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Israel Dismisses US Concern Over Jerusalem Embassy Move

Separately, Israelis were riled on Monday by a report on Channel 2 news that a member of the U.S. delegation making preparations for Mr Trump's visit rejected a request that Mr Netanyahu accompany Mr Trump when he visits the Western Wall, the Jewish religious site that lies in Jerusalem's Israeli-occupied eastern half. Read More »

Police arrest fifth suspect in deadly Manchester Arena attack


Another three people have been arrested in connection to the Manchester bombing which killed 22 people , including a number of children. British police and intelligence agencies are working to piece together Abedi's allegiances, as the country's law-and-order chief said it's "likely" he did not act alone. Read More »

Senate GOP's Dislike of AHCA Worsened by CBO Score


But "the variation around that average would be very large", the report said . Democrats jumped on the report as further evidence that the GOP effort to repeal Obama's 2010 law - a staple of Donald Trump's presidential campaign and those of numerous GOP congressional candidates for years - would be destructive. Read More »

This is the graph that shows Labour could win this General Election

They have to decide, 'cause it's only going to be one of two people. "After the delivery of the party manifestos, polling over the weekend has indicated a resurgent, if still rather distant Labour Party", ICM director Martin Boon said. Today, May said the Conservatives would include a proposal for a care costs limit in a consultation if the party is re-elected. Mrs May said: "This manifesto says that we will come forward with a consultation paper, a government green paper". Read More »

Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

She was ordered to either serve 45 days in jail or 30 days of graffiti removal. Defense lawyers had complained not enough minorities were seated on the jury. However, six were dismissed on the basis of their answers on questionnaires. One of Cosby's daughters, Ensa , has said that the complaints against Cosby by many women were racially motivated, and in a radio interview last week - his first in two years, made as his lawyers said they sought to change the public's perception of him - ... Read More »

'Young, beautiful, innocent': Victims that terror claimed

Saffie had become separated from her mother and sister during the attack. Her caption read in part, "I HUGGED HER SO TIGHT AND SHE SAID SHE LOVED MY BOW". She'd travelled to a fan expo in Blackpool, England to meet the cast members of her beloved fantasy TV series, but she was missing a photograph alongside David, who plays Princess Jasmine. Read More »

Lawmaker says Chavez's childhood home set aflame


Under Maduro's leadership the once oil-rich nation has seen triple-digit inflation, rising crime and shortages of food and medicine. Opposition leaders contend President Nicolas Maduro's government is quickly sliding toward authoritarianism. Read More »

Melania and Ivanka wore veils to meet the Pope

Their meeting at the Vatican lasted 30 minutes. Officials within the Vatican had anticipated that Trump and Francis would have a more amicable exchange when they met in person. "If you look at her style, it's still very much her and her style of dress but being sensitive to the place and host nation for sure", Stephanie Grisham said. Read More »

Trump Asking US Justice Dept. to Launch Complete Review of Leaks

Recent intelligence leaks by security agencies have frayed USA intelligence relationships with the United Kingdom and Israel. Trump also specifically signaled support for the relationship between Britain and the United States . "I do think we should be concerned about leaks from our intelligence community that are going to potentially put at risk our information-sharing with key allies", he said Thursday on CNN's "The Lead". Read More »

Police make 2 more arrests over Manchester bombing

Eight men have now been detained in Britain connection with Monday's attack. The images show a shredded backpack that the device was apparently carried in, metal bolts and screws used as lethal shrapnel, and the apparent trigger, believed to have been carried in the bomber's left hand and showing a small circuit board. Read More »

House leaders support accord between China, ASEAN

Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have overlapping claims on parts of the sea. "We hope that our consultations on the code are not subject to any outside interference", Liu said. In particular, he said the Philippines must strengthen its alliance with the United States, the only country with whom the Philippines has a mutual defense treaty. Read More »

Almost 200 arrested in California in new immigration raids


The raids were conducted across the greater Los Angeles area, with 93 people arrested in L.A. County, 26 arrested in Riverside, and 23 arrested in Orange County. Officials have said that ICE practices in Los Angeles have not changed, despite President Trump's promised crackdown on those in the United States illegally. Read More »

Brazil president withdraws troops after clashes


Already, many Brazilians see Temer as illegitimate because he came to office after his predecessor, Dilma Rousseff , was impeached and removed. Brazil's President Michel Temer called troops to back off the streets of the capital on Thursday after deploying them to guard government buildings following riots by protesters demanding he leave power. Read More »

GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate


He said the nature of Jacobs' injuries "did not meet the statutory elements of felony assault ". He received a citation and is scheduled to appear in Gallatin County Justice Court by June 7, according to CNN . Montana's three largest newspapers had already endorsed Gianforte's candidacy - a point of pride that the GOP candidate has emphasized in his advertising - but this morning, each of the papers' editorial boards rescinded those endorsements. Read More »

Philippine troops battle Islamist militants in city

Militants linked to Islamic State swept through a southern Philippine city, beheading a police chief, burning buildings, seizing a Roman Catholic priest and his worshippers and raising the black flag of Isis, regional authorities have said. Read More »

Europa League Final: Mission accomplished for Mourinho and Manchester United


Despite the poor league showing, the Portuguese has clinched three trophies not to mention earning qualification to the Champions League . So in the wake of United's so-called "treble", this tweet has gone viral in an apparent mockery of those fans that displayed it six years ago, having gained almost 5,000 retweets and more than 3,000 likes in 13 hours. Read More »

Pence releases financial info, Trump plans to


The comparisons to Nixon are likely to fester after the Justice Department named former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel for the investigations into the Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation. In the cases of John Tyler and Millard Fillmore , the office of the vice president remained empty after Tyler and Fillmore succeeded to the presidency following the death of their predecessors in 1841 and 1850, respectively. Read More »

Manchester Terror Attack: 8 held in UK, threat level still critical

Salman Abedi lived for years with family in a modest red-brick house in the Fallowfield section of Manchester , a middle- to working-class neighborhood. Mohammed Saeed El-Saeiti, the imam at the Didsbury mosque where Abedi s brother Ismail had been a Quran teacher, branded the attacker as someone filled with hate. Read More »

Blast in Somali capital kills five, injures six


Somalia's government recently launched an offensive against al-Shabab extremists, and Kenyan officials say the militants are feeling the pressure. Later Wednesday, the governor of Mandera County, Ali Roba, said in a Facebook posting that five members of his security detail were killed when their vehicle was struck by a bomb. Read More »

President Trump's iPhone Has Just One App


What's the one mobile app you couldn't live without? White House officials also told Allen Trump's aides are working to limit his "screen time" in order to minimize the time he has to get worked up about stuff he sees on TV and the time he spends tweeting. Read More »

EU, Donald Trump have different views on Russian Federation, climate change: Donald Tusk


President Donald Trump lectured members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance to pay their fair share on defense during a ceremony at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters. Trump, who voiced scepticism while campaigning about the EU's value and hailed Britain's Brexit vote to quit the bloc, will hear a call from European leaders for him to maintain Washington's longstanding support for integration on the continent, as well to support free trade and efforts to combat ... Read More »

United Kingdom police make 7th arrest in Manchester terror probe

British-born Salman Abedi, 22, who was known to security services, killed 22 people and injured 64 others at a concert venue packed with children on Monday. All the previous arrests in the case were made in and around Manchester in north-west England where the bombing occurred. Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to raise the issue of the leaks with President Donald Trump in Brussels later. Read More »

Greek ex-premier Lucas Papademos wounded in Athens blast

Papademos is also a former deputy governor of the European Central Bank. State TV ERT said Papademos and his driver were both "seriously hurt" and rushed to a nearby hospital. Also so far no one has claimed the responsibility for the blast. Greek police experts search for evidence at the scene of an explosion site in Athens, on Thursday, May 25, 2017.An explosion inside a auto in Greece's capital wounded former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos on Thursday, police said. Read More »

Manchester bombing suspect's father says son is innocent

Officials are examining his trips to Libya . British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with President Trump on the sidelines of this week's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels to discuss a series of leaks related to the investigation into Monday's deadly terror attack in Manchester , England. Read More »

Trump Arrives in Bethlehem, Meets Palestinian President


On Monday, as President Donald Trump walked the red carpet following a speech from the tarmac at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israeli news organization Haaretz pointed out that Melania appeared to "swat" away the president's hand as he reached out towards hers. Read More »

Three police officers killed by bomb blast in Indonesia


The Indonesian National Police are still investigating the backgrounds of last night's suicide bombers in Kampung Melayu. Police said an anti-terror squad immediately raided two houses believed to be owned by the perpetrators in neighboring provinces of Banten and West Java. Read More »

Man U caps season and tragic week with win


This is just football but what happened two days ago was awful. This happened in Manchester but everywhere you have to be united to fight for peace and respect. "We felt the suffering and the sadness of the city of Manchester and we tried to give this trophy for them". "These things are awful all over the world, in London and in Paris". Read More »

Flynn declines US Senate subpoena in Russian Federation probe


Republican Chairman Richard Burr and Democrat Ranking Member Mark Warner have expressed their disappointment in Flynn's decision and have made it clear he won't be getting immunity. Flynn snubbed the original subpoena on Monday. Flynn's lawyers argue that producing the documents is a "testimonial act" that would be protected under the Fifth Amendment. Read More »

Trump urges Israelis and Palestinians: Make peace


In what may concern peace advocates, he did not specifically mention the two-state solution, long the focus of worldwide efforts and US Middle East diplomacy. Meeting Netanyahu in Washington in February, he said he would support a single state if it led to peace, delighting Israeli right-wingers who want to see most of the West Bank annexed. Read More »

Deaths toll in Jakarta double bombing increases


The blasts went off five minutes apart at Jakarta's Kampung Melayu terminal, police said. "Explosions near [Kampung Melayu] terminal are likely a suicide bombing", an official Twitter account of the Jakarta Police said shortly after the incident around 9:15 p.m. Read More »