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Global Media UK police: 'A number of fatalities' at Grande concert
Author: 0 UK police: 'A number of fatalities' at Grande concert

Several people were killed on Tuesday night when a "blast" ripped through an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. About 50 other concertgoers were injured in the attack, according to Manchester police . Grande is now in the middle of the European leg her Dangerous Woman world tour and is scheduled to head to Australia in September. Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said officers were still receiving updates on the incident and said he wanted to thank people in the area for ...

Author: 0 Mariners honor Soundgarden's Chris Cornell with moment of silence before game

With his powerful, almost four-octave range, Cornell was one of the leading voices of the 1990s Seattle grunge movement, along with the likes of Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains. The band would break up at the beginning of 1997, but by 2001, Cornell would link up with Tom Morello , Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk of Rage Against The Machine to begin his next chapter heading Audioslave in supergroup formation.

Author: 0 Firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure, Trump told Russians

Mr. Trump later acknowledged that he planned to fire Mr. Comey all along, regardless of Mr. Rosenstein's recommendation. They included media reports that Trump discussed sensitive intelligence on Islamic State with Russia's foreign minister.

Author: 0 Korea Tests Solid-Fuel Ballistic Missile

The report said the test verified technical aspects of the weapon system and examined its "adaptability under various battle conditions" before it is deployed to military units. South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, held a National Security Council meeting to discuss Sunday's launch, which came hours after he named his new foreign minister nominee and top advisers for security and foreign policy.

Global Media Ex-President Park to be Seen Attending Hearing
Author: 0 Ex-President Park to be Seen Attending Hearing

Choi was also in court Tuesday but Park appeared to avoid looking at her former confidant. "I am very curious about whether she is going to receive a fair public trial just like any civilian without special treatment", said 29-year-old Kim Han-min.

Author: 0 Dem senator: Trump disclosed more to the Russians than Americans

Sergey Kislyak, according to a document read to Times reporters by an anonymous source. Mueller is taking over a sprawling investigation into links between the Trump camp and Russian Federation from the former FBI director James Comey , who the president fired abruptly on May 9.

Global Media SNP to insist on Scotland's right to chose Brexit or independence
Author: 0 SNP to insist on Scotland's right to chose Brexit or independence

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was first to speak, calling on voters to back her SNP to protect Scotland, which voted to stay part of the European Union in 2016, from an "extreme Brexit". He added: "We also need to oppose their cuts agenda, it's destroying people's lives, but it's also a failure to invest in the sustainable future our economy needs".

Global Media Awkward moment Melania Trump slaps away Donald Trump's hand on Israel visit
Author: 0 Awkward moment Melania Trump slaps away Donald Trump's hand on Israel visit

On the day he was to be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump bolted out of his vehicle to greet the Obamas in front of the White House - but he forgot to wait for Melania . With Mr Netanyahu and his partner holding hands as they strolled down the red carpet, President Trump offered the same gesture to his wife . FLOTUS has been caught on camera various times interacting with her husband in ways that would make anyone think she honestly, truly, does not like him.

Global Media Ex-Trump aide Flynn defies Senate subpoena in Russia probe
Author: 0 Ex-Trump aide Flynn defies Senate subpoena in Russia probe

Flynn invoked his Fifth Amendment constitutional protection against self-incrimination, according to a letter to the Senate committee from his attorney, which was seen by Reuters. He told investigators he had visited Russia with family for a Russian media conference. Trump made the comment while speaking alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.

Author: 0 McCain: I'm 'Almost Speechless' Over Trump's Reported Remarks To Russians

After Comey's ouster, several reports emerged about Trump discussing firing of FBI Director with senior Russian officials in the Oval Office and saying "I just fired the head of the FBI, he was insane, a real nut job". That comes after a week of revelations about the President's handling of classified information-sharing it with Russian officials-and allegations that he pressed then FBI director James Comey to end an investigation of his former national security advisor's contacts with ...

Global Media Rohani Criticizes Trump's Saudi Summit, Says Vote Shows Iranians Want Engagement
Author: 0 Rohani Criticizes Trump's Saudi Summit, Says Vote Shows Iranians Want Engagement

President Trump has landed in Israel for the second leg of his nine-day trip overseas, which started in Saudi Arabia and will end in Italy. "Who can say regional stability can be restored without Iran?" In a tweet following the speech, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif accused Trump of ignoring Iran's democratic credentials to "milk" Saudi Arabia of billions of dollars.

Global Media EC convenes all-party meet over EVM issue May 12
Author: 0 EC convenes all-party meet over EVM issue May 12

On May 4, the poll panel released a "Status Paper on Electronic Voting Machines" describing the security measures adopted to make them tamperproof. Asked why they thought EVMs could be rigged, the protesters, many of whom carried replicas of EVM machines, mostly cited Bhardwaj's live demonstration in the assembly.

Author: 0 Amid anger at home, Pakistan moves ICJ over Jadhav

Stung by the adverse verdict at the ICJ, Pakistan is also considering the option of dragging India to the ICJ over the Kashmir dispute. "The ICJ has only asked Pakistan to stay Jadhav's execution until it arrives at a decision", Aziz said.

Author: 0 Saudi oil minister expects extension of production cut deal

Prolonging the cuts will help producers reach their goal of trimming stockpiles in developed economies to the five-year average, Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said Sunday. Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC Russia have been pushing to extend the cuts by nine months until March 2018. In the last deal, Nigeria and Libya were exempt from the Opec cut because conflicts have disrupted their oil production.

Author: 0 France to back Greek debt relief at finance ministers talks

French President Emmanuel Macron wears a Paris 2024 pin and waves goodbye after a meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission at the Elysee Place in Paris , France May 16, 2017. Macron emphasised the need for closer European cooperation in the fight against jihadists, especially with fellow EU heavyweight Germany. France, which has been hard hit by Islamist attacks resulting in more than 230 deaths in its territory in the past two years, remains in a ...

Global Media Chaffetz plans to meet with Comey on Monday
Author: 0 Chaffetz plans to meet with Comey on Monday

A New York Times article claims Comey kept notes on the conversation in which the President said "I hope you can let this go" referring to the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Michael Flynn. "We're certainly pursuing them, and I hope we find them sooner rather than later". "I hope that's not true", Chaffetz said. Comey is not expected to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Author: 0 Malaysia wants South China Sea CoC to be finalised soon

Duterte told Xi. "As (Duterte) told President Xi (Jinping ), there will still be problems, but we are willing to discuss the issues with the Chinese side and he is optimistic that the bilateral negotiations and bilateral dialogue is the way to go", Romana said.

Author: 0 Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

But in a clear warning to Iran's "enemies" and in a nod to the conservatives, he added that the people of Iran "are not willing to accept any humiliation or threat". Winning 57 percent of the vote, Iran's incumbent president Hassan Rouhani cruised into a second term of his presidency. Mr Qassemi added that the USA and its allies "should know that Iran is a democratic, stable and powerful country" and that it promotes "peace, good neighbourliness, and the creation of a world opposed to ...

Global Media Donald Trump Tries To Hold Melania's Hand & She SLAPS IT AWAY
Author: 0 Donald Trump Tries To Hold Melania's Hand & She SLAPS IT AWAY

Melania has also been criticized in the past for not wanting to live with her husband in the White House. Relations between Donald and Melania Trump are not the most affectionate. Instead, she resides with their son, Barron, in Trump Tower, New York City. Her friend and former agent Paolo Zampolli, who introduced the two in 1998, said she "feels a kind of protection" for the president.

Global Media Trump Confirms His Intel Blabbing Originated With Israel
Author: 0 Trump Confirms His Intel Blabbing Originated With Israel

On the men's side, Trump approached the Wall alone, rested the palm of his hand on it and stood silently for about 15 seconds. "The majority of people in Israel, unlike the media, they love us, so we tell them how you are great, and they love you", she said, the Washington Post reported.

Global Media Monica Lewinsky Bids Roger Ailes Goodbye In Scathing NYT Column
Author: 0 Monica Lewinsky Bids Roger Ailes Goodbye In Scathing NYT Column

Monica Lewinsky isn't mourning the death of Roger Ailes, but rather hoping that with him dies the Fox News culture that fueled her scandal in the '90s. For myriad reasons - information gathering, boredom (I couldn't leave my home without being trailed by paparazzi), and a touch of masochism - I watched the news around the clock.

Global Media Branstad, friend of Beijing, confirmed as US envoy to China
Author: 0 Branstad, friend of Beijing, confirmed as US envoy to China

The U-S Senate voted 82-13 Monday to make his appointment official. Branstad, 70, says he intends to use his decades-long relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) to advance USA and worldwide interests. The direct conversation between the US president and the leader of a nation that China sees as a breakaway republic was a break in precedent and threatened to inflame U.S.

Author: 0 N Korea confirms 'successful' launch of ballistic missile

SEOUL • South Korea's Unification Ministry said yesterday that it will flexibly review major inter-Korean issues such as civilian exchanges with North Korea . Moon took office on May 10 after winning an election on a platform of a more moderate approach to the North, with which the South is still technically at war since no peace treaty was signed at the end of their 1950-1953 conflict.

Global Media Attys React To Supreme Court Patent Venue Ruling
Author: 0 Attys React To Supreme Court Patent Venue Ruling

The US Supreme Court has tightened the rules on where a patent lawsuit can be filed, in a decision handed down today. But some legal experts say East Texas should continue to have a busy patent docket, despite the Supreme Court ruling. He said it may lead to a surge in patent cases in DE, where many companies are incorporated due to favorable state law. Under the ruling, patent infringement suits may now be brought in only a limited number of locations: (1) the defendant's place of ...

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning Has Been Released From Prison

Now free, Manning has indicated she will move to Maryland . For the time being, she will have access to the healthcare the military provides, a benefit that some are unhappy about. Ex-US army private, who leaked 700,000 classified military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks, is set to leave jail. The leak, which Manning said she provided "to show the true cost of war", is considered to be the largest of its kind in USA history.

Author: 0 American Doctor, 50, Dies While Trying to Climb Mount Everest

Recently, poor weather conditions have prevented people from reaching the summit, which in turn lead to a large amount of climbers attempting to reach the peak over the weekend. Though the guide made it to the high-altitude Camp 4, teams have not been able to locate Kumar. "A search and rescue team have seen his body", Thupden Sherpa of Arun Treks and Expeditions said .

Global Media Germany likely to miss e-cars target, says Merkel
Author: 0 Germany likely to miss e-cars target, says Merkel

He has said he wants to reform the eurozone, giving it a common budget and its own finance minister, but he will need German backing. When a new French president is elected, their first trip overseas is to Germany. French President Emmanuel Macron said that the possibility of change to European Union treaties was "not taboo" and that he wanted to see better protection for Europe's workers.

Global Media Former PM Manuel Valls offers to back Emmanuel Macron in elections
Author: 0 Former PM Manuel Valls offers to back Emmanuel Macron in elections

Last year, Macron reacted with dismay to the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union , describing the referendum result as a "crime" for which Britain should be punished by a "total exit". In a poll, 59 percent of Macron voters said they supported him primarily to keep Le Pen from becoming president. Eric, a 26-year-old student, who said he was thrilled by what he called a "historic score" and said he was certain the story would triumph in the parliamentary elections due next month.

Global Media 'Never mentioned' Israel in meeting with Russians
Author: 0 'Never mentioned' Israel in meeting with Russians

However, news accounts have not accused Mr Trump of naming Israel as a source of the information. "We have before us a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace to this region and to its people". However, obstacles have emerged that may complicate the relationship between the White House and Israel. Trump was considering fulfill that pledge with an announcement during his visit to the city this week - which coincides with Jerusalem Day on Tuesday - but backed off the ...

Global Media French president to meet EU's Tusk, reveal minister picks
Author: 0 French president to meet EU's Tusk, reveal minister picks

He added that the choices are "consistent with President Emmanuel Macron's strategy to maximize his chances of forming a parliamentary majority after the mid-June legislative elections". He will be supported in his new role by another conservative, 34-year-old Gerald Darmanin, a Republicans vice-president and former Sarkozy ally, who will be budget minister.

Author: 0 New footage shows Turkish president watching Washington brawl

Earlier on Tuesday, Erdogan met with President Donald Trump at the White House, where the two leaders vowed to fix their countries' relationship and re-establish an economic and military partnership. Hell, Trump probably wishes he had a security force that would do stuff like this. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is pleading for the replacement of Brett McGurk, the USA presidential envoy for the US-led coalition against IS.

Global Media Backed fighters hunt for IS holdouts in Syria's Tabqa
Author: 0 Backed fighters hunt for IS holdouts in Syria's Tabqa

But the meeting will take place with a White House still responding to what a senior US official said was disclosure of classified information about an Islamic State terror threat involving laptop computers on aircraft. It is, as the Pentagon put it, "the only force on the ground that can successfully seize Raqqa in the near future". "The PKK deals in drugs: it peddles heroin and cocaine to the European youth -that's how they make money", he said.

Author: 0 Iranian president calls USA relations "a curvy road"

Iran has accused the United States of selling arms to "dangerous terrorists" in the Middle East - a day after President Donald Trump signed an arms deal with Saudi Arabia. India has two projects in mind - the Chabahar port and related development scheme aimed at developing links to Central Asia and Afghanistan, and the International North South Transportation Corridor (INSTC) to connect western Indian ports through a multi-modal network to Europe via Iran.

Author: 0 Trump boasted about firing 'nut job' Comey to Russian officials

The leak to the Times was particularly damaging since only a select group of people could have had access to the information about the May 10 Oval Office meeting with Russian Ambassador to the U.S. "What we didn't get a clear understanding of is whether or not the memo was written with or without any urging from the White House", Rep. G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) told reporters after the briefing.

Global Media Key events under former Ford CEO Mark Fields
Author: 0 Key events under former Ford CEO Mark Fields

Silicon Valley electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc was valued at $51 billion on Friday, more than Ford's $43 billion. Widely attributed with renovating the company's corporate culture and assisting clients redesign their workspace, Hackett made several lay offs at Steelcase.

Author: 0 Pleased to meet Nawaz Sharif: Donald Trump

The court warned JIT chief Wajid Zia that no additional time would be given to the team. Other JIT members were also present at the proceedings. Justice Ejaz remarked that the case has to be concluded in 60 days. Prime Minister Sharif arrived in Riyadh to attend the summit on the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz. Pakistani lawyers gave a seven day deadline to PM Nawaz Sharif to resign from office over the Panama Papers scandal.

Author: 0 Perdue Weigh in on NAFTA Renegotiations

Perdue said while NAFTA had been "largely beneficial for American agriculture, any trade deal can always be improved". "We agree with Ambassador Lighthizer that the current NAFTA agreement has areas upon which we can build as the renegotiation process begins, including the market we have developed in Mexico", said Jim Mulhern, president and CEO of NMPF.

Global Media N Korea test fires another missile
Author: 0 N Korea test fires another missile

KCNA said the goal of the test was to verify technical indexes of the weapon system and examine its adaptability under various battle conditions before deployment to military units for action. The White House said it was aware of the latest test. Officials travelling in Saudi Arabia with US President Donald Trump said the missile appeared to have a shorter range than the ones Pyongyang fired in recent times.

Author: 0 Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyber attack

In 2015, they reportedly pulled off an $81 million heist on a Bangladeshi Bank and in February pulled off a similar attack in Poland. Researchers from the cyber security company Kaspersky Lab were then able to identify clear similarities between the group's code and that behind the WannaCry ransomware.

Author: 0 Remembering Chris Cornell and his most notable songs

Chris Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave , hanged himself Wednesday in a Detroit hotel room, according to the city's medical examiner. Led Zeppelin singer Jimmy Page led tributes on Thursday to Cornell , calling him on Twitter "Incredibly Talented, Incredibly Young, Incredibly Missed".

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan regains leadership of party he founded

A narrow victory in a referendum last month to expand the powers of the Turkish presidency allows him to be both the head of state and of a political party. "A new era has begun in combatting terror organizations inside and outside our country's borders". The principle of "one nation, one country, one government, one flag" was also added to the AK Party's bylaws.

Author: 0 Firing 'nut job' James Comey took off pressure, says Donald Trump

He will testify in an open session of the Senate Intelligence Committee at some point after the Memorial Day holiday, May 29, though a date has not yet been set. The White House has denied a media report suggesting that President Donald Trump had asked the sacked FBI chief James Comey to end the investigation against former national security adviser Michael T.

Author: 0 Trump campaign had 18 contacts with Russians

The calls reportedly focused on "mending U.S". He was responding to mounting criticism over the surprise sacking of former FBI chief James Comey , who was dispatched from his role at the bureau as it conducts an investigation into Russian involvement in last November's vote.

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