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by | May 24, 2017 | 06:54

Though her name has also been cited in French media, Republican Valerie Pecresse appeared less than enthusiastic about serving under Macron , telling Radio Classique that although she had voted for him in the runoff his proposals on unemployment were not "audacious enough", and he didn't have "the necessary firmness" on security issues.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:13

The US president flew out to Saudi Arabia as a separate report claimed one of his White House colleagues is being targeted by the FBI in their investigation into alleged links between Trump's campaign team and the Kremlin. "He was insane, a real nut job", Trump said, according to the Times . "I respect the move", a blindsided Trump told reporters, again calling it "a witch hunt" and insisting "there is no collusion" between him "and the Russians - zero".

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:17

The two leaders also agreed to strengthen their alliance, the White House said. Some analysts believe North Korea refrained from major provocations recently so as to not hurt Moon's chances in Tuesday's South Korean election. It's now unclear if the two Presidents will see eye to eye on the best approach to dealing with North Korea's evolving nuclear weapon capabilities, despite their shared goals: while the Trump administration has pushed for a harder line on North Korea of late, Moon has ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:34

The US dollar, however, has mostly remained pressured, especially as other major currencies, most notably the euro, have gained significant tailwinds. Congressional investigators have requested copies of Comey's memos and testimony from the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief himself. May 2: Trump knocks Comey on Twitter .

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:16

Abbas said he was keen to "keep the door open to dialogue with our Israeli neighbors". The prime minister, who had a frosty relationship with Trump's predecessor, leapt to his feet when the president declared Tuesday that his administration "will always stand with Israel ".

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:08

According to the letter from Flynn's attorneys, the subpoena demanded "all communication records with any Russian official" and "a list of all meetings with any Russian official", among other documents. The former national security adviser will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against se. Cummings said he found it hard to understand how Flynn could have characterized his dinner with Putin as "insubstantial contact".

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:07

Trump officially invited Moon to the United States. In addition, the US armed forces recently carried out joint exercises with South Korea's military. Mr Moon acknowledged Chinese concerns about the system but said that Beijing should address the "restraints and restrictions" punitively imposed on South Korean companies operating in China.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:32

In his speech Sunday, he made no mention of the executive orders he signed after taking office barring visitors from several predominantly Muslim countries. President Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were joined by King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif Al Saud and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud at a signing ceremony that included Boeing products and services.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:31

But a number of music acts with upcoming summer gigs in Europe said Tuesday they won't change their plans. After chairing a Cobra (Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms) meeting here in the wake of the blast, May said a single terrorist detonated a device near the exit, at a time and place meant to cause maximum injuries.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:40

Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) meets with Lee Hae-chan, special envoy of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing , capital of China , May 19, 2017. "We're now at a crossroads in our relations", Wang told Lee as he urged the new South Korean administration to make a decision to "remove the obstacles" that stand in the way of healthy ties between the two Asian economic powerhouses.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:18

All the cases were recorded in the remote northeast equatorial forest region of Bas-Uele, near the country's border with the Central African Republic (CAR), according to the BBC . The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization says it has 300,000 doses of the vaccine available in case of a widespread emergency. The largest outbreak has been the recent epidemic in West Africa from December 2013 to January 2016 which killed more than 11,000 people.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:58

This, in turn, could alarm a more conservative Washington . But the new President, who won with 41.4 per cent of the vote, has also stressed that he would go to Pyongyang for negotiations only "under the right circumstances". Mr Moon might try to soothe Chinese concerns by suggesting that the system is temporary, and could be removed, pending North Korean denuclearization.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:19

Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. When meeting Netanyahu, Trump said Iran should have thanked the United States for the 2015 nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers because it led to the lifting of sanctions.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:59

Mrs May refused to give details of the cap, or the number of pensioners who would face losing up to £300 a year in winter fuel payments under another aspect of her shake-up. Jeremy Hunt said: "We couldn't be being clearer: not only are we dropping it [the cap], but we are dropping it ahead of a general election, and we're being completely explicit in our manifesto that we're dropping it".

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:17

But Tuesday's claim first came from Islamic State's media branch, hinting the attacker had a more direct link to the group. She announced that the army would be deployed on the streets to support armed police under a plan codenamed Operation Temperer, which was developed in the aftermath of the November 2015 Paris terror attacks .

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:56

The Labour Party has now apparently followed suit with an advert of their own - appearing directly below the Conservative advert but above regular search results - offering searchers the opportunity to get "The Real Facts" on the "The Conservative Dementia Tax".

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:03

Trump highlighted the "rare opportunity" he has to work with leaders in the region to ease tensions that have mounted over the years. The cool, calm, and collected rhetoric - even the subdued, slow-speaking voice - Trump used on Sunday seemed to starkly contrast the language he has become known for in the U.S.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:42

Harold Rogers, R-Ky. While Trump's draconian proposed cuts may be chilling, it is unlikely that all of them will go through Congress . The plan drew immediate fire from lobby groups, including from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget , which said it relied on "rosy assumptions ", gimmicks and unrealistic cuts.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:37

On his nine-day trip, Trump has noted that he is visiting lands where Muslims, Jews and Christians celebrate their founding beliefs, first stopping in Saudi Arabia , then Israel before heading to the Vatican for a meeting with Pope Francis, leader of the world's Roman Catholics.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:37

The Islamic State claimed it was behind the attack. Coats, a former Republican senator from IN, told the panel that the extremist group frequently claims responsibility for violent attacks. He was asked by Sen. Mueller is expected to meet with Comey in the coming days to discuss what the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director can say in public testimony that he is expected to give after Memorial Day.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:27

US President Donald Trump sought to defend himself against criticism that he provided Israeli intelligence to Russian Federation as he met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem today. "We can only get there working together, there is no other way". Trump has vowed to do whatever is necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians - something he has called "the ultimate deal" - but has given little indication of how he could revive negotiations that collapsed in ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:07

The moment was abrupt interruption of an otherwise warm and smooth welcome for Trump to the Holy Land. "Above all, America seeks peace - not war". Trump, arriving from Saudi Arabia, declared he saw the possibility of new alignment of Muslim nations and Israel against a shared foe - Iran.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:36

The attack was the deadliest in Britain since July 7, 2005 when four suicide bombers inspired by Al-Qaeda attacked London's transport system during rush hour, killing 52 people and wounding 700 more. "This wicked ideology must be obliterated". Added to the symbol - commonly used to raise awareness of important causes - is a pair of bunny ears, which are closely associated with Ariana , having featured on the cover of her 2016 album, " Dangerous Woman ".

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:01

Glencore said on Tuesday that "discussions may or may not materialize and there is no certainty that any transaction will occur". The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter, that Switzerland-based Glencore aims to gain a presence in the United States agriculture market through a deal with Bunge .

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:55

Witnesses said the vest had been packed with shrapnel and chunks of metal to cause maximum carnage. "And that's when the screaming started", said 25-year-old Ryan Molloy. "What should have been a superb evening is now just terrible". Video from near the scene showed a caravan of ambulances heading to the arena. The first confirmed victim was Georgina Callander , whose death was reported by her former school.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:11

He said Mrs May's "hard Brexit" is a "time bomb under our economy" which will wreck Britain's future for decades to come. Mrs May's decision to pull Britain out of the single market was not on the ballot paper previous year and any final Brexit deal should be subject to a second referendum, he said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:03

During his stay in Saudi Arabia , Trump had accused Iran of fuelling "the fires of sectarian conflict and terror" in the region and called for its worldwide isolation. Trump arrived in Bethlehem Tuesday after weekend meetings with Saudi Arabian leaders in Riyadh, and a meeting in Jerusalem on Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu .

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:40

A beach at Funafuti atoll, Tuvalu, on a sunny day. The Paris Agreement is the first global , legally-binding climate deal in history, and as of April 2017 has been ratified by 144 of the 195 UNFCCC countries that signed the initial agreement, including all major economies and greenhouse gas emitters.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:15

Morgan Stanley now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $42.07. Ken Heebner decreased its stake in Morgan Stanley (MS ) by 5.04% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 15th. In terms of Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ ) stock price comparison to its moving averages, shares of company are 3.59% away from the 50-day moving average and 1.85% away from ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:38

Trump is also scheduled to pay a brief visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem , where he will lay a wreath. According to Bennett, the fact that Trump spoke about peace on a number of occasion but "avoided supporting a Palestinian state" shows that he does not intend to push for a two-state solution.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:57

It was Iran, Syria, Hezbollah and Russian Federation. Answering a question about defending people's rights, especially in the field of nuclear negotiations, the President said: "If we succeeded in the field of nuclear negotiations, it was because the whole Iranian nation were behind the Supreme Leader, building up a national integrity and unity, helping the administration to use people's power in global stages".

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:06

Mayor of Manchester Andy Burnham called the incident the "darkest of nights" and "an evil act". Taxi drivers of Indian-origin living in Manchester are providing free taxi services for the injured and the visitors to get them to the safe places after the attack.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:25

On Monday, Rep. Elijah Cummings , the senior Democrat on the House oversight committee, cited inconsistencies in Mr. Flynn's disclosures to US investigators during his security clearance review in early 2016. Gen Flynn's attorney, Robert Kelner, did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Monday, but he said on April 27 that Gen Flynn had briefed officials "extensively regarding the RT speaking event trip both before and after the trip, and he answered any questions that were ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:13

Flynn's attorneys have not yet indicated their intentions regarding the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena", Burr said through a spokesperson, according to ABC News. Representatives for the Senate committee's Republican chairman, Richard Burr of North Carolina, and ranking Democrat, Mark Warner of Virginia, didn't immediately respond to calls and emails inquiring about the committee's next steps.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:02

President Trump has called it a disaster and others say America has seen a significant boost in trade . Open trade is critical to ensuring North American consumers have access to fresh fruit and vegetables year-round, as well as ensuring growth and economic sustainability.