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Global News Trump seeks coalition to 'stamp out extremism'
Author: 0 Trump seeks coalition to 'stamp out extremism'

Trump was greeted at the airport in Riyadh by King Salman, which was notable given that the monarch did not show up past year to welcome President Barack Obama on his final visit to Saudi Arabia. But Trump also rejected the "clash of civilizations" rhetoric espoused by some of his more nationalistic advisers. But the benefits of this speech will be a slow burn when measured against the firestorms that are sweeping his White House.

Global News Hassan Rouhani wins second term as Iranian president
Author: 0 Hassan Rouhani wins second term as Iranian president

However, an official on condition of anonymity has told Reuters that the pragmatist Rouhani secured 21.6 million votes in Friday's election, compared to 14 million for Raeisi, with 37 million votes counted. "Rouhani's moderation has not translated positively in Iran's regional foreign policy", he added, as Iran's "expansionist FP (foreign policy)" has been "disastrous" for the region.

Author: 0 Tillerson says he hopes Rouhani ends Iran missile program in new term

Iran is readier than ever to expand its relations with world in a respectful manner away from violence and extremism, president election Hassan Rouhani said in a televised address after his victory, Trend correspondent reported May 20 . The Saudis and other Gulf states hope Trump will take a harder line on Iran than his predecessor, President Barack Obama. The deal prevents Iran from developing its nuclear program against removal of economic sanctions.

Global News North Korea Might Behind The Unprecedented Cyber-Attacks In The World
Author: 0 North Korea Might Behind The Unprecedented Cyber-Attacks In The World

As Symantec's researchers wrote: "While these findings do not indicate a definite link between Lazarus and WannaCry, we believe that there are sufficient connections to warrant further investigation". Madden said the North, officially known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, if it had a role at all, could have instead been involved by giving or providing parts of the packet used in the attack to another state-sponsored hacking group with whom it is in contact.

Global News Jeb Bush on President Trump
Author: 0 Jeb Bush on President Trump

Bush added that instead of "executing on a clear agenda", the Trump administration is too busy "living in the tyranny of the moment". Bush also advised the commander-in-chief to "stop tweeting", claiming that it offers "our enemies all sorts of nuances and insights" into the president's thinking.

Global News Twitter Leader Laments Social Media Role in Trump's Election
Author: 0 Twitter Leader Laments Social Media Role in Trump's Election

Commenting on these words of trump, Williams said: "the Role Twitter is very bad". Evan Williams, who still sits on the company's board of directors, recently told The New York Times that he wants to fix the damage he thinks Twitter and the broader Internet have wrought on society in the form of trolls, cyberbullies, live-streamed violence, fake news and - yes - Trump.

Author: 0 USA imposes sanctions on Venezuelan supreme court justices

The Treasury Department has in the past sanctioned Venezuelan officials or former officials, charging them with trafficking or corruption, a designation that allows their assets in the United States to be frozen and bars them from conducting financial transactions through the United States.

Author: 0 Trump adviser's company courting Chinese investors

Nicole Kushner Meyer was in Beijing and Shanghai over the weekend, seeking more than US$150 million in investment in a luxury apartment complex project in New Jersey. Jersey City fits neither of those categories. Donald Trump's administration has made it harder for foreigners to get United States work visas. The administration also said it was "exploring the possibility of raising the price of the visa to further bring the programme in line with its intent".

Global News Erdogan to return to Turkey's ruling party as chairman
Author: 0 Erdogan to return to Turkey's ruling party as chairman

Erdogan also said Ibn Haldun University will be ready to receive students starting this fall for the 2017-18 school year. Erdogan had rejoined the AKP on May 2 after a slim majority of voters on April 16 approved sweeping changes to create an executive presidency, which critics fear could lead to one-man rule.

Global News Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians
Author: 0 Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

The president and his wife, Melania Trump were greeted Saturday by King Salman at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which is the first stop of Trump's first official tour as commander in chief, the BBC reported . He was asked to resign on February 13 over reports that he had discussed sanctions with Russia's ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak , during the transition.

Author: 0 General election 2017: Corbyn pressed over IRA comments

The Conservatives were forecast a vote share of between 44 and 46 percent, pointing to a projected majority of about 40 seats, in four polls published late on Saturday. The MP for Islington North was also pressed over his links with the IRA during the 1980s, which he said were necessary in the pursuit of peace in the region.

Author: 0 Polls show UK's Conservatives losing ground as policies set out

He did concede that immigration "will probably be lower" after Brexit. Pushed again that he had not answered the question, the veteran left-winger said: 'I want us to have a society that works and a balance that works and I can not get into numbers games because I don't think it works'.

Global News Trump tells Middle East to
Author: 0 Trump tells Middle East to "drive out" Islamist extremists

That phrase was missing from a draft of the speech obtained by The Associated Press last week. The Washington Post said the probe had reached into the White House to include a Trump adviser, who was not named. For a president who campaigned on an "America First" platform, the trip is a crucial moment for USA allies to size up Trump's commitment to decades-long partnerships while trying to move behind his previous controversial statements.

Global News CIA director to brief House lawmakers
Author: 0 CIA director to brief House lawmakers

His announcement on Wednesday followed security fears over revelations American media were barred from the White House meeting but a photographer from a Russian state news agency was allowed inside after officials were apparently misled over his role.

Global News Wenger Confirms Double Injury Boost Ahead Of Stoke
Author: 0 Wenger Confirms Double Injury Boost Ahead Of Stoke

They are now three points behind West Brom, who are in eighth place, and the Saints will be looking to win this match which is their game in hand on the teams above them. Arsenal face games against Stoke City, relegated Sunderland and Everton in their bid to sneak Champions League qualification for the 20th season in succession, and interventions as divine as Sanchez's in this game will be crucial.

Global News Meet Robert Mueller, The Special Counsel Appointed In The Russia Probe
Author: 0 Meet Robert Mueller, The Special Counsel Appointed In The Russia Probe

In his new role as special counsel, Mueller will have wide latitude to take the investigation wherever he thinks it should go and can use the full range of Justice Department investigative tools, said Jack Sharman, an attorney who served as special counsel during a probe into the Whitewater real-estate investments of President Bill Clinton in 1995.

Author: 0 New Mexico Jobless Rate-Nation's Highest 6.7%; Colorado-Lowest At 2.3%

A year ago, the state's unemployment rate was 6.6 percent. Leisure and hospital jobs, a mainstay of the local economy, had the same amount of jobs year-over-year: 12,800. It's also an improvement from the April 2016 rate of 5.8 percent. That's the lowest it's been since 1976 and an entire point lower than the national average.

Global News 'Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay Spoils Her Season Before It Even Starts
Author: 0 'Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay Spoils Her Season Before It Even Starts

His favorite singers/performers are Elvis Presley, Britney Spears and Flo Rida. Though she typically keeps her private life under wraps, she says she's ready for all eyes to be on her and the 31 suitors vying for her affection. Lindsay seems pretty committed to being open about race on the show. "It's no secret that I was extremely skeptical", she says, reflecting on her time on Viall's season.

Global News Jewish Israelis less certain of Trump's support for their state, poll suggests
Author: 0 Jewish Israelis less certain of Trump's support for their state, poll suggests

The White House distanced itself later, saying that "these comments, if true, were not authorized by the White House". Now that Jerusalem has been re-unified, Jews aren't ready to give it up. President Donald Trump is wasting no time trying to succeed where his predecessors have failed. But Jewish Jerusalem isn't 50 years old. Instead, just a few days out from his arrival in Jerusalem , a collective nervousness hangs over the Holy City.

Global News Three sentenced to death over killing of Hamas commander:court
Author: 0 Three sentenced to death over killing of Hamas commander:court

A military court in the Gaza Strip has sentenced three people to death over the killing of a Hamas commander, according to a Palestinian judge. "The field court has sentenced the three convicted of carrying out the crime of the assassination of martyr Mazen Fuqaha to death", said Brigadier-General Naser Suleiman, chairman of the Hamas-run military judiciary.

Author: 0 Ilham Aliyev attends Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh

Trump was greeted at the airport in Riyadh by King Salman, which was notable given that the monarch did not show up past year to welcome President Barack Obama on his final visit to Saudi Arabia. But on Sunday, he was spotted at the Ritz Hotel, dressed casually in a polo shirt a few hours ahead of Trump's speech. As the participants laughed, Mr Trump responded: "I agree".

Global News Stunned Celtics try to make sense of
Author: 0 Stunned Celtics try to make sense of "embarrassing" loss

As a team, the Cavs shot 56 percent from the field and 19 of 39 from the three-point line but this win was all about the Cavs' dominance in the first half where they built a 41-point lead which is the largest halftime lead in National Basketball Association postseason history.

Global News North Korea fires 'unidentified projectile', South Korea's military says
Author: 0 North Korea fires 'unidentified projectile', South Korea's military says

White House officials traveling in Saudi Arabia with US President Donald Trump said the system, which was last tested in February, has a shorter range than the missiles launched in North Korea's most recent tests. On Sunday, North Korean state newspaper Minju Joson threatened more missile launches. Before an emergency meeting of the council Tuesday, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley declared: "You either support North Korea or you don't, but you have to choose".

Author: 0 PM invites new president of South Korea to India

Moon advocates a less confrontational policy. Moon has said the decision was made hastily and his government should have the final say, but analysts say it would be hard to remove THAAD now it has been deployed. The two leaders also agreed to have a summit in the near future. The person wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the diplomacy and demanded anonymity.

Global News Trump participates in traditional sword dance at Saudi Palace
Author: 0 Trump participates in traditional sword dance at Saudi Palace

He told the Arab-Islamic American Summit in Riyadh that "95% of the victims of terrorist attacks are themselves Muslims". Trump is attending the Saudi-GCC Summit which is an important event where leaders of six Gulf nations discuss various issues of trade and security with the US President.

Global News Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'
Author: 0 Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

Only once Jerusalem's final status is agreed via direct negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians are foreign countries likely to move their embassies to the city. A nine-day tour taking in Saudi Arabia, Israel, the Palestinian territories, the Vatican and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation would be a tall order for any president.

Global News A Russian embassy is promoting a right-wing murder conspiracy
Author: 0 A Russian embassy is promoting a right-wing murder conspiracy

Because it turns out, it wasn't the Russians. "(Rich) was disgusted by the corruption of the Democratic National Committee", Gingrich said. But earlier this week, a personal investigator hired by Rich's family to investigate his death said that there was "tangible evidence" Rich had contacted Wikileaks before he was killed.

Global News MIA Defends Julian Assange Against Rape Allegations
Author: 0 MIA Defends Julian Assange Against Rape Allegations

Head of Wikileaks, Julian Assange , received the news on Friday that the Swedish Government dropped its case against him and his arrest warrant was revoked. According to the BBC News , if Assange would return to Sweden before the statute of limitation on this case expires in August 2020, the preliminary investigation could resume.

Author: 0 Senators @ Penguins - throw the numbers out the window

Crosby had only one point as the defending champion Penguins dropped two of the first three, leading to questions about his health following a jarring concussion in the second round. Chad Ruhwedel left the game and didn't return after he was hit into the boards by Ottawa forward Bobby Ryan in the final seconds of the first period.

Global News Premier League final day: Match by match guide
Author: 0 Premier League final day: Match by match guide

Calling for one last push after an underwhelming first season in charge, City boss Pep Guardiola said: "We still have 95, 96 minutes to fight to do one thing that's so important for the club and the future". Goalkeeper Brad Guzan had by far the most touches of any Middlesbrough player but a lot of them ended with him launching the ball upfield as the visitors conceded 74 per cent possession in the first half.

Author: 0 White House says fourth detention of United States citizen in N. Korea "concerning"

The regime's official news agency said Sunday that he was being held for "hostile acts against the country", although details about the alleged acts were not provided by North Korean authorities. The U.S. State Department said "the security of U.S. citizens is one of the department's highest priorities ", and it will work with the Swedish embassy in Pyongyang, which represents American interests in North Korea, to try to secure the freedom of the four detained Americans.

Global News Despite Campaign Promises, President Trump Sticks To Iran Deal
Author: 0 Despite Campaign Promises, President Trump Sticks To Iran Deal

While Trump criticised the nuclear agreement as a presidential candidate - at one point saying he would "dismantle the disastrous deal with Iran" - Wednesday's actions demonstrated that he has decided, at least for now, to keep it. The Trump administration is conducting an interagency review of USA policy to Iran and whether the nuclear deal advances United States national security interests, Jones said.

Global News North Korea fires missile into waters off east coast
Author: 0 North Korea fires missile into waters off east coast

The Pukguksong-2 launched in February also flew about 310 miles and appeared to be powered by solid fuel, which allows for immediate firing, rather than the more laborious process needed to prepare older-style liquid-fueled missiles for launch.

Global News Comey to testify in public Senate intelligence hearing
Author: 0 Comey to testify in public Senate intelligence hearing

Comey has been at the center of a series of damaging leaks from the White House since he was sacked on May 9, including reports that Trump asked him to drop an investigation of Russia's ties with former White House aide Michael Flynn during Trump's first weeks in office.