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Portland stabbing suspect involved in rant the day before?

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Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a " Trump free speech rally " in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they were inappropriate and could be unsafe. Christian is facing multiple charges for the alleged stabbing, including murder, and investigators are reportedly looking into his extremist ideologies. Read More »

Manchester attack arrests "significant", important items found

The suspect in the Manchester bombing attack telephoned his mother hours before the attack and said "forgive me", a spokesman for an anti-terror force in Libya has said. Separately, an army bomb disposal team was called to a college in Manchester on Thursday morning. It said several roads were closed and officers were "currently assessing the situation". Read More »

Manhunt in Manchester as probe leak row grows

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As police raced to uncover the network that may have helped Abedi attack an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night, furious British officials blamed USA authorities Thursday for leaking details of the investigation to the media. It said the database was built around a longstanding US-British system. Identification of victims continues - as of Thursday morning local time 15 people who died in the blast have been named. Read More »

Merkel, minister stress US ties after critical Trump tweet

In turn, German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested over the weekend that her country's relationship with the USA had shifted. Merkel said that Europe must "take our fate into our own hands" and added that it should step up as a diplomatic player on the global stage. Read More »

Watch Bryce Harper vs Hunter Strickland, MLB's Latest Bench-Clearing Brawl

The Nats failed to win the series even with those two homers, as evidenced by the World Series banner that now resides at AT&T. "I left the ball over the plate a couple of times to him", he said . Doubt. About. It", Knight said. "So mostly go inside, and obviously I got it in a little too far". Harper, some will recall, launched two home runs off Strickland during the 2014 National League Division Series. Read More »

Nighttime, early morning bombings in Baghdad kill 27

By afternoon, a brigade from the PMF reached the Syrian border for the first time, taking Um Jrais village, al-Masoudi later said. "The numbers of people who are moving are now so large, it's becoming more and more hard to ensure civilians receive the assistance and protection they need", she said. Read More »

Manchester: Britain stops sharing intelligence with USA after leaks

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The longstanding practice of allied countries sharing intelligence had already been threatened by reports that President Donald Trump disclosed classified material gathered by Israel to Russian officials in a recent Oval Office meeting. In addition, Abedi's father and younger brother were detained in Libya. Manchester police have stopped sharing investigative information with the US until they are guaranteed an end to media leaks, a British official told The Associated Press on condition ... Read More »

Kerala high court: Centre's notification doesn't ban cattle slaughter

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The direction comes at a time when many states are protesting the government's decision to impose ban on the slaughter of cattle, primarily cows, for commercial purposes. There have been conflicting observations and orders from other High Courts in the days since the Centre's notification was released. On Tuesday, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court had stayed the new cattle trade rules for a period of four weeks, while observing that it was an individual's right to choose his or her ... Read More »

USA launches NAFTA renegotiation countdown

The letter kicks off a required 90-day consultation period for the Trump administration, after which the president will be permitted to begin meeting with Canada and Mexico about rewriting the 23-year-old trade deal. Lighthizer told reporters he hopes to complete negotiations by the end of 2017, a further indication that the Trump administration's focus has shifted to updating and improving the agreement rather than scrapping it and starting over. Read More »

Severe thunderstorm watch for South Thompson, Nicola

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Take Action! Officials say the storm is moving east at 35 miles per hour and could produce quarter-size hail and wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour. today, with the possibiity of hail and damaging winds. Tuesday evening, the chance of showers or thunderstorms remains at 60 per cent with a chance of a severe thunderstorm. Read More »

GOP senator: Intercept test sends 'clear message' to 'unstable dictator'

The US successfully carried out its first-ever test to shoot down an oncoming intercontinental ballistic missile, the Pentagon said , as it steps up efforts to defend better against growing missile threats from North Korea. Vandenberg Air Force Base is on the coast located north of Santa Barbara near the town of Lompoc. "This is one element of a broader missile defence strategy that we can use to employ against potential threats", Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said. Read More »

Iraq's slow grind to retake IS-held Mosul

ISIS snipers fire down on advancing Iraqi troops from bedrooms, perched on rooftops, and from the minarets of mosques. "You have an enclosed area, you have fighters which are determined to hold out, the civilians are in many ways trapped in that area, there haven't been resupplies into the Old City for months", she said. Read More »

Sean Spicer returns to White House role, immediately lets loose on media

Fox News may be standing by the story, but for now, it exists alone amongst a number of other reports as the sole defense of Murdoch's ally in the White House . In addition to Spicer's pushback on the sourcing of the stories about Kushner, he hit out again at the media in the course of defending the performance of the White House communications team. Read More »

USA successfully tests ICBM defense system amid rising North Korea tensions

People watch as the Ground-based Midcourse Defense element of the US ballistic missile defense system launches during a flight test from Vandenberg Air Force Base, May 30, 2017. United States forces - using data from satellites and radar - then fired a Ground-based Midcourse Defence (GMD) interceptor from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to strike it down. Read More »

JFK's life, legacy celebrated on centennial

Kennedy in an upcoming exhibit. Before his election in 1960, Kennedy, a Catholic, traveled to southern Louisiana "in a series of quasi-campaign stops almost 80 days before announcing his run for president". The JFK Library is marking the day with a birthday card open for anyone to sign and leave a message regarding how Kennedy inspired them. In Washington, a special wreath-laying ceremony will take place at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery . Read More »

'Liar Liar': Sales Boom for Song Lambasting Theresa May Ahead of Election

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The Chart Show this week did announce that the track had reached Number 10 but instead of playing it went straight onto playing Number 9. Performed and produced by Captain Ska , Liar Liar GE2017 tears into Mrs May's time as the leader of the Conservative Party, addressing pivotal election issues like the NHS, education, child poverty, as well as several high-profile U-turns including her decision to call a snap election. Read More »

Putin says he's certain that Syria's Assad didn't use chemical weapons

Putin strongly denied allegations that Russian Federation had sought to interfere with the outcome of the French election at the Versailles meeting - just as he denies any involvement in attempts to influence the US election. Russian President Vladimir Putin visits an exhibition about Russian emperor Peter the Great at the Grand Trianon after a working meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Versailles Palace near Paris, France, Monday, May 29, 2017. Read More »

Sea lion drags girl sitting on dock into water

According to Michael Fujiwara , who captured the dramatic footage, the girl's family " were just in shock " over the terrifying incident. The animal suddenly leaps from the water, grabs the girl's dress and drags her into the water . Read More »

Trudeau invites pope to Canada for Church apology to indigenous peoples

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The pontiff - who pointed out that he himself is no stranger to the cause of helping those who have been marginalized - seemed open to the idea, the prime minister said following his audience with Pope at the Vatican . I thought the Pope was meant to "never make a judgment of a person without listening to them"? . In 2009, Benedict XVI, did express " sorrow " on behalf of the Catholic Church for the "deplorable conduct" by some members of the church in their treatment of indigenous ... Read More »

German inflation slows more than expected in May, state data suggest

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The Euro could remain under pressure if May's Eurozone inflation rate also points towards an easing in inflationary pressure. As a result, neither the European Central Bank nor many other economists expect falling unemployment to quickly deliver a boost to wages of the scale needed to ensure inflation stays around the target rate of just below 2%. Read More »

The Union congratulates new World Health Organization chief

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After two rounds of secret balloting delegates at the World Health Assembly in Geneva chose Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to be the next director-general. In his victory speech, Tedros noted it was "challenging times for global health" but added that "all roads lead to universal health coverage", calling it his central priority. Read More »

Choi Soon-sil's Daughter on Way Back to Korea

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The public anger against Chung has centred on her privileged upbringing, including her admission to the elite Ewha Woman's University despite her lack of qualifications thanks to her mother's ties to the president. "(People) say that I received all this special treatment, but there isn't much that I know", she said. Park and Choi are already on trial for allegedly accepting or seeking millions of dollars in bribes from conglomerates including Samsung. Read More »