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London attack victims include Canadian woman, French citizen


Cassie Ferguson Rowe says her brother, Tyler Ferguson , held her and she died in his arms. The Archibald family said in a statement released by the Canadian government on Sunday that she worked in a homeless shelter until she moved to Europe to be with her fiance. Read More »

Brazilian president drops bid to suspend own corruption probe


Since newspaper O Globo reported the existence of the recording - and the Supreme Court allowed its release Friday, Brazilians have taken to the streets across the country to demand that Temer step down. However, Temer's lawyers said that they no longer are asking for a suspension because they are satisfied that the court is making analysis of the disputed recording a priority. Read More »

All 12 arrested after London Bridge attack released without charge


The men wore fake suicide bomb vests as they struck at the heart of London last night by driving at 50mph into crowds and going on a stabbing spree before finally being shot dead by police. Pressure on May intensified Monday, when at a campaign event she faced a volley of journalists' questions over police cuts. Britain's response to the terror threat must change, she said. Read More »

Injured school tells how concert 'meant the world' to her

Images of the Manchester victims comprised the design on the back of the dress, which formed the shape of a heart, reported Variety . The 23-year-old singer - who was one of the performers at the One Love Manchester concert in the city on Sunday (06.04.17) - is a keen ice hockey player, so met up with some of the Manchester Storm players on Monday (06.05.17) morning for a game with players and ice rink regulars at the Silver Blades Arena. Read More »

Attackers named in London terror probe as PM under pressure


Butt, a British citizen born in Pakistan, was already known to police and Britain's domestic spy agency MI5, the police said . Trump accused Khan, the first Muslim mayor of the city, of offering a " pathetic excuse " for remarks that the United States president misinterpreted about policing in response to Saturday's attack that left several people dead. Read More »

Why Trump Isn't Moving The US Embassy In Israel

President Donald Trump broke one of his major foreign policy campaign promises Thursday, signing a waiver that delays the move of the us embassy in Israel to Jerusalem for at least another six months - the clearest sign yet that Trump is serious about forging what he calls the "ultimate deal" in the Middle East. Read More »

130 imams refuse to perform funeral prayers for terrorists


The senior Muslim figures expressed "shock and utter disgust at these cold-blooded murders", adding: 'We will not perform the traditional Islamic funeral prayer over the perpetrators and we also urge fellow imams and religious authorities to withdraw such a privilege. Read More »

Witnesses describe dramatic Notre Dame operation


Hundreds of people on the esplanade in front of Notre Dame were evacuated and authorities urged people to stay away from the area. The attacker, whose motives were unclear, lay injured on the ground as police sealed off the area. Witnesses described a dramatic police operation in the tourist-filled area. One twitter user reported everyone inside is safe. In April, an attacker opened fire on a police van on Paris' Champs Elysees, killing one and gravely wounding two others. Read More »

Leaked NSA report says Russian Federation hackers breached voting software firm


Victor was arrested two days before the publication of The Intercept report , although the news outlet said it had contacted the NSA and the Director of National Intelligence before the story went out. "A further audit of the six individuals' desk computers revealed that victor had e-mail contact with the News Outlet", it says. How did she become a suspect? The NSA report reveals the agency is convinced that the Russian General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) is behind ... Read More »

What Does Trump Gain By Attacking His Own Justice Department on Twitter?


Trump needs five votes from the nine-judge Supreme Court in his favor to put the ban into effect. In a series of morning tweets , Trump said the Justice Department "should have stayed" with the first travel ban executive order. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said later in a BBC radio interview that Khan "is entirely right to say what he said to reassure the people of his city about the presence of armed officers on the streets". Read More »

Champions League final fan zone stampede injury toll rises to about 1000


Other reports state that someone yelled "bomb" as a joke. Juventus fans help a man after a stampede rocked San Carlo Square in Turin where football lovers were gathered to watch the Champions League final on the big screen. Among the injured was a seven-year-old boy. In May 1985, 39 people, mostly Italians, were killed and 600 injured when a wall collapsed on them before the European Cup final between Juventus and Liverpool in Heysel Stadium in Brussel, Belgium. Read More »

What you need to know about the diplomatic stoush with Qatar

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced Monday they would cut diplomatic ties . Saudi Arabia had made a decision to sever diplomatic and consular relations with Qatar "proceeding from the exercise of its sovereign right guaranteed by worldwide law and the protection of national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism", the report said. Read More »

Israeli police: Arab protester shot dead in anti-police riot


During the night, rioting erupted, Rosenfeld said in a statement. A spokesperson for the police said that a civilian guard at the police station opened fire on the protesters when the station came under attack from a crowd of rioters which by this stage had swollen to number a few hundred people. Read More »

TriMet Stabbing Suspect Rails In Court


During his appearance at the court , Christian also yelled "death to the enemies of America" and "death to Antifa ". "Leave this country if you hate our freedom". Surveillance video then shows Christian turn his attention to Namkai-Meche, who was seated. Christian pulled a folded knife from his pocket and concealed it in his hand. Read More »

London Bridge attack: Pakistani-origin man named as one of the attackers


Neighbors identified Butt from the film's footage Monday, pointing to a scene in which he is shown participating in a provocative prayer session at Regents Park, near London's biggest mosque helping to display a black flag covered in white Arabic lettering similar to the one used by the Islamic State group, which took responsibility for the attack. Read More »

Voters grill May and Corbyn in last TV event of election

But all this is only possible if we secure that good deal from Brussels. YouGov for The Sunday Times puts the Tories on 42% - down one on last week - and four points ahead of Labour who are up two on 38%. Following a row with the Conservatives over the composition of its audience in a debate on Monday, the BBC said its Question Time audience was balanced, with a third of those present planning to vote Conservative, a third for Labour and the rest undecided. Read More »

Police name two London bridge attackers

Police have named the three knife-wielding men who killed seven people and injured 48 others during Saturday's attack in London Bridge. The three suspects were shot dead by police officers within minutes after they drove a van into pedestrians on the bridge and then stormed pubs and restaurants, stabbing anyone in their path. Read More »

Philippine Police Identify Manila Casino Attacker

The lone gunman, Jesse Carlos, 42, who had been employed by the Finance Department, was carrying a large bag with him as he made his way into the Resorts World Manila casino and resort. Carlos, a father of three, was banned by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) last April from entering casinos following a family request because of his gambling addiction. Read More »

Anger over known extremist as Britain mourns attack victims


Abz, a father of two children, appeared to pray to an Islamic State flag in a London park in a TV documentary about the behaviour and motivations of British extremists. will only be defeated when we turn people's minds away from this violence and make them understand that our values, pluralistic British values, as superior to anything offered by the preachers and supporters of hate", British Prime Minister Theresa May said . Read More »

Haley says Trump believes climate is changing


Other Trump administration members have outright dodged this issue. The council, which she had previously described as "co corrupt", must " end its practice of wrongly singling out Israel for criticism ". Haley insisted the president has not turned his back on the environment by leaving the accord. The temperature of the North Korea situation right now is "volatile", Haley said. Read More »

Manchester Bomber Bought Most Of Weapon's Parts By Himself, Police Say

Police say that the 22-year-old bomber, Salman Abedi , acted largely alone when he assembled the device he used to kill 22 people and injure dozens more at an Ariana Grande concert on May 22 . The street is linked to Wilmslow Road - the area where investigators said Abedi repeatedly returned in the lead-up to the attack with a blue suitcase they are attempting to recover. Read More »

Michael Flynn and Trump's lawyer ordered to front to Russian Federation probe

The committee's ranking Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said Nunes approved the unmasking subpoenas without consulting the Democrats on the committee. Sessions, a close Trump adviser, withdrew from the Russian Federation investigation in March after acknowledging two previously undisclosed contacts with Kislyak last summer and fall. Read More »

British Police Name Third Attacker From Saturday's Rampage In London

Zaghba, who was said to be born in Morocco to a Moroccan father and an Italian mother, was stopped at Bologna's Marconi airport on March 15, 2016, while he tried to take a flight to Turkey. All three attacks have been claimed by the Islamic State group. Prime Minister Theresa May, who called the snap election in hopes of strengthening her mandate for discussions over Britain's exit from the European Union, has come under fire for the cuts to police numbers over recent years. Read More »

UN chief urges Israelis, Palestinians to resume negotiations

In 2005, it withdrew its settlers and troops from Gaza , which is now controlled by the Hamas militant group. Despite unprecedented American military aid, Netanyahu said the main lesson from the 1967 war is that Israel can not rely on its allies for its defense. Read More »

Netanyahu: Israel to keep security control over West Bank


Tzur said , "I'm not talking about creating a weapon that would knock the world. If there was something there, we would find more evidence". While Canada and many European nations support the idea that Palestinians and Israelis living in their own nations is the only way to bring lasting peace, recent comments by US president Donald Trump have called longstanding American policy calling for a two-state solution into question. Read More »

France and India to work together to combat climate change


On Friday, Macron met with Billionaire climate advocate Michael Bloomberg as the political and grassroots response to Trump's ditching of the Paris Agreement built up steam. "Every child in France knows the face of terror", Modi said, referring to a series of terror attacks that rocked France in recent years claiming dozens of lives. Read More »

US, Kuwait Seek To Bridge Split Between Qatar, Other Arab States

Yesterday, it, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Yemen announced a series of measures against Qatar that stop just short of war. The biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since the 1991 US -led war against Iraq pits several nations against Qatar, which is home to some 10,000 American troops and a major USA military base. Read More »

Abul Gheit Hopes Qatar Crisis will be Resolved on Sound Grounds

Soccer's governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association said it remained in regular contact with Qatar , which will host the 2022 World Cup. Qatar has also been expelled from a Saudi-led coalition fighting against rebels who overthrew the government in Yemen. "There are still five years to go before the World Cup starts". Read More »

Police release names of two attackers following deadly London terror attack

She has been rattled by criticism for slashing 20,000 police officers from Britain's streets during her time as the country's Home Secretary. Britain's most senior police officer Cressida Dick said police resourcing needed to be revised. Pri Goncalves said on Facebook she was the last person to see her on Saturday night. You will see an increased police presence today, including armed officers and uniformed officers. Read More »

Qatar row: Saudi revokes Qatar Airways' licence

Fifa, now sponsored by Qatar Airways, declined to comment except to say: "Fifa is in regular contact with the Qatar 2022 local organising committee and the supreme committee for delivery & legacy handling matters relating to the 2022 Fifa World Cup". Read More »

Trump renews Khan attack despite May comments


Butt came to Britain with his asylum-seeking parents and was believed to be married and the father of two young children. "We have also provided funding for an increase in the number of armed police officers". The capital's police chief, Cressida Dick, said investigators had seized "a huge amount of forensic material" from the van. US President Donald Trump once again criticised London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday over his response to a deadly attack on the city, while the British public ... Read More »

UK police name two London attackers, say one investigated before


Additional security measures have been put in place, including at several bridges in central London , May said . Three Metropolitan Police officers and one British Transport Police officer were injured during the attack , the police said in a statement Monday , and one of the officers is still in serious condition. Read More »