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Jun 05 2017

Scenes From the London Terror Attack

She called for tougher measures to contain Islamic extremism, saying the recent attacks are not directly linked, but "terrorism breeds terrorism". She refused to say wh...

Jun 05 2017

House oversight panel chairman Chaffetz to depart Congress June 30

After Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to the position of special counsel in the investigation surrounding Russian ef...

Jun 05 2017

Vehicle Mows Down People In London; Stabbings, Gunfire Also Reported

Terrorists attacked two popular tourist attractions in London late Saturday night, British police said , the third time in under three months England has suffered a te...

Jun 05 2017

After deleting prior tweet, Trump asks world to find out 'covfefe' meaning

While the Twitterverse was set alight with jokes and conspiracy theories, in Japan, too, confused English-language learners and bemused observers alike weighed in, offeri...

Jun 05 2017

Blasts kill 19 at Kabul funeral

He said on Twitter: The country is under attack. The man's immediate family confirmed his identity as Jessie Carlos - a married father of three and former Finance Dep...

Jun 05 2017

Ireland elects openly gay prime minister

Ireland is making LGBT history this month electing its youngest and first openly gay Prime Minister. Varadkar came out as gay in 2015 during the build up to Ireland's...

Jun 05 2017

Terror attacks are not going to scare us away, say Ariana fans

Grande collaborated with several of her friends, including Miley Cyrus , at her Manchester benefit concert. The 23-year-old pop star closed the show with a lovely rend...

Jun 05 2017

North Korea fires off apparent ballistic missile — South Korea military

It was the latest in a string of launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that can reach the United States mainland. ...

Jun 05 2017

Trump slams London's mayor in wake of attacks

She was at a bar restaurant in Borough Market with her boyfriend when she was stabbed in the neck, the paper reported . Twelve people have been arrested in connection ...

Jun 05 2017

House Russia investigators subpoena Flynn, Cohen

The US House intelligence committee has issued subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former aide and his lawyer, as part of its Russian Federation investigation. "The...

Jun 05 2017

Man who had lethal injection delayed 7 times to be executed

Arthur won a victory in court Tuesday - before his scheduled execution - when a state appeals court reversed a judge's ruling that rejected Arthur's claim that the legisl...

Jun 05 2017

UK's May sees lead slip further, still set for majority - Opinium poll

That makes turnout - and the election result - all the harder to call. While Corbyn has closed the gap on May in the leadership ratings, he still remains a long way beh...

Jun 05 2017

Christine Archibald identified as Canadian victim in London terror attack

The young woman was a talented social worker and an "exceptional human being", Christiansen said in a statement . The President of Mount Royal University released a s...

Jun 05 2017

UK Facing 'Unprecedented' Increase in Terror Threats in Wake of London Attack

Canadian authorities confirmed one of its citizens had died. Lewis Lukens, the acting United States ambassador, tweeted his condolences after three terrorists slaughte...

Jun 05 2017

Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee

Ananya's parents and brother stormed onto the stage to embrace her as the confetti fell. "Language of origin", Ananya said with a little giggle. "I'm so happy right now...

Jun 05 2017

Trump points to travel ban after reports of London attacks

The three men started attacking people with knives, stabbing locals in the face, arms and legs. London Bridge and Borough stations remain closed and rail and Tube s...

Jun 05 2017

Car runs into London Bridge pedestrians; multiple injuries

Some witness tell BBC that white van veered off the pavement on London Bridge and struck as many as six people. One at the London Bridge involving a vehicle. "He swer...

Jun 05 2017

General Election: Labour continuing to close gap on Tories new poll shows

What Corbyn has offered is radically different, a change visible from the current Labour Party election manifesto which appears to be a huge hit with the public . An...

Jun 05 2017

Turkey PM says Raqa operation in Syria has begun: state media

Yildirim reiterated Turkey's disapproval to the U.S. allowing SDF to conduct the Raqqa operation. The YPG-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have been Washington's principal...

Jun 05 2017

Trump argues for travel ban after attacks hit London

One of those injured was a British Transport Police officer. Britain is on high alert only 12 days after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at the concert in Manchester,...