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Author: 0 Timeline: North Korea missile launches test US, South Korea

Pacific Command said late Sunday it detected the launch of a short-range North Korean ballistic missile from a site near Wonsan Airfield. The South Korean statement did not say where the missile landed. The missile reportedly flew 280 miles before exploding in the Sea of Japan. "This is in direct opposition to our demands in regards to the denuclearization and peace of the Korean Peninsula".

Author: 0 FBI Declines to Provide Docs to House Commitee

Comey will be talking about before the committee. Chaffetz then called on the FBI to release the memos "so the Committee can consider that question, and others" related to the Russian Federation probe and Trump's potential interference in the investigation.

Global News Central Europeans confident Trump committed to NATO
Author: 0 Central Europeans confident Trump committed to NATO

But in the end, what struck me as the most significant development was Trump's brazen ignorance. Tusk also said he did not feel he and Trump were on exactly the same page in terms of dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin, although they agreed on efforts to end conflict in Ukraine which the West blames on Moscow and which has resulted in both European Union and US economic sanctions on Russia.

Author: 0 President: Iran Not to Heed Enemies' Comments on Missiles

Rouhani said. "Who can say the region will experience total stability without Iran?" "Once again, by his meddling, repetitive and baseless claims about Iran, the American president tried to encourage the countries of the region to purchase more arms by spreading Iranophobia", he charged.

Author: 0 Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation

Aides say Trump is expected to meet with lawyers, the New York Times reports. Instead, Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly - echoing a position taken a day before by national security advisor H.R. I want to get to the bottom of it. And the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff, suggested that Kushner's security clearance should be reviewed.

Author: 0 Straight sets wins for Nadal and Djokovic

Nadal dominated the opening set, then recovered from a slight second-set wobble when he dropped serve twice in a row to surge into a round two meeting with Dutchman Robin Haase. "I can not believe in the first round we have two ex-champions. I'm happy that I managed to play , to be able to be kind of composed out there, because I wasn't sure how I was going to react again in the center court, playing against an ex-champ".

Author: 0 Syrian regime confirms US-led coalition airstrike

Both the US and Russian Federation, which is allied with the pro-Assad forces, have established buffer zones around their separate areas of operation to avoid collateral damage. It was condemned by the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has the backing of Iran and Russian Federation. "Coalition struck Syrian pro-regime forces advancing in a de-confliction zone near al Tanf posing a threat to United States partner forces", it said.

Author: 0 White House Announces US Embassy Will Not Move to Jerusalem - For Now

Controversy precedes the US president on his stop in Israel as well, following Trumps alleged disclosure of Israeli intelligence to Russian officials. Abbas has reportedly agreed to engage in talks "without preconditions" with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , whom Trump also hosted at the White House in February.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI

The greatest concern surrounding the story is that Woods had been rehabilitating his back and was told not to twist or shift his back for the next few months. Tiger Woods attributed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail Monday for almost four hours.

Author: 0 Philippines steps up bombing of Islamist militants in city

Duterte on Tuesday imposed martial law in the Mindanao region, home to 20 million people, following deadly clashes in a mostly Muslim-populated city involving militants he said are trying to establish a caliphate for the Islamic State group.

Global News Iran's first VP quits the presidential race, backs Rouhani
Author: 0 Iran's first VP quits the presidential race, backs Rouhani

There was no immediate reaction from Rouhani. "I will vote for Mr Rouhani in the presidential election", Jahangiri said as he announced he was withdrawing his candidacy. A survey by the state-affiliated Iranian Students Polling Agency last week showed the potential implications: support for Rouhani was at 42 percent, with Raisi on 27 percent and Qalibaf at 25 percent.

Author: 0 ICJ to hear the case of Indian Spy, Jadhav

He said the Jadhav's case was not that of emergency nature. Third is that no consular access, no proper intimation, no access of Jadhav to his council and others have been given. There is an immediate threat to him to be executed even before a decision is passed, ' joint secretary in the MEA, Deepak Mittal, told the court. Pakistan has turned down 16 requests from India for consular access to Jadhav.Jadhav was sentenced to death by the Field General Court Martial (FGCM) last month for his ...

Author: 0 Trump attacks news reports on son-in-law, Russia

He also acknowledged that intelligence like this would have triggered the FBI's extra attention on Kushner. "It's hard to understand - if these allegations are correct - why this would be some kind of Russian ruse, why would they want to undermine the very government they hoped to have a good relationship with", Schiff said .

Global News Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert
Author: 0 Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert

However, police needed any information the public might have about his movements from May 18 when he returned to Britain. Police patrol past a pink ribbon tribute in central Manchester , England Friday May 26 2017. Grande posted a letter Friday on Twitter saying she would return to Manchester to perform a concert to raise money for the victims of the bombing and their families.

Global News Donald Trump Appears to Shove Prime Minister Dusko Markovic at NATO Meeting
Author: 0 Donald Trump Appears to Shove Prime Minister Dusko Markovic at NATO Meeting

Still, Trump hailed the trip a success as he arrived to the G-7 summit in Sicily Friday, the final stop of his maiden worldwide trip, a grueling nine-day, five-stop marathon. Can you imagine what the leaders of these other nations must say to each other when he leaves the room? I prefer to have 5,000 troops from the United States in Poland.

Author: 0 Europe can no longer rely on US, Britain: Angela Merkel

Merkel criticized the USA position during a press conference at the end of the G7 summit, saying the whole discussion on climate change was "very unsatisfactory". On the heels of last week's G7 summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a wake-up call for European Union nations on Sunday. Although her message was partly aimed at her own electorate, it was a measure of how badly relations have deteriorated with Trump's United States that hitting Washington now wins votes while working ...

Global News Justin Trudeau wins hearts by building pillow fort with a little girl
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau wins hearts by building pillow fort with a little girl

Still, the encounter between Trudeau and the students went viral, catapulted into social media by headlines splashed around the world . A 34-year-old man was arrested without incident during a traffic stop near Borden, Sask. Christopher Hayes was fined $500 in February and given nine months of probation, which included a ban on attending events where Trudeau was present.

Author: 0 North Korea tested new-type of anti-aircraft guided weapon system

The new reported test comes after heightened tensions in the Korean peninsula, and follows worldwide condemnation of several banned ballistic missile tests the isolated nation has carried out so far this year. It has recently developed a long-range missile capable of striking the United States' mainland and has in recent weeks tested its intermediate-range ballistic missile.

Global News Trump discusses peace without calling for a Palestinian state
Author: 0 Trump discusses peace without calling for a Palestinian state

Still, White House officials had downplayed the prospects for a breakthrough on this trip, saying it was important to manage their ambitions as they wade into terrain that has tripped up more experienced diplomats. Palestinians held angry protests against the visit in both West Bank and Gaza, according to a BBC report. On his part, Trump stressed the need to forge a historic peace deal, without mentioning any reference to the two-state solution or to an independent Palestinian state.

Author: 0 Manchester attack probe widens with arrests in Libya

According to photographs from the scene of Monday's attack at the 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena, Abedi's device appeared to be fairly sophisticated. "We are following up on the network, rolling it up, trying to contain it". The arrest was made following searches at an address in the town of Nuneaton in central England , and is the first outside the Manchester area.

Author: 0 105 civilians died in Mosul airstrike in March, US finds

The building's owner had invited civilians who had been forced out of their homes, the report said. The goal was to produce a blast that would destroy only the top floor of the building, which was described as a well-built concrete structure, and kill the snipers.

Author: 0 Kushner's Russia ties questioned as Trump cites media 'lies'

Late last week, reports surfaced that Trump's top advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner was a target of investigators probing Russia's influence in the 2016 election . "There ought to be a review of his security clearance to find out whether he was truthful, where he was candid" about his Russian Federation contacts.

Global News Pope prays for Manchester blast victims
Author: 0 Pope prays for Manchester blast victims

This sea of flowers in St Ann's Square at the Manchester terror attack memorial is still growing. The attack, which has been claimed by the Daesh militant group, targeted concertgoers at the end of a show by U.S. With Manchester still in the throes of mourning, a vigil was announced for victim Martyn Hett by his family, to take place from 7pm at Heaton Moor Park in Stockport on Sunday.

Author: 0 Travel ban to test Supreme Court view of presidential power

It appears we will find out - the president's lawyers will likely ask the high court this week to overturn the 4th Circuit opinion. The Richmond, Virginia-based 4th Circuit is the first appeals court to rule on the revised travel ban, which Trump's administration had hoped would avoid the legal problems that the first version encountered.

Global News Ariana Grande returning to 'incredibly courageous city of Manchester' for benefit show
Author: 0 Ariana Grande returning to 'incredibly courageous city of Manchester' for benefit show

In addition, Manchester bomber Salman Abedi's father and younger brother are in detention in Libya. While Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer said police were confident that they had made "immense" progress and had apprehended a "large part of the network", extra armed officers will be on duty across the country with security stepped up at some 1,300 events over the long holiday weekend.

Author: 0 Clinton compares Trump to Nixon, says 'presidency would eventually end in disgrace'

She implicitly linked Mr Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigations director James Comey with the Watergate scandal, which unfolded after Mrs Clinton's graduation from Wellesley in 1969. "Don't be afraid of your ambition, of your dreams or even your anger", she continued. Her speech contained strongly-worded criticism of the Trump administration's proposed budget as well as some indirect jabs at President Trump.

Author: 0 Kushner sought secret communications with Russian Federation

Kushner boasts an enormous portfolio of domestic and global responsibilities underscoring his importance as Trump's chief aide-de-camp, despite having no experience in politics before the 2016 White House race. Though Kushner has appeared "subdued", he does not plan to step aside as Trump's senior adviser or reduce his responsibilities, the New York Times reported , citing unnamed people close to him.

Author: 0 United States military blames IS for civilian death in Mosul airstrike

CentCom said the death toll in the March attack in Iraq included four civilians in another nearby structure. An additional 36 civilians may have been in the building at the time of the collapse but investigators could not confirm that. USA -backed Iraqi forces are closing in on the last IS held neighborhoods in western Mosul nearly three years after the extremists overran almost a third of Iraq in 2014.

Global News Pak AG says will present evidence on Kulbhushan Jadhav before ICJ
Author: 0 Pak AG says will present evidence on Kulbhushan Jadhav before ICJ

Attorney General of Pakistan, Ashtar Ausaf has said that Pakistan would present all evidences before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Kulbhushan Jadhav case. And for this reason, Pakistan should not take more time in executing Jadhav, if the case is rejected by the ICJ over jurisdiction constraints. India out rightly denied the claims, saying Kulbhushan Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he was running a business, and adding he was a retired Navy officer.

Author: 0 Provocative Israeli parade in occupied Jerusalem focus of dailies — Newspapers Review

While entrances to the Al-Aqsa Mosque are guarded by Israeli police, the site itself is administered by the Islamic Waqf, which has remained under Jordanian authority since 1967. Herzog told the audience, which included President Reuven Rivlin and Chief Supreme Court Justice Miriam Naor, that Netanyahu was missing a "historic" opportunity for peace.

Global News If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready
Author: 0 If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready

The details were shared with CNN as an explanation to The Washington Post reporting, which it said was based on intercepts of conversations between Russia's ambassador and Moscow. The White House declined to comment on the president's frustrations. News of the discussion was first reported by The Washington Post . Earlier this week it was reported that the FBI was investigating his contacts with Russian officials.

Author: 0 Flynn hit with more subpoenas, may be held in contempt of Congress

Former CIA Director John Brennan says he warned Russia against meddling in the presidential election during a call to the head of the Russian intelligence service on August 4. A Justice Department spokeswoman said Tuesday that under professional responsibility rules, Mueller may participate in matters involving his former firm's clients as long as he wasn't involved in representing them and has no confidential information about them.

Global News General Election 2017: Tory lead slashed in latest poll from ICM
Author: 0 General Election 2017: Tory lead slashed in latest poll from ICM

Former Chancellor George Osborne, who now edits the newpaper, tweeted the story. "And by failing to put a figure for a cap on social care costs, she has only added to the uncertainty for millions of older people and their families". That raised concerns some might see their houses sold off after their deaths to pay for the care they received rather than passed on to their descendants.

Global News North Korea fires unidentified projectile says South Korea
Author: 0 North Korea fires unidentified projectile says South Korea

But, what we need to remember is that with each test, North Korea gains meaningful data fo that is fed into its effort to build an intercontinental ballistic missile . The White House said President Trump had been briefed on the latest missile launch, which coincided with the Memorial Day holiday weekend in the United States .

Author: 0 White House may have lawyers to approve President Trump's tweets

A team of lawyers could be brought in to rein in Trump's prolific, quick-fire tweets and proofread them before they are sent out, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Still, most Washington insiders seemed skeptical that the president would agree to the Twitter vetting process, according the Wall Street Journal .

Author: 0 German police: Manchester bomber passed through airport

Before the meeting with Ms May, Mr Trump has said the United States will investigate intelligence leaks that revealed sensitive information about the Manchester bombing. The victims ranged from an eight-year-old schoolgirl to parents who had come to pick up their children. By refusing to back down and to perform another gig, in the same city, all to raise money for those whose lives were changed and changed utterly by Monday night's cowardly attack.

Author: 0 Bomber Salman Abedi was reported to authorities 5 times for extremist views

British officials were infuriated on Wednesday when the New York Times published forensic photographs of sophisticated bomb parts that United Kingdom authorities fear could complicate the expanding investigation into the lethal blast in which six further arrests have been made in the United Kingdom and two more in Libya .

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