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Global Media Us Calls International Criminal Court 'dangerous'
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He said the PLO leadership has instead "condemned a yet-to-be-seen United States peace plan and "refused to engage with the U.S. government with respect to peace efforts and otherwise". The PLO and the Palestinian Authority demanded that the ICC prosecute Israel and its leaders for crimes against the Palestinian people, and the ICC recently declared that it was "gathering information" on those complaints.

Global Media Egypt sentences 75 people to death over 2013 sit-in: judicial sources
Author: 0 Egypt sentences 75 people to death over 2013 sit-in: judicial sources

Others being tried in the case, including Brotherhood spiritual leader Mohamed Badie, were handed life sentences. Washington, D.C., September 8, 2018-The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned an Egyptian court's sentencing of photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid , also known as "Shawkan", to five years in prison, and called on authorities to release him immediately and remove any restriction on his release on appeal.

Global Media Russian Federation: 1,000 detained in anti-government protests
Author: 0 Russian Federation: 1,000 detained in anti-government protests

The proposed pension changes, which are being considered by the national parliament, have shaved about 15 percentage points off Putin's popularity rating, opinion polls show, although his ratings remain high. The pension reform plan envisages gradually increasing the retirement age to 65 by 2028 from 60 now for men and to 60 by 2034 from 55 now for women.

Global Media United States officials held 'secret meetings' for Venezuela coup
Author: 0 United States officials held 'secret meetings' for Venezuela coup

Trump has been harshly critical of Maduro's leftist regime, as Venezuela has spiraled downward into a grave economic and humanitarian crisis that has sparked violent protests and prompted a wave of emigration into nearby countries. "If you don't like the idea of the US talking to the military, then what do you propose?" said Richard Haass, a former top State Department official in the George W.

Global Media Erdogan insists on Idlib ceasefire despite failing to convince Rouhani, Putin
Author: 0 Erdogan insists on Idlib ceasefire despite failing to convince Rouhani, Putin

The Russian Ministry of Defense warned on Sunday that terrorist groups, including Jabhat Al-Nusra and the infamous White Helmets, are preparing to stage a chemical attack to give the Western coalition a pretext to strike Assad again. "Regime helicopters dropped more than 60 barrel bombs on the village of al-Habeet, killing at least one young girl" and wounding six other people, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said.

Global Media I'll take lie-detector test over unsigned article, says Mike Pence
Author: 0 I'll take lie-detector test over unsigned article, says Mike Pence

The US vice president told Sunday's edition of CBS' "Face the Nation" that he hasn't polled staffers about the opinion piece because "I know them ". Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a Trump ally, has said the president would be justified in using lie detectors to ferret out the anonymous writer.

Author: 0 NASA sees Hurricane Florence open an evil-looking eye

Hurricane Florence rapidly strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm on Monday as it closed in on North and SC. NHC spokesman Dennis Feltgen said historically, 90 percent of fatalities from hurricanes, tropical storms and tropical depressions have been caused by water.

Author: 0 Trump administration to close PLO office in Washington

Bolton is also expected to announced in his speech Monday that the State Department is shutting down a Palestinian Liberation Organization office in Washington in response to Palestinian efforts to have the court prosecute Israeli actions. "The Trump administration will not keep the office open when the Palestinians refuse to start direct and meaningful negotiations with Israel ". The prosecutor for the ICC, Fatou Bensouda, called for an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes ...

Global Media Trump warns further China tariffs 'ready to go'
Author: 0 Trump warns further China tariffs 'ready to go'

Trump said he's winning the escalating battle over trade policy between the USA and China, but said he has more trade sanctions in the works. This is on top of a second round of tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods the Trump administration is preparing, and $ 50 billion in tariffs that have already been imposed.

Global Media Trump says he could cause the 'ruination' of Canada with auto tariffs
Author: 0 Trump says he could cause the 'ruination' of Canada with auto tariffs

Lighthizer, Trump's top trade official, is scheduled to attend meetings in Europe on Monday and then in Argentina later in the week. That may be because urgency has subsided. The president has started the process of notifying Congress, which has the ultimate say. "A lot of these deadlines are artificial, but the end of September, with terms, is a very strongly held three-party objective".

Global Media France flights: Planes grounded at Lyon as police chase hits runway
Author: 0 France flights: Planes grounded at Lyon as police chase hits runway

He was later detained. All flights in and out of Lyon Saint-Exupery airport were temporarily suspended. Flights have been halted at the major French airport. The driver the sped on to the runway, government spokeswoman Christelle Monteagudo told the Associated Press. The driver then leapt from the vehicle and started running.

Global Media Justice Dept. Should Investigate Op-Ed Writer as Matter of National Security
Author: 0 Justice Dept. Should Investigate Op-Ed Writer as Matter of National Security

Woodward said: "At that moment there was a sense of profound alarm in the Pentagon leadership that, 'My God, one tweet and we have reliable information that the North Koreans are going to read this as an attack is imminent". press corps, many of whom sniffed that nothing in the opinion piece was new, since they hear such talk from White House staffers on a regular basis.

Global Media Trump threatens to 'write the real book' on his presidency
Author: 0 Trump threatens to 'write the real book' on his presidency

James Dao, the op-ed editor for the Times , said in the paper's Daily podcast on Thursday, "There's nothing in the piece that strikes me as being relevant to or undermining the national security". White House officials did not immediately respond to a request to elaborate on Mr. Trump's call for the writer to be turned over to the government or the unsupported national security ground of his demand.

Global Media Steve Baker: 80 MPs will vote against Chequers Brexit plan
Author: 0 Steve Baker: 80 MPs will vote against Chequers Brexit plan

In the Mail on Sunday , the former foreign secretary said the Chequers deal was "feeble" and "pathetic". In a column in the Mail on Sunday newspaper, Johnson described May's so-called Chequers plan to leave the European Union as "a humiliation" that opens "ourselves to perpetual political blackmail ".

Global Media Obama Kicks Off Midterm Push In Illinois
Author: 0 Obama Kicks Off Midterm Push In Illinois

Mr Obama acknowledged his sharp critique of Trump was something of a departure from tradition, noting the history of former presidents avoiding the rough and tumble of politics. "That is not a check, I'm being serious here. President Trump opens the jar, and he said, I loosened it for you", said Mr. McCarthy on Fox Business Network's "Sunday Morning Futures".

Global Media Paris stabbing: Several injured in knife spree, suspect arrested
Author: 0 Paris stabbing: Several injured in knife spree, suspect arrested

The alleged attack took place in central Paris around 10:45 p.m. along the Canal de l'Ourcq, BFM TV reported. Two British tourists were among those injured. In total at least seven people were injured by the individual, four of whom have been hospitalized in serious condition, according to a judicial source.

Global Media ICC says can rule on Rohingya deportations from Myanmar
Author: 0 ICC says can rule on Rohingya deportations from Myanmar

A special United Nations commission on Monday recommended prosecuting senior Myanmar military officers for suspected genocide. The Myanmar army in the mainly Buddhist nation has denied any allegations, saying its campaign has been a legitimate response to Rohingya militant attacks past year that killed about a dozen border guard police.

Global Media Swedish right and left neck-and-neck as anti-immigration party gains
Author: 0 Swedish right and left neck-and-neck as anti-immigration party gains

It was unlikely any single party would secure a majority of 175 seats. But the governing Social Democrats, led by prime minister Stefan Löfven, while maintaining their record of finishing first in every election since 1917, were projected to plunge to less than 26%, their worst score for over a century, and the main centre-right opposition Moderate party also slid badly, to about 18%.

Global Media Pence: I'd take lie detector test over NYT essay
Author: 0 Pence: I'd take lie detector test over NYT essay

The newspaper published the piece on Thursday , and only said the author was "a senior official in the Trump administration". The US vice president told Sunday's edition of CBS' "Face the Nation" that he hasn't polled staffers about the opinion piece because "I know them ".

Global Media Woodward on Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: 'I Wouldn’t Have Used It'
Author: 0 Woodward on Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: 'I Wouldn’t Have Used It'

The Hill reported Tuesday that Woodward has written that the president lashed out at aides this year during a session to prepare him for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller. Trump said if the person had a high-level security clearance, "I don't want him in those meetings". "Does the so-called "Senior Administration Official" really exist, or is it just the Failing New York Times with another phony source?" Still, Ponnuru cautioned against reading too much into the ...

Global Media China's Xi congratulates N. Korea on anniversary
Author: 0 China's Xi congratulates N. Korea on anniversary

The officials said further analysis is needed to confirm what kinds of weapons - including intercontinental ballistic missiles - were displayed at the event. Kim was seen laughing and holding hands up with China's Li as he oversaw the festivities at Pyongyang's main Kim Il Sung square on a clear autumn day.