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Author: 0 Viral video of Donald Trump shoving Montenegro's prime minister!

The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. "You have thousands of people pouring into our various countries... Prime Minister Theresa May who Thursday spoke to him about leaks from US officials regarding the Manchester attack . In a sign of growing frustration felt by EU leaders, European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, speaking after meeting Trump in Brussels , defended European ...

Global Britain's terror threat level reduced from 'critical' to 'severe'
Author: 0 Britain's terror threat level reduced from 'critical' to 'severe'

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said this meant 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". She also announced that Operation Temperer, which involved the deployment of armed forces personnel patrolling alongside police, would wind down after the bank holiday weekend.

Author: 0 Randolph VFW Members Honor Memorial Day Weekend With Annual Cemetary Flag Placement

They died protecting and preserving the freedoms that we enjoy each and every day. She'll then visit Section 60, the final resting place of many service members who died in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Claremore Veterans Center (CVC) will hold a Memorial Day Service at 1:30 p.m.in their auditorium, located at 3001 W. Blue Starr Dr. Let us be united in honoring those for whom Memorial Day was created.

Author: 0 Korea Launches Scud-class Ballistic Missile

On Monday, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe slammed Pyongyang's missile test, while promising an global reaction towards the North's continued provocations. North Korea's latest missile is the fourth to fall into Japan's exclusive economic zone, with the most recent one landing on March 6. In their final communiqué, Abe and Trump - along with the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom - said North Korea "increasingly poses new levels of threat of a grave ...

Author: 0 U.S. confirms North Korea launched short-range ballistic missile

The command tracked the missile for six minutes before it fell into the Sea of Japan, in what is known as Japan's exclusive economic zone. United States military monitors said the short-range missile flew for six minutes, while Japan said it fell into the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) - waters extending 370km from its coast, Al Jazeera reported.

Author: 0 Macron finally speaks out about the Trump handshake: "it wasn't innocent"

Macron added: "One must show that you won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones, but also not over-publicise things, either". Maybe they compared notes about handshakes, as Mr Trudeau was judged to have coped well with Mr Trump's dominant grip when they met in Washington.

Global British police make fresh arrest over Manchester bombing
Author: 0 British police make fresh arrest over Manchester bombing

Two unarmed police officers remained on guard outside the entrance to Granby House, believed to contain the flat in question, according to an AFP correspondent at the scene. A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said, "Today, May 28, 2017, officers investigating the attack at the Manchester Arena have executed a warrant at an address in Moss Side".

Author: 0 Two Men Murdered On Oregon Train Tried To Stop Anti-Muslim Rant

Mr Christian has previously attended meetings of the fascist alt-right movement and photos on social media show him sieg-heiling while wrapped in a United States flag. "The minute he saw me he started coming after me". "We don't know if he's got mental health issues, we don't know if he's under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or all of the above", said Simpson.

Author: 0 Oracle goes 2-1 to take lead in America's Cup qualifiers

That is not a good sign for a country that has tried for 166 years to win back the silver trophy it lost to the schooner America in 1851. Race 8 proved an intriguing battle between former teammates Jimmy Spithill and Sir Ben Ainslie as ORACLE TEAM USA sealed a third successive win by beating Land Rover BAR.

Author: 0 French crew in first America's Cup win, US beaten

The crash came after four-time Olympic gold medallist Ainslie slammed into Team New Zealand during practice racing last week, costing the Kiwi team valuable time on the water as they made repairs. " Jimmy Spithill really wanted the leeward end at the start but we positioned ourselves nicely, came in with a lot of pace and managed to get the hook on them".

Author: 0 At NATO celebration, Trump tells allies to spend more on defense

While White House spokesman Sean Spicer said he hadn't seen the video, the press in and around the tiny Balkan country weren't amused. Trump's comments will disappoint alliance leaders who had hoped for a public commitment from the USA president to NATO's security guarantees, which he called into question during his presidential campaign a year ago.

Author: 0 USA pressure not slowing down N. Korea missile tests

Trump said in a tweet. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement that the missile, presumed to be a Scud-type, was launched from an area near Wonsan, in Gangwon Province, towards the eastern part of the Korean Peninsula.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka Monsoon Toll Climbs to 164

As many as 5 lakh people have been displaced and 100 are still missing. "I heard a huge sound and saw large rocks and trees crashing down", Singo said. The charity Save the Children said about a tenth of those displaced were children below the age of five years, and raised concern over stagnant flood waters becoming breeding grounds for dengue spreading mosquitos.

Global United Kingdom police arrest 16th person in connection with Manchester attack
Author: 0 United Kingdom police arrest 16th person in connection with Manchester attack

Manchester police have released new pictures of the suicide bomber, Salman Abedi from surveillance cameras that shows him in the day of the terrorist attack at the concert, which killed 22 people. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, May 28, 2017. Earlier on Sunday, Home Secretary Amber Rudd said investigators can not be entirely sure that Salman Abedi's terror network has been dismantled - and warned other members of the bomber's group are " potentially " still at large.

Author: 0 Sofia Coppola becomes the 2nd woman to win Best Director at Cannes

The award recognises a strong film that missed out on the top prize, the Palme d'Or . This is the third Cannes award for Zvyaginstev. Swedish film " The Square ", a dark satire of the contemporary art world, was the surprise victor of the top Palme d'Or prize at the world's biggest film festival.

Global Return to path of denuclearization: United Nations to North Korea
Author: 0 Return to path of denuclearization: United Nations to North Korea

North Korean leader Kim declared in a speech on New Year's Day that his country's program to build inter-continental ballistic missiles had "reached its final stage". For its part, North Korea said the missile test was in response to the nuclear dangers and threats posed by the U.S. and its followers. It signaled to apply new sanctions.

Author: 0 North Korea fires unidentified projectile, military in Seoul say

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said earlier in the day that Tokyo expresses strong protest to Pyongyang as the missile fell into Japan's exclusive economic zone, nearly 190 miles from Japanese Oki Islands. North Korea has a large stockpile of the short-range missiles, originally developed by the Soviet Union. This latest comes as the third ballistic missile test in just over three weeks in a series of missile tests defying world pressure and threats of more sanctions.

Author: 0 UK Police Show Photo of Bomber, Ask Public for Info

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . Police believe he assembled his deadly bomb in a rented Airbnb flat in a mansion block on Granby Row in the city centre, near Canal Street. Operation Temperer, which involved the deployment of troops on patrol alongside police, will be wound down on Monday night, at the end of the bank holiday weekend.

Global Marshall City Band to Play for Memorial Day Ceremony
Author: 0 Marshall City Band to Play for Memorial Day Ceremony

In West Los Angeles, some 5,000 Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts placed American flags at the graves of more than 88,000 military personnel at Los Angeles National Cemetery. Veterans Day honors all Veterans who have served in the armed forces - Memorial Day honors people who died while in battle. Military honors will then be given at the Veterans Memorial Park.

Author: 0 G7 leaders unite in the fight against terrorism

Trump tweeted earlier in the day that he would make a final decision next week on whether to withdraw from the climate pact. The announcement on the final day of the US president's first global trip comes after he declined to commit to staying in the sweeping climate deal, resisting intense worldwide pressure from his peers at the summit.

Global South Korea military: North Korea fires unidentified projectile
Author: 0 South Korea military: North Korea fires unidentified projectile

The North, under an array of sanctions for its missile and nuclear programs, says it is developing arms as deterrence against the USA threat. The latest, a short-range Scud, flew about 450 kilometres (280 miles) before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) between the Korean peninsula and Japan, the US Pacific Command said.

Global Landlord of Manchester bomber 'thought he was doing witchcraft' in rented flat
Author: 0 Landlord of Manchester bomber 'thought he was doing witchcraft' in rented flat

As police raced to uncover the network that may have helped Abedi attack an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night, furious British officials blamed USA authorities today for leaking details of the investigation to the media. Mark Rowley, Britain's top counterterrorism police officer, said authorities have dismantled a "large part" of the network around bomber Salman Abedi.

Global Gaza Arabs Burn President Trump in Effigy as Hamas Protests 'Terrorist' Label
Author: 0 Gaza Arabs Burn President Trump in Effigy as Hamas Protests 'Terrorist' Label

Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. Meanwhile, ahead of Trump's meeting with Netanyahu in Jerusalem Monday, a live-streamed White House schedule stated Trump would deliver remarks in " Jerusalem , Israel", apparently recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the holy city despite Trump himself never affirming a change in US policy.

Author: 0 North Korea fires third missile in three weeks

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 the North can hit USA targets near and far.

Author: 0 Manchester bomber's network potentially still at large

Abedi blew himself up at a concert by pop star Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena last week, killing 22 people and leaving 119 injured. Earlier Sunday, Manchester police also arrested a 25-year-old man in the Old Trafford area. Additional security measures were in place for the Great Manchester Run on Sunday, which attracted tens of thousands of participants. Peter Hook, a member of seminal Manchester band New Order, was among the runners and said the tragedy had brought people ...

Author: 0 Kushner reportedly encouraged to step aside as FBI investigates Russian Federation contacts

Asked if such communications were a big deal, Kelly said: "any time you have channels of communication with a country, particularly one like Russian Federation, I wouldn't criticize it". "Back-channel communications with people are ways to communicate with people, again not in front of the press, as an example, but that information is not necessarily kept secret from the rest of the government", Kelly added.

Global Netanyahu extends condolences over Manchester attack to British Prime Minister Theresa May
Author: 0 Netanyahu extends condolences over Manchester attack to British Prime Minister Theresa May

A police statement didn't provide any details about why the man was arrested, but noted that the department's investigation of Monday's bombing after an Ariana Grande concert was "fast-moving". Photos showed an army bomb-disposal unit at the property. Mohammed El-Hudarey, a friend of the landlord, said after Abedi moved out about six weeks ago there was a strong smell of chemicals and debris, including metal rods and cut-up fabric.

Author: 0 G7: Trump Refuses to Endorse Paris Climate Pact

However, Merkel added: "The times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, as I have experienced in the past few days". It was a meeting of mixed outcome with Trump and his G7 colleagues finally agreeing on trade/protectionism but not climate change .

Author: 0 Kushner crisis greets Trump back

It was then reported that Mr Kushner had a year ago asked the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. to establish a secret back channel using Russia's communication systems to enable the Trump transition team to talk to Moscow. But Trump immediately railed against administration leaks in a flurry of tweets Sunday, calling them "fabricated lies". Mr Trump, who had been uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter during his nine-day trip overseas, furiously dismissed the allegations of Russian Federation ...

Global Manchester bombing probe widens with arrest of man in West Sussex
Author: 0 Manchester bombing probe widens with arrest of man in West Sussex

In a statement released through Greater Manchester Police, her family said: "I wish I could say that Georgina is one of the last to die in this way but unless our Government opens its eyes we know we are only another in a long line of parents on a list that continues to grow".

Global United Kingdom spy agency investigating how it dropped the ball on Manchester bomber
Author: 0 United Kingdom spy agency investigating how it dropped the ball on Manchester bomber

Police on Monday arrested a 16th person in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing, the deadliest attack in Britain for 12 years. British investigators have released pictures of Abedi taken from CCTV shortly before the attack, which also injured more than 100 people, appealing to the public for help in tracing his movements in the days before.

Global President Zuma congratulates the President of Iran on his election victory
Author: 0 President Zuma congratulates the President of Iran on his election victory

President Rouhani is a moderate and reformist figure in Iranian politics known chiefly for negotiating a deal on Iran's nuclear power that ended up controversial both with the Western powers that signed it and in Iran. "I hope that the day will come that Saudi Arabia will adopt this path", he said. "Sadly, the Iranian regime to this day does a great disservice to its people by showing no signs that it's willing or capable of moving past the extremist fervor of its 1979 revolutionary ethos".

Global Trump Ends First Foreign Trip With G7 Summit
Author: 0 Trump Ends First Foreign Trip With G7 Summit

However, the USA courts have blocked this veto and it has not been allowed to come into effect. Other G-7 nations leaned heavily on Trump to stay in the climate deal, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying "we put forward very many arguments".

Author: 0 Macron says France uncompromising in fight against jihadists in Mali

The region's terror threat is "clearly a risk for Europe ", he said, vowing that French troops would remain in Mali until the extremists are eliminated. He said German Chancellor Angela Merkel told him she backs the idea during a meeting in Berlin earlier this week. Germany now contributes 550 troops to the multi-national United Nations force in Mali, called MINUSMA, forming the largest European contingent.

Author: 0 Iran to be in far stronger positions, Armenian expert says

This first round of voting highlighted the opposition of the most conservative parts of the Islamic Republic to the policy of diplomacy and rapprochement with the West favoured by the re-elected president. He said Iran was still forming its judgement of the Trump administration. The collaboration and coordination between the two countries will continue, Rouhani said, adding the Iran-Azerbaijan relations are strategic.

Author: 0 UK spy agency investigating how it dropped the ball on Manchester bomber

The bombing at the close of a pop concert at the popular Manchester Arena is the country's deadliest terror attack since 2005, when 52 people were killed and several hundreds injured in a series of bomb blasts in central London. Prime Minister Theresa May said developments in the investigation into the bombing meant that intelligence experts had chose to lower the threat level from its highest rating "critical", meaning an attack could be imminent, to "severe".

Global 5 unforgettable moments from Trump's Vatican visit
Author: 0 5 unforgettable moments from Trump's Vatican visit

According to the Economist , the Vatican described the meeting between the two as "cordial" and noted the Pope hopes to work with the Trump administration on "healthcare, education and assistance to immigrants". Francis also gave Trump a signed copy of his 2017 peace message whose title is "Nonviolence - A Style of Politics for Peace", and a copy of his 2015 encyclical letter on the need to protect the environment from the effects of climate change.

Author: 0 PTI workers storm Peshawar grid station

Authorities have detained PTI MPA and MNA from Malakand for ransacking the office PESCO in Batkhela on Saturday. When contacted, PESCO spokesperson Shoukat Afzal confirmed that three of the grid stations Rehman Baba, Kohat Industrials area and University Town have been attacked by two PTI MPAs Fazal Elahi and Arif Yousaf along with a strong mob of PTI workers last night and they were still there.

Global Trump briefed on North Korean firing of projectile - White House
Author: 0 Trump briefed on North Korean firing of projectile - White House

It landed in Japan's exclusive maritime economic zone, which is set about 200 nautical miles off the Japanese coast, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. U.S. Pacific Command detected and tracked what we assess was a North Korean missile launch at 10:40 a.m. Hawaii time May 28. "The United States government is aware", a White House National Security Council spokesman told reporters, "The president has been briefed".

Author: 0 Philippines forces make gains in southern city under siege

His comment sparked outrage around the world. The latest victims have brought the death toll of the six days of violence to almost 100, with at least 19 civilians, 13 soldiers and 51 militants killed since the fighting erupted in the city.

Author: 0 Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siege

President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in the southern Mindanao province last week after Maute rebels went on a rampage through Marawi . Troops on the streets of Marawi fired at Maute snipers as smoke poured out of several buildings. The violence erupted last Tuesday night when the government launched a raid to capture Isnilon Hapilon , who is on Washington's list of most-wanted terrorists.

Global Iran's first VP quits the presidential race, backs Rouhani
Author: 0 Iran's first VP quits the presidential race, backs Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference near the United Nations General Assembly in NY, U.S., September 22, 2016. Accordingly, Qalibaf will accompany Raisi on a provincial trip on May 16 to announce their coalition, Tasnim news agency reported on May 15.

Author: 0 Human rights prove no obstacle in Trump-Saudi ties

Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, advised US President Donald Trump to discuss how to avoid another September 11 attack with the Saudi hosts of his first official visit overseas, Zarif wrote in an editorial published on Sunday.

Author: 0 North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile, South Says

In a separate statement, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff warned North Korea's repeated provocation would further deepen its global isolation. The military said it was a short-range Scud missilethat flew about 450km (280 miles). It landed in Japan's exclusive maritime economic zone, which is set about 200 nautical miles off the Japanese coast, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.

Global Scouts honor fallen veterans at Marietta National Cemetery
Author: 0 Scouts honor fallen veterans at Marietta National Cemetery

Of those that I knew who died in combat include an eight grade classmate of mine, Miguel Najar, from St. Gregory's Catholic School in 1960. We watched as a military honor guard carried the flag-draped coffin up the Capitol stairs between rows of military men and women.

Global Sri Lanka flood death toll reaches 146
Author: 0 Sri Lanka flood death toll reaches 146

Sri Lanka has reported 53234 suspected dengue cases through the first five months of 2017, approximately a 150 percent increase compared to the same period in 2016 and one global non-governmental organization says the numbers could rise even further.

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