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World Media Paris: Police shoot man who attacked officer at Notre Dame cathedral
Author: 0 Paris: Police shoot man who attacked officer at Notre Dame cathedral

French prosecutors have reportedly confirmed a counter-terrorism investigation is underway following the incident. The attacker's condition was being evaluated. ambassador to the United Nations Nancy Soderberg. "Frankly no one really paid attention to it", Soderberg told CBSN. A man who attacked a policeman with a hammer outside Notre Dame cathedral in Paris had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in a video found at his apartment, an investigation source said Wednesday.

World Media Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself
Author: 0 Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself

Samantha Boardman, one of Carter's friends, read text messages Carter had sent her in court on Wednesday. Mosolgo also said Carter told her she felt like she had no friends and was never invited to parties, reports CBS Boston . "This is a suicide case", he said, "not a homicide". "But it will be abundantly clear that for weeks prior to agreeing to his plan, she tried to talk him out of it, and he tried to get her to commit suicide with him".

World Media PM expresses concerns over deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan
Author: 0 PM expresses concerns over deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan

The meeting took place in Kabul against the backdrop of the bloodiest week in the city since the US -led intervention in 2001. The explosion last week is reported to have killed at least ninety people and wounded four-hundred as the bomb went off in the diplomatic quarter of Kabul city near the German Embassy and the presidential palace.

World Media Iran Guards claim US, Saudi 'involved' in Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran Guards claim US, Saudi 'involved' in Tehran attacks

Ansar al-Furqan (or Partisans of the Criterion) is a Baluchestan-based Sunni jihadi group that has threatened to carry out suicide attacks on Iranian economic and military centres in revenge for the government executing Sunni prisoners. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the U.S.is sending thoughts and prayers to the Iranian people following attacks that struck Iran's parliament and the mausoleum of its modern founder.

Author: 0 New Jersey voters go to polls to replace Gov. Chris Christie

Six Democrats and five Republicans are on the ballot Tuesday to succeed Christie, who is term-limited and is set to leave office in January. She is the first woman at the helm since former Gov. "We will stand up to this president with a steel backbone", Murphy said. Voters will elect a new 120-member Legislature in November. The Associated Press declared Phil Murphy (D-Monmouth), the victor of Tuesday's crowded primary race.

World Media Germany 'Condemns in Strongest Terms' Iran Attacks
Author: 0 Germany 'Condemns in Strongest Terms' Iran Attacks

ISIS claimed responsibility for both attacks via a statement on the Amaq news agency, its principal online propaganda arm. ISIS has successfully attacked Iran , the United Kingdom, the Philippines and Iraq in the last week. In a message released by the Kremlin after Wednesday's attacks, Putin said Russian Federation "resolutely condemns" the violence. Iran provides key ground forces against IS and other rebel groups in Syria and Iraq.

World Media Police find body in Thames; likely 8th victim
Author: 0 Police find body in Thames; likely 8th victim

The force said witness accounts suggest Thomas might have been thrown into the river and is urging anyone who saw anything to contact detectives. The river's murky waters are being trawled by specialist officers from the Marine Policing Unit and Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), it added.

Author: 0 Cyclone Mora abates, heads to India's north-eastern coast

Cyclone Mora just struck the country's southeastern coast with rain and winds hours ago, and the BBC reports five people have died. The airports of Chittagong and Cox's Bazar have also been closed; Cox's Bazar indefinitely and Chittagong's Shah Amanat International Airport until at least 2 p.m.

World Media Twin attacks on Iran parliament and Khomeini shrine, 1 dead
Author: 0 Twin attacks on Iran parliament and Khomeini shrine, 1 dead

President Donald Trump and the Saudi backward leaders who support terrorists'. A few senators pleaded for a delay until next week in the previously scheduled vote in light of the attacks in Iran . The body of a terrorist, at background left, lies on the ground while police control the scene at the shine of late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

World Media NTU tops NUS in university rankings for first time
Author: 0 NTU tops NUS in university rankings for first time

In climbing two ranks from a year earlier to its position in the 2018 rankings by United Kingdom education and career consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), NTU has surpassed the National University of Singapore (NUS) for the first time in the QS table.

World Media Police name 2 suspects of London Bridge attack
Author: 0 Police name 2 suspects of London Bridge attack

To remember the victims Sadiq Khan , the Mayor of London , has invited Londoners and visitors to the city to attend a vigil tonight. In the buildup to his election, Khan warned against nativist populism, which he described in an interview with The Washington Post's Karla Adam as the " Donald Trump approach to politics".

Author: 0 Seoul to conduct review before allowing more US launchers

President Moon, who was elected in May after the previous government fell in a corruption scandal resulting in the impeachment of Park Geun-hye, pledged to make the project more transparent, including subjecting it to parliamentary approval.

Author: 0 Qatar leadership 'may change' amid diplomatic crisis

In Germany, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir also said he wants to see a response from the Arab countries' demands "soon". On Tuesday, WAM cited reports in the Saudi Press Agency that said Saudi Arabia's general authority of civil aviation has cancelled all licences to Qatar Airways as well as its employees, and directed that all its offices in Saudi Arabia be closed within 48 hours.

Author: 0 Donald Trump pushes Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

President Trump, held a bilateral meeting with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Than last month. - The Pentagon on Tuesday renewed praise of Qatar for hosting a vital U.S. He offered no documents to support his claim , but Western officials have long accused Qatar's government of allowing or even encouraging funding of Sunni extremists.

Author: 0 Led Coalition Begins Offensive to Liberate Raqqa From Daesh

Beginning last November, the Kurdish-led SDF have closed in on Raqqa from the west, north, and east, coming within a few kilometres of the city. State news agency SANA claimed women and children trying to escape the city were among the dead.

Author: 0 Defense chief: North Korea a 'clear and present danger'

The new sanctions extend a travel ban and asset freeze on high-level North Korean officials and state entities that deal with the program, according to the resolution. The Trump administration has pledged to work with China on North Korea, but Trump has said the USA would act unilaterally if China did not step in.

World Media 11 million tune in to watch One Love Manchester concert
Author: 0 11 million tune in to watch One Love Manchester concert

Fans flocked to the Old Trafford cricket ground for the show, many of them with tears rolling down their cheeks during the performances. Ariana Grande showered Manchester with so much love at her benefit concert last weekend, and now she's taking those sentiments on the road for the rest of her Dangerous Woman tour.

Author: 0 Presidential election on July 17, counting on July 20

All the Members of Parliament will have an equal vote value of 708 while vote value of the MLAs depends on the population of the state. Mukherjee assumed the office of President in July 2012. Every elector can have as many preferences as the candidates contesting the election and the victor has to secure the required quota of votes to be declared elected - 50 percent of the valid votes plus one.

World Media United States hackers could have framed Russia: Putin
Author: 0 United States hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

Did Jared Kushner try to establish a secret back channel to the Russian government? During the interview with the American NBC television network on Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin also played down the appearance of former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn with him at a December 2015 gala dinner in Moscow.

Author: 0 This documentary footage shows London Bridge attacker confronting police in central London

The marksmen are charged as they train their guns on the attackers, with one knifeman, who appears to be Butt, swinging his weapon wildly towards an officer. British officials declined to comment on why his asylum request was denied. The news report quoted Italian media outlets as saying that the airport police had suspected he was headed to Syria from Istanbul in Turkey, and had warned several intelligence agencies, including those of the British, about his movements.

World Media 'CIA man in Panama': Noriega's rise and fall
Author: 0 'CIA man in Panama': Noriega's rise and fall

Noriega died in Panama City's Santo Tomas Hospital where he had been recovering from surgery in March to remove a brain tumor, and a subsequent operation to clean up cerebral bleeding. The U.S. military launched the operation on December 20, 1989, to seize Noriega, who had once been a U.S. ally but was by this point wanted on drug trafficking charges.

Author: 0 Donald Trump contradicts himself, flusters Congress on Qatar

Trump's visit, CBS News' Margaret Brennan reports. And now the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since the 1991 US -led war with Iraq pits several nations against Qatar, home to some 10,000 American troops and a major USA military base.

World Media Consider Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says
Author: 0 Consider Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says

It doesn't seem so. Jackson says President Trump's use of social media makes it hard to get things done in Washington, and internationally. Despite bipartisan complaints about his continued 140-character habit, Trump has persisted in making his views known on social media.

World Media Green says LeBron is great, but Durant is 'a created player'
Author: 0 Green says LeBron is great, but Durant is 'a created player'

Even with Kyrie Irving , at times , struggling to find his shot through the first two games of the 2017 Finals, the Cavaliers essentially know what they're going to get from the Big Three. And they make no apologies for it. When they get "wide open" 3s, they're even worse, shooting 22 percent on nine attempts per game. Missing from that list, and normally the second name mentioned behind James, is Kyrie Irving, but through two games he has been made to look rather average by Klay ...

Author: 0 3rd suspect identified in London attack

Khuram Shazad Butt , left, and Rachid Redouane are seen in a photo combination released by London's Metropolitan Police on June 5, 2017. Redouane, who also went by the alias Rachid Elkhdar, had not been on law enforcement's radar. 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.

World Media United Kingdom police have 'robust' plans for election security - May's spokeswoman
Author: 0 United Kingdom police have 'robust' plans for election security - May's spokeswoman

James McMullan, from Hackney, was last seen outside the Barrowboy and Banker pub on Saturday night, before the attackers brought carnage to London Bridge . Police yesterday arrested 12 people, among them seven women - all of them in Barking and other parts of east London. Another Twitter user - Sgt.Big_Bubbles! - said on his account @Big_Bubbaloola that "the people hating on this guy are blatantly NOT British".

World Media SC to hear plea against ban on sale of animals for slaughter
Author: 0 SC to hear plea against ban on sale of animals for slaughter

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. The case have been adjourned to June 26. The high court observed that there is no ban on cattle slaughter or consuming meat, but the bill only bans large-scale sale of cattle through big markets.

World Media Second Meghalaya BJP Leader Resigns Over Beef Ban
Author: 0 Second Meghalaya BJP Leader Resigns Over Beef Ban

Later, announcing his resignation from the party in another Facebook post, he said , "My Tradition and Cultures is (sic) my first priority and Party at Last". But with the party hoping to capture power in the Congress-ruled state in next year's assembly elections, Mr Marak's exit has forced local leaders to call a hasty meeting to chalk out an election strategy.

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