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People Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopens after spat
Author: 0 Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopens after spat

Tourists and worshippers were locked out of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem " until further notice " from Sunday, over proposals to tax property and seize land sold to private buyers. The apparent reversal prompted joyous celebrations by hundreds of Palestinian Christians who gathered outside Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulcher to express their satisfaction.

People Satellite images reveal new Iranian base in Syria
Author: 0 Satellite images reveal new Iranian base in Syria

The report was based on satellite images acquired exclusively by Fox News , showing what appears to be a military base eight miles northwest of Damascus. Joseph Votel said in a written statement submitted to the House Armed Services Committee before attending its hearing on Terrorism and Iran in Congress.

People Stand up to bullying by wearing pink on Wednesday
Author: 0 Stand up to bullying by wearing pink on Wednesday

In schools, workplaces, online and in our homes. Local schools, police, the library and many others were posting photos to social media showing off their pink. In 2017 alone more than 59,300 youth and children were helped. This week, the Red Cross will hold Imagine No Bullying presentations at 30 schools. Ten years after the movement started at a Nova Scotia High School, the Pink Shirt Day anti-bullying campaign still matters to Saskatchewan students , say the people helping lead the ...

People Saudi Arabia's King Salman initiates major military reshuffle
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia's King Salman initiates major military reshuffle

The ministry's "development document includes developing the vision and strategy of the ministry, its organizational structure, governance, and human resources requirements", the official Saudi Press Agency reported. Previous year dozens of prominent Saudi figures, including princes, ministers and billionaires, were locked up in Riyadh's five-star Ritz-Carlton hotel as the prince led a drive against corruption and abuse of power.

People HUD: Carson asks agency to cancel $31k dining set
Author: 0 HUD: Carson asks agency to cancel $31k dining set

Compassion, Mr. Carson explained in an interview, means not giving people "a comfortable setting that would make somebody want to say: 'I'll just stay here". HUD also spent $31,000 a year ago to replace a dining room set in Carson's office, according to federal records and a whistleblower. The Carson controversy stems from alleged requests for agency spending by the secretary's wife, Candy Carson .

People N. Korean Leaders Used Brazilian Passports to Apply for Visas
Author: 0 N. Korean Leaders Used Brazilian Passports to Apply for Visas

According to the source, the fake passport may have been used to travel to Brazil, Japan and Hong Kong, with Japanese media, namely The Yomiuri Shimbun , having reported in 2011 that Kim Jong-un visited Tokyo as a child in 1991 using a Brazilian passport - before the issue date on the two Brazilian passports.

People UN Documents Reveal 'Chemical' Cooperation between Syria, North Korea
Author: 0 UN Documents Reveal 'Chemical' Cooperation between Syria, North Korea

According to a report by the United Nations experts, North Korea has been shipping supplies to the Syrian Government which could be used in producing chemical weapons, reported the New York Times . "It's scary that these regimes have crossed these red lines and there's been no real success in stopping them", said analyst Jay Solomon of the Washington Institute think tank, who has written extensively about links between the Syrian and North Korean governments.

People President Donald Trump Is Reportedly Hurting North America's 2026 World Cup Bid
Author: 0 President Donald Trump Is Reportedly Hurting North America's 2026 World Cup Bid

The ballots will be cast just days before the opening match of the 2018 World Cup between Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia in Moscow - with the 2026 hosts expected to be announced on June 13 . The African nation is going up against the joint might of the United States along with Canada and Mexico. Some South American associations, it is being suggested, might not be too inclined to vote for the US-led bid because of the ongoing anti-corruption investigation by the US Department of ...

People LSU Loses Heartbreaker in OT, 83-74
Author: 0 LSU Loses Heartbreaker in OT, 83-74

The chance for a break even season in the SEC slipped away in overtime for LSU, as SC held on for a 83-74 win in Columbia. Hassani Gravett scored all six of his points in the extra period, including a 3-pointer to open the period as the Gamecocks scored the first nine points of overtime.

People Flood fears intensify as storms hit central and southern US
Author: 0 Flood fears intensify as storms hit central and southern US

Additionally, some cities are concerned about another storm that's expected to develop over central states this week. A flood watch is in effect for Hamilton, Bledsoe, Marion, Meigs, Rhea and Sequatchie counties from 7 p.m. Much of the heavy rain will stay south of Kentucky, across Tennessee and northern regions of Gulf Coast states, according to the National Weather Service , which also predicts around one-half to three-quarters of an inch of rain falling across southern IN and northern ...

People Rain showers linger into Thursday, with drier weather by Friday
Author: 0 Rain showers linger into Thursday, with drier weather by Friday

Little accumulation. North/northeast winds 0 to 5 miles per hour. Blue skies will return Friday , but so will high winds. Winds will be northeast-north at 15-20 miles per hour with wind chills around 27-38°. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

People At least 15 dead in Egyptian train crash
Author: 0 At least 15 dead in Egyptian train crash

Egypt's railway system has a poor safety record, mostly blamed on decades of badly maintained equipment and poor management. Head of Beheira Security Directorate Alaa Abdel Fattah told Extra News Channel that two wagons were separated from the passenger train, colliding with the cargo train.

People World looks ahead to 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo
Author: 0 World looks ahead to 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo

The Tokyo Olympics are scheduled for July 24 to August 9, 2020. Delegation head Yasuo Saito said, "The record was a result of people working hard to improve the competitiveness of athletes in summer and winter sports". There's a reason the 2020 Olympics are expected to be the most innovative games in history, and the 2020 games will showcase Japanese culture. The blue mascot is the one representing the Olympics while the pink oversees the Paralympics.

Author: 0 DCU top Irish university for Communications and Media Studies

At least one United Kingdom institution was ranked in the world's top three in 32 of the 48 subjects. "With the Commonwealth Games set to bring a wave of new visitors to the Gold Coast in the next month, it is also quite fitting that Griffith be showcased at this time as the number one university in Australia in the subject area of hospitality and leisure management ", Professor O'Connor said.

People Ex-Trump top aide Manafort pleads not guilty, faces September trial
Author: 0 Ex-Trump top aide Manafort pleads not guilty, faces September trial

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson chastised Manafort for issuing a statement on the latest charges against him, saying it violated her restrictions against public comments. "This does not alter my commitment to defend myself against the untrue piled up charges contained in the indictments against me". Gates once served as Mr.

People US Education Dept to probe Michigan State Uni over sex abuse scandal
Author: 0 US Education Dept to probe Michigan State Uni over sex abuse scandal

In the wake of his criminal proceedings, which led the Michigan Attorney General's office to identify at least 265 young women who were sexually abused by Nassar, complaints about sexual assault have increased. The university also has asserted immunity from claims made under state law, though interim President John Engler said recently he hopes mediation will result in "a just resolution" for the survivors.

People Western Powers Condemn Iran Over Alleged Arms-Embargo Violations
Author: 0 Western Powers Condemn Iran Over Alleged Arms-Embargo Violations

According to Reuters and Algemeiner , the drafted resolution first stated that Iran violated an embargo on supplying weapons to the Houthis based on a report from United Nations experts but was later watered down to only express "particular concern" about Iran's violations to appease Russian Federation.

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