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Melania angrily slaps Trump's hand away in Israel


POTUS and FLOTUS were later photographed holding hands , but the brief conciliatory moment did little to distract the internet from what appeared to be two rejections in as many days for the president. The New York Daily News reports that the pair had just landed in Tel Aviv and was walking away from Air Force One yesterday when Donald reached out to try and hold his wife's hand. Read More »

Watch Trump shove the prime minister of Montenegro out of the way


In the video , Trump appears to grab Markovic's shoulder and forcibly move him aside so that the USA president can make his way to the front of the group. "As we raise our flags today, our alliance stands strong united and resolute", he said. During a speech at NATO's new headquarters, Trump went on an off-script tangent in which he criticized North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies who he felt were not paying enough into the organization, despite the payments being set based on the ... Read More »

May raised intelligence concerns with Trump after leaks row


The investigation into the Monday night bombing at an Ariana Grande concert, which killed at least 22 people, has resulted in multiple arrests. "This is until such time as we have assurances that no further unauthorised disclosures will occur", said a counter-terrorism source, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Read More »

US Admits Killing at Least 105 Civilians in Mosul Strike

The airstrike was delivered by a US aircraft after Iraqi forces , taking fire from the two snipers, called it in. US -led coalition forces responded by dropping the 500-pound bomb around 8:30 a.m. In March, a single US airstrike in Iraq killed more than 100 civilians. The Pentagon report, however, places the blame for the civilian causalities largely on ISIS. Read More »

Russians Discussed Ways to Use Advisers to Influence Trump


Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats - who was appointed by Trump - also admitted in his testimony that he never asked the president about the reports that he may have shared classified information with Russian diplomats. He was asked to resign February 13, with the White House saying he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about conversations he had with Russia's ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak , during the transition. Read More »

Iran's Rouhani Draws Fire from US After Election Win


The reelection of Hassan Rouhani as president of Iran opens up a new opportunity for Armenia to implement its joint projects with the southern neighbor without delay, an expert in Iranian affairs, Vardan Voskanyan said today. Ultimate power in Iran rests not with the president but with the supreme leader, who is chosen by a clerical panel and has the final say over all matters of state. Read More »

Israel Celebrates 50 Years Since Conquering Jerusalem

Washington D.C. US Senator and former Republican presidential candidate, Ted Cruz (R-Texas) took to the Senate floor on Wednesday to speak about the importance of commemorating the reunification of Jerusalem on the 50-year anniversary of the day the territory was captured by Israel during the Six-Day-War, writes The Jerusalem Post . Read More »

KISS Concert in Manchester Canceled after Terrorist Attacks

British officials are particularly angry that photos detailing evidence about the bomb used in the Manchester attack were published in The New York Times , although it is not clear that the paper obtained the photos from US officials. Suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated a bomb strapped to his body in the foyer area, killing 22 persons and injuring 116 others. "This is until such time as we have assurances that no further unauthorised disclosures will occur", said the counter-terrorism ... Read More »

Jewish hardliners ejected from Jerusalem mosque compound


The trip also managed to produce plenty of awkward moments involving Trump and his administration - there were some unfortunate typos, a failed attempt at holding the first lady's hand (which went viral) and two geographic flubs. Trump is already emerging as an agent of change in the context of traditionally stagnant peace negotiations (in the Mideast) by moving the goalposts, by reframing the parameters of dialogue. Read More »

US Ambassador to UN Publicly Declares Western Wall Belongs to Israel


Shaked said she believes Trump will fulfill his promises made during the campaign and move the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . "He said. "The only variable that has changed is President Trump, and the fact that President Trump wants to do a deal", said Robert Danin, a former adviser to the Middle East "Quartet" of global peace backers and now a senior analyst at the Council on Foreign Relations think tank. Read More »

Trump to decide on USA role in Paris climate deal next week


Trump has made virtually no public remarks about the G-7 other than a tweet on Friday: "Getting ready to engage G-7 leaders on many issues including economic growth, terrorism, and security". Trump has held no news conferences during the nine-day trip, allowing him to avoid questions about the Russian Federation investigations. He faced a far cooler reception in Europe, where he has gone on the offensive, including an extraordinary scolding of some of the United States' closest allies. Read More »

GOP health bill leaves 23 million uninsured, analysts say


They estimate the law would reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion oven ten years, but also leave 23 million more Americans without health insurance compared to current law. We don't know how the high-risk pools will work in the future, how much states will contribute and whether federal funding will be almost enough. Read More »

'Key players' among 11 held in Manchester attack investigation


Two men, aged 20 and 22, were arrested. More than 1,000 armed police are on standby as major spectacles, including the FA Cup Final at Wembley and the Aviva Premiership Rugby Final at Twickenham on Saturday, are expected to draw tens of thousands of people into public spaces. Read More »

Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states


Speaking about U.S. President Donald Trump's recent visit to Saudi Arabia , he said Trump has visited a country which does not know the meaning of elections and its people never saw polling boxes. Remarks by enemies about Iran's missile power result from their ignorance, President Rouhani said at a cabinet session on Wednesday. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused Trump of being "hand in hand with the supporters of terrorism, human rights victimised in the dances of ... Read More »

Kampung Melayu bus stop reopens after bomb blast


Following the attack, several embassies in Jakarta , including those of Australia, the UK, US and Malaysia, issued travel advisories for their respective citizens who now reside in Indonesia. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. The injury toll was unclear, with broadcaster TV One reporting that two civilians including a female student had been wounded. Read More »

Constitutional Court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry


Last year, a court in central China ruled against a gay couple in the country's first same-sex marriage lawsuit, dealing a blow to a nascent but increasingly visible campaign for LGBT equality. Hundreds of supporters of same-sex marriage gathered in the streets to celebrate the ruling . The desired outcome among LGBT advocates is that same sex marriage will simply be recognized under the existing laws, but it is feared that parliament will pass new laws that treat gay marriages as civil ... Read More »

An iconic feature near the top of Mount Everest has collapsed

More than 5,000 climbers have scaled Mount Everest since it was first climbed by New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953. One climber substantiated those reports while officials in Nepal have denied that the stepping stones to the summit have been destroyed. Read More »

Trump, at NATO, vows unwavering fight against terrorism


Trump dedicating a memorial that contains fragments of the Berlin Wall and a piece of twisted metal from the Twin Towers that fell on September 11, 2001. President Trump did, though, appear to push the prime minister of Montenegro aside as leaders moved through a hall, all of this in a city that candidate Trump called a hellhole a year ago. Read More »

Manchester Terrorist May Have Made His Own Bomb


Mr Hopkins confirmed that one of the victims of the attack was a serving police officer but provided no further details. "They wouldn't let you share bread with them", she said Abedi told her. In a statement , they described the teenager as "strong-willed and a fighter", adding: "We know that Laura is in the best possible place and is receiving the best care that she can". Read More »

Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans "bad" _ on trade


In a Bild newspaper interview in January, he threatened BMW with a 35 percent import duty for foreign-built cars sold in the country. "We will stop this" Mr. That is, the US can negotiate trade deals with the European Unionas a whole, but not individually with the separate members of the European Union . Merkel hit back later on Friday, saying that she had made clear to Trump that the German trade surplus with the U.S. Read More »