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One dead, 10 injured in London mosque incident

Prime Minister Theresa May said police were treating the van incident "as a potential terrorist attack ". Abdikadir Warfa, who was on the street at the time, said the van turned into an alleyway and hit a number of people before coming to a stop.

58 people presumed dead in London tower fire

London police said Saturday they believed the death toll at the Grenfell Tower fire had risen to at least 58, as Britain comes to grips with what could be the worst fire in the country since World War II, Reuters reported . She also says she will receive daily reports from the stricken neighborhood. In recent years, London's skyrocketing home prices and housing shortage have left residents struggling.

Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79

While emergency services have been widely praised for their handling of the disaster, the government has been criticised for a slow and inadequate response, with Prime Minister Theresa May facing public anger for failing to meet residents during her first visit to the site.

Moment of silence for London fire victims

Speaking after attending a church service near the tower block in west London on Sunday, Mr Khan said the local community was "frustrated" and "angry" in the wake of the blaze. He said the situation has become an emergency and that "all assets" should be brought to the table. The devastating incident that took place nearly a week ago on the 14th of June still haunts the people who witnessed it first hand; the residents who not only lost their homes and their belongings but also lost their ...

Dead, 8 Injured After Van Hits Pedestrians Outside London Mosque

London's Metropolitan Police said officers were called just after midnight Sunday to an incident on Seven Sisters Road. He wanted to run away and was saying, "I want to kill Muslims". Chief Constable Craig Guildford, of Nottinghamshire Police, also said: "Having seen the impact of the recent devastation caused by events in Manchester and London , I know that this attack will cause concern for our communities".

Pawn shop workers help nab polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs

Federal authorities say polygamist religious leader Lyle Jeffs has been captured, nearly exactly one year after he escaped from home confinement while he was accused in a multimillion-dollar food-stamp fraud scheme . Lyle Steed Jeffs sold the Leatherman multitools for $37 at River City Treasures and Pawn in Yankton, South Dakota, on Tuesday using his last name as his first name, said owner Kevin Haug.

Harrowing footage from the inside of Grenfell Tower has been released

Ronnie King, the UK's former chief fire officer, told Al Jazeera: "I wouldn't wish to denigrate those who installed the cladding because - whatever the cladding was - it did not have to be fire resistant under the building regulations", said King.

With Cuba, Trump is suddenly all about human rights

The Americans have helped the economy somewhat but it isn't everything because we get tourists from many countries, not just the U.S., "Omara Mata, Owner of Casa Victor Restaurant said". He has challenged Cuba to "come to the table" to strike a deal that serves both country's interests. "We're the ones who are hurt". The Treasury and Commerce departments will have 30 days to issue new travel and commercial regulations.

After initial refusal, SBC denounces 'alt-right white supremacy'

Barrett Duke , who heads the group's resolutions committee, said committee members initially rejected McKissic's resolution because it was riddled with broad and incendiary language that could potentially implicate conservatives who do not support the alt-right and white nationalist movements.

58 now missing and presumed dead in Grenfell Tower disaster, police say

British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling on the 24-story tower in a renovation that was completed just past year. There is simmering anger in the multiethnic Kensington area hit by the blaze, and public fury has been directed at senior government figures, including Prime Minister Theresa May, when they visited the stricken area.

Darjeeling Unrest: Rajnath Appeals for Calm

The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal had asked the Centre for four additional paramilitary companies to be sent to Darjeeling on Thursday afternoon. BJP state women's wing president Roopa Ganguly also raised her pitch against the Trinamool government saying the unrest in the hills was due to Banerjee.

AIADMK MLAs bribery row: MK Stalin seeks CBI query, petitions TN governor

Speaking to the media after meeting the governor, Mr Stalin said he had appealed to Mr Rao to cancel the voting if the charges are found to be true, and dissolve the government immediately. DMK members were evicted from the Assembly on Wednesday, the first day of the session, after they continued to disrupt proceedings demanding discussion on the issue, which the Speaker disallowed saying the matter was sub-judice.

Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Warplane

However, Spokesperson for the US Central Command Colonel John Thomas said Islamic State terrorists were not present in the Ja'Din village and that it was controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces . The Pentagon statement added: "The demonstrated hostile intent and actions of pro-regime forces toward Coalition and partner forces in Syria conducting legitimate counter-Isis [IS] operations will not be tolerated".

'Dialogue, Not Violence': Rajnath Singh's Message To Darjeeling

Darjeeling : Darjeeling is bracing for another shutdown as the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership has made a decision to hold a protest rally with the bodies of two persons allegedly killed during Saturday's clashes. A large contingent of police and paramilitary personnel was rushed to the spot under the command of the superintendent of police and other senior IPS officers.

Qatar signs $12-bln deal with USA for 36 F-15 jets

The agreement was reached a few weeks after the US President Donald trump has signed a contract with Saudi Arabia for the supply of American weapons nearly 110 billion. In another development, two US Navy vessels arrived in the Gulf on Wednesday for a joint exercise with Qatar's fleet, according to Doha state media.

Taliban attack kills five Afghan police, injures 15

The attack was launched at about 6:30 am local time in the provincial capital and went on for hours, according to Tolo News. Have you read Trendiee Today? Another nine police and nine civilians were wounded in the attack, said Sardar Wali Tabasim, spokesman for the police chief of Paktia province.

Reds select high school phenom Hunter Greene in Major League Baseball draft

The live feed can be followed here , and the Draft Tracker is here (hopefully doesn't have many freezing issues this year). He also served as a member of USA Baseball's U18 team. Hunter Greene (left) went No. 2 overall to the Reds in the 2017 MLB Draft. He played both shortstop and outfield in high school , but the Twins classified him as a shortstop when Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the selection.

Sebastian Vettel comes to terms with Montreal F1 finish

After watching Ferrari sweep to a one-two finish two weeks ago in Monaco, Mercedes hit back with a dominating display as Hamilton cruised to his 56th career win, a leisurely 19.7 seconds in front of team mate Valtteri Bottas . Hamilton made the most of the re-start and resisted another Verstappen attack before Vettel, his front wing clearly damaged, pitted for repairs. The crash ushered on the Safety Car for three laps before racing resumed with Verstappen vying for the lead with ...

Donald Trump signs Qatar arms deal

Tellingly, the $ 12 billion deal was signed despite Qatar being criticized by U.S. President Donald Trump for supporting "terrorism". Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E. "It is quite natural that Qatar buys the weapons it needs for its defense in the same way as the UAE, Kuwait and Egypt do", Cavusoglu said at a press conference in Kuwait, where he arrived from a visit to Qatar , as quoted by Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Qabas.

Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan

Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London s River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against England at Lord s, was superb. After India had won the toss, Fakhar, on three, was caught by wicketkeeper Mahehdra Singh Dhoni off a Jasprit Bumrah no-ball and the 27-year-old left-hander took full advantage to make his first worldwide century.

Will help you pack, Gambhir tells separatist Mirwaiz who cheered Pak win

During the recent cricket match, he was celebrating the victory of Pakistan. These people need to be taken to task and dealt with under the law. New Delhi: The Janata Dal (United) on Monday took a potshot at the BJP-PDP Government in Kashmir and said the latter resembles an incongruous marriage, which needs divorce.

U.S. official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit

The account in Der Spiegel said that German Chancellor Angela Merkel phoned Trudeau last Tuesday, when they discussed the contents of a communiqué at next month's G20 summit in Hamburg. President Donald Trump announced the United States was withdrawing from the Paris accord earlier this month, framing it as a "reassertion of America's sovereignty".

Over 150 killed in Kabul bombing on Wednesday: Ghani

Representatives from 25 countries and alliances, including the U.S., Russia, China, India, Pakistan, NATO and European Union are at the Kabul Initiative Peace and Security Cooperation conference that aims to find an "Afghan-led and Afghan-owned" resolution of the decades-long conflict that has left tens of thousands of people dead.

'Man killed in London mosque attack Bangladeshi'

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd says police "immediately" treated a fatal incident outside a London mosque as a suspected terrorist attack. May said: "All my thoughts are with the victims, their families and the emergency services on the scene".

Rajinikath preparing to enter politics, says TN Hindu party chief

Thalaivar is now hailed by all his fans and followers. Weeks after advising his fans to be ready for a righteous "war" against "rotten politics", Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Monday triggered another round of speculations as he met the leaders of farmer bodies and right wing groups in Chennai .

1 dead, 8 injured in the latest terror attack on London

The alleged attacker was later handed over to the police, Sky News said. Penshaw Monument is the be lit up in red, white and blue tonight after last night's terror attack near Finsbury Park Mosque . At one point a girl gets people to move a motorbike which is "leaking", possibly after being hit by the van. One man was trapped under the van and people tried to lift up the vehicle to free him.

Van crash near London mosque kills 1, hurts 10, police say

Sky News reported that the mosque's imam prevented the crowd from beating the attacker until police arrived. The mosque called it a "callous terrorist attack ". Some witnesses at the scene said more than one attacker may have been involved. The London Bridge terrorist attack was also committed with a van plowing through pedestrians.

Anger grows as dozens feared dead in London fire

Despite that outcome, fire experts say "stay put" is still the best advice - as long as the building has proper fire-suppression protections, such as multiple stairwells, sprinkler systems, fireproof doors and flame-resistant construction materials, some of which were lacking in the London blaze.

Muslims Leaving Mosque Targeted In Terror Attack In London Killing One

British Muslim leaders have linked the terrorist attack to islamophobia and urged United Kingdom prime minister, Theresa May , to do more to curb anti-Muslim rhetoric. Its former imam Abu Hamza was jailed for life in NY on terrorism charges in 2015. - Since then, the mosque has worked to turn its reputation around and now operates mostly as a community center.

British police release footage showing devastation inside London's Grenfell tower

A group of Grenfell Tower residents, who met the Prime Minister in Downing Street, have criticised the building's estate managers of being "invisible in the aftermath of the tragedy". (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). People protest demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire , in London , Friday June 16, 2017. "This is an incredible distressing time for families and they have my commitment that we will do this as quickly as we possibly can", he said.

Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Uddhav Thackeray

Terming the announcement of a complete loan waiver as a victory of farmers' unity, he said, "Our demand is very clear". Fadnavis made the remarks in reference to reports speculating mid-term polls in the state against the backdrop of farmers' stir for loan waiver in view of the agrarian crisis.

Boeing launches new jet as Macron opens Paris show

Boeing's rivalry with Airbus is heating up as the American aerospace giant officially unveiled its Boeing 737 Max 10 at the Paris Air Show today. Earlier this year, reports said the new plane, which has been dubbed the 797 by some analysts, would have two aisles, carry 200-275 passengers up to 5,000 nautical miles, and be available by 2024-25.

WaPo Reports Special Counsel Is Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

The White House said at the time that Kushner's meetings were for diplomatic purposes, but the Russian bank maintained their meeting concerned the Kushner family's real estate company. On Thursday, Trump denounced the report that he was being scrutinized for possible obstruction, calling it a "phony story". Jeannie Rhee, one of those attorneys, represented Hillary Clinton during her email scandal.

Liverpool Promises 2022 Commonwealth Games That Will Be 'Transformational'

The city also today launched its official bid website - www.liverpoolCG22.org - with a call to action for the public to back the bid via social media with the hashtag #IAmLiverpool2022. "This plan is both compelling and deliverable and will be incredible for the athletes, the spectators and the Commonwealth - and crucially is created to leave Liverpool transformed".

Trump longtime pal says he may fire special counsel Robert Mueller

PBS' Judy Woodruff reported Monday that Trump friend Chris Ruddy told her after visiting the White House that Trump is "considering perhaps terminating" Mueller - a decision that would set off a massive political backlash. Finally, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) got right to it and asked the question on everyone's mind - if Trump ordered Rosenstein to fire Mueller, what would he do? The White House did not immediately respond to questions about Ruddy's claims.