• 'Shocked and appalled': Families of London Bridge terrorists condemn attack
'Shocked and appalled': Families of London Bridge terrorists condemn attack

In the video which surfaced online this evening the attackers can be seen stabbing a passerby on the street. The family of an off-duty police officer, Charlie Guenigault, who has been hailed as a hero for running toward the attackers, praised his bravery and said he would likely do the same again if faced with the same situation.

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  • Labour appoint Lesley Laird as shadow Scottish Secretary
Labour appoint Lesley Laird as shadow Scottish Secretary

Mr Corbyn is expected to make a short speech should Buckingham MP John Bercow be returned to the role. Announcing the changes to his Shadow Cabinet after last week's general election , Mr Corbyn said: "I am delighted to announce four appointments to fill shadow cabinet vacancies".

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  • London tower block blaze claims at least 6 lives
London tower block blaze claims at least 6 lives

Local residents said they had warned repeatedly over fire safety in the block. Another singer, Rita Ora, said the fire happened in her neighborhood and "couldn't believe" what had happened. The group has raised concerns about testing and maintenance of firefighting equipment and blocked emergency access to the site. "Over 100 of our medics ar...

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  • Congressman in stable condition after shooting
Congressman in stable condition after shooting

He was shot in the hip, and his injuries were not life-threatening. "We may have our differences, but we do well in times like these to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because above all they love our country", Trump said from the White House.

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  • Iran says mastermind behind Tehran Parliament attacks killed, arrests more
Iran says mastermind behind Tehran Parliament attacks killed, arrests more

Police in Iran killed four Islamic State suspects, two of them foreigners, in the southern province of Hormuzgan and seized explosives, guns and the group's flag, an Iranian news agency said on Monday. People in the crowds chanted " Death to Saudi Arabia " alongside the more customary slogans against the United States and Israel. Global lea...

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  • More than 100 IS fighters attack Iraqi forces in Mosul
More than 100 IS fighters attack Iraqi forces in Mosul

People at the he Hassan Sham U2 camp were left needing urgent treatment after eating an iftar meal to break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan. Dr Sabur Ahmed, head of Irbil children's hospital, said 22 children remained in hospital while the rest had been discharged. He put the number of sick at 850.

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  • Things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing
Things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

Cooper agreed with Wyden and began asking how the Senate could force Sessions to cooperate. He also had prior conversations with Comey, who testified last week that, following a February 14 meeting with Trump, he told Sessions that he never again wanted to be left alone with the president.

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  • Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice
Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice

Reba Winstead lives near the scene of the shooting, and says she heard at least 30 shots as she was getting her daughter dressed for school. He later died of his injuries, President Donald Trump told the nation from the White House. "It's terrible. I've never experienced anything like that". Scalise's position as whip in the Republican-controlled...

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  • Udall On Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice
Udall On Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

He is grateful for the courageous actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues. The Washington Post , quoting unnamed law enforcement officials, identified him as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois. The lawmakers were practising for the annual congressional ballgame scheduled to be played on Thursday at Nationals Par...

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  • Huge fire engulfs tower block in west London
Huge fire engulfs tower block in west London

Flames and smoke engulf a tower block, in north Kensington, West London , Britain June 14, 2017 . "As I was going down the stairs, there were firefighters, truly wonderful firefighters that were actually going upstairs, to the fire, trying to get as many people out the building as possible", he told the BBC .

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  • Eight killed, 350 houses submerged as floods ravage Mizoram
Eight killed, 350 houses submerged as floods ravage Mizoram

About a dozen people have been feared killed since Tuesday evening as incessant rain continues to lash the North East. Officials estimated that 10 people died after a three-storey building collapsed after a landslide in the Lunglei district of Mizoram , and two others were killed by electrocution in Guwahati .

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  • Turkey says ready to render any support to Qatar
Turkey says ready to render any support to Qatar

Saudi Arabia and its allies accuse gas-rich Doha of supporting Islamist extremists in what is the worst crisis to grip the Gulf in years. If U.S. rates rise, Saudi Arabia is seen likely to follow suit with its rates because the country's currency is pegged to the dollar.

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  • UN's Zeid warns Gulf states to respect rights in Qatar row
UN's Zeid warns Gulf states to respect rights in Qatar row

Egypt has long thought Qatar's support of Islamist groups Muslim Brotherhood was risky for their country. "Our main priority as part of our efforts with both Qatar and Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries is to solve this through negotiations, not to escalate the crisis", President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told an Ankara n...

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  • Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal
Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has told lawmakers in her Conservative Party that she will stay as leader for as long as they want her to, one of her members of parliament said on Monday. Former prime minister David Cameron said Mrs May would have to change her approach to Brexit as a result of the election. The difficulty facing the propone...

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  • May Bids for Government Deal After Damping Tory Rebellion
May Bids for Government Deal After Damping Tory Rebellion

She has called for an "open Brexit " strategy that would focus on retaining trade ties and has said she wants a role in devising the government's policy. The DUP leader is nearly certain to ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as the price of a deal. It is thought Mrs Foster, despite being a Brexit supporter, could seek assurances from...

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  • Who is Steve Scalise, GOP congressman injured in Virginia shooting
Who is Steve Scalise, GOP congressman injured in Virginia shooting

Mo Brooks said he believes the gunman who opened fire at a Republican congressional baseball practice meant to kill as many congressmen as possible. Authorities, meanwhile, have not yet said whether there was a motive behind the shooting. Minor said heard "very briefly" after the shooting incident from Walker.

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  • Scalise in 'good spirits' before surgery for bullet wound
Scalise in 'good spirits' before surgery for bullet wound

The official was not authorized to discuss the investigation by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, also sustained injuries. Wednesday morning. The news of the hour includes Steve Scalise and his aides who were shot in Virginia. Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake added that he saw a member of Scalise's secu...

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  • Sessions Testifying in Russia Probe
Sessions Testifying in Russia Probe

Sessions said he never spoke to Comey about his job performance before he was sacked. Sessions refused to say whether he had ever discussed the Russian Federation investigation with Trump , arguing that he could not disclose private communications with the president.

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  • Children tossed out of windows in London high-rise blaze
Children tossed out of windows in London high-rise blaze

In this image made from video provided by Mischa Saag, a building is on fire in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 . - 125 families live in the building, which also houses a children's nursery. Narrating his escape from the burning building, Paul Munakr, who lives on the seventh floor, said he managed to escape. Survivors told of frantic attem...

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  • 6 killed as huge fire engulfs residential tower in London
6 killed as huge fire engulfs residential tower in London

Police Commander Stuart Cundy told reporters that 65 people were rescued from the tower. The London Fire Brigade received the first reports of the fire at 12:54 a.m. Actor and writer Tim Downie, who lives nearby, said, "It's horrendous". Regrettably, he said, he was unable to carry his elderly father and fears that he may not have survived.

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