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Author: 0 Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed

Crews will try to remove the boat from the lake Saturday, the sheriff's office said. The deadly accident occurred at Pine Flat Lake in Fresno , Calif., after his parents' boat hit a rock, the Fresno Sheriff Department said in a statement .

Global Members of Manchester bomber's network 'may be at large'
Author: 0 Members of Manchester bomber's network 'may be at large'

Britain on Saturday lowered the terror threat level from critical - its highest level - to severe, but British Prime Minister Theresa May said the country should remain "vigilant". All 22 of those killed in the bomb attack at the Manchester Arena concert have now been named. The government is facing criticism after acknowledging that Abedi was on security services' radar, but wasn't a major focus of scrutiny.

Author: 0 US official mulling greatly expanding airplane laptop ban

WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all worldwide flights to and from the United States. At the time, U.S. officials insisted the ban wasn't based on any specific threat but on longstanding concerns about extremists targeting jetliners.

Author: 0 G7 Splits Over Climate Change with Trump's Lone Position

The president tweeted on Saturday: "I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!" Trump tweeted from the G7 summit in Sicily, where he had been pressed by United States partners to commit to a framework aimed at stemming global warming.

Global Macron says was ready to out-Trump Trump in handshake
Author: 0 Macron says was ready to out-Trump Trump in handshake

Emmanuel Macron delivers an address in London, Britain, February 21, 2017. Macron said Trump and the Turkish and Russian presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin "think in terms of power ratios, which doesn't bother me". French President Emmanuel Macron acknowledged to a French newspaper that his intense handshake with President Trump ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels "wasn't innocent", but instead was meant as a show of resolve, The ...

Author: 0 Jared Kushner wanted a back channel with Russian Federation

It was said to be the first time any investigators have made inquiries with Trump's campaign officials. Back from a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, Trump on Sunday immediately sought to dismiss recent news reports as "fake news".

Global United Kingdom police make new arrest in Manchester concert bombing investigation
Author: 0 United Kingdom police make new arrest in Manchester concert bombing investigation

Manchester police would not comment on information-sharing, but said at a news conference that the families of attack victims were distressed by leaks. Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd chaired another Cabinet Office Briefing Room A (Cobra) meeting today . According to the BBC , British police are withholding sensitive information from Washington after a series of damaging leaks have "outraged" United Kingdom security officials.

Global Comey acted on fake intelligence
Author: 0 Comey acted on fake intelligence

The Washington Post reported this week that the FBI had during its investigation into the email case received a Russian intelligence document that claimed the Justice Department had given Clinton an assurance that it would not be too aggressive.

Global Italian riot police tear gas G-7 protesters
Author: 0 Italian riot police tear gas G-7 protesters

The U.S. president will return to Washington later on Saturday at the end of a nine-day tour of the Middle East and Europe - his first foreign trip since taking office. Trump had said he would listen to what U.S. partners have to say at the G-7 before making a decision on how to proceed. It turns out a year is a long time in G-7 summitry.

Author: 0 Syria: '100 dead in anti-ISIS raids, many relatives'

According to the Observatory, 37 civilians were killed in coalition raids on the town on Thursday night, including 13 children, and another 15 had been killed in coalition strikes on Wednesday. He was killed by an airstrike in Syria on May 11. On Thursday, the USA confirmed that one of its air strikes against IS in Mosul in March killed at least 105 civilians.

Global EVM 'hackathon': Election Commission says won't change rules of challenge
Author: 0 EVM 'hackathon': Election Commission says won't change rules of challenge

The AAP has been the biggest critic of the EVM, insisting that it can be hacked. "Hence, the statement that Commission is "backtracking" from hackathon is absolutely baseless", ECI Under Secretary Madhusudan Gupta. "EVMs are not accessible to any unauthorised person at any stage before, during or after the polls and as such, the question of allowing "tools" for tampering the EVM machines does not arise", Gupta said.

Global Manchester attacker's younger brother arrested in Tripoli
Author: 0 Manchester attacker's younger brother arrested in Tripoli

Britain's terror threat assessment has been hiked to "critical", the highest level, meaning an attack is considered imminent. And Lancashire County Cricket Club also announced extra security for a gig by the Courteeners, an indie rock group, at Old Trafford cricket ground which 50,000 people were expected to attend.

Author: 0 UK Conservative Party's Lead Narrows to 10 Points

May added that Corbyn had "chosen to do that just a few days after one of the worst terrorist atrocities we have experienced in the United Kingdom". Conservative strategists believe polls showing a dramatic tightening in the general election race are correct and have blamed a focus on policy rather than the "bigger picture".

Global Manchester attack: Streets evacuated in Moss Side amid new police raids
Author: 0 Manchester attack: Streets evacuated in Moss Side amid new police raids

Britain raced Thursday to track down a jihadist network suspected of orchestrating the Manchester concert attack , while a row escalated between London and Washington over leaked material from the probe. Abedi's movements just before the attack have also lent credence to the terror cell theory. A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the investigation.

Author: 0 CCTV shows bomber on night of attack

On Wednesday, photographs purportedly showing bloodstained fragments of Abedi's homemade bomb, including what seemed to be the remains of the device's battery and detonator, appeared in the New York Times , hours after home secretary Amber Rudd asked U.S.

Global May to 'make clear' to Trump shared intelligence must remain 'secure'
Author: 0 May to 'make clear' to Trump shared intelligence must remain 'secure'

They said a woman who was arrested Wednesday has since been released without charges. British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue with U.S. Police hunting the terror network behind the Manchester Arena bombing have stopped passing information to counterparts across the Atlantic because of repeated leaks.

Author: 0 Concerns Grow About Libya Connection to Manchester Bombing

In Manchester , northwest England, feelings were still raw following Abedi's attack on a concert by United States pop star Ariana Grande - especially so as the bomber was born in the city. Eight men and one woman have been arrested in the United Kingdom since Monday night, including Abedi's older brother Ismail, 23, although the woman has since been released.

Author: 0 South African ruling party debates fate of president

News24 reported that according to four sources with direct knowledge of events inside the closed meeting at Saint George's Hotel, NEC member Joel Netshitenzhe tabled the motion for Zuma to step down. In November, a similar motion put forward by Hanekom at the NEC failed. The news website also reported there was a long list of speakers for and against the motion.

Author: 0 2 men charged after forcing baby alligator to drink beer

SCDNR's law enforcement officers began investigating after the agency received multiple emails and messages from the public on Thursday. South Carolina's Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) has arrested two men in connection with the abuse of a baby alligator earlier this week.

Author: 0 Kushner sought secret back channel with Russia

Top White House officials are refusing to comment on a Washington Post report that Jared Kushner , President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser who is under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny, wanted to set up back-channel communications with Russians before the election.

Global Kushner asked Russian ambassador for backchannel on Syria and other policy matters
Author: 0 Kushner asked Russian ambassador for backchannel on Syria and other policy matters

Kushner is Donald Trump's son-in-law and a trusted adviser to the president.The Washington Post report cites anonymous USA officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications.The newspaper says Ambassador Sergei Kislyak told his superiors that Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for their discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor.

Global Trump finds it's six against one on climate change
Author: 0 Trump finds it's six against one on climate change

At the G7 summit family photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel looked away while standing next to Trump, who was looking down. Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron , who is seen as an emerging Trudeau ally, ended up having similarly warm words for Trump.

Author: 0 Ramadan fasting likely to start May 26 - Chief Imam

The holy fasting month of Ramazan is due to begin Saturday in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, religious authorities in both countries announced. efforts to engage with the Muslim world. "Ramadan is a month of reverence, generosity, and self-reflection". The blessing of Ramadan will continue until the end of June, Muslims will try to be blessed by Allah in the Holy month.

Global 2 more arrested in Manchester bombing attack
Author: 0 2 more arrested in Manchester bombing attack

The raid comes as part of an investigation following a suicide bombing that killed 22 at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday. Earlier Thursday British Prime Minister Theresa May said that the terror threat level in the United Kingdom will remain at critical after it had been raised as a result of the attack.

Global We Have to Assume Russia 'Penetrated' the White House — MSNBC's Nance
Author: 0 We Have to Assume Russia 'Penetrated' the White House — MSNBC's Nance

News media report that the FBI is investigating meetings Kushner had in December with Russian officials. McMaster and Gary Cohn , the director of the National Economic Council, swatted away the questions after reports surfaced that Kushner considered setting up a secret line of communication with Russian Federation to discuss military options in Syria and other matters.

Author: 0 Trump promises climate decision next week

Trump has said that he will soon announce his decision on whether America will leave the Paris Agreement or stick to the commitments it made under the Obama administration. Macron hailed this as "one of the true outcomes of this G-7". The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement initially earned Trump's criticism on the 2016 campaign trail, but as president, Trump's stance became less clear.

Global MSNBC's Nance: We Have to Assume Russia 'Penetrated' the White House
Author: 0 MSNBC's Nance: We Have to Assume Russia 'Penetrated' the White House

The latest reports in the Russian Federation matter said Kushner spoke with Russia's ambassador to the United States about setting up secret communications with Moscow during the presidential transition. Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn also attended the meeting with Kushner, the Post reported, citing United States officials. "Trump has no choice but to immediately fire Kushner, whose failure to report this episode on his security clearance is reason enough for a criminal ...

Author: 0 Some 1500 People Protesting Near Taormina Against G7 Summit

Canada played a leadership role in pushing for the communique to include the language on fighting protectionism, the Paris Agreement, and in particular for the reference to gender equality being "fundamental to the fulfillment of human rights", according to a federal government source.

Author: 0 At least 1 dead, 9 hospitalised after eating contaminated nacho cheese

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH ) confirmed on Monday that nacho cheese sauce sold at a gas station in Sacramento County, Calif. "We immediately retested samples from the relevant lot of cheese, and it remains clear of any contamination", the company said, according to the Sacramento newspaper.

Author: 0 'What are you feeding him?': Pope takes jibe at Trump

Pope Francis dropped "a few big hints with his presents" to Donald Trump during their meeting on Wednesday, according to the NY magazine. Analysts believe the atmosphere was better than expected since the original time-table of their meeting was set within 20 minutes.

Global Authorities Looking for Potential Second Bomb in Manchester
Author: 0 Authorities Looking for Potential Second Bomb in Manchester

British police are now hunting for a jihadist network believed to behind the deadly bombing of in Manchester that killed 22 people . Britain on Saturday lowered the terror threat level from critical - its highest level - to severe, but British Prime Minister Theresa May said the country should remain "vigilant".

Global Erdogan sees 'new beginning' in Turkish-US ties
Author: 0 Erdogan sees 'new beginning' in Turkish-US ties

Turkey views the militia as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has fought a deadly insurgency in southeast Turkey for many years and is considered a terrorist group by the United States, Turkey and Europe. That is true even though the policies of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appear to be in conflict with basic American democratic values. To be clear, none of the USA proposals make sense to Turkey because the idea that the Americans will support ...

Author: 0 Arsenal Beat Chelsea, Win Record 13th FA Cup

They had started their FA Cup final against Premier League champions Chelsea as clear underdogs, after a disappointing season , finishing fifth and missing out on Champions League qualification for the first time in Wenger's almost 21 years in charge.

Global Russian officials 'boasted of their ability to influence Trump through Flynn'
Author: 0 Russian officials 'boasted of their ability to influence Trump through Flynn'

The meeting ignited controversy this week when it was revealed that Trump had disclosed intelligence from an Israeli counterterrorism operation. Earlier this week, NPR confirmed that Trump had asked Comey to scuttle the investigation into his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , according to a memo of the account written by Comey.

Author: 0 United Kingdom lowers terror threat level, citing arrests being made

The troops will gradually be withdrawn from Monday, May said. "Our priorities are to understand the run up to this bad event and to understand if more people were involved in planning this attack". Rowley said the investigation had made "rapid progress", and police "are getting a greater understanding of the preparation of the bomb". Landlord Aimen Elwafi found the property with children's stickers scribbled out on the walls, a metal rod in the bath, material cut up and the electricity ...

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

And it doesn't make sense to me why, if this is true, and it may not be true, why the Trump team would have wanted to use Russian communications. Senior US advisers have refused to answer questions about Donald Trump's son-in-law, following reports that Jared Kushner tried to set up a secret communication line with Moscow .

Author: 0 Police Reveal Photos Of Manchester Bomber Salman Abedi On Night Of Attack

This is a handout photo taken from CCTV and issued on Saturday, May 27, 2017 by Greater Manchester Police who have altered the surrounding area of Salman Abedi , in an unknown location on the night of the attack on M. Britain on Saturday lowered the terror threat level from critical - its highest level - to severe, but British Prime Minister Theresa May said the country should remain "vigilant".

Global Macron gets to grips with U.S. president on climate change deal
Author: 0 Macron gets to grips with U.S. president on climate change deal

The White House was quick enough to release a statement soon after the meeting stating that the discussion focused on the Syrian crisis, security and counter-terrorism issues. Trump has often been compared to Le Pen as both have taken a strict stand on immigration and even condemned North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance, a report stated.

Global Trump 'Wide Open' to Views on US Participation in Paris Climate Deal
Author: 0 Trump 'Wide Open' to Views on US Participation in Paris Climate Deal

The leaders of Tunisia, Ethiopia, Niger, Nigeria and Kenya will join the discussions on Saturday to say what should be done to encourage investment and innovation on their continent. Now, Trump returns home to deepening scandals related to his aides' ties to Russian Federation, having shown his ability to represent the USA on the world stage in true Trump fashion.

Global Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader
Author: 0 Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader

President Donald Trump , British Prime Minister Theresa May (from L to R, front) and other NATO member states leaders watch air show at the handover ceremony of the new NATO headquarters during a one-day NATO Summit , in Brussels , Belgium, May 25, 2017.

Author: 0 China and ASEAN Near A Code of Conduct?

Fiery Cross Reef is administered by China but also claimed by the Philippines, Vietnam and Taiwan . Vietnam and China reached a bilateral agreement regarding their competing claims and conflicting forces in the South China Sea .

Author: 0 Trump scolds NATO allies over defense spending

It has put a shadow over the fourth stop on Trump's first foreign trip, which has also brought him to Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem and Rome. Trump began his speech by calling for a moment of silence for the victims of this week's Manchester concert bombing.

Global Top Trump advisers dodge questions about Kushner's Russian Federation contacts
Author: 0 Top Trump advisers dodge questions about Kushner's Russian Federation contacts

Officials also suggested that so far there's no evidence of any wrongdoing or collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. According to The Washington Post , the Russian Ambassador was alarmed by such a proposal from Kushner, who is now the senior most advisor to President Trump and has played a key role in his trips to Saudi Arabia and Israel and Palestine.

Author: 0 Former Greek prime minister recovering from bombing

Lucas Papademos was taken to hospital with his driver who was also hurt, Reuters news agency reported a police official as saying on Thursday. Preliminary reports state that the 69-year-old Papademos had opened an envelope, inside of which there was a bomb.

Author: 0 Manchester attack: USA paper leaks images of explosive device

The city's two giant soccer clubs, Manchester United and Manchester City, laid aside their fierce rivalry to jointly donate 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) to an emergency fund set up to support families affected by the attack. The Times on Wednesday published crime scene photos it said were "distributed by British authorities". Queen Elizabeth II visited Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, telling 14-year-old Evie Mills and her parents: "It's awful".

Global Hawaii News Now: Protesters oppose martial law in Philippines
Author: 0 Hawaii News Now: Protesters oppose martial law in Philippines

The PLM sees the declaration of martial law an indication of the failure of the Duterte government to solve the conflict in Mindanao through the peace process it supposedly initiated with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). "We're leaving", said a resident named Edith, walking along a rundown street carrying a small suitcase. "We have to finish this". Ano also said foreign fighters were believed to be inside, but he was more cautious.

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