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Author: 0 Donald Trump shoves North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader aside

After meeting Trump on Thursday in Brussels , Tusk told a news conference: "It was clear for both of us that the European Union at 27 is more united after Brexit than before Brexit". German Chancellor Angela Merkel and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg also unveiled a monument comprising parts of the Berlin Wall, meant to symbolize efforts to end the division of Europe.

Author: 0 Manchester suspect spent 3 weeks in Libya prior to attack

Back in Britain, anti-terror police also arrested a 37-year-old man on Tuesday night at Stansted Airport near London as he tied to board a flight to Turkey . Islamic State, now being driven from territories in Syria and Iraq by Western-backed armed forces, claimed responsibility for the Manchester attack , but there were contradictions in its accounts of the action and a telling lack of detail.

Global Media Leading Montana newspapers pull endorsements of Greg Gianforte
Author: 0 Leading Montana newspapers pull endorsements of Greg Gianforte

In his acceptance speech, Gianforte apologized by name to Ben Jacobs , the Guardian reporter who made the accusation after an altercation on Wednesday. Though Gianforte's Democratic opponent-folk singer and first-time candidate Rob Quist-gained momentum during the election, particularly after Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault on Wednesday, it wasn't enough to push him over the edge.

Author: 0 Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader, who took it in stride

And the fact that we didn't get that explicit expression of support from Article V from President Trump today, these are the things that the Russians will be very pleased about. Unveiling a memorial to the 9/11 attacks at NATO's new headquarters in Brussels, the businessman-turned-politician used the highest possible profile platform of his first North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit to directly castigate 23 of the 28 members for spending enough on military.

Author: 0 Philippines deploys helicopters in battle to retake city from Islamist rebels

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law the same day for the southern island of Mindanao. Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled i. Military leaders said they are using "surgical" air strikes to minimize damage and potential civilian deaths while fighting the militants. The attempt to capture Hapilon tipped over the hornet's nest.

Global Media Netanyahu Welcomes Trump, Delivers Indirect Insult to Obama
Author: 0 Netanyahu Welcomes Trump, Delivers Indirect Insult to Obama

Trump also spoke out about the attack later that day while visiting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum. Two weeks ago, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson explained to NBC that Trump is still evaluating whether the idea of moving the embassy would help or hinder chances for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

Author: 0 Manchester bombing suspect Salman Abedi's father, 2nd brother arrested in Libya

Britain raised its threat level from terrorism to "critical" late Tuesday amid concerns that Abedi may have accomplices who are planning another deadly attack. A British official confirmed Abedi had been on the intelligence radar before the massacre. The Financial Times reported that such images are available across a restricted-access encrypted special worldwide database used by government ordnance and explosives experts in about 20 countries allied with Britain.

Author: 0 Minus Ryan Johansen, Predators find a way to beat Ducks

Jed Kuhn within two hours of his diagnosis. To avoid a return trip, they can eliminate the Ducks and clinch their first Stanley Cup Final berth Monday night. “Nothing changes for us, I don't think, ” Mattias Ekholm said of the injury to Johansen. The last team to beat the Ducks in a Game 5 at Honda Center also was the Preds.

Global Media Another probe joins the lengthening line to question ex-Trump adviser Flynn
Author: 0 Another probe joins the lengthening line to question ex-Trump adviser Flynn

Kushner also met in December with Sergey Gorkov, the head of Vnesheconombank, which has been the subject of US sanctions following Russia's annexation of Crimea and its support of separatists in eastern Ukraine. Mr Kushner is being investigated because of his interactions with Russians, including the Russian ambassador and a banker from Moscow, the Post reported , citing people familiar with the investigation.

Author: 0 TPP nations vow to forge ahead without US

Ministers from 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership countries agreed Sunday to complete preparatory work by November to put the free trade pact quickly into force, taking a step closer to implementing the deal without the United States. to rejoin if it changed its mind. Japan still hopes to bring the United States back to the agreement, but is trying to get the 11 remaining countries to push ahead.

Author: 0 Greek ex-premier Lucas Papademos wounded in Athens bombing

Papademos served as head of Greece's caretaker government from November 2011 to May 2012 , following an eight-year tenure as vice president of the European Central Bank. The Evangelismos Hospital in Athens called the injuries superficial, and said his condition did not "inspire concern". "We condemn this appalling action without reservation and with all our heart wish Mr.

Author: 0 Senators search for compromise over House's drastic Medicaid changes

Congresswoman Stefanik has once again demonstrated that she does not vote in the best interest of her constituents, but instead votes along party line by voting "yes" to the American Health Care Act . "It is important to me to hear Mohawk Valley residents' health care priorities to pass along to Senate leaders, in the hopes that this legislation that could be devastating to so many people never sees the light of day", the assemblyman added.

Author: 0 NewsAlert: Appeals court rules against Trump's revised travel ban

The court ruled 10-3 to uphold a ruling from a district court judge in Maryland that blocked a portion of the order that temporarily banned travel to the United States by nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. The appellate court took the deepest dive yet into the issue of whether statements made by candidate Trump should be considered in evaluating the executive order he issued after he became president.

Global Media Marawi ISIS: Militants take church-goers hostage in Philippines
Author: 0 Marawi ISIS: Militants take church-goers hostage in Philippines

Meanwhile, an army spokesman said six foreigners were killed in Mindanao on Thursday, including militants of Malaysian, Indonesian and " other nationalities ". Militants of the Maute group stormed the city of Marawi , on the southern Philippines island Mindanao , on Tuesday. "It is hard to root out because they are from there", he said.

Global Media Melania Trump pulled away from yet another Donald Trump hand-hold
Author: 0 Melania Trump pulled away from yet another Donald Trump hand-hold

Melania executed a move that I myself have done on terrible first dates: snatch her hand away and pretend to fix her hair in order to avoid the unwanted hand-holding. Trump immediately started correcting his tie, probably to masquerade the failed attempt. So yeah, several television cameras and press members gathered to document the president's arrival in Rome just caught him putting his hand on his wife's ass.

Author: 0 South Korea says communication channel with North must reopen

A top US Navy commander on Wednesday pushed for a "sense of urgency" over North Korea's nuclear and missile development, as the UN Security Council met behind closed doors to discuss tightening sanctions on Pyongyang. Haley noted that this weekend's missile came within 60 miles of Russia's border and said Russian Federation is "all wrong". United States forces are lingering off the Korean Peninsula as tensions boil over the tyrant's repeated missile tests and talk of nuclear weapons.

Author: 0 Geffen: Trump Raises Hopes for a Peaceful Future

Abbas told Trump that the Palestinians "are committed to working with you to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel". Israel's control over that part of the city has not been internationally recognized since it was captured by Israel during the 1967 war.

Author: 0 Christian Zionist Wants Trump to "Make Israel Great Again"

The US president also pledged his support for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. Trump, for his part, stressed the need to forge a historic peace deal, without mentioning any reference to the two-state solution or to an independent Palestinian state.

Author: 0 Israel uneasy over Trump's massive arms deal with Saudi

Netanyahu said , "We just finished the visit of US President Trump , the president of our biggest ally", according to Jerusalem Online. US President Donald Trump ended his tour of the Middle East with another call for peace between Israel and Palestine, but as it is with the current US president the entire affair was about optics.

Global Media Iran will continue missile programme, says Rouhani
Author: 0 Iran will continue missile programme, says Rouhani

Also, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Saturday that he hopes the re-election of Rouhani would prompt changes to Tehran's approach to "terrorism and human rights". Just two days before the May 19 elections in Iran, however, Trump extended the sanctions relief called for under the deal even as he imposed narrow penalties on two Iranian and Chinese figures for supporting Iran's ballistic missile program.

Global Media Trumps are welcomed to the Vatican by Pope Francis
Author: 0 Trumps are welcomed to the Vatican by Pope Francis

Pope Francis welcomed President Donald Trump to the Vatican for their first official meeting on May 23 at the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church - and judging by how the Holy Man looked when participating in the requisite photo opportunity, he didn't feel too blessed to be in the presence of the USA leader.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner Now "Under Scrutiny" In FBI's Russia Probe

The intelligence was among the clues - which also included information about direct communications between Mr. Trump's advisers and Russian officials - that American officials received past year as they began investigating Russian attempts to disrupt the election and whether any of Mr.

Author: 0 Ousted South Korean leader Park goes on trial

If found guilty, the ex-president could face life imprisonment considering it is the standard sentencing for corruption in South Korea . As president, Park was criticized for what opponents saw as her imperial manner, her refusal to tolerate dissent, and her alleged mishandling of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly schoolchildren.

Author: 0 Greg Gianforte wins: Republican apologizes to reporter who accused him of assault

Gianforte won the seat relatively comfortably with 50.6% of the vote compared with 43.6% for his nearest rival, Democrat Rob Quist . Mr Trump and Vice President Mike Pence recorded robocalls to voters on Mr Gianforte's behalf, and Republican groups poured millions into ads criticising Mr Quist for property tax liens and unpaid debts, which Mr Quist said stemmed from a botched gallbladder surgery.

Global Media Are US intelligence leaks jeopardizing Manchester attack investigation?
Author: 0 Are US intelligence leaks jeopardizing Manchester attack investigation?

The terrorist behind the Manchester bombing phoned his mother and said "forgive me" before carrying out the attack. The visit comes after UK Prime Minister Theresa May confronted US President Donald Trump about the intelligence leaks during their meeting at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Brussels Thursday.

Global Media Local union workers go on strike
Author: 0 Local union workers go on strike

This weekend, a majority of AT&T wireless, wireline and DirecTV workers fighting for their contracts are expected to be on strike, according to a news release from the CWA. CWA leaders said that while AT&T brings in almost $1 billion in monthly profits, the company continues to outsource and offshore jobs. "This is why Spectrum is offering our field technicians an even larger pay increase than the union has demanded along with competitive and robust health care and retirement benefits", ...

Global Media North Korea's other threat
Author: 0 North Korea's other threat

As the United States faces an increasingly hostile and dangerously capable North Korea , we are spending billions on strengthening our missile defense systems, leaders from my home state are discussing reopening and restocking 1950s fallout shelters, and plans are in the works to teach a new generation of children how to "duck and cover", inflicting upon them the same nightmares many baby boomers faced throughout the Cold War.

Author: 0 Media Matters Puts Target On Hannity Advertisers

Hannity has maintained his support of the theory, which said Rich was killed because he leaked thousands of emails to WikiLeaks last July. Fox News on Tuesday retracted the story suggesting Rich could have been murdered for leaking internal communications from the DNC to Wikileaks, a story Hannity promoted on his popular program.

Author: 0 China Downgraded by Moody's As Debt Increases

The demotion indicates the bond rating firm regards China's capacity to meet financial commitments is "strong", as opposed to "very strong". "The risks cited by rating agencies are well covered and are not anything new". In reaction to the Moody's downgrade, analysts at Nomura predicted that high debt levels and other financial risks will contribute to a slowdown in China's growth in the years ahead.

Author: 0 Eurozone and Greece fail to agree bailout deal

The eurozone-IMF standoff has held up a tranche of bailout funds that will let Greece repay 7.0 billion euros of loans due in July. Germany's finance minister Schaeuble is now saying that these measures can be detailed only at the end of the bailout programme in 2018, when Greece has implemented the cuts and other reforms required by its lenders.

Global Media Fifth Suspect In Bombing Arrested Near Manchester
Author: 0 Fifth Suspect In Bombing Arrested Near Manchester

Ariana Grande has canceled several dates from her Dangerous Woman Tour following a bombing outside of her Manchester Arena concert Monday night that left 22 people dead. They provided no details on those held. The Special Deterrent anti-terror force said in a statement on its Facebook page that the arrest took place in Tripoli as Hashim Abedi was receiving cash transferred from his brother, Salman.

Global Media Trump Pledges Additional $75 Million to Israeli Missile Defense Program
Author: 0 Trump Pledges Additional $75 Million to Israeli Missile Defense Program

But the reality remains that both sides are stressing different things. "But with determination, compromise, and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal". "We are ready to open dialogue with our Israeli neighbors to build confidence and create a real opportunity for peace", he said after talks with Trump.

Global Media Utah Congressman to Step Down
Author: 0 Utah Congressman to Step Down

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz , R-Alpine, announced Thursday via letter that he will be resigning from Congress as of June 30. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah, the Republican House Oversight Committee chairman who shocked the world with his unexpected retirement announcement last month, made another surprise announcement on Thursday: He will resign from his congressional seat before his term expires in 2019.

Author: 0 Merkel's party triumphs in rivals' heartland

But defeats in two other state elections since then had already punctured the party's euphoria over Schulz's nomination, and its ratings have sagged. The Christian Democratic Union's victory in North Rhine-Westphalia, home to more than a fifth of German voters, is a resounding confirmation for Merkel, 62.

Author: 0 Oil remains weak after OPEC-led out extension falls below expectations

OPEC's national representatives and officials from its Vienna secretariat met on Wednesday and Thursday, sources said . Motorists headed out for extended trips during the Memorial Day weekend are facing moderate gasoline prices as crude oil prices slumped massively after OPEC extended their production cuts through March 2018.

Author: 0 Trump & Macron engage in fierce handshake battle during first meeting

At Thursday's working lunch between President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron , the two alpha males engaged in a lengthy, forceful, freakish handhold for the cameras. Both leaders said Friday they would discuss defence, trade and economic issues, while Macron also made reference to the millions of Europeans living in Britain, whose fate after Brexit has yet to be decided.

Author: 0 Full Speech: Present Trump Hopeful And Peaceful Final Speech In Israel

Trump has criticized the Palestinian Authority for paying salaries to people sentenced for terrorism by Israel . "They're losers, and we'll have more of them, but they're losers, just remember that", he added. The White House said Trump spoke with British Prime Minister Theresa May after the attack and offered his condolences and support on behalf of the United States .

Global Media Fidget spinners seized by Irish customs over safety fears
Author: 0 Fidget spinners seized by Irish customs over safety fears

New data from Pornhub has revealed that there's been a massive surge in interest in fidget porn in recent weeks. A county-level heat map of fidget spinner popularity shows surges around New York City, the Great Lakes region, the greater Seattle area, and huge portions of Texas, southern Florida, and Utah.

Author: 0 Manchester Arena terror attack: 5 men arrested

In a news conference, Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said that four other people had been arrested in connection with the attack at Manchester Arena. One of the five was carrying a package when he was arrested in the town of Wigan, 27km to the west of Manchester city centre, police said. "What's most important is tonight we're here together, all of us", lead vocalist Kevin Drew told the crowd.

Author: 0 Nepali climbers say outcrop near top of Everest is intact

The three other climbers who died this weekend were from Australia, Slovakia and India. According to Chowang Sherpa, managing director of Arun Treks and Expedition, the handling agency of Kumar's expedition, a team of high-altitude guides spotted the body on Monday morning "resting below 200-meter-deep crevasse of "balcony" (8,400 meters) near the summit".

Global Media Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise
Author: 0 Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise

Trump said in reference to the Palestinians' practice of paying cash to terrorists or their families for attacks against Israelis. Also on Monday, Trump became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem , land that was seized from the Palestinians by the Israeli military during the Six-Day War in 1967.

Author: 0 Celtics fail to stop Cavs

In the process, Cleveland set an National Basketball Association record by winning their 13th consecutive series closeout opportunity. If James weren't a member of the Cavs, Kyrie could be dropping points like this every game. There was nearly too much historical context to dissect, and so James did what his instincts told him to do. A similar incident occurred moments later when Tristan Thompson attempted to help up Amir Johnson while the Cavaliers were running in transition, and ...

Global Media Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe
Author: 0 Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is now leading the probe as a special counsel. The controversy has engulfed Trump's young administration since he fired FBI director James Comey two weeks ago amid the agency's investigation of possible Russian Federation ties.

Author: 0 Police arrest man in connection with Manchester blast

The British government has expressed its anger at the release in United States media of details from the investigation into Monday's concert attack , including photographs of parts of the bomb which left 22 people dead, including children.

Author: 0 4 climbers killed in weekend of tragedy on Mount Everest

Navin Trital of Expedition Himalaya , the company that helped coordinate that climb, tells the news service that Marchetti "died while being brought down to a lower camp". In 2015, Amrita Yearwood described the anguished wait for word of her then-husband's fate after an quake shook Everest while he and dozens of other people were attempting to climb the mountain.

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