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Questions surface over how British police overlooked London attackers

Questions surface over how British police overlooked London attackers

The London Bridge attack ringleader Khuram Butt was considered a potential threat to British security and was still under active investigation at the time he carried out the deadly assault, United...

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UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

An online petition against any Conservative deal with the controversial DUP has already reached 500,000 signatures, and protests have taken place in central London against the alliance. The arrangem...

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United Kingdom election results add to Brexit uncertainties

May is expected to visit Buckingham Palace at 12:30pm ( London time) as the leader of the Conservative party, which won the most seats in Thursday's general election but lost its parliamentary ma...

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Davidson denies Scottish Tories may break from United Kingdom party

A Scottish Tory source said this was the culmination of an effort since the referendum to differentiate Davidson's position from UK Brexit ministers and ensure she'll be directly involved in Brexit ...

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GST Council forms 18 groups to sort out industry worries

GST Council forms 18 groups to sort out industry worries

Glucose biscuits and non-premium ones may get revised tax rates. "As decided in the 14th Meeting of the GST Council held on May 18-19, 2017 in Srinagar, J&K, 18 sectoral groups have been con...

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Trump to Reporters: Comey Statements Under Oath Weren't True

American intelligence agencies have said it was an effort by the Kremlin to help Trump defeat his Democratic opponent, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Adam Schiff of California, sent a lett...

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Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates

Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates

Trump said he helped plan the move against Qatar, although a senior administration official told Reuters earlier this week that the USA had no indication from the Saudis or Emiratis during the visit...

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Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey

Though Republicans worked to discredit Comey and to blunt the impact of his testimony, the ex-director's statement deepened questions about the basis for his May 9 dismissal and about whether Trump'...

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Defiant May vows to lead Britain to Brexit after United Kingdom election blow

He said it was impossible to predict whether she would still be prime minister at the end of the year. "I'm sorry for all those candidates and hard working party workers who weren't successful", May...

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NHL: Penguins thrash Preds to take 3-2 series lead

But the referees saw the exchange as coincidental minors, That call infuriated Predators' coach Peter Laviolette , who then took a calculated risk and switched to backup goaltender Juuse Saros fo...

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16 injured in acid attack in Tehran

16 injured in acid attack in Tehran

On Wednesday, a group of armed men attacked the Iranian Parliament and Imam Khomeini shrine in Tehran . Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif responded that such "repugnant" statements ...

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Cabinet meeting provides first post-election test for embattled Theresa May

The election's biggest victor was Corbyn, who piled on pressure for May to resign, saying people have had enough of austerity politics and cuts in public spending. be recalled as the event that captur...

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London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck to kill more people

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck to kill more people

All proceeds will go to the British Red Cross UK Solidarity Fund, which was launched in response to the attacks in London and Manchester. In The Netherlands, a 29-year-old man from Amsterdam was a...

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Theresa May Says She Won't Resign, Seeks Minority Gov't

Theresa May Says She Won't Resign, Seeks Minority Gov't

Labour had won 261 seats by early Friday, up from 229, the best result for the party since its election wins under former leader Tony Blair and in the face of predictions that it faced a landslide de...

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Puerto Ricans Will Vote on Island's Fate this Weekend

Puerto Ricans Will Vote on Island's Fate this Weekend

If a majority chooses "free association/independence", Puerto Rico would hold another referendum in early October with those two options. Sunday's plebiscite will offer voters three options for Puer...

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Met names third London bridge attacker as Italian national

Met names third London bridge attacker as Italian national

Separately, Butt is claimed to have been reported to police at least twice for expressing extremist views and trying to radicalise teenagers close to his home in Barking, east London . Butt was known...

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Turkey says Qatar deployment aims to ensure security

President Donald Trump said he backed a Saudi Arabia-led movement to isolate Qatar over its funding of extremist groups, once again sending conflicting signals about the U.S. Qatar is home to the la...

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Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

But her party is deeply divided over what it wants from Brexit and the result means British businesses still have no idea what trading rules they can expect in the coming years. MALCOLM BRABANT: At W...

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Trump accuses Comey of lying, offers to talk to Special Counsel

Comey also said that he believed the president had fired him because of the Russian Federation probe, told "lies" about his record at the bureau and sought to redirect the probe away from former na...

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Andre Iguodala on LeBron James kick: 'I did not feel it'

Durant and James started jawing at each other during a break in the action and the Cavaliers up by 19. Three of their best players were already drafted, so they were able to hold on to them because ...

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Erdogan assures support to Qatar amid diplomatic row

He also called King Salman of Saudi Arabia, saying that cooperation among Gulf nations was "critical to defeating terrorism and promoting regional stability", according to a White House statement. I...

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Trump to supporters: 'We're under siege'

Trump to supporters: 'We're under siege'

But in the first moments of Mr Trump's speech, he said "as you know, we're under siege" and then vowed to survive and thrive. In early May, Trump sparked a firestorm in the media when he appeared t...

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Israel is 'not ready' for peace: Palestinian official

After years of militarization, aggressive anti-Israel propaganda and threats to Israel from its Arab neighbors, Israel fired the first shots of the Six-Day War on June 6, 1967 citing self-defense. "...

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Three more men arrested over London Bridge attack

Three more men arrested over London Bridge attack

Nevertheless, he was deemed by MI5 and British Police to be an individual not considered to be a "subject of interest". Two days from a national election, Britain's ruling Conservatives and oppo...

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Housing minister loses seat to put policy in doubt

Housing minister loses seat to put policy in doubt

May's office has already said that the senior Cabinet members - Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their current jobs, but she is ...

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Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

Four Arab nations on Friday placed dozens of people and groups with suspected links to energy-rich Qatar on a terrorism blacklist, deepening a diplomatic dispute between key US allies that threatens...

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Two of Theresa May's closest aides quit following General Election result

Two of Theresa May's closest aides quit following General Election result

She said that only Tories had the "legitimacy" to govern, despite falling eight seats short of a majority. Ms Davidson, who is gay, spoke out after the Prime Minister outlined a plan to seek a deal ...

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Ferrari dominates final practice with Vettel, Raikkonen one-two; Stroll 18th

Ferrari dominates final practice with Vettel, Raikkonen one-two; Stroll 18th

The 32-year-old's adoration for the three-time World Champion is well known and after receiving the yellow helmet in a clear box, he welled up while looking at the gift that inspired his own yellow he...

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Scottish secessionist dreams of swift independence vote dashed

Sturgeon suggested that she was ready to work with Labour , the second-biggest party in parliament , and others, to keep the Conservatives from five more years in power. Ms Davidson said she had ...

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DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached

There's plenty of overlap between the DUP and May's Conservative Party . The result has demolished May's political authority, and she has also lost her two top aides, sacrificed in a bid to save ...

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