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World News Israel approves USA congresswoman's visit to West Bank
Author: 0 Israel approves USA congresswoman's visit to West Bank

Mr Netanyahu said that Israel had the utmost respect for Congress but that Ms Tlaib and Ms Omar were promoting legislation calling for boycotts against Israel. The Israeli Knesset had passed the aforementioned law barring boycott supporters from entering the country two years ago . The ministry said the U-turn followed a written pledge by the United States lawmaker "to respect conditions imposed by Israel".

World News Rashida Tlaib's request to enter Israel granted following initial rejection
Author: 0 Rashida Tlaib's request to enter Israel granted following initial rejection

Ilhan Omar decried Israel's decision to bar her and fellow US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib from entering the occupied Palestinian territories, a move the Minnesota representative said is "an insult to democratic values". In her statement, Omar said that by banning her and Tlaib , Israel was implementing the Trump administration's so-called "Muslim ban". Although there has been partisan friction between the US and Israel in the past, Trump has sought to exploit it unlike any of his ...

World News Man found guilty of killing Ashton Kutcher's girlfriend
Author: 0 Man found guilty of killing Ashton Kutcher's girlfriend

The 43-year-old was charged with the murders of Ashley Ellerin and Maria Bruno, in addition to the attempted murder of Michelle Murphy in 2008. " Two and a Half Men " actor Kutcher told jurors he had gone to victim Ashley Ellerin's home in Hollywood in 2001 to pick her up for a date, but had arrived late and nobody had answered the door.

World News July Was Hottest Month Ever in Recorded History, Global Data Shows
Author: 0 July Was Hottest Month Ever in Recorded History, Global Data Shows

July 2019 was the hottest month on record for the planet, according to NOAA . The high global temperatures last month were reflected in news stories about extreme heatwaves throughout Europe and wildfires in Greenland . Phoenix hit a high temperature of 110 degrees or higher, 11 times in July. The previous hottest month in the NOAA's record was July 2016 . However, temperatures in parts of Scandinavia and western and eastern Russian Federation were at least 2.7 degrees below ...

World News Pakistan says three soldiers die in Kashmir clash
Author: 0 Pakistan says three soldiers die in Kashmir clash

India has "made a more horrendous plan to divert world attention from their move in Kashmir , they are planning action in Azad Kashmir", Khan said, referring to the portion of Kashmir under Pakistani administration. Pakistan expelled the Indian high commissioner to Pakistan and suspended trade and public transportation links following India's decision. While both India and the United States have been critical of Beijing's BRI as well as its Pakistani arm of CPEC, it provides them a ...

World News Malaysia police say missing London teen died from hunger
Author: 0 Malaysia police say missing London teen died from hunger

In a statement, the resort where they were staying said it would "extend support and assistance in whatever way possible to the Quoirins during these very hard times". Her body was discovered in a small stream about 1.6 miles from Dusun, Yahoo News reported . A body of 15-year-old Irish girl Nora Anne Quoirin who went missing is brought into a ambulance in Seremban , Malaysia, on August 13, 2019.

World News Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport
Author: 0 Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport

He was later taken away by ambulance. The action followed an unprecedented shutdown of the airport on Monday. The protests began in opposition to a now-suspended bill that would have allowed the extradition of suspects for trial in mainland China but have swelled into wider calls for democracy .

World News Shootout kills California officer, suspect
Author: 0 Shootout kills California officer, suspect

While Moye was filling out paperwork, the driver got a rifle from his truck and started shooting at the officer. "Officer Moye was an outstanding individual and he will be deeply missed by the California Highway Patrol", Dance said. Luther said his son was living off and on with his wife and three pre-teen children in Beaumont, near Riverside. The extent of injuries on the two CHP officers has not been made immediately available.

World News Parts of South and Midwest grapple with dangerous heat wave
Author: 0 Parts of South and Midwest grapple with dangerous heat wave

Tuesday's heat index has placed most of these states well over 100 degrees, with some areas facing temperatures over 110 degrees. This is officially the hottest day of the year for most of the area and the heat index values above 100 degrees will linger into this evening.

World News Iran says Britain might release seized Grace 1 oil tanker soon
Author: 0 Iran says Britain might release seized Grace 1 oil tanker soon

Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Jalil Eslami , Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization's deputy head, said Tehran has been making efforts towards securing the release of oil tanker Grace 1, which was seized with a cargo of 2.1 million barrels of oil by United Kingdom marines in the Strait of Gibraltar in July , reports Press TV.

World News Blue-green algae takes the lives of three dogs
Author: 0 Blue-green algae takes the lives of three dogs

Then, when she took them home to take a bath, they began having seizures. All three dogs started experiencing liver failure, and within a few hours, the vet had to put them each down. She now hopes to use the donations from the GoFundMe account to make sure other pet owners are not caught off-guard. So what is making this toxic algae bloom to such a degree? The risk advisory will remain in place until blooms have disappeared and post-bloom tests indicate the water is within safe limits ...

World News US gov’t introduces new rules restricting legal immigration
Author: 0 US gov’t introduces new rules restricting legal immigration

The last part of the poem by Lazarus on the statue's pedestal reads: "Give me your exhausted, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore". Cuccinelli has defended the changes, writing in a CNN op-ed published Tuesday that "self-sufficiency has been a core tenet of the American dream". US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to introduce a merit-based immigration system that would favour those who are well-educated or have ...

World News UN Investigating 35 North Korean Military-Funding Cyberattacks
Author: 0 UN Investigating 35 North Korean Military-Funding Cyberattacks

Cryptocurrency theft 'through attacks on both exchanges and users'. South Africa was one of 17 countries hit by North Korean attackers to raise money for its weapons of mass destruction programmes, the Associated Press reported . In Chile, the experts said, North Korean hackers demonstrated "increasing sophistication in social engineering", by using LinkedIn to offer a job to an employee of the Chilean interbank network Redbanc, which connects the ATMs of all the country's banks.

World News USA government delays tariffs on phones, laptops and video game consoles
Author: 0 USA government delays tariffs on phones, laptops and video game consoles

Trade Representative said in a press release. For imports that aren't being delayed or excluded, Chinese imports will see a tariff increase of 10% starting September 1. USTR intends to conduct an exclusion process for products subject to the additional tariff. The US and China are fighting over US allegations that Beijing steals trade secrets and forces foreign companies to hand over technology, as part of a drive to become a world leader in advanced technologies such as artificial ...

World News Norwegian police say mosque shooting is a terror attempt
Author: 0 Norwegian police say mosque shooting is a terror attempt

Unni Fries, the suspect's lawyer, declined to offer any further information and told AFP that she needed "much more time to get into the case". Authorities say that the suspect holds "far-right" and "anti-immigrant" views. Dagbladet, one of Norway largest newspapers, reported that on day of the attack, Manshaus wrote online he had been "chosen" by "Saint (Brenton) Tarrant", the Christchurch gunman.

World News Argentines lose patience with economy and Macri
Author: 0 Argentines lose patience with economy and Macri

Happy and excited about the results of the primary elections, presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez said that "A new Argentina is being born, " and another history is beginning to be written. Argentina's main political parties had already chosen their presidential nominees, allowing the primary to serve as a first concrete measure of voter sentiment.

World News Iran warns of war if 'Zionists' enter the Persian Gulf
Author: 0 Iran warns of war if 'Zionists' enter the Persian Gulf

He added that Iraq was "seeking to reduce tensions in the region through negotiations, while the presence of Western forces in the region is increasing them". Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has warned there's a potential for war if Israel joins the maritime coalition in the Persian Gulf. Israel's contribution to the mission would be limited to intelligence.

World News Queen, despite Epstein scandal behind Prince Andrew - view
Author: 0 Queen, despite Epstein scandal behind Prince Andrew - view

Ms Giuffre's lawyers said: "Ms Sjoberg's testimony also corroborates Ms Giuffre's account of being lent out to Prince Andrew by (Maxwell)". She is only mentioned after one of the billionaire's former handymen claimed to have met " Princess Diana's secretary with her children".

World News Maine Conservationists Decry Changes To Endangered Species Act
Author: 0 Maine Conservationists Decry Changes To Endangered Species Act

The changes end blanket protections for animals newly deemed threatened and allow federal authorities for the first time to take into account the economic cost of protecting a particular species. Reaction to the changes divides along party lines, with Democrats and environmentalists saying the changes undermine the intention of Endangered Species Act and put thousands of species at risk of extinction at a time when scientists are warning that species are vanishing at unprecedented rates.

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