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Author: 0 Roxbury Parade Leader a Veteran of Ordnance and Ordinances

Kluska has been named the grand marshal of this year's parade , which begins at 10 a.m. on Meeker Street in Kenvil and concludes at the Veteran's Memorial. A Memorial Day by the regional camp of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will follow. "It's great that we can honor the veterans that are here", said Bill Sachs, from the Chattanooga National Cemetery, which oversees Knoxville's cemetery also.

Author: 0 PM condoles mishap in Sri Lanka

Howvever, news agency ANI reported that 50,000 people from 13 districts have been affected. The DMC said the monsoon ended a prolonged drought that had threatened agriculture as well as hydropower generation. The vessel will reach Sri Lanka tomorrow. The ship was received by Indian High Commissioner to Colombo Taranjit Singh Sandhu and Sri Lankan Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake.

Global Merkel Pivots to General Election With Boost From Regional Votes
Author: 0 Merkel Pivots to General Election With Boost From Regional Votes

Sunday's results mark the third victory in recent state elections for Merkel's party, giving the German Chancellor another shot of momentum heading into the nationwide vote. The result from North Rhine-Westphalia, which follows a similar result last week in Schleswig-Holstein, has boosted the party's fighting spirits and, since it's currently polling at 7 percent nationally, there is now hope it may return to the Bundestag in the fall.

Author: 0 Rouhani wins second term as Iran's President

Following his re-election, President Hassan Rouhani said Iranians have chosen the "path of engagement with the world" and rejected extremism. He was echoing his election campaign motto "We will not go back", a reference to his hard-line opponents and their "backward" policies.

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

Duterte imposed martial law last week on Mindanao , an island of 22 million people where both Marawi and Iligan are located, to quell the unrest and wipe out militancy. Communists insurgents, who are active in wide areas of the archipelago, including the south, responded to Duterte's declaration of martial law by ordering their forces to "carry out more tactical offensives".

Author: 0 DHS Secretary: A Backchannel Between Trump And Russia 'Not A Bad Thing'

Taking his outrage to Twitter, Mr Trump said it was his opinion numerous White House leaks were "fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media". The report, if confirmed , would raise new questions about the Trump team's relationship with the Russians, who USA intelligence agencies said tried to sway the election in Mr Trump's favour.

Global More raids in Manchester terror investigation
Author: 0 More raids in Manchester terror investigation

A total of 16 people have been arrested in connection with the attack, in which 22 people died. Of the arrests, two have been released without charges and 12 men remain in custody for questioning. Earlier Sunday, Manchester police also arrested a 25-year-old man in the Old Trafford area. British officials confirmed that Abedi recently returned from Libya on May 18, and that police were seeking more information about his movements upon his return.

Global Three Teens Die In Horror Crash Involving Two Trucks
Author: 0 Three Teens Die In Horror Crash Involving Two Trucks

It is believed they were travelling home to Brisbane after attending a show in Dubbo. Jack Pink was driving a pantech truck and towing a trailer. It's been reported understood the fuel-tanker caught alight following the crash. The driver of the pantek, a man, also died at the scene. One truck driver and a bystander were taken to the Goondiwindi Hospital in a stable condition.

Author: 0 Merkel: Europe can no longer rely on allies

Merkel said she realized "in the past few days" that allies could no more be counted on. "But we have to know that we must fight for our future on our own, for our destiny as Europeans". But EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Sunday he was more optimistic now than after the USA election last November after EU leaders held talks with Trump in Brussels.

Author: 0 Macron admits his combative handshake with Trump 'wasn't innocent'

The first meeting between Trump and Macron at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit was immortalized in this decidedly awkward video , and by the time the two sat down for their first formal meeting with the press in attendance, the French president had another plan in place.

Global Manchester attack: Police arrest 25-year-old in Old Trafford
Author: 0 Manchester attack: Police arrest 25-year-old in Old Trafford

Interior Minister Amber Rudd told Sky News that this was a "right first step" for MI5 to take in the wake of the bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert by U.S. Abedi spent time in Libya before the attack and transited through Istanbul and Dusseldorf airports on his way back to Britain. Rudd said Britain was making good progress with internet companies on this but that more could be done.

Author: 0 Fake Media prevent Americans from hearing real story: Donald Trump

Kushner spoke with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about facilitating sensitive discussions to explore the incoming administration's options with Russia as it developed its Syria policy. Flynn was sacked after failing to divulge required security information. He tweets: "ObamaCare is dead - the Republicans will do much better!" "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organizations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing and, again, it comes back ...

Author: 0 Beijing, ASEAN take step toward rules for South China Sea

China has installed rocket launchers on a disputed island in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in order to fend off Vietnam's claims, according to a report . "We discussed the South China Sea issue and for the past months, there have been no major disruptions and the situation in the South China Sea and the region has been stable", he said.

Author: 0 Embattled Brazilian president orders troops to restore order

The alleged money was the subject of a secret tape recording of the President released last week in which it appeared he told an accomplice that he "had to keep paying Cunha" in order to keep him quiet. But protesters real target was the president himself, shouting " Out with Temer! " and carrying signs calling for immediate direct presidential elections.

Author: 0 American President "worried about impact of Brexit on jobs in US"

German media quoted Trump as saying: "Look at the millions of cars they sell in the US". Donald Trump stuck to his America-first agenda on his maiden trip overseas as US president, seeking deals that will please core supporters as he faces a deepening scandal at home over his campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation.

Global Trump orders probe into leaks related to Manchester bombing
Author: 0 Trump orders probe into leaks related to Manchester bombing

The CIA, National Security Agency, FBI, White House, U.S. military and British intelligence have all been unable to stop disgruntled employees and consultants from sharing information. Details of their alleged connection to the bombing have not been revealed. Earlier, a minute's silence fell over offices, public squares, shops and in homes as people honoured the victims.

Global North Korea allies also under threat says US Pacific commander
Author: 0 North Korea allies also under threat says US Pacific commander

In its previous missile launch at the end of April, North Korea's regime suffered a second failure in a row with its latest ballistic missile test attempt amid continuing tensions with the US and South Korea. South Korea's newly inaugurated President Moon Jae-in has admitted that there was a "high possibility" of a war with North Korea over the latter's ongoing provocations, even though he is known to favor engagement rather than a harsher stance vis-à-vis Kim Jong-un's regime.

Author: 0 Iran will continue missile programme: President Hassan Rouhani

Rouhani made a point to stress that Trump's visit came amid Iran's presidential election, saying that such elections "are not in their (Saudis') dictionary". Hassan Rouhani , who was reelected president in the May 19 presidential election, met on Tuesday with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Author: 0 Making US position clear to Saudi princes

Ending his speech , Abbas stated: "Mr. President , we hope that history will say that Donald Trump was the US President who achieved peace between Palestinians and Israelis". During his trip, Trump pitched the idea of a coalition of Sunni Arab states against Iran and "Islamic extremism" and said Israel could find a communality of interest with such a grouping.

Global Manchester bomb suspect's father aligned with al-Qaeda linked group
Author: 0 Manchester bomb suspect's father aligned with al-Qaeda linked group

Britain's home secretary criticised USA officials for leaking sensitive information about the ongoing inquiry into the bombing. The breach prompted the U.K.to briefly stop sharing information about the bombing inquiry with the U.S. We are thankful for the selfless service tonight of Manchester's first responders who rushed towards danger to help save lives. A man was arrested in Wigan on Wednesday afternoon in connection with the Manchester Arena bombing, with officers assessing a ...

Global Manchester attack: United Kingdom resumes U.S. intelligence-sharing after leak row
Author: 0 Manchester attack: United Kingdom resumes U.S. intelligence-sharing after leak row

The UK Government has expressed its anger after USA newspaper New York Times published photos showing the scene of the Manchester Arena attack that left 22 dead and several others injured. "When that trust is breached it undermines these relationships, and undermines our investigations and the confidence of victims, witnesses and their families".

Author: 0 Father, brothers of alleged Manchester bomber arrested

Abedi's family remained a focus, too, with a brother in England , his father and another brother in Libya among those detained. The Libyan anti-terror force that arrested the men said in a statement that the brother, Hashim Abedi, 18, confessed that he and his brother were linked to the Islamic State group and that he was aware of the arena bombing plan.

Author: 0 Japan protests North Korea missile, warns of danger to planes, ships

North Korea apparently is determined to develop a missile capable of carrying a nuclear weapon and able to reach the USA mainland. "The launch landed within 200 nautical miles of the Japanese coast and was an "extremely problematic" act for the safety of airplanes and ships", said Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga .

Author: 0 How Trump's visit revamped US Mideast policy

In this great "battle between Good and Evil", Trump's list of "criminal barbarians" includes the Hezbollah and Hamas on the one hand and Isis and Al Qaeda on the other hand. "Rooting out terrorism will not be achieved through direct confrontation only", Salman said, "but also through achieving sustainable development....a notion embodied in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 in all its aspects, citing the keenness to invest in the youths, empowering women, diversifying the economy ...

Author: 0 Fresh arrest in Manchester bombing raids, 12 in custody

A statement issued by the Greater Manchester Police read, "We have made significant progress in this fast moving and complex investigation, working with the national counter terrorism policing network and United Kingdom intelligence partners and securing the arrests of 11 people who remain in custody".

Author: 0 Conservative lead over Labour 'shrinking' as vote approaches

Home Secretary Amber Rudd suggested victory for Mr Corbyn would "absolutely" increase the risk of future atrocities. And the Labour leader announced that he would recruit an additional 1,000 staff to the security and intelligence agencies MI5, MI6 and GCHQ to help in the battle against extremist violence.

Global North Korea Launches Short-Range Ballistic Missile; Mattis Says War Would Be 'Catastrophic'
Author: 0 North Korea Launches Short-Range Ballistic Missile; Mattis Says War Would Be 'Catastrophic'

David Wright, a senior scientist with the Union of Concerned Scientists, has been monitoring North Korea's missile development for decades and last week told USA TODAY that Pyongyang's program is making alarming strides. On the other hand, the U.S Government is working on policies to check the nuclear ambitions of North Korea. Moon called a National Security Council meeting Monday morning to discuss the North's launch.

Global Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

Russia, a pivotal player in Syria, has backed Syrian President Bashar Assad, often at the expense of civilians during a long civil war. More attorneys with deep experience in Washington investigations are expected to be added, along with crisis communication experts, to help the White House in the weeks ahead.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka races to rescue missing

Following India's lead in sending out emergency relief to Sri Lanka, more countries have started pledging assistance to provide relief to the flood victims. Among the districts most affected was Ratnapura , about 60 miles southeast of Colombo , the nation's capital. Rescue efforts are hampered by lack of drinking water, lack of electricity and continued rain.

Author: 0 Manchester attack: teenager arrested

Police have said they arrested a large part of the network behind the attack , which killed 22 people, and two more men were arrested on Saturday. Fresh arrests have been made connected to the Manchester suicide attack as police continue to hunt down Salman Abedi's suspected accomplices.

Global Manchester Police Make New Arrest Linked to Arena Bombing
Author: 0 Manchester Police Make New Arrest Linked to Arena Bombing

Police have released surveillance-camera images of Abedi on the night of the attack that show him dressed in sneakers, jeans, a dark jacket and a baseball cap. "There's a group of them knocking about with each other - they're from the Middle East", he added. Manchester-born Abedi likely received some ISIS training in Syria in the months before the attack, according to information gathered in the preliminary investigation, a United States official told CNN on Thursday.

Global British PM May to raise Manchester attack leaks with Trump
Author: 0 British PM May to raise Manchester attack leaks with Trump

According to photographs from the scene of Monday's attack at the 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena, Abedi's device appeared to be fairly sophisticated. A source with knowledge of the investigation told Reuters that Abedi might have made the bomb himself or with some assistance from an accomplice.

Author: 0 North Korea's unbridled missile development

The US has said it is willing to enter into talks with North Korea , but only if it halts its missile and nuclear tests. The projectile appeared to have landed in Japanese waters, Yoshihide Suga, spokesman for the Japanese government, said, adding that the launch was a clear violation of United Nations resolutions.

Author: 0 Macron says long handshake with Trump was "not innocent"

I'm the person you're going to be working with.' That's what the handshake is supposed to be for, not some sort of sophomoric challenge between two alpha males". "It was a first experience for both of us and he saw the interest of a multilateral discussion". President Macron said yesterday that he had shown himself to be an uncompromising leader by squeezing President Trump's fingers until they went white during a fearsome handshake at last week's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting.

Author: 0 Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

The administration had hoped Trump s nine-day turn in the worldwide spotlight would offer a respite from relentless coverage of an ever-widening probe into Russian meddling in a year ago s election and possible collusion by the Trump campaign - with its endless barrage of newspaper scoops and explosive revelations.

Global Curfew, restrictions continue in Kashmir
Author: 0 Curfew, restrictions continue in Kashmir

Officials say the helpline has been launched in view of the situation set off by the killing of militant commander Sabzar Ahmed Bhat. Almost 1,300 Kashmiri youth defied terrorists' threats and the Hurriyat call for a strike on Sunday, and took the Army recruitment test at two centres: Srinagar's Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry Regimental Centre and Baramulla's Pattan Army camp.

Global AP Report: Kushner ties to Russian Federation questioned as Trump blasts media
Author: 0 AP Report: Kushner ties to Russian Federation questioned as Trump blasts media

A key Trump campaign figure possibly seeking secret communications with a country that intelligence experts say intervened in the 2016 US presidential election is "obviously very concerning", said Rep. Federal investigators and several congressional committees are looking into any connections between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, including allegations that there may have been collaboration to help Trump and harm his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

Author: 0 Trump demonstrates Montenegro's real place at NATO

The NATO mission of Montenegro, which is joining the Western military alliance against stiff opposition from Russian Federation, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. As a presidential candidate, Trump railed against NATO's financial burden-sharing, suggesting the USA might only come to the defense of countries that meet the alliance's guidelines - for committing 2 percent of their gross domestic product to military spending.

Global United Kingdom reduces terror threat level from 'critical' to 'imminent'
Author: 0 United Kingdom reduces terror threat level from 'critical' to 'imminent'

The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) increased the threat level to "critical" - its highest level - meaning a further terror attack was considered "imminent". Both his father and brother, however, have been detailed in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. Meanwhile, heavy armed presence is being rolled out for what is termed as a Bank Holiday weekend in the United Kingdom - an annual holiday on Monday making it a weekend packed with lots of public events.

Author: 0 In Mosul, Iraqi commanders say city will be free by June 10

Multiple security forces are attacking what remains of the unliberated areas on the west bank of the River Tigris, the Joint Operations Command said in a statement. Linking up the two sides would give Assad a significant advantage in fighting the six-year rebellion against his rule. Iraqi forces seized the eastern portion of Mosul in January, but the western portion half has proven to be a much more hard fight, and one that does not appear to be coming to an end any time soon.

Global Trump's Commerce Sec marvels at lack of protests in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Trump's Commerce Sec marvels at lack of protests in Saudi Arabia

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday cited a lack of protests against President Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia as evidence of a "genuinely good mood" on the first leg of his foreign trip. Arriving directly from Riyadh , Saudi Arabia, Trump expressed his hope for co-operation among US allies in the Middle East . He singled out Iran's support for President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria as particularly "tragic and destabilizing".

Global Syria condemns attack by US-led coalition
Author: 0 Syria condemns attack by US-led coalition

The Russians relayed the message to the Syrian government, but the forces did not withdraw, the official said. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said on Friday that the US strike had hit civilians and was unacceptable, Russian news agencies reported .

Global U.S. increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit
Author: 0 U.S. increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit

Abbas welcomed Trump's "noble and possible mission". And I intend to do everything I can to help achieve that goal. Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum. Instead, the White House hoped to let the images of Trump in statesman-like settings tell the story of his first trip overseas, and perhaps ease questions about his preparedness for the delicate world of global diplomacy.

Global Timeline: North Korea missile launches test US, South Korea
Author: 0 Timeline: North Korea missile launches test US, South Korea

This sets up the potential that Pyongyang is looking to use the test to show it can hit USA targets near and far and to emphasize its defiance of US -led pressure on its missile and nuclear programs, which has included vague threats from President Donald Trump and the arrival in Korean waters of powerful US military hardware.

Global Terror suspect arrested in Old Trafford amid more raids
Author: 0 Terror suspect arrested in Old Trafford amid more raids

British police confirmed on Sunday that they have arrested a man in Gorton, Manchester, on suspicion of terrorism offences in connection with the Manchester bombing attack. Rudd, asked during an interview on BBC television whether some of the group were still at large, said: " Potentially ". "The operation is still really at full-tilt in a way and so until the operation is complete we can't be entirely sure that it's closed", said Rudd.

Global Britain's Heathrow says BA still experiencing some disruptions
Author: 0 Britain's Heathrow says BA still experiencing some disruptions

The problems continued yesterday with delays at Gatwick and mass cancellations of short-haul flights from Heathrow. The airline said it meant to run a full schedule at Gatwick on Sunday and to operate a full long-haul schedule and a " high proportion" of its short-haul programme at Heathrow.

Author: 0 Trump claims Kushner leaks 'fabricated lies'

Trump, according to one person familiar with his thinking, believed he was facing more of a communications problem than a legal one, despite the intensifying inquiries. While he has called his first trip overseas a "home run", it was shadowed by reports about Moscow's interference and possible improper dealings with the Trump campaign and associates.

Global KISS cancels Manchester Arena concert
Author: 0 KISS cancels Manchester Arena concert

More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. Some hours later, police cordoned off a large area in the Moss Side area of south Manchester and houses were evacuated with a bomb disposal unit sent to the scene.

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