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People Netanyahu calls for UN Palestinian refugee agency to be dismantled
Author: 0 Netanyahu calls for UN Palestinian refugee agency to be dismantled

The UNRWA was created by the Assembly in 1949 after thousands of Palestinians were displaced from their homeland in the creation of the state of Israel following the war in 1948. General Assembly could shut down the agency. It was given a three-year extended mandate in December by a large majority. A spokesperson for Hamas denied any responsibility for the tunnel, stating that it "strongly condemned" the structure and observed that the revelations would be used by Israeli media and ...

Author: 0 Irish PM expresses concern over May's proposed DUP deal

The Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election - a vote May called in a bid to strengthen her mandate ahead of exit talks with the EU. "Discussions will continue next week to work on the details and to reach agreement on arrangements for the new parliament". The DUP is similar to the "religious right" in the United States and takes a hardline stance on social issues, such as same-sex marriage and abortion.

People Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border
Author: 0 Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

In fact, he said, Hamas "would not be able to survive in the [Hamas-controlled] Gaza Strip or fund its wars with Israel without Qatari funding". Qatar has hosted Hamas leaders and has financed major projects in Gaza . And, in the 2017 Arab League Summit in Jordan, Qatar was among the 22 member states that backed the Saudi-brokered Arab Peace Initiative, supportive of a two-state solution in return for normalisation of relations with Israel.

Author: 0 A look at what a hung Parliament means for Britain

We have worked well with May. This was an unprecedented transfer of wealth from comparatively well-off and older Conservative voters to younger and poorer Labour voters. The DUP was founded in the 1970s by the late firebrand preacher Ian Paisley, and in the 1980s was a key player in the "Save Ulster from Sodomy" campaign, which unsuccessfully fought against the legalization of gay sex in Northern Ireland.

People London mayor tells AP he doesn't care about Trump tweets
Author: 0 London mayor tells AP he doesn't care about Trump tweets

Prime Minister Theresa May said she thought Donald Trump was "wrong" to attack London Mayor Sadiq Khan in the wake of Saturday's terror attack in London . He further admonished the "mainstream media" for what he viewed as advocacy for Khan and his aide's claim. "Provisional statistics for 6 June show a 40% increase in racist incidents, compared to the daily average this year, and a fivefold increase in the number of Islamophobic incidents", the mayor's office said in a statement .

People British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet
Author: 0 British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet

Despite the "confidence and supply" agreement, which is far looser than a formal coalition, Mrs May grip on her position remains far from secure as the strength of the deal looks set to be tested. "I was fairly straightforward with her and I told her that there were a number of things that count to me more than the party", Davidson told the BBC.

Author: 0 Shock UK exit poll suggests Britain's May fails to win majority

A record 200 women - a third of lawmakers - and over 40 openly gay, lesbian or bisexual parliamentarians won seats in Britain's election, but charities warned on Friday of slow progress and called for political parties to be more inclusive.

Author: 0 Penguins beat Predators to repeat as Stanley Cup champs

A 2-0 victory in Nashville sealed the best-of-seven series as they claimed the trophy for a fifth time in six final appearances. It hasn't been done since the Detroit Red Wings won in 1997 and 1998. But despite losing the Cup Final in six games and falling just short of their ultimate mission, there were still plenty of positives the team's players were taking from their lengthy playoff run.

People Kansas City prisoner 'blessed' to be free after lookalike found
Author: 0 Kansas City prisoner 'blessed' to be free after lookalike found

At trial, Jones testified that he was with his girlfriend and other family members in Kansas City on the day of the robbery . At Wednesday's hearing in Johnson County District Court, witnesses, including the robbery victim, testified that looking at pictures of the two men together, they could no longer say if Jones was the perpetrator.

People Israeli Journalist Loses Libel Lawsuit, didn't contact Netanyahus before Facebook post
Author: 0 Israeli Journalist Loses Libel Lawsuit, didn't contact Netanyahus before Facebook post

In his testimony, Prime Minister said that "what broke the camel's back was the fact that he (Sarna) decided that there was a story here - when there was none, and everything he said was a total lie". "I can not force them to come". Judge Azaria Alkalai said that the allegations had not been substantiated by witnesses. He added that "the publication was, at least partially, malicious and ugly, meant to humiliate and shame the plaintiffs".

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal: Impossible to describe winning feeling of 10th French Open title

I was a little bit hesitating with my selection of shots. Rafael Nadal plays a forehand during his dominant French Open final win. "If you have no doubts it is probably because you are too arrogant. Everyone will now look forward to grass courts and, of course, Wimbledon . Third seed Wawrinka arrived full of confidence as, at 32, he tried to become the oldest French Open victor since Andres Gimeno in 1972.

People Democratic Unionist Party agree 'confidence deal' with Conservatives
Author: 0 Democratic Unionist Party agree 'confidence deal' with Conservatives

Some Tories, including the party's Scottish leader Ruth Davidson, are unhappy about a deal with the DUP because of the party's opposition to gay marriage and abortion and other policy clashes with the Conservatives. The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. And Ukip leader Paul Nuttall fell on his sword after just six months in the job, after slumping to a distant third place in Skegness & Boston on a woeful night for the Eurosceptic party, which shed swathes of ...

People Sessions says he plans to testify before Senate intelligence panel
Author: 0 Sessions says he plans to testify before Senate intelligence panel

Reed says he also wants to know if Sessions had additional contacts with Russian officials during the presidential campaign that were not previously disclosed. Pressed on the issue Friday, Trump said, "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future". Sessions said Saturday that he was accepting an invitation from the Senate intelligence committee, although that was not immediately confirmed.

Author: 0 G7 holds climate change talks

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt was recalled from Group of Seven climate talks in Italy. Germany , France and Italy have issued a joint statement saying the Paris Agreement can not be renegotiated, urging increased efforts to fight climate change.

People Arsenal pull a huge coup in the transfer market
Author: 0 Arsenal pull a huge coup in the transfer market

Sanchez could link up with his Chile team-mate Arturo Vidal at Bayern should the 28-year-old opt to move to the Bundesliga champions. He provided a super assist for QPR wing-back Mauricio Isla to net the opener in a 1-1 draw with Russian Federation on Friday.

People Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert
Author: 0 Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert

Secondary ticket sites such as Viagogo have agreed not to allow any reselling. The concert is estimated to make about £2 million which will go straight to We Love Manchester , the emergency fund set up by the British Red Cross . However, while 14,200 people had attended that concert, some 25,000 people have since applied for the free tickets. Fulfilling her promise, pop star Ariana Grande will return to Manchester this weekend, as part of a tribute concert, One Manchester.

People May Scrambles to Form New Govt. after Elections Defeat
Author: 0 May Scrambles to Form New Govt. after Elections Defeat

We've spoken to the United Kingdom tech investor, VC, angel and private equity community to find out what it makes of news that the Conservative Party has made a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to form a new government. "Theresa May is a dead woman walking". She told BBC Scotland: "I told her there there was a number of things that count to me more than party". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, whose energetic campaign defied predictions of a crushing defeat, told May to quit, ...

People Divided House panel approves new subpoenas in Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 Divided House panel approves new subpoenas in Russian Federation investigation

Nunes, who was a member of Trump's transition team, had raised the topic of unmasking - the practice of identifying by name individuals mentioned in surveillance transcripts - after the committee heard testimony March 20 from then Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey that the FBI was investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during last year's election campaign.

Author: 0 Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

Special Operations forces are fighting alongside Afghan forces against fighters aligned with the Islamic State , as well as against Taliban insurgents. The commando was killed in the return fire. One US soldier was wounded and has been evacuated for medical treatment. Insider attacks had frequently happened in the past, when an Afghan solider or policeman fires on foreign forces, causing casualties.

People Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'
Author: 0 Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Still, he added, the military had cordoned off the area where the last holdouts are believed to be hiding. "There must be a mistake somewhere, either someone directing from the ground, or the pilot". The military said that the terrorists include foreign fighters and local gunmen who want to establish a regional branch of ISIS. "The rebellion in Mindanao, it's not Maute", he insisted .

Author: 0 United Kingdom exit poll: Conservatives may fall short of majority

Unlike the Labour Party - which sweetened its platform with things like free tuition for university students - the Conservative Party contained little to get people excited. European Council president Donald Tusk tweeted that there was "no time to lose". May had also said she was ready to walk away from the Brexit negotiations without a deal, rather than signing up to a "bad deal".

Author: 0 Israel approves largest West Bank settlements in 25 years

The European Union has warned Israel about its plan for setting up new settlement units in the West Bank. The defense minister also praised Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government for its aggressive stance on expanding Jewish settlements in the West Bank.

Author: 0 Spate of arrests in Iran following terrorist attacks

Iran's intelligence minister said the mastermind behind Wednesday's attacks in Tehran was killed by security forces on Saturday. The militant group's Amaq news agency released a video on Thursday evening showing what it claimed was a message from the Tehran attackers.

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