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3 attackers, 6 others killed in London Bridge area terror attacks

3 attackers, 6 others killed in London Bridge area terror attacks Police said armed officers were also responding to an incident in the nearby Borough Market area of the city. Rowley said the assailants were wearing fake explosive vests. "Then I tried to help people, wounded people". He said he did not know how serious the injuries were. Witnesses in the Wheatsheaf pub near London bridge said they saw anti-terror cops open fire and were caught in a hail... [Full Article...]

London Bridge attack: what we know so far

A confusing situation is developing in London on Saturday night as there are reports of at least one person killed and numerous injured after a van reportedly hit pedestrians on London Bridge in the heart of the British capital . A man called Gerard who narrowly escaped injury said he saw a young woman stabbed 10 to 15 times. London resident Dee, 26, said she was sure it was a terror a... [Full Article...]

Hussain Nawaz appears 4th time before JIT probing graft

Hussain Nawaz appears 4th time before JIT probing graft He said that the PML-N had always respected the courts. There are also reports that the Prime Minister is also willing to appear before the JIT, which shows that government fully subscribes to the notion of supremacy of law and constitution. [Full Article...]

UK PM May's lead widens ahead of June 8 election - ORB poll

May insisted nothing had changed on her tax policy - she has kept open the possibility of tax rises - after her defence minister, Michael Fallon, was quoted by a national newspaper as saying that income tax would not increase for higher earners. [Full Article...]

Putin, Macron talk Syria, LGBT rights at their first face-to-face meet

According to Macron , Putin said during their meeting on Monday that the Russian government has begun "initiatives" responding to the reports out of Chechnya. Putin's opponents and certain parts of the French left criticised Macron yesterday for welcoming the Russian president among the gold and marble of Versailles , particularly as Russia has called for Crimea to be returned to Moscow's c... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom vote looms, Tories confuse tax issue

Mr Corbyn faced shouts of "what would you do" when he refused to say whether he would authorise a retaliatory strike if the United Kingdom had already come under nuclear attack. Labour has eaten into the Tories' poll lead once again as Britain prepares to vote this week. Asked by an NHS worker about the current one per cent limit on annual public sector pay rises, the Prime Minister responded: ... [Full Article...]

Fort Worth student thrilled to be part of National Spelling Bee

Fort Worth student thrilled to be part of National Spelling Bee Sam Thomas says hearing the National Spelling Bee announcer say, "Correct" is the best feeling in the world. . Rajeev wakes up at 5:30 a.m.to being practicing spelling, spending time with his spelling coach and time with his dad, Rajeev Muralidharan. [Full Article...]

Conflicting stories about Kushner's meeting with Russian banker

One possible explanation is that top Trump transition members were seeking Russian help with Syria, which is potentially reasonable given the country's alliance with President Bashar Assad and the bad price being paid by innocent civilians in the 6-year-old civil war. [Full Article...]

NYC Lights Up Green in Support of Paris Climate Accord

Those efforts had been led by citizens and cities, he added, not the federal government, aided by market forces that have made solar and wind energy cheaper than coal. They told me they were telling constituents that the Paris accord pullout didn't mean the US was veering smoky gray instead of easy-breathing green but that the Barack Obama-negotiated Paris compact had been needlessly costly for U.... [Full Article...]

Mickey Arthur: Pakistan 'completely calm' ahead of India clash

Mickey Arthur: Pakistan 'completely calm' ahead of India clash But he was lucky to see Pakistan winning the game by 31 runs. According to Sarfraz the fact that his team is the lowest-ranked side in the eight-nation contest takes some pressure off the players. India Vs Pakistan rivalry is considered as one of the greatest sporting rivalries in the world. "We are hoping for a full 50-over match ". There is still tension, the last scheduled match betwe... [Full Article...]

Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election

In a sign of how much her campaign has soured just five days before voting begins, May's personal rating turned negative for the first time in one of ComRes's polls since she won the top job in the turmoil following the June 23 Brexit referendum. [Full Article...]

Report car hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt

Police initially responded to what they called an "incident" at London Bridge , and when officers continued to a stabbing at Borough Market , reported shots were fired. She said she saw at least four or five people on the ground. Police have not confirmed this report. In the wake of the attack, the United Kingdom government increased the terror alert to critical, the highest level, and deploye... [Full Article...]

Sanders Slams Trump For Insulting Germany

Trump on Tuesday called Germany's trade and military spending policies " very bad " for the United States as tensions between him and Merkel increased, Xinhua news agency reported . "I've experienced that in the last few days". Foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel of the SPD told the Rheinische Post (link in German ) that "whoever does not confront these US policies makes themselves complicit"... [Full Article...]

Trump points to travel ban after reports of London attacks

A van was driven into pedestrians on London Bridge before moving to Borough Market where three suspects got out and stabbed people. A van hit several pedestrians on London Bridge Saturday night before apparently crashing into railings. [Full Article...]

Venezuela sets date for delayed regional elections

Venezuela sets date for delayed regional elections On Tuesday, National Electoral Council head Tibisay Lucena also announced that the gubernatorial elections would be held on 10 December, a year after they were originally due. The National Electoral Council later said that elections for the constituent assembly would be held at the end of July. "How can we trust in what she is proposing now when she has never done anything else but fulfill the o... [Full Article...]

Showdown at the Capitol over bathroom bill

Showdown at the Capitol over bathroom bill Shortly after that, in a news conference of their own, members of the Senate said that the House had created problems that can only be fixed in a special session of the Legislature. "We also should not use economic development incentives in a way that will hinder economic development in Texas", said Rep. "They waited too long", he said, as a cluster of House Republicans who have been vocal cri... [Full Article...]

London attack: 9 killed, 48 injured; Thais warned

Others hid behind tables and bathrooms or attempted to flee. Within eight minutes of receiving the initial call of an incident in progress, police confronted the three suspects in Borough Market and shot them, Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said . [Full Article...]

Canadians in London urged to exercise caution in wake of bridge attack

The van was traveling at approximately 50 miles per hour when the incident took place, according to BBC reporter Holly Jones who was at the scene and witnessed the crash. "Prime Minister Theresa May described the incidents as "dreadful events" and will chair a meeting of the government's Cobra emergency committee later on Sunday". [Full Article...]

Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day Robert Kelly of the Marines, was killed when he stepped on a land mine in 2010 in southern Afghanistan. Secretary Kelly himself made headlines this weekend, downplaying the significance of Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner looking to open a backchannel line of communication with Russian Federation during the transition. [Full Article...]

Hastings' Amber Rudd to stand in for PM at BBC election debate

Hastings' Amber Rudd to stand in for PM at BBC election debate The former Channel 4 and BBC journalist attacked the PM over her refusal to attend Wednesday's seven-way debate - where she sent Amber Rudd instead . Mr Corbyn added: "How ridiculous is that?" (Trans: Come and have a go if you think you're 'ard enough). "It would be extremely unwise for any government anywhere in the world to ignore what is happening in Libya, where large areas are left u... [Full Article...]


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