• US State Department says Syrian regime using 'crematorium' to dispose of bodies

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    The Syrian government has built a crematorium near a prison to cover up "mass atrocities", a State Department official said Monday, according to a CNN report . Numerous bodies, it said, are then burned in the crematorium. The regime's track record of torture , sexual violence, air strikes, artillery strikes, barrel bomb , and improvised unguided bombs or air-dropped IEDs, as well as the denial of food, water and medical care, have all been well documented, Jones said.
  • Trump Promises Israel-Palestine Peace, But Offers No New Policies

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    The White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters at his daily news conference that the two leaders discussed a wide range of issues. In a joint news briefing with Abbas on Wednesday evening after their first meeting, Trump said he will "do whatever is necessary to negotiate a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians".
  • U.S. envoy David Friedman presents credentials to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

    U.S. envoy David Friedman presents credentials to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

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    Israeli officials are demanding that the White House offer an official explanation for the comments of a U.S. diplomat who was in Jerusalem and pointed out that the Western Wall is in territory occupied by Israel in 1967 . The American policy manifests in degrees of diplomatic confusion as the United States ambassador to Israel has no jurisdiction over the West Bank or east Jerusalem.
  • White House staff learns how to manipulate Trump

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    Politico noted that the White House "staff chased down the truth and intervened before Trump tweeted or talked publicly about" the 1970s cover. Aides aware of his habits sometimes slip him news stories in an effort to advance their policy agendas or "gain an edge in the seemingly endless " Game of Thrones " inside the West Wing", the Politico report said, alluding to the frequent infighting among top White House staffers such as Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner, ...
  • Injured bear euthanized after hit near LA-area freeway

    Injured bear euthanized after hit near LA-area freeway

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    The bear was spotted on the ground in bushes bordering a housing development in the foothill suburb of La Verne. Officials with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife were called to the scene to evaluate the situation. It was eventually hit with at least one tranquilizer dart and went down. Just after 10:30 a.m., officials carried the bear on a tarp to a pickup truck and transported it to the Inland Valley Humane Society in Pomona, according to KABC.
  • 'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know so far

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    European Union law enforcement agency Europol called the scale of the global assault "unprecedented". The ransomware appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was purportedly identified by the U.S. "When we say that the health ministry was attacked you should understand that it wasn't the main server, it was local computers. actually nothing serious or deadly happened yet", German Klimenko, a presidential adviser, said on Russian state television.
  • North Korea missile launch will test Donald Trump's China strategy

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    The test gives a boost to leader Kim Jong Un as he seeks to show his people that he's standing up to America and South Korea. What would change the strategic balance, notes Schilling, is an ICBM capable of reaching the USA mainland. The North Korean missile test occurred days after Moon Jae-in, of the liberal Democratic Party of Korea, was sworn in as the president of South Korea, replacing his conservative predecessor Park Geun-hye, who was recently ousted in a corruption scandal.
  • Ivory Coast sends troops against protesting soldiers

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    Despite popular opposition to the revolt, the soldiers took to the streets across the African country and blocked off the second largest city, Bouaké, on Saturday. Another person was injured by soldiers rebelling in Korhogo, the main city in the north. Local media said loyalist forces managed to push back renegade soldiers from military headquarters in the economic capital of Abidjan .
  • Vettel: Lewis and I linked by 'common passion'

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    I am happy when we have the chance to race the Mercedes cars, we can be very happy but not entirely happy today. "It was the intensity of the fight - how much I was on the edge", Hamilton said when asked to explain his heavy breathing. Hamilton now started to clock lap times that were in close proximity to that of Vettel, despite the fact that the Mercedes was running on slower medium tyres.