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Trump tweetstorm slams Russian Federation investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought 13 lawyers on board to handle the Russian Federation investigation, with plans to hire more , according to his spokesman Peter Carr. A spokesman for Trump's personal attorney had strong words in response to the news. Significantly, Preet Bharara, the India-born former top United States federal prosecutor, earlier this week had said that there was enough evidence to begin an obstruction of justice case against Trump over his alleged interference ...

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz thrilled with emphatic turnaround

Pakistan dominated with both bat and ball to thrash a rather off-colour India by 180 runs and lift the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday. "Hardik played well. "It has been an up and down ride". "We wanted to bowl first". So to dust ourselves off and come back from that has been a remarkable achievement.

Suspect Named In Van Attack On Worshippers Leaving London Mosque

As part of the investigation, searches are being carried out at a residential address in Cardiff . A woman holds a sign reading "Leave our Muslim Neighbours Alone", as she stands near the scene in Finsbury Park area of north London after a vehicle was driven into pedestrians, on Monday.

Finsbury Park Terror Suspect Held In Headlock By Potential Victims

Ms Dick said earlier on Monday that the incident was quite clearly an attack on Muslims , but did not address the crowd at the vigil. At the scene of the incident, Mr Corbyn stood beside community and religious leaders, including Mohammed Kozbar, chairman of Finsbury Park Mosque, in support of the Muslim community.

London mosque attack suspect named, according to media outlets

The incident comes at a time when emotions are high in England, where there have been several recent terrorist attacks . "Hatred and evil of this kind will never succeed", she said . "This person was conscious". "This is being treated as a terrorist attack and the Counter Terrorism Command is investigating". President Trump has taken to Twitter during previous terror attacks to make the case for tighter restrictions on travel from predominantly Muslim countries.

London mosque attack leaves one dead and several injured

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said the people at the scene "worked with officers to calmly and quickly get him into our custody". The man arrested over a van attack on Muslims in north London has been named locally as father-of-four Darren Osborne.

Barnier and Davis agree on Brexit talks' priorities and timetable

Trade talks between the United Kingdom and European Union will not begin until October at the earliest as Brexit negotiations will follow the timetable set out by Brussels in a blow to David Davis . The two sides agreed to hold four further monthly rounds of talks, with the next on July 17, on the key issues of Britain's divorce from the bloc. These include the thorny issues of Britain's estimated 100-billion-euro ($112 billion) exit bill, the rights of European Union citizens living in ...

Police were at Finsbury Park attack scene immediately, insists Theresa May

Police have not yet formally released the suspect's name, but the Gazette's sister paper in Weston understands he is 47-year-old Darren Osborne , who grew up there. Mr McDonald said that he ordered the tactical firearms units into position within an hour of the Finsbury Park attack. Police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack.

Kanpur neighbours jubilant at Kovind being named NDA presidential candidate

The TRS chief consulted the party colleagues and later conveyed his party support for the Presidential candidate to the PM. Kavitha said that after discussing with the party's senior leaders, Telangana Chief Minister K. He has worked hard to uplift poor, dalits, and extremely backwards. "The Office of the President of India is above political considerations and Biju Janata Dal wants to keep it above politics", he added.

Grenfell Tower cladding is banned in the UK, Chancellor reveals

Though 30 people have been confirmed dead so far, the death toll is expected to rise as the building held hundreds of people and many were trapped in their homes during the fire. A pressing concern for Grenfell Tower residents as well as households in the surrounding area who had been evacuated is the issue of housing. Cundy said the search and recovery operation was ongoing in the burnt-out 24-storey tower, which was built in 1974 and had received a major refurbishment that was completed ...

Russia threatens to target coalition planes in Syria

The top USA military officer says Washington is working to re-establish communications aimed at avoiding mishaps involving US and Russian air operations in Syria. "The Russian Federation has indicated that their objective in Syria, like ours, is to defeat ISIS, and we'll see if that's true here in the coming hours", he said.

Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

The incidents reflect mounting competition for areas of Syria where Islamic State (IS) insurgents are in retreat, leaving swathes of territory up for grabs and posing the question of what comes next for USA policy that is shaped first and foremost by the priority of vanquishing the jihadists.

APNewsBreak: About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

Barack Obama did the same in his first year when it came to Afghanistan , though he eventually regretted the decision, and spent most of his presidency trying to end that war. Despite heavy losses, the Taliban fought on. Why is Pakistan not cooperating with the U.S.to fight terrorism? Mattis said as much on Tuesday at a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

London mayor on attack against Muslims: 'Terrorism is terrorism'

The incident came after two terror attacks in London in the past three months involving vehicles ploughing into crowds of people, as well as the suicide bombing attack at a Manchester pop concert in May. A group of people were helping a man who had collapsed when they were hit by the van just after midnight. "What I can say on this case is this individual, so far as we know at the moment, was not known to us, but we are aware of a rise in the far right, " Wallace told The Guardian ".

Israel Denies Daesh's Claim of Responsibility for Deadly Jerusalem Attack

According to police reports, two of the attackers opened fire on police while a third stabbed the policewoman. The girl died instantaneously and the attackers were shot dead by the police.This sad news was reported by Al Jazeera news channel.

Trump Might Not 'Terminate' DACA After All

Stein issued a similar statement on DACA , saying the program was just as legally questionable and hurtful to Americans as DAPA . One of the benefits DACA has provided Ibarra is being able to move freely across the country. A year ago the US Supreme Court deadlocked on the case, with the effect that the lower court ruling stood. The reasons for reversing DAPA are also reasons for reversing DACA, but the administration apparently has no plans to end that program, or even to curtail it.

Otto Warmbier, US student freed from North Korea, has died

Warmbier did not talk, move in any purposeful way or respond to verbal communication. Soon after his conviction, he suffered a "severe neurological" injury, doctors have said. "This is my brother". He was medically evacuated from North Korea last Tuesday and flown to the US. Ohio's U.S. senators sharply criticized North Korea soon after his release .

3 killed, 9 injured in Bogota shopping mall blast

The blast was traced to a device placed in a women's restroom. Three people immediately died and several others injured. A police officer stands guard at an cordoned off area at the Andino shopping center on Saturday. However, ELN, which is now in peace talks with the government, denied involvement in the attack via a Twitter post. The ELN, a Marxist insurgency now negotiating peace with the government, denied any involvement in a tweet and condemned the attack against civilians.

Presidential Poll: Rajnath, Naidu Meet Sonia, No Names Discussed

BSP chief Mayawati , a Dalit leader herself, said Kovind can not be opposed unless the opposition fielded a popular Dalit nominee. Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah announced the name of Kovind, 71, after a almost two-hour meeting of the BJP parliamentary board attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others, ending all suspense about the NDA's candidature for the top constitutional post.

Londoners hold vigil for Muslim terror attack victims

We're not going to let them", said Mayor Sadiq Khan, speaking after prayers at the Muslim Welfare House yesterday evening. The London police are also investigating whether the person who died was actually killed in the attack. Officers were in the immediate vicinity as the attack unfolded and responded within one minute. The Finsbury Park Mosque was once a notorious hub for radical Islamists but has changed markedly in recent years under new management.

BJP names Ram Nath Kovind presidential candidate

So there is no question of mutual consent. "This is not a consensus decision", she said. The opposition will take a call on whether or not to put up a candidate against Kovind on June 22. Reacting to Mayawati's " Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should have selected a name from a non-political background which will be better" remark, NCP leader Majeed Memon said the former can not openly oppose a Dalit candidate so she went the other way.

DIY bomb in China kindergarten blast

Chinese police said Friday they believe that a 22-year-old school dropout planted a homemade explosive device outside a kindergarten, killing eight people, including himself, although his motive remains unclear. Photos and videos from the scene show people covered in blood outside the kindergarten building. "When I arrived, the scene was messy, both adults and children were lying on the ground".

Jeremy Corbyn condemns "awful" suspected terror attack outside a north-London mosque

The man arrested after plowing into the crowd near a London mosque has been identified as Darrn Osborne, 47. Deputy assistant commissioner Neil Basu told the Associated Press : "This is being treated as a terrorist incident and is being investigated by the Counter Terrorism Command".

High-stakes referendum on Trump takes shape in a Georgia special election

It was an ugly, last-minute twist in the Ossoff-Handel contest for the U.S. House of Representatives seat vacated by Tom Price , who resigned after becoming Trump's secretary of the Health and Human Services Department. Republicans have since consolidated support behind Handel, and several national party figures - including Vice President Mike Pence - have made stops in Atlanta to campaign for her.

Finsbury Park terror attack: Suspect named as 48-year-old Darren Osborne

Then he was saying, "Kill me, kill me". Witnesses described hearing the van driver shout: "I'm going to kill Muslims" and "I've done my bit". "By that time, everybody is aware of what's happened now". He has been taken to hospital. A 48-year-old man has been arrested. "At this stage there are no reports of any persons having suffered any knife injuries".

Presidential poll: BS Yeddyurappa to be proposer for NDA candidate

The NDA's Presidential nominee was elected to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh in 1994-2000 and 2000-2006. In 2012, Mukherjee personally called up and later met Thackeray soliciting his support, which the Sena chief offered, going against the BJP-supported NDA candidate, PA Sangma.

Michelle Obama hosts weekend bootcamp for 'close girlfriends'

In a super motivational caption, she explains, "When I was at the White House, I often hosted bootcamp weekends for my close girlfriends". Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaMichelle Obama holds fitness "bootcamps" for friends Obama marks Father's Day: "I'm most proud to be Sasha and Malia's dad" Obamas invited to be honorary football coach at University of Michigan MORE - fitness drill sergeant? "Love this, and miss having you guys in the White House", one user wrote, while another ...

Kovind will be exceptional President: Modi

Yechury said the opposition parties will call a meeting on June 22, a day before Kovind is due to file his nomination papers, to decide their candidate. "The prime minister told the chief minister over phone, as per your (KCR's) suggestion we have decided upon a Dalit candidate for the presidential post", it said.

PM, BJP garner support to Kovind from Telugu states

In 2012, Mukherjee personally called up and later met Thackeray soliciting his support, which the Sena chief offered, going against the BJP-supported NDA candidate, P.A. His remarks came hours after the BJP Parliamentary Board declared Bihar Governor Kovind as the NDA's choice for President. Thackeray said he will call a Sena meeting before taking a final call.

Despite tweet, lawyer says Trump not being probed

The contradictory messages came after Trump first answered-and seemingly confirmed-reports that he is personally under scrutiny for potential obstruction of justice, tweeting on Friday: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" At the same time , it could be that Mueller is merely interviewing some folks as a way of deciding whether he should widen his investigation to include Trump.

Car Rams Police Vehicle, Explodes on Paris' Champs-Elysees

Anti-terrorism prosecutors have opened an investigation. A driver rammed his auto into a police vehicle in Paris' popular Champs-Elysees shopping district Monday, authorities said. France is under a state of emergency after a string of deadly Islamic extremist attacks. Karim Cheurfi was from the suburb of Argenteuil and had an "S" file, meaning that authorities had been aware of his potential links to extremism.

London mosque attack 'sickening': UK PM

Hours after police called an attack on pedestrians outside a Finsbury Park mosque in north London an act of terrorism, the National Rifle Association's news outlet, NRATV, attempted to cast doubt on that determination. "I would urge everyone to remain calm and vigilant", Basu said. "So he came back to the main road and I managed to get him to the ground and me and some other guys managed to hold him until the police arrived, for about 20 minutes I think, until the police arrived".

Even After Being Attacked, London Imam Responds To Violence With Peace

But this time it was Muslims just outside a north London mosque who came under attack . Khan says all these incidents are attacks on the city's shared values. Eight people were killed and many wounded on the bridge and in the nearby Borough Market area. - June 8, 2017: UK Prime Minister There May lost her parliamentary majority in an election held last week that she did not need to call, bringing political turmoil a week before Britain was due to start negotiating the terms of its ...

Missing Presumed Dead in Grenfell Tower Fire

Police also identified the first known victim of the fire, 23-year-old Mohammed Al-Habjali, who lived in Grenfell Tower . "My understanding is that the cladding that was reported wasn't in accordance with United Kingdom building regulations", Hands told Sky News.

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind leaves for Delhi

Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday brushed off the opposition's contention that Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind was picked as the party's Presidential candidate because of his links to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) the ideological mentor of the BJP.

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