Global WRIGHT: Trump succeeding where Obama failed on Middle East
Author: 0 WRIGHT: Trump succeeding where Obama failed on Middle East

The President reinforced the message when he went on to have a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . There was none of the usual talk of borders, of settlements, of incitement of terrorism or of the long and gnarled history of two people on the same land.

Global On this one President Trump is correct
Author: 0 On this one President Trump is correct

Indeed, Trump's final speech in Jerusalem was so full of praise for Israel that Science Minister Ofir Akunis, of Netanyahu's conservative Likud Party, afterward quipped to Channel 2 television that he wanted to "welcome the new member of Likud, Donald Trump".

Global Iranian president calls U.S. relations 'a curvy road'
Author: 0 Iranian president calls U.S. relations 'a curvy road'

Under Rouhani's tenure, Iran has drawn investment interest from European oil and gas companies, though further capital streams are needed. On Monday Trump arrived in Israel, where he again singled out Iran. Asked about Trump's summit with Arab leaders yesterday, Rouhani said it was "just a show with no practical or political value of any kind". "Iran has stood by their side and continues to do so", he said.

Author: 0 Manchester attack: Trump calls attacker a 'loser'

NPR's Tamara Keith is traveling with the president . In Bethlehem , Trump nodded to Israeli complaints of payments by the Palestinian Authority to families of Palestinians jailed in Israel and those killed in attacks on Israelis.

Author: 0 Republican Greg Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning Montana race

Greg Gianforte won the special election for Montana's lone seat in the U.S. House in an early test of support for the Trump Administration. If you listen to the audio tape recording of the incident , Jacobs asked a simple question. He attacked Gianforte as a transplant from New Jersey _ Gianforte moved to the state in the 1990s - which was a potent issue during the gubernatorial race but not enough to get Quist across the finish line.

Author: 0 Park supporters rally near Seoul court

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. Park was arrested in March shortly after she was ousted as president by the country's Constitutional Court, which upheld a decision by the country's parliament to impeach her.

Global Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators
Author: 0 Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators

Comey's memo stated that Trump, after a dinner at the White House , had asked the ex-FBI director to end the investigations involving his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn's links with Russian Federation. Kushner is being probed for his interactions with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and a banker from Moscow , US media reported Friday. Kislyak reportedly told higher-ups in Moscow that Kushner suggested the proposal in a meeting at Trump Tower - which former ...

Global FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians
Author: 0 FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians

Kushner's lawyer maintains that her client will cooperate with the investigation and provide any information which is required of him. "He will do the same if he is contacted in connection with any other inquiry", said Jamie Gorelick , one of his attorneys.

Author: 0 Turkey wants ouster of US envoy for anti-IS coalition

US lawmakers demanded stronger action. And while State also confirmed that two members of the Turkish president's security team were detained after the attacks, they were soon released on diplomatic immunity grounds. A US official said Thursday that wasn't the case. Attacking with their fists and feet, men in dark suits and others are seen repeatedly kicking one woman as she lay curled on a sidewalk.

Global UK police find 'significant' evidence; May slams US on leaks
Author: 0 UK police find 'significant' evidence; May slams US on leaks

British Prime Minister Theresa May publicly warned Trump that "intelligence that is shared between law enforcement agencies must be shared securely". Abedi was said to have carried the detonator in his left hand. Abedi also perished in the attack. -Frank Jordans of The Associated Press reported from Berlin.

Global FBI 'investigating Jared Kushner's meetings with Russian officials'
Author: 0 FBI 'investigating Jared Kushner's meetings with Russian officials'

The Post story cited anonymous "people familiar with the investigation", who said the FBI investigation does not mean that Kushner is suspected of a crime. The news is sure to rankle Trump , who was in Italy for a Group of Seven summit, accompanied by his top aides including Kushner. After the meeting with Kislyak in NY, which Michael Flynn also attended, Kushner dispatched his deputy to meet again with the Russian ambassador.

Author: 0 United Kingdom concert attack: Images of bomb released as police tighten net

Mr Collomb said: "All of a sudden he travelled to Libya and then most likely to Syria, became radicalised and made a decision to commit this attack". Abedi was was a student at the University of Salford in Manchester . ISIS has gained a foothold in the country, and a tenuous UN-backed government there has struggled to assume full command of the security situation.

Global Nicki Minaj won't 'Operate in Fear' after Manchester Bombing
Author: 0 Nicki Minaj won't 'Operate in Fear' after Manchester Bombing

The new arrests came as the injured toll doubled from 59 to 119. A 23-year-old man - named in reports as Abedi's older brother, Ismail - was detained in Chorlton, south Manchester , on Tuesday. The murder that evening of 22 people - including children - at a pop concert moved her into the role of a leader at a time of national crisis, and politicians on all sides have been careful to show a united front.

Global Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe
Author: 0 Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe

The information Kushner may possess, however, doesn't mean that officials necessarily suspect him of a crime or intend to charge him. The Justice Department would not confirm whether there was an investigation. Kushner has also drawn increased scrutiny in recent months, as reports have showed that he met with a representative of a Russian bank under U.S.

Global Manchester Bomber Caught on Surveillance Shopping Days Before Attack
Author: 0 Manchester Bomber Caught on Surveillance Shopping Days Before Attack

All ticketholders will be granted refunds, Grande's team said. Abedi died in the explosion. A string of details about Monday's attack at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena that killed 22 people and injured over 100 others have emerged from United States law enforcement sources before being released by British police or officials.

Global London to be warmer than Ibiza over Bank Holiday weekend
Author: 0 London to be warmer than Ibiza over Bank Holiday weekend

Further rain, showers and thunderstorms are expected on Sunday but these will be mainly in southern and central parts of Britain, with drier and brighter conditions further north. The Flood Guidance Statement is also Yellow to cover this risk. Exeter-based Met Office spokesman Oli Claydon said: "The key thing I would point out is a lot of the rainfall that's likely to come over the weekend is showers and some may get it and some may not".

Global 1 killed, dozens injured in caste violence in northern India
Author: 0 1 killed, dozens injured in caste violence in northern India

The officials were removed for their inability to control the tense situation. The state's controversial chief minister Yogi Adityanath , a hard-line Hindu nationalist, tweeted that those responsible would face " strict action ". This morning, a four-member team, led by Home Secretary Mani Prasad Mishra and comprising ADG (Law and Order) Aditya Mishra , IG STF Amitabh Yash and Vijay Bhushan arrived here to monitor the situation.

Author: 0 Trump travel ban fight heads towards Supreme Court showdown

As it turns out, we do. The language of the opinion is rich and direct. However, Gregory wrote, the ban "in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination". But Chief Judge Roger L. Gregory wrote that the government's "asserted national security interest ... appears to be a post hoc, secondary justification for an executive action rooted in religious animus and meant to bar Muslims from this country".

Global Hillary Clinton to address Wellesley College graduates
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton to address Wellesley College graduates

Since Comey's ouster, the President has been accused of urging Comey to end a probe into his ex-national security adviser, Michael Flynn. "There is a full-fledged assault on truth and reason", she declared. She also delivered the 1992 commencement speech. Clinton found inspiration to continue moving forward by spending time with those she loves and reminding herself of her own objective.

Author: 0 Conservatives climbdown over 'dementia tax' after backlash

Speaking at the launch of the Welsh Conservative manifesto , Mrs May disclosed details of the cap, although she did not say what amount the upper limit would be - only that it would be part of a consultation. "This is weak and unstable leadership". "I called an election on this whole issue of trust, because the question that people face is, who do they trust to take this country though the Brexit negotiations?" As they say, a week is a long time in politics and the tide could easily ...

Global Philippines' Duterte makes rape joke for martial law troops
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte makes rape joke for martial law troops

Hapilon gained notoriety beyond the Philippines when he allegedly helped Abu Sayyaf kidnap 20 hostages from a Filipino resort in 2001. Government troops in Marawi City , in the southern Philippines May 25, 2017. "The IBP support all legal means to end this unrest in Mindanao and encourage the achievement of peace through lawful means", the IBP said in a statement .

Global Manchester bomber probably had ISIS training, a United States official says
Author: 0 Manchester bomber probably had ISIS training, a United States official says

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. Special Deterrent Force spokesman Ahmed bin Salem said that the 22-year-old and three of his siblings in Libya were summoned for questioning. Following the attack, Theresa May on Tuesday night announced the UK's terror threat has been raised to critical , meaning another attack may be ...

Global Ariana Grande returns to United States following Manchester attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande returns to United States following Manchester attack

Another brother and the suspect's father were arrested in Libya , witnesses and security forces said. Two men were arrested in Manchester Thursday morning in connection with Monday's lethal terror attack at the Ariana Grande concert which claimed the lives of at least 22 people and injured scores more.

Author: 0 Country leaders summit with United States president Donald Trump

After shaking hands and had a little chat both leaders immediately entered the dining room to join with other leaders of Arab and Islamic countries who were already in the room ahead of the meeting. The same may turn out to be true of Mr Trump's address. Back home, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) was not impressed. The White House has said this facility, which was reported to be in the works last month, was Ivanka Trump's idea, but noted that she would have no ...

Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to step up defenses, continue dialogue with Russian Federation - chief

He's also refused to explicitly back the mutual defense agreement that has been activated only once, during the darkest hours of September 2001. "Trip has been very successful". French President Emmanuel Macron spoke with him at length about the climate deal during a meeting Thursday in Brussels . "Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they're supposed to be paying for their defence", the president said.

Author: 0 Major UK parties restart election push, under shadow of security threat

The pound is almost 1% lower on Friday after a poll showed the Conservative Party's lead in the general election narrowing substantially. Mr Corbyn stressed the link between foreign policy and terrorism could not "remotely excuse" the actions of terrorists such as Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi .

Author: 0 Iraq demands compensation for devastating airstrike on Mosul

The resulting blast, the Pentagon said, killed most of the 101 civilians inside the building and four others in an adjoining house. The bomb dropped on a building in the city of Mosul set off explosive materials that IS militants had already been placed inside, causing the structure to collapse, the Pentagon said in describing the conclusion of a two-month investigation.

Global Donald Trump Meets King Salman of Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Donald Trump Meets King Salman of Saudi Arabia

In a statement, it said Trump "said nearly nothing about what Israelis and Palestinians must do in the short run to prepare the ground for future peace". "They can't both be right", he said. "For months, my colleagues and I have been demanding answers to the most basic questions on the USA role in the disastrous Saudi-led war in Yemen and have been met with deafening silence from the White House", Pocan added.

Author: 0 Racial Tension Plagues Jury Selection Process In Cosby Sex Assault Trial

Cosby , who outside the court room Wednesday thanked his fans for their support, told Sirius XM radio host Michael Smerconish earlier this month that he does not expect to testify at the trial. Half of the people in the jury pool being questioned Wednesday said they had formed opinions on his guilt or innocence, and one person knew Cosby or his family.

Author: 0 President Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader - who calls it natural

Moreover, the White House had sent recent signals that the United States would stay in NATO's mutual defense pact, known as Article 5, which had been invoked just once before: after the terror attack of September 11, 2001. The PM added: 'It is natural that the president of the United States is in the front row'. In what may have been an attempt at Trump-friendly sloganeering, Stoltenberg summed up Article 5 by declaring, gamely, "All for one, and one for all!" "If NATO countries made ...

Author: 0 Trump orders Justice Department probe of USA leaks in Manchester bombing probe

Abedi killed at least 22 people in a packed concert hall in Manchester by setting off a bomb , in what British Prime Minister Theresa May called a sickening act targeting children and young people. The New York Times also published a graph of the crime scene showing the location of the bodies, most of which were in a circle around the suicide bomber.

Global Iran says U.S. anti-Iran claims
Author: 0 Iran says U.S. anti-Iran claims "hostile, baseless"

The US and its Arab allies in the Gulf respond that Iran and Russia's support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has helped perpetuate the chaos. Iran's newly re-elected president Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that his country will continue its ballistic missile program despite criticism from U.S.

Author: 0 Trump departs Saudi Arabia for Israel, talks planned with Netanyahu

Referring to Iran's alleged involvement in arming and training militias, he said it must cease immediately. In a separate incident on Monday, Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager as he allegedly attempted to stab a border police officer at a checkpoint near Bethlehem.

Author: 0 Gunmen kill 23 Christians on road to monastery in Egypt

The passengers were travelling to the St. Samuel Monastery in the Minya province on Friday, about 220 km south of the capital Cairo , when they came under attack, CNN reported . The Grand Imam of al-Azhar University, Professor Mohamed Ahmed el-Tayeb, called on Egyptians to "unite in the face of this brutal terrorism". Sisi has defended the performance of his security forces and accused jihadists of trying to divide Egyptian society by attacking vulnerable minorities.

Global Pentagon: US planning first test of ICBM intercept
Author: 0 Pentagon: US planning first test of ICBM intercept

Joe Wilson said in a statement. To the untrained eye, the preparations for war are all there. Earlier this week, Senator Sullivan introduced the Advancing America's Missile Defense Act, which would bolster the nation's missile defense system, increase testing, acquire more interceptors, and accelerate the development of new technologies needed to keep USA defenses ahead of the North Korean threat.

Author: 0 You were my guy, Trump told Macron, French official says

The handshake between US President Donald Trump and French President Emmmanuel Macron started friendly enough. Pictures and video show the two world leaders, who met in Brussels before the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, gripping each other's hands while grimacing slightly.

Global Egypt: Gunmen attack bus carrying Coptic Christians
Author: 0 Egypt: Gunmen attack bus carrying Coptic Christians

The dead included children, older adults, and laborers, he said, and 23 others were wounded. He said the attack by masked militants on a bus taking the worshippers to a monastery should bring nations together to crush "evil organisations of terror".

Global Seventh arrest over Manchester Arena bombing made in Nuneaton
Author: 0 Seventh arrest over Manchester Arena bombing made in Nuneaton

British-born Abedi, 22, blew himself up on Monday night at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by USA pop singer Ariana Grande , attended by thousands of children and teenagers. The Manchester attack has caused revulsion across the world because it targeted children and teenagers, who make up the bulk of Grande's fan base.

Global Sweden drops case, but WikiLeaks' Assange not in the clear
Author: 0 Sweden drops case, but WikiLeaks' Assange not in the clear

Marianne Ny . The WikiLeaks founder was originally wanted for questioning on accusations of rape, sexual molestation and unlawful coercion brought by two Swedish women in 2010 . United States intelligence agencies have concluded Russian Federation was behind the hacking in an effort to interfere with the American political process, damage Mrs Clinton's campaign and help Republican Donald Trump win the White House.

Author: 0 Attack on Egypt Christians kills 26

One of the vehicles attacked was taking men to carry out maintenance work at the monastery while another had children on board, officials said. It was the latest attack on Copts after Islamic State group jihadists bombed three churches in December and April, killing dozens of Christians.

Global India to open longest bridge on China border
Author: 0 India to open longest bridge on China border

This is longest road bridge in India and this will enable travelers to reach destination early by saving five hours. He said the Union Government has made a decision to name the Dhola-Sadiya bridge after the great musician, lyricist and poet, Bhupen Hazarika .

Author: 0 Israelis, Arabs share 'common cause' against Iran

Trump also leveled criticism against Iran which he said had flamed the fires of sectarian violence from "Lebanon to Iraq, to Yemen". Trump singled out Iran as a key sponsor of militant groups, sending a tough message to Tehran the day after Hassan Rouhani won a second term as Iran's president.

Global United States appeals court hears case against Trump's travel ban
Author: 0 United States appeals court hears case against Trump's travel ban

In February, a federal judge in Seattle halted the original travel ban nationwide, and a three-judge panel on the 9th Circuit declined to reinstate it - unanimously unpersuaded by the Trump administration's national security arguments and doubting travelers had been given adequate "due process", such as "notice and a hearing prior to restricting an individual's ability to travel".

Author: 0 United States probe finds over 100 civilians killed in Mosul air strike

Thirty-six civilians who were believed to have been in the area have not been accounted for. Thousands of Iraqi security forces, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, Sunni Arab tribesmen and Shia militiamen, assisted by USA -led coalition warplanes and military advisers, are involved in the offensive, which was launched in October 2016.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande offers to pay for the Manchester bombing victims' funerals

They purported to show a detonator, battery, nuts and screws for shrapnel, and fragments of a backpack used in the attack. He said: "We don't believe in killing innocents". A Libyan anti-terror force that arrested the brother of the alleged Manchester bomber says he had links to the Islamic State extremist group and was aware of his brother's plans.

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