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Trump tests waters for Mideast peace in meeting with Abbas

President Donald Trump condemned the "evil losers" responsible for the deadly attack on concert-goers in England Tuesday and called on leaders in the Middle East in particular to help root out violence. He also said that nations of Europe, Africa, South America , India, Russia, China and Australia, had at one time or the other, experienced "unspeakable horror" from terrorist attacks. [Full Article...]

Ramadan 2017: Facts, Fasting Rules, Quotes, History & More

Throughout Ramadan, Muslims give additional acts of charity and spend more time in worship. In the Islamic calendar, however, the timing of Ramadan varies from year to year. In Islam, fasting is obligatory for all the faithful with the exception of minors, the elderly and ill, mentally ill, pregnant women and nursing mothers, travelers, and soldiers. [Full Article...]

Macron wants to extend state of emergency

Macron wants to extend state of emergency Three weeks into his presidency, and facing parliamentary elections in June, Macron will want to be seen as being decisive in dealing with the threat of attacks after his presidential rivals portrayed him as weak on security matters. In addition, a new anti-terrorism law is being considered. Over the objections of rights groups, lawmakers approved a new law in 2015 granting the state sweeping po... [Full Article...]

Britain slams U.S. leaks on Manchester terror attack investigation

Britain slams U.S. leaks on Manchester terror attack investigation The family source, asking not to be identified, said intelligence services had arrested Hashem Abedi , who like his older brother Salman was born in Britain, on Tuesday. The relative said Salman had travelled to Manchester from Libya four days before Monday's bombing that killed 22 people. "His father wanted his son to stay in Libya but Salman insisted on going to Manchester". [Full Article...]

Senate Intelligence Committee issues two new Flynn subpoenas

Senate Intelligence Committee issues two new Flynn subpoenas Burr said the committee was still interested in taking Flynn's testimony. The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says if it's true that the president asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny that there had been any "collusion" between the Russians and the Trump campaign, it would suggest obstruction or politicization of the intelligence community. [Full Article...]

President Trump, Pope Francis meet after trading barbs

President Trump, Pope Francis meet after trading barbs However, earlier this week, fired National Security Adviser Michael Flynn said he would not and would instead plead the fifth to avoid incriminating himself. Trump was expected to be given a tour of the Vatican after his papal meeting. Then on Monday, reports said Trump asked Coats and Rogers to publicly deny that there was any evidence his campaign associates colluded with the Russians. [Full Article...]

Senate Intel Committee Announces Two New Subpoenas Issued to Flynn Businesses

Senate Intel Committee Announces Two New Subpoenas Issued to Flynn Businesses Then a top House Democrat cited new evidence he said appeared to show Flynn lied on a security clearance background check. The request comes after a blockbuster New York Times report that Flynn's lawyer had informed the Trump transition team weeks ahead of the inauguration that Flynn was under investigation for allegedly working for the Turkish government during the 2016 presidential cam... [Full Article...]

Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

He gave the Pope a boxed set of five first-edition books by murdered United States civil rights leader Martin Luther King and a bronze sculpture. It looks like they posed for a photograph before they split ways, the Trumps to attend a Black Mass, and the pontiff to hear confession. [Full Article...]

Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight

He was not bearing arms. Villegas said the gunmen are demanding the government recall its forces. Duterte said Islamic State could not be allowed to gain a foothold in the Christian-majority Philippines and he would do whatever it took to rebuff extremists from the Maute group and the allied Abu Sayyaf , even if it meant many would die. [Full Article...]

Trump, Abbas say peace deal with Israel is possible

Trump, Abbas say peace deal with Israel is possible 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. [Full Article...]

Michael Flynn to receive new order to hand over Russian Federation documents

Michael Flynn to receive new order to hand over Russian Federation documents Mr Flynn, a retired general, is a key witness in the Russian Federation investigations because of his ties to Moscow. Congressional investigators on Tuesday issued a fresh warning to Michael Flynn to turn over documents pertaining to the investigation of Russian interference in the United States election, escalating pressure on Donald Trump's former national security adviser to either comp... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump Swats Away Husband's Hand in Full Public View

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, Sara, offered sympathetic words to visiting U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania on Monday, telling them that people still loved them inspite of negative media coverage. On Monday, after many viral and freaky moments in Saudi Arabia during his first foreign tour, Trump landed in Tel Aviv, Israel . "I've heard it's one of the to... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Agrees North Carolina Tried to Disenfranchise Minorities With Voting Districts

State lawmakers then tried to have the federal lawsuit tossed on the grounds that the plaintiffs were members of the same organizations that had just its case in state court. The court's decision was welcome news for Butterfield and Adams. "But that is what the Court does today in its decision regarding North Carolina's 12th Congressional District: The Court junks a rule adopted in a prior, rema... [Full Article...]

Concert bomber's brother arrested for suspected ties to ISIS

The brother of the suicide brother who killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester Monday night has been arrested in Tripoli and confessed to being a member of the Islamic State militant group ( ISIS ), a Libyan militia force claimed Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say

Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say BOSASSO, Somalia A suicide bomber killed five people, including a policeman, and injured 12 others on Tuesday at a police checkpoint in Somalia's northern Puntland region, a local governor said, the first such attack in three years. But it still retains a strong presence in swathes of the south and center. Also on Wednesday, eight Kenyan security officers were killed on the Kenyan side of the ... [Full Article...]

Trump stresses 'unshakable' bond between US, Israel during Jerusalem speech

Trump stresses 'unshakable' bond between US, Israel during Jerusalem speech He said he was "truly hopeful that America can help Israel and the Palestinians forge peace and bringing new hope the region and its people". "I look forward to working with these leaders toward a lasting peace", the US President asserted. Trump has continuously expressed his commitment to "making a deal", but never specified any concrete plans or stances on various flashpoint issues, such as the ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump departs Israel declaring that peace deal is possible

Donald Trump departs Israel declaring that peace deal is possible Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. "Making peace will not be easy". Speaking at a joint press conference with Abbas , Trump said he was committed to achieving peace, but added: "Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rew... [Full Article...]

Trump to test waters for achieving Middle East peace

Trump to test waters for achieving Middle East peace Netanyahu said . Neither the USA nor Israel have confirmed the source of the intelligence was indeed Israel , as widely reported, but the Israelis have publicly refuted any talk of friction in the relationship. In an interview with the Israel Hayom newspaper, U.S. Ambassador David Friedman said Trump's goal for now was simply "to begin a discussion that would hopefully lead to peace". [Full Article...]

It's finale night part 1 for "The Voice"

It's finale night part 1 for Nothing against them or their talent, but this was a battle between Lauren Duski on the country music side vs. soulful Chris Blue . Third place goes to Aliyah Moulden from Team Blake. After Monday night's awful incident at Ariana Grande's Manchester concert, Miley Cyrus , alongside other stars, was quick to express her support and condolences via social media. [Full Article...]

Trump Wraps Mid East Trip, Rome Is Up Next

After greeting Trump with a firm handshake, Hazan whipped out his phone and said: "I wish I could do a selfie with you". Trump awoke Tuesday to the news of an apparent terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester , England and was briefed by his national security adviser before meeting with Abbas . [Full Article...]


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