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Trump, Abbas call for new start to Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

Hope that Trump will announce the relocation of the USA embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem was replaced with a less-ambitious goal of having the president make a reference recognizing Israel's right to the city. "From Bethlehem, the president moved on to Yad VaShem, Israel's memorial to victims of the ultimate act of mass terrorism, the Holocaust". To this day, the Old City of Jerusalem is div... [Full Article...]

Germany, France pledge new effort to strengthen eurozone

Germany, France pledge new effort to strengthen eurozone That contrasts with guarded comments by Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, a Christian Democrat, who said euro-area finance ministers were discussing the matter on Monday in Brussels. Macron's first full day in office. He stressed France's willingness to consider deeper reforms such as creating a finance minister for the 19-nation eurozone or a "European monetary fund", an idea which Mr Schaeu... [Full Article...]

Trump promises quick nomination of new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Trump promises quick nomination of new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Such a request would undermine the standing of the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief as an independent law enforcer and further fueled charges that Trump has overstepped the norms of his office. As CNN reported Friday evening, people familiar with Rosenstein's thinking say he doesn't see a need at this point for a special prosecutor. Trump fired Comey this past week. [Full Article...]

Assange still troubled despite dropped rape investigation

Assange still troubled despite dropped rape investigation Assange took refuge in Ecuador's Embassy in London in 2012 to escape extradition to Sweden to answer questions about sex-crime accusations from two women. Police say the next day he faces arrest for breaking the conditions of his bail. The authorities, however, said that they were not declaring Assange's innocence but instead conceding they could not leap the legal hurdles presented by Assang... [Full Article...]

Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground

As the first Latin American pontiff, Francis may also try to discuss with Trump the importance of issues facing that region. Trump, a Presbyterian, was in no hurry to meet the leader of the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, according to a senior Vatican official who asked not to be identified because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the issue. [Full Article...]

French president seeks to extend state of emergency

French president seeks to extend state of emergency French trade union bosses have urged President Macron to slow down his labour reforms, which are meant to make it easier to hire and fire staff, vary working hours and cap severance pay. Macron vowed to implement his labor plan by the end of summer, through a special procedure involving decrees, on condition the government gets parliamentary approval. [Full Article...]

Korea fires shots at N. Korea after object crosses border

Korea fires shots at N. Korea after object crosses border North Korea , which conducted two missile tests this month, has been ratchetting up military tension on the Korean Peninsula in defiance of global condemnation and sanctions. He said Japan is talking to the U.S., South Korea, and close neighbors Russian Federation and China to make sure pressure on the North is continued "and even strengthened so that North Korea will change its policy". [Full Article...]

Amazon Prime will now let you watch TV live

Amazon Prime will now let you watch TV live Head to Amazon Channels to check out its full range of channels, plus some examples of the kind of programmes you'll be able to squeeze in between Mr.Robot and The Man in the High Castle . Simon Pitts, ITV managing director, online, pay and interactive, said: "The ITV Hub is all about giving viewers more choice about how and when they access their favorite ITV shows, including watching without th... [Full Article...]

Chris Christie: I Wouldn't Have Let Michael Flynn In The White House

Chris Christie: I Wouldn't Have Let Michael Flynn In The White House Christie declined to elaborate on his reservations about Flynn, citing classified information. Christie reportedly clashed with Flynn, who was an adviser to Trump during the campaign a year ago. Flynn, Christie allowed, could "go on a tour" like the rest of the public. Chris Christie speaks at a news conference in his offices in Trenton, N.J., Monday. [Full Article...]

Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks

What he did cite repeatedly was Iran, along with his vow to prevent Iran not only from "possessing" nuclear weapons, but for speech and actions that call for Israel's destruction. The two leaders discussed ways to advance negotiations and considered how Arab states might support those negotiations. While both Netanyahu and Abbas have made positive noises about their readiness to negotiate, b... [Full Article...]

Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal

Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal Instead of a complete Israeli settlement construction freeze, the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah may be asked to accept a settlement slowdown, analysts say. "The issue of terrorism can not be solved through giving money to superpowers", Rouhani said, adding that his nation would "uproot terrorism" and bring stability to the region. [Full Article...]

Count continues in tight BC election race

Count continues in tight BC election race Update: The NDP has taken back the lead in Courtenay-Comox, one of the tightest races in the provincial election, but there are still hundreds of absentee ballots to be counted. No less than the fate of B.C.'s government hangs in the balance. "We're in discussions. I'm going to leave it at that". Listening attentively and then receiving a petition to that effect were MLAs-elect Carole James of ... [Full Article...]

UN Security Council Condemns North Korea Missile Test

The rocket, "newly designed in a Korean-style", flew 787 kilometers (490 miles) and reached a maximum altitude of 2,111 kilometers (1,310 miles), the North said, and "verified the homing feature of the warhead under the worst re-entry situation and accurate performance of detonation system". [Full Article...]

OPEC set to prolong oil cuts as delegates predict smooth meeting

Norway's Oil Ministry said later on Tuesday it had no plan to join cuts but had had a good dialog with OPEC. The tough choice, especially for those bearing the brunt of the cuts - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE and Iraq account for 80 per cent of Opec's, while Russia's are more than half of non-Opec cuts - is that their efforts may take even longer than nine more months to bear fruit. [Full Article...]

IKEA is Making HomeKit Smart Lights Affordable for Everyone

IKEA is Making HomeKit Smart Lights Affordable for Everyone The Trådfri smart lighting range (which means "wireless" in Swedish) hit IKEA stores in the United Kingdom last month, offering a variety of smart lightbulbs and panels, along with a range of accessories for dimming, sensing and remote control . [Full Article...]

China's Xi says Belt and Road needs to reject protectionism

China's Xi says Belt and Road needs to reject protectionism The two-day meeting included Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and presidents or prime ministers from Italy, Hungary, Greece, Kenya and most of China's Asian neighbors but no major Western leaders. [Full Article...]

Take Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ:TTWO) Stock Sentiment Improves

During the past six months, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Insight Capital Research And Mngmt Inc owns 34,211 shares or 0.9% of their United States portfolio. Cerner Corporation has a 21.25B market cap and its past year revenues were 4.92B. Current levels places Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted ... [Full Article...]

After long awaited talk - Chaffetz speaks to Comey

After long awaited talk - Chaffetz speaks to Comey Senator John McCain sharply disagreed with President Donald Trump reportedly telling Russian Former Minister Sergey Lavrov that former FBI Director James Comey was a 'nut job, ' saying he didn't understand the rationale for the comments and was incensed Lavrov was in the Oval Office in the first place. [Full Article...]

Comey agrees to testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify publicly before the Senate intelligence committee, committee leaders announced Friday. Mark Warner of Virginia, who head the Intelligence Committee, had previously invited Comey to speak in a closed session as part of the committee's own investigation into Russia's interference. [Full Article...]

That story about unaccompanied children at a Manchester Holiday Inn isn't true

That story about unaccompanied children at a Manchester Holiday Inn isn't true Although some parents were told they could find their kids there, the hotel later denied that it was watching dozens of children. The Good Samaritan, from West Dalton about 40 miles east of Manchester , then ushered them into a Holiday Inn and put out a message on Facebook. [Full Article...]


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