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Adam West , who immortalized the caped superhero for the 1960's TV series Batman , died Friday after a short battle with leukemia at the age of 88. After " Batman ", West continued to appear in films and on television, though he was often typecast. Julie Newmar, one of three actresses to play Catwoman during the show's run, told CNN's Fredricka Whitfield that West "was and will be and always will be the finest Batman ever.
  • Iran guards: US, Saudis involved in Tehran attacks

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    The terrorist attacks in Tehran , for which the Islamic State quickly claimed responsibility, mark a risky new twist in an already volatile and violent region. The US statement of solidarity with the attack's victims is notable because of the deep distrust between the US and Iran. They've argued the deal only delayed Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons and failed to allow the kind of inspections of its atomic sites that would guarantee Tehran was not cheating.
  • Funeral held for Tehran terror victims

    Funeral held for Tehran terror victims

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    Iran's Intelligence Ministry said Thursday that five of the men involved in the attacks were Iranians who had joined IS. In a condolence message posted Friday on his official website, Ayatollah Khamenei described the attack "a clear sign of the vicious grudge and enmity of arrogant mercenaries toward the dignified people of Iran , and toward everything that is related to the revolution, to the Islamic Republic, and to its late honorable leader [Imam Khomeini]".
  • Pound falls as Theresa May fails to secure majority

    Pound falls as Theresa May fails to secure majority

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    The British currency dropped by 1.6 per cent against the dollar through the session to end the week at US$1.2746, having hit an eight-month high above $1.30 in mid-May when it still seemed that prime minister Theresa May's Conservative government would romp home with a much bigger cushion than the 12-seat working majority she had when she called the snap election in mid-April.
  • France's Macron faces test in parliamentary elections

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    Polling stations open at 8:00 a.m. (0600 GMT) and close in the largest cities at 8:00 p.m. (1800 GMT). A total of 7,882 candidates nationwide are vying for 577 seats up for grabs, and if no candidate wins over 50 percent of the votes in the first round, the two top-placed will go to the second round on June 18.
  • Syria army reaches Iraq border after US tensions: monitor

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    The U.S. military thanked Russian Federation on Friday for intervening with the Syrian regime to ease tensions with U.S. -backed rebel forces on the Jordanian border. US aircraft also attacked and destroyed two vehicles that were headed to a camp set up by pro-regime forces, Davis said. The Pentagon credited Syria government ally Russian Federation with helping to calm tensions.
  • Many in GOP unshaken by Comey's testimony against Trump

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    Trump made the remarks while responding to questions on Comey's explosive testimony in which he accused the president of trying to stop a probe into the alleged Russian interference in the United States elections past year. Asked by a reporter if he had told Comey to drop the investigations into former national security adviser Flynn, Trump said, "I didn't say that". "I hardly know [Comey]".
  • Turkey says Qatar deployment aims to ensure security

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    Niger said on Saturday it had recalled its ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab countries that have cut ties with Doha over allegations it sponsors Islamist militants and Iran. On Friday, the U.S. president and secretary of state took contrasting approaches to Washington's mediation efforts. Donald Trump backed Riyadh and Abu Dhabi's decision to isolate Qatar while the USA secretaries of defence and state sought to calm the situation among its closest Arab partners, all of ...
  • Karen Handel: 'I do not support a livable wage'

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    Last night they held their first debate. Ossoff has raised money alongside Pelosi. He pivoted to other issues such as investing in the tech sector and elevating American leadership on issues such as climate change. "I've been knowing this young man for a long, long time", Lewis said. "Very pleased with the result and ready to fight on into June", Ossoff said.
  • Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

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    With no party receiving the majority of seats in parliament, the election has resulted in a hung parliament. But he warned that time was running out to reach an agreement that could be approved by all 27 remaining member states within the two-year deadline set out in Article 50.
  • London bridge attackers tried to get a larger truck: Cops

    London bridge attackers tried to get a larger truck: Cops

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    It turns out that attacker Khuram Butt originally tried to rent a 7.5 tonne truck, similar to the one used in the Bastille Day attack in Nice that killed 86 people and injured hundreds more a year ago. Cole, 41, said the attack was "the most challenging, most intense situation I've dealt with" in an 18-year police career. The warped killer and his two accomplices, Redoaune, 30, and Zaghba, 22, were shot dead by police who arrived at the scene in eight minutes.