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Author: 0 Palestinian Prisoner Hunger Strike Ends; Ramadan Begins

Administrative detainees are arrested on "secret evidence", unaware of the accusations against them, and are not allowed to defend themselves in court. Qaraqe had urged Palestinians to support the strike and called on human rights organizations to press Israel about conditions in prisons. Activists in Palestine and around the world organised solidarity actions with the hunger strikers.

World Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dies At 77
Author: 0 Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dies At 77

Ailes was suffering from numerous and serious health problems, which we're told contributed to his death . Sherman also reports that he died in Palm Beach, Florida. The caller said Ailes was not responding appropriately to questions and was still on the ground. No other details were announced. Right-wing radio host Alex Jones publicly credited Ailes for pioneering the ultra-conservative media space that allows people like him to thrive.

World UK Police stop sharing intelligence about Manchester attack with US
Author: 0 UK Police stop sharing intelligence about Manchester attack with US

Officers also raided a property in the city's Moss Side neighborhood early on Thursday and carried out a controlled explosion. Eight people are being held in the United Kingdom in connection with the attack. Leaks from an investigation into the Manchester terror attack are undermining the investigation, British police said on Thursday as the BBC reported that police had stopped sharing information with the United States.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police arrest another man in concert bombing probe

British police lifted the ban in less than 24 hours, but only after Prime Minister Theresa May personally confronted President Trump in Brussels, where both leaders are attending the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. The images appeared to be taken as part of the forensic investigation of the scene of the bombing. Sky News, citing German intelligence, reported this morning that Salman Abedi was in Dusseldorf, Germany four days before the attack.

Author: 0 Russians discussed 'derogatory' info about Trump, aides

An anonymous White House spokesperson released a statement blasting the report, asserting that Trump had no financial ties to Russian Federation to begin with. "All this does is play into the hands of our adversaries and put our country at risk". It does not mean Trump is a planted agent; it means Russian Federation has been so successful in getting the results it wants without accomplishing any cinematic-worthy spy escapade as to mark this as among the most successful intelligence schemes in ...

World Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Of Julian Assange
Author: 0 Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Of Julian Assange

Ny and Chief Prosecutor Ingrid Isgren are set to hold a press conference on the issue at 1000 GMT on Friday. Assange , 45, has lived in the embassy since 2012 when he took refuge to avoid extradition to Sweden over rape allegations. "That is not something I can forgive, or forget", he said, maintaining that he had been the victim of a "terrible injustice". Appearing on the balcony of the Ecuador Embassy in central London , where he has spent the last five years, Assange said "today is ...

Author: 0 Trump says he favors more money for health care

Citing the intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by USA officials, the newspaper said that Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump's transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities "in an apparent move to shield their pre-inauguration discussions from monitoring".

World Official says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal
Author: 0 Official says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump , said his city won't "back down" if the White House walks away from the Paris climate accord . US carbon emissions have declined to near 30-year lows, a trend driven by increased natural gas use replacing coal. A formal withdrawal would take three years, but that could be expedited if the US pulls out of an underlying United Nations treaty.

Author: 0 President Trump poised to pull out of Paris climate deal

Rajoy and Modi agreed to boost bilateral cooperation in the field of combatting climate change . On Wednesday, as reports of a potential US exit from the agreement emerged, Trump took to Twitter to assure the public that a decision on whether to leave the deal, struck by President Barack Obama in 2015, was forthcoming.

Author: 0 Trump must make clear U.S. role on world stage

And this despite a Tweet from Trump on Tuesday morning, in which he called out Germany for having a large trade deficit with the US and not paying their fair share on defense spending. "We Europeans truly have to take our fate into our own hands", she said. On May 30, Trump took to Twitter to double down on his criticisms of Germany that he had vocalized during his foreign trip.

World Vietnam online gaming firm VNG says eyeing US IPO
Author: 0 Vietnam online gaming firm VNG says eyeing US IPO

In 2015, Jabil once again announced to expand investment in Vietnam , focusing on the field of high technology. Hanoi's leaders want to reduce Vietnam's economic dependence on China while further integrating with global markets, including the US.

World Young drivers finish strong in star-studded Indy 500 field
Author: 0 Young drivers finish strong in star-studded Indy 500 field

Heck, they even expected Fernando Alonso , an F1 world champion performing a rookie run, to win the IN race. Well, more or less. Fernando Alonso left the Brickyard on Sunday without a fairytale victory to cap his Indy 500 adventure but had no regrets as he prepared to return to his Formula One day job with McLaren .

World Man with fake gun in custody at Orlando airport
Author: 0 Man with fake gun in custody at Orlando airport

Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Chairman Frank Kruppenbacher praised the response of law enforcement and airport employees. Police later confronted the man and ended the standoff after almost two hours. Pettigrew faces one count of aggravated assault for pointing the fake gun at officers. Turner waited for an opportunity to run to safety, and when she did, she said she saw the suspect point what appeared to be a gun at his own head.

Author: 0 Does Trump's Budget Cut Medicaid Funding? No One Seems To Know

Add the AHCA's $ 880 billion cut to the budget's $ 610 billion in savings, and you've got the $1.4 trillion number that's being thrown around. SEE MORE: Another Government Shutdown? Trump's budget assumes the Republican health care bill becomes law.

Author: 0 U.S. military tests ballistic missile interceptor in California amid North Korea threat

A long-range view of the USA military's Ground-Based Interceptor launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California during a successful live-fire missile defense test on May 30, 2017. The deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system was approved by the previous conservative government in Seoul , which fell after then-President Park Geun-hye of the Saenuri Party was impeached under the corruption charges.

World Brazil Finance Minister Meirelles says he is no presidential contender
Author: 0 Brazil Finance Minister Meirelles says he is no presidential contender

Representatives from more than 40 countries and 22 economic sectors confirmed their participation in the Brazil Investment Forum 2017 (FIB), which opens its doors today in the populous city of Sao Paulo . "It tends to create instability". The hope is that the judiciary and police officials who have taken on the onerous task of prosecuting cases against powerful ruling officials will not give up.

World Can 'Wonder Woman' save the world with its hopeful message?
Author: 0 Can 'Wonder Woman' save the world with its hopeful message?

We have babies. We have careers. "Not only do I believe in her , she blows me away". The film is set to be released in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Kuwait on Thursday, Oman on June 22 and Bahrain on June 29. "I actually had that conversation several times, and Patty was adamant", Nielsen said. Performing in this very physical film required months of training.

World President Zuma survives 'no confidence vote' in ruling ANC
Author: 0 President Zuma survives 'no confidence vote' in ruling ANC

The ANC is expected to hold a media briefing on Monday, on the outcome of the NEC meeting. It also wanted an urgent review of former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report into state capture, which called for a judicial commission of inquiry into the interference of business in government.

Author: 0 Trump calls on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to tackle terror, immigration

The President said others needed to comply with their financial obligations toward the Alliance in order to guarantee their common defence and accused 23 of NATO's 28 members of not paying their dues. Mr Trump's comments may disappoint some officials in Europe who had hoped that the United States president would offer a public endorsement of Nato's mutual-defense doctrine at the ceremony that honored Article 5, as the provision is known.

Author: 0 Dozens killed, more than 300 injured by auto bomb in Kabul

Casualty numbers are expected to rise . Damaged cars are seen after a blast at the site of the incident in Kabul , Afghanistan May 31, 2017 . The nearby German Embassy was heavily damaged. Today's contemptible act is a grim indication that Afghan civilians will continue to bear the brunt of Afghanistan's war. German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel said the "despicable" attack killed an Afghan guard from the German embassy, and added that some employees had been injured, though he ...

Author: 0 Tories' lead over Labour cut to single figures for second successive poll

The Conservatives are facing claims of a U-turn over their plan to reform the way social care is funded after Theresa May said the government would consult on the maximum amount anyone should have to pay. "This is a government in chaos and confusion". She is unable to stick to her own manifesto for more than four days. Over the weekend, it appeared as though the Tories were attempting to limit fallout from the "dementia tax" by preventing people from reading about it.

World Russia fires cruise missiles, targets IS positions in Syria
Author: 0 Russia fires cruise missiles, targets IS positions in Syria

Long-range cruise missiles strike Syria in his image from the Russian Navy. "According to the MoD, "[the ships] targeted an area east of Palmyra, where the militants' heavy weaponry and manpower were located. "All targets have been hit", the Defense Ministry said . Russian military intervention in the war in September 2015 turned the tide against a range of opposition groups backed by the U.S.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton says false stories on Facebook added to Trump win

HRC was speaking at the Code Conference in Southern California Wednesday - primarily about technology and policy - but couldn't resist weighing in on Trump's Twitter snafu. Meanwhile, she said Trump was basically "handed this tried-and-true effective foundation" from the RNC. I believe that what was happening to me was unprecedented.

Author: 0 White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

Axios reported that Trump has told many individuals in his administration, including EPA chief Scott Pruitt , that he plans to withdraw from the Paris climate change deal. "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable", according to The Associated Press . Mr. Trump has already told close friends and confidants of his plans, and he has also discussed with senior White House staff attempting to renegotiate the Paris climate protocols on reducing greenhouse gas ...