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June 20, 2018 11:14 PM Britain is terrorists’ top European target

MORE than half of all terrorist attacks in the EU last year occurred in Britain, it was revealed yesterday. A total of 205 foiled, failed and completed attacks were reported by nine member states, according to figures from Europol. The UK experienced the highest number at 107 – including 88 security-related incidents in Northern Ireland. France recorded 7

June 20, 2018 9:38 PM Man who tried to recruit for Islamic State sentenced

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man who tried to recruit members for the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison. Amir Said Rahman Al-Ghazi (ah-MEER' sy-EED' RAHK'-mahn GAH'-zee), formerly Robert McCollum (mah-KAHL'-uhm), pleaded guilty in March 2016 to attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization 4

June 20, 2018 3:33 PM Europol says homegrown jihadis behind most 2017 attacks

PARIS (AP) - Europol says armed jihadis plotted or carried out more attacks in Europe last year than in 2016, with a total of 33 attacks either planned or executed. A report the law enforcement agency issued Wednesday said 10 plots were realized in 2017, most of them committed by homegrown European extremists who had never traveled abroad. Knives were the primary

June 20, 2018 9:27 AM Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam is rushed to hospital from prison 'in extreme pain' with suspected appendicitis

The only surviving suspect in the ISIS attacks on Paris in which 130 people died has been rushed to hospital 'in extreme pain' with suspected a appendicitis. Salah Abdeslam, 28, was removed from solitary confinement at Fleury-Merogis – the largest prison in Europe – and taken to the Sud Francilien hospital at Corbeil-Essonnes, some ten miles away in southern

June 19, 2018 10:08 PM Trump's latest swipe at Canada? Smuggling US shoes

After citing national security reasons for slapping tariffs on Canadian metals, Donald Trump escalated his attacks on America's northern neighbor Tuesday, claiming its citizens were smuggling shoes across the border. Trump has angered Canada with his protectionist rhetoric, and has threatened to scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in favor

June 18, 2018 11:01 PM 'You are an idiot!' Peer sparks CHAOS in House of Lords as he attacks 'Brexit sabotage'

CONSERVATIVE peer Lord Robathan prompted huge groans in the House of Lords after he quizzed Lord Hailsham over whether he was trying to “sabotage” Brexit. “On the second point of clarification, could he tell us what discussions he has had with the opposition front bench on this amendment?” Lord Hailsham replied: “Yes it is perfectly true that I have had negotiations 7

June 18, 2018 6:52 PM Greece: 2 face racism charges over beatings of immigrants

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek police say they have arrested one suspected extreme nationalist and are seeking a second as suspects in a pair of attacks on immigrants in Athens. A police statement issued Monday said the suspects allegedly attacked two Pakistanis on Friday, stole a mobile phone and cash, and beat them while berating them with racist comments

June 18, 2018 4:18 PM Incredible moment a hungry brown bear raids an eagle's nest before being dive-bombed by angry birds as her three cubs watch on

This is the remarkable moment a brown bear attempts to raid an eagle's nest before being set upon by a flock of enraged birds. Photographer Jeff Schultz took the incredible pictures while paddling down a river with other guests at the Katmai Wilderness Lodge near Anchorage, Alaska. In the photos a fully-grown brown bear can be seen tentatively approaching 9 1

June 18, 2018 4:01 PM Spain holiday hotspots to be hit with summer of chaos as protesters vow tourist SABOTAGE

A NEW wave of mass tourism protests may hit Spain within the next few weeks as activists who last summer slashed tyres and pelted holiday buses announce a renewed campaign. The youth organisation Arran, linked to the Candidatura de Unidad Popular party, says it cannot accept the current tourism model in the Catalan countries which include Barcelona 7

June 18, 2018 10:31 AM Peace convoy arrives in Afghan capital after 40-day march

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Dozens of Afghans arrived in the capital on Monday after trekking across the country on foot calling for an end to the 17-year war. The Helmand Peace Convoy reached Kabul after traveling more than 500 kilometers (300 miles) over nearly 40 days. The march began in the southern city of Lashkar Gah, in the Helmand province, an area largely