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Puerto Rico to vote on statehood Sunday

Puerto Rico to vote on statehood Sunday

Congressional apathy "doesn't mean the vote's not worth doing, because this kind of vote is the only way out of a colonial situation", said Columbia Law School Professor Christina Duffy Ponsa, an expert on Puerto Rico territory issues who supports statehood.



Two of the London Bridge/Borough Market attackers from Barking - third man named

The trio were pictured wearing what appeared to be explosive vests, with police later confirming they were fake. "And this happened in England, absolutely". The parents lived for a time in Morocco before separating when the mother returned to Italy and re-established herself in Bologna. But she put much of the blame for her son's radicalization on Islamic propaganda found on the internet.


Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates

Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates

Saudi Arabia and many of its Arab allies, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Yemen, Libya's transitional government, as well as Maldives and Mauritius cut diplomatic ties with Qatar this week. Meanwhile, the crisis is drawing in more countries. On June 7, Turkey's parliament ratified two deals on deploying troops to Qatar and training the Gulf nation's gendarmerie.



Britain's Election Muddles Brexit Even More

With 649 of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives had won 318 seats and Labour 261 followed by the pro-independence Scottish National Party on 34. Result: It lost a third of its seats-most of which, adding insult to injury, went to May's Conservatives. If May was right that her party's narrow majority impaired her ability to negotiate optimal terms for withdrawal from the European Union , it's hard to see how she (or another Conservative prime minister) wouldn't be at an even greater ...



Ahead of United Kingdom election, 5 arrested over London, Manchester terror attacks

The Metropolitan Police said the body was found on Tuesday downstream from the bridge. Thomas' girlfriend was seriously injured after being hit by the attackers' van. Butt, 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan . IS has claimed responsibility for three attacks in Britain since March, and Dick described the recent wave of violence as "unprecedented in my working life".



Tillerson Scrambles to Undo Trump's Qatar Blunder

In an extraordinary broadside against a key USA partner, President Donald Trump lambasted Qatar on Friday for funding terrorism "at a very high level" and insisted that it stop. The sanctions list further tightens the screws on Qatar , home to a key USA military base and the host of the 2022 Fifa World Cup. General Lloyd Austin, the head of U.S.