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Trump condemns media leaks


The leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security. President Trump added, "If appropriate, the culprit should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law". May said Thursday morning she would "make clear" to Trump during their meeting at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit that "intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure". Read More »

Coalition: Capture of IS-held town undermines militant group


The capture of a key Syrian town and a nearby dam from Islamic State group militants undermines the extremist group's ability to defend its de facto capital, Raqqa and disrupts its ability to plan attacks in Western countries, the us -led global coalition said Thursday. Read More »

Army leaker Chelsea Manning released from prison

Chelsea Manning , who declared the day after she was sentenced to 35 years in prison that she has felt like a female since childhood and identified herself as a woman named Chelsea, was released from a military prison in Kansas on Wednesday morning, according to The Washington Post . Read More »

Iran's Khamenei says Saudis will fall, Rouhani calls for better ties


As President Rouhina stated in his inaugural address, the Iranian people wish "to live in peace and friendship with the rest of the world ". While Trump called the Iranian nuclear agreement "the worst deal ever" while campaigning, since taking office he has refused to rip it up, concluding, rightly, that he would be blamed for destroying the world's best - and now only - hope for keeping nuclear weapons out of Iranian hands. Read More »

Some 10000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 4 days


The vast majority of migrants attempting to reach Europe by boat try to cross from Libya to Italy . Illegal north African immigrants wait to be transfered out of the southernmost Italian island of Lampedusa, March 31, 2011. Favorable weather conditions have led to this surge of migrants, the Coast Guard said. "According to survivors they stayed for two days holding their boat (which became unseaworthy due to overloading) until they were rescued". Read More »

Philippines steps up bombing of Islamist militants in city

PHILIPPINE president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his troops to crush militants who are fighting street battles with government forces in the south, warning that the country is at grave risk of "contamination" by Islamic State (IS). "If you rape three (women), I will say that I did it". "They're getting caught in the conflict and I hope this ends soon". The government said the events in Mindanao is no longer a rebellion of Filipino citizens. Read More »

Where Texas senators stand on American Health Care Act


Those who voted for this disastrous legislation ignore the needs of women in this state, but it actually makes health care for women objectively worse - especially for new mothers. "I've already made clear that I don't support the House bill as now constructed because I continue to have concerns that this bill does not do enough to protect Ohio's Medicaid expansion population, especially those who are receiving treatment for heroin and prescription drug abuse", Sen. Read More »

Now Trump calls North Korea's leader a 'madman with nuclear weapons'


The transcript, which contains numerous typographical errors, is an official document of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs. The leaked phone call transcript which had a "confidential" coversheet was the conversation of Trump and Duterte after the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Leaders' Summit last April 29. Read More »

USA admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'


Secretary of State Rex Tillerson directly called on the worldwide community to act before North Korea carries out a more serious provocation and to impose new sanctions. The threat to expand sanctions is the latest response from the USA following a North Korean ballistic missile test this past weekend. South Korea has complained that some of is companies doing business in China have faced discrimination in retaliation for the system's deployment. Read More »

Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy say sources


The Russia story continues to plague the Trump campaign. The Washington Post reports that Jared Kushner tried to set up a backchannel to Russian Federation that would evade NSA snooping. His request for a back channel communication system was caught by U.S. authorities in intercepted communications between Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Moscow . Read More »

US President Donald Trump to decide on Paris accord next week


German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the discussion on climate change had been "very unsatisfactory", adding "we have a situation of six against one ". And some are starting to question the chances for Trump's pledge to overhaul the USA tax code. Marcon and Trump were both attending a G-7 summit for the first time. Read More »

Police carry out second raid on house in Wigan


British-born Abedi, 22, blew himself up on Monday night at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by US pop singer Ariana Grande attended by thousands of children and teenagers. He said he is asking the Justice Department and other agencies to "launch a complete review of this matter". "The public should remain vigilant", May said. Read More »

Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia was a war against Shia Muslims

US President Donald Trump called on Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises for peace Tuesday as he wrapped up a closely watched visit , but offered no specifics on how he would resolve the decades-old conflict. CUFI describes itself as America's largest pro-Israel organization with more than 3.3 million members, defining members as email list subscribers whose addresses do not produce bounce-backs when messaged. Read More »

Nets Whine Trump Lectured to NATO 'Instead of Making Nice'

Joining the anti-ISIS fight "will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight against terrorism and also improve our coordination within the coalition", declared Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg , according to the Associated Press (AP). Read More »

Trump calls foreign trip a 'home run' in remarks to USA. troops


Trump's reluctance appeared to provoke mixed reactions from G7 leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel who described the summit's climate talks as "unsatisfactory". After lengthy deliberation, the document included a separate threat, that was inserted into the 2016 G7 statement, to take additional action against Russian Federation, if warranted, for its intervention in Ukraine. Read More »

Brazil's top prosecutor accuses president of obstruction of justice

After months of swirling controversy involving executives of meat-processing giant JBS SA , the company issued a statement on May 18 that seven executives of the company, which includes its majority stakeholder, J&F Investimentos, agreed to a plea bargain with federal prosecutors, including paying a fine of R$225 (US$67.93 million). Read More »

Donald Trump's first foreign tour: his most awkward moments


Palestinians would have liked Trump to publicly back their aspiration to statehood. He leaned heavily on concerns over Iran's destabilizing activities in the region during his two-day visit to Saudi Arabia . He offered no detail and did not specifically mention the two-state solution, long the focus of global efforts and US Middle East diplomacy. Naftali Bennett, leader of the rightist Jewish Home party, a key member of Netanyahu's governing coalition, summed up the prevailing mood ... Read More »

Manchester arrests reduce Britain's terrorist threat level to 'severe'

The change means an attack is now highly likely, rather than expected imminently. But the deployment of soldiers on the streets in support of police will be phased out starting Monday night, May said . British police investigating the lethal concert bombing in Manchester say they have made two more arrests. "There will be more arrests, and there will be more searches, but this greater clarity and this progress has the judgment that an attack is no longer imminent". Read More »

Rio Ferdinand sends message to Man United fans about Jose Mourinho impact

However, Mourinho delivered the EFL Cup and Europa League trophies in his first campaign in charge as he still managed to guide his side to Champions League qualification. And perhaps he was due that touch of good fortune after being thwarted by the woodwork so often this season. "We're all proud of them, it was a great achievement". Read More »

Sergio Aguero and Pablo Zabaleta praised by Man City boss Pep Guardiola

He added: "I'm sorry the misfortune of the injury, which hurt us a lot, because it isn't 'either Gabriel or Sergio". After an emotional farewell for City stalwart Pablo Zabaleta following his final game at the Etihad Stadium before he leaves this weekend, Guardiola spoke to the fans before disappearing down the tunnel and into the City changing room. Read More »

Conte frustrated by slow-starting Chelsea, and referee

It took only three minutes for Arsenal to get themselves in front once again, with sub Oliver Giroud deftly setting up Ramsey, who headed home after an unchecked run into the box. BREAKING: Arsene Wenger expects an announcement on his future at Arsenal on Wednesday or Thursday next week. Wenger said: "I have always been very clear on this". Read More »