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They stabbed five people who had been enjoying the area's pubs and restaurants. The Metropolitan Police said the men had rented a flat in Barking to use it as a safe house. Cole said that soon the situation "began to stabilize", with the attackers dead and the immediate threat contained. Five people died of stab wounds, and nearly 50 people were wounded in the attack.
  • Three US soldiers killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

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    Attahullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the governor in Nangarhar province, said earlier Saturday that two USA soldiers had been killed and two others wounded in the attack. But suffice it to say, when heroes fall, Americans grieve. The US soldiers killed or wounded are Army Rangers. The Taliban claimed responsibility for Friday's "insider attack", which occurred in the district of Achin.
  • U.S. calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

    U.S. calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

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    Qatar's neighbours have also criticised it for allegedly supporting groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas . Speaking from the State Department yesterday, Secretary Rex Tillerson said the blockade of Arab states against Qatar has had led to food shortages and the forced separation of families, and it also is "hindering us military action in the region, and the campaign against ISIS".
  • Fires Back ... Comey Lied and Leaked!

    Fires Back ... Comey Lied and Leaked!

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    The reporter then asked, "So he lied about that?" Trump: I didn't say that. Dianne Feinstein of California asked, "Why didn't you stop and say, 'Mr". Trump abruptly fired Comey as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on May 9, admitting later that the Russian Federation probe was on his mind at the time .
  • Molotov Cocktails and 7.5 Tonne Lorry: London Attack Could Have Been Worse

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    The bloodthirsty gang was also shot dead before they could make their way back to the van where their petrol bombs were stored. After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller van that they used to plow into crowds before they leapt from the vehicle and went on a stabbing rampage in an attack that left eight people dead and almost 50 injured.
  • Erdogan: Resolve Qatar Dispute By End of Ramadan

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    Turkey has also pledged to provide food and water supplies to Qatar. Saudi Arabia and its allies are demanding an immediate change of policy by Qatar was essential. The tiny island-nation of Bahrain , which hosts the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet in the Persian Gulf, similarly said it "praised the statement made by President Donald Trump ".
  • Donald Trump turns to the Supreme Court to enforce travel ban

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    The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals said in a 10-3 ruling that Trump's executive order "speaks with vague words of national security , but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination". Finally, the government has dragged the issue to the Supreme Court . A ruling from the San Francisco-based 9 Circuit is still pending, but the Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to get involved in the issue now.
  • Coats, Rogers Won't Discuss Talks With Trump About Russia Probe

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    We were fortunate, then, that Coats and Rogers were scheduled to appear yesterday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, where they could answer oversight questions about this very issue. And does that not deny newspaper reports suggesting quite the opposite, that Dan Coats was pressured? The White House has given shifting explanations on why Trump fired Comey .
  • UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

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    Some Conservative MPs also spoke out on Saturday as officials announced that Northern Ireland's DUP had signed up to "an outline agreement" to back a minority Conservative government. May is negotiating a partnership with the Northern Irish party after failing to secure a majority in this week's election. But another prominent internal critic, former education secretary Nicky Morgan, said Mrs May should "carry on" and was "entitled" to see whether she can form an administration.
  • Trump to Reporters: Comey Statements Under Oath Weren't True

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    Soon after the news conference, the House Intelligence Committee wrote to the White House to request copies, by June 23, of any recordings - "to the extent they exist now" - of conversations between Comey and Trump. In the same answer, he drew attention to the "significant" fact that Trump kicked everyone out of the room before allegedly expressing the "hope"-which was read as a directive-that Comey would let the Flynn investigation "go".