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U.S. President Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops at the Naval Air Station Sigonella before returning to Washington D.C. at Sigonella Air Force Base in Sigonella
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A 'Home Run'

President Donald Trump said his maiden trip abroad was a "home run" and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate accord

Donald Trump

Trump: Paris Agreement Decision Coming 'Next Week'

President Trump said he would make a decision on the Paris Agreement on climate change "next week" following months of intense speculation and lobbying on both sides of the issue. He departed the G-7 summit without endorsing the landmark global warming deal

FILE PHOTO: Kushner arrives to join Trump and the rest of the U.S. delegation to meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman at the Royal Court in Riyadh

Report: Kushner Back Channel With Russia Involved Syria

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and now top White House adviser Jared Kushner proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with a leading Russian diplomat, an AP report says

Vietnam War Finding Dad

Vietnam Veteran's Remains Return to U.S. After Decades

Deborah Crosby touched her father's flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her at the San Diego airport, ending a more than half century search to bring home the remains of Lt. Cmdr. Frederick P. Crosby, shot down as a Navy pilot

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Allman Brothers Singer Gregg Allman Dies at Age 69

A publicist for rock legend Gregg Allman says the organist and singer for The Allman Brothers Band has died. He was 69. Allman had canceled some 2016 tour dates for health reasons. In March 2017, he canceled performances for the rest of the year

Joe Biden Speaks At Harvard University Class Day

Biden Delivers Cornell Commencement Address

Speaking a day ahead of the students' official graduation, Biden pleaded for more empathy among the younger generation and encouraged the students to support oppressed and struggling communities

Manchester Arena incident

British Airways Cancels All Flights From Heathrow, Gatwick

British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure"

The Olivier Awards 2017 - VIP Arrivals

London's Old Vic Theatre Evacuated Over Security Alert

The audience, cast and crew of Woyzeck, which includes Star Wars' John Boyega, were among hundreds of people evacuated from the Old Vic Theatre in London. The "security alert" was initially documented online as theatergoers tweeted news of their evacuation


Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Could Get Crazy

If you're getting out of town for the holiday weekend, you aren't alone. Far from it: estimates say this is going to be the busiest Memorial Day travel weekend in more than a decade

The Prime Minister Responds To Manchester Terrorist Attack

U.K. Terror Threat Level Downgraded to 'Severe'

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the country's threat level from terrorism had been reduced from its top level of "critical," which indicates an attack is imminent, to "severe," meaning an attack is highly likely


Death Toll in Egypt Bus Attack Rises to 29

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery. The bloodshed came on the eve of the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan


100 People Killed in Sri Lanka Flooding

Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as the death toll from floods and mudslides rose Saturday to 100 with 99 others missing. More than 27,000 people have been displaced while some remained trapped in interior villages