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Musicians & others react to Gregg Allman's death

After years of substance abuse, Allman contracted hepatitis C and underwent a 2010 liver transplant. He canceled several tours in 2011, 2016 and 2017, citing unspecified health problems. Allman's death comes after years of heath battles. Then he kept going, and he played and sang all of "Come & Go Blues ". Starr wrote, "Rest in peace Greg Allman peace and love to all the family".


Trump urges North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to 'pay fair share'

Trump urges North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to 'pay fair share'

Trump, who said there is "no relationship we cherish more" than the one with the United Kingdom, declared the leaks "deeply troubling" and said he was asking the Justice Department to lead an investigation into the matter. Others thought if Trump continued to harp allies on defense spending, it could backfire. Among increased contributions to counterterrorism, he said the alliance would step up support of NATO AWACS aircraft and intelligence-sharing, and would provide refueling capabilities.


Mattis: Trump's message on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Mattis: Trump's message on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation "consistent" with past presidents

The summit kicked off with a ceremony at an ancient Greek theater perched on a cliff overlooking the sea where war ships patrolled the sparkling blue waters. "I think he is leaning to understand the European position", Cohn said when asked which way the president was leaning. "Any decision on climate change would ultimately be based on what's best for the United States".


US plans test of defence system to shoot down an ICBM

US plans test of defence system to shoot down an ICBM

The most recent test , in June 2014, was a success, but that followed three straight failures. That was during the Cold War when the Soviet Union was the only major worry. The Pentagon says the U.S. will add eight more interceptors to its arsenal by the end of the year, bringing the total to 44. A senior US diplomat warned China to do more to curtail North Korea's nuclear threat even while lauding some steps taken since President Donald Trump took office.


Charles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshow

Charles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshow

By not mentioning the need for an independent Palestinian state in any of his public addresses, nor criticising illegal Israeli settlement building in the occupied Palestinian territories, Trump endeared himself to the Israeli right. "Just so you understand: I never mentioned the word or the name Israel , never mentioned, in that conversation", Trump said at the end of a joint press conference with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu .


Portland Man Accused of Yelling Slurs, Fatally Stabbing Two Men

Portland Man Accused of Yelling Slurs, Fatally Stabbing Two Men

A man facing charges for murder after police say he stabbed and killed two people and injured another on a MAX train has a history of run-ins with law enforcement and is a self-proclaimed white supremacist. In a video recorded by a reporter with the Portland Mercury media outlet, a man who identifies himself as Jeremy Christian, is seen at the "March for Free Speech" in Montavilla on April 29.