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Palestinian tries to stab Israeli soldiers, shot dead: army

On the campaign trail, Trump indicated he would be more sympathetic to settlements than his predecessor. Since then, Israel has expanded the number of settlers to nearly 700,000 - thereby making negotiations for a Palestinian state in the occupied territories ineffective. [Full Article...]

Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering United Kingdom gov't program

A seasoned negotiator never reveals his or her hand in public but I'm confident we can get an agreement. In remarks in the debate that followed the speech, she acknowledged government failings in helping victims of the London high-rise fire on June 14 that killed at least 79 people. [Full Article...]

Shiv Sena gives in, will support NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind

Shiv Sena gives in, will support NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind The AIADMK, TRS, TDP and BJD have all reportedly said that they would back the NDA candidate. Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said that the BJP had assured that it would inform the Congress about its Presidential candidate in advance for a consensus but now they informed us after taking the decision. [Full Article...]

Trump rolls back parts of what he calls 'terrible' Obama Cuba policy

In a statement on state television it denounced the measures, but said Havana "reiterates its willingness to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation". Under Trump's policy , travel for non-academic educational purposes will be limited to group travel, while individual non-educational travel permitted under the Obama policy will be prohibited, according to a White House fact sheet . [Full Article...]

'I Did Not Make' Tapes of Conversations with Comey

'I Did Not Make' Tapes of Conversations with Comey He said: " James Comey better hope there are no "tapes" of our conversations". Mr Comey confirmed for the first time in March that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was indeed investigating possible links between Mr Trump's campaign aides and the Russian government. [Full Article...]

Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Of course , the future remains uncertain. The 142-page proposal is being urged by Republican majority leader Mitch McConnell to be put to the vote next week, giving only a few days to the senators to make their decision. "The bill takes dollars out of health care for millions of Americans and puts it right back in the pocket of the wealthy", he said. The Senate bill includes a provision for ... [Full Article...]

Refugee numbers reached record in 2016

It puts the global refugee count at 22.5 million, internally displaced at 40.3 million and asylum seekers at 2.8 million. This equates to one person becoming displaced every 3 seconds. Turkey ranks first, with 1,587,374 refugees , most of whom are from Syria . The incident involved a rubber dinghy that left Libya on 15 June and began taking on water just hours into its journey, the United Na... [Full Article...]

Dani Alves; "Everyone knows my admiration for Pep Guardiola"

The full-back helped Barca win the Champions League three times as well as six La Liga titles. According to Cadena SER radio, Juventus and Real Madrid have opened talks in to negotiate the transfer of Danilo to the Italian club. When he was asked about his free-transfer from the Serie A champions he replied; "I don't know what's happening". "It's news you're giving me first-hand, that I ... [Full Article...]

North Korea FINALLY reacts to claim it tortured United States prisoner

Warmbier, a college student who had been part of a tour group visiting North Korea, was detained by the regime for 17 months, during which he was subject to a show trial and unknown cruelties before he was suddenly returned to the USA last week - in a comatose state. [Full Article...]

Police called on The Queen for not wearing a seat belt

Police called on The Queen for not wearing a seat belt Her Majesty was filmed not wearing a seatbelt in the Royal Bentley. According to the West Yorkshire Police force, a 999 emergency call was made by someone saying the queen was being driven around London without her seat belt being strapped on. [Full Article...]

Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup

With that opportunity, his country's Confederations Cup hopes might have gone begging, too. One minute later, Australia earned the penalty kick that captain Mark Milligan converted, angling the ball low beyond Cameroon's highly rated goalkeeper Fabrice Ondoa diving to his right. [Full Article...]

Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

A 6-7 forward, Iwundu averaged 13 points last season for the Wildcats on 48.1 percent shooting. The Celtics balked at sending Chicago the third pick on Thursday or their likely Top 5 pick from Brooklyn next year, so Jimmy Butler is now a member of the Timberwolves. [Full Article...]

Trump's Approval Down By Double Digits Among GOPers Since 100th Day

Trump's Approval Down By Double Digits Among GOPers Since 100th Day The right-leaning daily poll from Rasmussen Reports continued to skew overall poll figures Wednesday as it reported that 45 percent of "likely USA voters" approved of the president's job performance. 57 percent are more inclined to believe former FBI Director James Comey . Most respondents - 57% - also said they would rather trust Comey, who said Trump pressured him to drop the probe, inst... [Full Article...]

Man charged with terror offence in London mosque attack case

One person was killed and ten injured when a motorist in a hired van hit Muslim worshippers leaving a mosque after late-night Ramadan prayers. Makram Ali, 51, from Haringey, died from "multiple injuries" following the attack outside the mosque, a post-mortem examination revealed. [Full Article...]

Downing of Iranian drone

Downing of Iranian drone Pakistan on Thursday condemned the drone strikes on its soil as violations of sovereignty and said it would not be tolerated, after U.S. officials suggested Washington might ramp them up against the Afghan Taliban taking refuge inside Pakistan. [Full Article...]

BJP's Ram set to enter Raisina

Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palanisamy too extended his support to NDA's presidential candidate. The parties are now learnt to be veering towards fielding a strong Dalit candidate of their own to take on BJP's Kovind. Nitish Kumar is known to take independent decision like his welcoming the demonetisation decision and surgical strikes past year and the JD-U voting for UPA candidate Pran... [Full Article...]

Adams tells Theresa May she's in breach of the Good Friday Agreement

Unionists are typically Protestants who want to keep Northern Ireland as a part of the UK, while republicans are mostly Catholic and favor a united Ireland. Prompted by her poor election showing, particularly among pro-EU young people who fear losses of jobs and opportunity from Brexit , some of her most senior ministers and two former Conservative prime ministers have called for a rethink. [Full Article...]

Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' After Baseball Field Shooting

Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' After Baseball Field Shooting Scalise, a Louisiana Republican, was critically wounded when he was shot near the hip, but after several surgeries, his condition has upgraded to serious. When Hodgkinson left for the Washington area, his wife figured he just needed a break since their daughter and 2-year-old granddaughter had just moved into their home and usually spent all day with him. [Full Article...]

Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile's Death Released

Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile's Death Released The Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile told state investigators that he believed his life was danger because he smelled marijuana in his auto, according to transcripts released on Tuesday along with dash-camera footage . [Full Article...]

Funeral for US college student who died after North Korean detention

More than 2,500 family, friends and well-wishers gathered for his funeral in OH on Thursday. North Korea reportedly told a USA official that Otto contracted botulism and slipped intothe coma after taking a sleeping pill. Rob Portman, a Republican from the Cincinnati area. Warmbier was to be buried at a Cincinnati cemetery. "I had to come out to support the family, and also just to show, ... [Full Article...]


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