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Author: 0 Tech CEOs meet with US officials ahead of Trump talks

The council, which includes the CEOs of some of the country's biggest tech businesses, is slated to discuss with the president ways to modernize the federal government's technology infrastructure while also improving the way it handles cybersecurity issues.

Author: 0 London Mosque Attack: Suspect arrested on suspicion of terror offenses, officials say

The van driver was detained by a crowd of witnesses, and held for 15 minutes until police arrived. He has been taken to hospital as a precaution, and will be taken into custody once discharged, the Met said. "Our prayers are with the victims". "Over the past weeks and months, Muslims have endured many incidents of Islamophobia, and this is the most violent manifestation to date", Mr Harun Khan, secretary-general of the council, said in a statement yesterday.

Global DOJ Presents Trump's Stymied Travel Ban to Highest Court
Author: 0 DOJ Presents Trump's Stymied Travel Ban to Highest Court

Presenting President Donald Trump's stymied travel ban to the Supreme Court last week, the Department of Justice has requested the court reinstate the travel ban until justices could rule on its constitutionality in October. In December of 2015 , Trump, then a presidential candidate leading in the polls, called for a "complete and total shutdown" of Muslims entering the United States following a series of coordinated terror attacks in Paris that left hundreds dead.

Global Driver dies after ramming auto into police van in Paris
Author: 0 Driver dies after ramming auto into police van in Paris

Broadcaster BFMTV aired footage showing intense flames coming from the passenger compartment of the vehicle and police apparently attempting to pull the driver out. "By God's grace, we were able to protect him from harm", Mahmoud said. A police source told Reuters that the man was known to security services.

Author: 0 Britain eyes Brexit deal ´like no other in history´

Britain and the European Union began their first formal Brexit negotiations Monday, under pressure to seal a deal amid disarray in London over whether to go for a hard or soft divorce. "She's got no mandate here and she's got no authority overseas and the negotiation starts tomorrow". Some of the main issues to be discussed are Britain's exit bill, which has previously been estimated at €100 billion, as well as the future rights of Brits living in the EU and Europeans living in the UK.

Author: 0 Talks on British exit from European Union begin in Brussels

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson expressed confidence that talks on the terms of U.K.'s divorce from the European Union would lead to a "happy resolution" that will benefit both sides on the long run, said. The bloc's budget is negotiated to cover a period of years, with the current agreement extending to 2020. Britain has balked at figures in that range.

Author: 0 May vows crackdown after van hits Muslims near London mosque

Eight of the injured were taken to hospitals, police said. One man, who was already ill and receiving CPR on the side of the road as the attack occurred, passed away after the incident. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said it was a "horrific terrorist attack " aimed at "innocent Londoners, many of whom were finishing prayers during the holy month of Ramadan".

Global A look at attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years
Author: 0 A look at attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years

The van reportedly came down the street, mounted the curb and drove into the crowd, according to the BBC . Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick added: "We are here as you are well aware because of the bad, awful attack that took place last night".

Global Death toll for London fire rises to 79, may change
Author: 0 Death toll for London fire rises to 79, may change

Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police said: "What is important to myself, and all of us, is to find everyone who is inside the building and return them to their loved ones". "It's hard to describe my feelings, because I can not imagine, and I would not want to put myself in the position of those families who have lost their loved ones".

Author: 0 Shiv Sena non-committal on BJP's Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind

Thackeray said Sena had proposed Bhagwats name while keeping in mind the concept of Hindurashtra (Hindu nation). However, no name was discussed by either side for the top Constitutional post. Adds that she will wait and watch if UPA announces a Dalit candidate as well. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Naidu on Friday met Communist Party of India (CPI) leaders D.

Author: 0 UK PM May condemns sickening terror attack on Muslims

Police say a vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London , leaving several casualties and one person was arrested. Sadly, he has died. -Two eyewitnesses tell CNN they saw three men in the van. "At that moment in time , basically a van swerved into them deliberately", he said, citing a witness at the scene.

Global Mastermind of Tehran Attack Has Been Killed: Iran
Author: 0 Mastermind of Tehran Attack Has Been Killed: Iran

Police, who said they were holding six suspects as part of their investigation into the attacks, also increased their patrols in the streets and subway stations of Tehran on Thursday. Abu Aisha was killed and the network forced to flee the country, the statement added. During the attack 17 people were martyred and more than 50 injured.

Global London mayor admits public anger over deadly fire
Author: 0 London mayor admits public anger over deadly fire

People protest demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire , in London , Friday June 16, 2017. All the images were taken in units where police know that everyone inside has been accounted for. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said that the response to the disaster had not been " not good enough " as she battled critics who targetted her post-election fragile government over the tragedy.

Global Dog Meat Sold as Chicken; Dog Skin Sold as Leather
Author: 0 Dog Meat Sold as Chicken; Dog Skin Sold as Leather

It found that Australian tourists visiting the Indonesian island were being sold dog meat from brutally butchered animals in popular tourist spots. 'Truth is, if you choose to eat meat, you may unknowingly be served dog in Bali '. 'In addition, mobile dog meat vendors are deliberately targeting tourists on beaches and are prepared to lie about the origin of the meat to get a sale'.

Author: 0 Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

Currently, he said, government tech is outdated and redundant, especially when compared to the private sector. Trump has spoken out against illegal immigration and signed an executive order banning travelers from six Muslim-majority countries, a source of tension with technology firms.

Global London tower toll rises to 79
Author: 0 London tower toll rises to 79

Queen Elizabeth II , 91, and her grandson, 34, had made an emotional visit together on Friday to see the survivors, meet with victims' families and rescue workers who were affected by the inferno, which engulfed the Grenfell Tower in London .

Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association chief Infantino says level of Confederations Cup organization flawless

After a "disappointing" 2-2 draw for the Euro champions against Mexico in their opening game at the ongoing Confederations Cup in Russia, Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo says his side are calm and are focused on the next game. Raphael Guerreiro missed a cross at the far post which gave Carlos Vela the chance to hook the ball back across for Hernandez to power home a diving header .

Author: 0 Russian Federation warns USA after downing of Syrian warplane

A statement issued by U.S. Central Command said the plane was downed "in collective self-defense of Coalition-partnered forces". The Defense Ministry explained the move by saying it will stop abiding by its military cooperation agreement with the U.S.

Global Trump Encourages Voters To Back Handel On Day Before Special Election
Author: 0 Trump Encourages Voters To Back Handel On Day Before Special Election

According to the Cook Political Report's Partisan Voter Index, there are 71 Republican-held House seats that are actually less GOP-leaning than Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Scalise was shot by a man who identified on social media as a liberal, and he offered angry critiques of Republicans and President Donald Trump. Trump also held a fundraiser for Handel while in town for the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in April.

Author: 0 Queen s Speech for 2018 cancelled to deal with Brexit

In the same statement, the government said it will aim to address the "deep-rooted inequalities in our society" following the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, which British police said on Saturday has likely claimed the lives at least 58 people.

Author: 0 U.S. military repositioning aircraft over Syria

This is not the first time American forces have dealt a blow to Assad. Russian Federation on Monday threatened to target US and coalition aircraft operating over Syria, further escalating already simmering tensions in the war-torn region.

Author: 0 BJP fielding Dalit in prez polls for votebank politics, says Uddhav

Swaminathan for the President's post. "The name (of Kovind) has been chosen with an eye on Dalit votes", Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said on Monday, even as he added: "We have no issue if you make anyone President; let him work for everybody and the Sena would support it".

Global Wife of suspected Alexandria shooter speaks out in emotional press conference
Author: 0 Wife of suspected Alexandria shooter speaks out in emotional press conference

USA media identified Hodgkinson , who died following a shootout with police in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, as a 66-year-old from Belleville Illinois, a suburb of St. At the request of the family, we will continue to provide periodic updates. The shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise is the centerpiece of the newest attack ad in the Georgia special election.

Author: 0 Moreno's Header Saves Mexico On A Mixed Day For Ronaldo, Chicharito

The 32-year-old assisted Ricardo Quaresma in putting Portugal ahead on 34 minutes before Javier Hernandez equalised with a low header for Mexico . Soares scored late with a right-foot shot from inside the area after Mexico midfielder Hector Herrera gave the ball away, and Moreno's equalizer came with a firm header from close range after a corner kick one minute into injury time.

Author: 0 'Man killed in London mosque attack Bangladeshi'

The city's Mayor Sadiq Khan, also paid tribute to the religious leader and the local community who apprehended the attacker near the mosque, keeping him safe from mob violence. Police arrested the man soon after. "We continue to urge the public to be vigilant and to report any suspicious activity to the police by calling 0800 789 321 in confidence, or 999 in an emergency".

Author: 0 Official London Grenfell fire toll at 79, say police

She said more help will be sent to the scene to help survivors cope and find alternative housing. Counselors are already working with 52 families. However, there was unhappiness that the Prime Minister's visit to victims came more than 48 hours after the disaster.

Global Hospital Upgrades Scalise Condition To 'Serious,' Says He Is 'More Responsive'
Author: 0 Hospital Upgrades Scalise Condition To 'Serious,' Says He Is 'More Responsive'

But Scalise can hope to make an "excellent recovery", his trauma surgeon said Friday. The person did not disclose the names, but said those listed had been briefed. Doctors "fully expect him to walk", Sava said, "and hopefully run". They said that his "risk of death" has substantially lowered than when he arrived at the hospital.

Global Vehicle ploughs through crowd near London mosque
Author: 0 Vehicle ploughs through crowd near London mosque

Sky News reported that the mosque's imam prevented the crowd from beating the attacker until police arrived. Police arrested the van's driver, but were trying to determine whether the collision was accidental or deliberate. A statement from Palmers Green mosque, Oakthorpe Road, said: "As peaceful worshippers readied themselves after Tarawih for their suhoor, they fell victim to a bad attack outside Finsbury Park Mosque".

Author: 0 British police release footage showing devastation inside London's Grenfell tower

They previously estimated the figure to be 30. The fire has also been transformed into a symbol of class inequality - the Grenfell Tower's charred remains stand high above one of the British capital's wealthiest neighborhoods. Police released images inside Grenfell Tower that show the damage caused by the blaze. May also said that a public inquiry that is looking into the Grenfell Fire will report directly to her and that she has asked for daily updates from the neighbourhood to be ...

Author: 0 UK Begins Brexit Negotiations In Brussels

Jon and Dan also discuss how the election has changed things in Brussels, plus the key issues of the article 50 divorce talks - sequencing, citizens' rights, the border in Northern Ireland, and the UK's exit bill - with the Guardian's correspondent there, Jennifer Rankin.

Global Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relationship
Author: 0 Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relationship

President Donald Trump has announced a series of changes to the Obama-era Cuba policy and is challenging the Cuban government to negotiate a better deal. aim of "debilitating the revolution or forcing the submission of the Cuban people", who have resisted the United States onslaught for six decades. "The choice now lies with Havana whether to take these actions".

Author: 0 Special counsel investigating Kushner business dealings

As the Post notes, the meeting took place as Kushner's family sought financing for the hulking, debt-laden office building they own at 666 Fifth Avenue . His actions are being scrutinised as part of a wider investigation into whether Trump's team colluded with Russian Federation during last year's election campaign.

Global London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number' of injuries
Author: 0 London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number' of injuries

An AFP reporter could see a helicopter and many emergency vehicles at the scene, which was closed off by a large police cordon. Ten people were hurt, all of them Muslims, with eight of them requiring hospital treatment. The statement says: "One man was pronounced dead at the scene". The man who had a heart attack later died , but first responders said it is unclear if his death resulted from the heart attack or collision with the van, according to the BBC .

Global Storm chances increase for Monday and Monday night
Author: 0 Storm chances increase for Monday and Monday night

New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11p.m. TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and warm. Southwest wind around 7 miles per hour. Tuesday night , partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

Author: 0 No evidence of Islamic State link to Jerusalem attack -Israeli police

Whether or not ISIS had a hand in the attack, the group's Amaq news agency said it wouldn't be its last. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said the IS claim was an attempt to " muddy the waters ", adding that the attack was carried out by "two Palestinians from the PFLP and a third from Hamas".

Global One dead in 'potential terrorist attack' near London mosque
Author: 0 One dead in 'potential terrorist attack' near London mosque

So, it's the holy month of Ramadan. Witnesses described hearing a van driver, who was detained by members of the public at the scene, shout: "I'm going to kill Muslims". People are noticing that the imam stopped the alleged attacker from being injured by an angry crowd. Mrs May was speaking after chairing a meeting of the government's emergency Cobra committee.

Author: 0 Supreme Court ruling results in talc lawsuit mistrial

The Supreme Court ruling Monday could wipe out five previous verdicts from trials in St. Louis against Johnson & Johnson. "I think realistically I think the outcome of those may very well be that their remanded back to the state court to determine whether there is specific jurisdiction", Onder says.

Author: 0 Sadiq Khan: Anger over Grenfell Tower fire follows 'years of neglect'

Tottenham MP David Lammy has also called on the Prime Minister and Metropolitan Police to immediately seize all relevant Grenfell Tower documents, and said fear of a potential cover-up is growing. Police have been struggling to come up with an authoritative list of who was in the building when the fire started, making it hard to determine how many had died.

Author: 0 London cardinal 'appalled' by Finsbury Park attack on Muslims

After, she said: "The bad terrorist attack which took place last night was an evil borne out of hatred and it has devastated a community". "When he was running he was saying "I wanna kill more people, I wanna kill more Muslims", he told BBC TV.

Author: 0 Moment of silence for London fire victims

The Wednesday blaze has so far killed 58 people while many other residents still remain unaccounted for. The British government on Sunday scrambled to contain the political fallout from the London highrise inferno that has claimed at least 58 lives as officials focused on building materials that may have spread the fire quickly.

Global UK Prime Minister calls London terror attack on mosque 'sickening'
Author: 0 UK Prime Minister calls London terror attack on mosque 'sickening'

Witnesses indicate that the act seemed to be intentional as the driver rammed a white rental van through a crowd of people leaving the mosque after Ramadan evening prayer. "This was quite clearly an attack on Muslims who looked like they were probably Muslims and they were coming from a prayer meeting", said the Met police commissioner, Cressida Dick.

Global Souther California Has A Sole Powerball Winner
Author: 0 Souther California Has A Sole Powerball Winner

Saturday night's drawing is for a $447.8 million jackpot. California is one of 44 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, that participate in Powerball. The lucky punter matched all six numbers on their Powerball ticket which was sold in southern California. The store is just off a highway in an area originally developed as a retirement community.

Author: 0 Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021

Prosecutors in Madrid recently filed a complaint to a court in Pozuelo de Alarcon that accused the four-time Ballon d'Or victor of a "voluntary" and "conscious" breach of his tax obligations, claiming the 32-year-old created a "business structure" in 2010 to hide earnings from image rights between 2011 and 2014, thus defrauding the Spanish tax authorities out of €14.7million.

Author: 0 Otto Warmbier has died; released by North Korea last week

Richardson's foundation was involved in 20 meetings in NY "trying to press for his release " and sent a private delegation late a year ago to North Korea , as also reported by The Wall Street Journal . The family appeared on Fox News and asked Trump to intervene. North Korea says delegates it sent to a United Nations' conference in NY were "literally mugged" by USA authorities as they tried to leave John F.

Author: 0 Warmbiers Blast Obama For Not Saving Son From DPRK

Fred went on to disparage the Obama administration's efforts to save his son. Doctors, however, do not know precisely how Warmbier reached that state. The father, wearing the cream sport coat his son wore during his televised trial in North Korea , stopped short of saying how he believed his son was injured.

Global London mosque attack suspect named, held on terror grounds
Author: 0 London mosque attack suspect named, held on terror grounds

At the same time , the statement warned people against Islamophobia , while calling on the global community "to unite so as to fight terrorism ". Armed police guard a street in the Finsbury Park area of north London where a vehicle hit pedestrians on 19 June 2017.

Global Gulf crisis: Qatar slams Saudi Arabia, allies' terrorism list as 'baseless'
Author: 0 Gulf crisis: Qatar slams Saudi Arabia, allies' terrorism list as 'baseless'

But Trump, taking a much harder line than his chief diplomat, demanded that Qatar "stop teaching people to kill other people, stop filling their heads with hate", and stop funding terror groups. Trump on Tuesday backed the regional efforts to isolate Qatar, supporting the Saudi regime and its allies and suggesting the key US ally - home to the largest American airbase in the Middle East - has been funding "extremism".

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