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by | May 31, 2017 | 22:27

Donald Trump was at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday to help honour the America's fallen soldiers on Memorial Day. Asked what meaning Memorial Day held for him, John Kelly said: "Sad". Kelly's other son, Johnny , is getting ready for his fifth military deployment . On a holiday that began after the Civil War as Decoration Day the focus was on those who've died and those they left behind.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:51

Donald Trump is under attack by internet trolls once more for his supposed "disgraceful behavior" and "childish antics" during the Memorial Day festivities. Remembrances of fallen military members went from New York City, where Memorial Day fell on the last day of Fleet Week New York, to Los Angeles, where an 8-foot bronze sculpture was being unveiled in honor of the dead.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:18

Per a White House official, the plan was always for them to depart after the first part of the trip, during which the President spoke to three of the world's biggest religions in Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican. Fresh off Trump's first official trip overseas, his administration is looking for ways to respond more aggressively to allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possible ties between Trump's campaign and Moscow.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:09

The tweets echo comments reported last week by Der Spiegel when he said, "The Germans are bad , very bad ", referring to "millions" of German cars sold in the U.S. For his part, Modi declared that "the world needs a strong leadership, which is demonstrated by Chancellor Merkel". "She said: 'The time when Europe could rely exclusively on others is somewhat in the past, and as I have witnessed over the past few days, Europe must take its fate into its own hands".

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:08

In France, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Wednesday that British and French intelligence have information that Abedi had likely traveled to Syria. Also in custody is Abedi's father, who was detained in Libya , and two of Abedi's brothers, one in Libya and another in the United Kingdom. 22 people were killed at a terrorist attack in Manchester .

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:45

Research director Daniela Schwarzer of the German Council of Foreign Relations in Berlin asserted that Trump had alienated Germany and other USA allies during the G-7 summit. "The entire discussion about climate was very hard, if not to say very dissatisfying", Merkel said over the weekend . "We have to know that we must fight for our future on our own, for our destiny as Europeans", she continued.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:28

The agreement , formally known as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , focuses on ways to reduce greenhouse gases emissions. "It's very clear that governments are not everything", the United Nations chief said. "The world is in a mess", Guterres said. According to NBC News , the European Union and China will both reaffirm their commitment to the agreement in summit meetings this week, whether or not the United States remains as a party in the deal.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:35

The interior ministry could not immediately comment. The embassy informed that militant groups usually plan attacks against locations and individuals with potential American connections, including Afghan and the U.S. "It was a vehicle bomb near the German embassy, but there are several other important compounds and offices near there too". Malaysia strongly condemned the suicide auto bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan where the death toll has risen to 64 with over 300 others injured.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:23

Contrary to news reports that militants have gained control of the city, Padilla stressed the government troops were "in full control" of the besieged city, "meaning to say we can control who comes in and who comes out, who moves around and who doesn't, and we're trying to isolate all these pockets of resistance that have remained".

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:52

A US withdrawal puts the U.S.in an isolated position in the world on climate change , as 195 countries signed the Paris agreement , which went into effect a year ago, and 147 nations have ratified it, CBS News' Pamela Falk reports . The 2015 deal was signed by 195 countries and was the first time most countries united to tackle climate change. The agreement came into effect in November 2016.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:40

Demonstrators are demanding new elections and blaming Maduro for the nation's triple-digit inflation, rising crimes and vast food shortages. A masked anti-government protester shields himself during clashes with security forces, in Caracas, Venezuela , Thursday, May 18, 2017.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:47

Trump even found time for an awkward joke about the cost of NATO's new headquarters. In neighbouring Serbia, the Alo tabloid called the move "brutal", with the Blic newspaper claiming Trump wanted to "show who's in charge". Trump is expected to decide later if the U.S. will stay in the Paris Agreement on climate change and has been soft on Russia's aggression in Ukraine in past remarks.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:43

The two men killed on Friday while defending two women, one of who was Muslim, against a man spewing hate speech on an OR train have been identified by police . Micah David-Cole Fletche (right) survived. He is accused of stabbing Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and Ricky John Best in the train. "We held it together, I just prayed, all I could do was pray", recalled Macy.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:38

The summit of G7 wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues, with European diplomats frustrated at having to revisit questions they had hoped were long settled. Syria and Nicaragua are reportedly the only two states who didn't sign the climate agreement. And while other countries have vowed to press on, with or without the United States, its absence would leave the enforcement of the deal in a flux.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:32

Estonia's foreign ministry said Friday it had expelled two Russian diplomats, in the latest incident to strain relations between the small North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member state and Moscow. Estonian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Sandra Kamilova told TASS on May 26 that Kazennov and Surgayev would be expelled from Estonia. Speculation has swirled that the Russian diplomats were expelled amid a spat between pro-EU officials and Moldova's pro-Russian president, Igor Dodon, who was ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:08

The bomb, which went off near the entrance to the German embassy , was hidden in a sewage tanker, police spokesman Basir Mujahid told Reuters . However, the site of the bombing is much nearer to the German Embassy. Gabriel sais all embassy workers are now safe and offered his condolences to the family of the slain guard. If Kabul's police are indeed correct that the detonation of the explosives originated in a water tank truck, the incident "is going to raise a lot of questions - ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:19

Philippine forces pressed their off. Philippine forces pressed their offensive to drive out milit. "They are ready to die that their laws will be followed". Soldiers have now taken control of about 70 percent of Marawi , military chief of staff General Eduardo Ano said Tuesday. More than 100 people have been confirmed killed in the fighting.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:12

Joe Kennedy III, a great-nephew of JFK, is expected to deliver the keynote at a ceremony held at the U.S. National Park on Monday afternoon. Actor David Niven sat at first lady Jackie Kennedy's right, Ethel Kennedy was second from her left.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:05

YouGov predicts Conservatives will lose 20 seats with Labour gaining almost 30. It would cause a "hung parliament" with no party having overall control and throw Britain back into the era of coalition government. He said: 'This would in no doubt leave the United Kingdom in a much worse position for Brexit negotiations, and this is starting to be reflected in both the currency and bond markets - the 10 year gilt briefly moved below 1% (settling at 1.01% this morning), sterling is ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:44

The BBC said one of its drivers, an Afghan, was killed driving journalists to work. According to the BBC , four of their journalists were also injured in the attack , but are expected to live. "It was so insane". "All the windows are broken". "It was rush hour, most of the people were going to their offices or going to the shops". A wounded man lies on the ground at the site of a blast in Kabul , Afghanistan May 31, 2017.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:28

The move marked the North's third ballistic missile launch since the inauguration of President Moon Jae-in in South Korea earlier this month. Under a range of United Nations Security Council resolutions, North Korea is banned from launching ballistic missiles or conducting tests using ballistic missile or nuclear technology.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:06

Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, according to a White House official. The decision, which will be announced this week, would put the USA at odds with almost every other nation on earth, who signed onto the 2015 carbon reduction plan.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:52

The official insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the decision before the official announcement. The U.S. could become the third. They enabled regulators to rewrite key rules curbing U.S. But neither should we remain in an agreement that would hamstring development of America's energy industry while China and India continue to build hundreds of coal-fired power plants.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:14

Madonna and underboss Crea Sr., aka "Wonder Boy", as well as consigliere Joseph DiNapoli, and four others - Steven Crea Jr., Dominic Truscello, John "Big John" Castelucci and Tindaro "Tino" Corso - who served as captains or acting captains were among 19 charged in a superseding indictment unsealed Wednesday.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:30

Islamic State, a smaller militant group in Afghanistan seeking to project its claim to a global Islamic caliphate beyond its Middle East base, has previously claimed responsibility for high-profile attacks in Kabul , including one on a military hospital in March that killed more than 50 people.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:52

Axios reported Sunday that Trump has told the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and others that he will leave the Paris Agreement , the landmark agreement made under President Obama with another 174 countries - among them China and India - as well as the European Union .

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:47

ANKARA , Turkey (AP) — Turkey summoned the American ambassador on Monday to protest what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by American security personnel against Turkish bodyguards during a violent incident last week in Washington.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:24

A suicide bomb with a giant payload detonated inside a diplomatic area in Afghanistan , Wednesday morning, resulting in the deaths of at least 80 people and wounding hundreds more. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the attack came as the resurgent Taliban step up their annual "spring offensive". Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued a statement saying he "strongly condemns the cowardly attack in the holy month of Ramadan targeting innocent civilians in their daily ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:12

Some analysts dubbed their remarks as "a turning point" of German-US relationship, saying Merkel clearly wants to distance Germany from U.S government led by president Trump. On Friday, White House adviser Gary Cohn sought to clarify the criticism . Germany and other European nations were unimpressed with Trump's performance at both the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits last week.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:47

He was accused of turning Panama into a shipping platform for South American cocaine destined for the United States, and allowing drug proceeds to be hidden in Panamanian banks. On the night of December 20, 1989, the USA invaded Panama with tens of thousands of troops and hundreds of military aircraft to carry out an arrest warrant against President Manuel Noriega, bombing the neighborhoods of El Chorrillo, Corozal, Arco Iris, Colon and Chepo indiscriminately.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:09

The victims appear mainly to have been Afghan civilians. At least 11 United States citizens injured. "After the U.S. pullout, the situation is getting worse". "At first, I thought Kabul has been hit by an natural disaster", said taxi driver Mohammad Yasin, 29. And we saw a big smoke, very big smoke, black smoke in the air.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:55

That's what Trump says in a tweet, and he adds: "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" The rest of the world is beginning to count the United States out of the climate change battle, if a recent statement after the 2017 Group of Seven (G7) summit is any indication.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:55

Following the test, the US Missile Defense Agency ( MDA ) claimed success , saying the target was struck by the Ground-based Midcourse Defense ( GMD ) element of the ballistic missile defense system. Jeff Davis, said. The Pentagon, for its part, is conducting a review of its nuclear deterrent system, which includes intercontinental missiles , strategic bombers and nuclear submarines, in order to determine if there are any modernisations needed.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:04

It seems as though Trump was typing out "coverage", but it's unclear what happened. Other internet users took the opportunity to hit out at the U.S. Since the tweet, Twitter has had a field day responding to the Trump and taking guesses at what " covfefe ". This is not the first time we have seen a "farrago" on social media about a word.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:15

The decree reads that new measures will be active if Turkey takes analogous actions. It also expands the list of categories of Turkish citizens entitled to visa-free travel to Russian Federation. Putin also partially restored a mutual agreement on the movement of each country's citizens that was suspended after Turkey shot down the plane near the Syrian border, the Kremlin added.