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Kuwait next to back oil production cap extension


The OPEC agreement was supported by 11 non-OPEC states, which joined the deal by promising to jointly reduce oil output by 558,000 barrels per day. Russia's Minister for Energy, Alexander Novak, said that the Russian budget may receive additional 1.5 trillion rubles this year due to the reduction in oil production and the position of oil prices on the level of 50-60 dollars per barrel. Read More »

Ariana Grande Will Perform Benefit Concert in Manchester


She said the world came together at her concerts: "When you look into the audience at my shows, you see a handsome, diverse, pure, happy crowd". She then cited her plans to return to the "incredibly brave" city of Manchester in order to lend support to her fans, as well as raise funds for the victims and their families . Read More »

American circus stages final show


Clarissa Williams, of West Hempstead, N.Y., poses with her daughter Nylah, 8, after seeing one of the final shows of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus at the Nassau Veteran's Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Saturday, May 20, 2017. Read More »

Manchester police suspend info-sharing with US


The attack was the latest in a series of deadly incidents across Europe claimed by IS that have coincided with an offensive on the group's redoubts in Syria and Iraq carried out by US, British and other Western forces. Chivers got the crime scene photos he analyzed in his story or who the officials that leaked Abedis' name against the wishes of Manchester police were. Read More »

Trump Delays Decision on Paris Climate Accord as Allies Reaffirm Commitment


Trump said at Naval Air Station Sigonella, in Sicily. "The entire discussion about climate was very hard, if not to say very dissatisfying", she said, Reuters reported. "The leaders from Europe, Canada, and Japan have made it crystal clear that they intend to fully implement their national commitments under the Paris Agreement ". Read More »

Fans, musicians react to death of music legend Gregg Allman

Allman was born in Nashville, 1947 and raised in Florida after his father was killed in a shooting. " Laid Back " also featured a cover of "These Days", an elegiac ballad written by Jackson Browne, who on occasion roomed with Allman while he was living in Los Angeles in the 1960s. Read More »

New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Characters Revealed In Awesome Images

For V.F.: set design by Mary Howard. This sounds like the polar opposite of A New Hope's Cantina. For a full look at Annie Leibovitz's photos , check out the next page. It is well known that Luke Skywalker was barely in The Force Awakens and that he will have a large part in The Last Jedi . There she presided over an elaborate shoot involving the denizens of Canto Bight, the decadent casino city of which V.F. Read More »

Hacker threat about stolen movie was a hoax, says Disney CEO

Darkness claimed to have stolen an incomplete cut of the film and demanded a ransom of 2 bitcoins per month until September. Reports of Disney having allegedly been hacked and held to ransom recently broke, just days before the much-anticipated release of the Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales movie. Read More »

Pope Francis turns two Portuguese shepherd children into Catholic saints


The alleged apparitions, seen only by the trio, were followed by odd phenomena on October 13, 1917, when some 70,000 onlookers waiting for a sign of the Virgin are said to have seen the sun dancing in the sky. The Vatican, for instance, has yet to recognise the reported continuous apparitions of the Virgin Mary in the Bosnian town of Medjugorje since 1981. Read More »

AP reports Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria


Kislyak, according to The Post , told higher-ups in Moscow that Kushner suggested the proposal in a December meeting at Trump Tower - which former national security adviser Michael Flynn also attended. Of interest to the Federal Bureau of Investigation is likely Mr Kushner's several meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. "We're not going to comment on Jared", White House Economic Council Director Gary Cohn told reporters in an off-camera press briefing Saturday. Read More »

Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Care Bill's Flaws

By contrast, 20 percent said they would be more likely to vote for a Senator who supports it, while 31 percent say the issue wouldn't affect their vote. Under current law, insurance companies have to cover maternity care and they can't bump up your premium if you get pregnant. That is because some states would seek waivers from health-care market rules that would allow healthy people to segregate themselves in their own low-priced risk pool , leaving sicker people with skyrocketing costs. Read More »

Teen Mom 2's Jenelle Evans Reaches Custody Agreement Over Son Jace


Speaking to People , Jenelle said that Jace has been asking her when he's going to be able to live with her. 'She still isn't giving up my son to me but I will fight again in the future when the time is right'. Jenelle Evans asserts that her mom has been "keeping Jace from her" and has previously stated that her mother would not allow her to see her own son on Mother's Day. Read More »

Trump isolated at G7 talks over climate


German weekly Der Spiegel quoted Mr Trump as saying in a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday that Germans were "very bad" regarding vehicle exports to the US. In the final communiqué at the end of two-day their summit in Sicily, the heads of the world's seven leading industrialized democracies acknowledged that the United States stood apart on the 195-nation Paris agreement to cut pollution levels. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to tackle terror

Refused to say he supported the renewal of the Trident nuclear deterrent , but promised Labour would be "going ahead" with it. The Tories on the other hand have experienced a fallout over, among other promises, the so-called "dementia tax" on care costs of older people introduced in their manifesto. Read More »

Kislyak: Kushner Wanted Link to Kremlin


The most recent reports - which cited U.S. officials as sources - said Mr Kushner had spoken with Moscow's ambassador, Sergei Kisylak, about setting up a backchannel using Russian diplomatic facilities in America. Congress is also looking into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election and any Trump campaign ties. A secret line with Russia could have allowed the Trump transition and Russian officials to communicate outside of the scrutiny of the departing Obama administration. Read More »

Legendary musician Gregg Allman dies at 69

Allman was born in Nashville, Tennessee, and died 69 years later at his home in Savannah , Georgia . Many of their songs were marked by Allman's soulful, weathered voice, which even in his early recordings, said Sheryl Crow, "sounded like he'd already lived a thousand lifetimes". Read More »

Police have nabbed 'large part' of Manchester bomber's network

The woman, whose identity was not immediately known, was released without charges a few hours after her arrest last night in connection with the explosion, the deadlies terror attack in Britain since the 2005 London bombings. An incident reported in the Hulme area of Manchester caused a brief period of alarm before authorities gave the all clear. The suspect was carrying a package, the contents of which officers were investigating. Read More »

KISS concert in Manchester canceled after terrorist attacks


Members of the public gather to attend a candlelit vigil to honor the victims of Monday evening's terror attack in Manchester . Police are holding eight people in custody in connection with the attack, which killed 22 people, and Manchester's Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said the arrests were significant. Read More »

Southern rock founding father Gregg Allman dies at age 69

Allman died at his home in Savannah, Georgia, according to a statement posted to his official website . Allman played his last concert in October as health problems forced him to cancel other 2016 shows. FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005 file photo , Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band performs at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa, as part of their Antigone Rising Tour. Read More »

Celine Dion and Drake win big at Billboard Music Awards

If you thought Celine Dion's performance of her song My Heart Will Go On had everyone talking, then you might have missed Cher's return to the stage. When I was really young my mom said, 'You're not going to be the smartest, you're not going to be the prettiest. When the Billboard Music Awards announced her appearance, Dion readily admitted, "I'm more than thrilled". Read More »

Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester victims

A British official said that Manchester police will stop sharing bombing investigation information with US amid fury over leaks. Greater Manchester Police tweeted that the man was taken into custody in the suburb of Moss Side. In addition, officials in Libya said they arrested another brother, Hashem Abedi, and their father, Ramadan Abedi. "My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester Attack and their loves ones", Grande wrote. Read More »

Reaction to the death of music legend Gregg Allman

In a career of many highs and lows, Allman told me he would always hold a special place for The Allman Brothers Band track Whipping Post , a song he penned for band's debut release in 1969. He was a hard drinker and used plenty of heroin and other drugs, leading to a diagnosis of hepatitis C in 1999, which led to a liver transplant in 2010 . Read More »

Lawyer says Kushner wants to cooperate in probe

One likely area of interest for investigators would be Kushner's own meetings with Russians, given that such encounters with a variety of Trump associates are at the root of the sprawling probe, now overseen by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller. Read More »

Are US intelligence leaks jeopardizing Manchester attack investigation?


Ariana Grande , whose concert in Manchester, England was the site of a horrific terrorist bombing this week, says she will return to the city for a benefit concert "in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families". Mark Rowley , Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations in the Metropolitan Police Service, said detectives had made "immense progress" in the investigation, but warned there were still "important lines of inquiry" to pursue. Read More »

Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert


British Prime Minister Theresa May said after chairing a security meeting in London that she would "make clear" to US President Donald Trump that shared intelligence must be secured. The US pop star said her "heart, prayers and deepest condolences" are with those affected by the bombing in a lengthy statement on Twitter . Abedi's father and brother were also arrested by anti-terrorism authorities in Libya . Read More »

Arsenal Beat Chelsea 2-1 to Lift FA Cup

However, Arsenal came right back with a goal of their own on a diving header from Aaron Ramsey . The Wales worldwide midfielder started the tie and played for the entire 90 minutes, as the Gunners registered a 2-1 victory over their Premier League rivals. Read More »

Trump aide sought secret channel with Kremlin


National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said that so-called "back-channeling" was normal. Jared Kushner is reported to have made the proposal during a meeting with Russia's ambassador to Washington in December, according to the Washington Post . Read More »

Manchester bombing: 'Forgive me' - attacker's final call to mum

Trump was widely criticised this month after it emerged he had discussed sensitive Syria-related intelligence, originating from an ally, with Russian officials at a White House meeting. Salman Abedi's brothers Ismail, 23 and Hashem Abedi, 20 were also arrested. Manchester Police Chief Ian Hopkins said these past few days have been intense for the officers and staff of the department, but that they continue to make progress. Read More »

Iowa gets past Maryland 9-8 in Big Ten tourney

The Huskers could only manage a Miller single in the ninth, before Alvarado grounded into a game ending double play. "We had some guys step up big". Nebraska (35-20-1) finished the Big Ten tournament with a record of 1-2 after a season-high 15 strikeouts thwarted any hope of a comeback. Read More »

'Man Utd need more than Griezmann' - Capello criticises boring Europa League winners

Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann is top of the list, with the France global admitting there is a six out of 10 chance of joining United and tha he is "ready to leave" the Spanish capital. "This was about trying to play Champions League next season". Manchester United should hold a victory parade for their Europa League success in the wake of this week's bomb attack in Manchester , according to the club's former defender Phil Neville. Read More »

Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman'


Despite criticism on social media, much of it from men, some such screenings are selling out. While most women rejoiced after learning the news, some were not happy the theater was donating to Planned Parenthood . As for " Wonder Woman ", the Alamo in Brooklyn posted a statement online , asking what better way to celebrate the most iconic superheroine than with "an all-female screening?" "So lasso your geeky girlfriends together and grab your tickets to this celebration of one of the ... Read More »