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Notre Dame attacker shouted 'this is for Syria' before being shot

Notre Dame attacker shouted 'this is for Syria' before being shot An officer was slightly injured in the attack on Tuesday and the attacker remains in hospital after being shot by police. He was also found to be carrying kitchen knives and had a document identifying him as an Algerian student, the authenticity of which authorities were checking, Gerard Collomb told reporters. [Full Article...]

Woman Accused of Using Suicidal Boyfriend as 'a Pawn' in Manslaughter Trial

Woman Accused of Using Suicidal Boyfriend as 'a Pawn' in Manslaughter Trial His girlfriend, 17-year-old Michelle Carter , was charged with involuntary manslaughter . Such questions are critical in a state such as MA, where assisting someone to commit suicide is not considered a crime. "I should have known", she wrote". Carter was indicted in 2015 and appealed, taking the case to the state's Supreme Court. In the months after Roy's death, she reportedly raised hu... [Full Article...]

New Jersey Votes: A Changing of The Guard in the Garden State?

New Jersey voters are getting down to the business of picking a successor to Christie, the winners will go on to compete in the November 7 general election. Chris Christie told reporters on Tuesday that he doesn't think President Donald Trump always uses Twitter in his best interest. Murphy, who has never held elected office, was a virtual unknown before entering the race and handily defeat... [Full Article...]

Rouhani says Tehran attacks will make Iran more united

Rouhani says Tehran attacks will make Iran more united Iranian security officials have not said who they suspect is behind the attacks, though state media has referred to the attackers as "terrorists". The ISIS attacks in Tehran come a day after USA forces in Iraq launched airstrikes against Iranian paramilitaries fighting on behalf of the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad. [Full Article...]

At least 12 dead after 'terror' attack in Tehran

At least 12 dead after 'terror' attack in Tehran A security guard was killed there and that one of the attackers was killed by security guards, according to state media. An official at Khomeini's mausoleum in south Tehran said "three or four" people had entered via the western entrance and opened fire , killing the gardener and wounding several people, according to the Fars news agency. [Full Article...]

Hundreds of thousands flee as cyclone batters Bangladesh

Meanwhile, authorities have evacuated more than 300,000 Bangladeshi citizens to cyclone shelters after raising a level-10 weather danger alert - the highest level - as the storm approached. "Wind speed is estimated at 130 kmph in Saint Martins Island and 150 kmph at Cox's Bazar port after it hit the area between 6 am and 7 am", weather official AKM Nazmul Haque said. [Full Article...]

Second French National Identified as Victim of London Attack

Second French National Identified as Victim of London Attack His girlfriend was seriously injured on the bridge when she was hit by the vehicle. A Frenchman listed as missing may have been thrown into the River Thames after being struck by the van driven by terrorists. The foreign ministry said in a statement that a third French national was still missing and that four were gravely injured. In a statement, the Metropolitan Police stopped short of sayi... [Full Article...]

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

IS-claimed Iran's shrine, parliament attacks kill 12 Gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Iran's parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary leader today, killing at least 12 people, wounding dozens and igniting hours-long siege at the legislature that ended with four attackers dead. One attacker detonated a suicide vest, one was killed by security forces and other assailants were arrested, the Governor of Tehran was quoted as saying by IRIB. [Full Article...]

Malaysia now home to five of world's top 300 universities

Malaysia now home to five of world's top 300 universities He said companies created by its alumni enjoyed combined revenues of $2 trillion, making them the equivalent of the worlds 11th largest economy. Newcastle has climbed 21 places in the 2018 QS World University Rankings compared to a year ago, sitting at 224 out of roughly 26,000 universities worldwide. [Full Article...]

Sadiq Khan wants Theresa May to cancel Trump's state visit

Sadiq Khan wants Theresa May to cancel Trump's state visit Earlier, Trump criticised London's mayor Sadiq Khan after he sought to reassure people about a stepped-up police presence on city streets. MSM is working hard to sell it!"Trump tweeted ". After his election a year ago, Khan tweeted criticism of then-candidate Trump's rhetoric, saying his "ignorant view of Islam could make both our countries less safe". [Full Article...]

State Department cable speaks to a simpler time in Saudi-Qatar relations

A campaign by leading Arab powers to isolate Qatar is disrupting trade in commodities from crude oil to metals and food, and deepening fears of a possible jolt to the global gas market, where the tiny Gulf state is a major player. Small but influential Qatar has always been at odds with some of its regional partners over its support for the Muslim Brotherhood , which is seen by Saudi Arabia... [Full Article...]

Seoul to conduct review before allowing more U.S. launchers

The real story is that Moon is far, far less hawkish on North Korea than Washington is. "We do not view the deployment process as urgent enough to bypass the whole environmental impact assessment", he said. The North says the 12 were kidnapped while the South says they defected voluntarily. The State Department said it hopes to continue close cooperation with South Korea's new government. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia closes Qatar Airways offices, revokes licenses

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told the broadcaster that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed the hack and the planting of fake news. The White House said Trump and Salman also discussed how to prevent the financing of terrorist organizations and eliminate "the promotion of extremism by any nation in the region". [Full Article...]

Intel Chiefs Refuse to Answer Trump-Russia Questions

Intel Chiefs Refuse to Answer Trump-Russia Questions Among those points are Comey's revelations that he assured the president a few times that he was not under investigation for connections to Russian Federation, that the president asked him for "loyalty" and that the president urged the FBI to drop their investigation into then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande releases Somewhere Over The Rainbow from One Love Manchester

The concert was announced by Grande May 26 in response to the May 22 Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people and injured more than 100 shortly after Grande's concert that night. Ultimately, the night proved to be a handsome display of love, support, and the power of music. "I'm really happy to come tonight, it is good for Ariana , it wasn't her fault what happened". [Full Article...]

Former Panamanian strongman Noriega dies at 83

Former Panamanian strongman Noriega dies at 83 Reports said Noriega was recently operated upon as a result of hemorrhage following brain surgery. President Juan Carlos Varela wrote on Twitter that Noriega's death "closed a chapter in our history". Noriega was also a major cocaine trafficker, something which his US intelligence handlers were aware of for years, but allowed because of his usefulness for their covert military operations in L... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom police name third man behind London terror attack

Her son called her on the Thursday before the Saturday night attack, she said . Scotland Yard confirmed the identity of the 22-year-old, from east London , and said he was not a police or MI5 "subject of interest", despite Italian media reports suggesting he was. [Full Article...]

Trump Offers to Mediate Qatar's Diplomatic Crisis

Mauritius also joined the boycott on Monday morning. President Obama approved the long-delayed sale in November in a bid to bolster Sunni allies against Shiite rival Iran, but the USA and Qatar have not yet finalized it. In the one-year forwards market, where traders bet on rates 12 months from now, the riyal traded as low as 275 points, compared with Monday's close of 250 points and levels arou... [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions suggested he could resign amid rising tension with President Trump

Jeff Sessions suggested he could resign amid rising tension with President Trump The White House on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump's use of Twitter despite criticism from the media, telling reporters that the same people who "critiquing his use of it now critiqued it during the election, and it turned out pretty well for him then". [Full Article...]

Ratings for NBA Finals highest since 1998

Ratings for NBA Finals highest since 1998 The Cavaliers have pulled a Game 3 finals upset at their home Quicken Loans Arena in back-to-back years, beating the Warriors 96-91 as 2-point underdogs in 2015 and prevailing 120-90 as 1.5-point underdogs last year. That's how the Warriors seem to be playing. The Cavs aren't alone: Golden State's playoff opponents have shot a combined 34 percent on open and wide-open looks from 3. [Full Article...]


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