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by | May 30, 2017 | 20:17

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated her stance that Europe must " take our fate into our own hands " following a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. Notably, he has pushed back on long-standing US demands for Germany to spend 2 percent of its gross domestic product on defense - something Trump pushed during last week's meeting of the leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:25

Two other people were taken into custody and then released . "From the day we started putting the Dangerous Woman Tour together", Grande wrote in her letter, "I said that this show, more than anything else, was meant to be a safe space for my fans".

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:33

The Red Devils' Premier League form especially at Old Trafford this season was what eventually saw them miss out a finish in the top four, but Mourinho stated that their Europa League win was the best way to get into Europe's elite competition next season.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:37

Putin, for his part, said sanctions imposed by western countries on Russian Federation over its activities in Ukraine would not help stabilise the situation in the east of the country where it borders Russian Federation. " Vladimir Putin is the first foreign leader Emmanuel Macron receives in France". French far-right leader Marine Le Pen maintains contacts with Moscow after visiting Vladimir Putin in March, but had no plans to meet with the Russian leader or Russian aides during ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:36

The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. Some fractures between the USA and its allies are visible on Mr. It would have been better if Trump had coupled that message - pay up, folks - with a more explicit expression of the United States' commitment to the alliance.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:09

Trump, who voiced scepticism while campaigning about the EU's value and hailed Britain's Brexit vote to quit the bloc, will hear a call from European leaders for him to maintain Washington's longstanding support for integration on the continent, as well to support free trade and efforts to combat climate change.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:45

The president continued his lengthy overseas trip today, ending his stay in Israel and a visit to the West Bank. U.S. President Donald Trump , choosing the Middle East as the venue for his first foreign visit since taking office , has hammered out a policy of expanding U.S.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:49

In the 1990s, she added, people with pre-existing conditions who recently lost their jobs were supposed to be protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act from losing or being prevented from obtaining insurance coverage .

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:37

Trump also wrote that "many of the leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies". " #FakeNews is the enemy!" the USA leader wrote, spelling errors and all. "I think it makes no sense that the Russian ambassador would report back to Moscow on a channel that he most likely knows we're monitoring". The remarks come amid a report on Saturday that Kushner discussed a secret channel to discuss USA military operations in Syria and other matters with the Russians.

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:39

Special forces arrested the Syrian teenager after police received a tip-off, Brandenburg police tweeted (in German). According to preliminary information, the suspect came to Germany " illegally " in 2015 and then submitted an asylum request, police said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:48

The party, which released its election manifesto today (May 17), also said it would renationalise the Southern Rail and Govia Thameslink rail franchises, which have been locked in long-running industrial disputes over the previous year. A 1p rise in the basic, higher, additional and dividend rates of income tax in the next financial year raising around £6bn per year, which will ringfenced to be spent on NHS, care services and public health.

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:15

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 USA communications systems. On Saturday, national security adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters that he "would not be concerned about a back-channel" between Trump and the Kremlin.

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:24

Both of those men had indirect ties to Russian officials at the time . The FBI is also conducting a counterintelligence investigation into Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Page says details are still being worked out with the committee, but he expects to testify sometime during the week of June 6. In addition, the White House, FBI, and Central Intelligence Agency declined to comment.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:05

The statement reads, "The United States of America is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement and thus is not in a position to join the consensus on these topics". U.S. President Donald Trump shares a word with German Chancellor Angela Merkel , left, as Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi listens, at a G7 Summit expanded session, in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy, Saturday.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:01

In the United Kingdom, eight people are now in custody after two more men were arrested overnight in Greater Manchester. Manchester police detectives carried out the arrests after executing controlled explosions during ongoing searches in the early hours of Thursday morning.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:33

Citigroup has been exploring a sale of The Yield Book since at least July 2016, according to people familiar at the time. The fourth-largest USA bank by assets has sold several units across its sprawling consumer and investment-bank operations over the past two years to shore up capital, lower expenses and increase returns.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:55

The leaders issued a collective statement at the close of the talks, saying that they have committed to "strengthening our collective energy security and ensuring open, transparent, liquid, and secure global markets for energy resources and technologies".

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:13

Merkel added that ties with the United States were of "paramount importance", but she otherwise stuck to the thrust of her Sunday message, when she spoke in a packed Munich beer tent. Her foreign minister, a political rival, upped the rhetoric Monday by declaring that with Trump's policies, "the West has become smaller". At the alliance's meeting on Thursday, Trump lambasted 23 of the alliance's 28 members - including Germany - for "still not paying what they should be paying" towards ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:01

SOME member states of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have agreed to try and continue with the deal, after US President Donald Trump pulled out in January soon after taking office. Efforts to revive the agreement, which covered 40 percent of the global economy before the USA left, are being led by Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:31

When he got back, he flew into McChord Air Force Base in Washington before boarding a commercial flight to San Francisco. "It means a lot to me, it really does, that you did that", Mrs. That freedom comes with a hefty price, a price paid by mothers like Karen McKenna. Noting that "I always call him 'general, '" Mr. Trump said Mr.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:30

Ms Barnett later informed Mr Corbyn of the figure during the interview. "We need to face up to the fact that there are going to be extra costs and we think this is the best way to handle it and I think the audience responded well to that honesty".

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:19

Amid revelations that Kushner had undisclosed contacts with Russia's ambassador, Trump issued a statement that "Jared is doing a great job for the country". President Trump looks to be on the war path as a slew of forces seems to be trying to push his White House ever farther into a corner. In another tweet, he posted: "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:25

But after the second trial jury was unable to reach verdicts on four historical indecent assault charges on Tuesday, prosecutors said they would not seek a second retrial. The former presenter did not give evidence in what had been a retrial on three of the four charges . Prosecutors announced they would not seek another retrial, meaning he left court a free man.

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:46

Macron said he also spoke to Putin about LGBT rights in Chechnya and about NGOs in Russian Federation. Putin emphasised the need for closer cooperation between Russian Federation and France, two nuclear-armed permanent members of the UN Security Council.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:13

He returned to the United Kingdom from Libya just days before exploding a homemade bomb packed with metal bolts and screws, carried in a rucksack, murdering 22 people after the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday 22 May. A British government spokesman said Monday that the agency had opened two internal investigations last week, over reports that British authorities had been alerted to Abedi's extremist views at least three times before the bombing.

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:28

Noriega passed away in hospital, where he was recovering from a brain tumor operation. He said the ex-strongman's family "deserved to bury him in peace". He then rose to power through the military and served as de facto leader of Panama from 1983 to 1989. In February 1988, Noriega was indicted on federal cocaine trafficking and money laundering charges.

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:31

Taiwan is the first country in Asia to declare same-sex marriage as legal, and Wednesday's ruling could pave the way for gay weddings to be performed in the island country. Wednesday's ruling was met with gratuitous applause outside the legislature, where hundreds gathered in support of gay marriage , with rainbow flags and noisemakers in tow, AP reported .

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:40

Merkel made no mention of Trump specifically, but made it clear that her realization had come "in the last few days". President Trump and Angela Merkel at the G7 summit. Even though Germany continued to see its trans-Atlantic relationship with the United States as key to its future, a German diplomat told The Indian Express, it "sees countries like India , with its growing economy and democratic political system, as important partners".

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:54

Other candidates said they would keep pushing ideas they tested in the campaign, even if they were controversial or no-goes for Scheer, a social conservative who has indicated hed rather keep the partys various factions together than push hot buttons.

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:52

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk from Marine One across the South Lawn to White House in Washington, Saturday, May 27, 2017, as they return from Sigonella, Italy. "There ought to be a review of his security clearance to find out whether he was truthful, whether he was candid", Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said on ABC News' "This Week" on Sunday, the NY Daily News reported.

by | May 30, 2017 | 17:50

The rules, which took effect Friday, require that cattle traders pledge that any cows or buffalos sold are not intended for slaughter. Eleven of India's 29 states are objecting, with at least one planning a challenge in court. The slaughter of cows, and the possession or consumption of beef, is already banned in most Indian states, with some imposing up to life imprisonment for infringements.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:23

He says 36 civilians remain unaccounted for. Prior to this investigation, the US-led coalition against Isil said that at least 352 civilians have been killed in strikes it carried out in Iraq and Syria since 2014. The investigation has been complete for days now, according to three USA military officials. Iraqi counterterrorism service members were watching the building for two days and saw no sign of civilians inside, Isler said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:28

Modi, who arrived in Berlin earlier in the day to start his six-day, four-nation tour of Germany , Spain , Russia and France , also urged Europe to play a lead role in tackling the menace of terrorism . As they campaign against each other ahead of national elections in September, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her chief political rival, Martin Schulz, find themselves united in opposition to President Trump.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:23

He told me, but I can't quite remember what he said, he was from Libya. "I want to stress that this is a different item than the one he used in the attack", Superintendent Jackson said. One worker in a fluorescent orange coat could be seen beside a man in a white boiler suit inspecting waste close to a large digger which was sifting through material.

by | May 30, 2017 | 18:24

Sounds like Trump got cucked. Images from the photo session at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Brussels showed Trump finally giving up, his fingers loosened while Macron is still holding on tightly. "It's not the alpha and the omega of politics, but a moment of truth ". In a video of the incident, which took place at a press gaggle ahead of the summit, the 39-year-old former investment banker is seen glancing at Trump's hand before reaching in and squeezing, while clenching his jaw.