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Author: 0 Trump asked top intel officials to DENY Russian collusion

Certainly, it's very important for me, for my children and grandchildren to make sure that never again will a foreign country try to influence and interfere in the foundation stone of this country, which is electing our democratic leaders. Mr Wittes said he was motivated to speak out when reports surfaced that Mr Trump had asked Mr Comey to drop the investigation into his former national security adviser, Mike Flynn .

Author: 0 Police chiefs says US leaks on Manchester bombing damage trust

A younger brother, 18-year-old Hashim, was also arrested in Tripoli on Tuesday night, a Libyan government spokesperson told the Associated Press . Police said three men were arrested Wednesday in south Manchester, where a day earlier a 23-year-old man was also arrested and at least two homes were searched.

Author: 0 Oil falls as OPEC prepares to extend output cuts

Brent crude is 1.6% lower at $52.35 a barrel following confirmation of the extension until March 2018, while United States oil is down 3.2% at $49.73. oil production in America". "Nine months with the same level of production that our member countries have been producing at is a very safe and nearly certain option to do the trick", he said, speaking from the OPEC meeting in Vienna.

Global Trump on Manchester attack: Those responsible are 'evil losers'
Author: 0 Trump on Manchester attack: Those responsible are 'evil losers'

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump exchanged pleasantries with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife before boarding Air Force One. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley declared the site part of Israel, while secretary of state Rex Tillerson on Monday dodged the question. He says that "our main problem is with the occupation and settlements".

Global Council's condolences following Manchester attack
Author: 0 Council's condolences following Manchester attack

The family of a Scottish teenager have confirmed she was one of the 22 people killed in the suicide bombing in Manchester on Monday. "Can the First Minister tell us what extra support the Scottish government can offer to the people of Barra at this hard time".

Author: 0 Montana Newspapers Unendorse Gianforte After Alleged Body-Slam

Greg Gianforte was cited for grabbing a reporter by the throat and throwing him to the ground in his campaign office Wednesday night. Jacobs then grabbed Gianforte's wrist and both fell to the ground, Scanlon said . Jacobs persisted with his question. Shane Scanlon, a spokesman for the Republican candidate, released a statement calling Jacobs a "liberal reporter" and accused him of exhibiting "aggressive behavior".

Author: 0 GOP hopeful charged with misdemeanor assault

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office issued a press release regarding the incident that occurred earlier in the evening at a Gianforte campaign volunteer barbecue in Bozeman , Montana. "Yes and you just broke my glasses", Jacobs replied. According to Jacobs , Gianforte attacked him during an exchange over the latter's support for a partial repeal of former US president Barack Obama's socialized medicine law.

Global Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe - media reports
Author: 0 Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe - media reports

The interest in Kushner does not mean investigators suspect him of a crime or intend to charge him, the officials told NBC News . In response to the reports Thursday evening, Kushner's attorney told CNN that Kushner would provide details of the Russian Federation meetings to any investigation, including the special counsel.

Author: 0 Islamic state claims responsibility for Jakarta bus station attacks

Similar bombs were also found from police's ambushes against terrorist suspects in various locations with the largest one was in Bekasi, West Java late past year, which the police said capable to flatten buildings in radius of 300 meters. It's not clear who carried out the attack but Indonesian police spokesman senior commissioner Martinus Sitompul said authorities suspect ISIS involvement, according to CNN-affiliate CNN Indonesia.

Author: 0 My son is innocent, says father of alleged Manchester bomber

Also in custody is Abedi's father, who was detained in Libya, and two of Abedi's brothers, one in Libya and another in the United Kingdom. Hashem Abedi, the alleged attacker's brother, confessed that he and Salman Abedi were both members of the Islamic State extremist movement, according to a statement by Libyan special forces on Facebook .

Global Unexpected slowdown in UK GDP
Author: 0 Unexpected slowdown in UK GDP

Revised data published yesterday by the Office for National Statistics showed United Kingdom gross domestic product (GDP) rose by just 0.2 per cent quarter-on-quarter during the opening three months of this year. Inflation hit its highest level in almost four years last month at 2.7 per cent, as the Brexit-hit pound, electricity price hikes and rising air fares tightened the squeeze on household spending.

Author: 0 United States intelligence committee to subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

Vice Chair Mark Warner (D-VA) additionally said the committee would subpoena Flynn's businesses, some of which he said engaged in unauthorized, unregistered lobbying on behalf of a foreign power. He did not elaborate on what materials the committee was seeking. Mr Flynn was appointed USA national security adviser in January but resigned after misleading vice-president Mike Pence over his communications with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

Global Sheldon Adelson questioned by police in Netanyahu corruption investigation
Author: 0 Sheldon Adelson questioned by police in Netanyahu corruption investigation

Adelson and his wife, Miriam, who is also expected to testify soon, arrived in Israel on Monday, at the same time as US President Donald Trump , to celebrate Jerusalem Day. According to leaks of the conversation reported by Channel 2 in January, Netanyahu allegedly told Mozes he would ask Adelson, whom he referred to as "the gingy", or redhead, whether a Knesset bill to weaken Israel Hayom would be acceptable to him.

Author: 0 UK PM May to raise intelligence leaks with Trump -UK govt source

This is completely unacceptable", a Foreign Office source told the Press Association. If confirmed, the halt to the sharing investigative details with Britain's most important defence and security ally would underscore the level of anger in Britain at leaks to the USA media of details about the police investigation.

Global Voters support naming of special counsel for Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Voters support naming of special counsel for Russian Federation probe

Sessions recused himself in March from an investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election following the revelation of two previously undisclosed encounters with the ambassador, Sergey Kislyak. A NSA official documented Mr. Trump's request in a memo, the paper reports. Others discussed leveraging their ties to Viktor Yanukovych, the deposed president of Ukraine living in exile in Russian Federation, who at one time had worked closely with Manafort, who was dismissed ...

Global Trump Signs Executive Order Launching Voter Fraud Commission
Author: 0 Trump Signs Executive Order Launching Voter Fraud Commission

Trump claimed , without evidence , that three to five million people voted illegally in his 2016 campaign against Democrat Hillary Clinton . Kobach's critics have argued that he's exaggerating the issue of voter fraud . Kelly Ayotte would have won in New Hampshire if not for voters bused in from out of state. The commission is expected to issue a report in 2018. The move comes six months after the election - but with a White House in crisis, as Washington and the nation continue to ...

Global 'Profound, Political Courage:' Christian Leaders React to Trump's Middle East Trip
Author: 0 'Profound, Political Courage:' Christian Leaders React to Trump's Middle East Trip

They were joined by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, as well as daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner, who are White House senior advisers. "If it does, I would say to you that it goes further in my mind as a member of the intelligence committee than just the focus on the Russian Federation investigation".

Author: 0 Trump 'determined to pursue peace' after Pope meeting

Notably, during the presidential campaign of 2016, Pope Francis had called the President's border wall policy "not Christian". Before the door of the wood-lined elevator closed, a Vatican protocol official was heard quipping to the president that it was not "like Trump Tower in New York".

Author: 0 Trump Praises Duterte's Brutal Drugs Crackdown in Leaked White House Phone Call

President Duterte had earlier warned that martial law in Mindanao could be enforced for even up to a year if required, to curb terrorism. "I hope they free them, including Fr. IGP Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar says the police will tighten security in waters adjacent to the Philippines following the declaration of martial law in Mindanao.

Global Brazil's top prosecutor accuses president of obstruction of justice
Author: 0 Brazil's top prosecutor accuses president of obstruction of justice

In comments interpreted as being strongly supportive of Temer staying in office, he said that "in a situation like this, good sense, balance, calm are fundamental ". But Mr Temer, who was vice-president until he came to power in a "legislative coup" that overthrew Workers' Party president Dilma Rousseff last August, refused to quit.

Author: 0 Manchester attacker 'likely' traveled to Syria: French minister

She is due to perform in Auckland on September 2. The spokesman for a Libyan anti-terror force says the father of the alleged Manchester bomber has been arrested in Tripoli. Hopkins confirmed on Wednesday that an off-duty policewoman was among those who died . Authorities have raised the "terrorism" threat to " critical " amid concerns that Abedi may have had accomplices who are planning another attack.

Global Kell Brook: 'I relish Errol Spence Jr challenge'
Author: 0 Kell Brook: 'I relish Errol Spence Jr challenge'

This fight's just gonna be a thriller, fireworks from round one. He won't a backwards step, and I won't. Unlike Brook, Spence didn't concede that they both might taste the canvas in this 12-round bout. "I want it with all my heart", Kell Brook said. "Every time I come here those memories always come back". But the IIBF, whose belt he defends against rising U.S.

Author: 0 Manchester attack arrests 'significant,' important items found

The bombing, which took place at the Manchester Arena indoor venue just after the end of a concert by US pop singer Ariana Grande , was the deadliest in Britain since July 2005, when 52 people were killed in attacks on London's transport network.

Author: 0 Aziz: No order by ICJ on Jadhav's consular access

Jadhav was convicted of espionage and sentenced to death by Pakistan, following which India took the case to the United Nations court . He said Pakistan has given shelter to many "so-called Islamic terror groups" and that it should first state which portion of the Holy Quran says that terror be spread.

Global Senate panel OKs new sanctions on Iran; nuclear deal remains
Author: 0 Senate panel OKs new sanctions on Iran; nuclear deal remains

But Obama-era national security officials warned that it risked violating the Iran nuclear deal and alienating US allies. By an 18-3 vote, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee paved the way for full Senate consideration, despite objections from former Secretary of State John Kerry and others who served in Democratic President Barack Obama's administration that it might threaten the 2015 worldwide nuclear deal with Iran.

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight

In a responding letter, Chaffetz said he still wanted any related documents that would be outside the scope of the special counsel's investigation, and a list of documents found to be within the scope of the probe, by June 8. In a letter to McCabe, Chaffetz said he is seeking to review Comey's memos and other written materials so he can "better understand" Comey's communications with the White House and attorney general's office.

Author: 0 Park Geun-hye: South Korea's impeached president goes on trial for corruption

Police escorted her in handcuffs with her eyes downcast, into court for her first public appearance since she was jailed on March 31 , 2017 based on the same corruption allegations that led to her removal from office. "Yes", Park replied, "I have the same position as the lawyers". All five are on trial for allegedly giving $38m (£31m) in bribes to Park and Choi in exchange for government support for a controversial merger.

Author: 0 The father and younger brother of the Manchester bomber,

Investigators were also assessing whether Salman Abedi , the suspected bomber in the attack Monday on a pop concert in Manchester , may have been connected to known militants in the northern English city. It said the database was built around a longstanding U.S. Rep. Mike McCaul (R-Tex.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee , told the Associated Press the bomb suggested a "level of sophistication" in the attack.

Global Trump condemns USA leaks on United Kingdom blast
Author: 0 Trump condemns USA leaks on United Kingdom blast

Monday's attack at a pop concert killed 22 people and was claimed by ISIS. Many European cities, including Paris, Berlin and Brussels, have suffered attacks in the last two years, underlining the importance of confidential intelligence cooperation.

Global Advisor Partners LLC Has $251000 Stake in Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD)
Author: 0 Advisor Partners LLC Has $251000 Stake in Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD)

Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upped their price objective on shares of Toronto-Dominion Bank from C$60.00 to C$66.00 in a report on Tuesday, February 21st. Toronto-Dominion Bank has raised its dividend by an average of 1.0% per year over the last three years. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Sunday, April 30th.

Author: 0 Philippine President declares martial law

Violence erupted after the government attempted to capture [WP report] Isnilon Hapilon , the leader of the Muate, a militant group that aligns with the Islamic State . "I'd be happy to slaughter them", Duterte said a year ago. In response, Duterte not only interrupted his trip to Russian Federation and declared martial law in the island of 22 million people - he suggested the possibility of expanding martial law nationwide.

Author: 0 USA vows further action against Venezuela's 'bad actors' barring changes

Social media has buzzed for weeks with videos of Venezuelan emigres in countries ranging from Australia to the United States shouting insults at public officials and in some cases family members in public places. oil supplier. In a separate Russian-Venezuelan development, Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin said on Thursday that the Russian oil giant received a stake in Citgo, the US refining and marketing unit of embattled Venezuelan state company PDVSA, as collateral when the Russian company ...

Author: 0 Trump stresses 'unshakable' bond between USA and Israel during Jerusalem speech

In remarks to media after their meeting on Monday Benjamin Netanyahu also described the election of his USA counterpart as a new cause for hope in reviving long-stalled peace talks. Trump also visited the Israel Museum. "When Trump was elected, the settlers here celebrated and were sure they were going for annexation". Abbas said that "our problem is not with the Jewish religion, it's with the occupation and settlements, and with Israel not recognizing the state of Palestine".

Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to formally join US-led anti-'Islamic State' coalition

Trump's entourage however warned that the billionaire president will once again press the 28-nation alliance to pay their full share of the alliance's financial burden. At least 9,000 people marched through Brussels on Wednesday night waving blond-haired effigies of the reality TV star president. When Trump tried to lighten the mood with a joke about NATO's gleaming new home base - "I never asked once what the new NATO Headquarters cost" - there was no laughter from his counterparts.

Author: 0 Raids, arrests as on-edge Britain seeks 'network' of attackers

Eight men have now been detained in Britain connection with Monday's attack . "The priority remains to establish whether he was acting alone or as part of a network", Hopkins said. Armed police patrolled outside St. Paul's Cathedral in London, another popular tourist spot. Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (C) meet Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police Ian Hopkins .

Author: 0 Britain condemns U.S. officials for leaking intelligence on Manchester terror attack

British Prime Minister Theresa May chaired a meeting Wednesday of her emergency security cabinet group to talk about intelligence reports on Abedi and concerns that he might have had outside support. Rudd told the BBC she believed Abedi had recently returned from Libya, and French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said British investigators had told French authorities Abedi had probably travelled to Syria as well.

Author: 0 Manchester bomber was in Düsseldorf 4 days before attack

The group has taken advantage of widespread lawlessness since the British-backed ousting of Muammar Gaddafi to gain a foothold in Libya , seizing territory and setting up terror training camps used to plan attacks in Europe. Greater Manchester Police say two men were arrested overnight in Manchester and in the Withington area in the south of the city. "They communicated to DHS as well as other U.S.

Global University student accused of changing grade from F to B
Author: 0 University student accused of changing grade from F to B

UCF police said they were summoned to a school building the following day when two unidentified men were spotted in two staff rooms. That's right around the same time an engineering professor says he got an email alert, CNN affiliate WKMG reports .

Author: 0 Trump congratulates Duterte for 'a great job' on drug campaign

The locations of nuclear-armed submarines have to remain a secret to even the highest commanders in the USA military. This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 22, 2017 shows North Korean ground-to-ground medium-to-long range strategic ballistic missile Pukguksong-2 being launched in a test-fire.

Author: 0 Russians 'boasted spies had links to Trump aides' during election campaign

The intelligence was among the clues - which also included information about direct communications between Mr. Trump's advisers and Russian officials - that American officials received a year ago as they began investigating Russian attempts to disrupt the election and whether any of Mr.

Global The Bad Countries, According to Donald Trump
Author: 0 The Bad Countries, According to Donald Trump

In other words, the European Union negotiates as a single entity, not as individual nations. Per Der Spiegel , Juncker stood up for Germany, explaining to Trump that free trade is a good thing. Trump's apparent pledge to end German vehicle sales in the U.S.is a dumb one considering how many German cars are made in the U.S. The Times went on to note that the auto industry is a complex one, and offered that Mercedes-Benz builds many of its cars in Alabama, while BMW reportedly exports an ...

Author: 0 Manchester Terror Attack: UK Officials 'Furious' Over Investigation Leaks from US

Manchester's mayor Andy Burnham said he has contacted the USA ambassador to the United Kingdom over the leaks to the media from the investigation into Monday's terrorist attack . Greater Manchester Police will no longer share security information about the attack and investigation. He said the priority for detectives was to establish whether Abedi was acting alone or working as part of a wider network when he set off his device after the concert by U.S.

Global South Korea commemorates anniversary of a pro-democracy uprising
Author: 0 South Korea commemorates anniversary of a pro-democracy uprising

The envoy said President Moon was also hoping for an early meeting. The agreement, struck by Abe and ousted former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, was meant to "finally and irrevocably" settle the matter, with Japan paying 1 billion yen ($9 million at the current rate) to a fund for the women set up by the South Korean government.

Author: 0 Manchester concert bombing victims identified

Africa Command, which oversees any United States military involvement in Libya and has extensive contacts with government and militia groups there, is now trying to use those contacts to learn where Abedi went and who he might have met with, the USA military officials said .

Global Hungary sees no reason to change law affecting Soros school
Author: 0 Hungary sees no reason to change law affecting Soros school

In addition to concerns expressed by the EU executive, the European Parliament last week separately approved a resolution saying Hungary poses a "clear risk of serious breach" of the rule of law and called for the start of a procedure that may end with the suspension of the eastern European country's voting rights in the trading bloc.

Author: 0 Donald Trump US President meets European Union chiefs in Brussels

After meeting with Trump on Thursday at the EU, European Council president Donald Tusk said he and the US precedent agreed on the need to combat terrorism but some differences loomed large. Meanwhile, the EU and the U.S. agreed to start work on a plan to increase trade cooperation, a European Commission spokeswoman said. Brussels , which was targeted in a 2016 terror attack that left 32 dead, is the penultimate stop for Trump on a four-country tour that marks his first overseas trip as ...

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