Less than 12 hours after returning home from his foreign trip, President Trump was back to tweeting Sunday morning with a renewed attack on the news media. "We have back-channel communications with any number of individual" countries, McMaster told Reuters in an interview , saying a back channel between a member of the administration and a Russian embassy or Kremlin official wouldn't worry him.
The total number of people in custody over the attack rose to 13 when a 19-year-old man was detained during a search of a house in the Gorton area of the city late on Sunday. The straps of a backpack are visible on his shoulders. Still, security remains high at large-scale public events, including the Great Manchester Run where some 40,000 runners took to the city streets.
Rouhani decisively won a presidential election on Friday , securing another four-year term. TEHRAN , Iran (AP) Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani took barbed swipes at the US and its ally Saudi Arabia on Monday, hitting back at both a day after President Donald Trump used his first foreign trip to the kingdom to call for further isolation of Iran.
In his remarks, Mali's president expressed willingness to extend cooperation to France in countering terrorism. He said it was vital to step up the military effort because of signs that Islamist militants were reorganising and regrouping.
Since the attack, armed police backed up by the army have been patrolling cities and trains. May insisted Thursday that progress is being made in the Manchester bombing investigation but added the national threat level remains critical " meaning another attack may be imminent.
The flight from LAX was about six hours long, with CNBC reporting that it departed at 8:34 a.m. local time with 181 passengers and six on the crew. A flight attendant told him to sit down, and he was reportedly subdued when he attempted to open the cockpit door, according to ABC News' TSA source.
After Mr Rouhani's sweeping victory over his conservative rival Ebrahim Raisi, Iranian officials have been more sanguine about Mr Trump's coming speeches in Saudi Arabia and his next stop, Israel, pointing out the US President is bound to play to the gallery when hosted by two countries which portray Iran as the arch enemy.
But police said more arrests were expected, and security was tight across Britain as hundreds of thousands of people attended major soccer matches, concerts and other big holiday-weekend events. The family of one victim, 18-year-old Georgina Callander, said her life had been cut short by "evil, evil men prepared to ruin lives and destroy families".
He launched brutal tirades against Mr Rouhani and his reformist allies in televised debates between the presidential candidates, accusing them of corruption and failing to support the poor. A bruised Rouhani may struggle to secure enough votes to avoid a second ballot, prompting some analysts to predict he might lose in a run-off against Ebrahim Raisi, a former prosecutor Khamenei has helped build up, appointing him previous year to oversee Iran's largest shrine and its charitable foundation.
The Russia story didn't go away with Mr. Trump in Europe, and it won't be easy to sidestep once he is back at the White House . Schiff was particularly concerned about a Washington Post report that the back channel would have been conducted at a Russian diplomatic facility to avoid monitoring in USA communications systems.
The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Kim Jong-un watched "the successful test" organized by the Academy of National Defence Science, without revealing the date and location. There were no reports of damage, he said. It landed in Japan's exclusive maritime economic zone, which is set about 200 nautical miles off the Japanese coast, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.
Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has expressed grief after floods in Sri Lanka. An estimated 230,000 people in Sri Lanka are now affected by adverse weather conditions that have caused flooding and landslides in 14 out of 25 districts; Batticaloa, Colombo , Galle, Gampaha, Hambantota, Kalutara, Kandy, Kegalle, Matale, Matara, Mulaitivu, Ratnapura, Trincomalee and Vavuniya.
For those that missed Saturday's event, there will be a Memorial Day commemoration at 10 a.m. Monday and will feature remarks from Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, commander of the Navy's Third Fleet. Boardman: 113th Memorial Day Parade and Service. Following the ceremony, there will be an open house of the newly renovated Veteran's building on Main Street.
The announcement on the final day of the USA president's first global trip comes after he declined to commit to staying in the sweeping climate deal, resisting intense worldwide pressure from his peers at the summit. Shuvaloy Majumdar, a Munk senior fellow at the Macdonald Laurier Institute, said it would be "flattering" for Trudeau to be seen as someone who can act as a facilitator between Trump and the rest of the world.
Military boats and helicopters have been sent to help rescue operations. Modi said our ships are being dispatched with relief material. Rains induced landslides and floods in Sri Lanka claim over 91 lives. "When you feel the pain, we also feel the pain", the envoy said while formally handing over the Indian aid to Sri Lanka's Foreign minister Ravi Karunanayake at the Colombo port.
The outcome was the latest indication that initial enthusiasm for the new SPD leader, Mr Martin Schulz, could be fizzling out. Instead, Merkel's Christian Democratic Union won 33 percent of the vote in the election for the state legislature, with the Social Democrats trailing on 31.2 percent.
Displaced residents of Marawi city sleep on corrugated boxes at an evacuation center in Saguiaran township, near the besieged city of Marawi , Lanao del Sur province Sunday, May 28, 2017 in southern Philippines . The discovery confirms days of speculation that Maute rebels had killed civilians during a bloody takeover of Marawi City, that the military believes is aimed at winning the Maute recognition from the Islamic State group in the Middle East as a Southeast Asian affiliate.
On his first morning back from a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, Trump tapped out a string of comments on his Twitter account, declaring that his "trip was a great success for America". The plan could reportedly include building a "war room" within the White House to combat the scandal and feature the return of some of Mr Trump's more combative campaign aides, including Corey Lewandowski, who was sacked as campaign manager almost a year ago, and David N.
Voter turnout was strong; over 40 million-roughly 70 percent of those eligible-turned up at the polls. The Minister of internal Affairs of Iran abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said that the results of counting 100% of the votes, Rouhani scored 57% of the vote (23 549 616).
They released images of the bomber , 22-year-old Salman Abedi, yesterday. Greater Manchester Police said a 19-year-old man had become the latest suspect detained over Monday's atrocity that left 22 people dead . On Saturday night, police issued CCTV stills of Abedi, bespectacled and casually clothed, in a plea for information about his movements between May 18 and the attack.
Mr Macron told Le Journal du Dimanche newspaper that " my handshake with him, it wasn't innocent ". Macron said the moment was not the be-all-and-end-all, but a moment of truth . According to CNN's editor-at-large Chris Cilliza, handshakes are a "very big thing" for Trump. The centrist European leader also likened Trump's diplomatic approach to those of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin .
Kushner spoke with Kislyak in December about exploring the incoming administration's options with Russian Federation as it developed its Syria policy. "I would not be concerned about it". Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger had a special penchant for back channels and used private connections to reach out to Soviet and Chinese leaders, among others, Pillar said.
Lin added that the issue should be dealt with through multilateral discussions, based on the principles of shelving differences and seeking joint development of resources. "This is the objective of this bilateral consultation mechanism, to discuss issues that are contentious, while we pursue non-contentious issues in other fields", the journalist-turned-ambassador said.
If she is found guilty, she faces a sentence between 10 years in prison and life. The start of her trial could highlight the nadir of Park's fate, which has drastically changed over the course of only a few months. There is no proof of how exactly Park and Choi supposedly colluded, one of her lawyers argued, adding it is unclear what motives the former president would have had.
President Trump and myself, that we have a common opinion about Russian Federation". He was caught on camera shoving Montegrin Prime Minister Dusco Markovic to reach the front of the crowd of leaders as they gathered for the pre-meeting ceremony.
North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty. Moon's envoy to the United States, South Korean media mogul Hong Seok-hyun, left for Washington on Wednesday.
The BBC also reports on Thursday morning that police in Manchester have now stopped sharing information about the investigation with the U.S. because of the ongoing leaks. After the arrest of another suspect on Friday, eight men are now being detained in connection with the bombing. A German intelligence official said: "We must clarify whether Abedi knew people in Syria who he met" in Germany.
The US government has come under scrutiny over its handling of foreign intelligence in recent days following reports that Trump shared top secret information originating from Israel during a White House meeting with senior Russian officials, the CNN report said.
McMaster said that it was normal, Reuters reported on May 27. Durbin said on " Fox News Sunday " that allegations that Kushner sought to set up a backchannel with Russian Federation was "a rumor at this point", adding: "I'll trust Bob Mueller's judgment".
Patrick said the issue could be handled in two or three days in a special session. Abbott has said previously he's hesitant to do so over on any issue, but he's also bucked other GOP governors nationally in calling for legislation that could impose transgender restroom restrictions.
As soldiers replaced armed police at Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and Parliament, London Police Commander Jane Connors said the goal is to "make our city as hostile an environment as possible for terrorists to plan and operate". there was nothing wrong, everything was normal", Abedi said. He said his son was getting ready to visit Saudi Arabia for a short Umrah pilgrimage then planned to head to Libya to spend the Islamic holy month of Ramadan with his family.
Though her Dangerous Woman Tour has been suspended in the aftermath of the terror attack, which took the lives of 22 people and injured countless others, the pop star acknowledged her plans to stay present for her fans and those affected by the tragedy in the statement she issued on Friday.
With ten days left before the general election , Labour's recovery in Britain, at least as measured by the polls, has reached an extent sufficient to cause the Conservatives real alarm. Sterling on Friday suffered its steepest fall since January after a YouGov opinion poll showed the lead of Ms May's Conservatives over Labour was down to 5 percentage points.
Three previous similar tests happened a week ago. The North's nuclear and missile programs are perhaps the biggest foreign policy challenges to the new leaders in allies Washington and Seoul . He later warned, "This regime is a threat to the region, to Japan, to South Korea, and in the event of war, they would bring danger to China and to Russian Federation as well".
The military said a lull in torrential monsoon rains had allowed it to deploy aircraft, boats and ground troops to evacuate people from flooded areas and deliver food and other essentials. On Friday an airman was killed when he fell from a helicopter while trying to winch up a marooned man in the island's south. INS Shardul, which was dispatched by Southern Naval Command of India Navy with relief material to Sri Lanka has arrived in Colombo .