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by | June 05, 2017 | 05:51

Trump said his decision was based on "a reassertion of America's sovereignty", adding that he was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said many of those partners reside in the United States, despite Washington's reversal. "I can assure you, France will not give up the fight".

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:30

Varadkar is now the minister for social protection and has earned a reputation as a candid politician. He thanked his supporters and well-wisher after the results. Until 1996 even divorce was not allowed in Ireland, where abortion laws are still toughest in Europe. Leo Varadkar's election as the new leader of the Fine Gael party has not only made national headlines - but has also captured the attention of global media outlets.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:29

Recently, he was banned from entering all casinos at the request of his wife, Southern Police District Chief Tomas Apolinario Jr. said. He also filled a backpack with gambling chips worth 113m Philippine pesos (£1.7m, $2.3m). The Philippines has faced Muslim insurgencies for decades, though much of the violence has occurred in the troubled south. "We will not allow people or any threat group to use this situation to advance their propaganda or personal causes, whether foreign or local", ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:24

Forces from the Hashed al-Shaabi - an umbrella organisation for pro-government paramilitaries that is dominated by Iran-backed Shiite militias - are battling the jihadists west of Mosul . As many as 200,000 Iraqis may try in the coming days to flee areas of Mosul under the control of the Daesh terrorist group after the government asked civilians to seek safety across the frontline, the United Nations aid chief said Friday.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:18

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has condemned the incidents at London Bridge and on Borough Market , describing them as "a deliberate and cowardly attack on innocent Londoners". Jeremy Corbyn , the head of the Labour Party, said on Twitter: "Brutal and shocking incidents reported in London". "Thank you, Mayor Khan, for your leadership during this crisis".

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:46

Police said seven people were killed and more than 40 others were wounded, some critically, before officers shot and killed the three suspected assailants. May said Britain would ensure the security of French expatriates who were voting in London on Sunday in the upcoming French parliamentary election.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:41

The woman was described as "heroic" after she used her body to block the door of a London Bridge area restaurant, reports the Independent UK . The 12 arrests were made in the ethnically diverse east London suburb of Barking, with Sky News reporting that a property raided by police belonged to one of the killers.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:42

On a rain-marred day that witnessed two major interruptions during their batting, the Men In Blue made the most of a largely ordinary Pakistan bowling effort to post a challenging 319/3 in 48 overs to send the sold-out Edgbaston crowd into raptures.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:02

The minister said Saeed had confessed to planning various suicide attacks, bomb blasts and targeted killings. During the press conference, a confessional video was also shown in which Syed Ahmed - flanked by two other men with faces covered - revealed that he joined the TTP in 2014 and went to Waziristan and Afghanistan for training.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:00

Mr Flynn's ties to Moscow are under scrutiny in the United States amid allegations of possible Russian interference in the 2016 election. "That's it. "This is just another load of nonsense". The Russian leader suggested to Kelly that the US could be responsible for framing Russia in the aftermath of the election.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:30

The attack is the second time Isis has targeted the beleaguered Christian minority in Egypt in recent months following twin bombings that killed at least 44 people in churches in Tanta and Alexandria on Palm Sunday last month. Islamic State, in turn, vowed to increase its attacks on Christians and urged Muslims to avoid Christian gatherings and western embassies. Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed, reporting from the Libyan capital Tripoli, said residents of Derna "are very angry" ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:41

None of the dead were identified by name. The three men who carried out the attack were shot by police officers in Borough Market less than 10 minutes after the emergency services received word of the terror incident. Others fought back by throwing objects including pint glasses, tables and chairs at the terrorists as they burst into restaurants and pubs as people were enjoying a Saturday night out.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:05

During the interview , which is due to air Sunday evening during the premiere of " Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly " on NBC, the host brought up the topic of a photograph taken in Moscow previous year. Vladimir Putin has had what's being described by NBC as "a fascinating conversation" with the network's new host, Megyn Kelly , in which they discussed "a range of subjects, from sanctions to Syria", as well as Moscow's alleged meddling in USA politics.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:03

Former FBI Director James Comey is due to testify before the Senate Thursday - apparently without President Donald Trump trying to stop him, the New York Times reported . How would Trump invoke the privilege to block Comey's testimony? Democratic lawmakers sent White House counsel Donald McGahn a letter warning that invoking executive privilege "would be seen as an effort to obstruct the truth from both Congress and the American people".

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:19

A Spanish national was injured in late Saturday's double terrorist attack in London , which left a total of seven people killed and 48 injured, the Spanish Foreign Ministry confirmed Sunday. "We are reviewing and planning to strengthen our policing stance across London over the forthcoming days, and there will be additional police and officers deployed across the capital".

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:38

Addressing the joint media conference, the French President said, that he will work with India on defence cooperation, maritime security and intelligence sharing. Analysts claim that US' exit from Paris climate deal would have an adverse impact, as it was considered to be the biggest potential contributor in the fight against climate change.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:01

In an interview aired in the US on Sunday, Putin minimised his contact with Flynn, who was sacked by US President Donald Trump in February after offering misleading descriptions of conversations he had had with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:00

The launch was confirmed by the U.S. Pacific Command, which tracked the missile until it landed in the East Sea, near Japanese territory - prompting a strong condemnation from Tokyo . "Today's launch is the North's way of saying to the world, "It wouldn't be easy to make us suspend our weapons programmes even if you manage to pressure me into negotiations".

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:36

A Spanish national was injured in late Saturday's double terrorist attack in London , which left a total of seven people killed and 48 injured, the Spanish Foreign Ministry confirmed Sunday. Scavino urged the mayor to "WAKE UP!" The Justice Department last week asked the US Supreme Court to reinstate Trump's executive order banning travel to the US from six Muslim-majority nations while it appeals a lower-court ruling that upheld a nationwide block on the ban.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:01

Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon says he has one final chance to win the Champions League next season following Saturday's disappointment in Cardiff . "Zidane gave us a very positive half-time team talk and told us he really believed in us", he said. But seven minutes later Serie A champions Juve were level with a wonder goal.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:01

For many in London , Saturday's (June 4) attack will be a grim reminder of the events on Westminster Bridge on March 22, when Khalid Masood drove a auto into pedestrians, killing four and injuring 50, before stabbing a police officer to death at the entrance to parliament.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:34

Network Rail said London Bridge station would reopen on Monday from 5am, but operate as exit only, while cordons are expected to remain in place until at least 8am. He added: "They tried to break in". Then they went on the Wheat Sheaf (pub). "I condemn them in the strongest possible terms", the mayor said, adding that he didn't have time to waste on the US president's comments.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:56

In todays other race, Artemis Racing comfortably beat Groupama Team France, who had already been eliminated. Oracle Team USA matched Emirates Team New Zealand on eight points out of 10 by winning the race and, with a superior finish in a previous event and a race in hand, they are guaranteed top spot on the leaderboard.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:51

All net profits donated to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund . I want to thank you for coming. Ariana lined up after the likes of Robbie Williams , Pharrell , Miley Cyrus , Take That, and Niall Horan. One, who was at Grande's show on May 22, wore a shirt dedicated to a friend who died in the Manchester attack . Cyrus said they had sung the song together before, but had not done so in a while.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:03

A spokeswoman has said it is believed he was targeted by one of the terrorists who was shot dead and his family are with him as he receives treatment and support in a central London hospital. At the time , Trump Jr. tweeted a link to a September 2016 story, in which Khan was quoted saying the threat of terror attacks is "part in parcel of living in a big city" and Londoners should be vigilant.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:13

On Sunday, May said the recent attacks are not directly connected, but that "terrorism breeds terrorism" and attackers copy one another. "We have established that the van used during the attack, a white Renault van - was recently hired by one of the attackers", Rowley said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:37

President Trump needs to stop acting like he's got something to hide (unless, of course, he does) and let Congress and Trump-Russia special prosecutor Robert Mueller do their jobs. Morell said he "is much more interested" in finding out whether Trump associates said to Russian officials before the election than after. "He can not be in a position where it's later claimed that he's witness-hampering", Gergen said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:04

The Prime Minister said introducing new rules for cyberspace would "deprive the extremists of their safe spaces online" and that technology firms were not now doing enough. He and others at the restaurant helped some of the wounded. Mr Farron meanwhile said: "Sadiq Khan has shown calm and dignified resolve in the face of these cowardly terrorist attacks".

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:12

Controlled explosions were carried out at the flat in Barking during the raids on Sunday morning. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn condemned the "dreadful terrorist attack" and said: "In response, as in Manchester , all communities must come together".

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:33

The missives were preserved by other social media users, The Washington Post reports. Of Hillary's attack against the Democratic Party, Fallon refused to "point fingers at the DNC", adding: "I won't back that". We're involved in all these things. That's what I thought. After playing a clip of Clinton's comments, CNN anchor John King joked, "What do we make of this - besides the fact that the 2016 campaign will apparently never end?" "I had to inject money into it", Clinton said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:34

Not only will a victory for either side mean taking a huge step towards the semi-finals in a four-team group which also has Sri Lanka and South Africa, it will also be a diplomatic point-scoring in terms of the stand-off between the two parties.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:31

Modi said several Indians fought in the first two world wars for world peace. For his part, Modi said, "The Climate change deal needs to be protected and honoured as it is a shared heritage of the world and that if successfully implemented, this will be the best gift that we could leave behind from our generation to the next generations of the world".

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:24

In response to Trump's tweet on Sunday, a spokesperson for Khan said, "The Mayor is busy working with the police, emergency services and the government to coordinate the response to this horrific and cowardly terrorist attack and provide leadership and reassurance to Londoners and visitors to our city".

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:27

A spokeswoman for the Hillel Yaffe Medical Center in central Israel said she had been treated at the hospital overnight but died of her wounds early on Friday. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Israeli contractors pay on time , said Maraita, who earns four times the West Bank average.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:02

Kiwi musician Neil Finn of Crowded House thanked singers Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus for their rendition of " Don't dream it's over " at the One Love Manchester benefit concert . "Don't go forward in anger - love spreads", he said. He also played his new solo single Wall Of Glass before he was joined on stage by Martin to play Oasis hit Live Forever, saying: "I want to dedicate this next song to the attractive people who were killed and injured in the Manchester terror attack ".