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Author: 0 Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents

Brennan's testimony came the day after Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination in response to a subpoena from the Senate intelligence committee, which, like the House committee, is investigating the Russian interference and possible coordination with the Trump campaign.

World Queen Elizabeth visits victims of 'very wicked' Manchester attack
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth visits victims of 'very wicked' Manchester attack

She also met 14-year-old Evie Mills from Harrogate, and her parents, Karen and Craig. Michael Healey, the grandfather of Sorrell Leczkowski, has said he is "absolutely heartbroken" to confirm she was killed in the Manchester attack. "[Grande] sounds very, very good, a very good singer", the Queen responded in footage on Sky News . "The very bad thing was that everyone was so young".

World Ariana Grande suspends tour following Manchester attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande suspends tour following Manchester attack

The US is one of Britain's key intelligence partners. "That is what the investigation is focusing on", the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told Reuters. The UK terror threat level has been raised to critical for the first time in over a decade in the wake of the bombing - meaning more attacks could be imminent - as investigators seek to track down any associates of the suspect, named as 22-year-old Salman Abedi.

World Obama Gets Warm Welcome in Berlin, Praises Merkel
Author: 0 Obama Gets Warm Welcome in Berlin, Praises Merkel

The President declined Merkel's invitation for a handshake during an Oval Office photo-op, keeping his hands clasped, with a grim expression on his face. A group of German politicians - including Roth - have been trying for months to gain access the German military staff based at the Turkish airbase at Incirlik in southern Turkey in response to a German parliamentary resolution declaring the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces "genocide", which Turkey denies.

World 'Significant' fall in net long-term migration to UK
Author: 0 'Significant' fall in net long-term migration to UK

The difference between inflows and outflows to the United Kingdom in 2016 was down from 273,000 in the 12 months to September. The last time overall net migration, which covers the European Union and the rest of the world, was below 250,000 was in the year to March 2014.

Author: 0 Manchester Bomber Known to US Authorities Before Attack

As soldiers replaced armed police at Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and Parliament, London Police Commander Jane Connors said the goal is to "make our city as hostile an environment as possible for terrorists to plan and operate". The official threat level was raised late on Tuesday to its highest level, " critical ", meaning an attack is expected imminently. Abedi was born in Manchester in 1994 to parents of Libyan origin, according to USA sources citing British contacts.

World Trump promotes his goal of Middle East peace, offers no details
Author: 0 Trump promotes his goal of Middle East peace, offers no details

The US package reportedly includes the renewed sale of precision-guided munitions that had been blocked under president Barack Obama's administration, for fear the Saudis would use them on civilian targets in Yemen, where Riyadh is fighting a war against Iranian-backed Huthi rebels.

World NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending
Author: 0 NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending

In a statement issued amid meetings with foreign leaders, Trump responded to British outrage over the leaks by calling them "deeply troubling" and vowing to "get to the bottom of this". "All people who cherish life must unite in finding, exposing and removing these killers and extremists and yes, losers, they are losers". "Some issues remain open, like climate and trade".

Author: 0 S. Korea fires shots at N. Korea after object crosses border

North Korea has significantly speeded up its missile tests over the past year or so and appears to be making tangible progress toward developing an arsenal that poses a threat to South Korea and Japan - which together host about 80,000 US troops - and developing an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the mainland United States.

Author: 0 Hostages taken at church in southern Philippines

Duterte threatened on May 24 to impose martial law in Mindanao to combat the rising threat of terrorism, after Islamist militants beheaded a policeman and took Catholic hostages while rampaging through a southern city. Philippine soldiers are pictured after engaging members of the IS-affiliated Maute group outside their military camp in Marawi, on the southern island of Mindanao on May 25, 2017.

World Appeals court upholds injunction against Trump's travel ban
Author: 0 Appeals court upholds injunction against Trump's travel ban

However, the revised order still did not pass muster with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. In Thursday's decision, the appellate court explicitly referred to Trump's advocacy of a Muslim ban during the 2016 presidential campaign. "Surely the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment yet stands as an untiring sentinel for the protection of one of our most cherished founding principles - that government shall not establish any religious orthodoxy, or favor or disfavor one religion ...

Author: 0 OPEC likely to extend output cuts into next year

The problem for OPEC is that while crude sits substantially below the highs around $100 a barrel reached in 2014, it is high enough to bring back into the market USA producers who eased back as prices tumbled past year. Past forward curves show that US oil production rose at its fastest pace during times when prices were in backwardation (2011 to 2014). More than 400 oil rigs are now working USA shale fields - an increase of more than 120 per cent compared with a year ago.

Author: 0 OPEC and non-OPEC nations poised to extend output cuts

With crude prices above $50 a barrel from lows of previous year, they are increasingly moving back into the market. Oil prices dipped sharply on the comments with a brief spike lower to the $50.20 p/b area in very choppy trading conditions.

World Palestinian President Reiterates Commitment to Peace Process
Author: 0 Palestinian President Reiterates Commitment to Peace Process

Netanyahu also linked Jerusalem Day with this week's terror attack in the British city of Manchester , in which 22 people were killed and dozens of others were wounded. 'I hope that President Abbas heeds the principles, the clear, strong, moral and practical principles that you enunciated today, President Trump: Stop rewarding terrorists.

World Philippine church says priest, churchgoers taken hostage
Author: 0 Philippine church says priest, churchgoers taken hostage

Aside from the church, the terror group reportedly burned the city jail and two schools. Duterte met late Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and said he is counting on Russia to supply weapons for the Philippines to fight terrorism.

Author: 0 Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

The fact that Israel's annexation of Jerusalem is not recognised by the global community means that nearly all embassies are located in Tel Aviv. Several dozen young Israeli men, some holding Israeli flags, were marching through the Old City's Damascus Gate on their way to the Western Wall on Wednesday when they encountered a group of Palestinian protesters.

Author: 0 There is 'rare opportunity' for peace, Trump tells Israeli leaders

In April, Trump said he was convinced that an end to the violence was within reach . Trump also expressed an even loftier hope than an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement: "I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East, and that would be an unbelievable accomplishment".

Author: 0 Korea fires shots at N. Korea after object crosses border

North Korea , through Chinese diplomats, has repeatedly floated the idea of curbing its nuclear and missile-testing programs if the USA stopped the frightening exercises. strike on a Syrian airfield, North Korean missiles would likely return fire thick and fast. "The military baptised innocent birds flying peacefully on their course with 135 rounds of formidable cannon fire", Yonhap said.

Author: 0 Senate panel says to subpoena Michael Flynn businesses

Brennan's comments on what evidence existed to begin an investigation were nearly pried out of him during questioning by Republican committee members who to this point have appeared dubious of the notion that Trump's campaign team had colluded with Russian Federation.

World Man Utd beat Ajax to win Europa League
Author: 0 Man Utd beat Ajax to win Europa League

Paul Pogba scored off a deflected shot in the 18th minute - the France midfielder pointed to the sky during his celebrations - and Henrikh Mkhitaryan added a second goal in the 48th by deftly hooking home a close-range effort from a corner.

World Pressure Cooker Bomb Used In Kampung Melayu Attack
Author: 0 Pressure Cooker Bomb Used In Kampung Melayu Attack

Speaking on national television from his hometown of Solo in Central Java province, he also urged his countrymen to "keep calm and cool. because. we Muslims are preparing to enter the month of Ramadan for fasting". Twenty-two people, including children, were killed when a suicide bomber attacked a pop concert in Manchester on Monday. In the southern Philippines, thousands of civilians in Marawi city fled their homes this week after Islamist militants took over large parts of the city, ...

World 3 police officers killed, 2 injured by bomb blast in Kenya
Author: 0 3 police officers killed, 2 injured by bomb blast in Kenya

Somalia's government recently declared a new offensive against al-Shabab, which has targeted military facilities, hotels and the presidential palace in recent months in Mogadishu. In Mandera, in the extreme northeast of Kenya, a governor's convoy was blown up by what the Kenyan Red Cross said appeared to have been a landmine.