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Munich police officer seriously injured in metro station shooting


The female officer suffered head injuries during the incident, which happened around 8.30am (BST), German newspaper Die Welt reported. "We had to leave the train". "A handgun was used during a police operation at S-Bahn station Unterfoehring". Police spokesman Marcus da Gloria Martins said: "The sole male perpetrator was motivated by personal reasons". Read More »

Trump calls former FBI Director James Comey's actions 'cowardly' in tweet

When senators questioned them about that report Wednesday, they refused to answer and refused to say why. Sen. Karl: Always fair. Mr. President, I want to get back to James Comey's testimony . Bharara was asked for his resignation, along with other US attorneys, but he refused and was sacked. As FBI director, he supervised counterintelligence investigations into computer break-ins that harvested e-mails from the State Department and the White House, and that penetrated deep into the computers ... Read More »

China auto sales shrink 2.6 pct in May, SUVs up 13.5 pct


Year-to-date sales were 531,756. China's auto sales grew 3.7 percent to 11.18 million units in the first five months this year and the rate was below the 7 percent rise in the same period last year. Sales of new-energy vehicles reached 45,300 units in May, up 28.4 percent annually. Private capital is encouraged to flow into new energy vehicle (NEV) production so as to boost the healthy development of the NEV market, the country's top economic planner said on Monday. Read More »

US Secret Service says it does not have any White House tapes


The department provided that with a copy of its response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request originally filed by the Wall Street Journal news outlet. The request from the Journal sought recordings or transcripts of any recordings made after January 20 at the White House. On Friday, Trump wouldn't quash rumors about the tapes when he told reporters "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future", adding, "Oh, you're going to be very disappointed when you hear ... Read More »

Trump derails infrastructure speech to whine about Democrats obstructing his agenda

According to Trump, during his election campaign he saw infrastructure all over the country was "crumbling" and he found communities were "desperate" for new highways and bridges, Efe news reported. The president also cited efforts he has made to kick-start infrastructure projects, which are thought to be a component of his agenda where bipartisan agreement can be reached. Read More »

Iran tracks down and kills IS suspects after attacks


The attacks occurred less than a month after the re-election of President Hassan Rouhani. Iranian authorities have arrested 41 suspects in connection with this week's attacks in Tehran, the interior ministry said. "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship", Zarif tweeted on Thursday. The attacks on two of Iran s most symbolic landmarks were carried out by five armed men, including suicide bombers who blew themselves up. Read More »

Kenya: Seven-Storey Building Collapses in Embakasi


The incident occurred on Monday night, both rescue services said. Japheth Koome, Nairobi County police commander, said a specialised team from the Kenya Defence Forces had been called in to help with the rescue operations. A total of 49 people died mid-last year when another building collapsed during a heavy, nighttime downpour in a poor neighbourhood. Building collapses are a recurrent problem in Kenya, where construction standards are weakened by chronic corruption. Read More »

Waited for results, now it's Brexit time: Merkel

The talks, which the European Union wants to ensure a legally smooth British departure in March 2019, would be more uncertain without a strong negotiating partner, he added. In Brussels on Wednesday Barnier instead met Olly Robbins , a senior official in Davis's ministry, and Britain's ambassador to the EU Tim Barrow to discuss arrangements for the talks following the election shock. Read More »

With a 'stonking performance', Britain's May wins stay of execution

I believe that's important". Prime Minister Theresa May has sought to rally her rank and file lawmakers behind her leadership after her Conservative Party lost its majority in the House of Commons. "Theresa May is a dead woman walking ". Gove, a long-time opponent who was dismissed when May became prime minister a year ago, will now serve as environment secretary. Read More »

Cyclone Mora - All you need to know about weather forecast

Aid workers scrambled to get food to the camps, which house around 300,000 Rohingya , many of whom were observing the Ramadan fast when the cyclone struck. "Wind speed is estimated at 130 kmph in Saint Martins Island and 150 kmph Cox's Bazar port after it hit the area in between 6 AM and 7 AM", Cox's Bazar Met official A K M Nazmul Haque said. Read More »

DUP deal may impact British role in Northern Ireland peace process

She now faces a vital meeting at 5 p.m. (12 p.m. ET) with backbench members of Parliament from her party - the so-called 1922 Committee - calling for their loyalty amid swirling speculation that her leadership is in jeopardy. No. There was no immediate election when she replaced David Cameron previous year and the Fixed Term Parliaments Act remains in place, requiring two thirds of MPs to vote for an early election. Read More »

I'm here as long as you want me, Theresa May apologises

Her shift on Brexit could be forgiven as recognition of the requirement of a pragmatic position in a scenario she could not change, but there is no benefit of the doubt to be given over her about-turns on holding an election, and the so-called dementia tax . Read More »

James Comey is 'between opportunities' but faces plethora of opportunities

Trump made the remarks while responding to questions on Comey's explosive testimony in which he accused the president of trying to stop a probe into the alleged Russian interference in the United States elections a year ago. "An estimated 19.5 million people tuned in to watch Former FBI Director James Comey's testimony to US Congress in Washington , DC, on Thursday, June 8, 2017 ", Nielsen stated in the release on Friday. Read More »

Abedi's brother released without charge

Police told Sky News they found the vehicle, a white Nissan, after an analysis of security cameras in the area showed Abedi nearby in the days leading up to the blast last month, which killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert . Police have arrested 18 people in connection with the investigation but seven have since been released without charge. Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson said: "This is potentially a significant development in the investigation". Read More »

Punished by voters, Theresa May says Brexit will go on

Elections have consequences and this election more than most. She called a snap election in April, convinced she would receive an overwhelming mandate for her strategy and a strengthened hand in her negotiations with the European Union , which begin on June 19. Read More »

MP farmers' stir : CM begins indefinite fast for peace

The panel is in the process of collecting information about outstanding debt of farmers from banks, cooperative banks, official said. "We have given an in-principle approval for loan waiver for all farmers subject to certain conditions". "The Chief Minister refused to consider our demand for a loan waiver, and consequently I and others began a protest in front of him". In addition, six lakh quintals of onion perished in godowns and the state government had to spend more than Rs 7 crore in ... Read More »

I would '100 percent' be willing to testify about Comey under oath


The Republican president stopped short of saying that Comey lied under oath at the hearing, which occurred a month after Trump fired him on May 9. At a press conference on Friday afternoon in the Rose Garden with the visiting president of Romania, Mr Trump rejected Mr Comey's claims . "I'm going to tell you, I didn't say that". Read More »

Words With Friends Adds 'Covfefe' To Its Mobile Game

I logged onto Twitter for all of six seconds Wednesday morning for patently unimportant reasons only to find myself awash in " covfefe " memes, jokes, and - inevitably - takes, all as burning hot as the dying star that will inevitably engulf this planet. Read More »

UK's Brexit Minister Says Talks With EU Could Face Delays

Theresa May is facing a showdown with Conservative MPs amid anger over the way the party saw its majority wiped out in the General Election. "I believe that's important". Two of her closest aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who had been the focus of some criticism, resigned on Saturday. He added he was going to do what he thought was in the national interest, and that was to keep the Prime Minister in office. Read More »

Russia Meddling Probe Expands To Trump's Personal Attorney

It's open to question whether or not the Republican-controlled Senate would vote to hold Flynn in contempt, but a group of key Republicans on the Senate intelligence committee are said to have emerged as a critical force in getting to the bottom of ties between Trump's campaign and others among his associates and Moscow. Read More »

AG Jeff Sessions Set to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

The attorney general requested that his hearing be held publicly, according to multiple reports. US intelligence officials have said since December that Russia's goal was to help Trump win. It is one of several congressional panels that, along with a special counsel, is also investigating whether any Trump campaign officials colluded with the alleged Kremlin plot. Read More »