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'Productive step': U.S. urges Qatar & Gulf States to come to negotiating table

On Sunday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed his " unconditional support " for Qatar and denounced the Gulf States' demands as running "contrary to global law". Erdogan called the demand that Qatar shut down Al-Jazeera an attempt to take away the network's press freedom and urged rights groups to speak out against that.



Trump attacks Obama's handling of Russian meddling

Though U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that the Russian meddling was meant to help Trump , the president said Obama's inaction on the matter was meant to help Democrats. The White House is lobbying against the bill. White House spokesman Sean Spicer echoed Trump's comments in an off-camera press briefing Monday, asking "if [Obama] didn't take any action does that make him complicit?" "The American people are scratching their heads".


Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized

Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized

Detectives arrested 21-year-old Dejuan Paul, who is thought to be one of the four men responsible for the robbery. Curran, out of the hospital, was left with a broken nose and stitches in his face, according to a relative. Curran then crawls over to Byrne, who appears to heave his right shoulder with each breath, but otherwise remains limp. Police said the attackers made off with the victim's cellphones and wallets.



Former NECC boss sentenced to 9 years in prison

Cadden was convicted in March of racketeering and fraud charges for his role in the 2012 meningitis outbreak, which was responsible for more than 60 deaths and hundreds of illnesses. Mr. Cadden had been convicted this spring on federal racketeering and fraud charges related to the outbreak, which experts have described as among the worst medicine-related public health crises in recent times.


Landrieu picked to lead Conference of Mayors

Landrieu picked to lead Conference of Mayors

You know, there's a lot of issues out there where he could prove his worthiness to us. USCM also voted in newly elected leadership: President New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu , Vice President Columbia, SC Mayor Stephen Benjamin , Second Vice President Rochester Hills, MI Mayor Bryan Barnett .


Your Next Rental Might Drive Itself, Courtesy of Waymo

Your Next Rental Might Drive Itself, Courtesy of Waymo

Avis will provide services like secure parking, cleaning, oil changes and tire rotations at is locations as part of the agreement. News of the alliance with Waymo caused Avis Budget Group shares to jump 14.15 percent to $27.67 by the close of official trading on the Nasdaq exchange in NY.