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Palestinians, Israelis dispute Tillerson on "martyrs' fund"


Nabil Shaath, an advisor to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , said the Palestinians were surprised by Tillerson's remarks. The US Senate's bipartisan deal on new set of restrictive measures against Moscow might further worsen relations with Russia and hinder existing efforts on joint US-Russia progress to fight terrorism in Syria, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned. Read More »

Mika family: Alexandria shooting victim to make 'full recovery'


Sava earlier said the Louisiana congressman had been at "imminent risk of death" when he was first brought into the hospital on Wednesday , and he received many units of transfused blood. Predicting when the congressman would be released from the hospital was hard, the doctor said, adding that "he will require a period of healing and of rehabilitation". Read More »

Trump included in Russia probe: lawyer

The poll also found there is a growing concern over the possibility that Trump's campaign colluded with Russian operatives during last year's election. "The president is not under investigation ". Apparently, none of the officials complied with these requests. Perhaps it does to Mueller as well. More damning, the top ethics lawyer to former President George W. Read More »

Massive storm bears down on W Cape


That's led to raging fires in the area that have claimed three lives. An evacuated hospital was among buildings that caught fire and the main highway was closed in the area, South African media reported. "This includes clearing away uprooted trees, attending to other infrastructure like roadways affected by strong winds or potential flooding, and dealing with any potential power disruptions, etc", said Cape Town MMC for Safety and Security and Social Services, JP Smith. Read More »

Trump transition, campaign officials told to keep Russia-related documents

He is the department's lead official on the issue after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any issues linked to the Russian Federation probe. Trump and his White House have offered various explanations for Comey's abrupt ouster, including that he lost the confidence of the bureau's rank and file - a suggestion flatly dismissed by acting director Andrew McCabe. Read More »

British PM May describes crash as 'terrible'

Witnesses said the road was "backed up" with police cars, ambulance and fire engines. The incident comes after two deadly Islamist-inspired attacks this year that used vehicles to ram pedestrians - a stabbing spree earlier this month in the London Bridge area and a March attack in which a man drove a rented auto into crowds on Westminster Bridge. Read More »

DA suspends Helen Zille


The DA says Zille's tweets on colonialism have damaged the party's reputation in the public mind, but moving forward under the leadership of its leader Mmusi Maimane that damage could be rectified. In a bid to flex his muscles and show that he was in charge of the party, Maimane convened a press conference at OR Tambo International Airport to announce that Zille's party membership has been suspended. Read More »

Dems And Republicans Come Together For Baseball Game After Shooting


When the members of the Republican team were announced at Nationals Park, mention of Scalise's name drew a standing ovation from the areas designated for Republican, Democrat and nonpartisan fans alike. After Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was shot in 2011, we urged readers not to blame anyone but Jared Loughner, her deranged attacker, while deploring incendiary political rhetoric. Read More »

Lawyer Claims Despite Tweets, Trump Isn't Under Investigation, 'Period'


Though Trump says his was higher than former President Barack Obama's numbers, his approval rating on the same day of his first term (June 16, 2009) was 56%, according to Rasmussen . It also sent a letter to Comey asking for any notes or memos. Sekulow then attempted to lay out the whole scenario, twice saying Trump was, indeed, under investigation. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Difficult to counter Fakhar Zaman's batting style, admits Virat Kohli


It was an astonishing role-reversal as less than a fortnight ago, Pakistan were on the receiving end of a one-sided Indo-Pak encounter at Edgbaston. Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain and wicket-keeper), Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali , Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir , Rumman Raees, Junaid Khan, Imad Wasim, Fahim Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail. Read More »

Leo Varadkar to meet Theresa May in Downing St

They could be called right-wing as they do not accept same-sex marriage, are climate change deniers and are very pro-Brexit. With a further million British expatriates in the EU, May too wants a deal on citizens' rights, though the two sides are some way apart. Read More »

Anger grows as dozens feared dead in London fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with survivors of the London high-rise fire at her Downing Street office. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said that the response to the disaster had not been "not good enough" as she battled critics who targetted her post-election fragile government over the tragedy. Read More »

US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia


If passed, the new Russian Federation provisions would make it more hard for Trump to relax sanctions against the country. It also imposes new sanctions in a number of categories, including those "conducting malicious cyber activity on behalf of the Russian government" and "supplying weapons to the Assad regime". Read More »

Several injured as van hits pedestrians in north London

London Ambulance Service said in a statement that a number of ambulance crews, paramedics and specialist responses teams to the scene. The victims were leaving religious services held at the Muslim Welfare House, close to the Finsbury Park mosque when the van struck. Read More »

Van ran over worshippers leaving London mosque

Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the vehicle has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. London Ambulance Service tweeted that it was also sending emergency crews to the scene. The victims were thought to have been taking part in taraweeh - extra prayers at night - in the month of Ramadan. Monday's incident in London follows an Islamist-inspired attack on June 3 in which three militants wearing fake suicide vests ran over pedestrians and went on a ... Read More »

North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

The White House and the US State Department had issued no immediate comment on the North's statement. This clearly shows that the a felonious and lawless gangster state. Washington says it is concerned by North Korea's nuclear and missile tests. The incident comes days after American college student Otto Warmbier was returned to the U.S. Read More »

Dead, 10 Injured Injured After Van Rams Into People leaving Mosque

The crash occurred at a time when the multiethnic neighborhood was crowded with Muslims leaving the Finsbury Park mosque after Ramadan prayers. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said following that attack that there had been a 40-percent increase in racist incidents in the city and a fivefold increase in the number of anti-Muslim incidents. Read More »

Several casualties reported after van hits pedestrians in north London

Salah Alamoudi said eight people were hit and up to three of them were in a "life-threatening" condition. Five people had died in the incident, including Masood and the police official. "The British Muslim community requires all decent people to stand with us against this evil violence". Neil Basu, senior national coordinator for terrorism , said the attack came at a "challenging" time for London . Read More »

Inside the congressional shooting suspect's life in Virginia


Now we know where he went. A government official says the suspect in the Virginia shooting that injured Rep. Steve Scalise and several others has been identified Hodgkinson. Four other people were hurt after James Hodgkinson opened fire at the baseball field as they practised in the morning ahead of a charity game. Mrs. Read More »

British talks with Europe on Brexit begin in Brussels

The election debacle has left her weakened and battling for her political survival. Some of her ministers want to refashion her strategy toward protecting trade with Britain's biggest market rather than continue to aim for her original goal of winning control of immigration and law-making. Read More »

Angry Trump decries witch hunt against him

If true, the claims would represent a major turning point in the investigation, which until now has focused on the possibility of Russian interference with the election; according to those officials, the direction of the investigation changed after the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Read More »

Britain, EU to start historic Brexit talks


Monday's talks between Brexit Secretary David Davis and European Union negotiator Michel Barnier follow preliminary negotiations in Brussels between officials. The British Chancellor insisted there must be transitional arrangements to avoid a "cliff edge", and he indicated temporary measures could be in place for a couple of years before a final deal is sealed. Read More »

Formal Brexit negotiations get under way in Brussels

The start of the negotiations comes as work continues across the British government to prepare Britain for life outside of the EU. While the European Union negotiating team led by Michel Barnier has been ready for months, Britain stalled even after it triggered the two-year process on March 29. Read More »