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London van attack treated as an act of terror

When several angry witnesses attempted to beat up the 47-year-old attacker who plowed his auto into a group of worshipers outside the Finsbury Park Mosque , an imam stepped in to prevent the man from being harmed, shouting, "No one touch him - no one!" Worshippers leaving a London mosque just after midnight on Monday were helping an unwell elderly man when a van deliberately targeted them, eyewitnesses said , driven by an attacker who shouted: " I want to kill all Muslims ".


Van strikes London worshipers; police say there are casualties

Van strikes London worshipers; police say there are casualties

Shabaka said he finds attacks near places of worship particularly troubling, as people who attend mosques are the front lines when it comes to fighting terrorism, he said. Two months later, on May 22, 22 people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a pop concert in the northern city of Manchester. In a sinister twist, representatives of different faiths had come together on Saturday at the Muslim Welfare House , next to where the attack took place, to commemorate the ...


Trump's lawyer: Ignore his tweets, the President is not under investigation

Trump's lawyer: Ignore his tweets, the President is not under investigation

That follows the line of thinking by Trump's personal attorney, Jay Sekulow , who said on a number of Sunday news shows that Trump wasn't under investigation. "The FBI's going to do their job". Perhaps they harbored some resentment against President Trump himself, and took pleasure in his discomfiture. "They're essentially engaging in a scorched-earth litigation strategy that is beginning with trying to discredit the prosecutor".


London attack on Muslim worshippers: What we know

London attack on Muslim worshippers: What we know

Egypt's Al-Azhar institution, a leading authority of Sunni Islam , condemned Monday's "sinful" terror attack near a London mosque and urged Western countries to take steps against Islamophobia. However, there are some terrorists who do not fit the mold, and they tend to be motivated by prejudice and fear more than any other factors. It deals another blow to a city wrestling with another attack earlier this month and at a time when London is still coming to terms with the horrors and scale ...


Philando Castile verdict unjust; what would Tupac say?

Philando Castile verdict unjust; what would Tupac say?

Shortly after the verdict, the City of St. Anthony said Yanez would not return to active duty and that it was negotiating a "voluntary separation agreement" with him. This will be a sad July 4th for Philando Castile's family and his girlfriend Diamond Reynolds . "I am so disappointed in the state of Minnesota", Philando Castile's mother, Valerie Castile , told reporters on Friday after the verdict was announced, the Star-Tribune reports .



London terror attack suspect named

The 47-year-old man was arrested for attempted murder after the incident in Finsbury Park early Monday. London police , already stretched by a series of recent tragedies including a high-rise fire in which 79 people are presumed dead and a terror attack near London Bridge that killed seven people, said they are putting more officers on the street to reassure the public.