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by | May 28, 2017 | 06:19

Egypt's foreign ministry said it had delivered a letter on Saturday to the United Nations Security Council informing it that the strikes were conducted as an act of legitimate self-defence, according to a ministry statement. Samuel the Confessor, around 62 miles (100 kilometers) northwest of the city of Minya, when they came under fire, the Interior Ministry said. A resident in Derna heard four powerful explosions, and told Reuters that the strikes had targeted camps used by fighters ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:30

More than 40 million votes were cast on Friday, May 19, reported by the Iranian Interior ministry, a number higher than the 56 per cent turnout in the 2016 USA elections and the 65 per cent turnout in the recent French elections. Nonetheless, the surge of popular support the president is now riding does not ensure him an easy ride over the coming four years. But the jubilation had another cause, too: the rejection, by a wide margin, of hard-line challenger Ebrahim Raisi, who had the backing ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:50

Niemeyer wrote that Supreme Court precedent required the court to consider the order "on its face". A majority of judges on the appeals court, in a 10-3 decision, said they were "unconvinced" the travel order had more to do with national security concerns than a " Muslim ban ".

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:26

He then greets Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation secretary general Jens Stoltenber before Mr Trump pointedly holds out his hand. During France's recent election campaign, President Donald Trump spoke favorably about only one candidate, Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front .

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:26

British Airways CEO Alex Cruz has said the the root cause of today's London flight-grounding IT systems ambi-cockup is "a power supply issue" and that the airline has "no evidence of any cyberattack". British Airways has said it would be "happy to consider reimbursing reasonable expenses" to customers caught up in mass delays caused by a global IT crash.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:43

Senior US advisers have refused to answer questions about Donald Trump's son-in-law, following reports that Jared Kushner tried to set up a secret communication line with Moscow . Cohn said the allies asked questions about USA relations with Russian Federation, but not specifically about Kushner. According to the person familiar with the Kushner meeting, the Trump team eventually felt there was no need for a back channel once Rex Tillerson was confirmed as secretary of state, and made a ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:38

Chelsea Manning , formerly known as a male officer called Bradley Manning, was arrested in 2010 after leaking 700,000 military files including a battlefield video and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks , the largest leak of classified data in USA history.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:06

It was a controversial goal as the Chilean appeared to use his hand to knock a miscued clearance from David Luiz past N'golo Kante before racing onto a ball intended for the offside Ramsey before slotting home under Thibaut Courtois. "I love to make late runs into the box", Ramsey said. "We have a board meeting on Tuesday, and on Wednesday or Thursday it will all be very clear".

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:04

As Daniel pointed out , Trump came face-to-face with a major symbol of Israel's occupation during his journey to Bethlehem this morning "when his motorcade sped through a gap in the Israeli separation barrier that separates Israel from the West Bank ".

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:21

Netanyahu, pressed by conservatives in his coalition, got much of what he wanted in a speech delivered Tuesday by Trump at the Israel Museum that adopted much of the prime minister's own worldview of a dynamic, democratic Israel courageously defending itself against enemies like Iran.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:03

Iranian-backed forces have been fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and support the government of President Bashar Assad in its battle against Sunni fighters in Syria. He rescued Iran from its state of crisis by negotiating the nuclear agreement, but the economy has not improved greatly and most Iranians still struggle in their daily lives.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:59

All six major industrialized powers are trying to convince Mr. Trump of the merits of free trade, and the global threat of climate change . "President Trump, during the campaign, had not shown a full commitment to that". President Donald Trump opened meetings with European Union leaders yesterday against the backdrop of striking anger from Britain over intelligence leaks and a decision by Manchester police to withhold information from the United States about the investigation into this ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:37

Friday. He was convicted of murdering Troy Wicker in 1982 as the man slept inside his Muscle Shoals home . Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey refused to halt the execution Thursday afternoon, and after looking over the petition, after a almost 4½ hour temporary stay , the U.S.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:56

While NC State is planning for a season without Henderson in 2017-18, the following year's roster looks even more depleted. Multiple sources are reporting that Bryce has made the decision to join the Wolfpack following two seasons with UNCW and reunite with his former head coach, Kevin Keatts.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:48

In a statement released after Trump arrived at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance, the president said he would seek an official review to stop leaks that he said posed a serious security threat. They labelled their initiative "A City United". British media have reported that one of the eight people under arrest is Abedi's brother but police have not confirmed that.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:52

Federal investigators are looking into meetings Kushner held in December with Russia's ambassador and a banker from Moscow , CBS News' Scott Pelley reported on "CBS Evening News" on Thursday. Flynn was forced to resign in February amid revelations that he had misled Vice President Pence about the nature of conversations he had with Kislyak in the month before Trump took office.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:26

WASHINGTON (AP) - It seems President Donald Trump is siding with the victor of the French election, at least now that he's won. Trump is scheduled to leave Brussels for the final piece of his trip, a two-day stay in Sicily for G-7 meetings.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:56

Ajax were appearing in their first continental showpiece match since the 1996 Champions League decider and fielded a team with an average age of 22 years and 282 days – the youngest to have ever started a major European final. "Does this cup make the city of Manchester a bit happier?" Maybe. But we just came to do our job. "Obviously, we were really, really sad about what happened".

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:12

The suicide bomber killed at least 22 people when he detonated his explosives outside Manchester Arena, where pop singer Ariana Grande was performing. The US President said intelligence leaks related to the Manchester attack in the US were " deeply troubling " and he promised to bring anyone caught leaking intelligence details to justice.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:59

In the intercept, Kislyak told Moscow that Kushner had made the request in a meeting at Trump Tower on December 1 or 2 - less than three weeks after the election - and asked specifically for the system to be housed in Russian diplomatic facilities.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:16

Reuters corroborated the allegation in its own report late Friday and added that Mr. Kushner had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with Mr. McMaster, a decorated three-star Army general, was asked whether he would be concerned if an official on his National Security Council staff or elsewhere in the Trump administration sought a back-channel communications system with the Russian embassy or the Kremlin in Moscow.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:19

While NATO leaders were gathering for a group photo, Trump was caught on TV cameras elbowing his way to the front row and pushing aside the prime minister of Montenegro, just admitted to NATO . It is simply a harmless situation. Mr. Tusk concluded that the United States and the European Union should be jointly saying "values and principles first", thus intentionally or unintentionally calling out President Trump's presidential campaign motto " America first ".

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:41

On the issue of climate change, the communique says only six of the leaders, plus European Union leaders, agreed to stand by their commitment to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change . Trudeau met one-on-one with Donald Trump Saturday on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Sicily. On Russia, Trump went along with the group, agreeing that Moscow could face further sanctions if merited by its actions in Ukraine.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:26

The test was North Korea's second in a week and South Korea's new liberal government said it dashed its hopes for peace on the peninsula. The ministry has reportedly put utmost priority on North Korea's nuclear issue and response measures.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:26

In his calls for substantial debt relief, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faces resistance from Germany, where additional concessions are unpopular with an electorate called to a general election in September. Greek unions today began two days of industrial action against cuts to pensions and tax rises insisted on by global creditors and passed by Alexis Tsipras's leftist government.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:59

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. Salman Abedi's father, Ramadan Abedi, was also arrested in Libya. Armed troops are to guard nuclear power plants in Scotland and other sensitive sites across the United Kingdom, as the police said they were now investigating a "network" linked to the Manchester bomber, writes The Herald.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:45

The attack came after church bombings in December and April claimed by the self-styled Islamic State terror group that killed dozens of Egypt's Coptic Christians . President Donald Trump, who has made a point of improving relations with Cairo, said his country stood with Sisi and the Egyptian people. State television cited the health minister as saying the attack, which prompted widespread worldwide condemnation, killed 28 people.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:04

US President Donald Trump said that alleged intelligence leaks, in reference to the Manchester attack, were a grave threat to security and described them leaks as "deeply troubling". "These relationships enable us to collaborate and share privileged and sensitive information that allows us to defeat terrorism and protect the public at home and overseas", the spokesman said.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:09

Special teams of the agency's Economic Offences Wing commenced searches at 14 locations in Chennai , Delhi, Mumbai and Gurugram, which continued till late on Tuesday. "There is no allegation against me", he noted. Chidambaram said in his statement that neither he nor FIPB officials were suspected of wrongdoing. The source said the INX Media case is an "open and shut case".

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:07

Filipino Catholics pray during a mass for victims of the recent attack in Marawi by Muslim militants linked to the Islamic State group and also for extrajudicial killings inside a church in Manila, Philippines on Thursday, May. As gunfire crackled in the background, Herrera says authorities believe Isnilon Hapilon, who is on Washington's list of most-wanted terrorists, is still in the city.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:57

Prime Minister Theresa May said "a significant amount of police activity" and several arrests had led to the level being lowered. Numerous victims were children and teenagers - with the youngest of the dead revealed to be just eight-years-old.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:29

Though the positions between the EU and the US have not changed with Trump's first visit to Brussels , the European Commission has pressured Trump to increase cooperation in this area. Trump, who unlike other leaders at the summit is not planning to address reporters, did not respond to shouted questions as to whether the United Kingdom can trust the U.S.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:26

Though authorities have made "enormous progress" in the investigation, further arrests are likely, the head of the Greater Manchester Police Ian Hopkins said . She posted a link to the Red Cross and Manchester Evening News' fundraising appeal which has raised nearly £1.7 million since the attack. Police said Thursday that a woman arrested in Blackley had been released without charge.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:05

The missile is meant to simulate an ICBM, meaning it will fly faster than missiles used in previous intercept tests, according to Christopher Johnson, spokesman for the Missile Defense Agency. In an April telephone conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Trump said "we can't let a madman with nuclear weapons let on the loose like that".

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:51

In a press conference in Sicily, Saturday, advisers H.R. McMaster and Gary Cohn declined to comment on new revelations about Jared Kushner's communications with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak (SER'-gay KISS-lee-yak). At one point during the speech, the president seemed to be referencing the sound of an approaching helicopter and pondered aloud about who it was - again mispronouncing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's name in speculating it could be him or "Justin from ...