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Images of Manchester bomb released

Armed police officers patrol outside at St Paul's Cathedral in London , Wednesday May 24, 2017 to mark the one hundredth anniversary of the Order of the British Empire. The investigation into the Manchester Arena atrocity has continued apace as security agencies swooped on suicide bomber Salman Abedi's suspected network.

President Trump's job approval rating at 40% in MI

The poll has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points for all registered voters. Further, even in the Rasmussen poll - which by far is more favorable to Trump than any other - a majority of Americans disapprove of his job performance.

Off-duty police officer among those killed in Manchester bombing

Meanwhile, eight-year-old Saffie Roussos, 15-year-old Olivia Campbell, 28-year-old John Atkinson, 18-year-old Georgina Callander and 32-year-old Kelly Brewster are among the first of the 22 victims of the attack to be named. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb attack. Rudd said Britain's increased official threat level will remain at " critical " as the investigation proceeds and won't be lowered until security services are convinced there is no active plot in place.

United States congressional candidate charged with assaulting Guardian reporter

Guardian reporter, Ben Jacobs tried to get Gianforte to answer a question about the GOP health care bill when the candidate allegedly exploded on him. The sheriff announced plans to hold a press conference later Thursday. Gianforte's campaign issued a statement offering a starkly contrasting account.

New Zealand splits with Malaysia over TPP without US

Lighthizer , a 69-year-old trade lawyer who has a reputation as a tough negotiator stretching back to the Reagan era, was only confirmed by the Senate as US trade representative on May 11. One of the biggest challenges is keeping on board Vietnam and Malaysia, which signed up for the TPP deal and promised to make major reforms largely to get better United States of America market access.

Senior White House aide 'person of interest' in Russian Federation probe

A Democratic member of Congress, Ted Lieu, drew an instant conclusion about the implications, tweeting: "This. Is". White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not refute the Times story but said it was Comey's "grandstanding and politicizing" of the Russian Federation investigation that put pressure on the administration's ability to engage Moscow.

Punitive fire assaults undertaken across LoC, Pak military posts destroyed: Indian Army

The Indian Army on Tuesday said the recent action in Nowshera sector across the Line of Control has caused damage to Pakistan army posts. The video showed what looked like a forested area being bombed and smoke and fire billowing up after the explosion.

Justin Trudeau photobombs students posing for Prom, Twitter jealous

No one in the photo, which was taken in Vancouver and posted on Twitter , nor the photographer, appeared to notice the politician running by. The keen sportsman had been out for a run along the Stanley Park Seawall when he passed a group of students in full formalwear.

More Palestinians join mass hunger strike

After 31 days, 843 prisoners are still on a hunger strike, said the spokesman, Assaf Librati. It remains unclear if Barghouti, who is held in isolation, has begun refusing water. The violence came on the 33rd day of the prisoners' fast. The committee said in a press release Sunday night that the administration is still isolating the detainees from the outside world, and obstructing even human rights groups from meeting or observing the prisoners' conditions.

Chinese jets intercept US radiation-sniffing plane, US says

We will remind, earlier it became known that on may 14 North Korea has carried out another test launch of a ballistic missile a few days after the inauguration of the new President in South Korea. In April 2001, a Chinese jet fighter collided with a US surveillance plane over the South China Sea, leading to the death of the Chinese pilot and the detention of the 24 USA crew members in China for 10 days.

French President Macron heads to Berlin for his first official foreign visit

Faced with the rise of populism and Brexit, the arrival of Macron to the presidency, (but even more so the elimination of Europhobic candidate for the extreme right candidate Marine Le Pen), has undeniably provoked relief in Berlin, as in many European capitals.

Leaders line up without May and Corbyn — ITV Debate

Mrs May has said she will not take part in any live debates, and Mr Corbyn has said he will only take part if she does. Mr Farron, defending his party's proposal for a second European Union referendum, said: "Somebody will sign off that deal, it will either be the politicians or the people".

S Korea's new leader discusses N Korea, defense system with China's Xi

China has rigorously objected to the deployment of the USA missile defense system in South Korea, saying it destabilized regional security and did little to curb any threat from North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, which are in defiance of U.S.

Japan cabinet approves bill allowing emperor's abdication

But current Japanese law has no provision for abdication, thus requiring politicians to craft legislation to make it possible. His heir apparent Crown Prince Naruhito-and any future successors-would not be able to abdicate under the same law.

Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel

But suggesting his campaign's emphasis may be broadening, Schulz told public broadcaster ARD on Sunday evening that while "we have managed to mobilize many people with the topic of justice, people are also asking us, 'what else is coming?'" Party leader Martin Schulz said it was a "hard day".

Saudi Arabia counting down the seconds until Trump arrives

President Trump's first overseas trip as commander-in-chief, slated to kick off Friday, will include a Twitter forum with young Saudis, a "direct" speech about Islam and numerous one-on-one and group meetings with foreign heads-of state.

Dangerous Severe Weather Possible Tuesday

The severe weather risk will shift to the eastern half of Oklahoma Friday . "Large hail and damaging winds will be the primary concerns with this activity". There's also some cloud cover this morning that may dissipate this morning as well so we'll call it mostly sunny today and highs will be in the upper 80s-low 90s.

Widespread Boycott Drags Down Turnout in Palestinian Elections

Escalating tensions between Hamas and the more moderate Fatah led to Hamas's seizure of Gaza in 2007, while Abbas's party was left with control of the West Bank. Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine are boycotting the vote. Although it won easily, the Fatah Party's poor showing as results were released on Sunday reflected public discontent towards Abbas.

Iraq, US in talks to keep American troop presence after IS

A USA official and an official from the Iraqi government told the AP this week that talks about keeping U.S. troops in Iraq were ongoing. Iraqi forces pushed further into Mosul from the north on the second day of a new push to speed up the almost seven-month attempt to dislodge Daesh, commanders said today.

President Trump Delivers Commencement Address at Liberty University

Falwell said he would "absolutely not" do anything to students at Liberty if they booed Trump or turned their backs on him, like graduates did to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos during her commencement speech this week at Bethune-Cookman University, a historically black college.