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Author: 0 People in London's Borough Market Fought Back as Terrorists Struck

After ramming the auto into a barrier outside the Houses of Parliament, the driver got out and stabbed a police officer to death. His injuries are not life-threatening. Most witnesses said they saw a white van heading toward Borough Market veer off the roadway at high speed, probably in excess of 80 kilometers per hour (50 mph), and drive into pedestrians; about five to eight people who had been walking across the bridge were hit and thrown to the pavement.

Author: 0 EU Steps Up Cooperation With China in Fight Against Climate Change - Tusk

If your state isn't a member yet, call up your governor and let them know this is important to you. The cost of a barrel of crude slumped 2.4 percent, or $1.18, to $47.18 in electronic trading in NY on Friday, hours after Trump said the USA would immediately stop implementing the Paris deal.

Author: 0 'Earth To Trump - F*** You!': Germany Stands Up To POTUS For Planet

Chancellor Merkel had already made an announcement overnight alongside French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni saying that there would be no renegotiation of the Paris accords with Trump . "But the importance we put on these ties can not mean that we abandon fundamental principles such as our commitment to fight climate change and in favor of open societies and free trade", he said .

Author: 0 How British media reported London terror attacks

In this image made from PA Video footage, people receive medical attention in Thrale Street near London Bridge. Husband and wife Ben and Natalie told BBC Radio 5 Live they were outside Borough Market when they witnessed the incident there.

Global Chaffetz questions whether Comey memos are 'actually there'
Author: 0 Chaffetz questions whether Comey memos are 'actually there'

Chaffetz said in the letter he wants to spend time with his family, return to the private sector and possibly run for Utah governor. An early favorite for the post emerged Thursday: Rep. "What I have heard is that I believe Director Comey and I are going to have a conversation on Monday". Some Utah Republican leaders are openly fuming over Chaffetz's apparent decision to leave office early.

Author: 0 London mayor says election should not be postponed after attack

Several days later it was lowered again to "severe", meaning an attack is highly likely. Tourists gaped at the carnage from the roofs of double-decker buses. There I heard truly remarkable stories of extraordinarily courageous actions by officers on and off duty who were first on the scene. Officers rushed into the nearby Katzenjammers bar and ordered people to sit on the floor, patron Paul Connell told CNN .

Author: 0 France to push stability in India talks

After Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris accord, Macron tweeted out an image that turned Trump's infamous campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again", on its head. "We are fully engaged on the political, economic and environmental front", Modi said. Revealing his decision, the US President had argued that the agreement unfairly benefited countries like India and China.

Global Killed as Militants Plough Van into Crowd on London Bridge, Stab Others
Author: 0 Killed as Militants Plough Van into Crowd on London Bridge, Stab Others

The Daily Mail newspaper's website reported that seven people had been killed by attackers shouting " this is for Allah " and that related incidents had occurred at two other central London locations. We wish a full and quick recovery to those injured in the attacks. Later, four women were driven away in a police van but it was unknown if they had been arrested or simply moved.

Global Elon Musk quits as Trump adviser over Paris withdrawal
Author: 0 Elon Musk quits as Trump adviser over Paris withdrawal

Elsewhere, the decision was widely condemned by business leaders. "Today's decision therefore greatly increases the chances that the global effort to reduce carbon emissions will be insufficient to avert catastrophic consequences for human health".

Author: 0 Trump Has Made the 2020 Election a Referendum on Climate Change

Instead, he vowed to keep ties with the USA strong, and said Europe's links to the US are more durable than the decisions of the current US administration. A survey of some of the nine serious candidates who hope to succeed the Atlanta mayor also said Trump's decision could have grave consequences, but said they would continue to fight to improve the city's and the world's climate if elected.

Author: 0 Iran slams US, Saudi Arabia in tweets following Trump's Riyadh speech

But the nations of the Middle East can not wait for American power to crush this enemy for them. "Drive them out! Drive them out of your places of worship". Reuters noted that during his campaign, Trump suggested that Saudi Arabia may be behind the September 11 attack. Klein said his organization was pleased that Trump strongly condemned Iran, that he condemned "ISIS, Hezbollah and Hamas and Iran in the same sentence - for they are all part of the same scourge of Islamist terror".

Global Tories intend to cut taxes for working families, Theresa May says
Author: 0 Tories intend to cut taxes for working families, Theresa May says

ComsRes has her personal rating turn negative for the first time since becoming Prime Minister past year at minus 3% - a 12 point drop since they last tested it in February. Under pressure after refusing to turn up for a TV debate earlier in the week, May rejected an accusation that she did a U-turn by calling a snap general election, the daily reported.

Author: 0 Irish PM to-be Leo Varadkar's family beaming with pride

Although the former minister for social protection is fiscally conservative, many are comparing him to Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and new French president Emmanuel Macron because of his progressive politics. Varadkar said he was "aware of the enormous challenges ahead". Its headline read: "Indian-origin Leo Varadkar to be next Ireland PM". Opposition MPs were quick to denounce Varadkar's election, with his constituency rival Ruth Coppinger of the left-wing Solidarity party ...

Global Labour branded 'shambolic' as Corbyn fails to commit to Trident
Author: 0 Labour branded 'shambolic' as Corbyn fails to commit to Trident

The Conservatives sought to rubbish the Labour leader's speech with Boris Johnson saying Mr Corbyn was "a guy who has campaigned all his life to weaken the UK's defences". But I am not a pacifist. In a set-piece speech on foreign affairs he will express his view that the war on terror has "failed"; that the interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes.

Global Poonch: Civilian injured in ceasefire violation by Pak
Author: 0 Poonch: Civilian injured in ceasefire violation by Pak

Six Pakistani soldiers were also reported to be injured . According to the ISPR, the Pakistan army's media wing, Indian troops opened fire at Nezapir sector along the LoC , injuring two civilians. The Indian Army retaliated and the firing, which started at around 7.20am, was on. Pakistan also claimed to destroy Indian bunkers in the firing. One Head Constable of BSF received splinter injury in Krishnagati sector.

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Author: 0 India has active territorial dispute with China

China and the US did some verbal sparring here on Saturday during the 16th Asia Security Summit, also known as the Shangri-La Dialogue. Since coming to office, President Donald Trump has made North Korea a top priority, and in his speech, Mattis echoed concerns the administration has about the clear and present danger the North poses to the region and beyond.

Global CNN fires comedian Kathy Griffin over 'disgusting'
Author: 0 CNN fires comedian Kathy Griffin over 'disgusting'

Anderson tweeted his thoughts about the photo Tuesday evening. "I went too far", she said . "I crossed the line". "I am a comic, I cross the line". "As a mother, a wife, and a human being, that photo is very disturbing", First Lady Melania Trump said in a statement . Cooper tweeted, "For the record, I am appalled by the photo shoot Kathy Griffin took part in".

Author: 0 Death toll from London terrorist attacks rises to seven

The White House said the president "praised the heroic response of police and other first responders and offered the full support of the United States government in investigating and bringing those responsible for these heinous acts to justice".

Global Sterling in thrall to election projections
Author: 0 Sterling in thrall to election projections

That prompted a sell-off of sterling by currency traders, who generally dislike hung parliaments as they threaten economic uncertainty and compromise policy-making. Recent national opinion polling suggests that Labor has closed the gap on the Conservatives, but not as dramatically as the YouGov projection indicates.

Author: 0 China, EU claim climate leadership as United States steps back

The Green Fund is created to help poor countries adapt to climate change and bypass some of the heavily polluting technologies formerly used by rich countries. "Does the president still believe global warming is a hoax? ". Although he wouldn't speak for President Trump , Pruitt did share his own opinions on climate change.

Author: 0 Putin says US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack

Putin also said that Trump's promise to negotiate new conditions for the USA leaves hope for reaching a compromise before the Paris deal is set to take effect in 2021. Challenged by Kelly to explain what US intelligence referred to as a disinformation campaign meant to undermine faith in the elections, Putin pointed to leaked emails that showed the Democratic National Committee's favoritism for Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders , which led to the resignation of the committee's ...

Author: 0 London attack death toll rises to seven, incident under control

Bursts of gunfire echoed through the streets - likely from armed police - and at least three blasts rang out as police performed controlled explosions. France is still under a state of emergency after a string of Islamic extremist attacks. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said news of the attacks struck her with "sadness and dismay".

Global Philippine General Relieved of Command as Army Battles Islamic State in Marawi
Author: 0 Philippine General Relieved of Command as Army Battles Islamic State in Marawi

PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa said among the priority are those who are secretly providing supplies for the Maute Group gunmen in Marawi City. Civilians killed as a result of the more than two week firefight reached 20. Black smoke billowed from the area of Sarimanok in Marawi City on Saturday morning, May 27 as attack helicopters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines pounded the area where members of Maute group are believed to be holding their position.

Author: 0 London terror attacks: What we know and don't know

As the country wakes to the trio's van and knife terror rampage at Borough Market armed police and forensics investigator swarm the area. Eyewitnesses spoke of abject panic as three men armed with "foot-long" knives burst into packed restaurants and cafes, slashing at those inside indiscriminately.

Author: 0 Deadly attacks disrupt Britain ahead of general election

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. The fight could not be won through military intervention alone, she said, adding that there was a need to defend pluralistic British values that were superior to anything offered by the "preachers of hate".

Author: 0 State Department won't say if Tillerson attended Trump climate speech

Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, reportedly made the statement on a program scheduled for telecast on Sunday. Trump claims that he will try to renegotiate the deal reached in Paris, or craft a new one. Perhaps 2,000 people converged around the Washington Monument in the USA capital to similarly demand an independent and transparent investigation of the allegations that Trump or his aides might have colluded with Russian Federation ahead of last year's U.S.

Author: 0 Venezuela's political opposition finds a new weapon against its leftist dictator

That's because the multinational institution has the ability to move politics, and there is a great deal of social, civil and political unrest in Venezuela, said Nomi Prins. Demonstrators with shields prepare to clash with security forces during anti-government protests in Caracas , Venezuela, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. He urged "good-faith negotiations" among all Venezuelans, adding that "the main responsibility for showing good faith in any negotiations now is on President Maduro and the ...

Global Duterte: Philippines won't talk with ISIS, even if it kills hostages
Author: 0 Duterte: Philippines won't talk with ISIS, even if it kills hostages

On Wednesday, an air strike aimed at flushing out rebels killed 10 troops, a major blow that the army said was an accident of the sort that sometimes happens in the "fog of war". He insisted the release of the footage showed the militants were becoming increasingly desperate and said security forces would not back down. A Muslim separatist rebellion in the southern Philippines has killed more than 120,000 people since the 1970s.

Author: 0 Ronaldo silences Madrid critics with 3rd CL title in 4 years

A smiling Ronaldo, speaking to the press as he sat alongside Ferguson, described a season when they won the league and European Cup double for the first time in 59 years as "fantastic". It was a fine strike, and it made Ronaldo the first player to have scored in three finals in the Champions League era, but it was cancelled out by Mandzukic's masterpiece , one of the great European Cup final goals.

Author: 0 Shoul 'Can't Be Trusted' Jared Kushner Be Stripped Of Security Clearance?

But it remains unclear whether the president might envision them working inside the White House or in outside roles. In an interview on Fox News on Tuesday, Conway said Dubke "made very clear that he would see through the president's global trip, and come to work every day and work hard even through that trip because there was much to do here back at the White House".

Author: 0 Two French citizens injured in London attack - President's office

There, the three men went on stabbing spree before being shot dead by police. At roughly the same time, there was a knife attack in a London market. The president's travel ban, which stemmed from Trump's campaign promise to ban all Muslims from entering the USA, is now tangled up in the courts. After the vehicle mowed people down on the bridge, witnesses reported seeing at least one man carrying a large knife.

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Author: 0 Israel, Palestinians 'ready to reach for peace'

The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. "We are committed to working with President Trump and his administration to reach a peaceful, just and lasting solution to the Palestinian issue". PA spokesperson Nabil Abu-Rudeineh said that the decision was a "positive and important step that will advance the cause of peace and the construction of bridges of understanding".

Author: 0 After ditching climate accord, it's hard to know what will change

The withdrawal would leave the United States more or less alone internationally, with just Syria and Nicaragua also not party to the agreement . Although he wouldn't speak for President Trump , Pruitt did share his own opinions on climate change . "Celsius reduction in global temperature by the year 2100", he said , during a press conference in the White House Rose Garden.

Author: 0 US warns Beijing of South China Sea Islands

Although President Donald Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris climate change agreement has "heavy consequences", Goulard said that there was "no reason to have doubts" over its regional leadership role. China claims almost all of the South China Sea , despite partial counter-claims from Taiwan and several southeast Asian nations including the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam.

Author: 0 At least six dead in London attacks that police call terrorism

It knocked loads of people down. My thoughts with the victims and families - and huge thanks to emergency services. "Our thoughts are with those who are caught up in these terrible events". London Mayor Sadiq Khan - elected previous year and the first Muslim to head a major Western capital - had earlier said Britons should not be alarmed to see a higher police presence on the streets of London following the incident.

Author: 0 As Comey testimony looms, Trump to push infrastructure plan

Though Kasowitz was spotted at the White House with Ivanka Trump late last month, he has yet to speak publicly about the issue, though the official says he has been empowered by the White House to answer questions on the matter. Russia has repeatedly denied any effort to interfere in the USA election, but Putin said on Thursday some Russians might have acted on their own without their government's involvement.

Author: 0 Why don't conservative evangelicals worry about climate change? God

He wasn't alone. Within hours, the mayors of 68 cities representing 38 million Americans in both red and blue states had published a letter declaring their intent to defy Trump's decision to exit the Paris accord. Titled "Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Regulations On the Industrial Sector", the report makes this argument: "Energy costs make up a large share of the total cost of production of manufacturing goods".

Author: 0 USA 'will hit green targets' despite Trump decision

He argued this could be done "through partnerships among cities, states and businesses", saying Americans would not let Washington stand in their way. PRESIDENT Donald Trump positions himself as a dealmaker extraordinaire. He also invited American scientists, businesspeople and citizens who are frustrated by the White House's stance to "come and work here with us" on finding a solution to the climate crisis.

Author: 0 Europe & China reaffirm commitment to combat climate change

I know many of you share my disappointment with the White House's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement . Robert Orr, one of the architects of the Paris accord and a former special advisor to the UN secretary general on climate change, told AFP that the United States had already been on track to achieve about half its Paris reductions commitment.

Author: 0 PM Modi departs for India after four-nation tour

American scientists, progressives and other "responsible citizens" have been invited by the French president to a "second homeland" in France after U.S. Macron also acknowledged that the menace of "terrorism has been striking India and France in different ways" and added that both the nations have pledged to work in defence cooperation, maritime security and intelligence.

Global Twitterati explodes as Trump moves aside Montenegro PM
Author: 0 Twitterati explodes as Trump moves aside Montenegro PM

He said the Manchester bombing revealed the need for the military alliance to focus on " terrorism and immigration" in addition to threats from Russian Federation. "The Germans are bad, very bad", he said, according to the German weekly's online edition. "I think you can expect the president to be very tough on them, saying, 'Look the U.S.is spending 4 percent.

Author: 0 London terror attack: Bus driver gives us his account

Another eyewitness, Mark Roberts, told CNN that one person was hit "about 20 feet in the air". City transportation officials announced traffic on the bridge was shut down in both directions. Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of the crisis response committee COBRA on Sunday morning. The incident happened on a warm Saturday night in a busy area full of bars and restaurants.

Global Russian President Vladimir Putin urges end to 'harmful chatter' over Russian meddling
Author: 0 Russian President Vladimir Putin urges end to 'harmful chatter' over Russian meddling

Putin, addressing senior U.S. business executives during an economic forum in St Petersburg, said Moscow would continue to talk to U.S. President Donald Trump and the new U.S. They have accused two Kremlin spy agencies - the GRU and the FSB - of hacking Democratic party emails and giving them to the website WikiLeaks. Two heads of state in the world right now maintain that the Russian government didn't perpetrate a cyber attack on the US election past year: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin .

Global Syrian army advances against Islamic State in Aleppo province
Author: 0 Syrian army advances against Islamic State in Aleppo province

Syria's army is not so far expected to play a role in that operation. With Maskanah under their control, the Syrian Arab Army will now shift their attention to the eastern countryside of Hama, where they hope to expel ISIL from central Syria once and for-all.

Author: 0 Theresa May: UK is in grip of copycat terror attacks

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". BBC radio said witnesses saw people throwing tables and chairs at the perpetrators of the attack to protect themselves. Leaders from across the globe have shown an outpouring of support and condolences for the United Kingdom after a terrorist attack struck the nation's capital Saturday night, killing at least six people and ...

Author: 0 Tillerson faces task of defending Trump's decision to allies

Still, Trump emphasized his claim that the accord imposes harsher restrictions on the U.S. than on other big polluters, putting America at a "permanent disadvantage". On Twitter, Peduto responded , "As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris Agreement for our people, our economy & future".

Author: 0 British police investigating London Bridge incident after reports of van hitting pedestrians

It knocked loads of people down. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a statement that she learned of the attacks with "sadness and dismay" and said Germany would stand by Britain's side against terrorism. A British girl wrote on her social media account that she does not care about which party could win the election nor their manifesto, "I just wish there is no more terror attacks".

Global London terror attack: PM Narendra Modi expresses shock, condemns it
Author: 0 London terror attack: PM Narendra Modi expresses shock, condemns it

Three men have been shot dead after killing six and injuring 48 more with a van and knife attack in London . On 22 May , 22 people were killed and 116 injured in a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena. Trump began tweeting about the incidents an hour or so after initial news reports . Lifeboats on the River Thames helped evacuate the area, which is popular with tourists.

Author: 0 Video shows people cowering inside London restaurant during attack

A massive manhunt was launched after the incident. Armed police were also reportedly spotted outside the Andaz Hotel in Liverpool Street, where the walking wounded were reportedly taken. A married couple, Natalie and Ben, said they saw a man with "quite a large blade. maybe 10 inches". "It is important for the public to work with us and remain vigilant as we tackle the on-going terrorist threat".

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