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UK arrests three as footage of London Bridge attack appears online

UK arrests three as footage of London Bridge attack appears online

If confirmed, Thomas, 45, would be the eighth person killed in the vehicle and knife attack. Early on Wednesday, police arrested a 30-year-old man in East London in connection with the attack and searched his home. Another Australian who died, nurse Kirsty Boden, was said to have been trying to help other victims when she was killed. Italian officials said suspicions about him had been shared with British authorities.



Hamas critiques Saudi FM for comments on Qatar crisis

Credit rating agency S&P cut its long-term rating of Qatar one notch from AA to AA- late on Wednesday and implied that further downgrades were likely. Qatar has said it is open to talks to end the crisis but has also accused its neighbours of impinging on its sovereignty. And a State Department official said an approved but pending sale of F-15 fighter planes to Qatar hasn't been affected.



Should British Police Officers Be Armed With Guns?

In the film, he was seen with a group unfurling a black-and-white flag associated with the Islamic State group. After a brief pause, election campaigning resumed on Monday, with security dominating the agenda ahead of Thursday's vote. Late on Sunday, three attackers drove south across London Bridge, mowing down pedestrians before stabbing bystanders in the nearby Borough Market area.


South Korea's Suspension of THAAD Could Be Good for Airline Stocks

South Korea's Suspension of THAAD Could Be Good for Airline Stocks

Kim Dong-yub, a North Korea expert at Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies, said the projectiles, which showed longer range than North Korea's previously known KN-01 anti-ship cruise missiles that can travel up to 160km (99 miles), were likely from a new cruise missile system North Korea displayed during a massive April 15 military parade.



Donald Trump may try to prevent James Comey from testifying

The Senate panel is likely to ask Mr Comey about these interactions and the allegation that Mr Trump tried to pressure him into dropping the FBI's inquiry into Mr Flynn, whose ties to both Russian Federation and Turkey are under scrutiny.



Tehran Acid Attack Victims Released from Hospital

Iranian security services say they foiled a third attack, although few details are known. While Daesh, like Al Qaeda, is increasingly a brand name for claiming terror attacks rather than its actual coordinator, the fact that footage of this attack was published on the Al Amaq broadcaster (the in-house channel for Daesh in the Middle East) strongly suggests that these attacks, unlike others, really was the direct work of the entity which still controls parts of Syria and Iraq.