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As UK Elections Loom, PM May Promises to Curb Human Rights Laws

Human Rights laws also held up the deportation of the hate preacher Abu Qatada to his native Jordan, and Mrs May says she will find ways to prevent future deportations being delayed. May said "enough is enough" and called for "difficult conversations" to weed out potential terrorists from United Kingdom communities, adding that Britain has been too tolerant of extremism.


UNF professor locked inside Notre Dame Cathedral after Paris attack

UNF professor locked inside Notre Dame Cathedral after Paris attack

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the attacker cried "it's for Syria" as he went after the officers. Collomb said the attacker was carrying kitchen knives and the identification card of an Algerian student. Just days ago, three attackers who said they supported ISIS allegedly plowed through pedestrians on the iconic London Bridge in London, killing around a dozen people and injuring dozens more.



SNP manifesto: Indyref2 'triple lock' but movement on timing

It says that the SNP "recognise [s] that at a time of rising inflation, public sector pay caps become unsustainable", adding: 'For the NHS , the Scottish Government will work with unions to submit evidence to the independent pay review body on the impact of pay restraint and ask it to make fair recommendations.


Malta votes in early elections tied to Panama Papers scandal

Malta votes in early elections tied to Panama Papers scandal

A sample count of ballots on Sunday showed Labour having a majority of more than 30,000 votes, equivalent to almost 10 percent of the electorate. Muscat called snap elections a year early following an investigation into allegations his wife owned a company related to the Panama Papers scandal .



Netanyahu insists Israel retain Jordan valley military control

This week, Israel will be marking the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War. The statement said that the actions taken by Israel (the occupying power) on the ground, and the remarks made by its officials affirm Israel's determination to destroy all opportunities and possibilities for achieving peace.



Trump's Tweets Could Harm Vital Gulf Coalition, Experts Warn

It's a change in tone for a president who had seemed to welcome the crisis brewing among America's Mideast allies. The White House says the two leaders also discussed how to prevent the financing of terrorist organizations and eliminate "the promotion of extremism by any nation in the region".