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Author: 0 Philippine military chief says at least 4 foreign extremists killed

Army Colonel Alex Aduca said Iligan city, where Marawi's some 200,000 residents have evacuated, is also on lockdown on Monday over fears that militants from Marawi city might also sneak in. Government troops on board their Armored Personnel Carrier, pass a convoy of displaced residents to continue their offensive against Muslim militants, in Marawi, southern Philippines Monday, May 29, 2017.

Author: 0 Macron takes tough line on 'propaganda' in meeting with Putin

But when the two men finally did emerge to speak with members of the media, Macron and Putin expressed optimism that their two countries could work together on the daunting list of issues. Leading up to the election, Putin had expressly backed Macron's opponent, Marine Le Pen, leader of the staunchly anti-immigrant National Front. He is looking to "underline his new status as one of the leaders of a united Europe", Tatyana Stanovaya, a France-based analyst with the Center for Political ...

Author: 0 Senate laying groundwork for own health care replacement bill

That's essentially what happened in North Carolina on Thursday, where Blue Cross Blue Shield said it was requesting a 22.9-percent rate hike on its Obamacare plans next year. Those in poor health left in comprehensive plans could face premiums that keep rising until they become unaffordable, because there would be fewer healthy people in those plans to share the cost.

Global Media Germany detains Syrian teen allegedly planning Berlin attack
Author: 0 Germany detains Syrian teen allegedly planning Berlin attack

However, Brandenburg police said they had not yet found evidence that the suspect, who was arrested in the Uckermark region north-east of Berlin, was planning an attack. Germany's Bild newspaper said that the suspect had entered the country in 2015 and registered as an asylum seeker. Berlin is still recovering from a terrorist attack in December 2016, as a truck was deliberately driven into a Christmas market killing 12 people and injuring several others.

Author: 0 UK's Liberal Democrats promise new Brexit vote if elected

The student, studying British politics and legislative studies at Hull University, booked himself into a local hairdresser after he made a decision to go ahead. The manifesto , out Wednesday, also pledged to "unilaterally guarantee the rights of European Union nationals in the U.K." and to "overhaul" the process by which European Union nationals can attain British citizenship.

Author: 0 Parachutist Dies in Crash at New Jersey Fleet Week

The man who died, whose name was not immediately released, was a member of the Leap Frogs, the United States Navy parachute team that travels across the country giving demonstrations, reports The New York Times. The parachutists completed the demonstration safely, touching down in the Liberty State Park. The Navy Region Mid-Atlantic commander, Rear Adm. Jack Scorby, asked for prayers "for the Navy SEAL community".

Author: 0 G7 deadlocks on climate after USA declines to confirm Paris deal

President Trump has told multiple people, including EPA head Scott Pruitt, that he intends to pull the us out of the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change , according to a new Axios report based on information from three anonymous sources with direct knowledge of the conversations.

Global Media Senate Intel Committee Requests All Trump Campaign Communications — WashPost
Author: 0 Senate Intel Committee Requests All Trump Campaign Communications — WashPost

Brennan is discussing the extent of Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and possible ties to the campaign of President Donald Trump . In response, the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday sent a letter narrowing its request for documents. Among the possibilities, the senators acknowledged, was to hold Flynn in contempt of Congress, a criminal charge, if he continued down the path of refusing compliance.

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Author: 0 Germany's Merkel is a "deeply convinced Atlanticist" -spokesman

Merkel said Sunday at a campaign event in Bavaria that "the times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, as I have experienced in the past few days". Berlin fears the British government still has unrealistic expectations about Brexit. "Europe is the answer, and stronger cooperation between the European countries at all levels is the answer to Donald Trump", Schulz said on ARD public television.

Global Media TPP Nations Agree To Continue Without US
Author: 0 TPP Nations Agree To Continue Without US

But US trade representative Robert Lighthizer said that this was not an option, adding that the country would prefer to seek bilateral trade deals with jurisdictions in the region. Sources close to the discussions said the so-called TPP-11 nations - the 11 left after the United States withdrew - were planning a statement of commitment to the pact.

Author: 0 UK PM May says no delaying June 19 start to Brexit talks

There were 239,700 tweets sent about Mr Corbyn - compared with 107,800 for the Prime Minister - over the 90-minute period, during which the pair were questioned by a studio audience and Jeremy Paxman . Plaid Cymru criticised the lack of mentions of Wales, and the Green Party said Mrs May had "avoided the question" on her "unfair" social care reforms.

Global Media MI5 to review its handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber
Author: 0 MI5 to review its handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber

Abedi had been examined by security service case officers in the past, but by last Monday was one of a pool of 20,000 one-time Islamist jihadi suspects. In all, 14 men are now being questioned in connection with the investigation into the attack. In Manchester, police raided the home of another Libyan family in the Whalley Range area of south Manchester this morning, with searches of the property continuing.

Author: 0 Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, France's Macron says

He added that "failed states in the region are a threat to our democracies, and we have seen each time they have enabled terrorist groups to advance". Speaking after talks Monday with French President Emmanuel Macron , Putin said Moscow didn't try to influence the French vote. Later Monday, Putin is to visit the center near the Seine River that includes the Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Author: 0 Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Although Noriega apologised for the abuses of his regime in a 2015 interview with Panama's Telemetro television network, saying he wanted to "close the cycle" of the military era, he was never rehabilitated in the public eye. December 20, 1989: U.S. forces invade Panama to oust Noriega, accusing him of drug trafficking. Using that information, Noriega manipulated both his Panamanian and American bosses to further his own interests.

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Author: 0 "Convinced Atlanticist" Merkel being honest with U.S., spokesman says

Since this was Trump's first official visit to the European Union, the German government held out hope of winning him over - or at least getting him to care about the issues that matter most to Europeans. While announcing the visit on Facebook, PM Modi said India and Germany will "chart a roadmap" with focus on trade and investment, security and counter-terrorism, technology, skill development, infrastructure, railways, civil aviation and clean energy.

Author: 0 Popular vote numbers reveal wider margin of victory for Andrew Scheer

Liberal legislator Adam Vaughan, who observed the leadership campaign, said Scheer was "a radical extreme social conservative" whom voters would shun. Scheer singled him out during his speech, a show of solidarity the caucus acknowledged with a standing ovation for the second-place finisher. Scheer has vowed to eliminate the shortfall in two years, without giving many details.

Author: 0 Over 100 civilians killed in Mosul blast in March - U.S

With that said , the US public should arguably take more interest in what's being done in its name overseas and question whether it's really helping to keep Americans safe. In reality, USA forces and Iraqi troops failed to observe the mass of people enter the building even though the Iraqis on the ground could observe the building for three days before the strike, according to the summary.

Global Media Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert After Manchester Tragedy
Author: 0 Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert After Manchester Tragedy

British authorities are focusing also on the worldwide connections of the Manchester suicide bomber , who was born in Britain to Libyan parents after they fled to Britain in 1980 to escape the regime of Col. Trump has yet to fully respond to the news regarding British intelligence. It was a rare public show of dissatisfaction with Britain's closest security ally.

Global Media Trump's policies weakened the West: German minister
Author: 0 Trump's policies weakened the West: German minister

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to blame for the way she has allowed US President Donald Trump to treat her, suggests her rival in the upcoming election. However, while the Christian Democrats were beneficiaries of a short-lived "Trump bump" after the 2016 US presidential election, Merkel also may have found ways to use Germans' animosity toward Trump to her advantage.

Author: 0 Manchester bombing probe police hunt for suitcase carried by Salman Abedi

Police activity also centred around a tip beside the M66 motorway, between Bury and Heywood and officers stood on guard at the entrance to the Viridor site and also at a public footpath around it. "We continue to track the final movements of Salman Abedi and are particularly interested in his whereabouts between 18 and 22 May 2017", Greater Manchester Police Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson said in a statement .

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Author: 0 "It was not innocent" | Macron speaks on long handshake with Trump

According to Macron, the tense exchange ahead of Thursday's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit was " a moment of truth " between the two political leaders. Trump hasn't done a lot of public speaking during his big trip overseas. Or from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , who was caught in a long, rigorous handshake.

Global Media NBC's Bill Neely Trump Trip Notebook: So Long, Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 NBC's Bill Neely Trump Trip Notebook: So Long, Saudi Arabia

Trump's speech-and, again, his entire performance-struck me as (if I may employ an archaic word that is probably forbidden on most college campuses) manly. "We are not here to lecture; we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship", Trump said, speaking in an ornate room in the Saudi capital.

Author: 0 City clash fuels fear of IS foothold in southern Philippines

The clashes started after security forces tried to capture Isnilon Hapilon, an Islamist militant leader who is the subject of a $5m Federal Bureau of Investigation reward and endorsed by Isis , which seeks to to establish a presence outside the Middle East.

Author: 0 Sri Lankan soldiers recover more bodies from mudslides

The expressway from Colombo to Matara, 100 miles south of the capital, was flooded in several areas. Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake said, adding that he expected two ships full of relief supplies from India to help meet the need. Bangladeshi authorities ordered all fishing crews to return to shore and advised people living in the southeastern area of Cox's Bazar to move to higher ground.

Author: 0 Putin: energy agreements of high importance for Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia

Vladimir Putin and Prince Mohammed, the Saudi Arabia's defence minister, will meeе in Moscow today. Prince Mohammed's trip to Moscow comes just over a week after Saudi Arabia hosted USA president Donald Trump in Riyadh. "We have a lot of common grounds. We are moving forward quickly and in a positive way", he added. Average Russian crude oil production for the first quarter of the year was around 11.2 million barrels per day, 130,000 barrels per day lower than the fourth quarter, but ...

Global Media Andretti rules Indy _ and other takeaways from the 500
Author: 0 Andretti rules Indy _ and other takeaways from the 500

SCARY WRECK: Scott Dixon escaped serious injury when his auto catapulted over Jay Howard's vehicle early in the race. It was Sato's first victory in the Indy 500 and his second career IndyCar win. Sato beat Castroneves by 0.2011 seconds, setting a final time of 3:13:03.3584. "I was very surprised to be honest because I thought it was going to be very similar to what happened in 2014".

Global Media Fake Media prevent Americans from hearing real story: Donald Trump
Author: 0 Fake Media prevent Americans from hearing real story: Donald Trump

The conversation between Mr. Kushner and the Ambassador, Sergey I. Kislyak, took place during a meeting at Trump Tower that Trump's presidential transition team did not acknowledge at the time . "With the appointment of (former Federal Bureau of Investigation director) Mr.(Robert) Mueller, we've now hit that stage of a scandal", McCain said on on "Fox News Sunday.

Author: 0 Trump's summit with Arab leaders a show: Iran

Addressing his first press conference after being re-elected as Iran's president, Rouhani said that Tehran has always favoured good ties with the regional and worldwide countries. "We hope Europe does not fall into the trap of countries that promote their wrong interpretations of the region", Rouhani said. A White House official said the deal will help increase Saudi Arabia's defense capabilities, bolstering equipment and services in the face of extremist terrorist groups and Iran.

Global Media United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal
Author: 0 United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

And I think going forward, we need to make sure in the Brexit negotiations there is no return to any kind of hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic". Mrs May replied: "I think you have to". As Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn go into their leaders' debate tonight - live on Sky News and Channel 4, hosted by Jeremy Paxman - the polls show Labour narrowing the gap between them and the Tories.

Global Media Trump relaunches bid for Muslim travel ban
Author: 0 Trump relaunches bid for Muslim travel ban

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments over Trump's revised travel ban. The first executive order , issued on 27 January, led to chaos and protests at airports before it was blocked by courts. And Judge Michael Daly Hawkins questioned if the lower court order blocking Trump's action may have been overly broad. Wall responded that Trump had.

Global Media France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women
Author: 0 France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women

In 2012 some of François Hollande's ministers decided not to stand in the elections to keep their roles safe. Le Drian says he expects France to play a crucial role in a "complex, fragile, unstable worldwide situation". Edouard Phillippe is closely related to the former Prime Minister, Alain Juppe. He was the first major Socialist politician to decide to back Macron's presidential bid.

Global Media President Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await
Author: 0 President Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

Trump used his trip to promote "America First" policies, promoting $110 billion worth of arms sales to Saudi Arabia and telling G-7 allies that the United States needs a more level playing field on trade. on this anymore?'" said Michael Oppenheimer, a professor of geosciences and worldwide affairs at Princeton.Things started going downhill for Trump, though, in Rome.

Global Media Russian ministers in Cairo for talks on Mid East crises
Author: 0 Russian ministers in Cairo for talks on Mid East crises

Egypt s neighbour has also been a breeding and training ground for jihadists, including the Islamic State group. The terror assault prompted the Egyptian military to carry out several airstrikes against purported terrorist training camps in neighboring Libya, which is grappling with violence since a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military intervention in the country following its 2011 uprising.

Author: 0 Panama dictator Noriega, ousted in US invasion, dies at 83

Born Feb. 11, 1938, in Panama City, Noriega was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency when he was enrolled in a military school in Peru, and received training in psychological operations at Fort Bragg military base in North Carolina.

Author: 0 North Korea May Be Responsible For Global Cyberattack

Employees monitor possible WannaCry ransomware attacks at the Korea Internet and Security Agency in Seoul on May 17, 2017. WannaCry , developed in part with hacking techniques that were either stolen or leaked from the U.S. "We should never underestimate it", Choi said. The worm is likely to have spread through a channel that links computers running Microsoft Windows in a network.

Global Media North Korea is intimidating the entire world
Author: 0 North Korea is intimidating the entire world

But he has said the North must change its attitude of insisting on pressing ahead with its arms development before dialogue is possible. The ministry said it did not see the call as a sign for dialogue as it is not logical for Pyongyang to make such a request while testing a new intermediate-range ballistic missile.

Author: 0 Fact Check: Does US Believe Western Wall Is in Israel?

Former Israeli intelligence officials expressed grave concern over reports President Trump divulged secrets to the Russians provided by Israel, breaking with the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , which in the wake of the revelation sought to portray the bilateral ties as business as usual.

Global Media Kushner reportedly encouraged to step aside as FBI investigates Russian Federation contacts
Author: 0 Kushner reportedly encouraged to step aside as FBI investigates Russian Federation contacts

Trump, having returned from a nine-day overseas trip, immediately railed against administration leaks, calling them "fabricated lies", in a flurry of tweets. The disclosure of the back channel put the White House on the defensive. Just returned from Europe. US President Donald Trump has accused media outlets of "fabricating" much of the news they publish about the White House and inventing anonymous sources on which the reports are ostensibly based.

Global Media Merkel: US relations important, but must also look elsewhere
Author: 0 Merkel: US relations important, but must also look elsewhere

This meeting has been described as an informal one, where the two leaders discussed issues of mutual interest. The prime minister will receive a ceremonial welcome with military honours at the Chancellery, the office of the German Chancellor, following which he will begin discussions with Merkel across a range of economic and political issues.

Global Media Macron Opens A 'Demanding' Dialogue With Putin In France
Author: 0 Macron Opens A 'Demanding' Dialogue With Putin In France

Following their first face-to-face meeting in Versailles , the French President's full-on blast at the state news agency Sputnik and broadcaster Russia Today came at a news conference with the Russian President standing at his side. Putin is being welcomed to France". "It's indispensable to talk to Russian Federation because there are a number of worldwide subjects that will not be resolved without a tough dialogue with them", Macron told reporters Saturday at the end of the G-7 summit ...

Global Media Moldovan president urges Moscow to resist provocation with expelled diplomats
Author: 0 Moldovan president urges Moscow to resist provocation with expelled diplomats

Moldova's President Igor Dodon categorically condemned the steps taken by the government, saying the move was "most likely made on an order from the West". "This has most likely been done on orders from the West, maybe even from across the ocean, by those who are anxious that a constructive and effective dialogue has finally been found between the presidency and the Kremlin", he said.

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