• London Bridge Dec 21, 2019

    Man Who Used Narwhal Tusk to Subdue Extremist in London Bridge Attack Identified

    A mysterious figure who used a rare narwhal tusk to help subdue a knife-wielding extremist on London Bridge last month has been identified as a civil servant in Britain’s Justice Ministry....

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    Darryn Frost ended his silence Saturday, telling Britain’s Press Association that he and others reacted instinctively when Usman Khan started stabbing people at a prison rehabilitation program at a hall...

  • NBC News Dec 2, 2019

    Police Identify London Bridge Stabbing Victims

    Police have identified the two people who were fatally stabbed in a terror attack at the London Bridge on Friday afternoon, NBC News reports. In a statement by the Metropolitan Police Service on Sunday, officials identified the two victims as Jack Merritt, 25, of Cottenham, Cambridgeshire and Saskia Jones, 23, of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Merritt and Jones were both graduates of...

  • London Nov 30, 2019

    UK Police: Bridge Attacker Had Been Jailed for Terror Crimes

    A man imprisoned six years for terrorism offenses before his release last year stabbed several people in London on Friday, two fatally, before being tackled by members of the public and then fatally shot by officers on London Bridge. Neil Basu, London’s police counterterrorism head, said 28-year-old Usman Khan was attending a program that works to educate prisoners when he...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Nov 14, 2018

    ‘Late Night': A Statue of Jeff Goldblum Was Put Up in London

    Jeff Goldblum talks to Seth Meyers about what it was like to find out that a statue of him was put up near the London Bridge in England.

  • Driver Aug 14, 2018

    Car Hits People Near UK Parliament in Crash Being Treated as ‘Terrorist Incident'

    Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city’s government district Tuesday, after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what authorities were treating as an act of terrorism. With the driver in custody, counterterror detectives were working to uncover the motive behind what they suspect is the fourth vehicle attack in Britain — and...

  • Prime Minister Jun 3, 2018

    UK Remembers London Bridge Attack Victims on 1st Anniversary

    Britain’s resolve to “stand firm” against terrorism is stronger than ever, Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday, a year since a deadly vehicle-and-knife attack on London Bridge. Eight people were killed and almost 50 injured when three Islamic State group-inspired attackers ran down pedestrians on the bridge, then stabbed people at bars and restaurants in nearby Borough Market on a...

  • Donald Trump Nov 3, 2017

    How Trump's Tweets, Outspoken Comments Affect Legal System: Analysis

    Donald Trump’s voters may love his outspoken ways. But judges? Not so much. The president’s tweets already have played a role in court decisions blocking his bans on travel and transgender members of the military. The judge deciding Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s sentence also has said he might take Trump’s scathing criticism of Bergdahl into account. And now the president is...

  • HEAD Jul 11, 2017

    ISIS May Lose Major Cities, But It Set Up Plans to Endure

    The Islamic State group’s mix of a local insurgency and digitally-connected global jihadis gives the group staying power and the means to relaunch its future, from small cells of extremists escaping the war zone in Iraq and Syria to those who never went there in the first place. The impending loss of Mosul and Raqqa cuts out the urban heart...

  • Driver Jun 19, 2017

    Van Attack on London Muslims Suggests New Polarization

    The rash of deadly terror attacks that has rattled Britain in recent months took an ominous new turn on Monday as Muslim worshippers became targets during the holy month of Ramadan, mowed down by an attacker who plowed a van into a crowd leaving prayers at two mosques in north London....
    It was the same tactic Islamic extremists used in recent...

  • London Jun 19, 2017

    A Look at Attacks in Britain in Recent Weeks and Years

    A van plowed into Muslim worshippers leaving evening prayers at a London mosque early Monday, just one of a string of attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years. Here are some of the major ones: June 3, 2017: Three Islamic extremists ram a van into pedestrians on London Bridge, then stab people at bars and restaurants in Borough Market...

  • NBC Jun 19, 2017

    Man Arrested After ‘Horrific Terrorist Attack' Near London Mosque Leaves 1 Dead

    A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, killing one man and injuring 10 other people in what police are investigating as a terrorist incident. Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the car has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. He will be given a mental health evaluation. The...

  • NBC Jun 16, 2017

    Man With Knife Arrested Near British Parliament; No Injuries

    A man was arrested on suspicion of possessing a knife near British Parliament Friday, London police said, after a large police response in the heart of the nation’s capital. The incident took place before noon, local time, a London Metropolitan Police representative told NBC News. No one was injured. Other details weren’t immediately available. The arrest comes with the nation...

  • Donald Trump Jun 13, 2017

    Illinois Rep. Quigley Introduces ‘COVFEFE' Act Aimed at Trump's Twitter Use

    U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley introduced legislation called the ‘COVFEFE’ Act on Monday, aimed at expanding the scope of what is preserved as presidential record to encompass social media.

  • London Jun 11, 2017

    Police Release Photos of London Attackers' Fake Bomb Belts

    The London Bridge attackers wore fake suicide belts to create “maximum fear” as they carried out their rampage, police said Sunday. The Metropolitan Police released photographs of the blood-splattered belts, which were made from plastic water bottles wrapped in duct tape. Attackers Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba wore the belts when they mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge...

  • officer Jun 8, 2017

    London Bridge Attack Footage Is Released; Police Arrest 6

    Dramatic video footage released Thursday shows the moment when armed British police swooped into a busy market area near London Bridge and shot dead three attackers after they killed eight people and stabbed dozens. Meanwhile, 6 men were been arrested for terrorism offenses as voting began in Britain’s national election.

  • London Jun 7, 2017

    Police Release New Photos in Hunt for Manchester Bomb Clues

    Police investigating the Manchester bombing freed three more people without charge, including the bomber’s brother, and released more photos Tuesday as they worked to reconstruct the killer’s final movements....
    The May 22 attack at an Ariana Grande concert killed 22 people as well as bomber Salman Abedi, a Briton of Libyan descent. Police are trying to uncover clues about a suspected...

  • Donald Trump Jun 6, 2017

    Legal Experts to Trump on Travel Ban: Put Down the Twitter

    Memo from legal experts to President Donald Trump on resurrecting his stalled travel ban: Put down the Twitter. Trump’s 140-character musings Monday may have undercut his own efforts to persuade the Supreme Court to reinstate his revised travel ban, which Trump called a “watered-down, politically correct” version of what he’d originally sought. Just as Trump’s Justice Department is arguing the...

  • Chief Jun 5, 2017

    2 of 3 London Attackers Identified After Neighbors Reportedly Raised Concerns

    Neighbors of Khuram Shazad Butt, one of the alleged assailants in Saturday’s London terror attack, have told Reuters they reported him to authorities at least twice after he attempted to convert their children to radical Islam in a local park. Seven people were killed and 48 wounded in the attack on Saturday night, with three alleged attackers killed by police....

  • Donald Trump Jun 5, 2017

    Fact Check: London Attack Draws Visceral Trump Tweets, Not Facts

    President Donald Trump can’t be counted on to give accurate information to Americans when violent acts are unfolding abroad. The latest deadly London attacks, like one in the Philippines last week, prompted visceral reactions from Trump instead of statements shaped by the findings of the U.S. intelligence and diplomatic apparatus. He got ahead of the facts emerging in Britain’s chaos...

  • London Jun 5, 2017

    Prince Harry Dines With Muslim Youths in Singapore, Helps Honor London Attack Victims

    He is on a two-day trip to the country

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