• 3 more arrested in Manchester; attacker's Libya ties probed
3 more arrested in Manchester; attacker's Libya ties probed

The government said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed instead of police on Wednesday in high-profile sites in London and elsewhere. Britain's terror threat level was raised to "critical" - the highest level - on Tuesday over concern another attack could be imminent.

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  • Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban
Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

Reinstating the ban would require the votes of five of the nine justices, with Justice Anthony Kennedy as the likely swing vote. Chief Judge Roger Gregory wrote that changes made to the revised travel ban removing any mention of religion did not fix the fact that the order unfairly and illegally targets Muslims .

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  • Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain
Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

Police said children were among those killed or injured. President Donald Trump made a personal appeal for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling on both sides to put aside the "pain and disagreements of the past", as he closed a four-day swing through the Middle East Tuesday.

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  • President Trump condemns US Manchester attack leaks | Calls leaks
President Trump condemns US Manchester attack leaks | Calls leaks "deeply troubling"

But Greater Manchester Police said it could not formally name the victims until forensic post-mortems were concluded, which could take four to five days. The elder Abedi told The Associated Press by telephone from Tripoli: "We don't believe in killing innocents". The mass-murderer had only just returned from a three-week trip to war-torn ...

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  • Siena Poll: Trump Deeply Unpopular in NY
Siena Poll: Trump Deeply Unpopular in NY

Voters found that to be the case by a margin of 54-43 percent. President Donald Trump's favorability rating in his home state hit its lowest level since he was elected, while Gov. Trump fired James Comey as FBI director to disrupt the federal investigation into possible collusion between Russian officials and Trump associates to interfere i...

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  • Senate issues subpoenas targeting Michael Flynn's businesses
Senate issues subpoenas targeting Michael Flynn's businesses

Flynn has become a target of probes being conducted in the House, Senate and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. General Michael Flynn has another chance to release subpoenaed documents before possibly being held in contempt of Congress, the Senate Intelligence Committee's leadership said as two new subpoenas were announced.

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  • Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran
Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

Rouhani, who defeated hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi in Friday's presidential election , responded by ridiculing decades of United States strategy in the Middle East. "They are exhausted from 40 years of conservatives' management style", said Soroush Farhadian, a Tehran-based political analyst who backs reformists.

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  • Final vote count due today in BC election; still no majority government
Final vote count due today in BC election; still no majority government

This can lead to a debate of issues such as state ownership or management of the alcohol or other industries, as well as debate about how energy is derived and stewarded, whether BC Hydro should be reined in, and whether dams and pipelines should be developed.

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  • Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President
Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President

Those who fund terrorists cannot claim they are fighting against them", he said.Tehran and Riyadh are involved in proxy wars across the region, backing opposite sides in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Lebanon.FRAGILE DIPLOMACYAlready fragile diplomatic and trade ties between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shi'ite-dominated Iran were severed past year, after Saud...

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  • Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur
Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

Pillar's salary for the two games will be donated, with the club still working out those specifics. Pillar was apparently upset that Motte threw a quick-pitch for the third strike. Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar (11) celebrates his game winning home run against the Seattle Mariners during ninth inning American League baseball acti...

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  • Duterte off to Moscow to mark 'new chapter' in PH-Russia ties
Duterte off to Moscow to mark 'new chapter' in PH-Russia ties

Brigadier General Rolando Bautista, commander of the Philippines' First Infantry Division, said security forces were trying to locate militants who had scattered everywhere and were blocking reinforcements from arriving."There are more or less 100, divided into groups of 10 in different locations", Bautista told news channel ANC."Since they are adv...

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  • Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks
Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

Israeli officials say they are largely in the dark about what ideas Trump might present for peace or what concessions he may demand. Earlier, Trump said, "This moment in history calls us to strengthen our cooperation as both Israel and America face common threats from ISIS and other terrorist groups to countries like Iran that sponsor terror...

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  • Oil Price Decreases With Proposal To Sell US Reserves
Oil Price Decreases With Proposal To Sell US Reserves

We believe global oil markets are rebalancing, as supply cuts by OPEC and non-OPEC allies started since January. On Thursday - May 25th - ministers from OPEC member countries will meet in the morning ahead of an afternoon gathering that will include non-OPEC oil exporters.

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  • Jia Yueting steps down as CEO of troubled Leshi, remains chairman
Jia Yueting steps down as CEO of troubled Leshi, remains chairman

A few days after a splashy U.S. launch in October , Yueting sent out a memo saying the company had "overextended in our global strategy" and that the company's "capital and resources were in fact limited". "This decision was a strategic move that allows Yueting to spend more time on automotive", a Faraday spokesman told the Review-Journal. One s...

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  • Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip
Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip

Speaking on the tarmac at Ben Gurion Airport, Trump said he had come to "this sacred and ancient land to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between the USA and Israel". US President Donald Trump has spoken of a "rare opportunity" to deliver longed-for peace in the Middle East as he arrived in Israel, continuing his tour of the geographic hearts of th...

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  • UP Police registers murder case in IAS officer's death
UP Police registers murder case in IAS officer's death

An Uttar Pradesh BJP minister today accused Karnataka's Congress government of a hand in the "murder" of the IAS officer found dead on a Lucknow roadside yesterday, claiming the bureaucrat was about to "expose a scam" in Bangalore where he was posted.

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  • Rouhani secures resounding victory in Iran presidential election
Rouhani secures resounding victory in Iran presidential election

In his campaign, President Rouhani promised to put an end to extremism, to open up the political atmosphere, to extend individual and political rights, to free political prisoners, to remove decimations against women and bring under control all those state institutions that are not accountable.

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  • Greensboro Police Memorial Honors 22 Fallen Officers
Greensboro Police Memorial Honors 22 Fallen Officers

Trump began the day by issuing a proclamation declaring May 15, 2017, as Peace Officers Memorial Day and May 14 through May 20, 2017, as Police Week. Fox also honored those who have received career ending injuries in the line of duty. "Then later on, as it progressed, Congress passed a public law dedicating an entire week to Police Officers' ...

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  • China and ASEAN Near A Code of Conduct?
China and ASEAN Near A Code of Conduct?

According to Duterte, China's Xi had said that the parties would discuss the arbitration ruling some time in the future, but not now. Former foreign affairs secretary Albert del Rosario said China's threat of war is Beijing's strong statement that it does not honor the arbitral ruling.

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  • Palestinians observe general strike as prisoners continue hunger strike for day 36
Palestinians observe general strike as prisoners continue hunger strike for day 36

A partial strike on Sunday was followed by a full strike on Monday for all Palestinians in the occupied territories and the diaspora. Palestinians across the West Bank and in East Jerusalem closed all shops in a general strike on Monday (May 22) to show solidarity with hunger-striking prisoners held in Israeli jails.

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