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Al Aqsa Mosque closure: 50 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli police

Ashraf al-Qedra, a spokesman for the Palestinian Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip , said two of the fishermen sustained moderate injuries, identifying them as Ibrahim al-Jahjoh and Khedr Abu-Shamaleh. Fatah leaders said that Friday prayers,...

There is nothing unconstitutional about having a state flag: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

The announcement received instant criticism from opposition parties including the Bharatiya Janata Party who alleged that political considerations were at play. The government then said it would not make it mandatory to fly the state flag. However,...

An Australian woman was shot dead by police in Minneapolis

The 40-year-old was living in Minneapolis with her fiancé, and she had called 911 to report a noise near her home when the incident occurred, reports said . "I have a lot of questions about why the body cameras weren't on", she said. Neither...

Start of school in IL in jeopardy because of budget battle

The governor says he will not sign into law a new school funding formula bill unless money is moved from Chicago Public Schools to other districts. The legislation passed both the Illinois House and Senate, but without veto-proof majorities.

USA intensifies clampdown on Nigerians, Brazilians, others with overstayed visas

Earlier this year, the Department of Homeland Security announced it would increase the number of H-2B visas issued, though the final count was not released until Monday. "We're talking about American businesses that are at risk of suffering irrepara...

Second round of Brexit talks to get under way

Monday's discussions will focus on citizen's rights and the bill the United Kingdom will pay to exit. "It's absolutely clear that businesses, where they have discretion over investment, where they can hold off, are doing so", Chancellor of the Exch...

South Korean President Moon Jae-In calls for rare talks with North

In his speech in Berlin, Moon said he was ready to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "under the right conditions", and proposed resuming meetings of family members who were separated by the Korean War . North Korea, which has conducted five ...

Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win top mathematics prize, dies

Mirzakhani had recently been taken to hospital as her health condition worsened due to breast cancer. Maryam Mirzakhani , the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Fields Medal for mathematics, has died in the U.S. Her death was confirmed Satu...

Two Charged in Killings of Missing Pennsylvania Men

The memorial ceremony is set for the Garden of Reflection 9/11 Memorial in Newtown Township, the hometown of one of the victims, Jimi Taro Patrick, 19. Meo, 21, and Sturgis, 22, were friends and coworkers. DiNardo was charged after authorities, usi...

North Korea warns United Nations against imposing more sanctions on Pyongyang

U.S. President Donald Trump, who is calling on Beijing to apply more pressure on Pyongyang, criticized China in a tweet July 5: "Trade between China and North Korea grew nearly 40% in the first quarter". The US measures would initially hit Chin...

Amarnath Yatra to continue, PM Narendra Modi monitoring situation: Jitendra Singh

Minister of state for Home Hansraj Ahir along with MoS (PMO) Jeetendra Singh, who returned from Srinagar on Wednesday after reviewing the security preparedness of the Yatra, briefed union home minister Rajnath Singh. As many as 21,000 paramilitary ...

US House votes down amendment taking away trans healthcare

The amendment was brought by Rep. Vicky Hartzler , Missouri Republican and a member of the House Armed Services committee, who said the military will be obligated to spend $3.7 billion the next 10 years on sex change operations. Indy columnist He...

Uber Joins Forces With Russian Rival Yandex

Shares of Yandex , which will invest $100 million and own 59.3 percent of the new enterprise, jumped as much as 19 percent in early trading in NY to $32.44, their highest level in three years. Uber's deal with Yandex shows a company developing a...

Facebook Finally Launched Messenger Ads And No One Likes Them

Today's launch "gives marketers an opportunity to expand the reach of their campaigns and drive more results", Facebook wrote. When people tap on an ad, they will either be sent to a website or a Messenger conversation with the business behind th...

Russia's Response Over Diplomatic Property Seizure Could 'Sober US Hotheads'

The US decision, said the report, forced Russian Federation to take a tit-for-tat response. The Kremlin is getting ready to expel dozens of American diplomats from Russian Federation. In response to the recent round of U.S. sanctions against Russia...

Most Republicans say higher education is hurting America

The findings mark a shift dramatic shift in Republicans' views of higher education, according to Pew. This may be why Republicans are increasingly keen to disapprove of colleges, as they see them as bastions of liberal thinking . That's not all....

Chinese company loses almost all of its 300000 'shared umbrellas'

The program had launched in 11 cities in China's mainland last month, and the company reported that most of the umbrellas are now missing. "We were really impressed by the bike-sharing model", said E Umbrella creator Zhao Shuping to The Paper ...

Cardinal Pell back in Australia to face abuse charges

Pell calls the accusations "relentless character assassination" and has vowed to clear his name. The Australia's most senior Catholic in his defence said he is innocent and is looking forward to fight the charges against him in court. Australia's C...

First day "Summer of Hell" Commute

Earlier this morning on New York's subway system, signal problems led to delays for the northbound 2 and 5 trains and southbound A, C and E trains. Track and signal work at Penn in July and August will curtail operations for Amtrak and its tena...

OH shooting: 1 dead, 8 wounded in ambush at gender reveal party

The woman was shot in the thigh and was receiving treatment for her injuries, the paper said, citing local police. A pregnant woman at the party lost her baby after being shot in the leg. The Colerain Police Department did not immediately respond t...

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Inspectors' visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

President Donald J. Trump announced the combined strikes were in retaliation for the regime of Syrian leader Bashar Assad using chemical weapons April 7 against civilians in Doum...

Michael Cohen withdraws lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

Cohen's lawyer, David Schwartz , said in a statement that the suits were withdrawn because Cohen no longer has time for them, report the Wall Street Journal , Politico an...

Mueller team says it has not gone rogue

Bloomberg reports that Rosenstein met with the president last week and that's when the Deputy AG gave the president the assurance according to people familiar with the matter. The...

Just when you thought Sean Hannity couldn't sink any lower …

Cohen should be asked to reveal the name or can permissibly do so", the letter said. Maddow explained the that the Steele dossier allegations are "just" allegations, but noted wh...

Barbara Bush remembered as friendly, approachable by Bush library visitors

Bush's daughter, Doro, had a couple of friends in common. "We just came to pay our respects to Mrs". Bush died Tuesday evening according to a statement made by the office of Geo...

Former First Lady Barbara Bush To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Laura, Barbara, Jenna, and I are sad, but our souls are settled because we know hers was. "Especially now - we should remember her by working to return those values to our public l...

Diamonds from space may be from 'lost planet'

The meteorites were formed after an asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere - making it technically a meteor - exploding 23 miles (37 kilometers) above the Nubian Desert in Suda...

Gold medalist sues USA Gymnastics, Michigan State

Two-time Olympic medal winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she has questioned whether she paid too high of a price for her success . Maroney pointed to personnel overhauls at...

Local Congressional Leaders on Syria Airstrikes

The Russian military, meanwhile, claims to have struck down a majority of the missiles . The tripartite military action from the United States, France and Britain was created to...

Indo-Nordic summit: India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation

We will engage with them in a similar manner, and examine how they can help our missions like Make in India , Skill India, Startup India and Smart Cities programmes. The partnersh...

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Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Bon-Ton has 700 employees at its corporate offices in downtown Milwaukee. Liquidators are companies that sell off all of retailers assets and then close the stores. The group signe...

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall along the border with Mexico and the president's upcoming meeting wi...

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...