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London attackers had Molotov cocktails, tried to hire truck

London attackers had Molotov cocktails, tried to hire truck

The men were also wearing hoax suicide belts consisting of plastic water bottles wrapped in grey duct tape. In the back of the white Renault van used in the attack officers found wine bottles filled w...

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Top two aides to British PM May quit

Top two aides to British PM May quit

Amid mounting criticism of her campaign and leadership, joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resigned. May's party won 318 seats, 12 fewer than it had before May called a snap electio...

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European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

May, who became prime minister after Britain's June 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union, called the election three years early in a bid to strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiati...

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UK premier strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

At a press conference today, DUP leader Arlene Foster was vague about a working relationship with May's Conservatives . In 2015, Northern Ireland health minister and DUP senior member Jim Wells...

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Three US soldiers killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

Three US soldiers killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says in a statement that a Taliban loyalist had infiltrated the Afghan army "just to attack foreign forces"....

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Backed Syrian force launches battle to capture Raqqa

Backed Syrian force launches battle to capture Raqqa

He warned that the fighting will be "fierce because Daesh [Isil] will die to defend their so-called capital". In one of the most consequential aftermaths of the six-year-old civil war, the Islamic ...

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Marches against Islamic law draw opposition

Sharia is a legal and philosophical code derived from Islamic scripture and tended to guide observant Muslims. "I mean it's really clear that even though they're hiding as anti-sharia these are actual...

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Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue

Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue

Rescued by Queen Mary en route to Halifax. His boat, the "Tamarind", suffered severe damage but he was not injured, according to the Royal Western Yacht Club (RWYC). On its website, the RWYC, whic...

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Donald Trump calls Comey 'leaker', ready to respond under oath

Harvard Law School professor Mark Tushnet said onlookers should keep in mind that Comey knows much more than he can say, calling his testimony a "big deal". He is a good guy. I'm not going to say I ...

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Erdogan pledges 'full support to Qatari brothers' amid Gulf crisis

Saudi's allies also welcomed "President Trump's leadership in challenging Qatar's troubling support for extremism". But Trump said the isolation of Qatar is not a long-term US goal, expressing hop...

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United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

Corbyn, 68, capitalized with promises to soften Brexit and proposals to boost spending after seven years of austerity. "The young have a bad deal", said Ben Page, chief executive of the pollster I...

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Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: Pentagon

Both Taliban and Islamic State terror group have claimed responsibility for the deaths in the volatile district of Achin. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed on Twitter that four U.S. U...

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US spy planes help Philippine troops quell siege

US spy planes help Philippine troops quell siege

Some 13 Philippine troops were killed on Friday in a street firefight with the extremists, in some of the heaviest fighting of the campaign, according to Agence France-Presse journalists in Marawi. Th...

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Death toll rises to eight in London Bridge attack

Death toll rises to eight in London Bridge attack

Xavier Thomas, 45, was crossing the bridge with his partner Christine Delcros on Saturday night when he is feared to have been run down by the terror trio. Ms Collina said her son, whose father is Mor...

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Qatar Petroleum says production not impacted by Gulf crisis

The moves by the Gulf states amounts to a "collective punishment and worldwide crime", al Marri said at a press conference. Five countries - Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE, Yemen and Bahrain - cut d...

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US joins fight; 13 marines killed

US joins fight; 13 marines killed

They initially estimated there were about 100 gunmen but later said there were as many as 500, supplemented by foreign fighters from Chechnya, Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The deaths took to 58 the number ...

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UK PM seeks to form minority government, to meet Queen

UK PM seeks to form minority government, to meet Queen

With one seat left to declare, the Tories are eight seats short of the 326-seat threshhold for a majority . May will arrive at the Palace at 12:30 London time, Downing Street confirmed after seve...

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Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump

Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump

On Friday, he had talks with Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Trump said , "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction.That was an excuse by the Democrats, who lost an ele...

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Theresa May's top aides take fall for poll debacle, resign

Timothy and Hill, considered part of May's inner circle of confidants as her joint chiefs of staff, quit their Downing Street top jobs after coming under fire as the duo responsible for convincing M...

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Syrian Army reaches Iraqi border, cutting off United States at Al Tanf

Syrian Army reaches Iraqi border, cutting off United States at Al Tanf

Syrian troops and allied forces fighting ISIL have reportedly reached the Iraqi border for the first time since 2015, advancing close to a strategic area that has been at the centre of tensions bet...

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Afghanistan looks to restart peace talks

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani yesterday issued an ultimatum to the Taliban, warning them to embrace peace or "face consequences" after announcing that the death toll from last week's devastating truck...

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UK General Election Results to Impact Spirit of Brexit Talks - EU Commissioner

Brexit talks will begin as planned in the "next couple of weeks", German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Theresa May have agreed. With no party receiving the majority of seats in parliament, the el...

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Turkish products hit shelves as blockade remains in Qatar

But he also warned that the response - Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates cut diplomatic ties on Monday and are trying to blockade Qatar by air and sea - could be counte...

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Michelle Carter text: 'I was talking to him

Michelle Carter text: 'I was talking to him

Attorneys for Carter , who was 18 at the time of the texts, had tried to fend off the charges, saying her texts to 17-year-old Conrad Roy were protected speech under the First Amendment. Prosecutor...

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Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

He said those arrested had a safe house in the Kurdish city of Kermanshah in the northwest of Iran. The bloodshed shocked the country and came as emboldened Sunni Arab states - backed by U.S. The Ir...

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London police chief: Attack victims show city's diversity

London police chief: Attack victims show city's diversity

In an account of the June 3 attack released by the Metropolitan Police , Cole said he arrived at Borough Market to find "casualties on the pavements". The attackers were shot dead by police befo...

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Defiant May vows to stay on despite UK election blow

Defiant May vows to stay on despite UK election blow

Current plans to start negotiations in the week of June 19 may have to be delayed, experts said. It is a less formal arrangement than the full, two-party coalition that the Conservatives under David...

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Sessions to Appear Before Senate Panel Probing Russian Links to Election

Sessions to Appear Before Senate Panel Probing Russian Links to Election

Richard Shelby, R-Ala., Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate Appropriations subcommittees but that it had become clear some membe...

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British PM fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to lose her two closest aides on Saturday as she struggled to reassert her authority following a crushing election setback. Previously, she said she wante...

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Trump ignores secy's call for calm, 'scolds' Qatar

President Trump came out swinging against Qatar during a Rose Garden press conference today after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson earlier urged easing of the blockade against the Gulf nation an...

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