• President Trump Shoves Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic At NATO Summit
President Trump Shoves Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic At NATO Summit

President Donald Trump's "blunt" speech urging alliance members to boost defense spending echoed that of previous administrations. But the threat of Islamic extremism remained a uniting theme as the specter of Monday's Manchester concert bombing loomed over the summit at the alliance's new headquarters in Brussels .

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  • More arrests in Manchester attack; United Kingdom remains on high alert
More arrests in Manchester attack; United Kingdom remains on high alert

The development comes as a vast security operation gets under way and armed police move to protect events over the Bank Holiday weekend, including the FA Cup Final at Wembley and the Premiership Rugby Final at Twickenham, both of which will attract tens of thousands of people.

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  • Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for a benefit concert
Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for a benefit concert

Police released photographs from security cameras showing Abedi on the night of the massacre, wearing jeans and trainers, a black bodywarmer and a baseball cap, with the straps of his backpack visible on his shoulders. Another brother and Abedi's father have been detained in Libya. Manchester City Council's executive member for culture and leis...

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  • Trump son-in-law sought secret line to Moscow
Trump son-in-law sought secret line to Moscow

The objective was to facilitate sensitive discussions aimed at exploring the incoming administration's options with Russian Federation as it was developing its Syria policy. The Associated Press and other news organizations reported that Kushner in December proposed a back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team.

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  • UK: Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'
UK: Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'

British media reported that her two children were also there and were also hurt. Police say that 1,000 people are working on the investigation, trying to track down bomber Salman Abedi's accomplices and piece together his movements in the days before the attack.

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  • Philippines steps up bombing of Islamist militants in city
Philippines steps up bombing of Islamist militants in city

The violence prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law on Tuesday across the southern third of the Philippines to quell what he said was a fast-growing threat of "militants" linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS ) group.

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  • Trump On Kushner Russia Investigation
Trump On Kushner Russia Investigation

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is on the defensive amid reports that the president's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner had proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team. Investigators are also interested in a meeting Kushner had with the Russian banker, Sergey Gorkov, according to reports from The Po...

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  • Of 31 terrorists killed in Marawi ops, 6 are foreigners
Of 31 terrorists killed in Marawi ops, 6 are foreigners

The Maute Group killed a policeman and a security guard, and then took hostages - eight patients, 49 construction workers, and 21 hospital staff - on Tuesday when they forced hospital staff to treat two of their wounded colleagues. "We cry for you, for all Filipinos and everyone in the world, as many lives are ruined because of this violence". ...

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  • Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports
Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names. Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, said Sunday the allegation that a key Trump campaign figure sought secret communications with a country that intervened in a USA election was...

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  • Trump not swayed by G7 leaders on Paris climate deal
Trump not swayed by G7 leaders on Paris climate deal

Trump's unwillingness to pledge support for the climate deal upset certain European partners, specifically Germany's Chanellor Angela Merkel . However, there was relief that Trump agreed to language in the final G7 communique that pledged to fight protectionism and commits to a rules-based global trade system.

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  • 'Challenging' talks expected as Trump, other G7 leaders meet
'Challenging' talks expected as Trump, other G7 leaders meet

The summit kicked off with a ceremony at an ancient Greek theater perched on a cliff overlooking the sea where war ships patrolled the sparkling blue waters. John Kirton, director of the University of Toronto's G8 Research Group, said Trump's trip home may not bode well for those in favor of Paris. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the discuss...

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  • US Rules Out Netanyahu Accompanying Trump to Western Wall
US Rules Out Netanyahu Accompanying Trump to Western Wall

But on foreign policy and specifically his attitude toward Israel and Jerusalem , Trump the outsider has become Trump the wimp. He'll also visit Masada and Bethlehem, officials have announced. Their wonderment is not simply at another visit by a United States president to PA territory, but also at the diplomatic victory achieved by their proper ...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation examines Kushner meetings with Russians
Federal Bureau of Investigation examines Kushner meetings with Russians

Comey, as a result, believed his job since President Trump took office January 20 was to "create that space", Wittes said. Then-FBI Director James Comey knew that a critical piece of information relating to the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email was fake - created by Russian intelligence - but he feared that if it became public it wou...

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  • UK lowers security level from 'critical' to 'severe'
UK lowers security level from 'critical' to 'severe'

The massacre at the Manchester Arena carried out by Salman Abedi, in which 22 people were killed, was the worst terrorist atrocity to hit Britain since the July 7 attacks in London in 2005. But the deployment of soldiers on the streets in support of police will be phased out starting Monday night, May said. British counter-terror chief Mar...

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  • New Canadian opposition leader faces fight to defeat Trudeau
New Canadian opposition leader faces fight to defeat Trudeau

Should Scheer fail to beat Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the 2019 Canadian general election, Bernier will be well-positioned to succeed him as Conservative leader and take on Trudeau in the 2023 general election. Bernier, who opposed the price-fixing supply management system for dairy and poultry, and wanted to curb the federal government's ro...

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  • President Trump Stands Up to G7 Leaders, Refuses to Ratify Climate Agreement
President Trump Stands Up to G7 Leaders, Refuses to Ratify Climate Agreement

Six world leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris accord, the world's first comprehensive deal aimed at reducing greenhouse emissions. "We were all very clear about that and about the role of the Paris agreement". But this was before the election of Donald Trump and his campaign slogan of "America First". James Comey, the former FBI di...

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  • Sabzar Ahmad Bhat's encounter: Curfew in valley, all under control
Sabzar Ahmad Bhat's encounter: Curfew in valley, all under control

Kashmiri villagers carry the body of rebel leader Sabzar Ahmed Bhat towards his home after displaying his body in Tral area, 45 Kilometers south of Srinagar , Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, May 27, 2017. His death sparked widespread protests and clashes in parts of Kashmir, leaving one civilian dead and dozens of others wounded. Authoritie...

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  • North Korea leader oversees 'new' weapon system test: KCNA
North Korea leader oversees 'new' weapon system test: KCNA

Treasury Department said at the time. Earlier on Monday, North Korea test fired a new missile. The ground-to-ground missile reportedly flew some 500 kilometers (310 miles) before falling into the Sea of Japan short of reaching Japan's exclusive economic zone.

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  • Surviving victim of Friday train stabbing a poet and PSU student
Surviving victim of Friday train stabbing a poet and PSU student

He said he met Chase Robinson and Larry Blackwell, and the three men confronted the suspect, who turned on them with a knife. Jeremy Christian , 35, of North Portland, Oregon , was charged with two counts of aggravated murder in the attack and could face additional charges when he is arraigned Tuesday.

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  • Jared Kushner proposed secret back channel with Kremlin
Jared Kushner proposed secret back channel with Kremlin

The California Democrat urged a review of Kushner's security clearance "to find out whether he was truthful". "It's hard to understand - if these allegations are correct - why this would be some kind of Russian ruse, why would they want to undermine the very government they hoped to have a good relationship with", Schiff said.

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  • Philippine forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags
Philippine forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

While there, he said that he'd take responsibility for the consequences of soldiers enforcing martial law, joking that soldiers could rape women with impunity. Last year Duterte "joked" about an Australian missionary who was killed in a prison riot after men lined up to rape her. Duterte said she was lovely and that he should have been first in li...

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  • US Plans First Test Of ICBM Intercept, With North Korea On Mind
US Plans First Test Of ICBM Intercept, With North Korea On Mind

Fresh sanctions, through the United Nations and unilaterally from countries like Japan and the United States, are likely to further target Chinese firms deemed to be assisting the North Korean nuclear program by doing business with Pyongyang, he said.

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  • Comey knew Clinton email info was fake, created by Russia
Comey knew Clinton email info was fake, created by Russia

On July 5, 2016, Comey announced , without notifying the Justice Department, that the FBI was closing the investigation in Clinton's emails and that there would be no prosecution of the former secretary of state and Democratic presidential nominee.

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  • Rouhani: Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value'
Rouhani: Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value'

Whatever any nation attempts to do, whatever policy any government pursues, and whatever any U.S. administration tries to do in order to moderate Iran , rationalize it or make peace, one can't change this underlying ideological and revolutionary pillar", he added.

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  • Fabregas upset over FA Cup final demotion
Fabregas upset over FA Cup final demotion

The former Gunners captain was on the losing side on Saturday as Arsenal secured a 2-1 win over Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley. Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker lifted the FA Cup for the Gunners on Saturday before insisting any criticism aimed his way only makes him a better player.

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  • British police make 10th arrest in Manchester bombing probe
British police make 10th arrest in Manchester bombing probe

Home Secretary (interior minister) Amber Rudd said the threat level remained at its highest level, "critical", meaning an attack is expected imminently. In Manchester, police hunting for a suspected Islamist network behind Salman Abedi, the 22-year-old British-born man with Libyan parents who blew himself up after a concert by USA singer Ariana Gra...

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  • Rouhani says Iran
Rouhani says Iran "heedless" of pressure to continue missile program

In his victory speech, Rouhani continued to sound his defiant note, saying the nation had chosen "the path of interaction with the world, away from violence and extremism". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for urging a policy shift in Tehran's conduct during President Hassan Rouhani's second term, Tasnim news agency reported.

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  • Trump voices concerns on USA jobs being lost because of Brexit
Trump voices concerns on USA jobs being lost because of Brexit

And in the heart of Europe , Trump berated NATO allies over their financial commitments and would not explicitly endorse the "one for all, all for one" defense doctrine that has been the cornerstone of trans-Atlantic security for decades.

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  • UK lowers threat level as Manchester bomber photos released
UK lowers threat level as Manchester bomber photos released

Thirteen men are now in custody after a man and a woman were released without charge. Since Monday's bombing, a total of 11 people have been arrested in Britain on suspicion of terrorism-related offenses. "There will be more arrests and there will be more searches", he said. Armed officers and police dogs took part in the raid on a house in Mos...

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

Trump was meeting with attorneys at the White House on Sunday, presumably over the latest development in the long-running Russian Federation intelligence saga, news reports said. intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in Trump's favor. Less than 12 hours after returning home from his foreign trip, President Trump was ba...

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  • Egypt hits Libyan terror camps again after attack kills 29 Copts
Egypt hits Libyan terror camps again after attack kills 29 Copts

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry made the remarks on Saturday during a meeting with his U.S. counterpart, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. FILE - In this Monday, Feb. Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attacks. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi announced on Friday that he had directed strikes a...

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  • Filipino troops, gunships fight militants in southern city
Filipino troops, gunships fight militants in southern city

Authorities said the militants had killed 19 civilians in Marawi, a mostly Muslim-populated city of 200,000 people. The upheaval began after troops raided a hideout in search of a man at the heart of the crisis - Isnilon Hapilon, one of Asia's top militant suspects.

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  • Macron appoints outsider as French prime minister
Macron appoints outsider as French prime minister

The 65-year-old came close, but ultimately failed, to destabilizing the battle that was fought between the Socialist's Segolene Royal and future President Nicolas Sarkozy. He was one of the Socialist government's most popular ministers. Last week, Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert had said on the subject of euro bonds: "I can tell you that the f...

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  • Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for charity show
Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for charity show

Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester, England , to give a concert to raise money for the victims of Monday's deadly bombing at her show there. About 1,000 armed police officers have been freed up by a decision to deploy the Army to protect key sites including Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament under Operation Temperer, tr...

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  • Trump Meets Pope at Vatican
Trump Meets Pope at Vatican

The Pope gave the president a copy of Laudato Si , an encyclical he wrote on the environment - a pointed gift, given that Mr Trump has threatened to withdraw the USA from the 2015 Paris accord on combating climate change. A brief Vatican statement described it as "cordial" and expressed hope for collaboration with the administration on "health car...

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