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Author: 0 Israel okays millions to West Bank settlements after attacks

First elected to Israel's top office two decades ago, Netanyahu has weathered several scandals, including a police investigation and state audits into his family's spending. El-Sisi recently called for the resumption of peace efforts between Israelis and Palestinians. Israel says most were assailants. "As with all the previous instances, when allegations were made against the prime minister that turned out to be baseless, nothing will come of this - because there's nothing there", the ...

Author: 0 Egypt foreign minister to talk Mideast peace in rare visit to Israel

Sameh Shoukry's visit on Sunday reflects improved relations between the two countries and a call by the Egyptian president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, for parties in Netanyahu's coalition to unite in favour of a new peace initiative, which he also called on Arab countries to back.

Author: 0 Abe set to call for fresh economic stimulus

The July 10 Upper House election ended with the four parties that advocated constitutional revision falling one seat short of the two-thirds majority in the chamber needed to initiate a constitutional amendment. Sunday's election was the first major one to take place since the voting age was lowered from 20 to 18, potentially adding 2.4 million voters. "I think this means I am being told to accelerate Abenomics, so I want to respond to the expectations of the people", Abe told TBS ...

Author: 0 Federal election 2016: Malcolm Turnbull takes full responsibility for campaign

Mr Kroger said the Coalition's two-party preferred vote had plunged from 56 per cent in September, when Mr Turnbull took over as leader, to 49 per cent by the time he called the election. Mr Shorten's nearly triumphant tone was markedly different to that of the Prime Minister, who sounded chastened when he finally fronted the media on Tuesday, after more than a day of silence.

Author: 0 Australian PM Turnbull defies critics, cliffhanger vote count resumes

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull holds his hand out as he speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia. He also acknowledged the massive swing against the Coalition and the "disillusionment" of voters towards the major political parties.

World Media US defence chief arrives in Baghdad on unannounced visit
Author: 0 US defence chief arrives in Baghdad on unannounced visit

He called for the people of Iraq's northwestern Nineveh province, of which Mosul is the capital, to "prepare for the liberation of their cities". At least 38 ISIS militants were killed in the operation to retake the base, Sabah Nouri, the spokesman for Iraq's counter-terrorism unit, said Saturday on Iraqi state television station al-Iraqiya TV.

Author: 0 18 dead in Indian Kashmir protests after top rebel killed

Maintaining that the security forces have been asked to exercise restraint while handling protesters and been warned against the use of disproportionate force, Akhtar said, "The parents of these children, some of who are too young, also have a responsibility to keep an eye on them".

Author: 0 In platform draft, Sanders wins on climate, loses on trade

But just as the meeting was coming to a harmonious close came a reminder of the work left to do. After losing on the platform committee, by a vote of 104-77, some Sanders supporters broke into boos and walked out of the meeting room while others shook their fists in a thumbs-down position.

World Media Terror returns to Bangladesh on Eid
Author: 0 Terror returns to Bangladesh on Eid

Suspected Islamists carried out a new deadly attack at a huge prayer gathering in northern Bangladesh to celebrate the end of Ramadan , only days after the mass murder of hostages in the capital Dhaka . Bangladesh police have said they are investigating whether the attackers had IS links, though the government has blamed domestic militant organizations bent on imposing Islamic rule.

World Media Zakir Naik seeks support from Muslim community against 'media trial'
Author: 0 Zakir Naik seeks support from Muslim community against 'media trial'

The police are likely to submit the report to the state government next week following which a decision will be taken whether to initiate criminal proceedings against Naik. In Mumbai, police identified at least three properties belonging to him and his Islamic Research Foundation in Dongri-Mazgaon belt. The Islamic scholars in Bangladesh had previous year demanded a ban on the channel, saying it was misleading the Muslims all over the world.

Author: 0 Lin-Manuel Miranda's Final Hamilton Bow Perfectly Set to West Wing Theme

Recent Tony Award victor Leslie Odom, Jr ., Phillipa Soo , and ensemble member Ariana DeBose are also departing their respective roles for other opportunities. Miranda reportedly made a solo bow , with his hand to his heart, after his performance at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. "For me, today is for Alton, & his children, & the struggle".

World Media Resumed Fighting in South Sudan Sparks Civil War Fears
Author: 0 Resumed Fighting in South Sudan Sparks Civil War Fears

But information minister Michael Makuei Lueth told South Sudanese television that "the situation is normal and it is under full control ". "Both UNMISS compounds in Juba have sustained impacts from small arms and heavy weapons fire", the mission said in a statement.

World Media Reports suggest Southampton close on Pierre-Emile Højbjerg deal
Author: 0 Reports suggest Southampton close on Pierre-Emile Højbjerg deal

The Danish midfielder, is leaving the Allianz Arena on a permanent basis, following loan spells with Augsburg and Schalke in the last 18 months. Southampton have already seen their starting midfield from previous year effectively gutted after the sales of Sadio Mane and Victor Wanyama to Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur respectively.

World Media Typhoon Nepartak batters China's coast, killing at least 2
Author: 0 Typhoon Nepartak batters China's coast, killing at least 2

Nine people were killed and 18 are missing after wind and driving rain bought by the remains of super typhoon Nepartak swept into China over the weekend, the government said on Monday. However, a tropical storm is still serious, especially when it is headed to areas that are already flooded. Southern China has been battered by unusually heavy rain in recent months, triggering severe flooding, including in China's longest Yangtze river.

Author: 0 On rare Israel visit, Egyptian FM calls for 2-state solution

Shoukry, who is arriving at the behest of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, is expected to raise the matter of the French initiative, which Netanyahu has opposed, in addition to the initiative laid out by al-Sisi, which Netanyahu found more agreeable.

Author: 0 Donald Trump pitches tantrum at "peace meeting" with GOP senators

He said he would not support either Trump or the presumptive Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton. Ribble, who has been an outspoken critic of Trump , said he believes the billionaire real estate mogul has done long-lasting damage to the reputation of the Republican Party in the course of his campaign.

Author: 0 Kim Jong-un Gets Called Out in New US Sanctions. Now What?

For the first time, the United States of America has moved to impose a sanction on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the countless accounts of torture, assault and execution of his people. That said, the Obama administration's action, like its designation last month of North Korea as a primary money-laundering concern, was likely triggered by requirements in the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enforcement Act (NKSPEA) approved by Congress in February.

World Media N.Korea military threatens physical response against US THAAD deployment
Author: 0 N.Korea military threatens physical response against US THAAD deployment

The mission should have ended in a controlled explosion, but the missile rose for a few miles then fell back into the sea. The new launch came after Seoul and Washington Friday announced their decision to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence system, or THAAD, to the Korean peninsula and the North warned United States sanctions against its leader amounted to a "declaration of war".

Author: 0 Blair defends decision to remove Iraq's Saddam from power

It also found that warnings about the increased risk of terrorist activity and regional instability had not been shared with the public and MPs. This file photo taken on July 30, 2009 shows John Chilcot, the Chairman of the Iraq Inquiry, outlining the terms of reference for the inquiry.

World Media Donald Trump only has 1 percent support among black voters
Author: 0 Donald Trump only has 1 percent support among black voters

Weekend Edition co-host Rachel Martin shared the scoop through a tweet early Thursday night, quoting what Biden had just told the network in an interview to be aired later. Clinton backers say the argument that Trump has stiffed working people is resonating with union and working-class voters. "I'm with her, I am fired up, and I can not wait to get out there and campaign for Hillary", added Obama, who won a brutal, months-long Democratic primary battle against Clinton in 2008.

Author: 0 Wildrose leader says HIS party is the one to replace NDs

Kenney confirmed he would be running for leadership following a 25 minute speech in Calgary on Wednesday. Mr. Kenney, who was first elected to Ottawa in 1997, represents Calgary Midnapore. That was evident during the Wildrose floor-crossing in December 2014 when Prentice convinced party leader Danielle Smith and eight other notable Wildrose MLAs to join his caucus.

Author: 0 Abdul Sattar Edhi - The Incomparable

The reporter who is from Express News, appeared to be informing his viewers of the details of tragic news from the grave of Pakistan's most notable philanthropist, who passed away on July 8, aged 88. His response was hardwork and an obstinate asceticism, a bid to leave his enemies with no ammunition. Doctors had put Edhi on ventilator, his son Faisal said.

Author: 0 President Obama to visit Dallas on Tuesday

The president's extended remarks on the issue likely foreshadowed the message he will deliver Tuesday in Dallas, when he addresses an interfaith memorial service for the slain officers. But terrorists didn't strike in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, near St. Paul, Minnesota, or Dallas. President Barack Obama said protests against police violence in many cities over the weekend are "legitimate", yet cautioned that attacks on law enforcement officers undermine public support for the Black Lives ...

World Media Dhaka decides to ban Zakir Naik's Peace TV
Author: 0 Dhaka decides to ban Zakir Naik's Peace TV

Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan had said on Saturday that Bangladesh's intelligence agencies were investigating the Islamic preacher Naik. Naik, who is based in Mumbai, said from Makkah that he "totally disagreed" that he had inspired the terror attack in Dhaka .

Author: 0 Why Clinton, Trump didn't campaign today & what they're saying about Dallas

Prior to the shooting in Dallas, Clinton had already planned to address the deaths of Alton Sterling, who was fatally shot in Baton Rouge, and Philando Castile, who was fatally shot in Falcon Heights, Minn., this week. "May god protect our fallen heroes and bring peace upon the city of Dallas". Snipers opened fire on police officers in the heart of Dallas on Thursday night, killing some of the officers.

Author: 0 Utah resident is first Zika-related death in continental U.S.

Citing health privacy laws, health officials said that no additional information about the patient will be released. Zika virus infection in pregnant women is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects. The CDC notes that sexually transmitted cases of Zika virus are not reported in areas of local mosquito-borne transmission because it is not possible to determine the source of infection.

Author: 0 In nod to Sanders, Clintons offers new health care proposals

Almost 1.7 million votes were added to the Election Night totals for the Democratic presidential contest, and Bernie Sanders did indeed win a majority of the new votes, though only enough to shave Clinton's popular-vote margin from 12 percent to 7 percent and her delegate majority in the state from 63 to 33.

World Media MP at odds with Teesdale Labour Party over Corbyn
Author: 0 MP at odds with Teesdale Labour Party over Corbyn

This year's annual Labour Party conference takes place in September and the SW Wilts constituency is hopeful that Mr Corbyn will still be at the party's helm come then. Mr Smith said he had been talking to Mr McCluskey and Mr Corbyn to "explore what I can do" to heal party rifts. "We have won every parliamentary by-election, some with vastly increased majorities, and two thirds of our supporters voted to Remain".

World Media Best is still to come, says Wimbledon champ Murray
Author: 0 Best is still to come, says Wimbledon champ Murray

Credit Murray - who sobbed into his towel when it was all said and done, such was his emotional decompression from the tremendous stress of this occasion, tension building over the past fortnight - with turning Raonic's game inside-out, blunting the 25-year-old's main strengths of power and torque.

World Media Obama rushes through first presidential visit to Spain
Author: 0 Obama rushes through first presidential visit to Spain

U.S. President Barack Obama kicked off his Spain trip Saturday as he met with Spanish leaders and King Felipe IV in Madrid . Deadly shootings last week of black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota, followed by the killings of five police officers by a sniper in Dallas, led Obama make the unusual choice to return to the White House late Sunday, a day earlier than originally planned.

World Media France face Ronaldo in poignant Euro 2016 final
Author: 0 France face Ronaldo in poignant Euro 2016 final

Speaking to the media, Ronaldo said: " France is a bit more the favourites than us, but I think Portugal will win". He returned to sit on the bench, his left knee bandaged, and limped onto the pitch to encourage his teammates at the start of both periods of extra time.

Author: 0 Defiant Corbyn vows to fight for Labour leadership

Corbyn will face a leadership challenge from shadow cabinet minister Angela Eagle , according to an announcement on Saturday. Even those in the party who support the direction in which he is taking Labour must acknowledge that Corbyn had to spend most of the 20 minutes talking about the challenges to his authority, the holes on his frontbench, and how he would deal with a leadership contest.