by | June 11, 2017 | 12:08

Speaking after police revealed the ringleader of the London Bridge terror gang tried to hire a 7.5 tonne lorry hours before the attack, she urged people to report anything they deem suspicious. Bound with black tape, the 12-inch weapons which helped kill and maim revellers last Saturday were ceramic, possibly so the murderers could avoid metal detectors, police believe.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:09

British police on Tuesday named the third London Bridge attacker as an Italian national of Moroccan descent, even as UK's largest Muslim body issued a statement refusing to perform funeral prayers for the "vile murderers". Two men were arrested by armed police on a street in Ilford , east London . Butt had appeared in a documentary called " The Jihadis Next Door ", broadcast previous year by Britain's Channel 4 , as part of a group of men who unfurled an Islamic State flag in a park.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:05

But he wrote on the ConservativeHome website: "The reason for the disappointing result was not the absence of support for Theresa May and the Conservatives but an unexpected surge in support for Labour ". British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a new chief of staff following the resignation of her two top aides. She accused the pair of "rude, abusive, childish behaviour" towards fellow staffers and cabinet members, and said they "measured success by how many enemies they ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:58

Trump had raised the possibility that his conversations with Comey were recorded in a May 12 tweet he sent several days after he fired him. "No collusion, no obstruction", Trump told the press conference, referencing allegations his campaign cooperated with the Russians and then tried to halt an investigation.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:56

The DUP , which took 10 seats, was considering an arrangement which would involve it supporting a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament but not forming a formal coalition, Sky said . The DUP said only that it would enter talks. DUP leader Arlene Foster confirmed that she had spoken to May and that they would speak further to "explore how it may be possible to bring stability to this nation at this time of great challenge", the BBC reported.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:59

The Saturday demonstration targets Sharia law, a set of practices that are followed by Muslims. "We're here protecting their rights, and they're trying to shut us down!" So, I know that there are so many fantastic people that love everybody.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:54

A spokesman for May's office had earlier declined to comment on the timing of any talks between the two parties. While May's top team has been left unchanged, she will have to fill gaps in her ministerial team after nine junior ministers lost their seats in what has been characterised as a disastrous election night for the ruling party, with the shock results going against every pre-election opinion poll forecast and the Jeremy Corbyn-led Opposition Labour faring far better than predicted.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:50

Budget Commissioner Gunther Oettinger said that the European Union side led by chief negotiator Michel Barnier was ready to begin talks on June 19 as planned, but it would not be clear for hours or days whether the British government would be able to join them round the table.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:51

The terrorist attacks targeted the building of Iranian Parliament as well another important place, Imam Khomeini Mausoleum in Tehran . The US statement said on Wednesday that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote ".

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:47

Windows in the Indian Embassy were also shattered but all staff were reported to be safe . "Attacks such as these only serve to strengthen our commitment to our Afghan partners as they seek a peaceful, stable future for their country". Not for the more than 400 people who have been maimed or otherwise injured. She says the four journalists have been treated at a hospital, and their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:40

The loss of majority has forced the Conservatives to seek support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to form the government, bringing into focus a right-wing party that had been given typically little attention nationally.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:37

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav attempted to reach Mandsaur earlier this week to commiserate with the agitating farmers, but police prevented their movement into the area. Talking to media in Bhopal , he said that anti-social elements have entered in the farmers' agitation. "The Chief Minister has chose to sit on fast for peace in the state from today 11:00 a.m".

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:35

EA kicked off its not-quite-at-E3 festivities earlier today, and now it looks like Square Enix wants to join the party of "companies that don't need your big E3 press conference to show off wonderful trailers". We some familiar villains like Hades, Maleficent, and good ol' Pete. A pleasant break from the number of battle scenes previous trailers have shown. While game director Tetsuya Normua said the game will not have a presence at E3, the trailer does tease a new trailer and a new world ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:37

The reality is that both of these takes are somewhat correct, though they omit some key information. The White House can dispute what the president said in one-on-one conversations with Comey, though Trump's long habit of pathological lying does not give him an advantage in the credibility contest.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:35

People have come out in a show of "defiance" a week on from the London Bridge terror attack by enjoying their Saturday night in the capital. The attackers run into Borough Market and stab people. Police have made a number of worldwide inquiries as they work urgently to establish how the three attackers knew each other, as well as investigating whether they were helped through funding or any other means.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:35

The Senate Judiciary Committee has been working to obtain the memos and any possible White House recordings of Comey's interactions with President Trump . President Donald Trump on Friday denied accusations by former FBI director James Comey that he tried to block an investigation into a former national security adviser, adding that he was willing to give his version of events under oath.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:28

Arab states have no right to "blockade" Qatar, the country's top diplomat said Thursday, insisting the campaign by Saudi Arabia and its allies to isolate the tiny, energy-rich nation is based on "false and fabricated news". "We have taken actions against individuals through our legal system", said Al Thani. "They said they would take a hard line on funding." and ".extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:28

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lined up behind Qatar on Tuesday, offering to mediate a resolution. The crisis began in part over what the Qataris described as a false news report planted during a hack of its state-run news agency.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:29

Suicide bombers and gunmen struck at the heart of Tehran on Wednesday, attacking the two most important symbols of the 1979 Iranian Revolution - the Parliament and the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Republic. Three assailants entered the Majlis compound aiming to reach the parliament floor, but security personnel denied them entry and terrorists instead walked into an office building next to Majlis and started shooting blindly that left dozens of casualties.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:25

After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller van that they used to plow into crowds before they leapt from the vehicle and went on a stabbing rampage in an attack that left eight people dead and almost 50 people injured.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:23

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack saying it was carried out by an infiltrator. The so-called green-on-blue attacks - when Afghan soldiers or police attack global troops - have been a major problem during Nato's long years fighting alongside Afghan forces.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:17

District Attorney Jeff Mitchell is calling 24-year-old Randy Stair's attack at a Weis Market in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania , Thursday "a mental health situation that utterly spiraled out of control". Faverty said she didn't think Stair was capable of such carnage, and he always was polite and formal in their email interactions. WNEP said it notified state police about what it discovered online this morning.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:17

In a letter on Saturday to Senator Richard Shelby Mr Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate Appropriations sub-committees but that it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:14

The commander of US-led coalition forces said the fight for Raqqa would be "long and difficult" but would deliver a " decisive blow to the idea of ISIS as a physical caliphate". 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.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:15

That may explain his delay in reacting. The Post noted, "Sometimes Trump takes hours or even days before launching tweetstorms, taking time to absorb and stew over how an event is being covered in the media before responding". Singer, a defense expert, told Politico in March. It is the most important social media account operated by the US government or a USA government official right now.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:11

The party has since faced increased scrutiny over its anti-abortion and same-sex marriage stances, as well as members denying climate change is made-made. Mrs May's decision to seek a deal with the DUP has prompted concerns from some Tories. One red line is the idea of Northern Ireland being granted some sort of "special status" when Brexit comes to pass - the DUP will not stand for any arrangement that physically sets the region apart from anywhere else in the UK.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:08

John Redwood, a senior Conservative, disputes the claim, arguing the result did not mean there should be any softening in a hard divorce from Europe, noting that Labour, the second largest party, also endorsed Brexit in its election manifesto.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:11

Griffiths, 26, had never previously scored for Scotland and his goals drew rich praise from manager Gordon Strachan after a result that kept Scotland in fourth place in the pool. A wonderful character. Strange, but wonderful". "The first free-kick is careless, the second free-kick is a slip, so I'm not sure there's a lot we could have done about that".

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:09

The opposition party had been down in the dumps, with dismal polling and a general disdain for whether leader Jeremy Corbyn was "prime ministerial". Adding insult to injury, the often ridiculed Mr. Corbyn managed to lead a resurgence of the Labour Party, earning a 29-seat gain over the previous election.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:07

The leader of the UK's Liberal Democrats says Theresa May "put her party before her country" and insists that "no deal is better than a bad deal". But critics warned of political instability. Former Tory leader Lord Hague said "very serious lessons" had to be learned by the party but warned against a leadership contest. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who is engaged to an Irish woman, signalled her opposition by tweeting a link to a same-sex marriage lecture she gave a year ago.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:04

Without question the Cavaliers should be feeling good about themselves heading into Game 5. The Cavs were the beneficiaries of some truly very bad calls early in the contest and got to the line 22 times in the opening quarter en route to scoring a Finals-record 49 points in the first period alone.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:03

Senators say they also face pressure to move forward as several insurers have pulled out of the ACA marketplaces for next year - most recently in OH, where Anthem's decision to withdraw from the Obamacare exchange likely leaves 20 counties without an insurance provider selling plans for 2018.

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:02

On Friday, the U.S. president and secretary of state took contrasting approaches to Washington's mediation efforts. Mr Trump on Friday told Qatar: "Stop teaching people to kill other people". "For us, unity is clearly necessary for maximum effect on this front [against terrorism]", he said. But it was the differences that resonated: another example, it seemed, of Trump forging a path at variance with that of his top officials.

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:54

Police have named the attackers as Khurum Butt, 27, who had been known for his extremist views; 30-year-old Rachid Redouane , also known as Rachid Elkhdar; and Youssef Zaghba, a 22-year-old Italian national of Moroccan descent who was reportedly working in a London restaurant.

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:53

In its latest Country Reports on Terrorism, the US State Department said Qatar in 2015 froze assets and imposed travel bans on Ka'bi and Kawari, both of whom are Qatari citizens. In a measure that cemented earlier UAE restrictions on air transport, the country's General Civil Aviation Authority said yesterday it had closed the air space for all air traffic to and from Doha until further notice.