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by | June 06, 2017 | 05:09

Police were closing the case on the gunman, but would continue to investigate possible security lapses at Resorts World. For his part, Fernando Carlos, father of the assailant, denied that his son was mentally ill but said the younger Carlos had "financial" and "family" problems."Wala po siyang problema sa pag-iisip (He has no mental illness)", the father said, in contrast to initial reports by the police that Mr.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:14

At an election campaign event in London , Mrs May said: "Cressida Dick has said that the Metropolitan Police are well resourced - and they are, she has said they have very powerful counter-terrorism capabilities - and they do". May's comments follow an attack Saturday in London that left at least seven people dead and dozens more injured. United Kingdom politicians also resumed campaigning Monday, three days ahead of a national general election which polls show is much closer than ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:58

The Times notes that nothing is set in stone, considering Trump's history of changing his mind at the last minute, but it would most likely be disastrous if he did end up trying to bar Comey from testifying. What are the odds that Trump would legally succeed in blocking Comey's testimony? "That committee hearing was just notice and I think, obviously, it has got to be reviewed", he said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:20

Appealing to Londoners and visitors "to remain calm, be very vigilant", she said where possible "people should carry on with their normal lives". A police forensic officer works near a residential property in East London on June 5, 2017, following a raid, as part of the investigation into the June 3 terror attacks in Central London.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:03

The transatlantic diplomatic rift widened on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump responded to criticism from Chancellor Angela Merkel with a new attack on German trade tactics and defence spending. For those in Germany who were already committed to rethinking the post-World War Two order, it seems America already has beaten them to it by electing a leader who is less likely to soothe European fears of a fraying friendship than stoke them.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:01

The funeral was held for Salem Izadyar, the son of Mohammad Alam Izadyar, the first deputy chairman of the Afghan Senate. Saturday's violence capped a week that saw a devastating bomb blast in the heart of Kabul's heavily militarized diplomatic zone, that claimed almost 100 lives, and anti-government protests Friday that left with six dead.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:27

As Mr Trump was engaging in his attack on Mr Khan, the US Conference of Mayors, which represents 1,400 communities with populations of 30,000 or more, sent a message of support to the London mayor and to Londoners. London Mayor Sadiq Khan , of the opposition Labour Party, was among those who raised the issue. After his election previous year, Khan tweeted criticism of then-candidate Trump's rhetoric, saying that his "ignorant view of Islam could make both our countries less safe.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:20

Russian president Vladimir Putin, for the record, has vehemently denied that the country took place in any cyber warfare against the U.S. voting system, and suggested that independent hackers may have carried out attacks of their own free will and without government authorization or support.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:57

Iran , long at odds with Saudi Arabia and a behind-the-scenes target of the move, immediately blamed US President Donald Trump for setting the stage during his recent trip to Riyadh. There could be long-term economic consequences for Qatar, which would affect the millions of migrant workers and expatriates living there. Saudi Arabia will step things up further by also shutting down its land border with Qatar.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:53

Britain will vote in a national election on Thursday, just days after militants killed seven people and injured almost 50 in an attack on London Bridge on Saturday night, the third assault in Britain in less than three months. ISIS has claimed responsibility. At least 21 people remained in critical condition after the attacks. May said police have identified all the London Bridge attackers and that 11 people remain in custody for possible connections to the attack.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:51

Before President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate agreement on Thursday, he said he'd like to share an update on the country's "tremendous economic progress since Election Day on November 8".

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:07

A vigil has taken place for the victims of the London Bridge terror attack . Six women and four men arrested by police after the attack are still being questioned, police said . Trump's comments drew widespread scorn in Britain but the USA leader went on the attack again on Monday, saying in a tweet: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement ".

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:33

On several occasions, Comey reportedly wrote that Trump either asked for his loyalty or pressed him to drop the investigation into his disgraced National Security Advisor Michael Flynn . Trump has denied firing Comey over the Flynn probe. While the White House downplayed stories about the Russian Federation investigation, officials did their best to tout the President's recent trip to the Europe and the Middle East.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:44

The St. Petersburg Free Clinic will present a series of workshops on healthy living June 6 and 13, and July 11, 18 and 25, 6:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring donations for the free clinic and will receive a raffle ticket toward the summer reading programs grand prize – a ticket to LEGOland.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:34

The Turkish foreign ministry is asking US authorities to conduct " a full investigation of this diplomatic incident ". The U.S. State Department said in a statement the conduct of Turkish security personnel during the incident was "deeply disturbing".

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:36

Asked whether "you have something damaging on our president?" US intelligence agencies concluded previous year that Russian Federation used hacking and leaking of emails in an effort to harm Clinton and help Trump. Russian President Vladimir Putin dismisses the allegation that Russians meddled in the US election. Previously, Kelly worked on Fox News , until she quarreled with sitting US President Donald Trump .

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:04

A study finds that having cancer patients use home computers to report problems like nausea and fatigue surprisingly improved survival, by nearly half a year. Tzvi lived in the basement apartment, while Levi had lived on the top floor. Another brother lives there. The Aron family has received dozens of death threats since the boy's killing.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:04

It was a program which came with some fanfare, particularly if you were watching NBC News platforms in the days leading up to Sunday's debut. "Your lives must be so boring", if Americans are reduced to making up stories about Russian Federation, he said .

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:33

Police said the government-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation banned Mr. Carlos from casinos in April at the request of Mr. Carlos's family. GUNMAN'S KIN. NCRPO Director Oscar Albayalde presents the family of Jessie Carlos in a press conference at Remington Hotel, Pasay City on June 4, 2017.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:41

Kumar said that a probe into the matter is underway and that action against officials will be initiated once the report is tabled. Attributing the dip in results to tight examination and genuine evaluation of copies to avoid the last year's embarrassment, Kumar said the pass percentage had dropped to 15 in 1996 when the examination was conducted under direction of the Patna High Court to check cheating.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:44

Advocate is affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The Plaintiffs, participants in the pension plans, argued that the church plan exemption was not meant to exempt pension plans of large healthcare systems where the plans were not established by a church.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:39

Two others arrested had been released previously. May shot back, saying, Corbyn wasn't fit to safeguard Britain's security at a time of heightened threat. "We have had to close police stations, sell police buildings and we've lost thousands of police staff". Both orders, aimed at temporarily halting entry to the US from a half-dozen Muslim-majority countries, have been blocked by the lower courts.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:34

A bride-to-be, a journalist on a night out and two Australians staying in London. "One eyewitness spoke of the men shouting "this is for Allah" as they stabbed indiscriminately". The attackers ran people over with a van on London Bridge , then three assailants lunged with knives seemingly at random at crowds gathered around Borough Market, which is full of restaurants and bars.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:53

Yemen's internationally backed government, which no longer holds its capital and large portions of the country, also cut relations with Qatar , as did the Maldives . Maldives' decision to cut ties with both Iran and Qatar reflects its increasing closeness to US ally Saudi Arabia, which opened an embassy in the Maldives in 2015 and has offered cash grants to the government and begun negotiations on investments.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:16

During the lead-up to the French presidential election, Trump said positive things about Macron's far-right opponent Marine Le Pen , and former US President Barack Obama endorsed Macron, who went on to win by about 30 percentage points.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:10

Officers say they know the identities of the men who carried out the attack and will release the names "as soon as operationally possible". The London attackers drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge, before stabbing other victims in the area.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:41

Carl Thayer, a regional security analyst at the Australian Defense Force Academy, said the U.S. Pacific commander is like a pro-consul of old, with vast delegated authority and responsibility across 36 nations. Mattis called upon all countries to contribute sufficiently to their own security. "At the same time, we encourage them to actively seek out opportunities and partnerships with other like-minded nations as we do the same to sustain and maintain the peace", he said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:11

Impeachment petitions are piling up. The allegations against Temer go beyond the audio. But Temer appeared to win new breathing space Monday, slowing what had been starting to look like dangerously growing momentum for his ouster. The action signals the risk that S&P could lower the ratings over the next three months amid more stressed political dynamics. Temer is already deeply unpopular in Brazil but his center-right party has been able to govern as part of a coalition.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:50

Bahrain's foreign ministry said Qatar has destabilized Bahrain, interferes in their affairs, escalates and incites through the media, supports "armed terrorist activities", and has "funding linked to Iran groups to carry out sabotage". "This is a massive escalation in pressure on Qatar ", said Kristian Ulrichsen, a Gulf analyst with the Baker Institute at Rice University in Houston.

by | June 06, 2017 | 02:58

And Macron noted Putin agreed to a "regular monitoring" of Chechnya, where a pro-Kremlin leader's security forces are suspected of imprisoning and killing gay people. Addressing his presidential election campaign, he said: " Russia Today and Sputnik were agents of influence in this campaign and, on several occasions, disseminated lies about myself and my campaign".

by | June 06, 2017 | 02:39

ANKARA , June 5 Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday he was saddened by a rift between Qatar and other Arab states, and called for dialogue to resolve the dispute. It is clear that the media campaign of fabrications has failed to sway public opinion in the region, and among Gulf countries in particular, and this explains the continued escalation against Qatar .

by | June 06, 2017 | 02:40

Security experts believe extremists in the southern Philippines have quietly become better organised and funded, pointing to the Maute's rapid rise from obscurity. Still, the fighters have turned out to be remarkably well-armed and resilient. It's not commensurate to our combat power. Parcon also revealed eight militants surrendered last Saturday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:15

The gunman was sacked from Fiamma in April, Demings said. But after interviewing both men involved, deputies filed no charges, Demings said. The attacker was not believed to be a member of any type of subversive or terrorist organization, he said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:45

The special election was for Montana's lone House seat, which was vacated when former GOP Rep. Ryan Zinke was tapped to be Trump's Interior secretary. With 56 percent of precincts reporting, Gianforte was leading by a 49-44 margin. Most of the Montana voters had already made their pick via early voting, with more than 250,000 vote-by-mail ballots being cast a day ahead of the election.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:30

While he starts the movie in a coma and then recovering from his serious injuries, Finn spends much of the movie in an undisclosed quest with Resistance mechanic Rose Tico, played by Kelly Marie Tran . The actor also hinted that his character may go undercover to fight against The First Order. All of these things are absolutely fantastic, but, take a second to check out Finn's fresh threads.