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Israel Agrees to Remove Metal Detectors at Entrances to Aqsa Mosque Compound

Israel Agrees to Remove Metal Detectors at Entrances to Aqsa Mosque Compound  New York Times Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors after cabinet vote  BBC News Israel: Metal Detectors Will Be Removed From Jerusalem Holy Site  NPR How a 1929 Dispute Frames Today’s Temple Mount Conflict  Bloomberg Full coverage More interesting Articles from

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McCain’s return to Senate injects momentum into GOP health-care battle

The Senate Republicans’ drive to pass a sweeping rewrite of the nation’s health-care laws took another unexpected turn late Monday when the office of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) announced he would return to Washington for a planned Tuesday vote. McCain, who was recently diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, could provide a critical vote to open debate on the GOP bill. The senator had been recuperating from surgery and exploring treatment options in Arizona. McCain’s announcement came as some Senate GOP leaders expressed confidence in a newly emerging strategy of trying to pass smaller-scale changes to the Affordable …

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From ‘fake media’ to Clinton, Trump brings political attacks to the Scout Jamboree

Ahead of President Trump’s appearance Monday at the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia, the troops were offered some advice on the gathering’s official blog: Fully hydrate. Be “courteous” and “kind.” And avoid the kind of divisive chants heard during the 2016 campaign such as “build the wall” and “lock her up.” But from the moment he took the stage, Trump — who was never a Scout himself but touted his role as the “honorary president of the Boy Scouts of America” — started leading them down a very different path. Over the next 35 minutes, the president threatened to …

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‘I Did Not Collude,’ Kushner Says After Meeting Senate Investigators

‘I Did Not Collude,’ Kushner Says After Meeting Senate Investigators  New York Times Pressure on Trump grows as Kushner is questioned  The Hill Kushner: Questioning Trump’s Win ‘Ridicules’ His Supporters  NBCNews.com Jared Kushner’s only excuse: He has no idea what he’s doing  Washington Post What Jared Kushner’s Statement Reveals About Russian Methods  The Atlantic Full coverage More interesting Articles from

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In Taking Aim at His Attorney General, Trump Tests Sessions’s Views

In Taking Aim at His Attorney General, Trump Tests Sessions’s Views  New York Times The Latest: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions  ABC News Cruz being considered to replace Sessions: report  The Hill Rudy Giuliani: Jeff Sessions ‘made the right decision’ to recuse from Russia probe  CNN Forget Russia. I’d fire Jeff Sessions over civil forfeiture.  USA TODAY Full coverage More interesting Articles from

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Of course millennials take drugs but we’re not stupid

The possibility of a plan to decriminalise small quantities of drugs has sparked predictable howls of outrage and siren warnings. The proposal, backed by key Fine Gael figures such as the Taoiseach, Minister for Health and Minister for Drugs, could mean that if a person is caught carrying small amounts of cannabis, cocaine or heroin this would no longer be a criminal offence. So, does this mean – as some suggest – that a new generation of young people are at risk of becoming drug-addled dropouts? It’s time to get a grip. Decriminalisation would not provide younger people with a …

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Arbitrary Stupid Goal: a memoir of growing up under the tables of the best restaurant in New York

To call Shopsin’s “a Greenwich Village institution” was to understate something profound and important and weird and funny: Shopsin’s (first a grocery store, later a restaurant) was a kind of secret reservoir of the odd and wonderful and informal world that New York City once represented, in the pre-Trumpian days of Sesame Street and Times Square sleaze: Tamara Shopsin grew up in Shopsin’s, and Arbitrary Stupid Goal is her new, “no-muss memoir,” is at once charming and sorrowing, a magnificent time-capsule containing the soul of a drowned city. Kenny Shopsin, the store’s proprietor (and Tamara’s father) is a character straight …

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Wisconsin based Company will be first US company to microchip Employees

RIVER FALLS, Wis. — A Wisconsin based company will become the first U.S. company to provide Employees with implantable microchips.What are ‘RFID’? RFID stands for Radio-frequency identification RFID uses electromagnetic fields to automatically identify and track tags attached to objects. The tags contain electronically stored information. Passive tags collect energy from a nearby RFID reader’s interrogating radio waves. Active tags have a local power source such as a battery and may operate at hundreds of meters from the RFID reader. Unlike a barcode, the tag need not be within the line of sight of the reader, so it may be embedded in the tracked object. RFID …

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White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill

WASHINGTON — The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow. Lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions package as early as Tuesday, and the bill could be sent to Trump before Congress breaks for the August recess. The legislation is aimed at punishing Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the newly appointed White House press secretary, said …

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