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by | May 24, 2017 | 07:58

U.S. president Donald Trump said he never mentioned "the word or the name Israel" during a recent conversation with top Russian diplomats. Trump took a trip to distract from his problems at home. Mr Netanyahu said he hoped an Israeli prime minister could soon make the same flight. After Israel, Trump's marathon maiden foreign trip will take him to the Vatican for an audience with Pope Francis, to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and to Sicily for a meeting of ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:57

US President Donald Trump has called for "far stronger sanctions" on North Korea and warned last month that a " major, major conflict " with Pyongyang was possible. Kong told reporters on arrival that the South Korean president had asked him to convey to the United States government and people his thoughts on South Korea and the alliance and the deployment of the USA missile defense system "Thad".

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:35

Ariana Grande tweeted: "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words ". "I don't have words". Manchester police tweeted it was responding to "reports of an incident" at Manchester Arena , where Grande was performing, and urged pedestrians to stay away from the area.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:01

Trump reportedly made the request after then-FBI Director James Comey revealed in congressional testimony on March 20 that Trump was under investigation. "I think we want to find out about what (Comey) can say about the ongoing investigation", Warner said. "With so many Trump administration officials potentially tangled up in this investigation and lawyering up all over Washington , such a recusal rule could make it extremely hard for the special prosecutor to hire a staff".

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:41

Sitting a distant third place in opinion polls ahead of the June 8 vote, the Lib Dems are styling themselves as the party of the 48 percent who voted a year ago to remain in the European Union. The tactic has won the backing of Nicole Verat-Pant, a French citizen who can not vote in the upcoming election but whose husband will vote for the Lib Dems .

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:43

President Donald Trump , whose slogan was " Make America Great Again " and whose chief rival was Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . A passenger aboard that flight said they were waiting on the tarmac when the pilot announced they had to evacuate. In one exchange the man says, "This stupid man over here that does not know how to speak English and it doesn't make sense, moron".

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:07

The sources also say the investigation is expected to "accelerate" in the coming weeks, but that doesn't mean criminal charges are near or will be coming at all. Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said Rosenstein would be questioned about a letter he wrote accusing Comey of missteps as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, including his handling of an election-year probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:51

So far, it is not known if any Irish citizens were affected by the attack. It is financed by the insurance industry with government backing, and pay outs depend on the British government deeming an attack to be terror-related. "I won't call them monsters, because they would like that term", said Trump, adding that so many "young, beautiful" people has lost their lives. "She's not turned up", Campbell said of her daughter.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:47

Trump's Bethlehem visit follows the USA president's meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday in West Jerusalem . "President Abbas assures me he is ready to work toward that goal in good faith, and Prime Minister (Benjamin) netanyahu has promised the same".

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:34

A senior official who was part of the Palestinian delegation said Trump is planning to try to relaunch peace talks, with a goal of reaching an agreement within a year. On the eve of Trump's visit, Netanyahu's Security Cabinet approved several confidence-building measures, including construction permits for Palestinians in parts of the West Bank under full Israeli control, a senior official said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:10

In his earlier speech at the National Assembly, Moon thanked the millions of South Koreans who peacefully protested for months seeking the ouster of Park, who was impeached and arrested in March and faces a trial later this month that could send her to prison for life if she is convicted.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:54

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn misled Pentagon investigators about his income from firms in Russian Federation and contacts with officials there when he applied for a renewal of his top-secret security clearance a year ago, showed a letter released by the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee .

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:31

Former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan says the world must stand together against "the extremists and terrorists" responsible for the attack in Manchester and similar senseless violence elsewhere. The increased terror threat level in the United Kingdom came less than a day after a suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena during an Ariana Grande concert.

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".