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by | May 26, 2017 | 10:34

The young man, named by British police as Salman Abedi , exploded a homemade bomb and died inside Manchester Arena at the end of Ariana Grande's performance. "As we mourn the victims of last night's attack, we stand defiant", May said, according to a CBS report, adding that this is the highest the threat level has reached in the 10 years.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:34

Abedi's father told The Associated Press over the phone that they "don't believe in killing innocents". But Annemarie McNally, who was at the United Kingdom venue with her 13-year-old daughter, said Grande's encore performance of Dangerous Woman may have prevented further deaths.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:22

On CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer", Schiff said the House committee would mirror its Senate counterpart by issuing more specific subpoenas that Flynn would have a harder time avoiding with the protection of the Fifth Amendment.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:40

Iran's high literacy (especially among women)-unlike Pakistan's relatively low one-dictated moderation. But the juxtaposition of the election in Iran and the gathering in Saudi Arabia seemed to highlight a reality of the Middle East that presidents have long wrestled with: How to choose partners and seek U.S.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:30

Together, these changes would create major cuts in enrollment for the program: 14 million fewer people by 2026, and $834 billion in spending cuts over a decade. "Enough is enough. I promised my constituents that I would vote to repeal and replace Obamacare and almost a month ago, my colleagues and I passed the American Health Care Act".

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:36

The pope handed out rosaries to members of the delegation before the group posed for pictures following which the Pope bid farewell to the president and his wife. Trump and Francis clashed past year when the the pontiff said a man who thinks about building walls and not bridges is "not Christian ". There was never an apology in either direction.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:45

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will tell Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that she plans to withdraw her country's troops from an air base near the Syrian border if lawmakers are banned from visiting them. Just as notable as what Trump said , however, is what he didn't say. "Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they're supposed to be paying for their defence", Trump said at NATO's new headquarters in Brussels .

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:10

The sheriff's department said in the statement that Jacobs' injuries did not meet the legal definition of felony assault . Jacobs' version of the events was later backed up by a local Fox News crew. The 45-second recording does not contain a request from Gianforte that Jacobs lower his phone. At a press conference, Sheriff Brian Gootkin said witnesses were still being interviewed and that four other people had been present for the incident.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:23

The council on Monday strongly condemned North Korea's "flagrant and provocative defiance" of United Nations sanctions banning ballistic missile tests and again vowed to impose new sanctions in response to its latest launch. "The council is firmly united in rejecting the continuation of the launching of rockets by North Korea ", said council president Ambassador Elbio Rosselli of Uruguay.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:52

Trump said that he believes that Abbas and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu are ready to work on achieving peace. He also expressed his wishes for Trump to be the U.S. "Peace can never take root in a place where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded", Trump said, in apparent reference to the salaries paid by the PA to families of imprisoned terrorists.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:13

I will call them, from now on, losers, because that's what they are. Netanyahu and Abbas were not scheduled to meet during Trump's visit . TRUMP: There are those who present a false choice. It's there where Trump offered his condolences to the people of Manchester. He toured the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which by Christian tradition is where Jesus was crucified and the location of his tomb.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:44

Trump said that with determination and compromise he believes the parties can make a peace deal. And he also spoke of Israeli settlements and occupation and Palestinian prisoners. "I am committed to trying to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians and I intend to do everything I can to help them achieve that goal".

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:27

Republican politicians criticised Mr Gianforte but stopped short of asking him to withdraw from the race. National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Steve Stivers , an OH congressman, said the incident was "totally out of character" for Gianforte .

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:34

Roland Yearwood , a 50-year-old physician from Alabama, died while climbing Mount Everest , not far from the mountain's peak. Roland Yearwood, 50, from Alabama, died on Sunday but details were not immediately known. Nepal has cleared 371 mountaineers to climb Mount Everest during the current season ending this month which involved a vigorous selection process coupled with huge fee as deposit.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:15

In a unanimous statement backed by Pyongyang's ally China, the UN Security Council on Monday strongly condemned Sunday's test-firing of the medium-range Pukguksong-2, instructing the UN sanctions committee to redouble efforts to implement a series of tough measures adopted previous year.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:27

British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue with US President Donald Trump when she meets him at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels later on Thursday, a government source told Reuters. "When that trust is breached, it undermines these relationships, and undermines our investigations and the confidence of victims, witnesses and their families", a spokesperson said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:00

They were a "grave threat to our national security", he added, and pledged to get to the bottom of it. His remarks come after U.S. media published photos from the scene of Monday night's explosion, which killed 22 people and injured 116. "The British police have been very clear that they want to control the flow of information in order to protect operational integrity", she said, adding that she had made it clear to the USA that such leaks must not happen again.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:06

John McCain , R-Ariz., asked Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats whether Trump had asked him to "push back on the Russian Federation investigation" as was reported Monday by The Washington Post . Brennan said that he can not say definitively there was actual collusion. However, he steered clear of directly using the word 'collusion'. "Obviously, some won't - but we don't go into this presuming with most of these witnesses that we're going to have to fight to get their testimony ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:20

Saudi Arabia was a rotten first choice, she said , of all the nations in the world the new president could visit. Trump's Riyadh visit kicked off his first presidential trip overseas, with Saudi Arabia the first stop on a nine-day journey through the Middle East and Europe.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:40

Cops are still searching the truck, which Hof says is full of Amazon packages. Lyon County deputies quickly arrested a former employee of CT Trucking in Reno, and companies say that the man responsible, had already been wanted on another crime.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:07

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 the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries from January. OPEC is finally making the move that could help complete a mission that it's failed so far: shipping less oil to the USA, according to Sanford C.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:06

Net migration to the United Kingdom in 2016 fell by 25% to 248,000, but immigration experts warn of a Brexit brain drain as political rhetoric continues to make foreign nationals feel less secure in the UK. Work was cited as the most common reason for global migration into Britain, with 275,000 people arriving for work in 2016, a reduction of 33,000 compared with 2015.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:13

According to Israeli media, Adelson told police this week that Netanyahu had never approached him about the supposed deal with Mozes. The liberal daily Haaretz and Channel 2 television reported in January that the deal Netanyahu discussed with Yedioth Ahronoth's owner was better coverage in return for curbs, possibly through legislation, on competition from Israel Hayom .

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:00

By contrast, the mood inside the Mercedes camp was likely to be one of concern. With 55 race wins to his name, Hamilton is clearly the No. 1 driver , even though the team has not officially said so. The 18-year-old Canadian lost the auto on the entry to Massenet, one of the fastest and most demanding corners on the track, and smashed into the barriers, badly damaging the right-hand side of the vehicle.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:20

She then adds: "Because the majority of the people in Israel, unlike the media, they love us". Trump arrived in Israel today and is due to hold talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later in the day. More importantly, however, and what Trump failed to realize, is that by saying he "never mentioned the word or the name Israel", he essentially confirmed in public that Israel was the source of the intelligence he shared with Russian Federation.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:22

One of the major stumbling blocks has centred on a divergence of opinion between the Eurozone and the International Monetary Fund , which is not involved financially in Greece's current three-year bailout programme. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has criticised his country's existing policy towards dealing with Greece's economic crisis, backing Athens' demands for debt relief.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:43

Guccifer 2 .0 sent a link to the blog post soon afterwards to Republican operative Roger Stone , a longtime confidante and associate of then-candidate Donald TrumpDonald TrumpCongress's good intentions may be taking us down a risky road The proposed budget could end wasteful VA research Hasan Minhaj: People think WH correspondents dinner "just King Joffrey's goons" MORE .

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:54

Upon his arrival on May 22, Trump said there was a "rare opportunity" to bring peace to the Middle East. The meeting with Abbas in the West Bank town of Bethlehem came a day after Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu .

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:03

The remarks came as Iran announced the construction of a third underground ballistic missile production factory, helmed by Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, or IRGC . Among these skeptics are the conservatives Raisi represented, who regard the West with suspicion. "If the US president is committed to his own electoral slogans, and considers himself a friend of Riyadh's government, then he must engage the Saudis regarding the methods necessary to stop Takfiri terrorists from continuing to ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:37

The State Department also expressed its concerns about Iran's continuing violation of human rights by simultaneously issuing a semi-annual report mandated by the US Congress regarding sanctions imposed on parties involved in human rights abuses in Iran.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:42

While the president reiterated his desire to broker a peace deal, his visit produced no announcement on steps toward renewing negotiations. It is appalling that with the vast resources of the USA government and over $50 billion spent annually on intelligence gathering no one informed the White House of these readily accessible graphic insults against the president.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:12

Warner said it was clear "that a business does not have a right to take the Fifth if it's a corporation". "While we recognize General Flynn's constitutional right to invoke the Fifth Amendment, we are disappointed he has chosen to disregard the Committee's subpoena request for documents relevant and necessary to our investigation".

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:24

But disclosures in the US media about the Manchester attack have clearly troubled senior British ministers and investigators. The pop star has previously spoken out saying she is "broken" over the attack after flying home to the United States to be with her boyfriend.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:36

The current odds-on favorite seems to be Joseph Lieberman, the former Independent United States Senator from CT and former Democratic Party vice-presidential nominee. The Senate must confirm Mr Trump's candidate for the job. Senator John Cornyn of Texas, the No 2 Republican in the Senate, said Mr Lieberman "may be the only potential nominee that could get 100 votes that I know of".

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:09

As a candidate Trump also ripped the 28-member organization as "obsolete", but has since softened his stance . "We are here today to strengthen that bond", Stoltenberg said. Trump's public scolding was all the more remarkable given the fact that he has actually backed away from some of his most provocative comments on foreign policy issues since taking office.