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British police name two London Bridge attackers


The three attackers were shot dead by police on Saturday night after they drove a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then stabbed people in the nearby Borough Market, leaving seven people killed and 48 injured. The attackers were shot by police on the scene. "As an individual he was a cool, calm guy". All twelve people arrested in connection to the London Bridge terror attack have been released without charge. Read More »

Haley Claims That Trump 'Believes the Climate Is Changing'

Ms. Haley vouched that the president not only believes in climate change but that human activity contributes to it. USCM Energy Chair New Bedford (MA) Mayor Jon Mitchell added: "The solutions to climate change present economic opportunities in clean energy, efficient technology, and low-carbon products and services, all of which can create jobs in the United States". Read More »

Facebook emphasizes emergency policies after London terror attack

Digital campaigners have attacked Prime Minister Theresa May for her "risky" and "draconian" outlook on the internet. "We can not allow this ideology the safe space it needs to breed..." Google , which owns Youtube, along with Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, and Twitter were among the tech companies already facing pressure to tackle extremist content. Read More »

Trump Uses Twitter To Go After London Mayor

Federal courts are still debating over Trump administration's travel ban on whether it fulfils constitutional criteria but Trump has sought permission from the Supreme Court to enforce the administration's proposal to temporarily ban people from six Muslim-majority countries fron entering the U.S. Read More »

Trump believes climate is changing, says Nikki Haley

I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris. "Therefore, we are organizing a group to demonstrate our support for President Trump and his fearless leadership". "U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement creates uncertainty for businesses and governments around the world about investment opportunities in the solar, wind and other emerging green energy industries", Sterman told Xinhua. Read More »

United Nations expands North Korea Blacklist, under Trump

North Korea has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of previous year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States. "Ultimately, we believe China will come to recognize North Korea as a strategic liability, not an asset", Mattis said. He said the United States is a Pacific nation and that five states - including his home state of Washington - have shorelines along that big body of water. Read More »

Venezuela Opposition Condemns Goldman Sachs Debt Deal

Congress to probe the deal, which lawmakers said will prop up the country's embattled president. The Venezuelan government celebrated the suspension as a victory against "interventionist countries" trying to meddle in Venezuelan affairs. Meanwhile in Caracas, anti-government protesters and security forces clashed. Capriles says soldiers assaulted members of his team as they tried to move away from the crowd. Read More »

Pruitt Says Decision To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord Was Not 'Political'

On Friday, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank wrote in the Baltimore Sun, "I disagree with the decision to exit the Paris Accord ". "American has ceded global leadership on this issue". "We remain steadfastly committed to the sustainability, carbon and energy goals that we have set as a company and to the Paris Agreement's ultimate success", Microsoft President Brad Smith said in the statement . Read More »

Police make more arrests over London terror attack

All twelve people arrested in connection to the London Bridge terror attack have been released without charge. The three men, who wore fake suicide vests, were shot to death by police. The real test comes in determining whether the person has the potential to become violent and what resources are available to investigate. "Given the recent attacks, it looks like people were on the radar but somehow they were still able to carry out attacks". Read More »

Qatar seeks Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab nations shun it

Qatar "believes such differences between sister countries must be resolved through dialogue". The move came after Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed diplomatic relations with Qatar in a coordinated move, accusing it of support for Islamist militants and Iran. Read More »

Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails end hunger strike

Palestinian Prisoners Club chief Qaddura Fares said an agreement had been reached between the strikers and Israeli authorities on improving their conditions . Barghouti was convicted for his involvement in the second Palestinian intifada, and sentenced in 2004 to five life terms. Earlier this month, Israel released footage it said shows Barghouti breaking his fast. Read More »

Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings described Neumann as a disgruntled ex-employee but said it was not clear why he was sacked or what prompted his actions. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said during a briefing Monday that the gunman was a disgruntled former employee who was sacked in April. Seven other workers were inside at the time but were unharmed. Read More »

UN Ocean Conference opens with call to save planet


Given the multiplicity of inter-connected vulnerabilities and risks that face SIDS in particular, the ocean conference has the task of delivering a thoroughly integrated vision for not only achieving on the significant ambition of SDG 13; it can and it must ensure a message of integration is at the heart of its deliberations, and especially its solutions to the complex inter-related issues of SIDS. Read More »

Markets Initially Shrug Off Rift With Qatar, But Long-Term Risk Exists

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 . Qatar curiously has the largest or second-largest natural gas reserves in the world. Qatar later claimed the news site had been hacked. The nations are pulling their diplomats, closing borders and cutting off air and sea traffic with Qatar. Read More »

Qatar says ready for mediation to ease Gulf rift

The diplomatic row follows President Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia two weeks ago - his first trip overseas as president, where he convened a summit of Arab and Muslim allies. PIA officials in Doha have also been directed to contact Pakistani embassy in Qatar. "Both the deteriorating relations between Turkey and Germany and the internecine fighting among our allies in the Gulf make the fight against [ISIS] increasingly hard", Joshua Landis, a Syria expert at Oklahoma University, said. Read More »

London mayor Khan says will not let Trump 'divide our communities'

Trump's tweet renews his mischaracterization of Khan's statement to London residents following a vehicle and knife attack that left seven people dead and dozens injured. Her family said in a statement: "We grieve the loss of our handsome, loving daughter and sister". The Metropolitan Police announced that they know the identity of the three terrorists, the media reported on Monday. Read More »

London Attack Suspects Named By Police

Butt had worked for the London Underground for six months past year as a trainee customer services assistant, Transport for London told the BBC . Pressure on May intensified Monday when she faced a volley of questions over police cuts from journalists at a campaign event. May insisted that her record was sound, saying that she had introduced a raft of anti-terror legislation as Home Secretary. Read More »

Hong Kong marks 28 years since bloody Tiananmen crackdown


Almost three decades since Beijing ordered tanks and troops into the squareto crush the student-led pro-democracy uprising, and any public commemoration of the subject remains banned across the Chinese mainland - where the government has never released an official death toll from the brutal crackdown. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan calls for dialogue to ease Gulf crisis

In the same week as Mr Trump's speech, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE blocked Qatari news sites , including Al Jazeera . The authorities of eastern Libya, Yemen, as well as the Maldives subsequently also announced the severance of relations with Qatar. Read More »

Three policemen killed in Jakarta twin blasts


This is because their use of low- grade explosives and aluminium shrapnel in the "pressure-cooker bombs" on Wednesday was similar to the modus operandi of Indonesian militants loyal to ISIS who targeted police in previous attacks. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten also condemned the murders. A suspected suicide bombing rocked a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta Wednesday, killing one policeman in the latest terror attack to hit the Muslim-majority country. Read More »

Ties cut with Qatar over extremism support

Souzan Krdli, a Tehran-based Gulf analyst, said more than demanding Doha's allegiance, Saudi and the UAE want to "rein Qatar in" and make it "another Bahrain if you will" in terms of foreign policy. "I think what we're witnessing is a growing list of some irritants in the region that have been there for some time", Tillerson said , "and obviously they have now bubbled up to a level that countries decided they needed to take action in an effort to have those differences addressed". Read More »

Alan Johnson says he may have been wrong to write off Corbyn


Mr Corbyn swung the election's focus onto the importance of tackling the "grossly imbalanced" economy, rather than the themes of leadership and Brexit favoured by the Tories. "I think we have discussed this at some length", he complained. She added: "We are putting record levels of funding into the NHS and will continue to put money into the NHS". Read More »

Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business

All five people shot have died, including one of the men who died after being rushed to Orlando Regional Medical Center. Demings says it appears Neumann was a disgruntled former employee acting alone. "I saw the post on Facebook, and my heart sank", Blevins said. Moments later, he said, the police were everywhere. The FBI also responded, said Ron Hopper, who runs the FBI's Orlando office. Read More »

Third London Bridge attacker identified

The source said Zaghba's Italian mother lives in the northern Italian city of Bologna, confirming a report on the website of newspaper Corriere della Sera . He had notably featured in a Channel 4 TV documentary entitled "The Jihadis Next Door" and, according to the British media, numerous people alarmed by his views had gone to the authorities. Read More »

Trump tweet mocking London mayor could spark dispute with United Kingdom

Trump and Khan have always had an icy relationship, especially since Trump proposed banning all Muslims from traveling to the United States during the 2016 campaign. "We stand together tonight to honour the memories of the innocent lives lost and people injured in the barbaric attack on our city". The capital's police chief, Cressida Dick, said investigators had seized "a huge amount of forensic material" from the van. Read More »

Gulf row: Qatar's foreign minister calls for calm as diplomatic crisis spirals


Qatar is home to the forward headquarters of the US military's Central Command. Saudi Arabia is upset Qatar isn't friendly enough with the right terrorists - the ones supported by Saudi Arabia. In an interview on Monday with Al Jazeera , Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said Kuwait's ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, had asked Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar's ruling emir, to hold off on giving a speech about the crisis late on Tuesday night. Read More »

Timeline: How the Trump-Khan relationship grew so heated

During a round of media interviews, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson faced a barrage of questions about whether there had been security failures and about past police cuts. NHS England said 36 people remained in hospital, with 18 in a critical condition. Commuters walk across London Bridge in London on Monday, after it was partially re-opened following the June 3 terror attack . Read More »

Saudi shuts Al-Jazeera office in Qatar row


Qatar has denied the allegations. Soccer's governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association said it remained in regular contact with Qatar, which will host the 2022 World Cup. USA officials in multiple agencies stressed their desire to promote a reconciliation between the Saudi-led group and Qatar, a state of 2.5 million people with vast natural gas reserves. Read More »

Two London attackers named by police

Redouane, 30, who also lived in Barking, claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan. According to sources, Khuram Shazad Butt was known by MI5 and the police, but there was no intelligence about a planned attack. Armed police officers near London Bridge on Sunday, following a terror attack that killed seven. The Yard said that intense work to improve counter-terrorism databases meant there was an increased chance that when an attack took place it would be found that police or the security services ... Read More »

Egypt Strikes Libya Camps After Minya Attack


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who announced the reprisal in a televised address , did not give details about the location or targets. El-Sissi and his military say the attackers have come from eastern Libya , sneaking into Egypt across the porous desert border. Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Donald Trump Will Not 'Divide Our Communities'

Trump mocked Khan's comment on Sunday, suggesting in a tweet that the mayor was downplaying the attacks. However, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders on Monday said Trump was not "picking a fight with the mayor of London at all". "MSM [mainstream media] is working hard to sell it!" Theresa May appeared unwilling to be drawn into the row. Suhaib Webb - an imam who leads Center DC, which has a large online youth following - said he is angry that the president and those close to him ... Read More »