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Bedouins join Druze in High Court petitions against Nation-State Law

Bedouins join Druze in High Court petitions against Nation-State Law Holding colourful Druze flags alongside Israeli ones, protesters at Saturday's demonstration, estimated by local media at over 50,000, chanted " equality ", AFP reported. "We undertake to legislate the constitutional rights in the Declaration of Independence as a basic law such that the State of Israel will be the nation state of the Jewish people with equal rights for its citizens; both Jewish an... [Full Article...]

After Public Praise for Diane Black, Trump Embraces Bill Lee

After Public Praise for Diane Black, Trump Embraces Bill Lee Lee faces former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, who easily won the Democratic primary, in the November general election. According to a count from The Tennessean, $46 million has been spent in the Republican gubernatorial primary, with Boyd spending a whopping $19 million of his own money and Black pouring in $12 million of her own fortune. [Full Article...]

Baaaaaaad Boys: Goats Take Over Boise Neighborhood

Baaaaaaad Boys: Goats Take Over Boise Neighborhood Residents in a West Boise neighborhood woke up to 75 goats strolling through their yards and down the street. KTV reported that Animal Control arrived with a single truck, only to realize it was ineffective in containing the epidemic of mammals. [Full Article...]

Girl in 'extreme danger' after possible abduction at Virginia airport

Girl in 'extreme danger' after possible abduction at Virginia airport At the news conference Friday, Huchler said the girl was approached by a couple while sightseeing with the tour group at the World Trade Center , and authorities believe that encounter may be related to her disappearance. Ma, who is visiting the US from China, was waiting for a flight to the Bay Area before she disappeared. She was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans trousers, bla... [Full Article...]

Jeffrey Lord: Koch Brothers Suffering From Trump Derangement Syndrome

Jeffrey Lord: Koch Brothers Suffering From Trump Derangement Syndrome The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business lobby, has publicly criticized the billions of dollars worth of tariffs the administration has targeted at China, Canada, Mexico and the European Union. "We look forward to working with anyone to do so". "That's not helpful to Democrats, it's not going to be helpful to the Koch brothers, either". The Koch network campaigned heavily fo... [Full Article...]

The complicated relationship between Catholicism and the death penalty

The complicated relationship between Catholicism and the death penalty Amnesty International, which has long campaigned for a worldwide ban on the death penalty , welcomed the development as an "important step forward". In a news conference in Bukidnon, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. The Catechism of the Church, which sums up the teachings, previously stated that death penalty could be used in some cases. "We have a problem", he said. [Full Article...]

7.0-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

7.0-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, tsunami warning issued It was even stronger than an natural disaster last week that measured 6.4 and killed 17 people in the region. Lombok, about 40km (25 miles) east of Bali, attracts tourists from around the world to its beaches and hiking trails. "15 sold seconds of "hoooooly s**t this is happening". "The lamp was shaking and people were shouting 'Get out.' I ran out into the dark because the power cut off". [Full Article...]

Twenty dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland

Twenty dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland Police said a large rescue mission had been deployed to the scene of the crash, including five helicopters. It was flying a group of 17 Swiss nationals and a three-member family from Austria on a sightseeing tour for the company JU-AIR. A general view of the accident site of a Junkers Ju-52 airplane of the local airline JU-AIR, in 2,450 meters (8,038 feet) above sea level near the mountain resort ... [Full Article...]

Yellowstone visitor taunts bison, prompts investigation for 'reckless' behavior

Yellowstone visitor taunts bison, prompts investigation for 'reckless' behavior They also warn to stay in your vehicle if you encounter a wildlife jam. The man, 55-year-old Raymond Reinke of Pendleton, Oregon, was being sought after his bail was revoked following a string of citations in Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park over the past week. [Full Article...]

Venezuela says explosions an attack on Maduro

Venezuela says explosions an attack on Maduro The Venezuelan information minister says the president is fine. Mr Rodriguez said the president and his cabinet, who was standing next to him, were not injured. But firefighters at the scene of the blast disputed the government's version of events. Rodriguez said Maduro will speak to the nation later Saturday evening. [Full Article...]

Facebook Warns Of ‘Bad Actors,’ Deletes Accounts Ahead Of Midterms

Facebook Warns Of ‘Bad Actors,’ Deletes Accounts Ahead Of Midterms The committee has been looking into the issue for months, but concern heightened on Tuesday, when Facebook said it had identified a new coordinated political influence campaign to mislead its users and sow dissension among voters ahead of November's U.S. [Full Article...]

Everyone on Board During Aeromexico Crash Escaped Before Plane Erupted in Flames

Everyone on Board During Aeromexico Crash Escaped Before Plane Erupted in Flames The airline's CEO says the plane was 10 years old, "perfectly maintained" and was last serviced back in February. A reporter for network Milenio said some passengers had walked to a nearby highway to seek help. The civil defense office of Durango state says the plane came down in a field near the airport for the state capital, also named Durango . "It is confirmed that there were no death... [Full Article...]

U.S. pledges nearly $300 million security funding for Southeast Asia

U.S. pledges nearly $300 million security funding for Southeast Asia EAS was initiated by 16 countries in East Asia, Southeast Asian and South Asia. "As part of our commitment to advancing regional security in the Indo-Pacific, the United States is excited to announce almost US$300 million dollars of new funding to reinforce security cooperation throughout the entire region", he said. [Full Article...]

'Our boys are coming home;' Pence welcomes Korean War dead

'Our boys are coming home;' Pence welcomes Korean War dead The meeting began with an amicable manner with delegates from both countries saying they're expecting to produce meaningful outcome. Kim handed over more than 55 boxes carrying remains of USA soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War on Friday. [Full Article...]

US threatens raising tariffs to 25% on $200bn of Chinese goods

US threatens raising tariffs to 25% on $200bn of Chinese goods Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Thursday that China will advise the U.S. to change its attitude, stop making false accusations, and return to the land of reason. In early July, the USA government imposed 25 percent tariffs on an initial $US34 billion of Chinese imports. But the U.S. Commerce Department reported Friday that the American trade deficit climbed to $46.3 b... [Full Article...]

Trump tweet on Muller probe "opinion not order": White House

Trump tweet on Muller probe In another tweet , the president suggested that Manafort was being treated poorly - worse than mobster Al Capone . Rosenstein is now the one who oversees the Mueller investigation, and if fired, a replacement would have the opportunity to scale down the probe, or even end it altogether. [Full Article...]

Israel 'thwarts IS attack' on Golan Heights

Israel 'thwarts IS attack' on Golan Heights Shortly after the remarks, Israel's military said it had carried out an air strike on the Golan on Wednesday night, killing seven insurgents that it believed were from a Syrian wing of Islamic State and en route to attack an Israeli target. [Full Article...]

Trump rallies support for gubernatorial hopeful in Tampa

Trump rallies support for gubernatorial hopeful in Tampa Trump said he plans to campaign for Republicans across the country five days a week in the run-up to the midterm elections in November. Critics have condemned voter ID laws , frequently championed by Republicans, as a tool to disenfranchise populations with poor access to government services. [Full Article...]

Trump stresses a fall shutdown may be needed

Trump stresses a fall shutdown may be needed Trump has repeatedly said this week that he would force the government to shut down if Democrats do not agree to significant increases in border spending, including money to build a wall along the southern border with Mexico , along with changes to the legal immigration system. [Full Article...]

US Welcomes Remains Of War Dead Soldiers From North Korea

US Welcomes Remains Of War Dead Soldiers From North Korea It also reported that North Korean officials have discussed how they plan to deceive the USA about the size of their arsenal of missiles and nuclear warheads and facilities. It has taken longer than Washington had hoped, but a USA state department official says the process so far has been smooth. The U.S. ambassador also expressed skepticism regarding North Korea's dismantling of the Punggye-ri ... [Full Article...]


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