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Author: 0 Trump tests waters for Mideast peace in meeting with Abbas

Unlike past United States presidents who have drawn clear lines for both sides to follow in order to achieve a deal, Trump has offered little - if not inconsistent - public guidance for the Israeli and Palestinian leaders. He also faces mounting difficulties at home, where he is struggling to contain a scandal after firing James Comey as FBI director two weeks ago, and a widening investigation into his administration's connections to Russian Federation.

Global Big-Game Hunter Crushed To Death As Dying Elephant Takes Revenge
Author: 0 Big-Game Hunter Crushed To Death As Dying Elephant Takes Revenge

According to the company's website, it specialises in hunting leopards and lions with trained hounds. He was guiding a group of hunters Friday near a village called Gwai in western Zimbabwe, according to the Afrikaans media outlet Netwerk24, when he came across a herd of elephants.

Global 22 die, 50 hurt in Manchester blast
Author: 0 22 die, 50 hurt in Manchester blast

Speaking outside her offices in London , May said police believe they know the attacker's identity but are not disclosing it immediately. "Canada and the United Kingdom are the closest of friends, and we stand together as a people in this most tragic of circumstances", he added.

Global Human rights watchdog condemns Thailand hospital bomb
Author: 0 Human rights watchdog condemns Thailand hospital bomb

Bangkok police chief, Lt Gen Sanit Mahatavorn who visited the hospital and the scene of the blast today, said the police had been doing their best in the investigation and would not rush into arresting anyone without sufficient evidence. among them is one woman who needed surgery because of shrapnel buried in her jaw". Thirteen were discharged soon after the explosion. New York-based Human Rights Watch said it condemned the hospital attack as "a cruel and inhumane action which grossly ...

Author: 0 Liverpool eyeing silverware after top-four finish, says Milner

Arsenal will be missing from the Champions League for the first time in 20 years next season. "For a few weeks we knew that's the maximum we can achieve and we did it". "Stay here and they will end up building a statue in your honour", Coutinho said in an interview with ESPN Brasil . "I have a long contract with Liverpool ...speculation is for journalists only", he added.

Author: 0 Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester attack

Trump has since defended his disclosure, arguing he has the right to share such information with Russians. It turns out the media had never alleged that Trump told Russian Federation that the intelligence he was sharing came from Israel .

Author: 0 Trump uses Israel visit to champion 'ultimate deal' for peace

Speaking with CNN before Trump's speech, Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog also said he sensed a change in the region amid efforts by Trump and his team of negotiators to shake up the status quo in the peace process. Tillerson referred to the visit as "a moment in time" and suggested that the US would take a more active role in the future in brokering a deal if both sides make serious commitments.

Author: 0 Brazil's Temer accused of corruption and obstruction of justice

A demonstrator holds a photo of Brazil's President Michel Temer that reads in Portuguese "Get out Satan!" in Rio de Janeiro Thursday. Brazil's political crisis deepened sharply on Thursday with corrup. The Supreme Court usually takes more than a year to come up with its findings in such probes into wrongdoing by politicians, and Temer would likely survive to the end of the term.

Author: 0 Comey's father: Trump was 'scared to death' of FBI director

The Post story said a record of Trump's request to Rogers was detailed in a memo from a senior NSA official - and that memo, as well as any that may be from the DNI's office, would be available to Mueller, the former FBI director now heading the Justice Department's investigation.

Global Shell shareholders reject emissions target proposal
Author: 0 Shell shareholders reject emissions target proposal

The newspaper reports that Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (Pirc) has urged shareholders to rebel against the remuneration in the shareholder vote tomorrow, while ISS has not called on investors to vote against the board but has said that the pay policy is "not without concerns for shareholders".

Author: 0 Nat'l security chief essentially confirms: Trump did not confront Russians about election

So far, he's fired Comey, Sally Yates (whose decision not to enforce the ill-thought-out travel ban has so far been upheld) and the USA attorney in NY who was investigating Trump. "Information that's not even part of the president's briefing". The Post story said a record of Trump's request to Rogers was in a memo from a senior NSA official - and that memo, as well as any that may be from the DNI's office, would be available to former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel ...

Global Queen Elizabeth condemns Manchester terror attack
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth condemns Manchester terror attack

Theresa May said police were treating the blast as "an appalling terrorist attack". More than 400 officers were deployed after the blast. She and Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the opposition Labour Party, agreed to suspend campaigning ahead of the June 8 election.

Author: 0 UK Political Parties Suspend Election Campaign After Manchester Attack

Police say they are treating this as a terrorist incident until they know otherwise. Mr Hopkins said investigators believed the attack was conducted by one man who died at the scene, although detectives are working to establish if he "was acting alone or as part of a network".

Author: 0 Terrifying Video Shows Sea Lion Dragging Young Girl Into Water

But seconds later when the girl sat on the dock, the sea lion jumped out of the water, grabbed the girl by her dress and dragged her into the water . Male California sea lions weigh more than 270 kilograms and can swim at speeds of up to 40 km/h. "When we see performing animals , like at the circus, we get false information about whether animals like to be around people".

Global Paul Ryan reflects on his party's challenges: 'Blah blah blah'
Author: 0 Paul Ryan reflects on his party's challenges: 'Blah blah blah'

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is not anxious about the possibility of Democrats winning out against Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections. "To pay for the Trump plan, we would need average growth of 4.5 percent per year", said Rattner, who was invited by the committee's Democrats.

Global What kind of deal is Trump making with Saudi Arabia?
Author: 0 What kind of deal is Trump making with Saudi Arabia?

The President further pledged to work alongside the West Asian nations to combat extremist ideology in the region as all the countries from the USA to India, Australia to Russian Federation - have been " victim of terrorism and have suffered repeated barbaric attacks".

Author: 0 British police: Fatalities after incident at Manchester Arena

On Monday night, Long and her daughter were getting ready to leave after the Ariana Grande concert when they heard the explosion. The arena is one of the largest indoor venues in Europe and has a capacity of 21,000. While acknowledging the intention behind such offers, some on Twitter warned teens to be cautious about going into random people's homes and to stay in a group.

Global Trump meets Abbas urging resumption of long-stalled peace talks
Author: 0 Trump meets Abbas urging resumption of long-stalled peace talks

Netanyahu said he believes Trump's tough stance on Iran "not only helps security, but also helps propel the possibility of reconciliation and peace between Israel and a lot of folks". Trump has said he wants to broker a deal that has proven elusive for the past two decades. And Palestinian activists are calling for demonstrations during Trump's visit to the West Bank.

Author: 0 Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation comments to Russians were aimed at cooperation: aides

What bearing this has on the subjects of Mr. Comey's testimony is unclear, but Comey's acceptance of the Intelligence Committee's invitation and rejection of that from the Judiciary Committee, the Senate body most closely concerned with law enforcement, may suggest whatever he is planning to testify on, including his conservations with President Trump, are not matters related to any pending criminal investigation.

Global Turkey condemns North Korean missile launch
Author: 0 Turkey condemns North Korean missile launch

South Korea's Yonhap news agency , without citing a source, reported that South Korea fired about 90 machine gun rounds into the air and toward North Korea . The Pukguksong-2 flew about 500 km (310 miles), reaching an altitude of 560 km, South Korea's military said. It said the test would have provided more "meaningful data" for North Korea's missile programme, but further analysis was necessary to determine whether Pyongyang had mastered the technology needed to stop the warhead ...

Author: 0 Palestine boils as Trump meets Abbas

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu frequently boasts of his behind-the-scenes cooperation with moderate Sunni countries that are believed to include Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states. The two-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories forms part of Mr Trump's first foreign trip as USA president. Israel considers Jerusalem as its capital, although the worldwide community does not recognize it as such and foreign embassies are located in Tel Aviv.

Author: 0 Concert-goer says security at Ariana Grande show was lax

Greater Manchester Police asked people not to speculate on details or to share names, as "there is a complex and wide-ranging investigation under way". United's Jesse Lindgard wrote: "My thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by last nights attack on this attractive city". There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

Author: 0 Dead, Dozens Injured In Explosion At Ariana Grande Concert

Concert attendee Majid Khan, 22, told The Guardian newspaper a bomb-like bang went off as people were exiting the 18,000-capacity venue, leading to a mass panic. The once gritty industrial city, with London and Liverpool, has been one of the main cultural influences on modern Britain, with its iconic Manchester United soccer team, its cross-city rival Manchester City and chart-toppers Oasis, The Smiths and other globally famous bands.

Author: 0 Trump denounces Manchester attack by "evil losers"

Abbas also projected his confidence in the latest attempt to reboot the peace process. "No matter where we go we see the signs of Iran in the Middle East ", Trump said. It is a stark symbol for Palestinians of Israel's 50-year occupation of the West Bank , and in Bethlehem the wall has been covered with graffiti and street art.

Author: 0 Manchester Arena explosion: 22 dead after blast at Ariana Grande concert

While police believe the suspect was acting alone, investigations are ongoing to establish if he was part of a network. "We believe the attacker was carrying an improvised explosive device which he detonated, causing this atrocity". "Manchester has been home to the Irish and so many nationalities for centuries and at this awful time I want to send the people of this great and welcoming city not only our sympathy but our solidarity".

Author: 0 Deadly Manchester blast after Ariana Grande concert: 5 things to know

There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) released a statement in the early hours of Tuesday morning explaining that it is treating the incident as a terrorist attack , although that's a working hypothesis with details remaining thin on the ground.

Global A call for patience during investigation of campus stabbing
Author: 0 A call for patience during investigation of campus stabbing

Security has ramped up, with extra police patrols on and off campus and 24-hour video monitoring, he said. A civilian police employee in Maryland has been suspended over what police call an "extremely insensitive" response to a social media comment about the slaying of a black student visiting the University of Maryland.

Author: 0 Manchester attack: Residents offer comfort‚ supplies to victims

The explosion sparked panic as Grande's audience of mostly young teenagers fled the 21,000-capacity venue after an explosion in the foyer area at the end of the concert. "Her dad is out looking". Through tears, Campbell said she didn't know how anyone could do this to "innocent children". "I want her home and I want her safe".

Author: 0 Rep. Chaffetz has important talk planned with James Comey

The House Oversight Committee he heads is one of several congressional panels looking into aspects of Russia's alleged attempts to influence the USA presidential election. Chaffetz said he hoped to preside over one final hearing on a botched Obama administration "gun-walking" program, in which federal authorities let gun-runners purchase firearms in hopes of disrupting gun smuggling rings.

Author: 0 Azerbaijan condemns attack on UK's Manchester Arena

British Prime Minister Theresa May has chaired an emergency response meeting of the Cabinet Office Briefing Room (Cobra) in London into the terror attack at the concert of USA star Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena in northwest England. "Manchester is today waking up to the most hard of dawns". These were children, young people and their families that those responsible chose to terrorize and kill.

Author: 0 Trump on sharing intelligence with Russians: I never said 'Israel'

Just before he brought up the information, Netanyahu said - apparently responding to a reporter - "The intelligence cooperation is terrific ". Trump became the first sitting USA president to visit the Western Wall on Monday. After the talks with Mr Abbas, Mr Trump said he was "truly hopeful that America can help Israel and the Palestinians forge peace and bring new hope to the region and its people".

Author: 0 Former CIA director says 'Russia brazenly interfered' in election

If press reports about Trump's collusion with Russian Federation are accurate, Brennan said, then the president would be guilty of violating two protocols. The nation's intelligence director says he won't comment on a news report that President Donald Trump asked him to publicly deny any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Told Russians James Comey Was A 'Nut Job'

The hearing will be scheduled after Memorial Day. "Moreover", Warner added, "the American people deserve an opportunity to hear it". The news comes after Trump was hit by embarrassing leaks suggesting that a senior adviser was a "person of interest" in a probe of possible collusion with Russia during last year's election campaign, and that Trump had boasted to Russian officials of firing the man heading the investigation.

Author: 0 Worry about Saudi Arabia carrying out another 9/11: Iran to Donald Trump

President Donald Trump to the kingdom. "This is a battle between good and evil". James Phillips, a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation think tank, said Trump's assignment is "to reset relations with key Middle Eastern allies and restore confidence in American leadership".

Author: 0 'They Are Losers', Trump Condemns Perpetrators of Manchester Concert Bombing

He wouldn't go as far as calling the perpetrators "monsters", he said, because they would probably "think that's a great name". President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned the " evil losers " responsible for a deadly attack on concert-goers in England and called on leaders in the Middle East in particular to help root out violence.

Global UK's May says police believe they know identity of Manchester attacker
Author: 0 UK's May says police believe they know identity of Manchester attacker

Police said the blast occurred in the foyer of the indoor arena, a covered area which links the auditorium to Victoria Station, a train and tram hub. - Who is behind it? Emergency response vehicles at the scene of a suspected terrorist attack during a pop concert by United States star Ariana Grande in Manchester, north-west England on 23 May 2017.

Author: 0 Mother´s desperate search for Olivia, 15, after concert terror attack

Witnesses reported hearing two loud bangs coming from near the arena's bars, but there were few further details. The blast occurred around 10.30pm on Monday night. Taxi drivers were reportedly offering free lifts home to people stranded in the area last night. Grande, who was unhurt in the incident, later tweeted: 'broken.

Author: 0 Who is Palestian President Mahmoud Abbas?

I have heard it is one of the toughest deals of all, but I have a feeling that we are going to get there eventually". "The United States and Israel can declare with one voice that Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon - never ever - and must cease its deadly funding, training and equipping of terrorists and militias", Trump said earlier on Monday.

Author: 0 Backed Forces Seize Key Syrian Town, Dam On Road To Raqqa

A senior American official said the US will step up joint intelligence-sharing with the Turks in an effort to help them better target terrorists. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought Thursday to ease Turkish concerns over the White House decision to arm a Syrian Kurdish group viewed as terrorists by Ankara.

Global North Korea links nuclear advances to hostile U.S. policy
Author: 0 North Korea links nuclear advances to hostile U.S. policy

Beijing has retaliated against Seoul over THAAD by suspending visits to South Korea by Chinese tour groups and trips to China by South Korean entertainers. "(This is) a clear breach of the UN (United Nations) Security Council resolutions, and constitutes a serious challenge to regional peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula and the global community", the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a statement.

Author: 0 Report names Kushner as 'person of interest' in Russian Federation probe

Trump has called the investigation of his presidential campaign's ties with Russian Federation a "witch hunt". Trump has called coverage of his alleged links to Russian Federation and apparent efforts to stifle the FBI investigation as "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history".

Author: 0 22 dead in terror blast at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

People described a scene of chaos and terror. Campaigning for Britain's June 8 election was suspended. Travel services in Manchester have been disrupted. Dozens of parents frantically searched for their children, posting photos and pleading for information on social media. Public transport shut down, and taxis offered to give stranded people free rides home, while residents opened their homes to provide lodging.

Author: 0 Donald Trump asked intelligence directors to deny proof of collusion with Russians

Some Republicans sought to give Trump some political cover. "No. What now?!" House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer , D-Md., said when asked if he had seen the Post story. Instead, White House spokesman Sean Spicer has called the president's rhetoric part of his deal-making, contending that Comey had created "unnecessary pressure" on Trump's ability to negotiate with Russian Federation on a range of issues.

Author: 0 Trump's visit to the Western Wall sparks mixed reactions

Life must be protected. President Donald Trump has arrived in Bethlehem for a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS'). "Words fail to capture the experience", he said ahead of dinner at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence. On Sunday, NBC News' White House reporter Ali Vitali praised President Trump on MSNBC , explaining "his attempt to solidify personal relationships" across the Middle East and with countries like Japan and China.

Global Clash at Islamabad university, 30 injured
Author: 0 Clash at Islamabad university, 30 injured

Police fired tear-gas shells to disperse the enraged students. Around 18 persons, including warring students, got injuries and those with serious injuries were immediately shifted to the city's hospitals. QUA administration has announced the closer of university in the coming week. The university administration has ordered closure of boys hostels at the varsity, for an indefinite period.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police treating Ariana Grande concert blast as terrorism

British counter-terrorism police have said they are making on average an arrest every day in connection with suspected terrorism. DHS says it is closely monitoring the situation at Manchester Arena and working with United Kingdom officials to obtain additional information about the cause of the explosion.

Author: 0 France's Macron mixes political shades in ministerial appointments

Macron's presidency. Jean-Yves Le Drian, outgoing Socialist defence minister and a close friend of ex-President Francois Hollande , was named foreign minister and minister for Europe. The fledgling party of France's new president has largely ignored applicants in overseas territories aspiring to be candidates in next month's election of a new French National Assembly.

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