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Global Residents of Pyongyang, Seoul comment on test of new missile
Author: 0 Residents of Pyongyang, Seoul comment on test of new missile

The North also experimented with a heavier warhead and may have also tested a re-entry vehicle, according to North Korean media reports . Pyongyang has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of past year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States.

Author: 0 Manchester bomber was 'likely' acting with others

Police are "confident" that they know the identities of all those who have died in the attack. On Wednesday morning, police made three further arrests while executing warrants in South Manchester. The Palace of Westminster, which houses the British Parliament in London, was closed Wednesday to all those without passes, and tours and events there were cancelled until further notice.

Author: 0 Senate issues two more subpoenas for Michael Flynn's documents An error occurred

Now the committee may act to try to force the issue, a senior Democratic aide tells me. During a breakfast Wednesday, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the House intelligence committee's top Democrat , told reporters that Flynn declined to turn over records to the committee, and he said it will be "following up with subpoenas".

Author: 0 Dick Durbin statement on CBO's analysis of GOP health care law

In its highly anticipated scoring of the American Health Care Act , the CBO said the bill would reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion by 2026, which is $32 billion less than an earlier version of the bill that the nonpartisan budget office analyzed.

Global Evangelicals Give Hosannas to Trump Mideast Trip
Author: 0 Evangelicals Give Hosannas to Trump Mideast Trip

Unless President Trump adopts a new approach-one that integrates the Arab states as active participants in support of a deal, not as bystanders to another round of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations-there is scant reason to believe the new USA president will have any greater success in brokering a peace deal between these two Middle Eastern leaders than did the previous administration.

Author: 0 Blue Jays' Pillar apologises for homophobic slur

The team has issued a statement saying, "In no way is this kind of behaviour accepted or tolerated". Laura Armstrong, the Blue Jays' beat reporter for the Toronto Star , reported that Major League Baseball is looking into the incident.

Global Iran's president criticizes United States after Trump's sharp words
Author: 0 Iran's president criticizes United States after Trump's sharp words

This didn't happen, in part was because Iran's biggest trade deals were created to benefit state-controlled industries and firms affiliated with the Revolutionary Guards, who control a large chunk of the Iranian economy. In Syria, they made mistakes, and also in Yemen". Peace in the Middle East could only be possible with Iran at the table, Rouhani said. Speaking after meeting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin , Trump said the U.S.

Global European Union vows continued nuclear deal support post Rouhani reelection
Author: 0 European Union vows continued nuclear deal support post Rouhani reelection

The Trump administration has decided not to torpedo the historic nuclear deal with Iran and is renewing key waivers that allow foreign companies to do business with the Islamic Republic, two administration officials tell BuzzFeed News. Trump has threatened to try to renegotiate the deal, which saw Iran accept curbs on its contested nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of some global economic sanctions.

Author: 0 Talk-Show Hosts Spoof Trump's Israel Visit

The designation "denies the Palestinian people's legitimate right to resistance to liberate their land and holy places", Hamas, which identifies as a Islamist national resistance movement, said. He has already visited Saudi Arabia and Israel. The most noteworthy moment of Trump's Bethlehem speech was when he turned to Abbas and said, "peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded or rewarded".

Author: 0 Israel makes some concessions to Palestinians as Trump visits

We believe you're willing. "There is no other way". Standing alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , he argued he never mentioned Israel, the source of the classified intelligence, according to various officials - something he has not been accused of doing.

Author: 0 Trump wants ME peace 'compromise' but admits won't be easy

Bethlehem/Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem on Tuesday, a day after promising to make a renewed effort at peace between the Palestinians and Israelis. Mick Mulvaney, Trump's top budget official, said for the first time the budget looks at spending from the point of view of the taxpayers, rather than the people who get government help.

Author: 0 Philippines President To Correct Country's Overdependence On US

At MGIMO, as expected, he will speak on Wednesday, 24 mA, on the topic of independence of foreign policy and talk about their ideas about how to achieve peace and security in the Asia-Pacific region. He has scaled down the number and scope of annual military exercises with the U.S., barred Filipino forces from joint patrols in the disputed South China Sea, and called for the withdrawal of American troops from the Philippines.

Author: 0 Former CIA Director: Russians "brazenly interfered" in elections

Brennan acknowledged that he still had "unresolved questions" about the goal of those contacts when he stepped down as Central Intelligence Agency director in January. Mr Bortnikov twice denied Russia had interfered with the election but said he would carry Mr Brennan's message to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police hunting possible bomb-maker, accomplices after Manchester bombing

Britain's interior minister, Amber Rudd , said Abedi had recently returned from Libya and her French counterpart, Gerard Collomb, said he had "proven" links with Islamic State and had probably visited Syria too. Rudd also said Abedi had been known to security services before the bombing. "This is not us", he told AP. Police said they were assessing a package carried by the man in Wigan.

Author: 0 Trump discussed terrorism, climate change with Pope

What a time to be alive. "The discussions then enabled an exchange of views on various themes relating to global affairs and the promotion of peace in the world through political negotiation and interreligious dialogue, with particular reference to the situation in the Middle East and the protection of Christian communities".

Author: 0 Willdo everything to achieve Israel-Palestinian peace deal

Abbas also called on the Israeli government to meet the demands of some 1,000 hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli jails. The leaders are expected to discuss resuming long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.

Global Ex CIA Chief: Russia 'brazenly interfered in our election'
Author: 0 Ex CIA Chief: Russia 'brazenly interfered in our election'

Coats sidestepped the question but did not deny that Trump made the request. "I saw information and intelligence that was worthy of investigation by the bureau (FBI) to determine whether or not such cooperation or collusion was taking place", Brennan replied.

Author: 0 Trump, Abbas Discuss Ways to Make Progress in Israeli-Palestinian Talks

Bethlehem /Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem on Tuesday, a day after promising to make a renewed effort at peace between the Palestinians and Israelis. "It's not easy... America stands ready to assist in every way we can", noting, "There's a lot of love out there". A senior administration officials briefing reporters after Air Force 1 took off from Ben-Gurion airport, set a low bar for Trump's first stab at brokering Middle East ...

Author: 0 Ciena Corp Stock as Institutional Investors Enter

The price index is calculated by dividing the current share price by the share price ten months ago. In the last 30 days, he also unloaded 2,000 shares valued at $45,580 Dollars. CIEN's profit will be $41.45 million for 19.78 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. The company's 52-week range is $16.03 to $26.84. It provides equipment, software and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, service delivery and management of voice, video and data traffic on communications ...

Global Ashby tape: Palaszczuk to target One Nation if fraud found
Author: 0 Ashby tape: Palaszczuk to target One Nation if fraud found

Since emerging as Pauline Hanson's high-profile chief-of-staff, the former Coalition staffer has faced repeated accusations of inappropriately benefiting from the right-wing populist party's campaign operations. "Nothing has been done about it (the idea wasn't acted on)", said one. Mr Ashby said he had never "skimmed" One Nation revenue by taking a slice, arguing that the amounts the party charges made it impossible to make a profit, and they had "never made money off candidates".

Global Iran's Hardliners Use Trump's Speech on Islam as Excuse to Hammer Rouhani
Author: 0 Iran's Hardliners Use Trump's Speech on Islam as Excuse to Hammer Rouhani

Iran saw moderate incumbent President Hassan Rowhani re-elected after Friday's elections, a sharp contrast, Zarif noted, to the inherited monarchy that rules in Saudi Arabia. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, May 22, 2017. In a jibe at the billion-dollar deals signed between Trump and the Saudi government, Rouhani said: "You can´t solve terrorism just by giving your people´s money to a superpower".

Author: 0 Off-duty police officer among victims killed in Manchester bombing

The measures follow Monday night's attack at Manchester Arena, which killed 22 and injured 59. Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins said: "It's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating". All ticketholders will be granted refunds, Grande's team said . Witold Waszczykowski said Wednesday the couple came to collect their daughters from the Ariana Grande concert Monday night.

Global Manchester, U.K.: 22 Killed in Concert Arena Attack Claimed by ISIS
Author: 0 Manchester, U.K.: 22 Killed in Concert Arena Attack Claimed by ISIS

I know you've heard it before. "Thank you", he told the audience after it gave him a standing ovation. "So many young, lovely innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers in life", Trump said, echoing the theme he presented during his meetings with Arab leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia .

Global Al Franken not running for president
Author: 0 Al Franken not running for president

Politics aside, not many people like Ted Cruz , and he hasn't exactly retreated to a quiet senatorial existence following his presidential bid. In Franken's upcoming book, titled "Al Franken: Giant of the Senate ", and set to be released May 30, Franken details his experience becoming a comedian-turned-senator, as well as how he feels about his colleagues in Washington.

Author: 0 Jason Manford Deletes Twitter After Being Forced To Defend Manchester Attack Comments

Roughly 21,000 people were packed into the Manchester arena Monday night. Mrs May spoke to Mr Corbyn in the hours after the bomb attack which killed 22 in Manchester, and agreed to put the contest on hold until further notice. "It was like a dream come true to her", Hodgson said of the concert. Olivia had called her mother to say how happy she was to be at the arena. Shortly after the news broke, he posted a tearful 40-minute video on Facebook , in which he mourned the 22 victims of ...

Author: 0 United Kingdom deploys 1000 soldiers to protect key sites after bombing

One crowdfunding campaign, started by a man named Graeme Seddon on the website JustGiving, has raised more than $36,000 to help Jones "get back on his feet". "We have seen terror attacks in France, in Germany and now unfortunately in Britain", Liberman said on Army Radio, extending his condolences to the victims of the worst bombing in Britain since attacks in London in 2005 killed 52 people.

Author: 0 President Trump and Pope Francis exchange words, gifts

Trump said after its conclusion that it was a "fantastic meeting". When the pope met the First Lady, who was born in Slovenia, he asked her: " What do you give him to eat , potica? " a reference to a Slovenian pastry. Katie Carte, a 22-year-old graduate student in biology from California, said "I just don't see any common ground, though I hope the pope tells Trump to be more open and not close the doors - the United States is a country of immigrants".

Global Philippine Islamists beheaded local police chief, Duterte says
Author: 0 Philippine Islamists beheaded local police chief, Duterte says

We are not new to martial law. Duterte spoke to reporters after returning from a visit to Moscow as fighting raged in Marawi between government troops and Muslim militants who took about a dozen people hostage. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said 2 soldiers and one police officer were killed, while 12 others were wounded in ongoing clashes in Marawi City.

Global Trump held first face-to-face talks with Pope Francis
Author: 0 Trump held first face-to-face talks with Pope Francis

Melania turned to one of her favorite fa. The two talked privately for about 30 minutes with translators. Melania turned to o. Pope Francis is meeting first lady Melania Trump , Trump's oldest daughter Ivanka, and other members of the us delegation.

Global Ariana Grande Suspends Tour in Wake of Manchester Terror Attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Suspends Tour in Wake of Manchester Terror Attack

However, security sources told The Times that their top priority is determining who constructed the bomb that caused such carnage at the Manchester Arena Monday night. "When it's like two seconds from your home, when you walk past it every day, you do live in fear", she said. "I've called all the places, the hotels where people said that children have been taken and I've called the police".

Author: 0 'We can use peace': President Trump and Pope Francis meet

After Trump's private meeting with the Pope, Melania and others were invited to join the pair in the papal library. After Francis met with President Donald Trump he was introduced to members of Trump's delegation, including Melania. The red leather-bound booklets to some degree define his papacy and priorities. They shared a laugh as Trump smiled. Trump's gift for Francis was wrapped in a big blue box.

Global Ariana Grande concert attack: 119 wounded, 64 people still hospitalized
Author: 0 Ariana Grande concert attack: 119 wounded, 64 people still hospitalized

Howe's stepson Jordan Howe confirmed her death on Facebook, writing: "They took a caring attractive mum and step mother away from us all she was fantastic to us all x love you loads Alison Howe xx". The Ministry of Defense confirmed that the famous Changing the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace was canceled Wednesday to reassign police officers.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande Returns Home & Reunites With Boyfriend Mack Miller After Manchester Bombing

Ms Brewster was 32, and was understood to have shielded her niece from the blast. That is why the terrorists will never win, and we will prevail. We have faced a serious terrorist threat in our country for many years . The venue tweeted it happened "outside the venue in a public space". The Sun pledged $185094 themselves. It is still unclear how the bomber was able to enter the area undetected.

Author: 0 Duterte declares martial law in Phillipines island

Law enforcers have blocked 15 militants of the Maute group in an apartment in the city of Marawi, Mindanao. The University of the Philippines offered to grant Duterte a Doctor of Laws degree last April, but the President rebuffed it as a matter of personal and official policy.

Global South Korea's New President Sends Special Envoy to Meet Jokowi
Author: 0 South Korea's New President Sends Special Envoy to Meet Jokowi

Korean President Moon Jae-in's special envoy Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon in Philippines' Davao City, Park conveyed a handwritten letter from Moon to the Philippines President and the new administration's determination to strengthen ties with the country, Yonhap news agency reported.

Author: 0 Lindsey Graham: 'Surprised' Comey Will Testify Before Senate Intel Committee

Graham said he wanted Comey to also appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee, of which he is a member, because his panel oversees the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The public hearing is scheduled to take place after May 29th. "Moreover", Warner added, "the American people deserve an opportunity to hear it". Another report published by The Washington Post claimed that Trump had revealed highly classified details to Lavrov and the Russian ambassador during the same meeting at the ...

Author: 0 N.Korea 'flatly rejects' UN vow to tighten sanctions

The United States has for weeks been negotiating a new Security Council sanctions resolution with China , but USA ambassador Nikki Haley said last week that no final draft text had been clinched. It claims one was a hydrogen bomb and the other device created a more powerful explosion than any it has previously tested. North Korean propaganda must be considered with wariness - Pyongyang has threatened for decades to reduce Seoul to a "sea of fire", for instance - but Monday's ...

Author: 0 Rodrigo Duterte Philippines President mulls imposing martial law nationwide

Detailing what happened in Marawi City, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said at 2 p.m. ( Manila time ), the joint elements of the Army and the Police were trying to serve a warrant of arrest on Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon in Barangay Basak Malutlut in Marawi City when they were met with firefight by the group of Hapilon.

Author: 0 Trump hails "unbreakable" bond between US and Israel

They would think that was a great name. Addressing parliament, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Jerusalem's Temple Mount and Western Wall will remain under Israel's control "forever". Protests against supposed American support of the Israeli occupation were organised across the West Bank and Gaza, and one Palestinian faction called for a " day of rage " during the United States delegation's trip, leading Israel to deploy an extra 10,000 security forces on its streets.

Global Ivanka Trump's rabbi reportedly did not give permission to travel on Shabbat
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump's rabbi reportedly did not give permission to travel on Shabbat

Mystery swirls around the identity of the rabbi who reportedly gave Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner special dispensation to fly aboard Air Force One on the Jewish Sabbath for the first leg of President Trump's foreign trip. Michael Short, a White House spokesman, said in an email in mid-April that the EB-5 program needs "substantial fix". Donald Trump's first overseas trip was overshadowed by new controversies connected to Russian Federation and sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

Author: 0 Minister says Manchester bomber likely did not act alone, criticises United States leaks

The bomber died in the attack . Armed police raided an address in the modestly well-to-do area earlier on Tuesday, carrying out a controlled explosion to gain entry. It has been a very dark night. In addition to those killed in the concert attack, 64 people are being treated for their wounds, Jon Rouse of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership said Wednesday.

Author: 0 Trump asked intelligence chiefs to deny evidence of Russia collusion

While Brennan would not specifically identify any individuals associated with the Trump campaign who had contacts with Russian officials and would not opine as to whether there was any collusion or collaboration, he did tell lawmakers why he was concerned about the contacts occurring against the general background of Russian efforts to meddle in the election.

Author: 0 Palestinian protesters hold Trump effigy at gunpoint to decry visit

Jacobs also told Haaretz that "President Trump has said over and over that he is looking to help shape 'the ultimate deal.' We welcome his leadership, and urge him to help craft a process, and then an agreement, that guarantees peace, security and basic rights for both Israel and the Palestinians".

Author: 0 Ariana Grande's mum helped gets fans to safety after Manchester bombing

One member of Manchester´s Libyan community told The Guardian newspaper: "He was such a quiet boy, always very respectful towards me". London Police Commander Jane Connors said the goal is to "make our city as hostile an environment as possible for terrorists to plan and operate".

Author: 0 Donald Trump ends Middle East tour

He also expressed his wishes for Trump to be the U.S. president who succeeds in brokering peace between Palestinians and Israelis. 'Making peace.will not be easy - we all know that, ' Trump stated. TAMARA KEITH, BYLINE: President Trump motorcaded to Bethlehem to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. "The majority of the people of Israel, unlike the media, they love us, so we tell them how you are fearless and they love you", Sara Netanyahu said to Trump and his wife.

Author: 0 President Trump meets Pope Francis

The high-profile trip has diverted attention from Trump's domestic pressures over alleged campaign collusion with Russian Federation. The meeting follows a private audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican. "And that's a hard balancing act". At one point, Francis kidded with the first couple. Wednesday's meeting also included an exchange between Francis and the first lady, who wore a veil in accordance with Vatican tradition.

Global Pope Francis declares two Portuguese shepherd children saints in Fatima
Author: 0 Pope Francis declares two Portuguese shepherd children saints in Fatima

Pope canonised two siblings as the Catholic Church's newest saints at the Fatima shrine I am very emotional because this pope is truly merciful and close to the people, and I think he will bring us many good things. Peter's Square. Pope Francis had flown into Fatima in a helicopter on Friday on a 24-hour visit and travelled through the town in his "Popemobile".

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