London Bridge terror attack

Britain investigates whether London attackers had help

A single bunch of flowers lies on a wall on the northern bank of the River Thames close to London Bridge (L) as a police boat patrols the river in London on June 4, 2017, in tribute to the victims of the June 3 terror attack on the bridge and at Borough Market. Seven people were killed in a terror attack on Saturday by three assailants on London Bridge and in the bustling Borough Market nightlife district, the chief of London's police force said on Sunday. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVASDANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images


Prime Minister Theresa May called for tougher measures to fight Islamic extremism after attackers killed at least seven people and wounded 48.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the media as she makes a statement, following a COBRA meeting in response to last night's London terror attack, at 10 Downing Street on June 4, 2017 in London, England. Prime Minister Theresa May has left the election campaign trail to hold a meeting of the emergency response committee, Cobra, this morning following a terror attack in central London on Saturday night. 7 people were killed and at least 48 injured in terror attacks on London Bridge and Borough Market. Three attackers were shot dead by armed police. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

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In this Sunday, June 4, 2017, handout photo provided by Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester, members of the crowd at the One Love Manchester tribute concert in Manchester, north western England, Sunday, June 4, 2017. One Love Manchester is raising money for those affected by the bombing at the end of Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester on May 22, 2017. (Dave Hogan via AP)

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BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 04: Chris Sale #41 of the Boston Red Sox pitches in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 4, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

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FILE - In this June 4, 1952, file photo, Jim Piersall of the Boston Red Sox poses at Fenway Park in Boston, Ma., before a game against the Cleveland Indians. Piersall, who bared his soul about his struggles with mental illness in his book ?Fear Strikes Out,? has died. The Boston Red Sox, for whom Piersall played for seven of his 17 seasons in the majors, said Piersall died Saturday, June 3, 2017, at a care facility in Wheaton, Ill., after a monthslong illness. (AP Photo/P.J. Carroll, File)

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Former Red Sox outfielder Jimmy Piersall dies at 87

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