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Author: 0 Donald Trump calls for help in tackling 'Islamic extremism'

According to Mr Trump, "95% of the victims of terrorist attacks are themselves Muslims". "Foreign Policy or simply milking KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) of $480 billion?" In a departure of sorts from both previous administrations, Trump struck a noninterventionist tone, asserting the USA does not want to "lecture" Middle Eastern countries, but he also called for the countries of the region to "take the lead" in fighting terrorism.

Author: 0 Comey set to testify June 8 on Russia

President Donald Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch as the new justice for the Supreme Court in Washington D.C., the United States, on January 31, 2017. Trump cited the Russian Federation investigation as part of his reasoning behind dismissing Comey, leading Democrats, and some Republicans, to call for an investigation into whether the president obstructed justice.

Author: 0 Netanyahu says US Embassy decision delays peace

Trump had been up against a Thursday deadline to either certify the US had opened an embassy in Jerusalem or see the State Department lose half its funding for overseas facilities. "We see the decision as a reflection of deep understanding of the issue, and shows how much the Administration values the advice of its allies", Momani said.

World Media US cites 'complete obliteration of mock warhead
Author: 0 US cites 'complete obliteration of mock warhead

The fresh sabre-rattling from Pyongyang appeared to up the stakes as the Pentagon announced Tuesday it had intercepted a mock-up of an ICMB in a first-of-its-kind test. But despite its success, the £190million test didn't confirm that the USA could intercept an intercontinental-range missile fired by North Korea under wartime conditions.

World Media US mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting
Author: 0 US mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting

The majority of children are said to be Saudi nationals. The security situation at the school was contained. The Saudi Interior Ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . Police cars could be seen at the school campus, but the scene was otherwise quiet. Most schools in Saudi Arabia are on holiday.

World Media U.S. successfully destroys an incoming missile in test of defense system
Author: 0 U.S. successfully destroys an incoming missile in test of defense system

Jim Syring . The test "demonstrates that we have a capable, credible deterrent against a very real threat", Syring said. The test conducted Tuesday - which the missile agency's spokesman, Christopher Johnson, said would cost $244 million - marked the first time the alternate divert thrusters were used in an attempted intercept.

Author: 0 Trump expected to delay US embassy move to Jerusalem

The praise from Palestinian and Arab leaders and the protest from Israelis showed just how far Trump has shifted from the unwavering support for Israel's policies that he expressed during the 2016 campaign. However, all of Trump's predecessors impacted by this law have signed six-month waivers to delay the move, the last of which is set to expire June 1.

Author: 0 Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids

Huberty's son is dyslexic and the representative has said he might end up using the program to graduate someday. Final House approval of the bill is expected on Monday. "Members of the House wanted to act on this issue and my philosophy as Speaker has never been to force my will on the body". Some Democratic lawmakers - the bills were supported largely by Republicans - spoke out as well.

World Media GST: 160 reasons why India won't escape sales tax chaos
Author: 0 GST: 160 reasons why India won't escape sales tax chaos

The Delhi Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017, was passed by the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi Assembly at a one-day session called for the objective, even as MLAs raised concerns over the 18% and 28% tax slabs proposed by the GST Council . He said that GST would help in creating lot of jobs for young generation. Twelve per cent tax on frozen foods like meat is not a good idea. The Constitutional Amendment Bill was the first step in providing the Centre and states concurrent taxation powers, ...

World Media Amber Alert issued for 13-year-old Missouri girl
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for 13-year-old Missouri girl

A Bunker man has been arrested in connection to the abduction of a 13-year-old Salem girl early Wednesday morning, according to a press release from the Dent County Sheriff's Office. Police were notified of the girls' disappearance after she did not return home with the group of people she was supposed to be with. She was last seen in a two-toned, extended cab pickup with two men.

Author: 0 100 confirmed dead in Sri Lanka mudslides

India has dispatched three Navy ships to help the massive rescue and relief operations launched by the island nation's tri forces. "The first ship will reach Colombo on Saturday morning". The official Disaster Management Centre (DMC) reported that over 60,000 people were driven out of their homes in the south and western parts of the country.

World Media Macron talks Syria, LGBT rights, fake news with Putin
Author: 0 Macron talks Syria, LGBT rights, fake news with Putin

In answering a reporter's question, Macron minced no words in explaining why his campaign team had shut out two Russian-associated news organizations, Russia Today and Sputnik . Monday's visit offered Putin and Macron a chance to reset a relationship that got off on a less-than-ideal foot during Macron's presidential campaign.

Author: 0 Gunshots and explosions at Philippine mall

Tikos Low said he was in the resort's casino, along with a few hundred other people, when the attack began. A British filmmaker tweeted photos that show smoke around buildings. The U.S. State Department's bureau in the Philippines has issued a warning to stay away from the area. "IS said "lonewolf soldiers" from its group carried out the attack, according to the SITE Intelligence Group that monitors terrorist organisations".

World Media Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by position
Author: 0 Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by position

This will change". European leaders were especially dismayed by Trump's refusal to reaffirm United States support for last year's Paris climate change accord and his failure to publicly endorse NATO's mutual defense pledge. At the Sunday event, Merkel said that Europeans would continue to work in friendship with the USA, the United Kingdom and others wherever possible, including Russian Federation, but stressed her view that Europeans must be self-reliant, reports CNN .

World Media UK Labour's Corbyn to join TV debate as gap with Conservatives narrows
Author: 0 UK Labour's Corbyn to join TV debate as gap with Conservatives narrows

Mr Farron claimed Mrs May was "too frit to turn up", while her decision not to attend was branded "extreme cowardice" by Green co-leader Caroline Lucas . "I think it's actually about getting out and about, meeting voters and hearing directly from voters". "What the people in Brussels look at is the record I had negotiating with them ...

World Media Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace
Author: 0 Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace

Ann Coulter, who had recently criticized Trump for not sticking to his hard-line immigration record, tweeted, "Wailing Wall the usual photo op, but Trump should visit Israel's BORDER wall". Trump's overtures to the Sunni Muslim world and worshipping at the Western Wall, in a gesture to Jews, irks white nationalists and the far-right in American politics.

Author: 0 Pound slips after poll suggests hung parliament

The only poll that really matters, of course, is the one taken by the United Kingdom electorate on June 8, but the public have been given little guidance on what to expect by the most recent surveys. The converse view is that with less room for manoeuvre domestically, she will be able to reject compromises proposed by Brussels and drive a harder bargain, knowing that European Union negotiators will not want May to execute her threat of leaving without a deal.

World Media Day war begets 50 years of conflict for Israel
Author: 0 Day war begets 50 years of conflict for Israel

Likewise, the American government will defend Israel at all global institutions and organizations, in accordance with President Trump's declaration. The president during his visit to Israel expressed hope for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians. Trump added that he is "personally committed to helping Israelis and Palestinians achieve a peace agreement".

World Media Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties
Author: 0 Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties

Traditional relations between Brussels and Washington have been tested since the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, who had raised eyebrows in the European Union with his criticism of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and his reticence to back the Paris accord climate change deal.

World Media 'Axis of love': Saudi-Russia detente heralds new oil order
Author: 0 'Axis of love': Saudi-Russia detente heralds new oil order

Global energy giant Saudi Aramco has signed a joint venture (JV) deal with UAE-based engineering firm Lamprell , the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) and Hyundai Heavy Industries Company to establish, develop and operate of a world-class maritime yard .

World Media Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await
Author: 0 Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

Typical Trump bull shit. "This is, of course, in addition to all of the jobs from the deals made in Saudi Arabia". Most disturbingly for allies, Trump did not personally affirm his commitment to Article 5, NATO's mutual defense doctrine, after pre-trip signals from the White House that he would do just that.

Author: 0 Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike after securing concessions

Issa Qaraqe, the head of the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners' Affairs, confirmed the deal on Saturday. Hunger strikers are also calling for an end to Israel's widely-condemned policy of "administrative detention", which allows the imprisonment of individuals on "secret evidence" for without trial or charge for six-month intervals that can be renewed indefinitely.

Author: 0 Trump rejects moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem - for now

Short, senior assistant to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer , said, ".the question is not if that move happens, but only when. USA officials say the process of moving the embassy would take at least six months and involve major adjustments in security, office and housing space and staffing at both the existing facility in Tel Aviv and the consulate general in Jerusalem.

World Media Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer
Author: 0 Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer

President Trump sparked wild speculation and an internet frenzy when he shortly after midnight Wednesday local time, saying: " Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". In creating a separate entity to handle the Russian Federation fallout, the White House hopes existing staffers can return their focus to executing the President's agenda, which has largely stalled as aides and advisers work to respond to the Russian Federation story .

Author: 0 May: I'm way too busy to join debate

The Tories remain firm favourites to win the most seats at the General Election and are favourites to win a seat in 395 constituencies a decrease of three since last week. Ms May confirmed earlier in the day that she would not take part, saying there were better ways to engage the public than them watching politicians "squabbling among themselves".

World Media Putin: Russian meddling
Author: 0 Putin: Russian meddling "fiction" invented by Democrats

The RT broadcaster and Sputnik agency are " organs of influence and untruthful propaganda, nothing more, nothing less", he declared. He continued as Putin looked increasingly uncomfortable with Macron's unprecedented move . Macron made the bold attack on Kremlin-backed media outlets while standing right next to a sombre Putin - vocally criticizing the Russian state in a way that nearly no other world leader, including Donald Trump, has chosen to do.

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