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Trump at Vatican for talks with Pope


Tillerson said Trump still has not made up his mind whether he'll withdraw the US from the 2015 deal. No agenda was revealed, except that afterward, Trump could be heard saying, "Thank you". US First Lady Melania Trump (C) sits with children during a visit to the Pediatric Hospital Bambin Gesù, on May 24, 2017 in Rome. Wednesday's meeting also included an exchange between Francis and the first lady, who wore a veil in accordance with Vatican tradition. Read More »

Taiwan should be included in South China Sea negotiations: rep


Vietnam and China reached a bilateral agreement regarding their competing claims and conflicting forces in the South China Sea . The second leaders-level meeting that the Philippines will convene this year will be held in November, together with ASEAN's dialogue partners such as Australia, China , India, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Russia and the United States. Read More »

Israel and Arab states have 'common cause over Iranian threat'


White House aides have played down expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Trump's stop, casting it as more symbolic than substantive. State photographers were on hand to capture the moment, which quickly spawned memes from social media users who likened the U.S. President to everything from comic book characters to blockbuster movie villains. Read More »

3 more arrested in Manchester bombing

British officials have not commented on whether Abedi had links to IS or other extremist groups. Bin Salem says the elder Abedi was detained for interrogation. The sweeping investigation has caused friction between US and British security and intelligence officials. Home Secretary Amber Rudd, who said Abedi had been known to British security officials, complained Wednesday about USA officials leaking sensitive information about Abedi to the media, saying that could hinder Britain's ... Read More »

Republican Congressional candidate in Montana accused of assaulting reporter


Alicia Acuna, a reporter for Fox News Channel, wrote on the channel's website that she and a Fox News crew were in the room setting up an interview with Gianforte when a man she later learned was Jacobs approached the candidate. Greg Gianforte , the Republican congressional candidate from Montana who had a physical altercation Wednesday with a journalist, is a tech entrepreneur and multimillionaire who sold his self-made company RightNow Technologies to Oracle in 2012. Read More »

The Trump Effect: One Path To A New NATO


Trump, during his meeting with Prime Minister Michel, pledged to work together on various problems and emphasised that terrorism was number one problem, CNBC News reported. Currently NATO has a very small training mission ongoing in Iraq, described by one source as a "handful", but nothing in Libya or Syria. And while they agree with the chief of the alliance's most powerful member that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation can do more to fight terrorism, they say it can be achieved with more of ... Read More »

'We played for the people who died' - Pogba


The title comes two days after a terrorist attack claimed the lives of at least 22 people in Manchester . " We played for the people who died ", Pogba told BT Sport . "Since the beginning we had this in our minds and the way we played the final was very intelligent". "It was a sad day and we all felt that, and then we had to obviously go out and try to put a performance in to win the game". Read More »

Donald Trump holds talks with the Pope

The daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump , who as a White House adviser is seen as having increasing influence, met the women while accompanying her father on his first foreign trip. Peter's Basilica, and the president offered a new assessment of the pope. President Trump - after yesterday's upbeat family meeting with Pope Francis - is expected to affirm the U.S.'s commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation at a ceremony in Brussels today, while reveling in a move by member ... Read More »

Manchester police presence increased as Britain faces raised threat

Government officials said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed to Buckingham Palace, Parliament and other high-profile sites across the country. 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 . Read More »

Top newspaper calls on Brazil leader to quit

Bills making their way through Congress that would loosen labor laws and shore up the pension system - two measures Temer has said are vital to restoring investor confidence in Brazil - have now stalled. The hush money allegations have plunged Brazil back into political turmoil less than a year after Temer played a key role in the impeachment of his predecessor, former President Dilma Rousseff . Read More »

Trump visits Israel's Holocaust Museum, hails Jewish people

Nahid Siamdoust , a lecturer at Yale's MacMillan Center for global and Area Studies and author of " Soundtrack of the Revolution: The Politics of Music in Iran ", discusses how Iran is viewing President Trump's Middle East trip, and explains what's behind the increase in tensions. Read More »

BELLWETHER: Pope Francis and President Trump: Ford vs. Motorcade


Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters afterward that Pope Francis encouraged Trump to keep the the Paris climate change agreement. "I hope you do", Trump said. In a lighter moment, Francis referred to Trump's imposing bulk by asking his wife Melania , "What do you feed him on?" A Vatican statement said the meeting was "cordial" and that the Vatican hoped there could be "serene collaboration" between the USA government and the American Catholic Church, ... Read More »

More Arrested In Manchester; Attacker's Libya Ties Probed

France's interior minister said Abedi is believed to have also traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group. Monday's bombing, which killed 22 people and wounded 64, also resulted in the cancellation of next week's London premiere of the superhero film Wonder Woman and increased security for a music festival this weekend featuring pop star Katy Perry in the northern English city of Hull. Read More »

Chelsea Manning has been liberated


Supporters say a video of a Baghdad airstrike she made public exposed war crimes the United States committed during the Iraq war, but opponents point to a subsequent dump of 251,287 State Department cables as evidence she was indiscriminately leaking information and jeopardized the lives and work of us intelligence analysts. Read More »

God Brought You Back, Aisha Buhari Tells Freed Chibok Girls


After a stop at a military base in Banki near the border with Cameroon, the girls were flown to the capital Abuja for a meeting with President Buhari. April 2014: Boko Haram extremists kidnap 276 schoolgirls from Chibok in northern Nigeria, the region where the insurgency emerged several years ago. Read More »

What we know about the Manchester bomber

Collomb, who spoke with May after the attack , said the two countries should continue cooperating closely on counterterrorism efforts despite Britain's pending exit from the 28-nation European Union. Rawlinson says "she was academically a very gifted student, very hard-working". The Palace of Westminster, which houses the British Parliament in London , was also closed Wednesday to all those without passes, and tours and events there were cancelled until further notice. Read More »

Nepal officials doubtful about 4 bodies reported on Everest


On Tuesday May 23, 2017, sherpa rescuers have found the bodies of four climbers inside a tent on the highest camp on Mount Everest. According to Reuters , at present, officials have not been able to identify the deceased climbers because none of the climbing expeditions now on the mountain have reported any missing members. Read More »

Reporter says GOP U.S. House candidate 'body slammed' him in Montana


His spokesman said Gianforte did not oversee his portfolio on a day-to-day basis. "Heard very angry yelling (as did all the volunteers in the room) - sounded like Gianforte ". After asking Jacobs to lower the recorder, Jacobs declined. Democrats are seeing a revitalized base after Democrat Jon Ossoff almost scored a win in a heavily conservative House district in Georgia last month and a better-than-expected performance in a special House election in Kansas earlier in April. Read More »

Iglesias, Kinsler lead Tigers to 6-3 win over Astros


Kinsler padded the lead to 2-0 when he scored on a double play ball later in the frame. Mikie Mahtook's two-run homer in the seventh inning provided the Detroit offense. Evan Gattis , and Norichika Aoki hit sacrifice flies in the third and fourth innings, respectively, to tie it at 2-2. Alex Bregman homered in the ninth for the Astros , his third of the year and his third hit of the game. Read More »

Forsythe, Dodgers win it in 13th after Kershaw duels Lynn

Grichuk scored from second on a Kershaw's wild pitch that Grandal was unable to retrieve fast enough near the Dodgers' dugout, forcing extra innings. It was the first game in more than a month for Forsythe, who had been out due to fractured toe and a strained hamstring. The Cardinals and Dodgers will see plenty of each other in a short amount of time. Read More »

President Trump meets with Pope Francis at Vatican


For her part, Melania may have misheard the question and replied "pizza" but her team were quick to confirm that she had in fact understood the Pope perfectly and enjoyed his comic offering. Before parting, Trump told the head of the Catholic Church, "I won't forget what you said". Popular Video SNL is not a fan of the Trump administration, and it shows with every new skit they produce. Read More »

Black lawmaker received racist threats after calling for impeachment


The Texas Democrat, who is black, has since been bombarded by anonymous callers who threatened to lynch him and used racial slurs against him. Green delivered extended remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives last Wednesday urging his colleagues to begin impeachment proceedings following the revelation that former FBI Director James Comey wrote in a memo that Trump had asked Comey to end his investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Read More »

Day after Manchester attack: Soldiers on United Kingdom streets

After arresting a 23-year-old man on Tuesday from south Manchester , where Abedi lived, police said they had arrested four more men on Wednesday. Investigators are trying to piece together the last movements of Abedi, whose parents had reportedly fled the regime of Muammar Gaddafi. Read More »

China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on United States sanctions push


Traditionally, the United States and China have negotiated new sanctions before involving the 13 other UN Security Council members. The missile, while not created to reach beyond most of the USA bases in South Korea and Japan, can be fired with nearly no preparation time from the back of a mobile launcher, giving North Korea more stealth in its launches, as well as the ability to retaliate in the case of a strike against it, experts say. Read More »

In Trump's private moments, it's small talk and compliments


That's also a departure from the Obama administration, as the White House's differences with Israel were at times publicly aired and Obama had at times publicly blasted Israel over certain issues. But he also touched on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, again vowing he was "personally committed" to helping the two sides reach a deal. "Making peace , however, will not be easy". Read More »

Roman Catholics Hope Vatican Visit Will Signal Trump-Pope Reset

After a highly anticipated meeting, Pope Francis appears to have left his mark on President Donald Trump . Some listeners apparently thought they heard "pizza", and the pool report of the meeting said they used the word " potizza ", and identified the food in question as "apparently a Slovenian treat". Read More »

'No attack on Indian posts by Pakistan'

The Pakistan army refuted those claims, too, saying that Pakistani soldiers would never disrespect another soldier, even if they were Indian. The observers were informed that the Indian army violated ceasefire agreement on May 10, 13 and 16, said an earlier statement issued by the ISPR. Read More »

Scotland: Bishop comforts families of teenagers caught in Manchester attack

Two young girls from Barra have been caught up in the tragic attack on the Manchester Arena by a suicide bomber, which has resulted in 22 deaths and 59 injured. Bishop McGee said: "This is a time of awful anguish for the MacLeod and MacIntyre families". "While everyone in the community is affected, it is the families of Eilidh and Laura who are in the greatest pain. Read More »

Pogba remembers victims of Manchester attack


It obviously takes happiness from our achievement. "If we could, we would obviously change the people's lives for this cup, immediately", Morinho said after the game. Goalscorer Pogba also dedicated the win to the city. "There are lots of poets in football, the poets don't win many titles, we knew where they were better than us, and us better than them", he said. Read More »

Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs

Then there are four congressional committees conducting investigations, two per chamber, with separate but overlapping jurisdictional powers. Republicans support the special counsel even though most agree with the President's claim that the investigation into links between the Trump campaign and the Russians is the " single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history ". Read More »

Kim Jong-un Declares New Missile Combat Ready


In 2014 South Korean officials claimed several North Korean drones had crossed the border. Some observers suspect that the Hwasong-12 may be the technological foundation for a future intercontinental ballistic missile , the weapon necessary for North Korea to make good on its threats and strike targets in the U.S. Read More »

Pentagon Officials Are Alarmed Trump Revealed Submarine Locations to Philippines' President


The order was issued shortly after Duterte's spokesman, Ernesto Abella made an announcement on behalf of the president declaring martial law in the region yesterday, after fierce clashes between the army and the Daesh militant group. Now, they can also arrest and detain people indefinitely without charging them, and Duterte has suggested he might go even further. In addition to North Korea, Trump and Duterte discussed other topics, among them the Philippines' drug problem. Read More »

Iranian president calls U.S. relations 'a curvy road'

SADJADPOUR: Well, I think the paradox that Trump failed to acknowledge about Iran is on one hand, its leadership has played a malign role in the Middle East, supporting the Syrian dictator, Bashar Assad, and Shiite militias. "It was not the central part of our conversations", Tillerson told reporters aboard Air Force One as the US delegation flew from Saudi Arabia to Israel earlier Monday. Read More »