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by | June 06, 2017 | 10:42

Trump accused Khan , the first Muslim mayor of the city, of offering a "pathetic excuse" for remarks that the USA president misinterpreted about policing in response to Saturday's attack that left several people dead. The interview came as it was revealed that British security services had investigated one of the three attackers for suspected radicalism. Khan, London's first Muslim mayor, said that the city stood in defiance against the "cowardly attack on our city, our people, our ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:19

Politicians and businesses in opposition to President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement have banded together after Thursday's announcement. During Trump's speech Thursday , he claimed that US contributions to the Green Climate Fund - a pool of money the United Nations uses to help countries implement clean energy tech - and other environmental initiatives have placed a "draconian" burden on the United States.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:30

The terror threat level was raised for a time after the suicide bombing attack in Manchester that killed 22 people just over two weeks ago. Gasparri says she took photos of the man and handed them over to Barking Police when she told officers of the unsettling encounter, but she heard nothing back.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:11

Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain have banned Qatari flights from their airports and airspace. It appeared to be timed in concert with an earlier announcement by Bahrain similarly cutting ties. This story will be updated as new information becomes available. "We certainly would encourage the parties to sit down together and address these differences", Mr.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:32

A representative for the USA military at the Pentagon told Al Jazeera there would be no change in the U.S. operations regarding the base. "What is happening is the preliminary result of the sword dance", Hamid Aboutalebi, deputy chief of staff of Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, tweeted in reference to Trump's joining in a traditional dance with the Saudi king at the meeting.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:11

Saudi Arabia is the world's biggest oil exporter, and Qatar is the top liquefied natural gas and condensate shipper. The nations also said they planned to cut air and sea traffic. President Donald Trump may not last in power, were ever made. "There are worldwide laws governing such crimes, especially the cyberattack". He encouraged Qatar and its neighbours to "sit down together", while Iran also urged Qatar and its neighbours to talk.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:17

Flynn was paid $45,000 to speak at the event, and seated next to Putin. Photos show Putin flanked by Flynn and Emir Kusturica, a Serbian film maker. "I made my speech". "What fingerprints or hoof- prints or horn-prints, what are you talking about?" he said . Putin at first seemed to double down on his assertion earlier in the week that "patriotic", but freelance Russian hackers could have influenced the election.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:07

In the past day, countries including Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and the Maldives have cut ties with Qatar, citing terrorism concerns. Last week, Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani roiled the Saudis when he phoned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani with congratulations on his re-election.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:50

Several countries, including Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Yemen, announced early yesterday morning that they were cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar , citing Doha's alleged support for "terrorist groups" in the Middle East .

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:28

Billionaire climate advocate Michael Bloomberg made an unannounced visit to Macron in Paris on Friday to discuss bolstering the pact. "For Indians, environmental protection is a profession of faith because we learn it in the vedas (ancient Hindu scriptures)", he said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:08

Although Qatar has joined the US coalition against ISIS , its government has been forced to deny accusation that it provides financial back up to the terrorist organization. The UAE also accused Qatar of "harbouring extremists". Qatar is the site of the sprawling al-Udeid Air Base, home to the forward headquarters of the US military's Central Command.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:51

Trump and first lady Melania Trump are hosting a Sunday night fundraiser for Ford's Theater, the venue where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. But in recent months, the running logic from some Trump supporters has been that we shouldn't take those messages from the president that seriously since "it's just Twitter".

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:08

On the alleged connections with Donald Trump's people and accusations of interference with USA elections had been "selected by someone as a line of attack against the current [US] president", Putin told the NBC host. On her premiere episode, Kelly got the first exclusive interview with Russian leader Vladimir Putin since US officials started investigating his ties to the November election.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:24

And secondly, could the polls just be wrong? May repeated her mantra that "the only poll that matters is the one that takes place on polling day". He said it was a "shame" that May refused to debate head-to-head with him before the election , and accused May of failing to stand up to the U.S.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:10

A federal appeals court in Virginia also ruled against the administration, saying despite the changes, the revised ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination". And, as he has done before as his entry ban orders have made their way through the judicial system, the president slammed the court system as " slow and political! ".

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:09

Butt was an Arsenal football club fan and was wearing their shirt during the attack, The Guardian reported . They said he was friendly and polite, saying the he was known for attending barbecues, playing with local children and giving out candies in the nearby park.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:37

Alternatively you can fill out the form below telling us why you are attending. The Islamic State militant group, which is losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an offensive backed by a USA -led coalition, claimed responsibility for the London Bridge attack , though it is unclear whether the attackers had links to the group.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:50

The Conservative Party leader did not answer repeated questions on the cutbacks but said counter-terrorism budgets had been protected and police had the powers they needed. and got people to come into the bar and to go into toilets, hide under tables and hide in our cellar where we keep all our stock. "This was an attack on London and the United Kingdom , but it was also an attack on the free world".

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:57

Since Moon's May 10 inauguration, North Korea has test-fired three ballistic missiles in an apparent show of its resolve to expand its weapons arsenals to cope with what it calls US hostility. "Economical restrictions should be a kind of tool to invoke North Korea to a peaceful process of resolving the dispute and conflict, and not to once again deteriorate the economic solution in North Korea", he said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:09

It was a burning question the day after Trump announced that he had made a decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord. "I don't think we're going to change our ongoing efforts to reduce those emissions in the future", said Tillerson here before his meeting with visiting Brazilian counterpart Aloysio Nunes Ferreira.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:09

The lieutenant governor, Kim Guadagno, is the front-runner in the primary election on the Republican side, while Phil Murphy, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc executive who served as USA ambassador to Germany under former President Barack Obama, holds a solid lead in polling among the Democrats.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:49

Will turnabout be fair play for Mladenovic, when time comes? As a result, this year's tournament is guaranteed to produce a first-time victor. Kristina Mladenovic ensured France will have a woman in the quarterfinals for the first time since 1994 after dumping out 4th seed Muguruza 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:18

News Corp Australia understands the man was arrested, after a note was found on the Virgin Australia ATR turboprop, which can carry up to 68 passengers. A spokeswoman for Virgin Australia said "the aircraft has been cleared of any potential danger". 'The matter is now in the hands of the New South Wales police'.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:26

No group has claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attack yet. The ministry of public health officials said at least 80 people were killed and over 350 others were wounded in the attack. Video shot at the scene showed burning debris, crumbled walls and buildings, and destroyed cars, many with dead or injured people inside. A huge crater ripped into the ground at the site of the blast and shattered windows in houses more than a kilometre away were testament to the power of the ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:16

Petersburg - was the opening segment in the debut episode of "Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly ". Having reiterated that the classified intelligence agencies' reports on Moscow's alleged meddling in the United States presidential election contain no "direct proof", Putin said that officials in the USA "have been misled and they are not analyzing the information in its entirety".

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:36

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn accused Mrs May of trying to "protect the public on the cheap" by cutting 20,000 police officers, despite a Police Federation warning over public safety. The Prime Minister, who will chair another meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra this morning, said: "It is time to say enough is enough".

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:11

Collectively, these actors remain committed to the Paris accord . The bulk of the decisions which drive US climate action in the aggregate are made by cities, states, businesses and civil society. Earlier on Friday Baker - who didn't support Trump during last year's campaign and didn't vote for him - said he didn't think Trump's decision to withdraw from the agreement was the right thing for the country or the world.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:03

The two killers both lived in Barking, east London , while police are working to identify the third accomplice. One, 27-year-old Khuram Shazad Butt, was a British citizen born in Pakistan who had already been investigated by police and Britain's domestic spy agency MI5.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:21

Presidents have often invoked executive privilege , and they have mostly failed when challenged in court. President Trump will not invoke executive privilege to block the testimony of ousted FBI Director James Comey , the White House said Monday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:22

According to The Intercept , the classified May 5 intelligence report "is the most detailed US government account of Russian interference in the election that has yet come to light". Espionage Act charges carry a sentence of up to 10 years in prison , although conventional leak cases have typically resulted in prison terms of one to three years.

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:52

As the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) carried out the successful launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV MK III) a day before, Director of Space Application Centre (SAC) Tapan Misra said that no challenge was stressful till the people of the country help and support them.

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:34

Saturday night's rampage at a popular nightlife hub around London Bridge by men wearing fake suicide vests was the third deadly terror attack in Britain in less than three months and came only days before a general election. "We were all stuck!" said Marcia Rainford, a 58-year-old who said she was sealed into her building complex with her mother and two children. Khuram Shazad Butt, aged 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan, who was already known to police and Britain's domestic ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:53

Seven people were killed and 48 others were initially admitted to hospital. He had appeared in a documentary, " The Jihadis Next Door ", that aired on British television previous year. Leader of the main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, called on May to resign over cuts. May served as home secretary for six years before becoming prime minister last year, a period in which the number of police dropped by about 20,000 officers.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:33

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - President Donald Trump 's mysterious tweeted typo covfefe is coming soon to a license plate near you. Six hours later the president poked fun at the situation, tweeting, "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ".

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:03

As the United Kingdom election campaign resumed on Monday, Corbyn told a crowd in Carlisle, northern England, that Theresa May had cut police numbers during her time as Home Secretary, and repeated his pledge to recruit 10,000 new police officers, including armed officers.