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Author: 0 After Monday's 'hand swat,' Tuesday the Trumps make a show of to

One Twitter user dubbed the first lady "the Queen of Hand Shade". Before Trump, no sitting president had ever visited the religious site, likely due to questions over the status of Jerusalem . On his part, Trump stressed the need to forge a historic peace deal, without mentioning any reference to the two-state solution or to an independent Palestinian state.

Author: 0 British official: Manchester bomber 'likely' had accomplices

The deadliest bomb attack on British soil took place on July 7, 2005 when four British suicide bombers inspired by Al-Qaeda attacked London's transport system, killing 52 people and wounding 700. Reuters was unable to independently verify the links to Islamic State or Syria. ISIS routinely claims attacks it has no proven connection to. Mohammed Saeed El-Saeiti, the imam at the Didsbury mosque where Abedi's brother Ismail had been a Quran teacher, branded the attacker as someone filled ...

Author: 0 United States president meets Pope Francis at Vatican

The color contrast would be notable, sure, but the photo would hardly cause much of a stir if it weren't for the look of sheer unhappiness - could it be dread? - on Francis' face. "Even if one thinks differently we have to be very honest about what each one thinks", he told reporters while flying back to Rome after a visit to Portugal, reports said.

Author: 0 Trump budget cuts may stir backlash in rural America

Trump's budget would increase funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs, but the budget proposal doesn't appear to focus money on PTSD or mental health issues. Critics who dispute the possibility of that, he said, are wrongheaded. "The last president never proposed let alone tried to balance the budget". Democrats' response to the budget were swift, like Senator Ron Widen (D-Oregon) who is the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee.

Author: 0 Pope, President Trump discuss peace in private meeting

The pope appeared somber. At the beginning of the meeting, the president said it was a "great honor" to be meeting with the pope. Greeted by Archbishop Georg Ganswein , the prefect of the pontifical household, Trump entered a small elevator taking him to the third floor of the Palace and, after a ceremonial walk past frescoed corridors, shook the pope's hand at the entrance to his private study.

Global Macron win brings sigh of relief from business circles
Author: 0 Macron win brings sigh of relief from business circles

Speaking to tens of thousands of enthusiastic flag-waving supporters in Paris , the 39-year-old Mr Macron, who will soon become the country's youngest head of state since Napoleon Bonaparte more than two centuries ago, vowed to "calm people's fears, restore France's confidence, and gather all its people together to face the enormous challenges facing us".

Author: 0 Fresh arrests in Manchester bomb investigation

Police are "confident" that they know the identities of all those who have died in the attack. He said his other son, Ismail, was arrested in England on Tuesday morning. Soldiers will help guard Buckingham Palace, Downing Street, foreign embassies, and the Palace of Westminster The Guardian reports . The government said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed instead of police on Wednesday in high-profile sites in London and elsewhere.

Author: 0 UK says Manchester attacker recently returned from Libya

She said she had "complete confidence" in the security services. Elsewhere in the city, the first arrest was made in connection with the inquiry when a 23-year-old man was detained near a Morrisons in Chorlton. "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 Rohani Criticizes Trump's Saudi Summit, Says Vote Shows Iranians Want Engagement

The billionaire investor-turned-politician was apparently less than impressed with Trump's 36-minute speech to leaders at the Arab-Islamic-American Summit on Sunday. At the Tehran press conference, Rouhani also defended Iran's ballistic missile program, something heavily criticized by Trump's new administration.

Global Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Becomes The First African To Head WHO
Author: 0 Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Becomes The First African To Head WHO

The new elect swept 133 votes and two abstentions over his main rival Nabarro who only secured 50 votes in an election eligible 185 member States of the total 194 WHO's member States cast ballots. "Furthermore, when he served his country as minister of foreign affairs, he was a humble and well-mannered guy who promoted Ethiopia's relation to a better place with the rest of the world".

Author: 0 Ariana Grande's mum helped fans to safety during concert attack

The Greater Manchester Police is now working to establish whether Abedi worked alone to plot the attack, according to the BBC . Olivia Campbell is one of 22 victims killed in the attack. In a sign of the increased threat, the military could be deployed to support armed police officers, Mrs May said. The PM said that "while we mourn the victims of last night's appalling attack, we stand defiant".

Global After Maryland student's speech, mockery and anger in China
Author: 0 After Maryland student's speech, mockery and anger in China

Another internet user called on others to dig up dirt on her family and started an online campaign known as "human flesh hunt". On Tuesday afternoon, posts related to the video on the Chinese micro blogging site Weibo had received over 56 million views.

Author: 0 Senior White House Adviser Is 'Person of Interest' in FBI Russia Probe

In closed-door meetings with lawmakers on Thursday and Friday, Rosenstein said he wrote the memo after President Donald Trump told him one day before the May 9 firing that he wanted to dismiss Comey. US President Donald Trump leaves the Oval Office as he departs the White House, May 19, 2017. The US Justice Department appointed a special counsel to oversee the probe, potentially limiting the Congress's ability to look into the matter separately.

Author: 0 Twenty in critical condition after Monday's Manchester bombing

A G-7 foreign ministers' meeting this April issued a joint communique reiterating "our strong condemnation of acts of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations", and said preventing such acts and bringing perpetrators to justice "remain top priorities for the global community".

Author: 0 UK bomber trained abroad, had Al Qaeda links: US intelligence official

The British man believed to have killed 22 people in a suicide-bomb attack here, had ties to Al Qaeda and had received terror training overseas, a USA intelligence official said. Abedi had travelled to Libya within the last 12 months, one of multiple countries he had visited, the official added. The Islamic State (ISIS) terror network has claimed responsibility for Monday night's attack by Abedi, a local Mancunian - as citizens of Manchester are known.

Author: 0 Manchester police presence increased as Britain faces raised threat

Witnesses described a "huge bomb-like bang" and scenes of panic as young fans rushed out and parents waiting outside searched frantically for their children. They included an eight-year-old girl, two teenage girls and a 28-year-old man. Britain raised its threat level from terrorism to "critical" late Tuesday amid concerns that Abedi may have accomplices who are planning another deadly attack.

Global Betsy DeVos Spoke at Bethune-Cookman and It Went Worse Than Expected
Author: 0 Betsy DeVos Spoke at Bethune-Cookman and It Went Worse Than Expected

Perhaps no louder than when DeVos promised to go to the grave site of Mary McLeod Bethune later in the day to pay her respects, a promise almost drowned out by the sounds of shouting. "They said that this wasn't a dialogue, it was more of a monologue". Critics say she is also ignoring the fact that charter or religion-based schools may not provide an equal quality of education.

Author: 0 Manchester Attack Suspect Possibly Trained by Libyan Militants - Home Secretary

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said British investigators had told French authorities Abedi had probably traveled to Syria as well. The decision taken at a meeting of the Government's emergency Cobra committee will mean soldiers could play a key role in protecting civilians and free up armed police officers to help fight the terror threat.

Global White House Thrilled with Foreign Trip: Donald Trump 'At His Best'
Author: 0 White House Thrilled with Foreign Trip: Donald Trump 'At His Best'

Trump's visit, and especially the speech he gave, should put an end to any hope of a rapprochement between the United States and Iran. The poor things have never seen a ballot box. "If American chooses another path, it will fail again". Trump outlined a highly conventional U.S. Middle East policy focused on cooperation with traditional regional allies against Iran and terrorism.

Global Egypt denies Sudan claims of providing vehicles to rebels
Author: 0 Egypt denies Sudan claims of providing vehicles to rebels

Abu Zaid stressed that Egypt's foreign policy is based on respecting the worldwide law and neighbourly relations, and is non-aggressive, especially when dealing with countries with which Egypt has special fraternal relations, such as its brotherly neighbour Sudan.

Author: 0 United Kingdom irritated by USA leaks in Manchester attack

They said Wednesday the arrests had been made in the south of the city, where a day earlier a 23-year-old man was also arrested and a number of homes were searched. Sixty four people were still hospitalized two days after the blast, Jon Rouse, of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, said. "These are highly traumatic injuries".

Author: 0 Syria, Russia: US coalition airstrike killed eight

Earlier, the US-led coalition admitted striking a militia group fighting alongside Syrian government forces in southern Syria on Thursday. A U.S. defence official said the pro-government convoy had not responded to numerous warnings that it was "getting too close to coalition forces" stationed at Tanf.

Author: 0 Manchester bomber said to be known to authorities, likely did't act alone

At least 22 people have been killed and more than 50 people injured following what is believed to have been a suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert. He did not provide details, and said it is unclear whether Abedi was part of a larger network of attackers. Rudd also said it was "irritating" that information about the investigation into the bombing had been leaked by USA security sources before the British police were ready to go public with it.

Author: 0 Donald Trump's Middle East Comment in Israel

He stressed that his administration is committed to help both nations to build peace. "We just got back from the Middle East, we just got back from Saudi Arabia ", Trump said. "The majority of people in Israel, unlike the media, they love us, so we tell them how you are great, and they love you", Mrs. Netanyahu said. That's despite Trump's campaign rhetoric, which signaled he would embolden right-wing forces in Israel.

Author: 0 Parents confirm daughter's death in Manchester attack

A 23-year-old was arrested in south Manchester in connection with the incident on Tuesday. He was a student at the University of Salford in Manchester. May said a new attack "may be imminent" but the authorities stressed that the soldiers would remain under police command. "This is a temporary arrangement in order to respond to an exceptional event", Rudd said.

Author: 0 Don't touch me: Melania Trump slaps away Donald's hand

US President Donald Trump (2ndL) looks at his wife Melania signing a guest book as Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (3rd L) and his wife Nechama (R) stand nearby at Rivlin's residence in occupied Jerusalem on Monday. At talks with Mahmoud Abbas, he spoke of being gratified that the Palestinian leader had committed to taking necessary steps to "fight terrorism". The Palestinians see east Jerusalem as the capital of their future state.

Global Blood donor centres report 'incredible' public response
Author: 0 Blood donor centres report 'incredible' public response

That being said, in the days following this tragedy, the NHS also strongly encourages people to sign up to become donors once registration is re-opened (or to make appointments for donations if they are existing donors). Our thoughts are with the people affected by this tragic incident", Stredder said. People who have already made appointments with NHS Blood and Transplant , especially those with O negative blood, will still be able to donate, he added.

Author: 0 Manchester Terror Attack Spawns Fear, Bravery

The move, declared Tuesday evening, means members of the British military will be deployed throughout the country to supplement its police forces. Under the order, armed military personnel replaced police guarding "key sights" and events like concerts and sports matches.

Author: 0 UK prepares to deploy army, raises threat level to maximum

The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre's decision to raise the threat level to critical indicates that more attacks may be imminent. The move will see the Army deployed to secure key sites. Abedi's family lived at more than one address in the city, including a property at Elsmore Road in the Fallowfield area that was raided by police. This will include an extra armed presence at the FA Cup final at Wembley and the Premiership rugby final at Twickenham this weekend.

Author: 0 'He Is Something': Trump Visits Pope Francis At The Vatican

The Pope blessed a rosary for the first lady, traded jokes with the first daughter, Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner, and handed out tokens to the President's delegation. Later that day, Trump infamously said that the Vatican would one day be attacked by ISIS and that when it is, "the Pope would have only wished and prayed that Donald Trump would have been President because this would not have happened".

Author: 0 Britain's security alert level raised to 'critical'

Update - 11.03am: PR manager Martyn Hett is the latest person to be named as a victim of the Manchester Arena terrorist atrocity. Around the world, people expressed their condolences for the victims of the Manchester bomb attack. "This request is part of a well-established plan, known as Operation Temperer, in which both the armed forces and the police officers involved are well-trained and well-prepared to work in this kind of environment", she said .

Author: 0 Ariana Grande fans recall horrors of Manchester bombing

Some of the 22 people who died in the attack were teens or young girls. The Chinese President Xi Jinping has also reportedly expressed his "sincere condolences" to the Queen for those killed and injured in Manchester and their families.

Global United Kingdom threat level raised to critical after warning of
Author: 0 United Kingdom threat level raised to critical after warning of "imminent" attack

The move, declared Tuesday evening, means members of the British military will be deployed throughout the country to supplement its police forces. This means that not only an attack remains highly likely but that a further attack may be imminent.,' May said in a televised statement from her Downing Street Office after a meeting of the government's crisis response committee.

Global Netanyahu says Western Wall, Temple Mount will always be under Israeli control
Author: 0 Netanyahu says Western Wall, Temple Mount will always be under Israeli control

US President Donald Trump talked up the prospects of peace between Israelis and Palestinians on Tuesday, saying he believed both sides were committed to a historic deal, but he offered no concrete proposals on how to get there. There was no demand from Israel to facilitate the establishment of an independent Palestinian state and no mention of curtailing settlement construction.

Author: 0 Pope Francis asks Melania Trump: 'What do you feed him?'

The two leaders sat down for a half-hour face-to-face meeting , with the Pope leaning out over the table with his arms extended toward the President. Following his meeting with the pope, Trump then met with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and told the country's leader that Pope Francis "is something".

Global Chinese and South Korean officials want to make up
Author: 0 Chinese and South Korean officials want to make up

However, the proposal was rejected by the United States . According to Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun on Tuesday, Tokyo is reportedly reviewing plans to carry out secondary boycotts on any foreign companies or financial institutions that deal with the regime, with a particular focus on China, which accounts for around 90-percent of all North Korea's foreign trade.

Author: 0 A sense of unity at Manchester attack vigil

Ms Stephanie Hill, whose teenage daughter Kennedy was at the concert, said: "They were losing shoes, they were dropping phones". Roads across the region and particularly in the city-centre will remain very busy and Wednesday morning's peak time travel is expected to be busier than normal.

Global Trump Meets With Palestinian Leader Abbas in Bethlehem
Author: 0 Trump Meets With Palestinian Leader Abbas in Bethlehem

Earlier in May 2017, Trump had vowed to work as a "mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator" to help broker peace between Israelis and Palestinians in his meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House. But 20 kilometres away in the West Bank city of Hebron, Palestinian activists made it clear they had little faith in Mr Trump to improve their circumstances.

Author: 0 Trump Denounces Manchester Attack As Work Of 'Evil Losers'

Starting with Saudi Arabia over the weekend, the couple went on to the second leg of their trip comprising a two day visit to Israel and Palestinian territories. Before leaving Italy, Trump will meet with the Italian president and prime minister and then fly Thursday to Brussels. Trump arrived at the Presidential palace in Bethlehem in the morning after travelling there by vehicle from Jerusalem.

Global CRPF IGP accuses Army of carrying out fake encounter in Assam
Author: 0 CRPF IGP accuses Army of carrying out fake encounter in Assam

In what could turn out to be a continuing problem for security forces across the nation, an Inspector General (IG) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has claimed that the paramilitary force, along with the Assam Police and Indian Army , carried out a fake encounter in Assam that led to the death of two Bodo terrorists.

Author: 0 United Kingdom says Manchester attacker recently returned from Libya

She said she had "complete confidence" in the security services. CNN's Don Lemon, who interviewed Charlotte , also tweeted that Olivia had died . He told the Press Association: "He was always friendly, nothing to suggest (he was violent)". Meanwhile, the bomber in the attack has been identified as a 22 year-old British-born man.

Author: 0 Trump First Sitting US President to Visit Western Wall

While in Israel, Mr. Trump met with the country's president and prime minister, and he traveled to the West Bank for talks with the Palestinian Authority's president. "And I mean completely obliterated".Following a private meeting with Abbas, Trump was expected to make remarks about the deadly explosion in Manchester, England.

Author: 0 Two Chinese language teachers kidnapped in Pakistan

Two Chinese teachers were kidnapped on Wednesday in a remote region of Pakistan , a unsafe but important part of Beijing's new Silk Road, according to state broadcaster CCTV. The Chinese embassy in Islamabad confirmed two of its nationals had been kidnapped, China's state news agency Xinhua said. Local police had earlier said they were teaching Chinese.

Author: 0 Manchester Police Arrest Suspect After Explosion At Ariana Grande Concert

May, however, said she did not want the people to be unduly alarmed: "We have faced a serious terror threat in our country for many years and the operational response I have just outlined is a proportionate and sensible response to the threat that our security experts judge we face".

Author: 0 Manchester attack: Mother searches for Charlotte Campbell

Rosemary Thompson, Ms Fawell's godmother told the newspaper she was "sick with worry", saying: "I keep looking out and listening for news and hoping for the best". Tweets said Ms Fawell, believed to be from Otley, West Yorkshire, was last seen in the foyer area of the arena shortly before the explosion. "If one person sees it and that one person sees her, we can get her back", he said.

Author: 0 Philippine church says priest, churchgoers taken hostage

Stressing that Manila is in mood to demand protection from Washington in the event of a military conflict with China, Duterte said he considers U.S. The Philippine leader had to curtail his visit to Russian Federation over the situation in the southern province of Mindanao, where a state of martial law was imposed earlier on Tuesday.

Global US President Trump arrives in Israel on flight from Riyadh
Author: 0 US President Trump arrives in Israel on flight from Riyadh

The information was given to the USA by an Israeli source and the leak endangered the life of a spy who was placed inside the IS by Israel , according to the reports. President Donald Trump told reporters on Monday that he "never mentioned" Israel in a meeting earlier this month with Russian diplomats during which he reportedly revealed highly classified intelligence .

Author: 0 Ariana Grande Back in US After UK Bombing

Ariana Grande was left in "hysterics" after a sucide bomber targetted her concert in Manchester on Monday night and 22 people , many of them young children and teenagers, were ruthlessly killed. British Prime Minister Theresa May echoed the warning in raising the country's threat level from "severe" to " critical ", saying Tuesday that "a further attack may be imminent".

Author: 0 Trump arrives in Israel, hoping to rekindle peace process

The president arrived at the wall wearing a black skullcap (yarmulke), as is the tradition at Jewish holy sites, alongside first lady Melania Trump, Ivanka Trump and his senior advisor Jared Kushner. The ancient stones are in a part of Jerusalem that Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war.The president was joined on the visit by his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, an Orthodox Jew who went to the wall shortly after Trump and said prayers.

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