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Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city

Mr. Duterte has vowed to be "harsh". 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 »

Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns

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In previous years, the march has sparked sporadic incidents of violence between Israeli revelers and local Palestinian residents. But candidate Trump said during the campaign that he would move the embassy if elected president. Under the 1947 UN Partition Plan to divide historic Palestine between Jewish and Arab states, Jerusalem was granted special status and was meant to be placed under worldwide sovereignty and control. Read More »

Father of alleged Manchester bomber arrested

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Police arrested three people in South Manchester and another in Wigan, a town 17 miles to the west of the city on Wednesday, bringing the total number of arrests related to the attack to five. "My first thought was, 'Oh, gosh, this is like in the movies, '" Akhtar said. He was recently married. But just hours after Ms Rudd's comments a USA newspaper published crime scene photos of the attack apparently passed to them by U.S. Read More »

Scots girl fighting for her life after Manchester attack

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She said: "I know we will all want to send our love and thoughts to Eilidh's mum and dad, and all of her family and friends, at this awful time for them". He added: "Spending time with the relatives of both girls was a reminder of the human cost of acts of terror". The First Minister said: "There is no intelligence of an increased risk to Scotland and this remains the case, but we should continue to stay vigilant". Read More »

Ariana Grande cancels many European shows after Manchester attack

After rumblings of a cancelation, her reps put out a statement on Wednesday explaining that the Dangerous Woman Tour will be off until June 5. A group of United Kingdom police chiefs blasted intelligence officials in the USA on Wednesday for leaking photographs of evidence relating to the suicide bombing in Manchester earlier this week. Read More »

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is under FBI investigation

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The Washington Post cited "people familiar with the investigation", who said the FBI investigation does not mean Mr Kushner is suspected of a crime. Robert Mueller , a former Federal Bureau of Investigation boss, last week was named special counsel to oversee the inquiry . The Russia story continues to plague the Trump campaign. Read More »

Brexit effect hits United Kingdom growth hard as households struggle

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While estimates for the first quarter predicted 0.3 per cent growth, the United Kingdom economy actually grew by 0.2 per cent, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. While business investment picked up, growing by 0.6 percent on the quarter, net trade lopped 1.4 percentage points off the quarterly GDP growth rate. Read More »

Melania angrily slaps Trump's hand away in Israel

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The 47-year-old mother of Barron Trump wore a bespoke Dolce & Gabbana black coat and black pointy-toe pumps for her arrival at Rome's Vinci-Fiumicino Airport. A Twitter user tweeted saying, "He treats her like (expletive), he walks ahead of her, forgets about her, doesn't assist her from cars, hold doors & NOW he want her hand?" Others praised Melania for "joining the resistance" against the Trump administration. Read More »

Israeli police: U.S. tycoon questioned in Netanyahu probe

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Moshe Negbi, Israel Radio's legal affairs expert, said police would be trying to ascertain from Adelson whether Netanyahu had influence on Israel Hayom . Police had wanted to question Adelson for some time, hoping to establish whether the Netanyahu-Mozes conversations were ever translated into action. Read More »

Trump meets with Abbas in Bethlehem

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Speaking at the Israel Museum Trump said "We know that peace is possible if we put aside the pain and disagreements of the past and commit together to finally resolving this crisis which has dragged on for almost half a century". He stressed that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict was not between religions. U.S. president calls for peace between Israelis and Palestinians but sheds little clarity on how to achieve that. Read More »

Trump Asked Intel Chiefs to Disavow Russian Collusion With His Campaign

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He also talked with his counterpart in Russian intelligence, warning him about the consequences of their "aggressive" actions. Thus, one can argue that once Republicans start thinking that supporting the President is more harmful to their political survival than abandoning him, the Republican party's support could begin to crumble, at the same time skyrocketing the odds of Trump's impeachment. Read More »

Trump tasks new commission to examine election fraud

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President Donald Trump followed through on a pledge to set up a federal panel to "promote fair and honest Federal elections", as backers praised his efforts to rein in voter fraud , while Democratic Party critics said it was nothing more than an effort at voter suppression. Read More »

Twitter Reacts To Donald Trump Meeting With Pope Francis

The President and his entourage, including his wife Melania and daughter Ivanka , were led down frescoed corridors to the private study which the Pope uses for official occasions. Following the meeting, Scavino posted a photo of Trump's delegation and the pontiff on his own Twitter account, writing: "THANK YOU Holy Father Pope Francis . Read More »

Labour's policies 'more popular with voters than Jeremy Corbyn'

Corbyn, who promised to "protect the safety and security of our people and our country", has previously been critical of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) military alliance. Jeremy Corbyn is "simply not up to the job" of being prime minister and a Labour government would result in economic chaos, Theresa May has said. Corbyn insisted that wars that sought regime change in Afghanistan Iraq, Libya, and Syria - and Western interventions in Afghanistan, Somalia and Yemen - "have ... Read More »

Attorney General to represent Pakistan in Kulbhushan case

The advisor said that Kulbhushan Jadhav was using fake passport in Pakistan and was involved in numerous subversive activities to destabilize Pakistan. On Jadhav's appeal process, he said, "Unfortunately, India has no information on the issue". India has confined its case to seeking access to Jadhav. Read More »

Ex-South Korean President Park Geun-hye's trial begins

Handpicked by new South Korean President Moon Jae-in last week to head the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office, Yoon now oversees the case against Park, who was arrested in March over charges she took bribes from big business leaders. Read More »

Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (NYSE:TD) Broker Views On Wall Street

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Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 15,573 shares of the bank's stock valued at $691,000 after buying an additional 3,992 shares during the last quarter. The Addenda Capital Inc holds 2.02M shares with $99.66 million value, down from 2.11M last quarter. Investors of record on Monday, April 10th were paid a $0.451 dividend. Read More »

Venezuela leader: Officials treated like Jews under Nazis

OAS General Secretary Luis Almagro has led a campaign to ousted Venezuela from the regional organization and on April 26, the body voted to hold a meeting on the situation in the country, which Venezuela called a violation of its sovereignty, leading President Nicolas Maduro to announce the nation's formal withdrawal from the group. Read More »

Abbas asks U.S. to mediate hunger-strikers' demands with Israel

Also on Monday, Trump became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem , land that was seized from the Palestinians by the Israeli military during the Six-Day War in 1967. "The fate of Jerusalem can't be decided by Trump, for Jerusalem is Arab; Jerusalem is Palestinian, and we decide its fate, not the Americans". Read More »

Trump lands in Italy to meet Pope Francis

The meeting, which concluded Trump's tour of the world's largest monotheistic religions, comes after the president and pope collided head-on early previous year, when Francis was sharply critical of Trump's campaign pledge to build an impenetrable wall on the Mexican border and his declaration that the United States should turn away Muslim immigrants and refugees. Read More »

Russians discussed how to influence Donald Trump via his aides

According to several current and former American intelligence officials, USA spies were able to capture discussions that revealed senior Russian intelligence and government officials sought to sway Donald Trump's opinion of Russia by way of his advisers, The New York Times reported on Wednesday. Read More »

Ex-CIA chief: 'Russia brazenly interfered in our elections'

It was the closest an American intelligence official has come to explaining the genesis of the FBI investigation into whether the Trump campaign cooperated in Russia's meddling in the USA election , and it made clear that what Trump has called "the Russian Federation thing" was viewed a year ago with the utmost seriousness by the intelligence community. Read More »

Two more arrests made in Manchester attack

Forensic crime scene images showing fragments from the bomb as well as a backpack allegedly used to carry it appeared in the New York Times on Thursday, and were picked up by other media outlets. Ian Hopkins, chief constable of the Greater Manchester Police, said it's "very clear" they are investigating a possible network behind the blast. British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to express her country's concerns about the matter to President Donald Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty ... Read More »

Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value': Rouhani

He said America is prepared to stand with them but the region can not wait for American power to crush the enemy. "Unfortunately, Americans have always made mistakes in our region", he continued. Rouhani won a landslide victory in the polls, garnering 23,549,616 votes out of a total of 41,22,131. He said the only sensible move by Washington was the nuclear deal it signed with Iran in 2015, when the USA "talked with respect" and reached a "win-win result". Read More »

Trump Promises Crackdown On Leaks

Their searches came after British-born 22-year-old Salman Abedi blew himself up at the end of USA pop singer Ariana Grande's concert at the arena three days ago. The BBC reported yesterday that British police investigating the attack had temporarily stopped sharing information with the U.S. after the leaks. The hospital said 12 children were still being treated there. Read More »

Manchester attacker 'likely' travelled to Syria: French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb

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Abedi's father Ramadan was allegedly a member of the al-Qaida-backed Libyan Islamic Fighting group in the 1990s - a claim he denies. He denied that his son had ever been to Syria . Queen Elizabeth visited the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, where some of the casualties have been treated. French interior minister Gerard Collomb said this morning that Abedi is believed to have travelled to Syria, where he also could have been trained. Read More »

European Union leader: Trump and European Union not in complete alignment

Trump appeared to be greeted warmly by the leaders, despite his past comments publicly cheering the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union last summer and slamming the alliance during his transition as "a vehicle for Germany ". As they sat for the talks, Juncker and Tusk tried to make light of the EU's complicated institutional structure to a U.S. president that has been highly critical of the bloc. Read More »

Boring football, the new Manchester United way?

This position that Manchester United find themselves would have been near impossible to predict; indeed, there is no doubt that online sports betting operators like SPORTINGBET enjoyed United's long run of draws and indifferent performances. Read More »

#ManchesterBlast - Five more men, one woman arrested

A picture released by British authorities of Salman Abedi , the suspect behind a suicide bombing that ripped into young fans at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena on May 22, 2017. British officials said Abedi had been on the radar of the intelligence community before the massacre. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said: "I think it's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating and as I've said, it continues at pace, this extensive ... Read More »

Manchester terror attack police investigating 'network' over concert bombing

Multiple senior US intelligence officials who are monitoring British authorities told NBC News that preliminary reports indicate that a single explosion took place outside the arena on the southwest side opposite the train station. "That is what the investigation is focusing on", a source with knowledge of the probe told Reuters on condition of anonymity. "We are continuing to work with the national counter terrorism policing network and United Kingdom intelligence services as part of ... Read More »

Trump's big lovely, awesome visit

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The White House readout also made clear that Trump pressed Abbas to address Palestinian incitement, a key Netanyahu demand. While speaking in Bethlehem on Tuesday, Trump said he is "committed to trying to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and I intend to do everything I can to help them achieve that goal", according to the BBC . Read More »

DeGrom scratched by Mets because of weather forecast

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Jacob deGrom was scratched by the New York Mets from his scheduled start against the San Diego Padres on Thursday night because of discouraging weather reports. Third baseman Wilmer Flores hit a bases-clearing double and gave the Mets a 3-1 lead. The bottom of the first took 24 minutes. Conforto provided the bookends to a nightmarish outing by Padres starter Jhoulys Chacin by homering to end a 10-pitch at-bat and delivering a two-run, two out single to cap the Mets' biggest first ... Read More »