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In 1980, Israel declared "reunited" Jerusalem its capital in a move unrecognized by major states. "Moving the American embassy to Jerusalem would not harm the peace process", the prime minister said . "We are convinced that this statement is contrary to the policy of President Trump ..." However, Israel's Channel 2 reports that while planning the visit, a Trump aide questioned Israel's control over the holy site, located in disputed East Jerusalem .
  • Aides: Trump's FBI comments to Russians were aimed at cooperation

    Aides: Trump's FBI comments to Russians were aimed at cooperation

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    Reports that Trump boasted to Russian officials of firing former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to relieve "great pressure" from a law-enforcement probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election engulfed his administration in turmoil just as Trump left for his first foreign trip as president on Friday.
  • North-east GP surgeries open as normal after being caught in cyber attack

    North-east GP surgeries open as normal after being caught in cyber attack

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    What we don't do in our NHS is micromanage it from the desk", he said. Barts Health, which runs the hospital, was among a fifth of the country's NHS trusts to have its computers infected by ransomware. United Lincolnshire Trust and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust used social media to warn staff that they should not switch on any devices unless they have been specifically cleared by their manager.
  • White House Puts 'Jerusalem, Israel' on Website

    White House Puts 'Jerusalem, Israel' on Website

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    US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner told opposition leader Isaac Herzog Tuesday that Washington meant to move fast to advance a renewal of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, a spokesman for Herzog said, with Trump's envoy Jason Greenblatt reportedly set to return next week so as not to leave a "diplomatic vacuum".
  • Chelsea Manning released after seven years from military prison

    Chelsea Manning released after seven years from military prison

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    Hugs for Chelsea includes Nash's song "Almost Gone", which the folk-rock legend co-wrote with Crosby, Stills & Nash touring keyboardist James Raymond about Manning in 2011. As I rebuild my life, I remind myself not to relive the past. Her attorneys have said Manning was subjected to violence in prison and argued the military mistreated her by requiring her to serve her sentence in an all-male prison, restricting her physical and mental health care and not allowing her to keep a feminine ...
  • Donald Trump Says Manchester Bombing Carried Out By 'Evil Losers'

    Donald Trump Says Manchester Bombing Carried Out By 'Evil Losers'

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    In effect, it would offer Israel recognition by the Arab world and the "normalization" of relations in exchange for a full withdrawal from the territory Israel has occupied since the June 1967 Middle East war, including East Jerusalem . "If he gets involved, I think the strongest element that he brings to it is that he's the president's son-in-law", said Shapiro, now a fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv.
  • Liverpool eyeing silverware after top-four finish - Milner

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    Captain Vincent Kompany netted after five minutes and City went on to beat Watford 5-0, with Sergio Aguero, Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus also contributing to the rout. " The whole team is playing well, today was a very important victory, next season it's the Champions League ". "One thing you can not question is my love for this club".
  • Germany: No decision yet on relocating from Turkish air base

    Germany: No decision yet on relocating from Turkish air base

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    Tensions between Berlin and Ankara escalated after the Turkish Government had turned down a request by German lawmakers to visit troops stationed in the Incirlik airbase . Jordan and Germany are part of a USA -led worldwide military coalition against IS, which controls territory in Syria and Iraq, both neighbors of Jordan.
  • British politicians suspend election campaign after Manchester attack

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    Home Secretary Amber Rudd decried "a barbaric attack, deliberately targeting some of the most vulnerable in our society - young people and children out at a pop concert". The White House said President Trump, who is in Israel, is receiving updates from his national security team. He was later reunited with his wife and daughter, who were unharmed.
  • Trump's first foreign visit starts in Saudi Arabia, then Israel

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    In the speech , Trump made little mention of the USA, except for a brief litany of terrorist attacks on American soil, including 9/11, San Bernardino and Orlando. Although democracy in Iran has clear limits - all candidates must be vetted by a hard-line body and the unelected supreme leader can veto policies of the elected government - it still goes further than in most of the countries that attended Trump's speech, a fact noticed across the region.
  • North Korea fires MISSILE at South as military scrambled to respond

    North Korea fires MISSILE at South as military scrambled to respond

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    It was unclear whether the object was a North Korean unmanned aerial vehicle, the JCS said. Local media said it may have been a North Korean military drone. sanctions banning ballistic missile tests on Monday and again vowed to impose new sanctions in response to its latest launch. North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as flawless by leader Kim Jong Un.