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Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attack, official says

In March, a British convert to Islam ran down people with a vehicle on Westminster Bridge , killing four before fatally stabbing a policeman on Parliament's grounds. "So it's important that we first of all make sure there is no one else outstanding". They were wearing fake suicide vests, police said, a tactic aimed at causing more uncertainty and fear. Read More »

France, India show unity on Paris climate deal after U.S. move

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Modi said that several Indians fought in the first two world wars for world peace. Modi, whose country is the world's third-biggest emissions generator, said in Russian Federation on Friday that he would continue to back the deal. In his English-language speech from the presidential palace, unprecedented from a French president in an address at home, Mr Macron said: "I do respect this decision but I do think it is an actual mistake both for the United States and for our planet". Read More »

Jerusalem mayor sends condolences to London counterpart

They were confronted and shot by police at Borough Market within eight minutes of the first call being made. "As our understanding grows we now understand that the van at London Bridge started the attack at 21.58 yesterday, as it went from north to south on the river". Read More »

United Nations expands sanctions against North Korea

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China has protested the installation of THAAD, claiming it hurts their national interest, while Seoul countered that the move is needed to better protect the country from evolving North Korean missile threats. North Korea today slammed the latest United Nations sanctions as "mean" and vowed to press ahead with its missile and nuclear weapons programmes. Commenting on Mattis' remarks, Andrew Yang (楊念祖), a Taiwanese scholar on defense affairs and a former defense minister, said his remarks ... Read More »

Arrested Following London Bridge Terror Attack

Crowther said the officer will be "touched" when he sees the vast messages of support from across the United Kingdom and around the world. British Prime Minister Theresa May calls for the country to unite after another terrorist attack in London . Read More »

Trump Signs Waiver Delaying Israel Embassy Move

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The decision by President Donald Trump comes days after his official visit to Israel , where he did not refer Jerusalem. "Leaving embassies outside of Jerusalem causes the chances for peace to recede and contributes to Palestinian fantasies that there is no connection between the Jewish people, the Jewish state, and Jerusalem". Read More »

Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'

The new poll showed support for the Conservatives at 42 percent, down one point from the previous YouGov/Sunday Times poll, while Labour was on 38 percent, up two points. "What people will know when they go to vote on Thursday is that it is the Conservative Party that always has been and is and always will be a low-tax party", she said during a campaign stop. Read More »

Ireland's ruling Fine Gael party set to announce new leader

The referendum passed with 61% of the vote , making Ireland the first nation to legalize marriage equality by popular vote. "Delighted and humbled" was Varadkar's response upon hearing of the win. Though the Fine Gael party and its allies have the largest bloc of seats in Parliament, they do not command a majority. But Varadkar has sought to position himself as a youthful, globally minded leader, in the mold of Canada's Justin Trudeau or France's Emmanuel Macron. Read More »

Trump wants fair deal for Americans under Paris agreement: WH

The president has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from both inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until the last minute. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said it is "absolutely essential" that the world unite to combat the threat from climate change. At the close of the 2017 legislative session Hawaii also passed House Concurrent Resolution 113 calling on all states and the federal government to take action and ... Read More »

Terror in London: Attacks at Two Popular Tourist Spots

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December 5: A man attacked three people with a knife at the Leytonstone tube station in East London . Most political parties have suspended national general election campaigning , but Mrs May said full campaigning would resume on Monday and the general election would go ahead as planned on Thursday. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron: my handshake with Trump was 'a moment of truth'

He succeeded, but just barely. In an interview with the Journal du Dimanche (JDD), the French president said the long handshake had meaning. "It's not the be-all-and-end-all... Diplomacy can be a white-knuckle ride at times, but French President Emmanuel Macron refused to be shaken when he found himself in an unexpected standoff with U.S. Read More »

Turkey Calls US Actions Against Erdogan Bodyguards "Aggressive and Unprofessional"

The Turkish side accuses the USA of not providing adequate protection and of allowing the protesters to get too close to Turkish officials, including the president. A Turkish court in Ankara on Monday morning started a mass trial of 221 defendants, including high-ranking military officials, over their alleged involvement in a failed coup last July 15. Read More »

61 mayors adopt Paris climate accord after USA pulls out

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President Trump has been saying that he would probably get out of the deal, so how about everyone stops acting so surprised? Mr Putin said that he views North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as an instrument of American foreign policy, and that he has been concerned by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military infrastructure edging closer to Russian borders. Read More »

India committed to Paris agreement: Harsh Vardhan

Modi delivered on France's hope that India would confirm its commitment to the Paris Agreement, saying that fighting on behalf of "Mother Planet" is a gift for future generations. Trump does believe the climate is changing and that humans have a role in it, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley told CNN's Jake Tapper, adding that the president chose to pull out of the Paris pact because the rules hurt US businesses. Read More »

Cyclone Mora: Bad weather to linger today

Evacuation efforts were ongoing, with almost 300,000 people already shifted to cyclone shelters, disaster management authority spokesman Abul Hashim said. Another refugee, Ali Zahar, said roofs had been blown off houses, a school and the office of the camp where he lived. Captain Sharma said, " INS Sumitra operating in the Northern Bay of Bengal rescued 27 Bangladeshis who were found adrift at sea approximately 100 miles south of Chittagong". Read More »

Iraq paramilitary troops take strategic town west of Mosul

Iraqi forces backed by Washington on Friday recaptured one of the four key districts making up the ISIS-held enclave in Mosul , a military statement said. It has been encircling the city, ISIL's de facto capital in Syria , since November. In one incident, militants slit the throats of eight men accused of giving coordinates to the US-led coalition at the site of bombardment in their town in Syria, where there have been retaliatory attacks on government-held villages. Read More »

Al Gore: Trump's Paris decision 'indefensible'

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The same goes for climate deniers, the ex-vice president said. But the national targets are voluntary, leaving room for the USA and the almost 200 other countries in the agreement to alter their commitments. But make no mistake: if President Trump won't lead, the American people will. There was a wide criticism of the Paris deal from both sides at the time , with some believing that the goals were not ambitious enough and others claiming that the additional regulations would hurt ... Read More »

May condemns 'evil ideology' behind London terror attack

After that attack, Britain's official terrorism threat level was raised from "severe" to "critical", meaning an attack may be imminent. The county's major political parties temporarily suspended campaigning with only days to go before the general election. Read More »

Trump 'evolving' on climate action, pressured by Europeans

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Despite the scant mention of the article, Mr Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer insisted "there's 100 per cent commitment to Article 5 ". The summit marks Trump's final stop on a maiden global trip that began in Saudi Arabia and Israel, where the president was warmly embraced by the countries' leaders. Read More »

The Trump-Russia story - in 198 words

In an interview with The Cipher Brief, Morell, a supporter of Hillary Clinton , also warned against "over-connecting" the dots based on the reports . Kushner's security clearance", the group wrote Wednesday in a letter to White House Counsel Dan McGahn, according to Politico . Lewandowski said Trump is best served by having staff around him who know him well. Read More »

Tiger Woods: Watch Full Dash Cam Footage From His DUI Arrest

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The brake lights are on, and the right turn signal is blinking. Both tires on the driver's side of Woods's Mercedes were flat at the time of his arrest, and there was damage to the front and rear bumpers. At the 8:42 mark of this video, Woods can be seen being placed in handcuffs. Woods says that what happened was "an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications". Read More »

Environment minister calls US withdrawal from climate deal 'regrettable'

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Obama , whose administration negotiated the agreement, said the countries that remain in the Paris deal will "reap the benefits in "jobs and industries created" and that the U.S. During his 2016 presidential campaign, Trump blasted the accord, saying it would cost the US economy trillions of dollars with no tangible benefit. Read More »

Tiger Woods blew zero for booze, but was 'droopy,' cops say

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The car's engine was running and its lights were on. "Woods had extremely slow and slurred speech", the report states. Authorities in Jupiter, Florida where Woods was arrested told TMZ that the footage was being reviewed for redaction and would "likely be available for release May 31st", the gossip site reported Wednesday. Read More »

Afghanistan: At least 90 people lost their lives in Kabul attack

At least 11 Afghan guards working for the United States embassy were among those killed and 11 American citizens working as contractors in Kabul were among the wounded, USA officials said. "It used to be that Kabul was this island of security. now we're seeing (violence) penetrate the capital". Afghan Ambassador to the UK, Said Tayeb Jawad, told CNN's Clarissa Ward that the country's security agencies have intercepted "many similar attacks", including one a few days ago. Read More »

Trump Escalates Feud with Germany over Trade and NATO Dues

The chancellor went on to say that the German government and Germany as a whole would continue to meet its obligations under the deal, and live up to its commitments towards assisting developing countries with the challenges they faced with regard to global warming. Read More »

Putin: US Hackers May Have Framed Russia for Election Interference

According to Kelly, Putin also hinted that it is possible Central Intelligence Agency could have framed Russian Federation for the hacking. "Hackers can be anywhere", Putin told Kelly. During an interview with the news network's Megyn Kelly , Putin stated through the NBC News translator: "Hackers can be anywhere". While addressing the forum Friday, Putin also said the hacking accusations against his country were nothing more than "harmful gossip", and that it was damaging worldwide ... Read More »

Grande to return to stage Sunday for Manchester benefit show

Proceeds from the One Love Manchester event will go towards supporting grieving families and victims of the bombing. Grande is joined by a litany of stars for the sold-out concert, including Justin Bieber , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Coldplay, Pharrell Williams, Usher and the Black Eyed Peas . Read More »

The people wanted Trump; get over it already

Andrew Therriault, the former director of data science for the DNC, called those claims "fucking bullshit". "I set up my campaign and we have our own data operation", she said . Advisers to Obama have said he wants to give a new generation of leaders room to grow. But Clinton's tin ear hasn't improved with age or experience. Read More »

BTP officer 'tackled terrorists with his baton'

The death toll of seven didn't include the three attackers. "If we don't get smart it will only get worse", Trump said . My thoughts are with the victims and their families. "We will never let these cowards win and we will never be cowed by terrorism", he said . "GOD BLESS!" And the US State Department said America was ready to provide assistance to United Kingdom authorities. Read More »

Israel says relations restored with Senegal after spat

The king had been due to attend the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) summit in Monrovia on Saturday and Sunday, where members are expected to discuss Morocco's petition to join the bloc as a "full member", the foreign ministry said late Thursday. Read More »

Vice President Responds To Mayor Peduto's Commitment To Paris Climate Accord

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt was asked the same question over and over and over again during a Friday briefing with reporters: Does President Trump still believe global warming is a hoax? Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who has often expressed concern over climate change, has slammed US President Donald Trump for his decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement . Read More »