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Palestinians say 3 wounded at protests for prisoners

Palestinians say 3 wounded at protests for prisoners Hamas has unveiled a new political programme softening its stance on Israel by accepting the idea of a Palestinian state in territories occupied by Israel in the six-day war of 1967. "The institutions of Palestinian governance remain vulnerable to political instability and require affirmative steps to protect and advance state-building efforts", said the report , which will be presented to the Ad... [Full Article...]

Trump 'would not be happy' with another North Korea nuclear test

People also debate whether the security benefits of THAAD would outweigh drawbacks if relations worsen with China, which sees the system as a threat, and they have been angered by President Donald Trump's statement that he would make South Korea pay $1 billion for the system. [Full Article...]

Dallas firefighter shot; police search for shooter

Dallas firefighter shot; police search for shooter He "had been acting erratically in his home yesterday morning" and at some point took his roommate, Arthur Riggings, 67, into a back room and fatally shot him, Dallas Assistant Police Chief Randall Blankenbaker said. Interim Police Chief David Pughes from the Dallas Police Department stated that late into Monday night, police were still interviewing witnesses and neighbors. [Full Article...]

'I thought it would be easier'

'I thought it would be easier' The president can point to a string of fulfilled campaign promises, from withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal to allowing the construction of a pipeline. "I have to tell you, I don't think anybody has done what we've been able to do in 100 days, so we're very happy", he told reporters after signing an executive order in the White House. [Full Article...]

Student Calmly Stabs 4, Killing 1, At University Of Texas

The names of the three surviving students, who were treated at University Medical Center Brackenridge, were not immediately released. We're learning the victim who died was a former student of Graham Independent School District. The plaza was re-opened to foot traffic by Tuesday morning. "His motivation, what was going through his mind, I can't answer at this time", Carter said. [Full Article...]

NKorea says it will speed up nuke program in response to US

The Pyongyang foreign ministry spokesman said if the North was not armed with "the powerful nuclear force", Washington would have "committed without hesitation the same brigandish aggression act in Korea as what it committed against other countries". [Full Article...]

North Korea marks anniversary with massive artillery drill

USS Michigan is one of four Ohio-class submarines that the Navy has converted from carrying nuclear ballistic missiles to conventional guided missiles.Its homeport is Bremerton, Wash., but it is forward deployed from Guam. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration told lawmakers Wednesday it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, as an... [Full Article...]

Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance

A White House statement described late Saturday's call as "very friendly" and said the U.S. On North Korea, the ASEAN leaders would express "grave concern " over developments in the Korean Peninsula, including two nuclear tests staged by the North previous year and subsequent ballistic missile launches, according to the latest draft of the ASEAN communique. [Full Article...]

France's would-be presidents rally in Paris days before vote

France's would-be presidents rally in Paris days before vote Without naming them, Macron suggested Monday that far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon want to isolate France form the rest of the world. Anti-racism activist Omar Slauti said the fight against Le Pen should be in the streets, not the ballot box, denouncing the "extreme-right populism" that has spread around Europe. [Full Article...]

At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider

At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider Minutes into Trump's Harrisburg speech, he told the crowd just how much he preferred spending the evening with supporters than the Washington media. The first 100 days of the Trump presidency has included two travel bans and several executive orders . The state was critical to Trump's victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton in November. [Full Article...]

Turkey demands U.S. stop supporting Syrian Kurdish militants

Turkey demands U.S. stop supporting Syrian Kurdish militants Video from northern Syria shows the USA patrols parked alongside Kurdish units flying the YPG flag. It said the YPG "is indispensable" to defeat IS but there is also "no avoiding the fact" that the USA is backing a force "led by PKK-trained cadres in Syria while the PKK itself continues an insurgency against a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally". [Full Article...]

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure The test came as the USS Carl Vinson Aircraft Carrier group arrived in waters near the Korean Peninsula, where it began exercises with the South Korean navy on Saturday, about 12 hours after the failed launch , a South Korean navy official said. [Full Article...]

Trump says China could have hacked Democratic emails

This he said to countering the view of US intelligence officials who have said Moscow orchestrated the hacks. The hackers roiled the presidential campaign by making public embarrassing emails sent by Democratic operatives and aides to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. [Full Article...]

Judge cites Trump's comment in 'sanctuary city' ruling

Judge cites Trump's comment in 'sanctuary city' ruling The Supreme Court has held that the federal government cannot compel states to administer a federal program, citing a Supreme Court ruling that the government could not withhold Medicaid funding to force states to comply with the Affordable Care Act. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government says Scottish Brexit proposal could disrupt trade

United Kingdom government says Scottish Brexit proposal could disrupt trade Turing the tables on the SNP politician, Mr Green pointed out the Scottish government has the power the change to policies in Scotland if they should wish to do so. Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said: "Sticking his fingers in his ears and shouting "la-la-la" will not change the truth of Alex Salmond's government's educational performance". [Full Article...]

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to say 'goodbye' to EU

However, an amendment that reverses a requirement for the president to be neutral and cut ties with their party came into effect immediately, allowing Erdogan to return to the Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party, or AKP. "All 80 million [Turkish citizens] are first-class citizens", said Erdogan. Erdogan signed a membership form, confirming his re-admittance to the party which he left wh... [Full Article...]

Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea Multiple countries have tried to dissuade Kim Jong Un and the North Korean regime from developing their nuclear capabilities but to no avail. Trump said in the interview he wants South Korea to pay the cost of the THAAD, which he estimated at $1 billion. [Full Article...]

Venezuelans stage 'silent protest' in wave of unrest

Three others were fatally shot, and an additional death was reported, but details were not immediately available. In addition to demanding new elections, opponents are denouncing a government they deem a dictatorship responsible for triple-digit inflation, soaring crime and widespread shortages of food and medical supplies. [Full Article...]

Congress's Digvijay Singh dismissed as party in-charge in Goa, Karnataka

Congress's Digvijay Singh dismissed as party in-charge in Goa, Karnataka A Chella Kumar has been named AICC in charge of Goa. Along with these two appointments, four secretaries have been appointed for Karnataka - former MPs Madhu Goud Yashki and Manickam Tagore, P.C. Another party leader Madhusudan Mistry ceased to be a general secretary after he was made a member of the party's Central Election Authority for holding the organisational polls later this year. [Full Article...]

Caleb Brantley could get cut before ever getting to Cleveland

Caleb Brantley could get cut before ever getting to Cleveland He fell all the way to the sixth after being charged for allegedly striking a woman in the face and causing a tooth injury on April 13. It made for a weird late-draft sequence for the Browns, who took Brantley with the 185th overall pick, only to have executive vice president Sashi Brown tell reporters later that the misdemeanor battery charge the ex-Gators player is facing is "very concerni... [Full Article...]


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