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Global 12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee

The sixth grader was beaming this morning on Good Morning America sitting next to her Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy. She added, "I just dealt with my word, asked all my pieces and figured it out". The Spelling Bee is a competition that begins in local schools, boasting more than 11 million spellers. She tried further to plot the word in her huge mental vocabulary.

Author: 0 Alabama Inmate Tommy Arthur Faces Eighth Execution Date

Judy Wicker initially told police a black man broke into the house, raped her and killed her husband. After her conviction, she changed her story and testified that she had discussed killing her husband with Arthur, who wore a wig and painted his face in an attempt to look like a black man .

Author: 0 Conservatives are somehow blowing the upcoming British election

Challenged about shadow global trade secretary Barry Gardiner's assertion that the United Kingdom would "absolutely be poorer" after Brexit, Mr Corbyn said: "I don't think we necessarily would be poorer". Labour Prime Ministerial candidate Jeremy Corbyn was heckled repeatedly by a Question Time audience after he ruled out the "first use" of Britain's nuclear weapons.

Global UK police make new arrest in concert bombing investigation
Author: 0 UK police make new arrest in concert bombing investigation

Eight suspects are now in detention on United Kingdom soil in connection with the blast, for which the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility. British police working on the case have resumed intelligence-sharing with US counterparts after a brief halt because of anger over leaks to USA media thought by Britain to be coming from US officials.

Global TPP Countries to Keep Trade Deal Alive, Despite US Rejection
Author: 0 TPP Countries to Keep Trade Deal Alive, Despite US Rejection

Japan has been at the forefront of efforts to get the remaining 11 TPP countries to pursue the agreement, which members have also long seen as a way to contain an increasingly dominant China. "We are making progress but there is still a long way to go", New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay told Reuters . Trump has said that he intends to focus on bilateral trade agreements, rather than large, multi-lateral trade deals.

Author: 0 Ambassador Kislyak Doing His Job, Had No 'Sessions' With US Officials - Putin

Finally, Putin denied reports of contacts between Trump campaign associates and Kislyak, saying he did not have the time to personally supervise the ambassador's schedule but found the idea unconvincing. " You and I, you and I personally, have a much closer relationship than I had with Mr Flynn ", Putin said in Russian Federation, according to NBC News .

Author: 0 Armed terror police pose with families at Manchester gig

Grande closed the show by inviting all the other performers on stage to help her sing her 2014 hit One Last Time , before she closed with a moving solo version of Somewhere Over the Rainbow . Robbie Williams also performed, changing some of his lyrics of "Strong" to honor the Manchester victims. The Manchester concert came the day after attackers targeted the heart of London, killing seven people.

Author: 0 Megyn Kelly debuts on NBC Sunday night, features interview with Vladimir Putin

Reuters has reported that Flynn and Trump's son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner , discussed with Kislyak the idea of creating a back channel between Trump and Putin that could have bypassed diplomats and intelligence agencies. And then afterward I was told, 'You know, there was an American gentleman, he was involved in some things. "This useless and harmful chatter needs to stop", the Kremlin strongman said.

Author: 0 Fired FBI head Comey OK'd to testify before Senate, associate says

The latest example came Wednesday afternoon, when Nunes issued three subpoenas targeting documents regarding former Obama administration officials in his own probe of unmasking - without getting sign-offs from the House Democrats. The subpoenas related to the committee's unmasking investigation were issued by Nunes alone. The four Russia-oriented subpoenas were all requested by Schiff, and are duplicative of subpoenas issued by the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to Fox News .

Global Comey Will Be Pressed On If Trump Interfered With Russia Probe
Author: 0 Comey Will Be Pressed On If Trump Interfered With Russia Probe

Trump can attempt to invoke it to keep Comey from discussing their conversations with Congress, and administration officials Friday had suggested it was a legal tool the president may try to use. Unless a last-minute claim of executive privilege from the White House halts Thursday's hearing, Comey will have an opportunity - under oath - to affirm his version of events.

Author: 0 U.S. hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

Putin also said if any aircraft had taken off from the airfield, modern control sources would have been able to spot the loading of shells with chemical agents. "Not for the United States, but the leadership". A "defiant President Putin", as Kelly referred to him, argued against the claims, positing that American hackers could have been responsible for the release of emails from the DNC and Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta.

Author: 0 Donald Trump is threatening to come to London for 'solidarity'

A British Transport Police officer was in a stable condition after showing "enormous courage in the face of danger" as the attack unfolded Saturday night, Chief Constable Paul Crowther said . Khan said Sunday that Londoners should all remain vigilant as the terrorist threat level is severe. "They kept coming to try to stab me". He said that he helped a man and his partner, even taking the woman into his arms because she was too upset to walk properly.

Author: 0 Three big takeaways from Megyn Kelly's interview with Vladimir Putin

Trump has called an FBI investigation into alleged ties between his campaign and Russian Federation a "witch hunt" created to undermine the legitimacy of his 2016 election win. "When I came to the event for our company, Russia Today, and sat down at the table, next to me there was a gentleman sitting on one side", Putin said .

Author: 0 Chaos in the Conservative's tax plans?

The Conservative party has made a new promise and vowed not to increase income tax for higher earners. Pressed over his willingness to push the nuclear button in the face of an imminent threat, the Labour leader said: "I think the idea of anyone ever using a nuclear weapon anywhere in the world is utterly appalling and awful...

Author: 0 British police dealing with "incident" on London Bridge

Eight officers fired some 50 rounds, said Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, the force's head of counterterrorism. "They were stabbing everyone". Another witness called Eric told the BBC he had seen three men come out of a white van after hitting pedestrians and thought they were going to help.

Global Grande, Katy, Liam Gallagher sing for Manchester
Author: 0 Grande, Katy, Liam Gallagher sing for Manchester

All proceeds from the benefit concert went to the " We Love Manchester Emergency Fund ", in partnership with the British Red Cross and Manchester City Council. "Manchester, your bravery is our hope", Braun said. The non-stop hit parade included performances from Katy Perry , Pharrell Williams , One Direction's Niall Horan , Little Mix, Imogen Heap, Robbie Williams , Marcus Mumford, Mac Miller and Victoria Monet, with video messages from a wide range of stars, including Stevie Wonder, ...

Author: 0 Police urge any Northamptonshire witnesses to London terror attack to come forward

Of those, 36 remain in hospital and 21 are critically injured, Asst. All three of the suspected terrorist attackers on Saturday night were killed by police gunmen within eight minutes of first being called. "It was a rampage really", he said, adding that he heard a shout of: "This is for Allah". From The Associated Press : France's minister for Europe says that four French citizens are among the dozens of wounded.

Author: 0 Police arrest 12 in connection with London terror attack

In a statement released through its Amaq news agency, ISIS said the assailants were "a detachment of Islamic State fighters". Seven people were killed and more than 40 people were injured and treated at hospitals after attackers used a van to barrel into pedestrians on London Bridge , then attacked people in bars and restaurants nearby with knives on Saturday.

Author: 0 Buffon feels the pain after third final defeat

Real Madrid's Gareth bale raises the trophy at the end of the Champions League soccer final between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff , Wales, Saturday, June 3, 2017. "I told the players to keep what they were doing but to play wider and put more pressure on them, and I said that when we got the ball play as you know how", Zidane said.

Author: 0 'Young boy' Cristiano Ronaldo still hungry for glory

On an individual level I was very good too", Ronaldo said after receiving the award. "I'm not going to confirm I'll stay here all my life". As fans celebrating on the streets of Cardiff proudly sang "Somos los reyes de Europa (We are the kings of Europe)", a traditional team chant, it was only fitting that one of the dignitaries congratulating players in the changing rooms was Spain's former King Juan Carlos.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande And Mac Miller At One Love Manchester Benefit Concert

Martin and Coldplay also paid homage to Oasis with a performance of "Don't Look Back in Anger" during their stirring set towards the end of the show. And then she told me that Olivia would have wanted to hear the hits. We had a different show planned and we had a rehearsal yesterday and we changed everything'.

Author: 0 "Enough is enough" PM May says after London attackers kill seven

Seven people were killed after three male attackers drove a white Renault hire van into crowds on London Bridge before stabbing people near Borough Market. Damien Pettit, 31, said he thought one of the attackers could be his neighbour from the ground floor of the apartment block. For the second time in two weeks, Britain's election campaign paused Sunday for grief and reflection in the aftermath of a deadly attack - and the issue of security vaulted back to the top of the political agenda.

Author: 0 British police will name London Bridge attackers when 'operationally possible'

Three Australians were caught up in the attack, including Brisbane woman Candice Hedge, 34, who is recovering in hospital after her throat was slashed. Islamic State, losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an advance backed by a US -led coalition, had sent out a call on instant messaging service Telegram early on Saturday urging its followers to carry out attacks with trucks, knives and guns against "Crusaders" during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Global London attack: Off-duty police officer 'rugby tackled knife-wielding terrorist'
Author: 0 London attack: Off-duty police officer 'rugby tackled knife-wielding terrorist'

Trump's tweets came the day after he touted his so-called travel ban in the wake of the London terror attacks, while also pledging assistance to Britain. But then he went and hit one of the attackers on the head with a crate. "She's terrified, I really want to get back". Chigbo, who had recently rented a van to move, said his neighbor had asked him Saturday how he could get hold of a similar vehicle.

Author: 0 London terror attacks: Victims' stories emerge

Saturday night's rampage at a popular nightlife hub around London Bridge by three men wearing fake suicide vests was the third deadly terror attack in Britain in less than three months and came only days before snap elections. Among them: an off-duty Metropolitan Police officer and rugby player who bravely confronted the killers, tackling one of them before the attacker stabbed him, according to the news agency.

Global Police identify Manila casino killer
Author: 0 Police identify Manila casino killer

Smoke inhalation was blamed for the deaths. Thirty-seven people died in the fires, dozens more were injured in a stampede to escape, and Carlos was found dead about five hours later in a hotel room after committing suicide by setting fire to himself, police had said.

Author: 0 Paris or no Paris, India committed to climate protection: PM Narendra Modi

Macron greeted the Indian prime minister with a bear hug in the courtyard of the presidential Elysee Palace, while Modi said later that Macron's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in May 'encouraged the entire world'. "We must do the same for our future generations", Modi said. He expressed confidence that relations will go forward even faster. The White House has hit back at the criticism, accusing Europe of trying to "shackle" the United States economy and refusing to ...

Global Trump slams London mayor over response to terror attacks
Author: 0 Trump slams London mayor over response to terror attacks

Mr Rowley said: "Eight police firearms officers discharged their weapons". They did not say if officers fired the shots. Former vice president and 2000 Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore said on CNN's "State of the Union: "I don't think that a major terrorist attack like this is the time to be divisive and to criticize a mayor who's trying to organize his city's response to this attack".

Author: 0 Exiting Paris, Trump leaves deal shaped by United States priorities

The typically understated German Chancellor Angela Merkel deemed it "extremely regrettable - and that's putting it very mildly". After the president's speech, the White House arranged a briefing for reporters with two officials but insisted that neither be named in reports.

Author: 0 US Supreme Court to hear Muslim travel ban case

A Justice Department spokeswoman said the administration was "confident that President [Donald] Trump's executive order is well within his lawful authority to keep the nation safe and protect our communities from terrorism ". In its Supreme Court filing, the Justice Department complains, "Respondents barely mentioned any of these provisions in seeking to restrain the Order".

Author: 0 Thousands attend 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert

Show organizers announced Saturday, June 3, that the frontman of the group Mumford & Sons will join Grande, Coldplay and other stars at the concert raising money for victims of the May 22 suicide attack in Manchester, England. The charity event was put together after a terrorist attack on May 22 killed 22 people, including children and teenagers, shortly after the end of Grande's concert in the northern English city.

Author: 0 Frenchman killed in London attack: French minister

The head of the SITE intelligence group says the terror group claimed its fighters carried out the attack. The Prime Minister cut police manpower by 20,000 despite warnings that this would undermine safety, said Mr Corbyn, who has promised to recruit an additional 10,000 officers and 1,000 security service agents if he wins power on June 8.

Author: 0 World leaders react to the London terror attack

In the United States, former vice president Al Gore told CNN that "I don't think that a major terrorist attack like this is the time to criticize a mayor who is trying to organize his city's response to this attack". Although the attackers were also dead, authorities raced to determine whether they had accomplices, and Prime Minister Theresa May warned that the country faced a new threat from copycat attacks.

Author: 0 Despite Reports, Sean Spicer Remains White House Press Secretary

For example, Trump has entertained bringing back his former campaign manager , Corey Lewandowski , and former deputy campaign manager, David Bossie, more formally. "While the various congressional and law enforcement investigations continue, the White House should take all possible steps to protect national security including immediately revoking Mr.

Global Sabzar killing: Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar
Author: 0 Sabzar killing: Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar

The divisional administration had imposed curfew in Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, Rainawari, Kralkhud and Maisuma police station areas, while restrictions under section 144 in towns to prevent protests. Kashmir remains under curfew and restrictions with protests erupting in some places on Sunday, a day after a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander's killing sparked an uproar during which a civilian was killed by forces and almost five dozen protesters wounded.

Author: 0 Ireland elects openly gay prime minister

Varadkar's father is a doctor from Mumbai and his mother is an Irish nurse. Varadkar's family members in Mumbai's Borivali celebrated the victory of Leo Varadkar till late Friday night. Varadkar faces many challenges as prime minister, including steering an economy still recovering from the 2008 global financial crisis. Varadkar said his father traveled 5000 miles to reach Ireland, but never imagined that his son would grow up to lead the nation.

Author: 0 CCTV footage of the Manila casino shooting

At least 37 patrons and employees died, mostly due to smoke inhalation while they tried to hide on the second floor of the casino, Albayalde said. The Strait Times reported that Albayalde said Carlos' family said he had been hooked on gambling and was in debt by at least four million pesos, the USA equivalent of $111,897.

Author: 0 Mosul siege extends IS fight in Iraq, puts civilians at risk

A woman from al-Rifai neighborhood, who fled with her daughter after their house collapsed in an explosion, said her two sisters and their families were still inside the Old City. But human rights group Save the Children warned the order would likely lead to "deadly chaos" as the Iraqi government has not negotiated safe passage for civilians with IS.

Global Trump argues for travel ban after London attacks
Author: 0 Trump argues for travel ban after London attacks

In March, in a attack similar to Saturday's, five people died after a man drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in central London and stabbed a policeman. London's transport authority said London Bridge railway station had been closed at the request of the police. For the second time in two weeks, Britain's election campaign paused Sunday for grief and reflection in the aftermath of a deadly attack - and the issue of security vaulted back to the top of the political agenda.

Global London attacks: Mayor Sadiq Khan dismisses Trump criticism
Author: 0 London attacks: Mayor Sadiq Khan dismisses Trump criticism

He did not disclose any of the attackers' identities. According to the local authorities, at least seven people were killed and 48 more injured. In March, a lone assailant rammed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and then stabbed a police officer outside parliament.

Author: 0 Kohli, Yuvraj star as India thrash Pakistan

After India made 319 for three in 48 overs , the third rain stoppage of the match left Pakistan with a revised target of 289 in 41 overs when play resumed in bright sunshine. When on 37, Azhar Ali was dropped by Bhuvneshwar Kumar running in from long-on. Pakistan's Shoaib Malik is run out by Ravindra Jadeja. In the field we were 6 out of 10.

Author: 0 London terror attacks: Witnesses tell their stories

More than one person was killed during the attacks , according to the BBC . Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said a Canadian was among the dead. The London ambulance service said more than 30 people had been taken to hospitals across the city. As the Philippines battles a fierce domestic insurgency from an ISIS-linked group, a spokesperson for President Rodrigo Duterte said that "acts such as these touched not only the people of London , they also touched all peace-loving ...

Global Three dreaded terrorists involved in heinous activities arrested: Sarfraz
Author: 0 Three dreaded terrorists involved in heinous activities arrested: Sarfraz

Officials have in the past released videotaped confessions from militants said to be responsible for multiple large-scale attacks. During the press conference, a confessional video was also shown in which Syed Ahmed - flanked by two other men with faces covered - revealed that he joined the TTP in 2014 and went to Waziristan and Afghanistan for training.

Author: 0 Putin dismisses US claims about Trump collusion during campaign

Gen. Flynn served as an adviser to Trump's presidential campaign, and then served as President Donald Trump's national security adviser in the White House for less than a month before he was sacked for what the administration said was lying about his conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to Vice President Mike Pence.

Global Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn during dinner
Author: 0 Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn during dinner

Flynn", the Kremlin leader said through a translator. "I didn't even really talk to him", Putin told NBC News' Megyn Kelly during an interview that will air Sunday at 7 p.m. Senior U.S. intelligence officials have also told NBC News that they believe Putin was personally involved in the Russian effort to interfere with the U.S.

Global Surrender or Die: Philippines Issues Extremists in Marawi an Ultimatum
Author: 0 Surrender or Die: Philippines Issues Extremists in Marawi an Ultimatum

Government troops cross a bridge after securing a village outside Marawi city, Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in the southern Philippines. The dead include 89 militants, 19 civilians and 21 government forces, he said . Padilla said the extremists could be hiding terror leader Isnilon Hapilon as well as weapons in these areas. More than 100 people have been killed, majority militants, according to the military, and most of the city's residents have fled .

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