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Terrorists Attack Seat of Democracy: Iranian FM

On Monday, Saudi Arabia and a number of its allies, including Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, broke off relations with Qatar , accusing Doha of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region. That statement of solidarity with the victims was notable because of the deep distrust between the USA and Iran. They said they would take a hard line on funding extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar.



Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to ease Qatar blockade

That comes after Trump, who tweeted Tuesday about Qatar funding extremists, called Qatari ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Wednesday and offered to host leaders at the White House to resolve the crisis. Saudi Arabia also closed Qatar's only land border. Several countries followed suit. "Qatar has a history of supporting groups that span the spectrum of political expression, from activism to violence ", Tillerson said.


Police shoot attacker outside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Police shoot attacker outside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Collomb said that police found kitchen knives and a hammer on the suspect. The Paris prosecutor's office swiftly began a counter-terrorism investigation. Soderberg said authorities made a couple of announcements that the cathedral would be locked down, then people inside were asked to take seats and put their arms in the air while searches would be conducted to determine that no accomplices remained in the area.



Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress

President Donald Trump will take questions from reporters a day after former FBI Director James Comey accused him of lying in stunning testimony. But Tribe and other legal experts balked at claims that Comey acted illegally. He potentially could also probe whether Trump sought to obstruct justice by trying to end the FBI investigation.



British Prime Minister Theresa May to form a minority government

While climate change scepticism is not official party "policy", the DUP has previously appointed a denier as environment minister in N Ireland , and it counts a number of creationists among its senior members. DUP leader Arlene Foster confirmed that she had spoken to May and would be talking with the Conservatives about "how it may it be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge".



United States investigators seek Comey memos, Trump tapes

In his first congressional appearance since being abruptly fired by Trump last month, Comey detailed months of distrust of the president and bluntly asserted that Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign.