• London Bridge attack latest: Third terrorist named as Youssef Zaghba
London Bridge attack latest: Third terrorist named as Youssef Zaghba

After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller van that they used to plow into crowds before they leapt from the vehicle and went on a stabbing rampage in an attack that left eight people dead and almost 50 people injured.

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  • As penalty for 'election-meddling', US Senate approves new Russia sanctions
As penalty for 'election-meddling', US Senate approves new Russia sanctions

The amendment was tacked on to the Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017, the latest in a long series of anti-Iran legislation which always passes with little opposition. The Senate bill also would cement in law a series of executive orders signed by Obama and aimed at punishing Russian Federation for aggressive behavior, includi...

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  • Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after baseball practice shooting
Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after baseball practice shooting

Hodgkinson in March that it was unsafe to fire a gun near homes. Hodgkinson's Facebook page indicates that, until recently, he ran a home-inspection business out of his home in Belleville , in the southwestern corner of the state, across the Mississippi River from St.

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  • Special counsel reviewing whether Trump committed obstru
Special counsel reviewing whether Trump committed obstru

Trump wrote on Twitter , in a pair of messages that ended with a reference to his campaign slogan "Make America Great Again". That investigation is being overseen by Robert Mueller , who was appointed as a special counsel last month.

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  • United Kingdom to hold inquiry after London tower fire claims 17
United Kingdom to hold inquiry after London tower fire claims 17

He added: "We as the police, we investigate criminal offences - I am not sitting here and saying there are criminal offences that have been committed, that's why you do an investigation, to establish it". Lammy said the condition in many apartment blocks was "unacceptable", and called for them to be demolished. Meanwhile, 44 households were given...

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  • Top Republican wounded in United States shooting
Top Republican wounded in United States shooting

Five people were shot and two others suffered secondary injuries. The congressional baseball match pits Republicans against Democrats. He was out of surgery but remained in critical condition as of Wednesday afternoon, according to a statement from his family.

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  • Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game
Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

Lawmakers pushed House leaders on Wednesday to allow the game to go forward and said the competition between the teams will continue. Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., is among lawmakers who have received death threats in recent months. Just before the game, Democratic and Republican players knelt together in prayer near second place, where Scalise wou...

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  • Osinbajo, Emir of Kano meet behind closed doors in Abuja
Osinbajo, Emir of Kano meet behind closed doors in Abuja

He however refused to respond to probing questions from the newsmen but rather exchanged pleasantries with some presidential aides at the Villa. There was also no official statement concerning the meeting as at press time. On Wednesday, Osinbajo addressed Leaders from the Eastern part of the country and said he would still meet with leaders from ...

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  • Republican congressman Steve Scalise still critically ill after baseball field shooting
Republican congressman Steve Scalise still critically ill after baseball field shooting

Steve Scalise , R-La., the third-highest-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives. The suspected shooter, later identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois , was killed in a shootout with police. Representative Tim Ryan, who early on Wednesday was practicing for the ballgame with fellow Democrats, told reporters th...

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  • The sad duty now his, Trump calls for unity after shooting
The sad duty now his, Trump calls for unity after shooting

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is lashing out at "sanctimonious" Republicans - including some in Congress - who are suggesting vitriolic political rhetoric from the left may be partially to blame for the shooting that wounded GOP Congressman Steve Scalise .

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  • United States lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized
United States lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized

Trump, after visiting the Louisiana Republican at the hospital, on Wednesday said Scalise was "in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter". "He's in some trouble". He was transported in shock to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, a Level I Trauma Center. He later died of his injuries, Trump told the nation from the White House.

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  • Davis stays on as UK Brexit Secretary
Davis stays on as UK Brexit Secretary

At a speech outside 10 Downing Street, after returning from Buckingham Palace, Mrs May said the Conservatives and the DUP had enjoyed "a strong relationship over the years". "It is not the outcome any of us would have wanted in the Conservative Party". "I don't believe personally that Theresa May will stay as our prime minister indefinitely", H...

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  • Praise galore: Trump's surreal cabinet meeting
Praise galore: Trump's surreal cabinet meeting

Instead, the event remained open as each member of the Cabinet attempted to outdo the president's praise for himself, thanking him profusely and occasionally genuflecting before the press as they described what a humbling, life-changing privilege it was to be a part of Trump's efforts to Make America Great Again.

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  • Hospital updates Rep. Scalise's condition while colleagues honor him at baseball game
Hospital updates Rep. Scalise's condition while colleagues honor him at baseball game

When Scalise was shot he went down on the infield between first and second base, then dragged himself into the grassy outfield as the incident unfolded, leaving a trail of blood, Brooks said. Jeff Flake was with Rep. Steve Scalise when he was shot, and has been checking in on him. Speaking before Central American leaders at a prosperity and sec...

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  • Majority of Americans think Trump tried to interfere in Russian Federation investigation
Majority of Americans think Trump tried to interfere in Russian Federation investigation

The allegations reportedly centre on Trump's attempts to get former FBI director James Comey to drop an investigation into ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn . The committee leaders said in a statement that they "look forward to future engagements" with Mr Mueller. (That doesn't mean they won't do exactly that, of course.) We are now t...

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  • Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says
Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says

Some have suggested using federal money to provide security cameras in their offices, while others spoke of a need for protection when groups of them appear in public. Police are examining a cell phone, computer and a camera found in his van, according to the statement . Over social media he had lashed out at Trump and the GOP.

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  • Theresa May says calling an election showed she had 'balls'
Theresa May says calling an election showed she had 'balls'

If the latest polls are wrong - and they have previously underestimated Conservative support - and May wins a sizeable victory, she will axe current finance minister Philip Hammond and replace him with Interior Minister Amber Rudd, the Daily Telegraph reported.

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  • United Kingdom election: Deal still not signed
United Kingdom election: Deal still not signed

Those talks are dragging on as pressure mounts for a cross-party consensus on Brexit . A DUP source told the Guardian the deal was 95 percent agreed but that the Grenfell Tower fire in London would likely delay any formal announcement of the pact.

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  • United Kingdom election hangs in balance in disastrous night for PM May
United Kingdom election hangs in balance in disastrous night for PM May

The DUP campaigned for Brexit but argues in its manifesto for the maintaining of a "seamless and frictionless" border with Ireland. However, with almost all votes counted, the Conservatives are on 315 seats, short of the 326 mark that ensures a majority.

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  • White House says Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller
White House says Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller

First lady Melania Trump and their son Barron moved into the White House this week, just in time to celebrate the occasion, which Melania has said she hopes he will never forget. If Trump fires Mueller, other Republicans will turn on him and possibly in a big way. Some of Mr Trump's allies have begun questioning Mr Mueller's credibility as the i...

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