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Qatar files WTO complaint over embargo by Gulf neighbors

Qatar files WTO complaint over embargo by Gulf neighbors

The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar - a major global gas supplier and host to the biggest US military base in the Middle East - on June 5, accusing it of backing militant groups and arch foe Iran , allegations Doha denies.



Convoy carries 8000 Syrian militants out of Lebanon after prisoner swap

The transfer is part of the ceasefire deal brokered by Lebanon's internal security agency, reached after Hezbollah and Syrian military seized large swaths of territory at the Syria-Lebanon border, in the province Juroud Arsal, previously held by a number of rebel groups, mainly Nusra Front.



Boy Scout Leader Said I Gave 'Greatest Speech Ever'

This time it was over his weird, baseless claim that the Boy Scouts of America chief personally called to thank him for the rambling , weirdly incoherent and divisive speech Trump gave in front of 30,000-plus Boy Scouts and their parents .



White House says Infrastructure bill Remains Trump Priority

Starting Monday, Kelly must try to exert control over a chaotic White House, but his ability to do so will depend on how much authority he is granted and whether Trump's dueling aides will put aside their rivalries to work together. "This is all discussion, frankly, of no effect". Another adviser said that the president may be handling tasks should be outsourced to his staff. Speaking on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney praised Priebus, but ...


Florida deputies capture prisoner from Alabama who used peanut butter to escape

Florida deputies capture prisoner from Alabama who used peanut butter to escape

Synder said he expected Kilpatrick would soon be returned to Alabama, and expressed confidence that sheriff's deputies in Martin County could keep him securely locked up until then. "Changing some numbers on the door with peanut butter - that may sound insane", the county sheriff, James E. Underwood, said at a news conference on Monday.


Globally, more people see U.S. power and influence as a major threat

Globally, more people see U.S. power and influence as a major threat

Then, 46% of the people surveyed named climate change as one of their top two concerns, ahead of global economic instability (42%) and ISIS (41%). exceptionalism comes through in this survey: Pew also asked respondents about their concern over Russia, China, and USA influence and power. A median of 47 percent across the region says China's power and influence is a major threat, the report said.