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Police identify two men behind London terrorist attacks

Zaghba, who is said to have been born in Morocco to a Moroccan father and an Italian mother, was stopped at Bologna's Marconi airport on March 15, 2016, while he tried to take a flight to Turkey. He...

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Weakened Government could undermine Brexit process, Budget Commissioner warns

Moscovici said that "as far as the European Union is concerned, we are ready to open negotiations" on Britain's exit from the EU. As British Prime Minister Theresa May gambled her political future o...

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What happens if there's a hung parliament?

What happens if there's a hung parliament?

The pound lost more than 2 cents against the dollar within seconds of the announcement. "If, as the indications have shown and if this is correct, the Conservative Party has won the most seats and...

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Kuwait's emir meets Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

Kuwait's emir meets Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

According to the Qatari Foreign Minister, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani spoke by telephone last night with his Kuwaiti counterpart and, at the latter's request, chose to postpone an official ad...

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What is hung parliament? What happens if Conservatives lose majority

British media reported later Friday that May had no intention of resigning. A party needs to win 326 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons to form a majority government. On Thursday, its share of t...

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Russian hackers may have framed Qatar

The United Arab Emirates has banned people from publishing expressions of sympathy towards Qatar and will punish offenders with a jail term of up to 15 years, the UAE-based newspaper Gulf News a...

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UK votes for hung Parliament, Theresa May's Conservatives single largest party

UK votes for hung Parliament, Theresa May's Conservatives single largest party

The exit poll - which must be treated with caution given the poor reliability of forecasts in recent British elections - indicates the Conservatives have won 314, Labour 266, the Scottish Nationalis...

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Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row

Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row

The designations point to the fact that despite repeated calls from the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the worldwide community, Qatar remains a permissive jurisdiction for ...

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UAE: Qatar fueling row by courting Turkey, Iran

UAE: Qatar fueling row by courting Turkey, Iran

Russia denied Wednesday it hacked the agency after a CNN report quoted anonymous US officials saying they suspected Russian hackers. In an interview published by Saudi-owned Asharq al-Awsat newspa...

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United Kingdom election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows

Here is POLITICO's guide to hung parliaments . But in United Kingdom elections this result does not automatically trigger another election. If no party emerges with an overall majority, the incum...

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United Nations repeats call on Israel to end occupation of Palestinian territories

Fifty years later the West Bank remains occupied and the Gaza Strip is under a tight Israeli blockade. Roughly 500,000 Israelis now live on more than 100 Jewish-only settlements built in the Wes...

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British police identify 3rd London attacker as Italian of Moroccan descent

Two men were arrested on a street in Ilford and the third was apprehended at an Ilford residence when police searched the home, authorities said. All three were detained on suspicion of the commissi...

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Tehran attackers were Iranians, fought for IS in Syria, Iraq

A motorcycle repairman reads a newspaper at his shop near Iran's parliament building in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, May 8, 2017, a day after a pair of stunning Islamic State-claimed attacks on Iran's pa...

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Farmers' Protests Escalate in India as Extra Forces Deployed

Farmers' Protests Escalate in India as Extra Forces Deployed

However, no protest, rally or demonstration will be allowed during the curfew relaxation period, police said. I express condolence to the deceased farmers' family. "They also demanded that if the sold...

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Turkey approves bill allowing troop deployment in Qatar

Mehmet Buyukeksi, chairman of the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), said exporters stood ready to fill the gap after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia cut trade ties with Qatar . Alon...

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Former FBI chief's ire over Trump laid bare in testimony

Facing a Senate committee Thursday, Comey portrayed Trump as dismissive of the FBI's independence. Trump proceeded to say to him, Comey alleged, that he hoped Comey would "let it go", regard...

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British PM loses majority, faces pressure to resign

The result would be a validation of the approach of Mr. Corbyn, under whose leadership there has been a groundswell of support for Labour, against the belief of many in his party, including within Pa...

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LeBron not faulting Warriors for building super team

Seven Finals and three championships later, James is facing the same fate. James said he was proud of Durant and his success during his career , but that he thought their situations were differ...

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James Comey testimony reignites debate on whether Donald Trump obstructed justice

Idaho Sen. Jim Risch skillfully probed Comey over his statement that Trump said he hoped he could let Flynn go. During his roughly 40-minute speech at the Faith and Freedom conference on Thurs...

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Tehran attackers fought for Daesh in Mosul, Raqqa: Iranian ministry

They were the first attacks in Iran to have been claimed by the Islamic State group. Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard Corps issued a statement vowing to avenge the attack and described as "very m...

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Paul Nuttall Quits As Ukip Leader

This will allow the party to have a new leader in place by the conference in September. Earlier, Mr Farage said he did not blame Mr Nuttall for UKIP's poor performance and refused to be drawn on whe...

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Leading UK election candidates answer TV audience questions

Leading UK election candidates answer TV audience questions

University of Queensland political science lecturer Joff Lelliott told The New Daily the Conservatives will "still nearly certainly win the election", but it was unlikely they would now win with t...

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Dramatic footage shows moments of London terror attack

One man, aged 27, was held on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts and a 33-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs. Searches were underway at the residential p...

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Pound 'falls off cliff' after astonishing election exit poll

The pound lost more than 2 cents against the dollar within seconds of the announcement. "It was the biggest gamble a politician has taken for a long time and if that exit poll is right, it's failed"...

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United Kingdom heads for hung parliament as May election gamble fails

Menzies Campbell, a former Liberal Democrat leader, said it was "equally impossible" that his party would form a pact with either the Conservatives or Labour, or take part in a formal "progressive all...

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Iran supreme leader: Attacks fuel hatred toward US, Saudis

Iran supreme leader: Attacks fuel hatred toward US, Saudis

Iran's intelligence ministry published pictures of five terrorists involved in the Tehran attacks that took place on June 7. Summary⎙ Print Iranian authorities linked the Islamic State attacke...

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Trump attorney disputes Comey, says Trump was not under investigation

Comey testified that after he was sacked, he gave copies of the memos he wrote about his meetings with Trump to "a friend of mine to share" with reporters. We learned from Comey that Flynn was ...

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London police confirm eighth victim in deadly terrorist attack

London police confirm eighth victim in deadly terrorist attack

Earlier police, who were hunting for 45-year-old Frenchman Xavier Thomas, missing since the attack, said that they had found a body in the River Thames. But she put much of the blame for her son's rad...

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Police arrest 6 men in actions directed against terror in UK

Police arrest 6 men in actions directed against terror in UK

Police in London have now named the three men responsible for Saturday's terror attack, which left seven people dead and dozens more injured. If confirmed, Thomas would be the eighth person k...

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Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond

Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond

She was arrested at her home in Augusta on Saturday. Victor remained locked up Tuesday, June 6 on federal charges that she made copies of classified documents containing top-secret material and mail...

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Japan enacts law for Emperor Akihito, 83, to abdicate

Japan enacts law for Emperor Akihito, 83, to abdicate

Japan's parliament has passed a law allowing Emperor Akihito to become the first monarch to abdicate in 200 years. The only other male heir, 10-year-old Prince Hisahito , Akishino's son, is third...

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Police identify off-duty officer hurt in attacks

Police identify off-duty officer hurt in attacks

The information offered so far by British authorities on Echeverria's death has been "sufficient and correct", said Ana Echeverria, the youngest sister of the victim. They said they were unaware of th...

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LeBron James not faulting Golden State Warriors for building super team

The Warriors thought they were carving out their place in history when they set a record with 73 wins last season. But really the chase is secondary. Cavs fans watched James and Kyrie Irving do some...

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LeBron James not faulting Golden State Warriors for building super team

The Warriors thought they were carving out their place in history when they set a record with 73 wins last season. But really the chase is secondary. Cavs fans watched James and Kyrie Irving do some...

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Buttler says England will be fired up for Australia

Buttler says England will be fired up for Australia

After being defeated by England in the first game, Bangladesh's second game against Australia was washed off. "Putting a team under pressure is where you can really set the game up for people"...

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