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Airstrike chain reaction led to over 100 civilian deaths in Mosul

Recent field visits to Mosul by Amnesty International have revealed that, Iraqi forces and the US-led coalition did not refrain from using explosive munitions in heavily populated areas, where civilians were being used as human shields by the group calling itself the Islamic State . Read More »

Australia's Aborigines seek treaties in drive for more than symbolic change

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So while the 1967 referendum gave indigenous Australians the right to be counted, it did not grant them an automatic share of this country's great wealth and prosperity. And our youth languish in detention in obscene numbers. "We call for the establishment of a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Constitution". That is a process that continues today and while we have come a long way, there is still a long way yet to go. Read More »

Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack

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In a statement released after Trump arrived at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance, the president said he would seek an official review to stop leaks that he said posed a serious security threat. The New York Times published detailed pictures of the crime scene, including the remains of the suspected bomb and the rucksack worn by the suicide bomber. Read More »

Two Husker football players arrested in Florida on drug charges

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The officer searched the auto and found two backpacks, both with marijuana in them. While Morgan was originally charged with felony drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia, court documents show that the drug charge was reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor, and the drug paraphernalia charge was dropped. Read More »

Trump visit to Saudi Arabia

In the speech-where he departed from his typical rhetoric about terrorism-" Islamist extremism " was written into his address, according to officials, but Trump said " Islamic extremism ". A White House official blamed the mix-up on exhaustion. Back in 2015, Donald Trump took to his Twitter account to criticise the fact that Michelle Obama chose not to wear a headscarf while visiting the Middle East with her husband. Read More »

Rubin: Israelis pleased, over all, with Trump visit

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US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during their meeting at the presidential headquarters in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on May 23, 2017 . "Head spinning: Never has a USA president expressed so much confidence in a conflict-ending peace agreement with so little prospect of success", tweeted Aaron David Miller who was a US negotiator on the Middle East in both Republican and Democratic administrations. Read More »

Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert

British police have arrested two more men in connection with the Manchester attack, taking the number of people in custody to eight, Greater Manchester police said. Though his neighbors tell NPR they did not know him well, some of them recall an incident in which a resident complained to police several years ago that members of the Abedi family had shown signs of radicalization. Read More »

Senate Republicans Blast The Latest House Health Care Bill

Senate Republicans have started writing their Obamacare repeal bill - even though few decisions have been made about how to resolve the biggest policy disagreements, the media reported . Another change would allow states to decide whether to require insurers to cover health benefits such as maternity care and prescription drugs that are mandatory under current law. Read More »

US rules out easing sanctions on Russia

Right now, we don't have a position ", the USA official said. "My impression is that when it comes to the conflict in Ukraine we are more or less on the same line as President Trump". Trump is the only world leader at the G-7 who has called climate change " a hoax ". "There is no doubt that this will be the most challenging G-7 summit in years", Tusk said . Read More »

Emmanuel Macron out-Trumps Donald Trump in handshake duel before NATO Summit

Diplomacy can be a white-knuckle ride at times, but French President Emmanuel Macron refused to be shaken when he found himself in an unexpected standoff with USA counterpart Donald Trump Thursday. "She's the strongest on borders, and she's the strongest on what's been going on in France", Trump said in the Oval Office interview. France spent about 1.8% of its GDP on defence in 2016, according to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation figures. Read More »

Trump to keep sanctions on Russian Federation, says top economic adviser

Cohn spoke to reporters from the sidelines of the G7 summit in Sicily, Trump's final stop on his nine-day, five-stop overseas trip. While Russia was reportedly discussed at both the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit Thursday and the G7 meeting, another hot topic Friday was the Paris Climate Agreement. Read More »

British police stop sharing Manchester attack info with the United States after leaks

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USA media outlets have been reporting details about the attack that British officials hadn't wanted to share yet, to help in their investigation. The decision to stop sharing police information with U.S. A British official said that Abedi had been on the periphery of the intelligence radar before the massacre. Americans wanted to pounce to quickly stop the plot whereas British authorities were trying to better determine the suspects' capability and wider terror connections, according to two ... Read More »

Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for benefit gig

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Killer Abedi detonated the explosive in the foyer of the arena as parents waited to pick up their children from the Ariana Grande concert . The Libyan anti-terrorism force that arrested the men said in a statement that the brother, Hashim Abedi, 18, confessed that he and his brother were linked to the Islamic State group and that he was aware of the arena bombing plan. Read More »

Lib Dems would bring back bursary, but staffing laws 'not priority'

The manifesto also includes plans to legalise cannabis and raise £1 billion in duty from controlled sales of the drug, a pledge to welcome 50,000 Syrian refugees, and a scrappage scheme for diesel cars. Establish a statutory waste recycling target of 70% in England and extend separate food waste collections to at least 90% of homes by 2022. In hot offices, front rooms, on sofas and trains, the Liberal Democrats manifesto team have been working away for months. Read More »

Manchester City vs. Leicester: Highlights and recap

Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling believes that the officials were right to let the opening goal stand in their "massive win" over Leicester City . Manchester City now need four points from the remaining two games against West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday and Watford away on Sunday to be certain of a top-four finish although a win should be enough due to their superior goal difference. Read More »

British police stop sharing Manchester attack info with the U.S. after leaks

But with just over two weeks to go until a national election, Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and political parties said they would resume campaigning in the coming days. "Due to the tragic events in Manchester , the " Dangerous Woman " tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to those lost", a statement from her management at Universal Music said. Read More »

Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 28

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Twenty-five others have been injured, and children are among the victims. No groups have claimed responsibility for Friday's attack, in which 10 gunmen reportedly opened fire on a bus that was en route to St. In a statement, Al-Azhar's Grand Imam, Ahmed al-Taye, said: "The Minya incident is unacceptable to Muslims and Christians and it targets Egypt's stability". Read More »

DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russian Federation probe

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Even many critics of Trump have suspected that there was nothing incriminating to be found in the Russia collusion investigation linking Trump to the Russians. The controversy has engulfed Trump's administration since he fired Comey on May 10. Republican Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina said, "If in fact there is not a response, we will seek additional counsel advice on how to proceed forward". Read More »

Sweden drops rape probe against Julian Assange

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The Swedish Prosecution Authority said in a statement that top prosecutor Marianne Ny "has chose to discontinue the investigation". A British government source would not confirm or deny if the U.S. Even so, The Guardian reports that Ecuador is hoping Assange will be allowed to leave the United Kingdom to go to Ecuador, where he was granted asylum in 2012. Read More »

Press corps on Trump trip hearing little from the president

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Later Tuesday, Trump tweeted: "We stand in absolute solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom". In a press conference with Abbas Tuesday morning, he reiterated, "I have committed to try to reach a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians", speaking only in general terms. Read More »

Images of Manchester bomb released

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd, who said Abedi had been known to British security officials, complained Wednesday about USA officials leaking sensitive information about Abedi to the media, saying that could hinder Britain's security services and police. Read More »

Pentagon Confirms March US Strike Killed 105 Civilians in Iraq

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CTS and coalition forces did not know civilians were in the building, Isler said, and ultimately called in a strike. Arkady said he initially planned to capture the heroism of the Iraqi troops during their fight against the terrorists, but was shocked with what he witnessed and couldn't keep quiet about it. Read More »

At least 28 killed in attack in Egypt

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Eyewitnesses described masked men opening fire after stopping the Christians, who were travelling in a bus and other vehicles. In a press statement , the Council members expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Egypt , and wished a speedy and full recovery to those who were injured, reportedly including children. Read More »