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The Public Pulse: Palestinians must reject hatred of Israel


Mr Awkal predicts another intifada will consist of stone-throwing and individual attacks similar to Friday night's stabbing of three settlers by a lone Palestinian who penetrated the West Bank settlement of Halamish. All of us are the sons of Palestine and the sons of al-Aqsa. Israeli ZAKA emergency response members are seen in the West Bank settlement of Halamish, Saturday, July 22, 2017. Read More »

Staying hot with some storms possible


WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and hot. North wind 11 to 13 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. TUESDAY: Partly cloudy. Low: 79. South southeast wind 8 to 11 miles per hour. Saturday will have a mix of clouds and sun with a couple showers or storms possible. An overnight complex of thunderstorms, called an Mesoscale Convective System (MCS), is expected to develop out to our west. Read More »

Former ISRO boss UR Rao dies, PM Modi condoles demise


Chairman U R Rao passes away at his residence in Bengaluru . Now the eminent scientist Rao leaves behind his widow, a son and a daughter. Rao was the ISRO chairman ofor a decade from 1984 to 1994. In January this year, Professor Rao was conferred with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award. He also initiated the geostationary launch vehicle GSLV and the development of cryogenic technology in 1991. Read More »

At least 24 killed, 42 wounded in Kabul bombing


No militant group has claimed the responsibility of the attack. A recent United Nations report showed it accounted for almost one-fifth of all civilian casualties in the first half of 2017. The area of western Kabul has been the scene of several previous attacks. Acting ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the target of the attack remained unclear, and that all the dead and wounded were civilians. Read More »

World's oldest known manatee killed in "heartbreaking accident"


We have all been robbed of one Snooty, the handsome, beloved 69-year-old manatee believed to be not only the world's oldest manatee living in captivity, but the oldest in the world. As the investigation continues and as staff grieves, the Aquarium will be closed. He loved to greet his visitors and ham it up for the cameras. "Snooty is in a better place now", said a young boy after being told what happened. Read More »

'Dunkirk' debuts at $50.5-M, 'Valerian' Bombs DOA


It turns out that plenty of people are interested in watching Harry Styles fight for his life in a World War II drama while munching on some jam-slathered toast , because Dunkirk is indisputably the champion of the box office for its first weekend out in theaters. Read More »

Trump says he could pardon himself as Russian Federation probe intensifies


Intelligence agencies think Russian Federation tried to help Mr Trump to power. Trump has long expressed frustration with a probe that he has called a political witch hunt, and he has denied any collusion. However, he has said the two never discussed campaign matters . Reuters has not independently confirmed the newspaper accounts. However, Mr Kislyak, in briefing his superiors, said he and Mr Sessions discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow , ... Read More »

Scattered showers & storms through mid-week


One reason we have not seen the century mark has been the high moisture content of the air. A disturbance will be sliding into our region later in the day which will bring the chance of scattered showers and t'storms. Follow us on Facebook , Twitter , and Instagram for the latest updates. Keep reading for the forecast through midweek... Afternoon storms will continue to be possible each afternoon into next week as a weak front lingers nearby. Read More »

Sean Spicer, we'll always have 'facts'


Mr. Scarmucci, who replaced Sean Spicer as head of the White House's communications team on Friday, acknowledged a communications problem in the administration and said he plans to have a meeting with his new team on Monday. According to anonymous insiders who spoke to The New York Times , Spicer believed Scaramucci's hiring would " add to the confusion and uncertainty already engulfing the White House". Read More »

Erdogan visits Saudi Arabia over Gulf crisis


Saudi Arabia, Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have imposed a land, sea and air blockade on Qatar and presented a list of demands to end the siege, including the closure of the Al Jazeera television network and cutting off military ties with Turkey and Iran. Read More »

One killed in shooting at Israeli embassy in Jordan


The police statement said the two Jordanians had gone into the building to carry out "carpentry work". The injured Israeli was in an "unstable" condition and the Jordanian died after suffering "critical gunshot injuries", the Hala Akhbar website reported. Read More »

Clashes renew in East Jerusalem over Al-Aqsa row

The statement came after two Palestinian teenagers succumbed to injuries they sustained during clashes in protest at Israel's imposition of restrictive measures at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, including the installment of metal detectors and cameras, following a deadly shooting attack more than a week ago. Read More »

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters from shark-filled water near Sandy Hook


A tanker rescued five people from the water off the coast of Galveston. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Muskegon assisted in the rescue effort. The Coast Guard said the men were taken on board the helicopter during a hard operation with a three-metre sea swell. He added that the men were relieved to be safe and well, but said he expects they will feel frustrated at having come so close to reaching their goal. Read More »

Spieth in command after 54 holes at Open

His playing partner, Matt Kuchar , had joined him in the lead on 10-under after rolling in a birdie putt at the 15th, but, after matching that by making amends for a bad first attempt, the final few holes turned the tide back Spieth's way. Read More »

McCain's primary challenger asks him to step aside after diagnosis


Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, took to Twitter and criticized Kelli Ward, who plans on challenging McCain's colleague, Jeff Flake, for his Senate seat next year. I think you're kicking the man when he's down, the week he's diagnosed with brain cancer, with really what I believe is a despicable comment", one of the hosts said . Read More »

Donald Trump says he has 'complete power' to pardon amid Russian Federation probes


A majority of US voters say that it was not appropriate for one of US President Donald Trump's sons to accept an offer to meet with a Russian lawyer who promised "damaging information" about Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election. USA intelligence agencies have accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of approving an influence campaign to sway the November 2016 vote in Trump's favor, allegations rejected by the Kremlin. Read More »

Teacher panhandles for classroom supplies


Teresa Danks has been an educator since 1996, and while it's never been a financially rewarding profession, she says it's been getting harder and harder lately. Danks says she made a decision to ask the public for help after learning lawmakers weren't going to help her. A teacher in Oklahoma is not letting school budget cuts get in the way of having proper supplies for her students. Read More »

Scaramucci: Trump's Admin 'Obviously' Has A 'Communications Problem'


I'm just going to make it very, very clear, OK? 'Tomorrow I'm going to have a staff meeting. "But if you're going to keep leaking, I'm going to fire everybody". 'There's no need for him to pardon anybody, ' he said. "If I said some things about him when I was working from another candidate, Mr. Trump , Mr. Read More »

Trump legal team looking to investigate Mueller aides


This comes on the heels of his legal team's asserting that the question of pardons related to the Russian Federation investigation is "not on the table". ".What about all of the Clinton ties to Russia, including Podesta Company, Uranium deal, Russian Reset, big dollar speeches etc.", Trump said, adding: "My son Donald openly gave his e-mails to the media & authorities whereas Crooked Hillary Clinton deleted (& acid washed) her 33,000 e-mails!" Only Rosenstein can fire Mueller, and ... Read More »

Nashville's Italian Lights festival is official NASA location for solar eclipse


The path of the eclipse runs across the United States from OR to SC. Also, lenses that are scratched or wrinkled are not safe to view the event. While many communities and citizens of United States and especially Western Kentucky are gearing up for the total eclipse next month, NASA is warning people to be careful when they purchase safety glasses for viewing the eclipse. Read More »

Watch heroic Starbucks customer fight off knife-wielding robber with chair


He suffered a stab wound to his neck, but doctors expect him to recover, SF Gate reports. Upon his release, he will be charged with attempted robbery and assault with a deadly weapon, according to the newspaper . A fight quickly ensued during which Flores stabbed Jerri in the neck but also got disarmed and stabbed himself by the hero customer . None of the injuries were life threatening and Flores was later arrested. Read More »

Peaceful Assembly To Protest Israel's Violence In Al-Aqsa

Al Jazeera, the independent news channel in the Arab world, reported that following the incident, Israeli police cleared the Al-Aqsa Mosque and closed it to the public. On July 20, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan joins the Palestinian leadership in urging Israel to remove the metal detectors. The compound is located in east Jerusalem, which was occupied by Israel in 1967 and later annexed in a move never recognised by the worldwide community. Read More »

Where To Watch India Vs England Match

However, the name on everyone's lips at the moment is that of Harmanpreet Kaur , whose stunning unbeaten 171 outclassed former champions Australia in the semi-finals. We haven't really nailed a full game. At the Wankhede Stadium in the final, Sri Lanka won the toss , opted to bat first and posted a good 274 runs for India to chase. Read More »

Venezuelan violinist injured in clashes


The country's opposition coalition - which organised a 24-hour shutdown this week that paralysed large swathes of the country - has called a two-day national strike for Wednesday and Thursday. Opposition protesters clash with Venezuela security forces in Caracas on Saturday. The Venezuelan intelligence service arrested one of the shadow judges, Angel Zerpa Aponte, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter. Read More »

Dylan Redwine's father arrested in connection with boy's death


That was the last contact received from Dylan. A grand jury had issued an indictment for Mark Redwine after establishing probable cause in connection with the killing of his son, Dylan Redwine. A separate search in February 2014 revealed evidence that a body had been in the bed of Mark Redwine's truck. Throughout the investigation, Mark Redwine had always denied any involvement in Dylan's disappearance and death, going as far as counter suing Dylan's mother after he was named a person of ... Read More »

Tucker Carlson Tells Trump To 'Lay Off Jeff Sessions'


Similarly, Rosenstein declined to comment when asked about Trump's remarks that there were very few Republicans in Baltimore, where he was a former federal prosecutor. The work we're doing today is the kind of work we intend to continue". In his tweet, Trump said, "While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us". Read More »

Publicly assailed by Trump, Sessions says he's staying on


According to the Times, Trump also was critical of former FBI Director James Comey , whom he fired in May, saying Comey tried to use a fake dossier on Trump to hold onto his job. On Friday, the Washington Post reported that United States spy agency intercepts showed that Kislyak told Moscow officials that he had discussed campaign related-issues with Trump's Attorney General Jeff Sessions during the 2016 race for president. Read More »

Lazio Mull Approach For Tottenham Hotspur Star


All three featured in the 4-2 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the early hours of Sunday morning and, asked if Walkers-Peters in particular now has a chance of replacing near-namesake Kyle Walker in the side, Pochettino insisted that there is a clear path to the first team. Read More »

Aircraft carrier will scare enemies


He said: "Wherever this vessel cuts through the horizon our allies will rest easy and our enemies will shake will fear because everyone will know that America is coming and America is coming strong". Ford still must go through various tests and trials of its cutting-edge technology, including new systems to launch and land fighter jets. Incorporating the US navy's first new aircraft carrier design in 40 years, the 1,100-foot nuclear-powered supercarrier used advanced technology and ... Read More »

Imran rebuts reports of 'failed' money trail


In reply to a question, Khan said that Defence Minister Khawaja Asif is attacking the country's biggest free cancer hospital to hide his corrupt practices, adding that the defence minister could take him to court if he has concrete evidences against him and Shaukat Khanum Hospital's accounts. Read More »