Author: 0 Trump criticizes London mayor after latest attack on city

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the Manchester bombing, but there has not yet been a claim of responsibility for the London attack, which the prime minister linked to Islamic extremism. Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism. The attack began when a large delivery van - apparently rented from a do-it-yourself building chain store - drove into pedestrians at high speed on London Bridge late Saturday evening.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande returns to Manchester stage for benefit show

Grande added that she met with the mother of Olivia Campbell, one of the young people killed in the suicide bombing , shortly before the concert and her mother had told her that "Olivia would have wanted to hear the hits", which caused them to change up the whole show at the rehearsal yesterday.

Author: 0 South Korea military: North Korea fires off apparent ballistic missile

The South Korean government said that it will take immediate action against any turbulence in the local financial market and the national economy sparked by North Korea's latest missile launch. May 26: Moon's government says it will allow a South Korean civic group to contact North Korea to help fight malaria. U.S. President Donald Trump was immediately briefed on the incident.

Author: 0 Emergency services praised for rapid response to terror attack

The BBC reported that a white van hit several pedestrians on London Bridge at about 22:00 BST about (21:00 GMT) before apparently crashing into railings. Attacker Khalid Masood drove his vehicle at pedestrians on the pavement on Westminster Bridge before crashing into a perimeter fence. Following the Manchester attack, Cricket South Africa had said there were concerns over safety but was comfortable with the reassurances and guarantees provided regarding the team's security.

World Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee

Still, after winning the title, she appeared shocked, and could barely smile as confetti fell around her and her parents and little brother rushed to the stage. She also read out of the fairy tale book she is writing. Being from California , Ananya is naturally a Golden State Warriors fan. One of her favorites is Philomel, a word that means nightingale.

World Flynn agrees to provide some requested documents
Author: 0 Flynn agrees to provide some requested documents

Both the Senate and House intelligence committees have issued invitations for him to appear and to provide documents. The aide later retracted the statement. Nunes was criticized for speaking publicly about classified surveillance reports he reviewed during his time at the White House. But later in the day, the White House showed it was beginning to offload the Russian Federation crisis to Trump's longtime personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz.

World London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians
Author: 0 London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians

The vehicle continued to drive towards Borough Market , just south of the bridge, where three assailants got out and attempted to stab civilians in a restaurant, including a police officer. Londoners responded to the shocking scenes with generosity and compassion by opening their homes and offering up food and shelter to those caught up in the attack.

Author: 0 Corbyn: It's a shame PM has not joined in head-to-head debate

A spokesman for the Scottish Conservatives said: "This poll shows us up massively from the last General Election , and that we're receiving the backing of voters right across Scotland". "As we have seen during this campaign, the Tories are planning an unprecedented assault on pensioner incomes - from the notorious dementia tax to cuts to winter fuel payments and abandoning the "triple lock" on pension increases".

Author: 0 China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday stressed the importance of Berlin's transatlantic alliance with the USA, but said that her country must engage with other nations. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel was even more blunt on Monday, slamming the United States president's "short-sighted" policies that have "weakened the West" and hurt European interests.

Author: 0 Megyn Kelly Asks Putin About His Relationship to Michael Flynn

Putin insisted that the hackers could have tried to make it look like Moscow was behind the act. "Hackers can be anywhere", Putin told Kelly . The Kremlin leader said that Democrats, having lost the election, were trying to put the blame on Russian Federation to cover for their own campaign failures.But he categorically insisted that "we don't engage in that at the state level".USA intelligence agencies have accused Putin of ordering a hacking and influence campaign aimed at tilting the ...

World White House official: Trump plans to pull United States from Paris deal
Author: 0 White House official: Trump plans to pull United States from Paris deal

By abandoning the world's chief effort to slow the tide of planetary warming, Trump was fulfilling a top campaign pledge after weeks of building up suspense over his decision. Trump met Wednesday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has favored remaining in the agreement. "Details on just how exactly the USA will be withdrawing are still being worked out by a team that includes EPA administrator Scott Pruitt ", CBS News reported .

Author: 0 Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace

He said nothing about Israel's continued (and internationally condemned) settlement-building in the military-occupied West Bank, nor of its control over the lives of Palestinians there and in the beleaguered Gaza Strip. Abbas announced he is ready to be Trump's partner in securing peace in the Middle East through establishment of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in 1967.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande Will Perform Benefit Concert in Manchester

Police have arrested 11 people , but two of those were released without charge, police said . British police arrested a man on Friday in connection with the suicide attack in Manchester as investigators focussed on tracing a second device believed to have been assembled by the bomber Salman Abedi .

Author: 0 Chechnya's leader invites Macron, Merkel to visit his region

Trump's election chances. "I emphasized to President Putin. how important it is for France to respect all people, all minorities", Macron said during a news conference with Putin , according to CNN . France has been highly critical of Syrian President Bashar Assad, whom the Kremlin has backed for years. Putin noted that Moscow and Paris are looking for joint solutions to the problems of Syria, Ukraine, North Korea's nuclear program and terrorism.

World Pakistan army claims killing 5 Indian soldiers along LoC
Author: 0 Pakistan army claims killing 5 Indian soldiers along LoC

However, the Indian army was quick to deny any casualty among its soldiers in ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir . Last month, the Indian Army officially released a video of a Pakistani post on the LoC being destroyed due to "proactive action" by the Indian side. India has managed to get a stay on Jadhav execution by approaching the World Court.

World Jeremy Paxman hits May with brutal Brexit 'blowhard' jibe
Author: 0 Jeremy Paxman hits May with brutal Brexit 'blowhard' jibe

She said the government had to ensure Britain was "living within our means" given "the economic situation we had inherited". During her grilling from the studio audience, Mrs May was accused by a police officer of presiding over "devastating" cuts, asked by a midwife to justify her "chronic underfunding" of the NHS and heckled over school funding.

Author: 0 Police criticised over bomb scare response

In response to the charges of racial abuse and kicking the flight attendant, Williams said: "I was wearing socks, it would have hurt my foot". Victoria Police said the device he was carrying was a "speaker-type" object, not an explosive. "We were online getting the live feed from news and that was when a lot of people found out it was [feared to be] an explosive, so a lot of people started to freak out once we'd actually touched down".

World Trump defends Kushner following Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 Trump defends Kushner following Russian Federation investigation

Trump retweeted an article from FOX News titled " Jared Kushner didn't suggest Russian communications channel in meeting, source says". Following another week of negative stories about the widening investigation into top Trump advisers' communications with Russian Federation, the president accused the media broadly of creating fake sources within the White House, a charge made without specificity or evidence.

Author: 0 Election day ahead: May and Corbyn to face Paxman, but not together

The latest polling showed her lead cut to 6 percentage points, from 9 points a week ago, and 18 points two weeks ago, as voters reacted badly to the Conservatives' manifesto. With the Tories suffering in the polls following the criticism over the so-called "dementia tax" , the Liberal Democrats also sought to maintain pressure over the issue.

Author: 0 Bernie Sanders 'impressed' by United Kingdom candidate Jeremy Corbyn

Asked if he would still like to be finance minister after the election, Hammond told the BBC: "Of course I would, that's a silly question". "These are odd times, so we don't know what will happen, but the Labour 40 per cent share. Do you want to know the real victor was though tonight? She focused on Brexit and attacks on Labour over the question of leadership. One woman asked why voters should trust her given her "track record" of "broken promises" during her tenure.

Author: 0 EU, China believes Trump climate decision 'a big mistake — EU chief

Hinging his decision on his election-winning "America First" politics, the President said the US was being taken for a ride by all its partners, friends and foes. Mr Trump's decision has also sparked a domestic backlash, with state governors, city mayors and powerful companies drawing up plans to meet the Paris pact's greenhouse gas emission targets.

World ISIS sympathisers held so far: Rajnath Singh
Author: 0 ISIS sympathisers held so far: Rajnath Singh

Kashmir continues to remain caught in a vortex of violence since the killing of poster boy Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in July past year. "The reason for this is because we have clamped down hard on them", Rajnath said, while addressing a media briefing in the capital on Saturday.

World Sri Lanka captain Tharanga suspended for two games
Author: 0 Sri Lanka captain Tharanga suspended for two games

SL vs SA Toss Report: Sri Lanka won the toss and made a decision to BOWL first. Hashim Amla played a brilliant knock of 103 runs in 115 balls which helped South Africa post a brilliant total of 299 runs in 50 overs against Sri Lanka in the match 3 of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 .

Author: 0 Thousands may have been killed in Philippines: ICRC

Abu Sayyaf, a small but extremely brutal Islamist terrorist group, which has pledged loyalty to ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) and has a history of kidnapping and executing foreigners, is also based in the Southern Philippines.