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by | June 05, 2017 | 13:52

The Egyptian Cabinet, meanwhile, said 13 victims of Friday's bloodshed remained hospitalized in Cairo and Minya province, where the attack took place. Egypt's government has been struggling contain an insurgency by Islamic militants led by an IS affiliate that is centered in the northern region of the Sinai peninsula, though attacks on the mainland have recently increased.

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:58

Survation boss Damian Lyons-Lowe said: 'Expectations for Corbyn are so low that if he does averagely, his ratings go up. Participants asked several tough questions of the two would-be prime ministers and did not hesitate to follow them up, making both of them at times look distinctly uncomfortable.

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:44

London's mayor swiftly shot down the USA president's remarks, made in a series of overnight tweets , as critics accused Trump of exploiting a terror attack for political gain - and not for the first time. The knife-wielding assailants then took their attack to nearby Borough Market, where survivors described a hellish scene in an area packed with people enjoying a night out in bars and restaurants.

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:54

Mrs May was confronted by voters on issues of trust and cuts to welfare under the Conservatives, while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was pressed over his refusal to say if he would use the UK's nuclear weapons, even in retaliation to an attack.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:41

Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull during Question Time on Thursday. Describing North Korea as a "clear and present danger", he said the "pace and scope" of its nuclearisation efforts signal a "clear intent" to acquire nuclear armed ballistic missiles.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:20

Gulf Arab states have rejected Qatar's explanation, leaving local media to unleash a barrage of attacks on the young emir, accusing him of cozying up to Iran. The coordinated move from the Gulf states dramatically escalates a dispute over Qatar's support of the Muslim Brotherhood, the world's oldest Islamist movement, and adds accusations that Doha even backs the agenda of regional arch-rival Iran.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:40

In the new poll, the Conservatives were on 45 percent, up one point, and Labour was on 36 percent, down two points. However according to another poll, the prime minister appears set to fall short of a majority. However, she stopped short of repeating an apparent promise by Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon that there would be no rise in income tax for higher earners.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:32

Tuesday's intercept was the first live-fire test against a simulated ICBM for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD), managed by Boeing Co. A ground-based interceptor was then launched from a silo on VAFB, and its exo-atmospheric kill vehicle intercepted and destroyed the target in a direct collision, the US reports .

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:08

Similar to Pruitt's comments on "This Week", at the White House press briefing Friday - the day after Trump announced that the US was withdrawing from the Paris Accord - both the EPA chief and White House press secretary Sean Spicer declined to say whether Trump still believes climate change is a hoax.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:16

She was one of four speakers at a session on nuclear dangers in the Asia-Pacific. The US and Australia have been urging China to put diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea to end its missile program amid fears Pyongyang's long-range missiles could one day hit the US or Australia.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:16

While British pollsters all predict May will win the most seats in Thursday's election, they have given an array of different numbers for how big her win will be, ranging from a landslide victory to a much more slender win without a majority.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:00

The four, whose faces were covered as they left the building, were escorted by officers into the back of two waiting police vans and then driven away, the photographer said . Confirming the death of a Canadian in last night's terror attack in London , Trudeau said , "I am heartbroken that a Canadian is among those killed".

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:39

The UK's deputy chief veterinary officer said the H5N8 strain had infected around 35 birds at a farm near Diss. The farm had purchased 650 Korean Ogol Chickens last month from Gunsan in the country's southwestern region. Thirty-one thousand poultry have already been culled across the nation. Avian flu has been confirmed in chickens and geese at a farm in south Norfolk.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:56

Ariana also told fans she changed her plans for the One Love Manchester concert after meeting the mother of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell, who died in the terror attack, revealing she had decided not to play her hits at the show, but changed her mind.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:05

The former Fox News anchor's questions would have been explosive had Putin answered any of them with a "yes", but unsurprisingly, he did not confess to rigging the US election or having video of our president enjoying the defilement of a Moscow hotel bed.

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:24

Modi tweeted,"We salute the will & determination of all those individuals & organisations working towards protecting the environment ". " Environment belongs to all of us and it belongs to our future generation also". Just days before during his 4-nation tour in Europe, Prime Minister Modi, speaking at the St. Petersberg International Forum (SPIEF) 2017 meeting in St.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:28

The fearless star announced that she would be holding a massive concert in the city, with all proceeds going to the victims of the bombing and their families. Previously confirmed are Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams , Take That and Niall Horan while Ariana will be headlining the show.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:27

Davidson followed up its program's biggest victory with another one that ranks right up there - and it put the upstart Wildcats in control of the Chapel Hill Regional in the NCAA baseball tournament. FGSU beat MI 10-6, putting the Wolverines into an elimination game against North Carolina. Eli Lovell drove in the only run for second-seeded Florida Gulf Coast (43-20), which was playing in its first NCAA Tournament.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:42

During a meeting between the Australian and United States foreign and defense ministers in Sydney, Tillerson said: "We desire productive relationships, but we can not allow China to use its economic power to buy its way out of other problems, whether it's militarizing islands in the South China Sea or failing to put appropriate pressure on North Korea".

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:24

Mr Macron told French media he had wanted to "show he would not make small concessions, not even symbolic ones, but also not overdo things". He also added that Russia's Vladimir Putin, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Trump have similar attitude towards power.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:38

Fomin spoke at the Shangri-La Dialogue, an global security conference in Singapore attended by defense ministers and experts from 39 countries, including U.S. He called North Korea an "urgent military threat". On Friday in NY, the United Nations Security Council said it would apply existing sanctions to 14 North Korean individuals and four entities.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:46

However, it was also a chance to raise funds for the families of people involved in the tragic terror attack at Grande's Manchester Arena concert last month - and on all those fronts, it was an outstanding success. Grande said they rearranged the singer's song lineup to honor Olivia's request. She also performed "Better Days" with Victoria Monét and sang "Where is the Love" with the Black Eyed Peas .

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:12

The British royal, who is fifth in line to the throne, is now visiting the Asian island during a five-day mission to Singapore and Australia. A moment to remember the victims of the London attack took place just before Prince Harry and the charity began the meal.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:39

Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a stark assessment of the threat facing the United Kingdom, saying that although there was no direct link between the three incidents, "terrorism breeds terrorism". Islamist militants have carried out scores of deadly attacks in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the United States over the past two years.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:17

The apartments are next to a children's swimming school and several doctors offices. A Sky News TV host was making a live cross back to the network's coverage of the incident when a reported "30 or 40 rounds" of gunfire rang out, with police forcing onlookers and media back to safety.

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:43

In March, in an attack similar to Saturday's, five people died after a man drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in central London and stabbed a policeman. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is due to visit Britain on Monday to speak to the injured French nationals, after President Emmanuel Macron said France was "more than ever at Britain's side".

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:22

He said the attackers appeared to be wearing suicide belts, but the devices were later proven to be fake. And following the deadly incident , ISIS supporters celebrated the attack on social media, with one account retweeting a photo of a Royal Air Force missile used in an attack against ISIS that had the message "with love from Manchester" written on it.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:35

For Labour, shadow chancellor John McDonnell said Sir Michael's comments showed the Tories were the party for "the few, not the many ". But things weren't so simple. There is a catch, however. He didn't. Instead, his loss led to an identity crisis and leadership contest that resulted in Corbyn, a member of the party's once-isolated left wing, ending up as an election candidate.

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:13

The three terrorists had killed seven members of the public before they were shot dead by police. "It is time to say enough is enough", the Conservative leader said, outside her Downing Street office, where British flags flew at half-staff.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:41

In a 911 call that police released at the beginning of the investigation, a person can be heard saying, "There is a guy with a pistol". So yeah. Great . "We have to be fair and objective". He resigned after six months from that police force after being deemed unfit to serve as a police officer. Loehmann claimed he had "resigned for personal reasons".

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:03

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. The ceasefire violation started on Friday night at around 11 p.m. "They were indiscriminately firing 82 mm and 120 mm mortar shells, automatics and small arms".

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:13

Under the Paris agreement, negotiated during former President Barack Obama's tenure, the United States voluntarily committed to reducing polluting emissions by 1.6 billion tons by 2025. He said India along with China would double their coal-fired power plants in the years to come, gaining a financial advantage over the US. Congressional Republicans applauded the decision, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky saying Trump had "put families and jobs ahead of left-wing ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:29

At least 37 patrons and employees died, mostly from smoke inhalation as they tried to hide in one of the casino's VIP rooms on the second floor, Albayalde said. The suspect was a former tax specialist at the Department of Finance, Albayalde said. He was dismissed due to mis-declaration of SALN. Tengco says she can not understand how a gunman managed to enter the casino.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:23

In this photo, a man looks at the site of a landslide in Athwelthota village. Over half of the displaced are located in Rathnapura district, where more rain is forecast today. Global aid has started to trickle in as well. The country's health minister said 102,218 displaced people were being sheltered in 339 relief centres and special medical teams were sent to the affected areas, with medicine taken by air to hospitals where access was cut off.

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:04

He said he managed to get near one attacker and "hit him around the head" with a bread basket. They said he had children and had lived in the area for a number of years. Her family in Castlegar, British Columbia says Archibald "would have had no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death". French officials had earlier said that four French were injured in the Saturday attacks on London Bridge and at nearby restaurants and pubs.