Armed police shot a gunman dead after a two-hour hostage situation and successfully rescued a woman in her 20s who was being held against her will. Islamic State group's Amaq news agency claimed responsibility for the incident, saying the gunman was one of its fighters.
Fred Warmbier had called the conversation "gracious" and "very candid". Trump called the family last night, Fred Warmbier said . The university student had been on a tourist trip when he was arrested and sentenced to 15 years hard labour, a punishment the United States decried as far out of proportion to his alleged crime, accusing the North of using him as a political pawn.
Many people have burned to death in their cars and on the road after becoming trapped by the flames on the road between Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera. He said he drove around fallen trees and even off the road in his quest to reach safety. Some 60 forest fires broke out on Saturday night across Portugal , killing at least 57 people and injuring at least 59 others.
The fire at the 24-story building has led to community anger and protests over the British government's response. A woman touches a poster for 12-year-old Jessica Urbano on a tribute wall Friday after laying flowers on the side of a church next to the Grenfell Tower in London .
Saudi Arabia has said Qatar needs to cut ties with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, if it wanted to end its isolation. Tillerson on Friday urged Qatar to be "responsive" to the concerns of its neighbours as he called on Doha to halt financial and other support for terrorists.
A Met spokesman said: "At this early stage of this investigation, no other suspects at the scene have been identified or reported to police, however the investigation continues". 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.
The attack laid bare the frustrations of Muslims who feel they've been unfairly equated with the extremists who carry out atrocities in the name of Islam. Eight people were killed and dozens were wounded before police fatally shot the three attackers. According to witnesses , the 48-year-old male who was taken into custody at the scene was "laughing" .
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Minnesota Democrat, said on Fox News Sunday that it would be a "disaster" for Trump to fire Mueller or Rosenstein, or to nudge the latter to recuse himself in an effort to slow down the investigation. "I'm not prepared to say that there's proof you could take to a jury, but I can say that there is enough that we ought to be investigating", says California's Rep.
Trump is scheduled to make an official state visit to Great Britain in October, but the future of that visit, as well as the future of his influence in the United Kingdom, could be in jeopardy. Trump took aim at Mayor Sadiq Khan , London's first Muslim mayor, by twice taking to Twitter to slam Khan's statement after the attack that Londoners had " no reason to be alarmed ".
Police say they believe there was only one man in the van. "All the victims were Muslim and there are now no- other suspects", he added. "You've got British people saying 'Muslims" obviously killed innocent people, now we can do the same thing'".
London's police commander Cressida Dick said the attack was clearly aimed at Muslims. The imam of a Muslim center in London has been praised for his "bravery and courage" in stopping an angry crowd turning on the driver involved in a van attack.
The victim was an elderly Bangladeshi man who had just left the Muslim Welfare Mosque on Seven Sisters Road, the news portal reports . The chairman of the Finsbury Park Mosque says the van crash that hit worshippers was a "cowardly attack" and urged Muslims going to mosques to be vigilant.
A 48-year-old man was arrested after the incident, which is being treated as a terror attack . MORE: Man dies as van hits mosque crowd in LondonMetropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said: "This is being treated as a terrorist attack".
So when he was dropped by Azhar Ali in the slips off Mohammad Amir in the third over, huge cheers erupted around the arena. In an early tweet , he said: "All the players of Indian team should be banned by govt from playing cricket coz they have sold themselves n pride of India".
It is not a political fight but a fight for our own identity. "We will not get into any compromise with the Mamata Banerjee government unless there are concrete talks on our demand for Gorkhaland". Rajnath on Sunday took to Twitter and informed Mamata Banerjee had apprised her of the situation prevailing in Darjeeling . "So we need to prepare ourselves to counter the state government democratically", GJM central committee member and former in-charge of GLP Colonel (retd) Ramesh Alley ...
A government official says the suspect in the Virginia shooting that injured Rep. Steve Scalise and several others has been identified Hodgkinson. Dr Jack Sava described how a bullet from an assault rifle entered Mr Scalise's hip and went through his pelvis, shattering blood vessels, bones and internal organs.
The New Zealand team's double victory erased a one-point advantage the US team earned in an earlier regatta and gave them an early lead as they showed superior speed over the defending champions in the opening races. We need to use those days wisely. Burling said that will be the team's approach over the next five days. "We feel we have got just as much chance to win this and we're going to do everything we can".
May was rushed away from a meeting with residents on Friday under heavy police guard as protesters shouted " Shame on you " and hundreds stormed a local town hall calling for justice. "The response of the emergency services, NHS [National Health Service] and the community has been heroic", May said in a statement released Saturday after the prime minister met with victims and community leaders.
The driver is believed to have died, according to an Interior Ministry spokesman cited by The Local, which also reports that the auto was vehicle was carrying a gas canister and that the man was armed. Police had earlier warned people to avoid the neighborhood, one of the French capital's most popular with tourists. Two police officials said that a handgun was found on the driver, who they said was badly burned after the vehicle exploded.
Without exclusivity, "we're out", David Joyce, chief of GE's aero-engines arm, said at the Paris Air Show, according to Bloomberg . The South American airline startup is set to order about 30 recently-upgraded A320neo jets and 15 current-generation models, known as A320ceo, from Airbus , two industry sources told Reuters .
Trump is expected to roll back several aspects of Barack Obama's opening towards Cuba . Earlier this week, Patrick Clarke covered the coming announcement with news that the majority of Americans actually support more open travel to Cuba-including 44 percent of Trump voters.
The ministry also called on the US military to provide a full account of why it made a decision to shoot down the Syrian SU-22. The dispute over the Syrian attack on the US -backed fighters and the American response came as Iran launched ballistic missiles at Islamic State strongholds in eastern Syria in retaliation for a pair of attacks by extremists in Tehran earlier this month that killed 17 people.
He met with the two top members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday to discuss preventing conflicts in their separate investigations into Russian election interference, and he's set to meet with House Intelligence panel leaders in coming days.
That decision would fall to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who testified Tuesday in a Senate budget hearing that he would only fire Mueller for good cause and has seen no evidence of that. Rosenstein said "no, I have not", when asked by Sen. Top House GOP leaders appeared frustrated at the news conference about the multiple questions about Mueller's probe and what might happen if he were forced out of his position.
A U.S. Department of Homeland Security spokesman told News 4 NY that the three individuals weren't accredited members of North Korea's UN Mission and had no diplomatic immunity. It also said the purported Friday incident "clearly shows that the U.S. is a felonious and lawless gangster state". Lapan added the package in question also had no diplomatic protection from inspection.
While the nationalists remain well ahead in the polls, it is unlikely the party will be able to match its landslide success at the 2015 general election, when it won 56 of Scotland's 59 available Westminster seats. Yet although a second referendum on independence being out of the picture may simplify Brexit, the change in power dynamics will have broader implications.
Wearing an orange jumpsuit and leg shackles, victor pleaded not guilty in USA district court to charges that she illegally retained and transmitted national defense information. The Intercept said it will not be commenting further, citing the ongoing investigation. He added: "Reality, she's just a good kid". Though she was active on social media, victor doesn't appear to have discussed her work online.
But while Britain may be exercising its sovereign right to leave, Barnier said, "The United Kingdom will no longer enjoy the same rights and advantages as European Union members". However the Conservative Prime Minister, Theresa May , lost her absolute majority. Davis's agreement to Monday's agenda led some European Union officials to believe that May's government may at last coming around to Brussels' view of how negotiations should be run.
The Ministry of Defense said that it was suspending a hotline communications channel with the US -led coalition , meant to deconflict airspace and avoid unintentional conflict in the crowded war zone. Speaking in Washington , the top USA military officer said the two sides discussed the matter as recently as Monday morning but that further talks are needed.
House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., told reporters Tuesday he had confidence in Mueller, and dismissed reports that Trump might fire Mueller as "rumors". The effort to muddy the waters surrounding the investigation is coming amid growing White House concern that the probe could detract from the president's agenda for months or years to come.