• Azaria lawyer requests delay in prison sentence
Azaria lawyer requests delay in prison sentence

Following the appeals court verdict, several Israeli government ministers called for Azaria to be pardoned, including Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, Education Minister Naftali Bennett, and Sport and Culture Minister Miri Regev, a former IDF spokesman.

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  • Michael Clarke claims pay dispute has been 'horrible' for Australian cricket
Michael Clarke claims pay dispute has been 'horrible' for Australian cricket

An Australian A tour South Africa has already been cancelled with a Test tour to Bangladesh in September in serious doubt if an agreement can not be reached. Steve Smith is probably in a tough situation. "As a player, I never felt like I was a partner in the business". "Arbitration would bring about a significant delay in resolution as it would...

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  • Mailbox explodes in Queens, mayor's office says
Mailbox explodes in Queens, mayor's office says

It was reported that no one had previously opened the mysterious package because it was not addressed to them but to someone else, only using a first name, according to police. It was at that moment that neighbors saw the elderly man fall to his knees, screaming as half his body was engulfed by flames, witnesses told CBS2.

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  • Reince Priebus out as chief of staff, John Kelly in
Reince Priebus out as chief of staff, John Kelly in

Mr Priebus said he had offered his resignation on Thursday and the president accepted. "I think it was something the White House needs", he added . One of his top allies was a fellow Republican from Wisconsin, House Speaker Paul Ryan. He said that during the flight he saw no indication of Priebus' exit.

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  • Typhoon Nesat makes landfall in China, thousands evacuated
Typhoon Nesat makes landfall in China, thousands evacuated

It moved away from Taiwan on Sunday as a new storm, named Haitang, churned towards the south of the island and made landfall in Pingtung in late afternoon, according to the Central Weather Bureau. As of Sunday morning, the government said about 360,000 households had their electricity restored. TV footage showed soldiers sending food to some home...

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  • Saudi Bloc Ministers Meet to Discuss Next Step in Qatar Crisis
Saudi Bloc Ministers Meet to Discuss Next Step in Qatar Crisis

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir said their demands "cannot be negotiated", adding steps taken by his country along with the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt were "sovereign and within worldwide accords". The four ministers had met previously in Cairo in early July to discuss Qatar's response to the list, which was not made public but which they describ...

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  • Trump pushes out chief of staff Reince Priebus
Trump pushes out chief of staff Reince Priebus

Kelly, like other retired generals, impressed the president-elect, enough so that soon he'll leave his post atop the Department of Homeland Security to replace Priebus in the West Wing. Mr Trump, however, is yet to roll out his catchphrase "You're fired!" and Mr Sessions said that while the president's comments were "kind of hurtful", he would co...

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  • In Latest Temple Mount Unrest, Palestinians Attack Israeli Police, 100 Rioters Injured
In Latest Temple Mount Unrest, Palestinians Attack Israeli Police, 100 Rioters Injured

Palestinians, claiming that the metal detectors were a "desecration" of the mosque - which is actually located on the holiest site in Judaism and the third-holiest in Islam - entered into violent clashes with Israeli security forces. The guard shot and killed his attacker, along with a bystander. Polls showed much of the public did not support th...

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  • Reince Priebus: Trump 'wanted to go a different direction'
Reince Priebus: Trump 'wanted to go a different direction'

I could not be more proud to call Reince a dear friend. "I congratulate Secretary Kelly on his appointment, and look forward to working with him to advance our agenda", he said . When pressed by Blitzer on why he resigned from the role, Priebus responded, "I'm not going to get into that personal stuff". The source also said that Priebus mentione...

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  • Here's What That Vote on Single-Payer Health Care Really Meant
Here's What That Vote on Single-Payer Health Care Really Meant

Its chairman, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, at times has been very critical of the Senate GOP leaders' process - which included no committee work and various bills crafted behind closed doors - despite his vote in favor of the so-called "skinny" repeal amendment .

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  • Trump 'Dismissive' of Priebus for Not 'Returning Fire' After Scaramucci Rant
Trump 'Dismissive' of Priebus for Not 'Returning Fire' After Scaramucci Rant

Katie Walsh, who served as Priebus' deputy chief of staff at the White House, left in March, and on July 21, press secretary Sean Spicer resigned. "I think it was time to hit the reset button", he said. "He said, 'What is that, why is all that land vacant that land should be used.' So when Foxconn came into the White House, into the Oval Offi...

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  • Former Jersey Shore mayor's son, daughter-in-law jump to their deaths in NYC
Former Jersey Shore mayor's son, daughter-in-law jump to their deaths in NYC

While Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said the cause of their financial troubles was uncertain, the New York Post reported that Scarpelli and Colant were struggling through huge debt, owing thousands in unpaid taxes. Public records showed that Glenn owed about $213,000 to the federal government and almost $42,000 to the state in unpaid taxes...

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  • Sessions Thinks Trump Was 'Hurtful' But Praises Him As 'Strong Leader'
Sessions Thinks Trump Was 'Hurtful' But Praises Him As 'Strong Leader'

Mueller III could be "the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency". "What he's interjecting is turning democracy upside down....taking 200-year-old concepts that we're a nation of laws and not men and trying to turn it upside down". Since his first comments, the president has been vague about whether he will fire the attorney general, telling ...

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  • Real Madrid to play Barcelona twice within four days in August
Real Madrid to play Barcelona twice within four days in August

The Portuguese star follows in the steps of his arch-rival, Barcelona forward and Argentina star Lionel Messi , who was found guilty of the same offence a year ago, although the sums involved were smaller. It always hurts, we don't like to lose but that's not the most important thing. Ceballos, Borja Mayoral, Jesus Vallejo and Marcos Llorente ...

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  • Australia's Labor opposition vows republic referendum — BBCI
Australia's Labor opposition vows republic referendum — BBCI

That would include putting a straightforward "yes or no" question to the Australian people. "And let me say this does not change our respect for the queen or her service". Mr Turnbull, who lead the republican movement during the 1999 referendum, drew criticism following the meeting at Buckingham Palace after he said "most Australian republicans...

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  • US Successfully Tests Missile-Intercept System As North Korea Tensions Rise
US Successfully Tests Missile-Intercept System As North Korea Tensions Rise

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency said that in the U.S. test, an Air Force C-17 aircraft flying over the Pacific Ocean launched a medium-range missile that was detected, tracked, and intercepted by a THAAD unit in Alaska. That move has angered China and Russian Federation, and its full deployment had been put on ice by new South Korean President Moon...

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  • Ousted Priebus praises Trump, refuses to comment on Scaramucci insults
Ousted Priebus praises Trump, refuses to comment on Scaramucci insults

Now consider his Kelly tweets - "He is a Great American and a Great Leader". Trump said of his outgoing chief of staff. Incoming White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said he is "honored" to serve in the White House post . That means Reince Priebus is out. John has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security . At a speech earlier...

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  • Trump fires chief of staff
Trump fires chief of staff

The Priebus-Scaramucci contretemps fits a pattern for the president: Despite gaining fame for the TV catchphrase "You're fired", he shrinks from the duty in real life, preferring to dispatch intermediaries (he sent his security chief to give Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey his pink slip and an attorney to fire Sally Yates) and ...

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  • U.S. diplomats given one month to leave Russian Federation after more sanctions imposed
U.S. diplomats given one month to leave Russian Federation after more sanctions imposed

The moves, which Russian Federation had been threatening for weeks, came a day after the U.S. Senate approved a measure to expand economic sanctions against Russian Federation, as well as against Iran and North Korea. In addition to the embassy in Moscow, the United States has consulates in St. Petersburg, Vladivostok and Yekaterinburg. A spo...

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  • Trump Intends To Sign Russia Sanctions Bill
Trump Intends To Sign Russia Sanctions Bill

Moscow has told the United States to reduce the number of its diplomatic staff in Russia to 455 people, and is also halting the use of embassy storage facilities in the capital, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry. Analysts say Moscow still hopes to do business with Trump, who has largely shrugged off warnings about Putin's intentions and s...

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