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Three men arrested by anti-terror police following armed raids

The Pakistani cousin of one of the London Bridge killers said the attack has shattered his family. It comes as police identified two of the three attackers as Khuram Shazad Butt, a 27-year-old British citizen born in Pakistan, and Rachid Redouane, who claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan. Read More »

US praises PM Modi's call for freedom of navigation for peace


He said, U.S. can not and will not accept unilateral, coercive changes to the status quo. To underscore the point, he urged China , the region's rising power, to help rein in North Korea and warned it against showing "contempt" for other nations by asserting its claims to the South China Sea . Read More »

Theresa May and inner circle face backlash from furious Tory MPs

Thursday's General Election saw the Conservatives win only 318 seats, eight shy of winning an overall majority. HUMILIATED Theresa May has vowed her government would lead Britain for the next five years, despite a disastrous election which robbed the Tories of their majority in Parliament. Read More »

Terror ringleader 'tried to hire 7.5 tonne lorry hours before London attack'


Several people had alerted police to Butt's extremist views in the past two years. Separately, police investigating the London Bridge attack made three arrests in Ilford, also in east London , late Wednesday. Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba have been named as the attackers, and all three were shot dead. The three attackers were wearing fake suicide belts consisting of plastic water bottles wrapped in gray duct tape. Read More »

May agrees deal with DUP to cling on to power

Mr Corbyn, whose Labour party won 262 seats in the election, told the Sunday Mirror he would oppose the Queen's Speech all the way. But there are significant questions about the DUP's hardline stance on gay rights and other issues, including abortion and climate change. Read More »

Trump says US committed to NATO's Article 5 on common defense


Trump also twice declined to confirm the existence of White House recordings of the conversations. Trump asked, though he went on to say such a request wouldn't have been inappropriate. Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, seized on the admission, casting the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director as one of the "leakers" set on undermining the Trump administration. Read More »

Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza


A spokesperson for Hamas denied any responsibility for the tunnel, stating that it "strongly condemned" the structure and observed that the revelations would be used by Israeli media and government policy agencies to justify the continuing apartheid-like conditions now being inflicted on Palestinians. Read More »

Tentative deal struck between Theresa May and DUP to secure coalition

Meanwhile, Sinn Fein accused the DUP of betraying the interests of Northern Ireland - with Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill predicting a confidence and supply deal would "end in tears". "We wouldn't agree with parts of the Conservative manifesto", the source said. Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt said: "We share the concerns of countless LGBT people, and our friends, of all political persuasions who are deeply anxious about the potential Democratic Unionist Party involvement in the new government". Read More »

Netanyahu: Israel Must Keep Military Control of Jordan Valley

Danon later slammed UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein for opening a session of the UN Human Rights Council by decrying Palestinian suffering . Sixty-two percent of Jewish Israelis object to the term " occupation " to describe Israel's presence in Judea and Samaria, a Jerusalem think-tank said Monday. Read More »

Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem


When he did not provide payment details, the rental did not go ahead. The potential for large vehicles to inflict mass casualties was laid bare in horrifying fashion previous year when a lorry drove through crowds gathered to celebrate Bastille Day in Nice, killing 86 people and injuring scores more. Read More »

Irish Unionist DUP Keeps 2 Seats in UK Parliament

Speaking to reporters, the United Kingdom prime minister said she would continue to govern along with her "friends and allies" in the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ), a Northern Irish party. "We want there to be a government". It was also created to give the government more time to complete the process by ensuring that the incoming administration would have a clear five years before having to call an election. Read More »

Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped

But, remember, the position of Trump's lawyer is that the president "never ... directed or suggested that Mr. Comey stop investigating anyone". Trump's personal attorney, Marc E Kasowit, said the president was "eager to continue moving forward with his agenda, with the business of this country, and with the public cloud removed". Read More »

Scotland - Bid for Independence Shot Down


Speaking of a "historic night", the leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Ruth Davidson told the BBC that plans for a second independence vote were now "dead". "But just as the SNP must listen to the result on the independence referendum , we also have to listen to voters who did not give the UK Conservative Party the mandate we sought". Read More »

British PM fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

May, whose two key aides resigned amid anger about how they handled the campaign, leads a brittle government as the United Kingdom prepares to start talks on exiting the European Union . "I was fairly straightforward with her and I told her that there were a number of things that count to me more than the party", Davidson told the BBC. Read More »

Irving powers Cavaliers over Warriors to end ideal run

The Warriors have been led in the Finals by Kevin Durant , the ground-shaking free-agent acquisition from last season who was the 2014 MVP and has perhaps reshaped the Golden State-Cleveland rivalry forever. Part of the ticket money is going to charity. This after combining to go 31-for-104 on 3s in the first three games of the series. "It all comes down to this one game". Read More »

Hillary's Ghost Lives on In Comey Testimony

John McCain , the 80-year-old Arizona Republican senator and former presidential candidate, concluded the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing into the Donald Trump Russia scandal on Thursday morning with a freakish and rambling series of questions to former FBI Director James Comey . Read More »

UK PM May seen fighting for survival after election failure

The SNP, which had called for a new independence referendum, lost 21 of the 56 seats it won in 2015, losing voters anxious by the prospect of a second divisive plebiscite. Not what the establishment and their media mouthpieces insist they should want. The Vermont senator - who narrowly failed to win his bid for the Democratic nomination against Hillary Clinton in the 2016 race for the White House - said he had watched the United Kingdom results coming in on Thursday and was very pleased ... Read More »

Turkey says Qatar deployment aims to ensure security


Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that the crisis, which has cut transportation links and trade, had begun to hurt ordinary people in Qatar, impaired business dealings and harmed the USA battle against the Daesh (so-called IS) militant group. Read More »

Senior UK Conservative lawmaker in Belfast for talks with DUP - PA

Arlene Foster has been at the helm of the party since December 2015 and served as First Minister of Northern Ireland between January 2016 and January 2017. As commentators scrambled to read the DUP manifesto to learn what the party might demand Theresa May as the price of their support, the Independent's environment correspondent described the party as "a far-right party with a track record of Donald Trump-style climate change denial". Read More »

James Comey Lied and I'll Testify to That Under Oath

I don't really know how anybody could come out of this without thinking that it was a good day for the president. One of the things Comey told the Senate committee was that he believes he was sacked last month in an effort to "relieve" pressure on Trump from the Justice Department investigation. Read More »