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Trump Wants to 'Move Fast' on Israel Peace Deal

Instead, Trump told the crowd of gathered dignitaries, members of Knesset, religious leaders and others that "the ties of the Jewish people to this Holy Land are ancient and eternal". Still, White House officials played down prospects for a breakthrough on this trip, saying it was important to manage their ambitions as they wade into terrain that has tripped up more experienced diplomats. Read More »

Ariana Grande Concerts Canceled at Least Through June 5

In addition to those killed in the concert bombing, Manchester officials raised to 119 the number of people who sought medical treatment after the attack. Asked if he was known to the intelligence services, she said: "the security services will know a lot of people, it doesn't mean they are expected to arrest everybody that they know but it is somebody that they had known before and I'm sure when this investigation concludes we'll be able to find out more". Read More »

United Kingdom steps up military patrols; probes attacker's Libya ties


British police have so far arrested eight men and one woman in relation to the attack in relation to the attack which killed 22 people and injured scores more during an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday. Under the plan, armed troops will be deployed to guard "key locations" such as Buckingham Palace, Downing Street, the Palace of Westminster and embassies, Scotland Yard said. Read More »

Commissioner Quarles praises end of Chinese beef import embargo

Hailing the 10-point agreement, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said: "This is more than has been done in the whole history of US- China relations on trade ". CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Dan Ikenson, director of the Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies at the Cato Institute about the significance of the recent China-U.S. Read More »

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

It estimated that a nine-month extension would result in a 950,000 barrels a day production increase in the U.S., undermining Opec's efforts. "While WTI Crude is likely to appreciate higher if OPEC and Non-OPEC producers extend the current output cut deal by another nine months, the question still remains of how U.S Shale will react", said Otunuga. Read More »

Indian Army wreck Pakistan post across Line of Control

At the time when concerns are mounting over escalating violence in Kashmir in view of violence between separatists and army forces, the Indian army gave a very strong reply to Pakistani troops by damaging their army posts. The video showed what looked like a forested area being bombed and smoke and fire billowing up after the explosion. "We salute the valour and sacrifice of the Indian Army". Read More »

'Furious' UK reportedly stops sharing intelligence with U.S. following Manchester attack leak

The government said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed Wednesday in high-profile sites in London and elsewhere, replacing police, who can work on counter-terrorism duties. Abdalla Yousef, a spokesman for the Didsbury Mosque in Manchester which the Abedi family used to frequent, said Salman's father and brother had prayed there but Salman usually worshipped at another mosque. Read More »

Kenya: Police officers killed in al-Shabab bomb attack


In Kenya, meanwhile, witnesses and local authorities said eight security officers were killed in two separate roadside explosions in the country's northeast, near the border with Somalia . Somali women and security forces search through the damage caused at the scene of a blast near the Mogadishu sea port in Mogadishu, Somalia, May 24, 2017. Read More »

Obama gets rock-star welcome in Berlin, praises Merkel

The former president raised healthcare as the achievement of which he is most proud, saying: 'My hope was that I was able to get 100 per cent of people health care while I was president. Merkel smiled right back at him. Some opposition members, however, criticized Obama's attendance, presenting this as an attempt to intervene in her favor in the upcoming September election. Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres Teams With Netflix for Stand-Up Special


According to Deadline , DeGeneres' deal was reportedly signed along with a few other comedy stars, Chris Rock , Dave Chappelle and Jerry Seinfeld . Check out Ellen DeGeneres' major announcement in The Ellen Show video below. She said: "I'm excited for you to see it". The Ellen Degeneres Show, which was Ellen's third TV show following two sitcoms, premiered in 2003, and she has been doing it ever since. Read More »

Manchester attacker's father, younger brother arrested in Tripoli - spokesman


The suspect, a 22-year-old British-born national of Libyan descent name Salman Abedi , lived less than four miles from the arena. Neighbors recalled him as tall, thin and quiet, and said he often wore traditional Islamic dress. "Broken. From the bottom of my heart, I am so, so sorry!" The suspected terror attack took place on Monday night during the pop singer Ariana Grande's concert . Read More »

Shah Rukh Khan Feels Hollywood Might 'Take Over' Bollywood


While he made his promo pit-stop in Mumbai , Pitt was chilling with Shah Rukh Khan . Brad Pitt gestures as he arrives for the premiere of Hollywood film " War Machine " in Japan on May 23, 2017. But the actor insists that there is no formula to pick films that guarantee success. Scripting especially. If we don't do that, we'll have an issue over the next 20 years. Read More »

Bomb disposal respond to call at Manchester college: United Kingdom police

Speaking after a meeting of the government's COBRA crisis committee, May said "the public should remain vigilant". Officers said they were "assessing the situation" and urged motorists to avoid the area. Britain deployed soldiers to key sites Wednesday and raised its terror alert to the maximum after the Manchester suicide bombing by Salman Abedi, reportedly a Briton of Libyan descent, who may have been radicalised in Syria. Read More »

Stefanik questions former CIA Director Brennan during hearing


Just Monday, The Post broke yet another bombshell story : Trump had personally tried to get both the director of national intelligence, Daniel Coats, and the director of the National Security Agency, Michael S. intelligence community could undermine national security. He insisted that he did not know if there had been any intentional collusion between those campaign associates, whom he declined to name, and emphasized it is possible for an individual to be recruited by Russian ... Read More »

Trump to meet with anxious NATO and EU leaders

British officials have expressed frustration over leaks to US media on their investigation into Monday's suicide bombing in Manchester which killed 22 people and, according to a British counter-terrorism source, have stopped sharing information on the bombing with the United States. Read More »

US Treasury slaps sanctions on 8 Venezuela court justices


Those protests, which have left more than 40 dead on both sides of the political divide, were sparked, in part, by the government's decision to bar Capriles from elected office for 15 years. The announcement followed a series of rulings since mid-2016 in which the court usurped the National Assembly's powers in support of Maduro. Doctors chant slogans in front of a line of National Guard personnel in riot gear during a demonstration against the shortage in medicines and in rejection of the ... Read More »

Donald Trump denied Melania's hand - again

A settlement leader from the occupied West Bank said that he believed this lack of clarity regarding Trump's statements in Bethlehem could mean he has abandoned a goal of establishing an independent Palestinian state. He did not way in Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the US would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians sovereign territory. Read More »

Massive BJP workers protest in Kolkata, many injured


The affected parts of central Kolkata resembled a war zone, with security forces using water canons, batons and lobbing teargas shells on the activists, who also hurled bricks during their protest march. Scores of people were today injured, including many policemen after pitched battles between the BJP activists and law enforcing agencies in violence marred "Lalbazar Avijan" as a bomb exploded, van torched and top leadership were taken into custody. Read More »

Trump Pushes for Mideast Peace, Avoids Thorny Details

But tremendous investments into the United States, and our military community is very happy, and we want to thank you and Saudi Arabia . America's first lady made the remarks notwithstanding the fact that Saudi Arabia has always been known as the world's most gender-segregated nation. Read More »

Putin says ready to play 'constructive role' on N Korea


Here's a look at how South Korea's neighbors see Moon, Seoul's first liberal leader in a decade, as he pushes an ambitious, possibly jarring foreign policy. Mr Moon acknowledged Chinese concerns about the system but said that Beijing should address the "restraints and restrictions" punitively imposed on South Korean companies operating in China. Read More »

Melania Trump slaps the president's hand away again - this time in Rome

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to cooperate during their meeting in Israel on combating terrorism, the White House stated on Tuesday, APA reports quoting USA media. And by the time they reached the plane, Trump was back to his usual ways, walking up the stairs, ahead of his wife. "The terrorists and extremists, and those who give them aid and comfort, must be driven out from our society forever", Trump said . Read More »

More arrests over Manchester bombing as United Kingdom lifts terror alert


Earlier, a woman was arrested following an armed raid at a block of flats in Blackley in the Greater Manchester area. Chelsea Football Club have cancelled their Premier League victory parade, due to take place in London on Sunday. Her European tour is scheduled to conclude in Italy on June 17. On Monday morning, May had been on the defensive, denying that she'd reversed one of her flagship policies on care for the elderly. Read More »

Police catch pigeon carrying almost 200 ecstasy pills


Local media reports state the bird was caught above a building conveniently near Kuwait's customs department in the capital Kuwait City. It's 2017 and we have clearly come a long way from the days pigeons were used to deliver letters. This is not the first time that drug smugglers have used pigeons for delivery. The tablets were stored in a mini backpack on the back of the bird. In 2016, a pigeon was caught trying to smuggle drugs into a Costa Rica prison. Read More »

Father and brother of Manchester bomber arrested in Libya

On Wednesday, British police arrested a man near Manchester in connection with the terror attack, the deadliest in Britain since 2005, bringing the total number of people detained in the investigation to five. The BBC said later Interior Minister Amber Rudd was now confident the leaks, which she had described as irritating, would now stop. St Oswald's C of E primary school, in Guiseley, where Fawell worked, said on Twitter: "It is with deepest sadness that I confirm that our former ... Read More »

Greg Gianforte accused of body slamming reporter (Audio)


On the night before Montana's special election to fill Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke's vacant congressional seat, GOP candidate Greg Gianforte reportedly body-slammed The Guardian's Ben Jacobs to the ground and shouted "Get the hell out of here" at him. Read More »

First The Swat, Now The Hair Tuck. Melania Trump Does It Again


The president and his wife had just landed in Italy Tuesday ahead of Wednesday's planned visit with Pope Francis. She notes that Trumpian hand-holding is a favorite topic of White House watchers, meaning the two ought to at least "work on their choreography" if they want to avoid feeding the memes. Read More »

Melania Trump appeared to bat Donald Trump's hand away - again

They're losers. And we'll have more of them, but they're losers. Trump said in his remarks that the United States and Israel can declare with one voice that Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon. "I will call them, from now on, losers because that's what they are, they're losers, and we'll have more of them, but they're losers". A spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel told AFP he was not aware of any flight taking that course before. Read More »

Bomber was in Germany days before attack

There were also reports Abedi's parents were so anxious about him being radicalised in Manchester that they got him to join them in Libya and confiscated his passport. Abedi's father, Ramadan Abedi, was arrested in Tripoli with his brother Hashim, who Libyan security forces said was "aware of all the details" of the attack. Read More »