Main UK parties suspend election campaign after London attack

BBC reporter Holly Jones , who was on London bridge , said the van was driven by a man and was "probably travelling at about 50 miles an hour". But instead they "started kicking them, punching them and took out knives". There were also reports of a third incident, a stabbing in the Vauxhall area of London . An eyewitness said: "I've never seen anything like it".

John Kerry: Trump 'clearly doesn't know what he's talking about'

Crowds gather to protest the US withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement on June 1, 2017. DNC Char Tom Perez at a rally protesting the US withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement on June 1, 2017. searching for "the real killer" MORE says to the world, well we're going to negotiate a better deal. he's going to go out to find a better deal?" "Is he accusing them of somehow buying into a hoax?" Trump has repeatedly said that he does not believe in climate change, and has even ...

After London attack, PM says Britain must contain extremism

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the Manchester bombing, but there hasn't yet been a claim of responsibility for the London attack, which the prime minister linked to Islamic extremism. So in light of what we are learning about the changing threat, we need to review Britain's counter-terrorism strategy to make sure the police and security services have all the powers they need.

Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attack that killed seven, official says

Three knife-wielding attackers in fake suicide vests unleashed a terror rampage in the British capital last night, plowing a van into pedestrians on the iconic London Bridge before stabbing revellers in a nearby Borough market. Police said they were "reviewing and planning to strengthen our policing stance across London over the forthcoming days". "All Americans stand in solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom", she said.

Donald Trump criticises Sadiq Khan's response to London attack

Assistant Police Commissioner Mark Rowley said the assailants were wearing what looked like explosive vests, which were later found to be fake. Holly Jones, a BBC reporter who was on the bridge when the attack happened, said she saw a van travelling at about 50 miles an hour.

London Terror Attack Death Toll Rises To 7

Britain's Sun newspaper said as many as seven people were feared killed and that two attackers were shot dead by police near London Bridge - but there was no immediate confirmation from police. Then he came in and walked around the restaurant. BBC reporter Holly Jones, who was on the bridge at the time of the attack, said the van was "probably travelling at about 50 miles an hour".

Seven killed in London terror attack

The police later said that the images of the man wearing bomb vests were " hoaxes ". Five people, including a police officer, were killed and more than 50 others were injured in the terror attack on March 22. "Around the corner there was a guy with a stab wound on his neck. She was going, 'Help me, help me'". "These acts of violence were truly shocking and I condemn them in the strongest terms", Harun Khan, the MCB's secretary general, said.

Six killed, 48 injured in terror attack in London

Authorities said the attackers were wearing what appeared to be 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".

London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack - everything we know

British Transport Police said casualties were reported after an incident that may have involved a van and a knife attack , while the London Ambulance Service said it was sending multiple resources to the incident near London Bridge .

How British media reported London terror attacks

The London Ambulance Service, who dispatched upwards of 80 medics to help deal with the incident, said at least 48 people were taken to five hospitals across the capital, with many more treated at the scene. "One of the things that we can do is show that we aren't going to be cowed, is by voting on Thursday and making sure that we understand the importance of our democracy, our civil liberties and our human rights", Khan said.

U.S. hackers could have framed Russian Federation in election hack — Putin tells NBC

Putin went on to say the reports from American intelligence agencies are "null and void", suggesting only the classified details would reveal the truth. But Putin didn't give anything by way of evidence with the speculation. The event comes two days before a scheduled airing of Kelly's one-on-one interview with Putin on Sunday.

Man cradling pint becomes unlikely symbol of defiance after London Bridge

In a picture he took, a man wearing combat pants, with a shaved head and what looked like a belt with canisters attached to it could be seen on the ground with two more bodies behind him. Prime Minister Theresa May's office said she was "in contact with officials and is being regularly updated ". This is done for safety reasons for patients and staff, the national health service NHS (National Health Service ) said.

Vermont to Join Alliance to Counter Trump Climate Change Decision

Corporations and state and local officials on both sides of the aisle called the decision a risky move that not only will harm global efforts to halt climate change but also abdicates USA leadership around the world. Tillerson is sure to hear an earful about the issue in the days, weeks, months and years ahead. Hendricks said the absence of $500 million contributions from the United States to the Green Climate Fund will be felt from 2018, but suggested the gap could be filled with ...

Cities and states aim to take up Paris Accord after Trump's withdrawal

Bloomberg - who is the world's 10th-richest person - serves as the U.N. Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, and he has long advocated aggressive climate measures. He noted that the USA was the leader in emissions control years before the Paris agreement, and we're not going to give that up. "He got beat rather badly here", Rep.

General election to go ahead on Thursday: British PM

Firstly, she said we need to deflect the "evil ideology that is a perversion of Islam" and reinforced the need to defend our superior "pluralistic British values". "The operation is ongoing so we are finding out more about who these three are", he said. Police also attended an incident in the Vauxhall area , which they no longer believe to be connected to the attacks.

London attacks: Belfast woman and son flee from Underground station

The white van careened off the road before striking several people on the busy bridge around 10 p.m. local time. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). People walk away about 10 minutes after midnight from inside a police cordon after an incident in London , Sunday, June 4, 2017 .

Torries Suspend National Campaigning Amid Terrorist Attacks in London

Eyewitnesses spoke of abject panic as three men armed with "foot-long" knives burst into packed restaurants and cafes, slashing at those inside indiscriminately. Bartender Alex Martinez said he hid in a garbage bin for a half hour when a man stormed the restaurant where he worked, which was almost full. "And then there was a man with a knife, he was running, he came down the stairs and went to a bar", she said.

General Election campaigning suspended after London terror attack

London's transport authority said London Bridge rail station had been closed at the request of the police. She added: "On behalf of the people of London and on behalf of the whole country, I want to thank and pay tribute to the professionalism and bravery of the police and the emergency services, and the courage of members of the public who defended themselves and others from the attackers".

U.S. revolts against Trump climate decision

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo directed that prominent landmarks, including One World Trade Center and the Kosciuszko Bridge to be lit green in a symbolic show of solidarity with the Paris Accord, but his California counterpart Jerry Brown went further, saying the Golden State - whose economy accounts for a third of the U.S pie - would seek its own climate change pact with China .

India remains committed to Paris climate deal despite U.S. withdrawal

The campaign chief of The Republicans party during the legislative election, François Baroin, considered that Trump's 'irresponsible decision shows, regrettable, the tremendous selfishness of the administration and its president'. China's government said on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, it will stick to its promises to curb carbon emissions. "We at Under Armour are disappointed by the Administration's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement as climate change continues to ...

Climate action 'unstoppable', nations should stay course: UN chief

The opportunities for China are huge, as it can step into the USA role of providing technology and equipment transfer to developing nations to help them meet their commitments under the Paris agreement. In announcing his decision, Trump said he was "elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ". Pittsburgh's mayor, Democrat Bill Peduto, shot back on Twitter that his city, long the heart of the US steel industry, actually embraced the Paris accord .

CWC to meet on June 6, discuss Rahul's elevation, prez poll

At its last meeting in November past year, the Congress Working Committee appealed to Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to take over as Congress president. Congress president Sonia Gandhi has created a record by being at the helm of the 130-year-old organisation for almost two decades since late Sitaram Kesri's ouster by the CWC in early 1998.

London Bridge terror attack death toll rises to 7

The Metropolitan Police force declared the attacks "terrorist incidents", but there was no immediate claim of responsibility. "We believe we are experiencing a new trend in the threat we face as terrorism breeds terrorism, and perpetrators are inspired to attack not only on the basis of carefully constructed plots after years of planning and training, and not even as lone attackers radicalised online, but by copying one another and often using the crudest of means of attack".

Trump honors the fallen in Memorial Day remarks

Trump also recognized former USA senator and GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole , 93, who suffered lifelong injuries during World War II. President Trump told the crowd, "We only hope that we every day that we can prove worthy". I like people who weren't captured". He urged all Americans to work together with those sacrifices in mind. "As we honor the fearless warriors who gave their lives for ours, spending their last moments on this Earth in defense of this country and of its people, ...

A former Canadian nurse admits killing eight elderly persons with insulin injections

After the visit, Wettlaufer told Andrews she would not go back to the hospital again, which Andrews thought was unusual behaviour from a registered nurse. "While alcohol and opioids provided her with some relief from the stress at times, she often could not find an adequate method to manage the building pressure", the CAMH summary says.

Tillerson declines request to hold event marking Ramadan

This year, the State Department's Office of Religion and Global Affairs requested Tillerson host an Eid al-Fitr reception thinking it could be easier on his schedule. Several prominent Muslim-American groups in the Washington area who are normally invited to the Ramadan event said that they had yet to receive an invitation from the State Department, which they said was unusual.

Arkansas Congressional Delegation Applauds Trump's Withdrawal From Climate Treaty

India's 2015 pledge for the climate deal makes no mention of "billions of dollars". "We believe that the United States is well positioned to compete within the framework of the Paris agreement". "Americans will honor and fulfill the Paris Agreement by leading from the bottom up - and there isn't anything Washington can do to stop us". "The framing that everybody is adopting is that climate change is real".

Putin likens USA election hacking allegations to "anti-Semitism"

Facing questions from NBC's Megyn Kelly , who moderated a panel discussion at St. Petersburg's economic forum, Putin said the claims of Russian interference in the USA election contained "nothing concrete, only assumptions". Putin further ridiculed persisting U.S. focus on the Russian ambassador's contacts with members of Trump's campaign team, insisting that the envoy was merely doing his job.

Canadian 'directly impacted' by London attacks

The three attackers on Saturday night were wearing what looked like explosive vests that were later found to have been fake. "Enough is enough", she said as she announced a raft of initiatives to tackle the terror threat. More than five hours after the first arrests, a woman in a burka was reportedly led into a police van parked outside the flats. He added: "Police Scotland continues to dynamically review all safety and security plans and operations".

United Kingdom campaigning suspended, election to proceed after bridge attack

London Ambulance Service reports 48 casualties were taken to six hospitals across London . The attack unfolded quickly, and police said officers shot and killed the three attackers within eight minutes. In March, a vehicle ramming and knife attack in Westminster left five people dead, and two weeks ago a bombing outside of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22 people, including young fans.

Philippine casino attack leaves 36 dead from smoke inhalation

The Islamic State, however, claimed responsibility in a statement Friday night. "About 100 Christians were killed or wounded". Brigadier General Restituto Padilla, the military spokesman, noted that a lot of quarters over reacted over the Resorts World incident, especially in the wake of the declaration of martial law in Mindanao and the Marawi crisis.

Real Madrid claim 12th triumph

Strikes in each half from Ronaldo made him the first player to score in three finals in the Champions League era, adding to his goals in the 2008 and 2014 showpieces for Manchester United and Real respectively. Madrid's 4-1 victory over Juventus made it a worthy final, and Ronaldo and his team-mates will be celebrated as continental heroes, but there have been more standout performers throughout the competition this season.

Islamic State Group Claims Manila Casino Attack

People inside the casino recounted a terrifying ordeal when the shooting broke out. Read: Philippines Earthquake To Devastate Manila? Despite assurances from local authorities that there is no terrorism link, many local casinos have increased security as a result.

I would protect Britain from global threats, Jeremy Corbyn says

Tory leader Theresa May and Labour's Jeremy Corbyn and were quizzed by audience members during Question Time's election special on Friday over issues including Trident and the IRA, and the dementia tax u-turn, school funding and fitness-to-work tests for disabled people, respectively.

Moroccan police stifle women's protest in town of Al Hoceima

Some protesters also put tape on their mouths and tied their hands to symbolize the arrests. Nasser Zefzafi, the head of the grass-roots Al-Hirak al-Shaabi, or Popular Movement, was taken into custody on Monday and transferred to Casablanca.

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