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Jewish hardliners ejected from Jerusalem mosque compound

Israeli hostility will have severe consequences on Muslims holy sites, worldwide laws and the peace agreement signed with Jordan , Momani said. A group of Jewish fanatics started to sing the Israel national anthem while touring the mosque compound provoking the guards who intervened to stop them.

House Intel Panel To Issue Subpoenas For Flynn Material

The Justice Department has said Sessions had more than 25 conversations with foreign ambassadors previous year. More than two-thirds of respondents - 68 percent - also applauded the Justice Department's decision last week to appoint a special counsel to oversee the law enforcement investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

Ariana Grande suspends world tour, cancels some Euro stops

In Libya, authorities arrested Abedi's father and younger brother. A spokesman for the local counter-terrorism force said younger brother Hashem Abedi was arrested on suspicion of links with Islamic State and was suspected of planning to carry out an attack in the Libyan capital.

Cavaliers rally past Celtics to take control of East final

But he played well when it mattered down the stretch, finishing with 34 points. With Cleveland in jeopardy of dropping its second game in a row after James followed an 11-point Game 3 debacle by picking up four first-half fouls, Irving put on a breathtaking one-man show.

Manchester bombing suspect Salman Abedi's father, 2nd brother arrested in Libya

Grande's tour had been slated to continue through Europe and onto Latin America and Asia. Akhtar said he had not come across Salman Abedi , the 22-year-old attacker, whose family emigrated to Manchester from Libya. British and French officials said earlier Wednesday that Abedi probably had accomplices and had links to Islamic State. They are both suspected of having links to the Islamic State group.

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte just declared martial law

Duterte, while in the middle of his trip in Moscow, Russia , had declared martial law in Mindanao following the clash of government troops and ISIS-inspired Maute Group in Marawi City. It's the first imposition of martial law in the restive Muslim region since 2009 and will be in place for 60 days. The group has declared loyalty to the Islamic State (IS), an worldwide jihadist group.

Donald Trump asked intelligence chiefs to sink FBI investigation

The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee says the panel will be issuing subpoenas to get former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 election. "The Democratic base is not taking allegations against President Trump lightly", said Chief Research Officer Kyle Dropp of Morning Consult. For example, two Trump cabinet members who were inside the closed-door meeting with the Russians challenged the ...

Michael Flynn Refuses to Comply With Subpoena

That's according to the panel's chairman, Republican Sen. President Donald Trump , followed by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos arrives for their joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May, 18, 2017 .

Pablo Zabaleta deserved special send-off, says Pep Guardiola

City had gone 35 years without playing in Europe [Champions League]. "I think we knew the problem during the season but I could not solve it", he said. "What we've got to do now is try to get something from these two away games". Pablo has always been one of the most popular lads around. Zabaleta, who has spent nine years at the club since moving from Espanyol in 2008, was applauded onto the field after 60 minutes of play.

Cops: 4 teens stabbed on NYC street in fight among students

They say he and the 15-year-old were at their first day back from school after being suspended last week for another fight. The attack grew out of a verbal dispute among the four youths that turned violent when the 16-year-old brandished a knife and began stabbing and slashing his classmates, police detective Ahmed Nasser said.

Egypt denies Sudan claims of providing vehicles to rebels

In February, Al-Bashir made his first accusations that Egypt is harbouring and backing Sudanese opposition figures fighting his troops in Darfur, the Blue Nile and the South Kordofan regions. Media outlets in both countries exchanged attacks in recent month after Sudan's media minister said in public statements that his country's civilisation is older than that of Egypt.

Report says bill would cut deficit by $119b

Also many insurers have chose to opt out of participating in state Affordable Care Act exchanges due to cost concerns. According to the Kaiser Foundation, one in four Virginians has a pre-existing condition; this bill does not serve Virginia.

Soldiers deployed at key United Kingdom sites as police probe bombing 'network'

The Special Deterrent anti-terror force said in a statement on its Facebook page that the arrest took place in Tripoli as Hashim Abedi was receiving cash transferred from his brother, Salman. An initial deployment of 984 had been ordered, first in London and then elsewhere. "Making a bomb of this sort requires a certain level of expertise and competence", the source said.

Philippine church says priest, churchgoers taken hostage

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said his martial law declaration for the country's restive south was necessary in order to fight militants there. "I might declare martial law throughout the country to protect the people". "If it would take a year to do it then we'll do it". "I am sad but what makes me happy is that I was able to have a last-minute meeting with President Vladimir Putin and I was able to communicate all the things that I wanted to tell him", he said.

British Officials Angered by US Leaks of Manchester Intelligence to Media

He said: 'We were having to pull nails and bits of glass out of their arms and faces. Mr Hopkins confirmed that one of the victims of the attack was a serving police officer but provided no further details. Neighbors recalled him as a tall, thin young man who often wore traditional Islamic dress and did not talk much.Ramadan Abedi, father of the alleged attacker, denied his son was linked to militants or the suicide bombing .

Pope, President Trump discuss peace in private meeting

There were smiles all around. The Pope also gifted him an olive tree medal that he said symbolizes peace. President Donald Trump met with Pope Francis and Sergio Mattarella, the President of Italy, during a stop in Rome. Accompanied by the archbishop up an elevator and down a frescoed hallway, the president passed more Swiss Guards in the Clementine Hall. The two exchanged gifts after the meeting.

Day after Manchester attack: Soldiers on United Kingdom streets

Rudd said up to 3,800 soldiers would be deployed on Britain's streets, freeing up police officers to carry out patrols and investigations. However, some media outlets have reported that the shows have been canceled , and the singer herself apparently returned to Florida on Tuesday, the day after a suicide bomber detonated himself at her concert at the Manchester Arena , killing 22 people .

Trump SoHo hotel plans layoffs

Rooms go for less than $400 a night - much cheaper than other five-star hotels - and Koi restaurant has bolted a month earlier than planned. The 46-story hotel booked 29 large corporate events from January to mid-May of a year ago for such major firms as Citibank, GE and Amazon.

Justice watchdog says agency botched deadly Honduras mission

The offensive, known as Operation Anvil, involved U.S. State Department helicopters and a special team of DEA agents working with Honduran security forces to stop drug smuggling planes carrying cocaine into the country. Among some of the information DEA told Congress was that the May 11 operation was Honduran led and DEA was only in a support role. In the June 23 shooting, a DEA officer killed a man lying face down as he reached toward a handgun in his hip holster at Brus Laguna, Honduras.

Erdogan Bodyguards Accused of Attacking DC Protesters Released

Last April, the Brookings Institution, one of the world's most renowned think tanks, threatened to cancel a speech by Erdogan after his security personnel tried to forcibly boot Turkish and Western journalists from the premises. "The Turkish-Americans responded in self-defense", the statement read. Earlier in the day, McCain was slightly less diplomatic in an appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe , saying, "We should throw their ambassador the hell out of the United States of America ".

Trump assures Britain of 'unbreakable commitment' after bombing

Smith II. He said targeting concertgoers brought to mind the November 2015 attack on the Bataclan music hall in Paris that killed 90 people "and in that sense it represents a generic attack on a soft target of the type we have seen again and again in Europe in recent years".

Concert bomber's brother arrested for suspected ties to ISIS

Armed police also patrolled outside St. Paul's Cathedral in London , another popular tourist spot. The government said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed Wednesday instead of police in high-profile sites in London and other locations. Countries across the world will tighten security ahead of major cultural and sports events after a suicide bombing in Britain that killed at least 22 people, but experts say reinforced measures will do little to prevent determined individuals.

3 more arrests in Manchester

Reports have now gathered pace online that the 23-year-old singer will pay for the funerals of all the fans who were slaughtered in the 20,000 capacity venue, in what was the worst terrorist attack the United Kingdom has seen since the 7/7 London bombings .

GOP leaders praise Trump's balanced budget plan

Mulvaney is the driving force behind the Trump budget plan, winning the president's approval for big cuts to benefit programs whose budgets are essentially on autopilot. But the budget does feature a major domestic initiative - a six-week paid parental leave program headed by Ivanka Trump that would be designed and financed by the states through cuts to unemployment insurance, at a projected cost of $25 billion over the next 10 years.

Oil producers seen likely to extend output cuts

Futures closed 0.2 per cent lower in NY even after the US Energy Information Administration said inventories shrank for a seventh straight week, by more than twice the amount analysts had forecast. Only with an extension for the whole of 2018 and 100 percent compliance with cuts "can we envisage a market which is more or less balanced", the JBC analysts wrote.

Manchester terrorist's brother 'aware of attacker's plans' - bomber's father also arrested

The Special Deterrent anti-terror force said in a statement on its Facebook page that the arrest took place in Tripoli as Hashim Abedi was receiving cash transferred from his brother, Salman. Mrs May raised the security threat level to the highest possible rating of critical , meaning another atrocity is expected imminently, saying a "wider group of individuals" could have been involved in the blast.

Pope Francis jokes with Trump family. Presses the environment

If anything, the differences sharpened in the days leading up to Trump's visit to the Vatican on Wednesday, with Trump still dithering on whether to keep the US within the Paris Climate Agreement, which Francis supports. Trump sparked fears of an end to the transatlantic alliance when he dismissed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as "obsolete" while on the campaign trail and mortified the European Union by backing Brexit.

New WHO chief: Planned US funding cuts not a 'closed issue'

Namibia Wednesday joined the rest of Africa and the wider worldwide community to congratulate and welcome Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebrysus as the new Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO).The Ethiopian national is the first African to lead the United Nations global health agency in its nearly 70-year history.

Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace

Pope Francis meets with President Donald Trump and First lady Melania Trump , at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 . Trump has been a sharp critic of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries that don't spend the agreed-upon 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the president indeed planned to push allies hard on that issue.

Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight

Mr Duterte on Wednesday placed Mindanao, a group of islands in the Philippines , under martial law - suspending the writ of habeas corpus and ordering the military to embargo the islands. Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. He has said he would kill his own children if they ever took drugs.

UN rejects Pakistan's claim that Indian troops targeted UN vehicle near LoC

Pakistan attempting terror attacks on Indian Army at Uri headquarters resulted in big controversy between the two countries recently. Attacking India , the Pakistani major posted: "On 13 May 2017, India targeted innocent civilians". They also released the video of the shooting which included loud explosions thick smoke due to the fire. Meanwhile, India on Wednesday denied claims of Pakistan that its aircraft flew over or near the Siachen glacier as Air Force sources said there was no ...

Justice ethics experts clear Mueller to head Russian Federation probe

The special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller , is overseeing an investigation into Russia's meddling in the election and whether there was any collusion with Trump associates. "Are you able to assist in this matter?" one official reportedly asked . Rogers is also scheduled to testify later Tuesday. Both Coats and Rogers are set to testify before Congress on Tuesday in previously scheduled hearings - Coats, a former Indiana GOP senator, before the Senate Armed Services ...

Sixth arrest as Grande suspends world tour

Ariana Grande suspended her Dangerous Woman world tour and canceled several European shows Wednesday due to the deadly bombing at her concert in Manchester , England. Abedi's 23-year-old brother Ismail was arrested in Manchester on Tuesday. Neighbor Adam Prince said the raided flat had been used as an Airbnb. "I heard the news that they are suspecting he was the bomber", the elder Abedi said.

How Ariana Grande's loved ones reacted to the Manchester Arena tragedy

At least 22 people, including children, were killed and dozens more were hurt in the attack, which left concertgoers screaming and prompted a massive police response. A Grande concert is scheduled for Aug 17 at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, with tickets priced at up to 12,000 baht selling briskly. "I'm just hearing nothing - her phone's dead", Charlotte Campbell, whose 15-year-old daughter Olivia was at the concert, told BBC radio.

Army officers free to take decisions in war-like zone: Arun Jaitley

He has been given a clean chit from the Army's Court of Inquiry and will continue to serve in Kashmir. Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi has been equated to a medieval war hero who beat the Mughal army which tried to conquer Assam in 1671. He reminded Indian media of its praises on and often for Jammu Kashmir Police for its anti-militancy and anti-people policies and added that the radical national media would always defend even the indefensible acts of police.

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