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Author: 0 Al-Aqsa: Clashes in Jerusalem's Old City

According to Israeli police, at least 3,000 officers had been deployed to the area. He urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to refrain from actions that could further escalate the volatile situation in Jerusalem's Old City, saying that religious sites should be spaces for reflection, not violence.

Global News Taywara district center also falls to Taliban control in Ghor province
Author: 0 Taywara district center also falls to Taliban control in Ghor province

Abdul Raziq, head of Kandahar provincial police, on July 22 said the attackers kidnapped the villagers from homes along the main highway in the province, later killing at least seven of them. According to Mahdavi, members of local police forces suffered the heaviest losses. Both officials said security forces and police would launch a counteroffensive to take back the districts.

Global News Kislyak Ends Term As Russia's Ambassador To Washington
Author: 0 Kislyak Ends Term As Russia's Ambassador To Washington

However, the diplomat's subsequent return to Russia marks the DC departure of a principal figure at the heart of American investigations into whether Moscow interfered in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusionbetween the Trump campaign and Russian officials.

Global News Mauricio Pochettino not anxious by big spending of Tottenham's rivals
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino not anxious by big spending of Tottenham's rivals

In comparison, the team they are chasing at the top, Chelsea , have so far spent over £100m on the likes of Tiemoue Bakayoko, Antonio Rudiger and Alvaro Morata. He believes that, coupled with Spurs' new state-of-the-art training base in Enfield which is now also used by the England squad, gives the club the type of state-of-the-art facilities needed to sustain long-term success.

Global News BJP will unbeatable in Rajasthan: Amit Shah
Author: 0 BJP will unbeatable in Rajasthan: Amit Shah

Amit Shah called for an all-party meeting to discuss the issue of "creamy layer" in reservations for Scheduled Castes/Tribes and Other Backward Classes in education and government jobs. The BJP leaders spent an hour with the seers at a closed-door meeting at a luxury hotel in the city. During his interaction with the seers, the BJP chief "touched upon" the issues of Ram temple and cow protection.

Global News Farewell President Pranab Mukerjee: PM Modi hosts dinner at Hyderabad House
Author: 0 Farewell President Pranab Mukerjee: PM Modi hosts dinner at Hyderabad House

Mr. Mukherjee's five-year term of office at the top constitutional post ends tomorrow. On the occasion, PM presented the outgoing President a memento in keeping with tradition. The Hon'ble President, in his farewell address, extended his best wishes to all members of the Armed Forces and their families. Mahajan will gift a specially designed shawl to Mukherjee.

Global News Teacher turns to panhandling to buy supplies for students
Author: 0 Teacher turns to panhandling to buy supplies for students

She makes around $35,000 a year, with about $3,000 being spent out of pocket for school supplies. "And I'm not alone". "It all adds up week after week and month after month", Danks said. But in about seven minutes, she managed to make $55 - almost double she makes hourly in the classroom. She told Fox 23 that she hopes other teachers will join her in the effort to bring awareness to the fact that state legislators are slowly starving the education system to death with relentless cutbacks.

Global News Dylan Redwine's father arrested in connection to son's death
Author: 0 Dylan Redwine's father arrested in connection to son's death

Items of interest were found during a July 2016 search for information related to Dylan's disappearance. It would take two years and five months - on November 1, 2015 - for hikers to find Dylan's skull, about one-and-a-half mile away from where investigators originally found his first remains.

Author: 0 Palestinian Authority freezes contact with Israel

Video footage from the Associated Press, meanwhile, showed Israeli police dispersing protesters in Ras al-Amud. There were reports of others and claims that Muslims being bused in for Friday prayers were being stopped. "Continued drivers of violence included a lack of hope in achieving Palestinian statehood, Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank, settler violence against Palestinians in the West Bank".

Global News Trump says he has 'complete power' to issue pardons
Author: 0 Trump says he has 'complete power' to issue pardons

Trump also complained that Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Robert Mueller , the special counsel looking into Russian election meddling, are not investigating Hillary Clinton and James Comey, whom Trump fired as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, and lambasted the Washington Post and New York Times .

Global News Spicer rips 'malicious' SNL sketches about him while leaving White House
Author: 0 Spicer rips 'malicious' SNL sketches about him while leaving White House

In his first interview since resigning from President Donald Trump's staff, Spicer was asked by host Sean Hannity what he thought of the Ghostbusters star's impersonation of him. Wonder who will play Scaramucci? Spicer's six months as press secretary have been hard ones. "He's been very gracious throughout this process". Ahead of Sean Spicer's Hannity interview, the official Saturday Night Live Twitter page paid tribute to one of its most popular cameo characters.

Global News President has 'complete power to pardon,' Trump tweets
Author: 0 President has 'complete power to pardon,' Trump tweets

Sessions would only leave his post if the US President were to fire him, ABC News reported , citing a source familiar with the matter. A former official told the Post that the two men had "substantive" discussions, including Trump's positions on issues affecting Russian Federation and what U.S.

Global News US Intercepts Reportedly Contradict Attorney General On Russia Contacts
Author: 0 US Intercepts Reportedly Contradict Attorney General On Russia Contacts

Current and former US officials who viewed intercepted communications with Russian officials said Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told the Kremlin he discussed campaign-related matters with Sessions . "The Judiciary Committee will talk to Trump Jr". Mr Trump Jr later released email exchanges concerning the meeting on Twitter , after learning that The New York Times was about to publish them.

Global News Trump tweets that he has 'complete power to pardon'
Author: 0 Trump tweets that he has 'complete power to pardon'

The Republican president has defended his son's meeting as simple politics . Priebus's presence in the entourage came a day after Trump named a new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, reportedly over Priebus's objections. If sometime in the future Trump moved to pardon himself, the U.S. Supreme Court might have to decide on the constitutionality, some have speculated.

Global News Do Prince William & Kate Middleton Know GoT Spoilers?
Author: 0 Do Prince William & Kate Middleton Know GoT Spoilers?

In most cases, they probably get what they want, ya know? At the party, they spoke with "Game of Thrones" actor Tom Wlaschiha , who plays the mysterious Faceless Man - Jaqen H'ghar. The Duchess of Cambridge looked sophisticated and chic while attending a reception at the Clarchens Ballhaus, celebrating the culture and creativity of Berlin, Germany , on Thursday.

Global News 8 people found dead in tractor-trailer in San Antonio
Author: 0 8 people found dead in tractor-trailer in San Antonio

Police Chief William McManus said a Walmart employee called authorities late Saturday night when a person from inside the truck walked into the store to ask for water. SAPD has an unidentified individual in custody that is believed to be the driver of the semi-truck and will be facing state and federal charges, McManus said.

Global News Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces
Author: 0 Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces

An errant United States airstrike confirmed by the Pentagon killed 12 Afghan police officers and wounded two others, Helmand provincial police chief Abdul Ghafar Safi said Saturday. A government official said security authorities were investigating the incident and could not confirm that Mullah Haibatullah's son had been killed.

Global News Spicer resigns, Scaramucci to be White House communications director
Author: 0 Spicer resigns, Scaramucci to be White House communications director

Spicer's abrupt departure - which caught West Wing staffers by surprise - reflects the latest upheaval in a White House that has been beset by tumult and factions since the day Trump took office. The buyer group included a subsidiary of HNA Group, the Chinese conglomerate, as well as a firm called RON Transatlantic. Spicer, who displayed a sometimes-fiery and occasionally flustered demeanor in on-camera exchanges with reporters, became widely known, particularly through an impersonation by ...

Global News Venezuelans protest Maduro's bid to amend constitution
Author: 0 Venezuelans protest Maduro's bid to amend constitution

Thousands gathered in the capital Caracas on Saturday to march on the Supreme Court, but security forces blocked their way with armoured vehicles and riot shields. The opposition is boycotting that vote, calling it a sham meant to guarantee a majority for the unpopular Maduro. Maduro has accused demonstrators of seeking a coup with U.S.

Global News Qatar Blockade Cuts Into Saudi-Yemen Alliance
Author: 0 Qatar Blockade Cuts Into Saudi-Yemen Alliance

Earlier this month The Washington Post , citing USA intelligence officials, reported that the UAE may have been behind the hack. Tillerson spoke while meeting with the visiting foreign minister of Oman . The agreement is believed to provide for the stationing of two US Justice Department officials in the Qatari state prosecutor's office. In a move to counter their accusations of supporting terrorism, which it denies, Qatar has set rules for defining terrorism, freezing funding and ...

Global News Central Intelligence Agency stops delivering weapons to anti-Assad rebels
Author: 0 Central Intelligence Agency stops delivering weapons to anti-Assad rebels

The current situation in Syria could shed light on their understanding, as both the US -backed Kurdish groups and the Russian-backed Syrian army are fighting the terror groups without collision on the horizon, the Syrian expert noted. "I fear this policy will lead to giving yet another Arab capital - Damascus - to the Iranians", he said. The decision was "absolutely not a sop to the Russians", Thomas said.

Global News Trump Jr., Manafort in talks with Senate panel
Author: 0 Trump Jr., Manafort in talks with Senate panel

He tweeted that people are asking why what he calls "crimes" by election opponent Hillary Clinton and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey are not being investigated. Comey later testified to Congress that he had felt pressure from Trump over the investigation and, after he was dismissed, released memos of his encounters with Trump to the news media.

Global News Michael McKillop claims 1500m gold at World Championships
Author: 0 Michael McKillop claims 1500m gold at World Championships

On Friday evening, 39-year-old Alireza Mokhtari Hemami thrilled the spectators at Olympic Stadium in London, and recorded a throw of 8.35 meters in the final of men's shot put F53 competitions, and snatched the gold medal. Dalal managed to pull off a herculean effort to throw 19.02m thereby edging her Baharaini competitor Alomari Roba to a podium finish. Two days later, Amit Saroha added to the tally when he clinched silver medal in the club throw event in the F-51 category.

Global News Congress Reaches Deal on 'Sweeping' Russia Sanctions
Author: 0 Congress Reaches Deal on 'Sweeping' Russia Sanctions

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Saturday that he would have preferred the House adopt the upper chamber's bill but welcomed the effort. Steny Hoyer of Maryland said. In addition to the measures against Russian Federation, the bill includes new sanctions on Iran (over its ballistic-missile tests) and North Korea ( over its nuclear program ).

Global News Congress Defies Trump by Agreeing to New Sanctions Against Russia
Author: 0 Congress Defies Trump by Agreeing to New Sanctions Against Russia

An earlier form of the sanctions legislation had sailed through the Senate with a 97-2 vote last month. As reported in June, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed the bill S. As House Republican leaders like Ryan chafed at the suggestion that they were doing the White House's bidding by not taking up the measure immediately, the administration sought to pressure members by insisting that the legislation would unduly hamstring the president.

Global News House, Senate reach deal on sanctions for Russian Federation and Iran
Author: 0 House, Senate reach deal on sanctions for Russian Federation and Iran

It also includes a provision which, in more or less direct defiance of the White House's wishes, would hinder Trump from undoing the sanctions at a later date, requiring congressional approval to do so. "Given the many transgressions of Russian Federation, and President Trump's seeming inability to deal with them, a strong sanctions bill such as the one Democrats and Republicans have just agreed to is essential", Sen.

Global News United States blocks $350 million aid to Pakistan
Author: 0 United States blocks $350 million aid to Pakistan

A U.S. official quoted by Reuters said Friday that United States will withhold $50 million remaining in military reimbursements to Pakistan for fiscal year 2016 because Defense Secretary Jim Mattis believes that Islamabad has not done enough to blunt the Islamist militant Haqqani network.

Global News Rep. Hoyer says impasse over Russian Federation sanctions bill resolved
Author: 0 Rep. Hoyer says impasse over Russian Federation sanctions bill resolved

House Major Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Saturday released a scheduled of the chamber's legislative agenda for next week that shows the sanction will be rolled into one " Russia , Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Act". House leaders agreed to vote on an expanded version of the bill after incorporating a roster of sanctions aimed at freezing North Korea's nuclear program and draining the government of revenue it uses to fund it.

Global News New Zealand Floods: State Of Emergency Declared In Christchurch
Author: 0 New Zealand Floods: State Of Emergency Declared In Christchurch

Emergency workers reported that flooding hit its peak late Saturday and had receded slightly by the wee hours of Sunday, with further relief anticipated if rainfall peters out, as forecasts predict. "We only had time to grab one toy each, a change of clothes and our puppy before we left the house", she told the Guardian. There are reports people have been rescued after becoming trapped in cars in flood waters.

Global News Led coalition refusing to hit Nusra terrorists in Syria: Russia
Author: 0 Led coalition refusing to hit Nusra terrorists in Syria: Russia

Lavrov said that a fight was underway between US President Donald Trump and the political establishment in the country. In fact, it was those very same CIA-aided rebels who fought so courageously and so well that Assad had little choice but to turn to Russian Federation in 2015 and plead his case for more direct involvement.

Global News Watch Team Trump deny any collusion with the Russians
Author: 0 Watch Team Trump deny any collusion with the Russians

Jake Tapper showed video of Sessions saying--when he recused himself from the Russia probe--he "never had meetings with Russian operatives or Russian intermediaries about the Trump campaign". The White House said this week Trump would nominate Jon Huntsman as his new ambassador to Russian Federation. "This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russian Federation and its government's support for Mr.

Global News Russian envoy Sergey Kislyak ends tenure and returns to Moscow
Author: 0 Russian envoy Sergey Kislyak ends tenure and returns to Moscow

Russia's ambassador to Washington Sergei Kislyak, a key figure in ongoing USA investigations into Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, ended his tenure on Saturday. If true, it means that Jeff Sessions straightforwardly perjured himself during his confirmation hearings in January, then repeatedly lied when he tried to explain why he hadn't.

Global News A new turn as Trump ends ties with Syrian rebels
Author: 0 A new turn as Trump ends ties with Syrian rebels

The most recent talks in Kazakhstan this month between Russia , Turkey and Iran failed to iron out of the details of the four safe zones. The government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media said Hezbollah fighters and Syrian troops captured several strategic hills Saturday in areas between the Lebanese town of Arsal and the Syrian village of Fleeta.