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this is bbc news. i'm kasia madera. our top stories: police defend their decision to downgrade an investigation into one of the london bridge attackers — who'd previously been under surveillance. president trump attacks the mayor of london again on twitter — the white house insists he's not picking a fight. australian police are treating a deadly siege in melbourne as a terrorist incident. and i am sally bundock with the business stories. another brazilian president on trialfor business stories. another brazilian president on trial for corruption. we tell you what's at stake as michel temer faces removal after less than a year in the job. apple unveils its "home—pod" — so will this revolutionise your experience in the home or is this a poor attempt to catch up with its rivals? hello and welcome to bbc news.
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two of the men who carried out the attacks on london bridge have been named by police and its emerged one of the attackers was known to security services. khuram butt and rachid redouane carried out the deadly assault in which seven people died and dozens more injured on saturday night. khuram butt had appeared in a tv documentary about a radical group which supports islamic state jihadists. nick quareshi has the latest. as the investigation into saturday night's attack continues at a fast paced, seven women and five men have been released without charge, leaving the focus firmly on the three attackers. this is the face of one of them. 27—year—old khuram butt
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was well known to police and mi5 as an extremist. ba by was well known to police and mi5 as an extremist. baby insist there is nothing to suggest he was planning an attack —— so, they insist. nothing to suggest he was planning an attack -- so, they insist. the group displayed the black flag of islam. he featured in a channel 4 documentary last year about radical islamist in the neighbourhood. he was twice reported to the authorities. in recent years, he worked at kentucky fried chicken and was a customer services adviser at transport for london. that is known about the second attacker, 30—year—old rachid redouane, also from barking and claimed to be of libyan moroccan descent. they. —— yesterday, londoners came together for a dignified show of solidarity.
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among the victims, christine archibald who had come to london to be with her fiance from canada. archibald who had come to london to be with herfiance from canada. this man's family tried to come to terms with the fact that this man's ba nkca rd with the fact that this man's bankcard was found on one of the bodies on london bridge. bankcard was found on one of the bodies on london bridgem bankcard was found on one of the bodies on london bridge. it is important we are carrying on with oui’ important we are carrying on with our lives in direct opposition to these two attractive destroy us. minute silence was held at 11am these two attractive destroy us. minute silence was held at ”am this morning as london reflects on a second —— england reflect on a second —— england reflect on a second terror attack. well president trump seized on the london terror attack to demand the us ban on travellers from some muslim countries be reinstated, sparking a diplomatic row with britain. he accused sadiq khan of making a "pathetic excuse" for telling londoners there was no reason to be alarmed. in fact the mayor had said people shouldn't be alarmed by the extra armed police on the streets. for more on this story i'm joined by mark follman who is the national affairs editor
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of a politicaljournalism magazine called "motherjones". hejoins us from san francisco. owner you are covering this as well. did president trump not understand the nuance of what the london mayor was saying was he just using this for his own purposes?” was saying was he just using this for his own purposes? i think president trump knew exactly what he was doing. there was some initial chat about maybe him misunderstanding but, as you know, he has a long history at this point of clashing with matthew dick calm over this issue after he campaigned on the notion that he would ban all the muslims from entering the united states. —— the mayor sadiq khan. he became a political enemy for trump after he said something about that. he's using this terrible attack in london to appeal to the worst kind of politics that the heart of his core responders have responded to, to appeal to fear. i think you knew exactly what he was doing,
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distorting the mayor's words and try to suggest he was soft on the issue of terrorism. it is no coincidence of terrorism. it is no coincidence of course that he is also doing this with the first muslim mayor of london, a major european, western capital. we now have a cabinet member saying that this is as if the uk would be attacking the mayor of new york after 9/11. it's incredibly insensitive and yet not trump is still continuing to do this. has he not have advisers who may perhaps say, look, this is not a good idea? it's really quite troubling. i think that he has really backed himself into a corner on this in particular. this has been his style, pretty consistently, since he has entered the white house. if you look at the politics of what is happening with his executive order on immigration and the travel ban in court, he is losing very badly. it would seem that he really has no other choice.
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or three that he really has no other choice. orthree —— he that he really has no other choice. or three —— he sees his eyes and have any other choice but to attacker, attack. ithink have any other choice but to attacker, attack. i think his advisers and press people are just doing what they can at it has gotten to the point of being almost surreal now where you have on monday his senior adviser kellyanne conway coming out in suggesting that oh, the media way over hides trump's tweets. he has used the social media platform to get his message out to hundreds of millions of people and he has used it consistently in this way. i think it is a real problem for the white house. they can't control it, obviously forgot it is just good have to be part of the politics at this point. doesn't he have better things to do. he has a full agenda and now we have it dramatic row emerging with bill de blasio defending them london mayor. it is irony. you also have the acting us ambassador there strongly
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supporting sadiq khan and having to buck the white house on that. many people in american politics are continuing to be flummoxed and very disturbed by what he is doing. i think it's reaching crisis levels and his administration is really... the wheels seem to be coming off. there are all sorts of crises going on. this of course continues the theme of the history to europe recently and this divisiveness with some of our closest allies, historically. it's quite mind—boggling, i think, for many political observers in this country and overseas. indeed. the look forward to reading your latest update in your magazine. for more on this sory — go to the bbc news website. there's full background and analysis — plus audio and video content. there's also a live page where you can keep up with the latest developments. go to and follow the links. australian police say they're
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treating a siege at an apartment in the australian city of melbourne as a "terrorist incident". police shot and killed a lone gunman who had been holding a woman hostage on monday evening. another man was found dead in the foyer. the so—called islamic state terrorist group has claimed responsibility but authorities say there's no evidence so far to suggest it was a co—ordinated attack. hywel griffith reports. wounded in the crossfire, the armed police who ended the siege, carried out in the name of the clinic extremism this 20—year—old had a long criminal history. in 2009 he was planning to attack a military base and was acquitted at that has since been imprisoned. last night, he came to this apartment lock with
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a woman hostage. he made a call to a tv station claiming to be acting for is and al qaeda. the islamic state have since claimed he was acting for them. australiaminister says the attack is part of a growing threat. he also questioned why yacqub khayre had been released from prison in november. calamity had a long record of violence. —— he had a long record of violence. —— he had a long record of violence. —— he had a long record of violence. a very long record. he had been charged with a terrorist offence some yea rs had been charged with a terrorist offence some years ago and had been in prison. he was known to have connections, at least in the past, with violent extremism. he was a known violent offender. how was he on parole? ossetia brings back
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painful memories of 2014 sydney attack —— the siege brings back painful memories. man haron monis was on bail and was known to have extremist views. melbourne police are still trying to piece together how much planning went into this attack and whether there were any warning sites that meant it could have been prevented. let's take a look at some of the other stories making the news... the us government contractor has gone to court on suspicion of leaking top—secret information to an online media outlet. reality winner, who's 25, is accused of removing classified material from a government facility in the state of georgia. the boss of british airways' parent company says that human error caused last week's it meltdown that led to travel chaos for 75,000 passengers.
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willie walsh, chief executive of iag, said an engineer disconnected a power supply. the major damage was caused by a surge when it was reconnected. he's promised a full independent investigation and says he'll make the findings public. five people have been killed in a shooting at an industrial park in orlando, florida. orange county sheriff's office, said the gunman — who also had a knife — was a disgruntled employee who killed former colleagues at the business he'd been fired from in april. sally is here with all the business news. it doesn't seem like all that long ago we were talking about brazil's meteoric rise to economic stardom as one of the so called brics. but all that has come crashing down thanks to a string of corruption allegations involving top politicians and companies. and it could all come to a head again later today as brazil's top electoral court resumes it's trial against the country's former president — dilma roussef— and her successor michel temer. this is how the economy has fared
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over the last five years. since rousseff was voted into office, there have been two years of recession — ending last week when growth of 1% was reported for the beginning of this year. she was impeached ten months ago and succeeded by michel temer who has focused on economic reforms but could now be out of office of office by wednesday. government policy is important because non—financial companies owned by the state account for nearly 18% of the economy. the two biggest are eletrobras and petrobras. the latter is the state owned oil giant at the heart of the corruption allegations and was once the biggest company in latin america. petrobras
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used to be one of the biggest south american companies. apple has held its annual developers conference in silicon valley. the tech giant has announced a voice—activated loudspeaker powered by its virtual assistant siri. apple's "homepod" speaker can respond to questions and control other devices such as lights and central heating. stay tuned for world business report in around 15 minutes time. we'll bring you a special report from our north america technology correspondent dave lee. don't forget you can get in touch with me and some of the team on twitter, i'm @sallybundockbbc. we will be meeting some of the
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emergency teams who worked throughout the night to help the victims of the london bridge attack. the queen and her husband began their royal progress to westminster. the moment of crowning, in accordance with the order of service, by a signal given by the great guns of the tower. tanks and troops are patrolling the streets of central peking after the bloody operation to crush student—led protests, and the violence has continued, the army firing on civilians throughout the following day and night. over there you can see its mighty tail — the only sign left, almost, that an aircraft had been here. uefa imposes an indefinite ban on english clubs playing in europe. today is the 20th anniversary of the release of the beatles' album sgt pepper's lonely hearts club band, a record described as the album
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of the century. police say one of the three london bridge attackers was a well—known supporter of an islamist extremist group. mayor sadiq khan, says he won't allow donald trump to divide communities in the wake of the london bridge attack, after the us president again criticised him on twitter. let's return to our main story and the london bridge terror attack. there has been much praise for the quick response of the emergency services in the capital. but of course once the injured had been taken to hospitals — nursing staff there then had to work through the night to treat often life—threatening and life changing injuries. daniela relph has been talking to two nurses — donna adcock and saskia stephenson —
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who were called into work at university college london hospital. instantly, my heart was pounding, and i was rushing around, where's my car keys, where's my bag? just wanted to get there and wanted to help. anyone that we contacted, who was available and nearby, came. itjust showed, with no question... the staff themselves were all geared up, they were very controlled, they were supporting one another, and actually the teamwork that was evident was really inspirational. does it also have an impact when you know that you're coming in to deal with a terrorist—related incident? some of our families don't understand how it is that everybody else is moving away
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from an incident, and we're driving headlong into it, do they? so that in itself can be a real sensitivity for us to manage, then, when we get home, as well. having to explain to an older child why i have left them in the middle of the night and driven towards a terrorist incident is not an easy thing to do. it's unpredictable, it's scary, everyone is aware that this is going on in central london, where we all are. what was it like for both of you when you got home? it must be hard to switch off. absolutely, my mind was whirring for hours. i tried to go and get some sleep because obviously it had been a very long night, but i wasn't able to sleep for quite a while, it was just going over and over in my head. we do know that one of our colleagues was actually on the bridge at the time of the incident. he came in with one of the emergency services and continued on duty, volunteered and continued right through towards the end of the incident, which i found exceptional. and it was at the end of the incident, he started — you could tell — he started
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to process of the experience that he'd been through. your work over the weekend, that must make you feel very proud to be a nurse? everything was just so well done, and everyone did such a fantasticjob. i'm just really proud to work with this team, and they were great, everyone was fantastic. everybody was, yes. that was donna adcock and saskia stephenson talking to our colleague daniela relph. now to the biggest celebrity court case in the us for decades. bill cosby arrived at a courthouse in pennsylvania today, facing charges that he drugged and molested a woman in 2004. it's one of many allegations against the tv star, but the only one to make it to trial. it is a sight bill cosby‘s accusers never thought they'd see. the legendary entertainer at court in pennsylvania to stand trial for sexual assault. mr cosby was once one of the most loved stars on television. wholesome, funny, he was
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america's favourite dad. but that enduring image has unravelled as a staggering number of women, now nearly 60, have come forward with strikingly similar allegations. his behaviour was like that of a predator. i woke up in the back of my car, alone, my clothes were a mess, my bra was undone. legally, time has run out for those women to bring charges. all except andrea constand. she met bill cosby at his mansion in pennsylvania to discuss her career in 2004. there, she alleges he drugged and molested her while she was unconscious. it looked like bill cosby was in the clear after he settled a civil suit brought by andrea constand, but after his testimony from that case was made public, prosecutors now armed with that new evidence, reopened the decade—old criminal case. in it, he admitted to giving women drugs before sex,
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claiming it was done with their knowledge. in court, prosecutors used that testimony to portray mr cosby as a predator. they allege that he drugged miss constand so that she couldn't say no to his sexual advances. but mr cosby‘s lawyer claimed that she changed her story to investigators three times and that the relationship was consensual. lili bernard, like andrea constand, thought of bill cosby as a mentor. even appearing on his show. call you every eight minutes. canned laughter. but she alleges that he drugged and sexually assaulted her on three occasions in the early 1990s. speaking alongside her son, she shared her hopes for the trial. i hope that this trial will reveal to the world that bill cosby is a lying coward, that he is a master manipulator who has methodically, over the course of five decades, inflicted sexual violence upon women. in the court of public opinion, bill cosby‘s legacy is perhaps irreparably damaged.
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and if found guilty by a jury, this legendary entertainer could spend up to a decade in prison. neda tawfik, bbc news, new york. the british actor — peter sallis — has died at the age of ninety—six. he's probably best known around the world as the voice of wallace in the oscar—winning animated wallace and gromit films. he was also a household name in the uk in the long—running bbc sitcom — last of the summer wine. his agents say he died peacefully with his family by his side. i feel very grateful, not only the richness and the charm that he brought to wallace, and the humour,
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but also just knowing such a lovely man off screen as well. it was wonderful and a great privilege. nick park paying tribute to the actor peter sallis — who's died aged 96. tributes have been paid to the former newcastle united player chiek tiote who has died at the age of 30 he collapsed while training with his club beijing enterprises. he moved to china earlier this year. his former manager steve mcclaren said he had one of the biggest smiles in football while current newcastle boss rafael benetiz called him a true professional and great man. in tennis, britain's andy murray produced a clinical performance to see off russian karen khachanov and reach a seventh french open quarter—final. the world number one came through 6—3 6—4 6—4 in two hours and four minutes.
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murray goes on to face japan's kei nishikori in the last eight. each match i feel like i have played better, hit the ball cleaner and got on the right shots at the right moment. we have come a long way the last ten days. cricket and australia's hopes of reaching the semi finals of the icc champions trophy may well have been ruined by the english weather for the second successive match rain has stopped them from winning. first it was against new zealand and they've now had to settle for the same with bangladesh. it means they must win their final group game against england at the weekend to progress. it will be a huge frustration for the australians who bowled the bangladeshis out forjust 182 and were going well in reply before the rain came down.
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that result means england can assure themselves of a place in the semi finals if they win tuesday's game against new zealand and the captain is keen to show his side have learnt lessons from defeat to the same team at the last world cup. they brought a huge amount of entertainment and excitement. which has probably been lacking for a long time. i think in 2015, during the world cup, they captured the imagination of the new zealand public and that was fantastic to see. strong contenders in the competition. very good cricket and certainly they are a side that we will content within this tournament. bob dylan, who won the nobel prize for literature in october, has at long last delivered his nobel lecture. no speech, no prize money, is the rule. the iconic song—writer reflected on what's inspired him. when i started writing my own songs, folk lingo was the only vocabulary i knew and i used it.
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but i had something else as well. i had principles and sensibilities and an informed view of the world and i hadn't had that for a while. learned it all in grammar school, don quixote, ivanhoe, robinson crusoe, gulliver's travels, tale of two cities, all the rest. typical grammar school reading. they gave you a way of looking at life and an understanding of human nature and a standard to measure things by. i took all that with me when i started composing lyrics and the themes from those books work their way into many of my songs either knowingly or unintentionally. i wanted to write songs unlike anything anybody ever heard and these themes were fundamental. with some heavy rain and strong wind
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and the forecast, you could see some disruption to travel over the next 24 hours. some live surface water around and the strength of the wind strong enough to down some trees. this area of low pressure has been pushing its way northwards and eastwards. through tuesday morning, that area of low pressure brings outbreaks of rain across many parts of the country. gale force gust of wind as well. let's take a look at eight o'clock in the morning. failure to much of the midlands through the south—east. more sunshine as we head towards the south—west of england and south—western parts of wales will
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the area of rain nudges slowly northwards and eastwards will across england, wales and scotland. the south—western half of the uk sees a return to sunshine and showers, but the strength of the wind could be gusting up to 50mph, even inland. a windy day on tuesday and it will feel cooler than it has been recently with temperatures between 13 and 18 degrees. particularly cool where you're stuck under cloud and the outbreaks of rain across scotland and north—east england, the rain lingers on into the early hours of wednesday. elsewhere across the country, a return to clearer conditions and less windy. temperatures overnight down to about nine or ten. wednesday will be an improving sort of day down to the fact that this area of low pressure will slowly clear off to the north—east. we still have pretty tightly packed isoba rs during wednesday. another breezy day to come across northern and eastern parts of england and scotland
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but elsewhere we have light winds and a bit more sunshine, so an improvement. the next batch of rain waiting in the wings to head in from the south—west later on. but in the sunshine with the lighter winds, it will reach about 20 or so in london. during thursday, we will see further spells of wet weather working west to east across the country, another breezy day and that makes way for a fairly unsettled week ahead. this is bbc world news, the headlines. police say one of the three london bridge attackers was a well—known supporter of an islamist extremist group. he appeared in a tv documentary last year about a radical group which supports the so—called islamic state militants. the mayor of london, sadiq khan, has said he will not allow donald trump to divide communities in the wake of saturday's attack. mr trump mocked the mayor on twitter for telling londoners they should not be alarmed — but it was a misquote. australian police are treating a deadly siege in a melbourne apartment as a terrorist incident. police shot and killed a gunman who had been holding a woman hostage.
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