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London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel killed 86 people in Nice, France, when he plowed through a large crowd celebrating the national Bastille Day last July. The attackers are then shot dead. Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said Thursday that authorities are working to accelerate the repatriation of Echeverria and asked the public not to speculate about the cause of death until the coroner's report is issued. Read More »

British PM Theresa May says she has no intention of resigning


She has signed a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which will allow her to establish a minority government. Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) reportedly gave informal backing to the Conservatives with its 10 mandates, giving May a two-vote majority . Read More »

Police raid sees 20th arrest made in London Bridge attack probe


Speaking to BBC News after the attack, former police inspector John Ramsbottom explained the complex process that authorities are forced to undertake. However when he appeared in a Channel 4 documentary, The Jihadis Next Door , past year officers did view the programme. One of his friends told BBC Asian Network he had phoned an anti-terrorist hotline set up by British authorities because he feared Butt had been radicalised after watching clips of US preacher Ahmad Musa Jebril, whose ... Read More »

EU Says UK Needs a Government Before Brexit Talks Start

German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel said he hoped the election result would be seen as a message that the British people do not want a hard Brexit. "I thought surrealism was a Belgian invention", quipped Verhofstadt, a former Belgian prime minister. "Whether the other side can even begin will have to become clear in the next hours and days, since if there's no government-no negotiations". Read More »

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcome Trump's scolding of Qatar

A separate SPA report on Saturday acknowledged Tillerson's call for Qatar to curtail support for terrorism , but did not mention his remarks that the crisis was hurting ordinary Qataris, impairing business dealings and harming the USA fight against the Islamic State militant group. Read More »

Trump is willing to testify under oath on Comey

As FBI Director, Hoover had a habit of using damaging information about politicians to blackmail them . Grants of immunity - a key part of both criminal and congressional investigations - are a key area where coordination would be needed. Read More »

Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

It said in the "violent riot", Palestinians tried to damage the fence and that soldiers opened fire when the protestors ignored calls and warning shots to stop. UNWRA said Friday it "condemns the existence of such tunnels in the strongest possible terms" and "robustly intervened and protested to Hamas". "It is unacceptable that students and staff are placed at risk in such a way", it said, adding that it "robustly intervened and protested to Hamas". Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions offers to resign; DOJ has no comment


If Attorney General Jeff Sessions' future in the Trump administration is safe, the White House certainly isn't letting on. Some of the attorney general's allies tell Axios that they were "infuriated" when Spicer declined to give Sessions a vote of confidence during his press briefing on Monday. Read More »

Hotel owned by London attacker's relative searched in Jhelum


The announcement came as United Kingdom authorities faced new questions over how one of the London Bridge attackers was let into Britain despite being on a security watch list . The video emerged as families of the London Bridge attackers expressed disgust over the massacre and distanced themselves from the extremists, saying the atrocity left them shocked. Read More »

After UK Election, The Only 'Certainty' In Britain Is Uncertainty

Juncker said he hoped there would be no further delays, and that the result of the United Kingdom general election would not have a "major impact on the negotiations we are desperately waiting for". Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations". Corbyn's newly energized Labour Party officially backs Brexit - since voters endorsed it in a referendum previous year - but many important figures in the party advocate a much "softer" approach, and their views now may now carry ... Read More »

Trump tweets about Comey testimony, declares 'total vindication'


On Thursday, Comey testified in a US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing that he shared the memorandum with a friend intending to leak it to the media after Trump tweeted about possible secret recordings of their conversations. Comey's testimony underscored the discord that had soured their relationship. Trump pressed him to show "loyalty", to back off on the FBI investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn . Read More »

Twin sisters from Coral Springs found safe


They took clothes, cash and iPods, but no cell phone. Police said they spoke with the girls' mother in Harlem and she claims they had no involvement in their running away, Burrel reported. But the sisters never left Florida at all, authorities say. Police believe the twins were at their godmother's home the entire time. "There are family members possibly assisting keeping the girls out of sight", Sgt.William Reid said. Read More »

European Media Lays Into Theresa May and British Election 'Madness'

The issue didn't resonate on the campaign trail , and it didn't resonate at the ballot box either: The party got a slightly smaller percentage of the vote than last time. Tim Bale, professor of politics at Queen Mary University of London , said it's not even clear whether May will now lead those negotiations. Many analysts said it was unlikely May could remain leader for long now that her authority has been eroded. Read More »

British Conservatives Lose Parliamentary Majority; May's Future Uncertain

Although May hopes to remain Britain's Prime Minister, her long-term position as leader could be in doubt. Natural bedfellows in a Conservative-led coalition, perhaps, but with their staunch commitment to an open border with neighboring southern Ireland , they could yet prove a decisive and outsized force in Brexit negotiations - and by virtue, the success or failure of the Conservative Party's key manifesto pledge . Read More »

Trump claims 'total, complete vindication' after Comey testimony

Mueller and several congressional committees are investigating what USA intelligence agencies have concluded was an effort by Russian Federation to help Trump win the election by discrediting Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton through the hacking and disclosure of damaging emails and other steps. Read More »

Marawi City siege was start of extremist plan Featured — AFP chief


As of Tuesday morning, Año said the military, working house-by-house, had cleared 70 percent of the city and the remaining militants were isolated. Philippine forces pressed their offensive to drive out. Hapilon escaped and gunmen loyal to him swept through the city of 200,000 people, torching buildings and taking hostages . Neatly stacked bananas, avocados and vegetables in an abandoned market were beginning to rot and were being eaten by a cat and a chicken. Read More »

Body found in Thames believed to be connected to London attack


Police were searching for missing French national Xavier Thomas when they found the body on Tuesday night local time . People look at floral tributes on London Bridge, Wednesday, to commemorate the victims in Saturday's attack. Just hours earlier, Greater Manchester Police announced they had arrested two 20-year-olds in connection with the attack at Manchester Arena. A second source said Italian authorities had flagged him up to British authorities after he moved to England a year ago. Read More »

Pound dives as UK enters new period of uncertainty

British Prime Minister Theresa May will ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government on Friday after an election debacle that saw her Conservative Party lose its parliamentary majority days before talks on Britain's European Union departure are due to begin. Read More »

Iran Dismisses White House Statement on Terror Attack as "Repugnant"

On Wednesday, armed attackers targeted both the Parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran . Iran's Revolutionary Guards had earlier accused Saudi Arabia and the U.S. In addition to the 17 victims, more than fifty people were injured, of whom at least six are still in severe condition. The funerals for those killed began on Friday morning in Tehran with a ceremony in parliament, with President Hassan Rouhani in attendance. Read More »

Trump accuses Qatar of funding terrorism "at a very high level"

Qatar's neighbours have also criticised it for allegedly supporting groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas . He said blockade had caused "unintended" consequences, and was "hindering United States military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS ", referring to ISIL. Read More »

'No time to lose', European Union warns Theresa May on Brexit talks


She said the two parties had enjoyed "a strong relationship" over many years. "She´s staying, for now", the source told Reuters . The European Union's budget commissioner Guenther Oettinger said Friday he was unsure if Britain's negotiations about leaving the EU - known as " Brexit " - could begin on time after the Thursday election failed to elect a clear victor, according to a report by Reuters . Read More »

After Comey accuses Trump of lying, President calls him a 'leaker'

The former director of the FBI accused the President of the United States of lying and confirmed that an investigation was open into whether the President was obstructing justice. " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ", Comey said during his testimony Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee. I mean, I will tell you that I didn't say that. Read More »