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Question on Saudi democracy gives State Dept pause

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All of the above represents how vastly out of touch with reality on terrorism President Donald Trump is. The animosity between these groups through the ages makes Saudi Arabia and other moderate Islamic countries natural allies of the US against radical terrorism. Read More »

London Bridge: Van Reportedly Veers Into Pedestrians

British police had rushed to several incidents across London on Saturday after witnesses said a van ploughed into pedestrians at London Bridge , and police confirmed there was an incident that may have involved a van and a knife attack that resulted in multiple fatalities. Read More »

Japan, US agree joint drill will boost deterrence

Mattis, speaking at the Shangri-La defense summit in Singapore , said the United States would not accept China's militarization of man-made islands in the resource-rich South China Sea because it undermines stability in the region. In response, the Chinese foreign ministry said Beijing would "remain firm to defend its rights in the region". Japan's defence minister on Saturday backed the United States using any option to deal with North Korea, including military strikes, and said Tokyo ... Read More »

Trump offers help on London attacks, touts need for travel ban

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Two of Britain's main parties, including the ruling Conservative party , on Sunday chose to suspend its campaign for the general election after the terrorist attack in London , which killed six persons and injured 48 others. "Following updates from police and security officials, I can confirm that the bad incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism", Ms May said. Read More »

Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West

The claims of Russian interference were driven by the "desire of those who lost the USA elections to improve their standing", Putin said in the interview recorded during his Monday visit to France. Macron also said he would be "constantly vigilant" about the situation in Chechnya. As a fervent Europhile, Macron was a direct target of Kremlin-backed hackers, if not the Kremlin itself, during the presidential campaign, in which he comfortably defeated the far-right's Marine Le Pen. Read More »

French citizens injured in London terrorist attack

President Donald Trump has also been briefed. Seven people were killed and almost 50 were injured in a terror attack involving a vehicle striking pedestrians on London Bridge and three attackers stabbing people in nearby Borough Market, authorities said. Read More »

London Bridge attack: What happened?

The suspects were wearing what looked like explosive vests but these were later established to be hoaxes. A man went flying some 20 feet in the air as a white van crashed into a group of people on the London Bridge , a witnesses said on Sunday. Read More »

Nurse Had 'Laughing Feeling' After Killing Elderly Patients

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And as the Star's Sandro Contenta reported, it informed the College of Nurses of Ontario on March 31, 2014, that it had fired Wettlaufer for a "medication error" that put the life of a resident at risk. Without providing details, the CAMH summary notes that "she had her licence restricted for a time early in her nursing career due to overdosing on hospital medication while at work". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane hails Real Madrid's incredible success

At least 1,000 people were injured, seven seriously, after a bomb scare triggered a stampede among Juventus fans assembled to watch the Champions League final in Turin, police said Sunday. They still have lots to give this club but we can improve the team. Victory crowned a glorious season for Madrid, who have pulled off a La Liga and European Cup double for the first time since 1958, having also won the Club World Cup and European Super Cup. Read More »

This man's moustache won the BBC Question Time debate

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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson leapt on Mr Corbyn's comments, saying they were "chilling". He wouldn't, he explained, want to get to the situation where he had to decide whether to press the button. I too don't like Corbyn's sympathy for the IRA, his media incompetency, or even the people the surrounds himself with (and yes, I'm looking directly at you, Diane Abbott), but there are glimmers of red hope in the dark. Read More »

White House Will No Longer Take Questions About Trump And Russia

The head of the Partnership for Public Service, which is advising the Trump administration on hiring, said qualified candidates' second-guessing working in the White House adds even more pressure to an already stressful undertaking. The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the president's more popular posts . Rather than simply saying that it was a typo, Trump tweeted , "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". Read More »

Killed in Vehicle and Stabbing Incidents in London

Saturday's horror began around 10 p.m. local time when a white van veered off the road and barreled into pedestrians on London Bridge. All three attackers were shot dead by police within eight minutes of the first emergency call to officers. Read More »

Putin tells NBC: US hackers could have framed Russian Federation in election hack

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Speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg, Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington are now at their lowest point since Cold War times. U.S. intelligence agencies have accused Russian Federation of hacking into Democratic Party emails, helping Donald Trump's election victory, and the congressional and FBI investigations into the Trump campaign's ties with Russian Federation have broken the Kremlin's hopes for a detente with Washington. Read More »

United Kingdom election to go ahead on June 8 despite London attack

The British PM said that the attackers are copying one another and that the nation cannot pretend that the way things are can continue. London Bridge is a major transport hub and nearby Borough Market is a fashionable warren of alleyways packed with bars and restaurants that is always bustling on a Saturday night. Read More »

Police Conduct Raid at Home of London Terror Attack Suspect

The three attackers were shot dead, police said. A massive manhunt was launched after the incident . Please be vigilant and if you suspect something is wrong then report it to the police. During a terrorist attack in London , at least six people were killed in the night. A Reuters reporter said some time after the attack began that he had heard loud bangs near the Borough Market area, but these appeared to be controlled explosions by security services. Read More »

Silicon Valley reacts to the United States backing out of Paris Agreement

Framing his decision as "a reassertion of America's sovereignty", Trump said he was "elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris". "I regret the decision of the United States president", Merkel said on Thursday evening. The UN chief said he was "deeply convinced" that U.S. "states, cities, the business community, the civil society will also remain engaged, will bet in the green economy". Read More »

India committed to climate change pact: Harsh Vardhan

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Unfazed by the U.S. withdrawal, India and France on Saturday pledged themselves to a successful implementation of the Paris accord on climate change even as they vowed to jointly fight the scourge of terrorism, the two challenges that are stalking the world at large. Read More »

London attack: Enough is enough - Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May has called an emergency meeting of security officials and ministers early on Sunday and the police will bolster their presence on the streets of London , Rowley said . She said the recent terror attacks in Britain , while not directly linked, "are bound together by the single evil ideology of Islamist extremism". Read More »

India's prime minister condemns London attacks

The attacks come less than a week before Britons vote in a national election. The UK goes to the polls on 8 June. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said on LBC: "My respect for the emergency services increases each additional day that I am the mayor of London ". Read More »

Philippine police say casino attacker was indebted gambler

The suspect, Jessie Carlos, a 43-year-old father-of-three, had a gambling problem and was dismissed from the Department of Finance in 2014 for failing to accurately disclose his assets and liabilities, said Director Oscar Albayalde, chief of the Manila police force. Read More »

China vows to uphold Paris climate deal

Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations , reportedly made the statement on a program scheduled for telecast on Sunday. The day after the USA announced its withdrawal from the Paris climate pact, Beijing expressed its willingness to step in and champion the cause. Read More »

Paris climate accord: Merkel pledges more decisive action for mother earth

Addressing an election campaign in Bavaria, Merkel on Sunday said that following Trump's election and Brexit, Europeans "really have to take destiny into their own hands". Administration officials say Germany has exploited a weak euro to... White House spokesman Sean Spicer, asked about the president's relationship with Merkel, told a news briefing: "They get along very well. Read More »

World must unite, foil Trump blow to planet

Tapping into the "America First" message he used on the election trail, Trump announced the withdrawal on Thursday, saying that participating in the pact would undermine the us economy, wipe out U.S.jobs, weaken national sovereignty and put his country at a permanent disadvantage. Read More »

United Kingdom polls to go ahead on Jun 8; May condemns Islamist extremism

Ms Jones said: "She told me in French: 'I don't know where those two other people are.' So the police are checking the Thames". Streets in the area would have been busy with people on a Saturday night out. "These acts of violence were truly shocking and I condemn them in the strongest terms", Harun Khan, the MCB's secretary general, said. Prime Minister Theresa May said she was being updated by officials on the "fast-moving" situation, adding: "I can confirm that the awful incident in ... Read More »

House Oversight Committee Chairman Chaffetz to step down in June

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Department of Justice within the next few weeks if they exist and if they'll share them with the House Oversight Committee he chairs. This week reports emerged that former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey had taken notes after Trump privately asked him to end a probe into his former National Security Adviser before firing Comey. Read More »

France and India pledge to combat climate change

The agreement signed by 195 countries in the French capital in 2015 "can protect future generations and give new hope", he said after two hours of talks with Macron at the presidential Elysee Palace . "For us, this (protection of environment ) is an article of faith". Explaining his decision to withdraw from the deal , Mr Trump said it would cost the United States $3tn (£2.3tn) in lost GDP while rival economies like China and India were treated more favourably. Read More »

United States exit from Paris deal leaves everyone wondering what happens next

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Even a direct appeal from the Vatican wasn't enough to persuade the president. However, the rest of the signatories pledged to defend the agreement and not to backtrack in the fight against climate change. Trump's "America First" mantra, underscored by his condemnation of both Bush's wars and Obama's diplomacy, has signalled a new strain of isolationism. Read More »

General election to go ahead on Thursday: British PM

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The attack comes less than three months after an attacker ran down people with a vehicle on Westminster Bridge, killing four, then stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament. London police have advised people to take cover in a safe place after reports of three incidents at London Bridge , the nearby Borough Market, and Vauxhall. Read More »

Climate Change Doesn't Give A Damn About Trump Or Brexit

He added: 'As the mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris agreement for our people, our economy and future'. An initial promise of $3 billion has only been partially fulfilled , and the remaining payments won't be coming under Trump. When former President Barack Obama signed the pact in 2015, he pledged by 2025 to lower greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 percent below their 2005 levels. Read More »

Conservatives continue to lead Labour in latest opinion polls

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People in the North East appear to narrowly support charges for those who use A&E unnecessarily, with 48.9% saying they would back such a policy, with Conservative voters, 77.5%, particularly keen, although Labour voters are more likely to be against the scheme, 38.7% saying yes against 45.6% who said no. Read More »

Pak fires mortars, automatics on LoC, Army retaliates

India has stepped up military pressure on Pakistan along the 778-km LoC, with targeted fire assaults and "major sniping operations", ever since the beheading of two Indian soldiers in the Krishna Ghati sector on May 1. Army sources confirmed retaliation by the Army but refrained from giving details of estimated loss across LoC. It came after New Delhi accused Pakistan of murdering and mutilating Indian soldiers at the border. Read More »

Putin suggests US hackers could have interfered with election, blamed Russia

Speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg on Friday, Putin said Assad's forces were not responsible for a fatal chemical attack in Syria in April. Snowden had the right to act in the way he did however, said Putin, who said he agreed that US surveillance had become too intrusive, while praising his own country's intelligence services for operating within the law. Read More »