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Author: 0 Man rams police vehicle in Paris; attacker likely killed

Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said that the man is "most probably" dead. It also states the French government has extended the national state of emergency until 15 July 2017. French police were targeted in a terrorist suicide ramming attack in central Paris at approximately 3:40 pm local time Monday afternoon. That incident recalled two other attacks on soldiers providing security at prominent locations around Paris , one at the Louvre museum in February and one at ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'

The US leader thinks he is the victim of a conspiracy aimed at discrediting his leadership and ending his time in the White House , according to the Associated Press. The interviews (with Rogers, Coats and Ledgett) suggest that Mueller sees the question of attempted obstruction of justice as more than just a "he said, he said" dispute between the President and the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director, an official said.

World Media Donald Trump says he is victim of a huge witchhunt
Author: 0 Donald Trump says he is victim of a huge witchhunt

The Post , citing unnamed sources, said the investigation into the president's own conduct began shortly after Trump fired Comey on May 9. Mueller was appointed as special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion by Trump campaign associates with the Russians, but there has been no indication that Mueller told Trump to fire Comey.

World Media Canada Pledges Major Military Spending to Bolster Global Role
Author: 0 Canada Pledges Major Military Spending to Bolster Global Role

Unveiled by Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan in Ottawa on Wednesday, the new defence policy comes after more than a year of consultation across the country, and stiff criticisms from the opposition Conservatives - and American President Donald Trump - that Canada isn't spending enough on defence .

Author: 0 Deal with Sinn Fein 'very much doable', says DUP's Arlene Foster

Speaking in Downing Street alongside Mr Varadka, Mrs May dismissed these concerns as she claimed her government "remains absolutely steadfast" in its commitment to upholding the Good Friday Agreement. Ireland's new prime minister said Monday he is "reassured" about a possible deal between the Conservative Party and Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ).

Author: 0 Iraqi forces launch conclusive assault on Mosul

The local authorities have said, the police had advanced through the Old City from the south in order to recapture the mosque. The EU mission would not take part in the actual combat but would train Iraqi forces, which would help to maintain order after Islamic State is driven out.

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Author: 0 Brexit minister Davis: "No doubt" over Britain leaving EU

BREXIT Secretary David Davis will call for a "deal like no other in history" as he heads to Brussels to launch negotiations for Britain's exit from the European Union today. The EU has set three priority areas: Britain's exit bill, the rights of EU citizens living in Britain, and Northern Ireland. Days after a suggestion from French President Emmanuel Macron that Britain could still choose to remain, Davis said there would be no backtracking from Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to ...

World Media Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.
Author: 0 Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.

As for Scalise, he's still in critical condition, but he's improving. Former congressional staffer Matt Mika was shot multiple times in the chest and arm and " requires assistance to breathe ", according to his family. Hodgkinson's weapons, a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 mm caliber (.30-caliber) rifle, were recovered at the scene, according to a joint statement issued Thursday by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and several state and local law enforcement agencies.

World Media Georgia governor praises Handel in US House race
Author: 0 Georgia governor praises Handel in US House race

Surrounded by a few supporters Monday afternoon Republican congressional candidate Karen Handel criticized her Democratic opponent Jon Ossoff just one day before Tuesday's special election. Ossoff is seeking support from moderate voters with ads focused on the economy and national spending, while Handel is focusing on her experience as Georgia secretary of state.

World Media Parliament's Attack: Iran joins war against ISIS
Author: 0 Parliament's Attack: Iran joins war against ISIS

The Guards' missile strike sends a message that extends beyond the fighting in Syria , said non-resident fellow Amir Handjani at the Atlantic Council research centre. Since the very early moments after Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) fired six missiles on the positions of terrorists in Syria's Deir ez-Zor, Iranian users have been loading social networks with messages praising the IRGC's prompt action.

World Media Iran Launches Missiles Into Eastern Syria, Targets ISIS
Author: 0 Iran Launches Missiles Into Eastern Syria, Targets ISIS

The Zolfaghar missile, unveiled in September 2016, was described at the time as carrying a cluster warhead and being able to strike as far as 700 kilometers (435 miles) away. Some Trump appointees saw Iran's missile strike as an illustration of Tehran's regional ambitions, which they have argued make it an existential enemy, according to the three US officials.

World Media Firefighters keep battling with fire that killed at least 62 in Portugal
Author: 0 Firefighters keep battling with fire that killed at least 62 in Portugal

The death toll was cut from 62 to 61 after a counting error, "but we will certainly find other victims on the ground" in searches from village to village, said Costa. He says, however, the house that he has been building since 2009 in the region is now burned out. After the fire passed, it should still have been bright, but it was dark.

Author: 0 Iraqi forces launch attack on Mosul's Old City

French diplomats say an European Union mission could build up Iraqi counter-terrorism forces, establish functioning justice and interior ministries and give strategic security advice to the Iraqi government, as well as train police. Gen. Abdel Ghani al-Asadi, the head of Iraq's special forces, told state TV he expects the extremists to put up a " vicious and tough fight ". In this stunning video that's going viral, an American aid worker dodges ISIS gunfire while running to rescue a ...

Author: 0 Britain, EU to start historic Brexit talks

Here we near the sublime: Brexit could amount simply to Britain losing its influence in Brussels , giving up its voice - basically, surrendering its sovereignty without benefiting from any shared sovereignty to limit the coming economic disaster.

World Media Trump offers to host summit on Qatar crisis
Author: 0 Trump offers to host summit on Qatar crisis

Trump began a news conference with the visiting president of Romania by saying that the Saudi-led action against Qatar was "hard but necessary". "We aren't ready to discuss an intervention into our sovereignty", he said. The U.S. military has previously insisted that that it would not affect U.S. military operations in the region. Tillerson has been tapped by Mr. Trump to help mediate the crisis.

Author: 0 58 people missing and presumed dead after London tower fire

The images were taken by a police recovery team that has been working with members of the London Fire Brigade and the London Ambulance Service to comb through the remains of the charred building. Khan described the fire as a "preventable accident that didn't need to happen", adding that the "tragedy we're seeing is a effect of the mistakes and neglect from politicians from the council and from the government".

Author: 0 Congress Says No Scope for Consensus on BJP's President Nominee

This is not a consensus decision", she said . The opposition, led by the Congress Party, will reportedly meet on Thursday to decide whether to name a separate candidate or support Kovind. However, he reiterated that his party was all for Opposition unity. Mamata, however, clarified that she was "not for a moment" saying that Kovind is not fit for the post.

Author: 0 Dutch FM condemns "horrible" attack on London Mosque

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said it was not yet clear whether the man who died at the scene was killed because of the attack. A man has been confirmed dead after a van ploughed into a group of people outside a mosque in Finsbury Park last night.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo in focus after Confederations Cup tie

Cristiano Ronaldo fed Ricardo Quaresma through for the opener in Russian Federation, but Javier Hernandez equalised for Mexico before the break. Portugal full-back Cedric Soares' 88th-minute goal seemed to have given the Iberians a win but their Central American opponents made them pay for switching off at a corner when Mexico defender Hector Moreno rose high to head home a dramatic equaliser.

Author: 0 London tower toll rises to 79

An inquiry should be properly resourced so it can get the full truth about the fire as quickly as possible, he said. Some families have lost more than one member, he added. "I believe there may be people who were in Grenfell Tower that people may not know are missing and may not have realised they were in there on the night", he said.

Author: 0 India captain Virat Kohli: Pakistan completely outplayed us in Champions Trophy final

With his bat tucked under his arm, Fakhar begins the long walk back to the pavilion as the Indians celebrate grabbing their first wicket with only four Pakistan runs on the board. - Reuters Sarfraz Ahmed lifts the Champions Trophy as captain. It all left India needing to set a new tournament record for a team batting second to win if they were to retain the title they won in England four years ago.

Author: 0 Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

According to the White House, the council's goal is "to explore how to transform and modernize government information technology". Among those attending included Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, who castigated Trump for his travel ban and the US withdrawal from the Paris climate treaty.

World Media Vehicle collides with pedestrians in Finsbury Park
Author: 0 Vehicle collides with pedestrians in Finsbury Park

The London Ambulance Service said it was responding to the incident. Monday morning the Muslim Welfare House headlined its website with this message: "All of us at Muslim Welfare House sends our thoughts and prayers to the victims and those injured in the major incident at Finsbury Park".

Author: 0 Pakistan deserved to win Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli

The way they turned things around, it was fantastic", Kohli said . "Sometimes you have to sit and say, 'The guy is good enough on the day to tackle anything.' You can only do so much". But they were likely regretting their decision as Pakistan racked up a stunning 338 runs in their 50 overs . The victory, and its relative ease over an India team that not only had got the better of Pakistan in one-day matches for the past decade, winning 12 and losing only eight - and winning four of ...

World Media Van rams pedestrians near London mosque; 1 dead
Author: 0 Van rams pedestrians near London mosque; 1 dead

Met Police have now confirmed that the man detained at the scene with the help of members of the public has further been arrested for on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder .

Author: 0 President can't be named for electoral gains, Sena tells BJP

NDA ally Shiv Sena on Monday said party chief Uddhav Thackeray will convene a meeting of Sena leaders to decide on supporting the ruling alliance's choice for president. Shah and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had a closed door meeting with Uddhav and his son Aaditya for close to an hour. "We will support any presidential candidate the NDA proposes, as long as it is done with India's development in mind".

Author: 0 GOP senator says Cuba policy bad for farmers

With the recent announcement by President Donald Trump of changes in USA policy toward Cuba, some Cubans wonder how they will affect the economy, especially in the tourism sector. On Thursday, seven Republican lawmakers from outside Florida whose districts see agricultural, industrial or commercial opportunities in Cuba wrote Trump to argue that keeping a foothold Cuba is important for US national security.

World Media Dead, 8 Injured After Van Hits Pedestrians Outside London Mosque
Author: 0 Dead, 8 Injured After Van Hits Pedestrians Outside London Mosque

He later died but it is not clear if it was because of the attack. Finsbury Park Mosque Chairman Mohammed Kozbar tweeted his condolences for the "cowardly attack". Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said police are investigating whether the death of the man getting first aid was a direct result of the attack, but it was too early to say for sure.

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