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Russians Looked to Sway Trump Through Advisers


Since then, the committee's chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation after the House Committee on Ethics said it was investigating whether he disclosed sensitive information about the investigation to the White House. Read More »

Ivanka Trump in Saudi Arabia: Global women's empowerment possible


The Trump administration drew the ire of some Israelis this week when officials declined to state that the Western Wall was part of Israel, as has been USA policy. Mr Adelson is reportedly disappointed in Mr Trump for dragging his feet on a campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. One small sign of that progress was Trump flying directly from Riyadh to Tel Aviv, in what is widely believed to be the first public flight between the two cities. Read More »

Iran's Rouhani slams Trump's Saudi summit


Also contributing to Iran's ill humor was its recent presidential campaign, in which "moderate" President Hassan Rouhani fended off challenges from several "hardline" opponents, some with strong ties to the theocratic sector of Iranian government and culture. Read More »

Flynn Won't Honor Senate Intel Subpoena In Trump-Russia Probe


Flynn's attorneys have not yet indicated their intentions regarding the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena", Burr said in a statement . "General Flynn has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit", said Flynn's lawyer, Robert Kelner. Read More »

Trump's alignment with Israel and Saudi against Iran: Here's the catch


Palestinian Authority officials did not return JTA's request for comment. They were particularly pleased with Trump's visit to the Western Wall, one of the holiest sites in Judaism. The Palestinian leadership has pledged to work with Trump, hoping his unorthodox approach can lead to progress previously lacking. His visit to the West Bank lasted around two hours. Read More »

Manchester attack: Police hunt 'network' behind bomber


The official also said that Abedi had ties to the al-Qaida network and had received terrorist training overseas. As Rudd was speaking, the French interior minister was quoted as telling reporters that the attacker had proven links to Islamic State, and probably had traveled to Syria. Read More »

Huntington National Bank Has $143000 Position in Barrick Gold Corp (ABX)

Pinnacle Associates Ltd.'s holdings in Barrick Gold Corp were worth $722,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Platinum Investment Management Ltd, which manages about $22.00 billion and $3.40 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) by 61,300 shares to 1.23M shares, valued at $92.09 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. Read More »

Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace


However, he did make waves across the internet for another reason: He stated that Trump was on his way to "Tel Aviv, home of Judaism". Neither of Trump's partners moved even an inch from their long-held positions and used their American guest in separate meetings to lash out at each other. Read More »

Manchester attack: Further arrests made, including bomber's brother and father

AEG Live, the promoter of her tour, together with her record label, Universal Music Group, have not said whether the canceled shows will be rescheduled or if ticket holders will be reimbursed. The force, known as Rada, detained the brother Hashem Abedi, who was born in 1997, on Tuesday evening on suspicion of links to Islamic State, spokesman Ahmed Bin Salem said. Read More »

British PM to cut short G7 trip after Manchester attack

Police said relatives of all those killed had been informed and specialist officers were supporting them. Earlier, US media, also quoting US security sources, identified the assailant as a suicide bomber, well before British authorities confirmed that publicly. Read More »

China agrees to open market to USA beef, gas


It's also the deadline to finalize the rules for importation of cooked chicken products from China . The Energy Department has already authorized the shipment of 19.2 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas exports to China and other interested countries, the Commerce Department said . Read More »

United Kingdom steps up military patrols; probes attacker's Libya ties

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent condolences on behalf of the Israeli people to British Prime Minister Theresa May for the terror attack at a pop concert in Manchester. Abedi's 23-year-old brother Ismail was arrested in Manchester on Tuesday. Before his arrest, the father told the AP that his son was innocent and had been planning a trip to Saudi Arabia for a pilgrimage. Read More »

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


The police said numerous terrorist group members sneaked into Kenya from Somalia, where the militant group is under pressure from Somali National Army and the African Union Forces. An Al-Shabaab suicide bomb killed five and injured six in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, yesterday, Standard Digital reported. According to Site Intelligence Group , Al-Shabaab claiming responsibility for the attack. Read More »

Netflix teases Ellen DeGeneres stand-up special


To which she replied: 'Let me think about it. Looks like it's been 15 years since you did a stand-up special, @TheEllenShow . Aside from chatting with celebs on her talk show, the Emmy victor premiered a new dating show, First Dates, on NBC in April. Read More »

DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russia probe


Both Rogers and Coats had refused to comply, according to the Post's sources. Why this is not what Trump wants to hear: The president has aggressively pushed back against the fact that the FBI is investigating his campaign's connections with Russian Federation, going so far as to ask top intelligence officials to publicly say there is no evidence of collusion. Read More »

Trump's trip to Israel may set new tone in Middle East


He did not say anything about moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem or recognize the city as Israel's capital. Children were among the dead, police said. On his first trip to the Holy Land, President Trump scored points with the locals by paying homage to Holocaust victims and visiting some of the most important symbols of Judaism and Christianity, as well stopping briefly in the Palestinian territories. Read More »

'I'd never make it in Bollywood,' says Brad Pitt


Last night, the film was screened for its premiere at a multiplex and according to some sources, Bollywood's "King Khan", SRK, later hosted a lavish welcome for Pitt at his house Mannat to celebrate the success of his flick. The actors also talked about production. The Indian actor, who has been in the industry for over 25 years, added, "Language is becoming less and less of a barrier". Read More »

10 held in Manchester attack probe

Police said Thursday that a woman arrested in Blackley had been released without charge. Manchester police said on Wednesday they're investigating a network they think orchestrated the bombing, and the suspected perpetrator's father and brother were arrested in Tripoli. Read More »

Bomb unit declares Manchester college package safe


Police confirmed at around 11.30am that the incident at the college was over and the cordon has been removed. And it came as Theresa May said the threat level "will remain at critical and the public should remain vigilant". Queen Elizabeth II visited the Royal Manchester Childrens Hospital to meet the children injured in the attack and the staff at the hospital. In addition to those killed, 116 people have received medical treatment at Manchester hospitals for wounds from the blast. Read More »