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by | May 24, 2017 | 07:42

May says the incident is being treated as an "appalling terrorist attack". Parklife, a music festival due to take place in Manchester's Heaton Park on June 10-11, has announced it will carry on as planned despite the deadly explosion Monday night at nearby Manchester Arena .

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:49

The two leaders commented in response to reporters' questions about intelligence Trump shared with the Russians during a meeting May 10. Afterwards, he is expected to become the first sitting U.S. Education Minister Naftali Bennett , head of the nationalist Jewish Home party, was among the first ministers to shake hands with Trump, and took the opportunity to insist the United States should recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:29

Confusion followed as people fled in search of safety, and the sound of wailing sirens soon cut through the smoky air outside the arena. The British police said the explosion at Ariana Grande's concert is "being treated as terrorist incident".

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:16

The missile tested was the Pukguksong-2, a land-based version of Pyongyang's submarine-launched weapon , using solid-fuel that allows for immediate firing, KCNA said. North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un personally supervised the launch. The missile soared to an altitude of 1,312 miles before falling in open water about 480 miles from the launching site.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:30

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 on Monday. In the guest book, Trump wrote "This was a great honor - Peace!" At a welcoming ceremony at Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion airport, Trump said that in recent days he had found new reasons to hope that Middle East peace and stability could be achieved.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:08

Trump's requests to Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers came after then-FBI Director James Comey publicly revealed before the House intelligence committee in March that the FBI had an investigation into collusion to influence the 2016 election.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:10

Despite his incendiary comments, or perhaps because of them, Trump is now extending a proverbial olive branch to Muslim leaders, saying Sunday that "this is not a battle between different faiths". Mr Trump offered few indications of whether he planned to shift USA policy to better-fight terrorism. There were no promises of new financial investment or announcements of increased US military presence in the region.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:25

North Korea has significantly speeded up its missile tests over the past year or so and appears to be making tangible progress toward developing an arsenal that poses a threat to South Korea and Japan - which together host about 80,000 US troops - and developing an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the mainland United States.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:48

North Korea has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of previous year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States. So far, nearly all the North's missiles have been liquid-fuelled, which have to be time-consumingly filled with propellant before launch. It has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the USA mainland.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:43

The Dangerous Woman Tour is the third concert tour by Grande and supports her third studio album, " Dangerous Woman ". "I need my daughter home, I need to know where she is". 'We were making our way out and when we were right by the door there was a massive explosion and everybody was screaming, ' concert-goer Catherine Macfarlane said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:15

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver hugs new Green MLA Adam Olsen before supporters on election night. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, who now faces a hard choice in deciding whether to back the Liberals in a minority government, told reporters Wednesday that he is willing to negotiate with the other two parties.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:50

During meetings with Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday, he focused attention on the threat from Iran but also suggested Saudi Arabia and other Arab states were shifting their stance, potentially opening a window for a peace deal in the region.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:34

Manchester police say they are working with national police, intel agencies to investigate the concert explosion. ORIGINAL STORY: A "loud bang" reportedly caused the audience at the Manchester Arena to leave in a panic at Ariana Grande's Dangerous Woman concert stop in Manchester this evening (May 22), and police are now confirming fatalities.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:39

In his ten minute speech, Assange also pointed to the release of theAmerican whistleblower and former US Army soldier Chelsea Manning (formerly Bradley Manning) who landed in prison after she leaked almost 750,000 military files and cables to WikiLeaks.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:12

Washington lawyer Nina Ginsberg, who has extensive national security law experience, said that if Flynn turned over any personal records in response to the committee's subpoena , he would waive his Fifth amendment rights regarding those documents and have to testify about them.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:59

Emboldened by the election results, crowds of Iranians in the capital, Tehran , demanded what they hope President Hassan Rouhani's second term will bring: the release of Opposition figures, more freedom of thought and fewer restrictions on daily life.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:33

But when the USA delegation landed in Tel Aviv, Israel, Donald Trump reached a hand backward to his wife while Melania appeared to be having nothing of it. However, Twitter evidently is having a field day mocking the incident. They can not stop raving about how dignified and respectful the Obamas were compared to the Trumps.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:44

Then the unthinkable happened. Police carried out a controlled explosion on a suspect device several hours after the blast. We heard the explosion and the boom rattled in my chest. "Surely there is no crime more reprehensible than the murder of children". Grande, 23, was uninjured. Meanwhile the search goes on for those still missing, including Charlotte Campbell's 15-year-old daughter Olivia, who had gone to the concert with her friend Adam to celebrate his birthday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:42

The meeting was followed by a brief press conference after which Trump left Bethlehem to visit the Israel Museum and Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem . But what Trump heard at the Riyadh summit, which was attended by Abbas, was a total, unanimous, unambiguous endorsement of the Arab Peace Initiative.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:59

Police issued a message of solidarity with Manchester after a tragic attack. 'I would ask all members of the public that they are always vigilant and to report any activity that they believe to be suspicious, but at the same time it is important that people should go about their daily business as usual'.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:40

Moon said during his campaign he won't pardon Park or Samsung's Lee. And, camera flashes went off as the disgraced politician emerged in a dark-coloured jacket with her inmate number attached to it. But Choi, after denying her charges, gave a long speech about how the prosecutors are framing former President Park as a corrupt leader. "I applied for a seat because I wanted to see Park Geun-hye myself and attend the historic trial", Lee Su-jeong, a 19-year-old student, told The Korea Herald.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:40

Settler leader Oded Revivi pointed out that Trump overwhelmingly emphasized peace rather than two states, expressing, "We hope this means that we have moved on from this failed policy and will now work together to build true and lasting peace from the ground up".

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:35

Trump, who arrived in Israel from Saudi Arabia on the first-ever direct flight to Tel Aviv from Riyadh, said his meetings with Arab leaders, including King Salman, gave him hope that they can work together in the fight against ISIS and religious extremism.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:33

Although a full autopsy is not yet complete, People noted that the medical examiner ruled Cornell's death a suicide. Detroit police spokesman Michael Woody told AP Thursday morning that he couldn't release details about why police are investigating the death as a possible suicide, but noted there were "basic things observed at the scene".

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:07

Representative Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said the Post report is "yet another disturbing allegation that the president was interfering in the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe" and Congress "will need to bring the relevant officials back to testify on these matters, and obtain any memoranda that reflect such conversations".

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.