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Trump to nominate Wray as FBI director

Comey was abruptly fired last month while he was investigating Russian hacking and potential ties between members of the Trump campaign and Moscow. Trump had entertained current and former politicians for the role, including former Connecticut Sen. New Jersey taxpayers shelled out more than $1.5 million to Wray's firm, King & Spalding, from 2015 until now, according to the Asbury Park Pres... [Full Article...]

Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian: Italy intelligence source

The police had on Monday night named Butt and Rachi Redouane as two of the three attackers who were responsible for killing seven people and injuring almost 50 others at London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday night. "A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts (contrary to section 5 Terrorism Act 2006) and has been taken i... [Full Article...]

Backed force on eastern edge of Syria's Raqa: monitor

Backed force on eastern edge of Syria's Raqa: monitor The US-backed campaign to capture Isis' de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria has officially begun, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has announced. The United States said on Tuesday it had started distributing arms to the YPG to help take Raqqa, part of a plan that has angered NATO-ally Turkey, which is anxious by growing Kurdish influence in northern Syria. [Full Article...]

Qatar must 'change policies': Saudi foreign minister

Novik said that even if Hamas survives a Qatari withdrawal of financial support, "it will be a completely different Hamas". Several reports reveal that Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and the official in charge of civil affairs within the Palestinian Authority, Hussein Sheikh, slammed Hamas during a meeting between Kahlon and IDF Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territor... [Full Article...]

Trump nominates Christopher Wray to be FBI director

Trump nominates Christopher Wray to be FBI director Bush and is now in private practice at the law firm King and Spalding. Wray started working at the Atlanta office of law firm King & Spalding in 1993. On Wednesday, lawmakers will hear from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the No. 2 official at the Justice Department who signed a letter recommending Comey's dismissal. [Full Article...]

Autos need devices to curb child heatstroke deaths: US lawmakers

Autos need devices to curb child heatstroke deaths: US lawmakers This year nine children have already died in the country. Lawmakers, including Tim Ryan of OH, joined children's safety advocates to propose the bipartisan HOT CARS bill on Wednesday. Lawmakers praised General Motors, which is now offering the "rear seat reminder" in several of its 2017 models. It's called the Helping Overcome Trauma for Children Alone in Rear Seats (HOT CARS) Act of 2017 . [Full Article...]

North Korea test-fires another ballistic missile

North Korea test-fires another ballistic missile The Joint Chief of Staff, or JCS, of the South Korean army said that the projectile was "assumed to be a missile of the Scud series" and had a flight distance of 280 miles. After two successful launches in the past two weeks, North Korea tested a short-range missile over the weekend. President Donald Trump on Monday called North Korea's latest missile test a slap in the face for its main a... [Full Article...]

Bodies, debris found in search for missing Myanmar military aircraft

Bodies, debris found in search for missing Myanmar military aircraft It was headed toward the capital of Yangon and part of a regularly scheduled military flight, a military spokesman told CNN on Wednesday. More than half of the passengers were from military families, including 15 children, along with 35 soldiers and 14 crew members, the army chief's office said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Philippines urges Islamist militants to surrender

Philippines urges Islamist militants to surrender Bishop Edwin dela Peña, the prelature of Marawi , had said that terrorists broke into Suganob's house inside the Cathedral's compound and took with them the priest along with the parish secretary, two working students, and at least 10 other parishioners. [Full Article...]

South Korea: North Korea test-fires missiles

Business Insider understands the USA now has three aircraft carriers, two cruisers and 12 destroyers simultaneously operating in the Pacific, often with Japanese and South Korean navy ships nearby. The improved range indicates North Korea is pursuing weapons capable of reaching USA aircraft carriers that operate from deeper positions, he said. [Full Article...]

Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House

It was unclear how Trump's broadside against Qatar and any resulting diplomatic fallout might affect the USA military presence in Qatar , where there are roughly 10,000 American troops and a major US base. "Vladimir Putin reaffirmed Russia's principled position in favor of settling crises by political and diplomatic means, through dialogue", the Kremlin said in a summary of Putin's conversation... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabian Government Shuts Down Qatar's Al-Jazeera Office

Qatar's government said the May 23 news report attributed false remarks to the emirate's ruler that appeared friendly to Iran and Israel, and questioned whether US President Donald Trump would last in office, according to CNN . The nations said that their decision was based on the claims that Qatar supported Islamist groups and associated with terrorism. He tweets: "Perhaps t... [Full Article...]

Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

But Durant exploded for 14 in the fourth quarter, including a pull-up 3-pointer over LeBron James with 45 seconds left and the Warriors down 2. "We had our chances to take control of the game and we didn't do that", Love said Sunday. "I saw he (James) was playing his heels behind the 3-point line. I thought Golden State would have far more problems working Kevin Durant into things than they ... [Full Article...]

Arsenal jersey helps neighbours identify Pakistan-origin man as London attacker

Arsenal jersey helps neighbours identify Pakistan-origin man as London attacker The father of two young children was a keen gym-goer and weightlifter, neighbours said. Transport for London (TfL) confirmed he worked for London Underground as a trainee customer services assistant for almost six months until he left in October. [Full Article...]

CCTV shows London terrorists being shot dead by police

An Italian interior ministry official told the Associated Press that British and Moroccan intelligence and law-enforcement authorities were informed that Zaghba had been flagged as someone who was a risk - but no other details were released. [Full Article...]

Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm

Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm The report itself doesn't offer raw intelligence, The Intercept said, but analyzes intelligence the NSA recently acquired. The report found that the Russian Military Intelligence sent spear-phishing emails to over 100 local election officials through attacking a United States voting software company. [Full Article...]

Activist probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China detained: NGO

Activist probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China detained: NGO The detained activist's wife said that she had lost contact with her husband on May 28, 2017, however the police contacted her on Tuesday to inform her that Hua had been detained by the authorities. According The AP , one of the men, Hua Haifeng, was arrested and accused of illegal surveillance. Contacted by TIME , Wei Xuegang, assistant president of Huajian Group, said, "We're not taking an... [Full Article...]

London attacker's mother blames internet for son's radicalization

Security agencies and police have foiled 18 plots since 2013, including five since the Westminster attack. Prime Minister Theresa May, who called the snap election in hopes of strengthening her mandate for discussions over Britain's exit from the European Union, has come under fire for the cuts to police numbers over recent years. [Full Article...]

The Mayor Of London Yearns For Trump's UK Trip To Be Scrapped

The phrase "Keep Calm and Carry On" comes from a motivational poster displayed in Great Britain during World War II , and has since been revived as a symbol of the country's "stiff upper lip" mentality when confronting adversity. "You should be alarmed", Eric Trump told ABC News. And it's not right. Politicians condemned Trump for attacking Khan after the incident, that saw three jihadis go... [Full Article...]

Qataris unable to board Qantas flights to Dubai: airline official

Qataris unable to board Qantas flights to Dubai: airline official A Qatari official has said an ultimatum issued by Saudi Arabia and its allies for the emirate's citizens to leave is a violation of human rights that requires United Nations intervention. He said Qatari leaders were still in "denial" about the steps they need to take to defuse tensions. The FBI recently sent a team of investigators to Doha , Qatar's capital, to help the Qatari government in... [Full Article...]


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