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French national among 7 killed in London Bridge terrorist attack

Holly Jones, a BBC reporter who was on the bridge at the time of the attack , said it appeared the vehicle was driving "about 50 miles per hour" before striking the pedestrians. Run, Hide, Fight is standard protocol for active-shooter situations in the U.S. It advises people to run away if possible, get out of view, and if that's not feasible, try to incapacitate the shooter if there is an imminent threat. Read More »

Trump criticized for tweet on London mayor after bridge attacks


The attack had harrowing echoes of the attack on Westminster Bridge in March, when British Muslim convert Khalid Masood rammed his vehicle into pedestrians before crashing into the barriers surrounding parliament. At 10 was still warm enough to sit outside, and the market area and its restaurants were crowded with people. Police escorted them out 30 minutes later. Read More »

'Love will win' - Muslim community lay flowers for London attack victims

He said: "They were running up, going this is for Allah. they ran up and they said this is for Allah and they stabbed this girl". Prime Minister Theresa May made a strong - and possibly controversial - statement this morning, condemning "Islamic extremism" and the internet services companies who give it "the safe space it needs to breed". Read More »

White House to stop taking questions related to Russian Federation probe

Spicer spent a few days working at the Pentagon as the rumors circulated, as part of his U.S. Navy Reserve duty. COREY LEWANDOWSKI: Look, that's a decision for the president to make and his team. He's better than the staff. It is hard to understand exactly what motivated Jared Kushner to propose secret back-channel communications with Russian Federation last December. Read More »

Trump following London attacks calls for stopping being politically correct


The officer received serious but not life-threatening injuries, according to an official police statement. Several days later it was lowered again to "severe", meaning an attack is highly likely. In response to the London attacks , the State Department issued a statement condemning them as "cowardly". The van collided with a guardrail. The three attackers were shot dead by police. Read More »

United Kingdom vote looms, Tories confuse tax issue

Polling companies went back to the drawing board after 2015, hoping to understand where they went wrong. If you're going to be negotiating with the European Union , you've got to be prepared to say to these blighters "We're not going to do a deal with you". Read More »

May could win 60 seat majority - Ashcroft model estimate

The British public is still deeply divided over the Brexit issue. May's fiscal agenda, including plans to balance the budget by the middle of the next decade through a continuation of existing austerity policy, would also be opposed by rival parties. Read More »

UK's May and Corbyn questioned by public on TV show

Mr Corbyn was also quizzed over whether the pledges outlined in his manifesto were realistic as audience member Jack Rouse challenging him with the comment "last time Labour was in government they left a note at the Chancellor's office saying "We've no money left". Read More »

Putin tells NBC: US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack

Petersburg . He blamed the Democrats for the failure to acknowledge their mistakes in the campaign, and "taking internal U.S. political squabbles into global arena". He also said that US accusations about Russian Federation were reminiscent of "anti-Semitism and blaming the Jews", describing them as "disinformation". Read More »

US hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

He also denied that Kislyak had made a deal with members of Trump's team on lifting Washington's anti-Russia sanctions. In March, then-FBI Director James Comey revealed to the House Intelligence Committee that the FBI was probing whether anyone associated with Trump's 2016 presidential campaign was involved in the Russian hacking. Read More »

Trump's right to tell NATO's delinquents to pay up

Amid tensions between President Trump and European leaders, Mr. Trump is also telling people close to him that the US will withdraw from the historic Paris climate agreement , which which former President Obama helped negotiate and 195 countries signed. Read More »

Relationship between Trump, Merkel 'fairly unbelievable': White House

I've experienced this in the last few days. -European relations after a contentious meeting with Trump , saying that Europeans "must really take our fate into our own hands". Merkel's remarks are likely an indication, wrote German magazine Der Spiegel , "that she is losing hope that she can ever work constructively together with Trump". Read More »

'Don't worry, be happy': Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision


The Washington Post's Philip Rucker asked Pruitt. "He started with a conclusion, and the evidence brought him to the same conclusion". Bloomberg said he has asked Macron and Hidalgo to convey to other national leaders that the United States , "through strong action by local leaders, businesses, and investors, remains committed to fulfilling the Paris Agreement " and that the United Nations has been receptive to his proposal. Read More »

World must unite, foil Trump blow to planet

By making a decision that opinion polls find is deeply unpopular , and likely undercuts the United States as a leader of the modern world order , Trump has brought upon himself an worldwide backlash. Framework Convention on Climate Change - the body that coordinates global climate policy. He also called the decision disastrous for the city and said it had made America weaker and the world less safe. Read More »

61 mayors adopt Paris climate accord after USA pulls out

The Justice Department will take the first legal steps in the "next several weeks" and the USA will immediately halt contributions to the UN Green Climate Fund, Pruitt said . Massachusetts Republican Gov Charlie Baker said yesterday he chose to partner with other states to combat climate change after speaking with Vermont Republican Gov. Read More »

May calls London attacks as 'potential act of terrorism'

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the London attacks were "horrific", adding they were "targeted at people enjoying their evening with friends and family". Following reports a fourth attacker was on the loose, Rowley said: "Our current belief is that there were three attackers but this is still early on". Read More »

London Bridge attack: Death toll rises to six, three suspects shot dead

At the London bridge, witnesses said the van was reported to have swerved onto the pavement and there have been unconfirmed reports of gunfire, The Guardian reported . Police advised people in the area to "run" to a safe place. "Brutal and shocking incidents reported in London ". A man reportedly entered the eatery and stabbed at least two people. Read More »

Here's The Bold Way France Responded To Trump's Climate Deal Exit

Merkel embraced the actions of American companies and states that determined to carry out plans to safeguard the environment. USA billionaire, philanthropist and UN envoy for climate change Michael Bloomberg pledged US$15 million to support the agreement's coordinating agency if necessary - the sum it stands to lose should the United States refuse to pay its share. Read More »

'Donald Trump's climate claims on China, India false'

Spicer, speaking to reporters at a daily news conference, added he does not know if Trump will replace Musk and Iger on the business council. Noting that the United States has significant steps to reduce its Carbon dioxide footprint to levels of the pre-1990s, Pruitt said this was achieved largely because of technology, hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, that has allowed a conversion to and natural gas and the generation of electricity. Read More »

China will take the lead as Trump scores climate change own

But the Steel City is hardly in Trump's corner on this one. The agreement's signatories aim to keep global warming below 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit ( 2 degrees Celsius ) of preindustrial levels this century, with the more ambitious goal of keeping that warming to below 2.7 degrees F (1.5 degrees C). Read More »

Pakistan can surprise you, says Indian captain

In a short tournament like the Champions Trophy where only the world's top eight ODI teams feature, Arthur very well understands the significance of each and every game. "We can not think its India and we have to lift ourselves because that would be very unprofessional", he added. "In the previous year we've scored the third-most amount of 300s", he said. Read More »

UK Conservatives pledge no tax hike for top earners as vote nears

Labour has said it will raise income taxes on people earning more than 80,000 pounds ($103,152) a year, while promising no increases for the other 95 percent of taxpayers. "But vote Labour anyway". Their lead over Labour soared to 50 points among older voters. Now, with another United Kingdom vote nearing (it's on June 8), Labour ally Ken Loach, the British director, has produced a film/ad - shared online by Corbyn - that could offer some insight into what the Democratic party might ... Read More »

'Trump's climate claims on China, India false'


The World Health Organisation has attributed serious health conditions such as premature heart attacks, lung cancer, stroke and other respiratory problems to long-term exposure to the particles. It will also help fulfil the Paris agreement reporting requirements so that the world can track the United States' progress. Who's the fossil fuel villain there? Pruitt then starts to quote from " Climate of Complete Certainty ", a recent column written by Stephens in the New York Times . Read More »

London Bridge vehicle attack, nearby stabbings 'terrorist incidents,' police say

Emergency personnel tend to wounded on London Bridge after an incident in central London , Saturday, June 3, 2017 . A witness told the BBC she saw a speeding white van veering into pedestrians. "My thoughts and prayers are with the people of London and all of the United Kingdom", tweeted Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster. "Whatever the United States can do to help out in London and the UK, we will be there - we are with you". Read More »

'Grim' reports of London attack: former PM


After ramming the vehicle into a barrier outside the Houses of Parliament, the driver got out and stabbed a police officer to death. Medics treated the injured near the market as shocked people cried and shouted around them. Emily Craig, who works for the BBC , was in a restaurant in Borough Market when she heard what sounded like gunfire. A photo snapped by photographer Gabriele Sciotto appears to show at least one of the attackers after he was stopped by police. Read More »

Thirty states defy Trump and refuse to abandon Paris accord

While Trump and Pence have suggested the possibility of renegotiating the agreement, the leaders of Italy, Germany and France have said that won't happen. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: The president also touched on an issue that is central to the Paris accord, which is: Can it achieve its stated goal of preventing the planet from warming an additional two degrees Celsius, or about 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit? On Thursday, the Sierra Club, an environmental group, was scathing about Trump's endorsement of ... Read More »

United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

He said he would not "stand here and put a figure" on immigration as the prime minister had done. Asked how much she was willing to pay to get out of the European Union , however, the prime minister made clear that she accepted that the United Kingdom would have to make a financial settlement as it leaves the bloc. Read More »

World erupts in resounding criticism over Trump climate pact exit

More than 190 nations agreed to the pact in December 2015, pledging to hold average global temperatures to 1.5-2°C above pre-industrial levels. He said that the best course of action is to create circumstances where world leaders can work together to redefine the accord, and that the world needs to take the Paris agreement as a starting point and work from there. Read More »