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Donald Trump's son-in-law under Federal Bureau of Investigation radar in Russian Federation probe

Kushner suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the USA for the communications and the proposal took Kislyak by surprise, the report said Friday. The bank is under USA sanctions. McMaster declined to speak specifically about the case of Jared Kushner , who serves as a senior adviser to Trump, but when asked if it would concern him if someone in the administration tried to set up a back channel with the Russian embassy or the Kremlin, he replied "no". Read More »

Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

MARAWI , Philippines (AP) - Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, witnesses said. Duterte has vowed to extinguish the threat of the militants, whom he has said belong to the local Maute terrorist group but are being backed by criminals in the area. Read More »

Indian national arrested in Pakistan for carrying incomplete travel documents, jailed

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Katju also said that it appears Pakistan's minimal objection towards ICJ's jurisdiction is because India has given it a chance to open up several other issues in front of the global court. The Pakistani team has enough evidence to present against Jadhav, Aziz said. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has stayed his execution. Justice Abraham noted the Pakistan counsel's argument that Jadhav would not be executed till August but there was no assurance that he would not be executed ... Read More »

British police stop sharing Manchester attack info with the U.S. after leaks

A woman stands next to flowers offered for the victims of a suicide attack at a concert by Ariana Grande that killed more than 20 people Monday night in central Manchester, Britain, Wednesday, May 24 2017. On Wednesday, a series of raids were executed across Manchester, Wigan and Nuneaton, Warwickshire, while relatives of bomber Salman Abedi were detained in Libya . Read More »

Community health service operating normally after concerns over NHS cyber attack

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Just one day before the attack Dr Krishna Chinthapalli , a registrar in London, warned in a British Medical Journal article that some hospitals "will nearly certainly be shut down by ransomware this year". The most disruptive attacks were reported in the United Kingdom, where hospitals and clinics were forced to turn away patientsafter losing access to computers. Read More »

United Kingdom eases terror threat level from 'critical' to 'severe'

Grande tweeted a statement that says "I'll be returning to the incredibly fearless city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honour of and to raise money for the victims and their families". Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch Saturday, from "critical" to "severe", yet security remained high as jittery residents tried to enjoy a long holiday weekend. Read More »

President Trump shoves aside Prime Minister of Montenegro

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Analysts say that Trump and other presidents before him are right to press North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to meet their spending commitments, but they point out that what binds the alliance is trust == and the bedrock of that trust is Article 5 . Read More »

Charles Krauthammer: Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the United States has increased its military aid to Tel Aviv by tens of millions of dollars. "I look forward to working with these leaders towards a lasting peace". Fallon described Trump's reaction upon being told Air Force One had landed in Tel Aviv . Abbas underlined that the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis was not based on religion. Read More »

Senate intelligence panel requests Trump campaign documents

The spies who provided the recent details about the Russian discussions were granted anonymity by the New York Times , but top officials have spoken broadly about the investigation previously. Another Comey memo, reported last week by the Times , shows President Donald Trump met privately with the FBI director on February 14 and asked him to end his investigation of Flynn, whose own contacts with Russian Federation had prompted the acting attorney general to warn the White House he had ... Read More »

Friend Says Manchester Bomber Was Upset About Stabbing Of Muslim

At least 22 people were killed and dozens others wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the end of a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande outside the Manchester Arena. Police chiefs have made clear they are furious about the publication of confidential material in US media, including bomb site photographs in the New York Times , saying such leaks undermined relationships with trusted security allies. Read More »

US President Donald Trump to decide on Paris accord next week

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European leaders he met with at the Group of 7 summit in Sicily have been pressuring Trump to stay in the accord, arguing that America's leadership on climate is crucial. While at the Vatican, Trump received from Pope Francis a copy of his 2015 papal treatise that links fossil fuels to global warming. The G-7 economies, in a closing summit statement that was issued yesterday, acknowledged that only six members were committed to upholding the 2015 accord, while the United States continues ... Read More »

Two top Trump advisers dodge Kushner questions

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Kushner's involvement in the proposed back channel was first reported by The Washington Post , which said he proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for the discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor. She said Mr Kushner could not remember any calls with Mr Kislyak before the election. Mr Deripaska, an aluminium magnate who is a member of the inner circle of Russian President Vladimir Putin, recently offered to cooperate with congressional intelligence committees in ... Read More »

Donald Trump can't seem to get his wife to hold his hand

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A senior White House official told reporters on Tuesday that President Donald Trump united the Muslim world in a way that " really hasn't been" done in "many years". So far, Trump has travelled to Saudi Arabia and Israel to work with the two nations on combating Iran's aggression and to tackle the deal of all deals - the Middle East peace process. Read More »

Trump directly scolds North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, says they owe 'massive' sums

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Mr Trump's comments may disappoint some officials in Europe who had hoped that the USA president would offer a public endorsement of Nato's mutual-defense doctrine at the ceremony that honored Article 5 , as the provision is known. "We remember and mourn those almost 3,000 innocent people who were brutally murdered by terrorists on September 11, 2001", Trump said. The Daily Mail also reports that NATO's official seating chart puts the U.S. Read More »

GST will take three months to stabilise industries: Crisil

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The GST Council has fitted the goods and services in tax brackets of 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent. The GST council has agreed for a 4 slab tax structure of 5%, 12%, 18% and 28% for the services sector. The current tax on toothpaste and soaps is close to 28%. Besides, some transport services, such as railway transport in the lowest category, are exempted from the tax levy altogether, Arun Jaitley said. Read More »

Tral encounter : Police version on Kashmir situation

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As the violence raged, hundreds of angry residents chanting anti-India slogans marched in an attempt to help the trapped rebels escape. The ban came in the wake of reports that these social networking sites were being "misused by anti-national and anti-social elements to create law and order disturbances" in Kashmir. Read More »

G-7 leaders stand divided on trade, climate

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Throughout Saturday's speech, the president recounted the highlights from his nine-day trip, which began with meeting Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia a week ago, a trip to see Pope Francis at the Vatican and concluded at the G7 Summit on Saturday. Read More »

House Intelligence Committee will subpoena Michael Flynn, Schiff says

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The contacts with Russian officials may have been benign, he said, but they may also have been efforts at recruitment. As Brennan answers House lawmakers' questions in open and closed sessions, the Senate Armed Services Committee will hear from Trump's top intelligence official, Dan Coats , and the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency regarding national security threats. Read More »

Rivlin: East Jerusalem must be rehabilitated

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Paul Gosar of Prescott and Andy Biggs of Gilbert - believe such a move would be the right thing to do, others say it would set back the already hard peace process between the Israelis and Palestinians, both of whom lay claim to Jerusalem . Read More »

CBSE Plus Two results to be declared today

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You can also download a copy or take a printout of the result mark-sheet from the website for future reference. Earlier, the class 12 results were expected on May 24, but due to scrapping of the moderation policy under which grace marks are given to students in exams for hard questions, the results got delayed. Read More »

Trump's Kurdish gamble in Syria

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The Turks are fiercely opposed to the US plans, seeing the Kurdish fighters as terrorists. If the United States ends up working with the YPG, an armed group with organic ties to the PKK , in the Raqqa operation, the PKK will have more influence over Syria . Read More »

Death toll in Egypt attack on Coptic Christians rises to 29

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But the only confirmed strikes appear to have hit a pro-Al-Qaeda group in the Libyan city of Derna that has fought against IS. One woman whose father was killed had a nervous breakdown and had to be carried away from the church by others.Even the boy and girl scouts charged with organising the prayers and responsible for internal security in the church were crying."Did they deserve this?" "The air force has conducted several intensive day and night-time strikes". Read More »

Defence deal with Saudi to counter 'malign Iranian influence': Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Saturday that arms agreements worth $110 billion signed with Saudi Arabia aim to help the kingdom deal with "malign Iranian influence". Rouhani, a pragmatist who won last week's presidential election, hit back hard by dismissing the summit as a "ceremonial (event) that had no political value and will bear no results". Read More »

BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed

BA operates hundreds of flights from the two London airports on a typical day - and both are major hubs for worldwide travel. “The system outage has also affected our call centres and our website but we will update customers as soon as we are able to. Read More »

Trump's son-in-law Kushner under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny in Russian Federation probe

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Kushner initially had come to the attention of FBI investigators a year ago as they began scrutinizing former national security adviser Michael Flynn's connections with Russian officials, the two sources said . United States top presidential adviser Jared Kushner "has no recollection" ofundisclosed contacts with a Russian ambassador during the 2016 presidential campaign and transition, his lawyer says. Read More »

Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup

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Arsenal eased the disappointment of missing out on a top-four finish by beating Premier League champions Chelsea 2-1 in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday. "I can't describe this", Ramsey said. We've finished with the FA Cup so it has to be successful. "I'm especially proud of the way we won this season, in the semi-final we had to play against Man City here and in the final Chelsea here, you can not get tougher and we had two outstanding performances, this cup was won with ... Read More »

'Resistance Is Not Terrorism' say Palestinians Burning Effigies of Trump

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Trump added that the State of Israel was a "strong and soaring monument to the solemn pledge we repeat and affirm "Never again". In a freaky twist of the Zionist myth that Palestine was "a land without a people for a people without a land", Netanyahu claimed that there was "nearly nothing" before the Israeli occupation. Read More »

Blight of sectarianism to make Middle East insecure: Rouhani

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Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump visited regional ally Saudi Arabia for his first overseas trip since taking office. Trump extended the sanctions relief on May 17, despite widespread speculation that he might opt not to do so, given his hardening stance on Iran and the action plan. Read More »