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British police name two London attackers

Butt was previously known to police and domestic spy agency, MI5 and was a British citizen who had been born in Pakistan, the police said. His accomplice, Rachid Redouane , 30, was not known to authorities. A spokesman for Khan had noted in response to an earlier Trump tweet that Khan's comment referred to the increased police presence on London's streets.



Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals

The company "can't afford to yield valuable real-estate in the heart of people's homes to Amazon , Google and others", said Geoff Blaber, research analyst at CCS Insight. Apple is accepting pre-orders from today with plans to begin shipping next week. Storage for the iMac Pro now comes with a solid-state option with up to 4TB of SSD for rapid file access.


ICBM Intercept Test Worked Against Decoys North Korea Might Use

ICBM Intercept Test Worked Against Decoys North Korea Might Use

Republican Senator Dan Sullivan says the Pentagon's successful missile intercept test sends a clear message to North Korea's "unstable dictator". The New York Times noted that North Korea launched four medium-range ballistic missiles on March 6 from near the village of Tongchang in North Pyongan Province, whereas the recent test only measured the defense system's ability to intercept a single missile.



Election 2017: Trainee solicitor to contest marginal seat for SNP

The document, launched by Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday morning, argues that the UK Government would find it "democratically unsustainable" to continue to oppose another referendum if the SNP wins most of Scotland's Westminster seats.



London Bridge attackers named as pre-election heat rises

Butt was previously known to police and domestic spy agency, MI5 and was a British citizen who had been born in Pakistan, the police said . Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick revealed she had contacted her counterpart in MI5 to discuss the handling of intelligence as she acknowledged that the spate of three terrorist attacks in Britain over the last nine weeks meant strategy had to be reconsidered and the authorities needed to "step up our game".


Leo Varadkar: Ireland set to have first gay PM

Leo Varadkar: Ireland set to have first gay PM

Varadkar will be Ireland's youngest prime minister. He beat his rival - Housing Minister Simon Coveney - with 60% of the votes to lead the center-right Fine Gael party. "Leo Varadkar's victory in the Fine Gael leadership contest, which took place after outgoing PM Enda Kenny announced his resignation last month, marks another significant step forward for equality in the country, after 2015's gay marriage referendum".