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by | May 28, 2017 | 07:25

The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for the barbaric attack, which involved a home-made device packed with nuts and bolts which exploded in the venue's foyer as thousands of young people were leaving. Asked if officers are looking for the person who made the bomb, he said: "I think it's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating and as I've said, it continues at pace, this extensive investigation is going on and activity taking place across Greater Manchester ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:23

The FBI closely monitors communications of Russian officials in the USA, and it consistently surveils Russia's diplomatic facilities. The New York Times could not immediately confirm these details. Kislyak and the Russian foreign minister, Sergey V. Lavrov, Mr. Trump disclosed highly classified intelligence about the Islamic State to the Russians.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:11

We've got more newsletters we think you'll find interesting. Police did not take Christian into custody at that time, stating that he had a head injury and was mentally ill. "It's a gut check for everywhere - and absolutely for Portland ", said Christopher Douglas, who stopped at the memorial. Two men were stabbed to death and a third was badly wounded while trying to prevent an alleged hate crime in the U.S.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:26

The two leaders also spoke about boosting cooperation on counterterrorism efforts. On trade, the G7 vowed "to keep our markets open and to fight protectionism", but also to combat "unfair trade practices" and help those left behind by globalisation, after Trump came to power vowing "America First".

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:22

Also contributing to Iran's ill humor was its recent presidential campaign, in which "moderate" President Hassan Rouhani fended off challenges from several "hardline" opponents, some with strong ties to the theocratic sector of Iranian government and culture.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:32

And the White House said G7 leaders had a "very robust" conversation before agreeing a final communique which stated the "strong commitment" of Canada, France, Germany, Italy , Japan, and the United Kingdom to the 2015 Agreement, but noted that the U.S.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:32

THE THREAT from the cyber attack that hit the NHS and countries around the globe "will continue to grow" as people return to work today, the head of Europol warned. But he warned it was likely some Australians would fall victim. The hackers used leaked tools from the National Security Agency to exploit the hole.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:25

Manchester-born Salman Abedi launched the attack on young fans attending a concert by USA pop star Ariana Grande in the latest atrocity claimed by the Islamic State group in Europe. Police in Libya also detained the father and brother of the bomber, 22-year-old Salman Abedi. Manchester Islamic Centre board of trustees director Mohammad el-Khayat used a sermon before Friday afternoon prayers to strongly condemn the attack at the Manchester Arena that killed 22 people.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:45

Trump then stood near Markovic and spoke to Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite . The act was being widely denounced online. The Nato military alliance - which Trump on the campaign trail dismissed as " obsolete " for focusing on Russian Federation instead of terrorism - is set to bow to his demands that it formally join the US-led coalition against IS.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:18

Ramsey did not touch the ball, allowing Sanchez to run through and slot in. The goal was initially disallowed after the linesman deemed Aaron Ramsey to be in an offside position. Chelsea - who trailed 1-0 to Alexis Sanchez's controversial opener - looked down and out when Victor Moses was sent off on 68 minutes after picking up a second yellow card for diving.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:47

Again he mentioned his meeting with Abbas, saying he assured the US President that "he is willing to reach for peace with Israel in good faith, and I believe he will". Although Trump was the not the first president to visit the Western Wall, he was the first sitting president to do so. 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.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:41

H.R. McMaster says Trump's support for Article 5 was "implicit in the speech". In an unprecedented move, six of the G7 leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris climate change agreement, reached in 2015 and ratified by most countries a year ago.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:35

Whether the Russians worked directly with any of the Trump advisers is one of the central questions that federal investigators, led by newly appointed special counsel Robert Mueller , are seeking to answer. At almost the same time , Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said he would be willing to discuss later whether Trump leaned on him to push back against Russian Federation reports.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:49

Abedi was born in Manchester on New Year's Eve 1994 to a family believed to be of Libyan origin. Police said on Saturday that overnight they had made two further arrests as they closed in on other possible cell members. Nearly one week after a suicide bomber killed 22 and wounded dozens more at her Manchester Arena appearance, Ariana Grande has announced she plans to return to Manchester for a benefit concert to raise money for attack victims.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:28

A source who has been in contact with people involved in the decision told Reuters a couple of meetings were planned with chief executives of energy companies and big corporations and others about the climate agreement ahead of Trump's expected announcement later in the week.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:26

The meeting with Merkel came just a day after Trump reportedly called Germans "bad". Instead, he got in a golf cart and the American president's mini-motorcade drove the route alone, Trump once more having charted his own course. NATO's founding treaty states under Article V that an attack on one ally is an attack on all, but Trump questioned the principle during the USA election campaign and has not publicly backed the commitment.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:09

The alleged proposal was made at a meeting on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY with Russia's Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, weeks before Trump took office. It was said to be the first time any investigators have made inquiries with Trump's campaign officials. "Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings", Kushner's lawyer, Jamie Gorelick, told NBC News .

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:48

In a separate development, seven current and former USA officials told Reuters news agency that Kushner had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with Kislyak during and after the 2016 presidential campaign. Economic adviser Gary Cohn said: "We're not going to comment on Jared". That investigation, and those in both the House of Representatives and the Senate into the election and potential ties between Mr Trump's team and Moscow , have dogged Mr Trump and his team for months ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:20

Mr. Trump scolded America's allies for "not paying their fair share" and later appeared to shove aside the Prime Minister of Montenegro. "If NATO countries made their full and complete contributions, then NATO would be even stronger than it is today, especially from the threat of terrorism", he said, nodding to Monday's attack in Manchester.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:41

Speaking generally, national security adviser H.R. McMaster said "we have back channel communications with a number of countries". On Saturday, Trump's national security adviser, H.R. Kushner has acknowledged meeting during the transition with the Russian ambassador to Washington, but Reuters , citing seven current and former USA officials, reported Friday that Kushner had several previously undisclosed contacts with Russia's ambassador - including two phone calls between April and ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:04

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 8, 2017, before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing: "Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election". On Thursday, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Moscow is calling on the U.S. media to stop spreading lies about Kislyak. The Post first reported the request, which covers materials such as emails, phone records and documents dating ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:28

In Bethlehem, Trump said he was "truly hopeful" for an end to the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, and added that goodwill from his visit would turn into peace talks. Without naming anyone in particular, Rubin tells OneNewsNow that Trump is getting "bad advice" from his advisers about moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem - a campaign promise that has yet to be realized.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:02

The GST council on Friday set the tax rates on service at five, 12, 18 and 28 per cent, in line with what it had set for goods. For services, the GST Council finalised four tax rates that will apply to services including telecoms , insurance , hotels and restaurants .

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:52

Traders shuttered shops and businesses across the Kashmir Valley, including in the region's main city of Srinagar . Hizbul Mujahideen is the largest indigenous separatist group fighting against Indian-rule in the Himalayan territory since an armed rebellion broke-out in 1989.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:46

Addressing the media, Mr Shah took a dig at the Opposition. Interestingly, Nitish earlier on Friday missed the lunch organized by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, which was attended by JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav. The Prime Minister also said that he was in Assam to mark three years of his government, while the previous governments were focused only on Delhi.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:52

During Friday's gathering of the Group of 7 wealthy democracies — as well as at earlier stops on Trump's first worldwide trip — leaders have implored him to stick with the 2015 accord aimed at reducing carbon emissions and slowing potentially disastrous global warming.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:06

The announcement on the final day of the USA president's first global trip comes after he declined to commit to staying in the sweeping climate deal, resisting intense worldwide pressure from his peers at the summit. In Europe, however, the pugnacious side of Trump reasserted itself. "Ignoring the problem just because fossil fuel industry mascots like Trump demand it is like agreeing to take the warning labels off of cigarettes because they offend Joe Camel".

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:09

Tuesday's letter narrowed the scope of the documents the panel is seeking. Some Russians boasted about how well they knew Mr. Flynn. Brennan's testimony comes as the Russian probe ramps up following President Donald Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey .

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:41

Simpson, "star" baseball player in the early-1990s, first made his appeal for the Hall of Fame ballot in The Simpsons episode, " Homer At The Bat " aired in February 1992. In a prepared "statement", Homer said, "My record for eating hot dogs will never be broken". Dodgers second baseman Steve Sax , Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs and Cardinals shortstop Ozzie Smith posed with Simpson following his official welcome into the Hall of Fame.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:48

Following the alert, the Gujarat government began equipping its state computer systems with anti-virus softwares and upgrading its Microsoft operating systems. The WannaCry or WannaCrypt ransomware attack deployed a Windows exploit that the National Security Agency had used for its own purposes until it was leaked in April by the hacking group Shadow Brokers .

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:23

US President Donald Trump is preparing to set up a " war room" in the White House to address the issues arising one after another on Russia's relations with members of his election campaign, government officials said , as well as people who are close to the US President.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:41

Let's just fight". The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) confirmed on Friday that there are foreign fighters involved in the Marawi siege. Lorenzana, the defence secretary, said at least two soldiers and a police officer had been killed.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:59

That's no small feat. "We remember and mourn those almost 3,000 innocent people who were brutally murdered by terrorists on September 11, 2001", Trump said. When Trump tried to lighten the mood with a joke about NATO's gleaming new home base - "I never asked once what the new NATO Headquarters cost" - there was no laughter from his counterparts.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:35

According to USA media reports , Kushner spoke with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak by phone at least twice both during and after Trump's 2016 campaign. Michael Hayden, who also once headed the National Security Agency. Two congressional intelligence committees are conducting parallel investigations into Russian interference in the presidential campaign, and in recent weeks, the panels have accelerated their efforts to obtain documents from Mr.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:19

Aside from the forces marshalled by Turkey , they have been seen as the only reliable forces in the fight against the so-called Islamic State . The prime minister also separately told the BBC that Turkey's messages will be clear during Erdogan's visit to Washington .