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by | June 08, 2017 | 04:08

The Metropolitan police on Monday (June 6) identified two of the three knife-wielding terrorists, who were shot dead in the London Bridge terror attack on Saturday, as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . Corbyn has also faced fierce criticism for past sympathies with the Palestinian group Hamas, Lebanon's Hezbollah, and Sinn Fein, the political arm of the Irish Republican Army, a guerrilla group that waged a violent struggle to take Northern Ireland out of the UK.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:24

The video also shows the bodies of two people behind a desk, with blood stains on them. Islamic State said it was responsible, the first time the hardline Sunni Muslim militant group has claimed attacks in the tightly controlled Shi'ite Muslim country.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:21

Trump's comments came after Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and other Gulf states broke diplomatic relations with their smaller neighbor. President Donald Trump is offering to mediate the Qatar diplomatic crisis by hosting the feuding countries for a White House meeting.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:25

In his written testimony, Comey described a March 30 phone call where he said that Trump stressed "the cloud" of the Russian Federation investigations was "interfering with his ability to make deals for the country and said he hoped I could find a way to get out that he wasn't being investigated".

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:43

Comedian Rob Delaney, a resident of the United Kingdom, participated in a video endorsement for the Labour Party's YouTube encouraging voters to choose Corbyn because as an American citizen, Delaney can't vote. ComRes Chairman Andrew Hawkins said May was in the clear after securing the support of around 2 million voters - worth about six percentage points in the polls - who had backed the anti-EU UK Independence Party in Britain's last election in 2015 and have warmed to her tough stance on ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:29

Former U.S. Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper said in a speech to Australia's National Press Club: "Unfortunately, on a serious note, I am compelled to acknowledge the tragic loss of two Australian citizens in the mindless, heinous terrorist attack in London ".

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:30

FILE - In this March 8, 2003, file photo, Koreans and Korean-Americans wave the flags of the United States and South Korea in Los Angeles' Koreatown during a rally. A state assemblyman campaigning as a true progressive is up against a city official who distinguishes himself as " not a professional politician ", as the two Democrats contest a vacant US House seat in a special election in California tonight.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:46

Already in financial trouble due to waste and low oil prices, Kurdistan - like the rest of Iraq - relies on Baghdad for its share of the oil budget, giving the central government significant leverage. The regional presidency's statement said that "the political parties. agreed to resolve some of the outstanding political and economic issues prior to the date of the referendum".

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:46

Through the state-run Korean Central News Agency , an unidentified spokesman of the ministry said the decision will not only undermine global efforts to protect the environment , but will also potentially pose serious threats across other realms.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:19

Police said he is from east London , but he was not a "subject of interest" to police or the intelligence services. Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said: "I would urge anyone with information about these men, their movements in the days and hours before the attack and the places they frequented to come forward".

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:26

NY lawyer George T. Conway III, whose wife is White House aide Kellyanne Conway , wrote that online statements "may make some ppl feel better", but won't help win a Supreme Court majority. Neil Katyal, a Supreme Court lawyer, tweeted in response to Trump, "It's kind of odd to have the defendant in Hawaii v Trump acting as our co-counsel".

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:02

Rouhani in connection with the tragic consequences of the terrorist acts committed in Tehran ", the Kremlin said. "The State of Qatar has condemned and denounced the two attacks which took place in Iranian capital Tehran and left many people killed and injured", read the statement.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:07

The filing of criminal cases against the hotel-casino operator depends on the relatives of the victims, he said. The attack at Resorts World early Friday left 38 people dead , including Carlos, who set the casino tables on fire, resulting to the suffocation of those who mostly perished.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:41

All Qatar Airways' flights to the West were forced to change their route to fly through the airspace of Iran and Turkey, according to the websites of Flight Radar and Flight Aware, which monitor the flights, Efe news reported . The crisis pits United States allies against each other, disrupting trade, flights and business activity in one of the world's most strategically important regions.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:32

The man who attacked a French officer with a hammer outside of Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday has been identified as an Algerian student in his 40s. The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Since militants killed 130 people in 2015 in Paris , the country has been in a state of emergency . The surrounding area of Notre Dame was placed in lockdown following the attack with many inside the cathedral not being able to leave.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:17

Food imports are affected as Saudi Arabia closed its land border with Qatar , stranding thousands of trucks carrying supplies. Reports that Qatari officials paid hundreds of millions of dollars to Iran-backed groups in an April deal to free 26 of its citizens kidnapped in Iraq past year has also been an irritant in relations between Saudi Arabia and the UAE .

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:59

On Monday, five Arab states - Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the UAE, Bahrain and Yemen - abruptly cut diplomatic ties with Qatar , accusing it of supporting terrorism. Kuwaiti Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah on Wednesday set out for Dubai in hopes of containing an unprecedented diplomatic row between Qatar and a handful of other Arab states, according to the official Kuwait News Agency.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:09

Police said the suspects were in a gray Infinity sedan when they fired shots at a patrol auto and another vehicle near Central and Diversey avenues in the Belmont Central neighborhood shortly before midnight. Police say they were driving in a vehicle that was taken in a carjacking in Forest Park. The officers were placed on routine administrative duties for 30 days.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:16

The commander of US-led coalition forces said the fight for Raqqa would be "long and difficult" but would deliver a " decisive blow to the idea of ISIS as a physical caliphate". The city is about 90km from the border with Turkey. However, the USA views the PKK/PYD as its ally in the fight against ISIL in northern Syria. Thousands of civilians have fled the northern city as the SDF has closed in on it.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:35

The announcement was confirmed at a news conference held by chief of police Calvin Williams who said Loehmann will be terminated immediately, and the officer who drove the patrol auto, Frank Garmback , will be suspended for 10 days beginning Wednesday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:52

The Foreign Ministry said that another ship filled with relief supplies from India will arrive in Colombo on Sunday. Last May, a massive landslide killed more than 100 people in central Sri Lanka . Sri Lankan officials on Saturday, as reported by the media, said that more than 800 homes have also been damaged in the floods. India has offered more aid, including helicopters, to boost the relief operations, government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:53

After intensive searches and sweeps of the complete festival site by the police, there was no corroboration of any signs of acute danger. "The police gave the go-ahead". The rock festival's official Facebook page thanked fans for their "incredibly disciplined behaviour" and "exemplary cooperation". Organiser Marek Lieberberg said 86,000 people left the site within 15 minutes without incident.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:31

Police identified two of the London attackers on Monday (Jun 5) after Britain's third terror assault in less than three months, as Prime Minister Theresa May came under mounting pressure over security just days ahead of elections. "One witness said he saw a woman stabbed '10 or 15 times" by the men, who he said shouted, 'This is for Allah'. The Mirror reported that one of the three attackers was a Pakistani-origin man.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:12

According to Comey's prepared statement, Trump asked Comey multiple times to "get out" the fact that Trump was not actively under investigation by the FBI , a request Comey redirected to the then acting Deputy Attorney General. If Donald Trump wanted to turn the White House into a reality TV show, he certainly has succeeded. The meeting also addressed the unverified dossier published by Buzzfeed that contained salacious material regarding a Trump visit to Russian Federation.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:21

Referring to tweets from US President Donald Trump yesterday about the diplomatic crisis, the Minister said that during Trump's recent visit to the region, he and the Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani discussed the issue "that the funding of terrorism needs to be stopped by various countries".

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:57

Donald Trump said his visit to Saudi Arabia had already paid off. (Credit: SPA). His defence secretary, James Mattis, also spoke to his Qatari counterpart to express commitment to the Gulf region's security. Marri said one infant with Emirati citizenship was banned from leaving the UAE with his Qatari mother when she tried to fly to Doha to visit her family.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:16

But the NJC, in a statement through its Director of Information, Mr. Soji Oye, stated on Saturday that Justice Ademola should resume his judicial duties on the basis that the court had exonerated him of the charges preferred against him by the Federal Government.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:48

The other two attackers were Pakistan-born Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . The Met's statement confirmed that, unlike Redouane, Butt was known to police and to intelligence service MI5. Police said Tuesday he lived in east London and that his family has been notified, adding that he was not considered to be a "subject of interest" to either police or the intelligence services.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:52

Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim, along with Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa, Kauai County Mayor Bernard Carvalho and Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, signed a joint statement declaring the counties' support of the Paris agreement. "This is the height of egoism and moral vacuum seeking only their own well-being even at the cost of the entire planet and, at the same time, a short-sighted and silly decision ignorant of the fact that the protection of the global environment is in their own interests", ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:34

Abedi's body is now being kept in a morgue outside the city, the Manchester Evening News (MEN) reports, and has not been kept in proximity with the remains of his 22 victims. Officers were still trying to determine whether Abedi was part of a wider network , which could not be ruled out yet. He stressed the need to find a blue suitcase used by Abedi, seen in CCTV images released by police.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:23

Inquiries are ongoing to confirm the identity of their accomplice, according to a statement by the Metropolitan Police. Neighbors described Butt as an avid weightlifter. Repubblica said when he landed in January at Stansted after a 10-day visit in Bologna, his name was verified in the SIS system but he was allowed to go.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:19

There was already some controversy about the incorporation of LFTB into minced beef and prior to the ABC program, with McDonald's having already announced it would stop using the product after an episode of Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution TV show in 2011 also mentioned "pink slime".

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:37

Redouane was not known to the authorities, according to the police . More than 40 people were injured in the attack . "What happened?" he told Sky News . Suspected London Bridge attackers Khuram Shazad Butt , Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba . The announcement comes after 12 people were arrested in Barking on Sunday night following raids at a flat - believed to be the home of one of the attackers, reports the BBC .

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:52

The Metropolitan Police confirmed that they arrested 12 people in connection to the attack. In other comments, May and Johnson both defended Khan for his reassurances to Londoners after the attacks. Even prime minister Theresa May , whose Conservative government is now in an election battle with Khan's Labour, took the time on the campaign trail to give her backing to the mayor of London .

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:43

Police in California on Monday arrested two men for their connection to a December warehouse fire in the city of Oakland that killed 36 people. On December 2, as many as 100 people were at the Oakland warehouse for a concert and party when what authorities described as an "electrical fire" broke out just before midnight.