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Egypt FM visits Israel after 10-year break

For Egypt, there's more at stake than energy supplies: assuming a leading role in peace talks is an opportunity after criticism that longtime Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak had allowed Egypt's influence to wane, and El-Sisi had expected his words to resonate. [Full Article...]

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence emerges as Donald Trump's likely running mate

Donald Trump is set to announce his vice presidential pick on Friday, but according to recent reports, it looks like he may have found his match. Following the apparent terror attack in Nice, France, on Thursday, he tweeted that he would be postponing the announcement. [Full Article...]

Millions Approved for New, Illegal West Bank Settlements

Greeting Shoukry on Sunday, Netanyahu repeated his call for Palestinians to resume direct negotiations with Israel, and welcomed Egypt's efforts to resolve that conflict. Bush, when discussing the need to establish a Palestinian state alongside Israel. He said the government will "assist the residents who stand heroically in the face of vicious terrorism". [Full Article...]

Chris Froome keeps yellow jersey amid 'mayhem' in Tour de France

Provisional results meant the double Tour victor lost his race lead to fellow Briton Adam Yates, previously second overall. The Tour time trials also are gauges for how Dennis is tracking form-wise with a view to next month's Olympics, at which he will compete in both the road race and time trial event (as will Porte, who crashed into a motorbike during a wild Stage 12). [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders Finally Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Bernie Sanders Finally Endorses Hillary Clinton for President Bernie Sanders' endorsement of Hillary Clinton is getting a tepid reception among some Colorado delegates. Trump is expected to announce his vice presidential pick in the next few days. " Sanders said in an interview that aired June 22, 2016, "(It) doesn't appear (like) I'm going to be the nominee, so I'm not going to be determining the scope of the convention". [Full Article...]

Former shadow secretary of state for Wales confirms Labour leadership challenge

They spoke after former shadow business secretary Angela Eagle and former shadow work and pensions secretary Owen Smith both announced they were challenging Mr Corbyn for the party leadership. 'That money has to be raised quickly, as we will need to register as supporters between 18th-20th July in order to secure the right to vote'. Labour's internal strife has also fuelled tensions among its ... [Full Article...]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Regrets Anti-Trump Comments

The comments raised the question of whether she could remain fair if the court were asked to hear a case involving Trump , especially one over the outcome of the election as in 2000. The furor over Ginsburg's comments comes as Trump prepares for the Republicans' July 18-21 convention that will formally nominate him as the party's presidential candidate for the November 8 election. [Full Article...]

Egypt's foreign minister takes off to Israel to resuscitate peace process

Egypt's foreign minister takes off to Israel to resuscitate peace process After decades of wars followed by years of uneasy peace, Israel has emerged as a discreet ally to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. Recently, police tried to reach a number of people they hope can shed light on the affair and could serve as state witnesses, Haaretz said. [Full Article...]

Former London mayor Boris Johnson named UK foreign secretary

US Secretary of State John Kerry called his new British counterpart Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday as the anti-EU minister's appointment raised heckles in Europe. Mrs Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert said in a statement that the German leader wished Mrs May luck in her new job in a telephone conversation on Wednesday evening. [Full Article...]

UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon expresses grief over Edhi's death

UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon expresses grief over Edhi's death Ban Ki-moon said that Edhi was a living legend who always taught to do justice, kindness and sympathy with every human being regardless of religion and racism. The activist was laid to rest on Saturday as thousands attended his funeral prayers in Edhi village as per his last wish. Edhi, who was 88 years old, had been suffering from complications related to a kidney failure, for which he had been... [Full Article...]

Hundreds attend memorial service for Dallas officer Michael Smith

Hundreds attend memorial service for Dallas officer Michael Smith The two Douglasville police officers had gone outside the metro Atlanta area to lend assistance and support for fallen law enforcement officers and their families before, but said they had never gone as far as their Dallas , Texas trip led them. [Full Article...]

Chinese leaders extend condolences over Nice truck attack

Estrosi said some of the city's 1,200 security cameras had pinpointed the moment the attacker boarded the truck, far from the seaside "in the hills of Nice " and could follow his path to the promenade. Australian Bridget de Jong told the Today Show she was at the Bastille Day Fireworks near the incident. On Friday, flags will be flying at half-mast, and Nice's jazz festival has been cancelled... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu asks Egyptian FM to help free Israelis held in Gaza

In a statement on Sunday, Egypt's foreign ministry said Shoukry's visit was part of a push by Cairo to restart peace talks between the Palestinians and Israel. The Israeli moves to bolster its settlements are a response to months of violence that has killed more than 200 Palestinians and 34 Israelis. Palestinian leaders say years of talks with Israel have not ended the occupation, and have inste... [Full Article...]

US Holocaust museum asks gamers to stop playing Pokémon Go there

US Holocaust museum asks gamers to stop playing Pokémon Go there However other cultural and heritage sites have also said patrons playing Pokémon Go would not be welcome. Spokesman Stephen Smith said they had not experienced any problems with the Pokémon Go players yet but wanted to act before they could potentially happen. [Full Article...]

Egypt's Foreign Minister Calls for Renewal of Palestine-Israel Peace Talks

In Sisi's impromptu and unusual foreign policy speech in May, he said "we will achieve a warmer peace if we resolve the issue of our Palestinian brothers", and he asked the Israeli leadership to broadcast his words throughout its country. Netanyahu said: "I welcome Al-Sisi proposal and appreciate the Egyptian efforts to push forward the peace process with the Palestinians and the attempt to promot... [Full Article...]

'Fifty Shades Freed' cast and crew unharmed in Nice attack

'Fifty Shades Freed' cast and crew unharmed in Nice attack The popular film " Fifty Shades of Grey " sequel titled " Fifty Shades Darker " crew nearly got a glimpse of death while filming in Nice, France - where the country was attacked on Thursday night. It marks France's deadliest attack since ISIS hit Paris a year ago. "Back safe in my hotel room", Brunetti tweeted after the carnage. The film is scheduled for release February 10, 2017. [Full Article...]

Colleague of Gov. Mike Pence: 'Good things happen to good people'

So what does Pence bring to the table for Ohio's Republicans? As the Pence news broke on Thursday, the "Never Trump" movement made its last stand. And two, if a voter is concerned about Trump's inexperience and temperament, will Mike Pence quell their anxieties? After much speculation, multiple sources are reporting that Governor Mike Pence of IN will be Donald Trump's running mate IN the ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump delays announcement of vice presidential pick

Pence, who served as a congressman for more than a decade before being elected governor of IN in 2012, has been viewed as a frontrunner for the job who could bring governing experience, knowledge of Capitol Hill and conservative credentials to Trump's ticket. [Full Article...]

US, Israel Jewish leaders demand right to pray in Jerusalem

In a news conference with Shoukry, Netanyahu called on the Palestinians "to follow the courageous example of Egypt and Jordan and join us for direct negotiations". During clashes with Palestinians with Sair, a blockaded Hebron-area village, Israeli forces shot and injured at least five people with rubber-coated steel bullets, the local Ma'an News Agency reported. [Full Article...]

Clinton Deflects Criticism on Handling of Classified E-Mails

Clinton Deflects Criticism on Handling of Classified E-Mails The hearing will begin at 10 a.m., where Comey will be joined by the State Department's inspector general, Steve Linick, and the inspector general for the intelligence community, Charles McCullough III. "I did not coordinate that with anyone-the White House, Department of Justice- nobody outside the Federal Bureau of Investigation family had any idea what I was about to say", he told lawmakers. [Full Article...]


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