Israel closes people crossing with Gaza: official
Israel closed its only crossing for people with the Gaza Strip on Sunday except for humanitarian cases over border incidents that saw protests and clashes at the weekend, an Israeli official said. A spokeswoman for the Israeli defence ministry unit that oversees the passage confirmed that the Erez crossing had been closed. Border protests and clashes on Friday left two Palestinians dead by Israeli gunfire. [...]
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An earthquake that rocked the island earlier this month killed more than 430 people. [...]
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The president's decision to revoke the former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance turned his feud with his intelligence agencies into an all-out war, uniting former officials against himFor two years, Donald Trump has attacked the US intelligence community as a whole and individually on topics as various as the Iraq war, Hillary Clinton, Michael Flynn, the so-called Steele dossier and, most of all, the Russia investigation. Related: 'Era of Trump': Republicans deep in the [...]
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Watergate Figure John Dean Says McGahn Was Smart To Cooperate With Mueller
Nixon administration attorney John Dean told Slate in an interview Saturday [...]
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Greece emerges from bailouts relieved, but not euphoric
After Portugal, Ireland, Spain and Cyprus, Greece was the last eurozone member to benefit from an international bailout programme in the fallout from the eurozone crisis. In three successive programmes -- 2010, 2012 and 2015 -- the European Union, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund loaned debt-wracked Greece a total 289 billion euros ($330 billion). [...]
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Right-wing, left-wing protesters face off in Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) — Right-wing demonstrators gathered Saturday in Seattle for a "Liberty or Death" rally that drew counter-protesters from the left while dozens of police kept the two sides separated. [...]
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Jugging prevention tips: Robbery and assault outside northwest freeway gas station serves as warning for others
A robbery and assault outside of a northwest freeway gas station Friday morning is another warning about jugging. [...]
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Lockheed Martin's #WorldPhotoDay Tweet Backfires
Lockheed Martin wanted to turn World Photo Day into a publicity stunt, but [...]
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