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Khalid Masood, the attacker police believe to be responsible for the attack, then ran into Parliament and stabbed PC Keith Palmer, 48, who confronted him and was unarmed at the moment. Police believe the man acted alone. "However, he was known to police and has a range of previous convictions for assaults, including [grievous bodily harm ], possession of offensive weapons and public order offences", Scotland Yard said Thursday.
  • House Leaders Postpone Vote on American Health Care Act

    House Leaders Postpone Vote on American Health Care Act

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    But House leaders delayed the vote because critics from the left and right were reluctant to support it. Now, House Republican leaders are struggling with the same divisions that plagued them under President Barack Obama . A number of moderates came out against the bill this week, giving Republican leaders little room to negotiate changes. It has not been reported out. "Success breeds success; failure, you know, tends to compound itself", he added.
  • Sydney teenager pleads guilty to Anzac Day terror plot

    Sydney teenager pleads guilty to Anzac Day terror plot

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    The teenager was accused of using an encrypted message app to try and obtain a gun for an April 25 attack and, when that failed, a bomb manual. It is marked on 25 April every year. "A plea has been entered and the matter is on its way to finalisation", Upol Amin said. The parties are yet to agree on the facts and the boy was remanded in custody until the case returns to court, most likely on April 21.
  • Man Stabs to Death Homeless Person in Hunt to 'Target Black Males'

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    He reportedly told police he wanted to stab a black person, then grab a police officer's gun and shoot people. He found one, followed him, but got "spooked". Despite his wounds, Caughman managed to walk into the Midtown South Precinct station house. Caughman was taken to a hospital where he died. According the police chief, Jackson recognized his image from a surveillance camera on the news and chose to turn himself in.
  • Five dead in terror attack outside parliament

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    British lawmakers reacted with defiance, shock and emotional tribute on Thursday as they came to terms with an attack which left a police officer dead on the cobbles inside the gates of the world's oldest parliament. A candlelit vigil is also being held in Trafalgar Square at 6pm this evening in memory of the victims. My mind actually switched to some hostile environment training i had done but you never think you will need to use in London .
  • Donald Trump pushes House Republicans to support healthcare bill

    Donald Trump pushes House Republicans to support healthcare bill

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    Repealing and replacing so-called Obamacare was a major plank of Mr Trump's election campaign. Tension boiled over in a meeting between top administration officials ― including top strategist Steve Bannon and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus ― and Republican lawmakers hours after House leadership delayed a scheduled vote on their health care legislation Thursday.
  • Child steals the Pope's hat, invites wrath of God

    Child steals the Pope's hat, invites wrath of God

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    So when a man who calls himself "The Catholic Traveller" took his goddaughter to see the pope in Rome, and she did something somewhat disrespectful, it was wonderful to see how lighthearted the Pope's reaction was. The pope and the crowd laughed as he retrieved his hat and placed it back on his head. "Who knows what she will get up to tomorrow", he told CNN .
  • ISIS captures 9 Iraqi officers Western Mosul

    ISIS captures 9 Iraqi officers Western Mosul

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    Many civilians fear fleeing because of IS snipers and landmines, but 157,000 have reached a reception and transit centre since the Iraqi government offensive on west Mosul began a month ago, it said. The government halted offensive operations on Thursday due to cloudy weather, which makes it hard to bring in air support. He also said the militants' ability to send out vehicle bombs had significantly diminished after the security forces sealed off most roads inside Old City.
  • Mom and child killed in separate accidents just miles & minutes apart

    Mom and child killed in separate accidents just miles & minutes apart

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    Authorities say an Alabama woman and her young daughter died in separate traffic accidents on the same highway only 30 minutes apart. The driver of the truck and a passenger were taken to an area hospital for treatment. About a half hour after Patterson's accident, police said her 8-year-old daughter Libby Patterson was hit by a auto while crossing the street on the same highway.