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US Woman Killed in London Mass Stabbing

5 others were injured; suspect arrested

(Newser) - A mass stabbing in a busy part of London late Wednesday has left an American woman dead and five other people injured. The attack occurred in Russell Square near the British Museum, and authorities have arrested a 19-year-old suspect identified only as a Norwegian national of Somali origin, reports the... More »

London's Muslim Mayor Rejects Trump's 'Ignorant View'

After Trump says he'd make an exception to his travel ban

(Newser) - If he becomes president, Donald Trump suggests he'd make an exception to his proposed ban on Muslims entering the US for London's new Muslim mayor . Trump tells the New York Times that Sadiq Khan's election is "a very good thing," and "if he does... More »

Sadiq Khan Becomes London's 1st Muslim Mayor

He won with 57% of the vote

(Newser) - Labour Party politician Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver from Pakistan, was elected mayor of London with 1.3 million votes—57% of the total—the AP reports. The final result came after midnight Saturday, more than 24 hours after the polls closed. He defeated Conservative rival Zac... More »

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