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Author: 0 More arrests in both U.K., Libya after Manchester concert bombing

Among those taken into custody in Libya were the suspected bomber's father and his younger brother, the latter of whom confessed to knowing "all the details" of the attack plot, Libyan anti-terror authorities said. The New York Times has published photographs said to show fragments of what has been described as a sophisticated device used in the attack. "After the first one I heard loud banging on another door but on the same floor".

Author: 0 United Kingdom police hunt Manchester bomber's network

Manchester police would not comment on information-sharing, but said at a news conference that the families of attack victims were distressed by leaks. Officers also raided a property in the city's Moss Side neighborhood early Thursday and carried out a controlled explosion. The rucksack still had price tags on it - and looks similar to remnants of a blue Karrimor bag found at the attack site at the Manchester arena .

Author: 0 Tillerson: Trump 'very forceful' with Netanyahu and Abbas to compromise

Abbas considers a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to be non-negotiable, and he stressed his position on Tuesday. I wrote a column a number of years ago entitled "The Simple Path to Middle East Peace". The White House has denied any wrongdoing. A key ingredient to the relative success of Donald Trump's first foreign visit in office could be described as intentional amnesia, a condition that appeared to render the president as well as the leaders of Saudi Arabia, ...

Global Russians talked about influencing Trump through advisers - NY Times
Author: 0 Russians talked about influencing Trump through advisers - NY Times

The former intelligence official has long advocated a stronger partnership with Russia to combat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and in 2015 took tens of thousands of dollars in payments from the Russian state-backed network RT. Flynn and Manafort aren't the only close Trump advisers who are in hot water for their Russian Federation ties. During his opening statement, Brennan recalled a phone call with Alexander Bortnikov, the head of Russia's security service, in August 2016, when he ...

Author: 0 Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared

The investigation into the suicide bomb that killed 22 and injured 59 at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester is ongoing, with police making two more arrests on Thursday morning. The U.K.is now at its highest terror threat level for the first time since 2007. As part of the security response, military personnel are being deployed into civilian areas to work alongside and bolster police.

Author: 0 Arab Christians voice hope, concern over Trump's speech to Muslim leaders

After hosting Abbas at the White House in March , Trump boldly declared that achieving peace is "something that I think is, frankly, maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years". Ross's comments are at odds with the State Department's own assessment of the state of free expression in Saudi Arabia. "One consistent thread that we've found out so far is if you lavish Trump with praise, if you shower him with bling, if you take out cannons and jets and the red carpet, he will become ...

Global Manchester Attack The victims of United Kingdom concert attack
Author: 0 Manchester Attack The victims of United Kingdom concert attack

Callander was a "bonafide fangirl whose social accounts were chock full of pictures of her at various fan conventions, speaking online to friends around the globe, and pictures she had taken herself of the numerous concerts she attended, including Little Mix, One Direction, and Fifth Harmony", says Metro .

Author: 0 U.S. president vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

Trump is on a foreign trip meeting with Muslims, Jews and Christians in an effort to bring peace to the Middle East. WEST BANK, Palestinian Territories - Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager as he allegedly attempted to stab a border police officer at a checkpoint near Bethlehem as US President Donald Trump traveled to West Bank on Tuesday.

Global Bangladeshi police raids Khaleda Zia's office
Author: 0 Bangladeshi police raids Khaleda Zia's office

They found nothing after the long search. The BNP chairperson came up with the comment in a tweet on Sunday a day after police raided at her political office in Gulshan. In recent months BNP has held meetings across to mobilise supports and prepare the party for the next general election, which is due in January 2019, but analysts have said may be held sometime next year.

Author: 0 Iran Accuses US of 'Iranophobia,' Arming 'Dangerous Terrorists'

Iran's recently re-elected President Hassan Rouhani said that the Syrian issue should be solved through dialogue and peaceful means. Trump had already elevated Tehran's ire by speaking from Saudi Arabia , Iran's regional archrival across the great Shia-Sunni divide.

Author: 0 United Kingdom scolds U.S. 'friends' for leak of Manchester bomb intelligence

According to Reuters , the halt in sharing information with the USA will remain in place until Britain gets assurances no further leaks will occur. The UK's National Police Chiefs' Council slammed the " unauthorised disclosure " and said it was a breach of trust that undermines a "major counter-terrorism investigation".

Global Chinese jets intercept U.S plane over East China Sea
Author: 0 Chinese jets intercept U.S plane over East China Sea

Whether the close encounter was meant to send a signal to the Americans or was merely the action of an over exuberant pilot is not clear, experts said. NBC said the crew of the U.S. plane described the encounter as " unprofessional ", although not necessarily risky. Meanwhile, China urged the USA to halt such reconnaissance exercises in order to prevent future incidents.

Author: 0 Flynn hasn't responded to Senate panel's subpoena, chairman says

The U.S. intelligence community concluded in January that Moscow tried to sway the November vote in Trump's favor. Do you think they need to tone it down? Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr and Vice Chairman Mark Warner are determining how to proceed after Flynn has not agreed to comply with their May 10 subpoena for documents about his interactions with Russian officials.

Author: 0 Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent from Trump's Agenda in Israel

Netanyahu also said he was moved to see President Donald Trump standing in front of the Western Wall earlier this week. "I've heard its one of the toughest deals of all", Trump said of an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, "but I have a feeling we will get there eventually, I hope".

Global Four held after Islamic State 'prepared attacks' in Moscow
Author: 0 Four held after Islamic State 'prepared attacks' in Moscow

The FSB said those held included citizens of Russian Federation and ex-Soviet Central Asia who were "preparing terror attacks with the use of homemade explosives on Moscow's transport infrastructure". Russian citizen Akbarzhon Jalilov, 22, who was born in Kyrgyzstan, was named by security services as the attacker who also planted a second device hidden in a fire extinguisher that failed to explode.

Author: 0 Trump revealed location of US nuclear subs in call with Duterte

Needless to say , Trump wasn't expecting that his conversation would be leaked. While the deployment of USS Michigan was publicly known prior to the phone call between the two presidents, it appears that the whereabouts of the USS Cheyenne were only made public a few days after the Duterte-Trump conversation.

Global Trump Tells Israelis: Arab Neighbors in 'Common Cause with You' Against Iran
Author: 0 Trump Tells Israelis: Arab Neighbors in 'Common Cause with You' Against Iran

The direct route that Air Force One took in transporting Trump from Riyadh to Tel Aviv symbolizes the axis that a consistent U.S. policy in the region could promote. In addition, when later visiting Israel , Trump publicly called on Israel and Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries to form a regional coalition against "terrorism" and "extremism".

Author: 0 Donald Trump signals shift in US' Mideast line

He then tucked a prayer note into a deep crevice. In Israel on Monday, he warned of "the threat posed by Iran" through the possibility of it acquiring nuclear weapons and its support of militant groups. Netanyahu too chose to forget how Trump had recently leaned too heavily in favor of the Palestinian Authority's Mahmoud Abbas . 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 ...

Author: 0 Mata dedicates final win to Manchester

They were playing behind the bench, shouting and doing everything. "I had a different role, I supported the team, but what matters is that we won". That's what we've done. "But if you'd told us at the start of the season we'd win three trophies and be in the Champions League we'd have taken it". It was billed as a clash between the efficiency of Mourinho's United against the swagger and youthful exuberance of Ajax .

Global Analytical Preview of Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)
Author: 0 Analytical Preview of Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

John Lawson Thornton as Non-Independent Exec. Chairman and Member of International Advisory Board. Tradewinds Capital Management Llc sold 2,250 shares as F5 Networks Inc (FFIV)'s stock declined 11.30%. Therefore 0 are positive. Kroger had 52 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, June 14, the company rating was initiated by Berenberg.

Author: 0 Father of Accused Manchester Attacker Says His Son Is Innocent

The victims include Nell Jones , 14, eight-year-old Saffie Roussos , Alison Howe, Lisa Lees , Jane Tweddle-Taylor , 50, Martyn Hett, 29 , and Olivia Campbell, 15 , . Ismail was arrested by armed police in Chorlton, south Manchester. Abedi grew up in the Whalley Range area. Neighbours recalled him as a tall, thin young man who often wore traditional dress and did not talk much.

Author: 0 More raids in Manchester as soldiers protect key United Kingdom sites

A spokesman for Libya's counter-terror force said: "We have evidence that he is involved in Daesh (Islamic State) with his brother". "The British police have been very clear that they want to control the flow of information in order to protect operational integrity, the element of surprise, so it is irritating if it gets released from other sources", British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Wednesday when asked about the United States leaks by the BBC.

Global British Police Make Two Further Arrests Over Manchester Attack
Author: 0 British Police Make Two Further Arrests Over Manchester Attack

Abedi's father and younger brother were arrested in Tripoli in Libya , where the family originally come from. Abedi's father is alleged to be a former member of an Al-Qaeda-backed Libyan Islamic Fighter Group. British authorities did not say that the investigation had in fact been compromised by the leaks. Officials say 20 of them are being treated for critical injuries.

Author: 0 EU, Trump at odds on Russian Federation, trade, climate - EU's Tusk

USA first lady Melania Trump cheered up children in a Belgian hospital with Dr. Seuss books and crepe paper flowers while her husband met with European Union leaders. Summoning from the Europeans a greater collective effort for their common defense is all the more hard today because NATO's European members are divided in important ways.

Author: 0 India says it attacked Pakistan army posts in divided Kashmir

The punitive strike comes in the wake of the killing and mutilation of 2 Indian Army soldiers three weeks back. He said the Indian Army was aware that infiltration attempts from across the border would increase as snow has started melting - which would open up the traditional routes of militant incursion.

Author: 0 Oil prices rise in anticipation of extended OPEC-led production cut

Thursday's agreement will extend by nine months a deal made at the end of past year to cut oil production. But the hoped-for benefits could be short-lived. Miswin Mahesh, an oil analyst at Energy Aspects, told CNBC via telephone that "oil prices are always choppy" when OPEC meetings are in session.

Author: 0 China Business Agreement on Natural Gas, Poultry and Beef Has Finalized

China will allow USA beef exports to flow directly to the country for the first time since 2003, and the US will take steps to authorize Chinese imports of cooked poultry . While Trump made the revival of America's coal industry a hallmark of his campaign, his administration seems to be acknowledging the potential jobs bonanza offered by the two dozen applications to build LNG export terminals now under review.

Author: 0 Donald Trump 'praises great job' by Rodrigo Duterte in Philippines drug fight

Trump told the president that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was "either stable or not stable...a madman with nuclear weapons". In metropolitan Manila's Quiapo district, where a bomb blast earlier this month killed two people and wounded four others in a Muslim community, police put up checkpoints on Wednesday, stopping motorists to inspect cars and checking documents of motorcycle riders.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police make seventh arrest in Manchester terror probe

Salman Abedi , 22, died in the attack at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England. The club dedicated their trophy to those killed, while manager Jose Mourinho said they would gladly exchange it if it could bring their lives back. One man was arrested following raids in the Withington area while the other was arrested in the Manchester area, according to the police. In addition to the brother in Manchester, British police officers said they'd detained four potential associates of ...

Global Shelby 'elated' that jury found her not guilty
Author: 0 Shelby 'elated' that jury found her not guilty

Crutcher's twin sister, Tiffany Crutcher , said she won't rest until police reforms are enacted, and that is one of her hopes for the outcome of her family's civil case. She said her brother was murdered by Shelby and police covered it up. "But there's still a family that's been greatly affected, and that's the Crutchers ...

Global Eight police personnel killed in twin roadside bomb attacks in Kenya
Author: 0 Eight police personnel killed in twin roadside bomb attacks in Kenya

In Mandera, in the extreme northeast of Kenya , a governor's convoy was blown up by what the Kenyan Red Cross said appeared to have been a landmine. Kenya's troops are part of the AU force there. Two other officers were injured in the attacks. Abdiasis Abu Musab, al-Shabaab's military operation spokesman, told Reuters: "This afternoon, we attacked the convoy of Ali Roba, Mandera county chief, with a roadside bomb".

Global Ellen DeGeneres books first stand-up special in 15 years
Author: 0 Ellen DeGeneres books first stand-up special in 15 years

The others include Chris Rock , Jerry Seinfeld , Dave Chapelle, Amy Schumer, Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Tracy Morgan and Kevin James . "15 years", Ellen added. DeGeneres previously did two back-to-back standup specials on HBO, the 2001 Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning and the 2003 Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now, both of which earned multiple Emmy nominations.

Global Ariana Grande cancel tour dates following Manchester attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande cancel tour dates following Manchester attack

Before his arrest, Abedi's father said he had last spoken to his son five days ago and he sounded "normal". He did not say where his son was at the time . Abedi also said he was sure Salman had not been a member of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Attacks in cities including Paris, Nice, Brussels, St Petersburg, Berlin and London have shocked Europeans already anxious over security challenges from mass immigration and pockets of domestic Islamic radicalism.

Author: 0 All the subtle ways the Pope just threw shade at Donald Trump

After the meeting, they exchanged gifts. That document helped provide moral inspiration for the Paris climate change agreement, which Trump reportedly is considering abandoning - and if he does, presumably he won't be getting any thank-you notes from the pontiff.

Global Authorities arrest 3 men in connection to Manchester deadly bombing
Author: 0 Authorities arrest 3 men in connection to Manchester deadly bombing

Interior minister Amber Rudd said the 22-year-old had been on the radar of the intelligence community before the attack late Monday at a concert by USA pop star Ariana Grande . Grande, who reportedly is in Boca Raton, Florida, with her family, has kept a low profile since the blast. British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue with Donald Trump on Thursday, a government source told Reuters , after the New York Times published detailed pictures of the crime scene in ...

Author: 0 Trump Wanted Intelligence Chiefs to Deny Russia Collusion Story

Coats and Rogers refused to comply with the requests, which they both deemed to be inappropriate, according to two current and two former officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private communications with the president.

Global Manchester bombing victims: Female police officer killed and husband critical
Author: 0 Manchester bombing victims: Female police officer killed and husband critical

Police are trying to establish if bomber Salman Abedi acted alone or whether there could be a risk of further attacks. Part of that threat assessment is the fear that Abedi could have been working as part of a group of accomplices with possible links to militant groups who have the competence to plot and execute suicide bombings .

Author: 0 North Korean diplomat tells UN that United States is real aggressor

The UNSC is also due to hold a meeting behind closed doors on Tuesday at the request of the US, Japan and South Korea to discuss the North latest Korean launch. This is the second missile launch since South Korean President Moon Jae-in's inauguration on May 10th and is likely to test the new administration's dual approach to the regime of denuclearization and dialogue.

Global Duterte threatens martial law across the Philippines
Author: 0 Duterte threatens martial law across the Philippines

He said the United States didn't want to use them. Duterte's own mind displays frequent signs of fraying, not least when he called Trump's predecessor Barack Obama a "son of a whore". According to the transcript, Trump said he hoped China would act to solve the North Korea problem. In a private call on April 29, Trump praised Duterte for doing an "unbelievable job on the drug problem" in his country, referring to Duterte's violent anti-drug campaign that led to the deaths of almost 9,000 ...

Author: 0 Israel marks 50 years of 'united Jerusalem', but city struggles

Regarding the embassy, Trump repeatedly promised to move the embassy to Jerusalem , asserting: "I'm not a person who breaks a promise". "The Temple Mount and Western Wall will remain forever under Israeli sovereignty", Netanyahu told lawmakers, just two days after President Donald Trump visited the wall.

Global Merkel, Obama to attend podium discussion at Berlin event
Author: 0 Merkel, Obama to attend podium discussion at Berlin event

A participant waves as former United States president Barack Obama leaves the stage after the panel discussion with the German Chancellor during the Protestant church day (Kirchentag) event at the Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor) in Berlin on May 25, 2017.

Global Trump Meets Pope at Vatican
Author: 0 Trump Meets Pope at Vatican

Asked how the meeting with the pope went, Trump said: "Great". Mr Trump is now in Brussels for talks with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and European Union officials. The president and the pontiff exchanged gifts expressing goodwill. Peace as a supreme good was repeated during the exchange of gifts. You either love him or you hate him.

Global John Brennan: Russia interfered in USA election process
Author: 0 John Brennan: Russia interfered in USA election process

In his most direct comments on the matter, Brennan told lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday that he had grown concerned previous year that Moscow was trying to influence the Trump presidential campaign, saying, " Russia clearly had a preference for Trump".

Author: 0 Trump arrives in Brussels amid protest against him

Mr Trump has already announced a massive increase in military spending, and he has demanded that Europe adopt a similar policy. But some leaders Trump was slated to meet with on his trip had been preparing for far worse than the occasional Trump gaffe.

Global Student's service dog gets own headshot in class yearbook
Author: 0 Student's service dog gets own headshot in class yearbook

The dog is now in classes every day, where he sniffs AJ's breath and can alert him if his blood sugar levels are too low or too high. To the school's surprise, the yearbook team agreed to photograph the black dog, who was captured looking adorably apprehensive in the bottom half of the frame right next to his owner.

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