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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn grilled by voters

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn grilled by voters One of the biggest issues with the 2017 general election, which has been working favors for the father of three, is the fact that while May has been willingly absent from public debates and suchlike, Jeremy Corbyn has done his best to make sure his public knows his stance on issues regarding Brexit, immigration and employment, as well as the glaring NHS problem in the country. [Full Article...]

London Bridge Attacker Attempted to Rent Large Truck

London Bridge Attacker Attempted to Rent Large Truck Inspector Cole, 41, had been on reserve duty in central London and had just arrived back at Peckham Police Station. "I knew Kirsty was in the area so I was ringing her phone non-stop". I felt that was as reasonably safe a place as we had at the moment, rather than roaming the streets". If I charged at them, maybe I could take out one or two. [Full Article...]

Mastermind Behind ISIS Attack in Tehran Has Been Killed, Iran Says

Mastermind Behind ISIS Attack in Tehran Has Been Killed, Iran Says Iran said its security forces on Saturday killed the mastermind of the attacks, and arrested seven people suspected of helping the militants. An Iranian journalist claimed on Twitter that a woman arrested by authorities was a mastermind behind the attacks. [Full Article...]

Security guard kills Arab-Israeli protester

Security guard kills Arab-Israeli protester Following the incident, residents attacked and torched the police station and three police cars. Local residents denied police claims that the demonstrators posed a life-threatening danger to the officers, and accused them of being light on the trigger. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May The Conservatives are now trying to strike a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) in a bid to stay in power. "We need someone who can make Britain believe in itself again". Meanwhile, Labour, which had been written off by critics as all but unelectable, surged to 261 seats, up 29 from its tally in the 2015 election. Bookmakers SkyBet have already slashed the odds of the former Mayor... [Full Article...]

Merkel says European Union ready to start Brexit negotiations

On this front, Germany has been cooperating with the Attorney General's Office (PGR) and victim associations, Merkel said as she started her less than a day's visit on Friday evening to the Latin American country, the second since 2008. "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", he tweeted. "Her wish and will was not really too ... [Full Article...]

UK Police Reveal Names of London Attackers, Say One Investigated Before

UK Police Reveal Names of London Attackers, Say One Investigated Before His mother said her son used to show her videos of Syria and wanted to go "because it was a place where you could live according to a pure Islam". The political tempo picked up again Monday with May saying opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is unfit to handle security and Brexit. [Full Article...]

Theresa May completing Cabinet after election disappointment leaves PM weaker

Theresa May completing Cabinet after election disappointment leaves PM weaker She raised concerns with British Prime Minister Theresa May over the DUP's controversial stance on gay rights. Theresa May British Prime Minister Theresa May was expected to name the rest of her cabinet on Saturday after a crushing election setback, just days before Brexit talks begin. [Full Article...]

The Six-Day War that changed Palestinian history

The idea is that the threat of an increasingly assertive Iran will bring Israel and influential Gulf Arab states together, creating a chance of resolving the Israeli-Palestinian issue . On other fronts it conquered the Golan Heights from Syria, and Sinai and the Gaza Strip from Egypt. After fifty years, the disastrous Pyrrhic repercussions of this military victory are intensifying as the occ... [Full Article...]

Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself

Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself Conrad Roy's then-13-year-old sister testified that she received a text on the day of his death from Carter that read , "Find him yet?" Opening statements are expected Tuesday in the case of a Plainville woman accused of encouraging her boyfriend to commit suicide. [Full Article...]

Arab states in row with Qatar laud Trump's supportive stance

India on Saturday asked Saudi Arabia and Qatar to resolve differences through dialogue, even as it stressed that all countries must work together to fight worldwide terrorism . Cavusoglu also said no country in the Gulf region should regard the deal concerning Turkey's setting up a base in Qatar as against itself. The Qatari Embassy in Washington did not respond to a request for comment. [Full Article...]

Amsterdam train station incident 'not terrorism-related', police say

Amsterdam train station incident 'not terrorism-related', police say Two were admitted to hospital, the Dutch news agency ANP reported. The driver is still under arrest. "The suspect has been interviewed, and it appears not to have been intentional". The van's three occupants then jumped out with large knives and attacked people at bars and restaurants in nearby Borough Market, police said. According to Dutch police the motorist was parked in an illegal spot ne... [Full Article...]

Iran's Police fully ready to confront terror attacks powerfully: Top commander

Iran's Police fully ready to confront terror attacks powerfully: Top commander ISIS had accepted responsibility for attacks. The bodies of the victims - in coffins draped in national flags and covered with flowers - were then taken for a religious funeral procession near Revolution Square in central Tehran , where Friday Prayers take place. [Full Article...]

European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks Elmar Brok, a prominent German conservative member of the EU parliament , said Europeans would be disappointed May had failed to gain the majority that could have helped her override her party hardliners: "Now no prime minister will have that room for manoeuvre", he said. [Full Article...]

Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Twitter hurting cause

Not content with politicizing a terrorist attack against one of America's closest allies, the tweeter-in-chief is now making life hard for the lawyers who may have to defend his revised executive order on immigration before the Supreme Court . [Full Article...]

Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel The Chancellor is on a two-day visit to Mexico to discuss trade and human rights with President Enrique Pena Nieto. He said on Twitter: "Brexit negotiations should start when United Kingdom is ready; timetable and European Union positions are clear". [Full Article...]

Trump's fight with London mayor perplexes his critics

President Donald Trump initially criticized Khan hours after the London Bridge attack and asserted that the mayor was downplaying the severity of the attack and its ramifications in the grand scheme of the battle against ISIS. Politicians have urged Prime Minister Theresa May to withdraw Trump's invitation over his criticism of Khan. "We have worked with Sadiq Khan in responding to thi... [Full Article...]

House passes Dodd-Frank roll-back

Maxine Waters, D-CA, the ranking member of the Financial Services Committee, said on the House floor. Still, it is a critical part of the Trump administration's multifront effort to ease banking industry regulations and could set the terms of a potentially explosive debate on whether, almost a decade after the recession, the banking industry is laboring under too many constraints. [Full Article...]

How global newspapers reacted to the General Election hung parliament

The snap election , which Theresa May hoped would bolster her bargaining position in inchoate Brexit talks , surprised in many ways. The probability of a clean divorce from the European Union , a so-called " hard Brexit ", can play out in different ways. [Full Article...]

UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco Downing Street said the Northern Ireland party had given an "outline agreement" approval in principle, throwing a lifeline to the Tories, but the DUP responded by saying talks were "ongoing". Downing Street and the DUP issued separate statements overnight, emphasising that the deal between them had not yet been finalised. Mrs May was working on a Cabinet reshuffle, expected to be limited in exte... [Full Article...]


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