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by | May 25, 2017 | 11:56

The White House-driven effort is a sharp shift from the practice of previous USA administrations that typically gave secretaries of state those responsibilities. president to visit the contested holy site that stands adjacent to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. The last round of peace talks, led by then-President Barack Obama and his secretary of state, John Kerry, fell apart in 2014.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:19

At least 22 people, including some children, were killed and 59 were wounded when a suicide bomber struck as thousands of fans streamed out of a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester on Monday. One man was arrested. Queen Elizabeth II has expressed her "deepest sympathy" to all those affected by Monday's bomb attack at a Manchester pop concert, where 22 people were killed.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:23

Another priority is resetting the federal-state partnership that funds Medicaid. The foundation further projects that halting the cost-sharing reduction payments would actually increase federal spending because larger rate hikes would lead to greater federal expenses on the premium tax credits.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:02

Among the victims identified was an 8-year-old girl, an 18-year-old college student, a Polish couple who were picking up their daughter from the concert and others. British Prime Minister Theresa May Wednesday chaired a meeting of her emergency security cabinet group known as Cobra to deal with the intelligence reports about Abedi and concerns that he might have had outside support.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:49

The Islamic State group's claim of responsibility echoed others the extremists have made for attacks in the West but with vague details that left open the possibility it was an opportunistic attempt at propaganda. Twelve of them were aged under 16. Georgina, who was photographed with Ariana Grande when they met nearly two years ago, has been described as a girl who "lit up the room" with the teen one of the 22 killed in the horrific attack.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:16

However, the sea lion which has now received celebrity status is receiving more visitors. Director of the University of British Columbia's Marine Mammal Research Unit, Andrew Trites, told NBC News the sea lion likely wasn't "attacking" the girl, but was trying to get more food.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:06

President Kiir said he has directed the prosecutor general to immediately review the cases of political detainees. The opposition, including Machar had described the dialogue to end the ongoing conflict as "bogus". "This so called national dialogue is nothing but a pretense to show the blind regional bloc and the global community that the Juba regime means business while they continue to loot resources and kill innocent civilians", Gabriel said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:23

As expected beforehand, more than 70 percent of Iran's registered 56 million voters cast ballots. "Iran's elections shows the regional countries that they can restore security through enhancing democracy and respect for the votes of their people", he said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:20

Trump also said that he plans to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later on his foreign tour, and said that peace between the two sides was possible. "Honestly confronting the crisis of Islamist extremism and the Islamist terror groups it inspires means standing together against the murder of innocent Muslims, the oppression of women, the persecution of Jews and the slaughter of Christians", the president also said in what was ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:19

The Pope may well have made a subtle point by presenting Mr Trump with both a copy of his articles on the urgency of protecting the environment and a small sculptured olive tree, while also stressing the need to "construct peace", but diplomacy still triumphed.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:02

President Donald Trump ended a visit to Tehran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia where arms deals worth nearly $110 billion were signed. "Americans resorted to many different methods against Iran but failed in all". Maybe they think they need to buy arms but we do not need to buy arms, we make them. Relations with the United States and Iran have been under deep freeze since the Islamic revolution of 1979, which deposed the Washington-backed shah.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:51

His brother, Ismail, and father, Ramadan, were among those arrested. He said Salman, who was in his second year of studying economics, was planning to return to Libya to spend the holy month of Ramadan with the family. British police said the suspect they arrested on Wednesday, was carrying a package which was being examined. Authorities initially believed Abedi had acted alone but are investigating whether he was part of a larger network.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:32

They will try to make it to the NBA Finals for a third consecutive season in Game 5 in Boston on Thursday. The Celtics have won their last two road games as underdogs of more than seven points. Without Isaiah Thomas , the Celtics finished Game 4 with four players who had 15 points or more. What's more, the Celtics managed to do what no one else had been able to do for this entire Playoffs run: they stopped LeBron, holding the Cleveland star to one of his worst playoffs performance ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:54

Police officers work at a residential property on Elsmore Road in Fallowfield, Manchester , to continue their investigations into the May 22 terror attack at the Manchester Arena. Among the confirmed fatalities were 8-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos and 15-year-old Olivia Campbell. The government decided Tuesday evening to put the country on the highest level of alert - "critical", meaning that a further attack "may be imminent".

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:20

Martial law is particularly sensitive in the Philippines because it was used by dictator Ferdinand Marcos to remain in power during his two-decade reign, which ended in 1986 with a "People Power" revolution. "I was in school when we heard gunfire". - A Philippine Roman Catholic church leader says a priest and several churchgoers have been taken hostage from a cathedral by gunmen in a southern city.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:55

Flynn was ousted in February for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with the Russian ambassador. And that only could happen if the Senate voted to hold Flynn in contempt and forward the matter to the US Attorney's Office for prosecution .

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:52

So far, Cars.com and Peloton have requested that their advertisements no longer air during " Hannity ". Soros has contributed money to the organization and Clinton acted as an adviser early on when the group formed in 2004 by David Brock , a Democratic operative.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:45

In some regions, people with pre-existing medical conditions and others who were seriously ill "would ultimately be unable to purchase" robust coverage at premiums comparable to today's prices, "if they could purchase at all", the report said .

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:41

Also, Trump and Francis have staked out different approaches to climate change, and their meeting comes as Trump weighs whether to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement, which he promised to cancel within his first 100 days in office.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:59

I said, I will not allow abuses. To my countrymen, do not be too scared. "I can not gamble with ISIS because they are everywhere". In metropolitan Manila's Quiapo district, where a bomb blast earlier this month killed two people and wounded four others in a Muslim community, police put up checkpoints on Wednesday, stopping motorists to inspect cars and checking documents of motorcycle riders.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:34

Manchester is home to Britain's largest Libyan community, which numbers about 16,000 in total, according to the BBC . The UK terror threat level is now at its highest level of " critical ", meaning more attacks may be imminent. Police on Tuesday staged an armed raid on a Manchester address believed to be where Abedi lived, carrying out a controlled explosion to gain entry.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:04

US President Trump during the two-day Riyadh summit in Saudi Arabia acknowledged that India was a victim of terrorism and also asked countries to ensure that terror groups don't find sanctuaries on their soil. Trump, who had repeatedly slammed former President Barack Obama for refusing to use the term "radical Islamic extremism ", himself backed away from the term yesterday as he stood before the region's leaders.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:28

Erdogan met Trump at the White House on Tuesday, with the two leaders pledging to improve ties between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies - even as Erdogan gave a stern warning about Washington's arming of Kurdish militia in Syria.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:55

Earlier, interior minister Amber Rudd said the bomber had recently returned from Libya. A French official has confirmed that Abedi traveled to Syria. They were escorted out of the building as police broke through the door to one of the flats shortly after 12.30pm local time . "Clearly this was a pretty sophisticated and powerful bomb", a high-ranking Western government official told NPR , explaining that officers believe Abedi received help in the attack.

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:57

During the campaign, Trump's doctor, Harold Bornstein , evaluated the then-candidate's lab results to be "astonishingly excellent", adding on the dubious claim: "If elected, Mr. on a Wednesday morning, an unusual day and an unusually early time. RICCARDO CRISTIANO , Reset Magazine: They qualified the meeting as cordial, which means that the meeting wasn't a cold one, but a cordial one, but, in any case, it was not a warm meeting.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:03

Solomon L. Wisenberg, a Washington defense lawyer who worked as a prosecutor during the Starr investigation of President Bill Clinton, said both of Flynn's corporate structures would likely have to turn over all business records sought by the committee.

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:41

The Washington Post broke the story, which is said was based on interviews with several current and former USA officials who spoke to the newspaper on background. Coats denounced classified intelligence leaks that continue to appear in the news media. "Last year, a federal judge appointed him to help settle more than 500 lawsuits against Volkswagen for its use of software to hide excess vehicle emissions".

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:21

He said Hashim was arrested late Tuesday on suspicion of involvement with ISIS - the terrorist group that has claimed responsibility for Monday's attack that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. The French interior minister provided more detail , revealing that United Kingdom authorities told his office that Abedi had probably visited both Libya and Syria, and had proven links with ISIS.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:54

He said the US expressed concerns about it to the Russians, and they apologized. The coalition said the pro-government forces advanced in a "deconfliction zone" and posed a threat to coalition-backed forces. "This strike should make it clear to all that coalition air power will be used when our ground forces are threatened", Harrigian said. Those are done when the USA believes it needs to be sure the Russians understand the situation, he said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:31

USA intelligence officials previously told NBC News that Salman Abedi - the 22-year-old British national who is believed to have blown himself up - had ties to al Qaeda and had received terrorist training overseas. The Chelsea soccer team announced it would cancel Sunday's victory parade in London to celebrate the team's Premier League title. The head of Britain's domestic intelligence agency MI5, Andrew Parker, cancelled his attendance at an global anti-terrorism meeting in Germany this ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:18

Martial law could also complicate an uncertain moment in U.S. Trump's improper sharing of information happened during the same conversation in which President Trump praised Duterte for his aggressive attack on drug useage and sale in the Philippines.

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:46

Casey carries a much different perspective than Mulvaney. It's really out of control at the federal level, but what I am saying is, if they cut medicaid funding, then we have to cut at the state level because most of the funding comes from the feds, but I will do everything possible to keep medicaid coverage for the disabled , for single moms and for children.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:30

Trey Gowdy during the intelligence hearing. I don't know. But I know that there was a sufficient basis of information and intelligence that required further investigation by the bureau to determine whether or not US persons were actively conspiring, colluding with Russian officials.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:16

Coalition officials initially tried to stem the advance of the Syrian military convoy with a series of warning shots and US aircraft carrying out a low flyover above the convoy in a show of force. CENTCOM stated that the airstrikes destroyed two front-end loaders, a piece of construction equipment, a tactical vehicle, and a tank. It was unclear if they resulted in any deaths.

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:50

We should not be talking about this race at all, because Greg Gianforte should have put it away long ago. Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate in Montana's special congressional election, has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he allegedly body slammed a reporter and broke his glasses on Wednesday night.