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'Moment of truth': Macron admits Trump handshake 'wasn't innocent'

'Moment of truth': Macron admits Trump handshake 'wasn't innocent'

The two world leaders met late last week at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation conference in Brussels , and their excruciating handshake made headlines around the world. "We need to show that we won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones, while not overhyping things either". In February, Trump's lengthy handshake with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe went viral.



British Police arrest 14th person in UK bombing investigation

According to the BBC , two people who knew Abedi during his time at Manchester College confirmed they had each made separate calls to anti-terrorism hotlines to warn authorities about his extremist views. Home Secretary Amber Rudd refused to comment on whether opportunities were missed to spot the murderous intent of Abedi before the deadly attack, as national security became the major issue in the general election campaign.



Vettel leads Ferrari 1-2 at Monaco to extend lead over Hamilton

Vettel , who began the race in second place, led home team-mate and polesitter, Kimi Raikkonen after passing the Finn by running longer to their only pit stops. "Obviously I can stop the vehicle if I want!" In his final Grand Prix, Jenson Button crashed out when he flipped the Sauber of Pascal Wehrlein into the wall at Portier on lap 61.


Europe Electronics Ban Could Cost Airline Passengers $1 Billion

Europe Electronics Ban Could Cost Airline Passengers $1 Billion

A joint EU-US statement issued after the meeting said: "At the meeting, both sides exchanged information on the serious evolving threats to aviation security and approaches to confronting such threats". In a letter to European Union transport commissioner Violeta Bulc and USA secretary of homeland security John Kelly, IATA director general Alexandre de Juniac warns member carriers have "serious concerns regarding the negative impact any expansion of the ban on PEDs in the aircraft ...



Republican Gianforte apologizes to the reporter he assaulted in his victory speech

Gianforte was considered the favorite with a single-digit lead over Quist in recent polling data. Whether Gianforte's widely reported altercation with Jacobs may influence the final outcome remains to be seen. He campaigned last weekend with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who won the state's 2016 Democratic presidential primary against Hillary Clinton.



U.S. university graduates stage walk-out during Mike Pence speech

Pence was invited to be the commencement speaker after students petitioned against inviting President Donald Trump . Pence was chosen to give the commencement address at the nation's most prominent Catholic university - even though the school ordinarily invites newly inaugurated presidents to give the address in their first year of office.