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by | May 24, 2017 | 19:01

Russian Federation is fine but whether it's Russian Federation or anybody else, my total priority, believe me, is the United States of America". The identity of the senior White House adviser is not known, but the Post reports it is someone "close to the president".

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:13

Trump is meeting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday in the West Bank's biblical city of Bethlehem . "I would like to reiterate our commitment to co-operate with you in order to make peace and forge an historic peace deal with the Israelis", he said .

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:25

Most foreign nations' embassies in Israel, including that of the USA since 1966, are in Tel Aviv . Netanyahu called Trump's flight from Riyadh to Tel Aviv "a historic milestone on the path to reconciliation and peace". Trump was presented with a Book of Psalms with his name printed on it by the rabbi of the Western Wall, Shmuel Rabinowitz. President Donald Trump speaks during a bilateral meeting with Kuwait's Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh .

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:00

Wrapping up the second stop of his five country worldwide swing since becoming Commander in Chief, President Donald Trump is now on his way to Rome. "It won't be simple", Netanyahu said . For the first time in many years, and for the first time in my lifetime, I see a real hope for change. Trump's visit Monday was laden with religious symbolism.

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:08

Trump told Netanyahu that he was "honoured" by the Prime Minister's invitation to visit Israel before calling for a renewed peace effort between Israel and the Palestinians. " Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon - never ever - and must cease its deadly funding, training and equipping of terrorists and militias", Trump said in Jerusalem .

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:27

Trump presented the pontiff some books written by Martin Luther King Jr, saying "I think you'll enjoy them". MALCOLM BRABANT: This biography of Pope Francis by veteran Vatican correspondent David Willey portrays the pontiff as a frugal man who abstains from the luxurious trappings of office and tries to maintain contact with the poor, especially refugees.

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:23

They expect $1.00 earnings per share, up 334.78% or $0.77 from last year's $0.23 per share. $1.33M worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) was sold by Preete Kerry J. About 271,959 shares traded or 138.63% up from the average. Banking group TBC (LON:TBCG) saw shares rise almost 5 percent on Monday, after seeing a 65 percent increase in net profit in the first quarter of 2017.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:48

Sara Netanyahu pushed back in 2015 by bringing in a celebrity designer to document the residence's defects on camera: an outdated kitchen, sticking doors, broken light fixtures and stained draperies. "What's happened with Iran has brought numerous parts of the Middle East toward Israel", Trump said at a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin. "We can only get there working together, there is no other way".

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:19

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia, and will begin his five-year term on 1 July 2017. Adhanom served as Ethiopia's Foreign Minister from 2012 to 2016, and Minister of Health from 2005 to 2012. The WHO is perhaps the most influential United Nations agency, charged with emergency response and shaping baseline policies for treatment of major health challenges.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:52

Under the order, armed military personnel replaced police guarding "key sights" and events like concerts and sports matches. Police have named British-born Salman Abedi (22) as the perpetrator of the bombing at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by U.S.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:55

The White House said the visit was unofficial and private. Netanyahu said Sunday that his talks with Trump would revolve around strengthening "the first and strongest alliance with the USA". He has since said the move was still being looked at. Afterwards, he is expected to become the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Western Wall , the holiest site where Jews can pray and located in east Jerusalem .

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:46

Military personnel will also potentially assist police officers at major events like concerts. Addressing the nation from her Downing Street residence, May said armed police who would usually protect strategic points would be replaced by members of the armed forces under Operation Temperer.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:42

House members on Monday officially sent SB 2078 with the bathroom-related amendment to the Senate , where the bill's author, state Sen. The measure was passed by the Texas House last week with 93 votes to 49. Both bills failed in the House after lawmakers faced pressure from the business community - which feared economic fallout - and LGBTQ advocates. Most believed the Texas "bathroom bill" was dead after S.B.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:50

According to the video, Hicks said, "Excuse me", to the woman who was standing in front of the aisle as if she owned it. "You're the one that's rude". "All this "go back to Mexico" and all that stuff". You know what you said. "It's not your country". "You're in America", the shopper tells Hicks.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:29

The president claims that the task is easier than what "people have thought". Trump will meet Netanyahu at 6:00 pm (1500 GMT). He also toured the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which is believed to be where Jesus was crucified and the location of his tomb.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:42

Some lawmakers in both parties raised concerns with Trump's reluctance to publicly vouch for US values in places where people are persecuted. Before boarding the Marine One helicopter for Jerusalem , the premier's wife, Sara Netanyahu , told first lady Melania Trump that they had a lot in common with the Trumps.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:48

The test Sunday involved a medium-range ballistic missile that has a shorter range than others fired by the communist regime in recent months, the White House said. North Korea said on Monday it successfully tested what it called an intermediate-range ballistic missile , which met all technical requirements and could now be mass-produced, although USA officials and experts questioned the extent of its progress.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:17

She was waiting in the foyer of the arena to collect her 15-year-old daughter when she was caught in the blast. Lots of love to you and your family. Speaking yesterday about his family at the arena, Kelly's uncle, lorry driver Paul Dryhurst, 59, said: "Kelly has shielded Hollie and Claire from the damage".

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:40

He said it is aimed at preventing activities in the province such as an alleged gay sex party that was raided in the capital, Jakarta. The men were sentenced to 85 strokes but the number was reduced by two because they had spent two months in detention.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:12

Newly appointed French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe at the handover ceremony in Paris. Like Macron, Philippe is a product of France's elite ENA college who once worked in the private sector and has little truck with the country's fraying left-right divide.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:59

A day before the meet, President Abbas had said the middle-east is living in a state of instability and conflict, especially since the Arab Spring. "President Abbas and I have concluded useful and detailed discussions that will add further strength to our partnership".

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:12

Oded Revivi, chief foreign envoy of the Yesha settlers' council, noted that Trump made no mention of Palestinian independence during his statement with Abbas, and only spoke of "peace", the Associated Press reported. Donald Trump's trip to Israel passed by in a flash - after all, the president only stopped in the Jewish state for two days. The U.S. has never recognized Israeli sovereignty over territory occupied in 1967, including east Jerusalem .

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:25

Earlier in the day, when receiving Mr Trump at the airport, Mr Netanyahu said Israel shared the U.S. leader's commitment to peace - but he also repeated his right-wing government's political and security demands of the Palestinians, including recognition of Israel as a Jewish state.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:34

He pulled out a note from his jacket pocket and placed it into a crack in the wall. "On those issues, there is a strong consensus among the nations of the world - including many in the Muslim world", Mr Trump said after a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin .

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:35

The coalition-backed troops used "shows of force and warning shots" to try to get the pro-Syrian government force to move out of the area, according to the official. "Coalition forces have operated in the At Tanf area for many months, training and advising vetted partner forces who are fighting" the Islamic State, or ISIS or ISIL, in Syria , the officials added.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:05

In a phone interview with The Washington Post , Col. Patrick Work said that the neighborhoods still held by ISIS in Mosul could be the most difficult to recapture, warning that "the hardest days are still in front of them". Iraqi forces, backed by a USA -led coalition, officially launched the operation to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city, in October. The operations for Iraqi forces have proved costly, with an estimated 980 soldiers killed and over 6000 severely wounded.

by | May 24, 2017 | 16:58

At least 22 people were killed and dozens injured after a lone suicide bomber targeted music fans at an Ariana Grande concert. "Words are not enough to convey the deep shock and sadness with which Catholics and all people of goodwill in the United States learned of the awful attack which took place yesterday at England's Manchester Arena", said his letter, released May 23 in Washington.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:36

The terror threat level has been raised to its highest level of " critical ", meaning further attacks may be imminent, she said. The status means armed soldiers could be deployed instead of police at public events including sports matches. Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told a Polish radio station: "The parents came after the concert to collect their daughters and unfortunately we have information that they are dead".

by | May 24, 2017 | 16:52

A Republican member of the Senate Intelligence Committee says "we will get to the truth one way or another" even though former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is citing Fifth Amendment protections in the panel's investigation into Russian Federation.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:07

The White House has denied that Trump pressured Comey in any way. The nation's intelligence director says he won't comment on a news report that President Donald Trump asked him to publicly deny any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:33

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd says Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi was known "up to a point" to the British intelligence services and police. She found out later that 15-year-old Olivia was among the 22 killed in the terrorist attack. "And that's when the screaming started", said 25-year-old Ryan Molloy.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:40

This took great courage; but more so it demonstrated that for Mr. Trump Israel is a country with which he is proud to be associated with, and its recognition as a Jewish state is an incontrovertible basis for Arabic and Muslim participation in the goals of his administration and the contours of global reality.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:16

An Israeli TV station quoted an American as telling the Israelis that the wall is not in Israeli territory, enraging Trump's Israeli hosts. Around a dozen ultra-Orthodox Jewish men had crammed into a tiny terrace on top of one house looking over, seemingly having been granted permission.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:42

For example, notable for its absence was anything related to the US steel industry, which has been promoted by President Donald Trump . A new trade deal will allow US beef and natural gas exports to flow into China while opening up the US market for cooked poultry and Chinese banks, the US Commerce Secretary announced Thursday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 16:56

The president's flight from Riyadh to Tel Aviv on Monday was believed to be the first direct flight between Saudi Arabia and Israel . Trump left for Jerusalem after the welcome ceremony for his meeting with Israeli president Reuven Rivlin at the President's House.