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Author: 0 British Airways cancels flights amid global computer outage

It said it had found " no evidence that it's a cyberattack", with Britain still recovering from a ransomware attack that crippled key infrastructure earlier this month. "None were working, apart from one", said Terry Page, booked on a flight to Texas. Passenger Roshni Burt, who was flying from Heathrow Terminal Five to Bahrain with her young son, tweeted there was "chaos" and she was "shocked at the lack of security".

Author: 0 Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

Possible nationalities of the six slain terrorists are Malaysians and Indonesians. Volunteers repack rice for the Marawi evacuees at the DSWD Visayas Disaster Response Center in Barangay Casuntingan, Mandaue City. Much of Marawi was still a no-go zone Thursday. The military and government gave few details about the clashes nor did they say if any rebels had been killed.

World Macron, Merkel vow to give Europe a new impetus
Author: 0 Macron, Merkel vow to give Europe a new impetus

He has suggested Macron's plans to create a budget and finance minister for the euro zone are unrealistic. That gave the party, with which Mrs Merkel governed Germany from 2009 to 2013, a strong base for its drive to return to the national parliament in September after it was ejected four years ago.

World Was Trump the First U.S. President to Visit the Western Wall?
Author: 0 Was Trump the First U.S. President to Visit the Western Wall?

On "The Tonight Show ", Jimmy Fallon also took a turn at ribbing the president , who had said he had arrived in Israel from "the Middle East". "Fifty years after freeing the Temple Mount, Israel police act like a Jordanian regime and arrest Jews for daring to bow at the most sacred spot to the Jewish people", the group said on its Facebook page .

Author: 0 Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states

Speaking in Israel earlier this week, Trump claimed that the Obama administration's pact with Iran freezing the country's missile program in exchange for an easing of economic sanctions saved the country from financial destruction. "Our enemies, the United States, and the Zionist regime ( Israel ) are naturally upset and get angry at our missile production, tests and underground missile facilities because they want Iran to be in a weak position", Hajizadeh announced on Thursday.

World G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but U.S
Author: 0 G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but U.S

The US hasn't decided yet. "Trump is a pragmatic person, I hope he will confirm his commitments, perhaps at his own pace". Gentiloni said climate was "not a minor point" and that he hoped the United States would decide "soon and well" because the Paris accords "need the contribution of the United States".

World US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind
Author: 0 US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

The announcement is a sign that the liberal government led by new President Moon Jae-in is trying to restart stalled civilian aid and exchange programmes as a way to improve strained ties with rival North Korea . Two of them, detained in the past month, are affiliated with a private university in the North Korean capital. While the USA and North Korea differ on human rights and forms of government, the whole world can stand behind the issue of nuclear nonproliferation.

Author: 0 Trump pushes for Mideast peace

Trump Israel is a country with which he is proud to be associated with, and its recognition as a Jewish state is an incontrovertible basis for Arabic and Muslim participation in the goals of his administration and the contours of global reality.

Author: 0 Trump condemns attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

Egypt's Copts, the Middle East's largest Christian community, have repeatedly complained of suffering discrimination, as well as outright attacks, at hands of the country's majority Muslim population. Pope Francis, who visited Cairo a month ago, described the attack as a "senseless act of hatred". They say they have long suffered from persecution, but in recent months the frequency of deadly attacks against them has increased.

World Government will not go back on its promise on black money: Modi
Author: 0 Government will not go back on its promise on black money: Modi

Soon after his arrival, Modi left for Dhola to inaugurate the river bridge. Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal said the bridge would bring economic development to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. The Prime Minister said that Centre has been striving for long lasting development by creating permanent infrastructure for fulfilling the dreams of the nation.

Author: 0 'Houdini' of Alabama death row executed for murder-for-hire

Ivey's lawyer said jurors knew the hairs, due to their type, did not come from Arthur but convicted him anyway. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said he hoped Wicker's family can begin to recover. Before the Supreme Court decision, stay requests had been rejected by the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals, the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals and the governor.

World Researchers find links of cyberattack with North Korea
Author: 0 Researchers find links of cyberattack with North Korea

The identity of whoever deployed the attack has remained a mystery, but it's widely known that the WannaCry "exploit" used to take control of vulnerable Windows computers was stolen from the National Security Agency. The similarities between WannaCry and previous Lazarus Group attacks were first uncovered by Google security researcher Neel Mehta, according to NPR .

Author: 0 Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

Meanwhile, army has placed its forces in Bicol and Southern Tagalog regions on red alert, effective Wednesday. The city of Marawi has been wracked by violence since Tuesday night, when militants swept through the city. But the operation quickly went wrong. "We will make this their cemetery", he said. "We have to finish this". He said to the troops: "We will win, right?" Romeo Enriquez said he is fine, adding that there may have been confusion because a former Malabang police chief ...

Author: 0 Manchester bombing victim, 8, was "a beautiful little girl"

A United Kingdom ambulance official said 12 children under the age of 16 were among the 59 injured in the attack . I love you Martyn. The school said Olivia , reportedly 15, had been with a friend who has since undergone surgery to treat injuries sustained in the explosion.

World Rahul Gandhi leaves for violence-hit Saharanpur
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi leaves for violence-hit Saharanpur

The Vice President of the AICC visited Saharanpur on Saturday. 'Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur has become a sensitive area now and social harmony is being attacked. " Rahul Gandhi had gone there to meet the injured but he was not allowed which is unexpected". Rahul Gandhi had also planned to visit the injured in the hospital.

World Emmanuel Macron experiences the phenomenon of Donald Trump's handshake on two occasions
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron experiences the phenomenon of Donald Trump's handshake on two occasions

Trump, who had vowed during his 2016 presidential campaign that he would withdraw from the Paris climate deal, is in the process of deciding whether to stick to the climate accord or not, reported the Washington Post . "Each president gripped the other's hand with considerable intensity, their knuckles turning white and their jaws clenching and faces tightening", according to a report by the White House correspondents' pool.

Author: 0 Another probe joins the lengthening line to question ex-Trump adviser Flynn

On Tuesday, Brennan, the former CIA director, testified to the House intelligence panel that he had noticed enough contact between Trump associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 campaign to justify an investigation by the FBI. Separately, Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to Trump's presidential campaign, told Reuters via text message that he would testify before the House Intelligence Committee but was 'still working out details'.

World Mnuchin Says U.S. Reserves Right To Be Protectionist
Author: 0 Mnuchin Says U.S. Reserves Right To Be Protectionist

Trump will decide whether to quit the global Paris agreement on climate change - a campaign promise - after meeting leaders at a G7 summit on May 26-27, the White House has said. Group of Seven (G-7) economic leaders will use the same language on trade, currencies and monetary policy at the end of their meeting in Italy today as the larger Group of 20 (G-20) did in March at a meeting in Germany, an Italian G-7 official said.

Author: 0 Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators

Kislyak reportedly was taken aback by the suggestion of allowing an American to use Russian communications gear at its embassy or consulate - a proposal that would have carried security risks for Moscow as well as the Trump team. The interest in Kushner would move the wider investigation into the White House, although there is no indication that Kushner is accused of wrongdoing or that he is a target.

World Europeans making sales pitch to Trump on climate accord
Author: 0 Europeans making sales pitch to Trump on climate accord

German chancellor Angela Merkel took Mr Trump to task for reportedly calling Germany "bad, very bad " for flooding the U.S. market with cars during a meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, and Donald Tusk , president of the EU Council, in Brussels on Thursday.

World Vettel 'too greedy' on final Q3 lap
Author: 0 Vettel 'too greedy' on final Q3 lap

With him we are happy, with Lewis not at all. "But for us, obviously we don't understand it now, how one vehicle can have them working, and the other not". "But it's great to see Valtteri was able to extract the performance of the vehicle". If we hit the flawless lap, then I don't know, what's next beyond ideal? Sebastian Vettel appears to be the strong favorite for Formula 1 pole position for this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix after dominating final practice for Ferrari on Saturday ...

World Tusk: We must be 'tough, even brutal' on terror
Author: 0 Tusk: We must be 'tough, even brutal' on terror

Mr Trump has welcomed the UK's vote to leave the European Union (EU). "Three G7 countries-the UK, France, and Canada-announced a year ago dates to phase out coal, while Italy is considering a phase-out by 2025 or 2030". However, a source in the French delegation said Mr Macron had repeated the EU's position that the terms of the divorce must be agreed first. Mr Gentiloni said progress on trade had been made but the wording of the final communique still needed to be worked out.

World Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking
Author: 0 Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking

Based on a September 2016 agreement, the United States will be bankrolling Israel's military spending to the tune of around $38 billion dollars effective from 2019 for the next 10 years. Before leaving Italy, Trump will meet with the Italian president and prime minister prior to a Thursday flight to Brussels. Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, joined 40 other House members, including two from Arizona, on a letter urging Trump to make good on a campaign promise to move the American ...

World German defense minister sees Jordan potential to host troops
Author: 0 German defense minister sees Jordan potential to host troops

A similar move took place previous year, following the German parliament's decision to recognize the Ottoman Empire's massacre of Armenians in the early 20th century as genocide. German members of parliament (MPs) will meet with the Turkish parliamentary executive committee, the foreign ministry and several other key Turkish officials concerning the referendum.

World Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran
Author: 0 Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran

Mr Rouhani , a moderate cleric who signed a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, said the USA had "resorted to many methods against Iran but failed in all". While Rouhani will have to play off competing factions on Iran's domestic front to implement his agenda, he and the conservatives could join forces to apply leverage to restrain Trump and force him to come to terms with Tehran .