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May 26 2017

Trump handshake showdown with France's Macron

Trump has been known to pull people close to him while shaking hands, but Macron seemed prepared. Trump, whose own election past year shocked the pollsters, said Macr...

May 26 2017

GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord

Here's what you should know ahead of the meeting. It also aims to limit temperature increases by only 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Is the Paris accord...

May 25 2017

Tributes paid to victims of Manchester terror attack

Friends of Martyn were quick to pay tribute to the man. The 29-year-old's partner Russell Hayward tweeted the tragic news this morning, writing: "We got the news last...

May 25 2017

USA warship sails close to disputed island controlled by China

The USS Dewey sailed "less than 12 nautical miles" from Mischief Reef, part of the the Spratly Islands, in a "freedom of navigation operation", the official said. Under t...

May 25 2017

Donald Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace

Trump, fiercely criticized Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , saying he hopes he heeds the moral principles the US president has laid out on this trip. Th...

May 24 2017

Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers in life' behind Manchester attack

Trump says the attack preyed on "innocent children". They would think that's a great name. The explosion occurred outside Manchester Arena just as people were exitin...

May 24 2017

Tillerson to answer climate questions at Arctic Council

At issue is the abrupt change in the US position on the Paris Agreement since the November election. "It does not obligate the U.S.to enforce it". Worries about battlin...

May 24 2017

UAE condemns bomb attack on Manchester concert

She said the intention of the attack was to "sow fear" but stressed that it would not succeed. At least 22 people were killed in attack during Ariana Grande concert. T...

May 24 2017

Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President

Standing next to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin , Trump said: "The United States and Israel can declare with one voice that Iran must never be allowed to possess a ...

May 24 2017

Flynn Justified in Pleading Fifth, Not an Assumption of Guilt

There are two congressional inquiries and an FBI investigation into claims that Russian hackers tried to help Mr Trump win last November's presidential election, and in...

May 23 2017

Trump denies that he requested Comey end investigation into Flynn

Flynn. Then, it was alleged that Trump actually asked Comey to stop the FBI investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's possible Russian Federatio...

May 23 2017

Registration deadline looms for June 8 election

The all have to be back with the returning officer by polling day, June 8. It usually takes around five minutes to register to complete an application on the gov.uk si...

May 23 2017

Senator says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena

Legal experts told AP that Flynn likely won't give up the documents until he's granted immunity, which he's asked for after his firing to protect himself from "unfair pr...

May 23 2017

Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

In a short letter , Lighthizer gave official 90-day notice to Congress that the Administration intends to renegotiate the NAFTA treaty. Under NAFTA, exports of American...

May 23 2017

Reports emerge about Cassie Sainsbury's life

He said the new owners paid for her trip to Colombia. Speaking with Neil Mitchell from Colombia , Channel 9's Seb Costello said those being critical of the story had...

May 23 2017

Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran

Reformist candidates have reportedly swept municipal elections in the Iranian capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second ter...

May 23 2017

Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement begins

Numerous extra officers will be out during this period and enforcement of these violations will be strict. Participating law enforcement agencies will be taking a no-ex...

May 23 2017

Kevin Durant, Warriors beat Spurs 120-108, take 3-0 lead

Durant was able to be so dominant in the third quarter because he was playing with teammates - including a two-time MVP - who repeatedly went out of their way to put th...

May 22 2017

Worry about Saudi Arabia carrying out another 9/11: Iran to Donald Trump

United States president Donald Trump called on Middle Eastern leaders to combat a "crisis of Islamic extremism" emanating from the region, casting the fight against ter...

May 22 2017

With no Triple Crown in play, Belmont lacks a singular buzz

A Preakness record crowd of 140,327 was there for what should be the first of many Brown Triple Crown race wins . He rode Bernardini to victory in the Y 2006 Preakness...