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Trump's visit to the Western Wall sparks mixed reactions

Speaking about the prospect of a peace deal with the Palestinians, he said: "I've heard it's one of the toughest deals of all". "For the first time in many years , and in my lifetime, I see potential for change", Netanyahu added. He solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday. He reiterated the Palestinians' demands, including establishing a capital in East Jerusalem , territory Israel claims as well, insisting that "our problem is not with the ...

North Korea confirms 'successful' new ballistic missile test

USA and South Korean officials say North Korea has fired a medium-range missile, the latest ballistics test by a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles. According to reports, North Korea had success during testing of the ballistic missile the day before. China , one of North Korea's only allies, urged all sides to exercise restraint, Reuters reported .

Childline tips on talking to children about terrorism

However, parents should be open and supportive if their children ask questions or want to talk. Child psychologist David Carey revealed the best practice is to allow your child space and time to think about the horror event, rather than force a conversation on them.

N. Korea Says It's Ready to Deploy, Mass Produce, New Missile

Local military officials said North Korea usually tests missiles on a prearranged schedule, but if "external circumstances" were considered at the last minute, Pyongyang might have meant to "enhance its bargaining power" in inter-Korea talks, or gain the upper hand over Moon.

Two gay men sentenced to 85 lashes

Gay sex is not illegal in the rest of Muslim-majority Indonesia and this is its first such conviction. The Constitutional Court is, however, considering a judicial review to seek the criminalisation of pre-marital sex and homosexual sex throughout the nation.

South Carolina tops Vanderbilt 7-4 in 11-inning game

The opening game of the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament went extra innings and SC outlasted Vanderbilt 7-4. The Gamecocks (33-23) advance to play third-seeded Kentucky on Wednesday with the format moving to double elimination.

McCain: Continued Trump-Russia Claims 'Troubling'

Trump made separate appeals in March to Daniel Coats, the national intelligence director, and to Admiral Michael Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, according to USA news accounts citing current and former US officials. Subsequently, reports emerged that Trump in several conversations with Comey had asked for his personal loyalty, which Comey declined to offer. McCain compared the compounding new reports to a "centipede" - as in, many shoes continue to fall amid the steady ...

22 dead in Manchester blast; attacker; terrorist died detonating explosive

Prime Minister Theresa May said the incident was being treated as a terrorist attack , making it the deadliest militant assault in Britain since four British Muslims killed 52 people in suicide bombings on London's transport system in July 2005.

Justice official says he stands by critical memo on former Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The official claims that Trump simply used the topic to segue into creating a sense of obligation with Russian officials and to coax concessions out of Lavrov regarding Syria, Ukraine and other issues by bringing up the fact that Russia interfering in the United States election caused him great political strife.

Sir Roger Moore of James Bond fame dies at 89

Moore's take on the character was more light-hearted than predecessors Sean Connery and George Lazenby, his raised eyebrow becoming as iconic as 007's Aston Martin and Walther PPK. Moore had found his own humorous way to sum up his final bow as Bond, which came when he was 57 years old. Post-BondRoger Moore, feeding a pig in Spice World .

Manchester attack: Isis claims responsibility for arena bombing that killed 22

Ryan Molloy, 25, said he was just leaving the concert when "there was this massive bang". "It was chaotic. Everybody was running and screaming and just trying to get out". In March, ISIS claimed responsibility for a car-ramming and knife attack in London that killed five. Islamic State supporters took to social media to celebrate the blast and some encouraged similar attacks elsewhere.

Trump close to picking outside counsel for Russia probe

In the newest report suggesting the White House sought to tamp down the Russian Federation probe, the Post said Trump urged National Security Agency chief Michael Rogers and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to publicly deny any evidence of collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation during last year's presidential election.

Flags at half staff for fallen peace officers

The color blue is in honor of police officers who have been killed and disabled during the line of duty. "This is a demanding career choice, there's a lot of sacrifice for not only those who are in law enforcement, but their families as well".

Three uncapped players called up to Republic of Ireland training camp

Rice was recently rewarded with a long-term deal at West Ham after making his debut for Noel King's Ireland under-21s at the beginning of this year. Rice, who qualifies for Ireland through the parentage rule, got involved with the Ireland set-up in 2015, playing for the U17s, was asked to train with the U21s past year and has since been capped at U19 level.

German defense minister sees Jordan potential to host troops

However, it is considering relocating them to Jordan or another country after Turkey again refused to allow German lawmakers to visit the troops at Incirlik . Jordan and Germany are part of a US -led global military coalition against IS, which controls territory in Syria and Iraq, both neighbors of Jordan.

Comey Agrees to Testify Before Senate Committee, Senators Say

Director Comey served his country with honor for many years, and he deserves an opportunity to tell his story. In a statement , Rosenstein said he chose to hand off the high-profile investigation to an independent investigator, "in order for the American people to have full confidence in the outcome".

Beijing's new weapon in economic war: Chinese tourists

CD REV , one of the rappers of the group, revealed that they received help from government officials to complete and promote the video on foreign websites. Seoul and Washington have argued that the missile system is aimed at North Korean aggression, while China sees it as a threat to its own security because its radar can peer deep into northeastern China.

Things we still don't know about the Ariana Grande attack

A spokesman for Ariana Grande's record label said that the singer was "okay". But the independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre, which sets the threat level on the basis of the intelligence available to them, will continue to assess this throughout today and in the days ahead.

UN Calls Emergency Meeting Over North Korea Missile Testing

US officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the test did not demonstrate a new capability, or one that could threaten the United States directly. Ambassador Francois Delattre said a new sanctions resolution will be discussed. Liquid-fuel missiles, on the other hand, are generally fueled at the launch site in a process that can last an hour and requires fueling and other vehicles.

Former CIA Director Tells Lawmakers About 'Very Aggressive' Russian Election Meddling

Brennan says such classified information typically shared through intelligence channels, not visiting diplomats. He says the Russian intelligence official denied that Russia was meddling, but said he would raise the issue with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Sea lion snatches girl from pier

Others online have blamed the girl, whose identity has not been released . "Her family started feeding the animal , and the sea-lion started to become comfortable", Fujiwara said . Michael Fujiwara filmed the video, and says the situation was pretty scary. "They're not trained to be next to people". Lesson learned: cute as they may seem, sea lions are hard as hell and they will take your kid if you're not watching closely enough.

Eyewitnesses recall horror after explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

At least 22 concertgoers were killed and about 60 others were wounded in the Monday night bombing, with six area hospitals treating the victims by Tuesday morning. Pop concerts and nightclubs have been a terrorism target before. The concert hall became the scene of extreme carnage after multiple gunmen burst in during a show by the American rock band Eagles of Death Metal and began shooting.

Former CIA director says 'Russia brazenly interfered' in election

President Donald Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn defied a Senate subpoena for documents on his links to Russian Federation, saying it came amid a stream of "outrageous allegations" that "feed the escalating public frenzy against him ".

Manchester terror attack: Politicians and pop stars united in grief

Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull told the country's parliament the incident was a "brutal attack on young people everywhere". Surely there is no crime more reprehensible than the murder of children. "UEFA has been closely working with local authorities and the Swedish FA for many months and the terrorist risk had been taken into account since the very beginning of the project".

Loved ones spark huge appeal for Manchester's missing following concert terror

The identities of some of the victims are beginning to be revealed after Monday night's apparent suicide bombing at the end of a concert in the United Kingdom city of Manchester. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims. "We are fighting terrorism together". Into Tuesday morning, parents were still trying to determine the status of their loved ones who were at the show.

Guardiola's family unharmed in Manchester bombing

A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday, according to the Greater Manchester Police Department; more details on the man's identity weren't immediately available. A school in northern England has identified another one of the victims as Georgina Callander , a former pupil. "She was academically a very gifted student, very hard-working".

Trump Said James Comey's Firing Relieved "Great Pressure" Over Russia

At least one GOP lawmaker used the session to voice the view, embraced by Trump, that the entire investigation is a "witch hunt" against the president, according to two fellow Republicans who attended. "This renewed my confidence that we should not have confidence in this administration". While the White House initially pointed to a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , outlining Comey's mismanagement of the investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's ...

Trump Advises Muslim Countries to Take Lead in Fighting Extremism

There were no promises of new financial investment or announcements of increased U.S. military presence in the region. Later Tuesday, Trump will return to Jerusalem to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and deliver remarks. Trump singled out Iran as a key source of funding and support for militant groups. Mr Rouhani, a moderate cleric who signed a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, said the U.S.

Trump inadvertently reveals that Israel provided the intelligence he shared with Russian Federation

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan informed Trump of a possible attack in Tel Aviv that transpired while the president was airborne. The White House claims the President was unaware that Israel was the source. Later on Monday, Trump is scheduled to visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in annexed East Jerusalem's Old City. The most high-profile moment of Trump's stay in Jerusalem was his visit to the Western Wall , one of the holiest sites in Judaism.

Take That call off tour date in response to Manchester terror attack

South Korea also offered its condolences to the victims' families and British people and vowed to continue to join worldwide efforts to eradicate terrorism. In a statement released through Lancashire County Council, Tarleton Community Primary School headteacher Chris Upton said: "News of Saffie's death in this appalling attack has come as a tremendous shock to all of us and I would like to send our deepest condolences to all of her family and friends".

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for Ariana Grande concert attack

The group often claims responsibility in the wake of attacks. The two leaders agreed during a telephone call that the attack was "particularly wanton and depraved", the White House said in a statement on Tuesday. Manchester Arena said the explosion happened "outside the venue in a public space". "The President reassured the Prime Minister that Americans stand with the people of the United Kingdom and that our resolve will never waiver in the face of terrorism", the White House said.

Trump to meet Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in West Bank

In return, Netanyahu extolled the USA president's leadership. He told Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu , that Iran would never have nuclear weapons. Trump's visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories is part of his first trip overseas as president, and follows an initial leg in Saudi Arabia, where he urged Islamic leaders to confront extremism.

9-month-old baby's fingers crushed at daycare centre

A nine-month-old girl nearly lost her finger after a caregiver at a daycare centre in Gurgaon allegedly closed a door on the infant's finger. The negligence of the staff, as well as events thereafter, made Rastogi take to Facebook and detail her ordeal.

Some facts of attack at Manchester concert in Britain

It is unclear where exactly the blast occurred, but initial reports indicated it happened either just outside the Manchester Arena or near a foyer. "And that's when the screaming started", said 25-year-old Ryan Molloy. According to a report in Guardian, a crowd splitting explosion shoot the entire Manchester Arena at around 10:30 pm on Monday night. Islamic State's claim of responsibility echoed others the group has made for attacks in the West, on an established communications channel but ...

'Lone male attacker' was carrying improvised explosive device - police confirm

An emergency number is available for all those concerned about their loved ones. The Dangerous Woman Tour is the third concert tour by Grande to support her third studio album, Dangerous Woman . "The police and security services believe they know the identity of the perpetrator but at this stage of their investigations we can not confirm his name", May said.

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