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US intelligence committee to subpoena Flynn in Russia probe

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CNN first reported the omission. Federal inquiries have focused for some time on Page, who was the subject of a secret warrant a year ago issued by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, based on suspicion he may have been acting as an agent of the Russian government. Read More »

Gianforte wins Montana election, apologizes for assault

But I've also found that it is possible to correct the record when a reporter gets it wrong and to fight back with facts and well-articulated arguments. Gallatin County officials cited Gianforte for misdemeanor assault Wednesday and, since then, Gianforte hasn't spoken to any media or issued any statements beyond a disputed account of the exchange between himself and Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs . Read More »

Trump shoves Montenegro PM Dusko Markovic at NATO summit

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Visiting a city he once called a "hellhole" to meet with the leaders of one alliance he threatened to abandon and another whose weakening he cheered, President Donald Trump will address a continent Thursday still reeling from his election and anxious about his support. Read More »

Manchester bomber in Germany days before attack

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President Donald Trump says he is deeply troubled by leaks to USA media about the Manchester bombing investigation in Britain and promises an investigation. "This damage is even greater when it involves unauthorised disclosure of potential evidence in the middle of a major counterterrorism investigation". Read More »

President Trump's Peace Efforts Require A Regional Approach

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Meeting Netanyahu in Washington in February, he said he would support a single state if it led to peace, delighting Israeli right-wingers who want to see most of the West Bank annexed. It is a stark symbol for Palestinians of Israel's 50-year occupation of the West Bank, and in Bethlehem the wall has been covered with graffiti and street art. Read More »

Trump meets Pope, calls it an 'honour'

He is really great. "We had a fantastic meeting". SHAPIRO: The Vatican described the discussions as cordial. The White House did not respond to questions Wednesday about whether he might squeeze in a news conference on the final legs of the trip, his meetings with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and European leaders in Brussels and the Group of 7 summit in Sicily. Read More »

Modi congratulates Iran's Rouhani on his re-election

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Iranians overseas also will vote in over 300 locations, including 55 in the USA, where more than 1 million Iranians live. "We also hope that he restores the rights of Iranians, the freedom of speech, the freedom of organization, so that Iranians can live the life that they deserve". Read More »

United Kingdom resumes intelligence sharing with US

They labelled their initiative " A City United ". "The public will, I think rightly, be wondering: 'OK we took this couple in as asylum seekers fleeing Gaddafi's Libya , and how did we get repaid?" They allegedly include Abu Anas al-Libi, who died in United States custody in early 2015, days before facing trial for bombing U.S. Read More »

United Kingdom furious over USA media Manchester leaks

And police investigating the attack say they will no longer share information about the investigation with the United States after detailed photos from scene of the attack were published by the New York Timesyesterday. He said, however, that even if US intelligence sources shared vital information with the media, it likely would not affect the strong intelligence sharing relationship between the USA and Britain because it helps both countries. Read More »

Trump should move US Embassy to Jerusalem

A spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel told AFP he was not aware of any flight taking that course before. During a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, Netanyahu emphasized the importance of USA aid to Israel maintaining military dominance in the region. Read More »

Game 7 offers chance at history for Penguins and Senators

Although he participated in warmups prior to Pittsburgh's Game 5 win on Sunday, he didn't make it onto the ice and remained sidelined for the team's Game 6 loss on Tuesday. The 35-year-old struggled through Games 4 and 5 - yielding seven goals - but it was evident early that he had his game back. Though Pittsburgh outshot Ottawa 11-9 in the opening frame, they were 0-for-2 on the man advantage. Read More »

Russians discussed how to influence Trump via aides

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The development follows a Washington Post report May 19 that said authorities have identified a current White House official as a person of interest in the Russian Federation probe. President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, called White House chief of staff Reince Priebus earlier this year to push back against what he claimed were inaccuracies in an intel dossier related to Russia, Politico reported . Read More »

Philippine forces launch attacks against ISIS-linked militants in Marawi

The militants have torn through the streets of Marawi since Tuesday night, torching buildings, taking a priest and his worshippers hostage and sealing off much of the city. "We had been pummeling them in the mountains, but were caught unaware when they entered Marawi ", Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana conceded in a briefing to reporters on Wednesday. Read More »

Trump Making First Official Visit to Israel

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Appearing on New Day Tuesday, Marco Rubio said that while Trump's efforts constitute a "noble endeavor", they are unlikely to bear fruit. Allowing them to do so could have led to accusations that Washington was implicitly recognising Israel's unilateral claim of sovereignty over the site, which would break with years of US and global precedent. Read More »

Trump Directs Scornful Eye Toward Iran

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Demonstrators waving Palestinian flags, PFLP flags, as well as Hezbollah and Iranian flags rallied from Palestine Square to the prisoners' solidarity sit-in tent at Saraya Square, chanting against USA policies in the region. The early morning Twitter rants that so often rattle Washington have disappeared as Trump travels through the Middle East and Europe. "Today we are celebrating the unification of Jerusalem". Read More »

Saudi, UAE pledge $100m to Ivanka Trump women fund

Standing alongside Trump, Abbas, 82 and in the 12th year of his original five-year term, said he was determined to deliver an agreement for all Palestinians, although he did not provide any substance on how such an objective could be achieved. Read More »

Liam Gallagher to play concert for Manchester victims

To coincide with the announcement, Liam has confirmed the title of his debut solo single Wall of Glass which is now available to pre-order. Speaking to the MEN he said: "I just knew I had to". Just so sad. What can you do? The singer tweeted an image showing four show dates - Tuesday May 30 at the Manchester O2 Ritz, as well as gigs at Brixton's Electric Ballroom in London, Dublin's Olympia Theatre, and Glasgow Barrowlands. Read More »

Montana special election: Votes show close race

Witnesses say Gianforte, a wealthy technology executive, grabbed Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs by the neck on Wednesday and threw him to the ground. Montana has just a single House seat, elected at-large across the entire state. "The only thing in the Gianforte statement that is factually correct is my name and my place of employment", Jacobs said on ABC's "Good Morning America" Thursday. Read More »

Manchester attack: Bombing suspect linked to top UK ISIS recruiter

Ramadan Abedi fled Tripoli in 1993 after Moammar Gadhafi's security authorities issued an arrest warrant. The bomber was born in Britain to immigrants from Libya . Part of that threat assessment is the fear that Abedi, who blew himself up in the bomb attack, could have been working as part of a group with possible links to militants who have the competence to plot and execute suicide bombings. Read More »

Democrats & Republicans Spar over New Budget Report on Health Care

The Congressional Budget Office ( CBO ), a non-partisan group of experts who analyse U.S. legislation, said the bill would reduce federal deficits by $119 billion between 2017 and 2026. It's not known if Florida would join states seeking a waiver of rules to let insurers charge sick people more - potentially lowering costs for healthy people - but CBO projected about a sixth of the USA population would live in states doing so. Read More »

No Evidence Of Donald Trump Team's Collusion With Russians, Says White House

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Speaking before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, former CIA director John Brennan said that Donald Trump may have "violated two protocols" when he shared highly classified information with two Russian officials in May, and added that he was "concerned" about whether Russia "was able to gain cooperation" with individuals in the Trump campaign. Read More »

Daesh claims responsibility for Jakarta attack

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Zaki Mubarak, a terrorism expert from a state Islamic university in Jakarta , said the attackers were likely influenced by fatwas from Indonesian jihadi and IS-affiliate Aman Abdurrahman, who is now imprisoned. Five were police and five were civilians. A gun and suicide attack in the capital Jakarta left four attackers and four civilians dead in January previous year, and was the first assault claimed by IS in Southeast Asia. Read More »

Trump shoves fellow NATO leader aside on his first summit

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The Republican president, midway through his first foreign trip since taking office, has basked in the glow of favourable receptions in Riyadh and Jerusalem, where leaders lauded his harsh words for Iran. And he didn't really clarify the situation on Thursday. Unlike Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary James Mattis in separate statements earlier this year, Trump never committed to Article 5. Read More »