Author: 0 Polls open in UK election after campaign marred by attacks

And then there's the reason the prime minister called this so-called "snap election:" To give her a stronger hand in Brussels when she's negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union , or " Brexit ". "Hopefully this will help pick up any tactical vote considerations and remove any issue of people saying they would vote UKIP or Green in seats where UKIP or the Greens are not actually standing".

Global Mandsaur Farmers' agitation: 62 detained, seven cases lodged
Author: 0 Mandsaur Farmers' agitation: 62 detained, seven cases lodged

Madhya Pradesh farmers have hit the streets protesting over their demands for remunerative prices for their produce and a farm loan waiver not being met . The transfers come after five farmers were killed in police firing in Mandsaur on Tuesday. When Mandsaur Collector Swatantra Kumar Singh reached among the agitating farmers he was manhandled by the angry farmers.

Author: 0 CCTV shows London terrorists being shot dead by police

However, soon after James stepped outside the pub, the attack began and his friends were rushed upstairs to safety and James has yet to be seen since. "I urge anyone with information about these men, their movements before the attack and where they frequented to come forward", Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said.

Global Tehran attackers were Iranian IS recruits
Author: 0 Tehran attackers were Iranian IS recruits

The siege lasted for hours, and one of the attackers blew himself up inside, according to Iran's state TV. Iran's emergency services said a total of 12 people were killed in the two attacks and 39 wounded. Khamenei said on Sunday that attacks by IS in Europe and elsewhere showed that Western policies in the Middle East have backfired. Trump's comments also brought criticism from Iranians on social media, who recalled their government's offers of support and the candlelight vigils ...

Global Woman accused of texting boyfriend instructions to kill himself begins trial
Author: 0 Woman accused of texting boyfriend instructions to kill himself begins trial

She would later write to that same friend, apparently referring to Roy: " His death was my fault ... he got out of the vehicle, and I told him to get back in ... "You just need to do it, Conrad", the message read . The prosecution's most damning evidence against Carter , now 20: Dozens upon dozens of text messages they allege pushed Roy to commit suicide.

Global UAE president offers condolences to Iran after deadly attacks
Author: 0 UAE president offers condolences to Iran after deadly attacks

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a tweet on Thursday called the White House comments "repugnant" and accused the USA of supporting terror. "Whenever the Iranian state has perceived external threats", the CHRI said in a statement to Fox News, "the intelligence establishment has seized the opportunity to further infringe upon the civil rights of the Iranian people".

Author: 0 United Kingdom election: the final polls

Asked if she would back a privately funded yacht she said she would not be "tempted down a policy route" adding only that "we are going to take various steps to make sure we get those trade deals and make sure we get them right". Campaigning was twice suspended in the aftermath of the attacks, which May blamed on "evil" Islamist ideology. What initially seemed the dullest campaign in memory has been transformed through unexpected missteps, surprise developments - and deadly attacks that ...

Author: 0 Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian - Italy investigative source

Police arrested several people and are widening their investigation after a series of attacks described as terrorism killed several peop. Three assailants were shot dead by police on Saturday as they carried out a stabbing spree in London's Borough Market , a warren of bars and restaurants, after mowing down pedestrians as they drove a van across London Bridge.

Global Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran
Author: 0 Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

President Donald Trump is suggesting that Iran bears some culpability for attacks in its capital that killed at least 12 people. "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote", he said in a short statement.

Global US condemns attacks in Iran; Senate moves ahead on sanctions
Author: 0 US condemns attacks in Iran; Senate moves ahead on sanctions

The statement said Saudi Arabia "constantly supports" terrorists including the Islamic State group, adding that the IS claim of responsibility "reveals (Saudi Arabia's) hand in this barbaric action". Security personnel take position in front of Iran's parliament building after an assault by several attackers, in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

Global Trump to nominate Christopher Wray for FBI director
Author: 0 Trump to nominate Christopher Wray for FBI director

He had previously served as the Assistant Attorney General under former President George W. Bush . Mr Trump said the Yale Law School graduate was a man of "impeccable credentials". Wray studied law at Yale law school, and now works at the King & Spalding law firm in Washington DC. But Lieberman, too, withdrew from consideration because another lawyer at his firm was tapped to help Trump with the investigation into whether his campaign coordinated with Russian Federation during the ...

Global Ahmadiyya Muslim Community NZ condemns London Attack
Author: 0 Ahmadiyya Muslim Community NZ condemns London Attack

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community on Sunday joined the Muslim Council of Britain in condemning the London Bridge terror attack and distancing Islam from the actions of those behind the killing spree. Khan said it was in everyone's interest to stop the perpetrators of such attacks. Arif said he had come to London Bridge on Sunday, along with other Muslims, "collectively to pray for those that lost their lives, for the servicemen who were incredible, responded so well in a matter of seconds.

Global Donald Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as FBI chief
Author: 0 Donald Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as FBI chief

Wray was an assistant attorney general during President George W. Bush's administration. Wray entered the private sector after his tenure ended in the Department of Justice. I think that the President of the United States should be commended. The nomination of Wray - and the Senate confirmation hearings for the 10-year post - promise days more of public discussion about Trump and Russian Federation.

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Author: 0 South Korea: North Korea test-fires 4 surface-to-ship missiles

MAY 26: South Korea says it will allow a civic group to contact North Korea to help fight malaria in the first government approval of a cross-border civilian exchange since January 2016. Analysts say the latest test appeared to be aimed at keeping up pressures on Moon to wrest concessions. They landed in waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan, where USA aircraft carriers USS Carl Vinson and USS Ronald Reagan participated in joint exercises with the South Korean navy that ended earlier ...

Global Trump Will Tap Christopher Wray To Be The FBI's New Director
Author: 0 Trump Will Tap Christopher Wray To Be The FBI's New Director

President Trump has announced he will nominate former Justice Department official Christopher Wray as his pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation director. U.S. Senator Mark Warner , the top Democrat on the intelligence committee, said in a series of television interviews that Wray's nomination seemed timed to distract from the hearings.

Author: 0 Al Franken: I Don't Think Trump Ordered Comey to Quash Russia Probe

Putin again denied any Russian involvement in the US presidential election and any knowledge of Russian contacts with the Trump campaign. "Well, this is just another load of nonsense", Putin said. In fact, he testified in early May that he had not been pressured at all for political purposes to end any investigation, which strongly suggests that Trump's questions about Flynn were just clumsy attempts to help out a friend - as Comey also apparently thought at the time .

Global President Donald Trump taps seasoned law enforcement attorney to head Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 President Donald Trump taps seasoned law enforcement attorney to head Federal Bureau of Investigation

Trump said on Twitter Wednesday that he will be nominating Christopher Wray , calling him "a man of impeccable credentials". Mr. Wray, a former assistant attorney general overseeing the criminal division under President George W. Christie was never charged with any wrongdoing. That probe is now being overseen by a special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller. Lubet said he did not think Wray's conflicts would present an "unsolvable" problem if he becomes Federal Bureau of ...

Author: 0 Candidates face off in Ga. congressional debate

She added that she instead wants "an economy that is robust with low taxes and regulation". When it was Handel's turn, she began by stating that the issue was a defining one, a "fundamental difference", between liberals and conservatives.

Author: 0 London Bridge attackers named

A spokesman for Khan had noted in response to an earlier Trump tweet that Khan's comment referred to the increased police presence on London's streets. She said: "MI5 and the police have already said they would be reviewing how they dealt with Manchester and I would expect them to do exactly the same in relation to London Bridge".

Global Trump to nominate former Assistant AG Christopher Wray as FBI head
Author: 0 Trump to nominate former Assistant AG Christopher Wray as FBI head

Wray had been nominated until President Donald Trump tweeted about it Wednesday morning. A former assistant attorney-general who oversaw the criminal division under then President George W. Trump, in a statement later Wednesday, called Wray "an impeccably qualified individual". Wray will also be partnered with Attorney General Jeff Sessions in carrying out Trump's call for a crackdown on violent crime and immigration, and taking a hard line against people who leak ...

Global Christopher Wray Is Trump's Nominee To Be The New FBI Director
Author: 0 Christopher Wray Is Trump's Nominee To Be The New FBI Director

Trump's announcement comes the day before Comey is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Moscow's alleged interference and any potential ties to Trump's campaign or associates. He also served as a personal attorney to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie during the fallout from the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case.

Author: 0 A most Trumpian response to London's terror attack

One of the three attackers who killed seven people near London Bridge was previously investigated by British security services but had not been viewed as a serious threat, British police said . Because there have been calls made by a lot of very responsible people on this, who are very anxious that she was at the Home Office for all this time, presided over these cuts in police numbers and now is saying that we have a problem.

Global Iran's Rouhani calls for global unity after Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani calls for global unity after Tehran attacks

President Hassan Rouhani said that the attacks in Tehran would make Iran more determined towards fighting regional terror. Gunmen and suicide bombers, acting nearly simultaneously, attacked Iran's parliament and a shrine to revolutionary leader Ayatollah Khomeini.

Global Trump to nominate former Justice official to head FBI
Author: 0 Trump to nominate former Justice official to head FBI

Comey is expected to describe his encounters with Trump when he testifies before the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday. Now a litigation partner at King & Spalding law firm, Wray is perhaps best known today as the lawyer who defended New Jersey Republican Gov.

Global Intel chiefs grilled in Senate one day before Comey testifies
Author: 0 Intel chiefs grilled in Senate one day before Comey testifies

Trump's request to Comey was a day after Flynn had resigned. "I didn't move, speak or change my facial expression any way during the awkward silence that followed, " Comey said of the exchange. Congressional sources told The New York Times that in the days before his firing, Comey made a request to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for prosecutors and other personnel for the Russian Federation investigation.

Global Congress provoking violence in MP: BJP
Author: 0 Congress provoking violence in MP: BJP

A round-the-clock curfew was in force on Wednesday (June 7) in a central Indian district where five farmers were killed in clashes with police during protests to demand loan waivers and higher prices for their crops. The Congress still can not stand the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is the state. "I am trying to understand the situation", he said.

Global Japan, US agree joint drill will boost deterrence
Author: 0 Japan, US agree joint drill will boost deterrence

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday . In remarks at an global security conference in Singapore, Mattis says the Trump administration is encouraged by China's renewed commitment to ridding North Korea of nuclear weapons. Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, speaking at the Singapore forum, said Tokyo backed the United States using any option to deal with North Korea, including military strikes, and was seeking a deeper alliance with Washington.

Global Putin: No Proof of Assad Government's Use of Chemical Weapons
Author: 0 Putin: No Proof of Assad Government's Use of Chemical Weapons

He said he saw nothing wrong with Moscow agreeing to meet foreign politicians who sought good relations with Russian Federation. Fresh from a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels and a G7 summit in Sicily, Mr Macron promised "demanding dialogue" with Mr Putin, who was in France to celebrate 300 years of Franco-Russian diplomacy and an exhibition of Tsar Peter the Great.

Global London attack: Fears South Australian woman killed
Author: 0 London attack: Fears South Australian woman killed

British police ran a security check on Youssef Zaghba - the third London attacker - in January when he passed through London's Stansted Airport, according to two Italian security officials, raising questions about the assertion made by British authorities that he was not a "subject of interest" to United Kingdom security services.

Author: 0 Farmers Protest Using Whatsapp, 5 Shot Dead in Madhya Pradesh

In view of the volatile situation, the Centre had rushed 1,100 personnel of RAF to the violence-hit state where the farmers have been agitating for loan waiver and better crop prices. Speaking to ANI, the Chief Minister asserted that his government stands with farmers and assured that various demands have been fulfilled in the past.

Author: 0 Police face questions on what they knew of London attackers

Dozens were injured, 18 of them critically, in the attack that started on the London Bridge , when three attackers swerved the vehicle into pedestrians then, armed with knives, rampaged through Borough Market, slashing and stabbing anyone they could find.

Author: 0 London Bridge Attack: The Toll of Terror

The mother of one of the Australian victims, Candice Hedge , told CNN that she had spoken to her daughter in the hospital via Skype and had seen her give the thumbs up. She claimed that the Labour Party had opposed extra spending on the police and their party leader Jeremy Corbyn had opposed giving new powers to the police.

Author: 0 German minister accuses Trump of stirring Gulf conflict

Denmark's Maersk, the world's biggest container shipping line, said on Tuesday it was unable to transport goods in or out of Qatar because it could not take them through the United Arab Emirates port of Jebel Ali. Qatar denies the accusations. Kuwait's emir has also been seeking to mediate, meeting Saudi's king on Tuesday. Franklin Templeton's Dino Kronfol weighs in on the fallout from the rift between Qatar and four Arab nations.

Author: 0 British police name third London attacker

Italian news reports said authorities sequestered Zaghba's cell phone and passport when he was stopped at the airport, but that he successfully got them back after a court determined there wasn't enough evidence to accuse him of any terrorism-related crime.

Author: 0 UAE Criminalizes Sympathy Towards Qatar, Imposing Up to 15 Years Jail Penalty

But the experts said that message threatened to be sabotaged by Trump's tweets. Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain said on Monday they would sever all ties with Qatar , accusing it of supporting terrorism. A connecting Qatar Airways flight then transported the passengers from Muscat onwards to Doha . Qatar hosts America's biggest Middle East air base, the nerve centre for the air campaigns in Syria and Iraq against the Islamic State group.

Global President names nominee to lead FBI
Author: 0 President names nominee to lead FBI

Wray served in that position for two years, joining Bush's Corporate Fraud Task Force and overseeing the Enron Task Force . Comey had been leading an FBI investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign when he was sacked.

Author: 0 World US treads fine line between Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Saudi Arabia accused its fellow GCC member of supporting a range of violent groups, from proxies of Shiite Muslim Iran to the Sunni militants of ISIS. The president's sharp critique of Qatar pulled the USA directly into a conflict that American diplomats had wanted the bickering parties to resolve among themselves.

Global 1 dead in twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine
Author: 0 1 dead in twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine

Islamic State has lambasted "heretic" Shi'ite Iran for helping the Syrian and Iraqi governments to fight it. Islamic State claimed responsibility and released a video purporting to show gunmen inside the parliament. The last major attack in Iran was in 2010 when a Sunni extremist group carried out a suicide attack against a mosque in Sistan-Baluchistan killing 39 people.

Author: 0 Gulf states await Qatar response

The crisis has implications for the U.S.; Qatar hosts almost 11,000 American military personnel at an air base. Foreigners residing in Qatar in possession of a Qatari residence visa would also not be eligible for visas on arrival in the UAE, an Etihad spokesman said in an email.

Author: 0 Auto bomb outside ice cream shop kills 13 during Ramadan in Baghdad

Daesh claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack. According to officials, a crowd of people had broken their fast after sundown during Ramadan when the attacker struck. The bomb hit the central Karadah district. In Mosul, Iraqi forces are steadily closing in on remaining pockets of territory held by IS, but unlike past urban battles against them in Iraq, the militants still hunkered down in the city are mounting a stiff resistance, and the more the battle stretches out, the greater the ...

Author: 0 Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

Angus King repeatedly asked Rogers and Coats what was the legal basis for their refusal to answer questions. Coats says he is not sure he has a legal basis for refusing. President Donald Trump's national security team will appear before a Senate panel Wednesday to discuss gathering intelligence on foreign agents and will likely be asked about Russia's election meddling and whether the president has tried to influence ongoing investigations.

Author: 0 WRAPUP 1-UAE turns screws on Qatar, threatens sympathisers with jail

Efforts to defuse the regional crisis - prompted on Monday when the UAE, Saudi Arabia , Egypt and others severed diplomatic ties with Qatar over alleged support for Islamist groups and Iran - showed no immediate signs of success. Saudi Arabia's own record on fueling radical ideology has long drawn criticism, particularly in the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks. Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies may have felt emboldened by Trump's visit, which saw the new president clearly align ...

Global Ariana Grande Released The Most Beautiful Song To Benefit Manchester Victims
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Released The Most Beautiful Song To Benefit Manchester Victims

Proceeds from Grande's re-release of single One Last Time , which has already shot up the iTunes chart this week, will also go to the fund. On Sunday, heaps of artists headed to Manchester to pay tribute to Manchester, including the likes of Katy Perry , Justin Bieber , Niall Horan , Take That , Robbie Williams , and Miley Cyrus , who performed a duet with Grande .

Global Iran minister calls Trump's condolences for attacks
Author: 0 Iran minister calls Trump's condolences for attacks "repugnant"

During Trump's Riyadh visit Iran was stung by criticism directed its way from a meeting in an autocracy that does not allow its people to choose their leaders. "We will remain, God willing", according to The Associated Press. The Arab minorities who mainly live in Iran's oil-rich southwestern Khuzestan province, and Sunni Baluchis in poor Sistan-Baluchestan in the country's southeast, say they are deprived of decent living standards and some civil rights.

Global US condemns attacks that killed 12 in Iran
Author: 0 US condemns attacks that killed 12 in Iran

He added that "it has been proven in the past that we avenge all innocent blood spilled in Iran". Germany condemned "in the strongest terms" the twin attacks that killed 12 people. The report said one of the assailants has been killed, another has blown himself up and a third one has been injured. ISIS often claims attacks around the world, even when links to the group can not be confirmed and appear dubious.

Global Trump to nominate former Assistant AG as FBI head
Author: 0 Trump to nominate former Assistant AG as FBI head

Wray served as assistant attorney general in former President George W. Bush's administration from 2003 to 2005. He oversaw the president's corporate fraud task force and oversaw the Enron Task Force . Here's everything you need to know about Wray, who was picked from the range of former prosecutors , politicians and law enforcement officials Trump interviewed.

Global Myanmar military plane with 104 aboard goes missing
Author: 0 Myanmar military plane with 104 aboard goes missing

In an earlier statement, the number of passengers was said to be 90. "Communication was lost suddenly at about 1:35 pm (07:05 GMT) when it reached about 20 miles west of Dawei town". An air force source requesting anonymity confirmed a navy search and rescue ship had found pieces of the plane. The aircraft was bought in March 2016 and had a total of 809 flying hours.

Author: 0 TV personality Piers Morgan apologises to singer Ariana Grande

The single follows Grande's re-release of "One Last Time ", which is also sharing proceeds to those affected by the tragedy. I love you with all my heart, ' she wrote on Instagram along with a picture of the Eiffel Tower . The album's proceeds will purportedly go to a charity benefiting the victims of last month's attack, which killed at least 22 people and wounded nearly 60 more .

Author: 0 'I've been stabbed': Stories from London attack survivors

Australian Sara Zelenak's friends have appealed for help to find her on social media. Sebastien Belanger has not been seen since the attack, his girlfriend Gerda Bennet said on Facebook. Two other Met officers, who were both on duty, received less serious injuries during the rampage. A 55-year-old man was later released without charge.

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