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Election drive in United Kingdom back on in terror's shadow

Election drive in United Kingdom back on in terror's shadow Police said Redouane also used the name of Rachid Elkhdar and a different date of birth that gave his age as 25. When other people tried to intervene, a scuffle broke out, the organisation said, but when staff reported Butt they were told he "was already known to intelligence". [Full Article...]

USA tech giants join hands to honour Paris Agreement

USA tech giants join hands to honour Paris Agreement PARIS, June 7 France will go beyond its initial global commitments to combat climate change following U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of last year's Paris accord , a government spokesman said on Wednesday. Under the agreement, the United States would cut greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent by 2025. Environmental sustainability is part of Lancaster's strategic pl... [Full Article...]

IS-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12

A third terrorist team, in addition to those who carried out the attacks in the Parliament and the Imam Khomeini Tomb, was arrested before managing before managing to strike, according to the Counter-terrorism Department of Iran's Intelligence Ministry, state-run news agency IRNA reported . [Full Article...]

Resorts World Manila gunman identified

Early Friday, a gunman entered the Resorts World Manila , an upmarket hotel and casino complex near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, firing shots from an assault rifle and setting fire to gambling tables. The video footage bolstered the government's case that the attack was a botched robbery attempt by one man with no known link to terrorism, and police said that's exactly why they wanted ... [Full Article...]

Qataris banned from flying via UAE as Gulf curbs mount

Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told CNN the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed the hack and the planting of fake news . The Gulf countries have ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home. Government spokesman Christophe Castaner said: " Qatar must ensure transparency". [Full Article...]

Syrian opposition forces begin 'great battle' for Raqqa

Syrian opposition forces begin 'great battle' for Raqqa SDF , a militia dominated by the Kurdish YPG (People's Protection Units), said on Tuesday that it has begun a battle to capture Raqqa. Last week, they reached the northern and eastern gates of the city after intense clashes under the cover of US-led airstrikes. [Full Article...]

Trump Blocking Twitter Critics Raises First Amendment Concerns

A new Morning Consult/Politico poll found that Trump's tweets , which have come fast and loose practically every morning since the president returned from overseas, are increasingly a problem with American voters. Users of blocked accounts can not follow Trump and they have difficulty viewing his posts , finding them through Twitter's search function, learning which accounts follow the presiden... [Full Article...]

Cleveland cop who shot Tamir Rice has been fired

Cleveland cop who shot Tamir Rice has been fired Loehmann and Garmback were responding to a report of 12-year-old Tamir Rice playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center. Samaria Rice was talking about Loehmann, who was sacked for lying about his work history, not for shooting and killing the 12-year-old as Tamir held an airsoft pistol. [Full Article...]

Police release 12 people held after London atrocity and name two attackers

Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane, both from Barking, were two of three men involved in Saturday's attack, Scotland Yard confirmed on Monday. One neighbour, Assim Uddin, said Mr. Butt had recently become more devout, cleaning up his appearance and swapping casual clothes for more traditional garments. [Full Article...]

German rock festival to resume after terror scare: organisers

A suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, England on May 22 led to changes in the security planning for the German concert and the number of security officials was increased substantially. The rock festival's official Facebook page thanked fans for their "incredibly disciplined behaviour" and "exemplary cooperation". We're so happy all the necessary precautions were taken so quickly to p... [Full Article...]

US lawmakers to ask about Trump pushback on Russia probe

US lawmakers to ask about Trump pushback on Russia probe The Senate intelligence committee will hear testimony from the former FBI Director James Comey the following day. "Creating written records immediately after one-on-one conversations with Mr Trump was my practice from that point forward". [Full Article...]

Who are the victims of the London terror attack?

Rowley outlined his blueprint as police admitted that Khuram Shazad Butt , the London Bridge attacker, had been investigated in 2015 but ruled out as a potential terrorist attacker. She added that police told her they were unable to formally identify him until the coroner's report is released. "Two years ago, one of my children came home and told "Mummy, I want to be a Muslim so I can go to hea... [Full Article...]

Existing climate efforts expected to keep USA goals on track

Governor Brown said: "China is making a substantial contribution, as are other places in the world, and we are stepping up the effort". "Companies like ROCspot, we are now going to be the leaders", Spencer says. Critics fear that a USA withdrawal will strain relations with its allies. The government has pledged that greenhouse gas emissions will peak no later than 2030 under the Paris pact, an... [Full Article...]

London attack death toll rises to eight after body recovered from Thames

British police have identified and released photos of two out of the three perpetrators of the London Bridge terror attack , saying one was known to security services but that there had been no intelligence about an attack. "Detectives investigating the terrorist attack in London Bridge on Saturday, 3 June, can confirm the number of people that were killed as a result of the attack is now eig... [Full Article...]

Election Shock: Pollster Points To Tory Losses And Hung Parliament

The Conservatives' lead over Labour has shrunk to just three points according to a new poll which shows Britain heading for a hung parliament . Since May called the election to strengthen her mandate when her party was set for a landslide, that outcome would be a disaster. [Full Article...]

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Deadly Attacks In Tehran, Iran

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Deadly Attacks In Tehran, Iran The IS group's Aamaq news agency released a 24-second video purportedly shot inside the complex, showing a bloody, lifeless body on the floor next to a desk. Gunmen armed with Kalashnikovs entered the parliament on Wednesday morning. "At this hard time, I express my condolences and my solidarity to Your Excellency and the people of Iran as well as the families of all the victims, while wishing a... [Full Article...]

Oil rebounds, finds support after sliding below US$47/bbl

U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures were at $47.69 a barrel, weighed down by ongoing climbs in U.S. production. Oil prices dipped on Wednesday, with Brent crude futures failing to find support at $50 per barrel, as global fuel markets remained oversupplied, although rising tension in West Asia and falling United States inventories lent some support. [Full Article...]

Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are, 'Statements By The President Of The United States'

Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are, 'Statements By The President Of The United States' President Trump's tweetstorms can be considered official White House statements, spokesman Sean Spicer said on Tuesday. "It's not policy, it's not an executive order, it's social media". Federal court decisions have already cited statements by Trump on the campaign trail, as well as comments by aides, in decisions as judges sought to determine intent. [Full Article...]

Corbyn: It's a choice of hope or fear

Politicians like to say that the election they're fighting is the most important yet. While Brexit and national security appeared to be the most important issues for the U.K., according to a public survey, Emre Gönen, an academic specializing in European Union politics at Istanbul's Bilgi University and a Daily Sabah columnist, told Daily Sabah that Turkish-U.K. [Full Article...]

Oil Rebounds, Finds Support After Sliding Below $47/Bbl

Oil Rebounds, Finds Support After Sliding Below $47/Bbl Brent crude , the benchmark for more than half the world's oil , is projected to average $55.61 next year and $52.69 this year, compared with prior estimates of $57.10 and $52.60. "Crude production in the Middle East will not change because of Qatar", said Oystein Berentsen, managing director for oil trading company Strong Petroleum. [Full Article...]


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