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by | June 12, 2017 | 00:56

More than 40 people were wounded in the attack. The ISIS group that had claimed the Tehran deadly attacks published a video of five gunmen that appear threatening Iranians of a "slaughter" campaign to be waged by the soldiers of the "Islamic State".

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:41

So, he swallowed his pride ― and what may have been a few pages ― during his live TV appearance. "I will happily eat my new Brexit book if they do", said his tweet. Matthew Goodwin eats his own book live on Sky News. He then gave a slightly sad thumbs up to the camera. The interview poked fun at the author when he asked: 'Is the consistency strong and stable or is it a bit weak and wobbly, that paper?' "I'm a man of my word".

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:30

Late on Saturday the three attackers drove south across London Bridge , mowing down pedestrians before stabbing bystanders in the nearby Borough Market area. Police shot the terrorist trio dead. The father-of-two, who reportedly appeared on Channel 4 documentary The Jihadis Next Door , was also reported to the anti-terror hotline in 2015 for showing signs of "extremism or radicalisation".

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:39

It continued: "The talks so far have been positive". The DUP is also pro-Brexit, even though the majority of people in Northern Ireland voted remain in last year's European Union referendum. The former prime minister of Finland, Alexander Stubb, tweeted , "Looks like we might need a time-out in the #Brexit negotiations". This is still on.

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:09

Downing Street said May's new chief of staff would be Gavin Barwell, a Conservative lawmaker who lost his seat on Thursday and has experience working as a party enforcer in parliament. At the same time , the pressure continues to grow on the prime minister, with nearly two-thirds of Conservative Party members believing that she should resign, according to a survey conducted by the Conservative Home website.

by | June 12, 2017 | 00:34

But "the American preference is for the GCC countries to arrive at a solution of their own", Nauert said. Several other countries followed suit. "It has to stop supporting terrorist organisations, Sunni or Shiah, and its policy has to be for the benefit of its people".

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:36

The three attackers killed eight members of the public and injured over 40 people before being shot by the police on June 3. Scotland Yard last night released photographs of the fake suicide belts Butt, Redouane and Zaghba wore during the attack.

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:31

The Afghan Army soldier who apparently opened fire on the Americans was shot dead during the fight. The Associated Press reports that the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the shooting, noting that the militant group released a statement saying one of its loyalists had joined the Afghan military "just to attack foreign forces".

by | June 12, 2017 | 00:15

Trump also denied Comey's assertion that he had asked the former FBI director to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , adding he would be willing to testify under oath. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis in the Rose Garden at the White House, Friday, June 9, 2017 , in Washington .

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:37

But the ballot-box humiliation has seriously - and possibly mortally - wounded her leadership just as Britain is about to begin complex exit talks with the European Union. Timothy said he took responsibility for the Conservative manifesto , including a plan for elderly social care that caused a backlash among many core voters.

by | June 12, 2017 | 00:13

Iran, with which Qatar shares a massive offshore gas field, will send its sixth planeload of vegetables to Qatar on Sunday, Iran Air spokesman Shahrokh Noushabadi told The Associated Press. Qatar was importing 80 percent of its food requirements from bigger Gulf Arab neighbours before they cut ties with the nation of 2.5 million people last week.

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:09

Before senators get to questions on whether Trump pressured Comey to kill his investigation of former National Security Michael Flynn , they're going to dig in on whether Trump pressured Coats and Rogers to rebut Comey. While Coats, a former United States senator familiar with the chamber's traditions of collegial courtesy, appeared visibly unnerved by some of the questioning, Rogers was more defiant.

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:51

Qatar dismissed the terror listing as part of "baseless allegations that hold no foundation in fact". "Our position on countering terrorism is stronger than numerous signatories of the joint statement - a fact that has been conveniently ignored by the authors", Qatar added.

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:56

Polling day on Thursday delivered a slap to Mrs May, leaving her eight seats short of the 326-seat mark for an overall majority. "Theresa May is a dead woman walking". The prime minister has sent a team of officials, led by her chief whip, Gavin Williamson, to Belfast to negotiate the details of an alliance with the DUP.

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:40

Confident of momentum building behind his party, Corbyn said he thought there was a good chance of another election wither "later this year or early next year" - concluding that this "might be a good thing". Questioned if he was in it for the long-term, the 68-year-old Labour leader quipped: "Look at me, I've got youth on my side". He went on: "I suspect we'll have something different coming in a couple of weeks' time".

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:06

Earlier, DUP leader Arlene Foster told Sky News she would meet Mrs May for discussions in London on Tuesday. Mr English said he looked forward to working closely with Mrs May. "Just to be clear, we will act in the national interest". Sir Michael did not rule out the possibility of co-operating with the Labour Party over the negotiations.

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:09

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed ministers to her shaky government Sunday, as some Conservative colleagues rallied to support her - and others said her days were numbered after last week's disastrous election . The vast majority of Roman Catholics vote for the Social Democratic Labour Party (SDLP) or Sinn Fein, with a few supporting the Alliance Party - a centrist, non-sectarian group with limited influence.

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:23

Jeremy Corbyn said in a statement to the media after counting the votes that after the historic breakthrough he and his party are ready to serve the country, although it ruled out the possibility of reaching agreements or pacts with other forces.

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:30

In the most serious split between the Gulf Arab states in decades, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday, blaming it with supporting and financing "extremist" groups and destabilising the region.

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:21

Police have identified the attackers as Youssef Zaghba , a 22-year-old Italian national of Moroccan descent, Khuram Shazad Butt , 27, a Pakistan-born Briton, and Rachid Redouane , 30, a self-described Moroccan-Libyan dual national. Eighteen people remained in a critical condition. Zaghba's Italian mother, Valeria Khadija Collina, told reporters that she had informed police her son was missing after Saturday's attack.

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:25

May wanted to win explicit backing for her stance on Brexit , which involves leaving the EU's single market and imposing restrictions on immigration while trying to negotiate free trade deal with the bloc. The resignations of Mr Timothy and Ms Hill, on whom May had been heavily reliant since her previous job at the interior ministry, will be a personal blow.

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:36

Comey told the House Intelligence Committee on March 20 that the FBI was investigating Moscow's role in the election, including possible collusion with Trump's campaign. During his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mr Comey said that he believed the President had directed him to drop an FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's alleged ties to Russian Federation.

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:22

The third attacker was identified on Tuesday. Questions remain over whether investigators had the resources to look into complaints such as those leveled by Butt's neighbors about his attempts to radicalize children and whether crucial opportunities were missed that could have saved lives.

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:06

She called the early election with her party comfortably ahead in the polls in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit talks with the European Union . "The talks so far have been positive". A senior Conservative MP is in Belfast on Saturday for talks with the DUP, a spokesperson for Ms May's office said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:13

The crisis in Marawi City began when militants went on a rampage after government forces attempted to arrest Isnilon Hapilon, tagged as the leader of the Islamic State in the Philippines. Galvez however said the AFP has yet to receive recent information taken from the US P3 Orion because intelligence has to undergo a verification cycle and the information "cannot be given immediately".

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:29

Khan took issue with the tweet because he said that Trump took his comments out of context. Speaking on Sky News , Mr Johnson said Mr Khan was "saying something really very reasonable and sensible about how there was no need for the public to be alarmed by the presence of armed officers on the streets".

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:00

The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, along with six other mostly Arab states accuse Qatar of sponsoring "extremism and terrorism". Until the political dispute, which has cut air links and banned Qataris from visiting the three countries, Gulf societies enjoyed close travel ties and many families are intermarried.

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:33

A fresh election is the only alternative available to British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives other than agreeing a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to remain in government, a senior Conservative lawmaker said on Sunday.

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:05

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson gave his backing to Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday and said she was the best person to deliver Britain's exit from the European Union. "We need a Brexiteer". "We are facing a populist and they have realised we need someone who can talk to the people". Mrs May's desperate attempts to stay in No10 thrown into chaos last night after Downing Street backtracked on her deal with the DUP.

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:24

But reports suggest they demanded the departure of May's joint chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , as the price for allowing the 60-year-old vicar's daughter to stay in office. She was delighted to put a cross next to his name on Thursday. However, former Conservative party leaders warned against any immediate change, with Iain Duncan Smith saying leadership contest would be a "catastrophe".

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:08

Police have not determined the motive in the case and would not say whether the killing is gang-related. Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance said. Vance said whoever committed the crime may have been sending a message. The morning started off with a call into the Jackson Police Department and they were dispatched to Deer Park Street where that head was left on the front steps of the home.

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:26

He said those arrested had a safe house in the Kurdish city of Kermanshah in the northwest of Iran . Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said the man, who remained unidentified, was killed by intelligence forces earlier in the day.

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:22

SNP leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said it had been a disappointing night for her party, which lost seats to the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats . This is likely to pose an obstacle to the types of strict border controls advocated by sections of the Conservative party . The Sunday Times said Mr Johnson had been pressed by five cabinet colleagues to oust Ms May.

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:26

Iranian media meanwhile reported Sunday that three traditional dhow boats carrying some 350 tons of fruit are to leave for Qatar from the small Iranian port of Dayyer. President Donald Trump backed a move by some Arab states to pressure Doha over alleged militant financing. "We will continue deliveries as long as there is demand", Noushabadi added, without saying if the deliveries were commercial exports or aid.

by | June 11, 2017 | 23:17

Her office said later that the key finance, foreign, Brexit, interior and defence ministers would remain unchanged. But opposition politicians and some members of her own party have called on her to quit. May had planned to negotiate for a so-called " hard Brexit ", which would see the United Kingdom leave the EU's single market for failing to allow freedom of movement.