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Author: 0 May's Conservatives send new mixed message on tax as election nears

Deputy SNP leader Angus Robertson said: "This poll shows that only the SNP is strong enough to beat the Tories in this election, and with polls narrowing across the United Kingdom, the result in Scotland may well determine the size of Theresa May's majority".

Author: 0 Ariana Grande vows to return to Manchester to perform benefit concert

Metropolitan Police Service Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, Britain's top counter-terror officer, said police are confident that have in custody "some of the key players that we're concerned about". Abedi was known to United Kingdom security services, but his risk to the public remained "subject to review", according to reports. The ruling Conservatives, who criticised his speech as "crassly timed", have had a relatively low-key campaign on Friday with British Prime Minister Theresa May ...

Global Media New Zealand Optimistic of Reviving TPP Trade Deal
Author: 0 New Zealand Optimistic of Reviving TPP Trade Deal

Members of the TPP trade deal, which does not include China , agreed on the sidelines of the meeting to pursue it despite Trump's decision to abandon the agreement in favor of bilateral arrangements with Asian countries. "These efforts would address our concern about protectionism, contribute to maintaining open markets", the statement said, "strengthening the rules-based global trading system, increasing world trade, and raising living standards".

Author: 0 Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

Armed officers tasked with protecting those in attendance at last night's benefit concert in Manchester were pictured happily posing with children after the gig. Chris Martin of the Coldplay performs during the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester June 4, 2017.

Author: 0 House Issues Subpoenas as Trump Probe Escalates

The most intriguing detail of the subpoenas is the demand for any information related to requests for unmasking by Samantha Power, President Obama's ambassador to the United Nations. "I think the Republicans don't want to slap their chairman in the face". The House Intelligence Committee issued seven subpoenas - four are seeking information from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen.

Author: 0 Trump may block Comey testimony before Senate

Trump spent part of Saturday at the Trump National Golf Club outside of Washington . One official said Trump had nothing to hide, The Times reported . President Barack Obama used the legal authority once, during congressional inquiries after weapons ended up in the possession of Mexican gun cartels.

Author: 0 I hope Hillary Clinton finds self-awareness soon

Clinton associates say that she is unlikely to make a habit of criticizing her own party's institutions, describing her comments at the Recode interview as a one-off event - and a unique confluence of her frustrations and a digital-savvy audience eager to hear them.

Author: 0 U.S. hackers could be behind United States presidential campaign leaks - Putin

Artists, he said , paint if they wake up feeling in good spirits, while hackers respond if "they wake up and read that something is going on in interstate relations" that prompts them to take action. "You and I, you and I personally, have a much closer relationship than I had with Mr. Flynn", Putin told Kelly in Russian, translated to English.

Author: 0 Corbyn cuts Tories' poll lead again

For the Liberal Democrats, former business secretary Sir Vince Cable said: "Michael Fallon's comments raise the obvious question as to where the Conservatives will raise the money that their Chancellor knows will be needed if promised funding for schools, the NHS, the police and defence is to materialise".

Author: 0 Canadian 'impacted' by London attack

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, the Metropolitan Police head of counterterrorism, said that while police believe all the attackers were killed, the investigation is expanding. The British government has long sought more help from internet companies like Facebook and Google in the battle against extremism. London Bridge and a large area on the south bank of the River Thames remained cordoned off Sunday, and police told people to avoid the area.

Global Media Ariana Grande Returns to Manchester for Triumphant Benefit Concert
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Returns to Manchester for Triumphant Benefit Concert

Grande's concert was held at Emirates Old Trafford, an outdoor stadium about 3.5 miles from Manchester Arena , where the May 22 concert took place. She said: "I love you guys so much and I think that the kind of love and unity you're displaying is the medicine the world really needs now so I want to thank you for being just that and I want to thank you for coming tonight".

Global Media Rafael Nadal cruises into quarterfinals at French Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal cruises into quarterfinals at French Open

Nadal next faces another Spaniard, Pablo Carreno Busta , who finally clinched an epic 4-6 7-6 (7/2) 6-7 (6/8) 6-4 8-6 victory over fifth seed Milos Raonic on his seventh match point. Big-serving American John Isner , who was seed number 21, was knocked out in his third-round match by Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation, who won 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 7-6 (7-3).

Author: 0 Real's Remarkable Ronaldo Again Delivers When It Matters

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos showed the best and worst of his game in the Champions League final on Saturday, finishing it by holding the trophy aloft minutes after his simulation led to a red card for Juventus substitute Juan Cuadrado.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande takes stage to honor Manchester terror victims

Grande visited young fans injured in the attack at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on Friday. The mood at the concert was especially somber after a terrorist attack in London - which left seven dead and 48 injured after three men drove into a crowd and attacked with knives - occurred less than 24 hours ahead of the concert.

Global Media US Will Continue to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions, Says Rex Tillerson
Author: 0 US Will Continue to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions, Says Rex Tillerson

Moments after Trump announced his decision, several global leaders came out in support of landmark Paris accord and commit to protect the planet "with or without America". That means the US would remain in the agreement, at least formally, for another three-and-a-half years, ensuring the issue remains alive in the next presidential election.

Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron to visit India for world solar alliance meet

India, which accounts for 4.1 percent of global emissions, has not agreed to cap or cut its emissions outright like other countries but has said it will massively increase its use of green energy. French President Emmanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shake hands after making a joint statement following their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris , France, Saturday, June 3, 2017 .

Author: 0 India vs Pakistan Result: Indians Shatter Pakistan's Bowling Attack

Meanwhile, the Narendra Modi government recently reiterated that a bilateral cricket series between India and Pakistan is "almost impossible" until the latter ends its support for terrorism. In the end, Kohli was in complete command as India scored an astounding 72 runs in their last four overs, with Hardik Pandya hitting three successive sixes off left-arm spinner Imad Wasim just before the innings ended.

Global Media Canadian woman Christine Archibald identified as victim in London terror attack
Author: 0 Canadian woman Christine Archibald identified as victim in London terror attack

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Family members said Christine Archibald, 30, from British Columbia was a victim of the attack on London Bridge and in a bustling market nearby. Of those, 21 are still in a critical condition. France said four of its citizens were injured in the attack, one seriously, and President Emmanuel Macron said his nation was "more than ever at Britain's side".

Author: 0 One Love Manchester News, Pictures, and Videos

Grande was in tears during the poignant performance. Before the show, Grande's manager Scooter Braun released a statement vowing that the show would go on . But it wasn't just Grande paying her respects to the city and its victims. The show was held at the Old Trafford cricket stadium, just under four miles from the Manchester Arena.

Global Media Trump criticizes London's mayor after terror attack
Author: 0 Trump criticizes London's mayor after terror attack

As counter-terrorism police units and security services launched a huge investigation for the third time in a matter of weeks, officers arrested 12 people in raids on flats in Barking, east London , where residents said they believe one of the terrorists may have lived.

Author: 0 British police arrest 12 as Londoners recall night of terror

Britain's Sun newspaper said seven people were feared killed and two attackers were shot dead by police near London Bridge; but there was no immediate confirmation of this. The trio were shot dead by the police at the scene. Chigbo said he also recognized the other suspects and had seen them going "in and out of the apartment from time to time".

Author: 0 In Brexit heartlands, May's election gamble could depend on turnout

Opinion polls have shown Corbyn's Labour catching up fast with May's Conservative Party, putting into doubt her gamble that a snap election would boost her majority. They want their violence to overwhelm our right to vote in a fair and peaceful election and to go about our lives freely. Corbyn's net personal rating was minus 15, up 18 points from a minus 33 score in February.

Author: 0 Donald Trump slams Sadiq Khan In tweet

Two other incidents also are being reported. " We must resist Islamophobia and division and turn out on 8 June united in our determination to show our democracy is strong ", Corbyn said . Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a statement saying a Canadian was among the fatalities. They did not say if officers fired the shots. People are lead to safety away from London Bridge on June 4, 2017 in London, England.

Author: 0 Mike Dubke, Trump's communications director, resigned

Dubke's departure may be a harbinger of a major shakeup in the Trump administration. "I think he's very pleased with the work of his staff", the press secretary said. Brendan Morrow is a Heavy contributor who covers news, politics, professional wrestling, and more. The FBI is looking into the role Kushner held during the campaign and transition, including his contacts with Russian officials, his role in the campaign's data analytics operation and his relationship with former national ...

Global Media Curfew-Like Restrictions In Parts Of Kashmir Valley
Author: 0 Curfew-Like Restrictions In Parts Of Kashmir Valley

He said that the department had also deployed its officers and tourist police at prime tourist destinations to ensure smooth movement of tourists and their comfortable stay. A police spokesman said situation remained peaceful and under control throughout in valley. "We have suspended train service due to security reasons after receiving a directive from the government, including police", a senior Railway official said.

Author: 0 Putin's dinner with Michael Flynn: 'I didn't even really talk to him'

An oft-published photo of him sitting next to Putin at a gala dinner seems to hint he had close relations.Flynn has declined to testify to the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee about his Russian ties, invoking his constitutional right to avoid self-incrimination.Putin, speaking to NBC News' Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly , said he recalled the dinner in question as a routine event.

Author: 0 Ireland's Next Prime Minister Is Young, Gay And Conservative

Varadkar's conservative views are more than likely what got him elected , even though the country is trying to loosen the age-old reins of social Catholic traditions. Varadkar will be voted in as PM when parliament sits on June 13 to become first gay PM and the youngest candidate ever. When Varadkar's father Mumbai-born Ashok Varadkar moved to Ireland from India in the 1970'she choose one of Western Europe's most socially conservative countries to call home.

Author: 0 Philippine police: Casino attacker was gambling addict, not terrorist

He is said to have accumulated a debt of over PHP4 million (US$81,000) due to his gambling addiction. What followed borders on the surreal: a slow-motion arson attack and robbery so methodical and unhurried, the gunman appears to walk much of the way - even as he exchanges fire with a security guard and flees, slightly wounded, up a stairwell.

Author: 0 Mosul siege extends IS fight in Iraq, puts civilians at risk

Mosul was the city where leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his so-called "caliphate" almost three years. While just a few small neighborhoods around western Mosul's old city remain under IS control, coalition and Iraqi commanders have warned the most hard battles may lie ahead as the city's older districts are a densely populated warren of narrow streets and closely packed houses.

Global Media Trump following London attacks calls for stopping being politically correct
Author: 0 Trump following London attacks calls for stopping being politically correct

British Prime Minister Theresa May blamed "evil" Islamist ideology Sunday for an attack by knife-wielding men who mowed down and stabbed revellers in London , killing seven, as police said they had arrested 12 suspects. Saturday (local time) A white van plowed into a group of people on Lond. Medics treated the wounded near the market as shocked people cried and shouted around them.

Global Media Tories in 'chaos' over tax policies, Labour and Lib Dems claim
Author: 0 Tories in 'chaos' over tax policies, Labour and Lib Dems claim

Polls suggest the Conservatives are set to win but are no longer likely to get the kind of landslide victory that would have boosted May ahead of the launch of complicated negotiations on Britain's exit from the European Union. We already know your tax will go up if you vote Labour on Thursday. The decline in support for the Conservatives coincided with a surprise announcement by May last month that she would make elderly people pay more for their social care, despite concerns that it ...

Global Media Isis claim responsibility for deadly attack on Egpyt's Coptic Christians
Author: 0 Isis claim responsibility for deadly attack on Egpyt's Coptic Christians

Egyptian Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali decided on Saturday to issue compensation to the families of the victims of the deadly shooting attack on Christians in Minya a day earlier, state-owned agency MENA reported . The country launched a fresh round of airstrikes over Libya on Saturday, targeting militant camps it said were responsible for the attack on the bus convoy as it travelled to a monastery south of Cairo .

Author: 0 IS claims responsibility for London attack

He said he heard what sounded like gunfire five to 10 minutes later. "The situation these officers were confronted with was critical, a matter of life and death - three armed men wearing what appeared to be suicide belts", he said. "Of course it's a very complex and confused scene and confused series of events", Dick said. Florin Morariu, a Romanian chef who works in the Bread Ahead bakery, said he saw people running and some fainting.

Global Media Putin says he 'didn't really talk' to Flynn in Moscow
Author: 0 Putin says he 'didn't really talk' to Flynn in Moscow

President Vladimir Putin on Friday ridiculed allegations of Russian meddling in United States elections, accusing the Democrats of trying to shift blame for their defeat and likening the accusations against Russia to anti-Semitism. Putin expressed scorn at the focus on Kislyak's contacts with Trump's team, saying it was normal for a diplomat to establish contacts. Putin's comments drew laughs from the audience, which had gathered in St.

Author: 0 Trump can't stop Comey with executive privilege

But legal experts have said that Mr. Trump has a weak case to invoke executive privilege because he has publicly addressed his conversations with Mr. "In short, use of executive privilege to block Mr. Comey's testimony would be a mistake". Nearly as soon as the executive-privilege trial balloon went up yesterday, the White House shot it down .

Author: 0 London terror attacks: Trump asks people to stop being politically correct

May, who did not announce a change to the United Kingdom terror threat level - now at severe, indicating an attack is likely but not expected imminently - as was the case after the Manchester bombing , said the government would look at giving new powers to police and counterterrorism offices, including increased custodial sentences for terror offences.

Author: 0 PM says Paris Agreement is a shared world legacy

He met the newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron at Elysee Palace , his official residence, in Paris . Modi and Macron addressed a joint press conference after their meeting. It will benefit the future generations as well.” He said India is committed to the Paris accord, and “even beyond it, India will work and walk together with others to leave a gift for the future generations.”.

Author: 0 Putin says he 'didn't really even talk' to ex-Trump adviser Flynn

The contacts Flynn and other Trump aides had with Russian officials and bankers are drawing intense scrutiny, particularly after United States intelligence agencies concluded that Russian hackers meddled in the American election. In May, Flynn said he will plead the fifth and ignore a congressional subpoena from the Senate intelligence committee. Sen. Roy Blunt , a Republican member of the intelligence committee, said Comey's testimony would be critical to address mounting questions about ...

Global Media North Korea launches short range missile
Author: 0 North Korea launches short range missile

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed action along with other nations to deter Pyongyang's repeated provocations. Early on Monday morning, North Korea launched a short-range ballistic missile that flew for six minutes until it crashed into the Sea of Japan .

Author: 0 London Mayor Refuses To Respond To Donald Trump's 'Ill Informed' Twitter Tirade

Most police officers in Britain are not armed and it is unusual for officers to fire their guns. Witnesses reported a vehicle hitting pedestrians and seeing injured people on the ground on the bridge. That didn't stop President Donald Trump from criticizing Khan, though. Twelve people have been arrested after the London terror attack which left seven people dead and 48 injured.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police have arrested 12 people over London Bridge attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the Manchester bombing, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the London attack , which the prime minister linked to Islamic extremism. He said the situation the armed officers were confronted with at Borough Market "was critical" and he was humbled by the bravery of officers running towards the attack.

Global Media London attackers killed in 'unprecedented' hail of bullets
Author: 0 London attackers killed in 'unprecedented' hail of bullets

I'm not surprised that faced with what appeared to be suicide attackers, they fired what was an unprecedented number of rounds. Calls are growing for authorities to provide better protection for pedestrians on the streets of London after it emerged that a van carrying three terrorists was able to reach speeds of more than 50mph before hitting members of the public on London Bridge .

Author: 0 Sailing-France eliminated from America's Cup after loss to New Zealand

Had Team New Zealand won Saturday's race, it would have earned a bonus point if it made it through to face Oracle . SoftBank Team Japan, skippered by former Emirates Team New Zealand sailor Dean Barker, got the better start and built on their lead, with Groupama finding themselves in the doldrums during the middle of the race.

Author: 0 These Are The Victims Of The London Bridge Terror Attack

The attackers were confronted by the police and shot dead within minutes. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick praised the officers' "extraordinary bravery". Then he picked up a chair. I've said hello in passing on more than 50-60 occasions. A large area on the south bank of the River Thames remained cordoned off Sunday, and police told people to avoid the area.

Global Media Donald Trump faces crisis as Jared Kushner gets sucked into FBI probe
Author: 0 Donald Trump faces crisis as Jared Kushner gets sucked into FBI probe

At an April meeting to discuss whether the USA should stay in the Paris climate agreement, for example, Kushner was mostly silent while his wife Ivanka Trump made a forceful case to stay in the deal, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt was critical of remaining in the agreement, and Bannon calculated the political repercussions, according to a person who was present.

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