WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

NATO seeks to continue and expand dialogue with Russia

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 min 17 sec ago
"It is absolutely necessary that Russia and NATO maintain contacts," a high-ranking NATO official said

WADA offers pole vaulter Isinbayeva post of ambassador for clean sports in Russia — source

TASS [Russian State News] - 7 min 51 sec ago
The World Anti-Doping Agency has allegedly offered legendary pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva to become an ambassador of clean sports in Russia

British social media celebrity among dead from concert blast

WASHINGTON POST - 13 min 11 sec ago
It was not just family and friends mourning Martyn Hett this week. Even Mariah Carey was shocked by his death in the Ariana Grande concert bombing.

Lavrov keeps close eye on situation with jailed Russian pilot in US

TASS [Russian State News] - 13 min 54 sec ago
Sergey Lavrov has put the case of Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, sentenced to a lengthy prison term in the US, under his personal supervision

Militia violence in Central African Republic leaves 300 dead

REUTERS - 15 min 37 sec ago
DAKAR (Reuters) - Militia violence in Central African Republic has killed around 300 people and displaced 100,000 in the last two weeks, the United Nations and the government said on Thursday, in the worse displacement since a 2013 civil war.

Belkomur rail project brings new opportunities to Russia’s Arctic regions

TASS [Russian State News] - 18 min 23 sec ago
Belkomur will increase the effectiveness of more than 100 companies, and another 40 enterprises will get opportunities for development

UK police find 'significant' evidence; May slams US on leaks

AP - 19 min 11 sec ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester and beyond have uncovered important items in a fast-moving investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief said Thursday as a diplomatic spat escalated over U.S. leaks about the investigation to the media. 2017-05-25T07:40:00-04:00 2017-05-25T11:40:28-04:00
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British social media celebrity among dead from concert blast

AP - 19 min 11 sec ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It was not just family and friends mourning Martyn Hett this week. Even Mariah Carey was shocked by his death in the Ariana Grande concert bombing. 2017-05-25T07:37:00-04:00 2017-05-25T11:37:40-04:00
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Ethiopia jails opposition politician for six years over Facebook post

REUTERS - 20 min 23 sec ago
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - An Ethiopian court sentenced an opposition politician to six and a half years in prison on Thursday over a series of anti-government comments on Facebook that it said encouraged terrorist acts, his lawyer said.

March blast in Mosul killed 105 - US

BBC WORLD NEWS - 25 min 49 sec ago
More than 100 Iraqi civilians were killed by US air strike and blast in Mosul in March, US military confirms

NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending

AP - 31 min 15 sec ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — Meeting fellow NATO leaders for the first time, U.S. President Donald Trump aggressively challenged them Thursday to spend more on their own defense, putting the alliance under exceptional pressure to become tougher, sharper and newly relevant. 2017-05-25T07:30:00-04:00 2017-05-25T11:30:22-04:00
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Gaza's Hamas rulers put to death 3 accused of killing member

AP - 35 min 1 sec ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas said Thursday it put to death three men it had accused of killing a senior member of the militant Islamic group that rules Gaza in March. 2017-05-25T07:17:00-04:00 2017-05-25T11:17:34-04:00
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Trump and Obama are having very different trips to Europe

WASHINGTON POST - 41 min 17 sec ago
An awkwardly timed trip highlights the difference between two U.S. presidents.

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s May 25th Working Lunch with President Emmanuel Macron of France

THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS OFFICE - 41 min 25 sec ago

President Donald J. Trump hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for a working lunch today at the official residence of the United States Ambassador to Belgium. The meeting marked the first in-person engagement between the two presidents, and follows on their initial telephone call on May 9.

In advance of the NATO Leaders Meeting, President Trump urged President Macron to meet the NATO defense spending pledge and ensure that NATO is focused on counterterrorism. The President thanked President Macron for France’s leadership in counterterrorism efforts in Africa. The leaders agreed on the critical importance of defeating ISIS in Iraq and Syria. President Trump discussed his recent travel to Saudi Arabia and Israel and his hope for Middle East peace. The two leaders committed to maintaining and building on the already strong alliance between the United States and France as they cooperate on these and other vital issues.

British Transport Police adding armed patrols on some UK trains for first time

WASHINGTON POST - 45 min 7 sec ago
British Transport Police adding armed patrols on some UK trains for first time.

Russia’s security chief notes mounting demand for Moscow’s database on foreign terrorists

TASS [Russian State News] - 46 min 6 sec ago
Security Council secretary also pointed to the need "to put an end to attempts to use terrorist groups as an instrument for destabilizing the social and political situation in certain countries"

Latvia tries to hinder Nord Stream-2 project at any cost — Russian Foreign Ministry

TASS [Russian State News] - 48 min 11 sec ago
"This does the Latvian diplomacy no credit," the Foreign Ministry said

Armed police patrol British trains for first time due to Manchester attack

REUTERS - 48 min 56 sec ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Armed police will patrol trains across Britain from Thursday for the first time, British Transport Police said, after the terror threat level was raised to critical following a suicide bombing in Manchester on Monday.

The Latest: Armed officers deployed to trains across UK

AP - 49 min 14 sec ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T07:12:00-04:00 2017-05-25T11:12:26-04:00
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UN chief: Health care attacked in over 20 conflict countries

WASHINGTON POST - 55 min 9 sec ago
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says attacks on hospitals, doctors, ambulances, the wounded and sick took place in at least 20 conflict-affected countries last year.

At NATO headquarters, Trump lectures member countries on need to pay fair share for defense

WASHINGTON POST - 55 min 9 sec ago
At NATO headquarters, Trump lectures member countries on need to pay fair share for defense.

Italian court OKs class action lawsuit against Volkswagen

WASHINGTON POST - 55 min 9 sec ago
An Italian court has opened the way for a class action lawsuit against automaker Volkswagen over its emissions scandal.

UK police find 'significant' evidence; May slams US on leaks

AP - 57 min 10 sec ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester and beyond have uncovered important items in a fast-moving investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief said Thursday as a diplomatic spat escalated over U.S. leaks about the investigation to the media. 2017-05-25T07:00:00-04:00 2017-05-25T11:00:26-04:00
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Gaza's Hamas rulers put to death 3 accused of killing member

AP - 57 min 10 sec ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas said Thursday it put to death three men it had accused of killing a senior member of the militant Islamic group that rules Gaza in March. 2017-05-25T06:59:00-04:00 2017-05-25T10:59:44-04:00
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Manchester attack: Trump on 'depths of evil'

BBC WORLD NEWS - 59 min 1 sec ago
US President Donald Trump pays tribute to the "beautiful lives" lost in Monday's bomb attack.

Trump, at NATO, vows unwavering fight against terrorism

REUTERS - 1 hour 1 min ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told fellow NATO leaders on Thursday that the United States would never stop fighting terrorism, calling the Manchester attacks "savage" and "barbaric".

Russia to shell out $1.7 bln for Belkomur rail project in 2023-2034

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 3 min ago
The Belkomur project is a new railway route, which will connect industrially developed regions in Siberia and the Urals with ports in Russia’s North and North-West

Statement from President Donald J. Trump

THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS OFFICE - 1 hour 10 min ago

The alleged leaks coming out of government agencies are deeply troubling. These leaks have been going on for a long time and my Administration will get to the bottom of this. The leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security.

I am asking the Department of Justice and other relevant agencies to launch a complete review of this matter, and if appropriate, the culprit should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.   

There is no relationship we cherish more than the Special Relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom.

Trump: Administration will “get to the bottom” of leaks problem; orders review and possible prosecution

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 11 min ago
Trump: Administration will “get to the bottom” of leaks problem; orders review and possible prosecution.

Egypt officials say Sinai militants kill 4 security forces

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 11 min ago
Egyptian security officials say separate attacks in restive northern Sinai peninsula where Islamic militants are active have left four security personnel dead.

Earthquake strikes Philippines, agency says major damage unlikely

REUTERS - 1 hour 12 min ago
MANILA (Reuters) - An earthquake was felt in the Philippine capital Manila on Thursday, Reuters witnesses and the country's seismology agency said.

Gaza's Hamas rulers put to death 3 accused of killing member

AP - 1 hour 15 min ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas says it has put to death three men accused of killing a senior member of the militant Islamic group that rules Gaza in March. 2017-05-25T06:37:00-04:00 2017-05-25T10:37:03-04:00
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Deputy prime minister says Russia capable of ensuring its security, protecting allies

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 21 min ago
"We have always stood for our brothers and we will continue to do that, particularly at the present time," Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said

Brazil protests: Temer revokes decree deploying troops in Brasilia

BBC WORLD NEWS - 1 hour 23 min ago
Soldiers had been ordered on to the streets of Brasilia as anti-government protests worsened.

Russia to build first helicopter carrier by 2022

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 23 min ago
Russia’s United Ship-Building Corporation earlier said the domestic shipyards could create the analog of Mistral ships

The Latest: Brazil president withdraws troops after clashes

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 31 min ago
The Latest on Brazil’s political crisis (all times local):

Trump handshake showdown: France’s Macron just won’t let go

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 31 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron.

The Latest: Obama, Merkel condemn Manchester attack in video

AP - 1 hour 31 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T06:22:00-04:00 2017-05-25T10:22:23-04:00
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Israel to reduce Gaza electricity citing Palestinian spat

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 43 min ago
Israel says it will reduce the electricity supply to Gaza after officials in the Palestinian government in the West Bank said payments would be scaled back.

Trump handshake showdown: France's Macron just won't let go

AP - 1 hour 45 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president, Emmanuel Macron. 2017-05-25T06:07:00-04:00 2017-05-25T10:07:00-04:00
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Diplomat says by cancelling visit to Moscow British foreign secretary damaged himself

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 48 min ago
Boris Johnson was scheduled to visit Russia on April 10 but a few days before the visit, it was announced that the foreign secretary had decided to cancel it

OPEC extends agreement on oil production cut

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 49 min ago
OPEC countries agree to extend oil production cut deal for 9 months

Russia, China sign memorandum on cooperation in Antarctica

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 50 min ago
Russia and China intend to pool efforts in conducting some kinds of research and logistic operations in the region

The Latest: British leader: Intelligence must remain secure

AP - 1 hour 51 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T06:03:00-04:00 2017-05-25T10:03:10-04:00
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Russian diplomat calls Kerry’s advice to learn Russian ‘strange’

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 53 min ago
"All this is strange: the Democrats had two terms, both to learn the language and improve ties. Neither thing was done," Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said

Manchester attack: Top US diplomat condemns media leaks

BBC WORLD NEWS - 1 hour 54 min ago
The most senior US diplomat in the UK says media leaks are "reprehensible" and they will be stopped.

Brazilian doctors use fish skin to treat burn victims

REUTERS - 1 hour 54 min ago
FORTALEZA, Brazil (Reuters) - Researchers in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for severe burns using the skin of tilapia fish, an unorthodox procedure they say can ease the pain of victims and cut medical costs.

Queen visits Manchester bombing casualties

REUTERS - 1 hour 56 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth met some of the young victims of the Manchester bombing in hospital on Thursday as well as doctors, nurses and members of the emergency services who responded to the attack that killed 22 and injured more than 100.

Brazil government revokes decree deploying troops in Brasilia

REUTERS - 2 hours 3 min ago
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's government revoked on Thursday a presidential decree that deployed army soldiers in the Brazilian capital to contain protests against President Michel Temer and his austerity measures.

EU raises human rights in talks with Turkey's Erdogan: Tusk

REUTERS - 2 hours 6 min ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan met senior European Union officials on Thursday for talks that included Turkey's human rights record following sharp disagreements between Ankara and Brussels on a range of issues.

'Forget what you remember and remember what you forgot': A different view of Vietnam

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 7 min ago
Photographer Kevin German's decade-long document of Vietnam

First Lady Melania Trump and Queen Mathilde of Belgium Participate in Forum to Protect Children from Online Exploitation

THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS OFFICE - 2 hours 8 min ago

Upon arrival in Brussels, Queen Mathilde of Belgium and First Lady Melania Trump listened to a presentation about Child Focus, a center for missing and sexually exploited children founded in Brussels.

“I learned quite a lot while listening to the presentation by the exceptional staff at Child Focus,” First Lady Melania Trump said. “It is so important that we talk to children about their online activities, to let them know that computers are useful tools but can be used by people who want to harm them.”

After the presentation, the Queen, the First Lady, and their delegations discussed how best to educate children about online behaviors and avoiding online predators.

Russian State Duma committee upholds Nebenzya’s appointment as UN permanent representative

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 9 min ago
The position has remained vacant since February, when Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin died while performing his duties

Last Japanese troops leave U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan

REUTERS - 2 hours 10 min ago
JUBA (Reuters) - The last Japanese troops withdrew from a U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan on Thursday, marking the end of a controversial push by the Japanese prime minister to expand his military's overseas role.

The Latest: Romanian police detain 7 migrants near Hungary

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 21 min ago
The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local):

Iraqi forces release videos countering claims of abuse

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 21 min ago
An Iraqi commander says allegations that an elite interior ministry unit fighting the Islamic State group in Mosul abused civilian detainees are “incorrect.”

Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, policewoman

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 21 min ago
The bombing at a Manchester concert on Monday night claimed the lives of 22 people, many of them teenagers and their parents. Here what’s known about them so far:

Putin calls talks with Chinese foreign minister important step ahead of Xi Jinping’s visit

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 21 min ago
On Friday the Russian and Chinese foreign ministers will have a busy schedule, according to Vladimir Putin

Housing Secretary Ben Carson calls poverty a 'state of mind'

BBC WORLD NEWS - 2 hours 22 min ago
The outspoken housing secretary's linking of poverty to a "defeatist attitude" provokes outrage.

Russian diplomat says West continues to ‘turn a blind eye’ to chemical incidents in Syria

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 30 min ago
The Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman says "our colleagues continue to stick to double standards on the issues of the struggle against terrorism in Syria and Iraq"

Hungary sees no reason to change law affecting Soros school

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 34 min ago
Hungary’s government says it sees no reason to alter its recently amended education law which could force a university founded by billionaire George Soros to leave the country.

Official: At least 13 soldiers killed in southern Kandahar

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 34 min ago
An Afghan official says at least 13 soldiers have been killed and eight others wounded in fighting with Taliban insurgents.

Trump praises Macron's 'great job' to win French election

REUTERS - 2 hours 39 min ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated French leader Emmanuel Macron on Thursday for doing a "great job" to win this month's election while Macron said the two men would be able to change many things together.

Manchester police find valuable items; stop sharing with US

AP - 2 hours 43 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief announced Thursday. A British official said Manchester police have decided not to share further information on the probe with the United States due to leaks blamed on U.S. officials. 2017-05-25T05:07:00-04:00 2017-05-25T09:07:21-04:00
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The Latest: New York Times defends Manchester attack story

AP - 2 hours 43 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T05:09:00-04:00 2017-05-25T09:09:34-04:00
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Diplomat accuses CNN of deliberate smear campaign against Russia's ambassador to US

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 45 min ago
Maria Zakharova stressed that the CNN’s actions were aimed at "discrediting the activity of the chief of Russia’s diplomatic mission"

Bahrain court sentences 17 men on terrorism charges

REUTERS - 2 hours 47 min ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - A Bahrain court sentenced 17 men to jail terms ranging from several years to life imprisonment on charges of forming a terrorist cell, the public prosecutor said on Thursday, days after a police raid killed five demonstrators.

In Berlin, Obama speaks out against hiding behind walls

REUTERS - 2 hours 49 min ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Barack Obama told an audience in Berlin on Thursday that prosperous nations could not "hide behind a wall" to shield themselves from the turmoil and poverty afflicting other countries.

Russia’s UN ambassador to take job in summer

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 55 min ago
A top diplomat says a new Russian ambassador to the United Nations will take his post soon.

East Libyan forces claim control of disputed southern air base

REUTERS - 3 hours 5 min ago
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A brigade loyal to east Libyan forces said they had taken full control of an air base in southern Libya on Thursday following a long-standing dispute with a rival faction from the western city of Misrata.

France says Erdogan to look into case of French photographer

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 5 min ago
A senior French official says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will look into the case of a French photographer who was taken into custody in Turkey and started a hunger strike to protest his detention.

Police chief: Manchester searches turn up valuable info

AP - 3 hours 11 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief announced Thursday. A British official said Manchester police have decided not to share further information on the probe with the United States due to leaks blamed on U.S. officials. 2017-05-25T04:37:00-04:00 2017-05-25T08:37:24-04:00
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Afghan star burns controversial dress

BBC WORLD NEWS - 3 hours 13 min ago
Singer burns skin-coloured outfit after criticism from religious figures.

Syrian army advances south toward rebel-held area

REUTERS - 3 hours 14 min ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army said it had retaken a swathe of territory from Islamic State in southern Syria on Thursday in a rapid advance near areas held by U.S.-backed Syrian rebels at the border with Jordan and Iraq.

The Latest: Canadian leader stresses intelligence-sharing

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 15 min ago
The Latest on the NATO summit in Brussels (all times local):

UN envoy: Cyprus leaders still ‘far apart’ on peace summit

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 15 min ago
A United Nations envoy says the rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus are still “far apart” on holding a final peace summit next month that would aim for an overall deal reunifying the island as a federation.

The Latest: Queen meets victims, calls UK bombing 'wicked'

AP - 3 hours 21 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T04:09:00-04:00 2017-05-25T08:09:31-04:00
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Russian diplomat warns about possible escalation of violence in Syria

TASS [Russian State News] - 3 hours 22 min ago
A Russian diplomat says escalation of violence in northern Syria remains highly likely amid Ankara’s statements on plans to launch a large-scale operation against the Syrian Democratic Forces

Four members of Egypt's security forces killed in Sinai attacks

REUTERS - 3 hours 23 min ago
ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Three soldiers were killed in a bombing of an armored vehicle by Islamist militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, security and medical sources said on Thursday.

OPEC welcomes its new member

TASS [Russian State News] - 3 hours 24 min ago
A new member in the cartel will contribute an "insignificant change" to the distribution of quotas to reduce oil output

Slovakia prosecutor general wants to ban far-right party

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 25 min ago
Slovakia’s prosecutor general has asked the Supreme Court to ban a parliamentary far-right party.

Moscow's historic Soviet-era hotel Ukraina

TASS [Russian State News] - 3 hours 26 min ago
60 years ago, one of seven iconic Moscow's skyscrapers designed in the Stalinist style, hotel Ukraina was opened

Vietnam-linked hackers likely targeting Philippine intel on South China Sea dispute: FireEye

REUTERS - 3 hours 26 min ago
MANILA (Reuters) - Hackers linked with the Vietnamese government are likely targeting Philippine government agencies to gather intelligence related to the maritime dispute in the South China Sea, cybersecurity company FireEye said on Thursday.

U.S., Coalition Strikes Target ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

(USA) DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - 3 hours 28 min ago
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 34 strikes consisting of 78 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Readers of popular Malaysian news site favor ex-premier Mahathir for PM

REUTERS - 3 hours 31 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - More than two-thirds of readers of a liberal-leaning Malaysian news site have backed former premier Mahathir Mohamad to be prime minister, the portal said on Thursday.

Hungary reveals new ideas to increase birth numbers by 2030

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 45 min ago
Hungary’s prime minister says the government will reduce mortgages for families with three or more children and build or renovate many nurseries to help boost the country’s birth rate.

Barred by Russian TV, Navalny creates YouTube revolution

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 45 min ago
After repeated jailings, court convictions on dubious charges and an attack that damaged his eye, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is hard to unnerve. But every week his anxiety soars when he does a YouTube live broadcast.

Police chief: Manchester searches turn up valuable info

AP - 3 hours 49 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief announced Thursday. A British official said Manchester police have decided not to share further information on the probe with the United States due to leaks blamed on U.S. officials. 2017-05-25T04:06:00-04:00 2017-05-25T08:06:06-04:00
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Face of Defense: Marine Corps Service Strengthens Brothers’ Bond

(USA) DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - 3 hours 49 min ago
Marine Corps Pfc. Jason Gautreaux and his brother, Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Mitch Gautreaux have supported each other since they were born. Their friendship was unbreakable, and they often played on the same sports teams through childhood. When the idea to join the Marine Corps came about, the pair made the commitment together.

In sickness, Greek islanders rely on volunteers - and God

REUTERS - 3 hours 52 min ago
THYMAINA, Greece (Reuters) - When locals on this Aegean island fall ill, first they turn to their medicine cabinet. Then they turn to God.

Russian diplomat to nominate deputy FM Nebenzya to position of UN ambassador

TASS [Russian State News] - 3 hours 54 min ago
"Let us hope that the process completes as soon as possible," Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said

Spanish navy rescues 282 migrants from 2 boats off Libya

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 55 min ago
Spain’s defense ministry says a navy frigate has rescued 282 migrants from two boats found adrift in waters off the Libyan coast.

Manchester attack a tough test for UK leader Theresa May

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 55 min ago
It’s a moment all leaders dread: Standing on television to tell the nation there has been a bombing — and another attack might be coming.

Russia: Islamic State group ‘prepared attacks’ in Moscow

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 55 min ago
Russia’s main domestic security agency says it has arrested four members of the Islamic State group who have been preparing attacks in Moscow.

Indian police arrest 150 from Modi's party in Kolkata clashes

REUTERS - 3 hours 55 min ago
KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Indian police arrested around 150 people protesting against a breakdown in law and order in the eastern city of Kolkata on Thursday, after street battles broke out during a march to police headquarters and police cars were set ablaze.

The Latest: Couple killed in UK blast 'together forever'

AP - 3 hours 59 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T03:55:00-04:00 2017-05-25T07:55:02-04:00
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