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London police plead for calm after attack at mosque

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Police said earlier that one person was arrested. Authorities have not yet confirmed if the event was a deliberate act or a terrorist incident, however Prime Minister Theresa May said police were treating it as a "potential terrorist attack". Read More »

Vehicle hits rams into pedestrians in London, police say 'number of casualties'

Flowers have been laid near Finsbury Park Mosque, while police officers have also arranged bouquets from members of the public inside the cordon. (Yui Mok/PA via AP). "People had to lift the van to pick up people who'd been run over, and then perform CPR on them", Omar said. London Ambulance Service tweeted that it was also sending emergency crews to the scene. Read More »

Syria peace talks to be held in Astana on July 10: Lavrov

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Russian foreign minister urged the USA and all others who have their forces or their advisers on the ground in Syria to ensure coordination, adding that de-escalation zones were one of the "possible" joint options. "The latest meeting of participants will take place in Astana on July 10", Lavrov said on Monday at a news conference in Beijing, quoted on the foreign ministry website. Read More »

Lawyer says President Trump not under investigation

While the former Alabama senator is more than qualified for the post , the fact that he felt compelled by Justice rules to recuse himself from any investigation related to the 2016 campaign because he was a key Trump supporter set in motion a series of disastrous events. Read More »

Total of 6 Militants Attacked Mali Tourist Resort, 2 of Gunmen Killed

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Locals also said they heard shots being fired at the luxury resort. The security forces of Mali alongside French special troops and the United Nations stabilization mission, dubbed MINUSMA, are engaged in a counterterrorism operation. Sunday's violence came about a week after the US State Department warned of "possible future attacks on Western diplomatic missions, other locations in Bamako that Westerners frequent". Read More »

Grenfell tragedy followed 'years of neglect', Sadiq Khan says

Police have since said 58 people are missing and presumed dead as the search continues to recover bodies. The queen marked her official birthday on Saturday by saying Britain remains "resolute in the face of adversity" after the horrendous fire and recent extremist attacks in London and Manchester . Read More »

United States shoots down Syrian Air Force fighter jet

A United States fighter jet shot down a Syrian regime plane after it dropped bombs on American-backed forces. While the USA has said since it began recruiting, training and advising what it calls moderate Syrian opposition forces to fight IS that it would protect them from potential Syrian government retribution, this was the first time it resorted to engaging in air-to-air combat to make good on that promise. Read More »

Scottish Tory leader: Brexit needs cross-party approach

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Her personal position is uncertain. How Conservatives may wish she was an MP. No scope for accidents, defections or rebellions there. "That's what we have seen tonight". Ms Davidson has already hinted she will use her sway to influence the Brexit deal , and has insisted there needs to be wider consensus on the terms of leaving the EU. Read More »

Saudi-Turkish ties strained due to different policies toward Qatar

There may be room for a further, moderate rebound after state-owned Qatargas said at the weekend it had signed an agreement with Shell for delivery of up to 1.1 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas per year for five years - a sign that Qatar's core LNG business is operating largely as normal despite the sanctions. Read More »

1 suspect held in mosque attack

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There were few reports of the hate crime in London against the Muslims, however, this could be the biggest of the year, if proved. A bystander caught on video the moment a man was bundled into a police van as officers hold back an angry crowd in Finsbury Park . Read More »

Britain hurtles into the Brexit unknown

The prospect of a deal between the two parties has caused disquiet, with the DUP's anti-abortion and gay rights stance in the crosshairs. "The danger is that however much any government tries, they will not be seen to be impartial if they are locked into a parliamentary deal, at Westminster, with one of the Northern Ireland parties". Read More »

Woman hangs by teeth over Niagara Falls

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Aerialist Erendira Wallenda didn't feel like this week had enough excitement going on, so this morning , she made a decision to dangle over Niagara Falls by her teeth. Erendira Wallenda hanging by her teeth. "Today I know", she said Thursday, just after touching down on the top floor of the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino's parking garage following her performance in the sky above the cataracts. Read More »

US Navy identifies all seven sailors killed in Japan collision

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Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh , 25, of the Oakville section of Watertown was identified as one of the victims Sunday night. The sailors were originally reported missing following the crash , and their bodies were later discovered in the ship's flooded compartments. Read More »

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

They said they would provide an updated figure on Monday. So the criminal investigation really has to come first. It has emerged that a group of concerned residents, the Grenfell Action Group, wrote in a blog post where they said a "catastrophe" was waiting to happen and complained about the "cheap materials and corner cutting" in the block's refurbishment . Read More »

London van incident is 'potential terrorist attack': PM

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Eight people were taken to three hospitals for treatment, while two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries, the police said. 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. Read More »

British election deal puts Irish peace at risk

Talks with Mrs May would continue into next week. "I'll be interested to learn from her to what extent, if at all, British policy has changed and to relay to her once again the particular concerns that we have in Ireland about the impact on the border, trade and freedom of citizens to move freely between our two islands as we have done for centuries". Read More »

Further arrests made by police investigating Manchester Arena terror attack

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Images and video posted to social media showed officers making the arrest, and cars being towed from the forecourt. Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson, head of the North West Counter Terrorism Unit, said: "We know that Abedi left the country on 15 April and arrived back on the 18 May and we now know from our enquiries that he purchased parts for the bomb after arriving back". Read More »

Finsbury Park Mosque Terror Attack

Mr Rahman told the BBC he struck the man and helped subdue him. As soon as it finished, this guy came. "We need to work together and stop hate ripping this country apart". Britain, especially London , has been on edge over several recent incidents, including last month's terror bombing in Manchester and the recent vehicle attack and stabbing near London Bridge. Read More »

Broward deputy surrenders after standoff with PBSO

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The deputy then got into his sheriff's cruiser and drove to his ex-wife's home, near the Boca Country Club, where he continued threatening self-harm. Upon arrival, BSO deputies removed the deputy's firearm. Eventually, the deputy surrendered and was taken into custody under the Baker Act, allowing for involuntary institutionalization. No one was injured in the incident. Read More »

Taylor Swift and Katy Perry Both Released Music This Morning

Swift never mentioned the pop star's name but all fingers point to Perry especially after Swift released the song Bad Blood . Fans commented on social media, with many celebrating Spotify access to Swift's music. Katy Perry has spoken about her long-running, well-documented beef with Taylor Swift in a new interview with NME . I wish that I could turn the other cheek every single time , but I'm also not a pushover, you know. Read More »

Pakistan destroy arch-rivals India to claim Champions Trophy

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But Pakistan batsman Hafeez says his team-mates vowed to stick together despite the avalanche of criticism and they reaped the rewards in memorable fashion on Sunday. India's lone loss so far in this tournament, featuring the world's top eight one-day global nations, was at The Oval when they suffered a surprise seven-wicket defeat by Sri Lanka on June 8. Read More »

London attack had 'hallmarks of terror'

Harun Khan of the Muslim Council of Britain says eyewitness accounts and videos taken appear to show that a "white man in a van intentionally plowed into a group of worshippers who were already tending to someone who had been taken ill". Someone in the crowd yelled to others not to harm the man while he was taken into custody. The Islamic center and mosque released a statement early Monday morning, appealing for calm. Read More »