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UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn urges PM to quit over police cuts

Asked whether the Labour leader backed calls - including from former David Cameron aide Steve Hilton - for May to resign over the issue, Corbyn said: " Indeed I would , because there have been calls made by a lot of very responsible people who are very anxious that she was at the Home Office for all this time and presided over these cuts in police numbers, and she's now saying that we have a problem". Read More »

Livaja hopeful that BC will see NDP leadership in place

In a brief statement Monday, Premier Christy Clark warned the agreement could have "far-reaching consequences" for B.C. adding she would have more to say today. Asked if the one-seat majority the NDP and Greens combined have will make passing legislation hard in the coming session, Letnick simply answered "yes". Read More »

Captain America Gives Wonder Woman An Explosive Congratulations

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With Wonder Woman setting the box office alight with a $ 100 million US box office opening, talk has already turned to the now-inevitable sequel. "The surreality of, 'I can't believe we're getting to make Wonder Woman ,' and also, 'Oh my God, we have to make the greatest Wonder Woman of all time!' " she said . Read More »

Qatar says ready for dialogues to ease Gulf rift

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The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have imposed travel restrictions on their own citizens and have asked Qatari nationals and residents to leave within two weeks. The crisis will have wide-ranging consequences, not just for Qatar and its citizens but across the Middle East and for Western interests. Saudi Arabia and three Arab countries severed ties to Qatar on Monday, June 5, 2017 and moved to cut off land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich nation that is home to a major US military ... Read More »

British PM: Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

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Photo by Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne. Khan had actually sought to reassure the capital's residents and workers over the increased presence of armed police on London's streets. YouGov found 51 per cent of Londoners trusted Khan to "make the right decisions about keeping Britain safe from terrorism", with 30 percent saying they did not trust him. Read More »

Philippines at a grave risk of "contamination" by Isis

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Duterte, in a report submitted to Congress justifying his declaration of Martial Law and the suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus in Mindanao, said the recent developments in Marawi City since May 23 is a clear attempt to deprive him of his powers and prerogatives. Read More »

What we know about the London Bridge attackers

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Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said police and MI5 had downgraded the investigation because "there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned". "As a proud and patriotic British Muslim I say this you do not commit these disgusting acts in my name". He has been criticised for voting against counter-terrorism legislation and expressing reservations about police responding to attacks with "shoot-to-kill" tactics. Read More »

Final WhatsApp message of London Bridge terrorist Khuram Butt

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The security services are facing questions over how they monitor potential threats after one of the men who took part in the London Bridge attack was revealed to be a known extremist. Redouane was unknown to police before the attack. Police have reviewed London's 33 bridges and added protective barriers to Westminster Bridge, the scene of a similar attack in April. Read More »

Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed diplomatic relations with Qatar in a coordinated move on Monday. Riyadh also accused Qatar of supporting what it described as Iranian-backed militants in the restive, largely Shi'ite Muslim-populated eastern Saudi region of Qatif, as well as in Bahrain. Read More »

Putin on Flynn: 'I didn't even really talk to him'

Flynn and Putin can be seen in the center here at an event celebrating Russian state media company RT. Flynn admitted to "inadvertently" giving Pence "incomplete information" about a phone call he had with the Russian ambassador just weeks before Trump's inauguration. Read More »

Norway says patrol plane was flying in international airspace over Barents Sea

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According to a report by Russia's official TASS news agency , a Russian SU-27 fighter jet intercepted and escorted a US B-52 bomber flying along Russia's border over the Baltic Sea. The U.S. military in Europe was not immediately available to comment on the intercept. The statement didn't indicate where over the Baltic Sea that the incident happened. Read More »

Putin set to visit France in hope of mending strained ties

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Putin, during France's recent presidential election, met with Macron's far-right opponent during the campaign. Days before the May 7 run-off, En Marche! spokeswoman Laurence Haim walked away from a question about RT's accreditation. France is in the coalition backing Sunni Arab and Kurdish rebels opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has strong military help from Russian Federation and Iran. Read More »

Dufner rekindles magic to clinch Memorial

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That left the door open for Dufner who would card four birdies on the back nine. Still on the course was Justin Thomas, who was in position to make a move until he missed a 4-foot birdie putt on the 13th and an 8-foot birdie putt on the 14th. Read More »

Eric Trump: We have no dealings, no projects with Russia

But trying to use it to silence Comey could have put Trump on shaky legal and political ground.The meeting with McCabe was not primarily about Comey's testimony, the senators said.The Senate intelligence committee also has invited the top spy of the U.S. Read More »

Arab Nations Cut Ties with Qatar

Abdul Rahman said Kuwaiti ruler Sheikh Sabah had specifically requested Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to postpone a planned speech on Tuesday in a bid to contain the crisis. Airlines from numerous affected countries, including Bahrain's Gulf Air, Etihad Airways and Emirates, say they plan to cancel flights to and from the Qatari capital Doha starting from Tuesday morning. Read More »

Third London attacks suspect reportedly Italian-Moroccan

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Zaghba was first identified earlier on Tuesday by Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera , which claimed that Italian intelligence services had informed British and Moroccan authorities that they believed him to be risky. Police say he was not a "subject of interest" to police or the intelligence services. "Additionally, there are around 20,000 individuals who are former subjects of interest, whose risk remains subject to review by MI5 and its partners". Read More »

No result again gives Australia hopes a cold shower

The first wicket Starc took was the highly important one of Iqbal, who scored 95 off 114 balls, which included six boundaries and three sixes. However, Starc, who was back to his menacing best as he took 4-29 as Bangladesh were skittled for 182 at The Oval on Monday , said the world champions would love nothing more than to bring Eoin Morgan's side down a peg or two. Read More »

London mayor Sadiq Khan says Trump will not 'divide our communities'

Previously. Khan, who is Muslim, had called Trump's views on Islam "ignorant", prompting Trump to challenge the mayor to an IQ test during an appearance on "Good Morning Britain ". He has asked British prime Minister Theresa May to withdraw the offer of a state visit by Trump. "I think Sadiq is doing an excellent job", she said. Read More »

London mayor: We won't let Trump 'divide our community'

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is calling on Canada Post to come clean about how many thefts are occurring a community mailboxes. It was followed by a minute's silence. The three men, who wore fake suicide vests, were shot to death by police. James McMullan, 32, is believed to be one of victims who died in the London Bridge terror attack after his bank card was found on a body at the scene. Read More »

'7 of 12 held for London terror attack are women'

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Seven people were killed in Saturday's terror attack in central London , and 48 were taken to hospital, including 21 people who were critically injured. Corbyn noted that for six years, police numbers fell while May was in charge of security as interior minister, implementing a budget-cutting drive. Read More »

New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers

Butt had appeared in a documentary called " The Jihadis Next Door ", broadcast a year ago by Britain's Channel 4, as part of a group of men who unfurled an Islamic State flag in a park. May said the victims included a "number of nationalities", saying it was "an attack on the free world". The disclosure means that perpetrators in all three of the terrorist outrages to hit Britain this year - Westminster Bridge, Manchester Arena and London Bridge - had at some point appeared on the radar of ... Read More »

London attack: Pakistan-origin man among three attackers

US President Donald Trump's war of words with the Mayor of London continued Monday, with the two men trading barbs even as the city mourns the victims of Saturday's terror attack. Six women and four men arrested by police after the attack are still being questioned, police said. Both killers lived in Barking , east London , and it is not yet known how the two men knew each other - with work to understand more about the trio and their connections still under way. Read More »