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Author: 0 Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

Philippine security forces bombed a southern city on Thursday as they battled Islamist militants who were holding hostages and reported to have murdered at least 11 civilians. Five soldiers and one policeman died in the clashes, while 13 gunmen were killed, according to the military. Black smoke billows from burning houses as fighting between government troops and the Maute group rages near the provincial capitol in Marawi on May 25, 2017.

Author: 0 Trump to seek Supreme Court review on travel ban

The other plaintiffs include refugee resettlement organizations - in addition to the ban on entry for nationals of the six countries, Trump's executive order also suspended all refugee admission - and six individuals who allege that Trump's executive order would impact the ability of their immediate family members to obtain visas or enter the U.S.as refugees.

Author: 0 23 dead in attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

Christians, who have been generally supportive of Sissi's government, have become increasingly critical of the country's security forces inability to protect their places of worship. The video showed images of a suicide bomber who killed almost 30 people inside a packed Cairo church in December. Minya is home to a sizable Christian minority.

Global Jared Kushner a 'focus' in Russia probe
Author: 0 Jared Kushner a 'focus' in Russia probe

As the federal investigation into any alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation continues to expand, the president's son-in-law has now been named as a person of interest in the inquiry. But behind the scenes, Trump and his team appear to have worked assiduously to get FBI investigators to either stop their digging, or to lean on congressional and intelligence officials to get them to back Trump by saying there is nothing there.

Global Christian leaders urge Trump to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Author: 0 Christian leaders urge Trump to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, right, talks with Aerosmith's lead singer Steven Tyler after the two met by coincidence following a visit to the Western Wall on May 15. The two leaders most needed to rejuvenate the peace process, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, have shown little inclination toward significant concessions - though experts say they have no choice but to cooperate with Trump.

Author: 0 Manchester Police to stop sharing information with U.S.

Speaking after a meeting of the government's COBRA crisis committee, May said " the public should remain vigilant ". A picture released by British authorities of Salman Abedi , the suspect behind a suicide bombing that ripped into young fans at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena on May 22, 2017.

Author: 0 British official says bomber was somewhat known

As chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, McCaul is one of several USA politicians given classified intelligence briefings on topics like the Manchester attack. He did not say where his son was at the time . The British government is investigating the source of the leaks. May 25 British Prime Minister Theresa May will confront U.S.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan: Gianforte should apologize after reporter 'bodyslam'

Gianforte's campaign released a statement contradicting Jacobs' version of events stating that when the candidate tried to push Jacob's recorder away, Jacobs grabbed his hand and bringing both of them to the ground. With 84 percent of precincts reporting, Gianforte had earned 50.8 percent of the vote to lead Democrat Rob Quist, who polled 43.8 percent, CNN reported , citing Edison Research.

Global N. Korea balloons prompted warning shots: Seoul
Author: 0 N. Korea balloons prompted warning shots: Seoul

North Korea said on Monday it had successfully tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile to confirm the reliability of the late-stage guidance of the warhead, indicating further advances in the ability to hit U.S. He even ordered the missile to be "rapidly mass-produced". What Does It Mean For The Rest Of The World? China is within range and can be hit by North Korea's nuclear-tipped missile, a North Korean lecturer told a group of state officials about a week after the ...

Global Donald Trump offers his hand to wife who slaps it away
Author: 0 Donald Trump offers his hand to wife who slaps it away

He has spoken of reviving long-stalled peace efforts between the Israelis and Palestinians, but few specifics have emerged of how he intends to do so. The visit raised questions about whether the USA would indicate the site is Israeli territory. On May 21, Israeli Jews celebrated 50 years of Jewish sovereignty over Jerusalem with a light show on the Old City walls, and the highlight was a rendition of the late Leonard Cohen's most popular song, Hallelujah.

Global North Korea says missile ready to be deployed. Should US be anxious?
Author: 0 North Korea says missile ready to be deployed. Should US be anxious?

The ministry also highlighted that South Korea is is the one mainly leading discussions at the United Nations on drafting new sanctions against the North for its latest missile launch. On another front, the Blue House said Tuesday that Moon, a devout Catholic, will soon deliver a personally handwritten letter to Pope Francis, thanking him for visiting South Korea in August 2014 and "hoping he prays for peace and reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula".

Author: 0 Gianforte closing in on win, Quist takes Park County

House Speaker Paul Ryan , a Republican, said what occurred was “wrong and should not happen.” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat , called Gianforte “a wannabe Trump.”. Few other Republican lawmakers weighed in on the incident. Jacobs said he was attempting to ask the congressional candidate a question about his response to the Congressional Budget Office's analysis of the American Health Care Act.

Author: 0 Are US intelligence leaks jeopardizing Manchester attack investigation?

Officials said all those hospitalised had been identified. The British government has expressed its anger at the release in USA media of details from the investigation into Monday's concert attack, including photographs of parts of the bomb which left 22 people dead, including children.

Author: 0 President Trump to attend G7 meetings in Italy

Later, as they took the traditional "family photo" group shot, the heads of state quietly kept their distance from Trump, who minutes earlier was caught on video appearing to push the prime minister of Montenegro out of the way to get to his spot.

Author: 0 New business and old ties on agenda as Modi tours Europe

Ney said his country stands with India in the fight against terror and also pointed out that Germany has been sharing intelligence with the Indian government. He further said that the Prime Minister during his election campaign promised about two crore jobs a year. We need to create over 34 crore jobs by 2028, but what is the state of domestic investment and bank credit? The NDA government has built crores of toilets in the last three years, he said.

Global India's campaign ends after 0-3 loss to China at quarters
Author: 0 India's campaign ends after 0-3 loss to China at quarters

Jongkolphan Kititharakul and Sapsiree Taeratta-nachai clinched a semi-final berth for Thailand with a final match win over Denmark. Despite Indonesia defeating Denmark 3-2 in the last group 1D match. 1 Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo. The experienced Chinese combination had the last laugh as they beat Ashwini and Satwiksairaj 16-21, 21-13, 21-16 in the first match that lasted an hour and three minutes.

Author: 0 Trump gives pledge to deliver peace to Israel

Shai added that if Netanyahu cooperates with a peace initiative and finds himself with a coalition crisis because the right-wing Jewish Home party bolts the coalition, the Zionist Union is "ready to help him politically". The Palestinians want the eastern part of the city to be the capital of their future state, which will include the West Bank and Gaza. Trump's approach has largely been welcomed in the region.

Global FBI looks at Kushner-Russia meetings; more documents sought
Author: 0 FBI looks at Kushner-Russia meetings; more documents sought

Kushner has described how, beginning last June, he began testing the use of data targeting to sell Trump merchandise. "Mr Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings", Jamie Gorelick , one of his attorneys, said in a statement.

Global Senate Intelligence Committee Using Subpoenas To Pursue Russia Probe
Author: 0 Senate Intelligence Committee Using Subpoenas To Pursue Russia Probe

He also confirmed the CIA set up a special group with the NSA and Federal Bureau of Investigation in late summer to investigate the extent of Russian intervention in the presidential election and warned Alexander Bortnikov, head of Russian intelligence agency, in a call to stop interfering.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police arrest three more in Manchester bombing investigation

A spokesman for an anti-terror force in Libya says the suspect in the Manchester bombing attack telephoned his mother hours before the attack and said, "Forgive me". Police said three suspects were arrested Wednesday around Manchester, and Abedi's father told The Associated Press that Abedi's brother Ismail was arrested Tuesday in the area.

Author: 0 Manchester police stopped sharing info with US after leaks

Greater Manchester Police hopes to resume normal intelligence relationships - a two-way flow of information - soon but is now " furious ", the BBC understands. Prior to the pictures being released, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, referred to the leaking of Abedi's name in the American media before it was publicly released as "irritating".

Global Trump vows 'unwavering' fight against terrorism at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Author: 0 Trump vows 'unwavering' fight against terrorism at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Theresa May had warned the special relationship could be harmed by the repeated leaking of confidential details and raised her concerns with Mr Trump while they were waiting for the "family photograph" to be taken at the summit. What's more, before the speech his Secretary of State said without qualification, "Of course we support Article 5". "They live with it every day", he told Foreign Policy.

Global Britain ´furious´ over U.S. leaks on Manchester attack
Author: 0 Britain ´furious´ over U.S. leaks on Manchester attack

British Prime Minister Theresa May said that it is a possibility we can not ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack, after a suicide bomber killed 22 people , including children, at a pop concert late Monday in Manchester .

Global Trump says Mideast deal not easy
Author: 0 Trump says Mideast deal not easy

He also sounded a pessimistic note about chance for a Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, which Trump is attempting to broker. President Trump said he is "personally committed to helping Israelis and Palestinians achieve a peace agreement".

Author: 0 Images of shrapnel, backpack and detonator used in Manchester bombing emerge

Manchester police Chief Ian Hopkins said the story and photographs were "distressing" to victims' families. United Kingdom police investigating the suicide bombing in Manchester , England, have stopped sharing information about what they have found with their USA counterparts, according to a BBC report.

Author: 0 Salman Abedi: Manchester bomber's Libya links

She said security services were working to see if a wider group was involved in the attack, which fell less than three weeks before a national election. Heavily armed police raided an apartment building in Manchester on Wednesday afternoon, blasting the door open with a controlled explosion. A younger brother, 18-year-old Hashim, was also arrested in Tripoli on Tuesday night, a Libyan government spokesperson told the Associated Press .

Author: 0 Pro-Palestinian Protesters Clash with Police at Jerusalem Old City Gate

A USA official said in a statement that the American President's administration seeks to strengthen ties between Israel and the Arab countries in the Middle East. Ambassador Ron Dermer, who was among a group of dignitaries seated in the meeting, clearly displayed his emotions after Mr Trump carried on his speech by saying, "We've just got back from the Middle East".

Author: 0 Abe congratulates Iranian President Rouhani on re-election

Rouhani secured 57 percent of ballots cast in a first round of voting, Interior Minister Rahmani Fazli said at a news conference in Tehran. Some said the pattern was all too familiar from Rouhani's first victory four years ago and Khatami's victories the previous decade.

Author: 0 Putin to meet with Macron in Paris on May 29

FILE- In this photo taken Sunday Feb. 10, 2013, French soldiers secure the area where a suicide bomber exploded at the entrance of Gao, northern Mali. Macron said he hopes Germany will continue to support the French and United Nations mission in West Africa, even if they will not intervene directly.

Author: 0 IS behead police and kill 20 in Philippines

As authorities worked to clear the city, residents spoke of their terror. Thousands of citizens have fled after the Maute group torched several buildings and occupied various parts of Marawi . "We have not seen any concrete evidence of material support from IS", military spokesman Brig. Herrera said that there are still "sightings" of militant fighters in the city.

Author: 0 British Police Decry Apparent U.S. Leaks Of Manchester Attack Evidence

May said Thursday she would raise leaks with Trump when the pair meet at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels , Belgium . The official said that the prime minister, "expressed the view that the intelligence-sharing relationship we have with the U.S.is hugely important and valuable, but that the information that we share should be kept secure".

Author: 0 Iran denounces Trump's remarks in Riyadh

USA Today quoted a June 2016 Facebook posting in which Trump said, "Saudi Arabia and numerous countries that gave vast amounts of money to the Clinton Foundation want women as slaves and to kill gays". The only way to peace in the Middle East is a pull-out of the U.S. forces from the region, Xinhau news agency quoted Jazayeri as saying. Trump will have visited significant homes of three major religions by his trip's end, Islam, Judaism and Christianity, a point that his senior aides say ...

Global Senators bounce back to beat Penguins, force Game 7
Author: 0 Senators bounce back to beat Penguins, force Game 7

Yet here the Senators are, alive and still skating with a chance to eliminate the deeper, more experienced and more explosive Stanley Cup champions. When they were picking the U.S. Olympic team a few years ago, Brian Burke may have said of Ryan that "He can't spell intensity" - but he has clearly been to night school.

Global Ex-CIA Chief Says He Warned Russia to Stay Out of Election
Author: 0 Ex-CIA Chief Says He Warned Russia to Stay Out of Election

Flynn similarly said he would not provide information to the Senate Intelligence Committee, which also plans to issue subpoenas to gain access to it. ABC News said Page himself told it about the scheduled testimony . Flynn has since been implicated in offering misleading answers about his Russian Federation contacts to the Pentagon when he applied to renew his security clearance previous year and could face charges for failing to file as a foreign agent after accepting more than $500,000 ...

Author: 0 Spicer Absent From Trump's Visit With Pope Francis

President Donald Trump said he had a "fantastic meeting" with Pope Francis at the Vatican, before flying to Belgium on the next leg of his first overseas trip as commander-in-chief. Vatican protocol dictates that women should wear long sleeves, formal black clothing and a black veil during private audiences with the pope. It's likely that both sides will seek to highlight such common ground after their Wednesday morning audience.

Author: 0 Fox News Founder Roger Ailes Dies Aged 77

Roger Ailes was defiant on his way out the door at Fox News 10 months ago, insisting that multiple sexual harassment allegations against him were "baseless", even as the network indicated otherwise. "He will be remembered by the many people on both sides of the camera that he discovered, nurtured and promoted", Murdoch said. The Palm Beach County Medical Examiner's Office says the Fox News Channel founder died of a subdural hematoma - or bleeding on the brain - caused by the fall.

Global Manchester Arena blast: Police were tipped off about bomber
Author: 0 Manchester Arena blast: Police were tipped off about bomber

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent condolences on behalf of the Israeli people to British Prime Minister Theresa May for the terror attack at a pop concert in Manchester . Mr Collomb said: "We only know what the British investigators have told us". Two brothers of the bomber were arrested in the hours immediately following the suicide attack on the concert.

Author: 0 Gianforte elected in Montana day after alleged assault

Gianforte accountable", Quist said Thursday night. Many see the closely watched election as a referendum on the policies and practices of Trump. Gianforte: I'm sick and exhausted of you guys. Scarborough said, adding that people are "clueless" if they think "the thuggish behavior from the president of the United States does not have an impact on people who are trying to emulate him".

Global Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive
Author: 0 Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive

While gathering at NATO's new headquarters in Brussels , Belgium, on Thursday, a group of members are seen walking together to get to a meeting. Finally, he thanked the 9/11 Museum in NY for providing a section of the North Tower and the people of Germany for a section of the Berlin Wall to be displayed at the new NATO headquarters.

Author: 0 British police make tenth arrest in connection to Manchester bombing

The rest of the suspects remain in custody. This was highlighted in the 2006 trans-Atlantic liquid bomb plot. Police's chief constable Ian Hopkins said on Thursday that they were are all men. he was banned". Mohammed Fadl, a community leader, rejected that account. Born and raised in Manchester, Abedi attended the Burnage Academy for Boys, a school with a large proportion of ethnic minority students, from 2009 to 2011.

Author: 0 Muslim countries must lead anti-terrorism battle

As the Economist details , according to sharia law in Saudi Arabia, "Saudi Arabia is one of the only Muslim-majority countries that legally imposes a dress code (Iran is another)". Later in the day Trump signed a series of economic and military deals, including a military sales deal worth $110 billion, and was presented with a gold medal.

Author: 0 Manchester Suspect Returned from Libya 'Days' before Attack

On the matter, Trump said the leaks were "deeply troubling", promising an investigation after British police said the publication of forensic photographs had caused distress to victims' relatives. Fifteen-year-old Millie Robson, wearing one of Grande's T-shirts, told the queen she had won VIP tickets to the pop star's concert. The elder Abedi, also known as Abu Ismail, denied that he was part of the militant group and told The Associated Press that his son was not involved in the concert ...

Author: 0 Philippine troops battle terrorists in besieged city with helicopters, tanks

FORMER President Fidel Ramos on Friday said the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte should not entertain the idea of expanding martial law in the Visayas and other parts of the country. Duterte submitted to Congress on Thursday the proclamation of martial law for review as required by the constitution. The Catholic church said militants were using Christians and a priest as human shields and had contacted cardinals with threats to execute hostages unless government troops ...

Global FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump
Author: 0 FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

Gorelick says he will do the same if he is contacted in connection with any other inquiry. House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz , R-Utah, is renewing his request for documents pertaining to former FBI Director James Comey. "Whereas the Special Counsel is conducting a criminal or counterintelligence investigation that will occur largely behind closed doors, the Committee's work will shed light on matters of high public interest, regardless of whether there is evidence of ...

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