LONDON The three Islamists who killed eight people after driving a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then attacking nearby revelers had initially tried to hire a 7.5 tonne (8.3 ton) truck, the head of the UK capital’s counter-terrorism unit said on Friday.
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a slew of criticism after a failed election campaign left her short of a parliamentary majority and fighting for survival as the clock ticks down to the start of Brexit talks.
The temporary halt called on Friday followed five separate in-flight incidents at the 56th Fighter Wing since May 2, according to USAF spokesman Captain Mark Graff. In each case, the backup oxygen system worked as intended and the pilots were able to land safely, Graff said.
SEOUL/WASHINGTON South Korea does not aim to change its agreement on the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system to protect against North Korea, in spite of a decision to delay its full installation, Seoul’s top national security adviser said on Friday.
Charl Schwartzel is one of three players tied at the top of a bunched leaderboard at the halfway stage of the FedEx St. Jude Classic, where Rickie Fowler missed the cut.
“The basic building blocks of the technology clearly are available,” Mike Sinnett, Boeing’s vice president of product development, said at a briefing ahead of the Paris Airshow which takes place later this month.
Trump teased reporters Friday that they would be “very disappointed” when it is finally confirmed, “in a very short period of time,” whether or not there are actual recordings of Trump and Comey’s intimate conversations.
An investigation started by the Michigan Democratic Party in 2014, when the bingo games ended, then later turned over to the Federal Election Commission (FEC), uncovered a variety of fundraising infractions related to the party’s infamous bingo games that date back to 1981, the Detroit Free Press reported.
Imam Johari Abdul-Malik, who was director of outreach at the Dar Al-Hijrah mosque in Falls Church, posted his resignation Friday on his website. He cited “the lack of decisive leadership” from the mosque’s board and “many reprehensible statements” by the mosque’s senior imam Shaker Elsayed, according to the Associated Press.