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Did Melania Dodge Trump's Hand Again?

Did Melania Dodge Trump's Hand Again?

It was unclear what prompted the videotaped moment. He checked out the Western Wall , Yad Vashem and the Israel Museum, and he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Read More

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Indonesia arrests 3 suspects in bombings that killed police

Indonesia arrests 3 suspects in bombings that killed police

Hundreds of Indonesians have flocked overseas to fight with the armed group in Syria and Iraq, and ISIL-linked combatants have been accused of being behind a series of recent plots and attacks across Indonesia. Police had earlier given a different spelling of Salam's name and said he was a different age. Islamic State have claimed responsibility for the incident. Read More

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Indigenous treaty process won't be easy: Turnbull

Indigenous treaty process won't be easy: Turnbull

Now while it's not exactly as widely available as the standard emoji keyboard, Twitter has chose to bring the Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander flags to the platform, using certain hashtags. "Overwhelmingly around the country, people are wanting to negotiate a proper settlement between us all". It has called for a "Makarrata Commission" to supervise agreements between Indigenous groups and government and a period of truth-telling about the treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... Read More

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Police 'stop sharing Manchester bomb intelligence' after series of leaks

Police 'stop sharing Manchester bomb intelligence' after series of leaks

U.S. President Trump vowed on Thursday to bring anyone caught leaking U.S. intelligence to justice after British police stopped sharing information about the Manchester suicide bombing with the United States. "I think he saw children - Muslim children - dying everywhere, and wanted revenge", she said. He said the relationship between the United States and Britain was the most cherished of all US ties. Read More

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Trump declares Palestine ready for peace talks

Trump declares Palestine ready for peace talks

And so many people I spoke to here, Israelis and Palestinians, said, why should Trump be any different? Trump delivered his remarks alongside Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem , where the two men met to advance peace talks on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More

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New developments in Manchester attack probe

New developments in Manchester attack probe

But on Thursday the leaks continued, culminating in a New York Times article which included detailed forensic pictures of the crime scene outside the Manchester Arena , including the remains of the bag that Abedi used. Greater Manchester Police Chief Ian Hopkins said Friday there is no place for discrimination and hatred in Manchester and urged people to report any incidents. Read More

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CBO report rips GOP health bill

It comes three weeks after the House passed the legislation with only Republican votes, and as Senate Republicans try crafting their own version, which they say will be different. The Congressional Budget Office , a non-partisan group of experts who analyse United States legislation, said the bill would reduce federal deficits by US$119 billion between 2017 and 2026. Read More

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White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

Trump said during his campaign that he is open to lifting the sanctions , but his ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has said the administration would not lift them unless Russian Federation returns Crimea to Ukraine . President Trump and myself - that we have a common opinion about Russia ", Tusk told reporters at European Union headquarters in Brussels. "Since our last G7 summit in Japan , we haven't seen anything that would justify a change in our sanctions policy ... Read More

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EU's Tusk calls on G7 to maintain Russia sanctions

Cohn said this just days after telling the media that the Trump administration was "looking at" the issue and had not yet arrived at a firm position. President Donald Trump is leaning toward maintaining sanctions against Russian Federation that were adopted by the Obama administration in response to Moscow's alleged interference in the USA presidential election, a senior administration official said Thursday. Read More

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Ariana Grande cancels concerts, suspends world tour after Manchester bombing

Ariana Grande cancels concerts, suspends world tour after Manchester bombing

It comes as British authorities work to uncover the "network" behind the deadly attack, with six men in custody in England and Libya with fears a second attack may be imminent. "We have protected counter-terrorism police funding, we've increased the funding for our security and intelligence agencies and we continue to provide them with the support they need", she insisted. Read More

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With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

Over half of those becoming uninsured, 14 million people, would come from the bill's $834 billion in cuts over 10 years to Medicaid, which provides health coverage to poor and disabled people. "I think it was probably one of the more productive series of conversations we've had with him", said House Speaker Tim Armstead. As "bathroom bills" targeting transgender individuals falter across the USA - rejected even in conservative bastions like Kansas and Arkansas following the upheaval over a ... Read More

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Ariana Grande Suspends Tour After Manchester Attack

Ariana Grande Suspends Tour After Manchester Attack

Law enforcement in the United Kingdom continued to expand its investigation Wednesday, citing a wider terror network and arresting at least six people in connection with the attack. Some news reports indicated that security forces were on the hunt for a second device made by Abedi, which may now be with a member of this network. Read More

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3 foreign climbers dead, 1 missing near top of Mount Everest

3 foreign climbers dead, 1 missing near top of Mount Everest

Roland Yearwood , a 50-year-old physician from Alabama, passed away at an altitude of around 27,500ft in the "death zone" - an area on the mountain notorious for having thin air . The guide left Kumar with supplementary oxygen as he could not walk. Though the guide made it to a camp, teams have not been able to locate Kumar. In 2014, an avalanche on Khumbu Glacier killed 16 climbing guides, which forced the season to be canceled. Read More

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Father of Manchester bomber says he didn't expect attack

Just under 1,000 soldiers have already been deployed, initially in London , then elsewhere. Britain's terror threat assessment has been hiked to "critical", the highest level, meaning an attack is considered imminent. May will tell fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members that the alliance should formally commit itself to the coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Read More

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Pablo Zabaleta to leave Manchester City in the summer

The result doesn't mean much for Leicester on the whole, but it's a massive result for Man City and the other Premier League teams in the hunt for a top-four spot. Leicester thought they had equalised in the second half when Mahrez beat Willy Caballero from the penalty spot after the Algerian had been brought down by Gael Clichy . Read More

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Iraqi forces release videos countering claims of abuse

The U.S. -led command has previously said 396 civilians have been killed in the more than two-year campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, though some independent estimates run much higher. CentCom included four civilians in a nearby structure in the official death toll. Local MP Faris al-Sanjari had claimed the coalition air strike had targeted a truck bomb causing a huge explosion. Read More

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Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco

Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco

Silva has been a critical part in Monaco's success this season, which has seen them crowned as Ligue 1 champions, as well as making it to the Champions League semi-finals. The 22-year-old Monaco left-back is set to start a heated battle in the north west of England for his signature as Manchester United and Manchester City prepare to lock horns for him. Read More

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Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

Comey was sacked last week amid an FBI investigation into whether Trump's presidential campaign associates colluded with Russian Federation to influence the presidential election outcome to benefit him. Rep. Devin Nunes, the chairman of the House Intelligence Agency, had to recuse himself from that investigation after a weird incident where he emerged from the White House and seemed to suggest he had evidence backing up Trump's groundless contention that he had been surveilled by the Obama ... Read More

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Manchester leaks will not damage US-UK intelligence relations

Mr Rowley said: "We greatly value the crucial relationship with our trusted partners around the world so we can collaborate and share sensitive information to defeat terrorism and protect the public at home and overseas". Relatives of the British-born bomber are being interrogated by Libyan authorities in Tripoli, where his father Ramadan and teenage brother Hashim were arrested on Wednesday. Read More

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Sweden drops rape probe against Assange

Sweden drops rape probe against Assange

Assange, who is expected to make an official statement from his Ecuadorean embassy hideout in London , used social media to vent his anger, hours after the Swedish prosecution chose to drop its rape investigation against him. "This unnecessary delay was despite the repeated insistence from the Ecuadorean government - ever since the granting of asylum in 2012 - that this interview was not only possible but that Ecuador would facilitate its carrying out in our Embassy". Read More

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