Benjamin Netanyahu throws Hamas policy paper on Israel into the bin - literally

Barghouti's wife and other Palestinian officials dismissed the video as fake and an attempt to break the hunger strikers. "Your freedom is a national duty and your dignity is our dignity", Hamiyeh said. Hamas ignored the dismissal and a Haniyeh-led Hamas government remained in place in Gaza, while Abbas appointed a rival administration in autonomous West Bank enclaves under his control.

Five things the new GOP health plan won't do

The federal government now picks up almost all of the cost for the 31 states that expanded Medicaid to cover low-income people who make too much to qualify for the traditional program. Congressman Meadows will work with his conservative Senate colleagues, Sens. Paul proposed his own plan, The Obamacare Replacement Act, which would eliminate the employer and individual mandate, expands the Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and allows small business owners and individuals to create Association ...

Korean parties criticize Pyongyang for missile test

North Korea has recently increased its missile test launches amid mounting tensions in the region and with the USA. A statement said that the missile was sacked from near Kusong City, in North Phyongan province, and that the South Korean and USA militaries are analysing the details.

"Sanctuary City" Bill headed to Gov. Abbott's desk

Abbott, who as attorney general in 2010 signed onto court briefs supporting Arizona's law, is now on the verge of making sanctuary cities the defining issue of his first term as governor. Abbott and Lt. Gov. State Rep. Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin, one of the authors of House Bill 1776 , said the measure is meant to ensure public school students are educated on the most critical components of USA history and civics.

S. Korea's new president will engage North, reconsider THAAD

If the conditions shape up, I will go to Pyongyang", Moon said. It was here that big, peaceful candlelit protests against Mr Moon's disgraced predecessor, Park Geun-hye.Park began late a year ago, helping pave the way for his election win months later.