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After killing three people, injuring many more, and crashing their vehicle, the suspects abandoned the van and rushed to the nearby Borough Market restaurant area, where they began to randomly stab people with ceramic knives. "I. saw a few injured people who were bleeding - including a man who had been stabbed in the stomach - and we got them to safety in the pub", he said.
  • Macron aims to consolidate power as France elects parliament

    Macron aims to consolidate power as France elects parliament

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    Macron also promised to clean up French politics after a string of scandals - a vow already tested by conflict of interest allegations against his former campaign chief Richard Ferrand, as well as reports that centrist ally Francois Bayrou's MoDem party used European Union cash to fund Paris staff jobs.
  • British prime minister names new chief of staff

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a new chief of staff following the resignation of her two top aides. May announced later that Gavin Barwell - a former housing minister who lost his seat in Thursday's election - would be her new chief of staff.
  • Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

    Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

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    U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis sought to reassure allies in the region, highlighting U.S. efforts to improve information sharing and to train Philippine counterterrorism forces fighting in the south. However, Herrera denied that there was a specific request for help made by the Philippines to the United States over the fighting in Marawi City .
  • Three US soldiers killed, one wounded by Afghan soldier

    Three US soldiers killed, one wounded by Afghan soldier

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    A spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province, Attahullah Khogyani , said in a statement that the attack took place in the Achin district . "On my way here I was informed that USA service members were killed and wounded in an attack in Afghanistan", Pence said. Insider or so-called "green-on-blue" attacks have been an ongoing threat to USA military personnel in Afghanistan.
  • Theresa May warned: You will never lead Tories into another general election

    Theresa May warned: You will never lead Tories into another general election

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    However, her political future could be decided on Monday when she meets with Graham Brady, the chair of the influential 1922 Committee of backbench Conservative MPs. Asked about the timing of such a contest, she said: "Much to the upset probably of every journalist who was hoping for a summer off, I suspect it could be over this summer and I think it should involve our party conference as well".
  • British PM's top aides quit after election disaster

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    Hill also released a short statement on Conservative Home saying: "It's been a pleasure to serve in government, and a pleasure to work with such an excellent Prime Minister". May's former director of communications, Katie Perrior, had earlier recounted the "terrible" atmosphere at meetings attended by the pair, whom she said showed no respect for other staff or even ministers.
  • Gas giant Qatar Petroleum says unaffected by Gulf crisis

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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was concerned about the situation in Qatar, adding that all Gulf nations, and also Iran and Turkey , should work together to resolve the regional dispute. Qatar and Turkey have supported rival Islamist-leaning factions in western Libya. The crisis is a major diplomatic test for the United States, which is a close ally of countries on both sides but has given mixed signals on whether to isolate Qatar or bring it into talks with other Gulf ...
  • Hamilton takes pole in Canada with record lap - Qualifying Report

    Hamilton takes pole in Canada with record lap - Qualifying Report

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    Vettel said. "Ayrton was my favourite driver. So to match him, and to receive this, is the greatest honor". "It was a close battle with Ferrari , they were so quick - they've been quick all year". "It's a place I love and I really do love this track". "I was not so happy with my job in the last run of Q3", he said. "We always expected Mercedes to be very quick, especially in the last segment", Vettel added.
  • May under fresh pressure as top aides quit

    May under fresh pressure as top aides quit

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    People carrying placards bearing anti-DUP and pro-Jeremy Corbyn slogans basked in the sunshine at Parliament Square the day after a shock general election result returned a hung parliament . It also said Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is pushing her to prioritize jobs and the economy in the Brexit talks. She confirmed this to German leader Angela Merkel in a phone call on Saturday.