• May's top 2 aides quit after election criticism
May's top 2 aides quit after election criticism

The following afternoon, Timothy revealed he had quit in a blog post on the ConservativeHome website, saying "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign" and citing the way May's so-called " dementia tax " had been handled as one of his regrets.

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  • Syrian regime militias reach the wire threatening US-backed forces
Syrian regime militias reach the wire threatening US-backed forces

The development, if true, would mean Russian-backed pro-government forces have blocked the path of US -backed opposition forces advancing north along the Iraqi-Syrian border, in the direction of the ISIS strongholds of Boukamal and Deir el-Zour, on the Euphrates River in eastern Syria .

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  • Sara Zelenak's family 'deeply saddened by loss of beautiful daughter and sister'
Sara Zelenak's family 'deeply saddened by loss of beautiful daughter and sister'

London Metropolitan Police said it was working with the coroner to identify the deceased victims and had dispatched family liaison officers to work with their families. "Her heart and spirit will live on in all of us". "As a family we are shocked and appalled by the actions of Khuram and his associates", his family said in a statement .

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  • Afghanistan should focus on its internal affairs instead of blaming Pakistan: Army
Afghanistan should focus on its internal affairs instead of blaming Pakistan: Army

Official estimates had earlier put the toll at 90 with over 460 persons injured in the attack. The blast shattered windows at the presidential palace, while Ghani was inside, The New York Times reports . "We would accept that the location for peace talks can be anywhere that is mutually agreeable, whether it be in Kabul where we would provide gu...

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  • Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'
Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'

In the final TV event of the election campaign featuring the leaders of the two major parties, the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition faced a 45-minute barrage from members of the public. He said: "I do find it incredibly concerning that you wouldn't commit to doing that - it's our safety that you have to look out for first and foremost".

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  • U.S. may withdraw from UN Human Rights Council
U.S. may withdraw from UN Human Rights Council

And it established a special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran. "We're happy to host in our country a true friend of Israel ", said Israeli UN ambassador, Danny Danon, who will accompany Haley through most of her visit. The US State Department had in March "strongly and unequivocally" opposed the UNHCR adoption of Item Seven on ...

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  • Seven arrested in Iran accused of supporting Tehran attacks
Seven arrested in Iran accused of supporting Tehran attacks

Deputy head of Iran's National Security Council, Reza Seifollhai, confirmed that Wednesday's attackers were Iranian. People in the crowds, some crying, chanted "Death to Saudi Arabia" alongside the more customary "Death to America" and slogans against Israel, as they reached out to touch coffins wrapped in flags and covered in flowers.

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  • UK Labour Leader Corbyn: 'I Can Still Be Prime Minister'
UK Labour Leader Corbyn: 'I Can Still Be Prime Minister'

The eurosceptic wing of the party has always been a thorn in the side of Conservative prime ministers. The Labour leader vowed to fight his Tory rival's attempt to run a minority government in an interview with the Sunday Mirror . "From hubris to humiliation", said the left-leaning Guardian , while the Times headline read: "May stares into ...

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  • Arab-Israelis strike after man shot dead in protest
Arab-Israelis strike after man shot dead in protest

Following the incident, residents attacked and torched the police station and three police cars. One of the men - whom Israeli police spokeswoman Luba al-Samri identified as 21-year-old Muhammad Taha - was evacuated in critical condition to the Beilinson hospital in Petah Tikva, where doctors later declared him dead.

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  • Author eats his book on live TV after wrong United Kingdom poll prediction
Author eats his book on live TV after wrong United Kingdom poll prediction

You may accuse Matthew Goodwin , a political science professor from the United Kingdom, of short-sightedness but you can not fault the man for not staying true to his words. The Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn received 40 percent of the vote in the election, and Goodwin kept his word in an appearance on Britain's SKY News .

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  • Body of Frenchman missing after London terror attack recovered from Thames
Body of Frenchman missing after London terror attack recovered from Thames

All three attackers were killed by police officers after mowing down pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people in adjacent Borough Market, an area bustling with bars and restaurants. He was not charged, but local police monitored him carefully and said they had tipped off Britain when he subsequently moved to London . Zaghba, who...

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  • Netanyahu: Israel Will Keep Control Over Golan Heights
Netanyahu: Israel Will Keep Control Over Golan Heights

Israel withdrew its military presence from Gaza in 2005 but has enforced a blockade on the area preventing trade and cutting the territory and it's nearly two million people off from some imports. "Ending the occupation and achieving a negotiated two-state outcome is the only way to lay the foundations for enduring peace", he added. The U.N.

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  • After London attack, May faces election heat over police cuts
After London attack, May faces election heat over police cuts

With flags flying at half mast, Britain will fall silent as clocks strike 11:00am (1000 GMT) to remember the seven people killed and dozens injured in the central London attack on Saturday evening. On Tuesday, counter-terror officers were searching a property in Ilford, east London , after entering the address at around 01:30 BST. "We have had t...

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  • Donald Trump offers support to Theresa May after polls setback
Donald Trump offers support to Theresa May after polls setback

Why do they have to reach 326 seats? Several Conservative MPs have warned that Mrs May can not carry on indefinitely, after throwing away a 17-seat majority in the 650-seat House of Commons. What does "hung Parliament" mean? German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel said he hoped the election result would be seen as a message that the British peo...

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  • Woman Accused of Using Suicidal Boyfriend as 'a Pawn' in Manslaughter Trial
Woman Accused of Using Suicidal Boyfriend as 'a Pawn' in Manslaughter Trial

The northeastern state of MA, unlike other USA states, has no law against encouraging someone to commit suicide. Carter is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Roy back in July 2014. On the day Roy killed himself, Carter texted, "You can't think about it, you just have to do it", according to the prosecutor. She said ...

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  • Iran sends food to Qatar amid Gulf dispute
Iran sends food to Qatar amid Gulf dispute

The three Gulf nations cut ties to Qatar on June 5 over its alleged support of militants and ties to Iran and ordered all Qataris out within 14 days, while calling their own citizens back. In recent days, Turkey has stepped in to supply supermarkets there with eggs and milk after anxious residents cleaned out shelves in the early days of the crisis...

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  • Merkel Wants to Hold 'Speedy Talks' With UK on Brexit
Merkel Wants to Hold 'Speedy Talks' With UK on Brexit

Carrying the flag of Europe and wearing politicians masks, the protest centred around the Houses of Parliament. But EU leaders question how any British government could persuade voters to accept a Norway-style package and so would be wary of starting down the path of negotiating it for fear of ending up without a deal that both sides could ratify...

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  • Iran arrests eight suspected of supporting Tehran attacks
Iran arrests eight suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

According to a statement by Iran's Intelligence Ministry , a large number of documents, and devices used by terrorists , were also confiscated. Publicly, the Iranian leadership has sought to cast blame for the attacks on its favorite targets: Saudi Arabia, the United States and Israel .

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  • Tehran attacks mastermind killed: Iranian minister
Tehran attacks mastermind killed: Iranian minister

Two guards, 10 government staffers and five civilians were killed in the attacks that simultaneously targeted the country's parliament and the shrine of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The Iranian security forces arrested 41 members of Daesh terror group (outlawed in Russia), in four provinces across the coun...

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  • Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay amid diplomatic rift
Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay amid diplomatic rift

The US president s rhetoric on Friday, however, did not appear likely to calm spirits in Doha . Other US officials have said Qatar has already taken some steps to reduce terror funding but that the steps are insufficient. We're seeing shortages of food. "We believe these are unintended consequences, especially during the holy month of Ramadan"...

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