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by | May 26, 2017 | 21:58

President Donald Trump has predicted the investigations won't find collusion, and his efforts to cast doubt and curb the probes have led to the appointment of a special counsel at the Justice Department. Brennan said he had seen intelligence that " revealed contacts and interactions" between Russian officials and Americans "involved" in the Trump campaign.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:42

Other family friends suggested that an incident in May of a year ago, in which a friend of his, also a Libyan living in Britain, died after being hit by a vehicle and stabbed, and that since then, he had grown increasingly angry about the way Muslims were being treated, and grow more religious.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:45

A Slovak climber Vladimir Strba , 50, also died on Everest on Sunday, Tourism Ministry official Gyanendra Shrestha said Monday. 'The climber breathed his last at an altitude of 7500m on the Tibetan side when he was descending to lower camps, ' Tibetan Mountaineering officials told the Himalayan Times .

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:12

The Times says some of the officials bragged about ties to Flynn. American spies collected information last summer revealing that senior Russian intelligence and political officials were discussing how to exert influence over Donald J. Citing people familiar with the ongoing inquiries, the Washington Post reported that Manafort?s documents consisted of calendar entries, speech drafts and campaign strategy memos that mention Russian Federation or individuals from Russian Federation.

by | May 26, 2017 | 20:17

The group, known as the Shadow Brokers, are offering the information to anyone willing to pay them a monthly subscription fee. "More details to come", wrote the CEO on Twitter. "This is the best clue we have seen to date as to the origins of WannaCry", Kurt Baumgartner, a researcher at Kaspersky Lab, told Reuters . It is the same group that wrecked havoc by hacking Sony Pictures in 2014 and the Bangladesh Bank in 2016.

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:01

Trump paused in front of the wall and then slipped a note with a prayer between its stones, as is custom. Later, Trump said he was "deeply moved" by the experience. Given the competing claims, the USA says the city's fate must be worked out through negotiations and like most countries, it maintains its embassy in Tel Aviv, not Jerusalem.

by | May 26, 2017 | 20:53

The US Justice Department is now reconsidering whether to charge Assange for WikiLeaks, and the Metropolitan Police in London said on Friday that they would arrest him if he tried to leave the Ecuadorian Embassy on a warrant for failing to appear in court.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:29

In a news conference in Tehran on Monday, Rouhani said Trump's first visit overseas was a "theatrical gathering with no practical or political value". "I can not keep quiet in the face of the injustice committed against the rights of people", he said in his letter. Rouhani said that the people had chosen "engagement with the world" during * a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/167322?referred_from=World%20News&channel_id=2&referrer_type=Channel&referrer_id=2" ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 20:46

Mr Trump will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas today. Netanyahu must deal with opposition from rightist elements within his coalition who oppose any steps towards a two-state solution to the decades-long conflict. Trump was joined by first lady Melania Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka Trump. Trump has also opted against an immediate move of the US Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , a longtime demand of Israel.

by | May 26, 2017 | 19:53

Feeling trapped in her Kuta home as the media frenzy continues, Schapelle Corby remains inside, nervous about tomorrow's highly anticipated events. The first visitor Schapelle received today was Kuta Police Chief, Wayan Sumara, who confirmed that Corby would receive a police escort from her home to the worldwide airport.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:28

Trump promised during his campaign to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the United States embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , but has since backed off that pledge - at least for now. As a photo-op with Mr. Trump was ending, Netanyahu praised the intelligence cooperation between Israel and the U.S.as "terrific". East Jerusalem houses the Old City , which includes the Western Wall , the Jewish holy site whose location has come under increased scrutiny this month.

by | May 26, 2017 | 20:20

It's a big problem, it's a world problem and it will be solved", Trump said to Shinzo Abe ahead of a Group of Seven summit, Reuters reports . The US is anxious that if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not stopped, other countries in the region including Japan and South Korea would be compelled to seek their own nuclear capability as a defence measure.

by | May 26, 2017 | 20:27

He is now a manager of the Central Security force in Tripoli. "She expressed the view that the intelligence-sharing relationship we have with the U.S.is hugely important and valuable, but that the information that we share should be kept secure", a spokesman for May said .

by | May 26, 2017 | 19:56

On Friday morning, the anti-terror elite unit and local police forces arrested two men in Bandung , located southwest of Jakarta , and the third in Cimahi. "We wish all those injured in the attack a quick and full recovery", the European Union said in a statement on Friday. Karnavian said they were members of Jemaah Anshorut Daulah, a network of about two dozen Indonesian extremist groups that formed in 2015 and pledges allegiance to Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:11

He stressed that his administration is committed to help both nations to build peace. President Donald Trump became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall in Israel. "But with determination, compromise and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal", Trump said. "There are a number of elements that have presented challenges to the peace process in the past, settlements is clearly one of those", he said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 20:38

U.S. President Donald Trump , right, speaks as NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg looks on during ceremony at NATO headquarters at the NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Home secretary Amber Rudd had publicly rebuked USA officials for naming the suspected suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, hours before the GMP did on Tuesday.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:04

Gatwick Airport's South Terminal a year ago unveiled a £186 million "state of the art" terminal link including a brand new baggage handling system, the airport's biggest single investment under its new ownership. To ensure that everyone gets away on time, some flights are departing without all bags. "Arrivals, and those travelling with carry-on baggage only, were unaffected by this issue and all bags and passengers were security screened as normal".

by | May 26, 2017 | 20:41

Eurosceptic leaders said he would offer Britain a free trade deal once it left. However, EU officials believe he has, since taking office, come to a greater appreciation of the value of European integration to US interests. "I described why we don't want other member states to leave the European Union and I don't know any member state that has the intention to leave".

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:17

The party says in the letter addressed to the poll panel: "You have said that tampering or replacing the motherboard of an EVM would mean that it is "no longer the same device". Reacting to AAP, poll watchdog also said today that the demonstration held inside the Delhi Assembly to prove that the machines can be hacked was carried out on a "look alike" EVM and not on the one used by the EC.

by | May 26, 2017 | 20:47

Images from the photo session at the US ambassador's residence in Brussels showed Trump finally giving up, his fingers loosened while Macron is still holding on tightly. Later on Thursday, Trump and leaders of other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries are set to meet for the first time to map out the future of the organization, and try to narrow their differences on its budget.

by | May 26, 2017 | 20:14

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio , who challenged Trump for the Republican presidential nomination past year, said he wouldn't have promised to avoid the topic of human rights with the Saudis. That agreement alarmed the Saudis, who consider Iran their main rival for influence in the Middle East. Trump repeatedly denounced that agreement as a giveaway to Iran, but his administration is still abiding by its terms.

by | May 26, 2017 | 20:30

Park entered the Seoul Central District Court building wearing handcuffs and a dark blue suit emblazoned with a badge identifying her as prisoner 503. They include Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong , who is being tried separately, and Shin Dong-Bin, the chairman of retail giant Lotte, the South's fifth-biggest conglomerate, who was among the accused Tuesday.

by | May 26, 2017 | 19:40

By not mentioning the need for an independent Palestinian state in any of his public addresses, nor criticizing Israeli settlement building in the occupied Palestinian territories, Trump endeared himself to the Israeli right. East Jerusalem , where the most important Muslim, Christian, and Jewish religious sites are located, is considered occupied Palestinian territory under worldwide law.

by | May 26, 2017 | 19:52

India begin their Group B campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan in Birmingham on June 4, before facing Sri Lanka and South Africa , and Kohli called for complete focus. "I don't see anyone taking a backward step at any stage in the game". "Last time also we went there to enjoy and that is what we will look to do this time too".

by | May 26, 2017 | 20:40

Iran called on Washington on Monday to abandon its "warmongering policy, intervention, Iranophobia and sales of unsafe and useless weapons to the main sponsors of terrorism", according to state-run Press TV . The US will face defeat once again if it refuses to respect the Iranian nation, he added. But the growth of regional terrorism, especially in the form of ISIS/ISIL/Daesh, which was founded by a former Iraqi prisoner held by the US, has caused alarm.

by | May 26, 2017 | 19:43

Members of the city's Muslim, Christian, Jewish and Sikh communities said they wanted to show that Manchester , while shocked, would not be cowed. That decision comes amid growing evidence that 22-year-old Salman Abedi , the suspect who detonated an explosive at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester , killing himself and more than 20 others, was likely part of a larger terror network.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:46

It is understood the scale of the threat being dealt with by counter-terror agencies is on an "unprecedented" scale and intelligence officers faced "difficult professional judgments" about where to focus their investigations. The president criticised the leaks and vowed to investigate. "The alleged leaks coming out of government agencies are deeply troubling ", Trump said in a prepared statement.

by | May 26, 2017 | 19:21

Meanwhile, former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page said he will testify next month before the House intelligence committee, and the New York Times reported that USA intelligence services obtained information during the 2016 election that showed senior Russian officials discussing how to influence Mr Trump through his advisers.

by | May 26, 2017 | 19:11

Trump has said he will decide on the landmark 2015 climate treaty - which he trashed as a candidate - upon returning from his global tour. When NATO leaders greeted President Macron at the new alliance headquarters later, President Macron pointedly headed straight for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, embracing her and shaking the hand of NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg before another muscular handshake with President Trump.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:08

He was recovering but suddenly got cardiac arrest caused by cardiac arrhythmia. Mr Gill, who was admitted to the hospital on May 18, following kidney failure passed away at 0255 hrs at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital , the hospital said. Notable among them was Akali Dal leader Harcharan Singh Longowal, who signed the Punjab Accord with the Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, and the then Chief Minister Beant Singh.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:30

The counting procedure began at 10 am on Friday, with the initial leads showing BJP ahead in Panvel and Congress in Bhiwandi and Malegaon . - Bhiwandi Municipal Corporation Poll Result at 1:56 pm: Congress races ahead by registering victory in 22 seats, BJP 9, Others 9, Sena9, SP 2.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:50

The trouble began after the CBSE and state boards decided this April to do away with the moderation policy. However, on Wednesday, a high-level meeting was held by Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar which was attended by CBSE board officials.

by | May 26, 2017 | 18:46

A number of leaks have hit the Trump administration. U.S. officials released the suspected bomber's name and other details of the investigation into the deadly attack at the Manchester Arena Monday night, irking British investigators scrambling to keep details of the probe confidential.

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.