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by | June 04, 2017 | 18:28

In the final tweet in his morning series, Trump noted that the London attackers used a van to slam into pedestrians and then assaulted people with knives. "It is important that we remain vigilant during these hard times". Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner, Tim Passmore, said: "This is cowardly and despicable and desperately sad for the victims families who are in our thoughts".

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:51

According to a draft, they will express their determination "to forge ahead with further policies and measures for effective implementation of their respective nationally determined contributions". Macron said that he would move swiftly to define "a common strategy and to launch new initiatives" with France's partners. Without U.S. leadership, achieving the voluntary targets agreed to by the 195 countries that signed the accord will be far more hard.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:26

Aveo Capital Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of Kinder Morgan during the fourth quarter worth $203,000. RI boosted its stake in Kinder Morgan by 1.7% in the first quarter. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 1st were given a dividend of $0.125 per share.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:58

Theresa May has said it is her "firm intention" to reduce taxes for ordinary working families if she is returned to power in the General Election on Thursday. "The only way they can be sure their taxes won't rise is to vote Conservative". May later softened the proposal by saying there would be a limit on the amount that people would have to pay.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:08

The U.S. withdrawing from the Paris agreement will take four years. Brussels and Beijing believe in "the full implementation, without nuances, of the Paris climate agreement ", Juncker said, and underlined that there can be "no backsliding" on the pact.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:40

England has been on edge since May 22, when a suicide bomber killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. Damien Pettit, who lives in the same block in east London , told Sky News a photo of one of the alleged attackers looked like a man who had lived in the block for three years, though he couldn't be sure.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:45

The two wrote a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry saying that maintaining the commitment to the agreement and to USA leadership on climate change will help protect future generations. "We deem the momentum generated in Paris in December 2015 irreversible and we firmly believe that the Paris Agreement can not be renegotiated since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies, and economies", the statement read.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:49

Chancellor Merkel had already made an announcement overnight alongside French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni saying that there would be no renegotiation of the Paris accords with Trump . He added that the US president was undermining the peaceful cooperation of nations based on mutual respect and tolerance. "This takes nothing away from the importance of our trans-Atlantic ties and our alliance with the United States ".

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:44

British police said they were dealing with "incidents" on London Bridge and nearby Borough Market in the heart of the British capital Saturday, as witnesses reported a vehicle veering off the road and hitting several pedestrians. The Thai embassy posted the warning on its Facebook page on Sunday morning. On March 22, 52-year-old Briton Khalid Masood drove a auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, injuring dozens of people.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:19

Chaffetz , whose term was set to last until 2019, confirmed the news in a letter to constituents , saying his last day will be June 30 . "His work will leave a lasting impression in the halls of Congress , and his impact will never be forgotten", he said .

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:54

That means that the Conservative hold a nine-point lead going into the final week of campaigning, up from six points a week earlier. Since then, the gap appears to have shrunk significantly - down to just five percentage points compared to 15 just over two weeks ago, according to a survey from Ipsos MORI.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:23

It said Pakistan strongly "condemns" the terrorist attack and sympathise with the people and the UK. Flags were flying at half-mast over her Downing Street residence on Sunday morning. British Transport Police confirmed that there were "a number" of casualties and said there was an "incident that possibly involved a van and a knife".

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:18

Modi closed his European tour meeting with Macron on Saturday by reaffirming his country's commitment to the Paris climate change agreement that Trump conversationally pulled out from a few days prior. Modi said several Indians fought in the first two world wars for world peace. "We are both convinced that our countries have to do a lot for the ecological and environmental transition and the fight against global warming", Macron said, according to French media .

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:23

While candidate Trump dubbed climate change a " hoax " and "bulls--", senior White House officials are mum about whether President Trump still thinks that. That commitment has much of the world now looking to Beijing, which wants to assert itself on the global stage. "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris", he added.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:42

The British Transport Police said one of its officers was seriously injured after being stabbed as he responded to the incident, but his condition was not said to be life- threatening. "I thought, 'Oh maybe they're anxious about them and trying to comfort them...'" "We have declared a major incident", the statement said. The news channel CNN , citing a local witness, reported that two men should have entered a restaurant in Borough Market and have attacked two restaurant guests with ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:43

Though he backtracked on his comments after assuming the presidency, Trump went on to criticize North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member nations for not paying their defense dues at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels last month.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:28

Varadkar said he was "delighted and humbled" at the result. After the final counting of the votes by all three electoral colleges, it was revealed that Varadkar won with 60 per cent votes against 40 per cent votes garnered by his opponent, Housing Minister Simon Coveney.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:10

Nicola Sturgeon is flying by helicopter in a bid to visit half of Scotland's constituencies before polling day. The former Labour leader has reunited with Lord Darling of Roulanish, his former chancellor, to try to capitalise on the recent bounce that Labour has received in the opinion polls.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:47

The Indian army said one person was killed and another wounded on its side of Kashmir , and blamed Pakistan for starting the exchange of fire. The unprovoked assault was followed by an anti-terror operation by the Indian Army which carried out "punitive" strike and destroyed many Pakistani posts that were facilitating cross-border incursion.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:36

Armed police on St Thomas Street, London , near the scene of last night's terrorist incident at Borough Market . He said: "Although he is seriously unwell, he was able to recount how he faced the attackers armed only with his baton, outside London Bridge station".

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:24

But despite starting off strongly ahead in polls, the Conservative Party has been losing ground in recent days. The selloff was largely triggered by a poll that shows the margin of victory for the Conservatives declined to just 6 percent after this month's deadly bombing in Manchester that has taken the lives of 23 people.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:03

When pressed about whether or not the American people deserve to know where the president stands on climate science, Spicer argued that the president had made his views clear, that he supports clean air and clean water. Brussels and Beijing believe in "the full implementation, without nuances, of the Paris climate agreement ", Juncker said, and underlined that there can be "no backsliding".

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:40

And on Friday at a public plenary session at the economic forum in St. Petersburg , Putin once again took full advantage of the spotlight. USA intelligence agencies have accused Putin of ordering a hacking and influence campaign aimed at tilting the November 2016 election in favor of Republican Donald Trump, who had pledged to boost ties with Moscow .

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:02

The Metropolitan Police head of counter-terrorism, Mark Rowley, said police believe all of the attackers were killed, but investigations are underway to ensure there are no more. People in London should expect more police on the streets in the coming days, Khan said in a television interview on Sunday morning. We went toward Borough Market and everyone went inside (the bar).

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:23

Right after his assumption as PNP chief a year ago, dela Rosa disclosed that drug lords in Metro Manila and Luzon have met in Marawi City and even sought refuge in the area with the help of the Maute gunmen. Lorenzana earlier said eight foreign fighters, suspected to be members of ISIS, have been killed in Marawi. Nine members of the Maute Group reportedly surrendered.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:04

The attack was the third to hit Britain in quick succession after a similar incident on Westminster Bridge in March and a suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert in Manchester , northern England, less than two weeks ago.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:09

Could you imagine something like that? In the midst of a political battle. Putin also said that those who uploaded the documents to WikiLeaks made a decision to do so when it was convenient for them after taking into consideration political developments.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:49

Police said they fired shots after reports of stabbings in the nearby Borough Market area, and that they were also responding to an incident in the Vauxhall area further west, but gave no immediate details. Police say three men, reportedly armed with machetes, leapt out of the van and starting stabbing people in the vicinity. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said: "Tonight's horrific incidents in London remind us how much we owe our emergency services".

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:57

But Ronald Neumann, a former USA ambassador who heads the American Academy of Diplomacy, noted Tillerson, like all secretaries of state, would occasionally lose policy battles. Of course, we have to start getting involved in organizing for the mid-term federal elections. And in response to Trump's announcement , almost 70 mayors of major cities including Los Angeles, New York and Houston made the same commitment to uphold the targets of the Paris Agreement in their own backyards.

by | June 04, 2017 | 17:30

Severe shortages of food and medicine along with hyperinflation have Venezuelans yearning for what they once had, and what most other Latin American nations take for granted. The shares of fell almost by 2 percent on Tuesday and this is the biggest resistance on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which fell down 0.24 percent.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:54

While on the campaign trail, Trump called climate change a " hoax " that was invented by the Chinese. Several major USA corporations, captains of industry and business groups urged Trump to honor the endangered agreement, with oil super majors ExxonMobil and Chevron among those reiterating their support for the accords.

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.