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Global Media Home National India's longest river bridge opens, improves connectivity between Assam
Author: 0 Home National India's longest river bridge opens, improves connectivity between Assam

On this occasion, PM Modi said, "You have been waiting for this bridge for the last five decades, today you have got it". The 9.15-kilometre-long bridge to connect Assam state with Arunachal Pradesh is the longest bridge in India. He said that good connectivity in the North-East will also link the region with the economy of South-East Asia. Along with the inauguration of the Dhola-Sadiya bridge, PM Modi will also be laying the foundation for various projects including the new All India ...

Global Media Ariana Grande's brother Frankie is seen after attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande's brother Frankie is seen after attack

Law enforcement in the United Kingdom continued to expand its investigation Wednesday, citing a wider terror network and arresting at least six people in connection with the attack. "It was more sophisticated than some of the horrific events that we have seen in the past or in other parts of Europe so people are reasonably wondering whether he did this on his own", she said.

Global Media Throwing Chaos Aside, Trump Aims for Caution on Big Trip
Author: 0 Throwing Chaos Aside, Trump Aims for Caution on Big Trip

Rouhani decisively won a presidential election on Friday , securing another four-year term. The trip was made not only in a bid to gain help in defeating terror group Islamic State (IS), but also to contain what Trump believes is a threat from Iran, the experts said .

Global Media Confederate statue removals part of New Orleans mayor legacy
Author: 0 Confederate statue removals part of New Orleans mayor legacy

Workers wearing masks, helmets and bulletproof vests prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee , who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, in Lee Circle in New Orleans , Friday, M. It's a bronze sculpture of Lee looking toward the northern horizon from atop a roughly 60-foot-tall (18 meter) column. Certain conditions apply, however; the statues can not be displayed outdoors on public property in New Orleans .

Author: 0 Despite Promise, Trump Won't Be Moving US Embassy To Jerusalem

Trump is slated to arrive in Israel Monday following a weekend in Saudi Arabia. The White House disputed the account. Congress recognized Jerusalem as Israeli in 1995, but successive presidents have waived a provision in that law that requires the United States to move the embassy there from Tel Aviv.

Global Media Fifth man arrested in hunt for plotters behind Manchester attack
Author: 0 Fifth man arrested in hunt for plotters behind Manchester attack

Trump, who had no apparent role in the disclosures, called the leaks "deeply troubling". President Trump also reportedly ordered the Justice department to launch investigation into the leaks from the Manchester blasts. Speaking on Wednesday morning, before the publication of the photos, the Home Secretary said she did not believe the Americans had compromised the investigation with the early release of information including the numbers of casualties, the name of the bomber and suspicions ...

Global Media Men's Track and Field Sends Five to NCAA East Prelims
Author: 0 Men's Track and Field Sends Five to NCAA East Prelims

Senior Jacob Dumford (3:48.75) controlled that seventh spot in the third heat, running the second-fastest time among non-automatic qualifiers and earning a spot in the quarterfinals on Saturday . "This was a great way to end my college career", Sandfort says. "They've been consistent all year, which is what I expect going into this weekend".

Global Media Ariana Grande cancels multiple concerts following Manchester attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande cancels multiple concerts following Manchester attack

Spokeswoman of Greater Manchester Police was quoted by the Independent as saying that "we have made an arrest in Wigan this afternoon in connection with the investigation into the horrific incident at Manchester Arena ". The minister said that as many as 3,800 troops could be deployed to patrol streets across the United Kingdom and guard vital locations, such as Buckingham Palace and the prime minister's residence at Downing Street.

Global Media Talk-Show Hosts Spoof Trump's Israel Visit
Author: 0 Talk-Show Hosts Spoof Trump's Israel Visit

There was no demand from Israel to facilitate the establishment of an independent Palestinian state and no mention of curtailing settlement construction. And he won plaudits from both his Israeli and Palestinian hosts. Trump's foreign tour comes in the shadow of difficulties at home, where he is struggling to contain a scandal after firing James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director almost two weeks ago.

Global Media UK campaigning resumes 4 days after concert attack
Author: 0 UK campaigning resumes 4 days after concert attack

McDonnell, for example, once backed a campaign calling for Mi5 and armed police to be disbanded . Hospitals have been warned to be ready. He said there would be more armed police on the streets and at key places during the weekend, which is a holiday weekend in Britain .

Global Media Melania Trump smacks away the president's hand at an Israeli airport
Author: 0 Melania Trump smacks away the president's hand at an Israeli airport

Donald Trump smooths over his tie and adjusts his coat after the rejection. While many have spent time analyzing what President Trump's trip to Israel meant for foreign relations, others couldn't stop talking about another moment. She saved him from an embarrassing breach of protocol, when he forgot to raise his hand to his heart for the national anthem. Trump and Melania hold hands as they arrive to board Air Force One for travel to Rome from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv.

Global Media Iranian president criticises US after Donald Trump calls for country's isolation
Author: 0 Iranian president criticises US after Donald Trump calls for country's isolation

In related news, The Washington Post quoted Rouhani as saying that Iranians are "waiting for this government to become stable intellectually" and that "hopefully, things will settle down... "Sadly, the Iranian regime to this day does a great disservice to its people by showing no signs that it's willing or capable of moving past the extremist fervor of its 1979 revolutionary ethos".

Global Media UK Authorities: Manchester Bomber May Not Have Acted Alone
Author: 0 UK Authorities: Manchester Bomber May Not Have Acted Alone

Other Manchester connections under investigation, the officials said , include a 50-year-old former Guantanamo Bay detainee, Ronald Fiddler, also known as Jamal al-Harith. "It is absolutely understandable the distress and upset that this caused to these families that are already suffering", he said. Georgina, who was studying Health and Social Care, had posted on social media about how much she was looking forward to seeing Ariana Grande perform.

Global Media Press corps on Trump trip hearing little from the president
Author: 0 Press corps on Trump trip hearing little from the president

TRUMP: The Palestinians are ready to reach for peace. Donald Trump on Tuesday arrived in Rome for a high-profile meeting with Pope Francis in what was his first official trip to Europe since becoming US President . But others were more pessimistic about Trump's prospects for bringing peace - not only politicians but also religious leaders, including the Jerusalem-based representative of the Vatican , which was the next stop on the President's itinerary.

Author: 0 UK Labour chief says he'll end 'war on terror' if he governs

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Theresa May said she and other leaders at G7 summit in Italy agreed Friday that the threat from ISIS "is revolving, rather than disappearing". The Labour leader was also expected to criticise cuts to police numbers in Britain , saying the country could not protect itself "on the cheap".

Global Media Kobach Appointed To Voter Fraud Commission
Author: 0 Kobach Appointed To Voter Fraud Commission

Trump signed an executive order creating the bipartisan Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which would be chaired by Vice President Mike Pence , White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters. Last week, the Brennan Center for Justice said it studied jurisdictions accounting for 23.5 million votes in the 2016 election, and those jurisdictions reported an estimated 30 instances of suspected non-citizens voting .

Author: 0 Ousted South Korean President's Corruption Trial Opens

She arrived at Seoul Central District Court in handcuffs for her first public appearance since she was arrested at the end of March , news agency Yonhap reported. If convicted, Park could be sentenced to life in prison. She, however, denies any wrongdoing and alleges that she is being framed in a political conspiracy.

Global Media Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia investigation
Author: 0 Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia investigation

This news is much more hard to caveat. The exact nature of the FBI's interest in Kushner remains unknown. "Kushner's security clearance should be suspended until the FBI's findings are complete". The discussion of a secret channel adds to a broader pattern of efforts by Trump's closest advisers to obscure their contacts with Russian counterparts.

Global Media Journalist claims GOP congressional candidate 'body slammed' him on eve of election
Author: 0 Journalist claims GOP congressional candidate 'body slammed' him on eve of election

Following Wednesday's assault on a reporter covering the Montana special election, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has launched new ads highlighting the altercation. Jacobs: "Yes and you just broke my glasses". The Independent Record endorsed Gianforte earlier this month, saying he was the "best" of the candidates under consideration "even though we are not 100 percent supportive of his views".

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan watched as protesters were attacked

He wrote that bodyguards with Erdogan on his official state visit to Washington "viciously beat multiple individuals, throwing them to the ground and kicking them in the head". Sen. Patrick Leahy's tweet said "We've got to come back to American values". The violent capstone to Erdogan's visit spoke to the sky-high tensions between the US and Turkey , NATO allies that have increasingly sparred over USA strategy toward defeating IS militants in Syria .

Global Media New sanctions on Venezuela officials upcoming
Author: 0 New sanctions on Venezuela officials upcoming

The executive order issued Thursday marked the second time the US has sanctioned leaders of Venezuela's socialist government since Donald Trump became president this year. A ruling issued in late March that stripped Venezuela's congress of its last powers was later reversed amid a storm of global criticism. In March, Venezuela's foreign minister, Delcy Rodriguez, expressed to his country's chief rabbi, Isaac Cohen, "the desire to establish full relations with the State of Israel" eight ...

Global Media UK PM Theresa May says will raise Manchester attack leaks with Trump
Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May says will raise Manchester attack leaks with Trump

USA media were the first to report 22-year-old British national Salman Abedi was behind the Manchester bomber. Police have given no information about how the detained men may be connected to the bombing. Police said they had arrested a woman after an armed raid at a block of flats in Blackley, north Manchester . They also want to figure out who constructed the bomb that killed 22 people as they were leaving an Ariana Grande concert .

Author: 0 Corbyn has deserted working-class people, says May

He also made a reference to the pictures of Trump holding Theresa May's hand in Washington DC earlier this year, concluding that a Labour government would mean "no more hand-holding with Donald Trump". Labour's programme of reform is significantly more popular among voters than the party's leader Jeremy Corbyn , a new poll suggests. "Across the country today, traditional Labour supporters are increasingly looking at what Jeremy Corbyn believes in and are appalled".

Global Media Trump's son-in-law under FBI scanner in Russian probe
Author: 0 Trump's son-in-law under FBI scanner in Russian probe

They all met with Russian officials at some point, and CNN and the New York Times , respectively, have reported that Sessions and Kushner did not disclose their meetings with Russians on their security-clearance forms. Kushner, who is Jewish, is one of Trump's closest advisers. Former CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S.

Author: 0 United Kingdom furious over USA media Manchester leaks

The attack happened at an Ariana Grande concert on Monday at the Manchester Arena, killing 22 people and injuring more than 60, the BBC reported . The Guardian newspaper in London said that Prime Minister Theresa May will confront U.S. President Donald Trump over the stream of leaks of crucial intelligence when the pair meet Thursday at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit meeting in Brussels.

Global Media Brother of Manchester terrorist Salmen Abedi 'arresed in Lybia' over Isis links
Author: 0 Brother of Manchester terrorist Salmen Abedi 'arresed in Lybia' over Isis links

The two are meeting at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels. Relatives of 22-year-old Salman Abedi , who detonated the device, killing 22 people and injuring dozens, were detained in Libya . But the National Counter Terrorism Policing body said the investigation was being "undermined". A relative told AFP that Abedi had travelled to Manchester from Libya four days before the bombing.

Global Media UP blocks internet after caste clashes
Author: 0 UP blocks internet after caste clashes

The CPI (M) Politburo condemned the attacks on Dalits in Saharanpur and said certain upper caste elements sporting the colours of the Hindu Yuva Vahini had launched the attacks on people returning from a meeting addressed by BSP leader Mayawati .

Author: 0 White House to Appeal Block of Muslim Travel Ban to Supreme Court

The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled 10-3 on May 25 to uphold a lower court's decision that barred the Trump administration from implementing its second attempt at the travel ban. The appeals court decision was written by Chief Judge Roger Gregory, who was appointed by Democratic President Bill Clinton in a recess appointment and re-appointed by Republican President George W.

Author: 0 Iran accuses US of spreading iranophobia

Rather than use the phrase " radical Islamic terrorism ", Trump referred to " Islamist extremism " - a subtle but meaningful distinction that suggests the extremism is more ideological than religious. He said King Salman of Saudi Arabia is also hoping for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, hinting at bringing in a regional power to clinch an agreement that has eluded numerous American presidents in the past.

Author: 0 Manchester attack: Hunt for possible 2nd bomb under way

A Libyan anti-terror task force arrested Hashim Abedi, the news agency reported, adding that he was "aware of all the details of the terrorist attack ". His father, Ramadan, told the Associated Press that Abedi was getting ready to go to Saudi Arabia, and then planned to come back to Libya . "We had to force open doors that wouldn't open because people were trying to get to - the entire capacity of the 20,000-person arena were trying to get out of one exit".

Global Media Philippine troops battle Islamist militants in city
Author: 0 Philippine troops battle Islamist militants in city

Teachers who were trapped in the siege by Muslim militants of Marawi city comfort each other as they wait for their transport back to their hometowns in southern Philippines for the third day Thursday, May 25, 2017. "Attack helicopters fired rockets in a precision attack", Herrera said. "The local groups have transformed". The violence erupted after a failed army raid to capture a top militant leader.

Global Media Trump, May reaffirm plans for US-UK trade deal
Author: 0 Trump, May reaffirm plans for US-UK trade deal

Trump, on the final leg of a nine-day tour of the Middle East and Europe, arrived in Sicily late Thursday after publicly criticising partners in Brussels for what he called their "chronic underpayments" to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance.

Author: 0 Iraqis demand compensation after US probe into Mosul strike

And on the second floor there were families, too. Gen. Matthew Isler told Pentagon reporters that there is no way the munition a USA plane dropped March 17 in the Jadidah neighborhood could have caused the extensive damage that killed 101 people in a house and four in a neighboring house.

Global Media USA admits 105 Iraqi civilians were killed in Mosul air strike
Author: 0 USA admits 105 Iraqi civilians were killed in Mosul air strike

The strike was one of 81 other strikes in Mosul that day, including 12 in the Jadidah neighborhood, and the only one that corresponded to allegations of mass civilian casualties, according to Maj. Late in January, Abadi, who is also the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, declared the liberation of Mosul's eastern side, or the left bank of Tigris, after more than 100 days of fighting against IS militants.

Author: 0 Police nab another Manchester terror attack suspect

May also said that the measure was "a proportionate and sensible response to the threat that our security experts judge we face". The official added that the intelligence sharing agreement between Britain and the United States is built on trust and that leaks jeopardize active investigations.

Global Media Trump touches down in Israel, says 'rare opportunity' for peace
Author: 0 Trump touches down in Israel, says 'rare opportunity' for peace

Mr Trump arrives in Israel today following his visit to Saudi Arabia, and he will hold talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later in the day in Jerusalem . "The annexation of East Jerusalem is illegal as stipulated by all worldwide laws and resolutions", he said, adding that East Jerusalem is an occupied territory.

Global Media Seoul lets NGO contact North Korea to discuss renewed cooperation
Author: 0 Seoul lets NGO contact North Korea to discuss renewed cooperation

On North Korea , the USA has seen a "shift in emphasis" in China's approach to its fellow communist neighbor, Thornton said. Other elements of that effort include the Patriot created to shoot down short-range ballistic missiles and the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, which the USA has installed in South Korea as defense against medium-range North Korean missiles.

Global Media Trump, French president share intense handshake
Author: 0 Trump, French president share intense handshake

Diplomacy can be a white-knuckle ride at times, but French President Emmanuel Macron refused to be shaken when he found himself in an unexpected standoff with United States counterpart Donald Trump Thursday. "Alongside this France that reforms, that transforms, that overhauls we need a Europe that protects", Macron said. Their knuckles then appeared to turn white with their jaws clenching and faces tightening.

Author: 0 Seventh arrest over Manchester Arena bombing made in Nuneaton

The mother of Martyn Hett, who was one of the 22 people killed in Monday's Manchester suicide bombing, says she feels no hate or anger toward the suspected attacker. Among those killed was eight-year-old Saffie-Rose Roussos, the youngest victim to be named so far . A total of eight people are in custody in connection with the attack.

Global Media Gunmen kill at least 26 Coptic Christians in central Egypt
Author: 0 Gunmen kill at least 26 Coptic Christians in central Egypt

There was no immediate response from the government to Friday's attack, but it is likely to heighten security around churches, monasteries, schools and annual pilgrimages to remote Christian sites across the country. Last month, el-Sissi declared a three-month state of emergency following twin suicide bombings that struck two churches north of Cairo on Palm Sunday.

Global Media PM Modi inaugurates India's longest bridge in Assam
Author: 0 PM Modi inaugurates India's longest bridge in Assam

He sought public feedback on the performance of the government . While inaugurating the bridge, the longest in India, the PM Narendra Mpdo said that the bridge will be named after Dr. The road bridge short the travel time by 5 hours and thus Assam and Arunachal Pradesh will get nearer. According to some estimates, the new bridge will help save petrol and diesel to the tune of INR 10 lakh on a daily basis.

Author: 0 Karoubi to vote for Rouhani in Iran's presidential election

It is rare for Iranian officials to publicly discuss political irregularities, particularly before elections. "I should take an important decision to keep the unity of revolutionary forces". "I think a low turnout of the voters will be devastating for President Rouhani since moderate candidates usually have larger chances of winning when the turnout is above 65 percent", the economist Said Lailaz said.

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