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Author: 0 Trump making his way to the "G-Nato" at Taormina

Abbas is ready to work with Israel on a peace agreement. You've been to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, one of the holiest sites of Christianity. In public remarks on Monday, Netanyahu warned that "it will not be simple", but also expressed cautious optimism that "for the first time in many years and the first time in my lifetime, I see a real hope for change".

Author: 0 Trump labels Kushner reports 'fake news'

Kushner in March said he was ready to testify about his Russian Federation meetings to the Senate Intelligence Committee. News reports said the White House, reeling from the explosive developments in the long-running Russian Federation saga, is creating a new rapid-fire communications unit to respond to the controversy, led by Kushner, senior presidential adviser Steve Bannon and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.

Global Theresa May waters down 'dementia tax' in humiliating Tory U-turn
Author: 0 Theresa May waters down 'dementia tax' in humiliating Tory U-turn

Labour MPs laid into Theresa May today as she performed a humiliating u-turn over her flagship proposals for a dementia tax . Professor Roger Scully, from the University of Cardiff, said the results were broadly in line with the Britain-wide polls, which have generally been showing a narrowing of the gap between the Conservatives and Labour in recent days.

Author: 0 Trump In Palestine Overshadowed By Manchester Attack

The Old City was captured by Israel in a 1967 military conflict with Jordan and remains under Israeli control. In a speech towards the end of his visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories, Mr Trump offered a forceful defence of the Jewish state and pledged to protect the country against common enemies , including Iran.

Global North Korea fires unidentified projectile from eastern region: South Korea
Author: 0 North Korea fires unidentified projectile from eastern region: South Korea

Suga said Japan had already filed a protest with North Korea , using "the strongest wording" to denounce Pyongyang . North Korea's defiant ballistic missile tests have created tensions with Washington in recent months. Kenji Kanasugi, director general of the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, held a phone conversation with Joseph Yun, U.S.

Author: 0 Manchester attack probe widens; US leaks spark anger

Manchester-born Salman Abedi launched the attack on young fans attending a concert by U.S. pop star Ariana Grande in the latest atrocity claimed by the Islamic State group in Europe. British Transport Police said armed officers would start to patrol United Kingdom trains due to the increased threat of extremist attacks. Taking to Twitter , the Into You singer said: "My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester Attack and their loved ones".

Global Comey knew Russian intel was bogus when he acted on it
Author: 0 Comey knew Russian intel was bogus when he acted on it

The Post reported earlier this week that, according to sources, Comey also felt he had "little choice" but to close the investigation "because he feared that if ... At the end of the letter to the FBI, Chaffetz further stated that "Congress and the American public have a right and a duty to examine this issue independently of the Special Counsel's investigation", and then added that he trusts and hopes that the FBI makes the "right decision" to produce the evidence the Oversight Committee ...

Global Memorial Day parades in Whitestone, College Pt.
Author: 0 Memorial Day parades in Whitestone, College Pt.

Monday at Linn Grove Cemetery, 1700 Cedar Ave". The Glen Hill Post of the American Legion honor guard will assist at the presentation. The parade will feature about 30 units comprising 800 participants, including US military marching units and vehicles, area high school marching bands, veterans groups, Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, and veterans on motorcycles.

Global North Korea Fires Scud-Class Ballistic Missile, Japan Protests
Author: 0 North Korea Fires Scud-Class Ballistic Missile, Japan Protests

The content of that message is open to interpretation, but some see a resolve to ignore US -led pressure, which has included vague threats from President Donald Trump and the arrival in Korean waters of powerful USA military hardware, while also showing that the North can hit US targets near and far.

Author: 0 White House shaken as Russia probe pierces Trump's inner circle

Other Trump players who have drifted from his orbit in recent months, such as Sam Nunberg, are also being courted to play more active roles, either officially joining the White House or in an outside capacity, working through confidants of the president.

Author: 0 Trump Returns To US, Immediately Slams 'Fake' News Media On Twitter

Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly defended Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner Sunday following reports that he had attempted to set up a backchannel of communications with Russian Federation. The Senate committee's request was first reported by The Washington Post . The proposed reliance on Russian equipment by American officials would have been unprecedented by senior White House staff.

Global Wenger says his future will be decided this week
Author: 0 Wenger says his future will be decided this week

It felt as though this performance in the FA Cup final was everything that Wenger has been working towards through all the years of being second best to Manchester United , Chelsea and Manchester City . Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois blamed a lack of concentration and a refereeing decision for the FA Cup final defeat that reminded him of a familiar anti-climax to the season when he was with former club Atletico Madrid.

Global 30 extra Aussie troops for Afghanistan
Author: 0 30 extra Aussie troops for Afghanistan

The United States has requested that New Zealand increase its Defence Force personnel in Afghanistan from 10 to 12. Payne said the number has been considered by the government as part of the ADF commitments across the globe. In February, US General John Nicholson also asked for member countries to ramp up in their forces contribution to Afghanistan. 'Since late 2013 the Defence Force has contributed eight personnel to the Academy to assist in building the capacity of the Afghan National ...

Author: 0 Korea: N. Korea fires projectile off coast

A week after it launched a medium-range missile capable of reaching US bases nearby, North Korea fired an "unidentified projectile" early Monday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. President Trump was briefed on the latest North Korean launch, a spokesman for the National Security Council said. On Friday, Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop said the North's actions place mounting pressure on Japan and South Korea to develop their own countermeasures.

Author: 0 Trump Seemingly Downplays Allegations Against Kushner About Russia

Mr Schiff said the Government needed to "get to the bottom" of the matter and urged a review of Mr Kushner's security clearance "to find out whether he was truthful". A White House aide said Saturday that Trump is also considering pushing more modest initiatives in Congress that would stand a better chance of quick passage.

Global Fresh from his travels, Trump rails on Twitter about fake news
Author: 0 Fresh from his travels, Trump rails on Twitter about fake news

Trump , having returned from a nine-day overseas trip, immediately railed against administration leaks, calling them "fabricated lies", in a flurry of tweets. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", he wrote. He added: "Whenever you see the words 'sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names.it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers'.

Global Ivanka Trump in Saudi Arabia: Global women's empowerment possible
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump in Saudi Arabia: Global women's empowerment possible

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. After the turmoil of the Arab Spring, and the disaster of the Syrian conflict, Trump's speech on Sunday marked a deliberate bookend to his predecessor's values-led approach.

Global Rep. Chaffetz responds to FBI's refusal to turn over Comey memos
Author: 0 Rep. Chaffetz responds to FBI's refusal to turn over Comey memos

Chaffetz said that it is not his intent to "impede or interfere" in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The House Intelligence Committee also is investigating Russian interference in the election, and Schiff repeatedly declined to confirm whether the committee had been aware of the allegations against Kushner before The Post's report came out.

Global Trump hits out at fake news following Kushner reports
Author: 0 Trump hits out at fake news following Kushner reports

Mr Kushner's involvement in the plan was first reported by the Washington Post , which said he proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for the discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor. Schiff said he disagreed with White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster's suggestion that such back-channel communications might be typical and not concerning.

Author: 0 American Airlines passenger detained after in-flight disturbance

A spokesperson for the airline confirmed to HuffPost that crew members on American Airlines Flight 31 , which departed from Los Angeles , requested law enforcement to meet the aircraft at the Daniel K. "No one really paid much attention to it until we landed and the flight attendants would not let anyone get out of their seats", Jaren Yang, one of the passengers of the flight, told NBC News.

Author: 0 Trump reported to have told confidants U.S. will leave Paris climate deal

President Trump may be trying to build suspense about the future of the Paris agreement on climate change , but he has told several people he plans to leave the deal, according to Axios . The meeting's final declaration reflected a stalemate between the USA and the six other participating countries, who are all strongly committed to the Paris accord.

Author: 0 United Nations expects fruitful co-op with Iran during Rouhani's second term

Iran's effort to attract about $100 billion to develop more than 50 oil and natural gas fields bogged down ahead of the May 19 presidential election. The Sunni kingdom and Shiite power Iran haven't had diplomatic relations since early 2016. The Gulf Arab state past year downgraded ties with Tehran after Saudi Arabia severed ties with Tehran after demonstrators angry at the execution of a Shi'ite Muslim cleric in the kingdom attacked Saudi missions.

Author: 0 Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as President Hassan Rouhani wins Iran

Rouhani on Monday hailed the trilateral efforts by Russia, Turkey and Iran to establish "cease-fire" in Syria and stressed that militarization would not settle the problems of the Arab state, Xinhua news agency reported. Iran had had dealings with Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda for decades, Khedery said, adding: "Iran has also maintained ties with the Taliban, and has facilitated various terrorist activities in Afghanistan that have resulted in the killing and wounding of our soldiers and Afghan ...

Author: 0 New arrest in Manchester bombing as hate crimes rise

A German security official told The Associated Press the report was accurate. The government does not believe the president is directly responsible for the potentially compromising leaks; but May will raise her concerns with him at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit where she will push for the military alliance to join the coalition against Islamic State.

Global Democrats Call for Jared Kushner to Lose Security Clearance Amid FBI Probe
Author: 0 Democrats Call for Jared Kushner to Lose Security Clearance Amid FBI Probe

The California Democrat says it's a serious allegation to have a key Trump campaign figure seeking secret communications with a country that intelligence experts say intervened in a US election. Trump attacked the news media on Twitter, and the administration dispatched a retired four-star Marine general - Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly - to defend Kushner on the Sunday news talk shows.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande plans Manchester benefit concert after attack

Mourning for Manchester: The world pays tribute Thu, May 25, 2017 Makeshift memorials and tributes to victims of the deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert . Speaking after a meeting of the government's crisis committee, May said "the public should remain vigilant". Grande, who returned to the United States shortly after Monday's attack, said on Friday that she would hold a benefit concert in Manchester for the victims the bombing.

Author: 0 Trump says Kushner-Russia reports are 'fake news'

In what appeared to be a reference to the news the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into meetings held between Russian figures and Kushner, Trump wrote in a series of tweets: "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media".

Author: 0 Macron Explains Tense Handshake With Trump, Calls It 'Moment Of Truth'

Macron told a Sunday newspaper in France that " my handshake with him, it wasn't innocent ". " Donald Trump , the President of Turkey or the President of Russian Federation are of a mindset of power relations, which doesn't bother me", Macron said, adding: "I don't believe in diplomacy of the public invective but in bilateral dialogues".

Author: 0 Manchester Bomber Believed Muslims Were Mistreated, Sought Revenge

British police have reportedly stopped sharing information about the Manchester Arena attack with the USA after a series of leaks to the media sparked anger among United Kingdom law enforcement and government officials. Hollywood studio Warner Bros. said on Wednesday it had called off the May 31 " Wonder Woman " red-carpet event in London "in light of the current situation".

Author: 0 8 dead in MS shooting rampage, suspect in custody

It was there that Godbolt killed three women and the sheriff's deputy who responded before fleeing the scene, according to the Clarion-Ledger. "I ain't fit to live, not after what I done", a handcuffed Godbolt told The Clarion-Ledger. The shootings were reportedly the result of a domestic incident regarding Godbolt's estranged wife and children, and Godbolt said he never meant to kill the deputy.

Global Iranians voted for moderation, Rouhani says
Author: 0 Iranians voted for moderation, Rouhani says

The US should drop its "hostile" policies towards Iran , the country's re-elected President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday. "Who can say the region will experience total stability without Iran?" he said at a news conference. "These are the dreams of enemies". "The U.S. leaders should know that whenever we need a missile test because of a technical aspect, we will test". The message of Iran's elections was national solidarity and global dialogue, he added.

Author: 0 Good luck to Trump on moves involving Israel, Palestinians

Israeli government spokespeople and intelligence experts recalled instances when Israeli politicians had unwittingly divulged secrets in the course of public remarks, and said leaks of sensitive information are part of the risks of intelligence sharing.

Author: 0 Man, 25, arrested over Manchester blast

The family of one victim, 18-year-old Georgina Callander, said her life had been cut short by "evil, evil men prepared to ruin lives and destroy families". Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, May 28, 2017 . Prime Minister Theresa May said the independent body which sets the threat level had decided it should be lowered from its highest rating "critical", which meant an attack could be imminent, to "severe".

Global Donald Trump accuses media of fabricating news
Author: 0 Donald Trump accuses media of fabricating news

As the FBI continues an investigation of Trump's top associates and as he reportedly considers a White House staff shake-up, the president's attorneys have urged him to lay off his habit of aggressive and impulsive tweeting - lest it make matters even worse for him.

Author: 0 Formula One: Raikkonen on pole for Ferrari, Vettel second

Vettel won the race , while Raikkonen finished second after securing his first pole position in nine years. Red Bull's Max Verstappen was fifth, ahead of Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr. Hamilton struggled throughout qualifying. If Hamilton pits at the end of the first lap and the safety auto comes out at an early stage of the race , he will cruise up to the back of the pack, which will all need to pit at some point.

Author: 0 Merkel and Trump: 2 Very Different Takes on G7 Summit

The US President told leaders of the G7 countries that they would have to wait until next week for his decision on whether America would honour its undertakings under the Paris Agreement to limit global warming. President Trump has reportedly told multiple people, including EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, that the United States will exit the Paris Agreement, a step that would unravel President Barack Obama's climate policies.

Global Shark leaps into boat and lands on Australian fisherman
Author: 0 Shark leaps into boat and lands on Australian fisherman

Mr Selwood estimated the shark measured 2.7 metres, while his boat is just 4.4 metres long. "A large shark was also found in the cabin of the not-so-large fishing boat", Mr Franklin said. He was taken to hospital and treated for a cut to his arm. Despite the terrifying experience, Selwood - who has been fishing for almost 60 years - said there was "no way in the world" it would stop him from getting back out on the water.

Global United States anti-ISIL envoy Brett McGurk should be changed, Ankara says
Author: 0 United States anti-ISIL envoy Brett McGurk should be changed, Ankara says

The incident occurred outsides the residence of the Turkish ambassador with the president watching for a few seconds before turning to go inside. U.S. Videos captured of bodyguards of the president of Turkey punching and kicking American protesters on our soil has incensed many, but a new video has surfaced showing what the president himself was doing as the pandemonium unfolded.

Global Donald Trump attacks media for 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports
Author: 0 Donald Trump attacks media for 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

US President Donald Trump, who was uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter during his nine-day trip overseas, resumed his favourite past-time today with a tweet storm in which he thundered against "fake news". But he said on "Fox News Sunday" that "any channel of communications back or otherwise with a country like Russian Federation is a good thing ". "I would not be concerned about it".

Author: 0 USA split with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders on full display

And many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years and not paying in those past years. President Trump exported the confrontational, nationalist rhetoric of his campaign across the Atlantic on Thursday, with an attempt to shame European leaders for not footing more of the bill for their own defenses and lecturing them to stop taking advantage of U.S.

Global Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence
Author: 0 Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence

The man known simply as "The Truth" did just that on Saturday night. "He could do with tick-over fight - and I count Amir Khan as a warm-up rather than a serious contest - and then go for a world title (at 11 stone) and defend it a few times".

Global Manchester bomber's brother was 'planning attack on UN'
Author: 0 Manchester bomber's brother was 'planning attack on UN'

Eleven other men, aged between 18 and 44, are in custody . "It is surprising because these people are just under your nose and you don't know it", said Harpreet Lota, a Manchester resident walking past the building. "We will be thinking about all the people who died and were injured", she said. On Friday, UK Security Minister Ben Wallace told CNN in Manchester that there are "over 400 investigations now ongoing by the security services and police into terrorist planning or people thinking ...

Global UK Terror Threat Lowered After Raids Linked to Bombing
Author: 0 UK Terror Threat Lowered After Raids Linked to Bombing

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn also chided Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May for cutting spending on policing. British police made another arrest and stormed another house Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large.

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning celebrates release from prison: 'First steps of freedom'

Convicted in 2013 for leaking classified documents and diplomatic cables to Wikileaks , Manning has been a controversial figure. Without Obama's parting gift, the army private, who served as an intelligence official in Iraq , would have remained behind bars until 2045, after serving a 35-year sentence .

Global Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast take over several cities
Author: 0 Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast take over several cities

Embassy and the presidential residence. The government released a statement on Sunday night saying it was launching a "military offensive to restore order" in Bouaké, though it appears to have backed off to avoid fighting. A former rebel who participated in the march was killed and his body is in the morgue, said Ouattara Mamadou, the spokesman for demobilised ex-rebels not in the army.

Global Top Gun sequel set to fly
Author: 0 Top Gun sequel set to fly

Following Tom Cruise's announcement that a long-planned Top Gun sequel is officially in development , Kilmer took to Instagram on Wednesday to formally reveal he'd love to reprise his role as the cocky fighter pilot Tom "Iceman" Kazanski.

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