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Trump attacks Justice Dept.

Trump attacks Justice Dept.

President Donald Trump continued to use the London terrorist attack to promote his rejected travel ban on Twitter Monday. Early in his presidency, the White House refused to call Trump's orig...

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Police find suspected Molotov cocktails in London attack van

He was stabbed in the face, head and leg. We need the courts to give us back our rights. Another French national is unaccounted for. She confirmed Thursday's election would go ahead as planned. Po...

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WH Argues Trump Wasn't 'Picking A Fight' With London Mayor After Attack

May faced questions from reporters on Monday over whether she regretted cutting police numbers by around 20,000 during her time as interior minister from 2010 to 2016. Located in the multi-ethnic ar...

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Donald Trump condemns Justice Department over 'watered down' travel ban

Donald Trump condemns Justice Department over 'watered down' travel ban

On Monday, Trump called the courts "slow and political ". Trump's revised order bans for 90 days new visas for travelers to the United States from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. ...

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Diplomatic Row: Qatar Slams Gulf Nations, Says Claims Unjustified, Baseless

Diplomatic Row: Qatar Slams Gulf Nations, Says Claims Unjustified, Baseless

According to the Emirates news agency, WAM , Abu Dhabi has accused Qatar of "supporting, funding and embracing terrorism, extremism and sectarian organizations". Closing of land routes to Qatar ...

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Islamic State group claims responsibility for London terror attack

Khuram Shazad Butt was a 27-year-old Pakistan-born Briton known to authorities, according to a statement issued by London police. "No reason to be alarmed", Khan said, describing a more visible pr...

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Theresa May: Calling election shows I have 'balls'

Theresa May: Calling election shows I have 'balls'

However the findings contrast sharply with a ComRes poll for the Independent and Sunday Mirror which still shows the Conservatives with a healthy 12 point advantage over Labour . I will decide on the...

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Illinois House Passes Tax Increases, Automatic Voter Registration

Illinois House Passes Tax Increases, Automatic Voter Registration

The House adopted a resolution that members would be in "continuous session" over the summer to try to reach a deal. On Wednesday, with a midnight deadline looming, House Speaker Mike Madigan decide...

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Tears as Ariana Grande leads 'night of love' at Manchester benefit concert

Tears as Ariana Grande leads 'night of love' at Manchester benefit concert

Olivia, 15, had been watching Ariana in concert at the Manchester Arena before being caught up in the attack. The footage is so incredibly heartwarming and it shows how rather than feeling scared ...

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, Bahrain Cut Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

Yesterday the port of Fujairah issued a notice barring all vessels carrying Qatari flags and any destined for or arriving from Qatari ports. "Qatar has long had an independent streak that's led to r...

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Putin denies relationship with former NSA Michael Kelly

The leader suggested that hackers from other nations "very skillfully and professionally shifted the blame onto Russian Federation". However, Putin told NBC News' Megyn Kelly that he doesn't have ...

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Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'

Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'

A Washington Post-ABC News poll finds 59 percent of respondents oppose Trump's move, compared to just 28 percent who support it. In media appearances, several of the president's surrogates have ...

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Several dead in mass shooting at Orlando business, deputies say

Shelley Adams's sister Sheila McIntrye works for the company and was in the toilet when shots rang out. " 'All she kept saying was he was holding a gun and told her to get out, ' Gomez said". Fiamma...

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In A Sudden Move, Seven Countries Cut Ties With Qatar

In A Sudden Move, Seven Countries Cut Ties With Qatar

Libya , Yemen and Maldives have also cut diplomatic ties with Qatar , but the oil market is anxious that discord between Saudi Arabia , UAE and Qatar could disrupt harmony among producers at Opec....

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Stable China-EU Relations Built on Consensus on Global Issues

Stable China-EU Relations Built on Consensus on Global Issues

Yet Trump also failed to mention other important points: that Western nations are historically much more culpable than developing nations for global carbon emissions, and on a per capita basis conti...

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Alleged London attacker was a known radical Islamist

Rowley said Redouane was not known to police before Saturday's attack . The pair and one other man were shot dead by police after killing seven people and injuring 48. But May defended her governme...

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Police name 2 London attackers, say 1 was known to authorities

Citing police sources, RTE said the man is believed to have been from Morocco and married to a Scottish woman. London police say they can not confirm the names of people caught up in the attack. T...

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Saudi Arabia shuts Al-Jazeera office in Qatar row: ministry

Saudi Arabia shuts Al-Jazeera office in Qatar row: ministry

ATW understands from sources in the region that the situation is made more complicated by the fact that Bahrain manages the upper airspace over Qatar. It said that its flights will be suspended fro...

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Corbyn calls for May to resign over police cuts

The terrorism threat within the United Kingdom does not seem to be originating from overseas, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said Monday in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack...

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Putin dismisses USA claims about Trump, election

Putin dismisses USA claims about Trump, election

Former FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to testify before Congress later this week as part of a probe into connections between Russian Federation and President Donald Trump's campaign and an...

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Tense Kabul under lockdown after deadly protest clashes

The suicide bombers struck at the funeral of Salim Izadyar, the son of Mohammad Alan Izadyar, the deputy speaker of the Afghan senate and former Northern Alliance warlord who fought against the Talib...

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Trump renews Twitter attack on London's Muslim mayor

Khan's "no reason to be alarmed" line was in the context of a broader quote regarding a bolstered police presence. London police said they knew the identities of the three attackers who killed s...

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Contractor charged in NSA document leak case

In a deposition in support of the Winner's arrest warrant, the justice department said: "On or about May 9, victor printed and improperly removed classified intelligence reporting, which contained c...

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Oil price wobble amid Qatar diplomatic rift

Oil price wobble amid Qatar diplomatic rift

The diplomatic dispute comes as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), of which Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar are members, recently agreed to extend crude oil production cuts ...

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London Fortifies Bridges to Protect Pedestrians From Attack

President Donald Trump says Americans are renewing their resolve to protect their country and their allies from a "vile enemy". Dick told British media she would not release further details in what...

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Climate action continues despite United States withdrawal: COP22 President

Climate action continues despite United States withdrawal: COP22 President

After meeting in Paris Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, Bloomberg announced his foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, will help coordinate a USA effort called...

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Police name 2 of 3 London attackers

Seven people died on Saturday after three attackers rammed the van into pedestrians, before stabbing revelers in nearby bars and restaurants. He had appeared in a documentary, "The Jihadis Next Door...

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Comey will testify about interaction with Trump (as announced 12 days ago)

Comey will testify about interaction with Trump (as announced 12 days ago)

Associates have said Comey wrote memos describing certain interactions with Trump that gave him pause in the months after the election, including details of a dinner in which he claimed the president ...

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Duluth Public Library Kicks Off Summer Reading Program

Duluth Public Library Kicks Off Summer Reading Program

The Knoxville Public Library's Summer Youth Reading Program registration will take place today and tomorrow. The group will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. each Wednesday in July. Parents will have until Jun...

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Tillerson: US Expressed 'Dismay' Over Violence at Turkish Embassy

In a statement released Monday, the Turkish ministry claimed USA authorities acted " contrary to diplomatic rules and practices ". The Turkish government has also formally requested " a full investi...

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