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United Kingdom police: 'Number of fatalities' at Grande concert

Prime Minister Theresa May said the incident was being treated as a terrorist attack . Though, they caution that this is preliminary information, according to a senior law enforcement official who briefed on the investigation. I lay her down, she'd got a stomach wound and possibly a broken leg. "Bodies were everywhere", a woman in Manchester , identified only as Emma, told BBC Radio. Read More

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Russian FM Lavrov denies discussing Comey's dismissal with Trump

Russian FM Lavrov denies discussing Comey's dismissal with Trump

Donald Trump is doing an excellent impression of a president who desperately wishes to be impeached. Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee said in a statement that he's optimistic Comey's testimony, "will help answer some of the questions that have arisen since Director Comey was so suddenly dismissed by the President", and that it will, "shed light on issues critical to this Committee's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election". Read More

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Aides: Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation comments to Russians were aimed at cooperation

A White House spokesperson said in a statement, "The White House does not confirm or deny unsubstantiated claims based on illegal leaks from anonymous individuals". In an interview with ABC News' "This Week" aired Sunday, McMaster said he has "no difficulty" giving Trump his "best, candid advice". Trump told senior Russian officials, in the Oval Office, that he fired Comey to relieve the pressure of an investigation into whether their government was colluding with his campaign. Read More

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Ice Hockey: Holders Canada stun Russia with third-period comeback

Ice Hockey: Holders Canada stun Russia with third-period comeback

Lundqvist and Canada counterpart Calvin Pickard , who saved William Nylanders first penalty for Sweden , were outstanding in a game in which the Canadians narrowly outshot their opponents 43-42. Five Flyers will play for Canada against Sweden for the gold medal on Sunday afternoon at 2:15 p.m. O'Reilly tied it in the third period on a rebound after an initial shot from Mitch Marner . Read More

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Trump Today: President makes bid to revive Mideast peace process

It also comes as he contends with a raft of problems back home, including a special counsel investigating whether his associates colluded with Russian Federation. Shortly after the war, Israel annexed East Jerusalem . President Donald Trump is expressing solidarity with the United Kingdom in the wake of a deadly explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, condemning the "evil losers" behind the blast. Read More

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AP Source says Flynn will invoke Fifth Amendment

AP Source says Flynn will invoke Fifth Amendment

Senator James Lankford , a Republican member of the intelligence committee, said on Twitter that Mr Flynn was within his rights to invoke the Fifth Amendment of the United States constitution. Sacked White House national security advisor, Michael Flyyn has refused to hand over files to the Senate Intelligence Committee. Cummings and other Democrats have blasted Trump and his team for failing to more carefully check Flynn's background before they brought him to the White House, ... Read More

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Jerusalem will always be Israel's capital: Benjamin Netanyahu

Wearing a Jewish skullcap, he touched the stones of the Western Wall in Jerusalem and, as cameras clicked away, tucked a private note into one of the crannies. president. "West Jerusalem is the capital of Jerusalem , it's the capital of the country, and the actual organs of government are in West Jerusalem , and so I wish he had gone through with that, actually", said Kristol, who founded the weekly conservative magazine. Read More

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Despite besting Djokovic, Alexander Zverev backs Nadal for French Open glory

Despite besting Djokovic, Alexander Zverev backs Nadal for French Open glory

Djokovic was hoping to win his 31st ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title in Italy, but the four-time champion in Rome collided with rising star Zverev, who clinched his first big title on Sunday, reports Efe. He lost in the third round at Wimbledon, his earliest defeat in a Grand Slam in seven years, lost in the first round at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, reached the final of the U.S. Read More

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Police say 19 killed in blast at Grande concert

Police say 19 killed in blast at Grande concert

The victims are being treated at six hospitals across Greater Manchester , Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said. Scores of ambulances rushed to the scene immediately and people attempted to leave the arena. It was the deadliest attack in Britain since 2005. "Some people were screaming they'd seen blood but other people were saying it was balloons busting or a speaker had been popped", said another eyewitness. Read More

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Manchester Terror Attack: What we know so far

Emergency vehicles were helping the injured and bomb disposal units were later seen outside the venue. At last count 22 people, including children, were confirmed dead and around 50 people injured. Its spirit was not bowed, its community continued. The wounded were showered with glass and metal nuts after a "huge bomb-like bang" went off at as people waited to leave the arena after the show finished. Read More

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United Kingdom police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert

A police helicopter hummed over the city as somber commuters hurried to work. Public transport shut down, and taxis offered to give stranded people free rides home, while residents opened their homes to provide lodging. May's Conservatives suspended campaigning in the wake of the attack and other parties were expected to do so too. Police cars, bomb-disposal units and 60 ambulances raced to the scene as the scale of the carnage became clear. Read More

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AIMPLB to issue advisory to qazis; triple talaq dubbed 'undesirable practice'

AIMPLB to issue advisory to qazis; triple talaq dubbed 'undesirable practice'

The board also said the qazi will advise both the bride and bridegroom "to incorporate a condition in the nikahnama to exclude resorting to pronouncement of triple talaq by the man in one sitting". "The stand of Shariat is clear about divorce that the pronouncement of divorce without any reason and that three divorces in one go are not the correct method of pronouncement of divorce". Read More

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Donald Trump Arrives in Israel, Will Push Peace Process

Trump landed in Israel on Monday morning after starting his first trip overseas as President in Saudi Arabia . Trump absolutely shared that information with the Russians. But the visit also comes as the U.S. Mr Trump is due to travel to the West Bank to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday. Trump was referring to US media reports according to which he disclosed to Lavrov and other Russian officials intelligence that Israel had passed on to America about plans ... Read More

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Turkey summons USA ambassador over Washington brawl

But the Turkish government did not accept that criticism and, in a statement , attacked "the inability of USA authorities to take sufficient precautions at every stage" of Erdogan's visit. Hearing will resume on Tuesday with the suspects, among them President Tayyip Erdogan's aide-de-camp, the former head of Turkey's air force, and dozens of generals and colonels and major, continuing to give their defenses. Read More

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Panic for parents and children at UK pop concert attack

Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said police were treating the blast as a terrorist incident and were working with counter-terrorism police and intelligence agencies but gave no further details on their investigation. "We ask all of you to hold the victims, their families, and all those affected in your hearts and prayers". "My thoughts are with all those affected and our brilliant emergency services". Read More

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Rouhani dismisses Trump warning over Iran 'threat'

Reformist candidates swept municipal elections in Iran's capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term, state media reported Monday. Our missiles are for peace and for defense ... Paris, which is at odds with Iran over the crisis in Syria, took one of the hardest lines against Tehran during negotiations between Iran and major powers in 2015, but has been quick to restore trade ties. Read More

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Former RJD MP gets life-term in 1995 MLA murder case

Former RJD MP gets life-term in 1995 MLA murder case

The three guilty have also been slapped with a fine of Rs 40,000 each. At around 7 pm, three unidentified assailants barged into his house and hurled bombs at him leading to his instant death. "We have fought against the entire system for years". Prabhunath Singh was in the Janata Dal in 1995 and later joined Janata Dal-United (JD-U) of Nitish Kumar before finally going to the RJD. Read More

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Turkey leader calls on USA to reverse decision to arm Kurds

On Tuesday, the Pentagon announced that U.S. President Trump had approved the arming of the YPG "as necessary to ensure a clear victory" in a planned operation to retake the northern Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State (IS). But Ankara regards the YPG as a terror group and the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ), which since 1984 has waged an insurgency inside Turkey leaving tens of thousands dead. Read More

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Venezuela once more in the grip of protests

Venezuela once more in the grip of protests

Venezuelans have been suffering from severe shortages of food and medicine. Protester Rafael Prieto, an 80-year-old cab driver, said government repression against the marchers saddened him. With the PSUV in power and an opposition-controlled congress, the government has been in a deadlock. Foes dismiss it as an attempt to keep the socialists in power by establishing a biased new assembly. Read More

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Belt and Road summiteers swear by open trade centred around WTO

Belt and Road summiteers swear by open trade centred around WTO

China will also provide emergency food aid worth 2 billion yuan to developing countries along the Belt and Road and make an additional contribution of 1 billion US dollars to the Assistance Fund for South-South Cooperation. Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta, one of only two African leaders invited to China's One Belt One Road forum in Beijing this week, recently called on China to balance its trade with African countries. Read More

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UK PM to chair Cobra meeting after blast

UK PM to chair Cobra meeting after blast

Isabel Hodgins, who had been attending the concert, told Sky News: "Everybody was panicking, there was pushing up the stairs". "It was a huge explosion - you could feel it in your chest". Britain's terrorist threat level has been set at "severe" in recent years, indicating an attack is highly likely. Police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. Read More

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