On Monday evening, 29-year-old Yacqub Khayre killed an apartment building receptionist and took a sex worker hostage, in an IS-claimed terror siege created to draw counter-terror police into danger. Mr Ashton said there was nothing to indicate the man was planning an attack and said police were now trying to establish his motivation. Amaq said the attack was launched because of Australia's membership in a US-led coalition fighting against the armed group in Syria and Iraq.
The result leaves her fortunes as party leader and prime minister hanging by a thread. British newspapers summed it up in a word: Mayhem. SNP leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said it had been a disappointing night for her party, which lost seats to the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats .
The strong favourite is Leo Varadkar - the son of an Indian immigrant who is Ireland's first openly gay government minister. Varadkar would be the Ireland's first openly gay prime minister, the first of Indian descent, and the country's youngest prime minister ever.
Nearly 50 were injured. At Leon's coffee shop, some staff on duty the night of attack Saturday were still on leave and getting counselling. It was reported that his girlfriend, Marie Bondeville , was also injured. "People in Westminster need this kind of protective measure - it is sensible and proportionate", she said. But he successfully got them back after a court determined there wasn't enough evidence to arrest him.
Under oath Thursday, Comey repeatedly called Trump a liar - Trump responded Friday by saying Comey was a liar. Trump fired Comey on May 9, claiming the Justice Department had been critical of his job performance. Richman to leak the memos in hopes of appointing a special prosecutor for the Russian Federation investigation. The president has previously said the Federal Bureau of Investigation director asked for the meeting to beg to keep his job.
While describing the language as out of character for a U.S. Senator, CNN noted Gillibrand also used similarly strong language in a March interview with NY magazine and in her 2014 book, "Off the Sidelines". Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez used similarly spicy language during the party's recent "unity tour" - some of which he was heavily criticized for.
May will also be hobbled in her efforts to deliver a tough exit from the European Union as "remainers", who have a majority across all parties within parliament, hold her feet to the fire during negotiations. Given the election arithmetic, Labour would struggle to get the numbers to form a government. "With a weak negotiating partner, there's a danger that the negotiations will turn out badly for both sides".
Abedi's body is now being kept in a morgue outside the city, the Manchester Evening News (MEN) reports, and has not been kept in proximity with the remains of his 22 victims. They are also keen to find out why he kept going back to the Wilmslow Road area of Manchester and to find the blue suitcase he used during those trips, Jackson said.
In this case, the Tories have turned to Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ), who have 10 MPs. Even if the Conservatives win the remaining seat, a London district, it is impossible for them to achieve the 326 seats needed for an outright majority.
After dining at the White House earlier in the week, Sen. She called Comey an "honorable individual". 'I had to call my wife and break a date with her, ' Comey said . "I was so stunned by the conversation that I just took it in". Comey said he was aware the president tweeted Comey "had better hope" there were no tapes of his conversations with Comey.
Trump was publicly silent while Comey testified on Thursday, but tweeted Friday an accusation that Comey - whom Trump fired in May - lied under oath. "I can definitively say the president's not a liar", she said. Comey told the Senate that he did tell Trump he was not the subject of the counter-intelligence investigation.
In this June 6, 2017 image made from video, Billie Winner-Davis, left, the mother of Reality Leigh Winner , and her stepfather Gary Davis, speak to media about their daughter in east Augusta, Ga . In legal documents, an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent stated that victor had admitted to printing the classified information and mailing it to an online news outlet.
But he said he believed Trump was ordering him to cease an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian officials. Bruce Green, a professor at Fordham University School of Law, said it would be hard to show Mr Trump meant to impede the Flynn investigation. "Comey may not have added specific pieces of information, but the way he presented himself and consistency of his account, and the coherency of the account, all of these things are ...
Rahul set of from Udaipur for Mandsaur around 9.30am along with Congress leaders Digvijay Singh , Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot , and JDU leader Sharad Yadav. In the long term, irrigation projects must help farmers to overcome the vagaries of a weak monsoon. The protests, which have been going on for a week in Madhya Pradesh but for several weeks in Maharashtra, could end up being Mr Modi's greatest challenge, especially since two of the affected states are ruled by his party.
In a message released at the United Nations headquarters, the United Nations chief understated "now is the time to end the conflict by establishing an independent Palestinian state, living side by side in peace and security with Israel".
Trump spoke on Thursday at the Faith and Freedom Coalition's annual conference at the same time as sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director was questioned at the Senate Intelligence Committee. So did cable news networks, bracketing Comey's session before the Senate intelligence committee with hours of its own talk. I woke up in the middle of the night on Monday night because it didn't dawn on me originally, that there might be corroboration for our conversation.
Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, fell 0.8% to $47.69 a barrel on London's ICE Futures exchange. USA crude futures CLc1 were up 24 cents, or 0.5 percent, at $45.98 (35.48 pounds) a barrel at 0026 GMT. "Increased drilling activity in USA tight oil basins, especially those located in Texas, is the main contributor to oil production growth, as the total number of active rigs drilling for oil in the United States has more than doubled over the past 12 months", EIA acting Administrator ...
Both the Westminster and Manchester attackers were British-born. One of the attackers, Khuram Shazad Butt, had appeared in a documentary " The Jihadis Next Door " and was known to investigators but police said he was not believed to be plotting an attack.
We want connectivity to pave way for enhancing cooperation and confidence among the societies and young people. Expressing gratitude to the member countries for supporting Pakistan's permanent membership to the organization, he said it is a historic day for Pakistan to become the full member of the organization.
Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the early results showed May had lost her mandate and called for her to resign. "Price to be paid for lack of true leadership", tweeted former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt, one of the EU's elder statesmen.
The Kuala Lumpur-bound flight was diverted back to Melbourne over a bomb scare, after one of the passengers attacked a female flight attendant, police said on Thursday. Eventually, heavily-armed security staff wearing camouflage uniforms and helmets entered the plane and arrested the man. Ambrose said about a half-dozen passengers stopped the man as he ran back toward the rear of the plane and restrained him with seat belts.
Chief Constable Paul Crowther said: "Having visited the PC in hospital a number of times and hearing first-hand the incredible account of his actions on Saturday night, I am proud that he is part of the BTP family". It has been revealed that Butt appeared in the Channel 4 documentary, The Jihadis Next Door past year. She said that they were the ones who told her on Tuesday that one of the attackers in the London Bridge attacks was her son.
Papademos", Turkey's Foreign Ministry said in a written statement. Police said Papademos's injuries were not life-threatening, and an Athens hospital source told Reuters he was being treated for superficial wounds to his abdomen and a slightly deeper injury to his right leg.
Modem is in alliance with the Republic on the Move (LREM) party of President Emmanuel Macron , whose first weeks in power have been tarnished by allegations of sleaze targeting his campaign director - now a minister. France has always led fights for human rights. "Nothing is more normal or legal than this sort of shared work". Sinn Fein's refusal to take up their seven seats left her needing a working majority needed of 322 - with the DUP's 10 MPs just taking the PM over the line, and ...
Former FBI director James Comey accused United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday of trying to get him to water down the bureau's investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election. Sen. Angus King , I-Maine, blasted the refusal of intelligence chiefs to answer certain questions during a Senate Intelligence Committee meeting, calling it "ridiculous".
The national unemployment rate edged up to 6.6 per cent, a rise of 0.1 of a percentage point, as more people entered the job market in search of work. In services, there was a gain of 25,900 jobs in the professional, scientific and technical services category. A consensus of economists had expected job gains of 11,000 last month and for the unemployment rate to move up to 6.6 per cent, according to Thomson Reuters.
The editorial added, " The story is a bit tangled , but here's the gist: The Central Bureau of Investigation says it conducted the raids because of a complaint that NDTV's founders had caused "an alleged loss" to ICICI, a private bank, related to repayment of a loan".
Abdul Ahad Walizada, spokesman for Herat police, said at least seven people were killed and 15 wounded as they made their way to the mosque for prayers during holy month of Ramadan. No one has claimed the attack. The initiative has been taken by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani as his administration is facing a daunting challenge to stabilise the country in the face of growing threats posed by the Afghan Taliban as well as Da'ish.
This is what we know about the attackers so far. One neighbour, Ken Chigbo, said Butt has asked him about hiring a van hours before the attack took place. "He was not a police or M15 subject of interest", the statement said. Youssef Zaghba is said to have told Italian police "I'm going to be a terrorist" when he was stopped trying to travel to Syria previous year.
It posted a video of chief executive Alex Cruz on Twitter who apologised and admitted it had been a " horrible time for our customers". More information and a template letter can be found on the website of consumer watchdog Which? An afternoon recap of the day's most important business news, delivered weekdays.