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Manchester attack: Police release three men without charge

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The Manchester Evening News claimed that Abedi's remains were being kept at a morgue outside the Greater Manchester area. Abedi's body is believed to be the property of the coroner. Although detectives have no reason to believe the bag contains anything risky, they are warning the public not to approach it, and instead call 999 immediately. Read More »

Corbyn to push forward plan for far-left government

Downing Street said an outline agreement on a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached which will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. The result has demolished May's political authority, and she has also lost her two top aides, sacrificed in a bid to save their leader from being toppled by a furious Conservative Party. Read More »

Comey raises concerns about Loretta Lynch's independence

Comey knew the whole thing could come down to his word against the president's, and he wanted the memos to serve as proof of his version of events. "It gave me the impression the attorney general was willing to align the way we talk with a political campaign", Mr. Read More »

Is iOS 11 Really Available to Install?

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The debate is still on regarding this, with some believing Apple will disguise them completely and other pointing towards a small sensor bar being present on top. Kontaxis' announcement was met with applause, and developers who've installed the iOS 11 beta are praising the change on Twitter . Augmented reality will be a big part of the iPhone 8 upgrade. Read More »

Pakistan summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner over 'ceasefire violations'

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Another teenager, Shabaz, 17, was critically injured in Hillan village, he added. A Tatta Pani-based journalist is reported to have said that Indian shelling was "intense" but Pakistani troops responded effectively to it. The deaths have pushed the death toll in Indian shelling to 11 since January, while over 65 have sustained injuries. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Jawed Bajwa had earlier this week paid a visit to the troops stationed along the LoC in Muzaffarabad sector, where ... Read More »

Dem: We need to investigate whether Lynch gave cover to Clinton campaign

Comey testified last Thursday that he felt "queasy" after Lynch asked him to characterize his probe into Clinton's emails as a "matter", rather than an investigation. President Donald Trump asked Coats or Rogers to take any action on the Russian Federation investigation. Lynch said the meeting was impromptu and they didn't discuss Clinton's private email server, but the appearance of impropriety forced her to back off and for Comey to become the public face of the probe . Read More »

Israeli PM calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian aid agency

He also said the agency's very existence "perpetuates and does not solve the Palestinian refugee problem". The UNRWA was created by the Assembly in 1949 after thousands of Palestinians were displaced from their homeland in the creation of the state of Israel following the war in 1948. Read More »

UNRWA Condemns Neutrality Violation in Gaza in the Strongest Possible Terms

The Israeli ambassador to the UN has lodged an official protest to the United Nations Security Council concerning the discovery of a tunnel beneath two Gaza Strip schools run by the UN. During the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas, Israel persistently denounced the Palestinian terror group's use of tunnels dug under schools to launch rockets at Israeli civilians from Gaza. Read More »

Saudi on alert after ISIS threatens terror attack

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On Thursday, Iranian authorities said the assailants were Iranian nationals and that they had arrested six suspects, including one woman, since the attack Wednesday in Tehran . The attacks were the first claimed by Islamic State inside tightly controlled Iran, one of the powers leading the fight against the militants in Iraq and Syria. Read More »

Écrasante majorité en vue pour Macron — Législatives

Les listes écologistes ont recueilli 4,30% des suffrages. Le troisième est l'effondrement prévisible du Parti Socialiste (PS ) mais aussi des deux droites, des Républicains (LR ) comme du Front National (FN ), dont une très large partie de l'électorat a gonflé les rangs nombreux de l'abstention. Read More »

Jeff Sessions to discuss James Comey evidence at Senate Russia inquiry

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As of this writing, it's not clear if that will be in open session, or behind closed doors. In a letter seen by Reuters , Sessions told Senator Richard Shelby, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, that the intelligence committee is the " most appropriate" place to address matters that came up during Comey's hearing on Thursday. Read More »

Puerto Rico again votes for statehood, but needs Congress to act

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Sunday's referendum was the fifth on the territory's status, dating back to 1967. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello celebrates the results of a referendum on the status of the island, next to Congresswoman representing Puerto Rico Jennifer Gonzalez, left, at the New Progressive Party headquarters in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, June 11, 2017. Read More »

Britain's Theresa May backtracks on announcement of DUP deal

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Then Downing Street and the DUP contradicted that very announcement, only five hours after it was published, saying that negotiations were, actually, still in progress. However, pressure is growing among Tory MPs for the foreign secretary, Boris Johnson , to challenge May for the leadership. "The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubris and incompetence they have managed to make a mockery of it", it said in an editorial. Read More »

London Bridge Attack Footage Is Released; Police Arrest 6

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Eight people were killed and dozens injured when three men launched a van and knife rampage on Saturday night. The arrests come after a officers detained a 30-year-old man following a raid at an address in the same borough in the early hours of Wednesday. Read More »

Saudi's Falih says no immediate need to adjust oil pact

On May 25, OPEC members and ten other oil-producing countries led by Russian Federation agreed to extend their agreement to cut output for an additional nine months in a bid to maintain current oil prices at their level. The agreement is working and global crude inventories are falling gradually, Novak said at the same event in Astana. "I am convinced that the overall trend for the market is that of rebalancing", he said. Read More »

Irish PM expresses concern over May's proposed DUP deal

Bookies also slashed odds on Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson taking over as PM with the former London Mayor rumoured to be making a bid for the leadership. Ruth Davidson, the openly gay leader of the Conservatives in Scotland, told the BBC she had words with May over the DUP's record on LGBT rights. Read More »

North Korea 'Not Far' From Testing Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

It said North Korean leadership in the person of Kim Jong Un would decide the time and place for nuclear tests that would be conducted "repeatedly and continuously". The ministry is reportedly working on the naming under the caveat that "peace" and "economy" are key words used for the new government's North Korea policy. Read More »

British pundit eats own book after bet on United Kingdom election results

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He predicted they would get less than 5 per cent. Against expectations, Jeremy Corbyn not only managed to avoid electoral wipeout but increased the party's share of the national vote by almost 10 percentage points. "I did say I would eat this book". "I am a man of my words". And Twitter users, always ready to hold people accountable, pressured the pundit to keep - and eat - his word. Read More »

No DUP deal with Theresa May after statement made 'in error'

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Former party leaders have warned any immediate leadership challenge would be too disruptive, but most commentators believe May can not survive in the long-term. But Mr Corbyn said: "I don't think Theresa May and this government have any credibility". A surprise resurgence by the Labour Party gave the main opposition party 261 seats, followed by the pro-independence Scottish National Party on 34. Read More »

Qatar hires Bush attorney general for 'crisis response' - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

A previous mediation effort by Kuwait in which the Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah shuttled between Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Doha, failed to achieve an immediate breakthrough. John Ashcroft, the former US senator and the USA attorney general under President George W. Bush, has been tapped to guide Qatar amid a diplomatic crisis, according to public filings with the Department of Justice. Read More »

Puerto Ricans Vote on US Statehood, for 5th Time

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Voter turnout was just 23 percent, leading opponents to question the validity of a vote that several political parties had urged their supporters to boycott. as the 51st state. Lopez Rivera's supporters, including "Hamilton" playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda and other celebrities, view him as a symbol of Puerto Rican nationalism and the campaign to end what they see as the colonial status of the USA territory, acquired by the United States after the Spanish-American War. Read More »

UK Conservatives, DUP Deal to Involve Only Big Issues - Defense Secretary

The Labour Party also gained 40% of the total number of votes this year, with the Conservatives securing 42.4%. "I can still be prime minister ". The DUP was founded in the 1970s by the late firebrand preacher Ian Paisley, and in the 1980s was a key player in the "Save Ulster from Sodomy" campaign, which unsuccessfully fought against the legalization of gay sex. Read More »

It Kind of Sounds Like Donald Trump Jr. Confirmed James Comey's Testimony

Trump took to Twitter early Friday to declare victory , denouncing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired as a liar and a " leaker " based on Comey's damaging testimony about their interactions. Okay! Trump Jr. also said Comey's testimony "vindicated" his dad, whch was much more on message. Opposition Democrats have said that the leaks occurred after Comey was sacked and no longer a government official. Read More »

South Korea president says youth job situation 'dire', must act now

The government, on June 5, announced a supplementary budget to increase social welfare subsidies and especially to deliver on Moon's election promise to create more jobs. Moon's party only holds 40 percent of the 299 seats in the National Assembly. In a speech prepared for the Bank of Korea's 67th anniversary, Governor Lee Ju-yeol said uncertainties remain high and inflationary pressure isn't strong, which merits the bank to maintain its current record-low interest rate of 1.25 percent for ... Read More »