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Manchester Police Arrest 3 Men In Connection To Arena Bombing

Manchester Police Arrest 3 Men In Connection To Arena Bombing

A leading theory is that the attacker may have received specialist training overseas or that there is a technician in the United Kingdom who constructed the bomb, the Western official said. Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee. As part of the security response, military personnel are being deployed into civilian areas to work alongside and bolster police. Read More

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Trump due on Egypt visit to mend soured ties under Obama

Trump due on Egypt visit to mend soured ties under Obama

The bilateral relations between Egypt and US worsened during Trump's predecessor Barrack Obama's administration after the Egyptian military ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi in 2013. The ties, however, have improved under the new USA administration of President Trump, who pledged to support the key US ally with 1.3 billion US dollars annually in military aid. Read More

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Clashes between Palestinians, Israeli soldiers in Gaza leave 8 injured: medics

The Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Shehu Sani, has said that Nigeria would support the peaceful coexistence of Israel and Palestine. A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. Soldiers fired stun grenades and tear gas canisters toward the residents, however, no injuries were reported . Read More

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Macron to take over from Hollande on May 14

Macron to take over from Hollande on May 14

Macron, 39, founded his centrist En Marche (On The Move) movement of mostly political neophytes just a year ago on a promise to inject new blood into France's discredited political class. While Macron did promise to combat worldwide terrorism and climate change in his first public remarks as president-elect, his first big challenge lies at home. Read More

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Enda Kenny resigns as Irish Fine Gael party chief

Kenny, prime minister since 2011 and leader of his party for nearly 15 years, is expected to be replaced by either Leo Varadkar, the social protection minister, or Simon Coveney, the housing minister. But when asked whether Enda Kenny would be addressing the leadership issue at this meeting, the Fine Gael Press Office and Government Press Office both refused to comment on the matter. Read More

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Melissa McCarthy Joins Five-Timers Club On 'SNL'

And that's when we're gifted with a montage of an angst-ridden "Spicer" rolling through the streets of New York City on that motorized podium screaming at the taxis and cars speeding past her. "And hey, if you're concerned that when exposed to the outdoors, the image will run ....no worries, that's exactly what Sean Spicer does, so it's totally authentic!" McCarthy asked, to which Reynolds deadpanned, "You invited us". Read More

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Facebook Threatened on Belief Govt Had Warrants it Didn't

Facebook Threatened on Belief Govt Had Warrants it Didn't

The Thai Government has backed down on a threat to close Facebook in the kingdom if the company failed to remove pages considered offensive to the monarchy. Addressing speculation the government was building a case to pull the trigger on blocking Facebook in the kingdom, Takorn said his agency made no such proposal, as it has been cooperating with the authorities. Read More

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U.S. defense chief affirms commitment to protecting Turkey

U.S. defense chief affirms commitment to protecting Turkey

On Wednesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that every weapon obtained by the YPG constitutes a threat to Turkey. "Both leaders affirmed their support for peace and stability in both Iraq and Syria". Erdogan vowed to bring up the issue in talks with US President Donald Trump on May 16 in Washington, their first face-to-face encounter as heads of state. Read More

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ACLU Issues Travel Warning For Texas Amid New Immigration Law

The alert comes just days after the governor signs a law that will make it okay for police officers to ask about a person's immigration status during a routine traffic stop. "A lot of local law enforcement - they're not trained in immigration law". Which can, among other things, mean that USA citizens are held in jail for no other reason than because ICE officials suspect that based on the apprehended individuals' ethnicity they might be undocumented. Read More

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