• Israeli rule key cause of Palestinian hardship

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    David Carden, the head of OCHA in the occupied territories, attributed the hardship to a "pervasive" lack of protection and accountability for global law. The number of Palestinians displaced by home demolitions reached a new high in 2016, according the report. Abbas said the Palestinians would work for peace but their "fundamental problem is with the occupation and settlements and the failure of Israel to recognize the state of Palestine as we recognize it".
  • Foo Fighters surprise fans with rowdy new song, 'Run'

    Foo Fighters surprise fans with rowdy new song, 'Run'

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    As for the music behind the vid, it is certainly on the heavier side of the Foo's repertoir, even giving a little nod back to much earlier and rougher albums such as the self-titled debut and The Color And The Shape. There hasn't been a new Foo Fighters album since 2014's Sonic Highways , which accompanied a heartfelt TV docu-series chronicling the band's love of different USA recording studios.
  • Sweden drops rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

    Sweden drops rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

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    The 45-year-old has been living in the Ecuadoran embassy in London since 2012, after seeking asylum to avoid extradition to Sweden to face allegations of rape dating back to 2010. While the move halts the proceedings in Sweden, Ny added that the investigation could be reopened should Assange return to the country before the statute of limitations expires in 2020.
  • Gregg Allman 'Will Always Be My Hero': Read Chuck Leavell's Touching Tribute

    Gregg Allman 'Will Always Be My Hero': Read Chuck Leavell's Touching Tribute

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    Travis Tritt said on Twitter: I'm so very saddened to hear of the passing of rock & blues legend Gregg Allman . As he said in one of his best-known songs: "Well, I've got to run to keep from hidin",/And I'm bound to keep on ridin"/And I've got one more silver dollar, /But I'm not gonna let "em catch me, no, /Not gonna let "em catch the Midnight Rider ".
  • Here are SBI's new service charges that kick in from today

    Here are SBI's new service charges that kick in from today

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    No service charge will be levied on the exchange of soiled or imperfect notes up to 20 pieces and value up to Rs 5,000. - The service charges applicable for basic savings bank deposit account will be Rs 50 plus service tax per transaction; Rs 20 plus service tax at other bank ATMs; and Rs 10 plus service tax for SBI's own ATMs.
  • Spicer Insists Trump Has 'Unbelievable' Relationship With Merkel After Trip

    Spicer Insists Trump Has 'Unbelievable' Relationship With Merkel After Trip

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    Trump tweeted Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". Of course nothing coming out of Trump's mouth can be taken as fact . Look at the millions of cars they sell in the US. USA consumers bought about 846,000 German-made cars and light trucks assembled in 2016, according to data compiled by Autodata, which tracks vehicle sales.
  • Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision

    Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision

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    So what will it mean for future attempts at obstructionism if the United States-the world's second largest emitter of greenhouse gases-pulls out of the Paris Agreement and the world (including many states, cities, corporations and individuals in the US) continue its march toward a low carbon future? And the final decision may not be entirely clear-cut: Aides were still deliberating on "caveats in the language", one official said.
  • 'Star Wars' opened on this day in 1977

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    It may seem like a long time ago but it's actually 40 years since " Star Wars: A New Hope " opened in cinemas in the United States, creating a cultural phenomenon that is still as strong nowadays. There are four , gorgeous covers in total featuring the main characters. Those thinking that Kylo Ren would would be undertaking a solo Han's-off performance in this movie might be disappointed.
  • Grande and friends to play Manchester on Sunday

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    Grande will be joined by Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams, Usher, Take That, Niall Horan, and others. The concert will take place Sunday, June 4 at the Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, with tickets going on sale on Thursday, June 1 at 10am.