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by | May 26, 2017 | 13:28

The US President was responding to expressions of outrage by the British leadership, including Prime Minister Theresa May, after information and images from the Manchester suicide bombing were leaked by US sources and appeared in the media, including The New York Times .

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:24

President Trump was the first US president to visit the Western Wall. Michael Oren, a former Israeli ambassador to Washington, said he was glad Trump's talk of peace "didn't lock us into a specific formula", referring to the two-state solution.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:17

However, he conceded that the incidents had not attained the magnitude witnessed over the last month, beginning from April 20. The state government has arrested 24 Thakur men in relation to the attack on 23 May, and 17 people, including nine Dalits, over the 5 May violence.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:01

That was outrageous". She added that Gianforte then began to punch Jacobs . James Baker, a lobbyist in Bozeman who also voted for Gianforte , said, "Sometimes I think a lot of reporters get aggressive, and after the heat of a long campaign people can lose tempers".

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:14

An ensuing firefight between security forces and members of the Maute group who were protecting Hapilon escalated and spread to several villages in downtown Marawi . The United States, which regards Hapilon as one of the world's most unsafe terrorists, has offered a bounty of US$5 million (Dh18.4m) for his capture.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:53

An armored personnel carrier belonging to government troops drives along a main highway of Pantar town, Lanao Del Norte, to reinforce Marawi city , southern Philippines. The ongoing violence has forced thousands to flee the city of Marawi , located about 816km south of the capital Manila. The Philippines is Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation, but its southern region has a large Muslim minority.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:53

That analysis also projected individuals' premium costs would be lower, partly because fewer costs would be covered. WBRZ-TV reports Edwards focused on Louisiana's Medicaid expansion, citing Pence's own decision to expand Medicaid for IN during his tenure as governor.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:28

The judges used especially harsh language in a 79-page decision that is certain to plague the president in other courtroom battles over the directive. After originally calling for a "total and complete shutdown" of Muslims entering the U.S.as a candidate, Trump signed an executive order in January banning people from seven majority-Muslim nations from coming to the country.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:30

Arthur, 75, was convicted of the 1982 murder for hire of Troy Wicker in Muscle Shoals. Alabama is set to execute a man who has had planned lethal injections delayed by the courts seven times. His attorneys filed court papers Wednesday with the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals . Most recently, he has challenged the drug protocol to be used in his execution, claiming it threatens to violate his rights to be free from cruel and unusual punishment under the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments to ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:02

He recently traveled with Trump on the president's first trip overseas. Both encounters have already been reported , but investigators are focused on the extent and nature of those meetings. Kushner and Kislyak - along with close Trump adviser and current attorney general Jeff Sessions - were present at an April 2016 event at the Mayflower where then-candidate Trump promised in a speech to seek better relations with Russian Federation.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:40

The U.S. strike was the second deliberate military attack on forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "The Syrian Arab Army is fighting terrorism on its territory, and no party has the right to determine the course of its operations", a source told AFP.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:52

Officers arrested a 30-year-old Phoenix man armed with four guns, including a shotgun. The tipster provided police with the location of the suspect and his description. Vendors will still be allowed to seal sealed toy weapons, but the police will require buyers to keep the packages unopened until exiting the venue. Police have said they believe the unidentified man at the Phoenix Comicon "acted alone".

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:58

And, if you watch the handshake with Macron, it's clear that Trump - on at least one and maybe two occasions - tries to pull away and Macron just keeps holding on. However, the American wasn't having any of it and grabbed at Mr Macron's hand before vigorously shaking it. In an April 21 interview with The Associated Press , Trump said he believed an attack that week on police officers in Paris would help the National Front leader because the violence played to her strengths.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:50

In an update on the investigation on Thursday, Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said it had been an "intense three days" for officers after the bomb blast at Manchester Arena that killed 22. Queen Elizabeth was gracious and assured Evie and her parents that all of Britain was united following the attack. She made bedside visits to the young patients at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital , speaking with them and their families.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:49

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday chastised North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders for not paying their fair share to protect the alliance, complaining in front of them that the defence burden the United States has shouldered for many years is "not fair" to its taxpayers.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:59

One of the forces that supports the GNA posted a picture on its Facebook page of Hashem Abedi after detaining him. The father, Ramadan Abedi, also had said he worked as the administrative manager of the Central Security force in Tripoli. "Parents expressed fears of this danger, and agreed to take measures to help youths get more integrated in the community while making sure that future visits to Libya take place as families, and not as individuals", Fadl said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:39

But he offered no blueprint for movement toward reviving negotiations. During a meeting with Abbas at the White House earlier this month, Trump vowed to work as a "mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator" to help forge the "toughest deal" between Israelis and Palestinians, but failed to put forward any new proposals.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:11

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said his country wants the USA to know that they are "not an enemy" and are committed in the fights against extremist groups like Daesh, also known as the Islamic State . He said an agreement with Israel could "begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East ". The official briefed on Sunday's meeting said the package includes building permits for Palestinians in Area C that has largely been off limits to Palestinian development ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:05

It takes a moment for the footage to settle in. Thanks to President Trump , those days look to be at an end. But European allies hoping to hear Trump return that commitment and come to their defense in case of attack, possibly by an increasingly aggressive Russian Federation, were left disappointed.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:17

May said the national threat level from terrorism remains at critical - the highest level, meaning that another attack may be imminent. Twenty-two people were killed and about 120 more injured when an explosive detonated outside the venue.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:24

Flynn is considered a key witness in the investigation, because of his ties to Russian Federation. Then-national security adviser Michael Flynn at the White House on February 1. "I don't have sufficient information to make a determination about whether or not such cooperation or complicity or collusion was taking place", Brennan said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:41

The council demanded that North Korea "conduct no further nuclear and ballistic missile tests". SEOUL-North Korea has called South Korea's recent firing of warning shots at the border a "reckless military provocation" aimed at promoting anti-Pyongyang sentiments and maintaining a confrontation on the peninsula.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:34

USA intelligence agencies concluded in January that Moscow tried to tilt the November presidential election to Mr Trump's favour, including by hacking into and leaking the emails of senior Democrats. Schiff also told reporters the committee was trying to obtain an audio recording of any conversation between Trump and former FBI Director James Comey , whom Trump fired this month, or Comey's notes on his meeting with the Republican president.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:54

President Trump is now in Israel meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. It's not the first time Melania Trump's reactions to her husband have come under scrutiny. While Michelle Obama has been embracing the summer slides trend this week in Italy , First Lady Melania Trump went for a tried-and-true look and brand for her first official state visit with President Donald Trump today.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:47

Yet some Israeli officials are less certain of Trump. Oded Revivi , chief foreign envoy of the Yesha settlers' council, noted that Trump made no mention of Palestinian independence during his statement with Abbas, and only spoke of "peace", the Associated Press reported .

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:37

The small Balkan country will formally become NATO's 29th state in June but Markovic joined the Brussels summit, Trump's first, and a ceremonial opening of the alliance's new headquarters. Yet NATO leaders are keen to show that the alliance born in the Cold War is responding to today's security threats. An anti-terror coordinator may also be named.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:40

Brennan, who was President Barack Obama's Central Intelligence Agency director, said he couldn't say whether there was collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, an issue being investigated by congressional committees and now a federal special counsel.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:48

Trump left Israel and headed to Rome, the next destination on his four-nation, five-stop tour of the Middle East and Europe. Abbas said the Palestinians "are committed to working with you to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel ".

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:01

The White House and Justice Department broke a Senate committee's Wednesday deadline to turn over any records detailing conversations between President Trump and James Comey before the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's abrupt firing earlier this month, instead requesting more time to respond to lawmakers' demands.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:41

In another crucial signal, Trump refused to explicitly reaffirm the value of NATO's Article 5 collective defense clause, the linchpin of NATO's unity and deterrence since the alliance's foundation in 1949. What do you think of the video? "We're doing a lot, '" Tillerson told reporters on Air Force One. Nevertheless, he made it clear Thursday that he still expects North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to pay increase their contribution to the military alliance.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:27

Interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said Jadhav's case would be taken to its "logical conclusion" according to Pakistan's Constitution and laws . Mehmood attacked the government for selecting a lawyer at the ICJ "who had not a single worldwide law case reported from the UK Supreme Court". The Adviser said that Pakistan wants amicable resolution of Kashmir issue in line with United Nations resolutions.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:48

Since late Tuesday, militants have torn through the streets of Marawi , torching buildings, taking a priest and his worshippers hostage and sealing off much of the city. He is at the nexus of several militant groups trying to merge into a more powerful force. The violence erupted after a failed army raid to capture a top militant leader.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:18

Principal Home Secretary Mani Parsad Mishra said those responsible behind the conspiracy will not be spared. In another incident, some persons attacked two men while they were sleeping near a brick kiln in Mirzapur village , the police said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:37

The drama unfolded when a senior White House official said that the Western Wall was part of the West Bank and not part of Israel's territory, as Channel 2 reported on Monday. It considers the entire city to be its eternal capital and next week is set to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of what it calls the unification of Jerusalem .

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:11

The former CIA chief also told the House intelligence committee that he had become so concerned about Russian interference - and contacts between Americans "involved" with the Trump campaign and the Russians - that he convened a group of officials from the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency in late July to focus exclusively on the issue.