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US-backed forces captured a town west of Raqqa from ISIS on Friday, June 2, as they push towards the militants' Syrian stronghold, a security source and a monitoring group said. In addition to the Mosul building collapse, the coalition found 15 other reports of civilian casualties in January, February, March and April to be credible .
  • London Bridge and Borough Market incidents are terror attacks

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    U.S. President Donald Trump's spokesman says Trump has been briefed by his national security team and he will be provided with updates. The BBC is reporting that more than one person is dead in the London Bridge incident. Witnesses report a vehicle hitting pedestrians and injured people on the ground. And police say that there have been stabbing incidents there and that they've sent in armed officers to address that.
  • Vehicle Mows Down People In London; Stabbings, Gunfire Also Reported

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    A number of people are feared dead and scores injured after a van was driven into pedestrians in London and a group of men starting stabbing bystanders. British prime minister Teresa May has stated that the incident is being viewed as a potential act of terrorism, and the Metropolitan Police have reportedly concluded that it is.
  • Vehicle hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said to be hurt

    Vehicle hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said to be hurt

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    There were also reports of some people being taken into police custody. It also sparked harrowing memories of an attack on Westminster Bridge when 52-year-old British Muslim convert Khalid Masood rammed his vehicle into pedestrians before crashing into the barriers surrounding parliament and then stabbing a police officer to death.
  • Rivals rap May for no-show in TV debate as election looms

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    The Greens co-leader was praised for challenging Ms Rudd about why the United Kingdom is the second biggest arms dealer in the world, while Mr Robertson was commended for accusing Labour of "aping Ukip" on immigration. "It is a sign of extreme weakness for a Prime Minister to avoid these debates", she added. The party said: "He showed himself as a leader who wants to change the country for the better, to make it work for the many not just a few".
  • In Kabul, anger against Afghan government touches off deadly street clashes

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    He said the explosions came from a trio of suicide bombers and demanded an investigation into how the attackers were able to get so close to a funeral attended by senior government officials. According tot he reports presented by the officials, nearly three explosions rocked the funeral ceremony of an Afghan man killed during protests over the worsening security situation in the capital Kabul , on Saturday.
  • PM Modi leaves for India after wrapping up four-nation tour

    PM Modi leaves for India after wrapping up four-nation tour

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    The leaders of France and India pledged to work together to cut carbon emissions, re-affirming their commitments to the Paris accord following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the landmark climate pact. An enthusiastic Modi said the French centrist's election had "encouraged the whole world". The White House has hit back at the criticism, accusing Europe of trying to "shackle" the U.S.
  • Up to seven people feared dead in London incidents - Sun newspaper

    Up to seven people feared dead in London incidents - Sun newspaper

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    London's Metropolitan Police tweeted that the bridge attack and an attack at Borough Market had been declared terrorist incidents. He said if he had been at the scene 30 seconds before, he probably would have been in the middle of it. Chaos erupted in London late Saturday when a vehicle rammed into pedestrians on London Bridge, injuring an undetermined number of people and causing hundreds of others to flee in panic.
  • Car runs into London Bridge pedestrians; multiple injuries

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    This spring the U.S. Transportation Security Administration issued a report titled "Vehicle ramming attacks: Threat landscape, indicators and countermeasures", which notes that in the last three years, at least 173 people have been killed and more than 700 wounded in 17 ramming attacks around the world.
  • Transport police report casualties in London

    Transport police report casualties in London

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    There are reports of casualties, with a witness telling the BBC that van had veered off the road and struck people, while the Metropolitan police said they were responding to a second incident at Borough Market , close to London Bridge .
  • United States defense secretary reaffirms commitment to Taiwan

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    According to local news, Russia's deputy UN envoy Vladimir Safronkov said, after the vote that although Russian Federation has supported the UN Security Council resolution 2356, imposing worldwide sanctions on four entities and 14 officials to the sanctions list, including the North's Strategic Rocket Force that may be contributing to North Korea's weapons programs but talks with defiant Pyongyang must be resumed to find a political solution.
  • Dispute erupts over House intel panel's subpoenas for CIA, FBI

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    Cohen & Associates. Nunes took a clandestine trip to the White House - one day after then-FBI Director James Comey announced that the FBI had been investigating the Trump campaign since last July - and returned, telling reporters he had discovered evidence which supported Trump's claims that he was a victim of surveillance by the Obama administration.