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by | May 27, 2017 | 21:23

During Trump's first stop on his four-nation tour, the Saudis pledged to spend billions on infrastructure projects in the US and military equipment but the arms deal has raised red flags in Israel. "Saudi Arabia's progress, especially in recent years, is very encouraging but there's still a lot of work to be done and freedoms and opportunities to continue to fight for", she said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:53

An armed group that has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS) on Tuesday clashed with government troops in Marawi City , Lanao del Sur. Five soldiers, two policemen and 26 militants have died in the three days of fighting, according to authorities.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:38

Maute snipers and booby traps were hampering operations, which the army said could last three more days.A top Philippine official says foreign fighters are among the militants linked to the Islamic State group who have laid siege to the southern city of Marawi .Reports say at least two soldiers and a policeman have been killed while 12 were injured during the standoff in Muslim-majority Malawi.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:10

But as a 39-year-old who has never held elected office, Macron clearly was excited about the appearance with the USA president, which cemented his status as a new global player - and as a formidable handshaker. Forewarned, Araud said he would alert Macron. The people of France will not take much more of this. At the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels , Macron walks out to greet a group of world leaders before the summit begins.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:58

Charging the government with failure on the internal security front, he said the situation in Jammu & Kashmir was never as bad as it is today. Amit Shah: Before deciding on the ruling alliance's pick for the top constitutional post, BJP President Amit Shah said that his party would consult opposition parties over a joint Presidential candidate.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:13

As Trump spoke, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Marcon, stood in awkward silence. Even big oil and coal have backed the Paris Agreement, which leaves room for technologies that would allow these industries to grow in a low-carbon economy.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:09

The Washington Post reports that the Russian ambassador to the United States told his superiors that he and Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin. Michael Flynn, who would become Trump's national security adviser before being fired 24 days into the job, was also at the meeting . The Post report cites anonymous USA officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:27

The newspaper says Ambassador Sergei Kislyak told his superiors that Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for their discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor. The FBI investigation is now being overseen by Robert Mueller , a respected former FBI director who was given broad powers to pursue the case as a special counsel after Trump abruptly fired Comey on May 9.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:09

Climate is another hard nut of the summit agenda, considering Trump administration's reluctance to stick to the commitments of the Paris Climate Deal, which has put it at odds with the European Union and other major allies. French President Emmanuel Macron , Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and British Prime Minister Theresa May will also be attending the elite club for the first time.The dramatic destination overlooks the Ionian Sea.With May and Trump among four new faces ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:58

A British official said that Manchester police will stop sharing bombing investigation information with US amid fury over leaks. Providing an update into the investigation Thursday, Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins addressed the leaks saying it's distressing to the victims' families.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:30

Numerous protesters carried flags or wore bandanas over their faces with the hammer and sickle symbol, a communist symbol. Canada is planning to champion the benefits of free trade and action on climate change at the G7 Summit in Taormina , Sicily , even as U.S.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:42

The G7 consists of Canada, France , Germany , Italy , Japan , the United Kingdom and the U.S., while the European Union also has representatives present. "It is a forum made for Donald Trump's particular style". During his election campaign a year ago, Mr Trump threatened customs duties in retaliation for Germany's trade surplus with the U.S., saying it owed "vast sums of money" to the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:09

The stock had previously closed at $34.50, but opened at $31.65. Kanawha Cap Management Lc reported 28,521 shares or 0.44% of all its holdings. 10,706 are held by Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky. The firm's market capitalization is $1.69 billion. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, April 19. The median target of analyst views collected by Yahoo Finance was as much as $-1.65 below TGI's recent stock price.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:45

The city has been wracked by violence since Tuesday night when militants swept through the city. It has now been four days since armed insurgents, reportedly linked to the so-called Islamic State , stormed Marawi , a city in the southern part of the Philippines .

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:28

The Senate Intelligence Committee, investigating Russian meddling in USA 2016 election, has asked President Donald Trump's political organization to hand over all documents going back the campaign's launch in June 2015, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing two people briefed on the request.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:11

The president made the same request to Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency , the official said. But Trump continued to defend him, going as far as suggesting to FBI Director James Comey the next day to drop the investigation into Flynn's foreign contacts, according to a memo Comey wrote about the conversation cited by The New York Times .

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:48

Washington D.C. [USA], May 27 (ANI): The Democratic National Committee (DNC) wants U.S. President Donald Trump to fire his son-in-law Jared Kushner from his position as White House advisor, after reports surfaced that the latter sought to establish a private communications channel between the President's transition team and Russian Federation.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:41

So en route to Israel , Tillerson evaded questions about whether the Western Wall is part of the Jewish state.It later annexed east Jerusalem in a move never recognised by the global community and claims the entire city as its capital. Aside from the Saudi comments, there was another element of Trump's peace talk that is said to have pleased Netanyahu. President Trump's seemingly more palatable speech in Saudi Arabia should not blind us to the harmful actions his administration has ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:46

Friday morning after arriving in Sicily for the G-7 summit, President Trump tweeted , "Getting ready to engage G7 leaders on many issues including economic growth, terrorism , and security". In a striking comment given Trump's support during the campaign for American coal miners, Cohn also said "coal doesn't even really make that much sense anymore as a feedstock".

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:14

Their votes are off the table if Netanyahu wants to pass a Trump peace deal, and he would thus need to rely on left-of-center legislators - which would cement suspicions in his own party that he's not really one of them. The objective of Trump's trip, the official said, was "to do a lot of listening, build very strong relationships with all the different people, not just the parties involved, .

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:29

He added there are some police officers he categorically would not trust with a firearm. "I was expecting to see the fire brigade". Theresa May said she will tell Donald Trump that intelligence shared with the United States "must remain secure" in a sign of the UK authorities' anger at the repeated leaks of sensitive information to the media.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:40

As G-7 leaders gathered in Sicily , Fichtner says Germany is "lobbying at all levels right now for the U.S.to remain in the Paris Agreement" on fighting climate change . Japan was hoping to use the summit to push North Korea up the global agenda with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe set to warn that the unpredictable regime in Pyongyang , "is a grave threat not only to East Asia but also to the world ".

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:54

The statement reads: "From this afternoon (May 25), specially trained firearms officers will be patrolling on board train services for the first time". This means that their day-to-day policing role is keenly focussed on keeping passengers and staff as safe as possible. 'Our patrols will be highly visible and passengers should feel comforted by their presence.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:37

Duterte said the presence of foreign fighters in street battles that have raged since Tuesday in Marawi City was proof that Islamic State had gained a foothold on the restive island of Mindanao, but there was still a chance for peace. Washington has placed him on its list of most-wanted terrorists and offered a $5 million reward for information leading to his capture. All these groups are inspired by the Islamic State group, but so far there is no sign of significant, material ties.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:27

Britain's terror threat assessment has been hiked to " critical ", the highest level, meaning an attack is considered imminent. The Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace, a draw for tourists, was canceled because it requires support from police officers, which authorities decided was not a good use of resources given the threat level.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:53

New U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer said there was no way back to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for America. New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay, second from right, walks to the meeting room during the APEC Ministers Responsible For Trade meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam .

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:23

Troops will be gradually withdrawn from the streets from Monday onwards, having been drafted in to bolster police numbers, Prime Minister Theresa May said. British police echoed Rudd's remarks in a statement released later on Wednesday, saying that the breaches harm the relationship between the two nations.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:57

According to USA Today , Donald Trump said: "Saudi Arabia and numerous countries that gave vast amounts of money to the Clinton Foundation want women as slaves and to kill gays". Israel considers the entire city to be its capital while the worldwide community says the future of east Jerusalem, claimed by the Palestinians, must be resolved through negotiations.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:29

Flynn, 58, whom President Donald Trump fired in February over concerns about his disclosures of Russian contacts to Vice President Mike Pence , has said that he would invoke his Fifth Amendment rights in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee in its investigation.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:07

Authorities said Friday that all 10 people sickened were hospitalized. On Monday, Matt Conens, a spokesman for the California Department of Public Health, declined to release further information on the death, the condition of the other victims, or the status and extent of the investigation into the weeks-old outbreak.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:44

Speaking at his first news conference since winning a second term in Friday's presidential election in Iran, Mr Rouhani dismissed the summit as "just a show". 'Who can say regional stability can be restored without Iran? "As the economy is among Khamenei's top priorities, Khamenei will be obliged to give limited backing to Rouhani's liberal economic policy like the cautious support he gave to the nuclear deal", said an official close to Rouhani's government.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:49

The trip to Jerusalem was the second stop on Trump's first global trip as president. "It went in the heart of one of the, I always say that the president is always at his best when he's doing big things that are unexpected". Enter President Trump, and suddenly there is no hypocrisy anymore. Gray quotes Israeli ambassador to the US Ron Dermer, whom she claims has privately characterized Bannon as the most pro-Israel member of the Administration.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:55

Because of this controversy, the United States has repeatedly refused requests that it move its embassy to Jerusalem , the seat of the Israeli government, and has made it clear it does not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Western Wall.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:47

One of the ships reached Sri Lanka this morning and another will reach tomorrow. The first vessel with humanitarian aid from India arrived in Colombo earlier on Saturday. The DMC issued evacuation notices to residents along the Kelani river, which flows through Colombo , amid fears that it was about to burst its banks.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:57

The launch "completely verified" the reliability and accuracy of the device and its late-stage warhead guidance system, KCNA said, adding the test results were "perfect". Some of them travelled into the South's territory, he said. The Trump administration has said there should be no talks until North Korea takes steps toward getting rid of its nuclear arsenal.