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by | May 28, 2017 | 22:55

The party said the hike would raise up to £6.4bn a year, and promised there would be no increases in income taxes or personal National Insurance contributions for the remaining 95 per cent. "However, it is also possible that the policy would raise nothing". £11 billion ($14 billion) to scrap college tuition fees and restore grants that help students with living expenses.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:41

McMaster told reporters that he isn't concerned with such methods of communication. Kushner "suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications", the Post reported , in an apparent attempt to try to shield discussions during the transition from monitoring.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:33

Conservatives dismissed Mr Corbyn's promise of new security and intelligence agents as "unfunded and undeliverable", pointing out that there was no indication in Labour's manifesto of how they would be paid for. According to an ORB poll cited in a Reuters report, May's Conservative Party holds the lead with 44 percent while the Labor Party comes second with 38 percent, and Liberal Democrats in a distant third position with seven percent followed by the far-right UK Independence Party ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:42

The Washington Post is reporting that the FBI is investigating meetings that Trump's son-in-law, Kushner, had in December 2016, with Russian officials. Schiff was particularly concerned about a Washington Post report that the back channel would have been conducted at a Russian diplomatic facility to avoid monitoring in US communications systems.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:53

The Tories released a video showing the Labour leader boasting about opposing anti-terror legislation and dodging questions over whether he would condemn the IRA. She told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show: "At that time, I and a lot of people felt MI5 needed reforming". I don't have the same hairstyle, I don't have the same views.

by | May 28, 2017 | 22:01

Majority Shiite Iran and predominantly Sunni Saudi Arabia and the UAE supporting opposite sites in the conflicts in Syria , Yemen and elsewhere in the Middle East. "Those who have fought terrorists are the Syrian and Iraqi people". "I hope that the U.S. administration think about the interests of the American people, regardless of the fact that they are not thinking about the interests of other nations".

by | May 28, 2017 | 22:35

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Abedi "likely" did not act alone in the strike at the close of an Ariana Grande concert Monday night and that he had been known to security forces "up to a point". Abedi, who had a sister and two brothers, went to school in Manchester before studying business at Salford University - a degree he did not complete.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:49

In a responding letter , Chaffetz said he still wanted any related documents that would be outside the scope of the special counsel's investigation, and a list of documents found to be within the scope of the probe, by June 8. "Whereas the Special Counsel is conducting a criminal or counterintelligence investigation that will occur largely behind closed doors, the Committee's work will shed light on matters of high public interest, regardless of whether there is evidence of criminal conduct", ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 22:20

On Wednesday, a series of raids were executed across Manchester, Wigan and Nuneaton , Warwickshire, while relatives of bomber Salman Abedi were detained in Libya. press. In addition to those killed, 116 people received medical treatment at Manchester hospitals for wounds from the blast. They were among the 75 people admitted across eight hospitals in the region.

by | May 28, 2017 | 22:26

Along with Jared Kushner, investigators are also focusing their investigation on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, and former Trump campaign staffers including Paul Manafort, Roger Stone and Carter Page. For instance, according to those officials and the letter, Kushner conveyed to the Russians that he was aware that it would be politically sensitive to meet publicly, but it was necessary for the Trump team to be able to continue their communication with Russian government ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 22:38

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a direct challenge to Iran Saturday, spotlighting the strategic objective of President Trump's state visit to Saudi Arabia. Highlighting the turnout of more than 42 million voters in the Friday's election in Iran, President Rouhani advised the Saudi rulers to give their people the chance of voting and let them decide whether a hereditary monarchy should go on or not .

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:45

The unseemly incident is adding to U.S. "This isn't Turkey. This isn't a third-world country, and this kind of thing can not go unresponded to diplomatically, and maybe in other ways". He told " Morning Joe " that he believed the Turkish ambassador to the US should be thrown "the hell out" of the country because of the violence. The State Department and politicians condemned the attack.

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:35

A bombing at Cairo's largest Coptic cathedral killed at least 25 people and wounded 49 in December 2016, including many women and children. The Coptic Christians were traveling Friday to St. The facade of the Tel Aviv-Yafo municipality building wore red, white, black and golden hues on Saturday night as it was lit up in solidarity with Egypt , which suffered a lethal terror attack on Friday.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:59

During a working lunch in Brussels ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, President Trump made it clear to Macron he would not announce a decision on the Paris climate agreement prior to the G7, this official told CNN .

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:34

But the public "should remain vigilant", May said during a brief televised address after a meeting of the government's COBRA crisis committee. Britain's security level has been upgraded to "critical" meaning officials believe another attack may be imminent.

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:38

Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent who grew up in Manchester , died in Monday's explosion. The police said the probe had made "good progress" and they "now need people to tell us if they have any information about his movements from 18 May when he returned to the United Kingdom through to Monday night".

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:50

That would add onto a laptop ban announced in March that affects about 50 flights per day from 10 cities, mostly in the Middle East, put into place due to concerns about terrorist attacks. The current USA ban applies to nonstop US -bound flights from 10 worldwide airports in Amman, Jordan; Kuwait City, Kuwait; Cairo; Istanbul; Jeddah and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Casablanca, Morocco; Doha, Qatar; and Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:50

During France's recent election campaign, President Donald Trump spoke favorably about only one candidate, Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front . As Macron approached Trump, he made a swift route-change and instead greeted German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which Trump took umbrage with. With their jaws clenched, their faces alternating between smiles and grimaces, the two men shook hands until the knuckles of Mr.

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:39

Kushner, a key White House adviser, had meetings late previous year with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak , and Russian banker Sergey Gorkov. Flynn served briefly as Trump's national security adviser before being fired in February. United States officials told The Post this was an apparent move by Mr Kushner to block any U.S.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:43

The son of Libyan parents who immigrated to Britain in the early 1990s, Abedi has been identified by British authorities as the bomber who attacked the Ariana Grande concert Monday night. Numerous victims of the attack were young. "There will be extra officers on duty, and that will include hundreds of armed officers". Three men have since been arrested in south Manchester , in addition to a 23-year-old man already being questioned by police.

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:39

Ms Lynch was already under intense scrutiny for speaking with former President Bill Clinton on his private plane before the investigation's conclusion. The intelligence described emails between then-Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and a political operative suggesting that Lynch would make the FBI investigation of Clinton go away.

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:37

British environmentalists accused Donald Trump of treating the worldwide community with "utter contempt" after he refused to sign up to global action on climate change at an worldwide summit. He also tweeted that he would be making his decision next week. And Trump took a new swipe at Germany, allegedly telling other European leaders that the country's trade practices were "bad", an account which has been both confirmed and denied by administration officials.

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:30

It said nine died in another strike on a nearby market in the town of Mayadeen on Thursday night. Meanwhile, a fresh wave of airstrikes by the US -led coalition reportedly killed dozens of civilians, including children, in Eastern Syria this week.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:16

The uncertainty over his position on the Paris agreement puts him at odds with other members of the G7. There was no immediate comment from the White House, but Trump has angrily rejected allegations of such collusion. "The whole discussion about climate has been hard, or rather very unsatisfactory", Merkel told reporters after the summit. The G7 consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the USA, while the European Union also has representatives present.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:39

The EC maintained that changing the internal circuitry of the electronic device is like changing the device itself and turned down AAP's petition. Responding to AAP's charge that it was turning tail on a "promised no-holds-barred hackathon", the EC specified that participants in the challenge had to adhere to the guidelines laid down by the poll body.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:41

Another brother and Abedi's father have been detained in Libya . MANCHESTER , ENGLAND- A British official says police in Manchester will stop sharing information about their bombing investigation with the USA until they get a guarantee that there will be no more leaks to the news media.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:20

British Prime Minister Theresa May accused rival Jeremy Corbyn of saying that Britain had brought terrorism upon itself, in an unusually personal attack that thrust the Manchester bombing into the centre of an election campaign less than two weeks before the vote.

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:27

Manchester's police chief said on Wednesday Abedi was part of a network, and media have reported that authorities suspect he received help constructing the bomb and planning the attack. British police have stopped sharing information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the United States, the BBC reported on Thursday , because of fears that leaks to the USA media could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb-maker still at large.

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:53

Focus magazine, citing unnamed federal security sources, had earlier reported that British-born Abedi twice flew from a German airport in recent years and that he wasn't on any worldwide watch list. It is also believed that British authorities were aware that Abedi's father, Ramadan Abedi, had potential links to terror-related groups. - A 23-year-old man is arrested by masked police in the Chorlton area of south Manchester near where Abedi is believed to have lived.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:57

Five adults and five children remain in critical condition following the bombing at the Manchester Arena on Monday, in which 22 people were killed. In the nearby town of Wigan , where a man was arrested on Wednesday, police said they had discovered potentially suspicious items, prompting them to bring in the bomb squad and evacuate properties in the area.

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:22

This follows the initial information leak, which happened just after the attack itself, with the identity of the 22-year-old British-born bomber Salman Abedi revealed by CBS, NBC, and then Reuters , citing US officials, the Guardian reported.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:22

Hanekom is said to have cited Zuma's much-criticised midnight Cabinet reshuffle in March, which saw Pravin Gordhan and Mcebisi Jonas removed from the finance ministry, and the country being downgraded to junk status by two global ratings agencies, as well as the public protector's State of Capture report.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:14

Two men have been charged with harassing a baby alligator after they forced the helpless animal's jaws open and made it drink beer. They allegedly admitted to officers that they had picked it up, poured the beer into its mouth, took photos of it and then released it back into a nearby pond, WMBF News reported .

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:37

Intercepts of communications with Russia reportedly show Mr Kislyak informing his superiors that Mr Kushner proposing the use of Russian diplomatic facilities for the confidential channel. It appears the backchannel was never set up. On his first trip overseas, the president has been unable to escape ongoing developments back home related to the FBI Russia investigation.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:35

In addition to possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election, investigators are also looking broadly into possible financial crimes - but the people familiar with the matter, who were not authorized to speak publicly, did not specify who or what was being examined.