• The Trump-Comey He Said-He Said Is Now Officially On
The Trump-Comey He Said-He Said Is Now Officially On

Lawyer Marc Kasowitz will file the complaint with the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Justice Department's inspector general, CNN said, citing unidentified sources. Historically, the three previous impeachment inquiries in the House rested on less evidence of obstruction of justice. In the courts, basic obstruction is punishable by not m...

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  • New arrest in London Bridge attack probe as police carry out raid
New arrest in London Bridge attack probe as police carry out raid

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 injured.

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  • Israeli PM calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian refugee agency
Israeli PM calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian refugee agency

It is unacceptable that students and staff are placed at risk in such a way. A spokesperson for Hamas denied any responsibility for the tunnel, stating that it "strongly condemned" the structure and observed that the revelations would be used by Israeli media and government policy agencies to justify the continuing apartheid-like conditions now b...

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  • Gulf crisis: UAE to punish Qatar sympathisers with 15 year jail term
Gulf crisis: UAE to punish Qatar sympathisers with 15 year jail term

Hamas official Mushir al-Masri accused Saudi Arabia of siding with "American and Zionist calls to put Hamas on the terrorism list". A series of trade and movement measures against Qatar imposed by neighbouring countries are "against human rights before anything else", a senior Turkish official has said.

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  • Iran arrests dozens of Islamic State 'agents' following Tehran attacks
Iran arrests dozens of Islamic State 'agents' following Tehran attacks

According to the statement , the team of five attackers had previously belonged to Sunni extremist groups inside Iran but later joined IS, where they went to fight in Mosul , Iraq , and Raqqa, Syria . The Iranian police also announced on Friday that they managed to seize 92 Colt handguns in the western province of Kermanshah. Iran said its ...

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  • United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party
United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

The deal means the DUP will back the Tories on key votes like the Queen's Speech, the Budget or any confidence votes to bring down the prime minister. An ally of Mr Johnson told the newspaper: "We are facing a populist and they have realised we need someone who can talk to the people. Boris is the only option with the liberal values, Brexit crede...

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  • Tories look to form government with support from DUP
Tories look to form government with support from DUP

The Prime Minister met with the Queen at Buckingham Palace at 12.30pm (11.30pm NZT) to get the tick of approval. Speaking outside Number 10 following the shock result, May promised that her Government would "provide certainty", and insisted that she would begin Brexit negotiations on 19 June, as originally planned.

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  • How The DUP View Women, LGBT Rights & The Environment
How The DUP View Women, LGBT Rights & The Environment

In the province, abortion remains a criminal offence unless a woman's health is in grave danger, and Foster's DUP has campaigned hard to prevent any reform of the law. A petition against the Conservatives' deal with the DUP hit 500,000 signatures after being set up on Friday. A spokesman for 10 Downing St has confirmed that the DUP are said to ...

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  • Two suspects arrested for Tehran terror attack
Two suspects arrested for Tehran terror attack

During a massive funeral ceremony in Tehran following Friday prayers, thousands chanted "Down with the U.S." and "Death to Al-Saud", the Saudi royal family, while carrying coffins of victims. The attacks on Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini also wounded more than 50 people and were the fi...

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  • Why Comey's Interaction With Loretta Lynch Left Him
Why Comey's Interaction With Loretta Lynch Left Him "Queasy"

Comey said, "There were other things that contributed to that". An employee with a NY publisher told Daily Times, "Jim Comey's story has everything, from White House intrigue to possible corruption and law breaking". Fox News chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reported her off-camera questions to Comey about Mrs. Clinton'...

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  • Iran lawmakers briefed on Tehran attacks
Iran lawmakers briefed on Tehran attacks

Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's authorities have arrested seven suspects for supporting the Islamic State-claimed dual attacks that killed 17 people in Tehran. Undaunted, officials say Iran will step up the strategy, which includes sending fighters to battle Daesh in Syria and Iraq alongside allied Shiite groups.

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  • Amnesty bemoans cost of Gulf crisis on human rights
Amnesty bemoans cost of Gulf crisis on human rights

But it has fallen out with its Arab neighbors, who accuse it of sponsoring extremist groups, some of them allegedly linked to arch Saudi foe Iran, fomenting trouble across the region. "While current operations from Al Udeid Air Base have not been interrupted or curtailed, the evolving situation is hindering our ability to plan for longer-term milit...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn predicts another general election this year
Jeremy Corbyn predicts another general election this year

In the Sunday Mirror , opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who scored hefty gains in the election , said there was still a chance for him to be prime minister if May failed to form a government. Her Conservatives struck an outline deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) for support on key legislation. The result was...

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  • Theresa May's top advisors quit after election failure
Theresa May's top advisors quit after election failure

May put on a fearless face after Thursday's vote, expressing sorrow for the MPs who lost their seats but refusing to acknowledge how her election gamble backfired. Labour had been expected to sustain heavy losses but the results vindicated Mr Corbyn's heavily maligned leadership after the party put in its best performance in years, winning a total ...

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  • Two US soldiers killed in attack by Afghan soldier
Two US soldiers killed in attack by Afghan soldier

He, said in a statement that the attack took place in the Achin district . The so-called "green-on-blue" attack on Saturday is the latest in a line of incidents where Afghan soldiers have turned their weapons on worldwide forces they are working with.

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  • Northern Ireland's DUP to back PM May in forming govt
Northern Ireland's DUP to back PM May in forming govt

Instead, she risks an ignominious exit after just 11 months at Number 10 Downing Street , which would be the shortest tenure of any prime minister for nearly a century. "As I reflect on the results, I will reflect on what I need to do in the future to take the party forward". "Gavin will have an important role to play in that".

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  • UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next
UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

May is now looking to rule the country with less than 50% of seats in Parliament's House of Commons, and is banking on support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to be the ally that helps her party push its agenda through Parliament.

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  • London Bridge terrorists planned larger attack using heavy truck and Molotov cocktails
London Bridge terrorists planned larger attack using heavy truck and Molotov cocktails

The three men rammed into pedestrians on London Bridge on June 3 before going on a stabbing rampage at bars at nearby Borough Market. While the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has claimed the responsibility for the attack, Haydon said police have so far not found evidence to suggest it was coordinated from overseas, or that the assailant...

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  • What the United Kingdom election quake means for the world
What the United Kingdom election quake means for the world

But May soldiered on Friday, re-appointing senior ministers to her Cabinet and holding talks with a small Northern Irish party about shoring up her minority government. The collapse of support for the right-wing UK Independence Party had been expected to benefit just the Conservatives , but Labour gained from them too, suggesting that the disi...

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  • UK conservatives agree outline deal with DUP for support
UK conservatives agree outline deal with DUP for support

Meanwhile, May announced that former housing minister Gavin Barwell would replace Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , her joint chiefs of staff who resigned in the aftermath of Thursday's elections . The British pound tumbled against the USA dollar GBP= and the euro EURGBP= after the election result. May has said Brexit talks will begin on June 19...

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