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Global Kano assembly suspends probe of Sanusi
Author: 0 Kano assembly suspends probe of Sanusi

An investigation was launched into the activities of the Emir following allegations of financial misappropriation. The Goverysaid although he was reluctant to interfere with the activities of the state's legislative arm, he was appealing to the lawmakers to "temper justice with mercy" and allow peace prevail.

Global Tensions deepen between Saudi, Iran, US after Trump visit
Author: 0 Tensions deepen between Saudi, Iran, US after Trump visit

The Trump administration in February sanctioned more than two dozen people and companies in retaliation for a ballistic missile test, warning it had put the Islamic Republic "on notice ". In his remarks, Trump signalled his intention to end engagement with Iran, suggesting that it does not encourage change from inside the country. "We expect Iran to behave responsibly.

Global Highlights of Trump's budget proposal
Author: 0 Highlights of Trump's budget proposal

President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts in a range of support programs for low-income individuals to balance the government's books over the next decade.

Global Subpoenas issued for Flynn's businesses; contempt charge remains an option, senators say
Author: 0 Subpoenas issued for Flynn's businesses; contempt charge remains an option, senators say

The Senate Intelligence Committee issued two subpoenas Tuesday for Michael Flynn's businesses after President Trump's former national security advisor refused to testify before the panel. - both of which are located in Alexandria, Virginia. The attorneys told the Senate intelligence committee Flynn will not turn over personal documents sought under the congressional subpoena nor otherwise comply as part of its investigation.

Author: 0 Trump flight from Saudi to Israel thought to be first ever

A White House press statement about Mr Trump's visit to Israel said he would be looking to "promote the possibility of a lasting peach". Abbas said he was keen to "keep the door open to dialogue with our Israeli neighbors". Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , something Netanyahu yearns for. Israel occupied the West Bank , including east Jerusalem , in the Six-Day War of 1967.

Author: 0 Trump Just Got Back From the Middle East

The press flight from Riyadh had to make a pit stop in Cyprus. Without formal relations, there aren't direct flights between the two nations. "They are ready to reach for peace", Trump said . Tillerson said he doesn't expect Trump to bring up the incident. "And I'm not disputing that it did", he said. Lila Cohen, regional director of the American Jewish Committee, says news headlines out of Israel have been positive overall.

Author: 0 Europa League final has lost the 'glow it should have'

Tomorrow's Europa League final between Manchester United and Ajax will see tributes being paid to the victims of last night's sickening suicide bomb attack at the Manchester Arena. United captain Wayne Rooney posted on Twitter: "Devastating news this morning. Thoughts and prayers are with all those affected". Daley Blind said he "can't believe what happened" and goalkeeper David De Gea expressed "much rage, much pain", with winger Jesse Lingard saying "this handsome city" will ...

Global Blood donors asked to keep appointments in aftermath of Manchester attack
Author: 0 Blood donors asked to keep appointments in aftermath of Manchester attack

North West Ambulance NHS Trust sent 60 ambulances to the scene at Manchester Arena. Chief Officer of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, Jon Rouse, said: "Our first thoughts are with all those involved in the tragic events that occurred in Manchester last night, and anyone still concerned about their loved ones".

Author: 0 Trump Vows 'To Do Everything I Can' to Achieve Middle East Peace

Mr Trump has repeatedly said that brokering an Arab-Israeli peace deal is a priority of his administration, describing it as the "toughest deal of all". During meetings with Netanyahu on Monday, Trump focused attention on the threat from Iran but also talked about the opportunities for peace in the region and how Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations were shifting their stance, potentially opening a window towards a regional agreement.

Global PM speaks to newly elected French President
Author: 0 PM speaks to newly elected French President

Investors had plenty of time to prepare for a Macron win. His election campaign was fearless and pro-Europe. In her concession speech, Le Pen acknowledged that the party had to "profoundly" renew itself to become a "new political force". Macron can't count on their loyalty. If Macron's party performs poorly, he could also be forced to form a coalition, a common occurrence in many European countries but something very unusual in France .

Author: 0 Iran's president trounces hard-liner to secure second term

Mohammad Khatami, another reformist who served as Iran's president from 1997 to 2005, also has endorsed Rouhani. In his first speech after the result was announced Mr Rouhani said: "The Iranian nation has chosen the path of interaction with the world, a path which is distant from extremism and violence".

Global Trump calls Russian Federation probe political 'witch hunt'
Author: 0 Trump calls Russian Federation probe political 'witch hunt'

Trump later deleted and retweeted that statement to correct the spelling of "counsel". "I hope that we don't inadvertently trip up or damage the independent investigation of the special counsel", he said. And not a moment too soon, Democrats said. Now Mueller will have almost unfettered access to witnesses and information, and the ability to bring criminal charges.

Author: 0 Trump Asked Intel Chiefs to Disavow Russian Collusion With His Campaign

Reed also asked about another allegation in the Post article, which stated that senior White House officials sounded out top intelligence officials about the possibility of intervening directly with Comey to encourage the Federal Bureau of Investigation to drop its probe of Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser.

Global TPP countries to assess options
Author: 0 TPP countries to assess options

Ministers asked for this work to be completed before they meet in the margins of the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting on November 10 and 11, 2017 in Da Nang, Vietnam . The meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam , was the biggest global trade gathering since US President Donald Trump upended the old order with his "America First" trade policy, created to protect American jobs.

Author: 0 If Israelis and Palestinians make peace it may spread across region

He said that the Palestinians' problem is with the occupation and Israel's position of not recognising the Palestinian state. The remarks came as Trump met with Palestinian President Abbas in Bethlehem, where the two are expected to discuss a possible peace deal in the Middle East.

Global Seoul says NKorean object that drew fire was likely balloon
Author: 0 Seoul says NKorean object that drew fire was likely balloon

In January 2016, the military fired on a North Korean drone that flew into the demilitarized zone , and in September 2014, a South Korean fisherman found a drone that was also believed to have come from there. The test was North Korea's second in a week, and South Korea's new liberal government said it dashed hopes for peace on the peninsula. There was no immediate comment in North Korea's state-run media, and no reports that the North had returned fire.

Author: 0 Abbas, Modi discuss Middle East peace process

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday assured Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas of India's "unwavering support" to the Palestinian cause, saying it hoped to see a sovereign, united and an independent Palestine, coexisting peacefully with Israel.

Author: 0 Trump tweets after Middle East trip: 'Trying hard for PEACE'

Before his meeting with Netanyahu on Monday, Trump visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Western Wall, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit the holy Jewish site. If negotiations were to resume, they needed to be about the core issues, not talks about talks, he said. He has, however, repeatedly emphasised his honest desire to broker a peace deal in the intractable Israeli-Palestinian conflict, putting his son-in-law Jared Kushner in charge of such efforts.

Global China's Xi says willing to put S.Korea ties back on track
Author: 0 China's Xi says willing to put S.Korea ties back on track

For his part, Lee said Moon asked him to express his "gratitude" to Xi for his message of congratulations after the election. A rap group backed by China's government is warning South Korea in a video that "you're going too far" with the deployment of a USA missile defence system opposed by Beijing.

Author: 0 Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

It foresees an overhaul of the tax code, a boon to the wealthiest Americans. "These cuts that are being proposed are draconian", said veteran GOP Rep. No. 2 Senate Republican John Cornyn calls the budget "dead on arrival". If this budget were enacted, more elderly Americans could be forced to go from assisted living to living on the streets.

Global Trump says Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready to
Author: 0 Trump says Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready to "reach for peace"

But they probably couldn't wait for the photographers to leave so they could continue their conversation begun at the beginning of the trip about how much they all hate the media. Trump continued: "America's security partnership with Israel is stronger than ever". The Arab Peace Initiative, spearheaded by the Saudis and initially proposed in 2002, would extend alliances between Israel and numerous Arab nations for the land seized in 1967, setting into motion the establishment of a sovereign ...

Global Lookout for Analyst's Suggestions: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)
Author: 0 Lookout for Analyst's Suggestions: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 15.36 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 4.83. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Tuesday, November 24 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, October 14, the company rating was maintained by Imperial Capital. The mean rating score for this stock is at 3.20. Bernstein upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Monday, February 6 report.

Author: 0 Iran Re-elects Rouhani as President

But he faces a stark challenge from U.S. President Donald Trump, who is now visiting Iran's bitter regional rival Saudi Arabia, and has threatened to tear up the nuclear deal and re-impose sanctions. "The Shah, too, spent billions of dollars buying arms from America, he too had capacity problems". Trump also vilified Iran as the greatest source of instability in the Middle East, though many observers noted the irony that his claims came on the same day that 41 million Iranians ...

Global Manchester bomber was local man of Libyan descent
Author: 0 Manchester bomber was local man of Libyan descent

On Tuesday, a 23-year-old man was arrested in South Manchester in connection with the deadly explosion. "It has now concluded, on the basis of today's investigations, that the threat level should be increased for the time being from severe to critical".

Author: 0 Iran's leader jabs Trump's 'theatrical' Saudi trip

His comments followed fierce criticism from the U.S. president during visits to Saudi Arabia and Israel. Welcoming Trump, Netanyahu said , "I also look forward to working closely with you to advance peace in our region, because you have noted so succinctly that common dangers are turning former enemies into partners".

Author: 0 Ariana Grande says she is 'broken' after Manchester bombing

While ISIS quickly claimed credit for the attack, both British and USA authorities say they have yet to determine whether the terror group was involved. I've dropped them off to the hospital. Theresa May confirmed earlier today the attacker was known to police. It makes me so angry and it breaks my heart that such a young and promising life has been stolen away! "I don't have words".

Author: 0 Former CIA Director Says Russia 'Brazenly Interfered' In Election

Nevertheless, Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, said Coats and NSA director Mike Rogers should provide explanations. Mr. Brennan said he didn't know if these contacts by people tied to Mr. Trump's campaign amounted to " collusion " with Russian officials, but said that a common Russian intelligence technique involved cultivating Americans as either witting or unwitting intelligence assets.

Global In Trump's private moments, it is small talk and compliments
Author: 0 In Trump's private moments, it is small talk and compliments

The president arrived in Israel after a weekend in Saudia Arabia, which was the first top on his week-long trip overseas spanning the Middle East and Europe. He became the first sitting USA president to visit the site in the Israeli-annexed east of the city. "The two leaders commended the Riyadh summit's condemnation of terrorism and extremism and pledged to work together to defeat terrorist organizations", the release said.

Author: 0 Trump tells Abbas violence does not advance peace

While welcoming Trump to " Jerusalem , the eternal capital of the Jewish people, the united capital of the Jewish state ", Netanyahu thanked Trump for visiting the Western Wall , "one of the holiest sites of Judaism". But what is the context for Trump's visit to the Middle East? . Both Mr Netanyahu and Mr Abbas, however, lavished praise on Mr Trump during his short visit.

Global Donald Trump's wife Melania rejects his affectionate advance
Author: 0 Donald Trump's wife Melania rejects his affectionate advance

Theorists may say anything they like, but a swat like that speaks a thousand words. Shortly after Air Force One touched down in Rome, Italy, on Wednesday (AEST time), all eyes were on President Trump and his wife of 12 years as they exited the plane, waving to waiting crowds.

Global Pennsylvania's U.S. senators react to Trump's proposed budget
Author: 0 Pennsylvania's U.S. senators react to Trump's proposed budget

Trump wants lawmakers to cut more than $800 billion from Medicaid and more than $192 billion from food stamps . Trump seeks to balance the budget by the end of the decade, according to the plan. But their policy agenda has stalled as the White House grapples with the political fallout from allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

Author: 0 UK PM May says threat level raised to "critical" after Manchester attack

May said the change in the threat level means armed military personnel will be deployed to guard "key locations" in Britain, as well as certain events like "sports matches" and " concerts ". "All acts of terrorism are cowardly", May said in a statement outside her Downing Street office after a meeting with British security and intelligence chiefs.

Author: 0 Manchester bombing: Salman Abedi named as terrorist behind concert atrocity

In her note, the Prime Minister said: 'Here in this great city a callous and cowardly act was met by the inspirational bravery of our emergency services and the unbreakable spirit of the people of Manchester . Grande was meant to perform Thursday and Friday in London before moving on to other European countries including Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy.

Author: 0 Manchester United Observe Silence For Attack Victims

Police say a man was arrested, adding, "This is not now believed to connected to last night's attacks". Another arrest warrant was issued at a separate location and a police-operated explosive device was used to gain entry into one of the homes where the warrant was issued.

Author: 0 Brazil top court ruling on Temer probe to await tape analysis

Temer is suggesting that an audio that purportedly recorded him supporting hush money for an ex-lawmaker has been doctored. On Saturday Mr Temer filed a petition at the Supreme Court to have the investigation suspended. Still, Temer maintained a confident outlook, telling Folha he was "absolutely" sure he was capable of finishing his term through the end of 2018 without giving up on his legislative agenda, which includes an ambitious overhaul of the country's labour and social security ...

Global Trump Receives Standing Ovations During Speech at Israel Museum
Author: 0 Trump Receives Standing Ovations During Speech at Israel Museum

As far as Israel-Palestinian issue is concerned it got passing references in the speeches of Trump and Israeli leaders. Palestinians, who viewed Trump's victory with some trepidation, are said to have been pleasantly surprised by Trump's openness during a recent meeting with Abbas in Washington.

Global Video of Melania Trump slapping Donald Trump's hand goes viral
Author: 0 Video of Melania Trump slapping Donald Trump's hand goes viral

U.S. President Donald Trump is to meet the leader of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas , on the final day of his visit to the Middle East . commitment to a two-state solution to the conflict. He has since said the move was still being looked at. Despite pledging during the campaign to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the U.S.

Global Celtics Leave The NBA in Shock, Defeat the Cavs in Game 3
Author: 0 Celtics Leave The NBA in Shock, Defeat the Cavs in Game 3

Game 4 is Tuesday night in Cleveland . He scored 11 points total and just three, on 1-of-9 shooting, as the Boston went on a rampage throughout the second half. He scored just eight points, his career playoff low at the time, on 3-of-11 shooting and added four turnovers, allowing the momentum in the series to completely shift.

Global 'Israelis, Palestinian are ready for peace'
Author: 0 'Israelis, Palestinian are ready for peace'

Several other world leaders joined Trump in decrying the explosion. Trump's seeming openness to at least some of Abbas's concerns has given Palestinians more reason for hope than many may have expected, but still reason to remain wary, some analysts say.

Global Sonu Nigam defends Abhijeet Bhattacharya; announces will quit Twitter
Author: 0 Sonu Nigam defends Abhijeet Bhattacharya; announces will quit Twitter

Twitter, often accused of being soft on trolls and hate speech, suspended the account of Sonu Nigam's colleague Abhijeet Bhattacharya on Tuesday, after an offensive tweet about Shehla Rashid was reported. "Sincere thanks to everyone for the support". In reply to her statement, Abhijeet had tweeted: "There is a rumour she took money in advance for two hours and didn't satisfy the client".

Author: 0 Ariana Grande's mother ushered fans to safety after Manchester attack

The imam last night said that Salman Abedi , who wore Islamic dress, had shown him "the face of hate" when he gave a talk warning on the dangers of so-called Islamic State . "There was this massive bang". Major League Baseball, which recently began its season and mostly plays its games in outdoor stadiums that are larger than NHL and National Basketball Association arenas, has a similar approach to fellow leagues.

Global Manchester attack: Who was the suspect Salman Abedi?
Author: 0 Manchester attack: Who was the suspect Salman Abedi?

He said the priority for detectives was to establish whether Abedi was acting alone or working as part of a wider network when he set off his device after the concert by U.S. "I'm just hearing nothing - her phone's dead", Charlotte Campbell, whose 15-year-old daughter Olivia was at the concert, told BBC radio. It is the deadliest terror attack in the United Kingdom since the July, 7, 2005, London subway bombings.

Global 24 dead as bus plunges into gorge in Uttarakhand
Author: 0 24 dead as bus plunges into gorge in Uttarakhand

The accident took place in Dharasu town on Tuesday evening, when the driver lost control over the bus. "We can not ask them questions at this point of time about how many people were in the bus at the time of accident". Uttarakhand is known as a popular religious tourist spots that attracts people from all over the country every year. PM Narendra Modi today announced and ex gratia of 2 lakhs from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund for the next of kin of those killed in the bus ...

Author: 0 Some musicians cancel concerts after deadly United Kingdom blast

Abedi had a sister named Jomana Abedi, the US security officials said . Easier said than done for some parents, especially those in Paris and other cities that have been targeted by terrorists in recent years. i don't have words". They later identified eight-year-old Saffie Rose as another victim of the attack. She said her phone had not stopped ringing since her tweet .

Author: 0 Trump meeting with Abbas in the West Bank

I think we quote each other. On Iran's influence, Trump said: "The government that gives terrorists safe harbour, financial backing". But he did not mention what has always been the goal of USA diplomacy in the region - a two-state solution to the conflict: Israel and a Palestinian state.

Author: 0 Turkey wants United States envoy removed in growing spat over Syrian Kurds

Mayor Muriel Bowser. Turkey regards the YPG as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which is deemed a terrorist organisation by the United States, Turkey and the European Union. "But, when we look at people who are on the ground, both in Syria and in Iraq, we see that they are the same people". He went on to call for a diplomatic response from the U.S.

Author: 0 Syria, Russia slam US-led attack on pro-Assad forces

The army in a statement said the US-led anti-terror coalition attacked one of the military positions near the Tanf area on Thursday, leaving many personnel dead and causing some material losses, Xinhua news agency reported . The development comes only a few days after US-led jets killed almost two dozen civilians in an attack on an area in Syria's eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr near the border with Iraq.

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

Trump declared he would not call the terrorists "monsters", a term he believes they would prefer, instead choosing "losers", a longtime favorite Trump insult. This wicked ideology must be obliterated, and I mean completely obliterated". We can not stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people. "The terrorists and extremists and those who give them aid and comfort must be driven out from our society forever", Trump said in Bethlehem during remarks made alongside Palestinian ...

Author: 0 Ariana Grande's mother help young fans to safety during Manchester attack

Teenage screams filled the arena just after the explosion Monday night as fans, many clutching pink plastic balloons, scrambled in panic for exits at the 21,000-capacity arena, tumbling over guardrails and each other to escape. Now her death has been confirmed by the headmaster of her school, Chris Upton, who told the Guardian Saffie was "simply a lovely little girl in every aspect of the word".

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