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by | May 26, 2017 | 07:37

However, even if the May Chinese Caixin Manufacturing PMI weakens further, modest improvements for China are likely on trend, which should support average oil prices over the next two years even if the market ends lower today. The direction of oil is very much in OPEC and Non-OPEC's hands now, but breaking 2017's highs in Brent and WTI may require the grouping to deliver a crude missile of a surprise.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:36

Mrs May's opponents have dubbed it a " dementia tax ", saying it will particularly hit those who need long-term care at home. They have a United Kingdom leader in Jeremy Corbyn who won't say a bad word about the IRA, and now a Scottish leader in Kezia Dugdale who won't criticise that stance.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:33

He did not give any details on the reasons why the father was arrested . Hamid El-Sayed, who worked for the United Nations on tackling radicalisation and who now works at the University of Manchester , said Abedi had a "really bad relationship" with his family and his parents had tried but failed to keep him on the "right path".

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:33

Moments before, Trump had made some kind remarks about Macron's recent victory in the French presidential election. President Trump met newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron in Brussels on May 25. CBS News reports that Trump has described himself as a "germ freak", writing in one his books that he'd often thought of "taking out a series of newspaper ads encouraging the abolishment of the handshake".

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:28

Meanwhile, the chairman of the House oversight committee asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation to turn over more documents about former Director James Comey's interactions with the White House and Justice Department, including materials dating back almost four years to the Obama administration.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:27

I intend to do everything I can to help them achieve that goal. "But they're losers. Just remember that". We can not stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people and in today's attack it was mostly innocent children. The American leader said the time is ripe for peace, but did not propose a specific plan to achieve it. Abbas said he was keen to "keep the door open to dialogue with our Israeli neighbours".

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:25

The Indian Army claims to have decimated a Pakistan Army post in the Naushera sector by carrying out fire assaults on the Line of Control (LoC) as part of its anti-terror operations. According to reports, the US intelligence officials - addressing US Senate Armed Services Committee - have stated that India may launch attacks inside Pakistan to stop cross-border attacks.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:24

James' 11 points were his fewest in his 107 career home playoff games. "It's fun to watch knowing that when he has bad nights, a lot of times some very, very, very good nights follow", said Cavs forward James Jones , who has been James' teammate the past seven years.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:21

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has congratulated Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for securing reelection on Friday (19 May), assuring him that the European Union will continue to work towards full implementation of the landmark nuclear deal .

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:24

When she did, and when she jumped on the hood and wouldn't let go, she had to withstand the thief slamming on the brakes a couple times, trying to dislodge her. "I probably think I'm tougher than I really am". "And my, "oh hell this isn't happening to me today" moment", she said. Gil Smith's advice is to never think you are safe and secure just because you're making a quick trip.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:22

The Germans are bad, very bad. See the millions of cars they are selling to the US. Here are the other countries Donald Trump says are bad. Spiegel reports that it learned of Trump's comments from participants in the meeting. Trump had previously attacked them during another conversation. 'If you want to build cars in the world, then I wish you all the best. In the meeting Cohn reportedly spoke about striking separate trade deals with Germany and Belgium, which wouldn't be possible ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:19

The top United Nations human rights official urged Israel on Wednesday to improve conditions for Palestinians in custody, especially the more than 1,000 whose hunger-strike was into its 38th day. In a press release, Dr. Gabriel Salazar, head of ICRC's health department in Israel and the occupied territories, said they have "entered a critical phase" from a medical perspective.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:19

Washington Solicitor General Noah Purcell talks to reporters outside a federal courthouse where a three-judge panel heard arguments challenging President Donald Trump's revised travel ban . "For a past statement to be relevant to the government's objective, there must be a substantial, specific connection between it and the challenged government action".

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:16

The objective of Trump's trip, the official said, was "to do a lot of listening, build very strong relationships with all the different people, not just the parties involved, . Obama-era ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro suggested on Twitter that either Trump's visit was substance-free - or he "is being uncharacteristically subtle" in planting the seeds for new round of peace negotiations.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:19

The last time Arthur was due to be put to death, last November , he was granted an 11th-hour stay by the Supreme Court . "Justice demands that his execution date should once again be set", he stated. Arthur was a work release prisoner at that time. He pleaded guilty to that unpremeditated killing, though he insisted it was an accident fueled by alcohol.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:17

But he did say, in answer to a hypothetical question, that "any political shaping of intelligence would be inappropriate". "But I know there was a basis to have individuals pull those threads". A day earlier, former CIA director John Brennan told a House committee that he had seen intelligence that "revealed contacts and interactions " between Russian officials and Americans "involved" in the Trump campaign.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:13

Another three people have been arrested in connection to the Manchester bombing which killed 22 people, including a number of children. British police identified Abedi, a 22-year-old British citizen of Libyan descent, as the Manchester Arena bomber on Tuesday.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:14

Democrats have repeatedly claimed there was collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians during the 2016 presidential election . Flynn has refused to hand over that information. "It raised questions in my mind about whether Russian Federation was able to gain the cooperation of those individuals", he added. "But I don't know - I don't have sufficient information to make a determination", he said when asked if there was "collusion" between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:10

The row comes as British police stepped up their investigation into a suspected network behind Salman Abedi , a 22-year-old British-born man with Libyan parents who blew himself up on Monday night at Manchester Arena after a concert by U.S.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:11

House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. " The Fifth Amendment right not to provide materials or documents is limited", Schiff said at a breakfast hosted by The Christian Science Monitor in Washington . Those subpoenas: "one is been served, one is in the process of being served", Warner said on Tuesday. A person close to Mr. Flynn said his legal team has received two business-record subpoenas and is reviewing them.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:08

On Thursday, Obama will be joined by German chancellor Angela Merkel in front of the Brandenburg Gate where a crowd of some 80,000 people will be watching the pair discuss "engaged democracy". President Andrzej Duda said after the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit Thursday that Poland is ready to increase its military presence in Iraq and offer technical assistance to its armed forces, but that no decisions were made and no figures mentioned.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:10

SOUTH BEND, Indiana- It's a long-standing tradition for Notre Dame University to invite a new president to speak at commencement. Trump has faced harsh criticism for his anti-Islamic rhetoric during his presidential campaign and for his administration's efforts to impose a travel ban on several Muslim-majority countries.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:10

The United Kingdom's terror threat level was raised to its highest level after the attack, and almost 1000 soldiers were deployed to help police monitor high-priority areas, particularly in London . The Manchester bombing has raised concern across Europe. Former U.S. President Barack Obama, meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel at an event in Berlin, said the pair were "heartbroken", while Trump told fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders the attack was "savage" and "barbaric".

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:08

Gogoi, who said he found people rolling boulders on the army from their rooftops when he reached the village, gave a starkly contrasting version of the events. "They don't have to consult members of the Parliament as to what they should do under such circumstances", Jaitley said here. The Army officer has tied dar on the bonnet of his jeep, terming him as a stone pelter.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:10

USA 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. The key sentence reads, "It is unclear, however, whether Russian officials actually tried to directly influence Mr. Manafort and Mr. Flynn". He did not elaborate on what materials the committee was seeking.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:08

And just yesterday Abedi's younger brother Hashem was arrested in Libya for suspected links to ISIS. A senior Whitehall source said: "These images from inside the American system are clearly distressing to victims, their families and other members of the public".

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:04

He did not weigh in Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the U.S. would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians sovereign territory. The Trump Administration is said to be trying to put together a " common set of principles " from which everyone can negotiate. TRUMP: The Palestinians are ready to reach for peace.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:04

The Times reported Friday that Trump told the Russians that recently fired FBI Director James Comey was a "nut job" whose ouster relieved "great pressure" on him. Mueller about that". Speaking at a news conference in Washington , he denied any collusion with Russian Federation during his election campaign past year.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:04

Since his firing last week, Comey's corner has been publicly setting the stage for the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director by leaking bits and pieces, drips and drabs, along with bombshells, of Comey's side of things. Thus, one can argue that once Republicans start thinking that supporting the President is more harmful to their political survival than abandoning him, the Republican party's support could begin to crumble, at the same time skyrocketing the odds of Trump's ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:00

The first 100 prospective jurors were questioned in the criminal trial of comedian Bill Cosby . Lawyers return Wednesday to seek the final juror and six alternates. Lead defense lawyer Brian McMonagle said his client was eager to get the process started. There appeared to be a dozen or fewer African-Americans in the first group of 100 potential jurors assembled.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:03

Half of voters say they are "very concerned" with attempts by Russian agents to influence the 2016 presidential election as multiple investigations are mounted to determine whether allies of Trump provided support for those efforts. The survey was conducted from May 17 to May 23, meaning that all interviews happened after the appointment of a special counsel to oversee the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:02

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping , told him that China would go to war with Manila if it drills for oil in the South China Sea . The Maute has been blamed for a bomb attack that killed 15 people in southern Davao city, Duterte's hometown, last September and a number of attacks on government forces in Lanao, although it has faced setbacks from a series of military offensives.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:00

U.S. President Donald Trump met with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron in France on May 25, and the two shared a handshake that quickly went viral. As if Trump wasn't enough for his debut on the world stage in Brussels , Macron met another of the European Union's most troublesome strategic partners - Recep Tayyip Erdoğan - before attending a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, all as an hors d'oeuvre to Friday and Saturday's G7 summit in Taormina.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:02

But the psychological environment for the group of players was absolutely horrendous. But knowing the player, knowing his character and commitment to the club - which I don't question at all - he will do absolutely everything to be fit for Saturday.

by | May 26, 2017 | 06:59

WASHINGTON ― House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Thursday called on Montana Republican House candidate Greg Gianforte to apologize after "body-slamming" a reporter for asking him a question . "The candidate says that reporter tried to push a phone in his face..." "I watched in disbelief as Gianforte then began punching the reporter". "You just body slammed me and broke my glasses", Jacobs said.