Author: 0 'Horrific' terror attack in London, 6 killed, attackers shot dead

Militants drove a van into pedestrians on Saturday night, before stabbing revellers on the street and in nearby bars, killing at least six people and wounding 48. pop singer Ariana Grande . A picture taken outside the Wheatsheaf pub in Borough Market shows the three terrorists lying dead - after being gunned down by cops.

Global What is Pentecost Sunday and how is it celebrated?
Author: 0 What is Pentecost Sunday and how is it celebrated?

The first Pentecost happened 50 days after Easter. Originally a harvest feast, Shavu'ot now commemorates the sealing of the Old Covenant on Mount Sinai, when the Lord revealed the Torah to Moses on Mount Sinai. Rev. Irby: This Sunday I hope that people learn that the Holy Spirit is drawing us into relationships with people who are different than us. This we ask through Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever.

Author: 0 London terror attack: what we know so far

As so often in such serious situations, the police responded with great courage and great speed. Three men fled the van with large knives and attacked people at bars and restaurants in nearby Borough Market, police and witnesses said. He said he threw chairs, glasses and bottles at the attackers in a bid to stop them. May added that the extremist ideology "is a perversion of Islam and a perversion of the truth".

Global Sharif's younger son appears before Panama papers probe panel
Author: 0 Sharif's younger son appears before Panama papers probe panel

Similarly, it was said Hussain Nawaz's objection on Amir Aziz, JIT member from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), is not worth consideration. Talking to newsmen in Islamabad , Prime Minister's Advisor Asif Kirmani said we are extending full cooperation to the JIT on Panama Papers case and the judiciary.

Author: 0 Chinese workers who probed Ivanka Trump-linked factories missing

AP reported that Hua Haifeng was arrested and accused of illegal surveillance, while China Labor Watch said it lost touch with Li Zhao and Su Heng last weekend. But now all three appear to have been detained, which he said was unprecedented for his investigators. Analysts say China's government has not hesitated to avail itself of the back channel to the White House provided by Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner.

Global North Korea confirms 'successful' launch of ballistic missile: KCNA
Author: 0 North Korea confirms 'successful' launch of ballistic missile: KCNA

The identity of the object remained unclear, the military said, but Yonhap news agency said it was possibly a drone, more than 90 shots were fired in return and it disappeared from radar screens. North Korea conducted two nuclear tests past year. The council on Monday strongly condemned North Korea's "flagrant and provocative defiance" of United Nations sanctions banning ballistic missile tests and again vowed to impose new sanctions in response to its latest launch.

Global Morocco's King Cancels Participation due to Israeli Presence — ECOWAS Summit
Author: 0 Morocco's King Cancels Participation due to Israeli Presence — ECOWAS Summit

At the start of this all-important occasion, Liberian, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as Chair of ECOWAS and host of this historic meeting, will welcome her colleagues to Liberia during the opening ceremonies which will take place at the Farmington Hotel situated on the grounds of the Roberts International Airport in lower Margibi County.

Author: 0 France Vows 'Immediate Riposte' to Future Chemical Weapon Use in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited a newly built Russian Orthodox Church near the Seine River in Paris. Dismissing concerns among some in the global community that Moscow poses a danger, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Western countries should not "invent imaginary threats", Le Figaro reported on Tuesday .

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

Mr Corbyn looked uncomfortable as he was repeatedly asked if there were any circumstances in which, as Prime Minister, he would launch nuclear weapons such as the United Kingdom coming under attack. Defending her decision to call an early election, the Prime Minister said she was willing to go back on her promise "because this is a really important moment for our country".

Author: 0 'Internal fight' within Washington damaged US-Russia ties: Russian envoy

Much has been discussed about the Russian angle and the country's relationship with Trump's transition team. "You have to ask, well, who are they hiding the conversation from?" he said on ABC.Kushner initially had come to the attention of FBI investigators a year ago as they began scrutinizing former national security adviser Michael Flynn's connections with Russian officials, the two sources told Reuters.

Author: 0 Pound sterling falls further after latest poll slashes Conservative lead

It is worth emphasising how much there remains to play for in the last week of the campaign. Jeremy Corbyn as United Kingdom prime minister could see a "Trump effect", they point, where the likelihood of increased government spending takes pressure off the Bank of England, pushing short interest rates higher on the expectation benchmark interest rates will also start moving up sooner than initially thought - such a move would likely strengthen sterling.

Author: 0 Grande to return to stage Sunday for Manchester benefit show

Almost two weeks after a deadly suicide bombing at her concert in Manchester , US star Ariana Grande is planning to press ahead with a charity gig later on Sunday despite a terror attack on the streets of London . "There will be additional security checks taking place and everyone will be searched, including bags". "We must not be afraid, and in tribute to all those affected here and around the world, we will bring our voices together and sing loudly", Braun said.

Author: 0 London Authorities Report Six Dead, 48 Hospitalised In Attacks

A van rammed several pedestrians on London Bridge on Saturday evening, according to an eyewitness. She said about five people were being treated for injuries after the vehicle mounted the pavement and hit them. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called it "a deliberate and cowardly attack on innocent Londoners". I condemn it in the strongest possible terms. "There is no justification whatsoever for such barbaric acts", he added.

Author: 0 Donald Trump's withdrawal of USA from Paris climate agreement widely panned

EPA head Scott Pruitt dodges, refuses to say if Trump believes human activity contributes to climate change . During a press conference in the White House Rose Garden Thursday, Trump cited research that suggested the emissions cuts agreed to under the deal would not reduce global temperatures fast enough to have a significant impact.

Global Bale enjoys 'dream' Madrid win in Cardiff
Author: 0 Bale enjoys 'dream' Madrid win in Cardiff

Yet their performance on Saturday was complete and Zidane's side genuinely deserve to go down as one of the best club sides ever. Marco Asensio then added the icing on the cake with a late goal as Real Madrid won their third Champions League title in four years, a quite astonishing run.

Global Hamas denies Qatar to expel leaders, but says some to move
Author: 0 Hamas denies Qatar to expel leaders, but says some to move

Ismail Haniyeh was elected leader by its Shura Council in May. Qatar has been a major backer of Hamas, pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into the Gaza Strip and sheltering the group's top leadership in recent years. The Qatari authorities announced on Friday that the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is to help Qatar investigate the source of the alleged cyberattack that has led to diplomatic tensions between Qatar and other Arab Gulf countries, according to the Qatari TV ...

Author: 0 Bernie Sanders slams Trump during visit in Berlin

These divergences were aired at a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily at the weekend at which Trump found himself isolated over his threat to ditch the 2015 Paris accord aimed at slowing climate change . "We Europeans truly have to take our fate into our own hands". As the German leader starts to focus on general elections in September and her bid for a fourth term in office, the transatlantic rift could further deepen.

Global London terror attack kills 7, injures 48
Author: 0 London terror attack kills 7, injures 48

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks. The area that came under attack last night is one of the London's most popular hangout areas for a weekend with bars, restaurants and clubs. "France is doing everything it can to help", the presidency said in a statement, adding that security would be tightened for expatriates voting in London Sunday in the upcoming French parliamentary election .

Global French President brands his handshake with Trump as 'moment of truth'
Author: 0 French President brands his handshake with Trump as 'moment of truth'

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he had described Brexit in a meeting on Thursday with U.S. President Donald Trump as "a real tragedy". Macron also said he wanted to hold a summit soon with the leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine over the Ukraine crisis. The Washington Post reports that France's ambassador the United States , Gerard Araud , had warned Macron to expect a handshake pissing contest with Trump - advice Macron clearly headed.

Author: 0 Six killed in Borough Market attack

Police said today they were working to establish whether everyone was accounted for and paid tribute to Londoners for their response. Bursts of gunfire echoed through the streets - likely from armed police - and at least three blasts rang out as police performed controlled explosions.

Author: 0 Report auto hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt

Sky News also reported a crashed van outside Brindisa, a trendy tourist spot that sits at a prime location outside Borough Market. Eyewitnesses spoke of abject panic as three men armed with "foot-long" knives burst into packed restaurants and cafes, slashing at those inside indiscriminately.

Global At NATO Headquarters, Trump Fails Another Leadership Test
Author: 0 At NATO Headquarters, Trump Fails Another Leadership Test

President Trump lectured an audience of European leaders that included Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron of France and Germany's Angela Merkel. Markovic appears surprised by the shove but then smiles graciously and pats the USA president on the back.

Global Cops treating London van attack as 'terrorist incident'
Author: 0 Cops treating London van attack as 'terrorist incident'

A taxi driver called Chris told radio station LBC he saw men armed with foot- long knives get out of the van that ploughed into people on London Bridge - the site of the first attack at 10.08pm on Saturday. "Attacks in London are shocking and anguishing". " Britain raised its terror threat to the highest level of "critical" and deployed troops on the streets on May 23, a day after the Manchester suicide attack".

Global Man set alight as death toll rises
Author: 0 Man set alight as death toll rises

Anti-government demonstrators have been calling for early presidential elections in light of the nation's triple-digit inflation, rising crime and vast food shortages. Almost two months of anti-government protests have left at least 53 people dead as opposition members demand early presidential elections. The opposition has refused to participate in Maduro's bid to convoke a special congress to rewrite the nation's 1999 constitution drafted under the leadership of the late President Hugo ...

Global US Condemns London Terror Incidents, Offer UK Assistance
Author: 0 US Condemns London Terror Incidents, Offer UK Assistance

A few minutes later he tweeted a message of support for Londoners, stating "We are with you". Mr Trump first used the attack to call for his controversial travel ban, now blocked by the USA courts, to be enforced. "We stand ready to provide all possible consular assistance should we become aware of any affected USA citizen", the State Department said. The Foreign Office spokesperson, in another statement, said that the people and government of Pakistan stand in solidarity with the ...

Author: 0 Terror attack on London Bridge leaves 6 dead; police shoot 3

Witnesses also reported seeing people being stabbed by at least one man. Officers are dealing with reports of stabbings in Borough Market, where armed officers attended and shots were fired. "The suspects were wearing what looked like explosive vests but these were later established to be hoaxes", he said. "We have seen this pattern before, including in the Westminster Bridge attack earlier this year", Bishop said.

Author: 0 House, Senate accuse each other of inaction on critical legislation

Rep. Senfronia Thompson, D-Houston, said, "I just want to ask the lieutenant governor one thing: Do you want to jeopardize the senior citizens and the children of this state because there might be some (differences in ) ideology or differences in philosophy?" He said Texas must address student "privacy, safety and security" but didn't say how far a bill must go - including whether it must require transgender people to use bathrooms that correspond with the sex on their birth certificate.

Author: 0 At Least One Australian National Among Victims of London Attacks

The attack unfolded quickly, and police said officers shot and killed the three attackers within eight minutes. An original death toll of six attack victims was raised to seven by police on Sunday. He, too, was shot dead by police. May released a brief statement shortly after the incident, in which it appears a van was driven at people on the bridge before others were stabbed around Borough Market.

Global Party leaders ask 'where's Theresa May?'
Author: 0 Party leaders ask 'where's Theresa May?'

Announcing he would attend the BBC event, the Labour leader challenged the Tory Prime Minister to join him arguing her failure to do so would be "another sign" of weakness. In one of the biggest exchanges, Rudd rounded on Labour's plans, telling Corbyn: "You have to stop thinking there is a magic money tree ". "Where do you think Theresa May is tonight?" Corbyn himself did not directly attack the prime minister for her absence, choosing instead to address criticism of his own leadership ...

Author: 0 Dramatic Images: Deadly Terror Attacks in Heart of London

Police said three attackers jumped from a van that mowed down pedestrians near the bridge before stabbing a number of people with large knives. One of the injured is an officer from British Transport Police who was stabbed after responding to the incident.

Author: 0 SA regrets United States pulling out of Paris climate accord

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron urged all their allies to speed up efforts to combat climate change and said they would do more to help developing countries adapt.

Global Alec Baldwin tells Kathy Griffin to 'ignore' Trump
Author: 0 Alec Baldwin tells Kathy Griffin to 'ignore' Trump

Bloom explained that the idea for the provocative image came from when Trump slammed former Fox News host Megyn Kelly over her line of questioning at a debate, saying, "You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes ... "I'm going to keep making jokes about this guy". He is not going to try to get her job back because he feels there should be repercussions to people's actions.

Global London Bridge attack: six killed, 30 wounded
Author: 0 London Bridge attack: six killed, 30 wounded

Condemning the incident in the strongest of terms, Modi said, "Attacks in London shocking & anguishing". Police said they had received reports of a vehicle striking pedestrians on London Bridge at around 10pm, which then continued on to Borough Market .

Author: 0 Kathy Griffin in tears at press conference

It was the Trump family's involvement that outraged Griffin's attorney, Lisa Bloom, who sought to focus the news conference on what she said was the inappropriateness of the president's behavior. "I'm going to keep making jokes about this guy". "Whether or not you get, or like, her artistic expression, in America, Kathy has the right to parody the president ", she said.

Author: 0 London Bridge terror attack death toll rises to seven

Although police believe the incident is "under control", a large cordon remains in place in the affected areas. A police officer who was responding to the attack on London Bridge was also stabbed. "They were running up and going "This is for Allah", a man called Gerard told the BBC, adding that he had seen the assailants stabbing a girl and had tried to confront them.

Author: 0 Foreign relief aid pledged to Sri Lanka after floods

A third ship - INS Jalashwa has also left for Sri Lanka. Two Sri Lankan men walk across a road inundated by floods with their belongings stored in backpacks following Flood warnings issued by government at Kaduwela, 20kms away from capital city Colombo, Sri Lanka .

Author: 0 United Kingdom parties suspend election campaign after terror attack

United Kingdom police have confirmed the death of at least six victims and three suspects, while more than 20 others have been transported to hospitals across the city. "They were scared. The police were scared", he said . A cab driver said he saw the men jump out of the van. Witness Nick Archer told Sky News that he had seen a man lying on the ground who "looked in a bad way" and managed to flag down one of the police vans "whizzing past".

Author: 0 Van Mows Down Pedestrians on London Bridge, Stabbings Reported Nearby

Saturday night's "terrible incident" will be the focus of a meeting of the United Kingdom government's Cobra emergency committee; Xinhua quoted May's office as saying. The attack began when a van traveling at a high speed deliberately crashed into pedestrians near London Bridge. "I saw this van going left and right, left and right, trying to catch as many people as he could".

Author: 0 The Trump Team Abandons Paris Climate Agreement

Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF ). At the same time as the other rallies Saturday, a few hundred Trump supporters gathered on the street in front of the White House to applaud the president's withdrawal from the Paris treaty - a move widely criticized around the world - and to demonstrate their backing for the Republican president.

Global General Election poll: Labour continues to close gap
Author: 0 General Election poll: Labour continues to close gap

Much has been made of Theresa May's dwindling lead in recent days but the poll shows Labour still have some way to go if they are to meet Jeremy Corbyn's target of victory. Previous polls had forecast that the gap between the parties might be narrowing but now there is some doubt among investors that the gap might be far tighter than initially expected.

Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi condemns London terror attacks

At least six people were killed and 30 others injured today in two terror attacks at central London landmarks in which police shot dead three suspects. "He swerved right round me and then hit about five or six people", Jones reported. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canadians stood united with London after the attacks.

Author: 0 Modi expresses shock and anguish over London attack

Police said three attackers jumped from a van that mowed down pedestrians near the bridge before stabbing a number of people with large knives. Another witness told the BBC she saw a speeding white van veering into pedestrians. Police rushed to the chaotic scene on Saturday night where shots were heard and authorities urged Londoners on Twitter to "run, hide, tell" if they were caught in the attack.

Author: 0 6 dead in London Bridge, market terror attack

INCIDENT THREE - Vauxhall - Metropolitan Police later declared this incident was unrelated and was a stabbing. The suspects were wearing what looked like explosive vests but these were later established to be fakes. --Campaigning for the general election has been suspended. Alex Shellum, who was in The Mudlark pub near London Bridge said he saw a young woman stagger in.

Author: 0 United Kingdom election should not be postponed after attack: Mayor Sadiq Khan

The incident bore similarities to a March attack on Westminster Bridge, west of London Bridge, in which a man killed five people after driving into a crowd of pedestrians before stabbing a police officer in the grounds of parliament. May said that the election will go through as planned. Most parties have suspended national general election campaigning and the prime minister has chaired a meeting of the government's Cobra emergency committee.

Author: 0 As Trump exits Paris climate pact, other nations are defiant

And each time , they didn't get the answer they were looking for. That is, that Trump is judged by different standards than previous US presidents for doing the same things they've done. The announcement drew sharp reactions from world leaders who criticized President Trump , while they affirmed their commitment to protecting the planet.

Global School Leaders Criticize US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord
Author: 0 School Leaders Criticize US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

On Thursday, the White House had tweeted , "The Paris Accord is a bad deal for Americans", and linked to a video which said the agreement "undermines" U.S. Greenpeace activists project President Trump's silhouette onto the side of the U.S. Embassy in Berlin. It is not the first time the label has been bestowed on Bannon.

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