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by | June 04, 2017 | 17:23

Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla told a news conference the soldiers were killed and wounded by a rocket bomb fired by an SF-260 attack plane around noon on Wednesday. "We will not prevent the ground commander from using this means of delivering military power if he decides that it is still required and needed". Lorenzana said the AFP may limit airstrikes following the "friendly fire" incident.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:36

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice, becoming the first player to find the net in three Champions League finals. "To win this cup you have to be stronger than everything against you". At the end of the 25th season of the Champions League , Ronaldo is the first player to score in three of the competition's finals. "We have made more history, we are very happy to win the 12th".

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:15

Jared Kushner , the son-in-law of President Donald Trump and one of his top advisers, early this year stepped down as chief executive officer of his family's real estate company. The Trump administration has downplayed concerns about Kushner's talks with the Russians. Against this relentless opposition, the president on Wednesday morning deployed a tweet about his agenda: "Hopefully Republican Senators, good people all, can quickly get together and pass a new (repeal & replace) ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:33

The injured also included a police officer who was one of the first responders on the scene and was stabbed in the face and leg. The US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs in its twitter posting has advised its citizens in London to avoid London Bridge and Borough Market areas.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:33

He signed a presidential waiver, stipulating that the embassy will remain in Tel Aviv for six more months. A wise call that will enhance chances for resuming effective peace talks. the historic section of the city, to serve as the capital for any future Palestinian state. However, he has not presented a specific plan as to how that goal could be achieved.

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:38

And just last month, a state news agency in the North fired back that Pyongyang "will never beg for the maintenance of friendship with China ". Targeted sanctions against North Korea were expanded by the U.N. North Korea's trade with China made up 90 percent of external transactions, with coal and iron ore making up 40 percent of goods traded between the two neighboring countries.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:28

He added that police patrols will be stepped up across London on Sunday. "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" Trump said . Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said: "We stand resolute with our friends in London and send prayers to the victims. GOD BLESS!" - and highlighting his thwarted ban on travellers from six mainly Muslim countries.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:51

Russia has repeatedly denied any effort to interfere in the USA election, but Putin said on Thursday some Russians might have acted on their own without their government's involvement. Flynn was ousted on 13 February. Comey plans to testify that Trump asked him to shut down an investigation of fired national security advisor Flynn.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:44

He said: "Given the chance to present a united front from our worldwide partners she has instead opted for silence and once again subservience to Donald Trump ". He's received awards as a businessman in that regard. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt gave his own view on the subject, saying he believes human activity plays a role in global warming, but measuring that contribution with precision is hard.

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:59

He said the USA would stop implementing measures to meet its commitments under the agreement to cut emissions by 26-28 per cent on 2005 levels by 2025, and end funding for poor countries to cope with climate change. "Americans don't need Washington to meet our Paris commitment, and Americans are not going to let Washington stand in the way of fulfilling it". How did the world respond to Trump's decision? Trump said that the agreement punished the United States of America.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:08

It will benefit the future generations as well as us. " Make our planet great again ", he concluded. Modi said protecting "mother Earth" was part of Indian culture. "The African continent, though less guilty than others for anthropogenic (man-made) factors which cause climate change, is the one that suffers most directly", Guinean President Alpha Conde, the current AU president, said in a statement.

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:19

Hinting at fairer share in defence spending by member-nations, Stoltenberg said: "We will take decisions to share more fairly the burden of our security". "And it is not possible to be committed to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation without being committed to Article 5 ."Trump said the bombing of a pop concert in the British city of Manchester on Monday, claimed by the Islamic State group, showed that " terrorism must be stopped in its tracks".

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:50

An on-duty British Transport Police officer received "serious injuries" including head, face and leg wounds, as he responded to calls for help from the public, Scotland Yard said. "The United States condemns the cowardly attacks targeting innocent civilians in London this evening", Nauert told reporters. The Democratic Unionist Party's Jeffrey Donaldson said the election should "absolutely not" be delayed: "If we suspend our democratic process it feeds the warped belief of the terrorists ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:26

Modric created Ronaldo's second goal from the right wing, elegantly skipping towards the byline before pulling back the ball for Ronaldo to smash home and effectively kill the game. The Italians also had substitute Juan Cuadrado dismissed six minutes from time, when the score was 3-1, after two yellow cards. The Turin giants, Serie A and Coppa Italia winners this season, fielded a starting XI with an average age of 30 years and 336 days, but coach Massimiliano Allegri dismissed talk of ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:41

A third incident at Vauxhall was a stabbing but was unrelated to the terror attacks, police said . Witnesses on London Bridge reported seeing a van mounting the pavement and hitting pedestrians. London's Thames river police said it was working with the lifeboat rescue service to help evacuate people caught up in the attack, described by police as a terrorist incident.

by | June 04, 2017 | 16:55

On Thursday, the White House had tweeted , "The Paris Accord is a bad deal for Americans", and linked to a video which said the agreement "undermines" U.S. Across the world, major powers have also taken issue with Trump's controversial move. Trump's announcement is renewing questions about the level of Tillerson's influence on his boss' mercurial foreign policy decision-making.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:00

The suspects were wearing what looked like explosive vests but these were later established to be hoaxes. Some of the 48 people injured are in a "critical" condition, London Mayor Sadiq Khan told reporters Sunday in comments broadcast by the BBC .

by | June 04, 2017 | 16:57

Three assailants stabbed people at random after smashing into pedestrians in a van Saturday, killing six in a "terrorist" attack in central London before armed officers shot all three dead. UK Prime Minister Theresa May said the incidents are being treated as a "potential act of terrorism ". "We have now taken over 30 patients to five hospitals across London following the incident at London Bridge ".

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:12

A white van hit pedestrians on London Bridge last night before three men got out and stabbed people in nearby Borough Market , a very busy area of central London . The British Transport Police says the officer's injuries are serious but not believed to be life-threatening. The Prime Minister said campaigning will resume tomorrow after the Conservatives and the Labour Party confirmed they would suspend campaigning out of respect today.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:11

My thoughts are with the families and friends of those who have died and the many who have been injured. The suspects are then believed to have exited the van and proceeded on foot towards the nearby area of Borough Market, one of the capital's most popular nightlife spots.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:12

The Holy Spirit also gave the apostles the other gifts and fruits necessary to fulfill the great commission - to go out and preach the Gospel to all nations. The readings for Mass, he said, show us two new things in particular that the Spirit creates. The first is a new people. On June 4, the Church commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles.

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:23

Armed police rushed to the scene and within eight minutes of receiving the first emergency call had shot dead the three male attackers in the Borough Market area near the bridge. She said campaigning had been suspended on Sunday as a mark of respect, but would resume on Monday. May's Conservative Party had been expected to win by a wide margin but recent polls have showed the race tightening considerably.

by | June 04, 2017 | 16:44

In Iraq, one hundred and twenty people have been killed by Islamic State group over the past forty-eight hours in western Mosul. The fall of Mosul would, in effect, mark the end of the Iraqi half of the "caliphate" declared in 2014 over parts of Iraq and Syria by Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.About 700,000 people, about a third of the pre-war population of Mosul, have already fled, seeking refuge either with friends and relatives or in camps.In Syria, Kurdish forces backed by ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:17

The photo that apparently dates back to May 28 shows Hussain Nawaz sitting on a chair undergoing an interrogation by JIT that includes panel of officers of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), MI, SBP, SECP and NAB.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:15

The woman was told that she would not be able to speak with, see or receive money from her husband, leaving her anxious and unsure what to tell their two children, apart from: "Papa was taken away by a monster". He added that the third investigator, Su Heng , had worked at a related factory in the city of Ganzhou in Jiangxi but went incommunicado after May 27.

by | June 04, 2017 | 16:38

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said the missile was launched in Pukchang, but the test venue was actually 19 kilometers away. The unidentified object was spotted in the inland Chorwon County area at about 4 p.m. He claims that because the USA is on its way to applying diplomatic pressure, this is North Korea's way of responding to the pressure they are starting to feel.

by | June 04, 2017 | 16:34

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu jetted off to Africa on Saturday to take part in an economic summit of West African nations in the Liberian capital Monrovia , where he is also eyeing the opportunity to strengthen ties with new diplomatic allies who can offer support to Israel at the UN and other worldwide forums.

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:55

Despite being on different sides in the war, Macron also accepted representatives of the Syrian leader should be at future talks. Just over half the people polled in one of the two surveys said they would like Macron's party to get a majority in the 577-seat parliament.

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:14

At the Brighton Festival, yesterday (Thursday 1 June), he praised Jeremy Corbyn for going "to the grassroots" to transform his party ahead of the UK General Election on 8 June. Her comments were echoed by her finance minister, Philip Hammond, though May has stoked speculation about Hammond's future by refusing to say whether she will reappoint him if she wins the election.

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:41

He also offered the government's condolences to the British Government and the families of the victims and wished the injured speedy recovery. Witnesses also reported knife attacks on pedestrians in the same area. The Department of Homeland Security is closely monitoring the ongoing situation in the United Kingdom. There have been no reports of Singaporeans directly affected or injured in the attacks, the ministry said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:07

May was unapologetic. "There isn't a magic money tree we can shake", she said. While her hardline Brexit strategy is opposed by all other major parties, Britain has already started the clock ticking on leaving the bloc by triggering a two-year negotiation period with Brussels.

by | June 04, 2017 | 16:46

One senior Conservative campaign source told Business Insider that there are now a far higher number of unpredictable seats than they had expected to be dealing with at this late stage. While 65.1% of voters are sticking with their view, whether they planned to vote Conservative or not, 16.3% are still undecided about whether the policy will make them reconsider.

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:02

Around 70,000 people are also due to attend a testimonial football match at Manchester's United Old Trafford stadium today, and Shewan added: "There are two large-scale events taking place in Greater Manchester today and we would like to assure people that these will still take place, but with additional security in place to ensure the safety of everyone".

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:24

The distance between the London Bridge and Borough Market . According to the Sun, what are being considered terror attacks involved a "gang" of five suspects and left up to seven people dead and 20 injured . The commissioner added: "What I think we are asking for is that people do not overreact". Tamara Alcolea, 24, who works as a bartender in a pub called Southwark Rooms, which is near the bridge, said the first indication that something was wrong was when she heard that someone had ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 16:28

The confirmation of his identity backs previous assertions by the police that the attack at the sprawling entertainment complex in Manila that killed at least 38, including the gunman, and injured over 67, was not terror-related. The fighting has placed the country on edge and prompted Mr Duterte to declare martial law across the south . Police corrected earlier statements about the attacker.