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Author: 0 Police find suspected Molotov cocktails in London attack van

These emergency calls were quickly followed by reports of multiple stabbings in the popular Borough Market area on the south side of the bridge. Seven people died on Saturday after three attackers rammed the van into pedestrians, before stabbing revellers in nearby bars and restaurants.

Author: 0 Sadiq Khan: Too busy to tango with Donald Trump

On Tuesday, May told a political rally in response to a question about Trump's tweets , "I think Donald Trump was wrong in the things that he has said about Sadiq Khan ". Speaking to the BBC on Monday, Mr Khan dismissed Mr Trump's remarks. Trump also lashed out at his own Justice Department for seeking a "watered down" version of the travel ban he signed in March instead of a broader directive that was also blocked by the courts.

Author: 0 UAE bans sympathy for Qatar with jail threat

The CNN report also stated it remained unclear whether the alleged hacks were linked to crime groups or Russian intelligence services. USA intelligence officials believe Russian hackers planted a false news story that led Saudi Arabia and several allies to sever relations with Qatar , prompting a diplomatic crisis, CNN reported Tuesday.

Author: 0 Voters pick party nominees in state legislative races

Kim Guadagno in the November 7 election to succeed term-limited Republican Gov. Guadagno was announced as the Republican candidate by the AP shortly after, around 9:15 p.m. Chris Christie's (R) top staff members this November in the race to replace Christie as governor. Murphy, who served as USA ambassador to Germany under former President Barack Obama, significantly out-spent his opponents, loaning $15 million to his own campaign.

Author: 0 James Comey approached AG Jeff Sessions with concerns about Trump

Early Wednesday, Trump announced his pick to succeed Comey at the FBI - Chrstopher Wray, a former Justice Department official who served as New Jersey Gov. USA intelligence agencies concluded in a report declassified in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign not just to undermine confidence in the US electoral system, but to affect the election's outcome.

Global Media Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig raises 2.35 mn euros
Author: 0 Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig raises 2.35 mn euros

The show was broadcast across the globe and proceeds from the concert will go to an emergency fund set up by the city of Manchester and the British Red Cross . She was joined on stage by music stars including Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Pharrell Williams , Robbie Williams and Take That for the show at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground.

Author: 0 Johnson Sees No Reason for United Kingdom to Revoke Invitation to Trump

Seven people lost their lives and 48 were wounded or injured after three attackers in a van mowed down a number of pedestrians on London Bridge and then stabbed many more at nearby Borough Market before being gunned down by police. Asked if Mr Trump's official trip to Britain will go ahead, Mrs May said: "Yes". The U.S. Conference of Mayors, which represents 1,400 communities across the country, also sent Khan an unequivocal message of support.

Global Media U.S. mayors back Sadiq Khan in Donald Trump Twitter row
Author: 0 U.S. mayors back Sadiq Khan in Donald Trump Twitter row

The mayor of London says he doesn't care about the repeated insults he has received from the president of the United States, asserting Tuesday that he "really couldn't be bothered about what Donald Trump tweets ". Khan's spokesman said he was too busy to respond to Trump's "ill-informed" tweet. "What Donald Trump did in response to the British tragedy was, again, I think, inappropriate for a toddler, much less the president of the United States", Rep.

Global Media Brazil president on defense as aide falls, cash recovered
Author: 0 Brazil president on defense as aide falls, cash recovered

Latin America's biggest economy has been stuck in deep recession for two years and is just now showing the first signs of returning to growth, although unemployment is at almost 14 percent. It was the most violent protest in Brasilia since anti-government demonstrations in 2013. Brazil's federal police say the construction works were overpriced by more than $ 260 million.

Author: 0 What we know about the London Bridge attackers

It was the third attack in Britain that ISIL, also known as ISIS, has claimed, after the bombing in Manchester and a similar attack in the heart of London in March. Entering the final day of election campaigning, Theresa May said she will change human rights laws if they "get in the way" of tackling suspected terrorists.

Author: 0 Iran Parliament attack: All four terrorists gunned down

By its part, IS released a video with images of the attack on Parliament, according to all the signs, recorded by the assailants, which show moments of action inside the building, with a corpse lying in an office and an armed man who walks near the lifeless body.

Global Media Deadly Attacks Wreak Havoc At 2 Major Sites In Iran's Capital
Author: 0 Deadly Attacks Wreak Havoc At 2 Major Sites In Iran's Capital

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has condemned the attacks in Tehran , saying "once against unscrupulous criminals have dragged many innocent people to their death". State TV news channel Irinn said seven or eight people had been injured at the parliament by four attackers. It is unclear how the attackers got past security checkpoints to enter the parliament building.

Author: 0 Twin attacks on Iran parliament and Khomeini shrine, 1 dead

Assailants reportedly killed a security guard and wounded 12 other people, and a suicide bomber also detonated an explosive vest. Minutes after the Parliament attack began, two people blew themselves up at the mausoleum of Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic state , killing an employee and wounding four visitors, Efe reported.

Global Media This is us: Earliest fossils of our species found in Morocco
Author: 0 This is us: Earliest fossils of our species found in Morocco

The researchers' claim is controversial, however, because anthropologists are still debating exactly what physical features distinguish modern humans from our more primitive ancestors. This allowed them to determine that the fossils were about 300,000 years old, making them the oldest Homo sapien remains ever found. "This was a 'big wow, '" Hublin said.

Global Media U.S. stops short of threatening to quit UN Human Rights Council
Author: 0 U.S. stops short of threatening to quit UN Human Rights Council

Haley made waves on Tuesday with an impassioned speech in Geneva , in which she threatened that the USA might withdraw from the Human Rights Council if reforms aren't made to "reestablish the Council's legitimacy". In December, the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution by a vote of 14-0 that said Israeli settlements violate global law and are a major obstacle to achieving a two-state solution.

Author: 0 'Megyn Kelly is no match for Putin' … NBC News issues correction

Putin said he didn't have knowledge of meetings between Trump campaign officials and the Russian ambassador. "That's why, in the grand scheme of things, we don't care who's the head of the United States", he added. And when asked about the 2015 dinner in Moscow during which he sat next to Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser, Putin claimed that he did not know who Flynn was until after the dinner.

Author: 0 Trump urges Arab unity in call to Saudi Arabia's King Salman

The internationally recognised Yemeni government and Libya's eastern-based government, as well as the Maldives followed suit shortly after. Saudi Arabia then cited the false item as part of its reason for instituting a diplomatic and economic blockade against Qatar, the report said.

Author: 0 Third London Attacker Named as British PM Faces Mounting Criticism

Police have identified the attackers as Youssef Zaghba , a 22-year-old Italian of Moroccan descent, Khuram Shazad Butt, a 27-year-old Pakistan-born Briton, and Rachid Redouane, a 30-year-old self-described Moroccan-Libyan dual national. Police say they have 500 ongoing terrorism investigations and are keeping tabs on 3,000 individuals suspected of extremism. "Saudi Arabia is a country itself which has experienced terrorist attacks and many lives have been lost as a result of that".

Global Media At least two dead and 30 injured in twin attacks in Iran
Author: 0 At least two dead and 30 injured in twin attacks in Iran

About five hours after the first reports, Iranian news agencies said four people who had attacked parliament were dead and the incident was over. In an unusual development, the group also released a short video that it said was taken by one of the attackers inside the parliament.

Author: 0 Qatar must 'change policies' - Saudi foreign minister

Qatar has recently emerged as one of the most important states for Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). Meanwhile, Bahram Ghassemi, the spokesperson for Iran's Foreign Ministry, took a neutral stance , saying June 5, "The solution to differences among regional countries, including the current dispute between Qatar and its ...

Author: 0 Iran parliament attackers 'dressed as women'

But that is exactly what has happened in the case of the Iran attacks, whose locations included the country's Parliament in Tehran . The Islamic State group claimed the attacks, marking the first time it has taken responsibility for an assault in Iran.

Author: 0 Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead FBI

He now works in private practice specializing in white collar and regulatory matters at King & Spalding law firm. After that ruling, Christie's office revealed that Wray had the phone. A GOP colleague was more cautious. U.S. President Donald Trump looks on as he hands out diplomas to Coast Guard cadets at the commencement ceremony at the U.S.

Global Media US Crude Stocks Drop Sharply, But Massive Gasoline Build, API Says
Author: 0 US Crude Stocks Drop Sharply, But Massive Gasoline Build, API Says

The lower forecast takes into account OPEC's May 25 announcement regarding the extension of its production cuts. "The persistent supply surplus, doubts about the OPEC deal's effectiveness and the revived US shale boom remain the dominant themes", said Norbert Ruecker, head of commodities research at Julius Baer Group Ltd.in Zurich.

Author: 0 Britain braces for election in wake of terror attacks

Taking a look at polls, it looks like the Conservatives will win the General Election on Thursday with a Tory lead varying from 42% to 47% and the Labour running up with a variance between 35% to 40%, bookmakers' odds concur. "If you are a Conservative supporter but those things worry you, then don't do it. Vote for someone who will stand up for you and your family instead", he will say.

Author: 0 Arab nations ganged up on Qatar. Why Trump's involved

The American president on Tuesday held a phone call with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, in which they discussed fight against terror financing and extremism, according a White House statement. "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" he continued later. "We have moved from severing diplomatic relations to a comprehensive blockade of global conventions and human rights conventions, not only for Qataris but also for citizens of the Gulf ...

Author: 0 Russia denies reports of hacking Qatar's state news agency

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Qatar's foreign minister, said the measures taken against the country were "surprising", according to the statement , which also cited the minister's interview with the BBC on Tuesday. Sheikh Hamad took over as Qatar's emir in 1995 and expanded his nation's presence on the global scene through negotiating hostage releases, briefly flirting with diplomatic ties to Israel, hosting a Taliban office and creating Al-Jazeera.

Global Media Shots fired at protest kill 5 farmers in central India
Author: 0 Shots fired at protest kill 5 farmers in central India

On Wednesday morning, Mandsaur collector Swatantra Kumar and superintendent of police O P Tripathi made a decision to turn up at Barkheda Pant village located on NH 79 to console the family of one of the five men killed in Tuesday afternoon's police firing.

Global Media Justin Bieber cries during Manchester benefit performance
Author: 0 Justin Bieber cries during Manchester benefit performance

It was Ariana Grande - whose concert the terror attack last month was carried out at - who stole the show for most viewers of the One Love Manchester benefit show, though . Over $2.58 million were donated to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund during the concert. Backed by two singers and a guitarist, she delivered the song wearing all white, singing, "Throw your sticks and your stones, throw your bombs and your blows, but you're not gonna break my soul".

Author: 0 London Police ID Two of the Perpetrators of Saturday's Terrorist Attack

Eight officers fired an "unprecedented" 50 rounds at the three attackers, according to Mark Rowley, head of national counter-terrorism policing, who said that a bystander had also suffered a gunshot wound. Counterterrorism investigators searched two more homes on Monday and detained "a number" of people. An Australian was among those hospitalised, while a Spaniard escaped with light injuries.

Author: 0 UAE seeking 'change of policy, not regime' in Qatar: minister

As anger mounted in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates , Qatar's foreign minister tried to limit the fallout. Al Qassemi, who previously wrote a column describing steps Qatar would need to take, said that the crisis will only escalate if Doha doesn't back down.

Global Media Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack
Author: 0 Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack

Government spokesman Christophe Castaner said the man had "never showed any sign of radicalization" before the attack. Castaner said the attacker was not known by the police before the incident, adding that it "is very hard to anticipate" attacks when they were staged by people who were not on the police radar.

Author: 0 Trump goes after London mayor again after terror attack

The three suspects were shot dead by police officers within minutes after they drove a van into pedestrians on the bridge and then stormed pubs and restaurants, stabbing anyone in their path. Warner said Trump has had more than 90 days to review the procedures for admitting people from certain countries. Khan was widely praised for his quick and resolute response to Saturday's assault, which was claimed by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS).

Author: 0 Ariana Grande gets Manchester bee tattoo in memory of terror attack victims

During the show which was aired to millions of people on Sunday, Ariana said: 'I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for being here today. As well as a clip of himself trying to keep up with one of singer Justin Bieber's backing dancers, he Tweeted footage of the crowd leaving the show and wrote: "Manchester is our hope".

Author: 0 United States suspects Russian hackers behind Qatar-Saudi rift

They accused the tiny Gulf state of harboring extremist groups and suggested Qatari support for the agenda of Saudi Arabia's regional archrival Iran . Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello said the ban took effect Tuesday, but there is no plan yet to repatriate the more than 200,000 Filipino workers in Qatar.

Author: 0 Islamic State Claims London Stabbing Rampage

Although the attackers were also dead, authorities raced to determine whether they had accomplices, and prime minister Theresa May warned that the country faced a new threat from copycat attacks. If we don't get smart it will only get worse". Islamic State on Sunday night claimed responsibility for the attack via the militant group's agency Amaq.

Author: 0 Jordan lowers diplomatic representation in Qatar

Jordan joined the pressure on Qatar, downgrading its diplomatic representation and revoking the license of Doha-based TV channel Al Jazeera . While the USA military has said it wouldn't change its posture at Qatar's Al-Udeid Air Base, Trump made a series of tweets calling into question his commitment to the peninsular nation.

Global Media Trump defends tweeting as valuable tool
Author: 0 Trump defends tweeting as valuable tool

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, has reiterated several times that he is "not a fan" of the president's tweets. He said that President Trump has a session first thing in the morning on infrastructure with governors and mayors and then has to do a speech for a conservative political conference.

Global Media Trump's United Kingdom visit on despite criticism
Author: 0 Trump's United Kingdom visit on despite criticism

Jim Himes of CT said on CNN's New Day. Since taking office, Trump has ordered temporary travel restrictions on people from several Muslim-majority countries, although the ban is now held up by federal courts. Asked if Mr Trump's official trip to Britain will go ahead, Mrs May said: "Yes". Trump-friendly websites, meanwhile, focused on the fact that later that evening, Drudge turned out to be right.

Global Media California and China Sign Deal for Clean Technology
Author: 0 California and China Sign Deal for Clean Technology

Astle said in an interview that he initially didn't support the idea of climate change, but through education over the years, he said he's come to the realization that "it's really happening". Brown said: "Without Washington, China becomes all that more important". "The Bahamas remains committed to the Paris Agreement which was signed by 195 parties and ratified by 146 countries plus the European Union, and its aspiration to reduce risk to economies and lives everywhere, and to build ...

Global Media US president: You were my guy
Author: 0 US president: You were my guy

Mr Macron told Le Journal du Dimanche newspaper that "my handshake with him, it wasn't innocent". "You have to show you won't make small concessions - not even symbolic ones." . "It was quite a handshake, two alphas". The tense moment during Trump's first trip overseas as President became the latest of Trump's handshakes to draw attention online.

Global Media Armed men open fire at Iranian Parliament, Khomeini shrine
Author: 0 Armed men open fire at Iranian Parliament, Khomeini shrine

At least 32 people have been injured during the shootings and their names have been registered in Iranian hospitals: Reports . In Syria, Iran has been the staunchest ally and supporter, alongside Russian Federation, of the embattled regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Global Media Trump hails isolation of Qatar
Author: 0 Trump hails isolation of Qatar

Donald Trump's tweets appear to take a hard line on Qatar, despite United States involvement in the country. Earlier, he said the Saudis' move to isolate Qatar could mark the "beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism". A Qatari official said the rift was pushing Doha in the direction of leaving the six-state Gulf Cooperation Council, "with deep regret". Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said on Tuesday Qatar needed to take several steps, including ending its support ...

Global Media Trump expected 'loyalty': sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation boss
Author: 0 Trump expected 'loyalty': sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation boss

One of President Donald Trump's most vocal critics from his own political party will question the former FBI Director Jim Comey. Comey, who was running the FBI's probe into possible collusion between Trump associates and Russian Federation during the presidential campaign, sought to enlist the attorney general's help in shielding the agency from such contacts, said the person who is not authorised to comment publicly.

Author: 0 Emirati diplomat to AP: 'Nothing to negotiate' with Qatar

The 2017 tournament was scheduled to take place in Kuwait, but Qatar stepped in because Kuwait is suspended by Federation Internationale de Football Association for alleged government interference in sporting affairs. Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain further blocked Qatar from their airspace and requested all Qatari diplomats to leave within 48 hours. United States reports placing the blame on Russian hackers for a late May breach of Qatar's news agency with pro-Iran anti-US foreign ...

Global Media London police confirm eighth victim in deadly terrorist attack
Author: 0 London police confirm eighth victim in deadly terrorist attack

The 45-year-old Frenchman, Xavier Thomas, has been missing since the night of the terrorist attack on London Bridge. If confirmed, Thomas would be the eighth person killed in the vehicle and knife attack. Police killed all three attackers . The Metropolitan Police confirmed the au pair, who lived and worked in London, was among the dead. He added: "On behalf of the United States, I want to offer heartfelt condolences and prayers and similar thoughts go out to the family of the man ...

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