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Clashes erupt at sacred site in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — Violence returned Thursday to a sacred site in Jerusalem as Palestinians gathering for prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound clashed with Israeli police nearly two weeks after a deadly attack there.  Earlier in the day, Palestinians had celebrated as Israel rolled back security measures and thousands of worshippers heeded a call by Muslim authorities to assemble for prayers at the mosque for the first time in 11 days. But as crowds pushed at one of the gates to the compound in the Old City, police fired tear gas and…

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OKC Thunder Shame Andre Roberson About Bad Tipping At L.A. Hot Spot

OKC Thunder Tip Shame Andre Roberson … After L.A. Team Dinner EXCLUSIVE Here’s proof your friends don’t ever let you live anything down … the OKC Thunder taking shots at Andre Roberson and his (non?) tipping habits after a dinner out in L.A. Remember, Roberson found himself in a public tipping scandal a couple weeks back, when a server claims the $30 million man bricked his gratuity … leaving a $14 tip on a nearly $500 check. The guys were out at Catch last night, and by the guys we…

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Jeff Sessions says of Trump’s criticism that “it’s kind of hurtful”

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador  — After being berated for a week by President Donald Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he will stay in the job for as long as Trump wants him to serve. He conceded that the president’s criticism pains him, though. Asked by Fox News’ Tucker Carlson whether he thinks Mr. Trump’s criticism is fair, Sessions said that “it’s kind of hurtful, but the president of the United States is a strong leader.” He also told Carlson the president “has had a lot of criticism, and…

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OKC Thunder Shame Andre Roberson About Bad Tipping At L.A. Hot Spot

OKC Thunder Tip Shame Andre Roberson … After L.A. Team Dinner EXCLUSIVE Here’s proof your friends don’t ever let you live anything down … the OKC Thunder taking shots at Andre Roberson and his (non?) tipping habits after a dinner out in L.A. Remember, Roberson found himself in a public tipping scandal a couple weeks back, when a server claims the $30 million man bricked his gratuity … leaving a $14 tip on a nearly $500 check. The guys were out at Catch last night, and by the guys we…

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Corporate manslaughter charges weighed in U.K. tower fire

32 Photos Smoke rises from the burning Grenfell Tower in London on June 14, 2017.  Matt Dunham/AP LONDON — British police said Thursday they have “reasonable grounds” to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London.  The Metropolitan Police force said it has officially informed the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, which owns the Grenfell Tower public housing block, and the management group the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Association that they are under suspicion.  The news came in a letter from…

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Andrew Paulson, Chess Impresario and Serial Entrepreneur, Dies at 58

Invited to Russia for a photo shoot in 1993, Mr. Paulson remained for 15 years. He enlisted local partners in publishing several periodicals: Afisha, a Russian entertainment and listings guide; Bolshoi Gorod, a free version of a Sunday newspaper supplement; and MIR, a monthly travel magazine. In 2006, a year after his publishing venture was acquired by a Russian company, he and Alexander Mamut, a billionaire Russian banker, founded SUP Media. The group became an online pioneer and bought LiveJournal, a social networking service. (It is still operating.) Mr. Paulson…

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Jeff Sessions says he’ll stay on as AG as long as Trump wants him in the job

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador  — After being berated for a week by President Donald Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he will stay in the job for as long as Trump wants him to serve. Sessions told The Associated Press he and Mr. Trump have a “harmony of values and beliefs” and he intends to stay and fight for the president’s agenda “as long as he sees that as appropriate.” “If he wants to make a change, he has every right,” Sessions said in an interview outside the U.S….

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‘I Am Totally Burned Out’: Patients Watch Health Care Debate With Dread

“I’m so done,” moaned Cathy McPherson, 58, a retired court clerk in Sonora, Calif., with hypertension, who has been covered by plans under the health care act from the outset. “It’s what I think about all the time and I am totally burned out. They go over and over it. Can you stop? Just stop it for a little bit? Go on vacation! Relax! Because I’d like a vacation from it, too!” On Thursday, as a vote loomed on a last-ditch repeal measure, many suspected the uncertainty would not end….

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Brandi Glanville: Joanna Krupa Refuses to Hand Over Gynecological Records

Brandi Glanville to Joanna Krupa No Gynecological Records? No Suit! EXCLUSIVE Brandi Glanville‘s had it with Joanna Krupa refusing to turn over medical records … so she’s asking the judge to toss out the smelly vagina lawsuit. Brandi filed docs saying the court ordered Joanna back in January to hand over her gynecological records but Joanna hasn’t done it yet … and Brandi says she’s had more than enough time. It’s interesting … Joanna also filed docs with a list of witnesses for the case and it reads like a Bravo reunion…

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Firm behind anti-Trump dossier also worked for Russia, Senate witness says

The company behind an infamous anti-Trump dossier also worked “on behalf of the Russian government” to fight U.S. sanctions that had enraged Moscow’s elite, a key witness testified to a Senate committee on Thursday.  The testimony of Bill Browder, the CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital, shed new light on the dealings of the controversial company Fusion GPS — which was tied to the dossier of spurious claims about President Trump. According to Browder, the company also conducted a “smear campaign” against him in a bid to fight Russia sanctions.  Further…

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