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Author: 0 PM May: UK threat level to remain at severe following London attack

Police are working to identify the third attacker. A third attacker has not been identified. Butt did not fall into this category when they last investigated him. The campaign roared back into public view Monday after a one-day hiatus, with Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn trading blame over one another's security stances.

Author: 0 Two-state solution only way to Mideast peace: Arab League

Israel's insatiable desire for territorial expansion and its insistence on denying the existence of the Palestinian people as well as its refusal to recognize the national, historic, and cultural rights of Palestinians to their homeland have made of this occupation a belligerent colonial regime that defies worldwide law with impunity.

Author: 0 Turnbull wants changes to parole after shootout

Mr Turnbull said there had been "too many cases of people on parole committing violent offences of this kind". Mr Turnbull said the government wanted to "make sure that people like Khayre are not released on parole" and suggested any exceptions should "go to the very top" and be approved by state attorneys-general.

Global Cheong Wa Dae Wants to Keep THAAD off Summit Agenda
Author: 0 Cheong Wa Dae Wants to Keep THAAD off Summit Agenda

Conducting a complete assessment may delay or even suspend the deployment of THAAD for as long as a year, the agency added. The President was later briefed on the investigation findings that showed Wi Seung-ho, Chief of the Defence Ministry's National Defence Policy Office, ordered officials to omit the deployment of four more THAAD launchers from a document to the presidential Blue House.

Global US suspects Russian hackers planted fake news behind Qatar crisis
Author: 0 US suspects Russian hackers planted fake news behind Qatar crisis

Qatar denied that the emir made that statement and claimed that hackers broke into the Qatari news agency's website and planted those quotes. During the meeting, Al Jazeera's Culhane reported, the USA leader "bragged about how much military equipment the United States sold" to Qatar.

Global Father of Philippines' militant Maute brothers arrested
Author: 0 Father of Philippines' militant Maute brothers arrested

Although police are still validating Cayamora's identity, the old man himself admitted as much. Cayamora Maute is now detained at the Davao City Police Office. Cayamora presented several identification cards, further raising suspicion. Gaerlan said they will also be checking if Maute relatives were living in Davao City.

Author: 0 Trump honors fallen veterans in honest Memorial Day speech

It included a 21 gun salute and the playing of taps to honor those who died in the military. The president also used Twitter to thank the men and women who died in service to the United States. Joseph Dunford , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , as well as a slew of advisers and Cabinet members, including Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and Housing Secretary Ben Carson.

Global Ahead of Comey testimony, Republicans prep response efforts -- and brace
Author: 0 Ahead of Comey testimony, Republicans prep response efforts -- and brace

Lawmakers on the panel said they would press him for information about his interactions with the president regarding the FBI investigation. In a January dinner meeting, the president asked Comey to pledge loyalty to him but the director demurred, according to these associates, former colleagues of Comey.

Global Australia confirms 2 citizens dead in London Bridge attack
Author: 0 Australia confirms 2 citizens dead in London Bridge attack

The family of an Australian woman who has been missing since the attack said they are "bracing for the worst", Australian media have reported. Turnbull added that violent extremism was a "disease" in modern society - but one which Australian authorities remained equipped to deal with, after he yesterday confirmed the nation's terror threat level would remain at "probable" in the wake of the latest attack.

Author: 0 Howley promising "rugby chaos" with Lions after shrugging off 'Warrenball' criticism

Veteran back-rower Kaino was pressed into service at lock for that US encounter, and Ireland hassled him off his stride as he struggled to offer the same kind of link play as Retallick. Bringing so many players together and getting them to play as one unit is, admittedly, very hard. "We were doing an offloading and contact drill, and it got pretty explosive", said Howley.

Global DE and Virginia Governors Join Climate Change Group
Author: 0 DE and Virginia Governors Join Climate Change Group

Despite leaving the Paris Agreement , Haley said Trump is still committed to a clean environment. Last Thursday, President Trump proclaimed that he was withdrawing the USA from the Paris climate accord , which he claimed placed "draconian" financial burdens on the American people.

Author: 0 Feds arrest NSA contractor in leak of top secret Russian Federation document

A report surfaced Monday alleging that Russian military intelligence hacked a handful of state election systems in 2016. Victor further admitted removing the report from her office, retaining it and mailing it from Augusta to the news outlet, which she knew was not authorized to receive or possess the documents, according to the Department of Justice news release.

Author: 0 Afghanistan looks to restart peace talks

The government has accused the Taliban-allied Haqqani Network of carrying out Wednesday's attack, and said the funeral was targeted by bombers trained at a religious seminary in Pakistan. The US-backed government is also struggling to combat an IS affiliate that has carried out a series of major attacks. He said Afghanistan had provided its preconditions for negotiations to the Taliban, but it remains unclear whether the group's leaders represented all factions.

Author: 0 Death Toll In Kabul Blast Surpasses 150, Afghan President Says

At least 150 people were killed, President Ashraf Ghani said. The president made a strong plea for peace at an global conference on Afghanistan attended by around two dozen countries, which was held under tight security as armoured vehicles patrolled the streets and fighter jets roared over the capital.

Author: 0 FAA Reacts To President Trump's Air Traffic Control Proposal

Currently, air traffic controllers are under the direction of the Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA ). President Trump's proposal outlines an overhaul to the current system, now run by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The President said the plan will use technology from companies around the world, though he declined to name them. Some critics, such as the advocacy group In the Public Interest, called the plan a corporate giveaway that would cede control to the large ...

Author: 0 Restrictions paralyse life in Indian-controlled Kashmir for 3rd day

Curfew and restrictions were imposed by authorities in major areas of Srinagar and other "sensitive" places in the valley to thwart protests and people from reaching Tral, while a shutdown, called by separatists, was observed over the killing of Sabzar and his associate Faizan Muzaffar of Tral.

Global What It Means That The US is Leaving The Green Climate Fund
Author: 0 What It Means That The US is Leaving The Green Climate Fund

A group of 211 mayors from across the country have joined 10 governors in renouncing President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement-and in fact, have vowed to do the opposite. Bloomberg has also pledged to muster $15 million for the United Nations' climate body, substituting for U.S. funding likely to be axed by Trump. "I think it undermines our nation's standing in the world and it threatens humanity's ability to solve this crisis in time", he said on the "Fox News ...

Author: 0 Turkey says it will do everything to solve Qatar crisis

In a tweet , early morning Trump apparently supported the actions of four Arab countries to cut off diplomatic relationship with Qatar. Gulf Arab officials said Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah would meet Saudi Arabia's King Salman hoping to heal the rift, which has affected global oil prices, hit travel plans and sown confusion among businesses.

Author: 0 DP World bans Qatar flag vessels from UAE ports

The biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since the 1991 United States-led war against Iraq pits several nations against Qatar , which is home to some 10,000 American troops and a major U.S. More than 1 million Filipinos live and work in Saudi Arabia , Qatar and Bahrain . Earlier this week, an alliance of Arab countries took the dramatic and unprecedented step of cutting all diplomatic ties with the small Persian Gulf state of Qatar .

Global Qatari riyal under pressure as Saudi, UAE banks delay Qatar deals
Author: 0 Qatari riyal under pressure as Saudi, UAE banks delay Qatar deals

The move came just two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia and vowed to improve ties with both Riyadh and Cairo to combat terrorism and contain Iran. "If anything happens and they ran out of food and food riots take place definitely our [foreign workers] will be the first victims", said Silvestre Bello, head of the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment, in a statement.

Global London attacker 'was carrying Irish ID card'
Author: 0 London attacker 'was carrying Irish ID card'

Redouane, who claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan, had spent time in both Britain and Ireland . An Irish police spokesman said the force was providing assistance to colleagues in London's Metropolitan Police. At the time of the attack he was working in a London restaurant and continued to have contacts with his mother in Italy , which he visited a year ago, Corriere wrote.

Global Syrian Democratic forces enter Islamic State held Raqqa
Author: 0 Syrian Democratic forces enter Islamic State held Raqqa

Davis said the US -led coalition has been encouraging Raqqa's residents to try to leave the city if they can, and has dropped leaflets advising such a move. The villages seized - Khirbet Mohsen and Khirbet al-Saba - are about 80 km (50 miles) from Raqqa city and are located 7 km south of the main road linking Raqqa and Aleppo.

Author: 0 Top Law Firms Refusing to Represent Trump

Comey and special prosecutor Robert Mueller met to discuss how much Comey could say to avoid tainting the probe Mueller now leads. Comey is the star witness in the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of alleged Russian election meddling previous year, with the possible collusion of the Trump campaign.

Author: 0 Shooting reported inside Iranian parliament

There are reports of shooting inside Iran Parliament. "He shot one of the guards in the leg and ran away", according to a telegram feed by the agencies accessed by Reuters . The agency added that two civilians and a guard from Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) were injured in the shooting. Iran's IRIB news agency quoted an MP as saying there were a number of attackers at the parliament building, armed with AK-47 rifles.

Author: 0 Comey asked Sessions to run interference with White House

A pro-Trump group known as Great America Alliance has created an ad that depicts Comey as a "showboat" who focused on election meddling instead of terrorism. And Trump advisers and Republicans across Washington are already bracing for a Twitter salvo from the President on Thursday. The White House had suggested Trump could invoke executive privilege to protect the confidentiality of presidential discussions, but some aides were wary that may appear like a cover-up.

Author: 0 Putin: I Don't Take Days Off Because 'I'm Not A Woman'

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is in a constant search for an external enemy to justify the need of its existence, Daily Beast quoted Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying in an interview with Oliver Stone. At times, its the Kremlin leader that seems to be the voice of moderation. Stone, who's previously made films lauding the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Cuban leader Fidel Castro , asks, "is Wall Street actively working to destroy the Russian economy in the ...

Global Ariana Grande vows to return to Manchester to perform benefit concert
Author: 0 Ariana Grande vows to return to Manchester to perform benefit concert

His father has said Abedi was in Libya until earlier this month and had told family he planned to go to Saudi Arabia on a pilgrimage. The alleged culprit in a deadly concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative said Thursday, confirming he made a final phone call in which he pleaded: "Forgive me".

Global London mayor on Trump tweets: 'I really don't care'
Author: 0 London mayor on Trump tweets: 'I really don't care'

Prime Minister Theresa May , who is under growing pressure to denounce Trump ahead of Thursday's election, came to Khan's defence. All three were shot dead within 8 minutes of the first call to police. You will see an increased police presence today, including armed officers and uniformed officers. No reason to be alarmed. The "special relationship" with Britain became the latest casualty of that hardline stance yesterday.

Global 'Terrorism Is Indefensible', UK Imams Refuse Islamic Funeral Prayers to London Attackers
Author: 0 'Terrorism Is Indefensible', UK Imams Refuse Islamic Funeral Prayers to London Attackers

Butt had featured in a Chanel 4 documentary The Jihadis Next Door , broadcast previous year. He was a chef who also used the name Rachid Elkhdar and police said he claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan. At least 12 people were arrested Sunday, including five men and seven women ranging in age from 19 to 60. "I'm sure the police will look into what they knew, what they could have done, what they did do and if anything could have been done differently", Khan said on BBC Breakfast .

Global Real Madrid fans want Cristiano Ronaldo to get Ballon d'Or honour
Author: 0 Real Madrid fans want Cristiano Ronaldo to get Ballon d'Or honour

Real Madrid has won their third Champions League title in last four years and 12th overall. Cristiano Ronaldo gave Real the lead after 20 minutes. But there have also been plenty of new developments, starting in Spain where Messi's Barcelona have been deposed as top dogs domestically, with Ronaldo's Real winning their first La Liga title since 2012.

Global Police shot, injured attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral
Author: 0 Police shot, injured attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral

A woman in the area at the time of the incident said that she heard two shots. Armed police cordoned off the site and the cathedral in central Paris that is visited by millions of tourists every year was locked down during the incident.

Author: 0 Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar

He later tweeted: "So good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off". "They said they would take a hard line on funding. "We've chose to take steps to make clear that enough is enough", Adel Al-Jubeir told journalists in Paris . A Pentagon spokesman said the crisis has had "no impact on our operations in Qatar or with regards to airspace permission around it".

Global Ireland gets set for its first gay conservative Prime Minister
Author: 0 Ireland gets set for its first gay conservative Prime Minister

A headline in the Daily Mail in the United Kingdom reads: "Son of Indian immigrant on course to become Ireland's first openly gay prime minister after being chosen to succeed Enda Kenny". The citizens of Ireland have voted Leo Varadkar to be their new Prime Minister, garnering 60% of the votes , the BBC reported. Varadkar's family members in Mumbai's Borivali celebrated the victory of Leo Varadkar till late Friday night.

Global Trump's sons defend father's Twitter attack against London mayor
Author: 0 Trump's sons defend father's Twitter attack against London mayor

On Monday, Clinton called for strengthened ties with global allies - a clear contrast with Trump, who has in recent days alarmed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies and withdrawn the United States from a Paris climate accord. President Trump has drawn harsh criticism for attacking Khan in the aftermath of Saturday's attack. If you're a member of the Trump clan, this terror attack is just another opportunity to say, "I told you so".

Author: 0 Qataris banned from Qantas flights to Dubai

The Saudi government's move follows coordinated action on Monday by Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to cut links with Qatar , accusing the country of supporting terrorism. That's despite accusations that Saudi Arabia, too, finances terrorism . The repercussions of cutting ties have been canceling flights to and from Qatar, shutting down border gates, freezing the activities of banks operating in Qatar and calling on all citizens and ambassadors to ...

Global London Mayor Does Not Want Trump to Visit the United Kingdom, Obviously
Author: 0 London Mayor Does Not Want Trump to Visit the United Kingdom, Obviously

During the US presidential election campaign, Khan was among many people who spoke out against Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States, an idea he said would play into the hands of extremists. "There's no reason to be alarmed", he says. However, his remark was taken out of context and used to create fear owing to Mr Khan's religious affiliation.

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan says isolating Qatar will not solve crisis

The U.S. military began moving into Al Udeid not long after the September 11 terrorist attacks when Saudi Arabia asked the Americans to leave. The way out has to be mending fences between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, ironing out differences and misunderstandings regarding their approach to Iran, clarifying Qatar's position on Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood and addressing Saudi concerns as well as those of Qatar.

Author: 0 Korea denounces new United Nations sanctions imposed over missile launch

The repeated successful missile tests by the North demonstrated steady progress in the country's pursuit of a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of striking the mainland of the US. "It is a fatal miscalculation if the countries, which have had a hand in the frame-up of the 'sanctions resolution, ' would even think that they can delay or hold in check the eye-opening development of the DPRK's nuclear forces even for a moment", the ministry said.

Author: 0 Devin Nunes Dives Back into the Russia Investigation

With Nunes's actions on Wednesday, however, it seems there was quite a big difference indeed. "These officials said lawmakers submitted questions that intelligence officers could answer only by revealing the identities of US individuals", according to the report.

Global Martin O'Neill Upbeat Despite 3-1 Defeat To Mexico
Author: 0 Martin O'Neill Upbeat Despite 3-1 Defeat To Mexico

Ireland's 3-5-2 formation - only altered to a 4-5-1 system midway through the second half - was ruthlessly exposed at times by the swift moving Mexicans. The 30-year-old might be entitled to feel that he has done well enough in competitive outings to keep his place but his failure to get to Carlos Sanchez's floated free shortly before the break after having chose to commit himself has left the manager with a decision to make.

Author: 0 USA unlikely to mediate Qatar diplomatic crisis

It was unclear how Trump's broadside against Qatar and any resulting diplomatic fallout might affect the US military presence in Qatar, where there are roughly 10,000 American troops and a major USA base. "It's a mixed bag with Qatar", said Republican Sen. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, expressed gratitude to Qatar for supporting the US presence, outlining no plans to adjust American military posture.

Global ISIS claims responsibility for attack against Copts in Egypt
Author: 0 ISIS claims responsibility for attack against Copts in Egypt

When they refused, the militants began shooting. The monastery, reachable only by a short, unpaved route that veers off the main highway, is in Minya province, where Christians account for more than 35 percent of the population, the highest level of any province.

Author: 0 Trump Signs Waiver Delaying Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Zomlot says: "We are ready to start the consultation process with the USA administration. We are serious and genuine about achieving a just and lasting peace", he said. King Abdullah 11 of Jordon visited Washington soon after President Trump's inauguration during which, the NYT report said, he warned President Trump of moving the embassy to Jerusalem, saying that it would evoke a possible violent backlash among Arabs and would laid to rest chances of any peace deal between Israel and the ...

Global Trump's terror tweets make a statement
Author: 0 Trump's terror tweets make a statement

And if it turns out that the assailants on Saturday were British they would have qualified for visa free travel into the USA, invalidating Trump's point even further. However, gunshot victim and former lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords slammed Trump's tweet and said that "every day we are having a gun debate because every day 90 people in our country die from gun violence".

Global Paris police say attacker shot, wounded outside Notre Dame
Author: 0 Paris police say attacker shot, wounded outside Notre Dame

One officer was hurt, according to one source. The three policemen, who were "in charge of surveillance, especially for tourists around Notre-Dame", were on patrol when the man allegedly approached one officer from behind and started hitting him with a hammer, said Collomb.

Global Police officer shoots attacker near Notre Dame cathedral in Paris
Author: 0 Police officer shoots attacker near Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

It read: "Locked inside #notre dame cathedral in #paris while police investigate attack outside against a policeman". Holmes minutes later said officials had started letting people exit the building. Hundreds of people on the esplanade in front of Notre Dame were evacuated and authorities urged people to stay away from the area. In contrast, 7.4 million people visited the Louvre in 2016.

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