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Author: 0 Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79

Grief over a London high-rise tower fire that killed dozens turned to outrage Friday amid reports that the materials used in a r. Labour's Corbyn, who unlike May was quick to meet local residents and was praised for showing empathy, led calls for the government to drop its spending cuts - demands that Hammond said he was listening to.

Global News JK Rowling corrected a Finsbury Park attack headline
Author: 0 JK Rowling corrected a Finsbury Park attack headline

At least one person has died and 10 others have been injured after a vehicle ran over pedestrians close to two mosques in a north London neighbourhood, United Kingdom police have said. Ten people are injured, two of them seriously, and one died at the scene, when a van ploughed into worshippers close to the Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury on Monday.

Global News Trump Calls on Qatar to Cease Funding Terror
Author: 0 Trump Calls on Qatar to Cease Funding Terror

Earlier on Friday, President Donald Trump also urged Qatar to crack down on extremism, claiming the nation had historically funded extremists at a high level. Qatar is home to a vital U.S. military base. He also pledged his support for Kuwait's willingness to step in and moderate. Shortly after Tillerson's remarks, the Pentagon said that while the Qatar blockade was not affecting current operations against Islamic State, it was "hindering" the ability to plan for long-term operations.

Global News London Attack : Angry residents rallies against anti-Muslim terror
Author: 0 London Attack : Angry residents rallies against anti-Muslim terror

Counter-terrorism police were called out to investigate the incident, which occurred in London's Finsbury Park neighborhood just after midnight. "Today we come together - as we have done before - to condemn this act and to state once again that hatred and evil of this kind will never succeed ", she said.

Global News A look at attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years
Author: 0 A look at attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said: "Our thoughts are with all those affected by the incident at Seven Sisters Road and their families, friends and communities". Eight people were taken to hospital after the attack outside the mosque , which is also a community centre. "We condemn this attack and its attempt to escalate tensions in the United Kingdom and we stand firmly beside our Muslim brothers and sisters in the aftermath of this attack", EJC President Dr.

Author: 0 Trump attorney says president not under federal investigation

This follows President Trump's tweet which seemed to confirm he was under investigation Friday, he tweeted "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Cohen said the first official communication that a target is under investigation typically comes when prosecutors begin requesting documents and other evidence.

Author: 0 Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor

Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, made a similar call on Monday, saying Trump was insulting Britain's values "at a time of introspection and mourning". Acting U.S. Ambassador in London Lewis Lukens bravely faced off against Trump as he vocalized his support for Sadiq online (below). May answered "yes", when asked if Trump's visit will go ahead, the newspaper reported.

Global News Man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured
Author: 0 Man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured

Security minister Ben Wallace said the driver was "not known to the authorities in the space of extremism or far-right extremism". Meanwhile, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent cables yesterday to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May , expressing his stern condemnation of a van attack on Muslim worshippers in London .

Author: 0 European Parliament reactions: Brexit negotiations begin

The week ahead is politically charged and follows French president Emmanuel Macron's landslide victory on Sunday (18 June ) in parliamentary elections. UK Secretary of State for Brexit David Davis is welcomed by Michel Barnier , the European chief negotiator, ahead of a meeting at the EU Commission in Brussels, Belgium.

Global News May vows crackdown after van hits Muslims near London mosque
Author: 0 May vows crackdown after van hits Muslims near London mosque

Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed the crash is being investigated as a terrorist attack and said her thoughts were with those who had been hurt in "this awful incident". A man, who was being pinned to the floor by locals, had earlier said "you deserve it" and "I did my bit", eyewitnesses said. Witnesses claimed to have heard a man shout "kill all Muslims" during the attack .

Global News Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament
Author: 0 Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament

Virat Kohli's response came in a post-match press conference, after India's defeat at the hands of Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy . India won the toss and elected to field. Hardik Pandya smashed 76 off 43 balls, including six huge sixes, to give India hope of a dramatic revival but he was run out following a mix-up with Ravindra Jadeja and left the arena shaking his head in an obvious state of frustration.

Author: 0 Oracle skipper Spithill tough on, off water in America's Cup

New Zealand continued to excel in light-wind sailing and again showed superior speed over the US boat. We saw back in 2013 that a quick cash injection can fix Oracle's problems, and with five days off before the next racing takes place, don't put it past Team USA and Spithill to bring more of a contest once competition gets back underway on Sunday.

Author: 0 Man "downed" by officers after driving auto into police van in Paris

A man carrying guns and explosives died when he rammed a auto into a police van Monday on Paris' famed Champs-Élysées in what officials characterize as a deliberate attack. Brandet said bomb squads were still securing the scene. Authorities say a driver has rammed his auto into a police vehicle in the Champs-Elysees shopping district.

Global News Macron kicks off Paris Air Show with airborne entrance
Author: 0 Macron kicks off Paris Air Show with airborne entrance

The deals, to be unveiled this week at the Paris Air Show, will be for more than 240 aircraft. But its largest jet, the 737 Max 9, which is making its debut here this week, has been a paltry seller versus the A321neo. Single-aisle planes for short and medium distances are the hottest ticket in the world's civil aviation industry, with airline demand for models in the Airbus A320 family giving the European company an edge, for now, over its American opponent which is racing to return in ...

Author: 0 Trump Plans Major Restrictions on Cuba Travel

Additionally, Trump's new prohibition on financial transactions with entities tied to Cuba's military could effectively curtail some travel to Cuba as well as business there, because the military controls a large portion of the economy. "The goal of these policies is very simple", Rubio said in a message posted on Facebook . Instead, U.S. visitors would once again be required to travel in groups with a set itinerary designed for educational, not strictly tourist, purposes.

Global News Russia Draws A Line Across Syria After US Shoots Down Syrian Jet
Author: 0 Russia Draws A Line Across Syria After US Shoots Down Syrian Jet

Although the Pentagon said the American strike complied with "the rules of engagement " in the deconfliction arrangement and was an act of self-defense as pro-Bashar al-Assad forces advanced on the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces , Russia (who remains allied with Assad ) condemned the attack.

Author: 0 North Korea accuses USA of 'mugging' diplomats at JFK airport

The North Korean delegation was in NY to attend the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the KCNA report said. Kim. "This clearly shows that the U.S.is a felonious and lawless gangster state". North Korea accused the USA of carrying out "a violent assault like gangsters" after a package was taken from delegates at JFK airport.

Author: 0 Five reasons why the SNP lost seats in the general election

The separatist Scottish National Party ( SNP ) nevertheless remains Scotland's biggest party despite some punishing losses, including former first minister Alex Salmond as well as the party's current deputy leader Angus Robertson . Ms Dugdale said of Ms Sturgeon: "The one thing I would ask her to do is to shelve her plans for a second independence referendum". The polls suggest Scotland could see a Tory resurgence on the back of Ms Davidson's consistent message of opposition to a ...

Global News How the suspected NSA leaker Reality Leigh Winner was caught
Author: 0 How the suspected NSA leaker Reality Leigh Winner was caught

Victor further admitted removing the classified intelligence reporting from her office, retaining it, and mailing it from Augusta to the news outlet. Winner's social media accounts, shared widely online, showed her derision toward Trump, who she at various points called "our Tangerine in Chief", a liar and several expletives.

Author: 0 German lobby calls for fast Brexit deal on trade

Talks will begin at 0900 GMT with a joint press conference by former French foreign minister and European commissioner Barnier and Davis at around 1630 GMT. Officials have made clear the Government still wants to negotiate its future trade relationship with the European Union alongside talks on Brexit terms.

Global News Van plows into crowd near London Finsbury Park mosque, killing one
Author: 0 Van plows into crowd near London Finsbury Park mosque, killing one

While many of Lily's followed agreed with her sentiments, others were vocal with their opposition, labelling Lily a "muppet" and stating she has a "hate inciting" Twitter account. "The time, he was planning for it, the target, he was planning for it, and the place - outside a mosque". "We are working hard to protect all communities and the public will see additional officers patrolling across the city and at Muslim places of worship".

Global News Russian Federation condemns U.S. downing of Syrian warplane
Author: 0 Russian Federation condemns U.S. downing of Syrian warplane

Russia , a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad , called on the USA military to provide a full accounting as to why it chose to shoot down the Syrian Su-22 bomber. Viktor Ozerov, chairman of the defense and security committee at the upper chamber of Russian parliament, described his Defense Ministry's statement as a warning.

Author: 0 CNN files lawsuit seeking access to Trump-Comey conversations

Examining such possible charges will allow investigators to interview key administration figures including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and possibly Trump himself, said the source familiar with the Mueller investigation.

Author: 0 79 now believed to have died in London high-rise fire

He said all records, including emails, minutes of meetings, correspondence with contractors, safety assessments, specifications and reports - must be kept intact. "During recent visits in Manchester and London , I have been profoundly struck by the immediate inclination of people throughout the country to offer comfort and support to those in desperate need", the queen said in a statement .

Global News Trump personal attorney says president not under investigation
Author: 0 Trump personal attorney says president not under investigation

While aides have advised Trump to stay off Twitter , the president continued to weigh in on the widening legal investigations Sunday. The president wrote on Twitter Friday: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Last week the The Post reported that the president is being investigated by Robert Mueller , the Russian Federation investigation's special counsel, for obstruction of justice .

Author: 0 Brexit negotiations kick off almost a year after referendum

There remain concerns that the Tory Government will not last the full two year negotiation timeline - which is expected, at first, to focus on European Union citizens, the exit bill, and the position of Northern Ireland. "If you like walking in the mountains, you have to learn a number of rules: You have to learn to put one foot in front of the other because sometimes you are on a steep and rocky path", Barnier had said, adding that it was also important to watch for falling rocks on what ...

Global News Trump invites Republican senators to lunch with Obamacare repeal on menu
Author: 0 Trump invites Republican senators to lunch with Obamacare repeal on menu

Meanwhile, if the Senate fails to pass a bill but the GOP's Obamacare sabotage continues, the health-care system would develop large coverage holes and face the risk of enrollment declines after years of progress expanding coverage. There are a few issues that still divide the Republican conference, including funding the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion. "Americans won't forget that @HouseGOP passed a " mean " bill to rip healthcare from millions then celebrated @ the WH", said ...

Global News Shooting of Gun-Rights Congressman Fires Up Both Sides of Debate
Author: 0 Shooting of Gun-Rights Congressman Fires Up Both Sides of Debate

Not so in CT, where Gov. Dannel Malloy told reporters in Hartford that the shooting of U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., and four others "is a reason why we need, quite frankly, and I'll say it, saner gun laws in America". But, McAuliffe said , if the effort saves one life, it's worthwhile. For the Republican majority that incurred his rage, Hodgkinson's rampage and subsequent take-down only reinforced the NRA mantra that the only antidote for a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.

Global News Inmates kill prison guards, escape during bus transport
Author: 0 Inmates kill prison guards, escape during bus transport

The family of a Georgia prison guard killed when two inmates escaped their prison bus is anxious about the other law enforcement officers now searching for the fugitives . Putnam County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Teresa Slade says the getaway happened at about 7:23 a.m. Tuesday, southeast of Atlanta. The truck has damage to the right rear quarter panel, a trailer hitch that "in some manner has been cut with a torch", and tool boxes on each side, Sills said.

Author: 0 US Navy says destroyer collided at 2:20 am

The cargo ship, which is about four times heavier, almost T-boned the Navy destroyer when much of the crew was asleep and the bridge likely manned by less than a dozen people, Tracy reports. Paul Newman said, according to the AP. The Crystal sustained minor damage to its bow. The Fitzgerald had left the base Friday for routine operations.

Author: 0 Hedge funds sour on crude oil and fuels: Kemp

The last time non-OPEC supply growth exceeded the increase in demand was 2014, when oil prices slumped 46 percent. "The price of oil has flipped into a range that is starting to cause a little bit more caution for the industry", Mark Watkins, the Park City, Utah-based regional investment manager at U.S.

Global News Iranian official denies Saudi claim it arrested Iranian military forces
Author: 0 Iranian official denies Saudi claim it arrested Iranian military forces

One of the boats was intercepted, while the two others managed to get away. It said one of the boats was subsequently seized and found to be "carrying weapons for a sabotage target". In Iran, the Interior Ministry director general for border affairs, Majid Aqababai, said "Saudi Arabia's claim on the arrest of Iranian military personnel is not true because the individuals who were confronted were simple fishermen on a fishing boat".

Author: 0 People Are Believed Dead In London's Grenfell Tower Apartment Fire

Cundy says the new number may change as investigation continues. In the wake of the fire, it has emerged that the panels fitted to the outside of Grenfell Tower during a substantial refurbishment in 2011 were the cheaper flammable version, that cost £22 each, compared to the "fire-resistant" version which cost £24 each.

Author: 0 U.S. official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release

Yun met in May with North Korean representatives in Norway, and the North Koreans agreed that Swedish representatives would be allowed to visit Otto Warmbier and three other USA detainees, a senior State Department official said on condition of anonymity this week.