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British PM Theresa May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

The post 1 dead, 10 injured after man drives van into crowd outside London mosque appeared first on PBS NewsHour . "When I looked back, I thought it was a vehicle accident, but people were shouting, screaming and I realised this was a man choosing to terrorise people who are praying", he told Reuters. Read More »

JK Rowling Calls To End 'Victim Blaming' Following Finsbury Park Attack

May chaired an emergency response meeting Monday morning. Metropolitan police said eight injured people were taken to three hospitals. Police believe the rampage is inspired by Muslim extremist ideology. A white van ploughed into people outside the Muslim Welfare House, close to the Finsbury Park Mosque. "We are working as hard as we can to protect all our communities, and we will not be defeated", Dick vowed. Read More »

Qatar hits out at neighbours as Arab rift enters third week

Lawmakers described the Saudi efforts to forge an Arab alliance against Iran as dead in the water, saying the tensions between Doha and Riyadh demonstrate that not all Arab states are willing to fall in line with irresponsible and irrational Saudi policies. Read More »

Death toll in Grenfell Tower fire rises to 79


Told there was a need for the public to hear her say something had gone badly wrong and the Government accepted responsibility, Mrs May said: "Something awful has happened". Briefing reporters at police headquarters, Cundy became visibly upset as he described conditions in the charred tower, where a search and recovery operation is expected to last weeks. Read More »

Theresa May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

The police said all were Muslims . Witnesses reported seeing two other men who had been inside the van run away, but police are yet to confirm if others were involved in the attack . The force added: "Due to the nature of this incident extra policing resources have been deployed in order to reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan". Read More »

London tower block fire death toll reaches 79

Both May and her ministers have said they will do all they can to help those left homeless after the blaze and make sure other high-rise buildings, usually home to poorer people, are checked and safe. "Mohammed undertook a risky journey to flee war and death in Syria, only to meet it here in the United Kingdom , in his own home", the Syrian Solidarity Campaign said in a statement . Read More »

Uddhav warns of big step if loan waiver not implemented by July

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today warned ally BJP that his party would take a "big step" if the loan waiver for farmers announced by the Maharashtra government is not implemented by next month. "We would like to register a record on his (Uddhav Thackeray's) behalf for announcing a number of times that his party Shiv Sena would withdraw support to Maharashtra government", Rane wrote in his letter. Read More »

Angry White House Reporters Blast 'Useless' Sean Spicer


During a Monday press conference that media outlets were banned from airing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced that the president's was sending "thoughts and prayers" to the victims of an alleged terrorist attack in London and to the families of seven dead USA sailors. Read More »

MHT CET 2017 Provisional Merit List Declared at Official Website @ dtemaharashtra


Following it, The Final Merit List and Category wise Seats (Seat Matrix) for CAP Round I will be displayed on DTE Maharashtra website on Thursday, June 22. - Download the merit list and keep a copy for further reference. Candidates can submit their objections at the FCs. Finally, the Government of Maharashtra has declared the Common Entrance Test Provisional merit list today on the official website. Read More »

London Fire: Likely Grenfell Tower Death Toll Rises to 79

Some of the anger stems from reports that Grenfell Tower had no central sprinkler system and was built with flammable materials that residents told the government needed to be fixed. "I've heard stories of heroism, from Christians, from Muslims and from others, looking after their brothers and sisters, their neighbours and doing the job that we expect from this brilliant community because of the fantastic community that is here in this part of London ". Read More »

61 killed in deadly forest fire in Portugal


A burnt vehicle on a road after a wildfire in Pedrogao, in central Portugal. Guterres said he spoke earlier on Sunday with the President of Portugal, Marcelo de Sousa, and with the Prime Minister, António Costa, expressing his deep sadness. Read More »

Germany and France races confirmed on 2018 F1 calendar

The races in China and Singapore remain subject to confirmation of deals with the commercial rights holder. The return of the French and German Grands Prix in 2018 prompted some headaches for F1's chiefs in trying to fit in enough races into their traditional slots in the calendar. Read More »

Russian probe looks into Jared Kushner's businesses

The Russian bank, Vnesheconombank , which has been the subject of United States sanctions following Russia's annexation of Crimea, has said Gorkov and Kushner's meeting was held for business reasons because of the advisor's role as head of his family's real estate company. Read More »

Two Navy sailors gunned down in Gwadar shooting


One officer embraced martyrdom instantly while another succumbed to his wounds on way to hospital. Those injured were taken away for medical assistance. The attack was a blow to Pakistan's efforts to protect Chinese workers, Reuters said. China is also developing the warm water Gwadar port, a prominent feature of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) plan. Read More »

London Police Say Attack 'Acted Alone'

May says police are treating the crash as a potential terrorist attack . Mr McDonald said that he ordered the tactical firearms units into position within an hour of the Finsbury Park attack. Eight people have been taken to hospital. In statement , London ambulance services said they had sent a number of emergency help to the scene. The attack took place near Finsbury Park mosque . Read More »

'I don't care': Aussie coach tetchy ahead of Confed opener

Unlike most Socceroos fixtures, Fox Sports don't hold any rights for the Confederations Cup and so won't be broadcasting any matches. "There is a lot of pressure on them as a country to do well here and on their players, who are fighting for a spot hopefully at (next year's) World Cup for Germany ". Read More »

The US Just Bombed Pro-Regime Forces In Syria - Again


After coalition aircraft at the end of May dropped leaflets in the area warning pro-regime militias to avoid the zone, the SANA state news agency said the Syrian army and its allies know that the U.S. The entire incident lasted about six hours, according to a USA defense official, who said it began when pro-regime forces inside the de-confliction zone came under attack by what were believed to be ISIS fighters. Read More »

Bayern are not going to fight for Ronaldo


As well as Bayern, the 32-year-old has been linked with former club Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and a move to the United States or China. "Normally we don't comment on rumours, but in this case, we would like to make our position on Cristiano Ronaldo absolutely clear: This rumour is completely unfounded and must be consigned to the realms of fantasy". Read More »

Grenfell Tower Fire Incites Angry London Protests


He also said that five people who were reported missing had now been found safe and well. Green said the government would pay for residents' legal representation at the inquiry and reiterated May's promise to rehouse those displaced by the fire within three weeks as close as possible to home. Read More »

[BREAKING] Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing casualties

The attack took place while mosque-goers were observing Ramadan. The attack was the fourth since March in Britain and the third to involve a vehicle deliberately driven at pedestrians. Police said they were called just after 12:20am local time to reports of a collision on Seven Sisters Road, which runs through the Finsbury Park area of north London. Read More »

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

Photos and videos published by the Metropolitan Police show the gutted wreckage of apartments within the 24-storey tower block after Wednesday's fire. Lord Porter, chairman of the Local Government Association, said: "Fire risk assessments and the construction of buildings are being reviewed and double checks are being made to ensure remedial work recommended under previous assessments have been carried out". Read More »

UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises

The prince's embrace broke with royal protocol - touching royal members is historically reserved for handshakes - and instead embraced the distressed woman who was reportedly desperate to locate her husband who was trapped an elevator during the time of the fire. Read More »