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There's no wrong time to thank a veteran for their service, but one local Vietnam veteran says Memorial Day should be used for much more than that. When he arrived back on USA soil he said a woman spit on him in the San Francisco airport and called him a "baby killer".
  • Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron

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    French President Emmanuel Macron called for improved ties with Russian Federation at his first meeting with Vladimir Putin , even as he rebuked Kremlin-run media for engaging in "propaganda" during the election brought him to power. He vowed to be "constantly vigilant on these issues". The news conference was held in the palace's largest room, the Gallery of Great Battles, which celebrates 14 centuries of French military successes.
  • Why Victor Moses dived against Arsenal - Conte

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    Arsenal have ended their season with a 5th place league finish, qualifying for the Europa league and securing the FA Cup title. With the win, Arsenal salvaged a disappointing season in which it failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in two decades.
  • Germany's Merkel is a 'deeply convinced Atlanticist' -spokesman

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    Merkel made her comments during a campaign event in Munich, after three days of meeting with Trump at sometimes strained North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Group of Seven ( G7) summits in Belgium and Italy . Trump reportedly told multiple people, including Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt, that he would be pulling out of the deal, according to three sources with knowledge of the conversations.
  • Extienden plazo para desarme FARC-EP — Colombia

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    Señaló que en este proceso, casi siete mil hombres y mujeres de la Farc-EP se ubicaron en 26 zonas veredales, y participaron en el proceso de dejación de armas, que se encuentra acompañado por miembros de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas ( ONU ).
  • Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin hold frank talks in Versailles

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    U.S. intelligence agencies have blamed that operation on the Russian government. This time, the handshake was warmer but the tone guarded after an hour of talks on the 300th anniversary of a visit to Versailles by tzar Peter the Great. Mr Macron took the same stance, saying: "I want us to organise a democratic transition but also preserve a Syrian state". The use of chemical weapons in Syria, gay rights and Russian media coverage of the recent French presidential election were high on the ...
  • Ariana Grande Pens Emotional Open Letter Following Fatal Manchester Attack

    Ariana Grande Pens Emotional Open Letter Following Fatal Manchester Attack

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    Now she's responded to terrorism in the finest way possible. The US President Donald Trump has called the leaks from his administration to American media organisations, " deeply troubling ". British police briefly suspended intelligence sharing with the United States on Thursday after confidential details of their investigation repeatedly appeared in USA media.
  • Arde Brasil: Temer ordena reprimir masivas protestas

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    Temer está bajo investigación judicial por un caso de corrupción que ha causado una profunda crisis política en el país. Filippelli dirige la sucursal en Brasilia del Partido Movimiento Democrático de Temer , fue vicegobernador del Distrito Federal en el gobierno de Queiroz y uno de los cinco asesores especiales del presidente .
  • Germany still seeking stronger US ties, Merkel's spokesman says

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    Her spokesperson, Steffen Seibert , told reporters Merkel felt it was right to flag differences in Germany's ties with the United States in order to maintain healthy relations. The fact that Merkel reiterated many of her points on Monday showed it was no accident. Trump's run-ins with Merkel at the back-to-back summits injected the U.S.
  • Europe can't rely on U.S., says Angela Merkel

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    Chancellor Angela Merkel believes firmly in strong German - U.S. relations and is simply being honest with the United States when she flags up policy differences with Washington , her spokesman said on Monday . defence and climate commitments in a series of meetings with EU, Nato , and G7 leaders in Belgium and in Italy last week. India is keen to attract more German companies to invest and improve bilateral relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said ahead of a two-day visit to ...
  • Haitians facing deportation get US extension

    Haitians facing deportation get US extension

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    The current extension is effective July 23 and will last until January 22, 2018. Nermose Richemon, 33, has lived in the USA since 2005. Earlier this month, in the ramp-up to tomorrow's decision, the U.S. " Haiti has made progress across several fronts since the devastating quake in 2010, and I'm proud of the role the United States has played during this time in helping our Haitian friends".
  • Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger United States ties

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    Our friendship with the U.S., the United Kingdom, our neighbourly relationship with Russian Federation and also with other countries count, of course. "Europe must play a lead role in developing an effective global response under the aegis of the United Nations to deal with this menace", PM Modi was quoted as saying by news agency Press Trust of India.
  • Philippines: 'Foreigners' fighting with Isis-linked militants in Marawi

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    Later yesterday, General Eduardo Ano vowed to make Marawi , a mainly Muslim city a "cemetery" for Abu Sayyaf militants. The black flags of the Islamic State group were planted atop buildings and flown from commandeered vehicles, including a government ambulance and an armored auto, said Mamintal Alonto Adiong Jr., vice governor of Lanao del Sur province, of which Marawi is the capital.
  • India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, diets

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    The central government has issued a new notification that bans sale of cattle for slaughter and only allows sale for dairy production and agricultural purposes. Government officials were not available for comment. Indian meat traders, in association with other associate industry bodies, are now planning to approach the Supreme Court to seek a repeal of the government's order.
  • Ariana Grande says will hold benefit concert in Manchester for attack victims

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    He said the Libyan community in Manchester wanted to do all it could to help and was collecting money for the victims of the bombing. USA officials told CNN this week that it is likely Salman Abedi received some ISIS training by traveling to Syria in the months before the bombing, according to information gathered in the preliminary investigation.
  • Delhi government gives Rs 5 lakh to kin of lynched driver

    Delhi government gives Rs 5 lakh to kin of lynched driver

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    They are still trying to identify the accused with the help of CCTV footage from the area. "Investigations are on. Police teams have been formed to arrest them", said Surinder Kumar, a senior official of police. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs. one lakh to the next of the kin of e-rickshaw driver beaten to death for espousing the social cause of Swachha Bharat .
  • French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting

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    In answering a reporter's question, Macron minced no words in explaining why his campaign team had shut out two Russian-associated news organizations, Russia Today and Sputnik. Macron also said that France would respond immediately to any use of chemical weapons in Syria, which is a staunch ally of Russian Federation. But he said France and Russian Federation, which backs Mr Assad, should work together on Syria and he said he wanted France and Russian Federation to boost sharing of ...
  • Rasmus, Beckman Big Swings for Rays in 10-8 Win Over Rangers

    Rasmus, Beckman Big Swings for Rays in 10-8 Win Over Rangers

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    The Rangers optioned infielder/outfielder Drew Robinson to Triple-A Round Rock. He finished seventh in the American League MVP voting after posting a.300/.358/.521 slash line along with 32 home runs and 104 RBI. He would go on to win his fifth Gold Glove. Beltre may finally be showing his age, though. He is now the active leader in games played, plate appearance, and at-bats over the course of his career.
  • Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for attack benefit concert

    Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for attack benefit concert

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    Hopkins said that one of the casualties of Monday's bombing - which killed 22 and injured more than 100 - was a police officer, but he did not identify the victim, citing the family's wishes. media just hours after the attack, which killed 22 - including children - and injured 64. Meanwhile, Theresa May has set the UK's terror level to "critical" - meaning thousands of troops will be deployed to Britain's streets.
  • Merkel suggests Europe can no longer rely on US

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    Merkel's comments are an acknowledgment of that new reality", he told the New York Times". " The times when we could fully rely on others are to some extent over - I experienced that in the last few days", she said . and United Kingdom as well as with other regional powers, such as Russian Federation. If her party is successful in German elections later this year, Merkel would stand for a fourth term as Chancellor.
  • Trump denounces racist train stabbing suspect

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    According to witnesses of the attack, a white man riding an eastbound MAX train in Portland early Friday afternoon began yelling what "would best be characterized as hate speech toward a variety of ethnicities and religions", police said. But he did not tweet or otherwise speak a word about the Portland slayings, as outrage over his silence amplified online. Two of them died and another was seriousely wounded.
  • Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

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    The ORB poll for the Sunday Telegraph had Tories down two points in the past week on 44%, six points ahead of Corbyn's Labour on 38% (up four points), with Lib Dems on 7% (unchanged) and Ukip on 5% (down two). "Having broken her flagship pledge on social care just days after she launched her manifesto, Theresa May needs to give clear answers" about her plans, Andrew Gwynne, Labour's election coordinator, said in an email .
  • Europe can't rely on US, says Angela Merkel

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    Freshly elected French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are the new power couple leading the charge against anti-European populists and trying to put the struggling EU back on track, analysts say. To suggest that Merkel is anything other than a convinced transatlanticist - that Europe and America's foreign policy is bound together by shared history and values no matter who sits in the White House - is to completely misunderstand the experiences and beliefs ...
  • Trump pushes for Mideast peace

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    The parts of the speech offering a robust defense of Israel drew loud applause, which seemed to energize Trump on the second leg of his first foreign trip since taking office . "I am committed to trying to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and I intend to do everything I can to help them achieve that goal", Trump said.
  • North Korea fires ballistic missile, South Korea says

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    The missile is believed to be the latest test-launch of a ballistic missile as North Korea seeks to build a missile which could reach the mainland of the United States. The Japanese Foreign Ministry said that Kenji Kanasugi, director general of its Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, held separate telephone talks with top USA nuclear envoy Joseph Yun on the same day and agreed that they would never tolerate North Korea's provocations.
  • United States pressure not slowing down N. Korea missile tests

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    North Korea has attempted seven missile tests in 2017, including two recent tests in one week alone, keeping the world on edge. Monday's launch followed two successful tests of medium to long-range missiles in as many weeks by the North, which has been conducting such tests at an unprecedented pace.
  • G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda

    G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda

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    Later, as they took the traditional "family photo" group shot, the heads of state quietly kept their distance from Trump, who minutes earlier was caught on video appearing to push the prime minister of Montenegro out of the way to get to his spot.Besides a potential clash on trade, climate change is also the most contentious issue.
  • Trump tells advisers USA will scrap Paris accord

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    Pulling out of the deal would arguably be the biggest unravel of Obama-era climate policies and may even cause the entire deal to collapse. "If Mr. Trump does decide to pull out, then it is going to make it more hard for us to proceed with the carbon pricing as Mr.
  • Father of alleged Manchester bomber Salman Abedi says his son is innocent

    Father of alleged Manchester bomber Salman Abedi says his son is innocent

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    But analysts said that the Conservative prime minister - who previously served as interior minister for six years - could benefit at the polls from the shift in focus ahead of the general election on June 8. Abedi was born in Britain to a Libyan family, grew up in Manchester's southern suburbs and attended the local Salford University for a time. The former official said that he belongs to the Salafi Jihadi movement, an extreme sect of Islam from which al-Qaeda and the Islamic State hail.
  • Trump takes step toward NAFTA renegotiation

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    He added that the agreement was outdated and did not reflect modern standards. "While NAFTA has been an overall positive for American agriculture, any trade deal can always be improved", said Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in response to the announcement.
  • Moldovan president - decision to expel Russian diplomats is 'outrageous': RIA

    Moldovan president - decision to expel Russian diplomats is 'outrageous': RIA

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    The names of the five expelled diplomats have not been publicly released. It follows allegations that former Moldovan legislator Yury Bolbochan passed state secrets to the military attache of the Russian embassy, Alexander Grudin. Immediately after the election he made a visit to Moscow, and in may again visited the Russian capital and attended the Victory parade on red square, President Vladimir Putin.
  • Suspect killed in North Carolina had stolen gun

    Suspect killed in North Carolina had stolen gun

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    Police say they found several larcenies from vehicles in the west Cary neighborhood around where they arrested Johnson. A Sunday morning robbery in Cary , North Carolina , ended tragically when a police officer shot and killed a man after he broke into a home and stole a gun and a computer.
  • A White House press release hopes for 'peach' between Palestine and Israel

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    His words were greeted with rapturous applause and vows of support. Trump, who will return to the White House under a cloud of scandal, started Saturday at the second day of the G-7 summit in Sicily, bringing to an end a nine-day trip that started in Saudi Arabia and Israel before moving on to three European stops.
  • UK police seek information about Manchester attacker's suitcase

    UK police seek information about Manchester attacker's suitcase

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    At least three other individuals were arrested on Sunday and Monday, apparently in relation to the incident. A 23-year-old man was arrested in the southern coastal town of Shoreham-by-Sea, more than 400 km from Manchester on Monday over the attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
  • Germany makes clear its dislike of Trump policies

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    At a campaign event in Munich on Sunday that has since been dubbed the "beer tent speech", Merkel told her supporters: "The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over". Merkel warns Trump he risks isolating the U.S. . The United States remains the largest economy in the world, and its military is indispensable for European security, putting a clear limit on Europe's ability to declare independence.
  • Police Make 3 More Arrests In Connection With Deadly Manchester Concert Attack

    Police Make 3 More Arrests In Connection With Deadly Manchester Concert Attack

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    ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on Tuesday but did not provide any evidence. But later, after the leak of photos to the New York Times , the British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said: "It's obviously disappointing". Just this past Monday a 22-year-old who drank, smoked weed, and rarely practised Islam, went into the foyer of the Manchester Arena as thousands of Ariana Grande fans were leaving.