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Author: 0 Netanyahu calls to end Palestinian payments to attacker families

The Israeli police relaxed its open-fire regulations in December 2015, permitting officers to open fire with live ammunition on those throwing stones or firebombs as an initial option, without having to use non-lethal weapons first. Dozens of Palestinians were injured early Saturday in clashes with Israeli forces in Deir Abu Meshaal village in the northern the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Global Media US Soldiers Wounded in Afghanistan in Possible Insider Attack
Author: 0 US Soldiers Wounded in Afghanistan in Possible Insider Attack

Following the blast, at least four more attackers stormed the gate, but two were killed by police. Earlier this year in March a similar insider attack wounded three USA soldiers at an Afghan military complex in Helmand province. Since launching their spring offensive in April, the Taliban have been attacking Afghan army and police bases, killing several dozen men in recent weeks.

Global Media Tribute to USS Fitzgerald crew
Author: 0 Tribute to USS Fitzgerald crew

The incident report released on Monday by the captain of the Philippine vessel reveals the cargo ship flashed its lights warning the Fitzgerald that it was going to cross its path. The crash killed seven USA sailors in clear weather south of Tokyo Bay at 1:30 a.m. on June 17. The Master of an NYK chartered containership ACX Crystal has blamed the United States warship USS Fitzgerald for a fatal collision off Japan .

Author: 0 GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been pushing for a vote on the Affordable Care Act replacement bill this week. The estimated increase in the number of uninsured under the bill that passed the House of Representatives last month was 23 million.

Global Media Frank de Boer's Crystal Palace in-tray
Author: 0 Frank de Boer's Crystal Palace in-tray

De Boer was named as Sam Allardyce's successor at Selhurst Park on Monday, signing a three-year contract with the Premier League club . Crystal Palace marketing detailed that ManBetX will feature prominently in the club's planned summer tour of Asia , starting with the Premier League Asia Trophy in which they play Liverpool on July 19th in Hong Kong.

Author: 0 Ukraine cyber attack creates chaos

A new cyberattack similar to WannaCry is spreading across Europe, hitting major companies from Rosneft PJSC in Moscow to AP Moller-Maersk in Copenhagen while disrupting government systems in Kiev . In Russia , Rosneft, one of the world's biggest oil producers, said its crude production had not been affected by the outage. "The company's servers underwent a powerful hacking attack", the company said on Twitter.

Author: 0 Iraq to rebuild al-Nuri mosque destroyed by IS

Aid organisations say Islamic State has stopped many from leaving, using them as human shields . CTS forces surrounded the area, backed by the army and the air force, and "killed numerous IS fighters", a statement said, adding "the situation is now under control".

Global Media Testing material from high-rise towers should be done 'urgently', minister says
Author: 0 Testing material from high-rise towers should be done 'urgently', minister says

Refurbishment of the Chalcots towers was overseen by Rydon, the same company involved in the recent renovation of the now-devastated Grenfell Tower . "Yes, I'm still waiting and waiting to see if they're going to find us anywhere decent to go before they kick us out of here", he said. "Camden Council has decided it will immediately begin preparing to remove these external cladding panels from the five tower blocks on the Chalcots Estate".

Author: 0 North Korea media compares Trump to Hitler

Petersburg. The wild charges follow Trump's touting of the " America First " theme since his campaign previous year. "Since the rise of " America First ", the world has never had a calm day", the editorial stated. "From January through March, internal guidelines for the media treatment of the USA were fairly stringent - criticism of the administration's actions and statements by US officials were permissible, but there could be only little mention of the president personally, and no direct ...

Author: 0 USA shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria

In Tuesday s incident, the US-led coalition said an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed an armed Shahed-129 drone in the early hours of the morning as it neared the Al-Tanaf base along Syria s eastern border. Based in the village of Ain Issa, 50 km north of Raqqa, it has the support of the Syrian Democratic Forces, U.S. -backed Kurdish and Arab militia fighting Daesh.

Global Media 20-pound live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport
Author: 0 20-pound live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport

The Transportation Safety Administration has caused a raging debate over privacy versus safety with a new policy it is reportedly considering. The paper screenings are being tested at airports in select cities, including Los Angeles, Detroit, Boston and more, according to The Sacramento Bee .

Author: 0 Supreme Court will hear sports betting case

The decision will allow New Jersey to argue that its attempts to allow betting on sports does not violate a federal law that sought to stop the spread of legal sports gambling. The NBA has pivoted its position on sports betting, and the National Football League and NHL have elected to place franchises in Las Vegas. Last month, a congressional committee introduced draft legislation that would repeal PASPA and allow states to legalize online gambling, with oversight provided by the Federal ...

Global Media Father of slain US Muslim teen urges love
Author: 0 Father of slain US Muslim teen urges love

Funeral services and a community vigil will be held Wednesday for Nabra Hassanen , the teenager killed in an attack early Sunday morning while walking to a Dulles area mosque with friends. Christopher Allen, a 19-year-old tourist visiting Washington for summer vacation, told Al Jazeera the circumstances surrounding Hassanen's death point to a hate crime.

Author: 0 Trump, Modi reaffirm Indian-US relations with a hug

Prior to Monday's meeting, Modi had spoken to Trump thrice over the phone after the latter assumed office in January this year. As the two leaders held their maiden meeting at the White House and displayed a lot of chemistry, the two countries also called on Pakistan to "expeditiously" bring to justice the perpetrators of the Mumbai, Pathankot attacks and other cross-border terrorist assaults by Pakistan-based groups.

Author: 0 White House says Syria may be preparing chemical attack

The White House said the activities were similar to those made before a suspected chemical attack in April. Donald Trump blamed Assad for the chemical weapons attack which killed at least 87 people, including 30 children, in the Syria's northern Idlib province in April.

Author: 0 Apple CEO touts India impact in push for deeper market access

President Donald Trump said during a joint appearance at the White House with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the relationship between the countries "has never been stronger". "This was really an occasion for us to send a message that India was a reliable dependable partner, that was fully reciprocated on the American side", he said.

Author: 0 CNN accepts resignations of 3 involved in retracted story

The story, citing an anonymous source , said Senate investigators were examining a meeting between Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci and an executive for the Russian Direct Investment Fund . CNN also issued an apology to the subject of the story, Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci . "Everyone makes mistakes. Moving on", he wrote .

Author: 0 Led air strike kills 57 in IS-held prison

And he also sounded a cautionary tone when asked if all the weapons would be returned. The coalition says it works hard to avoid killing civilians and investigates all reports that it has done so. The U.S.is convinced that the Kurdish fighters, known as the YPG, are the most effective local force in trying to oust ISIS militants from their stronghold in Raqqa.

Global Media Evacuations ordered for fire on California coast
Author: 0 Evacuations ordered for fire on California coast

Fire officials shut down Highway 79 for hours before reopening the southbound lanes and one of the northbound lanes late Monday night. A voluntary evacuation was also issued for Death Valley Road, Longhorn Road and Shirleon Drive. More than 30 engine companies, truck companies, brush rigs and several local agencies were helping Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters to contain the blaze.

Global Media LaVar Ball loses his shirt and his mind in WWE spectacle
Author: 0 LaVar Ball loses his shirt and his mind in WWE spectacle

LaVar Ball then failed in his attempt to run and roll into the squared circle, ending up flat on his back with his leg in the air, before an interview session with the Intercontinental champion The Miz . LaVar and the family company got plenty of air time during the almost nine-minute segment. At the same time as the start of the NBA Awards on TNT, the Ball family made an appearance on WWE's Monday Night Raw.

Global Media Kovind to file nomination tomorrow; Modi, NDA CMs to be there
Author: 0 Kovind to file nomination tomorrow; Modi, NDA CMs to be there

Bharatiya Janata Party General Secretary Ram Madhav, the party in-charge of Jammu and Kashmir, will also go with him. Kumar is scheduled to begin her campaign immediately after the scrutiny of nominations on June 29. Adityanath and other senior BJP leaders and ministers received 71-year-old Kovind at the airport. On questions of the Presidential polls being seen as a Dalit vs Dalit contest, she said such a thought process has to be buried.

Global Media Senate Makes It Harder for Trump to Lift Russian Sanctions
Author: 0 Senate Makes It Harder for Trump to Lift Russian Sanctions

Earlier this week, the Senate came together and overwhelmingly passed a bill that would impose new sanctions against Russian Federation and allow Congress to review any attempts by the president to lessen them. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told a Senate panel Tuesday he was wary of actions that could interfere with the administration's efforts to improve relations with Russian Federation.

Global Media Supreme Court Ruling in Gerrymandering Case Would Have Far-Reaching Effects
Author: 0 Supreme Court Ruling in Gerrymandering Case Would Have Far-Reaching Effects

Although the court has ruled against state electoral maps due to racial gerrymandering, this could be the first case in which the court decides just how much partisan gerrymandering is too much. In the past, cases that seek to end partisan gerrymandering have failed , because the justices were unable to concur on what the standard for constitutional districting was.

Global Media With new PM designated, political crisis tends to quell in Romania
Author: 0 With new PM designated, political crisis tends to quell in Romania

MPs are likely to vote on Tudose's nomination on Thursday - a formality given that the PSD holds a parliamentary majority with its ALDE ally. The proposal was also endorsed by the junior ruling Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE). He graduated from the Faculty of Legal and Administrative Sciences of the Dimitrie Cantemir University of Bucharest in 1995. Two years ago, Tudose withdrew his doctorate thesis following accusations of plagiarism.

Global Media Canadian woman first to lead Changing of the Guard ceremony
Author: 0 Canadian woman first to lead Changing of the Guard ceremony

Couto, along with her unit The Second Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (2PPCLI) has been invited to the United Kingdom to mark Canada's 150 year anniversary. Ahead of her big march from Wellington Barracks to the palace - she led almost 40 male soldiers through the changing of the guard - Megan told Sky News that she was "not feeling too nervous".

Author: 0 Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

Iran's foreign minister says the partial reinstatement of President Donald Trump's travel ban is "disappointing" and says the ban is more about politics than security. But now the Supreme Court says the travel ban can be enforced only to those who do not have what it called a " bona fide relationship " with an American individual or entity.

Author: 0 Trump and Modi hold first talks at White House

The president's name is on a Trump Tower property in Mumbai and he spoke warmly of India during his presidential campaign previous year. The article also tried to remind India how the previous USA administration's support for the membership in United Nations' Security Council had not seen any definite action.

Global Media 15 taken off missing list in China landslide
Author: 0 15 taken off missing list in China landslide

Frustration grew on Monday among family members of victims of a landslide that buried a mountain village in southwestern China , with some complaining about a lack of information and asking why they had not been moved from an area prone to land slips.

Author: 0 Pakistan militant punished as India PM visits US

Meanwhile, Modi will be hoping that as well as tackling the Islamic State, Trump will step up pressure on militant groups based in Pakistan accused of launching attacks on India . "The logic of our strategic relationship is incontrovertible". Earlier on Monday, during his visit to the US, PM Modi invited top CEO's of the US to invest in India.

Global Media The Queen is getting a raise
Author: 0 The Queen is getting a raise

Since 2012, the grant has been fixed at 15% of Crown Estate profit, but this was lifted by the government a year ago to fund extensive renovations on Buckingham Palace. The accounts also show the Duke of Edinburgh made a £18,690 trip on the royal train to attend a dinner in Plymouth last November, marking two important Royal Marines anniversaries, travelling from Taplow, Buckinghamshire, and returning to Windsor.

Author: 0 GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins

Mrs. Pelosi pushed back against claims that she should step down, saying she's "a master legislator" and that those calling for her resignation have been against her for a long time. Sprinkled in the crowd of hundreds of energetic Karen Handel supporters were other onetime rivals and critics who once fought to derail her political career.

Global Media Netherlands partially liable in Srebrenica massacre
Author: 0 Netherlands partially liable in Srebrenica massacre

The Dutch state had appealed against the ruling. In a separate development on Monday, more than 200 former United Nations peacekeepers from the Netherlands are to sue the Dutch government for sending them to Srebrenica , AFP news agency reported .

Author: 0 GOP Senate Bill Would Cut Health Care Coverage By 22 Million

That's only slightly fewer than a House version that passed last month. That legislation would leave 23 million fewer Americans with health insurance by 2026 than under the Affordable Care Act , CBO said earlier. But that optimism runs counter to the public opposition of five Republican senators so far to the Senate GOP plan that would scuttle much of former President Barack Obama's health law.

Author: 0 Trump's Modi meeting marks venture into India-Pakistan relations

But ever since Trump entered the White House , he has promoted his "hire American buy American" philosophy which could effect the current H-1B program, hurting India's IT outsourcing and its economy overall. After being received by Trump and the First Lady in the South Portico of the White House, the two leaders are expected to have a one-on-one meeting in the Oval Office.

Author: 0 Trump, Modi call North Korea's 'grave threat' to peace

Later Monday, Modi was scheduled to have dinner with the president and first lady - the first dinner Trump has hosted for a foreign dignitary at the White House , although he has hosted the leaders of Japan and China at his resort in Florida.

Author: 0 Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

The number of uninsured is largely due to the drastic cuts in the Medicaid program; 15 million people will lose Medicaid coverage by 2026. It said that would especially apply to people between 50 and 64 and with incomes below 200 percent of the poverty level, or around $30,300 for a single person.

Global Media In tweet, Trump denounces Russian Federation probe as 'phony story'
Author: 0 In tweet, Trump denounces Russian Federation probe as 'phony story'

Former FBI director James Comey told Congress last week that Trump pressured him to drop an investigation into his former national security advisor, Mike Flynn, who was forced to quit for lying about his links to Moscow. Yet Trump's angry tweets Friday underscored the near-impossible challenge his advisers and legal team have in trying to get him to avoid weighing in on an active probe.

Author: 0 After US visit, Modi arrives in the Netherlands

Trump has so far focused on outreach to China, India's strategic rival, as he looks to Beijing to rein in nuclear-armed North Korea. In his statement Trump said, "I would say the relationship between India and the United States has never been stronger, has never been better".

Global Media Spain: Poor English may have caused bungee-jumping death
Author: 0 Spain: Poor English may have caused bungee-jumping death

The director of Flowtrack, the company that organised the bungee jumping, will now face prosecution for homicide through negligence, the Telegraph reported . Martijn Klom from the company said the girl's death was caused by a misunderstanding when she was receiving instructions for the jump. He confirmed the girl jumped when she was tied by the rope, but without being secured to the bridge.

Author: 0 New ruling gives same-sex couples get more benefits

Before the ruling, provisions hadn't been for same-sex parents, and in some cases, health officials refused to list a "non-biological spouse" on a newborn's birth certificate. For instance, the baker would lose in court if he were "against interracial marriage and won't bake a cake for an interracial couple". (There were school choice issues at play in that case, too.) Evie Blad and I report on at some length here .

Global Media Supreme Court Travel Ban Review Shouldn't Affect Students, Staff
Author: 0 Supreme Court Travel Ban Review Shouldn't Affect Students, Staff

Three justices - Clarence Thomas , Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch - wanted the totality of Trump's executive order to be implemented, which despite the unanimous decision was not the case Monday. "The court decided Monday the temporary ban will go forward, in part". The nation's highest court says it will allow a limited version of Trump's ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect.

Author: 0 Trump's travel ban still doesn't make any sense

In the unsigned opinion, the court said a foreign national who wants to visit or live with a family member would have such a relationship, and so would students from the designated countries - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen - who were admitted to a USA university.

Author: 0 PM holds talks with two key US officials

The leaders of the world's two largest democracies are looking to expand ties on defense and fighting terrorism , but strains are likely on trade. "The future of our partnership has never looked brighter", Trump said as both leaders underscored the importance of the defense and security relationship.

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