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Ex-CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

Leaders of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence say they have issued subpoenas for documents from two businesses operated by former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says both the intelligence and judiciary committees "should continue to seek other ways to gain access to this information".

Key dates in the case of WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has said the arrest of Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since 2012, was a priority. February 28, 2013: Manning pleads guilty to leaking military information. July 30, 2013: Manning convicted on several espionage charges. August 21, 2013: Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison.

Manchester bombing: City in grief after children killed

Shelby Wharton, 17, told the Standard she was "kind and loving" saying: "We were all praying for her to be found safely. Saffie was quiet and unassuming with a creative flair". According to The Express , Facebook tributes referred to John as an "amazing young man" and a "beautiful soul". In a statement , Manford said: "After consulting with the charity and the venue, myself and John Bishop have made a decision to postpone our charity show for the Children's Adventure Farm (CAFT) this ...

Salford University buildings evacuated

In the past few moments Salford University, just a few miles outside of Manchester City Centre, have announced they are evacuating numerous buildings . The evacuation comes as Manchester is on a heightened terror alert following last night's deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert . The university said in a statement: "Emergency services have been called to Salford University's Peel Park campus to investigate a suspicious package left under a bench".

Trump's budget director Mick Mulvaney holds briefing

The president's budget proposal, similar to the House GOP's American Health Care Act, cut Medicaid far beyond simply axing the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion. As a share of the economy it's at its lowest level since 1998 and is well below where it was 50 years ago, according to data from the Congressional Budget Office .

Macron wins French presidency, European Union elated (Second Lead)

Leaders of French Jewry expressed relief at the defeat of the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the presidential election but concern that she received more than a third of the vote. The rest will be from the centrist Modem party or rebels from the Socialists and right-wing Republicans. The candidates will be announced by Thursday.

Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday that stability can not be achieved in the Middle East without Tehran's help, responding to criticism of the Islamic Republic from United States President Donald Trump who is visiting the region.

Stars share their support for victims of Manchester attack

A little over 10 hours after the lone attacker detonated a homemade device in the foyer of the Manchester arena, as thousands of young people were leaving, huge queues formed outside Blood and Transplant buildings. "It was a really big explosion". "People were shrieking, jumping over balconies, people were lying on the floor", Nayman told DW, adding that some had to be taken away in ambulances after being trampled on.

General election 2017: Len McCluskey 'can't see Labour winning'

It is therefore proposing to introduce new legal minimum standards to ensure properties are "fit for human habitation", giving tenants the right to take action if their rental property is sub-standard. A Conservative spokesman said: " Jeremy Corbyn can't deliver any of this - it just doesn't add up". Ms Dugdale, the party's leader in Scotland, said she defined success as "winning the election".

French corruption police search PSG footballers' homes

According to the Mediapart internet site, the searches of the Argentinians' homes and PSG offices in Paris and Boulogne-Billancourt stemmed from media reports last December of large-scale tax evasion by football stars. The final could be crucial game for the future of coach Unaï Emery with the club losing their title to Monaco. The " Football Leaks " scandal has already engulfed football legends Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho .

Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

Later, at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem , Netanyahu railed against heinous crimes, as well - characterizing Abbas as a hypocrite in his remarks as he touched on the Palestinian Authority's payments to the families of convicted terrorists.

Donald Trump Calls Manchester Bombing Perpetrators 'Evil Losers in Life'

Monday's attack outside an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena killed at least 22 people, including children, and was carried out by a lone suspect carrying a bomb, Manchester Police said. Trump said,"So many young attractive innocent people living and enjoying their lives murdered by evil losers in life. They would think that's a great name", he added.

Rubio 'Not Optimistic' Trump Will Bring Peace to Middle East

He says "that would be an awesome accomplishment". In a statement Tuesday, Islamic Jihad also said that it rejected Trump's comments. But he also touched on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, again vowing he was "personally committed" to helping the two sides reach a deal.

New Zealand to face South Africa in 2019 Rugby World Cup pool

So these countries know which group they are in. The match schedule won't be announced until September but the All Blacks will likely be hoping to face South Africa in the middle of pool play. Eddie Jones' men will be in the same group as France and Argentina for the 2019 tournament in Japan . "You've got to be targeting putting a team on the paddock that plays the absolute best in every game because that creates what we love to call momentum", he said.

These Are The Victims Of The Manchester Terror Attack

A blood-curdling video emerging in the wake of the attack on the Manchester Arena reportedly shows concertgoers struggling to deal with injuries from the blast. PHOTOS: Explosion reported at Ariana Grande concert in UKTaxi cabs offered free rides after the explosion for those needing to return home, or for families seeking rides to local hospitals to look for loved ones.

NGO evolves blueprint to end female genital mutilation

Masooma Ranalvi , who began a campaign to end female genital mutilation in India's Dawoodi Bohra community, today welcomed Union minister Maneka Gandhi's reported remark that a law would be brought in to end the custom if it is not done voluntarily by its members.

South Korea's new president announces key administration appointments

According to Yonhap news agency, Kim Dong-yeon, president of South Korea's Ajou University, has been appointed the new finance minister as well as vice prime minister. They were believed to have held talks on prospects for containing North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons activities as well as the economic fallout over the deployment in South Korea of the USA missile defense system called THAAD.

British PM Theresa May: Manchester Terrorist Deliberately Targeted Children

Authorities are billing the incident as a terrorist attack and have arrested a 23-year-old man outside of Manchester in connection with the bombing. Saffie-Rose Roussos, eight, was also killed, according to the headmaster of the school she attended in Tarleton, a small town northwest of Manchester.

Government not to allow any new BEd college this year

The minister was highlighting the key achievements of the Union government in the education sector, where he also raised his concern over quality of teacher training institutions. To create accountability, the Government was hoping that Learning Outcomes notified would be the benchmark competency to be achieved by students in each standard, he added.

Trump stresses 'unshakable' bond between U.S. and Israel during Jerusalem speech

However, due to recent events, it seems the Trump administration may have hit a snag in its efforts to foster a deeper connection with Israeli leadership. "Never mentioned the word 'Israel '". "So you have another story wrong", he told reporters. During their meeting, Netanyahu stated that the intelligence cooperation between the two countries is "terrific".

Guardiola to meet Man City bosses after family terror attack escape

The person said that Grande and her team are more focused on the victims at the moment, not the tour. The scene immediately evoked the terrorist attacks in Paris in November 2015, which included a deadly assault inside the Bataclan concert arena where the Eagles of Death Metal had been playing.

Man arrested over Ariana Grande Manchester terror attack

Dan Coats, the USA director of intelligence, says that connection has not yet been verified. The department says the US public may experience increased security in and around public places and events. May is due to chair a meeting of the government's COBRA emergency committee later today. At least 22 people , including children, have been killed in a blast at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester , in the deadliest terror attack on British soil since the 2005 London bombings.

Whale of a mystery solved? How they got so big — Science Says

Before the Northern Hemisphere began getting covered in ice sheets, whales must have had access to food resources nearly evenly distributed through the world's oceans. "The idea ... that the shift ... occurred so recently-4.5 million years ago-is surprising", says Felisa Smith, a paleoecologist at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, who was not involved in the work but studies body size evolution.

North American carmakers want rules of origin untouched - Mexico lobby

Speaking at an event in Mexico City , Freeland said that Canada supported Mexico's strategy to diversify trade away from dependence on the US market and that Canada was moving in the same direction as well. Congress. In a statement, the NCC said the U.S. must remain a participant in NAFTA because "it has been and can continue to be a very positive trading platform" for United States agriculture, including cotton and textiles.

Tornado watch issued for portion of SC

The service says the threat includes possible tornadoes and severe thunderstorms with damaging winds of up to 70 miles per hour, large hail and rain. The risk for severe weather will be the greatest through 11 p.m. Multiple waves of showers and thunderstorms are expected to impact much of Upstate South Carolina, northeast Georgia, and portions of western North Carolina this afternoon through Wednesday .

'Dangal' becomes China's biggest non-Hollywood foreign film

Its worldwide collections in gross, excluding China and Japan, where the film is scheduled to open its cash counters next month, stands at a whopping Rs.1,550 crore. And it has done the same this time too, by giving Khan's successful biopic a nudge towards the top. We wonder. Considering how the previous part did not impress the China audience, would the sequel benefit from the extensive word of mouth? Marvel Studios' action and sci-fi blockbuster "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2" held second ...

White House officials say Trump is 'undisciplined' and 'self-destructive'

Senators said Rosenstein deferred on nearly anything substantive to Robert Mueller, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who Rosenstein named this week to be the special counsel probing all things related to Trump, Russia and Russia's interference with the 2016 presidential campaign.

Iowa to soon have first female governor

As the longest-serving governor in the U.S.at more than 22 years, Branstad oversaw Iowa throughout the farm crisis of the 1980s that brought financial ruin to many farmers and during the Great Flood of 1993 that inundated communities throughout the Midwest.

Analytical Preview of Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

The stock rose 0.42% or $0.53 reaching $126.52. About 51,543 shares traded. It is down 16.92% since May 23, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 60.07% the S&P500. MagnaChip Semi had 8 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets restated a "buy" rating on shares of Barrick Gold Corp in a report on Friday, March 31st.

British police name Manchester Arena attacker as Salman Abedi, 22

Chief constable Gormley said: "My thoughts and those of everyone at Police Scotland are with those who have lost loved ones or who were injured in the attack in Manchester". "We ask the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity using the anti-terrorist hotline number 0800 789 321 or 999 in an emergency".

UN demands North Korea stop missile tests

U.S. President Donald Trump has warned that a "major, major conflict" with North Korea is possible over its weapons programmes, although U.S. officials say tougher sanctions, not military force, are the preferred option. Missile tests such as Sunday's present a hard challenge to Moon, a liberal who took over as South Korea's president on May 10 and has expressed a desire to reach out to the North.

Google is getting a lot more family friendly

Google knows that a large part of its customer base probably have families. Setting up a family group is easy, but there are a few restrictions. Google has added a number of family-oriented features in recent years, and now it's bringing it all together under "family groups".

Trump slams critics, media at Coast Guard Academy

President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at his "critics and naysayers" following more than a week of negative news coverage beginning with his sudden decision to fire James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. "We're working on major tax cuts for all", he said, pledging to give the American people "the largest tax cut in the history of our country if we get it the way we want it".

Dozen of Children, Teenagers in Hospital After Manchester Terror Attack

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack but offered no evidence to support their claim. The group said in a statement published on its social media channels that "one of the caliphate's soldiers placed bombs among the crowds", and threatened more attacks.

Trump budget promises balance in decade, relies on deep cuts

Do they agree with the Trump White House on things like ending funding for popular or longstanding safety net and social programs, for instance? GOP Rep. "Come on. That doesn't add up". It would not touch Social Security and Medicare, which President Trump promised to leave alone during his campaign.

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