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by | June 12, 2017 | 15:10

Blaming the victims in Tehran for an attack undertaken by ISIS - which ironically has ties to the biggest state sponsor of terrorism, USA ally Saudi Arabia - shows the rest of the world just what kind of monsters control our foreign policy in Washington.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:22

THIS is the chilling moment the London Bridge terrorists were filmed laughing and joking with each other just days before they unleashed their bloody rampage. Police also found a number of office chairs, gravel and a suitcase in the van. The mother of Youssef Zaghba, one of the three men responsible for the deadly vehicle and stabbing attack on London Bridge, says she never believed her son's terrorist intentions, especially after years of close police surveillance.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:39

British media reported that moves were afoot within May's Conservative Party to dislodge her, while opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who exceeded expectations in Thursday's vote, called for her to go and said he could form a government.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:28

Prime Minister Theresa May faced calls to quit Friday after her election gamble to win a stronger mandate backfired as she lost her parliamentary majority, throwing British politics into turmoil and potentially disrupting Brexit negotiations.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:28

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby found himself in front of a cellphone screen, posing with teammates for a selfie as he was announced as the Conn Smythe Trophy victor for a second straight year, voted the postseason's MVP after he finished with eight goals and 19 assists in 24 playoff games.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:04

The judge, who did not accuse Ricky of committing the crime, should no reasonable juror would convict Mr Jones. Richard from Kansas City , Kansas , who was locked up for a crime he did not do has been set free after cops found his lookalike.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:44

With almost all votes counted, the Conservative Party is set to end up with 319 seats, according to the BBC . "The DUP today (Saturday) held discussions with representatives of the Conservative Party in line with Arlene Foster's commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge", the party said in its own statement.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:14

The Senate panel is investigating allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. Fellow Republicans pressed President Donald Trump on Sunday to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey and provide them to Congress if he does - or possibly face a subpoena - as a Senate investigation into collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice extended to a Trump Cabinet member.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:12

His party "didn't win the election", Corbyn says, but he is prepared to continue resisting the Conservative agenda - especially what's known as "hard Brexit ", a clean break with the European Union and departure from its single market system.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:00

Even if that changes, the Gunners will be loath to send their star man to a domestic rival as they bid to build on their cup success in the first of Wenger's new two-year deal. The London Evening Standard says the Gunners have been dealt a blow in their efforts to keep Sanchez, with Bayern are ready to trump their £300,000-a-week contract offer.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:48

A stream of senior lawmakers entered her office at 10 Downing St. on Sunday afternoon, to learn what roles they had been given in government. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said she had lost all legitimacy and called on her to stand aside and allow him to form an alternative administration, declaring: "We are ready to serve".

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:58

Osborne, now editor of the London Evening Standard newspaper, said May's days in Downing Street are numbered. The DUP is similar to the "religious right" in the USA and takes a hard-line stance on social issues, such as same-sex marriage, which May's party introduced in the United Kingdom, and abortion.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:19

Iran's supreme leader hit out at the United States and Saudi Arabia during the funerals on Thursday for those slain in the first attacks in the country claimed by the Islamic State group. The selection of targets was highly symbolic as they were aimed at the foundations of the post 1979 Iranian order. Iran, however, continued to blame Saudi Arabia and, as an accessory, President Donald Trump .

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:15

So the Labour and Liberal Democrat majority in the House of Lords - which May cowed into authorising the start of the Brexit talks in February - can reject the deal that a minority Conservative government produces. "What the country needs more than ever is certainty", she said. "May's departure from Downing remorseless". In another sign of the dangers facing Mrs May, Sunday papers reported that Boris Johnson was either being encouraged to make a leadership bid in an effort to ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:12

The pro-Brexit Gove was appointed Environment Secretary. But in an interview with BBC Radio 4's Today programme, Chris Leslie, Labour MP for Nottingham East, refused to say whether he thought Mr Corbyn was a credible prime minister. Graham Brady, who chairs the influential 1922 Committee of backbench Conservative lawmakers, said a "self-indulgent" party leadership campaign would only cause more uncertainty.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:44

Duterte did not provide further details on the claim. Thirteen Philippine marines were killed in a gun battle with Islamist militants in Marawi City , the military said Saturday, as the United States joined an offensive to break a terrorist siege of the southern city.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:52

Thomas was walking with his girlfriend Christine Delcros across the bridge when the terrorists struck, the Evening Standard reported. Earlier on Wednesday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he had spoken to the families of both Boden and Zelenak after Julie Bishop confirmed two Australians had been killed in London .

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:00

The Conservatives won 318 seats in Thursday's vote, down from 331 in 2015, falling short of an overall majority in the 650-seat House of Commons after the opposition Labour Party, led by socialist stalwart Jeremy Corbyn , scored hefty gains.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:53

Mrs May's position looked insecure amid disquiet within the Tory party and reports of manouvering by Mr Johnson's supporters. Theresa May has said sorry to the Tory MPs and ministers who lost their seats due to her decision of holding elections.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:25

Hamas is using schoolchildren as human shields and this is the enemy that we have been fighting against for many years, an enemy that is committing a twofold war crime. On Friday, Israel called on the UN to "strongly and unequivocally condemn Hamas" and formally classify the group a "terrorist organization" following the discovery of a tunnel that runs beneath two UN Relief and Works Agency schools in the Gaza Strip.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:31

And these millions have the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), while most of the Palestinian refugees are settled and have a separate commission. "I told her that the time has come for the United Nations to reconsider the continued existence on UNRWA". "The construction and presence of tunnels under U.N.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:09

Comey alleges that Trump then privately asked him to drop a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. On Saturday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly announced that he will not attend a public session of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees on the grounds that he does not want to speak in open session about "issues related to the investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 election".

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:55

Voter turnout was just 23 percent. Puerto Ricans head to polls Sunday with one question in mind: Should the US territory seek to become the country's 51st state? Ricardo Rossello says the island has sent a strong and clear message to US Congress and the world.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:13

Following Pyongyang's Saturday ICBM announcement, all eyes are now upon the increasingly isolated nation as they strive to reach their stated goal of having the ability to strike the U.S. Amid North Korea's claims, the U.S. is focusing on the possibility of North Korea's ICBM launch taking place this year. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:57

Aside from the 97 percent voting for statehood this time around, a little more than 1.5 percent voted in favor of independence from the U.S., while 1.3 percent wanted to preserve status quo and remain a territory. Some fear that they will make the same case this time around. Still the result is hardly as convincing as Rosselló claims. About 1.3 million Puerto Ricans cast ballots in the last referendum in 2012, which also saw a majority support for statehood.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:25

The EU wanted those to begin on June 19, but they could be delayed if May's attempt to form a new government fails or if she's unable to build a consensus around an opening position for talks. May had promised a clean break - or "hard Brexit" - taking Britain completely out of the EU's common trading area and reducing the number of people coming to the country from the EU.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:10

The spokesperson said that "The Prime Minister confirmed her intention for Brexit talks to begin as planned in the next couple of weeks, and that we would be looking for a reciprocal agreement on the rights of European Union citizens and British citizens overseas at an early stage", according to (The Sun).

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:15

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon , a member of May's Conservative party , told the BBC: "What we do have now is an understanding of the outline proposals that would underpin that working agreement". While the to-and-fro between Downing Street and the DUP was unfolding, several British newspapers were reporting that some prominent Conservatives, including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit minister David Davis, were being urged by supporters to challenge May for the party ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:37

In an appearance on Fox News , former Trump deputy campaign manager David Bossie said, "Leaking that an incredibly irresponsible and, quite honestly, possibly illegal and definitely unethical thing to have done". "And of course, he said he would testify". The president's statement seemed to be in line with the response by Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kaskowitz, to the Comey testimony.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:39

When the 1965 war with Pakistan took place, Shastri was at the helm of affairs and the firm manner in which he handled the critical situation was both a tribute to his leadership abilities, as also to his comprehension of the multiple problems faced by the country.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:32

Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. What is the Labour Party saying? Mr Kenny, the Republic of Ireland's outgoing prime minister, said he wanted to indicate to Ms May his concerns about the impact a Conservative and DUP link-up could have.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:18

House and Senate investigators fired off a series of requests after former FBI Director James Comey's testimony , seeking memos of his private discussions with President Donald Trump and any records the White House kept of their discussion - including audio recordings.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:34

Chouhan went on the fast in a bid to restore peace in the state which recently witnessed turbulence because of the violent protest staged by the farmers demanding better prices for their produce and also a waiver on loan repayments. In the firing at least six farmers had lost their lives, following which massive protests had erupted across the state. The Neemuch-Mandsaur MP alleged that the Congress organised this stir to divert people's attention from the recent public slaughter of a cow by ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:27

Thomas was with his girlfriend Christine Delcros who was also hit and is in hospital in London . A total of seven men remain in custody over last month's atrocity that killed 22 people, including seven children, and left scores injured. - Butt appeared in a 2016 documentary called " The Jihadis Next Door ", which told the story of Abu Rumaysah, the Londoner who has appeared in recent ISIS propaganda.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:53

The White House announced late on Thursday [Friday NZT] that Trump would be holding a press conference with Iohannis. "He should give a straight yes or no to the question of whether or not the tapes exist". " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ", Comey said, suggesting such evidence would back up his account over the president's. According to the DOJ, Comey had a discussion with Sessions in which they talked about Comey's interactions with Trump verging on inappropriateness.