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Theresa May under pressure to postpone General Election after London terror attack

Four women wearing Islamic veils over their faces were seen being led away by police by an AFP photographer, although it was not clear whether they were among those arrested. Police boats were searching the river - apparently looking for people who may have been thrown off the bridge. It is the third terror attack in the United Kingdom in three months, following the vehicle and knife attack in Westminster in March, which left five people dead, and the Manchester bombing less than two ...



London attack death toll rises to seven, incident under control

Within eight minutes of receiving the first emergency call officers shot and killed the three suspected assailants. British Prime Minister Theresa May said the incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan also rejected suggestions of postponing the general election. Several days later it was lowered again to "severe", meaning an attack is highly likely.



How Bad Could Trump's Paris Agreement Withdrawal Be? A Scientist's Perspective

The priority, according to Ms Merkel, was for the other signatories to renew their commitment to the "indispensable" climate agreement and address the challenge of global warming. "The same nations asking us to stay in the agreement are the countries that have collectively cost America trillions of dollars through tough trade practices and in many cases lax contributions to our critical military alliance", he added.



Income tax 'absolutely' won't rise under Tories - Sir Michael Fallon

Johnson echoed Fallon during a Newsnight appearance following Friday's Question Time debate between Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn .Page said that Labour's share of the vote included many younger voters who had not voted before.Her Labour rival Mr Corbyn was heckled as he refused to say whether he would launch a retaliatory nuclear strike and denied supporting terrorism.



Manila casino gunman had gambling problem

MANILA , Philippines (AP) - The lone suspect behind a deadly attack on a casino and shopping complex in Manila was a heavily indebted Filipino gambling addict, police said Sunday, bolstering their claim that the assault was not terrorism-related.



Bloomberg Leads Efforts to Help US Meet Paris Agreement Commitments

Other countries, including India , signalled their commitment to the accord . Germany's powerful auto industry said Europe would need to reassess its environmental standards to remain competitive after the "regrettable" USA decision. "Moreover, China has taken concrete moves to positively deal with climate change and made obvious progress, demonstrating the global responsibility shouldered by China and conforming with China's choice of sustainable growth", a state media report said ...