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Author: 0 India's prime minister condemns London attacks

Three attackers, wearing hoax explosive vests, were shot and killed by police. "We are aware of many Australians who are in the vicinity of the attack". The attack came just five days ahead of a general election and just minutes after the end of the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Juventus in an area teeming with bars where many fans were watching the football on television.

Author: 0 United Kingdom vote looms, Tories confuse tax issue

A party spokesperson called the charges "unfounded", but with under a week to go before the United Kingdom votes, this is yet another headache for Mrs May. Ben Lauderdale, who helped to create YouGov's projection system, said: "None of us are stupid, none of us are insane, we all may be wrong in the end or some of us may be wrong, but it's just a hard problem".

Global Attackers plough van into London crowd and stab revellers, kill seven
Author: 0 Attackers plough van into London crowd and stab revellers, kill seven

Over 80 medics were dispatched to the scenes and 48 casualties are being treated in five hospitals across London . They then emerged and attacked some of the people they had hit with the van before heading to Borough Market, where the pubs and restaurants were packed with Saturday night crowds, including many watching the Champions League final between Juventus and Real Madrid in Cardiff.

Author: 0 Gov't more convinced ISIS backing Maute

Government security forces said Saturday they have rescued 181 more residents who had been trapped in Marawi City since fighting broke out with extremist gunmen Tuesday last week. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday expressed concern on the safety of around 50,000 children affected in the clash between the government forces and militants in Marawi city .

Author: 0 London attack: Six killed in vehicle and stabbing incidents

Eyewitnesses told BBC home affairs correspondent Tom Symonds they saw people getting out of the van after the attack on the bridge and running towards Borough Market. "We are reviewing and planning to strengthen our policing stance across London over the forthcoming days, and there will be additional police and officers deployed across the Capital".

Author: 0 TPP: Trans-Pacific Partnership to continue without United States

South Korea should give a boost to the Japan-led Pacific trade deal as Seoul needs to support fair and free trade, a local expert said Monday. "Ministers and vice ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore , and Vietnam met today to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership", they said in a joint statement .

Author: 0 World vows to defend pact

As renewable energy becomes easier to use and cheaper, some experts are predicting that emissions levels in the USA will fall sharply enough to meet our Paris Agreement commitments-even without regulations or commitments forcing us to do so.

Author: 0 OMB Director Mulvaney: 'Republicans care about poor people'

Almost $7 billion of that cut would come from the National Institutes of Health, according to budget documents. And he ignored the fact that the budget double-counts major savings from tax reform the budget predicts will occur. South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford told White House budget director Mick Mulvaney that Trump's budget "presumes a Goldilocks economy" that never goes into recession.

Author: 0 California, Other States Vow to Lead as Trump Exits Climate Pact

The treaty was signed by former President Barack Obama and the leaders of approximately 190 other countries in November 2015. His remarks were retweeted more than 140,000 times and "liked" by more than a quarter of a million users, according to Twitter figures as of Friday afternoon.

Author: 0 Spicer's Short Press Briefings Result of Increasing Frustrations With Press Corps

Jason Greenblatt, the White House adviser on global negotiations, told the Times that Kushner has helped shape policy options on the topic of the Middle East. #Covfefe zoomed to the top of Twitter's trending topics. Jokes about Spicer's response to Trump's "covfefe" tweet abounded on social media, all revolving around the basic principle that Spicer would somehow defend the tweet by claiming that its meaning should have been obvious.

Author: 0 London Bridge attacks: What We Know So Far

Seven people were killed in the attack, and at least 48 were taken to hospital, the Metropolitan police said . "Following updates from police and security officials, I can confirm that the awful incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism ", she said.

Author: 0 Trump Climate Decision Could Affect FDI, Lead to Litigation, Says UN

Merkel spoke with Trump by telephone about the decision Thursday, then issued a three-minute statement Friday in Berlin that was broadcast live by German television stations. According to the IFHR's website, plans call for the canal to cut through the main fresh water reserve for Central America, Lake Nicaragua, which provides water for 80,000 people and a home for 40 species of fish.

Author: 0 Trump points to travel ban after reports of London attacks

Witnesses on London Bridge reported seeing a van mounting the pavement and hitting pedestrians and a man with a knife running. Police said they fired shots after reports of stabbings in the nearby Borough Market area, and that they were also responding to an incident in the Vauxhall area further west, but gave no immediate details.

Global American bishops decry Trump's decision on climate change
Author: 0 American bishops decry Trump's decision on climate change

While Mr Trump said the United States would be willing to rejoin the accord if it could obtain more favourable terms, the three European leaders said the agreement cannot be renegotiated, "since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economics".

Author: 0 First Minister's drops in on local voters

Speaking this morning, she ruled out a formal coalition but said her party would support policies on an "issue-by-issue" basis. The ex-prime minister and his former chancellor reunited to pen letters to nearly 100,000 Scots in constituencies where Labour believes it can oust the SNP, calling on them to help prevent "another divisive referendum" on independence.

Author: 0 1 civilian killed by sniper, 181 others rescued in Marawi

Lorenzana, also the martial law administrator in Mindanao, said soldiers were also having a hard time dealing with Maute terrorists hiding in mosques. They killed civilians, even their fellow Maranao who can not recite the prayer or even the Shahada, with even one wrong word. Right now, dela Rosa said they are still busy clearing Marawi City with the remaining Maute gunmen.

Author: 0 Americans: GOP health care bill will cost them

Of the 54 percent who said this, 4 percent believe that the law fulfills all of Trump's promises, 10 percent believe it fulfills most of his promises, and 40 percent believe it fulfills at least some of his promises. House, misses the mark on all fronts. Drilling down to Republicans, only 30 percent said the bill delivered on all or most of Trump's health care promises.

Author: 0 Putin Compares Claims Of US Election Interference To Anti-Semitism

Someone needs to give you a pill or something!" President Vladimir Putin on Friday ridiculed allegations of Russian meddling in United States elections, accusing the Democrats of trying to shift blame for their defeat and likening the accusations against Russia to anti-Semitism.

Global Russia speaks out against threat of North Korea's nuclear plans
Author: 0 Russia speaks out against threat of North Korea's nuclear plans

Syring's agency sounded a note of caution. Tuesday's test was a critical milestone for a program that has been hampered by setbacks over the years, he said . The "kill vehicle" carries no explosives, either in testing or in actual combat. The test was planned amid what are regarded as provocations by North Korea, which, as of last week, has carried out three missile tests in three weeks.

Author: 0 Concert for Manchester victims to be held tonight

All proceeds from the gig, which will take place at Manchester's Old Trafford Cricket Ground, will be donated to the victims and the families affected by the Manchester attack on May 22. A charity testimonial for Manchester United player Michael Carrick is due to take place at Old Trafford football ground this afternoon. Her manager Scooter Braun has said the One Love Manchester concert now has a "greater purpose" following the attack, and that all the acts involved are showing ...

Author: 0 Vanity Fair previews Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Since then, Leibovitz has taken portraits of Star Wars actors for every movie since then, including " The Force Awakens ". That's courtesy of today's Vanity Fair cover story , in which a load of delicious morsels about the next Star Wars film were revealed .

Author: 0 Trump's Decision on Climate Strongly Criticized in France

Tech giants Apple, HP, Intel, IBM and Amazon all released statements saying they believed climate change was real and they supported the agreement. Instead, Trump sided with conservatives and his pro-fossil-fuel energy policy. In fact, 14 days of carbon emissions from China alone would wipe out the gains from America's expected reductions in the year 2030. That was done in the absence of the Paris agreement,"said Tillerson".

Author: 0 Climate action continues despite U.S. withdrawal: COP22 President

Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate agreement means that America will likely do very little to ensure that its emission levels are limited. can not complete its withdrawal until just weeks after the United States presidential election in 2020. "Despite this decision, climate action remains undeniable and irreversible".

Author: 0 Violence incidents kill 2 in London

May called the "terrible" events in London a " potential act of terrorism ". A massive manhunt was launched after the incident. Among those injured was a British Transport Police officer, authorities said. London's river Thames police said it was working with the lifeboat rescue service to help evacuate people caught up in the attack, described by police as a terrorist incident.

Author: 0 Bernie Sanders 'impressed' by United Kingdom candidate Jeremy Corbyn

Ben Lauderdale, who helped to create YouGov's projection system, said: "None of us are stupid, none of us are insane, we all may be wrong in the end or some of us may be wrong, but it's just a hard problem". Their lead over Labour soared to 50 points among older voters. "The mask has finally slipped", John McDonnell , a lawmaker who would be finance minister if Labour win the election, said in a statement.

Global France scoffs at U.S., modifies White House climate video
Author: 0 France scoffs at U.S., modifies White House climate video

The decision by President Donald Trump to exit the climate accord reverberated around the world. "For Indians, environmental protection is a profession of faith because we learn it in the vedas (ancient Hindu scriptures)", he said. Petersburg Declaration carefully, to understand this relationship, and see how we move forward. An enthusiastic Modi said the French centrist's election had "encouraged the whole world".

Author: 0 Theresa May approval rating sinks as United Kingdom election race tightens

Young people are struggling to pay for university and are in debt when they leave. It was clearly meant to win a large majority by exploiting Labour's weak position, and thus steamroll opposition to her vision of Brexit . "You are refusing to take part in debates, refusing to answer people's questions, refusing to talk to Jeremy Corbyn". "You'd have Diane Abbott who can't add up sitting around the cabinet table, John McDonnell who's a Marxist, Nicola Sturgeon who wants to break our ...

Global Turkey condemns United States over 'aggressive' acts against its bodyguards in DC brawl
Author: 0 Turkey condemns United States over 'aggressive' acts against its bodyguards in DC brawl

In response, Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the USA ambassador to Turkey in protest against the "aggressive and unprofessional actions" of American security personnel towards the foreign minister's protection team. The State Department also said two members of the Turkish security detail were briefly detained during the altercations. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert , who confirmed that Bass was summoned, said the department "raised its concerns about those ...

Author: 0 North Korea a 'clear and present danger', US defence secretary warns

But while the United States and Australia hope China can persuade North Korea to dump its missile program, they remain concerned by Beijing's construction of artificial islands in the South China Sea . Russia chose to support the measure despite Kremlin anger over Washington's move to impose USA sanctions on two Russian firms that do business with North Korea.

Author: 0 Christy Clark to Recall Legislature, Expects to Be Defeated

Green caucus and a B.C. New Democrat government", said Weaver. "Whatever has been said about promises for support for four years, that's a hard promise to maintain when you've got such a close division in the (legislature.) I don't think we've ever seen anything like this, certainly not in Canadian history".

Global ACP decries withdrawal from climate agreement
Author: 0 ACP decries withdrawal from climate agreement

China is finding willing partners not just in the developing world, but also in the West. "In order to fulfil my solemn duty to protect America and its citizens, the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, but begin negotiations to re-enter either the Paris Accord or a really entirely new transaction on terms that are fair to the United States, its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers".

Author: 0 Corbyn cuts Tories' poll lead again

He vowed to ensure that work pays, as well as to give people a sense of pride and goal, stressing the importance of creating a vibrant local economy in all parts of the country. "For Britain to succeed after Brexit, we need to make the most of every talent and ensure no person or community is left behind". The party also repeated plans to create 3 million apprenticeships and to set up new technology institutes "in every major city in England ".

Global May calls London attacks as potential act of terrorism
Author: 0 May calls London attacks as potential act of terrorism

May said: "It's time to say enough is enough". The attack had harrowing echoes of the one on London's Westminster Bridge when 52-year-old British Muslim convert Khalid Masood rammed his vehicle into pedestrians before crashing into the barriers surrounding parliament and then stabbing a police officer to death.

Global London terror attack: What we know about 'terrorist incident' so far
Author: 0 London terror attack: What we know about 'terrorist incident' so far

A van driven by a man travelling at about "50 miles an hour" rammed into people, BBC reporter Holly Jones, who was present there at the time of the incident, said . Other witnesses reported seeing as many as three attackers with knives. He said: "I was going, 'Everybody, run - they're terrorists! terrorists! they're killing everybody!' and they're going, 'This is for Allah , ' and they're just running around".

Global UK PM Theresa May calls London attacks as 'potential act of terrorism'
Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May calls London attacks as 'potential act of terrorism'

Police were called at around 10.08pm yesterday to reports of a vehicle striking pedestrians on London Bridge. Gunfire and stabbings at Borough Market have also been confirmed by police. More recently, a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a music concert by US pop singer Ariana Grande in Manchester on May 22. "I'd say there are about four severely injured people".

Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee issues subpoenas in Russian Federation probe

A senior Republican staffer on the committee said Nunes signed the subpoenas for Flynn , Cohen and their companies , which were requested by Conaway and Schiff. The person close to Flynn said that the former national security adviser wants to cooperate with the congressional investigation as long as doing so doesn't violate his constitutional rights.

Author: 0 UK PM May's election lead narrowing, 6th poll since Manchester attack shows

Whilst at times that debate was loud and did feature a lot of the usual arguments, all parties did seem to put their points and put them across in a way they had intended, if slightly louder than they had expected, however each of the leaders did make a point of saying that Theresa May had not bothered to turn up! An ICM poll for the Guardian showed May with a 12-point lead - enough for a big majority of around 100 but down two points from last week and a far cry from the record 22-point ...

Global Londoners offer cups of tea to those affected by terror attacks
Author: 0 Londoners offer cups of tea to those affected by terror attacks

Horrified witnesses have told how they tried to use bar stools and glasses to fend off attackers as they stabbed bystanders in London's latest terrorist incidents. LONDON has been rocked by more violent incidents, after a white van ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge . He said they saw a metal chair being thrown towards the man.

Author: 0 US hackers could be behind US presidential campaign leaks: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has yet again proved he's willing to say even the most outlandish things to convince people that his government played no part in influencing the 2016 US election. "She thinks", Putin exclaimed, noting the issue required certainty. "Should we not talk about improving tensions?" Earlier this week, Putin seemingly cracked open the door, saying it's possible " patriotically minded " Russians could - on their own - carry out cyberattacks on the upcoming German ...

Author: 0 May's Conservatives send new mixed message on tax as election nears

Mr Johnson told the Press Association: "I thought it was really spine-chilling to hear Jeremy Corbyn announce that all Labour's support for our nuclear deterrent, all Labour's support for our Armed Forces was completely meaningless because when it came to the business of defending this country he wouldn't do it".

Author: 0 At least two French citizens injured in London attack - French President's Office

They then began attacking people on the bridge with knives before making their way to Borough Market . Police say three of the attackers were shot and killed by officers at the market. Reuters is reporting that a person who was on London Bridge after an incident on Saturday told a Reuters reporter that she saw three people who appeared to have their throats cut.

Global London Police Respond To Multiple Terror Attacks
Author: 0 London Police Respond To Multiple Terror Attacks

Met Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley has confirmed that six people have been killed in the attack on London Bridge and Borough Market . Borough Market, a popular destination for food-lovers, is packed with gourmet restaurants and old fashioned pubs centered around a vibrant food market to the south of London Bridge, right next to the River Thames and in the shadow of the UK's tallest building, the Shard.

Author: 0 France 'corrects' White House video on Paris accord

In Brussels, European and Chinese leaders, who were meeting for an annual summit, prepared a statement in staunch support of the accord, which two years ago brought the world together in a bid to keep global temperature increases below 2C.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin likens USA election allegations to anti-Semitism

Putin wrapped up his initial response to Trump's exit from the Paris agreement with the English phrase " Don't worry, be happy ". Putin scoffed that "even children could hack an election", and complained that anti-Russian sentiment in America reminds him of how people blame the Jews for everything .

Author: 0 US hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

At the event, Putin also said that a child could have hacked the DNC it was so easy. Your underage daughter could do that. "My view is that what he did was wrong", Putin told Stone. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was established in 1949 to counter the military strength of the Soviet Union. Soviet Union but North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is still there.

Global Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks
Author: 0 Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

Two blacks were among the 12 people chosen for the jury, and two more were among the six people chosen as alternates. When asked about that after court, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele told reporters "it's a terrific jury made up of people from all demographics, all over Allegheny county ".

Author: 0 PM Modi meets Austrian Chancellor on sidelines of SPIEF

After holding two hours of wide-ranging talks with Mr. Macron at the presidential Elysee Palace here, Mr. Modi said the Paris climate deal reflects "our duty towards protecting the mother Earth and our natural resources". Mr Putin also said that India was facing a serious problem on account of terrorism and it was not an "imaginary thing". At least two Republican governors announced Friday they were partnering with Democratic-run states to combat climate change.

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