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Author: 0 Siding against ally Qatar, Trump injects US into Arab crisis

Because defeating terrorism - a suicide bomber trying to get into a stadium, a auto of knife-brandishing militants plowing into pedestrians on a bridge, a man with an assault rifle spraying gunfire into a packed nightclub - requires that countries put up a united front, share intelligence, destroy militant hubs and financial conduits, and coordinate security strategy.

Author: 0 UK police name two London attackers, say one investigated before

As his identity was made public, people who encountered him came forward with what they remember. "Our current belief is that there were three attackers", Rowley said early Sunday. Because there have been calls made by a lot of very responsible people on this, who are very anxious that she was at the Home Office for all this time, presided over these cuts in police numbers and now is saying that we have a problem.

Global News Sadiq Khan hits back at Trump, calls for cancelling his United Kingdom visit
Author: 0 Sadiq Khan hits back at Trump, calls for cancelling his United Kingdom visit

Trump's tweet renews his mischaracterization of Khan's statement to London residents following a vehicle and knife attack that left seven people dead and dozens injured. This set off a cold war between Trump and Khan, with a series of angry retorts passing between them. "I commend the strong leadership of the @ MayorofLondon as he leads the city forward after this heinous attack", he said in an official tweet.

Author: 0 Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest

Victor worked for the Pluribus International Corporation consulting firm and had top secret clearance, which allowed her to handle classified information. Russian hackers attacked at least one U.S. voting software supplier days before last year's presidential election , according to a leaked intelligence report.

Global News How Syria attack's iconic boy looks like now
Author: 0 How Syria attack's iconic boy looks like now

He and his family have since appeared in a series of televised interviews on news channels supportive of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. 'Here he now lives in the Syrian state with its army, its leader and its people'. This contradicts accounts from emergency medical workers and local journalists who at the time reported Syrian government or Russian air strikes. Last year, the Daqneesh family home was decimated by one of many lethal airstrikes.

Author: 0 And Twitter: President takes travel ban battle to US Supreme Court

In a series of early morning tweets , Trump urged the Justice Department to ask for an "expedited hearing" at the high court and seek a "much tougher version" of the order temporarily blocking entry to the US from a half-dozen majority Muslim countries.

Global News London attacker was featured in TV documentary
Author: 0 London attacker was featured in TV documentary "Jihadis Next Door"

Khuram Shazad Butt , aged 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan, who was already known to police and Britain's domestic spy agency MI5, London's police force said. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan led the short ceremony. A minute's silence is due to be observed in Britain at 11 a.m. local time (1000 GMT) in memory of the seven people who died during the attack late Saturday.

Author: 0 Sadiq Khan: London police should look into 'what they knew'

The two other perpetrators were not known to security services. "Officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, supported by officers from the Territorial Support Group, entered the address in Ilford at around 1.30am". Erica Gasparri, one of the neighbours of Khuram Shazad Butt , told The Washington Post that he was trying to brainwash people. "However, there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned, and the investigation had been prioritized accordingly", ...

Author: 0 What's Going On With Qatar? Middle Eastern Diplomacy Is In Crisis

Qatar's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said those are "unfounded allegations", according to an English translation of its website. "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" All affected passengers in Doha on route to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have been assisted with alternative onward travel arrangements.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin Says the U.S

When asked if he had damaging information on Trump, Putin dismissed the question as "just another load of nonsense". Several senior US intelligence officers have said publicly that Russian spy agencies are responsible for interfering in last year's election, putting them at odds with President Donald Trump .

Global News London mayor: 'You do not commit these disgusting acts in my name'
Author: 0 London mayor: 'You do not commit these disgusting acts in my name'

Trump also found himself in hot water over his tough-talking tweets defending his ban on travelers from several Muslim countries, which is now stalled in the federal courts. And we, as a society, especially as Americans, better do something about it". "There can be no justification for the acts of these terrorists and I am quite clear that we will never let them win nor will we allow them to cower our city or Londoners", the mayor said in the interview.

Global News Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor
Author: 0 Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor

But every day in London Americans contribute to our economy, contribute to our way of life and culturally". Even prime minister Theresa May , whose Conservative government is now in an election battle with Khan's Labour, took the time on the campaign trail to give her backing to the mayor of London .

Global News In jab at Trump, Trudeau cites need to face climate change facts
Author: 0 In jab at Trump, Trudeau cites need to face climate change facts

Science is on our side. "Any day I get to kick off with a paddle is a great day in my books", Trudeau told reporters after landing ashore in the picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. But McKenna added that she believes Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement has galvanized others in the USA - such as the California and Washington state governments - to try to stick to the Paris accord.

Author: 0 UN chief urges Israelis, Palestinians to resume negotiations

Scuttled ships block the entrance to the Suez canal at Port Said during the Six-Day War between Israel and Egypt. Israel reiterated its 1950s statement that the closure of the Straits of Tiran for its ships would be a casus belli (case of war).

Author: 0 4th Circuit Upholds Injunction of Trump's Muslim Ban

The case pits the president's significant authority over immigration against what the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit said was a policy that purported to be about national security but was meant to target Muslims. Linda Hartke, LIRS President and CEO said in the statement: "In its first 100 days, we have seen efforts to block refugees and migrants who are fleeing violence in their homeland from entering our country.The notion that certain countries or ethnicities pose more of a ...

Global News Trump UK state visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor
Author: 0 Trump UK state visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor

The roots of the back-and-forth sniping date back to December 2015 and an attack in San Bernardino, Calif., in which 14 people were killed by a gun-wielding Muslim husband and wife. "Today we mourn the loss of innocent lives, Londoners and people from around the world". It's doubtful it will have any effect, but short of a law Trump could be brought to book under by the worldwide community, it's the best weapon we have.

Global News Panama's ex-dictator Manuel Noriega dead at 83
Author: 0 Panama's ex-dictator Manuel Noriega dead at 83

Beginning on December 25, 1989, US forces blasted '80s rock music - Noriega was a big opera fan - toward the embassy in an attempt to force him out. Noriega was born in Panama City on February 11, 1934. Many of those requests were directed at Noriega. Other cases were pending against him for the disappearance of people before he became dictator, back when he headed Panama's National Guard .

Global News President Trump Calls London Mayor Sadiq Khan 'Pathetic' After Attack
Author: 0 President Trump Calls London Mayor Sadiq Khan 'Pathetic' After Attack

But Khan's urging for Londoners to stay calm clearly referred to the increased police presence that was coming, not the attack itself. Butt was investigated by officers in 2015 but they found no evidence he was planning an attack and he was "prioritised in the lower echelons of our investigative work", police said.

Global News Trump renews criticism of London Mayor Khan over attack
Author: 0 Trump renews criticism of London Mayor Khan over attack

Why would you want to stop them coming?" Mr Khan has led calls for the planned state visit to be scrapped after President Trump fired off a series of critical tweets over the Mayor's handling of the London Bridge terror attack, mocking Mr Khan's comments that there was "no reason to be alarmed" over troops on the streets.

Global News #GE2017: 6 key seats that could see Tories edge out Labour
Author: 0 #GE2017: 6 key seats that could see Tories edge out Labour

Opinium carried out an online survey of 3,002 United Kingdom adults aged 18 and over between June 4 and 6. The latest opinion poll, by Survation for ITV, had the Conservatives' lead over Labor narrowing to just one point from six points in the same poll a week earlier.

Global News Diane Abbott struggles with anti-terror report during another car-crash interview
Author: 0 Diane Abbott struggles with anti-terror report during another car-crash interview

She said she was appearing regularly in the media and it would be "strange" if she was not doing so at a time of heightened concern about security and policing after the terror attacks in London and Manchester. Despite this she was seemingly unaware that this included putting up barriers, in light of the attack in Nice, until Murnaghan told her. The Shadow Home Secretary pulled out of an interview today on Woman's Hour due to "illness" after her vehicle crash interview on Sky News last ...

Global News Trump lashes out at London mayor -- again
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at London mayor -- again

A spokesman for Khan responded that the mayor "has more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context" his remarks.Trump's comments drew widespread scorn in Britain but the US leader went on the attack again on Monday, saying in a tweet: " Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement".

Global News Trump Angers Tel Aviv by Postponing Decision to Move US Embassy
Author: 0 Trump Angers Tel Aviv by Postponing Decision to Move US Embassy

Announcing the waiver extension, the White House insisted the president still stood by his promise to move the embassy. "President Trump made this decision to maximise the chances of successfully negotiating a deal between Israel and the Palestinians, fulfilling his solemn obligation to defend US' national security interests", the White House added.

Author: 0 Kremlin denies report of voting software hacking

Winner's arrest was announced on Monday, shortly after The Intercept published the apparent leaked document. It is the strongest public indication so far that Russian Federation interfered in the United States election. Barton Gellman, a journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his role reporting on the leaks by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden in 2013, called The Intercept's error a "catastrophic failure of source protection" in a post on Twitter .

Author: 0 Comey expected to refute Trump

A day before former FBI Director James Comey's high-profile hearing, senators plan to question senior intelligence officials about Trump's controversies and the Russian Federation investigation at a hearing that is supposed to be about re-authorizing a key section of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

Author: 0 US suspects Russian hackers planted fake news behind Qatar crisis

They know our efforts to combat financial terrorism and terrorism. The official wasn't authorized to comment publicly Tuesday and requested anonymity. "The two leaders discussed the critical goals of preventing the financing of terrorist organisations and eliminating the promotion of extremism by any nation in the region", the White House said in a statement.

Global News Hillary slams Trump over tweet on London Mayor
Author: 0 Hillary slams Trump over tweet on London Mayor

THERESA May has branded Donald Trump as "wrong" to attack London mayor Sadiq Khan - but insisted his state visit will still go ahead. Trump's commentary in the aftermath of Saturday's attack has led to a number of politicians in the US and overseas coming to Khan's defense and accusing the president of taking the mayor's words out of context.

Global News Lions plot 'rugby chaos' to kick-start their tour
Author: 0 Lions plot 'rugby chaos' to kick-start their tour

There is often a fine balance between being undercooked and overcooked, and it is better to err on the side of the former, in the hope that you can muddle through a couple of early encounters and slowly rediscover your swagger. "He said he's not feeling too bad, but we're not going to risk that". It's seven days since we arrived and hopefully we can improve on Saturday's performance.

Author: 0 Democrats Accuse Recused Nunes of Launching Own Russia Probe

A senior Republican aide said Wednesday that Nunes never actually promised to recuse himself from the probe. Pelosi was responding to the news that Nunes had issued three subpoenas on Wednesday, unilaterally, seeking evidence of his own claims that Obama-era intelligence officials had improperly "unmasked" members of President Trump's inner circle during the Justice Department's probe into the Russian Federation inquiry.

Author: 0 China rejects 'irresponsible' US remarks on South China Sea

The US defense secretary blasted Iran for its "various destabilising efforts" in the region, referring to Iranian support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Tehran's involvement in the Yemen war. Defense ministers from Japan and Australia also echoed Mattis' criticism of Chinese "coercive" action in the maritime area. China has balked at USA involvement in the dispute and last month accused a United States warship of trespassing after it sailed near a reef claimed by Beijing.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods police report: He was found asleep at the wheel

According to the CNN report , his speech was slurred and he initially did not appear to know where he was - claiming, at first, that he was coming back from golfing in Los Angeles. He added that he was apologizing "with all my heart to my family, friends and the fans. I expect more from myself too", Woods said. Last week, he said he felt better than he had in years and had no plans to retire from competitive golf.

Author: 0 British Police Name Third Attacker From Saturday's Rampage In London

A second attacker was named as Rachid Redouane , a 30-year-old who had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. All 12 people arrested on Sunday after the attack have now been released without charge, but a 27-year-old man has been arrested in Barking in East London today in connection with the incident.

Global News London Bridge Attack: Canadian Christine Archibald Is 1st Victim Identified
Author: 0 London Bridge Attack: Canadian Christine Archibald Is 1st Victim Identified

The attack launched by three men in the London Bridge area Saturday night is shaping the final days of an election campaign, focusing attention on Prime Minister Theresa May's role in reducing the ranks of police officers. Given the recent attacks, it looks like people were on the radar but somehow they were still able to carry out attacks". The father-of-two, who reportedly appeared on Channel 4 documentary The Jihadis Next Door, was investigated in 2015 but was part of a probe ...

Author: 0 Backed Fighters Begin Offensive To Push ISIS From Its 'Capital'

Bridges over the Euphrates were bombed and destroyed by the anti-ISIS US-led coalition over the past few months. A USA -backed Syrian force launched an offensive on the northern city of Raqqa on Tuesday in an attempt to capture the de facto capital of the Islamic State group after three years of control.

Author: 0 French president Macron trumps Trump's tug-and-hold handshake

Macron's office has confirmed his comments, the Guardian reports . At their first meeting, ahead of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit on Thursday, the two men locked hands for so long that journalists noted their knuckles began to turn white.

Author: 0 Trump weighs in on Qatar rift with Gulf neighbours

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt blocked access to Al Jazeera and launched an aggressive campaign accusing Qatar of supporting terrorist groups like al-Qaida and the Islamic State, destabilizing the region and stabbing its allies in the back.

Author: 0 Led coalition strikes pro-Assad forces in Syria

Raqqa is now surrounded from the east, north and west, and opposition activists have reported intense shelling on the city since Monday night. Looming over the Raqqa battles is the potential for mass civilian casualties similar to those seen during the battle for Mosul, the Islamic State's capital in Iraq.