The establishment of the modern Jewish state in 1948 was "a moment of triumph for our people", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated in a video message Monday evening on the occasion of Israel's 69th Independence Day. He said that "in spite of the desperate attempts of the Israeli Government to undermine Palestine resolutions at UNESCO, the world nevertheless voted in favour of our resolutions".
The resolution, which is renewed periodically, passed with 22 votes for and 10 against with 23 abstentions and three absentees out of 58 member states. It also notes that The Patriarchs' Cave and Rachel's Tomb in Hebron "are of religious significance for Judaism, Christianity and Islam" - though it calls them "Palestinian sites".
According to the administration, Putin and Mr. Trump also spoke about eradicating terrorism "throughout the Middle East" and about how to resolve "the very risky situation in North Korea ". Finally, they spoke about how best to resolve the very risky situation in North Korea . The conversation was the third between the presidents since Trump took office in January, per CNN .
The University of CT men's basketball, field hockey, men's tennis, women's tennis and men's golf team were honored on Wednesday with NCAA Public Recognition Awards for outstanding academic performance. Each scholarship athlete can earn two points per semester toward his or her team's April score. The APR measures eligibility, graduation and retention each semester or quarter and provides a clear picture of the academic performance for each team in each sport .
Pakistan began the day in Bridgetown on 172-3, 140 short of their hosts' first-innings total, and it took Azhar more than a session to take his overnight 81 past the century mark. On Monday West Indies hit back with three wickets in the final hour. An entertaining afternoon session that produced 103 runs for the loss of four wickets was in direct opposition to the tedium of the morning, where 54 runs came off 26 overs as Ali and Misbah batted with nearly exaggerated care on a pitch ...
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The firm expects a number of jobs to move to Frankfurt , but the total is thought to be less than 100. Standard Chartered is already in discussion with the German regulator BaFin about setting up a subsidiary in the city and getting a licence to operate across the EU, Jose Vinals said at the bank's annual general meeting in London on Wednesday.
While states could apply for waivers that would allow them to opt out of protections for pre-existing conditions, people's premiums wouldn't be touched if they maintained continuous coverage, he said. Corker suggested he was concerned about all such communications, including to Duterte and Kim, but specified that the phone call congratulating Erdogan on the April vote that substantially consolidated his power "had a very damaging effect" with America's allies.
He boasted about his upset victory in November, and reminded the crowd that he was the only presidential candidate to speak to the pro-gun group during the campaign. "MS-13 ... it's not pleasant for them anymore folks", he said. The President also criticised Washington for going after law-abiding gun owners instead of clamping down on criminals, drug dealers, traffickers and gang members.
On Tuesday, the Penguins announced Crosby was out for tonight's game and will be re-evaluated after Game 4 to see if he is available for the rest of the series . Even with the head coach's optimism, Crosby is still going to miss the next game Wednesday night with a chance for the Capitals to tie this series heading back home.
After several hours of projecting an uncharacteristic sense of responsibility, House Oversight Committee chair Jason Chaffetz confirmed his uselessness Tuesday night on MSNBC's "For the Record". Spicer said, "That would be a question for him and a law enforcement agency, whether or not, I don't know what he filled out or what he did or did not do".
The Trump administration previously tried to win a commitment from Netanyahu to curb settlement building on lands sought for a Palestinian state; some 600,000 Israelis already live in occupied territory, and construction for more continues.
Since then, China has succeeded to a large extent in taming ASEAN , especially when the new Trump administration flailed about aimlessly, neglecting Southeast Asia. Duterte has essentially set the court's favorable ruling aside, and has suggested at times that the Philippines can't hope to protect its island claims in the face of China's might.
U.S. Attorney Corey Amundson described the federal investigation at a news conference after meeting with Sterling's family, saying every agent and prosecutor involved in the probe believed charges were not warranted for Officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II.
Before she became a federal employee in late March, Ivanka Trump already had a White House office, security clearance and government-issued communications devices. Klem, who took over the company's day-to-day operations after the election, added that the maternity-leave policy issue arose when the "business was new", according to the Times .
Maud Le Rest reported from Paris. She is facing pro-European, centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron in Sunday's presidential runoff. He was speaking after paying tribute to a young Moroccan man who drowned in the River Seine in Paris 22 years ago after being pushed into the water by skinheads on the fringes of a May Day rally by the FN, then led by Le Pen's father Jean-Marie.
The presidents of Russian Federation and Turkey say they support the formation of so-called safe zones in Syria and hope an agreement about them will be reached at the multilateral Syria talks underway in Kazakhstan. Secretary of State shall promptly brief the countries' leaders on any progress achieved". "It was a very, very fulsome call, a lot of detailed exchanges".
The five-time All-Star says he was "called the N-word a handful of times" in quotes reported by USA Today Sports and The Boston Globe. Police said the peanut-thrower was ejected by stadium security before police could identify him. The game featured a standing ovation for Adam Jones and a triple play, among other things. He called the actions of the culprit in question "pathetic".
Labour's opponents urged them not to be "afraid" of debating them. During prime minister's questions, Ms May repeated again and again that she alone could provide the "strong and stable leadership" Britain needs as it begins negotiations to leave the EU.
A statement by IS's propaganda agency Amaq issued shortly after the attack identified him as "Abu Yussef the Belgian". The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) has claimed responsibility for the attack, which also left the shooter dead.
You never know what will happen, but we're confident. "Now it is important to prepare the final rush". If you want to win the title, you have to be ready for everything. "Today's result is disappointing but at least we have a point". Tottenham lost 1-0 at West Ham previous year but beat their London rivals at White Hart Lane earlier this season.
Outraged by the remark, social media users quickly made the hashtag #FireColbert a top trending topic on Twitter Tuesday. "From murals of Trump and Putin making out to late night show gags, it's now pretty popular among progressives to paint the U.S.
Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber initially said Edwards was in a auto full of five people, including his brother, who was driving away from a house party after hearing gunshots. The video footage will not be released to the public, Haber said. On Monday, Police Chief Jonathan Haber said body camera footage showed the auto was driving forward, away from the officers - not reversing toward them.
Smith said she was happy the voters were "writing a new chapter for the district". An unofficial count showed nearly 56 percent of Madison area voters cast their ballots for the levy, while 44 percent opposed it. The school budget bill was signed by Gov. Steve Bullock in February. Renewal levies passed at all four Richland County school districts that were on Tuesday night's ballot - Mansfield City Schools, Ontario, Madison and Plymouth-Shiloh.
And Old Trafford insiders have stated the 35-year-old has been offered the full use of the club's medical facilities to help him recover from the devastating knee injury which recently brought an end to his season. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has accused Phil Jones and Chris Smalling of being overly cautious after the central-defensive duo were ruled out of Thursday's Manchester derby.
Still, Canada had a lower proportion of seniors than any other G7 country except the United States, the report said. - More seniors (5.9 million) than children (5.8 million), the first time that has happened. However, with 4.9 million people aged 55 to 64 and just 4.3 million aged 15 to 24, those about to leave the workforce significantly outnumber those about to join it.
The Rodong Sinmun newspaper published an editorial warning Kim Jong-un is ready to use its "military force" that is able to sink a "nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike". North Korea remains defiant, Reuters reported . "If Australia persists in following the US moves to isolate and stifle the DPRK and remains a shock brigade of the USA master, this will be a suicidal act of coming within the range of the nuclear strike of the strategic force of the DPRK", a spokesperson ...
That evening, "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert felt compelled to straighten him out. Trump asked in the interview with The Washington Examiner. In a new interview on SiriusXM's "Main Street Meets the Beltway", Trump literally wondered aloud why the Civil War happened.
Clinton closed her speech with a reference to " The Handmaid's Tale ", a new Hulu show based on the 1985 book by Margaret Atwood where women's rights in a dystopian future erode. He says he only told lawmakers about the reopening of the Clinton email investigation because he had testified before Congress that the probe had been closed.
Currently, the Sterling family has not been informed of the Department of Justice's decision. The decision by the DOJ is the first development in a high-profile case involving a police shooting of an African-American announced by the department under its new head, Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
If 23 Republicans defect, the bill would likely fail a floor vote. "I'm thinking there's going to be a lot of folks with huge reservations to put it mildly", Brat said. While insurers would still have to cover them, they would now be able to charge those patients higher premiums. This change could mean that those with pre-existing conditions, such as diabetes and asthma, who are unable to pay for the higher premiums may risk losing their healthcare coverage altogether.
Meanwhile, the traditional May 1 union marches across France celebrating workers' rights will be politically charged this year. He pointed out that the rights and freedoms of journalists, political opposition, same-sex couples and women would be violated first of all.
If he does a clear test, I will not be happy. North Korea's ballistic missile test early Saturday was in "open defiance" of the worldwide community, and the risk to the US will not be tolerated, National Security Adviser H.R. "And if that happens, we can't allow it to happen". "And I can tell you also, I don't believe that the president of China, who is a very respected man, will be happy either".
The discussion between Trump and Putin also focused on Syria , about which the two presidents agreed that conflict in the country "has gone on for far too long", according to the statement. "Things will work out fine between the United States of America and Russia", Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter on April 13. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to investigate reports that the Chechen government is persecuting and torturing men thought to be gay and ...
Gruevski condemned the attack, saying that he is always against violence regardless who incites it, and blamed SDSM and the Albanian parties for electing a parliament speaker in a non-legitimate manner. "There is also perhaps room for sanctions, some form of travel ban or financial measures directed specifically against the leadership of VMRO", Feith said.