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Airbus gets 100-plane deal at Paris Air Show

The plane, called the 737 Max 10, is the largest of Boeing's new narrowbody planes that represent the backbone of global air travel. United Continental (UAL) and Indonesia's Lion Air are expected to announce orders for the Max 10 later this week. Read More »

79 people presumed dead in London fire

Previously, the Metropolitan Police had confirmed 30 people had been killed in the inferno; the announcement Saturday almost doubles that number. The 24-story Grenfell Tower in the north Kensington neighbourhood in west London is near several major transport hubs. Read More »

Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs in finals

Pakistan have been starved of worldwide cricket in their own country since an attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in 2009, forcing them to play their "home" series at neutral venues. "We have had youngsters benefitting from PSL". Fakhar, the man-of-the-match, shared an opening stand of 128 with Azhar Ali (59). Lot of credit also goes to senior players like Hafeez bhai (Mohammed Hafeez) and a brilliant spell from Amir, said Sarfraz. Read More »

Grenfell Tower Deaths Rise to 79, London Police Say


Flames engulfed the building in less than an hour early on June 14, trapping many residents before firefighters could reach them. The three photos show different views inside the charred, ruined wreck. Cundy promised an "exhaustive" criminal investigation into the fire that would also look at a major refurbishment of the Grenfell Tower building completed previous year. Read More »

Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message


He had been in critical condition since arriving at the hospital in shock after the shooting at a baseball field where members of Congress were practicing. "Congressman Steve Scalise is in serious condition", the release said. Doctors "fully expect him to walk", Sava said, "and hopefully run". "On behalf of Steve and our children, I want to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts for the incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes we have received since Wednesday's events", ... Read More »

Donald Trump not under investigation for obstruction, says lawyer

A White House official said the senior aide and son-in-law to President Donald Trump will arrive on Wednesday for meetings in Jerusalem and Ramallah. Republicans say they are turning down offers to work for a chief executive whose volatile temperament makes them nervous, and are asking headhunters if their reputations could suffer permanent damage from serving Trump. Read More »

Finsbury Park Attack: Theresa May Condemns "Terrible Incident"

Speaking on BBC Radio 4's World At One, Mr Wallace said: "What I can say on this case is this individual, so far as we know at the moment, was not known to us, but we are aware of a rise in the far right". "We would appeal for calm at this time". According to the council in a follow-up tweet , the van struck the victims closer to the Muslim Welfare House . Read More »

Election 2017: Corbyn won't rule out 'alternative alliance' with SNP

The Survation poll also shows the future of the United Kingdom remains finely balanced, with 54% of Scots saying they would vote No in another independence referendum (up from 53% in April) and 46% backing Yes (down from 47% in April). The leader of the SNP said she is so hooked on the micro-blogging site that she has to "ration" herself. She told BBC's Newsbeat: 'I have to try and ration myself and pull myself off of Twitter. Read More »

Mosque imam saves driver from angry mob after terror attack


He added that it had "all the hallmarks" of a terrorist attack. Eight people were taken to hospital, with one since discharged, while two others were treated at the scene. Images from the scene show a white van wedged against a traffic barrier at the dead end of a street. "He was fighting to run away". In March, a lone attacker drove his vehicle into people on Westminster Bridge, then fatally stabbed a police officer at the gates of Parliament. Read More »

Palestinians shot dead for Israeli police stabbing were not IS, says Hamas

Hamas , the Palestinian Islamist group that runs the Gaza Strip, dismissed the IS claim , saying the attackers had come from among its own ranks and those of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine ( PFLP ). Most of the attacks have been carried out by "lone wolves", some only in their teens, and Israel has dubbed the violence "popular terrorism". According to PCHR's investigations, at approximately 05:30 on Saturday, 17 June 2017, Israeli forces moved into the said ... Read More »

Warship Collision: 7 missing US Navy sailors found dead

Joseph Aucoin, commander of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet. He said one machinery room and two berthing areas for 116 crew members were severely damaged from what he called a significant impact to its side. The merchant vessel that collided with the Fitzgerald is the ACX crystal , a container ship. The area sees heavy maritime traffic, with 400 to 500 vessels crossing it daily. Read More »

What we know so far about the Finsbury Park attack

Finsbury Park Mosque Chairman Mohammed Kozbar tweeted his condolences for the "cowardly attack". Several worshippers were in the area at the time of incident after attending Ramzan prayers. Interestingly, the suspect was shifted to a hospital immediately after the incident where he will also undergo a " mental health assessment ". He actually ran them over. Read More »

One arrest after vehicle hits people outside of London mosque

The crash occurred at a time when the multiethnic neighbourhood was crowded with Muslims leaving the Finsbury Park mosque after Ramadan prayers. Muslim leaders called for calm. "No one! No one!" Her widower, Brendan Cox, told Today that while some people had been moved to hatred by "bits of the extremist Islamist community", other people were drumming up hatred of Muslims. Read More »

Queen's speech set for Wednesday 21 June

The opposition Labour Party said: "Number 10's failure to confirm the date of the Queen's Speech shows that this government is in chaos, as it struggles to agree a backroom deal with a party with abhorrent views on LGBT and women's rights". Read More »

Trump tweets about Democrats, Georgia election

So when the contest heated up, people paid attention - partly because it is seen as a referendum on Trump and possibly an early indicator of how the midterm elections could go next year. Trump barely won the district in November, and his popularity has faltered here as voters have expressed concerns about the health care plan crafted by the GOP House that is now making its way through the Senate. Read More »

London and Brussels will start negotiations on a Brexit 19 Jun

To combat these obstacles, 61 per cent of respondents said they may employ British workers where previously they would have used workers from the European Union, while 39 per cent said they would train their current staff and 29 per cent were exploring automation as a possible solution. Read More »

Donald Trump offers Rex Tillerson, Erdogan offers troops to Qatar


A number of Middle East nations including the Saudis, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates cut diplomatic ties with Qatar ostensibly over the country's support for terrorist groups. Do we take the easy road or do we finally take a hard but necessary action? On Thursday, Qatar's Sheikh Mohammed said his country had been isolated "because we are successful and progressive" and called his country "a platform for peace not terrorism ". Read More »

Banned materials suspected in London fire

Prime Minister Theresa May , criticized for keeping her distance from angry residents during her visit to the charred remains of the 24-storey Grenfell Tower, said on Saturday the response to the disaster had been "not good enough". Attention has focused on materials used during the renovation process completed past year. "My understanding is that the cladding that was reported wasn't in accordance with United Kingdom building regulations", Hands told Sky News . Read More »

The intensifying strangeness of US-North Korea relations


His parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, said their son has been in a coma since March 2016. University of Virginia president Teresa Sullivan said the whole UVA community was relieved to learn of Warmbier's release but was "deeply concerned and saddened to learn from his family that he is in a coma". Read More »

USA officer cleared for fatal shooting of man

Reynolds pulled out her cellphone and began live-streaming the shooting's aftermath on Facebook as Castile bled to death. "I think all of us in Minnesota are forced to confront that this kind of racism exists". "He let the officer know that he had a firearm and that he was reaching for his wallet, and the officer just shot him in his arm". Yanez was the first police officer in modern Minnesota history to be charged in an on-duty shooting . Read More »

Tight US labor market should push inflation higher: Fed's Dudley

LONDON , June 19 The differing messages of the world's major central banks on inflation and monetary policy prodded the dollar and euro higher against the yen on Monday, with traders eyeing a series of appearances by U.S. Earlier this month the metal used to make autocatalysts for gasoline-fuelled cars hit a 16-year high at $914.70 an ounce as the market fretted about shortages in the near term. Read More »

'He must have done it on purpose': Witnesses describe Finsbury Park attack

Identities of the victims have not been released. Eight injured people were taken to hospitals, and a suspect was arrested. The nearby Finsbury Park Mosque was once led Abu Hamza al-Masri, whose extremist sermons were heard by Zacarias Moussaoui, one of the architects of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001; Richard Reid, the so-called shoe bomber who tried detonate explosives in his shoes on a jetliner in December 2001; and Mohammed Sidique Khan, who is believed to have ... Read More »

In spite of tweet, lawyer says Donald Trump not under investigation

Speaking to a bemused Jake Tapper on CNN , Sekulow said the president was responding to a Washington Post story from Wednesday which reported, citing five anonymous officials, that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had expanded his Russian Federation investigation to examine whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice. Read More »