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Author: 0 Bangladesh storm kills 3, destroys thousands of homes

Cox's Bazar district administration said some 538 shelters were ready to accommodate more than 500,000 people, reports bdnews24. At Kutupalong camp, which houses thousands of Rohingyas, 60-70 percent of the plastic roofs have been blown away and some mud walls have collapsed, but the refugees started repairing their shelters as the storm has weakened.

Author: 0 Trump briefed on North Korean firing of projectile: White House

On Tuesday, the United States will test an existing missile defense system to try to intercept an ICBM, the first such test, officials said last week. is a direct challenge to our demand for peace and denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula", the foreign ministry said. On May 21, North Korea successfully launched a KN-15 solid fueled missile that flew more than 300 miles into the Sea of Japan .

Global Media Putin dismisses U.S. claims about Trump, Russia and elections
Author: 0 Putin dismisses U.S. claims about Trump, Russia and elections

During a subsequent Oval Office meeting, Trump asked Comey to drop the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Flynn, said a person who was given a copy of a memo Comey wrote about the conversation. Russia has repeatedly denied any effort to interfere in the USA election, and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said some Russians might have acted on their own without their government's involvement.

Author: 0 White House: Jerusalem Embassy Move Not a Matter of "If", but "When"

President Trump can waive it only for six months, meaning he will have to revisit the issue again on Dec 1. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu showed a slight regret for Trump's decision in front of the public. Moving the embassy would likely indicate a change in USA policy toward recognizing Israel's claim to a united Jerusalem. Move the Embassy or not to move it? However, every Republican and Democratic US President ever since has used their powers to keep the Embassy in ...

Author: 0 Andy Murray eases into quarterfinals; Stan Wawrinka through to last eight

That was the case when he swiped a forehand return past Khachanov at 2-3 in the first set to carve out his first break point which he converted thanks to a double-fault. Czech world No. 2 Karolina Pliskova, also in the running to become both a first time major victor and the new world No. 1, was facing Veronica Cepede Royg in her last-16 tie.

Global Media Officer Attacked with Hammer by Notre Dame in Paris
Author: 0 Officer Attacked with Hammer by Notre Dame in Paris

The commotion began after a man allegedly hit a Paris police officer with a hammer. One officer has minor injuries, the BBC reports , while the assailant has been hospitalized. Soderberg tweeted a photo from inside the Notre Dame showing those locked inside putting their arms in the air as instructed by police. Police opened fire, wounding the man in the legs.

Global Media Comey Opening Statement For Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated
Author: 0 Comey Opening Statement For Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated

At the time he was sacked, Comey had been overseeing the investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign for months. But Trump could still be under investigation in the future . The former Federal Bureau of Investigation boss says he suggested the President make the request through official channels at the Department of Justice .

Author: 0 Hamas Angered by Saudi Demand for Qatar to Cut Funding

An Israeli army spokeswoman told AFP that troops on Israel's side of the frontier fired warning shots as Palestinians hurled rocks and rolled blazing tires at the border fence but she had no knowledge of casualties. The weaknesses, divisions and financial stresses now afflicting the Arab Sunni world mean that it can not hold its own without non-Arab support. Qatar has also served as the headquarters of Hamas's diaspora leadership, hosting a number of its most senior leaders including, ...

Author: 0 US President Trump Proposes Privatized ATC Reform

Huerta released a brief statement, saying he supports "looking at new ways to help us provide stable and sufficient funding to more rapidly modernize our system, while maintaining the highest level of safety". Privatization has long had strong support among the nation's airlines, and has been advocated for years by Republicans, who typically favor it over big government.

Author: 0 Qatar Says Saudi-Led Move To Bar Citizens Breach Of Rights

Qatar decried these claims as "baseless allegations". Although the U.S. has a large and strategically important military base in Qatar, President Donald Trump has made no secret of the fact that he supports larger regional powers like Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 Family: Australian nurse died trying to aid attack victims

The third attacker, Moroccan-born Rachid Redouane, 30, who had Irish residency rights and was living in the United Kingdom, was not known to police or MI5. " Sara Zelenak you will be unbelievably missed!" Specialist officers have been searching the river since the night of the attack'. HSBC bank worker Ignacio Echeverría, 39, from Madrid, is also missing after using a skateboard to defend a woman being attacked.

Global Media Russian Federation denies reports of hacking Qatar's state news agency
Author: 0 Russian Federation denies reports of hacking Qatar's state news agency

The State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert, in a separate briefing, said that the U.S. recognises that Qatar has made some great efforts to try to stop financing of terror groups, . The Arab world's biggest powers, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, cut diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and Iran.

Global Media Senate approves $11.8 billion state budget
Author: 0 Senate approves $11.8 billion state budget

North Carolina House Republicans would offer average raises to public school teachers next fall in its budget bill that are slightly lower than what the Senate's proposal offers. Trump tweeted . In fact, the GOP can pass healthcare bills and tax reform with a 51-vote majority if Republicans can reach agreements among themselves.

Author: 0 Emirati diplomat to AP: Qatar rides 'tiger of extremism'

The shipping major said bookings for cargo that tranship over Jebel Ali to or from Qatar have been suspended for the time being. "I think the Americans would choose to side with Saudi Arabia over any other country in the region". Several regional and global leaders, meanwhile, are pushing the Arab countries to find a diplomatic solution to the spat . Hamas said in a statement that al-Jubeir's remarks "constitute a shock for our Palestinian people and the Arab and Islamic nations".

Author: 0 No result again gives Australia hopes a cold shower

After the rain began to pour, Australia briefly had hope when the covers were taken off and the umpires announced play would start at 1930 GMT. The no result ensures Australia are yet to complete either of their group games - after a washout against New Zealand at Edgbaston - and now must beat England on Saturday [10 June] upon their return to Birmingham to stand any chance of qualifying for the last four.

Author: 0 Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

The movement, which is supported by states like New York and California , is led by former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg. That sector provides 75 percent of the state's electricity. It's increasingly looking like it's not America alone on the world stage - it's the President. So the next logical question is: What exactly can such a group do within the Paris agreement? The landmark agreement succeeded where past attempts failed because it allowed each country to set its own ...

Global Media Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot
Author: 0 Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot

The escort escaped unharmed but three police officers were injured in the firefight. Khayre had booked a prostitute to meet him at an address in the south of the city on Monday afternoon local time. "This terrorist attack by a known criminal, a man who was only recently released on parole, is a shocking, cowardly crime, " he said. Khayre spoke about al-Qaida in phone calls to police and to Seven Network television, and Ashton said the gunman may have plotted to lure police into an ambush.

Global Media Philippines halts workers' deployment to Qatar
Author: 0 Philippines halts workers' deployment to Qatar

They should stock up on food, water and medicines", he added. The Ople Center observed that more than 250,000 OFWs in Qatar benefit from stable jobs and no untoward incident involving OFWs has been reported since Monday when four countries announced its diplomatic break with the tiny oil-rich nation.