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Global News Israel plans to build elevator to the Western Wall in East Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israel plans to build elevator to the Western Wall in East Jerusalem

Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Western Wall tunnels in Jerusalem, before the start of a special weekly cabinet meeting marking the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification, on May 28, 2017. The plan includes the construction of an elevator that will descend some 26 meters from the Jewish Quarter down to the Western Wall promenade. Should the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv high-speed railway be extended to the Old City, moving stairs would also connect the station to this ...

Global News Paul Pogba, world's most expensive footballer, performs Umrah
Author: 0 Paul Pogba, world's most expensive footballer, performs Umrah

This comes less than a week after the French national helped United win the Europa League with a 2-0 victory over Dutch side Ajax . This time past year Pogba was ready to complete a world record £90m move from Juventus to United. Pogba is reported to have visited Mecca at least once before, when he performed the Hajj, a journey every healthy adult Muslim who can afford it is supposed to make at least once in their lives.

Global News Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge
Author: 0 Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge

He was released on his own recognizance, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said. Woods would struggle in the coming years before winning three times on the PGA Tour in 2012, posting five more in 2013 and returning to No. A police report then showed that a Florida trooper who suspected Woods was driving under the influence sought a subpoena for the golfer's blood test results from the hospital, but prosecutors rejected the petition for insufficient information.

Global News Donald Trump says North Korea shows 'great disrespect' to China with missile
Author: 0 Donald Trump says North Korea shows 'great disrespect' to China with missile

North Korea has apparently fired its third successful test missile in three weeks after its short-range ballistic missile flew about 450km before landing in Japanese waters. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma within Okinawa Prefecture, despite strong local opposition. "We will never tolerate North Korea's continued provocations that ignore repeated warnings by the worldwide community", Abe told reporters shortly after the test.

Global News Kerala govt considers law to counter Centre's cattle ban
Author: 0 Kerala govt considers law to counter Centre's cattle ban

The Jalandhar-based hide trade also slammed the decision. According to animal husbandry reports, Kerala slaughters more cattle than any other India state. "We will take up this issue in the cabinet meeting and don't be surprised if Kerala initiates legal steps against the new law", Agriculture Minister V.S.

Global News Indonesian police launch raid as Jakarta attacks linked to Islamic State
Author: 0 Indonesian police launch raid as Jakarta attacks linked to Islamic State

Relatives of both men, whose identities have not been released, were taken in for questioning. He added that ten other people - five policemen and five civilians - were wounded and were taken to several hospitals. "This is Indonesia, home for all of us #FailedTerror #WeAreNotAfraid", the Indonesian Air Force tweeted. The Republic is ready to work with Indonesia to apprehend the culprits behind the twin blasts that occurred in Jakarta on Wednesday night (May 24), the Ministry of Foreign ...

Global News Cow slaughter in public: Youth Congress activists suspended
Author: 0 Cow slaughter in public: Youth Congress activists suspended

The organisation, however, claimed that the "Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017" notification, "does not ban slaughter, but exists to eliminate cruelty to animals at markets". They have been suspended from the congress, said KPCC chief M M Hassan. Though the party suspended its workers, the BJP and the Sangh Parivar used the issue to attack the Opposition.

Author: 0 Arsneal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win record 13th FA Cup

And they won't even be back among Europe's elite in September after finishing fifth in the Premier League; the lowest finish since Wenger took charge in 1996. I love to win, I love to build, I love to get people going and I love what I do. "We scored the goal". Despite having Victor Moses sent off after he received a second yellow card for diving, Chelsea levelled through Diego Costa in the 76th minute, only for Aaron Ramsey to head in Arsenal's winner just three minutes later.

Author: 0 This travel ban is set to cost up to $1bn

The airline industry opposes the proposal. Officials from Homeland Security met last week with high-ranking executives of the three leading US airlines - American, Delta and United - and the industry's leading USA trade group to discuss expanding the laptop policy to flights arriving from Europe .

Author: 0 Raids, arrests as on-edge United Kingdom seeks 'network' of attackers

During interrogation, Hashem, who was close to his brother, told Dagdoug he spoke to Salman 30 minutes before he carried out the Manchester attack. Libyan officials are claiming that Hashim has confessed that both he and Salman belonged to the Islamic State group, which is highly active in Libya, and that Hashim also knew details about the attack.

Author: 0 Trump is 'wide open' on Paris climate deal: Mattis

In contrast to the leaders of six other world leaders at a G7 summit in Italy, the US President (pictured above with the Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron and President of the European Council Donald Tusk) said he would decide next week on whether to support the Paris Agreement.

Global News UK Lowers Terror Threat Level from 'Critical' to 'Severe'
Author: 0 UK Lowers Terror Threat Level from 'Critical' to 'Severe'

British authorities detained eight people in connection with the attack, and Abedi's father and a brother, who live in Tripoli, Libya , were taken into custody there. Political campaigning for Britain's June 8 national election which was suspended after the Manchester attack resumed Friday with the bombing becoming a central feature.

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), a frequent Trump critic, seemed to back him yesterday on CNN's "State of the Union", saying of the Kushner report, "I don't trust this story as far as I can throw it". Democrat Schiff said the government needed to "get to the bottom" of the matter. Also present at the meeting was Michael Flynn, the retired general who would become Mr.

Author: 0 Francis Coquelin dedicates FA Cup final win to Arsene Wenger

Ramsey played a major part in the final, scoring the victor minutes after the Blues had equalised through Diego Costa, the second time he has scored the victor in the finals of the FA Cup , with the first being against Hull City in 2014. Olivier Giroud was the architect of the move as he latched on the end of a brilliant ball by Alexis Sanchez and delivered a sumptuous cross for Ramsey to head into an open net.

Author: 0 UK police arrest 16th person in connection with Manchester attack

On Sunday, two men were arrested in Manchester - a 19-year-old man in Gorton and a 25-year-old man in the Old Trafford area. Seven children were among 22 people killed when he blew himself up at a pop concert at the Manchester Arena in northwest England on May 22.

Global News US boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu
Author: 0 US boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu

The speech was lauded as a foreign policy success for Trump , but that's largely because the bar was so low. There is another message President Trump needed to deliver, albeit quietly, to the Saudis and other Gulf leaders. Far-right Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Israeli settler organisations also hailed Trump's silence on two states. The Western Wall is the holiest place where Jews are able to pray.

Author: 0 Trump says North Korea problem 'will be solved'

However, it is unclear whether the reinforcement of pressure by the G-7 will actually hinder North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs. The Japanese prime minister apparently aspired to turn the summit into an opportunity to increase pressure on North Korea by seeking agreement from other G-7 allies after cementing Japan-U.S.

Global News Philippines: 2000 people trapped in Marawi battle
Author: 0 Philippines: 2000 people trapped in Marawi battle

The Maute's ability to fight off the military for so long will add to fears that Islamic State's radical ideology is spreading in the southern Philippines and it could become a haven for militants from Southeast Asia and beyond. "If you happen to have raped three women, I will own up to it". "Go for it and you have my full support". The comment was reminiscent of his statement during the election campaign past year that he should have been the first to rape an Australian missionary who ...

Author: 0 Rep. Chaffetz responds to FBI's refusal to turn over Comey memos

In a letter to Chaffetz (which can be found below via Bradd Jaffy of NBC), Assistant Director Greg Brower invoked the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel in the Russian Federation probe as he explained the FBI's reasoning for the delay.

Author: 0 Le Pen won't meet Russians during Putin's visit

Security Council member. It's little wonder, then, that talks between the two leaders at the Palace of Versailles outside Paris ran a little longer than expected. Mr Putin on Monday again dismissed the idea as unfounded press speculation. Putin, though, said on Monday that his meeting with Le Pen did not mean he was trying to influence the outcome of election.

Global News The True Meaning Of Decoration Day
Author: 0 The True Meaning Of Decoration Day

It all began in 1866 when a group of women gathered at a MS cemetery to decorate the graves of fallen Confederate soldiers. Amid the family gatherings, barbecues and outdoor activities, Americans traditionally observe Memorial Day through ceremonies, parades and placing flowers and flags on the gravesites of family and friends.

Author: 0 NIAC Responds to President Rouhani's Reelection, Calls on Trump to Choose Diplomacy

The two other candidates left in the race, Mostafa Mirsalim, a former culture minister, and Mostafa Hashemitaba, a pro-reform figure who previously ran for president in 2001, respectively netted 478,000 and 215,000 votes each. Experts say Raisi's win could have upset a lot of voters in the country who may believe his supporters within the government interfered with the election tally.

Global News McCain says Russian Federation is a bigger threat than ISIS
Author: 0 McCain says Russian Federation is a bigger threat than ISIS

Although he has seen no "evidence" Moscow's tampering during the election was successful, he said they "tried and they are still trying to change elections". "I know some administration officials are saying well, that's standard procedure, McCain said". So, way to go Vladimir. McCain, who has been a critic of President Donald Trump , said he believes the national security team around Trump is developing a strategy that will lead to "victory" in Afghanistan, and Trump has great ...

Author: 0 Senate GOP Staff to Draft Health Care Bill During Recess

The CBO estimates 23 million Americans would lose health insurance over a 10-year period under the Republican health care bill. Sen. Dick Durbin says the Republican health care plan, which he called " Trumpcare " will deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions and increase their premiums.

Global News Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 11 people
Author: 0 Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 11 people

Hundreds of trees were toppled, as meteorologists reported winds of up to 50 miles per hour. Most of the deaths have been attributed to falling trees and other structures, such as bus shelters, as well as flying debris. Sources in the emergencies services earlier told TASS that one person had been killed by a falling tree in southwest Moscow . The storms in Moscow on Monday caused extensive power outages, disrupted train service, and destroyed around 3,500 trees, according to the AP.

Author: 0 Mattis: US Intends No ISIS to Survive the War

Mattis was quick to downplay civilian casualties as just a "fact of life", while repeatedly insisting that the United States are "the good guys", a claim he likely felt needed explicit saying since he's overtly talking about a war of total extermination.

Author: 0 Trump considering a White House staff overhaul

Trump , according to one person familiar with his thinking, believed he was facing more of a communications problem than a legal one, despite the intensifying inquiries. Returning to the U.S. over the weekend after his first official tour overseas as president, Mr Trump responded to accusations Mr Kushner - who is married to his daughter Ivanka - had contacts with Moscow in December about opening a secret back channel of communications.

Author: 0 Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiry

UK Interior Minister Amber Rudd told Sky News that this was a "right first step" for MI5 to take in the wake of the bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert by United States singer Ariana Grande . Pope Francis is urging prayers for the victims of the Manchester concert attack and has denounced how "so many young lives were cruelly broken". The security service, which was alerted to Abedi's extremist views three times prior to last Monday's attack, will examine how it dealt with the ...

Global News Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siege
Author: 0 Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siege

The city of Illigan, some 38 km away from Marawi , was meanwhile overflowing with evacuees and on lockdown , with authorities saying they were anxious that Maute fighters were blending in with the displaced and could launch attacks. Nevertheless, Duterte also said on Friday that he was prepared to talk with the group's leaders. Col. Edgard Arevalo, the AFP public affairs chief, said security remains tight in and around the city as soldiers and police try to contain the remaining ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris Agreement climate deal

But he said earlier Saturday in a tweet that he'll announce a final decision next week after he returns to the White House.While at the Vatican, Trump received from Pope Francis a copy of his 2015 papal treatise that links fossil fuels to global warming .The President returns home on Saturday with dueling interests: satisfying new foreign diplomatic relationships and also appealing to his conservative and nationalist base.nearly every nation that signed the 2015 agreement , including ...

Author: 0 Has Memorial Day lost its meaning?

For those who understand its meaning, Memorial Day is - as it should be - a solemn holiday. On this Memorial Day , let's remember a veteran and say thanks, let's be thankful to our fellow American even if they are not in the same political party as you or the same religion or ethnicity as you.

Global News Father of alleged Manchester bomber arrested
Author: 0 Father of alleged Manchester bomber arrested

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to bring up the leaks to U.S. President Donald Trump, when she meets him in Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit on Wednesday, the Telegraph reported . "They did not hear anything since". Abedi had also been banned from his local mosque and been placed on a "watch list" by authorities after his extremist views emerged, The Independent reported.

Author: 0 On climate, it's G7 minus 1 as Trump punts on Paris accord

But with Trump promising to build a "beautiful" wall on the US-Mexico border, it also said: "We reaffirm the sovereign rights of states, individually and collectively, to control their own borders". The trip did produce a series of headlines that allowed the White House to reclaim some control of the narrative, but the drumbeat of allegations back home continued to dog Trump overseas.

Global News Will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue: Rajnath
Author: 0 Will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue: Rajnath

Tewari said historically it has "very disturbing connotations" and if the home minister has chosen to use such a phraseology, he needs to elaborate what it means and what its contours and calculations are. Rajnath Singh said Kashmir had indeed been a challenge for the government but refused to accept Opposition claims that the PDP-BJP ruling combine in the state was responsible for it.

Global News Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Abbas
Author: 0 Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Abbas

Both sides are wary of being accused of resisting Trump's peace efforts or being cast as obstructing the resumption of talks. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to speak for many in Israel Tuesday when he said, "Thank you, President Trump , for your steadfast friendship to the Jewish people and the Jewish state".

Global News Curfew, restrictions continue in Kashmir
Author: 0 Curfew, restrictions continue in Kashmir

Amid curfew and restrictions imposed by authorities on Sunday, tense situation prevailed over the Kashmir valley a day after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Bhat was killed in south Kashmir's Tral. However, miscreants pelted stones on security yesterday in which some persons were injured. While Malik was arrested from his residence here on Sunday, Geelani and Mirwaiz are under house detention.

Author: 0 Merkel Spokesman: Germany Still Seeking Stronger US Ties

The comments came as Europe watches Britain preparing to leave the European Union and now faces antagonism from Washington. "We Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands", Merkel said, while also stressing the importance of maintaining friendly relations with the two nations, as well as other countries, "even with Russian Federation".

Author: 0 Trump Breaks With Other G7 Nations, Delays Committing to Paris Climate Accord

According to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 2014 Wales Summit Declaration, the alliance member states should pursue the target of spending 2 percent of their GDP to funding North Atlantic Treaty Organisation within a decade. The Axios news site suggests Mr Trump is leaning that way now, citing three sources who say his mind is made up, and that the wheels are quietly being put in motion behind the scenes.

Author: 0 Timeline: North Korea missile launches test US, South Korea

Pacific Command said late Sunday it detected the launch of a short-range North Korean ballistic missile from a site near Wonsan Airfield. The South Korean statement did not say where the missile landed. The missile reportedly flew 280 miles before exploding in the Sea of Japan. "This is in direct opposition to our demands in regards to the denuclearization and peace of the Korean Peninsula".