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Trudeau says Canadian was one of 7 killed in London terror attack

Around 10 p.m. London time on Saturday night, a white rental van ran down pedestrians on the London Bridge , according to The Guardian , before then traveling south to Borough Market where attackers left the van to stab several people in the area. [Full Article...]

Eight PKK militants killed in eastern Turkey -Anadolu

Eight PKK militants killed in eastern Turkey -Anadolu Security forces are now searching for another militant, who has escaped, the governor said. Tensions between Ankara and the PKK escalated in July 2015 when the ceasefire collapsed because of a series of terror attacks allegedly committed by PKK members. [Full Article...]

North Korea launches another missile, which lands in Japan's economic zone

North Korea launches another missile, which lands in Japan's economic zone SouthKorea's Joint Chiefs of Staff spokesman Roh Jae-cheon said North Korea was likely showing its determination to push ahead in the face of worldwide pressure to rein in its missile programme and "to pressure the (South Korean) government to change its policy on the North". [Full Article...]

Trump criticized for tweet on London mayor after bridge attacks

In a tweet , Trump seized on comments by London Mayor Sadiq Khan , who said Britons should not be alarmed to see more police in the streets after three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing others nearby. The country's major political parties temporarily suspended campaigning with only days to go before the general election. "The London police have done a pheno... [Full Article...]

Celebrate 2017 National Donut Day With Free Donuts

Celebrate 2017 National Donut Day With Free Donuts This day began as a fund-raiser for Chicago's Salvation Army . Continuing a National Donut Day tradition at Dunkin' Donuts , the brand will observe one of its favorite days of the year by offering guests a free classic donut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage on June 2. [Full Article...]

Opposing Brexit and scrapping diesel cars lead Liberal Democrat manifesto

The party has said already that it will add a penny to income tax to fund NHS spending , and the manifesto reveals that Farron's party would also increase corporation tax to pay for schools investments. "We will.... establish a review to consider the case for, and practical implications of, introducing a single rate of tax relief for pensions, which would be created to be simpler and fairer and w... [Full Article...]

Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn during dinner

Meanwhile, addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, President Vladimir Putin referred to Russia's return to economic growth and pick-up in investment. Then we talked about some other stuff. And I got up and left. "And then afterwards I was told, "You know there was an American gentleman, he was involved in some things. [Full Article...]

I hope Hillary Clinton finds self-awareness soon

The former secretary of state, whom Trump upset in the 2016 presidential election, told Recode's Kara Swisher that she took full responsibility for every decision made on the campaign trail. These are the strongest statements Clinton has made since her election loss and some of the boldest statements of any prominent Democrat since the election. [Full Article...]

Venezuelan opposition threatens country won't pay Goldman Sachs' $2.8 billion bond deal

The bank said it did not buy the bonds directly from the Venezuelan government. Over the weekend, a report in the Wall Street Journal said that Goldman has paid 31 cents on the USA dollar for the bonds issued by PDVSA the state owned oil company that mature during 2022 or approximately $ 865 million while citing five people that were familiar with the bonds' transaction. [Full Article...]

May's Conservatives send new mixed message on tax as election nears

May's Conservatives send new mixed message on tax as election nears May called the snap election in April when opinion polls were showing she had a lead of more than 20 points over Labour under the leadership of left-winger Jeremy Corbyn . On Friday, YouGov said its model suggested the Conservatives were on course to win 313 seats, 13 seats short of a majority. Commenting on recent polls predicting a sharp drop in the number of Tory seats, Conservative cand... [Full Article...]

Explosions kill at least 6 at funeral in Kabul

The demonstration followed the explosion of a huge truck bomb on Wednesday that killed more than 80 people and wounded 460 - one of the deadliest attacks seen in Kabul since the US -led campaign that toppled the Islamist Taliban in 2001. [Full Article...]

Putin Interview: Did Russia Interfere in the US Election?

Putin Interview: Did Russia Interfere in the US Election? There was a time when he used to come to Moscow. As the world continues to wonder what role Russian Federation might have played in last November's presidential election, Megyn Kelly sat down with the country's leader, Vladimir Putin , for a feisty interview that aired on her new NBC show, Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly . [Full Article...]

Brian Molefe heads to court against Eskom

Brian Molefe heads to court against Eskom Molefe alleges that his removal from the driving seat at the power utility is unlawful, saying politics and not misconduct led to his axing. Brown, as the Eskom shareholder representative, carried out an instruction from the governing ANC to rescind Molefe's reappointment as Eskom chief executive. [Full Article...]

Foreign nationals among victims of London terror attacks

Foreign nationals among victims of London terror attacks In March, a British convert to Islam ran down people with a vehicle on Westminster Bridge, killing four before fatally stabbing a police officer on Parliament's grounds. But for the third time in as many months, terrorists have slipped through the security services' net of human intelligence and electronic surveillance. [Full Article...]

Megyn Kelly spars with defiant Vladimir Putin on NBC show debut

Then we talked about some other stuff and I got up and left. He added: "And then afterwards I was told, "You know there was an American gentleman. He used to be in the security services", Putin said."That's it". This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. In 2015, Flynn visited Moscow for a banquet honoring Russian TV outlet RT, and photos show him seated nex... [Full Article...]

EPA's Pruitt says leaving Paris Accord is about jobs, not politics

Some 225 million women in the world say they want to choose when and where to become pregnant, but can't access contraception - which means a lot of overpopulation. "To everyone for whom the future of our planet is important, I say let's continue going down this path so we're successful for our Mother Earth", she said to applause from lawmakers. [Full Article...]

Absolute mayhem when Mosul civilians caught in crossfire

One of the worst incidents came on March 17, where the Pentagon determined a US airstrike set off secondary explosives laid by IS; the ensuing blast killed more than 100 civilians sheltering in a home in western Mosul . Its prime target is the medieval Grand al-Nuri mosque with its landmark leaning minaret in Mosul's Old City, where Daesh's black flag has been flying since mid-2014. [Full Article...]

Manchester attack: Abedi bought most bomb parts himself, United Kingdom police say

Manchester attack: Abedi bought most bomb parts himself, United Kingdom police say Five other people, including a woman, have been questioned and released without charge. Greater Manchester Police confirmed that 10 men, aged between 18 and 44, remained in custody on suspicion of offences contrary to the Terrorism Act. We also continue to support the families of those bereaved and the injured and our thoughts continue to be with them. "The scale of the investigation is enormous... [Full Article...]

Iran says Trump's climate pact withdrawal will isolate US

Trump has also claimed, however, that climate change is a "hoax" perpetuated by China as an attempt to make the country more competitive against the U.S. While speaking in Paris at a news conference alongside French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, Modi said the agreement was part of "our duty to protect Mother Earth". [Full Article...]

Putin denies having compromising information on Trump

Putin denies having compromising information on Trump President Putin hammers NBC's airhead Megyn Kelly in interview. Putin said many chief executives of major USA companies visit Russian Federation and "do you think we are gathering dirt on all of them now?" "Have you all lost your senses over there?" Asked whether all 17 USA intelligence agencies that concluded Russian Federation interfered with the election are lying, Putin said "they ha... [Full Article...]


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