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Palestinian Inmates In Israeli Jails End Hunger Strike

About 1500 prisoners began their hunger strike on April 27 to demand improvements in conditions and an end to solitary confinement , heavy restrictions on family visits and administrative detention - prolonged imprisonment without charge. [Full Article...]

Trump tweets against Germany, escalating row after tense summits

Trump tweets against Germany, escalating row after tense summits Berlin and Washington have traded barbs over numerous aspects of their relationship in the past few days. The Prime Minister praised Merkel's "strong leadership" and said a EU-focused vision is what the world needed. It's the same instrument he's using to address Germany's trade surplus with the United States . The White House also insisted that Merkel's view of a more strategically in... [Full Article...]

Flynn agrees to provide some requested documents

The source, who requested anonymity to discuss sensitive matters, confirmed details first published by The Associated Press Tuesday, and said Flynn would turn over personal documents, as well as specific business records. Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected allegations of Moscow's meddling in the U.S. election as fiction invented by Democrats in order to explain their loss. [Full Article...]

Manchester bomber Abedi told mom 'forgive me' before attack

Manchester bomber Abedi told mom 'forgive me' before attack British authorities are angry that photos showing the bomb's detonator, battery, and some shrapnel from the bomb were published by the New York Times . Still, the escalating dispute over the release of information has soured relations between the countries ahead of Ms May's meeting with Mr Trump at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels. [Full Article...]

Marty Walsh Speaks Out on Trump's Paris Climate Deal Decision

Trump had been under pressure from G-7 allies overseas and supporters of the accord at home , including those in his inner circle and big businesses such as the oil giant Exxon, who had urged him to stay, and renegotiate it if necessary. [Full Article...]

US cites 'complete obliteration of mock warhead

US cites 'complete obliteration of mock warhead A video released by the MDA shows the destruction of the incoming ICBM. Concern among the worldwide community over the North's weapons program was further raised after North Korea test-fired yet another ballistic missile, the latest in a series of launches that have ratcheted up tensions over Pyongyang's quest to develop weapons capable of hitting the United States. [Full Article...]

Kremlin officials talked about 'derogatory' intel on Trump during election

The ultimate alpha male president, who is definitely in no way a puppet of Russia , may have been vulnerable to potentially "derogatory" information at the hands of the Russians during the campaign. One of the sources stated that the Russian officials were confident that they could the future Trump administration "through the derogatory information". [Full Article...]

Trade tops agenda as Trump hosts Vietnamese leader

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has expressed his wish that, with its reputation and influence, the Nasdaq Stock Market would further expand co-operation with and provide stronger assistance for Vietnamese enterprises, including the VNG Joint Stock Company, to list their shares on the United States stock market. [Full Article...]

Brazil Supreme Court judge orders Temer to respond to police questions

Brazil Supreme Court judge orders Temer to respond to police questions Last week, recordings surfaced of Temer appearing to condone bribing a former lawmaker so the latter, who had been arrested for several counts of corruption and threatened to disclose corruption schemes in the government, would keep silent before federal investigators. [Full Article...]

Trump's communications director set to leave White House

Trump's communications director set to leave White House Dubke previously was a Republican strategist who founded Crossroads Media and had long ties to party establishment figures, including strategist Karl Rove. The mood inside the White House is fraught with tension, particularly with the Russian Federation investigation that most staffers are walled off from, the sources said. [Full Article...]

Pentagon declares success for key test of missile defense

Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said before the test Tuesday morning that its timing is not tied directly to recent tensions with North Korea, which include Pyongyang continuing to carry out nuclear and ballistic missile tests and threatening to attack both USA bases overseas and the continental United States. [Full Article...]

Flynn hit with more subpoenas, may be held in contempt of Congress

Flynn hit with more subpoenas, may be held in contempt of Congress While former FBI director Robert Mueller takes over the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation, two congressional committees are continuing separate probes, including the Senate Intelligence Committee, which subpoenaed Flynn to turn over documents. [Full Article...]

President Zuma survives 'no confidence vote' in ruling ANC

President Zuma survives 'no confidence vote' in ruling ANC Zuma is facing mounting pressure against him from ANC members, opposition parties and civil society since he axed respected finance minister Pravin Gordhan in March, triggering credit rating downgrades. But the chairman of the meeting blocked the move because it was not on the official agenda, state-owned broadcaster SABC said. The analyst predicts that, with his power as it is, Zuma will have... [Full Article...]

PM meets President of Spain Mariano Rajoy

The PM arrived Spain last night from Berlin . The Prime Minister would also have a Round-Table interaction with leading Spanish business leaders. "Our cooperation in areas like renewable energy is gaining momentum", he said. "People-to-people exchanges are limited, young Indians are less likely to study Russian, and even areas like energy and information technology, where the two countries ... [Full Article...]

Stay in Paris climate change deal

Stay in Paris climate change deal The decision will put the United States in league with Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-participants in the Paris Climate Agreement . UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said it was "absolutely essential" that the Paris climate agreement be implemented. [Full Article...]

Trump Says Has 'Total Confidence' in Son-in-law, Key Adviser Kushner

But the half-hour meeting with Gorkov since has come under increasing scrutiny. He has not played a diplomatic role for Putin, which prompted questions about why he was meeting with Kushner during the transition, according to the Times , which cited current and former officials in its report . [Full Article...]

Shooting at Saudi school, no children present: US mission

Shooting at Saudi school, no children present: US mission There are now no children at the school but admin staff were said to be in the building when the gunman opened fire. The school was closed and residents were urged to avoid the area. The school is one of the most reputed education institutions of Riyadh . No U.S. citizens immediately appear to have been caught up in the shooting. [Full Article...]

Philippines urges militants to surrender

Almost 85,000 displaced people are staying in 38 shelter areas outside of Marawi City. " We believe he is still there, and we believe that is why they (militants) are putting up a very stiff resistance in the areas that they are still being held up and being cleared , " Padilla told reporters . [Full Article...]

Amber Alert issued for 13-year-old Missouri girl

Amber Alert issued for 13-year-old Missouri girl The alert was canceled just after 7 a.m. Wednesday. Trinity Lewis was taken from 723 County Road in Salem. One man was in his 50's with a black, neat beard, short hair, and had an average to heavy build. Lewis is about 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds. Trinity was last seen wearing shorts and a shirt, and carrying a yellow and white drawstring bag. [Full Article...]

U.S. successfully tests new missile defence system

U.S. successfully tests new missile defence system The message seems to be that the North is determined to carry on developing missiles, with the aim of eventually mounting nuclear warheads on them, and is undeterred by global sanctions, offers of rapprochement, or military threats. The test comes after Pyongyang fired its ninth missile this year. The test comes amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea, which has been testing it... [Full Article...]


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