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Scrap Trump's state visit, urges London mayor Sadiq Khan

Scrap Trump's state visit, urges London mayor Sadiq Khan

The three men were shot dead by officers outside a pub in the vicinity after police opened fire with an unrivalled torrent of 50 bullets. Trump's controversial tweet came after Khan released a statement telling Londoners there was "no reason to be alarmed" about the increased police presence in the city in the days following the attack . Read More

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NC governor backing Paris deal despite Trump

Speaking at a clean energy forum in Beijing , Brown added that China was capable of driving world standards for automobile emissions. The acting United States ambassador to China has resigned over President Donald Trump's decision to leave the Paris climate accord, according to media reports on Tuesday. Read More

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Cyclone Mora claims 7 lives in Bangladesh

Cyclone Mora claims 7 lives in Bangladesh

A cyclone named Mora struck the island of Teknaf and Saint Martin in the coastal Bangladeshi district of Cox's Bazar. Omar Farukh, a community leader in Kutapalong camp, said conditions were dire: "Now we're in the open air". The border area is also home to refugee camps for Rohingyas who have fled persecution in their homeland in northwest Myanmar. The authorities have evacuated more than 300,000 people from different parts of the coastal and low-laying areas of the coastal districts ... Read More

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Led coalition strikes pro-Syrian regime forces

Led coalition strikes pro-Syrian regime forces

Russian Federation and Iran have deployed forces to Syria to back up leader Bashar Assad while the United States and many of its regional and Western allies have called for the strongman to leave power. "We are prepared to defend ourselves if pro-regime forces refuse to vacate the de-confliction zone", Dillon added. After warnings, both through the hotline and overhead passes, US aircraft struck a number of their vehicles. Read More

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British police name two London attackers

A Frenchman working at a restaurant in Borough Market , whom relatives named as Alexandre, was also killed in the attack , said French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. Butt had refused to socialise with women and was banned from a local mosque. "He (Khan) has risen above this crisis of death and destruction, as mayors continue to do, to alleviate fear, to bring comfort to his people and to give support to the first responders who continue to protect, defend and provide emergency care ... Read More

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Sher Bahadur Deuba elected as Nepal PM

Sher Bahadur Deuba elected as Nepal PM

A total of 558 votes were cast and he needed 297 in the 593-strong Parliament to prove his majority. The 70-year-old was the only contender in the election. One of Deuba's major challenges will be conducting provincial elections in seven newly formed states opposed by ethnic groups in south Nepal. The responsibility of conducting the second phase of local level election will rest upon Deuba. Read More

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Kuwait Emir in talks with Saudis, Qataris to resolve Gulf crisis

But Trump, wading into the worst split between powerful Arab states in decades, said on Tuesday his trip to the Middle East was "already paying off" with leaders there taking a hard new line in accusing Qatar of funding of militant groups. But Qatar has also always been accused by its Gulf neighbours and Egypt of supporting extremist groups. It was unclear how Trump's broadside against Qatar and any resulting diplomatic fallout might affect the US military presence in Qatar, where there are ... Read More

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Arsenal plot monster £122m move, Wenger talks 'red carpet treatment'

Arsenal plot monster £122m move, Wenger talks 'red carpet treatment'

Arsenal face competition for Mbappe's signature from Manchester United , Manchester City and Real Madrid while he could yet still remain with Monaco. "Nobody will buy a player for a 100 million and say: 'Come on, sit in the stands'". Monaco owner Dmitiri Rybolovlev has told France Football the French champions want to keep hold of Kylian Mbappe but that it is "the player who'll decide" his future. Read More

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Philippines bars workers from traveling to Qatar

Philippines bars workers from traveling to Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, the UAE, Yemen and the Maldives broke off relations with Qatar on Monday over its alleged support to the Islamic State and Al Qaeda. Qatar's cabinet issued a statement earlier today in an attempt to reassure residents that there would be no disruption to their daily lives including a shortage of food. Read More

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Chino, Chino Hills police participate in Special Olympics torch run

Chino, Chino Hills police participate in Special Olympics torch run

In a statement, Newtown police thanked several groups that provided sizable contributions to the Special Olympics fundraising project through which they raised approximately $4,000. There, the Neoga/Sigel Indians Special Olympics team will join the run from Casey's General Store to Dollar General. "We have participated in the Torch Run for more than 20 years and are extremely proud of the financial contribution made for this incredibly worthy cause". Read More

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Trump renews Twitter attack on London's mayor

Trump renews Twitter attack on London's mayor

After his election a year ago, Khan tweeted criticism of then-candidate Trump's rhetoric, saying that his "ignorant view of Islam could make both our countries less safe". That offer from May has already been the subject of protests. President Trump later challenged Khan to an IQ test during an interview on ITV. He further added, "When you have a special relationship it is no different from when you have got a close mate". Read More

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Luther Strange cosponsors Jerusalem reunification resolution

Senators advanced this measure just after US President Donald Trump formally deferred - at least for now - his campaign pledge to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and recognize the city as Israel's capital. The White House further tried to assure that Trump would still move the embassy eventually. According to a White House statement, he postponed the move in order to "maximize the chances of successfully negotiating a deal between Israel and the Palestinians". Read More

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Actions Toward Qatar Could Be Beginning of End of Terrorism

Trump said, in apparent reference to top Gulf Arab powers Saudi Arabia and the UAE, that leaders he met on his trip had warned him Qatar was funding " radical ideology " after he had demanded they take action to stop financing militants. 2010 - global soccer body Federation Internationale de Football Association selects Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup despite concerns over the conditions of labourers in the country. Read More

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Trump goes after London mayor again after terror attack

Trump goes after London mayor again after terror attack

It was a typical week of his presidential campaign boiled down to a few hours of 140-character messages. "Do you notice we are not having a gun debate right now? We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!" He also commended citizens as wells as responders to the tragedy and offered his support to Britain, writing, "America grieves with you". Read More

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London mayor says Trump will not 'divide our communities'

But in context, Khan was referring to the pumped-up police presence Londoners would see in the streets after the attack . In response to Mr Trump's attack, a spokesman for the mayor said on Saturday that Mr Khan "has more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context" the mayor's remarks. Read More

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Londoners struggle to take in cruelty, madness of terror attack

The three, who were wearing fake suicide vests, were shot dead during the attack. Khan had said on Sunday morning that people would see an increased police presence on the streets of the capital and should not be alarmed by that. No arrests had been made, police said . Mark Rowley, the Met Police's assistant commissioner, appealed to the public for more information about the killers. Read More

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Luck and perfect tennis sends Nishikori to French Open QF

Murray's wife Kim and Sophia are with him in Paris as he continues his French Open campaign, which on Monday brought a 6-3 6-4 6-4 win over Karen Khachanov in the fourth round. The world No. 6 lost the opening set 6-4, before taking on a 6-3 victory to force a decisive set. Murray is a master at frustrating young players into too many errors with his remarkable talent simply for getting balls back in play. Read More

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America's missile-defense system is shooting down North Korea's twisted hopes

America's missile-defense system is shooting down North Korea's twisted hopes

The intercept test, which comes at a time when the U.S.is keeping a wary eye on North Korea's missile program, was successful. "All our systems performed exactly as designed", Vice Adm. But "in a more broad sense", Davis said, "North Korea is obviously one of the reasons why we have this capability". That system - THAAD - is created to take down smaller missiles with a much shorter range that would not threaten the USA mainland. Read More

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Two London attackers named by police

ISIS said its "soldiers" carried out the attack . "Our current belief is that there were three attackers", Rowley said early Sunday. The family of a Canadian who died in the London terrorist attack is asking people to remember her by doing something for their community. Read More

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Twitter Bot Reformats Trump's Tweets as Official White House Statements

Twitter Bot Reformats Trump's Tweets as Official White House Statements

As President Donald Trump's Twitter habits continue to raise eyebrows around the world, a new parody account is re-imagining the United States leader's 140-character messages as official White House statements. "The words of the president matter whether they're spoken, written in a press release or sent out in a Tweet", said Ryan Williams, a political communications consultant and longtime spokesman for Mitt Romney. Read More

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