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Jun 25, 2017

Iran arrests Islamic State-linked group planning attacks

Iranian security forces have arrested members of a group linked to Islamic State which had planned bombings and suicide attacks in religious centers, state television reported on Saturday. Intelligence Ministry agents “were able to arrest a group linked to Daesh (Islamic state) that intended ...

California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

Jun 25, 2017

California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend. “Your son is alive,” he said. “Bill (Shinker) put my son on the phone,” Kerrigan said. “He said, ‘Hi dad.’ “ Orange County coroner’s officials had misidentified ...

British lawmakers hit by sustained cyberattack

/ Jun 25, 2017

British lawmakers hit by sustained cyberattack

Britain’s Parliament was hit by a “sustained and determined” cyberattack on Saturday designed to identify weak email passwords, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country’s health service. The House of Commons said it was working with the National ...

/ Jun 25, 2017

Defiant mayors warn Trump over immigration, climate

Mayors are warning President Donald Trump that toughening immigration enforcement meddles with U.S. cities’ affairs. More than 250 mayors are meeting at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Miami Beach to take a stance on issues from climate change to the federal budget and ...

Colombian authorities arrest eight for alleged ties to mall bomb

Jun 25, 2017

Colombian authorities arrest eight for alleged ties to mall bomb

Eight people were arrested Saturday on suspicion of being involved in the explosion of a homemade bomb at a shopping mall that killed three people last weekend, Colombian authorities said. The Defense Ministry said the arrests of four women and four men took place ...

London council evacuates residents over fire safety concerns

Jun 24, 2017

London council evacuates residents over fire safety concerns

One London community is evacuating some 800 households from five publicly owned apartment towers because of safety concerns following the devastating fire that killed 79 people in a west London high-rise on June 14. The move comes as residents of thousands of tower blocks ...

Trump slashes grant for group combating white extremism

Jun 24, 2017

Trump slashes grant for group combating white extremism

The Trump administration on Friday slashed $400,000 in federal funding for one of the few U.S. groups that combat white extremism but denied it is now focusing only on fighting radical Islamists. A grant announcement by the Department of Homeland Security eliminated funding for ...