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by | June 05, 2017 | 11:10

The three attackers drove a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge then ran into the bustling Borough Market area where they stabbed numerous people. Among them: an off-duty Metropolitan Police officer and rugby player who bravely confronted the killers, tackling one of them before the attacker stabbed him, according to the news agency.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:31

Police forensics officers work on London Bridge in London on June 4, 2017 , as investigations continue following the terror attack on the bridge and at the nearby Borough Market on June 3. They said in a statement: "We grieve the loss of our handsome, loving daughter and sister". Distraught, he followed the attackers to Borough Market - a food market that dates back centuries and is housed in an elegant 19th century structure - and started throwing whatever he could find at them ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:15

French officials had earlier said that four French were injured in the Saturday attacks on London Bridge and at nearby restaurants and pubs. Khan did use those words in a television interview, but it was to reassure Londoners about a stepped up police presence they might see: "No reason to be alarmed".

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:40

One day after Flynn's resignation in February, the president dismissed other senior national security officials attending a meeting in the Oval Office to speak privately with Comey, The New York Times reported . The memo "was part of a paper trail Mr. Comey created documenting what he perceived as the president's improper efforts to influence an ongoing investigation", according to The Times.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:39

The Islamic State has not claimed responsibility for the attacks but hours earlier a terrorist group's propaganda outlet asked would-be jihadists to carry out vehicle and knife attacks . In March, a British convert to Islam ran down people with a vehicle on Westminster Bridge , killing four before fatally stabbing a police officer on Parliament's grounds.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:49

The three perpetrators, who have not yet been officially named, were shot dead at the scene by police just eight minutes after the first emergency call. The Canadian victim of the London terror attack has been named as Christine Archibald . A Reuters photographer saw four women being removed from an apartment block in Barking, shielding their faces as they stepped into police vans.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:10

Trump's possible visit to London in the wake of Saturday's attacks was widely criticized on Twitter, and many said it would put more pressure on security personnel who are already occupied with managing fallout from the terror attacks. One eyewitness described how he saw a girl being stabbed and tried to intervene by throwing bottles and chairs at the attackers. The U.S. State Department condemned what it called "the cowardly attacks targeting innocent civilians" in a statement, and ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:25

Farron said: "Imagine a brighter future". The Liberal Democrats nosedived in the 2015 election after five years as the minor coalition partner alongside the centre-right Conservatives, but they are hoping to regain voters with their pro-Europe promises.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:13

The prime minister said that, although there was no connection between Saturday's attack and the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena two weeks ago, Britain was facing a new wave of low-tech, copycat attacks. President Trump wrote , "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" Meanwhile President Trump pledged America's support for the United Kingdom on twitter, but seemed to take the opportunity to push for certain policy ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:26

Explosions ripped through the funeral of an Afghan anti-government protester in Kabul Saturday, killing at least seven people and wounding dozens in fresh carnage that spiked tensions in a city already on edge. The huge truck-bomb attack was the latest in a long series of high-profile militant attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians in Afghanistan since most worldwide forces left the country in 2014.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:24

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he has no knowledge of a reported pre-inauguration proposal by President Donald Trump's son in law and top aide Jared Kushner to set up a secret, bug-proof communications channel with the Kremlin. He said there may have been non-Russian hackers from anywhere that simply blamed Russia. "Put you finger anywhere on the map of the world and everywhere you will hear complaints that American officials are interfering in internal electoral processes", he said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:34

A news agency affiliated with Islamic State claimed Sunday that the militant group carried out the latest deadly attack in the heart of London, according to the SITE monitoring group, as British Prime Minister Theresa May called for tougher measures to combat Islamist extremism.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:16

Brown has also indicated that she is considering replacing the board when the utility convenes its AGM later this month. Molefe has launched an urgent application in the Labour Court in Johannesburg to have the decision to remove him declared invalid, the Timeslive website reported.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:16

Flynn ", he told Kelly in comments in Russian, which were translated into English. There was a time when he used to come to Moscow, but you know, I never met with him. In response to questions about damaging information, Putin asks Kelly , "Have you all lost your senses over there?" Yes, Ms. Kelly's new show is titled " Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly ", and her first efforts are robust.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:56

While the Kingdom of Bahrain regrets this decision taken to protect its security and maintain its stability, it affirms its keenness on the brotherly people of Qatar who are aware of its suffering as they witness with each act of terror the fall of casualties among their brothers and sisters in Bahrain because their government continues to support terrorism at all levels and to bring down the legitimate regime in Bahrain.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:51

The enclave covers mainly the Old City center and three adjacent districts alongside the western bank of the Tigris River. "Our units are continuing to advance... An average of 10,000 people were reported to flee conflict areas on a daily basis in Western Mosul with 16, 000 fleeing their homes last Thursday, the largest movement of civilians in a single day, the International Organization for Migration ( IOM ) said this week.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:27

The newly-released images of him include some with a blue suitcase that is yet to be located. "We need the public's help in this". "Did you see Abedi in the Rusholme area between 18th and 22nd May?" Abedi's body is now being kept in a morgue outside the city, the Manchester Evening News (MEN) reports, and has not been kept in proximity with the remains of his 22 victims.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:05

National Security Adviser Michael Flynn during a dinner together last December. The two have spoken several times by phone since Trump's election. Former CIA Director John Brennan last month said he had noticed contacts between Trump's campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election and grew concerned Moscow had sought to lure Americans down "a treasonous path".

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:56

At least 26 are said to have died. "Our absolute priority is the fight against terrorism", he added, calling for the "eradication of terrorist groups" - and Isis in particular - through closer partnership with Russian Federation. Since the start of the war in Ukraine in 2014, Russian Federation has flexed its muscles with a series of war games involving tens of thousands of troops in areas bordering NATO Baltic states.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:31

The Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority (PA) has welcomed a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to keep the U.S. embassy in Israel in the city of Tel Aviv instead of relocating it to Jerusalem. "I am thinking about the embassy, I am studying the embassy, and we will see what happens", Trump said. Most of the world does not recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's capital and the city is considered occupied territory.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:01

Authorities said on Sunday that 2000 civilians remained trapped in the city that was home to 200,000, as the military intensified air strikes to drive out heavily armed militants from the little known but brutal Maute group. "It was taken in Marawi and it was him, and the emotions that came out I think were really authentic", he said, adding that Suganob looked truly afraid when an explosion was heard in the background.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:25

At least 48 people were injured in the attack. Florin Morariu, a Romanian chef who works in the Bread Ahead bakery, said he saw people running and some fainting. Islamic State's statement on Sunday from its Aamaq news agency claimed the group's "fighters" were responsible, according to the SITE Intelligence Group.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:59

The Labour leader replied: "We will protect the people of this country from any threat that they face anywhere in the world". Mr Corbyn - who claims he was trying to make peace in Northern Ireland - replied that killings on all sides were indefensible.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:01

He urged "good-faith negotiations" among all Venezuelans, adding that "the main responsibility for showing good faith in any negotiations now is on President Maduro and the government of Venezuela ". "It is apparent Goldman Sachs chose to make a quick buck off the suffering of the Venezuelan people", Julio Borges , head of Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress , said in a public letter to the NY bank's chief executive, Lloyd Blankfein .

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:02

Witness Mark Roberts said he saw a van speed across London Bridge toward the underground station before it suddenly swerved, bounced off the pavement and hit several pedestrians. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he was "appalled and furious that these twisted and cowardly terrorists deliberately targeted innocent Londoners" and tourists.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:57

In a speech delivered at the northern town of Carlisle on Sunday, Corbyn, who is running for Prime Minister for the socialist Labour party in the upcoming election on Thursday, said that British values of tolerance must be maintained. "If we get to the point where we say, 'Privacy is not as important as staying alive, ' I think there will be some setup which will allow the government to breach privacy", he said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:36

The seven largest emerging markets - China , Brazil , Mexico , India , Indonesia , Turkey and Russian Federation - will be the major drivers of global growth, however. Their performance has positive spillover effects on other economies, especially in their own neighborhoods, but also for advanced economies like Germany which sees more manufactured goods exports.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:12

Miley Cyrus performs at the One Love concert in Manchester , England. She even collaborated with others onstage: She sang Fergie's verse on the Black Eyed Peas hit, " Where Is the Love? " along with the group; she performed a duet with Cyrus; and she sang her debut song, "The Way", with rapper Mac Miller .

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:02

Mladenovic raced through the first set but Muguruza pegged her back, with the Spaniard looking much more like the player who stunned Serena Williams previous year than the one who has failed to make a single final since. Wozniacki next faces teenage Latvian Jelena Ostapenko, who knocked out another former slam champion and dark horse in Sam Stosur to reach her first quarter-final.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:56

Harun Khan, the Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Great Britain, condemned the attacks in his home city in the strongest terms. Four police officers were injured in the attack, two were off-duty. The Canadian victim of Saturday night's terrorist attack in London has been identified as Christine Archibald, a woman from British Columbia. She said this ideology had to be confronted both overseas and at home, adding that the internet and big internet companies provided the ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:16

The singer vowed to stay strong, sharing that she would return to the "incredibly fearless city of Manchester" for a benefit concert. Ariana took to the stage, surrounded by her famous friends, to deliver passionate versions of her hit, One Last Time , and of the Wizard of Oz favorite, Somewhere Over the Rainbow .

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:30

Japan's prime minister, appearing frustrated at a hastily arranged press conference, said his country simply can not accept North Korea's repeated provocations. He said Japan will "take concrete steps with the U.S. in order to deter North Korea ", although he did not elaborate on specific actions. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said a "firm protest" was lodged with North Korea .

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:24

She called the win "really incredible". The Edmond native would have been the first Oklahoman victor since 1965. "We'd like you to spell a word". This astonishing legacy of Indian-American spelling whizzes has already become the subject of academic study.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:31

When the election was announced, the Conservatives enjoyed a 24-point lead over Labour , according to the polling agency YouGov . However, in an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Sir Michael said voting Conservative was "the only way" people could be sure income tax would not be hiked.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:07

As more children were named among the victims of Monday's massacre, the Libyan authorities detained the suicide bomber's father as well as one of his brothers, while police in Britain carried out fresh arrests and raids. U.S. president Donald Trump was forced to calm a growing row between United Kingdom and USA intelligence services after a series of leaks from the Manchester bombing investigation that infuriated investigators and hurt grieving families.