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A 58-year-old who has since stabilized is now listed in "fair" condition. Local sources told Ma'an that the teen was identified as Muhammad Tareq Youssef Abu Ayyush from the village of Kobar in the central West Bank district of Ramallah. "The rioters hurled large rocks and firebombs and rolled burning tyres at troops, who responded with riot dispersal means", an Israeli army statement said.
  • President calls taping 'unheard of and perhaps illegal'

    President calls taping 'unheard of and perhaps illegal'

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    Hours later, some were questioning whether the President's own legal team strategically leaked news of the tape. NY is a one party state. "Taping a conversation is the functional equivalent of retaining notes", the source said. On the tape, the existence of which was revealed by The New York Times , Mr Trump was recorded talking about payments to Ms McDougal. The President's lawyer also sought to position the President as wronged by the recording.
  • US pushes UN to maintain sanctions pressure on North Korea

    US pushes UN to maintain sanctions pressure on North Korea

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    They emphasized to the UN Security Council the need to enforce its sanctions on North Korea . The U.S. says Russian Federation and China both informed the sanctions committee that they were supplying refined products to North Korea. In questions from reporters, Putin's possible visit to Washington, D.C., also came up. "Deputy Secretary Sullivan also reaffirmed United States commitment to the final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK [North Korea], as agreed to by Chairman Kim ...
  • Duck boats should be banned, says ex-chair of safety board

    Duck boats should be banned, says ex-chair of safety board

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    The duck boat that capsized and sank last week on a sightseeing cruise was raised from a Missouri lake Monday, more than three days after the accident that killed 17 people near the tourist town of Branson. Former NTSB Chairman James Hall said over the weekend that the World War II-era duck boats should be banned for commercial recreational use because they aren't safe in bad weather.
  • Two killed, 12 injured in shooting in Toronto's Greektown

    Two killed, 12 injured in shooting in Toronto's Greektown

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    Responding police exchanged gunfire with the shooter and the suspect was killed. Police had initially said 9 people were shot. Toronto police tweeted the shooting occurred in the Danforth and Logan avenues area of the Greektown neighborhood, a busy residential area with restaurants and cafes.
  • Donald Trump says he's 'very happy' with North Korea negotiations

    Donald Trump says he's 'very happy' with North Korea negotiations

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    The lack of immediate progress, though predicted by many analysts, has frustrated the president , who has fumed at his aides in private even as he publicly hails the success of the negotiations. U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said on Thursday it was technically possible for North Korea to eliminate its nuclear weapons program within a year, but added that it was not likely to happen.
  • Israel evacuates hundreds of Syria's White Helmets to Jordan

    Israel evacuates hundreds of Syria's White Helmets to Jordan

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    Aron Lund, a Syria expert with the Century Foundation, said after funding and promoting the White Helmets for years, the evacuation should not be a surprise. Jordan's state news agency said the evacuees will remain in the country for approximately three months and then be resettled to Canada , Britain and Germany .
  • Suspect Barricaded In Silver Lake Trader Joe’s After Police Pursuit

    Suspect Barricaded In Silver Lake Trader Joe’s After Police Pursuit

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    Barry Montgomery, a Los Angeles police spokesman, said. The incident started around 3:30 p.m. local time (4:30 p.m. Mountain Time) and prompted a major police response. He barricaded himself inside the store, with some of the 40 to 50 people inside, the Los Angeles Times reported . The driver later crashed the vehicle in the Silverlake area of the city before getting out and running into a trader Joe's store.
  • Novichok poisoning victim Charlie Rowley released from hospital in UK

    Novichok poisoning victim Charlie Rowley released from hospital in UK

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    According to London, former Russian military intelligence (GRU) Colonel Sergei Skripal , 66, who had been convicted in Russia of spying for Great Britain and later swapped for Russian intelligence officers, and his daughter Yulia, 33, suffered the effects of an alleged nerve agent in the British city of Salisbury on March 4.
  • Trump defends Putin summit, vows 'big results'

    Trump defends Putin summit, vows 'big results'

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    They provoked criticism from both sides of the aisle, and cybersecurity experts said Trump's stance could be putting the upcoming midterm elections at risk. Insisting he had won the race fair and square, Trump said Monday: "I have President Putin, he just said it is not Russian Federation". Trump said he misspoke during the Putin news conference , saying he used the word "would" rather that "wouldn't" in discussing Russian meddling.
  • 9 family members among 17 dead in duck boat accident

    9 family members among 17 dead in duck boat accident

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    It occurred amid thunderstorms, wind speeds up to 63 miles per hour and rough waters. "I have been on my lake most of my life and I have never seen it like this", Kettles said. The incident began around 7pm on Thursday after thunderstorms rolled through the area, when two duck boats were out on the lake, officials said. She added that none of the passengers had on life vests because the captain said they didn't need to "worry about grabbing the life jackets - you won't need them".
  • Montenegro defends itself after Trump calls tiny nation 'aggressive'

    Montenegro defends itself after Trump calls tiny nation 'aggressive'

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    Even before joining NATO , Montenegro sent police forces to Afghanistan. "Let's say Montenegro, which joined a year ago. why should my son go to Montenegro to defend it from attack ", Fox News host Tucker Carlson asked Trump . "NATO's collective defence clause, Article 5 , is unconditional and iron-clad". This Western drift has been steered by Montenegro's President Milo Djukanovic, who has led the country nearly without interruption since 1991.
  • Is Trump The Toughest Ever On Russia?

    Is Trump The Toughest Ever On Russia?

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    Before the Trump-Putin private summit, Netanyahu called Trump to go through the agreement details, some of which I've reported before. A White House official said the next Trump-Putin meeting would address national security concerns they discussed in Helsinki, including Russian meddling.