• Donald Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as FBI chief
Donald Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as FBI chief

Trump's announcement of a new FBI director comes just one day before Comey is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding his interactions with the president and the ongoing federal investigation into Trump advisers' ties to Russian Federation and potential efforts by the president to impede the FBI's investigation...

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  • British police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation
British police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation

His name was also added to the police in Bologna to the Schengen Information System - an European Union security database - but was still able to travel to the UK. McMullan says her brother lived in Hackney in east London and was last seen outside a pub just before the van and knife attacks began. "One witness said he saw a woman stabbed '1...

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  • President Trump to nominate Christopher Wray to lead FBI
President Trump to nominate Christopher Wray to lead FBI

Bush and is now a litigation partner at the DC-based law firm King & Spalding, where he chairs the firm's Special Matters and Government Investigations Practice Group. He represented Christie in the lane-closing investigation, in which two former aides to the Republican governor were convicted of plotting to close bridge lanes to punish a Democra...

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  • New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers
New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers

United Kingdom police named 27-year-old Khuram Shazad Butt and 30-year-old Rachid Redouane as two of the suspects. "A small number of the highest priority investigations involve current attack planning, and these investigations command a significant proportion of our resource", police said.

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  • Iran FM says Trump reaction to attacks 'repugnant'
Iran FM says Trump reaction to attacks 'repugnant'

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran's message was that " terrorism is a global problem", and he called for "regional and worldwide co-operation and unity". "For these two actions to happen. after this meeting means that the U.S. and Saudi regimes had ordered their stooges to do this", said Mohammad Hossein Nejat, deputy head of the Revolutionary ...

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  • Trump attorney says president feels vindicated
Trump attorney says president feels vindicated

Until his firing, Comey oversaw the federal investigation into possible collusion between Trump's associates and Russian Federation. As previously reported , Comey, who released his statement on Wednesday afternoon, wrote that Trump asked him to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

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  • Farmers' stir continues in Madhya Pradesh, govt tries to douse fire
Farmers' stir continues in Madhya Pradesh, govt tries to douse fire

The Congress and the Left said the deaths in Madhya Pradesh proved that the Modi government had no strategy to help debt-ridden farmers in a drought-hit region. Meanwhile, the Congress has rebuffed reports of Gandhi participating in the ongoing farmers protest in Mandsaur , saying such a plan was never on the card for the party.

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  • North Korea says rejects new sanctions, to continue nuclear program
North Korea says rejects new sanctions, to continue nuclear program

Mattis reaffirmed all of Washngton's formal defence pacts in the region, describing at length efforts to support South Korea , Taiwan and the Philippines, where President Rodrigo Duterte has tilted toward China. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has voiced support for the unanimous United Nations decision and called on North Korea to refrain fr...

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  • Chechnya's leader invites Macron, Merkel to visit his region
Chechnya's leader invites Macron, Merkel to visit his region

Russian meddling became a concern in France after allegations that Russia sought to interfere in the US presidential contest that elected Donald Trump and after a document leak hit Macron's campaign in the final hours of the French race.

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  • London Bridge attack: CCTV shows fatal clash with police
London Bridge attack: CCTV shows fatal clash with police

Transport for London confirmed he worked for London Underground in customer services before leaving last October. Italian intelligence authorities placed him on watch list, and flagged him to British and Moroccan authorities, according to Corriere della Sera , the Italian daily.

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  • Politicians give verdict on Corbyn-May TV interviews
Politicians give verdict on Corbyn-May TV interviews

Ms Rudd also claimed Mrs May had "levelled with people" about the social care reforms. "What the people in Brussels look at is the record I had negotiating with them...and delivering for this country on a number of issues on justice and home affairs which people said we were never going to get", Ms May replied, citing her record as interior min...

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  • Rahul Gandhi heads for Mandasaur to meet agitating farmers
Rahul Gandhi heads for Mandasaur to meet agitating farmers

The administration in Mandsaur on Wednesday barred politicians, including those from the Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, from visiting the troubled areas, saying this would only fuel more unrest. "There was an agitation in Maharashtra, now in Madhya Pradesh and this is happening because this government is ignoring the genuine de...

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  • Scotland Yard reveals names of two terrorists behind London Bridge attack
Scotland Yard reveals names of two terrorists behind London Bridge attack

The attack was meant to cause panic, but also lure in police responders and make it look like an act of martyrdom to the public eye. Suspected London Bridge attackers Khuram Shazad Butt , Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba . After a brief pause following the London attack, campaigning resumed on Monday, and the agenda has been dominated ...

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  • Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar, Gabon voices condemnation
Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar, Gabon voices condemnation

The United States, France and Russian Federation have called for dialogue while Turkey has defended Qatar and said it would further "develop" ties with Doha . Only five percent of those using the daily Goa-Qatar flights travel to other Gulf countries, an official said, and added that the majority travel to European countries and the US.

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  • New raids, 'several' arrests over London attack
New raids, 'several' arrests over London attack

Butt, 27, "was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan ", police said , while Redouane, 30, "had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan" and had also used the name Rachid Elkhdar. Britain has been on high alert since the recent attack on a concert by United States pop star Ariana Grande in Manchester , north-west England, in which seven children...

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  • UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar
UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

As reported by the Guardian, tensions with Qatar's Gulf Arab neighbours have grown in recent years as part of a tussle for regional leadership. Egyptian media have been raging against Qatar as "a financial feeder of terrorism in Egypt , Saudi Arabia , Libya , Syria , and Yemen ".

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  • Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar
Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar

The U.S.is one of several countries offering to help. Only 10 per cent of its gas exports go to Middle East states, including the UAE and Egypt . Now, this might just be a big bluff that ends up with a climbdown that doesn't change much, but it looks real.

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  • Hales, Root lead England's march into semi-finals
Hales, Root lead England's march into semi-finals

Batting first, half centuries from Alex Hales , Jos Buttler and Joe Root steered England to 310 in the 49th over of the innings. Just last week, he had an expensive return of one for 82 during England's opening eight-wicket Group A win over Bangladesh at the Oval.

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  • Trump hails isolation of Qatar
Trump hails isolation of Qatar

He said "all reference pointed to Qatar" being a financial pathway for extremists. Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and other countries in the region have accused Qatar of funding terror groups and cozying up to Iran .

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  • US Condemns Attacks in Tehran, Extends Condolences to Iranians
US Condemns Attacks in Tehran, Extends Condolences to Iranians

Iran's Revolutionary Guards claimed the attack was linked to the meeting between Saudi Arabian leaders - who they regard as enemies - and Donald Trump . "They [hardliners] are very angry and will use every opportunity to grow in strength to isolate Rouhani", said one of them. It was the first attack in Iran claimed by Daesh, which had threate...

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