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Israel appoints country's first female sharia judge

Israel appoints country's first female sharia judge

Arab-Israeli lawmakers hailed the appointment as an achievement for Arab-Israeli women in the Jewish state. Aida Touma-Sliman, a female Arab lawmaker from the Joint List coalition, called Khatib's appointment "a historic move" that was the result of a long legal struggle, adding it would benefit all Arabs in Israel.


Limbaugh Is 'Not Happy' About Trump 'Caving' On Border Wall

Limbaugh Is 'Not Happy' About Trump 'Caving' On Border Wall

If the spending bill does not pass, the government will be forced to halt all spending until spending legislation is approved. Trump also pushed for his border wall, a central campaign pledge that he still insists Mexico will pay for in the end, though Democrats and even most Republicans doubt that will ever come to pass.



Trump administration full of mixed messages ahead of shutdown fight

A series of legislative and symbolic deadlines come to a head this week in Washington amid a slew of polling that suggests President Donald Trump is historically unpopular at this early moment in his White House. "The border zone is a bright spot in our state's struggling economy, thanks to a productive trade relationship with Mexico, but President Trump's rhetoric and policies risk throwing all of that away".


Venezuela's chief prosecutor decries violence as deaths rise

Venezuela's chief prosecutor decries violence as deaths rise

Maduro is accused of eroding democracy and plunging the oil-rich economy into chaos; over the past year citizens have suffered from food shortages and a lack of basic services as crime rises. Ten people have been killed during near daily clashes this month between security forces armed with rubber bullets and tear gas and protesters sometimes throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails.


Suspect in assault of girl had been deported 16 years ago

Suspect in assault of girl had been deported 16 years ago

Santiago Martinez-Flores, 48, is wanted for burglary and sexual assault in connection with the February 26 incident at Clackamas Trails Apartments in unincorporated Milwaukie, according to Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. There is also an online tip report at the department's webpage. "I hope they put them away for a long, long time". However, the girl was able to describe her attacker and authorities said they found physical evidence linking Martinez-Flores to the crime.



Tokyo, Washington start joint drills in Pacific Ocean

Two Japanese destroyers also recently sailed with the USA carrier group in the western Pacific . It was not immediately clear how long the Japanese destroyers would sail alongside the USA carrier group. The United States has called on China to do more to help defuse the tension.Last Thursday, Trump praised Chinese efforts to rein in "the menace of North Korea", after North Korean state media warned the United States of a "super-mighty pre-emptive strike".