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Donald Trump hails Vatican meeting with Pope Francis as 'an honour'

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All at once, Trump-who was raised Catholic but was never the religious, godfearing type, though he conveniently changed his tune when he announced his presidential candidacy-seemed humbled by the Pope, out of his element, yet proud of himself for meeting the all-powerful Pope as the all-powerful POTUS. Read More »

Newark Airport Shuts Down Temporarily Due to Airplane Engine Fire

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If a flight is still overbooked, the first to be asked to leave will be standby passengers who have for some reason been allowed to board, the ministry said. Then, according to the passenger, "the lights cut out and the captain told the crew to prepare to evacuate". It was not immediately clear how many passengers or crew members were aboard the aircraft when it was evacuated. Read More »

Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drugs fight

Although the government has yet to specify what, exactly, comes next, the law looks set to reshape Duterte's domestic agenda, broadening his focus from drugs to terrorism and renewing questions about his nostalgia for the Philippines' authoritarian past. Read More »

Cabinet Members Testifying on Trump Budget on Capitol Hill

Also lopped off is $ 192 billion for food assistance. He went on to say he was concerned about billions being cut from medical research, and elimination of a Great Lakes cleanup fund supported by lawmakers of both parties. Muvlaney argued that numerous proposed cuts would be applied to programs that often provided benefits to recipients whose eligibility was at times questionable. Read More »

President Trump calls for DOJ investigation into alleged Manchester leak

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President Donald Trump said Thursday that alleged intelligence leaks that have surfaced after the Manchester Arena bombing are "deeply troubling" and has ordered the Justice Department to review their origin. Attending his first North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels , the US President also condemned the deadly suicide bombing as "barbaric and vicious" and led other leaders in a minute's silence. Read More »

Venezuela Calls Elections as Protesters Demand Maduro's Ouster

Earlier, Haley said in a statement that Venezuela was "on the verge of a humanitarian crisis" and urged the worldwide community to work together "to ensure Maduro ends this violence and oppression and restores democracy to the people". Looting has broken out in various cities. "Such viciousness against our people!" opposition leader Henrique Capriles wrote on Twitter. Fresh riots broke out on Monday evening in the capital and Barinas. Read More »

Queen speaks to Manchester bombing victims in rare royal footage

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Speaking to the father of an injured girl by her hospital bed, the queen said the attack was a "a very wicked thing". The Queen condemned the "wicked" Manchester attack as she met children injured by the suicide bombing. "She (Grande) sounds very, very good, a very good singer", the Queen responded in footage broadcast by Sky News . Robson told the queen she won two VIP passes and met the global superstar backstage, per the Telegraph . Read More »

Melania Trump hails 'empowerment of women' at Saudi company visit

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Trump received a warm welcome in Riyadh from Arab leaders, especially over his tough line on Tehran , which many Sunni Muslim Arab states regard as seeking regional control. During a press briefing Saturday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hammered Iran's newly re-elected president for his government's oppressive policies. Read More »

GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord

The Climate Investment Funds pre-dated the most recent global fund, the United Nations' Green Climate Fund. The ambitious agreement struck at the U.N.'s "COP21" climate conference near the French capital in late 2015 aims to prevent average temperatures from rising more than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, to stave off what advocates warn could be potentially catastrophic effects on the planet. Read More »

Pope risks joke about Trump's size

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Mr Trump is now in Brussels for talks with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and European Union officials. The Pope and Mr Trump discussed the Middle East, worldwide affairs and the protection of Christian communities around the world , but he was in a more jovial mood with First Lady Melania Trump , asking in Spanish through his interpreter as he pointed towards the President: "What do you give him to eat?" "A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and ... Read More »

China sees 'no reason' not to talk with North Korea

It has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of past year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States. This is not least as it could lead to instability on the North Korea-China border, and ultimately the potential emergence of a pro-US successor nation. Read More »

NATO chief welcomes increased US defense spending in Europe

In a 2016 interview with Fox Business Network, Trump said: "You go to Brussels - I was in Brussels a long time ago, 20 years ago, so attractive, everything is so handsome - it's like living in a hellhole right now". "So what I think we have learned from Iraq, from Afghanistan , from Libya and many other countries, is that one thing is the military combat operation, but perhaps more demanding in the long run is to stabilize after the combat operations have ended", Stoltenberg said. Read More »

Unidentified object flies over North Korean border

The Security Council will hold a closed-door emergency meeting on Tuesday at the request of Japan, South Korea and the United States to discuss further action in response to the latest missile test. Council members vowed to fully implement all six sanctions resolution against North Korea and strongly urged all other countries to do so "in an expeditious and serious manner". Read More »

South Korea fired 450 rounds at flock of birds, says North

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The North has been open about its plans to develop a missile capable of striking the United States and has ignored calls to halt its weapons program, maintaining that it is necessary to counter USA aggression. On Saturday, they said that they are capable of hitting United States mainland, and on Monday, added that Hawaii and Alaska are also within range. US lawmakers pressed Stewart and the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to estimate how far away North Korea was from obtaining ... Read More »

Champions League Group Of Death Awaits Spurs And Liverpool

He said: "It's disrespectful to the club if you say the only reason you are going to Liverpool is for Champions League ". Manchester United's French midfielder Paul Pogba (right) embraces Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney (left) after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Cyrstal Palace at Old Trafford in Manchester, northwest England, on Monday. Read More »

Russia interfered in 2016 US elections: Former CIA director

He said the intelligence "raised questions in my mind whether the Russians were able to gain the cooperation of those individuals". Brennan said during Tuesday's open hearing he did not know whether Trump's campaign "colluded" with Russian Federation but said he saw "information and intelligence that was worthy of investigation". Read More »

Ethiopian first African to win top job at WHO

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Margaret Chan , a former Hong Kong health director who has led the WHO for 10 years, steps down on June 30 leaving a mixed legacy after WHO's slow response to West Africa's Ebola epidemic in 2013-2016 which killed 11,300 people. Winning this election, Tedros has become the first African to head the World Health Organization top post. The WHO has Tuesday elected elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus , an Ethiopian, as its new Director-General. Read More »

Trump calls meeting with Pope Francis an 'honor'

Francis described the document to Trump as "on the care of our common home, the environment". "Thank you. I won't forget what you said ". The last one reflects Francis' intense denunciation of the damage caused by humans through climate change - a topic on which Trump has a very different view. Read More »

Trump visits Israel amid tight security

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Speaking with Mr Netanyahu after his arrival in Israel , he emphasised the US-Israel allegiance. The US President also singled out Iran as promoting a "craven ideology" of terrorism, and called on the Muslim world to help him isolate Iran on an global front. Read More »

Microsoft renames Beam to Mixer, adds new game streaming features

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With that said, gaming is definitely still the bread and butter. When Microsoft acquired Beam last August, the company was only seven months old. What's more, viewers can actively participate in what's happening on screen instead of just watching from the sidelines. The app supports self broadcasting on Android and iOS. Read More »

Manchester attack: USA paper leaks images of explosive device

Police in Tripoli on Wednesday arrested Abedi's younger brother and his father, who said he did not expect the attack. "The concern is that there may be others out there who helped him to make the bomb". The group had links to Al Qaeda . 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 »

Ex CIA Chief: Russia 'brazenly interfered in our election'

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Brennan's remarks represent the most detailed public accounting to date of his tenure as Central Intelligence Agency director during the reported Russian assault on the USA presidential race, and the CIA's role in triggering an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe that many say Trump has sought to contain. Read More »

British PM to cut short G7 trip after Manchester attack

Abedi was born in Manchester on New Year's Eve 1994 to a family believed to be of Libyan origin. But she will also say that more needs to be done in the fight against terrorism and that the 28 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members are at the heart of such measures, bringing "valuable operational experience and tools" to deter attacks such as the one in Manchester , where a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a pop concert. Read More »

Trump Mind-Melds With The Saudis Over Glowing Orb

The low-profile Greenblatt, who spent about two decades as a lawyer at the Trump Organization before joining the White House , has traveled to the region twice since the inauguration and is in weekly contact with pivotal players from both sides. Read More »

Father, Daughter Killed in Indian Kashmir

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In the wake of the Pakistani action in Nowshera tehsil of Rajouri district, schools in the area were closed down on May 11 and 12th. The Government had also cancelled the leaves of employees of the Health Department, animal and sheep husbandry and other major wings asking them to remain prepared to deal with any eventuality. Read More »

Regional stability impossible without Iran, says Rouhani

First of all, in the eyes of many Iranians, this election was a way to re-affirm and consolidate the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran, the United States and five other world powers. They are now encouraging the president's desire to combat the Iranian influence in the Middle East. In his first official visit overseas since he took office, Trump visited Saudi Arabia, which is now suspending diplomatic ties with Iran, and concluded a ¥12-trillion arms deal between the United States and Saudi ... Read More »

Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace

Right-wingers said they were at least relieved that Trump made no mention of the two-state solution, which they strongly oppose. The now-famous swat still making the rounds of Internet, US First Lady Melania Trump again managed to evade an effort to hold hands from President Donald Trump . Read More »

Trump Arrives in Israel, Ready to Test Waters on Middle East Peace

But "instead of saying thank you", the Iranians were backing terrorism, he said. Trump touched it in prayer and, adhering to tradition, placed a note in a deep crevice. In his first press conference after confirming his victory in last Friday elections, Rouhani defined the Saudi Arabia people as a friend, whom, he assured, we have always wanted, and he said to trust that the government of the Al-Saud monarchy "will choose the right path '". Read More »

Manchester attack: Police hunt 'network' behind bomber

She was one of 22 people to be killed after going to the Ariana Grande concert on Monday night, with the youngest victim, Saffie Rose Roussos, just eight years old. The other victims include 18-year-old Georgina Callander , a student from Lancashire, and 26-year-old John Atkinson from Bury. The former official said that he belongs to the Salafi Jihadi movement, an extreme sect of Islam from which al-Qaeda and the Islamic State hail. Read More »

Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) Shares Sold by Gamco Investors INC

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More notable recent Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Altria's Dividend Growth Is In Jeopardy" on May 12, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Altria: Has AB InBev's Purchase Pushed Its Stock Lower?" published on May 16, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Time To Benefit From Altria's 2017 Weakness?" on May 24, 2017. Read More »