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The man who killed four people outside Britain’s Parliament was in Saudi Arabia three times and taught English there, the Middle Eastern country’s embassy said. Friday a Saudi statement said that Khalid Masood taught English in Saudi Arabia from November 2005 to November 2006 and again from April 2008 to April 2009.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the terror attack that left four people dead, including the assailant and a police officer, outside of London’s Parliament building on Wednesday, according to the Amaq media agency.
Brexit leader Nigel Farage reacted to Wednesday’s terror attack in London, saying it should highlight the importance of properly vetting immigrants and refugees. “We’ve made some terrible mistakes in this country,” Farage said, referring to Great Britain.Fox News
Wednesday a police officer was stabbed and an alleged assailant was reportedly shot after gunfire broke out at the UK Parliament in London. At least four people were lying on the ground, some bleeding heavily, on Westminster Bridge near Britain’s parliament, Reuters reported. It was not clear exactly what happened or how many people were injured.
A terror recruit took his entire immediate family — including three young children — to join the Islamic State in Syria and may have used government welfare money to bankroll the trip, according to the Sunday Times.
Monday the DOJ asked lawmakers for more time to gather evidence related to President Trump’s claim that former President Obama ordered wiretaps on Trump Tower’s phones during last year’s presidential campaign.
Parliament’s backing for the government’s Brexit bill will be a “defining moment for our whole country”, Theresa May has told MPs. The prime minister said her timetable of triggering formal negotiations by the end of March remained on track.
Monday Scotland’s leader said that she would seek authority for a new independence referendum because Britain is dragging Scotland out of the European Union against its will. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said that she would move quickly to give Scottish voters a chance to make Scotland an independent country.
Attacks by Russian hackers could threaten British democracy, GCHQ has warned politicians. The spy agency’s computer security chief has written to political parties offering advice on preventing hacks, according to The Sunday Times.
Sunday Britain’s top minister for leaving the European Union said that lawmakers should let Prime Minister Theresa May “get on with the job” of quitting the bloc, and the main opposition Brexit spokesman said he expects the divorce papers to be filed this week.