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Author: 0 Leaders of G7 nations begin summit in Italy

The leaders of Tunisia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Niger and Nigeria will join the discussions on Saturday morning, with Italy keen for the world's wealthiest nations to help the continent develop its economy in an effort to persuade young Africans to stay home.

Author: 0 White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

Under the existing conditions the USA administration is not planning to mitigate anti-Russian sanctions, moreover, they can be tightened, "Armenpress" reports , citing Ria Novosti, high ranking White House official announced. Tusk already met with Trump yesterday in Brussels , and said that while both sides did not have a "common position about Russia", they appeared to be on the same line where the Ukrainian conflict is concerned.

Global News Trump calls for peace as he lands in Israel
Author: 0 Trump calls for peace as he lands in Israel

He is the first sitting US president to visit Old City Jerusalem and go to the Western Wall. Israel considers the entire city to be its capita while the global community says the future of east Jerusalem , claimed by the Palestinians , must be resolved through negotiations.

Global News Stoltenberg: NATO to become part of US-led coalition against Daesh
Author: 0 Stoltenberg: NATO to become part of US-led coalition against Daesh

President Donald Trump's first appearance at a summit of the alliance's leaders. Mr Trump appeared to have been talking to Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán before the now infamous "shove", who can be seen smiling at the US President until he stands directly in front of him, excluding Mr Orbán from the group's conversation.

Global News Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared
Author: 0 Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared

After arresting a 23-year-old man on Tuesday, police said they had taken three more men into custody yesterday in south Manchester , the area where Abedi lived. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Abedi was believed to have traveled to Syria and had "proven" links to the Islamic State group, which claimed responsibility for the attack.

Global News USA climber dies near summit of Mount Everest, per reports
Author: 0 USA climber dies near summit of Mount Everest, per reports

A mountain climber from Uttar Pradesh has gone missing after successfully summiting Mount Everest , Nepalese officials said on Sunday. Everest Parivar Expedition agency spokesperson Murari Sharma told the Chicago Tribune that specifics of Yearwood's death were not immediately known, though he reportedly died near the mountain's summit.

Author: 0 British police make two more arrests after Manchester bombing

But she will also say that more needs to be done in the fight against terrorism and that the 28 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members are at the heart of such measures, bringing "valuable operational experience and tools" to deter attacks such as the one in Manchester, where a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a pop concert.

Global News Girl, 2, dies after suffering cardiac arrest at Qld home
Author: 0 Girl, 2, dies after suffering cardiac arrest at Qld home

Police are investigating the death of a two-year-old girl who was seriously injured at a home on Brisbane's northside. Paramedics administered CPR to the child for 30 minutes and were able to revive her before transporting her to Lady Cilento Children's Hospital.

Author: 0 Manchester Bomber's Father Says Son Made Regular Visits to Libya

The Associated Press reports the brothers' father, Ramadan Abedi, was also arrested in Libya but did not say why. Ramadan Abedi, the father of Salman Abedi, the bomber who killed 22 concert-goers in an attack in Manchester , gestures as he speaks to Reuters .

Author: 0 Lib Dems call for overhaul of waste taxes

The manifesto includes a vow to invest an extra £7.5bn in education, by opposing new grammar schools, and ensuring that per-pupil budgets grow if class sizes do. 'Not Theresa May's cold, mean-spirited Britain'. Here are eight policies which will make life easier for young people and help them to get on in life.

Author: 0 Win puts City back in third spot

Manchester City have lost only one league game on their own territory all season, but have drawn seven times and as Leicester threw players forward in the closing minutes in search of an equaliser, they were in real danger of being pegged back yet again.

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

His family has come under scrutiny, as well: Libya's RADA counterterrorism force issued a statement on Facebook saying it has arrested and interrogated Abedi's younger brother, Hashim. "The level of activity is intense and continuing at a fast pace", he said. Britain's official terror threat level has also been raised to "critical", the highest level, late on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Mosul residents deny findings of USA probe into Iraq strike

Coalition forces were not aware of the presence of the munitions prior to the strike, according to Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve. Investigators in post-explosive analysis found residues common to explosives used by the Islamic State but that were not consistent with the explosive content found in the GBU-38 precision-guided munition used in the airstrike.

Global News Egypt: Gunmen kill at least 23 people in bus attack
Author: 0 Egypt: Gunmen kill at least 23 people in bus attack

Unknown assailants in three SUVS opened fire on a bus in Minya, about 190 miles south of Cairo, according to Egypt's interior ministry. Egyptian security and medical officials said the death toll in the shooting by masked gunmen of a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery has risen to 28.

Author: 0 US Airstrike Killed Over 100 Civilians in Mosul, Pentagon Says

Gen. Matthew Isler told Pentagon reporters by phone. The probe concluded that the U.S. strike in the Al-Jadida district inadvertently triggered explosives placed in the building by Islamic State fighters, causing it to collapse. US forces take every precaution to avoid civilian casualties, according to officials in Baghdad . Although the investigation acknowledges the civilian deaths caused, it appears to assign blame to Islamic State, with the probe noting that the episode began when two ...

Author: 0 Manchester City sign Bernardo Silva from Monaco

He scored 12 goals and made six assists in 55 appearances in all competitions last season. Silva was instrumental in Monaco's capturing of the Ligue 1 title a fortnight ago as he recorded his most impressive season to date. Silva, a 22-year-old Portugal global, official moves over on July 1. And despite a need for defenders and a deeper-lying midfielder, the signing of Silva does make sense on a number of levels.

Author: 0 South Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un hailed the launch on Sunday as a test of the "perfect weapon system" and capable of carrying "a large-size heavy nuclear warhead". The paper praised those responsible for the Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile for showing the world "the strength of the powerful self-reliant nuclear state".

Author: 0 Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify to Senate panel in public session

Shortly after the New York Times reported was published, Rep. Elijah Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, asked the head of the committee, Republican Rep. Notably, Rosenstein stood by his controversial memo criticizing Comey's handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.

Global News Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30
Author: 0 Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, is one of the most senior committee members and has signaled his interest in succeeding Chaffetz as chairman, but it's not clear whether he could win that prized slot. But Trump's victory complicated Chaffetz' life. State lawmakers were discussing plans for a special election that would be needed if Chaffetz resigns.

Author: 0 Coats sidesteps questions about Trump pressure

And while Trump's attempts to get credible people to publicly vouch for him certainly adds to the case for obstruction, it's a secondary data point, and one that follows reporting from February about the White House asking the Federal Bureau of Investigation to "knock down" reports of possible wrongdoing by members of the Trump team.

Author: 0 Manchester bombing: Trump calls alleged intel leaks 'deeply troubling'

Instead, he said , the sources should be held accountable. "Where former SOIs show sufficient risk of re-engaging in terrorism, MI5 can consider reopening the investigation, but this process inevitably relies on hard professional judgments based on partial information".

Author: 0 Congress hearings show no Trump campaign-Russia collusion: White House official

The result of the dozens of questions left unanswered by Comey, Yates, Clapper, and others is that the public - and, to a lesser extent, lawmakers themselves - don't know the basics of the Russia-Trump matter. "I have made my position clear on that to this administration and I intend to maintain that position". Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.). "On the other hand, if I'm called before an investigative committee, I certainly will provide them with what I know and what I don't know".

Author: 0 US House Intelligence Committee to subpoena Flynn

He says he personally warned Russian Federation last summer against interfering in the US presidential election . Flynn has emerged as a central figure in the House and Senate intelligence committees' ongoing probes into Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election, as well as possible collusion between members of the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.

Global News Iran accuses US of 'Iranophobia' after Trump's Saudi visit
Author: 0 Iran accuses US of 'Iranophobia' after Trump's Saudi visit

In a news conference in Tehran on Monday, Rouhani said Trump's first visit overseas was a "theatrical gathering with no practical or political value". "The Iranian nation has made a decision to be powerful". Iran, Russia and Turkey are now cooperating to restore ceasefire in order to create a calm situation for the people in Syria , he said.

Author: 0 Facing fuming British prime minister, Trump vows to plug leaks

Trump was due to face an incensed British Prime Minister Theresa May, who plans to confront him over intelligence leaks about the Manchester suicide attack. Daesh, now being driven from territories in Syria and Iraq by Western and Iran-backed forces, claimed responsibility for the Manchester attack, but there were contradictions in its accounts of the action and a lack of crucial detail.

Global News Mother's Day special: Handwritten letter is the best gift say viewers
Author: 0 Mother's Day special: Handwritten letter is the best gift say viewers

This year, Mother's Day falls on May 14, the second Sunday in May in 2017. There is no holiday quite like Mother's Day in my book. So that became her response to me every time in her a year ago "I loved you first". A good mother loves fiercely but ultimately brings her children to thrive without her. Yolanda Eddis of Enterprise said she'd love a cruise for Mother's Day.

Global News Oil producers extend output cuts into 2018
Author: 0 Oil producers extend output cuts into 2018

While U.S. output quickly declined along with falling prices in 2016, shale producers have quickly pumped out more this year on the modest price recovery. The Opec produces a third of the world's oil. Falih said however that he was not anxious. The cuts would be maintained at the current agreed level with a 1.2mn bpd OPEC reduction and 0.6mn contribution from non-OPEC members.

Author: 0 LeBron James defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'

So I'd never believed I could beat Mike. There was too much jubilation and joy in the Cavs' locker room to wade into that territory. The Cavaliers and Warriors split their two meetings this season, both winning at home. If you don't want to rile up friends and relatives over the long weekend, you might also steer clear of the James-Jordan comparison. LeBron James called the Warriors a "juggernaut", and Green said "there's always a mutual respect".

Global News Was Trump the First U.S. President to Visit the Western Wall?
Author: 0 Was Trump the First U.S. President to Visit the Western Wall?

An official statement by the PA's foreign ministry described Netanyahu as "racist denying the occupation's existence". President Donald Trump placed a note in the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday , becoming the first sitting US president to visit one of Judaism's holiest sites .

Global News Donald Trump arrives in Israel, will push peace process
Author: 0 Donald Trump arrives in Israel, will push peace process

Earlier on Monday, on Mr Trump's first visit to Israel as president, he said he sees a growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a "common cause" with Israel in their determination to counter threats posed by Iran. Before leaving Italy, Trump will meet with the Italian president and prime minister and then fly Thursday to Brussels. Trump is also expected to visit the Western Wall, located in the Old City of East Jerusalem , in a private capacity in what would be the first ...

Author: 0 Protesters oppose martial law in Philippines

Philippine army generals say dozens of Islamic State group-l. As the Philippine army continue fighting to free Marawi City which is now under seige, news has emerged that it is not just local insurgents involved. "We are requesting our people in Marawi to go to safe places. and to stay indoors", he said. It has transmogrified into an invasion by foreign fighters, " Solicitor General Jose Calida said in Davao City.

Global News Manchester police searching house in Wigan after Monday's deadly terror attack
Author: 0 Manchester police searching house in Wigan after Monday's deadly terror attack

Akram Ramadan, a member of the Libyan community in Manchester who attends the city's Didsbury Mosque, said Abedi was banned from the mosque after he allegedly interrupted an imam's anti-Islamic State sermon. In Manchester, where residents continued to place floral tributes to the dead and injured, police arrested a man at a house near Abedi's home. Rudd said Britain's operational security could be harmed by the leaks, taking "the element of surprise" away from security services and police.

Author: 0 Probe: US bomb set off IS-planted devices in Mosul tragedy

The probe also used modeling to look at the structural damage to the building and concluded it could not have been caused by the GBU-38 precision-guided munition, or 500-pound bomb, dropped by the USA aircraft. Isler told reporters at the Pentagon via teleconference from Randolph Air Force Base in Texas that the massive blast was caused by explosives planted by the Islamic State.

Author: 0 Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive

Following the talks, European Council president Donald Tusk said he and the US president agreed on a need to combat terrorism but some differences loomed large. Other meetings over the two days will include discussions of global economy and climate, a meeting with small African nations - Trump will be seated between the leaders of Niger and Tunisia - and migration issues.

Global News Trump condemns attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt
Author: 0 Trump condemns attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

Some of the victims are reported to be children. "I was extremely saddened by the reports on a new terrorist attack, which targeted Egyptian Christians", Kirill I said in his message. "This merciless slaughter of Christians in Egypt tears at our hearts and grieves our souls". About 70 have been killed since December in bombings claimed by IS at churches in the cities of Cairo , Alexandria and Tanta.

Author: 0 US president's son-in-law under FBI scrutiny

The idea that Russian Federation would disseminate (transparently) false intelligence to undermine Hillary Clinton is, at this point, less than surprising. It is also not clear whether Kushner engaged with Kislyak on his own or with other Trump aides. Trump's aides sought to downplay the absence. In addition, the White House declined to comment on Friday's report .

Global News Ariana Grande suspends world tour after Manchester concert bombing
Author: 0 Ariana Grande suspends world tour after Manchester concert bombing

Among the victims identified was an 8-year-old girl, an 18-year-old college student, a Polish couple who were picking up their daughter from the concert and others. The militia's claims about the younger brother could not be immediately verified. The father, Ramadan Abedi, denied his son had links to militants in an interview with The Associated Press before he was taken into custody, saying, "We don't believe in killing innocents".

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