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Author: 0 Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of Kushner's outreach to Russian Federation

The disclosures dogged the president during his first trip overseas since taking office and threaten to overwhelm and stall the agenda for his young administration. Nonetheless, Lewandowski has the trust of the president - an advantage that many of Trump's aides lack. He remains an influential confidant within the White House as does his wife, Ivanka Trump.

Global News Four facts about the history of Memorial Day
Author: 0 Four facts about the history of Memorial Day

More than 12 percent of the US population served in the armed forces during World War II. Former Greensboro Mayor Bill Knight, a foundation board member and a U.S. "I wish he was still here", said Paul Mertens. "It's not about Memorial Day sales or Barbeque or spending time at the beach, the day is to give back a little bit for those who have secured the freedoms we enjoy in America, " said Officer Larson.

Global News Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in Egypt
Author: 0 Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

Two deadly church bombings in Alexandria and Tanta took more than 45 lives in April, and almost 30 people were killed in the Daesh-claimed attack on a church in the capital Cairo in December. In past attacks, Egypt had usually identified local jihadists as the perpetrators. Two suicide bombings at Palm Sunday services at churches in the northern cities of Alexandria and Tanta on 9 April left 46 people dead.

Global News Sri Lanka races to rescue missing
Author: 0 Sri Lanka races to rescue missing

The heavy rain occurred over a very short period of time, leading to the displacement of 112,000 people, according to Pradeep Kodippily, spokesman for Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Center. A third Indian ship, INS Jalashwa, with additional relief material, is also expected to arrive today with more relief. Both Ministers also took a tour of the ship, and were briefed about the advanced equipment and facilities on board for disaster relief.

Author: 0 Trump Tweets Criticism of Germany After Merkel Questioned US Reliability

In some of his toughest criticism of the Trump administration to date, Sigmar Gabriel said major arms deals signed between the USA and Saudi Arabia last week demonstrated that the Trump administration is going the wrong way. "See the millions of cars they sell in the USA, terrible". "But many examples show us that at the end of the day, one can only bring peace and stability by developing economic perspectives and hope for the young generations, certainly not through military spending ...

Global News Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice shooting
Author: 0 Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice shooting

After the county's criminal investigation, which resulted in no charges, the Cleveland police's Critical Incident Review Committee (CIRC) thoroughly investigated the shooting. As required by law, Loehmann did not issue a verbal warning asking Rice to drop the gun - before he fired the fatal shots. Rice, shot once in the torso, was not offered first aid by the officers and died the following day.

Author: 0 Trump defends Kushner, slams 'fake news' about Russian Federation ties

Trump has not directly addressed the allegations of the secret line to Moscow, but took to Twitter after his return to Washington to dismiss White House leaks as "fabricated lies" and "fake news". In recent weeks, the president's relationship with his son-in-law, the most stable partnership in an often unstable White House, is showing obvious signs of strain.

Author: 0 McConnell faces a challenge passing health care in Senate

Trump wrote on Twitter . What that would mean in practical terms is that any debate on a bill could be ended by a simple majority vote and then the legislation could be passed - or voted down - with a simple majority. His tweet Tuesday and a previous one over the weekend raised new questions about how he views the tax overhaul and the health-care plan. Trump's tweet is also wrong on the specifics of the two pieces of legislation - health care and tax reform - he is insisting would pass the ...

Author: 0 Christy Clark to stay on as BC premier

Green leader Andrew Weaver announced their agreement Monday, a "four-year framework" in which the Greens pledge to support an NDP government on confidence votes such as passing a budget and a bill to supply money to the government. "We've heard this before". But the local MLA, now B.C.'s Minister of Agriculture, said no matter what happens, he would not stop working for residents of his constituency.

Author: 0 Venezuela leader defies demos, launches constitution overhaul

He added gubernatorial elections pending since last December would take place on 10 December this year. The chief of Venezuela's electoral council says the embattled South American nation jolted by almost two months of opposition protests will hold regional elections in December.

Author: 0 Police searching for Manchester bomber's suitcase

It is known that the 22-year-old visited the Wilmslow Road area of Manchester and was also seen in Manchester city centre with the wheeled case. "We have no reason to believe the case and its contents contain anything risky, but would ask people to be cautious", the police said in a statement , stressing that the suitcase was different from the backpack Abedi used in the attack.

Author: 0 Hit or miss, missile defense test is a key milestone

Earlier the Missile Defense Agency said the test will involve launching a simulated ICBM from a test site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands toward the United States. "It is incomprehensible that if North Korea ignored two carrier battle groups on its doorstop, how adding a third is going to make any real difference", Ahn said.

Author: 0 Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

He died late Monday after suffering a brain hemorrhage resulting from surgery, CBS News reported . The former strongman spent the rest of his life in solitary confinement for the murders of hundreds of opponents until being released from prison and placed under house arrest for three months in January to prepare for brain surgery.

Global News Iran's leader jabs Trump's 'theatrical' Saudi trip
Author: 0 Iran's leader jabs Trump's 'theatrical' Saudi trip

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani , who won the Iranian presidential elections on Friday. "No one has the right to confiscate the revolution", said Rouhani, boosted by his election victory. "We still do not know what the new USA government plans and wants", he said.

Author: 0 Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

The comment appeared to be prompted by Mr Trump's continued indecisiveness on whether the USA should remain in the Paris Agreement on climate change . "I experienced that in the last a few days, and therefore I can only say that we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands, of course in friendship with the United States and in friendship with Great Britain and as good neighbors wherever it is possible, also with Russian Federation and also with all the other countries".

Author: 0 Korea Announces Successful Launch of Ballistic Missile

Pacific time and might be visible from miles away. U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) said that the missile had landed in the Sea of Japan , something that would suggest a missile launch of at least 500km east of Wonsan. This will be the 18th test of the ground-based interceptor. He has signaled an interest in expanding civilian exchange with North Korea , but many analysts say he won't likely push for any major rapprochement because North Korea has gone too far in developing its nuclear ...

Author: 0 Iran's VP quits presidential race in favor of Rouhani

In the wake of Qalibaf's withdrawal, Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi, a research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London , told Bloomberg that it's not a given that most Qalibaf supporters will automatically switch to Raisi. Rumors about Khamenei's health have swirled for years, and Raisi's appointment appeared to signal confidence in the younger cleric and that he was being groomed for Iran's most powerful post.

Author: 0 Trump sparks war of words with Iran in firey Middle East speeches

Melania and Ivanka Trump deplaned Air Force One Saturday in the capital city of Riyadh wearing long, flowing sleeves, but no headscarves, which local women are required to do in the conservative country. He's taken a tougher than expected line on settlements, saying he doesn't believe they help the peace process, though he's stopped short of calling for a full construction freeze.

Global News Man with gun prompts lockdown at Orlando airport
Author: 0 Man with gun prompts lockdown at Orlando airport

Police said an armed man was in the Terminal A vehicle rental area, officials told WFTV in Orlando . Orlando police then tweeted out they had the suspect contained. The Florida Highway Patrol is asking drivers to avoid Orlando International Airport. Check back for updates. Stay with 10News for more information as it becomes available.

Global News Putin, Macron talk Syria, LGBT rights at their first face-to-face meet
Author: 0 Putin, Macron talk Syria, LGBT rights at their first face-to-face meet

But after more than two hours of meetings - their first since Macron's May 7 election and longer than scheduled - both leaders also signalled a shared desire not to let disagreements define their fledgling relationship. Mr Putin described Ms Le Pen as a politician who wants to develop friendly ties with Russian Federation and said it would have been unusual to rebuff her overtures.

Global News South Africa's rand weakens after Zuma defeats another call to step down
Author: 0 South Africa's rand weakens after Zuma defeats another call to step down

But, he added, the party would find it "very hard to restore public confidence in itself" at the 2019 polls, because its leaders had opted to put party, rather than state, interests first in not recalling Zuma. Zuma has said he'll quit if the party orders him to. The committee decided on Sunday not to vote on a no-confidence motion in the president, according to the committee members, who asked not to be named because they aren't authorised to speak publicly on the matter.

Global News Macron holds 'extremely frank' talks with Putin
Author: 0 Macron holds 'extremely frank' talks with Putin

On Syria , Putin underlined the importance of securing the Syrian state, adding that it's essential for combatting terrorism. "The French president proposed a working group to launch co-operation against the terrorist threat that is particularly unsafe for us and for western countries, including France".

Author: 0 British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand itinerary

When we tour we have total control over when we leave the country. It couldn't be simpler. He explained how the focus for this Lions tour was different. New Zealand are 1/4 on to win the series, while the Lions are 9/2 against and I know which odds tempt me more. "They are really good value off the field".

Global News German police detain Islamist; official says he planned Berlin attack
Author: 0 German police detain Islamist; official says he planned Berlin attack

The ministry gave no immediate details on how close the suspect was to carrying out an attack. "According to evidence, he joined Jihad and said goodbye to family members", they added, referring to the term for Islamic holy war. Memories are still fresh in Germany of the Berlin Christmas market attack in December past year, when 12 people were killed by a failed asylum seeker who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Author: 0 Gentiloni backs Merkel: Europe must forge its own future

Trump's tweet came after meeting with European Union leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel , while he was traveling overseas. "That's of huge importance and in no way directed against any other relationships and certainly not against the trans-Atlantic ties, which have historically been very important for us and will remain so in future", she said.

Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies need 'to pay their fair share

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks beside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the start of the NATO summit in Brussels on May 25. That they got. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation guidelines recommend member nations spend at least 2 percent of their GDP on defense, but their contributions are ultimately assessed on their own capabilities.

Author: 0 Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

Over 19,000 flags were placed along graves at the Biloxi National Cemetery over the weekend. Stepping to the microphone to deliver the address , Trump seemed to relish the warm welcome from the audience gathered in the sun-splashed amphitheater.

Global News British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling
Author: 0 British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling

May recovered well, however, to say five times - to applause from the audience - that she would rather walk away from the European Union with no deal than a bad deal. "It is high time that Jeremy Corbyn clarify his views regarding Palestinian terrorism", Simon Johnson - CEO of the Jewish Leadership Council - was quoted by the Jewish Chronicle as saying.

Global News State Dept. summons Turkish ambassador over DC brawl
Author: 0 State Dept. summons Turkish ambassador over DC brawl

They could see the protestors and their placards- and made a decision to "disperse them". Newsham said at a press conference following the incident: "That's not something that we will tolerate here in Washington, D.C. "This isn't Turkey. This isn't a third-world country", Sen. "We just celebrated our President". Turkey has long complained that US policy against Islamic State in Syria has favored the YPG over Arab rebel forces, a policy that Turkish officials believe is driven partly by ...

Global News Lanka floods: Death toll rises to 164, 111 missing
Author: 0 Lanka floods: Death toll rises to 164, 111 missing

At least 102 people were missing and 88 were seeking treatment at state hospitals. "The threat of water-borne diseases is a big concern with over 100,000 people displaced from their homes, many of whom are staying in damp, crowded conditions", Chris McIvor, head of Save the Children Sri Lanka, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Global News Britain reduces terror threat level from 'critical' to 'severe'
Author: 0 Britain reduces terror threat level from 'critical' to 'severe'

The new rating means officials at Jtac, an independent body tasked with assessing the threat of an attack on United Kingdom soil, judge a new attack is "highly likely" rather than being "expected imminently". "The country should remain vigilant". The country is taking the unusual step of arming police for patrols in Manchester, London and other locations this weekend during spring bank holiday, the country's first holiday since the bombing.

Author: 0 Nation pays respects to America's war dead on Memorial Day

Crusaders for Veterans and the Memorial Committee of the Biloxi National Cemetery hosted the ceremony. Iron Flag Company has announced that they are offering special discounts with a limited time Memorial Day sale offer. The 97-year-old shared his experiences from World War Two and how a mosquito pushing his helmet higher saved his life from a bullet. Earlier Monday, Pence, his wife and second lady Karen Pence, and Veterans' Affairs Secretary David Shulkin spoke at the kickoff of a bike ...

Author: 0 Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

Mr Corbyn's attempt, in the wake of the Manchester terror attack, to draw a link between British involvement in military interventions overseas and terrorism at home led to allegations he was making excuses for extremists. "You've only got to look at her handling of the dementia tax issue to know what a poor negotiator she is". LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn faced tough questions and a skeptical audience in a live TV event Monday night ...

Global News Kim Jong Nam murder case moves to Malaysian high court
Author: 0 Kim Jong Nam murder case moves to Malaysian high court

Their trial was formally transferred to the High Court as the lower court had no jurisdiction to hear a murder case. Counsel Hisyam Teh Poh Teik who is representing Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, 29, told the court that he shared similar sentiments with Gooi on the matter.

Global News Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

US President Donald Trump has reportedly told 'confidants, ' including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, that he plans to leave a landmark global agreement on climate change . French President Emmanuel Macron also chimed in on the climate issue, praising Trump's "capacity to listen". The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Author: 0 Permian Basin Ride to Remember honors fallen soldiers

Keep them and their sacrifice in your thoughts. "To the families of the fallen both here, and at home, no words will ease your pain, but I bet you, let it have meaning -unite your sorrow with their awesome objective", Mattis said . The 97-year-old shared his experiences from World War Two and how a mosquito pushing his helmet higher saved his life from a bullet. "Party Friday, party Saturday, but honor this day", Garcia said.

Author: 0 Great White Shark Attacks Kayak In Monterey Bay

Correriar told National Geographic he remembered hearing a bang before the kayak was launched into the air and he fell halfway out. His extensive experience on the water, and a stroke of good luck, helped him survive what he quickly realized was a shark attack, he said.