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French citizens injured in London terrorist attack

Emergency officials said 48 people were treated at London hospitals and a number of others suffered less serious injuries. 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. [Full Article...]

#NoMuslimBanEver trends after court upholds block on Trump's travel ban

The 4th U.S. Circuit of Appeals dealt another blow to Presid. As the dissenting judges explained, the executive order is a constitutional exercise of the president's duty to protect our communities from terrorism. The revised order , like the one it replaced, also suspended the nation's refugee program for 120 days and reduced the annual number of refugees to 50,000 from 120,000. [Full Article...]

Pakistan will do something out of the box against India: Sarfraz

A once-in three years event, India-Pakistan clash is a rare momentum that nobody wants to miss, not the least Indians and Pakistanis world over, not merely in the sub-continent. Pointing out that the current Pakistan squad is not as awe inspiring as the earlier cricketers, Harbhajan asserted that the Indian players are better at coping with pressure. [Full Article...]

Explosions kill at least 4 at funeral in Kabul

Wahid Mujro, spokesman for the Public Health ministry, said 87 people were wounded when three explosions rocked a cemetery where Salim Ezadyar , the son of a senior Afghan parliamentarian, was about to be buried. Izadyar was killed on Friday during the protest calling for the government to improve security or quit. This comes just hours after two high-ranking security officials warned members... [Full Article...]

Three assailants kill 6 in London 'terror' attack

Three assailants kill 6 in London 'terror' attack I want to express my huge gratitude to the police and emergency services who are on the scene. Several people were killed in the terror attack at the heart of London and dozens injured . "We cannot and must not pretend that things can continue as they are", May said in a televised statement in front of her Downing Street office. Speaking to reporters Sunday morning, Dick said she had "hea... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu says US Embassy decision delays peace

Netanyahu says US Embassy decision delays peace Congress passed the Jerusalem Recognition Act in 1995, and every USA president since then has blocked the move by framing the issue as a roadblock to peace in the Middle East. "No one should consider this step in any way to be a retreat from the President's strong support for Israel and for the US-Israeli relationship". Trump had earlier pledged to do all he can for the successful end of the M... [Full Article...]

United States of America eliminated from U-20 World Cup quarterfinals in extra-time thriller

United States of America eliminated from U-20 World Cup quarterfinals in extra-time thriller They peppered the U.S. with several quality chances, two of which were denied by early saves from United States goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann inside the opening 15 minutes. Having already beaten his marker, and with Venezuelan goalkeeper Wuilker Farinez having raced off his line, Palmer-Brown had an open net to shoot at, and needed only to direct his header toward the open net. [Full Article...]

London terror attack: 12 arrested in police raids across city

May said on Sunday that a new approach to tackling extremism is required, including changes that would deny terrorists and extremist sympathizers digital tools used to communicate and plan attacks. Similar attacks, in Berlin, Nice, Brussels and Paris, have been carried out by militants over the past two years. Multiple witnesses reported a vehicle veering off the road and hitting as many as six pe... [Full Article...]

Trump to keep U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv

United States President Donald Trump signed a presidential waiver on Thursday, delaying the implementation of a congressional decision to move the U.S. PA spokesperson Nabil Abu-Rudeineh said that the decision was a "positive and important step that will advance the cause of peace and the construction of bridges of understanding. [Full Article...]

Trump to decide whether to block Comey testimony: White House adviser

But legal experts have said that Mr. Trump has a weak case to invoke executive privilege because he has publicly addressed his conversations with Mr. Conceivably, the administration could seek a court injunction against Comey testifying, in which case a violation would constitute contempt of court. [Full Article...]

US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

In total, poverty-alleviation focused foreign aid represented just 0.8 percent of the federal budget over the past several years. This withdrawal will "greatly undermine" the global effort to curb the damaging impact of climate change on human health, according to a press release issued by ACP. [Full Article...]

'Critical milestone': Pentagon hails ICBM intercept test

'Critical milestone': Pentagon hails ICBM intercept test The ICBM was tracked by multiple radars, including the Sea-Based X-Band Radar, a giant radome mounted aboard a "semi-submersible" platform that resembles a giant self-propelled oil rig. A test failure would raise new questions about the defensive system. ICBMs also confuse interception missiles in outer space by producing numerous decoys. [Full Article...]

Trump U-Turns On Climate Change: Top Aide States POTUS Is A Believer

More broadly, what happens to global security if the effects of climate change force millions to migrate ? The Washington Post's Philip Rucker asked Pruitt . "He made very clear yesterday what he doesn't believe, which is that the USA government should stay in an agreement that gives us too much of the financial burden", Conway said. [Full Article...]

Casino gunman a gambling addict deep in debt

Police chief Oscar Albayalde said his family confirmed he was Jesse Carlos, a former Finance Department worker. In 2014, Philippine newspapers had reported that Carlos was sacked from his job at the Finance Department "for grave misconduct and neglect of duty" because he failed to disclose that he owned a Manila house, a Toyota SUV and other business interests - an annual requirement for gover... [Full Article...]

Japan, France welcome US leadership in Asia-Pacific

Japan, France welcome US leadership in Asia-Pacific North Korea is paying a high price again for defying the call to end its proliferation of nuclear and ballistic programs as the United Nations security Council imposed new sanctions against the communist country. He says the situation in North Korea should provide an opportunity for Russia , China and the United States to cooperate and help defuse tensions on the restive peninsula. [Full Article...]

Solo climber is 1st up Yosemite's El Capitan without ropes

Solo climber is 1st up Yosemite's El Capitan without ropes A photo on the magazine's website shows a grinning Honnold wearing just a pair of black trousers after reaching the summit. El Capitan is considered by many the finest big-wall on earth, and is an iconic destination for climbers worldwide. [Full Article...]

Londoners offer cups of tea to those affected by terror attacks

Police arrived at a block of flats less than 12 hours after attacks on London Bridge and Borough Market claimed the lives of seven people and injured nearly 50 others. Masood was shot dead by police. Speaking on the BBC , Mr Khan made clear that he was advising Londoners and visitors not to be concerned by the presence of additional armed police officers on the streets of the capital in the... [Full Article...]

London attack in photos

London attack in photos Britain's official terror threat had recently been lowered from "critical" after a bombing killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester last month . We need the courts to give us back our rights. "We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!" he added. Another witness has told Reuters she saw three people with their throats apparently cut on London Bridge . [Full Article...]

World must unite, foil Trump blow to planet

Trump however argued that the Paris deal puts the USA at a disadvantage, adding he would leave the door open for negotiating a better deal for United States businesses and workers. In a Facebook post about Saturday's event, organizers said the rally was designed "to show our support for President Trump's withdrawal from the crippling Paris Accord and demonstrate that we the people... [Full Article...]

Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attack that killed seven, official says

Forty-eight people were also injured. Several others were treated for minor injuries at the scene. Assistant Police Commissioner Mark Rowley said the assailants were wearing what looked like explosive vests, which were later found to be fake. [Full Article...]


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