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Abbas says ready to meet Netanyahu for Trump peace efforts

But the cabinet-level step - two weeks before a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump - could help Netanyahu shore up relations with far-right members of his government and underpin his campaign to press Palestinians to recognize Israel as the "nation-state" of the Jewish people. [Full Article...]

Trump on Middle East peace: 'We will get it done'

Prior to their meeting , three leading Republican Senators wrote a letter to Trump urging him to demand that Abbas end his government's longtime practice of paying terrorists for attacks against Israel and its citizens. secretary of state John Kerry signed a document allowing the Palestinians to pay terrorists. Abbas said he believes the Trump administration can play an important role as a ... [Full Article...]

See Jeremy Corbyn in 360 With The Labour Party's Latest Video

See Jeremy Corbyn in 360 With The Labour Party's Latest Video Mr Corbyn also ruled out any further "hand holding" with President Donald Trump when it came to foreign defence policy, adding that he would be willing to stand up to the United States commander in chief. While successive Labour and Conservative governments have ended up involved in US-led conflicts in the Middle East, Corbyn suggested that a Labour government with him at the helm would d... [Full Article...]

Nearly all systems have been recovered, says Home Secretary — NHS cyberattack

Two security firms - Kaspersky Lab and Avast - said they identified the malicious software in more than 70 countries. Hospitals in areas across Britain found themselves without access to their computers or phone systems. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said it is actively sharing information related to this event and stands ready to "lend technical support and assistance as needed to o... [Full Article...]

Auburn softball hoping for top 8 national seed in NCAA Tournament

Auburn softball hoping for top 8 national seed in NCAA Tournament Robertson brought home another run with a ground ball in the eighth to cap the scoring. Often there is a web gem in a no hitter that serves as the decisive play in the outcome, and that play by Josh Smith looked to be like that play. "We're going to hand out some awards and we're going to have some fun", Myers said. "I'm not sure Alex Lange has pitched a better game in his career here and he's pit... [Full Article...]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Enacts New Drug Crime Policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Enacts New Drug Crime Policy The new Justice Department policy was met with fierce criticism from sentencing advocates, some former federal prosecutors and even some Republicans in Congress who have been pursuing sentencing-reform measures. The 94 USA attorneys were instructed in the memo to "charge and pursue the most serious and readily provable offense". "The Trump administration is returning to archaic and deeply-fl... [Full Article...]

Russia: US prohibited from flying over Syrian 'de-escalation zones'

Even as Russia , Turkey and Iran work out the details over the next few weeks, the zones appear to have indeed stopped the civil conflict between the Syrian Government and rebels. The plan was coordinated with 27 field commanders of armed groups operating in the four de-escalation zones, involving some 42,000 militants, according to Sputnik. [Full Article...]

New Hamas chief latest step toward worldwide acceptance

The move, described by Palestinian border officials as a "humanitarian" gesture, will allow Palestinians stranded in Egypt and elsewhere, including students and sick people, to return to Gaza . His modest home in the narrow alleys of Gaza City's Shati refugee camp next to the Mediterranean Sea is under constant guard. Outgoing Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal said Hamas' fight was not against Ju... [Full Article...]

Isis leader in Afghanistan killed in special forces raid, U.S. confirms

Army Rangers, the Pentagon announced Monday. It also underscores the widening military attention on Nangahar, where the us military on April 13 dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on a complex of caves and tunnels used by the Islamic State, reportedly killing 36 militants. [Full Article...]

Injuries Reported in Passenger Train Derailment in Greece

Injuries Reported in Passenger Train Derailment in Greece Resident Yorgos Mylonas described the moment the train derailed. The cause of the derailment was not immediately known, but regional official Voula Patoulidou told the Associated Press that the train may have traveled too fast on that part of the track. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu's Government Revives Bill on 'Jewish State' Status

Netanyahu's Government Revives Bill on 'Jewish State' Status Mr. Netanyahu maintained, "There is no contradiction between the [proposed] law and equal rights for all of Israel's citizens", pointing out that it says all citizens have a right to their own culture, heritage and language. The bill was initially much farther reaching than that, seeking to declare the right of self-determination within the State of Israel to be "unique to the Jewish people", and ... [Full Article...]

Herzog: Jewish state bill not the Israel Herzl envisioned

Herzog: Jewish state bill not the Israel Herzl envisioned Yedidia Stern, a law professor at Israel's Bar-Ilan University and a vice president at the Israel Democracy Institute, said the proposal gives short shrift to democratic values necessary to put Arab citizens on equal footing. This is a basic law, which has the simple objective of safeguarding Israel's status as the nation-state of the Jewish people. The acting head of the ministerial committe... [Full Article...]

Wenger praises 'fighter' Sanchez for playing through the pain

Wenger praises 'fighter' Sanchez for playing through the pain Stoke's last league victory was against Hull City nearly a month ago and they will be aware that a win over Arsenal would nearly extingiush the Gunners' top four hopes. The Chilean delivered yet another excellent display, not only scoring with a deflected strike but also producing a wonderful assist for Ozil, who also had a fine game . [Full Article...]

Missouri Senate pans House plan to avoid cuts

Lawmakers have been fighting for most of the roughly five-month-long session over money to pay for Medicaid-funded aid for seniors and the disabled. "Today the state legislature overturned the city minimum wage bill by preempting all cities from enacting their own minimum wage". [Full Article...]

US intel chiefs express doubts about Kaspersky security software

US intel chiefs express doubts about Kaspersky security software Earlier this week, several outlets had reported increasing concerns about American officials that Russian spies could use Kaspersky Lab's software or personnel against American interests. All said no, according to Reuters . The company has repeatedly insisted it poses no threat to USA customers and would never allow itself to be used as a government tool. [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency creates 'Korea Mission Center' amid growing concern over N. Korea

The CIA has established a Korea Mission Centre to address "the nuclear and ballistic missile threat posed by" North Korea and its "unpredictable" leader Kim Jong-un, the USA agency revealed in a statement. A statement Thursday from the mission said a "Korean-style anti-terrorist offensive will be commenced to mop up the intelligence and plot-breeding organizations of the USA and South Korea". [Full Article...]

B.C. kids vote Green party the official opposition to NDP majority

More than that, it's possible the party could hold the balance of power in the party with the NDP or the BC Liberals needing Green MLAs to get a majority in any given vote. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, 55, a Cambridge-trained climate scientist turned politician, has said Kinder Morgan's pipeline has "no place on our coast" and has dismissed the Liberals' efforts to develop an LNG industry as ... [Full Article...]

Spicer declines to answer whether Pres. Trump records Oval Office conversations

The president's tweet remained something of a puzzle Friday, as White House press secretary Sean Spicer rebuffed questions about whether Trump had indeed recorded the three conversations in which he says Comey assured him that the president was not under investigation. [Full Article...]

Trump urges Liberty graduates to be outsiders

Trump urges Liberty graduates to be outsiders Aboard Air Force One en route to the event, Mr. Trump told reporters that he expects to name a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon, possibly before departing for a foreign trip on Friday. An early endorser, Falwell continues to be Trump's faithful adviser and ally, and much of Liberty reflects his enthusiasm. Plus Mr. Trump took the time to go over some of his personal achievements... [Full Article...]

US Republican Graham curious on Trump business deals

US Republican Graham curious on Trump business deals President Donald Trump changed his Twitter banner image on Monday to include a tweet from himself referencing former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper's Senate testimony on the Russian Federation investigation. "The vice president was unknowingly making false statements to the public and we believed that General Flynn was compromised with respect to the Russians", said Yates be... [Full Article...]


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