Grande, Katy, Liam Gallagher sing for Manchester

Grande is joined by a litany of stars for the sold-out concert, including Justin Bieber , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Coldplay , Pharrell Williams, Usher and the Black Eyed Peas . The " One Love " benefit will be streamed from midday AEST on Sydney's KISS FM and airs tonight on Channel 9 at 8:40pm AEST. The leader of rock band Mumford & Sons performed the song Timshel , which included the lyrics: "But you are not alone in this, and you are not alone in this, as brothers we will ... Read More

Saudi foreign minister to meet Egyptian counterpart in Cairo

Qatari officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Qatar was also expelled from a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are incensed by Qatar's conciliatory line on Iran, their regional archrival, and its support for Islamist groups, in particular the Muslim Brotherhood, which they regard as a unsafe political enemy. Read More

A Guide to Global Warming, Paris Pact and the US Role

The world awaits a decision by President Donald Trump about whether the United States will remain in the Paris Climate Agreement. "So we're getting out but we'll start to negotiate and we will see if we can make a deal that's fair". She described the discussion as "very hard, not to say very unsatisfactory". European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was less diplomatic, all but accusing the USA president of being ill-informed. Read More

Louis area student in National Spelling Bee finals

Spelling is important for all students because it helps get good scores on college entrance exams, helps in learning foreign languages and expands vocabularies, he said. "Actually, we did not expect to be able to go to the nationals so we really appreciate this opportunity and it was truly a great learning experience", Wang said. Read More

Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned US reliability

Merkel in turn said Germany could no longer "completely depend" on the U.S.as a reliable partner, and that Europeans must take their destiny into their own hands. " Europe and the world are facing lots of challenges and to fight those, India believes, the world needs the strong leadership of Chancellor Merkel", Modi added. Read More

Trump, after House panel subpoenas, backs probing Obama administration

On April 7, Nunes told his fellow California Republicans during a private dinner that he had not formally resigned and would resume his powers as chairman as soon as the House Ethics Committee concluded its investigation into his conduct. The House Intelligence Committee's investigation is one of several congressional probes into Russian Federation, along with one by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More

Trump waives law requiring US move its embassy to Jerusalem

But the law also allowed each president to issue and renew a six-month waiver on carrying out the move. Much of the worldwide community does not recognize Israel's capture of the territories. During the campaign, Trump criticized the environmental accord signed by almost 200 nations in Paris in 2015, saying it would cause job losses in the U.S. Read More

Chinese Activists Detained After Investigating Factory Making Ivanka Trump Shoes

Chinese Activists Detained After Investigating Factory Making Ivanka Trump Shoes

The men were working with a US nonprofit to publish a report next month alleging low pay , excessive overtime and possible misuse of student labor, according to China Labor Watch executive director Li Qiang, who lost contact with the investigators over the weekend. Read More

Russians believed they had 'derogatory' information on Trump

Russian officials reportedly believed "they had the ability to influence the administration through the derogatory information", according to CNN , but it is unclear when during the election the conversation took place. The New York Times reported that the president had told Russian officials he felt the dismissal of his Federal Bureau of Investigation director had relieved "great pressure" on him. Read More

Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dead At 83

Although he was never elected to office, Noriega became the de facto leader of Panama , serving six-year tenure as military governor in the 1980s while enjoying maximum support from the USA to battle the influence of communism in Central America during the time. Read More

Memorial Day Violence in Chicago Comprise Nearly Half of Weekend Shootings

Memorial Day Violence in Chicago Comprise Nearly Half of Weekend Shootings

He got himself to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the right hip, and his condition was stabilized. One man was parked in his vehicle when the shots rang out. The man was in the 4300 block of South Parnell Avenue when he was shot in his left arm. "If he heard a gunshot, he wouldn't even think it was a gun going off". Read More

G7 leaders sign anti-terrorism statement

G7 leaders sign anti-terrorism statement

Other G-7 nations leaned heavily on Trump to stay in the climate deal, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying "we put forward very many arguments". In a telling measure of the new state of affairs, the Italians say they expect the final statement to come in at just six pages when it is released on Saturday afternoon - down from 32 pages past year. Read More

Harmony speller ready to vie for national title

Harmony speller ready to vie for national title

Nine newspapers collaborated to start the National Spelling Bee in 1925 and in 1941 Scripps took over its sponsorship. Karen said Jessie studies quite a bit after school. The combined scores from the preliminaries determine who advances to the finals Thursday. The final round of the competition will air Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Read More

Death toll of the Moscow storm grown to 15

Death toll of the Moscow storm grown to 15

A spokesman for the city's health department told AFP that as a result, over 50 people required medical attention. 108 people remain in hospitals, including 22 children, mostly in moderately severe or satisfactory condition. Train services around the region were disrupted and dozens of flights from Moscow's airports delayed. "I can't remember within my recollection any other such calamity with the number of dead and injured as big as this one", he said. Read More

Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace

Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace

The president and his family also visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and embraced the Israeli ethos that the Jewish state rose out of the ashes of World War II. Christians pray in the pews of an ancient church. This city, like no other place in the world, reveals the longing of the human heart - to know and worship God. Read More

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

Galvez said that precision technology was being used to target the IS-linked Maute group in their hideouts. "We are monitoring chat over the Internet and other channels which are IS related", the nofficial said. Still, he also offered dialogue to militants who are not on the streets fighting. "With all faiths, we pray that God restore and preserve peace in Mindanao", he said. Read More

ISIS linked militants dump bodies in southern Philippines City of Marawi

ISIS linked militants dump bodies in southern Philippines City of Marawi

Gen. Setyo Wasisto said that the police could not yet verify the information on the death of an Indonesian in Marawi , Mindanao, the Philippines . Eight bodies were found on Sunday morning dumped off a bridge on the outskirts of Marawi , which is normally a bustling city of 200,000 people known as a centre of Islamic culture and education. Read More

Ex-Greek PM Papademos hurt in auto blast

Ex-Greek PM Papademos hurt in auto blast

The 69-year-old Papademos, who served as prime minister for six months in 2011-2012, was wounded in an explosion in a vehicle in central Athens on Thursday, May 25, 2017. "We. wish Lucas Papademos all the best", German Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said in Berlin, adding that the government was "dismayed" by the attack. Read More

UK: Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'

UK: Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'

LONDON - British police made another arrest and stormed another house Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing , while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large. "I've always had a pride in this city, ever since I was born", he said. Hundreds of soldiers replaced police at high-profile sites including Buckingham Palace and Parliament, and police armed with submachine guns have been deployed in city centers, transit hubs, ... Read More

North Korea fires unidentified projectile — South Korea military

North Korea fires unidentified projectile — South Korea military

Japan's top government spokesman condemned the launch, saying the missile had entered Japan's exclusive economic zone but there were no immediate reports of damage to aircraft or ships in the area. "Our military is closely monitoring North Korean military and maintaining readiness posture". "So far, the assessment is there was at least one missile but we are analysing the number of missiles", he said. Read More