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Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents in Russian Federation probe


The US Senate Intelligence Committee has also said it will subpoena two of the former security advisor's businesses, but this is related to a separate Russian Federation investigation. Flynn's attorneys did not respond to multiple requests for comment. "It's now going to be necessary to subpoena it, and if the General refuses and does so without a good legal basis, then I think we do have to explore the use of contempt". Read More »

Indonesian president urges calm after Islamic State-linked Jakarta attacks


Indonesia has suffered a series of mostly low-level attacks by Islamic State sympathisers in the last 17 months, but Wasisto said police had not confirmed any Islamist motive for Wednesday's bombing. "After what happened in Manchester, in Marawi in the Philippines, maybe the cells here were triggered by the bombs and that lifted their passion to start bombing again", Setyono told television station TVOne . Read More »

Israelis Elated by Trump Visit; Palestinians Disappointed


The White House has denied any wrongdoing. President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the perpetrators behind Monday night's suicide bomb attack in Manchester, England, that claimed 22 lives and injured almost 60 other people. "The conflict is not between religions", Abbas said. "He did not weigh in Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the USA would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians sovereign territory". Read More »

Manchester United fans celebrate triumph after tragedy

Juan Mata praised Jose Mourinho's remarkable knack for coming out on top on the biggest occasions after Manchester United beat Ajax 2-0 on Wednesday to signal the Portuguese coach's 12th triumph in a final from 14 attempts. He has now won the tournament twice, having led Porto to glory in the UEFA Cup - as the Europa League was previously called - in 2003. He said: "Thank you to my team-mates because without them I could not have scored so many goals". Read More »

Jonah Goldberg: Trump's warm welcome in Middle East is no surprise


Palestinian officials stressed they believed longstanding U.S. policy remained unchanged as president Mahmud Abbas sought to convince Trump to remain committed to a two-state solution to the decades-long conflict. It was much more about relationship-building. Both sides are wary of being accused of resisting Trump's peace efforts or being cast as obstructing the resumption of talks. Read More »

Landslide buries California's scenic highway in Big Sur


Highway 1 at Mud Creek had already been closed to fix buckled pavement and remove debris from an earlier landslide triggered by powerful winter storms. Repeated landslides and floods have taken out bridges and highways, closed campgrounds, and forced some resorts to shut down temporarily or use helicopters to fly in guests and supplies. Read More »

Merkel's party triumphs in rivals' heartland


Voter turnout in Sunday's elections in North Rhine-Westphalia was markedly higher than five years ago, amounting to 65.2%. "Elections are won at the political centre". Mr Schulz urged his party to put defeat in North Rhine-Westphalia behind them. Effect from the election of a new Social Democrat leader, former EU Parliament President Martin Schulz, appears to be on the wane after it boosted the party's rating earlier this year. Read More »

United Kingdom fury after leak of Manchester bomb images


Police said eight men remain in custody following the attack Monday night. Trump, who said there is "no relationship we cherish more" than the one with the United Kingdom, declared the leaks "deeply troubling" and said he was asking the Justice Department to lead an investigation into the matter. Read More »

Ex-CIA chief warned Russia to stay out of election

The former CIA chief also told the House intelligence committee that he had become so concerned about Russian interference - and contacts between Americans "involved" with the Trump campaign and the Russians - that he convened a group of officials from the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency in late July to focus exclusively on the issue. Read More »

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

Asked whether the US leaks had compromised the investigation, she said: "I wouldn't go that far but I can say that they are perfectly clear about the situation and that it shouldn't happen again". "We are furious. This is completely unacceptable", a government ministry source said of the images "leaked from inside the USA system". A photo obtained - obtained by the New York Times from British law enforcement - appears to show evidence from the scene of the explosion. Read More »

After OPEC deal, Texas oil regulator boasts of victory

There was also talk earlier this week that Iraq is also in favor of a nine month extension. The oil market is also looking for clues as to what OPEC may do in 2018, a year when US shale output growth is expected to match an increase in demand. Read More »

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief says allies to join anti-IS coalition

Trump sat down Thursday with Donald Tusk , the president of the European Council, Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, and other officials. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation hopes to impress Trump with military bands, allied jets flying overhead and a walk through the glass-and-steel headquarters, which replaces a leaking, 1960s prefab structure. Read More »

Montana GOP candidate allegedly 'body slammed' a reporter

Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte speaks to supporters during a campaign meet and greet at Lambros Real Estate on May 24, 2017 in Missoula, Montana. Multiple commentators linked Wednesday's events to other recent incidents involving rough treatment of reporters asking questions of public figures. Read More »

Healthcare Stocks Are In Focus After The CBO Scores the AHCA


You can purchase a rider, estimated at an additional $1,000 per month. The House passed Trumpcare without a report from the CBO. Once the House approves a health care bill, the measure would then go to the 100-member Senate , where it now does not have the support of the majority - according to the Senate's top Republican . Read More »

A terrorist attack in Indonesia: several dead and 10 wounded

He was referring to the suicide bombing that killed 22 people in a crowded concert hall in the British city of Manchester this week. One of the casualties was a police officer while the other is suspected to be the bomber. Police soon raided two homes believed to be owned by the bombers in the neighbouring provinces of Banten and West Java, while bomb squad investigators were called to the bust terminal. Read More »

Greek Creditors Stall on Debt Deal


Eurozone finance ministers have failed to agree a debt relief plan for Greece, raising the prospect of a summer crisis for the single currency bloc if Athens misses a loan repayment. Now the Greek government needs $8 billion to meet a debt repayment deadline in July. The IMF has argued that the eurozone forecasts underpinning the Greek bailout are too rosy and that the country as a result should get substantial debt relief so it can start growing on a sustainable basis following a ... Read More »

Polish couple among those killed in Manchester blast


ISIS said that Abebi, who they labelled a "soldier", set off the bomb packed with ballbearings at the Ariana Grande concert in the Manchester Arena. "Once Upon a Time " actress Karen David had met Callander just two weeks ago at a fan convention and shared her memory of the teen on Instagram . Read More »

Trump traveling to Israel on Monday

Some regarded his speech as a positive step towards Muslims. "We must practice tolerance and respect for each other once again-and make this region a place where every man and woman, no matter their faith or ethnicity, can enjoy a life of dignity and hope", he said . Read More »

NYT says Russian Federation hoped to sway Trump via advisers


Mr Brennan said he had warned Moscow against interfering in the U.S. presidential election , confirming that an FBI investigation had been opened in July. He said he personally warned the Russians in August to stop interfering in the USA democratic process, telling a senior Russian security official that continued meddling would backfire and prevent any warming of relations after the election. Read More »

Tulsa ICE office arrests 22 in six-week operation

Among those who were arrested, at least eight now face federal prosecution for re-entry after deportation, a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison, the agency said . "169, or nearly 90 percent, had prior criminal convictions", a statement from the agency read. ICE has claimed that almost 75 percent of those arrested are "convicted criminals", but the Trump regime has expanded the definition of "criminal" to include folks that only have traffic or immigration-related infractions. Read More »

Shock as baby dies after being found in hot car


Distraught family members are being comforted by relatives, friends and neighbours in west Tipperary. Her dad was about to drop her off at a creche at 8am before he got distracted and forgot her, it is reported. Roger Kennedy, a Fianna Fail county councillor, told the Irish Times: "The whole area is in shock". Weather forecasters have said Thursday was the hottest day of the year with temperatures reaching highs of 26 degrees. Read More »

NATO Will Formally Join Anti-'Islamic State' Coalition


Diplomatic sources say some member states such as France, Germany and Italy had opposed such a move for fear the alliance would be dragged into a ground war and risk relations with Arab powers. The move will specifically involve an expansion of flights by NATO's AWACS surveillance aircraft now supporting anti-ISIL operations in Syria and Iraq. Read More »

Iranian president calls United States relations "a curvy road"

The Iranian president voiced Iran's readiness to attract French investors to develop a partnership in various fields, including the transportation industry and infrastructures in Iran. Mr Rouhani, a moderate cleric who signed a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, said the USA had "resorted to many methods against Iran but failed in all". Read More »