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Global Media Donald and Melania Just Held the Hell Out of Each Other's Hands
Author: 0 Donald and Melania Just Held the Hell Out of Each Other's Hands

TEL AVIV Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he hoped a visit to Israel by U.S. President Donald Trump would be a "historic milestone" in achieving regional peace. "I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians", he told Reuters a week before meeting with Abbas at the White House. White House aides have played down expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Trump's stop, casting it as more symbolic than substantive.

Author: 0 Probe: US bomb set off IS-planted devices in Mosul tragedy

Gen. Joe Martin, commanding general of the Combined Joint Task Force: Operation Inherent Resolve anti-Islamic State coalition, said in a statement . An Iraqi commander says allegations that an elite interior ministry unit fighting the Islamic State group in Mosul abused civilian detainees are "incorrect".

Global Media Australia marks 50th anniversary of historic aboriginal referendum
Author: 0 Australia marks 50th anniversary of historic aboriginal referendum

Aboriginal leader Noel Pearson challenged both to back the two proposals, telling Fairfax Media: "I hope that the message will become clear this week to Bill Shorten and Malcolm Turnbull that there is a model here that, if they show the necessary leadership, they can bring the Australian people with them to support".

Global Media Manchester bomber in Germany days before attack
Author: 0 Manchester bomber in Germany days before attack

Abedi's father and younger brother were arrested in Tripoli on Wednesday. Details of the intelligence agencies' knowledge of Abedi came as police hunting the network behind his attack said they had made "significant" arrests and seized "very important" items in raids linked to the investigation.

Global Media Nebraska WR Stanley Morgan Jr. Arrested for Marijuana Possession
Author: 0 Nebraska WR Stanley Morgan Jr. Arrested for Marijuana Possession

A search of the car's backseat revealed marijuana in a plastic bag in a backpack with a tag with Morgan's name on it. Possession of over 20 grams in the state of Florida is a felony, though prosecutors reduced the case to a misdemeanor. A pre-trial hearing is scheduled for June 6, and trial on June 19. The affidavit says Morgan admitted to the officer the marijuana was his, and that he had bought it when he went to Florida to vacation.

Author: 0 Trump emphasizes cooperation during first visit to Israel

His years of dealing with Arab nations as CEO of Exxon should prove invaluable in helping President Trump appreciate that in dealing with foreign leaders, things are not always as they seem. The rhetorical error could have potentially derailed Trump's overall message. WASHINGTON ― Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday praised the lack of protesters during President Donald Trump's weekend visit to Saudi Arabia , calling it evidence of the Saudis' affection for the us ...

Global Media Sessions vows to stop leaks about Manchester attack
Author: 0 Sessions vows to stop leaks about Manchester attack

A third suspect, a local woman, was also arrested Wednesday overnight during an armed raid but was later released without charges. Ramadan Abedi is suspected of having been part of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, a faction supported by al-Qaeda, though he denies the allegation.

Author: 0 Rubio: We're not Going to Pass Health Bill in Senate

He said the proposal, which is now in the hands of the Senate , would eliminate the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which helps promote immunization, smoking cessation and other public health initiatives and makes up 12 percent of the budget of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

Author: 0 President Trump to review USA sanctions on Russian Federation

The president wants to continue to keep sanctions in place ... Abe sought to use a little reverse psychology on the president and tease out a broader commitment: "I would like to congratulate you on your successful visit to the Middle East region as well as your participation in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, and through your visit to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, and through your visit I understand that you have demonstrated robust commitment to ensuring ...

Global Media Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate
Author: 0 Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

The NATO of the future must include a great focus on terrorism and immigration, as well as threats from Russian Federation and on NATO's eastern and southern borders. Trump is also going against the grain on trade with more protectionist stand. President Trump met with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in a meeting that lasted 75 minutes.

Author: 0 Europeans making sales pitch to Trump on climate accord

Other leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and new French President Emmanuel Macron , had hoped to sway the president at his first major global summit. And up for debate, the peril of climate change and the urgency of the US commitment to the Paris accord to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The stalemate on climate change was mirrored by divisions between the United States and the other six G7 countries over trade and migration at the annual summit, described by ...

Author: 0 Macron snubs Trump for Merkel & another arm wrestle follows

At a royal palace visit, Mrs. Trump exchanged views with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's wife, Emine, Mrs. Trump's off-the-shoulder black dress contrasting with her Turkish counterpart's pale blue headscarf. France spent about 1.8% of its GDP on defence in 2016, according to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation figures. "The main thing for the presidents is to get acquainted with each other" and discuss issues including terrorism and the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, a senior ...

Author: 0 US rules out easing sanctions on Russia

Tusk was responding to comments by White House economic adviser Gary Cohn on Thursday that appeared to differ to those from U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has repeatedly said sanctions must remain until Minsk is put in place.

Global Media 'Forgive me,' Manchester bomber told mother before attack
Author: 0 'Forgive me,' Manchester bomber told mother before attack

In other news, The Courier features the story of an attack on a vulnerable woman by a group of teenagers, which was played as part of a case at Dunfermline Sheriff Court. Let's hope she stays away from the Internet. "If we gave up information that has interfered in any way with their investigation because it tipped off people in Britain - perhaps associates of this person that we identified as the bomber - then that's a real problem and they have every right to be furious ".

Author: 0 Lib Dems make opposition to Brexit manifesto priority

The IFS has also questioned whether the policy would be as effective as other schemes, such as breakfast clubs, which the Lib Dems say they will "promote", but not specifically fund. Mr Farron's said that Theresa May offers a "cold, mean-spirited" Britain his visision of an "open, tolerant and united" nation. The latest opinion poll from Panelbase, of more than 1,000 people between 12 and 15 May, put the Liberal Democrats on 7%, below the party's 7.9% share of the vote at the 2015 ...

Global Media Yaya Toure: Strong chance Manchester City will offer midfielder a new contract
Author: 0 Yaya Toure: Strong chance Manchester City will offer midfielder a new contract

Sane burst down the left to deliver a low ball into the middle, met by a Silva mis-hit that bobbled into the net. There was no doubt about City's second in the 36th minute. "One of the most popular players of recent times, Pablo has been a firm crowd favourite with the City supporters who have resonated with his passion, heart and willingness to put his body on the line time and time again".

Author: 0 Manchester Bomber Traveled to Syria With 'Proven' Links to Islamic State

A Manchester police spokesman said the raid was part of the investigation into the Manchester Arena attack. Abedi, a 22-year-old British citizen born to Libyan parents, died in the attack. Britain's official terror threat level has also been raised to "critical", the highest level, late on Tuesday. They were escorted out of the building as police broke through the door to one of the flats shortly after 12.30pm local time.

Global Media Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26
Author: 0 Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26

The Christian travelers were on their way in a small convoy to the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor, about 90 minutes south of Cairo, when they were attacked by between 8 and 10 assailants. Last month, suicide bombings hit churches in the northern cities of Alexandria and Tanta that left at least 46 people killed. During the trip, Francis paid tribute to the victims of the December bombing at Cairo's St.

Global Media Tusk: We must be 'tough, even brutal' on terror
Author: 0 Tusk: We must be 'tough, even brutal' on terror

Mr Trump riled European leaders in Brussels on Thursday, berating them for not spending enough on defence and failing to endorse Nato's commitment to mutual defence at a meeting of the Atlantic alliance. Foreign Affairs CS Amina Mohamed said the invitation to the G7 showed that Kenya had made vast progress in its relationships on the global stage, and the most important leaders wanted to hear Kenya's views on matters affecting the globe.

Author: 0 Coats won't say whether Trump asked him to deny Russian collusion evidence

The firm also represents Ivanka Trump , who required representation as she sorted through stepping away from her beauty and fashion line to take a job as an unpaid advisor to her father in the White House. Trump's conversation with Rogers was documented contemporaneously in an internal memo written by a senior NSA official, according to the officials.

Global Media Sweden drops rape charge against Wikileaks founder
Author: 0 Sweden drops rape charge against Wikileaks founder

In August 2015, Swedish prosecutors dropped their investigation into a separate allegation against Assange of sexual molestation and one of unlawful coercion because a five-year limit for bringing charges expired. But the picture is more complicated than that. Assange, 45, took refuge in the embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over the rape allegation, which he denies.

Author: 0 Hassan Rouhani wins Iran presidential election by a landslide

In 2015, he brought his country to sign a deal with world powers, providing for curbing Iran's nuclear program and lifting economic sanctions on Tehran . "Today, we have come before the high spirit of the late Imam to report him that "As you always predicted , said and believed, people's power and presence everywhere can untie knots", said the President.

Global Media China, ASEAN OK draft code of conduct in S. China Sea
Author: 0 China, ASEAN OK draft code of conduct in S. China Sea

Senior Asean and Chinese officials completed negotiations of the draft framework of the CoC in Guizhou province, China , on Thursday, ahead of the mid-year target. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said China threatened to go to war after he asserted the Southeast Asian nation's sovereignty over disputed territory.

Global Media Trump in the Middle East
Author: 0 Trump in the Middle East

Trying hard for PEACE. Trump radiated optimism towards an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement but left no clear indication of how he plans to bring to it fruition, including no mention of a Palestinian state. Trump. The meeting with Abbas in the West Bank town of Bethlehem came a day after Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Jibril Rajoub, a senior Palestinian official close to Abbas, confirmed Palestinian confidence in Trump, calling him a "serious president" ...

Global Media US, Israel will never allow Iran to have nuclear weapon
Author: 0 US, Israel will never allow Iran to have nuclear weapon

During his visit, discussions will be held on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, regional security issues and reaffirmation the U.S.' commitment to its alliance with Israel. On Monday in Jerusalem , he will pray at the Western Wall and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. President Trump observed that common interests between Israel and Arab states have made new partnerships possible.

Global Media Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack
Author: 0 Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack

She said Abedi had been known to security services before the bombing. Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya as they worked to piece together his allegiances and foil any new potential threats. He said many experts including British intelligence professionals see a connection between wars Britain has supported, such as the one in Libya, and terrorism in Britain.

Global Media Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'
Author: 0 Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

The southern Philippines, particularly the resource-rich but poverty-wracked Mindanao region, has always been a hotbed of activity by the Abu Sayyaf and other fundamentalist groups. At a press briefing, Philippines Armed Forces spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla said there were foreigners who had "long been in the country aiding in the terrorist activities".

Global Media Security Council Condemns Terrorist Attack In Egypt
Author: 0 Security Council Condemns Terrorist Attack In Egypt

The deaths occurred when gunmen opened fire on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery, the Washington Examiner reported. The passengers, which included children, were reportedly en route from the nearby province of Beni Suef to visit the monastery when their bus was sacked upon.

Author: 0 Pressure piles on Trump with Kushner under FBI scrutiny

Then I went online and saw this stunning piece from the Post about Jared Kushner . The White House did not immediately comment on the Post report . James Comey , the former FBI director, knew that a document crucial to the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server was fake and created by Russian intelligence, but it played a large role in how he approached the investigation, CNN reported on Friday .

Global Media Ariana Grande cancel tour dates following Manchester attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande cancel tour dates following Manchester attack

A French minister said Abedi may have been radicalised in Syria . The militia, which is aligned with the Libyan government, said that the younger Abedi was allegedly planning a terror attack in Libya when arrested. ARIANA GRANDE has tweeted about her devastation after her concert was struck by one of Britain's deadliest attacks since the 2005 London bombings.

Global Media Senate Panel Issues Two More Subpoenas To Flynn
Author: 0 Senate Panel Issues Two More Subpoenas To Flynn

Mr Bortnikov twice denied Russia had interfered with the election but said he would carry Mr Brennan's message to Russian President Vladimir Putin . Lankford said Flynn is only "one part of the investigation". The leaders of the US Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday they would subpoena two of Mr Flynn's businesses after he declined to hand over documents in its separate Russian Federation probe.

Global Media USA remains at odds with G7 partners over economic protectionist policies
Author: 0 USA remains at odds with G7 partners over economic protectionist policies

Mnuchin said preliminary discussions have begun with Canada and Mexico to renegotiate NAFTA, a topic that came up for discussion during his one-on-one meeting with Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Asked how pro-active the US delegation had been on the first day of the G7, France's Sapin said they had been "quite discreet in their presence", and he appeared to take a swipe at Trump's frequent use of Twitter .

Author: 0 Why Melania covers her head at some events and not others

The group selected for the monumental meeting between the U.S. president and the pontiff was diverse, including family members ( First Lady Melania , daughter Ivanka , and son-in-law Jared ) and staff (communications advisor Hope Hicks , former bodyguard Keith Schiller , State Department aide Brian Hook , and guardian of Trump's Twitter account Dan Scavino ).

Global Media Republican wins Montana special election despite assault charge
Author: 0 Republican wins Montana special election despite assault charge

House seat in Montana. With 87% of precincts reporting, Gianforte had 181,255 votes - or 50.6% of the vote, compared to Quist who has 156,130 votes, 43.6% of the vote, according to Edison Research. Audio of the altercation soon surfaced and Jacobs' account of the incident was backed up by Fox News reporters who witnessed it. Jacobs told Good Morning America Thursday morning, "I went from being vertical one moment to being horizontal the next".

Author: 0 Duterte: China's Xi threatened war over sea dispute

For the 10 ASEAN member states, meanwhile, the agreement offers a chance to freeze further Chinese advances in the region at a time when the Trump administration has turned its focus away from the region with the abandonment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other developments, Huang said .

Global Media Indian national arrested for illegally entering Pakistan
Author: 0 Indian national arrested for illegally entering Pakistan

Musharraf went on to cite the example of the United States executing two German nationals in 1999 despite an ICJ provisional ruling putting a stay on the death penalty awarded to the two. "There was no operative order on consular access", he said on Saturday. Quaderi said as a prime minister Sharif has "failed totally" while a Pakistan military court has sentenced Jadhav to death in a frivolous case.

Global Media Billionaire Trump Donor Furious With Tillerson Over U.S. Israel Embassy
Author: 0 Billionaire Trump Donor Furious With Tillerson Over U.S. Israel Embassy

He also surrounded himself with a core of advisers with strong ties to the West Bank settlement movement, including his ambassador, David Friedman. His comments drew a quick response from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Trump's visit to Israel will take place close to the deadline for him to decide whether to sign a waiver preventing the relocation of the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem .

Global Media America first? Trump pushes aside Montenegro Prime Minster Markovic during NATO photocall
Author: 0 America first? Trump pushes aside Montenegro Prime Minster Markovic during NATO photocall

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that "of course" the United States supports Article 5 , though Trump still wants other nations to meet their obligation to spend 2 per cent of their gross domestic product on defence. "Intelligence that is shared between law enforcement agencies must remain secure", May said. He said their meeting with Mr Trump was "frankly constructive", adding: "The US can not compare their trade situation to the EU".

Author: 0 Pope Francis gifts Trump his book on climate change

Several news outlets said it indicated Spicer's diminished status as Trump's top communications officer. As a gift, Pope Francis gave Trump a medallion with an olive tree, symbolizing peace, as well as some of his writings on peace and climate change .

Global Media In Trump's private moments, it's small talk
Author: 0 In Trump's private moments, it's small talk

United against terrorism, united against Iran, friends with the Sunni Arab states, friends with Israel , working for peace. Trump's peace negotiator Jason Greenblatt, who has gotten good initial marks from Israelis and Palestinians, would need clear guidance about where and how to push on those core issues to succeed.

Author: 0 G7 summit talks open amid rising global crises

President Donald Trump continued his marathon of meetings with world leaders Friday on the fifth stop of his overseas trip in Taormina , Italy , where he is attending his first Group of Seven (G7) summit. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes his way through the streets of Taromina, Italy during the G7 Summit on Friday, May 26, 2017 . Trump and Gentiloni during the leaders' lunch.

Author: 0 Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

He's retracted his vow to label China a currency manipulator and has lavished praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping. They shared opinions on books, movies and favorite flowers — she said hers include orchids and peonies. Stoltenberg said, "This will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight against terrorism and improve coordination within the Coalition".

Author: 0 Iraqis demand 'justice' after US probe into Mosul strike

Little has changed at the scene of the al-Jadida airstrike that killed more than 100 civilians more than two months ago and ratcheted up pressure on the USA -led coalition to address allegations of mounting civilian casualties in the fight against the Islamic State group.

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