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Global Media Trump slams London mayor over response to terror attacks
Author: 0 Trump slams London mayor over response to terror attacks

Corbyn also took aim at prime minister Theresa May , claiming she was warned about the effect that cuts on police forces could have on the security of British streets, saying she accused them of "crying wolf". The British Transport Police said one of their officers, among the first to arrive, took the attackers on armed only with his baton and was seriously wounded.

Global Media ISIS claims responsibility for London attack
Author: 0 ISIS claims responsibility for London attack

Trump was briefed earlier about the London Bridge incident by his national security team, according to White House spokesman Sean Spicer, who said on Twitter that security officials would continue providing the president with updates. "The recent attacks are not connected but we believe we are experiencing a new trend in the threat we face", she said after chairing a meeting of the government's emergency Cobra committee.

Author: 0 Cleveland policeman who fatally shot Tamir Rice is fired

Tamir Rice was playing in a park with a pellet gun in November 2014, when officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback drove up in a patrol auto, responding to an emergency call. Mr Loehmann was still in his six-month probationary period when the shooting happened. Rice was playing with an Airsoft replica gun that lacked an orange safety feature that would have indicated it was not a real firearm.

Global Media Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods cripple water supply
Author: 0 Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods cripple water supply

Incessant monsoon heavy rains (as high as 553 mm) for the last days have caused floods and landslides in many parts of Sri Lanka (15 districts). Almost 500,000 people have been affected by the disaster, the worst since the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, and the downpours have displaced over 100,000 Sri Lankans.

Author: 0 Modi condoles deaths in Sri Lanka floods

The Indian Navy has also sent ships carrying relief material to assist the rescue mission. Sri Lanka's military said Saturday that it is doubtful any missing people will be found alive two days after torrents of mud triggered by heavy rain covered homes in southern and western parts of the country, killing 100 people and leaving 99 others missing.

Author: 0 Manchester Police release man arrested after concert blast

The arrest, which was made in Manchester, took to 11 the number of people being held in custody over the attack, all of them men, the police said. Six of the 17 people arrested for possible connections to the attack have been released, police said.

Author: 0 World erupts in resounding criticism over Trump climate pact exit

Key points in the agreement include peaking greenhouse gas emissions as soon as possible and achieving a balance between sources of energy in the second half of this century. Under their leadership, the United States acted with selflessness and enlightened self-interest. The pullout will align the United States with Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-participants in the accord.

Author: 0 France mocks USA decision to pull out of climate deal

The US President Donald Trump announced the pullout this week saying the agreement aimed at reducing global warming disadvantaged the United States and that he hoped to see a better deal. Now, even this half measure to halt temperatures from rising above 20 Celsius from preindustrial levels is being watered down. At his White House withdrawal announcement, Trump complained that the global agreement, signed by 197 countries during the previous Obama administration, was "unfair" to ...

Global Media India committed to Paris agreement: Harsh Vardhan
Author: 0 India committed to Paris agreement: Harsh Vardhan

Others, like the German press, took an even more aggressive stance in wake of Trump's decision . The president of the European Council says the EU and China are convinced that the US decision is a "big mistake". The president added that "as of today ", the United States would stop implementing its Paris pledges , including contributions to the Green Climate Fund to help developing countries deal with the effects of climate change.

Author: 0 Putin: US Probe Into Alleged Meddling and President Trump Collusion is 'Hysteria'

While Putin sounded bullish, analysts say that Russia's growth remains fragile and the creaking economy is in serious need of major reforms if it is to avoid long-term stagnation. "If you remember, when the invasion of Crimea and the destabilization of eastern Ukraine took place, Vladimir Putin said, 'I don't know who these people are ...

Global Media China says RCEP trade deal aligned with 'Silk Road spirit'
Author: 0 China says RCEP trade deal aligned with 'Silk Road spirit'

Mexico's economy minister said though member states were committed to resuscitating the TPP, with or without the US, they didn't want to squander years of effort building trade relations with Asia. The US was against wording agreed by the other 20 APEC countries that supported free trade and opposed protectionism, officials at the talks said. Asian trade ministers yesterday met to discuss the China-backed free trade deal known as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), but ...

Author: 0 Theresa May says 'enough is enough' after London attacks

On Saturday night, three men rammed a white van into a group of people on the bridge, continuing on to the market before they hopped out and began stabbing people in the tourist area full of bars and restaurants. "I don't think that a major terrorist attack like this is the time to be divisive and to criticize a mayor who's trying to organize his city's response to this attack", former US Vice President Al Gore said on CNN's " State of the Union " on Sunday.

Author: 0 Putin dismisses USA claims about Trump, Russia and elections

During an interview on NBC News' "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly ", host Megyn Kelly asked Putin if he has "something damaging on our president". "This is just some kind of nonsense", Putin said in response to a question about Kislyak meeting Trump campaign officials.

Global Media Three big takeaways from Megyn Kelly's interview with Vladimir Putin
Author: 0 Three big takeaways from Megyn Kelly's interview with Vladimir Putin

President Putin explained that "hackers can be anywhere" and even went so far as to suggest it could have taken place within the United States. "Have you all lost your sense over there?" Yet as Trump was sworn in as president, the former Fox News anchor stayed sidelined, waiting to start her new assignment at NBC News.

Global Media Iran denounces Trump's remarks in Riyadh
Author: 0 Iran denounces Trump's remarks in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia adheres to an ultraconservative interpretation of Islamic Shariah law where unrelated men and women are segregated in most public places. This wasn't an oversight. The US President and The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia , on Sunday inaugurated a new Global Centre for Combating Extremist Ideology, based in the Saudi capital Riyadh , aiming to fight radical ideology, especially on the internet.

Author: 0 Trump to keep USA embassy in Tel Aviv

The U.S.'s 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act mandated that the U.S. embassy be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by May 31, 1999. He also met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who opposes the move as a sign that the United States has sided with Israel on the sensitive question of sovereignty over sacred ground.

Global Media Camille Herron is the new women's Comrades champion
Author: 0 Camille Herron is the new women's Comrades champion

Camille Herron, from Oklahoma in the USA wins the Women's race of the Comrades Marathon. "In 2004 I started to enter same of the races, then in 2005 I won the Maritzburg Marathon without good training". Whatever she read or the nuggets of advice it contained, she used them wisely in what was a well-paced race. Mthembu was followed by Zimbabwean Hatiwande Nyamande who finished second in 5:38:46.

Author: 0 British police seize a vehicle as part of Manchester attack investigation

Images and video posted to social media showed officers making the arrest, and cars being towed from the forecourt. ISIS has claimed that "a soldier of the caliphate" carried out the Manchester attack, which killed 22 people, including children, after an Ariana Grande concert May 22.

Author: 0 London attack: 7 dead, 3 attackers killed, 12 suspects arrested

Police have been hailed for their response to the attack, with all three men reportedly shot dead by armed police eight minutes after the first call to 999. Hours earlier the area packed with bars and restaurants around the foodie magnet of Borough Market, had been a scene of panic, as people barricaded themselves into pubs and restaurants or fled through the streets.

Global Media Scott Dixon grabs Indy 500 spotlight, robbery aside
Author: 0 Scott Dixon grabs Indy 500 spotlight, robbery aside

There goes that Taco Bell sponsorship we were working on I guess . Jalopnik could not find the cited report in a search of the department's online records base . Franchitti is a four-time IndyCar Series champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 victor. "After such a wonderful day at the track, getting robbed at gunpoint, having a gun pointed to your head while buying a $20 meal, that's kind of scary", said Kanaan.

Global Media Pope 'terrific', Saudi 'spectacular' - Trump waxes lyrical on foreign tour
Author: 0 Pope 'terrific', Saudi 'spectacular' - Trump waxes lyrical on foreign tour

Protests are also expected on Wednesday in Rome and later in the week when Trump travels to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting and Sicily for a G7 gathering. Following stops in Saudi Arabia and Israel, Trump had a private 30-minute meeting behind closed doors with the pontiff. The Pope gifted the president his latest encyclical Laudato Si' , which deals with taking care of the environment .

Global Media Pippa's Wedding Reception Was Password-Protected
Author: 0 Pippa's Wedding Reception Was Password-Protected

Newlyweds Pippa Middleton and James Matthews celebrated their nuptials at a lavish reception at the Middleton family estate in Bucklebury, England, on Saturday. As per usual, Prince George , 3, and his younger sister Princess Charlotte , 2, stole the show with roles in the ceremony as pageboy and bridesmaid.

Author: 0 India would stick to climate accord even if US pulled out

Very bad for US. Some even also suggested Germany should make "new friends" instead of the traditional ones. The relationship between Merkel and Trump contrasts with the warm ties between her and former U.S. Not only that, but the President revived his criticism of Germany by slamming the country as " bad, very bad " because of its trade surplus with the U.S.

Author: 0 Mumford & Sons singer holds moment of silence

The two pop singers previously performed the 1986 single as part of Cyrus' Happy Hippie Project, with Cyrus noting earlier in the concert that their collaboration was a key moment in their friendship. Grande subsequently made a decision to hold the concert this weekend to honour those lost, and the gig went ahead despite another atrocity in London 24 hours prior.

Author: 0 Ambassador Kislyak Doing His Job, Had No 'Sessions' With US Officials - Putin

It was always doubtful Putin, a former KGB agent and spin master, would do anything but rebuke accusations of Russian involvement. In a discussion moderated by Kelly on Friday, Putin said it was "nuts" to suggest the Trump administration had moved to ease economic sanctions on Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Arrested as UK Prime Minister Vows Crackdown After London Attack

They said three men armed with large knives then fled the van and started attacking people at bars and restaurants in nearby Borough Market . The Saturday attack was the third to hit Britain in as many months and illustrated why the country needs to take stronger action against terrorism , the prime minister said in a televised statement outside her office, where flags flew at half-mast.

Author: 0 US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

A touching post which throws some serious shade at the Trump administration and the president's decision to remove the United States from the agreement. The governors of California , New York and Washington , all Democrats, launched the coalition Thursday after Trump said he would withdraw the United States from the Paris accord , saying its terms are not fair and predicting major job losses because of the agreement.

Author: 0 Islamic State claims responsibility for London attack

The attack lasted about eight minutes, police said , but seven people were killed and at least 48 were hospitalized. Authorities in London say of 48 people wounded, 31 are still in hospital, with 21 in critical condition. Using its propaganda news service, Amaq, the group said on Sunday it was responsible for the attack, which saw a van plough into pedestrians on London Bridge before three men jumped out of the vehicle and ran into Borough Market with knives, stabbing people in bars ...

Author: 0 12 arrested in London's night of terror; Islamic State claims responsibity

Saturday and struck pedestrians before crashing the vehicle outside a pub. The Drudge tweet said there were "fears of new terror attack after van "mows down 20 people" on London Bridge ", but the perpetrators, motive, and number of casualties involved in the incident were still unknown.

Author: 0 Trump criticized for tweet on London mayor after bridge attacks

Two weeks ago the Manchester Arena was attacked by a suicide bomber and now London has been struck once more. The assault unfolded over a few terrifying minutes Saturday, starting when a van veered off the road and barreled into pedestrians on busy London Bridge.

Global Media Cattle trade ban: Kerala assembly to convene special session on 8 June
Author: 0 Cattle trade ban: Kerala assembly to convene special session on 8 June

The notification also states that people selling cattle in animal markets are to give a declaration stating that the cattle sold is to be used for agricultural purposes and not for slaughter. Many states, however, have actively started enforcing bans on cow slaughter since the Hindu nationalist BJP came to power in 2014. The animal markets are meant for farmers and not for traders, he said, adding, "this is the only effect of the notification".

Global Media Eight PKK militants killed in eastern Turkey
Author: 0 Eight PKK militants killed in eastern Turkey

Turkey labels YPG, and by extension the SDF, as "terrorist" for controversial ties with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) waging a decades-long guerrilla warfare on Turkish troops for larger Kurdish rights. Yildirim appeared to contradict comments Saturday from the Kurdish-Arab alliance battling the extremists that the push into the northern Syrian city would "begin in a few days".

Author: 0 Government 'treating nurses like dirt' - Tim Farron

However, the manifesto does not match Labour's pledge to scrap tuition fees, which the Lib Dems promised to oppose but then voted through during the coalition government, to outrage from student campaigners. "And if the deal that (Prime Minister) Theresa May comes back with is not good enough for you and your family, you should have the right to reject it and to vote to remain", he added.

Author: 0 Putin Rejects Speculation That He Has Damaging Info About Trump

Kennedy. The US journalist interviewed Putin at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) earlier this week, and had a sit-down separately with him on Friday. In several cases, Putin said he was not even aware of contacts reported in American media. He added: "Do you think we're gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something? Are you all, have you all lost you senses over there", Putin said, pushing back on Kelly's question.

Author: 0 Bahrain, Saudi Arabia cut ties with Qatar, cite terrorism

The four countries announced that they would withdraw their respective diplomatic missions from Qatar, within the next few days. Later, the UAE announced to break relations with fellow Gulf country over allegations of supporting extremism and undermining regional stability.

Author: 0 IRGC general killed in Iraq's Mosul

Facing the reality that part of the civilians can not leave their homes, the deputy secretary-general reminded all actors of the conflict their obligations under worldwide humanitarian law and also the need for innocent men, women and children to be protected from military objectives.

Author: 0 Macron warns Putin over Syrian chemical weapons in 'frank' meeting

The claims of Russian interference were driven by the "desire of those who lost the USA elections to improve their standing", Putin said in the interview recorded during his Monday visit to France. Macron said he wanted Paris and Moscow to bolster intelligence-sharing on Syria and to work together on finding a political solution to the conflict, but gave no details on what a political deal might look like.

Global Media National Spelling Bee a fiercer competition than NBA Finals Game 1
Author: 0 National Spelling Bee a fiercer competition than NBA Finals Game 1

The seventh-grade student spelled both of her words - humerus and hypertrophy - correctly in rounds 2 and 3 on Wednesday. It was at that moment Ananya's winning streak came to a screeching halt. One of her favorites is Philomel, a word that means nightingale. She also read out of the fairy tale book she is writing. And she'll have to find time to watch her beloved Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals while enjoying the champion's whirlwind media tour.

Global Media Venezuelan Opposition Threatens Goldman Sachs over $2.8bn Bond Deal
Author: 0 Venezuelan Opposition Threatens Goldman Sachs over $2.8bn Bond Deal

The bank said it did not buy the bonds directly from the Venezuelan government. According to the Wall Street Journal , Goldman last week paid about 31 cents on the dollar for the bonds. Demonstrators with shields prepare to clash with security forces during anti-government protests in Caracas , Venezuela, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. In late March, the Venezuelan Supreme Court chose to restrict the power of the state's National Assembly.

Author: 0 Theresa May blames 'fake claims' as she denies dementia tax U-turn

Speaking at a press conference in Wales, the prime minister said there would be a consultation over the plans which "will propose an absolute limit on what people will have to pay", although she did not specify a figure. The plans were roundly criticised because they were seen as a "dementia tax", taking money from people who needed care in their old age. The actual number of people reading the document is still relatively small in the scale of the entire United Kingdom population but it is ...

Author: 0 Ariana Grande returns to Manchester stage for benefit show

Seven people were killed and 48 injured in the attack. "All we feel here tonight is love, resilience, positivity", Williams said . Musical director Daniel McDwyer previously PEOPLE the invitation to perform came as a complete surprise, as they were using the song to cope with the horrific attack.

Author: 0 London terror: 21 'critical' after van and stabbing attack

Key questions remain, including whether the attackers had support or were part of a larger network, and whether the attacks were coordinated. He went on to say that the Government of Canada would not comment further at this time out of "respect for the family".

Author: 0 12 arrested in London's night of terror; IS claims attack

An Australian has given a heart-stopping account of being set upon and stabbed by one of three terrorists who caused carnage on the streets of London . "As I was across the road I saw a man stabbing the woman". President Trump's tweets responding to an attack in London that left seven dead and dozens injured drew responses from the city's mayor and the ACLU .

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