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Trump argues for travel ban after attacks hit London

The incident bore similarities to a March attack on Westminster Bridge, west of London Bridge , in which a man killed five people after driving into a crowd of pedestrians before stabbing a police officer in the grounds of parliament. Police said they were responding to a third incident in a different area of London . Transport for London said busy London Bridge station and two others were cl... [Full Article...]

484 civilians killed in US-led fight against IS: Pentagon

Daesh seized Mosul in 2014, when it began a campaign of death and destruction in Iraq . The total reported Friday was still far short of what nongovernmental organizations estimate for civilian deaths in the conflict in Iraq and Syria . [Full Article...]

Malaysia Contest Offers Up to $1000 for the Best 'Gay Prevention' Video

Malaysia Contest Offers Up to $1000 for the Best 'Gay Prevention' Video The Malaysian government has defended a competition by its health ministry that offers cash rewards to young people for producing videos about "preventing" homosexuality. However, Lokman said there were guidelines for health workers to treat all patients equally. "With regards to the LGBT , MOH embraces the principle of health for all without discrimination in providing health services". [Full Article...]

Incidents on, near London Bridge being treated as terrorist attack

Incidents on, near London Bridge being treated as terrorist attack She said that at least five people were being treated for injuries after the vehicle drove on the sidewalk and hit them a little after 10 p.m. Pence also tweeted , "Our thoughts & prayers are w/ the victims, courageous first responders & all the people of London ". [Full Article...]

DOJ: Mueller's Appointment As Special Counsel Complies With Ethics Rules

DOJ: Mueller's Appointment As Special Counsel Complies With Ethics Rules Last week, White House aides originally tried to dismiss the conversation in which Donald Trump urged former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to end his Michael Flynn probe as simply Trump being Trump-that's just the way he speaks , one senior official said. [Full Article...]

Explosions at Kabul funeral; 6 deaths reported

The bombings killed at least 6 people and wounded 87. "The country is under attack", he said on Twitter . Salim was the son of Alam Ezadyar, the deputy speaker of the upper house of Afghanistan's Parliament. "But this tragic week has already added too much civilian suffering to Afghanistan, and further violence will not solve any problems", he said. No group claimed responsibility for t... [Full Article...]

London terror attack: PM Narendra Modi expresses shock, condemns it

London terror attack: PM Narendra Modi expresses shock, condemns it People run down Borough High Street as police are dealing with a "major incident" at London Bridge in London, Saturday, June 3, 2017. One witness described seeing five assailants and several people said they were locked inside pubs and restaurants by police and had to come out with their hands on their heads. [Full Article...]

Troops meet fierce Isis resistance in Mosul push

Troops meet fierce Isis resistance in Mosul push Iraq's fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group has been the largest and the longest operation against the extremists in the almost three years since they overran a third of the country. Iraq's special forces suffered significant casualties in the fight for eastern Mosul and in the first weeks of the push on Mosul's west, Iraq's federal police - relatively inexperienced in urban co... [Full Article...]

Did Demi Lovato throw shade at Kathy Griffin over 'victim' act?

Griffin swung from defiant to emotional as she spoke to reporters, and even cracked jokes in an attempt to portray herself as a victim of a sexist backlash spurred by Mr Trump. Everyone has concluded the singer was dissing Kathy Griffin . Griffin said the photo was meant to mock Trump's comments during the presidential campaign, when he told CNN that Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly had "blood com... [Full Article...]

Putin and Macron have frank talks

Putin and Macron have frank talks Macron said he, Putin and the leaders of Germany and Ukraine would meet soon for talks, "which will allow us to make a complete evaluation of the situation". Putin, according to the AP, added that influencing a US election would not benefit his country because bureaucracy impedes policy change. Macron had surprised the world last week with his white-knuckle grasp of President Donald Trump's... [Full Article...]

British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election - projection

British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election - projection The landslide victory May hoped to seal by calling a snap election for June 8 seemed much less likely with eight days to go, with the polls narrowing and her Conservative party's manifesto coming under scrutiny. What a shame YouGov did not feel like sharing it with voters while their own published referendum polls showed a remain lead right up to polling day. [Full Article...]

China Emphasizes Support for European Integration

China Emphasizes Support for European Integration In Brussels, he plans to jointly chair the nineteenth meeting of Chinese and EU leaders with the Presidents of the European Council Donald Tusk and the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. In reply, Li said China was working hard to promote a trade balance, with Chinese tourism to Europe now far greater than European Union tourism in China. [Full Article...]

Putin ridicules claims of meddling in United States vote

In the spot, Putin demonstrated that the US isn't the only country with a leader comfortable pushing claims about the 2016 USA presidential election with little or no evidence. We didn't even come close to that. Asked if Russia is happy to see divisions in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over Trump's push for members to increase defense spending, the Russian leader responded on an acerbic n... [Full Article...]

MIT says Donald Trump totally misunderstood its climate science

The Kremlin leader said that "in my view it was possible (for the US) not to leave the Paris agreement because it is a framework deal, and it was possible to change the United States obligations inside the framework of these agreements". [Full Article...]

Lead of UK PM May's Conservatives narrows to 11 points - ICM poll

May called the snap election in April when opinion polls were showing she had a lead of more than 20 points over Labour under the leadership of left-winger Jeremy Corbyn. If she fails to handsomely beat the 12-seat majority her predecessor David Cameron won in 2015 , her electoral gamble will have failed and her authority will be undermined both inside the Conservative Party and at ta... [Full Article...]

Kind-Hearted Londoners Offer Help To People Caught In Terror Attack

The attacks came days before a general election and two weeks after 22 people were killed when a suicide bomber targeted an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. "I saw that man with a knife in his hand and after that a man started screaming so I knew something wrong was happening", he said. "We were eventually led out of the bar and some kind people working in a hotel let us come in to use the bat... [Full Article...]

Putin says US election hackers could have been from anywhere

Both the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Central Intelligence Agency have determined that Russian Federation intervened in the election to help elect President Donald Trump . Kelly moderated a panel discussion including Putin at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday morning, but dressed much more conservative before the large crowd. [Full Article...]

CPD officers fatally shoot man after he fired at squad auto

CPD officers fatally shoot man after he fired at squad auto A man was shot to death Saturday morning in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said. After an initial investigation, officers believe the shooting occurred during a home invasion. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The girl was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center after someone else pulled out a gun and accidentally shot it. [Full Article...]

Police responding to multiple attacks near London Bridge

A man who gave only his first name, Ben, told BBC radio that he "saw a man in red with a large blade, at a guess 10 inches long, stabbing a man, about three times" near Borough Market . Police urged Londoners to be calm and vigilant and circulated a message that read: "Run", "Hide", "Tell". "There were people all outside the restaurant", said the chef, who asked not to be named. [Full Article...]

1 dead, several injured as vehicles ploughs into pedestrians; stabbing, gunfire incidents

Authorities say at least three suspects have been killed by police. Witnesses reported a vehicle hitting pedestrians and injured people on the ground at the London Bridge . "We saw a crashed van", he said. Members of the public were told by police to "run as fast as they could" westbound. "And there were groups of people helping those people on the ground", he said. [Full Article...]


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