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Author: 0 Palestinian killed attacking police as Trump visited

The White House-driven effort is a sharp shift from the practice of previous USA administrations, which have typically given secretaries of state those reins. He also has personal ties to Ron Dermer, the Israeli ambassador to the United States. Earlier, Trump said, "This moment in history calls us to strengthen our cooperation as both Israel and America face common threats from ISIS and other terrorist groups to countries like Iran that sponsor terrorism and fund and foment awful violence - ...

Author: 0 United Kingdom says Manchester attacker recently returned from Libya

Olivia is one of the 22 people who lost their lives after cowardly terrorist Salman Abedi blew himself in the foyer of the Manchester Arena. Rudd declined to give any further information about Abedi but told BBC radio, "It was a devastating occasion, it was more sophisticated than some of the attacks we've seen before, and it seems likely - possible - that he wasn't doing this on his own".

Global Media Trump pushes for Mideast peace but avoids thorny details
Author: 0 Trump pushes for Mideast peace but avoids thorny details

The demonstrations are meant to draw attention to a month-long hunger strike by hundreds of prisoners being held by Israel and to protest what many Palestinians say is unfair US support for Israel. Trump was in Israel to meet and then dine with the Israeli prime minister Monday, as well as touring sites such as the Wailing Wall (the man is known to like walls) and meeting prominent Israelis.

Author: 0 Senators: Deputy AG knew of Comey firing before writing memo

Comey has agreed to testify before the Senate intelligence committee, although a date has not yet been set, according to the committee's chairman, Senator Richard Burr. "He was insane, a real nut job", Trump said, according to the document. The White House cited a letter from Rosenstein to the president advocating for Comey's dismissal over his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server.

Author: 0 Netanyahu lashes out at Palestinian payments to bombers

The initiative was most recently re-confirmed by Arab foreign ministers at a summit in the Jordanian Dead Sea resort of Sweimeh in March hosted by Jordanian King Abdullah II, and attended by Saudi Arabia's King Salman, Egypt's president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi as well as head of Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas.

Author: 0 Qatar says state news website hacked, fake article published

A story had run earlier on the agency's website quoting a speech by Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar's ruler. Tensions have eased since then, with Qatar hosting oil talks between Gulf nations in 2016. Al-Jazeera English's website was briefly inaccessible, though internet users could reach it later Wednesday morning. Al-Jazeera said it was "studying the reports our channels and digital platforms have been blocked in certain countries in the region".

Author: 0 Former CIA Director Says Russia 'Brazenly Interfered' In Election

Republicans on the House intelligence committee pushed Mr Brennan about whether there was evidence of collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, a point President Donald Trump has tried to enlist allies to quash. A victim of Russian interference? Mr. Coats was also asked if he knew of any efforts by the White House to interfere in other aspects of the Russian Federation inquiry, including allegations the president asked Mr.

Author: 0 Trump Told Russians Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Eased 'Great Pressure'

Richard Burr (R-N.C.), the committee chairman, said in a written statement, according to NPR . The appointment gives Mueller, who led the Federal Bureau of Investigation through the September 11 terrorist attacks and served under presidential administrations of both parties, sweeping powers to investigate whether Trump campaign associates colluded with the Kremlin to influence the outcome in his behalf, as well as the authority to prosecute any crimes uncovered during the probe.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Arrives For Talks With Palestinian Leader Mahmud Abbas In Bethlehem

Trump was greeted Tuesday morning by Abbas at the president's headquarters in Bethlehem and their meeting is now underway. The reality is that the Israelis and Palestinians are way apart on the main issues - the future of east Jerusalem , the fate of Palestinian refugees and the borders of an independent Palestine.

Global Media President Trump Touches Down In Israel, Says 'Rare Opportunity' For Peace
Author: 0 President Trump Touches Down In Israel, Says 'Rare Opportunity' For Peace

The Trump family walked to the wall from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of the holiest sites in Christianity, which they visited first, arriving there on foot from the Jaffa Gate. "You can do a lot of projects, color and read and write letters", Trump said. Based on Trump's chaotic, controversial week at home with the American media, perhaps this is a part of Israel's diplomacy strategy.

Author: 0 Penalty pain for Hull as relegated Tigers set Premier League record

It was the ideal performance by the players today and it's terrific for everyone that's taken part since I've been here, particularly the fans". The moment is to think what is better for the club. You should be doing that in June, in pre-season. "Today we came here to play one final and we started in a bad way". "There are many things (that need to change)".

Author: 0 Ethopia's Ghebreyesus replaces Chan as World Health Organization director general

Tedros will begin his five-year term after Margaret Chan , a former Hong Kong health director, steps down on June 30 having spent 10 years in the job. As health minister, he led a comprehensive reform effort of the country's health system, creating 3,500 health centres and 16,000 health posts; and expanded the health workforce by 38,000.

Global Media Palestinians hold general strike ahead of Trump's arrival
Author: 0 Palestinians hold general strike ahead of Trump's arrival

With a black skullcap on his head, Donald Trump today prayed at the Western Wall in the Old City of East Jerusalem , becoming the first sitting USA president to visit one of the most sacred sites in Judaism. "I am truly hopeful that America can help Israel and the Palestinians forge peace and bring new hope to the region and its people". Trump has vowed to do whatever is necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians - something he has called "the ultimate deal" - ...

Author: 0 British official says bomber was somewhat known

Met Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley admitted there were "gaps in our knowledge" about Abedi and the PM said it was possible a "wider group of individuals" could have been involved in the "cowardly" attack. media, including NBC and CBS, before the police had released information. Campaigning for the June 8 election was suspended by the main parties after the attack and May insisted the country stood tall as defiant chants of " Manchester! ".

Global Media Walmart Shopper Goes On Racist Rant
Author: 0 Walmart Shopper Goes On Racist Rant

The male tells the shopper to leave the store; the shopper tells Hicks to leave. "A n*gger's calling me ignorant?" the white woman asked indignantly. Hicks video has been viewed 12 million times, and shared 180,000 times. In an interview with NBC News a representative of Walmart said that they have tried to reach out to Hicks to apologize to her for the incident, but have not been able to reach her.

Global Media Trump's First International Trip as President: Saudi Arabia, Israel
Author: 0 Trump's First International Trip as President: Saudi Arabia, Israel

Pointing at Iran - Israel and Saudi Arabia's main foe in the region - the US President accused Tehran of fuelling the fires of sectarian conflict and terror. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking to reporters on Air Force One, said the U.S. could provide clarifications to Israel about what happened but said, "I don't know that there's anything to apologize for".

Global Media Trump's visit to Saudi a 'turning point': King Salman
Author: 0 Trump's visit to Saudi a 'turning point': King Salman

A White House official was asked by reporters why Mr Trump had deviated from his prepared speech earlier that day to Muslim leaders about fighting Islamist terrorism. Trump's visit shows that the United States has not learned from its mistakes and is doubling down on the same destructive strategy to maintain its power in the Middle East .

Global Media France's Macron calls for 'historic reconstruction' of Europe
Author: 0 France's Macron calls for 'historic reconstruction' of Europe

Mr Macron used a visit to the German capital to meet the veteran leader in his first official trip overseas, to call for a "historic reconstruction" of Europe. His appointment is a further blow to the Republicans, who have been trying to regroup after the presidential vote and prevent defections to Macron's camp.

Author: 0 Trump Tosses Out Obama Playbook In The Middle East

If he is to effectively lead an Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative, Trump will have to make a strong commitment to a coherent vision, and the only viable vision is a two-state solution, Israel and Palestine living side by side in peace and security.

Author: 0 Donald Trump's plan for Middles East based on shared fear of Iran

He placed a note between the massive stones, a centuries-old tradition of supplication. Ahead of a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , the White House , on its official website, provided a live stream of the event.

Global Media United States aircraft strikes pro-Assad forces in Syria
Author: 0 United States aircraft strikes pro-Assad forces in Syria

In a statement, the US-led coalition said it had struck "pro-regime forces. that posed a threat to U.S. and partner forces". Another US official said the jets carried out "shows of force" in the skies above the tank convoy and fired warning shots before bombing the lead vehicles, which were moving to within 27 kilometers of the garrison.

Global Media Senate intel panel subpoenas two Flynn businesses in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Senate intel panel subpoenas two Flynn businesses in Russian Federation probe

Warner said one subpoena had been served and that he expected the second one to be served Tuesday evening. To that end, Warner announced two new subpoenas to businesses associated with Flynn - Flynn Intel LLC and Flynn Intel Inc. The retired general left his top White House post in February after misleading Vice President Pence about his conversations with Russia's ambassador to the US regarding sanctions targeting Moscow.

Author: 0 Russian probe: Mueller briefed on secret Comey memos

The effort to undermine the ongoing probe into Russian election interference came just days after James Comey confirmed that the F.B.I. was investigating communications and financial ties between Russia and several of Trump's associates.

Global Media Mother confirms Olivia Campbell, 15, is among dead after Manchester Arena bombing
Author: 0 Mother confirms Olivia Campbell, 15, is among dead after Manchester Arena bombing

May said the threat level was being raised from severe to critical on the recommendation of the intelligence services and she was activating a plan for armed military personnel to assist police. There were four children in the family, including Abedi - three boys and one girl. "We ran and people were screaming around us and pushing on the stairs to go outside and people were falling down, girls were crying, and we saw these women being treated by paramedics having open wounds on their ...

Global Media Melania Trump successfully ditches Donald Trump's hand... AGAIN!
Author: 0 Melania Trump successfully ditches Donald Trump's hand... AGAIN!

In a speech toward the end of his visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories, Trump offered a forceful defence of the Jewish state and pledged to protect the country against common enemies, including Iran . The first of what appears to be a pointed avoidance by Melania of her husband occurred after the couple touched down in Tel Aviv Monday for President Trump's two-day visit to Israel .

Global Media Trump arrives in Israel
Author: 0 Trump arrives in Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government wanted to hear Donald Trump announce he's moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Per Haaretz , he added that he has "a feeling that we're going to get there eventually". "What's happened with Iran has brought numerous other parts of the Middle East toward Israel, and you could say that if there's a benefit, that would be the benefit", he said during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Reuven Rivlin .

Author: 0 Syria denies US allegations of 'depraved' mass executions at prison

Yesterday, the United States said it has evidence President Assad's government has built a crematorium at Sednaya, the large military prison outside the capital Damascus. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights corroborated the US accounts of mass killings but said it lacked sufficient information about the crematorium .

Author: 0 Ricketts: Nebraska will benefit from exporting beef to China

Ross explained the significance of exporting the product to China . A chicken processing factory in Hefei, Anhui province, China . North American Meat Institute (NAMI) chairman and Bob Evans Farms president and chief executive officer Mike Townsley responded to the news by saying, "The meat industry has long sought access to the Chinese market for US beef , making today's announcement a significant and very welcome milestone ".

Author: 0 Investigators hunt for accomplices of Manchester Arena bomber

Intelligence experts believe the device detonated at the concert was so sophisticated that Abedi must have either been given specialist training overseas or he may have used a bomb made by a technician who has not yet been captured. "There's no other place we'd rather be than here with you". On Tuesday morning, many parents and relatives were still trying to find their children.

Global Media Ariana Grande Returns to US Following Manchester Bombing
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Returns to US Following Manchester Bombing

While the so-called Islamic State terror group claimed it was behind the Manchester bombing, USA intelligence chiefs stressed how this had not been verified. "It was literally just a minute after it ended, the lights came on and the bomb went off". Grande, a 23-year-old former child television star, described herself as "broken" by the attack.

Author: 0 Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

Mr Netanyahu added that US-Israeli intelligence co-operation is "terrific". It is possible that she was reminding Mr Trump to adhere to protocol, CNN said . Almost $110 billion of those deals are arms sales, reaffirming the United States administration's strong relationship with its time-tested and trusted ally.

Author: 0 Part Of The Philippines Is Now Under Martial Law

The Philippine constitution says a president can only declare martial law for 60 days to stop an invasion or a rebellion. Two senators have said they support the declaration, saying it is necessary to deal with the growing terrorist threat in Mindanao.

Author: 0 US Rules Out Netanyahu Accompanying Trump to Western Wall

He is scheduled to arrive in Israel on Monday , to meet with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem . The information reportedly originated with Israeli intelligence and was shared with the US on the condition that it not be passed along to others, according to media reports.

Author: 0 Manchester attack: Who is Salman Abedi?

Neighbour Natalie Daley said she was frightened by a loud bang, then police yelling, "Get in your houses - get away from the windows!" "We ran and people were screaming around us and pushing on the stairs to go outside and people were falling down, girls were crying, and we saw these women being treated by paramedics having open wounds on their legs ...

Author: 0 In Rome, Melania again refuses to hold President Trump's hand

Obama-era ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro suggested on Twitter that either Trump's visit was substance-free - or he "is being uncharacteristically subtle" in planting the seeds for new round of peace negotiations. Netanyahu must deal with opposition from rightist elements within his coalition who oppose any steps towards a two-state solution to the decades-long conflict.

Global Media South Korea fires warning shots at North Korea over 'unidentified flying object'
Author: 0 South Korea fires warning shots at North Korea over 'unidentified flying object'

North Korea is threatening a sixth nuclear test. Only last week, North Korea fired a mid-range ballistic missile shortly after one of Kim Jong-Un's weapons successfully re-entered the earth's atmosphere. While there's still a chance that North Korea is not equipped with missiles that could reach the United States, it is still quite capable of waging war on its neighbors .

Author: 0 Former FBI chief James Comey to testify publicly in US Congress

One Comey memo reportedly claims that Trump asked the FBI director to "let this go"- referring to the FBI investigation into Gen. Michael Flynn's contacts with the Russians - although the President himself has flatly denied that he ever did that.

Global Media Lionel Messi loses appeal against 21-month prison sentence
Author: 0 Lionel Messi loses appeal against 21-month prison sentence

Messi was adjudged guilty in July 2016, on account of three counts of tax fraud between 2007 and 2009. The appeal has been knocked back, while his fine now stands at €1.3m and Jorge's has been cut to €1.3m, while his sentence has been reduced from 21 months to 15 due to his co-operation in the case.

Global Media The single county to watch in Montana's special election
Author: 0 The single county to watch in Montana's special election

Gianforte has co-opted the president's "drain the swamp" catchphrase, pledged to advance Trump's agenda and brought in Vice President Mike Pence and Donald Trump Jr. "You want to hear a insane radical idea that Rob has?" "He thinks maybe, just maybe, we should have a Congress that works for the working class and not the millionaires.Rob is going to Congress to change the priorities that now exist".

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