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London police make three arrests over terror attack

London police make three arrests over terror attack

Three men deliberately drove a vehicle into pedestrian traffic on London Bridge, before fleeing to nearby Borough Market, where they began stabbing bystanders with long knives. Butt, 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan who was known to security services, while Italian authorities said they warned the United Kingdom that 22-year-old Zaghba was a "possible suspect". Read More

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N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories

N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories

He told the Sunday Mirror on Saturday: 'I can still be prime minister. The Conservative party failing to win an outright majority in this week's election has endangered the prospect of a real Brexit. "This is not the time for sharks to be circling". He tweeted: "The adviser takes the fall but Theresa May is the one responsible for her own defeat". Read More

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Qatar denounces Gulf states' 'policy of domination'

Qatar denounces Gulf states' 'policy of domination'

A previous mediation effort by Kuwait in which the Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah shuttled between Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Doha , failed to achieve an immediate breakthrough. Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it was ordering "suitable measures" to help families with mixed citizenships, but provided few details. Iran has sent five planeloads of food to Qatar, which is suffering shortages amid a regional blockade. Read More

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Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

Elected EU officials and members of the European Parliament aimed their fire squarely at Theresa May - who called the snap election in an attempt to strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks - and the wider Conservative Party. The lack of a clear majority for any party could force a more conciliatory approach. The probability of a clean divorce from the European Union, a so-called "hard Brexit", can play out in different ways. Read More

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Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

Ten DUP MPs will allow a government that looks set to be - in the words she previously used against other parties - a "weak and unstable coalition of chaos". The arrangement with the DUP will make governing easier, but it makes some Conservatives uneasy. The DUP forged its combative brand of British nationalism in the Protestant areas of 1970s Belfast as the bloody "Troubles" pitched hardline unionists fighting to remain part of Britain against mainly Catholic nationalists seeking a united ... Read More

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Puerto Rico casts symbolic vote for statehood

Puerto Rico casts symbolic vote for statehood

Protesters in favor of Puerto Rico's independence protest after a referendum was held on the island's status by marching through the financial district, known as the golden mile, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, June 11, 2017. But even statehood supporters came out in lower than expected numbers. He also said that participation rates varied from 7 percent to 35 percent for states including Wisconsin and Hawaii when they were ratified as states. Read More

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Delta ends sponsorship over Trump look-alike killing scene

Delta ends sponsorship over Trump look-alike killing scene

In a tweet Sunday afternoon, Delta Airlines responded to a user who questioned the airline's decision to financially back the controversial rendition. The show, which stars Gregg Henry as Caesar and Elizabeth Marvel as Marc Antony, has drawn the ire of conservatives because the blonde-haired Caesar bears a striking resemblance to President Donald Trump - and the show, of course, features Caesar's death. Read More

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China Eastern plane returns to Sydney following engine incident

China Eastern plane returns to Sydney following engine incident

Passengers on board flight MU736 said shortly after the take-off, they had heard a loud sound coming from the left engine. Images circulated on social media showed a large hole in the flight's left engine casing. Passengers travelling on the flight are expected to board another plane to China on Monday morning. Aviation experts are now conducting an investigation on the aircraft to find the exact cause of the incident. Read More

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Shivraj Singh ends his indefinite fast

Shivraj Singh ends his indefinite fast

Former Chief Minister Kailash Joshi offered coconut water to Chouhan for ending his fast at the Dussehra Maidan here. A day after Mandsaur firing, the protesters had also allegedly set ablaze four passenger buses and a dozen other vehicles in Newri Phata in Dewas district on the highway. Read More

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About 100 people rally in Portland for LGBT rights

About 100 people rally in Portland for LGBT rights

According to the national march website , the objective was to "peacefully and clearly address concerns about the current political landscape and how it is contributing to the persecution and discrimination of LGBTQ individuals". This diversity, combined with experiences of marginalization, makes them fierce fighters against injustice for all - and they are leading the resistance. Read More

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'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

Mail on Sunday tripe - I am backing Theresa may. However, beyond all unquestionable doubt, Britain's departure from the European Union must take precedence over any other issue, be it political or personal. The arrangement with the DUP will make governing easier, but it makes some Conservatives uneasy. There are fears among more liberal Conservative MPs that the socially conservative DUP will demand a scaling back of abortion and gay rights - but No. Read More

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Argentina Score Sensational End-To-End Try In Dramatic Game Vs England

Argentina Score Sensational End-To-End Try In Dramatic Game Vs England

Ford kicked his seventh goal from eight attempts to finish with a 23-point haul and wrap up a breathtaking victory in the first of two Tests that enabled England to get back to winning ways. Having had his appetite whetted for the worldwide game, Solomona is now hoping to fight off competition from Marland Yarde and uncapped duo Nathan Earl and Harry Mallinder to win his second cap. Read More

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Saudi Arabia, UAE welcome Trump's warning to Qatar

The alliance last week cut ties with Qatar and closed off all land, sea and air travel links with the Gulf country, accusing its leaders of supporting extremist groups. And in the wake of that conference, nations came together and spoke to me about confronting Qatar over its behaviour", Trump told reporters at the news conference."So we had a decision to make: Do we take the easy road or do we finally take a hard but necessary action? Turkey also has chose to send troops to a base it ... Read More

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Lies, defamation, tapes, leaks: Highlights from Comey's testimony

Comey called President Trump a liar . The term quickly became a trending topic on Twitter . "We're under siege ... but we will come out bigger and better and stronger than ever", he said. From Capitol Hill to San Francisco's Castro district, Comey's appearance attracted television "watch parties" beckoning politics buffs to taverns, restaurants and living rooms to view an event some likened to the "Super Bowl of Washington ". Read More

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Iran sends food to Qatar amid Gulf dispute

Iran sends food to Qatar amid Gulf dispute

The statement comes amid a blockade imposed by the Gulf states of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, in addition to Egypt and other non-Gulf countries, accusing Qatar sheltering members of terrorist organizations and interfering in other countries' domestic affairs. Read More

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Theresa May's two closest aides quit after election debacle

Theresa May's two closest aides quit after election debacle

Mr Timothy said: "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign , which was the oversight of our policy programme". Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has emerged as the favorite to replace May. Writing separately in a column in The Times , Perrior said she saw May stand up to Hill "only a handful of times ". Mrs May called the election claiming she wanted a stronger hand in the forthcoming Brexit negotiations, due to start on the same day as the Queen's Speech. Read More

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US airstrike kills 8 Islamic extremists in Somalia

US airstrike kills 8 Islamic extremists in Somalia

The Pentagon said the operation occurred at approximately 0600 GMT/UTC "in coordination with regional partners as a direct response to al-Shabab actions , including recent attacks on Somali forces". Africom assessed that eight al-Shabaab militants were killed in the strike. "You have no future with the terrorists, but you can still be a part of Somalia's future; a peaceful and prosperous future". Read More

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Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates

He says that funding has to end. The diplomatic crisis, the worst since the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq and the subsequent Gulf War, has seen Arab nations and others cut ties to Qatar , which hosts a major U.S. The Qatari government said the list "once again reinforces baseless allegations that hold no foundation in fact" and boasted: "We lead the region in attacking the roots of terrorism". Read More

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Hundreds demonstrate against Theresa May's alliance with the DUP

Hundreds demonstrate against Theresa May's alliance with the DUP

Theresa May clung to her job as Prime Minister only by arranging a coalition with the ten members of Northern Ireland's Democratic Union Party, giving her a bare three-vote majority in the 650-vote House of Commons. Graham Brady, the chairman of the Tory backbench 1922 Committee and one of the party's key power-brokers, insisted that there was no appetite among MPs for an immediate leadership challenge which could see them plunged into another general election. Read More

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DUP enters into discussions with Conservative Party

As the results of this extraordinary election were declared, the DUP's Deputy Leader, Nigel Dodds, declared it was "turning into a great night" for his party and for the union between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. The election, which has overturned all opinion poll projections of a strong Conservative party majority, recorded the highest turnout in 25 years at 68.7 per cent, with almost 32 million of the 46.9 million registered voters casting their ballots. Read More

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Qatar Lauds Russia's Offer on Food Supplies Amid Row With Arab States

Qatar Lauds Russia's Offer on Food Supplies Amid Row With Arab States

Niger said on Saturday it had recalled its ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab countries that have cut ties with Doha over allegations it sponsors Islamist militants and Iran. Iran's flag carrier is flying vegetables to Qatar after Arab nations cut land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich Gulf nation. Iranian media meanwhile reported Sunday that three traditional dhow boats carrying some 350 tons of fruit are to leave for Qatar from the small Iranian port of Dayyer. Read More

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