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London police make three arrests over terror attack

Police have arrested three people on terror charges, but they have said they are not linked to the London Bridge attack . DETECTIVES have revealed the identities of all three terrorists who brought horror to London Bridge. The marksmen are charged as they train their guns on the attackers, with one knifeman, who appears to be Butt, swinging his weapon wildly towards an officer. Read More »

Senior Conservative MP in Belfast for talks with DUP - PA

May called the snap election to win a clear mandate for her Brexit plans, so she could slash immigration. If she is to succeed in delivering the wishes of the 52 percent of voters who opted to take Britain out of the European Union past year, she must find a way to bridge the differences within her party to pass legislation preparing for and enacting the departure. Read More »

How pundits twisted James Comey's testimony

Gen. Michael Flynn. TRUMP: 100 percent. I didn't say... "There's no doubt that I was sacked because of the Russia investigation ", Comey told lawmakers, referring to the widening probe of Russian influence on last year's US presidential election. Read More »

Johnson denies plot to topple May


Let's get on with the job", he said. The Prime Minister is now manoeuvring frantically to strike a deal with the Northern Irish DUP that would allow her to stay in power as head of a minority government. That means the DUP would back the government on confidence motions and budget votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. May's office said on Saturday principles of an agreement had been reached but the two sides later clarified that they were still talking. Read More »

Theresa May seals deal to prop up govt, but loses key aides


He said: "We're going to put down a substantial amendment to the Queen's Speech which will contain within it the main points of our manifesto, and so we'll invite the House to consider all the issues we put forward which I've mentioned - jobs-first Brexit , mention the issues of young people and austerity, there's many other things". Read More »

Theresa May's top two aides quit after election criticism


The pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to step aside following a humiliating election result grew Saturday, with her two top aides resigning, a leading newspaper pronouncing her "fatally wounded" and a former minister acknowledging that Tories were plotting possible replacements via the messaging service WhatsApp. Read More »

Qatar must stop funding terror, extremist ideology

Meanwhile, it appears, that Trump and Tillerson, are not on the same page as the latter has said that the Gulf countries' land and air blockade of Doha is hurting the campaign against ISIS. The revelations about the hiring of Ashcroft's law firm were contained in a filing with the U.S. Justice Department that was made on June 9 in accordance with the Foreign Agents Registration Act. Read More »

UK's May Says She Will Form Gov't, Press Ahead With Brexit


It looks likely she'll work with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists, but her unexpectedly narrow win could have big impacts on the economy and on Northern Ireland. An agreement of confidence and supply means the supporting party will back the Government in motions of confidence by either voting in favour of abstaining, while retaining the right to vote otherwise in matters of conscience. Read More »

Tehran attackers were Iranians, fought for IS in Syria and Iraq: ministry


In the video, reported by USA jihadi monitoring service SITE Intelligence, five masked supporters of the group said that it would target Iran's Shia majority after which the Saudi government's turn " will come ". Iran blamed the Wednesday attacks on Saudi Arabia, though no link has been established. "Honestly, I didn't expect the people of the world to be so quiet about it", says Tehran resident Roya Saadat. Read More »

Iran arrests almost 50 after deadly Tehran attacks


On Wednesday morning, terrorists launched simultaneous attacks on Iran's parliament building in downtown Tehran and on the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, south of the city. The militant group's Amaq news agency released a video on Thursday evening showing what it claimed was a message from the Tehran attackers. In Wednesday's attacks no member of the parliament was killed as the attackers were unable to reach the main building. Read More »

United Kingdom election: Three Ghanaians to serve in British Parliament


But after a strong showing in a parliamentary seat long held by the governing Conservatives, he sees a chance of a Labour revival under Jeremy Corbyn, the leader who many in the party had written off as an out-of-date socialist. No doubt, May will be ridiculed for blowing her majority government but, to be fair, very few would have predicted this outcome at the time she called for the election. Read More »

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple tottering Theresa May


May no longer has enough MPs for a majority in parliament, and dispatched chief whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast for talks with the DUP in the aftermath of the vote. After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers, including finance minister Philip Hammond, would keep their jobs, May must name the rest of her team, who will take on one of the most demanding jobs in recent British political history. Read More »

Ghost Ship leaseholder & tenant charged with involuntary manslaughter


Defending himself during the interview, Almena said he lived in the same warehouse with his family, like other artists. Harris said he made jewelry in his live-work space at the warehouse and helped Almena collect rent. According to the probable cause document, Alemna "allowed and encouraged tenants to use nonconventional building materials that he collected to create their living spaces". Read More »

Petition grows against Theresa May's deal with ultra-conservatives


The Conservative government has announced the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support them on a " confidence and supply basis". Disturbingly, the party has strong historical links to Loyalist paramilitary groups - in particular the terrorist group Ulster Resistance, which was founded by people who ended up becoming prominent DUP politicians. Read More »

DUP leader: 'Difficult' for Theresa May to remain Prime Minister


In a short statement outside Downing Street after an audience with the Queen, May said she would join with her DUP "friends" to "get to work" on Brexit. The development comes after Mrs May sent her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast for talks with the DUP after the election left the Tories eight seats short of the 326 required for a majority. Read More »

13 marines killed as militants laying siege to Philippine city


Lt. Col. Jo-Ar Herrera told a news conference that intense fighting broke out on Friday in Lilot Madaya village in a bid to "liberate" the besieged city from the clutches of local terrorists who occupied the city on May 23. Hapilon is now believed to have slipped out of the city. "For security reasons, we are not able to discuss specific technical details of USA support for ongoing AFP operations", the spokesman added. Read More »

May seeks deal with Northern Irish party to cling to power


On Brexit , the DUP supports leaving the European Union but opposes a return to a "hard" border with Ireland - which could happen if May carries through her threat to walk away from the talks rather than accept a "bad deal". "The Prime Minister called this election on the basis she would need a stronger mandate to negotiate Brexit ". " She's staying, for now ", one Conservative Party source told Reuters . Read More »

Talks on United Kingdom minority govt 'positive'

The Conservatives won 318 House of Commons seats in Thursday's election, eight short of an outright majority. Her Conservatives struck an outline deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) for support on key legislation. Read More »

Spate of arrests in Iran following terrorist attacks

At least 17 people were killed and 52 others injured in Tehran on Wednesday when gunmen mounted nearly simultaneous assaults on Iran's Parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini. Iranian authorities have also arrested seven people it suspects of helping militants involved in attacks, a judiciary official said on Saturday. It says dozens of people have been detained. Read More »

IS threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

The seven persons were affiliated to terrorist groups, the police added. Iranian authorities have arrested 41 people linked to ISIS in connection with this week's attacks in Tehran , Iran's intelligence ministry said. The Interior Ministry in a statement increased the number of wounded to 52. According to the statement, the team of five attackers had previously belonged to Sunni extremist groups inside Iran but later joined IS, where they went to fight in Mosul, Iraq, and Raqqa, ... Read More »

Two top aides to British PM May resign after disappointing election


Katie Perrior, former communication chief for May, told the Associated Press that Timothy and Hill were "great street fighters but poor political leaders". Joining forces with the hardline unionist Protestant party also threatens London's neutrality in Northern Ireland, which is key to the delicate balance of power in a province once plagued by violence. Read More »