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by | May 25, 2017 | 09:24

The encounter between the pope and first lady created what's being described as a "lost in translation" scenario: public media in Slovenia (where Melania Trump is from) report that the pope was asking about potica - a traditional sweet nut roll pastry from Eastern Europe.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:28

Army Sources on Wednesday said that the video from Pakistan claiming to destroy Indian post is fake as Indian posts have walls thick enough to withhold fire of Recoiless Gun. A retired officer said: "Artillery firing across the LoC is a routine affair. What is new is India is now formally claiming to have carried out such operations and publicising it".

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:29

However, no such awkwardness Tuesday, when they returned to the airport, this time to walk from Marine One to Air Force One, and the flight out of Israel and onto Rome. Ahead of his visit to the Middle East, the second leg of a nine-day tour that began in Saudi Arabia and will move on to the Vatican, Italy and Belgium, administration officials indicated that Trump might talk about "Palestinian self-determination", a nod towards the ultimate objective of statehood.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:02

On Tuesday, former CIA Director John Brennan told lawmakers he had noticed contacts between associates of Trump's campaign and Russian Federation during the campaign and grew concerned Moscow had sought to lure Americans down "a treasonous path".

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:15

Police said an officer and two soldiers had been killed in the fighting, with at least eight others injured. If I think ISIS has already taken a foothold also in (the main island of) Luzon, and terrorism is really not far behind, I might declare martial law throughout the country to protect the people.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:50

The White House readout also made clear that Trump pressed Abbas to address Palestinian incitement, a key Netanyahu demand. KEITH: And, he said, Netanyahu had assured him he wants peace, too. Sutton said he thought Trump had made a positive impression on both Netanyahu and Saudi Arabian leader King Salman. "President Abbas noted that he was ready to begin negotiating (with Israel) immediately", the readout said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:11

The two leaders have diametrically opposing views on issues as varied as immigration, climate change and arms sales. Trump gave Pope Francis a first-set edition of the books of Martin Luther King, Jr , as well as a bronze statue by a Florida artist called " Rising Above ", apparently meant to signify a peaceful tomorrow.

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:21

The decision came in one of a number of lawsuits accusing Republicans of taking steps at the state level to disenfranchise black and other minority voters who tend to back Democratic candidates. She also noted that District 12 was "making its fifth (!) appearance before this Court". The Tar Heel State GOP argued that this move was constitutional, since they were not diluting the influence of black voters for the sake of racial discrimination, but merely for that of partisan advantage.

by | May 25, 2017 | 07:27

Train services are being diverted to Manchester Piccadilly and the station is closed at Manchester Victoria. It connects the city to destinations such as Liverpool, Newcastle and Leeds with TransPennine Express and Northern services and is usually used by around 21,000 passengers each day.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:37

For the latest on outages, visit the BC Hydro website. Sharman said that as of Wednesday afternoon, BC Hydro had identified 169 separate "trouble spots" in the north Okanagan, Thompson and Shuswap areas, with 19,000 customers still without power.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:43

They know what the goal of terrorism is - to divide - and they won't let that happen. Asked whether the USA leaks had compromised the investigation, she said: "I wouldn't go that far but I can say that they are perfectly clear about the situation and that it shouldn't happen again".

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:17

Trump later visited the Western Wall and Yad Vashem, the Israeli Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem , and spoke at the Israel Museum, where he focused on terrorism. "And let me say, the Israelis would love to have peace", Rubio said. "He did not weigh in Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the USA would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians sovereign territory".

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:06

There is no other way. U.S. President Donald Trump says he will never let Iran have nuclear weapons. U.S. President Donald Trump (2nd L) and first lady Melania Trump (3rd L) stand with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2nd R), his wife Sara (R) and Israel's President Reuven Rivlin (L) upon their arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport in Lod near Tel Aviv, Israel May 22, 2017.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:30

Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. But he did not mention what has always been the goal of USA diplomacy in the region - a two-state solution to the conflict: Israel and a Palestinian state .

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:08

Relying on one of his preferred insults, Trump said he would call the perpetrators " losers , because that's what they are". "If Israeli and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East".

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:06

The girl seemed amused at first, but moments later, as she sat next to the water's edge, the sea lion came back. Fujiwara's video did not clearly show any blood or broken skin. Andrew Trites , of the Marine Mammal Research Unit at University of British Columbia, said the people surrounding the animal prior to the incident should have treated it with "proper respect".

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:09

Military spokesman Col. Edgard Arevalo said 13 militants had been killed, and that five soldiers had died and 31 others were wounded. Among those killed, Duterte said Wednesday, is a police officer who was abducted and beheaded. But Duterte said he would not allow abuses and law-abiding citizens had nothing to fear. "The civil-democratic rights of the people across Mindanao are being curtailed as they are subjected to checkpoints, warrantless arrests, curfews and other restrictions ", it ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:05

Miley Cyrus has dedicated her performance on " The Voice US" to Ariana Grande and the victims of the suspected terrorist attack after her gig at Manchester Arena on Monday. Among the dozen numbers were chances for the four finalists, who also included third and fourth place finishers Aliyah Moulden and Jesse Larson , to collaborate with some of the biggest names in music .

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:33

She confirmed that Salman Ramadan Abedi, the 22 year-old suicide bomber who carried out the attack at Manchester Arena on Monday that also injured 59, was born and raised in the UK Security services are working to establish whether he was part of a larger terrorist cell, she said .

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:13

It's not uncommon for hacking groups to reuse components of tools that other actors are known for. The WannaCry or WannaCrypt ransomware that infected tens of thousands of PCs worldwide starting May 12, and is still holding several thousand hostage, has been linked by security researchers to Lazarus group , which are said to be working for the North Korean government.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:43

Sunday's launch by North Korea was confirmed by the United States and Japan. "We continue to monitor North Korea's actions closely". One U.S. official said it appeared to be a successful test of the land-based version of North Korea's sub-launched missile, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:04

The measures allow security forces to monitor suspects and carry out searches without warrants, place suspects under house arrest, and ban public gatherings. Mr Macron wants to create a new law on the "moralisation" of politics to forbid politicians from employing family members. But Hollande was unable to get through parliament a measure that would have stripped bi-national terrorists of French nationality in certain cases.

by | May 25, 2017 | 07:44

On Monday, after many viral and freaky moments in Saudi Arabia during his first foreign tour, Trump landed in Tel Aviv , Israel . On Monday, the Trumps arrived in Israel, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara received them.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:01

The report was based on a Philippine transcript of the call that was circulated on Tuesday under a "confidential" cover sheet by the Americas division of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs. John Sifton, Asia advocacy director for Human Rights Watch, criticized the contents of the conversation. Last year, Duterte said he'd ignore human rights if ISIS fighters were to return to the Philippines from Syria and Iraq.

by | May 25, 2017 | 07:37

In a plea bargain by the same man who recorded Mr Temer, released as part of the document dump by the Supreme Tribunal Federal, the president is accused of taking 1.5 million dollars (£1.15m) in bribes. Temer faces a perilous investigation in the Supreme Court. The president denied any wrongdoing in a televised address Thursday and rejected calls for his resignation by thousands of demonstrators in the capital, Brasilia, and in Rio de Janeiro.

by | May 25, 2017 | 07:59

Ms May spoke to US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and several other foreign leaders on Tuesday about the attack, her spokesman said - she also visited the police headquarters and a children's hospital in Manchester.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:00

The previous night, a suicide bomber blew himself up near the exit of the Manchester Arena in northern England, where Grande had been performing, in an attack that killed 22 people and injured scores more. "Steve was just one of hundreds of people who forgot about their own safety and rushed to the aid of others, and we were both moved by his story", Sullivan said in a statement .

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:16

He said a man in his 20s, whose name he didn't know, lived there. At least 22 people we killed and 59 others injured in the blast which took place on Monday night shortly after the end of the USA singer's performance. Thomas de Maiziere's ministry said Wednesday that flags will be lowered to half-staff for the day on Wednesday. Rudd also scolded USA officials for leaking details about the investigation into the Manchester attack before British authorities were prepared to go public.

by | May 25, 2017 | 07:50

But the New York Times then published photos it says were gathered by United Kingdom authorities at the scene of the attack, including the remnants of a backpack, nuts and screws, and a device identified as a "possible detonator". Chris Upton, a teacher at the primary school Roussos attended, remembered her as "simply a handsome little girl in every aspect of the word". Callander's friends paid tribute to her on social media.

by | May 25, 2017 | 07:36

The form requests that the applicant list "any contact" they (or their family) have had with a "foreign government" or its "representatives" within the previous seven years. A new report says US intelligence services obtained information during the 2016 presidential election that showed senior Russian officials discussing how to influence Donald Trump through his campaign advisers.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:56

Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, advised Trump to discuss how to avoid another September 11 attack with the Saudi hosts of his first official visit overseas, Zarif wrote in an editorial published on Sunday. tried to encourage the countries of the region to purchase more arms by spreading Iranophobia", Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said, a day after U.S.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:08

Eventually, another Twitter user saw the post and reported that Heather's phone battery had died, but she was safe at the same hotel. She was waiting for Ariana Grande to come on. Taken far, far too soon. This picture of Ariana Grande supposedly backstage after the attack began to circulate on Twitter. Olivia, known to her friends as Oli, attended Tottington High School in Bury and was studying Music , RE and Spanish.

by | May 25, 2017 | 07:11

Archbishop Socrates Villegas , president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines , said the terrorists threatened to murder the hostages if the government did not recall the "forces unleashed against them", reported The Associated Press .

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:43

Witnesses described the horror when the bomber blew himself up outside one of the exits as the mostly youthful audience was leaving, with many parents waiting outside to collect their children. "We keep fighting back with Greater Manchester spirit". It has been a very dark night. "We will not let this divide us". "If you go back to early Islamist documents", Joshi said, "misogyny and cultural hostility have often been two sides of the same coin".

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:30

Jon Rouse of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership said there were 20 people still in "critical care" across Manchester by Wednesday at 8.30am, whose "horrific injuries" include major organ damage and potential loss of limbs.