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Barghouti, a leader of the second Palestinian uprising, is serving five life terms after being convicted by an Israeli court of directing two shooting attacks and a bombing that killed five people. "The footage is authentic, the dates are accurate, they are from the current hunger strike", Erdan told The Washington Post. Al-Quds, al-Ayyam and al-Hayat reported that Fatima Abed el-Rahman Hajiji, 16, from the village of Qarawat Bani Zaid near Ramallah, was shot dead by Israeli police at the ...
  • A 'war of regime choices': S. Koreans vote for new president

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    This forgoes the usual two-month transition because Tuesday's vote was a by-election to choose a successor to Park, whose term was to end in February 2018. Moon says the confrontational approach did nothing to prevent North Korea from expanding its arsenal of nuclear weapons and missiles and only reduced Seoul's voice in worldwide efforts to deal with its rival.
  • Full Scottish council election results published

    Full Scottish council election results published

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    Ms Davidson, meanwhile, will paint the Conservatives as the underdogs against the "all-powerful" SNP as she launches her party's general election campaign. SNP group leader David Stocks was adamant there would be no coalition with the new Conservative group, but Labour leader Jim Logue refused to rule anything out at this stage.
  • Kushner Sister Invokes Jared, In Appeal to Chinese Investors

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    In return, the investors would qualify for an EB-5 investor visa, a fast track to permanent legal residence in the United States. It began a quarter-century ago as a well-intentioned plan to attract worldwide capital to the United States by awarding permanent residency to 10,000 foreigners per year who agreed to invest at least $500,000 into a USA business, creating at least 10 jobs directly or indirectly.
  • Macron announces Germany visit as he prepares to take the reins

    Macron announces Germany visit as he prepares to take the reins

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    His centrist En Marche [On the Move] movement, barely a year old, has said it will field candidates in every constituency in the two-round election in June. The belief the Front National will make a strong comeback comes as France now prepares for legislative elections, or French parliamentary elections, in June.
  • Rep. John Kivela arrested downstate for OUI

    Rep. John Kivela arrested downstate for OUI

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    Kivela was booked in the Clinton County Jail and released on cash bond. The man, who had been arrested before for the same offence, was put through field sobriety tests, arrested, and housed in the county jail overnight, Jerue said. Records from that arrest show his blood-alcohol level was more than three times the legal limit. He was sentenced to 12 months probation and a $1,510 fine.
  • Former US Official Told Trump White House Of Russia Blackmail Risk

    Former US Official Told Trump White House Of Russia Blackmail Risk

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    Multiple US intelligence agencies are evaluating Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 US election in favor of Trump. "We weren't the only ones that knew all of this". Trump fired Yates in late January after she defied the White House and refused to defend travel restrictions targeting seven Muslim-majority countries, a policy that Trump has said would help protect Americans from the Islamic State group and other Islamist militants.
  • Woman shot and six arrests made as police foil active terror plot

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    A woman in her 20s was shot and four people arrested during police anti-terrorism raids in Britain on Thursday evening. Security has been increased around Parliament after an attacker drove an SUV into pedestrians on nearby Westminster Bridge on March 22, killing four, before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament.
  • Troopers plan extra enforcement for Cinco de Mayo

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    Thumbs down to over-imbibing and driving. Former president Obama had hosted his Cinco de Mayo festivity each and every year during his presidency. Arreola is a Mexican immigrant and says the day shouldn't be about political agenda. Then-candidate Donald Trump celebrated the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo previous year with a taco bowl from Trump Tower Grill.
  • Duterte, ASEAN leaders pull back from South China Sea dispute

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    The statement went easy on China by avoiding tacit references to its building and arming of its manmade islands. Although China is not a member of ASEAN , but, it is extremely sensitive to the content of its statements. The leaders also reiterated their "full support for the denuclearizaton of the Korean Peninsula" and urged "concerned parties to explore all avenues for immediate dialogue", it says.
  • New Hamas chief backs hunger-striking prisoners

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    It has also dropped explicit language calling for Israel's destruction, though it retains the goal of eventually "liberating" all of historic Palestine, which includes what is now Israel. Netanyahu asked. "Last week, headlines in CNN, Al Jazeera and The Guardian said Hamas now accepts a Palestinian state along the 1967 lines". This is a move in the right direction for Hamas .