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Hardline defence minister Avigdor Lieberman said he did not support stopping the strikes. "This is a political victory for Gaza , which caused this political quake within the occupation", the group said. The latest round of violence was triggered by a botched Israeli raid on Sunday that left seven Palestinian militants and a senior Israeli military officer dead.
  • Clinton may launch a 2020 bid for the Oval office

    Clinton may launch a 2020 bid for the Oval office

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    A few weeks ago former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton fuelled speculation over her potential 2020 run by saying "I'd like to be president". "I think, hopefully, when we have a Democrat in the Oval Office in January of 2021, there's going to be so much work to be done". "Dear God, please, yes", she wrote on Twitter .
  • Palestinians fire rockets, Israel bombs Hamas TV after botched Gaza raid

    Palestinians fire rockets, Israel bombs Hamas TV after botched Gaza raid

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    Palestinians in Gaza fired scores of rockets and mortar bombs into southern Israel on Monday and Israel launched retaliatory air strikes, a day after an Israeli incursion prompted deadly fighting in the enclave. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a trip to Paris over the weekend to return to Israel. Four Palestinians were killed and six others injured in Israel's shelling of Khuza'a town in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, Palestinian medical sources .
  • Australian woman charged with contaminating strawberries with needles

    Australian woman charged with contaminating strawberries with needles

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    Scares such as this can hit Australia's multimillion-dollar fruit industry hard, so Queensland Police Service pulled together an investigation combining " multiple government, law enforcement and intelligence agencies ". Police have made their first arrest in the cases of strawberry sabotage in Australia, in which sewing needles were found in fruit sold in six states.
  • U.S. welcomes Saudi's 'decision' to independently refuel planes engaged in Yemen war

    U.S. welcomes Saudi's 'decision' to independently refuel planes engaged in Yemen war

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    Hodeidah has become a key battleground in the war in which the coalition intervened in 2015 to restore the internationally recognized government that was ousted by the Houthis. The Yemeni government blamed the group for trying to sabotage the talks. In an apparent face-saving move, Saudi Arabia sought to project the decision to end in-flight refuelling as its own, not Washington's.
  • Judges Side With Scott In Election Dispute; Nelson Challenges Signature Law

    Judges Side With Scott In Election Dispute; Nelson Challenges Signature Law

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    Opening ballots in private, breaking Florida law ( Politico , August 13, 2018). As of Saturday morning, Democrat Kyrsten Sinema was leading the race against Republican Martha McSally by around 20,000 votes. Mr. Scott filed a lawsuit against Ms. Snipes and another one against Ms. Bucher. Counties face a noon Saturday deadline to report preliminary results to the state and thin margins could trigger a recount could come as early as then.
  • USA listened to Khashoggi tapes, Turkish president claims

    USA listened to Khashoggi tapes, Turkish president claims

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    Khashoggi, a frequent critic of Saudi Arabia's ruling monarchy and the kingdom's de facto leader Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, went missing in October 2018 after entering the facility to secure documents for an upcoming marriage. The Oct. 2 killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and activist, has sparked worldwide outrage. Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a news conference in Manama, Bahrain.
  • Trump criticized for not visiting cemetery

    Trump criticized for not visiting cemetery

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    French President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to the millions of soldiers who died during World War One on Sunday, holding a solemn ceremony attended by dozens of world leaders in Paris to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice. The Elysee said the misunderstanding , which it said had been caused by "exaggerated" U.S. press reports, was cleared up during more than an hour of talks it described as "substantial" and " very constructive ".
  • Fly Jamaica flight to Toronto crash lands at airport in Guyana

    Fly Jamaica flight to Toronto crash lands at airport in Guyana

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    The runway at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) has been opened for limited use, allowing flights scheduled for departure this morning to leave. Images posted on the airport's Facebook page showed the nose of the Fly Jamaica Airways plane resting against a perimeter fence. Officials at Fly Jamaica said flight OJ256, which was headed to Toronto, had to make an emergency landing because of a technical problem.
  • Rick Scott wins first election lawsuit

    Rick Scott wins first election lawsuit

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    On Thursday, Scott and Senate Republicans filed a lawsuit demanding the recount be halted. Earlier Friday, Trump also ridiculed the ongoing review of ballots. Earlier Friday, Nelson lawyer Marc Elias criticized Scott for suggesting that he might get the state government involved. Miller said Marx stated that she wasn't sure that's what "witnesses" meant but said the counting was over so she let it go.
  • Florida is again the center of election turmoil. Heres why

    Florida is again the center of election turmoil. Heres why

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    FiveThirtyEight predictions had showed Gillum 4.2 percent ahead of DeSantis on Election Day. In wake of Hurricane Maria, many Puerto Ricans moved to South Florida and they've expressed their frustration with the president's inability to help as the territory struggled to rebuild.
  • Senate Democrats weigh lawsuit over Trump's appointment of Whitaker

    Senate Democrats weigh lawsuit over Trump's appointment of Whitaker

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    John Yoo, a former Justice Department lawyer in the George W. Bush administration, said "the Supreme Court made clear that the Attorney General is a principal officer", in a 1998 case. Mueller is probing both Russia's interference and whether Trump's presidential campaign may have colluded with Moscow. When posting the joint letter on Twitter, Maura Healey, Attorney General of MA, said that Whitaker's "hostility to the Special Councel's investigation disqualifies him from overseeing Robort ...
  • California fires: Malibu residents ordered to evacuate

    California fires: Malibu residents ordered to evacuate

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    Much of the downtown was destroyed. "The whole town is gone", Gianna Wallace, a survivor, told Sacramento Bee reporter Ryan Sabalow. "It started at 10 to 20 acres when our first engines were able to see it. Authorities were working to evacuate residents from their homes as strong winds swept seasonal wildfires across the state, consuming more than 26 miles of territory on Thursday alone.
  • White House bans CNN reporter after confrontation with Trump

    White House bans CNN reporter after confrontation with Trump

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    The White House on Thursday defended its ban of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta from the building, claiming he made inappropriate contact with an administration assistant while she was trying to take a microphone away from him during a heated exchange with President Donald Trump at a news conference.
  • Boeing issues safety notice for 737 MAX

    Boeing issues safety notice for 737 MAX

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    Indonesia's transport ministry has scheduled a briefing at 3 p.m.in Jakarta on Wednesday to share updated information on the Lion Air accident. No injuries have been reported . In advance of Boeing's brief statement, sources told Bloomberg News and The Air Current that the recommended procedures are meant to handle issues related to the potential for a stall.