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Author: 0 Donald Trump Told Russians James Comey Was A 'Nut Job' & Twitter Explodes

The scope of the investigation expanded after reports that Trump might have pressured former FBI Director James Comey to drop the agency's investigation into Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser. During a separate briefing on Thursday, Rosenstein said that the FBI's Russian Federation investigation has been reclassified from a counterintelligence inquiry to a criminal probe, according to Democratic and Republican lawmakers .

Author: 0 Manchester police suspend info-sharing with US

Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins stressed that now more than ever it is necessary that various communities in Manchester unite and reject hatred. Ariana Grande has cancelled her upcoming tour dates after the tragic attack in Manchester which claimed the lives of 22 people . A spokeswoman for PM May declined to comment on the reports.

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Author: 0 Manchester bomber had "proven" links to Islamic State, says French minister

Britain on Tuesday raised its threat level from terrorism to "critical" amid concerns that the 22-year-old Abedi may have accomplices who are planning another attack. Sources said the family are from Cheshire. Abedi also said he was certain Salman had not been in Syria. Early Wednesday, Manchester police arrested a man at a house just a 10-minute walk from Abedi's home.

Author: 0 Militants in Philippines beheaded local police chief: Duterte

The ongoing violence has forced thousands to flee the city of Marawi , located about 816km south of the capital Manila . Duterte cut short his visit to Russian Federation to deal with the violence in the city of Marawi , where the rebel groups have pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS).

Author: 0 Taiwan Becomes the First Country in Asia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

A panel of grand justices of the Constitutional Court ruled on Wednesday that the definition of marriage between a man and a woman violated two articles of the constitution . "The authorities concerned shall amend or enact relevant laws, in accordance with the ruling of this Interpretation, within two years from the issuance of this Interpretation", the top court said in a statement .

Global Nicki Minaj Responds to Manchester Arena Attack: 'We Don't Operate in Fear'
Author: 0 Nicki Minaj Responds to Manchester Arena Attack: 'We Don't Operate in Fear'

PARIS: The bomber who killed 22 people at a concert in the British city of Manchester had "likely" been to Syria, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Wednesday. The group had links to al-Qaida. He did not give any details on the reasons why the father was arrested . A British official said Manchester police have decided not to share further information on the probe with the United States due to leaks blamed on USA officials.

Author: 0 Kremlin meddled all through US election, says ex-CIA boss

He said the CIA is in the business of gathering intelligence, not evidence. The former CIA director's testimony comes one day after The Washington Post reported that Trump had pressured his director of national intelligence and his chief of the National Security Agency to push back against the FBI's ongoing Russian Federation investigation.

Global South Korea fired 450 rounds at flock of birds, says North
Author: 0 South Korea fired 450 rounds at flock of birds, says North

Security Council resolutions. North Korea's often-stated goal is to ideal a nuclear warhead that it can put on a missile capable of hitting Washington or other USA cities. U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said "all options are on the table" as she warned "we don't want to start a fight, so don't give us a reason to have one", according to an interview with NBC on Monday.

Global China installs rocket launchers on disputed South China Sea island
Author: 0 China installs rocket launchers on disputed South China Sea island

After a meeting between Chinese and Asean officials in the southern city of Guiyan, China's foreign ministry said Thursday the draft framework had been agreed upon, although it gave no details of its contents. The reef is one of the several Chinese-controlled features in the South China Sea where China has carried out reclamation work. MANILA- The Philippines and China have agreed to pursue "confidence-building" measures and "identify mutually acceptable approaches" towards resolving the ...

Global Netanyahu: US to Boost Military Aid Amid Saudi Arms Deal
Author: 0 Netanyahu: US to Boost Military Aid Amid Saudi Arms Deal

Trump is now on his first overseas trip since becoming president of the United States . Children were among the dead, police said . There was no immediate claim of responsibility. He drew more applause when he said: "We are telling you right now that Iran will not have nuclear weapons". -Israeli intelligence cooperation is "terrific".

Author: 0 Iranian president: We don't need anyone's permission to test ballistic missiles

Gulf Arab states expressed support for the deal, but also fears that the lifting of sanctions would enable Tehran to pursue destabilizing policies in the Middle East . A report from Chatham House in 2015, before sanctions relief emerged, said Iran is in "severe need" of technology and capital that could emerge from a stronger relationship with worldwide oil and gas companies.

Global President Trump lectures NATO members on cost sharing
Author: 0 President Trump lectures NATO members on cost sharing

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with French President Emmanuel Macron at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Brussels , Thursday, May 25, 2017 . In one nod to Trump, NATO leaders are due to agree later on Thursday for the Western military bloc to join the US -led, 68-nation coalition against Islamic State (IS) militant group in Syria and Iraq.

Global Manchester terror attack: Bomber reportedly visited Germany days before attack
Author: 0 Manchester terror attack: Bomber reportedly visited Germany days before attack

The episode is testing one of the world's closest intelligence-sharing partnerships and could have wider implications for collaboration between the USA and its closest allies. Abedi's 23-year-old brother Ismail was arrested in Manchester on Tuesday. Here is the full statement from Ariana's management: "Due to the tragic events in Manchester the Dangerous Woman tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to ...

Global Leaks of Manchester bomb probe 'reprehensible,' will stop: US envoy
Author: 0 Leaks of Manchester bomb probe 'reprehensible,' will stop: US envoy

Trump had ignored a shouted question about the information sharing relationship with Britain minutes before during Macron's arrival at the US Ambassador to Belgium's residence. "[The] damage is even greater when it involves unauthorised disclosure of potential evidence in the middle of a major counter-terrorism investigation", the statement says.

Author: 0 DOJ ethics experts clear Mueller as special counsel

He made separate appeals to national intelligence director Daniel Coats and National Security Agency (NSA) director Michael Rogers, urging them to publicly deny the existence of any evidence of collusion during last year's election. During the campaign, Trump repeatedly refused to criticize Russian President Vladimir Putin. There is a reason why the FBI is investigating the Trump campaign for potential collusion with Russian Federation.

Global Manchester Arena explosion: Children among the 22 dead
Author: 0 Manchester Arena explosion: Children among the 22 dead

The Pope voiced his "heartfelt solidarity with all those affected by this senseless act of violence", and praised the "tremendous efforts" of the emergency responders and security, offering his prayers for the wounded and those who died. Abedi died in the bombing , which claimed the lives of at least 22 victims and injured dozens more - many of whom were children. The 29-year-old's family had been appealing for information about their son who had been missing since the Ariana Grande ...

Global Eyewitness to Jakarta bombings tells of terror
Author: 0 Eyewitness to Jakarta bombings tells of terror

Mr Widodo called for everyone to "keep calm and maintain unity". National Police spokesman Awi Setyono said there was a link to Islamic State, but added, "We're still studying whether it's an worldwide network". Residents helped clean up debris at the bus terminal in East Jakarta on Thursday, where splattered blood stains and broken glass remained after the attacks.

Global Rouhani: Iran's ballistic missile programme will continue
Author: 0 Rouhani: Iran's ballistic missile programme will continue

Unfortunately, resistance to those changes will remain equally entrenched: Iran's conservatives continue to be a powerful source of resistance. With the institutionalization of semi-competitive elections in Iran, now election campaign gatherings are also becoming some of the few political public gatherings that happen in Iran at least every four years.

Author: 0 House of Burgess: Trump himself the leaker of info

Comey was leading the FBI's probe of possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian operatives whom US intelligence officials say meddled in the 2016 USA presidential election. 'Nothing (is) fully confirmed at this stage, ' Page wrote, adding that if invited, he would also testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, but had yet to receive such a request.

Author: 0 Grande suspends world tour after attack

The issue between Trump's administration and Britain's authorities began after the Times published an article Wednesday that included images of evidence found at the scene of the Manchester terrorist attack, which happened shortly after pop star Ariana Grande finished her show Monday night.

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Author: 0 USAA pulling ads from Hannity's Fox News show

Hannity also called out liberal organizations for publishing his list of advertisers. O'Reilly left for vacation after his April 11 broadcast but was never seen on Fox News Channel again. After facing a barrage of criticism, Fox News retracted a story promoting the conspiracy story and removed it from its website . Despite this, Hannity has pushed reporting on the conspiracy-and advertisers are pulling their funding as a result.

Author: 0 Gen. Keane: Trump Building 'Framework of an Arab NATO' during Mideast Visit

Zarif pledged that Iran is committed to combating terrorism and restoring stability in the region. After 9/11, President Bush reminded the nation that the Muslim faith was "practiced freely by many millions of Americans ". The status of Jerusalem is ultra-sensitive and has been among the most hard issues in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. It comes a week after the United States alliance with Israel was put to the test amid reports that Trump divulged highly classified intelligence ...

Author: 0 Did Manchester Terror Suspect Salman Abedi Meet With ISIS Operatives in Libya?

British police have identified Salman Abedi , 22, as the bomber behind the attack on an Ariana Grande concert Monday in Manchester , England. The paper says that Salman Abedi's support for terrorism was reported this year to the security services, and friends had called Britain's anti-terrorist hotline five years ago with concerns about his views.

Global Katy Perry Pays Tribute to Manchester Bombing Victims at London Concert
Author: 0 Katy Perry Pays Tribute to Manchester Bombing Victims at London Concert

While her response was entirely well meant, it didn't go down well with everybody. I mean this woman has said "oh we need to give them hugs". Katy Perry took a moment during her intimate show at London's Water Rats club on Wednesday night to dedicate "Part of Me" to the victims affected by the concert bombing in Manchester .

Global This is the graph that shows Labour could win this General Election
Author: 0 This is the graph that shows Labour could win this General Election

But former chancellor George Osborne, who was unceremoniously sacked and humiliated by Theresa May when she became Tory leader and Prime Minister a year ago and who now edits London's Evening Standard , tweeted it was a U-turn but "at least this manifesto wasn't carved onto a stone".

Global GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate
Author: 0 GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate

It is possible that Democrat Rob Quist could use the allegations to his advantage and pull out a win in the Montana Special Election . It's unclear whether it was the subject matter that provoked Gianforte or simply Jacobs' presence and persistence in questioning him.

Author: 0 Leaks from bombing probe antagonize British officials

In a statement released after Trump arrived at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance, the president said he would seek an official review to stop leaks that he said posed a serious security threat. Trump had called the leaks "deeply troubling". In an earlier leak, Abedi's name was given to USA media 24 hours after the attack - reportedly against the UK's wishes.

Global Maybe Melania Trump swatted Trump's hand away out of love
Author: 0 Maybe Melania Trump swatted Trump's hand away out of love

Trump's critics seized on the swat as what they view as yet another sign that Melania is so fed up with her husband that she doesn't want him to touch her. Trump's visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories is part of his first trip overseas as president, and follows an initial leg in Saudi Arabia, where he urged Islamic leaders to confront extremism.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump to deliver speech at NATO summit in Brussels

Trump, who unlike other leaders at the summit is not planning to address reporters, did not respond to shouted questions as to whether the United Kingdom can trust the USA with sensitive material. In the discussions, NATO has agreed to issue further support to the US-led coalition against Isis, but debate still remains over each individual nations' financial contributions to the organisation.

Author: 0 ISIS militants storm Philippines city during deadly rampage

He spoke as the fighting raged in Marawi city, where militants seized a priest, 10 worshippers and three church workers from a cathedral as they rampaged through the city. About 120 civilians were rescued from the hospital, the military said. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesman Lt. Col. Jo-Ar Herrera said that Isnilon Hapilon , the leader of the Abu Sayyaf Group, which has pledged allegiance to ISIS, was among the armed men.

Global Manchester bomber's younger brother 'knew about attack'
Author: 0 Manchester bomber's younger brother 'knew about attack'

Greater Manchester Police were said to be "furious" and said they would stop sharing information with the US. "Due to the tragic events in Manchester the Dangerous Woman tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to those lost", a statement said.

Global World leaders condemn Manchester Arena terror attack
Author: 0 World leaders condemn Manchester Arena terror attack

He says terrorists are " evil losers ". "On Tuesday morning, the governor tweeted: "(First Lady Ann Scott) and I continue to pray for the 22 innocent lives lost in the senseless act of hate and terror in Manchester last night. The attack in Manchester was also condemned on Tuesday by Iran, which was singled out by Trump on Sunday as the world's foremost state sponsor of terrorism.

Global Questions About Russia Chase Trump During Israel Visit
Author: 0 Questions About Russia Chase Trump During Israel Visit

Iran categorically denies accusations by the USA and Saudi Arabia , saying Saudi Arabia is the real source of funding for Islamist militants. His chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, has called Islam "the most radical religion" in the world and warned of a "major shooting war" in the Middle East.

Author: 0 Suspected Manchester bomber had 'desire for revenge'

The investigation into the Manchester Arena atrocity has continued apace as security agencies swooped on the suicide bomber's suspected "network". British-born Abedi, 22, blew himself up on Monday night at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by US pop singer Ariana Grande , attended by thousands of children and teenagers.

Global Trump son-in-law now part of Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trump son-in-law now part of Russian Federation probe

Today, the Washington Post published another bombshell report describing how federal investigators are "focusing on a series of meetings" between Jared Kushner and the Russian ambassador. His attorney, Jamie Gorelick , told the Post that he has volunteered to share information with a Congress on the nature of the meetings. Trump fired Comey May 9 amid questions about the FBI's investigation.

Author: 0 Trump Praised The Philippines' Deadly Crackdown On Drugs

Army tanks and troop carriers have rolled into the city. Forces had initially been confident they would capture or kill the elusive Hapilon, regarded by the United States as one of the world's most risky terrorists. At least 21 people have been killed in the fighting, and thousands have evacuated the city. Ms. Duterte-Carpio immediately met with Task Force Davao Chief Colonel Erwin Bernard Neri and Davao City Police Office (DCPO) Chief Senior Superintendent Alexander Tagum to discuss the ...

Global Rubin: Israelis pleased, overall, with Trump visit
Author: 0 Rubin: Israelis pleased, overall, with Trump visit

Israel's occupation of East Jerusalem effectively put the entire city under de-facto Israeli control. Paul Gosar of Prescott and Andy Biggs of Gilbert - believe such a move would be the right thing to do, others say it would set back the already hard peace process between the Israelis and Palestinians, both of whom lay claim to Jerusalem .

Author: 0 Trump urges North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners to pay their share for defense

Trump issued a statement Thursday saying the White House intends to get to the bottom of what he called "deeply troubling" leaks of information. "I am asking the Department of Justice and other relevant agencies to launch a complete review of this matter, and if appropriate, the culprit should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law".

Global Melania Trump dodges Donald's attempt to hold her hand ... again
Author: 0 Melania Trump dodges Donald's attempt to hold her hand ... again

Mr Abbas' Fatah party is at sharp odds with Islamist group Hamas, which is in power in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza, leaving no unified Palestinian position on peace. Trump's visit to Jerusalem has been laden with religious symbolism. In the afternoon, the prime minister attended the dedication of the Six-Day War Museum at Jerusalem's Ammunition Hill .

Author: 0 Oil resumes gain toward $52

Non-OPEC countries led by Russian Federation chipped in with a further 600,000-barrel reduction. The "fly in the ointment" in OPEC's plan has been the ability of resilient USA shale producers to respond quickly to improving prices while driving their down costs, said Judith Dwarkin, chief economist with RS Energy Group in Calgary.

Global Trump says he never mentioned Israel in Russian Federation meeting
Author: 0 Trump says he never mentioned Israel in Russian Federation meeting

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected Mr Tillerson's suggestion that moving the embassy might harm the peace process, while a US Consulate official caused outrage by saying the Western Wall, one of Judaism's holiest sites, was "not in your [Israel's] territory but part of the West Bank".

Global Forest Fire Forces Evacuation of Manitoba First Nation
Author: 0 Forest Fire Forces Evacuation of Manitoba First Nation

Manitoba Sustainable Development now lists the fire, which is approximately seven kilometres north of the community, as out of control. "Our team will ensure the evacuees receive the assistance they need during this trying time", Shawn Feely , vice-president of Manitoba and Nunavut Canadian Red Cross, said in the news release.

Global United Kingdom police arrest 3 in connection with Manchester bomb
Author: 0 United Kingdom police arrest 3 in connection with Manchester bomb

He confirmed that another son, Ismail, 23, was arrested Tuesday in Manchester. Salem said that the bomber's 18-year-old brother Hashem, however, admitted that both he and the attacker were part of ISIS. It also said he was a resident of Qasr bin Ghasheer neighborhood in the Libyan capital Tripoli before he fled and sought refuge in United Kingdom accompanied by his wife and returned home after the ousted of Qaddafi.

Global EU, Trump at odds on Russian Federation, trade, climate -EU's Tusk
Author: 0 EU, Trump at odds on Russian Federation, trade, climate -EU's Tusk

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. As her reality TV star husband met many of his Western allies for the first time as USA president on Thursday, Melania Trump was offered a different take on the surreal by her hosts in Brussels .The first lady, a Slovenian-born former model, toured a museum dedicated to Belgian surrealist painter Rene Magritte in the company ...

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