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by | June 07, 2017 | 21:11

Saturday night in the United Kingdom, three men wearing what were later found to be fake suicide vests drove a van into crowds on London Bridge , then exited the van at Borough Market and began to stab people with blades, killing seven and injuring at least 48.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:10

Iranian media earlier reported a shooting inside the parliament building that wounded a security guard, without providing further details. Parliament was in session as the attacks unfolded and members were keen to show they were undeterred, continuing with regular business.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:47

White House spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that she was not aware of the president's tweets being vetted by lawyers before being blasted out to the world. So by letting the whole world know he thinks his original, religion-specific executive order reflected what he wants and the country needs, Trump's tweets will nearly certainly supply new evidence to his opponents in court.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:25

Reports suggest ISIS have claimed responsibility for the via the Amaq news agency. It said a security guard was killed and that one of the attackers was killed by security guards. Iranian media earlier reported a shooting inside the parliament building - however, the situation is now under control, an official told state media.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:10

The event took place at the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground . The concert raised money for victims and those injured in the suicide bombing that struck at Grande's May 22 show. And that total is expected to rise after all the proceeds from Sunday's star-studded One Love Manchester concert are counted. Touching scenes were witnessed moments before the concert, as some of the victims of the May 22 bomb blast outside the Manchester Arena were applauded and cheered as they ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:30

Italy has expelled more than 40 people in the past two years who were suspected of extremist activities but for whom there was insufficient evidence to bring formal charges. "However, there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritized accordingly", they said.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:22

Butt, 27, embraced radical Islam during his time in London and was once filmed in a documentary called " The Jihadis Next Door ". But Italy's Corriere della Sera reported that Zaghba had been stopped at Bologna airport in 2016 when trying to fly to Syria via Turkey, and that Italian authorities had identified him as a potential "foreign fighter" and tipped off Britain about his movements.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:18

Sessions announced his recusal shortly after he became attorney general and a day after The Washington Post revealed that he had twice met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the campaign and did not disclose that fact to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his January confirmation hearing.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:53

Corbyn has also criticized Conservative cuts to police budgets that saw the number of officers nationwide fall by almost 20,000 between 2010 and 2016 - years when May, as home secretary, was in charge of policing.Stephen Hawking, considered by many to be one of the smartest people alive, has said that he will be voting for the Labour Party in the U.K.'s general election on Thursday.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:06

On Thursday, under oath, he is expected to be grilled on his interactions with Trump, including allegations that the president improperly pressured him to shutter the F.B.I.'s investigation into former national security adviser Mike Flynn .

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:29

The attack has been carried out by three gunmen, who are still inside the parliament building. Two attackers arrested in surrounding areas of Imam Khomeini mausoleum. Wednesday's twin strikes are the fourth major terror attack worldwide claimed by the group in recent weeks. The news agency reported that a second attacker is now surrounded by security officers.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:39

The storm system is likely to intensify further as it moves in a northerly direction and make landfall in Chittagong and Cox's Bazar on Tuesday morning, it said. Shamsul Alam, a Rohingya community leader, said nearly all the 10,000 thatched huts in the Balukhali and Kutupalong camps had been destroyed in the storm.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:42

Since November, the USA -backed troops have been attempting to isolate the city in preparation for the start of the operation to actually take control of it. The U.S. -led coalition supports the SDF by providing equipment, training, intelligence and logistics support, airstrikes and battlefield advice. Elsewhere in Syria, at least 11 people were killed and 16 others wounded in government air raids on the southern Deraa province, the Observatory said.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:53

The US Embassy in London tweets support for Mayor Khan's words and actions. After some further heckling, she went further. Referring to Trump's tweet criticising London Mayor Sadiq Khan , Hilary said , "It's a time for steady, determined leadership - like we are seeing from local authorities in London , including the Mayor of London .

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:55

Even Constand's allegations came a year after the assault allegedly happened, which she said was because she felt insecure about reporting Cosby. Cosby told her the pills would help her relax, take the edge off. "I began to slur my words and I also told Mr. Cosby that I had trouble seeing him, that I could see two of him". Cosby was not charged with any crimes at the time of Constand's original allegations, but he did settle a civil suit with her out of court in 2006.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:45

We are increasing the number of armed police officers. " No reason to be alarmed ", he wrote on Twitter . Mr Khan led a vigil at Potters Fields Park paying tribute to the victims of the attack . White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the idea was "utterly ridiculous" and denied Trump had taken Khan's words out of context. The billionaire property developer's sons Donald Trump Jnr and Eric Trump have now rallied behind their father's barbed attacks on London's first ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:14

Iran has suffered from terrorist attacks in the past, but rarely in the cities or the capital. Tehran has been rocked by twin attacks . Fars news agency says that ISIS has claimed responsibility for today's terror attacks in Tehran .

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:02

Australia will look to improve their performance from the opening match when they take on Bangladesh in a must-win Group A contest at The Oval here on Monday . The fun-loving South Australia leg-spinner, who has been working with Shane Warne since arriving in the United Kingdom, showed his quality with two wickets against Bangladesh in Monday's frustrating wash-out at The Oval .

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:01

Australian police have said they are treating a deadly shooting and siege in Melbourne as a terrorist incident, after the self-styled Islamic State terrorist group said it was behind the attack. The Victorian Supreme Court was told during that case that Khayre had been a worshiper at a Melbourne mosque and at a nearby prayer hall regarded by police as an "incubator" of extremist ideology.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:41

The claim was carried by the IS-run Aamaq news agency and circulated among the group's followers over social media. The Sunni extremist group is at war with Iranian-backed groups in Syria and Iran and views Iran's Shiite majority as apostates deserving of death.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:53

In a statement published Tuesday on Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and attributed to a Foreign Ministry spokesperson who wasn't named, the isolated country warned that " global warming is one of the gravest challenges humankind is facing today" and praised the Paris accord for its attempt to stop it.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:46

Shinzo Abe said his country will join the United States in taking concrete action against North Korea , following their latest ballistic missile test . We continue to monitor North Korea's actions closely, " the statement continued. The White House said President Donald Trump had been briefed on the launch.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:33

Mizan Online, an Iranian state-run news website, said 12 people were killed and 42 injured in the two attacks. Four armed assailants, dressed as women, attacked the parliament building in the morning. Three of the assailants shot tens of rounds at the people visiting the shrine, while the fourth one detonated himself in a suicide attack in front of a police station opposite the shrine.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:31

The assailants drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge, before descending into the nearby Borough Market where they stabbed people out for the night in the bars and restaurants. Borough Market, a popular gathering place, remains closed as more evidence is gathered. Zaghba was first identified earlier on Tuesday by Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera , which claimed that Italian intelligence services had informed British and Moroccan authorities that they believed him to be unsafe.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:53

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the incident - the fourth deadly attack targeting Christians since December previous year when a suicide bomber struck a chapel next to St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo , killing 29 people.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:21

That approach was epitomized by President George W. Bush's approach to Saudi Arabia after the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Such is the escalation in the war of words that the president of a US-based Saudi lobbyist group in Washington even went so far as to warn the Emir of Qatar that he could share the same fate as Egypt's popularly elected President Mohamed Morsi, who was toppled and imprisoned in 2013.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:59

Coalition forces have been at the At Tanf de-confliction zone, an area with a radius of about 55 kilometers, for several months. At least 17 pro-Syria militants were killed in southeast Syria by US-led anti-ISIS coalition airstrikes, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:49

There, four attackers, including a suicide bomber, killed a security guard and wounded four other people. Gunmen in Tehran opened fire inside Iran's parliament building and near a shrine devoted to Ayatollah Khomeini on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and injuring another 43, according to Iranian officials.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:58

One of the attackers, Butt, had appeared in a documentary " The Jihadis Next Door " and was known to investigators but police said he was not believed to be plotting an attack. Nor was there any intelligence to suggest a plot to attack. At present, it is still engaged in investigations into the Manchester bombing as well as the London attacks.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:17

It's him speaking directly to the people, without any filters like prepared text, media commentary or even staff input. " It's not policy , it's not an executive order". In his latest barrage of Twitter comments this week, he quoted London's Muslim mayor out of context and then assailed him for his response to the deadly attacks in the British capital.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:50

Pressed on his voting record, Mr Johnson told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Of course there are measures that I have not supported myself but the vast majority of measures that have come before the House of Commons I have supported". According to industry data based on the increase in betting around the 2015 election and last year's Brexit referendum, betting on political events is rising by almost 10% year-on-year.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:59

Qatar , the world's biggest liquefied natural gas exporter, denies it sponsors terrorism. "In spite of restriction (s) imposed on the network, Al-Jazeera will continue to cover the news and current affairs from the region and beyond (in a) balanced objective manner".

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:24

Trump told NBC News that he fired Comey in part because of the Russian Federation probe and Comey, in a memo about a private talk, said Trump pressured him to drop his investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. But sources say the frustration runs both ways, prompting the resignation offer from Sessions. "The attorney general is a pillar of this administration and the president - he's always going to have a disappointment here and there with anyone who works for him".

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:59

Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal. United States Steel's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -6.83%. The stock inclined 5.10% last month and is up 39.11 this year. On November 14 the stock rating was upgraded from "Equal-weight" to "Overweight" with a current price target of $46.00 in a report from Morgan Stanley.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:16

Qatar is a key US ally in the fight against the Islamic State group and the USA military base in the country is one of the largest in the Middle East . The single land border between Qatar and Saudi Arabia is now open/operational but this could close at any time. Qatar denied the allegations, with a Foreign Ministry statement describing them as " baseless " on Monday.