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Manchester Police Arrest 3 Men In Connection To Arena Bombing

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Before the Manchester attacks, Prime Minister Theresa May had said that Britain would continue to share intelligence with the United States and that she had confidence in the relationship between the two countries. Officials are probing how often Abedi had traveled to Libya, which has seen an eruption of armed Islamist groups since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown and killed in 2011. Read More »

Trump, Abbas Call for Revival of Palestinian-Israeli Peace Talks

Speaking at the Prime Minister's residence Tuesday, while hosting Trump, Netanyahu said he looked forward to "working closely" with the Trump administration to advance peace in the region , "because you [Trump] have noted so succinctly that common dangers are turning former enemies into partners". Read More »

South Korea military suspects object crossing border was North Korean balloon

The latest test-firing by North Korea of a intermediate range missile has provoked a furious reaction from the West, South Korea and other regional powers. In September 2015, South Korea triggered an anti-aircraft warning and sent an attack helicopter and fighter jet to track down a drone that crossed the border, without success. Read More »

Who let Jared and Ivanka fly on Shabbat?

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Lookstein told Isaac Herzog, leader of the opposition Zionist Union party, that it was "fake news" that he had given them permission to travel by plane on Shabbat for President Donald Trump's first worldwide trip, the daily Yediot Acharonot newspaper reported on Sunday. Read More »

Police in Manchester arrest 3 men in connection with concert bombing

Britain raised its terror threat level to " critical ", meaning a new attack is believed to be imminent, and soldiers are being deployed to assist armed police, British Prime Minister Theresa May said . 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". "I last had contact with her at half past eight last night", she told the BBC . Read More »

All pomp and no substance in Trump's Israel visit

During his meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday and in speeches throughout the day, President Donald Trump notably omitted any mention of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The under-fire billionaire is due at the Vatican on Wednesday morning for a meeting with the pope, with whom he has clashed on numerous issues ranging from the plight of migrants to unbridled capitalism and climate change. Read More »

Trump Asked Intelligence Officials to Push Back on FBI Russia Probe

Voters were polled during a tumultuous week at the White House which saw the firing of Comey and the appointment of a special counsel to oversee the Russian Federation investigation. Two weeks after the firing of FBI Director James Comey , we're seeing near-daily reports on how President Trump may have engaged in obstruction of justice (and sometimes these revelations come from the president himself ). Read More »

Trump Israel Trip: Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a speech during a visit to the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017 . Noting how Trump did not mention Palestinian statehood or a two-state solution in his public remarks with Abbas, Member of Knesset Ofir Akunis (Likud) said , "This is a huge achievement, on a historic scale, and a big win for anyone opposed to the mistaken and risky idea of a Palestinian terror state in the heart of Israel". Read More »

North Korea: New missile an 'answer' to Trump's policies

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The agency also released pictures of the Earth claimed to be taken from the rocket in space. David Wright, an expert on North Korea's missiles and nuclear program with the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the latest missile could have flown farther but was sacked on a "lofted" trajectory, which sends the missile high up so that it will land in the open seas rather than flying over or splashing down near neighboring countries. Read More »

Theresa May upgrades UK terror threat to highest possible level

Up to 5000 soldiers and special forces personnel, alongside armed police officers, will also deploy on to key streets across the United Kingdom and around expected targets, under a previously revealed plan called "Operation Temperer". Islamic State claimed responsibility for what it called a revenge attack against "Crusaders", but there appeared to be contradictions in its account of the operation. Read More »

Miley Cyrus Dedicates 'Malibu' Performance to Ariana Grande and Manchester Victims

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After Monday night's bad incident at Ariana Grande's Manchester concert, Miley Cyrus , alongside other stars, was quick to express her support and condolences via social media. love love love you". In the end, she urged to stop this unnecessary war that takes more and more lives. Miley took to Instagram where she posted a heartfelt message to the "Side to Side" singer, alongside a picture which shows the two singers dressed in cute animal onesies. Read More »

Did Melania Trump refuse to hold her husband's hand in Israel?

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An irate Netanyahu was filmed trying to grab his arm but Hazan, who was not even invited to the lavish welcome ceremony, had already taken the photo. A auto crashed into a crowd of pedestrians, injuring three people . US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, February 15, 2017. Read More »

Trump asked former Ind. Sen. Dan Coats to deny Russian Federation collusion

At a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee , Coats said Tuesday Russia will be more "unpredictable" in relations with the United States. He noted that the new report is only the latest revelation in what has now been more than a week of bombshell news related to the investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

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

The Media Committee of the Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs and the Palestinian Prisoners' society, present the summary of the 37th day of the collective hunger strike , which was embarked by the prisoners' movement in the Israeli jails, under the title of "Freedom and Dignity strike" since 17th April, 2017. Read More »

Iran to be in far stronger positions, Armenian expert says

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In April 2017, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed that Iran had been complying with the 2015 nuclear deal but said the Trump Administration was weighing whether to unilaterally break the terms of the deal. During his campaign, Rouhani clearly stated his desire to lift the remaining non-nuclear sanctions on Iran, which can only be interpreted as a desire to engage in further diplomatic talks with Washington. Read More »

Zamudio: Is Trump headed to impeachment?

In his latest "Stupid Watergate" segment, the "Last Week Tonight" host weighed in on the whirlwind of news from the past week involving James Comey's investigation into Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, which Trump privately requested Comey end. Read More »

Ex-CIA chief: Worries grew of Trump campaign contacts to Russia

On that very same day, John Brennan , former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, appeared before the House Intelligence Committee, saying, as quoted in The New York Times , that he "had unresolved questions in my mind as to whether or not the Russians had been successful in getting US persons involved in the campaign or not to work on their behalf". Read More »

Philippines' Duterte mulls imposing martial law nationwide

Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, said the militants forced their way into a cathedral in Marawi and seized a priest, 10 worshippers and three church workers. He said the martial law will end if the police and military would tell him that law and order are restored and the situation will be stabilized. According to Lorenzana, the Maute fighters also have occupied the main street of Marawi City called the Quezon Street and two ... Read More »

Melania Trump Rejects Donald Trump's Hand-holding

Newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron also sent a message of support to the United Kingdom, saying: "My thoughts are with the British people, the victims and those close to them". Monday, President Donald and First Lady Melania Trump toured the home of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara. "Standing next to you, President Abbas condemned the horrific attack in Manchester". Read More »

British police name Manchester attacker as Salman Abedi

Queen Elizabeth held a minute's silence at a garden party at Buckingham Palace in London. MANCHESTER, England- The 22-year-old behind the deadly bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester was known to security services, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Wednesday, as the country elevated its terror threat to the highest level for the first time in a decade. Read More »

Martyn Hett confirmed to have died in Manchester Arena Bombing

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Saffie - "a handsome little girl, loved by everyone" according to her headteacher - is the youngest victim of a terror attack in Britain. Another victim was named by her college as Georgina Callander (18), who was studying health and social care at Runshaw College in Leyland, Lancashire. Read More »

Trump praises Duterte's deadly drug war in leaked transcript

The description given by Trump came to light following the release of the transcript of a telephonic conversation between him and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte released by the United States media. The country suffered 14 years of martial law under former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, who was ousted in a peaceful revolution in 1986. Gunmen claiming to have links with the Islamic State group threatened to kill hostages, including a Catholic priest, who were taken from the southern ... Read More »

3 more arrested in Manchester; attacker's Libya ties probed

Rudd also said Abedi had been known to security services before the bombing. The changing of the guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace was cancelled Wednesday so police officers can be re-deployed, Britain's defence ministry said. Britain's national terror threat level was raised late Tuesday to "critical", meaning another attack may be imminent, following the attack on the concert of United States singer Ariana Grande . Read More »

Ariana Grande returns home to Florida after Manchester bombing

Some of the 22 people who died in the attack were teens or young girls. Eight-year-old schoolgirl Saffie Roussos was also killed. "We ran and people were screaming around us and pushing on the stairs to go outside and people were falling down, girls were crying, and we saw these women being treated by paramedics having open wounds on their legs.it was just chaos", said Sebastian Diaz, 19. Read More »

China plays down Duterte claim of war threat

Since taking power past year, Duterte has sought to improve ties with China while deflecting criticism at home that he's failed to assert Philippine claims to disputed territory. "Well, if you force this, we'll be forced to tell you the truth. At the same time, these matters are pursued in the context of maintaining peace and prosperity in the region", Abella said. Read More »

Another bad budget from Trump targets the poor

Critics have already pointed out that Trump's budget plan predicts near-impossible levels economic growth in order to pay for its tax cuts and increased military spending. If they can push this off, they can buy some more time if they get the growth and if they get the spending cuts now. Mulvaney said the budget delivers on campaign promises of increased military spending (up $52 billion from 2017), as well as bumps for border security , immigration oversight and law enforcement. Read More »

U.S. embassy move would 'end peace process': PLO official

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Trump is slated to meet Abbas in Bethlehem following meetings with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Jerusalem Old City from Mount of Olives. In a session during the World Economic Forum, Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator, and former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni both said the two-state solution that leads to the creation of an independent Palestine was a key solution. Read More »

Pope asks Trump to be peacemaker, gives him environmental letter

In standard practice, the pope gave rosaries to the president's visiting US delegation, including first lady Melania Trump and the president's son-in-law and daughter, White House advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump . The two men have in the past clashed on issues such as migration, climate change and a Mexico-US wall. Trump is not scheduled for a press briefing while in Rome, though he is meeting both the Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, and President Sergio Mattarella. Read More »

No deal reached on Greek Eurozone bailout

The IMF is one of the four creditor institutions together with the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). Greece has also demanded more debt relief and, having passed new austerity measures in May, believes it has done more than enough to earn it. Wolfgang Schaeubleand Bruno Le Maire. Read More »

Trump predicts peace deal could affect region

In a joint press conference, Trump and Netanyahu said they will renew efforts to achieve peace with the Palestinians and to confront Iran. Trump, seemingly unamused, then posed for a photo with the controversial politician despite the awkward protests of Netanyahu, who attempted to push Hazan's arm away. Read More »

Tillerson signs global declaration recognizing climate change

Arctic Council ministerial meeting statements have traditionally been long on rhetoric, and short on measurable, accountable, long-term plans to accomplish the things of which they speak. The Arctic Council is an advisory body that promotes cooperation among member nations and indigenous groups. Climate change is particularly prevalent in the Arctic, with temperatures rising at a faster pace than any other part of the world, forcing its inhabitants living near coasts and rivers to move to ... Read More »

Trump wants Mideast peace 'compromise' but admits won't be easy

Kushner reportedly told Herzog, "We are planning to move fast in starting a diplomatic process in order to reach a deal", adding that Greenblatt planned to return Thursday for a followup so as not to leave a "diplomatic vacuum". The president was in Rome on Tuesday for a meeting with Pope Francis . We just got back from the Middle East. Critics, however, said that the visit was too brief , and that the note Trump left in the museum's remembrance book was a little too perfunctory. Read More »