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After "Vile" Speech, It's Time for Abbas To Go

After The U.N.'s special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, Nickolay Mladenov, said in a statement that "leaders have an obligation to confront anti-Semitism everywhere and always, not perpetuate the conspiracy theories that fuel it". [Full Article...]

Black men arrested in Starbucks in Philadelphia settle legal claims

Black men arrested in Starbucks in Philadelphia settle legal claims The men's lawyer and Mayor Jim Kenney detailed the agreement to the Associated Press . On April 12, both Mr. Nelson and Mr. Robinson were sitting at a Starbucks at Philadelphia's Heart City area. Johnson, " the company's leader executive order, released a announcement by he called the arrests a "reprehensible outcome. Starbucks Corp. has already announced it will require over 8,000 ... [Full Article...]

Trump reimbursed lawyer for payment to porn star: Giuliani

To which Giuliani said: "Funneled it through the law firm, and the President repaid him". "He did know about the general arrangement that Michael would take care of things like this", he said when he revealed President Trump's agreement with Cohen. [Full Article...]

Tinder Fire in Arizona forces officials to order evacuations as wildfire grows

Tinder Fire in Arizona forces officials to order evacuations as wildfire grows Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey also declared an emergency, freeing up $200,000 in state funding to help with the wildfire. The Coconino County sheriff ordered evacuations in all of the Blue Ridge Tinder Fire-affected communities north, east and west of Highway 87, stated a Facebook post on Sunday evening. [Full Article...]

China trade spat 'inspired by evil practices,' says Ross

China trade spat 'inspired by evil practices,' says Ross USA officials are concerned about Beijing's "Made in China 2025" industrial policy which they see as a Chinese plan to dominate key high tech industries. A Chinese government official warned that Beijing will not negotiate on its core interests nor accept preconditions on any issues, including its "Made in China 2025" program to upgrade its domestic manufacturing base with more advanced produc... [Full Article...]

Trump slams leaked questions in Russian Federation probe

Trump slams leaked questions in Russian Federation probe The White House lawyer Ty Cobb is retiring at the end of the month. It's the latest shake-up for a legal team grappling with unresolved questions on how to protect the president from legal and political jeopardy in Mueller's Russian Federation probe, which is nearing its one-year anniversary. [Full Article...]

Facebook Tests Out New Hate Speech Button For Some Users

Facebook Tests Out New Hate Speech Button For Some Users Is Facebook stepping up its efforts to combat hate speech? And now Twitter is getting all the laughs over a Facebook hate speech update gone wrong. A spokesman provided the following comment:"This was an internal test we were working on to understand different types of speech, including speech we thought would not be hate". [Full Article...]

Roberto Mancini Set To Be Announced As New Italy Coach

Roberto Mancini Set To Be Announced As New Italy Coach It was reported over the weekend that Carlo Ancelotti had turned down the job, and both Gazzetta dello Sport and Corriere dello Sport said on Tuesday that Mancini had agreed to take over and help revive the fortunes of the national side. The Azzurri are without a coach after they made a decision to show Gian Piero Ventura the exit door following Italy's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup ... [Full Article...]

Omar Abdullah hopes Rahul Gandhi will take up PM Narendra Modi's challenge

Omar Abdullah hopes Rahul Gandhi will take up PM Narendra Modi's challenge Mr Modi was responding to Mr Gandhi's challenge earlier to allow him speak for 15 minutes in Parliament on various issues, including corruption. "How can a labourer like me sit before you?" "What is our status that we can sit with people like the Congress President who look down upon us", he asked. [Full Article...]

Fire weather watch issued for much of Minnesota

Fire weather watch issued for much of Minnesota Outdoor burning should be postponed as embers from the flames can quickly cause an organized burn to get out of control, officials said in issuing warnings on Monday. The Bruce Mound fire burned 89 acres. That, along with winds gusting to 30 miles per hour and the dry grass, leaves, and pine needles scattered across the state have created the ideal conditions for risky fires. [Full Article...]

PM sells Trans Mountain pipeline as Amazon announces expansion in Vancouver

PM sells Trans Mountain pipeline as Amazon announces expansion in Vancouver Retail giant Amazon plans to create 3,000 new jobs in Vancouver as part of a complex that will be built in a former downtown Canada Post plant, a landmark building in a city that is pushing to be a high-tech hub. Amazon now has 1,000 researchers and engineers in Vancouver. The company is expected to announce its second North American headquarters, dubbed HQ2, sometime this year, with Toronto a... [Full Article...]

Juror says Bill Cosby's own words led to his conviction

Juror says Bill Cosby's own words led to his conviction Not once were race or the #metoo movement ever discussed, nor did either factor into our decision, as implied in various media outlets. Following Thursday's (Apr. Kristen Feden and Stewart Ryan spoke to The Associated Press on Sunday about the almost three-year journey from reopening the case to last Thursday's verdict and how they restructured their approach after last year's hung jury. [Full Article...]

Comedian Michelle Wolf Rejects Criticism That She Mocked Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Looks

Comedian Michelle Wolf Rejects Criticism That She Mocked Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Looks But its organizers admit that it needs to be rethought in an age of increasing political polarization and constant attacks on the media . He said the comedian's insults remind him of what he hears regularly from a certain resident of the White House . [Full Article...]

Border fills to capacity as caravan of migrants arrives, officials say

Border fills to capacity as caravan of migrants arrives, officials say In past years, such caravans have called attention to the plight of migrants on a risky journey, but they often traveled in obscurity. In Honduras, a contested election sparked the worst political crisis in a decade a year ago. Organizers of the caravan expressed surprise that border inspectors were not ready to receive the group. "Hopefully the US will believe me", she says, "and let me in"... [Full Article...]

Awesome! Brazilian surfs record 80-foot wave in Portugal

Awesome! Brazilian surfs record 80-foot wave in Portugal Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa rides what has been judged the biggest wave ever surfed , at the Praia do Norte, or North beach, in Nazare , Portugal . "I got the bomb". I turned and I nearly fell, but then I got my feet again and went super fast. Koxa apparently had some company on his wave, although the bird flying alongside him wasn't honored. [Full Article...]

Syria strikes kill 26 fighters, mostly Iranians: Monitor

Syria strikes kill 26 fighters, mostly Iranians: Monitor The Syrian army said on Sunday that rockets had struck several military bases in the Hama and Aleppo countryside. "Iran supports and creates proxies around Israel". The strikes hit an arms depot and military compounds, causing an explosion so large that it triggered a 2.6 magnitude natural disaster. "The party attacked the stores of missiles demonstrates that she threw off the gloves". [Full Article...]

9 journalists among 20+ killed in twin bombings in Afghan capital

9 journalists among 20+ killed in twin bombings in Afghan capital Here, one of his photos from December 2016 shows a man through broken glass after a Taliban attack killed eight people in Kabul . And even as the Afghan capital reeled from Monday's assault, a suicide vehicle bombing a few hours later in the southern province of Kandahar killed 11 children , a police spokesman said. [Full Article...]

US Trade Delegation Will Head To China This Week

US Trade Delegation Will Head To China This Week As a last attempt to gain exemption from the tariffs and avoid a trade war between the European Union and the United States, several representatives from the European Union are taking action. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom has previously said tariffs could lead to a harsh retaliation that could see U.S. products such as motorbikes, whiskey, peanut butter and orange juice targeted. [Full Article...]

USA judge dismisses Manafort's civil case over Russian Federation probe

USA judge dismisses Manafort's civil case over Russian Federation probe The Associated Press reports that U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson has tossed out Manafort's civil suit that challenged Mueller's authority to charge him for crimes related to his work as a lobbyist for a Kremlin-connected Ukrainian politician. [Full Article...]

US Warns "Caravan" Migrants Against Entering Its Borders

US Warns Volunteers from US-based advocacy group Pueblos Sin Fronteras, which organized the caravan , addressed the migrants to discuss a plan to cross together the main pedestrian bridge into the United States on Sunday. The lawyers gave information about the US asylum process while the children of the mostly female migrants played. Tensions flared after a Mexican immigration official suggested... [Full Article...]


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