Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Trump pledges to help end Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Trump asserted that both Israel and the Palestinians are ready to pursue a peace agreement and reiterated his "personal commitment" to helping them achieve that goal. "It's not going to come through negations; it's only going to come through exert...

'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader

As for follow-up, "The one thing that it probably will be is quiet and discreet", the official said. While it was Israel that Trump lavished with praise, in the end neither side got all it wanted. Abbas, who has been politically weakened at home ...

Key benchmarks in President Donald Trump's budget

Robert Aderholt, the Republican chairman of the appropriations subcommittee that oversees agriculture spending, told Perdue. He says the "costs of excessive government commitments" has "forced us into hard choices". Clark replied, "I am shocked". "...

Andy Burnham: Manchester mayor's statement in full Andy Burnham: Manchester mayor's statement in full

Police have confirmed a number of children are amongst the dead. Speaking this morning, Burnham, who was elected as mayor of Manchester on May 4, said "after our darkest of nights, Manchester is today waking up to the most hard of dawns".

Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Kurds Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Kurds

And when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits the White House this week, the most he and President Donald Trump may be able to do is agree to disagree, and move on. Arming the Kurds is the right tack for Trump to take, a decision that fo...

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

Presented on Tuesday, the proposal's main entitlement programs affected by Trump's plan is Medicaid , which provides healthcare coverage to low-income citizens and which will see its funding reduced by $610 billion under the proposal , Efe news r...

Bogaerts scores twice on wild pitches, Red Sox thump Rangers Bogaerts scores twice on wild pitches, Red Sox thump Rangers

And they have hit only 38 homers in 43 games. He certainly wasn't bad , to be fair. He could see time against left-handed pitching though. We'll get to that in a minute, though. Then, Delino DeShields couldn't get to Andrew Benitendi's fly ball, w...

Chocolate eaters 'may have lower risk of irregular heartbeat' Chocolate eaters 'may have lower risk of irregular heartbeat'

Chan School of Public Health. Alongside this, their health was recorded and 3, 346 cases of AF were documented among those participating in the 13-and-a-half-year study . Researchers concluded that dark chocolate is best to promote healthy blood v...

Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks

President Donald Trump abandoned former President Barack Obama's policy of engagement toward Iran in favor of a tougher stance during his first trip overseas. They said if Trump managed to convince each side to call the other's bluff for long enoug...

Sudirman Cup 2017: India defeat Indonesia 4-1 Sudirman Cup 2017: India defeat Indonesia 4-1

In Group 2 , Australia eased past the United States of America 4-1, while Singapore thrashed Austria 5-0. The Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold runners-up made an fantastic start by pocketing the first game following which the Danish team stormed back t...

Some Heavy Storms Possible Tomorrow, Dry Tuesday/Wednesday, More Storms Later in Week

This will make skies partly cloudy for most and highs will be in the mid/ upper 80s. Lows fall into the middle 40s with a breeze out of the northwest at 10-15 miles per hour. Going into Monday , the weather service puts the likelihood of heavy rain...

White House: Trump staffer's Western Wall comment does not reflect administration policy

While Trump has not taken any action on his pledge to move the embassy so far, the Palestinian leadership fiercely opposes any such effort, and the global community has warned that it could spark unrest. Over the weekend, the US and Israel already pu...

Ariana Grande concert attack: 119 wounded, 64 people still hospitalized

Monday night's attack at a concert by U.S. pop star Ariana Grande left 22 people dead, including an eight-year-old girl, and dozens injured. Twitter fan page Ariana Updates posted details last night on the USA singer's heroic gesture. British offi...

Proposed budget would cut farm programs by $38 billion Proposed budget would cut farm programs by $38 billion

Perdue and acting deputy secretary Mike Young talked to reporters, with Young addressing all questions related to the budget, which was put together by White House staff largely before Perdue took office a few weeks ago. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., ca...

Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South

Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Residents should remain indoors and keep in mind that severe hail can potentially smash auto windshields, cause injuries and punch holes in roofs, the National Weather Service said. A flood advi...

Millions to lose coverage under Republican health bill, CBO says Millions to lose coverage under Republican health bill, CBO says

GOP conservatives and moderates are divided ideologically in the Senate just as they were in the House, where the repeal and replace bill squeaked by. Richard Neal of MA, the top Democrat on the House Ways & Means Committee. "The report makes clea...

Trump Administration Proposes Tougher Line on 'Sanctuary Cities' Over Detainer Requests Trump Administration Proposes Tougher Line on 'Sanctuary Cities' Over Detainer Requests

Included in the White House's budget proposal is language that would allow the administration to circumvent a court order and take away funds from state and local governments that protect undocumented immigrants. Sessions' memo , issued Monday, na...

Indonesia police arrests dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna Indonesia police arrests dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna

The punishment, condemned by rights groups, marked the first application of anti-homosexuality laws introduced in the province in 2014. The two men were arrested on 28 March 2017 and charged with consensual same-sex sexual relations ( liwath ) un...

Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

The following are stories and tables about President Donald Trump's proposed budget for the fiscal year 2018 starting October 1, unveiled by the White House on Monday and due to be delivered to Congress on Tuesday. The proposal is laced with cuts t...

Philippine official downplays alleged China war threats

Separately, officials from the two countries agreed to discuss "mutually acceptable approaches" to South China Sea issues during a bilateral consultation in the Chinese city of Guiyang on Friday , according to a joint statement released by the Ph...

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