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London mayor says election should not be postponed after attack

At 1225am British time on Sunday the incidents at London Bridge and Borough Market were declared as terrorist incidents. British Transport Police said there were reports of "multiple" casualties but that the seriousness of the injuries was not yet known.



Trump is going back on a big Israel campaign promise

Trump avoided a step that threatened to inflame tensions across the Middle East and undermine a push for peace before it even started. "Will those who criticized President Obama for not moving the Embassy make their voices just as loud and just as strong when it comes to President Trump's failure to move the Embassy?" "[Trump] has repeatedly stated his intention to move the embassy", the White House said in a statement on Thursday.



Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

But he said the country's President Rodrigo Duterte "has a very clear view about resolving these issues in the Philippines by the defence and security agencies by the Philippines". The U.S. has about 28,500 troops permanently based in South Korea, a defense treaty ally. It was the first time the system had been tested against a missile of intercontinental range.



Europe & China reaffirm commitment to combat climate change

Jason Grumet is the president of the Bipartisan Policy Center. "I don't think we're going to change our ongoing efforts to reduce those emissions in the future", Tillerson said Friday, playing down the president's decision. "We will support them and fight on their side". "We hope that the administration will reconsider this action because the leadership of the United States is crucial in this very important area".



Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for Comey testimony

A second White House official confirmed that the issue is under review. Democrats are expected to use his testimony to focus on the private meetings the former FBI director had with the President Trump , during which media reports claimed he was asked to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.