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Fan heckles Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James after poor Game 3


James was ineffective, scoring just 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting with six turnovers. The starting lineup of Isaiah, Avery Bradley , Jae Crowder, Amir Johnson , and Al Horford is good enough to win a ton of games in the regular season and take home a top 3 seed year in and year out, but it's not good enough to compete against LeBron and the Cavs in the east finals. Read More »

Trump in Bethlehem to meet Palestinian president


Yesterday, Trump held talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv. The White House has downplayed the prospects of a breakthrough on jumpstarting the Middle East peace process but Trump has been bullish on the potential for peace during his presidency. Read More »

Venezuela's 'Grandparents' March' Is Met With Riot Cops

The elderly , some accompanied by their grandchildren, ran into lines of riot police as they reached the capital's main road, the CNN news channel reported. At least 38 people have been killed and hundreds injured in protests that erupted after the Supreme Court issued a ruling on March 29 nullifying the opposition-controlled National Assembly - a decision the court later reversed amid a storm of worldwide criticism and outrage among Venezuelans. Read More »

Saudi king: Trump visit a 'turning point'

No one is immune to that groggy, uncomfortable feeling-not even the President of the United States, apparently. "Israel's hand is extended in peace to all our neighbors, including the Palestinians", Netanyahu continued. In effect, it would offer Israel recognition by the Arab world and the "normalisation" of relations in exchange for a full withdrawal from the territory Israel has occupied since the June 1967 Middle East war, including East Jerusalem. Read More »

L'Iran estime que les Américains pompent l'argent de l'Arabie saoudite


Accusé pendant sa campagne électorale et depuis sa prise de fonction d'attiser la haine envers les musulmans, le président américain a dit vouloir transmettre "un message d'amitié, de paix et d'amour", en s'engageant "à ce que les Etats-Unis ne cherchent pas à imposer leur vision à d'autres, mais de tendre la main". Read More »

Trump, Abbas call for new start to Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

And they suggest they are ready to live with Israel , but teach their children to throw the Jews into the sea. "I've heard it's one of the toughest deals of all". Mashni pointed out there will be significant opposition to any land swap from hardliners in Palestine and Israel , making any long term agreement unlikely. Read More »

Cops identify Ariana Grande concert bomber


On Monday night, a 22-year-old suspected attacker named Salman Abedi is alleged by police to be responsible for the bombing at the Manchester Arena in Manchester , England , which occurred just as a concert held by singer Ariana Grande had begun to let out. Read More »

Iran accuses US of spreading 'Iranophobia' selling arms to 'dangerous terrorists'

Some said the pattern was all too familiar from Rouhani's first victory four years ago and Khatami's victories the previous decade. Vardan Voskanyan also noted that Iran will continue its involvement in Syria and Lebanon processes and will maintain influential leverages in the Arabian Peninsula and Yemen, continuing to ensure serious presence in Afghanistan developments. Read More »

Duterte declares martial law in south

Last month, government forces killed dozens of Maute militants and captured a jungle camp belonging to them, where they found bombs and other weapons, along with passports belonging to suspected Indonesian militants. "I've never been to their country, and when they invited me to Trump's inauguration I declined, because I was planning to visit Russian Federation". Read More »

President Rodrigo Duterte says won't allow US to treat Philippines as colony

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly look at the latest developments in the South China Sea , the location of several territorial conflicts that have raised tensions in the region. Amid the threats of terrorism, drug trafficking and transnational crime, it is important to reach an agreement with Russian Federation in the area of security and defense, he said. Read More »

Trump's Budget Proposal Is Based On Some Pretty Optimistic Assumptions

Mulvaney insists that the proposed reduction in spending isn't a cut - it's simply growing less than the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office expects the needs of the program to be. "These cuts that are being proposed are draconian". He calls estimates below 1.9 percent annual growth "a pessimistic look at what the potential for this country and for what this country's people is". Read More »

Manchester death toll reaches 22; ISIS claims responsibility

The increased threat level means "not only that an attack remains highly likely, but that a further attack may be imminent", May said. Singer Ariana Grande, pictured September 7, 2016 in NY, was photographed with her boyfriend, rapper Mac Miller, a day after a bomb exploded at the end of her concert in Manchester, killing 22 and injuring dozens. Read More »

Hannity backs off story about slain DNC staffer

Here is what's known about the murder. The Fox News producer and editor who worked on both stories did not respond to CNN's requests for comment. This has been debunked , as Federal Bureau of Investigation officials have said that Rich's computer had no correspondence with WikiLeaks . He was just 27-years old. Read More »

Jewish Groups Praise Trump Call For Muslim Nations To Confront Islamist Extremism

Trump, arriving from Saudi Arabia , declared he saw the possibility of new alignment of Muslim nations and Israel against a shared foe - Iran. Some regarded his speech as a positive step towards Muslims. "He's trying to bring them close, to make them economically reliant on us and therefore it means they're more likely to do what we want them to do, while making the case it's also in their own best interest", O'Connell said. Read More »

Loesch: Pres. Trump 'Said Islamic Extremism to Saudi Arabia's Face'


Trump is to travel Tuesday to Bethlehem to visit with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank. He spoke on condition of anonymity pending a formal government announcement. There is "widespread and growing hatred of the USA for its support of the war, which Yemenis find hard to comprehend", says April Longley Alley, a senior Arabian Peninsula analyst with the International Crisis Group, in a report about a late-April visit to Sanaa. Read More »

Trump Budget Plan Relies On Optimistic Growth Assumptions, Analysts Say

The new budget plan builds on Trump's March proposals , adding details to his goal of boosting defense spending by $54 billion, a 10 percent increase, for this year, with that boost financed by an equal cut to nondefense programs. "It used to be normal". "It's not right when you look at it from the perspective of people who pay the taxes", Mulvaney declared. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget's Goldwein calls that magical thinking. Read More »

Trump urges Israelis and Palestinians: Make peace


How do you define peace?" "Now, let's think, before we jump and say no, no, the Western Wall is not part of Israel ". President Donald Trump used his centrepiece Holy Land speech on Tuesday to reaffirm his commitment to peace between Israelis and Palestinians, but he offered no new details on how to achieve a goal that has eluded US leaders for decades. Read More »

President Trump: No Iranian Nukes on My Watch

Rove also cautioned that President Trump should not raise expectations of a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians because that leads the Palestinians to think America will be willing to give them concessions they wouldn't be able to get at the negotiating table with Israel . Read More »

Trump's budget director Mick Mulvaney holds briefing

The following are stories and tables about President Donald Trump's proposed budget for the fiscal year 2018 starting Oct 1, unveiled by the White House on Monday and due to be delivered to Congress on Tuesday . Equity Strategist at J.P. Morgan Private Bank in NY. Analysts say Trump's budget proposal is unlikely to resemble what makes its way into law, based on what's reported to be included. Read More »

Trump expects 'fast decision' on Federal Bureau of Investigation director replacement


Justice Department officials warn Comey against sending the letter, saying that doing so would be inconsistent with department policy meant to avoid the appearance of prosecutorial interference or meddling in elections. Rogers is the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Sean Spicer, White House Press Secretary, in his press briefing, denied that President threatened the former FBI Director. Read More »

President Trump makes request for Mexico wall

The Trump administration wants to allow states to expand the use of tolling on interstate highways while sharply cutting grants for transit projects and raising airline passenger security fees, according to the White House budget released on Tuesday. Read More »

Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russia


According to Duterte, Russia has advanced high precision systems and is better in production of this type of military equipment compared to the United States. Despite a huge number of Filipinos being active smokers, accounting for nearly a third of the adult population (17 million) according to Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance , the order has generally been received positively by the general population. Read More »

Texas Lawmakers Advance Restrictions on Trans Public School Kids


Patrick said he has "concerns about its ambiguous language , which doesn't appear to do much". "Let's not ring the victory bell just yet". "I don't think there's any question the Senate will accept it", he said. And President Donald Trump is in Israel while controversy surrounding the White House and Russian Federation continues. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott , a proponent of transgender bathroom restrictions, has indicated he'll sign the measure into law. Read More »

Donald Trump admits no easy peace for Middle East


Not once during his Middle East trip did he mention in public the "two-state solution", under which Israel and Palestine would recognise each other as sovereign entities, or indeed any form of Palestinian entity at all. Abbas called on Israel to accept the demands for better conditions by hundreds of imprisoned Palestinians who have been on a hunger strike for 37 days. Read More »

Ariana Grande suspends tour following Manchester terror attack


President Trump addressed what happened while speaking with reporters in Bethlehem during his visit to the Middle East. "Words can not express our sorrow for the victims and the families harmed in this senseless attack". Authorities are billing the incident as a terrorist attack and have arrested a 23-year-old man outside of Manchester in connection with the bombing. Read More »

U.S. stock indexes bounce back from slump a day earlier

BIG BEAT: Wal-Mart Stores climbed 3 percent after the world's largest retailer's latest quarterly results beat Wall Street's forecasts. Revenues were up 1.4 per cent at $117.5 billion. The 10-year Treasury yield rose to 2.24 percent from 2.23 percent late Thursday. Net sales at Walmart International were $27.1 billion, a decrease of 3.5 percent. Read More »

Israelis, Palestinans ready 'to reach for peace'


Security will be tight for President Trump's journey to Bethlehem , a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem but located across Israel's controversial separation wall. Trump initially sparked deep concern among Palestinians when he backed away from the long U.S. commitment to a two-state solution to the conflict. "I had a meeting this morning with [Palestinian] President Abbas". Read More »

Ford names new CEO following Mark Fields' retirement

The automaker announced on Monday that Jim Hackett will be its new president and CEO, replacing Mark Fields , who, Ford says, "has elected to retire from Ford after a successful 28-year career with the company". Fields resurrected Ford's luxury Lincoln brand and grew sales in China. "With Tesla worth more than most vehicle makers, Wall Street is valuing auto companies on the degree on their participation in the self-driving market". Read More »

Trump $603Bln Budget Proposal for Pentagon Inadequate - McCain


In fact, not once in the next 10 years does Trump actually propose to spend less on Medicare spending than the year before. "We haven't decided yet on the best kind of wall", he said. Medicaid spending, which Trump promised to spare as a candidate, would be reduced $800 billion over the next decade. It also proposes tax reductions on American businesses and people in order to meet the target of 3 percent annual economic growth. Read More »

Trump's visit to Saudi a 'turning point': King Salman


We will be guided by the lessons of experience, not the confines of rigid thinking. Trump travels to Europe on Wednesday, where he is guaranteed to face protesters. Yet the two-day effort to recast his administration's ties with the Muslim world sounded starkly different in homes across the Middle East, where there's deep distrust of US intentions and entrenched cynicism over autocratic local leaders who often fail to deliver on heady promises. Read More »