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Kuwait tries to mediate crisis between Qatar, Arab nations

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah flew to Saudi Arabia for talks with King Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi and Kuwaiti state media reported , but gave no details on the discussions. "They have made progress", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Tuesday, while adding that "they and we recognize more work remains to be done".



Sessions suggested he could resign amid rising tension with president

Trump's Tuesday tweet came a day after Ambassador Dana Shell Smith retweeted some of her previous statements praising Qatar's efforts in combating terrorism financing and its role in countering ISIS. The term "travel ban" has been used in reference to an executive order restricting travel to the USA from a number of Muslim majority countries. A fact that the White House battles daily, left to clean the mess their Tweeter-in-Chief leaves behind with every errant 140 character post he drops ...


WaPo: DNI Coats Says Trump Asked Him to Call Comey Off Probe

WaPo: DNI Coats Says Trump Asked Him to Call Comey Off Probe

One of the country's top intelligence leaders, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, said that President Trump asked him to intervene with James Comey and his investigation into his disgraced adviser, according to a report . A reported memo from Comey, set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, said that Trump had previously discussed the investigation into Flynn, who was forced to resign in February after questions about his contacts with Russian ...


London Bridge attacker known to security services as two terrorists named

London Bridge attacker known to security services as two terrorists named

Redouane, 30, who also lived in Barking, claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan. Butt was already known to police and the U.K.'s internal security agency MI5, but Redouane was not, the statement said. Asked by ITV television if he backed the calls for May to resign, he said: "Indeed I would". A TfL spokesperson said: " Khuram Butt worked for London Underground for just under six months as a trainee customer services assistant, leaving in October previous year".



NewsAlert: Body from Thames River may belong to eighth London Bridge victim

British police on Tuesday named the third London Bridge attacker as an Italian national of Moroccan descent, and Itali. If confirmed, Thomas would be the eighth person killed in the vehicle and knife attack. Dozens of others were injured during the attack, including four police officers. Italian authorities said Zaghba had been stopped and questioned in Italy but had not been charged with any crime.