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Relocation of USA embassy to Jerusalem heightens tensions - AU

Since the protests began, Israeli forces have killed more than 100 Palestinians , according to the Palestinian Health Ministry, sparking worldwide outrage, particularly over the deaths of unarmed protesters and journalists. French President Emmanuel Macron also condemned "the violence of the Israeli forces against protesters". Haley was a rare voice slamming the Hamas terror group and speaking out in favor of Israel at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council called over Monday's ...

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Crude oil prices to trade sideways today: Angel Commodities

The XLE dropped 4% in 2017, severely underperforming the S&P 500 index, which gained 19% a year ago. "Looking into the next 18 months, we expect global oil supply to demand balances to tighten driven by the ongoing collapse in Venezuelan output".

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Palestinians Killed In Gaza Protests Ahead Of US Embassy Opening

Israel says that Hamas is using the demonstrations as a cover to carry out attacks, pointing out that some of those killed are known militants. There have already been weeks of protests and clashes alongside the Gaza border, with 54 Palestinians killed by Israeli hearth there since March 30.

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Raazi Review: Does Alia Bhatt Starrer Makes for a Gripping Watch?

It is gripping and high on emotions. With only months to live, Hidayat passes the "spying" baton to his daughter Sehmat by promising her in marriage to Brigadier Syed's youngest son, Iqbal ( Vicky Kaushal ). Her innocence, naturalistic portrayal and breakdown is beyond imagination. Though Meghna's comments on war, cross-border activities are very simplistic and obvious, she reinforces them for us with stretched scenes.

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Iranians protest Trump's decision on nuclear deal, fearing renewed sanctions

In 1956, the Eisenhower Administration balked at supporting the Anglo-French military takeover of the Suez Canal. It is shaping up as a discussion that will expose a major cleavage between the USA and its G7 partners. The White House said new sanctions could be imposed on Iran probably next week at the earliest, ensuring that nuclear weapons are not developed. European oil companies are not ruling out reducing Iranian oil imports after the threat of new US sanctions, with some expecting ...

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Modi, Oli jointly inaugurate direct bus service between India and Nepal

Foreign secretaries of both the countries would take initiatives to resolve the issues, said Oli. Mr Modi stated that India will continue to remain a steadfast partner of the neighbouring country to implement its vision of "Samriddha Nepal, Sukhi Nepali".

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Malaysian king to pardon jailed Opposition icon

Their relationship has loomed large over the Malaysian political landscape for decades. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's king has agreed to pardon jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim , the newly installed prime minister said Friday, in the latest dramatic development after the opposition toppled the long-ruling regime.

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International Community reacts to Trump's Iran decision

French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel all urged President Trump to stay the deal . Washington's actions were "flagrantly trampling on the norms of global law", Russia's foreign ministry said. The exhortation from Khamenei, who has the final say on all state matters, follows a pattern of Iranian leaders declaring their nation's ability to resist foreign pressure or interference.

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Cheney Endorses Haspel and a Return to Torture

The very senior Senator from California, Dianne Feinstein, was more pleasant but was corrected several times by Haspel because Feinstein's "facts" were out of date and inaccurate. Pointing to a separate incident, Cindy McCain also called out Fox Business' Charles V. Payne , after one of his guests made an equally atrocious remark about her ailing husband on Fox Business on Thursday.

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Malaysia's opposition alliance wins historic election

Vote tally released by the Malaysian Election Commission on Thursday showed that the opposition alliance Pakatan Harapan (PH), led by former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, obtained a simple majority, 113 seats out of the 222 seats of the parliament's lower house, enough for them to form the federal government.

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Hezbollah, Allies Set to Be Largest Bloc in Lebanon

BEIRUT-Hezbollah and its allies have won a small majority of seats in Lebanon's first parliamentary election in almost a decade, the militia and political group said , boosting its influence and giving its patron Iran greater sway over the country.

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Oil prices push higher after U.S. walks away from Iran nuclear deal

Trump officially pulled the United States out of a nuclear deal with Iran that he has long derided as a bad arrangement, despite pleas from European allies to remain in the accord. Many say they have not seen any benefits from the nuclear deal. On the other hand, general instability in the Mideast should support oil prices (there's that ladder again).

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Sample Ballots: 2018 Alabama Primary Election

Senate primary was happening. Bersih protesters also complained about the high cost of mailing their ballots home, ranging from £24 to £80 (US$32-108). "This will make it much easier to get voters to the correct location". Satellite site voting ended Friday at 6 p.m. The County Clerk's Office is located in Room 1020 of the County Administration Building located at 501 Low Gap Road, Ukiah.

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani issues warning to U.S. over nuclear deal

After Trump's tweet on Monday morning, a Kerry spokesman provided a statement defending Kerry's efforts. "Today we are telling the world that if you are anxious about Iran's access to nuclear bomb, we have completely allayed this concern in the JCPOA and the deal ensures that Iran does not seek nuclear weapons".

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Stormy Daniels plays cameo role in Trump comedy sketch

He specifically called it "a nuisance payment". Days before the presidential elections, Daniels received Dollars 130,000 from Trump's personal attorney Cohen so as not to go public with her alleged intimate encounter with Trump years ago.

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Trump contradicts Giuliani over Stormy Daniels

Allen Weisselberg, the chief financial officer of the Trump Organisation, has known since previous year the details of how Cohen was being reimbursed, which was mainly through payments of $35,000 per month from the trust that contains the President's personal fortune, according to two persons with knowledge of the arrangement.

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Trump to NRA: We Must Arm Teachers

The US President reiterated his call at the National Rifle Association convention insisting mass shootings occur in places where guns are banned. The crowd responded by cheering and shouting USA! USA! Kasky brought up the shady corporations that were set up for the NRA that allowed them to accept funding from Russian donors that ultimately got funneled into the 2016 election into Trump.

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Sanders: I didn't know about Trump's 'hush money' payment

And: " Then there probably were other things of a personal nature that Michael took care of, for which the president would have always trusted him as his lawyer, as my clients do with me ". Daniels filed a lawsuit against the president on Monday for defamation after he trashed her claim that she had been threatened by a man representing Trump in 2011.

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UN Chief Warns Trump Not To Ditch Iran Nuclear Deal

China and Russian Federation also signed the deal. First of all, the Central Intelligence Agency and the White House knew already at the beginning of 2018 about the massive Mossad operation in Iran and the seizure of roughly 11,000 documents detailing Iran's secret nuclear weapons program.

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More Showers and Storms Today

Stay with the First Alert Weather Team for all the latest. If confirmed, the twister would be the first in the Sooner State in 2018. While the movement of the storms will be to the northeast, the entire line itself will gradually track to the east into the night and arriving into Mid-Missouri by 10 PM.

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Trump says Kim summit details to be unveiled within days

Also, the North Korean dictator admitted the possibility of renunciation of nuclear weapons in the case of providing the DPRK security guarantees from the United States and intensification of diplomatic contacts with Washington . Singapore is another option. The wealthy and glamorous city-state sits on the end of the Malay Peninsula and has often been seen as a gateway between Asia and the West.

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Israel Says Secret Files Show Iran Once Wanted A Nuclear Weapon

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman repeated Tuesday the analysis he gave to U.S. Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis last week in Washington: namely, that Israel has three problems: Iran, Iran and Iran. Iran, in a pact with the world powers, had agreed to halt its nuclear programme in return for an easing of economic sanctions on Tehran . The documentation gives the global community the ability to confront Iranian lies with truth regarding its nuclear ambitions, officials said.

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White Home claims 'clerical error' led to drastic change in Iran assertion

Former weapons inspectors say an apparent trove of information on Iran's nuclear weapons program will increase pressure for more intrusive inspections of its atomic sites. European allies, including Britain, France and Germany who signed the agreement along with Obama have been urging Trump to keep the deal in place. Israeli Ambassador to US Ron Dermer.

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New UK home secretary the son of immigrants

Laura Kuenssberg, the BBC's political editor, avoided saying Rudd had not been entirely truthful but put the matter quite elegantly: "Certainly there has been a mismatch between what she told MPs last week and the evidence that emerged". The Windrush scandal , said Rob Ford, a professor of politics at the University of Manchester , "highlights that, even with all of the toxic politics we've had around immigration in the country for well over a decade, there is a basic kind of gut-level sense ...

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New York Giants: Reaction to "Hog Mollie" Will Hernandez

With five signal-callers going in Round 1, the Giants had their choice of four of them if they wanted, with only No. 1 overall Baker Mayfield unattainable for them. This was an interesting move, especially for a team short on picks and one that took Webb in the third round past year. In three seasons, Barkley finished as Penn State's second all-time leading rusher with 3,843 yards, including 1,271 this past season when he scored 138 points.

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Trump warns Iran against restarting nuclear program

Trump set a deadline of May 12 to determine the fate of the current Iran deal . "No matter the decision now that President Trump will take, I would like us to work as from now on a new deal with four pillars, including what is already covered by the JCPOA".

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North-South Korea peace deal met with skepticism

It also carried the full text of the declaration . Kim and US President Donald Trump traded personal insults and threats of war, sending tensions soaring before Moon seized on the Winter Olympics to broker dialogue, beginning a dizzying whirl of diplomacy that led to Friday's meeting in the Demilitarized Zone.

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"We've only gotten half-truths", Lawmakers grill EPA Chief Scott Pruitt

If Pruitt does stay in the job, these Republicans will be useful allies. Pruitt said he was "not aware of the amount" of the raises and would not give a straight "yes" or "no" answer to whether he authorized them, but he admitted he authorized his chief of staff, Ryan Jackson, to sign off on the salary increases.

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Facebook Revenue Up 50% Despite Privacy Saga

Facebook said it now has 1.45 billion daily users, matching estimates on this key measure of engagement. "Globally, data on about 87 million people may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica with nearly 80% of users being in the USA, it had added, the data was allegedly used to influence the voters" psychology and maneuvering public opinion towards the Republican Party ( Donald Trump ).

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Forecast: Temps dip overnight; rain possible Friday afternoon

There is a breeze too, adding the extra chill. Chilly air works in on Saturday , with highs in the low 60s. This Afternoon: A second round of showers and thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and move southeast across the Big Country, bringing another round of rain to the region! Snow will transition back to rain by the mid to late morning hours.