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Gianforte apologizes to reporter in acceptance speech

Jacobs". " Greg Gianforte will be the next congressman from Montana, and Nancy Pelosi and liberals in Washington were rejected again", Rep. Steve Stivers of OH, who chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee, said after the GOP win.

Gunmen open fire on Coptic Christians, killing 23 in Egypt

Masked gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26 people and wounding 26 others as they were driving to a monastery, medical sources and eyewitnesses said. Israel is strongly condemning the attack by masked gunmen on a bus carrying Christians in neighboring Egypt that killed 28 people. They rallied behind el-Sissi, a general-turned-president, in 2013 when he ousted his Islamist predecessor Mohammed Morsi, who hails from the Muslim Brotherhood.

Trump family's photo with Pope Francis triggers hilarious Photoshop war

He is really great. "We had a fantastic meeting", the president said afterward. The Vatican described the discussions as "cordial". However, this week's news of Mrs. They noted in particular the situation in the Middle East and the protection of Christian communities. Citing "several officials familiar with the president's thinking", Politico reported last week that Trump is also considering shaking up his entire communications team as several ongoing scandals continue to ...

PA slams Netanyahu remarks on Jerusalem division

US President Donald Trump , right, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House on February 15, 2017. In Bethlehem , Trump said he was "truly hopeful" for an end to the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, and added that goodwill from his visit would turn into peace talks.

Manchester attack: Shocking pictures of bomber's home-made nail bomb are leaked

Ramadan Abedi, the father of Salman , was arrested near his home in Tripoli , Libyan authorities said. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said authorities are investigating a "network" of people who may have played a role in Monday's Manchester Arena bombing, which killed 22 people.

Seven Manchester attack victims named, as troops take to streets

The premier's visit to Italy has been cut short following the attack in Britain, where police are continuing their manhunt for the bomber's accomplices. Police said three suspects were arrested Wednesday around Manchester, and Abedi's father told The Associated Press that Abedi's brother Ismail was arrested Tuesday in the area.

Manchester police beefed up after attack but envy Fortress London

The Special Deterrent anti-terror force said in a statement on its Facebook page that the arrest of Hashim Abedi took place in Tripoli as he was receiving cash transferred from his brother Salman. A police investigator holds a chemistry notebook as he works at residential property in south Manchester, Britain May 23, 2017. Grande also released a joint statement with her manager Scooter Braun, telling fans they will "never let evil win" .

May slams U.S. on leaks

The 22-year-old Manchester-born man, who was known to security services, killed 22 people and injured 64 others at Manchester Arena, which was packed with children and teenagers there to see USA singer Ariana Grande. "It's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating", Manchester police chief Ian Hopkins told reporters. Islamic State has claimed responsibility, a claim British and USA authorities have not confirmed.

OPEC oil cut extension renews Asia's crude supply worries

Going forward, Nizam Hamid, European ETF strategist at WisdomTree said: "With supply side dynamics undergoing a fundamental shift [thanks to the impact of United States shale], only decisive action from Opec will boost prices from current levels, and so far investors have not been satisfied that Opec is tackling the issue aggressively enough".

Federal Bureau of Investigation declines request for Comey documents

Congressional aides have said they would like to question Kushner about that meeting, and Kushner has said he would voluntarily appear before the Senate intelligence committee as part of its Russian Federation investigation. NBC reported it is unclear what "precisely about Kushner's activities has drawn the FBI's interest". It's important to note that the meeting did not violate US sanctions, but many found it suspicious that Kushner left this meeting, and his meeting with Kislyak, off of ...

UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

Hopkins added: "The arrests that we have made are significant, and initial searches of premises have revealed items that we believe are very important to the investigation". "We don't believe in killing innocents". Abedi is now a manager of the Central Security force in Tripoli . TMZ reported that sources close to Grande said she was "inconsolable" and "in hysterics" when she learned of the casualties following the attack, and she's in "no condition to perform".

Egyptian president calls meeting after attack killed 26 Christians

The attacks were claimed by ISIS. Arab TV stations showed images of a bus riddled with bullet holes, with many of its windows shattered and bloodstains on the seats. Timothy E. Kaldas with the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Police, in the same interview with TIME , said, "Many Islamists in Egypt see the Coptic Church as partly responsible for the coup against former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and have regularly engaged in sectarian incitement against Christians since".

Death toll in Egypt Copts attack rises to 28

The assault happened while the bus was traveling on the road to Saint Samuel the Confessor Monastery in Maghagha, in the Minya governorate, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) south of Cairo, security officials said. Note that 9th of April in the churches of Egypt were two explosions. Hundreds of Egyptian Christians flee their homes in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, fearing attacks by Islamic State militants.

Abedi: Dropout known to security services

The Monday night's attack at a concert by United States actress- singer Ariana Grande killed 22 people , all of whom have now been identified by police but their names will be released during the course of this week after formal identifications are complete.

Egypt: Gunmen Massacre Coptic Christians, Killing at Least 23

Twenty four Christians were killed and 27 others injured in the attack, Khaled Megahed , spokesperson of the Ministry of Health, said. Arab TV stations showed images of a bus riddled with bullet holes, with many of its windows shattered and bloodstains on the seats.

Jared Kushner 'now a focus in FBI Russia investigation into Trump campaign'

The FBI is investigating meetings Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner had with Russian officials in December, according to reports . Even by the end of the presidency of Barack Obama he had "unresolved questions in my mind as to whether or not the Russians had been successful in getting US persons, involved in the campaign or not, to work on their behalf again either in a witting or unwitting fashion", he said.

Trump pushes aside Montenegro's leader, who takes it in stride

Article 5 has been invoked only once in Nato's six-decade history - after the Sept 11 , 2001 attacks on NY and Washington. "If NATO countries made their full and complete contributions, it would be even stronger than it is today, especially from the threat of terrorism", he further said.

Seventh Suspect Arrested in Connection with Manchester Arena Bombing

The Palace of Westminster has been closed to the public following police advice, and will not re-open until further notice, its website said. Armed police walking patrols have been added, she said. She took to Twitter afterward to say she was " broken " and "i don't have words". A Libyan security source told BBC Newsnight Abedi called his brother in Libya, telling him to ask their mother to phone him back, the Telegraph reports.

Ariana Grande's half-brother's performance in London expected to go ahead

The arrests take the total now in custody to four. In all, six men and one woman have been arrested. Under British law, a person can be taken into custody in a terrorism investigation and held up to 14 days without charges. Abedi, who had a sister and two brothers, went to school in Manchester before studying business at Salford University - a degree he did not complete.

Jared Kushner's Russia ties investigated by FBI, reports say

The FBI's Russian Federation investigation gained increased attention after the firing of FBI Director James Comey . The officials said Kushner is in a different category from former Trump aides Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn , who are formally considered subjects of the investigation.

ISIS-linked militants besiege Philippine city

According to the Daily Mail, the rebels are planning on using the hostages as human shields. "For God's will is the safety of innocent people". Duterte himself has arrived in Mindanao , where he continues to live despite having access to Manila's Malacanang palace, and is scheduled to meet with Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Director General Ronald dela Rosa, in Davao Thursday.

USA imposes sanctions on Venezuelan supreme court justices

Protesters are demanding elections, freedom for jailed activists, foreign aid and autonomy for the opposition-led legislature, however Maduro has labelled the protest a violent coup attempt. "It has been unbelievably poorly run for a long period of time, and hopefully that will change and they could use those assets for the good and to take care of their people", he said.

Manchester Arena explosion: Children among the 22 dead

Abedi, who was born in Manchester in 1994 to Libyan parents, blew himself up on Monday night at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by USA pop singer Ariana Grande attended by thousands of children and teenagers.

FBI investigating Kushner-Russia links

The FBI's scrutiny of Kushner places the bureau's sprawling counterintelligence and criminal investigation not only on the doorstep of the White House , but on the cusp of the Trump family circle. The FBI is investigating whether the Russian government colluded with individuals associated with the Trump campaign in the 2016 presidential elections.

Rahul Gandhi denied permission to visit Saharanpur

He said that "in the next 24 hours, the situation is likely to become normal and those responsible for the violence would not be spared and no innocent would be made a scapegoat". Since then Dalits have alleged harassment by the upper-caste men, who they say prevented them from installing a statue of low-caste hero BR Ambedkar on the premises of a local temple.

Ninth Man Arrested in Connection With Manchester Bombing

The apparent shift comes after Britain's National Police Chiefs' Council warned Wednesday that leaks of potential evidence "undermine our investigations" and Rudd said she had made it clear that leaks "should not happen again". Government officials from the United Kingdom were furious after the leak, which is the second time sensitive information was released to the USA media.

Brother and father of Manchester bomber arrested in Tripoli

Despite stars such as Take That and Blondie postponing their concerts in Manchester, Anastasia will be defiantly taking to the stage at the O2 Apollo Manchester on Saturday night. "I wouldn't go that far, but I can say they are perfectly clear about the situation and that it shouldn't happen again", she added. She also refused to elaborate on reports in Arab media Abedi's father had links to Islamist rebel groups in Libya.

USA will tighten screws on North Korea, says Haley

On Sunday, North Korea launched what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the USA mainland within reach. The missile flew 787 km, the North argued. "Clearly, there is a lot more leverage that China has, and we would like China to use", he said. The paper also falsely claimed South Korean protesters were calling for the ouster of former President Park Geun-hye during their weekly ...

Ousted S.Korean president appears in court for 1st hearing

Adept at taking advantage of the nostalgia for them and the sympathy for her, she frequently peppered her campaign speeches with the phrase, "After I tragically lost my parents to assassins' bullets". Did Park or Choi say anything of interest in today's hearing? Park rose quickly up the political ladder, earning the nickname "the queen of elections" due to her voters' unwavering loyalty.

Republican Gianforte wins special congressional election in Montana

House seat, which was vacated when Republican Ryan Zinke resigned to become U.S. Interior secretary. Another factor helping the candidate was that approximately one-third of Montana's voters had already cast their decision before the altercation.

Pill-packing pigeon netted for smuggling drugs

This story sounds like it's for the birds, but it actually happened. Pigeons are used to carry lightweight high-value narcotics in some parts of the world. Wall or no wall, drug smugglers will find a way, even if it means calling on their feathered friends. In the past [traffickers] have used cats and dogs to pass drugs to prisoners.

Manchester bomber's father, brother arrested in Tripoli

Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said officers have been carrying out "extensive searches" across the city. The youngest victim of the bombing named so far was just 8 years old. Paul's Cathedral in London . "It's a network we are investigating", the top police officer said. The Chelsea soccer team announced it would cancel Sunday's victory parade in London to celebrate the team's Premier League title.

Two more arrests made in Manchester overnight

Photos from the scene of Monday's explosion at Manchester Arena shed new light on the improvised bomb detonated by Salman Abedi. Abedi had travelled recently to Libya, where his parents had moved after living in Britain for two decades.

DA withdraws ultimatum to UDM to remove deputy mayor

The Democratic Alliance has withdrawn an ultimatum to the United Democratic Movement for it to remove its Nelson Mandela Bay deputy mayor after deciding to deal with the matter internally. At the time, Trollip said that the process to have Bobani removed as the deputy mayor would be pursued through a motion at council, adding that situation had just become "untenable".

Four people in custody over Manchester bomb attack

She said Abedi had been known to security services before the bombing. He was enrolled for a second year, but hadn't been attending classes, nor had he been active in school life, according to those who knew him. He did not provide details, and said it's unclear whether Abedi was part of a larger network of attackers. Early Wednesday, police said three more men had been arrested "after police executed warrants in South Manchester" - the area of the city where the suspected suicide bomber ...

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