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Global Trump lashes out at London mayor -- again
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at London mayor -- again

The president has renewed his push for the travel ban in the wake of the vehicle and knife attack in London that left seven people dead and dozens injured. In a statement on Monday, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron called for British Prime Minister Theresa May to rescind Trump's invitation to the country.

Global Muslim religious leaders refuse funeral prayers for United Kingdom terrorists
Author: 0 Muslim religious leaders refuse funeral prayers for United Kingdom terrorists

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan made this exact point on RTÉ about the latest horrific terror attack in London as did British prime minister Teresa May. "Your misguidance will lead you to destruction, and God willing you will utterly fail in your evil aims". 'We stand apart from you and your corruption of the religion of Islam.

Author: 0 In Qatar Govt ready for mediation to ease Gulf rift

In one sign of the impact of the measures, some Saudi Arabian and United Arab Emirates commercial banks were holding off on doing business with Qatari banks, such as letters of credit, because of the diplomatic rift, banking sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Senate Prods Trump to Move Israeli Embassy to Jerusalem

The Senate on Monday unanimously voted on a resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification . It called on the president to abide by the 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act, which recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and calls for moving the USA embassy there from Tel Aviv.

Global Trump UK state visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor
Author: 0 Trump UK state visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor

Angel Ting, 26, who works in Dublin, Ireland, told Bernama that she was in London for two nights beginning last Friday to visit a friend who lives at an apartment near the Tower of London . Twenty-one people now remain in a critical condition in hospital. A minute's silence was observed in Britain at 11 a.m. local time in memory of those killed during the attack.

Author: 0 Indonesian haj pilgrims affected so far by Qatar crisis, ministry says

Turkey enjoys friendly relations with Qatar including in the energy sector, but also maintains good ties with other Gulf countries. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani "received a call from the emir of Kuwait asking him to postpone it in order to give time to solve the crisis", Sheikh Mohammed said.

Global London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump State Visit Over Attack Tweets
Author: 0 London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump State Visit Over Attack Tweets

Three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge late Saturday night, before abandoning the vehicle at nearby Borough Market . At least seven people have died as a result of the incident. The 30-year-old, originally from Castlegar, British Colombia, was in London for the weekend with her fiancé, Tyler Ferguson. Talking about the security plan for the Wimbledon, London Metropolitan Police told Daily Telegraph,"We will not discuss specific security arrangements that will form ...

Author: 0 Kuwait Emir in talks with Saudis, Qataris to resolve Gulf crisis

The biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf region since the 1991 US-led war against Iraq pits several nations against Qatar, which is home to some 10,000 American troops and a major U.S. Since UAE has suspended air traffic with Qatar now, such arrivals will also be halted. The multibillion-dollar preparations to host the 2022 tournament, which involve building nine stadiums and huge infrastructure, is put into perspective by local reports that Qataris are so anxious about the blockade ...

Author: 0 Trump says Mideast leaders "pointed to Qatar" as funding radicalism

Deepal Perera told our news team that all daily flights to and from are operated according to the usual time table. Some 30 percent of the carrier's revenue could be affected, aviation analysts at Frost & Sullivan estimate. Etihad and Emirates - which past year began deploying an Airbus SE A380 superjumbo for some Doha services - could see their revenue fall by as much as 15 percent if the ban continues, according to Frost & Sullivan.

Author: 0 Qatar faces airspace ban as crisis with neighbours grows

This turn may accelerate its relationship with Turkey and Iran, who have already said they are eager to help. Doha-based satellite news network Al-Jazeera reported trucks carrying food had begun lining up on the Saudi side of the border, apparently stranded.

Global Two blasts at transport terminal in Indonesian capital, casualties
Author: 0 Two blasts at transport terminal in Indonesian capital, casualties

As Indonesia's anti-terrorism unit raided the home of a suspected suicide bomber yesterday, more details have emerged on the type of bombs used to kill three Indonesian policemen on duty at a Jakarta bus terminal on Wednesday night. "There was a 10-minute gap between the two explosions". "Initially I heard a loud bang I thought it was burst tire". But with police crackdowns neutralizing numerous country's major terrorist cells in recent years, attacks have tended to become far smaller in ...

Global Area around London Bridge remains cordoned off
Author: 0 Area around London Bridge remains cordoned off

The two visited the sights in and around London Bridge but chose to head back to their hotel room early on Saturday evening to rest for their Sunday flight home, leaving only 12 minutes before terrorists struck. Mimbo said Butt had grown a longer beard and worn traditional Islamic dress more often over the two years he had known him, but showed no sign of radicalisation.

Author: 0 Continuing Occupation Sends 'Unmistakable Message' that Both Palestinian, Israeli Hopes Remain Unattainable

It is the only way to achieve the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people. " The occupation has shaped the lives of both Palestinians and Israelis". Israel defeated Egypt, Syria and Jordan in June 1967, capturing the West Bank, east Jerusalem, Gaza Strip , Golan Heights and Sinai Peninsula. However, Israel has been building more and more settlements on those territories, making it hard to establish the state of Palestine.

Global United Kingdom police find suspected Molotov cocktails in London attack van -Sky News
Author: 0 United Kingdom police find suspected Molotov cocktails in London attack van -Sky News

On Sunday night, ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, although the group provided no evidence for its involvement or details of the attack. "This is a passing time for us". "There's an election on Thursday, that's the chance", he said, citing an "appalling" cut in police staffing levels. Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway on Monday condemned what she called the media's "obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and very little of what he does as president".

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia revokes Qatar Airways licence

After six Arab countries and Maldives severed diplomatic ties and close air and sea routes for Qatar, a number of Pakistani passengers who were going to Saudi Arabia through Qatar Airways left stranded at Doha airport. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt announced the suspension of all flights to and from Qatar as of Tuesday morning. The spiraling situation has plunged the Gulf region, now struggling with a civil war in Yemen and inflamed antagonism between Iran and Saudi ...

Author: 0 Champions Trophy must go on despite London attack: Steve Finn

England reached a breaking point in February 2015 when their hosts dished out an uncompromising lesson with an eight-wicket annihilation in Wellington which took less than half the scheduled 100 overs. If the game had just carried on, perhaps they may have had a different opinion. So it's a master-class when they get going. As part of that, it is believed the volunteers will be trained in terms of vigilance and security although not in response to the recent terror atrocities but as part of ...

Global Ryon Healy homers twice for 5 RBIs, A's beat Blue Jays
Author: 0 Ryon Healy homers twice for 5 RBIs, A's beat Blue Jays

He has 13 home runs for the year. I think that's an opportunity that we will continue to build on because we're a team that will walk. Manaea left the game with seven strikeouts; he's posted a 1.80 ERA during his four-game winning streak.

Global Russian Federation says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'
Author: 0 Russian Federation says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'

Some allies have also expressed concern that Washington's withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific trade partnership and the Paris global climate accord signals the United States is diluting its global leadership role. He gave as an example the signing of a Declaration of Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea in 2002 between China and Asean, and the two sides' recent conclusion of a framework on a Code of Conduct to manage disputes in the waters.

Global Qatari riyal under pressure amid Gulf diplomatic rift
Author: 0 Qatari riyal under pressure amid Gulf diplomatic rift

The central bank did not respond to a request for comment. The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing the Gulf state of supporting and financing "terrorism" as well as interfering in their internal affairs.

Author: 0 UAE demands guarantees before mending Qatar ties

Unlike neighboring Bahrain, for example, which largely supports the Saudi line, Qatar has diverged from other members in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers severed diplomatic ties Monday with Qatar and moved to isolate the energy-rich nation that is home to a major USA military base, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups and backing Iran.

Global Mom awes son in spending $25000 on lavish prom
Author: 0 Mom awes son in spending $25000 on lavish prom

Instead, she chose to bring Dubai to Philadelphia for the formal dance. He had luxury cars , including a Rolls Royce and a Lamborghini, on loan for the evening. Shuler has fought cancer and suffered a stroke in recent years, making the occasion all the more momentous. She began saving up money for the event each week until she was finally able to fulfill that promise in a big way, creating a sendoff for her son that few will ever forget.

Author: 0 UK police name third attacker as new search gets underway

Police have identified another victim of the London Bridge attacks as Australian nurse Kirsty Boden , releasing a statement from her family praising her work and her effort to help other victims. Of the 48 people taken to hospital with injuries from the attack, 36 are still receiving treatment, with 18 of those in a critical condition. The Shard skyscraper - Britain's tallest building and one of the best-known sights on the London skyline - is also at the south end of London Bridge.

Global After London attack, Theresa May faces heat over police cuts
Author: 0 After London attack, Theresa May faces heat over police cuts

London's police chief has said the attackers have been identified, but the names haven't been released. With the London attack dominating attention, a reduction in the number of police officers in England and Wales by nearly 20,000 during May's six years as interior minister from 2010 to 2016 shot to the top of the election agenda.

Author: 0 Flights to Qatar as usual: SriLankan

The diplomatic crisis sweeping the Gulf could invigorate a campaign by critics of Qatar to strip Doha of the 2022 World Cup, experts say. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain ended diplomatic relations and all land sea and air contacts with fellow Gulf Arab state Qatar over allegations that the latter is encouraging terrorism and extremism.

Global AG Ferguson to Trump: 'Thanks' for undermining your travel ban legal team
Author: 0 AG Ferguson to Trump: 'Thanks' for undermining your travel ban legal team

The courts in January halted Trump's initial order, which banned travel from seven majority-Muslim countries and indefinitely halted entry to Syrian refugees. The revised executive order, which the president criticized Monday, took Iraq off the list of countries that would be affected and made clear that the restrictions did not apply to those who held green cards or valid visas.

Author: 0 Londoners struggle to take in cruelty, madness of terror attack

London police on Monday identified the alleged attackers as Khuram Shazad Butt , 27, a British citizen born in Pakistan, and Rachid Redouane , who claimed both Libyan and Moroccan nationality. President Trump continued for a second day to attack London's mayor, Sadiq Khan , as that city dealt with a weekend terror strike, prompting Britain's prime minister among others to come to Khan's defense.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. defends dad's attack on London mayor

Yesterday Trump said: "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is "no reason to be alarmed!" When Trump was criticised for taking the Mayor's words out of context, he sent a second tweet saying Khan had come up with a "pathetic excuse" which "mainstream media" was "working hard to sell".

Global Millwall fan fights London Bridge terrorist jihadis at Black & Blue
Author: 0 Millwall fan fights London Bridge terrorist jihadis at Black & Blue

The 47-year-old is now in hospital with knife wounds all over his body, and told The Sun that he acted "like an idiot" when the terrorists burst into the restaurant. A friend of Larner's made a pitch for financial support on the crowdfunding page, JustGiving . He'll give as good as he gets. Despite his injuries, he said he followed them outside.

Author: 0 Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor

Trump misconstrued that statement, and went on to accuse Khan of making up a "pathetic excuse" for his remarks. "If we don't get smart it will only get worse". The White House later tried to play down Trump's tweets. The White House was asked by reporters late Monday if Trump was targeting Khan because he is Muslim.

Author: 0 Corruption Accusations Against President Plunges Brazil Into Economic Free Fall

Organized by leftist groups and trade unions, the protesters poured into the center of Brazil's capital. The police forces tried to stop the protesters by using gas and smoke grenades, stun guns and plastic bullets but they continued to march toward the government buildings in Brasilia , calling on Temer to step down and for his austerity reforms to be stopped.

Author: 0 Police release 12 terror attack suspects without charge

He said the investigation into Butt began two years ago but "there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly". During the eight-minute long slaughter, the three knifemen ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge using a van and went on to stab people in Borough Market with 12-inch knives.

Author: 0 PIA to bring back Pakistani pilgrims stranded in Qatar

Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world. Qatar hosts the largest U.S. airbase in the region, which is crucial in the fight against Islamic State group jihadists, and is set to host the 2022 football World Cup.

Global Ariana Grande returns to Manchester to honour victims
Author: 0 Ariana Grande returns to Manchester to honour victims

The American singer appeared in front of an estimated 50,000 fans at the One Love Manchester show less than two weeks since her gig was targeted by a suicide bomber. British singer Marcus Mumford kicked off the show and held a moment of silence before performing. "My family and I send our heartfelt condolences to each and every one of you in this hard time ".

Global 'We're not going to let Trump divide our communities,' says London mayor
Author: 0 'We're not going to let Trump divide our communities,' says London mayor

Seven people died and 48 others injured, 21 of them seriously, in the terror attack, the police said. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group claimed responsibility for the attack . "I don't wish to enter into a row between those two individuals who are I think are probably perfectly able to stick up for themselves", he said of Trump and Khan.

Global Trump Signs Waiver to Keep Embassy in Tel Aviv
Author: 0 Trump Signs Waiver to Keep Embassy in Tel Aviv

The Palestinian Authority applauded Trump's decision, saying it showed the United States administration is serious about making peace between Israelis and Palestinians. The Trump Administration had been indicating such a delay for weeks, though officially he'd been "undecided" until today, the deadline for the waiver.

Author: 0 Trump slams London Mayor Khan in renewed attack over

Trump was panned widely for his misplaced comment. Khan warned that the proposed cuts would lead to the loss of thousands of community police officers who "act as the eyes and ears of the security services, providing the intelligence and information that allows us to disrupt attempted terrorist attacks".

Author: 0 Justin Bieber cries during Manchester benefit performance

One Love Manchester raised more than $3 million (£2.35 million) for the Manchester Emergency Fund, as established by the British Red Cross. "I'll be returning to the incredibly courageous city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families".

Global 130 imams band together to refuse funerals for London attackers
Author: 0 130 imams band together to refuse funerals for London attackers

They added the "wilful dismissal" of religious principles had alienated the perpetrators of the attacks from "any association with our community for whom the inviolability of every human life is the founding principle". 'This is because such indefensible actions are completely at odds with the lofty teachings of Islam'. The 130 imams said that the terrorists have commited "vile murders", however, and seek to "divide our society and instil fear".

Author: 0 Gulf rift raises concerns over Nepali migrant workers

Over 500 Pakistani pilgrims who were travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah via Qatar were stranded in Doha after Riyadh, Bahrain, UAE and Egypt chose to sever ties with Qatar on allegations that Doha supports terrorism and extremism.

Global Police respond to reports of gunfire at Paris's Notre Dame
Author: 0 Police respond to reports of gunfire at Paris's Notre Dame

Large numbers of police cars filled the area on the Ile de Cite island in the River Seine in the centre of Paris . Police arrived at the cathedral amid reports of gunshots and panic. Tourists inside the cathedral were locked down after the attacker was shot twice in what officials fear is another incident in the wave of terror gripping Europe.

Global Russia Launched Cyberattack On Voting Vendor Ahead Of Election
Author: 0 Russia Launched Cyberattack On Voting Vendor Ahead Of Election

According to the NSA report , Russian hackers sent emails to people who worked at a company that provides election software and hardware, trying to trick them into giving up their user credentials. Ms. Winner is being held in federal custody until a detention hearing later this week, according to her attorney, Titus Nichols. In its announcement of the arrest, the Justice Department said victor, 25, of Augusta, Georgia, has been charged in U.S.

Global President takes travel ban battle to U.S. Supreme Court - and Twitter
Author: 0 President takes travel ban battle to U.S. Supreme Court - and Twitter

That followed tweets earlier Monday on the same topic blaming the Justice Department for a "watered down" version of the ban that Trump signed after his original order was challenged in court. I think that what we've said with respect to the executive order in question has been fairly consistent since its implementation and the first court action.

Global Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor
Author: 0 Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor

Trump, in the aftermath of an attack in San Bernardino, California, calls in a statement for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what the hell is going on".

Global Panicked Fans Scatter in Turin After Champions League Soccer Match
Author: 0 Panicked Fans Scatter in Turin After Champions League Soccer Match

Witnesses said there was a loud bang that sparked the panic. Police said it was significantly higher than the 200 initially reported after the Saturday evening stampede (NZT Sunday morning). Some of the injuries occurred after a railing around the entrance to an underground auto park beneath the square gave way under the weight of the crush.

Global Trump Wants Expanded Travel Ban Following London Terrorist Attack
Author: 0 Trump Wants Expanded Travel Ban Following London Terrorist Attack

A ban on entry to American soil based on religion, as a ban on the countries involved would be de facto Muslim, would be unconstitutional on the grounds of religious discrimination. Sad. Furthermore, he is not stratified with that version and so has asked his Justice Department to continue working on a "much tougher version in the meantime".

Global London attack victims include Canadian woman, French citizen
Author: 0 London attack victims include Canadian woman, French citizen

Archibald had moved in with her fiancee Tyler Ferguson in the Netherlands and got engaged a few months back, but was in London sightseeing with her husband as he was on a business trip. Some pledged to make donations to shelters, soup kitchens and other community groups. "I don't know what else to say except: #Chrissysentme". Archibald had a great deal of empathy for people in tough situations, said Peter Choate, an assistant professor of social work at Mount Royal University, where she ...

Author: 0 Qatar row: Saudi, Egypt to cut Doha links

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will operate special flights to Doha to bring back Pakistani pilgrims stranded there, a day after several countries including Saudi Arabia and the UAE cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. But Qatar's Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, told broadcaster Al Jazeera the country would "still have access to the world through worldwide sea lanes and global airspace".

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