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Author: 0 London Bridge Area Attacks Declared as Terrorism

On 22 May, 22 people were killed and 116 injured in a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena . Reports are coming in from London of 15 to 20 pedestrians stabbed on the London Bridge , while at least 20 people were plowed down by a white van and unconfirmed reports of a stabbing on June 3.

Author: 0 Two Australians affected by the London terror attacks

At least 30 others were taken to five hospitals, the London Ambulance Service said. Police say that anyone who may be concerned about someone being a victim may call a casualty center number. Masood was shot dead by a ministerial bodyguard. In this image made from PA Video footage, people receive medical attention in Thrale Street near London Bridge following a terrorist incident Sunday, June 4, 2017.

Author: 0 Van Mows Down Pedestrians on London Bridge, Stabbings Reported Nearby

Borough Market, next to London Bridge, was busy at the weekend night with lots of people enjoying food and drinks in the bars. At least 20 people were mowed down when a white van ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge . Police said shots were fired and urged people to flee the area. British Prime Minister Theresa May stated police are treating this as "a possible terror attack " (which has now been made official as a terror investigation).

Author: 0 London attack: What we know so far

Witnesses say three men fled the van with large knives and attacked people at bars and restaurants in nearby Borough Market. "I want to express my huge gratitude to the police and emergency services who are on the scene", May added. US President Donald Trump took to Twitter as events unfolded, offering help to Britain and promoting his travel ban as an extra level of security for Americans.

Global Media London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians
Author: 0 London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians

One occurred at London Bridge , when a van was seen plowing into pedestrians. BBC reporter Holly Jones was at the bridge when the van came through and reported the van veered off the road and into crowds of people. Live video showed people streaming out of bars in the area with their hands raised above their heads. A married couple, Ben and Natalie, near the Borough Market attack told BBC Radio they saw someone stabbed with a large knife then the attacker "boldly" strolled away.

Author: 0 Organization of American States discusses Venezuelan crisis

Last week, the Manhattan-based investment bank bought bonds from Petróleos de Venezuela, or PDVSA, the state-run oil and natural gas company. But left-leaning nations that have been sympathetic to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro insisted the OAS had no business interfering in the crisis, in which protests against Maduro's government have left at least 60 people dead.

Author: 0 Paris climate deal: Trump's decision leaves him isolated

As NPR has reported , "the only other countries not part of the agreement are Syria, which is in the midst of a civil war, and Nicaragua , which argued that the Paris accord did not go far enough to curb global emissions". When the Bill Clinton/Al Gore White House (yes, that Al Gore) first contemplated ratifying Kyoto, the U.S. Senate voted 95 to 0 - all Democrats, all Republicans - that it would refuse to ratify the treaty unless it made the same demands of China and the developing ...

Author: 0 This Time, Trump Is Right About Trade

In December, The Washington Post columnist David Ignatius wrote that Trump's unpredictability could at times benefit the U.S.in its dealings with other nations. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel was even more blunt on Monday, slamming the United States president's "short-sighted" policies that have "weakened the West" and hurt European interests.

Author: 0 President Trump pushes travel ban after London 'terrorist incidents'

Italian photographer Gabriele Sciotto, who was watching the Champions League final at the Wheatsheaf pub in Borough Market, said he saw three men being shot just outside the pub. And then there was a man with a knife, he was running. Gerard Kavanar, 46, said he had seen a chef with " blood on his shoulder " in the area. BBC reporter Holly Jones , who was on the bridge at the time, told the network several people were hurt after a white van swerved and hit a crowd of people while it ...

Author: 0 Car runs into London Bridge pedestrians; multiple injuries

At least six people were killed and almost a dozen others hospitalized following a horrific hit-and-run on the London Bridge and a vicious stabbing attack that the London police declared " terrorist incidents " last night as authorities were bracing for further bloodshed.

Author: 0 Cyclone Mora kills six in Bangladesh, alert sounded in coastal Odisha

Cyclone Mora made landfall in southeast Bangladesh on Tuesday, killing at least five people and forcing hundreds of thousands into shelters, emergency officials said. "Some people were injured, but no-one is dead". All fishing vessels at sea were recalled, and fishermen were advised to keep them anchored. Around 200,000 people from the Muslim minority were being sheltered in the coastal Cox's Bazar district, which bore the brunt of the damage.

Author: 0 Terror incident on London Bridge

They has also responded to an incident in another area of London , Vauxhaul. "Armed officers responded very quickly and bravely, confronting three male suspects who were shot and killed in Borough Market", he added. The attacks come days ahead of a June 8 election and less than two weeks after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a pop concert by USA singer Ariana Grande in Manchester in northern England.

Author: 0 Amla ton guides South Africa to 299-6 in Champions Trophy

Tharanga, deputising as captain for the injured Angelo Mathews , will miss Sri Lanka's remaining Group B matches against India and Pakistan . They put on a partnership of 69 for the first wicket from 50 balls. The Sri Lankas were ruled to be four overs short of their target after time allowances were taken into consideration. In reply Sri Lanka came up 88 runs short, Asela Gunaratne's unbeaten 114 not enough to secure a win.

Global Media Chinese premier leads calls to keep up fight against global warming
Author: 0 Chinese premier leads calls to keep up fight against global warming

Worldwide media were critical of United States' President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Deal on Thursday. Xie Zhenhua, China's special representative on climate change , said in January, just days before Trump was sworn in as the new United States president, that China was already "capable of taking a leadership role" in the global campaign against climate change.

Author: 0 United Nations says Trump climate move won't derail accord

Speaking at the forum, Putin avoided criticising Trump's decision, however, he noted that the U.S. participation is essential for the success of global efforts. "The US can propose anything it wants, but no other country will join them at the negotiating table said veteran climate talks observer Alden Meyer of the Union of Concerned Scientists".

Global Media Hot mic: Rahul Gandhi's dynasty barb in Telangana leaves Congress spokesmen stumped
Author: 0 Hot mic: Rahul Gandhi's dynasty barb in Telangana leaves Congress spokesmen stumped

Addressing a public meeting here, Gandhi said while it was not possible to fulfil the dreams of Telangana people in three years, the state government had not made the "right beginning" and it was not going in the "right direction". "Do you want to waste your strength and future with the four member family?" The Telangana state is formed officially on June 2nd, 2014. "Isn't the Congress (indirectly) responsible for the suicides of the innocent youths of Telangana and delay in formation of ...

Author: 0 Death toll rises to six in London attacks, three suspects shot dead

Armed officers confronted and shot three male suspects within eight minutes. The Metropolitan police have declared two incidents in the capital - in London Bridge and Borough Market - as acts of terrorism. The BBC reports police say there is more than one fatality following the three separate incidents. The BBC said one person was confirmed dead.

Global Media Uneasy calm prevails in Kashmir; Strike, restrictions continue
Author: 0 Uneasy calm prevails in Kashmir; Strike, restrictions continue

A spontaneous shutdown was observed in all districts and major towns of the Valley and protests started in Anantnag, Shopian, Kulgam, Pulwama, Badgam, Ganderbal, Srinagar and Kupwara. Train services remained suspended on Monday for the third consecutive day. Lockdown in the disputed region badly affected life there on the first day of the holy month after widespread violence on Saturday over the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat in a gunfight with Indian forces.

Author: 0 Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election

Challenged about shadow worldwide trade secretary Barry Gardiner's assertion that the United Kingdom would "absolutely be poorer" after Brexit , Mr Corbyn said: "I don't think we necessarily would be poorer". I could have stayed on and kept doing that job. It seemed that she could no longer resist the temptation of taking advantage of the increasing disarray in the opposition Labor Party under Jeremy Corbyn's shaky leadership.

Author: 0 Transport police officer stabbed in the face in London terror attack

On the street, a white van had swerved and hit several pedestrians in the South side of London Bridge. "We saw injured people on the road, injured people on the pavement", witness Will Heaven told Sky News . General Election campaigning was suspended for several days after the Manchester suicide bomb attack that killed 22 people. "New York City stands with the people of London ".

Author: 0 London terror attack: Here is all that has happened so far

The witnesses also reported seeing people being stabbed by at least one man at nearby Borough Market, according to police. The suspects were confronted and shot by the police within eight minutes of the first call, Rowley added. It was not immediately disclosed if the six people killed were pedestrians at the bridge or restaurant patrons at the market. Simon Thompson told Sky News that he was just outside Borough Market when he saw crowds fleeing.

Global Media No problems with Kumble, don't spread rumours: Virat Kohli
Author: 0 No problems with Kumble, don't spread rumours: Virat Kohli

Kumble's contract expires after the end of the Champions Trophy but many have questioned the wisdom of the Board of Control for Cricket in India's decision to advertise his job a week before the one-day worldwide tournament starts. However, he insisted Pakistan were "unbelievably calm" after more than a fortnight in Birmingham preparing. "It's human nature. When you don't know about something completely, don't spread rumours and speculate, just focus on cricket", he was terse in his ...

Author: 0 London police unsure if attackers still on the run, report says

Police said they were called shortly afterward to reports of stabbings in nearby Borough Market. An on-duty British Transport Police officer received "serious injuries" including head, face and leg wounds, as he responded to calls for help from the public, Scotland Yard said.

Author: 0 London terror attacks: Theresa May to chair Cobra meet

The BBC reported one eyewitness told of seeing a man wearing "canister" around his waist and with a long knife. Shortly after 10 p.m., a white van struck pedestrians on London Bridge. "He swerved right round me and then hit about five or six people", said Jones. Emergency services were seen treating people lying injured at the junction of Thrale Street and Southwark Street, near Borough Market.

Global Media Graham Hunter reveals when Man United will sign Antoine Griezmann
Author: 0 Graham Hunter reveals when Man United will sign Antoine Griezmann

The transfer suspension does not affect Griezmann's right to leave if United meet his £87m release clause, but he will be under pressure by the club to stay given that they can not replace him until next year. Obviously, now that it seems Griezmann won't be joining him in Manchester before the start of next season, Pogba is holding no grudges. Griezmann would still have a decision to make if another club agreed to trigger an £87million buyout clause in his Atletico deal, which runs until ...

Author: 0 Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block James Comey testimony

Trump has already mentioned these conversations himself publicly, going so far as to definitely not threaten Comey over leaking info to the press, making the legality of invoking executive privilege in this case even shakier. The justification for using executive privilege to block internal executive branch communications is that the president can not be chilled in getting the advice he needs to carry out his constitutional functions, the Times explains.

Author: 0 Nunes - who never actually recused himself - rejoining House Russia probe?

Pelosi said she's spoken a few times to Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanBusiness moguls can learn from Trump: Winners never quit, quitters never win Media groups call for congressional investigation of Gianforte over "body slam" Pelosi: Nunes violating recusal in Russian Federation probe MORE (R-Wis.) to voice her concerns about Nunes.

Author: 0 UN extends sanctions against North Korea

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stated that North Korea's attempt to acquire a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening the United States of America and its allies in the East is a sign of " clear and present danger " to the rest of the world.

Global Media Tillerson faces task of defending Trump's decision to allies
Author: 0 Tillerson faces task of defending Trump's decision to allies

The group is still hashing out the details after an initial rush of statements from mayors condemning Trump's decision , Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton (D) said in a phone interview Thursday. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt gave his own view on the subject, saying he believes human activity plays a role in global warming, but measuring that contribution with precision is hard.

Author: 0 Van drove into pedestrians on London Bridge

Metropolitan Police have made multiple arrests after a vehicle ploughed into pedestrians on the Central London bridge before several people were stabbed in the nearby market. We need the travel ban as an extra level of safety". British police have declared the incidents terrorism attacks. A number of people were then stabbed, including an on-duty British Transport Police officer who was responding to the incident at London Bridge .

Author: 0 Trump argues for travel ban after attacks hit London

Husband and wife Ben and Natalie told BBC Radio 5 Live they were outside Borough Market when they witnessed the incident there. Earlier, Trump retweeted the Drudge Report when it referred to "fears of a new terror attack", although the nature of the incidents had not yet been confirmed by authorities.

Global Media Trump Called Netanyahu, but White House and Israel remain silent
Author: 0 Trump Called Netanyahu, but White House and Israel remain silent

Bush did so either as candidates or private citizens. President Rivlin welcomed the American ambassador, saying, "I am happy to welcome you and your dear wife to Israel , to Jerusalem , the capital of Israel". In Saudi Arabia, Trump, who has been outspoken about his mistrust of Muslims and has tried to ban Muslims from entering the US, is set to deliver a speech on Islam before a group of Muslim leaders.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin Tells Megyn Kelly Hackers "Shifted the Blame" to Russian Federation

A day earlier at an economic forum moderated by Kelly in St. Petersburg, Putin said it was possible that Russian hackers were merely in "high spirits" and chose to meddle in the USA election on behalf of their country. Earlier on Friday, Putin said that Trump had run a better presidential campaign than Clinton and that USA intelligence agencies could have easily faked what he said was false evidence that Russian Federation had hacked the Democratic Party.

Author: 0 World reacts to US climate deal withdrawal with collective dismay, determination

In tones similar to that of President Emmanuel Macron of France, who on Thursday invited American scientists to continue their environmental work in his country, Merkel said, "We will gather all our strength - in Germany, in Europe and in the world - to meet the great challenges of humanity, like climate change, and to successfully master these challenges".

Author: 0 Police say 6 victims, 3 suspects killed in London assaults

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Husband and wife Ben and Natalie told BBC radio they were outside Borough Market when they witnessed a stabbing. The attack had harrowing echoes of an attack on London's Westminster Bridge when 52-year-old British Muslim convert Khalid Masood rammed his vehicle into pedestrians before crashing into the barriers surrounding parliament and then stabbing a police officer to death.

Author: 0 London mayor condemns attack on bridge, market

According to reports , the armed officers confronted and shot three male suspects within eight minutes. United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the attack and said the incident is being treated as a " potential act of terrorism ".

Author: 0 PNP confirms identity of gunman in Resorts World attack

The gunman fled with more than $2 million in stolen casino chips, then forced his way into a room in an adjoining hotel and killed himself. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is insisting that the Resorts World attack is an act of terrorism and not a failed robbery, despite police pronouncement that it was an attempt by a lone gunman to rob the casino-hotel.

Global Media Three central London hospitals say 'on lockdown' after London Bridge attack
Author: 0 Three central London hospitals say 'on lockdown' after London Bridge attack

Rowley says the suspects were confronted and shot by police "within eight minutes of the first call". Authorities have not said if the incidents were related. One, Holly Jones, told the BBC a white van veered off the road and struck as many as six people. After ramming the auto into a barrier outside the Houses of Parliament, the driver got out and stabbed a police officer to death.

Author: 0 Backed SDF: Battle for IS capital begins 'within days'

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) launched an operation to capture Raqqa in northern Syria last November and have since surrounded the city from the north and east while closing in from the west. There are also reports of mounting civilian casualties and conflicting numbers, which are hard to confirm. Photo Credit: Hammurabi's Justice News via AP In May alone, almost 95,000 residents fled their homes or shelters because of violence in the Raqqa province, according to the U.N.'s refugee ...

Global Media Sea lion drags young girl off dock and underwater in scary video
Author: 0 Sea lion drags young girl off dock and underwater in scary video

The girl, who was spending time with her family, was feeding the sea lion. It was not ascertained if the good Samaritan was related to the girl. Fujiwara says in his description of the video that no one was injured in the incident. "They're not trained to be next to people". According to Canada's Marine Mammal Regulations, " no person shall disturb a marine mammal except when fishing ".

Author: 0 Goffin slips, retires from French Open third round

Zeballos, the World No. 65, has now reached the last 16 of a Slam for the first time. 10 seed, ?caught his foot under the tarp that was folded up at the back of the court while chasing down a ball deep behind the baseline. "He's a great guy". Until this week, the 65th-ranked Zeballos hadn't won a match at the French Open since 2013. "One part (of me is) a little happy, because it's my best tournament".

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