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Barack Obama tees off Scotland visit with round of golf

Barack Obama tees off Scotland visit with round of golf

Before his next shot, his caddie told him, "No pressure, sir", to which Obama replied, "Well, going by those shots I shouldn't feel any pressure". After he hit, Obama reportedly said: "Oh, that wasn't pretty". Auction prizes on the night include two walk-on parts in the next Fantastic Beasts film, part of the Harry Potter franchise, and the naming rights to the Gleneagles Hotel American bar.



Manchester police stopped sharing info with USA after leaks

The name of the bomber , Salman Abedi , was disclosed to USA media just as raids were underway both in Manchester and in Libya, where the bomber's father lives. Twenty-two people were killed and about 120 more injured when an explosive detonated outside the venue. But a possible motive why Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi killed 22 people has emerged - he wanted to avenge the killing of a friend in the British city previous year, a source close to his family told AFP ...



Ariana Grande says she will hold benefit concert in Manchester

British police have identified Salman Abedi , 22, as the bomber behind the attack on an Ariana Grande concert Monday in Manchester, England. The British intelligence unit has reportedly stopped sharing intelligence with its USA counterpart after American media exposed profiles of the suspects of Monday's explosion at Manchester Arena.



Trump clashes with world leaders at G7 meeting

Disagreements are most likely to come over climate change and trade, our correspondent there says. "The question of the Paris climate accord is still hanging", Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni told a news conference after the leaders held talks on the issue.



President Trump Urges NATO Members to Boost Defense Spending

TRUMP: We remember and mourn those almost 3,000 innocent people who were brutally murdered by terrorists on September 11, 2001. Mr Trump's rebuke of mainly European allies for not spending the recommended 2 per cent of GDP on defense came during a ceremony marking the Sept 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S., when North Atlantic Treaty Organisation invoked for the first and only time its mutual-defense clause.


Lib Dems pledge support for cutting-edge grid and storage technologies

Lib Dems pledge support for cutting-edge grid and storage technologies

Mrs May said she was "very happy" to endorse Mr Hammond but stopped short of guaranteeing he would remain in Number 11 after the June 8 General Election . Britain's centrist Liberal Democrats launched their party manifesto on Wednesday with a promise to hold a Brexit referendum, as they seek to win pro-EU votes in next month's national election.