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by | June 06, 2017 | 12:02

But the mayor was talking about the stepped-up police presence in the city after the attack - not about the attack itself. MSM is working hard to sell it!"Trump tweeted ". A day after bombings in NY and New Jersey, Khan tells The London Standard that attacks are "part and parcel" of life in major cities. I stand with Mayor Khan when he says that "We will never let these cowards win and we will never be cowed by terrorism".

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:44

Gulf states have for years accused Qatar of supporting extremist groups, in particular the Muslim Brotherhood , the world's oldest Islamist organisation. Closing all transport links to Qatari land, all but Egypt gave Qatari visitors and their residents two weeks to leave the country. The news initially pushed Brent crude prices up as much as 1.6 percent as geopolitical fears rippled through the market.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:14

Schulte believes bounty hunters Fidel Garcia and Gabriel Bernal of Corpus Christi failed to follow basic law enforcement protocols created to protect civilians and themselves. Fugitive Recovery and Extradition, which had sought Hutchinson since March, also did not return a call Thursday. "They were dressed casual". Bernal and Garcia had apparently been notified in advance that Hutchinson would be at the dealership that day, as a woman identified only as his "girlfriend" was having a auto ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:55

Saudi Arabia closed its land border with Qatar , through which the tiny Gulf nation and worldwide travel hub imports most of its food, sparking a run on supermarkets. Qatar Airways does not break down revenue figures for the Gulf region. The issue is important because of his pledge to keep Egypt safe from militant violence and the fact that this violence continues, with Islamic State and groups the government links to the Brotherhood continuing to stage attacks.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:07

Pittsburgh mayor Bill Peduto's pithy reply aside - he nearly instantly tweeted back, "As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris Agreement for our people, our economy & future" - what Trump's speech failed to acknowledge was what the potential impact of scaling back green environmental research and technology could be on the American economy.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:22

Two of the three London attackers were identified as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane , who are both from Barking in east London , according to reports . "We've made a decision to come from our mosque as a community, to say that none of this that has happened resonates with what we understand as Islam, and that we are very sorry for what has happened", she said .

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:02

We will defeat you. The ACLU on Sunday wrote in reply to Trump's tweets , "Glad we both agree the ban is a ban", mocking Trump's earlier refusals to use that word. During a news conference on Monday, the mayor even said that some state visits were "welcome, some less so" - a possible reference to Mr Trump's expected trip to the UK.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:41

Then, on Monday, he combined another shot at Khan with criticism of the mainstream media, tweeting: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement". Khan was instead letting the population of London know that there would be an increased police presence and that it should not be a cause for alarm.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:45

And Putin denied that Russian Federation had any information on Trump to influence him. And though the program also featured stories from correspondents Cynthia McFadden and Harry Smith, there wasn't really the kind of blockbuster, stylistic storytelling you would expect from a program trying to challenge CBS' powerhouse Sunday newsmagazine, 60 Minutes .

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:54

The House Intelligence Committee asked intelligence agencies to reveal the redacted names of USA people and organizations in classified intelligence reports about Russian interference in the 2016 election 5 or 6 times previous year, according to the Post, citing current and former officials.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:44

Yemen's internationally backed government, which has lost the capital and large portions of the war-torn country, also cut relations with Qatar, as did the Maldives and one of conflict-ridden Libya's competing governments. The Gulf countries ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home to their peninsular nation, whose only land border is with Saudi Arabia.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:45

Qatar's foreign minister today called for dialogue and insisted ties to the USA would remain strong despite a diplomatic storm that has seen Saudi Arabia and others cut ties with Doha. After all, the Qatari diplomatic crisis bears several risks, among them a high chance of the US having no access to its Qatari military base - something that could significantly complicate America's efforts to fight extremists in the region .

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:16

The France worldwide has rated his chances of moving at "six out of ten" and restated his desire to win trophies at Atletico after winning the club's player of the season award. "I suppose the argument would be, if you're a United supporter getting to a cup final, it doesn't really matter how you play, as long as you end up coming home with the cup".

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:53

In another act of bravery, a British Transport Police officer tried to take on the London Bridge jihadis only armed with his baton before they stabbed him and he was rushed to hospital . A memorial is planned for 6 p.m. (1 p.m. ET) local time Monday in the capital's Potters Field Park, as the city continues to digest its second attack in two months.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:15

Trump tells The New York Times that Khan could be allowed to enter the United States. Trump issued his initial travel ban by executive order in January, but that measure - which banned entry to nationals from seven countries for 90 days and suspended the nation's refugee program for 120 days - was quickly halted by the courts.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:37

London's Metropolitan Police said they will release the identities of the attackers "as soon as operationally possible". "There's an election on Thursday, that's the chance", he said, citing an "appalling" cut in police staffing levels. They did not look right. Some 20,000 other suspects, however, are on the periphery, according to the sources. The campaign was suspended for several days last month when a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a concert by USA pop singer Ariana Grande in ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:10

A star-studded lineup of Grande, Miley Cyrus , Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Katy Perry , Take That and Marcus Mumford, among others, all performed for free on Sunday at Old Trafford cricket ground. "I had posed for a picture with these two young girls who were with their mum, and they asked if I'd like to dance", he told the Daily Mail . The organizers said that £2 million ($2.9 million) was raised for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund during the live broadcast.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:16

Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Egypt and the United Arab Emirates made the coordinated move Monday, as leaders announced they would cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, home to a major US military base used for the air campaign against the Islamic State militant group ( ISIS ) and set to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup .

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:17

However, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick told Sky News on Monday that with thousands of people prepared to carry out "low tech" attacks, resources and strategy should be reviewed. The Labour leader said: "I have not changed my mind on shoot-to-kill". Mr Corbyn also hit back at Mrs May's claims that Labour were arguing for police cuts of 10% in 2015, pointing out that the Government only protected budgets, which is in itself disputed, after Opposition and public pressure.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:20

The global agreement, reached past year by 195 countries, aims to reduce the greenhouse gases emissions that are driving climate change . Scientists anticipate climate change could push the Earth to risky temperatures much sooner with USA retreat from the pledge because the country burns so much energy.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:12

The man, arrested on May 23, has been released without charge. Police investigating the Manchester bombing have arrested an 18th person. 12 men are still in custody for questioning. The paper reported that those operatives were from Katibat al-Battar al-Libi, a core ISIS unit that attracted a number of French and Belgian foreign fighters and carried out terror attacks in Europe when it moved to Libya from Syria.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:18

According to Conway, the media would be better off discussing what President Trump does as president, and not what he tweets about. George Conway is a lawyer who last week withdrew from contention for a senior Justice Department post; his wife was Trump's 2016 campaign manager before joining him in the White House as a senior adviser who is one of Trump's most vigorous defenders.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:24

An Indian navy ship carrying medical teams and emergency relief supplies has arrived in response to a Sri Lankan government plea for help. As catastrophic landslides and floods hit parts of Sri Lanka , Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed concerned departments to provide all necessary assistance to the country in its flood relief operations.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:43

We will never change the way we live". British Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain had to be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism, declaring: "It is time to say enough is enough". While Syria and Iraq might be a long way from western Sydney, electronically they were closer than ever, he said. Two Australians and a New Zealander were wounded in a deadly attack by militants in London on Saturday, and a third Australian was also affected, authorities and media in both countries ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:46

The world is already laughing at this administration, if it had said it was ditching the accord because thousands of scientists are fake news, the hopes of ever being taken seriously would be slim to nil. Trump, who had campaigned in the 2016 election promising to pull out from it, said. "There is no question it helps Trump with his base", Republican pollster Glen Bolger said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:21

Orlando law enforcement said the man was a "disgruntled employee" who had been fired in April. Police had responded to a battery complaint against Neumann at Fiamma in 2014. No charges were filed at that time. Police are not searching for an active shooter, the station says. He roamed the building and reloaded his gun at least once, singling out his victims, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:03

Redouane, 30, had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. Khan's full remarks suggest he was referring to the larger police footprint, rather than any credible intelligence of future attacks . Other attacks have been committed without direct ISIS involvement by terrorists who are sympathizers of the radical group. She said the same ideology was behind the May 22 suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead, and the Westminster Bridge attack in March, which killed five.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:50

The Indian Navy's relief work in Sri Lanka' s flood affected areas has been going on in full swing and the Indian Navy was seen distributing relief material to the victims of the catastrophe. Just over 1,300 houses were completely destroyed in landslides, while almost 7,000 suffered structural damage, according to official figures. Officials said deaths were reported from the western coastal district of Kalutara, the central southern district of Ratnapura and the southern district of ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:09

According to the investigation , which was overseen by Air Force Brig. ISIS snipers fire down on advancing Iraqi troops from bedrooms, perched on rooftops, and from the minarets of mosques. In the western Mosul , there are signs everywhere of the cost of taking out ISIS. Isler said that the US -led coalition had adjusted its tactics and procedures to prevent a repeat of the episode.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:14

Khuram Shazad Butt , left, and Rachid Redouane . Khuram Shazad Butt , aged 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan, who was already known to police and Britain's domestic spy agency MI5, London's police force said. "We would like to thank all the members of the services who did their utmost to serve and protect the population of London from these deranged and deluded individuals", she said .

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:32

Although Qatar is a relatively small oil producer, other OPEC states could see such an action as a reason to stop restraining their own output, traders said. The row between Gulf states is a fresh challenge for the region's airlines at a time when U.S. President Donald Trump is trying to restrict the travel of passengers to the United States from some Muslim-majority countries.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:47

The coordinated move dramatically escalates a dispute over Qatar's support of the Muslim Brotherhood, the world's oldest movement, and adds accusations that Doha even backs the agenda of Iran. A sudden diplomatic crisis broke out in the Persian Gulf on June 5, as a coalition of countries moved to isolate Qatar, the tiny oil and gas-rich emirate.

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.