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'Trip was a great success for America'

'Trip was a great success for America'

He added that he was "awed by the majesty and beauty of the Holy Land and the faith and reverence of the devoted people who live there". "The first lady, dressed in a black custom-made Dolce & Gabbana dress with button-embellishments, said she would never forget the women and children she met during her nine days on the road in Europe and the Middle East".



OPEC says it will extend production cuts through March 2018

The producers were expected to agree to the recommendation at a meeting at OPEC headquarters in Vienna on Thursday. Meanwhile the North American benchmark, West Texas Intermediate, rose to highs of $51.93 per barrel before dipping as far as $50.08 per barrel.


At least 5 dead as militias clash in Libya capital

At least 5 dead as militias clash in Libya capital

There was no immediate confirmation from medical or other independent sources of the death toll, updated from Friday's health ministry figures of 28 dead and more than 100 wounded that did not give a breakdown of the casualties. Explosions and rocket fire rumbled through the Abu Slim, Al Hadhba and Salaheddin districts in the south of the city as militias fought for the luxury Rixos hotel.


Flurry of new arrests as police close in on Manchester terror network

Flurry of new arrests as police close in on Manchester terror network

Interior minister Amber Rudd said the official threat risk remained at its highest level, "critical", meaning another attack is expected imminently. Wearing jeans, trainers and a dark jacket, Salman Abedi cuts an unobtrusive figure in his final moments before slaughtering 22 concert-goers on Monday.


United Kingdom reduces terror threat level to 'severe'

United Kingdom reduces terror threat level to 'severe'

Police have also arrested several people believed to be connected to the bombing. "We are gathering a detailed picture of Abedi as the investigation develops and now need people to tell us if they have any information about his movements from 18 May when he returned to the United Kingdom through to Monday night", the police said in a statement.


Memorial Day Ceremony was held at the Mound City National Cemetery

Memorial Day Ceremony was held at the Mound City National Cemetery

If you are in Durham , head to the Durham County Administration Building/Old Durham County Courthouse at 9 a.m.to participate in ceremonies honoring our soldiers. The scouts were instructed to place a flag about one foot away from each gravestone, turn around and say the name of the fallen serviceperson. One volunteer said being a part of the moment was the highlight of her weekend.