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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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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...