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Saudi Arabia Plays Trump on Iran to Tilt Middle East Balance

It is tempting to believe that a new mediator with a fresh perspective, unwearied by previous foreign-policy experience, might succeed where previous USA presidents have failed . Palestinian officials stressed they believed long-standing USA policy remained unchanged as President Mahmoud Abbas sought to convince Trump to remain committed to a two-state solution to the decadeslong conflict.


Merkel Says Europe Can No Longer Rely on US, Britain

Merkel Says Europe Can No Longer Rely on US, Britain

Fresh from a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels and G7 summit in Sicily, Merkel told a campaign event in Munich - ahead of the coming September general elections - that Europe must take its destiny into its own hands, as Brexit and a Trump-led White House mean less reliable worldwide partners.


44 people rescued after high tide traps them on breakwall

44 people rescued after high tide traps them on breakwall

Around 1:50 PM several people became stranded by the high tide after it washed over parts of the West End Breakwater, a popular walking route to Long Point. Due to shallow depths around the breakwall, rescue crews say they were forced to pull people out of the water with smaller boats provided by the harbormaster and TowBoatUS.



Dumped by Trump, Remaining TPP Nations Vow to Forge Ahead

But economists caution that whatever emerges from the process will be a shadow of the deal Trump killed. It is unclear what a TPP would mean without access to USA markets, a key draw for numerous countries that joined negotiations. "It will participate but would not want it to be China-led". Officials said there remained significant points of disagreement in the talks on RCEP between Southeast Asian countries, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Korea.


OH chief died exiting vehicle at nursing home shooting

OH chief died exiting vehicle at nursing home shooting

Residents were told to stay inside their homes the situation was resolved. Authorities say they've searched two cars belonging to the man suspected of fatally shooting an OH police chief and two nursing home employees. Storefronts were closed Friday afternoon along East Main Street, in the center of the village. "We don't have this stuff go on around here", said Ron Rogers, 67, a local shopkeeper.


Scouts honor fallen veterans at Marietta National Cemetery

Scouts honor fallen veterans at Marietta National Cemetery

For many, it is a time for relaxing and having fun. The command is hard to argue with, as this editorial, published in similar form in the News Tribune on an nearly annual basis, reminds us. "I'm sad he's not with us anymore, but I'm so happy to see him honored. We probably would not be here today, if it were not for these guys right here", added Nathan Martin an Eagle Scout and Boy Scout.