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Global News Israel ties see major reset with Trump's visit to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israel ties see major reset with Trump's visit to Jerusalem

The prime minister, who butted heads with President Barack Obama, leapt to his feet when the president declared Tuesday that his administration "will always stand with Israel". But there was little public evidence of prodding by Trump or his aides of either side to make more substantial concessions. "The freedom and independence of the Palestinian people is the key to peace and stability in our region and the world, so that the children of Palestine and Israel enjoy a secure, stable and ...

Author: 0 Alabama death row inmate Thomas Arthur fights for 8th reprieve of execution

Arthur was convicted and sentenced to death for Wicker's murder after three separate trials - his convictions were overturned twice. Gov. Ivey denied the testing of a wig (allegedly worn by the killer), which state officials say had been tested before in 2009 and found not to contain any genetic material.

Global News Senate panel says to subpoena Michael Flynn businesses
Author: 0 Senate panel says to subpoena Michael Flynn businesses

Tuesday's letter narrowed the scope of the documents the panel is seeking. Brennan reiterated that the Central Intelligence Agency detected in 2016 possible signs of collusion between Trump associates and Russian officials. Some Russians boasted about how well they knew Mr Flynn. The former Central Intelligence Agency director, however, was far more forthcoming about Trump campaign's contacts with the Russians, which, he clarified, he had not yet confirmed was collusion because they ...

Author: 0 Manchester bomber had "proven" links to Islamic State

As hundreds of British soldiers protected some of the world's most visited tourist sites in London and elsewhere, police are pressing to uncover the network that is thought to have helped Mr Abedi in the deadly attack Monday night at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester .

Author: 0 Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack

GMP is now "furious" about the leaking of information, but hopes to resume normal intelligence sharing, BBC News added. British authorities say they believe the 22-year-old bomber was given the explosives used to kill himself and others at the pop concert.

Author: 0 Obama gets rock-star welcome in Berlin, praises Merkel

The pieces, standing together, form a monument about two meters high (6.5 feet) by more than two meters wide. As Trump arrived in Brussels ahead of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, he was met by thousands of protesters. On Thursday, Obama will be joined by German chancellor Angela Merkel in front of the Brandenburg Gate where a crowd of some 80,000 people will be watching the pair discuss "engaged democracy".

Global News Notre Dame University Students Protest Mike Pence's Commencement Speech
Author: 0 Notre Dame University Students Protest Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

Pence is the first vice president to deliver a commencement speech at Notre Dame , according to the university. Video shows the students who left received a mixture of cheers and boos from the crowd. Organizers had met with university police in advance to find the most peaceful way to protest. "Stand up and walk out once Mike Pence starts to speak", it directed.

Author: 0 United Kingdom investigates 'network' of alleged Manchester attackers

The relative said Salman had travelled to Manchester from Libya four days before Monday's bombing that killed 22 people. Another terror attack is "imminent", the Prime Minister warned, raising the threat level from "severe" to "critical" - which is the highest.

Global News No talks with separatists, at least for now: Jaitley
Author: 0 No talks with separatists, at least for now: Jaitley

Untoo complained to the human rights commission Gogoi's act is "not only illegal but against the settled principles of global humanitarian law". "With this idea, I have saved many people's lives". Amidst the mob, Gogoi claimed, he saw a man who appeared to be the "ring leader" as he was "instigating" the stone-pelters at Utlgam on the day of bypoll to the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency.

Global News Senate intel issues 2 new subpoenas related to Flynn
Author: 0 Senate intel issues 2 new subpoenas related to Flynn

It was the closest an American intelligence official has come to explaining the genesis of the FBI investigation into whether the Trump campaign cooperated in Russia's meddling in the US election, and it made clear that what Trump has called "the Russian Federation thing" was viewed past year with the utmost seriousness by the intelligence community.

Author: 0 Trump declares Palestine ready for peace talks

The Palestinian leader raised numerous familiar grievances and demands for a peace deal with Israel, including a Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem and an end to what the Palestinians view as the illegal "occupation" of the West Bank .

Global News Russia Probe Looking at Official in Trump White House
Author: 0 Russia Probe Looking at Official in Trump White House

The New York Times reported Trump had called Comey a "nut job" in a private meeting last week in the Oval Office with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and us ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak. "That's taken off", he added. Tim Scott, R-S.C. "I do think that the special prosecutor provides a sense of calm and confidence perhaps for the American people, which is incredibly important".

Author: 0 White House says no evidence of Trump team collusion with Russians

Coats spoke at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee. President Trump asked the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and the Director of the NSA to push back against the FBI's Russian Federation investigation, CBS News can confirm.

Global News 10 jurors chosen to serve in Cosby assault trial
Author: 0 10 jurors chosen to serve in Cosby assault trial

Officials at Montgomery County's tourist bureau can not predict whether Bill Cosby's sex assault trial in Norristown will provide an economic boost for area hotels and restaurants. He calls their encounter consensual. Lawyers hope to find a dozen jurors and six alternates in Pittsburgh willing to be sequestered almost 300 miles (482 kilometers) from home .

Global News Philippines, China Play Down Rodrigo Duterte's Talk Of War In Disputed Sea
Author: 0 Philippines, China Play Down Rodrigo Duterte's Talk Of War In Disputed Sea

Xi, according to Duterte, said "Well if you force this, we'll be forced to tell you the truth". The five-day trip will cement a dramatic improvement in ties between the two nations since Duterte came to power previous year and began unraveling the Philippines' decades-long alliance with the United States , which he accuses of hypocrisy and bullying.

Global News Trump handshake showdown: France's Macron just won't let go
Author: 0 Trump handshake showdown: France's Macron just won't let go

Their knuckles "turned white", their "jaws clenched", and their "faces tightened" during the death grip they shared, according to the Washington Post . Donald Trump is now on his first overseas trip since he became the leader of the free world and so he is meeting many foreign leaders for the first time.

Global News Koscielny to miss FA Cup final following unsuccessful red-card appeal
Author: 0 Koscielny to miss FA Cup final following unsuccessful red-card appeal

If Chelsea win, they will become the third club to do the league and FA Cup double on more than one occasion, joining Arsenal and Manchester United who have achieved the feat three times apiece. That was always my mindset when I came here. "I don't think I'll match him on that front but he did extremely well". We won eight of our last nine games, despite the lack of clarity, so we have just to focus to win the next one.

Global News GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter
Author: 0 GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter

A statement by campaign spokesman Shane Scanlon blamed Jacobs for the altercation, saying that he "entered the office without permission, aggressively shoved a recorder in Greg's face , and began asking badgering questions". The Guardian then released audio, collected from Jacobs's recorder, of the encounter. "The door to the room was about half open, so I couldn't see the whole thing", she said.

Author: 0 Iran will continue missile programme, says Rouhani

In fact, the Iranian voters did not have any complaints over vote rigging . Iran and Azerbaijan enjoy good relations and coordination, said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , who was re-elected in the May 19 presidential election .

Author: 0 Britain resumes data sharing with U.S. after 'assurances' over leaks

Fadil said he knew Abedi's older brother, Ismail, though, whom he described as "a very normal citizen of this country". The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children had recently returned from Libya, a British minister said, and her French counterpart said he had links with Islamic State and had probably visited Syria too.

Author: 0 White House puts 'Jerusalem, Israel' on website

Donald Trump appears to have confirmed that Israel was the source of highly sensitive intelligence he gave to Russian officials. He has defended his disclosure, arguing he has the right to share such information with Russian Federation.

Global News White House condemns terrorist assault in the Philippines
Author: 0 White House condemns terrorist assault in the Philippines

Following Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law on Wednesday (May 24), Malaysia has said that security along its borders, particularly the waters that are adjacent to the Philippines , will be tightened. However he said the bodies of only two militants had been recovered and the other reported deaths could not be independently verified. The rebels took hostage Father Chito Suganob, a priest at the city's Cathedral of Our Lady Help of Christians, and several ...

Author: 0 NBC's live 'Bye Bye Birdie' postponed to 2018

NBC is saying bye-bye this year to its tradition of an annual live holiday musical. The tuner had been set to air as NBC's holiday musical event this year. Furthermore, Lopez is juggling several movie projects in various stages of development. Harvey Fierstein , who starred in Hairspray and adapted the book for television, was announced to adapt Bye Bye Birdie for the NBC telecast.

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

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for his part dubbed high turnout of Iranians in election and large vote to President Rouhani as sign of public support for him and stressed Turkey's resolve to raise level of relations with Tehran . Rouhani is the one who led the country out of most sanctions and restored relations with Western countries. "Our missiles are for peace and for defence", he said.

Global News Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: media reports
Author: 0 Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: media reports

Last week, the Post reported that a senior White House official was a "person of interest" in the investigation, but the official was not named. He initially failed to declare the meetings on forms to obtain a security clearance to serve in the White House . Mr Kushner has so far made no public comments on the latest reports .

Author: 0 EU and Donald Trump Air Differences in Brussels Meeting

Trump has made clear his dislike of multilateral trade agreements, pulling out of the TPP agreement with Asian states. Trump previously described the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union as a "beautiful, lovely thing" and lauded his own election victory last November as "Brexit plus, plus, plus".

Global News Manchester attack: Family say bomb victim from Barra 'is a fighter'
Author: 0 Manchester attack: Family say bomb victim from Barra 'is a fighter'

Barra, where the Eilidh and Laura come from, is the second southernmost inhabited island of the Outer Hebrides and has a population of just 1,000 people. Laura MacIntyre had travelled to the Ariana Grande gig at the Manchester Arena from Barra in the Western Isles with Eilidh MacLeod. People from all across Scotland and the United Kingdom have come together to raise tens of thousands of pounds for the two Barra schoolgirls' families after they were caught up in the Manchester bombing, one ...

Global News The 7 most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip
Author: 0 The 7 most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

Get the Israelis not to build outside the settlement blocks, get the Palestinians to declare they will no longer fund the Martyrs Foundation. Netanyahu then said "intelligence cooperation is terrific". condemnation of settlement construction and ignored past support for a Palestinian State. Yet some Israeli officials are less certain of Trump. Trump also told the press corps, "You have another story wrong".

Author: 0 Pope to first lady: what are you feeding Trump?

Mr. Trump , midway through his grueling nine-day maiden global journey, called upon the pontiff at the Vatican early Wednesday where the two had a private 30-minute meeting laden with religious symbolism and ancient protocol. However, the mood lightened when Pope Francis met the first lady, Melania Trump , and asked if she fed her husband " potica ", a traditional cake in Slovenia, her homeland.

Author: 0 Manchester police presence increased as Britain faces raised threat

Not all of the victims have yet been named, however eight-year-old Saffie Roussos and 15-year-old Olivia Campbell are among those who lost their lives. He said the man is named Adel and is in his 40s, with a wife and several children. She tweeted: " broken . from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry.

Author: 0 Trump meets with Abbas in West Bank

Asked about his exchange with the USA president, Hazan told media that he was often referred to as the "Israeli Trump". As usual with all things Trump, who is right depends on how you frame the question. Popular discontent in the West Bank has taken the form of violent protests on behalf of a mass hunger strike of prisoners in Israeli jails that has now gone on for six weeks.

Global News UK PM May says threat level raised to
Author: 0 UK PM May says threat level raised to "critical" after Manchester attack

An unnamed Muslim community worker told the BBC two people who knew the attacker at college tipped off officers after he made statements "supporting terrorism" and expressing the view that "being a suicide bomber was OK". The Home Secretary said 984 military personnel were being deployed around the country. French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb told BFM-TV that Abedi had "proven links to ISIS", though he did not elaborate.

Global News Dog crashes live news broadcast in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Dog crashes live news broadcast in Russian Federation

The dog, perhaps in a bid for the limelight, places his two front paws on the desk while the news anchor shrinks away. Over in Russian Federation, times are exceedingly tough, and a local news outlet has recruited a black labrador to their team.

Global News Paresh Rawal deletes tweet on tying up Arundhati Roy to Army jeep
Author: 0 Paresh Rawal deletes tweet on tying up Arundhati Roy to Army jeep

Hurriyat Conference on Tuesday criticised Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal for his "unjustified" remarks against a noted human rights activist and writer Arundhati Roy. The Facebook post is about an article in Post Card , described by The Wire as "a right-wing fake news site", which stated that Arundhati Roy had given an interview to Pakistan "newspaper" The Times of Islamabad in which she had apparently said that " India can not achieve its objective in the occupied Valley even if its ...

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