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Israel boosts Gaza border force as U.S. prepares to open Jerusalem embassy

As their bus drove past the compound, the journalists took photos of workers planting flowers in the area and paired Israeli and American flags fluttering from electricity poles. "There continues to be real anger among Palestinians" over Trump's decision , the CBC's Derek Stoffel said from Jerusalem. In Gaza , a strip of land Israel has blockaded for a decade, tens of thousands of people are anticipated to gather for protests along the perimeter fence.

Tragic day - Himanshu Roy, one of Maharashtra police's best officers, shoots himself

A one-page suicide note was recovered from his residence, the Mumbai Police said in a press statement. "Prima facie, it appears that he took the extreme steps due to his illness", added a former colleague. "Shocked to learn about Roy's untimely passing". The option was to go in for surgery, but I think Roy knew there wasn't much hope for him. Actor Neel Nitin Mukesh, who was a family friend of Roy offered his condolence to the deceased IPS officer.

Kenya: Probe ordered into dam tragedy, as death toll climbs

But none of them had a permit, a Water Resources Management Authority (Warma) spokesman said. The floodwaters also swept away power lines and other buildings, including a school, according to local witnesses. The latest figures from the government shows that more than 220,000 people have been displaced by flooding as heavy rains hit the country. My neighbour was killed when the water smashed through the wall of his house.

This is what lava damage from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano looks like

The Kilauea volcano has forced about 2,000 people to flee and destroyed dozens of homes . The lava line has been crawling closer to a geothermal power plant and employees of the now- closed plant have been working to remove risky flammable solvents from the plant in order to avoid any potential catastrophes.

GOP Immigration Moderates Say They'll Force House Votes On Legislation

Under House rules, the earliest the chamber would consider the moderates' proposal for votes is late June. The effort has been led by moderate Republican Reps. The measures never received House votes. Mr. Ryan and fellow Republican leaders have reason to be concerned, given some 30 to 40 other Republicans have previously signaled they wanted to see the debate happen, creating a pool of likely candidates to sign the discharge petition .

Merkel, Macron urge Iran and Israel to exercise restraint

Germany , France and Britain will "do everything" to ensure that Iran remains in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed during the meeting, a day after the United States pulled out of the accord. "That's the task for the future". Macron echoed the call to flesh out Europe's common foreign and defence policy. "I urge the U.S. to avoid taking any action that would hinder other parties from continuing to make the agreement work", Johnson told parliament, adding ...

Putin vows to boost Russian economy as he begins 4th term

Putin, whose relations with the West are on a hostile trajectory, has said he does not want an arms race while warning potential enemies that his country has developed a new generation of invincible weapons to protect itself just in case. " Russia should be modern and dynamic, it should be ready to accept the call of the times ", he said in his inauguration speech to thousands of guests standing in three halls of the Grand Kremlin Palace.

AT&T paid Trump lawyer for 'insights' on new administration

Trump took a dinner meeting with the incoming CEO of Novartis before Mr. Trump's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in late January 2018". "The only crime that's going on here is blackmail", Steyn said. It also denied that Essential did any legal or lobbying work for the company. "Why was he engaged in these transactions?" One source said the warrant also referenced an investigation into wire fraud and bank fraud.

Record-breaking temperatures forecast to end bank holiday weekend

London and the south east soaked up much of the sun, but most of the country has been bathing in warmth during a mini-heatwave that's set to last for another day. He said temperatures will generally be above normal, but this will depend on whether it is a sunny day or a sunny wetter day. "Neither does it look like it's going to be a complete washout, frightful end to the month of May".

'Tully' is deep yet concise rumination on motherhood

Charlize Theron insists there's nothing "brave" about packing on the pounds to play a stressed-out mum in her new film Tully , because expectant mothers do that "every day". With Tully , they're pretty much back on form. On the downside, she reminds Marlo that her own days of carefree abandon are long gone. Their dynamic works thanks in no small part to the screen chemistry between Theron and Davis , who shine in their respective roles as the world-weary but caring mother and naive but ...

"Avengers: Infinity War" Continues to Dominate

That would firmly place it again in the No. 1 spot, but it would fall short of second-weekend record-holder Star Wars: The Force Awakens , which made $149.2 million during its second weekend. Aside from Infinity War's opening weekend, its drop from weekend to weekend has remained consistently around 30 percent. Overseas, the mega-Superhero group pic grossed another $162.6-M for a foreign total of $713.3-M and $1.164-B worldwide.

Turkey: Main opposition names presidential candidate

Erdogan has won almost a dozen elections and dominated Turkish politics since his Islamist-rooted AK party first swept to power in 2002. Ince removed his CHP party pin and had it replaced with a Turkish flag, as he promised to be a candidate for all citizens, regardless of ethnicity or religion.

Manafort Judge Asks If Mueller Overstepped His Authority

Now the judge wants to know why Mr. Mueller's signature prosecution doesn't appear to have anything to do with it. During a hearing in which Manafort was seeking the dismissal of one of the two indictments against him in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling, Ellis speculated that prosecutors had charged him to get him to flip against Trump.

US Boy Scouts to change name in appeal to girls

Scouts BSA will begin recruiting girls 11-17 years old next year. Surbaugh said more than 3,000 girls nationwide already enrolled in the BSA's Early Adopter Program and are participating in Cub Scouts before the full launch. I'm sure many girls who would join the "Girl Scouts" will not now join the gender neutral "Scouts" as an alternative. "Albizo said it gives boys and girls an extra opportunity to learn to work together".

United Kingdom to continue probe despite Cambridge Analytica shutting shop

Though Zuckerberg was slow to address the controversy over Cambridge Analytica's data collection at first, he eventually issued a mea culpa through Facebook , accompanied by a media tour, and this week at the company's F8 developer conference promised to allow users to erase collected data , and prevent marketers from collecting it again in the future.

Iran Not Willing to Accept Changes to Nuclear Agreement

As Iran's all-powerful leader, Khamenei has the final word on all policy matters, foreign and domestic, including on the nuclear deal. "Iran will not renegotiate what was agreed years ago and has been implemented.also we will reject any ratification of it", Zarif said in a message posted on YouTube.

No Collusion? Leak Shows Mueller Wants To Ask Trump About It

Most of the questions reported by the Times ask what Trump knew of certain events, like the June 2016 meeting with the Russian lawyer, or what was he thinking when he did or said something, like firing former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey .

India, Pakistan and China to join multi-nation military drill in Russian Federation

They said the military drill will be held in the Ural mountains of Russian Federation and nearly all SCO member countries will be part of it. The multi-nation military exercise will held under the framework of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

Fire lights up downtown Sao Paulo in 26-storey building blaze

Firefighters said they believed there were victims but do not know how many. The newspaper reported that the military had joined the rescue effort, and was attempting to extract a person from the upper floors of the building through an adjacent property when the structure collapsed.

Things you may not know about International Workers' Day

As well as being associated with the workers' movement, May Day also has historical significance dating back to Gaelic and Roman times , specifically the holidays of Beltane and Floralia, which were held on, or just before, May 1 to celebrate the coming of summer and the Spring Equinox .