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Reports of Van Striking Pedestrians in 'Major Incident' on London Bridge


The driver then drove from London Bridge to Borough Market , at which point the suspects left the vehicle. Police responded late Saturday to reports of a vehicle striking pedestrians on London Bridge. On May 22, a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured dozens at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. We'll update with further information as it becomes available. Read More »

Korea unveils Earth photos captured by latest missile


This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) on May 22, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting the test-fire of a ground-to-ground medium-to-long range strategic ballistic missile Pukguksong-2. Read More »

The Heat: Donald Trump's challenges


That leaves Trump with two clear choices: withdraw from Paris or revise the USA pledge downward to something more realistic in light of domestic policies, but nonetheless stay in the accord . "That is where true change will be achieved", he said. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made an impassioned appeal Tuesday for the world to intensify action to combat climate change and implement the Paris Agreement to limit carbon emissions as President Donald Trump debates whether the USA ... Read More »

Gambling debt was motive behind Philippines casino attack, not terrorism, police say

While local Philippine officials continue to investigate the attack that killed at least 36, newly released video indicates that the gunman may have acted alone, according to police. Albayalde said that Carlos had sold off property, including a vehicle, to support his gambling habit of at least several years. 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. Read More »

London attacks: Donald Trump dials Theresa May, discusses 'brutal' terror incident

A man was reportedly shot in the head after he was caught in the crossfire between police and suspected terrorists in London. Running back outside, Atkin said he saw another casualty. He was told four victims were stabbed in one pub and added that he personally saw one young woman fall to the ground after being knifed. "I want to know if this girl is still alive". Read More »

Does Trump Believe In Climate Change? White House Won't Say

Asked about it at Disney's shareholders meeting in March, he said that it was "an opportunity for me to express views that I think ... are of value to the company and its shareholders". Condemnation of President Trump's decision came from within the United States as well as outside of it, with his predecessor, Barack Obama , who signed up to the deal alongside 194 other countries in 2015 , disapproving of Mr Trump's choice. Read More »

UK's May and Corbyn questioned by public on TV show

There were widespread warnings that Britain risked becoming a one-party state and that Labour, a historic left-wing party in Europe, could be wiped out. The poll suggested she will win only a slender parliamentary majority of 14 seats, the Sunday Times said. But things weren't so simple. May's Conservatives have been in power since 2010, and the prime minister faced tough questions about her government's cuts to welfare and health services. Read More »

London Bridge attacks: What We Know So Far

Police said the three suspects were shot within eight minutes of the first call to the emergency services. The trio were pictured wearing what appeared to be explosive vests, with Scotland Yard later confirming they were hoaxes. "I saw that man with a knife in his hand and after that a man started screaming so I knew something wrong was happening", he said. "Awful news from London tonight", tweeted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who was scheduled to attend the annual Parliamentary Press ... Read More »

Trump Misused MIT Research in Reasons for Ditching Climate Deal

Donald Trump claimed he was representing Pittsburgh when he left the Paris climate accord this week but its mayor has now come out and criticised his decision. "The president made clear that the door remains open to future U.S. involvement in the agreement". Merkel says Germany and others "will combine our forces more resolutely than ever.to address and tackle big challenges for humanity such as climate change". Read More »

False! Trump Claims Paris Deal Would Only Make 'Tiny' Difference

Trump's decision to leave the Paris agreement garnered severe criticism from global governments, scientists, tech giants and even celebrities. The UN Environment Chief Erik Solheim joined other experts and analysts in saying that the USA withdrawal will put India and China in leadership positions in the global fight to combat climate change . Read More »

This Old Ivanka Trump Tweet About Jared Kushner Is Hilariously Prescient

Kushner's meetings have been, as expected, supported by other administration figures, including Homeland Security adviser John Kelly, who says Kushner has every right to seek backchannel communications. The changes may also include more lawyers to handle the Russian Federation probe as part of the effort to tackle a scandal that has threatened to consume Trump's young presidency. Read More »

Three assailants kill 6 in London 'terror' attack


Three men fled the van with large knives and attacked people at bars and restaurants in nearby Borough Market, police and witnesses said. "Then three men got out with long blades, 12 inches long and went randomly along Borough High Street stabbing people at random". Read More »

Pentagon successfully tests ICBM defense system for first time


The intercept marked the first live-fire test against an ICBM-class target for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) missile , which is being developed by Boeing Co. The paper, an official mouthpiece of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, added: " The United States must know our declaration that we can turn the devil's den into ashes with nuclear weapons is not an empty threat ". Read More »

Six killed and three attackers shot dead in attacks on central London

Britain is on high alert only 12 days after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester, northwest England and ahead of Thursday's general election, in which security is a major theme. A nearby railway station has been closed and police are advising people to stay away from the area. I would like to ask the public to remain vigilant and let us know if they see anything suspicious that causes them concern and dial 999 immediately. Read More »

U.S. states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

The president's aides could say Trump rejects climate science , but that would make him sound like an ignorant loon, positioning him far outside the national and global mainstream. Germany's Merkel, a pastor's daughter who is usually intensely private about her faith, said the accord was needed "to preserve our Creation". Probably - there's overwhelming evidence he's a brazen climate denier - but it'd be nice to get some clarification from the president or someone who can speak on his ... Read More »

At least six dead in London vehicle, knife terror attack

London resident Dee, 26, said she was sure it was a terror attack as the van careered southwards over London Bridge. There are also witness reports of stabbings in nearby Borough Market , an area that has lots of restaurants and bars and is usually packed on weekends. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn will not 'realistically' win the election, Labour MP tells constituents

Ryan went on to seemingly throw in the towel to the Conservatives nationally, saying: "The polls are all saying that the Conservative Party will win a large majority, possibly with more MPs than they have ever had before". Two years ago, the final polls put the Conservatives and Labour neck and neck. Labour has committed to replacing the Trident missile system in its manifesto, despite Mr Corbyn's anti-nuclear views, and the leader has been reluctant to say whether he would be prepared ... Read More »

Putin Compares Claims Of US Election Interference To Anti-Semitism

Russia's hopes for better ties with President Donald Trump's administration have been dashed by the congressional and FBI investigations into the Trump campaign's ties with Russian Federation. While participating in a panel discussion at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, Putin compared the U.S.' repeated claims that Russians tried to interfere in the presidential election to anti-Semitism. Read More »

DFA closely monitoring the London 'terrorist' incident

It also comes 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. Police said shots have been fired. Soon after, there were reported stabbings at nearby Borough Market . In March, five people died in London when a auto was driven at pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and a police officer was stabbed outside Parliament. Read More »

Terror attack on London Bridge leaves 6 dead; police shoot 3

Other witnesses reported seeing as many as three attackers with knives. The Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner, Mark Rowley, said: "Our current belief is that there were three attackers. "I'm not sure what it was and I'm scared to find out", she said. Gerard Vowls, 47, told The Guardian newspaper he saw a woman being stabbed by three men at the south end of London Bridge. Read More »

Six killed in London attacks

That witness said the van hit five to six people. A man reportedly entered the eatery and stabbed at least two people. It is near the Shard, one of London's tallest skyscrapers and one if its most popular tourist destinations. At least six people were killed and 30 others injured today in two terror attacks at central London landmarks in which police shot dead three suspects. Read More »