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Jordan's King Abdullah To Visit Ramallah

During the talks, the King also highlighted the significance of working with the USA administration to advance the peace process and relaunch serious and effective negotiations between Palestine and Israel based on the two-state solution. Israel backed down and dismantled the metal detectors and barriers outside the holy site, with Muslim Palestinian leaders - not Abbas - calling off the boycott .

A Trump Supporter Sues Republicans For Not Repealing Obamacare

But so far Democrats have largely been excluded from the process. That's partly because tax reform would wipe away nearly all of the personal deductions - including the popular write-off for state and local taxes. That's a move that puts teacher-related jobs and expenses in jeopardy. But there have been conflicting signals in recent weeks from GOP lawmakers on this.

Palestinians attend Friday Prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque

The crisis erupted when Israel installed metal detectors at the site last month, after Arab gunmen killed two Israeli policemen there. Abdullah also "called for the commitment of US President Donald Trump to work to realise peace between Palestinians and Israelis".

Here's what Trump was up to Monday at his Bedminster golf course

To be fair, The Hill did confirm that there is work being done on the White House , including "the replacement of the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system", among other things. By my count, Trump criticized Obama at least a dozen times on Twitter from 2011-2012 on the issues of vacationing and golf . Meanwhile, a White House official said while the president enjoys staying at the White House , he often complains about the poor condition of the West Wing, CNN ...

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

CT Financial Advisors LLC boosted its position in Dunkin' Brands Group by 10.5% in the first quarter. The fund bought 3,725 shares of the restaurant operator's stock, valued at approximately $204,000. Dunkin' Brands Group had a negative return on equity of 133.92% and a net margin of 24.81%. Quarterly Revenue growth year over year is 0.5 Percent.

Korea to stop missile tests, resume talks

Wang said diplomatic and peaceful means were now necessary to avoid tensions and an escalation of the crisis. Chinese government vessels have repeatedly intruded into Japanese waters around the Senkaku Islands, a group of islets in the East China Sea that have always been administered by Japan but more recently been claimed by Beijing and Taiwan.

Ira Chernus: Democracy worked in health-care debate

Democrats won six Republican seats in the 2006 election. In the Senate, where Republicans now enjoy a 52-48 advantage over the Democrats (including the two Independents who caucus with the Democrats), only eight of the 33 Senate seats up in 2018 are held by Republicans.

Johnny Manziel Says Colin Kaepernick Should Be On NFL Roster

Not being good or committed enough are two of the most-used talking points when attempting to find reasons why former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned. Closing out his comments on the matter, Cole proceeded to ask concertgoers if they'd be supporting the team by attending games going forward. With regards to the upcoming National Football League season, Colin Kaepernick is still a sideline story.

Partial Lunar Eclipse to be Visible from All Places of India

The phenomenon, which will be the year's first properly visible lunar eclipse , will continue till 12.48 am. The Moon Joggers of Helena are sponsoring a " Total Eclipse of the Sun Run 5K and 10K ". August 21, the day of the eclipse. As the moon's shadow crosses the country, the volunteers will use identical telescopes to take photos of the corona .

Leaked government document 'directly contradicts' Trump on climate change, report says

It has been approved by the National Academy of Sciences and is awaiting approval by the Trump administration. A report compiled by scientists from 13 federal agencies revealed that the nation's average temperature had risen dramatically since 1980; it's "extremely likely" that accelerated rise in temperature can be attributed to human influence, the report claims.

Audio of Scaramucci's Obscene Rant Has Just Been Released

If it seems like only 11 days have passed since Anthony Scaramucci parried questions from reporters and praised Trump in a 37-minute charm offensive, that's because it really did last just 11 days. "Trump wrote an all caps tweet: 'IN AMERICA WE DON'T WORSHIP GOVERNMENT - WE WORSHIP GOD.' Though I think most of us will happily worship whichever one gets you out of office first".

ASEAN, China agree on disputed sea framework

China insists that a much-delayed code of conduct between it and ASEAN members over the disputed sea must not be legally binding, a demand to which Southeast Asian countries have so far acquiesced. However, the initial roadmap doesn't say whether the code of conduct will be legally binding or enforceable. Finalising the COC has acquired urgency following a series of confrontations between China and some of its smaller South-east Asian neighbours with competing claims to the South China Sea.

Fresenius Medical Care Corporation

Finally, Jefferies Group LLC set a €83.00 ($97.65) price target on Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. 6/12/2017 - Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 1,493,411 shares of the company's stock valued at $62,917,000 after buying an additional 161,262 shares during the last quarter.

United Nations approves new North Korea sanctions over missile tests

The centerpiece is a ban on North Korea exports of coal, iron, lead and seafood products - and a ban on all countries importing these products, estimated to be worth over $1 billion in hard currency. Chinese Foreign Minister Minister Wang Yi, arrives at the worldwide airport of Pasay to attend the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers meeting, metro Manila , Philippines August 5, 2017 .

ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarisation in South China Sea

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations foreign ministers, however, were split on an American proposal to suspend Pyongyang from the ASEAN Regional Forum, a 27-nation bloc that includes North Korea and its bitter adversaries the U.S., South Korea and Japan.

Kenyan People Should Work for Peaceful, Credible Election - Obama

Fears of widespread violence have been stoked by last month's brutal murder of a senior Kenyan election commission official and many other violent incidents, as well as concerns about fraud and voter-machine failure. He first visited his father's country in 1987, when he was in his 20s. Mr. Obama's Kenyan lineage also was at the center of the "birther" theory that he was not born in Hawaii as he claimed.

Arkansas prison back to normal operations

A group of approximately six inmates at a maximum security prison in Arkansas have taken control of part of the prison after stealing keys from correctional officers during recreation call on Monday afternoon, the Arkansas Department of Corrections said in a statement.

CPS Lays Off Nearly 1000 Employees Ahead of New School Year

The district later filed a lawsuit against Rauner and the state claiming discriminatory funding . CPS will host four job fairs for teachers and support staff in coming days. "You don't get a stable black population when you close down 50 schools and then begin to defund the rest of those schools that remain". "Our children, who desperately need those adults in their lives, are the ones who continue to suffer the most".

Storm Causes Damage In Salisbury, Residents Believe A Tornado Touched Down

Multiple Twitter users shared images of a auto that had been flipped, which they believed to be a result of the storm. Overturned cars had piled up in front of Cricket Wireless store. According to Meteorologist Bridget DeRosa of the National Weather Service, in Wakefield, VA, wind speeds and damage to an area are two factors that determine if a tornado happened.

Petition To Remove Convicted Youngstown State Football Player From Team

Richmond served close to a year in a juvenile detention center and was released in 2014 before returning to the Steubenville (Ohio) High School football team. The petition's goal is set at 7,500 supporters. But coach Pelini feels that Richmond has earned a chance to be on the team. Speaking with WFMJ , the coach said that Richmond was allowed to join the team under "certain stipulations", which he apparently met.

Procession planned for firefighter

Witham, a firefighter with the Vista Grande Hotshot crew in California, died August 2 when he was struck by a falling tree while assigned to the Lolo Peak fire. He previously was a member of Tahquitz Hand Crew and a firefighter with an engine crew. The body of California Hotshot Brent Witham will be transported to the Missoula Airport Monday morning in a procession that begins at 9 a.m.in Missoula.

ASEAN, China may start negotiating South China Sea code this year

Southeast Asian nations agreed with China on Sunday to endorse a framework for a maritime code of conduct that would govern behavior in disputed waters of the South China Sea, a small step forward in a negotiation that has lasted well over a decade, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Health Dept. reports new West Nile case in Hinds Co. resident

The Department of Health Services has monitored the spread of West Nile virus since 2001 among wild birds, horses, mosquitoes and people. "Based on the surveillance data, it is reasonable to assume that mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus are also present in other Richmond communities", the notice states.

PHX woman sentenced to death for Ame Deal murder

Allen becomes the third woman and 120th inmate on Arizona's Death Row . Although she was sentenced to death, executions are on hold in Arizona because drugs for lethal injections aren't available. The Allens punished Deal because the young girl took a Popsicle from the freezer without permission, the Phoenix New Times reported. Allen's husband, John Allen, 29, is scheduled to go on trial October 9.

USA calls for legally binding code of conduct in South China Sea

The South China Sea has always been the most divisive issue for ASEAN, with China's influence looming large over its activities. They urged China and the Philippines to abide by last year's global arbitration ruling, which invalidated China's claim to nearly the entire South China Sea, where more than US$3 trillion (S$4.1 trillion) worth of sea-borne goods passes every year.

Agriculture secretary visits Iowa, touts need for farmers

Perdue said farm labor and immigration reform are among the top issues in US agriculture, and he's gathering ideas to bring before Congress about how to improve the guest worker visa program, which is of great concern to many dairy farmers.

Sturgis Rally opens more quietly than past two years

Normally there is just over 6,000 people who live in Sturgis, but during rally week the numbers for the area balloon to around 500,000. Wyoming averages three motorcycle fatalities per year during the Sturgis rally alone. He was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene. Two men suffered life-threatening injuries in crashes Sunday on Interstate 90. Public-safety officials said that bikers should travel at lower speeds since many rally attendees aren't used to some of the ...

Unemployment rate unchanged at 27.7%

The latest Stats SA figures puts the number of unemployed at 6.2 million people or about a quarter of the population capable of working. The labor force participation rate dropped to 59.9 percent in the second quarter from 60.5 percent in the preceding quarter.

SEA countries feud over China sea claims

Since a year ago, tensions in the South China Sea have been ratcheted down due to the dedicated efforts of China and ASEAN to resolve their differences through dialogue, and both sides have been seeking to expand and deepen their cooperation.

ASEAN hits China's reclamations, militarization

Analysts and some ASEAN diplomats worry that China's sudden support for negotiating a code of conduct is a ploy to buy time to further boost its military capability. A Southeast Asian diplomat told the AP on Sunday that Vietnam had pushed for stronger language despite opposition from numerous ministers, whose countries rely heavily on China for trade and investment.

GOP donor sues party for fraud over Obamacare repeal

He rejected criticism from Democratic Party officials that he betrayed the party. While the survey found that Trump's support was waning in the 50 Democratic-leaning swing districts, he remained popular in the 50 Republican-leaning swing districts.

Turkish soldiers hold exercises in Qatar

This week's joint exercises come against the backdrop of a two-month embargo on Qatar imposed by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. Qatar hosts the region's largest US military base, where 11,000 Americans work. The two countries held a joint military exercise on Monday. The manoeuvres are aimed at preparing Qatar's armed forces to defend "vital economic, strategic and infrastructure facilities", state-owned newspaper Al Sharq reported .

Remains of 9/11 victim identified almost 16 years later

It is the first new identification made since March 2015 . The victim, a male whose name is being withheld at the request of his family, is the 1,641st person to be identified in the attacks that killed 2,753 people in total. The process involves pulverising the fragments of remains to extract DNA, then comparing it to the collection of genetic material from victims or their relatives.

J&K: LeT terrorist killed in encounter in Pulwama district

The official said that Awantipora Police, 50 RR and CRPF jointly participated in the encounter in which the LeT militant, identified as Umer of Pakistan , was killed . Government forces, in retaliation, used teargas shells to disperse the protesters who were trying to move closer to the encounter site. Meanwhile, life also remained affected due to a shutdown in Sopore and Hajin areas of north Kashmir on the second consecutive day today to mourn the death of three militants in a gunfight ...

Lavrov: Russia, Turkey, Iran to Meet in Tehran on August 8-9

On Sunday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also said there will be a meeting in Tehran on Syria. Syria has been suffering from the armed conflict since March of 2011, which, according to the United Nations, has claimed over 500,000 lives.

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