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Author: 0 No surprises: Iran re-elected the President

Rouhani helped implement the Iran nuclear deal , which removed sanctions as long as the country proved it would stop trying to make or buy nuclear weapons. Now, having stoked his supporters' yearning for change, he faces the harder task of satisfying them without bringing a backlash from the conservatives who still control most of the levers of power.

Author: 0 Trump calls first trip overseas 'home run' as challenges await

The embrace of Middle Eastern autocrats and criticism of longtime European allies has drawn strong criticism from foreign policy leaders of both parties, to say nothing of the reception Trump received in the European media. And the summit's host, Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni, said the other six G7 states "won't change our position on climate change one millimetre". Tensions recently escalated between the two countries after the Trump administration imposed new tariffs on softwood lumber ...

Author: 0 APEC ministers advocate free and fair trade

Japan has been eager to implement the high-level rules agreed on by the original 12 TPP member countries, even though Washington withdrew in January as President Donald Trump sought to pursue bilateral trade deals. China, putting itself forward as a global free trade champion in light of the U.S. shift, is pushing an agreement to encompass the vast majority of Asian economies.

Author: 0 North Korea Missile Tests: US Warns Against Supporting Pyongyang

Uruguayan Ambassador Elbio Rosselli, the current council president, said after the meeting that members are united in condemning the latest missile launch as "a serious threat to global peace". North Korea launched Sunday what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the USA mainland within reach.

Author: 0 Report says bill would cut deficit by $119b

WASHINGTON — Candidate Donald Trump promised better and more affordable health care, but as president his first full budget calls for deep cuts to popular insurance programs. The Trump plan would roll back Obama-era increases to a children's health program for lower-income families who don't qualify for Medicaid , take an ax to the Environmental Protection Agency and climate change programs, cut $95 billion from highway trust fund transfers to state highway departments, and curb payments ...

Global Media Golfer Simon Dyson ready for the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth
Author: 0 Golfer Simon Dyson ready for the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

The alternative is to attempt to qualify at the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis early next month, but yesterday he suggested that that was an option he would ignore. European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley could be forgiven for thinking how much easier his job would be if every European starlet showed the same loyalty as potential world No 1 Thomas Pieters .

Author: 0 Charles Krauthammer: Trump must focus on right objectives

TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) - As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader overseas. Words do indeed matter but deeds matter more, and despite his rhetorical evasions, Trump's actions so far speak volumes about his views on two states.

Author: 0 US patrol through South China sea draws protest from Beijing

China says its warships warned the USA ship and it has lodged "stern representations" with the US. In a statement, the US Department of Defense stressed that its Freedom of Navigation Operations programme performs exercises that are "not about any one country, nor are they about making political statements".

Global Media Comey acted on fake intelligence
Author: 0 Comey acted on fake intelligence

Sources told CNN that the document's veracity was irrelevant, as authorities would be unable to disprove it if it were leaked without revealing intelligence sources and methods. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), and a Clinton campaign operative suggesting Lynch would make the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe go away, according to CNN .

Global Media WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning released from prison
Author: 0 WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning released from prison

She served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables and military files to Wikileaks . Manning - known then as Bradley Manning - was sentenced to 35 years in prison on 20 counts , including violations of the Espionage Act.

Global Media House Intelligence Committee to Issue Subpoenas to Flynn
Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee to Issue Subpoenas to Flynn

News reports that Trump asked his national intelligence director and National Security Agency chief to state publicly there was no evidence of collusion have heightened criticism. "I saw information and intelligence that was worthy of investigation by the bureau (FBI) to determine whether or not such cooperation or collusion was taking place", Brennan replied, but declined to elaborate.

Author: 0 The 'Kremlin connection' and how the White House explains it

The new allegations add to the deepening scandal regarding Trump and ties between his campaign and Russian leaders, who have been accused by US intelligence officials of trying to tip the election Trump's ways. Trump has repeatedly denied any coordination between his campaign and Moscow, and has dismissed news coverage of the investigation as " fake news ".

Author: 0 White House shaken as FBI's Russia probe pierces Trump's inner circle

Regarding Kushner , former FBI agent Jim Treacy said Friday: "If there is an investigation on anybody, would other folks around that person be of interest to the FBI as far as being interviewed?" Current and former U.S. "We're not going to comment on Jared, we're just not going to comment", said Gary Cohn, Trump's chief economic adviser, during a press conference in Italy as a G7 summit wound down.

Global Media At least 5 dead, 10 wounded in Jakarta bus terminal bombing Featured
Author: 0 At least 5 dead, 10 wounded in Jakarta bus terminal bombing Featured

A total of 20 people were injured, including five police officers. The attack occurred on May 24 near the densely-populated Kampung Melayu bus terminal in the capital Jakarta . The bus station bombing was the deadliest attack in Indonesia since January previous year, when a suicide blast and gun assault claimed by ISIL left four attackers and four civilians dead in central Jakarta .

Author: 0 Palestinian prisoners in Israel end hunger strike

The PA's Prisoners Committee said that Barghouti discussed the situation of terrorists being held by Israel with Prisons Service representatives for some 20 hours straight. The strike was called to protest against solitary confinement and detention without trial. By the night of May 26, 834 prisoners remained on hunger strike, according to the Tel Aviv newspaper Haaretz , and 18 remained hospitalised .

Author: 0 Trump Eyes White House Overhaul, Outside Lawyers and PR Team

Trump also leaned on two administration officials with military experience to defend Kushner, who has become a significant person of interest in the FBI's investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Moscow in its efforts to sway the presidential election toward Trump.

Author: 0 Trump Arrives in Israel in Search of "the Ultimate Deal"

US President Trump during the two-day Riyadh summit in Saudi Arabia acknowledged that India was a victim of terrorism and also asked countries to ensure that terror groups don't find sanctuaries on their soil. "Drive them out! Drive them out of your places of worship, drive them out of your communities, drive them out of your holy land and drive them out of this earth".

Author: 0 Attack leaks 'deeply troubling', says Trump

He said the relationship between the US and Britain was the most cherished of all American ties and that "leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security". He said, however, that even if US intelligence sources shared vital information with the media, it likely would not affect the strong intelligence sharing relationship between the USA and Britain because it helps both countries.

Author: 0 Six Pakistani terrorists killed as Army thwart another infiltration bid at LoC

A search operation is being carried out presently. He said the resolution of issue will not only end the huge sufferings of the millions of people of Jammu and Kashmir , but also bring peace and stability in South Asia. The two countries have fought three wars - in 1948, 1965 and 1971 - since they were partitioned in 1947, two over Kashmir. Pakistan has urged worldwide community particularly the United Nations, OIC, P-5 and human rights organizations to immediately stop the ruthless ...

Global Media 'What are you feeding him?': Pope takes jibe at Trump
Author: 0 'What are you feeding him?': Pope takes jibe at Trump

Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, had a private audience with Francis at the Vatican in 2014 that lasted 50 minutes. Trump will later meet Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. Mr Trump gave the pope a boxed set of five first-edition books by murdered USA civil rights leader Martin Luther King. MALCOLM BRABANT: Longtime Vatican watcher Riccardo Cristiano says he doubts there was any meeting of minds.

Author: 0 G7 Summit Ends Without U.S. Joining Consensus On Climate Change

Macron said he told Trump it is "indispensable for the reputation of the United States and the interest of the Americans themselves that the United States remain committed" to the Paris climate agreement. And he stood by his call for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders to beef up their defense spending, once again calling it "not fair to the US taxpayer".

Author: 0 Kushner sought secret back channel with Russian Federation

He has no recollection of the calls as described. The Washington Post had a story last night on Jared wanting to establish a back channel with the Russians during the transition that adds detail-he talked to Kislyak about it and allegedly wanted to use Russia diplomatic facilities for the conversations-to what was already known.

Global Media United Kingdom lowers threat level to 'critical'
Author: 0 United Kingdom lowers threat level to 'critical'

British police said on Sunday they had arrested a 14th person in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing, and were searching a property in the south of the city. The terrorism threat level remains at critical and armed officers have been seen patrolling public transport and beaches in some parts of the country.

Global Media Rouhani: Iran's ballistic missile program will continue
Author: 0 Rouhani: Iran's ballistic missile program will continue

The Iranian administration is willing to cooperate in every way when it comes to bringing stability in Middle East stated president Hassan Rouhani on Monday during a telephonic conference with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, a few hours after US President Donald Trump conducted a tour in the region.

Global Media Trump claims defense money is pouring into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation after speech
Author: 0 Trump claims defense money is pouring into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation after speech

Trump has frequently assailed the treaty organization as "unfair" to the USA, arguing that other member states have long failed to uphold their defense spending commitments. It was also notable that Trump refused to publicly reiterate USA commitment to NATO's mutual defence provision, Article 5, which had been invoked just once before: after the terror attack of Sept 11, 2001.

Author: 0 Trump Demands The Spotlight ... Even If It Means Shoving A NATO Leader

He said the Manchester bombing revealed the need for the military alliance to focus on "terrorism and immigration" in addition to threats from Russian Federation. In a written statement, Trump called the alleged leaks "deeply troubling" and said he was asking the Justice Department and other agencies to review the matter.

Author: 0 Philippines steps up bombing of Islamist militants in city

On Friday, Duterte visited troops in Iligan City. Smoke from burning houses is pictured in Marawi City due to fighting between government soldiers and the Maute militant group, in southern Philippines May 27, 2017. The black flags of the Islamic State group were planted atop buildings and flown from commandeered vehicles, including a government ambulance and an armored auto, said Mamintal Alonto Adiong Jr., vice governor of Lanao del Sur province, of which Marawi is the capital.

Global Media British PM May's lead halves to 6 pct points - ORB poll
Author: 0 British PM May's lead halves to 6 pct points - ORB poll

Appearing on ITV's Peston On Sunday, Mr Corbyn said: "I do support work with the police and our security services on intelligence-led actions". Corbyn said: "The bombing campaign was completely wrong because it was taking civilian lives and there had to be a process that dealt with the basis of it in Northern Ireland".

Global Media For US Muslims, Trump's absence of insults raises cynicism
Author: 0 For US Muslims, Trump's absence of insults raises cynicism

U.S. president Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, who is also a member of the official team of his father on the visit to Saudi Arabia along with husband Jared Kushner, met with a group of Saudi women here on Sunday. Trump's welcome in the region was put on display during a series of individual meetings with Arab leaders. The Obama administration had a hard relationship with Sisi, who came to power after leading a military coup in 2013 during which hundreds of demonstrators were killed, and ...

Global Media An American President in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 An American President in Saudi Arabia

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Monday responded to US President Donald Trump's bash on Iran pointing out that the US will never prevent Iran from continuing its ballistic missile program. "The United States continues to waive sanctions as required to continue implementing US sanctions-lifting commitments in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action", the State Department said in a statement, referring to the deal by its formal name.

Author: 0 UK police say "large part of network" behind Manchester attack arrested

Grande suspended her Dangerous Woman world tour and canceled several European shows, including two London shows, after the bombing, which left 22 dead . Abedi died in Monday's blast at an Ariana Grande concert . HollywoodLifers , what did you think of Ariana's message? This new statement follows a tweet Grande sent out hours after the explosion, saying she was "broken".

Author: 0 Trump appears to shove prime minister at NATO summit

From left, President of the European Council Donald Tusk gesticulates as he talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel , French newly elected President Emmanuel Macron , partially hidden, British PM Theresa May, and US President Donal Trump prior to the start of the leaders of the G7 countries summit in the Sicilian citadel of Taormina, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017 .

Author: 0 FA Cup: Arsenal beats Chelsea for third title in four seasons

Desperate Chelsea huffed and puffed, but the extra man played against them as Arsenal held off their London rivals for a third FA Cup trophy in four years and a record seventh for Wenger . "I don't think I can answer that question at the moment", he told reporters at Wembley after Saturday's game. After the match he said: "We had an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards".

Author: 0 GOP House candidate who assaulted reporter wins Montana election

Greg Gianforte , the Republican businessman facing charges for assaulting a reporter and body-slamming him to the ground, won the special election in Montana for an open congressional seat. "Yesterday's events serve as another wake up call to all Montanans and Americans that we must restore civility in politics and governing, and demand more from people who hold the public's trust", Bullock said.

Global Media President Trump Urges NATO Members to Boost Defense Spending
Author: 0 President Trump Urges NATO Members to Boost Defense Spending

The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. 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.

Author: 0 Guns for the Syrian Kurds - Move is Worthwhile - But Not Without Risks

But Washington has pushed back, instead utilizing the group's partners in the fight against Daesh in northern Syria , according to Anadolu Agency. The arms provided the YPG have a very good chance of being used to support the PKK against the government of Turkey unless the United States can find a way to prevent it.

Author: 0 House intel Dem would review Kushner's clearance

The Washington Post reported that according to the US officials briefed on intelligence reports of Russia probe, Kushner and Russian ambassador to Washington Sergei Kislyak discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel.

Author: 0 Britain arrests two more in probe of Manchester bombing network

British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days. 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 Philippine President Jokes With Soldiers About Raping Women
Author: 0 Philippine President Jokes With Soldiers About Raping Women

Islamist militants locked in street-to-street battles with security forces in a southern Philippine city have killed 19 civilians, the military said Sunday, bringing the official death toll from almost a week of fighting to at least 85. "...[F] or this martial law, and the consequences of Martial Law, and the ramifications of Martial Law, I, and I alone, would be responsible", he told the members of the 2 Mechanical Infantry Brigade in Iligan, a day after he cut short his visit to Russian ...

Author: 0 British police in race to find Manchester terror network

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, Britain's top counterterrorism police officer, said authorities have dismantled a "large part" of the network around Abedi, who killed 22 people and wounded dozens by bombing an Ariana Grande concert Monday in Manchester.

Global Media We will learn from United'sperformance, says Ajax coach
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.

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