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by | May 27, 2017 | 18:24

Though he was spotted at times chatting amiably with his fellow world leaders, Trump also remained slightly out of step, including when he was the only leader who made a decision to take a golf cart from the welcoming ceremony instead of walking through the narrow streets of Taormina.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:13

Due to the Five Eyes intelligence sharing agreement, it is then passed on to the US, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. Photos were published by The New York Times on Wednesday of evidence collected from the carnage - a public display that British counterterrorism officials strongly objected to because they said it "undermines our investigations".

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:15

President Trump crossed the imposing security wall separating Israel and the West Bank to meet with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem , part of Mr. Ahead of the trip, a Trump official got in a heated argument with Israelis after claiming the Kotel was "part of the West Bank". He talked about the dreams of Herzl to create a Jewish state with Jerusalem as its center.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:44

He's reportedly eying a position at Fox News after leaving the House. He said he felt "no compulsion" to talk about life after Congress but would address that when he gets closer to the finish line. "I want to still have a voice", he says of whether he will stay involved in politics. Chaffetz won re-election to a fifth term by wide margins over his Democratic opponent in November.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:42

The GOP health care bill, according to published reports , doesn't eliminate that requirement outright, but allows states to let insurers charge people more based on health status, something critics of the bill have said could drive sick people out of the market.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:24

He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer _ and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalised years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain's Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, killing himself and 22 others.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:45

Kushner is under scrutiny in the FBI's ongoing investigation into whether Trump campaign officials colluded with the Russians, The Washington Post and NBC News reported this week. According to officials who spoke to the Post , while Russian Federation frequently sends out misinformation, it's not clear what leaking this information would accomplish, "particularly at a time when the Kremlin still saw the prospect of dramatically improved relations with Trump", lending to its credibility.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:55

German chancellor Angela Merkel took Mr Trump to task for reportedly calling Germany " bad, very bad " for flooding the USA market with cars during a meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, and Donald Tusk , president of the EU Council, in Brussels on Thursday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:08

On CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer", Schiff said the House committee would mirror its Senate counterpart by issuing more specific subpoenas that Flynn would have a harder time avoiding with the protection of the Fifth Amendment.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:08

A short time later, two men in another vehicle pulled up and the passenger jumped inside Archie's auto. Both Wakefield and Washington will be tried as adults. Guest said investigators were looking for the weapon that was used to kill Frazier but feels confident they do have the right killers in jail. Across town, at the district attorney's office, another heart-wrenching scene unfolded as the rest of Kingston's family, including his mother, learned he had died.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:00

About 90 machine gun rounds were fired at the object, which has not been identified. The latest warning shots against the DPRK projectile was sacked in January previous year when a DPRK UAV crossed the military demarcation line in the western border.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:15

During the trip, Francis paid tribute to the victims of the December bombing at Cairo's St. Peter's church, located in close proximity to the St. Mark's cathedral, the seat of the Coptic Orthodox Church. In a statement on its spokesman's Facebook page, the Coptic Church called for "measures to be taken to prevent the dangers of those incidents that tarnish Egypt's image".

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:51

German chancellor Angela Merkel , right, and North Rhine-Westphalia top candidate of her Christian Democrats , Armin Laschet, wave to supporters at the last stage of the state election campaign in Aachen, Germany, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Schulz dubbed the result "a hard day for social democracy" shortly after conceding defeat. With more than a fifth of Germany's overall population, the state is now governed by a left-leaning alliance of the SPD and Greens.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:59

He made the surprise announcement on Twitter after resisting pressure from European leaders at the G7 summit in Sicily to stay in the pact. "His views are evolving which exactly as they should be", Trump's economic adviser Gary Cohn said on Friday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:11

She went on to add, to roaring applause, that Nixon's presidency "would eventually end in disgrace with his impeachment for obstruction of justice". The comment was a clear nod to Trump's recent dismissal of FBI Director James Comey who was leading an investigation into Russia's possible involvement in the 2016 election , which Clinton lost to Trump.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:45

President Duterte imposed Martial Law across Mindanao Tuesday, hours after gunmen loyal to the Islamic State rampaged through this city in response to a raid on one of their safe houses. "It has transmogrified into invasion by foreign terrorists who heeded the clarion call of the ISIS ( Islamic State group) to go to the Philippines if they find difficulty in going to Iraq or Syria".

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:24

As campaigning resumed following the Manchester Arena atrocity, the Labour leader was careful to stress that foreign policy decisions could not "remotely excuse" the actions of terrorists such as Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi .

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:58

In a statement issued by the White House, the U.S. president said he had ordered the Department of Justice and other agencies to launch a full review of leaks he described as "a grave threat to our national security". Seven other men are in custody in connection with Monday's blast, all are being held on suspicion of offenses violating the Terrorism Act. The son of Libyan parents who immigrated to Britain in the early 1990s, Abedi has been identified by British authorities as the bomber who ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:40

The following day, before the terrorist attack, Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire put out a press release, dredging up supportive remarks made about Irish republicanism by Mr Corbyn, his finance spokesman John McDonnell and Labour's home affairs spokesman Diane Abbott.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:10

Myra Hindley died in 2002. He and girlfriend Myra Hindley buried their victims' bodies on Saddleworth Moor, near Manchester in northwestern England. The killer had launched a legal bid in 2013 to be transferred out of the prison to a hospital so that he could stop being fed through a tube and be allowed to die if he wishes.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:58

Also, last week, 20 policemen were killed and a dozen more wounded in Taliban attacks on several checkposts in the neighbouring Zabul province. The attack was the third major Taliban assault this week on the military in Kandahar . Around 60 security personnel from troops backed by the Western alliance have died in the past few days. His scathing remarks did not immediately provoke a response from Kabul .

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:34

Macron and May first met in February in London. On many occasions, it has looked like he's wrenching them towards him as he firmly grasps their hand. Macron was warned by the French ambassador to the United States after the ambassador learned about the nature of Trump's handshakes.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:40

The committee announced that Friday, May 26, was the last day of month of Sha'aban. Officials in Qatar also said there was no moon sighted today. National Moon Sighting Committee took this decision in meeting chaired by the Religious Affairs Minister Motiur Rahman on Friday evening.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:45

Transport services will be taxed at 5 per cent. Entertainment activities, household and personal care products will become cheaper under the upcoming regime. GST for hotels with tariff above Rs 5,000 will be 28 per cent. There could be a small drop in economy airfare as it would move to the 5 per cent tax bracket.

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:47

Rouhani, a pragmatist who won last week's presidential election, hit back hard by dismissing the summit as a "ceremonial (event) that had no political value and will bear no results". Tens of thousands of supporters of President Hassan Rouhani have poured into the streets of Tehran as night falls to celebrate the incumbent's re-election.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:20

Trading and pedestrian traffic resumed on the border following the announcement. Islamabad made a decision to close the major crossing at Chaman in early May after Afghan troops opened fire on a Pakistani census team, sparking a deadly firefight across the frontier, leaving at least eight civilians dead and an unconfirmed number of military casualties on both sides.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:03

The fund , which is created to assist the families and dependents of those who died and the 64 people injured in the atrocity, was already at £2m before the donation from the clubs. The Red Cross is continuing to support bereaved families at multiple locations in Manchester, working with Cruse Bereavement Care. South Africa's cricket team manager said the side had "genuine concerns" about remaining in England following the attack, but expressed commitment to stay for the three-month tour.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:57

TAMARA KEITH, BYLINE: President Trump motorcaded to Bethlehem to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . President Donald Trump talked up the prospects of peace between Israelis and Palestinians yesterday, saying he believed both sides were committed to a historic deal.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:50

President Donald Trump called for a breakthrough in Israeli-Palestinian relations after he met Tuesday in Bethlehem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . I intend to do everything I can to help them achieve that goal. Some had speculated that Trump would announce the embassy relocation, which was one of his campaign promises, during his recent trip to Israel .

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:13

This is the first time the USA military has attempted to test a ground-based interceptor against an "intercontinental class target", said the Missile Defense Agency . The Pentagon is thirsting for a success story amid growing fears about North Korea's escalating capability. She said Chinese officials say they've tightened border inspections, beefed up policing on the border and stepped up customs inspections.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:59

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte , right, addresses troops during his visit to the 2nd Mechanized Brigade Friday, May 26, 2017 on the outskirts of Iligan city in southern Philippines. Born in 1966, the Arabic-speaking Islamic preacher with an engineering degree from the University of the Philippines was once commander of the Moro National Liberation Front, an Islamic separatist group.

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:41

Rouhani said that Iranians are "waiting for this government to become stable intellectually" and that "hopefully, things will settle we could pass more accurate judgments". -Iran nuclear deal, said in a post-win televised speech. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has reacted to Trump's remarks, and urged United States to stop supplying arms to Saudi Arabia, which is one of the "main sponsors of terrorism".

by | May 27, 2017 | 17:11

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is now believed to be under scrutiny. Flynn's attorney, Robert Kelner, also declined to comment, and the Russian Embassy did not respond to requests for comment from the Post .

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:10

After making many warm remarks about Israel , which earned him standing ovations, he said he believed that the Palestinian President , Mahmoud Abbas , was serious about making peace. "You know in Israel all the people like us, the media hate us but the people love us", she said to Melania, according to Newsweek. Clashes broke out near a checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah involving several hundred stone-throwing youths and Israeli soldiers who responded with rubber bullets ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 18:32

The day following the declaration, Duterte told the media, " Martial law is martial law". Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to reassure soldiers who might be accused of committing abuses under martial law and jokingly said that if any of them were to rape three women, he would personally claim responsibility for it.