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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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Canada Launches Global Trade Complaint Against US Over Use of Duties

This decision appears even more fraught given the USA administration's critical stance on the WTO; the Trump administration feels as if world trade rules are stacked against them....

Yikes: Camila Cabello Admits the Girls of Fifth Harmony Hurt Her Feelings

Did we use the word "fluke" for the massive success of " Havana "? Meanwhile, Camila has recently spoken out about the reason she left American girl group Fifth Harmony in a ...

Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power ef...

Trump says Russian Federation probe is a 'Democrat hoax'

Mueller for months has led a team of prosecutors and agents investigating whether Russian Federation and Trump's Republican campaign coordinated to sway the 2016 election, and whe...

Rain on tap but watch out for Friday night

Mostly cloudy and cold , with a high near 10. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . A Blizz...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which Presiden...

Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

Sanders said there was a "very short phone conversation" but there was no "interview about the book ", accusing Wolff of falsely making it seem as if he was outside the Oval Offic...

Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

Police say Diaz and Fields are driving a 2002 black Chevy Cavalier with the MI license plate of DTR1854. A postmortem uncovered signs of Battered Child Syndrome, denoting the gi...

Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018

A backup two-hour launch is slated for tonight, January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Zuma is funded by an unknown branch of the United States government and its payload is classified. Falcon H...

HTC Vive Introduces New Vive Pro Headset, Wireless Adapter

CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the HTC ...

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Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a MS law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country. This follows the ape...

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

The US has given almost $33 billion aid to Pakistan since 2002. The Foreign Military Financing programme, by which the United States pays Pakistan to buy its military hardware ma...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Luv tells that he will miss the wake up song, while Hina tells that she will miss the peace in the house. Contestants Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Luv Tyagi wer...

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Sillitoe said he doesn't expect prosecutors to start banging down his doors. "You're not going to waste your resources on cases you can't win or cases your community is against". T...

Astronaut John Young remembered as

Astronaut John Young remembered as "fearless"

He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the United States space programme. Spanning three generations of spaceflight, he went on to fly in s...