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Global News Trump calls Jeff Sessions 'beleaguered AG' in tweet
Author: 0 Trump calls Jeff Sessions 'beleaguered AG' in tweet

Trump's views on his attorney general have soured in the months since Sessions decided it was best to recuse himself from any investigations involving the Trump campaign, which he was closely associated with. "It's extremely unfair, and that's a mild word, to the president". The best thing you can say about Sessions at the end of this week is that he still has a job.

Global News OIC denounces Israel's closure of Al Aqsa Mosque
Author: 0 OIC denounces Israel's closure of Al Aqsa Mosque

But on top of the outbreak of violence mainly in the Jerusalem area, a Palestinian move on Friday by President Mahmoud Abbas to suspend official contacts and worldwide criticism put pressure on Israel. The king called on Mr Netanyahu to remove the metal detectors. There were many other threats of holy war against the Jews incited not just by Palestinians, but also by other Muslim leaders around the world.

Global News Trump renews attacks on own attorney general
Author: 0 Trump renews attacks on own attorney general

Trump upbraided Sessions for the second straight morning on Twitter ― decrying the attorney general's "weak position" in failing to investigate Hillary Clinton or intelligence leakers ― and a week after expressing regret at nominating him in the first place.

Global News FMLN and Via Campesina Back Constituent Assembly in Venezuela
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Venezuela's majority-backed opposition is demanding Maduro abandon a Sunday election to create a controversial congress with powers to rewrite the country's constitution and override all other institutions. Inflation is projected to top 720 percent. This reaffirms the optionality of near-term regime change and no pre-emptive default with the bulky external debt payments of $3.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Global News Senate health care bill could cut $917M in federal funds for Kansas
Author: 0 Senate health care bill could cut $917M in federal funds for Kansas

The Senate changed course last week after U.S. Sen. The Alliance for a Healthy Kansas is a consumer-health advocacy group that has opposed the GOP healthcare plans. From there, he may first ask for a vote on the straight repeal of the Affordable Care Act . Or the Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act, which would effectively repeal the ACA, but not replace it? Almost every Republican senator "who will be voting on 2015 repeal voted for it when it came up during the Obama years, so it would be ...

Author: 0 EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (ENLK) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Sell"

Among 17 analysts covering Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM), 16 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Stifel Nicolaus raised shares of EnLink Midstream Partners, from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $18.00 price target for the company in a report on Friday, June 16th.

Global News Germany, France, Russia, agree on 'immediate measures' to stop fighting in Ukraine
Author: 0 Germany, France, Russia, agree on 'immediate measures' to stop fighting in Ukraine

On a visit to the Ukrainian-held town of Kramatorsk, 690 km (430 miles) southeast of Kiev, Volker said he would prepare a set of recommendations on how Washington can better engage with the peace process. Moscow denies direct involvement in the conflict. French President Emmanuel Macron will call the leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine today to discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine, his office said in a statement, as world powers step up efforts to try to end the violence in the region.

Global News Despacito singers slam Venezuela's president for 'illegal' use of song
Author: 0 Despacito singers slam Venezuela's president for 'illegal' use of song

KUALA LUMPUR| The song " Despacito ", interpreted in Spanish and full of sexual innuendo, has been forbidden on public channels in Malaysia, announced on Thursday that a top official of the muslim-majority countries. Millions of Venezuelans have been staging months of protests against Maduro, a former bus driver and union leader narrowly elected to replace the late Hugo Chavez in 2013.

Author: 0 What is the Trouble With Metal Detectors in Jerusalem's Old City?

Israel has removed metal detectors from outside a holy site in East Jerusalem after uproar from Palestinians over their recent introduction. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's office said that while the metal detectors would be removed, they would be replaced with "security inspection based on advanced technologies and other means".

Global News Cardinal Pell arrives at court to face assault charges
Author: 0 Cardinal Pell arrives at court to face assault charges

Cardinal George Pell has arrived at an Australian court, amid a large media scrum, to face charges of sexual assault. Security guards, wearing hi-vis vests, have been stationed on the court steps since very early on Wednesday. Australian media have extensively reported the charges against the Cardinal, as have The New York Times, The Washington Post and other newspapers across the USA, the United Kingdom and Europe; Time magazine; broadcasters CNN, NBC, the BBC and Al Jazeera.

Global News Snooty the Manatee died of drowning, according to necropsy
Author: 0 Snooty the Manatee died of drowning, according to necropsy

The man who started the petition has a specific replacement in mind: A statue of Snooty the manatee. "I propose that the negative symbol of racism and oppression ... "For a manatee as loved as he was in the community, it's incredible to see the support", he said. The school district collected name suggestions for the new school from March 9 to April 12.

Global News Libya's Rival Leaders Reported to Have Agreed on Ceasefire
Author: 0 Libya's Rival Leaders Reported to Have Agreed on Ceasefire

The road map calls for adhesion to the previously drafted Libya Political Agreement, which sets out a complicated governing formula with power to be shared by Mr Al Sarraj and the elected House of Representatives parliament in Tobruk, which now opposes him and supervises Field Marshal Haftar's Libyan National Army.

Global News Moschee, via i metal detector
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Gerusalemme . Centinaia di palestinesi sono stati feriti nell'ultima settimana, a Gerusalemme , in Cisgiordania e nella Striscia di Gaza, durante scontri e manifestazioni contro le nuove misure di sicurezza israeliane installate presso la moschea Al-Aqsa.

Global News Halamish terrorist's mother arrested on suspicion of inciting violence against Jews
Author: 0 Halamish terrorist's mother arrested on suspicion of inciting violence against Jews

The father of the 20-year-old Palestinian assailant says Saturday he believes his son was upset over the loss of Palestinian lives and wanted to protect the "honor" of the Jerusalem holy site. Lieberman said the attacker's home would be demolished swiftly. Bin said the attacker was wounded and evacuated to hospital. "We are witness to the pattern of vicious murder by the hands of Palestinians for the past century and instead of hearing condemnation from the Palestinian leadership we hear ...

Global News Woman Allegedly Tried To Kidnap Baby From Man Who Offered Her Ride
Author: 0 Woman Allegedly Tried To Kidnap Baby From Man Who Offered Her Ride

Shaw then told the driver that she was going to take his child and tried to unbuckle the baby while the auto was moving, police said. Prosecutors said that when the man pulled over, Shaw grabbed the child and ran off. According to WMUR9 , it didn't take long for Shaw to attempt to kidnap the man's 21-month-old baby from the back seat. Shaw is being charged with kidnapping, assault, resisting arrest and criminal mischief.

Global News Tottenham Hotspur vs. Roma, International Champions Cup 2017
Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur vs. Roma, International Champions Cup 2017

If you can't watch the match - due to the ungodly kick off time in England - check back on Wednesday morning as we'll have the full match report alongside all the goal highlights. Spurs are the only team in the top flight yet to make a signing this summer, with their most significant piece of business the £50million departure of Kyle Walker to Manchester City .

Global News Psychology group tells members it's okay to comment on President's mental health
Author: 0 Psychology group tells members it's okay to comment on President's mental health

Prudence Gourguechon and a psychiatrist in Chicago , told the STAT News website. Thus the Goldwater rule was established by the American Psychiatric Association in 1973. The rule represents sound psychiatric ethics, preserves the integrity of the profession, and respects the patients that our members serve. Others have noted the double standard mental health doctors face-a cardiologist, for example, can comment on a president's health if they were to have fainting episodes, STAT ...

Global News Israel Dismantles Controversial Metal Detectors At Jerusalem Holy Site
Author: 0 Israel Dismantles Controversial Metal Detectors At Jerusalem Holy Site

Clashes erupted between Israeli police and Palestinians in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras el Amud, outside Jerusalem's Old City, on July 21, 2017 . Over the weekend four Palestinians were killed during clashes with Israeli security forces and three Jewish settlers were killed by a knife-wielding Palestinian.

Author: 0 United Nations envoy: Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs'

Israel's Cabinet said that they have allocated around $28 million for equipment and more security at the site. Prayers have been held near an entrance to the complex. A Waqf spokesman said it was awaiting a decision of a technical committee but was demanding the situation revert to the way it was before the metal detectors were installed.

Author: 0 Metal detectors removed from holy site in Jerusalem

After it, the Israeli government ordered a 48-hour closure of the Haram al-Sharif compound, known to Israelis as the Temple Mount. The dispute started when Israel installed metal detectors at the entrance to the site on Sunday, following a shooting attack that killed three Israeli policemen last Friday.

Global News President Trump to speak at joint news conference with Lebanese prime minister
Author: 0 President Trump to speak at joint news conference with Lebanese prime minister

Hariri said Syrian refugees account for about 1.5 million, or one quarter, of Lebanon's population of about 6 million people. Hariri has had a roller coaster of a time as Prime Minister. would continue to provide humanitarian support to efforts in Lebanon. Trump also criticised Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and slammed his predecessor Barack Obama for not enforcing the " red line " when the previous administration did not strike the Syrian government for suspected use of chemical ...

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Author: 0 Netanyahu: "Close Cooperation" Led to Release of Israeli Embassy Staff From Jordan

The reports also say that a Jordanian man, owner of the apartment, was hit by gunfire inadvertently and later died. Jordan is now refusing to allow the wounded guard to leave for Israel, despite his diplomatic immunity. The incident comes at a time of escalated tensions between Israelis and Palestinians over newly-installed metal detectors at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa Mosque following an attack in which three armed Palestinians killed two Israeli policemen before being shot dead.

Global News Alice Cooper finds precious Warhol work in storage
Author: 0 Alice Cooper finds precious Warhol work in storage

Forty or so years ago, rock legend Alice Cooper and art legend Andy Warhol were both in New York City and spending a lot of time in the same place, including the legendary music club, Max's Kansas City. The Art Newspaper reported a green print of Little Electric Chair had been sold for $15,597,700 ($11.6 million USD) at an art auction in NY. In Cooper's version, the silver shades were replaced with obtrusive red and black shadows.

Global News State Department: Tillerson Does Not Want Out
Author: 0 State Department: Tillerson Does Not Want Out

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expressing growing frustration with the Trump administration and is weighing whether to step down from the post, according to a report from CNN . Officials who are "familiar with Tillerson conversations with friends outside Washington" admit the Secretary of State may simply be venting. Last Thursday, he met with the president, Defense Secretary James Mattis, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.

Global News Foreign Minister Denounces CIA Actions Against Venezuela
Author: 0 Foreign Minister Denounces CIA Actions Against Venezuela

They want free elections and an end to two decades of socialist rule. They were among 33 judges the opposition-led chamber last week named to the supreme court, creating a parallel body to the high court whose members have shown systematic loyalty to Maduro.

Global News Woman 'Slapped' Back Of Police Car Before Justine Damond Was Killed
Author: 0 Woman 'Slapped' Back Of Police Car Before Justine Damond Was Killed

The fatal officer-involved shooting death of an Australian woman in Minneapolis could factor into the city's looming mayoral election as police-community relations again spill into local politics. Officer Matthew Harrity has told investigators that he and Noor were " startled " by a loud noise before Noor opened fire on Damond though the open window of their squad auto.

Global News Video of Shark Dragging Behind Speeding Boat Sparks FWC Investigation
Author: 0 Video of Shark Dragging Behind Speeding Boat Sparks FWC Investigation

Video showing a shark being dragged behind a speeding boat has prompted an investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission , the Bradenton Herald reports. Individuals can choose to remain anonymous. Investigators said they don't know who originally posted the video, where it was shot, or what happened to the shark.

Author: 0 Ryan: We Weren't Elected To Defend Trump From Investigations

Mueller III. "I don't think many people are saying Bob Mueller is a person who's a biased partisan". Republican Senator Susan Collins said President Trump should "step back" and "not comment" on special counsel Robert Mueller who is overseeing the federal investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, during an interview on CBS " Face the Nation ".

Global News Knife-Wielding Man Shouts 'Allahu Akbar,' Arrested For Attacking Police In Spain
Author: 0 Knife-Wielding Man Shouts 'Allahu Akbar,' Arrested For Attacking Police In Spain

The incident happened at 7:35 a.m.at the Beni Enzar frontier gate, and a policeman was slightly injured after suffering a cut on one of his fingers, according to the ministry. Spanish police keep their distance before one officer runs up behind him and knocks him to the ground by hitting him with a white traffic barrier. Officers were then able to arrest him and take him to a local station.

Global News What we know just hours before the Senate's first health care vote
Author: 0 What we know just hours before the Senate's first health care vote

Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said last week that they would oppose Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. They each had stories of how Obamacare negatively affected them, whether through costly premiums, a lack of coverage in their area or trouble getting preexisting conditions covered.

Global News Night Shyamalan's stellat thriller
Author: 0 Night Shyamalan's stellat thriller "Glass"

Jackson in the film, a sequel to the 2000 thriller Unbreakable , which centered on a man (Willis) who learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident. Paulson is an Emmy and Golden Globe Award victor for her performance in American Crime Story: The People v. O. J. Simpson, which means she has what it takes to portray extraordinary characters in peculiar situations.

Global News Newborn abandoned in North California parking lot
Author: 0 Newborn abandoned in North California parking lot

Police said medical officials took the newborn to a local hospital where doctors noticed the infant had redness around the eye. In surveillance footage obtained by FOX 40 Sacramento , Daniel Mitchell, 18, was seen driving up to a parking spot in Suisun City, and opening the door to the back seat of his auto.

Global News United Kingdom minister says foreign worker agreement 'no huge deal' after Brexit
Author: 0 United Kingdom minister says foreign worker agreement 'no huge deal' after Brexit

Wrong - at least one Yank shares his optimism. As yesterday's row over chlorinated chicken showed, the trade negotiations will be a challenge when it comes to pleasing all sides. "That calls into question the whole of this government's strategy on a one-off trade deal with the United States, which sounds awfully like the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership to me", Corbyn said.

Global News Jared Kushner's Statement After Senate Intel Hearing
Author: 0 Jared Kushner's Statement After Senate Intel Hearing

Hours before he traveled to Capitol Hill for his session with the investigators, Kushner , a senior White House adviser, released a lengthy written statement explaining the objective of a number of contacts with Russians a year ago - meetings that have thrust him into the middle of a controversy that has engulfed the early months of the Trump administration.

Global News Migrant deal with Turkey working well, says European Union official
Author: 0 Migrant deal with Turkey working well, says European Union official

Erdogan has repeatedly lashed out at European countries including Germany in the past, accusing them of "Nazi-like" tactics when they prevented Turkish ministers from addressing rallies of expatriate Turks in Europe called to drum up support for the April 2016 referendum vote that expanded his powers.

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