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Global News Britain reduces terror threat level from 'critical' to 'severe'
Author: 0 Britain reduces terror threat level from 'critical' to 'severe'

The new rating means officials at Jtac, an independent body tasked with assessing the threat of an attack on United Kingdom soil, judge a new attack is "highly likely" rather than being "expected imminently". "The country should remain vigilant". The country is taking the unusual step of arming police for patrols in Manchester, London and other locations this weekend during spring bank holiday, the country's first holiday since the bombing.

Global News Nation pays respects to America's war dead on Memorial Day
Author: 0 Nation pays respects to America's war dead on Memorial Day

Crusaders for Veterans and the Memorial Committee of the Biloxi National Cemetery hosted the ceremony. Iron Flag Company has announced that they are offering special discounts with a limited time Memorial Day sale offer. The 97-year-old shared his experiences from World War Two and how a mosquito pushing his helmet higher saved his life from a bullet. Earlier Monday, Pence, his wife and second lady Karen Pence, and Veterans' Affairs Secretary David Shulkin spoke at the kickoff of a bike ...

Global News Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal
Author: 0 Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

Mr Corbyn's attempt, in the wake of the Manchester terror attack, to draw a link between British involvement in military interventions overseas and terrorism at home led to allegations he was making excuses for extremists. "You've only got to look at her handling of the dementia tax issue to know what a poor negotiator she is". LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn faced tough questions and a skeptical audience in a live TV event Monday night ...

Global News Kim Jong Nam murder case moves to Malaysian high court
Author: 0 Kim Jong Nam murder case moves to Malaysian high court

Their trial was formally transferred to the High Court as the lower court had no jurisdiction to hear a murder case. Counsel Hisyam Teh Poh Teik who is representing Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, 29, told the court that he shared similar sentiments with Gooi on the matter.

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

US President Donald Trump has reportedly told 'confidants, ' including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, that he plans to leave a landmark global agreement on climate change . French President Emmanuel Macron also chimed in on the climate issue, praising Trump's "capacity to listen". The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Global News Permian Basin Ride to Remember honors fallen soldiers
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Keep them and their sacrifice in your thoughts. "To the families of the fallen both here, and at home, no words will ease your pain, but I bet you, let it have meaning -unite your sorrow with their awesome objective", Mattis said . The 97-year-old shared his experiences from World War Two and how a mosquito pushing his helmet higher saved his life from a bullet. "Party Friday, party Saturday, but honor this day", Garcia said.

Global News Great White Shark Attacks Kayak In Monterey Bay
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Correriar told National Geographic he remembered hearing a bang before the kayak was launched into the air and he fell halfway out. His extensive experience on the water, and a stroke of good luck, helped him survive what he quickly realized was a shark attack, he said.

Global News European allies see the two sides of Trump
Author: 0 European allies see the two sides of Trump

Gutfeld also noted how Trump was criticized for appearing to shove Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic, in order to stand near the front of the group of world leaders. The photo of his solemn visit to the Western Wall was splashed across the front pages of Israel's newspapers. In Israel he didn't mention the two-state solution that would create a Palestinian nation, or moving the US embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, remaining silent on a long-standing campaign pledge.

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

Speaking less than 24 hours after the German Chancellor appeared to call Europe's relationship with the UK and the United States into question, Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Britain hopes to remain a close ally of the European Union once the UK withdraws from the bloc in two years' time .

Author: 0 Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address

After the ceremony, the president visited with families in Section 60 of the cemetery, where most of those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried. "He was a war hero because he was captured". The president also thanked Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, whose son Robert was killed in Afghanistan in November 2010.

Global News Germany's Merkel Signals Deepening Rift With US Under Trump
Author: 0 Germany's Merkel Signals Deepening Rift With US Under Trump

When President Trump was Inaugurated in January, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (she is anything but and angel) "told" our President that cooperation would be on the basis of "shared" democratic values. "Not talking about the real human rights concerns in Saudi Arabia , it's nearly like reducing America from the light and hope in the world to just a utilitarian kind of transactional relationship", he said.

Global News Military making gains against militants in Philippines siege city
Author: 0 Military making gains against militants in Philippines siege city

Col. Edgard Arevalo, the AFP public affairs chief, said security remains tight in and around the city as soldiers and police try to contain the remaining militants in the city. The military said air strikes were taken on "known and verified enemy positions". "We have highly skilled and trained pilots delivering the payload".

Global News Djokovic, Muguruza start title defences at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic, Muguruza start title defences at French Open

However, he couldn't convert, and after Nadal held his nerve, he went on to break Paire to love in the next game to give him the impetus he needed to wrap up the second set. Now Djokovic has confirmed that should he make the second week of the tournament, he'll be flying solo. Andre Agassi watches Novak Djokovic's straight-set win on Monday.

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

The level was raised to critical after Monday's bomb attack. British police said leaked details of the Manchester attack , including forensic photos provided to The New York Times , have hurt their investigation and that police investigating the attack have stopped sharing information with the United States , the BBC reported .

Global News Middle Georgians honor fallen veterans at Georgia Veteran Memorial Cemetery
Author: 0 Middle Georgians honor fallen veterans at Georgia Veteran Memorial Cemetery

Almost 2,000 Boy Scouts, Girls Scouts and Cub Scouts from throughout the San Antonio area gathered Friday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery for a poignant rite of late spring. "We really like the flags and the ceremonial aspect of the programs", she said. "There's a lot of history here". Sandoval told the crowd that most Americans never fully understand the sacrifice of the nation's soldiers, and that remembering them helps lay a foundation for a stronger future.

Global News Labour will do well to lose only 29 seats, says Unite leader
Author: 0 Labour will do well to lose only 29 seats, says Unite leader

He suggested winning 200 seats - almost 30 fewer than in 2015 - would be a "successful" result for Mr Corbyn. However, his remarks prompted an angry response from shadow cabinet members and dismay from Corbyn's advisers. He also challenged the Conservative Party leader Theresa May to have "a polite conversation" on national television prior to the election on Thursday, June 8.

Global News Manuel Noriega dead: Panama's former strongman dies in hospital aged 83
Author: 0 Manuel Noriega dead: Panama's former strongman dies in hospital aged 83

The effort to remove Noriega in 1989 was the largest US military operation since the Vietnam War, the Times reports. He was also convicted in France, and then in Panama for murder, corruption and embezzlement. But the U.S. exhausted of his increasingly repressive role internally in Panama, and there were indications he was selling his services to other intelligence bodies, not to mention drug-trafficking organisations.

Global News Donald Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns
Author: 0 Donald Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns

But we don't live in that utopia, and despite the symbolic importance, such a move would nearly certainly result in an outbreak of Arab violence, and symbolism is not worth the loss of life. What about the building of settlements in the West Bank, which Trump said previous year should "keep going"? Nevertheless, Lieberman said, "We are following developments and are aware and have ways of dealing with this".

Global News The father and younger brother of the Manchester bomber,
Author: 0 The father and younger brother of the Manchester bomber,

May said she would work with "international colleagues on defeating terrorism" at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. "These searches are connected to Monday's attack on the Manchester Arena , but this is a fast-moving investigation and we are keeping an open mind at this stage", he said.

Global News U.S. grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu
Author: 0 U.S. grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu

Saying he hoped Trump would go down in history as the president who brought peace to Israelis and Palestinians, Abbas said in English; "I extend my hand to you to be your partner in this noble and possible mission". State Department then walked back Tillerson's comments. We are grateful that the administration recognizes the threat Iran's regime poses to the world and to Israel in particular.

Global News Philippines bomb Islamist militants in urban battle
Author: 0 Philippines bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

Police and military forces have been conducting house-to-house clearing operations and aerial strikes to clear the city of Maute and Abu Sayyaf fighting groups who terrorized the city on May 23. He has been pleading with Mindanao governors and religious leaders to work with the government to keep extremists at bay. Months of air and ground offensives in Mindanao have not dented their resolve.

Global News G-7 summit ends without unanimity on climate
Author: 0 G-7 summit ends without unanimity on climate

Yesterday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters that G7 leaders had a "controversial" debate on climate change , with Mr Trump being urged by everyone at the table to back the Paris Accords. Trump is in Sicily right now attending a meeting of G-7 leaders.TAMARA KEITH, BYLINE: Coming in, there was a deep divide among the G-7 leaders. 'I found him very willing to engage, very curious, with an ability and desire to ask questions and to learn from all his interlocutors, ' said ...

Global News Ariana Grande to Host Benefit Concert in Manchester
Author: 0 Ariana Grande to Host Benefit Concert in Manchester

The security alert was later lifted. Authorities have said they believe the plot was months in the making. British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber.

Global News Angela Merkel still seeking stronger United States ties, spokesman says
Author: 0 Angela Merkel still seeking stronger United States ties, spokesman says

Merkel, during a campaign in Germany's southern state of Bavaria, said following the election of Trump and Brexit , Europeans "really have to take destiny into their own hands". Merkel assured Monday she's still willing to work with the United States - if Trump can take her criticism. At the alliance's meeting on Thursday, Trump lambasted 23 of the alliance's 28 members - including Germany - for "still not paying what they should be paying" towards the funding of the bloc.

Global News Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS
Author: 0 Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

An Iraqi official said a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander was killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul . The Iraqi forces have been fighting the ISIS group for about eight months in Mosul , gaining control over the vast majority of the city following the largest military operation since the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Global News Uniquely Qualified for an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal?
Author: 0 Uniquely Qualified for an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal?

The Israeli Ambassador to the United States couldn't contain himself after President Donald Trump implied Israel is not located in the Middle East , putting his head in his hands in disbelief at the statement. But Trump has shown little capacity for the kind of long-term, sustained attention that allows Israelis and Palestinians to abdicate their leadership.

Author: 0 Erdogan Bodyguards Accused of Attacking DC Protesters Released

The comment comes as top congressional Republicans are demanding the Trump administration take swift action against the Turkish government after the president's security detail violently broke up a protest earlier in the week outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington.

Global News Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation
Author: 0 Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

Gen. Lee Sun-jin, Gen. Joseph Dunford and Adm. Katustoshi Kawano discussed substantial cooperation to counter the nuclear and missile threats from the North, according to the JCS here. For decades, North Korea has claimed that its nuclear weapons are necessary to counter US aggression. China's United Nations ambassador says multiple North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile tests show the "very strong" need for new talks with Pyongyang to reduce tensions and try to achieve ...

Global News Ariana Grande says will hold benefit concert in Manchester for attack victims
Author: 0 Ariana Grande says will hold benefit concert in Manchester for attack victims

Earlier on Thursday, British prime minister Theresa May spoke to USA president Donald Trump to say intelligence shared between their two countries had to remain secure. "She expressed the view that the intelligence sharing relationship we have with the USA is hugely important and valuable, but that the information that we share should be kept secure", a British Government source said.

Global News Back at Home, Trump Goes on Twitter Offensive Against Leaks, 'Fake News'
Author: 0 Back at Home, Trump Goes on Twitter Offensive Against Leaks, 'Fake News'

Jared Kushner , President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. Though Mr Kushner has appeared "subdued", he does not plan to step aside as Mr Trump's senior adviser or reduce his responsibilities, The New York Times reported , citing unnamed people close to him.

Global News Donald Trump's first foreign tour: his most awkward moments
Author: 0 Donald Trump's first foreign tour: his most awkward moments

The photo of his solemn visit to the Western Wall was splashed across the front pages of Israel's newspapers. The President said that only when remembering the families "torn apart from everyone they loved, who suffered that awful darkness and evil, who endured the unbearable horror of the Holocaust, only then can we prevent this agony from ever repeating".

Global News FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians
Author: 0 FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians

Trump later said in an interview with NBC News that he was going to fire Comey anyway and that the ongoing probe into Russia's meddling in the US election - and possibly ties to Trump's associates - was on his mind when he did so. Chaffetz's letter Thursday said that "the focus of the Committee's investigation is the independence of the FBI, including conversations between the President and Comey and the process by which Comey was removed from his role as director".

Global News Lieu to Kushner: Russia Has Lovely Weather This Time of Year
Author: 0 Lieu to Kushner: Russia Has Lovely Weather This Time of Year

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , who resigned amidst controversy over his own contact with Kislyak, also attended that meeting, according to the Post . He added: 'Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names.it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers'.