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Saudi crown prince: 'Palestinians must accept peace with Israel or shut up'

Saudi crown prince: 'Palestinians must accept peace with Israel or shut up'

The blunt comment from the next-in-line to the Saudi throne, made during a meeting with Jewish organizations in NY in March, comes as the Trump administration works to broker a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. "The Palestinian issue is not at the top of the Saudi government's agenda..." Bin Salman is reported to have said by Axios . "The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has always, and will continue to champion expanding dialogue; building a better understanding among the faiths, and ... Read More

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Netanyahu: Iran Has Continued to Preserve and Expand its Nuclear Weapons Knowledge

Netanyahu: Iran Has Continued to Preserve and Expand its Nuclear Weapons Knowledge

Trump, however, declined to say whether the US would pull out of the nuclear deal before a May 12 deadline for a decision. European counterparts had been being made conscious Monday previous to the speech. Israeli officials did not comment on Sunday's missile strikes. The head of Iran's Atomic Energy organization said on Monday that Iran has the technical capability to enrich uranium to a higher level than it could before the multinational deal was reached. Read More

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NASA Cancels Its Only Moon Mission

NASA Cancels Its Only Moon Mission

In a brief statement late April 27, NASA confirmed it no longer planned to fly the Resource Prospector (RP) mission, a lunar rover meant to travel into permanently shadowed regions of the lunar poles and assess the ability to extract water ice, a potentially valuable resource for future human missions. Read More

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Kommersant: Deripaska may give up control of

Kommersant: Deripaska may give up control of "RUSAL"

Washington this month imposed sanctions on billionaire Oleg Deripaska and several companies in which he is a large shareholder, including Rusal, in response to what the United States called Russia´s "malign activities ". Reuters, citing sources "familiar with the matter", reported that Rusal is planning to go beyond the measures announced on April 27 and will soon appoint a fully independent board and new management team in hopes that the United States will remove it from the sanctions list. Read More

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Mike Pompeo Sworn In As 70th US Secretary Of State

Mike Pompeo Sworn In As 70th US Secretary Of State

During his tenure as Central Intelligence Agency director, Pompeo became a trusted advisor of President Trump and has played a key role in preparations for Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. on the world stage. Pompeo has been deeply engaged in the administration's efforts on North Korea and recently traveled to Pyongyang. Washington is also working with European allies France, Germany, and Britain on toughening a 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran, an issue ... Read More

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One day left to early vote

One day left to early vote

A Special Election will be held in conjunction with the General Primary Election on May 15. Under a voter-approved 2016 state ballot measure, all unaffiliated Colorado voters, along with registered Republicans and Democrats, can participate those parties' primaries in 2018. Read More

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At NATO meeting, Pompeo agrees to combat Russian aggression

At NATO meeting, Pompeo agrees to combat Russian aggression

On NATO-Russia relations, Stoltenberg said the alliance wants to improve ties with Russia . The meeting marks Pompeo's first full day on the job. Some allies, most notably wealthy Germany, are reluctant to meet a commitment made at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Wales in September 2014 to spend at least two percent of their GDP on defence. Read More

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Iran FM rules out military approach to Syria crisis

Iran FM rules out military approach to Syria crisis

Zarif is scheduled to participate in a trilateral meeting with his Russian and Turkish counterparts to discuss the latest developments in Syria. The joint attack on April 14 targeted suspected chemical weapons infrastructure following an alleged gas attack by government forces on the formerly rebel-held town of Douma, outside Damascus. Read More

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Caravan of migrants hope to enter the United States to seek asylum

Caravan of migrants hope to enter the United States to seek asylum

Vas a estar muy bien". Immigrants rest after eating at a soup kitchen during a pause on their journey to the U.S. -Mexico border. In the eyes of 11-year-old Carlos, he looked like Captain America. Even Carlos, who was first welcomed into the USA, would later be detained at the notorious Adelanto Detention Facility in Southern California after serving time for a nonviolent crime. Read More

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Palestinian boy dies a day after gunshot to head

Palestinian boy dies a day after gunshot to head

Hamas says the protests are against a decade-long blockade of the isolated strip. Protest organizers say they are demanding the right to return to ancestral homelands in what is now Israel , while Israel accuses Hamas and other groups of using the rallies as cover to commit acts of violence against Israel. Read More

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Horner Teases Lewis Hamilton as a Red Bull Driver

I think we'll probably lose out a bit more in sector one and three tomorrow. Asked how he felt about his inability to produce the flawless lap so far this year, he added: "I've been a few times disappointed". And Red Bull are also adamant they are in with a shot for another victory, taking solace from the fact they were less than half a second off the pace in qualifying despite the difference in power. Read More

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Trump Tower on fire: Blaze engulfs skyscraper in Baku

Trump Tower on fire: Blaze engulfs skyscraper in Baku

An April 7 apartment fire at Trump Tower in Midtown killed art dealer Todd Brassner , 67. There have been no reports of injuries. According to Mirzoyev, at present, specialists are determining causes of the fire. Saturday's blaze comes a few weeks after a fatal fire in Trump's NY tower, which killed one person. The Trump Organization blamed the local developers for the hold-up, and said , "the project is now held in abeyance and not being actively marketed". Read More

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GOP congressman who called aide

GOP congressman who called aide "soul mate" resigns

He then used taxpayer money to settle the sexual harassment claim against him. The married Meehan, 62, described the woman as a " soul mate " and said he developed strong feelings for her, but always kept the relationship professional. Meehan is one of four Republican congressmen in the Philadelphia area who are not seeking reelection this year, and the second, after Rep. Charlie Dent , to announce that he will leave the House this spring. Read More

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7 students killed in knife attack at Chinese school

7 students killed in knife attack at Chinese school

Nine girls and three boys were wounded, officials said. State broadcaster CCTV said the attack happened in Shaanxi province's Mizhi county as students were leaving the No. Attackers have also increasingly targeted schoolchildren. Previous knife attacks: A man stabbed and wounded 11 children with a kitchen knife at a kindergarten in China's southern Guangxi Zhuang region in January 2017. Read More

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European Union to ban all bee-harming pesticides

European Union to ban all bee-harming pesticides

On Friday morning (27 April) member states in the European Commission voted to extend the ban on the use of neonicotinoids to all outdoor crops. In a tweet this morning, the Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, said that the decision is "vital" for biodiversity, food production, and the environment. Read More

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Senate Confirms Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State

Senate Confirms Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State

Senators in the Republican-controlled chamber voted 57-42 in favour of Pompeo , who had faced resistance from Democrats anxious about his reputation for hawkishness and past harsh statements about homosexuality and Islam. Trump applauded Pompeo's confirmation, hailing him as a "patriot" with "immense talent, energy and intellect" who will be an asset for the United States . Read More

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White House physician drops out as nominee to lead VA

White House physician drops out as nominee to lead VA

Welcome to the swamp. Yet that's exactly what the Montana Democrat ended up doing. "I've had it happen to me with the Russian collusion hoax", Trump added. The source wasn't authorized to publicly discuss internal deliberations and spoke on condition of anonymity. It also presents a stark contrast to the stellar portrait offered by Jackson's defenders, who have described previous allegations as a smear job. Read More

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Kuwait orders Philippine ambassador to leave in one week

Kuwait orders Philippine ambassador to leave in one week

This followed the posting of a videos on social media showing Philippines embassy staff helping Filipino domestic workers to flee their sponsors by picking them up in embassy vehicles outside employers' homes. Mr Duterte has since engaged in negotiations, most recently meeting with the Kuwait ambassador to the Philippines. Cayetano on Tuesday apologized to the Kuwaiti government over the issue that escalated within the week. Read More

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German Chancellor Merkel meets Donald Trump

German Chancellor Merkel meets Donald Trump

President Donald Trump is expected to host a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House Friday. Though her visit will be short on pomp, Ms Merkel's message was similar to Mr Macron's - that America and Europe need to bury the hatchet on key issues, from global trade to worldwide security. Read More

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New US Secretary Of State Pompeo Pushes NATO Allies On Spending

New US Secretary Of State Pompeo Pushes NATO Allies On Spending

Former CIA chief Pompeo flew in to Brussels barely 12 hours after he was sworn in, which Stoltenberg hailed as a sign of Nato's importance to Washington - despite Trump's regular barbs directed at the alliance. But some North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members are fearful that Pompeo's reputation for confrontation could upend the alliance's dual-track policy on Russian Federation, which combines military deterrence with diplomacy. Read More

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White House: Trump to Visit UK in July

White House: Trump to Visit UK in July

Breitbart London reported in 2017 on Khan's remarks, when he said it it wouldn't be "appropriate for our government to roll out the red carpet" to President Trump, complaining his policies "go [es] against everything we stand for". However, it was touted that it was more likely the president made a decision to cancel the trip for other reasons-chief among them, the idea of facing significant protests . Read More

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