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Tehran attackers fought for ISIS, Iran says

It said they returned to Iran in August under the command of an Islamic State leader and escaped when authorities initially broke up their extremist cell. "She offered honest condolences on the loss of innocent lives and expressed solidarity with the people and the government of Iran", the statement said.



John McCain explains his confounding line of questioning during James Comey's testimony

Kasowitz labeled Comey "one of these leakers" who are "actively attempting to undermine this administration with selective and illegal leaks of classified information and privileged communications". Comey again tried to explain that he only discussed the findings of the Clinton investigation after it was completed. During that testimony , he says "hundreds of thousands" of emails ended up on Weiner's laptop.



UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Even though her party won the most seats - 318 out of 650, with one constituency yet to declare - it lost ground and will not be able to govern alone. "That's not a matter for me", she said. Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May today began finalising her cabinet of ministers and held talks with the Democratic Unionist Party to determine the contours of the party's support for her minority government.



London terror attack death toll rises to 8

Police and the security agencies are facing questions about whether they missed chances to thwart the attack. Alexandre Pigeard , 26, who was working in a French restaurant in Borough Market , has already been confirmed as being among the seven people killed in the knife and van attack on Saturday.



Theresa May's DUP deal: Hundreds of thousands back call to block agreement

With one result still to come , the Tories have 318 seats - 12 down on their position before the election , and eight short of the number required for a majority . Meanwhile, Labour - previously written off by critics - surged to 261 seats, up 29 from 2015. Jeffrey Donaldson , a DUP member of parliament, said the election outcome created the "perfect territory" to secure concessions from the Conservatives.


UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June

UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June

This is disappointing for Prime Minister Theresa May , who chose to call an early election to try to strengthen her hand in talks with the European Union on Brexit . She won the leadership with a massive majority with MPs. Britain's largely pro-Conservative press questioned whether she could remain in power with the clock ticking on the two-year European Union divorce process.