• Over 50 Gazans wounded by live fire in protests near Israel border

    Over 50 Gazans wounded by live fire in protests near Israel border

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    Organisers said the demonstration would be peaceful but Israeli officials are wary of a fresh flare-up along the enclave's border. The Palestinian killed Friday was identified as 27-year-old Amr Samour. The vast majority of Gaza residents are descendants of Palestinians who fled or were driven from communities in what is now Israel. All of this is happening in the shadow of the upcoming inauguration of the new USA embassy in Jerusalem , which is set to happen in May - a development ...
  • What Egypt's Azhar and Christian leaders said about the Saudi crown prince

    What Egypt's Azhar and Christian leaders said about the Saudi crown prince

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    The newspaper said that Bin Salman's trip to the United States aims to establish a relationship with the American public opinion, not just politicians. He also said that the crown prince's visit to the church in Egypt sent a clear and significant message about religious tolerance, accepting others and religious pluralism while voicing rejection of extremism against people who believe in different religions.
  • 21 killed after bus catches fire in Thailand

    21 killed after bus catches fire in Thailand

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    A fire on a double-decker bus carrying migrant workers killed 20 people early Friday a week after another high death toll showed the continuing dangers of Thailand's roads. The Post quoted police Lt. Raewat Aiemtak as saying that 27 people had managed to escape the fire; one of the injured was severely burnt. The cause of the fire so far remains unknown.
  • Trump Administration Ends Obama-Era Policy on Pregnant Immigrant Detainees

    Trump Administration Ends Obama-Era Policy on Pregnant Immigrant Detainees

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    Under the new policy , pregnant women will be released from immigration detention only on a case-by-case basis. But the policy also provided exemptions for women facing mandatory detention or security threats. Critics maintain that ICE detention centers are ill-equipped to treat the complex medical issues pregnant women face. Immigrant women in detention are also sometimes the victims of rape, said Kathryn Shepherd of the American Immigration Council, which was one of the groups that ...
  • Kevin Durant addresses his ejection

    Kevin Durant addresses his ejection

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    Durant played 17 minutes, totaling 10 points , six assists and three rebounds . "So there was contact on plays", he said . And I think he was frustrated anyway because the game wasn't going well for him. Bucks: Guards Malcolm Brogdon (left quadriceps) and Matthew Dellavedova (right ankle), both sidelined since February, remained out with no timetable for their return, according to interim coach Joe Prunty.
  • Trump Lawyer Floated Idea Of Presidential Pardons For Manafort, Flynn

    Trump Lawyer Floated Idea Of Presidential Pardons For Manafort, Flynn

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    Kilimnik has previously denied intelligence ties, telling The Washington Post in a statement in June that he has "no relation to the Russian or any other intelligence service". "I would refer you back to the statement from Ty Cobb.in which he said, 'I've only been asked about pardons by the press and have routinely responded on the record that no pardons are under discussion or under consideration at the White House, '" she said.
  • Austin police chief calls serial bomber a 'domestic terrorist'

    Austin police chief calls serial bomber a 'domestic terrorist'

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    Investigators say that Mark Conditt used one his own devices to blow himself up as authorities approached his SUV before dawn on March 21. At this point in the discussion, some will pull out their dictionaries, rushing to defend the good name of the white, Christian homeschooled bomber , and declare that the bombings that terrorized Austin were really not terrorism, because there is as yet no specific political motive for the heinous crimes.
  • Darren Lehmann quits as Australian cricket coach over ball-tampering scandal

    Darren Lehmann quits as Australian cricket coach over ball-tampering scandal

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    Lehmann , who was contracted until the end of the 2019 Ashes, has led Australia for nearly five years, having succeeded Mickey Arthur as coach just weeks before the 2013 Test series in England. The trio have seven days to appeal their bans and a press release from the Australian players' union indicated that they believed there were grounds, noting "a number of glaring and clear anomalies" in the process.
  • Lehmann resigns as disgraced trio return to Australia

    Lehmann resigns as disgraced trio return to Australia

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    It may take two coaches to fill the void left by Darren Lehmann , with Cricket Australia (CA) set to strongly consider the merits of a revolutionary revamp. "For now, I will do the best to contribute to the community". I understand that I have let many people down. "We all do. This is a bad situation", Sutherland said.
  • ICE agents blame mayor for allowing criminals to remain free

    ICE agents blame mayor for allowing criminals to remain free

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    Homan said Wednesday that giving advance warning to residents about possible law enforcement operations makes the job more risky. "It is Oakland's legal right to be a sanctuary city and we have not broken any laws", she said. About 40 percent of arrests were non-criminal last fiscal year, up from about 25 percent in 2016. "I am trying in this moment to be calm and thoughtful, to be clear about my values but to do it in a way that is respectful", Schaaf said.
  • Smriti Irani accuses Sibal of involvement in land scam

    Smriti Irani accuses Sibal of involvement in land scam

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    Union Minister Smriti Irani alleged, on the basis of media reports, that Sibal and his wife had acquired a company called "Grand Castello' from a person who had been probed by the CBI in a case of money laundering". All I can ask is - what is the charge? Quoting reports of a South Africa-based non-profit media organisation and two Indian media groups, Irani alleged that Grande Castello, with no business in 2013-14, commenced purchase of a land which eventually cost Rs 45.21 crores.
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopens as three-day protest ends

    Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopens as three-day protest ends

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    President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and decision to move the American embassy have drawn praise from both sides of the aisle. It includes the transfer of other security and administrative responsibilities to the Arab authorities in Areas A and B. The capital of the Palestinian state would be in eastern Jerusalem.
  • Saudis shoot down missiles fired by Houthi rebels, One person killed

    Saudis shoot down missiles fired by Houthi rebels, One person killed

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    Saudi missile defences intercepted seven Yemeni missiles on Sunday including over the capital Riyadh , the military has said. Malki made the remarks in a press conference, which also mentioned the circumstances of the interception of seven Yemeni rebel missiles, including one over the capital Riyadh on Sunday night .
  • CHS Boys Take Two Wins in Lions Tournament

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    She wanted to go to Hershey tonight for the game, and it's a school night so obviously, we couldn't, but her reasoning was this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity", said Jenifer Kolessar of Clarks Summit. "He was a big scorer for us". "The Blue Ridge football program is in a great place and we believe that Coach Wills is the flawless person to continue the proud tradition of football at Blue Ridge School".
  • Egypt's Sisi re-elected with almost 92% of votes

    Egypt's Sisi re-elected with almost 92% of votes

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    Vote counting started after polling stations closed on Wednesday.According to non-official figures, 21,088,295 people voted for Sisi in polling stations across Egypt. This year's election only had a turnout of 40 percent. "The voice of the masses of Egyptians will remain a witness - no doubt - that the will of our nation is prevailing with a force that does not know weakness", Sisi said.