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Israeli military kills two as Gaza border simmers -Palestinians

Israeli military kills two as Gaza border simmers -Palestinians

Another AP headline (4/7/18) said, "Gaza Buries Journalist Who Died After Covering Mass Protests", a reference to Palestinian journalist Yasser Murtaja , whom Israel shot while he filmed Friday's march in Gaza. Greenblatt has called to move the Gaza Strip to the control of the PA ever since a year ago, and is continuing to promote that policy line, even though the PA has been boycotting the Trump administration for its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.


Donald Trump Plans to Pardon Dick Cheney Aide Scooter Libby

Donald Trump Plans to Pardon Dick Cheney Aide Scooter Libby

A pardon of Mr Libby would paradoxically put Mr Trump in the position of absolving one of the chief architects of the Iraq War, which Mr Trump has denounced as a catastrophic miscalculation. Trump first used his pardon authority previous year to pardon the controversial former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio , who'd been convicted of criminal contempt related to his methods of going after undocumented immigrants.


Wide action against child sex abuse nets 150 accused

Wide action against child sex abuse nets 150 accused

The U.K.'s National Crime Agency identified one of the alleged participants as a Toronto man, leading to the involvement of police there. Toronto police say more than a dozen Canadians have been either arrested or convicted as part of a three-year worldwide investigation into child sexual abuse.


E. Coli cases in NJ part of larger national problem, CDC says

E. Coli cases in NJ part of larger national problem, CDC says

New Jersey has the most cases of people falling ill with six while Idaho is second with four cases. So far, the CDC reports 17 people have been affected in Washington, Idaho, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and CT. coli outbreak. It harms the kidneys when damaged red blood cells and other pieces clog up the organs and prevent them from doing their job of filtering waste from the body.


US, Russia clash at United Nations over chemical weapons attacks in Syria

US, Russia clash at United Nations over chemical weapons attacks in Syria

President Donald Trump warned of missile attacks. Later, Nebenzia, addressing Haley directly, said , "I would once again ask you, once again beseech you, to refrain from the plans that you are now developing for Syria". Alternatively, a Syria strike could also be justified as action to stop the use or spread of weapons of mass destruction taken because the U.N. Security Council has been unable to act.


Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation Protecting Special Counsel Mueller

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation Protecting Special Counsel Mueller

Her statement came after Trump suggested, talking to reporters that he could fire the Special Counsel, since "it's a disgrace what's going on". "We've been advised that the president certainly has the power to make that decision", she said , responding to questions about the president's legal ability to fire Mueller.