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US considering ban on laptops on all global flights

US considering ban on laptops on all global flights

The move would dramatically expand a ban announced in March that now affects roughly 50 flights per day from 10 cities - mainly in the Middle East and North Africa. In an interview with " Fox News Sunday ", Kelly explained his concerns about threats specifically to aviation: "That's really the thing they're obsessed with, the terrorists: the idea of knocking down an airplane in flight, particularly it it's a USA carrier, particularly if it's full of mostly U.S.



Trump Says Has 'Total Confidence' in Son-in-law, Key Adviser Kushner

Following the reports, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) urged Trump to fire his son-in-law from his position as White House advisor. Kushner, according to several news accounts, sought to create the secret communications link with Moscow as he met with the Kremlin's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak , early last December.



President Trump saluting USA military personnel in Italy

At the Group of 7 summit in the coastal town of Taormina, leaders launched an aggressive, behind-the-scenes campaign to get him to stay in the Paris climate accord. "We will win", Trump said. Regarding the earlier North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels, he said that "money is actually starting to pour into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation from countries that would not have been doing what they're doing now had I not been elected".


UK Police Arrest 14th Person in Connection with Manchester Attack

UK Police Arrest 14th Person in Connection with Manchester Attack

The Manchester bombing inquiry has spread to the south coast of England with the arrest of a man in West Sussex. British intelligence agency MI5 was reportedly warned by its United States counterpart that Salman Abedi was planning an attack on UK soil, three months before he blew himself up outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester .


ANC calls for judicial inquiry into state capture

ANC calls for judicial inquiry into state capture

The NEC debated Zuma's political future after ANC policy guru Joel Netshitenzhe put forward the motion - the second motion in six months - for Zuma to vacate his office. The analyst predicts that, with his power as it is, Zuma will have an easy route to having his desired outcome to the ANC elective conference in December 2017 (with Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma emerging as the next president) after which he will step down in 2018.