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Author: 0 Kushner kicks off Mideast peace push with first solo visit

During his stopover, he will meet Netanyahu for their first formal discussions on peace, before traveling to Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, for talks with Abbas after Iftar, the evening meal that breaks the Ramadan fast. Days of Palestine reports that the reduction of power to the Gaza Strip has caused a "total collapse" in all the service sectors across the tiny coastal enclave, which has been under strict Israeli siege for 11 years.

World Media BRICS meeting highlights climate change, trade, terrorism
Author: 0 BRICS meeting highlights climate change, trade, terrorism

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov commended China's leadership of BRICS over the past year, saying the grouping that began taking shape more than 10 years ago is now coming into its prime. "They do not intend to target, offset, challenge or replace someone", Geng said. "Everybody is fully concerned about threat of terrorism in various manifestations", Singh said, addressing a joint press conference with Foreign Ministers from the BRICS countries in their first standalone meeting to work ...

Author: 0 Sketch artist recreates Sean Spicer briefing after White House camera ban

Cable news channel CNN sent sketch artist Bill Hennessy to the famous West Wing press room, a change from the American courtrooms where he normally works. Most of their Q&A sessions have been held off-camera. Whether these factors contributed to the White House's decision to pull Spicer away from the cameras is unclear.

Author: 0 Group of Democrats meet behind closed doors to consider ousting Pelosi

Pelosi's allies have pointed out that numerous negative impressions that Republicans have of her are equally true of House Speaker Paul Ryan among Democratic voters. He emphasized that the group "was a diverse group from an ideological, geographic and ethnic standpoint". "I think it's time for a new generation of leadership".

World Media Trump Gives Nancy Pelosi a Backhanded Compliment
Author: 0 Trump Gives Nancy Pelosi a Backhanded Compliment

Democratic leaders said there are at least 70 other districts that will be easier terrain for them than the one in Georgia after post-census gerrymandering in GOP-led states created so many heavily Republican districts. Pelosi doubted Trump wrote what she deemed a classic Republican Party talking point. Some disheartened Democrats are calling for Pelosi to step aside .

Author: 0 Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base

The Atlanta Braves pulled off their third walk-off victory in the past five games, and this time Matt Kemp was the hero. The defining blow came off the bat of pinch hitter Lane Adams, who clubbed a three-run home run for his first round-tripper of the season to put the Braves ahead 11-6.

Author: 0 Bombing in southwest Pakistan kills at least 2, wounds 10

The Quetta blast took place outside the office of the police chief of Balochistan, a mineral-rich province that remains in global headlines for huge Chinese investment in the strategic China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project and separatist insurgency.

Author: 0 Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria- Guards

On Monday, Russia warned the United States that it will treat the US-led coalition planes in Syria , west of the Euphrates, as targets. The U.N. children's agency says the European Union has donated 90 million euros ($100.3 million) that will help provide critical services and support to Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey.

World Media Thousands Walk To Slain Muslim Teen's Funeral In Virginia
Author: 0 Thousands Walk To Slain Muslim Teen's Funeral In Virginia

Later, he chased the teens on foot, and a lot of them were able to flee. "We heard about this type of hatred". Others attended because they saw themselves or their family members in Hassanen. "It could have been me", said Yasmin Ali. Chapel Hill police said the shooting death of Deah Barakat, Mohammad and Abu-Salha stemmed from a parking dispute at an apartment complex, but Farris Barakat always maintained the trio was targeted because they were Muslim.

World Media Special Counsel Robert Mueller meets with House Russia investigators
Author: 0 Special Counsel Robert Mueller meets with House Russia investigators

He added: "We will also want to make certain that the special counsel has all the resources it needs to undertake this important task". A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation, days after Trump appeared to confirm he was with a tweet about being the target of a "witch hunt".

World Media Shiv Sena gives in, will support NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind
Author: 0 Shiv Sena gives in, will support NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind

In 2007, Shiv Sena went against NDA candidate Bhairon Singh Shekhawt, supported Pratibha Patil. "Shah informed him (Thackeray) about the BJP choice and also sought the Shiv Sena's support for Kovind's candidature", Raut said . "But time has passed and I will not change my decision". I had told him to declare the name of the candidate. Bhagwat, however, didn't show any interest whereas Swaminathan chose not to react.

Author: 0 Ram Nath Kovind Files Nomination, Says President Post Above Party Politics

However, another Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad refrained from commenting on the same and said that any discussion on the same would take place post the Opposition's meet. Sources said Nitish Kumar had suggested at the gathering of opposition parties in Chennai for the birthday celebrations of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on June 3 that Gopal Krishna Gandhi be fielded as the joint opposition candidate for the post of president.

World Media Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss
Author: 0 Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss

In conceding the race, Ossoff , a filmmaker and former political staffer, signaled that Democrats could learn from these races and prepare for the larger battle for control of the US Congress in 2018. "And I'm not sure that that's there yet". And everybody knows where I stand on this. "The fact is that when we need to redistrict our country so when we get the majority of the votes in the country, it is reflected as the majority of the votes in the congress".

Author: 0 UK Foreign Secretary Johnson says Trump's visit to Britain will go ahead

Shortly before the event, Buckingham Palace announced that the queen's husband, Prince Philip, 96, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday evening as a "precautionary measure". Jeremy Corbyn said the Government has "run out of ideas" after delivering a "threadbare" Queen's Speech . She also tried to be softer period. In February the House of Commons Speaker John Bercow gave a speech revealing that he planned to bar Trump from speaking in Parliament because of the president's attempted ...

Author: 0 65.6m people forced from their homes

Syria , Iraq, and the still very significant displacement inside Colombia were the biggest internal displacement situations, nonetheless the problem of internal displacement is a worldwide one and accounts for nearly two thirds of the global forced displacement total.

World Media Former captain Brian O'Driscoll presents Lions with Test shirts
Author: 0 Former captain Brian O'Driscoll presents Lions with Test shirts

The Lions have won only three of their last 10 tours. They have both named teams that contain surprises - Liam Williams in at full-back for the Lions instead of Leigh Halfpenny, rookie Rieko Ioane for Julian Savea (46 tries in 53 Tests) - but these were choices based on form, an indication the two teams are reacting to the mood of the moment, buoyant and self-assured.

World Media WaPo: CIA Intel Showed Putin Directly Ordered Operation To Get Trump Elected
Author: 0 WaPo: CIA Intel Showed Putin Directly Ordered Operation To Get Trump Elected

It would be up to President Trump to decide whether to use the capability. Trump has vowed to seek out new areas of cooperation with Moscow , but has instead overseen a rise in tensions. Trump also acknowledged Thursday that he had not recorded his conversations with James Comey , the FBI director he fired amid the Justice Department's investigation into the Trump campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Trump trolled China before North Korea talks even began

Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy, so the Hamilton County coroner's office conducted only an external examination of his body. Despite global condemnation and sanctions, North Korea has a small nuclear arsenal and is developing nuclear-capable ballistic missiles that threaten Japan and South Korea - and one-day could even hit some United States cities.

World Media Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election
Author: 0 Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

At that time , Democrats held 233 seats to the Republicans' 202. Taking to Twitter on Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, Donald Trump Jr. So it's time for change. Entrenched career politician Nancy Pelosi is finally feeling the heat from an unlikely place - her own Party. Democrats said they had turned a conservative stronghold into a competitive district.

World Media KSA has new Crown Prince
Author: 0 KSA has new Crown Prince

The piece, dramatically headlined "18 Israeli Fighter Jets Deployed in S. Arabia to Prevent Coup", also makes other rather dramatic assertions, including that bin Salman bribed US President Donald Trump to the tune of $56 million, and that Riyadh has paid the US "several trillion dollars...

Author: 0 Senate conservatives try to gain leverage over health care overhaul

The bill's biggest obstacle could be opposition from within the Republican party . Carroll says older people use the federal program for long-term and nursing-home care. U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said that with the current health care system, families in Tennessee and across the country face rising costs and have limited choices.

Author: 0 Tillerson and Mattis to hold joint news conference after talks with China

The cause of Warmbier's death is not known, and his family objected to an autopsy, a request the Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH honored. Days after U.S. After he returned to OH, doctors determined he had suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause. In a news conference last week, they disputed the North Korean regime's claims that Warmbier had contracted botulism and slipped into a vegetative state after taking a sleeping pill.

Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi lauds her own leadership record after Democratic losses

Some Democratic lawmakers have called for Pelosi to step down from her leadership role in the House. "They always want to choose our leaders and usually they go after the most effective leaders because they want to diminish the opportunity that we have", Pelosi said.

Author: 0 Spicer expected to address Senate health care plan

If this legislation fails in the Senate , I do think we'll have an opportunity. Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts.

Author: 0 Iran Launches Six 'Zulfiqar' Ballistic Missiles At ISIS Targets In Syria

Of the seven missiles fired at the ISIS-held Syrian town of Deir el-Zour, only two were reported to have reached their target. Izadi said it was partly intended for a Saudi audience. Iran has been aiding the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and is a key ally to the Syrian forces alongside Russian Federation and the Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement.

World Media Trump's friend says he might fire Mueller
Author: 0 Trump's friend says he might fire Mueller

But testifying in the Senate Tuesday, Rosenstein said he is confident that Mueller will have "the full independence he needs" to investigate thoroughly. Firing another investigator will force even his allies in Congress to deal with constituents who will demand to know if their president is neither. The Justice Department has said that while Sessions was there, for a speech by Trump , there were no meetings or private encounters.

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