• Putin gives new election-hacking theory during Megyn Kelly's NBC debut
Putin gives new election-hacking theory during Megyn Kelly's NBC debut

Putin also maintained that he was unaware of any contact between Jared Kushner and the Kremlin, despite the latter being under investigation for reportedly setting up a back-channel for secret communication. Putin, slouched over in his seat, scoffed at the idea. In the picture, which has been widely circulated in the American media, President P...

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  • Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law
Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law

Mr. Duterte on late night of May 23 placed the entire main island of Mindanao and its island groups under martial law as security forces clashed with members of the Maute terrorist group in Marawi City, provincial capital of Lanao del Sur.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn refuses to disclose on retaliatory nuclear strike
Jeremy Corbyn refuses to disclose on retaliatory nuclear strike

There was slightly better news for May from a Panelbase poll which put her party 8 points ahead of Labour , but that still meant the Conservatives' advantage had nearly halved in a week. The Ipsos MORI poll found May's personal ratings had fallen, although she still held a 15-point lead over Corbyn on who would make the better prime minister.

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  • Trump defends 'travel ban' after appeal to Supreme Court
Trump defends 'travel ban' after appeal to Supreme Court

In fact, Trump exposed the anti-Islam sentiment underlying his travel ban by the very way he reacted to the London attack: He claimed the attack proved the need for his ban, even though we knew nothing at the time about which nations the attackers were originally from or whether they had ever even visited any of the six countries named in the ban...

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  • Woman dies in fiance's arms in London attack
Woman dies in fiance's arms in London attack

Police said Monday that "a number" of other people have been detained, but no details were provided. Three jihadis drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge late on Saturday before running into the bustling Borough Market area where they slit people's throats and stabbed them indiscriminately.

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  • Resorts World Manila gunman identified
Resorts World Manila gunman identified

Thirty-seven people died in the fire, dozens more were injured in a stampede to escape, and the gunman was found dead about five hours later in a hotel room after committing suicide by setting fire to himself, police said. Carlos' distraught mother, Teodora, wept and asked for forgiveness . FIVE Chinese nationals were among the 37 people who d...

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  • Trump criticizes London's mayor, again
Trump criticizes London's mayor, again

Police are searching four houses in Barking and have made 12 arrests as part of their investigation into the atrocity. The National Health Service told Reuters Monday that "a total of 36 ... Police said at least four officers were hurt during Saturday's attack. "If we don't get smart it will only get worse", Trump, 70, tweeted . While she was i...

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  • Police identify London attackers but names not released
Police identify London attackers but names not released

Meanwhile, a former friend of one of the three terrorists claimed he had been radicalized while watching YouTube videos of the controversial USA hate preacher Ahmad Musa Jibril, and said he contacted the British authorities after becoming concerned over his friend's extremist views, according to The Telegraph , which said a neighbor also claimed...

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  • Defense Secretary Mattis turns up heat on N.Korea, China
Defense Secretary Mattis turns up heat on N.Korea, China

In his speech, Mattis said the US will stick to its treaty commitments to South Korea. North Korea's Koryo Bank handles overseas transactions for Office 38, a shadowy body that manages the private slush funds of the North Korean leadership, according to a South Korean government database.

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  • Bloomberg pledges $15M to United Nations to cover U.S. climate share
Bloomberg pledges $15M to United Nations to cover U.S. climate share

In a joint statement , the European Union and China said climate change and clean energy "will become a main pillar" of their bilateral partnership. "And by exiting, you are fulfilling yet one more campaign promise to the American people", Pruitt said . If he still thinks climate change is "bulls--", as he once tweeted , he risks alienatin...

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  • New Jersey set to vote to replace unpopular Christie
New Jersey set to vote to replace unpopular Christie

But the issue just behind that, he said, was the so-called Bridgegate scandal. New Jersey is facing a massive unfunded public pension liability, which Moody's Investors Service forecasts will lead to a $3.6 billion annual budget deficit within six years.

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  • Did Russia Interfere in the Election, Collect Info on Trump — Putin Interview
Did Russia Interfere in the Election, Collect Info on Trump — Putin Interview

The president fired Flynn in February for his failure to disclose contacts with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak, and for lying to Vice President Mike Pence . Putin also said he had very little contact with Michael Flynn , the former USA national security adviser, even though they sat next to each other at a 2015 Moscow dinner.

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  • Oil prices jump amid Qatar diplomatic rift
Oil prices jump amid Qatar diplomatic rift

On Monday, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Yemen , Bahrain and Egypt all severed diplomatic ties with Doha . Meanwhile, Manama suspended air and sea communication with Doha and banned citizens of Qatar from visiting Bahrain, and also prohibited its citizens to visit Qatar .

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  • 'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues
'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

But the Swiss, a Roland Garros semi-finalist in 2015, showed no remorse for her actions after dumping out Venus Williams in Paris for the second year in a row. "But it's always tricky when you have to defend your title and you have someone that's going to be a tough match, no matter in which country you play".

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  • Bomb scare in Australian plane: Passengers leap to safety
Bomb scare in Australian plane: Passengers leap to safety

She said the man was arrested at the airport and taken to Albury police station, where he is being questioned. "We came to a halt on the tarmac and suddenly the cabin crew near the back started yelling "we have to evacuate, leave all your belongings", she said.

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  • Haqqani Militant Network behind Kabul Attack: Aghan Gov't
Haqqani Militant Network behind Kabul Attack: Aghan Gov't

The 15-member council also reaffirmed on May 31 that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to worldwide peace and security, a statement said . Attacks of this kind that deliberately or indiscriminately target civilians are war crimes, and could amount to crimes against humanity if found to be p...

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  • Theresa May facing resignation calls over police cuts
Theresa May facing resignation calls over police cuts

Mr Corbyn also hit back at Mrs May's claims that Labour were arguing for police cuts of 10% in 2015, pointing out that the Government only protected budgets, which is in itself disputed, after Opposition and public pressure. "We should never have cut the police numbers". He said this was not the case in London : "We believed from the informati...

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  • Alan Johnson says he may have been wrong to write off Corbyn
Alan Johnson says he may have been wrong to write off Corbyn

Labour analysis suggested that 10.8 million pensioners may lose out if the benefit was restricted only to those eligible for pension credit - although the Conservatives have not set out details of how the proposed means test would work. She said the government had "had to take some hard choices across the public sector" to curb spending and redu...

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  • Pittsburgh: Trump Doesn't Speak for Us on Climate
Pittsburgh: Trump Doesn't Speak for Us on Climate

Concerns about Trump's views on global warming and climate change have been cause for concern ever since his election given that he has refused to acknowledge the phenomenon in the past. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Trump is simply "walking away from what he felt was an agreement that did not serve the American people well".

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  • May: Police know identities of London Bridge attackers
May: Police know identities of London Bridge attackers

Rowley said two of them, a 55-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman, were later released without being charged. There were also five people who were killed when Islamist extremist Khalid Masood drove a vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge on March 22 and then stabbed a police officer outside the Palace of Westminster.

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  • Britain's opposition leader calls on Theresa May to quit over police cuts
Britain's opposition leader calls on Theresa May to quit over police cuts

Imagine the shock and terror of people walking across the bridge on Saturday night when they realized the van was hurdling straight for them at 50 miles per hour - the driver determined to hurt or kill as many people as he could. Prime Minister Theresa May emphasized this point in her response, saying terrorism can not be defeated alone by mi...

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  • Trump will not use executive privilege to block James Comey's testimony
Trump will not use executive privilege to block James Comey's testimony

Conway argued that under Comey, "integrity and morale were down" at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and he had "usurped" power from then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch by recommending that no charges be brought against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonClinton defends London mayor after Trump tweets Team Trum...

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  • Modi meets French President
Modi meets French President

On bilateral ties, Modi said the two countries want to strengthen ties through trade, technology, innovation, investment, energy, education and enterprise. The assertion by the two leaders came a day after US President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Paris Accord, blaming among other things, India and China who he said we...

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  • PM Modi meets French President Macron at Elysee Palace
PM Modi meets French President Macron at Elysee Palace

Modi said India is in favour of a united progressive European Union . Macron accepted the invitation and said he will visit New Delhi by the end of the year for an worldwide summit on solar power - an area on which France plans closer cooperation with India.

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  • Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm
Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm

Last week, he issued another denial: "We never engaged in that on a state level, and have no intention of doing so", he said , before acknowledging that perhaps some individual, "patriotic" hackers might have tried to meddle in the 2016 presidential race in their spare time.

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  • India has joined the world's space heavyweights
India has joined the world's space heavyweights

The launch happened at 5:28 pm local time at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, with the rocket lifting a high-throughput communications satellite as its first payload. The successful launch of GSLV Mk III helped ISRO finally crossing hurdle which it had faced every single time while launching first time rockets, according to TOI report.

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  • London mayor says Trump will not 'divide our communities'
London mayor says Trump will not 'divide our communities'

After that order was struck down by the courts, the administration made a decision to write a second directive rather than appeal the initial ban to the Supreme Court. Khan spoke those words in a television interview Sunday in the context of reassuring Londoners about an increased police presence they might see. "Chrissy was a bright light to ...

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  • London attack: What we know
London attack: What we know

On Monday, British police identified that man, Khuram Shazad Butt, a 27-year-old Pakistan-born Briton, as one of the assailants, saying he was known to authorities, though they had no evidence he was planning an attack. "They were stabbing her", witness Gerard Vowls said. "He said to me, 'Where can I get a van like that?' Asking me all the detail...

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  • After deleting prior tweet, Trump asks world to find out 'covfefe' meaning
After deleting prior tweet, Trump asks world to find out 'covfefe' meaning

The tweet has since been deleted and replaced with a presidential guessing game , as well as a both highly annoyed and highly amused internet searching for answers. Air France U.K. tweeted, "Breaking Our newest destination is sunny #Covfefe! ". Another suggested " covfefe " was becoming a popular name for babies in states that voted for Tru...

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  • Corbyn says UK's May should quit as rivals clash over terror
Corbyn says UK's May should quit as rivals clash over terror

Also on Monday, Keir Starmer , the shadow Brexit secretary, held a press conference with officials from six unions representing the emergency and public services to highlight what they all said was the impact of May's cuts on security and counter-terrorism.

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  • UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge
UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge

May said the vote would take place as scheduled Thursday because "violence can never be allowed to disrupt the democratic process". The 32-year-old from Hackney, east London , was identified by a bank card found on his body, according to his sister.

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

Islamic State, which is losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an offensive backed by a US -led coalition, said its militants were responsible for the attack, though it is unclear what links the attackers had to the group. British police on Monday identified two of the three men who killed seven people during a weekend terror attack - including one ...

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  • Corbyn says May should resign - three days before general election
Corbyn says May should resign - three days before general election

The prime minister used a campaign speech in London to focus on Brexit and the economy, but was repeatedly pressed over whether she would reverse the cuts to police numbers since 2010. "To come out on to the steps of 10 Downing Street immediately in the aftermath of a bad outrage like this was not something that would be expected", Thornberry a...

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  • 6 things you need to know about the Apple HomePod
6 things you need to know about the Apple HomePod

Siri is getting a new voice, and the Mac is getting a new name. The HomePod is Apple's first new gadget in almost three years , following its announcement of the Apple Watch in September 2014. So far, interest in VR has been strongest among gamers, developers and hardware makers rather than everyday users. Phil Schiller, Apple's SVP of...

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  • Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from N. Korea
Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from N. Korea

The sanctions resolution "is a crafty hostile act with the goal of putting a curb on the DPRK's buildup of nuclear forces, disarming it and causing economic suffocation to it", the foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement carried by its official KCNA news agency.

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