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Palestinian president to hold talks in Ankara

Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, along with peace envoy Jason Greenblatt and Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategy Dina Powell, met with Abbas on August 24 as part of a trip to the region aimed at looking at trying to rene...

US Delegation Told Abbas That Settlement Freeze Would Topple Netanyahu's Government

The visit is part of a regional tour by Kushner, who is also Trump's son-in-law, Trump aide Jason Greenblatt and Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell. "It is a legitimate right and we may make a decision on this issue soon". "While Netanyah...

$1M Powerball ticket sold at Searsport store

Bolduc estimated that the Pride chain of stores sells thousands of tickets regularly, which he attributed to their good customer service and high rate of traffic. Drawings are held twice a week. One of those lucky tickets was bought at the Speedway o...

UN Supported Rohingya Muslim Terrorists Attack Police in Myanmar

Friday's incident marks the first such major attacks by the insurgents in Rakhine since October 9 past year when nine border police stations and outposts in the region similarly came under simultaneous attacks, resulting in the deaths of nine offic...

Major brawl breaks out between Tigers and Yankees

The tensions were already high in the fifth inning after Gary Sanchez got plunked by Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer in the at-bat following his fourth home run of the series. Benches cleared and another brawl ensued. After the situation calmed...

Syrian army surrounds Islamic State enclave in central Syria

Hundreds of civilians have been killed since the assault started in June, Amnesty International estimates . Damascus has stressed that US-led coalition's incessant attacks on civilians and infrastructure constitute a blatant violation of the UN Ch...

Iran media report Apple shuts down Iranian apps

Iran's telecommunications minister said his country will legally sue a recent decision by Apple for removing Iranian apps from its App Store, Tehran Times daily reported on Friday. "We work so hard, and have to fight all the time , and now this...

Former Thai PM 'fled the country' ahead of verdict

Yingluck failed to turn up in Bangkok's Supreme Court for the verdict on whether she mismanaged a rice-subsidy program that cost Thailand billions of dollars. Had she been convicted and jailed, she could have been seen as a victim by her suppor...

Lydiard Park Academy Pupils overcome new system to post strong GCSE results

She said: "I got three A*s, a grade 7 in English Lit and a grade 9 in English Language ". When it came to PE, 83% of pupils achieved a C and above compared with 62% in 2016. The top two marks of A and A* are roughly equivalent to a grade of 7, 8 o...

May accused of Brexit climbdown over role of European Court of Justice

The new position paper comes ahead of the third round of formal negotiations in the Belgian capital next week, and is expected to be followed in the coming days by further documents on issues like post-Brexit judicial co-operation, dispute resolu...

What To Do With Your Solar Eclipse Glasses Now That It's Over

If you plan on disposing them, do so properly by tossing the solar eclipse glasses into a trash can or recycle bin. Instead of pitching the protective lenses, though, you can donate them to Astronomers Without Borders , a nonprofit that brings p...

German Police Seize Trump-Shaped Ecstasy Pills

A search of the auto revealed more than 5,000 tablets in the shape of President Trump's head. After searching the vehicle, police found the 5,000 tablets which all bare a striking resemblance to the 45th President of the United States, complete...

Baby girl born on day of total solar eclipse

Eubanks and her husband, Michael, had planned to name their second child Violet , but they will now call her "Clipsey" for short. "If she's born during the eclipse , we're going to name her Eclipse", said Michael Eubanks. Baby Eclipse Alizebet...

Man tried to blow up Confederate statue, Houston officials say

When asked by the ranger why he was trying to blow it up, Schneck said he did not like the statue of Richard Dowling, who was a lieutenant in the Confederate army. Explosives found in the home where Schneck lives were detonated by bomb squad experts....

Arizona Lawmaker Asks Trump to Grant Pardon to Arpaio

JUNG: Castro is talking about Joe Arpaio , the former Maricopa County sheriff who was recently convicted of criminal contempt of court for ignoring a federal judge's order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants. The nation's political ...

Trump celebrates solar eclipse by looking up without special viewing glasses

Trump , along with First Lady Melania Trump and their son Barron, took in the sight from the Truman balcony, which overlooks the South Lawn. The First Family took time to witness the first solar eclipse since 1979 on Monday afternoon.

United States and South Korea Began Joint Military Exercises

If North Korea uses the drills this week as a reason to launch missiles around Guam or elsewhere, it could set off a new cycle of escalation. The media in the Communist state yesterday described the teachings as "reckless" action, which could lead ...

Ohio Judge Shot in Apparent Ambush Attack at Courthouse

Judge Joseph J. Bruzzese Jr. was shot at the Jefferson County Courthouse and was taken to a hospital via a medical helicopter, WTOV reported . Steubenville is more than 38 miles west of Pittsburgh. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said the Ohio B...

Weather to be 'clear enough' for eclipse

Skies will be mostly cloudy along the coast and partly cloudy inland. However, our attention turns to this evening and tonight with our next chance of strong storms. "There's a warm front moving through the area and there could be some scattered sh...

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Brutal Stabbing Spree In Russia

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in Spain and stabbings in Russian Federation, in statements carried by the jihadists' propaganda agency. They also were investigating whether he was mentally ill. To So...

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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...