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London Bridge attack: What we know about the attackers

Police said a formal identification of the body had not yet taken place, however Thomas' next of kin had been informed of the development. Nobody has been detained at that location. Butt featured in a Channel 4 documentary previous year about Islamist extremists with links to the jailed preacher Anjem Choudary. During his time in Britain, Butt once worked for Transport of London as a customer service clerk but failed his probation after a few months on the job. Read More »

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of Kushner's outreach to Russian Federation

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Other news outlets also reported on Kushner's alleged attempt to establish a back-channel line to the Kremlin. "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organisations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing and, again, it comes back to whatever the communication is, comes back into the government and shared across the government", he said . Read More »

Gulf diplomatic crisis, Trump vs. Comey [International Edition]

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement Friday that he expects the nations now involved in a blockade against Qatar to deescalate the situation. " President Trump is right to support the Arab-led effort to change Qatar's behavior once and for all". A picture on Facebook showed a supermarket displaying food from Turkey including milk, eggs and chicken. Read More »

Amazon Sees Apple's Siri Talking With Alexa Virtual Assistant, Report Says

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Google recently launched Google Assistant for iPhone, which we put head-to-head with Siri . Apple has made it clear the HomePod is being positioned as a piece of audio gear first and foremost, with everything from seven horn-loaded tweeters, a six-microphone array for listening, and some room calculation tech created to tweak the acoustics depending on room size all jammed into a relatively small package. Read More »

Theresa May's co-chiefs of staff quit after election

Mr Timothy said: "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign, which was the oversight of our policy programme". He said he regretted not including a pledge to cap social care costs in the party's widely criticised manifesto. Read More »

Veterans Affairs to revamp how it stores veterans' health information

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Employees would not be paid while they appeal, as they are now. "You have got to believe those companies are looking hard at their options", said a former VA tech staffer who spoke with FCW . "So, this one is going to be different". The largest union of federal workers, the American Federation of Government Employees, is against the legislation. Read More »

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

Counter-terrorism have at times been overwhelmed by the numbers of individuals on the radar, and British officials are now looking at ways to improve their management of risks. Bound with black tape, the 12-inch weapons which helped kill and maim revellers last Saturday were ceramic, possibly so the murderers could avoid metal detectors, police believe. Read More »

Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue

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The military said conditions in the mid-Atlantic remain hard, with 10-15 meter (32-49 feet) seas and 50-70 knot (58-81 mph) winds. The Canadian coastguard in Halifax immediately reacted to the situation sending ships and air support to all the boats in distress. Read More »

Apple Spotlights Siri in Swipe at Rival Amazon's Alexa

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Apple Music is going head to head with Amazon's Echo and Google's Home in the home speaker market with its new voice-controlled HomePod system. He claimed this year's WWDC is the largest of the kind for the technology company. With the HomePod , it'll be "Hey Siri". The HomePod will use its internal microphones to pick up voice commands and uses the same processor chip as the iPhone to pump out "spatially aware" sound, Apple said. Read More »

Donald Trump Uses Democratic Playbook In Pushing For Health Care Reform

Later in the day, Comey's opening statement for his Thursday appearance before the committee was released, dominating news coverage. Under Trump's proposal, the federal government would commit just $200 billion . Trump is also talking up his controversial decision to pull the US out of what he dismissively referred to as the "so-called" Paris climate accord. Read More »

Moment terrorists storm Iran parliament caught on CCTV (EXTREMELY GRAPHIC)

Khamenei added that Iran, which is helping Syrian President Bashar Assad fight rebels that include Islamic State fighters, had prevented worse attacks through its foreign policy. "Iranian people reject such U.S. claims of friendship", Zarif said on Twitter . IRGC statements have repeatedly promised to retaliate against the USA and the Saudis for this attack, suggesting that the regime will focus on escalating the regional war rather than pulling back from any of the activities in ... Read More »

Police raid sees 20th arrest made in London Bridge attack probe

Metropolitan Police distributed this photo of Youssef Zaghba , who they have named as the third London Bridge attacker . Eight people are confirmed to have died and forty-eight were hospitalised in the attack. He wasn't charged and was about to be released from bail because of insufficient evidence, the police said . Butt drove the van into pedestrians on the iconic bridge. Read More »

Conservatives' chief whip in North for DUP talks

May said she could rely in parliament on the support of her "friends" in Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party after her governing Conservatives failed to emerge as clear winners. Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce chief executive Sara Williams said: "The immediate priority is the formation of a workable administration that can sure-up business confidence around economic management". Read More »

What WWDC 2017 Has in Store

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The new 10.5-inch model reduces the borders by almost 40 percent to fit into an incredibly compact package that still weighs just one pound. Capable of offering HDR video playback, the new screen is also enhanced by new ProMotion technology which, among other improvements, also reduces latency for Apple Pencil users to a mere 20 milliseconds. Read More »

Amazon Prime Video Is Officially Coming to Apple TV

Apple has announced at their Worldwide Developer Conference that Amazon Prime Video is coming to the Apple TV. The introductory news about Amazon was the only Apple TV-specific announcement made today, which was a disappointment as it was widely expected that Apple would introduce the next major version of tvOS alongside revisions to its other software platforms. Read More »

Apple's iOS 11 To Feature 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Mode

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Apple has brought in NFC tags reading capabilities to the iPhone through their latest iOS 11 . Often, users find it hard in typing while performing different tasks, like holding coffee. It may also be a safety risk to block all communications for someone while they are driving, particularly in the case of a medical emergency or another problem that requires immediate assistance from specialized emergency service personnel, without being able to stop at that time to notify them. Read More »

Britain's May to form new government with Northern Irish party

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Prime Minister Theresa May says she's forming an alliance with the Democratic Unionist Party to stay in power. After a night of high drama across the country, May insisted her party was still in pole position to lead, despite falling short by eight seats and having to turn to Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party for backing. Read More »

Trump administration defends Jared Kushner

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Kelly said the leaks were "outrageous". "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organizations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing and, again, it comes back to whatever the communication is, comes back into the government and shared across the government", he said. Read More »

Apple pushing macOS devs to release 64-bit apps

Apple is also adding support for right-to-left languages, while there are also new features to give developers more options when designing buttons and the ability to blur the entire screen. Meanwhile, the iOS 11 update will improve digital assistant Siri's voice and language capabilities with the help of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Read More »

Fires Back ... Comey Lied and Leaked!

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In his testimony , Comey accused the president of telling " lies, plain and simple " when he claimed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was in disarray and poorly led, and that the workforce had lost confidence in its leader. Comey also said that he took detailed notes on nine of his one-on-one interactions with Trump because he feared the president would later lie about the nature of their conversations. Read More »