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Death toll rises to eight in London Bridge attack

Death toll rises to eight in London Bridge attack Counter terrorism officers, backed up by armed colleagues, arrested two men on the street in Ilford , east London , late on Wednesday, while a third was arrested at a house nearby, police said in a statement . Italian officials said suspicions about him were shared with British authorities and his name was subsequently listed in the European-wide intelligence-sharing system. [Full Article...]

Corbyn: UK election results proof May should resign

With 643 out of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives had won 315 seats. "At this time, more than anything else this country needs a period of stability", a grim-faced May said after winning her own parliamentary seat of Maidenhead, near London . [Full Article...]

Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

Trump's call to Qatari ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, a key USA ally, came as a senior Emirati official said that Gulf Arab states were not seeking regime change in Doha . Meanwhile, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, Qatar's closest ally, said he "did not think the sanctions against Qatar are good". Sheikh Sabah visited Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to try to mend fences, but n... [Full Article...]

DGMOs of India, Pak discuss LoC situation

DGMOs of India, Pak discuss LoC situation If Pak army continues to abet infiltrations and cause trans-LoC firings, Indian Army will take appropriate retaliatory actions". The DGMOs spoke to each other over the phone hotline on between New Delhi and Rawalpindi on Monday morning. [Full Article...]

Comey lays out the case that President Trump obstructed justice

Trump's critics have seized on that statement to argue that Trump attempted to interfere with an ongoing FBI investigation, which may amount to obstruction of justice. Now those memos are a part of Mueller's investigation. Discussing the Oval Office meeting where Comey says Trump asked him to back off Flynn , Feinstein asked: "Why didn't you stop and say, 'Mr". [Full Article...]

Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Gulf states could resolve the dispute among themselves without outside help. Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain led a string of countries that this week cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the emirate's financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran , Saudi Arabia's regional arch-rival. [Full Article...]

UK election hangs in balance in disastrous night for PM Theresa May

Britain's news media says Theresa May has no intention of giving up the post of prime minister even though her Conservative Party lost its majority in the House of Commons in Thursday's general election. "If she had got the majority she wanted, she would have been a supreme political colossus", he said. "She's a zombie prime minister". "While some have argued that a softer Brexit might amel... [Full Article...]

Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift Following the telephonic conversation, Al Thani made a decision to postpone the speech he had planned to give to the Qatari people following the diplomatic crisis , Efe news reported . He continued with a series of Twitter posts, saying, "So good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off". He said the UAE possessed all kinds of recordings showing Qatar p... [Full Article...]

UK elects first female Sikh MP

UK elects first female Sikh MP The other 10 Indian-origin members of the UK Parliament - five each from Labour Party and Conservative party - have managed to retain their seats. Labour Party candidate Preet Kaur Gill . Gill won Birmingham Edbaston seat by 24,124 votes and Dhesi won a huge majority of 16,998. For the Labour party, the longest serving Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz held on to his Leicester East seat attracting... [Full Article...]

Egypt and Bahrain keep pressure on Qatar in Gulf crisis

In a statement released Thursday, Chad's Foreign Ministry urged countries to use dialogue to resolve the escalating dispute. Arab Gulf leaders have declined President Donald Trump's offers to mediate the region's diplomatic crisis following the announcement on Monday that United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain cut economic and diplomatic ties with Qatar after accusations of " te... [Full Article...]

Sterling plunges after shock exit poll

But rises in the vote for May's Conservatives in a handful of early results, along with the prospect that an opposition Labour-led coalition might engineer a softer " Brexit ", helped the currency recover half of those losses. "If these figures are correct, it will be hard to govern", said Wyn Grant, politics professor at the University of Warwick. Campaigning was twice suspended in the aftermat... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr. goes on the offensive against London mayor

He launched a new attack on the London Mayor by insisting he had to "think fast" on his " pathetic excuse". London Mayor Sadiq Khan says US President Donald Trump is "wrong" on " many , many things" and calls out the Conservative government for cuts to police funding. [Full Article...]

General Election 2017: Tories to lose overall majority, according to exit poll

But other arrangements short of a coalition could involve a "supply and confidence" agreement under which smaller parties would pledge to back the Government's budget and programme without taking up ministerial positions in the new administration. [Full Article...]

Sturgeon's character is on the ballot paper in Scotland today

If Prime Minister Theresa May does not appear to have had a particularly good night, Ruth Davidson , the Tory leader in Scotland, certainly has. Asked if she could provide exact details of the conversation, the Lothians MSP replied: "I've told you everything that I could recollect about it". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom exit poll suggests PM May's election gamble has backfired

Coming into the election , the Conservatives had 330 seats and a working majority of 17. That's short of the 326 seats she needs for an overall majority but possibly enough for her to govern without the support of other parties. Instead, the next British prime minister could potentially also rely on a flexible arrangement in which one party sets up a so-called 'confidence-and-supply'deal with s... [Full Article...]

Trump's United Kingdom trip should be canceled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Trump had taken Khan's words out of context. As Donald Trump escalated his Twitter campaign against London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday, Khan appeared on ITV's Good Morning Britain this morning and was asked by co-host Piers Morgan about the Trump situation, implying the U.S. [Full Article...]

After Clinton investigation, Gowdy has a new target

After Clinton investigation, Gowdy has a new target He did face a challenge from U.S. Rep. Steve Russell , R-Okla., but prevailed thanks to his popularity among lawmakers and within the party base. Gowdy was head of the hearings related to the investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton . [Full Article...]

Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP ) - A federal judge ordered a young woman charged with leaking classified USA documents to remain jailed until her trial after prosecutors argued Thursday she might possess more stolen government secrets. Victor received the Air Force Commendation Medal in 2016, which is for members who have "distinguished themselves by meritorious achievement and service". [Full Article...]

British police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation

British police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation Theresa May said a review had been launched after the Manchester bombing last month and she expected the same process following Saturday's rampage. Zaghba was reportedly working in a London restaurant and had not been seen in Italy since 2016. [Full Article...]

Govt asks Trump to reconsider withdrawal from Paris Agreement

The landmark accord signed by 195 countries intends to cut emissions and keep global temperatures from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels. The agreement was signed on November 4, 2016 by 194 countries. Nobody wants to be dragged back to a fossil-fueled future. "This is an incredible opportunity for Canada to seize a global leadership position in clean energy grow... [Full Article...]


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