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Author: 0 United Kingdom terror threat level raised to 'critical' after Manchester attack

Ms. May said she did not want the public to feel "unduly alarmed" but said it was a "proportionate and sensible response" to hike the threat level. "But this attack stands out for its appalling sickening cowardice, deliberately targeting innocent, defenceless children and young people who should have been enjoying one of the most memorable nights of their lives".

Global News Rubio not optimistic on prospects of Middle East peace
Author: 0 Rubio not optimistic on prospects of Middle East peace

Hundreds of people took to the streets in Gaza City to protest Donald Trump's visit to Palestine on Tuesday and express their outrage over the labeling of de facto Gaza Strip rulers Hamas as a terrorist group. Tuesday marked the second day of Palestinian protests, which simultaneously condemned the U.S. president's visit and supported the hunger strikes in Israeli prisons.

Global News Melania Trump Slaps Away Donald's Hand Upon Arriving in Israel
Author: 0 Melania Trump Slaps Away Donald's Hand Upon Arriving in Israel

In the afternoon, Trump will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial before traveling to the Israel Museum to deliver his main address, which will "celebrate the unique history of Israel and of the Jewish people", according to the White House website.

Global News Trump, Abbas meet in Bethlehem
Author: 0 Trump, Abbas meet in Bethlehem

On Monday, Israeli forces shot and injured at least 11 Palestinian protesters who staged a general strike in the occupied West Bank , East Jerusalem , and the besieged Gaza Strip in support of those prisoners on hunger strikes. The route took the president past the "Walled Off Hotel", a guesthouse run by the British graffiti artist Banksy that is created to draw attention to the security infrastructure, which Israel says is there to protect against Palestinian attacks.

Global News Manchester Police Name Bomber, Hunt For Accomplices
Author: 0 Manchester Police Name Bomber, Hunt For Accomplices

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins confirmed in a press briefing that Abedi is suspected of carrying out the terrorist attack. May said authorities believe they have identified the attacker, but did not release the name.

Global News Morgan Stanley to curb veteran adviser recruiting
Author: 0 Morgan Stanley to curb veteran adviser recruiting

The financial services provider reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.10. Zacks' EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Morgan Stanley .

Global News Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over media leaks
Author: 0 Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over media leaks

If Trump would have let Comey go soon after his inauguration, McQuade says, it would have been a different situation. President Donald Trump's abrupt dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey disrupted the political scene in ways that White House did not anticipate, and the fallout may stymie one of the administration's top priorities.

Global News USA arming Kurdish Syria fighters unacceptable, shouts Turkey
Author: 0 USA arming Kurdish Syria fighters unacceptable, shouts Turkey

Mr Erdogan said the "fight against terrorism should not be led with another terror organisation" and that "we want to know that our allies will side with us and not with terror organisations". Talal Sillo, a commander with SDF, said no weapons have been delivered yet but noted the USA -led coalition said a delivery was expected from weapons already in Syria with the worldwide coalition.

Author: 0 Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace

Husam Zumlot told i24NEWS. But while Trump said earlier this month that he believed brokering peace is "maybe not as hard as people have thought", he measured his comments on Tuesday. Trump added that dealmaking "is what I do". But Palestine refused the offer , and countered with a significantly smaller land swap, which was in turn rejected by the Israelis.

Author: 0 Trump asked top intel officials to defend him on Russian Federation claims

Despite the Post's sourcing, its report did not provide documented evidence of Trump's requests. Trump fired Comey, who was leading a separate Justice Department investigation on Russian Federation, on May 9. A CIA spokesperson declined to comment when asked if CIA Director Mike Pompeo was also asked by Trump to push back against an FBI investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and the Russian government.

Author: 0 Rep. Chaffetz has important talk planned with James Comey

The House Oversight Committee he heads is one of several congressional panels looking into aspects of Russia's alleged attempts to influence the US presidential election. He tangled with the Secret Service while leading a probe into security lapses at the White House and on presidential trips. Trump has long complicated Chaffetz's life.

Author: 0 Trump Admin Regrets Erasing Israeli Territory From US Maps

The worldwide community and previous U.S. presidents have not recognized Israeli sovereignty over the areas captured by the Jewish state after that conflict. Hanan Ashrawi, a senior official in the Palestine Liberation Organisation, said Palestinians were taking Trump's efforts with "a very strong dose of healthy skepticism".

Global News Iran funds terrorists: Trump calls for its global isolation in Saudi speech
Author: 0 Iran funds terrorists: Trump calls for its global isolation in Saudi speech

United States president Donald Trump's recent anti-Iran remarks were aimed at "milking" Saudi Arabia , Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday. "Drive them out! Drive them out of your places of worship, drive them out of your communities, drive them out of your holy land and drive them out of this earth", the president said.

Global News Moors Murderer Ian Brady Dead at 79
Author: 0 Moors Murderer Ian Brady Dead at 79

The couple's five victims; Pauline Reade, John Kilbride, Keith Bennett, Lesley Ann Downey and Edward Evans; were aged between 10 and 17. Hours before his death, Brady reportedly was told to "do the right thing" and reveal the location where 12-year-old Keith Bennett, the last of his child victims, is buried.

Author: 0 United Nations condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

Earlier, North Korea on May 14 test-fired a ballistic missile from a region near its west coast amid tense relation with US. The United States has been trying to persuade China, North Korea's lone major ally, to do more to rein in North Korea, which has conducted dozens of missile launches and tested two nuclear bombs since the start of previous year, in defiance of U.N.

Author: 0 Assange expresses readiness for dialogue with UK, US

The Swedish Prosecution Authority chief Marianne Ny said that the agency has "decided to discontinue the investigation" because neither Assange nor Ecuador would cooperate. extradition attempt than if he had gone to Sweden". The police also recognized that Assange is now "wanted for a much less serious offense" and said they would "provide a level of resourcing which is proportionate to that offense".

Author: 0 In Jerusalem and Bethlehem, Parsing What Trump Left Unsaid

Much of central and southern Jerusalem was shut down to allow the presidential motorcade of around 60 vehicles to make its way from Mr Trump's hotel to the town, just eight km to the south. Since then, USA policy on the city has not explicitly changed much, with former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama both favoring direct negotiations between the two parties over unilateral action.

Author: 0 'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader

Gott says Palestinians and Israelis don't always see eye to eye, "I think we have polarized in the last 10 years and can work together in becoming neighbors and friends". "I do think initiating the possibility of us discussing, us, meaning the Israelis , discussing with the Palestinians is a hopeful step", says Gott.

Author: 0 Brennan says Russians, WikiLeaks cooperate

Flynn, a former lieutenant general who was sacked as President Donald Trump's national security adviser for failing to reveal contacts he had with Russia's ambassador, refused on Monday to answer subpoenas from the Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russian ties to the Trump campaign and interference in the 2016 election.

Global News Beijing Sticks Its Guns On Dismantling US Missiles In South Korea
Author: 0 Beijing Sticks Its Guns On Dismantling US Missiles In South Korea

Speaking to Lee, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said there had been some "undeserved setbacks" in relations this year, in apparent reference to THAAD . Washington later invoiced Seoul for the defense shield - a step strongly opposed by the South Korean authorities. But he stressed that South Korea should not expect its relations with China to enjoy momentum if it doesn't come up with a specific plan to resolve the THAAD issue.

Global News Trump Fails To Explain How To Revive Arab-Israeli Talks
Author: 0 Trump Fails To Explain How To Revive Arab-Israeli Talks

Netanyahu , for his part, praised Trump's "change on U.S. policy on Iran" and "reassertion of American leaderhsip in the Middle East", in apparent jabs to Trump's predecessor to Barack Obama. His Monday itinerary includes a visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in annexed East Jerusalem's Old City, from which he will continue by foot to the Western Wall, a nearby Jewish holy site, where he will be the first USA president to visit the site.

Global News White House Lawyers Are Researching Impeachment, Sources Say
Author: 0 White House Lawyers Are Researching Impeachment, Sources Say

White House lawyers have denied that they are researching impeachment procedures following a spate of newspaper reports. However, officials still believe the possibility of remvoal is a long shot. White House hopes that Trump could leave scandalous allegations at home were crushed in a one-two punch of revelations that landed shortly after his departure.

Global News Trump asked former Ind. Sen. Dan Coats to deny Russian Federation collusion
Author: 0 Trump asked former Ind. Sen. Dan Coats to deny Russian Federation collusion

The report comes almost a week after it was reported that former FBI Director James Comey kept a memo about how Trump asked him to end a probe into Michael Flynn and Russian Federation. Reed also asked about another allegation in the Post article , which stated that senior White House officials sounded out top intelligence officials about the possibility of intervening directly with Comey to encourage the Federal Bureau of Investigation to drop its probe of Michael Flynn , ...

Author: 0 Trump Travels To Bethlehem For Meeting With Abbas

Palestinian presidential guard spokesman, Ghassan Nimr, told local media outlets that Trump was scheduled to arrive in Bethlehem at around 09:45 and hold a one-hour private meeting with Abbas. Trump was joined by first lady Melania Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka Trump. "This wicked ideology must be obliterated, and I mean completely obliterated", Trump said.

Global News Philippine president declares martial law in Mindanao -spokesman
Author: 0 Philippine president declares martial law in Mindanao -spokesman

He told a Philippine coast guard convention in the southern city of Davao on Friday that Xi responded: "Well, we are friends". At MGIMO, as expected, he will speak on Wednesday, 24 mA, on the topic of independence of foreign policy and talk about their ideas about how to achieve peace and security in the Asia-Pacific region.

Author: 0 Trump in Bethlehem to meet Palestinian president

U.S. President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas review the honor guard during a reception ceremony at the presidential headquarters in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, May 23, 2017. After hosting Abbas at the White House in March, Trump boldly stated that achieving peace is "something that I think is, frankly, maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years".

Global News Hundreds on trial in Turkey for failed coup
Author: 0 Hundreds on trial in Turkey for failed coup

A leading human rights group has slammed Turkey for dismissing tens of thousands of public employees after last summer's failed coup, saying the move has had a "catastrophic impact" on their lives and means of earning a living. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Washington, D.C., on May 16, and his security officers got into a violent clash with protesters outside the Turkish ambassador's residence.

Global News Texas House Approves Bathroom Restrictions for Public Schools
Author: 0 Texas House Approves Bathroom Restrictions for Public Schools

In fact, they argued, it treats trans kids like any other student. "We have been clear that discriminatory legislation would have a chilling effect on economic development, make recruitment and retention more hard and stifle investment in Texas ", Chris Wallace, president of the Texas Association of Business , said in a statement .

Author: 0 Palestinian President Reiterates Commitment to Peace Process

Many Palestinians seemed less than impressed by President Trump's brief foray into the West Bank on Tuesday for talks in the town of Bethlehem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. While deplaning from their flight from Tel Aviv , Trump made a move to hold Melania's hand. But not all was rosy for Netanyahu, his supporters, or for mega-donor Sheldon Adelson who sat in the front row.

Global News Late-night shows poke fun at Trump's Israel visit
Author: 0 Late-night shows poke fun at Trump's Israel visit

Israelis had expected Trump to make some kind of a gesture regarding the status of Jerusalem . "This city, like no other place in the world, reveals the longing of the human heart - to know and worship God", said Trump. Bennett and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, both of the pro-settlement Jewish Home party, voted against a measure to boost Palestinian building in Area C of the West Bank, which Israel fully governs.

Global News First victims identified in Manchester concert bombing
Author: 0 First victims identified in Manchester concert bombing

The first victim was named as 18-year-old Georgina Callander , followed by Saffie Rose Roussos , aged just eight. Confirming the details of the attack, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police Ian Hopkins said the investigation to identify the perpetrators behind the deadly attack is underway, until which the attack is being treated as a terrorist incident .

Author: 0 How the war-of-words between Trump and Pope Francis has evolved

The President gifted the Pope with a piece of art by renowned citizen-artist Vivienne Roche. His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the injury and tragic loss of life caused by the barbaric attack in Manchester, and he expresses his heartfelt solidarity with all those affected by this senseless act of violence.

Author: 0 Trump meets Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

Abbas visited Trump in Washington earlier this month, and they both attended the summit in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, where Trump kicked off his first trip overseas as United States president. Heading to Israel on the second stop in the president's nine-day tour of the Middle East and Europe, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addressed questions over whether the administration is considering a change in policy, after top officials offered conflicting views.

Global News Apple in talks to expand India production capacity - minister
Author: 0 Apple in talks to expand India production capacity - minister

He said that TeamLease analysis for 2017-18 report that IT sector hiring sentiments is positive and is up by 4% in October 2016 to March 2017, compared to the previous six-month period. India's overall domestic IT/BPM sector is expected to grow at 8.5% from Dollars 35 billion in 2016 to an anticipated USD 37 billion in 2017. Now the digital economy in India, which includes sectors such as fintech, communications, e-commerce, cybersecurity and electronics, is estimated at about $270 billion.