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by | June 04, 2017 | 20:56

A photo on the magazine's website shows a grinning Honnold wearing just a pair of black trousers after reaching the summit. Honnold, who trains at a climbing gym in Sacramento when he's not out conquering the world, told National Geographic that he began thinking about taking on El Capitan "years ago", and at first felt it might be too risky.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:49

Navy F-18s and Japanese air force F-15s. "The United States will continue to seek a peaceful, diplomatic resolution to this situation", U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the council, adding that the U.S. We are convinced that it will increase the tensions of the region. During a visit to Sydney this week, veteran Republican Senator John McCain accused China of being a "bully" and suggested Australia consider joining the U.S.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:47

According to Scotland Yard, the incident on the London bridge occurred at 9 p.m. when many people were enjoying a pleasant evening in good weather. It works directly under the command of counter-terror police, operating alongside seven police liaison officers, and is based at three secret military airfields and two unnamed provincial airports, the Daily Express reported a year ago.

by | June 04, 2017 | 22:22

He sent a second tweet debunking one of Trump's claims about the Paris agreement . There was a mix of dismay and anger across the world. Republican Governor Charlie Baker of MA announced Friday that he will join a climate change initiative launched by several Democratic governors in the wake of President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement .

by | June 04, 2017 | 22:28

Police later confirmed it was not related to the London Bridge and Borough Market attacks . "I have lived here three years but never seen them before", he said . "I think he's dead", a witness told the Sun Online. An unidentified woman is being hailed as a hero for holding a restaurant door shut as terrorists tried to break in during the attacks in London on Saturday.

by | June 04, 2017 | 22:03

An off-duty British Transport Police officer was among those injured by attackers who are said to have been wearing fake suicide vests. Armed police responded to attacks involving knife violence and a vehicle reportedly running into pedestrians.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:59

Britain's official terrorism threat level was raised from "severe" to "critical" after the Manchester attack, meaning an attack may be imminent. He said he managed to get near one attacker "and I hit him around the head" with a bread basket.

by | June 04, 2017 | 22:24

Meanwhile, the renewables boom has proven too much for China's electricity grid to fully absorb, causing some energy to go to waste. They both appeared on Fox News' "Fox & Friends". Fashion designer and environmental campaigner Vivienne Westwood told Good Morning Britain that Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris accord was a "terrible disaster".

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:52

Mr Varadkar , the minister for social protection, outperformed environment and housing minister Simon Coveney in a surprisingly close internal Fine Gael party contest. The Dublin TD is now expected to be appointed Taoiseach if he gains the backing of the Dáil, which sits again on June 13. According to the Los Angeles Times , Varadkar was selected to replace current Prime Minister Enda Kenny, set to leave office after announcing that she would step down in May.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:54

Five people died in that attack. "We're in close contact with colleagues in the Metropolitan Police to offer our support and to understand more about the attack". Forty-eight people are being treated in several hospitals across London , and many have life-threatening conditions. "But thirty, three-zero, per cent of police staff doing all the back room things, have been lost, it's a lot".

by | June 04, 2017 | 22:19

He also defended the company's response. A van mowed down pedestrians as it sped down London Bridge in the British capital Saturday night, leaving bodies lying in the roadway, a witness to the incident told CNN . "We cannot and must not pretend things can continue as they are", May said . According to Wales Online , taxi driver Aksha Patel told Sky News that his passengers described the scene inside the Black and Blue restaurant, where a woman reportedly held the door shut as the ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 22:15

She emphasized that they will have to use the Senate's reconciliation process to "tinker around the edges" to repeal the worst parts of Obamacare while also trying to protect Iowans who face the loss of individual health insurance options.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:16

Police also said armed officers have responded to another incident at Borough Market and another incident near the Vauxhall area. Forty-eight people were also injured . "But it is time to say "enough is enough", she added. Trump went after London Mayor Sadiq Khan for saying there was "no reason to be alarmed".

by | June 04, 2017 | 22:05

Trump, who has called climate change a hoax, said the U.S. could try and re-enter the deal either after negotiations or have a new agreement "on terms that are fair to the United States , its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers".

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:39

A majority requires at least 326 seats. Earlier polls may have hinted at a potential landslide win that could've increased May's working majority in the House of Commons, but the Conservatives have been seeing significant drops in the polls since May called for an election in April.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:48

In the hours following the attack , bursts of gunfire echoed through the streets - likely from armed police - and at least three blasts rang out as police performed a series of controlled explosions. The US leader also used the attack to renew calls for his controversial travel ban. The attackers, who were armed with knives and wearing vests with replica explosives attached, then attacked people at random, killing six before armed police officers shot them dead at the scene.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:55

In addition to saying they should remain calm and vigilant, he said , "You will see an increased police presence today, including armed officers, uniformed officers". Theresa May while issuing her official statement after the terror attack , said Britain has suffered "enough" at the hands of terrorism, adding that her regime would launch a fierce crackdown on Islamist radicalism in the country.

by | June 04, 2017 | 22:05

In a fierce rejoinder from across the globe, leaders of other nations and scientists pointed to jobs that could be created in green technology and the edge China could be given as a result. Several of his top aides also opposed the action, including his daughter, Ivanka Trump . There was a mix of dismay and anger across the world. When making the announcement on June 1, Trump said he wanted the country to be removed from the agreement to help the USA economy.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:46

May said the attacks weren't directly connected, but that "terrorism breeds terrorism" and attackers copy one another. Soon after, armed officers responded to reports of a stabbing at Borough Market, just one-third of a mile away from the London Bridge .

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:14

Dozens of people were also seen sleeping on the floor in the reception area of the Ibis hotel in nearby Blackfriars. Forensic investigators could be seen working on the bridge, where buses and taxis stood abandoned. One police van remains at Elizabeth Fry flats in Barking after at least one woman was taken away an hour ago. Gerard Vowls, 47, was heading home after watching the football at the Ship Pub in Borough when he saw a woman being stabbed 10 to 15 times.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:24

One image taken by a witness showed a man on the ground surrounded by police; he appeared to be wearing a vest with canisters attached to it. Meanwhile, London's Metropolitan police arrested 12 people in connection with the terror attacks that killed at least seven people and injured another 48.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:55

Hours earlier the area packed with bars and restaurants around the foodie magnet of Borough Market, had been a scene of panic, as people barricaded themselves into pubs and restaurants or fled through the streets. (2108 GMT), the Metropolitan Police said. "We grieve with the families and friends of those who have lost loved ones, and wish all those injured a speedy and full recovery", he said in the statement.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:57

Trump's tweet amounted to a direct misrepresentation of what Khan said after terror gripped the heart of Britain's capital. He said it took him 20 minutes to carry her across the bridge, stumbling all the way. "We were in an Uber (taxi) going towards London Bridge and suddenly we saw people running". In one photo, police stand over what appears to be two of the suspects.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:51

The unidentified man talks to someone to his left with the pint in his right hand. "I also heard of colleagues from other emergency services and members of the public who ran towards the danger as this incident unfolded". This attack occurred just five days before the British general election, and is the third deadly attack to happen in the United Kingdom in less than three months, including a bombing just two weeks before at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester .

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:55

Tight security was already planned but police warned concertgoers they would implement additional checks in the wake of Saturday's attacks , including searching everyone in attendance. Ratcliffe wasn't at the original concert but said she was born and raised in the city and felt that she had to be at Sunday's show. After that attack, Britain's official threat level from terrorism was raised to "critical", meaning an attack may be imminent.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:15

Medics treated the injured near the market as shocked people cried and shouted around them. British Transport Police added that one officer suffered serious injuries responding to the attack, but was expected to survive. "HIDE - turn your phone to silent and turn off vibrate". Passers-by were told to leave the area with their hands on their heads so that police could determine whether the attackers were among the evacuees.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:15

He also lauded India for its deep and constant commitment towards France . The Prime Minister described the Paris Climate agreement as a shared heritage of the whole world, and this generation's contribution to the hope of future generations of mankind.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:58

Britain was already on edge after a suicide bombing two weeks ago at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester , in northwest England, that killed 22 people and injured dozens of others. I join all United Kingdom police colleagues in wishing them a swift recovery. We went towards Borough Market and everyone went inside (the bar). "Someone said, 'What is going on?' and one of the people running said, 'There is a man with a knife up there and he is coming this way.' There was complete panic as ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:36

The defending champions forged the crucial partnerships, played the ball to its merit and post-rain, when it was more hard to bat with the same concentration, the batsman applied themselves to the English conditions and displayed temperament.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:38

The group is also blamed for several attacks against Indian interests in Afghanistan, including the 2008 bombing of the Indian mission in Kabul that killed 58. "I do not know if my son is dead or alive". Afghan News Agency on Twitter , become a fan on Facebook . The explosion occurred near the German embassy at one of the entrances to Kabul's unofficial Green Zone, a haphazard warren of concrete blast walls and sandbagged check points that has grown up around the diplomatic quarter ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:10

However, if they do not prove to be wrong, she should fear for her job and we should start bracing ourselves for another round of political uncertainty from the sceptered isle. Labour's targeting of the disgruntled youth voters appears to be resonating with the British public and not only have the number of bets on Labour been considerably higher than the Conservative party, the number of younger bettors backing Corbyn's party is also a lot higher.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:04

The attack killed seven people in a busy section of London and wounded about 50 people. "He has two young kids, he was a very nice guy". "However, we saw the resilience of the British people last night and we know it will continue as the government and police will do its utmost to find those behind these slayings", he said .

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:18

Legal experts are skeptical the President could successfully invoke the privilege to muzzle Comey because Trump has already written a letter about their conversations, talked about them publicly and even tweeted about them. Donald Trump and James Comey . President Barack Obama invoked executive privilege in a bid to stop Congress from seeing records about Operation Fast and Furious, a botched gun-smuggling investigation that lost track of about 1,400 guns.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:04

The attackers who killed seven people and wounded 48 in central London on Saturday were probably "radical Islamist terrorists", Britain's interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday. "That will require some hard, and often embarrassing, conversations". The fight could not be won through military intervention alone, she said, adding that there was a need to defend pluralistic British values that were superior to anything offered by the "preachers of hate".

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:50

Kelly said that Putin hinted that the Central Intelligence Agency could have even been behind the hacking, noting that many people were once certain that Moscow was behind the assassination of former U.S. Can you imagine something like that? "They can be in Russian Federation, in Asia ... even in America, Latin America", Putin told Kelly in a clip unveiled by NBC News .