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Panama's former dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Panama's former dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Noriega died from a hemorrhage following surgery to remove a brain tumor. Worth noting, Noriega was an informant to the United States for decades. At the time of his death (approximately 11 p.m.), Noriega was serving a prison sentence for corruption, and having his opponents killed, according to NPR .


London Mayor Tells AP He Doesn't Care About Trump's Tweets

London Mayor Tells AP He Doesn't Care About Trump's Tweets

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said she did not think it was fair to characterise Trump's tweets as "picking a fight" with Khan, who is the first Muslim elected as London mayor. Republicans are often the first to declare that if Muslims don't want to be lumped in with terrorists perpetrating attacks across the globe, they must publicly denounce the actions of ISIS.


'Against Everything We Stand For': Harsh Words for Trump from London's Mayor

'Against Everything We Stand For': Harsh Words for Trump from London's Mayor

Trump's tweet renewed his mischaracterization of Khan's statement to London residents following the attack that left seven people dead and dozens injured. A spokesman for Khan called Trump's tweet "ill-informed". Prime Minister Theresa May smiled nervously on Monday when she was asked to comment on Khan's handling of the crisis and "whether you have any views on the interventions of foreign world leaders in this issue so soon after an attack".


Trump will not move the US Embassy to Jerusalem

Trump will not move the US Embassy to Jerusalem

According to the White House, while Trump delayed moving the embassy in order to "maximize the chances of successfully negotiating a deal between Israel and the Palestinians". During his 2016 electoral campaign, Trump signed a pro-Israel pledge initiated by the Christian Zionist organizations, the American Christian Leaders for Israel (ACLI) and the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), calling for, among other things, the embassy to be relocated to Jerusalem.



US intelligence contractor charged with leaks

Victor was formally charged by the Justice Department with removing and mailing classified material to a news outlet on Monday. The Senate Homeland Security Committee's top Democrat, Claire McCaskill (D-MO), said that the leaked document offered "verified information" of the Kremlin's involvement in disrupting the US presidential election and pressed Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to take steps to protect voting systems.


Aussie Nurse Kirsty Boden Confirmed As Victim Of London Terror Attack

Aussie Nurse Kirsty Boden Confirmed As Victim Of London Terror Attack

Sara Zelenak , left, with a friend. Ms Zelenak was working as an au pair in London and had gone for a night out when the terror attacks occurred. An off-duty Metropolitan Police officer was in hospital with serious injuries after he confronted the attackers with no weapon.