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Polls open in UK election after campaign marred by attacks

Polls suggest that Theresa May's Conservative Party hold a lead of around six points over Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party, although outliers suggest that lead could be as big as 12 points, or as smal...

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James Comey's Prepared Testimony Says President Trump Demanded Loyalty

James Comey's Prepared Testimony Says President Trump Demanded Loyalty

Bush and his successor, President Barack Obama, to the 2008 financial crisis. In a statement released on the eve of his testimony to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Comey said Trump rai...

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Corbyn and May tour Britain in final election push

She has proven to be a headstrong leader in the face of adversity and terror. This is the first time since 1992 that a General Election has been a stand-alone event without local elections being h...

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Men investigating Chinese factory producing Ivanaka Trump shoes 'go missing'

One of the activists was working undercover, while two - Hua Haifeng and Li Zhao - were creating a report when the China Labor Watch lost contact with them. Hua's wife, Deng Guilian, says that pol...

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Wreckage of missing Myanmar military plane found

Wreckage of missing Myanmar military plane found

A navy search ship scouring the waves found the bodies of a man, woman and child, as well as pieces of luggage, safety jackets and a tyre presumed to be from the aircraft's wheel. The plane took off i...

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London attack toll rises to eight

London's Metropolitan Police said one attacker was Khuram Shazad Butt, aged 27. Butt and his two accomplices drove a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people in the ar...

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Tehran terrorist attackers were Iranian nationals

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili also went to his Twitter to condemn "brutal Tehran attacks". Gunmen stormed Iran's parliament and set off a suicide bomb at the nation's Islamic re...

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Exxon Mobil Not Worried About Impact of Middle East Tensions on LNG

Thani also reacted to Trump's tweet on the Gulf countries severing ties with Qatar . Qatar , which hosts one of the biggest USA military bases in the Middle East, is in the midst of the big...

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Fired FBI director Comey: 'Trump demanded loyalty'

Fired FBI director Comey: 'Trump demanded loyalty'

Before Comey was sacked on May 9, he led the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and potential ties between Trump associates and Russia. Attorney General Jeff Session...

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Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go: Comey

Fired FBI Director James Comey today said that President Donald Trump asked him for a pledge of loyalty and told him to drop an inquiry into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. White Ho...

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Ghani Says Afghanistan Hit by `Undeclared War' From Pakistan

Ghani Says Afghanistan Hit by `Undeclared War' From Pakistan

This is the first time Hekmatyar has granted a private audience to a foreign media outlet since his return to the capital Kabul under a peace deal with the President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani-led govern...

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James Comey Statement Describes Unsettling and Awkward Meetings With Trump

Comey had been leading an FBI investigationinto allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign. Asked on Tuesday about the testimo...

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Police name two of three men who carried out London Bridge atrocity

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said he supported those calling for May to resign because of her role reducing police staffing during her tenure as home secretary, though he said the best remedy was...

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Dozen people arrested after deadly London attack all released without charge

Dozen people arrested after deadly London attack all released without charge

The latest opinion poll, by Survation for ITV, showed the Conservatives' lead narrowing to just one point from six points in the same poll a week earlier. Inquiries are ongoing to confirm the identity...

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US condemns attacks in Iran: State Dept

US condemns attacks in Iran: State Dept

The U.S. government has not yet confirmed who was behind the attacks. "His Highness Sheikh Khalifa expressed his honest condolences to the Iranian people and the families of the victims, wishing...

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British imams unveil 'action plan' to combat terrorism

In 2015, then-Prime Minister David Cameron also angered the Muslim community by saying that it had to do more to tackle extremism and that it was time for the "silent majority" to stand up. Once the...

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More Curbs on Qatar Possible: UAE Official

Saudi Arabia then cited the false item as part of its reason for instituting a diplomatic and economic blockade against Qatar , the report said . Another question was whether the mounting crisis w...

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Trump's Message After Tehran Attacks 'Repugnant,' Says Iranian Foreign Minister

Trump's Message After Tehran Attacks 'Repugnant,' Says Iranian Foreign Minister

Witnesses said that the gunmen fired several shots from the fourth floor of the building at people in the streets below as police snipers took strategic positions on the rooftops. Khamenei added t...

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French leader Macron urges Gulf heads to defuse crisis

The order to refrain from increasing exposure to Qatar is being applied to include treasury investments, loans, letters of credit and trade-finance facilities, the people said . Hamas swept Pale...

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UK election eve polls give May a boost

Ipsos MORI's last poll will be published on Thursday morning in George Osborne's Standard . The last thing many wanted was another divisive campaign. Neither party has provided many details of how...

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Mbalula learns of Miss SA's attempted hijacking, vows fight against crime

Mbalula learns of Miss SA's attempted hijacking, vows fight against crime

This happened early this evening (07 June 2017) near Hyde Park Corner Shopping Mall, Johannesburg. The personal belongings of Miss South Africa were taken, but the suspects fled without taking her aut...

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Farmers' stir continues in Madhya Pradesh, govt tries to douse fire

Farmers' stir continues in Madhya Pradesh, govt tries to douse fire

On June 1, three Kisan Union's launched a 10-day long protest to press the state government for better prices for their farm produce. At some places, agitators turned violent and torched several veh...

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Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

IS published a rare video in Persian in March, warning that it "will conquer Iran and restore it to the Sunni Muslim nation as it was before". "The public opinion of the world, especially Iran, ...

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Third London Bridge Attacker Identified

The two other perpetrators were not known to security services. "A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts and has been taken into c...

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Apple's CEO admits to Assisting the UK Government with Recent Terrorist Investigations

I can not speak in detail on that. He said that Apple responded promptly to all requests for data from the police (when, he added, "they've gone through the lawful process") and added that he hoped ...

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Woman accused of texting boyfriend instructions to kill himself begins trial

Woman accused of texting boyfriend instructions to kill himself begins trial

During opening statements on Tuesday , Bristol prosecutors portrayed Carter as a callous, attention-seeking teen who engaged in a "sick game of life and death" with Roy as her pawn who also order...

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RI Senators weigh in ahead of Comey testimony

RI Senators weigh in ahead of Comey testimony

Comey told Trump he wasn't under investigation . (Comey says he replied that "you will always get honesty from me.") Although both the request for leniency for Flynn and the plea for loyalty have...

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United Nations chief condemns terrorist attacks in Tehran with 12 dead

United Nations chief condemns terrorist attacks in Tehran with 12 dead

Another attack involving an explosion took place near the Imam Khomeini shrine. Equipped with AK-47 assault rifles, handguns and suicide vests, the gunmen killed security guards and ordinary people be...

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Trump less credible than Comey

Trump less credible than Comey

Yes, but the circumstances around the firing raised concerns with lawmakers, even some of Trump's fellow Republicans . Comey's claims about being pressured by Trump could become a focus of the prob...

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Tories on 12-point lead over Labour in ICM's final pre-election poll

The four polls expected later on Wednesday will be published by companies which have given the Conservatives smaller leads than ICM and ComRes in recent weeks. People will go to their polling s...

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Tehran attackers were Iranian ISIS recruits

Tehran attackers were Iranian ISIS recruits

Two attackers were arrested and one blew himself up, Iranian news agency reported . The Islamic State (IS) took responsibility for the assault, which marks the first major terror attack committed b...

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Third London Bridge attacker named as Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba

Italy's main media outlets said Youssef Zaghba , 22, was the son of an Italian mother from Bologna and a Moroccan father. In March 2016, Italian officers stopped Zaghba at Bologna airport and foun...

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards blame Saudi Arabia for masterminding deadly attacks in Tehran

Iran's Revolutionary Guards blame Saudi Arabia for masterminding deadly attacks in Tehran

The ISIS attackers used AK-47 style assault rifles, handguns and suicide bomber vests in their attacks, according to Iranian state-run media.The attacks were claimed by the Islamic State group, whic...

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Where to Watch the James Comey Senate Testimony

Where to Watch the James Comey Senate Testimony

In his opening remarks, Comey says that he met privately with then-President-elect Trump January 6th to brief him on "salacious and unverified" material compiled in a 35-page dossier. Comey states tha...

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US condemns attacks in Iran; Senate moves ahead on sanctions

US condemns attacks in Iran; Senate moves ahead on sanctions

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the committee's Republican chairman and one of the bill's sponsors, said he recently reviewed top-secret intelligence that detailed Tehran's support for terrorism and oth...

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Indian Army prepared for two and a half front war: Army Chief

Indian Army prepared for two and a half front war: Army Chief

Indian army chief Bipin Rawat has said that the situation in Kashmir will return to normalcy soon. General Rawat also informed that a new strike corps, 17 Strike Corps, is being raised specificall...

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Accused leaker critical of Trump

Accused leaker critical of Trump

This is the first criminal leak case under President Donald Trump . He learned that his 25-year-old former student had been charged with giving reporters a top-secret National Security Agency file ab...

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Mecca Newspaper: Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar

Mecca Newspaper: Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar

They alleged it showed the Gulf state supported terror groups like Daesh and al-Qaeda and backed Saudi Arabia's rival, Iran. Both Glencore and the Qatar Investment Authority told The Journal that ...

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President Trump acted inappropriately with Comey

Comey was already on his way out when Trump fired him on May 9. Finally, it's worth remembering that the whole Russia-Trump investigation led by Comey started thanks to the now-discredited oppositi...

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US President Donald Trump picks Christopher Wray as the new FBI director

US President Donald Trump picks Christopher Wray as the new FBI director

During his time in the government, Wray was a member of the administration's Corporate Fraud Task Force and oversaw the fraud prosecutions of former executives at Enron Corp. Conaway he wasn't giv...

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