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Trump becomes first US President to visit Israel's Western Wall

Trump becomes first US President to visit Israel's Western Wall

As the Netanyahus strode along holding hands, as they often do, Trump, walking alongside them, reached out to grasp the First Lady's hand, but video circulated on Twitter appeared to show Melania Trump briefly flicking his hand away. But he added that he had a "feeling that we're going to get there eventually". The Palestinians, if an independent Palestinian state is created, want to claim east Jerusalem as their capital.



Trump to Hold Meetings With Pope Francis, Italian Leadership

Unlike 2001, when both the pope and the president shared opening remarks with journalists present, this meeting will take place nearly entirely in private with journalists having very limited access. "It is a desire to meet despite all of the things that preceded it", Spadaro said. Melania Trump is due to visit a Vatican-owned children's hospital while Ivanka Trump will meet victims of human trafficking and the Sant'Egidio community of activist Catholics.



Clarence Thomas breaks with conservatives to rule against racial gerrymandering

Its review concluded that race was the predominant factor in drawing the two districts at issue. The difference matters because the Supreme Court has said that only racial gerrymandering is constitutionally suspect. The 5-3 ruling on North Carolina District 12 was affirmed by Democratic-nominated Justice Elena Kagan , Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice Stephen Breyer and Republican-nominated Justice Clarence Thomas .



BC May 9, 2017 Election Results and Comments

Weaver told his supporters the party was now beginning negotiations with both the BC Liberals and New Democrats on which deserves to govern the province. NDP Leader John Horgan said Wednesday he wasn't ready to discuss making deals until the vote count is complete, but in the final days of the campaign he called on Green voters to support the NDP, citing the common goals they share.


Pakistan fighter jets fly over Siachen, 'Indian air space not violated'

Pakistan fighter jets fly over Siachen, 'Indian air space not violated'

The air force chief was accompanied by other top Pakistan air force officers. Earlier, the air chief also participated in the exercises by flying the Mirage fighter jet . The letter also covered a range of issues from "favouritism" in the force to "sexual harassment". The letter has been posted and delivered to each of the almost 12,000 officers of the force.



Uncertainty over Trump decision on Paris climate accord clouds Arctic meeting

Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Manpower and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sam Tan is in Fairbanks, Alaska, to attend the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting. Concern over Russian interference in foreign politics. Andreassen said the document should provide some understanding of how the U.S.is approaching the Arctic.