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by | May 24, 2017 | 21:42

The militants belong to the Maute group, which has pledged allegiance to Islamic State in the Middle East. "Any assertion by any world leader, including, US President Donald Trump , that Duterte is doing "an unbelievable job" by cheerleading a murderous campaign that has killed more than 7,000 Filipinos is not only a gross insult to those victims and their family members, but sends a signal to Duterte and his willing executioners that their lawless killing spree can continue with a ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:49

ESTRIN: Well, he's going to be doing the things that visiting USA presidents tend to do when they come here. During a press conference following Trump's meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem , a reporter asked Trump about reports he had shared sensitive Israeli intelligence with Russian diplomats.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:21

Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed that the terror threat has risen to " critical ", suggesting another attack on United Kingdom soil remains highly likely and could be imminent. Tributes have also been paid to 26-year-old John Atkinson from Bury, who was named by friends on Facebook as an apparent victim. One mother appeared on Good Morning Britain this morning to make a desperate appeal to trace her daughter, Olivia.

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:47

Officers arrived and found a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. She has no criminal record in B.C., according to the online court database. No arrests have been made. This is Vancouver's eight homicide of 2017. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 911, or if they wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:37

President Donald Trump calls those involved in Manchester attack "losers". Trump arrived at the Presidential palace in Bethlehem in the morning after travelling there by vehicle from Jerusalem. Trump said that he believes that Abbas and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu are ready to work on achieving peace. We'll negotiate it, in Jerusalem.

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:18

His visit to Saudi Arabia, and speech to leaders from over 50 majority-Muslim countries on Sunday, is reflective of that. Earlier, US President Donald Trump said during a visit to Jerusalem that Iran must never be allowed to have nuclear weapons while also denouncing Tehran´s support for " terrorists ".

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:46

The budget assumes full passage of the House-passed version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) to repeal and replace ObamaCare , which cuts United States dollars 839 billion from Medicaid and pulls funding from Planned Parenthood. It proposes more spending in several areas. There is some new spending in Trump's plan for fiscal year 2018, which starts in October. Those cuts are paired with the repeal of Obamacare's expansion of the program to 14 million people and amount to, by ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:53

The horrifying attack on the Manchester Arena last night left 22 people dead and hundreds injured, many of whom were children. Al Jazeera's Shafik Mandhai, reporting from Manchester , said the area near the train station and sports arena - the site of the attack - remained sealed off by police officers.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:41

There were two blasts in Kampung Melayu that went off five minutes apart late in the evening, police said in a statement. Another eyewitness, Sultan Muhammad Firdaus , told local television station Kompas TV that he had heard two explosions.

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:08

Andry said three people had been affected by the blasts. Transjakarta spokesman Wibowo has said Transjakarta passengers and workers are safe. Police and witnesses said earlier they had heard two blasts during the attack. The blast took place near a bus station in the eastern part of the capital Jakarta . TV pictures showed smoke rising from the terminal and police rushing to carry casualties away from the scene.

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:15

The Catholic church said rebels had taken hostage Father Chito Suganob, a priest at Marawi's Cathedral of Our Lady Help of Christians, and several churchgoers. He said Wednesday he is anxious about his wife, a secretary at the cathedral, because she does not have her medicines for a heart problem. I said, I will be harsh and sinabi ko nga sa lahat...

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:24

Having insisted that he was capable of striking the "ultimate deal" for peace between Palestinians and Israelis , Trump made no mention of a two-state solution, which has always been considered internationally as the preferred solution but which Israel's right-wing government has publicly begun to shy away from.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:35

Len McCluskey , general secretary of the Unite union, told Politico it would be a success for Labour if it could hold onto 200 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons - or 29 fewer than the party now holds. It said it could cut annual water bills by £100 and energy bills by £120, stopping dividends to shareholders while cutting the cost of interest payments on the companies' debts as the government would be able to borrow more cheaply.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:01

The Knutsford Young Farmers posted this tribute to 14-year-old Nell Jones this morning on Facebook and tributes have been pouring in for the Goostrey, Cheshire girl from around the world. "Her tutor group have been together since the transition from primary school". "I can not imagine the loss they must feel", he added. Nick Lewis, the dad of Nell's friend Freya, said: "Our situation is impossible to describe but the incredible support that everyone has shown us has been breathtaking".

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:32

Mulvaney's appearance was one of four slated Wednesday as Trump Cabinet officials fanned out on Capitol Hill to defend Trump's budget, which contains jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of domestic programs.

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:02

President Donald Trump who is visiting the region. Rouhani decisively won a presidential election on Friday, securing another four-year term. Saudi Arabia is both the world's biggest exporter of oil and one of the world's biggest importers of military hardware made in the West.

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:10

The attackers reportedly burned a Catholic church, the city jail, and two schools, as well as occupied the main streets and two bridges leading to the city of more than 200,000 people, Lorenzana added. Philippine authorities assert the situation is under control - though they have told residents in Marawi City to remain indoors and summoned reinforcements from neighboring regions to redouble their efforts to reclaim the city Wednesday morning.

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:49

Trump reportedly kept important staff in the dark because he was concerned about the news leaking. The White House denies the story. He was also set to welcome foreign leaders to the White House, with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday and President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia on Thursday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:55

The event marked the last of three public appearances that Trump made before the media since landing at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. But in preparations for the visit, a junior USA official commented to Israelis that the site is "not your territory".

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:40

North Korea has defied all calls to rein in its nuclear and missile programs, even from China , its lone major ally, calling them legitimate self-defense. South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-In, speaks during a press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on May 10. South Korea has complained that some of is companies doing business in China have faced discrimination in retaliation for the system's deployment.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:33

She said the request was part of an established plan known as Operation Temperer, which is now in force. "It was chaotic. Everybody was running and screaming just trying to get out", a concertgoer told Reuters . Footage was taken by a neighbour of the raid, where a controlled explosion was used to breach the door and a number of items were seen being taken away by police teams.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:49

They provided no details on the individuals arrested. On Wednesday, the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, one of London's most popular tourist attractions, was canceled so that officers could be redeployed. "In any case, the links with Daesh are proven", he said, using a term for the Islamic State group, which claimed responsibility for the attack on Tuesday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:46

President Trump just landed in Rome, the next destination on the president's four-nation, five-stop tour of the Middle East and Europe, after wrapping up a two-day visit to Israel. Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager as he allegedly attempted to stab a border police officer at a checkpoint near Bethlehem, on the eve of US President Donald Trump's visit to the city on Tuesday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:31

Trump has vowed to do whatever is necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians , dubbing a peace accord "the ultimate deal ". "So many young, attractive innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers in life", Trump said, echoing the theme he presented during his meetings with Arab leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:35

After years of successfully fending off more sophisticated strikes even as countries across continental Europe have fallen victim to bombings, Monday night's carnage reflected the fact that Britain is hardly immune amid a rising tide of extremist violence.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:56

Mr Brennan said he had warned Moscow against interfering in the United States presidential election, confirming that an FBI investigation had been opened in July. Mr Brennan said that he has an "unfortunately grudging respect for Russian intelligence capabilities". If Russia had collected more information about Clinton that they did not use against her during the campaign, Brennan said they were likely "husbanding it for another day".

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:41

President Donald Trump in the major address of his visit to Israel called for a coalition of nations to fight against extremism and insisted that both Israel and the Palestinians are ready for peace. But illustrating just how hard brokering a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians will be, Abbas also raised the need for a two-state solution, a capital in East Jerusalem and an end to the illegal "occupation" of the West Bank.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:40

British-born Abedi, 22, blew himself up on Monday night at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by USA pop singer Ariana Grande , attended by thousands of children and teenagers. In total, 12 of the victims have so far been named by friends, family and officials, with an 8-year-old girl among those killed. May said the national terror threat level was being raised from severe to critical, which means another attack is expected "imminently".

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:01

Trump delivered those remarks in a speech at the Israel Museum following his meetings on Monday and Tuesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. He said Iran should have thanked the United States for the 2015 nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers because it led to sanctions being lifted.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:12

He could be seen entering the holy site along with First Lady Melania Trump under heavy security. Trump called for 'a renewed effort at peace between the Israelis and Palestinians . While in Saudi Arabia, Trump accused Iran of fuelling "the fires of sectarian conflict and terror" while calling for its global isolation. Trump landed in Tel Aviv today afternoon, welcomed by officials including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he walked along a red carpet ahead of a brief ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:49

The mother of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell - who attended the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester England, with a friend - confirmed her daughter's death in a Facebook post. Officials are probing how often Abedi had travelled to Libya, which has seen an eruption of armed Islamist groups since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown and killed in 2011.

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:53

He also "approved the deployment of this weapon system for action". The regime's KCNA news agency stated the missile launch over the weekend was the final stage in Kim Jong-un approving the weapon for use in war. local time. "Building large solid missiles is hard", he said, adding it took decades for major superpowers such as France and China to go from a medium-range missile to an intercontinental ballistic missile .

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:20

The decision means security officers at the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre believe further attacks may be imminent . Witnesses in another area, Whalley Range, said armed police had surrounded a newly built apartment block on a usually quiet tree-lined street.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:55

Taxes: The budget proposal partly relies on the implementation of Trump's tax overhaul, with the White House stressing that the reform's lower tax rates would trigger investment, create jobs and help lead to the budget's optimistic annual economic growth projection of 3.0 per cent.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:43

The CIA alerted the Federal Bureau of Investigation to a troubling pattern of contacts between Russian officials and associates of the Trump campaign previous year, former agency director John Brennan testified on Tuesday, shedding new light on the origin of a criminal probe that now reaches into the White House .