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MANCHESTER, England The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children had recently returned from Libya, a British minister said, and her French counterpart said he had links with Islamic State and had probably visited Syria too.
  • Trump tells Iran to stop funding, training 'terrorists and militias' immediately

    Trump tells Iran to stop funding, training 'terrorists and militias' immediately

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    Sergey Kislyak and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov . On May 10, in a meeting with two top Russian officials, Donald Trump reportedly revealed highly classified intelligence information about an ISIS terror plot - top secret intelligence that according to a report in The New York Times last week was passed on to the United States from sources in Israel, a country with whom the USA holds a prized and highly sensitive intelligence-sharing relationship.
  • Hackers target Qatar's state-owned news agency

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    The cyber attack, which hit Qatar's official news agency website and Twitter account, caused ripples inside the Gulf state and across the Middle East. By early morning, those living in the UAE and subscribed to local cable providers couldn't access the channels of Al-Jazeera, the pan-Arab satellite broadcaster based in the Qatari capital, Doha .
  • Australian travel advice to change after Manchester bombing

    Australian travel advice to change after Manchester bombing

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    Mrs May said parents and relatives of missing people would be experiencing "unimaginable worry" as she urged anyone with information relating to the attack to contact police. "As parents we keenly feel the anxiety of those waiting to learn of their children's safety on this awful night", he said. This is an attack on innocence.
  • Trump brags to Russians about firing 'nut job' Comey

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    Rosenstein received support from the Senate a month ago when he was confirmed by a vote of 94 to 6 to be the Justice Department 's second-highest-ranking official. NYT: Trump brags to Russians about firing " nut job " ComeyPresident Donald Trump bragged to two top Russian officials last week that firing "nut job" FBI Director James Comey eased "great pressure" on him, The New York Times reported Friday .
  • Shouts of 'Dump Trump' in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

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    At a joint appearance with the president in Jerusalem , Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was asked if Israel now had any concerns about sharing intelligence with the United States; the New York Times reported last week that Israel had given Washington key intel about terrorists' bomb-making abilities.
  • I never mentioned Israel to Russian officials

    I never mentioned Israel to Russian officials

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    Mr Trump , wearing a black skullcap, became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall on Monday. The official briefed on Sunday's meeting said the package includes building permits for Palestinians in Area C that has largely been off limits to Palestinian development until now.
  • I never said 'Israel' in meeting with Russians

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    But Trump is now scheduled to visit the site without Israeli officials by his side - with U.S. officials keenly aware of the sensitivities surrounding the holy site, which both Israelis and Palestinians claim as part of their territory. A senior official who was part of the Palestinian delegation said Trump is planning to try to relaunch peace talks, with a goal of reaching an agreement within a year .
  • Big Sam does it again, as Hull's relegation is confirmed

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    Allardyce says it was a "perfect" performance from his team, on such a hige day for the club. You start to win or lose a season ahead one year in advance. The Portuguese has a relegation clause in his contract and Watford are known to be interested after he defied expectations by nearly keeping Hull in the top flight.
  • Ethiopia: WHO Elects Ethiopian As First African Director

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    Dr. Ghebreyesus or simply Tedros, as he is known, will be replacing Margaret Chan , who will be stepping down from her post of 10 years by the end of June. During his campaign, he highlighted his experience as Ethiopia's health minister, where he supervised the expansion of the country's basic health services.
  • Trump visits Jerusalem to seek paths to Israeli-Palestinian peace

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    First lady Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump , the President's daughter, also prayed at the wall, at the portion reserved for women. But Trump's visit to the wall comes after United States officials who met with Israeli officials to arrange Trump's visit sparked off a controversy by contending that the Western Wall was part of the West Bank - which is not the US' policy.
  • Ariana Grande returns to US following Manchester bombing

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    U.S. sites reported the death toll, the attack being a suspected terror attack and the attacker's name well before British police had publicly released the details. Grande had not been seen publicly since an explosion ripped through the packed Manchester Arena at the end of her performance there. The disclosure came as Home Secretary Amber Rudd confirmed the United Kingdom security services had been aware of the British-born 22-year-old.