Three finance industry sources told Reuters on May 29 that the bonds were sold through an intermediary. Goldman Sachs is being heavily criticized for giving Venezuela's government close to a billion dollars. The government received a loan of around $300 million from the New York-based hedge fund and pledged Venezuelan bonds as collateral, said a person familiar with the deal.
It later says it was simulating nuclear strikes on USA military bases in Japan . This past weekend, the leaders of the G-7 (Group of Seven) member nations - including the United States - agreed North Korea "increasingly poses new levels of threat of a grave nature to worldwide peace and stability".
The three men fled the van with large knives and attacked people at bars and restaurants in nearby Borough Market, police and witnesses said. "The suspects were wearing what looked like explosive vests", Rowley said. "At this stage, we believe that six people have died in addition to the three attackers shot dead by police", he said. They were there within a couple of minutes and these terrorists were shot and killed very, very quickly.
In April the first Welsh Political Barometer poll predicted the Conservatives could nearly double their number of MPs in Wales, taking 21 to Labour's 15. But many are sceptical of the headline poll numbers after surveys failed to correctly Britain's last national election in 2015, as well as the 2016 European Union referendum and Donald Trump's USA election victory.
British singer Marcus Mumford held a moment of silence before performing at the concert. Before the performance , Cyrus praised her friend Ariana, admiring her for the incredible show she put on saying, "You've always been there for me, I'm happy to be here for you".
The exodus of thousands of residents has continue. Indonesians and Malaysians were among foreign Jihadists battling the military after laying siege to a southern Philippine city, the government said on Friday, in a rare admission of what it said was an Islamic State "invasion".
Defending champion Garbine Muguruza advanced to the fourth round of the French Open by beating Yulia Putintseva 7-5, 6-2. Kuznetsova will meet the victor of No. I know she makes a lot of double faults. Muguruza will next face 13th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France, who rallied to beat American Shelby Rogers 7-5, 4-6, 8-6.
She said her brother survived because the attackers missed all his vital organs. "It is an ideology that claims our Western values and freedom, democracy and human rights are incompatible with the religion of Islam". London Bridge Station is closed and we are asking people to avoid the area. "It was horrific", he said . Sort of thing that makes me want to quit politics on a day like this.
Varadkar, 38, will officially take over as Taoiseach , as the Irish prime ministerial title is known in Ireland, in Parliament later this month after he was declared the victor in the leadership race for the Fine Gael party. Leo Varadkar was 22 when he made his foray into Irish politics. Ireland's new Taoiseach is not expected to be formally confirmed until 13 June when the Dail parliament resumes.
Just hours after the London Bridge terror attack on Saturday, Donald Trump criticized Mayor Sadiq Khan's response to the tragedy, stating political correctness is to blame. "Yes, we do need to have some hard conversations starting with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states that have funded and fueled extremist ideology", Corbyn said in Carlisle, north England, on Sunday.
That wouldn't be a problem, Ananya said. "I'm so happy right now". As the victor Ananya, a 12-year-old sixth-grader from Fresno, Calif., takes home $40,000 in cash, a $2,500 savings bond and a large collection of reference books. Ananya attributed her spelling prowess to a love of reading. Being from California , Ananya is naturally a Golden State Warriors fan. Her mother, Lekshmi Nair, competed from 1988-1990.
The committee also approved subpoenas for the two Trump allies' companies , Flynn Intel Group LLC and Michael D. Cohen & Associates PC. Separately, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), who had been forced to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation after working closely with Trump, also sent subpoenas to the National Security Agency, the FBI and the CIA for information on "unmasking", in which Americans who turn up in foreign surveillance ...
Former CIA Director John Brennan last month said he had noticed contacts between Trump's campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election and grew concerned Moscow had sought to lure Americans down "a treasonous path". Now, Bloomberg is reporting that the Trump administration is mulling invoking executive privilege to block the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony.
To get to Bethlehem, the location of the Church of the Nativity, where Jesus is said to have been born, Mr Trump passed through an Israeli checkpoint and a network of vast concrete blastwalls that separate the occupied territory from Israel.
Put into bat first South Africa claimed runs at gradual pace with opener Hashim Amla top scoring 103 off 115 balls inclusive of five fours and two sixes. South Africa may have lost their one-day global series to England prior to the ICC Champions Trophy but AB de Villiers insists there are still reasons to be confident ahead of their tournament opener against Sri Lanka .
Hapilon was named IS leader in Southeast Asia previous year. He is on the USA government's list of most-wanted terrorists. "He killed a helpless civilian". On the first fay of the fighting, the gunmen set alight the college, and the teachers said bombs and fires also destroyed numerous houses around the house where they hid.
Congress today said there could be a consensus with the TMC at the national level on common interests like countering the BJP, but it would continue to oppose the Mamata Banerjee-led party in West Bengal. Party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said it would be "foolish" of both Congress and TMC to not join hands against Modi over issues of common interest.
As a presidential candidate, Trump chastised Barack Obama for failing to use the words " radical Islamic terrorism ", a phrase often avoided by presidents, including the Democrat and George W Bush. Saudi Arabia and Israel , which should tell you all you need to know about a politician who is despised most places - except for these two countries, it appears.
White House officials couldn't tell reporters this week whether Trump has a long-term strategy for climate change . And they warned the United States would be hardest hit - economically and diplomatically by the fallout. "The world can not wait - and neither will we". "We are opposed to the Trump administration's choice to withdraw from the Paris Agreement ". The U.S.
Jeremy Corbyn has challenged Theresa May to spell out the impact of her "dementia tax" social care policy in the final days of the General Election campaign. Mr Corbyn highlighted Labour plans to pump £250 billion into industry through a new National Investment Bank and create a network of Regional Development Banks as well as a National Transformation Fund.