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Global Media Israel removing metal detectors from al-Aqsa compound
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At a meeting that included Sheikh Abdul Azim Salhab, chairman of the Wakf Muslim religious trust; Sheikh Muhammad Hussein, the mufti of Jerusalem; and Sheikh Ekrema Sabri, chairman of the higher Islamic Council; it was decided that there would be no entry for prayers at al-Aksa, and that a sit-in protest launched ten days ago at Lions' Gate near the mosque would continue.

Global Media President Trump continues tweet rant against AG Jeff Sessions
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If Trump were to fire Sessions , US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein would be elevated to the top post on an acting basis. Mr. Trump was critical on Tuesday about what he called Mr. "But he was a senator, he looks at 40,000 people and he probably says, 'What do I have to lose?' And he endorsed me", Trump explained. But it's precisely Sessions's involvement in the campaign and subsequent recusal from Mueller's investigation that has made it impossible for Sessions to do what ...

Global Media Court: Former VW executive to plead guilty in emissions scandal
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District Judge Sean Cox on Tuesday morning that Schmidt had made a decision to plead guilty. Schmidt's attorney did not immediately return requests for comment. An FBI affidavit cited him as a cooperating witness in the government's case. Mr. Schmidt is one of eight former Volkswagen executives who have been charged in the United States.

Global Media Mother of Halamish Terrorist Arrested on Incitement Charges
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He said Hamas holds Israel responsible for all consequences. "It is a mistake to compare this bloody massacre in Neve Tsuf which was the direct result of rampant incitement, to the security measures taken at the Temple Mount", she said, referring to the comparisons being made by Islamists in Israel and overseas.

Global Media Corbyn divides Labour with definite pledge to leave single market post-Brexit
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Gardiner also said the United Kingdom would become a "vassal state" of Brussels if it adopted a Norwegian style relationship with the EU. He said, on the Marr show: "The single market is dependent on membership of the European Union". "So, I wonder, whether, perhaps, we might see Mr Corbyn's fortunes with the young decline". We would be bound to try to negotiate it but why would America give us that access when it's got all the liberalisation of our markets that it wants.

Global Media 'Goldwater Rule' Still In Place Barring Many Psychiatrists From Commenting On Trump
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According to Scientific American , one of the association's past presidents, Dr. Prudence Gourguechon , said the rule change was motivated by "belief in the value of psychoanalytic knowledge in explaining human behavior". What do you think, should mental health professionals be free to speculate on the mental state of elected officials? The Goldwater Rule states it is unethical for people to diagnose public figures they have not examined.

Global Media Top Vatican official Cardinal George Pell heads to court on historic day
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The pre-eminent cleric has been granted a leave of absence by the Pope, who has made clear the cardinal would not be forced to resign his post as head of the Vatican's powerful economic ministry. His next court date will be on September 8th. "The whole idea of sexual abuse is abhorrent to me", he told reporters last month. The trial begins as Australia is still coming to terms with the shocking statistics published by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Global Media Spieth has career Grand Slam in sights after Open victory
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The first two major champions of the year, Sergio Garcia and Brooks Koepka, both come in at 25-1. I can't tell you how [much] I admired his finish yesterday. "Myself in 1995 I had a three-shot lead going to the PGA and couldn't get it done". So it's tough to win them. R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers added: "One of the main reasons why The Open is so highly regarded as a world class sporting event is the hundreds of thousands of spectators who generate a very special atmosphere for the ...

Global Media Justine Damond: Patrol Car 'Slapped' Before Fatal Shooting
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The search of the shooting scene roughly seven hours after the shooting yielded items that may help authorities better understand the circumstances leading to Noor shooting Damond , who was unarmed at the time. The shooting has been criticized by Australia's prime minister and led to the resignation of the city's police chief. A fake street sign in Minneapolis and St.

Global Media Two men with 30 wives guilty of polygamy
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Blackmore never denied that having the wives was part of his religious beliefs, which allowed him to have what he called "celestial marriages". The duo were both charged with one count of polygamy and now face up two five years in prison .

Global Media Rival Libyan leaders back ceasefire, elections at France talks
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Macron will welcome Sarraj and Haftar before the newly appointed United Nations envoy for Libya , Ghassam Salame, chairs the talks, but the French president will make a statement at the end of the day. Former US president Barack Obama was highly critical of that intervention in Libya . All parties, including those countries that neighbor Libya , were keen to secure a peace deal and work toward ending the migrant crisis, with Libya often used as a gateway to Europe.

Global Media Venezuela's opposition party calls for two-day strike
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Calzadilla said a protest march on Friday, following the strike , will demand that Maduro officially scrap the vote. The unpopular leftist leader is pressing ahead with the vote for a Constitutional Assembly on Sunday despite the opposition of most Venezuelans, a crescendo of worldwide criticism, and some dissent within his ruling Socialist Party.

Global Media Iran Can 'Satisfy' US by Restricting IAEA Inspection: Larijani
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Iran's Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani [Reuters backgrounder] renounced the USA claims and brought his own in a televised speech to other top-ranking judicial officials. Iran's top judge called on the United States on Monday to release Iranians held in US jails and billions of dollars in Iranian assets. Another American, Chinese-born Xiyue Wang, was recently sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran after being convicted of spying.

Global Media Attack at Israel embassy in Jordan's capital Amman
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An image of Israel's Prime Minister embracing the security guard who shot and killed two Jordanians within Israel's embassy in Amman on Sunday has gone viral, stirring already heightened tensions. The Israeli guard was lightly hurt, the media reports said. The Israeli diplomatic team remains confined to the embassy compound, despite plans to evacuate the embassy staff and return them to Israel, Haaretz reported .

Global Media Alice Cooper finds forgotten Andy Warhol painting in storage
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Cooper, real name Vincent Furnier, moved to NY with his late girlfriend Cindy Lang , where they were introduced to Warhol and spent time together in New York's famed Studio 54 nightclub, according to Mr Gordon. Another Warhol electric chair silkscreen from the same series sold for $11.6 million at a 2015 auction. "Andy Warhol was not "Andy Warhol" back then", Gordon noted, adding that, "it was all a swirl of drugs and drinking".

Global Media Tillerson Rumored to Be Considering Early Resignation From State Secretary Post
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expressing growing frustration with the Trump administration and is weighing whether to step down from the post, according to a report from CNN . "My wife told me I'm supposed to do this", he added. Tillerson has clashed with the White House over personnel issues, and had one reported blowup over the inability to get his team in place.