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Duterte offers bounties for militant chiefs in Philippine city

Duterte offers bounties for militant chiefs in Philippine city

With the announcement of the so-called "friendly fire" incident, the combined death toll has reached 139 as of Wednesday-89 of which were militants, 19 civilians, and 31 from the security forces. Gove...

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Fears rise for Spaniard missing after London Bridge attack

Earlier in the day police revealed the identities of two of the attackers involved in the attack on Saturday. Ross Hedge says the attackers appeared to be leaving the restaurant where his daughter w...

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Irish in Qatar need embassy's help, says TD

Kuwait's emir had an important role in a previous Gulf rift in 2014 and Qatar's Sheikh Tamim "regards him as a parent and respects his desire to postpone any speech or step until there is a clearer pi...

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What's at stake for the USA after Qatar hit with diplomatic crisis

Qatar later clarified the news agency was hacked, and that the report quoting the Emir was 'fake news'. Gulf countries previously recalled their ambassadors from Qatar in 2014, ostensibly over its s...

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We Want to 'Reinvent' Your Home Speakers, Apple CEO Tim Cook Says

The HomePod is an intriguing new device from Apple , one with the potential to push the idea of the connected speaker forward, or at least in a more audio-oriented direction. At WWDC , Apple als...

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Saudi, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Gulf state Qatar

Much of them, especially dairy products, came over the Saudi land border, Doha will have to make other arrangements for them. The expert said that Egypt's decision to join Saudi Arabia , the UAE...

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UK opposition leader urges PM Theresa May to quit over police cuts

After the third militant attack in Britain in less than three months, May said Thursday's election would go ahead. "A detachment of Islamic State fighters executed yesterday's London attack", a ...

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Palestinian security prisoners' hunger-strike ended

Palestinian security prisoners' hunger-strike ended

Palestinians throughout the occupied West Bank have been supporting and showing solidarity with the striking prisoners since the beginning of the strike. More than 6,000 Palestinians are now in prison...

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Fired worker kills five and himself in Orlando rampage

Fiamma is an Italy-based manufacturer of accessories for motor vehicles. Neumann was sacked from there in April. The gunman who went on a shooting rampage in Orlando on Monday (5 June) targeted hi...

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Al Gore: Trump's Paris decision 'indefensible'

His claims that the deal wasn't fair and that he was not overly concerned about being a part of the pact prompted ire from figures including former President Barack Obama, who signed on to the deal in...

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Russia hackers breached voting software firm, report suggests

A Kremlin spokesman denied the report. "We have heard no arguments proving the veracity of this information". The report, dated May 5, 2017, is the most detailed US government account of Russian int...

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Maldives Joins Arab Nations, Cuts Diplomatic Ties With Qatar

The Qatar Stock Exchange index closed down 7.5 percent, however, as some of the country's blue chip stocks felt the impact of the trading and commercial sanctions against the country. The most recent ...

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EgyptAir latest to suspend flights to Qatar

At the time of publishing, it was not clear whether airlines of the Maldives , which also joined the measures against Qatar, planned to suspend flights. Iran - long at odds with Saudi Arabia and a be...

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Two terrorists behind London Bridge attack named by police

British counterterrorism investigators searched homes and detained more people yesterday in the London attack investigation as an intense political firestorm developed over Prime Minister There...

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Third London attacker named by UK Police

Seven people were killed and dozens wounded. MI5 has previously said it has up to 3,000 "subjects of interest" at any one time with a further 23,000 individuals, including Abedi, who remain on its ...

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May stands over calling election as Corbyn is heckled on nuclear stance

May stands over calling election as Corbyn is heckled on nuclear stance

Perhaps the highlight of Corbyn's Q&A session came when his opposition to the use of nuclear weapons was challenged by audience. But while May called the election to gain a larger majority in the ...

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Trump renews criticism of London Mayor Khan over attack

The apparent feud between Donald Trump and Sadiq Khan began very shortly after the attack on Saturday night, in which seven people tragically lost their lives. One of the things the police, all of...

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US, Kuwait Seek To Bridge Split Between Qatar, Other Arab States

The airline said passengers holding a confirmed Qatar Airways ticket to any of the four countries between June 5 and July 6 are permitted to rebook their flights up to 30 days after their current de...

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Turkey's Erdogan calls for dialogue to ease Gulf crisis

Emirates, Etihad Airways, Flydubai and several other Persian Gulf airlines have cancelled flights to the Qatari capital of Doha following a diplomatic stoush over Qatar's relationship with Iran an...

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London bridge attackers: Here's everything we know so far

London bridge attackers: Here's everything we know so far

MI5 will have to explain why it failed to monitor more closely one of the London Bridge attackers, Khuram Butt , given his links to al-Muhajiroun, the banned extremist group whose leader, Anjem Ch...

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Philippine casino gunman identified, not a terrorist, police say

Albayalde said police have spoken with Carlos' widow, who is anxious about the effect of the incident on their children. Perry Pe, chairman of the MAP's national issues committee, said the incident ...

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Trump lashes out again at London mayor

Donald Trump's planned state visit to Britain should be canceled, London's mayor said Tuesday after the president repeatedly criticized him following the latest terrorist attack. "The point is, there...

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Kuwait Emir Urges Qatar Counterpart to Exercise Restraint Amid Diplomatic Row

Kuwait Emir Urges Qatar Counterpart to Exercise Restraint Amid Diplomatic Row

The decision plunged Qatar into chaos and ignited the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Gulf since the 1991 war against Iraq. Meanwhile, Etihad Airways said in a press release on Monday afternoon...

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Legal experts to Donald Trump on travel ban: Put down the Twitter

Legal experts to Donald Trump on travel ban: Put down the Twitter

Next week, the ACLU lawyers will file a formal response in the Supreme Court, and Jadwat said he had not yet decided on how to handle the latest tweets . A federal appeals court in Virginia also ru...

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At least 5 dead, 10 wounded in Jakarta bus terminal bombing Featured

At least 5 dead, 10 wounded in Jakarta bus terminal bombing Featured

Six other officers and five civilians were wounded. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. TV pictures showed body parts and other debris scatte...

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NBA Finals -- Warriors crush Cavaliers, 132-113, to take 2-0 lead

NBA Finals -- Warriors crush Cavaliers, 132-113, to take 2-0 lead

LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists in Game 2 to tie Magic Johnson with his eighth career Finals triple-double. Beating the Warriors four times in the next five games seems impossi...

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Fear a tornado? This Canadian man's coolness takes Internet by storm

Fear a tornado? This Canadian man's coolness takes Internet by storm

A photograph of a Canadian man mowing a lawn with a tornado swirling behind him has caused a bit of a storm on social media. Cecilia Wessels never thought that a single picture would make her husban...

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U.S. Defense Secretary mentions Taiwan at Asia Security Summit

Worldwide pressure ramped up on Pyongyang Friday as the UN Security Council imposed sanctions on 18 North Korean officials and entities. Mattis said seeking China's cooperation on North Korea did no...

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Thousands of soccer fans injured in Turin stampede

Thousands of soccer fans injured in Turin stampede

More than 200 people have been injured in Turin at a public screening of the Champions League final after witnesses spoke of hearing an explosion. Local officials questioned the wisdom of allowing...

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Gulf States Severe Ties With Qatar: Here's How The Crisis Developed

Bahrain blamed Qatar's "media incitement, support for armed terrorist activities and funding linked to Iranian groups to carry out sabotage and spreading chaos in Bahrain" for its decision. Secretary...

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California Gov. Brown Says US Will Stay in Climate Fight

California Gov. Brown Says US Will Stay in Climate Fight

The governor heads to China on Friday for meetings focused on climate change . The delegation is scheduled to meet with U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry in Beijing . As federal climate policy play...

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Jeremy Corbyn's Election Chances Continue to Grow With Help of Female Voters

Jeremy Corbyn's Election Chances Continue to Grow With Help of Female Voters

This means activists moving away from trying to win over people who do not usually support them, and concentrating on those whose support is more reliable. The current poll results, says The Indepe...

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Workplace shootings, like Orlando's, tick upward in US

The gunman was identified as John Robert Neumann, Jr . The shooter, who was sacked from Fiamma Inc .in April, had a "negative relationship" with at least one of the workers who he shot, according ...

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British PM under pressure over security after London attack

The aftermath of Saturday night's rampage, which left seven dead and dozens wounded, dominated the campaign trail. But as a former interior minister, May's record on security is also under scrutiny ...

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Brexit outcome, not election to determine UK rating move - S&P

Brexit outcome, not election to determine UK rating move - S&P

The Labour leader's comments came as Mrs May's record as home secretary, when police numbers fell by nearly 20,000, was under the spotlight following the second terror attack during the election p...

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Facebook emphasizes emergency policies after London terror attack

On Sunday, May said Britain must work with allied democratic governments to tighten Internet regulation, in order to deny terrorists a tool for planning attacks and spreading extremism. Twitter also s...

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British police name third suspect in London Bridge attack

Detectives have also arrested a man at an address in Barking this morning, Tuesday, 6 June. That he was headed for Turkey could indicate Zaghba meant to travel across that country's border to Syria ...

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Tommy Sheppard: Back SNP not Scottish Labour to support Corbyn

The Opposition leader was asked by ITV News' Rachel Younger if he held Mrs May "in any way" responsible and if cuts to the police contributed to the London Bridge atrocity. "We must instead understa...

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London mayor calls for cancellation of Trump visit to UK

Khan has pushed back, calling Trump bigoted and saying that he doesn't need advice from the US President. Trump posted that the U.S. Department of Justice should have pushed his "original" travel ban,...

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London mayor: We won't let Trump 'divide our community'

Trump said London Mayor Sadiq Khan had offered a "pathetic excuse" and "had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement". This was in reference to Khan's statement that there was no cau...

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