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by | June 11, 2017 | 05:27

With flags at half-mast, the nation fell silent at 11:00am (1000 GMT) to remember the seven killed and dozens injured on Saturday night - a mourning ritual now grimly familiar after two previous terror attacks in less than three months. Several people had alerted police to Butt's extremist views and he also appeared a year ago in a documentary, " The Jihadis Next Door ", in which he is shown unfurling a black-and-white flag associated with the Islamic State group.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:20

The Observer has learned that the DUP was planning to dodge a row when negotiations began by avoiding the inclusion of any controversial social policies, such as opposition to gay marriage or abortion, in its so-called "shopping list" of demands to the Tories.

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:57

May called the early election when her party was comfortably ahead in the polls, in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit talks with the EU. "The British need to negotiate their exit but with a weak negotiating partner, there is a danger that the talks are bad for both parties", he told German radio.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:40

Nicola Sturgeon's admission that her push for a second independence referendum cost her party votes, is the main story in The Scotsman. In the election campaign, the SNP sought to focus on Conservative austerity measures and Brexit , but the other parties hammered home the theme of stopping a second referendum.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:23

Some coverage focused on Trump's lawyer saying Comey wasn't telling the truth. One makes Trump out to be right all along: There is no Russian Federation collusion, Trump was never under investigation, Democrats tried to interfere with the Clinton email investigation, and Trump was right to fire Comey because he's a leaker.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:24

Glucose biscuits and non-premium ones may get revised tax rates. "These groups containing senior officers of the Centre and the States are being set-up to respond timely to the issues and problems of their respective sectors", said the Finance Ministry.

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:49

Comey in order to relieve the "pressure" the President was feeling from investigations related to his campaign's ties to Russian meddling in America's most recent presidential election", Gutierrez, a member of the committee, wrote in a letter to Goodlatte .

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:32

The morning show aired a segment about the media's focus on Trump's untrustworthiness. "And I think you saw today the overwhelming majority of the intel members, Democrats and Republicans, feel that Jim Comey is credible". "I took it as a very disturbing thing, very concerning". On Friday he said he was "committing the United States to Article 5". "If there are tapes of the conversations at the White House, we'd like to know", said Schiff, a Democrat from California.

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:30

But as the campaign went on, as May grew stiffer and more prone to error, as her "strong and stable" tagline wore thin, a lot of people in the floating center looked at Corbyn and thought, "Is he really that much worse?" University of Kent student Toby French, who voted Labour in the 2017 United Kingdom general election , poses for a photograph on campus in Canterbury, Britain June 9, 2017.

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:21

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP ) - The Nashville Predators have shut down the likes of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane , Vladimir Tarasenko and Ryan Getzlaf this postseason. Crosby played an incredible game last night-he's been incredible throughout this series-and no one can ever say this version of Crosby, with a little extra agression, a little nastiness, was " boring ".

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:57

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad-Zarif called it "repugnant" on Twitter and said the Iranian people "reject" the statement . Trump had said he prayed for the victims of Wednesday's attacks, but added that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote".

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:07

Only marginally short of the magic figure, Theresa May has the option of accepting support from the 10-member Northern Ireland Unionists but that support will only come at a price which she may willy nilly have to accept. Theresa May's electoral humiliation has raised hopes among pro-Europeans that she will be forced to abandon her plan for a "hard Brexit", or that the process of leaving the European Union will grind to halt completely.

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:05

Commander Dean Haydon , head of the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, told ABC News . After leaving the vehicle, the terrorists used 12in ceramic knives with pink blades in a stabbing spree. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . She said: "People will be thinking about what happened last Saturday night and respecting those who have lost their lives, their families and those who have been affected but also not giving in to terrorists and that includes in the immediate surrounds ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:16

The Conservative Party has depended on Irish politicians before: Prime Minister John Major relied on support from the Ulster Unionist Party to shore up his shaky government in the mid-1990s. After losing her majority , Labour's Jeremy Corbyn has urged the prime minister to quit, saying he is "ready to serve" himself, while Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said she "should be ashamed" and should resign "if she has an ounce of self respect".

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:17

Accordingly, on June 11, 2017, millions of Puerto Ricans will participate in a plebiscite to definitively answer this question, by choosing between statehood, free association/independence, or current territorial status. Without the opportunity for self-determination, residents of Puerto Rico will be denied the opportunity to develop and contribute to the great American mosaic.

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:09

Youssef Zaghba , 22, along with Khuram Butt, 27, and Rachid Radouane, 30 are believed to be the three men who carried out the attack that left seven people dead and 48 wounded. The authorities were once more facing hard questions over how much they knew about the perpetrators of the marauding assault after footage showed Butt appearing in a Channel 4 documentary about home-grown Islamists screened a year ago.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:55

Tillerson says the blockade is hindering US military efforts and the campaign against the Islamic State group. Saudi Arabia itself is known as the main sponsor of the violent Wahhabi terrorists that it has accused Qatar of supporting. "I decided, along with secretary of state Rex Tillerson .the time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding.and its extremist ideology in terms of funding".

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:03

May had been expected to win comfortably. The stunning outcome leaves May battling to unite different factions in her party and reliant on a handful of Northern Irish parliamentarians just nine days before Britain starts the tortuous process of negotiating its departure from the EU.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:45

Mr Comey, who was sacked by the United States president last month, is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee which is probing possible collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation. The GOP staffer, who was not authorized to discuss the issue publicly and spoke only on condition of anonymity, said the chairman has the authority to sign off on subpoenas and that all the committee rules were followed.

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:46

Amid worries by Washington's European partners that the U.S. leader had not fully bought into the Atlantic alliance, Trump told reporters: "I'm committing the United States to Article Five . The comment comes after Sanders and White House press secretary Sean Spicer declined the last two days to say whether Trump had confidence in Sessions.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:11

Mr Trump has branded his former FBI director a "leaker", a day after Mr Comey gave testimony in which he accused Mr Trump of trying to quash an investigation and lying about him and the FBI. Former FBI director James Comey speaks during a hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill June 8, 2017 in Washington , DC.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:10

There was no whistle on the play, and the Golden State Warriors carried on to a 118-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers to take a commanding 3-0 series lead in the NBA Finals . My perspective was, 'Man, I'll be able to take care of my family with this. The Warriors went the last three minutes of Game 7, the last three minutes of their season, without scoring.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:41

Here's how this works in the case of Comey . "I think the last 24, 48 hours were all good for the president, confirmed he was telling the truth all along, that he wasn't under investigation", GOP Rep. Trump is accusing Comey of a crime. An interview with fast-food executive and former Labor secretary nominee Andy Puzder, who characterized Comey as "a disgruntled former employee testifying about the boss who fired him" before going on to talk up the economy, which he said "is on ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:06

India on Saturday said it is closely monitoring the situation in the Gulf where several countries led by Saudi Arabia have cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar and that the countries have assured continued support for the welfare and well-being of the Indians living there.

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:01

But we will come out bigger and better and stronger than ever, you watch", he said as the audience applauded. Trump, for his part, thanked the crowd for its continued loyalty and promised, "I will never let you down". During nearly three hours of statements Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey described himself as "stunned" by Trump's "very disturbing" and "very concerning" behavior towards him.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:57

Israel took control of the Old City of Jerusalem, a move that is still celebrated in the country today, and photographs of Israeli troops in the Old City remain iconic images of the war and its result. There are around 400,000 Israelis living in the occupied West Bank in settlements which Israel has continued to expand despite being considered illegal under global law.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:31

Thomas's next of kin have been told, police said, but formal identification has not yet taken place. Thomas, a sales manager from the greater Paris area, was visiting London for the weekend with his girlfriend, Christine Delcros, who was seriously injured by the van and who is now in a stable condition in hospital.

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:16

But I would like to make clear that the weird media reports about my own role in the policy's inclusion are wrong: "it had been the subject of many months of work within Whitehall, and it was not my personal pet project", Timothy wrote on the Conservative Home website.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:32

Its majority depends on the caprice of 10 Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland . While a coalition has not been announced, combining together the votes of the Conservatives and the DUP results in 328 seats in the House of Commons, above the majority of 326, which keeps Theresa May in power as Prime Minister.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:54

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff was left overjoyed and thoroughly impressed with Lewis Hamilton's barn burner qualifying lap which earned the Brit pole. Hamilton had a different problem: steering clear of a groundhog that wandered onto the track in the morning session. "I always said that it's not that situation in the team", said Arrivabene.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:14

British Prime Minister Theresa May will form a government supported by a small Northern Irish party after her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in an election debacle days before talks on Britain's European Union departure are due to begin.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:21

According to Efe news, an article in Rodong Sinmun, the official daily of the Workers' Party of Korea, said the latest series of weapons tests show that the country is not too far away from test-firing an ICBM. "This new-type cruise rocket is a powerful attack means capable of striking any enemy group of battleships" that could threaten North Korea, KCNA said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:14

May's party is short of the 326 it needed for an outright majority and fairly down from the 330 seats it had before the election. She said she "obviously wanted a different result" and felt "sorry" for colleagues who lost their seats. Sky's Political Editor, Faisal Islam, said: This is the most extraordinary balancing act. The UDA backed the DUP in this election by issuing a statement in support of the party's South Belfast candidate Emma Little Pengelly, "strongly urging" people to ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:09

On Monday, Saudi Arabia and a number of its allies, including Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, broke off relations with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region. Trump said "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". Iranian authorities arrested 41 people Friday in connection with the twin terror attacks this week, the semiofficial Fars news agency reported, as evidence mounted that Iranian Kurds affiliated ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:06

May had been expected to win comfortably. With the complex talks on the divorce from the European Union due to start in 10 days , it was unclear what their direction would now be and if the so-called " Hard Brexit " taking Britain out of a single market could still be pursued.