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Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance

Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance On July 15, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would take all necessary measures to ensure security at the Temple Mount and maintain its status quo. Earlier Monday, Jordan had said all the embassy staff could leave except the security guard. It said an argument erupted between the son of the owner and the embassy guard because of a delay in delivering the furniture. [Full Article...]

Palestinians demand return to status quo at Jerusalem holy site

It includes the revered Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock. The Palestinian Health Ministry said Mohammed Sharaf, 17, and Mohammad Hassan Abu Ghannam, age unknown, died of gunshot wounds in two neighbourhoods of East Jerusalem somewhat away from the epicentre of tension in the walled Old City. [Full Article...]

Killer potholes: Probe ordered into tragic death of Bandra biker

Killer potholes: Probe ordered into tragic death of Bandra biker Jagruti Hogale had been riding Royal Enfield motorbike for years since her husband, Viraj, had gifted it to her. Hogale was a member of women's biker group, The Bikerni, and had made it to Ladakh on her bike last year. She should have shown better judgement while riding her bike. Around 9 am on Sunday, she tried to overtake a truck near Vaiti village, 100km from Mumbai . [Full Article...]

Israeli embassy staff in Jordan return to Israel: Israeli PMO

Israeli embassy staff in Jordan return to Israel: Israeli PMO The UN Security Council will hold closed-door talks Monday about the spiraling violence. The incident, the most serious incidents between the two countries since they signed a peace treaty in 1994, could jeopardize their relations. The Amman shooting took place on Sunday evening in a residential building used by the embassy staff, Israel's Foreign Ministry said. "We are examining other optio... [Full Article...]

Tottenham youngster states his ambition for the upcoming season

Tottenham youngster states his ambition for the upcoming season Pacific Time at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. Note that, due to the time difference, the game kicks off at 01:00 in the United Kingdom. Mauricio Pochettino is considering a number of replacements for the full-back position after the £50m departure of Kyle Walker to Manchester City , with one potential name on that list being improving defender Antonio Barreca from Serie A side ... [Full Article...]

Carjacking suspect killed in shootout with police on interstate near St. Louis

Carjacking suspect killed in shootout with police on interstate near St. Louis Kershaw stole another vehicle, from anther good samaritan...a black Hundai Sonata. Missourinet Festus affiliate KJFF Radio (AM 1400) reports the suspect, 31-year-old Jarrod Kershaw of Pacific, died during a shootout with police. Television footage of the area showed several police vehicles surrounding the auto and the SWAT team approaching the vehicle. Marshak says several weapons were found i... [Full Article...]

How Alice Cooper became $10 million richer thanks to Andy Warhol

How Alice Cooper became $10 million richer thanks to Andy Warhol According to The Guardian , the rocker found the red silkscreen print of "Little Electric Chair ", a part of Warhol's Death and Disaster series , " rolled up in a tube " in a storage locker along with memorabilia from his many tours, including an electric chair that Cooper used in the '70s as a part of his stage set. [Full Article...]

Venezuela Opposition Calls for 48-Hour General Strike This Week

Venezuela Opposition Calls for 48-Hour General Strike This Week The Constituent Assembly, whose election rules appear created to guarantee a majority for the government even though it has minority popular support, could re-write the constitution and disband the existing opposition-led legislature. But the government is showing no sign of backing down, announcing that it will put 232,000 soldiers on the streets to protect voters. "The Constituent Assembly wil... [Full Article...]

Trump says won't let Syria's Assad get away with "horrible" actions

Trump says won't let Syria's Assad get away with Hezbollah has allied with Iran in mutual support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's action against Sunni Islamist rebels. "I'm not a fan of Assad", Trump said in response to a question about how the U.S. Trump demurred when asked to comment on possible additional sanctions against Hezbollah. "I have meetings with some of my very expert military representatives and others, so I'll be making th... [Full Article...]

Petronas aborts US$27b Canada LNG project, blames prolonged oil price slump

Petronas aborts US$27b Canada LNG project, blames prolonged oil price slump Due to low global oil prices and an increasing supply of natural gas depressing worldwide prices for LNG, it made the economics of the project less certain than they were when it was first announced in 2013. The project was the source of endless controversy and legal challenges. They pointed to examples like a 2016 letter to the Lax Kw'alaams First Nation signed by three NDP MLAs Jennifer Rice, ... [Full Article...]

Man Filmed Punching Woman In Road Rage Attack

Man Filmed Punching Woman In Road Rage Attack She recovers from the punch and steps into her auto, attempting to reverse towards the man who begins to calmly walk back to his vehicle. According to the man who filmed the incident, the woman had thrown a number of items at the man's ute. [Full Article...]

Petition Asks To Replace Confederate Statue With Statue Of Snooty The Manatee

Petition Asks To Replace Confederate Statue With Statue Of Snooty The Manatee Anthony Pusateri started a Change.org petition that proposes replacing a local Confederate monument with a statue of Snooty. "The Confederate monument could possibly be moved to a museum (or other more appropriate location) out of everyday public eye and a more positive symbol then take its place". [Full Article...]

U.S. resumes faster processing of H-1B visas popular with Indians

U.S. resumes faster processing of H-1B visas popular with Indians President Donald Trump, in his election campaign, promised to put a curb on immigrants claiming that they were taking jobs from American citizens. The H1-B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows USA companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialised fields. [Full Article...]

Indian scientist and academician Yash Pal passes away

Indian scientist and academician Yash Pal passes away He was the founder director of ISRO's Space Applications Centre in Ahmedabad. Throughout his illustrious career as a scientist, administrator and science communicator, Yash Pal was known for his indomitable spirit, the first signs of which were visible when he was barely a 9 year kid. [Full Article...]

McCain to come back to Senate Tuesday

McCain to come back to Senate Tuesday With all Democrats opposed, President Donald Trump can afford just two defectors on the health care reform vote. After that procedure, McCain's office announced he had been diagnosed with glioblastoma , an aggressive form of cancer. [Full Article...]

Senator Susan Collins says President Trump should stop talking about Russian Federation probe

Senator Susan Collins says President Trump should stop talking about Russian Federation probe The rest have not made political donations, according to federal records; and none of the attorneys on Mueller's roster donated money to Trump. Ryan told Weber that despite the large level of attention being paid to the Russian Federation probe, House Republicans are busy "working on the problems people care about, their problems". [Full Article...]

Outrage, investigation over video of live shark being dragged behind motorboat

Outrage, investigation over video of live shark being dragged behind motorboat The video, getting circulation on social media from an unknown source, shows a speeding powerboat with a shark being dragged behind it on a rope. "The FWC takes this very seriously and is now investigating this incident", FWC spokesperson Rob Klepper said in an email Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Doctors Can Now Call Trump 'Insane' Without Breaking Ethics Rules, Group Says

Doctors Can Now Call Trump 'Insane' Without Breaking Ethics Rules, Group Says Others have noted the double standard mental health doctors face-a cardiologist, for example, can comment on a president's health if they were to have fainting episodes, STAT noted, as long as they were clear that they had not officially examined them. [Full Article...]

Trump rails against 'fake news' at Boy Scout Jamboree

Trump rails against 'fake news' at Boy Scout Jamboree After traveling to the rural location of the 10-day event, Trump said , " Who the hell wants to speak about politics when I'm in front of the Boy Scouts? ". "You all are not only shaping young boys, but you are shaping the future of America", he said. Tom Trafton, director of Field Services for the Daniel Webster Council, referred comment to the national Boy Scouts of America. [Full Article...]

Libya's Sarraj and Haftar to meet in Paris today

Libya's Sarraj and Haftar to meet in Paris today But he added: "There are too many open questions on Libya , too many mediators, too many initiatives. we need to combine our efforts and focus them on (U.N. Gen Hifter arrived later. French officials hope the meetings will facilitate a political entente. The encounter was never expected to resolve the knotty problems of Libya , politically fractured and awash with militias and human traffick... [Full Article...]


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