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General Election campaigning to remain suspended after Manchester terror attack

General Election campaigning to remain suspended after Manchester terror attack Before the Manchester terror attack, Labour activists felt they had begun to change the narrative of the election campaign. The Prime Minister said the authorities were working to establish what happened at the Manchester Arena, after 19 people were confirmed dead following reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert . [Full Article...]

Manchester Bombing 'Act Of Evil', Says City's Mayor Andy Burnham

Manchester Bombing 'Act Of Evil', Says City's Mayor Andy Burnham The vigil will be held from 6.00 p.m. local time on Tuesday evening and will take place in Albert Square, one of the city's main public spaces. He condemned the "evil act" and said the city was "grieving" but that the city was "strong" in a statement this morning. [Full Article...]

Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say

Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say Somalis carry away the dead body of a person who was killed when a vehicle bomb detonated in Mogadishu, Somalia, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. "What we can confirm you is that at least five people including a mother and her baby boy were killed and more than 10 others, mostly civilians, were wounded mostly civilians", Nur said over the phone. [Full Article...]

Trump tells Middle East to 'drive out' Islamist extremists

Now they have Best Friend Trump, who sees in the Saudis an opportunity to make money and buy peace in the region. James Phillips, a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation think tank, said Trump's assignment is "to reset relations with key Middle Eastern allies and restore confidence in American leadership". [Full Article...]

Over Two Thirds of Americans Think the Media Publishes Fake News

Over Two Thirds of Americans Think the Media Publishes Fake News Though the term "fake news" became a rallying cry for Trump voters against the media, the poll revealed that even the majority of Democrats and Independents agreed the news was full of biased or untrue stories. 74 percent of voters agreed the leaks were a serious matter that needed to be investigated, including 84 percent of Democrats . "Many Americans ... [Full Article...]

Iran must never have nuclear weapons: Trump tells Netanyahu

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , joined by their wives Melania and Sara, sit down for dinner in Jerusalem on Monday. In a tweet, Mr Trump said he had the "absolute right" to share facts pertaining to terrorism. Trump is now visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories as part of his first foreign trip since taking office. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump made history with his flight from Saudi Arabia to Israel

Donald Trump made history with his flight from Saudi Arabia to Israel On Tuesday morning, Trump met with Abbas in Bethlehem, traveling across the barrier surrounding the biblical city, which serves as a visual reminder of the complexities of the conflict in the region. Trump approached alone and placed his hand on the stone. One group of researchers recently published a study that found USA overseas missions to advise, train, equip, and assist foreign militaries... [Full Article...]

Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in military prison

Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in military prison Manning was found guilty of more than 20 charges related to the leaks and was set to serve 35 years for her crimes. Manning announced her gender transition while the US Army was keeping her in the men's prison and forcing her to wear a male haircut. [Full Article...]

Facebook leaked documents show types of content it allows: Guardian

Facebook leaked documents show types of content it allows: Guardian Recently Facebook announced that the company is hiring 3000 employees to curb the problem of malicious content and stop livestream when someone is trying to attempt a suicide . Last month a United States man killed an elderly man and posted a video of the murder on Facebook , putting further heat on the world's largest social network. [Full Article...]

GOP health bill will leave 23 million without insurance

The House-passed legislation would also reduce federal deficits over the next 10 years by $119 billion, CBO said Wednesday, which is less than the $150 billion CBO projected in a score of an earlier version of the bill . The provision lets states waive two ObamaCare regulations: community rating, which banned insurers from charging sick people more for coverage, and essential health benefi... [Full Article...]

Marking difference with US, France urges dialogue with Iran

At a press conference on Monday, Iran's newly re-elected president, Hassan Rouhani , dismissed US President Donald Trump's weekend summit with Arab leaders, describing it as "just a show with no practical or political value of any kind". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Has An Icy Exchange With The Pope At The Vatican

Donald Trump Has An Icy Exchange With The Pope At The Vatican In other words, both men were misled about what the other said about him. Neither man, unquestionably two of the most famous in the world, repeated their prior criticism of the other. We could just as easily call this a "letter on gender ideology" with as much accuracy. The meeting with Pope Francis was warm and inspiring. Last week, Pope Francis told the media he hoped to find common ... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia king: Trump's visit a 'turning point'

Saudi Arabia king: Trump's visit a 'turning point' Trump arrives after spending two days in the nation that is home to Islam's holiest sites, having brokered the arms contract and business deals with Saudi officials while also trying to strengthen relations with several other Arab nations. "It's not easy", he said. "And if you both are willing, we're going to make a deal". The comments by the ministry came upon as Donald Trump took a trip to ... [Full Article...]

Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says

Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says The former Central Intelligence Agency chief is the latest in a series of senior Obama administration officials to appear publicly before Congress in hearings that have often produced damaging headlines for Trump . The Russians were also confident that Mr Manafort's past business ties to Viktor Yanukovych, the former pro-Moscow president of Ukraine, could be used to shape Mr Trump's thinking. [Full Article...]

Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details Mr Netanyahu said he hoped Mr Trump's visit would be a "historic milestone" in achieving regional peace. Vitali described "a lot of synergy between these two governments, and I think that when you compare that to the Obama administration, a lot of it has to do with the Trump administration and the president's specific rhetoric on countries like Iran ". [Full Article...]

British Police Search For Bomber's Accomplices, Warn Of 'Imminent' Attack

It was unclear whether she also is suspected of a connection to Abedi , who grew up in Manchester , or to Abrini, who is believed to have visited the English city in 2015. Grande's shows are not the only concerts being affected by the attack. "If she decided in a few hours that she was going to go ahead with the tour, I would go", Gandy, who lives in London , said in a telephone interview. [Full Article...]

Wind whips Nanaimo power grid

Wind whips Nanaimo power grid Winds gusted between 70 and 90 kilometres an hour at the height of the storm, downing many trees and damaging hydro lines and transformers. A full list of outages can be found here. Environment Canada removed the wind warning for the area as winds eased overnight. According to BC Hydro's website , almost 10,000 customers in Nanaimo lost power at some point between 5:30 p.m. [Full Article...]

Manchester bombing: Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry named as victims

Manchester bombing: Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry named as victims We have offered our support to the families and are working closely with our school communities to do whatever we can to support them at this hard time. His father, Andrew Curry, died aged 49 in March after a long illness. Earlier, Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins confirmed that children were among the dead and warned of "difficult days ahead". [Full Article...]

Xi-Moon talks dwell on Korean nuke tensions

Xi-Moon talks dwell on Korean nuke tensions Seoul and Beijing would discuss the timing of talks between high-level delegations, and Mr Xi has also invited Mr Moon on an official visit to China. Given that, the prospect for improved ties between Seoul and Beijing isn't clear, with some saying China won't back down until it gets a major concession on the system's deployment and others saying China is also eager for improved ties and will... [Full Article...]

President Trump calls for unity against terrorism

Indications suggested that Trump would steer clear of the rhetoric he has used about Muslims before, but Trump deviated from his planned remarks by mentioning "Islamic extremism" as he blasted terrorism throughout the region . "You are a unique personality that is capable of doing the impossible", President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi of Egypt told him. The Obama administration had a hard relationshi... [Full Article...]


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