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'Mastermind' of Tehran terrorist attacks killed by Iranian security forces

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings and gun attacks on parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, on Wednesday. He added that the arrested terrorists had given up a lot of valuable information. The ministry said the group returned to Iran in the summer of 2016 to carry out terrorist operations in religious places, and escaped when authorities broke up their cell. Read More »

May must 'consider position': Tory MP


The Prime Minister , accepting victory in her constituency of Maidenhead, said the full picture across the United Kingdom has yet to emerge although it appears as if the Tories will win the most seats and most votes. Mrs May has now arrived back at Conservative party headquarters. "We have to take stock and our leader needs to stake stock as well". Labour have always been focused on delivering what the people want however that is not always what they need. Read More »

Canada-wide warrant issued for third homicide suspect


The death of 34-year-old Joseph Simonds dates back to June 4. Police say they are looking for 28-year-old Brian Quesnel of The Nation, Ont., which is located east of Ottawa. Barbe Quebec with First Degree Murder. Police say anyone who sees Quesnel or knows where he is should keep their distance and immediately call a tip-line at 1-844-677-5020, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Read More »

Rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests

There was a heavy police presence on either side of the street, both on foot and on bike patrol to keep the peace, with each side pushing its own agenda. "I mean it's really clear that even though they're hiding as anti-sharia these are actually anti-Muslim protests". The rally and counter protest is scheduled to go from 3:30 6 p.m. Read More »

The pink knife one of the London attackers used for slashings

London Bridge attacker Khuram Butt tried to hire a truck. Police have conducted a series of raids in connection with the attacks and made 18 arrests. Butt, a 27-year-old Pakistan-born British citizen, and his two accomplices, Rachid Redouane, 30, who claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan, and Youssef Zaghba, a 22-year-old Italian national of Moroccan descent, were shot dead by armed police eight minutes after the first emergency call. Read More »

Senators sound calls to release Comey 'tapes' as Trump attacks 'cowardly' leak

Even as Comey chronicled his disturbing encounters with Trump, he also affirmed some important strands of the White House narrative. "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the near future", Trump said . The GOP still needs Donald Trump if it has any hope of accomplishing its legislative agenda and winning elections, and it's going to take more than James Comey's testimony to shake them. Read More »

Marches against Islamic law to be held in many US cities


In the days before the protest, fliers posted around the city asked the Muslim community to stay away from downtown. But emotionally charged language - as well as water - was hurled. "We have a natural, valid concern". "I think they amplify these issues out of context to suggest what does not exist, which is some kind of advocacy to enforce law and other things on America, which is factually unsubstantiated". Read More »

Calls for Trump state visit to be cancelled after London attack tweets

Trump tweeted twice critising Khan's leadership skills just hours after the London Bridge attacks which killed seven and injured a further 48. Trump chose to follow up on his criticism of the Mayor's statement, saying again on Twitter, " Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement". Read More »

Damian Green appointed First Secretary of State in Cabinet reshuffle

David Gauke, who previously served as the United Kingdom chief secretary to the Treasury, has been promoted to serve as secretary of state for work and pensions in the new cabinet, the Downing Street said in a statement. Following the news of his promotion, Mr Gauke smiled and thanked reporters as he left Number 10. Mr Fox told reporters he was "delighted" to continue in his role. Read More »

Korea Launches Scud-class Ballistic Missile


It's the latest in a string of test launches by North Korea as it seeks to build nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missiles that can reach the US mainland, a drive that puts North Korea high on the list of foreign policy worries for Japan, Washington and Seoul. Read More »

Bernie Sanders Urges Progressives To Seek More Electoral Wins

Sanders was enthusiastically greeted by his progressive supporters at the Chicago rally, many of whom called for his presidential run in the 2020 United States election. Sanders plans to tell activists that they were already scoring wins despite the Democratic Party's national defeat, according to speech excerpts provided to The Washington Post . Read More »

Blockade on Qatar 'toying' with people's lives

The diplomatic crisis, the worst since the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq and the subsequent Gulf War, has seen Arab nations and others cut ties to Qatar , which hosts a major United States military base and will be the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup . Read More »

Britain PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco


Less than a year after May was propelled into Downing Street following Britain's surprise referendum decision to leave the European Union , party insiders were placing bets on how long she could last. "I told her that there were a number of things that count to me more than the party". She came to prominence after resigning over the "cash for ash" scandal, having overseen a government programme that misused public funds. Read More »

IOS 11 unveiled: New features coming to the iPhone this fall


This autumn will see the release of Apple's iOS 11 mobile operating system, but it will not be available on the iPhone 5 and 5C or the iPad 4. It comes nearly exactly a year after iOS 10 was debuted , a release that featured a new streamlined interface and a more intelligent Siri . Although Apple's new Do Not Disturb function is unlikely to solve automotive fatalities or accidents stemming from cellphone distraction, the feature's introduction does show that the company is ... Read More »

Angela Merkel says EU ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution

Mr Oettinger said talks on the UK's exit from the European Union must actually be finished by October next year, instead of March 2019, to allow the 27 remaining nations to approve the deal. For Anthony Gardner, the former USA ambassador to the E.U. and now a visiting fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute, the sheer difficulties a weakened new government will face could end in the hardest Brexit of all - the negotiating period ending with no agreement. Read More »

Theresa May announces partnership with Democratic Unionist Party

Refusing to acknowledge the bitter Conservative loss, May said she would work with her "friends and allies" in the Democratic Unionist Party to "provide certainty and lead Britain forward". Tory MP Tom Tugendhat said: "I joined a party that introduced equal marriage, backs civil rights and defends freedom of faith". So, who are they? Sky's Northern Ireland correspondent David Blevins said: "The DUP have a very delicate balance to strike between how they use this power they suddenly find ... Read More »

Philippines says 500 militants involved in siege


He said the Maute-ISIS terror group, whose clashes with the military in Marawi City prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the entire Mindanao region on May 23, has been endangering civilians' lives. So far, 95 terrorists have been killed in the ongoing gunfight with the military. The militants had torched a police station, a school, a prison and a church. Read More »

I'm willing to testify under oath about Comey claims


Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked if Trump has confidence in his attorney general, a question press secretary Sean Spicer would not answer earlier in the week. Comey, who was sacked by Trump in May, did not make any major disclosures about any links between Trump or his associates and alleged Russian meddling. Read More »

Sara Zelenak Confirmed As Dead In London Bridge Terror Attack

The death toll from Saturday's terrorist attack in London has risen to eight, the city's Metropolitan Police said Wednesday . The other attacker, Rachid Redouane , 30, who claimed he was Moroccan and Libyan, was not known to the British police or intelligence services. Read More »

Police identify 3rd London attacker as terror investigation continues

He used two different birthdates that would make him either 25 or 30, authorities said. The parents lived for a time in Morocco and when they separated the mother returned to Italy and re-established herself in Bologna. It is also reported that Butt was reported to the police as a potential danger two years ago. Butt's working life was varied, with jobs in administration at fast-food chain KFC and as a customer services assistant on the London Underground, where he worked as a trainee ... Read More »

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

The winning ticket of the 10th largest lottery in US history was sold in Sun City, California , according to the Powerball website. Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. The jackpot figures are based on the victor choosing to take an annuity that pays out each year for 29 years. Read More »

French president Macron confirms third French victim in London attack

Separately, three men have been arrested on suspicion of terror offences in east London following a series of raids involving armed police. The 29-year-old man was arrested in the early hours of Friday morning on suspicion of being involved in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism. Read More »

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka


Nadal missed seven months of action between 2012 and 2013 due to a left knee injury and then a stomach virus. Wawrinka is going for his fourth Major title, and second at the French Open . "Nine here is probably hard". I do not want him to play his game, which means I need to make sure I don't let him be in that position where he can hit hard. Read More »

Darjeeling hills brace for freshMamata-GJM face-off


Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, the statement said, has also decided that absence of employees on any of these days will be treated as "dies non", which will constitute break in service and no salary will be admissible unless in emergency circumstances like hospitalisation of the concerned employee, death in the family among other things. Read More »