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Author: 0 New photos of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi released

The bombing killed 22 people and injured more than 100 after a show by American singer Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena. On Wednesday, police said Abedi likely purchased most of the key bomb components himself and that many of his actions were carried out alone .

Global Harvard Rescinds Acceptance Letters After Obscene Posts in Chat Room
Author: 0 Harvard Rescinds Acceptance Letters After Obscene Posts in Chat Room

It is understood that approximately 100 incoming students originally formed a group in order to share memes before a small number made a decision to establish an "R-rated" version of the group. Such obscene materials were apparently the "requirement" to join the "wilder" and more exclusive "General F**kups" chat group. "They were like, 'Oh, you have to send a meme to the original group to prove that you could get into the new one, '" Luca says.

Global Fatal Australian siege called terror attack
Author: 0 Fatal Australian siege called terror attack

A news outlet for the group claimed it had carried out the attack, but police said there was no evidence of it co-ordinating with Khayre. He wounded three police with a shotgun blast during the siege, but was killed himself in the firefight.

Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple launches iOS 11, updates to watchOS

A prototype of Apple's new HomePod is displayed during the 2017 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference ( WWDC ) at the San Jose Convention Center on June 5, 2017 in San Jose, California. Apple is finally taking on its biggest rivals in an arena where it's up until now sat on the sidelines: augmented reality . Unless Apple is changing the playbook, this is the software that'll ship on the 10th-anniversary iPhone due this fall.

Global White House: Trump will not exert executive privilege over Comey
Author: 0 White House: Trump will not exert executive privilege over Comey

Spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump will not take the action "in order to facilitate a swift and thorough examination of the facts sought by the Senate Intelligence Committee ". On Wednesday, the House Intelligence Committee issued subpoenas for Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen and Flynn - who was also allegedly part of discussions between the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner and Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak.

Global Remembering Pulse shooting victims: Who we lost in Orlando
Author: 0 Remembering Pulse shooting victims: Who we lost in Orlando

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said the gunman, 45-year-old John Robert Neumann , was a disgruntled former employee at Fiamma, a business that makes awnings for recreational vehicles, who was sacked in April. Demings said there was no indication the suspect was involved in any kind of terror plot. TODD BLUEWATER: They're all just good people, and that's really all I can say about them.

Global Toll in last week's Kabul truck bomb now over 150: Ghani
Author: 0 Toll in last week's Kabul truck bomb now over 150: Ghani

Following this, on June 2 , five people were killed during clashes which broke out between protesters and police at a rally demanding the resignations of Ghani and Abdullah over repeated security failures. Extending an olive branch to the Taliban, Ghani said if the group is prepared to join peace negotiations, he will allow them to open an office. But some analysts were sceptical that the Kabul Process meetings would lead to peace talks.

Author: 0 Racist graffiti on Islamic centre in United Kingdom after London attacks

Asked again if he wanted May to quit, Corbyn replied: "We've got an election on Thursday and that's perhaps the best opportunity to deal with it". London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced plans for vigil for the victims of the London Bridge terror attack which killed seven people late on Saturday night.

Author: 0 ISIS claims responsibility for Philippines terrorist attack

Eyewitnesses described a "tall, foreign white man" who headed straight for the chip room at Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, a southwestern suburb of the the capital. "I need to find her", he said. He then barged into the crowded casino with the gasoline and rifle after overcoming efforts by guards to stop him. The gunman, who has not yet been identified, committed suicide after burning himself with gasoline in his hotel room.

Global 'Won't help him': Kellyanne Conway's husband just slammed Trump's travel ban tweets
Author: 0 'Won't help him': Kellyanne Conway's husband just slammed Trump's travel ban tweets

Critics of President Donald Trump's stalled travel ban say he may have undercut the government's defense of the measure when he bashed the Justice Department for asking the Supreme Court to review a "watered-down" version of the ban. There is "an obsession with covering everything Trump says on Twitter and very little of what he does as president", Kellyanne Conway said , arguing that Twitter is not the president's preferred method of communicating.

Global Russian court convicts Ukrainian library chief
Author: 0 Russian court convicts Ukrainian library chief

Sharina was detained in October 2015 after works by extreme Ukrainian nationalist writer Dmytro Korchynsky were allegedly found during a search of the library. After the verdict Sharina - who has been declared a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty worldwide - described her ordeal as a "political trial". "Not one single book featuring on the current list of extremist literature today was present".

Global Kuwait trying to mediate and solve diplomatic rift, says Qatar minister
Author: 0 Kuwait trying to mediate and solve diplomatic rift, says Qatar minister

The diplomatic broadside threatens the global prestige of Qatar, which hosts a large USA military base and is set to host the 2022 World Cup. The move came just weeks after US President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia and vowed to improve ties with both Riyadh and Cairo to combat regional terror groups and contain Iran .

Author: 0 UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge

He suffered injuries to his head, face and leg, according to police. Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the main opposition party, called on May to resign over the issue, saying earlier that "you can not protect the public on the cheap", and promising to recruit another 10,000 police officers if he is elected into power.

Author: 0 Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google Are Joining Campaign to Support Paris Accord

Nine other states and Washington , D.C. have also reportedly said that they plan to abide by the guidelines of the Paris agreement . Former Secretary of State John Kerry harshly criticized President Donald Trump for taking the United States out of the Paris climate deal, and mocked the commander in chief's vow to negotiate a better agreement for the country.

Global Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law
Author: 0 Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law

The Maute group has been battling government troops since May 23 in Marawi City, reportedly to protect the "emir" or leader of ISIS in the Philippines, Isnilon Hapilon, who is believed to be in the area. Amer Saber, APMC's medical director, and that its medical facility remains operational. The chief of police of Malabang in Lanao del Sur, Senior Insp.

Author: 0 ITV: Sturgeon sees independence from United Kingdom by 2025

In Scotland, the United Kingdom general election seems to be a referendum on a referendum. She said: 'My position on a referendum is straight forward - I think at the end of the Brexit process.we need to have a choice for our future. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale was campaigning in East Lothian, while former chancellor and Better Together chief Alistair Darling met voters in East Renfrewshire.

Author: 0 Greensboro mayor joins environmental effort with other USA city leaders

Trump's move was "a big mistake", Donald Tusk, one of the European Union's top officials, said . Tapping into the "America First" message he used on the election trail, Trump announced the withdrawal on Thursday, saying that participating in the pact would undermine the US economy, wipe out U.S.jobs, weaken national sovereignty and put his country at a permanent disadvantage to others.

Global Police name gunman in Melbourne hostage-taking
Author: 0 Police name gunman in Melbourne hostage-taking

Police later told of the slain worker having " been at the wrong place at the wrong time ". "He (Khayre) came out of the apartment with a shotgun and commenced to fire at police at the entry-way to the apartments". Khayre's uncle, Ibrahim - who helped bring the young Yacqub and his family from Somali to Australia in 1991 - said the boy grew up respectable and disciplined, but lost his way after his grandfather, who raised him, died.

Author: 0 Trump will not use executive privilege to block James Comey's testimony

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president's power to invoke executive privilege is "well-established". The fired FBI director agreed to disclose details regarding his conversations with the President particularly about the agency's investigation into alleged Russia's interference during the 2016 presidential elections and possible ties with the Trump campaign.

Global Universities with Qatar campuses monitor diplomatic chaos
Author: 0 Universities with Qatar campuses monitor diplomatic chaos

Oil giant Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of backing militant groups - some backed by regional arch-rival Iran - and broadcasting their ideology, an apparent reference to Qatar's influential state-owned satellite channel al Jazeera. The Cabinet has reassured citizens and residents of Qatar that the government has taken all necessary measures to guarantee that normal life continues in the country.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin plays down ties to Donald Trump's ex-NSA Michael Flynn

Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly denied he had any compromising material about US President Donald Trump in a sometimes combative televised interview broadcast on Sunday, June 4. Kelly met Putin in St. Petersburg, the Russian president's hometown and his nation's onetime capital, after sharing a contentious discussion about Russia's attempts to hack the 2016 election at the St.

Author: 0 'Megyn Kelly is no match for Putin' … NBC News issues correction

Lawmakers should get the chance to hear from fired FBI Director James Comey - and President Donald Trump "is better served by getting all this information out". He also brought up the U.S.' history of electoral interference before clarifying Russia saw no need to interfere in 2016, as well as repeatedly denied contact between Russian officials and Trump associates.

Author: 0 After London attack, May faces election heat over police cuts

Detectives are still working to identify the third attacker. Both men were from Barking, in East London , London's Metropolitan Police said. Butt, a British citizen born in Pakistan, was already known to police and Britain's domestic spy agency MI5, the police said .

Author: 0 London mayor says Trump will not 'divide our communities'

Trump has used the policy, stalled now in USA courts, as an example of the sort of toughness that he says Khan refuses to show amid terrorism attacks that are riling the United Kingdom. "There's no reason to be alarmed". Donald Trump has been blasted as "pathetic" and "truly beneath contempt" by Labour politicians for his latest attempts to smear Sadiq Khan .

Author: 0 Police identify perpetrators of London Bridge terror attack

The attackers' identities are known but have not been disclosed. Seven people were killed and dozens injured. When asked if Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom should be called off, Khan said that Trump was wrong about " many things" and he suggested that cancelling the ceremony was not out of the question.

Global Middle East freezes out Qatar: What you need to know
Author: 0 Middle East freezes out Qatar: What you need to know

Arab nations broke ties with Doha after Riyadh accused it of supporting groups, including some backed by Iran, "that aim to destabilise the region". U.S. Qatar "is likely to initially attempt to create the illusion of complying without fully doing so, but this will likely trigger a more stern response", he said.

Global Gulf split means splitting headache for the U.S.
Author: 0 Gulf split means splitting headache for the U.S.

Saudi Arabia and its allies made their move against Qatar after getting strong backing from President Donald Trump at a May 20-21 summit in Riyadh that left them feeling emboldened. relations with Qatar are "extremely good". "While we are treating this as a serious development, we also note that this is occurring at the diplomatic/political levels right now", reads an internal memo sent to CNA staff from CNA Qatar president Ken MacLeod.

Author: 0 Two of Three London Attackers Named by British Police

He returned to Ireland again in 2015, again for an unknown length of time, but Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was not one of a small number of radicals under surveillance. In an update on the victims of the violence that started on London Bridge and continued in Borough Market , officials said Monday that of the 48 people who were taken to the hospital, "36 are now being cared for in London hospitals with 18 remaining in a critical condition".

Author: 0 Britain's opposition leader calls on Theresa May to quit over police cuts

It is the the third such incident on British soil this year. On Sunday, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack. He went on to admit he's struggling following the attack after having "nightmares and flashbacks". Now, similar to the homeless hero and the incredible lady who led 50 children to safety following the attack in Manchester, another hero has been named for the most recent attack in London .

Global UN vows to tighten sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 UN vows to tighten sanctions on North Korea

It warned in the statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency that North Korea will closely watch how South Korea's "confrontation hysteria" would develop. resolution with tougher sanctions against North Korea . "It feels grand to look at the world from the rocket we launched". He added: "It is the United States" hostile policy and its aggressive joint military drills, nuclear threats and military build-up around the Korean peninsula that really aggravates the ...

Global London mayor: 'You do not commit these disgusting acts in my name'
Author: 0 London mayor: 'You do not commit these disgusting acts in my name'

Khan tells CNN's Christiane Amanpour that Trump's views of Islam "are ignorant". The White House on Monday denied suggestions from USA reporters that Mr Trump "picked a fight" with Mr Khan "because he was Muslim". "There is no reason to be alarmed by this. MSM is working hard to sell it!" Trump's remarks come as the White House is taking steps to have the March executive order reinstated, despite the fact the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the order "drips with religious ...

Global Trump pays tribute to fallen servicemen at Arlington National Cemetery
Author: 0 Trump pays tribute to fallen servicemen at Arlington National Cemetery

President Trump paid tribute to fallen service members at a somber Memorial Day ceremony Monday, honoring the nation's war dead as "angels sent to us by God". Trump's scheduled remarks at the wreath-laying ceremony will mark his first comments in public since returning to the United States from his nine-day trip overseas.

Author: 0 Alabama set to execute convicted killer on death row for 34 years

The execution proceeded after the U.S. Supreme Court's stay of execution was lifted late Thursday. Lawyers for Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur say his lethal injection should be delayed because of issues with the state's execution drugs. Arthur was first sentenced to death back in 1983 for a murder he denies committing. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall called Arthur's case an "egregious example of how a convicted murderer can manipulate the legal system to avoid justice".

Author: 0 Scrap Trump's state visit, urges London mayor Sadiq Khan

After Trump's criticism, one of the mayor's spokesmen said in response to Trump's tweets that Khan had "more important things to do" in terms of overseeing the city's response and recovery. Trump on Saturday tweeted a renewed call for courts to approve his executive order banning travel to the US from six Muslim-majority nations after the incident.

Author: 0 Police Name Two London Attackers As Khuram Butt And Rachid Redouane

Anti-terror bosses today face tough questions over how the ex-London Underground, KFC and Topshop worker managed to slip through the net before carrying out Saturday night's atrocity, killing seven people and injuring dozens others. Redouane, a Moroccan-Libyan, had been living in Dublin until late 2016, according to Irish police sources. "We're calling for a restoration of police numbers, and there's a call being made for her to go, because of what she's done on the police numbers".

Author: 0 Australia endures second Champions Trophy washout

The rain came down just as the players were about to take drinks and although Australia were comfortably ahead on DLS, they were four overs short of the 20 required in the second innings to constitute a game. "We were heading down a pretty good path and it was disappointing not to get a result in the end", said Smith. Guptill (26) combined with Luke Ronchi (65 off 43) to kickstart the New Zealand innings against Australia last week, with skipper Kane Williamson's 97-ball 100 ...

Author: 0 President Trump uses Twitter to go after London mayor

Khan had said on Sunday morning that people would see an increased police presence on the streets of the capital and should not be alarmed by that. The Trump administration Thursday appealed to the Supreme Court to review and reinstate the travel ban, hoping the court will overturn lower court rulings that have stalled the executive order from being implemented.

Author: 0 Trump will not use executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying

So perhaps unsurprisingly, toward the end of last week, Trump's aides floated the possibility that they could try to block Comey's testimony with an assertion of executive privilege - a legal argument presidents have used to shield activities or documents from congressional scrutiny.

Global Did Kellyanne Conway's husband just turn against Trump?
Author: 0 Did Kellyanne Conway's husband just turn against Trump?

Later Monday, Conway said Trump hurt his case and made things hard for the Office of Solicitor General, which argues cases before the Supreme Court . Melvin chimed in to say Twitter is Trump's "preferred method of communication with the American People", but Conway called that bluff as well. He also said that "sensible" lawyers in the White House and Justice Department agree with him.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande cries singing 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' at Manchester concert

Grande closed the concert whose proceeds will go toward the Red Cross' We Love Manchester emergency fund , with a stirring performance of " Somewhere Over the Rainbow " that didn't leave a dry eye in the house. Prior to the benefit concert, Ariana Grande's label, Universal Music Group, pledged $500,000 in support of the Manchester victims. "The fortitude of your city is extraordinary!" "But love conquers fear, love conquers hate", she said .

Author: 0 Donald Trump lashes Sadiq Khan in another tweet

The ACLU replied quickly, noting that Trump has " confirmed the ban is a BAN " while also conceding that the second executive order issued in March was substantively the same as the first. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders held a press briefing on Monday afternoon and faced a flurry of questions about President Donald Trump 's tweets .

Author: 0 Curry, Durant lead Warriors to blowout win in Game 2

James said he blocks out all the crowd noise, even supportive shouts, to focus on the game, especially on the road as his Cavaliers are for the first two games in the best-of-seven championship series. James got 27 points of support from Kevin Love , but Kyrie Irving (19 points) struggled, shooting 8-of-23. Our fans are looking forward to it; we know that.

Author: 0 Trump believes climate is changing, says Nikki Haley

Separately, Singapore's National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) said: "Singapore reaffirms our commitment to the Paris Agreement and our Paris pledge ". Governors and analysts cited moves including California's effort to get 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources, northeast states' potentially tightening maximum allowances for carbon, and OR working on measures to put a price on carbon.

Author: 0 Tech giants say 'we are still in' Paris climate pact

I've indicated the same", Pruitt added. 'President Trump believes the climate is changing and he believes pollutants are part of the equation, ' she said in a pre-taped interview for CNN's State of the Union, broadcast on Sunday. Andrew Cuomo, California Gov. Politicians and businesses in opposition to President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement have banded together after Thursday's announcement.

Global North Korea's Missile Fell Almost 190 Miles From Japan's Oki Islands - Tokyo
Author: 0 North Korea's Missile Fell Almost 190 Miles From Japan's Oki Islands - Tokyo

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said a "firm protest" was lodged with North Korea . As per AP, Japanese authorities claimed no damage was reported to any planes or vessels in the area. The Japanese official also stressed that North Korea's actions are a violation of UN Security Council's resolutions. Moon called a National Security Council meeting to discuss the North's launch.

Author: 0 Ranked Andy Murray eases into French Open quarterfinals

The World No. 5 spoke following the match of being treated unfairly by crowds as well as unsportsmanlike behaviour by her rival Mladenovic, saying "The crowd was really tough today". Of the 12 survivors this year, only Romanian Simona Halep has reached a French Open final. Nadal dominated No. 17 Robert Bautista Agut, winning in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2.

Global Police name two London attackers
Author: 0 Police name two London attackers

She added: "We would like to send our condolences to the relatives and loved ones of all the people who lost their lives". With the London attack dominating attention, a reduction in the number of police officers in England and Wales by nearly 20,000 during May's six years as interior minister from 2010 to 2016 shot to the top of the election agenda.

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