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New York bolsters security in crowded areas after London terror attack despite 'no threat'

Although the NYPD said there are “no specific threats” of terrorism in New York, officers will still be deployed in crowded areas. In a tweet, the NYPD said: “There are no specific, credible threats to NYC. Go about your Sat. night, NYPD cops are protecting you. Our prayers are with all in London.” Governor Andrew Cumo said in a statement: ...

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Paul Nuttall says he 'wouldn't take ANYTHING off the table’ to keep UK safe from terror

During a grilling on BBC1’s Election Questions, the Ukip leader repeated calls for headscarves to be banned in public spaces, internment to be considered for terror suspects and waterboarding to be reinstated where it could prevent an incident. On his proposals for waterboarding to be permitted in certain cases, the MEP said: “I mentioned waterboarding in the case if there ...

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Spaniard MISSING after confronting London terrorists as sister appeals for information

HSBC bank worker Ignacio Echeverria’s family say they have been unable to contact him since Saturday night. The 39-year-old, from Las Rozas near Madrid, is understood to have been on his way home after skating in a park with friends when he tried to save the unidentified woman’s life.  Pals he was with at the time have said they last ...

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London terror: Donald Trump condemns 'evil slaughter' & promises ‘this bloodshed will end’

The US President referred to the attacks as “evil slaughter” and said: “This bloodshed must end, this bloodshed will end.” Mr Trump made the remarks after a gala event in Washington DC. He said: “We renew our resolve, stronger than ever before, to protect the United States and its allies from a vile enemy that has waged war on innocent ...

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London terror attack: What we know about the assailants so far

On Saturday evening, three men ploughed a van into pedestrians walking across London Bridge before storming Borough Market nearby to indiscriminately stab and kill innocent civilians in cold blood. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, confirming via a statement from its Amaq agency that a “detachment” of jihadis carried out the assault. According to reports, one of the ...

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'Extraordinary' month for Scottish renewable energy

Scotland had “another extraordinary month” for renewable energy in May, according to environmental groups. Wind turbines alone provided enough electricity to supply 95% of Scottish homes. WWF Scotland analysed renewables data provided by WeatherEnergy. It also found that in several parts of Scotland, homes fitted with solar PV panels had enough sunshine to generate more than 100% of the electricity ...

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General election 2017: Greens and UKIP grilled on terror policy

Security and terrorism policy featured strongly as the Green Party and UKIP leaders faced a Question Time audience. UKIP leader Paul Nuttall called for 20,000 more police officers on UK streets, and for a review of funding of mosques in Britain. Green co-leader Jonathan Bartley said the Prevent counter-radicalisation strategy should be scrapped. The Bristol Q&A was the latest in ...

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Schoolboy feared he would die in terror attack and 'said goodbye to family and friends'

A schoolboy has told how he was so convinced he would die when the London Bridge terrorists burst into a restaurant that he said goodbye to family and friends. Miles Clarke, 14, was enjoying a meal with family and friends on Saturday night when the jihadi trio struck. The terrorists went from table to table stabbing diners at the Black ...

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A 'Wonder Woman' sequel is coming and the director already has an idea for it

Wonder Woman will be back on the big screen. Warner Bros. The INSIDER Summary: “Wonder Woman” broke records at the box office opening weekend. Director Patty Jenkins is “contractually committed” to a second film, according to THR. Jenkins has already hinted at ideas for a sequel. She said a sequel will take place in the future with more of Wonder ...

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'Do you even understand what you're asking?': Putin and Megyn Kelly have a heated exchange over Trump-Russia ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin. AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky Russian President Vladimir Putin got into a heated exchange with NBC News anchor Megyn Kelly on Sunday after Kelly asked him to address the growing controversy involving President Donald Trump and his associates’ ties to Russia. During the interview, which aired on “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly,” Kelly asked Putin about the reported conversations ...

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