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Temple Mount Closed to Jewish Visitors

Temple Mount Closed to Jewish Visitors

Tension in the city grew in recent days over the deaths of several Palestinians at the hands of the Tel Aviv Police and Army and in several street clashes. It allowed Muslims to keep administering the Jerusalem compound. Israel says at least 175 of those killed were carrying out attacks while others died in clashes and protests. Read More

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Rauner vows to veto bail out of Chicago Public Schools

Rauner vows to veto bail out of Chicago Public Schools

Principals of Chicago's schools will get their first look at the budgets for their schools on Thursday, and for the third year in a row, those spending plans will rely on hundreds of millions of dollars that Rauner has vowed to veto. Referring to the longtime Democratic Speaker of the House as "ruthless", "cold-blooded" and a "tyrant", Rauner blamed Madigan for the concerns of school officials across the state about whether IL would come through on its funding promise. Read More

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Skydiver jumped to his death after leaving video for wife, police say

Skydiver jumped to his death after leaving video for wife, police say

A wife's plea to save her husband from committing suicide came seconds too late. The centre said Mr Capotorto was a licenced sky-diver with the appropriate training to jump alone and had paid for the flight. A spokesman for Skydive DeLand told the Washington Post that they offer their deepest sympathy to Vitantonio's family and friends. This is the fourth death in five years at Skydive DeLand , one of the busiest skydiving hubs in the country, WKMG-TV reports. Read More

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Senate Judiciary Chairman Wants Trump Jr. to Testify

Senate Judiciary Chairman Wants Trump Jr. to Testify

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a member of the committee, said it was "long overdue" that Manafort be called to testify. Trump Jr. said Tuesday he would be "happy" to work with a Senate Intelligence Committee now investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election after he himself acknowledged meeting a Kremlin-linked lawyer during his father's campaign. Read More

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Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration after collapsing at Habitat for Humanity build

Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration after collapsing at Habitat for Humanity build

The non-profit builds housing for people with low incomes. Firefighters and paramedics went to the Winnipeg sight, and brought Carter to a local hospital, according to Canadian media. Carter told Habitat officials he is OK, and encouraged volunteers to keep building. Thursday afternoon, a spokesperson for George W. Bush released a statement : "God Bless him, and we hope he is fine". Read More

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Cornyn, Cruz should step up and lead on health care

Cornyn, Cruz should step up and lead on health care

Yet getting the Better Care Reconciliation Act through the chamber, where the Republicans now enjoy a slim two-vote majority, has proved tough for majority leader Mitch McConnell . Republicans continue to tweak their health care bill but, if it doesn't pass, the notion has come up they may work with Democrats to, instead, rework parts of the Affordable Care Act . Read More

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US Marine, Navy Plane Crash Victims

US Marine, Navy Plane Crash Victims

A USA military plane crashed into a field in MS and exploded, killing all 16 people on board. A military transport plane crashed in MS on Monday, killing 15 marines and one Navy corpsman, the Marine Forces Reserve has confirmed . Marine Corps spokeswoman Sarah Burns said in a statement that a plane " experienced a mishap ", but provided no other details regarding the circumstances of the crash . Read More

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AFP spox: 5-year martial law 'too long'

AFP spox: 5-year martial law 'too long'

De la Rosa and Interior and Local Government Secretary Catalino Cuy briefed some senators on the law and order situation and concerns of local governments in Marawi City on Tuesday. "Only the President can ask for an extension of martial law". Personally, I'm not inclined to have a protracted martial law. Under the 1987 Constitution, the President may declare martial law for a maximum of 60 days - or July 22 in this case. Read More

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Reliance Jio has Launched New Data Plans for 4G and JioFi Users

Reliance Jio has Launched New Data Plans for 4G and JioFi Users

Similarly, for Rs 502, you get 2 GB per day for 56 days, instead of 84 under Dhan Dhana Dhan . The highest plan of 999 INR, the users will get 60 GB of data for 2 months. Then there's a new Rs 399 plan , which is exactly the same as the earlier Rs 309 plan . India's telecom operator Reliance Jio has allegedly experienced a fresh data breach with regards to user database of its customers. Read More

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Iraq takes back Mosul after three years of Islamic State rule

Iraq takes back Mosul after three years of Islamic State rule

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who has promised to bridge the gap between the two Muslim communities, formally declared victory over IS in Mosul on Monday. The report , which covered the first five months of 2017, noted how the militants moved civilians with them around Mosul, prevented them from escaping and created battle spaces with dense civilian populations, while Iraqi forces and the coalition "failed to adapt their tactics". Read More

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