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Kelly says Kushner's Russian Federation back channel was 'acceptable'


The wider investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling is being led by Robert Mueller, a respected former FBI director who was given broad powers to pursue the case as a special counsel. The aides say Jared Kushner is going to remain, keep his head down, but this raises more questions about him". The couple spent the weekend at Trump's Bedminister Golf Club, where they married in 2009, for a planned trip with their three small children. Read More »

May's lead narrows after Manchester attack

The Labour deputy leader has hit out at the Conservative Party's attacks on Jeremy Corbyn , saying, they are "hell bent on viciously attacking" him because they don't have a more compelling campaign campaign message. Mrs May committed to a cap on costs in response to a backlash after unveiling her social care reforms, but the Tories say the limit on how much people will have to pay will not be decided until a consultation following the June 8 election. Read More »

UK PM Theresa May's Conservative Party see poll lead narrow again

But 51% said that May would make a better PM, compared with 30% for Corbyn. British Prime Minister Theresa May takes part in a general election broadcast. "I would have thought that under a managed migration system it certainly would not go up any more". After the publication of the Chilcot Report in 2016, David Davis, Conservative MP for Haltemprice and Howden , made no secret of his belief that the Iraq War had directly contributed to the increased risk of terrorism at home. Read More »

Penguins go for second Stanley Cup against Predators, tonight

Not one team has gone back-to-back in the salary cap era, with Sidney Crosby's Pittsburgh Penguins now looking to become the first. This subplots in this series are many... Either the Pittsburgh Penguins or Nashville Predators are poised to take home the hardware this year. "It was a different game", Rinne said. My prediction - Predators in six. Read More »

The real reason for Memorial Day

In a traditional observance of Memorial Day, the USA flag is raised briskly to the top of the staff and then solemnly lowered to the half-staff position, where it remains until noon. At least one account says freed slaves in Charleston, South Carolina were the first to mark the occasion, when they celebrated the end of the war in 1865. Read More »

Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Abbas

President Donald Trump visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem , becoming the first sitting US president to go to the holy site. Trump's speech came soon after he visited Yad Vashem. Trump knows this, and can use this political credit as a hard-line supporter of Israel to nudge things in a more favorable direction. At a May 22 press conference in Washington, Franks called on the Trump administration to move the US embassy to Jerusalem . Read More »

Philippines pounds militants as civilians found shot dead


Duterte said Saturday he was prepared to enforce martial law for as long as was necessary to end the terrorist threat. "It started flying the flag of the Islamic state of Iraq and Syria in several areas, thereby openly attempting to remove from the allegiance to the Philippine government this part of Mindanao", Abella told reporters. Read More »

Ariana Grande Posts Heartfelt Message in Response to Manchester Attack


Abedi's father reportedly protested his son's innocence in the hours before his arrest. He said his neighbours were a "nice quiet family". Grande said after the attack that she was heartbroken. Akram Ramadan , a member of the Libyan community in Manchester who attends the city's Didsbury Mosque, said Abedi was banned from the mosque after he allegedly interrupted an imam's anti-Islamic State sermon. Read More »

Ariana Grande To Play Benefit Concert In Manchester


She posted a letter on Twitter to express her remorse over terror attack at her concert earlier this week in Manchester, England, reports the CNN. His father Ramadan and younger brother Hashem were detained in Libya, authorities there said. "This is a very fast moving investigation involving our security services tracking down as rapidly as possible who the accomplices to this terrorist were, as it's unlikely he did this all on his own, and establishing very quickly whether he's part ... Read More »

North Korea fires unidentified projectile — S.Korea military

However, relations between the communist neighbours have deteriorated in recent months due to Pyongyang's continuing nuclear tests, which Beijing sees as a security threat. mainland. China is North Korea's biggest ally. It called the missile, capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there, an "answer" to U.S. Read More »

USA fresh produce firms call for "modernised" NAFTA

Lighthizer declined to say whether withdrawal from NAFTA is still on the table, but said he hopes withdrawal is not necessary. In particular, it proposed tougher "rules of origin" to require that imports from Canada and Mexico include more US -made content. Read More »

Ariana Grande announces she will return to Manchester for a benefit concert


Even the police said there were no explosives. British authorities were exploring whether the bomber, who grew up in Manchester, had links with other cells across Europe and North Africa, according to two officials familiar with the case who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak about the ongoing investigation. Read More »

'Of course' Trump supports NATO: McMaster

His worldwide tour had been capped off by the G7 summit in Brussels and Sicily, Italy. US First Lady Melania Trump steps out of a auto as she arrives at Chierici Palace on May 26. "The mood he conveyed is you guys are a bunch of freeloaders". Commentators obsessed over the looks on European leaders' faces as Trump lectured them for not contributing enough on defense. Read More »

Secret Republican Senate Talks Shaping Health Care Legislation

The Insurance Department is seeking bids from consultants to develop macroeconomic models on the probable impact of a number of possible changes in health care, the department said. Those who voted for this disastrous legislation ignore the needs of women in this state, but it actually makes health care for women objectively worse - especially for new mothers. Read More »

Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty


The Europeans had hoped Trump's visit might mark a reset in transatlantic relations roiled by his election - that the US president would be persuaded to see the world through their eyes more. With the departure of Britain from the European Union , the bloc lost one nuclear power and the second largest economy in the region. President Trump used his trip to promote "America First" policies, promoting $110 billion worth of arms sales to Saudi Arabia and telling G-7 allies that the ... Read More »

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte jokes about rape to troops


It is situated in the province of Lanao del Sur and has a population of more than 200,000 based on the 2015 census - a vast majority of them are Muslims. An AFP photographer saw eight bodies dumped off a bridge on the outskirts of Marawi today, with local residents identifying them as employees of a rice mill and a medical college. Read More »

World Health Assembly Elects Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as New WHO Director

The new elect swept 133 votes and two abstentions over his main rival Nabarro who only secured 50 votes in an election eligible 185 member States of the total 194 WHO's member States cast ballots. Tedros replaces Margaret Chan , who was criticized for the WHO's slow response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. He said only about half of the world's population has access to health care "without impoverishment". Read More »

China calls for new talks with North Korea on nukes


South Korea has repeatedly accused the North of flying suspected spy drones across the tense border. The official Korean Central News Agency said the objective of the test was to verify technical indexes of the weapon system and examine its adaptability under battle conditions. Read More »

ARM Plans 50x AI Performance Boost In 5 Years With DynamIQ Processors


Both the CPUs are built on the latest ARMv8.2-A architecture and are said to be created to handle artificial intelligence and machine learning , which are becoming popular among smartphones. The ARM Mali-72 graphics processor is based on the Bitfrost architecture, and it's designed for demand machine learning algorithms running directly on a device. Read More »

Palestinian stabs Israeli officer, is shot


Tom Sutton, a political science professor at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, said the tone of the trip affirmed two important allies the US has in Israel and Saudi Arabia, which Trump visited immediately prior to his trip to Israel. Read More »

Rivlin: East Jerusalem must be rehabilitated


Trump made headlines as the first sitting USA president to visit the famous Western Wall, part of the Temple Mount and one of Judaism's holiest sites . In the afternoon, the prime minister attended the dedication of the Six-Day War Museum at Jerusalem's Ammunition Hill . That would be consistent with Trump's final hours in Israel and the West Bank. Read More »

Donald Trump snubs G7 summit over climate change deal

A final communique released at the summit in Sicily said the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Canada and Japan had voiced a "strong commitment"; however, the United States was "not in a position to join the consensus on these topics". "This is not fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States", Mr. Trump said. We have noted that six out of seven countries have confirmed their commitment to the Paris agreement.... Read More »

Has Memorial Day lost its meaning?

Northern Vice Commander Peter Van Woerden of The American Legion, Department of IN, said volunteers spent several days decorating the site of the 40th annual memorial service, hosted by The American Legion First District. It's "the only major national memorial honoring all women who have defended America throughout history ". The building in use by the post was built in the early 1990s. Read More »

National Spelling Bee becoming easier to predict


Hannah secured a trip to Washington, D.C., by winning the Midwest Spelling Bee in March. That's unless youngest brother Justus, now a fifth grader, happens to enter the competition. "I just take like a deep breath and when they give me the word, I just like think it over in my head", he said, thinking back to how he won the county bee. Read More »

Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for attack benefit concert

In attacking the concert, the bomber targeted an audience full of teenagers and 'tweens - Grande fans who call themselves "Arianators". As the UK's terror alert remained at its maximum " critical " level, it was also revealed Thursday that British intelligence foiled five planned terror operations since an attack at Westminster on March 22. Read More »

Merkel says Europeans can't 'completely' rely on US


Berlin remains committed to strong trans-Atlantic relations, but Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion after meetings with President Donald Trump that Europe can no longer entirely rely on the U.S. The US said it will make a decision next week. On Thursday, more than 20 Republican senators, led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, sent a letter to Trump asking him to leave the Paris Climate Agreement. Read More »

Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US ties

President Trump . US President Donald Trump (L) and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud pose for a group photo during the Arabic Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. "That was a deeply staunch trans-Atlanticist speaking", he said. "This week will bring final guidance for the key European Central Bank meeting in June". Read More »

Penguins vs. Predators: Game 1 prediction

The 22-year-old Swede leads the team with eight postseason goals and has posted a NHL-best plus-17 rating in the playoffs. "We just beat a really good team that was a defense-first team, always had numbers back, tried to limit opportunities off the rush, and had more of a counterattack mindset". Read More »

Hornqvist set to return for Pens, Fisher for Preds in Game 1

This chance doesn't come around often. This is what will happen to the Penguins. A year after that trade, with Nashville missing the playoffs for a second straight season, Poile made a coaching change, targeting Laviolette because he had a Stanley Cup pedigree the rest of the organization did not. Read More »

Chilling photos show explosive used in Manchester bombing


The bombing came just over two weeks before a snap general election set for June 8. Trump , in Brussels, ignored two questions from journalists on whether Britain can trust the USA with sensitive information. The pictures appeared in the New York Times and followed an earlier leak to USA media of the attacker's name. GMP said eight men have been arrested in relation to the bombing. Read More »

Trump says Jared Kushner is 'doing a great job'

President Trump returned to form after his first trip overseas with a tweetstorm yesterday that signaled he's going to take on scandalous headlines and allegations about his administration that went largely unanswered in his stead. After the November 8 election, Kushner and Flynn also discussed with Kislyak the idea of creating a back channel between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin that could have bypassed diplomats and intelligence agencies, two of the sources said. Read More »

President Donald Trump Still Won't Commit To The Paris Agreement

More concisely, Alex Doukas, senior campaigner at Oil Change International, said: "even though Donald Trump threw a tantrum, the grown-ups in the room ignored him". Late Saturday, US President Donald Trump has told "Confidants", including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Scott Pruitt, that he plans to leave a landmark worldwide agreement on climate change . Read More »

Defending champion Penguins appear to have playoff experience advantage

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Patric Hornqvist will return to lineup for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night against the Nashville Predators after missing six games with an upper-body injury . Sullivan isn't anxious, saying Pittsburgh has the ability to "take what the game presents". In the Eastern Conference series price, Pittsburgh (-300) is a massive favorite against Ottawa (+250). Read More »