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UK police name third attacker as new search gets underway

UK police name third attacker as new search gets underway

The third man suspected of carrying out Saturday's deadly attack in central London was an Italian-Morrocan who was arrested previous year on suspicion of trying to reach Syria . A friend told the BBC Asian Network he had reported him to the anti-terror hotline after he began expressing increasingly radical views and justifying terror attacks, but the friend said he was never arrested. Read More

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One dead, others injured in Atlanta crash

Smith said at least 10 people were hurt, including two critically. At least one person died and almost two dozen others were injured in a crash involving a church bus and a auto in south Fulton County in Atlanta , Georgia. The church said it was carrying adults and high school students in grades 11 and 12. "I got a hold of my son about two minutes after the accident and he was just rather shook-couldn't get much information but him and his mama was fine", Vandiver said. Read More

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People, groups with Qatar links labelled terrorists

A senior Emirati official told AFP this week's decision was not aimed at a change of regime in Qatar but to pressure the country to reshape its policy. He said Qatar, as an independent nation, also had the right to support groups like the Muslim Brotherhood, despite the fact that its neighbors outlawed the Sunni Islamist organization. Read More

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Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Cleveland police previously confirmed to News 5 that they did not review Officer Timothy Loehmann's personnel file with Independence police before hiring him. Two months later in March 2017, the emergency dispatcher who informed both the officers about Tamir Rice was suspended for eight days from work. Those charges were brought after a special committee was created by the department to investigate Tamir's shooting . Read More

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Obama says Paris climate agreement still has a chance

He wrote that they were discussing how to "get young leaders to take action in their communities", but we like to imagine they were actually swapping fashion tips and advice on how to deal with Donald Trump . After waving to the excited group outside, Obama and Trudeau shared a bro hug before the former president entered an SUV and went on his way, perhaps to give Biden a phone call and chat about ice cream. Read More

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Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election

Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election

May praised her performance when she stood in for the prime minister at a televised election debate on Wednesday against all the leaders of Britain's other main parties, after May herself declined to attend. After being asked about nuclear weapons by an audience member he was probed by David Dimbleby if he would deploy nuclear weapons. Asked if he would use nuclear weapons in a preemptive capacity, Corbyn insisted that he would not push the red button first and would instead push for a ... Read More

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MANILA: Police identify lone gunman who killed 36 people in Casino attack

MANILA: Police identify lone gunman who killed 36 people in Casino attack

The alleged attacker also worked for the Filipino Department of Finance as a tax specialist until 2014, when he was sacked for failing to truthfully declare his assets and liabilities. The Islamic State earlier claimed responsibility for the incident. Albayalde said the security footage also indicated a clear motive. He forced his way into Room 510, where minutes later, police and hotel security found him inside the room, underneath covers he had set on fire, with the tip of his M4 rifle ... Read More

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Nomura admits part in Goldman Venezuelan bond deal

Nomura admits part in Goldman Venezuelan bond deal

Venezuelan security forces used water cannons and teargas to disperse tens of thousands of opposition protesters heading toward the foreign ministry on Wednesday as the Organization of American States held another meeting on the crisis. Shares of the company dropped 2 percent to $218.42 at 4 p.m., the biggest decline in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. It's not the only Wall Street bank facing criticism over a Venezuela investment. Read More

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Goldman Sachs Accused Of Tossing 'Financial Lifeline' To Venezuelan Dictator

Goldman Sachs Accused Of Tossing 'Financial Lifeline' To Venezuelan Dictator

Venezuela's opposition-controlled legislature voted later in the day to ask the U.S. Congress to investigate the sale. The New York-based investment bank is reported to have bought the bonds at a heavily discounted rate. Another opposition leader, Henrique Capriles, alleged that he and his entourage were "ambushed" and beaten by the Venezuelan National Guard at a protest in the capital, Caracas . Read More

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London Bridge incident is 'potential act of terrorism', says Theresa May

In the incident at Borough Market , a nearby area that houses many food stalls and pubs and is popular with tourists, Metropolitan police said armed officers had been sent to the area after reports of stabbings at a restaurant. London Bridge and the area around it has been closed due to a "major police incident", TFL said. Police told people in the area to "run as fast as you can". Read More

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Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add US jobs

Supporters of the Paris Accord in his inner circle - daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump, son-in-law and most-trusted adviser Kushner and secretary of state Rex Tillersen - had not given up and were expected to press him till the end. Meanwhile on Thursday, the Kremlin also came out in support of the Paris climate deal , saying it would be less effective without major participants. Read More

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Amber is ambushed on TV

The set-piece event, which took place in Cambridge, featured Labour's Jeremy Corbyn , Lib Dem leader Tim Farron , UKIP's Paul Nuttall, SNP deputy leader Angus Robertson , Green co-leader Caroline Lucas and Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood. "It's even worse this time", he said, the right-wing tabloid reports. Calling for a "massive investment in renewables and energy efficiency" to replace the fossil fuels which she said needed to "stay in the ground", Lucas said: " Amber Rudd of course was ... Read More

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Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

After his surprise victory, Mr Trump insisted that he and Ivanka Trump take up jobs within the West Wing of the White House. That this allegation is being seized on to escalate the campaign against Trump highlights the fact that the political conflict centers on issues of United States imperialist foreign policy-in particular, the efforts, led by the Democrats, to whip up an anti-Russian frenzy so as to justify an escalation of the war in Syria and a possible military conflict with ... Read More

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Trump's Fake Twitter Following Climbs, Sparking Fears of a Bot War

Still, Trump's peculiar Twitter following in the last month has stoked speculation about the veracity of his Twitter followers. Watch Maxine Waters go off on constituent: Impeach me? Settler down everyone. If the number of followers on Twitter is any yardstick for measuring someone's popularity, it may be an extremely flawed measure, according to data thrown up by a website that claims to check how many of those followers are real. Read More

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White House communications director stepping down

Trump has been spending a great deal of time on the issue, he said, including discussing it Tuesday morning with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, and will make an announcement "shortly". Monday Mr. Trump's first campaign manager Corey Lewandowsky and deputy campaign manager Dave Bossie were at the white house for meetings. The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee also said he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin poses a bigger threat to ... Read More

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Germany detains Syrian teen allegedly planning Berlin attack

Germany detains Syrian teen allegedly planning Berlin attack

Today's arrest in Brandenburg will no doubt get the attention of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as the suspect was arrested in her homeland of Uckermark, just northeast of Berlin. German security officials have repeatedly warned that the country is in the sights of global terrorist groups. Memories are still fresh in Germany of the Berlin Christmas market attack last December, in which 12 people were killed by a failed asylum seeker who had pledged allegiance to Islamic State. Read More

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Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat

Moses was dismissed after receiving a second yellow card for simulation in the penalty area in the 68th minute at Wembley, and Chelsea captain John Terry said after the match that the players were trying to raise his spirits. "As players it's our job to deal with adversity and the manager's future, players' futures and shrug them off", said Oxlade-Chamberlain. I don't think I could have done much more this season, it is the coach's decision and you have to respect that. Read More

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Trump says North Korea problem 'will be solved'

Trump says North Korea problem 'will be solved'

Bishop said the "loud and clear" message from Haley was that "when the United States said all options are on the table, they mean it, they are not kidding", pointing to the U.S. Abe adds, "there is a danger it can spread like a contagious disease". "During the summit I emphasized that cooperation with Russian Federation and China is needed to solve the North Korea crisis". Read More

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