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With the latest arrests, the number of people detained since June 7 in relation to the attacks in the capital or extremist cells has passed 50. "Six people who were certainly connected to Wednesday's terrorist attacks in Tehran were identified and arrested", Aliakbar Garousi, head of the justice department in Kordestan province in western Iran was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency.
  • Police Arrest Six Men Across London in Counter-Terror Raids

    Police Arrest Six Men Across London in Counter-Terror Raids

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    Armed officers killed all three within eight minutes of receiving a 999 call. "Detectives investigating the terrorist attack in London Bridge on Saturday, 3 June, can confirm the number of people that were killed as a result of the attack is now eight", a spokesman said.
  • United Kingdom leader reaches deal with party in N. Ireland

    United Kingdom leader reaches deal with party in N. Ireland

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    Labour gained 30 seats in the general election to take its total to 262 seats, but the Conservatives remain the largest party in Parliament with 318 seats. Agreeing a position with the DUP is going to be "very hard for May", argues Bronwen Maddox, the director of the Institute for Government, a think tank.
  • 'Anthem' Trailer, EA Play 2017: BioWare's Project Dylan revealed

    'Anthem' Trailer, EA Play 2017: BioWare's Project Dylan revealed

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    In Anthem ™, a new game from EA's BioWare studio, explore a landscape of primeval beauty, confront the dangers you find, and grow in power with every step. Microsoft's next iteration of gaming consoles which were earlier called as Project Scorpio are officially announced yesterday at E3 2017 as the Xbox One X .
  • Confusion as Downing St says no deal has been reached with DUP

    Confusion as Downing St says no deal has been reached with DUP

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    He stressed he did not share their ultra-conservative views on issues such as abortion and homosexuality, which have caused disquiet among many Conservatives. "He also noted the absence of any nationalist voice in Westminster following the election". The Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election - a vote May called in a bid to strengthen her mandate ahead of exit talks with the EU.
  • Google Daydream View VR headset launched in India, priced at Rs 6499

    Google Daydream View VR headset launched in India, priced at Rs 6499

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    The Daydream headset is virtually lighter than the Gear VR at 220 grams. A big part of what makes it special is the controller. Just like other VR headsets available in the market, the Daydream headset comes with a face mask (which can be replaced) held in a velcro, in which the supported smartphone should be placed.
  • Xbox One X release date announced: Pre-order information

    Xbox One X release date announced: Pre-order information

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    With 4K gaming playback, matched by HDR video quality and Premium Dolby Atmos, Xbox One X is not just a gaming machine but a full entertainment experience. Spatial surround sound, will meanwhile, help in giving 7.1 setups a boost (it will also be unlockable in the Xbox One). It will also get a console exclusive on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds.
  • 3 petitions challenge Martial Law declaration before SC

    3 petitions challenge Martial Law declaration before SC

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    Two more petitions were filed on Friday (June 9) at the SC, asking it to throw out Proclamation No. 216 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on May 23, after hundreds of extremists led by the Maute Group laid siege to Marawi City. Laurel in 1944, Marcos in 1972, and Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, now Pampanga Congresswoman, in 2009. The first petition was filed by Liberal Party Reps.
  • 'Chilling' DUP deal raises prospect of change to United Kingdom abortion law

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    The DUP's social conservatism - it is opposed to same-sex marriage and abortion - has also alarmed some in May's party, particularly Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson , who is gay. "We were waiting for the election in Britain, but in the next few days these talks will begin". In throwing away her majority on an early election, May has lost control of the Conservative Party, Parliament, her policy manifesto and Brexit.
  • Sen. Feinstein calls for investigation of matters related to obstruction of justice

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    I don't quite understand how you can be done with that but not done with the whole investigation of their attempt to affect the outcome our election ", McCain said. A few takeaways from Comey's appearance before the Senate intelligence committee: THE OBSTRUCTION QUESTION A central - and unresolved - question from the hearing revolves around whether President Donald Trump was trying to derail the Russian Federation investigation by pressuring, and ultimately firing, the man in charge.
  • Syrian activists: At least 7 killed in Raqqa airstrike

    Syrian activists: At least 7 killed in Raqqa airstrike

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    The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance of fighters primarily has made gains into parts of western Raqqa continuing into Monday morning, while issuing an ultimatum to remaining ISIS militants garrisoned at an old army base to surrender or "fight to the end".
  • Sky sources: Downing Street made statement on DUP deal in error

    Sky sources: Downing Street made statement on DUP deal in error

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    According to media accounts, internal pressure on May led to the resignation on Saturday of the Prime Minister's two co-chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who have been blamed for their role in designing the Conservatives' campaign and the parliamentary setback.
  • DeWit: Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch big loser of Comey hearing

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    That gave me a queasy feeling". Lynch, a nominee of President Barack Obama , caught flak previous year for a meeting she had with former POTUS Bill Clinton . "That is a very big deal". She said Sunday that the judiciary panel was more appropriately suited to get involved "on the technical, legal aspects of obstruction of justice", and that those matters shouldn't be lost amid the intelligence committee's Russian Federation probe.
  • Israel's Netanyahu calls for UN Palestinian refugee agency to be shut down

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    Netanyahu's call came after UNRWA said last week it found a Hamas terror tunnel under two of its schools in the Gaza Strip. Referring to a meeting he held in Jerusalem on Wednesday with Nikki Haley , the U.S. The organization strongly objected against the tunnel running under its grounds and chastised the militants for putting students and staff at risk.
  • Record low turnout among voters in French parliamentary election

    Record low turnout among voters in French parliamentary election

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    Projections show La Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move) and its MoDem ally set to win up to 445 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly. A parliamentary majority would give Mr. Meanwhile, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has congratulated Macron over the "great success" of his party after projections showed his win. The election's biggest loser, however, was the Socialist Party of Macron's predecessor as president, Francois Hollande.
  • Israel PM wants UN's Palestinian refugee agency closed

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    The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was established in 1949 to work specifically with 5 million Palestinian refugees in the Middle East, providing basic services in refugee camps. The UNRWA "condemns the existence of such tunnels in the strongest possible terms". PA officials declared last week that they were exhausted of sharing the blame for Hamas' terror activities, as the humanitarian aid transferred to Gaza - including money to pay ...
  • Superior Energy Services (SPN) Ended after Declining -1.98%

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    They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 47.9%. The business is expected to issue its next earnings results on Monday, July 24th. On average, analysts forecast that Superior Energy Services, Inc. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 530,657 shares of the company's stock, valued at $6,505,854.82. Corporate insiders own 2.91% of the company's stock.
  • Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

    Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

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    Sessions will testify to the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday. Sessions said in a letter on Saturday that he will appear before the committee to address matters that Comey brought up last week in testimony to the same panel. A Justice Department official told the Washington Postthe hearing is likely to be closed to the public. "I believe the James Comey leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible".
  • UK prime minister insists she is staying put

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    Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, the prime minister's divisive chiefs of staff, resigned Saturday after what one commentator described as the worst Conservative campaign since the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th century. Joining forces with the hardline Protestant party also threatens London's neutrality in Northern Ireland, which is key to the delicate balance of power in a province once plagued by violence.
  • Puerto Rico votes overwhelmingly for statehood

    Puerto Rico votes overwhelmingly for statehood

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    Even some attendees were taken aback. "I voted for statehood", Armando Abreu, a 74-year-old retiree, said after voting at the Escuela Gabriela Mistral. The bubble ultimately popped and, unable to repay creditors, Puerto Rico declared bankruptcy in early May - the largest ever by a local USA government.
  • United Kingdom ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

    United Kingdom ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

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    Several newspapers said Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was being urged by supporters to launch a leadership challenge, but he dismissed the reports as "tripe" in a tweet saying he was backing May. Still, May's status remains shaky, at best, after the Conservatives' principal rival, the Labour Party, pulled off a dramatically positive showing at the ballot box Thursday.
  • Over $200k in NZ aid goes to North Korea

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    North Korea could carry out a missile test every 2.1 weeks if the communist regime continues with such banned launches at the same pace it has done so far this year, a USA expert said. "The worldwide community should be prepared to more quickly respond to the advancing pace of North Korea's missile tests by preparing a menu of tightening multilateral sanctions options that have been informally agreed to in advance", he said.
  • This Author Was Forced to Eat His Words, Literally

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    Theresa May made the stupidest decision of her political career, called elections, led a disastrous campaign, and Labor got 40.3% of the votes on June 9. "Two percentage points makes a big difference". The academic later tweeted a picture of him eating with the caption: "Don't ever say I am not a man of my word".
  • Puerto Rico votes on possible statehood

    Puerto Rico votes on possible statehood

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    Pro-independence supporters protest against Puerto Rico becoming the 51st state. Some Puerto Ricans blame the current recession on the US government, partly because of the elimination of tax credits that many say led to the collapse of the island's manufacturing sector.
  • Carlos Vela empata para México ante Estados Unidos — EN VIVO

    Carlos Vela empata para México ante Estados Unidos — EN VIVO

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    El estratega reconoció que será un duelo complicado en el estadio Azteca y aceptó que deberán tener cuidado con el mediocampista Christian Pulisic , joven revelación estadunidense. México no lo conseguirá oficialmente aunque consiga un triunfo ante Estados Unidos , pero podría lograrlo sin depender de nadie en la séptima fecha cuando reciba a Panamá.
  • Waited for results, now it's Brexit time: Merkel

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    With talks due to start in Brussels in ten days time, Mr Tusk said it was their "urgent task" to get on with the negotiations in "the best possible spirit". "Let's put our minds together on striking a deal". On the one hand, a weakened Conservative prime minister might not have the power to resist calls from some within the party who want that clean break, even if that means losing privileged access to the European Union single market.
  • South Korea President Moon asks lawmakers for swift approval of extra budget

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    The official said the association positively regards the president's pledge to exert best efforts to generate jobs and his call for parliamentary cooperation on the matter. The National Assembly will continue discussing whether to adopt confirmation hearing reports for President Moon Jae-in's picks for top government posts.
  • UK Election Fallout: Two of May's Top Aides Resign

    UK Election Fallout: Two of May's Top Aides Resign

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    The DUP , whose 10 seats in the new parliament give May just enough support to pass legislation, agreed in principle to a " confidence and supply " arrangement, Downing Street said. "Spoke with Prime Minister May - indicated my concern that nothing should happen to put Good Friday agreement at risk, and [the] absence of nationalist voice in Westminster", said the Taoiseach.
  • Governor Mead Responds To Paris Climate Agreement

    Governor Mead Responds To Paris Climate Agreement

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    Combating global warming is necessary. Hawaii is one of 10 states thus far to announce they will adhere to the Paris agreement despite Trump backing out of the deal negotiated by his predecessor Barack Obama and leaders from more than 190 countries.
  • Talks on United Kingdom minority govt 'positive'

    Talks on United Kingdom minority govt 'positive'

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    May's Conservatives failed to secure an absolute majority in a parliamentary election on Thursday and need the DUP's 10 seats to be sure of being able to form a government. In other developments, US President Donald Trump's planned state visit has been postponed after he told May that he did not want to come if there were likely to be large-scale protests, the Guardian reported yesterday.
  • Hard Brexit not backed by most MPs, remain campaigners say

    Hard Brexit not backed by most MPs, remain campaigners say

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    A DExEU spokesman said: "We have been clear that we want to make a start on negotiations and we continue to engage with official counterparts in the European Union and Brussels ahead of the talks commencing". At the same time, pro-Europe Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said she wanted to be involved in "looking again" at Britain's aims for Brexit.
  • 'Positive talks' between Conservatives and DUP over power deal

    'Positive talks' between Conservatives and DUP over power deal

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    However, former Conservative party leaders warned against any immediate change, with Iain Duncan Smith saying leadership contest would be a "catastrophe". Johnson dismissed the reports as "tripe", tweeting late on Saturday that he was backing May. But there were early signs that without a parliamentary majority, a weakened May could not count on all of her party's lawmakers to support her approach.
  • Macron, cerca de triunfo legislativo

    Macron, cerca de triunfo legislativo

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    Hasta ahora, contaba con casi 300 diputados. El actual líder de los socialistas, Jean-Christophe Cambadelis, quedó eliminado en su circunscripción parisina, convertido en el retrato de un partido hundido que se plantea su refundación. La extorera Marie Sara, candidata sin experiencia electoral del partido de Macron, disputará por ejemplo un reñido balotaje en Gard (sur) contra el candidato del Frente Nacional , Gilbert Collard, figura importante del partido de extrema derecha y uno de sus dos ...
  • Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

    Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

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    Sessions announced his intention to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Saturday in letters to the chairman of House and Senate appropriations subcommittees, where he had been scheduled to testify Tuesday. However, when asked directly if he believed President Trump had colluded with Russia, Mr Comey declined to respond "in an open hearing". Sessions has been dogged by questions about possible additional encounters with the ambassador, Sergey Kislyak .
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    He said Trump reached out to him again after the inauguration but he refused to call back, shortly before he was sacked. Both men, though, said they never "felt pressured" to do so. The president said Friday that he would discuss the existence of tapes in the "very near future", but predicted that reporters would be "disappointed".
  • Temer: Tribunal Electoral de Brasil absuelve a dupla Dilma

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    Fachin dio 10 días a la Policía para concluir las investigaciones sobre Temer alegando que una de las personas indagadas en el trama de corruptelas se encuentra presa. En medio de una gran expectativa, en los cuatro días que duró el proceso ante el TSE, el juez relator de la causa, Herman Benjamin , argumentó que durante años la fórmula Rousseff-Temer había recibido cuantiosos recursos ilegales, no contabilizados, de varias empresas -Odebrecht, OAS, Andrade Gutierrez, Camargo Correa, ...
  • Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $447.8 Million Sold In Riverside County

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    Two tickets with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number, were also sold elsewhere in the country, and are worth more than $322,000 each. Menifee is a city of 89,000 people southeast of Los Angeles. There was one jackpot winning Powerball ticket sold in California in Saturday's $447.8 million grand prize drawing, the lottery game said on its website .
  • Zavala pide a Anaya no ser 'juez y parte'

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    Se dan discusiones y no reparto de botín, dijo, pero siempre bajo el respeto a las personas. "Lo que hice fue cuidar al partido, pero es importante que nos hablemos claro". Margarita Zavala , líder de la plataforma Yo con México visitó ya las ciudades de Querétaro, Guanajuato, San Luis Potosí y Guadalajara y de aquí viajó a Tepic, Nayarit.
  • Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian refugee agency

    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian refugee agency

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    Speaking during a cabinet meeting on Sunday, Netanyahu said he told U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley during a meeting last week "that the time has come for the United Nations to reconsider the continued existence on UNRWA". "The construction and presence of tunnels under UN premises are incompatible with the respect of privileges and immunities owed to the United Nations under applicable global law, which provides that UN premises shall be inviolable".
  • United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned

    United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned

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    It was unlikely that talks were continuing as the DUP does not work or negotiate on Sundays for religious reasons, but officials from both sides are due to meet on Monday. They were replaced by Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister who lost his seat in the election. "I don't think throwing us into a leadership battle at this moment in time, when we are about to launch into these hard negotiations, would be in the best interests of the country", Evans said.
  • MP farmers' unrest: Chouhan calls off fast

    MP farmers' unrest: Chouhan calls off fast

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    The occasion turned a show of unity in BJP with senior party leaders, both loyalists and dissidents, seen congratulating him for breaking his 28-hour-long fast, even as state women and child development minister Maya Singh offered a glass of coconut water to Mr Chouhan's wife to end her fast.