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ISIS Claims First Deadly Attack in Israel After Jerusal

The killing was "a natural response to the crimes of the occupier", he said, echoing the language used by Hamas after other recent attacks against Israelis. On Saturday, Israel's Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon demanded the Security Council condemn the attack. "He was lightly wounded and evacuated to the hospital, while the Palestinian was arrested and questioned at the scene", it added. Read More »

Van crashes into London crowd causing numerous casualties, police say

In a statement , Muslim Welfare House condemned the attack and appealed for calm. The van swerved towards the people outside the Finsbury Park Mosque in north London just as they began to assist the man, who had collapsed. Before that several pedestrians and a police officer were killed in a car-and-knife attack in London . Witnesses described seeing between eight to 10 people lying on the ground near to the Muslim Welfare House on Seven Sisters Road. Read More »

A van attack kills one outside London mosque

Finsbury Park , in the London Borough of Islington, is a bustling, diverse area of north London . The driver was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. - Since then, the mosque has worked to turn its reputation around and now operates mostly as a community center. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu praised them for their "restraint" in detaining the suspect. Read More »

One dies as van hits worshippers in London mosque

Counter-terrorism units are investigating, according to CNN . Prime Minister Theresa May's office says she has been told about the crash in north London in which a vehicle struck several pedestrians. One witness told the BBC he held down the suspect for 20 to 30 minutes before police arrived. "He punched me in the head". "The people around him, around eight people or 10 people got injured, some of them seriously". Read More »

London Fire Brigade warns Grenfell Tower inferno investigation could take YEARS


Two British officials have said that new exterior cladding used in a renovation of Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations. The Home Office said it was "making arrangements" for the family of 23-year-old Syrian refugee Mohammad Alhajali - the first victim to be formally identified - to travel to the United Kingdom for his funeral. Read More »

London Police Treat Mosque Attack as Terrorist Incident

Police said a man who was driving the vehicle has been arrested and taken to a. "No matter what the motivation for this attack proves to be, we are keeping an open mind". He said as he attended the injured, others grappled with the driver as he tried to run away. Ratib Al-Sulaman told CNN he was sitting with friends two minutes away, when an "incident in front of the mosque" occurred. Read More »

No DUP deal but Queen's Speech date confirmed

The speech, which forms part of the state opening of parliament, had originally been scheduled for 19 June . The delay comes as the United Kingdom grapples with political uncertainty after last week's inconclusive election cast doubt on Prime Minister Theresa May's ability to stay in office or govern effectively. Read More »

America's Cup: Team NZ helmsman Peter Burling - We can't stand still

New Zealand are trying to expunge the bitter memory of 2013, when they led the United States 8-1 only to fall 9-8 as Oracle mounted one of the great comebacks in sports history in San Francisco. The American-backed crew benefited from a wind shift sailing upwind on leg five in Race 2 and made up a huge deficit, pulling right behind the Kiwis sailing through the gate mark. Read More »

London Police Plead for Calm after Attack at Mosque

Police have said the driver was a 48-year-old man who was arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. She said: "I will chair an emergency meeting later this morning". Witnesses said the man was white. Police said a man who was driving the vehicle has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. Khan said there would be extra police to reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan. Read More »

1 suspect held in mosque attack

London is a city of many faiths and many nationalities. A police forensic tent is erected at Finsbury Park in north London , where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2017 . A white van mounted the pavement on Seven Sisters Road near Finsbury Park mosque in north London , hitting pedestrians. "From the window, I started hearing a lot of yelling and screeching, a lot of chaos outside". Read More »

London mosque attacker: 'I want to kill all Muslims'

London Ambulance Service had tweeted saying that their priority is to assess the level and nature of injuries and ensure that those in most need are treated and taken to the hospital. One resident told the Press Association he jumped out of the way as the van struck pedestrians . Shortly after midnight, the hired vehicle swerved into a group of people leaving prayers at the Finsbury Park Mosque, one of the biggest in the country, witnesses said. Read More »

Van ploughing into crowd in London kills one, leaves ten injured

Muslim Association of Britain President Omer El-Hamdoon said: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this evil attack ". "The reverberations of this incident will reach many of our communities here in Leicester, and my officers will be working hard today to provide very visible reassurance and support to those who will understandably be particularly anxious by the events overnight". Read More »

Conservative Trump Supporter Narrowly Loses Virginia Primary

Gillespie, 55, of Fairfax County, has tried to avoid appearing either too critical or too supportive of Trump, a task that could become more hard in a general-election campaign targeting a broader audience of potential voters. Bernie Sanders and an assessment of what liberal voters want from candidates . Northam said he'd do everything he could to reach out to Perriello backers. Read More »

Steve Scalise's condition upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition


The doctor said U.S. Capitol Police Special Agent Crystal Griner, who was also wounded in the shooting, "sustained a gunshot wound to the ankle, and remains hospitalized in good condition". The person did not disclose the names but said those listed had been briefed. Hodgkinson 66, who was from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois , died after being shot by police. Read More »

Prominent Trump supporters are pushing for firing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller


Another talk-radio Trump booster, Laura Ingraham, who was rumoured to have been considered for a White House position, directed her followers to a story in a conservative newspaper that suggests Mueller might be tainted. Schiff told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Tuesday that "I don't think the Congress would sit still and allow the president to pick his own investigator". Read More »

Donald Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice

The memos to Trump transition and campaign officials came in the wake of former FBI Director Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel to oversee the investigation into Russian election meddling and ties between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials. Read More »

Suspect Arrested After Colliding With Pedestrians in London

He urged Londoners to "remain calm and vigilant" after the incident, which if confirmed as a terrorist attack would be the fourth in three months in the United Kingdom. "When I got him on the ground, I said, 'Why are you doing this?' He said, 'I want to kill more Muslims'". He complained that the "mainstream media" was unwilling to call the attack a terrorist incident for many hours. Read More »

Pence lawyers up in expanding Russian Federation probe


Pence is claiming that it's "very routine ". U.S. Vice President Mike Pence stepped up Washington's war of words with Venezuela yesterday, telling Latin American leaders the country was a prime example of what happens when democracy is undermined, and urging the region to condemn its government. Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq Khan blasts 'years of neglect' after Grenfell Tower fire


He called the fire a "preventable accident" , acknowledging the anger and frustration of displaced residents of the working-class enclave in one of Britain's wealthiest districts. The tragedy in Grenfell Tower falls on the same month of a terror attack near Borough Market where eight people were stabbed to death. She said earlier that the national mood is somber but that Britain is resolute in the face of adversity . Read More »

1 dead in crash near London mosque suspected as terrorism

One man has died and eight people have been taken to hospital after a van was driven into pedestrians near a north London mosque. In a statement, police said eight people were hospitalized while two others were treated at the scene. One resident told the Press Association he jumped out of the way as the van struck pedestrians. "People were just conversing, talking, just doing what we're doing", said the man, who declined to give his name. Read More »

One dead as van rams pedestrians near London mosque

This is apposite in the light of yesterday's van attack on innocent Muslims at Finsbury Park mosque , in which one person has died and eight are injured as we write. Someone in the crowd yelled to others not to harm the man while he was taken into custody. May was due to hold an emergency ministerial meeting later on Monday to discuss the attack. Read More »

Dems And Republicans Come Together For Baseball Game After Shooting


Once it has lodged in bone or muscle, "it's not going to do anything". "Most importantly, we are forever grateful for the heroism of Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey , who saved the lives of everyone at the baseball field that morning, including Steve's", Scalise's wife, Jennifer, said in the statement. Read More »

Davis says will talk in positive and constructive tone

The talks - which have started nearly exactly a year after the 23 June referendum - are the first concrete step in the complex task of leaving the bloc after more than 40 years of integration. 'The business community fully accepts the decision of voters last June that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union. Senior members are believed to want May to ditch her pre-election negotiating stance. Read More »