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Kushner visits family of slain Israeli border police officer

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This is going to be greatly complicated by the new settlement, of course. The land is surrounded by a number of other small settlements and is a few kilometres from the Palestinian village of Duma, where a Palestinian family were burned alive by radical settlers in 2015. Read More »

Long lines for Otto Warmbier farewell

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An estimated 2,000 people packed Wyoming High School, in Wyoming, Ohio , with more lining the streets, CNN reports . North Korea said he had contracted botulism and that it was releasing him on "humanitarian grounds". After graduating as class salutatorian in 2013, Warmbier enrolled at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where he was studying at the school of commerce and was a member of the Theta Chi fraternity. Read More »

More US Citizens Believe Comey over Trump

Trump disputed Comey's testimony that he felt pressured by the president to drop the FBI's investigation of fired national security adviser Mike Flynn, as well as Comey's account that the president asked for loyalty from him. "I think he was in his way instinctively trying to rattle Comey ", former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a longtime Trump confidant, said before the Thursday tweets . Read More »

Donald Trump wishes Muslims on occasion of Eid

The terse statement quoted the President as saying: "I am immensely grateful to God for his mercy in guiding us successfully to conclude another Ramadan fast". "Canada's cultural diversity is one of our greatest strengths and sources of pride". In honor of the Eid al-Fitr holidays, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Gen. Read More »

Can GOP health-care bill pass the Senate?

As a military veteran who uses the VA, and as someone who now works in the health care field, I believe a single-payer Medicare-for-all system is the only one that will truly work. As it stands, the Senate draft of the AHCA will make drastic cuts to Medicaid - even bigger than the cuts in the original House bill, which amounted to over $800 billion - screwing over mostly poor and elderly people. Read More »

Moody's: Hospital uncompensated care costs will rise under proposed Senate bill

A Republican senator up for re-election next year just got some bad news about the Senate GOP health care bill. Schumer said he is optimistic the Senate GOP will not get the votes to push the bill through next week. The swift rejection may be a negotiating ploy, but the public nature of it is a reminder for McConnell of the deep reservations running through his own conference on a proposal that conservatives do not believe goes far enough to repeal Obamacare - and the monumental ... Read More »

Ronaldo helps Portugal into Semis, Russia out

Portugal's Bernardo Silva, right, scores his side's second goal during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between New Zealand and Portugal , at the St. Mexico captain Andres Guardado picked up an early booking that will rule him out of the semi-final, while the video assistant referee was summoned to reject Russian penalty claims after Fyodor Smolov went to ground in the area. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise Transferred Out of the ICU

The source, who said Scalise left the ICU late on Thursday, said there was no update from the hospital on Scalise's condition . However, after multiple surgeries, Scalise showed signs of improvement, and by Saturday, his condition was upgraded from critical to serious. Read More »

Brexit Talks Finally Begin, Britain Caves In to EU Agenda

Monday's talks marked the start of what will be one of the most politically sensitive worldwide negotiations of modern times. The document released after the first day of discussion on " Terms of Reference for the Article 50 TEU negotiations " stated: "The following initial negotiating groups have been established: Citizens' rights; Financial Settlement; Other Separation issues". Read More »

United States military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

Iran's semi-official Fars news agency , believed to be close to the Guard, said the paramilitary force launched a total of six missiles that flew over Iraqi airspace before striking Syria . "We want to de-escalate, not escalate", Davis said. Also, Major General Mohammad Baqeri, head of the Iranian armed forces, pledged "unforgettable lessons" to terrorists and their backers after the Tehran assault. Read More »

Suspected tornado: 1 hurt, businesses flattened in Alabama

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Tropical storm warnings that were in effect from High Island, Texas to Morgan City, Louisiana have been discontinued. "I had heard Tropical Storm Cindy mentioned", Clewley said. As much as another 3 inches (8 centimeters) of rain was forecast around Leakesville, a town of 900 people by Sunday, possibly making flooding conditions worse, said Trent Richardson, emergency management director for Greene County. Read More »

Russians Targeted Election Systems in 21 States

In a separate Senate hearing on Wednesday morning, officials from the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation testified and echoed Mr. Trump has long raised doubts about whether Russian Federation was behind the hacking, something most Republicans and the entire intelligence community has determined. Read More »

Karen Handel to be sworn in Monday

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The former advisor said the incumbent president is only doing what he is supposed to do and that is to impress the American voters "with the fact that he withstood assaults on four different states" where the Republicans reigned over the Democrats . Read More »

Russian opposition leader, 250 protestors arrested amid mass rallies

Although city authorities had already agreed to a location for the gathering, at the last minute Navalny called for it to be moved to one of Moscow's main thoroughfares. And the social-media team behind Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the founder of Open Russia, reported that a number of schools had threatened to expel students who attended the protests. Read More »

North Korea censures U.S. for 'smear campaign' over student's death

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North Korea denied torturing a US student who died in OH after spending more than a year imprisoned in the rogue state, calling his death a mystery. But doctors in Cincinnati said there were no signs of infection when he returned to America. The North Korean statement said the country was a victim of a " smear campaign " by the United States as a part of a "frantic effort" to impose "heinous sanctions", the NK News website reported . Read More »

Defense Officials Warn of Seoul's Destruction in War With North Korea

With China failing to step up on North Korea, those who back the arms sale within the Trump administration will be emboldened to get this package back on track. Discussions on South China Sea issues also went nowhere. Otto Warmbier's death after returning from North Korean imprisonment is stoking outrage in Washington and threatening to overshadow high-level U.S. Read More »

North Korea Is Willing to Talk and China Is Somewhat Relieved

It also conducted two nuclear tests previous year as it pursues development of a long-range nuclear missile that could reach the US mainland. In April 2016, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong mentioned the possibility of suspending nuclear testing: "It's very important for the American government to abolish its policy of hostility to North Korea and, as a token of this, to suspend its military exercises and war games on the Korean Peninsula". Read More »

US Soldiers Wounded in Afghanistan in Possible Insider Attack

So-called green-on-blue, or insider, attacks have been a recurring problem for the US -led coalition, most recently on June 10 in the Achin District of eastern Nangarhar province, where USA ground forces are helping Afghan special forces fight Islamic State extremists. Read More »

US tries to use better China ties to press North Korea

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The two leaders met in Florida in April and Trump has praised Xi for working on the issue, despite only modest steps so far by Beijing . The Young Pioneer Tours agency built up a business attracting young travelers with cut-rate, hard-partying adventures into one of the worlds most isolated countries. Read More »

Turkey rejects Arab demands to close military base in Qatar

According to the demands, Qatar must sever ties with "terrorist", ideological and sectarian organisations including the Muslim Brotherhood , Hamas and the Islamic State . Gargash alleged Qatar had leaked them in "an attempt to abort the mediation in a childish act that we have grown accustomed to from our brother". He warned that "leakage will further exasperate and prolong the Qatar crisis". Read More »

John Huerta: Democratic Party is plagued with problems

Tim Ryan said , "You know what?" In the run-up to the Georgia election, an attack ad painted Ossoff as a candidate with San Francisco interests. Kathleen Rice of NY, a frequent critic of Democrat leaders, told CNN's " New Day" that it's time for a leadership change and a winning strategy. Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook talked to Trump about immigration

During his election campaign, Trump had little support from Silicon Valley, with most leading tech company executives distancing themselves from the Republican candidate. They are expected to discuss different issues including shrinking the government, reducing federal employees, improving government services, and eliminating regulations among others. Read More »