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But she said "part of that trust is knowing that intelligence can be shared confidently". Greater Manchester Police said the latest arrest took place in the inner city Moss Side neighbourhood and was connected to the terror attack that killed 22 people and left scores injured during an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena on Monday, Efe news reported.
  • Taiwan to become first Asian country to recognize gay marriage

    Taiwan to become first Asian country to recognize gay marriage

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    Taiwan's judicial body Wednesday ruled that the current laws that request "marriage between a man and a woman" must be amended, or a new law passed within two years to protect the rights of same-sex couples. Twenty-three countries now allow same-sex marriage, according to the Pew Research Center , none of which are located in Asia. Religious and parents groups opposed to gay marriage said they will lobby Parliament not to pass any laws on legalisation, according to the report .
  • Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin

    Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin

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    The paper said the proposal was made December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by USA officials. Kushner in March said he was ready to testify about his Russian Federation meetings to the Senate Intelligence Committee . USA intelligence agencies concluded in January that Moscow tried to sway the November vote in Trump's favor.
  • Eyeing North Korea, U.S. plans first test of ICBM intercept

    Eyeing North Korea, U.S. plans first test of ICBM intercept

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    It was the first success after three failures and the program has only recorded nine successful intercepts out of 17 total attempts, according to the military newspaper. Although the U.S. confirmed Sunday's launch, American experts doubted the reliability of the new solid-fuel type for the IRBM after so few tests, Reuters reported .
  • Manchester attack arrests 'significant,' important items found

    Manchester attack arrests 'significant,' important items found

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    They briefly suspended sharing information with the U.S. Thursday. Trump , who has previously criticized leaks within his own administration, said the Manchester bombing leaks were "deeply troubling". " I want to reassure people that the arrests that we have made are significant . However, it is important that we continue with these searches", Hopkins said.
  • Protesters oppose martial law in Philippines

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    Isnilon Hapilon , the wanted leader of another local terrorist group called Abu Sayyaf , was "declared by the IS as its emir or leader in the Philippines ", Calida said. "One, to ensure the safety of lives, second to ensure operational security and ensure the safety of our men in uniform who are fighting, and for other national security considerations", he said, noting that social media in particular would be subject to censorship and warning people against posting material that breached ...
  • Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

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    The exodus of residents followed a failed raid by soldiers on Tuesday on a hideout of the Maute militant group which triggered clashes and chaos across the largely Muslim city of Marawi. The man at the center of the Marawi violence is Hapilon, an Arabic-speaking Islamic preacher known for his expertise in commando assaults. He is at the nexus of several militant groups trying to merge into a more powerful force.
  • Ex-CIA chief was concerned about Trump, Russia

    Ex-CIA chief was concerned about Trump, Russia

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    News reports that Trump asked his national intelligence director and National Security Agency chief to state publicly there was no evidence of collusion have heightened criticism. The committee sent a letter Tuesday to his lawyer questioning Flynn's basis for claiming a Fifth Amendment right to not provide documents in answer to requests.
  • Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value': Iran's Rouhani

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    President Hassan Rouhani has pledged to open Iran to the world and deliver freedoms its people have yearned for, throwing down a defiant challenge to his hardline opponents after securing a decisive re-election for a second term. President Trump also indicated that deal will create jobs for American companies. Rouhani said at a news conference on Monday that stability could not be achieved in the Middle East without Tehran's help.