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Police stop sharing Manchester intel with US

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That assertion clashed with information provided to Libyan authorities by Abedi's brother Hashim and his mother, who was also brought in for questioning in Tripoli. Britain views the United States as its closest ally and the countries also share intelligence as part of the Five Eyes network, which also includes New Zealand, Australia and Canada. Read More »

Iran leader claims Saudis being pumped like 'milking cow' by US

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This gives political succor to those who accuse Rouhani of being naive to hope that the global community would welcome a more open Iran . While Iranians have elected their presidents and members of the Majles (elected institutions) every four years since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, the candidates in every election go through a vetting process through the Shora-ye Negahban-e (Guardian Council, an unelected institution), an appointed body of 12 Islamic jurists. Read More »

India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in Champions Trophy warm-up tie

With Martin Guptill completing a stint with the Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League the Black Caps were looking for someone to get their innings off to a flyer and they looked to the keeper for the triangular series in Ireland . Now I don't even know the names of most players. The BBCI are seeking a better deal before the ICC ratifies the new structure at its annual conference next month. Read More »

Manchester bomber was not known to police for extremism

The Islamic State claimed responsibility. Police said he had the suitcase in tow when he visited Wilmslow Road area of Manchester as well as the Manchester city center between May 18 and May 22. "There's a lot of information coming out at the moment about what happened, how this occurred, what people might or might not have known and I think it's right that MI5 takes a look to find out what the facts are", United Kingdom. Read More »

Trump Hits Back at Media Following Kushner Allegations

The criticisms, in a series of morning posts on Twitter, come as several United States news organisations have reported that the FBI's investigation into ties between Mr Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation is closely examining the role played by Jared Kushner , the president's son-in-law and close adviser. Read More »

Donald Trump Fires Back at Angela Merkel With Harsh Warning

A day later, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel also lashed out at Washington, saying the Trump administration's "short-sighted policies... stand against the interest of the European Union". The last IGC was held in New Delhi in October 2015, when bilateral ties were significantly scaled up. Despite trade-related disagreements, cooperation between the two countries has remained close , with Germany supporting India in carrying through some of Modi's pet projects, such as "Smart Cities" and ... Read More »

Putin visits France for talks; Macron does not give an inch

After talks with Putin at the Palace of Versailles that ran far longer than planned on Monday, Macron said the use of chemical weapons in Syria was a "red line" for France. Putin underlined the importance of securing the Syrian state, adding that it's essential for combatting terrorism. Macron took the same stance, saying: "I want us to organize a democratic transition but also preserve a Syrian state". Read More »

Trump eyes White House staff overhaul

Trump made the comments in a statement to the New York Times on Sunday evening, a day after returning from a multicountry overseas trip. That appears to conflict with the White House's version of events - that Kushner met with Gorkov as a representative of Trump's transition team. Read More »

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

As scandal ensnares the White House, the president Sunday pushed back on charges from what he described as "the fake news media". Trump was meeting with attorneys at the White House on Sunday, presumably over the latest development in the long-running Russian Federation intelligence saga, news reports said. Read More »

Trump Tweets Criticism of Germany After Merkel Questioned US Reliability

Angela Merkel's statement about the state of relations with the USA was simply a statement of fact, not the declaration of "new era" reported by the U.S. "Very bad for US This will change", Trump tweeted. "The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out". He further said, "India is giving an impetus to next-generation infrastructure and this is an area in which we want to work extensively with Germany". Read More »

WHO elects Ethiopian public health authority as next director general

He was the chief architect of that country's very successful health extension programme, which Namibia has been privileged to learn and draw lessons from. He will be the first non-medical doctor and the first African to lead the United Nations health agency. "A healthy and effective World Health Organization is needed now more than ever". Read More »

Patriotic Movies for Your Memorial Day

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Trump is also set to lay a wreath Monday at the cemetery, the final resting place for many USA military members and others who have served the country . Lestage said Stanford died in the early 1990s, decades after the war, from exposure to Agent Orange, a chemical used by the USA military during the Vietnam War that was later discovered to have harmful medical effects. Read More »

Texas 'bathroom bill' near collapse over GOP standoff

The House-passed legislation would also reduce federal deficits over the next 10 years by $119 billion, CBO said Wednesday, which is less than the $150 billion CBO projected in a score of an earlier version of the bill. Then focus shifts to Governor Greg Abbott who is the only one that can call a special session, if he sees it necessary. On Friday, Patrick continued his threat to push for a special session and said the House at a minimum should pass HB 2899, which, he noted, 80 House ... Read More »

Europe can no longer rely on US, Britain: Merkel

At a campaign event in Munich on Sunday that has since been dubbed the "beer tent speech", Merkel told her supporters: " The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over". Merkel's conservatives have built up a comfortable double-digit lead over their main rivals, the Social Democrats (SPD), in opinion polls ahead of a German election on September 24. Read More »

Lanka floods: Death toll rises to 164, 111 missing

Gen. Sudantha Ranasinghe, head of the search and rescue mission. Soldiers took advantage of a lull in the rain to clear road access to most affected areas while boats reached others. India has dispatched three naval vessels to its southern neighbor to deliver relief aid and disaster expertise. "A second ship, INS Shardul , has also arrived at Colombo port". Read More »

British serial killer Ian Brady dies at 79

The crimes of Brady and Hindley - who died in prison in 2002 - shocked the nation as details of how the pair snatched children off the street, abused and tortured them to death were recalled during their trial at Chester Assizes. Glasgow-born Brady had been held at Ashworth High Security Hospital since 1985. Evil killers Brady and Myra Hindley played the Christmas classic in the background as 10-year-old victim Lesley Ann Downey pleaded for her life in 1964. Read More »

Merkel reiterates call for Europe to 'take fate into our own hands'

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On Sunday, Merkel said at a rally in Bavaria that Europeans must "take our destiny into our own hands". In her remarks, Chancellor Merkel said that she and Modi discussed in detail the issue of terrorism at the dinner Monday night and agreed that both the countries suffer from the consequences of terrorism. Read More »

Trump places wreath at Arlington

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Robert Kelly . President Trump honored fallen members of the military "who carry the burden of freedom on their shoulders" and their families on Monday at Arlington National Cemetery in his first Memorial Day address as president and his first public appearance after his first foreign trip last week . Read More »

Zookeeper killed by tiger is remembered as a 'shining light'

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King had worked at the zoo for roughly 14 years. "It's what she has always done, it's what she always loved", the mother told the newspaper. "Sadly the female zookeeper died at the scene", said a Cambridgeshire Police statement . Rosa King was "inspirational" and enjoyed working with her "beloved cats", friends said, while her mother said the 34-year-old "wouldn't have done anything else" as a career. Read More »

Merkel warns against 'simple answers' after Trump meetings

This will change", Trump tweeted early Tuesday from his personal account. The tweet comes on the heels of Trump's visit to Europe last week, where he met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a summit of the leaders of the world's largest economies. Read More »

US Senate panel requests Trump campaign documents

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As the Post notes, this is the first time that Trump's campaign structure has become part of the Senate committee's probe. The letter was signed by Republican Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina, the Senate committee's chairman, and Democratic Senator Mark Warner, of Virginia, the committee's ranking Democrat. Read More »

Kathy Griffin Beheads Donald Trump in Bloody Shock Photo

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Actor/comedian Kathy Griffin attends the 24th Annual Race To Erase MS Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Griffin joked during the shoot that she was going to have to move to Mexico as this shoot was going to land her in federal prison. Read More »