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Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation speech 'disrespected our closest allies': Pelosi

With the leaders of America's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners standing like school children behind him, Trump upbraided them for not spending more on defense and repeated the charge that some members owed "massive amounts of money" from past years - even though allied contributions are voluntary.

New image released of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi carrying blue suitcase

The public are being asked to contact the police immediately if they see the piece of luggage, which officers have no reason to believe contains anything risky but are asking people to be cautious. Investigators have been at the site, close to the M66 motorway, "for around three days", according to one resident. The new raids were carried out at a house in Manchester, along with searches carried out in Chester and Shoreham-by-Sea, on the south coast of England.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Stands by Comments on European Solidarity

Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper stated that Sunday's comments showed "Merkel no longer regards the U.S. as reliable". The sharp words from Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel came after Trump concluded his first official tour overseas which took him to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Brussels and then Italy for a G7 summit.

Police investigating fatal crash involving dump truck

He has since been released. A woman was killed Monday afternoon when her SUV was hit by a dump truck and then hit a hydro pole near the community of Embro, northwest of Woodstock. "We have our OPP Technical Collision Investigators on scene, and Oxford EMS, of course, [is] on scene, as well as Zorra Township Fire". 2 and Road 74 remains closed from 29th Line to 33rd Line as of 6:30 p.m.

Search underway for 70-year-old paraglider missing south of Chilliwack

Searchers are scouring a mountainside near Bridal Falls, B.C., for a missing paraglider. Agassiz RCMP said he failed to return from a paragliding excursion Sunday. An RCMP airship from Comox and the police dogs also joined the search. That man has made contact with family, and his son tells the RCMP the man is okay and doesn't seem to have been injured.

Jakarta bombers suspected of having IS links

Indonesia has long struggled with extremist militancy and has suffered a series of attacks in the past 15 years, including the 2002 Bali bombings by an Al Qaeda-linked group in which 202 people were killed, including 88 Australians. Indonesian lawmakers should expedite the passage of revised anti-terrorism laws that give police more power, President Joko Widodo said after twin suicide attacks in the capital this week killed three policemen .

Putin plays soviet classics on Xi Jinping's piano

The first is considered an unofficial anthem for the city of St. Petersburg, with lyrics like "Listen, Leningrad, I'll sing to you my honest song". Microsoft's president and chief legal officer Brad Smith said the US National Security Agency developed the original code used in the attack, which later leaked in a document dump.

Is a Previously Unfathomable Rift Opening Up Between Jared Kushner and Trump?

He added: "And you hear people close to the president quietly saying, is it too much and is it time for Jared to take a step back, maybe even take a leave of absence from the White House". Rep. Adam Schiff , the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, said Sunday on ABC that USA officials need to get to the bottom of the allegations against Kushner, including if Kushner was not honest about his Russian Federation contacts during the security clearance process.

Pelosi: Trump's NATO Speech 'Disrespected Our Closest Allies'

On May 21, Trump participated in the Arab Islamic American Summit in the Saudi capital along with the leaders of the Muslim-majority countries. Here are some important videos from the event. There he was accused of shoving the leader of the newest member Montenegro to get to the spotlight. Beyond the rhetoric, Trump's body language also confounded his hosts.

Donald Trump's Russian Federation troubles deepen as James Comey plans senate testimony

Federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas related to the investigation into Flynn. One defense attorney laid out the argument that Trump could make against an obstruction of justice charge to Politico, "Did Trump talk like this because he was actually trying to pressure Comey or was he just blowing off steam?" The Justice Department on Friday released the text of Rosenstein's opening remarks for the briefings on Capitol Hill.

President Trump: Kushner is doing a 'great job' for the country

U.S. Democrats demanded to hear from key White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations he tried to establish secret communications with Russian Federation before the inauguration of his father-in-law, President Donald Trump . He added: "Ultimately we're going to want Mr Kushner to come before the committee and I fully expect that to happen". Kushner made his secret communications proposal on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications ...

Kelly defends plan for Russian Federation back channel as a 'good thing'

The AP and other news organizations reported that Kushner in December proposed a back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team . He is seeking expanded teams of lawyers and experienced public relations hands. Michael Flynn, since fired as the president's national security advisor for his Russian associations, was also at the meeting. Officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed USA sanctions against Russian Federation in ...

Apartment fires displace residents in Milwaukee, other towns

Neighboring fire departments also helped fight the fire. WBAY-TV reports that one person was taken to a hospital in Ashwaubenon to be treated for smoke inhalation. The Red Cross is providing help to everyone displaced. The Canadian Red Cross says the fire happened around 11 p.m.in an older two-storey house containing four apartments at 18 Laurie St.

Philippines puts city on lockdown over fears of militant infiltration

Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said the president, in dismissing the court and Congress' role in deciding whether to extend martial law beyond its current 60 days, had merely wanted to point out it was the country's military and police forces now fighting to restore peace in Mindanao who were the ones most aware of the security situation on the ground.

Terror attack police issue an appeal over suitcase

According to the police, the 23-year-old was arrested at a property in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, more than 400-km from the Manchester Arena, where Salman Abedi detonated a suicide bomb a week ago killing 22 people. Born in Manchester to Libyan parents, Mr. Abedi was reported to have fought against the Colonel Muammar Gaddafi regime with his father during the school holidays when he was 16 years old.

Andrew Scheer is the new federal Conservative Party leader

The Saskatchewan member of Parliament was feted by his fellow MPs and leadership rivals alike as he arrived to address the Tory caucus for the first time at the helm of the party. He said Canadians saw what the Conservative team could do "when we were competing against one another". He said it will be interesting to see how voters react to Scheer's social conservative views.

MI5 launches internal inquiry over Manchester bomber warnings

Rudd declined to comment on exactly what was known about the 22-year-old bomber, during an interview with Sky News on Monday. "We will make sure that we put the right resources in to keep people safe always", she added. "In the past five days we have gathered significant information about Abedi, his associates, his finances, the places he had been, how the device was built and the wider conspiracy", the police statement said.

Trump's obsession over Russian Federation probe deepens

President Donald Trump returned home yesterday to confront a growing political and legal threat, as his top aides tried to contain the fallout from reports that his son-in-law, Jared Kushner , is a focus of investigations into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the President's campaign and transition teams.

The shocking moment a sea lion grabs a girl from a pier

The moment of the crime. Robert Kiesman, who is the chairman of the Steveston Harbour Authority , accused the girl's parents of putting their daughter in harm's way with their "reckless behavior". A man then is seen jumping into the water to retrieve the girl. "You can not think these are characters out of a Disney movie", said Andrew Trites , UBC Marine Mammal Researcher.

Trump's body language continues to intrigue during Europe tour

The summit will revolve around two main topics, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters on Wednesday. The leaks to the media came little over a week after it was revealed that Trump had divulged highly classified intelligence to visiting Russian officials during a meeting at the White House earlier this month.

Manchester attack: MI5 probes 'missed warnings'

Early on Monday a man, 23, was arrested in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, on suspicion of terrorism offences. Another brother and Abedi's father are being held in Libya . The bombing was the latest in a series of ISIS-claimed attacks in Europe that have coincided with a US-led offensive against the terror group in Syria and Iraq by countries including Britain.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for southeast MI through 8 p.m

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning means severe thunderstorms are either in progress or are imminent. That's when you need to take immediate action. Make sure you always stay inside until the storm passes. The threat for strong storms returns this afternoon and evening, but the weather should quiet down through the rest of the week. The highest threat of severe weather exists in Georgia and SC, but some storms may survive into our NC counties by mid-evening, so stay alert.

Manchester police seek clues in concert bomber's suitcase

Her comments came after police issued CCTV stills of Abedi, wearing glasses and casual clothes, in a plea for information about his movements between May 18 and the attack four days later. Britain's top secret service, MI5 has launched two separate investigations into the Manchester Arena bombing, it was reported Monday. Violet Mainda, a hairdresser who cuts the hair of a man who lives in the flat, described her client as a "normal bloke".

Hanson talks of protecting donor McNee in secret recording

But Mr Nelson says a recording of a conversation he had with Senator Hanson in November a year ago shows she was trying to keep Mr McNee's name out of the public domain. "Who knows that he paid the money upfront for the office", Ms Hanson says. The pair then discuss who could have leaked the information, with Hanson adamant that only a handful of people - her, Nelson, Ashby, and disgruntled ex-staffer Saraya Beric - knew about the Jabiru's origin.

Trump calls on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to contribute 'their fair share'

A video that seems to show Donald Trump shoving another world leader out of his way at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit on Thursday has gone viral all over the world. "The NATO of the future must include a great focus on terrorism and immigration as well as threats from Russian Federation and NATO's eastern and southern borders", he said at the unveiling.

After Merkel rebuke, UK PM May says wants strong partnership with EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she wanted to maintain a strong partnership with the European Union over security and trade after German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested the continent could no longer completely rely on Britain. "They are a firm pillar of our foreign and security policy, and Germany will continue to work to strengthen these relations", he said, adding that Merkel had said before that Europe must take its fate into its own hands.

Kelly: Flight Laptop Ban May Be Massively Expanded

Mr Kelly told Fox News on Sunday that he could extend the ban on passengers taking laptops and other big electronic devices on to planes for all flights in and out of the US. But none wants an incident aboard one of its airplanes. "Whatever comes out, we'll have to comply with", Oscar Munoz, chief executive officer of United Airlines, said at the company's annual meeting last week.

Philippine military says it regained most of Marawi from militants

Maute fighters, who have declared allegiance to the Islamic State , now control small portions within the southern Philippine city , the military said . The violence erupted on Tuesday when dozens of gunmen went on a rampage throughout Marawi in response to an attempt by security forces to arrest Isnilon Hapilon, a veteran Filipino militant regarded as the local leader of ISIL.

Russian, Egyptian ministers meet in Cairo

Egypt's air force began the strikes just hours after masked men boarded vehicles driving dozens of Coptic Christians to pray at a monastery in the southern Egyptian province of Minya on Friday. A statement said Sisi told the Russian ministers that Cairo wants to bolster "economic, commercial and industrial ties" with Moscow. Monday's talks also focused on the conflict in Syria.

British Police arrest 14th person in UK bombing investigation

POLICE IN MANCHESTER have released a new CCTV image of the Manchester Arena bomber carrying a suitcase, one week after 22 people died at a pop concert. Where did you see him with it during that time? Counter-terror police have made a fresh arrest in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing as officers raid another address in the city.

Jared Kushner sought secret back channel with Russia, source says

Schiff said he expected Kushner, who serves as an unpaid adviser to Trump, to appear before his committee and suggested his security clearance be reviewed. The request from the committee arrived last week at campaign headquarters in NY, according to person familiar with the request who wasn't authorized to discuss the developments publicly and demanded anonymity.

Zuma sends congratulations to re-eIected Iranian leader

That includes Mr. Rouhani, who is often called a moderate in the West but has presided over continuing domestic repression and regional aggression. He said people in the U.S. "The Iraqi, Lebanese and Syrian nations have stood against terrorists and Iranian diplomats and advisors have been helping them", the Iranian president added.

European allies see the two sides of Trump at G7

He solemnly laid a wreath at a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, had an audience with the pope at the Vatican and stood center stage with Western allies at the annual summits that dominate the diplomatic calendar. After the pomp of presidential travel overseas, Trump will return to Washington and numerous problems he left behind. Trump said he had helped forge more worldwide cooperation in the fight against Islamist militants, a threat he said was underscored by a suicide bomber in ...

Rights activists in Paris protest Putin visit

At the news conference, though, Putin denied attempting to influence the French presidential election, saying Le Pen's visit was intended as no more than a warm gesture toward a politician who wanted stronger relations with Russian Federation.

Trump defends Kushner, slams 'fake news' about Russian Federation ties

On that topic, Trump tweeted Sunday night: "I suggest that we add more dollars to Healthcare and make it the best anywhere. And the other pattern we have is just a continuous drumbeat of inappropriate contacts with the Russians ". CNN reported last week that Comey used emails fabricated by Russian intelligence, in which a Clinton operative and DNC official discussed assurances from the Justice Department that it would quash the investigation, to justify his norm-breaking public ...

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