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Author: 0 Alvarez tells non-Mindanaoan critics of martial law to shut up

Duterte that he may place the entire country under military rule should the terror attacks spill over to the other regions. The House has also rejected calls for a joint session. The briefing, attended by 21 senators, started shortly before 4 p.m. Hontiveros described the report as "shallow" and it failed to justify the placing of the whole of Mindanao under military rule.

Global Trump condemns fatal Oregon stabbings; says victims stood against hate
Author: 0 Trump condemns fatal Oregon stabbings; says victims stood against hate

On Friday , Jeremy Joseph Christian - a 35-year-old who was known to authorities - stabbed to death 53-year-old Ricky John Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche, 23, after they stepped in to defend two girls Christian was bullying. One of the young women who was targeted in the verbal assault by Christian thanked the two men who lost their lives helping her. Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they are ...

Global Trump fires fresh Twitter broadside at Germany over trade, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Author: 0 Trump fires fresh Twitter broadside at Germany over trade, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Received by German Chancellor Angela Merkel , Modi was accorded the ceremonial reception, where the national anthem of India and Germany were played. The tit-for-tat dispute escalated rapidly after Trump, at back-to-back summits last week, criticised major North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over their military spending and refused to endorse a global climate change accord.

Global United States increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit
Author: 0 United States increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit

Trump puts a much higher priority on US national security than on human rights, said Phillips, noting Obama's strained relations with Saudi Arabia over what Obama saw as human rights issues. Sutton said he thought Trump had made a positive impression on both Netanyahu and Saudi Arabian leader King Salman. While there may continue to be some policy differences between the USA and Israel , those will likely be discussed privately between the two allies and will not become a "public ...

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

However, while the Christian Democrats were beneficiaries of a short-lived "Trump bump" after the 2016 United States presidential election, Merkel also may have found ways to use Germans' animosity toward Trump to her advantage. Characteristically, Schulz has taken a more direct tone in his criticism than the soft-spoken Merkel, calling Trump's policies "un-American" in late January.

Author: 0 MERKEL: US relations are important - but Germany must also look elsewhere

The sharp words from Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel came after Trump concluded his first official tour overseas, which took him to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Brussels and then Italy for a G7 summit. Germany's foreign minister, in the meantime, called Trump's policies "short-sighted", saying they stand against the European Union's interests. Merkel also emphasized the continued need for friendly relations with the USA and others.

Author: 0 Series of bombings kill nearly 40 people across Baghdad

Civilian casualties are inevitable in the war against the militant Daesh group but the United States is doing "everything humanly possible" to avoid them, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said in an interview aired on Sunday. The city's eastern half was declared liberated in January, and the push for the city's western section, separated from the east by the Tigris River, began the following month.

Global Man in custody after 8 shot, killed in Mississippi
Author: 0 Man in custody after 8 shot, killed in Mississippi

In a freaky post-shooting interview with a local journalist, Mr Godbolt can be heard saying he was hoping for suicide by police and that he "isn't fit to live". The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation says the 35-year-old Godbolt has been arrested and is in custody. He was taken into custody after being treated for a gunshot wound, CNN reports .

Global Ike Ekweremadu 2 Nigerians arraigned for 'misleading' Police to raid DSP's house
Author: 0 Ike Ekweremadu 2 Nigerians arraigned for 'misleading' Police to raid DSP's house

An Abuja Magistrate Court has ordered that one Ahmed Echoda who allegedly provided false information to the police in connection with the raid on the house of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu be remanded in prison . After listening to both parties, Chief Magistrate Umar Kagarko adjourned till June 5 for ruling on the bail application. Police prosecution counsel, David Taiwo, opposed the bail application on grounds that the offence of the defendant is not ordinarily ...

Author: 0 Palestine President coming on four-day India visit

He said that he recently had meetings with US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and discussed possibilities of an early resolution to the long-pending dispute with a two-state solution. The two countries today inked five Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), including visa exemption on diplomatic and official passports, on cooperation in youth affairs and sports, on agricultural cooperation, on cooperation in the health sector, and on cooperation in information ...

Author: 0 French Open: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic advance to second round

Djokovic will face Portuguese player Joao Sousa on Wednesday in the next round. This is published unedited from the ANI feed . The fourth seed won eight out of 18 break points, and was only contested in the second set, where he was broken twice by the Frenchman and trailed 1-3.

Author: 0 Woman arrested in connection with Manchester attack after police raid flats

The bombing came just over two weeks before a snap general election set for June 8. Claims emerged in America, reported by NBC News, that members of the bomber's family had warned security officials Abedi was "dangerous". A source said British investigators were hunting for anyone who may have helped build the suicide bomb and who could be ready to kill again. He said the man, in his 40s, is named Adel and has a wife and several children.

Global Donald Trump's Communications Director Resigns
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Communications Director Resigns

Dubke's departure comes less than three months after he joined the White House. "It has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration. The person wasn't authorized to publicly discuss private policy deliberations and insisted on anonymity. "Things can't keep going the way they are", a senior Trump administration official told Garrett.

Author: 0 Mississippi River to crest at 17.2 feet Wednesday

The National Weather Service predicts the MS will continue to rise until Thursday morning, when it is expected to crest at 18.7 feet, close to three feet over flood stage. Modern Woodmen Park remains open and flood walls around the stadium have been installed. The river is expected to fall below flood level early next week.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Agrees New Two-Year Contract With Arsenal

The 53-year-old ex-England worldwide also warned fans of the north London club who are upset at a fifth-placed finish in the Premier League that things could get even worse. "Outside of the game I never had any word with any journalist in 20 years when they criticised my decisions and it is the same with the fans". He continued: 'I thought they'd try to keep it at 1-1 and take it to penalties, but luckily we hit them straight away and that's probably the best time for us to get a ...

Author: 0 May and Corbyn both put on spot in live TV grilling

Ms Rudd also claimed Mrs May had "levelled with people" about the social care reforms. Many of the #AskMay questions have centred on Brexit, but the Twitterati have been throwing out all kinds of queries - and they certainly haven't held back in their criticism of the Prime Minister.

Global European Union gets closer to free wifi hotspots in every town and city
Author: 0 European Union gets closer to free wifi hotspots in every town and city

It wants to fund free Wi-Fi "in public squares, piazzas, parks, hospitals and other indoor or outdoor public spaces", the European Union executive said in a statement . The EU budget cannot be increased, but funds can be partly shifted. Vice-President in charge of the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip welcomed tonight's agreement and said:"The Digital Single Market strategy aims to build a fully connected Europe where everyone has access to high-quality digital networks".

Global Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg receives Harvard degree 12 years after dropping out
Author: 0 Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg receives Harvard degree 12 years after dropping out

Zuckerberg said that he had launched a prank website Facemash when the ad board summoned him. While Zuckerberg heads a multi-billion dollar company, he joked "getting into Harvard is the thing my parents are most proud of me for". They had the New Deal and Great Society. "And now it's time for our generation to define a new social contract". When you don't have the freedom to take your idea and turn it into a historic enterprise, we all lose, and right now today our society is way ...

Global Merkel: Germany can no longer 'rely fully' on allies, including US
Author: 0 Merkel: Germany can no longer 'rely fully' on allies, including US

Merkel , Europe's de facto leader, told a packed beer hall rally in Munich that the days when her continent could rely on others was "over to a certain extent". Merkel is running for a fourth term as German chancellor in upcoming elections later this year, and has attempted to posture herself as the best candidate to guide both Germany and Europe through a period of global uncertainty.

Global Utah shopper arrested after allegedly leaving kids in auto trunk
Author: 0 Utah shopper arrested after allegedly leaving kids in auto trunk

Tori Castillo, 39, has been accused of child abuse after allegedly leaving the children, age 2 and 5, inside the trunk of her vehicle, according to Good 4 Utah . "Both kids came out like jump spring loaded, they just jumped out at us". One lady took the two year old. Heidi said the children were scared, and sweating from the heat.

Author: 0 Russians said they had potentially "derogatory" information on Donald Trump

Mr Schiff was particularly concerned about a Washington Post report that the back channel would have been conducted at a Russian diplomatic facility to avoid monitoring in U.S. Jared Kushner's role as his father-in-law's right hand man has been one of the fascinating subplots of the Trump presidency. Trump arrived back at the White House Saturday night.

Author: 0 Hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners ends after 40 days

However, the full details of the compromise have not yet been disclosed. The head of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Detainees Commission Eassa Qaraqe told Xinhua that the deal was reached after almost 20 hours of negotiations involving Fatah party's leading figure, Marwan Barghouti , the International Red Cross and the Palestinian Authority .

Author: 0 Crescent Point Energy Corp. (NYSE:CPG) added to 25 new portfolios

About 381,363 shares traded. It has underperformed by 57.16% the S&P500. The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board holds 102,027 shares with $1.39M value, down from 452,327 last quarter. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, September 9 by Dundee Securities. Barclays Capital downgraded it to "Equal Weight" rating and $23 target in Wednesday, July 22 report.

Author: 0 The Flex Ltd (FLEX) Rating Reiterated by Bank of America Corp

Flex Ltd Ord Shs now has $8.90 billion valuation. Insiders own 0.94% of the company's stock. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, January 18 by RBC Capital Markets. Flextronics Intl Ltd (NASDAQ:FLEX)'s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $5.91 Billion according to 11 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $5.96 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $5.85 Billion.

Global Trump Blasts Germany on Trade, NATO: 'Very Bad for US'
Author: 0 Trump Blasts Germany on Trade, NATO: 'Very Bad for US'

Modi said, "We'd like to be seen as a positive partner, and we're always willing to work together with you". "We certainly share the idea that the future of Europe has to be in our own hands - global challenges impose that", Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said after meeting his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau in Rome.

Author: 0 German SPD leader calls Trump a 'destroyer of all Western values'

He added that "the worldwide community really needs the chancellor's vision.in terms of the great challenges", also including terrorism. "EU unity, proactiveness and strong relations with other countries is extremely important for global development".

Author: 0 Why Trump is attacking Germany over trade

He added that "the global community really needs the chancellor's vision.in terms of the great challenges", also including terrorism. On Monday, Merkel underlined her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally, venting European frustrations with Trump after back-to-back summits last week, but said she was a "convinced trans-Atlanticist".

Author: 0 Merkel reiterates call for Europe to 'take fate into our own hands'

Asserting that terrorism is a big threat for the coming generations, India and Germany on Tuesday vowed to take "strong measures" against those who encourage, support and finance terror. " The West has become smaller, at least it has become weaker ", he added. German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made waves in Berlin on Sunday, warning that the United States and Britain may no longer be completely reliable partners.

Author: 0 Scotland Yard will arrest Assange if he leaves United Kingdom hideout

The Met declined to give details on its "operational plan" on Assange , who has lived in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since 2012, claiming that he fears being extradited to the USA if sent to Sweden. In other words, Assange is wanted in the USA over the leaking of military and diplomatic documents, and is not leaving the Ecuadorian Embassy anytime soon.

Author: 0 Trump vows to 'change' how much Germany gives to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Still, it is important to note that Merkel expressed her doubts about USA support at a campaign event in Germany , where anti-Trump rhetoric plays very well generally. The German Chancellor said her country's relations with the United States are of "outstanding importance" but it must also engage with other key nations going forward.

Global Broken glasses of Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs headed to the Newseum
Author: 0 Broken glasses of Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs headed to the Newseum

More than $6 million was spent by outside groups in Montana's special election-90 percent of the money favored Gianforte. "This assault reflects the very worst of our politics and the bullying and bluster that Americans are fed up with", said JoDee Winterhof, HRC's Senior Vice President for Policy and Political Affairs.

Author: 0 SNP manifesto: What it says and what it means

It added that "any continued Tory attempts to block the people of Scotland having a choice on their future, when the options are clear, and on a timescale determined by the Scottish Parliament , would be democratically unsustainable". "That means a living wage, by the end of the next Parliament, that will be slightly more than £10 per hour". Sturgeon in her speech and the manifesto put repeated emphasis on the contribution SNP MPs could make at Westminster to opposing austerity and ...

Author: 0 Kushner Wanted Back Channel to The Kremlin

Michael Flynn , the national security adviser-in-waiting, also attended. Russia , a pivotal player in Syria, has backed Syrian President Bashar Assad, often at the expense of civilians during a long civil war. Mr Kushner allegedly met with the Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak In December to discuss setting up a channel which would be immune from security monitoring, The Washington Post reported last week.

Author: 0 French President Holds 'Extremely Frank' Talks With Russia's Putin

As soon as Emmanuel Macron swept home to an enormous victory in the French presidential election in early May, analysts predicted that Russia's propaganda and alleged hacking interference in his campaign had backfired, turning a relatively moderate candidate into a president with a grudge.

Author: 0 Manchester: Police fear 2nd attack is underway

The New York Times did not say where it got the photos. Hashem had allegedly confessed that both he and his brother Salman were members of Daesh and that he had known the details of the Manchester bombing and had been in constant contact with his brother.

Global Takuma Sato reflects on Indy 500 win
Author: 0 Takuma Sato reflects on Indy 500 win

Honda has watched numerous engines fail this season, including James Hinchcliffe's on Carb Day, and the three more that lost power Sunday threatened to put a damper on the afternoon. "Disappointed. It's racing. Fernando mentioned something on the radio about halfway through the race - he felt something". "It is extremely, extremely tight competition out there on track, but you can see we care each other because that's [what it's] all about in sport, and not only for the racing".

Global German SPD leader calls Donald Trump a 'destroyer of all Western values'
Author: 0 German SPD leader calls Donald Trump a 'destroyer of all Western values'

Donald Trump hit back at Ms Merkel's recent comments about the unreliability of the U.S. as a trading partner. She made those comments, which sent shock waves through Washington , after Trump criticised major North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over their military spending and refused to endorse a global climate change accord at back-to-back summits last week.

Author: 0 Trump criticizes Germany after Merkel questioned USA reliability

Modi's public support comes at a crucial time for Merkel, who has been fighting secessionist tendencies within the bloc since Britain chose to leave the 28-member grouping through a referendum in June a year ago. By shifting rhetoric now, she is effectively acknowledging that she can't guarantee a positive outcome in Hamburg, and by singling out America, reduces the risk of being blamed for a G20 failure two months before the German vote.

Author: 0 Putin denies Russia meddled in French election; defends talk with Le Pen

Putin did not react to Macron's comments about the Russian media , though he bristled when a journalist suggested that Moscow's hand was behind cyber attacks on the Macron campaign. "Regardless, I will, for my part, be constantly vigilant on these issues, which correspond to our values". Talk about making a statement. At 120 meters long by 13 meters wide (394 feet long by 43 feet wide), the Gallery of Great Battles is Versailles' largest room.

Author: 0 US Says it Has Shifted Strategy in Fight Against ISIS

His remarks came a day after he cited the suicide bombing in Manchester , which has been claimed by Isis , in a speech to graduating cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point. We will do it through developing their capabilities, to do a lot of the fighting, we'll help them with intelligence. "Over the past year, we have been consulting with our Filipino partners at senior levels to support the Duterte administration's counterterrorism efforts", she said, declining to ...

Global Trump causes rift on climate change at G7 conference
Author: 0 Trump causes rift on climate change at G7 conference

Instead he announced in a tweet on the last day of the summit that he will make a final decision on whether the USA will remain in the Paris Agreement this week. In his speech, Guterres took aim at two Trump administration shibboleths: That the cause of global warming has yet to be established, and that efforts to fight it constitute a threat to the economy.

Author: 0 Could Donald Trump fire untouchable son-in-law Jared Kushner?

If anyone inside President Donald Trump's administration enjoys a feeling of job security, it ought to be Jared Kushner. "I have total confidence in him", Trump said . "[He's] Just an exhausted guy", said a White House official, explaining the slip up. President Trump released a statement to The New York Times on Sunday, offering praise for his son-in-law.

Global United Nations chief warns Trump to stay in Paris climate deal
Author: 0 United Nations chief warns Trump to stay in Paris climate deal

USA president Donald Trump refused to endorse the Paris climate change agreement over the weekend, with G7 leaders failing to bridge differences with America. This includes cutting some $1 billion from United Nations peacekeeping funding and a steep cut to funding for global organizations. "It was an America second, third, or fourth kind of approach".

Author: 0 Iran VP Jahangiri Withdraws Bid for Presidential Elections, Supports Rouhani

Rouhani insinuated the top hard-line candidate he faces, Ebrahim Raisi , of being in the pocket of the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard. In his first term, Rouhani pushed through a landmark agreement with global powers to limit Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of worldwide financial sanctions.

Author: 0 European Leaders Were Met By President Trump In Brussels

President Barack Obama chose Canada for his first visit in 2009, after President George W. Bush called Mexico the US's most important bilateral trading partner when he visited the country for his first trip in 2001. "The mood he conveyed is you guys are a bunch of freeloaders ". "I found him very willing to engage, very curious, with an ability and desire to ask questions and to learn from all his interlocutors", said Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, the G7 summit's host.

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