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Scotland Yard Names Man Believed Responsible For London Attack

Scotland Yard Names Man Believed Responsible For London Attack

Almost 20,000 mourners have donated over £300,000 to Keith's family on JustGiving , and in honour of his fearless sacrifice, The Metropolitan Police have retired the PC's shoulder number, 4157U, as a mark of respect. In the aftermath of atrocities in France previous year, London's most senior police officer warned that an attack was "highly likely" - a case of "when, not if". Read More

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Trump overlooks his Obamacare promise

Trump overlooks his Obamacare promise

In a spectacular turn of events, a shortage of support prompted Republican leadership to pull their health-care plan from a House of Representatives vote on Friday. Even if Republicans are on board with the amendment's goals, Bagley argues , they should think hard about voting for this, because "its actual language is a train wreck". Read More

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'Worst Is Yet to Come' with 400000 Trapped in West Mosul

'Worst Is Yet to Come' with 400000 Trapped in West Mosul

Iraq's military is assessing opening up another front and isolating Mosul's Old City, where the militants have put up fierce resistance, a U.S. deputy commanding general for the coalition said . "We are stunned by this bad loss of life", Lise Grande, the humanitarian coordinator for Iraq, said in a statement . United States military officials insisted that the rules of engagement had not changed. Read More

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Iraqi forces take control over Daesh command center in western Mosul

Iraqi forces take control over Daesh command center in western Mosul

The Coalition conducted several strikes near Mosul and we will provide this information to our civilian casualty team for further investigation", it said in a statement . A team of Iraqi rescue engineers worked to recover the bodies on Friday, after being prevented from reaching the site for days due to fierce front line clashes, according to Safaa Saadi Jawad, one of the engineers. Read More

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Taliban forces seize strategic district in embattled Helmand province

A spokesman for the provincial governor said security forces had conducted a tactical withdrawal to avoid civilian casualties. Local security forces fled Sangin in Helmand yesterday after an insurgent attack. It was not immediately clear if the Afghan military would seek the help of global coalition forces in the area. Tory MP James Heappey, an ex-Army officer who fought in Sangin , said: "Hundreds of UK, US and Afghan soldiers lost their lives or limbs there". Read More

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'Carlos the Jackal' back on trial for 1974 Paris attack

'Carlos the Jackal' back on trial for 1974 Paris attack

Ilich Ramirez Sanchez , known as "Carlos the Jackal". The Jackal was found guilty of a total of four bombings in Paris and Marseille in which 11 people were killed and up to 150 injured in the early 1980s. With attention in France now focused on the ever-present threat of jihadist attack, the trial in Paris will reach back to a time when Europe was repeatedly targeted by ruthless groups sympathetic to the Palestinian cause. Read More

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Trump fails to close the deal as Obamacare stays

It's not at all clear that Obamacare is in a death spiral, but there's no question the program is troubled. So now Trump says he'll wait for Democrats to come begging, which is apparently his entire Plan B. Before the bill was pulled, 33 Republicans were opposed. Trump came to Washington promising to drain the swamp. "Trump will have a very hard time dealing with these divides because he does not understand them", said John Pitney, a professor of American politics at Claremont-McKenna ... Read More

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ICC jails ex-Congo VP for a year for bribing witnesses

ICC jails ex-Congo VP for a year for bribing witnesses

The 54-year-old former businessman was convicted in June 2016 for the wave of murders and rape committed by his militia, the MLC, in the Central African Republic between October 2002 and March 2003. Bemba's lawyer, Aime Kilolo , was given a two-and-a-half-year suspended sentence as well as a $32,000 fine for his involvement. They all faced maximum sentences of five years. Read More

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Senior Hamas Leader Shot Dead in Gaza

Militants from small Jihadist Salafi groups have continued to fire an occasional rocket into Israel from Gaza despite Hamas's efforts to rein them in but Israel says it holds Hamas responsible and responds with air strikes and tank fire. Hamas-nominated attorney general Ismail Jaber on Saturday joined other Hamas officials in blaming Israel for the killing. Fuqaha was serving life in Israeli prison for his involvement involved in a 2002 attack in Jerusalem that killed a number of Israelis. Read More

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Trump's ex-national security adviser 'discussed Gulen removal'

Woolsey that General Flynn, or anyone else in attendance, discussed physical removal of Mr. Gulen from the United States during a meeting with Turkish officials in NY is false", Flynn spokesman Price Floyd said in a statement. A report by the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee found that evidence of the Gulen movement's involvement in the group was "anecdotal and circumstantial", as was evidence used for its terrorist designation by the Turkish government. Read More

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Cucked again! Healthcare vote canceled after Trump, Ryan fail to get votes

Ryan acknowledged that in the absence of a bill to replace ACA, the law - informally known as Obamacare - would remain in place. But one thing is for certain, the Twitterverse has no chill. "We didn't have 216 people", Ryan explained . Trump said he "came close" but couldn't seal the deal. All democrats voted against it. Even with accessions to the conservative contingents in the House being added to the bill, such as removing the requirement that insurance companies cover hospital visits ... Read More

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Netanyahu offers condolences to British Prime Minister May

Netanyahu offers condolences to British Prime Minister May

In his message, Li strongly condemned the terrorist attack, deeply mourned the innocent victims and extended honest sympathy to the injured and the families of the victims, reported Xinhua. The man (killer) was British-born and some years ago investigated by MI5.he was a peripheral figure". The prime minister said the UK's threat level was set at severe and would not change after the attacks. Read More

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U.S. supports daring raid in Syria against ISIS

U.S. supports daring raid in Syria against ISIS

France's defense minister says the battle by worldwide forces to take back the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will start in the coming days. Ali said that he is one of two Kurds on a 10-person committee setting up the Raqqa council, and that invitations to join the council had been sent to around 100 notable figures from Raqqa. Read More

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Chris Chiozza Hits Miracle Shot To Send Florida To Elite Eight

The Badgers finished second in the Big 10 ahead of Minnesota, Maryland, Northwestern and MI all teams with better or equal seeds. But just as he heated up, Wisconsin's Bronson Koenig shook off the shackles of Kasey Hill. They are poised under pressure and don't get rattled easily. He got a couple of assists, got some steals and just played hard. Wisconsin ends the year at 27-and-9. Read More

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Syrian army, militants clash ahead of Geneva peace talks

Syrian army, militants clash ahead of Geneva peace talks

The report came a day after the Syrian army confronted the second wave of rebel attack from the rebel-held neighbourhood east of Damascus on government-controlled areas in the eastern parts of the capital that started on Tuesday morning. The reporter said that army units, supported by the Syrian Air Force, destroyed 3 vehicles, 2 armored vehicles and killed a large number of terrorists in the axes of Tal al-Sakhar/ Bridij. Read More

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Las Vegas LOCKDOWN as gunman opens fire

Las Vegas LOCKDOWN as gunman opens fire

No one was injured and a suspect was taken into custody. The Las Vegas police confirmed that a burglary took place but any reports of an "active shooter" were false. According to U.S. media outlets, unknown persons in pig masks opened fire in the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas . One eyewitness, though - a woman named Kira, who did not want her surname used - told ABC News she saw a man wearing a pig mask (below). Read More

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WH No Longer Expresses Confidence In Health Vote

Rep. Adam Schiff and Rep. Devin Nunes, the top two committee officials, are clearly at odds over the progress of the investigations, and the White House is in the middle of it all. Reservations about the bill span the party's political spectrum. Trump discussed healthcare later in the afternoon when he met with a group of truckers and CEOs. Read More

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Real Madrid striker Benzema receives Cantona support over France exile

Real Madrid striker Benzema receives Cantona support over France exile

It is a very hard situation for a footballer, especially when you play for a club as big as Real Madrid . "It's a year and a half since I played for France , it hurts". Benzema was just 21 when he took the step up to Madrid, and having initially struggled to adapt, he believes Mbappe, who has just 33 league games under his belt in France , should be patient and stay at Monaco for now. Read More

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President Trump Will Give Commencement Address at Liberty University

President Trump Will Give Commencement Address at Liberty University

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. was one of Trump's most outspoken evangelical Christian supporters during the campaign and since has taken a role heading a White House task force on reforming higher education. Naval Academy. President George H.W. Bush was the last president to deliver the Virginia-based university's keynote address in 1990. In a related development and a break from normal tradition, the University of Notre Dame will not invite the sitting president as its ... Read More

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Sanctions badly affect most needy in North Korea

North Korea is on a quest to develop a long-range missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland with a nuclear warhead, and staged two nuclear tests and multiple missile launches previous year. As resident coordinator in Pyongyang, he is responsible for United Nations development and other activities in North Korea. This is reflected in the radical decline in donor funding since 2012 ... Read More

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Group of militants killed in attempted attack on National Guard in Chechnya

Group of militants killed in attempted attack on National Guard in Chechnya

Strongly condemning the "gruesome attack", Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the country is being repeatedly targeted by terrorists and needs to step up efforts to deal with such acts. "They clashed with those at the base with light weapons for several hours". The mostly Muslim region in the North Caucasus was devastated by two post-Soviet wars between government forces and separatists. Read More

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What we know about the victims of the London terrorist attack

But when Emmie learned about Wednesday's attack and the killing of PC Palmer , who was on duty at Parliament and was stabbed to death by Khalid Masood as he tried to disarm him, she changed her mind. As he lay bleeding on the cobblestone street, Conservative MP Tobias Ellwood gave him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, to no avail. In a post on Facebook, Andrew Thorogood, 41, a jeweller from Alice Springs, Northern Territory in Australia, said he had met the "genuinely nice bloke" past year and ... Read More

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