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London Bridge Attacker Attempted to Rent Large Truck

On the day of the London Bridge attack, the three men had initially tried to hire a 7.5 tonne (8.3 ton) truck, the head of London police's counter-terrorism unit said on Friday. "Where have they come from? Where might the attackers have bought them from?" the Met's counter-terrorism command chief Dean Haydon said, calling on the public to contact police if they had any information on the weapons. Read More »

Qatar vs Saudi Arabia: Story of Middle East tensions, information warfare

Sunni-led monarchies Saudi Arabia and Qatar are both part of the US -led coalition against the Islamic State, a Sunni extremist movement that both have been accused over the years of at least indirectly financing. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks - its first successful strike against Iran, whose Shia leaders it regards as apostates, and which it has been increasingly targeting in its propaganda efforts in recent months. Read More »

Fort Worth shooting leaves 2 dead, 5 injured

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WFAA reported that it is believed an occupant or occupants of a small black auto opened fire as the vehicle traveled down Davis Avenue. The number of shooters and weapons involved are not known, but Perez said it's believed that there might have been a couple of different locations where shots were fired. Read More »

Sessions is said to have offered to resign

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Trump has repeatedly criticised Sessions" decision to recuse himself from any Russia-related investigation conducted by the justice department to his allies and advisers, terming the decision as "needless', The New York Times reports. Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders refuted claims made by former FBI Director James Comey calling President Donald Trump a liar on Thursday. Read More »

Donald Trump critics are not even people, claims son

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Jude. The Trump family spokespeople claim that the Trumps absolutely did not profit at all from Eric's expense splurge. Forbes revealed that the costs for the golf tournament increased by over 300% that year, but why? Eric Trump also criticized The Post for a recent blog post - and recent Twitter messages by this reporter - about a payment made by the Eric Trump Foundation to one of Donald Trump's golf courses . Read More »

House intel panel demands 'Comey tapes' as Trump razzes on their existence

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Since Comey's testimon, y a handful of Democratic lawmakers have called for the president to be asked to provide sworn testimony as part of the investigation into his ties with Russian Federation. President Donald Trump greets then-FBI Director James Comey in the Blue Room of the White House on January 22. But Trump refrained from confirming that he had records of conversations with Comey as he previously implied. Read More »

President Trump, Hillary Clinton revive campaign feud with Twitter jabs

And she joked about his peculiar overnight tweet about "constant negative press covfefe ", saying she thought it was "a hidden message to the Russians" to laughter from the audience. "He dumps that on me on October 28, and I immediately start falling", she said. "It's one of the reasons she lost", the source said, in a report from the Hill . Read More »

Under-20 success shows England's got talent, says Gareth Southgate

He said: "We were speaking about it the other day, the "get intae them" kind of theory, which a lot of people in Scotland are desperate for us to do when I meet them as I go about". England's supporters will be under scrutiny after two fans were given life bans for making Nazi gestures during March's friendly against Germany in Dortmund and Southgate urged them to behave. Read More »

Trump committed to fair US elections free from any interference: White House

Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz said the president "never told Mr Comey "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty" in form or substance", rejecting a key allegation made by the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director . So Comey knew weeks ago that there was a possibility that his conversations with Trump were recorded. The issue at the centre of the hearing was whether Trump had obstructed justice by asking Comey to drop the investigation of the former national security adviser, General ... Read More »

Scandal, What Scandal? Jared Kushner Seeks To Shrug Off Russia Probe

The departure of Michael Dubke, Mr. Trump's communications director , comes as aides as well as outside advisers say the President has apparently grown increasingly frustrated by allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possible ties between his campaign and Moscow . Read More »

Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker — Trump Friday Twitter

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But Trump early Friday claimed "total and complete vindication" after Comey confirmed that the president was not personally under investigation, easing months of speculation. Trump, when his memory was fresh and his ability to recall details at its sharpest. Comey also said he'd taken careful notes of his meetings because he anxious the president might misrepresent them. Read More »

Qatar crisis: Germany seeks to bridge rift with Arab states

U.S. President Donald Trump , who tweeted Tuesday about Qatar funding extremists, called Qatari ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Wednesday and offered to host leaders at the White House to resolve the crisis. Referring to Tillerson's comments on the blockade, Erdogan said in a speech at a Ramadan fast-breaking dinner in Istanbul: "I say it should be lifted completely". Read More »

Michelle Carter text message

Carter and Roy met in 2012 and lived about 30 miles away from each other in MA. On Wednesday, Boardman and other classmates testified about exchanging texts with Carter about the defendant's struggles with an apparent eating disorder, about her loneliness and feelings of worthlessness over not having friends, and about her "cutting" herself at times. Read More »

US Democrats Demand To Hear From Kushner On Russia Ties

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Donald Trump has come out in support of his son-in-law Jared Kushner, following reports the aide tried to set up a secret communication line with Moscow. He said there will be some security risks when Americans use Russian communications. I once wrote that he was the only one of President Donald Trump's close advisers who couldn't be fired, but Kushner's father-in-law would be smart to prove me wrong. Read More »

President Trump details one trillion dollar infrastructure plan

At the riverfront rally, Trump said if the American economy is to completely recover "we must end Obamacare". Under Trump's proposal, the federal government would commit just $200 billion . President Trump delivered a campaign-style speech June 7 in Cincinnati to again tout his $1 trillion infrastructure plan that remains under development. Read More »

President Trump defending Jared Kushner and his work

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And while Mr Trump has reportedly been told by lawyers to limit his Twitter posts to prevent them being used as evidence in any potential legal case, the President could not resist warning his more than 30-million followers against believing the "fake news" about his administration. Read More »

Sessions left hanging as Trump turns his back on the attorney general

A person close to Trump told CNN on Wednesday that Trump remains livid with Sessions, but understands that accepting the attorney general's resignation would ignite yet another firestorm - one that his administration can not afford. It is unclear when Sessions offered to resign , and Trump refused the offer. A spokeswoman at the Justice Department declined to comment, and the White House did not respond to a request for comment. Read More »

Police seek grandma suspected in stabbings that killed baby

Police say Darrington-Clark was found at about 4 a.m., sitting in her auto at Ninth and Waterman in San Bernardino. She pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted murder in connection with stabbing her son and pushing her daughter out of a moving vehicle in 2005, but the court ruled her insane, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported in 2007 . Read More »

Keith Urban dedicates music award to Nicole Kidman

The duo took home the award for their collaboration on "Want You to Want Me" from CMT Crossroads . If you head over to the network's official Facebook Page , there is going to be a stream for the red carpet starting at around 4:00 p.m. Read More »

Reuters Oversells Survey On Americans' Views About Paris Climate Deal

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In fact, only 4 percent of people believe that the environment is a bigger issue than the economy, terrorism, immigration and other more pertinent issues, according to the poll. Trump announced last week he was withdrawing the United States from the Paris accord, saying it was bad for his country and its economy but kept the door open for a "new transaction" on terms that are fair to America. Read More »

May finalises cabinet amid minority govt talks with DUP

He said it was impossible to predict whether she would still be prime minister at the end of the year. Chancellor Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and Brexit Secretary David Davis have all been kept on in their roles. Read More »

Saudi Arabia warns banks against raising Qatar exposure

German officials said he expressed optimism that the crisis could be resolved quickly. Trump's bid to fashion himself as a neutral arbiter among Arab governments departed from his stance only a day earlier, when he left little doubt about where he felt the fault rested. Read More »