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Culture Police arrest 12 over London attacks
Author: 0 Police arrest 12 over London attacks

The head of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, Gillian Merron, in a statement condemned the attack and praised the emergency services who came to the aid of the injured. The three attackers were later killed by the police. She said outside Downing Street that it was time to say "enough is enough" when it comes to tackling terrorism.

Author: 0 Ryan Giggs: 'Antoine Griezmann will still be on Manchester United radar'

The statement by Atletico Madrid further states that the decision not to rescind their transfer ban would lead to a huge disadvantage for the club as their rivals, Real Madrid can now sign players once the transfer window opens in July. These replacements could include the likes of Romelu Lukaku, Andrea Belotti, or Alvaro Morata. "I've had a year off for the first time in 25 years, got a chance to do different things and I've enjoyed it, but I've always said I want eventually to be a ...

Culture Sabzar Bhat killing: Restrictions continue in parts of Kashmir
Author: 0 Sabzar Bhat killing: Restrictions continue in parts of Kashmir

Kashmir, a Muslim-majority Himalayan region, is held by India and Pakistan in parts and claimed by both in full. The funeral of Bhat is set to take place on Sunday in Tral. Additional security forces had been deployed in the entire north Kashmir, to prevent any law and order problem. A civilian was also killed allegedly in cross-firing between militants and security forces during the encounter yesterday.

Author: 0 Police make 17th arrest in Manchester bombing investigation

A bomb-disposal team was called out and the vehicle was removed. The vehicle was found close to Banff Road, near an address counter-terrorism police believe Abedi visited in the days leading up to the attack. Grande will be joined by the Black Eyed Peas, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Coldplay and other stars at the charity event being held two weeks after the suicide bombing at Grande's performance in the city.

Author: 0 Jane Seymour devastated by Sir Roger Moore's death

He would have turned 90 in November: Roger Moore , British film star, died on Tuesday. "With the passing of Sir Roger Moore , the world has lost one of its great champions for children - and the entire Unicef family has lost a great friend", the United Nations agency's executive director Anthony Lake said.

Author: 0 Germany, China pledge to boost ties amid Trump concerns

World leaders are quickly filling the empty space President Donald Trump left behind, showing that with or without the USA, the fight to save our planet will go on. It may be pertinent to note here that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier pointed out that it would be "morally criminal" not to act on climate change.

Culture Man City target Virgil van Dijk 'almost there'
Author: 0 Man City target Virgil van Dijk 'almost there'

But he is now back in training, with the defender posting a video to Twitter on Friday night showing himself in action. Southampton are seemingly determined to shake off the tag of a selling club and as van Dijk is yet to demand a move, the Saints are ready to play hardball over their star man this summer.

Author: 0 Australia 'comfortable' with security following London attacks

British Transport Police said casualties were reported after an incident that may have involved a van and a knife attack, while the London Ambulance Service said it was sending multiple resources to the incident near London Bridge. Police said in a statement that the arrests were made Sunday morning in Barking by counterterrorism officers. Khan also said the official threat level remained at severe, meaning an attack is highly likely.

Author: 0 Woman-led film a wonderful thing

The movie tells the story of how Wonder Woman became who she is. If this woman were running for any office at all, she would have my vote, writes Kurt Loder. Wonder Woman has been banned in Lebanon , as part of their boycott of Israel. Chris Pine is also a surprisingly excellent male lead and the chemistry between him and Gadot is undeniable.

Author: 0 SA regrets US pulling out of Paris climate accord

But Britain did not sign a joint statement by the leaders of Germany, France and Italy, who said they regretted Trump's decision and insisted that the accord can not be renegotiated. Trump didn't name the source of that figure during his press conference, in which he announced the United States would withdraw from the landmark agreement to lower worldwide greenhouse gas emissions.

Author: 0 Gareth Bale expected to remain at Real Madrid, says Guillem Balague

At the age of 39 years and 126 days, the Italy global would have replaced compatriot Paolo Maldini as the oldest player to win the Champions League had Juventus become European champions for the first time since 1996. But goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo's second and substitute Marco Asensio rewarded an outstanding second-half effort from Real. Of course, Embiid wasn't only watching the UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday in Cardiff , Wales between Real Madrid and Juventus, he was ...

Author: 0 Trump U-Turns On Climate Change: Top Aide States POTUS Is A Believer

Haley said Trump believes the USA should take responsibility for changing climate . "Geopolitical shifts often happen over a scale of decades, but I feel the world has changed over the past few hours". Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron urged May to use whatever influence she has to urge Trump to reverse his decision. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday the United States will pursue unilateral efforts to curb greenhouse emissions, despite pulling out of the Paris ...

Culture Just eight minutes from first 999 calls to bring down attackers
Author: 0 Just eight minutes from first 999 calls to bring down attackers

At least six people were killed and three attackers were shot dead by police, Mark Rowley , Britain's top anti-terrorism officer, said . And he took an opportunity to defend his own resistance to gun control in the USA, saying: "Do you notice we are not having a gun debate right now?" In just a few minutes, a deadly rampage swept through a busy Saturday night in central London , killing seven, and injuring almost 50 others.

Author: 0 Theresa May condemns 'Islamist extremism' behind London attack

Prime Minister Theresa May said: "Our thoughts are with those who are caught up in these awful events". Armed police have responded to two "major police incidents" at London Bridge and Borough Market . Dr Miranda Fay Thomas, of Oxford's St Anne's College and London's The Globe Theatre, tweeted following the attacks, sharing her sympathies with the victims.

Author: 0 Emergency services praised for rapid response to terror attack

And on Sunday morning, Trump tweeted , "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people. If we don't get smart it will only get worse", he says. Three major London hospitals were placed on lockdown shortly after the incident. The Met are treating this as a terrorist incident and a full investigation is underway, led by the Met's Counter Terrorism Command .

Culture Cities, states, companies to ignore Trump, commit to Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 Cities, states, companies to ignore Trump, commit to Paris climate agreement

But what does it all mean? Mayors of various places in the United States took to Twitter to share their thoughts on this action and signed executive orders to continue following the Paris Agreement. Barbara Hendricks told reporters in Berlin that other countries will fill the leadership vacuum left by the USA but none will be expected to make up the shortfall in emissions reductions caused by Washington's exit.

Author: 0 Four French Citizens Injured In London Attacks

The latest violence come less than two weeks after a deadly terror attack outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22 people plus the attacker, and injured approximately 116 - included children and parents waiting to pick up their kids from the concert.

Author: 0 Public Opinion and Trump's Decision on the Paris Agreement

By leaving the Paris Agreement , Trump fulfilled his campaign promise, but had aroused discord both at home and overseas. Many countries have signed up to investment treaties that protect the rights of companies, allowing firms to sue a government in an ad hoc arbitration if they feel their rights have been abused, such as by a change in the legal basis on which their investment was made.

Author: 0 Weekend Box Office: 'Pirates' A Big Looter, 'Baywatch' A Big Loser

As a result, the movie has earned an estimated $333.2 million domestically, and an estimated $783.3 million worldwide so far - already more than its predecessor's total earnings ($773 million) at the end of its run. That's a rough start by most measures, and there's not much of an overseas box office to look at yet. Baywatch opens in NZ on June 1. The domestic total for three (really four) days is $ 62 million .

Author: 0 New Zealand man injured in London attacks

Seven people were killed and 48 injured when three terrorists drove into pedestrians on London Bridge before launching a knife rampage on Londoners enjoying a Saturday night out. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a statement that she learned with "sadness and dismay" of the attack. Earlier this week, the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate its ban on travellers from six mostly Muslim countries and refugees from anywhere in the world.

Author: 0 Southern rock pioneer Gregg Allman laid to rest in Macon, Georgia

Gregg Allman died May 27 at the age of 69 in Savannah , Georgia. Thousands of fans, shut out of the private funeral, lined the streets between the funeral home and Rose Hill Cemetery, where Allman was buried next to his brother Duane and late band member Berry Oakley.

Author: 0 Canadians in London urged to exercise caution in wake of terror attack

May called on worldwide communications companies to do more to block cyberspace to extremist groups who use it for recruitment and for encrypted information about plots. "The vehicle continued to drive from London Bridge to Borough Market". "We believe three people were involved, but we still have got some more inquiries to do to be 100 percent confident in that", assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said .

Author: 0 Regressive Politics: Trump Pulls Out of 'Unfair' Paris Agreement

Questions about the Trump administration's commitment to combating climate change resurfaced after the president announced earlier this week that the US would exit the Paris climate change agreement. However, the rest of the signatories pledged to defend the agreement and not to backtrack in the fight against climate change. De Blasio said he is committing to honor the goals of the Paris Accord "alongside mayors across the country" and "on behalf of the people of New York City".

Author: 0 Robbie Williams cries discussing Manchester terror attack

Robbie Williams dedicated Angels to the Manchester bombing victims, then was unable to sing, so we sang for him. He often made attempts to fill in the words but was too tearful to do so, as seen in a Twitter video captured by BBC Sports editor Stuart Rowson and Liverpool Echo deputy executive editor David Raven .

Author: 0 Rihanna heckles Kevin Durant, dabs on Golden State Warriors fan

But when you add that the playoffs seemed like it began a year and a half ago and you have to endure the constant daily prattling of loudmouth "hot take" artists either anointing guys like Steph Curry and LeBron James as either the G.O.A.T.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police investigate third terror attack in three months

Those around Borough Market spoke of the moments when the three men began entering venues around the area, attacking people with knives, as other members of the public sought to thwart them, by throwing bottles and chairs. It will only be defeated when we turn people's minds away from this violence - and make them understand that our values - pluralistic, British values - are superior to anything offered by the preachers and supporters of hate.

Author: 0 Officials urge Canadians in London to exercise caution after terror attacks

British Prime Minister Theresa May says authorities are treating two violent incidents in London as a "potential act of terrorism", in a statement to the Associated Press . The third terrorist attack to have occurred in the United Kingdom this year and the second in London , Saturday's attack will renew the debate around the safety of the capital in light of the increased terror threat.

Author: 0 May sees lead slip further, still set for majority - Opinium poll

May was accused of "broken promises" for going for an early election on June 8 after she had repeatedly said she would not, and for a U-turn on a key manifesto pledge on elderly social care. But she told a nurse who said her salary hasn't changed since 2009: "There isn't a magic money tree that we can shake that suddenly provides for everything that people want".

Author: 0 Praying for London: Ariana Grande reacts to terror attacks

Lily was bouncing off the walls. NEW YORK (AP) - Ariana Grande is scheduled to return to the stage Sunday in Manchester , England, for a concert to raise money for victims of a suicide bombing that struck at the end of her last show almost two weeks ago.

Author: 0 Three attacks in central London, at least one dead

Others hid behind tables and inside bathrooms or attempted to flee. As authorities searched for suspects, London's Metropolitan Police Service announced on Twitter officers also were responding to reports of stabbings in Borough Market - not far from the bridge.

Author: 0 Dwayne Johnson introduced 'Baywatch' castmates to 'butt glue'

There are a couple of decent action sequences and a nice running gag of insults directed at Efron's pretty-boy looks, but those are hardly reasons to make an entire movie, let alone one that's almost two hours long. Matt Goldberg of Collider wrote , "I've never seen Priyanka's TV series Quantico , but she owns the film every second she's on screen. It's fun.

Culture Police attend incident at Manchester service station
Author: 0 Police attend incident at Manchester service station

Bomb disposal experts were in Rusholme, and a 100-metre cordon was put in place after Greater Manchester police described the auto as "potentially significant" to its investigation. The concert, titled One Love Manchester, will be broadcast live. Greater Manchester Police said they had located the vehicle after tracking bomber Salman Abedi's movements in the days leading up to the May 22 attack on a concert by United States singer Ariana Grande.

Author: 0 Patty Jenkins Is Attached To Direct Wonder Woman 2

The OGN by Christopher Moeller isn't my favorite Wonder Woman story, but it is a very cinematic one. At first, Star Trek Beyond's Chris Pine had no interest in a role on Wonder Woman , but a meeting with Director Patty Jenkins changed his mind and he chose to take on the role of Steve Trevor.

Author: 0 General election 2017: May, Corbyn and their tiny charmed circles

After Theresa May had her credibility questioned by two very relevant questions from members of the public , it was the turn of Jermmy Corbyn to step into the firing line. The reputation of the United Kingdom polling industry has taken a beating in recent years - mistakenly predicting victories for Labour and the Remain campaign in 2015 and 2016.

Culture Why Atletico Madrid's transfer ban could be good news for Arsenal
Author: 0 Why Atletico Madrid's transfer ban could be good news for Arsenal

Atletico Madrid's transfer ban was upheld by the CAS today meaning they'll be desperate to hang on to their best player as they can't bring in any fresh talent during the summer transfer window . There is no doubt that he thought long and hard about a potential move to England, but one can hardly blame him for committing his future to Atletico after it was ruled they couldn't sign players until January 2018.

Author: 0 Political leaders react with horror to London terror attacks

Most recently, a bomb explosion had rocked the city of Manchester after the concert of United States singer Ariana Grande, where about 22 people had died and more than 60 injured. The opposition Labour Party has not yet announced its plans for Sunday. Less than two weeks ago, a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a pop concert by USA singer Ariana Grande in Manchester in northern England, and in March a man killed five people after driving into a crowd of pedestrians on Westminster Bridge ...

Culture Manchester bomber 'acted alone in lead-up to atrocity'
Author: 0 Manchester bomber 'acted alone in lead-up to atrocity'

Local councillors are reportedly doing "everything in their power" to stop the 23-year-old who killed 22 people last week at an Ariana Grande concert in his home city from being entombed there. The Manchester Evening News claimed that Abedi's remains were being kept at a morgue outside the Greater Manchester area. "We need the public's help in this".

Author: 0 London Mayor: Some injured in attack are in critical condition

Another witness called Eric told the BBC he had seen three men come out of the white van after hitting pedestrians and thought they were going to help. Prime Minister Theresa May's party said there will be no national campaigning Sunday. One picture (above) showed two suspected assailants, one with cannisters strapped to his body, on the ground.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande Says She Plans Benefit Concert In Manchester For Attack Victims

The suspect was later identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi . Eight men, aged between 18 and 38, have been arrested on suspicion of terror offences in relation to the attack. "The police will be the first to know", he said before Friday afternoon prayers. Authorities are chasing possible links between the bomber, Salman Abedi, and militants in Manchester, elsewhere in Europe, and in North Africa and the Middle East.

Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane establishes dynasty as Real Madrid make history again

During the second half of the match, which local club Juventus went on to lose 1-4 to Real Madrid , video cameras show a sudden rush in the middle of the crowd that caused a surge that flung people against barriers. It was the only high point for Juventus on a night when the Italian champion was outclassed in its quest for a first European title in 21 years. Although the first-half appeared the two teams were equally matched, the second half proved a different story as Juventus had no ...

Author: 0 Tributes paid as music and film worlds react to London attack

Similar attacks, in Berlin, Nice, Brussels and Paris, have been carried out by militants over the past two years. Nearby Underground stations Monument and London Bridge were put on lockdown and police dogs were seen patrolling the area.

Author: 0 Golden State among best teams I've seen, says LeBron

Warriors guard Stephen Curry finished the game with 28 point, 10 assists and six rebounds. "I don't know if they'll pack the paint... but I'll expect they'll make adjustments and do better in that department next game", Warriors interim coach Mike Brown said.

Author: 0 Gregg Allman Laid to Rest at Funeral

While the ceremony itself was private, hundreds of fans were allowed to overlook Rose Hill Cemetery and surrounding streets to pay their respects. Former U.S. He was also buried alongside former bandmate Berry Oakley, who died the following year in a separate motorcycle accident just blocks from Duane's fatal crash.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande Visits Fans In Manchester Hospital Before Her Benefit Concert

Numerous injured are recovering in a Manchester hospital and had the surprise of a lifetime when both Prince William and Ariana Grande showed up to visit on Friday, June 2. On Friday, Ariana spent the day visiting patients at the children's hospital that are taking care of victims of the bombing according to CNN . English pop group Take That, who couldn't perform at Manchester Arena due to the bombings, shall also be a part of the tribute concert.

Author: 0 Las Vegas celebrates National Donut Day

National Doughnut Day is Friday, June 2, and plenty of your favorite places are offering free doughnuts in celebration. Despite what some may think, National Doughnut Day actually has some historical significance. Stores will also offer a 25 percent discount to customers throughout the day on all items except furniture. Good on selected varieties. The Lehigh Valley is also home to a number of fantastic doughnut shops, which you can read about HERE.

Author: 0 Conservatives in humiliating 'dementia tax' U-turn after Google ad criticism

But in a move to stop the storm engulfing her election campaign, Mrs May assured fuming Tory candidates there will be a consultation on capping what older people have to pay for their care. "Nothing has changed, nothing has changed", she added, with a raised voice. That picture appeared to change after both the Conservatives and Labour set out their election pitches to voters last week , with a Survation poll published on Monday showing May's lead over Labour had halved to 9 ...

Author: 0 Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman in court

Defendants who plead no contest do not admit guilt but do not dispute the charges and are convicted. It lead to accusations of body shaming . In a statement issued after Ms Mathers' sentence, City Attorney Mike Feuer said the message was clear that " body shaming is not tolerated in the city of Los Angeles ".