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Photo of knife used in London Bridge killing spree released by police

Photo of knife used in London Bridge killing spree released by police

The ringleader of the London terror attack last week tried to rent a 7.5-tonne truck, British police said on Saturday, indicating the attackers were looking to carry out a larger-scale assault. ...

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Afghan Army Soldier Shoots, Kills Three American Troops

Insider or so-called "green-on-blue" attacks have been an ongoing threat to USA military personnel in Afghanistan. The Afghan soldier was killed in the incident, Khogyani said. Such strikes have bre...

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Latest on Russia Hearings: Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly

Top intelligence officials testified Wednesday to the Senate that they never felt pressured to intervene in an ongoing investigation, despite Washington Post reporting that they told associates t...

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The Russia Investigations: What Comes Next?

He said the president had pressured him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , whom Mr Trump fired for misleading the White House over M Flynn's contacts with Mos...

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US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

In a letter on Saturday to Senator Richard Shelby Mr Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate Appropriations sub-committees but that ...

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Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: Pentagon

Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: Pentagon

Afghan officials initially reported that two US service members were killed but USA officials later said three had died in the incident. "The incident took place in Achin district and the Afghan arm...

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Arab diplomatic crisis deepens with new terror-related sanctions

Arab diplomatic crisis deepens with new terror-related sanctions

In a day of mixed messages and chaotic diplomacy, Mr Tillerson emphasised the economic, humanitarian and military damage he said the blockade was inflicting. The extraordinary denunciation of the ke...

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Who Are The Northern Irish Unionists And What Do They Stand For?

The announcement came after May lost Downing St. chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who resigned Saturday. May's bet that she could strengthen her hand by crushing what she believed to be ...

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President Trump wants 'yes' men, not advisers (Your letters)

President Trump wants 'yes' men, not advisers (Your letters)

Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee he came away from the February meeting with the impression that Trump was ordering him to drop the ongoing investigation into ex-national security ad...

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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi freed from prison in Zintan

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi freed from prison in Zintan

Gadhafi's son was captured by the battalion's fighters late in 2011, the year when a popular uprising toppled Gadhafi after more than 40 years in power. The 44-year-old was sentenced to death by firi...

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As Brexit nears, British politics suddenly looks more European than ever

As Brexit nears, British politics suddenly looks more European than ever

And maybe - I was speaking to one minister today who said effectively, Brexit is a dead duck. Like the Conservatives, they want a new customs arrangement with the European Union without specifying...

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UAE Threatens Qatar with Economic Embargo

UAE Threatens Qatar with Economic Embargo

Turkey has declared its full support to Qatar by offering food supplies and adopting a bill on deploying Turkish troops in Qatar. The move came after Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt along with other...

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James Comey ratings boost cable, broadcast TV

United States broadcast networks interrupted regular programming to air live coverage of Mr Comey's more than two hours of remarks before the Senate Intelligence Committee. While the inauguration of P...

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London Bridge attackers had tried to hire 8.3 ton truck

London Bridge attackers had tried to hire 8.3 ton truck

All three of the attackers were armed with pink ceramic knives , believed to have been bought from a Lidl store. "I have not seen this tactic in the United Kingdom before where terrorists create ...

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Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson strike very different tones on Qatar

Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson strike very different tones on Qatar

Secretary Tillerson told reporters at the State Department shortly before Trump's remarks that this blockade is hindering the US -led military campaign against ISIS , creating hardships for the p...

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Iran arrests 8 people suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

Iran arrests 8 people suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

IS claimed responsibility and threatened more attacks against Iran's majority Shi'ite population, seen by the hardline Sunni militants as heretics. On June 9, Iranian authorities said they had det...

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Trump accuses Comey of lying, offers to talk to Special Counsel

Trump accuses Comey of lying, offers to talk to Special Counsel

In his testimony, Comey also said Trump asked him in January to pledge loyalty to the president, an unusual request that would put in doubt the independence of the Federal Bureau of Investigat...

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Comey's testimony sharpens focus on issues of obstruction

He portrayed Trump as a chief executive dismissive of the FBI's independence and made clear that he interpreted Trump's request to end an investigation into his former national security adviser as...

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Ruth Davidson dismisses Scottish Tories breakaway claim

Ruth Davidson dismisses Scottish Tories breakaway claim

Ms Davidson, tipped by many as a future UK Tory leader, hailed a "historic" night for her party and said the result ended the prospect of another independence vote soon. Sturgeon said she would no...

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Media trying to stop me from tweeting

Media trying to stop me from tweeting

On Monday, Trump took to Twitter to defend his original travel ban and criticized London's mayor for his response to this weekend's deadly attack. New Jersey Gov. "People, the lawyers and the cour...

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Theresa May forms a government with DUP support after trip to Palace

Theresa May forms a government with DUP support after trip to Palace

Theresa May has now stated that she will look to work closely with her "friends and allies" in the DUP , but the terms of this deal are yet to be set out. With 649 of 650 seats in the House of Comm...

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Croydon man offered help and shelter following London Terror attack

Croydon man offered help and shelter following London Terror attack

Defending the handling of the investigation, Mr Rowley said: "There was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly". London p...

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United States soldiers shot dead by Afghan an Afghan commandos soldier in Nangarhar

A U.S. military spokesman in Afghanistan said: "We are aware of an incident in Eastern Afghanistan". This incident is under investigation. The provincial governor's spokesman Ataullah Khogyani confi...

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Puerto Rico Is Voting On Statehood: What's At Stake?

Puerto Rico Is Voting On Statehood: What's At Stake?

The second question gave Puerto Ricans a choice among several status options, including statehood, a sovereign free associated republic and independence, but excluded the status quo. On Sunday, they h...

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Iran: Trump's reaction to deadly attacks is 'repugnant'

Iran's intelligence ministry said on Thursday five of attackers who died in the assault had been identified as Iranians who had joined the hardline Sunni Muslim militants of Islamic State on their mai...

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Qatar seeks allies as Gulf crisis grows

Qatar seeks allies as Gulf crisis grows

Late Tuesday, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said on Qatar-based Al Jazeera television that his country was ready for worldwide mediation, adding that the emir had postpon...

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Tipton votes to support CHOICE Act

On Thursday, the House of Representatives approved the Financial Choice Act , rolling back numerous banking crisis era regulations created to reign in the industry. "It helps community banks a li...

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Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir

Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir

Nationals of countries that cut diplomatic ties with Qatar this week are free to remain in the Gulf state in line with existing regulations, according to a statement carried by Qatar state news agen...

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London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck to kill more people

According to the head of the London Metropolitan Police's anti-terrorist unit, Dean Haydon, the tragedy "could have been even worse" if the terrorist had rented the truck. Echevarria was killed du...

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London Bridge terrorists tried to hire 7.5 tonne lorry before attack

London Bridge terrorists tried to hire 7.5 tonne lorry before attack

During his time in Britain, Butt once worked for Transport of London as a customer service clerk but failed his probation after a few months on the job after attendance issues. Although Islamic Sta...

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Curfew lifted from Mandsaur city, prohibitory orders to remain in force

BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said,"Shivraj Chouhan ji is known as the friend of the farmers and we all know that Madhya Pradesh has delivered the best results in the agricultural sector". I request pe...

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Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi of favouring rich, ignoring farmers

It is the sixth death of the farmer being reported from violence-hit Mandsaur district in Madhya Pradesh. "The government based on preliminary investigation concluded that police opened fire on agit...

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Tory-DUP deal 'would be bad news for women'

Bringing Theresa May's Conservatives up to the majority needed to pass bills, the DUP's 10 MPs now arguably hold the balance of power in Westminster. She pointed to their "friends and allies" from t...

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Comey puts spotlight on Trump's litany of lies

Comey puts spotlight on Trump's litany of lies

Meanwhile, the Democratic leader in the US House of Representatives said today there was no question that Mr Trump abused his power in interactions with Mr Comey but she said it remained to be s...

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Garcetti says city will follow Paris Agreement goals

In the immediate aftermath of Trump's announcement, Garcetti and 60 of the 88 members of the group pledged to uphold the agreement, but the group has now grown to 289 members, and 279 have signed the ...

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