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Global Media Finsbury Park terror attack: Theresa May condemns 'sickening' assault on Muslims
Author: 0 Finsbury Park terror attack: Theresa May condemns 'sickening' assault on Muslims

One person died and 10 others were injured in the incident, which British Prime Minister Theresa May has called " sickening ", and London's mayor has described as a " horrific terrorist attack ". Muslim Council of Britain secretary general Harun Khan condemned the attack and also urged calm. And extra police are being deployed to reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said.

Author: 0 Religious Leaders Hold Moment Of Silence For Victims Of London Van Attack

A 48-year-old man has been arrested. Police are carrying out searches at an address in the Cardiff area. (Vatican Radio) English Cardinal Vincent Nichols joined religious and political leaders on Monday in condemning an attack on Muslims leaving the Finsbury Park mosque in north London .

Author: 0 House leader joins Handel on final campaign day

Handel drew enormous outrage last week when she told a conservative mom that her "faith" wouldn't allow her to support the woman's LGBT daughter , insisting that she shouldn't even be allowed to adopt children or raise a family. The price tag of the Georgia special congressional election has climbed north of $ 50 million , making it the most expensive House race ever. But national parties and political action committees, eager to win a hot race ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, have made ...

Author: 0 1 dead, 8 injured in the latest terror attack on London

The Muslim cleric who prevented the angry worshippers from harming the suspect of the van attack at a mosque in London's Finsbury Park , has been praised for his "bravery and courage". "Today we come together as we have done before to condemn this act and state an act of hatred of this kind will never succeed in dividing us". Britain, especially London , has been on edge over several recent incidents, including last month's terror bombing in Manchester and the recent auto attack and ...

Author: 0 Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight

The former House speaker, discussing the "pugnacious" president on ABC's "This Week", said that Trump's attack instincts don't "serve him well". Sekulow re-upped his argument from Sunday - that the president's tweet was a response to the Washington Post story that cites unnamed sources claiming Trump is the subject of an investigation into potential obstruction of justice.

Author: 0 Le Pen wins French parliamentary seat, but key aides miss out

Sunday's votes also draws a line under French elections, which had been viewed as a key risk to markets earlier this year given the popularity of anti-euro far-right leader Marine Le Pen heading into presidential elections in April and May.

Author: 0 EU negotiator says sides agree Brexit must be orderly

The UK government has been forced in to a major climbdown on the first day of Brexit negotiations after being forced to accept the EU's timetable for talks. European Union diplomats hope this first meeting, and a Brussels summit on Thursday and Friday where Ms May will encounter - but not negotiate with - fellow European Union leaders, can improve the atmosphere after some spiky exchanges.

Global Media UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises
Author: 0 UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy told a press conference Monday that only five victims have been formally identified so far, and the death toll may change. Speaking to SkyNews on Sunday, Labour MP David Lammy said some contractors working on the Grenfell Tower were removing evidence of their work after the last week inferno that killed dozens of people in the 24-story building.

Author: 0 Man Arrested for London Van Attack on Mosque

An imam was praised after he saved the Finsbury Park attack suspect from being beaten when crowds pulled him from the van he used to kill one and injure many more. President Donald Trump has yet to respond, via his prolific Twitter account or by any other means, since a man slammed his auto into a crowd of Muslim worshipers just after midnight.

Author: 0 Imam stops angry Muslims assailing London van suspect

Armed police officers man a cordon in Finsbury Park , north London , where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2017 . Police said eight people had been taken to three separate hospitals and two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries. He waved to onlookers from the back of the police van as he was led away.

Global Media Over 60 Arrested in Connection with Tehran Attacks
Author: 0 Over 60 Arrested in Connection with Tehran Attacks

Alavi also added that the safe house used by the five terrorists who carried out the attacks in Tehran was discovered by security forces and the brother of one the terrorists, who according to the minister was even more risky, was caught by the intelligence forces.

Global Media Unsuspecting tourists in Bali are eating dog meat
Author: 0 Unsuspecting tourists in Bali are eating dog meat

Other footage shows a vendor on a Balinese beach reassuring tourists that the meat is "chicken satay". "The dog-meat trade breaches animal cruelty laws and food safety laws", she told ABC . The Bali Animal Welfare Association are working hard to try and cut down on the illegal mistreatment of dogs, but they now have only 150 dogs in care, compared to the estimated 70,000 that are slaughtered each year.

Author: 0 UK official looking for 'positive' Brexit talks

Amid reports that May is set to make a "generous offer" on the rights of European Union citizens remaining in Britain , the source said London had been warned against doing so this week, on the grounds that it could drag up the thorny issue before talks had really got going.

Global Media Finsbury Park mosque van attacker identified as Darren Osborne
Author: 0 Finsbury Park mosque van attacker identified as Darren Osborne

Manchester was hit by a deadly attack on May 22 when a suicide bomber killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert. "What's happened here is bad, but it's ironic just a few hours before they had been gathering with members of the Christian and Jewish community in support of the Jo Cox Foundation".

Global Media 79 people presumed dead in London high-rise fire
Author: 0 79 people presumed dead in London high-rise fire

Prime Minister Theresa May had to virtually flee the church she visited in order to meet survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire , which has killed 30 people and injured scores of others. "I absolutely get why they're angry", Green said. On Sunday, London Mayor Sadiq Khan acknowledged growing public anger surrounding the fire, saying it was a result of "mistakes and neglect".

Author: 0 Mexico draws with Portugal

A stoppage-time header by Hector Moreno saw Mexico equalise to make it 2-2 after Portugal thought they had won it with Cedric Soares' deflected shot four minutes from time. But the newly introduced Video Assistant Referee called the referee's attention to Nani being in an offside position, leading to the goal being ruled out.

Author: 0 Syria conflict: Russian Federation issues warning after USA coalition downs jet

Russia , a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad , called on the US military to provide a full accounting as to why it made a decision to shoot down the Syrian Su-22 bomber. "In the combat mission zones of the Russian aviation in the air space of Syria, all kinds of airborne vehicles, including aircraft and UAVs of the global coalition detected to the west of the Euphrates River will be tracked by the Russian SAM systems as air targets", the ministry's statement concluded.

Author: 0 Georgia runoff for House in final days

President Trump has urged voters to back the Republican candidate, tweeting Monday morning that "the Dems want to stop tax cuts, good health care and Border Security". Both campaigns have condemned the ad, calling it "disgraceful" and "disturbing and disgusting". Ossoff has raised at least $23 million. Both Ossoff and Handel have received violent threats during the campaign .

Author: 0 Theresa May cancels the 2018 State Opening of Parliament

The source confirmed there was no need for a deal on a so-called "confidence and supply" arrangement to be sealed in order to press ahead with the Speech, and said Mrs May wanted the Government to "get on with its business". The British parliament will sit uninterrupted for two years, the United Kingdom government said, giving MPs more time to handle the legislative hardships of Brexit.

Author: 0 BJP fielding Dalit in prez polls for votebank politics, says Uddhav

Joining the critics of NDA's Presidential nominee, Shiv Sena said it would not extend its support if the Centre is eyeing a vote bank by nominating a Dalit face for the upcoming President polls. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to Twitter and, in a series of tweets, said, "Shri Ram Nath Kovind , a farmer's son, comes from a humble background".

Author: 0 Top EU lawmaker says UK's aims a mystery

Other issues on the agenda, at least in the near term, include establishing residential rights of more than 3 million European Union citizens now living in the United Kingdom - and the 1 million British expats living in European Union member states - once the formal exit is complete.

Author: 0 JK Rowling corrected a Finsbury Park attack headline

Several people were injured in north London early on Monday after a van rammed into worshippers leaving a mosque, witnesses said, in what British police described as a "major incident". "All the victims were from the Muslim community and we will be deploying extra police patrols to reassure the public, especially those observing Ramadan".

Global Media A look at attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years
Author: 0 A look at attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years

Amateur video footage seen by AFP showed at least three people laying on the ground, including one who was receiving mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. A suspect, named locally as Darren Osborne of Cardiff, is pictured being arrested at the scene of the terror attack in Finsbury Park .

Global Media Donald Trump tightens red tape on travel from the USA to Cuba
Author: 0 Donald Trump tightens red tape on travel from the USA to Cuba

Trump's decision has to be understood within the context of his policy towards left-wing governments in the region, said Luis Suarez, a professor of worldwide relations in Cuba . restrictions on trade and travel, saying attempts to change its political system will fail. Trump concluded his speech in solidarity with the Cuban people, "May God bless everyone searching for freedom, may God bless Cuba , may God bless the United States of America".

Author: 0 Robert Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner and his finances

Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating alleged ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, has hired 13 lawyers to handle the probe, and has plans to add more, according to Peter Carr, his spokesman.

Author: 0 Russia warns US after downing of Syrian jet

Russia's defense ministry said planes flying in Syria, west of the Euphrates River, would be considered targets . A US-led coalition fighter jet has shot down a Syrian military plane in Raqqa province, the United States has confirmed .

Author: 0 Supremes tighten the rules on out-of-state lawsuits

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned rulings made by three California courts that concluded they had specific jurisdiction over lawsuits brought by out-of-state residents against a company not incorporated or headquartered there. The group of plaintiffs in the mass action consisted of 86 California residents and 592 residents of 33 other states. The U.S. Supreme Court reversed.

Global Media Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House
Author: 0 Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House

President Trump congratulated President Varela on the Panama Canal expansion, which benefits American and Panamanian businesses and is a key driver of economic growth in the region. "Right? Very good job". As Trump pointed out, the USA was responsible for overseeing the construction of the Panama Canal, which successfully connected the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

Global Media California deli owner feels 'blessed' after selling $447 million Powerball ticket
Author: 0 California deli owner feels 'blessed' after selling $447 million Powerball ticket

But Alberre said he has no idea which customer bought the ticket with all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery. "We're very, very grateful for this to happen to our store", Alberre said. Alberre owns the store with his father, who has owned it for 26 years. California is one of 44 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S.

Global Media Philippine war babies to live with 'Martial' law legacy
Author: 0 Philippine war babies to live with 'Martial' law legacy

Last week ABC South-East Asia correspondent Adam Harvey was hit in the neck by a bullet while interviewing evacuees in what was thought to be a safe part of the city. The city itself has also been pounded by airstrikes. The city of 200,000 people has been largely abandoned due to the fighting, which has seen the military relentlessly bomb the areas held by the militants, with residents fleeing to nearby towns.

Global Media Scalise Shooter Had List of at Least 6 GOP Lawmakers' Names
Author: 0 Scalise Shooter Had List of at Least 6 GOP Lawmakers' Names

Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip, and sustained serious injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Because he is part of the Republican leadership, Scalise has protection from the US Capitol Police. And Ralph Norman, a South Carolina Republican running for Congress, said he has a concealed carry permit and thinks members of Congress should be able to protect themselves.

Author: 0 To North Korea and back: Otto Warmbier's strange, sad trip

Danny Gratton was the only witness to Otto Warmbier's arrest at Pyongyang airport, but the US government never contacted him. North Korea also tried to claim that Warmbier attempted to overthrow the regime, which his family strongly denies.

Author: 0 Banning Flippers? North Korea lashes out at trade sanctions

Otto Warmbier was a University of Virginia student when he was detained in January 2016 at the airport in Pyongyang while on his way home. On Thursday, North Korea said that it had released him "on humanitarian grounds". And Warmbier responded to questions from the media, in one instance saying: "The question is, do I think the past administration could have done more?" Otto Warmbier's return has lent support to voices calling for a travel ban on North Korea , which has a long ...

Global Media Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires
Author: 0 Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires

The death toll so far is the largest due to a wildfire in Portugal since 1966, when 25 soldiers were killed battling a forest blaze in the forest of Sintra, near Lisbon . The crisis, although officially over, forced cutbacks in virtually all areas of government. Local reports said a third of the population had lost their lives, many as they tried to escape the fire.

Global Media Van rams pedestrians near London mosque; 1 dead
Author: 0 Van rams pedestrians near London mosque; 1 dead

British media named the suspect as Darren Osborne , 47-year-old father of four who was living in Cardiff , Wales . At the same time , the statement warned people against Islamophobia , while calling on the worldwide community "to unite so as to fight terrorism ".

Author: 0 Trump lawyer defends his use of social media

Challenged on " Fox News Sunday " about the issue, Sekulow said he could not be certain Trump was not under investigation but that no one had notified the legal team if that was the case. During his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8, Mr. Comey stopped short of accusing President Trump of obstruction of justice, something legal experts on both sides have mocked .

Author: 0 Sadiq Khan calls for Donald Trump UK state visit to be cancelled

Well, Khan didn't voluntarily take the time to respond to Trump's beyond-weird tactics, but ITV Channel 4 asked him what he thought of Trump's criticism in light of a future state visit to England. Hours earlier, Khan had taken to Facebook to condemn the "sickening attack". "We are not going to let Donald Trump divide our communities". A spokesman for Mr Khan said he had more important things to be doing than responding to Mr Trump's "ill-informed" tweet - but yesterday the United ...

Global Media 'Man killed in London mosque attack Bangladeshi'
Author: 0 'Man killed in London mosque attack Bangladeshi'

In a statement issued around six hours after the incident, the Finsbury Park Mosque condemned the "heinous terrorist attack " and said: "We are extremely unhappy with the mainstream media not reporting this as a terrorist attack, whereas they are very swift in describing attacks involving individuals professing to be Muslims and acting in the name of Islam".

Global Media Sarfraz named captain of ICC Champions Trophy Team
Author: 0 Sarfraz named captain of ICC Champions Trophy Team

Pakistan came into the tournament as the lowest-ranked side (eight) and not many expected them to play the final after the 124-run defeat they faced in Birmingham against India in their tournament opener. "Players like Fakhar Zaman , Shadab [Khan], Hasan Ali, all these players deserve to be recognised for their performances; that they were playing their first ICC tournament and nobody expected us to perform the way we did with a young team ".

Author: 0 Vehicle rams police van on Paris' Champs Elysees, driver dead

Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said the incident was apparently deliberate. A police operation is under way in Paris around the Champs-Elysees area, amid reports of a vehicle on fire. Bomb squads are combing the area and the nearest subway station is closed to the public. "We were better off inside than outside", Chrystel said. But both agreed, as the mother said, "unfortunately we now are used to this".

Author: 0 Trump policies could roll back US-Cuba ties, says Mexican academic — Interview

The theater where Trump will be making his policy speech was named after the political leader of Brigade 2506 in the Bay of Pigs Invasion of Cuba. Those travels and visitors' ability to use Cuba's military-run bank are not believed to be affected by the Trump changes, though the Herald reports that the administration's new policy will include a broad restriction on interactions with the military branch that runs the majority of Cuba's economy.

Global Media Russia Draws A Line Across Syria After US Shoots Down Syrian Jet
Author: 0 Russia Draws A Line Across Syria After US Shoots Down Syrian Jet

The U.S. attack on the Syrian government occurred near Raqqa , the de facto capital for ISIS, which is battling both the Syrian government and the U.S. "If the regime continues it attacks on our positions in the province of Raqqa , we will be forced to reciprocate and use our legitimate right to defend our forces", SDF spokesperson Brig.

Author: 0 North Korea accuses US authorities of 'mugging' its diplomats at NY airport

Kennedy International Airport on Friday. "Diplomats of a sovereign state are being robbed of a diplomatic package in the middle of NY where the headquarters of the United Nations is located and that serves as the venue for global meetings including the United Nations General Assembly", said the unnamed foreign ministry spokesman, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

Author: 0 UK Conservatives need to deliver an 'open' Brexit - Scotland leader

During the last election, in 2015, the Conservatives did better than the exit poll predicted, and senior Conservatives said they would take a wait-and-see approach. Yet although a second referendum on independence being out of the picture may simplify Brexit, the change in power dynamics will have broader implications.

Global Media London mosque terror attack van hired from Welsh company
Author: 0 London mosque terror attack van hired from Welsh company

Opposite him, sat on a floor, another injured man is given water by three people tending to him. London Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu told the media: "No matter what the motivation proves to be, and we are keeping an open mind, this is being treated as a terrorist attack and the Counter Terrorism Command is investigating".

Author: 0 Brexit negotiations kick off almost a year after referendum

U.K. Brexit secretary David Davis will travel to Brussels to meet with the E.U.'s chief negotiator Michel Barnier . British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Monday he still thinks that the Brexit negotiations will yield "a happy resolution that can be done with profit and honor for both sides".

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