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United Kingdom police name two London attackers, say one investigated before

United Kingdom police name two London attackers, say one investigated before

Police have not yet released the name of the third suspect, but said in a report that an investigation into his identity was ongoing. The third attacker has not yet been named. ISIS said its "soldie...

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You can now zipline off the Eiffel Tower and we're terrified/excited

You can now zipline off the Eiffel Tower and we're terrified/excited

The ride, which gives visitors a completely new way of viewing a popular part of the city, is only open for a limited time to coincide with the French Open tennis tournament, now taking place in the c...

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Sewage tanker bomb kills at least 80

Afghan officials say 64 people were killed and as many as 320 were wounded. KABUL (AP) - Afghans on Thursday mourned the loss of family members, friends and colleagues a day after a massive truc...

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Donald Trump: Media Trying to Sell 'Pathetic Excuse' from London Mayor

Khuram Shazad Butt (27) was a British citizen born in Pakistan, who was already known to police and Britain's domestic spy agency MI5, London's police force said. Some residents cooped up inside all...

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Merkel says Germany stands at Britain's side after London attack

Merkel made the remarks in a joint news conference with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang , following their bilateral meeting in Berlin on Thursday. Other European leaders issued more explicit appeal...

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Trump attacks London Mayor Sadiq Khan over misconstrued statement - again

Trump attacks London Mayor Sadiq Khan over misconstrued statement - again

President Donald Trump's decision to knock London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday didn't come out of nowhere. Yet in between those tweets, the acting USA ambassador to Britain, Lewis Lukens, posted ...

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Trump asked intelligence chiefs to 'deny Russian Federation collusion', reports

Trump asked intelligence chiefs to 'deny Russian Federation collusion', reports

Both Coats and Rogers were uncomfortable with the nature of the President's request and refused to comply, the sources with knowledge of the situation told CNN . As to his signature campaign promis...

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How to watch the James Comey testimony

Donald Trump will not use his presidential powers to prevent ex-FBI chief James Comey from testifying to Congress , the White House has said, bracing for an explosive testimony that is expected to...

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Police release 12 people held after London atrocity and name two attackers

The police response to the rampage, which saw officers shoot dead the attackers within eight minutes of police receiving the first call, has been widely praised. "No reason to be alarmed", Khan said w...

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Sadiq Khan criticises 'ill-informed' Donald Trump's response to London attack

Yesterday, a spokesperson for London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the American president had "deliberately" taken his comments following the attack out of context . "America sends our thoughts and p...

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'No reason' to cancel Trump's United Kingdom visit

'No reason' to cancel Trump's United Kingdom visit

When asked to respond to President Trump's tweets, Khan said Tuesday he had "no time" to do so as he dealt with the attacks that killed seven people and injured 48 others. Donald Trump's opinion as...

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London Mayor Leads Vigil For Attack Victims

London Mayor Leads Vigil For Attack Victims

British officials do not believe other suspects were directly involved in the attack, but have made a total of 12 arrests as they try to uncover any possible accomplices. " Witnesses said people thre...

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UN chief calls for two-state solution for Israel, Palestine

UN chief calls for two-state solution for Israel, Palestine

Israeli control of East Jerusalem is rejected under global law, with United Nations Security Council Resolution 478 condemning the "annexation" as illegal in 1980. "At the same time, it has also...

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Sri Lanka will accept Qatar currency, operate flights to Doha

Sri Lanka will accept Qatar currency, operate flights to Doha

Those inside the country are stockpiling food and contemplating what life might look like under diplomatic isolation - an nearly unimaginable predicament for a wealthy country, yet one that relies nea...

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Trump sides with Saudis, other Arab nations against Qatar

Trump sides with Saudis, other Arab nations against Qatar

Following the diplomatic crisis , Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani met his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani "received a cal...

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Death toll rises to 129 in Philippine troops' assault on militants

He said 960 civilians have been rescued, and about 1,000 residents remain trapped in the city. "We're trying to isolate all these pockets of resistance". Maute militants flew an IS flag in one of the ...

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Qatar's $1 bln hostage deal enraged Gulf states - FT

Still, the Qatari foreign minister struck a defiant tone, saying his nation rejected those trying to impose their will or intervene in its internal affairs. "In response to these restrictions Qatar Ai...

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IS claims London attacks; more held

IS claims London attacks; more held

The Herald says one of the two named terrorists was already known to police and security services . The Daily Star says "twisted" Khuram Butt - who appeared in a TV documentary about Jihadis - was...

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Bloomberg leads coalition supporting Paris climate deal

Although Bloomberg's initiative is not the only pushback against Trump's move, it is the most prominent, said Steve Cohen, executive director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University. Though he b...

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London attacker believed to be Moroccan, lived in Dublin

London attacker believed to be Moroccan, lived in Dublin

Police say he is of Moroccan and Libyan descent. On left is Khuram Shazad Butt and on right is Rachid Redouane. RTE said officers at the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB ) were checking re...

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Vladimir Putin plays down ties to Donald Trump's ex-NSA Michael Flynn

United States intelligence community officials have said they are certain that the hackers were in Russian Federation and that their instructions came from Putin , who sought to undermine Clinton a...

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The Pros and Cons of Trump's Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Control

But opponents worry that the plan , which would require congressional approval, will give too much power to the airline industries. Privatized air traffic management is not a new idea. That figure ...

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Yemen joins list of nations that have cut ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut relations with Qatar in a coordinated move. But Egypt and the Gulf Arab states resent Qatar's support for Islamists, especially the Muslim...

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Erdogan speaks to leaders in Qatar-Gulf row

The Saudi bar on flights was introduced immediately Monday, with the airspace ban taking effect on Tuesday. He also discussed the crisis, the biggest in the region for years, with Russian Presiden...

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London Bridge attack: Pakistani-origin man named as one of the attackers

Police arrested several people and are widening their investigation after a series of attacks described as terrorism killed several peop. A Canadian, a French national and a Briton were among the de...

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Muslim leaders refuse to perform funeral prayers for London Bridge attackers

Muslim leaders refuse to perform funeral prayers for London Bridge attackers

Muslim faith leaders have repeatedly condemned terror attacks and signed letters in recent years, even urging British Muslims not to travel to war-torn regions. Mosques would be encouraged to report s...

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Qatar leader to address nation as diplomatic freeze begins to bite

In response to the Kuwaiti leader's urging, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani of Qatar agreed to postpone a speech about the crisis to await the result of the mediation, the peninsula nation's foreign...

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Senate Urges Trump To Make the Jerusalem Embassy Move

J Street's Vice President of Government Affairs Dylan Williams tweeted that the resolution affirmed "long-held U.S. policy that Jerusalem's status is to be decided by the parties in 2-state negotiat...

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Area around London Bridge remains cordoned off

Area around London Bridge remains cordoned off

But with Britons due to vote in a national election on Thursday, her decision to reduce the number of police officers in England and Wales by nearly 20,000 during her six years as interior minister fr...

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Saudi Arabia revokes Qatar Airways licence

This comes a day after Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Bahrain, along with Egypt, cut diplomatic ties with fellow Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member Qatar. Soccer's governing body Federation International...

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