Man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured

LONDON (AP) — A man plowed a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday in an attack that police say they are investigating as a terrorist incident. Ten people were injured in the attack and police said another man died at the scene, though he was receiving first […]

Polls open in UK election after attacks mar campaign

DANIKA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British voters went to the polls Thursday for an election envisioned to be dominated by the country’s pending departure from the European Union but that ended up focusing on international terrorism following attacks in London and Manchester.Voters are choosing 650 lawmakers for the House of […]

London mayor doesn’t care about Trump tweets

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The mayor of London says he couldn’t care less about the accusatory tweets being issued by the president of the United States. Sadiq Khan told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he “really couldn’t be bothered about […]

Terrible London Bridge attack on Saturday teaches important lesson: our police should have proper equipment

Conroe, June 5 – The world is in shock over the London Bridge terrorist attack which occurred on June 3, 2017, and for which ISIS has claimed responsibility. The Associated Press has described the attack as follows: “Police say three men drove a van over London Bridge just before 10 p.m. Saturday and struck pedestrians […]

12 people arrested over London attack

  LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 1:15 p.m. British police say they have arrested 12 people in east London over the attack in the London Bridge area. Police said in a statement that the arrests were made Sunday morning in Barking by counterterrorism officers. […]

UK steps up military patrols; probes attacker’s Libya ties

JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police and intelligence agencies worked Wednesday to piece together the allegiances of the Manchester suicide bomber and foil any new potential threats, as the country’s law-and-order chief said it’s “likely” he did not act alone. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Salman Abedi, who killed 22 people […]

Trump defends sharing terrorism ‘facts’ with Russians

VIVIAN SALAMA, Associated Press DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his right to share “facts pertaining to terrorism” and airline safety with Russia, saying in a pair of tweets he has “an absolute right” as president to do so. Trump’s tweets did not say whether he revealed classified […]

London attacker born in Britain, previously investigated 

JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The man who mowed down pedestrians on a London bridge and fatally stabbed a police officer on Parliament’s grounds was born in Britain and was known to intelligence services, the prime minister said Thursday. Theresa May, who didn’t disclose the man’s name, said that […]

Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry 

GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports. The issue gained attention recently after at least three travelers, including a […]