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Three gunmen storm Iran Parliament, hostage situation; Khomeini shrine attacked

One member of parliament told state broadcaster IRIB that there were four gunmen inside the parliamentary complex in central Tehran , armed with rifles and a pistol. Tasmin news agency said there were unconfirmed reports that the attackers had taken four hostages inside the parliament building. The last major attack in Iran was in 2010 when a Sunni extremist group carried out a suicide attack... [Full Article...]

US Jewish leaders 'disappointed' by Trump's embassy waiver

President Trump acted correctly by resisting the temptation to make good on his past populist statements . According to the Associated Press , the Palestinian Authority's ambassador to Washington , Hussam Zomlot, said that holding off on the move "gives peace a chance", while a spokesman for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said that it underscores American dedication to promotin... [Full Article...]

Family identifies Canadian killed in London attacks

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan . Streets around London Bridge and Borough Market, fashionable districts packed with bars and restaurants, would have been busy with people on a Saturday night out. [Full Article...]

Trump 'very forceful' with Abbas, Netanyahu on restarting peace talks

Trump 'very forceful' with Abbas, Netanyahu on restarting peace talks Mr Abbas reiterated his call for a two-state solution to the conflict, including a Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital, insisting that "our problem is not with the Jewish religion, it's with the occupation and settlements, and with Israel not recognising the state of Palestine". [Full Article...]

Etihad airline suspends flights to Qatar

Etihad airline suspends flights to Qatar Unfortunately for the Doha , Qatar-based airlines, Saudi Arabia along with the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai happen to be some of its biggest markets. Trade sources pointed to the likelihood of shortages growing in Qatar until the crisis eased. Qatar has positioned itself as an intermediary between Iran and other Gulf nations. [Full Article...]

Texas shootout caught on camera

Texas shootout caught on camera They're identified as 33-year old Gabriel Bernal and 54-year old Fidel Garcia of Corpus Christi. He also says the pair did not alert local law enforcement before honing in on Raymond Hutchinson. The fugitive, Minnesota resident Ramon Hutchinson, had an outstanding warrant for failing to appeal in court on a drug charge and had been wanted on other felony charges for assaulting a police officer, th... [Full Article...]

London mayor says Trump will not 'divide our communities'

Both men lived in the same area of east London . May hit back by criticising Corbyn, a pacifist who has opposed some security legislation in parliament and expressed reservations in the past about police responding to armed attackers with "shoot-to-kill" tactics. [Full Article...]

US Missile Test A Success!: What it Means for Keeping America Safe

US Missile Test A Success!: What it Means for Keeping America Safe The MDA launched a target missile launched from Reagan Test Site Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific and an interceptor Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Davis added that the test wasn't conducted in response to recent events involving North Korea. Syring said in a briefing that the main difference between the test and a North Korean missile launch was the location of... [Full Article...]

House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney

Nunes had issued three subpoenas in relation to whether intelligence authorities improperly revealed Trump officials in surveillance reports . But as part of the effort to investigate the president's claims, Nunes had gone to the White House to view intelligence documents that he said appeared to unmask Americans, including the president and possibly members of his administration and campai... [Full Article...]

Mayors come out against Trump's Paris catastrophe

Mayors come out against Trump's Paris catastrophe Several states and cities all over the USA have already voiced opposition to the Trump administration. "The Paris Climate Accord is simply the latest example of Washington entering into an agreement that disadvantages the United States, to the exclusive benefit of other countries, leaving American workers, who I love, and taxpayers to absorb the cost in terms of lost jobs, lowered wages, shuttered... [Full Article...]

Video Sea Lion Violently Hauls Little Girl Off British Columbia Wharf

Video Sea Lion Violently Hauls Little Girl Off British Columbia Wharf Throughout most of the video, the sea lion can be seen raising above the water line, perhaps surveying the girl and other bystanders. He quickly grabs the girl and helps her back to safety - to the relief of by-standers. "Originally, it looked like it was just going to be peaceful footage of a sea lion swimming in circles, putting on a show for the tourists at the wharf". [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again On Monday, a spokesman for Khan responded to the latest statement from Trump, saying, "Nothing has changed since yesterday". The war of words was the latest episode in a long simmering conflict between Trump and Khan, a Muslim who was elected as London's mayor in May 2016. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho on Antoine Griezmann, Man Utd and Monaco GP

Jose Mourinho on Antoine Griezmann, Man Utd and Monaco GP However the winger is confident that he and the side can take the lessons they've learned this campaign and use them to ensure a push for the Premier League next season. "We are all proud of them, it was a great achievement", Ferguson told Sky Sports News . I don't care about football for now. Jesse Lingard is contracted to Manchester United until 2021. [Full Article...]

Leonardo DiCaprio upset over Trump's withdrawal from Paris agreement

Following the announcement by the President Trump that the United States would withdraw from fulfilling its worldwide obligations under the Paris Climate Agreement , the global trade union movement has expressed its concerns for the impacts delayed climate action in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Top US diplomat in China quits over Trump climate policy

While the official stopped short of citing Trump's decision to withdraw from the global climate accord as the reason for Rank's departure, other sources told CNN that was the cause of his abrupt resignation. Rank becomes the second United States diplomat serving at one of the largest embassies in the world to publicly split with Trump in recent days. "He has retired from the foreign service", ... [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande gets emotional as she closes One Love Manchester concert

The concert also remembered the victims of Saturday night's attack on London Bridge and Borough Market which took the lives of seven people and injured even more . In addition to organizing the event, Grande re-released her 2015 single "One Last Time ", and all the proceeds will go to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund. [Full Article...]

4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

Qatar , which is due to host the football World Cup in 2022, said the decision would "not affect the normal lives of citizens and residents". Comments purportedly by Qatari Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, criticising Saudi Arabia had appeared on Qatari state media. [Full Article...]

Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case

Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case George Conway , a lawyer who was until recently in the running to become Mr. Trump's pick to head the Civil Division for the Justice Department, then re-tweeted the president admonishingly. In a tweet Monday morning , which George Conway commented on, Trump wrote: "The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted... [Full Article...]

Trump doubles down on criticizing London mayor after deadly attacks

Trump doubles down on criticizing London mayor after deadly attacks The official statement available on the website of the London mayor did not use the phrase "there's no reason to be alarmed ", which Trump referred to in his tweet to criticise the Pakistani-origin mayor. In January of this year, Khan insisted Trump's state visit to Britain be canceled after the US President attempted to impose a travel ban on Muslim nations - a policy that he labeled "cr... [Full Article...]

S. Korean official suspended over US missile defence report

A banner with an illustration of U.S. President Donald Trump is displayed to oppose a plan to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near the U.S. Denouncing Wee's action as "something that we can not tolerate", Yoon said the official had planned to verbally report about the four launchers but failed to do so. [Full Article...]


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