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by | May 26, 2017 | 08:09

It would accelerate the market's transition into "backwardation", when oil prices for immediate delivery are higher than prices for future crude shipments. Though prices were then higher, Driscoll said US producers are now so efficient that they can live with a lower market. As part of his proposed budget, he called Tuesday for the sale of half of the country's strategic oil reserves, which stands at 688 million barrels.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:04

Interior Minister Amber Rudd said the 22-year-old had been on the radar of the intelligence community before the attack late Monday at a concert by United States pop star Ariana Grande . "We don't believe in killing innocents". Meanwhile Akram Ramadan, 49, said Abedi had been banned from Didsbury Mosque for angrily confronting an Imam about an anti-extremism sermon.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:47

Macron said "I'm also very happy to be with President Trump". But as a 39-year-old who has never held elected office, Macron clearly was excited about the appearance with the USA president, which cemented his status as a new global player - and as a formidable handshaker.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:35

The missile was launched in Pukchang, which is just northeast of the capital, Pyongyang, and was said to have flown for 310 miles before landing somewhere on North Korea's east coast. Two suspected North Korean drones were found in South Korea in 2014, one on the island of Baengnyeong and another in the city of Paju, close to the border.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:19

Trump also visited Yad Vashem , Israel's Holocaust memorial, and left what many noted was a brief message compared to his predecessor's. "Everyone has to compromise", Tillerson said. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley declared the site part of Israel , while US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson dodged the question on Monday.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:16

Releasing dramatic videos of heavy firing on Pakistani posts, the army today said it has carried out punitive fire assaults on these posts near Jammu and Kashmir's Nowshera sector to check infiltration. In a separate operation in Naugham, four alleged terrorists were killed by Indian Army. When asked about the attack, Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit told CNN-News18 that he had not received any reports from Pakistani side on this.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:18

The Cavs chose to go under screens, giving Smart room to shoot and he burned them badly. "So when it bounced around, I was actually hoping it went in, obviously, but not completely disappointed that it was bouncing up there". He's been down with everything he's been going through, and then for him not to be here, I know that hurts him even more. "I didn't have it", James said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:15

Incumbent President Hassan Rouhani won a landslide victory in the elections by garnering over 23.4 million of votes (57%) from more than 41 million ballots cast on May 19. It is to be seen what this presages for the limited cooperation against the Islamic State between the USA and Russian Federation in the Syria-Iraq theatre, where Iran is influential against ISIS.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:27

Trump's new comments impugning the Germans for exporting cars were made in a meeting with the European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the European Council president, Donald Tusk . Trump has previouslycondemned German car-makers for importing cars into the USA, threatening them with a 35 percent tariff. Trump is bothered by Germany's trade surplus because many other countries have deficits, particularly the U.S.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:20

Netanyahu, for his part, got his government to approve a series of modest gestures to ease conditions for the Palestinians in the West Bank on the eve of Trump's visit. Trump's visit to Jerusalem has been laden with religious symbolism. He was not accompanied by any Israeli leaders during the visit. Yet the vast majority of white evangelical Christians, most of whom are staunch supporters of Israel, voted for him on Election Day and Trump has solicited the support and input of conservative ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:14

The committee issued a subpoena for Flynn to provide documents related to its investigation of possible Russian interference in the 2016 US election and whether there was collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia . Coats told senators at a Senate hearing that it would be inappropriate to discuss private conversations he'd had with the president. In a closed-door meeting, the Senate Intelligence Committee discussed their investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:24

Salman Abedi , a 22-year-old British-born man with Libyan parents, blew himself up on Monday night at the Manchester Arena indoor venue after a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande , whose fans are mostly children and teenagers. An imam at the Didsbury mosque that Abedi used to attend told the Daily Telegraph that Abedi had been a "dangerous extremist" who "showed me the face of hate" after the imam made a speech condemning IS.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:29

The leaks to US media outlets - which included photos and the name of the suspected bomber - infuriated United Kingdom officials, including Prime Minister Theresa May, who said she would "make clear to President Trump that intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure".

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:33

He said the most immediate step for himself and his staff was to draw up new subpoenas , but added that they would be doing research about what to do should they "have to go the route of contempt". "The end of that option is a contempt charge", Burr said. Everything but immunity, he added. American intelligence officials also had information about direct communications between Trump's advisers and Russian officials, as former CIA Dir.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:31

A tight-lipped Home Office declined to comment on the suggestion the intelligence had been leaked by U.S. authorities, just hours after Home Secretary Amber Rudd warned American officials not to share details about terror attacks, such as the Manchester bombing , before their United Kingdom counterparts.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:08

He was one of the two intelligence directors who Trump reportedly asked to publicly deny collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation, according to The Washington Post . "Yes, it is", Brennan said. He says that if someone tracks WikiLeaks' releases over time, it's clear that they are often timed to coincide with certain events or to undermine national security.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:18

University dropout Abedi, 22, grew up in a Libyan family that reportedly fled to Manchester to escape the now-fallen regime of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. "The public should remain vigilant", May said. Police are expected to be investigating if the bomb was assembled at the address. Home Secretary Amber Rudd had earlier criticized USA officials for sharing details of the atrocity with American media.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:42

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. However he did not mention what has always been the goal of USA diplomacy in the region - a two-state solution to the conflict: Israel and a Palestinian state.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:49

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a member of the intelligence committee, said she also plans to press Comey regarding what was discussed with Trump about Flynn and whether he was asked by Trump to alter the FBI investigation. Mark Warner announced late Friday that Comey will testify in a hearing to be scheduled after Memorial Day. Separately, The Washington Post reports that the FBI investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump presidential campaign ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:08

The former acting attorney general, Sally Yates, previously told Congress that the Justice Department was concerned that Flynn was compromised by the Russians and could be vulnerable to blackmail as Trump's national security adviser because of misleading statements he made to the vice president about his communications with the Russian ambassador to the U.S.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:11

The media's obsession with reporting on every perceived scandal they can find in the Trump Administration, whether real or fake, hasn't served the media's own credibility well, (at the very least with conservatives.) The study's writers found that conservative voters were turned off by the media's eagerness to uncover all the dirt they could find in the White House, when in many cases, these stories ended up being full of nothing more than hot air.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:07

Philippine officials who were present during the meeting were Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Cayetano, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Go. "Well, if you force this, we'll be forced to tell you the truth". "As long as China threatens the Philippines with war over the West Philippine Sea, the Philippines can never lower its guard in its dealings with China ", Carpio said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:53

One of those memos described a February Oval Office meeting during which Comey wrote that Trump had nudged him to drop the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Chaffetz made the announcement, according to Reuters, in a Thursday letter which specified that he sought documents that Special Counsel Robert Mueller wouldn't be investigating.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:57

Aside from participating in the opening ceremony of the exhibition, the two presidents plan to discuss bilateral relations, as well as the fight against terrorism and settling the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, the Kremlin said in a statement.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:04

The 31-year-old centre-back received his marching orders just 14 minutes into the Gunners' 3-1 win over Everton on the final day of the Premier League season on Sunday. " Shkodran Mustafi , we have some worries, because he is still sick at the moment". We need to own up to that. Wenger was confident his players' preparations would not be disrupted by the extra security measures being implemented as a result of Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester which killed 22 people ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:11

The conservative candidate Raisi has claimed, during the campaign, that he is the voice of the poor; but it seems poorer Iranians have trusted Rouhani, instead, as they believe he is the only one capable of terminating the sanctions. "In the bilateral sphere, South Africa and Iran share a long historical relationship, with Iran having stood with and supported the struggle for liberation in South Africa".

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:38

Soldiers were seen at the Houses of Parliament, May's Downing Street residence and at the London police headquarters at New Scotland Yard. The official also said his brother Hashim had told officials: "I know everything about my brother, what he was doing there in Manchester ".

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:35

Republican Reps. Doug Lamborn, Mark Meadows and Lee Zeldin, along with 39 other members, sent the letter just before Trump began his two-day visit to Israel Monday. In his remarks, Trump said the US welcomes assistance from any nation willing to help eradicate "violent ideologies" that he said have "caused so much needless bloodshed and killing here and all over the world".

by | May 26, 2017 | 06:54

Duterte has lambasted the USA since he came to power past year, calling Barack Obama a "son of a bitch", and has said Russian Federation and China are the only two major world powers he trusts. Duterte thanked Trump, reportedly saying that drugs were the "scourge" of his nation and that he was doing what he was doing to preserve the Philippines .

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:26

Addressing his first press conference after being re-elected as Iran's president, Rouhani said that Tehran has always favoured good ties with the regional and global countries. During his presidency, Iran has turned into a country with which it is possible to have affairs, and it is evidenced by Western investors, who rushed to conclude deals on the Iranian market.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:56

While there have been a series of mostly low-level attacks by Islamic State sympathisers in the past 17 months, police have not confirmed any Islamist motive for Wednesday's bombing. Police identified the man killed in February as a member of Jemaah Ansharut Daulah, a network of nearly two dozen Indonesian extremist groups that formed in 2015 and pledges allegiance to ISIL leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:37

While investigators believe Kushner may have significant information relevant to the Russian Federation probe, officials said it does not mean he is suspected of committing a crime or that they are weighing charges. Kushner initially did not disclose the meetings on an application for a security clearance. It is not known whether Kushner has received any records requests from federal investigators .

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:48

It was not immediately clear if that might include reviving work on the TTIP. He also suggested in the past that other countries might follow Britain out of the 28-nation bloc, although in recent weeks he has publicly revised that view, claiming the European Union has been doing a "better job " of late.

by | May 26, 2017 | 06:56

In a statement, Eilidh's parents Roddy and Marion said: 'Our family is devastated and words can not express how we feel at losing our darling Eilidh. Her friend, Laura MacIntyre, 15, was seriously injured and is being treated in a Manchester hospital.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:26

Following a private meeting with Abbas, Trump was expected to make remarks about the deadly explosion in Manchester, England. Later Tuesday, Trump will visit the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem, where he will deliver a speech. Yet Trump himself brought up a source of criticism. US President Donald Trump visits Jerusalem Monday to seek ways to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, a goal that has eluded his predecessors but that he says could be easier than "people have thought".