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by | May 25, 2017 | 00:58

But before the White House celebrates, Brennan was also clear that he is not in a position to definitively rule out collusion. U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian Federation tried to tilt the November presidential election campaign in Republican Donald Trump's favour, including hacking into and leaking emails of senior Democrats.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:54

The world's two biggest producers of crude oil made the commitment last week to cut production by 1.8 million barrels a day for six months , but given the rebalancing effect the deal has had on oil prices , an extended production cut is expected to be agreed .

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:55

US President Donald Trump met Pope Francis at the Vatican today in a keenly-anticipated first face-to-face encounter between two world leaders who have clashed repeatedly on several issues. On global affairs, their "exchange of views" covered the "promotion of peace in the world through political negotiation and interreligious dialogue", and highlighted the need to protect Christian communities in the Middle East.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:56

Monday's blast marked the deadliest terror attack on British soil since the 2005 London bombings. - Charlotte Campbell (@CharCampbell_) May 24, 2017French interior minister Gerard Collomb says Abedi is believed to have travelled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State terror group.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:55

Netanyahu would prefer to undermine any initiatives by setting embarrassing conditions for Abbas , especially forcing him to make certain declarations, conditions for which Netanyahu could mobilize sufficient Israeli public support and thereby place the ball in the Palestinians' court.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:44

When asked whether the participants plan to negotiate an increase in quotas, the minister said: "Not at this point I think". OPEC has promised to cut supplies by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) until June and was expected on Thursday to extend that cut as long as nine months.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:45

He said the intelligence "raised questions in my mind whether the Russians were able to gain the cooperation of those individuals". Brennan prefaced his remarks by saying he did not know whether news accounts of the matter were true. Mark R. Warner, D-Va., the vice chairman, said they were issuing new subpoenas because companies can't invoke the Fifth Amendment. Burr says the committee is "very specific" about what it's asking in an attempt to pressure Flynn to turn over documents.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:44

SurveyUSA's previously polled the race in April, before the initial jungle primary that sent Ossoff and Handel, the top two finishers , into a runoff. 45% of Democrats and 76% of Republicans say it is not an issue for them at all. Both candidates are carrying their parties' Presidential voters, and Handel has the support of people who voted for Tom Price in 2016, though that's not surprising.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:30

A day after U.S. President Donald Trump departed from Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed that Trump's commitment to Israel is not just a slogan. But with determination, compromise and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal. "I will call them from now on losers because that's what they are", he said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:27

American officials should know that whenever we need to technically test a missile, we will do so and will not wait for their permission", Rouhani was quoted by the Iranian TV as saying. "Unfortunately, under the hostile and aggressive policies of the American statesmen, we are witnessing a renewed strengthening of terrorist groups in the region and miscalculation of the dictatorships which support these groups", Qassemi said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:26

If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, CIEN earned gross profit of 948.35 Million, in 2015 1.08 Billion gross profit, while in 2016 Ciena Corporation (CIEN ) produced 1.16 Billion profit.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:27

That said, there is no evidence this latest imbroglio, which features a recording of Mr Ashby telling party officials they could make a quid overcharging candidates in the forthcoming Qld poll for printed electoral materials, will dent One Nation's support base.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:24

Please note: The plane has no engines, and the cockpit has not been restored. Liveauctioneers.com says the jet was owned by Elvis and his father before going to a private owner in New Mexico. "It's been five or six years since there have been any tours of it", said Stark. While the "lost jet" will sell for millions, residents say they have ideas of their own.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:21

The utility says most of the outages, affecting nearly 36,000 customers, were in the Lower Mainland and Sunshine Coast with a further 35,000 customers in the dark in the Thompson-Shuswap areas. Those winds are expected to ease overnight, but the power company is warning they could still damage soft shelters, tents and awnings, and toss loose objects.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:44

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas declared his readiness to cooperate with the American administration to make a historical deal for peace in the region and counter terrorism. President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetingsU.S. President Donald Trump wrapped up his visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Tuesday after meeting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and delivering a keynote address in Jerusalem .

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:41

DRB-Hicom is in the process of finding a foreign strategic partner (FSP) for its wholly owned subsidiary Proton Holdings Bhd. Malaysia's Second Finance Minister Johari Abdul Ghani is expected to make an official announcement on the deal shortly.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:38

In a statement made outside her Downing Street offices after a meeting with security and intelligence chiefs, May said police believed they knew the identity of the bomber. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words". The explosion, outside an Ariana Grande concert, left the city shaken as authorities searched for answers on Tuesday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:36

North Korea says it's ready to deploy and start mass-producing a new medium-range missile capable of reaching Japan and major US military bases there following a test launch it claims confirmed the missile's combat readiness and is an "answer" to President Donald Trump's policies.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:36

U.S. President Donald Trump delievered his highly-anticipated speech this afternoon (Tuesday) at around 1:30 PM (Israel time ) from Jerusalem's Israel Museum after his visit to the Yad Vashem museum. He was joined at the wall by his family, who separated by gender to pray. He was not accompanied by any Israeli leaders during the visit to the site in east Jerusalem .

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:38

At the same time, U.S. and Iranian forces are both backing the government in Iraq against Islamic State militants. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the country's military division that Khamenei directly supervises, intervenes in Syria's civil war and elsewhere, while also having vested rights in the domestic economy.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:34

In his departure speech, Duterte said the visit underscores his independent foreign policy and desire to forge closer ties with Russian Federation, which "must cease to be on the margins of Philippine diplomacy". He said it was right for President Duterte to insist on the Philippines' claim during his conversation with his Chinese counterpart noting the claims had basis.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:35

North Korea a week earlier successfully tested a new midrange missile - the Hwasong 12 - that it said could carry a heavy nuclear warhead. South Korea's military said Tuesday, May 23, 2017, it fired warning shots at an unidentified object flying south from rival North Korea.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:28

That could include a $186 million cut in programs at the CDC's center on HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and other sexually transmitted diseases. This year's budget debate, Republicans hope, would grease the way for a major overhaul of the loophole-cluttered tax system.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:29

Mr Farage's world-view is "the same one that leads to Donald Trump banning Muslims and building a wall, the same one that Marine Le Pen tried to impose on the decent people of France", said Mr Farron. Vowing to retain the Human Rights Act and strengthen punishments for hate crime, the party also promised to allow 50,000 more Syrian refugees into Britain and to reopen the Dubs scheme for unaccompanied child refugees.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:26

That's according to the committee's Republican chairman, Sen. Whether or not the Senate goes ahead with contempt charges isn't clear, but according to committee chair Richard Burr , one thing is ... Any immunity agreement, he said, would only take place after speaking with former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the executive branch's investigation into potential collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's associates.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:29

Mrs May, who repeated her " strong and stable " leadership slogan despite the reversal on social care policy, denied her manifesto was "uncosted and half-baked". However, she would not be drawn over the likely level of the cap, promising instead to examine the issue in a consultation paper on the long-term funding of social care.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:27

More information on threat levels is available here. Britain has raised the terror threat level to critical following the suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena . Witnesses reported seeing bodies on the floor after the blast around 10:30pm (2130 GMT) on Monday, and some fans were trampled as panicked crowds tried to flee the venue.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:26

President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the perpetrators behind Monday night's suicide bomb attack in Manchester , England, that claimed 22 lives and injured almost 60 other people. Palestinian presidential guard spokesman, Ghassan Nimr, told local media outlets that Trump was scheduled to arrive in Bethlehem at around 09:45 and hold a one-hour private meeting with Abbas.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:22

The White House said Trump was updated on the attack in Manchester, England by his national security team in Israel. Trump added that "I will call them from now on losers because that's what they are". Trump called on all countries to unite in the fight against terrorism and proclaimed: "This wicked ideology must be obliterated". Life must be protected.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:23

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. It is financed by the insurance industry with government backing, and pay outs depend on the British government deeming an attack to be terror-related. He is hospitalized but Olivia is missing, the mother told ITV television's Good Morning Britain breakfast show. News said, by family members and rapper Mac Miller, whom the 23-year-old has been dating since last summer.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:23

Al Green told CNN's Brooke Baldwin. "I'm expecting the people to stand up and make their voices heard, so that we in Congress will know what their desires are", he said. "You're not going to impeach anybody, you f*****g n****r", said one caller. One racist male caller threatened Green with "hanging from a tree" if he pursues impeachment.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:22

In a live televised statement from Downing Street, the Prime Minister said the terror threat level would be increased to "critical", meaning an attack was expected imminently as it was possible a "wider group of individuals" could have been involved in the Manchester Arena attack rather than just suicide bomber Salman Abedi.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:17

Trump's speech drew on the symbolic nature of his first foreign trip, as he has jetted from Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, to Israel and then to the Vatican on Tuesday night, calling on members of the three faiths to "set aside our sectarian differences" and work toward peace.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:18

The president had previously campaigned for a new database to track Muslims in the U.S. and later called for those from some nations to be banned from entering the country. That hope didn't survive his presidency intact, though. And while the tour overseas hasn't slowed the stream of headlines about investigations into alleged Russian influence in Trump's election victory, or his decision to divulge sensitive intelligence information leaders of that country, some veteran political ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:13

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not accompany the president to the Old City. "I mean, you know: 'Drive them out". "So you have another story wrong". The visit is part of a carefully constructed theme of Trump's first foreign trip as president. Various reports, quoting anonymous officials, have said Trump did share classified information with Russian diplomats about the threat posed by the Islamic State group, and several have said that information came from Israeli ...