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Several ways to honor servicemembers lost in the line of duty

On the last weekend in May, we, as Americans, but especially those of us that are part of the military community, have a hard but cherished duty. The newspaper is full of pictures and memories each year. Though many people are quick to refer to Memorial Day as the unofficial beginning of summer, the day is much more than that. As the Civil War came into Virginia, Robert E. [Full Article...]

Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'

Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent, killed 22 people on May 22 at an Ariana Grande concert. Twenty-two people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in a crowd leaving her concert at the Manchester Arena on Monday. [Full Article...]

G-7 leaders back stronger fight against terror

Numerous protesters carried flags or wore bandanas over their faces with the hammer and sickle symbol, a communist symbol. However, the United States remained isolated from the other six G7 nations over climate change, demanding more time to decide whether to honor its commitments to reduce carbon emissions under the 2015 Paris Agreements. [Full Article...]

Operation to dismantle terror network 'still at full tilt', Amber Rudd says

Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch Saturday, from "critical" to "severe", yet security remained high as jittery residents tried to enjoy a long holiday weekend. In a statement, the force said: We immediately established full command and control of the incident and within an hour of the attack taking place a specialist counter terrorism control room had been established with a first... [Full Article...]

Terror suspect arrested in Old Trafford amid more raids

Terror suspect arrested in Old Trafford amid more raids In the Libyan capital Tripoli, Abedi's younger brother 20-year-old Hashem and their father, Ramadan, are being held by special forces linked to the country's interior ministry. In Rome, Pope Francis led thousands of people in St. Peter's Square in prayer, saying he was "close to the relatives and all those who are weeping for the dead". [Full Article...]

North Korea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

North Korea is still thought to be several years from its goal of being able to target US mainland cities with a nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile . North Korea has been working on new anti-aircraft weaponry as well, according to Reuters . "This weapon system, whose operation capability has been thoroughly verified, should be mass-produced to deploy all over the country... [Full Article...]

North Korea fires short-range missile

In their final communique, Abe and Trump - along with the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom - said North Korea "increasingly poses new levels of threat of a grave nature to global peace and stability. military installations within those countries, at risk for a North Korean counterstrike. "Today's launch is the North's way of saying to the world, "It wouldn't be ea... [Full Article...]

'Significant arrests' in hunt for bomber Salman Abedi's network

'Significant arrests' in hunt for bomber Salman Abedi's network Another possible link under investigation is whether Abedi had ties to Raphael Hostey, a jihadist recruiter who was killed in Syria, the officials said. "Our response to this violence must be to come closer together, to help each other, to love more, to sing louder and to live more kindly and generously than we did before", she wrote. [Full Article...]

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

APN to Trump: Brokering Peace Calls for Vision, Strategy, Determination and Action 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 . "Some estimates say that more than 95 percent of the victims of terrorism , are themselves Muslims", President Trump said in Riyadh on Sunday as he spoke to Arab and Muslim leaders. [Full Article...]

Israel approves controversial Jerusalem cable vehicle project

Israel approves controversial Jerusalem cable vehicle project During the meeting the Cabinet approved a plan to build an elevator from Jerusalem's Jewish Quarter to the Western Wall that would allow more accessibility for handicapped people to the holy site. The status of Jerusalem is among the most sensitive issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "As a force, Israel is trying to alter the historical nature and annex Jerusalem in particular, an act ag... [Full Article...]

Trump tried to get intelligence officials to deny collusion

Gianforte urged Montana voters to send him to help Trump “drain the swamp, ” brought in Vice President Mike Pence and first son Donald Trump Jr.to campaign for him and was supported by millions of dollars of ads and mailers paid for by Republican groups. [Full Article...]

To Some Americans, Memorial Day Has Lost Its Meaning

To Some Americans, Memorial Day Has Lost Its Meaning That freedom came at a steep price, and today, Memorial Day, is a time to consider that price, paid in the lives of generations of people who have died to preserve the American ideal. Moving of the date did cause some controversy. That's when three women from Boalsburg, Pennsylvania , put flowers on the graves of loved ones who had died in the war, including a young man killed in the Battle of Ge... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom police arrest 15th person in connection with Manchester attack

United Kingdom police arrest 15th person in connection with Manchester attack Abedi had been a former "subject of interest" to MI5, but Ms Rudd said: "The intelligence services are still collecting information about him and about the people around him". British authorities say they have disrupted five plots since March 22, when a terror attack outside Parliament in London left five people dead. There were prayers for the victims at church services across Manchester on S... [Full Article...]

G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade and climate

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamGraham: Calling climate change a "hoax" bad for GOP Graham: Comey should be held accountable for acting on bad intel Trump got harsher GOP reception than Bush on budget MORE (R-S.C) said on Sunday that if President Trump withdraws the USA from the Paris climate deal, it would affirm to the world that he believes climate change to be a "hoax" and would badly h... [Full Article...]

Trump slams leaks as fake news following Kushner reports

Trump slams leaks as fake news following Kushner reports The newspaper cited anonymous US officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications. As he mulls outside reinforcements to his operation, Trump returned late Saturday from his nine-day journey to a White House seemingly in crisis mode, with a barrage of reports hitting close to the Oval Office and involving Jared Kushner , his son-in-law and influential... [Full Article...]

Democrats Call for Jared Kushner to Lose Security Clearance Amid FBI Probe

Back-channel communications might be harmless "in the abstract", Rep. Graham is not a member of the Senate intelligence committee, but is at the helm of an investigation by a Senate judiciary subcommittee into alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel Suggests Germany Can't Count on the US Under Trump

Sherpa is the nickname given to each senior bureaucrat who represents each leader in the negotiations that precede the summit and continue after the leaders arrive. "I'm not going to lecture another country on what they should do", Trudeau told reporters . It was a meeting of mixed outcome with Trump and his G7 colleagues finally agreeing on trade/protectionism but not climate change . [Full Article...]

Iran says it will continue missiles tests 'if necessary'

Rouhani told a news conference, broadcast live on state television. Mr Rouhani, a moderate cleric who signed a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, said the United States had "resorted to many methods against Iran but failed in all". [Full Article...]

Britain's MI5 starts review on handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber

Britain's MI5 starts review on handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber Officers arrested the man on terror charges in Old Trafford, to the east of the city, and were searching an address in the Moss Side area of Manchester , according to a statement from Greater Manchester Police. Interior minister Amber Rudd declined to comment on exactly what was known about Abedi when asked in several interviews on Monday. "That is all different layers, different tiers, it mi... [Full Article...]

Manchester attack: 19-year-old arrested, marks 15th person taken into custody

Manchester attack: 19-year-old arrested, marks 15th person taken into custody He died in the attack, Britain's worst for more than a decade. Despite questions being raised over the suitability of MI5 investigating itself, Home Secretary Amber Rudd told broadcaster on Sky News: "I think it is right that they do this". [Full Article...]


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