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by | May 25, 2017 | 14:30

On Thursday, the United Kingdom party revealed their election manifesto, which stated a second independence referendum would be blocked until the Brexit process had "played out". The Tories in Scotland are seeing their popularity grow, with the party now ahead of Labour north of the border. In 2011/12, up to 92% of Scottish voters supported staging the first referendum.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:06

It is a trip that has not passed without incident - many of them freakish, and plenty of them worthy of further analysis. At the same time, he urged Israel to hold back on settlement building in the West Bank, a longstanding concern of Palestinians and much of the world.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:52

Hours later, Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins confirmed that it was, in fact, "a network we are investigating". They said one thread of the inquiry involved pursuing whether Abedi was part of a larger terror cell that included Mohamed Abrini, otherwise known as "the man in the hat", with connections to the Brussels and Paris attacks.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:09

The brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi who killed 22 people when he launched an attack at an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester has been arrested amid reports he was "planning a terror attack in the Libyan capital". "There was a policeman, armed policeman, shouting", neighbour Omar Alfa Khuri said. Troops fanned out across London yesterday and authorities reconsidered security plans.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:52

Yang Moo-Jin, a professor at Seoul's University of North Korean Studies (UNKS), told NK News . "If you are supporting North Korea, you are against the rest of the global community", Haley said. North Korea's Foreign Ministry rejected the statement, saying it called into question the country's nuclear deterrence for self-defense purposes. As Agence France-Press reported , Harris emphasized the danger of North Korea's recent launching of several ballistic missiles, the latest of which ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:29

Asked if he was known to the intelligence services, she said: "the security services will know a lot of people , it doesn't mean they are expected to arrest everybody that they know but it is somebody that they had known before and I'm sure when this investigation concludes we'll be able to find out more ".

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:02

He cut short a visit to Russian Federation and warned there would be a tough response, likening the situation to the 1970s rule of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, remembered by many Filipinos as one of the darkest chapters of their recent history.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:48

When Melania Trump chatted with Sara Netanyahu on the tarmac at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv yesterday, the two women quickly discovered they had a common bond. "I hope that President Abbas heeds the principles, the clear, strong, moral, and practical principles that you enunciated today, President Trump", Netanyahu said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:58

As the situation remained tense in Manchester, police said they were responding to a call at a college in the Trafford area, roads were closed and they were assessing the situation. counterparts". "Our priority, along with police counter-terrorism network and security partners, is to continue to establish whether he was acting alone or working as part of a wider network", said Chief Constable Ian Hopkins, of the Greater Manchester Police.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:27

He sidestepped questions about how the report would impact the Senate Republicans' work to craft their own Obamacare repeal and replace bill, but said he had spoken to several senators about several provisions of the legislation. This health care bill was just barely passed by the House earlier this month. CBO and JCT estimate that in 2018 14 million more people would be uninsured under the bill than under current law.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:13

Ten days after the ouster of FBI Director James Comey, Democratic West Virginia Sen. "He was insane, a real nut job", the Times reported that Trump said during the May 10 meeting. They included media reports that Trump discussed sensitive intelligence on the Islamic State militant group with Russia's foreign minister. Comey was sacked on May 9.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:33

The suspended tour means she also will miss a May 28 stop in Antwerp, Belgium, two concerts in Lodz, Poland, and shows in Frankfurt, Germany, and Zurich, Switzerland. The attack has led to the United Kingdom terror threat being raised to critical - its highest level, which means an attack may be imminent. Early Tuesday morning, Hopkins also confirmed reports that a male suicide bomber was responsible for the attack, which occurred outside the arena in a public space.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:19

Former Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes has died, confirms Fox . According to a 2011 profile of Ailes in Rolling Stone, "friends describe him as loyal, generous and 'slap your mama amusing.' " Megyn Kelly has said that after Ailes sexually harassed her early in her career, he stopped and later became a loyal boss.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:48

President Donald Trump talks to reporters before a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , Monday, May 22, 2017 , in Jerusalem. "Once again, we reassert to you our positions of accepting the two-state solution along the borders of 1967 - the state of Palestine with its capital as East Jerusalem, living alongside the state of Israel in peace and security and good neighbourhood, as well as resolving the entire final status issues based on global law and worldwide long-term ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:04

At a weekend summit in Riyadh, Trump accused Iran of funding and arming "terrorists, militias and other extremist groups" in Iraq , Yemen, Lebanon and backing President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war. "The people said no to destruction". Iran announced some terms of the new investor contract at a November 2015 conference in Tehran , and it targeted signing the first deals in March or April of 2016.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:22

Trump's national security adviser at the time had repeated contacts with Russian officials, including about US sanctions, then lied about it. Against the many backdrops that have fed suspicions about the activities of some Trump associates, Special Counsel Mueller's investigation takes on singular importance.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:46

US President Donald Trump has met Pope Francis at the Vatican for a short private audience on the third leg of his overseas trip. WASHINGTON (AP) — To cover up or not to cover up? At least 80 percent of the nearly 1,600 who arrived in the first three months of 2017 are destined to be forced into prostitution, the group says.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:51

Herzog added that there were far more pressing matters in Jerusalem than the presence of the US embassy there. He reiterated the Palestinians' demands, including establishing a capital in East Jerusalem, territory Israel claims as well, insisting that "our problem is not with the Jewish religion, it's with the occupation and settlements, and with Israel not recognizing the state of Palestine".

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:50

The judge declined, for now. On Saturday morning, Collins and two friends were waiting for an Uber ride near a bus stop outside Montgomery Hall on the University of Maryland's College Park campus. A message left at his home number in Severna Park was not immediately returned. Much of that suspicion stems from Sean Urbanski 's membership in the Facebook group Alt-Reich, an invocation of Nazi Germany.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:07

Flynn has already refused to comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena for documents outlining his contacts with Russian officials, invoking his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination. In response, the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday sent a letter narrowing its request for documents. "The Fifth Amendment privilege does not apply to business entities, period", he said, adding that both Supreme Court and District of Columbia Circuit Court rulings would ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:55

Britain's terror threat level was raised to "critical" - the highest level - on Tuesday over concern another attack could be imminent. Britain's best-selling newspaper The Sun carried pictures on Wednesday of eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos, who was killed in the attack, and of Abedi under the words "PURE" and "EVIL" respectively.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:05

Police said three men were arrested Wednesday in south Manchester, where a day earlier a 23-year-old man was also arrested and a number of homes were searched. On Tuesday, Britain raised its terror alert to the highest level. Almost 1,000 soldiers are on patrol, supporting police at key locations. Army personnel are replacing armed police at sites including Buckingham Palace, Downing Street and the Palace of Westminster as part of Operation Temperer.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:25

Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya and possibly Syria as they piece together his allegiances and try to foil any new potential threats. Manchester police made four new arrests and searched an address in the city centre. "Due to the tragic events in Manchester, the 'Dangerous Woman' tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to those lost", a statement from her management at Universal Music said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:33

In fact, an Iranian nuclear capability is simply the ultimate terrorist weapon. White House national security adviser HR McMaster seem to confirm he would not use the phrase ahead of the visit. The Iranian threat has been a chief theme of the US president's remarks as he seeks to reassure Middle East allies and bring them together toward common goals.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:42

The military had aimed to quickly capture Isnilon Hapilon , a senior leader with Abu Sayyaf , only to be surprised midafternoon Tuesday by an influx of roughly 100 jihadi fighters backing him. "We will conduct house-to-house clearing and do everything to remove the threat there". We are fully aware that most Muslims are peace-loving. "America is still a superpower, and still the paragon of liberal democracy", Heydarian said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:05

Trump's White House is besieged by bipartisan questions about his alleged request to former FBI Director James Comey to halt an investigation into his former top national security aide. Donald Trump captured the bravery and courage, as well as the danger members of the Coast Guard constantly put themselves in to save others. Instead you choose the path of service.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:27

They added that Abedi became increasingly religious and interested in extremist groups. Earlier today the Abedi brothers' father spoke from Libya, where he said his son was innocent . The Abedi family, however, is a close friend to the family of al-Qaida veteran Abu Anas al-Libi, who was snatched by USA special forces off a Tripoli street in 2013 then died in United States custody in 2015.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:55

Trump has already promised Netanyahu that he would recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's "eternal" capital. "Moving the embassy will force the other side to cope with the lie they are formulating that Israel has no connection to Jerusalem , and will lead them to understand that Israel will remain forever and that its capital will be Jerusalem ".

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:39

But I have done this for 15 years so I expect myself to be absolutely ready no matter what comes. Mertesacker missed the first half of the season with injury and was then not selected by Wenger, but he will likely have to start on Saturday if Mustafi does not recover.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:14

Officials are examining his trips to Libya. A 23-year-old male was arrested in Manchester hours after the attack and three others were taken into custody in the city Wednesday. British officials, however, have not commented on whether Abedi had links to IS or other extremist groups. She also complained about US officials leaking sensitive information about Abedi to the USA media.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:09

It sought a wide range of information and documents about his and the Trump campaign's contacts with Russians dating back to June 2015. When asked by CNN whether his panel would hold Flynn in contempt, Ranking Democrat, Sen. Brennan said that while he was Central Intelligence Agency director he shared classified information with Russian Federation and other nations about threats related to terrorism.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:13

The Lib Dems say it will cost £ 450 million to extend free meals to all junior school children in 2018-19, rising to £ 725 million in 2012-22. This policy would include "a long-term plan to find more effective and sustainable ways of managing these franchises involving greater powers for local government".

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:32

President Donald Trump is "putting a lot of pressure" on Israel and the Palestinians to restart peace talks, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said . On Monday night in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian enclave run by Abbas's rivals Hamas, the Islamist movement organized a demonstration to denounce its labeling as a "terrorist" group by many Western governments, including the United States.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:03

A video posted on Twitter showed fans, many of them young, screaming and running from the venue. He was killed as he detonated an improvised explosive device at the Manchester Arena. It wrote that as described by police the terrorist attack ripped through a crowd of teenagers and other concert-goers late Monday after a performance by American pop singer Ariana Grande in the city of Manchester .

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:50

Chhavi, who is the second Indian-American to win Miss New Jersey crown, was announced the first runner-up to Miss USA . This was the second year in a row that the representative of the nation's capital won the Miss USA title. She said it is a privilege . When asked about health care reform and feminism, Miss USA victor Kara McCullough stunned audiences by claiming healthcare is a privilege , not a right, and adding that men and women have equal opportunity in the workplace.