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British police make two more arrests after Manchester bombing

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May also said Thursday that progress is being made in the Manchester bombing investigation noted the national threat level remains critical - meaning another attack may be imminent. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the bomber, Salman Abedi , "likely" did not act alone in the attack. If travel and behavior are two things which could have flagged Abedi as a threat to United Kingdom intelligence agencies, it appears there was sufficient evidence of both in recent weeks. Read More »

Manchester Attack Suspect Salman Abedi's Father and 2 Brothers Arrested

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Almost 1,000 soldiers are being deployed on Britain's streets to support the police. The suspect, a 22-year-old British-born national of Libyan descent name Salman Abedi , lived less than four miles from the arena. May said she planned to raise the issue to Trump at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, hoping to "make clear to President Trump that intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure". Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation withholds Comey memos from House panel

The Post , sourcing current and former USA officials, reported Monday that Trump appealed to both Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers to publicly deny there was any collusion between his camp and Russian Federation during the election, but both refused to do so. Read More »

Lib Dem's Pledge "Zero Waste Act" in Election Manifesto

The context was that Tim Farron gave the Liberal Democrats that description because he said it was so resilient it could survive a nuclear holocaust. The party also commits to legalising cannabis, suggesting it could raise £1bn in tax revenue. Britain's Liberal Democrats party published its manifesto on Wednesday, including a commitment to work towards outlawing caste discrimination and re-introducing a post-study work visa for graduates in science, technology, engineering and ... Read More »

Basquiat painting fetches record US$110.5m at NY auction

In India rupees, applying an exchange rate of ₹64.80, it translates to a staggering ₹716 crores. The piece was purchased by noted Japanese collector and entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa after a 10-minute bidding war. The canvas had been virtually unseen in public since being bought in 1984 for US$19,000. The company had valued the painting at more than $60 million. Read More »

Donald and Melania Trump vs. Barack and Michelle Obama

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As the US President and First Lady stepped off the presidential plane, he tried to grasp his wife's hand at the top of the staircase, but she pulled away with lightning fast reflexes. Others suggested Donald Trump simply withdrew his hand before his wife could take it. The state of the Trump's union has been the subject of scrutiny in recent weeks after the first lady's verified personal Twitter account liked a tweet about her dramatic change in facial expressions at the inauguration when ... Read More »

China calls for new talks with North Korea on nukes

The South said the balloons were likely to have come from inside North Korea . South Korea's largest news organization Yonhap reported that shots were fired at a local time around 4 pm when the device flew near South Korea's Eastern Gangwon province. Read More »

Pope Francis, Trump Hold Landmark Meeting

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Of course, it's possible that Pope Francis was just trying to make small talk, and potica happened to be the only Slovenian word that the Buenos Aires native could think of. President Donald Trump , on his first global tour, which also included stops in Saudi Arabia and Israel. The pope also gave Trump a medallion depicting an olive branch as a symbol of peace. Read More »

Former Trump campaign chairman provides Russia-related documents to intel panels

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But I know that there was a sufficient basis of information and intelligence that required further investigation by the ( FBI ) to determine whether or not US persons were actively conspiring, colluding with Russian officials". He was asked about a Washington Post that said Trump asked Coats and Michael Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, to push back against an FBI investigation that's been examining potential coordination between Moscow and the presidential campaign. Read More »

3 foreign climbers dead, 1 missing near top of Mount Everest

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The Mackay man, named as Francesco Marchetti, was suffering from altitude sickness when he died while climbing down to a lower camp from the North Col route at an altitude of 7500 metres, the Himalayan Times reported . The Indian mountaineer Ravi Kumar, 27, reached the top Saturday, but has been missing since then, since his contact had been lost. The Sherpa guide left the climber at the balcony with supplementary oxygen after he failed to walk. Read More »

Raabta in trouble! Magadheera makers files case against the film

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So if someone is saying that Raabta reminds them of Magadheera , then it should also remind them of every other past-life film that has ever been made in the country. Recently, at a media interaction, Sushant opened up about his role in the film and said, "The story has captured two eras". Taking a look at the trailer and Sushant's statements, it won't be wrong to say that the claim of Maghadheera's makers would be entirely baseless. Read More »

Senate Intelligence Committee Using Subpoenas To Pursue Russia Probe

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Flynn, a retired general, is a key witness in the Russian Federation investigations because of his ties to Moscow. Lawmakers of other key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI Director James Comey was ousted amid the intensifying investigations into Russia's interference with the USA election. Read More »

India's plea on Kulbhushan Jadhav 'unnecessary': Pakistan tells ICJ

Battling Pakistan in the UN's highest judicial body, India said the situation was grave and urgent, prompting it to approach the court "at such short notice". He said that ICJ is not a criminal court and can not decide such type of cases relating to national security. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) today denied permission to Pakistan to play a purported "confessional" video of retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav at a public hearing here. Read More »

Ukip to launch manifesto as election campaigns remain on hold

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Paul Nuttall insists UKIP is "more important" than ever before ahead of the official unveiling of the party manifesto in Westminster on Thursday. "In fact, Ukip is more important now than it has ever been because Ukip is the insurance policy for the country to ensure that we get the Brexit that people voted for previous year". Read More »

Pakistan condemns commendation to Indian Army officer Gogoi

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On Facebook , self-employed Abhijit Baruah said: "Asom gourab Major Leetul Gogoi Zindabad (long live Major Leetul Gogoi, pride of Assam)!" "This is grossly inhumane... Col Anil Kaul (retd), who had served in the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) in Sri Lanka, said Gogoi deserved more than a commendation card because of his "out-of-the-box thinking". Read More »

No trace of missing Sukhoi on second day of search

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Search operations are on, however, the Indian Air Force has a chequered history when it comes to crashes in Arunachal Pradesh. Su-30 aircrafts with reconnaissance capability were also being utilised for locating the missing aircraft. On hearing the news, the distressed family members have left for Tezpur IAF base in Assam. Beijing claims parts of Arunachal Pradesh in India's northeast as South Tibet. Read More »

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

Flynn, a retired general, is a key witness in the Russian Federation investigations because of his ties to Moscow. BRENNAN: I have, unfortunately, grudging respect for Russian intelligence capabilities. "I was convinced in the summer that the Russians were trying to interfere in the election". His overall point was something damning in a different way: Trump aides were in regular contact with Russia and never stopped to ask themselves whom they were actually working with or why Russians ... Read More »

Several killed after explosions hit Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

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The bombing also left 64 people wounded, of whom 20 were receiving critical care for highly traumatic injuries to major organs and to limbs, a health official said. He denied having ties to any of Libya's militant groups, including the Libya Islamic Fighting Group, which was linked to al-Qaida. Rudd said up to 3,800 soldiers could be deployed on Britain's streets, taking on guard duties to free up police to focus on patrols and investigation. Read More »

UP: One killed, women molested on Jewar-Bulandshahr highway

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The criminals gangraped the four women of the same family and shot dead a male relative when he objected to women being harassed by the goons. The victims were also looted of their valuables and cash. In a similar incident on July 29, at the National Highway passing through Bulandshahr, a woman and her minor daughter were raped after some miscreants stopped their vehicle. Read More »

Ariana Grande returns to USA after attack

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In the aftermath of the attack, Ramadan has argued his son was innocent and that his family is a peaceful one. Following the explosion that killed 22 people and injured 64 outside a concert by pop star Ariana Grande, Theresa May announced that the United Kingdom terror threat level had been raised to "critical", meaning an attack is expected imminently . Read More »

Manchester police hunt 'network' behind bomber

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Minaj had also been in London filming her No Frauds video on the city's Westminster Bridge in March (17), just three days before a man rammed his auto into pedestrians there and then ran onto the grounds of the Houses of Parliament, where he fatally stabbed an unarmed police officer. Read More »

CBSE will announce Classes 10 and 12 results on time, says Javadekar

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The CBSE was gearing up to announce the results this week without moderation of marks. Panelists join India Today's Preeti Choudhry over a discussion on the contentious marks moderation policy , what the marks moderation policy is, whether these experiments are hurting education and why should students suffer. Read More »

Israel defense chief appears to confirm Trump leaked intel

Hoenlein added, "The president unambiguously acknowledged the "ancient and eternal" connection of the Jewish people to Israel ". Nachman Shai, a Zionist Union politician and chair of the Knesset's Lobby for US-Israel Relations, was upbeat when talking to The AJN during the trip. Read More »

Senate Intelligence Committee issues two new Flynn subpoenas

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Burr added that if there is no response from Flynn, the committee may consider pursuing a contempt of Congress charge. Even the phrase - " taking the Fifth " - evokes some powerful associations, as Flynn's former boss, Donald Trump , noted in a speech last September 28 in Iowa. Read More »

Death Toll from Ariana Grande Concert Bombing Could Rise

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The attack left 22 people dead and more than 60 others wounded. Another brother, Ismail Abedi , 23, was arrested by counter-terror officers in the U.K. Just under 1,000 soldiers have already been deployed, initially in London , then elsewhere . Police claim he had prior knowledge of the attack and said he may have been planning his own atrocity. Read More »

Manchester police names bomb suspect hours after USA leaks

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Government". Police said three suspects were arrested Wednesday around Manchester , and Abedi's father told The Associated Press that Abedi's brother Ismail was arrested Tuesday in the area. The French minister's remarks also go beyond information provided so far by British authorities. The newspaper said there were no initial details of the type and strength of the explosive used in the attack . Read More »

Pope Francis Gives Trump Copy of His Encyclical on Climate Change

Meanwhile, Trump and the Pope exchanged gifts, with Trump offering a box filled with books written by Martin Luther King, while the pontiff reciprocated with a large medallion that depicted an olive branch (via Sky News ). The pope responded by questioning then-presidential candidate Trump's Christian faith, saying his plan to build a wall on the border with Mexico had no basis in the Gospel. Read More »

Tensions, clashes as Israel marks 50th Jerusalem Day

Drawing a contrast with Tillerson and breaking rank with the White House , U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said May 17 that Israel's capital city "should be Jerusalem " and "the [U.S.] embassy should be moved to Jerusalem ". Read More »

Merkel's party wins vote in rivals' German heartland

Armin Laschet (C), Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader in North Rhine-Westphalia, celebrates their victory in Dusseldorf, Germany , on May 14, 2017. Other parties trailed far behind the two leaders. It is also hard day for him personally. Governor Hannelore Kraft of the Social Democratic closes her eyes as she steps down after the state election in the western German state of Northrhine-Westphalia in Duesseldorf, Germany, Sunday, May 14, 2017. Read More »

Father of Manchester bomber says he didn't expect attack

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A government source told the Guardian newspaper, "Protests have been lodged at every relevant level between the British authorities and our USA counterparts". A spokesman for the National Police Chiefs council said the publication of the images could undermine their investigation. British Army soldiers are led by a police officer into Buckingham Palace in central London on May 24, 2017. Read More »

Trump Says Trip Shows Him Israel, Palestine 'Ready for Peace'

Trump arrived in Bethlehem in a motorcade, crossing a checkpoint at Israel's controversial separation wall, and was greeted by Abbas and other dignitaries outside the presidential palace, The Washington Examiner reported. He said they killed "so many young, beautiful, innocent people living and enjoying their lives". "But with determination, compromise, and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal", he said. Read More »