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Just 17% of Americans Have a Positive View of Jared Kushner

Just 17% of Americans Have a Positive View of Jared Kushner

President Obama's last ambassador to Israel , Daniel Shapiro, praised Kushner for mourning Malka's death, and confirmed to The Intercept that the Obama Administration had also described Palestinian attacks on Israeli soldiers as terrorism .


Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

Coach Juan Carlos Osorio says it will be the ideal opportunity to show that Mexican soccer has matured and reached a level at which it can succeed under the most hard circumstances. "At high-profile tournaments, we need to reach a higher quality". New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson defended his players and said the fact they were able to fully test the more fancied Mexicans was a more likely reason for their frustration.



Australia to resume air combat missions over Syria

A temporary suspension was declared on Tuesday after Russian Federation warned it would treat aircraft from the US-led coalition as potential targets. The threat was seen as retaliation for the USA downing of a Syrian air force jet, as tensions in the region rose. Australia is part of the coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and in late 2015 extended air operations into Syria, with a total of 780 defence personnel based in the Middle East.



DU Admissions 2017: Minnows throw up big surprises in first cut-offs

OBC candidates need 95.25% for B.Com. SC students need 92.00% for B.Com. and 95.00% for BAA Economics. Ramjas College had given highest cut offs past year. The cutoff for science subjects remained nearly same as previous year with Chemistry (H) at 97.33 per cent and Physics (H) at 97 per cent. For Economics (hons), the dip is of 0.50 percentage points from last year's 98.25%.


Islamic militants take hostages at Philippine school: Army

Islamic militants take hostages at Philippine school: Army

Rebel spokesman Abu Misry Mamah acknowledged in a radio interview that his group staged the attack, but said they only took hold of some villagers to protect them during the gunbattle. Hundreds of gunmen initially attacked a lightly guarded military outpost at dawn, with about 30 then taking over the school and using civilians as human shields, the military said.