• PA Waqf minister calls for mass Friday pray at Al-Aqsa
PA Waqf minister calls for mass Friday pray at Al-Aqsa

The Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) slammed Israel's "stark violations" at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem as its emergency meeting closed on Thursday in Rabat , China's Xinhua news agency reported. The Palestinian Red Crescent said at least eight people have been injured in a melee that broke out after nightfall on Thursday. Amnesty Internati...

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  • U.S. says cuts to staff in Russian Federation 'uncalled for'
U.S. says cuts to staff in Russian Federation 'uncalled for'

The US Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation, putting US President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and infuriate his own Republican Party .

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  • Ceremonies mark 100 years since start of Battle of Passchendaele
Ceremonies mark 100 years since start of Battle of Passchendaele

Prince Charles and Belgium's Queen Mathilde and King Albert will open a British Memorial Poppy Garden in Passchendaele Memorial Park. The memorial included performances by the National Youth Choir of Scotland, and is set to end with the Last Post on a lone bugle, whose strains have been heard every evening since 1928.

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  • Trump tells cops they should rough people up more during arrests
Trump tells cops they should rough people up more during arrests

President Donald Trump speaks at Suffolk Community College on July 28, 2017 in Brentwood, New York. In the name of law and order, the president made a mockery of the Rule of Law in his call for illegal violence against presumptively innocent suspects.

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  • GPD responds to President Trump's remarks
GPD responds to President Trump's remarks

He added: "Like when you guys put somebody in the vehicle and you're protecting their head, you know, the way you put the hand over". "As a department, we do not and will not tolerate 'rough [ing]' up prisoners". In a tweet on Friday evening, the Gainesville Police Department said it "rejects these remarks and continues to serve with respect". Th...

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  • Wisconsin Health Official: Failed Senate Vote Shouldn't Stop Health Care Debate
Wisconsin Health Official: Failed Senate Vote Shouldn't Stop Health Care Debate

The Medicaid expansion, which has added about 11 million to the insurance rolls, operates more or less on automatic pilot even if costs are a concern. "The Senate tried to pull the rug out from under the insurance market and failed". Crucial in this endeavor is legal and regulatory certainty, which allows for long-term planning and helps guide ...

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  • Russian Federation warns of retaliatory measures against new USA sanctions
Russian Federation warns of retaliatory measures against new USA sanctions

A spokesman for the European Commission said Friday that European officials will be watching the US effort closely, vowing to "remain vigilant". On Wednesday, Russia warned that new U.S. "Lawmakers are so distrustful of the administration that they are imposing requirements to conduct congressional review of attempts by the president to roll back...

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  • Scaramucci's estranged wife gives birth after leaving White House official
Scaramucci's estranged wife gives birth after leaving White House official

The 38-year-old Ball was nine months pregnant when she chose to file divorce proceedings against Scaramucci - her second husband . Page Six says that while Scaramucci was in West Virginia for President Trump's speech with the Boy Scouts on Monday, Bell was in a NY hospital giving birth to the couple's son.

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  • Passenger plunges to his death at USA fair as ride comes apart
Passenger plunges to his death at USA fair as ride comes apart

The North American Midway is confident the Fire Ball ride could be back at the Calgary Stampede as early as next year, after a tragedy in OH forced the operator to shut down all three of its rides until further notice. In Vancouver, the Pacific National Exhibition announced the temporary closure of a permanent ride at its Playland Amusement Park ...

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  • Russian Federation threatens retaliation over USA sanctions
Russian Federation threatens retaliation over USA sanctions

President Barack Obama over accusations of alleged Russian hacking during the presidential election. The U.S. bill, which also imposes new sanctions on Iran and North Korea, had been delayed while lawmakers resolved procedural issues and revised language that energy companies said would prevent many overseas deals.

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  • Israel's Shin Bet investigating embassy guard shootings in Jordan
Israel's Shin Bet investigating embassy guard shootings in Jordan

The embassy staff was allowed to leave Amman for Israel almost two days later amid demonstrations and calls for the death penalty for the security guard. Later, they marched towards the Israel embassy, chanting slogans against Israel, including "death to Israel", "no embassy for the [Zionist] entity" and "We sacrifice our soul and our blood for the...

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  • Russian official threatens retaliation over U.S. sanctions
Russian official threatens retaliation over U.S. sanctions

Stung by the new threat of American sanctions, Russia's Foreign Ministry says the US must downsize its diplomatic and technical staff in Moscow and other cities. "The vote puts Trump in an awkward position". "Such blackmail, aimed at limiting the interaction of foreign partners with Russian Federation, carries a threat to many countries and worldwi...

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  • Putin confirms 755 United States diplomatic staff must leave
Putin confirms 755 United States diplomatic staff must leave

Lawmakers say they want to prevent the president from acting on his own to lift penalties imposed by the previous administration for meddling in last year's USA election and for aggression in Ukraine. It said it is ordering the U.S. Embassy to limit the number of embassy and consular employees in the country to 455 in response to the U.S. Senate's ...

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  • Russia Expels 755 US Diplomats in Retaliation for Sanctions
Russia Expels 755 US Diplomats in Retaliation for Sanctions

The ministry also ousted the U.S. from a recreation retreat and warehouse in Moscow . US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft has expressed his "strong disappointment and protest" over Moscow's decision to expel the US diplomats, according to a statement to CNN from the US Embassy in Moscow.

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  • Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill
Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill

The Russians also suspended the right of the US Embassy to use the storage facilities on Dorozhnaya Street in Moscow and the country house in Serebryany Bor. The foreign ministry said it would also close down the embassy dacha on the outskirts of Moscow and rescind access to warehouse space. The European Union is remaining vigilant about the pa...

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  • Irish newspaper slammed for antisemitic column on BBC pay gap
Irish newspaper slammed for antisemitic column on BBC pay gap

The opinion piece by columnist Kevin Myers was entitled "Sorry, ladies - equal pay has to be earned", and discussed the pay of presenters at the United Kingdom public broadcaster the BBC , including TV presenter Claudia Winkleman and radio host Vanessa Feltz.

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  • Newspaper Review: Thousands' prayer at al-Aqsa mosque focus of dailies
Newspaper Review: Thousands' prayer at al-Aqsa mosque focus of dailies

Jordan's King Abdullah called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to put on trial an Israeli security guard who shot dead two Jordanians and warned the way the incident is handled would directly affect ties between the two countries. The Foreign Ministry said is also to ensure this issue and the question of Al Quds Al Sharif continue to command th...

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  • PRIEBUS OUT: Trump names homeland security secretary as new chief of staff
PRIEBUS OUT: Trump names homeland security secretary as new chief of staff

Kelly, 67, a retired four-star Marine Corps general, was most recently secretary for the Department of Homeland Security. During the White House press briefing Thursday, newly minted Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would not say if President Trump had confiedence in Priebus.

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  • Air cable vehicle crash strands 100 passengers above river
Air cable vehicle crash strands 100 passengers above river

No injuries are being reported. Authorities say 32 of the cars were operating on the line, which travels 50ft above the River Rhine, when the crash happened. "Fortunately, we were also given direct hand signals that we should remain calm and there is nothing bad". Cable auto manager Thomas Miebach apologised to riders and said an investigation ...

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  • Russian Federation is retaliating against new U.S. sanctions. Here's what that actually means
Russian Federation is retaliating against new U.S. sanctions. Here's what that actually means

Congress sent the Russian sanction bill to the president's desk, but the question remains if President Trump sign it. Tensions between Russia and the U.S. The sanctions were approved by both Republicans and Democrats as United States intelligence agencies believe Russian Federation tried to sway last year's USA election in favour of Donald T...

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