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Global United Kingdom terrorism reinsurance fund says to respond fast to Manchester attack
Author: 0 United Kingdom terrorism reinsurance fund says to respond fast to Manchester attack

After the initial incident, police carried out a precautionary controlled explosion nearby but the item turned out to be discarded clothing, not a "suspicious item", Greater Manchester Police said. "I've called all the places, the hotels where people said that children have been taken and I've called the police". She said she last heard from her daughter just before the concert.

Global 'Unidentified object' traverses border to S. Korea
Author: 0 'Unidentified object' traverses border to S. Korea

He said a new resolution is being negotiated and council members are expected to discuss it during Tuesday's closed consultations. North Korea said Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat readiness.

Author: 0 Israel police: Palestinian assailant stabs Israeli officer

He then became the first sitting USA president to visit the Western Wall, the remnant of Herod the Great's Second Jewish Temple that is the holiest place Jews are allowed to pray. The president also talked about his visit to the Western Wall, where he said he prayed "for wisdom from God", and his visit to the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem where he said that he vowed "never again".

Author: 0 In wake of Manchester blast, Trump decries terrorist 'losers'

Palestinian factions in the central occupied West Bank city of Ramallah have called upon the Palestinian people to partake in a "Day of Rage" on Tuesday, during the planned visit by US President Donald Trump to the occupied Palestinian territory.

Author: 0 Trump meets Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

Police raised the death toll to 22 early Tuesday, and dozens more have been reported injured. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. The White House said it was Trump's idea to use the term "evil losers". But Trump, on his second stop of a three-country tour highlighting the world's three largest monotheistic religions, is continuing to ramp up expectations, expressing optimism that a peace deal can finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and even suggesting a ...

Author: 0 Manchester bombing victim, 8, was "a beautiful little girl"

Superfan Georgina Callander was also killed in the attack, according to Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy where she had previously been a student. "Everyone stopped and turned around", she said. "She'd just seen the support act and said she was having an fantastic time, and thanking me for letting her go", she said.

Author: 0 Iran accuses US of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'

In the speech , Trump backed off the term " radical Islamic terrorism " - a phrase that, on the campaign trail, he had frequently criticized Obama for not using. "Until the Iranian regime is willing to be a partner for peace, all nations of conscious must work together to isolate it, deny it funding for terrorism", said Mr.

Author: 0 Trump arrives in Israel in search of 'the ultimate deal'

President Trump, Monday, denied reportage that he leaked highly confidential information to Russian Federation in Israel. Trump praised Israel, saying it had "built one of the great civilisations: a strong, resilient, determined nation" that he said was "forged in the commitment that we can never allow the horrors and atrocities of the last century to be repeated".

Global Manchester terror attack: Community on high alert after 22 killed, 59 injured
Author: 0 Manchester terror attack: Community on high alert after 22 killed, 59 injured

All signs seem to point to a suicide bomber as the cause of a blast that killed 22 people and injured 50 more at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night. All national general election campaigning has been suspended. "An explosion went off and it threw me about 30 feet from one set of doors to the other set of doors", he said, "When I got up I saw bodies lying on the ground.

Global Trump heads to Israel to promote lasting 'peach'
Author: 0 Trump heads to Israel to promote lasting 'peach'

Trump , who did not lay out a road map for how to reach what he described as the "ultimate deal", said he harbors hope for an agreement . Gott lives in Santa Maria but, knows Israel well. As the two couples walked along the red carpet, Sara Netanyahu mentioned the weather and said that it was a hot day. FILE - In a Thursday, May 11, 2017 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks at a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Bocharov Ruchei ...

Author: 0 Duterte declares martial rule in southern Philippines

The US State Department has a bounty of up to $5 million (£3.8m) for his arrest. According to Rappler , people in the Philippines, and all over the world, began to "pray for Marawi" when fires began to break out thanks to the clash between the military and the Maute Group.

Global Trump says Manchester bombing is the work of 'evil losers'
Author: 0 Trump says Manchester bombing is the work of 'evil losers'

But Trump, on his second stop of a three-country tour highlighting the world's three largest monotheistic religions, is continuing to ramp up expectations, expressing optimism that a peace deal can finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and even suggesting a resolution may not be so hard to obtain after all.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump says Saudi progress on women 'encouraging'

Less than a year ago on the campaign trail, Trump vilified the Saudi influence on U.S. foreign policy, openly accused the kingdom of being behind the 9/11 terror attacks, and demanded the United States be paid for protecting the monarchy. Mr. Obama called for understanding and acknowledged some of America's missteps in the region. Ivanka Trump, who is in Saudi Arabia with her father for his first overseas trip as president, said three things she hears most from women entrepreneurs ...

Author: 0 Former FBI Director Comey will testify before Senate intel committee

As director of the FBI, Comey oversaw the investigation of potential links between Russian Federation and President Donald Trump's campaign. The New York Times , citing officials familiar with an internal White House summary of the meeting, reported that Trump referred to Comey as a " nut job " and said his removal would relieve "great pressure" coming from the agency's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Global PM Trudeau: Many innocent victims of United Kingdom concert attack 'far too young'
Author: 0 PM Trudeau: Many innocent victims of United Kingdom concert attack 'far too young'

Police said Tuesday they suspected it was a terrorist attack. "This is now being treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise". We were just trying to figure where everyone was. She found her daughter Natalie, 17, and her friends safe. "I'm not sure if she has collapsed in shock or was injured". "It's the most awful feeling ever, to know your daughter is there and you don't know whether she's dead or alive", she said.

Author: 0 The Plot Thickens in Trump Probe

Trump , on his first major trip overseas as President, has sought to shake off the damaging political blowback from the drama, exacerbated by the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller last week. In the meantime, he said there are other matters he also needs to address while the investigations continue. The mood on Capitol Hill has changed since Comey's firing, with Republicans gingerly stepping away from their previously staunch defence of the president.

Global Trump's First International Trip as President: Saudi Arabia, Israel
Author: 0 Trump's First International Trip as President: Saudi Arabia, Israel

Speaking of Tel Aviv to Riyadh , at least one USA president has made that trip. 'I have a feeling that we're gonna get there eventually, ' United States president said . "You know that it's possible that today it was also a terror attack". This is Donald Trump's transactional foreign policy on display. "Intelligence cooperation is terrific ".

Author: 0 Manchester bombing victim, 8, was 'a beautiful little girl'

Lancashire County Council confirmed that Saffie Rose Roussos from Leyland, Lancashire was killed in the attack at the Manchester Arena. Chris Upton of Tarleton Community Primary School told the Guardian newspaper, "Saffie was simply a lovely little girl in every aspect of the word".

Global No reports yet of South Africans affected by Manchester terror attack
Author: 0 No reports yet of South Africans affected by Manchester terror attack

She said she last heard from her daughter just before the concert. Thousands of people were forced to flee the arena after the blast was triggered. The local ambulance service said 59 people were taken to hospitals. "And I mean completely obliterated", he added. The Dangerous Woman tour is the third concert tour by 23-year-old Grande and supports her third studio album, "Dangerous Woman".

Global President Trump lands in Israel ahead of peace process talks
Author: 0 President Trump lands in Israel ahead of peace process talks

Everyone on the planet knows perfectly well that Netanyahu has no interest in this, but he'll string Trump along anyway. He'll close his ambitious first foreign trip at a pair of summits in Brussels and Sicily, where his reception from European leaders may be less effusive than his welcome in Israel and Saudi Arabia , his opening stop on the trip.

Global Ariana Grande concert: MA musician OK after Manchester, England bombing
Author: 0 Ariana Grande concert: MA musician OK after Manchester, England bombing

An 8-year-old girl was among the dead - the youngest known victim - and her mother and sister were among 59 people wounded in what British Prime Minister Theresa May called "a callous terrorist attack". London will also see a heavier police presence Tuesday, the mayor's office said. May says the terror threat level remains at "severe" but will continue to be assessed.

Global Trump, I believe in a new effort to reach peace
Author: 0 Trump, I believe in a new effort to reach peace

Trump seemed eager for a chance to answer a question about the state of US and Israeli intelligence sharing. Trump promised during his campaign to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the United States embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , but has since backed off that pledge - at least for now.

Author: 0 Saudi, UAE pledge $100m to Ivanka Trump's fund for women

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed Trump's speech for attacking Tehran and said that the US President should spend his time in Riyadh discussing how to avoid Saudi Arabians "carrying out another" 9/11 attack in the US instead of making baseless terrorism associated claims against other countries.

Author: 0 Trump asked DNI, NSA to deny evidence of Russia collusion

WASHINGTON (AP) - Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia's interference with the us election. The finalists to serve as Trump's lead attorney are Marc Kasowitz, Robert Giuffra Jr., Reid Weingarten and Theodore Olson, according to the Post .

Global Explosions strike Syria's Damascus and Homs, 4 killed
Author: 0 Explosions strike Syria's Damascus and Homs, 4 killed

The blast in Homs took place on Tuesday morning in al-Zahra neighbourhood, a government-held area, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Hilal said the Homs attack was a "new crime in response to the victories of the Syrian Arab army". The evacuation completed a deal that brought the whole city back under President Bashar al-Assad's control for the first time since the start of the war.

Author: 0 Chaffetz resigns at career pinnacle after years in spotlight

During an appearance on ABC's "This Week" Sunday morning, Chaffetz, who chairs the House Oversight Committee, said he is speaking with Comey Monday and is pursuing documents related to the investigation. Chaffetz's abrupt exit upends the latest of the Republican-controlled congressional investigations into Trump and also marks a sudden halt to Chaffetz's decade-long climb to power.

Author: 0 Trump becomes first USA president to visit the Western Wall

Netanyahu tried unsuccessfully to move Hazan's arm as he fiddled with his uncooperative phone while Trump waited. "Intelligence cooperation is terrific", Netanyahu said. Trump met with Reuven Rivlin , who holds the largely ceremonial position of president of Israel. As Trump became the first sitting president to visit the hallowed Western Wall on Monday, it remained unclear whether his administration was changing longstanding USA policy by declaring the wall's location to be Israel, ...

Global Mike Flynn's lawyers will not honor subpoena, Senate Intel chair says
Author: 0 Mike Flynn's lawyers will not honor subpoena, Senate Intel chair says

On May 18, the chairman of the intelligence committee, Republican Sen. Representatives for the Senate committee's Republican chairman, Richard Burr of North Carolina, and ranking Democrat, Mark Warner of Virginia, didn't immediately respond to calls and emails inquiring about the committee's next steps.

Author: 0 Trump Made 'Horrendous Error' in Israel — WashPost's Rubin

Trump did not visit the Muslim sites above the Western Wall. He toured the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which by Christian tradition is where Jesus was crucified and the location of his tomb. In this second stop on his maiden foreign trip, Trump unexpectedly offered a new defense of his disclosure of classified information to Russian diplomats in a recent Oval Office meeting.

Global S Korea's new Prez sworn in, to work for peace
Author: 0 S Korea's new Prez sworn in, to work for peace

He says the two countries want the same thing: to bring North Korea back to negotiations to peacefully solve the nuclear issue. "The South Korea-U.S. He said he fully understands the major concerns of China and will negotiate with the Chinese side to seek a solution. In a move to mend ties with China, South Korea's new President Moon Jae In has told Chinese President Xi Jinping that he will send special envoys to Beijing for talks to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue and a row over ...

Global Ariana Grande 'broken' after blast outside her show kills 22
Author: 0 Ariana Grande 'broken' after blast outside her show kills 22

Greater Manchester Police say they have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the apparent suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in the city. "Everyone pls share this, my little sister Emma was at the Ari concert tonight in #Manchester and she isn't answering her phone, pls help me", said one message posted alongside a picture of a blonde girl with flowers in her hair.

Author: 0 Trump becomes first US President to visit Israel's Western Wall

Israel occupied east Jerusalem, where the Western Wall is located, and the West Bank in 1967 in moves never recognised by the worldwide community. Donald Trump (c) met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (l) and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak (r) on May 10 - a meeting at which Trump reportedly revealed highly classified information.

Author: 0 Man Arrested in Connection to Deadly Bombing at Ariana Grande Concert

An explosion at Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester, England , on Monday night left more than a dozen people dead and dozens more injured. Cara helped circulate an online list of those still missing after Monday's show, adding "my heart is with u, Manchester ".

Author: 0 Trump in Bethlehem to meet Palestinian president

BETHLEHEM, West Bank U.S. President Donald Trump talked up the prospects of peace between Israelis and Palestinians on Tuesday, saying he believed both sides were committed to an historic deal, but he offered no concrete proposals on how to get there.

Global Iran's foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after Saudi speech, arms deal
Author: 0 Iran's foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after Saudi speech, arms deal

Courtesy and respect don't make headlines, but they do make friends and strategic partners. But numerous ideas were the same: America was not at war with Islam, the Muslim world had to drive out extremists, and partnership was essential. They have borne the brunt of the killings and the worst of the destruction in this wave of fanatical violence... Buffalo University professor Faizan Haq echoed Wahab's comments and said " President Trump talks straight and this trip on the whole will ...

Global Trump urges Muslims to join 'battle of good and evil'
Author: 0 Trump urges Muslims to join 'battle of good and evil'

There was no mention also of civil liberties and human rights violations - and Arab leaders should feel relieved. Ivanka Trump , the president's daughter and senior adviser, was more direct during an entrepreneurship roundtable with Saudi women Sunday morning, telling the participants that in every country, "women and girls continue to face unique systematic, institutional, cultural barriers, which hinder us from fully engaging in and achieving true parity of opportunity within our ...

Author: 0 A chronology of terror in Europe — Madrid to Manchester

Police say they believe Monday night's attack, just after USA star Ariana Grande, a favourite among teens and pre-teens, had ended her performance, was committed by one man. More than 50 people were wounded. All three gunmen were killed by police. "This was among the worst terrorist incidents we have ever experienced in the United Kingdom", May said.

Global Loud explosion heard at UK Ariana Grande concert
Author: 0 Loud explosion heard at UK Ariana Grande concert

My thoughts are with the great people of Manchester and also Ari and her team, said his former band mate Niall Horan. Qatar rejects "all criminal attacks that terrorize the innocent people and contradict with humanitarian values and principles", the ministry added.

Global Ariana Grande concert bombing: 22 dead after 'terrorist atrocity'
Author: 0 Ariana Grande concert bombing: 22 dead after 'terrorist atrocity'

Police say there are "a number of fatalities" after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in northern England on Monday, May 22, 2017 . Eyewitnesses reported hearing a loud "bang" from inside the venue, which was playing host to a concert by American pop star Ariana Grande . The government is expected to call an emergency Cabinet meeting.

Author: 0 Trump close to picking outside counsel for Russia probe

Robert Mueller - the former FBI director now overseeing the Department of Justice's investigation into Russia's election-year meddling and contact with the Trump campaign - has been briefed on the contents of some of the memos that former FBI Director James Comey kept to document his conversations with President Donald Trump , according to a person familiar with the matter.

Author: 0 Panels pledge probe into Comey firing

President Donald Trump told then-FBI Director James Comey he should throw journalists in jail during the same meeting in which he asked Comey to end the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, a source close to Comey has told CNN.

Author: 0 In 1st for USA presidents, Trump prays at Western Wall in Jerusalem

Israel considers Jerusalem as its capital, although the worldwide community does not recognize it as such and foreign embassies are located in Tel Aviv . The prime minister also thanked Trump for "your bold decision to act against the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and I want to tell you also how much we appreciate the reassertion of American leadership in the Middle East".

Author: 0 Trump Asks Muslim Nations To Help Wipe Out Extremism

Foreign Policy or simply milking KSA of $480B?", Zarif wrote in a Twitter post, referring to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia . Trump also spoke about how driving out terrorist can restore the Middle East to greatness of its past. President Trump may have been "exhausted" when he spoke in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, but Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was really knocked out as video shows him nodding off during the 36-minute speech .

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning 'looking forward to so much' after release

Former President Barack Obama had commuted the remainder of her 35-year sentence back in January and on Wednesday, Manning walked free from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, at roughly 3 a.m. "I firmly believe that the fact she is walking out of prison today not only secured her freedom but also very likely saved her life", said Greer. "I can imagine surviving and living as the person who I am and can finally be in the outside world".

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