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by | May 30, 2017 | 00:07

Lawyers for Kushner said he was willing to talk with federal and congressional investigators about his foreign contacts. the AP reported. "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organizations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing and, again, it comes back to whatever the communication is, comes back into the government and shared across the government", he said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:59

For the third straight season we get to watch the two best teams in the National Basketball Association go at it in the Finals and for the first time in history it's the same two teams . With Thompson on the floor, the Warriors shot worse (effective field goal percentage of 48.5 percent vs. 57.3 percent), got to the line a lot less often (19 free throw attempts per 100 shots from the field vs.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:07

Demonstrators run away from tear gas during a demonstration against the G7 summit in Giardini Naxos, Sicily , Italy , on May 27, 2017 . About 1,000 people had gathered in the southern Italian town of Giardini Naxos for the rally in Sicily on Saturday.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:40

The New York Times and Washington Post said he wanted to use Russian facilities to avoid U.S. interception of discussions with Moscow. The Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. Representative Adam Schiff said in an interview with ABC News . "But I do think there ought to be a review of his security clearance to find out whether he was truthful, whether he was candid".

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:14

Then Muslims break their fast with a light meal called an iftar (meaning "breakfast"), before performing the evening prayer, followed by a special Ramadan prayer. In 2014, Kerry hosted a reception for Eid al-Adha, another important Muslim holiday. " The messenger of Allah forbade a Muslim fasting from returning abuse but should rather reply saying "I am fasting " to whoever angers him", the messenger forbade Muslims from slandering or backbiting", he said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:02

Turkey , which has NATO's second-biggest military, is concerned that growing Kurdish power in the region could inspire separatists at home, and that weapons provided by the USA could eventually be used against the Turkish military. Instead, the Turks are deeply disturbed by Washington's open support to the People's Protection Units (YPG) - the Syrian franchise of the designated terrorist group , PKK.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:52

The agreement was entered into under the Obama Administration. "We are not here to lecture - we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship", Trump said . He came here to get smarter. More flexibility was a central demand by the president, who says the accords could be costly for USA businesses and drain jobs in the United States.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:11

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli prisons ended an extended hunger strike after reaching a compromise on receiving more family visits. Despite the Israeli authorities stating that they would not negotiate with the hunger strikers , who were protesting the inhumane conditions of their incarceration, Friday night's deal brought an end to the 40-day strike as the health of dozens of the strikers rapidly deteriorated in Israeli hospitals.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:48

German FDI in India in 2016 was to the tune of US$ 1.1 billion. Apart from Germany, he will visit Spain , Russia and France to boost economic engagement, defence and nuclear cooperation with these countries. Cooperation in counter-terror will be an important element of the agenda in Spain. This will be followed by his visit to Russian Federation for the bilateral summit, and then, finally, he shall travel to France for meeting the newly elected president Emmanuel Macron .

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:16

TV networks showed people helping a victim lying on the ground and three policemen carrying another victim away from the scene. National Police spokesman Awi Setyono said there was a link to Islamic State, but added, "We're still studying whether it's an global network".

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:32

The 23-year-old, who suspended her tour and returned to her Florida home after the tragedy, said she planned a concert as "an expression of love for Manchester". Manchester police has said, according to local media, that one of the men was arrested following a property search in the Withington area of Manchester, while another was detained elsewhere in the city.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:01

The dead included two boys, and Godbolt was being treated for a gunshot wound at a hospital, authorities said. Police previously identified the one person whom the suspect did not know: deputy sheriff William Durr, 36, of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:24

TRUMP: There are those who present a false choice. The selfieA scandal-plagued Member of Parliament from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling Likud party, Oren Hazan, managed to gain access to the red carpet and greet Trump upon his arrival.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:50

The sea lion then lunged for the girl and pulled her by her dress into the water. But a fully dressed man quickly dives into the water and to the rescue. "They're not trained to be next to people", he said . In the wild, they are sleek and faster than any other sea lion, according to National Geographic.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:38

US First Lady Melania Trump steps out of a vehicle as she arrives at Chierici Palace on May 26. That's being taken as a criticism of Trump, but I suspect Trump would agree with her. Trump also touted the $110 billion arms deal he inked with Saudi Arabia as enabling the kingdom to shoulder more of its security needs. Those calls had mixed results.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:56

Two men were also arrested following a search of an address in the Withington area of Greater Manchester . In addition, Abedi's father and younger brother were detained in Libya . Bin Salem said Abedi's mother told investigators her son left for the United Kingdom four days before the attack after spending a month in Libya. Haroun said he belongs to the Salafi Jihadi movement, an extreme sect of Islam from which al-Qaeda and the Islamic State hail.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:03

There was no reason given for the arrest of the bomber's father, Ramadan Abedi, outside his home. Abedi's father, Ramadan Abedi, was arrested in Tripoli with his brother Hashim, who Libyan security forces said was "aware of all the details" of the attack.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:07

A new check-in system introduced previous year experienced multiple failures, leading to flight delays and angering passengers. At Abu Dhabi International Airport, all British Airways flights are operating as per the normal schedule, as of Sunday.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:32

The government said a minute's silence would be held at all official buildings at 1000 GMT on Thursday. The father and younger brother of alleged Manchester bomber Salman Abedi have both been separately detained in Libya, according to reports .

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:48

A rally planned Thursday in Iowa was postponed due to "an unforeseen change" in Trump's schedule. Although the White House largely believed Trump's first foreign trip to be a success , that doesn't mean thoughts about shaking things up in the president's inner circle have subsided.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:30

Quoted in the Sunday newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche , Macron said, " my handshake with him, it wasn't innocent ", the Associated Press reported Sunday. Sounds like Trump got cucked. He went on to compare Trump to Russian and Turkey Presidents. "I do not believe in the diplomacy of public invective but in bilateral dialogues, I leave nothing to pass", he said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:49

Greenblatt continued: "Under this so-called "moderate" leader, there was no slowdown in Iran's aggressive regional policy, including state sponsorship of terrorism , active participation in war crimes committed in Syria and unceasing belligerence against Israel that manifested through financial and material support for terror organizations along with an unrelenting stream of anti-Semitic propaganda".

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:40

Police also raided a building in a southern Manchester suburb and another in the city of Chester in connection with last week's attack on an Ariana Grande concert by Salman Abedi , a 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent. Sunday afternoon (local time) Greater Manchester Police carried out further raids. Britain's terror threat level has also been reduced to "severe" from "critical".

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:37

Trump ended his nine-day trip with a speech to USA troops in Sicily, where he recounted his visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium and Italy and his work to counter terrorism. However, the divide between the USA and the other six powers on climate was not ironed out. "His basis for decision ultimately will be what's best for the United States".

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:21

The Friday news that Trump son-in-law in charge of All The Things, Jared Kushner , sought a secret line of communications with Russian officials that would bypass American intelligence services is four large Goodyears tossed onto the White House tire fire.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:51

John Kelly said there was a real threat and terrorists were "obsessed" with the idea of knocking down a United States plane. Kelly said the department's Transportation Security Administration "might and likely will" intensify scrutiny of carry-on luggage as well, because travellers are packing more into them to avoid airlines' bag-checking fees.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:35

He said Abedi may have had the blue suitcase with him when he visited the Wilmslow Road area and the Manchester city center in the days before the blast. British officials have confirmed he had recently returned from Libya and the officers said that police needed information about his movements since his return to Britain on May 18.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:13

The dangers of IMA can be gauged from the fact that it is not Saudi Arabia and the conservative Gulf monarchs who are the main driving force against Iran. HE condemned terror and expressed confidence that peace could be achieved between Israel, the Palestinians and the wider Arab world. Chief economic adviser Gary Cohn initially suggested in Brussels that the White House didn't yet have a position on sanctions stemming from Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea, but then told reporters on ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:17

However, the Carter years also took in the Iranian hostage crisis, which came to symbolise the administration's failures and frustrations. He was honored with he Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1981 for his work in the normalization of U.S.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:26

Despite the missile launches, South Korea under Moon has made tentative steps toward engaging the North by restarting stalled civilian aid and exchange programs. The short-range missile flew for six minutes, the US Pacific Command said, adding it was working on a more detailed assessment. Mr Abe continued that he would consider a specific response to North Korea with the USA, and he would stay in close contact with South Korea.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:04

The opening match-ups will see Team USA against Team France , Artemis Racing against Team Japan, France versus the Peter Burling-skippered Team New Zealand, and Artemis against Britain's Land Rover BAR . Each team will race one another twice. "No disrespect to Franck, but I think Artemis is a team that the bookies would have had odds-on to win that race, and Franck and the guys just sailed better".

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:47

Wenger has now won the FA Cup a record seven times, but uncertainty hangs over the 67-year-old heading into the close-season. Kieran Gibbs and Lucas Perez could push for moves as well, while the likes of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jack Wilshere - who will return from his encouraging loan spell at Bournemouth - also need new contracts.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:42

The Philippine military said on Sunday it had found the bodies of 16 civilians as troops tried to gain control over Marawi City, which has been under siege from ISIS-allied militants. The fighting started when security forces launched a raid that failed to capture Isnilon Hapilon, one of Asia's most-wanted militants. His stature - as confirmed by the Maute group's coming to his aid, along with a $5 million United States government bounty for information that would lead to his capture or ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:52

British police said today they had arrested a 16 person in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing last week. Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins and Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, senior national co-ordinator for UK Counter Terrorism Policing, said in a joint statement on Saturday: "In the past five days we have gathered significant information about Abedi, his associates, his finances, the places he had been, how the device was built and the wider ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:05

Police were also searching another address in the south of Manchester. Thirteen men are now in custody after a man and a woman were released without charge. And the family of student Georgina Callander, from Lancashire, have said she was "as attractive on the inside as she was on the outside, with a smile that was never ending".