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Tories climb-down on social care policy

Rob Merrick, the deputy political editor of the Independent, made reference to rapper JME already showing support for the Labour leader. Earlier, a separate poll showed the Tory lead over Labour has halved after both parties released their manifestos.

UK PM Theresa May Softens Conservatives' Controversial 'Dementia Tax'

It marked an awkward press conference for May who, bizarrely, tried to blame Jeremy Corbyn by accusing him of spreading " fake claims " about the Tory proposals and insisted: "We have not changed the principles we set out in the manifesto".

US Treasury Department Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelan Supreme Court

As a result of the actions, all US assets of the targeted individuals are frozen and USA citizens are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. The sanctions freeze any assets the country's most powerful judicial figures may have in United States jurisdictions and lock them out of much of global banking.

The ugly truth behind Saudi Arabia's love for Melania Trump

According to USA Today , Donald Trump said: "Saudi Arabia and numerous countries that gave vast amounts of money to the Clinton Foundation want women as slaves and to kill gays". "We are not here to lecture - we are not here to tell other people how to live... or how to worship. Instead, we are here to offer partnership - based on shared interests and values".

Ariana Grande's Manchester concert filled with young fans who call themselves 'Arianators'

Grande herself responded on the social media site in the hours after the attack - writing that she was "broken" and didn't "have words". The youngest fatality identified so far, Saffie Roussos, was 8. My wife said, "I need to lie down". She shared photos on Instagram and gushed over how nice Grande was to her. As for Grande, she will reportedly continue to perform, even though rumors swirled she was canceling the remainder of her Dangerous Woman Tour.

Proposed Trump Budget Spares Old-age Programs, Slashes Other Items

Those so-called entitlement programs may not come out of Capitol Hill unscathed, however. "We need people to go to work", Mulvaney said . "That's what we're trying to get back to, and that's what this budget is part and parcel of", he said.

Eurogroup puts off Greek funds release, no debt deal

He said Monday that Greece still has a few actions to undertake while the institutions overseeing the country's bailout still have to make some checks. The German and French finance ministers say they're confident of an agreement to unlock further aid for Greece. Le Maire was due to attend the Brussels talks after a morning stop in Berlin where he met Schaeuble to discuss the future of the eurozone.

Britain raises terror threat level to 'critical,' deploys army

The attacker died at the arena, police said. "It is a possibility we can not ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack", she said after a suicide bomber killed 22 people, including children, at a pop concert late Monday in Manchester.

At least 19 killed, 50 injured at United Kingdom concert

In Manchester, it looks like the attacker's timing was deliberate: he set off his bomb just as the concert had ended and people were heading outside. It comes just two months after an attack near Parliament in London killed five people. The newly elected mayor of Manchester, Andy Burnham, has pledged to donate 15 per cent of his salary to a homeless charity. "Its spirit was not bowed", said Rudd.

Suspected Manchester concert bomber identified

As people and news outlets around the world condemn the attack and the attacker, and as so many look for answers amid the tragedy, David Leavitt's Twitter activity pokes fun at those who commented on his controversial tweet from last night.

Man with bladed gloves, clown makeup held in Denver stabbing

The man was stabbed outside the Torchy's Tacos restaurant, near North Broadway and 11th Avenue, about 12:45 a.m., police said. The witnesses told police the suspect, who wore white clown-like makeup with black streaks on his face and a glove with 2 to 3-inch blades, threatened Lucero and swung at him with the glove.

Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William 'shocked & saddened' over Manchester bombing

There was no immediate claim of responsbility, but Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said police are treating the blast as an act of terrorism "until we know otherwise". "Our thoughts and prayers go out to Georgina's family at this bad time, and we think especially of her brothers Harry and Daniel who are also former students of the school".

Donald Trump issues statement on Manchester attack, calling terrorists 'evil losers'

President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas deliver remarks in Bethlehem on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. A lone male attacker, who died in the blast, was carrying an improvised explosive device which he detonated in the foyer area of the Arena at around 10:30pm.

ICJ stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution till final order

ICJ on Thursday began the proceedings in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case after India's appeal seeking stay over the death sentence awarded by a Pakistani court to alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav . It also noted the urgency of the case since Pakistan had given "no assurance that Mr Jadhav will not be executed before the court has rendered its final decision".

Donald Trump: Israeli-Palestinian peace deal could spread throughout region

Mr. Trump then spent two days in Israel , including meeting earlier Tuesday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas . He did not specifically mention the two-state solution, long the focus of global peace efforts and US Middle East diplomacy, reported AFP.

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack at Manchester Arena concert

One resident who has lived in the block for a year said:"A variety of people live here: Arabs, English, Kurds, from lots of different nationalities". President Donald Trump , who spoke to the British p.m. early Tuesday, according to the White House, addressed the "horrible morning of death" during a news conference in Bethlehem, West Bank.

Might be "milking" S. Arabia of USD 480 billion: Iran's Foreign Minister

Trump's weekend in the kingdom included an anticipated speech on Islam , an arms deal and a unusual glowing orb. "This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects, or different civilisations", he said . Instead, he sought to draw a distinction between religion and terrorism. He also is scheduled to attend the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels and the G7 summit in Taormina, Italy.

Trump uses Israel visit to champion 'ultimate deal' for peace

He reiterated the Palestinians' demands, including establishing a capital in East Jerusalem , insisting that "our problem is not with the Jewish religion, it's with the occupation and settlements, and with Israel not recognising the state of Palestine ".

Iran foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after speech, arms deal

But the President's address reflected a more substantive break. He portrayed the conflict as one between good and evil, not between civilizations, and made clear in a forceful tone that Washington would partner with the Middle East but expected more action in return.

Israeli-Palestinan deal would be start of Middle East peace

President 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, May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem . According to media reports, the awkward moment was captured as the U.S. president and Melania walked down the red carpet at Ben Gurion airport with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara.

Manchester Attack: Celebrities Tweet in Shock

Officers were called to the venue following reports of an explosion at 10.33pm, shortly after the U.S. singer had finished her performance. It's being treated as a terrorist incident. "They're still assessing the situation and how she's doing". " Once Upon a Time " actress Karen David had met Callander just two weeks ago at a fan convention and shared her memory of the teen on Instagram .

Trump to meet Palestinian leader Abbas in West Bank

The other unsafe aspect of this conversation is the fact that Russian Federation might share this intelligence with Iran - one of their closest allies. The current Israeli government led by Netanyahu is one of the most conservative in the country's history, and Abbas' hold on power is as tenuous as ever - and mistrust reigns between the two.

Unimaginable: First Victims Identified Are Teens, Children

Social media tributes called him "a handsome soul" and "an wonderful young man, so kind and thoughtful". Emergency numbers have been established for anyone who is concerned for loved ones who may not have returned home 01618569400 or 01618569900.

Mike Flynn's lawyers will not honor subpoena, Senate Intel chair says

However, a reporter for Huffington Post said later that Burr may have spoken too soon and that the committee did not have a " definitive answer " on the matter from Flynn's lawyers. The White House has been thrown into turmoil by a string of allegations against Mr Trump this week, including that he may have obstructed justice by asking Mr Comey to drop an investigation into one of his top advisers.

Ousted leader Park in court at start of trial

Her signature swept-up hair style was maintained by odd-looking plastic pins sold at the prison. Park and her friend Choi Soon-sil are accused of extorting around $50 million from some of South Korea's biggest companies, including Samsung , in return for political favours.

Manchester residents offer rooms to people stranded by blast

The police believe they know the man's identity.but can not confirm his name. "The Etihad Stadium is being used as a support centre following the tragic events and Greater Manchester Police have advised that anyone needing assistance relating to the attack can access that help at the Etihad Stadium via Gate 11".

Trump Condemns 'Evil Losers' Behind UK Concert Attack

President Donald Trump arrived in Bethlehem Tuesday morning for a meeting with Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority. President Trump on Tuesday condemned Monday night's deadly bombing in Manchester, England. They're losers. And we'll have more of them. Trump says the attack preyed on "innocent children". "The terrorists and extremists and those who give them aid and comfort must be driven out from our society forever", Trump also said.

Five facts about British actor Roger Moore

Paul McCartney took to Twitter on Tuesday to pay tribute to the late Roger Moore. The family said he had fought a fearless battle with cancer. "The love with which he was surrounded in his final days was so great it can not be quantified in words alone", read the statement from Moore's daughter, Debora, and his two sons, Geoffrey and Christian.

Dershowitz: Trump's Western Wall Visit 'Powerful Message'

The presidential Air Force One plane touched the ground at the Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv just after noon, where Trump was accepted in an official ceremony with fanfares and an Israel Defense Forces soldiers' honorary guard. First lady Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump , the President's daughter, also prayed at the wall, at the portion reserved for women. "May God bless you, Mr.

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.

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