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London police make three arrests over terror attack

Searches were underway at the residential property and a business address in Ilford, the latest in a series of raids since the weekend assault. They were walking over London Bridge when the three assailants in a van mowed down pedestrians on the bridge and then launched a stabbing spree in and around bars in nearby Borough Market .

Trump ignores secy's call for calm, 'scolds' Qatar

The ban comes amid a diplomatic row as Saudi Arabia blacklisted entities and individuals that they perceive as connecting Qatar to extremist groups, with the United Arab Emirates , Egypt , Yemen , and Bahrain included. Mauritania, an Arab League member, cut ties on Tuesday and central African oil producer Gabon condemned Qatar for failing "on counter-terrorism". Kuwait's ruling emir has traveled to Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Qatar to try and mediate the crisis that ...

'London Bridge attackers plan to hire lorry to kill more'

The truck they had wanted to hire was smaller but similar to the one used in last year's Nice attack in which more than 80 people were killed in France. He heard gunshots and loud bangs soon after and had no idea if it was coming from the attackers or his fellow officers. One passerby was shot in the head by a police bullet.

Turkish president approves troops to Qatar

Kuwait's emir is working to mediate the Gulf crisis around Qatar, which is home to a major US military base and is the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. They single out Qatar to settle scores with them over other issues, but dress up the score-settling as counter-terrorism and Trump believes it without question.

Seven suspects arrested for helping militants carry out Tehran attacks

Riyadh and Washington both condemned the attacks , which came soon after Saudi Arabia and other Sunni-ruled countries cut ties with Qatar over its alleged support for Islamist militants and closer ties with Iran . "Those who haven't experienced democracy in their states, or those who are against democracy were unhappy with Iran's election", he said during the farewell ceremony, dedicated to the attack victims.

London police chief: Attack victims show city's diversity

The attackers had previously tried to hire a seven-and-a-half tonne lorry before using a rented van to ram pedestrians, police said. Haydon said since last Saturday they had taken 262 statements from people from 19 different countries and numerous worldwide inquiries were ongoing relating to the attackers and the victims.

United Kingdom election: So what is a hung parliament?

She insisted that she would stick to the Brexit timetable. The now fractious state of the Conservative Party also means May's commitment to a "hard Brexit" could be back in play, which means many aid-related concerns - such as more advantageous trade agreements with developing countries and the future of ODA spent through the European Commission - will be subject to greater influence from pro-"soft Brexit" Labour.

Trump commits to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mutual defense after hesitating

He accused Comey of lying under oath to Congress during a hearing. "It was just an excuse, but we were very, very happy, and, frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said , and some of the things that he said just weren't true".

Trump Eager to Rebut Comey Testimony Under Oath

He spoke of Trump's improper demands for "loyalty" and the president's cleverly worded suggestions that Comey drop the Flynn case. The outcome could have significant repercussions for Trump's 139-day-old presidency as special counsel Robert Mueller and multiple congressional committees investigate whether Trump's campaign team colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election.

May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. He said his party would seek to vote down May's Queen's Speech, or programme for government, when she presented it to parliament. Despite earlier saying that a cabinet meeting had been scheduled for Saturday, a spokesman said May would not be holding one but would name more members of her cabinet.

Former FBI chief Comey testifies before Senate, blasts Trump for 'lies'

Celebrated criminal defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz has argued in a lengthy Twitter commentary that Trump was at worst guilty of "political sins"; he said there is "no plausible case" for obstruction charges. In the wake of the explosive testimony - in which Comey branded the president a liar and said Trump ordered him to back off an investigation into former national security adviser Mike Flynn - Trump's loyal propagandists in conservative media have suggested the hearing essentially ...

Arab Israeli killed during clashes with police

A police spokesman said the suspect resisted arrest and attacked officers, and said the detainee was soon joined by about 50 bystanders, who dragged him away. "The police's role is to protect citizens, not to attack them and kill our children in cold blood", Nazareth city hall said in a statement. "The police are continuing to relate to the Arab population as enemies that [others] should be protected from - and not as citizens that should be protected".

Jeremy Corbyn vows to vote down Queen's Speech to topple Theresa May

While the Northern Irish party will support the Conservative on key votes in parliament without an official deal of coalition, they are reportedly hoping for increased funding for the province as well as concessions for former British soldiers in return.

London terror attack: Three more arrests in probe, say Police

Still, London mayor Sadiq Khan urged the police and MI5 to respond to questions about why they knew about Butt but did not act on warnings about his behaviour. In a statement Tuesday, British authorities said Zaghba was "not a police or MI5 subject of interest", referring to the British intelligence service.

2 of 3 killers identified in London Bridge attack

Since the attack , he has said he fully supported the actions of the police. Sebastien Belanger, a French chef who works at the Coq d'Argent restaurant in London , also hasn't been seen since the attack, according to the Telegraph . Butt had previously been investigated by authorities. Leader of the main opposition Labour Party , Jeremy Corbyn , called on for the prime minister to resign over cuts.

Bodies found after Myanmar military plane crash

It was raining, but not heavily, at the time contact was lost with the plane Wednesday afternoon, when it was southwest of the city of Dawei. The navy and air force had mobilised ships and planes to search for the aircraft in the area near the base, about 560km south of the country's commercial capital, Yangon , said the office of senior general Min Aung Hlaing in a statement.

Iran makes more arrests in connection with deadly Tehran attacks

Meanwhile, Prosecutor General of Alborz province, north of Tehran , Ahmad Fazelian said that eight of the logistical agents of the Wednesday Tehran attacks have been detained in the province. Tehran police said the auto the attackers used on Wednesday was discovered on Saturday in the city centre. "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran, and for the Iranian people, who are going through such challenging times", the statement said.

Trump's hard-line approach clashes with Tillerson on Qatar

Just an hour earlier, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia , Egypt , and other Gulf nations to ease the blockade on Qatar, though Tillerson also pressed Qatar to "do more" to fight terrorism . Gulf-Cooperation Council (GCC), of which Qatar and blockade participants are members. Qatar Petroleum's statement comes during the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the Gulf states in years.

Tories and DUP to agree 'confidence and supply' deal

May failed to win a majority in the British parliament in an election on Thursday. Earlier, Scottish Tory Ruth Davidson , who is gay, revealed she had demanded assurances from May over gay rights should the Tories do a deal with the DUP.

Five Iranian attackers were in Mosul and Raqa with IS: ministry

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings and gun attacks on parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini , on Wednesday. They never named the country directly, but the implication was clear. Both Iran and the Syrian government portray the Syrian war as a conflict against Western- and Gulf-sponsored terrorism.

Vehicle strikes pedestrians outside Amsterdam station, 5 injured

The driver has been arrested. "It does not appear to have been intentional but the driver becoming unwell, but of course we are continuing to investigate to exclude certain possibilities", Amsterdam police said on their Twitter account. Six victims were rushed to hospital, two in a serious condition; the other two were treated at the scene, reports The Telegraph . Witnesses told AT5 that at least 10 police cars and ambulances were in the area.

Another man arrested over London attack

The assailants killed seven people and wounded 48 others. He had lived mainly in Morocco but had recently spent time working in Britain, most recently at a London restaurant, according to Italian media reports . Redouane had not aroused any suspicions. The Metropolitan Police say the body was found Tuesday downstream from the bridge. Butt had sparked alarm for his extremist views and allegedly had links to a jailed radical preacher, yet neighbours in Barking remembered him as a ...

Qatar must stop funding terrorism

Only an hour before, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had issued a very different message, calling on the Arab nations to immediately ease their blockade on Qatar. "But it does not give us joy when relations between our partners deteriorate", Lavrov told Qatar's foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani at talks in Moscow.

Car carrying pilgrims falls into canal; 10 killed

Search operation is underway to recover the other bodies. The dead include two children. The nine people were identified as Mahesh Sharma, Deepika Sharma, Poonam Sharma, Ritwik Sharma, Hardik Sharma, Rohan, Khusboo, Himanshi and Surabhi. The accident happened near Mathura-Bharatpur road when the Innova auto lost control and fell into a canal. While, the driver was identified as Harish Chand from Bichuria in Dinawar of Bareilly district.

The terrorist attack in London: new details

He said Redouane's home , an apartment in Barking, east London , was the men's safe house where they put their plot together and prepared the attack. The #terrorists had initially wanted to use a 7.5-tonne lorry and when their efforts to hire it online failed, they chose to use a smaller van. Haydon said since last Saturday they had taken 262 statements from people from 19 different countries and numerous global inquiries were ongoing relating to the attackers and the victims.

Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a "leaker" after testimony

Specifically, critics have pointed to several statements Comey has said Trump made, including a request to end his investigation into Michael Flynn, the former national security advisor. But the case for obstruction of justice based on Comey's testimony is far from ironclad, legal scholars say. To Trump's critics, Comey's revelations recalled the "Nixon tapes ", secret White House recordings that former President Richard Nixon refused to release during the Watergate scandal, ...

Iran calls Trump's reaction to ISIS attacks 'repugnant'

On Friday, authorities announced the arrests of 41 suspects in connection with the twin Tehran attacks. He did not elaborate. A woman suspected to be involved in the attack was arrested Wednesday. More than 40 people were wounded in the attack. Trump tweeted that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed the "repugant" White House statement in a Twitter post on Thursday, adding, "Iranian people ...

Ex-Goldman Sachs exec wins New Jersey Dem primary to replace Christie

Ambassador Phil Murphy had a solid win among East Brunswick Democratic voters tonight, earning 41% of the party's vote. It will be one of two statewide gubernatorial contests in the country this year, along with Virginia. Turnout in the Tuesday election is expected to be low, and a May poll by Stockton University found that almost a third of likely primary voters were still undecided on the candidates.

Russian Federation interfered in U.S. presidential polls with goal: James Comey

What did the intelligence agencies find? Two other Jewish scholars, meanwhile, were duking it out at Twitter over whether what Comey was describing amounted to Trump obstructing justice. Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, responded to Comey's written testimony: "The president feels completely and totally vindicated". Anyone involved in the firing of Comey.

Trump slams Qatar for funding terrorism

But authorities in the UAE and Bahrain have made praise for Qatar's government a criminal offence carrying possible jail time, and some Gulf citizens have anxious that the strong rhetoric on Qatar's foreign policy would divide their peoples.

Conservatives lead, but Labour gains big in British election, exit polls show

In a resignation statement on the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and missed signs of surging support for the opposition Labour Party. She had hoped to boost the Conservatives' majority in Parliament and get a stronger mandate in negotiating the Brexit from the European Union . At the start of the campaign, she was enjoying poll leads of 20 points or more over the main opposition Labour ...

Trump denies 'loyalty' pledge, says Comey testimony proved no collusion

His personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz , will file a complaint with the Department of Justice's inspector general and the Senate judiciary committee over Comey's revelation in a hearing Thursday that he had a friend give one of his unclassified memos to The New York Times , a source close to the president's outside legal team told NBC News Friday.

Flooding closes Florida outlet mall for 3rd consecutive day

For the third straight day, shoppers will not have a chance to buy items at Sawgrass Mills Mall. A major outlet mall in Florida is closed for a second day due to flooding from heavy rainfall. Meantime, the forecast calls for rain on Friday afternoon and through the weekend across South Florida. The weather service said 7.3 inches (18 centimeters) fell in Sunrise, where Sawgrass Mills is located.

I'm still in good form, insists South Africa captain De Villiers

Having won their first match quite convincingly against Pakistan , most cricket pundits were backing Virat Kohli's team to beat a slightly inexperienced Sri Lankan side as well. India , who decimated arch-rivals Pakistan by 124 runs in their tournament lung-opener on June 4 at Birmingham, were to play against Sri Lanka today at The Oval.

Donald Trump breaks Twitter silence after Comey testimony, declares 'total vindication'

But we were very, very happy and, frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said . Previously, Comey refused to turn over the memos to a number of congressional committees when asked to do so. He hinted that there are no tapes of their conversations, contrary to a suggestion in a tweet he issued shortly after firing Comey. Mr Comey painted a devastating picture of an untrustworthy president, who at best unknowingly shred the norms of office by pressing him on the Russian ...

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