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Christine Archibald of Castlegar identified as Canadian victim in London attack

Have any of the victims been named? Canadian woman Christine Archibald, who worked with homeless people, and a French national were among those killed. He said: "The investigation is progressing at pace, and officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, the National Counter Terrorism Policing network are working relentlessly with United Kingdom intelligence partners to piece together exactly what occurred".

Chaos in the Conservative's tax plans?

The Tory manifesto had committed not to increase the level of VAT, so by ruling out income tax changes as well it is only National Insurance that could increase if Mrs May is returned to Number 10 on June 8. "You've seen our record". Asked whether high earners could confidently vote Conservative, safe in the knowledge their income tax wouldn't go up, he told the paper "Yes".

U.S. mayors and governors defy Trump, will stick to Paris agreement anyway

Americans believe climate change has already begun. Trump said he's willing to renegotiate and re-enter the agreement when he believes it better serves the interests of Americans. "We have a history of pollution and industry, and we're working really hard as a city to move past that through our growing industries", said Isabella Sigado, a 21-year-old art history student at the University of Pittsburgh.

Labour leader Corbyn speaks at rally in Carlisle

And secondly, could the polls just be wrong? The Vermont senator said there was "a real similarity" between himself and Mr Corbyn because of the way they had both tried to take on the establishment in their respective countries. There was no gentle warming up, with the opening questioner accusing her of "broken promises and backtracking". Corbyn also took aim at prime minister Theresa May , claiming she was warned about the effect that cuts on police forces could have on the security of ...

United Kingdom threat level to remain at severe following London attack: PM May

British police arrested 12 people Sunday in connection with the attacks in London that left seven people dead, after raiding several addresses in Barking, a suburb to the east of the capital. "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. "She would have no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death".

British general election: What the polls say

And opinion polls, showing the gap between the Conservatives and Labour narrowing, seem to provide evidence that Mrs May has failed. "It is clear that on contact with the voters, Mrs May is not going down well and she is losing ground in particular amongst middle-aged voters and female voters", Ben Page, chief executive of Ipsos MORI, told Reuters .

White House Won't Confirm Or Deny Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet Was A Typo

The response prompted the LIRR to delete the tweet , said spokesman Aaron Donovan. The President deleted the original tweet and sent out a new one calling on people to figure out the true meaning of the non-word. He blew past follow-up questions about the meaning of covfefe . "I have no idea what the intended form of covfefe is, but it seems that Trump mistyped - and a new vocabulary word burst onto the scene", Twitter user @nakashima1106 wrote Wednesday.

Environment minister calls U.S. withdrawal from climate deal 'regrettable'

Secretary General and the climate change secretariat that US cities, states, businesses and others will aim to meet the United States' commitment to reducing emissions 26 percent below the 2005 levels by 2025. Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the deal that aims to lower global green house gas emissions has been met with strong criticism from various quarters across the world.

Clinton says she takes responsibility for loss to Trump -- but blames plenty

Following these remarks, a former top DNC aide, Andrew Therriault, tweeted, "DNC data folks: today's accusations are fucking bullshit, and I hope you understand the good you did despite that nonsense". But in a witty reference to Trump's covfefe social media mistake on Tuesday night, Clinton replied: "People in covfefe houses shouldn't throw covfefe ".

Pirates 5, Baywatch to make Memorial Day waves

Some cool CGI and welcome input from Javier Bardem and Geoffrey Rush took the edge off this otherwise turgid regurgitation of the Pirates legend. That's about as simply as I can chart the picaresque course of what we might call 5-rates of the Caribbean , a Disney Company line-item that works hard to gin up a sense of urgency and portent on its way to nowhere in particular.

7 die in London terror attack

Trump was referring to the Saturday night terrorist attack in London that left seven victims and three terrorists dead, along with dozens of civilians wounded, Efe reported . The men were wearing what appeared to be vests with explosives, but Prime Minister Theresa May says they weren't real and were just meant to cause panic.

Ariana Grande breaks down during emotional rendition of 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow'

The British Red Cross has raised an "incredible" 2.35 million euros during Ariana Grande's star- studded One Love Manchester benefit concert at Old Trafford stadium on Sunday. "So I just wanted to come for closure - and tell people that we actually aren't scared". But because of you, as a worldwide community, we will be fearless, will will be great and we will honor our children.

Trump revives 'Crooked Hillary' nickname. Clinton fires back with 'covfefe.'

Clinton clapped back at Trump in no time, dragging his most recent viral " covfefe " tweet . "I inherit nothing from the Democratic Party", Clinton said Wednesday . Conway recalled how she once feared that Clinton "was actually going to wake up one day and say 'You know what guys... today is the day I'm actually going to have a message'".

London attack: Police know identities of killers

The three attackers were shot dead by police outside the Wheatsheaf, a trendy pub on the edge of the market. The prime minister did not release the victims name, citing family privacy. "There's a responsibility for these organisations, who profiteer handsomely from us using them, to use the rules of the road", he said. Cyber security experts have criticised British Prime Minister Theresa May's push for new worldwide regulations on the internet aimed at preventing them being "safe ...

Trump slams London Mayor Sadiq Khan over response to terror attacks

Police flooded London streets after at least seven people were killed in an area teeming with revelers late Saturday. One has since been released without being charged. London Bridge Station, which is a major hub for trains and subways, was fully operational Monday morning. After the third militant attack in Britain in less than three months, May said Thursday's national election would go ahead.

Donald Trump saw Paris agreement as straitjacket

The Paris Agreement's stated goal is to limit the average global temperature to two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) over its level prior to the Industrial Revolution, wich kicked off large-scale coal and oil burning to fuel human progress.

Canadian National Named as 1st Victim of London Terror Attack

He said the Canadian government will not provide more details about the citizen killed in Saturday night's attack out of respect for the family. "That will require some hard, and often embarrassing, conversations", she said. Some 21 of the 48 people who were injured were still seriously ill in hospital. They then jumped out of the vehicle and went on a stabbing spree from pub to pub in Borough Market, knifing revellers in the neck.

Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 64, wounds scores

Mr. Trump and the other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders were expected to use last week's summit in Brussels to announce a "mini-surge" that would see thousands more alliance troops and trainers sent to bolster that Afghan force, which has lost 6,500 soldiers in the past 12 months alone.

Dakota Access pipeline now in service

When operating at full capacity , the Dakota Access pipeline is capable of carrying 570,000 barrels of oil per day. The Dakota Access pipeline cost almost $3.8 billion. Army Corps of Engineers denied an easement needed to complete the pipeline. The Dakota Access and ETCO pipeline systems have commitments that include shipper flexibility and walk-up, for about 520,000 barrels per day.

Reality Check: What do countries spend on climate fund?

Plank drew widespread criticism in February for praising Trump's pro-business approach to the presidency and the company subsequently issued several clarifying statements , but Plank made his opposition to Trump's climate change ideas clear.

Trump Resumes Search for New FBI Chief With Two Interviews

Soon after Comey's departure, the Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to lead a federal investigation into allegations that Donald Trump's campaign collaborated with Russian Federation to sway the 2016 election that put him in the White House.

Qatar denounces 'unjustified' cut of Gulf ties

The statement said all Egyptian ports and airports would be closed to Qatari vessels. Yemen's internationally recognized government said it would follow Saudi Arabia and supported the kingdom's decision to remove Qatari troops from the Gulf coaltion fighting the war.

Supporters cheer Trump at 'Pittsburgh, not Paris' rally outside White House

May noted that Japan and Canada - fellow members of the G-7 group of rich industrialized nations - also were not signatories, but like Britain remain committed to the Paris agreement . "It's better Trump is outside the agreement rather than pulling it down from the inside", added Mohamed Adow of Christian Aid, which lobbies for poor country interests at the two-decade-old United Nations climate negotiations.

London Bridge station will reopen on Monday

All parties except Ukip had promised to pause campaigning until last night after seven people died from the attack and 21 people had been put in intensive care out of 48 people injured in total. After that attack, Britain's official terrorism threat level was raised from "severe" to "critical", meaning an attack may be imminent. "He's lived here for about three years", resident Damien Pettit said.

Middle East ties fracture with withdrawals from Qatar

Many expatriate and Saudi travellers use Qatar as their gateway into Saudi Arabia . Qatar has used its media and political clout to support long-repressed Islamists during the 2011 pro-democracy "Arab Spring" uprisings in several Arab countries.

Net widens in search for accomplices in London Bridge attack

The four, whose faces were covered as they left the building, were escorted by officers into the back of two waiting police vans and then driven away, the photographer said. Last Saturday's attack is the third terrorist strike in Britain in about three months, including the Westminster Bridge attack on March 22 that killed five people when a British-born man rammed his auto into pedestrians on the bridge leading to the Houses of Parliament.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE cut links with Qatar

President Donald Trump's recent visit to Saudi Arabia . Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways said it would suspend flights from Tuesday. With an estimated $335 billion of assets in its sovereign wealth fund, a trade surplus of $2.7 billion in April alone and extensive port facilities, Qatar appears likely to be able to ride out the impact without any economic crisis.

Scientists dispute the 'tiny, tiny' impact of Paris deal

Secretary-General's special envoy for Cities and Climate Change, said the United States has led the world on emission reductions over the past decade. China's reaction from Beijing came after US President Donald Trump triggered worldwide alarm on Thursday when he announced the US was withdrawing from the agreement, arguing that the deal was too lenient on India , China and Europe.

Putin denies having compromising info on Trump

In the interview , Putin claimed that "a child" could have hacked the us election and also alleged Russian Federation may have been framed . President Putin said "no proposal like that came to me" involving Mr. Intelligence Community cited in its assessment as belonging to Russians, can be changed. Putin attempted to flip the script by accusing the USA of meddling in elections around the world.

China struggles to kick cigarette habit

Smoking is injurious to health. Yet it seems the annual event is doing little to help people kick the habit, despite support from big investors such as Axa and Calpers who are using the day to encourage a reduction in tobacco investment.

Bahrain, Saudi, UAE, Egypt Cut Ties With Qatar Over Terror Link

It said: "We have no further comments for the time being". Dubai-based budget carrier flydubai also announced that it would suspend flights to and from Doha from Tuesday. Al-Jazeera reported Qatar's foreign ministry said it regretted the measures by the Arab nations, calling the decisions "unjustified". Meanwhile, Pakistan has no immediate plans to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar , a spokesman for the South Asian nation's foreign ministry said on Monday.

ISIS Claims Responsibility For London Terror Attack

Londoners are responding to the the latest terror attack with a characteristic British resilience that became famous after the capital city was bombed relentlessly by Nazis in World War II . Meanwhile, 21 of the 48 injured in the attack are in a critical condition, the Press Association news agency reported citing NHS England, the health authority.

Saudi-led alliance cuts Qatar ties as Gulf crisis escalates

It offered no other details. Saudi Arabia had also expected Egypt to send ground troops to help the coalition it is leading against Shiite rebels in Yemen , but Cairo has balked. Qatar , which is due to host the football World Cup in 2022, has so far made no public comments on the latest developments. However, Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain considered this refutation to be unconvincing and continued to insist that the words about the normalization of relations ...

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

There was no immediate Qatari reaction to the announcements, and Qatari officials could not be reached for comment, but it has denied supporting terrorism or Iran in the past. The US Navy's 5th Fleet, based in Bahrain, did not immediately respond to a request for comment about whether the decision would affect its operations.

Does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

In December 2015 in Paris , world leaders signed the first global commitment to fight climate change. Under the Paris accord, the USA sent some $1 billion to the Green Climate Fund that's guided by the U.N. Under the pact, the United States had committed to reduce its emissions by 26 percent to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025. Referring to "the latest unfortunate decisions of the new administration", Tusk said that the European Union and China had "demonstrated solidarity ...

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