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by | May 24, 2017 | 10:45

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the carnage, though a top American intelligence official said the claim could not be verified. "News of Saffie's death in this appalling attack has come as a tremendous shock to all of us and I would like to send our deepest condolences to all of her family and friends", said Chris Upton, the head teacher at Tarleton Community.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:33

President Trump yesterday painted a stark new portrait of USA goals in the Middle East in a speech that exhorted Saudi Arabia and other Islamic countries to vanquish extremists and signaled the U.S.is abandoning long-standing ambitions to spread freedom and transform the region, analysts said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:11

The accusations against President Michel Temer have plunged Latin America's largest nation into crisis yet again, sending its currency and stocks plummeting and stalling a series of reforms created to pull the economy out of a protracted recession.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:55

However, Brennan said that he did not know whether any " collusion " existed as a result of those contacts . Brennan, who served as CIA director from 2013 until January 20, told the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that Russian Federation "brazenly interfered" in the elections , Efe news reported .

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:00

May met with her top security officials after the Manchester attack and said afterward that, "It is a possibility we can not ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack", according to The New York Times . London's mayor said there would be more police on the streets of the capital after the attack at the end of a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande in Manchester , 200 miles (320 km) north of London .

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:24

Brennan told the House intelligence committee on Tuesday that Russian Federation has used intermediaries to work with the WikiLeaks anti-secrecy group. He said the head of the FSB denied that Russian Federation was meddling, but said he would raise the issue with President Vladimir Putin. He said that it's possible Russian Federation saved some information that could have been released to damage Clinton's standing should she have won the presidency.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:58

Written contemporaneous notes of the request by Rogers' office might be turned over to special counsel Robert Mueller , appointed recently to head the FBI's Russian Federation probe. There is one key difference: So far, we only "know" these things from anonymous reports , as the White House emphasized in its statement on the matter.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:11

Notably, it has been reported that Mr. Mueller has been briefed on the contents of some of the "memoirs" that former FBI Director James Comey kept to document his conversations with President Donald Trump . But according to the report, the pair refused to do so because they thought the requests were inappropriate. "But no president gets to jail journalists", Bruce Brown, executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, said in a statement.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:07

While ISIS quickly claimed credit for the attack , both British and US authorities say they have yet to determine whether the terror group was involved. "As I turned around, boom, one loud noise", she told Sky News. Concertgoers received shrapnel-like injuries and described seeing nuts and bolts among the pieces of debris.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:38

May said Abedi was born and raised in Britain and a European security official said he was of Libyan descent. There was no immediate claim of responsbility, but Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said police are treating the blast as an act of terrorism "until we know otherwise".

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:49

Prime Minister Theresa May has said the terror threat level has been raised to critical - meaning an attack is imminent - and she has asked for the military to be deployed on the streets of the United Kingdom in the wake of the Manchester attack.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:34

In what was seen by analysts as a gesture of diplomatic courtesy, Abbas highlighted the role of Trump as the impeller of talks between Palestinians and Israelis. "The Palestinians are ready to reach for peace". Trump also warned of the threat from Iran to worldwide peace and told Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Iran would never have nuclear weapons.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:05

It was first revealed in September that DRB-Hicom was looking to offload a stake in loss-making Proton and that Geely and France's PSA Group, the maker of Citroën, DS, Peugeot-and soon Opel-cars, were the lead bidders. This deal will be the catalyst to elevate a brand that Malaysians resonate with", said Syed Faisal in the statement. DRB-Hicom did not disclose financial details of the deal.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:25

As fans and others around the world continue to try to make sense of the aftermath of the explosion outside Manchester Arena Monday night after an Ariana Grande concert , hero stories are beginning to emerge. Police said the blast occurred in the foyer of the arena, a covered area which links the auditorium to Victoria Station, a train and tram hub. The bombing, the deadliest since those on the London transport network in July 2005, saw Britain's main political parties suspend their ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:36

The council on Monday strongly condemned North Korea's "flagrant and provocative defiance" of United Nations sanctions banning ballistic missile tests and again vowed to impose new sanctions in response to its latest launch. Kim also said Monday that his country would continue to bolster its nuclear forces and "produce better and more "juche" weapons", a reference to the country's ideology of self-reliance.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:58

Tel Aviv, May23 :The awkward moments between Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump had another significant addition during the USA first couple's visit to Israel. "I am committed to trying to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and I intend to do everything I can to help them achieve that goal", Mr Trump said after holding talks with Mr Abbas in Bethlehem .

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:55

Twenty-two people were killed and 59 others injured when a bomber blew himself up in the arena foyer as thousands of concertgoers were leaving after a gig by USA pop star Ariana Grande . Witnesses described the horror when the bomber blew himself up. "It was chaotic. Everybody was running and screaming just trying to get out", a concertgoer told Reuters.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:41

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is in a stronger position after his re-election to push through plans for wooing foreign investors the country needs to boost oil production, according to analysts at Cornerstone Global Associates and SVB Energy.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:39

China is now expanding defensive forces in the South China Sea , including building air strips on man-made islands, which has raised concerns from Southeast Asian countries and the United States . "In my discussions with President Putin during the APEC, we agreed to boost our bilateral relations", he said , adding that there is much room to develop the mutual cooperation of Philippines and Russian Federation and many opportunities that need to be explored.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:25

The top military officers of South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed Tuesday to promote "substantive" trilateral defense cooperation against North Korea's provocations, defense authorities here said. The U.S. statements came as South Korean President Moon Jae-in convened a National Security Council meeting to discuss the missile launch, which Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a "challenge to the world".

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:22

White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said, "We thought that the assumption that the tax reform would be deficit neutral was the most reasonable", on May 23. "Do you think that's a waste of your money?" he said to the reporter who asked the initial question. The "real test" will be what happens next in the Senate, Laszewski continued.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:08

Speaking on talkRADIO , She said: "We're talking about your manifesto for being the next government of this country and you're talking about - it was your choice, I asked you, I didn't choose what we talked about - you chose first up to talk about basically a second referendum".

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:04

Attorneys for Flynn say that a daily "escalating public frenzy against him" and the Justice Department's appointment of a special counsel has created a legally unsafe environment for him to cooperate with a Senate investigation. The protest votes will not change the course of Mandelker's nomination. Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Flynn's move was "unfortunate but not unexpected" and the committee would gain information in other ways.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:18

On Tuesday, the Arndale shopping center near the Manchester Arena was evacuated after an explosion was reported there, though police said it is not related to the concert attack. In 2006, the critical level was triggered when a plot to blow up transatlantic airliners with liquid bombs was foiled. The move indicates that another attack could be imminent.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:57

Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also condemned the Manchester attack. Rubio also said that if reports that Trump asked two of the government's top intelligence chiefs to publicly deny evidence of cooperation between his campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election are true, that could impact the future relationship between the White House and the intelligence community.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:32

I will call them from now on 'losers.' Because that's what they are, they're losers. "So many young handsome and innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered... We can not stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people. The explosion killed 22 people and injured 59, according to Greater Manchester police.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:55

You're pathetic ". Green said that the voicemails were turned over, an investigation launched and that the calls to his office were being monitored. Green has also confirmed that officials are investigating the lynching threats. "We believe no person is above the law, not even the president of the United States of America".

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:00

Abedi is suspected of being responsible for the explosion at the end of a concert by U.S. pop star Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena on 22 May which left 22 people dead and 59 others injured. May says the measures include replacing police officers who now guard "key sites" with members of the military operating under police command. Authorities identified the suicide bomber in the deadly blast at a Manchester, England, concert , but it's not yet clear whether the Islamic State's ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:10

Trump opened the friendly call by congratulating Duterte for his " unbelievable job on the drug problem ". In a sign of warming bilateral ties, the two countries will set up offices of their defense attaches in each other's capitals, Natividad said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:57

Peace talks have been stalled for years, most recently breaking down in 2014 following disagreements over Israeli settlement-building and a Palestinian move to reconcile with the Islamist group Hamas. "What's happened with Iran has brought numerous parts of the Middle East toward Israel ", Trump said in public remarks at a meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:37

Some lawmakers in both parties raised concerns with Trump's reluctance to publicly vouch for USA values in places where people are persecuted. Trump, fresh off two days in Saudi Arabia , will journey to Jerusalem on Monday and his stay will include separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas .

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:35

They were all saying I did. "So you had another story wrong". In fact, there were no allegations that Trump mentioned the source of the intelligence to the Russian officials. The Trump administration announced several multi-billion dollar arms and investment deal during the weekend visit to Saudi Arabia, though faced criticism of ignoring human rights abuses in the Gulf state.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:36

London police said extra armed officers would be deployed at this weekend's soccer cup final at Wembley and rugby at Twickenham. "Anyone seen my daughter Olivia Campbell", she wrote. May spoke to US President Donald Trump , French President Emmanuel Macron and several other foreign leaders on Tuesday about the attack, her spokesman said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:07

President Donald Trump is meeting Tuesday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . " President Trump , working with you, I believe we can advance a global peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors as well as the Palestinians", Netanyahu said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:21

Police said dozens more were injured in the Monday night blast carried out by a male, who was killed. Manchester police chief constable Ian Hopkins told reporters: "The priority remains to establish whether he was acting alone or as part of a network".