BREAKING....Saturday Evening Terror Attack...
What we know-6 people dead , three attackers dead & we also know London Ambulance transported 20 people to 6 different London Hospitals.
10. Chilling testimony from eyewitness who says he saw assailants stabbing a girl, while screaming, "This is for Allah."
Our latest statement about the incident in #LondonBridge. We have taken at least 20 patients to six hospitals across London.
Video of one "alleged" suspect apprehended by police....understand things are moving very fast tonight.
MORE: British Prime Minister May calls London incident a potential act of terrorism http://reut.rs/2rRzvmM
#Breaking Theresa May has said that the "terrible incident" in London is being treated as a "potential act of terrorism".
We have plans for every incident and keep these under constant review.
Info available at this stage: from 2208hrs officers responded to reports of a vehicle in collision with pedestrians on #London Bridge. 1/3
Officers have then responded to reports of stabbings in #BoroughMarket. Armed officers responded and shots have been fired. 2/3
Officers are now responding to an incident in the #Vauxhall area. 3/3
BREAKING: Downing Street: Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of the government emergency response committee Sunday
Not for the squeamish -- but this is real life. This is what has happened today. So , we have to keep it real.
ISIS claiming London Attacks already ???
Breaking news re incident in #London has been spreading on key Islamic State-linked Telegram channels (no claim has been issued by IS)
A very real possibility exists of a connection between recent burst of terror incidents and ISIS....here is the story.
More than one dead at London Bridge, police say, amid reports of stabbings in Borough and incident in Vauxhall http://bbc.in/2qMbCc4
A THIRD incident in London, says Met: - London Bridge - Borough Market - Vauxhall
Now there is police response to an incident in Vauxhall area...
Images coming from near #LondonBridge of members of the public are being escorted by police from area with their hands on their heads.
Police making people walk away from London Bridge area with their hands on their heads. This means they're still looking for attackers.
Borough Bistro stabbing - eyewitness video of police entering Bistro...
Just come out of Borough Bistro where attack happen - saw man wielding knife and people on the floor in blood. In total shock #LondonBridge
Police on scene now. I saw it just when it happened but we were sent to the basement as safety mesuare. Staff amazing in keeping us safe
#LondonBridge incident: Police entering bars and restaurants http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/06/03/london-bridge-incident-armed-police-respond-several-people-mown/ …
#LondonBridge incident: Reports bomb disposal unit has arrived at London Bridge as injured being given CPR http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/06/03/london-bridge-incident-armed-police-respond-several-people-mown/ …
BBC reporter Holly Jones said the van was driven by a male driver and was "probably travelling at about 50 miles an hour".
Several London tube stations closed, The Shard skyscraper on lockdown following London Bridge incident. Scary on a warm Saturday night
VERY IMPORTANT.....driver of van involved in incident has not been apprehended yet. Be very vigilant if in the area.....
This was scene as we left London Bridge.
It seemed south side of London Bridge epicentre of what seems a terrorist attack. We have been escorted by police from bridge.
Terror attack in London.Seems to have very recently occurred-London Bridge location. Man crashed into numerous people-then stabbing attack.
Something big going down on London Bridge. View from work.
Passerby says 15-20 people have been run over. "Westminster bridge all over again". Another says 7 or 8.
Black can driver shouts that there has been "terrorist attack". Have seen two casualties - one on pavement, one edge of road.
#ESM #Strauch: ESM outlined options for medium-term measures for Greece, decision lies with member states after program ends in August 2018
#Greece Q1 GDP +0.4% YoY Final consumption +1.7% Gross capital formation +13.6% Gross fxed cap formation +11.2% Exports +4.8% Imports +10.9%
#Greece Q1 GDP +0.4% QoQ Final consumption +0.4% Gross capital formation +48.3% Gross fixed cap formation -0.4% Exports -2.3% Imports +4.5%
Saturday morning catch up...
Very interesting thread from Callimachi & Schmitt - Manchester bomber tied to key ISIS unit.
I wrote this yest: May's generals believe momentum has swung back. 6 & 12 point leads today. Blip or start of turn?
One view on recent polling....
Finally tally of Saturday polls: Survation (1pt Tory lead) YouGov (4pts) Opinium (6pts) ORB (9pts) ICM (11pts) ComRes (12pts)
A summary of today's UK polls: Tory 47%, Labour 35%: ComRes Tory 43%, Labour 37%: Opinium Tory 40%, Labour 39%: Survation good luck
U.K. Conservatives at 45%, Labour at 36%: Telegraph/ORB Poll
CON lead still 12%with ComRes
CORRECTION CON lead down to just 6 in latest Opinium poll for Observer Con 43 (-2) Lab 37 (+2) LD 6 (-1) UKIP 5 (nc)
UK: http://electionforecast.co.uk prognosis: CON-ECR: 359 (-8) LAB-S&D: 220 (+12) SNP-G/EFA: 42 (-4) LDEM-ALDE: 7 (+1) PC-G/EFA: 2 UKIP-EFDD: 1
UK, YouGov projection: CON-ECR: 308 (-5) LAB-S&D: 261 (+4) SNP: 47 (-1) LDEM-ALDE: 10 PC-G/EFA: 2 Green-G/EFA: 1 #GE2017
UK, Lord Ashcroft prognosis: CON-ECR: 355 (-41) LAB-S&D: 224 (+44) SNP-G/EFA: 46 (-1) LDEM-ALDE: 5 (-1) PC-G/EFA: 1 (-1) #GE2017
UK, http://electionsetc.com prognosis: CON-ECR: 360 LAB-S&D: 210 SNP-G/EFA: 48 LDEM-ALDE: 9 PC-G/EFA: 3 Green-G/EFA: 1
File under time will tell...
Boris Johnson to keep Foreign Secretary position after General Election..
Conservatives rule out income tax rise for high earners: http://bit.ly/2qRj7xK
Rift deepens between Diane Abbott and Corbyn’s other allies over media appearances: http://bit.ly/2sA5iVu
Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say he would press the nuclear button if PM: http://bit.ly/2rPjVYI
WATCH Theresa May says: I had the balls to call an election: http://bit.ly/2s3zRq6
Ruth Davidson: 'Tory Queen of Scots' http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/06/02/ruth-davidson-tory-queen-scots/ …
Nicola Sturgeon urged to investigate ‘cash for votes’ SNP scandal: http://bit.ly/2rCbEGK
UK, Britain Elects projection: CON-ECR: 362 (+32) LAB-S&D: 206 (-26) SNP-G/EFA: 47 (-9) LDEM-ALDE: 11 (+3) PC-G/EFA: 4 (+1) Green-G/EFA: 1
UK: http://electionforecast.co.uk prognosis: CON-ECR: 367 (-12) LAB-S&D: 208 (+13) SNP-G/EFA: 46 LDEM-ALDE: 6 (-1) PC-G/EFA: 2 UKIP-EFDD: 1
UK: http://electoralcalculus.co.uk prognosis: CON-ECR: 362 (-6) LAB-S&D: 213 (+5) SNP-G/EFA: 50 LDEM-ALDE: 3 PC-G/EFA: 3 Greens-G/EFA: 1
UK, YouGov projection: CON-ECR: 313 (-4) LAB-S&D: 257 (+3) SNP: 48 (+1) LDEM-ALDE: 10 (+1) PC-G/EFA: 2 (-1) Green-G/EFA: 1 #GE2017
Germany, YouGov poll: Lowest / No degree CDU/CSU-EPP: 43% SPD-S&D: 23% AfD-ENF: 13% LINKE-LEFT: 8% FDP-ALDE: 7% GRÜNE-G/EFA: 4%
Germany, YouGov poll: CDU/CSU-EPP: 37% SPD-S&D: 23% ↓ LINKE-LEFT: 10% ↑ FDP-ALDE: 9% AfD-ENF: 9% GRÜNE-G/EFA: 8% ↑ #btw17
Germany, Forschungsgruppe Wahlen poll: CDU/CSU-EPP: 39% ↑ SPD-S&D: 25% ↓ LINKE-LEFT: 9% AfD-ENF: 8% ↑ FDP-ALDE: 8% GRÜNE-G/EFA: 7%
Sorry , would not pick this location for a reception. Even if the only venue in the fricking City......
Thought this would be the case , sanity prevailed.
Democrats warn Trump against trying to block Comey's testimony http://hill.cm/VQf5ChN
A hacker group calling itself “GlobalLeaks” has begun distributing hacked emails stolen U.A.E. ambassador http://thebea.st/2qL1Vea
Trump to hit the road for a jobs-focused reset in tough week
Comey "angry" that Sessions and Justice Department blindsided him with firing: report http://hill.cm/d8M3w2w
Trump's budget chief apologizes to CBO analyst http://hill.cm/Gv5d8t4
White House won't rule out blocking Comey's public testimony http://hill.cm/jbS17fj
Defense chief: Recent US decisions "does not mean we are turning our back" on the world http://hill.cm/fMB8VFi
Government ethics office will release dozens more Trump ethics waivers http://hill.cm/MRKa4u6
Trump on Friday made official what Bloomberg reported in early March: he's nominating Richard V. Spencer to be Navy secretary.
“Pressure” is not obstruction of justice
The New York Times fires its public editor for resisting the Resistance
Trump’s decision on the Paris agreement has already had consequences on his alliances with business and tech leaders http://ow.ly/JnQg30cgJQx
"Allegedly" white phosphorus being used by Coalition aircraft in West Mosul - note the structure on fire.
Tripoli LIA: Our response to the so-called "Steering Committee" http://www.libyanexpress.com/tripoli-lia-our-response-to-the-so-called-steering-committee/ …
Macron Admin is conducting complete review of approach to situation in Libya , seeks to coordinate with various parties including Egypt.
#Libya- Photo purportedly showing fighters of LNA 21st inf. bn. on a MiG-25 after capturing Jufrah Airbase
pt Pic showing Mohammed Bin Nail and some other well known leaders of Libyan National Army in Jufrah Airbase. Old MiGs-25 are still there.
Sudanese army deployed on Libyan-Egyptian borders http://www.libyanexpress.com/sudanese-army-deployed-on-libyan-egyptian-borders/ …
A combination of good timing, local outreach & planning led to LNA's quick victory in #Jufrah. Can the LNA make it sustainable? #Libya
For 1 year, BDB has used Jufra as a base to launch incursions east & south. That’s why #Libya’s Haftar took it—& will use it for next step.
Odds & Ends....
Credit Bubble Bulletin : Weekly Commentary: Liquidity Trade http://creditbubblebulletin.blogspot.com/2017/06/weekly-commentary-liquidity-trade.html?spref=tw … D. Noland-Liquidity Trade
Shock Waves Spread from Spain’s New Banking Crisis
Michael Kors announced it would be closing over 100 locations. Radio Shack closed 1,000 Franchisor Owned Stores across America.
#Spain’s Banco Popular studying steps to bolster weakened liquidity as default probability even of sen bonds jumps. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-02/spain-s-banco-popular-said-to-study-measures-to-boost-liquidity-j3g7vw19 …
We've never had it so good: Global equities now worth $74.7trn, highest value in history. Equals to ~93% of world GDP.
Looks as if Trump reflation trade just fake news. Wall St banks have lost 4% this week, have erased nearly all post-election outperformance.
Global stocks gained $617bn in mkt cap this week to fresh high of $74.7trn, boosted by rise in BIG TECH as #Goldilocks narrative takes hold.
Kabul Suicide Attack At A Funeral Of Protesters Over Kabul Violence And Security Failures...
#Kabul - CEO Abdullah says killing of civilians at cemetery and at Friday's rally will be investigated. He condemned both incidents
#Kabul - CEO Abdullah Abdullah confirms in a televised address that 3 suicide bombers detonated explosives at a burial service on Saturday
#KabulDemo - TOLOnews journalist in the Zanbaq square area says shooting has stopped but gunfire can be heard near Emergency Hospital
Once again within days, staff at Emergency Hospital in downtown #Kabul are treating victims of a suicide attack, 16 so far today
BREAKING: At least 19 killed in attack on funeral for Kabul protester who demanded more security in Afghanistan http://aje.io/44zu
#Kabul: 3 back-to-back explosions ripped through the burial service of a Senator’s son on Saturday
How Come Central #Asian States have Become a Breading Ground for #Terrorism http://journal-neo.org/2017/04/25/how-come-central-asian-states-have-become-a-breading-ground-for-terrorism/ …
Duterte: Resorts World Manila incident not work of ISIS | LIVE: http://bit.ly/2rQkjq8
Per usual, a great report from @CTCWP. Solid background for IS activity in Southeast Asia #philippines #ISIS https://www.ctc.usma.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/CTC-Southeast-Asia.pdf …
More turmoil in Philippines raises concerns among local Filipinos but siege in Manila not necessarily ISIS
AFP calls Marawi attackers 'Maute-ISIS' LIVE http://cnn.ph/1LXc9jG — CNN Philippines (cnnphilippines) June 3, …
EL Ethos UT: Philippines rejects repeated ISIS claim over Manil...
ISIS claims Philippines casino attack, but doesn’t give evidence http://bit.ly/2s3W87p
UAE- Qatar Public feud takes on new dimension as UAE Ambassador has explosive emails leaked...
India will go ‘above and beyond’ Paris Accord, Modi tells Macron http://f24.my/1JA8.t