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Though police believe Salman Abedi had the suitcase during the days leading up to the Manchester Arena bombing , authorities confirmed Monday that the suitcase was not used in the attack. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents are said to have informed British officials that the 22-year-old was part of a North African Islamic State cell based in the north west of England that was plotting an attack in the UK.
  • Macron accuses Russian media of propaganda during elections

    Macron accuses Russian media of propaganda during elections

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    Putin, though, said on Monday that his meeting with Le Pen did not mean he was trying to influence the outcome of election. Macron said he would make "not a single concession" to Russian Federation on the long-running conflict in Ukraine as he and his G7 counterparts said they were prepared to strengthen sanctions against Moscow.
  • Republican says shooting threat was self-defense

    Republican says shooting threat was self-defense

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    Rinaldi went on to allege that another Democrat Representative had "physically assaulted" him, while "other Democrats were held back by colleagues". Rinaldi responded by saying a Democrat threatened him and that he only said he would shoot in self-defense."During that time Poncho told me that he would "get me on the way to my vehicle".
  • Trump isolated over Paris climate change deal

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    Leaders of the G7 group of nations, which includes the Unted States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy, as well as the European Union, are meeting at Taormina from May 26-27. Trump ended his nine-day trip with a speech to USA troops in Sicily, where he recounted his visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium and Italy and his work to counter terrorism.
  • 7th Circuit upholds injunction allowing transgender teen to use the boys' restroom

    7th Circuit upholds injunction allowing transgender teen to use the boys' restroom

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    Zack Ford at ThinkProgress reports the Kenosha Unified School District had "argued that allowing Ash to use the boys" bathrooms would somehow infringe on "the privacy rights of all 22,160 students" in the district. The Wisconsin case differs from that of Gavin Grimm in Virginia which has been se to become the first transgender rights case to be heard by the US Supreme Court.
  • President Trump not expected to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

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    But none of this appears to be straining the U.S. -Israel alliance. "We don't think it would be wise to do it at this time", the official said . A number of Republican congressmen at the event alluded to McMaster's refusal to name the Western Wall as Israeli territory and called for moving the embassy to Jerusalem .
  • Russia condemns latest N.Korea missile launches, calls for restraint

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    Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said earlier in the day that Tokyo expresses strong protest to Pyongyang as the missile fell into Japan's exclusive economic zone, nearly 190 miles from Japanese Oki Islands. In July 2014, Park launched the 50-member committee, participated in by unification-related ministers and state-run and private think tanks, saying that inter-Korean unification would be a "bonanza" for the two Koreas and a blessing for their neighbors.
  • WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns

    WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns

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    As the discussion shifted to how Trump is communicating with the country, the press secretary insisted that the president is "very pleased with the work of his staff" and denounced " fake news ". Former campaign aides Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, meanwhile, have been brought back into Trump's orbit, sources said. Dubke was not part of the team that traveled overseas with President Donald Trump, and as of Tuesday is still on the job.
  • Oil is struggling to recover from its OPEC disappointment

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    Crude oil prices fell 5% after the announcement, which disappointed a market hoping for deeper production cuts. Non-OPEC producers led by Russian Federation, which are participating in the current output cut, also agreed here to join the extension till next March.