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Israel fumes over Unesco resolution on excavations in Old City

In all, rather than contributing the originally allocated $11.7 million to the United Nations budget this year, Israel will now contribute only $2.7 million. Carmel Shama-Hacohen, Israel's ambassador to UNESCO, wearing the country's flag around his shoulders, said Israel will stay in its eternal capital despite the resolution's approval.


Obama warned Trump about hiring Michael Flynn

Obama warned Trump about hiring Michael Flynn

Flynn was forced to resign as Trump's national security advisor in February after failing to disclose the nature of phone discussions with Russia's ambassador in Washington , Sergey Kislyak. Mr Obama's warning to Mr Trump came before concerns emerged about Mr Flynn's contacts with the Russian ambassador, a former Obama official told NBC News.



Erdogan seeks to send Trump stern message on Syrian Kurds

Syrians are furious after pictures showing American tanks and military vehicles driving through Kurdish territory in the north of the country were posted this weekend. The US-YPG cooperation began under the Obama administration, and while Mr Trump said he would rethink the relationship when he took office, little has changed.


Pak army withdraws tweet rejecting notification on Dawn Leaks by PMO

Pak army withdraws tweet rejecting notification on Dawn Leaks by PMO

The prime minister was pleased to approve the "unanimous recommendations" of the Dawn Leaks Inquiry Committee vide Orders No. 1707/M/SPM/2017 dated 29th April 2017, the new notification reads. The committee's report - the contents of which have so far not been made public - had also contained the committee's recommendations on the matter. Government-military relations are a sensitive topic in Pakistan, which has had a history of military coups since gaining independence from Britain in 1947.



Comey sought more Russian Federation resources before firing

Trump made a similar case on Twitter, saying Comey had "lost the confidence of nearly everyone in Washington ", adding: "When things calm down, they will be thanking me!" So it's understandable that, during a Wednesday press conference, White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would be asked about why Trump made a decision to include the "three separate occasions" paragraph - not to mention about the tension between what Trump claims and what Comey said under ...


Thunderstorms possible later Wednesday, but severe risk removed from forecast

Thunderstorms possible later Wednesday, but severe risk removed from forecast

Wednesday moving northeast at about 45 miles per hour, according to the weather service in Norman. There will also be a 10-20 percent chance of thunderstorms for the Big Country. More clouds are in store on Thursday with slightly cooler highs in the mid-60s. SUNDAY: Mostly sunny and warm for Mother's Day. Highs those five days will be in the upper-50s to around 60.