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by | May 29, 2017 | 07:53

He complained that a special election last week for a House of Representatives seat in the western state of Montana was "such a big deal" for Democrats and news media "until the Republican won". U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and now top White House adviser Jared Kushner proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with a leading Russian diplomat.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:52

In a statement, the pop star said, "We won't let hate win" and offered to "extend my hand and heart and everything I possibility can give to you and yours". "The way you have handled all of this has been more inspiring and made me more proud than you'll ever know". Music, Millsaps reminded Grande, is the global language of peace.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:59

Trump said the victory, which came a day after Republican Greg Gianforte was accused of misdemeanor assault for allegedly body-slamming a reporter to the ground, "was poorly covered". Mr Trump has frequently used attacks on news organisations to rally his supporters when his White House or presidential campaign has found itself mired in scandal, a tactic that has so far enabled him to hold on to his core supporters who are increasingly suspicious of political and media elites in ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:22

The Group of Seven (G-7) member countries on Saturday said North Korea poses an increasing threat to the peace and stability of the worldwide community, according to news reports . He has signaled an interest in expanding civilian exchange with North Korea, but many analysts say he won't likely push for any major rapprochement because North Korea has gone too far in developing its nuclear program.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:48

Macron subsequently told the Journal du Dimanche in an interview published Sunday that it was " a moment of truth ". Mr Macron, who was elected earlier this month, said that his approach to the meeting had been about getting respect. At the Thursday summit, Trump did shake Macron's hand intensely, and the initial meeting and handshake grip between the two world leaders prompted major social media scrutiny.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:05

Trump greets people after speaking to US military troops at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Saturday, in Sigonella, Italy . Brussels also provided one of the abiding images of the trip when the leader of the free world was filmed muscling Montenegro's Prime Minister, Dusko Markovic, out of his way to get to the front of a photo opportunity.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:08

Commerce students Mannat Luthra and Aditya Jain jointly bagged the third rank with 99.2 per cent. Raksha, a humanities student at Amity International School, Noida , said she was expecting a "good" result but was surprised to find that she was just two marks short of a ideal 100.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:42

The United States spends more on defense than the other 27 member countries combined. President Trump is in Italy Friday for meetings with leaders of the biggest economies in the world. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright tweeted that the U.S. cannot "add an asterisk" to Article 5 . TAORMINA, Italy European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday he was "positively surprised" by Donald Trump's support for the EU as it manages Britain's departure, adding the USA ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:22

When she first arrived with proud father Michael in an open-topped vintage Jaguar, big sister Kate played a vital role and ensured her younger sibling looked her best for her big day. According to the report, Markle arrived arm in arm with her Royal boyfriend at the black tie 'do wearing a backless maroon gown. After much fuss, Pippa Middleton finally Wednesday very rich dude James Matthews .

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:54

The FBI says it needs more time to consider a request by Congress to turn over memos and other documents related to meetings between former FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump. The Washington Post reported earlier this week that Russian intelligence - a claim that then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch had reassured Hillary Clinton's campaign that the email probe wouldn't cut too deep - had influenced Comey's decision .

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:24

Sources say James Comey closed the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's email based on information he knew was fake. His press conference caused a firestorm of controversy and drew criticism from both Democrats and Republicans. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.), and the Clinton campaign that implied Lynch was going to squash the investigation . The unidentified officials told CNN that Comey feared that if the false information became public it would undermine the investigation ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:28

Duterte cut short a visit to Russian Federation and placed the southern island of Mindanao under martial rule on Tuesday after a fierce bout of fighting erupted during a raid by security forces at a hideout of Islamic State-linked militants.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:01

While the FBI is investigating Kushner's contacts with Russian Federation, he is not now a target of that investigation, the current law enforcement official said. Caveat: His lawyer said it was a mistake, and Mr Kushner corrected it after a New York Times report. Flynn remains under federal investigation in Virginia over his foreign business ties and was interviewed by the FBI in January about his contacts with Kislyak.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:16

According to press reports citing anonymous sources , the White House is in the process of putting together a new public relations operation, known in DC parlance as a "war room", to deal with ongoing revelations. officials told Reuters. However, on the very next day, Mr Trump told the visiting Russian Foreign Minister it was because Comey was probing into possible collusion between the Trump campaign team and Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election - that was the real reason ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:21

Fresh arrests have been made in the Manchester bombing probe after police carried out a controlled explosion during a raid on an address in the Cheetham Hill area of the city. A total of 12 men remain in custody for questioning. Police officers from Wales have been helping out as a heightened security operation remains in place.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:49

Trump has publicly waffled on whether he will continue the payments. "At a critical period when insurers are deciding premiums for next year, Republicans are pouring uncertainty into the health insurance marketplaces", Pelosi, D-Calif., said .

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:52

For the sake of brevity, let's just quote from a recent Jerusalem Post article: "U.S. President Donald Trump will repeat his opposition to settlement growth in the West Bank during his first visit to the region next week - and expects the Israeli government to acknowledge that his position has been heard, a senior White House official said".

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:52

With the news that President Hassan Rouhani had won a second term, the Iranian people realized that they will now have an additional four years of egregious human rights violations, the Iranian-backed slaughter in Syria , the taking of American and other hostages, and increasing support of terrorists overseas.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:04

In a statement, the military said the accusations by the USA administration about the incidents in Saydnaya prison , or the use of barrel bombs and chemical weapons allegations are all baseless. Syrian opposition spokesman Salem al-Meslet said the US allegations that the Syrian government had built a crematorium to cover up its mass killings were "credible" and not surprising.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:29

Mr Trump's tweets came as the media reported that the White House was preparing to establish a "war room" to combat mounting questions about ties between Russian Federation and his presidential campaign. Graham said in an interview on CNN's " State of the Union " that Comey told the Senate and House select committees on intelligence about such an email, but never indicated it was fake.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:11

The Reds looked far from their energetic selves as the intensity of a Klopp side was just not apparent for the Anfield crowd, but Liverpool still got themselves over the line with a victor from a rejuvenated Emre Can who went on to score important goals that got Liverpool that final Champions League place.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:06

Kim Jong-Un has sought to ramp up North Korea's nuclear programme under his rule, saying the regime needs atomic weapons to defend itself against the threat of invasion. "Pacific Command stands behind our ironclad commitment to the security of our allies in the Republic of Korea and Japan". Japan's Defense Ministry reported it was possible that the North Korean missile may have landed in the Sea of Japan inside Japan's economic exclusion zone, which stretches 200 miles from its shoreline.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:15

Hizbul Mujahideen is the largest indigenous rebel group fighting against Indian-rule in the Himalayan territory since an armed rebellion broke-out in 1989. Hundreds were blinded or maimed by the firing of government forces. "Six terrorists were killed in Baramulla's Rampur Sector in an operation near the LoC", the Srinagar-based Army spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Rajesh Kalia told The Hindu .

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:40

Tensions around North Korea's activities with both nuclear and non-nuclear weapons have drastically escalated in recent months, after Pyongyang conducted a number of nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches in violation of the UN Security Council's resolutions.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:38

Yogi Adityanath administration on Wednesday suspended Saharanpur District Magistrate NP Singh and Senior Superintendent of Police SS Dubey in an attempt to contain the law and order situation. The Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) is all set to begin its election campaign from Sangareddy, which the party believes turned the luck of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1980.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:16

Yoon Seok-youl, 57, was demoted for defying his boss' order to back off a 2013 investigation into Seoul's spy agency over its suspected efforts to illegally support Park's 2012 presidential bid. Did Park or Choi say anything of interest in today's hearing? If found guilty, the ex-president could face life imprisonment considering it is the standard sentencing for corruption in South Korea.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:28

A member of the Indonesian police anti-terror squad. JAKARTA , Indonesia (AP) - Indonesia's president has ordered a thorough investigation of the network behind two suicide bombings that targeted police in the capital and killed three police officers.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:41

The news outlet cited three sources with direct knowledge in its report that the President had told multiple people in private, including the Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt, that he will withdraw the U.S. Trump tweeted he would decide on Paris next week. The position makes the United States the lone holdout on endorsing the agreement during the G7 summit in Italy.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:32

Some postings on social media networks showed Christian's pictures and said the suspect was seen giving a Nazi salute at a right-wing protest in April. A phone at his home in Portland rang unanswered on Saturday, and no-one came to the door at his parents' home. Police identified the two slain victims as Mr Ricky John Best , 53, and Mr Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche , 23.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:01

Standing next to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin , Trump said: "The United States and Israel can declare with one voice that Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon, and must cease its deadly funding, training and equipping of terrorists and militias".

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:05

Security was tight as 40,000 runners pounded Manchester's streets in the annual half marathon (21.1 km/13.1 miles) a day after Prime Minister Theresa May lowered the terror threat level, which was hiked following Monday's carnage. His father said Abedi was in Libya until earlier this month and had told family that he planned to go to Saudi Arabia on a pilgrimage, police said. A property was being searched as Greater Manchester Police attempt to close the net on the suspected terror ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:25

Mark Rowley, head of Britain's counter-terrorism police, said on Friday that police had captured "a large part of the network" linked to the atrocity in which seven children aged under 18 were among the 22 dead. Armed police were on the streets outside London's Wembley Stadium, and security guards conducted extra bag checks, as 90,000 fans arrived for the FA Cup soccer final between Chelsea and Arsenal, one of the biggest sporting events of the year.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:31

She claimed "nothing has changed" in her policy on social care, accusing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn of scaring the elderly. "He said: ". not only are we dropping it (the cap) but we are dropping it ahead of a general election and I think we're being completely explicit in our manifesto that we're dropping it".

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:12

A Greater Manchester Police statement said: "We have made significant progress in this fast moving and complex investigation, working with the national counter terrorism policing network and United Kingdom intelligence partners and securing the arrests of 11 people who remain in custody".

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:19

Profits will go to a fund for the families of the victims. Two men aged 20 and 22 were taken into custody. Greater Manchester Police and Counter Terrorism Policing North West have been working closely with the national counter terrorism policing network on what they described as "a large scale and fast-moving investigation" since the attack on Monday.