Author: 0 Nations agree on South China Sea

Both sides exchanged views on issues related to the South China Sea in a frank, in-depth, and friendly manner, where both sides reiterated their commitment to cooperate and to find ways forward to strengthen mutual trust and confidence. Meanwhile, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin noted on Chinese state television that the framework agreement took the concerns of all parties into account.

Author: 0 Iran President Hassan Rouhani Blasts Trump's Saudi Summit

Stability in the Middle East can not be achieved without Tehran's help, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned US President Donald Trump . "Americans resorted to many different methods against Iran but failed in all ... The 68-year-old leader also said the United States had been wrong in its interventions in Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen. Iranian-backed forces have been fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and support the government of President Bashar Assad in its battle against ...

Global Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack
Author: 0 Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack

Trump administration has come under scrutiny for leaks of confidential intelligence . President Trump said should the individual who leaked the Manchester photographs to the New York Times be found, they "should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law".

Author: 0 Manchester terror attack: Police investigating 'network' over concert bombing

Hashem Abedi, the younger brother of the man who bombed the Manchester Arena Monday, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of having links to the Islamic State , Reuters reported . "This is not us". One device was blown up in a controlled explosion and security sources say there is a real possibility other bombs are yet to be found.

Global Treasury chief to Congress: Raise debt limit before August
Author: 0 Treasury chief to Congress: Raise debt limit before August

The review suggests that Trump's support for Boeing's defense and jetliner businesses could have political limits. Iran has said that halting the aircraft sales would breach the nuclear agreement, though some legal experts say the Treasury has the authority to withdraw the licenses.

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Author: 0 After OPEC deal, Texas oil regulator boasts of victory

Extending the deal will bring producers prices stability, Nigerian Oil Minister Emmanuel Kachikwu said in a television interview. Brent crude oil dropped as much as $1.24 a barrel to a low of $52.72 before regaining some ground to trade 80 cents lower at $53.16 by 1100 GMT.

Global Emmanuel Macron out-Trumps Donald Trump in handshake duel before NATO Summit
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron out-Trumps Donald Trump in handshake duel before NATO Summit

World leaders, including French President Emmanu. But France's new President Emmanuel Macron , all of 39, kept his cool when a smiling Donald Trump congratulated him on his "tremendous victory" on Thursday. At one point, Macron appears to push down on Trump's in what looks to be an effort to make it stop. CBS News reports that Trump has described himself as a "germ freak", writing in one his books that he'd often thought of "taking out a series of newspaper ads encouraging the ...

Author: 0 Manchester bombing: Police make two more arrests

A source said British investigators were hunting for anyone who may have helped build the suicide bomb and who could be ready to kill again. It said the photos had been gathered by British authorities at the scene of the attack. 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 US media of details about the police investigation.

Author: 0 Israeli Army Radio: Saudi persuaded Trump to postpone embassy move

The White House said earlier that Trump was being updated on the attack by his national security team. Delivering a joint statement with Abbas in Bethlehem, Trump said: "The terrorists and extremists, and those who give them aid and comfort, must be driven out from our society forever".

Author: 0 Army destroys several Pakistani posts along LoC

The Indian Army on Tuesday claimed to have decimated several Pakistani military posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir in a recent "punitive assault" as part of counter-terror strategy to stop cross-border militant incursion. When asked about the attack, Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit told CNN-News18 that he had not received any reports from Pakistani side on this.

Author: 0 Smith thinks LeBron lacked confidence in Cavs loss

James said reviewing the film from Game 3 was not "tough to watch" because it was clear what changed the game in the second half. Me, personally, I didn't have it. Cleveland shot 63.6% on threes in the first half, but in the second half, Cleveland made just two of 17. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue was an assistant in Boston and said his team reminds him of those Celtics teams with Kevin Garnett , Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo.

Author: 0 Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to pay up

Trump called on NATO , an organisation founded on collective defence against the Soviet threat, to include limiting immigration in its tasks as well as fighting terrorism and deterring Russian Federation. Trump, who said there is "no relationship we cherish more " than the one with the United Kingdom, declared the leaks "deeply troubling" and said he was asking the Justice Department to lead an investigation into the matter.

Global Trump's Messy, Mostly Successful Israel Visit
Author: 0 Trump's Messy, Mostly Successful Israel Visit

Netanyahu's praise for Trump and his policy realignment is significant in light of his strained relationship with President Barack Obama. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. After mentioning threats to Israel from Hezbollah, Hamas and Iran, he said, "not with Donald J. Trump", drawing enthusiastic applause. Saying he hoped Trump would go down in history as the president who brought peace to Israelis and Palestinians, Abbas said in ...

Global Senate Intelligence Committee votes to give leaders solo subpoena power
Author: 0 Senate Intelligence Committee votes to give leaders solo subpoena power

In a statement to reporters regarding the subpoenas , panel vice chairman Mark Warner said on Tuesday that the committee disagrees "with General Flynn's lawyers' interpretation of taking the Fifth ". "If there in fact is not a response, we will seek advice on how to proceed forward", Burr said. Both he and Mr Flynn have denied any collusion with Russian Federation or involvement in any plot to disrupt the election.

Author: 0 Suspected Manchester bomber had 'desire for revenge', says source

Eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussis is so far the youngest named victim. The government said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed Wednesday instead of police in high-profile sites in London and elsewhere. The MI5 domestic security service is managing around 500 active investigations, involving some 3,000 "subjects of interest", the senior government ministry source said.

Global Senate panel says it will subpoena Michael Flynn businesses
Author: 0 Senate panel says it will subpoena Michael Flynn businesses

Others discussed leveraging their ties to Viktor F. Yanukovych, the deposed president of Ukraine living in exile in Russian Federation, who at one time had worked closely with Mr. Everything but immunity, he added. Both have denied any collusion with the Russian government to disrupt the election. "I encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and USA persons involved in the Trump campaign", Brennan told ...

Author: 0 Britain 'Furious' Over US Leaks on Manchester Attack

The younger brother and father of suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester have been arrested in Tripoli on suspicion of links with Isis. media before British officials felt ready to disclose them. British authorities did not say that the investigation had in fact been compromised by the leaks.

Global Russia Probe Mounts: 3 Intelligence Directors Testify Before Congress
Author: 0 Russia Probe Mounts: 3 Intelligence Directors Testify Before Congress

The report Wednesday says the Russians zeroed in on Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn , a former head of US military intelligence who was a key Trump campaign adviser. "There are court decisions that provide there may be a limited Fifth Amendment right in terms of document production, but it is only limited". The chairman of a House oversight committee says the FBI will not be turning over memos and other materials that detail discussions between former FBI Director ...

Global Donald Trump shoves fellow world leader aside at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting
Author: 0 Donald Trump shoves fellow world leader aside at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting

Trump then shrugs and adjusts his jacket. Bains said Trump's win likely caught the Liberals off guard, forcing them to take additional time to regroup. And the new headquarters, inaugurated at the summit on Thursday, was reported to have cost over $1 billion. But in remarks that humiliated other leaders, Trump said that " NATO members must finally contribute their fair share and meet their financial obligations".

Global What we know about the Manchester bomber
Author: 0 What we know about the Manchester bomber

After Trump defended his decision to discuss intelligence with the Russians during a White House meeting, Prime Minister Theresa May said last week that Britain would continue to share intelligence with the United States. The move sparked a brief period of alarm, coming amid a fast-moving investigation into Monday night's deadly bomb blast at Manchester Arena that killed 22.

Author: 0 Trump Tells Netanyahu, Abbas to Compromise to Make Peace - Tillerson

Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia , Israel and Palestine take on enormous significance, evidently so - he has used every platform to dish out what he feels about each country. "So we are telling you right now that Iran will not have nuclear weapons", the president added, standing alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu .

Global Mueller returns: Can he save Trump from himself?
Author: 0 Mueller returns: Can he save Trump from himself?

He then embarked on a vitriolic attack on his former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, claiming Comey had been "very unpopular with most people" who had had "a poor, poor performance in Congress". The claims in the newspaper, which cited notes from a meeting, were not disputed by the White House, which attacked Mr Comey for "grandstanding and politicising the investigation into Russia's actions" in response to the reports .

Author: 0 Mueller Cleared by DOJ Ethics Experts to Lead Russia Probe

Mueller's participation in the matters assigned to him is appropriate", the Justice Department said in a statement on Tuesday. For over a week, government officials and the general public have debated as to whether or not the president's request that then-FBI Director James Comey abandon the Russian investigation was an official misuse of power.

Global Montana GOP candidate charged after allegedly 'body slamming' reporter (w/audio)
Author: 0 Montana GOP candidate charged after allegedly 'body slamming' reporter (w/audio)

Fox reporter Alicia Acuna, who witnessed the assault first hand on Wednesday night, explained that "Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him". "The Republican candidate for Congress not only lost the endorsement of this newspaper Wednesday night when, according to witnesses, he put his hands around the throat of a reporter asking him about his health care stance, threw him to the ground and punched him - he should lose the confidence of ...

Global Philippines' Duterte asks Putin for arms support
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte asks Putin for arms support

Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano sought to downplay the exchange that allegedly took place between Xi and Duterte, saying both of them only spoke about how to avoid maritime conflict . Duterte said continuing sporadic skirmishes showed the group's "capability to sow terror and unleash harassment and inflict destruction" across the country's south.

Global Trump in handshake showdown: Macron just won't let go
Author: 0 Trump in handshake showdown: Macron just won't let go

Macron stands outside greeting several diplomats, Trump among them, sharing brief handshakes and smiles in typical political fashion. Macron, without his wife Brigitte, was greeted on the doorstep of the US ambassador's residence by Trump and First Lady Melania Trump .

Global Trump Slams NATO Leaders for Not Spending Enough on Defense
Author: 0 Trump Slams NATO Leaders for Not Spending Enough on Defense

Trump advisers vigorously contest the idea that the president's more measured tenor overseas is the result of significant staff intervention, arguing that the president himself is behind the approach for his first foreign trip. Stoltenberg and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will also unveil a part of the Berlin Wall that once divided East and West Germany. She said she had learned that it's "not walls that will be successful, but open societies that are built on common values".

Global U.K. resumes sharing Manchester attack info with U.S.
Author: 0 U.K. resumes sharing Manchester attack info with U.S.

The incident, which came as concertgoers were preparing to leave an Ariana Grande concert in the city's heart, took the lives of at least 22 people , including several children. "This is not us", the 51-year-old Abedi said in a telephone interview from Tripoli . There were also reports Abedi's parents were so anxious about him being radicalised in Manchester that they got him to join them in Libya and confiscated his passport.

Global Trump warned of another 9/11 as he targets Iran
Author: 0 Trump warned of another 9/11 as he targets Iran

Or rather, most of those 55 million people would vote, but many would not, because there is great disillusionment with President Hassan Rouhani's promises to improve the economy - and therefore also with the global treaty on curbing Iran's nuclear weapons ambitions that was supposed to bring back prosperity.

Global Arrested, 4 Top Officials Suspended Over Saharanpur Violence
Author: 0 Arrested, 4 Top Officials Suspended Over Saharanpur Violence

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), meanwhile, traded charges against each other over the violence. According to sources, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is reported to have taken a grim view of the return of caste clashes between Dalits and Rajputs and ordered the suspension of District Magistrate N.P.

Global Kansas lawmakers vote to increase school funding
Author: 0 Kansas lawmakers vote to increase school funding

The CBO specifies that these people would have difficulty getting affordable coverage "despite the additional funding that would be available". He said Obama's law is "not going to just magically, magically somehow get better" and said Democrats were trying to "blame someone other than themselves for the failures of Obamacare" by not working with the GOP.

Global UK stops sharing info with US
Author: 0 UK stops sharing info with US

Trump on Thursday pledged to "get to the bottom" of leaks of sensitive information, calling the leaks " deeply troubling ". Citing an unnamed government source, British newspaper The Guardian reported United Kingdom officials "are furious" over the leaks that are "completely unacceptable".

Global Poll shows depths of unpopularity of Trump and Congress among NYers
Author: 0 Poll shows depths of unpopularity of Trump and Congress among NYers

Democrats, on the other hand, largely disapproved of Trump's performance, with an approval rating down 7 percent from January. Among independents, Trump's approval rating fell from 42 percent in April to 34 percent now. "[These] are red flags that the administration simply can't brush away". The journey has been relatively controversy-free thus far, and the president has been received warmly by his hosts, so the White House is likely hoping the trip will help the president's numbers rebound.

Author: 0 Philippines under ISIS Threat and creates ties with Russian Federation

The latest close call came in January, when the military dropped bombs on a militant camp where Hapilon was seen. Duterte declared martial rule for 60 days in the entire southern Mindanao region, the restive third of the Philippine archipelago, on Tuesday evening to try to crush those who have aligned themselves with the self-styled Islamic State terrorist group, occupied a hospital, jail and other buildings and battled troops in an audacious attack in Marawi City, ABC reported .

Global Arsenal v Chelsea FA Cup final preview
Author: 0 Arsenal v Chelsea FA Cup final preview

Arsenal and Chelsea will meet in the 136th FA Cup final on Saturday at Wembley. "As a club, with the way the season's panned out, it's not a (league) position we want to be in at all", Welbeck told the club's official website. "I just want to keep on improving in every game we play, it's a new role for me". And Arsene Wenger is under pressure to quit the Emirates when his contract expires next month.

Global Armed Man Arrested At Phoenix Comicon After Threatening Police
Author: 0 Armed Man Arrested At Phoenix Comicon After Threatening Police

The man was taken in without any injuries, and he has since been taken into custody for questioning. Held at the Phoenix Convention Center in the downtown area (pictured), prop weapons carried into the four-day event are supposed to be inspected by security staff.

Global Israeli-Palestinian peace deal: It's much harder than Trump thinks
Author: 0 Israeli-Palestinian peace deal: It's much harder than Trump thinks

Netanyahu would prefer to undermine any initiatives by setting embarrassing conditions for Abbas, especially forcing him to make certain declarations, conditions for which Netanyahu could mobilize sufficient Israeli public support and thereby place the ball in the Palestinians' court.

Author: 0 Gunmen take Catholic hostages; Philippines' Duterte imposes martial law

Trump's phone call with the controversial leader has put the Pentagon into panic mode over the potential problems that could arise. President Trump met President Xi Jinping on April 7 and asked China to exert more pressure on North Korea and if it dosen't work, the US will act alone.

Global House panel will subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 House panel will subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

Capitol in Washington , US, May 23, 2017. Burr and Warner said they received formal notification Monday that Flynn would neither consent to an interview nor comply with a committee subpoena for document production. The conversations focused on Paul Manafort, the Trump campaign chairman at the time, and Michael T. Flynn, a retired general who was advising Mr. Trump, the officials said.

Author: 0 Trump's Israel trip sparks 'revival of encouragement'

In the first public comment by an Israeli official on the $110-billion US sale of ships, tanks and the latest anti-missile systems to the kingdom, Lieberman said he had expressed his concerns in recent talks with US National Security Advisor HR McMaster.

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Author: 0 President Trump arrives in Jerusalem

President Donald Trump delivered a speech Jerusalem reaffirming his desire to get the ultimate deal done: resolving the century-long conflict between Israel and Palestine. The U.S. has never recognized Israeli sovereignty over parts of the Old City seized in the 1967 war. The ongoing story of his May 10 meeting with the Russians is a total disaster for him and one that he and his White House team haven't figured out a good answer for yet.

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Author: 0 Marking difference with U.S., France urges dialogue with Iran

Rouhani was expected to address the speech in a press conference Monday evening local time. The nuclear agreement Mr Rouhani's government reached with global powers in 2015, under which most worldwide sanctions have been lifted in return for Iran curbing its nuclear programme, is likely to remain safe.

Author: 0 Manchester Bomber Seen Buying Rucksack In City On Friday: Foreign Media

Details published on the other side of the Atlantic first included the initial death toll, that it was a suicide attack and, to the frustration of British authorities, the name of the bomber. Another official said, "We knew he was going a little insane and left, but he went quiet and returned a few days ago, and we had no information about him in between".

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