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PA slams Netanyahu remarks on Jerusalem division

PA slams Netanyahu remarks on Jerusalem division

He must persuade the people to have a security-based peace . In Israel , he talked up the Saudi stop as a harbinger of victory over terrorism and of Israeli-Palestinian peace. "That's all this is", he said, according to NBC News. The administration has said it's considered the proposal, and has also indicated that a Mideast peace agreement is a priority. Read More

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Manchester police make 'significant progress' in bombing probe

Manchester police make 'significant progress' in bombing probe

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States takes "full responsibility" for the leaking of information from Britain's investigation of the Manchester concert bombing. Meanwhile, the attack has become a political issue in the country's election campaign ahead of the General Election on June 8. Explaining the decision to reduce the terror threat level from critical - its highest level - to severe, May said troops would also be withdrawn from the streets, another measure ... Read More

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UK police stop sharing information on Manchester attack with US after leaks

Eight men have been arrested during the raids in Manchester , Wigan and Nuneaton. Hopkins said the leaks "caused much distress for families that are already suffering terribly with their loss". "We thought he must have been a drug dealer or doing witchcraft", El-Hudarey told the BBC. Armed police were on the streets outside London's Wembley Stadium, and security guards conducted extra bag checks, as 90,000 fans arrived for the FA Cup soccer final between Chelsea and Arsenal, one of the ... Read More

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Civilians wave white flags as Philippines forces hit militants in siege city

Let us fight". The Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) confirmed that among of those who were killed include 31 Maute terrorists, 11 soldiers, and two police officers. Then the foul-mouthed president went on to jokingly remark: "You can each rape three women and I will protect you". The battles with the Maute group, which has pledged allegiance to Islamic State , started on Tuesday during a failed raid by security forces on one of the group's hideouts that spiralled into chaos. Read More

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Police make two more arrests after Manchester bombing

Police make two more arrests after Manchester bombing

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said "immense progress" has been made in the investigation into Monday night's attack that left 22 people dead at an Ariana Grande concert, Sky News reported . intelligence services after a series of leaks to the American media, which threatened to compromise lines of the British investigation. Greater Manchester Police said the suspect was detained in Wigan , a town to the west of Manchester. Read More

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

Kushner's interactions with Russians - including Kislyak and an executive for a Russian bank under USA sanctions - were not acknowledged by the White House until they were exposed in media reports. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said six of the G-7 nations - Italy, Britain, France, Germany, Canada and Japan - confirmed "our commitment and our determination" to the Paris pact. Read More

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UK Police stop sharing intelligence about Manchester attack with US

The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for the barbaric attack, which involved a home-made device packed with nuts and bolts which exploded in the venue's foyer as thousands of young people were leaving. Officials said 119 were also hurt. A woman arrested in the Blackley area of Manchester on Wednesday has been released without charge. Police announced two new arrests Thursday in their probe, bringing the total to eight people in custody in Britain. Read More

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Two top Trump advisers dodge Kushner questions

Current and former US intelligence officials said that although Russian diplomats have secure means of communicating with Moscow , Kushner's apparent request for access to such channels was extraordinary. "Two people familiar with those 18 contacts said Flynn and Kushner were among the Trump associates who spoke to the ambassador by telephone". The White House disclosed the meeting between the Trump aides and Kislyak in March and played down its significance. Read More

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Almost 500000 displaced in Sri Lanka floods

Sri Lankan villagers load coffins of landslide victims onto an army armoured personnel carrier being used in rescue operations during major flooding in Bulathsinhala in Kalutara district on May 27, 2017. India has offered more aid, including helicopters, to boost relief operations, Senaratne said. Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said the death toll was rising as reports filtered in from outlying areas. Read More

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UK Labour leader links terror to wars as campaign resumes

The Labour Party under Corbyn has trailed Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in the polls, but has begun to make gains in the last week. Corbyn delivered his speech as the country's political parties return to the campaign trail following the bombing at American singer Ariana Grande's pop concert, which killed 22 people and injured 116. Read More

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Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

The 23-year-old singer performed the single, the fifth track from her 2014 album My Everything , during her Manchester Arena show on Monday night (22May17). Since he posted it on Twitter, the letter has been retweeted thousands of times and liked by pop stars including Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, and Grande herself. Read More

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Krauthammer: Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

Krauthammer: Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

Cernovich later ripped Trump for agreeing to sell $110-billion worth of weapons to the Saudis, tweeting, "Saudi Arabia remains the world's top exporter of terrorism . In an article on the website " War on the Rocks", David Des Roches, who served in various White House and Pentagon positions from 1996 to 2010, called the defense sales "more the "art of the packaging" than the 'art of the deal '". Read More

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United Kingdom police arrest two more after Manchester attack

Grande tweeted a statement that says "I'll be returning to the incredibly courageous 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". In Manchester, events planned around the spring bank holiday will go ahead with additional security, including a significant number of armed officers, police said. Read More

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G7 to acknowledge climate deadlock with US

G7 to acknowledge climate deadlock with US

While those comments were remarkable given Trump's fierce criticism of the Paris deal as a candidate, they were also in keeping with his emerging pattern as president. The second day of the G-7 proceedings in Taormina will start with an outreach session themed on innovation and development in Africa, bringing the leaders together with their counterparts from leaders of Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria and Tunisia. Read More

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Trump appears to shove Montenegro PM at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meet

Anxious about Trump's tendency to make things worse for himself with unscripted remarks, the White House staff has kept the president a safe distance from journalists for most of the trip. Joining the anti-ISIS fight "will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight against terrorism and also improve our coordination within the coalition", declared Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg , according to the Associated Press (AP). Read More

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Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation debut does little to assure allies

Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation debut does little to assure allies

The act was being widely denounced online. The Daily Mail also reports that NATO's official seating chart puts the USA in the front row and Montenegro, which is in the process of formally joining the military alliance, in the corner. After meeting with Trump at the EU, European Council president Donald Tusk said he and the USA president agreed on the need to combat terrorism but some differences loomed large. Read More

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Donald Trump's Middle East Comment in Israel

Donald Trump's Middle East Comment in Israel

Mr. Tillerson also suggested there's even more room for President Trump to moderate his views as he's exposed to more Muslim leaders. It was the first comment by a senior Israeli official on the matter. You could see that Melania was crying. "I think this trip was a big success because it was unexpected", the official said . "It's between us and occupation", Abbas said. Read More

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Iraq to investigate human rights violations in Mosul

Neither the US -led coalition nor Iraqi forces were aware that civilians and explosives were in the building, the investigation concluded. Gen. Matthew Isler, said in a telephone briefing for reporters at the Pentagon. They claim there were no IS fighters in the house struck by the USA bomb and that IS militants had not rigged it with explosives. He said the 500-pound bomb contained almost 200 pounds of explosive weight. Read More

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British police arrest another man in Manchester attack probe

Following the arrest, police conducted a search at a property in the same area. British Prime Minister Theresa May raised her concerns over alleged intelligence leaks from the bombing investigation with President Trump. Abedi's brother has confessed to a Libyan militia that the two of them belonged to Islamic State. The Courier also reports that military personnel will not patrol Scotland's streets under the anti-terror plans enacted in the wake of the Manchester attack. Read More

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Trump Refuses to Commit to Paris Climate Agreement, Vows Decision

Trump Refuses to Commit to Paris Climate Agreement, Vows Decision "Next Week"

Concrete news of the U.S. stance could come quickly - U.S. President Donald Trump used social media on Saturday to indicate he would make his decision on the Paris deal "next week". The statement's language on trade appeared to be a compromise between the new US administration's skepticism about some current trade deals and the more pro-free trade views of other G7 members. Read More

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UK police find 'significant' evidence; May slams US on leaks

UK police find 'significant' evidence; May slams US on leaks

President Donald Trump. The New York Times published pictures that appear to show remnants of the attacker's backpack and a suspected trigger device and battery from the bomb. Britain's security level has been upgraded to " critical " meaning officials believe another attack may be imminent. Another one of the suspect's brothers, 23-year-old Ismail Abedi, was arrested in Manchester, a security official confirmed to ABC News. Read More

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Trump administration formally announces intent to renegotiate NAFTA

During the campaign, then-candidate Trump called NAFTA a "disaster", and renegotiation of the agreement is central to President Trump's "Top Issue" of " Trade Deals that Work For All Americans ". -China trade relationship. Small as it was, and despite Trump's campaign promises, that agreement expanded trade . "We look forward to working with the administration to strengthen the agreement in a seamless way and ensure that we retain the current benefits for American workers, farmers and ... Read More

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I'm no supporter of Corbyn, says Sedgefield Labour candidate

The page, which was the first result on Google , featured a Q&A titled "The Conservatives' social care plans - the facts", which made no mention of the Green Paper or a consultation over the summer. " We believe this is a good addition to our polling methods; it will explain part of the further UKIP drop but perhaps not all of it " said ICM. Several news stories appear below the ad which display negative headlines related to the Conservatives' social care plan. Read More

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If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready

If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready

Kushner has acknowledged meeting during the transition with the Russian ambassador to Washington , but Reuters , citing seven current and former U.S. McMaster told the Washington Post that he "would not be concerned" about the existence of a clandestine communication line between Trump's team and Russian Federation, though he refused to comment specifically on the developing allegations against Kushner. Read More

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Jury for Cosby trial includes two blacks

Cliff Huxtable on "The Cosby Show" is charged with drugging and molesting a Temple University women's basketball team manager at his home near Philadelphia in 2004. In the deposition, Cosby confessed to obtaining Quaaludes, a strong sedative, to hand out to females he wanted to have sex with, although he insisted he didn't use them when he is alleged to have assaulted Constand. Read More

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Taiwan becomes first country in Asia to legalize gay marriage

Taiwan becomes first country in Asia to legalize gay marriage

At least 10 judges need to agree on the ruling to form a majority, AFP noted. Taiwan's pioneering gay rights campaigner, Chi Chia-wei, is one of the petitioners who brought the case to the constitutional court. Noting that the petitioner had been been appealing to the legislative, executive, and judicial departments for the right to same-sex marriage for more than three decades, the Court chose to step in. Read More

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