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The 25-year-old man was arrested in the southwest of Manchester "on suspicion of offences contrary to the terrorism act", Greater Manchester Police said in a statement on Twitter . The UK Government has expressed its anger after US newspaper New York Times published photos showing the scene of the Manchester Arena attack that left 22 dead and several others injured.
  • China says RCEP trade deal aligned with 'Silk Road spirit'

    China says RCEP trade deal aligned with 'Silk Road spirit'

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    The TPP, which would have connected 40 percent of the global economy, took almost eight years of negotiations. Asia-Pacific trade ministers agreed to try to revive a massive free trade pact, even though the United States reaffirmed its decision to pull out, as fears grow of a new global era of protectionism.
  • Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans

    Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans "bad" _ on trade

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    According to a report in German publication Der Spiegel , US President Donald Trump has charged Germans for cornering business and jobs in the US. The German company Daimler said it employs 21,857 people in the United States . Trump's singling out of German carmakers for contributing to the nation's lopsided trade surplus follows rebukes of Japan's Toyota Motor Corp.
  • Trump's Israel Trip Was 'the Moment' to Announce Embassy Relocation, Lawmaker Says

    Trump's Israel Trip Was 'the Moment' to Announce Embassy Relocation, Lawmaker Says

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    They were particularly pleased with Trump's visit to the Western Wall , one of the holiest sites in Judaism. " Trump really has a place in his heart for Israel". "I think President Trump is doing what he thinks is right, regardless of what advisers may tell him, but at the same time he does recognize some of the diplomatic nuances and is trying to respect them without letting them limit him".
  • Devout Catholic Sean Spicer Excluded From Trump's Vatican Trip

    Devout Catholic Sean Spicer Excluded From Trump's Vatican Trip

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    That Trump even had rosary beads was news - practicing Catholics often use the beads for prayers, moving fingers along each bead to keep track of how many times each is said, and repeated. More: Is This Melania Trump's Cry for Help? US President Donald Trump has met with Pope Francis at the Vatican, promising not to forget the pontiff's message after a half-hour discussion and an exchange of gifts.
  • Memorial Park Cemetery to hold Memorial Day ceremony

    Memorial Park Cemetery to hold Memorial Day ceremony

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    Bill Woon, Secretary of Treasure for the First Special Service Force Association, replaced the wind tattered American and Canadian flags that fly at the park with new ones. Wherever they are, all Americans are asked to pause at 3 p.m. local time. Memorial Day Picnic for fallen soldiers and those missing in action. "There are a lot of things working against this particular holiday", said Brian Duffy, commander in chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
  • Senate Republicans Blast The Latest House Health Care Bill

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    The potential impact on the country, however, is the subject of a significant debate that will influence where the bill goes from here. The new provisions would allow states to permit insurance companies to increase premiums on some people with pre-existing conditions and waive the federal " essential health benefits " requirement.
  • Mississippi Shooting Spree Kills 8, Including Sheriff's Deputy

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    As authorities took suspect Cory Godbolt to the ground, he said he had been shot by someone inside one of the homes. The slain deputy, William Durr, 36, had served two years in the sheriff's department and had previously worked as a Brookhaven police officer.
  • Police make fresh arrest as Manchester runners defy terror threat

    Police make fresh arrest as Manchester runners defy terror threat

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    In the Libyan capital Tripoli, Abedi's younger brother 20-year-old Hashem and their father, Ramadan, are being held by special forces linked to the country's interior ministry. The troops will gradually be withdrawn from Monday, May said. Manchester police said they have seen an increase in reports of hate incidents this week, from 28 on Monday - which Hopkins said is what they receive on an average day - to 56 on Wednesday.
  • Wisconsin senator reacts to healthcare CBO report

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    Sen. Dick Durbin says the Republican health care plan, which he called "Trumpcare" will deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions and increase their premiums . A flag flies in front of the Capitol dome on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 2017. The Congressional Budget Office , a non-partisan group of experts who analyse USA legislation, said the bill would reduce federal deficits by US$119 billion between 2017 and 2026.