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Author: 0 London police arrest man on terrorism charge near UK parliament

Another witness told Sky News the suspect seemed "relaxed" and said he looked like a "typical guy". "The guys made sure he could not move". Armed police and forensic teams have been seen in the area. It is barely 30 yards from Westminster Bridge, where last month a terrorist attack killed civilians, and the parliamentary gate near which PC Keith Palmer was fatally stabbed.

Global Media Very large hail possible Friday night
Author: 0 Very large hail possible Friday night

All modes of severe weather are possible, with an emphasis on damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. After the system exits Sunday morning, blustery conditions will remain with highs Sunday afternoon in the 50s along with northwest winds around 15 to 25 miles per hour.

Author: 0 White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea

Such briefings for the entire senate are not unprecedented but it is very rare for them to take place in the White House, which does not have large secure facilities for such classified sessions as Congress. China shares a healthy relation with North Korea. The Trump administration says North Korea is a "very grave threat", but has told us lawmakers it is ready to negotiate a political solution to the standoff with the rogue, nuclear-armed regime.

Global Media European Union officials stand firm ahead of Brexit meeting
Author: 0 European Union officials stand firm ahead of Brexit meeting

Ahead of Saturday's emergency European Union summit, where European Union leaders will agree a mandate for talks, the German leader said she was heartened by the show of unity among the EU27 leaders in the months since the UK Brexit vote. Grech said Thursday's meeting was "quite unique" as the European Union 27 were formally meeting for the first time after Prime Minister Theresa May triggered the two-year divorce process on March 29.

Author: 0 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea Possible

Around four in 10 Americans see North Korea as an "immediate threat" to USA security, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. Since April 19, the US and South Korea have been conducting an 11-day long joint military drill, involving 1,500 infantry members from both countries and a nuclear-powered USA aircraft carrier.

Global Media Israel targets 'drone' and Syrian army base in two strikes
Author: 0 Israel targets 'drone' and Syrian army base in two strikes

The strike "corresponds completely with Israel's policy to act to prevent Iran's smuggling of advanced weapons via Syria to Hizbullah", Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz told Israeli radio. Israel seems determined to take action against Hezbollah since Iran, allegedly, had the intention of building a military base near Golan Heights and has been building facilities to manufacture weapons inside Lebanon.

Global Media Israeli missiles down target
Author: 0 Israeli missiles down target

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Netanyahu said: "Iran is trying to establish itself permanently in Syria, with a military presence on the ground and at sea, and also a gradual attempt to open a front against us on the Golan Heights".

Author: 0 Taliban kill 8 policemen in northern province

He is due to meet both Afghan officials and USA troops. Nicholson said he came to that assessment after considering the sophisticated planning behind the attack. The official said it appears likely the attack was either carried out by or planned by a Pakistan-based Taliban faction known as the Haqqani network, which is a USA government-designated terrorist organization.

Author: 0 Woman shot by police in London counterterror operation

The woman, said to be in her 20s, was among those wanted by police, but was shot after officers stormed the building. The injured woman was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service but has not been arrested due to her condition, which has not been disclosed.

Global Media Trump's 100-days promises: Fewer than half carried out
Author: 0 Trump's 100-days promises: Fewer than half carried out

But the president's balance sheet overall tilts toward the negative. "We have many, many more important criminals to go after", he said. His clearest achievement is the successful nomination of Neil M. That suggests there's room for Trump to gain ground, but very little in this poll indicates that he's attracted new supporters since taking office on January 20.

Author: 0 US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

While Trump has urged China to help rein in the North Korean regime, he's vowed that the USA would stop the country's weapons program with or without Beijing's help. USA defence leaders and other top officials were due to give a classified briefing on North Korea to all senators in an unusual meeting at the White House.

Author: 0 Mortar fire from Syrian govt area hits Turkish military outpost

A tweet by the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) has also confirmed clashes. YPG spokesman Redur Xelil said Turkey had targeted several areas around Darbasiyah "with heavy artillery and mortar fire". "We notified the United States and Russian Federation within two hours before the operation, in accordance with our agreements", Cavusoglu said. And the Syrian Foreign Ministry denounced Turkey's "blatant aggression", branding it a violation of worldwide law and the United Nations ...

Global Media United States steps up pressure on North Korea
Author: 0 United States steps up pressure on North Korea

The top US Commander in the Pacific, Admiral Harry Harris, said that the Thaad system would be operational "in coming days" bolstering the ability to defend the US ally and the 28,500 US troops stationed there. It comes around the same time the US and South Korea conducted military exercises on the Korean Peninsula. It made no specific mention of military options, though it said the US would defend itself and friends.

Author: 0 Thaad missile defence operational in S Korea 'within days'

China has opposed the deployment, saying the system's radar could provide a new way to spy on its military and that THAAD missiles could undercut China's nuclear deterrent. "[It's] a powerful reminder to the entire worldwide community that North Korea's missiles point in every direction", Harris said. A photograph taken of the site showed a THAAD interceptor on the back of a mobile launcher erected and pointed skywards on green lawn as a military transport helicopter hovered nearby.

Global Media Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea
Author: 0 Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

The THAAD missile defense system will be operational "in the coming days", US Pacific Command Admiral Harry Harris told Congress. But the unpredictable communist nation rattled its saber all the same, with drills that served as a reminder of the threat it poses below the border to USA -allied South Korea.

Global Media Japan minister resigns over remark about 2011 tsunami
Author: 0 Japan minister resigns over remark about 2011 tsunami

Russian President Vladimir Putin and visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed here on Thursday to cooperate in various areas, although territorial spats persist between the two countries. Masahiro Imamura plans to submit his resignation to Abe on Wednesday morning, national broadcaster NHK said late Tuesday, adding that Abe had already made a decision to appoint Masayoshi Yoshino, a veteran politician of Abe's ruling party, as his successor.

Global Media 14 million American jobs are on the line — Messing with NAFTA
Author: 0 14 million American jobs are on the line — Messing with NAFTA

Meanwhile, a group of House members showed that they would keep up the pressure on Trump to use the NAFTA process to deal with dairy problems by sending the president a letter expressing appreciation for his statements criticizing Canadian dairy prices that have resulted in reduced us exports.