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Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar

Qatar complained two weeks ago about a hack to its state news agency, which published the story on May 23. He did not address the false news report . Qatar is a small Middle Eastern country surrounded by the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the Persion Gulf. "The U.S. still wants to see this issue de-escalated and resolved immediately, in keeping with the principles that the president laid out in terms of defeating terror financing and extremism".

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How Qatar's contradictions fueled turmoil, hurt ties to Arab nations

President Trump's Tweets could have a huge strategic impact in the region, as the air base in al-Udeid is where the USA military plans and carries out airstrikes on the Islamic State in Syria and Iran. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said has disapproved the sanctions imposed on Qatar following the diplomatic stand-off between several Arab countries and Qatar.

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Apple announces new iMac Pro : Key Features

Our bright new screens are coming! These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades.

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Edgmon: Governor's plan doesn't go far enough

We're at 24 days and counting for Republican lawmakers to make the state budget deadline, but they still seem far apart on some key issues. The plan would thwart Walker's campaign pledge to keep property taxes lower than they were in 2014, at the beginning of his second term.

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Ariana Grande Visits Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

The world can be a pretty scary place sometimes, but it's a little less scary when people from all over pull together in the wake of an event like this one. Usher has taken to Instagram to reveal he missed the One Love Manchester concert to be with his diabetic son on his first day of summer camp. The girl group's coordinating stage looks became the subject of a debate on Twitter during their performance, with some users even calling their clothing "disrespectful".

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WWDC 2017: Apple unveils new MacBooks, iPad Pro and more

For photographs, Apple is swinging to a "high efficiency" organization to supplant the broadly used JPEG standard. The new 120Hz refresh rate is a further bonus, making for silky-smooth apps and videos . Apple's entrance into augmented reality on iPhone could jump-start the industry that's mostly been a playground for games. "It will reinvent home audio", boasted Apple CEO Tim Cook .

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Anti-terror barriers installed on London bridges

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull commended the first responders in London who had killed the terrorists within minutes of the attack. British Prime Minister Theresa May said police had identified all three attackers and would release their names "when the investigation permits".

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Tourists trapped in Notre-Dame during new Paris terror attack

The suspect later claimed to be a "soldier of the caliphate" of the Islamic State group, according to a source close to the investigation. They say his ID suggests he's a 40-year-old Algerian student. The incident comes just days after three terrorists killed seven and injured almost 50 others in London on Saturday. Always tight, security in and around the tourist mecca had been stepped up in the wake of recent Islamist attacks on Manchester and London.

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Here's how to watch Ariana Grande's #OneLoveManchester concert online

All proceeds from the show will benefit the families of those affected by the deadly Manchester attack two weeks ago. But the ex-newspaper editor couldn't help but have a dig, writing: "I'll say this too about @ ArianaGrande - she has a cracking voice".

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Bill Cosby Trial Day 2: Revelations from Andrea Constand, what happens next

Every accusation but Constand's is too old to be the subject of criminal prosecution and the outcome of trial in Norristown, Pennsylvania , hinges on whether jurors are persuaded by her testimony . Prosecutors called her to help demonstrate to the jury that Cosby allegedly followed a pattern of "prior bad acts". Constand then said her legs went numb and she later passed out before she awoke with Cosby sexually assaulting her .

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Justin Bieber Breaks Down During One Love Manchester Set

The event raised more than $9 million for the British Red Cross and was broadcasted around the world. The 23-year-old Grande visited injured fans in the hospital last week before Sunday's One Love Manchester concert. Joining sets from artists such as Marcus Mumford, Take That , Robbie Williams, Pharrell Williams , Miley Cyrus , and Niall Horan , Ariana Grande paid tribute to those who were lost after the bomb attack that followed her concert at Manchester Arena by donning a One ...

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The best moments of Ariana Grande's benefit concert

Ariana Grande , 23, is doing everything she can to help victims of the bad terrorist attack that occurred at her Manchester concert on May 22 , and now she's making it easy for fans to do so, too. Speaking previously to The Telegraph , Natasha showed her nerves, saying: "I've never performed in such a massive space, especially with a world-famous singer".

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One Love Manchester concert raises nearly $3.5 million

The night itself was full of incredible moments, from a heartwarming duet between Grande and her beau Mac Miller , to social media finding this unbelievable video of a police officer dancing and laughing with children. "We're all in this together", he said. Other performers will include Pharrell Williams , Usher , the Black Eyed Peas , Robbie Williams and Niall Horan .

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One Love Manchester: 'We don't want any fear tonight'

In an emotional message on Twitter , the 23-year-old singer had announced: 'I'll be returning to the incredibly courageous city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to raise money for the victims and their families. The event was arranged as a tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena attack. Laura Simpson and her daughter Milly, 10, told Reuters they also had doubts about attending the concert, after Milly narrowly avoided being involved the attack last month.

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Piers Morgan Apologizes to Ariana Grande, Praises Manchester Benefit Concert

The gig at the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground was attended by 50,000 people, including several thousand who attended Grande's May 22 concert, which was attacked by a lone terrorist. She later returned to the United Kingdom to put on the benefit concert, which featured an enormous line-up of talent including Pharrell Williams, Take That, Coldplay, Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus and more.

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Man U return to top on Forbes' Most Valuable Soccer Teams list

Barcelona were second on the list with a value of $3.64 billion while Real Madrid, who held top spot for the last four years, fell to third place with a value of $3.58 billion. The club did claim victory in the Europa League however, a win which guaranteed their entry to next season's money-spinning Champions League . Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Juventus and Tottenham complete the top 10.

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Two More Movies in Monster Universe Have Been Confirmed!

Universal really is beginning to ramp up its Dark Universe efforts, even though The Mummy hasn't even been released yet. " The Mummy " director Alex Kurtzman tells Fandom that Universal will also plan new takes on " Dracula ", " Phantom of the Opera " and " The Hunchback of Notre Dame ", AceShowbiz reports.

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Hope conquers fear at One Love Manchester benefit concert

So far more than $12.89 million has been raised for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund . The sell-out show on Sunday saw a line-up of worldwide stars come together to pay tribute and raise funds for those affected by the Manchester terror bombing that killed 22 people .

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Britain's Prince Harry in Sydney for Invictus Games launch

He shared a platform at Admiralty House in Sydney with Australians Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who said an attack on the British capital was an attack on his homeland. Harry said: "In these challenging times, we can all benefit from positive and inspiring stories from which to draw strength". "This battle against terrorism is fought at home and around the world and everywhere it depends on courageous men and women - unconquered, unconquerable, committed to the values of freedom for ...

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WONDER WOMAN Smashing Box Office With Captain In Tow

Entertainment Weekly's "Ultimate Guide to Wonder Woman " is out now. "But it's definitely right in the pocket of what you're talking about". Moira MacDonald wrote for the Seattle Times that " Patty Jenkins " " Wonder Woman' is that rarity: a superhero movie with a heart".

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DC's Wonder Woman Director Talks About Her Plans For The Sequel

In the movie, there's a scene where we see Wonder Woman (played by the incredible Gal Gadot ) heading towards the World War I front line along with Steve Trevor ( Chris Pine ), and Wonder Woman stops to ask why two horses being whipped.

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Dade commissioners agree to sell Overtown site to Beckham group

An ownership group led by David Beckham purchases land for a soccer stadium in Miami with hopes of a securing an MLS franchise. FILE - In this February 5, 2014, file photo, former English soccer star David Beckham , third from left, poses with MLS Commissioner Don Garber, left, Miami-Dade County mayor Carlos Gimenez, right, and soccer fans with the Southern Legion at a news conference where he announced he will exercise his option to purchase a Major League Soccer expansion team, ...

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Padraig Harrington 'struck with a club by an amateur'

I was pretty sure it was broken and thought it was the end of me playing competitive golf. Which golfer will walk away with the win in the FedEx St. Berger is +2500 to repeat, which no one has done at the St. Jude. Defending champion Ailsa Summers (Carnoustie Ladies) had an 84, one better than 2015 victor Clara Young (North Berwick).

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Assailant at Paris' Notre-Dame reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

As of this report, the area is still cordoned off until further notice but police have opened a formal terrorist investigation on the incident. French interior minister Gerard Collomb said the attacker was carrying the ID card of an Algerian student, and had cried: "This is for Syria".

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George and Amal Clooney welcome twins Ella and Alexander

Clooney, 53, once Hollywood's most sought-after bachelor, Wednesday Amal in a star-studded ceremony in Italy in 2014.News of the pregnancy broke on U.S. "'We made a decision to be much more responsible, to avoid the danger", said the Academy award victor. He was speaking after the news of the couple's pregnancy was revealed by CBS's The Talk host Julie Chen.

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Box office for Memorial Day weekend lowest in nearly two decades

Additional demographic information for Dead Men Tell No Tales saw the film receive an "A-" CinemaScore from opening day audiences. The fifth installment in the "Pirates" franchise starring Johnny Depp , this time directed by Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg, took in an estimated $77 million at the domestic box office over the four-day weekend, with an estimated global opening of more than $300 million.

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'London attacker Khuram Shazad Butt was luring neighbourhool children to radical Islam'

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the main opposition party, called on May to resign over the issue, saying earlier that "you can not protect the public on the cheap", and promising to recruit another 10,000 police officers if he is elected into power.

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Fed Contractor Accused Of Leaking Top-Secret NSA Report

Russian officials have repeatedly denied charges of interfering in the USA elections, saying the allegations are absurd and represent an attempt to divert the U.S. "My client has no (criminal) history, so it's not as if she has a pattern of having done anything like this before", Nichols said in a phone interview Monday.

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Ahead of Comey testimony, Republicans prep response efforts -- and brace

He attended a briefing at the White House along with officials from other government agencies, and according to the Washington Post , as the briefing was wrapping up, Trump asked everyone to leave the room except Coats and CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

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Police Officer Attacked Outside Notre Dame Cathedral

In all, the lockdown lasted almost two hours, which she said seemed longer: "I was never so happy to see daylight". The head of the Municipal Police Defense Union, Cedric Michel, said the attacker was about 40 years old. French TV reported scenes of panic during the latest incident, with tourists scrambling for cover. A month earlier a convicted criminal with links to radical Islam shouted "I am here to die for Allah, there will be deaths" seconds before he was shot dead during an attack ...

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London attack: Wales observes minute's silence

Three knife-wielding attackers on Saturday had unleashed a terror rampage here, ploughing a van into pedestrians on the iconic London Bridge before stabbing revellers in a nearby market, killing seven people. He was even once featured in a BBC documentary about Islamist extremists called The Jihadis Next Door . "No reason to be alarmed", Khan said, describing a more visible presence as "one of things the police and all of us need to do to make sure we are as safe as we possibly can be".

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Kremlin denies report of voting software hacking

The Justice Department has charged Ms Winner with removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet. Graham wrote that the document posted by The Intercept - which was presumably also the copy provided to the NSA for verification - is a PDF created from pictures of a printed version of the doc that was later scanned into the system.

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Real Madrid overtakes Barcelona as Europe's best club

The deal also makes it tougher for clubs to push for regular Champions League games on Saturdays from 2021. The Serie A champions progressed to the showpiece in Cardiff having suffered no defeats and conceded only three goals in their 12 games in the tournament, but Madrid blew them away with a superb second-half showing to secure a 4-1 victory.

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Shinsuke Nakamura Defeats Kevin Owens on SmackDown Live

The bout was significant in terms of building up momentum heading toward Money in the Bank , and with Nakamura scoring his third win in a row over Owens, he may very well be the favorite to secure the briefcase. All the stuff about being a cure and the antidote for Orton was boring and out of character, and this rematch has no juice because no one believes Orton will win the title back.

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Ariana Grande delivers for Manchester

He added: 'I misjudged you, @ ArianaGrande & I apologise. Fans that watched the concert through live streams or at home on BBC One, which almost received nearly 11 million views, were all expressing their appreciation over the concert on Twitter .


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