• IS-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12
IS-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12

Trump had said he prayed for the victims of Wednesday's attacks that were claimed by Islamic State, but added that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". A senior Interior Ministry official told Iran's state TV the male attackers wore women's attire. Iran is a key fighting force against IS and other groups i...

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  • Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor
Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor

Seeking to reassure London residents and visitors, Khan had told BBC Radio on Sunday that "Londoners will see an increased police presence today and over the course of the next few days". "If we don't get smart it will only get worse", Trump, 70, tweeted. "We're working with him, working together and that's important - central governmen...

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  • Israel, Palestinians 'ready to reach for peace'
Israel, Palestinians 'ready to reach for peace'

Trump recapped his recent trip to the region, his first as president. In doing so, Trump continues the policy of the previous three presidents and breaks an election promise he made to move the embassy to Jerusalem, the second president to break such a promise, after George W.

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  • Comey Opening Statement For Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated
Comey Opening Statement For Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated

The statement details five conversations Comey had with Trump: one before his inauguration and four after Trump became president. Why Comey chose to document his one-on-one interactions with Trump and not Obama remains unclear, though the former FBI director in his testimony says he was concerned by Trump's request that he end his agency's inve...

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  • Mandsaur violence: Judicial enquiry taken up, says Centre
Mandsaur violence: Judicial enquiry taken up, says Centre

The government agreed for the loan settlement scheme for defaulters, and also announced setting up of a commission to fix a formula to ensure fair price for crops. However, Dewas ASP Anil Patidar claimed that situation in his district was under control. While it is of course, true that the opposition in both these states have extended their sup...

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  • Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions
Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

Spicer said he hadn't spoken with Trump about that and, as a general rule, didn't comment on things he hadn't spoken about with the president. Trump has been angry with Sessions, one of his most vocal and earliest supporters, ever since Sessions recused himself in March from the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential electi...

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  • London Attack: More Detentions in Hunt for Accomplices
London Attack: More Detentions in Hunt for Accomplices

The attackers drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then stabbed people in pubs and restaurants in the Borough Market area on June 3. She said 11 individuals are being held in police custody, following the search of two premises.

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  • Hawaii enacts laws adopting Paris climate deal pledges
Hawaii enacts laws adopting Paris climate deal pledges

On behalf of Oglethorpe University located in Brookhaven, GA, President Lawrence Schall has joined a group of some 1,220 governors, mayors, business, investors, colleges and universities who are declaring their intent to uphold a commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement .

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  • London mayor Sadiq Khan says Donald Trump will not 'divide our communities'
London mayor Sadiq Khan says Donald Trump will not 'divide our communities'

In January of this year, Khan insisted Trump's state visit to Britain be canceled after the US President attempted to impose a travel ban on Muslim nations - a policy that he labeled "cruel and shameful". "There's no reason to be alarmed", he had said. Khan, a former Labour MP, has received the support of Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May ...

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  • Qatar sports network blocked in UAE
Qatar sports network blocked in UAE

Egyptian Charge d'Affaires Ihab Abdel-Hamid told The Associated Press he is returning to Egypt on Wednesday after being recalled. Egypt and Qatar have had rocky relations since the military overthrew Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in 2013.

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  • Islamic State claims attacks on Iran parliament, shrine
Islamic State claims attacks on Iran parliament, shrine

In a statement offering condolences for the victims of terror attacks in Iran, President Trump concluded with a stunning rebuke for the government of Iran. Attacks are highly rare in Tehran and other major cities though a Sunni militant group named Jundallah and its splinter group Ansar al Furqan have been waging a deadly insurgency, mostly in ...

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  • Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead FBI
Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead FBI

A further curiosity-"more than a little bit curious", Mark Warner, the senior Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee , told CNN-is the timing of Mr Trump's announcement. House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., said Wray seemed like "the ideal kind of person" for the important job. Mr Ryan said he favoured a "career person" to take over the...

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  • Fresh violence in MP, farmers say police killed eight
Fresh violence in MP, farmers say police killed eight

The minister's remarks assume significance as the authorities had been claiming that the police had not fired during protests in Mandsaur . The farmers since June 1 have been protesting. Farmers demanding debt relief and better crop prices today "heckled" Mandsaur collector when he tried to pacify them, a day after five persons were killed in ...

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  • London mayor says Trump will not 'divide our communities'
London mayor says Trump will not 'divide our communities'

Then, rather than apologize when journalists pointed out what the mayor really said , Trump doubled down: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Kahn who had to think fast on his 'no reason to be alarmed" statement. Mr Khan had in fact said people should not be alarmed by an increased police presence. This was a deliberate and cowardly attack ...

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  • Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer
Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to keep in place Obamacare's protection against higher health-insurance premiums for people with pre-existing conditions when they buy individual coverage, said a Republican aide familiar with the recommendation.

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  • Sturgeon presents SNP as last line of defense against Tories
Sturgeon presents SNP as last line of defense against Tories

Asked if he could rule out seeking an informal coalition with the SNP , on a so-called "confidence and supply" basis, in which the smaller party backs a minority government in exchange for concessions, Mr Corbyn predicted that his party would "celebrate victory" next week.

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  • Trump renews Twitter attack on London mayor Sadiq Khan
Trump renews Twitter attack on London mayor Sadiq Khan

Mainstream media is working hard to sell it!" he wrote. "Unfortunately the President has, I think, created problems for himself by his Twitter habit", Senator John Cornyn, Texas, the No. "We will never let these cowards win and we will never be cowed by terrorism". Mr Khan's spokesperson had described the first round of presidential tweets as "il...

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  • Comey to Congress: President Trump told him 'I need loyalty'
Comey to Congress: President Trump told him 'I need loyalty'

After all, President Trump fired Comey, said he did a bad job and called him a "nut job". Trump has asserted multiple times that Comey told him repeatedly that he was not under investigation . -Comey was concerned . "I immediately prepared an unclassified memo of the conversation about Flynn and discussed the matter with Federal Bureau of I...

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  • London mayor: 'You do not commit these disgusting acts in my name'
London mayor: 'You do not commit these disgusting acts in my name'

British Prime Minister Theresa May was among those who came to Khan's defence, though she declined to criticise Trump over the row. Three jihadis drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge on Saturday night before running into the bustling Borough Market area where they slit people's throats and stabbed them indiscriminately.

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  • Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track
Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

A few moments later, the President said , "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty". He sat behind the desk and a group of us sat in a semi-circle of about six chairs facing him on the other side of the desk. Trump seemed agitated that Comey did not publicly confirm he was not under investigation, according to the testimony. Comey said that he ...

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