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Closer medical watch of tens of hunger-striking Palestinians

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The clash near a military post erupted when an Israeli settler in a auto attempted to cross a crowd of Palestinian protesters, with the settler and Israeli soldiers opening fire, Palestinian security sources said . An Israeli settler opened fire on a group of Palestinians throwing rocks at his auto, killing one and injuring a journalist. A young Palestinian man was killed during one of the protests. Read More »

200 prisoners in Israeli jails join hunger strike

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In a written statement , Michael Lynk, the United Nations special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory under occupation, requested better and accessible health care, unrestrained family visits and an end to solitary confinement and administrative detention for Palestinian hunger strikers, reports the Anadolu news agency. Read More »

German woman killed, Finnish woman kidnapped in Kabul

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The official said the insurgents had also suffered "numerous casualties", but he could not provide the exact figures. At least three attackers struck the bank in Gardez, the capital of Paktia province, according to the provincial governor's office, and they were all killed at the scene. Read More »

In Saudi Arabia, Trump seeks to move past domestic troubles

Soon after, Trump tweeted for the first time on worldwide soil as president. President Donald Trump called on Middle Eastern leaders to combat a "crisis of Islamic extremism" emanating from the region, casting the fight against terrorism as a "battle between good and evil", not a clash between the West and Islam. Read More »

Netanyahu orders Cabinet to attend Trump arrival ceremony

Well, let me tell you something , the almost 4,000 year old Jewish people don't need anybody's recognition of Jerusalem as our capital city. Netanyahu says he is ready to resume negotiations without preconditions, but Abbas insists that there must be an end-game. Read More »

Trump to stay in 'armored suite' in Israel

The Haaretz daily reported Sunday the United States president will ask Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to commit to confidence-building measures in order to lay the groundwork for restarting the peace process. The caption reads, "A changing of the guard at the Prime Minister Netanyahu's office": Trump is known for his deal-making and his transactional approach to foreign policy. Read More »

Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case, could go to prison

The divorce action, labeled "anonymous versus anonymous", was filed in Manhattan Supreme Court. In court, the 52-year-old former Democratic congressman paused repeatedly as he fought back tears and tried to compose himself. "As reflected in the plea agreement, the resolution on terms far less severe than could have been sought reflect 'the specific circumstances of the offense conduct in this case, ' which did not feature aggravating factors often present in cases of this kind", Devlin-Brown ... Read More »

Last batch of rebels leaving central Homs in Syria

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Syrian state TV and an opposition monitoring group on May 20 said almost all of the rebel fighters will be out of the city by the next morning, ending some five years of opposition control. Syria's government refers to the evacuation deals as reconciliation agreements. Russian Federation has acted as a guarantor for the deal between Damascus and rebels, with Moscow's military police acting as observers during the population transfer. Read More »

Roger Stone: Trump's Saudi award 'makes me want to puke'

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This oil-rich and conflict-ridden region is essential to United States national security interests, and Mr Trump reportedly spent most of the 12-hour flight from the U.S. "He'll talk about what unites us in uplifting terms", a White House official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Vice Chairman of GE John Rice and Saudi Governor of Small & Medium Enterprises Ghassan Ahmed Al-Sulaiman pose after signing agreements at the Saudi-US CEO Forum 2017 in Riyadh on Saturday. Read More »

South Korea: North Korea fires unidentified 'projectile'

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White House officials traveling in Saudi Arabia with President Donald Trump said the system, which was last tested in February, has a shorter range than the missiles launched in North Korea's most recent tests. Security Council, the world organization's most powerful body, this week called the launch a violation of existing sanctions and vowed to take new measures, including additional sanctions. Read More »

WH Defends Timeline of Flynn Removal

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Grassley asked both Clapper and Yates if they had ever reviewed classified documents in which Trump, his associates, or members of Congress had been unmasked. Around the same time, Politico reported that Obama personally warned Trump during the transition that Flynn was problematic. "Let's look at the timeline", Spicer said. Read More »

Comey to testify publicly in Congress

Both Mr Warner and the committee's chairman, Richard Burr, indicated they were looking forward to Mr Comey's testimony about Russian interference in the 8 November presidential elections that saw Mr Trump secure the White House by scoring the electoral college, though Democratic rival Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. Read More »

Rouhani re-elected Iranian president comfortably

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Hard-line cleric Ebrahim Raisi has 10.1 million votes. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appeared to have secured a convincing election victory with voters backing his efforts to rebuild foreign ties, as initial results were announced on Saturday. Read More »

Startling video shows sea lion snatching girl from pier

They are huge animals. "And then it came back up a second time, but this time grabbing the girl by the waist and dragging her down into the water". "I was just sitting by the dock and then this sea lion popped its head out of the water just in front of me". Read More »

Enes Kanter Released After Being Detained in Romania

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Kanter himself posted a message on Twitter, declaring himself "all good" and saying that he would hold a press conference on Sunday. Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin officially declared October 29, 2016 "Enes Kanter Day" for the professional success of the Oklahoma City Thunder player and his dedication to civic organizations in the state. Read More »

Veteran Mexican journalist Javier Valdez is killed

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Riodoce said Valdez's laptop and cellphone were missing. "Forensic staff are at the scene at this very moment carrying out technical analyses". Valdez spent years documenting the violence in Mexico, and his death triggered an outpouring of grief across the country. Read More »

62 per cent of French Catholics voted for Macron

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The Constitutional Council of France officially approved on Wednesday the election of Emmanuel Macron as the country's next president, APA reports quoting sputniknews. Macron's decision comes a day after the centrist candidate scored a decisive win over the far-right National Front leader, Marine Le Pen, to become France's 25th president. Read More »

PM Sharif arrives in Saudi Arabia to attend US-Arab-Islamic Summit

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In light of all this, some on social media are slamming both Trump and conservative media outlets as hypocritical for commending the President for what they characterized as his refusal to bow down. He said the "total value of investments". "Jobs, jobs, jobs", the president said in a reference to the potential job creation opportunities the agreements provide. Read More »

Trump Told Russians Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Relieved 'Great Pressure'

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The person in question is a senior advisor in the White House and is close to the president, the Post reported , citing people familiar with the matter. "And I think this shows a very divided country", Mr. Trump added. This latest damaging story was published shortly after Trump left for Saudi Arabia to kick off a nine-day global trip, his first as commander-in-chief. Read More »

Egyptian president: Trump 'capable of the impossible'

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Sisi, through a translator, thanked Trump for the strategic relationship between Egypt and the US, according to a reporter who is traveling with Trump, adding that Egypt is secure, able and stable with the cooperation of the U.S. At the meeting in Riyadh, Trump referred to the case of Aya Hijazi, an Egyptian-American who was jailed for three years before being released after Trump and Sisi met last month in Washington. Read More »

Trump meeting with Arab leaders ahead of major speech

In 2009, when former president Barack Obama addressed the Muslim world at Cairo University in Egypt, Mr Trump was highly critical of his speech, considering it too apologetic for U.S. According to a Washington Post report, Obama's "bent-waist handshake" had led to a controversy during first year of his presidency and the Republicans also ran a campaign ad against it in 2009. Read More »

Macron unveils his cabinet

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Tusk approved the guidelines proposed by Macron and said "words such as security, protection, dignity and pride must return to our political dictionary". Jean-Yves Le Drian, a Socialist Party veteran who endorsed Macron rather than his own party's candidate, Benoît Hamon, was named foreign minister on Wednesday. Read More »

In Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump opts to keep her head bare

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Washington announced a huge arms deal with Saudi Arabia and took aim at Iran on Saturday as President Donald Trump began a foreign tour looking to leave domestic troubles behind. But beneath the pageantry and symbolism remains the sting that billions of Muslims around the world felt after American voters elected Trump - a candidate who called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims " entering the United States, floated the idea of surveilling U.S. Read More »

Top House Democrat warns against rush to impeachment

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The Republican leader faces allegations he asked his FBI director James Comey to halt a probe of a senior former advisor, and dismissed Comey in a bid to curb an investigation into his campaign team's possible collusion with Russian Federation. Read More »

Texas Rep. Al Green calls for impeachment on floor of Congress

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Following the impeachment, the Senate acquitted Clinton in February 1999. Green has received threatening messages from callers at his offices in Houston and Washington , said Camille Scott, a spokeswoman for him. Even the business leaders asked to testify before Congress on Thursday were concerned that the controversy surrounding Trump would make it harder for Ryan and Brady to overhaul the tax code. Read More »

Poll boost for Jeremy Corbyn as Labour slashes Tory general election lead

However, Dr Wollaston said that by removing the cap, it would leave people unable to get insurance to cover their future care costs as it would be impossible to know what the final bill might be. At present William Hill politics details that Corbyn is 2/9 to be Labour leader at 23:00 on 9th June. His comments were dismissed by Labour's elections co-ordinator Andrew Gwynne, who said: "This is absolute rubbish from the Tories and yet another wholly cynical ploy to try and avoid scrutiny of ... Read More »

Severe storms move out of Texas, into Oklahoma and Arkansas

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Elk City Public Schools were canceled for Wednesday, the school system said in a statement. It devastated 50 to 60 trailer homes and injured 25 people, 17 of whom were taken to hospitals. and move eastward, hitting the Oklahoma City area between 4 and 10 p.m. and reaching Ada after 8 p.m. "These thunderstorms will be capable of large, damaging hail up to the size of baseballs and damaging winds, along with a risk for developing tornadoes". Read More »

Liberals hang on to win BC's first minority government in 65 years

Also notable was how Andy MacKinnon rode the Green wave to within 750 votes of veteran municipal politician Desjardins. Three strong personalities - the leaders of the provincial Liberals, the NDP and the Greens - battled it out on the campaign trail but will now have to figure out who will work with whom. Read More »

Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican from ME, says Lieberman is a "person of unquestioned integrity and that's what we need." Sen. Joe Lieberman was among his top choices. The White House did not dispute the account portrayed, and instead said that the FBI investigation had put unnecessary pressure on the President's ability to conduct diplomacy with Russian Federation. Read More »

GST rates finalised, education and healthcare exempted

Isaac said that the present tax rate of all goods and services should be made public. The tax rates are divided into 4 tax slabs, namely, 5%, 12%, 18%, and 28%. Most probably the rates of remaining items will be decided in a meeting that will be conducted today. The SMEs in the sectors have an opportunity to increase their profit margins and production, industry members said. Read More »

Tillerson: US talks with Iran will come when timing is right

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What began as a largely domestic conflict has morphed into a regional power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran, with neither side appearing prepared to lay down their arms. The secretary of state said the USA and Saudi Arabia were closely coordinating their efforts to counter Iranian extremism in the region and overseas, "particularly its support for foreign fighters", adding that both countries were closely following how the nuclear deal signed in 2015 "could be used to contain Iran's ... Read More »

McCarthy's Spicer embraces Baldwin's Trump on 'SNL'

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After a few trademark violent "Spicy" outbursts, the press secretary took up the defense of President Donald Trump against accusations that he fired FBI Director James Comey in an effort to obstruct the investigation into Trump's ties to Russian Federation. Read More »