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London police arrest 6 as footage of attack is released

Two men were arrested on a street in Ilford and the third was apprehended at an Ilford residence when police searched the home, authorities said. A man in his 30s was arrested by Irish police in Wexford county, south of Dublin , and questioned over documentation connected to Redouane. Read More »

Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

The pound dropped as much as 1.9 percent before recovering some of those losses to trade at $1.2784 at 2:55 a.m.in London . The Conservative leader called this election to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations and to give her more control over her rebellious backbenchers. Read More »

Iran: Tehran attackers had fought in IS strongholds of Mosul, Raqa

The outlet also noted that the U.S. State Department had published a "more benign" statement on the incident, reading, "The depravity of terrorism has no place in a peaceful, civilized world". The attack came as emboldened Sunni Arab states - backed by US President Donald Trump - are hardening their stance against Shiite-ruled Iran. However, Iranian Revolutionary Guards have blamed Saudi Arabia, threatening to take revenge , which would complicate the situation further as tension was ... Read More »

White House strikes back at Comey, says Trump 'not a liar'

The right wing pointed to its preferred spots. So let's cut to the chase: Did President Trump obstruct justice? "And knowing how President Trump is, they ring very true", Jowers said. Comey said his senior aides were divided on whether to provide that assurance to Trump . So, he was in a position, I think, where there was nobody else that he could really discuss this with, given the lack of confirmed leadership positions in the Department of Justice at the time , and given the ... Read More »

London terrorist on bail at time of attack

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Police said Zaghba was an Italian national of Moroccan descent , living in east London. Collina said that when authorities visited her this week, she had thought they would discuss her son's disappearance, which she had reported to local police after neither she nor his father could reach him following her phone call. Read More »

3rd French victim of London Bridge attacks confirmed

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A CNN report has since claimed that he was on the watchlist of Italy after being "stopped at the Bologna airport by Italian airport police in March 2016 as he was trying to board a plane bound for Istanbul". They tipped off the authorities in Britain and Morocco about him, but for reasons that are still unclear he was not on the radar of British police and intelligence services before Saturday's attack. Read More »

Grand jury indicts woman in leaked secrets case

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Victor was charged in a federal grand jury indictment on Wednesday with a single count of willful retention and transmission of national defense information, a felony offense under the Espionage and Censorship Act that carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. Read More »

Japan enacts law for Emperor Akihito, 83, to abdicate

Historically, abdication of Japanese emperors was common, with about half the 125 of them stepping down. The lower house passed the legislation last week. He has worked for decades to soothe the wounds of World War II, fought in the name of his father, Hirohito. "Emperor Akihito became enormously popular as he abandoned the aloof style of his father and sought to spend more time among the people". Read More »

Watch Police Shoot And Kill London Bridge Terrorists

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It brings the total number of people in custody to five. Police said in a statement: 'Detectives were appealing for information about Xavier Thomas, 45, a French national who had not been seen since the night of the terrorist attack on London Bridge. Read More »

Black Caps v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy

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In 2013 the two teams met in the tournament with England winning comfortably. England , meanwhile, are the only team to qualify for the semi-finals from Group A so far. However, Bangladesh of late have been a tough team to beat and can not be taken lightly at any point. Bangladesh's Mashrafe Mortaza during nets. Read More »

North Korea says it tested new anti-ship missile

SEOUL-Two North Koreans have chose to defect to South Korea after being rescued last week from waters off the east coast of the peninsula, South Korea said on Thursday. North Korea has made a point of showing off these types of launchers this year, all of which have been developed indigenously and increase the survivability of its various missile systems. Read More »

North Korea says it tested new anti-ship missile

SEOUL-Two North Koreans have chose to defect to South Korea after being rescued last week from waters off the east coast of the peninsula, South Korea said on Thursday. North Korea has made a point of showing off these types of launchers this year, all of which have been developed indigenously and increase the survivability of its various missile systems. Read More »

Police increase patrols in Tehran after Iran attacks

But by stating that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote", President Trump proved to many Iranians that their suffering is not considered equal to that of others. That was condemned by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who tweeted: " Repugnant WH (White House) statement... as Iranians counter terror backed by USA clients". Read More »

Two charged in US with providing material support to Hezbollah

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Officials believe that El Debek joined Hezbollah in 2008. Samer El Debek , 37, traveled to Panama in 2011, then did the same in 2012, this time passing through NY and New Jersey, prosecutors said. That terror attack, the government said, was carried out by one of el Debek's relatives. They said he also sought to buy weapons in the U.S.to send to the group. Read More »

Is a SCOTUS victory on travel ban in Trump's future?

President Donald Trump's Twitter tirades on the travel ban may be undermining the legal work of top-notch Justice Department lawyers assigned to represent his administration at the Supreme Court. In an interview Monday with Britain's Channel 4 News, Khan said he does not have time to respond to tweets from Trump and said Britain should call off a planned state visit by the US president expected later this year. Read More »

Tehran Attack Suspects Involved in ISIS Terrorist Actions in Syria

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According to the statement from the Intelligence ministry , it is not the first time that the five men have plotted attacks in the country. Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his condolences after twin attacks on Iran's parliament and a shrine to its revolutionary leader, vowing aid in the fight against worldwide terrorism. Read More »

Intelligence chiefs won't say if Trump asked them to downplay Russian Federation probe

Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Coats said he would answer questions on the matter from special counsel Robert Mueller, who is now overseeing the FBI investigation following Comey's firing. White House officials had weighed trying to block Comey from testifying on Thursday by arguing that his discussions with the president pertained to national security and that there was an expectation of privacy. Read More »

Iran Investigating Saudi Role In Attacks

Trump had said he prayed for the victims of Wednesday's attacks that were claimed by Islamic State, but added that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". The Islamic State group claimed the Tehran attacks; no link has emerged of Saudi Arabia's involvement. Shojaei told state TV that "three of the victims are women". Read More »

Police arrest east London man in connection with bridge attacks

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The Metropolitan Police said they had reviewed security ahead of the vote, putting in place a "specialist and highly flexible operation" which can be deployed as needed. Italian officials said suspicions about him were shared with British authorities and his name was listed in the Europe-wide intelligence-sharing system. Read More »

Brexit thrown into doubt as Theresa May's election gamble backfires

It was a stunning rebuke of Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May and an astonishing outcome for her left-wing Labour Party rival, Jeremy Corbyn . Even if the exit poll has underestimated the number of Conservative seats, as it did in 2015, and the party ends up with a slim majority, May will be so weakened that she may not be able to keep the job. Read More »

Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar amid Gulf Arab row

But Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Gulf states could resolve the dispute among themselves without outside help. Doha is the world's largest exporter of natural liquefied gas. Qatar Airways On Wednesday said it chartered four flights to return passengers on from Saudi Arabia to Doha via Kuwait or Oman, which have not cut ties. Read More »

May's UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

Or, either the Conservatives or Labour could attempt to govern as a minority administration, seeking to win support in the Commons for their programme on a vote-by-vote basis. Will she stay or will she go? "We may well be looking down the barrel of a second referendum", he said. One Tory source says it is "50:50" that she will quit during the morning. Read More »

Trump attorney disputes Comey, says Trump was not under investigation

The Justice Department denies the hotel meeting occurred. "Not in his words, no", Comey said. Comey delivered his answer clearly. About two weeks later, Sessions and Rosenstein were both involved with the abrupt firing of Comey . "I expected it a bit, to be honest with you", Sen. Since that date, Sessions "has not been briefed on or participated in any investigation within the scope of his recusal", Prior said. Read More »

UK elects first female Sikh MP

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Preet Gill, councillor from Sandwell, became the first Sikh woman to be elected to the UK Parliament on June 8. The Labour Party candidate won the seat by polling 34,170 votes and defeated Conservative Party candidate by almost 17,000 votes. Read More »

United Kingdom goes to the polls in Brexit shadow

His calls for increased spending on the National Health Service, schools and police, as well as the nationalization of railroads and utilities, have proven popular - but it would take a huge swing in voter support for Labour to unseat the Conservative government. Read More »

Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

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Gargash's comments in a rare interview come after the United Arab Emirates joined Bahrain, Egypt and Saudi Arabia in cutting off diplomatic ties to Qatar on Monday. Qatar has denied the allegations. On June 7, the Saudi foreign minister said that Qatar must cease its support of groups such as Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood. Read More »

British prime minister's party may fall short of majority, exit polls show

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Osborne, a prominent Conservative stalwart, did not seek re-election to Parliament, choosing instead to focus on journalism. "We still don't know the final result of this election, it is too early to say, but it looks likely to be a very, very bad result for Theresa May ", said Labour's Deputy Leader Tom Watson in a statement after holding his own seat. Read More »

David Mundell claims voters `deeply dislike' Nicola Sturgeon

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While the nationalists remain well ahead in the polls, it is unlikely the party will be able to match its landslide success at the 2015 general election, when it won 56 of Scotland's 59 available Westminster seats. "I want that claim to ring hollow". Thursday's election is the fourth major vote in barely 12 months, and there is a palpable sense of fatigue. To cheers from supporters, she accused the Prime Minister of being "weak and evasive", and appealed to Labour and Liberal Democrat ... Read More »

Italy plays down London attacker slipping through net

During the attack, they shouted : "this is for Allah". He also pledged to hire more police officers, following a drop in 20,000 officers between 2009 and 2016, or around 14 percent, according to the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies think-tank. Read More »

Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister

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Kuwait's emir is working to mediate the Gulf crisis around Qatar, which is home to a major USA military base and is the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Meanwhile, Qatar will respect the LNG gas agreements it has made with the UAE despite its cutting off relations with Doha , Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman said. Read More »

UK exit poll suggests PM May's election gamble has backfired

In the last Parliament, the Conservatives held 330 seats compared with 229 for Labour , 54 for the Scottish National Party and nine for the Liberal Democrats . "If these figures are correct, it will be hard to govern", said Wyn Grant, politics professor at the University of Warwick. The main opposition Labour Party is tipped to win 266 seats, a gain of 34. Read More »