• Israel has detained one million Palestinians since its creation

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    Palestinians have rallied on social media to mark the occasion, which comes during the year of the 50th anniversary of the Israel occupation of the Palestinian territories captured during the six day war in 1967. Barghouti declined to offer a defense at his trial and refused to recognize the Israeli court's jurisdiction and legitimacy. "After exhausting all other options, I decided there was no choice but to resist these abuses by going on a hunger strike".
  • Audit of disabled parking placard applications shines light on fraud

    Audit of disabled parking placard applications shines light on fraud

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    And when local parking enforcement officers conduct sting operations to punish people illegally using the placards, they can not easily verify placards. Auditors found that 26,000 placard holders - if they are still alive - would be 100 or older. Howle's office found that the name and date of birth for almost 35,000 placard holders matched entries in federal death records.
  • United States aircraft carrier to reach waters near NKorea next week

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    Thus far, reports on Vinson's impending arrival in waters near South Korea have come from White House and other Washington officials. Officials in the Trump administration cited a premature announcement from the military's Pacific Command, in addition to an erroneous statement made by Secretary Jim Mattis, to explain the confusion.
  • Nuclear war 'always' a concern with North Korea

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    Instead, at the end of the second day of the Trump-Xi meeting, Trump ordered the U.S. Navy Carl Vinson carrier strike group to turn around and proceed to the waters off the Korean Peninsula, a clear show of force that Kim and his regime must view as highly provocative.
  • One Trump tweet, four whoppers about Kansas special election

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    The National Republican Congressional Committee spent almost $100,000 at the end of the race for ads that called Thompson "too extreme for Kansas" and accused him of supporting "late-term abortions". "It's only 100 days, in which we've done a tremendous amount, so I think the 6th could gain a lot from a person like myself as a Congressman who has that great relationship", LeVell told VOA.
  • British PM calls for snap general election on June 8

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    Others joked about the frequency at which Britons are called to the urns. The Fixed-Term Parliaments Act sets the general election date as the first Thursday in May every five years, meaning 2020 is the next expected contest. Inside Story: Can Brexit be finished in two years? Certainly, the Conservatives' election prospects look promising. But with just nine MPs, Sarah Olney's success in the Richmond Park by-election added to the eight survivors of the 2015 disaster, any chance of the ...
  • Three Killed Near Downtown Fresno After Shooting Spree

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    Fresno Police chief Jerry Dyer reviews notes on the triple fatal shooting before addressing the media Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Fresno, Calif. Muhammad also was wanted in connection with another shooting last week that killed a security guard at a Fresno motel who had responded to a disturbance.
  • Blue Jackets stay alive in National Hockey League playoffs with win over Penguins

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    After the first three games of the playoff series with Pittsburgh, the Blue Jackets players shed their gear in a room that was almost silent. A first-round draft pick (No. We certainly weren't good enough tonight. "We kept climbing back". It seemed fitting that any reasonable hope they had of getting a pair of goals in the final two minutes of regulation was snuffed by an unforced error , because they had been guilty of gaffes and blunders throughout the game.
  • Glance: Retailers who sell or no longer sell Ivanka Trump products

    Glance: Retailers who sell or no longer sell Ivanka Trump products

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    As NBC reported earlier this month, 53 of 56 shipments of Ivanka Trump-branded products imported to the United States since her father was elected president came from China. Despite efforts to address ethical concerns, Trump remains, for many, the living embodiment of the brand that bears her name. Ivanka herself is revered in China , where her story, brand, and dynastic family situation resonate with young professional women.