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Arsenal legend tells Arsene Wenger he needs to win the Premier League

It's stuff we've heard before, so let's see if there's more to all this than talking a good game. "He has a fantastic track record and has our full backing". There has been a growing section of Arsenal fans who wanted the Frenchman not to sign the new deal and leave the club at the end of the campaign and there were protest marches held against him throughout the season. Read More »

New search underway near home of London attackers

The identity of the last attacker in Saturday's attack that left seven dead and dozens wounded came as a new search was underway in a neighborhood in east London near the home of two of the London Bridge attackers. Jibril Palomba, who lives close to Butt's east London home, said he was anxious Butt had been radicalizing kids, telling them things like, "If you are not Muslim, you do not follow in the religion of Muslim ... Read More »

Man held over Manchester attack released without charge


A bomb-disposal team was called out and the vehicle was removed. He is the 17th person to be arrested in connection with the May 22 attack at the Manchester Arena. A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said they were unable to confirm or deny Abedi's contact with the terror group as it was an ongoing investigation. Read More »

Donald Trump Breaks Twitter Silence To Call James Comey "A Leaker"

President Donald Trump has finally commented on former FBI Director James Comey's explosive Senate testimony during which he detailed their interactions. "I hope you can let this go", Comey reported the president as saying in a February 14 meeting. Comey said that he considered making memos of those conversations public after Trump cryptically tweeted on May 12 that "Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Comey had laid ... Read More »

Conservatives to form government with Democratic Union Party's backing

Speaking shortly before the announcement of Mrs May's visit to the Palace, Ms Foster said it was "too soon to say" what would happen and predicted it would be "difficult" for the Prime Minister to continue in her role. It is not yet clear whether the deal constitutes a formal coalition or a "confidence and supply" arrangement. "This will allow us to come together as a country and channel our energies towards a successful Brexit deal that works for everyone in this country, securing a new ... Read More »

It doesn't take much for Pres. Trump to block you on Twitter

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's tweets should be taken as official statements, NBC News reported. While a plurality of Republicans (36 percent) and Trump voters (41 percent) said Trump's tweets were a good thing, the share of those voters who said the opposite also grew. Read More »

Iran says attackers were IS members, had been to Iraq, Syria strongholds

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum in Tehran, killing at least 13 people. The attacks have been claimed by Islamic State but Iranian hardliners believe that Saudi Arabia was behind the attacks, Omid Nouripour, the foreign affairs spokesman for the German Green Party, told German broadcaster RBB. Read More »

Trump blasts Germany again as Merkel, Modi cite mutual values


When pressed by a reporter who cited Merkel's comments about lessening the country's reliance on the U.S. that seemed to allude to Trump's election and presidency, Spicer was quick to decry those comments as out of context. "Chancellor Merkel and the US president, they have a good and productive relationship", Ambassador Peter Wittig told CNN's "New Day". "The U.S. Read More »

Vaiko refused entry to Malaysia over his support to LTTE


The party said when Vaiko landed at the Kuala Lumpur airport this morning, immigration authorities told him that he had been banned from entering the country since his name figured "in the list of persons risky to Malaysia". "But the officials did not let him go", said the statement. "You are being restricted from entering Malaysia because you belong to LTTE in Sri Lanka", the officials reportedly told him. Read More »

Theresa May's UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

Labour took Canterbury, a seat which had been held by Conservatives since 1918, and claimed Tory scalps in a string of seats including Bristol North West, Stroud, Warwick & Leamington, Stockton South and Vale of Clwyd. Labour's John Woodcock, who was expected to lose in Barrow-in-Furness, held on by just 209 votes, as did pro-Corbyn Cat Smith in Lancaster and Fleetwood, who increased her majority from 1,256 to 6,661, perhaps in part down to the large student population in the constituency. Read More »

Could A Blow To Qatar Mean A Blow To Hamas?


Qatar's rulers have strong ties to Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist movement that runs Gaza but which is considered a terrorist organisation by Israel, the United States and the European Union. Meshaal was recently succeeded by Ismail Haniyeh, who remains in Gaza but is expected to move to Qatar's capital Doha. It also wanted payments to Hamas leaders in Doha cut. Read More »

Iran blames Saudi Arabia for ISIL-claimed attak

The ministry issued a statement on its website with bloody pictures of the men's bodies. They never named the country directly, but the implication was clear. Iranians will not be intimidated by such attacks. On the streets of the capital Thursday, Iranians said they remained suspicious that Saudi Arabia had a hand in the attack. Read More »

Intel chiefs won't say if Trump asked them to intervene in investigations

Martin Heinrich, a New Mexico Democrat. "I know he's here to testify in front of you tomorrow". "Is there some prohibition in the law that I'm not familiar with that you can't discuss an item that you've been asked directly?" "My instincts told me that the one-on-one setting, and the pretence that this was our first discussion about my position, meant the dinner was, at least in part, an effort to have me ask for my job and create some sort of patronage relationship", Comey says. Read More »

In Defeat For Theresa May, Conservatives Lose Majority In UK Parliament

Early exit polls suggested a mild majority for the conservative party while the Labour Party too appeared to snatch the seats from the clutches of the Conservative party. "I also want to say a huge than you to Islington North Labour Party, to our agent Catherine Sloan and all the other people who have worked so hard in this campaign". Read More »

John McCain's Questioning Tops Twitter During Comey Testimony

Trump had committed a crime or at least an abuse of power, even as he abdicated his. Neither Comey nor the Federal Bureau of Investigation revealed what they believed was incorrect in the February 14 story. You know that, I know that, everybody knows that. Later Thursday the Senate Intelligence Committee reconvened in closed session to continue to hear Comey , who had said he was willing to discuss several matters that should not be made public. Read More »

Arab nations add people, groups with Qatar links to terrorism list

Several Arab countries have accused Qatar of sponsoring terrorism , including al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate Nusra Front, Afghan terror group Taliban, and Hamas. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain gave Qatari citizens 14 days to leave and closed their airspace to all Qatari flights. Slogans against and in support of Qatar in Arabic have dominated Twitter , which is hugely popular in the region, and have grown steadily more nationalistic and aggressive in tone. Read More »

Theresa May to form a Government with DUP Alliance

The prospect of no clear victor emerging from Britain's election is "perfect territory" for Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) and they would be willing to negotiate with Mrs Theresa May's Conservatives, a senior MP said on Thursday. Read More »

Pound dives as United Kingdom plunges into new period of uncertainty

It was also down 1.6 percent on the euro at 87.90 pence EURGBP=. "We've got a victor but don't expect the celebration bells to be ringing", said ThinkMarkets analyst Naeem Islam. Later projections gave the Conservatives a handful more seats but a raft of analysts predicted that would not head off more falls for the pound. Analysts said that markets are pricing in a more complex outlook for policy implementation, including Brexit . Read More »

London attackers were chef, clerk and 'suspicious' Italian


So far four of those killed in the attack have been named: Australian Kirsty Boden, Canadian national Chrissy Archibald, James McMullan, from Hackney, and French national Alexandre Pigeard. Metropolitan Police said in a statement that Thomas was in town for the weekend with his girlfriend. She thought he was getting on with his life in London . Read More »

Sturgeon has 'lost the plot' over independence plans


Polls appear to show that while the SNP will easily win the election in Scotland, the Conservatives will take some seats from them by sticking to practically one policy - opposing independence. SNP election campaign manager, Derek Mackay, said: "This poll shows that only a vote for the SNP can keep the Tories out". Under a SNP government the NHS will receive additional funding by 2021, 2022 the NHS Scotland budget would increase by an extra £1 billion. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' Review: Her Time Has Come


Despite the divisive reactions that both Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad received previous year, Wonder Woman has become one of the highest-rated superhero films of all time, hopefully marking a turning point in critical reception for the DC Extended Universe. Read More »