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by | May 26, 2017 | 17:43

Unlike the rest of the Trump team, Greenblatt, Kushner, the President and Ivanka are holding their cards very close to their vests. The significance of this vision stems from the now-obvious fact that the U.S. Williams stressed that even Democratic Congressmen Eliot Engel of NY and Brad Sherman of California are joining in the Israel Allies Foundation's effort to convince the president to move the embassy.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:33

Former CIA director John Brennan said Tuesday he was concerned about the number of contacts between Americans involved with the Trump campaign and the Russians previous year. Brennan, who headed the agency until Trump became president in January, also told a congressional hearing that he personally warned the head of Russia's FSB security service in a phone call last August that meddling in the election would hurt relations with the United States.

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:47

A source at Whitehall said not only will the release of this information upset the families of the victims but there is a risk it will compromise the investigation. May said eight suspects are in custody and "progress is being made". "I condemn anyone who says I belong to the LIFG, but I praise them", Abedi said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:44

The White House denies the allegations in the memo while also on Tuesday, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Jason Chaffetz , called on the Federal Bureau of Investigation to hand over all "memoranda, notes, summaries, and recordings" regarding conversations between Trump and Comey.

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:36

A priest and several churchgoers have been taken hostage by fighters in Marawi City, on the Philippine island of Mindanao, as thousands of residents fled ongoing unrest that prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the southern region.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:48

Pogba, who first came to United at the age of 16 before leaving for Juventus, put his side ahead with a hopeful low shot from the edge of the area that was sent looping past Onana in the Ajax goal thanks to a huge deflection from Davinson Sanchez .

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:28

United States officials released the bomber's name and other details of the investigation into the deadly attack , irking British investigators scrambling to keep details of the probe confidential. "They arrested the father, and I think the rest of the family kind of disappeared", Khuri said, adding that he knew the man from the neighborhood and the mosque.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:02

Mark Warner , D-Virginia, and Richard Burr , R-North Carolina, said all options are on the table. The move suggests the committee is turning up the heat on Flynn, who was forced to resign from his post as President Donald Trump's national security adviser in February.

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:29

Donald Trump had already given a major hint about the direction of his foreign policy when he chose Saudi Arabia to be the first country he visited as president. The first day saw the announcement of hundreds of billions of dollars in trade deals, welcome news for Trump as he faces mounting troubles at home linked with the probe into alleged Russian meddling during last year's election campaign.

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:50

The militants are believed to have murdered at least 11 civilians. Residents fleeing the besieged city of Marawi are questioned at a checkpoint by government soldiers, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Bal-oi township, southern Philippines.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:58

May 24, 2017 in this still image from video. With 95% of precincts reporting, Gianforte had more than 50% of the vote compared to Quist, who sat at almost 44%, according to results from Decision Desk HQ. The Gianforte campaign issued one statement Wednesday night on the altercation but has not granted any interviews or sent out any press releases in nearly 24 hours.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:47

Among the victims were an 8-year-old girl named Saffie Rose Roussos, a student at Tarleton Community Primary School in Manchester; and 18-year-old Georgina Callander, a second year student at Runshaw College in Lancashire. 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.

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:27

The army killed 13 gunmen of the IS-affliated Maute group who had overrun the local clinic, taking hostages and occupying Marawi's City Hall. On Tuesday night, President Rodrigo Duterte placed the entire island of Mindanao under martial law for 60 days after battles between government troops and the Maute in Marawi escalated.

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:59

Trump seemed to accomplish all of this, most experts here agreed, with few of the missteps that have dogged him at home. Speaking at the Prime Minister's residence Tuesday, while hosting Trump, Netanyahu said he looked forward to "working closely" with the Trump administration to advance peace in the region , "because you [Trump] have noted so succinctly that common dangers are turning former enemies into partners".

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:27

Investigators were also assessing whether Salman Abedi , the suspected bomber in the attack Monday on a pop concert in Manchester , may have been connected to known militants in the northern English city. It said the database was built around a longstanding U.S. Twenty-two people were killed as Abedi detonated his bomb in the foyer of Manchester Arena as thousands of fans left an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:38

Hopkins did not elaborate on the material that has been found so far. At a summit of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies in Brussels on Thursday, May confronted Trump over the issue, saying shared intelligence "should be kept secure".

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:16

The two world leaders got seemingly stuck in a handshake - possibly the most awkward in history - for nearly 10 seconds when they met in Brussels ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. This comes as a surprise, given Trump's expression of support for Le Pen during the election campaign, which concluded with a Macron victory on May 7.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:27

But there's frustration among the British intelligence community about leaks after images of a purported explosive device used in the attack were published by the New York Times-which said British authorities provided access to photos of materials found at the scene.

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:41

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 | 17:42

Iranian-backed forces have been fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and support the government of President Bashar Assad in its battle against Sunni fighters in Syria . Already fragile diplomatic and trade ties between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shi'ite-dominated Iran were severed a year ago after Saudi Arabia executed a Shi'ite cleric and as a result, protesters ransacked the Saudi embassy in Iran.

by | May 26, 2017 | 16:53

FIFA's Law 14 states: "After the players have taken positions in accordance with this ( penalty ) Law, the referee signals for the penalty kick to be taken". "And we go to Watford ". The Leicester man converted his spot kick against Manchester City on Saturday afternoon, seemingly levelling the scores at 2-2.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:43

The allies hoped that it would prompt Trump to reassure them of USA commitment to uphold the aliance's collective defence pact, known as Article 5 , which enshrines NATO's founding principle that an attack against one ally is considered as an attack against all allies.

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:54

Details of the conversations, some of which have not been previously reported, add to an increasing understanding of the alarm inside the American government previous year about the Russian disruption campaign. The Times says some of the officials bragged about ties to Flynn. Michael Dawidziak, a Suffolk County-based pollster who worked on GOP presidential campaigns, said Trump also has a "crisis of trustability" among Americans at large.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:20

An extraordinary row erupted between the USA and British authorities after a host of sensitive information was leaked to American news outlets in the wake of Monday's attack . A spokesman for anti-terror police said investigators relied on trust with security partners around the world, adding: "When that trust is breached it undermines these relationships and undermines our investigations".

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:23

The White House says it remains confident that President Donald Trump's travel ban is lawful and ultimately will be upheld by the courts. "These clearly are very unsafe times and we need every available tool at our disposal to prevent terrorists from entering the United States and committing acts of bloodshed and violence", said Michael Short, a White House spokesman.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:33

Abbas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Mr. Trump said he believes that Palestinians and Israelis can "forge peace and bring new hope to the region". Trump said he's "gratified" that Abbas is "committed to taking firm but necessary steps to fight terrorism and confront its hateful ideology". He said he was keen to "keep the door open to dialogue with our Israeli neighbours to build confidence and create a real opportunity for peace".

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:44

The tragedy has brought Manchester City and United together, with the two clubs pledging one million pounds (nearly $1.3 million) to the "We Love Manchester Emergency Fund". The pressure on United was somewhat huge going into this game, not just because of the pressure of getting into the Champions League next season, but also the expectation and hope that they could bring a smile to their city, after such a harrowing and devastating few days.

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:45

After missing out on the top-four for the first time in 20 years, Arsenal have the opportunity to go some way to rescuing what's been a disappointing campaign by securing what would be a record-breaking 13th FA Cup . "No matter what I am facing on Saturday I am going to go for it". Kieran Gibbs is not back in training after a thigh problem and Laurent Koscielny is suspended.

by | May 26, 2017 | 16:46

The killer's sister, Jomana Abedi, told the Wall Street Journal her brother may have been reacting to US-led strikes in the Middle East. "Therefore he spent a short time in the transit area", police said in a statement . Authorities are investigating whether Abedi could have been stopped, after Libyan community members in Manchester reported concerns about his views.

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:02

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by | May 26, 2017 | 17:51

When Trump tried to lighten the mood with a joke about NATO's gleaming new home base - "I never asked once what the new NATO Headquarters cost" - there was no laughter from his counterparts. His refusal to explicitly endorse the principle may rattle US allies who were already nervous that Washington won't come to their defense in the event of an attack.

by | May 26, 2017 | 16:32

Kushner is being investigated because of his interactions with Russians, including the Russian ambassador and a banker from Moscow, the Post reported , citing people familiar with the investigation. Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page says he will testify next month before the House intelligence committee as part of its probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:12

Wasisto said the explosives appeared to have been packed into pressure cookers . Since the attack, there have been the inevitable Daesh (Islamic State) questions in the media, given the fact that it took place just days after the Manchester bombing and the assault on Marawi.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:12

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in the southern Mindanao region, where Marawi is located. Abu Sayyaf seized the city on Tuesday night after a failed security forces raid to capture the extremists' commander and preacher Isnilon Hapilon.

by | May 26, 2017 | 17:56

Citing three current and former USA officials familiar with the intelligence, the newspaper said the conversations focused on Paul Manafort, then the Trump presidential campaign chairman, and Michael Flynn , a retired general who was then advising Trump.