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by | May 30, 2017 | 12:08

Arizona Sen. John McCain , the chairman of the Armed Services Committee , expressed outrage Thursday at video that appears to show Erdogan's bodyguards violently breaking up a pro-Kurdish protest this week outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington.

by | May 30, 2017 | 12:20

Its state media, meanwhile, have stepped up their calls for even more missile launches because of what the government says is an increasingly hostile policy from President Trump. The United States has for weeks been negotiating a new Security Council sanctions resolution with China, but US Ambassador Nikki Haley said last week that no final draft text had been clinched.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:10

Mr Kushner initially had come to the attention of FBI investigators previous year as they began scrutinising former national security adviser Michael Flynn's connections with Russian officials, two sources told Reuters . "So generally speaking about back-channel communications, what that allows you to do is to communicate in a discreet manner". The back channel was meant to connect Michael Flynn, who later became Trump's first national security adviser, with Russian military leaders, ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:13

Mueller, the former FBI chief, has been appointed as a special counsel to head the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential elections. Despite Brower's initial decision, Chaffetz is continuing the push to obtain memos, notes, summaries, and recordings to assist in the Committee's investigation.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:37

Schiff also said that even if the topic of Kushner's secret communication was about how best to resolve the years-long conflict in Syria , that doesn't mitigate the situation because Russia's objectives are different from those of the US - especially given the intelligence on Russia's interference in the election.

by | May 30, 2017 | 12:01

President and myself - that we have a common position, common opinions about Russian Federation", said Tusk. And he said that, you know, the president's hard line, if you will, the criticism that he has been consistent with for the last year-and-a-half, is really paying dividends.

by | May 30, 2017 | 12:15

On Friday, the newspaper reported that Trump's adviser had allegedly discussed with Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak the possibility of establishing a communication channel between the U.S. "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organizations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing ". The Times wrote Sunday that "For Mr.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:44

Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has advised the Duterte government to elevate to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) Chinese President Xi Jinping's threat of war against the Philippines should the latter insist on drilling for oil in the disputed South China Sea , or the West Philippine Sea.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:19

The suicide bomber's identity has been revealed by the police as Salman Abedi , 22, a son of Libyan parents who fled their native country and sought refuge in Britain. Counter-terrorism detectives have spoken in the past about how important it sometimes is that the names of suspects do not make it into the media. They will be on my mind and in my heart every day and I will think of them with everything I do for the rest of my life.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:47

More than 800 prisoners, who had stuck with the hunger strike until Saturday, ended it after talks held with the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Palestinian Authority concluded in an agreement with Israel , allowing prisoners to receive two visitors per month.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:52

Convicted paedophiles will soon have their passports cancelled and will no longer be allowed to travel overseas, under strict new laws to be introduced into federal parliament next month. The legislation was flagged in November by Ms Bishop, who said at the time the Government would work with Victorian senator Derryn Hinch to develop the legislation.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:31

In a raid of Abedi's home, police found a huge amount of explosive chemicals, which they believe were used to assemble a second bomb or possibly more. Their ages ranged from 18 to 44. Rudd criticized the USA government for leaking information about the bomber's identity. Abedi's father is an employee of the interior minister in Tripoli, who fled Libya during the rule of Col.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:00

In 2013, Brady was denied a request to relocate to a Scottish prison where he wouldn't be force fed and where he could be allowed to die , if he so wished. Brady never campaigned for his freedom and actually said he wanted to die but Hindley enlisted human rights campaigner Lord Longford in a vain bid to be released.

by | May 30, 2017 | 12:19

Just 1:05 later, Sheary had an open net behind Rinne for a tap-in near the right post on a pinpoint feed from Chris Kunitz for a 2-0 Penguins lead. The Pittsburgh Penguins have made a habit this postseason out of struggling through games, getting outplayed for long stretches, and then somehow finding a way to scratch out a win.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:05

Ryan Ellis had a power-play goal in the second period for Nashville, followed by Colton Sissons and Frederick Gaudreau in the third to tie it 3-3. And then, with 3:17 remaining in the third period , Penguins forward Jake Guentzel scored the victor on just their seventh shot of the game. Though they didn't score again in the second, they absolutely controlled play throughout the period, outshooting the Penguins 9-0 in the session.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:48

Relatives of victims of an attack by gunmen that killed at least 28 Coptic Christians react at a funeral. Distributed by APO on behalf of Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade . In February 2015, Egypt and the Libyan National Army carried out a joint attack on Derna, after alleged IS outlets published a video of the group executing 21 Egyptians in Libya .

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:05

The Social Democrat leader then said it did not matter that Merkel and he were in the middle of an election campaign, as "the chancellor represents all of us at summits like these, and I reject with outrage the way this man takes it upon himself to treat the head of our country's government".

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:10

The trip, aides hoped at the time, would give them a chance to reset the narrative, shifting the conversation away from talk of Russian ties and federal investigations and toward a series of carefully crafted speeches and images that would define Trump's first official overseas expedition.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:29

CCTV image of Salman Abedi in an unknown location on the night of the attack he carried out on Manchester Arena , May 22, 2017. On Sunday Home Secretary Amber Rudd said she would "not rush to conclusions" that agents "somehow missed something".

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:49

The poll was conducted on May 26 and May 27 in the aftermath of a suicide bombing which killed 22 people in Manchester last Monday and following a government U-turn on unpopular proposals to make elderly people pay more towards their care.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:48

But it ranks lower than health care and tax reform, and a constant complaint from Capitol Hill Republicans is that they often view the White House political strategy as scattershot and counterproductive. Lewandowski's return would be a particularly notable development, given the fact that he was sacked by Trump after clashing with staff and Trump's adult children.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:20

March 6: North Korean artillery units fire four ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan as part of a simulated attack on US military bases in Japan . Despite that rhetoric, the allies have not given North Korea any "red lines" which it can not cross or face a military strike, said Adam Mount, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:35

The alleged bomber was a United Kingdom citizen of Libyan descent who had recently returned from Libya. Trump claimed that his stance on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation had improved the financial state of the organization, tweeting that "money was beginning to pour" into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:59

Asked what he would do if he was given 20 minutes to decide whether authorise a lethal strike on a terrorist suspect, Mr Corbyn said he would insist on looking at "all the evidence", but would not answer a "hypothetical" scenario. "I honestly don't know what Jeremy Corbyn's policies for Brexit are, I've never heard him stand up in a speech and read them out, I've never heard him say what he wants to pursue".

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:27

Gentiloni said climate was "not a minor point" and that he hoped the United States would decide "soon and well" because the Paris accords "need the contribution of the United States". Trump engaged in two alpha-male handshakes with France's new 39-year-old President Emmanuel Macron, who seemed to get the better of Trump on both occasions.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:54

When asked whether he would contemplate a scenario where Britain failed to strike an arrangement with the rest of the bloc, Corbyn said: "There's going to be a deal". Mr Corbyn's attempt, following last week's atrocity, to draw a link between British involvement in military interventions overseas and terrorism at home led to Tory accusations that he was making excuses for extremists.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:18

Trump's remarks grew more personal as he addressed the death of Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John Kelly's fallen son, Robert. Monday's Memorial Day event was the first public appearance for President Trump since returning late Saturday from a nine-day trip overseas.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:53

Macron took a swipe at Russian media outlets Russia Today and Sputnik, calling them "organs of influence and propaganda". Putin said he had outlined Russia's position on Syria to Macron and that terrorism can not be defeated by dismantling a country's statehood.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:12

Palestinian Muslim women perform the Friday prayer outside of the Dome of the Rock shrine in the al-Aqsa mosque compound on January 30, 2015. Netanyahu announced the five-year development plan for Jerusalem and new initiatives to increase tourism to Israel's capital city.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:37

Evgeni Malkin has made it 1-0 Pittsburgh with a 5-on-3 power-play goal against Nashville in Game 1 in the Stanley Cup Final . Either the Pittsburgh Penguins or Nashville Predators are poised to take home the hardware this year. He took warm-ups before Game 2 and Game 7 but did not play. Pittsburgh looked a step behind at the outset. Bowman guided the last repeat victor in Detroit, with the Red Wings winning by sweeps in 1997 and 1998.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:50

The mayor of Portland, Oregon , is asking the federal government to cancel the permit for an "alt right" rally scheduled for Sunday, saying it could make a hard situation worse, after two men were stabbed to death as they tried to intervene when a pair of women were targeted by a man yellow what authorities have described as hate speech.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:59

Additionally, Saudi Arabia signed individual multi-billion deals with United States companies including Boeing and Blackstone. "Trump became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall". Coogle said anyone who engages in public protest can be jailed for up to 15 years. He also criticized the Iranian regime as a "government that speaks openly about mass murder".

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:39

Attorney General Jeff Sessions quickly vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court . The judges ruled 10-3 on Thursday to "affirm in substantial part" the earlier decisions that have kept the controversial ban from going into effect. A second appeals court, the 9th U.S. Circuit based in San Francisco, is also weighing the revised travel ban after a federal judge in Hawaii blocked it.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:28

Merkel sent shockwaves through Washington and London by saying on Sunday that Europe must take its fate into its own hands, implying that the United States under President Donald Trump and Britain after its Brexit vote were no longer reliable partners.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:20

After chairing a meeting of the Cobra emergency committee, Prime Minister Theresa May said the terror threat level will remain at critical - meaning another attack is expected imminently. "Very few people in the community here were close to him, and therefore, Salman's fanaticism wasn't something the community was aware of", he told the AP.