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Earlier Monday, the United Nations envoy to the region had urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to find a solution to the building tensions over the holy site in Jerusalem's Old City. As custodian, Jordan has the final say over Muslim policies at the shrine, but also needs to consider public opinion, including among Palestinians in the Holy Land.
  • 25000 evacuated as heavy rains batter Gujarat

    25000 evacuated as heavy rains batter Gujarat

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    Mr Modi said everything possible will be done to help the farmers, who have suffered immensely due to the floods. Around 4,716 inmates are housed in 19 relief camps.Chief Secretary V K Pipersenia on Wednesday apprised a seven-member inter-ministerial Central team, on the prevailing floods and measures taken by the state government to deal with the situation.
  • Eight people found dead in truck in Texas parking lot

    Eight people found dead in truck in Texas parking lot

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    The police of the United States city of San Antonio , Texas , found eight people dead in the back of a trailer parked near a supermarket, according to official statement . The Department of Homeland Security is now leading the investigation. McManus said events like this are all too common and warned the public to contact police if they see groups of people exiting from large vehicles like tractor-trailers.
  • Hurricane Hilary (seriously) has just formed off the USA coast

    Hurricane Hilary (seriously) has just formed off the USA coast

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    Monday, July 24, moving WNW at 8 miles per hour. Don only briefly attained minimal tropical storm status, before it was sheared apart by hostile winds and choked by Saharan dust in the eastern Caribbean. That's about 1,345 miles (2,165 km) east of South Point, Hawaii. According to 13NewsNow.com , the storms, dubbed Hurricane Hilary and soon-to-be Hurricane Irwin, are expected to begin spinning around each other this week in a phenomenon meteorologists call the Fujiwhara Effect .
  • Rick Perry Got Punked in a Fake Interview With Russian Pranksters

    Rick Perry Got Punked in a Fake Interview With Russian Pranksters

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    As the story spread all over Russian media and was picked up by some global news outlets, Energy Department spokeswoman Shaylyn Hynes confirmed in a statement that Perry was talking to comedians. Elton John was elated about the call with the Russian leader. "These individuals are known for pranking high level officials and celebrities, particularly those who are supportive of an agenda that is not in line with their governments".
  • Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell Crashed a Wedding, and It's Adorable

    Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell Crashed a Wedding, and It's Adorable

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    Twilight star Stewart (27) and Irish supermodel Maxwell (26), who recently celebrated her forth cover for global fashion bible Vogue, reportedly adopted a puppy last week. "Dj'ed the MOST fun wedding for these incredible woman (sic) last night and had an unplanned guest show up to dance with us at the end of the night", she wrote in the caption.
  • Israel Dismantles Controversial Metal Detectors At Jerusalem Holy Site

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    The government said it would introduce more discreet measures to secure the compound housing the revered Al-Aqsa mosque and Dome of the Rock. "The Israel Police treated Palestinian residents as if they were enemy soldiers, rather than as a civilian population for whose wellbeing and security it is responsible", a spokesperson added.
  • Naira climbs, now N365 to dollar at parallel market

    Naira climbs, now N365 to dollar at parallel market

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    NAN reports that the MPC rose from its meeting retaining the Monetary Policy Ratio at 14 per cent alongside other monetary policy parameters. Others had said that interest rates will remain at 14%. "We understand the pains but the decision must be in the interest of Nigeria", he also stated. According to him, critical stakeholders in the financial market are, by the feat of the apex bank, witnessing a convergence in the prevailing rates between the parallel market and the BDCs.
  • Heated discussion expected today on Sitaram Yechury's Rajya Sabha re-entry

    Heated discussion expected today on Sitaram Yechury's Rajya Sabha re-entry

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    Those who favored a third term for Mr Yechury, argued that he is one of the most well-known and articulate faces of the party in Parliament. Speaking with the Indian Express , Pinarayi Vijayan said, "Accepting the Congress support to send our party general secretary to the Rajya Sabha would be against and not in accordance with the political stand we have been adopting".
  • European Union court upholds Hamas terror listing

    European Union court upholds Hamas terror listing

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    This lower court claimed the sanctions had been based on second-hand information and not on an independent inquiry. Austria and Slovenia can not send asylum seekers back to the country where they first entered the European Union during the 2015 migrant crisis, an adviser to the EU's Court of Justice said on Thursday, in a case likely to have wider repercussions for the bloc.