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Paris: 4 family members detained after Champs-Elysees attack

A vehicle carrying two gas canisters, two handguns and one Kalashnikov collided with a police auto near the Champs-Elysées in Paris around 3:40 p.m. The attacker died on the scene where he rammed his vehicle into a police van, but the police investigating have found that, although he was on a terrorist watch list, the attacker was legally able to acquire numerous weapons. Read More »

Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat in key contest

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Vote Karen Handel ". A spirited run by Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff in a district long held by Republicans has invigorated Texas Democrats , who have sent volunteers to Georgia to knock on doors or work on phone banks from home. Many have called the race for Georgia's 6th Congressional District a referendum on Trump's presidency, and one that could indicate whether Republicans will hold onto their majority in the House after the 2018 mid-term elections. Read More »

Indyref2 plans a factor in SNP election result, Nicola Sturgeon admits

Ms Davidson said the election was dominated by independence in Scotland with SNP MPs paying the price for their leader Nicola Sturgeon's folly in demanding a second vote. "Undoubtedly the issue of an independence referendum was a factor in this election result, but I think there were other factors in this election result as well", she told a press conference. Read More »

Scottish referendum in doubt after steep losses for SNP in United Kingdom vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May said her Conservative Party, which lost its majority, will work with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to run the country. By contrast, the Scottish Conservatives fought this election as practically a single-issue campaign - the issue being their steadfast opposition to another independence referendum. Read More »

Armed Russia Jet Buzzes US Warplane amid Rising Tensions

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The Air Force F-15 first intercepted the Iranian-made drone and shot it down as it continued to advance, the coalition said . Tanf is the town on Syrian border with Jordan where USA troops are imparting training to Syrian rebels, officially described as " partner ground forces " in the fight against ISIS . Read More »

Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

King Salman has called for public pledging of allegiance to the new crown prince in Mecca, according to local media. Even as deputy crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman has been responsible for running Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, dictating an energy policy with global implications and behind the plans for the kingdom to build a future after oil. Read More »

Trump Says China Failed to Help US With North Korea Problems

Soon after his imprisonment, Warmbier fell into a coma . Warmbier's doctors said he had suffered extensive tissue loss in all regions of his brain, but showed no signs of physical trauma. He had been medically evacuated back to the USA last week in a coma with severe brain damage. While almost all Americans who have been there have left without incident, visitors can be seized and face lengthy incarceration for what might seem like minor infractions. Read More »

Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

We have not had an offer from Cristiano . the Sheikh at PSG is a friend of mine and he hasn't called me nor have we talked. I will defend him as a player and as a human being. In European competition, he has led Porto to a UEFA Cup victory in 2003 and a Champions League triumph in 2004, and also won the Champions League with Inter Milan in 2010. Read More »

No evidence of Islamic State link to Jerusalem attack -Israeli police

Hours after the attack, the group announced that "soldiers of the caliphate" had launched the "blessed operation. on a gathering of Jews" and said it would attack again. "We do not expect war because we are not interested and the occupation also say they are not interested", he said, using the group's term for Israel. Read More »

Theresa May 'welled up' at meeting with Grenfell fire survivors

He said: "She's not going to be Prime Minister for very much longer". "She is trying to get the government to roll into action as fast as possible to deal with the immediate issues". The man said: "Enough is enough". "I mean, it's too late to be honest, right now". Asked if there were angry exchanges, he said: "We tried to hold it well as a meeting". Read More »

Suspect shot after Brussels station explosion

The explosion caused chaos at the station, Arnaud Reyman, a spokesman for Infrabel rail network operator, told the Independent. She says medics were unable to attend to him for several hours out of fear he could be carrying explosives. National newspaper La Libre Belgique quoted the prosecutor's office as saying the suspect was wearing a backpack and an explosive belt. The information could not be immediately confirmed. Read More »

Putin hopes for good relations with Kyrgyzstan

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Russian president noted that, Moscow and Bishkek are "close allies and reliable friends". "We do know the transformations Russian Federation has had to live through at a certain moment and what Kyrgyzstan has been through over the past decade". Read More »

Madrid insist Ronaldo is going nowhere

Ronaldo , the reigning Ballon d'Or award victor, feels he is being treated unfairly by Spain's tax authorities, whose "persecution" has made him determined to leave Real Madrid and the country, a source confirmed to ESPN FC . Perez said Real "have not received any offers for Cristiano, Morata or James as some media have stated", adding: "Our priority is to keep our current core of players, and that is why we are not going to make any movements". Read More »

US jets shoot down 'Iranian drone' in Syria - coalition

The U.S. -led coalition headquarters in Iraq said in a written statement that a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 after it dropped bombs near the U.S. remains committed to using it. The White House responded by saying it retains the right to defend itself and coalition-allied forces fighting the so-called Islamic State in Syria. Read More »

Sen. Coons: Otto Warmbier's Death "Tantamount To Murder Of An American Citizen"

US President Donald Trump called Warmbier's detainment and death a "total disgrace". "Otto Warmbier was murdered by the North Korean regime". "I think the president worked really hard to do what he could to secure the release of him". Justin Weber said that a press conference is expected later to provide details. Warmbier's parents haven't cited a cause of death, but "awful, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea. Read More »

Ex-North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier has died

Warmbier's death. Korean Americans Tony Kim and Kim Hak Song who worked at the foreign-funded Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) were recently detained for hostile acts against the state, according to North Korea's state media. Read More »

Donald Trump: China Effort on North Korea 'Has Not Worked Out'

Warmbier, who was imprisoned in North Korea for more than 17 months and was returned home to OH last week in a coma , died this week, his family said Monday. But in recent years, the term " unresponsive wakefulness syndrome" has increasingly been used instead of "vegetative state" to avoid negative associations. Read More »

Pakistan top leaders concern about Afghanistan "deteriorating security"

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He said blaming Pakistan for its failure will not help the cause of peace in Afghanistan . The back-to-back meetings indicate pressure on Pakistan for doing more for peace in Afghanistan. The two spy agencies are believed to be collaborating to undermine Pakistan's security interests and malign it. "It was highlighted that Pakistan was the only country in the Afghan equation which has achieved clear and measurable success against terrorism despite limited capacity and huge human and ... Read More »

China 'has not worked out' on North Korea

Warmbier said his family was advised by the Obama administration "to take a low profile" as they worked to bring him home from North Korea , an global pariah state. According to a NPR report , Young Pioneer Tours updated its North Korea FAQ section after Warmbier's imprisonment. Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sihk) is mourning the death of an American college student who was released by North Korea days ago in a coma . Read More »

Florida beats Louisville at College World Series

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The Gators will play again at 8 p.m. Friday against the victor of a Thursday elimination game between Louisville and TCU. The Gators have defeated both of those teams already this week. "We could tell his "velo" dropped a little bit and he started getting exhausted". "As soon as I saw it leave, that's when it just hit me how cool that experience is". Read More »

5 workers exposed to radiation at Japan nuke lab

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The incident occurred during a routine inspection on radioactive storage inside a "controlled" room at the Oarai Research & Development Center, with no radioactive material leaking outside, Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) said in a statement. Read More »

United States shifts tone in Qatar crisis, seeks Saudi answers

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Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain also closed their air space to Qatari aircraft and gave Qatari diplomats 48 hours to leave their respective countries. Since the dispute erupted, Trump has taken a tougher stance against Qatar, while the State Department had sought to remain neutral. She reiterated that the US wants all sides to constructively resolve the dispute and focus on fighting terrorism instead. Read More »

US Shoots Down Armed Iranian-made Drone Over Syria

The drone was thought to be armed and threatening USA troops on the ground, officials said . Officials said coalition forces were patrolling an established combat outpost to the northeast of At Tanf, where they're training and advising partner ground forces in the fight against ISIS . Read More »