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Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk

Tuesday's letter narrowed the scope of the documents the panel is seeking. Burr said if there is no response from Flynn his committee may consider a contempt-of-Congress charge. Flynn earlier this week invoked the Fifth Amendment and rejected the committee's subpoena for documents relating to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Strong quake jolts Metro Manila 10pm Thursday

Magnitude 5.5 quake rattled Zambales Province in the Philippine main Luzon Island, north of Manila, on Thursday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. Phivolcs said aftershocks were expected but damage to property and tsunamis were not. Intensity II (slightly felt) in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija; Bacoor, Cavite and San Jacinto, Pangasinan.

Russians discussed how to influence Trump via his aides — NY Times

Scott Applewhite). The House Ethics Committee is probing claims that Nunes, a California Republican, disclosed classified information about its Russian Federation investigation to the White House without authorization. The House Intelligence Committee is one of four congressional committees investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.

EU, Trump at odds on Russia, trade, climate -EU's Tusk

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that "of course" the United States supports Article 5, though Trump still wants other nations to meet their obligation to spend 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense. The steel-and-glass complex will feature pieces of the Berlin Wall, whose fall in 1989 marked the West's victory in the Cold War against Russian Federation, and of the World Trade Center, whose collapse in the 2001 terrorist attacks prompted the only occasion when ...

Brazil President Revokes Order Deploying Troops in Capital

It was the most violent protest in Brasilia since anti-government demonstrations in 2013 and fuelled a political crisis sparked by allegations Temer condoned paying off a potential witness in a massive corruption probe. Brazil's top court is investigating him for alleged obstruction of justice and involvement in passive corruption. The calls for resignation have heated up since the release of the recording and came to a head in Wednesday's protest, when 45,000 demonstrators took to the streets.

Manchester terror attack: United Kingdom officials 'furious' over investigation leaks from US

His 22 victims included an eight-year-old girl, several teenage girls, a 28-year-old man and a Polish couple who had come to collect their daughters. Abedi , who was reportedly born in the U.K.to Libyan parents, is believed to have traveled to Libya recently, according to multiple media outlets that cite US officials with knowledge of the investigation.

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

Turkey's government on Wednesday furnished British authorities with a file on Abedi , a senior Turkish official said. Abedi, a 22-year-old British citizen born to Libyan parents, died in the attack, which targeted fans leaving a concert by USA pop star Ariana Grande .

New French government unveiled, Le Drian foreign minister

The new government is expected to be half women, and with about half the number of ministers former president Francois Hollande's cabinet had. He is also a member of the mainstream-right Republicans party that was badly battered by Mr Macron's victory in the presidential campaign.

Britain's Labour Party unveils 'radical' election manifesto

Labour MPs could form their own group in parliament and elect a leader if Jeremy Corbyn refuses to quit after the general election , a senior backbencher has said. He suggested winning 200 seats - almost 30 fewer than in 2015 - would be a "successful" result for Mr Corbyn. Mr McCluskey's prediction of 200 seats for Labour suggests a Tory majority of around 80.

May says will raise Manchester attack leaks with Trump

In a written statement Thursday, Trump called recent leaks "deeply troubling". He said on Thursday the leaks are "deeply troubling" and has vowed "to get to the bottom of this". "It is absolutely understandable the distress and upset that this caused to these families that are already suffering", he said. In the days since the attack, secret information about the investigation has appeared in U.S.

Man City trio to leave when contracts expire

Director of football Txiki Begiristain said working with the Spaniard, who made 123 league appearances, "has been a pleasure". Frenchman Gael Clichy leave the club this summer with numerous honours under his belt during his six-year spell at Manchester City .

Manchester attacker 'likely' traveled to Syria: French minister

He was the son of Libyan refugees who fled Muammar Gaddafi's regime, but Abedi grew up in Manchester . The investigation into the Manchester Arena atrocity has continued apace as security agencies swooped on the suicide bomber's suspected "network".

Russian Federation 'brazenly interfered' in United States election: Former CIA chief

They have both denied any collusion. Brennan declined to identify Trump campaign officials who had contact with Russian officials , saying that the information was classified and had been provided to the committee on a classified basis.

Trump faces rougher reception in NATO, EU meetings

Asked if his fired national security adviser, Michael Flynn, should cooperate with FBI and congressional investigations on collusion with Russia, Trump stared at the source of the question and again said, "Thank you", as the press was hustled out of the room.

The 100 Season 4 Finale Recap: "Praimfaya"

So there's a real cool symmetry to that and perspective switch. Finally, I love that this entire episode hinged on the genius that is Raven Rayes. Your priorities shift in an instant. It made her spacewalk that much sweeter. For all the things that go wrong, they eventually do go right. "I've got you for that", he tells her.

Top prize given to beaches in the South

The news comes after all of Cork's 13 bathing beaches passed European Union standards for water quality in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) annual report for 2016, which was released last week. This year, the worldwide Blue Flag Award Scheme marks its 30th anniversary. A new survey carried out for Keep Britain Tidy shows that nine out of ten people said cleanliness, safety and assured water quality were key factors in deciding which beach to visit and 93% believe that it is ...

Trump Says 'There is No Collusion' With Russia

Earlier, The New York Times reported the US President had told Russian officials Mr Comey was a "nut job" whose ouster relieved "great pressure" on him. During a speech at the Coast Guard Academy commencement Wednesday, an aggrieved Trump aired his mounting frustrations, declaring that "no politician in history, and I say this with great surety, has been treated worse or more unfairly".

Jose Mourinho sends message to Man United fans about summer transfers

He had previously found the net in four away fixtures, against Zorya Luhansk, Saint-Etienne, Rostov and Anderlecht, in addition to also scoring in the home leg against Anderlecht. "When you go into big matches you go happy and we didn't". "When you think about life and football, you have no choice". Ajax hogged the ball for the rest of the match but rarely looked like getting past United, who saw the game out to preserve Mourinho's 100 per cent record in European finals and deliver the ...

Netanyahu says USA committed to preserving Israel's military edge

And he seemed to reject Netanyahu's preferred plan to normalize Israeli-Arab relations as a step toward a peace agreement with the Palestinians, describing the reverse chronology: "I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East".

3 men arrested in Manchester bombing case

The attack was claimed by Daesh. "There was nothing worrying at all until two days ago (when) I heard the news that they suspect he was the bomber", Abedi, the father of six children, said . Salman Abedi was born in Manchester in 1994. The terror threat level in the United Kingdom was yesterday raised to its highest level, critical, with Prime Minister Theresa May saying a further attack was likely and possibly imminent.

At NATO summit, European leaders reach out to an unpredictable Trump

British officials have expressed frustration over leaks to USA media on their investigation into Monday's suicide bombing in Manchester which killed 22 people and, according to a British counter-terrorism source, have stopped sharing information on the bombing with the United States.

Journalist says Gianforte's account incorrect

In it, Jacobs asks Gianforte about the Republican health care bill. "Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him", Acuna wrote in a Fox News report on Wednesday, summarizing the incident.

Manchester terror attack: The victims

Minister Gerard Collomb said Wednesday on BFM television that British and French intelligence have information that Abedi had been to Syria. "Today we only know what British investigators have told us - someone of British nationality, of Libyan origin, who suddenly after a trip to Libya, then probably to Syria, becomes radicalised and decides to carry out this attack", Collomb told BFMTV .

Three police officers killed by bomb blast in Indonesia

Last month, police said they arrested three suspected militants who were accused of planning to attack a police station in East Java. In a televised address today, Widodo said he had ordered a thorough probe and was "urging all citizens across the nation to stay calm and remain united".

Mourinho takes break from football after Europa League final

We won for Manchester, we worked for them, for the country. Ander Herrera , voted the man of the match, said the club had been suffering on Tuesday, but echoed Pogba's sentiments. Mata, like his team-mates, dedicated the triumph to the city he calls home, saying Europa League success meant more than winning the World Cup, European Championship or Champions League given the circumstances.

Three arrested over Manchester bomb attack as troops deployed

On Monday night, an explosion occurred outside the Manchester Arena at the end of USA singer Ariana Grande's concert, leaving at least 22 people dead and nearly 120 others injured. Abedi, 22, who was born in Manchester in 1994 to parents of Libyan birth, had recently returned from Libya, according to Ms Rudd. He told reporters: "Very sadly I can confirm one of the victims is a serving police officer".

Manchester Bomber's Father Says Son Made Regular Visits to Libya

Officers have raided a property in Manchester City Centre as part of the investigation into Monday's terror attack, police say. A fourth suspect, an unidentified 23-year-old man, was taken into custody Tuesday. Cheshire Police declined to comment and referred inquiries to Greater Manchester Police. Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the United Kingdom threat level from severe to critical, meaning authorities believe a further attack is imminent.

Why The Russia Investigation Matters And Why You Should Care

ABC News, which first reported on Page's planned testimony, said he would testify before the House panel on June 6. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller has been cleared by U.S. Investigators are also looking into contacts between the Russians and Trump's ousted National Security Advisor Michael Flynn . Dan Coats is testifying Tuesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

President Trump condemns Manchester bombing, calls attackers 'evil losers'

Trump also dodged any public talk of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , as he had promised during last year's election campaign. But Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who spoke before Mr. Donald Trump speaks during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017 .

Details Emerge About Ariana Grande Concert Bomber, Three More Arrests Made

Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins told reporters it was very clear they were investigating what he called "a network". "There was a policeman, armed policeman, shouting at my neighbor. So far there have been seven arrests - two in Tripoli, of Abedi's father and brother, and five in the UK. Three were detained during raids on homes in south Manchester on Wednesday and one was arrested on Tuesday.

New York Times Defends Manchester Attack Story

US President Donald Trump and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation heads of state and government on Thursday will inaugurate the new headquarters as well as participating in an official working dinner. The intelligence dust-up threatened to dampen Trump's formal introduction to leaders here at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the first heads-of-state gathering that Trump has attended since taking office.

Wall Street edges higher as investors assess Trump's budget

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 74.81 points, or 0.36 percent, to 20,879.65. "Numbers are coming in off the Eurozone so that helped prop the European markets up a bit and that's seeding into the US", said Lovell. "The budget will not pass in its current state but people will keep an eye on any sort of indication of corporate tax reform as well as infrastructure spending", said Nadia Lovell, US Equity Strategist at J.P.

Juan Mata 'proud' to win Europa League for people of Manchester

They will be the fifth English side to compete in next season's Champions League as a result, but Mourinho is happier to reach the competition through this route, as opposed to finishing in the Premier League's top four. To the press he lifted his index finger, as if to say: "I'm still the number one". We understand Southampton would not let him leave for less than £50m and he is also a reported target for Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City.

Duterte warns militants: I'll be harsh

Duterte cut short a visit to Russian Federation and placed the southern island of Mindanao under martial rule on Tuesday after a fierce bout of fighting erupted during a raid by security forces at a hideout of Islamic State-linked militants.

Trump and Pope Francis meet, netizens create memes

She was presented with a sign decl. Pope Francis urged Trump to be a peacemaker in what was expected to be a tense meeting after the two had exchanged sharp words past year. In the end, it doesn't matter all that much whether Trump gets along with the Pope, as long as they can work together-say, on stopping Christian persecution-where there are common interests.

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