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At least 20 people taken to hospital after London attack - ambulance service

The investigation is being led by the Counter Terrorism Command, and police have asked for images or footage of the incident to be passed onto officers. London's river Thames police said it was working with the lifeboat rescue service to help evacuate people caught up in the attack, described by police as a terrorist incident.

Daesh bombers slow Mosul advance

While U.S. -backed forces have fought inside Mosul during the operation to retake it from IS, Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces have largely operated in the deserts to the west cutting supply lines and attempting to begin securing Iraq's border with Syria.

Zambia 'expels' South Africa's Mmusi Maimane

Maimane says that he was only able to retrieve his phone and iPad when the plane's pilot requested them on the condition they were not returned to Maimane until he was in South Africa. The trial was marked by drama as SA's DA leader, Mmusi Maimane, was deported from the country on Thursday when he arrived on an SAA flight, to support Hichilema who he describes as a friend.

As Comey testimony looms, Trump to push infrastructure plan

President Trump dismissed a question on May 18 about reports that he asked former FBI director James Comey to end the investigation into ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, and went on to attack Comey's "poor, poor performance".

Day 3: Shutdown and curfew like restrictions cripple life in Kashmir

There's heavy deployment of security forces in the old city areas of Srinagar as well. Defying the separatists' bandh call, almost 800 Kashmiri youngsters on Sunday appeared in the Army's common entrance exam in the valley, which has been hit by fresh protests following the killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant Sabzar Bhat .

Trump lobbies for travel ban, offers condolences

He said it was now believed there were only three attackers involved. The van continued down the bridge and onto Borough High Street, close to Borough Market , a popular nightspot with many bars and restaurants, where it came to a stop.

Rep. Devin Nunes: Media Elites Have 'No Interest' in Americans Being Unmasked

But now, Democrats were openly blaming House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan , R-Wisconsin, for Nunes' continued role. The House panel pursuing its own investigation of the Trump campaign and possible Russian Federation ties has also sought information from Comey, asking the FBI to turn over documents related to his interactions with both the White House and the Justice Department.

At least one dead, more injured in multiple attacks — TERROR IN LONDON

The first incident took place just after 10 p.m. on London Bridge, where witnesses described seeing a white van mounting the sidewalk and plowing into pedestrians. "He swerved right 'round me and then hit about five or six people". Another witness told Britain's Press Association she was in a restaurant near the bridge when three men came in and "stabbed someone in the face and someone in the stomach".

Police at London Bridge after auto reportedly plows into people

The three attackers shot by armed officers are all dead, police said . The police force has revealed that armed officers were sent to the scenes and shots were fired. Five were killed by the attacker. His injuries were not life threatening, police said. "A white van driver came speeding - probably about 50mph - veered off the road into the crowds of people who were walking along the pavement", she told BBC News.

Texas Senate Passes Religious Adoption Bill

To comply with state law, teachers might have to send transgender students to the bathroom of their birth gender or to a single-occupancy bathroom, shocking their peers. A broader bathroom bill became law in North Carolina past year and brought condemnation from business leaders and athletic organizations. "The NFL embraces inclusiveness".

London Terror Is England's Third Attack in 3 Months

A Reuters reporter said some time after the attack began that he had heard loud bangs near the Borough Market area. She will chair a meeting of the Government's Cobra emergency committee on Sunday, No 10 said. And now tonight, police are not calling this a terrorist attack , but it's an extraordinary evening. The 25-year-old said that at first, "it didn't look too unsafe".

Greensboro mayor joins environmental effort with other U.S. city leaders

At least two Republican governors announced Friday they were partnering with Democratic-run states to combat climate change after Trump's announcement sparked swift condemnation from academics, industry leaders and environmental experts.

Maute keeps up fight with looted guns, prisoners

The amount of territory in the city that the remaining gunmen controlled had been cut to just 10 per cent, military spokesman Brigadier-General Restituto Padilla said on Wednesday. "We are giving those inside an opportunity to surrender", he said, according to the Straits Times . The high and rising death toll is a sign extremists in the southern Philippines are now better organised and funded, security experts say, pointing to Maute's rapid rise from obscurity.

Man Charged For Allegedly Threatening To Blow Up Malaysia Airlines Flight

Authorities said the Sri Lankan man was revealed not to be carrying explosives and it was not a terrorism incident. About 1am: Heavily armed special forces police storm the Airbus A330 and arrest the man. Darren Chester, Australia's transport minister, joined Langdon in praising passengers as heroes. "There appears to be no imminent threat to passengers, staff or public and the investigation is ongoing", Senior Constable Adam West said.

London police unsure if attackers still on the run

The vests the men were wearing were later determined to be fake, he said. Armed police were called to the scene and within eight minutes, the three assailants were shot dead. Police responded rapidly with dozens of emergency vehicles and authorities led shellshocked members of the public away from the scene with their hands on their heads.

ISIS claims responsibility for Manila attack, police deny link to terrorism

But by Friday evening, police said they still didn't know the man's name, or why he launched his attack, only to flee to an adjoining hotel and kill himself. Officials said at least 54 people were hurt as they rushed to escape what at first had been feared as a militant attack. More than 70 people suffered mostly minor injuries in the stampede to escape.

Battle for Mosul: Elite Iraqi forces storm Isis-held enclave

Speaking in Baghdad, U.S. -led counter IS coalition spokesman Col. Ryan Dillon told reporters the SDF is "poised around Raqqa ", after gaining significant territory from IS in Syria in the last week. The total reported Friday was still far short of what non-governmental organizations estimate for civilian deaths in the conflict in Iraq and Syria.

Hassan Rouhani re-elected President of Iran

He had won more than three times as many votes as his closest challenger. According to the Minister, 23.549 mln voters (57% of those who participated in the vote) cast their ballots in favor of Rouhani. Iran and six world powers, including Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States, reached an agreement on the Iranian nuclear issue in July 2015 that put it on the path of sanctions relief, but with more strict limits on nuclear program.

Witness describes vehicle slamming into groups of people on London Bridge

REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Police officers with riot shields on Borough High Street as police are responding to three incidents in the capital, amid reports that a vehicle collided with pedestrians on London Bridge, Scotland Yard said. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn was quick to express his condolences for the victims' families and his gratitude for the work of the emergency services.

Photographer captures moment armed police ended London Bridge terror attack

The cafe stabbings occurred in Borough Market , a popular market with gourmet food and produce stalls and several restaurants inside. Police held people inside bars and restaurants for their own safety as police cars screamed past. People have been injured not to call 999 unless it is a genuine emergency. "Then we heard gunshots and people started to hide beneath the tables", Alcolea said.

Sewer cleaner dies as 'fasting' doctor refuses to touch patient

A sewer cleaner Irfan Masih succumbed to death in Civil Hospital Umerkot , mainly because the senior doctor at the facility refused to touch his body as he was 'fasting'. When the matter was widely reported by media, the local police swung into action registering a criminal case against six persons, including three doctors, on the complaint of the victim's brother.

London Bridge on lockdown, two dead

Trump also used the incident to promote his proposed travel ban, which has been blocked by federal courts. His administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate it. The attacks come less than two weeks after the deadly suicide bombing at the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. MARTIN: Now, for people who aren't familiar with the area, can you just describe where all of these incidents occurred? The attackers were shot to death Saturday while stabbing people at ...

Hillary Clinton ridicules President Trump over 'covfefe' tweet

Subscribe to The World's Most Powerful Women , Fortune's daily must-read for global businesswomen. "Look, I take responsibility for every decision I made", Clinton told the audience. She coupled that factor with the media's obsessive reporting of her emails. The "irony of her bashing our data: *our* models never had" Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania "looking even close to safe ...

Actions Must Follow China's Words on North Korea, Mattis Says

At the same time, the U.S. has been negotiating with China - North Korea's ally - to put more pressure on the secretive regime. The U.N. Security Council on Friday expanded targeted sanctions against North Korea after its repeated missile tests, adopting the first such resolution agreed by the United States and Pyongyang's only major ally China since President Donald Trump took office.

After meeting Assad ally Putin, Macron meets Syrian opposition

Putin flew to France to hold talks with Macron on Monday. "Russia Today and Sputnik were organs of influence and propaganda that spread counterfeit truths about me", he replied, referring to the Russian TV network and news agency. Now, 300 years later, Macron will guide Putin through a new exhibition commemorating the historic diplomatic moment. Chechnya came back into the global media spotlight in April, when Russia's Novaya Gazeta newspaper published a report alleging that Chechen ...

Palestinian shot after stabbing Israeli soldier dies

The girl, who Palestinian authorities said was aged 16 and from the West Bank village of Yaabed near Jenin, was shot at the entrance to the Israeli settlement of Mevo Dotan on Thursday after striking and lightly wounding a soldier with a knife, an Israeli army statement said.

Trump targets India, China as United States exits climate pact

His decision, announced on Thursday, triggered widespread global condemnation. It commits the USA and 194 other countries to keeping rising global temperatures "well below" 2° above pre-industrial levels and "endeavour to limit" them even more, to 1.5°.

Conservatives continue to lead Labour in latest opinion polls

Labour has said it will raise income taxes on people earning more than 80,000 pounds ($103,152) a year, while promising no increases for the other 95 percent of taxpayers. Blistering questions from a studio audience put Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn under pressure on their weak spots of social care and defence. There were problems with the substance, too.

Putin mocks claims of Russian meddling in U.S. polls

Putin says he's being framed, that the hacking was actually done by Western intelligence agencies, who made it look like it was done by Russian hackers. "Does squabbling over North Atlantic Treaty Organisation help Russian Federation?" he said . We ought to understand what is happening and where it will lead us.

Philippines' Duterte says Islamic State not behind casino attack

Police are investigating a second "person of interest" who was reportedly present in the casino at the time of the incident. Relatives weep after learning that their loved one was killed in a casino fire caused by a gunman at Resorts World in Pasay City, Metro Manila , Philippines June 2, 2017.

CNN Fires Kathy Griffin Over Donald Trump Beheading Stunt

Griffin's New Year's Eve co-host Anderson Cooper also slammed the video , calling it "disgusting" and "completely inappropriate". News anchor Cooper took to Twitter to voice his opinion on the debacle, saying he is "appalled" and the photo is "clearly disgusting".

Trump's fake word stumps Spelling Bee champion

The results would have been used as a tiebreaker in the event that the finalists were able to make their way through the entire list of prepared words for the finals - as competitors had in 2014, 2015 and 2016. The bee tested participants' knowledge of Webster's Unabridged dictionary. "Language of origin?" - and sometimes she didn't even bother. "Part of speech?" asked Ananya, further trying to map the word in her vast mental vocabulary.

Too early to say if London incidents are militant attack

Police say their investigation is continuing. The incident happened on a warm Saturday night in a busy area full of bars and restaurants. He said the seriousness of the injuries is not yet known. Police said they fired shots after reports of stabbings in the nearby Borough Market area, and that they were also responding to an incident in the Vauxhall area further west, but gave no immediate details.

French Socialist President Really Proud of Shaking Trump's Hand

The awkwardly long, white-knuckled, handshake was seen by many as a power projection, of sorts, by two newly elected world leaders in the full glare of the global media. Both men's jaws seemed to clench. The Washington Post reports that France's ambassador the United States , Gerard Araud , had warned Macron to expect a handshake pissing contest with Trump - advice Macron clearly headed.

London Police Say Plan to Deploy More Units Following Saturday Terror Incidents

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi expressed grief over the incidents and tweeted, "Attacks in London shocking & anguishing". In a statement, the prime minister thanked first responders. He said he did not know how serious the injuries were. But they said later that turned out to be an unrelated stabbing. Jumping out of the van, the armed attackers then stabbed civilians.

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