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Israel forces arrest 2 Palestinians after Aqsa standoff

It was reported to be the first time the Islamic State group has claimed an attack in Israel . Israel lightened security and travel restrictions last month for the Muslim holiday but has revoked some travel permits in response to the attack. Read More »

London Attack: What We Know Right Now


Metropolitan Police said officers were called to the scene on Seven Sisters Road at 12:20 a.m. Monday. He was held after a van hit Muslims who had been attending evening prayers at a north London mosque. "And on this day, he will tell me his story and I will tell him mine", she later posted on Facebook . "It appears from eyewitness accounts that the perpetrator was motivated by Islamophobia". Read More »

'Will declare contestant for presidential poll on June 21'

Nevertheless, the party had undertaken an exercise to know the mind of the opposition leaders, he said. Discussing whether Nitish Kumar would attend the 22 June meeting, Azad said he had himself called the Bihar chief minister who had assured him that there would be somebody from his Janata Dal-United. Read More »

Cardiff man named locally as London mosque attack suspect


The mosques were busy with people observing the holy month of Ramadan. But Kacimi said there was no need for the community to panic, because police and government officials have been "very, very supportive". "I am pleased to have been here today to see the strength of that community coming together, all faiths united in one desire to see extremism and hatred of all sorts driven out of our society". Read More »

US congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital


Sava said Scalise has a good possibility of recovery after he was at "imminent risk of death" from the gunshot wound two days ago. Also suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner , and House GOP aide Zachary Barth. Read More »

Imam hailed for bravery after holding and protecting van attack suspect


Similarly, London's Metropolitan Police spokesman said that it was "too soon to say" if the incident was indeed a terrorist attack. It said searches were being carried out at a residential address in the Cardiff area in Wales. "When I got him on the ground, I said, 'Why are you doing this?' He said, 'I want to kill more Muslims'". Police officers guard a road leading to Finsbury Park Mosque the attack. Read More »

Final Pitches Made in Nationally Watched Georgia House Race


Although Ossoff doesn't describe his campaign as a referendum on the Trump presidency, others see national implications for the 2018 midterm election. The special election to fill the House seat vacated when Mick Mulvaney became White House budget director has largely unfolded without the intense partisan fever of contests elsewhere, like Georgia's hotly disputed congressional race. Read More »

Al Azhar condemns van attack on London Muslims


Numerous victims had just left evening prayers at the Muslim Welfare House after breaking the Ramadan fast. Police said the attacker who drove the van has been arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism, including murder and attempted murder. Read More »

London crash: Imam saved suspect from beating

The attack took place around 12:20 a.m., BST when a white van ran onto the sidewalk along Seven Sisters Road in front of the Muslim Welfare House , a place of worship as well as a local community center. Many at the mosque, and on social media , criticized the police and the media for what they saw as a too-slow decision to label the mosque attack as terror. Read More »

Trump Attorney denies Rumors of Trump under Investigation

On Sunday, Trump's attorney insisted that this is not the case , and that the President was merely reacting to a Washington Post story that first reported about an investigation for obstruction of justice. Sekulow stressed repeatedly that Trump is not under investigation. Cuomo also challenged Sekulow's claim that the president was above legal reproach for obstruction of justice in his firing of Comey, noting that the question had never before been litigated. Read More »

Exit polls: Large majority for Macron in French parliament

Given his pro-EU rhetoric, his success could translate into success for the rest of the European Union and perhaps more specifically the Eurozone. Although it fell short of a predicted landslide, Mr Macron's Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move) party and its centrist ally, MoDem, won 350 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly after Sunday's run-off vote. Read More »

A look at attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years

A man who was being given first aid at the time died at the scene, but it's not clear if he died as a direct result of the attack . Police said they declared the attack at the mosque was as a terrorist incident with 20 minutes of them receiving a report of a van colliding with pedestrians. Read More »

NRATV calls London attack on Muslims a "maybe attack"

One man was pronounced dead at the scene and eight people were taken to hospital. The man who died was was already receiving first aid at the time of the attack , the latest in a spate of terrorist strikes in Britain. Hundreds of Londoners from different faiths gathered outside a mosque in Finsbury Park in show of solidarity following a van attack on a crowd of Muslims who had been to pray. Read More »

Finsbury Park mosque van attacker identified as Darren Osborne

The Metropolitan Police report Osborne is now "being held on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder ". His attack killed five people. "When (the driver) was running, he was saying, 'I wanna kill more people, I wanna kill more Muslims, '" he told BBC TV. Read More »

Iran Parliament Chief Terrified of US Senate Sanctions


Before noon on Wednesday, two gangs of terrorist attacked Iran's Parliament and the Mausoleum of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini simultaneously. Ahmad Fazelian, a provincial judiciary official, said the seven, suspected of "providing support for the terrorist team", were detained in Fardis, about 50 km (31 miles) west of Tehran , the judiciary's online news agency Mizan reported. Read More »

Aussie tourists in Bali duped into eating dog meat


Not only are dogs being tortured for this trade, but those who eat the meat could also be at risk. "We just know how deeply this will distress and shock tourists that have gone to Bali ". The Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA) is working to combat the trend and has documented at least 70 restaurants in Bali that serve dog meat . Read More »

Britain says will be 'positive and constructive' in Brexit talks

Davis's agreement to Monday's agenda led some European Union officials to believe May's government may at last be coming around to Brussels' view of how negotiations should be run. Such firms sold 7.3 billion euros ($8.2 billion) worth of goods to customers in Britain a year ago, their fourth-biggest market. Britain seems to have tacitly accepted the EU's plan for sequenced talks, which will focus first on the terms of Britain's withdrawal, with negotiations on a future relationship ... Read More »

Top EU lawmaker says UK's aims a mystery

United Kingdom negotiator David Davis and the EU's Barnier have one key issue over the first weeks of talks: building trust after months of haggling over leaks and figures over the final bill that Britain would have to pay for leaving. Darius McDermott, managing director of Chelsea Financial Services, said: "Despite UK equity markets holding up surprisingly well in the year since the EU referendum, and continuing to reach all-time highs, European markets have done even better". Read More »

One dead, 10 injured in London mosque incident


The Finsbury Park mosque was associated with extremist ideology for several years after the 9/11 attacks in the United States, but was shut down and reorganized. London Mayor Sadiq Khan , meanwhile, paid tribute to the local community who apprehended the attacker near the mosque , especially the religious leader who kept him safe from mob violence. Read More »

Grenfell Tower death toll reaches 30


The official said that the death toll in the incident can increase even further, however, not as significantly as it has over the past few days. London's Metropolitan Police confirmed Friday that at least 30 people died in this week's fire which swept through a residential tower block in west London . Read More »

Russian diplomat condemns US for downing Syrian fighter jet

The U.S. -led coalition could not stress enough that they are targeting ISIS and not Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime, but will also "not hesitate" to defend its forces from anyone they deem a threat. Russian Federation also threatened to target any aircraft flown by American and its allies over Syria. Ozerov insisted that Russia will be tracking the coalition's jets, not shooting them down, but he added that "a threat for those jets may appear only if they take action that pose a ... Read More »

CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump

The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said. He fires a number of other tweets taking aim at the media and at the investigation. While President Trump denied all the allegations levied on him, Comey revealed that the documented memos were a testament to his claims, a portion of which was published by the The New York Times , with the hope of a new counsel being ... Read More »

Rare Two-Year UK Parliamentary Session

The Parliamentary session is being doubled to two years in the hope it will give MPs and peers the maximum time possible to scrutinise legislation surrounding taking the United Kingdom out of the EU. Theresa May still has to get the 2017 Queen's Speech out of the way before she needs to start worrying about the 2018 event. On that occasion, it was the first time since 1949 the speech had been scrapped, garnering criticisms of an "abuse of power" by the opposition benches. Read More »

Damascus Urges UNSC to Condemn US-Led Coalition's Downing of Syrian Aircraft

Russia, Iran and the USA are drawing new red lines for each other in Syria, with Russia warning it would treat any US-led coalition planes in its area of operations as potential targets following yesterday's incident. Marine General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said there was still communications between a U.S. air operations center in Qatar and Russian forces on the ground in Syria but added: "We'll work diplomatically and military in the coming hours to ... Read More »

JK Rowling corrected a Finsbury Park attack headline

Police, who quickly received reports of a collision between a van and pedestrians, said the driver was detained by the crowd until police arrived. " The attack unfolded whilst a man was receiving first aid from the public at the scene", Basu said. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire

He said the death toll could still change if anyone reported as missing was found alive, of if anyone was found in the ruined tower who had not been reported as missing. "I'd like to reassure everybody that we will be looking at all criminal offenses that may have been committed by any individual or any organization", he said. Read More »

What to expect from storms Sunday & Monday


Up to three-quarters an inch of rain possible throughout the day. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Friday-Sunday will bring a cool down to the area behind a frontal boundary with highs Friday dependent on amount of cloud cover and rain with highs in the 80s. Read More »

Supreme Court Further Curbs Plaintiffs' Venue Shopping With Bristol-Myers Ruling

The court sided with debt collectors over consumers, finding that people who have filed for bankruptcy can not sue companies that try to recoup old debt that is not required to be paid back under state statutes of limitations. The U.S. Supreme Court reversed. BMS is incorporated in DE and headquartered in NY and maintains large operations in NY and New Jersey. The ruling, he said, "will not result in the parade of horribles that respondents conjure up". Read More »

Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House


During their Oval Office meeting, Mr. Trump praised Mr. Varela for a "very strong" relationship with the USA and reminded him that the US built the Panama Canal. "We have many things to discuss", said Trump in an Oval Office seated next to Varela. Melania left her golden brown hair down around her shoulders for the meeting, in which her husband and the Panama president are to discus organized crime, immigration, and fighting drug trafficking. Read More »

Senate Democrat says any WH tapes due by Friday


The attorney, Jay Sekulow , appeared on several Sunday news programs to counter the impression that Trump has acknowledged he's become a target of the expanding Russian Federation probe. "So the president responds - I want to be crystal clear here". Schiff says if the panel can't get an answer then he believes a subpoena will be needed. Read More »

Duterte resurfaces after rest, says Islamist insurgency has deep roots


The battle for control of Marawi City has raged for almost a month between the Philippine military and ISIL-allied militants. "So in the interest of safety, we have been working closely with local government and its social welfare arm and health arm to provide the services needed by the evacuees without necessarily having other people from the outside exposed to danger", he continued. Read More »

US student's imprisonment in North Korea 'truly terrible thing': Donald Trump

North Korean officials claimed Warmbier fell into a coma in March previous year due to botulism and a sleeping pill. Before his detention made global headlines , Otto Warmbier was just an adventurous college student. He was arrested at Pyongyang Airport on January 2, 2016, before he could board a plane departing the secretive state. Warmbier's father, Fred , accused the North Koreans of torturing his son. Read More »