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by | June 06, 2017 | 14:03

Prime Minister Theresa May will be racking up the miles visiting London , Scotland and Yorkshire, while her Labour opponent will be in the North East. For ComRes, the Conservatives have a lead of 14 percent. But any voters, countries or companies hoping to learn much more from the campaigns about what Britain's post-EU future holds will have been sadly disappointed.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:53

But no one expects the landslide Conservative win that May was confident of when she called the election. On June 8 - just days after a deadly terror attack rocked London Bridge -the United Kingdom will head to the polls to decide on a prime minister.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:27

Police said authorities killed Khuran Shazad Butt , 27, Rachid Redouane, 30, and one other man after they jumped out of a hired van that had slammed into pedestrians on the London Bridge late Saturday and stabbed multiple people at nearby Borough Market .

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:24

Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson, head of the North West Counter Terrorism Unit, said: "We know that Abedi left the country on 15 April and arrived back on the 18 May and we now know from our enquiries that he purchased parts for the bomb after arriving back".

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:43

Ivy League College, Harvard University has revoked admissions offers to at least ten prospective members of the Class of 2021 after the students traded sexually explicit memes and messages that sometimes targeted minority groups in a private Facebook group chat.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:46

The Cupertino-based company also introduced a music speaker, HomePod , its first hardware since Apple Watch was rolled out two years ago. If that sounds familiar, that's because it's not that different than what we've heard before from Google, which has discussed similar use cases for its Tango technology , so far only available in a couple of devices.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:44

Burr, a North Carolina Republican who last spoke to Comey on Saturday, said Comey will be free to discuss his interactions with President Donald Trump and the investigation into Russian election interference, and that he was cleared to do so by special counsel Robert Mueller III.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:10

Neumann was discharged from the Army in 1999 and lived alone without family in the area, officials said in identifying him. According to CNN, the victims were 44-year-old Kevin Clark , 69-year-old Robert Snyder , 57-year-old Jeffrey Roberts , 44-year-old Brenda Montanez-Crespo, and 46-year-old Kevin Lawson .

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:45

A delegation of 23 nations, the European Union , U.N. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation attend the so-called Kabul Process conference at the Presidential Palace in Kabul , Afghanistan , Tuesday, June 6, 2017. But some analysts were sceptical that the Kabul Process meetings would lead to peace talks. "The surge in violence in Afghanistan seems to indicate the spreading influence of the Islamic State, about which we have long warned", she said, adding that the rapid slide in the ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:30

The carnage is the third such terror attack on British soil in three months and the second in London involving the use of vehicles as weapons. The pair were on London Bridge when she was struck by a speeding van driven by terrorists which continued to the other end of the bridge before the three men jumped out and began attacking people with knives.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:56

There are no reports regarding the type of the explosion and the exact location. The rocket attack comes as representatives from over 20 countries are meeting in Kabul for a peace conference. Kabul witnessed an episode of violence earlier on Wednesday after a vehicle packed with explosives was detonated leaving almost 100 people dead and over 400 others wounded.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:04

Manila's main global airport closed the gates of its four main terminals for two hours while the attack at the nearby Resorts World was happening and had implemented extra security measures, airport authorities said. Earlier reports said the gunman may have been white, but police later said he appeared to be Filipino, although they were still establishing his nationality.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:37

Trump wrote . "The Justice Dept. should ask for an expedited hearing of the watered down Travel Ban before the Supreme Court - and seek much tougher version!" The Justice Dept. Conway's interview came the same morning Trump tweeted about his controversial executive order on immigration, calling it a "travel ban". Melvin chimed in to say Twitter is Trump's "preferred method of communication with the American People", but Conway called that bluff as well.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:10

Authorities arrested Sharina in October 2015, after they searched her apartment and the library, seizing books, brochures, and two CDs. Sharina was charged with incitement of ethnic hatred and enmity and placed under house arrest. After the verdict Sharina - who has been declared a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty global - described her ordeal as a "political trial". "The state prosecutor admitted herself during the proceedings that this was a political case", Sharina told reporters after ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:47

As Qatari employees are being forced out of neighbouring Gulf countries, and a similar trend takes place in Qatar, leading to job opportunities, The Indian Expressreported. The small country of Qatar and it's alongside Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia said it would begin blocking all Qatari flights at midnight. The Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-backed rebels in Yemen said it had expelled Qatar from the group for providing "support to (terrorist) organisations" there.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:21

Rather, Mitsubishi is assembling the jets at a FACO with "technical assistance" from Lockheed Martin under US government oversight. "Seeing the first Japanese built F-35A is a testament to the global nature of this program", F-35 Program Executive Officer.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:20

Twenty-one people remain in critical condition in hospital in the wake of the terror atrocity. London Mayor Sadiq Khan accused Donald Trump on Monday of seeking to divide communities in Britain after the United States president criticised his leadership following a terror attack in the city.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:25

Amid furious worldwide criticism of Trump's decision on Thursday to quit the Paris climate agreement , White House spokesmen had refused on Friday to say whether the president even believed the climate was changing. 195 nations originally signed up to participate in the agreement. By withdrawing from the global climate pact, Trump fulfilled a campaign promise that his base supported; however, his decision was nearly universally rejected by world leaders.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:04

She is campaigning in Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East, Argyll and Bute, North Ayrshire, Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock, Dumfries and Galloway and Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale. The Scottish First Minister and SNP leader said another five years of Conservative government was "not palatable" - and insisted the only way Scots could stop this was by voting for her party.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:10

It shows that emissions have dropped sharply in the last decade, and would have continued dropping under Obama's policies, but under Trump's they stay flat. Ever the showman, the 70-year-old Trump gave his decision a reality TV-style tease, refusing to indicate his preference either way until his announcement.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:52

Counter-terrorism investigators are now attempting to fill in the gaps about Khayre's activities in the six months since his release from a Victorian prison over an aggravated burglary he committed while high on the drug ice in 2012. Police returned fire and killed the man. According to the New Zealand Herald, there were reports of more than 30 gunshots in the area and police had ordered everyone in the area to head to Coles supermarket.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:55

In the audio clip shared via instant messaging apps Telegram and Whatsapp , Musa repeated that the war was not just limited to Kashmir. "Indian Muslims are most unconscionable and have forgotten about the battle of Badr", he states before focusing on the issue of cow vigilantism in India.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:38

Its propaganda agency, Amaq , said in an online statement: "The attack in Melbourne, Australia , was carried out by a soldier of the Islamic State in response to the call for targeting the subjects of the coalition states". "There is nothing that we've found thus far that would suggest to us that this was anything that was planned or done in concert with others". A second man was holding a woman against her will in one of the apartments.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:57

A special counsel is looking into links between Trump's presidential campaign a year ago and Russians who sought to influence the election by hacking Democrats . But White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that "in order to facilitate a swift and thorough examination of facts", Trump would not try to halt the Comey testimony.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:20

On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Qatar and the other Gulf states to end the dispute. Qatar, the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, criticized the move as a "violation of its sovereignty". " Riyadh is driving a Middle East policy that is not what the Trump Administration wanted". Qatar-US relations are not made by marginal groups, rather by the official US government institutions.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:16

According to NBC News , Flynn was paid $45,000 to speak at the event and was given the "seat of honour" next to Putin . "No, I haven't... because if there had been something meaningful he would have made a report to the minister, and the minister would have made a report to me".

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:34

Security sources in Dublin have said one of the attackers was carrying an identification card issued in the Republic of Ireland when he was shot dead, the Press Association has reported . Police said a "number of people" had been detained following the raids , in Newham and Barking. "However, there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned, and the investigation had been prioritized accordingly".

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:33

Ms May ducked those questions twice, before eventually saying: "I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else". Asked why Trump had misquoted Khan, she said: "I don't think that's actually true". Hazik Rahman from the Ahmadiyya Muslim community said the attackers had abused Islam, and that the event showed that the city would stand united in the face of extremism.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:12

Police said in a statement on Monday that British police and intelligence agencies were familiar with 27-year-old Khuram Shazad Butt , a British citizen born in Pakistan . Sadiq Khan said that nobody will be allowed to divide "our communities". In March, after an attack by an Islamic militant that left five people dead in Westminster, central London, Trump's son Donald Trump Jr.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:12

Some Egyptian banks halted dealings with Qatari banks on Monday, four Cairo-based bankers said, responding to Cairo's announcement that it had cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism. Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with their Qatari counterparts in April and May - and at the May summit in Saudi Arabia, Trump said USA relations with Qatar are "extremely good".

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:02

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday called on five Arab nations to work out their differences, following their leaders' decision to sever ties with the key USA ally of Qatar over its alleged support for regional militant groups, specifically the Muslim Brotherhood , as well as Iran.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:12

Peter Neumann, director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence at King's College London , has questioned why well-known radical Anjem Choudary who was convicted of supporting ISIS last September, had avoided being charged for so long.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:42

After considering the below chart, which tracks prices for Nymex-traded West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, we'd tend to agree that a bullish view on oil is more or less entirely dependent upon one's willingness to ignore the technicals.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:57

North Korea , which conducted two missile tests this month, has been ratchetting up military tension on the Korean Peninsula in defiance of global condemnation and sanctions. In 2013, state media said North Korean leader Kim watched a drone attack drill on a simulated South Korean target. Tensions have spiked in the region over the nuclear-armed North's weapons ambitions and a series of missile launches.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:59

U.S. President Donald Trump accused London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday of making a " pathetic excuse " over a statement urging Londoners not to be alarmed by the presence of additional police on the streets after Saturday's deadly attack.