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by | May 26, 2017 | 00:22

The country has been hit by a series of low-level attacks since, usually claimed by IS-supporting groups, but most have caused little damage. A gun and suicide attack in Jakarta left four attackers and four civilians dead in January past year, and was the first assault claimed by the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:24

Trump, you are not welcome here". In one nod to Trump, NATO leaders are due to agree later on Thursday for the Western military bloc to join the USA -led, 68-nation coalition against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. "We will win this fight". He will also speak at NATO's gleaming new $1.2 billion new headquarters . "We will never waiver in our determination to defeat terrorism and achieve lasting security, prosperity and peace", Trump said after unveiling a memorial to the Sept.11, 2001 ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:32

Rove said it was smart for the President to reassure the Saudi's that the last 8 years are over and a new chapter has begun. "I would like to reiterate our commitment to cooperate with you in order to make peace and forge an historic peace deal with the Israelis", he said, speaking through an interpreter.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:54

On Tuesday, Britain raised its terror alert to the highest level. University dropout Abedi, 22, grew up in a Libyan family that reportedly fled to Manchester to escape the now-fallen regime of Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi. He said the man is named Adel and is in his 40s, with a wife and several children. "If that's something that we did, I think that's a real problem", he said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:16

The Portuguese also became the first manager to win the two remaining continental trophies twice. The win preserved Mourinho's flawless record in major European finals, adding to his 2003 UEFA Cup victory with FC Porto, and his Champions League triumphs with the same club in 2004 and Inter Milan in 2010.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:49

The explosion occurred in a parking lot next to the bus terminal in the Kampung Melayu area of eastern Jakarta . The attack was the deadliest in Indonesia since January 2016, when eight people were killed, four of them attackers, after suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the capital.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:02

During his visit, Trump is expected to make a push to relaunch long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. A request for comment from the State Department was not immediately returned Wednesday. Yet some Israeli officials are less certain of Trump . "I will call them, from now on, losers , because that's what they are, they're losers , and we'll have more of them, but they're losers , just remember that', he went on to say".

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:04

The committee also sent a letter to Flynn's lawyer Tuesday addressing concerns that their original subpoena lacked specificity. Leaders of the Senate intelligence committee, which is overseeing one of the three separate inquiries into potential ties between Trump's campaign and Moscow, announced two new subpoenas for Flynn's business records a day after he rejected earlier requests for documents by invoking his fifth amendment right against self-incrimination.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:11

Trump raised the prospect that secret recordings may exist in tweet following Comey's dismissal - " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" The most recent crisis arose when the New York Times revealed the existence of a memo written by Comey detailing a meeting with Trump at which the president allegedly asked Comey to drop his investigation into Flynn.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:55

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that joining the USA -led anti-Islamic State coalition "will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight against terrorism and also improve our coordination within the coalition".

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:00

As gunfire crackled in the background, Herrera says authorities believe Isnilon Hapilon , who is on Washington's list of most-wanted te. The city of about 200,000 people was under attack by Muslim militants and people were packing into vehicles to flee the violence Thursday as army trucks rolled into the city center.

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:14

The attack killed 22 people. Young women - including very young girls - are Grande's core fan base. PR manager Martyn Hett is the latest person to be named as a victim of the Manchester Arena terrorist atrocity. Mr MacNeil, who has represented the island as MP since 2005, said the older girl is now being treated in hospital in Manchester. There's no news and I've just got to wait.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:57

Or the fact that the US President was walking side by side with the Israeli first couple, leaving Mrs Trump a step behind. On President Trump's trip, he first visited Saudia Arabia where he was cheered and lauded by royalty and common people alike.

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:35

Odell Beckham Jr. has missed several Giants' practices, because he's been partying with his rumored new girlfriend Iggy Azalea , according to Page Six . "I love my team and am excited about the season ", Beckham told Jones. A headline from the New York Post suggesting Beckham chose Manziel over his teammates seems to be the target of that derision, and it is an incredible reach.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:34

Mr Choudhury claimed during his trial that he was almost bankrupt because of the high cost of his legal fees and because his business was no longer thriving. He also denied to ABC News ever having any sexual contact with his students or followers. Choudhury was one of the pioneers of yoga in the USA, setting up shop in Beverly Hills in the 1970s.

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:10

The road in that section of the highway had already been shut down before a million tons of earth came tumbling down from a hillside, burying almost half a kilometre section of the highway, said Jim Shivers, a spokesman for the state's transportation agency.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:39

Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union on May 14 won the regional parliament in North Rhine-Westphalia, ousting a coalition of the Social Democratic Party and the Green party in Germany's most populous state. National polls show the Social Democrats trailing Mrs Merkel's conservatives by up to 10 points after drawing level earlier this year. However, AfD now has seats in 13 out of Germany's 16 regional parliaments.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:29

The UK home secretary, Amber Rudd , made "very clear" to U.S. authorities only hours before the latest leak that they were not to release information on the investigation to the media, the Telegraph pointed out. Theresa May talks with Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police Ian Hopkins. A Whitehall source told the BBC the leaked bomb images and analysis is "being raised at every relevant level by the British authorities with their U.S.

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:26

Abedi apparently traveled regularly back and forth from Libya to the a time when that country was becoming engulfed in violence and factionalism. British interior minister Amber Rudd said earlier that the bomber had recently returned from Libya. "Historically, and almost philosophically, the USA and United Kingdom intel services follow different paths", the official said on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to speak about the investigation.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:06

The stock has "Hold" rating by Independent Research on Saturday, June 4. As per Wednesday, August 26, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. The overall volume in the last trading session was 4.74 million shares, versus the average volume of 2.45 million shares. About shares traded. H & R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB) has risen 27.23% since May 24, 2016 and is uptrending.

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:35

U.S. sources were the first to reveal the identity of the bomber, leading to concern that police efforts to hunt down his associates could be impacted. "It is absolutely understandable the distress and upset this has caused those families, who are already suffering as everybody can imagine". And late on Wednesday, The New York Times published photos of items "found on the scene in Manchester", including possible switches and power sources for the bomb.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:29

Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana warned residents of the town with a population of 200,000 to stay indoors on Thursday, saying top militant commander Isnilon Hapilon may still be hiding there, citing "latest reports". The president imposed military rule on the island a day earlier after fighting erupted in the city of Marawi between government forces and members of the Maute militant group, which had previously pledged allegiance to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:11

Speaking before the House Intelligence Committee , Brennan said he was concerned that members of Trump's campaign acted wittingly-or unwittingly-on behalf of Russian Federation. He said he was "very concerned" about the disclosure of information. "I don't feel it's appropriate to characterize discussions and conversations with the president", he told committee Chairman John McCain .

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:08

Meanwhile, U.S. officials told reporters that the administration was prepared to share more intelligence with Turkey on the PKK . Trump has gone out of his way to foster a good relationship with Erdogan. Complicating that effort, however, was an announcement by the Trump administration that it plans to arm Kurdish Syrian fighters in the fight against the Islamic State group.

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:10

His scripted comments contrasted with NATO's choreographed efforts to play up the West's unity by inviting Trump to unveil a memorial to the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States at the new North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:47

Police have named British-born Salman Abedi , 22, as the perpetrator of the bombing at the Manchester Arena at the end of Monday's concert by U.S. pop singer Ariana Grande . Manchester police are hunting down a network they think orchestrated the bombing, and the suspected perpetrator's father and brother were arrested in Tripoli .

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:28

The cuts are likely to be shared again by a dozen non-members led by top oil producer Russian Federation, which reduced output in tandem with OPEC from January. On Thursday, Riyadh's energy minister Khalid al Falih said at the OPEC meeting that he expected the extension to ease the global crude glut sufficiently by early 2018.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:44

Jacobs persisted with his question. Ben Jacobs told ABC's "Good Morning America" that he was doing his job and asking a question of candidate Greg Gianforte as part of covering Thursday's special election. Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin issued a statement late Wednesday saying that authorities issued a misdemeanor assault citation for Gianforte , who is scheduled to appear in court by June 7.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:52

Macron said in a speech to French armed forces during a visit to the West African nation that French-led military efforts aim to create the conditions of a "sustainable peace". Images shown on French TV showed Macron disembarking at an air base in the eastern city of Gao. Macron, a newcomer to worldwide diplomacy, put counter-terrorism at the top of his security priorities during the election campaign, vowing to strengthen support for West African allies.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:47

The Washington Post on Wednesday shed more light on why he chose to make that announcement, which broke Federal Bureau of Investigation protocol not to comment on closed cases where no charges are brought. Comey did so, sources told The Post , he anxious that if Lynch were to have made the announcement that no charges would be brought, and if the document were to be leaked, "the legitimacy of the entire case would be questioned".

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:39

Army bomb disposal experts had arrived at the college. He said the relationship between the US and Britain was the most cherished of all American ties and that "leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security".

by | May 26, 2017 | 01:02

He was referring to the suicide bombing that killed 22 people in a crowded concert hall in the British city of Manchester this week. National Police spokesman Colonel Martinus Sitompul told AAP on Thursday morning that they suspect a pressure cooker bomb was responsible for at least one of the blasts.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:17

Trump faced protests on his arrival in Brussels but he is getting a red-carpet welcome from Western allies eager to persuade him that his earlier harsh criticisms of them were misplaced. He added: "I think you can expect the president to be very tough on them and say..." But Trump is set to face pressure from British Prime Minister Theresa May over leaks to the USA media of details of the probe into the Manchester attack.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:56

Moreover, the German government, one of the most prominent sponsors of the relief package for Greece, does not yet have an internally coordinated vision of the prospects of the Greek bailout. "We are not talking about a new programme but the implementation of the programme agreed in 2015", Mr. Schaeuble said . "There is no excuse for further delay on the issue of the debt relief", he said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:23

Ms Robinson said she took dozens of teenage girls to the nearby Holiday Inn Express hotel and tweeted out her phone number to anxious parents telling them to meet her there. Manchester police arrested five men and one woman on Wednesday, bringing the total held for questioning to seven, and searched multiple addresses in northern and central England .