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Author: 0 Israel's attorney general probes suspicions surrounding PM

He called the visit "important" and said it reflected the positive change in Israel-Egypt relations. Israeli authorities have embarked last month on investigating Netanyahu's alleged connections with French businessman Arnaut Mimran, who was recently found guilty by a French court over a massive fraud case.

World Media Lawyer for Minn. officer 'not concerned' about charges
Author: 0 Lawyer for Minn. officer 'not concerned' about charges

The demonstrations in Baton Rouge had been largely peaceful, but there were some tense moments Friday night and early Saturday . Almost 30 people were arrested. No shots were fired, and no suspect was found. Reynolds described the officer who shot Castile as Asian; the St. Anthony Police Department's 2015 annual report notes Yanez is a member of the National Latino Police Officers Association.

World Media Egyptian FM meets Netanyahu in rare Israel visit
Author: 0 Egyptian FM meets Netanyahu in rare Israel visit

Emmanuel Navon, a Tel Aviv University political scientist who studies Israel-Africa relations, said he was skeptical that Netanyahu's visit would lead African countries to change their United Nations voting patterns. At the press conference, Netanyahu called on Palestinians "to follow the courageous example of Egypt and Jordan and join us for direct negotiations".

World Media 13 held for Istanbul airport attack
Author: 0 13 held for Istanbul airport attack

Iraqi journalist Steven Nabil was grabbing food at a Sbarro's inside Istanbul's Atatürk Airport when he heard the initial gunshots from Tuesday's attack. The three suspected attackers were Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationals , a Turkish government official has said. One man who owns a real estate agency said one of the men in the picture had lived in his apartment.

Author: 0 Turnbull's Coalition Nudges Ahead as Election Count Continues

Authorities have to wait until 13 days after the July 2 election date for the final mail-in votes to arrive. Counting by the Australian Electoral Commission was on hold until Tuesday, with Turnbull warning that the ultimate result may not be known until the end of the week.

World Media NRA Unloads on Clinton With Benghazi-Themed Ad
Author: 0 NRA Unloads on Clinton With Benghazi-Themed Ad

Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy , who chaired the select committee set up to probe the attack, released the report with a tribute to the four Americans who died: Ambassador Chris Stevens, State Department officer Sean Smith and Central Intelligence Agency security contractors Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods.

Author: 0 U.S. track trials: Lagat headed to Olympics for fifth time

He did that, and more . "Gianna. Miika!" They shared a long, cheer-filled victory lap, and Lagat said he did it for them as much as him. Ameer Webb accomplished a feat that no sprinter besides Usain Bolt has accomplished since 2013-defeating Justin Gatlin.

Author: 0 Europe Summit Not for Discussing South China Sea, Says Beijing

But despite the extensive worldwide support it has received, Beijing's "non-participation and non-acceptance" stance has been criticized by some Western countries. The upcoming ruling, due to be delivered on July 12, will settle a case brought by the Philippines disputing several of China's claims in the region.

World Media Indonesians kidnapped by suspected Abu Sayyaf militants
Author: 0 Indonesians kidnapped by suspected Abu Sayyaf militants

Three Indonesians were believed to have been kidnapped by five armed men off Lahad Datu late Saturday (July 9), the latest in a spree of abductions off the coast of Sabah. "Serious efforts have to be made immediately by the Philippine and Malaysian governments, and the Indonesian government is ready to cooperate to secure the release of the hostages", said Ms Retno.

World Media Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Definitely Isn't a Trump Fan
Author: 0 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Definitely Isn't a Trump Fan

Or, more accurately, a lack of thoughts. "I can't imagine what this place would be - I can't imagine what the country would be - with Donald Trump as our president", she said. Ginsburg also spoke about her mic drop of an opinion on Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, the landmark abortion case the Supreme Court decided last month.

Author: 0 Peters: Chilcot report shows NZ must reconsider involvement in Iraq

Chilcot delivered a series of stinging criticisms of Blair's government, with, according to United Kingdom political news service PoliticsHome , the most controversial concerning a memo to former U.S. I made the decision in good faith on the information I had at the time. "I feel that the views I expressed at the time have proven correct in light of the release of the Chilcot Report".

Author: 0 There are no boundaries with Virat Kohli: Amit Mishra

Mishra, the only spinner in the Indian ranks for this match, was introduced after the pacers' initial spells, but found success much later, well after the lunch break was taken with the total at 67 for 1 in 27 overs and also well after both Chandrika and Hope had gotten to their half-centuries on resumption of play.

World Media Kem Ley: Cambodian political analyst shot dead in Phnom Penh shop
Author: 0 Kem Ley: Cambodian political analyst shot dead in Phnom Penh shop

Washington led the global outcry over the murder of a well-known anti-government critic. "I don't know what happened, somebody just called me and said that he's shot", Pou Rachana told Reuters. Cambodia has a long and tragic history of rights and labour advocates being murdered, with their killers rarely brought to justice. He strongly condemned the brutal act and called on the people to stay calm in order to give possibility to the competent authorities to probe into the case.

Author: 0 Heavy Fighting Erupts In South Sudan's Capital

Gen James Koang, a senior SPLA-IO commander, said that his forces were attacked around 8 in the morning. "Dr Machar's residence was attacked twice today including using tanks and helicopter gunships". Heavy gunfire was reported on Sunday in the Gudele and Jebel suburbs of Juba , near a military barracks occupied by troops loyal to Machar. He said the events show there is no peace and war has continued in South Sudan.

Author: 0 Corbyn Repeats Call To Take On Rebel MPs

A source close to Mr Watson said "logistics" in arranging a meeting were "proving tough", but he was expected to have face-to-face talks with Unite and conversations with other union chiefs throughout the day. A defiant Corbyn also made it clear that he would again be a candidate if a leadership election were triggered. "I never aspired to be a front bencher, my aspiration was always to serve my community".

Author: 0 Amarnath Yatra suspended for third consecutive day over Kashmir unrest

As many as 8,611 pilgrims had " darshan " of the self made Ice-Shivlingam yesterday, the ninth day of the yatra. "Since the yatra started on July 2, so far 1,27,538 pilgrims have performed the yatra", the SASB official added. Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel spoke to the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh over phone, and urged him to ensure safety of over 4,500 Amarnath pilgrims from the state who are stranded in Jammu and Kashmir.

Author: 0 US troops number in Afghanistan not always add up precisely

There are now about 9,800 troops in Afghanistan, and Obama had planned to pull that back to 5,500 by year-end. "This is where ISIL continues to try to expand its presence". The lesson here: We've long opposed arbitrary White House deadlines or other timetables on USA involvement, troop strength or even broad strategies .

Author: 0 One winning ticket sold in $540 million Mega Millions drawing

SHARON ‒ An eastern MA convenience store has sold a winning Mega Millions ticket, the state lottery officials announced Saturday. The previous Friday's Mega Millions jackpot was $415 million, but after no winning ticket emerged, the jackpot jumped to $449 million on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Dallas police headquarters on security alert after threat

A video has gone viral showing an activist being arrested while speaking to reporters at a Black Lives Matter protest. The attack on officers Thursday night occurred on the heels of the shooting deaths of two black men by white officers on consecutive days earlier this week, triggering mass protests across the country.

World Media 'America is weeping': Taking stock after 3 days of tragedy
Author: 0 'America is weeping': Taking stock after 3 days of tragedy

He did go on to deny that black people are targeted by police by noting that white people are also killed by police. He says on Twitter that he hates police brutality but doesn't hate police. In an interview with CNN , Valerie Castile says her son would not have approved of the shootings "because he believed that all lives matter". It was unknown what the motives were, "except they fired on the police", said Clay Jenkins, the Dallas County judge and the county's chief executive.

Author: 0 With investigation completed, Obama still won't comment on Clinton emails

Even if the Justice Department wanted to prosecute Hillary, FBI director James Comey's press briefing would have made it hard, if not impossible, to get a grand jury to indict and a trial jury to convict. I think he was speculating. "The State Department has clarified it", Clinton said. "I do not think they were careless", she said. The case was closed by the Justice Department the next day.

World Media Texas jail inmates credited with saving ill guard
Author: 0 Texas jail inmates credited with saving ill guard

Initially, one of the inmates stood up on taking notice of the ailing officer and started shouting for help, but they had to leave their cell to tend to the man. A group of Texas inmates busted out of their holding cell in June but they won't be getting in any trouble for the escape. Speegle rushed in first to see inmates in their gray and white stripes and handcuffed and shackled standing over an unresponsive guard .

World Media Leadsom Urged To Quit Over Motherhood Remarks
Author: 0 Leadsom Urged To Quit Over Motherhood Remarks

Andrea Leadsom has suggested that she would be a better prime minister than her Conservative leadership contest rival Theresa May because she has children and May does not. Duncan-Smith also dismissed suggestions that pro-EU Tory MPs could seek to form a new party were Leadsom elected leader. Ms Mordaunt told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "I'm afraid this is an attempt, I think, by a paper that has declared for the other candidate to smear Andrea".

Author: 0 George W Bush has not read damning Chilcot report

On 6 July, PTI reported that the United Kingdom did not exhaust all peaceful options before joining the invasion of Iraq , said John Chilcot, the chairman of the official inquiry into the war set up in 2009. He said he felt " more sorrow, regret and apology than you may ever know " for the grief of those whose loved ones died. "Military action at that time was not a last resort ".

Author: 0 Israel approves hundreds of new settlement homes despite Quartet warning

Another 240 units will be constructed in Ramot, Har Homa and Pisgat Ze'ev, all settlement neighborhoods in annexed East Jerusalem. The Israeli daily Ha'aretz reports that sources close to Ahmad have accused COGAT of incitement against him, saying it was a social norm in Palestinian society to make such condolence calls and that they do not constitute support for a terrorist's actions.

World Media Same-sex marriage law can not be reversed: Cameron
Author: 0 Same-sex marriage law can not be reversed: Cameron

The two women are in a runoff to replace Prime Minister David Cameron, who is resigning after United Kingdom voters rejected his advice and voted to leave the European Union. May made no comment on Leadsom's interview, merely tweeting: "Yesterday, I launched my clean campaign pledge and invite @AndreaLeadsom to join me in signing it".

Author: 0 Japanese election: Abe set to win super majority

Abe's Liberal Democratic Party is projected to win 54 to 61 of 121 Senate seats in contention, according to an exit poll by the public broadcaster NHK . Any proposed shifts would be subject to a national referendum. While Okinawa Minister Aiko Shimajiri and Justice Minister Mitsuhide Iwaki lost their seats in Sunday's election, they needn't be replaced immediately, since there is no requirement for ministers to be lawmakers.

Author: 0 Humble hero of Pakistan Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away

Military Chief Raheel Sharif and Edhi's son Faisal saluted the coffin as it was carried by soldiers. "He was a noble soul who dedicated his life in service of mankind", she tweeted. Faisal said Edhi's kidneys failed in 2013 and he was on dialysis but he couldn't get a transplant because of his frail health. Sharif's government had offered to fly Edhi overseas for treatment, but he refused, insisting on being treated at a public hospital in his own country.

Author: 0 Australia Parliament elections: Vote counting resumes

Turnbull reporters. "He obviously couldn't think of anything else better to say", Turnbull said. "Despite the strong pitch for majority government from the leaders of both the Coalition and Labor, a high number of people want negotiations to occur with the crossbench to form government".

Author: 0 Nigel Farage Steps Down As Head of UKIP Following Successful Brexit Vote

MEP Paul Nuttall, who is seen as one of the favourites to replace outgoing leader Nigel Farage, insisted the party needs to come together to take advantage of the internal strife rocking Labour. The centre-left opposition Labour Party has been dealing with its own leadership crisis as the party's MPs moved a no-confidence motion against their own leader Jeremy Corbyn, who lost by a considerable 172-40 vote.

World Media 2 strong quake shake coastal area in northwestern Ecuador
Author: 0 2 strong quake shake coastal area in northwestern Ecuador

The second measured 6.4 and struck 10 minutes later in the same area, the USGS said. The US Geological Survey said the quake was shallow, striking 140 kilometres (87 miles) northeast from the town of Hihifo. Some slight shaking was felt in Ecuador's capital of Quito, which is 153 kilometres to the southeast. The coastal region has been hit by a series of quakes since the April 7.8 tremor that killed more than 650 people, the nation's strongest quake in decades.

World Media 20 youth killed,300 injured as violence hits Indian held Kashmir
Author: 0 20 youth killed,300 injured as violence hits Indian held Kashmir

The BBC's South Asia correspondent, Justin Rowlatt, says this is the worst violence in the region for some years and the fear is that if it is not brought under control soon, many more people could be killed and injured. Pakistani leaders Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Imran Khan and Pakistani Foreign office condemned the brutality against Kashmiris and demanded that United Nations should also take notice of the situation and force Indian government to behave and stop state terrorism against innocent ...

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 ...