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Global Media Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies Scheduled in the Area
Author: 0 Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies Scheduled in the Area

While, yes Memorial Day is the unofficial beginning of summer, Officer Larson hopes the short break from school or work will first serve as a reminder to his son the greater, more significant meaning of the holiday. Refreshments will be served at the Negaunee VFW post following the services. Observance to include Post Everlasting ceremony, program with local organizations, flyover, display of more than 600 burial flags.

Global Media DA to lay criminal charges against president Zuma
Author: 0 DA to lay criminal charges against president Zuma

He said they were still taking direction from lawyers about what these charges would be‚ but leader of the party's federal executive James Selfe said they could include corruption and racketeering and potentially even treason. He says he has written to Speaker Baleka Mbete to establish an ad hoc committee. "What happened at the weekend might only encourage this, because it has now become clear that the NEC can not remove Jacob Zuma , so if anything this might make the appetite here ...

Author: 0 North Korea fires short-range missile

South Korean and Japanese officials said the suspected Scud-type short-range missile flew about 450 kilometers (280 miles) on Monday morning before landing in Japan's maritime economic zone, setting off the usual round of condemnation from Washington and the North's neighbors.

Global Media Paris mayor condemns black festival, says it bars whites
Author: 0 Paris mayor condemns black festival, says it bars whites

Hidalgo used her Twitter account to condemn the organization "of this event, "prohibited to white people". Nyansapo Festival is billed as a black feminist event. Defending their event in a statement, they said that no one seemed to have a problem with women-only groups when race was not an issue and commented that they were "saddened to see some anti-racist associations let themselves be manipulated".

Author: 0 Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation

The talks between Kushner and the Russians, if confirmed, raise new questions about the Trump team s relationship with Moscow, which U.S. intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in Trump s favor. "It's both normal in my opinion and acceptable", he told ABC News on Sunday. "I don't see any big issue here relative to Jared", Kelly said. "They may be working you", he said.

Author: 0 Trump will reportedly exit Paris climate deal, making us a rogue nation

After starting his first presidential trip overseas wreathed in smiles, Trump ended it with rebukes, upbraiding America's European partners over military spending, trade and global warming. If that holds, Trump will break with presidential precedent by not holding at least one lengthy question-and-answer session with the press while overseas.

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

Israeli officials were "angry and alarmed", Foreign Policy reported . Raddatz pressed Kelly about whether it would be OK for these back-channel communications to be conducted using Russian diplomatic facilities , as, according to the Washington Post , Kushner sought.

Author: 0 Trump Vows To Work With Saudi Arabia To Isolate Iran

Asserting that unity and consensus is the solution against the terrorism , Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that terrorism is now on the path to eradication, although there is a lot to be done in this respect. Last week , the people of Iran made a decision to continue along the path toward openness. The Republican congress and the Trump Presidency in the United States will not be almost as willing to cut deals with the Iran - already negotiating large arms sales to Iran's main ...

Author: 0 Macron calls for countries' support in fighting extremism

The French election was held amid concern over meddling by Russian Federation following US intelligence officials' conclusion that Putin ordered a hacking and propaganda campaign to interfere in the 2016 USA presidential election. Diplomats said Macron wants to fine-tune policy to ensure countries were also given more help to develop, rather than just focusing on security aspects.

Author: 0 Philippines: 'Foreigners' fighting with Isis-linked militants in Marawi

Militants called in reinforcements and were able to overpower government forces. Most of Marawi's 200,000 inhabitants fled after the gunmen ran amok on Tuesday, seizing and torching buildings, freeing militants from jails and taking a priest and churchgoers hostage at the city's cathedral.

Author: 0 Turkish Passenger tries to break into cockpit of American Airlines, arrested

Although police are still trying to determine a motive for the cause, the man reportedly headed into the first class cabin with a blanket over his head in what flight crew believed was meant to be a breach of the cockpit door. Pacific Command scrambled two F-22 fighter jets to escort the airliner. "Airport police investigated and determined Uskanil had been drinking but did not meet the criteria for drunk in public", the statement said.

Author: 0 Iranian president calls United States relations "a curvy road"

Kerry cautioned lawmakers to "tread carefully" in pushing ahead with new sanctions against Iran in the wake of President Hassan Rouhani's re-election last week to another four-year term. The Gulf Arab state a year ago downgraded ties with Tehran after Saudi Arabia severed ties with Tehran after demonstrators angry at the execution of a Shi'ite Muslim cleric in the kingdom attacked Saudi missions.

Global Media United Kingdom lowers terror threat level to severe
Author: 0 United Kingdom lowers terror threat level to severe

An investigation involving about 1,000 officers has been launched in the aftermath of the attack to stop any further terror threats posed by Abedi's possible network. Murray says: "I'm staying with my positivity for Martyn, and that's what I hold on to". British media said Abedi was born in Manchester and that his Libyan parents had fled the regime of dictator Moamer Kadhafi.

Global Media Rouhani Rallies Supporters in Khorramabad in Final Stretch Before Iran Elections
Author: 0 Rouhani Rallies Supporters in Khorramabad in Final Stretch Before Iran Elections

Tensions between moderate and hardline political factions have escalated in the run-up to Friday's election as top candidates have resorted to unusually caustic criticism of each other, a rarity in Iranian political discourse. Iranians will go to ballot boxes to cast their votes in favour of their favourite candidates. Rouhani, a pragmatist cleric, was elected in 2013 by 51 per cent of votes on promises to ease Iran's worldwide isolation and end the house arrest of opposition leaders.

Global Media Melania Trump praises Saudi Arabia for 'empowerment' of women
Author: 0 Melania Trump praises Saudi Arabia for 'empowerment' of women

The president's first speech overseas provided an opportunity to show his strength and resolve, in contrast to his struggle to contain a mushrooming scandal at home after his firing of former FBI Director James Comey almost two weeks ago. More than 20 people were killed by an apparent suicide bomber. THEN: Trump declared in a March 2016 interview with CNN that, "I think Islam hates us" adding that, "there's a tremendous hatred there".

Author: 0 South Korea military: North Korea fires unidentified projectile

US President Donald Trump has alternated in his public statements between bellicosity and flattery. North Korea has fired what appears to be a ballistic missile early Monday, South Korea's military said, according to Yonhap. The missile was believed to be a Scud-class ballistic missile and flew about 450 km (280 miles), the Joint Chiefs said in a statement. American officials tracked the missile for six minutes, when it landed in the Sea of Japan.

Author: 0 Severe flooding in Sri Lanka: published horrific pictures

The combined efforts of the government and ordinary Sri Lankans who are maximizing various social media platforms are bringing stranded residents to safety and sustaining them through relief operations. Sri Lankan flood victims gather at a relief camp to seek medical help in Colombo . There were no casualties and Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena telephoned Squadron Leader Bhanuka Delgoda , the pilot of the MI-17, to congratulate him for his bravery.

Global Media Public invited to Memorial Day events of remembrance
Author: 0 Public invited to Memorial Day events of remembrance

Also on Monday, U.S. Marines and the Leatherneck Coffee Club will be retiring worn and tattered American Flags by fire in the annual ceremony held on the Whitley County Courthouse Square in Downtown Columbia City. On Memorial Day we should remember those veterans in VA hospitals and living in veterans homes. 10 a.m. Monday, a parade will begin at 10 a.m. on School Street and end at the cemetery.

Author: 0 United Kingdom election: Corbyn closes in on May

The Conservative general election manifesto includes plans for a Commission for Countering Extremism, which the party says will identify extremism, including the "non-violent" kind, and help communities stand up to it. Mr Corbyn said foreign wars are linked to terrorism at home and criticised Mrs May's government for squeezing police budgets. "The narrowing of May's lead suggests her decision to call a snap election and then focus her campaign nearly entirely on her leadership, contrasting ...

Author: 0 Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslides

Sri Lanka's military also issued a statement on Saturday, saying it was doubtful any missing people would be found alive two days after the disastrous monsoon displaced some 27,000 people by the ensuing landslides and flash floods. Police spokesman Priyantha Jayakody said at least five landslides had been reported in Kalutara, the worst-hit district on the west coast. New Delhi sent Indian navy vessel INS Kirch with inflatable boats, medical supplies and doctors.

Global Media Merkel's CDU wins key German state election
Author: 0 Merkel's CDU wins key German state election

The Christian Democratic Union's victory in North Rhine-Westphalia, home to more than a fifth of German voters, is a resounding confirmation for Merkel, 62. Armin Laschet, top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union, celebrates after the state election in the western German state of Northrhine-Westphalia in Duesseldorf, Germany, Sunday, May 14, 2017.

Author: 0 Kushner ties to Russian Federation questioned as Trump blasts media lies

As the White House scrambles to deal with the fallout from the latest revelations about contact between Donald Trump's campaign team and Russian Federation, there is said to be mounting that talk that his favoured advisor, Jared Kushner , may have to take a leave of absence.

Author: 0 Rouhani wins Iran's presidential election

One of the most important elections of the past year pit a socially moderate, internationally minded reformer against a right-wing nationalist promising to restore economic opportunity to the downtrodden and traditional values to a nation in decline.

Author: 0 Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty

Mr Trump has previously pledged to abandon the Paris deal, and expressed doubts about climate change. Merkel called that "extremely problematic, not to say very unsatisfactory". US President Donald Trump stole the show at a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation heads of state yesterday (25 May) when he doubled down on his demands for other members to pay more in an opening speech.

Global Media Kushner crisis greets Trump back
Author: 0 Kushner crisis greets Trump back

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have his security clearance reviewed after the revelation that he allegedly spoke with a Russian ambassador, the House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat has said. The White House did not acknowledge the meeting or Kushner's attendance until March. Trump then criticized the media's use of unnamed sources saying that it was "possible that those sources don't exist".

Author: 0 Xi Threatens War if Philippines Drills South China Sea: Duterte

He said this was in light of China's intention to fast-track consultations on developing the framework of the COC with the parties involved, particularly Asean member nations. As Philippines turns soft in assert her claim on the South China Sea , the ImageSat International (ISI), a satellite operated by an Israel company, reported and interpreted some images, which shows China is establishing their anti-ship missiles in the Yulin Naval Base in the South of Hainan Island in the South ...

Global Media Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye on trial for alleged bribery
Author: 0 Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye on trial for alleged bribery

Within weeks she was arrested, and the latest stop on her journey is Seoul Central District Court, Room 417. Park answered in calm, measured tones when asked for her address and occupation. Park has denied any wrongdoing and pleaded not guilty at the trial. She emerged from a bus in handcuffs, her inmate number 503 attached to her clothing, and was escorted into the courtroom by police.

Author: 0 Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation scolding long overdue

Some Montenegrin news outlets included headlines quoting author J.K. Rowling, who tweeted the video , saying "You tiny, tiny, tiny little man" along with a retweeted video depicting Trump as a small man. IF Europeans thought a more diplomatic president would show up in this most diplomatic of settings, they obviously hadn't paid attention to Trump's first months in office, when American voters found out that at age 70, he is who he is.

Global Media South Korea willing to reopen communications with North amid missile crisis
Author: 0 South Korea willing to reopen communications with North amid missile crisis

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Sunday which hit a target some 780 km away into the East Sea, according to its official media. It quoted North Korea's ambassador to China, Ji Jae Ryong, as telling reporters on Monday that the test firing of intercontinental ballistic missiles would continue "at any time and place, at the will of North Korea's highest leadership".

Global Media MI5 was warned about Manchester bomber Salman Abedi's support of Islamists
Author: 0 MI5 was warned about Manchester bomber Salman Abedi's support of Islamists

With Britain's terrorism threat level at "critical", meaning a new attack may be imminent, police are working around the clock to try to deter another atrocity. The channel said its investigation revealed how Salman grew up on the same housing estates in south Manchester as a group of young men who radicalised each other - with some fighting for the IS in Syria and Iraq.

Global Media Trump braces to defend top aide over new Russia calls
Author: 0 Trump braces to defend top aide over new Russia calls

Though Kushner has appeared "subdued", he does not plan to step aside as Trump's senior adviser or reduce his responsibilities, the New York Times reported , citing unnamed people close to him. But he said on " Fox News Sunday " that "any channel of communications back or otherwise with a country like Russian Federation is a good thing". "So generally speaking, about backchannel communications, what that allows you to do is communicate in a discreet manner".

Global Media Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up
Author: 0 Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

Lawmakers were resolving last-minute issues ahead of Monday's final adjournment - but their focus was already shifting to whether Gov. Greg Abbott would order them back to work if a law, like the one that caused national uproar and costly boycotts when it was approved previous year in North Carolina , doesn't pass in Texas .

Author: 0 Palestinians mark 50th anniversary of the occupation of Jerusalem

A vision that takes care of the whole region is needed. US President Donald Trump (left) welcomes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi to the West Wing of the White House , April 3, 2017. What Trump says matters far less than what Trump does, and despite his insistence on portraying the contours of a possible deal as more open-ended than American foreign policy has previously allowed, Trump's actions on Israeli and Palestinian issues so far only point in the direction of two states.

Author: 0 More arrests in Manchester attack; United Kingdom remains on high alert

Abedi blew himself up at a concert by pop star Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena last week, killing 22 people and leaving 119 injured. The bomb killed 22 concert-goers in the worst terror attack in the U.K.in more than a decade. The developments came hours after the Home Secretary said members of Abedi's circle could still be at large, despite a wave of arrests leading to the country's terror threat level being de-escalated.

Author: 0 North Korea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

A week after it launched a medium-range missile capable of reaching US bases nearby, North Korea fired an "unidentified projectile" early Monday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. But many analysts say Moon won't likely push for any major rapprochement projects because North Korea has gone too far on its nuclear program. The launch was immediately reported to President Moon Jae-in, who has called a meeting of the National Security Council, reported Reuters ...

Global Media Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims before rain resumes
Author: 0 Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims before rain resumes

In the wake of recent floods in Sri Lanka , the Sri Lankan government has asked for flood relief assistance from India . Police said a Sri Lankan Airforce helicopter (SLAF) MI-17 carrying relief aid for flood victims crashed in the southern Galle district, the worst hit of the 14 districts by flash floods and earth slips in the on going monsoonal rains, while carrying out relief operations in the flood-stricken areas.

Author: 0 Further arrest made by police investigating Manchester atrocity

On May 26, Grande broke her silence following the May 22 attack on her concert at the Manchester Arena and released a statement on Twitter, promising to return to the English city to host and perform at a benefit concert to raise funds for the victims.

Author: 0 Trump's Saudi embrace and Iran's disdain upend Obama's vision

In Israel the overall tenor of Trump's trip - which included a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial on Tuesday - and the warmth exhibited between the president and Netanyahu contrasted sharply with the Israeli prime minister's tense relationship with Obama .

Author: 0 North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile — S.Korea Military

In all, six sets of sanctions have been imposed on North Korea since it first tested an atomic device in 2006. It landed in the sea within Japan's exclusive economic zone, according to the Japanese government. U.S. President Donald Trump has alternated in his public statements between bellicosity and flattery. Despite Trump's strident warnings, Secretary of Defense James Mattis said in an interview which aired Sunday before the launch that a war with North Korea would be "catastrophic".

Author: 0 Macron Explains Tense Handshake With Trump, Calls It 'Moment Of Truth'

Mr Macron told the Journal du Dimanche newspaper his approach to the encounter had been about getting respect. According to the Associated Press , "both men's jaws seemed to clench" during the gesture. A summit of the leaders of the world's wealthiest democracies has ended without a unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S.is going to remain in the Paris climate deal.

Global Media Donald Trump Calls White House Kushner Leaks 'Fake News'
Author: 0 Donald Trump Calls White House Kushner Leaks 'Fake News'

Trump had avoided publishing any controversial tweets during his 9-day foreign visit. He returned to Twitter early Sunday to denounce the media. The Washington Post said Kushner's secret communications proposal was made December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by U.S.

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

The harsh tone had a toll, as Trump was left largely on his own after the speech as leaders mingled and laughed with each other, leaving the United States president to stand silently on a stage ahead of a group photo . Even if Donald Trump hasn't done a lot of public speaking during his big trip overseas, the body language of the president and those around him has spoken volumes.

Author: 0 Worry about Saudi Arabia carrying out another 9/11: Iran to Donald Trump

Also still to be seen: How the world - including Trump, the United Nations, and newly elected South Korean president - responds to North Korea , which this weekend launched a medium-range ballistic missile. Bruce Riedel, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in the Center for Middle East Policy, noted that Saudi Arabia is a "police state" among the "most repressive" of free speech in the Middle East.

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