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Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at holy site

We wrote last week that anyone with even a basic understanding of the facts will find the Palestinian response to the metal detectors contemptible. The Prime Minister's Office denied that the decision was linked to Jordan's release of the Israeli security guard who was stabbed in the embassy compound on Sunday and shot and killed his assailant and another person at the scene.

Legendary Indigenous Musician G. Yunupingu Dies Aged 46

Two of our tallest trees have fallen in the space of a few days. Vale Dr G Yunupingu ". The most recent post on the singer's Facebook page said the musician had been listening to audio from the film, scheduled to debut August 19. In 2011 Yunupingu was featured on the cover of Rolling Stone as "Australia's most important voice". Yunupingu's record label, Skinnyfish Music, said he was "one of the most important figures in Australian music history".

Dallas home price gains dip in latest Case-Shiller comparison

As of May, home prices had increased on a year-over-year basis for 19 straight months. Economists surveyed by Thomson Reuters estimated the Case-Shiller 20 city composite would report a year-over-year gain of 5.8 percent in the month. Seattle and Portland have seen the biggest increase in home prices among 20 of the largest metropolitan areas nationwide. The proportion of owner-occupied homes is lower than the national average in all three cities, with San Francisco being the lowest at 36 ...

Fifth Harmony's New Album Gets Title & Release Date

With most of the album co-written by Ally, Dinah, Lauren and Normani, listeners will get a sense of the girls' individuality as artists, in addition to showcasing the confident and empowering collective voice of Fifth Harmony that fans know and love.

High hopes for health care, tax reform dwindle

However, there are concerns that the final legislation voted on in the Senate will not include pro-life provisions. During my forty years in public office, including 17 years here in the United States Senate, I have never seen anything like what happened today.

Russian pranksters get the best of Rick Perry

The conversation, which lasted about 20 minutes, came just weeks after Perry met with Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko . The pranksters - Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov - told Perry about a new biofuel that combined home-brewed alcohol and pig manure, and he discussed the US decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord.

RFU statement over Women's contracts

The governing body has confirmed contracts for the 15-a-side game will expire after next month's tournament in Ireland because the focus will shift to sevens. So, while everyone is getting excitable about it on the outside, we already knew the situation and we have two weeks to the World Cup. "I think it's a bit of a misunderstanding in some ways - they don't understand the investment that's going into the game in the next year".

Hezbollah Making Advances at Syria-Lebanon Border

Earlier on Saturday, Hezbollah continued its military campaign aimed at liberating Qalamoun-Arsal barrens from the terrorist groups, mainly including al-Qaeda branch in Syria al-Nusra Front. LEBANON'S militant group Hezbollah resumed its offensive against Syrian rebel fighters near the Syrian border yesterday after the extremists killed a negotiator.

'Jeff Sessions discussed Trump campaign with Russian ambassador'

It has not been a particularly fun week for Attorney General Jeff Sessions , D.C.'s controversial Confederate monument that appears to be slated for removal in the short- to medium-term future. "I then have - which, frankly, I think is very unfair to the president". In May, Trump fired FBI director James Comey over the bureau's investigation into Russian Federation.

Amazon to double R&D staff in London as it opens new headquarters

Amazon has said it will double its number of research and development roles in London as it opens a new United Kingdom head office boosting its overall workforce with 5,000 new jobs across the country this year. Principal Place will also house other corporate roles from across the company, and it is part of Amazon's investment in the United Kingdom, whereby the company has pumped more than £6.4 billion in building and running its operations here since 2010.

4 world records fall on 3rd day of swimming worlds

Around this time a year ago, Kylie Masse might not have pictured herself as a world champion and record holder. "After the Olympics I just gained a lot more confidence in myself and experience", said Masse. The five-time Olympic champion clocked 15:31.82 to win by 19 seconds at the Danube Arena. Canada had three other women in action on Day 3, highlighted by Kierra Smith of Kelowna, B.C.

James Paxton shuts down Red Sox for 10th win Monday

The 10 strikeouts were a season-high. "It's pretty cool", Paxton said of his fan club. The M's definitely got the statement they needed. "The Maple Grove" has had more humble beginnings. Danny Valencia had an RBI double in the fourth inning. But Paxton struck out Andrew Benitendi and Dustin Pedroia to retire the side. But again Paxton quickly struck down the uprising, striking out Young and then on what proved to be his last pitch of the night, a 97 miles per hour fastball, getting a ...

Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance

On Tuesday, Wafa reiterated its commitment to rejecting any new security measures at the mosque compound, even after the removal of the metal detectors, stating that "Palestinians in Jerusalem rejected the new announcement, calling such plans another Israeli trick".

The Australian dollar fell on weak inflation data

Core inflation rose by 0.5% in the quarter, in line with the expectations of economists. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to its price, rose almost 1 basis point to 2.70 percent, the yield on 15-year note remained tad higher by 1/2 basis point at 2.99 percent and the yield on short-term 2-year traded almost flat at 1.85 percent by 03:10 GMT.

Teacher Won't Answer Immigration Questions, Gets Detained

Parmely was stopped at a checkpoint in New Mexico , where she was asked about her citizenship status. As she wasn't crossing a border between countries, Parmely didn't think that there was any need to answer the question. 'So if I have an accent, and I'm brown, can I just say, "Yes", and go ahead or do I have to prove it? Parmely later added that the border patrol agents showed fascist tendencies.

Axe on roof of vehicle leads to arrest in Wyoming County

Not only that but there was an ax stuck in the roof. The suspicious vehicle was towed. He was taken to the Sheriff's Department, where a drug recognition expert found that he was "impaired by multiple different drug categories". Price was arraigned in the Town of Gainesville Court on $10,000.00 cash bail or $20,000.00 bond. There was no information available about a lawyer for Price.

Massive Price for Spyder Tamil Rights

Spyder marks the first-time collaboration of Murugadoss and Mahesh Babu , and the film will have a simultaneous release in Hindi and Malayalam as well. What makes this project interesting and has the audience rooting for it is the combination of the Mahesh Babu and Murugadoss. In the film, Mahesh plays an intelligence bureau officer and it is said that he performed most of the stunts sans a body double, leaving everybody on the sets stunned with his commitment.

Louisiana's United States senators support start of health care debate

The Senate changed course last week after U.S. Sen. In a statement, Cassidy described the vote as a "first step". Replicating this model across the US could improve public health while making the system economically sustainable. "We urge you to be mindful of the needs of all of our people and the call to the common good", the letter said, concluding: "Vote no on the BCRA".

Waqf to meet for discussions on removal of Temple Mount metal detectors

Jordanian authorities wanted to question an Israeli security guard who Israel said shot dead a Jordanian who had attacked him with a screwdriver in a residence next to the embassy. "We condemn all Israeli measures that deprive the Palestinian people of their right to perform acts of worship and reject all obstacles that prevent worship, which is the right of all worldwide conventions".

Naked Chicago man 'high on drugs' cuts off own penis

A crazed naked man was caught on video in a Chicago neighborhood as he rushed at police officers who zapped him with a Taser - against the advice of at least one eyewitness, who implored the cops to open fire. He also accused the man of breaking windows on a vehicle. The man is seen falling to the ground and laying on the street as the video ends. He walked to up people behind a metal gate and started cursing and yelling, while the bystanders asked him to call down.

Wasserman Schultz IT Aide Arrested Trying to Flee US

The Capitol Police confronted her at the airport but could not stop her. "U.S. Customs and Border Protection conducted a search of Alvi's bags immediately prior to her boarding the plane and located a total of $12,400.00 in U.S. According to that report, the Awans had rented their former Washington, DC-area residence to a family while they departed for parts unknown. Because the property was not his primary place of residence, using the loan for that objective went against the credit union's ...

Pharmacology profs call drug in OH execution 'unsuitable'

His state-sanctioned killing was as much scientific experiment as it was misguided sense of justice, as it involved a new and untested combination of drugs. The three and a half year halt to executions began after the death of Dennis McGuire in 2014. The now 43-year-old has been on death row for 23 years.

Fredette signs 2-year deal to stay in China

Former BYU standout Jimmer Fredette has agreed to a new deal to remain with the Shanghai Sharks, a source told ESPN . Fredette quickly became a fan favorite in Shanghai, and was nicknamed "Jimo Dashen", which translated roughly means the "Lonely Master".

Israel Dismantles Controversial Metal Detectors At Jerusalem Holy Site

Israeli police said they were investigating the charge. "We have no issues with the houses of worship of Christians or Jews". Dozens of Muslims have prayed in the street outside a major Jerusalem shrine, heeding a call by clerics not to enter the site until a dispute with Israel over security arrangements is settled.

Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors after cabinet vote

It has triggered major confrontations in the past. During the closed meeting, Mladenov urged council members to use their influence with Israel and the Palestinians to encourage them to de-escalate tensions and to preserve access for worshippers.

Texas citizen arrests drunk driver

As the sun set over River Oaks, Texas last Saturday, the scene on the road in front of Alejandro Fernandez and his family was anything but picturesque. Police identified the accused driver as Sirkon Ash, 28, of Houston . "I saw a whole bunch of families here with their kids", Fernandez said. Ash tries to get away, but he backs right into a truck.

Nicholas Hoult in Early Talks to Play Young JRR Tolkien

Tolkien served in the British armed forces from 1916 - 1920, then wrote the two novels while working at Pembroke College. There's been a number of attempts to get a biopic of the Lord of the Rings author off the ground, with one biopic focusing on the relationship between Tolkien and Chronicles Of Narnia C.S.

Children among dead in USA truck

Bradley, whose criminal history includes a conviction in a felony domestic violence case, told Rose that he'd stopped his truck at a Walmart in San Antonio and went inside to use the bathroom. Numerous several dozen survivors are in dire condition, suffering from heatstroke and dehydration after being trapped in the sweltering truck overnight.

Calls for inquiry after Murray revelations

One of these toolkit measures is a project to protect environmental flows in the Barwon-Darling. However, the Federal Government is taking a more circumspect approach to the growing scandal. Mr Joyce is yet to respond to the Four Corners story, but has said the issue is a state matter. "I'm disgusted that rich corporate cotton growers upstream have taken water that was meant for the environmental survival of the Murray Darling".

Venezuela's opposition party calls for two-day strike

Jesus Rojas Torres and Zuleima Gonzalez were taken into custody by SEBIN agents in Anzoategui , a state in northeastern Venezuela, the National Assembly announced on its Twitter account. Maduro's supporters swayed to the remix dressed in matching T-shirts and baseball caps that brandished campaign slogans. the Associated Press said.

China Accuses India Of 'Abusing' Trade Remedy Measures

Addressing a seminar in New Delhi, Lt. Gen. Chand said: "On the north, we have China which has a large landmass, huge resources and a large standing Army..." "The blatant move, which tramples on global law, shows that India has stood ready to maximize its interests on the border issue at the cost of its relations with China and it would store up troubles for the development of China-India relations and the work of border controls in the future", Xinhua said.

Paul Ryan sticks up for Robert Mueller amid Russian Federation probe

Senator Susan Collins, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, made the comments in a Sunday interview with CBS' Face the Nation , in which she was asked about the ongoing investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the us election.

Newspaper: COAS, US commander agree to work for regional stability

It seems the United States posture has nothing to do with what is happening on Afghan front and has much to do with new regional alignments as Washington is also including Indian interests and policy objectives in its on-going policy review for the region.

Israel issues new guidelines for banning boycott supporters

The five U.S. activists who were prohibited from flying to Israel on Monday were travelling with an interfaith delegation that aims to meet with religious leaders in both Israel and Palestine. This may be the first time where people have not been allowed entry due to their stance on the boycott. So will prominent individual activists who "consistently" support BDS.

UN talks set for Monday on Israeli-Palestinian unrest: Diplomats

On that day, three Arab gunmen opened fire from the shrine at Israeli police guards, killing two before being shot dead. A similar wave of violence broke out in September 2015 over Palestinian claims of Israeli encroachment on the holy site.

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