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Author: 0 Donald Trump: Did the President just shove aside a prime minister?

UNIDENTIFIED BAND: (Playing "The Star-Spangled Banner"). However, in his public comments, Trump did not offer specific assurances on Article 5 . RYAN CHILCOTE: NATO's secretary-general said the unveilings of the wall and wreckage from the World Trade Center in NY signify the importance of the alliance.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police arrest another man in concert bombing probe

And Ian Hopkins, the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police , has now essentially explained why. German intelligence officials told the Financial Times that the future bomber traveled from Turkey, where many Westerners access Syria, to Britain via the Dusseldorf Airport four days before the attack, the same day that his mother says he was in Libya.

Author: 0 G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade and climate

What does the G7 stand for, who are they key players and what are the potential bust-ups? It was "no secret" that the USA and the rest of the group had very different positions on climate change and trade . The same thing goes for free trade , Freeland added. She'll ask leaders from the G7 group of nations to help her force online firms to do more to stop terrorists spreading hate.

Author: 0 US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

The presence of malaria in North Korea's southern regions also poses a health problem for South Koreans living in border areas. President Moon Jae-in is scheduled for his first bilateral summit with Trump in Washington next month. He is said to have told them that President Trump signed a State Department policy report calling for exerting "every possible pressure" diplomatically on North Korea , including four main strategies.

Author: 0 Brother of Manchester terrorist Salmen Abedi 'arresed in Lybia' over Isis links

Police in Manchester said they executed two warrants on Tuesday as part of the investigation, including a raid involving a controlled detonation. Police said they were assessing a package carried by the man in Wigan. "Until we can be reassured that there is no continued activity around this operation, it is entirely safe around this operation, then it is right that we are at this heightened state of alert", she said.

Global Trump 'Deeply Troubled' Over Leaked Information in Manchester Blast Probe
Author: 0 Trump 'Deeply Troubled' Over Leaked Information in Manchester Blast Probe

British Prime Minister Theresa May , who was also in Brussels for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, said defense and intelligence sharing is built on trust. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Abedi had "likely" been to Syria after Libya, citing information provided by British intelligence services to their counterparts in Paris.

Author: 0 OPEC Deflategate: Can Saudi-Russia 'Bromance' Boost Oil?

She said there's uncertainty about what will happen next year with some non-OPEC countries turning on the taps again, which could increase oil inventories and drive prices back down. shale], only decisive action from Opec will boost prices from current levels, and so far investors have not been satisfied that Opec is tackling the issue aggressively enough".

Global Kushner 'willing to co-operate' with probe
Author: 0 Kushner 'willing to co-operate' with probe

Just last week, US officials told NBC News that the activities of an unnamed current White House official were under investigation as the FBI probes President Trump's ties to Russian Federation. Then Kushner and Kislyak - together with a close adviser to trump and the current attorney General Jeff Sissom - attended the event, where the then presidential candidate promised in his speech to improve relations with Russian Federation.

Global Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value' - Iran president
Author: 0 Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value' - Iran president

Rouhani , the face of Tehran's deal with six major powers in 2015 to curb Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions, said the U.S. He also used his series of tweets to accuse Trump of "milking" the Saudis with the new weapons deal. The Islamic Republic has continued to test-fire ballistic missiles, including with explicit threats to attack Israel, since the Iran nuclear deal was clinched in 2015.

Global Britain 'furious' over United States leaks on Manchester attack
Author: 0 Britain 'furious' over United States leaks on Manchester attack

Officials are examining his trips to Libya . Tours of Parliament were called off until further notice, and the guard-changing ceremony at Buckingham Palace, long a favourite of tourists, was cancelled. British officials are trying to determine what, if any, level of support Abedi may have received from the terror network. Photo of the remains of a battery, suspected to be part of the bomb used during the Manchester Arena attack on May 23, 2017.

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

According to the Washington Post , Kushner is being investigated over his meetings - in December and possibly on other occasions - with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Russian banker Sergey Gorkov . Even before he was picked by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to take over the case, investigators had been stepping up their efforts - issuing subpoenas and looking to conduct interviews, people familiar with the matter said.

Author: 0 Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26

The Health Ministry said that among those injured were two children aged two. In a phone call interview with local satellite channel ONTV live on Friday afternoon, Minya's governor, Essam El-Bedewy, announced the new death toll, adding that seven of the victims were from El-Minya while the other 21 were from Beni Suef governroate.

Author: 0 26 dead in Egypt as gunmen fire on bus carrying Coptic Christians

This image released by the Minya governorate media office shows blood after gunmen stormed a bus in Minya, Egypt , Friday, May 26, 2017. This is a developing story. The government is fighting insurgents affiliated to Islamic State who have killed hundreds of police and soldiers in the Sinai peninsula, while also carrying out attacks elsewhere in the country.

Author: 0 Trumps' awkward hand swats captured on camera

The latest incident occurred Tuesday after Air Force One landed in Rome on the third leg of the president's first foreign trip. After five days by his side, Melania is through pretending, and perhaps now Trump will get the hint; she doesn't want to hold your hand, Donald .

Global Sherpas find four climbers dead in Everest camp
Author: 0 Sherpas find four climbers dead in Everest camp

On Everest, tragedy is nearly normal. With 10 fatalities, this season has exceeded what mountaineering officials say is a typical toll of six. Any recovery attempt would require many Sherpas, who would have to bring the bodies down to Camp 2, from where they can be winched by helicopter.

Global United Nations calls on North Korea to stop missile tests
Author: 0 United Nations calls on North Korea to stop missile tests

The South Korean military fired 90 K-3 machine gun rounds at an unidentified object that crossed the demilitarized zone (DMZ) near Cheorwon County, Gangwon Province, The Korea Herald reported . The latest missile tested was the Pukguksong-2, which uses solid fuel that allows for immediate firing, the state-run Korean Central News Agency said.

Author: 0 PA slams Netanyahu remarks on Jerusalem division

Trump said in reference to the Palestinians' practice of paying cash to terrorists or their families for attacks against Israelis. Police said the attacker detonated the explosives shortly after 10:33 pm (2133 GMT) at Manchester Arena, as thousands of fans streamed out of a concert by United States singer Ariana Grande .

Global Manchester police arrest three more in pop concert bombing
Author: 0 Manchester police arrest three more in pop concert bombing

Reuters reports that counter-terrorism police arrested Hashem in the country's capital, Tripoli. "Salman doesn't belong to any organisation, and I know that he doesn't belong to any, there was nothing hidden, because I had open discussions with him about anything he wanted to understand", Mr Abedi said .

Author: 0 Democrats use CBO report to attack Republicans' health care bill

That is important. Young folks need affordable coverage. "We've got a lot of work to do to figure out how to improve a health care system", Sen. "Although Texas House leaders have been obstinate and closed-minded on this issue throughout this session", Patrick said in a statement, "I was hopeful when we put this package together last week that we had found an opening that would break the logjam".

Global Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive
Author: 0 Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

Trump was unveiling a piece of the World Trade Center as part of an inauguration ceremony of NATO's new headquarters when he criticized his fellow leaders for their lack of contributions to the alliance. Anne Applebaum, a visiting professor at the LSE Institute of Global Affairs, tweeted that it was "very striking that Trump made a point of "not lecturing" the Saudis, and then arrived in Brussels and lectured Europeans".

Author: 0 Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders to spend more for defense

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump was "100 percent" committed to collective defense. "Trump's remarks showed awful timing", said Jorge Benitez, a senior fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Centre on International Security. Arriving at Nato , May said she would "make clear to President Trump that intelligence which is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure".

Global UK Stops Sharing Intel About Manchester Attack With US After Leaks
Author: 0 UK Stops Sharing Intel About Manchester Attack With US After Leaks

Police stand in the vicinity of Manchester arena in Manchester . "We don't believe in killing innocents". But Rudd told the BBC that Abedi - who she said had recently returned from a trip to Libya - may not have worked alone. He said the brother was aware of Salman Abedi's attack plan and that the two brothers were both members of the Islamic State group. Speaking from the Libyan city of Tripoli yesterday, the father of the alleged Manchester attacker denied that his ...

Global US rules out easing sanctions on Russia
Author: 0 US rules out easing sanctions on Russia

Sanctions were imposed separately by the United States and European Union in 2014 and have been repeatedly extended and expanded since then. While EU leaders have so far backed sanctions until a shaky ceasefire agreement signed in February 2015 in Minsk is fully implemented, U.S.

Global Jared Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe, Officials Tell NBC News
Author: 0 Jared Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe, Officials Tell NBC News

Kushner was believed to have "significant information relevant to the Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry", multiple local news outlets quoted US officials as saying. Despite much of the discussion revolving around the investigation of Trump and his campaign associates, Schiff had some criticism for President Obama's handling of Russia's meddling in the election.

Global Iran accuses United States of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'
Author: 0 Iran accuses United States of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'

In an opinion piece for the London-based website al-Araby al-Jadeed, Zarif urged Trump to " enter into dialogue with them about ways to prevent terrorists and takfiris [Sunni extremists] from continuing to fuel the fire in the region and repeating the likes of the September 11 incident by their sponsors in Western countries ".

Author: 0 Donald Trump Increases Rhetoric Against NATO Allies at Brussels Summit

An EU source told BuzzFeed News said that Europe's governments will be keen to get the message across to Trump that defense isn't only about military spending: continued investment in aid, global development, peacekeeping and civilian operations are all critical aspects of security, including in the fight against terrorism.

Author: 0 Manchester Attack Suspect Spent 3 Weeks in Libya Before Bombing

Victims included children - the youngest an eight-year-old girl - and teenagers who had gathered for a sell-out concert in Manchester Arena (capacity: 21,000) by popular United States singer Ariana Grande . Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said Wednesday that police are carrying out extensive searches across Manchester as part of their probe. Georgina, who was 18 years old and from Chorley, was the first victim to be named.

Global Montana special election: GOP win after assault on reporter
Author: 0 Montana special election: GOP win after assault on reporter

Quist said he was "sure that Montanans will hold Mr. Gianforte accountable". The AP writers seemed to go out of their way to claim that the preponderance of early voting didn't matter, despite the fact that Gianforte was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor assault against a UK Guardian reporter.

Global Police chief is safe, says a former chief died
Author: 0 Police chief is safe, says a former chief died

This situation developed following eruptions of conflict once the army raided the hide-out of Abu Sayyaf commander, Isnilon Hapilon . President Rodrigo Duterte declared 60 days of martial law on Tuesday across the southern third of the nation, an area that includes Marawi but extends well beyond it.

Global New sanctions coming for Venezuela officials
Author: 0 New sanctions coming for Venezuela officials

Venezuela's economy and political situation have continued to deteriorate sharply since Maduro was elected president, after the death of longtime dictator Hugo Chavez in 2013. While the Supreme Court ultimately rescinded that ruling, Maduro later announced the creation of a constitutional congress to draft a new constitution, presumably to expand executive powers and limit the authority of the opposition-controlled assembly.

Author: 0 Trump condemns 'evil losers' for Manchester attack

Noting how Trump did not mention Palestinian statehood or a two-state solution in his public remarks with Abbas, Knesset member Ofir Akunis (Likud) said, "This is a huge achievement, on a historic scale, and a big win for anyone opposed to the mistaken and unsafe idea of a Palestinian terror state in the heart of Israel".

Global Make a deal, Trump tells Israelis and Palestinians
Author: 0 Make a deal, Trump tells Israelis and Palestinians

Israelis are pleased after President Donald Trump's visit to the Holy Land, but Palestinians are disappointed. Regarding the Palestinian captives in Israeli prisons, Abbas described their demands as humanistic and fair, and he called upon Israel to respond to these demands.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police stop sharing Manchester attack info with U.S. after leaks

Within hours of Rudd's statement, The New York Times published photographs purportedly showing remnants of the bomb detonated at the concert. Unlike other recent terror attacks in Europe, in which forged identification has been used to throw off investigators, Abedi's own ID was said to have been located near the scene of Monday's bombing, which killed 22 and is the deadliest in Britain since the 2005 transit attacks that left 52 dead.

Author: 0 Trump directly scolds NATO allies, says they owe 'massive' sums

The summit marks Trump's final stop on his first global trip as president, which began in Saudi Arabia and Israel, where he was warmly greeted by the countries' leaders. His pending review of US climate policies has left environmentalists bracing for the possibility of bland G-7 promises that says little after years of increasingly stronger commitments to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Global Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia investigation
Author: 0 Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia investigation

Another Comey memo , reported last week by the Times , shows President Donald Trump met privately with the FBI director on February 14 and asked him to end his investigation of Flynn, whose own contacts with Russian Federation had prompted the acting attorney general to warn the White House he had been compromised.

Author: 0 Predators' win puts them on verge of history

Colin Wilson and Austin Watson scored the other Nashville goals, and Pekka Rinne stopped 32 of 33 Anaheim shots. Like we said all playoffs, our fans are unbelievable. Nashville also needs to trust the system, trusting the system leads to third periods like the one we saw Saturday, it leads to wins. Both have made the playoffs nine times since the lockout.

Global Kushner Under Scrutiny In FBI's Russia Probe
Author: 0 Kushner Under Scrutiny In FBI's Russia Probe

Last week, The Washington Post first reported that a senior White House official close to the president was a " person of interest ", in the investigation. With each passing day, the idea that Trump himself was in no way involved in or aware of all these previously undisclosed contacts with Russian Federation is becoming increasingly hard to believe.

Author: 0 TPP countries agree to explore options for trade deal without US

Asian countries disagreed over a China-backed free trade deal at talks on Monday, raising questions over a target for concluding negotiations by the end of the year. The agreement goes further in tackling non-tariff barriers than the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a separate 16-nation Asia trade deal that includes China and India.

Author: 0 Former Greek PM injured in envelope explosion

Lucas Papademos served as caretaker prime minister between November 2011 and May 2012 during the time of extreme economic and political upheaval. He was Greek central bank governor from 1994-2002 and vice-president of the European Central Bank from 2002 to 2010.

Author: 0 Senate GOP Wants Even Deeper Medicaid Cuts

In February, 43 percent of those polled said the ACA was good, compared to 41 percent who said it was bad. A majority of USA voters in a Quinnipiac University poll released last week, 56 percent, opposed the Republican health care bill, while just more than 1 in 5 voters, 21 percent, supported it.

Global Donald and Melania Trump Hold Hands Because They're Fine, Everything's Fine
Author: 0 Donald and Melania Trump Hold Hands Because They're Fine, Everything's Fine

Another day, another piece of evidence that Melania Trump hates her husband . A short clip showed Trump clearly reach out to his wife, who was walking a step behind him and try to grab her hand. It seemed like Trump and Melania pecked each other on the cheek, however attentive viewers noticed that it wasn't really a kiss. During his visit to Israel , Trump spent his time close to open microphones, giving the world a small glimpse into his private banter with Israeli Prime ...

Author: 0 United Kingdom says Manchester bomber was known to intelligence services

The suicide bomb attack killed 22 people and injured more than 60 at U.S. pop star Ariana Grande's concert in the northern English city on Monday night (Tuesday NZT). "We are sure our fans will understand this decision", the team said, adding that the parade would have diverted police from the bombing investigation.

Author: 0 North Korea rejects UNSC statement on its missile firing

China has strongly opposed THAAD . Envoy Tony Blair also told Special Envoy Hong Seok-hyun during his 10-minute meeting at the White House that he would not hold talks with North Korea for talks. North Korea-affiliated media have frequently called on the new South Korean administration to "pursue peace diplomacy" that would require, from Pyongyang's position, Seoul's disengagement with the United States .

Author: 0 Geffen: Trump Raises Hopes for a Peaceful Future

Abbas told Trump that the Palestinians "are committed to working with you to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel". Israel's control over that part of the city has not been internationally recognized since it was captured by Israel during the 1967 war.

Author: 0 Palestinians mark 50th anniversary of the occupation of Jerusalem

In a country where symbolism is so important, Trump made a number of important gestures that left Israelis elated, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Overall, the focus of Trump's trip to the Middle East seemed more about meeting anyone who does not like Iran and to criticise Iran, despite the re-election of moderate Rouhani once again.

Author: 0 Iraqi forces release videos countering claims of abuse

As a result of the airstrike, US investigators recommended in the report that the Pentagon intensify the way it investigates whether its daily bombing runs over Iraq and Syria are inadvertently killing civilians. Even the lower estimates of civilian deaths will likely make this the deadliest US airstrike against civilians since they began flying in Iraq again in 2014 - possibly even since 2003.

Global Trumps are welcomed to the Vatican by Pope Francis
Author: 0 Trumps are welcomed to the Vatican by Pope Francis

Pope Francis welcomed President Donald Trump to the Vatican for their first official meeting on May 23 at the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church - and judging by how the Holy Man looked when participating in the requisite photo opportunity, he didn't feel too blessed to be in the presence of the USA leader.

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