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Global News Manchester attacker 'likely' traveled to Syria: French minister
Author: 0 Manchester attacker 'likely' traveled to Syria: French minister

May said the move will allow the police to significantly increase the number of armed officers on patrol. In the wake of the attack, Britain has raised its terror alert level to maximum for fear of an imminent new terror strike. Multiple U.S. officials with knowledge of his travel say he had previously been in Libya and may also have traveled to Syria. All ticketholders will be granted refunds, Grande's team said.

Author: 0 Six die on Everest in past month

His accompanying Nepalese Sherpa guide was also sick but dragged himself to the camp at South Col, located at 26,247ft. Marchetti died due to apparent altitude sickness about 8,300 metres (27,230 feet) above sea level while on his summit approach, said Navin Trital of the Expedition Himalaya company that coordinated logistics for the climber.

Author: 0 Korea fires ballistic missile in latest test, Seoul says

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are running particularly high as North Korea continues making threats and launching missiles at an increased frequency. The Security Council adopted two sanctions resolutions previous year to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang and deny leader Kim Jong Un the hard currency needed to fund his military programs.

Global News Jury for Cosby trial includes two blacks
Author: 0 Jury for Cosby trial includes two blacks

Because of intense publicity surrounding the case, the search for a jury was moved from the Philadelphia suburbs to Pittsburgh , nearly 300 miles away, in hopes of finding people who had not already made up their minds about the comedian's guilt or innocence.

Author: 0 What We Know About The Suspect In The Manchester Arena Bombing

The British government has expressed its anger at the release in United States media of details from the investigation into Monday's concert attack, including photographs of parts of the bomb which left 22 people dead, including children.

Global News Wales boss Chris Coleman speaks out about Crystal Palace links
Author: 0 Wales boss Chris Coleman speaks out about Crystal Palace links

Unsurprisingly, the 46-year-old has been linked with a number of posts since his exploits in France last summer and he turned down the chance to manage Hull City and Swansea City earlier this season. "There is a little bit of spice to me because of what happened there previously, but it is a game I am really looking forward to". "Then these next two results are huge in terms of what will happen in this campaign".

Author: 0 Trump's Saudi Arabia visit was 'bizarre, unseemly, unethical and un-American': WaPo columnist

He said the countries "cannot wait for American power to crush this enemy for them". It is the only country where they are not allowed to drive. "Drive them out! Drive them out of your places of worship. "Drive them out", Trump said. The President also hit out at Iran , accusing Tehran of "fuelling the fires of sectarian conflict". "Pray for the day that the Iranian people have the just and righteous government they so richly deserve", he said.

Author: 0 Trump to Russians: Firing Comey Took 'Great Pressure' Off

President Trump was hit with another set of Russia-related allegations late Fridaymoments after departing on his first foreign trip as commander-in-chief, with one report claiming the president trash-talked James Comey in a meeting with Moscow dignitaries and another saying the Russian Federation probe has reached a current White House official.

Author: 0 OPEC and other nations set to extend output cuts

But the hoped-for benefits could be short-lived. US oil production has already risen by more than 10 percent since mid-2016 to more than 9.3 million bpd as drillers take advantage of higher prices and the supply gap left by OPEC and its allies.

Global News Net long-term migration falls below 250000
Author: 0 Net long-term migration falls below 250000

However, there is a new significant drop of 84,000 to 248,000 over the year to March 2017 according to the Office for National Statistics that is a notable change. Immigration from EU8 states - the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia - was down by 25,000 to 48,000, while emigration increased by 16,000 to 43,000.

Global News Israel Police Question Sheldon Adelson In Ongoing Probe Against PM Netanyahu
Author: 0 Israel Police Question Sheldon Adelson In Ongoing Probe Against PM Netanyahu

Adelson, who has been a staunch backer of Netanyahu and who donated millions to the Trump campaign, is the driving force behind the firmly pro-Netanyahu " Israel Hayom " paper. Adelson visits Israel regularly and was questioned near Tel Aviv on a trip, with authorities stating he is not a suspect in the investigation. American business magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam (right) attend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech on Iran before a joint meeting of the US Congress on ...

Global News Hamilton fastest in Monaco GP 1st practice
Author: 0 Hamilton fastest in Monaco GP 1st practice

Even the normally inscrutable Raikkonen sounded upbeat after recording the third quickest time in P2 behind Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo - who got pole position here a year ago. For some reason we were really struggling in FP2, just something with the tyres and just sliding around a lot. Sebastian Vettel was all smiles this afternoon when he became the first - and so far the only - man to drive a new-generation F1 auto around the streets of Monte Carlo in fewer than 73 seconds.

Global News Trump affirms peace is
Author: 0 Trump affirms peace is "possible" between Israel and Palestinians

They're losers. And we'll have more of them. This includes a renewed effort at peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and I thank the prime minister for his commitment to pursuing the peace process. The only direct flights from Israel to Arab states are to Egypt and Jordan, both of which signed peace treaties with Israel. "Because you have noted so succinctly that common dangers are turning former enemies into partners, and that's where we see something new and potentially ...

Global News A Republican strategist is now confirmed to have colluded with Russian hackers
Author: 0 A Republican strategist is now confirmed to have colluded with Russian hackers

Nevins then wrote about the information and posted some of the documents on his blog, the links to which Guccifer 2 .0 sent to Roger Stone , a former advisor to then candidate Donald Trump . In addition to receiving hacked information about Democratic races in Florida, Nevins also received internal details about congressional districts in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

Author: 0 Trump believes he can make an Israel-Palestine peace deal

He said both sides are ready to resume talks. Michael Oren, a deputy minister in Netanyahu's coalition government and a former Israeli ambassador to Washington , said the vagueness with which Trump addressed the Israeli-Palestinian issue coupled with his sharp condemnation of Iran and terror dovetailed comfortably with current Israeli thinking.

Author: 0 Iran will continue missile programme: President Hassan Rouhani

French carmakers PSA and Renault are taking advantage of their lack of USA operations by piling into a resurgent Iranian market that is still off-limits to rivals fearful that Trump's administration will impose sanctions. While condemning Iran's actions and crimes is a constant necessity, practical measures, and more specifically, ending all diplomatic relations with the mullahs, expelling this regime's delegations from worldwide organizations, blacklisting the notorious IRGC and other ...

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani wins a second term

Iraqis and Syrians have together fought the so-called Islamic State group with Iran's support, Rouhani said , adding that without Iran no regional security and stability is foreseeable. The Obama administration supposed that the kind of economic opening promoted by Rouhani would bring about that change. Rouhani also criticized a meeting U.S.

Author: 0 Trump flight from Saudi to Israel thought to be first ever

Speaking in the Middle East on his first foreign trip, Trump said he would not call those responsible "monsters, because they would like that term". After years of butting heads with Trump's predecessor, Netanyahu celebrated a new American president's arrival as a moment of hope in the stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinians.

Author: 0 US Senate panel says it will subpoena Michael Flynn businesses

Mike Turner, an Ohio Republican. "I encountered and became aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and United States persons involved in the Trump campaign", Brennan said. Coats did say that he has made clear to the Trump administration that "any political shaping" of intelligence would be inappropriate. Brennan's comments on what evidence existed to begin an investigation were nearly pried out of him during questioning by ...

Author: 0 Ariana Grande offers to pay for funerals of Manchester bombing victims

Mrs May announced late on Tuesday that the UK's terror threat level was being raised to the highest category for the first time for almost a decade. Salman Abedi flew into Dusseldorf from Manchester about four days before getting on a flight back to England, Sky News reported , citing German intelligence.

Global News Joe Lieberman is front-runner to be next Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Author: 0 Joe Lieberman is front-runner to be next Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump is scheduled to be out of the country for nine days. He'd previously said he might announce his nominee before he left. Lieberman is now a man without a party, the ideal status for an Federal Bureau of Investigation chief. "He or she can not be perceived as a political appointee or someone representing the interests of the Trump administration", Sanders said in a statement.

Author: 0 Manchester Bomber Known to US Authorities Before Attack

Armed police officers patrol around St Ann's Square during a vigil on Wednesday in Manchester , England. " The bomber in the Manchester terrorist attack appeared to have carried a powerful explosive in a lightweight metal container concealed either within a black vest or a blue Karrimor backpack, and to have held a small detonator in his left hand, according to preliminary information gathered by British authorities ".

Global News Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural
Author: 0 Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

Trump's first foreign tour, which has so far taken him to Riyadh, Jerusalem and Rome and will end this weekend at a G7 summit in Sicily, has been presented by aides as reassuring allies that Washington remains a reliable partner under a head of state who faces a series of ethics questions back home.

Author: 0 Philippines' finmin says economy not threatened by martial law

Martial law allows Duterte to use the armed forces to carry out arrests, searches and detentions more rapidly. "I have always said, 'Do not force my hand into it, ' " he declared Wednesday, "because if I start to declare martial law, I will solve all the problems of Mindanao connected with law and order".

Author: 0 Trump urges Israelis and Palestinians: Make peace

Trump also discussed the attack during an appearance at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . "Everyone says they want peace. Abbas called on Israel to accept the demands for better conditions by hundreds of imprisoned Palestinians who have been on a hunger strike for 37 days.

Global News NATO Nations 'Must Finally Contribute Their Fair Share'
Author: 0 NATO Nations 'Must Finally Contribute Their Fair Share'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that "of course" the United States supports Article 5 , though Trump still wants other nations to meet their obligation to spend 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense. Tusk also said, though, that on the Ukraine conflict, "It seems that we ere on the same line". "All people who cherish life must unite in finding, exposing and removing these killers and extremists and yes, losers, they are losers".

Global News Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next
Author: 0 Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

And according to reports, the 80-year-old pontiff took full advantage of the opportunity ― Pope Francis gave Donald Trump his climate change encyclical as a gift, which is probably not something the president, a notorious climate change denier, has much interest in.

Author: 0 TPP Nations Agree to Complete Preparatory Work Without US

Lighthizer and Japan's economy, trade and industry minister, Hiroshige Seko, agreed on strengthening bilateral trade and removing barriers, a statement from the US trade representative said. The Asia-Pacific countries failed to agree on their usual joint statement after the United States opposed wording that supported free trade and opposed protectionism, officials at the meetings said.

Author: 0 Donald Trump's Saudi Arabia speech: eight key points

Sending a tough message to Tehran shortly after pragmatist Hassan Rouhani was re-elected president , Mr Trump had urged Arab and Islamic leaders to unite to defeat Islamist militants, and said Iran had for decades "fuelled the fires of sectarian conflict and terrors" .

Global News Ivanka Trump meets human trafficking victims in Rome
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump meets human trafficking victims in Rome

The pope also presented Trump with three books that he said he sends to all Catholics: one on family, one on the Gospels and one on "care of our common home, the environment". The US leader began his foreign trip with a two-day stop in Saudi Arabia over the weekend, urging Muslim countries to take the lead in combating radicalisation.

Author: 0 Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

Trump described his meetings with the leaders of the Muslim world and Arab nations from all across the region in Riyadh as "an epic gathering" and "a historic event". Trump became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall, the last remnant of the biblical Temple and Judaism's holiest site . "I refuse to see the visit just as a gesture - there must be something behind it", he said.

Author: 0 Car blast injures former Greek prime minister Papademos

The blast took place after Papademos opened a booby-trapped envelope in his auto, reported Anadolu. However, police did not immediately confirm that it was a parcel bomb.Papademos was taken to the hospital and also his driver was also wounded.

Global News Philippines Using Helicopters to Clear Militants
Author: 0 Philippines Using Helicopters to Clear Militants

Another Marawi resident recalled the Zamboanga Siege from 2013 when fighters of the Moro National Liberation Front attacked the city. It was unclear yesterday night how many militants were still in the city or if they had escaped to nearby mountains and forests that they have long used as hideouts.

Global News Ariana Grande suspends tour following Manchester attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande suspends tour following Manchester attack

But the most damaging leak may well have been the release of the name of the suicide bomber, according to the BBC's diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus. Manchester police halted their sharing of investigative information with the USA through most of Thursday until receiving fresh assurance there would be an end to leaks to the media.

Global News Filipinos at Mass worry about city, martial law
Author: 0 Filipinos at Mass worry about city, martial law

Lt. Gen. Eduardo Ano, Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff, said more than 50 militants entered Marawi City on Tuesday afternoon. Marawi has about 200,000 residents but many of them have fled because of the fighting. Still mired in controversy over telling Russian Federation about a planned ISIS attack, President Donald Trump is caught in yet another, this time spilling U.S.

Global News Did Trump really favor Macron in France?
Author: 0 Did Trump really favor Macron in France?

Trump is notorious for giving awkwardly long and overly forceful handshakes (except for that one time with German Chancellor Angela Merkel ), and it seems Macron wanted to send him a message that he will not be messed with. Trump's aversion to handshaking seemed to lessen over the course of the United States presidential campaign. As La Pen represented the National Front Party, which is effectively a more extreme version of Britain's UKIP, many have claimed that La Pen is the Trump of ...

Global News Sea lion drags girl into water by her dress
Author: 0 Sea lion drags girl into water by her dress

Michael Fujiwara , who captured the shocking moment on film, told CBC News that the girl's family " were just in shock " after the incident. As tourists tossed food to the sea lion, a little girl and her family got really close to the edge of the docks.

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