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by | June 05, 2017 | 19:28

Seven people were killed in a marauding van and knife attack on London Bridge and the nearby Borough Market on Saturday night. "This bloodshed will end", Trump said. US lawmakers from both political parties criticized Trump for raising the travel ban and for assailing Khan. Islamic State has claimed the responsibility, as per media reports.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:17

All three were shot dead. Police conducted a series of raids following the incidents and arrested 12 people from the East London neighborhood, which is home to many Muslims. The Shard skyscraper - Britain's tallest building and one of the best-known sights on the London skyline - is also at the south end of London Bridge.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:07

Eight officers fire 50 bullets, an "unprecedented number of rounds", the Met's assistant commissioner Mark Rowley says. Soon after, the attackers started targeting random people on the street, especially those returning home from bars in the nearby Borough Market area.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:09

As counter-terrorism police units and security services launched a huge investigation for the third time in a matter of weeks, officers arrested 12 people in raids on flats in east London . The assault unfolded over a few terrifying minutes late Saturday, starting when a rented van veered off the road and barreled into pedestrians on busy London Bridge .

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:32

Observers say that while terrorism is likely to be uppermost in the participants' minds given the recent deadly bombings in Manchester, Jakarta, Baghdad and Kabul, the most pressing issue facing Australia and the USA is North Korea's ballistic missile tests.

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:45

Clark said the Liberals will follow constitutional advice and historical precedence, and test the confidence of her minority government inside the legislature. She made clear, however, that she expects her government to fall. Following Clark's media comments, the BC Greens and BC NDP released a joint press release containing additional details on their plan to remove Clark from her position as premier.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:19

When Kelly moved on to talk about Sergey Kislyak's proposals and interactions with people in Trump's orbit, Putin shot back that all the recent reports about the Russian ambassador were "complete nonsense". But you know, I never met with him. According to one memo that Comey wrote, Trump personally appealed to Comey in a February meeting to abandon the investigation into Flynn and his Russian contacts, said a person who had read the notes .

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:52

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the Manchester bombing, but there hasn't yet been a claim of responsibility for the London attack, which the prime minister linked to Islamic extremism. In a series of tweets that began late Saturday, Trump also pushed his stalled travel ban , mocked gun control supporters and pledged that the United States will be there to help London and the United Kingdom.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:32

He also attended the funeral of Faizan Ahmed, another militant killed alongwith Bhat, in the village, which saw hundreds gathered. A police spokesman said situation remained peaceful and under control throughout in valley. Fearing law and order problems, the authorities have made a decision to continue with the restrictions in volatile areas of Srinagar and other districts of the Valley on Tuesday as well to prevent protests.

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:45

US president Donald Trump announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement , in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, US, June 1, 2017 . "A rogue USA can cause more damage inside. than outside of the agreement", said Luke Kemp, a climate policy lecturer at the Australian National University.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:51

The division falls along party lines, with 78 percent of Democrats saying they approve of the Affordable Care Act and 67 percent of Republicans favoring the AHCA. The results underscore the challenge facing the Senate when it returns to work next week and continues debating the House bill or crafting an alternative.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:50

Twitter user BatemanLDN said: "It woke me up along with the whole street". The niceties of global diplomacy have never had such a reality-show flavor to them in the modern era, but Trump has thrilled his nationalist base with his "America First" approach, and all the complaints from overseas only seem to embolden him.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:25

The government will urge the Supreme Court to strictly consider the order's language, which would halt entry from six Muslim-majority countries identified as breeding places of terrorism and suspend the entry of Syrian refugees for 90 days, but would exempt those with valid USA visas.

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:24

Bahrain gave Qatari diplomats 48 hours to leave the territory of the kingdom. According to the official statement published by the Bahrain News Agency, Manama's move has been motivated by what it called Doha's persisting attempts to destabilize the situation in Bahrain.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:48

The Warriors time and again unleashed a dizzying display of unselfish ball movement with precision passing that led to 31 assists , more than double what the Cavaliers managed. "We just have to get better". He also prevented the Cavaliers from making him an easy defensive mark, as they had done a year ago while coming back from a 1-3 series deficit.

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:41

In an earlier visit to Moscow, which concluded 23 May, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte also outlined a plan for the Philippines to procure a range of counter-terrorism equipment from Russian Federation including "small arms, helicopters and jets".

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:40

During the presidential transition, lots of information from an unknown source was published, information that led Americans to believe that Russian Federation had implicating information on President Trump . And I got up and left. "That's the extent of my acquaintance with Mr. Flynn". "And then afterwards I was told, "You know there was an American gentleman, he was involved in some things".

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:50

Modi , whose country is the world's third-biggest emissions generator, said in Russian Federation on Friday that he would continue to back the deal. Arriving at the presidential palace, Modi, 66, hugged 39-year-old President Macron, in scenes contrasting with Mr Macron's white-knuckle handshake with US President Donald Trump last week.

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:41

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving , seated from left, LeBron James , Richard Jefferson, Kyle Korver and J.R. Smith sit on the bench during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warri. No matter what the Cavs did, or how good they were playing they could never get over that hump to take the lead. "That's what everyone wants to see, some of the best players in the world go against each other", Klay Thompson said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:44

French President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled his 22-member Cabinet with ministers from the political left, right and centre. The meeting comes days before the G7 summit in Taormina, Sicily, on May 26-27, bringing together the leaders of the United States, Japan, Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Canada.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:01

The mass shooting came a week before the first anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando - the deadliest mass shooting in USA history. The Orange County Sheriff's office said the situation had been "stabilised". Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings as arrived and will brief the media as soon as possible. Several law enforcement vehicles are at the scene, and K-9s were searching the area, News 6's Johny Fernandez reported.

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:28

According to CNN affiliate Channel Seven, in a video on Instagram, the man was seen nursing a stab wound saying it was his last night in London before he was due to fly back to Australia the next day. and then I froze and I didn't know what to do". They "tried everything but were unable to save her", Mark Ferguson added in a Facebook post. "There can be no justification for the acts of these terrorists and I am quite clear that we will never let them win".

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:32

Trump commented on the vehicle and knife attack that killed at least seven people in London . The three men, wearing fake suicide bomb vests, were shot dead by eight officers outside a pub after police opened fire with an "unprecedented" hail of 50 bullets, while a bystander was also shot.

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:13

Trump once more resorted to Twitter early Sunday morning to send a message that "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people". London police on Sunday evening said commuters could expect to see more officers on the streets and more physical measures on bridges, after at least three men killed seven people at London Bridge on Saturday.

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:56

A small group of skeptics - some of whom are in the Trump White House - believe this is a hoax that could damage business. He said MA will continue its commitment to exceed the emission reduction targets of the Paris compact. He said he would notify the UN Secretary General and the climate change secretariat that U.S. cities, states, businesses and others would aim to meet the US's commitment to reducing emissions 26 per cent below the 2005 levels by 2025.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:28

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres asserted on Friday that climate change is "undeniable" as he strongly urged all governments across the world to "stay the course" and remain committed to implementing the ambitious deal. If the United States doesn't "want to tackle that responsibility, it's pretty natural that we the European Union. will build partnerships with other people who have the same aim as us, which is being responsible for the future generations and saving the planet", he said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:16

US-backed Syrian militias said they seized a major dam on the Euphrates river from Daesh on Sunday, their latest gain as they push towards Raqqa city. He said that the USA made assurances that the weapons used by the SDF in Syria will not be a threat to Turkey. The Turkish government considers the groups to be terrorists, and is anxious that the arms will be used to support Turkish Kurdish militants who have been battling for autonomy for more than three decades.

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:44

While Trump ultimately sided with Arab leaders who'd implored him not to move the embassy, on the climate deal he seemed indifferent to similarly aggressive lobbying from America's closest partners in Europe. As press aides began to wrap up the background briefing , Yahoo News' Hunter Walker yelled several questions at the official, asking about Trump's personal views on climate change .

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:18

In Trump's speech announcing the planned withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement , the president said: "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ". "New York State is committed to meeting the standards set forth in the Paris Accord regardless of Washington's irresponsible actions", Cuomo said in a statement.

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:26

Saudi Arabia and Iran are at odds over a number of regional issues, including Iran's nuclear program and what Saudis see as Tehran's growing influence in the kingdom's sphere of influence - especially in Syria, Lebanon and neighboring Yemen.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:15

There is also speculation that the Qatari royals were displeased by Saudi's apparent de-facto coalition with the U.S. and regional enemy Israel, which was turbocharged by Trump's visit last month . Al-Jazeera is reporting that trucks carrying food for Qatar are now lining up across the border in Saudi Arabia , unable to enter the country amid a diplomatic row between it and Arab nations.

by | June 05, 2017 | 18:57

The AP notes Trump's penchant for drama when he announces big decisions . As the Trump administration has stepped back from America's traditional role of dominance on trade and development, China has filled the vacuum, expanding its ever-growing footprint across the globe on everything from new roads and ports to bank loans and energy projects .

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:41

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt have broken their diplomatic relations with Qatar. So did an eastern-based government in Libya, which has spurned the UN-backed, internationally recognized government in Tripoli and has little authority within the country.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:04

The Senate GOP must forge a compromise bill that will not only make it out of the upper chamber, but gain enough support among the more conservative elements of the House to pass there. When it comes to health care, Americans may be having buyer's remorse. A majority of Americans is not impressed by President Donald Trump's health care reform bill, according to a poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:06

The Centre for Science and Environment here said Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris deal was a "death knell" for the climate agreement . But Trump said Washington would not contribute, pointing to the $20-trillion USA sovereign debt and saying some cities "cannot hire enough police officers or fix vital infrastructure".