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Meche's mother, Asha Deliverance of Ashland, Oregon, confirmed on Facebook that her son had been killed. Police said one of the two young women on the train was wearing a hijab. "Violent words can lead to violent acts", he said. Draped in an American flag, he yelled "I'm a nihilist", and shouted profanity and racial slurs. It wasn't clear why the man was yelling, Simpson said.
  • Lindsey Graham: Comey's decision to act on possibly fake Russian document 'incompetent'

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    Rep. Ted Lieu on Sunday ribbed White House Senior Aide Jared Kushner for allegedly attempting to set up a private communication channel between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's transition team. JOHN KELLY: I know Jared. The Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, has requested information and documents from Trump's campaign dating back to July 2015, the AP and other news outlets confirmed .
  • 'Moment of truth': Macron admits Trump handshake 'wasn't innocent'

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    It is almost impossible to shake off Trump once he decides to take hold of someone's hand. In the interview , Macron compared his own handshake to his leadership posture. To the contrary, Macron told the French press that it was a necessary show of strength, a symbol that France "won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones, while not overhyping things either", according to Politico.
  • Macron visits French troops in Mali's restive north

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    Macron said he would take part in the coming weeks in a meeting of the so-called G5 Sahel countries - Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali and Mauritania - all former French colonies. "But other countries can do more, in terms of backup, in terms of development (and) partnerships for equipment", Macron said. Germany now contributes 550 troops to the multi-national United Nations force in Mali, called MINUSMA.
  • Central Europeans confident Trump committed to NATO

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    On Saturday, Trump repeated an earlier argument that he was instrumental in getting a renewed commitment by NATO's member to spend more on defense. Standing alongside his counterparts, the president effectively accused countries who do not meet NATO's goal of spending 2 per cent of their gross domestic product of sponging off American taxpayers.
  • Iran reformists sweep Tehran council elections: agencies

    Iran reformists sweep Tehran council elections: agencies

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    Europe, which has tripled trade with Iran, and Asia , Iran's chief customer for oil, can be expected to object to Trump's uncompromising posture. Rouhani , who defeated hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi in Friday's presidential election, responded by ridiculing decades of United States strategy in the Middle East.
  • New Images Show Abedi On Night of Manchester Attack

    New Images Show Abedi On Night of Manchester Attack

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    Armed police were on the streets outside London's Wembley Stadium, and security guards conducted extra bag checks, as 90,000 fans arrived for the FA Cup soccer final between Chelsea and Arsenal, one of the biggest sporting events of the year.
  • Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber

    Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber

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    CCTV stills of Abedi, bespectacled and casually clothed, were released by police in a plea for information about his movements between May 18 and the attack. A search is also being carried out at an address in Moss Side, in the south of the city, as part of the investigation. In addition, Abedi's father and younger brother were detained in Libya.
  • Vice President Jahangiri Quits Iran Presidential Election Race

    Vice President Jahangiri Quits Iran Presidential Election Race

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    His landmark policy has been the reduction of sanctions against Iran via rolling back on the county's nuclear programme. Opponents have accused the president of failing to ensure that ordinary Iranians benefited from the 2015 nuclear deal, while indicating they'll respect the accord.
  • Democrats Call for Jared Kushner to Lose Security Clearance Amid FBI Probe

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    Trump's administration has been working to contain the fallout from news reports that Kushner spoke in December with Russia's ambassador, Sergey I. Police in Manchester said they would stop sharing information with their US counterparts after photos appearing to show remnants from the bomb were published by The New York Times .
  • U.S. boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu

    U.S. boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the Palestinians Tuesday after their leader condemned the Manchester attack that they must end a law ensuring payments to suicide bombers if they are serious about combating terrorism. Diana Buttu, a Palestinian lawyer and former adviser to the Palestine Liberation Organisation, says Trump's comments about striving for a negotiated solution between Israel and the Palestinians are not promising.
  • Trump 'wide open' on whether to support Paris climate accord

    Trump 'wide open' on whether to support Paris climate accord

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    The official, who has not been named, said that the United States should be "out front" when it comes the Paris Agreement. City and state level governments will also fill the federal void and, most importantly, capital knows what Trump does not, that climate change mitigation is an unstoppable locomotive that is going to make some folks very , very rich, while others whither.