Mayson Wray

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Does ISIS have the capability of launching a daily attack?

<i>Armed policeprep up in Borough on June 3, 2017 in London, England. Police have responded to reports of a van hitting pedestrians on London Bridge in</i> …

Extremism

The Jihadis Next Door - read our original review

<i>It has emerged that 27-year-old Khuram Butt</i><i>, one of the three men who carried out the London Bridge terror attack, was featured in the 2016 Channel Four documentary The Jihadis Next Door. The killer was seen briefly in the film unfurling the Isil flag in a public park. Here is the original</i> …

Brexit & Beyond: London Attackers Identified, May Calls for Terror Crackdown, Police Search for Clues in London Raids

Brexit & Beyond: Europe in Flux is The Wall Street Journal’s round-up of news and analysis of how Brexit will affect global business, economies and finance. You can sign up here. MUST READS A woman lays a bouquet of flowers at a pedestrian crossing by Borough market in London on June 5, 2017. AFP …

Extremism

British Police Release Details About 2 Suspects In London Terror Attack

British police named two of the three men suspected responsible for the Saturday's terror attack in London. Just days before voters in the United Kingdom go to the polls, Prime Minister Theresa May is facing tough questions about whether her government has done enough to stop …

Exclusive: Armed police to form Wimbledon ring of steel after terrorist attacks in London and Manchester

Armed police and roadblocks will form a ring of steel around Wimbledon next month in the biggest security crackdown in the Championships’ 140-year history, <i>The Daily Telegraph</i> can reveal.<p>The terrorist atrocities to strike London, Manchester and other major cities in the past year have prompted the …

Here's what to know about the UK election in the wake of 3 deadly terror attacks

On June 8 — just days after a deadly terror attack rocked London Bridge —the United Kingdom will head to the polls to decide on a prime minister.<p>The …

Islamic state claims responsibility for Australia attack: Amaq

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State said on Monday one of its fighters was responsible for a shooting and hostage situation in Australia and that he had done so because of the country’s membership in a U.S.-led coalition against the militant group.<p>“The attack in Melbourne, Australia was carried out by …

North Africa

Inside the ‘Blue Thunder’ special forces deployed after London terror attack

Highly trained special forces troops in a unit dubbed “Blue Thunder” were flown into central London immediately after the terrorist attack.<p>Members of …

Autonomous emergency braking – what is AEB and can it prevent vehicle terror attacks?

When 24-year-old Anis Amri climbed into the cab of a lorry and set off towards a crowded Berlin market, he’d probably never heard of autonomous emergency braking, or AEB.<p>He certainly didn’t disengage the AEB system that was fitted to the Scania R450 truck he'd taken. Perhaps he didn’t know how to, …

Khuram Butt: the ‘convivial’ London Bridge terrorist

A week before he and two other men climbed aboard a rented white Renault van and set off to attack London Bridge, Khuram Butt was hanging out with …

London Bridge attack: terror threat in UK now at 'completely different' level

Metropolitan police warns that new strategy to stop jihadi terrorism is needed involving police, MI5, communities and tech companies<p>Britain will need to radically change its strategy to stop jihadi attacks because the threat is now at a “completely different” level of danger, according to the …

Sources: Acting US ambassador to China quit over Trump climate decision

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Acting US ambassador to China David Rank resigned from his post in Beijing over President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, several sources familiar with the decision told CNN.<p>A career foreign service officer since 1990, Rank assumed the …

CNN

Trump Goes After London Mayor Following Terror Attack

MTP Daily<p>Congresswoman: He 'tried to pin me to the door' and kiss me<p>05:56<p>Fmr. Trump aide: Trump should make clear he endorses Roy Moore<p>08:10<p>What's …

Brooklyn college student played hero in London terror attack

A college student from Brooklyn was in a London pub during Saturday’s terror attack — and ended up wrapping his belt around a badly wounded man’s …

7 powerful photos of vigil for London attack victims show strength, resilience of city

Londoners have been quick to show resilience in the face of Saturday's terrorist attack, defying media reports that the city was "reeling" in the …

London Attacker Khuram Butt Proselytized, Neighbors Say

Slain knife-wielder was in TV documentary on jihadism last year, sought to influence children<p>LONDON—Police identified one of the terrorists who struck London over the weekend as Khuram Butt, a 27-year-old Pakistani-born British citizen who neighbors said appeared in a television documentary about …

Extremism

London Bridge terror attack: how the world reacted

As London deals with the aftermath of the London Bridge terror attack, messages of support have been pouring in from around the world.

Third London Attacker Named as 22-Year-Old From East London

LONDON — Neighbors of one of the perpetrators of the London Bridge terror attack have described reporting him to authorities on at least two occasions after, they say, he attempted to convert their children to radical Islam in a local park.<p>Seven people were killed and 48 wounded in the attack on …

Extremism

Trump Defends Travel Ban In Wake Of London Terror Attack

President Trump criticized London's mayor and defended his travel ban in the wake of a stabbing attack in the British capital over the weekend.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>For the White House, this is supposed to be infrastructure week. That's when the administration focuses on a priority - …

Donald Trump

London Attack Suspect Known as Abs Appeared in Film About Extremists

LONDON — Everyone called him “Abs.” He gave out Halloween candy to children and taught them how to play Ping-Pong. He invited his neighbors to barbecue.<p>But Khurum Shazad Butt was not the typical resident of the East London neighborhood of Barking. He dressed in the religious gown of a conservative …

Inside Spain's quiet fight on the frontline of Europe's war on terror

While geographically distant from the battlegrounds of Iraq and Syria, Spain has still become a focal point for terrorism-related activity because of its history and position between North Africa and Western Europe.<p>In the years since the devastating 2004 train attacks in Madrid — the deadliest …

Terrorism

EU to outline plan to use funds for defence for first time

Money will pool research into new military technology such as drones and air-to-air refuelling planes<p>The European Union is mulling a €1bn (£870m) defence fund, as Britain’s impending departure raises hopes of deeper military cooperation in the bloc. The EU’s executive arm will outline plans on …

Europe

Mosul: As the battle against ISIS rages on, so does terror, suffering for civilians

<b>Mosul, Iraq (CNN) —</b> A Humvee screams into the field clinic a few kilometers from western Mosul's current front line. A teenage girl is carried out, listless. An elderly man is in complete shock, unable to utter a word, and is helped towards a bed. A woman struggling to breathe is quickly given …

CNN

Truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide attacker struck the fortified heart of the Afghan capital with a massive truck bomb Wednesday, killing 90 people, wounding 400 and raising new fears about the government's ability to protect its citizens nearly 16 years into a war with insurgents.<p>The bomber drove …

Afghanistan

Need An Emotional Escape? Read These Long Books

People often say the word "escapist" like it's a bad thing. "Escapist" fiction is almost always code for "cheesy romance," or "pulpy detective …

Books

86 Books Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency

After an eventful and historic run, Barack Obama’s final term as president comes to a close on January 20. One of the legacies he will leave behind …

Books

Your Essential Sci-Fi Reading List for January 2017

Start the new year with the best science fiction in print.<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>From empires in the …