• ISIS claims responsibility for London Bridge attack
ISIS claims responsibility for London Bridge attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the Manchester bombing, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the London attack , which the Prime Minister linked to Islamic extremism. Mr Bateman said the bangs that followed were not as loud but sounded "the equivalent" of gunshots. European Union figures would think "Christm...

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  • Trump in Mideast condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester attack
Trump in Mideast condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester attack

Speaking alongside Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Trump offered his condolences and condemned the "wicked ideology" that led to the attack. Earlier this month, Israel rejected as "absurd" a UNESCO resolution it said denies Jews' historical connection to Jerusalem by presenting Israel as an occupying power there.

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  • Arab League chief regrets split between Arab states and Qatar
Arab League chief regrets split between Arab states and Qatar

These five countries acted to cut off Qatar over its support for extremist organizations like the Muslim Brotherhood and for Qatar's alleged ties to Iran . Closing all transport ties with Qatar, the three Gulf states gave Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave, and Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt banned Qatari planes from landing and for...

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  • North Korea test fires another missile that falls in Japan's economic zone
North Korea test fires another missile that falls in Japan's economic zone

South Korea's Yonhap news agency , without citing a source, said the projectile is believed to be a ballistic missile, but the South Korean military said it was still analyzing what exactly the North launched. "The President has been briefed", a spokesman of the National Security Council, White House said. Japan's prime minister, appearing frust...

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  • Saudi shuts Al-Jazeera office in Qatar row: ministry
Saudi shuts Al-Jazeera office in Qatar row: ministry

Gulf Arab states and Egypt have long resented Qatar's support for Islamists, especially the Muslim Brotherhood . In a seismic move, a block of Gulf states and other Arab countries have cut all ties with the nation of Qatar. "The Qatari Government will take all necessary measures to ensure this and to thwart attempts to influence and harm ...

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  • British PM May says she does not predict election results
British PM May says she does not predict election results

The Labour leader accused Mrs May of trying to "protect the public on the cheap" by cutting 20,000 police officers, despite a Police Federation warning over public safety. "We have also provided funding for an increase in the number of armed police officers since 2015". Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron wrote in the Guardian: "In the choice be...

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  • Turkey calls for dialogue over Qatar rift with Arab states
Turkey calls for dialogue over Qatar rift with Arab states

The crisis was likely to have wide-ranging consequences, not just for Qatar and its citizens but around the Middle East and for Western interests. Qatar, which will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup and is home to some 10,000 American troops, criticized the move as a "violation of its sovereignty".

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  • Majority Believe Republican Health Care Law Fulfills Some of Trump's Promises
Majority Believe Republican Health Care Law Fulfills Some of Trump's Promises

Trump. The survey also finds that almost half of Americans say the quality of their health care and their ability to get insurance coverage will stay about the same if the House bill is adopted. Independents are more favorable toward the ACA than the AHCA, by 48 to 30 percent. More people said the GOP bill would hurt their personal health care ...

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  • Gulf crisis is latest strain on 2022 World Cup in Qatar
Gulf crisis is latest strain on 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Saudi Arabia accused Qatar on Monday of backing militant groups and broadcasting their ideology, an apparent reference to Qatar's influential state-owned satellite channel al Jazeera. And Saudi Arabia is shutting its border with Qatar . Qatar media reported some panic buying by people stocking up on food. "We are trying to find out if any I...

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  • British police detain more people over London Bridge attack
British police detain more people over London Bridge attack

No details have been released about the perpetrators, who were shot dead within eight minutes of the first call to the police. "Clearly there's a huge operation, both to make sure that we can keep people safe at that immediate scene, examine the scene and roll out proper protection across London for individuals, for events, for crowded places", s...

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  • Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar
Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar

Riyadh also accused Doha of supporting Iran-backed "terrorist activities" in Saudi Arabia's Shiite-dominated area of Qatif, as well as in Bahrain , both of which have seen Shiite unrest in recent years. The statement added Qatar is sheltering the leaders of the Brotherhood who have targeted the security and safety of Egypt by conducting t...

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  • United Kingdom police reveal names of London attackers, say one investigated before
United Kingdom police reveal names of London attackers, say one investigated before

Butt, 27, was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan, police said . Another of the London attackers, Rachid Redouane , was not known to the police or MI5, the police said . It was the third terrorist attack in the country in three months, occurring less than two weeks after a suicide bomber killed 22 and injured 116 at an Ariana Grande ...

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  • Three months of chemotherapy may be sufficient for stage III colon cancer
Three months of chemotherapy may be sufficient for stage III colon cancer

This study was funded by grants from the Medical Research Council, National Institute for Health Research, National Cancer Institute , Italian Agency for Drugs (AIFA), Japanese Foundation for Multidisciplinary Treatment of Cancer , French Ministry of Health, and French National cancer Institute (Inca).

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  • ITV: Sturgeon sees independence from United Kingdom by 2025
ITV: Sturgeon sees independence from United Kingdom by 2025

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday she still expected Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives to win a majority at next week's national election, but was no longer certain it would increase. Only 26% think she should stay and the rest are unsure. Pointing out that voters north of the border had backed Remain, she added: "So, ba...

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  • Death toll rises to 129 in Philippine troops' assault on militants
Death toll rises to 129 in Philippine troops' assault on militants

Philippine forces pressed their offensive to drive out milit. The Philippine government has issued martial law in Mindanao for a week now. The spokesperson encouraged residents to help the military by conducting citizen's arrests of suspected members of the Maute, the Islamic State-linked group that took control of several neighbourhoods of Ma...

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  • Netanyahu says Western Wall, Temple Mount will always be under Israeli control
Netanyahu says Western Wall, Temple Mount will always be under Israeli control

During his tour, Mr Trump has had separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. USA president Donald Trump flew out of Israel on Tuesday declaring that the United States believes that both Israel and the Palestinians, backed by moderate Sunni states, want to achieve peace...

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  • London attack: Police know identities of killers
London attack: Police know identities of killers

A man pictured calmly taking his pint of beer with him as other people fled past him during Saturday's (Jun 3) deadly attack in London has been cast as an unlikely hero who encapsulates British humour and defiance. An Australian was among those hospitalised, while a Spaniard escaped with light injuries. The post also showed a lorry, a man brand...

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  • Philippine Police Seek Casino Attacker's Identity
Philippine Police Seek Casino Attacker's Identity

At least 37 people died at a Manila casino on Friday after a gunman attacked and set fire to the complex in an act that police say wasn't terrorism . He did not hurt the guard but went straight to the gambling area, dela Rosa said. Another guest died of an apparent heart attack in fleeing the melee.

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  • Putin dismisses US claims about Trump, election
Putin dismisses US claims about Trump, election

On the inaugural episode of her new NCB show, Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly , Megyn Kelly asked Putin , "Do you have something damaging on our President?" "Good job. I didn't even really talk to him.That's the extent of my acquaintance with Mr. Flynn", Putin said. 'Why do you have the right to ask these questions?' "That's complete non...

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  • Comey expected to testify that Trump pressured him to end Flynn probe
Comey expected to testify that Trump pressured him to end Flynn probe

Pistole was rumored to be under consideration immediately after Comey was sacked, but he did not respond to Fox News' request for comment earlier this month as to whether he would take the job. Almost two weeks ago chairman Richard Burr and vice chairman Mark Warner released a joint statement saying Comey had "committed" to testify. Controversy...

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  • British Prime Minister Says Police Have Identified 3 Attackers
British Prime Minister Says Police Have Identified 3 Attackers

Police in London have named two of the three suspects in the van and knife attack near London Bridge that left seven people dead. "The attack began at about 10 p.m., local time, when a van crossing London Bridge veered into pedestrians, crashing outside the Barrowboy & Banker Pub".

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  • Truck bomb kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital
Truck bomb kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

Mohammad Ismael, spokesman for the Health Ministry, told Anadolu Agency that the hospitals are overwhelmed with patients. Women and children are among the casualties. "It shows that the government is not very much in control of security issues and there are also concerns that infiltration within the government security structure by these terrori...

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  • President Trump Officially Delays Moving US Embassy From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
President Trump Officially Delays Moving US Embassy From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

Pakistan is among the Muslim countries which does not have diplomatic ties with Israel. After getting into the Oval Office, Trump said he'd study the issue. The embassy is now located in Tel Aviv. Instead, it sees East Jerusalem as occupied by Israel. "The time has come to put an end to this farce", Steinitz told Army Radio.

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  • In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel
In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

Dubke's job was to work behind-the-scenes managing the White House communications strategy and responses to crises, such as the firing of FBI director James B. Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for the discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor, according to The Washington Post .

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  • Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case
Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case

Following Sunday's black-tie gala at Ford's Theatre attended with First Lady Melania Trump and First Daughter Ivanka Trump , President Donald Trump has tripled-down on calling for a travel ban from Muslim-majority countries in the wake of the London Bridge terror attack that left seven victims dead on Saturday.

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  • Polish left-wingers urge support for Labour in United Kingdom election
Polish left-wingers urge support for Labour in United Kingdom election

In a further sign that the Prime Minister was putting her own personal appeal at the heart of her pitch to voters, the bus is emblazoned with the slogan Theresa May: For Britain , with the word Conservatives relegated to a small logo on the door.

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  • Two London attackers named by police
Two London attackers named by police

Authorities also faced scrutiny over what they knew about the alleged perpetrators of the attack. Salman Abedi - the 22-year-old born in Britain to Libyan parents who killed 22 people in a suicide attack on a pop concert in Manchester last month - was also known to MI5 but not under active investigation.

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  • After London attack, May faces election heat over police cuts
After London attack, May faces election heat over police cuts

Ken Chigbo, 26, who lives in the same building, described him as "really sociable" and said Abz had invited him to a barbecue just last week. On Sunday, 21 patients were said to be receiving critical care. Speaking at the same central London venue where she launched her bid for the Conservative leadership previous year, the prime minister str...

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  • Qatar rift: Saudi, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt cut diplomatic ties
Qatar rift: Saudi, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt cut diplomatic ties

Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers severed diplomatic ties Monday with Qatar and moved to isolate the energy-rich nation that is home to a major US military base, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups and backing Iran. Qatari officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Al Thani reportedly hailed Iran as an "Islamic power" ...

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  • PM May: UK threat level to remain at severe following London attack
PM May: UK threat level to remain at severe following London attack

Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a "hostile environment" for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London and prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to demand action from internet firms.

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  • Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy
Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy

The cleaned-up second travel ban excluded Iraq from the original list of seven barred countries, lifted an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria, and removed language giving preference to religious minorities. ISIS later claimed responsibility for it, but that claim has not been verified. "Sad", he said on Twitter, borrowing a phrase from Trump'...

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  • UAE central bank weighing financial implications of diplomatic rift with Qatar
UAE central bank weighing financial implications of diplomatic rift with Qatar

Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of backing militant groups and broadcasting their ideology, in an apparent reference to Qatar's influential state-owned satellite channel al-Jazeera. "Obviously they have now bubbled up to a level that countries decided they needed to take action in an effort to have those differences addressed", Tillerson said .

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  • London Bridge attack: 11 detained after raids, attackers to be named
London Bridge attack: 11 detained after raids, attackers to be named

Ken Chigbo, 26, who lives in the same building, described him as "really sociable" and said Abz had invited him to a barbecue just last week. NY [U.S.], June 5: Metropolitan Police is leaving no stone unturned in finding the details of the three terrorists that rampaged through central London killing seven and injuring 48 people.

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  • Indebted ex-employee behind Manila casino attack
Indebted ex-employee behind Manila casino attack

The gunman, who wasn't identified, entered the Resorts World Manila complex early Friday and set fire to the gambling tables, unleashing smoke that killed patrons and casino employees. Dela Rosa also said the gunman had not shot anyone, but Resorts World reported one of its security guards had suffered a gunshot wound. The incident occurred in ...

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  • Putin denies having compromising info on Trump
Putin denies having compromising info on Trump

The Washington Post had reported that in a NY meeting in December with Russian ambassador to Washington Sergei Kislyak, the 36-year-old Kushner suggested setting up a back channel of communications with Moscow . Flynn has declined to testify to the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee about his Russian ties, invoking his constitutional right...

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