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Palestinian People Mark Palestinian Prisoners' Day

Demonstrators take part in a rally in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, in the West Bank city of Ramallah April 17, 2017. Erdan said Barghouti was transferred to another prison in northern Israel and was placed in solitary confinement. The strike has been called for by prominent Palestinian prisoner and leader Marwan Barghouti, who is now serving a life sentence over his role in the second Palestinian intifada - or uprising.


Russian Federation blocks United Nations condemnation of N.Korea missile test

Russian Federation blocks United Nations condemnation of N.Korea missile test

On Sunday, North Korea attempted to launch another missile, but failed, according to the data of the United States air forces - the missile exploded nearly rights after the launch. She said that she wanted Pyongyang to see that the United States was not an aggressor. Besides that, in the past the call for dialogue was repeatedly included in the UN Security Council press statements concerning missile launches by Pyongyang and this did not arouse any doubts from Washington.


Trump orders review on lifting Iran sanctions

Trump orders review on lifting Iran sanctions

But Tillerson noted in his letter, and repeated during his appearance Wednesday, that Iran continues to foment violence around the world. Tillerson said a 90-day review of the deal by the Trump administration will not only look at whether Iran is complying with the deal, as the State Department certified it was on April 18, but also whether Tehran's behavior in the region continues to undermine usa interests in the region.


Arkansas US Sen. Cotton was booed for defending Trump on tax returns

Arkansas US Sen. Cotton was booed for defending Trump on tax returns

In late February, Trump said the tax plan was "very well finalized", only a day after press secretary Sean Spicer said it would be released "in the next couple weeks". According to PolitiFact , Trump is the first major party presidential nominee since Gerald Ford to not release his tax returns. On Sunday, he implied the demand for the returns should have ended when he won the election.



AP Haiti Investigation Mentioned at UN Meeting

Haley said sex abuse by UN peacekeepers "must stop" and that the United States will continue to demand that countries hold accountable soldiers who face allegations while serving under the UN flag. The U.N.'s child rape problem extends well beyond the Haitian example. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is calling on countries to hold soldiers accountable for sexual abuse and exploitation .



Justice Gorsuch Jumps Right Into Questioning In Supreme Court Debut

Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Board , the first case before the justices Monday, concerns jurisdiction over certain types of federal employment lawsuits. Missouri said there is nothing unconstitutional about its grant program. "Thomas, however, had said he relied on legal briefs to answer questions".