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Trump lands in Israel: What to watch

White House aides have tried to play down expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Trump's stop, casting it as more symbolic than substantive. Israel considers the entire city to be its capita while the worldwide community says the future of east Jerusalem, claimed by the Palestinians, must be resolved through negotiations. Read More »

Finally, something to cheer for Arsenal

As well as Arsenal moving ahead of Manchester United as the most successful team in the history of the FA Cup , Saturday's win also secured Wenger's spot as the competition's best manager. "Of course every player wants to play more, it is in the genes of a victor and I am one of them". With Laurent Koscielny, Shkodran Mustafi, Gabriel and Kieran Gibbs all unavailable in a defensive selection crisis, the former Germany global was named in the starting line-up by Arsene Wenger for the ... Read More »

Cabinet meeting in Kotel tunnels marks 50 years of reunification


The Palestinians sharply condemned Israel on Sunday for holding a government meeting near a sensitive Jerusalem holy site at the core of their conflict. Netanyahu's cabinet often hold their weekly meetings away from the Knesset. "We will establish a special new cable vehicle tourism project starting from The First Station Complex to Dung Gate", he said, "we will approve building an elevator to the Western Wall making it handicapped accessible". Read More »

Depression to bring early rain


The Depression over eastcentral Bay of Bengal moved northeastwards, intensified into a Deep Depression and lay centred at 1430 hrs IST of yesterday, the 28th May 2017 over eastcentral Bay of Bengal near Lat.15.4°N/ Long.90.5°E, about 820 kms south-southeast of Kolkata and 770 kms south-southwest of Chittagong (Bangla Desh). Read More »

Rights activists in Paris protest Putin visit

When they emerged from talks, which went on for nearly an hour longer than scheduled, Macron said they'd had a "frank exchange" and both men stressed they had agreed on the need to move forward on divisive issues such as Syria and Ukraine. Read More »

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 'regrets' Manchester bombing leaks


The visit comes after UK Prime Minister Theresa May confronted US President Donald Trump about the intelligence leaks during their meeting at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Brussels Thursday. US President Donald Trump has threatened to prosecute those responsible for the " deeply troubling " security breach. "As President Trump said earlier this week in Saudi Arabia, we must drive the extremists out of our communities, we must drive them out of any country that ... Read More »

IATA warns European Union and United States authorities on electronics ban expansion


There has been speculation that the ban could be applied to all flights from Europe to the USA but this extension has not been imposed following the meeting. The proposed expansion of a United States ban on laptops and other large consumer electronics in cabins could land more of these devices in the luggage hold, creating the risk of accidental battery fires , officials have said. Read More »

Gator takes Memorial Day dip in family's pool


The gator measures about seven to eight feet, according to the sheriff's office. Deputy Lori Clark arrived to the Venice home and called Florida Fish and Wildlife to remove and relocate the reptile to a more "appropriate" environment. The gator put up a good fight, but eventually trappers were able to get it out of the pool. The sheriff's office posted video on Facebook with the caption: "Because no two days on patrol are ever the same". Read More »

Manchester police find important items; stop sharing with US

British police, meanwhile, arrested four additional suspects on Wednesday and were assessing a package carried by one of the men, detained in Wigan, a town west of Manchester . "Salman doesn't belong to any organisation", he said. Another member of Abedi's family was also held by Rada on Wednesday; it is believed to be Ramadan Abedi, the bomber's father. Read More »

Philippine military says it regained most of Marawi from militants


Totally untrue", Padilla said in a news briefing. Our forces are in complete control of the city, except for certain areas. However, the Abu Sayyaf group, which has links with the Maute group, have continued operations. "We are calling on those who can to help us". "Food is running out, water is running out, they don't have electricity", Mr Martin Thalmann, the deputy head of the ICRC's Philippine delegation, who is in Marawi , said. Read More »

Auto bombing outside Baghdad ice cream parlour kills 13 and wounds 24


Dramatic videos posted on social media showed the chaotic scene as families and young ones struggled to find each other following the blast early Tuesday. The blast killed hundreds in the single deadliest event in Baghdad since Saddam Hussein was toppled in 2003. Closed-circuit TV captured the moment of the explosion at the Baghdad ice cream shop Monday night. Read More »

Jeremy Paxman returns to pugilistic style in May v Corbyn battle

Asked about plans to means-test winter fuel payments, Mrs May said she did not want to "pull out a figure", but instead "listen to people, talk to people, to take people's views and then make a proposal as a government ". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he would not "soften" Britain's foreign policy if he became prime minister, after Conservative claims that he would be soft on terrorism. Read More »

Macron and Putin clash over Russia's alleged election meddling

Still, the two leaders remain deeply at odds on key issues. Putin later went to an exhibition on Peter the Great, who visited France in 1717. One day before the election Macron's campaign staff alleged that their computers were hacked and a mix of fake and authentic documents attached to the candidate were posted on social media "in order to create confusion and misinformation". Read More »

Jones looks to Senate on health bill repeal


Making this such a crucial debate for the GOP is the fact that 20 Republican senators hail from states that expanded Medicaid , meaning the House version of the bill would significantly hamper the healthcare now available in those areas. Read More »

Brazil securities regulator opens two new investigations against JBS

The " Car Wash " investigation has upended Brazil with scores of politicians indicted or subject to probes into alleged bribe taking and embezzlement. The corruption case that drove former president Dilma Rousseff out of office has been around for three years and is holding the country in its grip. Read More »

What if US quits climate deal? Doesn't look good for Earth

On a previous leg of his first trip overseas as president, Trump had repeated past criticism of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies for failing to meet the defensive alliance's military spending commitment of two percent of GDP. Mrs Merkel said the European Union nations had to "take our destiny into our own hands" although she emphasised the need to keep friendly relations with the United States and Britain, while stressing the importance of being good neighbours wherever possible, ... Read More »

GST makes economy class air travel cheaper from July 1

Currently, consumer electronics and durables attract only 23 per cent tax. Tickets for AC trains will also attract same level of taxation. A total of 7 per cent of items have been kept zero rated. Work contracts like white washing will be liable for a 12 per cent GST. Tax rate for AC restaurants and those with liquor licence will be 18 per cent, while 5-star hotels will charge 28 per cent GST. Read More »

'What are you feeding him?': Pope takes jibe at Trump


Once Francis rang a bell signalling that the one-on-one discussion had concluded, the pair exchanged official gifts. The late-night host highlighted the difference in Pope Francis's demeanour when he's with other world leaders compared with his sullen face standing beside Trump. Read More »

Palestinian hunger striking prisoners plan to observe Ramadan fasting

Librati refused to provide details about strike organizer Marwan Barghouti , the best-known prisoner, who is considered a possible future Palestinian leader. Qadoura Fares, who runs the Prisoners' Club advocacy group, said negotiations took place between Israel officials and a committee from the prisoners, which included Barghouti. Read More »

Tense discussions dominate G7 summit in Italy

In Saudi Arabia and Israel Trump was surprisingly disciplined, sticking to his script and delivering two speeches that set a clear course for his approach to the Middle East. During his European trip, Trump met privately at the Vatican with Pope Francis, who presented him with a copy of his papal encyclical on environment and climate change . Read More »

Uncertainty on HSC result 2017 for announcement, date will be fixed today


Students can check their results on www.mahresult.nic.inYou can take a print of your subject-wise marks from this portal . Click on Maharashtra HSC Results 2017. Enter the necessary details correctly and press submit button. Last year, while the results for HSC were declared on May 25, class 10 or SSC results were announced in June 2016. Read More »

USA envoy to United Nations shifts stance a bit on dialogue


The scientists laid flowers in front of the statues of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and his son Kim Jong-il, the agency added. The agreement for the leaders to meet in late June followed a meeting in Seoul between Chung Eui-yong, Moon's foreign policy adviser, and Matt Pottinger, the Asia director on Trump's National Security Council, Moon's spokesman Yoon Young-chan said. Read More »

Fresh from his travels, Trump rails on Twitter about fake news

Trump added in the statement that Kushner was "respected by virtually everyone", and was busy working to help save the country "billions of dollars". "#FakeNews is the enemy! " the United States leader wrote, spelling errors and all. The White House faces mounting questions about potential ties between Russian Federation and Trump's presidential campaign, which are also the subject of criminal and congressional investigations. Read More »

China warns against chaos in Korean region


Nearly a month ago Washington began discussions with North Korea ally China on strengthening United Nations sanctions. The UK Independent recalls that South Korea believes several low-tech North Korean drones crossed its border in 2014. Read More »

Ariana Grande says will hold benefit concert in Manchester for attack victims


Greater Manchester Police now believe Abedi's apartment in central Manchester is a "highly relevant" location in the investigation, and that the bomb may have been assembled there, the statement said. "There are over 400 investigations now ongoing by the security services and police into terrorist planning or people thinking about terrorist planning". Read More »

Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'


He remains an influential confidant within the White House as does his wife, Ivanka Trump. "It's my understanding that the White House has pushed back and said [Trump] didn't do that, so I'll take him at his word", Kelly said. Graham said in an interview on CNN's "State of the Union" that Comey told the Senate and House select committees on intelligence about such an email, but never indicated it was fake. Read More »