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Israel Plans to Close Local Al Jazeera Offices

Israel Plans to Close Local Al Jazeera Offices

Al Jazeera reported on its website that it was blocked from attending the news conference where Mr Kara made the announcement. The Foreign Press Association, of which Al Jazeera journalists in Israel are members, said most have Government Press Office identification cards, which means they are government-vetted.


Gunmen attack Catholic church in Anambra, killing 15, wounding 21

Gunmen attack Catholic church in Anambra, killing 15, wounding 21

The police in Anambra state on Sunday confirmed that only one gunman killed eight worshipers and injured 18 others in an early morning attack on St. Philip Catholic Church , Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area. Over 50 persons are reportedly wounded while many sustained injuries. The identity of the attackers and their motive have not been established but security operatives are said to have swung into action to unravel the mystery behind the incident which took place on Sunday.



China urges N Korea to be 'smart' after tough United Nations sanctions

North Korea is determined to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the U.S. and officials in Washington say its latest test a week ago showed it may be able to reach most of the country. Though Tillerson has emphasized the Trump administration's willingness to sit down with North Korea for negotiations, he's said that won't happen until the North agrees to abandon its nuclear aspirations.


Jenner Sticks With Trump Despite Transgender Ban

Jenner Sticks With Trump Despite Transgender Ban

Ever since the businessman began his campaign for the presidency, Jenner has been one of his most outspoken supporters. Caitlyn Jenner appeared to lay any doubts about her support for President Donald Trump to rest this week by wearing a red hat bearing the president's "Make America Great Again" slogan.



Stephen Miller being considered as The Mooch's replacement

A White House spokeswoman declined to comment. Miller, who has been a top adviser to Trump since the presidential campaign a year ago, is a former aide to Jeff Sessions when he was in the Senate. But with Trump in Bedminster, N.J., on vacation and new White House Chief of Staff John Kelly settling into his job, the talks about Miller for the moment remain nascent and informal.


S Korean foreign minister open to meeting N Korean counterpart

S Korean foreign minister open to meeting N Korean counterpart

The US began talks on a resolution with China a month ago, after Pyongyang launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile on July 4, followed by a second ICBM test on July 28. The US-drafted resolution prohibits North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore, and seafood, also banning increasing the current numbers of North Korean laborers working overseas, new joint ventures with Pyongyang, and new investment in joint ventures.