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People Opposition leader arrested in Russian protests
Author: 0 Opposition leader arrested in Russian protests

Authorities detained Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and almost 1,000 of his supporters Monday. Monday is Russia Day, a public holiday, a factor that may boost turnout. But Navalny said late on Sunday that the authorities had pressured firms into refusing to supply him and his allies with sound and video equipment to make themselves heard and seen, a move he said was created to humiliate protesters.

Author: 0 Trump Addresses Infrastructure, Health Care in Ohio

Later in the day, Comey's opening statement for his Thursday appearance before the committee was released, dominating news coverage. "We look forward to working with the Trump Administration to invest in our nation's waterways, roads, and bridges, and we thank the President for making this issue a top priority".

People Five Tehran attackers had fought for IS, says Iran
Author: 0 Five Tehran attackers had fought for IS, says Iran

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hit back, meanwhile, at US President Donald Trump over what he called a "repugnant" statement that Iran was reaping what it sowed. Iran is home to millions of Sunni Muslims, who live mostly in border areas, including in the Kurdish region. "They look for a way to destabilize our country".

People Instagram adds archiving: How to hide your old, heavily filtered photos
Author: 0 Instagram adds archiving: How to hide your old, heavily filtered photos

Note that you're not able to delete any unwanted pics from your profile here, just remove them. You can also choose to visit the archives anytime you want. To view your collection of archived posts (if you dare), go to your profile and tap the new clock icon in the top right corner. When will archiving be available? The feature is now rolling out to all accounts and should be available to everyone soon without having to update the app.

People Iran arrests 7 more persons linked to Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran arrests 7 more persons linked to Tehran attacks

On Friday Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the attacks would only increase Tehran's hatred against the USA and its " stooges ", including Saudi Arabia. Soon after the attack, social media in Iran was abuzz with messages on different platforms such as Telegram and Twitter with every detail of the terrorist operation.

People Trump criticizes latest court ruling against travel ban
Author: 0 Trump criticizes latest court ruling against travel ban

A federal appeals court on Monday upheld an injunction blocking parts of Trump's executive orders - the third time the courts have ruled against one of Trump's most notorious campaign pledges. In his March ruling striking down the travel ban, a federal judge in Hawaii also held that the suspension of the refugee program was unconstitutional.

People Former NBA Hall of Famer Heading Back to North Korea
Author: 0 Former NBA Hall of Famer Heading Back to North Korea

He has been called on to defend his travels to North Korea in the past, saying in an interview with CNN in 2014 they would help "open the door" to the reclusive state and describing the North Korean leader as his "friend for life". The NBA Hall of Famer is one of the only Americans to have met current North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un . The basketball Hall of Famer has faced ridicule and criticism for his trips to North Korea, which some USA politicians and activists view ...

People Qatar asks UN agency to resolve Gulf airspace row
Author: 0 Qatar asks UN agency to resolve Gulf airspace row

Al Qahtani's statement comes after US President Donald Trump accused Qatar of "historically" funding " terrorism at a very high level"-an allegation denied by Qatar". "Dozens of Iranian businesses are ready to help Qatar with more goods if they are needed", the diplomat told Reuters . So far, Qatar has made a point of not retaliating against those nations.

Author: 0 The Six-Day War that changed Palestinian history

Shadid said those affected had been released in 2011 when Hamas traded an Israeli soldier for more than 1,000 prisoners held by Israel. Separately on Tuesday, at a conference hosted by the Israeli Ministry for the Development of the Negev and the Galilee, Netanyahu said, "I came to tell you that the Golan Heights will always remain under Israeli sovereignty".

People UK Police Arrest Man in Connection to Manchester Arena Attack
Author: 0 UK Police Arrest Man in Connection to Manchester Arena Attack

Police investigating the Manchester bombing have arrested a 24-year-old man. Salman Abedi, 22, whose family are believed to be of Libyan origin, died after detonating a device as people began leaving an Ariana Grande concert. U.S. pop star Ariana Grande visited young fans injured in the suicide bombing on Friday night. Grande returned to Britain on Friday ahead of the One Love Manchester concert on to benefit victims.

Author: 0 Thousands protest across Russia; opposition leader arrested

Moscow authorities announced they were not contacted on the issue and assumed that it was a " new provocation " meant to deceive people into attending an unauthorized gathering. The protesters were initially held at the entrance to the event, where police had set up metal detectors. Among those arrested was Maxim Reznik, the city's legislative assembly deputy.

People EU ready to start Brexit talks, says Angela Merkel
Author: 0 EU ready to start Brexit talks, says Angela Merkel

Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, said he was "waiting for visitors coming from London ", that he was ready to "open negotiations tomorrow morning at 9.30". Bohuslav Sobotka said that too much time had already been wasted. But he added: " I don't think we should read these results as calling into question the stance on Brexit which was clearly expressed by the British people ".

Author: 0 Blowouts more common than close games in Stanley Cup Final

This series, more than anything, has been dictated by the venue. But the Predators had little to enjoy from this one. With the Penguins controlling home-ice advantage in what has now become a best-of-three series, Nashville continues to lag on the Stanley Cup Final series price at +105.

People Afghanistan bombing: 10 killed in blast outside Herat mosque
Author: 0 Afghanistan bombing: 10 killed in blast outside Herat mosque

The most vital issue is the political crisis in Kabul . The situation becomes murkier as Afghan Taliban have categorically stated that they had nothing to do with these attacks and instead they condemned them. The Taliban has once again launched an offensive to capture the northern city of Kunduz - they have twice before captured the city and then been repelled.

People Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83
Author: 0 Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

In this November 8, 1989, photo, Panamanian military leader Gen. Manuel Noriega talks to reporters in Panama City. General Manuel Noriega , who ruled Panama with an iron fist from 1983 until he was ousted by US forces in 1989, died on Monday .

People Zille to step down from DA decision-making bodies
Author: 0 Zille to step down from DA decision-making bodies

She has also agreed to refrain from using Twitter or any other public platform to make political comment without the agreement of the party, he added. "I have no doubt that this would have done further damage to the project we have embarked upon, to the detriment of every South African committed to non-racialism and constitutionalism", the DA leader said.

People Iran says arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran says arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

The intelligence ministry said they were Iranians who had joined the Islamic State group and travelled to its strongholds in Iraq and Syria before returning home. We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote. "We are focused on intelligence" gathering, he said.

Author: 0 Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

Comey told Congress last week that Trump urged him to drop a probe of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Initially, Sessions expected to testify in a closed-door session, said two sources familiar with the attorney general's thinking.

People People Missing As Building Collapses In Kenya
Author: 0 People Missing As Building Collapses In Kenya

Numerous building have collapsed in the east African country in the past few years claiming hundred of lives. Officials said they had evacuated most residents before the building came down late Monday, but the incident has rekindled the controversy over unregulated construction in the city.

People Far From Moscow, Thousands Turn Out To Protest Putin In Siberia's Capital
Author: 0 Far From Moscow, Thousands Turn Out To Protest Putin In Siberia's Capital

In March, Navalny oversaw massive protests across Russian Federation, leading to his brief arrest, reportedly for disobeying a police officer. Hundreds of protesters had been also detained during the March rallies against corruption. Navalny is struggling to get his name on the ballot so he can run against the president. In May, Navalny was summoned to court over a libel suit filed by Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov.

People Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For Deadly 'Ghost Ship' Fire
Author: 0 Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For Deadly 'Ghost Ship' Fire

In December 2015, the electronic music community, alongside the San Francisco Bay Area community as a whole was shaken when the deadly Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse caught fire and 36 lives were lost. Almena's attorneys said, "We intend to vigorously defend him in the court of law". He is being represented by attorneys J. Tony Serra, Jeffrey Krasnoff and Kyndra Miller.

Author: 0 In Senate hearing, Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

The attorney general testified on Capitol Hill on Tuesday as the FBI investigation into Russia's influence on the presidential election continues. Angus King asked a number of questions about the basis for Sessions' refusal to answer questions. "If, as the president said, I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation, why was the attorney general involved in that chain?" But he denied meeting Kislyak a third time , at an April 27, 2016 reception for Trump at the ...

Author: 0 Battle for Raqqa begins

ISIS captured Raqqa in January 2014, one of the first cities the terrorist group gained control. "With the worldwide coalition's warplanes and the state-of-the-art weapons they provided to us, we will seize Raqa from Daesh", Sello told AFP, using an Arabic acronym for IS.

Author: 0 Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein assured Congress Tuesday that he would obey a presidential order to fire Mueller only if it were " lawful and appropriate ". Ruddy seemed to derive his assessment at least in part from comments Jay Sekulow, a member of Trump's legal, made over the weekend on ABC News' "This Week".

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