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by | June 04, 2017 | 15:26

But small hardline groups , including the Maute and Abu Sayyaf, have refused to negotiate and sought to unite behind ISIS. While Padilla said it is up to the the ground commander if air strikes would still be conducted, he noted that the military "will add appropriate measures to ensure that such an incident is avoided".

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:12

Police have confirmed that six victims are now dead, after eight minutes of horror, sparked a night of terror on the streets of London . "I froze beacause I didn't know what to do", Mark Roberts, 53, a management consultant, told Reuters.

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:55

President Donald Trump spoke of his "America First" trade policy - created to protect American jobs. "Australia and New Zealand have aligned with Japan in promoting quick implementation of the deal without the United States". "New Zealand believes that the agreement is very well balanced and needs little renegotiation perhaps other than the way it enters into force", Trade Minister Todd McClay said in an interview Sunday at a meeting of Asia-Pacific trade ministers in Hanoi, Vietnam .

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:25

Of course, that doesn't include the unfunded long-term liabilities from financially insolvent programs like Medicaid and Social Security. Under Trump's proposal, federal payments under the almost 20-year-old program would be limited for families with incomes of no higher than 250 percent of the federal poverty level.

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:15

She also reiterated tough conditions for talks with North Korea: A halt to all ballistic missile launches and nuclear tests and "concrete steps" toward getting rid of its nuclear weapons program. Mattis, however, went on to say, "We can not and will not accept unilateral, coercive changes to the status quo" in the South China Sea . Security is the foundation of prosperity, and the United States will continue to strengthen military capabilities in the region, Mattis said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:07

Macron later said that his handshake with Trump was "not innocent", adding that he doesn't believe in "diplomacy by public abuse". In a conference call Friday, members of the United Conference of Mayors also voiced their commitment to do whatever it takes to prove the US' commitment to combating climate change.

by | June 04, 2017 | 16:21

President Trump says the decision will preserve American jobs and save billions of dollars. Mr Trump pulled the USA out of that deal too. "We'll obviously want to canvass trading relations, we'll reaffirm the various commitments that we have internationally toward the defeat of terrorism, and I would also expect given the most recent decision from the USA there will be some discussion about relative positions on climate change ", Mr Brownlee told The Nation on Saturday.

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:17

The city of London on Saturday witnessed a slew of attacks at London Bridge and Borough market which were confirmed as terrorist attacks by the police. "We are all shocked and horrified by the brutal attacks in London ". Another man, working as a chef at a nearby restaurant called Fish, said he saw two men stabbing people with big knives.

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:05

More than 48 people injured in the attacks have been taken to five hospitals across London . The vehicle continued to drive from London Bridge to Borough Market, and the attackers then left the vehicle and a number of people were stabbed, including an on-duty British Transport Police officer who was responding to the incident at London Bridge .

by | June 04, 2017 | 16:04

The U.S. had pledged to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 26 to 28 percent by 2025 as part of the non-binding deal. The only other countries who have not agreed to the Paris accord are Syria and Nicaragua . Ultimately, the lobbying by Trump's environmental protection chief Scott Pruitt and chief strategist Steve Bannon urging the president to leave won out.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:43

Restituto Padilla told CNN Philippines . "Sometimes in the fog of war a lot of things could happen". The police said they had been stopped by the militants while escaping the city. He pleaded with the president to consider their welfare, as it was hard for the hostages to hear the continuous sounds of war around them. "If I think you should die, you will die".

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:16

Because who doesn't like variant covers? She has captured every Star Wars cast since The Phantom Menace . This doesn't come as a surprise - after all Johnson did say before that he was working hard to make sure that The Last Jedi wouldn't have the same rhythm as The Empire Strikes Back .

by | June 04, 2017 | 16:09

What made the Paris accord different from other climate change negotiations? "I did answer the question because I said the discussions the president and I have had over the last few weeks focused on one key issue: Is Paris good or bad for this country?" With some island nations at risk of being submerged by rising sea levels due to climate change, the immediate challenge for the world is how to prevent the USA move from delaying anti-warming actions.

by | June 04, 2017 | 16:00

The police said that all the attackers involved in the incident had been killed, reported AP. A BBC reporter who was on the bridge at the time said the van was driving around 50 miles per hour. The attacks turned a Saturday night in a crowded area of bars and restaurants into chaos, with police screaming for people to flee and lifeboats called in to help clear the area, the AP said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:36

Macron has led Europe's defence of the Paris accord, endearing himself to opponents of Trump's stance. Macron said he would visit India , the world's third-largest polluter, by the end of the year for a summit on solar power - an area where the two planned greater cooperation and on which they hoped to rope in "many other countries".

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:09

Members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail were caught on video violently clashing with protesters outside the ambassador's Sheridan Circle residence, leading to bipartisan outrage and even calls to oust the ambassador from the United States .

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:32

Weaver said comments in support of the pipeline are misguided, likening them to Clark's promises in the 2013 election campaign to the potential prosperity of a liquefied natural gas industry. "There's an very bad lot that can be done in British Columbia to stop the shipping of diluted bitumen in our coastal waters", Weaver said, pointing specifically to the rights of First Nations.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:00

It will take several years before the world "will have a proper understanding of what the implications are" of the United States withdrawal, Terblanche said. Mr Trump is playing to his constituency, saying: "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris". Elsewhere, the decision was widely condemned by business leaders.

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:17

Armed police were called to the scene and within eight minutes, the three assailants were shot dead. "All three were wearing what appeared to be explosive vests, but the police have established that this clothing was fake and worn only to spread panic and fear".

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:36

The report quotes a Palestinian official who said that Trump has not abandoned the two-state peace plan, but he does seek to explore other possible venues, including a broad Middle East peace plan and another interim agreement negotiated between Israel and the Palestinians.

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:06

On Twitter, police confirmed they are also dealing with an "incident" at Borough Market, a short distance from London Bridge , adding that armed police were at that scene too. An eyewitness on London Bridge , told the BBC he saw three men stabbing people indiscriminately, shouting " this is for Allah " in a "rampage". He said: "The three people literally started kicking them, punching them, and took out knives".

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:34

Around dawn, the body of the suspected gunman was found in a hotel room in the complex, which is close to Ninoy Aquino International Airport and an air force base, police said. Four Taiwanese citizens were among the 35 people who died of suffocation during an attack on an entertainment complex in the Philippines capital Manila , the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed Friday.

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:22

Earlier in the day, the spokesman of the French government, Christophe Castaner, said that two French nationals were among the wounded, with one of them in critical condition. Wi tness Will Heaven said he saw people who appeared to have been hit, and one being put into an ambulance. Reuters was unable to immediately verify her account.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:21

Cohen told CNN , if subpoenaed, he'd comply. Flynn will also provide personal documents sought via a separate subpoena after Senate investigators narrowed the scope of the request. It also issued subpoenas seeking records from Flynn's businesses. Four of the House subpoenas reported today are related to the Russian Federation investigation, and three focus on the so-called "unmasking" controversy, say unnamed sources cited in stories out today by the Wall Street Journal and Reuters, ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:55

BBC reporter Holly Jones was at the bridge when the van came through and reported the van veered off the road and into crowds of people. One witness comforting her distraught friend told "We saw a vehicle mow down like five or six people".

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:16

It's not going to happen quickly, it's not going to happen easily, but we have to have that wish". "Maybe she thinks the USA is our greatest ally; I'm not sure about that", she says . Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn fared even worse in the poll, with 47% of those polled holding a negative view of him, versus 32% with a positive view.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:28

Within eight minutes of receiving the initial call of an incident in progress, police confronted the three suspects in Borough Market and shot them, Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said. "They were stabbing everyone". Hours after the attack the area remained sealed off. Another witness, Brad Myers, had just left London Bridge when he heard a "boom" behind him, which he thinks was the sound of a auto hitting the guardrails or other vehicles.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:42

The Democratic governors of Rhode Island and CT also announced Friday that they would join the state climate alliance. " Trump is the only world leader who denies climate change and he has made the USA a climate pariah, but the world will make progress despite them".

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:10

The president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia , Alexis Rodzianko, complained of the "psychological effect" of sanctions, saying Russians "think twice" about working with United States companies as they are unsure whether they will be allowed to do business.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:09

Prosecutors and the defense team on Wednesday also chose six alternate jurors, two of them black. So if it's in terms of whatever the choice is, I think that you can also examine individuals and situations and they will come out differently.

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:16

Another witness , Brad Myers, had just left London Bridge when he heard a "boom" behind him, which he thinks was the sound of a auto hitting the guardrails or other vehicles. An armed Police officer looks through his weapon on London Bridge in London , Saturday, June 3, 2017 . A witness told the BBC she saw a speeding white van veering into pedestrians.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:07

A day after referring to hackers as "artists" who are creative in their work and choose their targets according to their mood, Putin said they could be anywhere. Finally, he said that United States officials blaming Russian Federation for electoral meddling was "disinformation" akin to "anti-Semitism and blaming the Jews ".

by | June 04, 2017 | 15:06

After holding two hours of wide-ranging talks with Mr. Macron at the presidential Elysee Palace here, Mr. Modi said the Paris climate deal reflects "our duty towards protecting the mother Earth and our natural resources". He then compared US intelligence officials blaming Russian Federation for the hacks to "anti-Semitism and blaming the Jews". India would "continue working on this.above and beyond the Paris accord", the PM said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:35

Shortly after midnight local time, London's Metropolitan Police Service tweeted that the violent episodes on the bridge and a nearby nightlife area were being treated as "terrorist incidents". We're talking about central London . He turned and saw three men wearing belts or vests with packets around the belly. Debris could be seen on the bridge where people had fled the scene.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:52

North Korea fired a medium-range missile on Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, the latest ballistics test for a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles. The news was confirmed by state-run Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ), which said that Kim "expressed his great satisfaction" with the results from the test launch.