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Israel to remove metal detectors from holy site of al-Aqsa

The violence came after new security measures were put in place at the Temple Mount, following an attack on July 14 that killed two Israeli police officers. "A resident from Qalqilya, 21, stabbed an Israeli in the neck with a knife", in the attack in Petah Tikva, they said in a statement. Sabri, the head of the Supreme Islamic Committee, says a lawyer on behalf of the Muslim administration of the holy site will be in touch with Israeli police to demand the changes.

Track & Field teams receive USTFCCCA All-Academic honors

Overall, 218 women's programs and 142 men's programs were honored. Bryan met the provisional qualifying standard for the outdoor 800-meter run, while Smith was a provisional qualifier for the 3000-meter steeplechase. The Lady Flames were 13th out of all the track & field programs in DII with a 3.52 GPA. The Wolf Pack achieved a 3.43 team GPA and was one of seven teams from the conference to earn the accolade.

Philip Hammond confirms United Kingdom will seek Brexit transitional deal

Sterling has steadied close to its highest levels in ten months against the dollar today after comments from United Kingdom finance minister Philip Hammond about a transitional leaving deal with the European Union. There have been other signs that the mood within government is shifting towards a more relaxed view on free movement. The British media reported that the final outcome of the report is not expected until September 2018, seven months before the end of the two-year negotiating ...

US Attorney General Says He's Not Quitting, Despite Trump Criticism

Sessions, a hardline conservative senator from Alabama, was the first senator to endorse Trump , at a time when he was still largely rejected by most Republicans. "If he was going to recuse himself, he should've told me prior to taking office and I would've, quite simply, picked somebody else", the President told the news conference.

Bill O'Reilly Says McCain Voted Against ObamaCare Repeal to Spite Trump

Senate Republicans failed to pass a healthcare bill Friday after three senators from the party voted against a "skinny" plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act . McCain, who had voted for a motion to proceed to the bill Tuesday after returning to Washington following surgery for a brain tumor, held out all day, including in a news conference where he criticized the partisan process that led to the after-midnight vote.

Priebus says Trump sought a different direction

Asked to comment on the changes, Trump told reporters traveling with him on Air Force One that Priebus is a "good man", and that Kelly is "respected by everybody". Rep. Peter King of NY sat across from the outgoing chief of staff on Air Force One's return flight to Washington and said Priebus "kept a poker face".

Neymar storms out of training after bust-up with teammate

Sounds like the end, right? The Brazilian has been reportedly offered a € 30-million-a-year deal as well €40 million in add-ons as soon as he signs with the Ligue 1 giants. Reports have subsequently emerged that the 25-year-old's planned promotional trip to Shanghai has been cancelled so he can "complete a transfer". Barça president Josep Maria Bartomeu admitted to the New York Times this week that while the club is desperate to keep him, Neymar's decision is entirely in his own hands.

White House Defends Donald Trump's High Energy Boy Scouts Speech

In regard to the content of Trump's speech, Stephenson continued that the BSA won't edit or censor any president, regardless of who it might be. The Monday Trump speech deviated significantly from Jamboree speeches given by his predecessors, politician who used the podium to speak of topics integral to the Boy Scouts , such as community service and personal values rather than divisive partisan politics.

Good dad films himself catching home run his son hit

Braheim thought his father had forgotten about his birthday, so he burst into tears at the surprise. Fast forward to the 2017 season, when Braheim took to the batters box and, bam, he hit a home run to deep center field with the bat he got previous year from his dad, ESPN reported .

Trump replaces White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus

Trump made the announcement via Twitter. Trump spoke briefly with the media on the tarmac, saying "Reince is a good man, John Kelly will do a fantastic job. "I resigned privately yesterday". She said it had nothing to do with Scaramucci. El secretario general de la Casa Blanca Reince Priebus habla con algunas personas en el Salón Este de la residencia presidencial, el 26 de julio de 2017.

Brooks Blasts McConnell, Offers Sessions Alabama Primary Spot

Brooks has sought attention this week, with his unique proposal to his primary rivals, his jabs at McConnell and the release of a controversial campaign commercial featuring the sound of gunshots captured during the June shooting that injured House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.).

US Senate blocks GOP health bill, scuttling bid to repeal Obamacare

Ryan issued a statement saying he would go to conference, but didn't guarantee there wouldn't be a vote on a Senate-passed "skinny bill". " Susan Collins of ME, left, and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska were the other Republicans to vote "no" on the " skinny repeal " amendment".

DPS retracts plan to charge for forensic testing

Greg Abbott on Friday rescinded a cost-cutting measure requiring city and county police agencies pay for forensic testing at state crime labs, following a week of criticism and concern by Texas prosecutors and law officials. (DPS) crime lab. DPS' crime lab is vital to the public safety of Texas. DPS notified agencies including the Hood County Sheriff's Office, Hood County District Attorney's Office and Granbury Police Department on July 20 that it meant to begin charging for lab work on ...

Neymar storms out of Barcelona training after bust-up with Semedo

PSG remain confident of signing the 25-year-old, having held talks with Barcelona officials last week over the structure of the £196 million (S$348 million) fee. Sadly you can't just pack it in and storm off when we're not feeling it like a child might, but millionaire footballer Neymar can. He still has four years of his contract, so nothing else to say.

Trump replaces chief of staff Reince Priebus after six-month run

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 28, 2017I would like to thank Reince Priebus for his service and dedication to his country. In Scaramucci's view, the fact that word of the dinner had reached a reporter was evidence that his rivals in the West Wing, particularly Reince Priebus , the White House chief of staff, were plotting against him....

Scaramucci Threatens White House Leakers

Kelly was one of a triumvirate of generals named by Trump to key Cabinet-level positions before his inauguration: Gen. James Mattis was named Secretary of Defense, and Gen. "I don't think that is adding stability to the White House and right now the White House needs a lot stability". In his previous role as RNC chairman, he acted as a bridge between the Republican nominee and a party establishment that was often uncomfortable with its own presidential standard-bearer.

Arab League urges Israel to learn lessons from Al-Aqsa crisis

The military said no soldiers were hurt in Friday's incident at the Gush Etzion Junction, a busy intersection south of Jerusalem that has been the site of multiple Palestinian attacks. The committee asserted that Israel is an apartheid state that enjoys no sovereignty over East Jerusalem or the Palestinian occupied land. Israel on Monday night said it would remove metal detectors around the Noble Sanctuary, home to the mosque, which led to a "day of rage" on Friday that left six people ...

Police and Family Fun at National Night Out on August 1

An image from last year's National Night Out celebrations. The kickoff event will feature children's activities, food and performances from local youth groups. Here's where the National Night Out festivities are taking place in Weber and Davis counties. National Night Out has proven to be an effective, cheap and enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our fight for a safer nation .

Neymar storms out of Barca training session after bust-up with teammate

According to the Daily Mail , the latest talks between the Gunners and their superstar have broken down, with Sanchez unlikely to sign a new deal. Several members of the Barcelona team rush towards the fracas, with Sergio Busquets holding Neymar back when he attempted to return to Semedo after the pair were separated.

Telefonica SA (NYSE:TEF) Sees Significantly Lower Trading Volume

A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the company. 573,109 shares of the stock traded hands. Telefonica Brasil had a net margin of 9.09% and a return on equity of 5.70%. Telefonica Brasil S.A had 6 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, June 13th. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in Telefonica Brasil during the second quarter valued at approximately $320,000.

Buy or Sell? What Analysts Recommends: Viacom, Inc. (VIAB), Morgan Stanley (MS)

Next quarter's EPS is estimated at $0.99 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $4.10. The business had revenue of $3.26 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.03 billion. First Mercantile Trust Co. increased its position in shares of Viacom by 56.9% in the first quarter. The share last price represents uptick move of 2.55% in value from company's 52-Week high price and shows 116.16% above change in value from its 52-Week low price.

US Senate sends Russian Federation sanctions bill to Trump

The sanctions package - which also contains measures aimed at Iran and North Korea - passed 419 to three on Tuesday after weeks of negotiations. When asked whether the Senate was prepared to override a veto, Corker said he thinks "the House and Senate both have spoken very strongly about how they feel about this piece of legislation".

Prison Escapee and Hostage Killed in Claiborne Parish

NBC 12 reports that shortly after taking the teen and her auto, Henderson crashed the vehicle in a remote wooded area north of the prison grounds. He allegedly stole the vehicle, took the lady hostage and later stabbed her to death. Henderson was serving time on one count each of attempted armed robbery, aggravated burglary, and cocaine distribution. As police apprehended him at the home, the suspect and the officers began shooting at each other, and Henderson was killed.

Brexit Transition Deal Will End By 2022, Says Philip Hammond

He says the transition should end before Britain's next election, scheduled for 2022. The minister's comments seem to contradict reports from senior cabinet sources in the Guardian that ministers were committed to a post-Brexit transition period that could see free movement continue for up to four years after Britain formally leaves the EU.

Manafort Talks With Senate Investigators to Discuss June 2016 Meeting With Russians

It said he was likely to be questioned about a June 2016 meeting in NY with a Russian lawyer. Manafort had previously disclosed the meeting in documents he turned over to the committee. Rinat Akhmetshin, a Russian American lobbyist who also attended the meeting, has said that Veselnitskaya left behind documents describing the information.

Trump unhappy with Priebus for not 'returning fire' at Scaramucci

This presumably means that Kelly will resign as Homeland Security Secretary , but the White House hasn't confirmed that this is the case. Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke echoed those comments , also tweeting that it was a "bad move by Trump".

Indrani set Sheena on fire: driver

He said that Mukerjea had told him to buy a 20-litre storage can, and to purchase prescription medicines from a pharmacy, and that a location near Pen district would be a good place to dispose Sheena's body; Mukerjea also bought two bags, three pairs of shoes (one pair women's shoes and two men's pairs) and two sarees, and then they went back home.

Evacuations lifted in southern France; fire risk still high

French authorities ordered the evacuation of up to 12,000 people around a picturesque hilltop town in the southern Cote d'Azur region as fires hopscotched around the Mediterranean coast for a third day Wednesday. "We need to find the persons responsible and punish them so that they don't do it again, because behind all this there are lives in danger, men who are working day and night, and they are putting their life in danger for the safety of others".

Venezuela protesters block Caracas streets in showdown with Maduro

Maduro's critics were planning to pile more pressure on the unpopular leftist leader by holding roadblocks across the nation dubbed "The Takeover of Venezuela" on Friday. Avianca officials said they were chartering planes to fly stranded passengers out of Venezuela. Some 70 percent of Venezuelans oppose plans for the constituent assembly, according to polling firm Datanalisis.

NHTSA expanding Ford SUV carbon monoxide investigation

Ford said in a statement a dedicated company team is working with police, NHTSA and others "to investigate reported issues and solve them". Numerous complaints came from police departments, which use the Police Interceptor version of the Explorer in patrol fleets.

Korea, US stage ballistic missile exercise

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has called a National Security Council meeting for 1 a.m. Saturday, his office said , and Abe also said a National Security Council meeting would be convened. He said Japan has lodged a strong protest with North Korea over the launch. The North on July 4 tested a Hwasong-14 ballistic missile can fly 7,000 to 8,000 km.

US Senate committee issues subpoena for Manafort: statement

Gallego said he has not approached Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) about the initiative. Citing an inspector general's report that found the Justice Department brought only seven criminal cases under the 1938 Foreign Agent Registration Act, with one conviction and two guilty pleas between 1966 and 2017, Grassley said "it's really it's non-enforcement of the law that concerns me".

Trump names Kelly as White House chief of staff, ousting Priebus

Trump said Kelly "has done an incredible job of secretary of homeland security". Trump has repeatedly praised Kelly for his operation of homeland security, including tighter border controls and a travel ban from six Muslim countries that is now the subject of a lawsuit.

Trump announces new chief of staff on Twitter

He is a Great American. Kelly has already been working in the Trump administration, serving as the secretary of homeland security . "He has been a true star of my Administration", the president tweeted. Priebus had worked against Scaramucci joining the administration when the NY hedge fund manager was first considered for an administration post and while the two attempted to put on a show of unity in Scaramucci's first days at the White House, it quickly became clear the two men would ...

Kensington Palace has released never-before-seen pictures of Princess Diana

Charles Spencer, Princess Diana's brother, revealed in a recent interview that over the past 20 years there have been four attempts of desecrating his sister's grave, wrote The Telegraph on Wednesday. "I thought it was a weird and cruel thing for them to be asked to do", he said . The People's Princess is seen sporting a leopard-skim swimsuit in Saint-Tropez, France, on July 17, 1997 during a relaxing getaway with Prince William and Harry.

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