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Author: 0 We will learn from United'sperformance, says Ajax coach

Mourinho has received criticism over the quality of United's football and sixth-place finish in the Premier League , but he finishes his maiden season with three trophies and a place in next season's Champions League . United's players flew to Sweden in somber mood and with heavy hearts following the tragedy at an Ariana Grande concert on Monday, and were determined to produce a display that served as a tribute to the victims and their families.

Global Media Transfer C.J. Bryce joining his former coach at N.C
Author: 0 Transfer C.J. Bryce joining his former coach at N.C

Many speculated that Bryce had chosen SC yesterday when a picture surfaced, then was deleted with Bryce in a Gamecocks uniform. The 6-foot-5 Charlotte native had a productive sophomore year for a Seahawks squad that reached its second-straight NCAA tournament last season, averaging 17.4 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.

Author: 0 Kushner asked Russian ambassador for backchannel on Syria and other policy matters

In the days after the meeting with Mr. Kislyak, Mr. Kushner had a separate meeting with Sergey N. Gorkov, a Russian banker with close ties to Russia's president, Vladimir V. The Russian envoy, Sergey Kislyak , ambassador to the United States, told his superiors that he was "taken aback" by Kushner's suggestion, the newspaper said.

Author: 0 Thousands of runners take to streets of Manchester in defiance of terrorists

Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from "critical" to "severe", as authorities said major progress has been made in unravelling the plot behind the Manchester bombing. Armed police were on the streets outside London's Wembley Stadium, and security guards conducted extra bag checks, as 90,000 fans arrived for the FA Cup soccer final between Chelsea and Arsenal, one of the biggest sporting events of the year.

Global Media Trump Pushes Montenegro's Prime Minister at NATO Summit
Author: 0 Trump Pushes Montenegro's Prime Minister at NATO Summit

The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. Mr. Trump scolded America's allies for "not paying their fair share" and later appeared to shove aside the Prime Minister of Montenegro .

Author: 0 Did Trump just shove aside a premier?

Unlike every American president before him, Mr Trump did not pledge to uphold Article Five, Nato's commitment to mutual defence in the event of an attack on a member. May began her day in Sicily with a meeting with the new French president, Emmanuel Macron, at the San Domenico Palace hotel, a former monastery. When the leaders lined up to pose for the traditional photograph at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters, Mr Trump appeared to push aside Montenegrin Prime Minister ...

Global Media Trump Likely Helped Gianforte's Special Election Win
Author: 0 Trump Likely Helped Gianforte's Special Election Win

The technology entrepreneur unsuccessfully ran for governor a year ago, and many political insiders in Montana expect him to make a second bid in 2020, when the current governor leaves office due to term limits. Gianforte is now an issue for Republicans after he was caught on audio recording body-slamming reporter Ben Jacobs during a confrontation. "But Montanans spoke very clearly".

Global Media Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports
Author: 0 Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russian Federation, saying the security clearance of President Donald Trump's son-in-law may need to be revoked.

Author: 0 In Philippines, Duterte exhorts troops fighting Islamic militants

In a report submitted to the Senate and the House of Representatives, Duterte said the Maute group's attempted siege of Marawi City was part of its "long-standing goal" to take over the region. "There is no doubt that lawless armed groups are attempting to deprive the President of his power, authority, and prerogatives within Marawi City as a precedent to spreading their control over the entire Mindanao , in an attempt to undermine his control over executive departments, bureaus and ...

Global Media Charles Krauthammer: That elusive Middle East peace
Author: 0 Charles Krauthammer: That elusive Middle East peace

Just two days after President Donald Trump concluded his historic visit to the Jewish state , his special representative for worldwide negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, is expected to arrive in Israel Thursday in an effort to restart the diplomatic process between Israel and the Palestinians.

Author: 0 WRIGHT: Trump succeeding where Obama failed on Middle East

This was music to the ears of Benjamin Netanyahu , Prime Minister of Israel, who has always been saying that his country is building connections with some Arab states and who strongly believes that any deal would need a regional element, to talk seriously about peace .

Author: 0 Kushner sought secret back channel with Russia

Following Trump's return to Washington Saturday night from a nine-day foreign trip that provided a bit of a respite from the controversy back home, the White House plans to far more aggressively combat the cascading revelations about contacts between Trump associates, including Jared Kushner , the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit

Trump also had a brief meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. United States officials said the information originated from Israel. Ivanka Trump , the president's daughter and senior adviser, was more direct during an entrepreneurship roundtable with Saudi women Sunday morning, telling the participants that in every country, "women and girls continue to face unique systematic, institutional, cultural barriers, which hinder us from fully engaging in and achieving true ...

Global Media Angela Merkel says Europe 'must take fate into its own hands'
Author: 0 Angela Merkel says Europe 'must take fate into its own hands'

Merkel on Saturday labeled the result of the "six against one" discussion "very hard, not to say very unsatisfactory". However, Axios reported that Trump had already made his decision. He also warned of more attacks similar to the Manchester bombing unless the alliance did more to stop militants. Polls show the chancellor, in power since 2005, on course to be re-elected for a fourth term.

Global Media Trump pledges to 'get to the bottom' of leaks
Author: 0 Trump pledges to 'get to the bottom' of leaks

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham later confirmed the report, telling CNN that , "we quite frankly can't risk it anymore". The blast killed 22 people , including children and injured some 64 others, some of whom were still receiving critical care in hospital.

Global Media Charles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshow
Author: 0 Charles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshow

But nothing is simple: the USA military is working alongside Iranian-trained militias in Iraq to defeat ISIL in the city of Mosul. Trump slams Iran , culpabizing it with instability in the Middle East, accusing it of "funding, arming and equipping terrorists and militia that are sowing destruction and chaos in the region"; of destabilizing Syria where "Assad, supported by Iran, has committed crimes for which there are no words".

Global Media In Riyadh speech, Trump says India has 'suffered repeated barbaric attacks'
Author: 0 In Riyadh speech, Trump says India has 'suffered repeated barbaric attacks'

His administration famously refrained from mentioning the murder of Jews in a Holocaust commemoration statement in January, and his spokesman compared Adolf Hitler favorably to Syrian President Bashar Assad last month. The complex is billed as Saudi Arabia's headquarters for countering extremists' messaging, with more than 200 data analysts working to monitor and analyse their online activity in real time.

Global Media CCTV shows bomber on night of attack
Author: 0 CCTV shows bomber on night of attack

Ariana Grande has announced that she will return to Manchester for a gig to benefit the families of those lost and injured in a suicide bombing at her concert this week. It comes as police described the eight arrests made since the bombing as "significant", and items seized in raids as "very important". Another attacker , Khalid Masood, who rammed a vehicle into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge and then stabbed a police officer to death in March, was also in the pool.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande Promises 'Incredibly Brave City Of Manchester' A Benefit Concert

Britain on Saturday lowered the terror threat level which was hiked after this week's carnage in Manchester as police released CCTV footage of bomber Salman Abedi on the night of the attack . But Wallace told the BBC the timing of Corbyn's remarks was "appalling" and that terrorists should not be allowed to think anything justifies their actions.

Global Media Pakistan summons Afghan envoy over diplomat's
Author: 0 Pakistan summons Afghan envoy over diplomat's "detention"

The already distressed relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan turned bitter on Thursday after Afghanistan's spy agency National Directorate of Security (NDS) allegedly "detained and tortured" two Pakistani embassy staffers. The statement also reportedly stated how such incidents undermine the "constructive engagement" which both Afghanistan and Pakistan are trying to come up with in a bid to strengthen the ties between them.

Global Media Trump finds it's six against one on climate change
Author: 0 Trump finds it's six against one on climate change

The delay provided opportunity for G-7 leaders and Pope Francis to press Trump to honor the U.S.'s environmental commitments. President Donald Trump has allegedly informed his confidants that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change , as it threatens with the closure of factories and plants all over the country in the upcoming years, Sputnik reported .

Author: 0 Trump stuns NATO leaders and reverts to scolding message of his campaign

Despite focusing on trade policy for two years, Trump apparently did not realize that Germany, as an European Union member, does not make individual trade deals with the United States. US President Donald Trump on Saturday said that money has already started pouring in as many NATO countries have started stepping up their contributions to the organisation.

Global Media White House officials refuse to comment on Jared Kushner's Russian Federation ties
Author: 0 White House officials refuse to comment on Jared Kushner's Russian Federation ties

Speaking generally, national security adviser HR McMaster said "we have back channel communications with a number of countries..." The president has come under enormous scrutiny at home for his recent firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , who was investigating the Trump campaign for its alleged ties to the Russian government and its suspected involvement in influencing the 2016 presidential election.

Author: 0 Death toll in clashes in the Philippines climbs to 95

The violence prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law on Tuesday across the southern third of the Philippines to quell what he said was a fast-growing threat of "militants" linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS ) group.

Global Media The Elders Welcome Iran Election Result As Spur For Peace And Tolerance
Author: 0 The Elders Welcome Iran Election Result As Spur For Peace And Tolerance

In Tehran and across Iran, there were jubilant scenes as thousands of Rouhani supporters took to the streets, singing and dancing. Rouhani won another four-year term Friday in a vote that many saw as a referendum on his push for global outreach that led to the nuclear deal, as well as a vote of confidence that his government will be able to help the country's sputtering economy.

Author: 0 Pope says Egyptian Copts killed by IS were 'martyrs'

Egypt's military said in a statement it had "conducted several intensive day and night-time strikes" that successfully destroyed many targets, including training camps responsible for the Minya attack. The Islamic State group affiliate in Egypt releases a video vowing to step up attacks against the Christian minority, describing them as their "favorite prey".

Author: 0 Sri Lanka mudslides leave 100 dead, India sends relief

He said mounds of earth and rocks crashed down in such a way that people were unlikely to survive, and that most of the affected places were still inundated. The Minister said steps have been taken to maintain the health services in the affected areas amidst the disturbances and the Public Health Inspectors have been given instructions to prevent a possible epidemic situation, the Minister said.

Author: 0 Philippines' leader warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State

The president of the Philippines says martial law will remain in place until the military confirms the country is safe. The official also expressed concern that the jihadist ideology is spreading among Filipino Muslim youth. The Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) confirmed that among of those who were killed include 31 Maute terrorists, 11 soldiers, and two police officers.

Author: 0 US official mulling greatly expanding airplane laptop ban

When asked whether it is true that he has hinted the laptop ban could expand to USA soil, Kelly said that those characterizations of his thinking are accurate. In March, Britain took similar measures targeting a smaller list of countries: Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. About 50 flights a day, all on foreign airlines, are affected.

Author: 0 Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea: FA Cup Final - Five Things We Learned

Alexis Sanchez gave Arsenal the lead in the fourth minute but Diego Costa equalised for Chelsea in the 76th minute. Well, he's your man. Making another one of those late runs into the box Ramsey, like in 2014, was found by Giroud to win the cup for us.

Global Media Manchester Bomber's Network Still At Large
Author: 0 Manchester Bomber's Network Still At Large

There are 12 locations police are continuing to search and police activity will continue throughout the weekend, according to Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in London Friday that the U.S. accepts responsibility for the leaks. British police working on the case have resumed intelligence-sharing with US counterparts after a brief halt because of anger over leaks to USA media thought by Britain to be coming from USA officials.

Global Media Trump Reportedly Tells 'Confidants' US Will Leave Paris Climate Deal
Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Tells 'Confidants' US Will Leave Paris Climate Deal

A person familiar with the negotiations at the Group of Seven summit said that six members of the G-7 would stick with their endorsement of the Paris deal, and await a decision from the U.S. Cohn describes the conversation among the leaders was "very robust" and said there was a "lot of give and take". US President Donald Trump arrives for a working session with outreach countries and global organisations at the G7 Summit, in Taormina, Italy May 27, 2017 .

Author: 0 UK authorities 'furious' at US leaks of Manchester bombing probe

If the Manchester bombing was a frightful tragedy for Britain, it was a political boon, however unwanted, for Prime Minister Theresa May. When it became public, Trump, who had cheered leaks from the campaign trail but had come to view them differently as a target after election, argued that as the president, he can decide what is classified and what is not.

Global Media Roanoke officer frees young bear stuck in vehicle, honking horn
Author: 0 Roanoke officer frees young bear stuck in vehicle, honking horn

The officer was able to open the back door and the little guy eventually found his way out and ran off into the woods. He says bears are more afraid of people than the other way around. A helpful officer opened the back door to let the rambunctious bear out of the vehicle, where he promptly scurried off into the woods. The Virginia Museum of Transportation also had a close encounter with a 3-year-old bear that required the involvement of police.

Author: 0 Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria policy

Advisers to President Donald Trump have been put on the defensive by reports that adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner had proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team. And it's fair to say that USA investigators would have been very intrigued to see then-candidate Trump's son-in-law, one of his closest advisers, meeting with Russians.

Global Media UK police hunt Manchester bomber's network, angered by US leaks
Author: 0 UK police hunt Manchester bomber's network, angered by US leaks

President Donald Trump on Thursday described United States intelligence leaks over the Manchester bombing as "deeply troubling" and threatened to prosecute those responsible. British police, who said the leaks amount to a breach of trust, have suspended sharing information about the incident with the U.S., according to British media.

Author: 0 G-7 says N. Korea poses threat of 'grave nature'

The leader supervised another test of an anti-air guided weapon system in April a year ago and the latest seems aimed at verifying improvements made to its surface-to-air missile system. The leaders also insisted that Pyongyang "must immediately and fully comply with all relevant UN Security Council Resolutions and abandon all nuclear and ballistic missile programs in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner".

Global Media Eyewitness to Jakarta bombings tells of terror
Author: 0 Eyewitness to Jakarta bombings tells of terror

Deputy of National Police Chief Commissioner General Syafruddin said the suicide bombing , occurred near a bus stop in the Kampung Melayu area of Jakarta , killed two and injured four policemen. Police said they believed there was a link between the attackers and the Islamic State (IS) group, without giving further details. "Police have taken their relatives for questioning and DNA tests, " said Col Makhfudiharto.

Global Media G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but US hedges on Paris Agreement
Author: 0 G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but US hedges on Paris Agreement

Barack Obama signed the USA up in September 2016, and members of the G7 are keen for the United States to continue to back it, not least because the country is the second largest emitter of greenhouse gasses after China. Bush ultimately reneged on the Kyoto Protocol agreed to by President Bill Clinton in 1997. Alden Meyer, the director of strategy and policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists, an advocacy group in Washington , said the discord over climate change was unusual for G-7 ...

Global Media Prime Minister Trudeau attends NATO Leaders' Meeting
Author: 0 Prime Minister Trudeau attends NATO Leaders' Meeting

Hurrell was arrested without incident on Wednesday around 5:30 p.m. after an RCMP traffic stop near Borden. While there was no direct contact between Hurrell and Trudeau, "we can not speculate whether or not someone may or may not act on alleged threats made", RCMP said in a statement.

Global Media Trump reveals US' plans to exit Paris climate deal to 'confidants'
Author: 0 Trump reveals US' plans to exit Paris climate deal to 'confidants'

Graham's comments came a day after Trump declined to pledge his support for the 195-country Paris deal at a meeting of the Group of 7 in Italy, making him the only G7 leader not to support the agreement outright. "We know that the levels that were agreed to by the prior administration would be highly crippling to the U.S. economic growth, " Trump's economic advisor Gary Cohn told RFI.

Author: 0 Palestinian Prisoners End Hunger Strike

Palestinian Fatah Party Recruitment Commissioner Jamal Muheisen declared that over 1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails have ended the 40-day hunger strike after a deal with the Israeli Prisons Authority. More than 1600 prisoners participated in the hunger strike at the beginning of the strike. The committee hailed the agreement as a "victory for the Palestinian people and the prisoners in their epic defense of freedom and dignity".

Author: 0 Trump calls first trip abroad a 'home run'

President Donald Trump is back in the Washington area after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe. The highlight of Trump's trip was the signing of a $110 billion weapon sales deal with Saudi Arabia, prompting intense criticism from global rights groups and some USA lawmakers over the regime's appalling human rights record and its ongoing military aggression against neighboring Yemen, which has killed and wounded thousands and destroyed the impoverished nation's major infrastructure.

Author: 0 Kushner sought secret communications with Russian Federation

White House aides have also talked about having a rotating cast of staff brief the media, a group that could include officials such as national security adviser H.R. News reports said the White House, reeling from the explosive developments in the long-running Russian Federation saga, is creating a new rapid-fire communications unit to respond to the controversy, led by Kushner, senior presidential adviser Steve Bannon and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.

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