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London terror attacks: Theresa May to chair Cobra meet

There, they jumped out of the van and stabbed people, including a British Transport Police officer who has serious but not life-threatening injuries to his face, head and leg. Saturday, she tweeted , "Praying for London ". BBC reporter Holly Jones, who was on the bridge at the time of the attack, said the van was "probably travelling at about 50 miles an hour". Read More »

Terror attacks strike heart of London; 6 people killed

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The suspects are still at large and were reportedly moving on foot to the Borough Market area after fleeing London Bridge . The bridge incident is also reminiscent of an attack at Westminster Bridge which left five people dead including a police officer. Read More »

Philippine friendly fire airstrikes kill 11 troops

Fighters from the Maute group, which has pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS), menaced the guards and shouted at prisoners: but no one gave up the Christian man. The target of the ongoing military clearing operations is to flush out the remaining 30 to 40 militants of Maute group who are believed to be in the city. Read More »

May's Conservatives send new mixed message on tax as United Kingdom election nears

One woman asked why voters should trust her given her "track record" of "broken promises" during her tenure. Speaking in York, the Labour leader promised a "blueprint for a Britain" which would see £250 billion invested in industry . In another hard moment, she was challenged by a woman who struggled to hold back tears as she described waiting for more than a year for counselling on the state-run National Health Service (NHS). Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: 5 memorable ODI matches between India and Pakistan

Kohli is aware that being the captain, and the team's best batsman , who has previously beaten Pakistan on his own in Dhaka, Adelaide and Kolkata in three global tournaments, he needs to stay strong. "We have our plans in place, we will go with the best and do some out of box things which you haven't seen us doing against India in the past", he said. Read More »

Putin: US hackers could have framed Russian Federation

Putin has repeatedly denied the U.S. Intelligence Community assessment that he ordered a "multifaceted" influence campaign to "undermine public faith in the United States democratic process" and to "harm [Hillary Clinton's] electability". Can you imagine something like that? "By some calculations it was convenient for [potential US hackers] to release this information, so they released it, citing Russia", Putin said. Read More »

Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from N. Korea

Speaking at an worldwide security conference in Singapore , Mattis noted the Pentagon conducted what it called a successful test this week of its missile defence system, which is being developed mainly with North Korea in mind. Congress on an Asia-Pacific stability initiative. In response, Mattis said the U.S.is committed to its "one China" policy and there has been no adjustment to this. Read More »

White House Will No Longer Take Questions About Trump And Russia

During the same briefing, Spicer blasted the reports that alleged Kushner planned to establish a secret communications channel with the Kremlin. Dubke resigned just before Trump left on his foreign trip but will stay on until a transition is concluded, Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff, said. Read More »

Trump withdrawal from climate deal disappoints many United States companies

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He said the US could try to re-enter the deal under more favorable terms or work to establish "an entirely new transaction". While several have made their allegiances today, the biggest low to Trump in particular was dealt by Elon Musk , head of Tesla, who kept his promise to withdraw from Trump's business panel should he withdraw from Paris. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Suggests American Hackers Framed Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said hackers trying to influence last year's USA election "could have been from anywhere", questioning findings by American intelligence that Russia was behind the operation. Touching on tensions in the Pacific, Putin said Russia's military deployments on a group of Pacific islands also claimed by Japan have been caused by concerns about the US military buildup in the region. Read More »

Sixth suspect released in Manchester terror probe

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The latest development comes after counter-terrorism police revealed that Abedi may have acted alone - after buying most of the bomb components and building it by himself. This has led us to the Banff Road area in Rusholme. "We have had police officers conducting house-to-house enquiries, but we are still not satisfied why Abedi went there and its vital we understand exactly where he went there and who he spoke to in these final days before the attack", Jackson added. Read More »

Star Wars: The Last Jedi's new characters revealed

Waiting until December to watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi becomes harder and harder everyday. "She thought "IX" would be her movie", Kennedy told Vanity Fair . Not only does it seem perfectly set up to follow The Empire Strikes Back in being a bit of a downer (though ending on hope!), but it will deliver one last Star Wars experience featuring Carrie Fisher . Read More »

Report car hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condemned Saturday night's terror attacks in London that claimed at least six lives."Attacks in London are shocking and anguishing". The Metropolitan Police force said it had declared the attacks as "terrorist incidents". Witnesses have reported seeing injured people on the ground on the bridge. Read More »

Turkey slams United States for 'aggressive actions' against Erdogan's bodyguards

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Jjcassidy offered a solution: "Looks like we could redeem some idle space a Turkish embassy is now sitting on". The Turkish-Americans responded in self-defense and one of them was seriously injured . The US State Department says it will raise its concerns with the Turkish government. U.S. Senator John McCain , one of the leading foreign policy voices in Congress, on Thursday called for the expulsion of Turkey's U.S. Read More »

Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election

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Ms Long-Bailey, seen as a rising star in the party, said Labour's first industrial mission will be to ensure that 60% of United Kingdom energy comes from low carbon or renewable sources by 2020. "You'd have Diane Abbott who can't add up sitting around the cabinet table, John McDonnell who's a Marxist, Nicola Sturgeon who wants to break our country up, and Tim Farron who wants to take us back into the European Union , the direct opposite of what the people want". Read More »

London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians

At least six people were killed in the attack and as many as 50 have been injured . Theresa May had been due to attend a campaign event in south London on Sunday afternoon. German Chancellor Angela Merkel released a statement that said, "We are united beyond all borders in horror and sorrow, but also in determination". Read More »

Trump points to travel ban after reports of London attacks

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London Bridge is a major transport hub and nearby Borough Market is a fashionable warren of alleyways packed with bars and restaurants which is always bustling on a Saturday night. He said: "The three people literally started kicking them, punching them, and took out knives". "When it comes to taking on extremism and terrorism things have to change", she said, indicating potential changes to sentences for terrorism offences; a crackdown on what she called "safe spaces" for extremist ... Read More »

No sign of the ultimate deal as Donald Trump leaves Israel

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Trump also visited Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial, and left what many noted was a brief message compared to his predecessor's. "It will not be simple, but for the first time in many years, and the first time in my lifetime, I see a real hope for change", the prime minister said . Read More »

Congress Subpoenas Trump And Obama Officials In Russia Inquiry

Besides Cohen and Flynn , the investigations are believed to be examining Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, former political advisor Roger Stone, and former foreign policy consultant Carter Page. Mike Conaway , R-Texas, and Adam Schiff, D-California, said in a statement. Flynn's decision Tuesday came as President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen , rejected a House intelligence committee request for information, and former White ... Read More »

Axios: Trump pulling U.S. out of Paris climate deal

The market reaction reflects concerns, raised by some coal companies in recent months, that a US exit from the Paris agreement could unleash a global backlash against coal interests. On Tuesday, Modi said in Berlin that it would be a "crime" to spoil the environment for future generations as the world awaits a decision on US climate policy. Read More »

Four New England states join Paris climate goal alliance

After all, we're the United States and we are leading with respect to Carbon dioxide reduction. "I don't think we're going to change our effort to reduce our emission in the future, either". United States payments to the UN Green Climate Fund , which helps developing countries cope with the effects of climate change, will stop. "That's what our focus has been over the last several weeks", Pruitt replied. Read More »

Defense raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process

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Cosby is adamant that the act was consensual. Dozens of other women have made similar accusations against Cosby, 79, but O'Neill is allowing only one of them to testify at the June 5 trial in suburban Philadelphia. After the jury was empaneled, lead prosecutor Kevin Steele took a swipe at the defense, calling comments about "the optics" of the case "nonsense". Andrea Constand , who worked at Temple University while Cosby was a trustee at the school, told Montgomery County authorities ... Read More »