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by | May 25, 2017 | 20:00

Abbas said he was committed to working with Trump to reach a "historic peace deal". His assessment is based on the belief that, from the Palestinian perspective, although they could never agree to a formal peace treaty, they may be willing to live under a " hudna ", or truce, that would allow them to keep their narrative and still live in peace with Israel, as long as they didn't have to acknowledge it as a Jewish state.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:00

Trump and the pontiff reportedly discussed curbing the radicalization of young people across the world. Under clear blue skies, Mr Trump, who said sharp words about the Pope during the United States election campaign previous year, received a tribute from the Swiss Guard in a Vatican courtyard when he arrived.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:02

We thought that when Trump said " America First", he meant we would be neglected and left to our misery. President Trump's views on Islam are continuing to "evolve", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday. Coming at a time when Trump is doing all he can to roll back the nuclear deal painstakingly put together by the previous administration, expect Iran not to take this latest missive lying down.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:33

Think what you will about Donald Trump's relationship with the First Lady, but the evidence is not pointing towards a happy one. As Daniel pointed out, Trump came face to face with a major symbol of Israel's occupation during his journey to Bethlehem this morning "when his motorcade sped through a gap in the Israeli separation barrier that separates Israel from the West Bank".

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:19

Cape Town - Manchester United have never had to play with so much on the line - lifting up an entire city's hopes and spirits. Judgement was reserved until the final game of his maiden campaign, but in guiding his club to Europa League glory Jose Mourinho has restored the winning feeling at Manchester United .

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:18

The Senate panel on Tuesday chose to issue two additional subpoenas to Flynn's businesses and sent the letter to his lawyer asking about the legal basis for his invoking his Fifth Amendment right over documents as opposed to testimony . Schiff said the congressional investigations were vital because the FBI's probe wouldn't be public beyond possible indictments. Chaffetz, a Utah Republican, has requested that the Federal Bureau of Investigation turn over all documents and recordings that ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:29

In nearby Yadkin County, a gymnasium at an elementary school had two walls blown out and part of its roof ripped away. Around 6 p.m. Leonard said one person remained trapped in a trailer and crews were working to extricate that individual. On Thursday, The National Weather Service will investigate if the county's storm can be classified as a tornado. No injuries were reported. North Carolina Gov.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:43

An initial deployment of 984 had been ordered, initially in London, then elsewhere. Rudd's comments come in the wake of revelations that U.S. President Donald Trump shared highly classified information, reportedly obtained from Israeli intelligence services, with Russian officials earlier this month.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:02

They included a copy of his essay on the importance of saving the environment, " Laudato Si ", a countering of the type of climate change skepticism espoused by Trump. However, when it comes to meeting the Pope, visitors to the Vatican City are asked in advance to keep their shoulders covered, and their skirts below the knee.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:22

He said 13 Maute fighters died. Tuesday's violence was the latest in a series of deadly clashes with militants who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group, and are based throughout Mindanao. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella told reporters that martial rule had taken effect "on the grounds of existence of rebellion ". "If it takes one week, I will be happy, but if it takes five years of my term, I will not withdraw it", the President said, referring to the martial law.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:36

He added, "moving the embassy there [to Jerusalem] is a great statement to say Israel is here to stay". International Christian Embassy Jerusalem-USA Director Susan Michael expressed her concern that Trump was being advised to delay the efforts to move the Embassy and make it instead as part of the peace agreement between Palestinians and Israelis.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:40

But he did not mention what has always been the goal of US diplomacy in the region - a two-state solution to the conflict: Israel and a Palestinian state. "We believe you have the ability and the necessary influence over the occupying power's [Israel's] government to end the suffering of our children in Israeli prisons", he said in a letter to Mr Trump.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:20

Five people suffered minor injuries, according to this tweet from the airport. He gave the evacuation order and we heard screaming coming from the back of the plane. "The crew immediately deployed the slides and evacuated the aircraft", Guerin said. One of the injuries was described as a fall, officials said. The airport was closed for nearly two hours as the Boeing 757 jet was towed to the United hangar and its passengers were shuttled by bus to Terminal C.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:01

The truth of the matter is that there can be no plan for long-term fiscal balance that does not include both enhanced revenue and reform of the two biggest entitlement programs in the federal budget, Medicare and Social Security, which together account for 39 percent of all spending.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:38

Tuesday's announcement regarding the delayed regional elections is however unlikely to satisfy the opposition. While demonstrators are decrying current President Maduro for the country's triple-digit inflation, rising crime and shortages of food and medicine, they have also destroyed at least five statues commemorating Chavez, Maduro's mentor and the founder of Venezuela's "Bolivarian revolution".

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:08

Scott has said he's not philosophically opposed to marijuana legalization but has concerns about public safety, children's health and how to measure impaired drivers. We should know how we will detect and measure impairment on our highways, fund and implement additional substance abuse prevention education, keep our children safe and penalize those who do not and measure how legalization impacts the mental health and substance abuse issues our communities are already facing.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:11

Twelve children under the age of 16 - among the 64 casualties - were taken to the hospital by ambulance following the terror attack. The Queen condemned the "wicked" attack in Manchester as she met a North East schoolgirl recovering from injuries sustained in the suicide bombing.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:32

He has earlier declared martial law in the southern Mindanao region, where Marawi is located. One policeman and two soldiers died in the fighting, authorities said. "The recent pronouncement made by the President that the martial law in Mindanao will be as harsh as Marcos' martial law is a risky edict", NUPL Secretary-General Ephraim B.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:46

On Twitter , deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders wrote that the flight was a "historic moment". Mr Trump has also retreated from a campaign pledge to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, bending to the same diplomatic and security concerns as other presidents who have made similar promises.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:12

We condemn these terrorist acts on civilians, innocent people". One of those arrested was the bomber's older brother, 23-year-old Ismail Abedi. Another of Abedi's sons, Hashem, was detained on Tuesday evening in Tripoli on suspicion of links to Islamic State, said Ahmed Bin Salem, a spokesman for the Special Deterrence Force, also known as Rada.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:41

HOUSE Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas on Thursday explained why the Congress need not convene this week to tackle the martial law declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte in Mindanao. Details from inside Marawi were sketchy because the largely Muslim city of more than 200,000 people appeared to be largely sealed off and without electricity.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:54

Both officials turned down Trump's requests in March for a public denial, according to the Washington Post , which based its reports on information from unnamed current and former officials. elections past year and whether there was any collusion with Trump's presidential campaign. "I don't feel it's appropriate to characterize discussions and conversations with the president", Coats told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:53

Even before President Donald Trump began his trip to Israel, he had made history of sorts. That's when Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shiite cleric and protesters in Iran attacked two of the kingdom's diplomatic posts. He has taken a tougher line on settlements than Israeli officials had expected, urging restraint but though not calling for a full halt to construction.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:18

As a senator, Coats served on the Senate intelligence and armed services committees. He was asked about a Washington Post story that said Trump asked Coats and Michael Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, to push back against an FBI investigation that's been examining potential coordination between Moscow and the presidential campaign.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:17

As news of the intelligence leak surfaced in Washington, U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said Trump's conversations were "wholly appropriate". Between that and the crippling poverty among the occupied Palestinians, it also underscores that this is very much part of the West Bank. US President Donald Trump delivers a speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:31

Trump , I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". Trump sparked fears of an end to the transatlantic alliance when he dismissed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as "obsolete" while on the campaign trail and mortified the European Union by backing Brexit.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:03

Naturally, the unique sphere inspired many memes online where people couldn't resist comparing the photo to all kinds of pop culture moments that included another thing that glowed. "We wanted to tell the world that on the basis of mutual respect and shared interests, we are to ready to have interaction", he said. The president made no mention of human rights during his visit, and in the speech insisted: "We are not here to lecture - we are not here to tell other people how to live".

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:25

The United States and South Korea, which hosts 28,500 USA troops, have said the deployment is aimed purely at defending against the North Korean threat. Traditionally, the United States and China have negotiated new sanctions before involving the other 13 UN Security Council members. North Korea has developed its nuclear and ballistic missile programs despite heavy global sanctions already in place, and Chinese firms are among those alleged to help North Korea evade import bans and ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:38

But if you are unable to access the official website of Maharashtra board, then be patient because it may happen that due to heavy traffic and it might take time to display your 12th result. Around 15 lakh Maharashtra SSC answer sheets have been accessed. Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education ( MSBSHSE ) said that parents and students should not believe in rumours and should wait for the board notification.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:02

In a 2016 interview with Fox Business Network, Trump said: "You go to Brussels - I was in Brussels a long time ago, 20 years ago, so lovely, everything is so handsome - it's like living in a hellhole right now". "We are now in the process of force generation and I expect final decisions to be taken next month". The mini-summit will be President Trump's first opportunity to attend a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting with fellow heads of state.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:38

The government has already adopted measures of its own, such as a ban on exports from and imports to North Korea, and a ban on the re-entry of North Korean officials stationed in Japan who have traveled to North Korea. The U.N. Security Council is due to meet on Tuesday behind closed doors to discuss Sunday's test, which defies Security Council resolutions and sanctions.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:43

The ASX-listed manufacturer will use much of the proceeds in a $US265 million ($A353 million) share buyback. At Ansell's Sexual Wellness business, the company's smallest division, sales in China jumped 28% in the year ended June 2016. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to be completed by the end of September. The sale of Ansell's sexual health division, which makes condoms and lubricants, includes some of its worldwide manufacturing sites, as well as offices.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:26

Security Council resolutions", Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a statement posted on the Foreign Ministry's website on Tuesday. He said Japan is talking to the U.S., South Korea, and close neighbors Russian Federation and China to make sure pressure on the North is continued "and even strengthened so that North Korea will change its policy".

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:44

Cosby arrived at court Tuesday for the second day of jury selection. Attorneys must also select four alternate jurors. Two men and one woman have been picked for the jury that will hear Bill Cosby's sex assault case. She said she went seeking career advice as she considered leaving her job managing the women's basketball team at Temple University. A jury consultant, who sits to Cosby's left, is assisting his lawyers in picking jurors.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:46

That alarm is slowly morphing into anger as it has emerged British security services missed several opportunities to identify the Manchester suicide bomber, 22-year-old Salman Abedi , as a high-risk militant. A government source told the Guardian newspaper, "Protests have been lodged at every relevant level between the British authorities and our United States counterparts".