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Author: 0 Police Name Two Of The Terrorists In London Bridge Attack

Before Archibald moved to Europe to be with her fiancé, she did social work in Calgary at Alpha House Society, a homeless shelter for those dealing with addiction. Trudeau said Canada would stand with the the fight against terrorism. Another 48 were injured, 21 of whom are in a critical condition. "Londoners and people across the United Kingdom have always displayed strength and resilience in the face of adversity".

Global News Beijing slams USA for 'irresponsible remarks' on S. China Sea
Author: 0 Beijing slams USA for 'irresponsible remarks' on S. China Sea

China has labelled the US Navy's decision to sail "without permission" close to an artificial island Beijing claims in the South China Sea as provocative. General Mattis' stand is similar to what Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said in the past, describing sea lanes passing through the strategic South China Sea as the "main arteries" of global trade, where freedom of navigation and utmost respect for worldwide law must be maintained.

Global News California, China Sign Climate Deal After Trump's Paris Exit
Author: 0 California, China Sign Climate Deal After Trump's Paris Exit

The signing of Hawaii's laws comes almost a week after President Donald Trump announced he will withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change . More than 20 years of climate diplomacy went into securing the Paris climate deal in 2015. "There is momentum and France wants to seize it. President Trump's decision gives us the opportunity to accelerate these decisions and policies", a source at Macron's office said on Tuesday.

Global News Germany to pull troops from Turkish base in spat with Ankara
Author: 0 Germany to pull troops from Turkish base in spat with Ankara

The German deployment at Incirlik is part of a mission providing reconnaissance aircraft to support US -led coalition operations against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Ties between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have been strained since the failed coup in Turkey , and tensions have worsened over multiple issues including a referendum campaign to expand Erdogan's powers.

Global News London terror attack death toll rises
Author: 0 London terror attack death toll rises

The death toll from the weekend attack in London that saw three assailants mow down people on a London Bridge and then go on a stabbing spree rose to eight on Wednesday. Redouane was 30 and "claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan", police said. Prior to that 12 people had been arrested, but all of those 12 were subsequently released.

Author: 0 Islamic State claims attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine

At the same time, a gun and suicide bomb attack targeted the Ayatollah Khomeini mausoleum on the southern outskirts of the Iranian capital. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack. India on Wednesday condemned the terror attacks in Iran's capital Tehran that claimed eight lives, and expressed solidarity with the Iranian people.

Author: 0 Casino gunman identified as problem gambler

Duterte said "that guy is crazy" because he stole casino chips, even though he wouldn't be able to use them. Now, authorities will also look into Resorts World Manila management's possible violations of the fire code; they will investigate if the sprinkler system really worked as soon as Carlos set fire to tables at the casino area.

Global News Paris Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor Launches Probe into Hammer Attack
Author: 0 Paris Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor Launches Probe into Hammer Attack

The 40-year-old man launched his attack on the 22-year-old police officer, shouting he was a "soldier of the caliphate" and carrying out the act in revenge "for Syria". Government spokesman Castaner said that Iken was being held in custody in hospital and that his words "this is for Syria" meant his attack was being treated as a terrorist incident.

Author: 0 Torn between Qatar, Saudi, Russia's in a bind in Gulf crisis

Gabriel warned against completely isolating Qatar and said the move is an attack on the Persian Gulf state's very existence. Gargash particularly pointed out the tens of millions of dollars paid to Shiite militias and others to free dozens of Qatari ruling family members and others in Iraq after 16 months in captivity.

Author: 0 DIPLOMATIC ROW: Kuwait meets Saudi King over Gulf Arab dispute with Qatar

Kuwait, also a GCC member, did not join its neighbours in severing ties with Qatar. Mauritania followed suit the following day, while Jordan downgraded its diplomatic relations with Doha . Sheikh Sabah has urged his Qatari counterpart "to exercise restraint" and "give efforts aimed at containing tensions between brothers a chance", said the Kuwaiti news agency KUNA .

Author: 0 Melbourne siege an act of terror, ISIS claims responsibility

Melbourne gunman Yacqub Khayre was on parole at the time of Monday's attack in Brighton and it's understood he was part of an official deradicalisation program run by the Islamic Council of Victoria . He said it was possible that Khayre may have been attempting to lure police by taking the escort - reportedly a sex worker - hostage. Three police were wounded before they shot dead a gunman who killed a man and took a woman hostage on Monday in the Melbourne suburb of Brighton.

Global News Sears and Kmart closing 72 more stores, two in Columbus
Author: 0 Sears and Kmart closing 72 more stores, two in Columbus

He did say associates who are eligible will receive severance and have the opportunity to apply for open positions at area Sears or Kmart stores. The retailer has been downsizing for years, reducing its store count as it tries to get ahead of the shift to online shopping and stronger competitors.

Global News Syrian Observatory: US-backed force attacks eastern edge of Raqqa
Author: 0 Syrian Observatory: US-backed force attacks eastern edge of Raqqa

The SDF have spent months cornering Daesh in the city. The coalition began its air campaign against IS in Iraq in Aug 2014, expanding its operations to Syria the following month. "We did not forget the SDF support". Since November, the USA -backed troops have been attempting to isolate the city in preparation for the start of the operation to take control.

Global News Cleveland Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired
Author: 0 Cleveland Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson offered his condolences to the Rice family and said , "We've gone through an exhaustive process " in reviewing the officers' actions. Those charges were brought after a special committee was created by the department to investigate Tamir's shooting. The caller told dispatchers it might be a toy gun - which it was - but that information was never relayed to Loehmann and Garmback.

Global News Landslide, floods claim 91 lives in Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Landslide, floods claim 91 lives in Sri Lanka

Two more Indian Navy ships - INS Shardul and INS Jalashwa - have also left for Sri Lanka with relief materials including food medicines and water. "The first ship will reach Colombo on Saturday morning". The disaster is the worst since 2003, when more than 300 people were killed in similar floods and landslides in the central and southern parts of the country as monsoon rains set in.

Author: 0 Germany's Rock am Ring Festival Has Reopened After Friday Night Bomb Scare

Festivalgoers cheer as Rock am Ring resumes in Germany. "At least one has direct links to the world of terrorism , Islamic terrorism", Koblenz police chief Christoph Semmelrogge told reporters. The May 22 bombing of an arena in Manchester, England, during an Ariana Grande concert left 22 people dead and 59 hurt. "Since a threat could not be ruled out, all necessary measures were taken immediately".

Author: 0 British police identify third London Bridge attacker

British police on Monday made several arrests in two dawn raids following the London attack claimed by Daesh which left seven people dead. The three men, who wore fake suicide vests, were shot dead by the police. Another said: "Big fan of @Uber but bitterly disappointed in profiting from a terrorist attack". Trump later called attacks "horrific" and said he spoke with May to "express our unwavering support".

Author: 0 Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia investigation

The FBI's Acting Director, Andrew McCabe, Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein, and Director of the National Security Agency, Mike Rogers, are all included in the hearing and are expected to answer questions about the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.

Global News Oliver Stone: Megyn Kelly didn't know her stuff with Putin
Author: 0 Oliver Stone: Megyn Kelly didn't know her stuff with Putin

Oliver Stone's interview series The Putin Interviews launches June 12, and anyone who's previewed the work, including the Daily Beast , has noted the Russian president has some pretty misogynistic, homophobic, and ignorant views when it comes to living the modern world.

Author: 0 Trump Weighs In On Gulf Diplomatic Rift

Qatar's leader, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, spoke by telephone overnight with his counterpart in Kuwait and, in order to allow Kuwait to mediate, made a decision to put off a planned speech to the nation, the minister said. Fellow Gulf states are also reported to have been angered by a huge ransom paid by Doha earlier this year to secure the release of a hunting party, which included members of the Qatari royal family, kidnapped in southern Iraq.

Global News N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help
Author: 0 N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help

North Korea has become a security priority for Washington since Pyongyang vowed to accelerate its nuclear and missile programs, and develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland. Since Moon's May 10 inauguration, North Korea has test-fired three ballistic missiles in an apparent show of its resolve to expand its weapons arsenal to cope with what it calls USA hostility.

Global News Raids and arrest over Manchester bombing
Author: 0 Raids and arrest over Manchester bombing

Ismail Abedi was filmed being handcuffed to a police van outside a Morrisons supermarket in Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, south Manchester on May 23. British police said Saturday that they made another arrest in connection with last month's suicide bombing at a concert venue in Manchester, England , which killed 22 people .

Author: 0 Donald Trump pushes Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

Mr Trump said he had told the kings, presidents and prime ministers that funding "Radical Ideology" can't be tolerated, and "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" Earlier in May Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud, the kingdom's defense minister talked of his country's efforts to take the battle inside Iran.

Global News London police arrest another attack suspect
Author: 0 London police arrest another attack suspect

All three were shot dead by police after they drove a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge at around 10 p.m. before stabbing people in the area around the nearby Borough Market, killing seven people and injuring almost 50. While the political debate raged, the investigation into Saturday's attack continued, with police searching an address in Ilford, east London , in the early hours of Tuesday.

Global News ISIS claims responsibility for Philippines terrorist attack
Author: 0 ISIS claims responsibility for Philippines terrorist attack

Police Senior Superintendent Tomas Apolinario said the car's owner was being questioned and had denied knowing the gunman. South Korea's Foreign Ministry said one South Korean died after being evacuated from the casino after suffering an apparent heart attack while resting after the evacuation.

Author: 0 Britain braces for election in wake of terror attacks

Its front page described Corbyn and two of his senior colleagues as "apologists for terror" who had "devoted their lives to befriending the enemies of Britain while undermining the very institutions that keep us safe in our beds". Mr Corbyn has criticised cuts to the police under the Conservatives, which saw the number of officers fall by nearly 20,000 between 2010 and 2016. Corbyn, meanwhile, emerged as a British Bernie Sanders, energizing a youthful base with his unflashy style and ...

Global News Justice Ademola Resumes Sitting
Author: 0 Justice Ademola Resumes Sitting

The NJC, through a statement signed by its Director of Information, Mr Soji Oye, on Saturday however, asked that Justice Ademola resumes his judicial duties as the court had exonerated him of the charges preferred against him by the Federal Government.

Global News New search underway near home of London Bridge terrorists
Author: 0 New search underway near home of London Bridge terrorists

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said United Kingdom security and intelligence forces have stopped 18 plots since 2013, including five since the Westminster attack in March. - Barking resident Erica Gasperri said she had reported Butt to police after she saw him teaching local children about Islam and showing them how to pray.

Author: 0 Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupsi, who joined former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's "We Are Still In" campaign, along with mayors of Houston, Atlanta and hundreds of other local leaders, cited the economics for her state: Utah has a $1 billion skiing industry threatened by climate change and marked 65 percent growth past year alone in solar power, as one of the country's sunniest states.

Author: 0 UK Police Name Two London Attack Suspects

Butt - who also used the name Abdul Zaitun - is believed to have associated with the outlawed radical Islamist group al-Muhajiroun, co-founded by notorious hate preacher Anjem Choudary. The couple, who were visiting London for the weekend, were walking south over London Bridge around the time the attack started, according to police.

Global News Meat Processor Seeking Damages From ABC Over 'Pink Slime' Report
Author: 0 Meat Processor Seeking Damages From ABC Over 'Pink Slime' Report

As such, BPI is suing ABC for upwards of $5.7 billion, in damages. Media outlets, including ABC News, dubbed the product, "pink slime", giving the impression that this beef product was something gross and inedible. To prove speech is defamatory, BPI's attorneys will have to show that ABC's reporting was both false and that the reporters knowingly tried to harm the company.

Author: 0 Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar

But its independent foreign policy has led to various tensions with its neighbors. The situation remains normal in Qatar despite losing diplomatic ties with the Arab world's biggest powers, according to Roussel Reyes, Consul General of the Philippine Embassy in Doha .

Global News UK PM May's lead narrows slightly to 12 points: ICM poll
Author: 0 UK PM May's lead narrows slightly to 12 points: ICM poll

The new poll showed 42% support for the Conservatives versus 39% for Labour , a dramatic narrowing of the gap between the parties, which had stood at 16 points in a YouGov poll just two weeks ago . YouGov's election model was based on voting intention figures which gave May a lead of just 3 percentage points, YouGov said. The start June has seen the pound to euro exchange rate significantly softer than it has been in previous months.

Global News France says Notre Dame attack an 'isolated act'
Author: 0 France says Notre Dame attack an 'isolated act'

According to the authorities, this new regulation will strengthen the protection of citizens and the country, without needing to keep the state of emergency activated. It will include some 20 people representing the various security services and operate 24/7. Macron also named career diplomat Bernard Emie, who served as ambassador to Britain, Turkey, Libya and Jordan, as head of the DGSE external intelligence service.

Author: 0 UAE ruling family member: Qatar now questioning its leaders

Hamas official Mushir al-Masri also accused Saudi Arabia on Wednesday of siding with "American and Zionist calls to put Hamas on the terrorism list". Qatar is talking to Iran and Turkey about securing food and water supplies to stave off possible shortages two days after its biggest suppliers, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, cut trade and diplomatic ties, a government official said on Wednesday.

Global News Russia's Sukhoi-27 jet intercepts US B-52 bomber over Baltic Sea
Author: 0 Russia's Sukhoi-27 jet intercepts US B-52 bomber over Baltic Sea

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation jets intercepted Russian aircraft more than 100 times near the Baltic States in 2016, according to data provided by the Lithuania Defense Ministry to a regional news agency . There was no comment from USA military officials. The Kremlin has claimed it intercepted a United States bomber that was flying near the border of Russian airspace.

Global News London mayor calls to cancel Trump's planned United Kingdom visit
Author: 0 London mayor calls to cancel Trump's planned United Kingdom visit

Khan's original quote continued: "I'm reassured that we are one of the safest global cities in the world, if not the safest global city, but we always evolve and review to make sure we're as safe as we possibly can be". Trump was undeterred. "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement". While she did avoid condemning the president outright, she said that, "Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else".

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