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Author: 0 Celebs and Musicians Mourn the Death of Rock Legend Gregg Allman

However, a short while after, it was announced on the musician's official website that he had cancelled all his tour dates in 2017, according to a Billboard report . Cher requested a divorce just nine days after their Las Vegas wedding, although she dismissed the suit a month later. In high school, he and Duane played club gigs as "The Allman Joys", before heading to Los Angeles to record two unsuccessful psychedelic albums in 1967 and 1968 as part of a group called Hour Glass .

Global Media Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal: Axios
Author: 0 Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal: Axios

Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, came under concerted pressure from the other leaders to honor the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions. Earlier this week he called Germany "very bad" on trade because of its USA surplus. This choice should not be hard: uphold the Paris Agreement to take climate action, grow the economy, and protect USA communities or break our commitments to turn his back on economic success, American leadership, and the future of every ...

Global Media UK police say searching house in Wigan in connection with Manchester attack
Author: 0 UK police say searching house in Wigan in connection with Manchester attack

The president criticised the leaks and vowed to investigate. Islamic State did claim responsibility for the attack several hours after the bombing which killed 22 and injured 64. Mr Bin Salem said of the final phone call: "He was giving farewell". While Mr Abedi said his son had seemed "normal" when he spoke to him five days before the atrocity, Jamal Zubia, a member of the large Libyan community in Manchester , told the Times the parents were so concerned about their son's apparent ...

Author: 0 Ramadan: Sultan urges Muslims to look out for new moon on Friday

If the moon is sighted on Thursday evening, Ramadan fasting will start on Friday, May 26. Laylat al-Qadr, or Night of Power, is thought to be the actual day when the Qur'an was given to the prophet and usually falls within the last 10 days of Ramadan .

Author: 0 British police say searching house in Wigan in connection with Manchester attack

One British official told The Associated Press that police in Manchester have stopped sharing information about their bombing investigation with the USA until they get a guarantee that there will be no more leaks to the media. Seven people have been arrested in the United Kingdom in relation to the Manchester Arena attack following claims the jihadi worked as part of a network.

Global Media Trump Boasted of Firing 'Nut Job' James Comey to Russian Ambassador
Author: 0 Trump Boasted of Firing 'Nut Job' James Comey to Russian Ambassador

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer did not dispute the Times account of Trump's conversation with the Russian officials. The New York Times said the document, which was based on notes taken from inside the Oval Office and has been circulated as the official account of the meeting, was read to the newspaper by a U.S.

Global Media Separatists call for bandh after protests in Valley over
Author: 0 Separatists call for bandh after protests in Valley over

Wani was killed on July 8 past year. The two Hizbul terrorists were gunned down in an encounter in Saimoh Village. Another terrorist of the Hizbul Mujahideen , Faizan Muzaffar Bhatt, was also killed in the encounter. One of the seriously injured persons has been referred to a Srinagar hospital for specialised treatment, doctors at the district hospital said. One civilian was killed and at least 30 people were injured in violent clashes between protesters and security forces in the ...

Author: 0 Trump pushes aside Montenegro PM, who calls it 'natural'

Donald Trump backs the view that Brexit is an "incident not a trend", European Council President Donald Tusk has said. "It's simply a harmless situation". "We have heard President Trump before being very blunt on the message of fair burden sharing", Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said after the meeting.

Global Media Homer Simpson 'Inducted' Into Baseball Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Homer Simpson 'Inducted' Into Baseball Hall of Fame

It references three episodes specifically: the 1992 classic " Homer at the Bat ", 1990's "Dancin' Homer" and 2001's "Hungry, Hungry Homer". "I get asked as much about being on The Simpsons as I do about baseball", Sax told ESPN . "Right fielder led Springfield nuclear plant to city championship game, then sacrificed his body to win it all", reads the plaque image, which the Hall of Fame shared on Instagram.

Author: 0 Two Malaysian militants killed in Mindanao battle

Kuala Lumpur: Police will tighten security at the nation's borders, especially in waters adjacent to the Philippines following the declaration of martial law by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in the Mindanao region. The military announced yesterday, the start of the Holy month of Ramadan, that it would intensify the bombing campaign. Troops were pressing their assaults on the militants Sunday, he said.

Global Media Venezuela Announces Regional Elections for December 10
Author: 0 Venezuela Announces Regional Elections for December 10

According to Lucena, Venezuelan National Electoral Council (CNE) has made a decision to hold the National Constituent Assembly elections in late July, while regional elections are scheduled to take place in December. Last week, President Donald Trump called the Venezuelan situation " a disgrace to humanity " and the U.S. has placed sanctions on the country since Maduro expanded his executive authority following opposition victories in 2015 congressional elections.

Author: 0 Trump's Saudi Summit Was 'a Show Without Any Value' - Rouhani

Rouhani said . He also lambasted Trump's address in Riyadh , saying it was a " ceremonial [event] that had no political value and will bear no results ". Already fragile diplomatic and trade ties between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shi'ite-dominated Iran were severed a year ago after Saudi Arabia executed a Shi'ite cleric and as a result, protesters ransacked the Saudi embassy in Iran.

Author: 0 Iran election: Jahangiri quits, backs Rouhani

It's not a given that most Qalibaf supporters will automatically switch to Raisi on May 19, said Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi, research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London . Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference near the United Nations General Assembly in NY, U.S., September 22, 2016. During the previous presidential election in June 2013, Hassan Rouhani garnered 50.7 percent of a total of over 36 million votes.

Author: 0 Chaffetz resigns at career pinnacle after years in spotlight

His announcement came after he said last month he would not seek re-election in 2018 and was considering leaving his post before his current term ends. The following day Utah's Lieutenant Governor, Spencer Cox, convened a press conference to announce the timeline details of the Congressional District 2's special election.

Author: 0 U.S. leaks over Manchester test 'special relationship'

Manchester-born Salman Abedi launched the attack on young fans attending a concert by USA pop star Ariana Grande in the latest atrocity claimed by the Islamic State group in Europe. The attack injured 116 people , of whom 75 were admitted to hospital and 23 remain in a very serious condition, health authorities said. The New York Times published on Wednesday what appeared to be police photographs showing fragments from the bomb and a backpack used to hide it.

Author: 0 Narendra Modi inaugurates Dhola Sadiya Bridge in Assam

This includes several key projects in border regions in northeastern states that his government says are needed to strengthen Indian defenses. On the completion of three years of rule at the Centre, Modi-government started the celebration of Modi-fest on Friday 26 May, with PM Narendra Modi inaugurating India's longest bridge in Assam .

Global Media Suspect arrested in Wigan in connection with Manchester terror attack
Author: 0 Suspect arrested in Wigan in connection with Manchester terror attack

Hashim, 18, allegedly claimed his older brother learnt to build bombs from the internet, hoping to "seek victory for the Islamic State", Mr Bin Salem added. But leaks from the investigation were creating a diplomatic mess. In White House statement, he said: "The alleged leaks coming out of government agencies are deeply troubling".

Global Media Kushner back channel with Russian Federation involved Syria policy, reports and source say
Author: 0 Kushner back channel with Russian Federation involved Syria policy, reports and source say

The FBI is looking at meetings that Kushner fielded with Kislyak and Russian banking executive Sergey Gorkov in December as part of the law enforcement investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. Mr Flynn was sacked in February after misleading the White House about his contact with Mr Kislyak. Trump will return to Washington to face a cascade of other worries related to the Russian Federation probe in the coming days, including expected testimony by ...

Global Media Jared Kushner proposed secret back channel with Kremlin
Author: 0 Jared Kushner proposed secret back channel with Kremlin

Kislyak allegedly told his higher-ups that Kushner floated the proposal for back-channel communications during a conversation between the two and former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn at Trump Tower on December 1 or December 2. Kushner is a polished 36-year-old property developer married to Trump's daughter Ivanka. "It should be clear to everyone Russian Federation brazenly interfered in our 2016 presidential election process and that they undertook these activities despite our strong ...

Global Media Kushner proposed secret link with Russian Federation
Author: 0 Kushner proposed secret link with Russian Federation

The report comes days after Kushner was put under scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for allegedly holding meetings with Russian Ambassador to the US, Sergei Kislyak in the first week of December, a month after Trump's election victory.

Author: 0 Trump's budget plan hits poor people hard

The budget does feature a handful of domestic initiatives, including a six-week paid parental leave program championed by Trump's daughter, Ivanka, that would be designed and financed by the states through cuts to unemployment insurance. "If you look at the methodology, they assume that folks who were on Medicaid , which is free, will choose to get off Medicaid when the mandate goes away".

Author: 0 USA accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies

It wasn't the first time foreign reports speak about Saydnaya. Jones also called on the governments of Iran and Russian Federation, both of whom support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, to use their influence to stop the alleged atrocities .

Author: 0 Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for benefit concert

Hett, who was 29 years old, was believed to have been at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena with a friend. Police made two arrests on Friday, one in Moss Side and one in Rusholme. Grande, whose fan base is dominated by girls and young women, said she had seen a "beautiful, diverse, pure, happy crowd". More than 1,000 armed police are on standby as major spectacles, including the FA Cup Final at Wembley and the Premiership Rugby Final at Twickenham, are expected to draw tens of ...

Global Media U.S. airstrike hits pro-Assad forces in Syria
Author: 0 U.S. airstrike hits pro-Assad forces in Syria

The officials say the strike near Tanf hit a tank and a bulldozer and forces there, but it was not clear if they were Syrian army troops or other pro-government allies. It said troops launched a counteroffensive under the cover of airstrikes. The region around Tanf, where the borders of Jordan, Syria and Iraq meet, has been considered a de-conflicted zone, under an agreement between the US and Russian Federation that went into effect earlier this month.

Global Media Kushner proposed back channel with Russia involving policy toward Syria, source says
Author: 0 Kushner proposed back channel with Russia involving policy toward Syria, source says

Kushner, according to the report, sought the discussions in December to explore the incoming administration's options with Russian Federation as it developing its Syria policy. While much remained fluid Saturday, the beefed-up operation could include the return of some of Trump's more combative campaign aides, including former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who was sacked almost a year ago, and former deputy campaign manager David Bossie, who made his name in politics by investigating ...

Global Media Trump's New Middle East Strategy May Be Based on Shaky Assumptions
Author: 0 Trump's New Middle East Strategy May Be Based on Shaky Assumptions

This is of massive importance to the Israelis, and devastating blow against the Obama doctrine, which will best be remembered by highly controversial Iranian Nuclear Deal, a move what was despised by Israel's leadership. "The president was very forceful in his encouragement to both of them to be serious about approaching these discussions in the future and recognize they have to compromise; everyone has to compromise", Tillerson said.

Global Media Pennsylvania Senate OKs internet play for casinos, lottery
Author: 0 Pennsylvania Senate OKs internet play for casinos, lottery

The bill passed quickly through legislation on Tuesday, passing the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee by a margin of 11-3 and clearing the Senate Appropriations Committee with a vote of 24-2. There would be no money in it for them. Online poker is declining in New Jersey, while the house-banked games are growing rapidly with year-over-year growth of 30 percent.

Author: 0 Trump in 'tough' Nato, EU talks

Critics of President Trump say that, given his inexperience and propensity for outlandish speech and behavior, he is being graded " on a massive curve " on his first foreign trip. Fellow NATO leaders occasionally exchanged looks among one another during the president's lecture, which occurred at an event commemorating the fall of the Berlin Wall and the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the U.S.

Global Media United Kingdom reduces threat level from critical to severe: PM Theresa May
Author: 0 United Kingdom reduces threat level from critical to severe: PM Theresa May

A threat level of severe means an attack is highly likely. Operation Temperer, which has seen armed soldiers support police on the streets, will be gradually stood down after the bank holiday weekend. "There will be more arrests". British officers do not usually carry guns, CNN reported. The evacuation was described by Greater Manchester Police as a precautionary measure to "ensure everyone's safety".

Author: 0 Senate panel seeks documents from Trump campaign

Two congressional committees and the FBI have launched investigations looking into, among other things, whether anyone in Mr Trump's team was aware of the Russian intervention. Kushner is under investigation as part of the FBI probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. CBS News reported that Trump is expected to consider plans for a shakeup of his communications operation upon his return.

Global Media Israelis rally for Palestinian state, end of occupation
Author: 0 Israelis rally for Palestinian state, end of occupation

Trump's words and actions have shown a complete lack of consistency. In my visit to Saudi Arabia , I met with many leaders of the Arab and Muslim world. For some Israeli officials and Mideast experts , Trump's visit brought hope of making historic gains towards an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord in the context of a broader regional framework.

Global Media Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert
Author: 0 Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert

Meanwhile, British Transport Police says armed officers will patrol some United Kingdom trains for the first time because of the increased threat of extremist attacks. But she added defiantly: "We will not quit or operate in fear". "We won't let this divide us". "I don't want to go the rest of the year without being able to see and hold and uplift my fans", she wrote, "the same way they continue to uplift me".

Author: 0 Philippine forces hunt top IS-linked militant

At least 41 militants were killed and 13 military as of Saturday, according to the army. The Abu Sayyaf, based on the most southern islands of Mindanao , has kidnapped hundreds of Filipinos and foreigners since the early 1990s to extract ransoms.

Author: 0 Texas House approves budget

Straus says he's anxious if the bill passes, Texas would lose economic drivers, including sports events from coming to the Lone Star State. The full Texas House and Senate must weigh in on the budget before it can go to Gov. If successfully passed, Texas would become the first state with a "bathroom bill" outside North Carolina. "They want us to stay here and get the job done", Patrick said.

Author: 0 Zuckerberg Asks Harvard Grads to Fight Isolationism, Nationalism

Zuckerber started Facebook in his dorm room in 2004 which started off as a closed networking site for Harvard students but was now a global communications force with almost two billion members. "When you don't have the freedom to take your idea and turn it into a historic enterprise we all lose", said Zuckerberg , who was also named an honorary doctor of laws.

Author: 0 Trump team brush off Kushner 'secret Russian Federation line' questions

Who leaked the information to the Washington Post's Ellen Nakashima that Kushner made this request of Kislyak, back in December of 2016? President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner , is under FBI scrutiny as part of the Russian Federation investigation, according to United States media.

Global Media Election Campaign Resumes After Manchester Attack
Author: 0 Election Campaign Resumes After Manchester Attack

But 51 percent said that May would make a better PM, compared to 30 percent for Corbyn. "We've seen it in America in the Twin Towers attack, we've seen it in Sweden and Belgium who haven't take the same foreign policies decisions as us". Corbyn said Britain should be "brave enough to admit the war on terror is not working" and said tackling its causes should include prison reform. 'There can be no excuse for what happened in Manchester .

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