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Author: 0 UK police say 'large part of network' behind Manchester attack arrested

Police investigating the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert in the city in northern England have suspended sharing information with the USA, according to a report by the security correspondent of the BBC . "This is not their style". The mayor of Manchester, Andy Burnham, called the leaks "arrogant, wrong and disrespectful". One of them was detained following searches of an address in the Withington area of the city, while the other was arrested in a part of ...

Author: 0 After Decisive Reelection, Rouhani Pushes More Diplomacy With the West

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani was still celebrating his resounding re-election victory on Saturday when he came under pressure from the country's long-standing foe the United States. They oppose Rouhani's efforts to liberalise social and political life, build Iran's economy and continue the country's global outreach with the aim of securing foreign trade and investment in the oil and industrial sectors, which have deteriorated due to decades of sanctions.

Author: 0 First US president to pray at the Kotel

Trump again vowed that he was "personally committed" to helping the two sides reach a deal to end the decades-old conflict. Israel and the Palestinians have not held direct talks for more than three years and Trump acknowledged it was "one of the toughest deals of all".

Author: 0 Jared Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Russian Federation, new report alleges

The White House , lawyers for Flynn and the Russian embassy all declined to comment to the Post on the matter. Multiple attempts to obtain comment from Mr Kushner or his representatives were unsuccessful. News, citing unnamed USA officials, also reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking at Kushner but emphasized that although investigators believe he has "significant information relevant to their inquiry", it does not mean they suspect him of a crime.

Author: 0 If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready

After Comey's abrupt removal and the disclosure of the former director's memos sparked questions about possible obstruction of justice, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed a special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller , to oversee the FBI's Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 FA Cup: Arsenal looks to end disappointing season on a high

Wenger has been at the helm for six of those triumphs and one more would see the Frenchman on his own with seven wins, surpassing the six won by Aston Villa manager George Ramsay between 1887 and 1920. Next year with the Champions League we have to increase in numbers and in quality. "I have two more years' contract with the club", he said. He is pleased with his silverware haul, but is keen to win with the same regularity as Terry, who would claim a 16th and final major trophy of ...

Author: 0 USA grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu

Not once since becoming president , including and most glaringly during his joint press conferences with Netanyahu and Abbas during their White House visits , has Trump uttered any variant of the phrase "two-state solution", leading to questions about his vision for what a deal would look like.

Global Jared Kushner discussed setting up secret communications with Russian ambassador
Author: 0 Jared Kushner discussed setting up secret communications with Russian ambassador

The Post reported last week that the Russian Federation investigation had been extended to a top White House official as a "significant person of interest". Jared Kushner and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak past year discussed creating a possible secret communications system between Donald Trump's transition team and Moscow that could not be monitored, according to news reports quoting US officials briefed on intelligence data.

Author: 0 UK politics resume after attack, Corbyn links terror to wars

Jeremy Corbyn directly addressed troops deployed on the streets in the wake of the Manchester terror attack in his first speech after the resumption of election campaigning. Under a Labour Government, British foreign policy would "reduc [e] rather than increas [e] the threat to this country", he claimed. But an attack on Mr Corbyn's message appeared to backfire on Mr Farron after comments from 2015 surfaced in which Mr Farron called the war in Iraq "counterproductive and illegal", and ...

Global Melania, Ivanka forego wearing headscarves in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Melania, Ivanka forego wearing headscarves in Saudi Arabia

President Donald Trump set aside a defiant catchphrase of his political campaign in his first major address to the Muslim world, refraining from using " radical Islamic terrorism " to describe the threat. "There won't be strain with this relationship", Mr Trump said. "Fresh from real elections - attacked by @POTUS in that bastion of democracy & moderation", he wrote on Twitter , in a dig at Saudi Arabia, Iran's regional rival.

Global India opens longest bridge on border with China
Author: 0 India opens longest bridge on border with China

Addressing a huge public rally in Gogamukh in Assam's Dhemaji district, on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, Modi said his government has decided on "Panch path" (Five Ways) for the overall development of northeastern states. The bridge can sustain up to 60 tons of military equipment, though it will also be used for trade and commerce, officials said. "Our government has completed three years in office".

Global Death toll in Venezuela protest climbs to 53 after 4 more die
Author: 0 Death toll in Venezuela protest climbs to 53 after 4 more die

The ruling was later partially reversed amidinternational criticism, but it sparked a protest movement that has continued for nearly two months and left more than 40 people dead. In the latest gruesome unrest on Sunday, a man was beaten, doused in petrol and set alight during a protest in the capital Caracas , an eyewitness video and photographs showed.

Author: 0 Anti-Maduro protesters block roads, stage sit-ins

Many Caracas businesses were closed and taxi drivers suspended work in anticipation of a citywide traffic shutdown. Thousands of babies died in Venezuela past year, new official data show, highlighting the tragic impact of the country's economic crisis as political tension heightened with deadly street clashes on Wednesday.

Global Texas approves feral hog hunting by hot air balloon
Author: 0 Texas approves feral hog hunting by hot air balloon

The Texas Senate has passed a new way to allow feral hogs to be hunted. "We have that western, swashbuckling, cowboying type of way to deal with things". The Texas Legislature wraps up its regular session on Monday, Memorial Day. "It's not a joke anymore", Miller said at the time. The Texas Parks & Wildlife defines a qualified landowner or landowner's agent as a person who has not been convicted of, pleaded no contest to, or received deferred adjudication for a Class A misdemeanor, ...

Global Stenson In Striking Distance At BMW PGA Championship
Author: 0 Stenson In Striking Distance At BMW PGA Championship

I know the way I hit the ball if I putt average or just a little above average I'm going to have a great round. He's a good player but the weakness with the 34-year-old is between the ears. "Out here, even when you have a bit of rain the grass is still flawless, the greens are still ideal, and you are still chipping off decent grass". Other than that he has had two top 20s and a top 5, and is in a good position to defend what was his third European Tour title.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia, US funding 'terrorism' in middle East: Rouhani

His comments followed fierce critism from the USA president during visits to Saudi Arabia and Israel . On Sunday, Mr Trump , in a keynote speech before dozens of Muslim leaders gathered in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, said the Iranian government gives terrorists "safe harbour, financial backing, and the social standing needed for recruitment".

Author: 0 President Trump's budget does not add up ($2 trillion math error)

Similarly, some regional programmes created to help highly disadvantaged rural areas are in line for cuts, as well as subsidies for college loans. "We're not kicking anyone off of any program who really needs it", Mulvaney said at a press briefing Tuesday.

Author: 0 Trump budget cuts will hurt Americans

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , meanwhile, gave Republicans the unwelcome news that they may have to cast a dreaded vote on increasing the government's borrowing authority before they break for the August recess. The House and Senate budget committees will bring forward their own proposals in June, and a compromise budget will eventually be agreed before the fiscal year begins in October.

Global Pence says Trump will be 'best friend' to armed forces
Author: 0 Pence says Trump will be 'best friend' to armed forces

Of the 1,053 graduates, 811 are men and 242 are women. "People follow people they trust", said Pence. But he went further, saying that the budget cuts that caused readiness holes in the military are done. Vice President Mike Pence said Friday "the era of budget cuts of the armed forces of the United States is over", assuring incoming Navy and Marine Corps officers that President Donald Trump will be the "best friend the armed forces of the United States will ever have".

Global US to carry out first ICBM intercept test
Author: 0 US to carry out first ICBM intercept test

North Korea may have about a dozen nuclear weapons and the ability to hit a few close targets within an hour or so of planning. That would be a huge step, if it happened, but is reflective of President Moon Jae-in's talk of returning to the "Sunshine Policy" of old.

Author: 0 Iraqis demand compensation after US probe into Mosul strike

Isler says 101 civilians in the building were killed, and another four died in a nearby building. Gen. Matthew Isler told Pentagon reporters that there is no way the munition a United States of America plane dropped March 17 in the Jadidah neighborhood could have caused the extensive damage that killed 101 people in a house and four in a neighboring house.

Author: 0 Tillerson embraces Middle East linkage theory

Trump has said he wants to encourage global weapons sales as a way to create jobs in the United States. The White House said Trump was being updated on the attacks in Manchester , England, by his national security team. By not mentioning the need for an independent Palestinian state in any of his public addresses, nor criticising illegal Israeli settlement building in the occupied Palestinian territories, Trump endeared himself to the Israeli right.

Global British police stop sharing Manchester attack info with the United States after leaks
Author: 0 British police stop sharing Manchester attack info with the United States after leaks

Details regarding the name of the alleged bomber, Salman Abedi, were published in US media before British police released that information to United Kingdom media. "As it stands, six men and one woman have been arrested in conjunction with the investigation and remain in custody for questioning". It said the photos had been gathered by British authorities at the scene of the attack.

Author: 0 'They kill defenceless people': thousands flee Philippine city of Marawi

Ano predicted that the military operation will take about a week as soldiers go house to house to clear the city of militants. Romeo Enriquez said he is fine, adding that there may have been confusion because a former Malabang police chief was killed in the fighting - but he was not beheaded .

Global Utahns React To CBO Score Of Republican Health Care Legislation
Author: 0 Utahns React To CBO Score Of Republican Health Care Legislation

The measure was harshly criticized by independent Senator and former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders , who said the House bill is reflective of Trump's proposal to cut $3.6 trillion in government spending over the next decade, partially by cutting taxes for wealthy Americans.

Author: 0 Turkey protests over 'aggression' against bodyguards in US

The U.S. State Department said in a statement the conduct of Turkish security personnel during the incident was "deeply disturbing". "These actions are not only criminal, they are affronts to USA values", House leaders told Secretary of State Tillerson in their May 19th letter.

Global Kaine's son, 7 others, charged in protest of pro-Trump event
Author: 0 Kaine's son, 7 others, charged in protest of pro-Trump event

Police gave Kaine "several warnings to stop resisting" before he said , "OK, I am not resisting anymore" and he was arrested , the complaint said. Choi said there were "unfair things said", and echoed Clark's comments. "Today's announcement of misdemeanor charges against Sen". "Our intent was to rally everybody", said Alison Heruth, a March 4 Trump organizer.

Global Israel uneasy over Trump's massive arms deal with Saudi
Author: 0 Israel uneasy over Trump's massive arms deal with Saudi

He said King Salman of Saudi Arabia is also hoping for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, hinting at bringing in a regional power to clinch an agreement that has eluded numerous American presidents in the past. "I urged our friends in the Muslim world to join us in creating stability, safety and security", he also said Tuesday at the Israel Museum . Abbas's Fatah party is at sharp odds with the Islamist group Hamas, which is in power in Gaza, leaving no unified Palestinian ...

Global G7 mustn't waver on Russia sanctions: Tusk
Author: 0 G7 mustn't waver on Russia sanctions: Tusk

After the election he started talking about wanting some sort of concessions, though these too were eventually abandoned. Those comments are a clarification of remarks Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs executive, made on Thursday in which he suggested that Trump was "looking" at lifting sanctions against Russian Federation.

Global The US would find a cooperative approach to Iran the better option
Author: 0 The US would find a cooperative approach to Iran the better option

He says the Islamic Republic still is waiting to understand what the Trump administration wants. The Iranian leader, who was recently re-elected to serve a second term, also slammed a multibillion-dollar arms deal signed between the USA and Saudi Arabia during the visit, arguing that this would not solve the problem either.

Global Kushner tried to establish secret backchannel with Russian Federation
Author: 0 Kushner tried to establish secret backchannel with Russian Federation

President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and the Russian ambassador talked about setting up a secret communication link between Trump's transition team and the Kremlin, according to published reports . It does not mean investigators suspect him of a crime or intend to charge him. A letter from the committee, one of the four main inquiries into the election interference and possible Trump campaign collusion, asked for all documents going back to 2015, the Post reported.

Global AT&T communications workers go on strike
Author: 0 AT&T communications workers go on strike

Almost 40,000 AT&T workers began a three-day strike after their union said the company did not offer a fair contract proposal. After workers began the strike, Clare Rose notified both the union and the workers individually that they would be permanently replaced - although the company has maintained the workers were not dismissed, but left in an illegal job action.

Author: 0 Germany: Merkel's CDU wins regional elections in most populous state

Apart from calling for more social justice through changes to tough labour and welfare laws, the new SPD leader has had nothing much to say on the key issues facing the German electorate such as terrorism and security. He said Europe's most powerful leader was a safe choice in a turbulent world shaped by Britain's exit from the European Union and an unpredictable White House under US President Donald Trump.

Global Free trade, climate change among issues on Trudeau's agenda at G7 summit
Author: 0 Free trade, climate change among issues on Trudeau's agenda at G7 summit

Trump is attending his first major worldwide summit but it not the only G7 newcomer. Trump talked to other leaders about the "environmental awards" he's received - and told them the issue was "very, very important" to him, he added. Russian Federation was expelled from the group in 2014 after it annexed Crimea from Ukraine. British Prime Minister Theresa May was filmed thanking peers for the support received following Monday's attack on the Manchester Arena after a concert by U.S.

Author: 0 More arrests in both UK, Libya after Manchester concert bombing

She said he had been known to security forces "up to a point". Hashem was arrested in Tripoli on Tuesday when he was collecting 4,500 Libyan dinars (3,240 US dollars) his brother Salman Abedi , the Manchester bomber, transferred to him to carry out a terrorist attack in Tripoli, the forces said on its Facebook page.

Author: 0 Law Enforcement Gathers to Honor Fallen Heroes

The service, which honors law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty previous year, marks the start of National Police Week. "The Government has already committed £1 million towards the UK Police Memorial and I hope the public also take this campaign to their hearts and recognise the importance of establishing a permanent place of remembrance".

Global Yen driven up by lower US bond yields, pound shaken by polls
Author: 0 Yen driven up by lower US bond yields, pound shaken by polls

The pound fell 0.3 percent to $1.2908 GBP=D3 . Erstwhile British Premier Margaret Thatcher's economic advisor Sir Alan Walters famously defined a technical recession as two or more consecutive quarters of non-positive growth in an economy, so yesterday's statistics showing domestic quarterly growth of only 0.2% during the first three months of 2017, leave the United Kingdom teetering on the verge of an economic slowdown.

Global Trump meets with Abe on 'big problem' North Korea
Author: 0 Trump meets with Abe on 'big problem' North Korea

Greg Gianforte was victorious despite having been charged with misdemeanor assault this week after allegedly slamming a reporter to the ground. Which means on Saturday the group will sign off on a significantly "pared-down" statement at the close of their meeting in Sicily - an indication of deep divisions on climate change , trade and various other issues between Trump and the rest of the developed world .

Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies need 'to pay their fair share

In the video , Trump appears to grab Markovic's shoulder and forcibly move him aside so that the USA president can make his way to the front of the group. The editorial board referenced comments from Donald Tusk , president of the European Union's European Council, reported by the Associated Press that he is not " 100 percent sure " he and Trump share a common position on Russian Federation.

Global In Afghanistan 18 people die in vehicle bomb attack
Author: 0 In Afghanistan 18 people die in vehicle bomb attack

According to government officials, the attack was done by a suicide vehicle bomber. The blast took place near a taxi station where the guards arrived to go to Camp Chapman, a military base run by the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces, he said.

Global US Service Member Killed In Vehicle Rollover In Syria
Author: 0 US Service Member Killed In Vehicle Rollover In Syria

There are about 6,000 American troops spread between Iraq and Syria, where this week Marine Corps artillery crews established a firebase from which US forces intend to attack Islamic State targets in and around Raqqa. USA forces in Syria are concentrated in the north, where a coalition of troops is fighting to flush ISIS fighters out of Raqqa, the one-time capital of the group's so-called caliphate.

Author: 0 Malaysia wants South China Sea CoC to be finalised soon

The parties agreed to "manage and properly control maritime disputes, not take any actions to complicate the situation or expand the dispute, and maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea ". Chee Wee Kiong, permanent secretary at Singapore's foreign ministry, said a draft framework would be submitted to a meeting of the foreign ministers of China and the ASEAN states in the Philippines in August.

Global Ariana Grande suspends world tour after Manchester attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande suspends world tour after Manchester attack

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins told reporters the eight suspects detained so far are "significant" arrests, and "initial searches of premises have revealed items that we believe are very important to the investigation".

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