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Palestinian attackers killed after stabbing Israeli officer

Palestinian factions on Saturday dismissed a claim by the Daesh terror group that it was behind the fatal stabbing of an Israeli female officer in Jerusalem , saying the assailants came from their ranks. Medics said four people besides the officer were wounded in the incident, two of them moderately and two lightly. Nickolay Mladenov, United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, stated earlier that he was appalled by the Palestinian statement.

UK government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire

But public anger has been swelling, with furious residents heckling May and storming the local authority headquarters on Friday. They demanded justice for the victims and claimed Wednesday's fatal blaze was due to negligence, with many citing the new cladding put on the 1974 concrete tower.

Kashmir: Militant groups offer 'gun salutes' to their fallen comrades

Matoo raised into the militant ranks after he carried out an attack, killing two cops including an Assistant Sub Inspector of JK Police on busy KP road near Bus stand, Islamabad in June previous year. After a search operation that lasted the night, three bodies of Lashkar-e-Toiba militants Junaid Mattoo, Nasir Wani and Adil Mushtaq were recovered from the debris of houses where the encounter took place.

Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary, Gillespie Clinches in Tight GOP Race

Despite the call, Gillespie never did so, citing Ronald Reagan's apocryphal eleventh commandment to not attack fellow Republicans, and congratulated him and fellow challenger State Senator Tom Wagner on a hard-fought campaign. "It is time for us to get back on offense and stop playing so much defense", he said. "We are going to carry it through into 2018", he said. "I can't recall any of the issues, I hate to admit", he said.

NBC News Stands Firm on Megyn Kelly Interview

In that letter, Kelly suggested she would lay bare the ugliness of Jones' views. Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly will air this Sunday at 7/6c on NBC. "All I can do is give you my word and tell you if there is one thing about me I do what I say I'm going to do and I don't double-cross. "It's not going to be some 'gotcha " hit piece, I promise you that".

Palestinians deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli

Israel accuses the Palestinian establishment of inciting the violence, including by glorifying attackers and supporting their families. Palestinians have said halting stipends is out of the question . "It seems that mendacity and brazen gall know no bounds", Netanyahu said. In a move Palestinians are calling " collective punishment ", Israel has revoked the permits, approved for the month of Ramadan, of some 200,000 Palestinians to enter Israel in response to an attack on an Israeli ...

Two Britons treated for burns after Portuguese forest fires

A burnt-out auto sat outside partly destroyed and abandoned houses, while a few metres away police in face masks surrounded the corpse of a man hidden under a white sheet. A number of villages have been evacuated due to the danger but the extent of damage to property is not yet clear. Some were sheltered in neighbouring areas.

Michael Bay Explains Why Last Knight Is His Final Transformers Film

Transformers: The Last Knight opens in theaters next Wednesday. There is plenty all of us could say about Michael Bay and his Transformers movies and not much of it is very good. As for Wahlberg, it seems that he shares the same sentiments as Bay, as he recently commented that it does take a huge chunk of his schedule to make such a big film like " Transformers 5".

Queen, Prince William visit tower fire area

More than 70 people are unaccounted for, according to media reports, although it was not known whether some of those were among the bodies recovered so far. She met with injured survivors in hospital on Friday. Locals also yelled questions at mayor Sadiq Khan when he walked through the neighbourhood on Friday.

Giuseppe Marotta confirms Chelsea's Alex Sandro bid

With Champions League football back on the agenda at Stamford Bridge next season, Conte is keen to add greater depth to his squad and is hoping to provide Marcos Alonso with stiff competition by bringing Sandro in. "Players are always their own boss". Chelsea was reportedly willing to pay up to €60 million ($88 million) for the left wing-back, but Juventus has no intention of parting with the Brazil worldwide.

Tornado Warning Ended for London, Woodstock

It says that people who hear a roaring sound or see a funnel cloud, swirling debris near the ground or flying debris should also take cover immediately. The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends taking cover if threatening or unsafe weather approaches. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada .

Potus admits he's under probe over Russian Federation ties

Mueller , a former FBI director who was named special counsel for the Russian Federation investigation after Comey was sacked, is investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with Kremlin officials in a bid to tilt the 2016 election in his favour.

PM Modi expresses grief over loss of lives in Portugal forest fire

Prime Minister Antonio Costa called it "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years". More than 700 firefighters and other emergency responders are fighting the fire. Portuguese radio station TSF says the Interior Ministry has confirmed that 25 people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal. There were very particular circumstances with the lightning strikes here - this fire started with a dry lightning strike.

Bill Cosby jury begins Day 3 of deliberations

Jurors have been deliberating for more than 27 hours since getting the case Monday. The 12-member jury retired Tuesday after more than 15 hours of deliberations spread across two days, despite several questions for Judge Steven O'Neill and asking him to read extensively from Cosby's original deposition given in 2005.

The PM, the JIT and the election

The prime minister arrived Thursday with his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif, chief minister of Pakistan's Punjab province, and other colleagues at the investigation team's headquarters in Islamabad , waving to TV cameras before entering building.

Trump Authorizes $12 Billion Arms Deal With Qatar Despite Accusations

President Trump said last week that Qatar had to put more effort to fight the funding of terrorist groups.The President said it's time for Qatar to put an end to funding terrorism . In a sense, US President Donald Trump "wants to be able to have honest discussions with Qatar as a friendly nation, not as an adversary", the analyst added.

Indian troops claim killing 'LeT commander' in IHK

Two terrorists, Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Junaid Mattoo and his aide, have been gunned down by the Indian Army, Special Operations Group and CRPF in an encounter in Kulgam this Friday. Mattoo was killed along with two of his associates in Arwani village of the district district in a gunfight with the security forces on Friday. Malik said that "Illegal military occupation" and continued denial of Indian leadership to the reality of Jammu Kashmir dispute was "taking lives of humans, ...

Macron tipped for landslide in French parliament vote

Polls show Macron's party party crushing France's traditional parties, the rightwing Republicans and Socialists, but also the far-right National Front of defeated presidential candidate Marine Le Pen which faces major disappointment. If the steamroller effect continues for Macron's party, half of whose candidates are women and half new to politics, France will have a chamber of representatives like few others, fulfilling the president's wish to renew a political class that for years has been ...

Militants fire at Army convoy in Kashmir, no casualty reported

The policemen were killed when militants ambushed a vehicle carrying them Friday evening at Thajiwara - Achabal village in Anantnag district, about 65 km south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir . Earlier on Friday, Indian soldiers killed two fighters including a popular rebel commander Junaid Mattoo in south Kashmir's Kulgam district. In recent years, Kashmiris, mainly youths, have displayed open solidarity with anti-India rebels and sought to protect ...

Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation Over Comey Firing

Durbin, speaking on WGN radio, said he hoped the response to Trump firing Mueller would be bipartisan if it occurred. Comey testified under oath to the Senate intelligence committee earlier in June that Trump told him in a private conversation: "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go".

Trump Steps Up Attacks on Russia Probe's Leaders

Trump said he was being investigated by the man who, in the first place, told him to fire James Comey . Trump tweets . Echoing tweets from Thursday, he concludes by adding: "Witch Hunt". Trump hadn't publicly admitted he was personally under investigation until now. If Trump is found guilty of obstruction of justice, that would likely be grounds for impeachment.

Tropical Wave in the Caribbean Has Big Storm Potential

Another scenario misses the influence of the trough and allows a storm to develop south continuing northwest into Mexico or extreme south Texas. Current model analysis of the future track of the invest takes the system into the Central Gulf of Mexico .

Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe

Robert Mueller, the special counsel named by the department to investigate the Russian Federation matter, is now examining whether Trump or others sought to obstruct the probe, a person familiar with the inquiry said on Thursday. The Comey dismissal could become part of a widening investigation into whether the President tried to interfere with the ongoing Russian Federation probe.

Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russian Federation investigators

Days after Comey was abruptly ousted, Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. It also seeks any background investigation records involving the former manager of the Trump campaign, Paul Manafort, and his business partner, Rick Gates; the former foreign policy adviser Carter Page; and the former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Trump to clamp down on Cuba travel, trade, curbing Obama's detente

In a statement, Myron Brilliant, executive vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said the new rules limit the "possibility for positive change on the island and risk ceding growth opportunities to other countries that, frankly, may not share America's interest in a free and democratic Cuba that respects human rights ".

New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

The special counsel is following two major lines of investigation, said one US official familiar with the rough outlines of Mueller's probe who spoke on condition of anonymity. " Many new jobs, high business enthusiasm", he wrote Sunday, also pointing to his successful nomination of conservative justice Neil Gorsuch to the top United States court.

London police: 58 people assumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire

More than 20 police officers rushed into the town hall to restore order and mounted police were on stand-by. Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted that support for families in the "initial hours" was "not good enough".

Trump acknowledges he's under investigation

Trump's 9:07 a.m. tweet appeared to be principally directed at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the number-two official at the Justice Department who authored a memo justifying Comey's firing. Comey said he typed notes describing the conversations because he was anxious Trump "might lie" later about them. There has been growing concern among Trump and his allies that Mueller's past professional relationship with Comey is getting in the way of his investigation into ...

At least 61 killed as forest fires rage across Portugal

The media in Portugal report that the fire is out of control, even though 600 firefighters are fighting to extinguish it. Other 54 people were injured, including four firefighters and a seriously injured minor, Gomes told state broadcaster RTP.

Portugal team sends condolences to fire victims

Several hundred firefighters and over 100 vehicles were dispatched late on Saturday to tackle the blaze, which broke out in the afternoon in the municipality of Pedrogao Grande before spreading fast across several fronts. Some 600 firefighters were trying to put out the fires, which started Saturday. The EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides expressed his condolences for the victims in a statement , saying the "EU is fully ready to help".

58 presumed dead in London tower fire

The agency fears debris could fall on the tracks, BBC reported on its website. Mr Cundy has warned the search and recovery operation is going to take a "significant" amount of time - with both the police and the London Fire Brigade saying it will take weeks to complete.

Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

All eyes in Russian Federation and around the world during the tournament will be on Portugal's superstar forward Cristiano Ronaldo , who earned effusive praise from his former Madrid colleague. Portugal coach Fernando Santos said it was not the performance he expected from his team. Chile is ranked fourth, but lacks the same tradition as Portugal and Mexico and has struggled in South American qualifying.

Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Federal Investigation

Terming Comey's allegations untrue, Trump later said he was willing to testify under oath but Mueller's reported investigation into the president's actions means that Trump will have to live with the ghost of another probe reaching to the White House .

Wildfires in Portugal kill at least 58

Games said the fatalities occurred in the Pedrogao Grande area, about 150km northeast of Lisbon , where about firefighters have been trying to put out the fires since Saturday, Gomes said. Prime Minister Antonio Costa said it was "the greatest tragedy we have seen in recent years in terms of forest fires ", according to the BBC . A burnt auto on a road after a wildfire in Pedrogao, in central Portugal .

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says there's no cause to fire Mueller

He says he is confident that Mueller will have "the full independence he needs" to investigate thoroughly. "I think Mueller should have not taken the position if he was under consideration and had a private meeting with the president and was privy maybe to some of his thoughts", Ruddy added.

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