A car plowed into a crowd of at least six peopleon the London Bridge on Saturday.The car was traveling at a high rate of speed, according to BBC reporter Holly Jones, who was on the bridge during the incident.
Police declared the incidents at London Bridge and Borough Market acts of terrorism shortly after midnight local time.
Earlier this week, the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to revive the controversial executive order that intended to temporarily bar citizens of six Muslim-majority countries from traveling to the U.S.
Lawyers at the Department of Justice on Thursday filed two emergency applications with the nations highest court, requesting to block two lower court rulings that halted the implementation of the presidents second attempt at the travel ban.
Trumps executive order, a so-called watered-down version of his first attempt,seeks to ban citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the U.S. A previous version of the ban included Iraqis.
The DOJsaid in a statement that Trump is not required to admit into the U.S.people from countries that sponsor or shelter terrorism until they are properly vetted by his standards.
After the applications were filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday, the American Civil Liberties Union vowed to continue fightingthe White Houses attempts to push the travel ban forward.
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