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Trump's views on Islam 'continue to evolve,' says Secretary of State

Yet myriad problems in the Middle East , starting with ISIS and al Qaeda, have little or nothing to do with Iran , and not every regional power struggle in which Iran is involved is amenable to American-imposed solutions. President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a " common cause " with Israel in their determination to counter the threats posed by Iran.



Death Toll from Ariana Grande Concert Bombing Could Rise

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said bomber Salman Abedi was known "up to a point" to the British intelligence services and police. Alan Kinsey, 52, who lives across the street from the raided house in Fallowfield, Manchester, filmed at least 20 heavily armed police in helmets and armour march down the street, surround the house and blast down the door before entering.


Russian Federation 'brazenly interfered in our election — Ex CIA Chief

Russian Federation 'brazenly interfered in our election — Ex CIA Chief

He says he personally warned Russian Federation last summer against interfering in the US presidential election. Mr Cummings asked the committee's chairman, Jason Chaffetz, to subpoena the White House for documents related to Mr Flynn. "So my question is what did the Obama administration do after that, after they learned that the warning had fallen on deaf ears", said Morell. The full committee voted 16-7 to move Trump's pick to the full Senate.



Churchgoers, Priest Taken Hostage in Philippines Besieged City

Government security forces clashed with Muslim militants in Marawi after Abu Sayyaf group leader Isnilon Hapilon , accompanied by armed members of the Maute Group , moved into the city, bring the fighting that has ravaged the countryside for months into an urban center.


Moors Murderer Ian Brady Dies, Aged 79

Moors Murderer Ian Brady Dies, Aged 79

A combination of handout pictures created in London shows undated police handout photographs released by Greater Manchester Police of "Moors murderers" Ian Brady and Myra Hindley . Fifty years on, 12-year-old Keith Bennett has still never been found - despite the belief that Brady knew the location and buried him on the Moors, where he buried three others.



Korea's Kim Jong-Un 'madman with nuclear weapons'

Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines , said the militants forced their way into a cathedral in Marawi and seized a priest, 10 worshippers and three church workers. ISIS' media wing, Amaq Agency, put out a statement announcing that "fighters of the Islamic State launch a wide-scale offensive on positions of Philippine troops in the city of Marawi".