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US ICBM intercept test sends clear message to N. Korea: senator


Jim Syring is the vice admiral who directs the Pentagon agency in charge of developing the missile defense system. Video released Wednesday by the U.S. However, Syring said decoys were used in Tuesday's test and in some previous tests - contrary to what he said were published reports that GMD was not going up against decoys. Read More »

UK's May sees lead slip further, still set for majority - Opinium poll

Instead, the Conservatives are starting to get anxious. First, what could have happened to make Britons rethink their opinion of Corbyn, previously derided as "unelectable" by his critics? And secondly, could the polls just be wrong? Sanders likened himself to Corbyn and cited similarities between recent developments in the U.S. Read More »

Ariana Grande Livestreams Her Bombing Benefit Concert In Manchester


The singer took to the stage after a one-minute silence for the 22 victims who lost their lives in the bombing at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena . Robbie Williams also performed, changing some of his lyrics of "Strong" to honor the Manchester victims. "We're still singing our song, our song, our song", as the crowd chanted along. Read More »

Scotland 'must have a choice' on independence, says Sturgeon

The Scottish National Party set out its opposition to further spending cuts by the United Kingdom government and reinforced its pledge to challenge Prime Minister Theresa May's aim to leave the European Union's single market and hold another independence referendum. Read More »

One Love Manchester Ariana Grande's boyfriend Mac Miller joins her on stage

Crowds arrive to attend the One Love Manchester benefit concert Sunday June 4, 2017 , for the victims of last month's Manchester Arena terror attack at the Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, England. What did you think of Ariana Grande's heartfelt tribute to victims of the Manchester bombing? . On Friday, Grande visited some of her injured fans at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. Read More »

Police say Oklahoma man shoots man trying to drown infants


The twins, a boy and girl who were born prematurely, were then transferred to an Oklahoma City Hospital where they remained in stable condition and were doing well as of Friday, according to Bratcher. According to News OK , Foster has a criminal record. Matters came to the fore on Friday as 27 year old father, Leland Michael Foster forced his way into the next door residence where upon he held the mother of his twin babies at bay with a knife while attempting to submerge the infants in ... Read More »

UK election pauses, for second time, after London attack


Metropolitan Police Federation chairman Ken Marsh said: "First and foremost our thoughts are with the families of those who lost loved ones in the horrific events last night and we wish well to those still injured". The prime minister is set to lead a meeting of the government emergency response committee Sunday, British officials added. Khan had earlier said Londoners would see an increased police presence on the streets of the city and people should not be alarmed by that. Read More »

London attackers killed in 'unprecedented' hail of bullets


The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the Manchester bombing , but there hasn't yet been a claim of responsibility for the London attack , which the prime minister linked to Islamic extremism. "And I'm quite clear that we will never let them win nor will we allow them to cower our city or Londoners". Most police officers in Britain are not armed and it is unusual for officers to fire their guns. Read More »

London Prime Minister Addresses Terror Attacks: "Things Need To Change"


Seven people were killed and at least 48 others were wounded, some critically, before officers shot and killed the three suspected assailants. Grande, who will headline a benefit concert in Manchester later Sunday alongside stars including Pharrell Williams and Justin Bieber, tweeted that she was "Praying for London ". Read More »

General Election 2017: YouGov poll predicts hung parliament


The poll indicated the Tories could lose 20 of the 330 seats they hold, and Jeremy Corbyn's Labour gain almost 30 MPs. British Prime Minister Theresa May was fighting to shore up her general election campaign on Wednesday after a shock projection suggested she could lose her parliamentary majority, leaving the pound wobbling. Read More »

Air freight cools to merely 'robust' growth levels in April


Year over year for the three months preceding April, the cost of air travel decreased 10 percent on an inflation-adjusted basis. Turning to global markets, IATA notes that April worldwide passenger demand rose 12.5% compared to April last year, with "all regions recording double-digit year-over-year traffic increases for the first time in 12 years". Read More »

The French Government Trolls Trump On The Paris Climate Accords


Macron, in a joint news conference with Bloomberg and Hidalgo, said the Paris climate pact is irreversible despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from it. Nobody at the White House was able to say on Friday whether President Donald Trump believes in climate change . Echoing earlier remarks from his boss, European Union commissioner for climate action and energy, Miguel Arias Canete, pledged continued "global leadership" on climate change . Read More »

Trump mulling gag on public testimony of ex-FBI chief

Given the commander in chief's "history of changing his mind at the last minute about major decisions" it's hard to know for certain what he'll do, but, regardless, legal experts agree the case for invoking executive privilege would be weak anyway. Read More »

Rice Says No Evidence Trump Travel Ban Would Make U.S. Safer


Warner continued, "If there's new procedures put in place, put those procedures in place". Mr. Trump had tweeted shortly after the London attack. We need to be smart, vigilant and tough. He also said that information sharing between British and American intelligence is still "top-notch" and moving forward. "Obviously there's value in the internet, we want to continue to have these connections". Read More »

Sailing-Oracle Team USA gain America's Cup bonus with New Zealand win


Oracle Team USA defends the 2017 America's Cup after two consecutive wins in 2010 and 2013. Softbank Team Japan head into their semi-final against Artemis Racing as clear underdogs, but their performances so far should give them hope. "We know that to go and beat Oracle Team USA we now have to beat SoftBank Team Japan and Emirates Team New Zealand". And copped a second penalty after they got a wind shift which meant they had not dropped back the requisite two boat lengths quickly enough. Read More »

London Attack: Police Arrest 12 In East London Suburb

Witnesses at the Elliot restaurant in Borough Market described seeing large groups of people running up the street - as it became apparent an attack was underway. It was the third major attack in Britain in the past three months. " It is time to say enough is enough ", Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday. Read More »

USA hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

Then we talked about some other stuff. He's paid for holding meetings, discussing current affairs.However, the Russian leader said Mr. Snowden should have resigned from his job in the same way he once resigned from the KGB rather than leak secrets if he did not like what he was doing.Asked about the Paris Agreement on climate change that President Donald Trump withdrew the US from on Thursday, Putin replied, "Don't worry, be happy".Joking about the effects of climate change, Putin said ... Read More »

Police escort four women from building in east London

The rampage was the third major attack in Britain in the past three months, including a similar vehicle and knife attack on Westminster Bridge in March that left five people dead. GOD BLESS!" Sunday morning, he tweeted a criticism of London Mayor Sadiq Khan and a call to "stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people. Read More »

India v Pakistan: Everything you need to know


Both the teams played against each other in the previous edition of the Champions Trophy in 2013, where India emerged victorious. The bilateral relationship has been frequently interrupted by poisonous political atmosphere between these two nations. Read More »

French President Emmanuel Macron to visit India for International Solar Alliance meet


India is committed to protecting climate, irrespective the Paris agreement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here today but avoided a direct reference to the U.S. "The rest of the world wanted to tell us how to do it, and we're saying, 'We will do it, but we will do it under our terms, '" she said. He said it is our collective responsibility to save Mother Earth. Read More »

PSNI 'sending support to London police' - Hamilton

Searches of a number of addresses in Barking are continuing". Armed British police rushed to London Bridge late Saturday after reports of a vehicle hitting pedestrians and possible stabbings. "The man started screaming and dropping everything on the floor, the plates, the cutlery, the bottle, everything, he dropped it". Telling the United Kingdom that Americans "are with you", he wrote: "We need to be smart, vigilant and tough". Read More »

Tim Farron urges voters to back rejection of 'cold' Brexit

Labour has "lost the right to call themselves the opposition" by failing to make a stand on Brexit , Mr Farron said. NHS workers are being treated "like dirt" by the Government, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron is claiming. The Rent to Own scheme is part of the Lib Dem commitment to build 300,000 homes a year. At 16 people are subject to all the laws of the land, pay taxes, can become a company director, get married, join the army and in many regards act as full members of society. Read More »

Automakers should stand with Paris Climate Accord


Merkel spoke with Trump by telephone about the decision Thursday, then issued a three-minute statement Friday in Berlin that was broadcast live by German television stations. He said: "Given the chance to present a united front from our global partners she has instead opted for silence and once again subservience to Donald Trump ". Read More »

Opening races of America's Cup challenger series postponed


Jimmy Spithill's United States crew now progress straight to the main event, where they'll start with a one race advantage thanks to their overall win in the qualifiers. There were two lead changes, including Oracle sailing into the lead going onto the sixth leg. That gives the USA team a point in the America's Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, the final round of the events taking place now in Bermuda. Read More »

Trump climate deal: US can fulfil pledges, says Michael Bloomberg

But it is an exaggeration to suggest that other countries were not honest or did not make meaningful commitments. And unfortunately, there is no negotiating with the scientific facts. "I think the people of Pittsburgh understand that this is a global problem", said Angeli, a 29-year-old digital communications manager. Fortunately, it also represents a tremendous opportunity. Read More »

United Kingdom leader: Islamic 'extremism' must end after attack killing 7

British Prime Minister Theresa May said authorities were dealing with a "terrible incident" and London's Metropolitan Police Service said incidents at London Bridge and nearby Borough Market were being treated as terrorism. 'It looked like he was aiming for groups of people, ' a witness told Reuters. 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. Read More »

Police make 12 arrests in connection with London attack

He also said we should stop being "politically correct" and ostensibly trample people's rights in the name being "smart". Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said: " Baghdad , Kabul and now London". Police yelled at witnesses to get to safety. The spokesman says the prime minister is in contact with officials and is being regularly updated. BTP chief constable Paul Crowther, who visited the officer in hospital where he is in a stable condition after suffering face, head and leg ... Read More »

UK election to go ahead on June 8 despite London attack

At the time he said: "It is a reality I'm afraid that London , New York, other major cities around the world have got to be prepared for these sorts of things". A few hours later, Trump sent out his tweet on political correctness, saying, "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people". Read More »

Timeline: How events unfolded in London's latest attack

In March, a auto ramming and knife attack in Westminster left five people dead, and two weeks ago a bombing outside of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22 people, including young fans. My prayers are with the victims & their families, first responders & the British people. Will the election definitely go ahead? It was the third terrorist outrage to hit the country this year following the Westminster and Manchester attacks. Read More »

Mayor Barkat: Jerusalem stands with London - today and always

Less than two weeks ago, a suicide bomber killed 22 children and adults at a concert by US singer Ariana Grande in Manchester in northern England. Seven people killed and 48 injured when three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then attacked people with knives. Read More »

London attack: City on edge after night of terror

The terrorists brought carnage to the streets of the capital, mowing down pedestrians with a van on London Bridge before stabbing a police officer and revellers around Borough Market with 12-inch knives. The NHS has confirmed that 48 people were injured - 21 of whom are reportedly still in a "critical condition". A Conservative Party spokesman said: "We will review as the day goes on and as more details of the attack emerge". Read More »