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by | May 31, 2017 | 17:11

The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the president's more popular posts before it was taken down after almost six hours online. Some on Twitter speculated that he meant to say "coverage" but mistyped it, while others supplied their own tongue-in-cheek meanings.

by | May 31, 2017 | 17:08

It has led to all manner of interesting replies, and has been retweeted over 76,000 times. At 6:09 a.m., Trump tweeted again: "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". He presumably meant to discuss strength and/or success in the face of negative press coverage, but his message features two notable mistakes. However he seems to have jumped the gun with his latest tweet.

by | May 31, 2017 | 16:57

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party risks falling short of winning an overall majority of seats in parliament in a national election on June 8, The Times newspaper said on Tuesday, quoting research by polling firm YouGov.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:26

His last day has not yet been determined. Having offered little in the way of policy specifics - and with Congress on recess next week - Trump's White House could struggle to distract attention from the Russian Federation probes. It's been reported he met with Russia's ambassador to the USA, Sergey Kislyak, at the time , and failed to disclose earlier phone calls with Russian officials.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:32

Philippine forces pressed their offensive to drive out militants linked. A spokesperson for the provincial government of Lanao del Sur also said the army had arrested a suspected militant trying to flee Marawi . "That 10 per cent is most likely the area that is heavily guarded and defended by any armed men if they are protecting any individual of high value", Padilla said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:41

His next court date is scheduled for June 7. His court-appointed attorney, Gregory Scholl, did not immediately return a call for comment. Two black teenagers, one of whom was wearing a hijab, were already on the train and he began shouting at them.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:40

May will raise concerns over the leaks when she meets US President Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting on Thursday, the BBC reported . Prime Minister Theresa May will confront President Donald Trump over USA media leaks from the Manchester bombing probe, as one of the closest intelligence-sharing partnerships is tested as never before in the fight against global terrorism.

by | May 31, 2017 | 16:41

Trump earlier Tuesday criticized Germany in a tweet about its trade deficit with the US and spending on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the German military. Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel also blasted the United States, saying the Trump administration's " short-sighted policies. stand against the interest of the European Union".

by | May 31, 2017 | 16:08

On the investigation front, Greater Manchester Police say two men were arrested overnight in Manchester and in the Withington area south of the city. The top police official in Manchester, Chief Constable Ian Hopkins, told reporters Wednesday, "It's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating", and that Abedi did not act alone.

by | May 31, 2017 | 16:15

Authorities in Chittagong district moved at least 350,000 Bangladeshis out of harm's way. Bangladesh said it was sending ships to assist the tens of thousands of people affected by Cyclone Mora . But most Rohingyas remained in their flimsy shelters in the camps when the storm struck, with priority given to evacuating only the most vulnerable, like heavily pregnant women.

by | May 31, 2017 | 16:13

British police have stopped sharing information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the United States, the BBC reported on Thursday, because of fears that leaks to the USA media could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb-maker still at large.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:53

The comments echoed a much-debated statement by Merkel in the wake of the G7 summit on the weekend indicating that Trump's presidency had upended Europe's traditional alliance with the US. The White House was reacting Tuesday over allegations that President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, tried to establish backchannel communications with Russian Federation.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:03

Grande added that in the next few weeks an additional 200,000 civilians are expected to flee Mosul . Syrian rebels are reporting that the USA has been increasing the supply of arms to their fighters, particularly in southeast Syria , with a specific eye on trying to forestall an offensive by "Iran-backed militias" in the area, who are trying to connect a surface supply route from Iraq to Syria.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:48

The German chancellor, the most powerful politician in Europe , grew up in Eastern Germany, and her upbringing there has always been credited for her staunch support for closer European-American ties. "At the last IGC in New Delhi, we had set up a fast-track system for German companies to invest in India and that has shown very good results, especially the Mittlestand (medium enterprises) companies", Modi told reporters .

by | May 31, 2017 | 16:04

With Washington Nationals up against the San Francisco Giants , Strickland (the pitcher in question) was trying to keep his side in the game and had one pitch remaining to strike out Bryce Harper . Obviously, I got in a little too far.' 'He chose to come out, that's what he made a decision to do. Meanwhile, San Francisco's meager offense returned after scoring 13 runs in the previous two games combined.

by | May 31, 2017 | 16:15

There will be two types of Madaraka Express passenger service, with the Intercity Train running non-stop from Mombasa to Nairobi and the County Train calling at the intermediate stations of Mariakani, Miasenyi, Voi, Mtito Andei, Kibwezi, Emali and Athi River.

by | May 31, 2017 | 14:46

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack, which Iraqi officials said apparently involved remotely detonated explosives inside a parked vehicle. Guterres "reiterates that the United Nations will continue to stand by the government and people of Iraq in their efforts to fight terrorism", the spokesman said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 16:04

In reaction, Lamprell shares gained almost 12%, or 12p to 113p in early morning trading. Although Lamprell has three yards and a four-decade history at its base in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, Wednesday's announcement will give it a presence in neighboring Saudi Arabia , the world's largest oil exporter.

by | May 31, 2017 | 14:36

SWAT and a crisis negotiator later arrived at the scene. "Our negotiators did a phenomenal job of talking with the subject for about two hours and finally got him to peacefully surrender", Mina said. Greater Orlando Aviation Authority chairman Frank Kruppenbacher praised the response of both police and airport employees. "Our employees did everything in accordance with what OPD has trained them to do", Kruppenbacher said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:22

Professor Bob Pearson, Medical Director of Central Manchester Hospitals Trust said 32 patients remained at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, including five children and five adults in critical care. "We are furious. This is completely unacceptable", a government ministry source said of the images "leaked from inside the United States system". "So whoever did it was wrong".

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:03

The White House refused to confirm reports senior adviser to the president Jared Kushner asked Russian officials to set up an off-the-record communications channel Tuesday. But the New York Times has divulged an interesting piece of information in its latest salacious story on the Kushner-Russia story that indicates Kushner, as part of the Trump transition team, reached out to the Russians after the election to discuss Syria.

by | May 31, 2017 | 16:00

The Rajasthan HC order pertains to the case of the financial irregularities at the Hingonia Cow Rehabilitation Centre, popularly known as the Hingonia Goshala or the Hingonia Gaushala. The announcement has come few days after the centre has ordered a ban on the sale of cattle across India. It has not banned cattle slaughter at all. "There is no breach of citizens' rights here", the court reportedly remarked.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:00

The military head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission was sacked over the incident. The Human Rights Division of the U.N. Mission in South Sudan said the crimes, including indiscriminate shelling of civilians, targeted killings and burning of civilian property "may amount to war crimes".

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:50

He said that the arrests are "significant" and that a number of raids have revealed items "important" in what is still a "fast-moving" investigation. The statement added that two of 11 suspects have been released without charges and nine remain in custody for questioning.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:54

It is believed that the man was shot some time after 7am then the killers drove away and torched the vehicle with the weapon inside. However, it is believed he was shot up to three hours earlier and his remains lay undiscovered until a council worker spotted him and raised the alarm.

by | May 31, 2017 | 14:52

Questions have been asked about why the CCTV system at the substation was not working on the day Yende disappeared and why there was no security guard on duty. The circumstances surrounding her death are still unclear, but Eskom management have pledged their support as the South African Police Services continues its investigation.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:40

This gives Trump's administration , Congress , and businesses a 90 day consultation period before he sits down with Canada and Mexico. "The United States seeks to support higher-paying jobs in the United States and to grow the USA economy by improving U.S.

by | May 31, 2017 | 14:24

The Iraqi Badr militia said its advance to the Syrian border would help the Syrian army reach the border from the other side. This has coincided with a march towards the Syrian border by Shi'ite militias from Iraq . The sides are vying for pole position in the next major phase of the fight against Islamic State: the battle to dislodge it from the eastern Syrian province of Deir al-Zor where numerous jihadists have relocated from Raqqa and Mosul .

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:30

The definition of a Severe Thunderstorm includes winds in excess of 60 miles per hour and/or one-inch diameter (quarter-size) hail. The Office of the Fire Marshall urges those living in areas affected by the storm to take over as soon as the strong weather system strikes.

by | May 31, 2017 | 14:22

The system is created to defend the US against a possible missile launch from a rogue state such as North Korea . If the test had failed, some would have undoubtedly questioned the effectiveness of the nation's missile defense program. Once contact is made, the kill vehicle will, theoretically, destroy the warhead without causing a nuclear detonation. Opponents of the GMD decry its high price tag and spotty track record.

by | May 31, 2017 | 14:50

Trump also has to decide soon on a Pentagon recommendation to add more U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops in Afghanistan, as well as boosting reinforcement for the beleaguered Afghan forces."The entire discussion about climate was very hard, if not to say very dissatisfying", German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters.Others signaled hope that the United States would remain in the accord.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:48

Notably, the White House itself has not denied that Kushner sought to establish the backchannel. White House spokeswoman Hope Hicks told the "Times" that "Mr. "And as you heard Gen. McMaster , as you heard Sec". But not everyone agrees that backchannels amounts to standard procedure. On Tuesday morning, Trump retweeted a Fox News report claiming to have debunked the report.

by | May 31, 2017 | 15:41

There has been no denial of the reports by the White House and a number of senior administration officials backed Mr Kushner over the weekend. Lawyers and public relations experts are being recruited, the Associated Press reported Sunday, as new revelations surface about Moscow's interference and possible improper dealings with the Trump campaign and associates.

by | May 31, 2017 | 14:52

The Irish state now owns around 99.9pc of AIB, and plans to float 25pc of its stake on the London and Irish stock exchanges . Announced his intention to float 25%, Noonan stated that "the strong progress made by AIB and current market conditions" mean that now is the right time to commence the process of the Irish State reducing its ownership.

by | May 31, 2017 | 14:28

The agreement concluded that the Palestinian National Authority would finance the second monthly visit of the prisoners' families. Support for the prisoners is an emotional consensus issue; hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have been jailed by Israel at one time or another since 1967.