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Global Media Manchester bombing: 'Forgive me' - attacker's final call to mum
Author: 0 Manchester bombing: 'Forgive me' - attacker's final call to mum

This is completely unacceptable", the source said . In the statement , the force says that the 20-year-old engineering student had been planning to launch an attack of his own in Tripoli and that after his arrest Tuesday night, Hashim confessed to ties with the Islamic State and knowledge of his brother's alleged plans for the Manchester attack .

Author: 0 Intelligence shared with USA must remain secure, May to tell Trump

The newspaper's report carried detailed information about the device and how it appears the young Manchester man might have carried out the attack, including preliminary findings by the British authorities that the small detonator switch was found in the bomber's left hand.

Global Media Trump expresses commitment to peace in West Asia
Author: 0 Trump expresses commitment to peace in West Asia

Trump ". The speech was lauded as a foreign policy success for Trump , but that's largely because the bar was so low. He tried to contrast his approach with that of former President Barack Obama , despite substantially strengthened security ties under the Obama administration.

Author: 0 Philippines steps up raid on Islamic militants in Marawi

The fighting started when security forces launched a raid that failed to capture Isnilon Hapilon, one of Asia's most-wanted militants. "Those who are in the mission activity and the church activity, they're just continuing on as if nothing is happening because this is not widespread; this is localized and contained".

Global Media United Kingdom reduces terror threat level from critical to severe
Author: 0 United Kingdom reduces terror threat level from critical to severe

The deployment of army personnel for extra security as part of strict measures introduced in the aftermath of Monday's bomb attack in Manchester will continue until the end of bank holiday on Monday. GMP said officers made the latest arrests as they executed a warrant at an address in Cheetham Hill, north of the city centre. One of the searches was at an apartment in a Manchester high-rise that British media say was rented by Abedi in the months before the attack.

Global Media Chinese Ministry says Chinese exports have little impact on United States steel industry
Author: 0 Chinese Ministry says Chinese exports have little impact on United States steel industry

China is willing to work with the United States to realize balanced development of trade and investment, a research report by the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday. Moreover, China has been vigorously promoting trade and economic cooperation between Chinese and US cities, and has been actively building exhibition platforms to expand imports from the United States.

Global Media Iran slams US arms deal with Saudi 'dangerous terrorists'
Author: 0 Iran slams US arms deal with Saudi 'dangerous terrorists'

Iranian media also reported similar big gains for reformists in other major cities, signaling a groundswell of support for slowly changing governance in the Islamic Republic. "I hope it can settle so that we can have a better judgement about those in Washington", said Rouhani. France has said it backs Trump's call to strengthen the monitoring of the deal, but that it is committed to implementing it, including the lifting of sanctions.

Author: 0 Trump condemns 'evil losers' for Manchester attack

He also visited the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, believed to be where Jesus was buried and resurrected. United against terrorism, united against Iran, friends with the Sunni Arab states, friends with Israel , working for peace. And he won plaudits from both his Israeli and Palestinian hosts. It's important to remember that American presidents up to and including Jimmy Carter refused to speak to the PLO.

Global Media Iran's Hassan Rouhani leads initial count in presidential election
Author: 0 Iran's Hassan Rouhani leads initial count in presidential election

Rouhani said that Iranians are "waiting for this government to become stable intellectually" and that "hopefully, things will settle down.so we could pass more accurate judgments". That's when Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shiite cleric and protesters in Iran attacked two of the kingdom's diplomatic posts. All candidates for elected office must be vetted, a process that excludes anyone calling for radical change, along with most reformists.

Author: 0 Trade division tensions rise as Trump meets G7 leaders

At the close of the day's talks, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said six of the G-7 nations - Italy , Britain, France , Germany , Canada and Japan - confirmed "our commitment and our determination" to the Paris Agreement establishing goals for reducing greenhouse gases.

Global Media Kogi Governor Bello In Double Voter Registration Scandal
Author: 0 Kogi Governor Bello In Double Voter Registration Scandal

He said, "This executive recklessness and impunity is what we are reacting to". He stated: "We wish to make it clear that the present APC-led government in Kogi was foisted on the people of the state". We will abide by what Melaye has just said. According to Sumner Sambo , a TVC correspondent, the Kogi APC chieftains disclosed this on Friday at a press briefing in Abuja where they commended the INEC for detecting the fraudulent registration by Governor Bello and canceling the action.

Global Media Sunshine and showers: United Kingdom set for warm and wet bank holiday weekend
Author: 0 Sunshine and showers: United Kingdom set for warm and wet bank holiday weekend

The Met Office long-range forecast suggests we will see hotter-than-normal temperatures during June and July. "But there are some changes on the horizon". There could be frequent lightning, heavy rain, the risk of hail as well within those showers. "This will be followed by cooler conditions on Sunday and Monday, although still with some fine weather in places".

Global Media Deadlock At G7 As Trump Says US Undecided On Climate Change Commitment
Author: 0 Deadlock At G7 As Trump Says US Undecided On Climate Change Commitment

White House economic advisor Gary Cohn said that trade would be a "big topic" overall after Trump rode to power on an " America First " platform of protectionism. G7 leaders were expected to issue a separate statement on terrorism on Friday, before issuing their formal communique on Saturday. Environmental activists have staged protests on a beach and at sea near the Sicilian hilltop town of Taormina , where leaders of the world's seven wealthiest democracies were meeting.

Author: 0 G7 leaders reach impasse on climate, urge cyber crackdown

With President Donald Trump still reviewing the U.S. position, Washington is resisting intense pressure to commit to remaining within the framework of the 2015 global accord on curbing carbon emissions. "It won't be an easy discussion", Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said . Participants of the G7 summit watch an Italian flying squadron. She said the same thing goes for free trade.

Author: 0 World leaders lobby Trump on climate change at G7

The G-7 includes the U.S., Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, spearheaded the signing of a letter sent to President Trump on Thursday urging the commander-in-chief to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement signed in 2015 under former President Barack Obama .

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight

Comey has already said under oath that Attorney General Lynch's "tarmac meeting" with former President Bill Clinton was one of the reasons he felt the Department of Justice couldn't be trusted. The idea that federal law enforcement would knowingly represent that intelligence to Congress as plausible - and then abandon the Justice Department's chain of command on the basis of that false information - is shocking.

Global Media Kushner, Russians considered secret communication link
Author: 0 Kushner, Russians considered secret communication link

The Post report, citing anonymous USA officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications, said Kislyak told his superiors that Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for their discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor.

Author: 0 Pro-Palestinian Protesters Clash with Police at Jerusalem Old City Gate

He didn't talk about a two-state solution. United States President Donald Trump said yesterday that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were prepared to "reach for peace", even as he cautioned that a deal will not be easily achieved.

Global Media Chaffetz Will Resign, Raising Doubts About Trump Probe
Author: 0 Chaffetz Will Resign, Raising Doubts About Trump Probe

Politico reported Chaffetz said he was exploring opportunities outside Congress last month. It also occurs on the same day that Chaffetz appeared on NBC's "Today" and, when asked if President Donald Trump should have hired former national security adviser Michael Flynn, conceded that he "probably shouldn't have".

Author: 0 Backed Obamacare repeal bill disliked by 2 to 1 in poll

As a mother and also a daughter, each year I try to think of something unique that will celebrate my deserving mother and friend. The bill states: "Nothing in this Act shall be construed as permitting health insurance issuers to limit access to health coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions ".

Global Media British authorities warn of 'damage' to investigation from leaks
Author: 0 British authorities warn of 'damage' to investigation from leaks

But Andy Burnham , Labour's Greater Manchester's metro mayor, also speaking on Question Time, said a debate was needed about police numbers. She told BBC Radio 4's Today program yesterday that "the British police have been very clear that they want to control the flow of information in order to protect operational integrity".

Author: 0 Donald Trump Clashes With World Leaders at G7 Summit

Speaking ahead of the summit, White House economic adviser Gary Cohn sought to clarify the president's position. Trump, who dismissed man-made global warming a "hoax" during his election campaign, is not expected to decide at the summit whether he will stick with the Paris deal, negotiated under his predecessor Barack Obama.

Author: 0 US Intel Chief: Collusion unclear but Russia, Trump contact alarming

Warner said one subpoena had been served and other was in the process of being served. Vice Chair Mark Warner (D-VA) additionally said the committee would subpoena Flynn's businesses, some of which he said engaged in unauthorized, unregistered lobbying on behalf of a foreign power.

Global Media Three teenagers arrested in kidnapping and killing of 6-year-old boy
Author: 0 Three teenagers arrested in kidnapping and killing of 6-year-old boy

Within a short time , two men in a two-door Honda Civic pulled up and the passenger jumped in Archie's vehicle with the child inside. Suspect Dwan Diondro Wakefield was a quarterback at his high school in Madison County, Mississippi , until he was dismissed from the team previous year for an undisclosed reason.

Global Media Korea fires warning shots at object flown from N. Korea
Author: 0 Korea fires warning shots at object flown from N. Korea

In this Monday, May 22, 2017, photo distributed by the North Korean government, a solid-fuel "Pukguksong-2" missile lifts off during its launch test at an undisclosed location in North Korea . The military did not indicate whether the object had been shot down, or had gone back over the border, one of the most heavily-fortified locations in the world.

Global Media Egypt forces hit jihadist camp after attack on Copts - Sissi
Author: 0 Egypt forces hit jihadist camp after attack on Copts - Sissi

In February 2015, Egypt carried out air strikes against the Islamic State group in Libya after a graphic video was released showing the beheading there of 21 Christians, nearly all Egyptian Copts. State television quoted a health ministry official as saying a "large number" of the victims were children who were on an organized trip. State television reported that the attack killed 28 people, citing the health minister.

Global Media American arms deal with Saudis is under fire in Israel
Author: 0 American arms deal with Saudis is under fire in Israel

In his speech yesterday, Mr Trump seemed to acknowledge the complexities of the matter. "As the president noted, a deal can be reached with determination and compromise, and it will rest upon a foundation of security for Israelis - which requires that Palestinian incitement be seriously addressed - and dignity and self-determination for Palestinians", the IPF said .

Global Media Merkel's conservatives score decisive win in key state vote
Author: 0 Merkel's conservatives score decisive win in key state vote

Instead, Mrs Merkel's Christian Democratic Union won 33% of the vote in the election for the state legislature, with the Social Democrats trailing on 31.2%. The election for the state legislature in North Rhine-Westphalia is an important test for Merkel's center-left challenger, Martin Schulz, whose party's poll ratings surged after he was nominated in January but have since sagged.

Author: 0 Iran Foreign Minister Disparages Trump Speech, Arms Deal

President Donald Trump who is visiting the region. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged Dollars $100 million to a women's business fund supported by Ivanka Trump , daughter of the president who Monday wound up a visit to Riyadh .

Author: 0 Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State group

Special forces commandoes were deployed to drive out the remaining 20 to 30 Maute group rebels holed-up in Marawi but encountered heavy resistance yesterday. Mindanao is home to a sizable Muslim population, in contrast to the remainder of the country, which is overwhelmingly Catholic. Asked to comment on the declaration of martial law , Susan Thornton, for instance, acting assistant secretary of state for East Asia affairs, told journalists in Beijing on Friday that she, "Wouldn't want ...

Author: 0 UK politics resume after attack; Corbyn links terror to wars

Foreign Secretary Mr Johnson said it was "absolutely extraordinary and inexplicable in this week of all weeks that there should be any attempt to justify or to legitimate the actions of terrorists in this way". Theresa May accused Mr Corbyn of making excuses for terrorism in a way which showed he was "not up to the job" of being prime minister . But the latest poll by the YouGov organisation, taken after Monday's bombing in Manchester , showed her lead is just a quarter of what some ...

Author: 0 Manchester City and Manchester United donate to bomb victims

The Premier League rivals have joined forces to help the fund raise over £3m since it was launched and have said they will continue to "explore opportunities to support the city at this testing time". "The money raised will contribute to those affected by this bad attack getting the help that they need today, tomorrow and into the future". "It is our belief that our donations will help in mitigating the challenges that are being faced by the people that are affected by the crisis and our ...

Global Media Raid on army camp kills 15 Afghan soldiers
Author: 0 Raid on army camp kills 15 Afghan soldiers

On Tuesday, defence officials said militants attacked an Afghan government army base in Kandahar , killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding nine. The Taliban said it had carried out the attack, AFP news agency reports. The US and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies are considering sending thousands more troops to back up the Afghan military as it battles the insurgency.

Author: 0 Macron snubs May on post-Brexit trade deal talks

That was round 1. During the three months that Donald Trump has been president, the NY businessman has shaken his fair share of hands - and has refused to shake few others . "Macron plays the Trump handshake game well". When Macron does get around to greeting Trump, Trump goes for the grab-and-pull. As President Trump met French President Emmanuel Macron for the first time, welcoming him to lunch Thursday at the residence here of the US ambassador to Belgium, the two men shook ...

Global Media Ramadan to start from Sunday
Author: 0 Ramadan to start from Sunday

The crescent moon was not sighted on Thursday and so fasting will start Saturday. In a series of tweets, Khalid Al-Zaaq, a Saudi astronomer and member of the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences, also added that this year, Ramadan will begin and end on a Saturday, making it a 29-day month.

Author: 0 Telecom sector disappointed with GST rates

On Friday, the second day of the meeting, the Council chose to tax services under four slabs of 5 per cent, 12 per cent, 18 per cent and 28 per cent. He further mentioned that GST rates are likely to be nearly neutral for the commercial vehicle and two-wheeler and would marginally increase for Three Wheelers as it didn't attract additional NCCD earlier.

Author: 0 Trump succeeding where Obama failed on Middle East

U.S. President Donald Trump (L) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem , on May 22, 2017. Israel and the Palestinians have not held direct talks for more than three years and Trump acknowledged it was "one of the toughest deals of all".

Author: 0 Top Palestinian Authority Official Denies Reports of Trump-Led Regional Peace Initiative

The Israeli Ambassador to the United States couldn't contain himself after President Donald Trump implied Israel is not located in the Middle East , putting his head in his hands in disbelief at the statement . The measures included extending the operating hours of the Allenby Bridge border crossing between the West Bank and Jordan , expanding a West Bank industrial zone and allowing Palestinian construction in areas of the West Bank under full Israeli control.

Global Media US plans test of defense system to shoot down an ICBM
Author: 0 US plans test of defense system to shoot down an ICBM

The ground-based system has not had the best record, with only nine of 17 attempts successful since 1999. Though it succeeded in the last test in 2014, it failed during the three prior attempts. Some outside the administration have been less sanguine about China's willingness to work with the USA on North Korea , while Beijing officials say their influence with Pyongyang has been exaggerated.

Author: 0 Foreigners among militants fighting Philippine army in Mindanao - solicitor

He also heads an alliance that includes at least 10 smaller militant groups, including the Maute, which have a heavy presence in Marawi and were instrumental in fighting off government forces in this week's battles. An initial rampage by gunmen, who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, through the mainly Muslim city of Marawi on Tuesday prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to impose martial law across the southern third of the Philippines .

Global Media Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags
Author: 0 Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) - Foreign fighters are among the militants linked to the Islamic State group who are battling government troops in the southern Philippines, an official said Friday. Some resident remain in relatively safe neighbours but others are trapped close to the fighters from the Maute group and other militants from the area.

Global Media Tillerson will talk to Iran's foreign minister 'at the right time'
Author: 0 Tillerson will talk to Iran's foreign minister 'at the right time'

The Trump administration in February sanctioned more than two dozen people and companies in retaliation for a ballistic missile test, warning it had put the Islamic Republic "on notice". Rouhani, who fronted Tehran's deal with six major powers in 2015 to curb Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions, said the US administration lacked knowledge about the Middle East.

Global Media Jared Kushner Sought Back Channel With Russians... Say Russians
Author: 0 Jared Kushner Sought Back Channel With Russians... Say Russians

Jared Kushner , President Donald Trump's son-in-law and one of the senior advisers in the Trump administration, was seeking a private communications channel with the Kremlin, according to a new report in The Washington Post . The article comes one day after the Post reported that Kushner is under investigation as part of the FBI's probe into whether Trump's campaign team actively colluded with Russian officials to try to sway the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.

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