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London Bridge attack: 19-year-old arrested in raids

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The three Islamists who killed eight people after driving a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then attacking nearby revellers had initially tried to hire a 7.5 tonne truck, the head of the United Kingdom capital's counter-terrorism unit said on Friday (9). Read More »

Firms 'totally unprepared' for post-Brexit migration fall, think-tank finds

A quarter expect their migrant workforce to increase, roughly the same proportion are also expecting numbers to fall, while nearly half of employers do not expect any change during the next 12 months. Nearly half of British employers are unprepared for the government's planned changes to immigration rules after Brexit , a survey from the Resolution Foundation think tank showed on Monday. Read More »

European Union fears Brexit delay after May loses majority

Speaking during a visit to Mexico City, Merkel said Germany was ready for the Brexit talks, which May said would begin on June 19 as scheduled - although she now risks more opposition to her European Union departure plans from inside and outside her party. Read More »

Massachusetts man dies after parachuting landing

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He was flown to Hartford Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The Recorder quoted Leyden Police Chief Daniel Galvis as saying the department is "in a state of shock" after the loss of a beloved 14-year veteran. Read More »

L'île des Caraïbes vote un rattachement aux USA

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Les électeurs de Porto Rico ont voté dimanche pour devenir le 51e Etat américain au cours d'un référendum marqué par une lourde abstention. Selon les résultats du référendum, plus de 97 % des votants se sont prononcés pour le rattachement aux États-Unis, 1,5 % pour le statut de libre association et seulement 1,32 % ont voulu conserver le statut actuel d'un "territoire non incorporé ". Read More »

Penguins Win Fifth Stanley Cup Championship

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Carl Hagelin added an empty-net goal to seal the victory. Crosby went on to win his second Conn Smythe in a row, proving why he's the best player in the world. Predators Colton Sisson scored a goal in the second period but it was not allowed - the referee had blown the play dead just before the puck ended up in the net. Read More »

Kim Jong-nam had US$120000 in cash when assassinated

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On June 11, the Asahi Shimbun quoted an anonymous Malaysian investigator as speculating that Kim may have received this money from an individual linked with a U.S. In most countries, including Malaysia, it is illegal to travel overseas with such a large amount of money without reporting it. Malaysian investigative officials said it was likely that Kim had passed on useful intelligence information to his USA contact. Read More »

Defense to call more witnesses in cop's manslaughter trial

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Yanez said he had nothing to hide during his interview with the BCA. Castile started saying he wasn't reaching for it, but the officer interrupted and said, "Don't pull it out". He testified Thursday that Yanez followed protocol when he radioed his police partner in another squad auto to tell him about a driver who resembled a suspect in a recent armed robbery. Read More »

United Kingdom prime minister makes Cabinet appointments

May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly, as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament. A spokesman for Downing Street then backtracked on its earlier statement, saying: "The Prime Minister has [Saturday night] spoken with the DUP to discuss finalising a confidence and supply deal when Parliament returns next week". Read More »

Theresa May announces she WILL form Government

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According to the British media reports , initial talks have begun with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) after the Conservatives failed to secure a majority in Thursday's United Kingdom elections . Without such a majority, the government can not be assured of passing legislation and often has to rely on the support of other parties. Nick Clegg, the deputy prime minister, also lost his Sheffield Hallam seat to Labour . Read More »

Attorney General Sessions to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey's recent testimony", the attorney general wrote in a letter Sen. "In light of reports regarding [former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James] Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions continued. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez set to dump Arsenal for Manchester City

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Speculation is growing that Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has finalised a move to Manchester City , and there are some big numbers on the table. It remains to be seen whether he will be back at Emirates Stadium for 2017-18, but for now he is happy to display that his sporting ability is not limited to the football field. Read More »

House intel panel approves subpoenas for Flynn, Trump lawyer Cohen

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The investigative moves come as Robert S. Mueller III , the special counsel investigating possible links between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, has cleared ousted FBI Director James B. Earlier Tuesday, the AP reported , citing a congressional aide, that the House intelligence committee had subpoenaed Cohen. In most cases, the identities of USA citizens picked up in such surveillance are supposed to be kept confidential in intelligence reports. Read More »

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

An Afghan soldier opened fire on US troops in a restive eastern province of Afghanistan on Saturday, killing three and injuring a fourth, authorities said. The US forces in Afghanistan confirmed the latest "friendly fire" incident, Xinhua news agency reported. This is by no means the first case of an attack on coalition forces in Afghanistan by local servicemen. Read More »

Trump's Travel Ban Tweets Could Come Back To Bite Him In Court

But the president's next tweet contradicts to what Sanders said. It now heads to the Supreme Court with oral arguments scheduled for next week. The Republican president has said his proposed ban, a centerpiece of his 2016 presidential campaign, is necessary to protect Americans from terrorist attacks. Read More »

Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike: minister

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The clashes have prompted President Duterte to declare martial law in the whole island of Mindanao. The military has said it is firing artillery and rockets from the air, as well as dropping conventional bombs, as ground forces in armoured vehicles fight their way in dodging sniper fire, improvised explosives and anti-tank rockets. Read More »

Lack of sleep blamed by McCain for strange questioning

Viewers saw John McCain confused and befuddled as he put forward his questions to Comey . Speaking to donors several days after her loss, Clinton said the first Comey announcement sapped enthusiasm from Democrats and blunted what had seemed like strong momentum toward a victory. Read More »

British PM seeks lifeline after bruising election

May's party won 318 seats, 12 fewer than it had before May called a snap election, and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority. With media asking whether May could remain in Downing Street after her electoral humiliation, ministers said now was not the time for the further uncertainty a party leadership contest would bring. Read More »

British PM loses majority, faces pressure to resign

After a night of high drama across the country, May insisted her party was still in pole position to lead, despite falling short by eight seats and having to turn to Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party for backing. "The Prime Minister called the election because she wanted a mandate and the mandate is that she has lost seats", he said after his win from his seat at Islington North in north London . Read More »

North says Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missile

The missiles "accurately detected and hit the floating targets on the East Sea of Korea ", it reported . According to Pyongyang's propaganda arm, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the new explosive is a "cruise rocket " capable of "striking any enemy group of battleships". Read More »

Giant panda born in Tokyo zoo, survival uncertain

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Shin Shin was seen mating with a panda named Ri Ri on February 27 and had been showing signs of pregnancy, including loss of appetite and increased lethargy, from around May 16, prompting the zoo to take her from public view. A urine test had also indicated the panda was pregnant, the zoo said. They are on a 10-year loan for $1m a year. "We are very happy about the birth of a panda cub, which we have been waiting for", Tokyo Govornor Yuriko Koike said in a statement . Read More »

Dozens more arrested in Tehran over IS attack

Iran said in addition to dozens of detained suspects, all the ISIS attackers had been killed. Alavi also noted that in a recent intelligence raid a large amount of automatic weapons and grenade launchers were obtained from a terrorist group. Read More »

May's closest aides quit after election debacle

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Perrior called May "a good person", but blamed Hill and Timothy, who have been the prime minister's closest advisers and were at the heart of a Downing Street operation that many in the party saw as controlling and exclusionary. A source said: 'I think the gruesome twosome must have received a leak because, before the poll was released, they started pulling people into rooms, then emerging looking shocked'. Read More »