• Policemen storm Malaysia plane after bomb scare
Policemen storm Malaysia plane after bomb scare

Malaysian deputy transport minister Abdul Aziz Kaprawi said the Sri Lankan national was overpowered by the plane's crew and later arrested. According to the police, Marks was released from psychiatric care earlier on Wednesday and was known to have a history of mental illness.

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  • Eric Trump says Washington Democrats
Eric Trump says Washington Democrats "are not even people"

Two things can be true at once: The Trumps can do good charitable work and put money in their own pockets. Overall, he added , the foundation's efforts have yielded 'over $16.3 million dollars for the children of St. While St. Jude hosts a professional golf tournament this week, a charity golf tournament played every year in NY has the cancer re...

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  • Nikki Haley admits that Trump believes the 'climate is changing'
Nikki Haley admits that Trump believes the 'climate is changing'

In his announcement on Thursday, Trump called the USA the world leader of environmental protections, and said he would "begin negotiations to re-enter either the Paris accord or an entirely new transaction" and that he wants to "make a deal that's fair".

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  • British police identify 3rd London attacker as Italian of Moroccan descent
British police identify 3rd London attacker as Italian of Moroccan descent

During the eight-minute long slaughter, the three knifemen ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge using a van and went on to stab people in Borough Market with 12-inch knives. Police disclosed late on Monday that 27-year-old Khuram Butt , a British citizen born in Pakistan , was known to police and domestic spy agency MI5 but with resou...

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  • United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn calls for PM May to stand down
United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn calls for PM May to stand down

May called the election back in April in a bid to strengthen the Tories majority in parliament to help smooth the path for her Brexit plans. Pundits and pollsters initially predicted she would flatten her Labour opponents, who were saddled with an unpopular leader, Jeremy Corbyn , and old-style socialist policies seen as excessively radi...

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  • Britain's Conservative Party Loses Majority; May Faces Calls to Resign
Britain's Conservative Party Loses Majority; May Faces Calls to Resign

She has held the top job for less than a year, the successor to former premier David Cameron, who resigned after Britons repudiated his advice and voted to leave the E.U. With 97 seats decided, Labour has netted 53 of them and the Conservatives have 31. The Cabinet Manual drawn up in 2010 following the inconclusive result of that year's election ...

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  • Comey testimony does little to answer impeachment question
Comey testimony does little to answer impeachment question

Comey testified that even though Trump's words were not "an order", he nevertheless "took it as a direction". And Mr. Comey flatly rejected the White House's initial explanation for his May 9 firing. "The president tweeted on Friday after I got fired that I better hope there's not tapes", Comey recalled. While impeachment proceedings a...

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  • European Central Bank rules out further interest rate cuts, in step towards stimulus exit
European Central Bank rules out further interest rate cuts, in step towards stimulus exit

With price growth estimated at roughly around 1.5% through 2019, compared with a goal of just under 2%, policymakers may hold off on more significant changes until later this year. Granted, the official jobless rate is close to its lowest level in eight years, but employment hasn't yet reached its pre-crisis peak and many people work fewer hours th...

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  • USA yields rise after European Central Bank, as Comey testifies
USA yields rise after European Central Bank, as Comey testifies

It kept its easy money policy unchanged as widely expected, however, including its 2.3 trillion euro ($2.59 trillion) bond-buying program and sub-zero interest rates , despite resistance from cash-rich Germany. With Thursday's decision, the ECB's deposit rate, its key policy tool, remains at -0.4 percent. The euro hit a one-week low of $1.1199...

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  • LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team
LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team

He finally got past the Celtics and then the Spurs while with the Heat and pulled off the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history to beat the Warriors last year but Golden State is on the cusp of going 16-0 to beat him for the second time in 3 years.

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  • Trump lawyer rejects Comey testimony, suggests prosecution
Trump lawyer rejects Comey testimony, suggests prosecution

But he said Trump's request to terminate the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn left him "stunned", and senior FBI officials considered it to be of "investigative interest". Comey said it was that tweet that prompted him to ask a friend to reveal the contents of the memo to a reporter the following Tuesday, May...

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  • 'Files' App for iOS 11 leaks before WWDC 2017
'Files' App for iOS 11 leaks before WWDC 2017

The Amazon Echo and Google Home are under $200, but Apple folks argue that the higher price tag is worth it. Amazon's ( AMZN ) record-breaking Echo speaker, which it can't make fast enough, and Google's ( GOOGL ) Home speaker were top dogs in a new category.

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  • Man with a knife holds people hostage at Job Centre in Newcastle
Man with a knife holds people hostage at Job Centre in Newcastle

Police said they are now dealing with an "ongoing situation" at the Job Centre Plus in Clifford Street, Byker. The local Byker metro station was closed and no trains were passing through "as a precaution". There are reports of a heavy police presence in Byker as the incident is dealt with although at this time it is not clear exactly what has happe...

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  • Footage shows last moments of London attack
Footage shows last moments of London attack

People were sobbing at London Bridge during the minute's silence after seven people were killed in the horrific attack. A security source said Butt was well known to Scotland Yard as a "player" in al-Muhajiroun, adding he was the subject of frequent police attention and was "on bail until quite recently, possibly at the time of the attack " ...

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  • Labor department's fiduciary rule takes effect
Labor department's fiduciary rule takes effect

The fiduciary rule has been the subject of fierce debate and contention since it was proposed during the Obama administration. President Trump's administration may well push back the full implementation date or even repeal the rule. The rule never took effect. Therefore, the Department has said it will "not pursue claims against fiduciaries who...

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  • Comey told senators Sessions may have met Russia's ambassador a third time
Comey told senators Sessions may have met Russia's ambassador a third time

Comey said that he felt compelled to carefully document his interactions with President Trump because he did not believe that Trump would portray those interactions truthfully, if the need ever arose. Comey said he expected Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation weeks before he did because of reasons that are class...

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  • Theresa May ahead in United Kingdom exit poll but shy of overall majority
Theresa May ahead in United Kingdom exit poll but shy of overall majority

The election comes at a pivotal time in British history as it negotiates a complicated exit from the European Union, the first country to leave the bloc. She told Sky News: "A coalition is not on the cards, not just because of the 2015 result but because of big policy differences". Labour's spokesman on finance John McDonnell says, "We have to ...

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  • British shock: PM May's election gamble appears to backfire
British shock: PM May's election gamble appears to backfire

The left winger said she should "go and make way for a government that is truly representative of this country". While her Conservatives will likely remain the largest party - and may even have a majority to govern - they are losing seats.

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  • Trump unveils infrastructure plan, but vague on details
Trump unveils infrastructure plan, but vague on details

Though the White House's official statement made little note of energy infrastructure, Platts reports the President on Wednesday said the push would help eliminate "burdensome" rules on oil and gas projects. House and is awaiting House action. Trump is in Cincinnati to talk about a specific piece of his infrastructure plan: inland waterways and...

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  • United Kingdom industrial output growth weaker than expected
United Kingdom industrial output growth weaker than expected

Industrial production rose a working-day-adjusted 3.1 percent year-over-year in April, slower than the 3.3 climb in the previous month. However, manufacturing grew only 0.2% on the month, also disappointing market expectations. Britain's overall trade deficit narrowed sharply to just over 2 billion pounds in April, reflecting the fall in imports. ...

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