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Trump condemns Holocaust deniers

Trump condemns Holocaust deniers

But he blamed anti-Semitism for global support for Palestinians in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They have repeatedly expressed concern about the White House chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, who was accused by a former wife of making anti-Jewish comments.


Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

That pre-condition was actually put in place by the Obama administration, and mayors have said that piece of law is something they actually comply with that law, which requires communication of citizenship status of individuals, even if they don't cooperate with other requests from federal immigration law enforcement.


Double executions in Arkansas; first in US since 2000

Double executions in Arkansas; first in US since 2000

The State of Arkansas has completed the first double execution in the United States since 2000 with the executions of Jack Jones Jr. and Marcel Williams. "There are no words that would fully express my remorse for the pain that I caused", he wrote. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said after Jones was executed that the law was upheld.



Russian Energy Min Says Oil Market Situation Improving, Surplus Shrinking

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures added 23 US cents, or 0.5 per cent, by 0037 GMT, but were still below the US$50 mark pierced on Friday at US$49.85 a barrel. Omani Oil and Gas Minister Mohammad bin Hamad al-Rumhy said a "quite high" number of producers favoured extending the supply restraint agreement. Citigroup Inc.



Japan's Disaster Minister Masahiro Imamura resigns over remark about 2011 tsunami

Masahiro Imamura, minister in charge of reconstruction of the disaster-hit Tohoku region, intends to resign in the wake of controversial comments about the disaster, sources said Tuesday night. The opposition could delay Diet deliberations by attacking Abe about the Imamura controversy. He then attempted to oust the journalist whose question led to the remarks at a news conference, shouting: "Get out!" Abe's support now hovers around 50 per cent despite a series of recent scandals, ...



Large crowds as Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day

As we still commemorate it now, this was known as the "First Light". During the war, friends and families of soldiers would send care packages overseas - and they created a biscuit made of rolled oats, sugar, flour, coconut and butter, as this recipe was least likely to spoil during the journey.