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by | May 26, 2017 | 23:41

The untitled painting's new owner is Yusaku Maezawa , a Japanese e-commerce billionaire who collects art . Remember Yusaku Maezawa? If you're don't, let me refresh your memory: Last spring, the Japanese billionaire single-handedly carried the NY auction season by spending $98 million over a span of two days on art Sotheby's and Christie's .

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:20

However, critically, he failed to announce the resumption of bilateral peace negotiations or a regional summit and there was no mention of a Palestinian state nor the two-state solution. Netanyahu's tone was somewhat less upbeat, with sharp criticism for Abbas. Mr 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.

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:49

Brennan noted anew that US intelligence agencies had concluded " Russia's goals were to undermine public faith in the USA democratic process, denigrate Secretary ( Hillary) Clinton and harm her electability and potential presidency, and to help President Trump's election chances".

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:34

In April, prosecutors indicted Ms. Park on 18 charges including bribery , extortion, abuse of authority and leaking confidential government information. Park is also accused of allowing Choi - who has no title or security clearance - to handle a wide range of state affairs including senior nominations.

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:23

The Gallatin County Sheriff's office later charged Gianforte with misdemeanor assault , CNN reported . "When you make a mistake, you have to own up to it, that's the Montana way", he said. Trump himself won the state in a landslide during the 2016 election, emerging victorious by over 20 points. As Jacobs meant to record Gianforte's answer to his health care questions, he recorded the entire incident.

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:00

The 22 victims in Manchester included an 8-year-old girl, several teenage girls, a 28-year-old man and a Polish couple who had come to collect their daughters. Queen Elizabeth II visited the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on Thursday, meeting with staff and some of the attack victims. The city's two giant soccer clubs, Manchester United and Manchester City, laid aside their fierce rivalry to jointly donate £1 million to an emergency fund set up to support families affected by the ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:28

The strike at the nation's largest wireless carrier includes thousands of workers in Pennsylvania and tens of thousands nationwide and follows a warning the union gave the company on Wednesday. Workers say they want wage increases, no increase in healthcare contributions, and tighter job security protection against outsourcing. Workers picket outside of an AT&T store in San Francisco in an effort to pressure the company to reach contract agreements.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:58

Thornton said Washington's policy on the South China Sea had not changed under President Donald Trump , and it remained supportive of diplomatic processes. "They do recognize that it's going to be pretty hard to have a dialogue while the North Koreans are shooting off missiles", she said. Since last month, two Americans have been detained in North Korea on suspicion of planning " hostile acts " against the country.

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:13

The militia, aligned with the Libyan government, said that the younger Abedi was allegedly planning a terror attack in Libya when arrested. Mr Bin Salem said of the final phone call: "He was giving farewell". British Prime Minister Theresa May said she planned to discuss the leaks with her American counterpart at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation gathering to "make clear to President Trump that intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure".

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:00

The story also emphasized that while Rich's murder was ruled a "botched robbery", the killers did not take " his wallet, cell phone, keys, watch or necklace worth about $2,000". They hope to get me fired. "I serve at the pleasure of Fox News Channel and I am here to do my job every night", he said , adding "as long as they seem to want me".

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:47

China's Ministry of Finance said in a statement that the ratings company underestimated the capability of the government to deepen reform and boost demand. Moody's decision came as China tries to clean up a toxic brew of unregulated and risky lending that for years has fuelled the economy's spectacular growth, though some analysts doubt Beijing's willingness to quit its debt addiction.

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:03

Greece needs 7.3 billion euros (£6.3 billion) from its bailout to repay maturing debt in July. Euro-area finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund are exploring a compromise plan for Greece's bailout that would provide much-needed funds this summer while delaying sensitive talks on debt relief.

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:15

Salman Abedi , the 22-year-old alleged Manchester bomber , traveled to Libya for three weeks, returning to the United Kingdom only days before launching his attack, according to U.S. "He saw the explosives America drops on children in Syria, and he wanted revenge", Jomana Abedi told the Wall Street Journal . Officials are probing how often Abedi had traveled to Libya, which has seen an eruption of armed Islamist groups since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown and killed in 2011.

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:20

Trump had just visited Israel and the Palestinian areas. "The United States is here to help make that dream possible for young Jewish, Christian and Muslim children across the region", Trump said Tuesday as he stood alongside Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas .

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:02

The statement does not mention the investigation he's overseeing as the U.S. House Oversight Committee's chair into President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey . In April, Chaffetz, 50, announced on his personal Facebook page that he would not run for any public office in 2018, but left open that he "may run again for public office" at a later date.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:42

In 2013, Mourinho - newly hired as Chelsea manager for the second time - was dismissive of the league , saying he didn't want to win it and that doing so "would be a big disappointment to me". " It means everything . It means the third trophy, it means going back to the Champions League , it means winning a European trophy, it means playing European Super League in Macedonia next August".

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:39

Comey has agreed to testify before the Senate intelligence committee, although a date has not yet been set, according to the committee's chairman, Senator Richard Burr. According to a person close to the White House, Rosenstein was upset about the narrative that emerged from the White House on the evening of May 9.

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:43

SPD state premier Hannelore Kraft quickly conceded defeat and said she would stand down as her party's local leader. The Christian Democrats (CDU) want to seize upon anger among the 18 million inhabitants in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) over clogged traffic, rising crime, an underperforming education system and relatively high unemployment to win.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:54

North Korea added a new twist to the odd saga of a flying object that crossed into South Korean airspace earlier this week, saying the rival military had opened fire on a "flock of birds". South Korea's military dismissed the North's claims. Looking at the history of solutions to the North Korean issue and efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, all progress has come from dialogue, Chinese U.N.

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:13

We will continue to uphold it, with or without our American friends. "It was really easy", Daalder said. The mistaken consideration of terror and fanaticism as a cultural factor and then equating it with Islam does nothing but clear the way for terrorism.

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:13

OPEC extended Thursday dramatic cuts in crude production over the next nine months to prevent further hemorrhaging of the world's oil prices . As a outcome Brent crude has largely sat around the $50 per barrel mark in recent months, with the price at around $54 on Thursday morning ahead of the Opec meeting in the Austrian capital.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:08

Jihadist attacks have killed more than 230 people since 2015, and Macron said he would work with Britain to prevent internet firms "publishing Islamic State propaganda", a French diplomatic source told Reuters . "All over the world they are talking about it and we have a lot to discuss including terrorism and other things". A delightful report from the White House pool reporter Philip Rucker described a handshake "with considerable intensity, their knuckles turning white and their ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:09

Libya said it was working closely with Britain to identify possible "terrorist networks " involved, while a British official said that Abedi had been on the intelligence radar before the massacre. The youngest is eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos. Officials say soldiers will be deployed to places like Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and Parliament.

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:25

The Temer allegations risk a new drawn-out legal fight and the undermining of his economic program - a combination of spending cuts and pension reforms that were Brazil's best hope for luring back foreign investors. In another ominous sign for Temer, the powerful Globo media group has turned fully against him with an editorial on Friday declaring he "has lost the moral, ethical, political and administrative conditions to continue governing Brazil".

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:23

Exactly what investigators want to know from Kushner (whose lawyer said he will cooperate) isn't clear. NBC News has cited unidentified investigators who believe Mr Kushner has " significant information" relevant to the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election .

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:13

Trump has had his second meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in less than a month. The US president dedicated less than an hour to meet with Abbas in Bethlehem, during a two-day visit to Israel . Paul Gosar of Prescott and Andy Biggs of Gilbert - believe such a move would be the right thing to do, others say it would set back the already hard peace process between the Israelis and Palestinians, both of whom lay claim to Jerusalem .

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:05

Like Obama before him, Trump had no interest in dealing with who brought Al Qaeda and similar forces in, as the historical trail leads directly to the Central Intelligence Agency in Afghanistan and U.S. The closest Trump came to acknowledging the human rights situation was a call for the region's leaders to stand together against "the oppression of women".

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:00

Trump met the leader in Bethlehem , where Palestinian activists had set up an effigy representing Palestinian prisoners in front of the Nativity Church, calling attention to the mass, historic hunger strike now being waged by more than 1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails.

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:37

The toys have become a viral trend , and people can't seem to get enough of them. Sahl's Father Son Farm in Galloway Township is celebrating its 150th anniversary this season. The spinners, originally created to help children with conditions like autism deal with stress, have become a playground craze. Cost is $4 and the process takes about 15 minutes.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:26

Another man - the brother of alleged bomber Salman Abedi - was arrested on Tuesday, bringing the total number of suspects in custody up to five. The Changing the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace has also been cancelled today to redeploy police officers, the UK's Ministry of Defence said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:52

Named after Edmund Hillary , the first climber to conquer the mountain with Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, the "Hillary Step" is considered the final test of endurance for Everest climbers. British mountaineer and expedition leader Tim Mosedale confirmed the news, saying the step had been destroyed, leaving "rubble and debris". The climbing season begins in March and runs through the end of May to take advantage of the best weather conditions in the harsh environment on Everest.

by | May 26, 2017 | 21:59

Military vehicles move between vehicles of residents fleeing Marawi . The United Church of Christ in the Philippines said the Maute group must be held accountable, but warned against "portraying these tragic events as a religious war".

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:19

The State Department called the latest incident "deeply disturbing", insisting that a "thorough investigation that will allow us to hold the responsible individuals accountable is of the upmost importance to us". Citing a cross-border offensive Turkey launched against IS and the YPG in Syria past year, Erdogan said "we won't hesitate to launch similar operations if we see the need".

by | May 26, 2017 | 22:29

Trump also visited Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial, and left what many noted was a brief message compared to his predecessor's. Mr Abbas had sought to convince the unpredictable US President to remain committed to an independent Palestinian state.

by | May 26, 2017 | 20:39

James scored 11 points with six assists in the period and Irving, showing no sign of the twisted left ankle he suffered in the third quarter of game four, scored nine as Cleveland shot 64 percent from the field in the first quarter. 1 pick in the draft ". The Celtics playoff run is over. "You have to commend them for accomplishing what they did. they were playing at such a high level", said guard Kyrie Irving .