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Israel removes metal detectors at entrance to holy site

Until then, extra police would be deployed around the site, it added. However, the Muslim body which oversees the holy compound, the Waqf, called on worshippers to continue to boycott the site until it advised otherwise. Is it linked to events in Jordan? Israeli Embassy staff, including the security guard who had killed two Jordanians after being attacked by one with a screwdriver, returned to Israel from their base in Jordan overnight. Read More »

Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Israel of using the fight against terrorism as a pretext to take over holy sites in Jerusalem from Muslims. At around the same time, it was announced that the embassy staff had returned to Israel. Trump's Mideast envoy, Jason Greenblatt, met with Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday in the administration's first high-level, on-the-ground engagement in the crisis. Read More »

Sen. John McCain says he'll return for Senate healthcare vote

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Otherwise, Trump said he'd repeat his tagline from "The Apprentice", the reality show he once starred in: "You're fired". "Let me be very clear", Kushner said afterward in a rare public statement at the White House. Though McCain has reportedly been in frequent contact with his close friends in the Senate, namely Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) said with a chuckle Monday evening. Read More »

Sitaram Yechury Won't Get Third Term In Rajya Sabha, Say Sources

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But those opposed to a third term for the party chief pointed out that he can not return to Parliament on his own party's strength and will need support from the Congress' 44 legislators in the Bengal assembly. Earlier, the matter came up during party's Polit Bureau meeting in the national capital last month but it was made a decision to leave it to the central committee, party's executive body, to take a final call on the matter. Read More »

Sheriff: Girl, 10, left in desert without water, shoes

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She took the girl home and called law enforcement. Deputies said it was about 91 degrees outside when the girl was found. The child explained that his father had been driving in a desert and then had thrown out of his truck before abandoning it there. Read More »

Albert Einstein's estate rep calls out Ivanka Trump for misquoting him

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However, Greenlight, the official representative of Albert Einstein's estate , pointed out yesterday that the scientist never actually said those words. Of course Ivanka's tweet is now being viewed in a fresh light following the phenomenon of the " alternative facts " phrase. And as Mahatma Gandhi once said, "Nothing you put up on the internet ever goes away, even if you delete it, because screenshots". Read More »

Fans are ready for a big match-Manchester United v Real Madrid

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The Belgian was close to joining Chelsea from Everton , but he instead chose to sign with the Red Devils . Having been discarded by Mourinho in his first spell at Stamford Bridge, Lukaku may have been expected to leave Everton for another crack at the Blues under Antonio Conte. Read More »

Collins warns 'skinny' GOP health plan not adequate

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One bill he could introduce would repeal much of Obamacare with no replacement plan. The question now is, what can they pass, or what bill will they even be voting? Obamacare was signed into law seven years ago in 2010. Stories like these have become commonplace to advance health care agenda on both sides of the aisle, and Trump used these family's stories to illustrate why, he says, Obamacare needs to be replaced by new health care legislation. Read More »

Paul Ryan defends Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Trump's legal team was working to discredit or short-circuit the special counsel probe". Asked why Republicans aren't defending the President, Ryan stressed that Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director under the George W. Read More »

Couple found dead of gunshot wounds at Winona, Minn

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Police identified them as 43-year-old Dano Ray Radawitz and 34-year-old Jaida Marie Hoffman. Authorities are investigating an incident early Monday morning that left a woman and her boyfriend dead of gunshot wounds. They tried to make contact repeatedly with the man but got no response. Police said there is no danger to the public. Officers found no one else in the residence, Bostrack said. Read More »

Armed robbers shoot 7-Eleven clerk in Sycamore

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The 45-year-old man was transported to Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb, where his condition stabilized. A firearm was recovered at the scene. In that robbery, a clerk also was injured, and was expected to recover. He is considered armed and unsafe, police said. Detectives were investigating the armed robbery and shooting. The suspects fled the scene in a white auto. Read More »

Libya's Sarraj and Haftar to meet in Paris today

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French officials at the talks stressed that the document was one of several working versions being circulated ahead of the meeting. It also says the two sides are committed to "building the rule of law" in a country where dozens of armed groups have proliferated in the power vacuum created by the toppling of longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011. Read More »

United Nations warns al-Aqsa Mosque crisis needs urgent de-escalation

Israel's security cabinet made a decision to remove the metal detectors at entry points to the shrine, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount. Clashes have broken out during protests over the measures, leaving five Palestinians dead. The removal of the detectors was meant to end more than a week of Muslim protests, including mass street prayers. Read More »

Former Jet sues Jeff Sessions over marijuana laws

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Currently, a handful of states have legalized marijuana, but the federal government never repealed its laws making the drug illegal, and the lawsuit is targeting that dichotomy, Daily Caller reported . Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies during an open hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Anticipated to recommend tougher penalties for individuals caught cultivating pot, peddling weed, or getting high, the Sessions-led Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public ... Read More »

Parents Arrested In Hot Car Death Of 2-Year-Old

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Tennessee parents have been charged in the hot auto death of their 2-year-old son after the child was left alone in a vehicle overnight. On Monday, the Sevier County Grand Jury returned indictments charging each with two counts of First Degree Murder, one count of Aggravated Child Abuse and one count of Aggravated Child Neglect. Read More »

PM arrives in Maldives on three-day official visit

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The Maldives government defended its controversial deployment of troops to block opposition legislators entering the parliament, saying that the move was part of security measures undertaken for a visiting dignitary. Earlier in the day, parliament's gates were padlocked by members of the armed forces and M.P.s were forcibly prevented from entering the parliamentary compound. Read More »

US Working on Major Trade Deal With UK, EU 'Very Protectionist'

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The trade secretary said there were still differences within the cabinet about what precisely a transitional arrangement should entail, especially the effect it would have on his own department. "And we will do so as proud champions in the cause of global free trade, unashamedly promoting the importance of the rules-based system and helping to ensure that the proceeds of prosperity are distributed to all". Read More »

Video Appears To Show Russia Arming Taliban, Undermining US In Afghanistan

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Two groups of Taliban, situated in the north and west of the war-torn country, say the weapons were supplied by Russian government sources. Mattis said the USA was "going to have to confront Russian Federation where what they're doing is contrary to worldwide law", adding that "any weapons being funneled here from a foreign country would be a violation of global law". Read More »