ICYMI- This Week’s News Including British Airways Disruption, Manchester, Wildfires, the Pope and Memorial Day

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British Airways disruption at Terminals May 29 2017

Disruption Continues For the 3rd Day To British Airways Flights After IT Meltdown

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 28: People sleep on a blanket at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 on May 28, 2017 in London, England. Thousands of passengers are facing a third day of travel disruption after a British Airways IT failure caused the airline to cancel most of its services.

President Trump Visits Arlington National Cemetery On Memorial Day

U.S. President Donald Trump participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. On Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017, President Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery to honor the memory of fallen service men and women.

Merkel And Seehofer Meet At Munich Fest

MUNICH, GERMANY – MAY 28, 2017: German Chancellor and Chairwoman of the German Christian Democrats (CDU) Angela Merkel holds a beer mug after her speech at the Trudering fest on May 28, 2017 in Munich, Germany. The CDU and CSU, along with the German Social Democrats (SPD), form the current German coalition government, though relations between Merkel and Seehofer have been complicated as the two have clashed over certain issues, especially immigration.

Japan Reacts to North Korea’s Missile Launch

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) speaks to reporters at his official residence in Tokyo on May 29, 2017. On May 29, 2017, North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan. This is the latest in a series of launches that have ratcheted up tensions over its quest to develop weapons capable of hitting the United States. Abe swiftly condemned Monday’s launch and vowed ‘concrete action’ with the US. According to Reuters, Abe stated “As we agreed at the recent G7, the issue of North Korea is a top priority for the international community.”

Pope Francis Meets Prime Minister Of Canada Justin Trudeau

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN – MAY 29: Pope Francis Meets Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire on May 29, 2017 in Vatican City, Vatican.

Police Activity In Manchester After The Manchester Terrorist Attack

Police officers react as they attempt to cross a road through the path of runners during the the Vitality London 10km run in central London, on May 29, 2017. Operation Temperer, which involved the deployment of armed troops on patrol alongside police, will be wound down on Monday night, at the end of the holiday weekend. Prime Minister Theresa May lowered the terror threat level, which had been hiked following the May 22 attack. The attack took place at Manchester Arena and killed 22 people and injured more than 50 others at the end of a concert by the popular pop singer Ariana Grande.

Wildfire in Los Angeles Mandeville Canyon

A helicopter makes a water drop on a wildfire in Mandeville Canyon in Los Angeles, California on May 28, 2017. More than 150 firefighters battle the fire that burns near multi-million dollar homes in the Brentwood neighborhood.


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