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Israeli troops shoot, kill Palestinian who tried to stab them: army

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Kushner's arrival in the region shortly after Trump's visit last month "raises the stakes", according to Dan Shapiro, the Obama-era ambassador to Israel. Jewish settlements in the West Bank are regarded as illegal under worldwide law and are considered one of the main obstacles to a two-state solution, taking land claimed by Palestinians for a future state. Read More »

American Student Released from North Korean Prison, Dies Days Later

North Korea expert Bill Richardson told The New York Times that Warmbier's death would "set back any serious discussion about a diplomatic dialogue". He reiterated to the AP today, "They just murdered him". The tweet , which came hours before the United States and China were set to meet in Washington to talk about North Korea , caught multiple Trump administration officials off guard, leaving them scrambling as they tried to figure out what exactly the President meant, CNN ... Read More »

Kushner arrives to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough

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Kushner thanked the prime minister for the reception, saying that it was "an honor to be here". Channel 2 political analyst Udi Segal reported that Greenblatt and Kushner had come to bring a message of a general desire for peace that the television reporter described as a "Miss Universe wish for world peace", with absolutely no concrete proposals, details, goals or even a plan to get Netanyahu and Abbas in the same room. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho caught up in Spain tax scandal

There are not many teams that could afford the 32-year-old's services, with many feeling that only United and Paris Saint-Germain could realistically sign him if he decides to leave Madrid . Ronaldo, also from Portugal, has been summoned to testify in his case on July 31. Ronaldo exit rumours have become a yearly occurrence in the summer, and these accusations mean a move is perhaps more likely, but fans of Real Madrid can still rest easy. Read More »

Fox News' Chris Wallace Nails Trump's Lawyer in a Brazen Lie

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Sekulow went on argue that to say he claimed Trump is under investigation is "unfair", adding , "I do not appreciate you putting words in my mouth". In response, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee earlier this month : "I've seen the tweet about tapes". The assurances from Comey that the President wasn't under investigation were apparently no longer applicable, according to the Post report. Read More »

China talks focusing on North Korean threat

American student Otto Warmbier died after being repatriated while in a coma from North Korea , where he was detained. The Young Pioneer Tours agency built up a business attracting young travelers with cut-rate, hard-partying adventures into one of the world's most isolated countries. Read More »

US says Russia not behaving in threatening way in Syria

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In an indirect reference to Iranian-backed forces that have been gathering in the eastern desert region, a US -led coalition statement cited a recent escalation of tensions and said it would not "tolerate any hostile intent and action of pro-regime forces". Read More »

John McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to North Korea

Later, he reached an accord with the Chinese leader, remaining hopeful while conceding that the Sino-North Korean relationship was more complicated than meets the eye. Uri Tours, which is based in the USA and has an office in Shanghai, said it was "reviewing" its position. "He should have been brought home a long time ago", Trump said. Read More »

Colombia: Bogota Mall Explosion Leaves at Least 1 Dead

Three women died in an explosion at a mall in Bogota , Colombia , that authorities described as a terrorist attack. National police chief General Jorge Nieto told reporters "a device" was placed "behind one of the toilets in the women's bathroom" in the shopping centre. Read More »

Missing sailors on USS Fitzgerald found dead

The early Saturday morning collision with a Philippines-flagged merchant ship in the Sea of Japan caused extensive damage to the USS Fitzgerald , a guided-missile destroyer. The coast guard questioned crew members of the ACX Crystal , and is treating the collision as a case of possible professional negligence, said Masayuki Obara, a regional coast guard official. Read More »

Valedictorian goes off script at graduation to blast his school's administration

The student had just told his audience at Wyoming Area High School that the " authoritative nature" of "a few" administrators and school members "prevents students from developing as true leaders". Said Serino, "The speech was changed as it was being given". "I don't think it could have gone any better", he stated. He said he "would make the same decision again because it was the right one on Friday" and will be the right decision "the next time a student attempts to hijack the ceremony ... Read More »

U.S. spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

Warmbier's death have been drawn at this time as there are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview", the coroner's office statement said, expressing "deepest sympathies" for his family and friends. While almost all Americans who have been there have left without incident, visitors can be seized and face lengthy incarceration for what might seem like minor infractions. Read More »

Socceroos boss glum after Germany defeat in Confederations Cup

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou was puzzled to learn the reasons behind his side's lack of "composure" in a sluggish start at the Confederations Cup against Germany on Monday. "We'll prepare for it on the pitch tomorrow", Milligan said. The Borussia Moenchengladbach midfielder got his first-ever goal for Germany after Julian Brandt had set him up nicely and with a brilliant start, the stage was set for the World Cup champions to go on a blitz. Read More »

Trump Said To Plan Announcement On Comey Tapes

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Team Trump is trying to keep press focus off the investigation of Russian meddling with the election and if there was any collusion in that effort by members of his campaign. On the day that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director was dismissed, FiveThirtyEight's poll aggregator put his approval rating at 42 percent. Read More »

US Says Iranian-Made Drone Shot Down in Syria

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The Syrians , Russians , and Iranians want to test USA commitments, whether it's by sending drones to al-Tanf or launching air raids against the SDF. Attempts to warn the plane away using an emergency radio frequency failed, the US Central Command said. Over the weekend, a USA fighter jet downed a Syrian warplane after Bashir al-Assad's troops attacked positions of US backed forces fighting against ISIS. Read More »

Philippines condemns attack near United Kingdom mosque

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Osborne, who lived in Cardiff, had been held down by a group of people after the crash. Mr Osborne is understood to have grown up in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, and have four children, the BBC reports . According to witnesses from the scene, the driver drove his van towards the Finsbury Park mosque yelling, "I want to kill all Muslims!" She added: "We will stop at nothing to defeat it". Read More »

Senegal recalls ambassador in Qatar, backs Saudi Arabia

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He added: " We are not ready to surrender, and will never be ready to surrender, the independence of our foreign policy ". Speaking in a rare interview, the Emirati minister of state for foreign affairs, Anwar Gargash, said that Qatar has "chosen to ride the tiger of extremism and terrorism " and now needed to pay the price. Read More »

Stamford Hill on lockdown as police clash with youths 'brandishing machetes'

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A line of officers armed with shields were heard telling bystanders to steer clear of the area, while a police helicopter hovered overhead. Scenes from riots or something in Stamford Hill right now. One person has been arrested in connection with disorder officers and is in custody at a north London police station. A teenage boy has been stabbed and police were pelted with bottles after a block party descended into violence last night. Read More »

Israel starts work on new settlement

The new settlement is meant to house residents of the West Bank outpost of Amona after it was demolished in February. Israel's defence minister said that the country so far this year advanced its highest number of settlement projects since 1992. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy sparks US flash flood warning

The remnants of our tropical storm will arrive around here Friday into Saturday and combine with a cold front to produce heavy rains. Forecasters say some areas of Louisiana , Mississippi, Alabama and Florida could see a foot of rain. Read More »

Jon Ossoff loses in crucial Georgia congressional race

Campaign spending is most helpful in a primary, when name recognition is low and when one particular ad can effectively define a candidate. More than $55 million was spent by both campaigns with Ossoff outspending Handel by roughly $25 million. Read More »

China Doing Utmost to Address North Korea Nuclear Issue Without Outside Pressure

Two senior U.S. officials with direct knowledge also told CNN that military options for North Korea have recently been updated, and will be presented to President Donald Trump for a decision to act if there is a nuclear test. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has the authority to cut off travel to North Korea, has been weighing such a move since late April, when American teacher Tony Kim was detained in Pyongyang, a senior State Department official said. Read More »

Mexico v New Zealand Betting: El Tri at risk of running rampant

Ronaldo teed up Ricardo Quaresma to fire Portugal ahead in the first half in Kazan , but the goal was cancelled out before the break by Mexico striker Javier Hernandez's bullet header. Federation Internationale de Football Association is trialing the use of video assistants and wants them to be used at next year's World Cup in Russia. Read More »