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Londoners fought back by hurling chairs and bottles at armed attackers

The first victim of the attack has been named as Canadian national Christine Archibald, who worked in a homeless shelter until she moved to Europe to be with her fiance. Saturday's attack was the second to involve a vehicle driving into pedestrians on a bridge in London in just three months. "Many of them are kids".

Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

Bahrain was the first to cut ties, announcing earlier on Monday that it had severed air and sea contact with Qatar and given its citizens in Qatar 14 days to leave. A Saudi official cited by SPA said the country made a decision to "sever diplomatic and consular ties with Qatar, and to close all land, sea and aviation ports".

Marcus Mumford Opens One Love Manchester Show

She then performed a duet with United States band The Black Eyed Peas of their epic hit Where Is The Love. The concert raised money for victims and those injured in the suicide bombing that struck at Grande's May 22 show. So let's all take a moment to think about not only those who tragically lost their lives in the Manchester bombing, but the countless others who've also lost their lives in terrorist acts like these around the world.

Saudi, Bahrain, Egypt and UAE cut ties with Qatar over terrorism

Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates all announced on Monday that they would be withdrawing their diplomatic staff from Qatar as the state news agencies in the region claimed the country was "destabilising security of the region".

ISIS claims London attack after 12 arrests made

At least 12 people later have been arrested . President Trump responded to the terror attacks in London by taking aim at London's mayor, political correctness and gun control. May, who served as Britain's interior minister from 2010 to 2016, said there was too much tolerance of extremism in Britain. "It is time to say enough is enough", she said in a televised statement outside her Downing Street office, where flags few at half-mast.

Labour could be on course for shock election victory

Asked if high earners could confidently vote Conservative next week, safe in the knowledge that their income tax would not go up, Sir Michael told the newspaper: "Yes". Amid all of the spin, who should you vote for? "Since they are ruling out increases in income, corporate tax and VAT, we must assume that there will be an increase in national insurance and in various "stealth taxes" yet to be specified.

Trump or no Trump, climate deal on

She added: "But from that grows a special responsibility for both countries - for Germany and China - in all global issues - for example for climate protection, for the prevention of violent conflicts or in worldwide trade policy". China and the U.S. are together responsible for some 40 percent of the world's emissions and experts have warned that it is vital for both to remain in the Paris agreement if it is to have any chance of succeeding.

UK police have arrested 12 people over London Bridge attack

For a nation that is still struggling to cope with the aftermath of the Manchester bombing attack at the Ariana Grande concert, it seems words of comfort and support from world leaders would be more appropriate. "I don't think that a major terrorist attack like this is the time to be divisive and to criticise a mayor who's trying to organise his city's response to this attack", said Gore.

India's heaviest satellite GSAT-19 to be launched today

The GSLV MkIII-D1, in its first experimental flight, carrying 3,136-kilogram weighed GSAT-19 communication satellite, will take off from Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota at 17:28 hours (IST) today, June 5, 2017. Weighing more than three tonnes, the GSAT-19 satellite is the heaviest satellite made and launched from India, and is the test bed for several new technologies.

Pruitt: Trump has 'indicated that climate changes'

Trump appears unwilling to put himself in jeopardy with his base, because most conservatives either agree with his past climate change denial, or are not invested in the issue enough to object, said David Konisky, associate professor at Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

Macron's white-knuckle handshake with Trump 'wasn't innocent'

Macron, attempting to maintain the deal, put Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan together in operating from a position of showing "strength". Donald Trump's weird pseudo-alpha handshake is common knowledge by now. The newly elected French President has chosen pragmatism as a way to overcome divergences with the US administration.

Goldman's Venezuelan Bond Crisis Reflects Danger of High-Yield Risks

Staying on top of Venezuela's debt will nearly certainly be the ruling party's priority, she said , though the influx of hard currency into the central bank could also fund imports and ease pressure on the state oil company, which has struggled to maintain production.

Police reveal more details about their response to the attack

British counter-terrorism police said they had arrested 12 people in Barking, in east London , in connection with the van and knife attack. An off-duty police officer, who tackled one of the knifeman, was stabbed. Eyewitnesses reported that a white rental van sped down the pavement on London Bridge , which crosses the River Thames in London , deliberately swerving, hitting and mowing down pedestrians before crashing at the southern end.

Presidency denies Zuma owns Dubai palace

The Sunday Times newspaper in South Africa reported that Zuma owned a property in Dubai's Emirates Hills, which has been billed the city's "most expensive postal code". Zuma's office denied all allegations and said reports of the president owning a "palace" in UAE were "fabrication". Don't miss: Is Donald Trump "Trying to Provoke a Domestic Terror Attack" With London Tweets? "The president has also not received or seen the reported emails and has no knowledge of them".

London terror attacks: ISIS claims responsibility

The first victim of the attack has been named as Canadian national Christine Archibald, who worked in a homeless shelter until she moved to Europe to be with her fiance. She repeated calls for global action to combat extremist content online, a message she took to the G7 leaders summit last week. "When it comes to taking on extremism and terrorism, things need to change".

Beer-wielding man an unlikely hero in midst of London terror attack

Three men left the vehicle and headed into the market, where they began stabbing people in pubs and restaurants while patrons and workers took cover and tried to help the wounded. K., we will be there - WE ARE WITH YOU. Another witness, Brad Myers, had just left London Bridge when he heard a "boom" behind him, which he thinks was the sound of a auto hitting the guardrails or other vehicles.

Artists Show Support for Ariana Grande's Manchester Benefit Concert on Twitter

The show opened to a minute of silence and a performance by Marcus Mumford of Mumford and Suns. Take That, who are from Manchester, followed Mumford with fun energy that the crowd danced to. "Unity and love are the most powerful forces in this world". Those who attended Grande's May 22 concert were given free tickets to attend Sunday's concert, with some persuaded to attend by their affection for the pop star.

London terror: ISIS claim attack was REVENGE for RAF Manchester bomb

The attackers were wearing what were later found to be fake explosive vests. The van deliberately swerved into groups of people at speed, eyewitnesses said. Heads of state from USA to Germany to Russian Federation to Iran condemned the "shocking" attack, and expressed the need to unite in the face of an alarming rise in Islamic extremism.

Ariana Grande sparks engagement rumours at One Love mega-gig

Security has been heightened ahead of Ariana Grande's "One Love Manchester" benefit concert in England Sunday. "Don't you guys agree with that?" Grande later sang a duet with Miley Cyrus , covering Crowded House's hit "Don't Dream It's Over".

US Supreme Court grants temporary stay for Alabama killer Arthur

The high court issued a temporary stay just 30 minutes before Arthur was to be put to death for the 1982 murder of Troy Wicker, of Muscle Shoals. Tommy Arthur maintains his innocence, but concedes in a phone interview from prison his hopes of winning another reprieve are diminishing.

May refuses to rule out income tax rise

Yet despite those well-documented issues, our leaders are still able to share a stage as they at least think that the viewing public deserve to see some kind of a debate. Mr Corbyn looked uncomfortable as he was repeatedly asked if there were any circumstances in which, as Prime Minister, he would launch nuclear weapons such as the United Kingdom coming under attack.

Police officer tackled attackers 'armed only with baton'

Borough Market is London's oldest food market which at night time becomes a bustling spot packed with pubs, bars and restaurants. Ten people were killed in total - seven victims and the three attackers, who were fatally shot by police within minutes.

RSS want to thrust one idea; Opp will defeat them: Rahul

Home Minister Raj Nath Singh was quoted saying that the people are watching what "we are doing in Kashmir". He claimed BJP believed that the only people who should be in power in India "are the people who believe in the RSS and anybody else be it Congress or others parties should not exist".

Kashmiri youths appear for Army exam amid unrest

The security forces quickly surrounded two houses in Saimoh village where the militants had taken shelter. Two terrorists including Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander Sabzar Bhatt, who succeeded Burhan Wani , were killed in an encounter in Saimu sector of Tral in Jammu and Kashmir on 27 may.

Police uncover YouTube link to London terror attack

The terror group made the claim through its Amaq News Agency, saying a "detachment of Islamic State fighters" carried out the attack in which three men drove a van over pedestrians on London Bridge and then went on a knifing spree through a nearby neighborhood of restaurants and pubs.

TPP nations vow to forge ahead without US

Japan has also lobbied for the so-called TPP 11, and the minister in charge of the deal said Friday Tokyo was seeking its implementation. Trade ministers pose for a photo during the 3rd Inter-sessional Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam May 22, 2017.

Trump slams London mayor over response to terror attacks

The attacks killed seven people in a busy section of London and wounded about 50 people. Khan said Sunday that Londoners should all remain vigilant as the terrorist threat level is severe. In the video, taken from above a street near Borough Market, people can be seen fleeing after armed officers shot dead three knife-wielding terrorists on Saturday night.

Trump criticized for tweet on London mayor after bridge attacks

The prime minister said foreign minister Julie Bishop had spoken to the parents of both Australians. "That includes full authority for the police to use whatever force is necessary to protect and save life as they did last night as they did in Westminster in March", he said at a campaign event in Carlisle.

Paris climate pact didn't hold India, China accountable on CO2 emissions

Mrs May continued that the Paris Agreement provides "the right global framework for protecting the prosperity and security of future generations, while keeping energy affordable and secure for our citizens and businesses", a Downing Street spokesperson said .

OECD holds out hope United States may return to Paris climate pact

Trump attributed his decision of pulling out from the agreement to alleged unfair conditions imposed on businesses and USA workers. "Does the president still believe global warming is a hoax? ". The U.S. only sources about 13 per cent of its electricity from renewable energy . Trump didn't escape scathing condemnation in the US, either. The agreement took effect November 4, 2016.

Police arrest 12 people over London attacks

At least seven people were killed and more than 48 injured when a van ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge on Saturday night, with three suspected attackers then going on a knifing spree in nearby Borough Market. "It is an ideology that claims our W It was the third attack to hit Britain in as many months". Mark Roberts, the witness on the bridge, said the van was traveling south across the River Thames at a high rate of speed and was swerving as it struck several people, knocking ...

UK's May sees lead slip further, still set for majority: Opinium poll

Her comments were seized on by Mr Corbyn, who said the Conservative leadership was in disarray. Labour is continuing to make ground on the Conservatives as the two main parties enter the final days of the General Election campaign, according to a new opinion poll.

London attack: First minister to chair emergency meeting

The van continued on to Borough Market, an area of the capital known for its nightlife, where police say the suspects exited the vehicle and stabbed pedestrians. He was asking me where I am moving to, and then he started asking about the van. Sunday's concert comes one day after attackers targeted the heart of London , killing seven people.

London attackers probably 'radical Islamist terrorists', says UK Home Secretary

They hate our democracy and our freedom. The attackers were heard shouting, "This is for Allah", according to a witness. Terrorism struck at the heart of London , police said Sunday, after a vehicle veered off the road and mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and witnesses told of men with large knives stabbing passersby at nearby Borough Market.

Does the Stock Market Care About the Paris Climate Deal?

Musk first pledged to resign from his advisor position if the US left the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, after a report suggested Trump was expected to withdraw. The Paris accord aims to prevent average temperature around the world from heating up by more than 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) before the end of the century, compared to before the start of the industrial age.

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