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Hundreds of thousands flee as cyclone batters Bangladesh

However, due to the impact of cyclone , heavy winds with heavy rain in Cox's Bazar and Chittagong region may continue for 12 hours more. Another woman died of panic, officials said, adding that several thousand houses were damaged in the area, a lot of them mud-built structures.

Attacks In London Leave Unknown Number Dead & Injured

Witnesses described a white van careering into pedestrians near London Bridge and knocking over several people. Another eyewitness, Mark Roberts, told CNN that one person was hit "about 20 feet in the air". The force tweeted a warning telling people in the area to run to safety, hide and then call police if it is safe to do so. Prime Minister Theresa May said that the "terrible incident" in London is being treated as a " potential act of terrorism ".

Isolated US lashes out at climate critics

At what point do they start laughing at us as a country? And Peter Sachs, GM of Lowa , didn't mince words when speaking abut Trump's latest controversial decision. Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston said he opposed Trump's decision. Instead, Mr Pruitt lashed out, saying "we have nothing to be apologetic about as a country ", despite the United States being the world's second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases after China.

After London attack, Theresa May says Britain must contain extremism

On Saturday night, seven people were killed and dozens more injured after a white van struck pedestrians on the London Bridge and continued to drive to the nearby Borough Market. She said campaigning ahead of a national parliamentary election on Thursday was suspended as a mark of respect, but would resume on Monday. Mrs May said the UK's counter-terrorism strategy would be reviewed.

Putin asks USA business chiefs to help improve ties

The contacts have become the focus of an FBI investigation into possible collusion between Moscow and Trump's aides that has most recently centered on Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law. After Trump's election, "there was a sense that things could change a lot and guess what?" It's not much of a surprise that they continue to do so, as the United States is the nation best positioned to thwart Russian ambitions of empire.

Witnesses recount London terror that leaves six dead

During a press conference in the early hours of Sunday morning, the UK's most senior counter terrorism officer, Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations, Mark Rowley, praised efforts by police in confronting the attack: "At 22:08 yesterday evening we began to receive reports that a vehicle had struck pedestrians on London Bridge ".

United States pact pullout could add 0.3 degrees of warming

Brown characterized Trump's move as "deviant behavior" and "insane" - and the governor is right. The United States was one of 195 nations that agreed to the accord in Paris in December 2015. Already, the Europeans have pledged to implement the Paris accords without America. It's also likely that China will join European countries in rejecting Trump's efforts to negotiate a better deal.

China disregards global law, other nations' interests, says US Defence Secy

Adding names to the United Nations blacklist-a global travel ban and asset freeze-was the minimum sanctions measures the Security Council could have taken and comes after five weeks of negotiations between Washington and Beijing. China has repeatedly warned the United States against any military activities in the South China Sea. Mattis noted that this week the Pentagon conducted what it called a successful test of its missile defense system, which is being developed mainly with North ...

Foreign minister expresses condolences for London attack

Holly Jones, a BBC reporter at the bridge when the incident happened, said a van had swerved off the road into a crowd of pedestrians. The white van then continued to drive to Borough Market. Police told people to avoid the area, leaving tourists and revelers struggling to get home. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy wrote in Spanish on his Twitter account: "I am following with great concern the attacks in London, sad news".

Pakistan condemns London terror attack, calls terrorism global 'menace'

State Department officials are "strongly" encouraging USA citizens in the United Kingdom to directly contact family members in the U.S.to "advise them of your safety". Nafees Zakaria, on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan , offered condolences to the bereaved families. "The government and people of Pakistan stand in solidarity with the government and people of the United Kingdom in this sad moment", PM Nawaz said in a statement.

London Police Respond to Multiple Incident

Musicians and film stars around the world have been paying tribute to the people of London following an attack on the capital last night. At least 48 injured people were sent to five different hospitals. The three attackers, who wore fake bomb vests, were shot dead by police. Other eyewitnesses reported a shooting at the Borough Market . Tony Murphy, who is ex-military, lives near London Bridge and said: "About half an hour ago there was tremendous gunfire that started".

Abbas condemns London Bridge terrorist attack

An official with London's Metropolitan Police said it first received reports that a vehicle had struck pedestrians on London Bridge around 10 p.m GMT. He said: "The three people literally started kicking them, punching them, and took out knives". It said later the third one at Vauxhall was not related to the two previous incidents.

Killed in Vehicle and Stabbing Incidents in London

According to the BBC , police confirmed that at least one fatality had resulted from the attacks , but details were still unfolding and that count could increase. Another witness called Gerard said the suspects stabbed a series of people near Borough Market and shouted , "This is for Allah". The White House said he had been briefed on the incidents by his national security team.

EU, China claim leadership on drive for low-carbon economy

The EU is planning to reinforce existing partner relations and find new allies from among the world's biggest economies as well as countries most vulnerable to climate change to vigorously move forward with implementing the Paris Agreement .

New terror attack in London, with van killing seven pedestrians

But Mrs May made clear she intends to take action on a range of levels in response to the recent spate of atrocities, also including the auto and knife murders of four people at Westminster in March and the killing of 22 by suicide bomb at the Manchester Arena last month.

Ariana Grande benefit concert for Manchester highlights air on ABC7 Sunday

Assistant Chief Constable Garry Shewan said Sunday there will be additional security checks and everyone will be searched at the Manchester event. Grande tweeted "Praying for London " after Saturday's attack in which seven people were killed and 48 injured, while her manager Scooter Braun said the concert would go ahead "with greater objective".

Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) Shares Bought by Commerce Bank

Pictet Asset Management Ltd. now owns 4,295,682 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $93,388,000 after buying an additional 3,261,140 shares during the last quarter. New South Capital Mgmt has invested 0.01% in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI). The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 15th.

Video shows successful missile-intercept test over Pacific

James Syring , the director of the Missile Defense Agency , "helps us outpace the threat through 2020". The U.S. military successfully launched its first-ever missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic (ICBM) missile.

Iran condemns London attack, calls for unity in fight against terrorism

Police officers with riot shields on Borough High Street, amid reports that a vehicle collided with pedestrians on London Bridge and reports of stabbings in Borough Market . After the vehicle mowed people down on the bridge, witnesses reported seeing at least one man carrying a large knife. He said the United Kingdom threat remained at a severe level after the attack and Londoners would see an increased police presence.

Reports of multiple casualties at London Bridge as van strikes pedestrians

Three assailants drove a van at pedestrians on London Bridge late on Saturday night before getting out of the van in the bustling Borough Market area and stabbing a number of people. The force said armed officers were sent to the scenes and shots were fired. The police department said there also was a stabbing at another location, the Vauxhall district southwest of London Bridge, but it was unrelated to the first two attacks.

London attacks: Suspects wore 'fake' explosive vests

Prime Minister Theresa May said she was being updated by officials on the "fast-moving" situation, adding: "I can confirm that the bad incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism ". German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a statement that her thoughts were with victims and their families and that Germany "stood firmly and resolutely at Great Britain's side against every form of terrorism".

World Leaders Reaffirm Commitment To Paris Climate Pact After Trump Pulls Out

It would also help fulfil the Paris agreement reporting requirements so the world could track the US's progress. Businessman Michael Bloomberg is coming to the United Nations' rescue after President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the Paris climate agreement Thursday.

Here's what happened in Bridge and Borough

Earlier in the day, armed police rushed to the scene and within eight minutes of receiving the first emergency call had shot dead the three male attackers in the Borough Market area near the bridge. Police officers speak with ambulance personnel after an incident near London Bridge in London , Britain June 4, 2017 . "And then there was a man with a knife, he was running, he came down the stairs and went to a bar", she said.

Conservatives send new mixed message on tax as United Kingdom election nears

May's once-formidable lead has been eroded though her Conservative Party could still be on course to win a majority of seats in parliament, an opinion poll and an electoral model showed on Friday. He asked how the public could trust the Conservatives when no figures were given in the manifesto. The Conservative leader was accused of "broken promises" for calling an early election for June 8 after she had repeatedly said she would not, and for a U-turn on a key manifesto pledge on ...

Trump to announce if US will stay in Paris climate deal

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who had urged Trump to stay in the Paris deal, did not attend the ceremony, nor did Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and his wife, Ivanka, both close advisers to the president who supported staying in the agreement.

Pakistan condemns London terror attack

In March, a British convert to Islam ran down people with a vehicle on Westminster Bridge, killing four, then stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament. Michael Fabricant, Conservative candidate for Lichfield said: "We are doing this for Allah" they shouted". Alex Shellum, another man in a London pub near the bridge, saw a girl in her 20s stagger into the pub, bleeding a lot.

Six killed and over 50 injured in London terror attacks

An eyewitness, Robbie, described seeing "about 20 or 30 people rushing to get back into the pub and five seconds later a big white van came screeching down the pavement", he told BBC Radio 5 live. At 00.25 a.m. BST (7.25 p.m. ET), police announced the two incidents at London Bridge and Borough Market were "terrorist incidents". Several days later it was lowered to "severe", meaning an attack is highly likely.

Michael Bloomberg pledges to pay U.S. share of Paris climate funding

Several of his top aides also opposed the action, including his daughter, Ivanka Trump. NOT slow down the growth of clean energy jobs in wind, solar, and geothermal - clean energy jobs continue to grow at 17 times the rest of the USA economy, and that won't change.

Indonesian Muslim preacher named as porn case suspect

Religious and political tensions have soared in the last six months with Islamist-led rallies targeting the Jakarta governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama , an ethnic Chinese Christian who was jailed this month for insulting the Koran. Rizieq's lawyer accused Ahok supporters of fabricating the pornography charges against the imam, while a spokesman for his Islamic Defenders Forum (FPI) insisted the "unfounded" legal complaint was "engineered to criminalize the clerics".

Ireland Set to Have Its First Openly Gay Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar

Varadkar himself was a doctor before joining the active politics. Varadkar, who is also the son of an Indian immigrant, will be the fourth openly gay head of government in history: Luxembourg's current prime minister, Xavier Bettel, is also openly gay.

US environmental agency chief says humans contribute to global warming

We are the most methodical, most systematic and we will always remain committed. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Parts of the USA have a strong coal history but struggle with unemployment today - like West Virginia, above; these are some of the places where Mr Trump commands a large support base Who still burns coal, anyway? The study , commissioned by a pro-industry group, projected the sharpest declines in coal, cement, and iron and steel, and the loss of 440,000 ...

'March For Truth': Ex-Obama White House Stars, Liberal Heavyweights Eye Trump

As the United States stepped back from its role as a global climate leader, it made room for others to take the lead - in particular, the European Union and China . Conway added that Trump thinks the Paris agreement is "too much of a financial burden" on the U.S. "We're going to have the cleanest air". "Donald Trump said he was elected by voters of Pittsburgh, but his misguided decision to withdraw from the Paris climate does not reflect the values of our city", Peduto said ...

President Trump denounces Kathy Griffin's decapitation stunt: 'Sick!'

CNN , whose New Year's Eve coverage Griffin has co-hosted for a decade, called the images "disgusting and offensive" and had suggested Tuesday that she might not be invited back. "She's actually begged for forgiveness, and I believe in forgiveness". Cooper was quick to denounce his long-time pal, calling the image "disgusting" and "completely inappropriate".

Pentagon chief: US-China ties 'important' for Asia-Pacific

Earlier, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who was the keynote speaker delivering opening remarks of the Asia security conference, on Friday night praised the U.S. A joint statement released by the US, Japan and Australia called for dialogue with China, but stressed commitment to global law and freedom of navigation.

CNN cuts ties with Kathy Griffin over President Trump "beheading" photo

But the response did more to unite liberals and conservatives in their condemnation of the sketch, which many said crossed a line - even Chelsea Clinton told her it was the wrong move. "As a mother, a wife, and a human being, that photo is very disturbing", read a statement from Melania released on Wednesday. "I made a mistake and I was wrong", she said in her video.

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