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Vigil held for victims of deadly Manchester Arena attack

The reality star tweeted out an old picture of herself, sister Kendall Jenner and Grande at a concert together, writing, "Concerts are supposed to be a place where u can let loose & have fun". "She's not turned up", Campbell said. Grande, meanwhile, is heartbroken after the explosion, which left 22 dead and over 50 injured. "We make sure they preach the true Islam, the modern Islam, that preaches love to each other, peace and harmony". Read More »

Shatrughan Sinha lashes out at Sushil Modi over expulsion remark


Sinha had called for an end to "negative politics and mudslinging", after Kejriwal and Lalu Prasad came under attack following corruption charges in different cases. "Some people who are wholly & exclusively responsible for our party's debacle in Bihar are today crying hoarse, hoping to regain their lost image at the cost of some senior and popular colleagues who have an impeccable image", Sinha said. Read More »

Senate Intelligence Committee to Subpoena 2 of Flynn's Businesses


The committee issued a subpoena for Flynn to provide documents related to its investigation of possible Russian interference in the 2016 US election and whether there was collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia. Comey has agreed to testify before the Senate intelligence panel after Memorial Day. Burr said that the committee's lawyers have supplied Flynn with a narrower set of questions. Read More »

Unidentified flying vehicle crosses military demarcation line


South Korea's military fired warning shots after it spotted an unidentified object flying from North Korea across the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two countries, according to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff. The pace of North Korean missile tests has increased in recent months and experts fear it indicates progress towards Pyongyang's ultimate goal of putting a nuclear warhead on a missile that could strike the continental US. Read More »

United Kingdom raises terror threat level from severe to 'critical' after attack


Monday's incident is being treated as a terror attack and May said the threat level remains at "severe", meaning the government considers another terror attack highly likely. Witnesses said the blast scattered bolts and other bits of metal, apparently meant to maximize injuries and deaths. John was "one in a million and loved by so many", wrote Hayley Turk, who organised an online fund for his family. Read More »

Soldiers deployed across United Kingdom in wake of Manchester Arena attack

In a poignant moment he referred to the "Mancunian way to survive" and "northern grit", and said: "In the face of a challenge we always stand tall". "He was normal, to be honest". He would have graduated this summer. It is understood Abedi was not known to have participated in any clubs or societies during his time in higher education - and never met with the resident imam. Read More »

Iranian president calls USA relations 'a curvy road'

The remarks came three days after he won Iran's presidential election, securing another four-year term. Asked about the possibility of direct talks with the United Sattes over the mutual issues, the Iranian president said that "we are waiting for the USA new administration to settle, so that we could have accurate view about the ruling group in Washington". Read More »

Liverpool announce 25-man squad for post-season friendly in Sydney

However it has been reported that manager Jurgen Klopp wants to avoid travelling too much during pre-season, and instead will instead only embark on a short tour of Hong Kong and China before their training camp in Germany , making this the only time available for Liverpool to travel to Australia. Read More »

Putin to meet the Philippines' president later on Tuesday

They plan to extend discussions on coping with security challenges. "I warned everybody not to force my hand into it", President Duterte said on a plane en route to the Philippines . "It's not a question of trying to change the system but trying to work hand-in-hand with governments around the world to make sure that the countries in need develop in the best possible way", he told the forum. Read More »

Congress hearings show no Trump campaign-Russia collusion: White House official

Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.). "On the other hand, if I'm called before an investigative committee, I certainly will provide them with what I know and what I don't know". He said he is new to the job and not fully aware of the process for intelligence to be shared, nor if Trump had been cleared to share the intelligence, reportedly shared with the Israel. Read More »

White House Thrilled with Foreign Trip: Donald Trump 'At His Best'

Perhaps nothing concerns Israel more than Trump's view that the ultimate solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict is the creation of a state for the Palestinian Arabs - the so-called two-state solution. "It's part of the West Bank", part of lands that Israel annexed in the Six-Day War in 1967. "Making peace will not be easy". But there was little public evidence of prodding by Trump or his aides of either side to make more substantial concessions. Read More »

USA president meets Pope Francis at Vatican

President Michael D Higgins alluded to a potential visit to Northern Ireland by Pope Francis when he visits Dublin next year. "The disagreements are known", Clark says. "We can use peace", Trump said. Officials from the other six nations have been alarmed by some of Trump's statements including his support for trade protectionism, criticism of climate change policies, and anti-migrant rhetoric. Read More »

Trump Wraps Mid East Trip, Rome Is Up Next


Sen. Marco Rubio said Tuesday he is not optimistic that a major peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians is near, despite recent comments made by President Donald Trump . Much of central and southern Jerusalem was shut down to allow the presidential motorcade of around 60 vehicles to make its way from Trump's hotel to the town, just eight km (five miles) to the south. Read More »

China urges North Korea to not violate United Nations resolutions again

So far, North Korea's missiles have been liquid-fuelled that have to be filled with propellant before launch, while solid fuel missiles can be fired far more rapidly. The solid-fuel missile that was launched was the second successful test of a missile that the US calls KN-15, Martin reports. The two missile tests in a week complicate plans by South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in to seek ways to reduce tension on the peninsula. Read More »

Misa's CA confesses to money laundering: Sushil Modi


Aggarwal is said to have links with Misa Bharti, a Rajya Sabha member and daughter of former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad, media reports said. Agarwal has been arrested under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) late last evening, they said. Read More »

Iran: Rouhani hits back at Trump, pledging to continue ballistic missile enrichment

Spokesman for Iran, Bahran Qassemi, charged that, far from encouraging an atmosphere of unity in the region, Trump's rhetoric is, in fact, " reinvigorating terrorists in the region by its hostile policies ". "Our missiles are for our defence and for peace, they are not offensive". American officials should know that whenever we need to technically test a missile we will do so. Read More »

Trump Rejected by Wife at Airport!

Twitterati obviously does not like the way Trump treats Melania . To play it off, Donald used the hand left hanging to tap her butt. Another day, another botched attempt at hand holding for President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania . Read More »

Rouhani dismisses Trump warning over Iran 'threat'

Mr Rouhani also said Iran would continue its ballistic missile programme, which has been heavily criticised by the Trump administration. When interviewer Becky Quick pointed out Saudi Arabia limits free expression, unlike the U.S., Ross said that could have been the reason "in theory". Read More »

Investigators hunt for accomplices of Manchester Arena bomber


May said all military personnel deployed on the streets would remain under the command of police officers. There are clear rules, and no bags of any size, weapons, outside food or beverages are allowed inside, Roseberry said, and everyone who comes in is also patted down and a waved with metal detector wand. Read More »

Hostages taken at church in southern Philippines

Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Duterte will be cutting short his stay in Russian Federation because of the incident, and will return to Manila . Meanwhile, the top priority of Mr. Duterte's landmark visit to Moscow this week is to acquire precision-guided bombs to use on Islamic militants in Mindanao and to seal a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to beef up Philippine defense. Read More »

Fatalities As Latest Protests In Venezuela Turn Violent

Protests in Caracas against President Nicolas Maduro remained mostly tranquil, but outside the capital demonstrators clashed with police and national guardsmen. The majority of the 40 people who have died amid ongoing anti-government protests in Venezuela in recent weeks were not participating in the demonstrations, according to the Ministry of Communication and Information. Read More »

Trump seeks to establish 'common principles' for Mideast peace push

But with determination, compromise and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians will reach a deal", he said". Netanyahu also criticized this practice in a statement made after Abbas's joint remarks with Trump on Tuesday, seemingly calling Abbas a hypocrite for offering his condolences to those who were hurt or lost loved ones in Monday evening's terrorist attacks in Manchester - Netanyahu said that had the Manchester victims been Israeli children, the Palestinian ... Read More »

Leaked transcript shows Trump praising Philippine president over drug war


China has said the tribunal has no jurisdiction over sovereignty disputes. In October 2016, Duterte said the country would distance itself militarily and economically from the U.S. My colleagues and I understand that you need to get back home as soon as possible. In a speech at a human rights forum in Manila , Jessen defended the EU's development aid. Read More »

United Nations court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national

Pakistan had also assured the ICJ that Jadhav "would be provided every opportunity and remedy available under the law to defend his case" and he "still has ample time to petition for clemency", the statement said. He said the ICJ verdict on Jadhav proves that the somewhere the worldwide court believes that there is substance in India's allegations. He also ordered Pakistan to inform the tribunal that it has implemented the decision, and stressed that ICJ decisions are binding on all ... Read More »

Israelis, Palestinans ready 'to reach for peace'

Trump said in a speech in Jerusalem Tuesday that both Israeli and Palestinian leaders "are ready to reach for peace". "The cause of [the hunger strikers] is humane and just", he said, "I call on the Israeli government to meet their humane and legitimate demands", he added. Read More »