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Author: 0 White House team reaches out on Jerusalem crisis

The meeting was requested by Jordan in response to the latest deadly violence between Palestinians and Israeli security forces in Jerusalem and the West Bank in the past week. The site, which is sacred to Muslims, is also revered by Jews and known to them as Temple Mount. On Friday, Arab neighborhoods around the Old City of Jerusalem became the scene of clashes between Israeli police and Muslims, which gathered near the Old City to go to the Temple Mount and pray in Al-Aqsa mosque.

Author: 0 Jordan, Israel at loggerheads over embassy shooting

The kingdom's Public Security Directorate said the incident happened in a residential building in the compound in Jordan's capital. Reports say that the two Jordanians who have been killed were working for a furniture firm. "The basic interest of both countries is to have this resolved effectively", said Eran Lerman, a former deputy director of Israel's National Security Council, in a conference call with reporters.

World News Martial law to be extended in Philippine's Mindanao
Author: 0 Martial law to be extended in Philippine's Mindanao

There is much work to be done in the recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation of Marawi. "This will bring more hardships for us, especially in our workplaces", said Roy Jim Bulanghig, president of the workers' union at Shin Sun Tropical Fruits Corp.in Compostela Valley.

World News Colorado unemployment at record-low 2.3 percent for third straight month
Author: 0 Colorado unemployment at record-low 2.3 percent for third straight month

In May, the jobless rate had declined to a 10-year low of 4.4 percent. EDD says occupations with the most job ads in Sacramento last month were: registered nurses, truck drivers and retail salespersons. "Despite a slight increase in unemployment, labor market fundamentals remain strong, with total year-over-year employment up 2 percent". "Right now, the over-the-year growth isn't negative", he said.

World News United States withholds Pakistan reimbursement over Haqqani network: Pentagon
Author: 0 United States withholds Pakistan reimbursement over Haqqani network: Pentagon

Those clawbacks come from the almost $ 900 million the usa was supposed to reimburse Pakistan for its counterterrorism efforts in 2016. The Pentagon is withholding hundreds of millions of dollars meant to reimburse Pakistan for its fight against terrorist groups, citing Islamabad's failure to take "sufficient action" against the Haqqani Network , an offshoot of the Taliban based in Pakistan.

World News Afghan police killed in USA strike
Author: 0 Afghan police killed in USA strike

A Taliban statement meanwhile claimed a victory and said 16 Afghan soldiers were killed. In the statement, the USA offered its condolences to the families of the security forces who were killed. Khpolwak said the buses were travelling from Kandahar's Shah Wali Kot District to neighbouring Uruzgan province when they came under attack. Since the worldwide drawdown in 2014, the Taliban has seized territory across the province, leaving the provincial capital, Lashkar Gah , and the economic hub, ...

World News Florida police seek charges after teens film, mock drowning man, mayor says
Author: 0 Florida police seek charges after teens film, mock drowning man, mayor says

After Dunn's head disappeared, one of the teens said , " Oh, he just died ". Authorities said the teens left the area without informing police and Dunn's decomposing body was pulled from the pond July 12, the newspaper said. Police say that Dunn went to the pond after an argument with his fiancee that occurred about 10-15 minutes before the incident. In between bursts of laughter, one of the kids behind the camera can be heard shouting, "Yeah b-- you shoulda never got in there!" ...

World News OJ Simpson Granted Parole, Will Be Released As Early As October 1
Author: 0 OJ Simpson Granted Parole, Will Be Released As Early As October 1

The Nevada Board of Parole voted today to grant the former National Football League star parole. Simpson says he's lived a clean life in prison and he deserves to be released. I think if you talk to the wardens they'll tell you. Fromong added Simpson did not deserve nine to 33 years for the crime, and told an emotional Simpson that if he called Fromong tomorrow asking him to pick him up from prison, Fromong would be there.

World News Exxon Says
Author: 0 Exxon Says "Egregious" Sanctions Violations Were Just a Misunderstanding

The sanctions prohibit any business dealings with those listed. A New York Times story that month quoted a Treasury Department official saying, "U.S. "OFAC's action is fundamentally unfair ", he said. Authorities suggested Exxon should have known better than to deal with Sechin because it's a "sophisticated and experienced" company that "routinely" deals with sanctions issues.

World News US, China Talks Seen Offering Small-scale Market Access Deals
Author: 0 US, China Talks Seen Offering Small-scale Market Access Deals

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the talks with the Chinese delegation, led by Vice-Premier Wang Yang, would focus on concrete steps to provide greater access and a "level playing field" for U.S. "This is a result of the greater opening of China's financial sector", Wang said. "We still have work to do with China to achieve a balanced relationship" based on reciprocity.

Author: 0 Today is National Hot Dog Day! Find freebies, deals on dogs

That's today! And plenty of places are offering deals. What's in a name: Hot dogs got their nickname "frankfurters" after being invented in in Frankfurt, Germany in 1484. This is however, at selected locations only. "A hot dog is an exclamation of joy, a food, a verb describing one "showing off" and even an emoji". Some Chicagoans take their hot dogs very seriously.

World News Why Mitch McConnell's Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort Imploded
Author: 0 Why Mitch McConnell's Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort Imploded

One, after nearly eight years of promising repeal and repeatedly voting for it - only to be repeatedly vetoed by President Obama - congressional Republicans neglected to come up with an alternative health care program until after Trump's election meant their repeal vote actually could be enacted.

World News Dennis Hastert out of federal prison
Author: 0 Dennis Hastert out of federal prison

Hastert, who has diabetes, suffered a stroke before he started his prison sentence. Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been released from federal prison and is now under the supervision of a residential reentry management field office in Chicago, according to Federal Bureau of Prisons records.

World News Justices urged to reject Trump plea to tighten travel ban
Author: 0 Justices urged to reject Trump plea to tighten travel ban

The federal government sought review of this decision to the Supreme Court, and Hawaii filed a response asking that the lower court ruling remain in place. The Justice Department asked the Ninth Circuit appeals court and/or the Supreme Court to overturn the Hawaii judge's ruling in order to stop the imminent influx of risky grandmothers.

Author: 0 Anti-Iran sanctions discussed in US Congress

The move came hours after the White House grudgingly said Tehran was complying with the terms of an worldwide deal to dismantle its nuclear programme but was breaching the spirit of the agreement by continuing to destabilise the Middle East.

World News Tour de France 2017
Author: 0 Tour de France 2017

Following two frenetic days of racing in the Pyrenees, no one would have bet a cent on a change of leadership on Saturday after Stage 14, a rolling 181.5-kilometer (113-mile) ride with no major difficulty. Chris Froome suffered his second mechanical problem at a critical point during a stage. You can watch Tour de France 2017 on FuboTV live online.

World News Trump's six-month approval rating hits historic low
Author: 0 Trump's six-month approval rating hits historic low

A 55 per cent majority say Trump is not making significant progress toward his goals. Bill Clinton , who unpopularity helped Republicans win control of Congress in the mid-term elections of his first term, had a then-record low of 43 percent at this point in his first term.

World News Indiana State Police have new evidence in February double homicide
Author: 0 Indiana State Police have new evidence in February double homicide

Police say the sketch of the suspect is based off witness tips, including one woman who told police she saw this man near the Delphi Historic Trails the day Abby Williams and Libby German were murdered. According to police, there are no arrests at this time, and Riley could not comment as to whether they are close to making an arrest. Agencies working on the case released two grainy photos showing a man they consider to be the main suspect; there was also an audio recording of the male ...

World News Kremlin Warns US Must Return Diplomatic Compounds Without Conditions
Author: 0 Kremlin Warns US Must Return Diplomatic Compounds Without Conditions

Killenworth, an estate built in 1913 for George du Pont Pratt and purchased by the former Soviet Union in 1951, is seen in Glen Cove, New York, on December 30, 2016. As for the measures - the number of personnel at the U.S. embassy in Moscow significantly exceeds the number of our personnel working in Washington. Also on Wednesday, the Russian Federation Council (upper house of the parliament) Speaker Valentina Matviyenko warned that Russia will "respond appropriately" to the USA seizure of ...

World News For North Korea this element matters, and it is not Uranium
Author: 0 For North Korea this element matters, and it is not Uranium

While exports benefited from solid demand for electronics and industrial goods, a growing trade surplus, particularly with the United States, may add to trade tensions as U.S. "With the development of local air defense radar and the [Command Control and Alert] C2A system, we are able to more effectively carry out missions".

World News Boris Nemtsov murderer sentenced to 20 years imprisonment
Author: 0 Boris Nemtsov murderer sentenced to 20 years imprisonment

On the evening he was shot , in February 2015, he had given a radio interview accusing the president of lying over Russia's military takeover of Crimea and backing a protest march two days' later. After the sentences were pronounced on Thursday, Vadim Prokhorov, a lawyer for Nemtsov's family, pledged to continue the fight to bring those who organized and ordered the politician's murder to justice.

World News Despite attack on pilgrims, Amarnath yatra continues as usual
Author: 0 Despite attack on pilgrims, Amarnath yatra continues as usual

The attack is being investigated by the state police. "No one in Kashmir has praised the terror attack, this proves that Kashmiriyat is still alive there". The victims had been on a pilgrimage through the Himalayan valley, a long-disputed region on the border between India and Pakistan , returning after paying their respects at a Hindu shrine in Amarnath cave.

World News CAC defers decision on new coach for India
Author: 0 CAC defers decision on new coach for India

It is being said that Shastri and Sehwag are in the lead among the six contenders that have been shortlisted for the Indian team's coaching job. The coach's position was vacant after the Champions Trophy, as Anil Kumble resigned, citing difference with captain Virat Kohli , that were beyond fix.

World News United Kingdom court hearing begins for sick baby
Author: 0 United Kingdom court hearing begins for sick baby

Rev Patrick Mahoney, 63, is a minister in the Reformed Presbyterian Church who visited Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London to pray with the Gard family, but was reportedly blocked from doing so for "security" reasons, he told the Daily Mail .

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