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by | May 27, 2017 | 15:55

An emerging portrait of the bomber remained complicated by competing assessments over whether Abedi held views that had sparked concern before the bombing. He reportedly was in contact with family members just before the attack. No one has yet been charged in the case and police have not identified the suspects.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:41

Arkady gave examples of people he said were tortured or killed, often including the victims' names, and said there was a "kind of contest" between the police and Rapid Response forces over rapes and murders. Following the public outcry from the strike, the US -led coalition sharply decreased the number of sorties over Mosul in April, according to data analyzed by the nonprofit monitoring group Airwars.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:10

According to intelligence officials, during a meeting at Trump Tower that included Michael Flynn , Kushner suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities for a secret and secure channel with the Kremlin that would shield discussions between the two sides from USA monitoring.

by | May 27, 2017 | 16:04

Al-Aqsa compound director Sheikh Omar al-Kiswani told the Palestinian Ma'an news agency that Israeli police forces assaulted a group of four of the mosque's guards at Lion's Gate after the guards "objected to the provocative behaviors of Israeli settlers during their raid of Al-Aqsa".

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:48

While he avoided any major gaffes or serious diplomatic breaches, Trump's lack of rapport with European leaders raises serious questions about his ability to effectively team up with critical USA allies. It is not the first video of US President Donald Trump which went viral in the last few days but definitely the most amusing of them. "What we do not want to see is a false compromise on nothing", said Tobias Muenchmeyer, a political expert for Greenpeace.

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:39

Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak told his superiors that Kushner floated the idea during a meeting at Trump Tower on December 1 or 2, according to the Post , which cited intercepts of Russian communications reviewed by U.S.

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:09

The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelick was issued Thursday amid reports that the FBI was investigating meetings Kushner had in December with Russian officials. According to CNN , Comey was not as concerned about whether the information was fake, but about whether the report was going to be released by the Russians.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:52

A Republican won a special election for a U.S. House seat in Montana , even after being charged with assaulting a reporter the day before polls opened Thursday in a race seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump . He got his glasses broken for his efforts. Going into Thursday's election, 37 percent of Montana's registered voters had already voted absentee. Oddly, one local news organization refused to cover the body-slamming incident.

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:38

As has been common in this year's special elections and last year's presidential race, the Republican candidate did especially well in rural areas, and ran ahead of his losing numbers in the 2016 gubernatorial race (though also well behind Donald Trump's performance) in much of the state.

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:28

In a statement, Qalibaf said he is supporting the fundamental change to the status quo through the fight against the affluent minority who has held their grips on the economic resources of the country. Raisi, a cleric and former attorney general, serves as the head of the Imam Reza charity foundation , which manages a vast conglomerate of businesses and endowments in Iran.

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:47

The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelick was issued Thursday amid reports that the FBI was investigating meetings Kushner had in December with Russian officials. Former FBI Director James Comey . Chaffetz responded to FBI Thursday, saying his committee has a "Constitutionally-based prerogative to conduct investigations" and does not want to interfere with the Special Counsel's probe.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:17

He also barged aside the Montenegrin leader in front of cameras. Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that joining the U.S. -led anti-Islamic State coalition "will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight against terrorism and also improve our coordination within the coalition".

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:16

The President's son-in-law is just the latest associate of Mr. Trump's to come under investigative scrutiny. Reserved in public, he was on prominent view during Trump's first presidential trip, as befits a trusted behind-the-scenes adviser involved in everything from Middle East peace to an initiative to streamline the U.S.

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:15

Rouhani was responding to Trump's controversial statements he made during a visit to Israel on May 22. He also demanded that Iran cease its support of "terrorists and militias". Iranian president also highlighted bilateral and trilateral cooperation along with Russian Federation in regional issues including Astana talks and deemed them a step toward peace and stability in region.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:44

British Columbia's final ballot count starts Monday to determine which party forms the province's next government nearly two weeks after election day, barring judicial recounts. "In this election our greatest obstacle was our viability". "About half of those who voted for the party are saying well, we didn't get it done".

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:03

But he declined to comment on reports that his force has stopped sharing intelligence on the Manchester attack with the United States. Britain has named the suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people in an attack on a Manchester concert Monday as Salman Abedi , who was born in Britain of Libyan origin.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:28

A number of leaks have hit the Trump administration. Manchester police said on Wednesday they're investigating a network they think orchestrated the bombing, and the suspected perpetrator's father and brother were arrested in Tripoli.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:35

Promoting an Iran more open to political discussion inside and out has won Rouhani a great deal of support with Iran's youth and Iran's middle class. Trump also attended a summit with leaders of the 6-nation Gulf Cooperation Council on Sunday. More than 50 percent of Iran's population is under the age of 35.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:11

Trump labelled Bethlehem, "a precious city" and said he intended "to do everything he could" to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians. He reiterated the Palestinians' demands, including establishing a capital in East Jerusalem , territory Israel claims as well, insisting that "our problem is not with the Jewish religion, it's with the occupation and settlements, and with Israel not recognizing the state of Palestine ".

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:25

In a late-breaking story this evening, the Washington Post reported that senior White House advisor Jared Kushner attempted to set up a "secret and secure" backchannel with the Kremlin-and suggested that Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States be used to do so.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:21

However, Wenger 's recent switch to the increasingly popular 3-4-3 means his team is one in transition, but at a time when Mertesacker's experience could prove vital against Chelsea's potent attack , the German will also be under pressure to adjust.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:04

Nathan Thrall from the International Crisis Group and author of a new book on past Israeli-Palestinian peace talks agreed that "there was nothing substantive in Trump's public comments". After his meeting with Abbas, Trump returned to Jerusalem to pay tribute to the 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust. He reiterated the Palestinians' demands, including establishing a capital in East Jerusalem, territory Israel claims as well, insisting that "our problem is not with the Jewish ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:39

Now 54, Mourinho is at his seventh club as a manager after spells with Benfica, Uniao de Leiria, Porto, Chelsea , Inter Milan and Real Madrid before last summer's move to Old Trafford and he has no intention stopping any time soon . Rooney , who says he has no end of offers both in England and overseas with China often being mooted as a possible destination, says ultimately the decision could come down to whether he is satisfied with a bit part role at United or having regular first ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:36

The FBI and the oversight committee - as well as other congressional panels - are looking into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible connections between Russia and the Trump campaign. Trump son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner wanted to create a backchannel communications link between the President's transition and the Kremlin, according to alleged discussions reported Friday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:50

Since the attack, armed police backed up by the army have been patrolling cities and trains. Britain's terror threat assessment has been hiked to "critical", the highest level, meaning an attack is considered imminent. British police working on the case have resumed intelligence sharing with USA counterparts after a brief halt because of anger over leaks to US media thought by the U.K.to be coming from US officials.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:59

Following a tumultuous ten-days for the president where he faced calls for impeachment from some democrats for sharing classified information with Russian Federation and a deepening crisis over his relationship with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, Mr Trump's team has been keen to cast Mr Trump as a credible global leader as he prepares to make a series of visits to potentially politically charged regions such as Israel, the Vatican and Brussels.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:54

The length of the bridge, including viaducts, is 9.15 km with 7.3 km approach road from the Dhola side and 12.5 km from Sadia side. Media reports said the bridge would help India's military forces access the border with China, adding that it was created to facilitate the movement of 60-tonne battle tanks.

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:02

French President Emmanuel Macron , Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni, who is serving as host, and British Prime Minister Theresa May are also making their debut, and the meeting is the first since the United Kingdom voted to exit the European Union , which is also represented at the gathering.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:57

Newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , who ran on a platform of peaceful coexistence with the West and other Muslim countries. While the UAE and Iran enjoy close trade relations, they stand politically apart, as the Gulf Arab states around Saudi Arabia accuse the Islamic republic of destabilizing the region.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:19

The chief of Venezuela's electoral council says the embattled South American nation jolted by almost two months of opposition protests will hold regional elections in December. Opposition leaders say various military dissenters have been rounded up. Congressman and Doctor Jose Manuel Olivares yells as he marches with other medial professionals to the Health Ministry, to demand Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro open a so-called humanitarian corridor for the delivery of medicine and food ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:59

Numerous elderly marchers said it made them angry to see a once prosperous nation devolve into a country with triple-digit inflation, shortages of basic necessities like food and medicine and one of the world's highest homicide rates. Elderly Venezuelan protesters on Friday threw punches and yelled curses at riot police blocking the latest in six weeks of demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government.

by | May 27, 2017 | 15:10

Of course, balloons are hard to control, pigs are fast runners, and much of Texas is covered in tree cover that would make hunting hard from the air. Hot air balloons, on the other hand, are basically silent and and offer a more stable shooting platform.

by | May 27, 2017 | 13:47

Carlsson missed his first six cuts of this season before posting 24 and 18place finishes. Hend is not having a great year to date but he did lead this event into the final round last year before finishing 15th and with his good effort in Thailand to boost his confidence he could do well again.

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:28

Mr Rouhani is a moderate cleric who helped secure a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Western powers. It was the Syrians and Iraqis who fought the terrorists and Iran, Hezbollah and Russian Federation were beside them. "He [Trump] should know that relevant global bodies have time and again stated Iran has fulfilled its commitments", the official said. Already fragile diplomatic and trade ties between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shi'ite-dominated Iran were severed past year after Saudi ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 14:04

In 2013, Mulvaney claimed it was hypocritical for Republicans to advocate for large cuts in funding for federal agencies while excluding the U.S. Department of Defense. In 10 years, there would be a $191 billion reduction in food stamps or nearly 30 percent. In agriculture, the proposed budget would limit subsidies to farmers , including for purchasing crop insurance, a move already attacked by farm state lawmakers.