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Britons cast ballots in election marred by terror attacks

Britons cast ballots in election marred by terror attacks

Polling experts - many of whom failed to predict the historic referendum vote to leave the European Union previous year - are somewhat wary of calling the outcome. The Daily Telegraph and The Time...

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Backed force on eastern edge of Syria's Raqa: monitor

Backed force on eastern edge of Syria's Raqa: monitor

The assault on Raqqa will pile more pressure on Islamic State's self-declared caliphate with the group facing defeat in the Iraqi city of Mosul and being forced into retreat across much of Syri...

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Murray into Semi-finals After Taming Nishikori

Murray into Semi-finals After Taming Nishikori

I'm the odd one out in the semis, but hopefully, I can keep it up". However, he was generally in charge after that against the eighth seed. Realistically, it's over for Novak Djokovic , at least ...

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A guide to the Comey hearing, for normals

A guide to the Comey hearing, for normals

Neither Trump nor any other member of the administration sought to directly stop the FBI's investigation into Russian election meddling, Comey said, but his dismissal left him "confused and increasi...

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Saudi Arabia said to tell banks not to increase Qatar exposure

Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and several other states earlier this week moved to sever diplomatic ties with Doha over its alleged support for extremist groups. "This is not about regime change...

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Iran investigating Saudi role in attacks

Iran investigating Saudi role in attacks

The Eiffel Tower will turn its lights out on Thursday as a mark of respect for the victims of deadly twin attacks in Tehran , which were claimed by the Islamic State group. A number of these groups...

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Sen. Risch says Comey's statement

Sen. Risch says Comey's statement "answered a lot of questions"

Republicans and Trump's own lawyer seized on Comey's confirmation, in his written testimony, of Trump's claim that Comey had told him three times the president was not directly under investigation. Wa...

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Qatar must ´change policies´: Saudi foreign minister

Qatar must ´change policies´: Saudi foreign minister

Residents in the Gaza Strip, run by the Islamist Hamas group, said the protesters were throwing stones near the fence when the Israeli troops shot at them. Qatar has - on multiple occasions - expr...

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North Korea test-fires anti-ship cruise missiles

North Korea test-fires anti-ship cruise missiles

Pyongyang has said it will continue to pursue its nuclear and weapons program without delay. The statement said South Korea and the USA were analyzing the launches. South Korea said on Wednesday it wi...

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TfL 'sorry' for parking tickets in area of London Bridge attacks

TfL 'sorry' for parking tickets in area of London Bridge attacks

Traffic wardens slapped tickets on cars which were left abandoned inside a police cordon during the London terror attack. The mean-spirited officers issued penalty notices to drivers who were forced...

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Sara Zelenak confirmed as second Australian killed in London Bridge terror attack

Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop said she was deeply saddened to announce the deaths of the women after they were savagely attacked in London on Saturday night. "I am, we are, so blessed to hav...

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Fired FBI director Comey: 'Trump demanded loyalty'

Heinrich then asked Coats whether Trump had asked him to help blunt investigations into his campaign's relationship with Russian Federation. Comey, in detail, relays how Trump asked all of his top a...

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'Lordy, I hope there are tapes': Twitter pounces on Comey quote

'Lordy, I hope there are tapes': Twitter pounces on Comey quote

Comey also said that in a March 30 phone call with the president, Trump asked him what he could do to "lift the cloud" of the Russian Federation investigation, and also said that they "need" to ge...

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Tump calls King Salman on Qatar crisis, asks for Gulf unity

As Qatar faces diplomatic and trade turmoil, Turkish parliament has approved legislation that will send Turkish troops to one of the country's military bases in Qatar , according to Al Jazeera...

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United States anti-ICBM system in first successful live-fire test

United States anti-ICBM system in first successful live-fire test

The video shows the launch of a target missile from the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands on Tuesday, followed by a shot of an interceptor missile launching from a silo at Vandenberg Air ...

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Eighth person killed in London attack found in Thames river

Another police auto then arrives, and the other two terrorists can be seen getting shot - with all the action concluding in under 20 seconds. In Manchester, police arrested two 20-year-old men on We...

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Comey accuses Trump administration of defaming him, 'lies'

Comey accuses Trump administration of defaming him, 'lies'

Citing a person close to the president's legal team, the Associated Press reported Thursday that Trump disputes Comey's claims that Trump requested his loyalty. Comey said he also was "confused" bec...

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Comey kicks off testimony by straight up calling Trump a liar

Comey kicks off testimony by straight up calling Trump a liar

At a February 14 meeting at the White House , Comey said Trump strongly defended Flynn, arguing that his former national security adviser "hadn't done anything wrong" in his prior contact with R...

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Woman jailed in granddaughter's slaying ruled sane in 2015

Woman jailed in granddaughter's slaying ruled sane in 2015

Saks said the person can petition the court for a trial - either before a judge or jury - to prove their sanity has been restored, they understand right and wrong, and no longer are a danger to themse...

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Coats refuses to discuss Trump conversations

The opening statement of former FBI Director James Comey was posted on Wednesday evening on the website of the Senate's Intelligence Committee and reproduced by several US Media outlets, includi...

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France confirms second French death in London attack: minister

The Moroccan-Italian man identified as the third London attacker told Italian authorities " I'm going to be a terrorist " when he was stopped at Bologna Airport past year trying to travel to Syria ...

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Five Tehran attackers had fought for IS, says Iran

Iran's state broadcaster said a security guard was killed at the tomb and that one of the attackers was slain by security guards. Shojaei told state TV that "three of the victims are women" but di...

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UAE Threatens Qatar with Economic Embargo

UAE Threatens Qatar with Economic Embargo

During the call, the White House said that Trump "emphasized the importance of all counties in the region working together to prevent the financing of terrorist organizations and stop the promotion of...

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United Kingdom arrests three as footage of London Bridge attack appears online

The developments came as families of the London Bridge attackers expressed their disgust at the murderous rampage which left eight people dead on Saturday. Counter-terror police arrested the pair du...

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Trump's freaky 'covfefe' tweet stumps many

Trump's freaky 'covfefe' tweet stumps many

The Twitter post, sent shortly before midnight local time, reads "Despite the negative press covfefe ", in an apparent reference to the press coverage that Trump has often derided as "fake news". "...

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EU launches defense fund amid US pressure to boost spending

EU launches defense fund amid US pressure to boost spending

An official statement by the European Commission detailed plans for the EU to provide $560 million for defense "development and acquisition" in 2019 and 2020, with that figure projected to reach m...

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Three men arrested on suspicion of terror offences in east London

Police continue to search the Ilford home and a business in Ilford as well, authorities said. Twelve people were initially arrested after the attack but they were later released without charges,...

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Israel's occupation: 50 years of Palestinian oppression

Israel's occupation: 50 years of Palestinian oppression

He climbed up on the roof of his family's apartment in the southern Jerusalem neighborhood of Talpiot "and I could see bombs bursting on the ground, right behind us". "No country founded on genocide, ...

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No clear path emerges in AFC meeting on 'merger'

No clear path emerges in AFC meeting on 'merger'

The contentious issue of Asian slot allocation - or rather whether ISL will get an AFC Cup playoff spot or not, or whether there will be a Super Cup played between the top teams from I-League and ISL ...

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USA lawmakers to press intel chiefs on Russian Federation ahead of Comey hearing

USA lawmakers to press intel chiefs on Russian Federation ahead of Comey hearing

Detailed written recollections prepared by the former FBI director, fired by the president on May 9, will shape congressional questioning Thursday about whether the president sought to obstruct ...

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