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TV audience grills May and Corbyn as United Kingdom election draws near

TV audience grills May and Corbyn as United Kingdom election draws near

In a fractious exchange on the UK's Trident nuclear deterrent, the Labour leader was heckled for saying: "People tell me that the most effective use of it is not to use it because it's there". He po...

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Trump state visit 'to go ahead' despite London terror and mayor tweets

Trump's comments drew widespread scorn in Britain but the United States leader went on the attack again yesterday, saying in a tweet: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think f...

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Gulf Air suspends flights to Qatar

The airline said passengers holding a confirmed Qatar Airways ticket to any of the four countries between June 5 and July 6 are permitted to rebook their flights up to 30 days after their current ...

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Qatar faces airspace ban as crisis with neighbours grows

If the situation did not improve, Thailand would be affected as it serves as coordinator of the regional body's meeting with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) later this year, but the impact would ...

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California Gov. Brown says U.S. will stay in climate fight

California Gov. Brown says U.S. will stay in climate fight

Jerry Brown speaks during the Clean Energy Ministerial International Forum on Electric Vehicle Pilot Cities and Industrial Development at a hotel in Beijing, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The governors say t...

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Jeremy Corbyn's Popularity Surge Spelled Out By Latest Good Morning Britain Poll

He accused May over a presiding over a 19,000 fall in police numbers when she served as Home Secretary before becoming prime minister a year ago. She also said the Labour leader would throw aw...

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Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy

Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy

Trump, his lawyers said, was now a changed man, alert to the burdens and responsibilities of his office. It also removed Iraq from the list of targeted countries. A ban on entry to American soil based...

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Pressure Cooker Bomb Used In Kampung Melayu Attack

Pressure Cooker Bomb Used In Kampung Melayu Attack

According to a statement released by Indonesian police, the suspected bomber has also been killed. "Tonight, to Indonesian citizens and all of us who are here at the scene, I express very deep conce...

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In touch with Russia over India's NSG bid, but position unchanged: China

In touch with Russia over India's NSG bid, but position unchanged: China

Talking to reporters in New Delhi on Monday, Sushma Swaraj said Russian Federation feels that India should be part of NSG and since it has good relations with Beijing it can always use its good offi...

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What Is Behind The Diplomatic Crisis In The Persian Gulf?

To what extent, though, depends on how long the rift lasts and in what ways it's resolved, he said. He got his wish. Instead, Qatar built its own ties with other powers including Iran , the U.S. Ch...

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Nervous times for May as Labour eats away at lead

Nervous times for May as Labour eats away at lead

Comparing the United Kingdom economy with Germany, Corbyn said there was a need for more investment in the future. The Prime Minister came under fire over public sector pay, social care and mental...

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Five killed in Florida workplace shooting

They said Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings will make a statement "as soon as info is accurate". The sheriff said Neumann did not have a concealed weapons permit. Police say he killed five emplo...

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Youseff Zaghba named as third London terrorist - Everything we know about him

But in a Tuesday press release, British police said Zaghba "was not a police of MI5 subject of interest". "Helping people was what she loved to do in her job as a nurse and in her daily life", read ...

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UK police name two London attackers, say one investigated before

But a top counter-terrorism officer defended his colleagues, saying that in nine weeks five plots had been foiled and that the level of terrorist activity was "completely different to anything we have...

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US seen trying to calm waters between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

US seen trying to calm waters between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

The dispute comes two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia, called for a united Muslim front against extremism, and singled out Iran and its allies as sources of tensions in ...

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United Kingdom election now 'the biggest event risk' for FX markets - Citi

United Kingdom election now 'the biggest event risk' for FX markets - Citi

Yvette Cooper, former chair of the Home Affairs select committee, said that while it was "inappropriate and wrong" to draw "precise links" between police numbers and individual attacks, falling number...

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Two London attackers named by police

The war of words was the latest episode in a long simmering feud between Trump and Khan, a Muslim who was elected as London's mayor in May 2016. In more normal times, such a message of solidarity wi...

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Diplomatic Rift Between Gulf Arab Allies And Qatar Presents Fresh Challenges

Diplomatic Rift Between Gulf Arab Allies And Qatar Presents Fresh Challenges

He offered USA help in finding a solution. Irish citizens in Qatar have been warned to be cautious after the country was cut off by other Arab states due to accusations that it supported terrorism...

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USA approves $1.4-B slice of massive Saudi arms deal

Passengers on Qatar Airways' flights from Australia to Doha are unaffected, as are those from the United Kingdom - including Qatar Airways' Oneworld partner British Airways - and other parts of the ...

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Police name two London attackers

Police say investigations were continuing into the identity of the third attacker. He said: "I would urge anyone with information about these men, their movements in the days and hours before the at...

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Tillerson: Trump says look past turmoil and re-engage Russia

Tillerson: Trump says look past turmoil and re-engage Russia

The two politicians also discussed New Zealand's disagreement with the USA administration's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord, and compared notes on their ongoing relationship with China. not...

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Egypt launches 2nd day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians

Egypt launches 2nd day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians

Libya's militant strongholds have come under further scrutiny since Monday's terror attack in Manchester, which left 22 dead. Egypt's military says it launched a fresh round of air strikes over Li...

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London mayor: 'You do not commit these disgusting acts in my name'

He was, in fact, cautioning Londoners not to be alarmed by the increased presence of armed police , something the London mayor's spokesman pointed out . Trump's tirade also appeared to act as a re...

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Nigeria first lady: President 'recuperating fast' in London

Nigeria first lady: President 'recuperating fast' in London

She said this in a statement issued on Tuesday by Suleiman Haruna , her media aide. A source close to the President had told PREMIUM TIMES in late May that Mr. "I thank Allah for my safe trip to ...

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Trump Urges Tougher U.S. Travel Ban, Fast Court Review

Trump Urges Tougher U.S. Travel Ban, Fast Court Review

Legal experts said Trump's tweets could complicate his legal team's defense of the ban, since they contradict some of the arguments the government's lawyers are making in court. "These tweets are ba...

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Lawyer says families pleased with charges for warehouse fire

Harris had lived in the Ghost Ship warehouse since 2014, according to the East Bay Times , but his exact alleged involvement with the fire was not immediately clear. Federal and local fire official...

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No truck with Dhinakaran: Tamil Nadu Finance Minister D Jayakumar

No truck with Dhinakaran: Tamil Nadu Finance Minister D Jayakumar

But she is not in a position to take any decision. He said Dhinakaran, Sasikala or their associates were not "in the background". As he, along with 10 MLAs travelled to Bengaluru on Monday to me...

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U.N. breaks Cyprus impasse, talks to resume in Geneva this month

U.N. breaks Cyprus impasse, talks to resume in Geneva this month

No firm date was announced and Guterres said he would consult with Britain, the European Union, Greece and Turkey on the timing. The eastern Mediterranean island was divided into a Turkish Cyp...

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Rocket hits Indian diplomatic compound in Afghan capital, no casualties

Rocket hits Indian diplomatic compound in Afghan capital, no casualties

Government sources have reportedly confirmed that there were no casualties to Indian officials during the rocket blast. However, now the latest report says the rocket landed on the tennis court at I...

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Orlando Gunman Targeted Victims at Fiamma Inc

Orlando Gunman Targeted Victims at Fiamma Inc

Officers found four victims of the fatal shooting, some of them shot in the head several times. "He pointed a firearm at her and told her to get out of the business", Demings said. "Every once in a ...

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