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British police ID 3rd London Bridge attacker

The Metropolitan Police are "increasingly confident" the three attackers were the only ones involved in the attack, and officers say they are making "significant progress" in identifying them. "A de...

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London police confirm eighth victim in deadly terrorist attack

London police confirm eighth victim in deadly terrorist attack

United Kingdom police later confirmed the reports. Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner Mark Rowley said an investigation into Butt began in 2015, but "there was no intelligence to sugge...

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Macron, Hulot aim to step up France's climate change commitments

The signing of Hawaii's laws comes almost a week after President Donald Trump announced he will withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change. Failure to comply with th...

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Trump lashes out at Department of Justice over travel ban legal strategy

Trump lashes out at Department of Justice over travel ban legal strategy

George Conway , who is married to Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway and was at one point a contender for a position in the Department of Justice, disagreed. Trump's tweets made no mention of his ow...

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ISIS claims attacks on Iran's parliament; 12 dead

ISIS has since claimed responsibility for the violence. Police said all the attackers had been killed by around 3 pm (1030 GMT), some five hours after it started. "Let us tell the people of Iran th...

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Manila casino gunman had gambling problem

Manila casino gunman had gambling problem

Albayalde said Carlos, a resident of Sta Cruz, Manila , was "heavily in debt" due to casino gambling. The man then burned gaming tables and slot machines before he forced his way into the storage r...

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Police officers attacked with hammer near Notre Dame in Paris; attacker shot

Police officers attacked with hammer near Notre Dame in Paris; attacker shot

Paris police say an unidentified assailant has attacked a police officer near the Notre Dame Cathedral, and the officer then shot and wounded the attacker. The city is on high alert after a number of...

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UAE says more Qatar curbs possible, warns against Iran involvement

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has strongly criticised U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's leaders for a new regional alliance against Tehran unveiled in May, saying it w...

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Kuwait emir leaves for UAE over Qatar mediation

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah has returned home after a short visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday during which he held talks with the Saudi King on ways to defuse an escalating cr...

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Turnbull says Melbourne siege "a terrorist attack"

Khayre, who was on parole for offences including aggravated burglary and theft , emerged from the Buckingham International serviced apartments on Monday at 6pm and began firing at police who had surr...

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Backed Force Declares Start of 'Great Battle' to Liberate IS-Held Raqa

Backed Force Declares Start of 'Great Battle' to Liberate IS-Held Raqa

It follows months of advances to the north, east and west of Raqqa by the SDF . Townsend also said that the success of the offensive operation will deliver a " decisive blow to the idea of ISIS as...

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Cop Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired

Cop Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired

Samaria Rice, Tamir's mother, told WKYC television she was "relieved" that the officer had been sacked but did not agree with the reasons. Tomiko Shine holds up a picture of Tamir Rice during a ...

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Killed in Sri Lanka in Monsoon Floods, Landslides

Killed in Sri Lanka in Monsoon Floods, Landslides

We stand with our Sri Lankan brothers and sisters in their hour of need. An Indian naval ship equipped with medical supplies docked in Colombo Saturday and a second vessel was expected on Monday, ...

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Rock am Ring festival given green light after security checks

Following the recent attack in Manchester outside a concert, strict security controls were already in place and authorities had put in place 1,200 police officers. They did not give any further deta...

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UK threat level to remain at severe following London attack - May

The attack at iconic London Bridge and a nearby market was the third terrorist strike in Britain in less than three months. Rachid Redouane (center) and Youssef Zaghba have been named as the suspe...

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Comey says Trump asked him to 'let this go' about Flynn

Investors are also keeping a watch on Britain's general election, the European Central Bank's policy meeting and former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before a Senate panel on Thursday...

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U.S. intelligence says Russian hackers set off Qatar diplomatic crisis

Even as Trump applauded the Arab countries' move, the Pentagon on Tuesday renewed praise of Qatar for hosting U.S. forces and its "enduring commitment to regional security". Fellow Gulf states are als...

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Justice Ademola resumes sitting

Justice Ademola resumes sitting

The other five judges were also asked to resume on the basis that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice , Mr. Abubakar Malami , had failed to institute charges against them ...

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British police name two London Bridge attackers, say one was investigated before

She said the U.K.'s national threat level remained at severe on Monday, which "means that a terrorist attack is highly likely". Scotland Yard has named two of the terrorists involved in the Londo...

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'We Are Still In:' US Companies Defy Trump's Paris Accord Snub

The spokesman accused the US of taking a decision "ignorant of the fact that the protection of the global environment is in their own interests". The spokesman said that Trump's move was a "selfish ...

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London Attackers' Names: Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane identified in London Bridge killings

The other attacker was named as Rachid Redouane, 30, who also went by the identity Rachid Elkhdar and was not known to police. They drove their hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge before...

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More people taken into custody in London Bridge attack probe

Dozens were injured, 18 of them critically, in the attack that started on London Bridge, when the three attackers swerved a van into pedestrians then, armed with knives, rampaged through the nearb...

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Trump's United Kingdom visit should be cancelled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

President Donald Trump's sons Eric Trump , left, and Donald Trump Jr ., executive vice presidents of The Trump Organization, chat with guests during an event Monday, June 5, 2017 , in NY. "We writ...

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Tillerson: China Should Put More Pressure on N. Korea

Tillerson: China Should Put More Pressure on N. Korea

Her remarks were in response to a question on how China views the comments about China from US Defense Secretary James Mattis and Tomomi Inada, Japan's defense minister, at the Shangri-La Dialog...

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2 men charged in 36 deaths at Oakland artists' warehouse

2 men charged in 36 deaths at Oakland artists' warehouse

Speaking to the Today Show after the deadly fire , Almena said at the time , "I'm only here to say one thing: I'm incredibly sorry and that everything that I did was to make this a stronger and mo...

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Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

Almost three in four (72%) voters said they saw climate change as "an important threat" that demanded government action, and 50% of voters said they felt the USA should do more to strengthen environ...

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Final push for votes in Britain's turbulent election campaign

Final push for votes in Britain's turbulent election campaign

Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May and main opposition labour leader Jeremy Corbyn were criss-crossing the country on Wednesday, targeting urban areas whose votes could be crucial. Supporters...

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Trump tweets hurting legal case - key adviser's husband

The late-night comedian , who Trump called a "no-talent guy" in May, mocked Trump for his overzealous social media use in the last few days, which has "hurt your own case", Colbert said. Trump's ord...

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India condemns Iran terror attacks

Police surrounded the building and gunfire could be heard from outside. As the attack unfolded, security forces hurriedly closed the doors of Parliament and neither the lawmakers nor journalists w...

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Claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12

Claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12

The attacks were claimed by the Islamic State group, which Syria routinely claims, without evidence, is backed by Western and other powers that want to remove President Bashar Assad from power...

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