• Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

    Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

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    President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall on Monday in Jerusalem . This became clear in the second phase of Trump's Middle East visit, when he embraced Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu despite his refusal to countenance concessions acceptable to Palestinian leaders.
  • Britain's terror threat lowered from 'critical' to 'severe'

    Britain's terror threat lowered from 'critical' to 'severe'

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    About 1,000 armed police officers have been freed by a decision to deploy the Army to protect key sites including Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament under Operation Temperer, triggered as a result of Britain's terror threat level being raised to "critical" - which has since been lowered.
  • Russian intelligence 'recorded discussing influencing Donald Trump'

    Russian intelligence 'recorded discussing influencing Donald Trump'

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    Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor Wednesday morning, warning that the committee will explore further options for forcing Flynn's hand. In addition to the congressional scrutiny, Flynn is now a target of an FBI counterintelligence investigation, a federal probe in Virginia and a Defense Department inspector general's inquiry into the propriety of foreign payments he accepted.
  • Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk

    Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk

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    He says he personally warned Russian Federation last summer against interfering in the USA presidential election. Flynn previously refused to appear before the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee to discuss the issue. Congress has already had trouble getting some documents for its ongoing investigations. More information is coming out about connections between President Donald Trump's campaign team and the Russian government.
  • Betsy DeVos: If States Discriminate Against LGBTQ Students, It's Cool By Me

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    Providence Cristo Rey's focus on exactly those students - low-income, minority students with college ambitions - makes it an anomaly in Indiana's school choice landscape. Public schools must teach all students regardless of ability. Her outrage was shared by other Democrats on the subcommittee. Providence Cristo Rey does not teach a single student with special education needs, according to state data.
  • World leaders condemn Manchester attack, vow to combat terror

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    After years of butting heads with Trump's predecessor, Netanyahu celebrated a new American president's arrival as a moment of hope in the stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinians. "I won't call them monsters because they'd like that term". DANIEL ESTRIN, BYLINE: Helicopters buzzed above Jerusalem , and some 10,000 Israeli security officers were deployed for Trump's visit.
  • South Korea tourist numbers hit after China boycott

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    North Korea said on Monday that Sunday's launch met all technical requirements that could allow mass-production of the missile, which it calls the Pukguksong-2, although US officials and experts questioned the extent of its progress. persist in carrying out Security Council resolutions on North Korea and persevere with the resolution of the issue through peaceful means, dialogue and consultation".
  • Bahrain police raid Shiite cleric's town, 1 dead

    Bahrain police raid Shiite cleric's town, 1 dead

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    Demonstrators had been taking part in a sit-in outside Qassim's after authorities revoked the cleric's citizenship previous year on vague charges of aiding a foreign state. It accuses elements of the opposition of seeking to overthrow it by force with help from arch-foe Iran. Bahraini MP Abdullah bin Huwail said in a statement the security operation showed the government's resolve to confront an Iranian-backed security threat.
  • Transgender 'Bathroom Bill' Expected To Pass In Texas

    Transgender 'Bathroom Bill' Expected To Pass In Texas

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    With a threat from the lieutenant governor hanging over their heads, the Texas House gave final approval Monday to a measure that would prohibit transgender kids from using a school bathroom that matches their gender identity. "Bathrooms divided us then and bathrooms divide us now ..." The bill passed over vehement objections from business and civil rights groups. Texas led a lawsuit challenging that directive and a federal judge in Texas ordered it suspended.
  • Justin Trudeau Photobombs Teens' Prom Pictures

    Justin Trudeau Photobombs Teens' Prom Pictures

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    To be clear, this wouldn't be Trudeau's first attempt at making photobomb magic. "At first, we were like, 'Why is the prime minister of Canada running the seawall?" Behold, another awesome moment to file in the ever-growing "Justin Trudeau Wins the Internet" folder (which now includes these handsome photos of his younger self and the memes of that famous non-handshake with President Donald Trump ).