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by | May 29, 2017 | 10:16

Selwood told the ABC the shark was 2.7 metres long and weighed around 200kg. Selwood sprung up on the gunnel at the bow of the boat to avoid the thrashing shark and steadied himself by clinging to the tubular metal frame of the sun shelter, known as a bimini.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:28

The US has summoned the Turkish ambassador after violence erupted between protesters and Turkish security personnel in Washington on Tuesday. At least two people were arrested and nine people were injured. Eyewitness accounts, along with the testimony of Washington DC's police chief, confirm that the protest was loud but peaceful until Erdogan's goons waded in and attacked.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:36

The administration had hoped Trump s nine-day turn in the worldwide spotlight would offer a respite from relentless coverage of an ever-widening probe into Russian meddling in previous year s election and possible collusion by the Trump campaign - with its endless barrage of newspaper scoops and explosive revelations.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:12

Abedi's father and brother were also arrested by authorities in Libya . Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley , Britain's top counterterrorism police officer, said authorities have dismantled a "large part" of the network around bomber Salman Abedi .

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:15

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said that money has already started pouring in as many NATO countries have started stepping up their contributions to the organisation. Praise was always going to be in short supply after Trump's sharp election campaign criticism of the alliance, which he blamed for not doing more to combat terrorism.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:49

I got hurt when I got put down, I'm a warrior and when you can't see, there's nothing you can do. "In the later rounds 10 and 11, especially the 11th round, it stuck there and that's why I went down on my knees". "I showed true grit, I showed I can take a punch". "I got caught in the seventh round in the left eye", said Brook, who was attempting to make the fourth defense of the title he earned by beating Shawn Porter in August 2014.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:11

British authorities believe the suicide bomber who killed 22 people outside a pop concert here this week assembled the powerful explosive device himself, possibly with the help of accomplices, a Western security official familiar with the investigation said Friday.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:41

More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. The decision to lower the threat rating from its highest level was made by the country's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre in light of the arrests made in the Manchester attack investigation, May said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:29

Download our Expert Edition e-book, Cyber: Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation. Last fall the Army agreed to Manning's demands in a lawsuit to medically treat her at Fort Leavenworth for gender dysphoria, which ultimately would require surgery.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:06

And in Bouake , Ivory Coast's second city where the protest movement began in January, angry soldiers could be seen driving round in trucks or wandering the streets, firing potshots into the air. But the government has struggled to pay remaining bonuses of 7 million CFA francs. "It [the government] had earlier deployed security forces and special forces to the main barracks here in Abidjan where things are quiet now, and it has also some presence in Bouake".

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:23

I know, it's happening. "It's true", Cruise repeated to the apparently surprised newscaster. Back in 2015, Skydance CEO David Ellison talked to Collider about Justin Marks writing a screenplay for the " Top Gun " sequel with "an fantastic role for Maverick".

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:29

He succeeded, but just barely. Macron told Journal du Dimanche in an interview published Monday (AEDT) that he saw the encounter as " a moment of truth ". Macron said one must "ensure you are respected". The French leader had another chance later in the day to be his own man, making a beeline for German Chancellor Angela Merkel to embrace her before turning to greet Mr Trump - who smilingly pumped and wrenched Mr Macron's arm as other leaders laughed.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:37

Ahmed bin Salem, a spokesman for the Special Deterrent Force in Libya, said Abedi placed his final call to both his mother and a brother. An eyewitness said police shouted at the man to lie on the ground before taking him away. Grande, who tweeted she was "broken" hours after the attack, returned to Florida the next day and canceled all of her shows through June 5. British Prime Minister Theresa May said earlier she would tell Trump that intelligence shared between their two countries had ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:13

A two-month investigation into a USA military airstrike in Iraq that caused some of the worst civilian casualties in decades found that the attack inadvertently set off explosives that gutted a sprawling apartment block and killed at least 105 civilians - far fewer than survivors and other witnesses have claimed.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:21

Rep. Adam Schiff , D-Calif., the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said on ABC Sunday that Kushner should appear before the committee and that his security clearance needs to be reviewed. 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 he sacked him.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:23

But Iran did not remain silent. "We should bring peace and stability back to the region". United States arms deals for Iran's Sunni foes help bolster the case of Rouhani's hardline opponents, who say any detente with the West is unsafe folly.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:31

A source at the Group of Seven summit says the seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal to give the Trump administration time to tell them whether the United States plans to stay in the Paris climate agreement. But perhaps most profoundly, the trip underscored what "America first", as Trump has branded his governing philosophy, looks like on the world stage.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:19

Trump announced in a tweet Saturday that he would make his "final decision" this week on whether or not to keep the the landmark accord in which nations agreed to work toward curbing greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change .

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:00

Abdedi was known to British security officials before the bombing, the government said, but Rudd declined to comment on exactly what had been known about him. Authorities said they had made major progress in unravelling the plot behind the concert bombing but acknowledged there were still gaps in their knowledge.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:06

While Home Secretary Amber Rudd said he was on the radar of the intelligence service "up to a point", it was not clear how much attention officials had paid to his activities, where he was radicalized and whether authorities could have stopped him.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:36

Chaffetz's panel is one of several in Congress investigating alleged efforts by Russian Federation to tip the election to Trump, and the possibility that Trump associates had coordinated with Moscow. House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz had asked for the material by Wednesday. He confirmed that Russian officials made contact with Trump's team, although he said he was unable to confirm if - in the final analysis - there had been collusion between them with an eye toward ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:50

Kelly said the idea of such a channel "doesn't bother me", telling Wallace, "I don't see the big deal". Kushner discussed setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump's transition team and Russian diplomats to shield pre-inaugural discussion from monitoring, according to a report published Friday by The Washington Post and later confirmed by the Associated Press .

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:04

Sen. Paul has been supported in the past in trying to rein in Saudi arms sales by some Democrats, particularly Sen. In the new resolution, the senators seek to block the proposed sale of equipment and weapons systems used by the Royal Saudi Air Force - Murphy said it would only apply to a "fraction" of the $110 billion sale - because they believe the arms will only worsen the war in Yemen, where Saudi Arabia is leading a coalition supporting the ousted government, The Hill reported .

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:55

He said Iran does not need permission of the U.S. to technically test a missile. "The last two decades of presidential elections have been short days of euphoria followed by long years of disillusionment", said Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment who focuses on Iran.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:58

This it says will be more than enough to give it a pass muster under the Senate's so-called reconciliation rules. Senate Republicans said they'll write a new health care bill over the Memorial Day recess, shunning the House GOP's legislation a day after congressional scorekeepers said it would leave tens of millions of Americans without coverage .

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:04

The reaction came after Trump said that the final decision on the ratification of climate deal would be decided next week. Mr Trump told voters on the campaign trail he wanted to scrap agreements "contrary to the national interest", while repeatedly promising to strengthen the coal industry.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:35

The reelection of Hassan Rouhani as president of Iran opens up a new opportunity for Armenia to implement its joint projects with the southern neighbor without delay, an expert in Iranian affairs, Vardan Voskanyan said today. "Who can say the region will experience total stability without Iran?" he said at a news conference. Rouhani, a pragmatic hardliner often mistakenly described as a " moderate " by western media , outpolled a field of rival candidates that included Ebrahim Raisi, an ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:12

Telling supporters the party had 10 days to "realise our hopes and dreams", he said the election was different to those of the recent past as Labour was "truly taking on the establishment" which had seen the country's wealth gather at the top.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:48

Speaking at a meeting to mark the start of Ramadan, he said: 'These people [the Saudis] appear to believe in the Koran. but in practice they act against its teachings'. Iran is seen as the root cause of all the troubles in the Arab world - from Syria to Iraq, to Yemen and Lebanon. "One of the tenets of our foreign policy is to continue cooperation with the neighboring countries in the Persian Gulf (region)", President Rouhani said in a telephone conversation with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:33

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the purported emails originated from a dubiously sourced Russian intelligence document, the veracity of which was never confirmed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation . Comey briefed lawmakers on the issue during a classified hearing, but he reportedly did not let on that the intelligence was fake. Graham said that if the email described in the document was fake, the US needed further sanctions on Russian Federation, but also allowed for the ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:25

The 38% score equals Labour's best rating since Corbyn became leader and would see him comfortably outpoll Ed Miliband and Gordon Brown's election results if repeated on June 8 . A Conservative source said the commission is created to address the societal causes which can lead to extremism and is not meant to replace Prevent, which aims to stop young people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:29

North Korea has launched around a dozen missiles since Trump took office. North Korea would presumably look to deploy the KN-06 to deter aerial assault by USA and South Korean fighters in wartime. North Korea's state-controlled media outlet, KCNA , has yet to comment on the incident. Schiff and Wilson, both members of the House Intelligence Committee, said North Korea has detained at least 17 Americans in the last decade, with four still imprisoned.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:30

The houses were torched in retaliation to a clash which broke out during a commemorative rally. The Gandhi scion was on his way to visit the violence hit region to meet members of the Dalit community. Talking to India Today, Mishra on Friday had said that no politician or political party will be allowed to enter the violence-hit areas of Saharanpur till normalcy is restored.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:29

Breitbart News has independently confirmed this reporting and that Trump has told others the same thing: that he plans to withdraw the USA from the agreement. Turnbull also described the Paris agreement as "a watershed and a turning point" that would deliver worldwide action on climate change . "He will make a decision this week".

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:26

In the letter, Grande said that the spirit of music and her fans runs contrary to the intentions and hatred that would have motivated someone to initiate the attack outside of her concert in Manchester earlier this week. Northern rail said Friday that Manchester Victoria Station 'suffered structural damage that still needs to be properly assessed and repaired. Former U.S.