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Russians warned against visiting UK over terror threat

Russians warned against visiting UK over terror threat Colleagues from the Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) Police will stay in the county until after the weekend as the policing operation is gradually reduced following the change in threat level. However security minister Ben Wallace said that a memo sent to hospital staff telling trauma wards to be ready ahead of the bank holiday weekend was part of a general height... [Full Article...]

U.S. coalition air strike hits pro-Assad forces in Syria

U.S. coalition air strike hits pro-Assad forces in Syria A Syrian military official confirmed the strike on state TV on Friday. Reports also said the US-led coalition purportedly fighting militants in Syria unsuccessfully tried to contact Russian Federation to ask the pro-government convoy to stop advancing further south. [Full Article...]

Australia plans to ban pedophiles from traveling overseas

Australia plans to ban pedophiles from traveling overseas Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said the measure was a "world first". He says 2,500 new convicted paedophiles will be added to the sex offender register each year and will lose their passports. Exemptions will be considered based on authorities' advice that a person has legitimate personal or work reasons for travel and does not pose a risk to children overseas. [Full Article...]

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV The Labour leader said there was a period of silence for "everyone who died in Northern Ireland" at the 1987 event. Mrs May was also put under pressure over her controversial reforms to social care, with one elderly audience member asking: "Why should we in my generation vote for you?" Mr Corbyn defended his description of the Palestinian group Hamas as "friends" and his comment that the k... [Full Article...]

Praise for President Trump in the Middle East

The Palestinian leader raised numerous familiar grievances and demands for a peace deal with Israel , including a Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem and an end to what the Palestinians view as the illegal " occupation " of the West Bank . [Full Article...]

Israelis rally for Palestinian state, end of occupation

The deal, negotiated by "The Art of the Deal" author, highlighted Trump's history-making visit to the Middle East that - let's hope - will have a far-reaching impact on the fight against terrorism. What claims do Arabs in Palestinian territories really have to Israeli land? "The Government of Israel made the right decision today to make Judaism's holiest site, the Western Wall, accessi... [Full Article...]

Shark attack: NorCal couple sees great white attack kayaker

Shark attack: NorCal couple sees great white attack kayaker The predator dived underwater prompting the scuba diver to frantically wave down a nearby yacht captain who pulled up alongside and dragged him out of the water. "That's a big-ass shark". Correiar used his Global Positioning System to call for help and began to swim to shore. He added, "It was like a horror movie". [Full Article...]

Defending champions Djokovic and Muguruza among French Open winners

Defending champions Djokovic and Muguruza among French Open winners Victory for the 12-time major victor was the flawless way to mark his 50th successive Grand Slam appearance but the world No 2 will need to improve if he is to defend his Roland Garros title. "Coming to this tournament for first time as a defending champion gave me, probably more than anything else, relief, because the anticipation and the pressure and expectations that I had also for myself... [Full Article...]

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83, president says

An announcement was made by government communications secretary Manuel Dominguez this morning. Noriega was indicted by the United States in early 1989 on racketeering, laundering drug money, and drug smuggling charges, and in 1990, after spending 10 days in the Vatican's diplomatic mission, surrendered. [Full Article...]

Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

President Trump spent his first Memorial Day in office laying a wreath at Arlington National Cemetary and honoring the fallen . Trump placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier before his remarks. "But they were all angels sent to us by God and they all share one title in common and that is the title of hero, real heroes". "Though they were only here for a brief time before God called... [Full Article...]

Police make fresh arrest over Manchester bombing

British intelligence agency MI5 was reportedly warned by its United States counterpart that Salman Abedi was planning an attack on United Kingdom soil, three months before he blew himself up outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester . [Full Article...]

Daesh Clashes with Iraqi Forces.13 Soldiers Die

Residents living in a neighbourhood in Mosul , Iraq, targeted by a U.S. airstrike in March have rejected findings of a Pentagon probe into the attack. The camp adjacent to the site is at full capacity, and many families are being moved to other camps, with large numbers opting to go to areas east of Mosul where they stay with families, friends or in rental accommodations, says IOM . [Full Article...]

Trump, Abbas Discuss Ways to Make Progress in Israeli-Palestinian Talks

Trump, Abbas Discuss Ways to Make Progress in Israeli-Palestinian Talks Yes, we get it - it meant to say peace, but who's to say the two sides can't bond over some delicious fruit? During his Middle East tour, Trump signed military deals worth almost $110 billion with Saudi Arabia and urged Arab leaders to join hands to "isolate Iran" for its financial and military support for "terrorists and militias", to quote his words. [Full Article...]

UN Security Council discusses North Korea's latest missile test at emergency meeting

UN Security Council discusses North Korea's latest missile test at emergency meeting North Korea added a new twist to the unusual saga of a flying object that crossed into South Korean airspace earlier this week, saying the rival military had opened fire on a "flock of birds". Nearly a month ago Washington began discussions with North Korea ally China on strengthening United Nations sanctions. On Monday, KCNA said the latest test follows the successful test last week of ano... [Full Article...]

Turkey demands United States replace envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

Turkey demands United States replace envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds The incident, which took place the same day Erdogan met with President Trump at the White House, is said to have stained the diplomatic visit of the Turkish President who received assurance from Washington that the United States position on Kurdish issue will not cloud relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. [Full Article...]

FBI declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight

FBI declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight The Washington Post reported this week that the president had also asked two of the top USA intelligence officials to publicly deny evidence existed to link his campaign to Russian interference in the presidential election. Assistant FBI Director Gregory Brower told Chaffetz the agency will update him as soon as possible. Still, Chaffetz's letter significantly narrowed the scope of his committe... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump attacks media for 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

The president went on the offensive Sunday morning without pointing to any of the specific reports , but he told his 30.8 million Twitter followers that it was his "opinion" that numerous "leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media". [Full Article...]

Egypt transfers Minya security chief after attack on Christians

One survivor, a small boy who seemed to be about 6, said his mother pushed him under her seat and covered him with a bag. Each was killed in cold blood with a gunshot to the head or the throat. "The air strikes are joint ones between the Libyan National Army and Egyptian army ", Ahmad Messmari, a spokesman for Libyan National Army, an eastern Libyan faction allied with Egypt. [Full Article...]

Celtics win National Basketball Association draft lottery

Celtics win National Basketball Association draft lottery When Philadelphia 76ers hired Sam Hinkie to be their general manager in 2013, he immediately embarked on a three-year quest to dismantle the team and acquire as many premium draft picks as possible. It marked the third straight year that the Lakers landed the No.2 pick in the draft. Had that outcome transpired, Orlando would own the Lakers' first-round pick in 2019 with no protections, due to ... [Full Article...]

Trump scolds European leaders who react by snickering

Trump scolds European leaders who react by snickering President Donald Trump scrambled yesterday to contain the fallout from U.S. leaks of intelligence about the Manchester bombing, threatening prosecutions, and dispatching his top diplomat to London to show solidarity with America's closest ally. [Full Article...]


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