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Police shoot suspicious woman in Jerusalem

Scene after the shooting of a female suspect in Jerusalem, May 27, 2018. (photo credit: ISRAEL POLICE)

JERUSALEM POST - 2018-05-27 23:34:00

Man accused of smuggling Byzantine-era mosaic out of Syria

A California man has been accused of smuggling a Byzantine-era mosaic out of war-torn Syria and hiring artists to restore it in order to sell it.On Wednesday, the US Attorney's office for the Central District of California filed an asset forfeiture complaint seeking to retain possession of the mosai

CNN - 2018-05-27 19:37:09

U.S. officials in North Korea for summit prep: Washington Post

FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R) in Washignton, DC, U.S. May 17, 2018 and in Panmunjom, South Korea, April 27, 2018 respectively. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque and Korea Summit Press Pool/File Photos

REUTERS - 2018-05-27 13:59:22

Women who fought to lift the women’s driving ban in Saudi Arabia are getting arrested

When Saudi Arabia announced last September that it would lift its banon women driving, activists celebrated a step toward women’s equality in a nation known for restrictive, patriarchal laws. The lift is set to go into effect June 24.


Bank Indonesia's New Governor Is Wasting No Time on Rate Hikes

Indonesia’s new central bank governor is putting his stamp of authority on his role, calling an unscheduled policy meeting for Wednesday and setting the stage for a second interest rate increase in two weeks to stem a rout in the currency.A day after Governor Perry Warjiyo was sworn into office, Ban

BLOOMBERG - 2018-05-27 21:00:00

As Ireland Joins Europe’s Sprint From Catholic Fold, Francis Looks South

VATICAN CITY — When nearly one-third of Ireland’s Catholic population came to see Pope John Paul II celebrate a papal mass in Dublin in 1979, divorce, homosexual acts and abortion were all illegal in the country. Ireland, like much of Europe, toed the line on Roman Catholic Church teaching.In August

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-05-27 00:00:00

Trump must stick to his snub of Kim Jong Un

In canceling a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, President Donald Trump set a precedent. For once, the United States turned the tables on Pyongyang and pushed it to chase Washington.

THE HILL - 2018-05-26 14:30:06

Donald Trump: US-North Korea summit maybe back on June 12

SOURCE: Al Jazeera and news agencies North KoreaSouth KoreaUnited StatesNuclear weaponsAsia Pacific Sign up for our weekly newsletter Sign up for our newsletter to receive a weekly email of our best content SOURCE: Al Jazeera and news agencies North KoreaSouth KoreaUnited StatesNuclear weaponsAsi

ALJAZEERA.COM - 2018-05-27 05:58:00

Turkey wants to buy Russian SU-57s

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan left, and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, right, applaud during a welcome ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Turkey and Russia have put aside their traditional rivalries and differences on ...more >

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-05-27 00:00:00

Trump Versus Law Enforcement: A Confrontation With No Precedent

WASHINGTON - At a White House meeting last winter, leaders of the F.B.I. and the Justice Department made an urgent appeal to John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, to side with them against Republicans in Congress who were pressing for information about the Russia investigation that would co

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-05-26 15:34:07

Colombia's presidential elections viewed a referendum on FARC peace deal

Electoral officials sit at their polling stations during the presidential election in Corferias, the main voting center in Bogota, Colombia, on May 27, 2018.

CNN - 2018-05-27 20:14:08

Spain: Hundreds of people rescued from the Mediterranean sea

At least 6,872 people have been rescued while trying to enter Spain by sea so far this year,accordingto theInternational OrganizationforMigration (IOM), while 218 others have died attempting to make the crossing from North Africa, known as the WesternMediterranean route.

ALJAZEERA.COM - 2018-05-27 20:02:00

China's Equity Market Is About to Score a Rare and Timely Win

For only the third time since 2016, China’s domestic stocks are on track for a monthly gain that outpaces those listed offshore.While the margin’s narrow, it’s a small win for mainland shares that bodes well for their big debut on MSCI Inc.’s global benchmarks this week. The Shanghai Composite Index

BLOOMBERG - 2018-05-27 20:00:00

Leaders of Spain's Podemos win confidence vote after house purchase...

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Two leaders of Spain’s left-wing Podemos party, which was born out of opposition to austerity during the financial crisis, won on Sunday a confidence vote called after they bought a house for over 600,000 euros (525,287.44 pounds) near Madrid.

REUTERS - 2018-05-27 19:17:18

Italy’s Populist Parties, on Precipice of Power, Fail to Form Government

Italy’s prime minister-designate, Giuseppe Conte, center, leaves a meeting with Italy’s president, Sergio Mattarella, on Sunday in Rome.

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-05-27 00:00:00

Trump grants posthumous pardon to black boxing champ Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion, who was convicted of transporting a white woman across state lines, was pardoned by President Donald Trump.AP file


Imprisoned British-Iranian woman to face another trial in Iran

Tehran, Iran (CNN)Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Tehran, will face a trial for new "security-related" charges, Iranian media reports.The 39-year-old was arrested in 2016 and is already serving a five-year sentence for allegedly spying against the Iranian regime.Earl

CNN - 2018-05-27 15:13:50

North Korea, Ireland, South China Sea: Your Monday Briefing

•To meet, or not to meet?A team of U.S. negotiators crossed into North Korea,hoping to nail down details for a potential meetingbetween North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, and President Trump in Singapore on June 12. Mr. Trump canceled the meeting last week, only to revive its possibility just as abr

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-05-27 00:00:00

Pretty Little Liars Star Sasha Pieterse Marries Hudson Sheaffer at Irish Castle

Sasha Pieterse is a pretty little bride!ThePretty Little Liarsalum married fiancéHudson Sheafferin a romantic ceremony at the Leslie Estate, a castle in Glaslough, Ireland, PEOPLE confirms.For her fairytale nuptials, the bride donned a customChristian Sirianogown.Pieterse, 22, and Scheaffer, 28,got

PEOPLE - 2018-05-27 16:39:00

Ireland quietly comes to terms with dramatic change after abortion...

Messages are left at a memorial to Savita Halappanava a day after an Abortion Referendum to liberalise abortion laws was passed by popular vote, in Dublin, Ireland May 27, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

REUTERS - 2018-05-27 14:56:04