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Global News Caribbean Born Celeb Weighs In On Manchester Terror Attack
Author: 0 Caribbean Born Celeb Weighs In On Manchester Terror Attack

ISIS claimed responsibility for that attack, though British authorities have said they believe the man was acting alone and it's not clear whether he had any links to the group. Manchester itself has seen attacks before, but not this deadly. — March 2, 2011: Islamic extremist Arid Uka shoots dead two USA airmen and injures two others at Frankfurt airport after apparently being inspired by a fake internet video purporting to show American atrocities in Afghanistan.

Global News Sea lion pulls girl from pier in Richmond, British Columbia
Author: 0 Sea lion pulls girl from pier in Richmond, British Columbia

The general manager said that the harbor has warned visitors for years not to feed the animals. He says the harbor is on the sea lions' migratory route and that males sometimes swim into the area looking for free food. A family member immediately jumped into the girl's rescue and pulled her out moments later. The video, captured by Vancouver resident Michael Fujiwara, shows the large marine mammal pulling the girl into the water.

Author: 0 Manchester Attack: Was bomber a 'lone wolf' terrorist?

Chief constable of Hampshire Police Olivia Pinkney, said: "Our thoughts are with all those affected by the events in Manchester last night; with the families, friends and loved ones of all those killed and injured". Vigilance and being alert to potential intelligence is critical, but rest assured everything possible is being done to ensure public safety at this hard time'.

Global News Donald Trump speaks with new South Korean president Moon Jae
Author: 0 Donald Trump speaks with new South Korean president Moon Jae

Yesterday, Mr Moon told Mr Xi that he is aware of Beijing's concerns over Thaad , which was put up in South Korea last month by the USA to guard against the North's missile threats. "If the conditions shape up, I will go to Pyongyang". China contends the system's radar ranges into its territory and threatens its security. China is South Korea's largest trading partner, with the latter exporting up to $142 billion each year to the country.

Author: 0 Burr: Flynn could be held in contempt

After the firm's deduction, Flynn received the $33,000, according to records obtained by the committee. The former Army lieutenant general is invoking the fifth amendment to the United States constitution, which protects Americans from being legally compelled to testify against themselves in a criminal case.

Global News Trump makes historic visit to Western Wall
Author: 0 Trump makes historic visit to Western Wall

In planning for Trump's visit to Israel , the USA delegation rejected a request that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accompany him to the Western Wall, telling the Israelis it is "not your territory". White House aides have moved to downplay expectations of significant progress on the peace process during the two-day visit. "There's a great feeling for peace throughout the Middle East", he said.

Author: 0 Deadly Manchester blast after Ariana Grande concert: 5 things to know

They did not provide details. Witnesses said they saw bolts and other bits of metal, indicating the bomb may have contained shrapnel meant to maximize injuries. "To think that [my family] could've been caught in this and I'd have never seen them again... it's terrifying". "We were in the arena and we heard a bang and I just run for me life", concertgoer Charlotte Pinder said.

Global News Pres. Trump Visit to Israel
Author: 0 Pres. Trump Visit to Israel

The president went on to say that a number of Arab countries surrounding Israel are increasingly realizing that "they have common cause ... in the threat posed by Iran", while he has "found new reasons for hope" after his stay in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia .

Author: 0 United Kingdom concert bombing victims include 8-year-old girl

Donations to support the families of those injured and killed have poured in following the atrocity. Saffie, of Leyland, Lancs, was killed after becoming separated from her mum and sister during the attack. "Once we exited the door, there was blood across the floor", said an attendee. "Saffie-Rose, 8 years old is still missing". Thoughts and prayers with all your family and the other 21 people who lost there lives last night'.

Author: 0 Trump Asked Intel Heads To Push Back On FBI Russia Probe

Following Trump's firing of James Comey on May 9, it was revealed that the former FBI director reportedly wrote a memo detailing a request Trump made to him in February to drop the FBI's investigation of National Security Adviser Mike Flynn.

Author: 0 Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism'

President Donald Trump ended a visit to Tehran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia where arms deals worth nearly $110 billion were signed. The king lauded the relationship and said it had led to "great stability in the region and prosperity". The speech came as President Trump attempts to escape the fallout from his May 9 firing of former FBI Director James Comey amid accusations he was trying to stop a federal investigation into his campaign's ties with Russian Federation a year ago.

Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

North Korea on Sunday launched the Pukguksong-2, which was described by Washington as medium-range missile, from Pukchang in South Phyongan province. The United Nations Security Council has called another emergency session to address North Korea's latest ballistic missile test.

Author: 0 North Korea successfully launches new missile

The UN Security Council on Monday strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile test and vowed to push all countries to tighten sanctions against Pyongyang. South Korea's Yonhap news agency , without citing a source, reported that South Korea fired about 90 machine gun rounds into the air and toward North Korea.

Global News BC political parties ponder common issues after close vote, possible deals
Author: 0 BC political parties ponder common issues after close vote, possible deals

Hitting back at US plans to implement duties on Canadian softwood lumber, a key export for British Columbia , Clark said the Liberals would add a carbon levy on thermal coal exports from the province that would make them uneconomic. The NDP also do not support the pipeline project. Liberal Leader Christy Clark represents the Okanagan constituency of Kelowna West, but her itinerary showed she would vote later in the day at a community centre on Vancouver's west side.

Global News Trump calls Manchester attack perpetrators 'losers'
Author: 0 Trump calls Manchester attack perpetrators 'losers'

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu were prepared to "reach for peace", even as he cautioned that a deal will not be easily achieved. On Monday, Trump, who at home is enmeshed in deepening Russia-related scandals, basked in some of the love that was reflected back at him. President Trump said he is "personally committed to helping Israelis and Palestinians achieve a peace agreement".

Author: 0 Donald Trump acknowledges India as 'victim of terrorism' at Riyadh summit

President Donald Trump has declared in the past that finding a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is "maybe not as hard as people have thought". He said Arab, Muslim and Middle Eastern nations "have born the brunt of the killings and the worst of destruction in this wave of fanatical violence".

Author: 0 Michael Flynn appeared to have lied to federal investigators, top Democrat says

Washington lawyer Nina Ginsberg said that if Mr Flynn turned over any personal records in response to the committee's subpoena , he would waive his Fifth Amendment rights regarding those documents and have to testify about them. Flynn's refusal to cooperate comes as he faces scrutiny in several inquiries, including by Capitol Hill and a federal grand jury that has issued subpoenas to associates of the ex-national security adviser.

Global News Pop stars pay tribute to Ariana Grande concert attack victims
Author: 0 Pop stars pay tribute to Ariana Grande concert attack victims

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Jones said a lot of homeless people sleep rough by the Manchester Arena where the attack happened. The government is urging US citizens in Manchester to heed directions from local authorities and be vigilant about their security. Mrs May said there would be "difficult days ahead" for those affected, but added: "We all - every single one of us - stand with the people of Manchester at this awful time".

Author: 0 Detention, Extradition Without Charge Has Become Feature of EU - Assange

Julian Assange said on Friday that Sweden's decision to drop a rape investigation against him is a "victory" and he is looking for dialogue with British and US authorities over his future. would aggressively pursue legal action against Assange for leaking classified material via his website Wikileaks. According to a message from WikiLeaks on the social network twitter, the United Kingdom refuses to "confirm or deny" if it already received a U.S.

Author: 0 Ex-CIA chief concerned over Trump campaign Kremlin contacts

Republicans on the House intelligence committee pushed Mr Brennan about whether there was evidence of collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, a point President Donald Trump has tried to enlist allies to quash. Yet on March 22, Chaffetz and Cumming asked the White House to release all relevant information pertaining to Flynn, but the White House has yet to cooperate.

Global News Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'
Author: 0 Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

Hassan Rouhani was first elected as the seventh President of the Islamic Republic of Iran in June 2013. He recalled that Saudi Arabia had given almost $100 billion to former Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein, during Iraq's imposed war on Iran in the 1980s.

Global News Ex-President denies all charges at first court hearing
Author: 0 Ex-President denies all charges at first court hearing

Park faces a total of 18 charges - all of which she denied in court. Presiding judge Kim Se-Yun, who heads a three-man panel - there is no jury - asked her: "What is your occupation, the accused Park Geun-Hye?" In contrast, Choi was tearful when she addressed the court.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande says she is 'broken' after Manchester bombing

Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live , she said: 'I was about 15ft away from the blast. In a statement released through Lancashire County Council, Tarleton Community Primary School headteacher Chris Upton said: "News of Saffie's death in this appalling attack has come as a tremendous shock to all of us and I would like to send our deepest condolences to all of her family and friends".

Global News Donald Trump makes the wrong impression at Yad Vashem
Author: 0 Donald Trump makes the wrong impression at Yad Vashem

My point isn't to mock Trump's obvious limitations, but rather, to emphasize that moments like these make a difference. Donald Trump is fond of comparing himself to Barack Obama, describing how he is stronger, and generally better than his predecessor.

Author: 0 TPP countries agree to keep trade deal alive without US

But the top USA representative at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting made clear that won't happen under Trump. "That does not mean we will not engage in this region", Lightizer said . "These efforts would address our concern about protectionism, contribute to maintaining open markets", the statement said, "strengthening the rules-based worldwide trading system, increasing world trade, and raising living standards".

Author: 0 Trump says concerns about Iran driving Israel, Arabs closer

US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he was "honoured" by the invitation extended by Prime Minister Benjimin Netanyahu to visit the country before calling for a renewed peace effort between Israel and the Palestinians. The White House captioned a live video feed of President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking together as being broadcast from " Jerusalem , Israel", a departure from the policies of past presidents.

Author: 0 Chris Cornell Has Passed Away

Bumbery described the death as "sudden and unexpected" and said the rocker's wife and family were shocked by it. It is with a heavy heart to announce the passing of Soundgarden's lead singer, Chris Cornell , at the age of 52. Their most popular songs, " Black Hole Sun " and "Spoonman", both won Grammys. Soundgarden , which includes guitarist Kim Thayil, bassist Ben Shepherd and drummer Matt Cameron, disbanded in 1997, but reunited in 2010.

Author: 0 Trump asked two intel chiefs to deny Russian Federation collusion

Congressional investigators have requested copies of Comey's memos and testimony from Comey himself. A former official also told the Post that Mr. The probe over the Trump administration's links to Russian Federation grew more cloudy yesterday as further "leaks" sought to accuse the president.

Global News One killed, 50 arrested as Bahrain police raid Shiite religious leader's town
Author: 0 One killed, 50 arrested as Bahrain police raid Shiite religious leader's town

Bahrain's Interior Ministry earlier wrote on Twitter that the operation targeting Diraz, home to Sheikh Isa Qassim, was to "maintain security and public order". The Bahraini regime has responded to the protests with excessive and lethal force, which has drawn worldwide criticism. The government's clampdown on dissent has drawn harsh condemnation from global rights groups and governments.

Author: 0 Trump era: House of Cards or the Russian roullette?

The media also went to town with a story that Trump had spilled highly secret intelligence to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the Oval Office a day after firing Comey. The White House has given different versions of the reasons for the dismissal. Senators coming out of that meeting told reporters that Rosenstein said Trump made it clear that he planned to fire Comey before Rosenstein wrote a memo outlining issues with the former Federal Bureau of ...

Global News Congressman quits post in GOP group over health care bill
Author: 0 Congressman quits post in GOP group over health care bill

One Tuesday Group member turned against the final deal, but 30 Freedom Caucus members voted in favor of the bill. MacArthur's remarks to the Tuesday Group members also argued for a health care "solution". MacArthur cited the legislation in his resignation, noting that more than half of the 20 Republican "no" votes came from Tuesday Group members, even though those same members voted repeatedly to repeal the Obama administration's signature health care law.

Global News Trump congratulates South Korea's Moon on election win
Author: 0 Trump congratulates South Korea's Moon on election win

Suh Hoon, a career spy agency official who was instrumental in setting up two previous summits between the North and South, was named to head the National Intelligence Service. Mr Moon told Mr Xi many South Koreans and businesses in China are struggling. Moon has said he wants to review that decision. Moon, however, continues to place importance on the USA alliance with South Korea.

Global News Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester attack
Author: 0 Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester attack

According to media reports, the awkward moment was captured as the USA president and Melania walked down the red carpet at Ben Gurion airport with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara. "You know that it's possible that today it was also a terror attack". He added that the ideology of those behind the attack must be "obliterated".

Global News Chinese President congratulates Moon, calls for dealing with disagreements
Author: 0 Chinese President congratulates Moon, calls for dealing with disagreements "appropriately"

In the first comments from the North after Mr Moon's win, the official Rodong Sinmun newspaper called on South Korea's new government to end what the paper called confrontational policies, including joint drills with the United States. She is now in prison awaiting trial on corruption charges. While he was elected largely on concerns about corruption and the economy, North Korea loomed large after weeks of rising tensions in the region.

Author: 0 Flynn pleads 5th as Stone, Manafort send documents to Senate

Flynn also noted on a form that he had only "insubstantial contacts" with foreign officials. The FBI is investigating whether members of the Trump campaign cooperated with Russian intelligence agencies during or after the 2016 race. In a letter to the committee Monday, lawyers for Flynn - who has not admitted to any wrongdoing - say he is looking to protect himself from an "escalating public frenzy" of "outrageous allegations".

Global News Trump In Saudi Arabia: 'This Is Not A Battle Between Different Faiths'
Author: 0 Trump In Saudi Arabia: 'This Is Not A Battle Between Different Faiths'

In office he ordered temporary bans on people from certain Muslim-majority countries, which have been blocked by courts that ruled they were discriminatory. The Washington Post said the probe had reached into the White House to include a Trump adviser, who was not named. Trump arrived in Riyadh besieged by the fallout from his controversial decision to fire FBI Director James Comey and more revelations about the federal investigations into his campaign's possible ties to Russian ...

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