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Arab gunmen kill 2 Israeli policemen at Jerusalem shrine

Netanyahu's statement came after three Palestinians opened fire on Israelis near the site, wounding three before fleeing into the compound where they were killed in a gunfight with security forces. Netanyahu instructed the site be gradually reopened starting Sunday, and dismissed allegations that he was seeking to change the long-held status quo at the site. Read More »

Is the shine off Emmanuel Macron?

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French President Emmanuel Macron (eh-mahn-yoo-EHL' mah-KROHN') is positioning himself as the indispensable intermediary between Europe and Donald Trump . The President last held a news conference a week ago in Warsaw following talks with the country's right-leaning leader. The greater risk is for Trump , said Thomas Gomart, director of the French Institute for International Relations. Read More »

Arsene Wenger ends Arsenal's hopes of landing Kylian Mbappe this summer

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It's certainly going to be interesting to see what decision Mbappe comes to but obviously it would be a sensational coup if Arsenal could somehow lure him to the Emirates this summer. Just over a year ago, Riyad Mahrez was easily one of the most wanted players in Europe, but he has now resigned to fact that a Premier League offer is very unlikely at this juncture. Read More »

South Africa 56-1 against England in 2nd Test

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Cook, who returned to the ranks having called time on his captaincy after a 4-0 series defeat in India over the winter, contributed an important 69 in the second innings before Moeen Ali completed his first Test 10-wicket match haul to put England ahead in the four-match series. Read More »

Ex-inmate misses job interview to save motorist

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After the bus driver refused to help, Tucker says he got off the bus and ran to help the 61-year-old driver. However, the bus driver was unfazed by the smoking auto and by Tucker's insistence to help. Tucker ended up missing his interview, of course, but his kindhearted, and perhaps lifesaving, actions have gotten him three job offers so far, in construction and at a rubber factory. Read More »

Tony Blair: Europe willing 'to accommodate Britain'

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In an essay for his own Institute for Global Change , Mr Blair - the last Labour leader to win a general election - claimed Britain would be out for a long count if Brexit was followed by Mr Corbyn entering Downing Street. He also suggests that he has had discussions with a number of European leaders who are "willing to consider changes to accommodate Britain, including around freedom of movement ". Read More »

Trump, Kim Jong Un and a global divide

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The test sparked global alarm as it suggested North Korea now possessed an ICBM capable of reaching Alaska, a major milestone for the reclusive, nuclear-armed state. For instance, President Trump could demand that within 30 days North Korea will decommission its nuclear reactor, hand over its nuclear weapons , welcome United Nations nuclear inspectors, cease all work on long-range missiles, etc.in return for prompt negotiations on a peace treaty to end the state of war that still ... Read More »

Olympic gold medalist fails drug test due to kissing girlfriend

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Victor of a gold medal in the 4x400metre relay at the Rio Games past year, American sprinter Roberts tested positive for probenecid on 24 March. He was cleared of the offence last month by the American Arbitration Association (AAA), however, with the United States Anti-Doping Agency now releasing the final verdict. Read More »

The US Puts More Pressure On China Over North Korea

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North Korean men who try to leave are likely to be rapidly identified as absent by their work units. The Chinese customs department released figures showing a 29 percent spike in Chinese exports to North Korea . The bigger Chinese banks will be left alone, for now. "Such actions are obstructing cooperation between China and the U.S. and lead to questions about the real intentions of the USA side", according to a transcript of his remarks from the Chinese embassy. Read More »

Nearly 3500 Coloradans Cancel Voter Registrations Over Fraud Commission Fears

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Fast forward to this week, and the White House has made people's fears a reality by making those emails public through the election integrity commission's website . Which probably counts as irony on some level, given that numerous messages ran along the lines of, "As a private citizen I must tell you that your request for voting information from the states is completely inappropriate". Read More »

State takes steps to solve dispensaries' marijuana shortage

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Language in the legislation stipulated that for the first 18 months only liquor wholesalers were allowed to apply for distribution permits - a nod to the powerful alcohol industry, which is anxious about new competition from pot. Though off to a fast start, the Nevada marijuana industry is, like all others across the country, viewed as illicit in Washington. The commission found that the current pool of stores licensed to distribute marijuana is insufficient to support the market. Read More »

Bihar political crisis deepens, Tejashwi Yadav skips event attended by Nitish Kumar

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It is reported that the three have together accumulated property of over Rs. 1000 crore through improper allocation of tenders during Lalu Prasad Yadav's tenure as the Railway Minister. Lalu Yadav said that his son Tejashwi Yadav , who is facing corruption charges, will not resign as Bihar Deputy Chief Minister. "The JD (U) should not fall into the BJP trap as this entire episode has been hatched by the saffron party", RJD spokesman Manoj Jha said. Read More »

China has also started interfering in Kashmir, says Mehbooba Mufti

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh , Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and the Foreign and Home Secretaries represented the Government. She also briefed about the steps taken for providing better security to the Amarnath pilgrims. She said the present crisis in Kashmir is not a mere law-and-order problem, adding the fight is against foreign powers. Read More »

73 per cent Indians have trust in Modi government says report

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The OECD found that the Indonesian and Switzerland governments had the trust of 80 per cent of their people while the Indian government had the confidence of 73 per cent. Turkey, which witnessed a failed coup attempt in 2016 along with Russian Federation and Germany are the other three countries rounded off the top five with confidence levels at 58 per cent, 58 per cent and 55 per cent respectively. Read More »

J&K: Two Terrorists Killed in Encounter in Tral's Satora, Operation Underway

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The security forces exercised maximum restraint while dealing with the stone pelters who tried to disrupt the operation to help the terrorists flee the spot. Militant and forces are engaged in a fierce encounter in the Pulwama district since morning. With militancy, especially home grown, on rise, security forces have launched a massive operation to flush out the terrorists. Read More »

Tonga secures final spot in Pool C for 2019 Rugby World Cup

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Fiji will play in Pool D at the World Cup with Australia, Wales, Georgia and an America's qualifier - either Canada or Uruguay. The result puts Tonga in Pool C, the so-called "Pool of Death", at the 2019 World Cup, alongside England, France, Argentina and USA. Read More »

Springfield mom arrested for using vehicle to tow kids

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She eventually relented and placed the wagon inside the Taurus and is said to have told one driver to "be an adult about it", according to the police report . Police say she told officers she was simply trying to show her children "a good time". At least one witness took photos and videos of the incident, the logs state. Read More »

De Mistura calls for intensifying efforts to combat terrorism

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We have made incremental progress. De Mistura also spoke about a contact group set up by France and said he had been "quite intensively" in contact with a team led by French President Emmanuel Macron recently on how France could contribute to working with the United Nations on Syria. Read More »

Charged In Killings Of Pennsylvania Men, All Bodies Recovered

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Prosecutors have agreed not to seek the death penalty in return for Mr DiNardo's co-operation, he said. The detention comes on the heels of Cosmo DiNardo's attorney saying that his client admitted to killing the four men and telling authorities the location of the bodies. Read More »

Chelsea confirm Tiemoue Bakayoko signing from Monaco

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Bakayoko rose to prominence last season as Monaco pipped PSG to the French league title, and reached the last four of the Champions League , beating Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund en route. According to some of the press, United had "hijacked" Chelsea's Lukaku move, even though it was also claimed that United had been quietly working on the deal for weeks. Read More »

Trump names Cobb as White House special counsel

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Xi Jinping?" Kasowitz, a longtime Trump attorney , has reportedly clashed with his client, and was the subject of controversy on Tuesday when it was reported that he sent a stranger a threatening email, telling the person to "watch your back, bitch". Read More »

Afghan Girls Robotics Team Allowed In By Trump Arrives In US

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Embassy in Kabul. But the USA president urged a reversal following public outcry over the Afghan girls' inability to attend the event. State Department officials said that the Afghan girls' visas were granted through "parole", a process designed for applicants whose entry to the U.S.is based on humanitarian or "public benefit" grounds. Read More »

Saudi Arabia has demonstrated leadership in fight against terrorism

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Later in June, the four Arab countries urged Qatar to abide by a 13-point list of demands if it wanted the crippling blockade lifted. In return, the four countries vowed to impose further sanctions on Doha. The Qatari foreign minister, for his part, welcomed France's support for mediation in the row aimed at finding a solution "based on constructive dialogue. Read More »