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What we know about the Manchester bomber

What we know about the Manchester bomber

It has been reported that the remaining dates will be cancelled in the wake of the attack, but this has not been confirmed. Officials are examining Salman Abedi's trips to Libya and possibly Syria as they piece together his allegiances and try to foil any new potential threats. Read More

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Putin, Macron talk Syria, LGBT rights at their first face-to-face meet

This is now the norm in Politics and Western Media, if you are not a globalist, socialist, cultural marxist then of course you must be under the influence of Putin and be working with "the Russians ". Syria agreed in September 2013 to destroy its chemical weapons programme under a deal negotiated with the United States and Russian Federation after hundreds of people were killed in a sarin gas attack in the outskirts of the capital, Damascus. Read More

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Donald Trump's midnight tweet turns #covfefe into viral meme

Taking aim at Trump's controversial relations with Russia, one woman on Twitter quipped that she had translated #covfefe into Russian, attaching a doctored image that showed the gibberish word to be a translation of "I resign". It's also closely trailing a report by the Wall Street Journal indicating the White House is considering a plan to have a team of lawyers vet Trump's social media posts before they go out. Read More

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Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned US reliability

Initial reports that Trump called Germans " very bad " prompted Gary Cohn , the director of the national economic council, to explain that Trump was only upset with our trade relationship and not necessarily the country itself. " President Trump effectively disavowed the United States' role as the leader of world trade and globalization", he said in a note to clients. "See the millions of cars they sell in the US, terrible". Read More

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Former FBI director Comey to testify publicly

Former FBI director Comey to testify publicly

The President also dismissed reports that he demanded loyalty pledge from former FBI Director James Comey at a private dinner.Trump responded saying, "No, I didn't but I think loyalty to the country, loyalty to the U.S.is important". While the White House initially pointed to a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, outlining Comey's mismanagement of the investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's private email server, as the impetus for his termination, ... Read More

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Thumbs Up? Zurich Man Convicted, Fined For 'Liking' in Defamation Case

Thumbs Up? Zurich Man Convicted, Fined For 'Liking' in Defamation Case

The Zurich man had accused Erwin Kessler , the president of the animal protection organisation " Verein gegen Tierfabrikenexternal link " and his association online of racism and anti-Semitism. The court ruled that the defendant was unable to prove that Kessler was an anti-Semite, racist, or fascist, despite the fact he had been sentenced for a racial discrimination charge in 1998. Read More

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Trump's Israel Trip Was 'the Moment' to Announce Embassy Relocation, Lawmaker Says

The president's historic decision to become the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall , one of Judaism's holiest sites , was a highly symbolic political and personal gesture. "It was a visit of intent, of his intent to reach out and help us reach a final agreement". The Cabinet's weekly meeting was held in the Western Wall tunnels to mark the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. Read More

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At Memorial Day events, SLO County honors those who sacrificed their lives

At Memorial Day events, SLO County honors those who sacrificed their lives

In 1938, Congress approved a bill that made November 11 an annual legal holiday known as "Armistice Day" that would honor the cause of world peace, but it was primarily used to honor World War I veterans. "He was in the Korean War and we're here to pay tribute". And that is as it should be - for while we imagine those honored today are grateful enough for the flags and the wreaths and the ceremonies, we don't believe they would want tears shed for them. Read More

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United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

Appearing on a Sky News/Channel 4 " Battle for Number 10 " broadcast, the Labour leader refused to be drawn on whether he would authorise a drone strike against a terrorist plotting overseas to attack the UK. He was pressed by Mr Paxman over comments he made following the Argentine invasion of the Falklands that "young unemployed men" were being sent to the South Atlantic to die in pursuit of a "Tory plot". Read More

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Merkel says can develop India ties and keep up US relationship

His latest rant is likely to only fan the flames of anti-Trump feeling in Germany and its neighbors in the EU. Will this put pressure on German automakers who manufacture cars in the U.S.? Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Germany visit is turning out to be hugely successful, as a number of agreements have been signed and new frontiers opened in economic cooperation. Read More

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President Rouhani: We reach destination by unity, Supreme Leader's guidance

Rouhani, asked if he had a message for Trump, appeared to signal that he was still interested in a dialogue despite the increasingly hostile posture taken by the new United States president toward Iran . However, while Rouhani's greatest political achievement to date has perhaps been the 2015 agreement with six major powers, including the USA, to curbing Iran's nuclear program, the Iranian president insisted that ballistic missile tests would continue "if technically necessary". Read More

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Philippine military says foreign fighters killed

Marawi , a lakeshore city of minarets that is the centre of culture for the mainly Catholic Philippines' Muslim minority, is almost empty after gunmen wielding black flags of the Islamic State (IS ) group went on a rampage last week. The heavy fighting began long before this past week in Marawi , however, and that is raising a lot of concerns that this is ISIS gaining a real foothold in the Southern Philippines , were a substantial Muslim population with a history of grievances is being ... Read More

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27 dead in 2 bombings in Baghdad; over 100 injured

Iraqi officials said the attack apparently involved explosives remotely detonated inside a parked vehicle. The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack, which happened just after midnight on Tuesday. A series of bombings tore through Baghdad overnight, centering on commercial districts where Ramadan observers were breaking their daytime fast and visiting the various food vendors. Read More

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Trump has fairly 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: WH

Trump has fairly 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: WH

Falling back on his most trusted form of communication, US President Donald Trump issued trade threats against one-time close ally, Germany, Tuesday morning. We will stop this". "They get along very well", said Spicer. Merkel had already begun finessing her message on Monday, stressing that she was a "convinced trans-Atlanticist", a message she repeated after a meeting with visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin . Read More

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President Trump to speak at Arlington cemetery on Memorial Day

President Trump to speak at Arlington cemetery on Memorial Day

Trump honored Gold Star families calling their fallen loved ones "angels sent to us by God", in his first public address since returning from his first trip overseas as commander-in-chief. Accompanied by Pence, Trump walked briefly among the white marble headstones and greeted families, including Brittany Jacobs and her 6-year-old son, Christian, who was dressed like a Marine. Read More

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Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing

Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing

The three men had been investigating factories that produce shoes for Ivanka Trump , the daughter of President Donald Trump, and other Western brands, he said in an email. Jacinta Fitzgerald, Project Just's head of research, told BuzzFeed News Tuesday that her organization had looked at the same factory CLW was investigating and tried to find information on working conditions. Read More

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S. Korea's new leader orders probe on US missile launchers

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea has ordered a probe after he says four additional U.S. THAAD anti-missile system launchers were brought into the country and the Defense Ministry failed to inform him. Mr Moon's order of a probe into the Thaad launchers came amid signs of easing tensions between major trading partners South Korea and China. He said the president "said it was very shocking" to hear of the additional installation. Read More

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House oversight panel chairman Chaffetz to depart Congress June 30

Rep. Trey Gowdy of SC, who led the House's Benghazi select committee, is considered the favorite to become the next oversight chairman. During his tenure, the media-savvy congressman launched high-profile and frequently controversial investigations into the Obama administration and other Democratic targets, notably Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state. Read More

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Trump quickly finds voice on Twitter after returning from foreign trip

President Donald Trump is in Taormina, Sicily for a second day of meetings with Group of Seven wealthy nation leaders. "All of us will be more safe and secure if everyone fulfills their obligations, the way they're supposed to, right?" "I reject with outrage the way this man takes it upon himself to treat the head of our country's government", said Martin Schulz, who is challenging Merkel for the chancellorship as an "anti-Trump" candidate. Read More

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Maroons ready to unleash "mad" Napa on NSW

They like when people are starting to doubt them. If these big guys can really muscle up and overpower Queensland then it will allow James Maloney and Mitchell Pearce just to play fast over the advantage line and it will allow our strike weapons to really see some football and hopefully cause some havoc. Read More

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Palestinians held in Israeli jails end hunger strike

Palestinians held in Israeli jails end hunger strike

Palestinian boys raise up their hands with chains, during a protest to show their solidarity with hunger striking Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails in Beirut, Lebanon, May 4, 2017. Hundreds of prisoners observed the strike aimed at improving prison conditions. More than 1,000 prisoners began the hunger strike and 834 ended their fast on Saturday. Read More

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Missile is highly accurate, North Korea says

Missile is highly accurate, North Korea says

According to KCNA, Kim said Pyongyang would develop more powerful weapons in multiple phases to defend North Korea against the U.S. February 12: North Korea tests a new midrange ballistic missile , the Pukguksong-2. "North Korea has shown great disrespect for their neighbour, China , by shooting off yet another ballistic missile. but China is trying hard!" The Pentagon will attempt to shoot down an intercontinental ballistic missile using its upgraded anti-missile system for the ... Read More

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Trump cries fake news amid Kushner reports

The Post's story cited United States officials who had been briefed on intelligence reports . Former US national security officials have suggested that such a line of communication would be out of the norm. But Mr Kushner's attorney Jamie Gorelick said his client "has no recollection of the calls as described". USA media said the White House is creating a new rapid-fire communications unit to respond to the controversy, led by Kushner, senior presidential adviser Steve Bannon and ... Read More

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Trump keeps up criticism of Germany

Trump keeps up criticism of Germany

Tension between Germany and the United States intensified Tuesday with President Donald Trump accusing the longtime USA ally of hurting the U.S. financially. Merkel on Monday repeated nearly word for word her message from Sunday, when she told her Bavarian conservative allies in a packed Munich beer tent that "we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands". Read More

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Hurricane season starts June 1

Hurricane season starts June 1

Governor Phil Bryant has declared May 29th through June 2nd as Hurricane Preparedness Week in MS to ensure residents are prepared for the upcoming tropical weather season. "It's really important that you know how to make phone calls and get in touch with people if your cell phone dies". What are the 2017 Atlantic tropical cyclone names? . Read More

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