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Author: 0 Protester killed, AP journalist wounded in West Bank clash

Led by jailed resistance icon Marwan Barghouti, more than 1,500 Palestinian prisoners began an open-ended hunger strike on April 17 to demand more prison visits, better medical care and improved treatment for female inmates. The health authorities in Gaza said eight people were wounded by bullets and about 30 suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation. Yousef Shapira made his comments in his official annual report, in which he criticised the "lack of development of infrastructure of ...

World Media Trump says he has 'absolute right' to release terrorism info to Russians
Author: 0 Trump says he has 'absolute right' to release terrorism info to Russians

President Donald Trump personally appealed to FBI Director James Comey to abandon the bureau's investigation into National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, according to notes Comey wrote after the meeting. McMaster's statement did not specify whether Trump talked about the plot. Trump will be visiting Israel next week on his first foreign trip as president.

World Media Turkey Calls on Trump to Fire Obama-Appointed Anti-ISIS Envoy
Author: 0 Turkey Calls on Trump to Fire Obama-Appointed Anti-ISIS Envoy

Two men were arrested at the scene, and police intend to pursue charges against others involved, the Metropolitan Police Department said in a statement on Wednesday. "The United States recognizes this inviolability, which provides reciprocal protection for the United States overseas". The government of Turkey believes that the Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG) in Syria are simply the Syrian arm of the PKK, which has waged a deadly insurgency inside Turkey since 1984.

Author: 0 Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

At noon Wednesday, some residents were allowed back into the trailer park, officials with Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center said. No details of the fatality were given. He said storm warnings should be taken seriously. An entire wall of their mobile home suddenly came flying at them. "We just sat in there, and we thought it was over", Tyson said.

Author: 0 President Trump to interview 4 candidates to lead FBI

The legal group has represented President Trump in disputes going back decades to his time as a NY real estate magnate. The president also replied "he is" when asked whether Lieberman is a top candidate for the position. Lieberman, while in the Senate, served two separate stints as chair of the Senate Homeland Security Committee from 2001-2003 and a third stint from 2007-2013.

World Media WA wages growth lowest on record
Author: 0 WA wages growth lowest on record

The RBA said Tuesday in minutes of its May 1 policy meeting that it is watching both the housing market and employment growth as guides to the outlook for interest rates. Commonwealth Bank economist Gareth Aird said full-time jobs and part-time jobs were equally good as long as the part-time workers did not want to work full time.

World Media Trump calls Macron to congratulate him on election win
Author: 0 Trump calls Macron to congratulate him on election win

Reflecting on Macron's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential runoff on Sunday, Valls said it was a blow to populism in Europe that gave a "terrific" image of France overseas. Britain's vote a year ago to leave the European Union and the election of protectionist U.S. leader Donald Trump have given cause for concern that voters have had enough of open borders and trade and are inclined to dismantle treaties.

World Media April retail sales beat expectations by 1.3pc
Author: 0 April retail sales beat expectations by 1.3pc

The Office for National Statistics said house prices in March rose at their weakest rate since October 2013, up 4.1 percent on the year. "Growth in volumes in April was broad-based, with non-store sales and purchases of household goods and food standing out, the latter two aided, the ONS suggested, by the month's relatively warm weather".

Author: 0 Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

Six of the 18 contacts were between Kislyak and Trump advisers, including Flynn, according to three current and former officials. According to four current US officials, the contacts between Flynn and Kislyak only accelerated after the election as they continued to set up what they considered to be a back channel in order for contact to be established between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

World Media WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning walks free after seven years in prison
Author: 0 WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning walks free after seven years in prison

In a statement to ABC news, Manning said: "As I rebuild my life, I remind myself not to relive the past". Screenshot of Chelsea Manning's first portrait post on Twitter, after her release on May 17, 2017. USA soldier, Chelsea Manning, was released on Wednesday, free of charge, after seven of the 35 years sentenced in jail. Manning launched a hunger strike in September, demanding access to treatment for her gender dysphoria.

World Media Australian senator breastfeeds baby on floor of Parliament
Author: 0 Australian senator breastfeeds baby on floor of Parliament

On Tuesday, CNN reported that Waters returned from her maternity leave with Alia in tow and nursed her while she worked at her Parliament seat. The move, considered the first of its kind in Australia, was possible due to Australian Parliament's decision previous year to change it rules over breastfeeding in parliament.

Author: 0 Trump suggests he might drop daily press briefings

In an interview on Thursday with NBC News, the president said Comey gave him this assurance during a dinner and in two phone conversations. He's more concerned what happens in the end . After Comey's firing, some people are calling for a special prosecutor to take over the Russian Federation investigation. "In fact when I made a decision to just do it, I said to myself, I said, 'You know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story, it's an excuse by ...

World Media Japan economy expands at 2.2 percent annual pace in Jan-Mar
Author: 0 Japan economy expands at 2.2 percent annual pace in Jan-Mar

Exports rose 8.9% for the third straight quarter of increase. Japan's economic growth in January-March outpaced an annualized 1.8 per cent expansion in the euro zone and a 0.7 per cent increase in the United States. An improving global outlook with strong demand for Japanese smartphone parts, memory chips and construction machinery has also been a tailwind, analysts said.

World Media Ledford denied stay of execution
Author: 0 Ledford denied stay of execution

Georgia death row inmate J.W. Ledford Jr.is seen In this image released by the Georgia Department of Corrections. A Georgia death row inmate has been denied stay of execution and clemency requests, after he argued that a firing squad would be more humane than a lethal injection.

World Media Israeli intel experts alarmed by Trump leak but play down any damage
Author: 0 Israeli intel experts alarmed by Trump leak but play down any damage

A report on ABC Tuesday said that Israeli officials were now very concerned that the life of the Israeli spy who obtained the information that Trump presented to the Russians, according to reports Tuesday, is in danger. Subsequent reports by ABC News citing current and former USA officials, and BuzzFeed citing two Israeli intelligence officers, apparently confirmed the report indicating that Israel had indeed shared specific intel with the U.S.

World Media Shane Duffy named in Ireland squad for upcoming internationals
Author: 0 Shane Duffy named in Ireland squad for upcoming internationals

The worldwide camp will close with the World Cup Qualifier against Austria in Aviva Stadium on Sunday, June 11 . "I wasn't expecting it". " I thought there'd be a real, real chance of Ryan being named in it, considering there's a couple of friendlies coming up and as I said considering there is no limit as Martin has shown with his really big squads ".

World Media Australia could ban laptops on worldwide flights
Author: 0 Australia could ban laptops on worldwide flights

The federal government is considering information and advice 'we are receiving internationally and working very closely with our partners, ' he said. "As prime minister protecting our national security and the national interest, I have to be circumspect and discreet on matters of national security", Turnbull said.

World Media North Korea threatens 'CIA terrorists', claims US, South Korea behind assassination plot
Author: 0 North Korea threatens 'CIA terrorists', claims US, South Korea behind assassination plot

North Korea vowed to "ferret out and mercilessly destroy the last one the terrorists of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and the puppet IS of South Korea targeting the dignity of the DPRK (North Korea) supreme leadership". For its part, South Korea has admitted to having plans in place to kill Kim. The Yonhap News Agency added that on Thursday, a South Korean Marine Corps commander inspected troops near the Western maritime border.

Author: 0 Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

Yoon said that President Moon highly evaluated India's participation in worldwide sanctions against the North. "We hope for Russian Federation to play a constructive role in order for North Korea to stop with its nuclear provocations and go the way of denuclearisation", Moon was citing as saying to Putin in the 20-minute conversation.

Author: 0 Trump confident travel ban is lawful

In issuing his injunction in the case in March, Hawaii-based US District Judge Derrick Watson referred to repeated comments Mr Trump had made about a "Muslim ban" during the presidential campaign. Today's case was heard by three judges who were all appointed by President Bill Clinton, so they could move relatively quickly. Perhaps seeking to avoid the question of what role the president's statements should play in their assessment, the judges yesterday also spent some time discussing whether ...

Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon hails 'fantastic' result in Glasgow despite failing to win power

Internal party data based on how Scotland voted at last week's local government election claims that the party is poised to stage a remarkable comeback north of the border. Both Labour and the Conservatives had five councillors elected, with the result for the Tories up four on five years ago. After 37 years of running Glasgow, Labour's grip on the city was over as the SNP became the largest party in the city.

World Media French Constitutional Council proclaims Macron president-elect
Author: 0 French Constitutional Council proclaims Macron president-elect

The leader of the En Marche! got 66.01 percent of the votes, ahead of the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen's 33.9 percent, according to the official results by the Constitutional Council. Baroin tried to highlight the risks facing defectors by citing the example of Manuel Valls, a former Socialist prime minister who said he was ready to back Macron in the June election.

World Media Thailand threatens Facebook with blackout over censorship demands
Author: 0 Thailand threatens Facebook with blackout over censorship demands

Apart from illicit materials such as pornography and violence, the Thai government mainly targets contents that violate the country's lese majeste law, which is believed to be one of the strictest in the world . Social networking giant Facebook is under pressure from Thailand's government on Tuesday to remove dozens of pages from its servers, a few weeks after a video that appears to show the country's new king walking through a shopping mall in a crop top was widely shared on the site.

Author: 0 Trump to give speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia

In the wake of the previous U.S. administration's participation in the historic nuclear deal with Iran , Saudi Arabia is now seen to be attempting to restart positive relations with Washington . From Saudi Arabia, Trump would travel to Jerusalem, where he will meet Israeli President Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and lay a wreath at Yad Vashem.

World Media PM spells out her love of Harry Potter
Author: 0 PM spells out her love of Harry Potter

Digpal was apparently not the biggest Harry Potter fan, but had purchased the story with plans to eventually auction it once again at a future charity event (thinking it would only gain value in the next few years). Rowling has focused on several Potter-adjacent projects in the last few years, including penning the script for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , a story that exists in the wizarding world.

World Media Clapper says Trump weakening US institutions
Author: 0 Clapper says Trump weakening US institutions

Trump tweeted on Friday that "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Trump wrote on Twitter Friday morning. Trump's dismissal of Comey, who was leading the Federal Bureau of Investigation's probe into ties between the White House and Russian Federation, intensified calls by Democrats for an independent probe.

World Media Doeden Strong after the Turn on Day 2
Author: 0 Doeden Strong after the Turn on Day 2

Matthew Perrine carded a 3-under 67 to move into fourth place at 5-under 135 for the tournament, and Hunter Shattuck shot 2-under 68 for the second straight round and is tied for fifth place at 4-under 136. CJ Lee leads BYU at -2 for the tournament. "I'm very pleased with my round today", said Rebula. "Any time you get double-digit wind out here and the hole locations we see in tournaments, the golf course can defend par nearly as good as any".

World Media Coalition: ISIS town fall is a 'victory' for Syria Kurdish partner
Author: 0 Coalition: ISIS town fall is a 'victory' for Syria Kurdish partner

Dorrian said the priority now is to protect those who remain. TRT World's Soraya Lennie has more on Turkey's concerns. The coalition said Thursday that Islamic State had moved its external attack planning operations to Tabqa after their defeat in Manbij in order to avoid coalition airstrikes in Raqqa.

Author: 0 India urges ICJ to halt execution of Jadhav

Pakistan will present its arguments to the afternoon session. Salve said Pakistan had repeatedly denied consular access to India, which violates the provisions of Vienna Congress and no document of Jadhav's trial process was given by Islamabad .