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Flags at Saskatoon civic facilities lowered after Manchester bombing

She said security services were working to see if a wider group was involved in the attack, which fell less than three weeks before a national election. "Parents were frantic running about trying to get to their children", she said. There are two major sports events in London on Saturday, with Wembley Stadium hosting soccer's FA Cup final, which Prince William is due to attend, and Twickenham hosting rugby's Premiership final. Read More »

Turkey jails two hunger strikers pending trial

More than 200 suspects have gone on trial accused of plotting and orchestrating last year's failed coup in Turkey . Many trials are now being held across Turkey to judge the coup suspects, in what has become the biggest legal process in the country's modern history. Read More »

UAE and Saudi Arabia to donate $100m to Ivanka Trump fund

On Tuesday, he is set to meet with Abbas in the West Bank and deliver a speech at the Israeli Museum. "This deal has President Trump throwing gasoline on a house fire and locking the door on his way out", wrote Eric Ferrero, Amnesty International USA communications director. Read More »

Rouhani takes on Trump

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Two top US intelligence officials offered varying takes on Iran's behavior in the Middle East since signing a nuclear accord, tempering President Donald Trump's condemnation of the agreement reached during the Obama administration as the "worst deal ever". Read More »

Trump Budget Plan Relies On Optimistic Growth Assumptions, Analysts Say

Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of ME released a statement saying the budget proposal "will hammer thousands of people across ME, including older, disabled and lower-income people". Such cuts are being contemplated, of course, at a time when Trump is also promising huge reductions in taxes , mostly for upper-income individuals and corporations. Read More »

Senate intel panel to subpoena Flynn companies

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Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-Va.) announced their decision as the committee continues to pursue Flynn's assistance in the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible links to Trump's campaign. Read More »

Where is Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) Heading Next?

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About 277,849 shares traded. Stock market analysts watching Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) have recently changed their ratings on the stock. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500. Southwest Airlines Co (Southwest) operates Southwest Airlines, a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation in the United States and near-international markets. Read More »

Late-night shows poke fun at Trump's Israel visit

On Monday, he met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem . Trump rebuked Palestinian leaders in a joint press conference with Abbas in Bethlehem, saying, "Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded", referring to stipends the PA pays to terrorists and their families. Read More »

Man United v Ajax: Charlie Nicholas makes big Europa League final claim

On behalf of the players and the staff, we at Ajax would like to express sympathy with the victims who unfortunately fell yesterday. "The feeling that prevails for me is that the final doesn't have this glow that it should have". Bosz, a former Holland worldwide, remain tightlipped about whether he thought the game should have been called off and will now have to focus his players on defeating Manchester United and securing their first European title since 1995. Read More »

Trump tweets after Middle East trip: 'Trying hard for PEACE'

I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East. Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. Read More »

Stocks flat, euro down as traders cash in French election bets

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke with French President-elect Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him on his victory in the French presidential election , the White House said. Macron, who will be inaugurated this Sunday, is now looking to use his popularity to win hundreds of seats for his fledgling party En Marche! in legislative elections, in little over a month from now. Read More »

Rouhani looks set to secure second term in Iran

Today, thousands of people gathered in central Tehran to celebrate Rouhani's victory. "I wish you health, success in all your undertakings, and I wish lasting peace and prosperity to the friendly people of Iran ", reads the congratulatory message of the President of Armenia Sargsyan. Read More »

Donald Trump's Saudi Arabia speech: eight key points

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Rep. Adam Schiff, a California Democrat, said on CNN's "State of the Union" that Trump had the "right message" on working with Muslim nations to fight terrorism, but decried what he saw as an attempt to "de-emphasize" human rights and the promotion of democracy overseas. Read More »

US President accused of asking FBI Chief to drop Flynn inquiry

He says the White House should turn over records about that meeting. President Donald Trump is expected to retain lawyer Marc Kasowitz as his private attorney representing him on matters related to the Russian Federation investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , a source close to Kasowitz and sources familiar with the Trump's decision confirmed to ABC News. Read More »

Singapore supports joint efforts to push ahead with TPP

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New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay told reporters that the reaming countries were "going to put forward proposals on how to take TPP forward in November". One of the biggest challenges is keeping on board Vietnam and Malaysia, which signed up for the TPP deal and promised to make major reforms largely to get better US market access. Read More »

Trump arrives in Rome for Pope talks

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Respect for the other, saying what one thinks, but with respect, walking together... This helps explain why the two have butted heads in recent years. Francis, however, has made clear in the past, particularly during the controversial billionaire's run to the presidency a year ago, that he disagrees with many of Trump's positions. Read More »

Korea says it fired warning shots at 'balloons' from North

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Yonhap news agency in South Korea said the warning shots consisted of 90 machine gun rounds being shot into the air towards North Korea , but it didn't give a source for the information. North Korea's recent missile tests were a legitimate act of self-defense by a "fully-fledged nuclear power", North Korean diplomat Ju Yong Chol told the U.N. Read More »

China's Xi says willing to put S.Korea ties back on track

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The ban on trip sales, which has wrecked havoc on South Korean firms, especially the retail and duty-free sectors that rely heavily on Chinese customers, have yet to be lifted, although some claims have been made by travel industry and the Korean Embassy in China over possible signs of a diplomatic thaw after new President Moon Jae-in took office on May 10. Read More »

Trump's proposals will balance the budget. Except they won't

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Representative Mark Meadows, who heads the House of Representatives' hard-right Freedom Caucus, called it "a great step forward" for conservatives, adding: "It's all about economic growth". "It's a recommendation", McConnell told reporters. President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget calls for a significant jump in the Pentagon's vast budget, though it falls short of the historic spending bonanza sought by more hawkish Republicans. Read More »

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) Reviewed By Analysts

Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, December 5 report. The firm earned "In-Line" rating on Tuesday, November 22 by Imperial Capital. (NYSE:DAL). Cap Invsts has 7.94M shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. First has invested 0.22% of its portfolio in Delta Air Lines, Inc . 03/17/2017 - Delta Air Lines, Inc . Read More »

Trump Asks Muslim Nations To Help Wipe Out Extremism

United States President Donald Trump said India was a victim of terrorism and asked countries to ensure that terror groups don't find sanctuaries on their soil. But obstacles have emerged that may complicate the relationship between the White House and the Knesset. Israel also has expressed concern about the $ 110 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia that Trump announced Saturday in Riyadh . Read More »

Ariana Grande Reps Release Statement on Manchester Concert Bombing

It's not the first time a European concert venue has been targeted in recent times . They later took to Twitter with reports that there was "blood everywhere" and that people were "injured and bleeding". Since the immediate aftermath of the attack, Manchester City's Etihad Stadium has been used as a support center following the tragedy, and the club has offered its " thoughts and prayers " to the victims in a statement issued on Tuesday. Read More »