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Police arrest 12 after night of terror in heart of London


Assailants struck the heart of London on Saturday night. "Exercise caution at all times in crowded public areas". The Met Police confirmed armed officers fired an "unprecedented number of rounds" at the three attackers, who appeared to be wearing suicide belts. Read More »

Eight police fired 50 bullets to stop London attackers

The attack began at about 10 p.m. local time when police and witnesses say a white van barrelled into pedestrians on London Bridge . Vox points out that this puts the United Kingdom in a "counterterrorism nightmare", because the attacks are not only hard to prevent, but because it's also almost nearly impossible to disrupt the flow of information about the attacks, especially if the attackers aren't directly linked to one another . Read More »

Will Trump block Comey testimony? White House does not know yet

The account, first reported by the New York Times , was based on a memo Comey wrote after the meeting. If President Trump invokes the privilege, it could bar Comey from revealing private conversations he had with the president about the FBI's Russian Federation investigation into Mike Flynn and Trump associates - and whether the president asked him to back off. Read More »

China will take the lead as Trump scores climate change own

Despite the lofty objectives, when Trudeau signed the Paris accord he was widely criticized in Canada by environmentalists for selling out to an agreement that they said was far too lenient on greenhouse gas producers. In addition, the EPA director said the president is still committed to work internationally on combating climate change. "Paris or no Paris, our commitment to preserving the climate is for the sake of future generations", he said. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Arch rivals Pakistan, India to clash today

The moment the rain relented to leave Pakistan 289 to get in 41 overs, it was back to despair for them even though India were a little sloppy in the fielding, dropping two catches, missing a couple of run-outs, and letting the odd ball slide through their reach. Read More »

MDA Conducts Ground-Based Ballistic Missile Defense Intercept Trial


In the words of Vice Admiral Jim Syring , who is Director of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency , this test was a " critical milestone ". Sullivan has been a key advocate in the Senate for expanding homeland missile defense systems. The military has been testing the interceptor system since 1999, but this is the first time it was tested on an intercontinental missile. GMD is an integral element of the United States' layered ballistic missile defense architecture, with interceptors at ... Read More »

Van mounts curb, hits people on London Bridge


She said she would still make the trip to the site, but instead to lay flowers and pay respect to those who had been affected by the tragedy. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. He was referring to a statement by the London mayor in which Khan said he was "grieving" for the victims and insisted that terrorists "would not win". Read More »

One Love Manchester benefit concert


U2 frontman Bono sent a video message to the concert, telling the crowds: "All our hearts are with you, all our hearts are with Manchester and with the UK". A third fan said that today's concert would be "really emotional". The line from the song, "You think that I'm strong, you're wrong - I'll sing my song" was changed to "Manchester, we're strong - we're still singing our song". Read More »

In Brexit heartlands, May's election gamble could depend on turnout

From the outset, opinion polls have been under a cloud in this election. She said she would "deliver on the will of the people" and also "make sure we make a success" of Brexit. After avoiding a TV debate with other leaders earlier this week, the Conservative prime minister joined her main opponent, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn , in taking questions in front of a studio audience - but consecutively, rather than side by side. Read More »

Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester Concert Will Go Ahead, Following London Attacks

Despite the circumstances, a celebratory atmosphere prevailed as Grande herself returned to the stage. She posted some of the snaps to Instagram with the simple caption, " I love you ". We ask the strong city of Manchester and the world to join us in making the statement that hatred and fear will never win. The " One Love Manchester " concert will take place less than two weeks after the attack at Grande's concert, and a day after attackers killed seven people in the heart of London. Read More »

Bloomberg to give $15 million for US share of Climate pact

Noted Hollywood actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio slammed President Donald Trump for his "careless decision" to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement saying the future on this planet is now more at risk than ever before. Read More »

The SNP plan another Scottish referendum after Brexit negotiatons

And viewers were left to read between the lines. Launched in Perth today by leader and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP manifesto states that that Scotland has the highest house building rate in the United Kingdom, with over 60,000 affordable homes completed since 2007. Read More »

One Love Manchester: Ariana Grande Performs at Benefit for Terror Attack Victims

Grande closed the show with a soaring rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow", from the classic 1939 film, "The Wizard of Oz". Katy Perry appeared on stage in a white mini dress with a long white feathered coat over the top to perform Part Of Me and Roar, saying: "We will not be silenced, Manchester" before Justin Bieber appeared to perform Love Yourself and Cold Water. Read More »

Neighbor Shoots Knife-Wielding Man Trying to Drown Babies in Bathtub


Ada police received a call from a frantic woman around 12:30 p.m. Friday saying a man was trying to kill her and her children. However, he told us he was concerned that he could face legal trouble. Leland Foster is seen in a booking photo. "They might not have made it", another told KFOR . The twins were flown to an Oklahoma City hospital and have been released. Read More »

Global Terror Attacks: We Stand Together

And this love that you choose will give you strength and it's our greatest power ... "I encourage you to choose love, even when it's hard". More than 50,000 crowded into Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground to watch Grande headline the benefit. Read More »

London Bridge terrorists die in hail of police bullets

London's Metropolitan Police said armed officers fatally shot the attackers within eight minutes. About two hours after the first reports of an incident, television images showed people walking away from the London Bridge area with their hands on their heads. Read More »

North Korea fires 'ballistic missile' into Japanese waters

The suspected Scud-type missile lifted off at 5:39 a.m. from the North's coastal city of Wonsan and flew at least 450 kilometers, according to Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff. Last Friday, the ministry allowed the Korean Sharing Movement, a nongovernmental organization in Seoul, to contact its North Korean counterparts for a malaria prevention program, the first time in nearly 16 months that South Korea allowed a local private organization person-to-person contacts with North Koreans. Read More »

Brave British Transport Police officer tackled attackers "armed only with baton"


One French national was killed and four others injured, while one Canadian national was killed, according to their governments. May responded to the attack by calling for an overhaul of the strategy used to combat extremism, including a demand for greater global regulation of the internet, saying big internet companies were partly responsible for providing extreme ideology the space to develop. Read More »

Canadian among 7 killed in London attacks: PM Trudeau


She said they were wearing what appeared to be explosive vests, but police determined those were only meant to sow panic and fear. "The terrorists were dead 8 minutes after police got the call". The secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, Harun Khan, also condemned the attack. Some of the wounded, including a police officer, were reportedly in critical condition. Read More »

What time is the NBA Finals game? What channel? Is it livestreamed?

They want to get physical, contest shots, somehow find a way to get Golden State out of its groove. This is not what the Cavs want. He vowed to do his part in Game 2. "When we get stops, we have to get out". Another area to consider: Put James in the post. But it's the wide open ones that can finish the obliteration of a defense. Read More »

UK General Elections: What will be the future?


But a second poll, released just hours later, had her lead at 15 percentage points, giving the pound some respite. They need 326 for a majority in the House of Commons. "Were this to be the outcome of the general election on 8 June, we can expect a repeat of this behavior, with significant volatility in sterling", Geoffrey Yu, head of the United Kingdom investment office at UBS Wealth Management, said in a note. Read More »

Lower fares propel air passenger traffic


IATA says the improving economy has seen competition between airlines help to reduce the price of air travel by around 10% in Q1 compared to the same period a year ago - with falling or discounted air fares accounting for around half of the aforementioned demand. Read More »

UK election pauses, for second time, after London attack


Gerard said: "Next thing I saw these three guys run up with knives - they started stabbing this girl". There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack . And, God Bless him, a man returned to the bar where he experienced Saturday's horror - to pay his bill and tip. Earlier, he'd said that "we must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people". Read More »