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by | June 04, 2017 | 10:58

Pedestrians near the bridge said they were ordered by police to run. In March, four people were killed in London after Khalid Masood rammed his auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before fatally stabbing a policeman outside the Houses of Parliament.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:55

UK Prime Minister Theresa May told Mr Trump in a phone call that she was disappointed, and said that the UK was committed to the deal. China and Europe pledged today to unite to save "Mother Earth" in the face of US President Donald's Trump's decision to take the world's largest carbon polluter out of the Paris climate change pact.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:32

There was slightly better news for May from a Panelbase poll which put her party 8 points ahead of Labour , but that still meant the Conservatives' advantage had nearly halved in a week. The gap between Labour and the Tories has apparently narrowed even more, with Theresa May's party just five points ahead with less than a week to go until voters head to the polls.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:48

The officer received serious but not life-threatening injuries. Responding officers confronted three male suspects, who were shot and killed in market, police say. "I feel numbness right now", he said. "We encourage any affected US citizens who need assistance to contact the US Embassy in London and follow Department of State guidance", the statement said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:54

He has apparently been pondering what to do about that promise since the November election. Standing alongside Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, EU Council President Donald Tusk said Friday, "We are convinced that yesterday's decision by the United States to leave the Paris agreement is a big mistake".

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:59

Pelosi says Rep. Devin Nunes should not be issuing subpoenas because he stepped aside from the investigation after being criticized for being too close to the White House . The White House and Nunes have alleged that former Democratic President Barack Obama's administration eavesdropped on Trump's campaign, an assertion that Comey has disputed and current USA officials dismiss as absurd.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:14

The programs have become a security priority given Pyongyang's vow to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland. North Korea is accelerating its push to acquire a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening the United States and other nations, and the USA regards this as a " clear and present danger ", Mattis said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:36

He said the usa would try to re-enter but only if it can get more favorable terms. "It's an important global agreement on climate change", May said Friday. "More and more of the major issues, whether it's fighting crime and terrorism or whether it's climate change, are being fought on the local level", Dyer said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:27

Islamic State claimed the Westminster and the Manchester attacks, and has traditionally encouraged followers to carry out strikes during the holy month of Ramadan. At the Borough Market , where there are reports of multiple stabbings, people were forced to take cover under the tables in a resturant as a man entered and stabbed two people .

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:28

For a guy who played great for 5 straight months, he's got to have a bad game sooner or later. "It wasn't worth four". But as for how James can get to where he needs to be, Smith said he is going to do his best. "As good as they are and they are tremendous, that might have been the best game I've ever seen a team play against us", he said. Your style of play might slow down a little, Thomas plays within the system but he's also the only guy on the team capable of getting his own shot.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:36

The incident bore similarities to a March attack on Westminster Bridge , west of London Bridge, in which a man killed five people after driving into a crowd of pedestrians before stabbing a police officer in the grounds of parliament. A suspected terrorist attack shook the British capital London on Saturday night (Sunday morning IST) as a van ploughed into pedestrians on iconic London Bridge , killing at least 1 and wounding several others.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:29

According to Charisma News , it cited the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995, which acknowledged Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and called on the government to transfer the U.S. Several officials close to US President Donald Trump have expressed their fury over Bennett's vocal opposition to peace initiatives being promoted by Trump, saying Bennett doesn't seem to understand the sensitivity of the situation.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:42

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said hackers trying to influence last year's USA election "could have been from anywhere", questioning findings by American intelligence that Russia was behind the operation. It reminds me of anti-Semitism'. Having called North Atlantic Treaty Organisation "an instrument of United States foreign policy", the Russian president said that the lack of " constructive dialogue " with the military alliance impedes joint efforts on fighting terrorism.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:53

Pakistan has promised to bring a bold, renewed approach to its cricket at Edgbaston on Sunday. Kohli has been the man most opposing teams like to dismiss cheaply as he has been the mainstay of India's batting. "People got exactly what they wanted out of the training nets". They're ready for a big game. "I quite like Sarfraz Ahmed , the wicketkeeper-batsman".

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:59

Following Trump's announcement in the Rose Garden, senior Trump administration officials tasked with briefing reporters also said that they had not spoken to the president about his personal views on climate change. Congressman Ted Lieu responded as well, saying, "abandoning the Agreement would also result in the United States ceding its leadership in addressing carbon and methane pollution at a time when we can not afford inaction".

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:15

They showed Theresa May's party might lose 20 of the 330 seats it holds with Jeremy Corbyn's Labour gaining almost 30 seats. YouGov's analysis puts the Tories on 310 seats, down from the 330 they went into the election campaign with, and 16 short of a majority.

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:55

Later, during a campaign stop, Merkel escalated her barbs against Trump , suggesting the United States was no longer a reliable ally for Germany. THE FACTS: That's basically right, but he earns no credit for jobs created in the months before he became president.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:39

Police said they were treating the attack as a terrorist incident. Police say the incidents occurred on the bridge and at Borough Market a short distance away. The attack came just five days ahead of a general election and just minutes after the end of the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Juventus in an area teeming with bars where many fans were watching the football on television.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:27

Armed British police officers are now guarding the London Bridge after a man in a white van plowed through 20 people. England has been under heightened alert since a bomb was detonated at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester nearly two weeks ago, killing 22 and wounding more than 100 as they left the venue.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:32

North Korea has continued to test rockets despite sanctions and military pressure from the U.S., South Korea and Japan . According to Mattis, US President Donald Trump's administration considers China's commitment to the shared goal of denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula encouraging, but urged Beijing to act.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:11

People leave the area with their hands up after an incident near London Bridge in London , Britain, in the early hours of June 4, 2017 . The killings on Saturday night were the second terrorist atrocity to hit the country in as many weeks after 22 were killed at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:54

Army officials added that 22 villages and farms had been seized from Islamic State control near Maskaneh, the last major town held by IS militants in Aleppo province. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, condemned Isis for using civilians as human shields but cautioned: "It is far from clear that the fundamental principles of global law are being properly adhered to by all the various air forces engaged in the fight against Isis".

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:00

One of the people who was stabbed was British Transport Police officer who was responding to reports of a van hitting pedestrians on London Bridge . City transportation officials announced traffic on the bridge was shut down in both directions. He suffered injuries to his head, face and leg, according to police.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:10

A man standing nearby, possibly the girl's father or relative, immediately dived into the water to rescue her after which both of them were pulled out by people around. Andrew Trites, the director of UBC's Marine Mammal Research Unit, said the sea lion is not to blame for the event. "When we see performing animals, like at the circus, we get false information about whether animals like to be around people".

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:05

In the aftermath of the attack, London Mayor Sadiq Khan issued a statement describing the incident as a "cowardly terrorist attack ". London Bridge was closed in both directions, British Transport Police said. "He swerved right round me and then hit about five or six people". "There was a van that crashed into the fences on London Bridge". "Then we heard three gunshots, definitely gunshots, and we ran".

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:44

The ever-so-confident Kohli is not under any pressure whatsoever and feels an India-Pakistan game is like just any other. However, the nature of this cricketing fixture has become "too boring" for him to hype the contest any further. It's normal. The people who think about it or speculate about it, they should think if they agree upon everything in every situation. "If they get the momentum going, if they get their combination right, they can beat any side in the world".

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:03

His injuries were not life threatening, police said. I was in the back of an Uber cab driving south over London Bridge. "Within my line of sight, there were five or six people on the ground that were not moving", he said. "We locked ourselves in the office". "TELL - the police by calling 999 when it is safe to do so". As Alcolea recounted her story, she saw two friends who she had lost track of during the melee.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:06

The administration argues that the US will be safer if the policy is put in place. London Ambulance Service tweeted: "Multiple resources attending an incident at #LondonBridge , please avoid the area". May has not commented yet but in the past she has convened her emergency security Cabinet known as Cobra after major incidents. More recently, 22 victims were killed when suspected suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated a device May 22 in the foyer area of the Manchester Arena at the end ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:54

Passengers were kept on the plane for 90 minutes after landing and the plane was searched for potential bombs at a remote part of the airport, Ashton said. Ashton described the device the man carried as an "amplifier-type instrument". Travellers were only ten minutes into their journey when a mentally-ill passenger stated that he had a bomb .

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:35

It took Musk almost six months to come to terms with the fact that his voice of reason wasn't going to convince Trump to act in a reasonable fashion: Science can't change a temperamental and predictably unpredictable president with a penchant for nepotism, corruption and collusion.

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:46

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, US President Donald Trump, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May , pose for a family photo at the ancient Greek Theatre of Taormina during the Heads of State and of Government G7 summit, on May 26, 2017 in Sicily.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:08

The Department of Health said at least 65 people sustained minor injuries while 37 casino guests and employees died due to suffocation. "Our authorities should get their act together and put in place the highest level of security measures to prevent this [from happening] again, here or elsewhere in the country", Mr Alvarez said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:06

National Capital Region Police Office chief Oscar Albayalde , in a news conference Sunday, identified the suspect as Jessie Carlos, Filipino, 42 years old and a former employee of the Department of Finance. The Philippines is on alert for terrorist attacks as the military battles hundreds of Islamist militants who have seized part of the city of Marawi in the southern Philippines.

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:44

On Wednesday morning, Trump tweeted that: "Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself". "I sincerely apologize . I am just now seeing the reaction of these images", she wrote on Tuesday, after the furore had reached epic proportions. In a video posted to Instagram , Griffin apologised for the photos. "I made a mistake and I was wrong", she says. Additionally, a casino in New Mexico scrapped a scheduled performance by Griffin.

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:09

Soon after, there were reported stabbings at nearby Borough Market, an area full of bars and restaurants. Metropolitan Police are responding to a third reported incident at Vauxhall, they confirmed via Twitter, which is in a separate part of the city.