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British police confirm 8th person killed in London Bridge attack

Thomas's next of kin have been told, police said, but formal identification has not yet taken place. "I am deeply shocked, saddened and numbed by the actions of my ex-partner who has killed and injured so many innocent people". Collina says police called her when her son was stopped at the airport on March 15, 2016 and asked if she knew he was going to Turkey. Seven people were killed in the attack, while 48 were wounded. Read More

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Shivraj observes fast to restore 'peace', Congress slams him

Shivraj observes fast to restore 'peace', Congress slams him

The curfew will remain in Pipliamandi police station area which is 15 km from Mandsaur district headquarters and where five farmers were killed in separate police firings during the agitation. He further said that Chouhan is answerable to the brutal killing of the farmers who were agitating for their legitimate demands. Other states and farmers' organisations have been demanding a similar waiver. Read More

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Trump may allow Comey testimony

It would not work. Republican Senator Susan Collins, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said she is eager to question Comey to find out more about Trump's allegation that Comey told him on three separate occasions that he was not under investigation. Read More

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More Apprehended Over Tehran Terror Attacks

He said the arrests are part of investigations into the deadly attacks. The Intelligence Ministry said its forces stormed several "safe houses" linked to the group in the country's northwest, according to state television. He said anti-Iranian remarks by Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and U.S. President Donald Trump are a "matter of disgrace" for them. It described the suspects as "agents of Daesh", an Arabic acronym for the Islamic State group, and said they included "operational ... Read More

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John McCain: Senator's Questions at Comey Hearing Left Many Confused

John McCain: Senator's Questions at Comey Hearing Left Many Confused

Comey alleges Trump repeatedly pressed him for his "loyalty" and directly pushed him to "lift the cloud" of investigation by declaring publicly the president was not the target of the probe into his campaign's Russian Federation ties. The senator release a statement on Thursday afternoon, in an effort to clear up the confusion. Comey stated to the Senate Intelligence Committee that Lynch directed him "not to call [the Hillary Clinton email investigation] an investigation, but to call ... Read More

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McCain says confusing Comey questions resulted from tiredness

I have no idea what McCain is trying to say here. "What I was trying to get at was whether Mr. Comey believes that any of his interactions with the President rise to the level of obstruction of justice". "In his testimony today, James Comey claimed that the Obama administration, Attorney General Loretta lynch, let politics influence the FBI's description of its investigation of Hillary Clinton's classified emails", mentioned Anchor Scott Pelley near the end of CBS Evening News, ... Read More

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Social Media user given death sentence on blasphemy charges

Social Media user given death sentence on blasphemy charges

Raza was arrested in April previous year for allegedly posting derogatory content about prominent Sunni religious figures and the wives of Prophet Muhammad on Facebook , the Nation reports. Qureshi said Bahawalpur's counter-terrorism force arrested Raza in April previous year following a complaint that he was showing onlookers objectionable material on his cell phone at a bus terminal. Read More

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Trump offers 'support' to May after polls setback

The Downing St. resignations came as May worked to fill jobs in her minority government and replace ministers who lost their seats on Thursday. Politicians and citizens expressed concerns over the DUP's stance on various issues - it is anti-abortion, has railed against LGBT rights, and previously appointed a climate change denier as environment minister in Northern Ireland . Read More

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Duterte says he didn't ask United States help in Marawi siege

Duterte says he didn't ask United States help in Marawi siege

He told AFP Friday's deaths amounted to the military's biggest single-day loss in the campaign. Some 20 civilians and an estimated 138 extremists have been killed in the ongoing fighting , the Philippines government stated. The request for USA assistance came eight months after Duterte suggested he would end joint military drills with the US, after President Barack Obama's criticism of the extrajudicial killing of thousands of people in the war on drugs that human rights advocates say has ... Read More

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Russia calls for dialogue in Qatar crisis

That's created chaos across the Sunni Gulf nations, whose citizens regularly intermarry and conduct business across countries sharing long historic and cultural bonds. In addition to digital sanctions, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain have all closed their airspace to flights to and from Qatar, in addition to a land blockade imposed by Riyadh . Read More

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O'Neill looking to Warrior Walters in Austria battle

I think the Irish, will be able to score points in the upcoming match and practically unhook one of the competitors from the struggle for the first two places in the table. "But, yeah, Marko's a big miss because he can create something out of nothing". So we just have to grab those points. I don't think anyone would be. "I don't ever remember us being involved and having an easy game". Read More

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Arab countries place dozens on new Qatar 'terror list,' deepening dispute

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates signaled Sunday they may allow some Qataris to stay in their countries amid a diplomatic rift with the Gulf nation. as a reliable ally, said Ayham Kamel, director for the Middle East and North Africa at the Eurasia Group. State-run Qatar Petroleum sought to reassure the public yesterday, saying its production of oil and gas has not been affected by tensions in the Gulf that saw several Arab states block their airspace, ports and ... Read More

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UK's May Strikes Tentative Deal With N. Ireland Party

The European Parliament president stressed the importance of a "stable government" in the United Kingdom at the start of the Brexit negotiations, set to begin on June 19. Northern Irish unionists gave full backing to May for a new government, with party leader Arlene Foster saying they will contribute to the country's "stability". Read More

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AFC monitoring Qatar crisis

To that end, just an hour before Trump's comments at a news conference, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia and three other Arab nations to ease their recent crackdown on Qatar. Tillerson says the USA will support efforts to mediate the crisis along with Kuwait. "Qatar has a history of supporting groups that span the spectrum of political expression, from activism to violence", Mr Tillerson said. Read More

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Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

She was allegedly on a mission to procure firearms as they prepare to escape the fighting. The U.S. embassy confirmed it had offered support, at the request of the Philippines government, but gave no details. Arevalo said fighting resumed Saturday as troops pushed their advance into three districts where more than 200 militants were still holed up. Almost 2,000 civilians remain trapped in the area under the group's control after a majority of the city's 200,000 inhabitants fled. Read More

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Chennai: Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar stopped from entering Poes Garden residence

Chennai: Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar stopped from entering Poes Garden residence

Amid the confusion that prevailed soon after her visit, Deepa, who was accompanied by her husband Madhavan , picked up a quarrel with his brother Deepak and was also involved in a verbal dispute with police officers. "We also pointed to her that the house was locked and asked her to leave the premises", the sources said. Deepa also said that she has sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Read More

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Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

It also said that the Islamic republic is after hunting the commandment centers of the terrorist beyond the borders. "It (the attacks ) will not damage our nation's determination to fight terrorism. It was not clear when the five men returned to Iran ahead of Wednesday's attacks. It said they were part of a network that entered Iran in July-August 2016 under the leadership of "high-ranking Daesh commander" Abu Aisha intending to carry out "terrorist operations in religious cities". Read More

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Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud

Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud

After Labour won 41 per cent of the vote he faced calls on social media to put his money (and his book) where his mouth is. If, however, that does happen, he would happily eat his new Brexit book. "I did say I would eat this book". "I'm a man of my word". The University of Kent professor has co-authored the book that he was seen eating, "Brexit: Why Britain voted to leave the European Union ". Read More

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Record number of women and LGBT lawmakers elected in United Kingdom elections

Record number of women and LGBT lawmakers elected in United Kingdom elections

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said she has received assurances from the Prime Minister over gay rights should the Tories do a deal with Democratic Unionist Party. Without a majority , she could be forced to seek consensus on the approach she takes, potentially by performing a U-turn on single market membership and protecting the economy at the expense of new immigration controls. Read More

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London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say

Relatives of the Spanish victim in the London Bridge attack last week say they would like to take the body of Ignacio Echeverria back to Spain as soon as the autopsy scheduled for Friday is conducted. After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller van that they used to plow into crowds before they leapt from the vehicle and went on a stabbing rampage in an attack that left eight people dead and almost 50 people injured. Read More

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GST rates revised for 7-8 items

GST rates revised for 7-8 items

The one day Meeting will also be attended among others by the Finance Ministers of different States and UTs (having elected assembly) being the members of the GST Council. Presently, entertainment tax is levied by individual states. Those opting for the scheme will have to pay tax at the rate of 1% for the trading community, 2% for those engaged in manufacturing, and 5% for restaurants, Mr. Read More

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Trump complains about Germany's trade, military spending policies on Twitter

Trump complains about Germany's trade, military spending policies on Twitter

Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel followed her and blasted the United States , saying the Trump administration's "short-sighted policies. stand against the interest of the European Union ". "Germany is a large, reliable and trustworthy partner for us", he added. Trump met with Merkel in the White House on March 17. Spicer maintained the president views Germany and Europe more broadly as an important USA ally and welcomes calls by Merkel for Europe to take on a greater ... Read More

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Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

The defence chief spoke directly to concerns America might grant concessions to China to ensure cooperation on North Korea, saying the issue was not "binary" and that the United States would continue to pressure Beijing elsewhere. "If we are to seek peace and prosperity, we need to summon our reserves". The North says it needs nuclear weapons to forestall the threat of U.S. attack. Read More

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Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof

Subban, especially after the two yapped at each other at the end of Game 3 in Nashville. "Opportunities like this, they don't come around often, so you want to make the majority", Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby said. The Predators are 9-1 at home in the playoffs, a place they will need to be a haven once again if they want to extend their improbable Cup run - and a flat-out odd final - back to Pittsburgh. Read More

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UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

Prime Minister Theresa May (centre) with Northern Irish First Minister and DUP Leader Arlene Foster (left) and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness (right), in 2016. The arrangement with the DUP will make governing easier, but it makes some Conservatives uneasy. "It's an issue very close to my heart and one that I wanted categoric assurances from the prime minister on, and I received (them)", said Davidson, who is engaged to be married to her female partner. Read More

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Tehran Terrorist Attacks Revenge on Democracy: Rouhani

Tehran Terrorist Attacks Revenge on Democracy: Rouhani

Two guards, 10 government staffers and five civilians were killed in the attacks that simultaneously targeted the country's parliament and the shrine of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. In this author's opinion, the threat by ISIS, or what will remain of it as an underground terrorist network, to Iranian territory and interests will grow after ISIS is defeated militarily. Read More

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