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First US president to pray at the Kotel

In a much-awaited speech at the Israel Museum, Trump pledged unstinting support for Israel , vowed that he would prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and asserted that Israeli and Palestinian leaders were ready to make peace.



Tories in dementia tax U-turn as Theresa May to cap costs

The Conservative premier said she wanted to "clarify" social care plans outlined in her party's manifesto, as she addressed supporters in Wales on Monday 22 May. Another said: "People recognise the fairness element of the fuel allowance policy but the social care policy hasn't been properly sold". The former leader of the UK Independence Party, Nigel Farage, said May's change was the second such turnaround following an earlier shift on the government's budget plans.


North Korea fires unidentified projectile, South Korea says

North Korea fires unidentified projectile, South Korea says

The suspected Scud-type missile launched from the coastal town of Wonsan flew about 450 kilometers (280 miles), the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. Yoshihide Suga , a spokesman for the Japanese government, said it had strongly protested the launch to Pyongyang . North Korea has a large stockpile of Scud missiles, originally developed by the Soviet Union .



Pop star Ariana Grande plans Manchester show to benefit bombing victims

More than 110 people were injured in the attack claimed by the Islamic State. Abedi , 22, the suspected suicide bomber, died at the scene of Monday night's attack at an Ariana Grande concert. In a lengthy Twitter post, she said: "My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester Attack and their loved ones".


Area Memorial Day Services

Area Memorial Day Services

A memorial ceremony at the cemetery will be conducted following the conclusion of the parade. The William G. Carroll American Legion Post #26 is in charge of the ceremony. At 9:30 a.m. there will be services held at the post home , with a singing of the National Anthem and remarks from guest speaker Sen. Then, 20 years from now, when another Memorial Day rolls around and that now grown-up child reflects on the past, they will recall the trip to the cemetery or park.


North Korea test-fires another ballistic missile

North Korea test-fires another ballistic missile

As no official comment or evidence of the strength claimed is available, what remains mostly with the global community are speculations that North Korea still lacks the expertise to develop nuclear-heads to target the U.S. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, returning from a Group of Seven meeting in Italy, said that Japan will work with the United States to deter North Korea.