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Trump to the Israelis and Palestinians: Let's Make a Deal

But in his statements, Trump seemed to imply that he had reached some tentative agreements that would allow Israel to step toward normalization before, rather than after, resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The key to peace in the Middle East, he emphasized, is to guarantee the independence and freedom of the Palestinian people. "There's no other solution", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump's Budget: "Compassion for Taxpayers"

The Poor: Trump's budget would slash Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program by $616 billion over the next decade. Critics who dispute the possibility of that, he said , are wrongheaded. "Absolutely not. We're simply trying to get things back in order to where we can look at the folks who pay the taxes and say, 'Look, yeah, we want to do some climate science, but we're not going ... [Full Article...]

No specific intelligence of risk to Europa final

My deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims. The Red Devils have stumbled towards the final, winning just two of their last eight games as they shifted their priorities clearly towards the Stockholm final. They lost their first two away games, against Feyenoord and Fenerbahce, needed extra time to beat Anderlecht in the quarter-finals and were given a scare by Celta ... [Full Article...]

Trump wants to convert military grants to loans

Such cuts - which include "zeroing out" programs like community development block grants and heating aid to the poor - were ignored when Congress earlier this month wrapped up a massive spending bill for the current year. Then, there was greater potential for growth with unemployment high and many more people than today available for work. The economic assumptions supporting the new budget plan ... [Full Article...]

Philippine minister starts damage control after Duterte's China war remark

Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Maria Cleofe Natividad said Duterte will meet with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday and they will discuss economic partnership and other areas of cooperation. We know our problems better than you. Speaking in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying also sought to make light of Duterte's comments, noting he and Xi had ... [Full Article...]

United Nations calls on North Korea to stop missile tests

United Nations calls on North Korea to stop missile tests North Korea's deputy U.N. envoy said on Friday that the United States needed to roll back its "hostile policy" toward the country before there could be talks between the pair. It stressed the importance of North Korea "immediately showing honest commitment to denuclearisation through concrete action". Experts however, say the test did not demonstrate a new capability, although it does appear t... [Full Article...]

Israeli-Palestinian peace can catalyze broader Mideast peace

Israeli-Palestinian peace can catalyze broader Mideast peace The scouts said in the statement that they were asked specifically by the Trump team to stage a parade in Jerusalem's Old City in order to accompany Trump into the church. Meeting Netanyahu in Washington in February, he said he would support a single state if it led to peace, delighting Israeli right-wingers who want to see most of the West Bank annexed. [Full Article...]

Israeli-Palestinan deal would be start of Middle East peace

Earlier, on his fourth and final day in the Middle East, his motorcade crossed through the barrier surrounding biblical Bethlehem for a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , where he pressed for progress on the dormant peace process. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande has reportedly returned home after deadly attack

The protocol is being called "Operation Temperer", May said. By raising the threat level to "critical" from "severe", May said, the government can deploy up to 5,000 troops onto British streets at public events, such as sports competitions, although the military personnel would come under police command. [Full Article...]

Unlikely Figures Praising President Trump's Israel, Middle East Trip

But he warned Middle Eastern nations that they "cannot wait for American power to crush" Islamic terrorism, stating that America's role is not to "lecture" or "tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship". "Throughout the Middle East, Christian communities are decimated, minorities persecuted". "In this land so rich in history, Israel has built one of the world's grea... [Full Article...]

Pope to Kids: I Wasn't 'bravo' at Soccer, So I Played Goalie

Pope to Kids: I Wasn't 'bravo' at Soccer, So I Played Goalie Trump greeted Francis in Sala del Tronetto, the room of the little throne, on the second floor of the Apostolic Palace. IRENE CARATELLI: I think that Pope Francis is going to meet President Trump , knowing he has the possibility to influence someone who can change history. [Full Article...]

Korean officials meet in attempt to fix ties

Korean officials meet in attempt to fix ties No one is saying the crisis can be fixed without multilateral involvement, particularly the USA and China, but it has to start with Korea . The United States and South Korea have said the deployment is aimed purely at defending against any threat from North Korea, which experts have believed for months is preparing for its sixth nuclear test in defiance of United Nations sanctions. [Full Article...]

Philadelphia vigil to honor victims of Manchester bombing

Philadelphia vigil to honor victims of Manchester bombing As CBS News' Jonathan Vigliotti reports, this is the highest the threat level has been in the United Kingdom since 2007. He also said that people who are "accusing me of pushing a conspiracy theory, you are the biggest hypocrites in the entire world". [Full Article...]

Brokering Peace Calls for Vision, Strategy, Determination and Action — APN to Trump

Abbas announced he is ready to be Trump's partner in securing peace in the Middle East through establishment of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in 1967. Palestinian news agency Ma'an estimates that more than 1,300 Palestinians are now on strike behind bars in Israeli prisons, while Israeli outlets have placed the number in the high hundreds. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande's mother help young fans to safety during Manchester attack

The elevation allows British officials to deploy armed forces to secure potential target areas and support police officers. "Armed police officers responsible for duties such as guarding key sites will be replaced by members of the armed forces". [Full Article...]

Five dead in IS attacks on Syrian minority neighbourhoods

Five dead in IS attacks on Syrian minority neighbourhoods A vehicle bomb exploded in Homs on Tuesday morning, Syrian state television said, two days after the city went back under full government control for the first time since 2011. The authorities of the Syrian city of Homs , 162 kilometers north from Dsamascus, arrested Sheala Ahmad al Rasso, a woman who confressed her participation in more than three terror attacks. [Full Article...]

Kano Assembly Suspends Probe Of Kano Emirates

Kano Assembly Suspends Probe Of Kano Emirates However, the State House of Assembly on Monday resolved to drop the probe following a plea through a letter by the state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje , which was read by the Speaker, Kabiru Alhassan Rirum, on the floor of the House. Rurum said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo; Ibrahim Babangida, former military president Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state; Sa'ad Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto, A... [Full Article...]

Who wins and who loses in Trump's budget

Mick Mulvaney , Trump's budget office director, said the plan paid close attention to needs of United States taxpayers. "We are going to measure compassion and success by the number of people we help get off of those programs and get back in charge of their own lives". [Full Article...]

US-Middle East relations — NRT Focus

US-Middle East relations — NRT Focus Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a press conference in Tehran , Iran, Monday, May 22, 2017. Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani yesterday dismissed his U.S. That's when Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shiite cleric and protesters in Iran attacked two of the kingdom's diplomatic posts. Rouhani beat his main challenger, conservative ex-prosecutor Ebrahim Raisi in t... [Full Article...]

House panel looks at Trump campaign communications adviser for Russia ties

House panel looks at Trump campaign communications adviser for Russia ties The summons came on top of heightened activity in recent days regarding the Russian Federation probe, including the appointment of former FBI director Robert Muller as special counsel to head the investigation, separately from those being run by intelligence committees of the House of Representatives and the Senate. [Full Article...]


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