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London Bridge attack: Eight victims confirmed dead

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The force said witness accounts suggest Thomas might have been thrown into the river and is urging anyone who saw anything to contact detectives. Boats from the police marine unit and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution have been searching the river since the attack. Read More »

Hostage-taker in Australia acquitted of 'terror' plot

Malcolm Turnbull says there will be serious discussions with the states at COAG about parole decisions for people on terror watchlists. Police have named the gunman killed in what they says is a Melbourne terror attack as Yacqub Khayre . Read More »

Gunshots reported inside parliament, Imam Khomeini shrine

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Iranian security officials have not said who might have been behind the attacks, although state media called the assailants "terrorists". The Sunni jihadists of IS consider Shiite Iran to be apostates, and Tehran is deeply involved in fighting the group in both Syria and Iraq . Read More »

Support for Qatar Could Land You in Jail, UAE Warns Residents

Boycott of Qatar ensues over allegations of supporting terrorism, including by closing flight access of Qatar Airways into the countries. While tensions between Qatar and its Arab allies have been rising over the past few years over claims the country was funding terrorist organizations in the region, it was a news report on May 23 that sparked the latest crisis. Read More »

Panama's Strongman Manuel Noriega Dies At The Age of 83

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Beginning on December 25, 1989, USA forces blasted '80s rock music - Noriega was a big opera fan - toward the embassy in an attempt to force him out. His final years were spent in a Panama jail for the murder of political opponents. -Jan. 29, 2017: Allowed to switch to house arrest to prepare for surgery to remove benign brain tumor. It became clear to Washington that Noriega was more interested in selling his services to the highest bidder - including the United States' political ... Read More »

LeBron James says he's not worn out guarding Kevin Durant

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Asked what should be at the top of the Cavs' to-do list for Game 3, James said, simply, "Win". SO focused are the Golden State Warriors on not repeating the mistakes that cost them last year's NBA Finals that they have not even discussed their shot at becoming the first team to go undefeated through the playoffs. Read More »

Trump's fight with London mayor perplexes his critics

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Trump has lambasted Khan on Twitter , accusing him of making a "pathetic excuse", for saying that Londoners should not be alarmed by the sight of additional police on the streets of the capital following the attack that killed seven people . Read More »

Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

Brown told Reuters last week that he would discuss linking China's carbon trading platforms with California's , the biggest in the United States. For now, he said , China, European countries and individual U.S. The momentum of existing climate-change efforts and the availability natural gas, wind and solar power mean those loyal to the Paris accord in the USA will have an easier time, with emissions expected to fall overall for years, said Robert Perciasepe with the Center for Climate ... Read More »

1 civilian killed by sniper, 181 others rescued in Marawi

Chito Suganob, calling for the government to halt their military offensive in the city. She said negotiations were continuing with the Maute Group for another temporary ceasefire on Monday. The military has relentlessly dropped bombs and fired rockets at the militants, who have been hiding in residential areas of Marawi where local authorities believe about 2,000 people are trapped. Read More »

Comey Confirms: Trump Wasn't Under FBI Investigation

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Comey's remarks say the president asked him to pledge loyalty and to abandon the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . "He said he was considering ordering me to investigate the alleged incident to prove it didn't happen", Comey said. "I first met then-President-Elect Trump on Friday, January 6 in a conference room at Trump gTower in NY". Read More »

Hawaii becomes first in country to join with Paris agreement goals

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The government will also launch a website dedicated to attract climate change researchers from the United States and other countries as well as businesses involved in climate-linked innovation to France, Castaner said. "Clean-energy sources, especially solar, are dropping dramatically in price", she said, "and really will drive the next great economic renaissance in this country if we seize the opportunity". Read More »

Two London Bridge attackers named

One of them, Khuram Shazad Butt , had appeared in a documentary, "The Jihadis Next Door," and was known to investigators. Khuram Shazad Butt , 27, was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan. Armed police responded and within eight minutes had shot dead all three attackers. Although Khuram B. was known to authorities, police on Monday said, "There was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritized accordingly". Read More »

UAE threatens to imprison Qatar sympathisers

Trump also says that unity among Gulf Cooperation Council countries and strong partnerships with the US are crucial for defeating terrorism. Turkey, also a key U.S. The Gulf Cooperation Council is viewed as one of the most influential in the Middle East. The countries also said they would eject Qatar's diplomats. Read More »

Qatar leadership 'may change' amid diplomatic crisis

He said Qatar needed to shut down or limit its Al-Jazeera news network, as well as stop funding extremist groups and others. In the statements successively made by the countries that cut ties with Qatar , Qatari diplomats were asked to leave the countries within 48 hours and Qatari citizens within two weeks. Read More »

Sterling hits 12-day high as investors bet on Conservative win

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An outcome, with either the Conservative Party or the opposition Labour Party unable to secure an outright victory, would create huge uncertainty just 11 days before Brexit negotiations are set to begin. "Should this be the case, it would support the need for monetary policy to remain very accommodating and either delay tapering or at least slow the pace of it", said Oanda's senior analyst and IBTimes UK columnist Craig Erlam . Read More »

ISIL claims responsibility for London attack

Because there have been calls made by a lot of very responsible people on this, who are very anxious that she was at the Home Office for all this time, presided over these cuts in police numbers and now is saying that we have a problem. "A detachment of fighters from Islamic State carried out London attacks yesterday", it said. All were wearing fake explosive gear on their bodies, police said. Read More »

Two of the Three London Suspects Identified

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A third is still being identified. Ten people arrested in east London on Sunday in connection with the attack have been released without charge . Neighbors in Barking told CNN that they had recognized Butt as one of the three dead attackers from Saturday night. However, opinion polls have a poor reputation for reliability in Britain, where they can be skewed by the country's first-past-the-post voting system. Read More »

"We are still in" say U.S. states and businesses

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Hawaii is making our planet great again in the wake of President Donald Trump's controversial announcement last week that he's pulling the USA out of the Paris climate agreement . He said Pyongyang had a record of compliance with United Nations climate conventions, which makes sense when you consider poorer countries are the most vulnerable to its effects, including the declining availability of food, water and energy, as well as sea level rise and extreme weather. Read More »

Philippine Police Identify Resort Attacker As Indebted Gambler

The masked man stormed into the Resorts World casino and hotel complex in the capital of Manila on Friday with an M4 automatic rifle and a bottle of petrol, before setting alight one of the main gaming rooms. The casino released the footage on Saturday. He said Carlos also sold his Ford Ranger and properties in Batangas to pay for his debts. According to reports, Carlos was previously assigned as a tax specialist to the DOF's "One Stop Shop" office and was discharged from his post over ... Read More »

How Saudi Arabia and allies strong-armed Qatar, blindsided US

Riyadh- The General Customs Department in Saudi Arabia implemented the government's decision to cut relations with Qatar and ordered the closure of land, sea and air transportation and the prohibition of transit in Saudi territory. Later, the authorities of Libya, Yemen, as well as the Maldives and Mauritius also announced about severing diplomatic relations with Qatar . The Gulf countries have ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home. Read More »

Tamir Rice shooting probe: 1 officer fired, 1 suspended

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The announcement was confirmed at a news conference held by chief of police Calvin Williams who said Loehmann will be terminated immediately, and the officer who drove the patrol vehicle, Frank Garmback , will be suspended for 10 days beginning Wednesday. Read More »

Canadian Victim in London Attack Died in Her Fiance's Arms

Khuram Butt , a British citizen born in Pakistan, and Rachid Redouane were today named by Scotland Yard as two of the three men who killed seven people during a weekend terror attack in London . French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian was due to visit Britain on Monday to speak to the injured French nationals, after President Emmanuel Macron said France was "more than ever at Britain's side". Read More »

German Rock Festival to Resume after Terror-Threat Scare

Rock am Ring organisers have now said in a Facebook post that police have cleared them to prepare to reopen the site. The names on the backstage passes did not match the suspects' names. Security for the festival had already been increased substantially to 1,200 staff, in response to the May 22 deadly bombing in Manchester, England which occurred after a concert by United States singer Ariana Grande . Read More »

U.S. lawmakers press intelligence chiefs on Russian Federation ahead of Comey hearing

Comey's testimony marks his first public comments since he was abruptly ousted by Trump on May 9. The Senate panel is now investigating Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 elections. President Trump speaks during a meeting with House and Senate Leadership in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Tuesday. Thomas O'Connor, president of the FBI Agents Association, said that group looked forward to meeting with Wray and learning about his views on bureau and the challenges agents ... Read More »

London Mayor Leads Vigil For Attack Victims

Redouane, who also went by the alias Rachid Elkhdar, had not been on law enforcement's radar. Eighteen plots have been foiled since 2013, including five in two months after the Westminster attack. More than one person was killed during the attacks, according to the BBC. Italian news reports say the London Bridge attacker who had been stopped in Italy en route to Syria a year ago was subsequently listed in the European-wide intelligence-sharing system and was stopped at London's ... Read More »

Notre Dame attacker claimed allegiance to Islamic State

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The video in which the man pledges allegiance to IS was found by police who searched the student apartment he was renting in Cergy, a suburb of the French capital, the source said. Newly-elected President Emmanuel Macron, portrayed by rivals as weak on security during the presidential campaign, last month instructed the task force be created to bring together France's multiple security agencies inside the Elysee presidential palace. Read More »

Sadiq Khan hits back at Trump, calls for cancelling his United Kingdom visit

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Mrs May said Mr Trump was wrong to criticise Mr Khan in the wake of the London Bridge terror attack . "The Mayor is busy working with the police, emergency services, and the government to coordinate the response to this horrific and cowardly terrorist attack and provide leadership and reassurance to Londoners and visitors to our city", the spokesman said. Read More »

North Korea accuses Trump of being 'selfish'

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Undoing most existing US programs that curb auto pollution and other climate-changing emissions would probably take years and court battles if Trump tries, climate experts say. "History also shows there is a better way", he said. Castaner said a detailed list of policy actions would be issued in the next 15 days. Brown signed agreements with officials in China , pledging to work together on developing clean energy and cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Read More »

Trump hung U.S. out to dry on Paris climate agreement

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A key politician is missing from a new clean energy partnership between the United States and China: President Donald Trump . "It is imperative that the world know that in the USA, the actors that will provide the leadership necessary to meet our Paris commitment are found in city halls, state capitals, colleges and universities, investors and businesses". Read More »

DOJ Presents Trump's Stymied Travel Ban to Highest Court

Trump had signed an executive order earlier in 2017 banning citizens from six Muslim-majority nations - Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Syria , Yemen and Libya - from entering the US. As Wiredreported Thursday, lawyers don't all agree on whether or not tweets can or should be used as evidence of intent in court cases. Trump first let the cat out of the bag Saturday night, following the terrorist attack in London, when he wrote , "We need to be smart, vigilant and tough". Read More »