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Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

After the 1967 war, Israel annexed east Jerusalem with the Old City home to holy sites sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims, and declared all of expanded Jerusalem to be its capital. "In this place, the Babylonian exile built the Second Temple and after the destruction of the Second Temple, this place was the focal point of the longing of our people for generations", Prime Minister Benjamin N... [Full Article...]

Merkel: US relations important, but must also look elsewhere

The Prime Minister, who spent several hours on Monday evening speaking to Chancellor Merkel at the official retreat of Schloss Meserberg outside Berlin , was accorded a ceremonial guard of honour at the German Chancery in Berlin on Tuesday morning. [Full Article...]

Trump Lashes Out at Leaks, Considers Staff Upheaval

Trump officials were preparing to establish a "war room" to address the issue that has begun to dominate his young presidency. "The only thing that could be criminal would be if Jared Kushner held himself out as representing the government of the United States of America". [Full Article...]

Pope Francis presents Trump with papal writing on climate change

Pope Francis presents Trump with papal writing on climate change Some wore t-shirts saying "Make Humanity Great Again" and "Donald Back to USSR" - referring to a probe into allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. The Pope, upon completing their meeting, gave the President a medal featuring an olive branch. "I give it to you so you can be an instrument of peace", he said in Spanish. [Full Article...]

Justices side with police in California shooting case

Officers were sent to search a house and property for parolee-at-large Ronnie O'Dell. Jennifer Mendez , pregnant at the time, was shot in the back. Without announcing themselves and without a warrant, the two deputies, Christopher Conley and Jennifer Pederson, entered the shack, where the Mendezes were napping on a futon. [Full Article...]

American Legion hosts Memorial Day Program in honor of fallen veterans

American Legion hosts Memorial Day Program in honor of fallen veterans This year's guest speaker was Sam Filippo retired Colonel with the U.S. Army. After the morning remembrance ceremony, Victoria Glover planned to visit the grave of her grandfather, who is buried at Houston National Cemetery. On the first Decoration Day in 1868, many people gathered at the Arlington National Cemetery and decorated the graves of those who had fallen, both from the north and th... [Full Article...]

British Airways returns to normal schedule after IT crash

Some 75,000 passengers were affected by the computer system outage that caused chaotic scenes over a holiday weekend at London Gatwick and Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport. on Saturday for causing the IT failure. Data from flight tracker FlightAware.com showed BA canceled another 27 flights and had 135 more delayed Monday, a bank holiday in the United Kingdom that sees a high level of ai... [Full Article...]

Centre seeks report from UP on Saharanpur violence

Centre seeks report from UP on Saharanpur violence Meanwhile, the Centre has sought a report from the state government over Saharanpur violence incidents. The UP government , however, has held out hope that a new team of district officers in the region would succeed in restoring normalcy in the district within 24 hours. [Full Article...]

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians All of the groups are inspired by the Islamic State group. "These terrorist atrocities continue to sow terror and confusion even to non-combatant Muslims and Christians", he said in a statement. The government believes the Maute carried out their assault before the Muslim holy month of Ramadan to capture the attention of IS and earn recognition. [Full Article...]

Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence

Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence The aide, identified as Yusuf Yerkel by Turkish media and CNN Turk, reportedly said he was deeply saddened by the events. Video emerged Thursday that shows Erdogan watching the melee from the back seat of a auto parked in front of Ambassador Serdar Kilic's residence. [Full Article...]

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

A joint statement, issued as the Taormina summit came to a close, said: "The US is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement and thus is not in a position to join the consensus on these topics". [Full Article...]

Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 6 people

Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 6 people Yulia Ivanova, a spokeswoman for Moscow's branch of the Investigative Committee, said five people were killed Monday by falling trees and one person died after being hit by bus stop debris torn off by high winds. Teams were busy trying to clear fallen trees from the city's streets. "We are trying to remove all the trees before night falls". A video also shows strong winds tearing apart the roo... [Full Article...]

Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await A G7 summit in Sicily wrapped up in deadlock on the issue, with U.S. partners frustrated at Trump's failure to commit to the deal aimed at stemming global warming. By Saturday morning, Trump was already tweeting that the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners had given him a big win on this issue and that the money was beginning to roll in. [Full Article...]

Big Sur Inn Offers Helicopter Package to Tour Massive Landslide

A landslide of more than 1 million tons of brick and dirt buried part of California's Pacific Coast Highway over the weekend. The landslide along California's State Route 1 extends about a quarter mile and has the road covered in a 35 to 40 feet deep layer of dirt. [Full Article...]

North Korea says missile is able to carry large nuclear warhead

North Korea says missile is able to carry large nuclear warhead Following the launch, a statement from the White House called North Korea a " flagrant menace " and urged "far stronger sanctions" against the reclusive nation. "North Korea is capable of continuing to develop longer-range missiles", Physicist David Wright, told CBS News, adding that the regime's longest-distance test to date shows they are inching closer to a missile capable of reaching the... [Full Article...]

Trump recaps trip before returning to Washington

German officials told Süddeutsche Zeitung that Trump and his aides were under the impression America had separate trade deals with each individual European Union country. Trump was there to celebrate the opening of a global anti-terrorism center. Trump said he had helped forge more worldwide cooperation in the fight against Islamist militants, a threat he said was underscored by a suicide ... [Full Article...]

Thousands turn out to remember JFK on 100th birthday

Thousands turn out to remember JFK on 100th birthday A wreath-laying ceremony is planned Monday to honor the 35th USA president at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. The image on the stamp is a 1960 photograph by Ted Spiegel of Kennedy when he was campaigning for president in Seattle. [Full Article...]

Three policemen killed in Jakarta twin blasts

Three policemen killed in Jakarta twin blasts He also used low-grade explosives in the homemade bomb, which contained ball bearings and screws. IS propaganda agency Amaq said late Thursday that the "attack on the Indonesian police gathering in the city of Jakarta was carried out by one of the fighters of the Islamic State", in a statement carried by the SITE Intelligence Group. [Full Article...]

Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup Final starting spot

The Chelsea defenders were appealing for handball and a potential offside on Aaron Ramsey , but Sanchez needed a simple finish to give Arsenal an early 1-0 lead. "This team has suffered, but they're united and they responded". The referee hesitated and consulted with his assistants before finally awarding the goal - much to the chagrin of everyone Chelsea . [Full Article...]

EU, US to meet Wednesday over in-flight laptop ban

EU, US to meet Wednesday over in-flight laptop ban Fears that a bomb could be concealed in electronic devices prompted the United States to announce in March that it would restrict passengers from bringing devices larger than cellphones onto flights originating from 10 airports , including those in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia , Qatar and Turkey. [Full Article...]


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