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Iran says Islamic State group attacks killed 17

Police increased their patrols in the streets and subway stations of Tehran on Thursday, a day after. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, left and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speak during a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Jun. Read More »

Owner not charged in Oakland warehouse fire


The warehouse was not zoned as a residence and was illegally occupied by artist-residents, who also staged live music and performance events at the space. Following the bad tragedy that took place at the Oakland DIY art space Ghost Ship , two arrests have been made on charges of 36 counts of manslaughter. Read More »

Comey testimony shows Trump 'disdain' for rule of law — Blumenthal

Trump's speech came the day before Comey's highly anticipated testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday as the White House faced fresh allegations about possible efforts by the president to influence the investigation into potential ties between his campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

Rajnath asks MP govt. to crack down on instigators


Prior to his arrest, Gandhi took to Twitter saying, "Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh government are doing their best to prevent me from entering MP and meeting the families of the farmers killed in Mandsaur . Meanwhile, a fresh round of violence erupted in Mandsaur district after a toll plaza was vandalised. The editorial said the farmers' struggles in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh had "punctured in a spectacular fashion the tall claims made by the Modi government about the transformation ... Read More »

Iran FM says Trump reaction to attacks 'repugnant'


Islamic State claimed responsibility and threatened more attacks against Iran's majority Shi'ite population, seen by the hardline Sunni militants as heretics. Iranian foreign minister, Mohammed JavadZarif, respondedangrily to Trump's statement on Twitter telling his followers, "Repugnant WH statement & Senate sanction as Iranians counter terror backed by United States clients". Read More »

Video shows the moment police shoot London Bridge terrorists

A Canadian woman killed in the London terror attack would have had "no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death", her family said as they paid tribute to her. The Home Office has not commented as there is an ongoing police investigation, while Scotland Yard has said Zaghba, who lived in east London , was not a police or MI5 subject of interest. Read More »

Hyderabad youth shot at in California, critical


A series of hate crimes against Indians have come to the fore, incidentally after Donald Trump took over as US President. He started working in a private store on the outskirts of California. "Mujeeb would leave for the USA after getting the visa in a day or two", Osman said. "We require a visa to be with him", Mujib Ahmed , father of the victim, who works for a defence establishment said. Read More »

Police arrest 3 more in London Bridge attack investigation


The death toll from the London Bridge attack has risen to eight as pressure on British authorities intensified amid new questions about how the terrorists slipped through the net. The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for the attack . British authorities have said Zaghba had not been a subject of interest for them or the domestic intelligence agency MI5. Read More »

UK PM May´s lead halves to 5 points - Kantar poll


Polling stations have opened across Britain in an election to choose a new government. Labour leader Mr Corbyn grinned broadly and gave the thumbs-up to reporters and party workers as he voted in Islington, north London . ComRes Chairman Andrew Hawkins said May was in the clear after securing the support of around 2 million voters - worth about six percentage points in the polls - who backed the anti-EU UK Independence Party in Britain's last election in 2015, and who have warmed to ... Read More »

As US military flexes, North Korea marches toward nuke


The tests came after South Korea's newly elected president, Moon Jae-in, suspended the installation of a US missile-defense system, an apparent concession to China and a significant break with the United States on policy toward North Korea. Read More »

'Willing to talk' to end crisis: FM

S&P Global Ratings also noted that the group of states which have cut off ties "provides 15 percent of Qatar's imports, potentially causing substantial shortages of key materials, including those used for construction projects, and food". Read More »

Third London attacker was known to United Kingdom security services

A British government official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to speak about the investigation confirmed the details of the Italian report , and said the man had not been considered a "person of interest", meaning they had no reason to think he was violent or planning an attack. Read More »

Thousands may have been killed in Philippines: ICRC


The clashes erupted on Tuesday last week when gunmen waving black flags of the Islamic State (IS) group rampaged through the mostly Muslim-populated city in response to a military raid on the hideout of Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon , who has a US$5-million price on his head offered by the U.S. Read More »

Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block James Comey testimony

She said it is a matter of tone and context and she hopes Comey can shed light on whether Trump was trying to force Comey to stop the investigation or just wanted to know where it was headed. That doesn't mean Comey won't do some political damage this week, though. Also potentially stymying the move is Comey's current status as a private citizen rather than a serving official. Read More »

RT America: House Intel Committee issues subpoenas in Russian election & unmasking investigations


It's defined broadly as removing oneself from participation to avoid a conflict of interest. He later recused himself from the Russian Federation probe. Their names remain secret until top officials request them. He said Nunes recused himself from the investigation but still insists on having a final say in what subpoenas are issued in the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

London mayor says he doesn't care about Trump tweets

You stand with them in times of adversity but you call them out when they are wrong. "The best thing for you to do is to shut up and stay at home". London's Metropolitan Police said it had made 25 arrests for hate crime offences since Saturday, when eight people were killed by three Islamist extremists in the city centre. Read More »

Premier Clark to recall legislature; test confidence in Liberals


Looking through the power sharing agreement between B.C.'s two ambitious opposition parties, it's hard to see what the three-member B.C. Greens gain in supporting the 41-member B.C. Utilities Commission to determine economic viability, which Raymond James analyst Frederic Bastien noted could put major contracts with construction and services providers at risk. Read More »

Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

The dispute has sparked the worst diplomatic crisis in the Arab world in years and raised fears it will cause further instability in an already-volatile region. recognises that Qatar has made some great efforts to try to stop financing of terror groups, including prosecuting suspected financiers, freezing assets, and introducing stringent controls on its banking system there. Read More »

How Trump will spend day while Comey testifies

Risch tells KTVB he's looking for Comey to refine previously made statements. "I had understood the president to be requesting that we drop any investigation of Flynn in connection with his false statements about his conversations with the Russian ambassador in December", added Comey, who was sacked by Trump in early May. Read More »

Voters head to the polls amid tightened security


Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn crisscrossed the country on the final day of campaigning yesterday, trying to woo voters with rival plans for Brexit , building a fairer society and combating the terrorist threat made all too immediate by attacks in Manchester and London . Read More »

Three more arrests in London terror probe


British police confirmed on Wednesday that the death toll from Saturday's attack on London Bridge had risen to eight. The accused however are not connected to the 1 June attack in the United Kingdom capital that left eight people dead, the police said on Thursday. Read More »

Things to know about ex-FBI head's James Comey's testimony

In pre-written testimony for his Thursday hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey described a series of " very awkard " attempts by Trump to establish "some sort of patronage" relationship and make investigations related to him and his team's ties to Russian Federation go away. Read More »

United Kingdom heads to the polls after campaign marred by terror attacks


The election's early stages pointed toward the predicted coronation for May and the Conservatives , campaigning under the slogan "strong and stable government". That's because in a hung parliament there would be little to no certainty about who could form a government, and currency markets hate instability. May says the Conservatives will build a "stronger, fairer and more prosperous Britain", while opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he would govern "for the many, not the few". Read More »