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Global Angela Merkel still seeking stronger U.S. ties, spokesman says
Author: 0 Angela Merkel still seeking stronger U.S. ties, spokesman says

Merkel's comments underscore a creeping geopolitical shift after G-7 leaders failed to convince Trump to stand by the global Paris climate accord. "We are and remain close partners", she said of the USA and Germany, "but we also know that we Europeans really must take our destiny into our own hands".

Author: 0 Trump doesn't plan to use Israel trip to announce embassy move

Since the announcement of the president's travel plans, there has been some speculation that he would use the occasion to fulfill his campaign promise to move the U.S. Although Israel annexed it along with all of Jordanian East Jerusalem , the Palestinians and most of the worldwide community consider it part of the occupied West Bank.

Author: 0 London 'furious' at USA for Manchester bomb probe leaks

But Hashem told interrogators that "we knew what we were doing", Libyan officials said . Pictures published by the New York Times included remains of the bomb and of the rucksack carried by the suicide bomber, and showed blood stains amid the wreckage.

Author: 0 Donald Trump marks first Memorial Day as president

Trump specifically recognized General John F. Kelly's son Robert, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2010. Bob Dole, who was severely wounded in action during World War II. Brooke Singman is a Reporter for Fox News. Vice President Mike Pence attended the ceremony, along with Defense Secretary Gen. James Mattis, and Homeland Security Secretary Gen.

Author: 0 Gianforte apologizes to reporter in acceptance speech

Gianforte had unsuccessfully challenged the state's Democratic governor in November, losing that race even as Trump won the state easily. "All of a sudden, what happened there in Montana, apparently this snowflake reporter invaded Gianforte's safe space", O'Neill said .

Global South African ruling party backs scandal-tainted president
Author: 0 South African ruling party backs scandal-tainted president

He said on Friday he was "not opposed to establishing a commission of inquiry", without specifying a timeframe. Zuma survived a similar revolt in November. But I would imagine that in debating, what comes up in the newspapers becomes part of the content of what members of the NEC use in their argument. The move was supported by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and his deputy Joe Phaahla, axed tourism minister Derek Hanekom and NEC member Sue van der Merwe, according to sources.

Author: 0 MI5 launches internal inquiry over Manchester bomber warnings

After the horrific attack that claimed the lives of 22 people in Manchester, Ariana Grande has pledged to return for a benefit concert to raise funds for the victims and their families. We are in constant discussion with the security services and the police to make sure they have the right tools they need". The newspaper said members of the terror gang were scrutinized by MI5 "but nothing came of this investigation and he (Abedi) slipped down the pecking order of targets".

Author: 0 Merkel warns against "simple answers" after Trump meetings

Days earlier, in Saudi Arabia, Trump had presided over the single largest U.S. arms deal in American history. "We are and remain close partners", she said of the USA and Germany, "but we also know that we Europeans really must take our destiny into our own hands".

Author: 0 Tiger Woods charged with DUI in Florida

Woods was arrested around 3 a.m. Monday in Jupiter, Florida, Jupiter police spokeswoman Kristin Rightler said. He was arrested on Military Trail, south of Indian Creek Parkway. He was at the Masters, but only to attend the dinner for past champions. The scandal ultimately cost Woods a number of lucrative endorsement deals, while other sponsors shifted away from using him in marketing but did not end their contracts with him.

Author: 0 Trump tells 'confidants' United States will leave Paris climate deal - Axios

His lawyer said Kushner will cooperate with investigators. Meanwhile, the search for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director continues. Peter Navarro, a Trump trade adviser, has repeatedly criticised Germany and suggested it is deliberately pushing down the value of the euro, an argument the Germans reject, noting that the currency's strength is largely determined by policies of the independent European Central Bank.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka's flood survivors threatened by dengue, disease: aid workers

Indian Naval personnel of INS "Kirch" that arrived in the island on Saturday are now engaging in flood relief operations at Udugama and Galapatha in the Kalutara District in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Navy. All schools in flood-hit areas, including the capital Colombo , will be closed for a week, it said. Islamabad recently gave 10,000 tonnes of rice to Sri Lanka to help drought victims.

Global Trump Slams NATO Allies Standing Feet Away for Not 'Paying…
Author: 0 Trump Slams NATO Allies Standing Feet Away for Not 'Paying…

Trump met with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, with the two sides agreeing on a number of issues and reaffirming counter-terrorism cooperation. Whether shoving aside Montenegro's PM or having handshake wars with France's new leader, Trump created chaos at what was meant to be a diplomatic showpiece.

Global Pope calls Egyptian Copts killed by IS 'martyrs'
Author: 0 Pope calls Egyptian Copts killed by IS 'martyrs'

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the incident - the fourth deadly attack targeting Christians since December past year when a suicide bomber struck a chapel next to St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo , killing 29 people.

Author: 0 Mattis Tells CBS, 'I Keep Other People Awake At Night'

But he quickly added that "we do everything humanly possible, consistent with military necessity , taking many chances to avoid civilian casualties - at all costs". "We will do it by, with, and through other nations". He says war with North Korea would be catastrophic . "We are working with the global community to deal with this issue", Mattis said.

Global United States may not ban laptops on European flights after all
Author: 0 United States may not ban laptops on European flights after all

Elaine Duke, the US Deputy Homeland Security Secretary has been sent to Brussels to persuade European Union officials to back the security plans. Homeland Security previously said the electronics ban involving Middle Eastern airports was put in place because US officials were "concerned about terrorists' ongoing interest in targeting commercial aviation".

Author: 0 Police arrest 16th person in connection with Manchester attack

The Bank Holiday raids followed a flurry of police activity in Manchester over the weekend, with the arrest of a 25-year-old man in Old Trafford and a 19-year-old man in Gorton in connection with attack. A spokesman said that the brother, Hashim, was aware of Abedi's plans to attack. Greater Manchester Police has released an image of the suicide bomber with the hip-high case in the city centre on May 22.

Global President Trump Takes The Lead And Stuns At NATO Summit
Author: 0 President Trump Takes The Lead And Stuns At NATO Summit

A former US envoy to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization ( NATO ) believes that USA relations with Europe have soured following President Donald Trump's trip to the Group of Seven (G7) summit. military sales to Saudi Arabia, according to the Saudi Foreign Ministry. From the start, he set a new direction. But here, as during most of the public portions of his foreign trip, Trump basked in the applause and reveled in the pageantry.

Author: 0 New image released of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi carrying blue suitcase

The Daily Mail newspaper reported that MI5 had been warned earlier this year by America's Federal Bureau of Investigation that Abedi was planning an attack in Britain. "Where did you see him with it during that time?" The bombing investigation expanded early Monday when police arrested a 23-year-old man on the south coast of England, hundreds of miles south of Manchester.

Global Oregon St. No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament
Author: 0 Oregon St. No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament

If that happens, it would be just the third time Ole Miss has missed the NCAA tourney under Bianco in 17 seasons. Friday's second game in the Lexington Regional will pit North Carolina State (34-23) vs. By virtue of being awarded a regional, all 16 host schools have also been selected to the 64-team championship field. The ACC hosts are North Carolina, Louisville , Florida State , Clemson and Wake Forest .

Global More than 100 killed in east Syria air strikes
Author: 0 More than 100 killed in east Syria air strikes

Civil protection rescue teams reported recovering more than 200 bodies from the area in the days following the strike, while a number of houses in the area were also destroyed by clashes between Isis and Iraqi government forces. Both groups blamed the US-led coalition, which has been carrying out airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State since September 2014. More strikes took place after midnight.

Global USA stirring up 'Iranophobia' to boost arms sales to Arab nations - Tehran
Author: 0 USA stirring up 'Iranophobia' to boost arms sales to Arab nations - Tehran

Rouhani was responding to Trump's controversial statements he made during a visit to Israel on May 22. Earlier Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi called on Washington to abandon its "warmongering policy, intervention, Iranophobia and sales of unsafe and useless weapons to the main sponsors of terrorism ", according to state-run Press TV .

Author: 0 Jakarta bombings linked to IS

Ojek (motorcycle taxi) driver fell victim, public mini-van driver, store sellers, as well as policemen", he told reporters in his home town in Central Java, referring to the three dead police officers and 11 people injured. The country has suffered a series of mostly low-level attacks by ISIS sympathisers in the past 17 months. Residents helped clean up debris on Thursday at the East Jakarta bus terminal, littered with bloodstains and broken glass after the attacks.

Global United Kingdom police find 'significant' evidence; May slams USA on leaks
Author: 0 United Kingdom police find 'significant' evidence; May slams USA on leaks

Abedi often complained that the British were "unjust to the Arabs". "This damage is even greater when it involves unauthorized disclosure of potential evidence in the middle of a major counter terrorism investigation". Police have given no information about how the detained men may be connected to the bombing. "As it stands, 10 people in total have been arrested in connection with the investigation, of which a man and a woman have since been released without charge".

Author: 0 German FM: Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt EU interests

However, while six of the seven G7 nations agreed to stick with their commitment to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement that aims to cut emissions and slow global warming, Trump said he needed more time to decide if the USA would abandon the accord.

Author: 0 Kushner's Russian Federation ties are questioned

Meanwhile, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has called for the suspension of Kushner's security clearance. President Donald Trump returned home from his first trip overseas to face a new series of allegations against his administration - and he hit the ground tweeting with a series of posts slamming "leaks" and so-called "fake news", while stating his recent trip was a " great success ".

Global Donald Trump's first foreign trip clouded by Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Donald Trump's first foreign trip clouded by Russian Federation probe

But under the Constitution, both Rosenstein and Mueller are ultimately answerable to the President as head of the Executive branch. "I believe it. I stand by it". The ex-FBI chief has not spoken publicly since his surprise firing last week. Trump and the White House have repeatedly contradicted themselves over the reasoning for Comey's firing, which took place as he led a probe into Russian influence into the USA election and potential ties to his campaign.

Author: 0 Conte defends Victor Moses over FA Cup red card

Heavily criticised by Arsenal fans furious at the club's failure to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years, Wenger is yet to confirm if he will stay in charge next season. "Of course every player wants to play more , it is in the genes of a Victor and I am one of them". "You have to say it couldn't have gone much better for us".

Global WaPo: Senate Intel Committee Asks For Trump Campaign Documents
Author: 0 WaPo: Senate Intel Committee Asks For Trump Campaign Documents

USA media reports have alleged that Trump pressured his national security chief and his director of national intelligence to publicly deny the Russian Federation collusion allegations. Brennan said he had seen intelligence that "revealed contacts and interactions" between Russian officials and Americans "involved" in the Trump campaign.

Global Trump condemns fatal stabbing of good Samaritans in Portland
Author: 0 Trump condemns fatal stabbing of good Samaritans in Portland

Police identified the men killed as Ricky John Best, 53, of Happy Valley, Oregon, and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche, 23, of Portland . Police say his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. This item has been corrected to show that one of the women isn't Muslim. A phone at his home in Portland rang unanswered Saturday, and no one came to the door at his parents' home.

Author: 0 Besieged by Islamists: Philippine city in lockdown

The Philippine military says it has made gains retaking Marawi city from Islamist militants amid clashes that have left about 100 people dead. Gen. Restituto Padilla Jr. Padilla said the bodies of four men, three women and a child were found near a road close to Mindanao State University in Marawi. A paper sign attached to one of the men indicated that the victims had "betrayed their faith", he said, identifying the men as civilians.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police seek information about Manchester attacker's suitcase

The public are being asked to contact the police immediately if they see the piece of luggage, which officers have no reason to believe contains anything unsafe but are asking people to be cautious. He became the 16th person to be arrested in connection with the bombing , which killed 22 people and injured more than 100. Interior minister Amber Rudd said the review was the "right first step" for the intelligence agency to take in the wake of the May 22 bombing that killed 22 people at a ...

Author: 0 New Conservative leader has work to do

She said Scheer had broad support across the country. "I am confident that our party will unite under his leadership as we move toward our goal to continue earning the trust of Canadians and forming government in the next election". "He was a very centrist candidate in a race where we had extremes", Graefe said. Liepert said in his view, over the next year the Conservatives need to debate some of the ideas that resonated with party members during the leadership campaign.

Author: 0 Election day ahead: Jeremy Corbyn to campaign in Scotland

While she stressed the "reality" of the election meant this was unlikely, the SNP leader told Sky News: "I'm going to launch a manifesto tomorrow that will put forward SNP policies". The poll put the Conservatives on 46 percent and Labour on 32 percent, little changed from the previous ICM poll on May 22 which put the Conservatives on 47 percent and Labour on 33 percent.

Author: 0 Manchester bomber's movements 'caught on CCTV'

British news website The Independent also reported bomb-making materials which could be primed for imminent attacks had been found in the raids following the Manchester bombing. Hundreds of soldiers have been sent to replace police at high-profile sites including Buckingham Palace and Parliament, and police armed with submachine guns are being deployed in city centers, transit hubs, tourist areas and major events.

Author: 0 White House mulls 'war room' amid Russian Federation crisis

President Trump unleashed his frustration with the press and the probes into Russia's connections with his team in a Sunday Twitter rant. Kushner, Michael Flynn and now-White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon also met the crown prince of Abu Dhabi in NY, a meeting the Obama Administration learned about when the prince's name appeared on a flight manifest.

Author: 0 Trump's back and ready for combat

Mr Kushner initially had come to the attention of FBI investigators previous year as they began scrutinising former national security adviser Michael Flynn's connections with Russian officials, two sources told Reuters. Kushner is Trump's Orthodox Jewish son-in-law. 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".

Global Sea lion mistakes young girl for food, drags her off wharf
Author: 0 Sea lion mistakes young girl for food, drags her off wharf

They say doctors might not know about the specific course of treatment that would be required, and want the family to reach out so they can ensure she gets the help she needs. "Her family started feeding the animal, and the sea-lion started to become comfortable", Fujiwara said . However, things took a scary turn as the young girl approached the edge of the pier.

Author: 0 Manchester attack: MI5 probes 'missed warnings'

The suitcase development came as Home Secretary Amber Rudd confirmed intelligence service MI5 is launching an internal review on how much it knew about Abedi before the attack. singer Ariana Grande . Asked to comment on reports that the security services missed opportunities to monitor Abedi, Rudd said: "I wouldn't rush to conclusions, as you seem to be, that they have missed".

Author: 0 Flurry of arrests in Manchester bomb hunt

Fourteen people are now in custody in relation to the attack, including a 23-year-old man arrested early Monday in the southern coastal town of Shoreham-by-Sea on suspicion of terrorism offenses. BBC Newsnight reported that when Abedi was 16 he fought against the Colonel Gaddafi regime with his father during the school holidays. MI5 is believed to have conducted a quick review of the intelligence held about Abedi last week, but the inquiry was limited as the agency's focus and resources ...

Global New image of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi released by police
Author: 0 New image of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi released by police

Britain on Saturday lowered the terror threat level which was hiked after this week's carnage in Manchester as police released CCTV footage of bomber Salman Abedi on the night of the attack. In Rome, Pope Francis led thousands of people in St. Peter's Square in prayer, saying he was "close to the relatives and all those who are weeping for the dead".

Global Manchester police seek clues in concert bomber's suitcase
Author: 0 Manchester police seek clues in concert bomber's suitcase

That brings the total number of people now detained on United Kingdom soil to 14, all of them men, while Abedi's father and brother have been held in Libya where officials said the two brothers were IS jihadists. On Saturday, Britain lowered its official terrorism threat level from " critical " to " severe " after police said they had dismantled a large part of Abedi's network.

Author: 0 Palestinian Prisoners End Hunger Strike

Israel has more than 6,000 Palestinians now in prison; more than 500 haven't had a trial. Others are detained under so-called Administrative Detention , which allows suspects to be held without charge for a six-month period. Barghouti's family has denied such claims. "In his cell in Ashkelon prison, they held more than 20 hours of negotiations, Fares said". The resolution of the strike coincided with the start of the Muslim dawn-to-dusk fasting month of Ramadan.

Author: 0 Pak's refusal to abide by ICJ shows disrespect: International Expert

Under pressure over the adverse ruling in the International Court of Justice in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case , Pakistan's civilian government asserted that the stay on the Indian national's execution cannot trump domestic law . A case was also registered under Foreigners Act 1946 and the arrested person, who hails from Jogeshwari East in Mumbai, has been transferred to jail for judicial remand, the daily said.

Global Stefan Seibert: Germany's Merkel is a deeply convinced Atlanticist
Author: 0 Stefan Seibert: Germany's Merkel is a deeply convinced Atlanticist

The German Chancellor appealed to residents of the European Union to take the destiny of Europe "in their own hands". "But we should know that we as Europeans must fight for our future ourselves, for our destiny", she added. But they carry extra heft now that Trump is actually in office - and after Mr Trump had a days-long opportunity to reset relations. "The belief in shared values has been shattered by the Trump administration", said Mr Stephan Bierling, an expert on transatlantic ...

Author: 0 Trump defends Kushner, slams 'fake news' about Russian Federation ties

US intelligence intercepted dispatches from Ambassador Sergey Kislyak telling his superiors about the talks. Earlier this month, it was revealed that Kushner Companies gave a presentation to wealthy Chinese investors that informed them that they could get American visas if they invested in the Kushners' real estate projects - and they even name-checked both Jared Kushner and Trump during the presentation.

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