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

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus (L) walks to Marine One with Director of Oval Office Operations Keith Schiller (R) in Washington , U.S., to embark on a trip with U.S. After posing for a picture - "protocol", the pope murmured - Trump took a seat across a wooden desk from Francis . Small problem: When a person is as photographed as Pope Francis is, they're bound to make a whole variety of facial expressions. Read More »

Death Toll from Ariana Grande Concert Bombing Could Rise

The singer has since flown back to the USA and officials have said there remains uncertainty over whether two of her other planned concerts at London s O2 Arena on Thursday and Friday would go ahead. The suspect, Manchester-born Abedi, went to school locally and then studied business management at Salford University, before dropping out from the course. Read More »

Mishra Begins Hunger Strike, Demands Details of Travel Funding

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Now, it's the high time. In the wake of corruption charges against Arvind Kejriwal , the party may have to look beyond its anti-corruption agenda to woo voters. Though Kejriwal has stayed silent, Jain has categorically denied the allegations. The sacked Delhi water minister who is on " satyagraha " fast to demand details of foreign tours of AAP leaders, was on Wednesday allegedly attacked. Read More »

Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

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The biggest cuts in Trump's budget proposal remove $5 billion in education spending, $4.8 billion in health, $4.2 billion from the State Department and USAID, $4.1 billion in housing and $1.6 billion in federal efforts to fight climate change. Read More »

Here's what Trump and Netanyahu talked about in their private moments together

Trump said he wouldn't use the term "monsters" since the suspects would like it. Taken against the backdrop of a roiling investigation back home into possible collusion between Mr. "I intend to do everything I can" to help Israelis and Palestinians sign a peace agreement, he said. He pointedly sidestepped any mention of the thorny issues that have stymied all previous attempts at a peace deal, including the status of Jerusalem , Israeli settlement construction and the Palestinians' ... Read More »

NATO chief welcomes increased US defense spending in Europe

His NATO counterparts will no doubt expect him to repeat his insistence that they spend more on defense - and they likely will reassure him of their commitment to do so. The researchers noted: "Public support for living up to the Article 5 [collective defence] commitment is generally much stronger among those who believe Russian Federation is a major threat to their country, compared to those who say Russian Federation poses no threat". Read More »

UK Raises Threat Level To 'Critical'; Attack 'May Be Imminent'

U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd criticized USA officials for leaking details about Monday's terrorist attack in Manchester , warning Britain's ally that it should not happen again. The first victim has been named as college student Georgina Callander . They tweeted on Tuesday (23.05.17) night: "News on Ariana: Ariana has reached out to the families who's loves ones died last night.she is gonna pay for the funerals!" Officials said all the dead and wounded had been identified but their ... Read More »

Became known, the wife trump spoke with the Pope

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Trump said that the most important issue during his time in Belgium was terrorism after the "horrible situation" in Manchester, England, where a suicide bomber killed 22 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group. During his election campaign, Trump said scientific findings that human economic activity contributed to global warming were a hoax. As Trump continues his trip overseas to meet with foreign leaders at the G7 conference of rich nations , the Paris Agreement ... Read More »

Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs

The most organized and competent Presidents? "Shining city on a hill", of course, is a reference to Ronald Reagan. No, you can't. Not as long as Donald Trump's in the White House . Twenty-one percent of voters disagreed. Justice Department officials began interviewing candidates on Saturday to replace fired FBI Director James Comey . Read More »

Defiant Iran to continue with missile programme

He said the only sensible move by Washington was the nuclear deal it signed with Iran in 2015, when the USA "talked with respect" and reached a "win-win result". "We expect Iran to behave responsibly. not to support terror", said his German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel. Among its youth, who account for half of the country's population of about 80 million, it is said that the unemployment rate has gone as high as 26 percent. Read More »

Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal

Diana Buttu, a Palestinian lawyer and former adviser to the Palestine Liberation Organisation, said Trump's vapid rhetoric about "peace" in the region is futile. Images from the event show masses of thousands of Gazan Arabs burning the president in effigy, trampling on American flags, and displaying posters of Trump that implied that an assassination attempt against him was possible. Read More »

How Would Trump Budget Proposal Affect Idaho Children?

Mr Mulvaney told the House Budget Committee that he went "line by line" through the federal budget and asked "Can we justify this to the folks who are actually paying for it?" Trump's promise to balance the federal budget within a decade and spur investments and create jobs, rests on his just-released budget proposal, which - whether or not it passes the Senate - provides a clear blueprint of where his priorities are. Read More »

Texas House passes 'bathroom bill' targeting public schools

Marty Rouse, national field director for the Human Rights Campaign, said in a statement the measure "is a unsafe, discriminatory bill" that represents anti-LGBT animus "coloring so much of the Texas Legislature this session". The measure now heads to the Senate , which will have to concur with the House's added amendment, but when that chamber will vote on the bill is uncertain. Read More »

Read the full text of Trump's budget proposal to Congress

Most economists and budget experts dismiss that promise as fancifully unrealistic. Republicans recognize it as a presidential wish list, and few embraced it with open arms. "Every president sends up a budget, and with all due respect to the current president, I can't recall any time in which we have been sort of dictated to by either a Republican or a Democratic president", McConnell said in an interview with The Associated Press. Read More »

Melania Trump slaps the president's hand away again - this time in Rome

Trump arrived in Bethlehem by motorcade, crossing a checkpoint at Israel's controversial separation wall, and was greeted by Abbas and other dignitaries outside the city's presidential palace. The Palestinian president raised the issue of Palestinian detainees, who have been holding a hunger strike for more than a month. They were particularly pleased with Trump's visit to the Western Wall, one of the holiest sites in Judaism. Read More »

Pope Francis welcomes Trump despite their differences

It offers the press a chance to witness the body language of the two leaders and listen in as they explain their gifts. Trump's motorcade rolled into the Apostolic palace at 8:20 am. The president gave the pope a case of books by Martin Luther King Jr., and the pope gave Donald Trump a medal by a Roman artist, inscribed with an olive branch. Read More »

WanaWiki is a tool to decrypt your PC infected by WannaCry

Let's look at how this will impact the movement of users from Windows 7 to Windows 10 - the biggest challenge that Microsoft has been facing with their latest desktop OS version . The sad thing is, more hackers are taking advantage of this malicious software and creating their owns out of it. Hutchins has taken precautions to protect the domain from the DDoS attacks, which are using the Mirai botnet, switching to a cached version of the site that is capable of dealing with much ... Read More »

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

The UK government has expressed its anger after a USA newspaper published photos apparently showing the scene of the Manchester Arena attack that left 22 dead and several others injured. The first arrest made in Britain on Tuesday was reported by British and U.S. media to be Abedi's older brother. It also emerged that Abedi had known links to Isis and had travelled to Syria before returning to the United Kingdom, according to France's interior minister. Read More »

Trump affirms peace is "possible" between Israel and Palestinians

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President Donald Trump is opening his first visit to Israel Monday, sayin. (Yuri Kochetkov/Pool photo via AP, File). Still, most Europeans surveyed appear confident that the US would honor its commitments under the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation charter, which states that an attack against one member should be viewed as an attack against all. Read More »

16 vs. 2016/17 - The numbers that show Liverpool's improvement under Jurgen Klopp

Wenger's contract expires this summer, with a decision set to be made after Arsenal's involvement in the FA Cup Final on 27 May, where they will take on Chelsea . Pep Guardiola's City knocked in five at Watford to give departing home manager Walter Mazzarri a miserable send-off. For me, it's the best competition and Liverpool needs to be there consistently, all the time, and I love the perspective. Read More »

South Korea has fired into North Korea

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An unidentified flying object was spotted crossing the military demarcation line on Tuesday. "The military is keeping tight surveillance over the North and maintaining high vigilance", the statement said. The United States has been trying to persuade China, North Korea's lone major ally, to do more to rein in Pyongyang, which has conducted dozens of missile launches and tested two nuclear bombs since the start of previous year, in defiance of U.N. Read More »

Iranian president calls United States relations 'a curvy road'

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Iranian president Hassan Rouhani attends a news conference in Tehran , Iran, May 22, 2017. Rouhani decisively won a presidential election on Friday , securing another four-year term. Rouhani won this week's Iranian presidential election with a resounding majority, a sign that most Iranians wish to keep on the president's course of reform and modernization. Read More »

Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

In a pointed departure from his predecessor, Trump all but promised he would not publicly admonish Mideast rulers for human rights violations and oppressive reigns. Trump made no mention of the disputed travel ban, signed days after he took office, that temporarily banned immigration to the US from seven majority Muslim countries: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen. Read More »

Hannity says liberal fascists after sponsors; 1 is leaving

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Kim Dotcom, the Megaupload founder now in New Zealand fighting extradition to the USA, had claimed in a vague statement on Tuesday that Rich was the person who leaked internal DNC documents to Wikileaks. "We don't comment on who our sources are", said Assange. Nobody is investigating that. That Dotcom would be willing to risk a trip stateside to give testimony and evidence into the murder of Rich certainly adds weight and credence to his claims. Read More »

CBO: GOP healthcare bill would leave 23 million people uninsured

The Congressional Budget Office numbers refer to the ACA repeal and replace bill passed by the House along party lines on May 4. That's according to a new estimate released Wednesday by the Congressional Budget Office. House Speaker Paul Ryan tried to claim victory on Twitter after the report's release. Democrats have criticized Republicans for pushing people off coverage. Read More »

Budget office set to release report on House GOP health bill

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The AHCA would alter key provisions of the ACA, including the elimination of the tax penalty on Americans who fail to maintain health insurance coverage, the addition of state-level waivers on coverage of " essential benefits", and cutting federal funds for Medicaid. Read More »

Reporter alleges Montana GOP House candidate 'body-slammed' him, broke his glasses

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Republicans have held Montana's statewide seat in the House since the 1996 election. Democratic operatives think they'll likely lose, but Republicans concede it will be a closer race than would normally be expected . GOP groups - including the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee, and the National Republican Senatorial Committee - outraised their Democratic counterparts in the year's first quarter . Read More »

UAE and Saudi Arabia to donate $100m to Ivanka Trump fund

Then: Trump had plenty of harsh words for Saudi Arabia before his election. At the Tehran press conference, Rouhani also defended Iran's ballistic missile program, something heavily criticized by Trump's new administration. "I think this trip was a big success because it was unexpected ..." Trump's caution showed. He did not weigh in on Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the US would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians ... Read More »

Salman Abedi father says he's innocent of Manchester bombing

Lapan said the Homeland Security Department has shared some information about Abedi's travel with the British government, but declined to offer specifics. Four men in total have been arrested in connection with the attack. This article was originally published at 2:40 a.m. He said the man, in his 40s, is named Adel and has a wife and several children. Read More »