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We played for the people who died, says Man United's Pogba

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Mourinho generally hits his stride in his second seasons at clubs and he will set his sights no lower in 2017-18 than winning a fourth Premier League title and third Champions League trophy. "To have very bad results in the Premier League, the kids did very well to sign off with some dignity". "It was a great final and my first European final with United , hopefully the first of many". Read More »

Father of Manchester bomber says he didn't expect attack

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Ramadan Abedi told AP that when he spoke to his son, Salman, five days ago, he sounded "normal". U.S. Homeland Security Department spokesman David Lapan declined to say Wednesday if suspected bomber in the Manchester attack, Salman Abedi , had been placed on the U.S.no-fly list. Read More »

House candidate accused of 'body-slammed' reporter

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Jacobs grabbed Greg's wrist, and spun away from Greg, pushing them both to the ground. The Guardian has released an audio recording of the incident. Quist did not issue a statement about the alleged assault Wednesday night. And it doesn't jibe, at all, with the statement released by the campaign. Read More »

NEET 2017: SC refuses to give urgent hearing to plea

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Madras High Court stayed the declaration of NEET results by CBSE after a medical aspirant alleged that the all India medical entrance examination did not have a uniform question paper. Meanwhile, in another development, the parents of several NEET examinees from Gujarat, competing for MBBS seats, today moved the Gujarat High Court for holding the exam afresh with same questions in Gujarati and English languages. Read More »

Russia Hoped to Sway Trump Via Advisers

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Brennan said he told Bortnikov that the Russian operation, which involved hacking and leaking thousands of Democratic Party emails, "would be certain to backfire" because its disclosure would outrage Americans. And then there are folks who represented themselves as being connected with him. Manafort's submission came in response to letters the congressional panels sent in recent weeks to a handful of Trump campaign associates with potential ties to Moscow, a sign that lawmakers were ... Read More »

S.Korea's Park leaves court after start of trial

Park emerged from a bus with her inmate number 503 attached to her dark-colored jacket, walked into the Seoul Central District Court and sat before a three-judge panel. Park's lawyer denied all charges levied by prosecutors. Choi was seated between Park's lawyer and her lawyer, Lee Kyung-jae. Ms Park is the third South Korean leader on trial for corruption but the first democratically elected one. Read More »

Iran, France stress expansion of ties in Rouhani's 2nd term

During his visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday, Trump called on the regional countries to isolate Iran which, he said , had "fueled the fires of sectarian conflict and terror". He said on Monday in Jerusalem that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer, calling Tehran a real threat in the region. Read More »

Bennett harming chances for embassy move

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Yet Trump may still need to engage in some delicate diplomacy following revelations that he disclosed highly classified intelligence Israel obtained about the Islamic State group with top Russian officials, without Israel's permission. But in doing so she reassured Mr. Trump's constituents who favor a stronger USA commitment to Israel that there is at least one powerful voice in the administration who will advocate for them. Read More »

Ariana Grande reportedly offers to pay for funerals of Manchester bomb victims

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IS on Tuesday claimed responsibility through its social media channels, saying "one of the caliphate's soldiers placed bombs among the crowds", and threatening more attacks. As Phillips reports, he may have been more directly connected to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) than they had thought. An imam at the Didsbury mosque that Abedi used to attend told the Daily Telegraph that Abedi had been a "dangerous extremist" who "showed me the face of hate" after the imam made a speech ... Read More »

North Korea developing nuclear warheads faster than expected

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Moon's envoy to Washington , South Korean media mogul Hong Seok-hyun, said Trump spoke of being willing to use engagement to ensure peace, Hong said in comments carried by television. Council diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity because the consultations were private, said China never mentioned working with the US on a new sanctions resolution, and both China and Russian Federation said they support a negotiated solution through dialogue. Read More »

The royal family speaks out after the Manchester Arena terrorist attack

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British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Abedi "likely" did not act alone in the strike at the close of an Ariana Grande concert Monday night and that he had been known to security forces "up to a point". He said: 'He went to pick them up and arrived to find his wife in a critical condition, his elder daughter injured and his younger daughter lost. France's interior minister said Abedi is believed to have also traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group. Read More »

Defying Trump, Iranian President Vows to Continue Missile Tests

Iran's president added that Iranians are waiting for Trump and his administration to "be civil" and "settle down" so the nations could better understand each other. "But the foundation of power is national strength and this only happens through elections", Rouhani said. "They should have polling stations in place for the people and let the rulers not be on a hereditary basis". Read More »

Fox News Founder Roger Ailes Dies Aged 77

One of his first jobs after leaving Ohio University was a low-level position on " The Mike Douglas Show ", a daytime variety and talk show that initially aired in Cleveland. "And Ailes had a major role in creating that kind of political culture", says Peck, an assistant professor of media culture. Ailes death comes less than a year after he resigned from the company over multiple allegations of sexual harassment . Read More »

Trump retains private attorney to protect him in Russian Federation inquiry

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According to several people familiar with the deliberations, other attorneys under consideration have included Robert Giuffra Jr.; Reid Weingarten; and Theodore Olson. One is compelled to ask: What was Trump so nervous about? He said that at the time he was thinking of "this Russia thing" when he dismissed Comey as head of the country's top law enforcement agency because he considers the possible Russia-Trump campaign link as an excuse opposition Democrats are using to explain the ... Read More »

Donald Trump hails Vatican meeting with Pope Francis as 'an honour'

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U.S. President Donald Trump met with Pope Francis on Wednesday at the Vatican. Pope Francis is meeting first lady Melania Trump , Trump's oldest daughter Ivanka, and other members of the US delegation. Ivanka Trump leaves after her visit to the Catholic group Sant Egidio in Rome, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 . MORE: President Trump condemns Manchester attack as act of "evil losers" The pope told Trump he signed the message "personally for you". Read More »

The Ultimate Deal Is Not Palestine in the West Bank

An explicit endorsement of a two-state solution, which has been US policy for more than a quarter-century. He also called on the Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises for peace - but gave no specific details on what he meant. In his speech yesterday, Mr Trump seemed to acknowledge the complexities of the matter. He had met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday. Read More »

Warner: Panel's next steps on Flynn coming Tuesday

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he submitted as a United States senator a year ago, the Justice Department acknowledged Wednesday. Read More »

3 more arrests in Manchester; London tourist sites protected

Officials are examining his trips to Libya. Britain's terror threat level was raised to "critical" on Wednesday over concerns another attack could be imminent. Abedi had been known to security services, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said, though she would not be drawn on the way he came to their attention. Read More »

Chelsea cancel victory parade in wake of Manchester terror attack

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Wenger again refused to confirm whether he will still be Arsenal's manager next season and was keen to emphasise this weekend's Wembley showdown with Chelsea will not affect his future. "Usually the average life expectancy of a manager is 18 months so our total is quite unusual". "Gabriel is out for six to eight weeks". Laurent Koscielny is also out suspended and Shkodran Mustafi is struggling with illness, meaning Per Mertesacker may be called upon to make his first start in nearly ... Read More »

Lib Dems offer fresh Brexit vote in election manifesto

Mr Farron said: "You don't have to accept Theresa May and Nigel Farage's extreme version of Brexit that will wreck the future for you, your family, your schools and hospitals". Tim has made very clear he has changed his mind". Ridge said suggesting the British people didn't know what they were voting for, was also insulting. Read More »