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Kushner 'has no recollection' of Russian contacts

Kushner 'has no recollection' of Russian contacts

Ambassador Sergei Kislyak told his superiors in Moscow that he and Mr Kushner discussed ways to shield their pre-inauguration discussions from monitoring, the Washington Post said, citing United States officials briefed on intelligence reports.


10 held in Manchester attack probe

10 held in Manchester attack probe

British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Donald Trump on Thursday to talk about leaks to the U.S. media. Greater Manchester Police Constable Ian Hopkins said Abedi has not been formally named by the coroner. Grande went on to praise her supporters and the people of Manchester. "We can't directly link these to the events of Monday night and are continuing to monitor the situation", he said.


UK reduces terror threat from 'critical' to 'severe'

UK reduces terror threat from 'critical' to 'severe'

ISIS have claimed responsibility for the attack and detectives have arrested eight people as they hunt a larger terror network across the UK. The report said one suspect device was blown up in a controlled explosion. The Manchester bombing has raised concern across Europe. He is alleged of attempting a terror attack there. Troops have been deployed to free up police officers for patrols and investigations.


US releases 2 Turkish bodyguards after violence

US releases 2 Turkish bodyguards after violence

Turkey's Anadolu state news agency acknowledged that Erdogan's security detail targeted protesters, but blamed "inadequate" police response for the violence. Mehmet Tankan, 31, said he was one of a dozen protesters outside the ambassador's residence chanting anti-Erdogan slogans when the brawl broke out.



Filipino troops, gunships fight militants in southern city

Iligan city is one of the safe. Rebels have torn through the streets of Marawi since Tuesday night, torching buildings, taking a priest and his worshippers hostage and sealing off much of the city. Gen. Restituto Padilla said Thursday. Duterte recently claimed that ISIS fighters forced out of the Middle East would end up "contaminating" the Philippines although he also claimed he was open to talking to the militants.


Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

The U.S. had to demur and take a separate position on climate change , leaving a G-6 to recommit themselves to the 2015 Paris Agreement to reduce global warming. Asked if Trump had given a sign of which way he was leaning on the accord, which he called a job killer and vowed to rip up during his campaign, Cohn said, "I don't know".