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World Media Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians
Author: 0 Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

Dr. Saeb Erekat, the PLO's secretary general, said in a statement that the act was "sabotaging worldwide efforts" and condemned the meeting as a provocation at the beginning of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. It is the holiest site in Judaism. Muslim's regard the same hilltop compound as the "Noble Sanctuary". The continued occupation of these areas is a key point of contention between Israel and Palestine.

Author: 0 Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

Corbyn, who became the head of Labour in 2015, is a hard-left politician whom the president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews said "most people in the Jewish community can't trust" because of Corbyn's praise for Hezbollah and Hamas and perceived failures in addressing anti-Semitic rhetoric by some of his supporters.

Author: 0 Senate leader McConnell forced to juggle demands on health care bill

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to make a big healthcare promise that is in contradiction to his administration's recent actions. The president's priorities - tax reform, healthcare, building a wall - have become stalled in Congress as numerous investigations are under way into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and whether any Trump campaign associated colluded with them.

Author: 0 'Incident' involving man with 'weapon' at Orlando airport

Police descended upon Florida's Orlando International Airport Tuesday night in response to a man with a weapon in one of the airport's rental vehicle lots. Authorities say a 4-year-old girl, her mother and a good Samaritan died in Utah after the little girl fell off a rock and was swept away in a cold, fast-moving river while she was playing with her mother on.

Author: 0 Race to rescue Sri Lanka flood victims as toll rises

The Disaster Management Center said more than 27,000 people have been displaced by the landslides. The Government of Sri Lanka requested assistance from the global community and requested the logistical and material support of the United Nations.

Author: 0 Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US ties

It would be safe to conclude that in November 2020, Ms Merkel would like to see Donald Trump's name added to the list. Chancellor Angela Merkel is a deeply convinced Atlanticist who feels it is right to flag differences in Germany's ties with the United States in order to maintain healthy relations, her spokesman said on Monday.

Author: 0 Kathy Griffin releases photo holding a severed Trump head

The comedian has since gone on Facebook to make an apology saying that she went too far, and she is begging for the public's forgiveness. I understand there are going to be people that hate this... Backlash on social media was immediate, including from the daughter of Trump's former rival. - Kathy Griffin (@ kathygriffin ) May 30, 20172/ OBVIOUSLY, I do not condone ANY violence by my fans or others to anyone, ever! This is the left today.

World Media Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester
Author: 0 Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

In the early hours of Thursday morning, counter-terror police carried out a controlled explosion at a property in the Moss Side area of Manchester , although no arrests were reported by police. agencies was an extraordinary step as Britain sees the United States as its closest ally on security and intelligence. And information about the identity of the assailant and the nature of the attack emerged in the USA before British officials released it.

Author: 0 Storm Hits Bangladesh, Destroying Hundreds of Homes

Mora struck the island of Saint Martin and Teknaf in the coastal Bangladeshi district of Cox's Bazar , where officials said on Tuesday about 200,000 people were evacuated to shelters. "We came to this shelter just to survive". "People have now started returning to their homes", said Syed M Hashim, spokesperson at the disaster management department.

World Media Why Melania Trump covers her head one day but not the next
Author: 0 Why Melania Trump covers her head one day but not the next

Melania was then slated to visit the Vatican-owned Bambin Gesu pediatric hospital, while Ivanka and her husband took part in a roundtable on human trafficking at the Community of St Egidio Catholic charity. "We can use peace", said the president, acknowledging the symbolism. "We had a fantastic meeting", the president said afterward. Through a translator, the Pope asked the First Lady: "What do you give him to eat-potica?" For Trump, who landed in Rome after stops in Saudi ...

Author: 0 Macron draws 'red line' over Syria after meeting Putin

Sunday, in an interview with a French newspaper , Macron talked about the white-knuckle one-on-one handshake the two shared. Putin and Macron will hold a joint news conference after their talks. Russian Federation defended Syria saying Syria did not use chemical weapons and the toxic substances released were stored by rebels where the Syrian forces carried an air strike.

World Media US officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters
Author: 0 US officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters

Another person wrenches a woman's neck and throws her to the ground. "Replacing McGurk would be beneficial", Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an interview on NTV television on Thursday. Turkey said on Thursday the USA special envoy in the battle against Islamic State should be removed because he supported Kurdish militants, and warned that Ankara would act unilaterally if it faced attack from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia.

World Media Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await
Author: 0 Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

Under pressure from other G7 states - the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Canada and Japan - Mr Trump put his name to commitments to avoid trade protectionism and preserve a rules-based trade system. The source adds that G-7 members were still wrestling over a statement on trade and whether it would condemn protectionism, as previous group statements have.

World Media At least 11 dead as storms sweep through Moscow
Author: 0 At least 11 dead as storms sweep through Moscow

Hundreds of trees were toppled, as meteorologists reported winds of up to 50 miles per hour. The scene of a fatality after a bus stop fell over in Moscow's Kirovogradskaya Street. "We are taking necessary measures to deal with the consequences". The storms in Moscow on Monday caused extensive power outages, disrupted train service, and destroyed around 3,500 trees, according to the AP.

Author: 0 Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

In a press conference in Sicily, Saturday, advisers H.R. McMaster and Gary Cohn declined to comment on new revelations about Jared Kushner's communications with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak (SER'-gay KISS-lee-yak). The German magazine Der Spiegel pounced on the closing photo-op of a midweek meeting between Trump and newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron in which the two men appeared locked in a hand-wrestling match as a visual metaphor of the USA president's ...

Author: 0 At JFK's centennial, book chronicles presidency, day-by-day

Born in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 29, 1917, President Kennedy was the youngest president ever elected to office. They continue the commemorations today with choral groups performing this morning, a U.S. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier, museum officials said. A ceremony was held Monday morning to honor the 35th USA president at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

World Media Twin Explosions in East Jakarta Part of Global Terrorist Attack
Author: 0 Twin Explosions in East Jakarta Part of Global Terrorist Attack

Indonesia has faced an emerging threat in recent years from Islamic State group sympathizers who have launched attacks targeting government authorities, mainly police and anti-terrorism forces. Witnesses near the scene of the blast described it as a horrifying aftermath with the street laced with body parts covered in blood. Several of their relatives were also taken in for "questioning and DNA tests", according to the chief of the anti-terror squad.

World Media British Columbia Greens back NDP for minority government
Author: 0 British Columbia Greens back NDP for minority government

Even without the support of three B.C. Green Party MLAs, who announced Monday they will support the NDP, I expect Clark will convene the legislature in what amounts to a game of Who Wants Another Election? The Liberals won a plurality of seats with 43 compared to the NDP's 41 and three for the Greens, so parliamentary tradition gives Clark the first chance to form a government.

Author: 0 Oracle Team USA beats Kiwis in rematch to open America's Cup

In other races, Artemis - whose stock has risen with some impressive practice performances this month - defeated Team Japan by 13 seconds. Skipper Ainslie got the better of Franck Cammas's Team France at the start but - in a carbon copy of the defeats to the United States of America and New Zealand - quickly let that position of dominance slip, with little errors being heavily punished.

Author: 0 General election 2017: SNP 'would pursue progressive policies'

But Scotland's First Minister and SNP leader said it was unlikely Jeremy Corbyn would be in the position to be Prime Minister, arguing the "reality" was that the Conservatives would secure a majority. "Now is not the time because what we need to be doing now as we face this historical moment as we need to get the Brexit negotiations right, what we need to do is to be working together and not pulling apart".

World Media Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain
Author: 0 Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

Abbas had sought to convince the unpredictable USA president to remain committed to an independent Palestinian state. "Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded", he said. "Peace is a choice we must make each day, and the United States is here to help make that dream possible for young Jewish, Christian and Muslim children all across the region", he said.

Author: 0 S.Korea military: North Korea fires unidentified projectile

The launch was immediately reported to South Korea's President Moon Jae-in, who called a meeting of the National Security Council . Japan's chief cabinet secretary, Yoshihide Suga , told reporters the missile appeared to have fallen into the country's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) - waters extending 200 nautical miles from its coast.

Author: 0 Some of Manchester bomber's network potentially still at large: Britain

The Prime Minister said Mr Trump acknowledged the leaks were "unacceptable" when she challenged him about them. "We have protected counter-terrorism police funding, we've increased the funding for our security and intelligence agencies and we continue to provide them with the support they need", May said .

Author: 0 Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

Officials collect a parachute from a Jersey City parking lot following an incident on May 28, 2017 . The Leap Frogs were performing as part of Fleet Week , a weeklong showcase that brings dozens of USA warships and thousands of service members to the New York City area every year.

World Media Saharanpur violence a 'well-planned conspiracy', says UP CM
Author: 0 Saharanpur violence a 'well-planned conspiracy', says UP CM

Punia were denied permission to visit Saharanpur . On Thursday, the state government said Chandrashekhar Azad of a local Dalit outfit Bhim Sena would be arrested soon. The Congress has termed the denial of permission to Gandhi as an attempt to stop him from 'visiting the Dalit brothers'. And it is for this reason that BSP supremo Mayawati, who has not taken a road trip anywhere since 2003, finally hit the road in the sweltering May heat to drive from her New Delhi house to Saharanpur to ...

World Media United Kingdom terror threat level reduced from critical to severe
Author: 0 United Kingdom terror threat level reduced from critical to severe

However, the threat level remains severe and there will still be significant numbers of armed police on our streets. Two have been released without charge. Where will people see extra security? What about the Libya connection? The militia also arrested the brothers' father, Ramadan al-Abedi. The bombing at a concert by US pop idol Ariana Grande was the latest in a series of IS-claimed attacks in Europe that have coincided with an offensive on the jihadist group in Syria and Iraq by US, ...

World Media Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states
Author: 0 Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states

Speaking at a meeting to mark the start of Ramadan, he said: 'These people [the Saudis] appear to believe in the Koran. but in practice they act against its teachings'. In the phone call that was initiated by the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani , Dr Rouhani also said: "There are ample grounds and potentials for developing Iran-Qatar cooperation in political and economic fields and we should make the best use of them to promote relations".

Author: 0 Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

On Saturday, President Donald Trump tweeted that a decision regarding the Paris agreement will come next week. Yet several key people, including Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt have been told the decision has been made.

World Media Ederson Moraes: Manchester City close to signing Brazilian goalkeeper from Benfica
Author: 0 Ederson Moraes: Manchester City close to signing Brazilian goalkeeper from Benfica

Reports in Portugal suggest the 23-year-old will be moving this week to the Premier League in a deal worth around £45m. When asked about City's interest - cited in the Manchester Evening News and by national newspapers - following Benfica's 2-1 cup final victory over Vitoria de Guimaraes on Sunday night, the keeper told Portuguese newspaper Record: "I still do not know, but this was probably my last match with Benfica".

Author: 0 Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

European leaders hoped President Donald Trump would explicitly endorse NATO 's bedrock collective defense clause during his visit to Brussels on Thursday, after he spent the presidential campaign suggesting it was hollow. JENS STOLTENBERG: It is our solidarity that keeps our nations safe. Hinting at fairer share in defence spending by member-nations, he said: "We will take decisions to share more fairly the burden of our security".

World Media Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord
Author: 0 Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

They did not elaborate. Instead, the White House hoped to let the images of Trump in statesman-like settings tell the story of his first trip overseas, and perhaps ease questions about his preparedness for the delicate world of global diplomacy.

World Media Rahul Gandhi Denied Permission To Visit Saharanpur Village Hit By Caste Clashes
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi Denied Permission To Visit Saharanpur Village Hit By Caste Clashes

Deputy chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and state BJP president Keshav Prasad Maurya held BSP chief Mayawati directly responsible for the clashes and accused her of funding the Bheem Army in the region. Gandhi is now in Saharanpur to take stock of the prevailing situation, where a caste conflict had erupted in which many Dalits were allegedly targeted.

World Media Warwickshire man arrested in connection with Manchester terror attack
Author: 0 Warwickshire man arrested in connection with Manchester terror attack

Police are continuing to guard the terraced house in Springfield Street, which was evacuated on Thursday evening after the discovery of "potentially suspicious items". The Greater Manchester Police aren't just yet releasing the names of the suspects that were taken into custody during several raids conducted on Wednesday, but are working under the suspicion that a larger conspiracy is behind the bombing.