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Israel wants White House to explain U.S. official's Western Wall comment

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says President Donald Trump's is concerned about how moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would affect the Mideast peace process. For his part, Shukri expressed his country's keenness on reaching a peaceful and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian-Israeli issue, within several Arab frameworks that include the Arab Peace Initiative Committee and the Arab ministerial committee tasked with ending the Israeli occupation of Palestinian ...



Latest North Korea missile test represents significant advance

South Korea's foreign ministry welcomed the latest UNSC statement as a "swift" and "resolute" response to the North's provocations, saying that it will prepare to discuss countermeasures in the upcoming emergency session of the council. ICBM's are considered to have a range of about 6,000km, but analysts believe the missile tested on Sunday would have travelled about 4,000km if it had been fired at a standard trajectory rather than upwards.



Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

I've heard from far too many small business owners who haven't been able to create the jobs they want to because of the costly mandates, regulations and taxes that the "Affordable" Care Act placed on them. "We have to deliver", he said or risk voters losing confidence in their government. You knew there were 217 yes votes to pass the bill, thus your no vote would raise your standing in your district.


Drew Pomeranz injured as Red Sox drop series finale to Rays

Drew Pomeranz injured as Red Sox drop series finale to Rays

It was Sale's seventh straight start with double-digit strikeouts. Evan Longoria and Sucre both had two singles, and Souza's homer came during a seven-run ninth as the Rays matched their season-high with 16 hits in a game that lasted 4 hours, 32 minutes.


Iran presidential elections: Tehran mayor drops out to back hardliner

Iran presidential elections: Tehran mayor drops out to back hardliner

Iranian opposition figure Mehdi Karroubi , under house arrest since 2011, will back President Hassan Rouhani's bid for a second term in Friday's election, his family told Reuters. Iranian cleric Ebrahim Raisi leaves at the conclusion of a press briefing after registering his candidacy for the May 19 presidential elections at the Interior Ministry in Tehran, Iran, Friday, April 14, 2017.



Military service looms for Players champion Si Woo Kim

But, while McNealy was preparing to lead Stanford in a National Collegiate Athletics Association regional tournament that started yesterday, Kim turned back the deepest field in professional golf to win the Players Championship on Sunday. Kevin Streelman, who finished 6-over par, walks on the second hole of the first round. These photos are just some of the highlights of this year's Players Championship.