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by | May 25, 2017 | 22:54

President Obama created the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, which pledged to to cancel any remaining student debt for individuals who work for the government or nonprofits if they've been making their payments on time for 10 years.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:37

It is not clear whether the cutbacks - imposed as the government slashes spending across most departments to reduce its budget deficit - did anything to make Manchester more vulnerable to an attack like Monday night's bombing after a concert by US pop star Ariana Grande .

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:07

Trump traveled to the Vatican with the first lady Melania Trump, his daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner. Today, as part of his first major foreign tour, Trump visited The Vatican in Rome for an audience with His Holiness Pope Francis.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:47

He had been studying business management at Salford University in 2014 but dropped out. Minister Gerard Collomb said Wednesday on BFM television that British and French intelligence have information that Abedi had been to Syria. Rudd dismissed the idea -circulating online - that the prime minister had increased the terror threat opportunistically in the middle of an election, as the decision was taken by the JTAC, an independent body.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:39

This is not fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States and many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years and not paying in those past years. Explicitly endorsing it "would be redundant", the official said. "And usually the president has a few options on the table". He has already backed off his campaign trail claim that NATO is an "obsolete" organization, declaring during a joint news conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:25

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by | May 26, 2017 | 00:41

But Burr disagreed and said the committee has sent a letter to Flynn's lawyers questioning the legal basis for his refusal to cooperate with the request for documents. "Businesses are not protected by a Fifth Amendment, individuals are so we are going to continue to gather as much information we can in order to get to the facts", the senator added.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:05

He held a meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on the sidelines of the summit. "EU and the USA must remain close allies to protect citizens against terrorism, boost growth and jobs for future generations", Taajni posted on Twitter alongside images of the talks.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:59

The Swedish prosecutors have announced that they have asked the court to lift the order for the capture of Assange, a decision that seems to end a seven-year court case. The Austrialian has also said he is prepared for dialogue with U.S. and United Kingdom authorities. His site in 2010 leaked hundreds of thousands of secret U.S.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:36

The meetings of both these deceased liberal presidents with the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, father of Kim Jong-un, undoubtedly led Moon to think that he too should go on a mission to Pyongyang . The Trump administration has said there should be no talks until North Korea takes steps toward getting rid of its nuclear arsenal. He added that South Korea, the United States and Japan called for an emergency meeting of the Security Council scheduled for Tuesday to discuss a response ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:40

That saw a medium-range Pukguksong-2, which Pyongyang said used solid fuel, travel around 500 kilometres. Local media had speculated the object was a North Korean military drone. Satellite imagery suggests it could be ready to conduct its next test - which would be its sixth - at virtually any time. North Korea is on a clear path to obtaining a nuclear-armed missile capable of striking the United States , Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart told a ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:46

Though he said "seeing these types of contacts during the same period of time raised my concern", Brennan noted that the "contacts might've been totally, totally innocent and benign as well as those that might have succumbed somehow to those Russian efforts".

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:03

The White House said Mr Trump was looking forward to meeting Mrs May at this week's summits of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in Brussels and the G7 in Sicily, when he will discuss "America's unbreakable commitment to the United Kingdom and the ways both countries can work with allies and partners around the world to defeat terrorism".

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:54

Action News has learned it was a PennSTAR helicopter that was registered to the University of Pennsylvania. ABC6 reported that the Eurocopter twin-engine helicopter went down about one mile before the runway of New Castle County Airport.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:08

Duterte said a local police chief was stopped at a militant checkpoint and beheaded. Jo-Ann Petinglay, spokesperson of Western Mindanao Command, did not specify the targets of the airstrikes nor the aircraft used, but said they were launched against areas where Maute militants were holed up.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:26

The Security Council first imposed sanctions on Pyongyang in 2006 and ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and two long-range missile launches. France's UN Ambassador Francois Delattre confirmed the council would hold an emergency closed-door meeting on Tuesday to discuss new sanctions. In February, North Korea used a launcher truck to fire a solid-fuel missile that it calls the Pukguksong (Polaris)-2, a land-based version of a submarine-launched missile the country ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:23

The decision is in accordance with article 347 of the Bolivarian Constitution, which allows for the convening of a national constituent assembly with the objective of "transforming the state". "Venezuelans awake today in mourning for those murdered in our beloved Barinas". A part of the opposition has rejected the call, which would lead to a new constitution, saying it's a way to avoid elections.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:55

He said the horrific attack on a crowd of mostly children at an Ariana Grande concert, which killed 22 people and injured dozens more, underscored the urgent mission of his first trip overseas: Uniting Muslims, Jews and Christians to confront radical Islamic terrorism.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:32

NATO leaders will make decisions on the fight against terrorism and burden sharing at their meeting later on the day, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said here on Thursday. The Prime Minister will express her gratitude for the support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies following the "callous and cowardly" attack in Manchester which she will say was "all the more sickening for the way it targeted innocent and defenceless children and young people".

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:08

Ortega demanded access to hundreds of people detained by military tribunals on Wednesday, as violent and occasionally deadly protests against the administration of Nicolas Maduro continued across Venezuela. The former bus driver and union leader, elected in 2013, calls the opposition coup-mongers seeking to stoke violence and overthrow his "21st century Socialism".

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:25

On Palestinians' view on Trump's visit to the Western Wall, Pollock said they don't like it but accept it. On a visit to the Yad Vashem memorial, the president and first lady Melania Trump laid a wreath on a stone slab under which ashes from some of those killed in concentration camps are buried.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:24

He said that his son visited Libya a month-and-a-half ago and he was getting ready to visit Saudi Arabia. Officials are probing how often Abedi had traveled to Libya, which has seen an eruption of armed Islamist groups since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown and killed in 2011.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:52

The object crossed the demilitarized zone (DMZ) near Cheorwon County, Gangwon Province. The Pukguksong-2 flew about 500 km (310 miles), reaching an altitude of 560 km, South Korea's military said. Pyongyang denies any involvement. It said North Korea will closely watch how South Korea's "confrontation hysteria" would develop. Most recently, a North Korean defector sent leaflets containing information about the murder of Kim Jong-nam, believed to be the work of North Korean assassins, ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:36

Authorities believe he had help in building the bomb, which photographs published by the New York Times showed was sophisticated and powerful, and that his accomplices could be ready to strike again. The prime minister will also point to the "callous and cowardly" Manchester bombing as an example of why the worldwide community, including North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, must do more in the fight against terrorism, the official said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:29

At NPR, it's our goal to try and bridge that divide the best we can - to make the complicated understandable and relatable, and especially to tell you why something in politics matters. That should be the inherent role of a democracy. "I'm not going to even say that's the wrong way to read it". Trump then threatened Comey on Twitter, insinuating the existence of Nixonian Oval Office recordings.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:06

Also killed was 8-year-old Saffie Roussos , who a teacher called "simply a attractive little girl in every aspect of the word" who was warm, kind, "and unassuming, with a creative flair". She was waiting for Ariana to come on, she was so happy. Alex always spoke about her family in a lovely way. Denis Oliver, headteacher at Holmes Chapel Comprehensive and Sixth Form, said Nell was a "very bright and popular student", adding: "We are all devastated by the loss and as a school community we ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:12

It offers the press a chance to witness the body language of the two leaders and listen in as they explain their gifts. "We went to the Pope", Trump told Tusk and Juncker. and a bronze sculpture titled " Rising Above ", representing a peaceful tomorrow and created to evoke the values of unity and resilience. In the evening, the news service of the pontifical academies of sciences and social sciences tweeted that in a visit to the Vatican institution, Ivanka Trump signed a declaration ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:24

Yet despite extreme reductions in spending on health care for the poor, food stamps, education, science and other basic government programs, Trump's staff could only balance the budget by claiming vague savings and unspecified sources of new revenue - in other words, with trillions of dollars in mystery money.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:22

Donald Trump and his wife Melania, who flew in from Rome, Italy, were greeted at the airport by Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel and met with King of the Belgians Philippe and his wife Queen Matilda later in the day. free-trade agreement have been on hold since Trump's predecessor Barack Obama left office. Members are waiting to see whether Trump will deliver a populist message , and repeat comments that angered them when he hailed June's Brexit vote, which will lead to Britain's ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:18

United's defence was soon breathing a sigh of relief as former United winger Wilfried Zaha sent in a cross met by a superb Christian Benteke header struck the base of the post. Wayne Rooney is included from the start, doing his bit to raise the average age of a starting team featuring Joel Pereira, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Josh Harrop and Demetri Mithcell.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:33

They'd think that's a great name. Sen. Marco Rubio said Tuesday he is not optimistic that a major peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians is near, despite recent comments made by President Donald Trump . President Trump talked peace and Iran . "This wicked ideology must be obliterated, and I mean completely obliterated and innocent life must be protected".

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:36

Last weekend marked the end of that era as President Xi Jinping hosted an global gathering that sought to sell Beijing's "One Belt, One Road" ( OBOR ), a multitrillion dollar regional infrastructure initiative. Vietnam's president, Tran Dai Quang, used his first state visit to China to seek a boost in imports of Vietnamese farm produce, according to the Saigon Times.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:38

The official added that the intelligence-sharing agreement between Britain and the United States is built on trust and that leaks jeopardize active investigations. Mr Burnham told BBC's Newsnight that police had made a decision to take a "cautious approach" to releasing information "and yet the first reports were coming seemingly out of the United States".

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:47

While Trump has spoken frequently in the months since he took office about his desire to achieve what he has dubbed the "ultimate deal", he has not fleshed out any strategy his administration might have towards achieving it. "Drive them out of your places of worship. They should be picked by the people". Flying in 2008 , President George W. Bush flew direct from Israel to Saudi Arabia, according to The Washington Post .

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:05

Duterte is known for his sometimes-provocative remarks, which his office usually retracts later and blames media for spinning some of his words. Photographed through the window of a closed aircraft, an aerial view shows Pag-asa Island, part of the disputed Spratly group of islands, in the South China Sea located off the coast of western Philippines on July 20, 2011.