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Police kill hostage-taker in Australia

Police kill hostage-taker in Australia

The gunman shot three officers following a standoff of over an hour. Reports said the incident is taking place in the neighborhood of Brighton, which police have largely cordoned off. Police thwarted that plot before it could be executed. But four have gone ahead, including the murder of a Sydney police employee in 2015 by a 15-year-old boy.


Gold Star Marine Boy Describes Meeting Trump At Arlington Cemetery

Gold Star Marine Boy Describes Meeting Trump At Arlington Cemetery

The playing of "Taps" echoed as Trump placed his hand over his heart and military officers saluted. The president then climbed the steps above the tomb to the cemetery's marble amphitheater, where he delivered his address. Bob Dole , 93, a World War II veteran, who attended the ceremony with his wife Elizabeth. In his remarks, Mr. Trump acknowledged Homeland Security Secretary Gen.



Alabama inmate fights to halt execution, 'won't give up'

He has maintained his innocence for 34 years on death row and has scheduled execution dates put off seven times since then - including once, in 2008, when another man confessed to the crime . Last November , the U.S. Supreme Court delayed his execution minutes before he was strapped to the gurney. Thomas Arthur is seen in a police photo released May 23, 2017 by the Alabama Department of Corrections in Montgomery, Alabama, US.



Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again

In the wake of the ensuing feud between London Mayor Sadiq Khan with United States President Donald Trump , the United States Conference of Mayors has issued a statement offering its support to the former. Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, told NBC Monday that Trump's tweet Sunday was not a political attack. I commend the strong leadership of the @MayorofLondon as he leads the city forward after this heinous attack.


British Prime Minister Says Police Have Identified 3 Attackers

British Prime Minister Says Police Have Identified 3 Attackers

They were identified as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane, both residents of London . Praising the "vibrant" area, he said: "Team London Bridge would like to thank the Metropolitan Police , British Transport Police and London Ambulance Service for their huge bravery, efficiency and ongoing communication over the past 48 hours".



No plans to change our posture in Qatar — US military

The current and former US officials said they were unable to identify precisely what may have triggered the four countries' coordinated decision to cut ties, which was later followed by Yemen, Libya's eastern-based government and the Maldives.