road. [Full Article...]

Trump sides with Saudis, other Arab nations against Qatar

Trump sides with Saudis, other Arab nations against Qatar Saudi Arabia and Bahrain on Tuesday revoked the licences of Qatar Airways and ordered its offices to close within 48 hours, state media reported, as a diplomatic crisis deepened. Kuwait's emir, who has spent decades as a diplomat and mediator in regional disputes, hosted Sheikh Tamim last week as the crisis began brewing. He didn't take sides. [Full Article...]

Why Trump Isn't Moving The US Embassy In Israel

US President Donald Trump has signed a waiver in order to prevent the moving of the US Embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, thus reneging on a promise he made numerous times on the campaign trail. Palestinian leadership praised the move, saying in a statement that the decision "gives peace a chance". Since 1999, the deadline of the original act, every United States president has sin... [Full Article...]

Uber dismisses over 20 employees after law firm's probe

Uber dismisses over 20 employees after law firm's probe The housecleaning at Uber Technologies is just getting underway. Uber told staff about the actions it was taking in an all-hands meeting on Tuesday following a report by law firm Perkins Coie , which it hired to probe harassment and other employee claims. [Full Article...]

Outrage as Trump targets London mayor over attacks

Hannah Stuart, author of Islamist Terrorism, a definitive analysis of United Kingdom attacks and offences, said: "Al-Muhajiroun is obviously very well known to both the police and to MI5". Dick said Monday the attack was "ghastly", but that Londoners are pulling together and refusing to be cowed by extremists. They said people were fleeing the area in panic. [Full Article...]

United States shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocket

United States shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocket Though it succeeded in the last test in 2014, it failed during the three prior attempts against slower-moving, non-ICBM missiles. Syring said the test is estimated to have cost $ 244 million . The target vehicle, created to resemble an ICBM, took off from the Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. "The intercept of a complex, threat-representative ICBM target is an inc... [Full Article...]

Top House Intel panel Democrat rebukes chairman over subpoenas

The House Intelligence Committee is running one of the three investigations into alleged Russian interference in the election, and possible ties between Trump associates and Russia . "Unmasking" is revealing the identity of individuals or organizations whose conversations or other data are caught up in the massive monitoring of overseas calls and other communications by USA intelligence agencies. [Full Article...]

Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar

The state-run KUNA news agency said Prince Khaled al-Faisal, an adviser to Saudi King Salman and the governor of Mecca, delivered a verbal message to Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah dealing with "bilateral relations. Further, Qatar's willingness to welcome organizations such as Hamas, which Washington brands a terrorist group, and the Taliban, which has fought USA forces in Afghanistan for more tha... [Full Article...]

Here's The Bold Way France Responded To Trump's Climate Deal Exit

Here's The Bold Way France Responded To Trump's Climate Deal Exit Almost 200 countries have ratified the Paris agreement. As "Earth's second-largest polluter", according to the Times , the USA and the world can't really afford climate change deniers right now. Bloomberg's sentiment is echoed by The United States Conference of Mayors, who have vowed to continue their fight at the local level despite the shenanigans in Washington. [Full Article...]

Sea lion drags girl sitting on dock into water

Sea lion drags girl sitting on dock into water The dramatic scene prompted a family member to jump into the water to rescue her. Port officials in Western Canada are cautioning about the dangers of feeding wildlife after a young girl was dragged into the water by a sea lion over the weekend. [Full Article...]

Europa League final: What Ibrahimovic told ball boys

Europa League final: What Ibrahimovic told ball boys For all his spin, his at-times questionable man-management and the cautious approach of his team, Mourinho is proving to be the coach to whom United really should have turned after the retirement of Alex Ferguson in 2013. Ibrahimovic will be out of contract in a few weeks. "Of course, Champions League is bigger than Europa League , but that is the last trophy and that is when the feelings... [Full Article...]

Scrap Trump's state visit, urges London mayor Sadiq Khan

Scrap Trump's state visit, urges London mayor Sadiq Khan Trump commented on the vehicle and knife attack that killed at least seven people in London at the conclusion of a Sunday night fundraiser for Ford's Theater, scene of one of the most famous acts of bloodshed in American history: the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. [Full Article...]

Canadian killed in London terror attack: Trudeau

Corbyn called for May to resign because of her role in cutting police staffing during her tenure as home secretary. A man who left the scene of Saturday night's terror attack on London Bridge and Borough Market has been praised online with tongue-in-cheek British humor. [Full Article...]

Acting US Ambassador To China Resigns Over Ditching Of Climate Accord

Acting US Ambassador To China Resigns Over Ditching Of Climate Accord Last week, President Trump made the USA stand out (as promised!) big time - as 1 of 3 out of 198 nations - that won't participate in the Paris accords. The official spoke on condition of anonymity. Arnold Chacon had served as the director general of the foreign service and director of human resources. [Full Article...]

Another Attack Hits Britain Days Before Election

There is no reason to be alarmed by this. Khan's spokesperson said he was too busy to respond to Trump's "ill-informed" tweet . Seven people were killed and 48 others injured in the attack on Saturday. The country's official terror threat level had been set at "critical" in the parlous days after the Manchester concert bombing on May 22 that killed 22 people - reflecting a judgment that a... [Full Article...]


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