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Macron set for second landslide

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With numerous new lawmakers owing him their seats, analysts have warned that the next parliament could be unusually submissive. Macron's rivals fretted that his majority will be so large that he'll have a free hand to govern France nearly unopposed for the duration of his five-year term. Read More »

Vehicle struck pedestrians in north London, possible terror attack

The Muslim Council of Britain said on Twitter the pedestrians who were hit were worshippers leaving a mosque and called the incident a "terror attack". "They were helping on the pavement and trying to help them to get away from the scene". "I saw everything. People were badly injured". Mohammed Shafiq of the Ramadhan Foundation, a Muslim organization, said that based on eyewitness reports it seems to be a "deliberate attack against innocent Muslims". Read More »

Trump decries 'witch hunt' even as lawyer insists no probe

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Sekulow on Sunday also acknowledged that the president was "fully aware that if in fact he took this action, he would see a lengthening" of the amount of time it would take to get through the Russian Federation investigation if James Comey was removed as FBI director, but still made a decision to move forward with firing Comey because he "thought it was in the best interest of the American people". Read More »

US Rep Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

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The alleged gunman, James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, died shortly after the incident following a shoot out with police. "Both were purchased by the shooter from federal firearms licensees", the Capitol Police said in a statement . Read More »

Thousands remember victims of nightclub shooting

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Maguire and another protester were wearing shirts with anti-gay slogans. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida says the 49 patrons who were killed at the Pulse nightclub a year ago didn't die in vain. Monday marked the anniversary of the shooting June 12, 2016. An exhibit of artwork collected from memorial sites set up around Orlando after the massacre will be shown at the Orange County History Center. Read More »

Trump not under investigation in Russia probe: Lawyer

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Sekulow stressed repeatedly that Trump is not under investigation . "That response on social media was in response to the Washington Post piece". Aides have counseled the president to stay off Twitter and focus on other aspects of his job . Rep. Adam Schiff says he wants the White House to acknowledge the tapes or make clear there are no tapes and "it was an idle threat". Read More »

USA president confirms he is under FBI investigation

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Flynn, the former National Security Adviser. While FBI Director James Comey told President Trump on three separate occasions that he was not personally under investigation for colluding with Russians in the 2016 election , that's NOT necessarily the case anymore. Read More »

Vehicle strikes several pedestrians on London road

Prime Minister May said her thoughts were with those injured in "this bad incident". Britain's Muslim Council says its prayers are with the victims. British media outlets are reporting witness accounts that at least one person was stabbed in the incident, which unfolded just after midnight London time. Read More »

Years from the Israeli occupation of Palestine lands

The Palestinian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of hindering USA and global efforts to revive stalled peace talks. Some 2.9 million Palestinians live in the West Bank today, about 430,000 live in the settlements and another 200,000 in East Jerusalem; these settlements make it impossible for the divided state to unite. Read More »

Lawyer says Trump isn't under investigation

But Sekulow maintained the president was not speaking literally. A representative from President Donald Trump's legal team said Trump is not under investigation , despite the President tweeting "I am being investigated" this week. Read More »

Afghan soldier killed, several U.S. soldiers wounded in incident at Army base

The NATO-led mission said it has opened an investigation. He said five members of the police were killed , although Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid claimed scores of police lost their lives in the attack. Camp Shaheen is home to Afghan National Security Defense Forces' Women's Participation Program. Sunday's attack came a day after an Afghan commando fired on USA troops, wounding seven American soldiers. Read More »

Fatal Melbourne shooting labelled terror attack

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Tuesday police were treating a deadly siege in the city of Melbourne as an " act of terrorism " after a claim by the Islamic State group that one of its fighters was the gunman responsible. Read More »

Top LeT terrorist Junaid Mattoo killed in J&K encounter

Police spokesman identified the slain militants as district commander Junaid Matoo and his associates Nasir Wani and Adil Mushtaq Mir. LeT district commander Junaid Matoo, who made headlines by attacking a police van and killing three policemen a year ago, was among those slain. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: Queen pays an emotional visit to scene of tragedy

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On Friday, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William visited the Westway Sports Centre in London , which has served as an emergency rescue center for victims of the nearby Grenfell Tower fire. "United in our sadness, we are equally determined, without fear or favour, to support all those rebuilding lives so horribly affected by injury and loss". Read More »

Congressman Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

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He told his wife that he was headed to Washington , D.C., "to work on taxes". He injured four people, including Majority House Whip Steve Scalise , before being shot dead by police. At the request of the family, we will continue to provide periodic updates. Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi , D-San Francisco, said all members of Congress would be on "Team Scalise". Read More »

London fire: Tragedy caused by years of neglect - mayor

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Police have been struggling to come up with a list of who was in the building when the fire started, making it hard to determine how many died. The borough said Friday that all residents of Grenfell Tower who had asked for help had been housed in hotels and that it was looking for interim accommodation for those people and others living nearby who could not return home. Read More »

London's tower of tragedy

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Hundreds, if not thousands, of protesters will descend upon Westminster Friday evening calling for justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in West London . "What are you going to do about it?" a young boy asked as Mr Khan tried to stop tensions rising further. There are a lot of courageous firefighters and police and ambulance workers. Read More »

Lawyer: President Trump Not Under Investigation

The response from the president, using social media, was about that story. President Donald Trump seemed to confirm for the first time Friday that he's being investigated for possible obstruction of justice and appeared to blame the Justice Department's number two official for the probe. Read More »

Is Trump Too Soft On Russia? Senate Blocks President From Lifting Sanctions

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She's urging the House to follow suit with similar legislation and calling on President Trump to sign the measure - which is attached to the popular Iran sanctions bill . The lower House of Representatives must still approve the bill before it would reach Trump's desk. USA intelligence chiefs have concluded that Russian Federation orchestrated a campaign to undermine the American election process that included espionage and cyber-attacks, as a means to tilt the vote in Trump's favor. Read More »