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Author: 0 G7 summit begins in Italy

Six members of the Group of Seven plan to stick with their standing endorsement of the 2015 Paris deal to fight climate change by reining in greenhouse gas emissions and await a decision from the USA, said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the matter before the formal G-7 announcement.

Global Kushner's key role in Trump orbit subjects him to scrutiny
Author: 0 Kushner's key role in Trump orbit subjects him to scrutiny

The investigations against Trump's relative began after National Security Adviser Michael Flynn tendered his resignation in February because it was revealed that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other top White House officials about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner proposed secret communications with Russian Federation

The claim comes from intercepts of conversations between Russia's ambassador and Moscow. The Post report, citing anonymous US officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications, said Kislyak told his superiors that Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for their discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor.

Global G7 makes 'substantial progress' on trade talks: French source
Author: 0 G7 makes 'substantial progress' on trade talks: French source

Later, the leaders of Britain, Canada, France , Germany , Italy , Japan and the United States will hold talks on terrorism , Syria , North Korea and the global economy. Mrs May later told reporters she had had a "very good and productive discussion" with Mr Macron. Compliance with the 19 priorities at last year's G-7 summit is at 73 percent, according to the G7 Research Group at the University of Toronto.

Author: 0 Police Say 'Large Part' Of Manchester Attack Network Held

British PM to raise issue of leaks from probe into Manchester terror attack with US President Donald Trump . Abedi killed 22 and injured at least 64 when he detonated an improvised bomb in the foyer of Manchester Arena in central Manchester on Monday night, where pop star Ariana Grande was performing.

Global US backs call for fight against protectionism in G7 communique
Author: 0 US backs call for fight against protectionism in G7 communique

Mr Trump is expecting "robust" discussion at today's summit. Macron won the French presidency on May 7. Trump has already hosted the Japanese prime minister at Mar-a-Lago. Cohn stressed Friday that the president was simply being critical of the USA trade imbalance with Germany. The unexpected announcement came as a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily wrapped up in deadlock on the issue, with U.S.

Author: 0 G7 Leaders Gather for Talks on Trade, Climate and Security

Brigitte Macron dressed casually in white jeans, a red sweater and wedged Espadrilles, while Melania Trump wore a floral applique designer jacket over a smart white dress with a matching floral clutch. He said his dad is from Germany . "Nikolai Fichtner said Germany sees protecting the climate as "a modernization program" for national economies".

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

The channel apparently would have used Russian diplomatic operations to circumvent monitoring - and Kislyak reported the suggestion to his superiors in Moscow, according to the Post . USA intelligence agencies concluded a year ago that Russian Federation used hacking and leaking of emails in an effort to harm Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and ultimately help Trump win.

Author: 0 Former Spy Chief confirms Russian interference in U.S. elections

He also told reporters the committee was trying to obtain an audio recording of any conversation between Trump and Comey, or Comey's notes on his meeting with the Republican president in January. "He should comply and there will be consequences if he doesn't", Schumer said Tuesday. Any deal involving immunity would require discussion with Robert Mueller, the special counsel appointed last week to oversee the criminal investigation into Russia's meddling in last year's US presidential election.

Global Trump Still Clueless About How NATO Works
Author: 0 Trump Still Clueless About How NATO Works

He's retracted his vow to label China a currency manipulator and has lavished praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping. It comes in response to pressure from Trump, who has urged North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to do more in the fight against ISIL.

Author: 0 Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy

Trump returns to Washington on Saturday from his first trip overseas as president. The meeting was also attended by Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser. citizens, whose names were redacted because of United States privacy laws. Kushner has offered to talk to Congress about these meetings, according to his lawyer Jamie Gorelick.

Author: 0 Israelis Elated, Palestinians Disappointed by Trump Visit

President Obama, the recipient of Nobel Peace Award on his assuming power at the White House did nothing valuable to bring the Israeli leadership to agree for a final settlement so that Palestinians could establish their own state, Palestine, with dignity and full sovereignty.

Global Trump meeting with G-7, African leaders
Author: 0 Trump meeting with G-7, African leaders

Cohn described the G-7 session as "a family dinner", with leaders free to "cut in when you want". Under the non-binding agreement, the United States pledged to reduce its annual greenhouse gas emissions in 2025 by 26-28 per cent below 2005 levels, but the President could seek to weaken that commitment.

Global United Kingdom police say searching house in Wigan in connection with Manchester attack
Author: 0 United Kingdom police say searching house in Wigan in connection with Manchester attack

A woman was arrested today but was later released without charge. Ramadan Abedi had earlier claimed Salman was innocent, saying: "We don't believe in killing innocents. The calls are thought to have been made five years ago after Abedi left school, the community worker added . After chairing a meeting of the Cobra emergency committee, Theresa May said the terror threat level will remain at critical - meaning another attack is expected imminently.

Global Armed police are patrolling trains for the first time in United Kingdom history
Author: 0 Armed police are patrolling trains for the first time in United Kingdom history

British Transport Police (BTP) have announced the measure in a bid to "disrupt and deter criminal activity" on the rail network after the United Kingdom terror threat level rose to critical following the Manchester attack. "The number of officers on duty, both armed and unarmed has been increased significantly to provide a highly visible, reassuring presence". 'Please do speak to them if you have any concerns at all.

Author: 0 Philippine forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

Iligan city is one of the safe. The Maute have emerged from the glut of bandit and separatist groups in the southern Philippines and are a tactically smart, social media savvy group eager to align with Islamic State militants. "The Press Secretary of the U.S. has expressed solidarity with the Philippines and condemns the recent violence perpetrated by an ISIS-linked terrorist group in Marawi in southern Philippines ", presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said at a news briefing ...

Global Moss Side evacuation underway as part of terror probe
Author: 0 Moss Side evacuation underway as part of terror probe

Medics, who battled to save the lives of children caught up in the atrocity, told the queen as she toured the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital how they worked tirelessly through the night. Manchester has seen a spike in hate crime following a suicide bombing at the city's arena, police chief's said. In her Instagram posting, she said that her " Dangerous Woman " concert tour was meant to be a "space for my fans, a place for them to escape, to celebrate, to heal, to feel safe and to be ...

Author: 0 Police arrest another man after Manchester attack

There are a number of high-profile events over the weekend including soccer cup finals in London and Glasgow, and the Great Manchester Run. British police said Wednesday that six men and one woman are now under arrest in connection with Monday's deadly bomb attack that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

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

Addressing the leaders of 50 Muslim-majority countries on Sunday, Donald Trump said India was among countries that are victims of terrorism. In a sunlit ballroom Sunday morning at the Tuwaiq Palace in Saudi Arabia , Ivanka Trump's proposed Women Entrepreneurs Fund - a concept she first shared during her own inaugural worldwide trip as first daughter last month to Berlin, Germany - was promised a combined $100 million by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates specifically to help ...

Author: 0 Schiff: House Panel Will 'Explore' Contempt Against Flynn

Warner and the panel's chairman, Republican Richard Burr , said the committee would take three actions in response to Flynn's refusal to respond to their subpoena, the two subpoenas to his businesses, and a letter to Flynn's attorney pushing back against his refusal to comply.

Author: 0 Germantown company linked to fatal botulism outbreak in California

The dispenser from the gas station was tested, and was confirmed as the source of botulism that has now made at least 10 people sick, killing one of them. California's Department of Public Health and local health departments have asked health providers in the area to be aware of the symptoms of botulism , according to their release.

Global What Has Rouhani's Victory in Iran Changed?
Author: 0 What Has Rouhani's Victory in Iran Changed?

Trump's visit to Israel was initially presented as an attempt to make a breakthrough in the moribund peace process between Israelis and Palestinians, but any talk of a deal has been overshadowed by his focus on Iran. Mr Trump has dubbed the nuclear agreement signed by Mr Obama as "one of the worst deals ever signed". All laws are sent to the Supreme Senate, then they are also considered by the Expediency Discernment Council.

Author: 0 Israel slammed for 'revisionist' Jerusalem Day celebrations

As the Wall Street Journal reported, the Saudis and other Gulf nations are putting forward a scheme in which they would make strides toward normalizing relations with Israel in exchange for Netanyahu enacting a partial settlement freeze in the West Bank and entering talks with the Palestinian Authority.

Global U.S. embassy move would 'end peace process': PLO official
Author: 0 U.S. embassy move would 'end peace process': PLO official

Trump or any other "mediator" can not expect Israel to make peace with a Palestinian state that rewards the family of any Palestinian who kills or damages an Israeli. There has been no movement so far on the pledge which would break with decades of American policy on the city, home to some of the holiest sites in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Author: 0 Indian naval ship arrives in Sri Lanka with flood relief supplies

With Sri Lanka being hit by floods and landslides , India has rushed naval ships with relief material to the island nation. Pursuant to Prime Minister's directions, INS Kirch was diverted from her deployment and tasked to reach Colombo to provide immediate assistance.

Author: 0 Britain's Labour to launch 'radical, responsible' election manifesto

The manifesto states that the party would not "waste money on inefficient free schools", while dismissing grammar schools as a " Conservative vanity project". The Conservatives remained unchanged at 49%. She will accuse the Tories and SNP of trying to hijack the result of the Scottish independence and European Union referendums, and argue a vote for Labour rejects the "extremes" of both those parties.

Global Bill to authorize new sanctions on Iran gets Senate panel backing
Author: 0 Bill to authorize new sanctions on Iran gets Senate panel backing

Under the 2015 nuclear agreement, the US lifted those sanctions. It imposes sanctions on people involved with Iran's ballistic missile program and those they do business with; applies terrorism sanctions to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and codifies individuals who now are sanctioned for Iranian support for terrorism; and requires the president to block the property of any person or entity involved in specific activities related to the supply, sale, or transfer of prohibited arms and ...

Author: 0 Saudi Claim to Lead Muslims Gets a Trump Boost

Trump , joined by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, among other officials, danced with swords placed on their shoulders outside of the Murabba Palace. But brand Trump is simple, big picture - not detail. " Iran's leaders routinely call for Israel's destruction. I will call them, from now on, losers, because that's what they are: losers".

Author: 0 Trump still not backing Paris agreement

He also predicted "fairly robust" talks on whether Trump should honor a US commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions under the 2015 Paris Agreement . The other new face is France's youthful president, Emmanuel Macron , who has vowed to defend the Paris climate change deal agreed in 2015. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that "we clearly said that we want the United States of America to respect the commitment made with the Paris climate accords" but "the U.S.

Global Madonna slated for 'insensitive' Manchester terror attack tribute
Author: 0 Madonna slated for 'insensitive' Manchester terror attack tribute

The Times published eight exclusive leaked pictures, which were unsourced but appeared to be police photographs taken at the Manchester Arena, where 22 people were killed while emerging from an Ariana Grande concert. "He really liked them", said Mohammad Fadi, 25, standing in front of the mosque where the family had worshiped. Organizers of Radio 1's Big Weekend music festival, slated this weekend in Hull, a hundred miles (160 km) east of Manchester, said those attending would ...

Global Social media moment: Did Melania flick Donald's hand away?
Author: 0 Social media moment: Did Melania flick Donald's hand away?

Trump becomes the first sitting USA president to visit one of Judaism's holiest sites. As the US President and First Lady stepped off the presidential plane, he tried to grasp his wife's hand at the top of the staircase, but she pulled away with lightning fast reflexes.

Global United Kingdom shares data with USA again after Manchester leaks
Author: 0 United Kingdom shares data with USA again after Manchester leaks

A spokesman for Britain's anti-terror police said in a statement that British investigators relied on trust with security partners around the world. The National Health Service said 75 people had been hospitalized. The BBC said later Interior Minister Rudd was now confident the leaks, which she had described as irritating, would now stop.

Global President Zuma Congratulates Iranian President
Author: 0 President Zuma Congratulates Iranian President

In a news conference in Tehran on Monday, Rouhani said Trump's first visit overseas was a "theatrical gathering with no practical or political value". President Donald Trump urged Middle Eastern leaders to fight terrorism yesterday as he increased the dangers for all by striking arms deals with Gulf monarchies.

Author: 0 Pentagon investigation into Mosul strike finds 105 civilians killed

The investigation said 101 bodies were found in a main building, and four others were killed in a nearby building. Thirty-six additional civilians who were allegedly killed could not be accounted for because of "insufficient evidence to determine their status or whereabouts".

Author: 0 Trump and the Mideast: Looking at the bigger picture

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after Trump's address Tuesday at the Israel Museum during his first official overseas trip. "I'm not at peace with any arms race and the huge Saudi purchase for sure doesn't add much to our peace of mind", he said in an interview with Israeli army radio.

Global US Senate committee passes bill to impose new sanctions on Iran
Author: 0 US Senate committee passes bill to impose new sanctions on Iran

But Trump was unmoved by the Iran election results, calling on other nations to isolate the Persian Gulf nation entirely. As punditsconsider the effects of Trump's address on Muslim countries all over the world , they are in agreement on one point; that Trump's shift toward a softer view of Islam, following years of decidedly impolitic criticism, will, at best, be met with a great deal of skepticism.

Global Iran to Proceed with Missile Program with Full Power: Spokesman
Author: 0 Iran to Proceed with Missile Program with Full Power: Spokesman

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. Zarif twitted on Monday, speaking of Saudi Arabia. "People voted for our plans as they are aware of the fact that generating jobs and bolstering the economy is possible only through investments, which can be achieved by ensuring security, tranquility and freedom", the president said.

Global Envoy: US Will Act Against Sources of 'Reprehensible' Bomb Probe Leaks
Author: 0 Envoy: US Will Act Against Sources of 'Reprehensible' Bomb Probe Leaks

The Arndale Centre is a short walk from the Manchester Arena, the scene of the attack which killed 22 people on Monday night (local time ). She added that the police were assessing the package the man was carrying. The official Twitter account of the Manchester Evening News tweeted to say that online fashion retailer Boohoo.com - which has its head office close to the site of the attack - has donated £100,000 to the campaign.

Author: 0 Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

Trump said he had helped forge more worldwide cooperation in the fight against Islamist militants, a threat he said was underscored by a suicide bomber in Manchester, England, and the killing of Coptic Christians in Egypt. We have great bonds with other countries. "The US is now paying much more than any other nation and that is not fair to the United States or the United States taxpayer.

Author: 0 Israel Celebrates 50-Years Since Its Capital was Reunified

TRUMP: The Palestinians are ready to reach for peace. "I know you've heard it before - I am telling you, that's what I do", Trump said during remarks at the Israel Museum . Abbas, it bears emphasizing, is an utterly unfit "peace partner". Despite variances in the ideologies of ISIS, Hamas, or other radical Islamist groups, what matters most to America and other Western democracies is that these extremists are inhumanely programmed to celebrate death and terrorism.

Author: 0 Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for the Supreme Court

She noted that two non-Muslim nations, the Philippines and Venezuela, weren't included among the banned countries even though they are home to terrorist groups and fail to help verify information about people attempting to travel to the United States.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert

The most senior US diplomat in Britain condemned media leaks of an investigation into a suicide bomb which killed 22 people in Manchester, saying the USA government would take action to identify those responsible. A lone bomber struck at the Arena following the conclusion of Ariana Grande's concert earlier this week (May 22), killing 22 people and leaving 66 people still in hospital.

Global White House Announces US Embassy Will Not Move to Jerusalem - For Now
Author: 0 White House Announces US Embassy Will Not Move to Jerusalem - For Now

When briefing reporters on Trump's visit to Jerusalem next week, McMaster made no mention of whether Trump would make use of the visit to announce the relocation of the US Embassy from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv. He met two days ago with Trump's regional envoy, Jason Greenblatt, and said they were trying to decide on the next steps. Israeli officials did not confirm that they were the source of the information, and leaders played down the issue, perhaps wary of additional trouble ahead of ...

Global Trump Orders Justice Dept. Review of Manchester Bombing Leaks
Author: 0 Trump Orders Justice Dept. Review of Manchester Bombing Leaks

But she added: "Quite frankly, the British police have been very clear that they want to control the flow of information in order to protect operational integrity, the element of surprise, so it is irritating if it gets released from other sources and I have been very clear with our friends that that should not happen again".

Global Leaders to clash on trade and climate change
Author: 0 Leaders to clash on trade and climate change

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said the report was "exaggerated" and that Trump was "not aggressive" in his comments. Under the non-binding agreement, the United States pledged to reduce its annual greenhouse gas emissions in 2025 by 26-28 per cent below 2005 levels, but the President could seek to weaken that commitment.

Global 6 key moments from President Trump's first trip overseas
Author: 0 6 key moments from President Trump's first trip overseas

Trump spoke in general terms about his belief that the time is ripe to reach a deal, but made not mention of a two-state solution. But the reality remains that both sides are stressing different things. But in his public remarks, Trump steered clear of any such language, and did not mention what has been the goal of USA diplomacy for two decades: a state of Israel and an independent Palestinian state co-existing side-by-side.

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