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The Latest from London: Council says van struck people leaving mosque


Unconfirmed reports and statements from eyewitnesses also claimed that one of the men in the van came out and stabbed at least one man. MET said there are no reports yet of any persons suffering from knife injuries so far. "The British Muslim community requires all decent people to stand with us against this evil violence". A tweet from MCB said that the mosque was near Finsbury Park and not outside. Read More »

Attorney says Trump not under investigation

When Wallace pointed out to Sekulow that he just said Trump is under investigation , the lawyer said Wallace re-phrased him, The New York Post reported . In the tweet in question , Trump explicitly said he is under investigation and calls that investigation a "witch hunt". "Less than a year and half ago, an American president landed in Havana, to outstretch his hand to a regime", he said. Read More »

Steve Scalise's condition upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition


Scalise is spending his second day at MedSTAR Washington Hospital where another surgery is expected. A mention of Scalise also drew a lengthy and emotional ovation before the game. In response, two Capitol Police officers were dispatched to Houston, where they remain while the investigation into the threats continues. Hodgkinson - an IL home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park - had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump ... Read More »

Mosque attack being treated as terrorism

Metropolitan Police tweeted they were working on a major incident near Seven Sisters Road in London . Vanzella said she saw police put a man into a police vehicle and take him away, but she didn't see them arrest him. The leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn , in whose constituency the attack took place, said he was "totally shocked". The other was held at the scene until the police came. Read More »

'Too Early' to Say Whether Finsbury Park Incident Was Terror Attack

The vehicle in question appears to have been rented from a company based in Wales, Pontaclun Van Hire. "More information will follow when we have it". A police forensic tent is erected at Finsbury Park in north London , where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2017 . Read More »

Vehicle collides with pedestrians in Finsbury Park

Police say a vehicle struck pedestrians on the road in north London , leaving sever. Access to the scene was cut and cordoned off by the police. One man was pronounced dead at the scene and that the van driver (48) had been detained by members of the public before being arrested. Read More »

Vehicle strikes several pedestrians on road in London

Witnesses said the incident occurred as Muslims were leaving the mosque after the traditional night prayers in Ramadan called Tarawih - observed nightly throughout the holy month. Someone in the crowd is heard shouting, "No one touch him! No one! No one!" She said she would chair a meeting of Cobra emergency committee the later on Monday morning. Read More »

Keshia Knight Pulliam Would Be 'Disappointed' if Cosby Found Guilty, But…

Cosby refused to testify and his lawyers called just one witness, a police detective, before resting their case minutes later on Monday. The seven-man, five-woman panel must reach a unanimous decision. After about a one-hour delay to determine which portions of Constand's testimony would be read, the court reporter read back the testimony. Ms. Constand has claimed that after taking the pills, she passed out. Read More »

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines launch join maritime patrol


The battle for Marawi (pic) in southern Philippines has raised the security concerns of neighbours Malaysia and Indonesia. On Monday, defense ministers from Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia launched a Trilateral Maritime Patrol, a joint patrol created to drive back any insurgencies in the region. Read More »

Finsbury Park 'deliberate attack' condemned as 'senseless and evil'

As a result, officers from the local borough are being supported by armed officers and the Territorial Support Group - with the investigation being led by the Counter Terrorism Command. He said: "During the night, ordinary British citizens were set upon while they were going about their lives, completing their night worship. It appears from eyewitness accounts that the perpetrator was motivated by Islamophobia", he said. Read More »

Vehicle strikes pedestrians in north London, several injuries reported

He described it as a terrorist attack condemning the incident. Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the vehicle has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. Both Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Prime Minister Theresa May have said they are shocked after a van ploughed into worshippers leaving Finsbury Park mosque . Read More »

'Number of casualties' after vehicle strikes London pedestrians

One man was killed and eight others injured after a hired van ploughed into a group of people leaving Ramadan prayers at Finsbury Park Mosque just after midnight. One man died and eight people were taken to the hospital, Scotland Yard said. "No one! No one!" "He targeted Muslims this time", the witness, identified only as Rayan, said. Read More »

Formal talks on Britain's exit from European Union to begin in Brussels

Anxious by immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britain a year ago voted to end its decades-old membership of the 28-country bloc - the first state ever to do so - in a shock referendum result. The imminent sacking of a man nicknamed "the undertaker" for his dry manner was openly discussed in the ruling party. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson had been among leading figures within the Conservatives and opposition parties arguing that the government's loss of its majority should ... Read More »

The Russia investigation has finally reached the Oval Office

The official demanded anonymity because the official was not authorized to be named discussing the deliberations. A day after press reports of new revelations in the Russian Federation investigation, the Justice Department warned Americans in an official statement to be skeptical of reports that rely on information from anonymous sources. Read More »

Sinn Fein Accuses Theresa May Of Breaching Good Friday Agreement

Colum Eastwood, leader of the SDLP, Northern Ireland's second-largest Irish nationalist party, said his party had a "positive" meeting with the prime minister over her efforts to come up with a deal with the DUP . "We don't believe that any deal between the DUP here and the English Tories will be good for the people here", Mr Adams said. On the advancement of talks with the DUP , South Staffordshire MP Mr Williamson said: "Good progress is being made in discussing the substantive ... Read More »

Newt Gingrich: Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

They have opened the investigation into Jared Kushner's business dealings and contacts with Russia (hard to see how going to a Russian bank has anything to do with diplomacy), and now Mike Pence is "lawyering up". The notion that Wednesday's shooting at a Republican baseball practice will ease partisan rancor is a nice thought, but former House speaker Newt Gingrich is not sure that reality will match the dream. Read More »

Gunman launched Trump tirade before shooting


The FBI said the 66-year-old home inspector had been living out a van near the park since March. "I am sickened by this despicable act", Sanders said Wednesday on the Senate floor. "Here, you know, it's very quiet". Hodgkinson also contacted the office of Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.) at least 10 times over the past year, a Bost spokesman said, calling the emails and phone calls negative but not threatening. Read More »

London fire toll now 58; Queen cites sombre mood

The list includes immediate re-housing of all the victims of Grenfell Tower fire within the borough, immediate release of funds to cover costs of welfare and all losses suffered by the victims, and launching an investigation into the recent refurbishment project of the tower. Read More »

Macron 'set for parliamentary majority'


Le Pen's victory in the northern former coalmining town of Henin-Beaumont was a rare bright spot for her nationalist and anti-EU party that was once hoping to emerge as the principal opposition to Macron. Mr Cambadelis said the party would have to rebuild itself from the top down - he was knocked out of the running for parliament in last week's first round of voting. Read More »

Yanez Trial: Law Enforcement Should Be Concerned

She has declined to comment previously, but she said, "We need to stand in solidarity to let them know that this is not about ourselves". Jeronimo Yanez , 29, said that after Castile informed the former St. Castile had the right to be treated like an "ordinary citizen" the night he was pulled over for a broken tail light, prosecutor Jeffrey Paulsen told jurors Monday morning. Read More »

Many hurt as vehicle rams pedestrians in North London

Bloomberg's Anna Edwards reports on the incident. The incident unfolded just after midnight, London time. It also adds to the list of challenges for May as she battles to show she can lead the country 10 days after her disastrous election result. Read More »

Brexit minister Davis: 'No doubt' over Britain leaving EU

Having lost her majority, British prime minister Theresa May can not afford to alienate either "soft" or "hard" Brexiteers in her party. At stake in hugely complex talks that are expected to conclude by March 2019 is not just Britain's future but a western political order that would be badly shaken by a failure to reach a deal. Read More »

Kabul to host peace summit after week of deadly violence

At least eight persons were injured during the protest and hospital officials said most of the wounded had been shot in legs and feet, said the report. Ghani also warned the Taliban to embrace peace or "face consequences". The Afghan leader told an global peace conference in the capital on Tuesday that the attack, which took place at a highly fortified area of the capital, targeted "the entire diplomatic community". Read More »