If confirmed as terrorism, this would be the third attack to hit Britain in as many months. Witnesses say five or six pedestrians were hit by the van. AFP reporters saw two police helicopters over the area and several roads were shut down. "A man suddenly appeared in the restaurant with a massive knife - some people in the restaurant believe there may have been another man - but it was so chaotic it was hard to tell", the witness said.
Putin's intense responses were unusual for the Russian president, who is typically calm and steady in his speech. "I want to pass the buck back to you - help us to restore a normal political dialogue", he said at the forum. Gorkov, chairman of Vnesheconombank, or VEB, refused to comment on the meetings when confronted here Friday, and referred reporters to the bank's March statement that the meeting was conducted with Kushner in his role as the head of his family's real estate business.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed a deadly chemical attack in Syria was a provocation against Bashar Assad. Instead of apologizing, Putin said, Democrats "say it's not our fault, it was the Russians". "Trump's team was more effective in the electoral campaign", Putin said. "Maybe someone has a pill that will cure this hysteria", Putin added. The meeting also assumes significance as it comes in the wake of a major jolt to the global fight against climate change with US ...
Back in 2015, Democratic donor Jeffrey Leeds wrote to former Secretary of State Colin Powell saying Clinton "HATES that the president ('that man, ' as the Clintons call him) kicked her ass in 2008", adding "She can't believe it or accept it".
The Scottish Government says Police Scotland loses £35 million per year because of the rules on Value-Added Tax. Leader Tim Farron said the they offered a "brighter future" and a chance to reject the "extreme version of Brexit" pushed by Theresa May and Ukip's Nigel Farage that would "wreck the future" of the UK.
Russian President Vladimir Putin found himself on the defensive Friday when asked by NBC News' Megyn Kelly to explain his earlier claim that private " patriotic " hackers could have interfered in the 2016 US presidential election. Asked if Russia is happy to see divisions in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over Trump's push for members to increase defense spending, the Russian leader responded on an acerbic note that Moscow would be happy to see the meltdown of the alliance he ...
China and the European Union released a joint statement at the meeting, saying the two parties "consider climate action and the clean energy transition an imperative more important than ever". Inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk said he would keep his promise to end his participation in two presidential councils after Trump issued his decision.
The partners also committed to "employ every tool available to the new government to stop the expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline". That would mean NDP leader John Horgan would become premier of B.C., working closely with Green leader Andrew Weaver in a historic arrangement to lead the province.
Former FBI Director Robert Mueller has been cleared by U.S. Department of Justice ethics experts to oversee an investigation into possible collusion between then-candidate Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign and Russian Federation, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
The sanctioned individuals are now subject to a travel ban and asset freeze. Pentagon chief Jim Mattis on Saturday criticized China's actions in the South China Sea, saying Beijing showed "contempt" for other nations' interests. "We consider it urgent", he added, AP reports. "While the North Korean regime has a long record of murder of diplomats, of kidnapping, killing of sailors, and criminal activity, its nuclear weapons program is maturing as a threat to all", Mattis said, adding, "As ...
Instead, the Conservatives are starting to get anxious. "It's definitely feeling more like 2010 than 2015 here", the source said, although they added that Labour may see some surprising losses in their former northern heartlands. Conservative leader Theresa May would walk back into Downing Street with a thumping majority, effortlessly stomping all over her hapless rival, Jeremy Corbyn .
A new poll out Friday by research firm Ipsos Mori shows that May's Conservative Party is now only five points ahead of a resurgent left-wing Labour Party. Labour has said it would try to form a minority government, and Corbyn has refused to discuss forming a coalition after June 8. "And you've backtracked on your social care policy".
At a press conference Friday, Ms. Griffin declared her career is over and said President Trump " broke me". "A sitting president of the United States and his grown children and the first lady , I feel, are personally trying to ruin my life forever", Griffin said to reporters.
Gen. Michael Flynn , President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, and two of their businesses. US President Donald Trump backed the House Intelligence Committee's efforts to investigate actions by US security and other officials under previous president Barack Obama, inserting himself into a political feud over its latest subpoenas in the Russian Federation probe.
In a statement, the South Korean military said it was "maintaining high vigilance". It also claimed the military has now increased its air surveillance, according to AP. But China, the North's main trade partner and ally, made clear that the push for diplomatic talks - not imposing more sanctions- was the priority. China's United Nations ambassador called Tuesday for the full implementation of existing Security Council resolutions on North Korea , while simultaneously de-escalating ...
Press Secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement that Trump is still committed to an embassy move in the future. Former presidents promised the same but no one actually did anything. Each side stakes claims to a city that plays a central role in Judaism, Islam and Christianity. The Palestinians claim east Jerusalem as the capital of their future state , while Israel has declared the entire city as its capital.
Macron said he, Putin and the leaders of Germany and Ukraine would meet soon for talks, "which will allow us to make a complete evaluation of the situation". But Macron did show interest in the topic, especially when asked by a Russian journalist why it had been so hard for certain reporters to get access to his campaign headquarters during the election.
Pressed on whether he would be prepared to push the nuclear button Mr Corbyn was heckled as he refused to say whether he would launch a retaliatory nuclear strike if the occasion arose, saying "I'd view the idea of having to use a nuclear weapon as something that was resulting in a failure in the whole world's diplomatic system".
In a statement after Varadkar's victory, Kenny congratulated his successor as leader of Fine Gael, saying that he wanted to extend his "heartiest" congratulations to Varadkar. Coveney said Varadkar was a worthy victor of the contest and that he would work side by side with him to do everything he could to help the new leader.
Similar attempts by the opposition to push through the motion against Zuma have failed in the past as the ANC used its majority in the National Assembly to block such moves. "As stalwarts who were part of the struggle for a constitutional, democratic South Africa, we call on all Members of Parliament to reflect carefully on the way forward".
THE FACTS: If so, it's a burden the US put on itself. "Thus, as of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris Accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country", he said.
He wrote: "Congress distributed Booklet marks Kashmir as "Indian Occupied Kashmir".This is unacceptable, will file FIR against Congress party". The booklet released by Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress in Lucknow on the occasion of the third anniversary of the BJP-led government at the centre, attacks the administration over national security affairs, including the handling of relations with Pakistan and China.
The Labour leader - who has vowed to raise income tax for those earning over £80,000 a year and restore the corporation tax rate to 26% - was taken to task by a small business owner with five employees who pointed out that the Conservatives were offering him a rate of just 17% in business tax which would help his firm grow.
His father Ashok Varadkar had met his mother Miriam in 1960s when she was working in Britain's National Health Service. Leo Varadkar will also be the country's youngest ever leader, at 38-years-old. Varadkar himself was a doctor before joining the active politics. The new leader also said he is likely to have Independent ministers retain their ministerial portfolios.
President Donald Trump and Pope Francis , two leaders who have been critical of each other, met at the Vatican for a private, half-hour conversation Wednesday. The only thing President could response was: "We can use peace". What are you feeding Trump on, Melania? A Vatican statement highlighted "the joint commitment in favour of life, and freedom of worship and conscience".
Bloomberg, who is the U.N. Secretary-General's special envoy for Cities and Climate Change , said the United States has led the world on emission reductions over the past decade. "We are convinced that yesterday's decision by the United States to leave the Paris Agreement is a big mistake", European Council President Tusk said.
But she sure seems unwilling to answer the point. Days earlier, in Saudi Arabia, Trump had presided over the single largest USA arms deal in American history, worth $110bn over the next decade and including ships, tanks and anti-missile systems.
The White House on Thursday reiterated that President Donald Trump continues to favour and support a strong alliance between the United States and Israel, and added that his decision to delay the moving of the U.S. But the evasion may also reflect what sources close to Spicer describe as the White House's waning patience with the press corps. Using people such as Kushner to accomplish it also is normal.
The penalties stem from the abuse committed by former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky , who was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse in 2012. Curley and Schultz pleaded guilty to the same charge. "I'm sorry that I didn't do more, and I apologize to the victims", Schultz said. He got a sentence of 4 to 12 months, with the first two to be spent in jail and the rest under house arrest.
Trump "knows that it's changing and that the United States has to be responsible for it and that's what we're going to do", she continued, adding that withdrawing from the Paris agreement won't change the country's commitment to curbing climate change.
During Mr Trump's overseas trip last week, European leaders pressed him to keep the United States in the landmark agreement. President Donald Trump walks to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 1, 2017, after speaking in the Rose Garden about the U.S.
Modi, whose country is the third-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, said in Russian Federation on Friday that he would continue to back the deal. On bilateral ties, Modi said the two countries want to strengthen ties through trade, technology, innovation, investment, energy, education and enterprise.
Former President Obama offered his condolences Saturday to former White House National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski , who passed away Friday . -China relations were normalized, a top priority for Brzezinski. In 1981, Brzezinski was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his role in the normalization of US-China relations and his contributions to the country's human rights and national security policies.
Two months of protests against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government have convulsed the South American OPEC nation, with around 60 people killed in the unrest. Goldman's position is somewhat puzzling as this particular bond will mature in five years, an unusually long exposure for typical emerging market money managers.
The Trump administration has pledged to work with China on North Korea , but Trump has said the United States would act unilaterally if China did not step in. "While competition between the US and China, the world's two largest economies, is bound to occur, conflict is not inevitable", Mattis said. The 15-member council, including China and Russian Federation, unanimously voted to impose sanctions on North Korea .