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London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say

Eight people were killed in the attack and the three attackers were also shot dead by the police. "And the London British population comes from all kinds of backgrounds and every kind of faith and e...

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Iran rejects Trump's comments on Tehran attacks

However, it stopped short of directly blaming the kingdom for the attack, though many in the country expressed suspicion Iran's regional rival had a hand in the attack. Trump said "states that spons...

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US special forces providing help in besieged Philippine city: Embassy

US special forces providing help in besieged Philippine city: Embassy

Forty other marines were wounded, he said. He said Friday's deaths brought the number of government troops killed in the conflict to 58. A United States embassy spokesperson in Manila said spec...

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Hamas angered by Saudi demand for Qatar to cut funding

Hamas angered by Saudi demand for Qatar to cut funding

Qatar has hosted Hamas leaders and financed major projects in Gaza , including its terror network and military buildup. Mkhaimar Abusada, an independent Gaza political analyst, said the pressure o...

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Leo Varadkar To Be Irelands First Openly Gay Prime Minister

Leo Varadkar To Be Irelands First Openly Gay Prime Minister

It means that 38-year-old Varadkar becomes Ireland's first openly gay Taoiseach , a fact that worldwide media outlets have been focusing on over the past hour. Varadkar, 38, is the son of an Irish nu...

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Neighbor says London attacker asked about rented moving van

He did not identify the victim, but British police recovered a body Tuesday downstream from the bridge. Collina said Zaghba was monitored by Italian intelligence agents each time he came to Italy to v...

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Theresa May to form new government with DUP support

The Conservative Party suffered a disappointing election result, with the Tories unable to secure the 326 seats required for the majority. Labour deputy leader Tom Watson said Mrs May was pe...

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Israel is 'not ready' for peace: Palestinian official

In a speech opening a three-week session of the UN Human Rights Council, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein observed the 50th anniversary of when he "first heard the sound of war" as a boy in Amman, Jordan . The ...

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Northern Irish unionists to open talks with May about support

With all but one of 650 seats declared, the centre-right party had the most votes and the most seats but lost its majority in the House of Commons. The Northern Irish party won 10 seats in their g...

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Scottish secessionist dreams of swift independence vote dashed

Scottish secessionist dreams of swift independence vote dashed

Stephen Gethins clung on to his North East Fife seat by just two votes, in one of the closest battles Westminster has seen. At the time of writing it has won 34 of Scotland's seats, down from 56...

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Mook Falsely Claims That Clinton Campaign Didn't Communicate With Department of Justice

Mook Falsely Claims That Clinton Campaign Didn't Communicate With Department of Justice

KING: Call it a matter . "The admission of leaking the memos is problematic given the overall controversy involving leakers undermining the administration". Finding that out, as Comey noted, is...

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European Union fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock United Kingdom vote

European Union fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock United Kingdom vote

Now that it made a decision to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. The country could be plunged into uncertainty for weeks as Theresa May seeks to form a governmen...

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UK leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

May was interior minister for six years before taking over from David Cameron in the political chaos that following last June's Brexit referendum. "It's too soon to say what we're going to do yet"...

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North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships

North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships

In the following weeks, North Korea launched a solid-fuel midrange missile that can be fired on shorter notice than liquid fuel missiles, and also what it descried a new "precision-guided" missile whi...

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London Bridge attacker's mother says he was radicalised in Britain

Two men, aged 34 and 37, were taken into custody at separate addresses in Newham, east London , while a third, aged 33, was arrested in Waltham Forest. London police chief Cressida Dick said the rec...

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Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals

I tried to grab some net or a bit of the boat and just must missed everything and ended up in the water. “Once I resurfaced, I looked up made a little prayer and wished the guys the best of luck.”. ...

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PM Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, discusses bilateral relations

PM Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, discusses bilateral relations

Indian premier did not acknowledge Pakistan's accession to the Russia-led bloc. Lauding the SCO, Prime Minister Modi said that the progress of the SCO is the progress of the world. While fully end...

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SNP election win would complete independence vote 'triple lock', manifesto says

SNP election win would complete independence vote 'triple lock', manifesto says

When she launched her party's election manifesto yesterday, Ms Sturgeon admitted that this timescale was now open to revision. And viewers were left to read between the lines. For the first time i...

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Comey hearing: Whenever reality makes Trump looks guilty, the president changes reality

The White House swatted away the accusations, declaring Thursday that the president "is not a liar". "The president is the most effective messenger on his agenda and I think his use of social media...

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Rex Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar

Only an hour later, Mr Tillerson sat in the front row in the Rose Garden as Mr Trump enthusiastically embraced the move by Saudi Arabia , Egypt and others to punish Qatar. However, mixed messages fro...

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Thousands mourn Tehran attack victims, chant "Death to Saudi"

He expressed his condolences to "spiritual guide", Ayatollah Ali Khamenei - Iran's Supreme Leader - and President Hassan Rouhani, and said: "I will pray for the souls of those who have lost their li...

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DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives

DUP MPs are meeting to discuss the situation and one told Sky's senior political correspondent Beth Rigby earlier: "We would consider a supply and confidence arrangement to make sure Theresa May h...

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Daniel Webster applauds passage of bill that would reverse Dodd-Frank regulations

Authored by Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling , a Republican , the CHOICE Act allows banks to choose between complying with Dodd-Frank or holding onto more capital. But he lam...

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DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached

A Number 10 spokesman said: "We welcome this commitment, which can provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and beyond". May said that "I want to reflect o...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Will Testify Before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Will Testify Before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Richard Shelby, chairman of the Appropriations subcommittee on justice, "it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in (the Senate Intelligence Committee, which) has been cond...

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Iran's Khamenei says attacks to increase hatred towards US, Saudi

Iranian people reject such US claims of friendship", Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tweeted. Five of the attackers had left Iran to fight for the Islamic State in Mosul and Raqqa, Iran's In...

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Theresa May's senior aides resign in United Kingdom election aftermath

Some senior Tories have made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister despite the Conservatives' losing their overall majorit...

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Hawaii Becomes First State to Sign Law Aligning with Paris Agreement

The Paris Climate Agreement includes over 190 countries committing to reduce emissions. A spokesperson for Bournemouth council said: "We believe that reducing energy use does not hold back the e...

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India, Pakistan join Shanghai pact despite bilateral tensions

Modi also met Uzbek President Mirziyoyev, and "exchanged pleasantries" with Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif , as they both awaited in the Leaders Lounge for the beginning of the cultural gala that inaugurat...

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Police face scrutiny as third London attacker named

Police face scrutiny as third London attacker named

Butt , 27, embraced radical Islam during his time in London and was once filmed in a documentary called " The Jihadis Next Door ". Butt was one of three terrorists who drove a van through pedest...

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After Election Flop, May Vows to Form New Government

The survey predicted the Conservatives will get 314 seats and the Labour Party 266. "Politicians must act responsibly, putting the interests of the country first and showing the world that the Uni...

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Nicola Sturgeon urged to rule out second independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon urged to rule out second independence referendum

The Times writes that "throughout the campaign the Conservatives , Labour and Liberal Democrats insisted that their voters were appalled by the prospect of a second independence referendum "....

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Trump commits to NATO's Article 5

Trump commits to NATO's Article 5

President Trump is expected to take questions from reporters a day after former FBI Director James Comey accused him of lying in stunning testimony. Trump's comment tracks with Republican talking ...

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Trump is unlikely to invoke executive privilege to stop Comey's testimony

The panel is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and whether the president or his associates were involved. But that was quickly dismissed by two unnamed senior administr...

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Wounded May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit

May's campaign seemed to suffer from her refusal to debate and her propensity to appear only in carefully controlled situations. The Labour MP, who has been a critic of leader Jeremy Corbyn , sai...

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