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Emotions run high at the end of the Comrades Marathon


Last year, David Gatebe won the race in a record-breaking five hours, 18 minutes and 19 seconds. Do you want to receive news alerts via WhatsApp? Meanwhile, in the women's contest, American athlete Camille Herron overcame a stutter at the end to bag her maiden Comrades title. Read More »

How the London terror attack unfolded

Warning that the United Kingdom was facing a "new trend of terrorism" she described a copycat situation where "terrorism breeds terrorism and perpetrators are inspired to copying one another and often using crudest means of attack". Read More »

Further arrests made in Manchester terror attack investigation

Police investigating last week's bombing in Manchester, England , said they have found a auto that might be "significant" in the case, the BBC reported Friday. Abedi, 22, was captured on CCTV wheeling a blue suitcase which is at the centre of the investigation. Pop star Ariana Grande has made a surprise visit to her young fans injured in the Manchester Arena. Read More »

Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attack

Assistant Police Commissioner Mark Rowley said during a news conference on Sunday that the officers fired 50 rounds at the men, striking and wounding a member of the public in the process. May said the attacks weren't directly connected, but that "terrorism breeds terrorism" and attackers copy one another . She warned that perpetrators are inspired to attack "by copying one another ". Read More »

President Trump meets Pope Francis


But after a half-hour meeting behind closed doors, Francis seemed to have cheered up considerably. The two exchanged gifts after the meeting. Donald trump and the pontiff started their personal meeeting from the handshake. Dolan said the religious leader and Trump have the potential to collaborate in a way that advances world peace. "So I think that's going to be the core of his message to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation", he said. Read More »

President Trump Breaks Silence of Kushner Reports, Dismisses As 'Fake News'


Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said on ABC News' "This Week" on Sunday, the NY Daily News reported. But Conway downplayed the reports of Kushner's proposals to Russian officials as falling within the realm of ordinary White House work. Kushner was joined by Michael Flynn, the retired general who would resign as Trump's national security adviser after reports that he secretly spoke with Kislyak about sanctions. Read More »

Trump criticises Germany's trade, spending


While it is unclear whether Merkel has deliberately picked a fight with Trump or misspoken and bitten off more than she can chew, challenging his stance is popular in Germany . This is published unedited from the PTI feed . Thomas Oppermann , head of the Social Democrats' parliamentary group, told reporters: " Donald Trump makes clear with his tweet that he views Germany as a political opponent". Read More »

Did Russia Interfere in the US Election — Putin Interview


Asked if Russian Federation was involved in the hack, Putin said that US authorities, including numerous intelligence agents and the congressional oversight committee, were "misled". "They can be in Russian Federation, in Asia .even in America, Latin America". "Do you think we're gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something?" "Are you all - have you all lost your senses over there?" "They have been misled", Putin responded when Kelly said that American ... Read More »

Outrage as Trump targets London mayor over attacks

For further action he said the borders need to be closed "right away" for people returning from the Middle East suspected of fighting on training in Syria, Iraq and Libya. British Prime Minister Theresa May called the attack a "potential act of terrorism ", and plans to chair a government emergency meeting Sunday. Read More »

Former Calgarian among the dead in London terror attack

May characterized the latest attack as the work of Islamic extremists, but no group has yet claimed responsibility. The attacks came just over two months after the car-and-knife attack at British Parliament and less than two weeks after the suicide bombing at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester that killed 22 people. Read More »

Centre likely to review rules on sale of cattle for slaughter


Orders to this effect were issued by the Animal Husbandry department on Saturday. "Since the matters dealt within the Rules squarely fall within the purview of State Legislatures, the State Governments may be allowed to formulate necessary policies and laws to suit the socio-cultural and economic milieu of the State", he said. Read More »

12 arrested in London's night of terror; IS claims attack

Islamic State, losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an offensive backed by a US-led coalition, had sent out a call on messaging service Telegram early on Saturday urging its followers to carry out attacks with trucks, knives and guns against "Crusaders" during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Read More »

Putin Says He's Not Aware of Kushner's Russia Channel Proposal


He was sacked for what the administration said was lying about his conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to Vice President Mike Pence . In May, Flynn said he will plead the fifth and ignore a congressional subpoena from the Senate intelligence committee. Putin said he never met with Trump during the latter's visits to Moscow, adding that a lot of Americans and companies come to Russian Federation and saying the country doesn't gather information on them. Read More »

UAE, Egypt, Saudi cut ties with Qatar

The ministry's statement said Qatari citizens needed to leave Bahrain within two weeks and that air and sea traffic between the two countries would be halted. The Saudi state news agency SPA said Riyadh had closed its borders, severing land, sea and air contact. Saudi Arabia said Qatari troops would be pulled from its continuing war in Yemen . Read More »

Some 10000 people fleeing west Mosul every day, United Nations migration agency warns

Iraq's elite counter-terrorism units, the regular army and the federal police - supported by the air power of the US-led coalition - launched the new phase on Saturday. "Civilians are going to be at the most extreme risk they have been during the entire campaign..." Aid groups say they are concerned for the safety of civilians following calls from Iraq's government for residents of the Islamic State group-held Old City to flee the area immediately. Read More »

'Your media tried to ruin my election', Emmanuel Macron tells Vladimir Putin

Macron also said that France would respond immediately to any use of chemical weapons in Syria , which is a staunch ally of Russian Federation. When it came to the complicated matter of Syria, the French leader made more of a veiled threat to Russian Federation when he said that there is "a very clear red line to ban any kind of use of chemical weapons" and that " any use of chemical weapons will be retaliated by France". Read More »

Grande's benefit concert pays tribute to London

Before she graced the stage, Grande's manager Scooter Braun appeared in front of the audience for a dedication to the victims who lost their lives at Ariana's Manchester two weeks ago. "We were there in Manchester (arena) as well, I was hit". Emotional throughout the show, but strong and inspiring, Grande sang her heart out with friends including Miley Cyrus , Chris Martin from Coldplay, and even her boyfriend, Mac Miller . Read More »

Home favourite Mladenovic ousts defending champion Muguruza

Muguruza will fight for a quarter-final spot with local favorite Kristina Mladenovic or Shelby Rogers of the United States. This is a rematch of last year's fourth-round clash, which Bacsinszky won. "I love you, too", she told the chanting crowd after the win on a sunbathed Court Suzanne Lenglen. Asked if she could hear Kristina yell " forza " on her unforced errors , Muguruza replied: 'No, I think she speaks like 25 languages , I heard, so. Read More »

Police officer tackled attackers 'armed only with baton'

There's an election Thursday that May called in an attempt to increase her Conservative Party's majority in Parliament. But the main parties suspended campaigning Sunday. "We will never let these cowards win and we will never be cowed by terrorism", he said . Trump wasn't the only administration official to criticize Khan. Read More »

Officer confronted London attackers with baton; Canadian killed

President Trump's tweets responding to an attack in London that left seven dead and dozens injured drew responses from the city's mayor and the ACLU . Andrew Morrison, from Darwin, has been identified as the second Australian victim of the London terror attack. She said this ideology had to be confronted both overseas and at home, adding that the internet and big internet companies provided the space for such extremism to breed. Read More »

TPP 11 committed to go ahead despite the Trump administration dropping out


Mr Trump signalled in January he would block the passage of the 12-nation pact in order to protect American jobs. Meeting on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Hanoi , Vietnam on Sunday morning, 11 remaining nations agreed that they would explore ways to continue with TPP without the United States. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Pushed Back On Russian Election Influence In Megyn Kelly Interview

But Michael McFaul , U.S. ambassador in Moscow from 2012 to 2014 and now an NBC News analyst, said in April: "It is not coincidence that Flynn was placed next to President Putin". Trump has strongly defended Flynn, saying his former aide was the victim of a "witch hunt". Putin has continuously denied direct Russian influence in the US election, but earlier this week he said he wouldn't put the task past a "patriotic" Russian hacker. Read More »

House Committee subpoenas ex-NSA, Trump's lawyer

Then the Intelligence Committee on Wednesday issued subpoenas for former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and President Trump's longtime attorney Michael Cohen. He said the latter was violating his recusal from the committee's probe on Russian Federation. Democrats shot back, accusing Trump, a Republican, of diverting attention from the ongoing scandal that has now hangs over his young presidency and criticising committee Chairman Devin Nunes' subpoenas. Read More »