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Global News UK police say 'large part of network' behind Manchester attack arrested
Author: 0 UK police say 'large part of network' behind Manchester attack arrested

A woman was arrested late Wednesday but was later released without charge. The man, whose identity remains unknown, is one of nine men who are being held for questioning in England following Monday's attack. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. This undated photo obtained on May 25, 2017 from Facebook shows Manchester-born Salman Abedi , suspect of the recent Manchester terrorist attack.

Author: 0 Manchester bomber was in Düsseldorf 4 days before attack

Two more men were arrested today by the United Kingdom police after searches in Manchester in connection with a deadly suicide bombing at a pop concert this week, while a woman arrested last night was released without charges. An emerging portrait of the bomber remained complicated by competing assessments over whether Abedi held views that had sparked concern before the bombing.

Author: 0 Western Wall is part of the West Bank

Adelson disagrees with the notion the embassy move should be tied to progress in the Mideast peace process, sources informed Axios . The US official reportedly said Israel did not have jurisdiction in the area and that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was not welcome to accompany Trump there.

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

Asked about the possibility of direct talks with the United States over the mutual issues, the Iranian President said that "we are waiting for the U.S. operations by piling into a resurgent Iranian market that is still off-limits to rivals fearful that Trump's administration will impose sanctions. "The problem is that the Americans do not know our region and those who advise US officials are misleading them".

Author: 0 Israelis Elated by Trump Visit; Palestinians Disappointed

Still, a senior administration official traveling with the president told reporters on Air Force One that the White House was satisfied with the visit. President Trump's powerful message of the choice between "good and evil" accurately portrayed this historical moment. "It's not just the Saudis, its also the Emirates, also the Qataris, also the Iranians; they are all acquiring weapons, he said".

Author: 0 Fact Check: Does US Believe Western Wall Is in Israel?

Israeli government spokespeople and intelligence experts recalled instances when Israeli politicians had unwittingly divulged secrets in the course of public remarks, and said leaks of sensitive information are part of the risks of intelligence sharing.

Global News Great white shark jumps into Australian fisherman's boat
Author: 0 Great white shark jumps into Australian fisherman's boat

When he got up to check the line, Terry says he saw a blur out of the corner of his eye, "Just out of instinct, I threw my right arm up and this thing hit me in the forearm, spun me around and knocked my off my feet and I fell on the floor on my hands and knees and this thing was beside me", he told the ABC.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police arrest 2 more bomb suspects, raising total to 11

Abedi . Participants including comedian John Bishop and former England and Manchester United captain Bryan Robson stood on the 10k start line under the banner #RunForManchester, many wearing yellow ribbons in solidarity with the victims of the Manchester Arena attack and their families.

Global News Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk
Author: 0 Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

Officials within Mr. Trump's White House believe leaks of Mr. Trump's recent conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are a "deliberate attempt" by former Obama and current officials looking to damage Mr. - along with New York, Los Angeles, in particular", as disseminators of fake news. In the tweet above, Trump didn't specify which anonymous sources he is taking issue with.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton writes off Monaco Grand Prix after disastrous qualifying session

The Formula One series kicks things off with the Monaco Grand Prix . The incident he was unhappy about was being asked to pit five laps earlier than Vettel, who took advantage of a much more favorable strategy. Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo finished third ahead of Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas . "We've done enough races so we know what to do at the first corner", Vettel said.

Author: 0 Trump accused of 'utter contempt' over refusal to sign climate change agreement

Graham added a refusal by Trump to commit to the Paris climate deal would suggest he had not moved past his previous assertion that climate change was a hoax. The group reached agreement on improving cooperation against terrorism in the wake of the bomb attack on a pop concert in Manchester, Britain, ahead of the summit.

Global News Video Shows Turkish President Erdogan Watching Brutal Fight Outside Embassy In Washington
Author: 0 Video Shows Turkish President Erdogan Watching Brutal Fight Outside Embassy In Washington

The State Department summoned Turkish Ambassador Serdar Kilic following violence between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's guards and protesters in Washington, D.C., this week. The minister said Trump's new USA administration seems more understanding about Turkey's security concerns. "Brett McGurk, the USA's special envoy in the fight against Daesh (Islamic State), is definitely and clearly giving support to the PKK and YPG".

Global News #ManchesterBlast: Ariana Grande to hold concert for victims
Author: 0 #ManchesterBlast: Ariana Grande to hold concert for victims

Police in Manchester said they have made a series of "significant" arrests in their investigation into the terror attack at Ariana Grande's Manchester Arena concert . The British investigation is now reportedly focusing on who helped Abedi, and on whether the bomb-maker is still at large. In Rome, Pope Francis led thousands of people in St.

Author: 0 Trump claims defense money is pouring into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation after speech

In a presidential statement issued while Trump was at the ceremony, he called the Manchester leaks "deeply troubling", vowed to "get to the bottom" of them and called for a full investigation by US agencies. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced Thursday an Action Plan on how to step up NATO's efforts in fighting terrorism and to "to join the Global Coalition fighting ISIS".

Global News Fierce clashes break out in Libyan capital Tripoli
Author: 0 Fierce clashes break out in Libyan capital Tripoli

Forces supporting the UN-backed government announced they lost 52 of their fighters by Saturday morning the Libya Herald reported, adding, that "dozens" had been injured. Civilians must be protected". Those imprisoned include more than 30 senior officials from the toppled regime , including Gadhafi's last Prime Minister Baghdadi al-Mahmudi and his former intelligence chief, Abdullah Senussi.

Global News Brook facing surgery after second eye socket fracture
Author: 0 Brook facing surgery after second eye socket fracture

It's rare to see a world champion who's fighting in his hometown be considered an underdog heading into a bout. "Who else are they going to fight", stated Special K's head trainer to Dontae's Boxing Nation. The very same injury looked to happen when Spence Jr landed a punch on Brook in the seventh round, but astonishingly it was this time to the left eye socket, with Brook's face immediately beginning to swell until his eye started to close up.

Global News UK police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for info
Author: 0 UK police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for info

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins hailed "significant progress" in the investigation, following disclosures that "key players" of Abedi's suspected terror network had been captured. They say he returned to Britain from Libya on May 18, and likely completed assembling his bomb at a rented apartment in central Manchester. "I'll be returning to the incredibly fearless city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honour of and to raise money ...

Global News CCTV images of Manchester bomber on night of attack released
Author: 0 CCTV images of Manchester bomber on night of attack released

A total of 116 people required hospital care in the wake of the massacre, which took place as throngs of music fans left an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. He said a group of young Middle Eastern men moved into the address around six months ago. She refused to say how many times temporary exclusion orders had been used, but confirmed "we have started to use them".

Global News Chelsea Manning released after seven years from military prison
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning released after seven years from military prison

Strangio wrote that Manning endured solitary confinement, denial of health care as a transgender woman and separation from her family while incarcerated. As such, she may be entitled to military benefits, including healthcare. A Defense Department official on Tuesday told The Star that "excess leave" means being assigned to a military installation as an unpaid service member pending the processing of final disposition papers.

Global News Military unrest, gunfire paralyze city areas in Ivory Coast
Author: 0 Military unrest, gunfire paralyze city areas in Ivory Coast

Gunfire was heard in the commercial capital, Abidjan , even after Donwahi made his announcement that a deal was found, resident Elizabeth West said by phone. Banks and many shops were also closed in the city Friday. Ivory Coast established one of the world's fastest growing economies after emerging from a decade-long political crisis capped by a 2011 civil war.

Global News Tom Cruise confirms 'Top Gun 2'
Author: 0 Tom Cruise confirms 'Top Gun 2'

Top Gun , the film about boys and planes whose volleyball scene launched a thousand interpretations , is getting a sequel. "It's definitely happening", said Cruise. Tom Cruise still feels the need for speed , just not super-speed about a " Top Gun " sequel. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer told The Huffington Post that plans called for unmanned aerial vehicles to play a major role in the sequel, where the worth of pilots would be questioned by Navy officials and "Cruise is going to show them ...

Author: 0 New French president promises tough talk at first Putin meeting

Mr Macron told a Sunday newspaper in France that " my handshake with him, it wasn't innocent ". "It is essential to talk to Russia because there are many global issues that will not be resolved without a tough exchange with the Russians ", Macron said at the G7 summit in Sicily which wound up on Saturday.

Author: 0 Pentagon: March airstrike killed more than 100 civilians

An airstrike by the US-led coalition against ISIS left over 100 civilians dead in Iraq's northwestern Mosul city, a senior official said on Thursday. The DoD said the coalition selected a single GBU-38 munition because it was "the most appropriate and proportionate means of engagement to neutralize the threat and to minimize collateral damage".

Author: 0 Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final

Pittsburgh is a veteran team that knows how to come though in the clutch and has won seven consecutive playoff series , dating back to the start of last year's postseason. Nashville was not only able to conquer that hurdle, it ended the series in a clean four-game sweep. When it comes to dismissing this seemingly chasm-like difference between these two teams , Nashville and Pittsburgh appear to have found some common ground.

Global News Israelis rally for Palestinian state, end of occupation
Author: 0 Israelis rally for Palestinian state, end of occupation

The Israeli settlements, status of Jerusalem or whether the US would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians sovereign territory were not discussed.During his meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday and in speeches throughout the day, President Donald Trump notably omitted any mention of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.The president has used the stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel and the West Bank to call ...

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

Trump delivered this remarkable farrago of lies and half-truths two days after Iran, the only Middle Eastern state apart from Israel and Turkey to hold relatively free elections, re-elected President Hassan Rouhani , who has worked hard to reduce the influence of his hard-line opponents.

Author: 0 Trump plan on Paris climate deal unclear after G7 pressure

In contrast to the leaders of six other world leaders at a G7 summit in Italy, the US President (pictured above with the Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron and President of the European Council Donald Tusk) said he would decide next week on whether to support the Paris Agreement.

Author: 0 Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to get 'stronger' as members step up payments

The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. An unnamed White House official, speaking to a Politico reporter, said it appeared that Mr. Only five of NATO's 28 members meet the target: Britain, Estonia, debt-laden Greece, Poland and the United States, which spends more on defense than all the other allies combined.

Author: 0 Media loses mind over Trump NATO speech

The contrast with an upbeat Mideast visit, including a trip to Saudi Arabia in which he did big deals with no mention of human rights concerns, was striking. Details of exactly how this "outside in" approach would work are TBD but if it succeeds it would be a real foreign policy triumph for Trump. He left some allies, already nervous about Russia's saber-rattling and Trump's public affection for Russian President Vladimir Putin, further flummoxed when he ended his remarks without making an ...

Author: 0 Trump delays return to U.S., delivers quick victory speech

On Saturday, President Donald Trump tweeted that a decision regarding the Paris agreement will come next week. Donald Trump walked out of the G7 on Saturday at loggerheads with the rest of the big western economies over climate change , amid fears that the U.S.

Global News Rouhani: Iran's Missiles 'Exist for Peace'
Author: 0 Rouhani: Iran's Missiles 'Exist for Peace'

During his Saudi Arabia visit, Tillerson said Saturday that he hopes the re-election of Rouhani would prompt changes to Tehran's approach to " terrorism and human rights". He said the Sunni-ruled kingdom "has never seen a ballot box", a pointed dig in the wake of Iran's presidential election Friday that drew long lines as over 40 million people voted.

Author: 0 National Security Adviser: 'Not Concerned' About Kushner Back-channel Reports

HR McMaster, the US national security adviser, says he is not anxious by reports that US President Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a secret communication line with Russian Federation. "That is indicative of espionage activity of an American citizen that is working in league with a hostile government", he told MSNBC . Officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed USA sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call.

Author: 0 China's United Nations envoy says 'no reason' not to talk with N Korea

North Korea has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of past year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States. North Korea is threatening a sixth nuclear test. "We are faithfully implementing the resolutions". "After detailed analysis, they turned out to be big balloons (sent by the North)", Moon Sang-gyun, an MND spokesperson, told local media.

Author: 0 Manchester attack: Police try to trace bomber's last movements

A Greater Manchester Police statement said: "We have made significant progress in this fast moving and complex investigation, working with the national counter terrorism policing network and United Kingdom intelligence partners and securing the arrests of 11 people who remain in custody".

Author: 0 Ariana Grande to play benefit concert in Manchester

If confirmed, the halt to the sharing investigative details with Britain's most important defence and security ally would underscore the level of anger in Britain at leaks to the USA media of details about the police investigation. "They are unjust to the Arabs". He said Abedi's mother also told investigators her son had left for Britain four days before the attack after spending a month in Libya.

Global News FBI declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight
Author: 0 FBI declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight

Still, he said , the core principle is that none of this is nefarious - and all high-level communications, secret or not, acknowledged or disavowed, are positive. He instead called for a review to determine whether Kushner was being truthful when he applied for his clearance to serve in the White House. Chaffetz responded that he still wants access to any related documents outside the scope of the probe, as well as a list of documents found to be within the scope of the investigation by 8 ...

Global News Top Trump advisers decline to comment on Kushner
Author: 0 Top Trump advisers decline to comment on Kushner

However, at a press conference in Italy on Saturday, the final day of Trump's nine-day trip, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster acknowledged that the United States indeed has back-channel communications with a number of countries that allow officials to "communicate in a discreet manner".

Author: 0 U.S. lawmakers to fight massive Trump Saudi arms deal

But Corker countered that he has seen "no indication of purposeful civilian casualties" by Saudi Arabia and that lawmakers have been telling the Saudi government privately that it needs to do better. "The problem is in the past Saudi Arabia has actually been supporting radical groups like ISIS". There is no hint that the administration has put any pressure on the Saudis regarding their war on Yemen, and there is no reason to expect that they will.

Global News Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State group
Author: 0 Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State group

A convoy of APCs head to the site to combat with Muslim militants, three after the latter lay siege in Marawi city in southern Philippines Thursday, May 25, 2017. Duterte said he would not tolerate abuses of power by security forces under martial law, but critics said the military rule in all of Mindanao , an island the size of South Korea with a population of 22 million, was an overreaction.