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'I'm not a hero', says man who confronted Tube attacker

A man who fought with a knife-wielding Tube attacker has said he is "not a hero".

Ex-Uber driver Muhiddin Mire will be sentenced today after he was convicted of trying to behead a stranger at Leytonstone Tube station in London last December.

David Pethers, exchanged words with the 30 year old before having a "running battle" with him, during which he was cut across the neck.

He told Good Morning Britain he felt he could have done more to stop the attacker.

"I don't think I'm a hero at all," he said. "Anyone could have done it."



Streep: Hillary Clinton will be our first woman president

Multiple Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep has said Hillary Clinton will be the first female president of the United States.

Speaking to cheering audiences at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Streep said voters and delegates had made history by choosing Mrs Clinton to be the Democratic presidential candidate.

"Tonight, more than 200 years after Deborah Samson fought and nearly a hundred years after women got the vote, you people have made history," she said.

"And you're going to make history again in November because Hillary Clinton will be our first woman president and she will be a great president."

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