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Gunman behind Melbourne siege acquitted of previous terror plot

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Turnbull added that Monday's shooting "underlines the need for us to be constantly vigilant, never to be deterred, always defiant, in the face of Islamist terrorism". AAP/Julian Smith/via REUTERS Australian police stand at the site of a siege at the Buckingham Serviced Apartments in Melbourne, Australia , June 6, 2017 . Read More »

Otto Warmbier 'unresponsive', has been in coma for a year

Warmbier, 22, is in stable condition at the UC Medical Center, where he was taken after his arrival in OH late Tuesday after more than 17 months in North Korean captivity. Fred Warmbier praised the Trump administration's efforts: "They have our thanks for bringing Otto home". Richardson, a Democrat, credited the Department of State with securing Warmbier's return from North Korea without any preconditions, but said a forceful response from the US government would be required "if it's ... Read More »

Portugal's government criticized for fire deaths

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Portugal has declared three days of mourning for the 61 victims of one of the country's deadliest forest fires . At least 19 people dead in #fire in #Portugal . Officials said they expected the toll to rise. A Firefighter battles with a fire in Pampilhosa da Serra, central of Portugal . A French national was killed by huge forest fires in central Portugal , French foreign ministry said on Monday. Read More »

UK: London tower may have used banned siding in renovation

Stuart Cundy told reporters in London ahead of a minute's silence for the victims of last Wednesday's catastrophe in North Kensington. Reports suggest that a renovation project on Grenfell Tower a year ago intentionally did not include safety devices such as sprinklers and doors created to keep the fire from spreading. Read More »

UK police: London mosque attack suspect now arrested on terror grounds

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Despite multiple reports that two or three men emerged from the van, Met Police said they were not seeking anyone else in connection with the attack . The driver, a clean-shaven white man with curly hair, reportedly screamed, "I want to kill all Muslims" before bystanders wrestled him to the ground and started kicking him. Read More »

Imam Praised for Protecting London Mosque Attacker from Crowd

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Video posted on social media appears to show police and bystanders surrounding an injured person on the ground after a van ploughed into worshippers near a London mosque . "He was saying "I wanna kill more people, I wanna kill more Muslims", Abdulrahman Aidroos told the BBC . Ten people were injured and police are investigating whether a man who died while being given first aid at the scene died from the attack or something else. Read More »

Who is Trump's new lawyer, Jay Sekulow?

He said Trump's tweet was not a confirmation of the investigation, but instead a response to a report in The Washington Post . Special Counsel Robert Mueller has not yet opened an obstruction of justice case against President Donald Trump , and hasn't even made the decision to do so. Read More »

Canada Condemns London Terror Attack On Muslims While Trump Stays Silent

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Police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack . "It's a sad day for all of us that, you know, insanity, we are succumbing to our hatred and you know terrorism does not have a religion or ethnicity", said Zaidi. Two were in a very serious condition, police said. Extra police protection was deployed to reassure Muslim communities, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said. Read More »

India captain Virat Kohli: Pakistan completely outplayed us in Champions Trophy final

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Leading the batting for the young Pakistan side - which had fallen easily to India by 124 runs in a group stage match on June 6 - was 27-year-old Fakhar Zaman who recorded his maiden century in only his fourth worldwide innings. However, when a picture surfaced of former India skipper MS Dhoni holding the baby of Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed in his arms, the moment was more than an adorable one and it took social media by storm. Read More »

Car explodes after hitting police van in Paris

Last summer, on Bastille Day, ISIS "soldier" Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel drove a cargo truck through the crowds on a promenade in Nice, mowing down and killing 84 people and injured hundreds of others before police shot him dead . Collomb told reporters the attempted attack on security forces showed the terror threat was "still very high in our country" and justified extending to November the state of emergency France has been under since late 2015. Read More »

After US shoots down Syrian jet, Russian Federation threatens risky escalation

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Russia, a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad , called on the US military to provide a full accounting as to why it chose to shoot down the Syrian Su-22 bomber. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was cited earlier on Monday by Russian news agencies as telling the United States to respect Syria's territorial integrity and refrain from further unilateral action there. Read More »

North Korea accuses United States of robbing diplomats at NY airport

A spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry characterized the confiscation as a "an illegal and heinous act of provocation", adding that his country's diplomats were " literally mugged " upon entering the United States. "As the diplomats vigorously resisted, they grabbed the diplomatic package using physical violence and made off", the North Korean spokesman said. Read More »

One killed Many injured after Van driven at Muslim Worshippers

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What do you make of early this morning's events? Police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians near a mosque in the Finsbury Park neighbourhood of North London June 19, 2017. British security officials, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with official policy, said hate crimes directed at Muslims have increased almost five-fold in the wake of several attacks in Britain. Read More »

Britain, EU to start historic Brexit talks

Britain kicks off its formal European Union exit talks Monday, almost a year after the country voted to leave the bloc, amid a backdrop of domestic political chaos, a weakening economy, a spate of deadly terrorist attacks and simmering social tensions following a fatal fire in a government-run housing project. Read More »

Navy F-18 Shoots Down Syrian Government Jet

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When a Syrian army SU-22 jet later dropped bombs near the United States backed forces, it was immediately shot by a US F/A-18E Super Hornet, the statement said . The Canadian military has been flying surveillance aircraft and a refuelling plane over Syria as part of its contribution to the US -led anti-ISIL coalition. Read More »

Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79

Cundy also said that the number of dead or missing in the fire has now risen to 79, but that number may change as the investigation continues, he said . "I've investigated major crime for most of my service, and I've seen some bad things". Commander Cundy said the conditions inside the building are "indescribable" and the operation to recover the bodies of those who tragically died in the blaze will take weeks. Read More »

Scalise Shooting Will Win Us Tuesday's House Election — Georgia GOP Leader

As for the idea that Jon Ossoff's moderate message deserves to be tied to the actions of a risky madman, that's obviously offensive, but the sentiment apparently isn't limited to Georgia's Brad Carver. But he urged solidarity and said Trump "keeps his promises". On Russia, Handel has dismissed the mounting questions about Trump's interactions with law enforcement officials as "noise" but said she supports letting "the facts take us where the facts take us". Read More »

Angry White House Reporters Blast 'Useless' Sean Spicer

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A White House spokesperson did not return a question about why today's briefing was off-camera, or whether future briefings will be off-camera. Now, for the second time in a row, the Trump press shop is holding a daily press briefing with the instruction "Off-Camera (not for broadcast or audio)". Read More »

58 people in London apartment are missing and presumed dead in fire

Flowers and posters of missing persons are still taped to the gates of the church, which has been used as a temporary shelter and gathering point for donations. He told ITV: "Occupy it, compulsory purchase it, requisition it - there's a lot of things you can do". Tailored bereavement support for families of the victims, those missing or people affected by the tragedy will also be provided. Read More »

Brexit minister Davis: "No doubt" over Britain leaving EU

Foster's Democratic Unionist Party has been in talks with May's Conservatives after the prime minister's party failed to win a majority in a national election . "I look forward to beginning work on that new future today". "They are not matters for Westminster and therefore we will not be dealing with them at Westminster", she told the BBC. Read More »

Man arrested in Paris attack on police vehicle

The media outlet's source said that, a Kalashnikov assault rifle, handguns and munitions were found in his vehicle. Mr Favereau said he saw a auto blocking the convoy's path and then an implosion in the vehicle. France has been in a state of emergency since an attack in Paris in November 2015 that killed 130 people. This was the fifth time in the past four months that French police have been targeted in Paris . Read More »

Mosque Imam Saves Driver From Angry Mob After Terror Attack

He will be given a mental health evaluation. The media was also criticized for being slow to call the incident a terror attack. Onlookers then tried to physically retaliate against the man, but an imam on the scene protected the suspect until police arrived. Read More »

Turkish troops hold exercises in Qatar in show of support

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The Qatari government communications director, Sheikh Saif, said Saudi , Emirati, and Bahraini families had been "forcibly recalled" on Monday by their governments despite being invited to stay by Qatar. "It is clear that the actions of the blockading nations have little to do with addressing legitimate grievances and everything to do with attacking Qatar's image and reputation", he said. Read More »

London Mosque Attack : Assailant shouted 'I want to kill all Muslims'

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One man died and 10 others were injured near a mosque in north London , in what has been described as a "sickening" act of terrorism . - June 16, 2016: Lawmaker Jo Cox is stabbed to death in the area of northern England she represented by a man with white supremacist views who shouts "Britain First" as he attacks her. Read More »

Palestinians dispute IS claim for deadly attack on Israel

According to police, two of the assailants opened fire at a group of police officers who returned fire, and a third stabbed the policewoman. Israel's security services have reported IS-inspired attacks in the past and arrested those suspected of links to the jihadist group, but this is the first direct claim by IS on Israeli soil. Read More »

White man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured

A man was inside in the van, I saw with my eye, and the old man was also on the ground, and I see some people were also injured. "There were at least two others who looked to be in a very bad way", he added. She said: "Whatever made this man act as he did, people don't feel like that in this area". "Many will feel terrorized, no doubt be angry and saddened by what has taken place tonight", Khan said. Read More »

UK PM May says attack on Muslims near mosque is 'sickening'

In a statement , police described the person as a worshipper who was receiving first aid outside the mosque at the time of the attack and died at the scene. On Monday the police said that the victim was already being treated by emergency services when the attack happened. Another witness by the name of Abdul quoted the suspect as saying, "Kill me, I've done my job". Read More »

Special counsel Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances

Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations. Sessions cited the policy of the Justice Department, but also said that he did not want to limit Trump's ability to invoke executive privilege. The new allegations against Trump center on his own admission that he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation, and suggestions he asked several top intelligence officials for their help altering the inquiry's direction. Read More »

UK to hold two-year Brexit parliament

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Besides forging a deal to keep her job and preparing for Brexit talks, May is grappling with a crisis over the breakdown in power-sharing between the pro-British DUP and the Catholic nationalist Sinn Fein party in Northern Ireland's separate, devolved government . Read More »

London fire: New footage shows horror from inside Grenfell Tower

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This included the 30 already confirmed dead, according to Commander Stuart Cundy . The latest death toll will be updated on Monday. The move comes after Khan wrote an open letter to U.K. Residents want answers on why the fire spread so quickly, trapping numerous estimated 600 residents. It is feared many are trapped inside the blazing building as the fire broke out in the wee hours of Wednesday. Read More »

79 people presumed dead in London tower block fire

Officials and UK Chancellor Philip Hammond have indicated that the external rain-screen cladding believed to be the cause of the rapid spread of the fire at the Grenfell Tower may have been banned under building regulations in the UK. "This is an incredibly distressing time for all of them". Reports suggest that a renovation project on Grenfell Tower previous year intentionally did not include safety devices such as sprinklers and doors created to keep the fire from spreading. Read More »

President Trump Calls It a Travel Ban - Lawyers Call it Self-Sabotage

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If the President did not want to sign the revised order, he did not have to.In any event we are EXTREME VETTING people coming into the U.S.in order to help keep our country safe."The president's tweets may help encourage his base, but they can't help him in court", said Jonathan Adler, a professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Read More »

Police respond to Mass. mall for report of armed man

Police have responded to a MA mall for reports of a man with a gun. The suspect is believed to have broken in to the Dick's Sporting Goods. They saw someone with a gun and ammunition in the store but lost sight of him. One armed and risky intruder is believed to be inside. State police and a SWAT team are on the scene as well. Connell said Dick's Sporting Goods would remain closed for the rest of the day. Read More »